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Louis Riel Commemoration – Remembering Louis Riel 130 Years Ago

North Vancouver, BC – BC Métis Federation leadership continued their work to raise public awareness about Métis people and the life of Louis Riel yesterday in North Vancouver. There was a strong turn out to the event held in partnership with the Nova Métis Heritage Association at the Ron Andrews Community Center. The event featured […]

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BC Government Will Raise Métis Flag November 16 in Victoria

Victoria, BC – BC Métis Federation leadership is celebrating a major achievement this week. The leadership has consistently advocated for support from the Provincial, Federal, and Municipal governments to recognize November 16th each year in respect of the date Louis Riel was wrongfully hung in 1885. This action led by the BC Métis Federation has […]

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BC Métis Federation Honours Remembrance Day

(Vancouver, BC) The BC Métis Federation continues to honour Métis and all veterans each year on Remembrance Day. Thousands of Métis people will be attending Remembrance Day ceremonies across British Columbia and Canada. BC Métis Federation President Keith Henry will be attending the Remembrance Day event at the Whalley Legion in Surrey to support a […]

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Congratulations to Skeena River for Successful AGM in Terrace

Terrace, BC – BC Métis Federation leadership congratulates the Skeena River Métis Community Association for the success of their Annual General Meeting (AGM) held October 24th in Terrace. Skeena River has been a partner with the BC Métis Federation for years and together the organizations have completed a number of steps including industry consultation and […]

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Liberal Majority – Congratulations to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Vancouver, BC – BC Métis Federation leadership congratulates Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party of Canada for the historic victory in the 42nd Federal Election. The Liberal Party of Canada has won a decisive majority after 10 years of leadership by former Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the Conservative Party. There are now […]

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MEDC and ATCO Structures and Logistics Partnership

(Vancouver, BC) The Métis Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and ATCO Structures and Logistics have been working on a Letter of Intent over the previous month. This last week they have come together and signed this commitment to work together on current and upcoming projects. With this partnership, ATCO Structures has access to qualified Aboriginal businesses […]

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New Economic Development Partnership Formed with Site

(Vancouver, BC) The Métis Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and Site Energy Services Inc. (Site) have joined together in partnership to work on obtaining bigger projects which are happening throughout the province of British Columbia. This will allow MEDC to work with Métis businesses who are in the clearing, hauling and trucking industry, as well as […]

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BC Métis Federation AGM Budget Performance

(Vancouver, BC) – BC Métis Federation continues to demonstrate transparency for members and partner communities. Today BC Métis Federation is releasing the reconciled budget for the Industry Forum and Annual General Meeting in Kamloops September 25th and 26th. BC Métis Federation President Keith Henry stated; “I am pleased to report that BC Métis Federation achieved […]

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4th Annual General Meeting Showcases Progress and Gains Momentum

Kamloops, BC – BC Métis Federation leadership is celebrating the success of the Industry Forum and Annual General Meeting this past weekend in Kamloops. The meetings were held at Hotel 540. Approximately 110 individuals attended over the two days to participate in the governance and economic development updates. Métis people attended from Vancouver, Surrey, Prince […]

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Métis Nation British Columbia Incompetence Devastates Families

(Vancouver, BC) – BC Métis Federation is issuing another statement today regarding one of the latest situations regarding Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) and the financial administration of their programs and services. MNBC continues to administer the Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training Strategy (ASETS) on behalf of the Métis people in British Columbia despite years […]

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