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UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples – Federal bill to implement UN Declaration a welcome step in the right direction

Public statement December 3, 2020 The Coalition for the Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples, a...

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FNLC Marks the One Year Anniversary of the Passage of Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act and Calls for Substantive Action

November 26, 2020 (Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C.) Today the First Nations...

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COVID-19 and Opioid Crisis Cases out of Control: FNLC calls on the Government of BC to Implement Further Measures to Combat Dual Pandemics

November 25, 2020 (Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ilwətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C.) — The First Nations...

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Coalition for the Human Rights of Indigenous peoples calls on federal and provincial governments to honour and uphold Mi’kmaw fishing rights

Public statement October 28, 2020 The members of our coalition are appalled by acts of...

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Anniversary of the Global Adoption of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: National Implementation More Urgent than Ever

September 11, 2020 The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples was adopted...

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First Nations Leadership Council requests that BC withdraw Bill 17 – Clean Energy Amendment Act (2020)

July 24, 2020 (Xʷmәθkʷәy̓әm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and sәl̓ilwәtaʔɬ/sel̓ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C.) — The First Nations...

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Impacts of COVID-19 for First Nations

Please visit First Nations Health Authority for daily updates on COVID-19 and impacts for First...

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First Nations Summit congratulates Ktunaxa Nation on reaching agreement to preserve Qat’muk

January 20, 2020 (Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ilwətaʔɬ/sel̓ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, BC) — The First Nations...

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FNLC Calls for RCMP Restraint Toward Protesters of the TransCanada Coastal Gaslink Project

January 16, 2020 ((Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ilwətaʔɬ/sel̓ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C.) – The First Nations...

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FNLC Condemns Ongoing and Persistent Racism in BC

January 10, 2020 (Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver) The First Nations Leadership Council (FNLC) is deeply concerned...

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First Nations Leadership Council Concerned over Quebec Government Decision to Challenge Federal Child Welfare Legislation as Unconstitutional

December 20, 2019 (Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ilwətaʔɬ/sel̓ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, BC) — The First Nations...

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FNLC Reflects on the Closing of the UN International Year of Indigenous Languages 2019 and Celebrates the Announcement of the International Decade of Indigenous Languages Starting in 2022

December 18, 2019 (xwməθkwəy̓ əm (Musqueam), sḵwx̱ wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ ilwətaʔɬ/sel̓ ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, BC):...

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