Archive | December, 2016

Good Heart, Good Mind Youth Conference – February 2017

The Indigenous Youth Wellness Team  at the Provincial Health Services Authority BC are excited to announce that they will be hosting a free conference for Indigenous youth 18 to 24 living in BC from February 15th to 17th, 2017. The conference is being hosted within the ancestral, traditional and unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh […]

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Invitation to Métis Nation BC

Monday, December 12th, 2016 Clara Morin Dal Col President Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) Re: Meeting Request Dear President Morin, I want to congratulate you on your recent election as MNBC President. I respect and recognize how challenging public office can be and despite past differences with MNBC, I do sincerely respect anyone who lets […]

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Bank of Canada: Feature First Nations, Inuit, and Métis People on Canadian Banknotes

Canadians are overjoyed that the Canadian government has made the important and progressive move to feature Viola Desmond on the new $10 bill. People are now petitioning the Federal Government to make a sincere and long-lasting commitment to feature Aboriginal men and women on our future bills. The Bank of Canada has said that its […]

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BC Métis Federation Letter to INAC Re: Métis Summit

Honourable Dr. Carolyn Bennett Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Government of Canada Re: Meeting with Métis leaders in January VIA EMAIL  Dear Minister Bennett: The BC Métis Federation recently read in a CBC article that the “Trudeau government is planning a treaty summit with Métis leaders in January.” This is a hopeful development for […]

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Metis Youth Transition to Urban Life Project Update

November 25, 2016  OVERVIEW The purpose of this project is to create a web-based tool that enhances, improves, and measures the success of Métis Youth who are transitioning from rural to urban settings. Success means participation in the economy. Questions we are looking to answer  1. Are Métis youth being employed moving from Rural to […]

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