BCMF announced today that they have received Phase Two funding from Indigenous Services Canada to support members through the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
BC Métis Federation leaders and elected board members met virtually on Wednesday, February 17th for the first board meeting of the new year. The meeting included a very full agenda with the goal of reviewing and approving the 2021-2022 Action Plan, key components of the first phase of the federation’s three-year Strategic Plan.
Macro Pipelines Inc has been given the official go-ahead to restart TMEP 5B Construction activities. Macro has a keen focus on safety to ensure all workers, along with the communities where we work are safeguarded. The next Construction Readiness Training Program is just two weeks away (February 23 to 27, 2021). The program is for […]
Please join the Foothills Zone 8 West Path Delivery 2023 Project Team for a virtual Open House. With the current restrictions related to COVID-19, we have prepared an online Open House to provide information about the proposed project and an opportunity to meet our project team and ask questions. This online forum will be held using the Microsoft […]
BC Métis Federation is pleased to formally announce the new Communications Specialist Kassandra Sison to the team. Kassandra started last week after successfully completing and securing the position following her interview in January. The Communications Specialist position was one of a number of positions identified to create as the organization takes steps to implement the […]
BC Metis Federation leadership sent a letter today formally to the Executive Director of the Yellowhead Institution Mr Hayden King to retract or remove policy brief #78 entitled “Do Métis Have Rights In British Columbia? Let Our Métis People Be Heard In A Good Way” This policy document from this First Nation academic institution has […]
BC Métis Federation is sharing a summary of the work in 2020 to exonerate Louis Riel created by the Friends of Louis Riel Society and one of their team members Mr. David Doyle. Mr. Doyle has been an advocate for the exoneration of Louis Riel for over 35 years. BC Métis Federation recognized Mr. Doyle […]
There has been growing First Nation leadership correspondence to the Government of Canada about the role of Métis in BC. It appears the position that Métis do not have rights in BC and that somehow our work for our members is perceived as threatening to First Nations interests. BC Métis Federation (BCMF) has sent a […]
We want to hear from you! BC Metis Federation is doing a Call For Short Story Submissions. We are in search of 100 short stories entries from community. Submissions can come from British Columbia and across Canada. Stories submissions cannot be previously published in print, self-published or blog republished. We ask for first rights on […]
BC Métis Federation is pleased to release their 9th Annual General Meeting minutes from this past weekend. Thank you to members who attended from throughout BC. To review the minutes click here.