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(Vancouver, BC) The BC Mètis Federation continues to carry forward as a recognized Métis representative organization for thousands of Métis people in British Columbia. Today they are announcing the date for the Annual General Meeting to be held Saturday, September 28th, 2013 in Langley, BC at West Langley Hall, 9400 208 St, Langley, BC. http://www.westlangleyhall.ca/

BC Métis Federation President Keith Henry stated, “Our board is pleased to make this announcement. This Annual General Meeting will once again showcase the progress of the BC Mètis Federation, updates from partner communities and partner organizations, industry updates, discuss Métis identity questions, discuss the Canadian Human Rights Commission and BC Human Rights Tribunal processes, and bring together a grass roots event where Métis people and their families can celebrate our culture.”

BC Métis Federation President Henry added, “The board decided to move the Annual General Meeting to a new location in the lower mainland given our work throughout other areas of British Columbia. We recently held a major cultural event near Williams Lake, supported a Métis Identity Symposium in Prince George and have travelled to many areas of the province this past year. Therefore the board felt it was important o hold the Annual General Meeting in the lower mainland to ensure our members from across British Columbia and the lower mainland can attend and participate in their governance. ”

BC Métis Federation President Henry concluded, “I strongly encourage BC Mètis Federation members and friends or the Métis to attend. There are several important topics including an in-depth update and discussion on the recent human rights cases advanced by the BC Métis Federation and the leadership wants to know your views. Also do not forget that resolutions can also be submitted by any BC Métis Federation members in accordance with the bylaws which require 14 days advance submission to the BC Métis Federation Secretary.”

The BC Mètis Federation is now posting the Annual General Meeting draft agenda and event details. BC Mètis Federation Annual General Meeting resolution submissions must be made by September 14th, 2013 to the attention of Mr. Joe Desjarlais (j.desjarlais@bcmetis.com), BC Métis Federation board secretary.

For more information about the BC Métis Federation please view the website at www.bcmetis.com.

Media Inquiries:
Keith Henry
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

You can now follow BC Métis Federation President Keith Henry on twitter @keithhenryMetis

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