Archive | September, 2014

Photos from the Annual General Meeting

The BC Métis Federation is pleased to share the photos taken at the 2014 AGM at the Jaycee Hall in North Vancouver, BC.

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BC Métis Federation 3rd Annual General Meeting A Success

(North Vancouver, BC) – BC Métis Federation held their 3rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) this past weekend at the Jaycee House located in North Vancouver, BC. Approximately 185 delegates, partners, and friends of the BC Métis Federation attended throughout the AGM. Métis community leadership attended from throughout the province including Fort St. John, Terrace, Prince […]

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Aboriginal Management Program at UBC

BC Métis Federation President Keith Henry has been recently invited to sit on the University of British Columbia’s Sauder School of Business Ch’nook Advisory Committee. One of the programs operating is the Aboriginal Management Program which is an excellent program for Aboriginal, including Métis, leaders to increase business education. BC Métis Federation is strongly encouraging […]

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Advisory Board Letter Summer 2014 KH

BCMF President Keith Henry appointed to UBC Ch’nook Advisory Board

BC Métis Federation President Keith Henry was recently appointed to the University of British Columbia’s Ch’nook Advisory Board for the Ch’nook Indigenous Business Education. President Henry attended the first meeting this past Friday, September 19th at UBC campus and is sitting along side many First Nation leaders, UBC staff, and corporate partners supporting education for […]

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BC Métis Federation Historical Article – Country Wives

By George & Terry Goulet COUNTRY WIVES Marriage à la façon du pays “Country wives” played a momentous role in the fur trade as it progressed westward across the North American continent. This was particularly evident west of the Rocky Mountains where they made unique contributions to the development of British Columbia from fur trading […]

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BCMF Fall 2014 Newsletter - Election Edition

BCMF Fall 2014 Newsletter – Special Edition

The BC Métis Federation is pleased to share the fall 2014 newsletter with a focus on the upcoming board elections. The newsletter focuses on current events and shares the bios of most of the candidates standing for the election being held September 27th in North Vancouver in accordance with the bylaws.

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Keeping It Riel August/September 2014 Article

BC Métis Federation President Keith Henry is showcased in the latest version of the Aboriginal Marketplace Magazine which was released online last last week. Be sure to read the latest edition and catch up on all of the news and editorials in the magazine which is becoming one of the most significant Aboriginal publications in […]

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A “Just” Federation by Joe Desjarlais

A paradigm shift occurs when a viewpoint proves to be bankrupt. The idea of Métis as a modern ethnic ‘rights bearing’ aboriginal people subordinate and subject to Canadian governments has been at the centre of polarizing culture wars for some 30 years. This colonial identity is proving indefensible, however, as Metis and Canadians alike begin […]

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Get to Know your Candidates

Interested in learning more about the 2014 Board candidates? Mr. Keith Henry Mr. Gregory LeBlanc Mr. Tim St. Denis Mr. Lyle C-Letendre Ms. Marlene Swears Dr. Deborah Canada Ms. Betty Fisher Ms. Marie Ashton Ms. Jeannie Cardinal Ms. Christine Hammond Ms. Donna Lynn Geary Mr. JJ Lavallee Mr. Ron Paradis Mr. Joe Desjarlais Mr. Patrick […]

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BC Métis Federation Announces FINAL LIST of Board Candidates

(Vancouver, BC) – BC Métis Federation is updating the final list of board candidates for the upcoming Annual General Meeting (AGM) as a few nomination submissions were received by regular mail dated in accordance with the September 5th nomination deadline this past week. The BC Métis Federation now has an impressive twenty three (23) candidates […]

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