News Releases 2004

Union of BC Indian Chiefs Fully Supports the Hupacasath First Nation Court Petition: BC Aboriginal Policies Must Change -- December 15, 2004 -- PDF

Chief Stewart Phillip Elected for Third Consecutive Term as President of the Union of BC Indian Chiefs -- December 2, 2004 -- PDF

Supreme Court of Canada Confirms that Aboriginal Policies Must Change -- November 18, 2004 -- PDF
Supreme Court of Canada Decisions
HAIDA  &  TAKU RIVER TLINGIT
All HAIDA and TAKU RIVER TLINGIT Facta and Backgrounders
Available here

UBCIC Supports 5 Nations’ Call for Participation in Kemass Mine Review -- October 8, 2004 -- PDF

UBCIC Supports Ehattesaht’s Right to Protect Their Territory -- October 7, 2004 -- PDF

$700 Million A Drop in the Bucket -- September 13, 2004 -- PDF

BC Rail/CN Rail Deal: Callous Disregard of Aboriginal Peoples -- July 14, 2004 -- PDF

Blatant Breach of Legal Obligation to Consult and Accommodate Aboriginal Title Interests of First Nations -- July 6, 2004 -- PDF

Predator Judge Deserves No Mercy -- May 31, 2004 -- PDF

Storm Clouds of Economic Uncertainty Gather Over British Columbia: Natives Predict Provincial-wide Blockade -- May 21, 2004 -- PDF

Union of BC Indian Chiefs Rallies to the Support of the Hospital Employees Union -- April 30, 2004 -- PDF

BC Rail Deal: BC Government Attempts to Derail Aboriginal Title and Rights -- April 22, 2004 -- PDF
UBCIC Legal Review
For Background refer to the BC Rail Revitalization document

Prime Minister’s ‘Aboriginal Summit’ Just More Pre-Electioneering: Aboriginal Delegate Selection Heavily Vetted and Messages Controlled -- April 19, 2004 -- PDF

JOINT PRESS RELEASE - Indigenous and Local Interior Communities Reject Premier's Plan to Transport Infected Chickens -- April 15, 2004 -- PDF

Complete Failure of Aboriginal Policy -- March 24, 2004 -- PDF

Open Letter to All Members of Parliament: Bill C-23 - An Act to Provide for Real Property Taxation Powers of First Nations (formerly Bill C-19) -- March 10, 2004 -- TEXT

Indigenous Peoples Take A Stand For Their Rights From British Columbia To Malaysia -- February 16, 2004 -- TEXT

Only First Nations Can Guarantee Certainty -- January 21, 2004 -- PDF