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The First Nations Summit (FNS) solemnly marks International Overdose Awareness Day and calls on governments...

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First Nations leaders mark International Overdose Awareness Day and call for more action to address BC’s overdose crisis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUST 31, 2020 (Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ilwətaʔɬ/sel̓ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, BC) —...

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First Nations Leadership Council Statement on Class Action Settlement Agreement for Victims of Robert Riley Saunders

July 15, 2020 (Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ilwətaʔɬ/sel̓ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C.): The First Nations Leadership...

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FNLC calls for an end to open-net pen salmon farming in British Columbia

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

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First Nations leadership outraged by racist behavior of ER doctors and staff

(Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ilwətaʔɬ/sel̓ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C.) — The First Nations Leadership Council (FNLC)...

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Indigenous leaders condemn Police actions in death of Chantel Moore

June 4, 2020 (xwməθkwəy̓ əm (Musqueam), sḵwx̱ wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ ilwətaʔɬ/sel̓ ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, BC...

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Improving outcomes for First Nations children in care

For Immediate Release: First Nations Leadership Council Ministry of Education Ministry of Children and Family...

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Celeste Haldane reappointed BC Treaty Chief Commissioner

VICTORIA – The First Nations Summit and the governments of British Columbia and Canada are...

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FNS condemns violent and racist attacks

May 18, 2020 Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver – The First Nations Summit (FNS) condemns the surge...

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Governments must respect First Nations Jurisdiction

April 29, 2020 (xwməθkwəy̓ əm (Musqueam), sḵwx̱ wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ ilwətaʔɬ/sel̓ ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, BC): ...

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COVID-19 in prisons stands to be a death sentence for overincarcerated Indigenous peoples: Indigenous leadership demand proactive response from governments

April 17, 2020 (xwməθkwəy̓ əm (Musqueam), sḵwx̱ wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ ilwətaʔɬ/sel̓ ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, BC...

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THE TIME IS NOW! Prime Minister Justin Trudeau must immediately declare a National State of Emergency

(xwməθkwəy̓ əm (Musqueam), sḵwx̱ wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ ilwətaʔɬ/sel̓ ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, BC – March 23,...

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