News Releases 2003

The Writs are Filed and Now We Have the Means -- December 22, 2003 -- PDF

OPEN LETTER: Limitations argument as a legal defence to Aboriginal Title and Rights -- December 10, 2003 -- PDF

The Liberal’s ‘Specific Claims’ Act Destined to Provoke Litigation and Direct Action Against Crown Land Theft and Breaches of Trust -- November 7, 2003 -- PDF

OPEN LETTER: Bills C-6, C-7 & C-19
Ray Bonin and Thelma Chalifoux -- October 31, 2003 -- PDF

Blueberry River First Nation’s Launches Lawsuit Against the Province of BC and Canadian Natural Resources Limited -- October 20, 2003 -- PDF

Entire Suite of Federal Legislation Suffers Resounding Rejection By AFN Delegates -- October 10, 2003 -- PDF

UBCIC Announces New Members of the UBCIC Executive -- October 1, 2003 -- PDF

Health Canada Demands More Paperwork -- September 25, 2003 -- PDF

Union of BC Indian Chiefs Sends Condolences to Nibinamik First Nation -- September 16, 2003 -- PDF

New Agreement-In-Principles are Nothing New -- July 25, 2003 -- PDF
Also available is the UBCIC Analysis of the AIPs.

Racist Court Decision and Common’s Report Shall Escalate Tensions -- June 19, 2003 -- PDF

First Nations’ Western Caravan Leaves B.C. to Confront Liberal Government in Ottawa -- April 22, 2003 -- PDF

Open Letter to Minister Robert Nault Regarding Kanehsatake -- April 1, 2003 -- PDF

UBCIC Characterizes Provincial Government Forestry Revitalization Legislative Strategy as Economic "Tokenism" -- March 27, 2003 -- PDF

Open Letter to the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs: Bill C-7, Canada’s So-Called "First Nations Governance Act" -- February 28, 2003 -- PDF

Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs’ Response to the Throne Speech -- February 12, 2003 -- PDF

Fish Farm Protest in the Broughton Archipelago -- February 10, 2003 -- PDF

Open Letter to the Department of Fisheries and Oceans
Impact of Fish Farms on the Salmon Runs of the Broughton Archipelago -- January 31, 2003 -- PDF

Minister Hagen: Be Advised
Every Stick, Stump and Tree Within the ‘So-Called Working Forest’ is Subject to First Nations’ Unextinguished Aboriginal Title Interests -- January 24, 2003 -- PDF

UBCIC Supports International Day of Action Against Fish Farms -- January 15, 2003 -- PDF