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First Nations Summit Press Releases will be archived here as they become available. In order to open these documents you will need to have Adobe Acrobat installed on your computer. Please click on the image to the left to download and install Adobe Acrobat.

June 12, 2017 | AFN-Canada MOU a positive step towards reconciliation

May 26, 2017 | First Nations Summit statement on 2017 BC Election Results: Indigenous issues must be at the forefront

May 11, 2017 | Indigenous issues to play a key role in any new provincial government

May 2, 2017 | UN Declaration should be embraced not feared [Letter to Vancouver Sun re: Vaughn Palmer - Horgan's all in on changing relationship with FirstNations - April 28, 2017]

April 10, 2017 | Canada, British Columbia and the First Nations Leadership Council sign Reconciliation Charter committing to the care of First Nations children and youth

April 3, 2017 | RCY Releases Damning Report Delegated Aboriginal Agencies: How resourcing affects service delivery

February 22, 2017 | First Nations Summit welcomes federal review

February 21, 2017 | First Nations Summit encouraged by Provincial Budget commitments on Children and Families

February 6, 2017 | System failed Alex Gervais; RCY report recommendations must be implemented

January 13, 2017 | First Nations Summit Statement on the Passing of Arthur Manuel


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The "New Relationship"

The result of discussions with senior provincial government officials on how to establish a new government-to
government relationship based on respect, recognition and accommodation of Aboriginal title and rights, this document was agreed to and signed by the Leadership Council (FNS, AFN, UBCIC)

Backgrounder: "A New Relationship"


First Nations Health Blueprint

The British Columbia First Nations Health Blueprint is a strategic tool to guide the ongoing development of the First Nations health sector.

More on the Health Blueprint Process, and links to PDF downloads.

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