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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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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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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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B.C. government, First Nations will share gaming revenue, co-develop legislation to implement UN declaration

COAST SALISH TERRITORIES/VANCOUVER – B.C. First Nations will share in provincial gaming revenue to support...

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Negotiation and implementation of modern-day treaty agreements leading the way in reconciliation and Indigenous rights recognition

 Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver – First Nations Summit (FNS) leaders were in Vancouver today for the...

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BC First Nations call on Canada and BC for immediate action to restore and protect wild salmon populations

Coast Salish Traditional Territory/Vancouver: BC First Nations gathered last week at the Wild Salmon Summit...

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Implementation of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples is Crucial to Canada’s Commitments to Reconciliation: Open Letter to All Senators

Our Nations and organizations urge all Senators to support Bill C-262, a private members bill...

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Federal Court of Appeal decision a clear victory for all Indigenous communities in BC

Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver, BC — The First Nations Summit is applauding today’s Federal Court of...

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BC First Nations Leadership Council calls on Provincial Government to intervene with respect to Taseko Mines drilling in Tsilhqot’in Territory

Coast Salish Traditional Territory/Vancouver, BC:  Last week, the British Columbia Supreme Court dismissed the Tsilhqot’in...

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