BC Métis Federation Kicks Off New Round of Community Meetings in Terrace

BC Métis Federation project team was warmly welcomed to Terrace this past Saturday as the first community meeting to assist the organization address Michif Language, Métis Land and Life Project and Coast Guard Community Preparedness Response. Three BC Métis Federation project teams were warmly welcomed to Terrace on Saturday for the first community engagement Métis meeting […]

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Métis Missing from Bill 41

This morning BC Métis Federation President, Keith Henry, wrote to British Columbia Premier Horgan and his key BC Government team members including Deputy Minister Carole James (who also has Métis ancestry) and Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Honourable, Scott Fraser. The BC Metis Féderation correspondence today speaks to disappointment that Métis were not invited […]

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Community Meetings Announced

BC Métis Federation is pleased to announce upcoming community-based meetings being held in 5 locations in November and December. The objective of the future meetings is to engage on key projects such as the Michif Language Revitalization, Métis Land and Life, and Community Preparedness Response Planning projects. Members and all Métis people are welcome to […]

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BC Métis Federation and MHCPS Sign New MOU

Today, BC Métis Federation and the Michif Historical and Cultural Preservation Society (MHCPS) are announcing the signing of a new MOU which focuses on Project Coming Home. BC Métis Federation President Keith Henry stated, “I believe this is one of the most exciting projects for the Métis in BC ever. The new partnership between our […]

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BC Métis Federation 8th Annual General Meeting Success

BC Métis Federation leaders and team members are celebrating the recent successful 8th Annual General Meeting (AGM) which was held in Kelowna, BC.  There were approximately 115 delegates in attendance which included voting members from many locations across British Columbia plus partners and additional family members. BC Métis Federation President Keith Henry states, “This was […]

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2018-2019 Annual Report Released

BC Métis Federation leadership and team members are happy to release the 2018-2019 BC Métis Federation Annual Report. The report provides comprehensive details on the progress of the organization in relation to a financial audit, membership growth, economic development, child and family issues, and much more that the organization accomplished this past fiscal year. Members […]

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Métis Land and Life Project Community Liaison Dinner Meeting

Métis Land and Life Project lead Joe Desjarlais is announcing a Community Liaison Dinner Meeting for potential and existing community liaisons. The dinner meeting will be held the evening before the BC Métis Federation Annual General Meeting. The location will be at the Four Points Sheraton Kelowna Airport at 5 PM on October 4th. Meet […]

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Federal Election – Métis Call to Action

The Federal Election polls for October 21st are starting to show a shift in who Canada may elect in the upcoming Federal Election. The Conservatives are now polling ahead of the current ruling Liberals for the first week in over 4 years. The NDP, Greens, Bloq and PCC parties remain distant. However, the NDP and […]

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Federal Government Meeting – Finance – Member Update

On August 25, 2019, officials from the Department of Finance (Finance) and representatives of the B.C. Métis Federation (BCMF) participated in exploratory discussions with respect to Indigenous economic participation in the Trans Mountain Expansion Project (the Project). As stated in a letter sent to BCMF by the Minister of Finance on July 9, 2019, the […]

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Michif Language Revitalization Project

BC Métis Federation continues to implement the Michif Revitalization Project and today is sharing the project brochure which describes the project in greater detail. A reminder that the project is inviting Elders to apply to be part of the project committee. Click here to review the Michif Language Revitalization Project brochure.

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