Archive | August, 2019

Michif Language Revitalization Initiative Project

BC Métis Federation is proud to be in partnership with Heritage Canada in a new Michif language initiative entitled, Revitalization of Our Michif Language Project in BC. Métis people in British Columbia are in desperate need to maintain the Michif language and this program has been created to commit to revitalizing the Michif language. The […]

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DofFin and BCMF August 25, 2019 Vancouver

BC Métis Federation Information Bulletin – Meeting with Federal Department of Finance

BC Métis Federation is advising members and partners that this past weekend we were invited to meet with the Federal Department of Finance representatives to speak about ideas related to the construction of the Trans Mountain Corporation (TMC) as construction carries forward.  The meeting agenda and presentation material from the Department of Finance and BC […]

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Project Coming Home Pic August 24th, 2019

Project Coming Home Announced

BC Métis Federation has prioritized Métis culture as the cornerstone of the organization since it was launched in 2011. This has included support for numerous language and event activities each year. This past weekend the board met with Michif Historical and Cultural Preservation Society representatives to negotiate a new relationship. Today BC Métis Federation and […]

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August 24th, 2019 Draft Board Minutes

BC Métis Federation board is releasing its draft minutes from the board meeting this past weekend in Burnaby. There are several motions and action items for members. This week a number of items will be shared for more insight and background.

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BCMF - Métis Business Achieves Contract - TMX Project Social

Métis Business Achieves Contract – TMX Project

BC Métis Federation has been supporting Métis economic development in a variety of ways this past few years.  Today the organization is pleased to announce the successful winning bid with Metis business NFE Manufacturing as the Trans Mountain Expansion project continues construction. BC Métis Federation is one of the Indigenous partners competing for procurement and […]

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Board Meeting Saturday, August 24th 2019

BC Metis Federation Board Meeting This Saturday, August 24th BC Metis Federation is sharing the agenda for members for the upcoming board meeting this Saturday. Watch for updates and key decisions next week.

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BC Metis Federation TLU August 2019 Poster Launch FINAL

Métis Land and Life Project Launched Today

BC Métis Federation is pleased to announce a groundbreaking traditional land-use study. The ten-month Métis community-led and community-based study will explore the long-standing relationships that Métis peoples have had with each other, with Canadian society, and with the land. The Métis Terrestrial Reference Study is entitled, “The Metis Land and Life Project” which will explore […]

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BC Metis Fed and SRMCA Leaders August 9th, 2019

Métis Culture Celebrated at Sixth SRMCA Event in Terrace

BC Métis Federation and the Skeena River Métis Community Association, one of the partner communities of the BC Métis Federation, are celebrating the success of their 6th Métis Music Festival where an estimated 200 people attended over the weekend at Thornhill Community Hall in Terrace, British Columbia. BC Métis Federation President Keith Henry stated; “Thank […]

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Kiewit Ledcor TMEP Partnership Employment Opportunities

Kiewit Ledcor TMEP Partnership (KLTP) is a joint venture between Kiewit and Ledcor. KLTP is responsible for building the Lower Mainland portion of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project. This work includes 35 km of pipeline from Langley to Burnaby, the expansion of Sumas, Burnaby and Westridge Marine Terminals, and a 2.6 km tunnel through Burnaby […]

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