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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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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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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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Fraser River Salmon State of Emergency: BC First Nations urge swift action to save Fraser River salmon runs at risk due to Big Bar rockslide

(Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver) BC First Nations are expressing grave concern over the possibility of significant...

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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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