FNLC calls on Provincial Government to take necessary actions to address systemic racism within the Royal BC Museum

STATEMENT
January 25, 2021

FNLC calls on Provincial Government to take necessary actions to address systemic racism within the Royal BC Museum

(Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ilwətaʔɬ/sel̓ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C.) — The First Nations Leadership Council (FNLC) is disturbed by several recent media reports outlining ongoing systemic racism and toxic working conditions within the Royal BC Museum (RBCM), a crown corporation established under the Museum Act (2003).

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FNLC Calls for Discovery Islands Decision to be Upheld

Statement   
January 22, 2021

FNLC Calls for Discovery Islands Decision to be Upheld

(Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C.) The First Nations Leadership Council (FNLC) denounces the applications of Mowi Canada West Inc, Cermaq Canada Ltd and Grieg Seafood BC Ltd to overturn the Discovery Islands Decision. The decision rules:

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Bc First Nations Climate Change Strategy And Action Plan Technical Advisory Group

Call for expression of interest

Applications are being sought from persons interested in participating as a member of the FIRST NATIONS CLIMATE ACTION TECHINICAL ADVISORY GROUP to support the development of the BC First Nations Climate Change Strategy and Action plan.

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BC First Nations Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan Community Engagement Sessions

BC First Nations Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan

Community Engagement Sessions

Climate Change threatens the security and way of life of Indigenous Peoples across Canada.

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Treatment Over Detention: Immediate Changes Required Regarding the Use of Involuntary Detentions for Youth under the Mental Health Act

News Release 
January 19, 2021

Treatment Over Detention: Immediate Changes Required Regarding  the Use of Involuntary Detentions for Youth under the Mental Health Act

(Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C.) The First Nations Leadership Council (FNLC) is shocked and disturbed by the findings released by the Representative for Children and Youth (RCY) this morning in her most recent report Detained: Rights of children and youth under the Mental Health Act,” and is calling upon the provincial government to take immediate urgent action to ensure a comprehensive, community-based, and culturally safe system of care and legislative regime for children and youth requiring mental health services.

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Unsafe in Every Sense: Site C Dam Construction Must Be Immediately Halted

News Release
January 18, 2021

Unsafe in Every Sense: Site C Dam Construction Must Be Immediately Halted

((Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C. – January 18, 2021) A new report by Premier Horgan’s special advisor on Site C provides yet another reason why this massively destructive and massively over-budget project must be stopped.

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FNLC Statement on Canada’s Decision to Continue Fighting First Nations Kids in Court

News Release 

January 13, 2021

FNLC Statements on Canada’s Decision to Continue Fighting First Nations Kids in Court

The First Nations Leadership Council (FNLC) is extremely disappointed and angered about Canada’s decision to appeal the most recent Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) Decision, which expands the eligibility criteria of Jordan’s Principle to non-status First Nations children who are recognized by their community, or who have a parent who is eligible for Indian status.

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International Coalition Opposing Mining in Skagit Headwaters Grows  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                                                                                                                 CONTACTS: 

January 13, 2020                                                                                                                                                    Tom Uniack, Washington Wild (206) 369-1252 
Joe Foy, The Wilderness Committee (604) 880-2580 
Kukpi7 Judy Wilson, Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs (604) 762-1812 
Richard Brocksmith, Mount Vernon City Council Member (360) 826 2094 

International Coalition Opposing Mining in Skagit Headwaters Grows  

Nearly two years after permit proposal by Imperial Metals, opposition from British Columbia, downstream stakeholders in Washington State and Tribes and First Nations has only increased 

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