Archive | August, 2012

BCMF Correspondence to MNBC Regarding Election

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 Tina Penney Chief Electoral Officer Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) 312-830 E 7th Avenue Vancouver, BC V5T 4J2 Without Prejudice Re: MNBC General Election Questions VIA EMAIL Dear Miss Penney, I am corresponding in my role as the President of the BC Métis Federation who represents the interests and concerns of […]

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Another MNBC Card Holder Says Good Bye

(Surrey, BC) This week yet another Mètis person has decided to publicly leave the Mètis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) as one of their MNBC citizenship card holders. The desire by Mètis people to continue to remove any association with the MNBC continues to grow in light of the continuing MNBC dysfunction. Miss Donna Kondra lives […]

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Simpson School

Mètis School Will Not Sell Now – City Denies Rezoning Application

(Vancouver, BC) The single largest issue that caused a major split within the Métis Nation was the improper purchase of the school property located at 30691 Simpson Road in Abbotsford, BC by the Métis Provincial Council of British Columbia (referred to as the MNBC). This property was purchased by the MNBC board, led by President […]

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BC Métis Federation Responds to Provincial Government Letter of August 16th

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 Peter Cunningham Assistant Deputy Minister (ADM) Ministry of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation Re: Letters dated August 1st and 16th, 2012 VIA EMAIL Dear ADM Cunningham, I want to acknowledge receipt of your letters dated August 1st and 16th respectively. We appreciate your efforts to clarify the position of the Provincial Government […]

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Mètis Nation British Columbia General Election Continues to be a Bust

(Vancouver, BC) The BC Mètis Federation has continued efforts to call on the Federal and Provincial governments to take action in light of the recent handling of the Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) General Election scheduled for September 15th, 2012. BC Mètis Federation has proven the manner in which the current MNBC Chief Electoral Officer […]

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Williams Lake Metis Community Decides not to Participate in the MNBC General Election September 15th, 2012

The BC Metis Federation was informed yesterday that another Metis community (Cariboo Chilcotin Metis Association – CCMA) notified the Metis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) that they refused to take part in the upcoming MNBC General Election scheduled for September 15th, 2012 because of the illegal actions of MNBC. BC Metis Federation has been advocating to […]

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BC Mètis Federation Meets with Kinder Morgan Canada – Trans Mountain Expansion Project

(Vancouver, BC) The BC Mètis Federation leadership coordinated a meeting with representatives from Vancouver Métis Citizens Society and Nova Métis Heritage Association with Kinder Morgan Canada (KMC) in Vancouver earlier this week. The purpose of the meeting was to review the proposed Trans Mountain Expansion Project. The proposed KMC Trans Mountain Expansion Project is in […]

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DCMF and BCMF SOC August 11th, 2012 Signing

Dawson Creek Métis Federation Continues Momentum with BC Métis Federation

(Dawson Creek, BC) The BC Métis Federation President Mr. Keith Henry was joined by a number of the board and other members to celebrate the most recent signing of the newest Statement of Cooperation with the Dawson Creek Métis Federation (DCMF). The signing was witnessed by several Métis community members as DCMF become the ninth […]

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BC Mètis Cultural Event Showcases Mètis Pride in Kelly Lake

(Kelly Lake, BC) The BC Mètis Federation and the Kelly Lake Mètis Settlement Society (KLMSS) worked together to support the first ever BC Mètis Cultural Event that was held in Kelly Lake this past weekend. The Mètis event featured a number of Mètis musicians that were from many locations throughout BC. A number of local […]

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Letter to Stephen Harper Prime Minister Government of Canada and Premier Christy Clark

Letter sent earlier today… Re: Further Proof of MNBC Election Illegal Acts Dear Premier Clark and Prime Minister Harper, The BC Mètis Federation wrote on July 16th to your offices to bring further information about the ongoing and continuing issues created by the Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC). Neither government has effectively responded despite the […]

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