Phase 2 – TMX Final Report Released

BC Métis Federation leadership has approved the final report for the Phase 2 Trans Mountain Expansion (TMX) Report yesterday during the recent board meeting. The report presents the outcomes from the recent TMX Forum help in Surrey, BC in May. Members and partners are encouraged to review the report and recommendations. Thank you to members […]

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Métis Culture Celebrated in Clearwater – National Indigenous Day

BC Métis Federation leaders and the Métis community in Clearwater, BC celebrated National Indigenous Day this past Friday.  Métis community leader Cindy Wilgosh and local board members hosted the National Indigenous Day celebrations featuring Métis music, dance, culture and activities from 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM in Clearwater.  Local residents, school district students, local tourists, […]

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BC Métis Federation Pleased with Decision on TMX

Today, the Governor in Council approved TMX and that every dollar the federal government earns from the project will be invested in Canada’s clean energy transition. Looking forward, the Government will continue to engage directly with you to discuss the potential impacts of regulatory authorizations on Aboriginal and treaty rights as well as other outstanding […]

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BC Métis Federation Board Meeting June 27th

Attention members: please be advised that the board is meeting June 27th at the office in Vancouver to review key organizational items. If you have any items you want addressed, please email board secretary Joe Desjarlais j.desjarlais@bcmetis.com. Members are welcome to attend.  

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National Indigenous Day Celebration

The BC Métis Federation is supporting the Métis community in Clearwater, BC with the National Indigenous Day celebration this June 21st. BC Métis Federation representatives will be on hand to meet with Métis community leaders as well to discuss the outcomes of the Federal Government decision expected June 18th regarding the Trans Mountain Expansion project.

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TMX Update – BC Métis Federation Members

BC Métis Federation leadership is sharing final documentation that has been completed as a result of ongoing consultation for our members on the Trans Mountain Expansion (TMX) Project. Natural Resources Canada is finalizing an updated report as required by recent legal rulings.  The documentation was created as a result of BC Métis Federation community gatherings, […]

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TMX Forum Demonstrates Strong Desire for Métis Contracting and Employment

BC Métis Federation members, partner communities and several Trans Mountain Expansion (TMX) project partners met this week in Surrey, British Columbia to continue working on a strategy to ensure employment and contract opportunities for our members and Métis small businesses. The TMX Forum was supported by the Government of Canada (through Natural Resources Canada) along […]

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TMX Reconsideration Report for Members

BC Métis Federation leadership is pleased to release the comprehensive report completed with Natural Resources Canada and Kinder Morgan Canada from meetings completed the past number of months. The Trans Mountain Expansion (TMX) project has been required to address key issues for final project approval which included addressing BC Métis Federation member concerns.  BC Métis […]

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BCMF Director Rose Bortolon Passed Away over the Easter Weekend

BC Métis Federation staff and our Board of Directors are sending their condolences to the family of Rose Bortolon after learning that Rose passed away over this Easter long weekend.

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BC Métis Federation Announces TMX Industry Forum May 5th and 6th in Surrey, BC

BC Métis Federation is pleased to host the Trans Mountain Expansion (TMX) Members Forum on May 5th and 6th with support from Natural Resources Canada, Government of Canada and Kinder Morgan Canada. This forum has been created as a direct result of discussions hosted recently by the BC Métis Federation from this past fall of […]

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