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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First Nations Summit distressed over disproportionate rate of aboriginal child deaths identified in BC Coroners Service Report

Coast Salish Territory (West Vancouver) – The Leadership of the First Nations Summit is distressed...

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First Nations Leadership Council views recent MCFD Deputy Minister appointment as a positive step for Aboriginal children and families in BC

Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver – On Friday, April 21, at a meeting of provincial Aboriginal child...

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Cooperation Vital for Implementing Hughes Child Review Recommendations

(Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver) – The BC First Nations Leadership Council has reviewed and embraced the...

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