News Releases 2010

December 22, 2010 Information Bulletin

December 9, 2010 UBCIC Announces Election Results for UBCIC Executive and UBCIC Active Members

December 4, 2010 UBCIC Condemns Chilean Government's Attack on Unarmed Rapa Nui

November 30, 2010 Police and Advocates Push for Sobering Centres

November 26, 2010 UBCIC Objects to Passage of Bill C-3 without Amendments

November 25, 2010 UBCIC Files Conflict of Interest Complaint Against Wally Oppal

November 16, 2010 Joint Statement to Canada’s Endorsement of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

November 4, 2010 Information Bulletin

November 3, 2010 First Nations Leaders Fully Support Federal Rejection of Proposed Prosperity Mine

October 28, 2010 Open Letter: Objection to Comments by Minister of State for Mining

October 23, 2010 Tla-o-qui-aht join forces with Wild Salmon People

October 21, 2010 UBCIC Resolution Calls for Unqualified Support of UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

October 18, 2010 Open Letter: Support for Tsilhqot’in Nation & Call for Federal Rejection of Proposed Prosperity Mine

October 2, 2010 Kingcome Flood Relief Fund

September 28, 2010 Information Bulletin

September 20, 2010 Grand Chief Stewart Phillip Re-elected as President of the UBCIC

September 13, 2010 Implementation of UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples urgently needed

September 9, 2010 Paddle To The Premier: Say No To The Site C Dam!

September 9, 2010 Full Public Inquiry Must Be Inclusive and Detailed

September 2, 2010 UBCIC Supports Tsilhqot’in Nation Government’s Call for Federal Rejection of Prosperity Mine

August 31, 2010 Open Letter: Support For Nicomen’s Stand Against Mining On Nicomen River Watershed

August 26, 2010 UBCIC Supports Hesquiaht Nation in Opposing Sale Of Traditional Territory (Cougar Annie’s Garden)

August 19, 2010 UBCIC Letter - S-4: Family Homes on Reserves and Matrimonial Interests or Rights Act

August 19, 2010 UBCIC Continues To Demand Public Inquiry Into Missing And Murdered Women

August 18, 2010 UBCIC Calls Upon BC and Canada to Set Aside Jurisdictional Squabbling During The Forest Fire Crisis

August 17, 2010 First Nations Pulling Together for Wild Salmon

August 16, 2010 700,000 Signatures on Successful Anti-HST Petition Demands Action

August 11, 2010 Union of BC Indian Chiefs support Algonquins of Barriere Lake/Mitchikanibikok Inik

August 10, 2010 Information Bulletin

August 6, 2010 UBCIC Calls Upon Provincial and Federal Governments To Take Action During Forest Fire Season

July 30, 2010 Will Justice Be Denied to the Families of the Murdered Women of the Downtown Eastside?

July 5, 2010 Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs Strongly Urges Federal Rejection of Taseko’s Prosperity Mine Proposal

July 1, 2010 Backgrounder on Harmonized Sales Tax and BC First Nations

June 25, 2010 Union of BC Indian Chiefs Starts Dialogue with B.C. Finance Minister Hansen on HST

June 18, 2010 Call for Meaningful Endorsement of UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

June 16, 2010 Open letter: UBCIC Support for Nuu-chah-nulth Legal Battle to Establish an Economic Fishery

June 9, 2010 UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples - Letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper

June 8, 2010 HST – A Failure to Communicate

June 1, 2010 Collective support for Amendments to Bill C-3 (Gender Equity in Indian Registration Act)

May 26, 2010 First Nations Release Joint Statement from Participating Nations regarding BC CLEAN ENERGY ACT

May 14, 2010 Information Bulletin

May 12, 2010 UBCIC Calls on New Zealand and Canada to Stop Denying International Legal Reality

May 11, 2010 Open letter: UBCIC Supports RCY Petition to Access Cabinet Documents

May 2, 2010 UBCIC Submission to Taseko Mines Ltd. proposed Prosperity Gold-Copper Mine Project Hearings

April 30, 2010 UBCIC Submission to BC Water Act Modernization Initiative

April 23, 2010 Joint Statement: Impacts of the CBD Revised Draft Protocol on the UN DRIP

April 22, 2010 Joint Statement: Canada Should Embrace UN Declaration without Conditions or Qualifications

April 21, 2010 Site C Plunges Into Harmonized Environmental Assessment

April 21, 2010 911 Failed Kerri Canepotatoe and Matthew Armstrong

April 15, 2010 Information Bulletin

April 13, 2010 Important “Certification” step in BC First Nations Class-Action lawsuit

April 8, 2010 Radical Revamp of Environmental Reviews Needed or Mines and other Major Projects Face Costly Delays

March 30, 2010 Rejection of Federal B.C. Aquaculture Regulation and Strategic Action Plan

March 30, 2010 Requested Support for Protection of the Early Timed (spring) Chinook

March 29, 2010 Open Letter: Extension of Aboriginal Healing Foundation Funding for Survivors and Families

March 25, 2010 Governments will be held accountable for forest fire death and destruction

March 23, 2010 UBCIC Opposes Enbridge Pipeline Project

March 22, 2010 Canada's Endorsement of the UN Declaration Must Be Consistent With Human Rights

March 10, 2010 UBCIC Fully Supports Halalt Protective Blockade

March 10, 2010 Statement from UBCIC on HST: Message of Support for Ontario First Nations’ Opposition

February 25, 2010 Tolko Seeks Court Enforcement Order to Jail Chiefs

February 21, 2010 Union of BC Indian Chiefs Supports Okanagan Indian Band in Browns Creek Faceoff

February 18, 2010 Wild Salmon Is Our Lifeblood

February 16, 2010 Olympic Games: Stark Contrast to Poverty and Violence

February 15, 2010 Union of BC Indian Chiefs Supports 29 Hour Fast of the Musgamagw-Tsawataineuk Tribal Council

February 15, 2010 Save Wild Salmon, Move the Farms - Editorial by Georg Fredrik Rieber-Mohn

February 4, 2010 Union of BC Indian Chiefs Supports Opposition to Proposed Sun Peaks Incorporation

February 3, 2010 British Columbia All Chiefs’ Task Force Launches Coordinated Action Awareness Campaign

January 28, 2010 Union of BC Indian Chiefs Celebrates Victory of Morton v. B.C.

January 21, 2010 Union of BC Indian Chiefs Supports Full and Rigorous Federal Environmental Reviews

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