BC Metis Federation TLU August 2019 Poster Launch FINAL

Métis Land and Life Project Launched Today

BC Métis Federation is pleased to announce a groundbreaking traditional land-use study. The ten-month Métis community-led and community-based study will explore the long-standing relationships that Métis peoples have had with each other, with Canadian society, and with the land. The Métis Terrestrial Reference Study is entitled, “The Metis Land and Life Project” which will explore […]

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BC Metis Fed and SRMCA Leaders August 9th, 2019

Métis Culture Celebrated at Sixth SRMCA Event in Terrace

BC Métis Federation and the Skeena River Métis Community Association, one of the partner communities of the BC Métis Federation, are celebrating the success of their 6th Métis Music Festival where an estimated 200 people attended over the weekend at Thornhill Community Hall in Terrace, British Columbia. BC Métis Federation President Keith Henry stated; “Thank […]

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Kiewit Ledcor TMEP Partnership Employment Opportunities

Kiewit Ledcor TMEP Partnership (KLTP) is a joint venture between Kiewit and Ledcor. KLTP is responsible for building the Lower Mainland portion of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project. This work includes 35 km of pipeline from Langley to Burnaby, the expansion of Sumas, Burnaby and Westridge Marine Terminals, and a 2.6 km tunnel through Burnaby […]

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BCMF with Minister Sohi July 23rd, 2019

BC Métis Federation Strengthens Partnership with the Office of the Minister of Natural Resources

On Tuesday, BC Métis Federation Vice President Rene Therrien, Secretary Joe Desjarlais, board member Earl Belcourt, board member Angel Fisher, Treasurer Betty Fisher and operational staff members Sherry Daniels and Drake Henry met with Honourable Minister Amarjeet Sohi along with Cheryl Cardinal, Director of Indigenous Relations and reconciliation and Kimberly Lavoie, Executive Director, Phase IV […]

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SVCMF 2019 July 15 Final

Métis Culture in Terrace August 9th – 11th

BC Métis Federation and partner Skeena River Métis Community Association invite all Métis members, families and friends to the upcoming Skeena Valley Country Music Festival in Terrace, BC. The event is open to everyone Métis and Non-Métis. There will be dry camping available and the event hosts food services. Make your plans to attend!

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Letter from Federal Minister of Finance to Federation

The Government of Canada continues to recognize and work with the BC Métis Federation. This week Federal Minister of Finance Honourable Bill Morneau sent a new correspondence regarding future discussions about the Trans Mountain Expansion project. BC Métis Federation leaders will be meeting in August. This is an important new engagement and members will be […]

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FF2018 - The Wild Moccasins Shaw Dance Stage (17)

Métis Pavilion Ready for Fusion Festival

BC Métis Federation and partner Michif Historical and Preservation Society are pleased to once again present Métis culture at Canada’s largest cultural festival in Surrey, BC this July 20th and 21st. The Fusion Festival is only a few weeks away and we encourage Métis members and friends throughout BC to come and celebrate Métis culture […]

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Métis Child Protection Act Updated

BC Métis Federation continues to advance our laws to protect the interests of our Métis children and families in our membership. This past week, the BC Métis Federation amended the Métis Child Protection Act and today we are pleased to share it with the public. Recently, the Federal Government passed Bill C-92 which is a […]

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Meeting Minutes – June 27th, 2019 for Members

BC Métis Federation leadership met this last week in Vancouver to address key governance and project updates for the organization. BC Métis Federation has posted the draft June 27th minutes for members and partners to now review.

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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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