UBCIC Rejects Tory Apology for 'Sober' Remark to Barriere Lake Youth

PRESS RELEASE
For Immediate Release

"We are absolutely outraged and deeply angered by the blatantly racist remarks uttered by Conservative MP Lawrence Canon's personal assistant," declared Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, President of the Union of BC Indian Chiefs.

"Such highly offensive remarks only serve to further poison the brittle relationship between Aboriginal People and the Harper government," concluded Grand Chief Stewart Phillip.

For further information:
Grand Chief Stewart Phillip
(250) 490-5314
http://www.ubcic.bc.ca/

UBCIC is a NGO in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.