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Fraser River Salmon State of Emergency: BC First Nations urge swift action to save Fraser River salmon runs at risk due to Big Bar rockslide

(Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver) BC First Nations are expressing grave concern over the possibility of significant...

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Indigenous human rights advocates horrified that handful of Senators blocked Bill C-262

Statement from The Coalition for the Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples – June 26, 2019...

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First Nations Leadership Council Welcomes the Passage of Rights Affirming Indigenous Child Welfare Legislation

JUNE 24, 2019 Coast Salish Traditional Territory/Vancouver: The First Nations Leadership Council (FNLC) is pleased...

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FNLC Celebrates the Passing of Bill C-91, An Act Respecting Indigenous Languages

(Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver – June 28, 2018) Today, Canada’s Governor General provided Bill C-91, An...

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Death of Bill C-262 a clear step backwards for reconciliation

Coast Salish Traditional Territory/Vancouver: The First Nations Leadership Council (FNLC) consisting of the executive members...

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Project approval illustrates need for passage of UN Declaration Implementation Act (Bill C-262)

Coast Salish Territory, Vancouver, British Columbia – The First Nations Summit is disappointed with today’s...

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17 June 2019 – Open Letter to Parliamentarians: Stalling on Bills C-262 and C-337 undermines Canada’s democratic process, jeopardizes reconciliation and fails to protect human rights

A unanimous motion of the 338-member House of Commons said that two bills currently before...

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Hyperbole and misrepresentation must not prevent Senate passing Bill C-262

Statement from The Coalition for the Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples – June 11, 2019...

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Conservative Senators’ Filibustering Threatens the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

(Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver) The First Nations Leadership Council (FNLC) and the BC Federation of Labour...

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Cheryl Casimer, Robert Phillips and Lydia Hwitsum First Nations Summit Political Executive

Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver –Cheryl Casimer, Robert Phillips and Lydia Hwitsum  have been elected to the...

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New Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to enhance First Nations and Federal public service institutions and facilitate horizontal cooperation

(Coast Salish Territory, Vancouver, British Columbia) The First Nations Public Service Secretariat (FNPSS) and the...

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Immediate action must be taken to stop the genocide

Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver – Leaders of the First Nations Summit (FNS) are calling on the...

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