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BCMF 2015-2016 Annual Report Released

(Vancouver, BC) BC Métis Federation continues to build organizational administration and reporting to enable and assist members and partners review annual progress of the provincial Métis representative organization. Today BC Métis Federation leadership is proud to release the annual report for activities from April 1st, 2015 – March 31st, 2016. BC Métis Federation President Keith […]

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Federation Celebrates Events in Surrey and Clearwater this Weekend

(Vancouver, BC) BC Métis Federation continues to build community and grassroots support by the relentless work with partner communities and supporting local events. This past weekend representatives from the BC Métis Federation attended a board meeting with partner community Nova Métis Heritage Association (Nova) in Surrey on Saturday and attended the National Aboriginal Day celebration […]

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Métis Foster Family Featured on Global News this Past Weekend

(Burnaby, BC) BC Métis Federation held their Métis Cultural Gathering this past weekend to honour a Métis child known as “SS” and her foster family in Burnaby despite the efforts of the Ministry of Children and Family Development’s (MCFD) decision to keep one of our own Métis children from attending the Metis cultural event. The […]

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MCCFBC Failed Métis Child SS

(Vancouver, BC) BC Métis Federation is addressing the statement released yesterday from the Métis Commission for Children and Families of British Columbia (MCCFBC) that supports the removal of the Métis child from a Métis foster home. This situation has gripped all British Columbians this week as the matter is before the Supreme Court of British Columbia. […]

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Surrey School District #36 Failing Métis Students

(Surrey, BC) BC Métis Federation and partner community Nova Métis Heritage Association (Nova) are raising serious concerns about the latest Aboriginal cultural program being created for the hundreds of teachers and schools in Surrey School District #36. Nova has appointed representatives on the School District’s Aboriginal Advisory Committee but their lack of meaningful engagement and respectful recognition […]

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Métis Family Needs Support

The leadership of the BC Métis Federation met this weekend and has agreed to support a Métis foster family facing an extremely difficult situation. While details of the case must remain confidential there are many steps being taken to address. A letter was sent to the Minister of Children and Family Development and steps are […]

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Métis Christmas Party Celebration in Surrey

(Surrey, BC) BC Métis Federation and partner community Nova Métis Heritage Association (Nova) held their fourth annual Christmas party for Métis members and families yesterday in Surrey. A large turnout of Métis families and friends attended the festive Christmas event. There were several children of all ages in attendance. The event included Métis music, food, and a […]

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Board Meeting in Vancouver

Vancouver, BC – BC Métis Federation board continued their governance work this weekend with the recent meeting in Vancouver at their office. The board addressed internal reporting and planning where we discussed key items such as economic development, child and family policy, health, consultation office updates, membership progress, new project initiatives, and much more. BC […]

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Peyak Li Moond Métis Society Thanks BC Métis Federation

Prince George, BC – BC Métis Federation has committed to supporting partner communities and organizations throughout British Columbia. BC Métis Federation has demonstrated ongoing commitment to support partner’s communities with Métis culture since being established in 2011. This includes consistent annual investments to support summer cultural events. Peyal Li Moond Métis Society (Peyak) is a […]

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Congratulations to White Buffalo Aboriginal and Métis Health Society

Kamloops, BC – BC Métis Federation continues to support building strong relationships with partner communities and organizations throughout British Columbia. BC Métis Federation has maintained our commitment to fulfilling the role of being a provincial policy and advocacy political Métis representative organization, not involved in direct service delivery. To assist this vision one of the […]

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