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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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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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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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Immediate action must be taken to stop the genocide

Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver – Leaders of the First Nations Summit (FNS) are calling on the...

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First Nations Summit cautiously optimistic regarding Indigenous investments in Federal Budget 2019

Coast Salish Territory, Vancouver, British Columbia – The First Nations Summit (FNS) leadership is encouraged...

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FIRST NATIONS LEADERSHIP COUNCIL WELCOMES BILL C-92: AN ACT RESPECTING FIRST NATIONS, INUIT, AND MÉTIS CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES

(Musqueam Territory, Vancouver, BC – March 1, 2018) – The BC First Nations Leadership Council...

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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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FNLC DEMANDS OVERHAUL OF SYSTEMS FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

On Monday Dec.10, the Representative for Children and Youth released the report Alone and Afraid:...

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First Nations Summit congratulates AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on his re-election

The First Nations Summit (FNS) Executive congratulates Perry Bellegarde on his re-election as National Chief...

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