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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FNLC Statement on contracted Residential agencies for Children and Youth in Care

The First Nations Leadership Council is outraged at the continued risk that Indigenous youth in...

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First Nations Leadership Council (FNLC) statement on BILL 26 (2018) – Child, Family and Community Service Amendment Act

Yesterday the Government of BC introduced amendments to the CFCSA in Bill C-26. These amendments...

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UBC Opens Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre (IRSHDC) and Offers Statement of Apology Related to the Indian Residential School System

UBC President Santa J. Ono delivered a statement of apology for the university’s involvement in...

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Comments by BC Liberal MLA Mike Morris show clear lack of understanding

The First Nations Summit is astounded and disappointed by the clear lack of understanding shown...

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First Nations Summit applauds announcement of new Indigenous Framework by Trudeau Government

The First Nations Summit welcomes and applauds today’s announcement by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to...

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Stanley verdict reveals deep chasm in Canada’s Justice System

The First Nations Summit is echoing the call for an examination and overhaul of Canada’s...

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