BC Métis Federation Reaches New Record Using Social Media Communications

(Vancouver, BC) The BC Métis Federation continues to lead by example in terms of full public transparency and timely communications. Since incorporating in June of 2011 BC Métis Federation leadership have maintained relentless efforts to provide Métis communities, families, and partners timely information regarding news, cultural events, and opinion articles that affect our communities in British Columbia and across Canada.

One of the communication strategies has been the BC Métis Federation’s use of social media to get information to the grass roots Métis people. This is not the only strategy but the effectiveness is undeniable. Earlier today the BC Métis Federation surpassed over 10,000 followers on our BC Métis Federation facebook page which is a major achievement. By comparison here are some of the other Métis representative organizations in Canada’s facebook followings and BC Métis Federation is approximately 10 times more followers from their closest counterpart:

  • Metis Nation BC – 1010
  • Metis Nation Alberta – 998
  • Manitoba Metis Federation (Official) – 1069
  • Metis Nation Saskatchewan – 564
  • Metis Nation Ontario – 845
  • Congress of Aboriginal Peoples – 621
  • Metis National Council – 545

BC Métis Federation President Henry stated, “Thank you to the Métis community and our partners for taking the time to stay connected with information about issues that affect our community. Our leadership recognizes that knowledge is power and Métis people have the right to timely information so they can make informed decisions. It is clear Métis people from across the country are gravitating to BC Métis Federation information.”

BC Métis Federation President Henry concluded; “We see the growing support for the BC Métis Federation and our partner communities because we are all making a difference together. Ensuring people have a voice and that it can and will be heard. It is great to see over 30 of our top 45 communities following our BC Métis Federation facebook page are from many parts of British Columbia only reinforcing the major shift in how Métis people are supporting the leadership of the BC Métis Federation. ”

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

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