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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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FNLC Calls for Immediate State of Emergency on Fraser River Salmon Fisheries

December 9, 2019 (Xʷmәθkʷәy̓әm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and sәl̓ilwәtaʔɬ/sel̓ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, BC) – The First Nations...

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First Nations Leadership Council (FNLC) statement on the suicide crisis afflicting the Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation

December 3, 2019 Coast Salish Traditional Territory/Vancouver: The First Nations Leadership Council expresses our profound...

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FNLC Calls for Immediate Implementation of the Recommendations in the RCY’s Report “Caught in the Middle”

November 29, 2019 (Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ilwətaʔɬ/sel̓ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, BC) The First Nations Leadership...

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Canada’s Lack of Transparency and Accountability to First Nations Children and Families Furthers Denial & Discrimination

November 27, 2019 (Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ilwətaʔɬ/sel̓ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C.) — The First Nations...

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Joint statement on B.C. Indigenous human rights legislation passing unanimously

November 26, 2019 First Nations Leadership Council  & Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation VICTORIA...

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First Nations Leadership Council Statement: Call for Support and Passage of Bill 41

November 26, 2019 (Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ilwətaʔɬ/sel̓ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C.) The First Nations Leadership...

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FNS statement on the BC Prosecution Service media release (November 14, 2019) regarding legal matters pertaining to former FNS Executive member Grand Chief Edward John

 For Immediate Release: November 14, 2019  Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver, BC — On behalf of the...

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Statement following the sixth annual B.C. Cabinet and First Nations Leaders’ Gathering

XʷMƏΘKʷƏY̓ƏM (MUSQUEAM), SḴWX̱WÚ7MESH (SQUAMISH) AND SƏL̓ILWƏTAʔɬ/SEL̓ÍLWITULH (TSLEIL-WAUTUTH) TERRITORIES /VANCOUVER – Scott Fraser, Minister of Indigenous...

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B.C., First Nations’ leadership celebrate progress on reconciliation commitments

XʷMƏΘKʷƏY̓ƏM (MUSQUEAM), SḴWX̱WÚ7MESH (SQUAMISH) AND SƏL̓ILWƏTAʔɬ/SEL̓ÍLWITULH (TSLEIL-WAUTUTH) TERRITORIES /VANCOUVER – British Columbia’s cabinet ministers and...

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Reconciliation legislation fosters greater economic certainty

VICTORIA – Legislation introduced today by the provincial government will move the province forward with...

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Indigenous human rights recognized in B.C. law with new legislation

VICTORIA – Legislation introduced Oct. 24, 2019, creates a path forward to recognize and uphold...

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