FNS, Canada and BC welcome new BC-specific policy

We are pleased to announce that the Recognition and Reconciliation of Rights Policy for Treaty...

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Canada, British Columbia and the First Nations Summit welcome new BC-specific policy to support treaty negotiations in BC

  September 5, 2019 — Victoria, BC — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada British...

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Implementation of Bill S-3, eliminating sex-based discrimination in the Indian Act, long overdue

For Immediate Release: August 16, 2019  Coast Salish Territory, Vancouver, British Columbia – The First...

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Nearly $200 million transferred to new First Nations revenue-sharing body

For Immediate Release – August 12, 2019 VICTORIA – This month, eligible First Nations in...

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Leadership Council Welcomes Declaration of Global Climate Emergency Issued By AFN

July 24, 2019 – (Wəlastəkwiyik (Maliseet) Territory, Fredericton, NB – July 24, 2019) – The...

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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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