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Tahltan Central Government Asserts Treaty No. 8 Bands Have No Rights in Tahltan Territory

The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) on Thursday denied applications by the Province of BC and the McLeod Lake Indian Band (MLIB) for leave to appeal a May 19, 2020 decision of the BC Court of Appeal ruling on the location of the western boundary of Treaty No. 8 in BC. The May decision upheld […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 20213 Views

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Letter to MNC from Acting President Lissa Smith

Dear Métis National Council (MNC), The Board of Directors for Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) writes to inform the MNC that we have voted to suspend Clara Morin Dal Col of her duties as President effective January 18, 2021, due to recent contraventions of MNBC’s Oath of Office and a breach of MNBC policies and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 20213 Views

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B.C. aquaculture companies’ judicial review challenges reconciliation and Aboriginal Rights says First Nation – Toronto Star

Jan. 20, 2021 Homalco First Nation Chief Darren Blaney said that two aquaculture companies’ move to seek a judicial review of the federal decision to phase out 19 Discovery Islands fish farms directly challenges reconciliation and Aboriginal rights of First Nations. Blaney said that the matter is now about the First Nations’ “inherent right to […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 20218 Views

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Regional Chief Terry Teegee congratulates US President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris

(Lheidli T’enneh Territory, Prince George, BC – January 20, 2021) – BC Assembly of First Nations’ Regional Chief Terry Teegee is pleased to welcome and congratulate Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as they are sworn in as the next president and vice president of the United States of America. Today’s inauguration ceremony begins a new […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 20217 Views

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Douglas Todd: Lack of jobs key cause of ‘deaths of despair’ among Indigenous Peoples – Vancouver Sun

Opinion: Several factors, including education, need to be addressed, but decent jobs best way to end ‘deaths of despair’ “A lot of suicides can be linked to low economic opportunity. They don’t feel there’s a lot for them out there,” says Canadian Indigenous leader Will Landon. “If they could give him a job, holy man, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 20218 Views

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Special Statement from MNBC Board of Directors

January 19, 2021 The Board of Directors for the Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) wish to apprise you of an important decision we took yesterday. The Board has voted to suspend Clara Morin Dal Col of her duties as President effective January 18, 2021. This was not a decision taken lightly by the Board. However, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 202112 Views

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Minister’s statement on representative for children and youth’s report

Jan. 19, 2021 VICTORIA – Sheila Malcolmson, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, has released the following statement regarding the report by the representative for children and youth titled Detained: Rights of Children and Youth under the Mental Health Act: “Thank you to the representative and the young people and youth advocates who added their voices […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 202111 Views

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Indigenous filmmaker wants fines, jail time for ‘pretendians’ who misrepresent their identity – CBC

Tamara Bell points to U.S. legislation with $250,000 fine or five-year prison term for false representation Jan 19, 2021 A Haida filmmaker is pushing for new legislation in Canada to penalize people who pretend to be Indigenous in order to access grants, awards and jobs intended for Indigenous people. Tamara Bell said she wants those who misrepresent their identity […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 20217 Views

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To end racism against Indigenous peoples, we have to name it and speak up – The Globe and Mail

January 18, 2021 The pandemic has magnified difficult truths about how Indigenous people are treated in Canadian society. These truths were starkly described in the recent independent review of racism in British Columbia’s health care system that I was asked to lead by Health Minister Adrian Dix. This review described the racial profiling and prejudice […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 20218 Views

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Important Update from MNBC President to Citizens

Dear MNBC Citizens, Thank you from the bottom of my heart to everyone who has sent me emails and phoned me since my letter to you on January 11th. I have received several hundred emails already and more are coming in every day expressing support for my position regarding Métis Nation Ontario’s (MNO) suspension from […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 202160 Views

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