News Releases 2009

December 18, 2009 Pre-orders for the new book Living Proof now accepted

November 30, 2009 UBCIC Congratulates Nlaka’pamux Playwright Kevin Loring on Governor General’s Award in Drama

November 26, 2009 Union of BC Indian Chiefs Opposes Unilateral Implementation of Harmonized Sales Tax

November 16, 2009 Community demands release of videotape of in-custody death

October 27, 2009 Calling on DFO Minister Shea, End the Silence

October 27, 2009 Information Bulletin

October 20, 2009 OPEN LETTER: UBCIC Resolution no. 2009-36, BC First Nation’s Statement of Solidarity on Aquaculture

August 29, 2009 All Chiefs Assembly United in Rejection of Proposed Legislation: The Legislation is Dead

August 29, 2009 Disappearances and Murders on the Highway of Tears

August 18, 2009 Conservation of Wild Salmon is Paramount

August 17, 2009 UBCIC Calls for Complete Closure of Sports Fishery on Fraser River

August 12, 2009 UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: Positive Initiatives and Serious Concerns

August 4, 2009 UBCIC Calls for Closing of Sports Fishery on the Fraser River

July 30, 2009 UBCIC Open Letter: Implementing the New Relationship and the Legislative Initiative

July 20, 2009 Proposed Recognition and Reconciliation Legislation Process-to-Date and Next Steps

July 6, 2009 NDP’S Proposal is Premature

June 3, 2009 UBCIC Announces New Member of the UBCIC Executive

June 3, 2009 Chiefs Challenge Tribal Councils and Band Councils to Match Their Support for Walk4Justice

June 2, 2009 Walk4Justice Release: Walk4Justice on 1500 km walk from Vancouver to Prince Rupert

May 21, 2009 UBCIC, BC AFN and FNS Support Indigenous Representatives’ Challenges to Goldcorp

May 19, 2009 UBCIC Opposes Conservative's Bill C-8 Matrimonial Real Property

May 19, 2009 UBCIC Releases Video Proposed Recognition and Reconciliation Legislation in BC on YouTube

May 13, 2009 Joint Statement Congratulating Premier Gordon Campbell on his Re-Election

May 11, 2009 First Nations Leadership Council Information Bulletin - May 2009

April 28, 2009 BC First Nations Leaders to Meet Pope Benedict XVI on Indian Residential Schools Reconciliation

April 7, 2009 First Nations Leadership Council Information Bulletin - April 2009

March 19, 2009 Open Letter - BC Leadership Council Fully Supports Davies' Report, Alone and Cold

March 14, 2009 First Nations Leadership Council and BC Postpone Aboriginal Title Recognition and Reconciliation Act

March 12, 2009 Joint Statement of the Union of BC Indian Chiefs, BC AFN and the First Nations Summit

March 11, 2009 Aboriginal leaders, family, community groups call for public inquiry for murdered and missing women

February 25, 2009 All-Chiefs Assembly on Proposed Recognition Legislation Documents Released

February 5, 2009 UBCIC Signs BC Poverty Reduction Committee's Call for a Legislated BC Poverty Reduction Plan

January 21, 2009 First Nations Leadership Council Honours Stan Hagen’s Dedication

January 20, 2009 First Nations Leadership Council Information Bulletin - January 2009

January 16, 2009 UBCIC Calls for Immediate Implementation of Enhanced 911 for Cell Phones in Rural Communities

January 16, 2009 Open Letter: Imposed Deadline to Revise Specific Claims

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