NOTICE OF BCAFN 16th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING & ELECTIONS

July 8, 2019By Annette SchroeterAnnouncement

First Notice The BC Assembly of First Nations (BCAFN) will be hosting the 16th Annual General Meeting on September 18, 19 & 20 in the Gymnasium at the Musqueam Community Centre in Vancouver, BC. Date: Wednesday, September 18, Thursday, September 19, and Friday, September 20, 2019 Meeting Time: 8:30 am (Breakfast & Lunch provided each day) Location: … Read More

Almost $200 million transferred to new First Nations revenue sharing body

August 12, 2019By Annette SchroeterNews No Comments

VICTORIA – This month, eligible First Nations in B.C. will start signing up to receive their share of new revenue that will support self-government and self-determination, strong, healthy communities and services that make life better for families. The provincial government has transferred $194.84 million to the newly formed B.C. First Nations Gaming Revenue Sharing Limited … Read More

BCAFN CELEBRATES THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE WORLD’S INDIGENOUS PEOPLE

August 9, 2019By Annette SchroeterPress Release No Comments

(Lheidli T’enneh Territory, Prince George, BC – AUG. 9, 2019) – Globally, Indigenous peoples are observing and celebrating the United Nation’s International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. This year’s observance is dedicated to Indigenous peoples’ languages in view of 2019 being marked as the International Year of Indigenous Languages. Significantly, in Canada the federal … Read More

LEADERSHIP COUNCIL WELCOMES DECLARATION OF GLOBAL CLIMATE EMERGENCY ISSUED BY AFN

July 24, 2019By webmasterPress Release

(Wəlastəkwiyik (Maliseet) Territory, Fredericton, NB – July 24, 2019) – The First Nations Leadership Council (FNLC) welcomes the declaration of a Global Climate Emergency, approved yesterday by unanimous resolution [Resolution #06/2019] from the Chiefs-in-Assembly at the 40th AGA of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN). The Declaration builds on the leadership already being shown by … Read More