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B.C. First Nations leaders want immediate end to open-net salmon farms

Via National Observer
Tag(s): Economic Development, Fisheries

A First Nations leadership alliance is calling for the immediate end to salmon farming using open-net pens in B.C. waters, citing the threat of sea lice to wild fish stocks. And on Monday, NDP...read more

‘We need action’: Teegee on delayed MMIWG National Action Plan

Via CKPG Today
Tag(s): Justice, Women, Girls and 2SLGBTQQIA+

It has been a little over a year since the final report on the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls and still no National Action Plan to show for, causing some unrest...read more

Indigenous Day (Part 3): B.C. minister acknowledges province’s ‘very dark’ history

Via Business In Vancouver
Tag(s): Justice, Racism

Glacier Media hears from Indigenous leader, police chief and government minister in three-part series in advance of National Indigenous Peoples Day. ...read more

Indigenous Day (Part 2): Vancouver police chief says VPD values its relationship with Indigenous peoples

Via Business In Vancouver
Tag(s): Justice, Racism

Glacier Media hears from Indigenous leader, police chief and government minister in three-part series in advance of National Indigenous Peoples Day. ...read more

Regional chief Teegee calls for policing 'overhaul'

Via Prince George Citizen
Tag(s): Justice, Racism

Anger. Frustration. Sadness These are some of the emotions Terry Teegee, the Regional Chief of the B.C. Assembly of First Nations, has felt in recent weeks. ...read more

No more reports, no more commissions: Indigenous people want immediate action

Via The Star
Tag(s): Health & Wellness, Justice

Indigenous people are being killed by police. We are being incarcerated at rates far beyond the rest of the Canadian population. Our children are caught in a vicious cycle and continue to be...read more

Indigenous Day (Part 1): B.C. Regional Chief Terry Teegee calls for ‘overhaul’ of policing

Via Richmond News
Tag(s): Health & Wellness, Justice

Glacier Media hears from Indigenous leader, police chief and government minister in advance of National Indigenous Peoples Day Anger. Frustration. Sadness. These are some of the emotions Terry...read more

Chief points to local in-custody deaths in advance of anti-racism rally

Via Prince George Citizen
Tag(s): Justice

A major figure in the B.C. Assembly of First Nations has put the spotlight on the deaths of two Indigenous men in Prince George ahead of a peaceful protest in this city against racism. The rally is...read more

Big Oil Leaders Should Stop Trying to Push Back Indigenous Rights

Via The Tyee
Tag(s): Climate Emergency, Economic Development, Justice

Under cover of COVID-19, they’ve asked to delay federal UNDRIP law. We won’t be shoved aside. by Terry Teegee, Regional Chief of the BC Assembly of First Nations The emergence of COVID-19 has meant...read more

First Nations chiefs talk federal budget, racism at assembly in Nanaimo

Via Nanaimo Bulletin
Tag(s): Economic Development, Justice

National Chief Perry Bellegarde speaks at B.C. Assembly of First Nations gathering B.C. First Nations chiefs are getting through a lot of business in a short time in Nanaimo, and the national chief...read more