BCMF has received funding support for our members impacted by the global pandemic. Applications for accessing this support are now closed. If you have any questions, please contact Drake Henry, BCMF Project Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org
COVID-19 Vaccination Information for BCMF Members
We are pleased to confirm that BC Métis Federation members are now also included in the Indigenous populations considered for early access during the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. We have received a number of questions regarding registration and how our members can access the vaccination. Please read through the items below and if your question has not been answered, you can contact Drake Henry at email@example.com for further support.
Frequently Asked Questions
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A. Indigenous peoples including Métis aged 65+ are eligible to receive the vaccination earlier than the general population. Large volumes of registrations are expected when call in and online registration begins on March 8th. As such, BCMF recommends that you hold an active membership card (not expired) to streamline the process of registering for your vaccination. Your renewal date is shown on the back of your card and must not be in the past.
The back of your membership card contains a variety of important information including your Membership number, Membership type, and renewal date.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call our head office.
Please include this request during your application process or send an email to email@example.com.
Please have your BCMF membership information as well. If you are unsure of your membership number, please see the back of your membership card for the membership number and the renewal date.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you cannot locate your card or have additional questions. Health officials stress that booking centres will never ask for a person’s Social Insurance Number, Driver’s Licence Number, or any banking and credit card numbers.
If you have misplaced your card, please contact email@example.com
More information including how to find your local health authority, and additional FAQ is available here: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/covid-19/vaccine/seniors
If you have any questions, or need additional assistance, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call BCMF at 604-638-7220.
Links to COVID-19 Resources
We urge members and our Métis families to be safe and stay healthy during this COVID-19 pandemic. Please remember to respect social distancing and remain at home to limit the impacts and spread of COVID-19, especially to the vulnerable Métis Elders and individuals with respiratory issues across our Métis communities and beyond.
BC Métis Federation has postponed upcoming community meetings and events and we continue to review the impacts of public policies. Watch for future updates about COVID-19 policy changes.
Province of British Columbia
Government of Canada
- Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan: Support for Canadians and Businesses
- Canada outlines measures to support the economy and the financial sector
- COVID-19 Resources for Canadian Businesses
- Government introduces Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) to help workers and businesses
Canada Revenue Agency
Business Development Bank of Canada
- Support for entrepreneurs impacted by the coronavirus COVID-19
- Business continuity plan and templates for entrepreneurs
Employment and Social Development Canada
- Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) – Benefits and services
- Work-Sharing Program
- Employment Insurance (EI)