The BC Métis Federation is pleased to announce that the Government of Canada, through Heritage Canada, approved the BC Métis Federation Michif Language project.
This is excellent news and details of project implementation will be released in the near future. The project will focus on key workshops in Surrey and Williams Lake plus other initiatives.
This is another sign of BC Métis Federation and Government of Canada’s evolving relationship.
Nov 4, 2014,
Dear Mr. Henry,
I would like to inform you that a contribution in the amount of $32,320 has been approved for your project entitled” Michif Language Legacy” under the the Aboriginal Languages Inititative programming element of the Aboriginal Peoples’ Program.
Enclosed are two (2) copies of the Contribution Agreement which outline the conditions attached to the contribution. Both copies of the Agreement must be signed and returned to:Ms. Amanda McCarthy National Manager Aboriginal Affairs Directorate Citizen Participation Branch Department of Canadian Heritage 15 Eddy Street, 8th Floor (15-8-E) Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0M5 Telephone: 819-934-9238
A signed copy of the Agreement will then be sent to you. Please note that any payment arrangement is subject to the appropriation of funds by Parliament and to the budget levels of the Program.
I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate you and the members of your organization in undertaking this initiative. Best wishes for continued success in your endeavours.
The Honourable Shelly Glover, P.C., M.P.
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