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First Nations Leadership Council Marks the End of Queen Elizabeth II’s Reign; Calls on King Charles III to Renounce the Doctrine of Discovery

September 9, 2022 (xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ilwətaʔɬ/sel̓ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C.) The First Nations Leadership...

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BC First Nations Climate Strategy and Action Plan Released on Earth Day

April 22, 2022 (Xwməθkwəy̓ əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱ wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C. –...

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First Nations in BC Experiencing Compounded Emergencies; BC and Canada Must Provide Full Supports

     November 19, 2021 (Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C.) As BC...

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FNLC Calls for a State of Emergency due to Unprecedented Climate Weather Events in BC

November 16, 2021 (Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C.) In the wake...

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FNLC Demands Immediate Climate Action Including End to Fossil Fuel Subsidies following UN “Code Red” Report

August 17, 2021 (Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C.) The First Nations Leadership...

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Leadership Council Welcomes Declaration of Global Climate Emergency Issued By AFN

July 24, 2019 – (Wəlastəkwiyik (Maliseet) Territory, Fredericton, NB – July 24, 2019) – The...

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Indigenous Peoples Must be Partners in Canada’s Climate Change Discussions

“Indigenous peoples have known for thousands of years how to care for our planet. The...

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Sunny Ways, Not Global Warming

Coast Salish Traditional Territory (Vancouver) – Last December in Paris, France, Prime Minister Trudeau stated...

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It’s Time for Ottawa to Take Mountain Pine Beetle Crisis Seriously

Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver – The First Nations Leadership Council applauds Premier Gordon Campbell’s commitment to...

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First Nations to shine world climate change spotlight on northern boreal forest crisis

Coast Salish Traditional Territory (Vancouver) – Canadian First Nations, who are already on the front...

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First Nations Summit welcomes the appointment of a new Environment Minister with its own message on the Environment

COAST SALISH TERRITORY/VANCOUVER, B.C. – The First Nations Summit welcomes Honourable John Baird as the...

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First Nations Leadership Council welcomes funds to combat Mountain Pine Beetle

Dakelh Traditional Territory/Prince George, B.C. – BC First Nations leaders are discussing the announcement of...

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