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BC First Nations highlight human rights concerns to United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, seeking resolution through UN mechanisms.

March 10, 2023 (xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Territory/Vancouver, B.C.  This week, the...

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Media Statement: Racism against Indigenous Cultural Leader by Hyatt Regency Vancouver Staff Prompts Call for Action

March 10, 2023 The BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres (BCAAFC) and First Nations Leadership...

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FNS saddened to hear of potential unmarked gravesites at Alberni Indian Residential School site

February 21, 2023 (xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), Vancouver, British Columbia – Leaders...

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FNS Statement on the pending retirement of John Horgan

February 9, 2023 (xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), Vancouver, British Columbia – The...

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FNLC Supports Manslaughter Charges Against RCMP Officers in Death of Dale Culver

February 2, 2023  (Xwməθkwəy̓ əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱ wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C.) The...

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FNS saddened to hear of additional potential unmarked gravesites at St. Joseph’s Mission Residential School site

JANUARY 25, 2023 (xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), Vancouver, British Columbia – Leaders...

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FNLC Critical of the Continued Marginalization of Indigenous Peoples at COP15

December 19, 2022 (xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C.) As the fifteenth Conference...

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FNLC pleased BC Court of Appeal upholds decision that demonstration of Indigenous ceremonies in schools, does not infringe on religious freedoms

December  13, 2022  (xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C.) The First Nations Leadership...

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Every Child Matters: FNLC calls on Canada to reengage with negotiating parties in light of the CHRT’s decision regarding the Final Settlement Agreement

October 26, 2022 (xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C.)The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal...

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In the Wake of Unprecedented Drought, FNLC Calls on BC and Canada to Provide Immediate Sustainable Funding

October 6, 2022 (xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C.) The First Nations...

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FNLC Calls for Provincial Statutory Holiday September 30th for Commemoration and Healing

September 30, 2022 (xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C.) On the National Day...

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FNLC Applauds Major Child Care Savings for Families in BC

September 23, 2022 (xʷməθkʷəy̓ əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil- Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C.- September 23,...

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