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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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First Nations Summit, Canada and British Columbia welcome new BC-specific policy to support treaty negotiations in BC

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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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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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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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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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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