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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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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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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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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Comment: Indigenous languages are central to culture and survival – GRAND CHIEF EDWARD JOHN (AKILE CH’OH) and TRACEY HERBERT / Times Colonist

On Thursday, we celebrated International Mother Language Day to recognize the importance of language diversity...

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UN International Year of Indigenous Languages 2019 shines a spotlight on the fight to save and preserve Indigenous languages in BC and across Canada

Coast Salish Traditional Territory/Vancouver: Today, representatives from the First Nations Leadership Council and the First...

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2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages

An International Year is an important cooperation mechanism dedicated to raising awareness of a particular...

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