BC Métis Federation and Justice Institute of British Columbia Consider Next Steps

(Vancouver, BC) The BC Métis Federation met with the Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC) this past Friday, February 7th, 2014 at BC Métis Federation offices in Vancouver. JIBC President and CEO Michel Tarko, who is also a Métis person, shared an update about information related to JIBC while meeting with BC Métis Federation President Keith Henry, Executive Committee member Tim St. Denis and support staff Sherry Daniels.

JIBC operates a number of campuses throughout British Columbia. JIBC was established in 1978 with a provincial mandate under the College & Institute Act. JIBC now delivers leading edge public safety and justice education and training in BC, Canada and internationally. Every year, approximately 30,000 students from over 20 countries take JIBC programs and courses. JIBC and BC Métis Federation discussed specific partnership training opportunities related to various projects in British Columbia and have agreed to continue to explore future projects in the near future.

BC Métis Federation President Henry stated, “JIBC President Tarko was a real pleasure to meet with. We identified a number of potential ways JIBC and BC Métis Federation could work together including cross cultural workshops, industry safety programming, and other initiatives.”

BC Métis Federation President Henry concluded; “We look forward to following up with the JIBC team and will be scheduling a future meeting on campus to consider future planning to support both organizations.”

For more information about JIBC please got to http://www.jibc.ca/.
For more information about the BC Métis Federation please go to www.bcmetis.com.

Media Inquiries:
Keith Henry, President
BC Métis Federation
#300-3665 Kingsway
Vancouver, BC V5R 5W2
Office 1-604-638-7220 Cell 1-778-388-5013
Email k.henry@bcmetis.com
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