News Releases 2008

December 9, 2008 Some victim’s families still await justice on first anniversary of Pickton verdict

December 4, 2008 Government Rallies 'drown out' Victims of Violence Against Women

December 1, 2008 UBCIC Supports BC Representative for Children and Youth Report

November 27, 2008 Federal Government Must Conduct Full Inquiry into Missing or Murdered Aboriginal Women

November 11, 2008 Open Letter - Remembrance Day

October 20, 2008 Union of BC Indian Chiefs Calls for Richard Pound's Resignation

October 9, 2008 First Nations Leadership Council Statement of Support for Xeni Gwet’in

October 9, 2008 BC First Nations Announce Mineral Exploration and Mining Action Plan

October 7, 2008 FIRST NATIONS LEADERSHIP COUNCIL: IMPORTANT 2008 FEDERAL ELECTION INFORMATION

October 3, 2008 First Nations Mining Summit

October 1, 2008 First Nations Leadership Council Information Bulletin - October 2008

September 18, 2008 UBCIC Rejects Tory Apology for 'Sober' Remark to Barriere Lake Youth

September 12, 2008 First Nations Pressure Canada to Endorse the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

August 6, 2008 First Nations Leadership Council Information Bulletin - August 2008

July 25, 2008 First Nations Chiefs unite to give rise to Indigenous Child at the Centre Action Plan

June 12, 2008 First Nations Leadership Council Information Bulletin - June 2008

June 12, 2008 Canada's Apology a Critical Step for Aboriginal People

June 6, 2008 Ottawa Must Listen to Residential School Survivors

May 29, 2008 UPDATE! Our Children, Our Future, Our Responsibility: NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION - MAY 29, 2008

May 22, 2008 Canada, B.C. and First Nations Leadership Council Sign First Nations Housing MOU

May 7, 2008 UBCIC Digital Collections Project Completion: UBCIC History Now Online!

April 30, 2008 UBCIC Opposition to Introduction of Regional Aboriginal Authority Legislation – April 30, 2008

April 24, 2008 Aboriginal Peoples Declare Canada’s UN Statement on Climate Change a Grave Disappointment

April 17, 2008 Canada Continues Offensive Campaign Opposing UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

April 16, 2008 UBCIC Calls on BC to Fully Implement BC Representative for Children and Youth Recommendations

April 15, 2008 Union of BC Indian Chiefs Executive End 24 Hour Fast

April 11, 2008 UBCIC Executive and Friends 24 Hour Fast to Support Jailed Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug Band Council

April 9, 2008 Harper Government Continues to Deny Justice for Indigenous Peoples

March 30, 2008 First Nations Leadership Council Information Bulletin - March 2008

March 19, 2008 Paul Inquiry Testimony Paints a Disturbing Picture

March 18, 2008 UBCIC & BCAFN Disappointed with Decision to Seek Judicial Review of Frank Paul Commissioner’s Ruling

March 18, 2008 Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nations' Human Rights Violated: What’s Next?

March 17, 2008 Majority Decision of BC Court of Appeal Dead Wrong

March 7, 2008 First Nations commend Canada and BC for rejecting the Kemess North mine

February 29, 2008 First Nations Leadership Council Information Bulletin - February 2008

February 25, 2008 OPEN LETTER: Failure to Disclose Expenditure of Public Funds for Specific Claims

February 22, 2008 Union of BC Indian Chiefs Support Ardoch Alogonquins' Human Rights

February 18, 2008 First Nations ready to implement the UN Declaration on Rights of Indigenous Peoples

January 30, 2008 Forests Are Not the Crown’s to Sell - Privatization Proposals Would Create Chaos, Not Certainty

January 28, 2008 It's Time for Ottawa to Take Mountain Pine Beetle Crisis Seriously

January 25, 2008 Westbank First Nation Release: First Nations Develop Province-Wide Action Plans

January 22, 2008 First Nations Leadership Council convenes Indigenous Child at the Centre Forum

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