News Releases 2007

December 21, 2007 First Nations Leadership Council Information Bulletin - December 2007

December 14, 2007 Assembly of First Nations strongly denounces and opposes BC Mining Industry Kemess North campaign

December 14, 2007 First Nations Leadership Council denounces tasteless comedy routine about victims of Robert Pickton

December 12, 2007 First Nations Leadership Council calls for full implementation of Jordan's Principle

December 11, 2007 First Nations Leadership Council calls for inquiry into case of murdered women of Downtown Eastside

December 4, 2007 UBCIC Open Letter to BC Government: Xeni Gwet’in Must Be Acted Upon

November 30, 2007 First Nations to Shine World Climate Change Spotlight on Northern Boreal Forest Crisis

November 30, 2007 First Nations of British Columbia Issue Declaration Affirming Aboriginal Title

November 27, 2007 First Nations Leadership Council Information Bulletin - November 2007

November 22, 2007 Chief Shintah Re-elected Vice-President and Chief Price Elected as Secretary-Treasurer of the UBCIC

November 21, 2007 UBCIC Celebrates Xeni Gwet'in Court Victory

November 15, 2007 UBCIC Challenges Kamloops Gold Mine Decision

November 15, 2007 UBCIC Now Offers SMS Text-messaging Service for UBCIC News Subscribers

November 13, 2007 First Nations Leadership Council Hopes Truth Will Come In Frank Paul Inquiry, Bring Closure to All

November 09, 2007 UBCIC Congratulates and Commends Musqueam First Nation in Reaching a Significant Agreement

November 07, 2007 First Nations Leadership Council Urges Full Implementation of Savannah Hall Inquest Recommendations

October 31, 2007 UBCIC Open Letter to Carole James concerning Bill 40 - Tswwassen First Nation Final Agreement Act

October 23, 2007 Continued Support For The Highway Of Tears Initiative Urgently Needed

October 22, 2007 First Nations Leadership Council Information Bulletin - October 2007

October 16, 2007 Comments from the First Nations Leadership Council regarding federal Speech from the Throne

October 11, 2007 URGENT Call for Immediate Support for Douglas Treaty Tribes

September 26, 2007 First Nations Leadership Council Information Bulletin - September 2007

September 21, 2007 Joint Statement on the New Relationship

September 20, 2007 Grand Chief Stewart Phillip Elected for Fourth Consecutive Term as President of the UBCIC

September 17, 2007 First Nations Leadership Council Commends Kemess North Review Panel for Doing the Right Thing

September 17, 2007 Union of BC Indian Chiefs' 39th Annual General Assembly Available via Webcast

September 13, 2007 Passage of UN Declaration an historic day: Canada's opposition a national disgrace

August 31, 2007 First Nations Leadership Council Information Bulletin - August 2007

August 30, 2007 Open Letter to Prime Minister Harper: Support UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People

August 29, 2007 Union of BC Indian Chiefs Fully Supports Nadleh Whut'en's Call for Resolution

August 24, 2007 First Nations Leadership Council Supports Protection of Amazay Lake

August 21, 2007 Department of Fisheries and Oceans Ignore the Rule of Law

August 09, 2007 Leadership Council Condemns Canada for Not Supporting UN Declaration on Rights of Indigenous Peoples

July 29, 2007 Huu-ay-aht offers Overwhelming Support for their Final Treaty Agreement

July 25, 2007 Tsawwassen Final Agreement: One Treaty Settlement , 202 First Nations to Go!

July 24, 2007 UBCIC Open Letter to Governments of Canada and BC: Canada's Comprehensive Claims Policy

July 21, 2007 MEDIA ADVISORY: Lytton First Nation Issues Invitation to All Parties to Meet on July 23, 2007

July 16, 2007 First Nations Leadership Council Information Bulletin - July 2007

July 13, 2007 Lytton First Nation Press Release: Lytton Ferry Dispute Update

July 12, 2007 URGENT - All First Nations Support Lytton First Nation

July 11, 2007 MEDIA ADVISORY: Lytton Ferry Dispute – Two Hour Blockade on Trans-Canada Highway

July 09, 2007 MEDIA ADVISORY: Lytton Ferry Dispute - Information Picket on Transcanada Highway

July 03, 2007 UBCIC Outraged at RCMP Pepper-Spraying Sechelt Indian Band Coach, Players and Small Children

June 29, 2007 First Nations Leadership Council Statment: National Day of Action

June 26, 2007 UBCIC Calls For Moratorium On All Private Power Facility Development on Rivers and Streams

June 12, 2007 First Nations Leadership Council Welcomes Independent Body On Specific Claims

June 11, 2007 First Nations Leadership Council Information Bulletin - June 2007

May 18, 2007 BC Government Must Support Final Report of Special Committee on Sustainable Aquaculture

April 27, 2007 Union of BC Indian Chiefs Supports Sliammon First Nation Court Action

April 13, 2007 First Nations Leadership Council Information Bulletin - April 2007

April 04, 2007 First Nations Develop BC First Nations Energy Action Plan at Strategic Summit on Energy Issues

April 03, 2007 UBCIC Supports the Nanaimo Unity Protocol

March 30, 2007 Leadership Council Decry Federal Government Refusal to Issue Apology to Residential School Victims

March 29, 2007 OPEN LETTER: UBCIC Supports Unity Protocol

March 21, 2007 Budget Backlash Shall Surely Trigger a “Summer of Protest” Across Canada

March 21, 2007 Phone Scam Alert- First Nations Communities Do Not Solicit Monies This Way!

March 19, 2007 Turning Away: The Union of BC Indian Chiefs Responds to Federal Budget

March 16, 2007 UBCIC Supports Lower Similkameen Indian Band's Opposition to Proposed Power Plant

March 15, 2007 UBCIC Supports St'at'imc Government-to-Government Negotiation

March 15, 2007 UBCIC Supports Consultation with Hwlitsum First Nation Prior to Ratification of Tsawwassen Treaty

March 09, 2007 Leadership Council welcomes appointment of Justice Davies to lead Frank Paul Inquiry

March 08, 2007 BC First Nations Leaders to Assemble for Provincial First Nations Energy Summit

February 28, 2007 UBCIC Congratulates Iroquois Confederacy Chief McNaughton & Six Nations of the Grand River Territory

February 26, 2007 First Nations Leadership Council Information Bulletin

February 20, 2007 First Nations Leadership Council mourns the loss of respected Dakelh Elder-Statesman Harry Pierre

February 20, 2007 Union of BC Indian Chiefs Renews Call for Independent Inquiry into Death of Frank Paul

February 20, 2007 Canada Violating International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination

February 14, 2007 Consensus Statement of First Nations Women Leaders

February 13, 2007 Union of BC Indian Chiefs Is Less Than Impressed with the Government of BC Throne Speech

January 26, 2007 Colin Mayes Must Apologize

January 05, 2007 Congratulations Carey Price and Team Canada!

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