Letter to BCMF

Minister of Children and Family Development Letter to BC Metis Federation

BC Métis Federation continues to address the injustice of the Métis case of SS. BC Métis Federation is sharing the latest response received from Honourable Katrine Conroy, Minister of Child and Family Development in British Columbia. While the Province of BC letter is ambiguous about the case, there is new messaging about the new relationship […]

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British eBay Hobbyist Called Grave Robber for Selling ‘Métis’ Items

Recently a news item was published by CBC, and sources across Canada of a “Canadian Metis Chief’s Medicine Bag, feather & stick, found on grave Batoche 1885” being offered for sale on eBay, which was met with serious backlash from the Metis community. 1 At the end of the 1960 and in the beginning of […]

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Urgent Letter Regarding Métis Child SS to Premier Horgan

BC Métis Federation sent an urgent letter to the Provincial Government today. This letter is addressing the mandate from the recent Annual General Meeting (AGM) motion to demand SS’s return to our proper adoption family and Métis community. Honorable Premier, The BC Métis Federation is requesting an urgent meeting as follow up to our October […]

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Actions of MCFD – Cultural Genocide

This week Canadians saw media splashing of the Federal Government addressing the impacts of the 60s scoop of Indigenous children from across Canada. Sadly the media was not as accurate in their commentary as this is on First Nations children. Once again the Métis are left out. There continues the cultural genocide in British Columbia […]

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BC Métis Federation Letter to Premier re SS

BC Métis Federation sent a letter yesterday to Premier Horgan to address the ongoing injustice facing Métis child SS. Delegates in attendance at the recent BC Métis Federation Annual General Meeting unanimously demanded her return to our community and customary adopted family. Thursday, October 5, 2017 Premier of British Columbia Honourable John Horgan Province of […]

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When Will Proper Métis Governance be Addressed in BC?

BC Métis Federation has been long calling for true Métis public accountability, inclusion and governance reform. Despite this both the Provincial and Federal Governments continue a one window approach to fund Métis representation with Métis Nation BC (MNBC). According to their own audited financial statements one has to questions how this can continue. Here are […]

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2017 DRAFT AGM Minutes

2017 DRAFT AGM Minutes

BC Métis Federation is pleased to provide members and partners the DRAFT 2017 6th Annual General Meeting minutes for review. Presentations and supportive information have also been posted for review. BC Metis Federation thanks sponsorship for the 6th AGM from our partners: For almost 65 years, the 1,150-km Trans Mountain Pipeline system has been safely and […]

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Tribute to Joyce Fisher – Remembering Our Friend

BC Métis Federation is sharing the Celebration of Life video produced by the organization to honor Joyce Fisher. Joyce Fisher, wife of board member Ken Fisher, was one of the most dedicated supporters and friends within the Métis community anyone has ever witnessed. BC Métis Federation was proud to honor and thank Joyce for all […]

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6th Annual General Meeting Brings Family Together in Burnaby

Burnaby, BC – BC Métis Federation leadership is once again celebrating the success of their sixth (6th) Annual General Meeting (AGM) held this past weekend in Burnaby, BC. Approximately 100 individuals attend Sunday, October 1st to participate in the governance for the BC Métis Federation. Métis people attended from Vancouver, Kelly Lake, Surrey, Prince George, […]

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Sign up for FREE Business Training

Sign up for FREE Business Training

Aboriginal Business and Entrepreneurship Skills Training (BEST) is returning this fall. Learn what it takes to research, launch, buy or grow your own business! This program and everything you need is FREE, including manuals, supplies, food, and access to business start-up funding. Space is limited and the programs are filling up fast, register soon to […]

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