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2018 Scoop Campaign

The BC Métis Federation is announcing a new campaign to scoop back our Métis children in care of the Provincial Ministry of Children and Family Development. There needs to be serious updates and changes to how Métis organizations are involved, the lack of meaningful Métis community engagement, and a serious lack of transparency about how […]

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IAMC-TMX Invitation to Stó:lō and Métis Community Members in the Fraser Valley

The Indigenous Advisory and Monitoring Committee (IAMC) and Trans Mountain Expansion (TMX) are holding a community engagement visit for Stó:lō and Métis Community Members in the Fraser Valley. The purpose of this meeting is to provide the opportunity for community members to learn, and have a conversation, about the work of the IAMC-TMX. Monday, March 12, 2018 7:00 – […]

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IAMC-TMX Requests for Proposals – Executive Director and Senior Science Advisor

On behalf of the Indigenous Advisory and Monitoring Committee (IAMC) for the Trans Mountain Expansion Project (TMX), we are excited to let you know there are two IAMC-TMX requests for proposals (RFP) now available on the Buy and Sell website. Please find a link to the IAMC-TMX Executive Director RFP here: buyandsell.gc.ca/procurement-data/tender-notice/PW-18-00817105 Please find a […]

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Métis Child and Family Forum Chilliwack March 3rd, 2018

Chilliwack, BC – This past Saturday, two representatives from the BC Métis Federation attended a conference put on by the Chilliwack Métis Association regarding Métis children and family services in BC. The guest speaker at the one day conference was Eva Coles, representative from the Métis Commission for Children and Families (Métis Commission). The predominant […]

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Former Métis Leader in Saskatchewan Fights for 60’s Scoop Métis Impact

The BC Métis Federation is sharing the efforts of former Métis Nation of Saskatchewan President Robert Doucette to address the personal impacts of the 60s scoop on himself and his family. Robert made significant efforts to address the issue with the Canadian Human Rights Commission (CHRC) in November 2017. Reviewing the documents below, readers will see his concerns about how […]

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BC Métis Federation Members Continue Fight for SS

The fight for our Métis member SS continues. While Provincial and Federal Government politicians state publicly that they support the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, their Ministries carry on as business as usual. Look at this incredible situation. Since members “LM and RB” have been fighting for the rights of member […]

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Colten Boushie and a Legacy of Injustice

Article by David Doyle, Author LOUIS RIEL, Let Justice Be Done (Ronsdale Press, 2017) On Friday, February 9, 2018, a jury in Battleford, Saskatchewan, deliberated thirteen hours before finding a Caucasian farmer, Gerald Stanley, not guilty of second degree murder in the 2016 death of Colten Boushie, a resident of the Red Pheasant First Nation. […]

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BCMF Demands Justice for Colton – Dark Day in Canada

Vancouver, BC – BC Métis Federation leadership has joined the chorus of Indigenous leadership across Canada condemning the acquittal of Mr. Stanley in the Colton Boushie case from Saskatchewan ruled this past Friday. BC Métis Federation Secretary Joe Desjarlais attended a rally in Vancouver this weekend (Saturday) held at the CBC building in support of […]

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BC Métis Federation Governance

BC Métis Federation is pleased to share the minutes and key presentation information from our recent board meeting held on Friday, January 19th, 2018.

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Final Farewell Ken Fisher

Surrey, BC – BC Métis Federation leadership, Nova Métis Heritage Association, and countless other organizations (including Métis Nation BC) spent this past Saturday remembering Ken Fisher. Ken’s Celebration of Life hosted by the BC Métis Federation brought together over 130 friends and family to remember the life and times of Ken Fisher. Ken’s significant contributions, […]

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