BC Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act

Legislation introduced Oct. 24, 2019 creates a path forward to recognize and uphold the human...

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FNS media release dated Oct. 22, 2019 regarding the 2019 Federal Election

Federal election 2019

Indigenous Issues must be at the forefront of any minority government. First Nations Summit media...

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Indigenous Issues must be at the forefront of any minority government

Coast Salish Traditional Territory (Vancouver) – Leaders of the First Nations Summit (FNS) congratulate Prime...

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First Nations Leadership Council Angered and Disappointed with Canada’s Recalcitrant Appeal of CHRT Ruling

News Release  – October 7, 2019 (Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ilwətaʔɬ/sel̓ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C.)  The...

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FNS joins call for Provincial government to address dangerous road conditions

September 18, 2019 Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver – The First Nations Summit is joining Huu-ay-aht First...

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First Nations Leadership Council recognizes the cessation of “Birth Alerts” as first step of many to end the traumatizing practice of hospital removals

September 16, 2019 Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ilwətaʔɬ/sel̓ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Territories/Vancouver: The First Nations Leadership...

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First Nations Leadership Council applauds landmark CHRT ruling for compensation for First Nations children and families who were unfairly discriminated against in child welfare system

September 6, 2019 Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ilwətaʔɬ/sel̓ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Territories/Vancouver: The First Nations Leadership...

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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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