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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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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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