Archive | June, 2012

MNBC Continues to Interfere with Mètis Communities – Director Resignation

(Terrace, BC) The Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) leaders continued their latest tactics to divide their community organizations this past week in Terrace, BC. The North West BC Métis Association (NWBCMA) is one of the identified thirty-three Métis community associations that are listed on the MNBC website as a Chartered Community. The NWBCMA is one […]

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MNBC legal council Joe Gereluk discusses Debt Recovery plan

BCMF Response to Legal Counsel Mr. Joe Gereluk for MPCBC President

Thursday, June 28th, 2012 Métis Community Leaders Métis People of BC Re: MNBC Legal Counsel Joe Gereluk Letter Attention Métis leaders and Métis people of British Columbia; I am formally responding to an interesting response from Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) legal counsel Joe Gereluk. One of the six issues a number of us Métis […]

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SFU Aboriginal Steering Committee MNBC Seat Called Into Question

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012 Dr. Andrew Petter, President Simon Fraser University Re: SFU Educational Engagement Re Métis Dear Dr. Petter: My name is Keith Henry and I am the President of the BC Métis Federation, a provincial representative organization for Métis people in British Columbia. In a recent email dialogue between Simon Fraser University (SFU) […]

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BCMF Calls on the Canadian Taxpayer Federation

Tuesday, June 26, 2012 Justin Bateman, British Columbia Director, Canadian Tax Payer Federation PO Box 20539, Howe Street RPO, Vancouver, BC, V7Z 2N8 Re: Government of Canada and British Columbia Support for Dysfunctional Organization – MNBC I write to you today in my role as the President of the BC Métis Federation. The BC Métis […]

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Métis Days Hosted by the BC Métis Federation this Weekend at the Klahowya Village in Stanley Park

The BC Métis Federation is very pleased to host Métis Days this weekend as part of the Canada Day long weekend. The event will feature Métis art, dance performances by the Silver Tip Swingers and Buttertown Jiggers as well as story telling by well know writer and author Mr. David Doyle who will speak about […]

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Independent Legal Opinion Tells all – Startling Revelations About MNBC/MPCBC

Continued Government Support of Mètis Nation British Columbia Dear Premier Clark and Prime Minister Harper, On behalf of the BC Métis Federation, I submit this letter to the Federal and Provincial Governments, to inform you of new information regarding continued government investments into an organization known as the Métis Nation British Columbia and also by […]

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National Aboriginal Day – A Message from the BC Metis Federation

The BC Metis Federation board and volunteer staff wish our Metis families and friends a wonderful National Aboriginal Day. Metis people throughout Canada are taking a moment to reflect and honor our community as we live on through the history of our people. We all know that our historic struggles in many ways continue today. […]

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Enbridge Pipelines Spills Approximately 230,000 Litres of Crude Oil –Elk Point Location in Alberta

(Vancouver, BC) Enbridge Inc. had their latest significant pipeline spill near Elk Point just northeast of Edmonton, Alberta earlier this week. It appears the leak occurred sometime on Monday but was not made aware to people until later this week. This latest issue was a sizeable Enbridge spill with an estimated 230,000 litres of crude […]

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Louis Riel House Closure – Not Acceptable

(Vancouver, BC) The BC Mètis Federation asserts the need for Mètis cultural support is required more than ever before in light of such much public confusion about whom we are. Mètis culture is being lost each day with the passing of elders and the loss of traditional knowledge about our authentic story, cultural practices, art […]

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BC Metis Federation Regional Gathering Final Report – Metis People from Across BC Engage

The BC Metis Federation is pleased to provide a the final report from the recent Regional Gathering – A New Way Forward initiative. This was a three months intensive regional and community based consultation effort where BC Metis Federation representatives arranged a serious of community meetings and information sessions. The main objectives was to discuss […]

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