First Nations Leadership Council Expresses Support for Heiltsuk First Nation

(Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver - March 30, 2015) – The BC Assembly of First Nations, First Nations Summit and Union of BC Indian Chiefs are expressing full support for the Heiltsuk First Nation in their complete opposition to a commercial roe herring fishery in 2015 due to ongoing conservation concerns for herring in their territory.

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Open Letter to Jim Pattison, Chairman & CEO of the Jim Pattison Group

March 25, 2015

Jim Pattison Group
Suite 1800-1067 West Cordova St.
Vancouver, BC V6C 1C7
Via facsimile: 604-687-2601

OPEN LETTER TO JIM PATTISON, CHAIRMAN & CEO OF THE JIM PATTISON GROUP

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10th Anniversary of the Leadership Accord

(Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver - March 17, 2015) – Ten years ago, on March 17, 2005, an historic Leadership Accord was signed by the BC Assembly of First Nations (BCAFN), First Nations Summit (FNS) and Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC), formalizing a collaborative working relationship among the three First Nations political territorial organizations in BC that had not existed previously.

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Open Letter: UBCIC Support for Treaty 8 Tribal Leadership’s Opposition to Site C Read more: OPEN LETTER: UBCIC Support for Treaty 8 Tribal Leadership’s Opposition to Site C

Dear Prime Minister Harper, Premier Clark, and Mrs. McDonald:

Enclosed, please find a copy of UBCIC Resolution 2015-14 “Support for Treaty 8 Tribal Leadership’s Opposition to Site C” which was presented, affirmed and endorsed unanimously by the UBCIC Chiefs Council on February 13th, 2015.

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Open Letter to Prime Minister Harper: In Bad Faith Justice at Last and Canada's Failure to Resolve Specific Claims Read more: Open Letter to Prime Minister Harper: In Bad Faith Justice at Last and Canada's Failure to Resolve Specific Claims

The Right Honorable Stephen Harper
Office of the Prime Minister
80 Wellington Street
Ottawa, ON K1A 0A2

Dear Prime Minister Harper,

As First Nations citizens, specific claims practitioners, lawyers and Canadians committed to the just, fair and timely resolution of specific claims in Canada, we present the enclosed report prepared by the National Claims Research Directors and call on you to act immediately upon the report’s recommendations.

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