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BC Government Decision to proceed with completion of Site-C Dam project a major disappointment

February 26, 2021  (Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ilwətaʔɬ/sel̓ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C.) – First Nations Summit...

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FNLC Calls for Discovery Islands Decision to be Upheld

January 22, 2021 (Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C.) The First Nations Leadership...

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On the Verge of Wild Salmon Extinction: FNLC Call for Precautionary Principle to be Implemented and Support Nations’ Call to End Fish Farms in Discovery Islands

December 3, 2020 (Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C.) – In light of...

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FNLC Fully Supports Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nation’s Road Restrictions in Response to Decades of Exploitation by Western Forest Products

November 6, 2020 (Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (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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FNLC stands with the Mi’kmaq and calls on Federal Government, Government of Nova Scotia and the RCMP to step in and stop the racist violence

(Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C.) The First Nations Leadership Council (a collaborative...

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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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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 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 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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Fraser River Salmon State of Emergency: BC First Nations urge swift action to save Fraser River salmon runs at risk due to Big Bar rockslide

(Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver) BC First Nations are expressing grave concern over the possibility of significant...

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