JIBC and MNBC sign MOU

October 9, 2013

Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) and the Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC) have signed a 3-year agreement that “recognizes their common interests in education and research fields.” The MOU will allow for better discussions regarding recruitment and retention of Métis students, joint project initiatives, visits by MNBC representatives to educate students on Métis culture and history, and information exchanges between the 2 institutions. JIBC also signed a Métis Learners Protocol which “acknowledges and affirms the consultation and collaboration needed to incorporate Métis ways of knowing in the development and delivery of programs and services.” JIBC News Release