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World Festival in Richmond Signals Close of Summer Métis Cultural Events

Richmond, BC – The BC Métis Federation leadership is celebrating the final Métis cultural event for the summer in 2015 with the completion of successful activities this past weekend in Richmond, BC. BC Métis Federation partnered with the Michif Historical and Cultural Preservation Society to set up the Métis cultural pavilion as part of the […]

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Final Métis Cultural Event for Summer – Roots Music Festival

Prince George, BC – The musicians and many of those in attendance at the Roots Music Festival hosted by Peyak Li Moond Métis Society in Prince George this past weekend have stated it to be one of the best festivals of the year. The BC Métis Federation was one of the sponsors and Vice President […]

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MEDC Attending Aboriginal Business Match in September in Fort St. John

Vancouver, BC – The Métis Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) is participating in the Aboriginal Business Match, taking place in Fort St. John September 21-23, 2015. “What we are looking for are the best business opportunities for our Métis business and individuals throughout BC,” stated Shauna Benson, consulting Executive for MEDC. Benson goes on to say […]

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Provincial Ministry of Health Contract NOIHL245 Update

(Vancouver, BC) – BC Métis Federation continues to advocate and address policy and socio-economic issues on behalf of members and partners throughout BC. In August the Province of British Columbia, through the Ministry of Health (MoH), posted a notification that a contract was going to be awarded to the Métis Provincial Council of British Columbia […]

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Métis Economic Development Corporation Website Launched

(Vancouver, BC) – Métis Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), launched the new MEDC brand and new website, www.metisedc.ca, to provide businesses, individuals and partner organizations with relevant and easy-to-find information on the Métis Economic Development Corporation and its opportunities. “Our website will be an important way for us to share information about the Métis Economic Development […]

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An Open Letter to Canadians – BC Ministry of Education continues Politics of Denial and Exclusion for Métis

Joe Desjarlais Portfolio Holder Education BC Métis Federation An Open Letter to Canadians – BC Ministry of Education continues Politics of Denial and Exclusion for Métis Dear friends, After almost eight (8) months of correspondence, it appears that the BC Ministry of Education (MoE) is still unwilling to support Métis education in this province with […]

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Métis Culture Celebrated in Terrace

(Terrace, BC) – BC Métis Federation and the Skeena River Métis Community Association, one of the partner communities of the BC Métis Federation, are once again celebrating the success of their 2ndAnnual Métis Music Festival that was held over the weekend at Thornhill Community Hall in Terrace, British Columbia.  BC Métis Federation President Keith Henry […]

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Métis Cultural Activities in McLeese Lake and Vancouver Continue to Build Support

(Vancouver, BC) BC Métis Federation continues to support Métis culture as a priority throughout BC. This past weekend the BC Métis Federation and partner community Cariboo Chilcotin Métis Association (CCMA) worked together once again to host the Mètis Music Jamboree at McLeese Lake. In addition BC Métis Federation was requested to provide Métis cultural performance […]

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MEDC and DOMCOR Sign New Joint Venture

(Vancouver, BC) The BC Metis Federation’s newly formed Metis Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) has just signed on to its first formal joint venture with DOMCOR Projects Inc. (DOMCOR) as a strategic partnership. DOMCOR specializes with industry focus on safety, security, first aid, traffic control, training and all protection services for a variety commercial industries. “We […]

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BC Métis Federation 2014-2015 Annual Report and Financial Statements

(Vancouver, BC) BC Métis Federation is pleased to release the 2014-2015 Annual Report which includes the first official audited financial statements for the organization since incorporating as a non for profit in June of 2011. The BC Métis Federation Annual Report covers the period of April 1st, 2014 – March 31st, 2015 in accordance with […]

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