Archive | December, 2015

A Year of Reconsideration, By Joe Desjarlais

If 2015 was a watershed year of “Truth and Reconciliation” for Canadians, the national event has wide ranging implications far beyond the door of residential schools. This conversation has arguably created a ripple effect going forward with 2016 as a “year of reconsideration” for the historic Metis – Canadian relationship.

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MEDC Launches New Database

Today the Métis Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) announces the launch of their new job seekers database. This database will be used to connect individual Métis to employers seeking job candidates within the MEDC projects and partnerships.

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BC Métis Federation Membership Year-End Thank You

Métis Communities  BC Métis Federation Members  Partners    Re: BC Métis Federation Membership Year End Thank You  Members and Partners, I write today for the last time in 2015 as families prepare for Christmas and New Year’s celebrations. It is hard to believe the BC Métis Federation began only 4 years ago and against all […]

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Métis Coffee Talk Thursday 7:30 PM Final for 2015

Do not miss the final Métis Coffee Talk for 2015. This will be a special show and will include a discussion with a few of our board members as we reflect on 2015. Be sure to tune in at 7:30 PM PST to watch the show live. Click here to tune in live at 7:30 […]

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Métis Christmas Party Celebration in Surrey

(Surrey, BC) BC Métis Federation and partner community Nova Métis Heritage Association (Nova) held their fourth annual Christmas party for Métis members and families yesterday in Surrey. A large turnout of Métis families and friends attended the festive Christmas event. There were several children of all ages in attendance. The event included Métis music, food, and a […]

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Count to Ten – The Métis Way

Count to Ten is a Michif colouring and activity book for K-5 students that engages learners in activities from 1-10 in the Michif language. Marsee to all the elders and learners who are keeping our Michif language and culture alive. BCMF would also like to thank Earlene Bitterman for designing and animating this great learning […]

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Christmas Party December 13th

BC Métis Federation and Nova Métis Heritage Association are pleased to once again co-host the annual Métis Christmas Party.  Be sure to come out and have some fun this Sunday from 1-5pm at the Fleetwood Center in Surrey and bring your children!

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Board Minutes November 29th, 2015

BC Métis Federation is pleased to post the APPROVED minutes from the November 29th board meeting in Vancouver for members and partners.

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Métis Commission Report 2015

BC Métis Federation is sharing the 2015 Annual report from the Métis Commission for Children and Families BC.  Their office is located in Kamloops and this report outlines the daily work completed this past year. The organization plays a critical role in the delivery of services to Métis children and families in BC and this is an important area […]

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