Archive | July, 2017
2017-07-27 Letter from Premier John Horgan

New Premier Signals Commitment to Indigenous People in BC

BC Métis Federation is pleased to share the letter sent by new NDP Premier John Horgan to the BC Métis Federation and several other Indigenous organizations and communities last week. This letter appears to send a new signal of inclusion for the BC Métis Federation which we welcome on behalf of our members and partner […]

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Métis Culture Festival in Terrace this August

BC Métis Federation is proud to support the 3rd annual Skeena Valley Country Music Festival, hosted by our partner the Skeena River Métis Community Association. The music festival is taking place on August 11th to 13th in Terrace, BC at the Thornhill Community Centre. Free on-site RV camping and concessions will be available to festival-goers. Daily […]

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Fusion Festival July 22nd, 2017

Métis Cultural Pride at Fusion Festival

(Surrey, BC) BC Métis Federation, and community partner Nova Métis Heritage Association (Nova), was proud to support the Michif Historical and Cultural Preservation Society with the expanded Métis showcase at the tenth (10th) annual multicultural celebration at the Fusion Festival this past weekend in Surrey, BC. The Fusion Festival had over 45 “nations” sharing their […]

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BC Métis Federation Letter to New Provincial Government

BC Métis Federation leaders have sent the following letter on behalf of the membership to congratulate Premier Horgan and his NDP Government sworn in yesterday. There is a need to expand Métis policy in BC and Canada and the organization is requesting to meet and establish a new relationship that includes all Métis people in BC. […]

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BCMF July 23rd, 2017 Draft Agenda

BC Metis Federation Board Agenda

The BC Métis Federation board is meeting this Sunday, July 23rd in Vancouver from 1:00PM to 4:30PM. There are a number of important matters of governance and planning with various organizations for the Board to review.

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Metis National Council (MNC) President Clem Chartier On Wrong Side Once Again

Chartier: “Unless we start taking a stand, they’re not going to really listen to us,” said Clement Chartier, President of the Métis National Council (MNC). The MNC is on the wrong side of history once again. The MNC and their 5 affiliates from Ontario westward, including Métis Nation BC, have long attempted to entrench a […]

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Adoptive Parents of SS Letter to Prime Minister Trudeau

BC Métis Federation customary adoption family of the Métis child known as SS have sent the following letter to Prime Minister Trudeau. This letter is in response partially to the ongoing injustice to Indigenous laws and customs along with the settlement of $10.5 million to Omar Khadr. Dear Prime Minister Trudeau: Please help me to understand. […]

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Fusion Festival July 2017

Fusion Festival July 22nd and 23rd – Surrey, BC

BC Métis Federation is pleased to once again host and support the addition of Métis culture at the upcoming Fusion Festival in Surrey, BC. The Fusion Festival is taking place on July 22nd and 23rd from 11:00AM to 10:00PM at Holland Park in Surrey, BC. The Métis Pavilion is once again planning to be a […]

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