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Ministry of Children and Families misguided in decision to appeal BC Supreme Court decision

Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver, BC – The First Nations Summit (FNS) is deeply disappointed in the...

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All Chiefs Task Force on Children and Families calls for an All Chiefs Meeting on Children and Families pending Human Rights Tribunal Ruling on First Nations Child Welfare

(Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver, BC, May 1, 2015)‐The All Chiefs Task Force on Children and Families...

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First Nations Summit welcomes Jordan’s Principle Report – Urges Federal Government to take action

Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver – The First Nations Summit is welcoming the report released today by...

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Governments must address disproportionate poverty rates of First Nations children in BC

Coast Salish Territory (Vancouver, BC) – First Nations Summit leaders are once again calling on...

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Federal unilateralism will not achieve reconciliation in First Nations education

(Coast Salish Territories / Vancouver) The political leadership of the Union of BC Indian Chiefs,...

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B.C., First Nations Sign Children And Families Protocol

VICTORIA – The Ministry of Children and Family Development and the political executive of the...

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First Nations respond to startling Canada and BC Auditor General Reports on Aboriginal Child Protection Services

Coast Salish Traditional Territory/West Vancouver, B.C. –The First Nations Summit acknowledges the startling findings and...

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First Nations Summit urges provincial government to immediately adopt and implement recommendations contained in the Representative for Children and Youth child death investigation report

Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver – The First Nations Summit commends Mary Ellen Turpel- Lafond, the independent...

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First Nations Chiefs unite to give rise to Indigenous Child at the Centre Action Plan

Coast Salish Territory/ North Vancouver –First Nations Chiefs from across B.C. gathered at the Chief...

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First Nations Summit calls on Premier to act on the Representative for Children and Youth’s progress report

Coast Salish Traditional Territory/West Vancouver – The First Nations Summit calls on Premier Gordon Campbell...

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First Nations Leadership Council urges full implementation of the recommendations of the Savannah Hall Inquest

Coast Salish Territory (Vancouver, BC) – The First Nations Leadership Council is encouraged by the...

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First Nations Summit Applauds Turpel-Lafond Nomination for Appointment as BC Representative for Children and Youth

(Vancouver, BC) The First Nations Summit strongly supports the nomination of Judge Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond...

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