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BC Treaty Commission celebrates the passing of Bill C-15, federal legislation to implement the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
June 17, 2021 17:09 ET | British Columbia Treaty Commission
Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Yesterday Bill C-15, An Act respecting the United...
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Memorandum of Understanding advances Tlowitsis Nation, Canada and British Columbia to final stage of treaty negotiations
February 26, 2021 19:00 ET | British Columbia Treaty Commission
MUSQUEAM, SQUAMISH AND TSLEIL-WAUTUTH, VANCOUVER, Feb. 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The BC Treaty Commission congratulates Tlowitsis Nation and the governments of Canada and British Columbia on the...
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Honouring Indigenous History Month and the anniversary of the TRC Calls to Action
June 01, 2020 17:30 ET | British Columbia Treaty Commission
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- June is National Indigenous History Month which recognizes the first peoples across Canada, their rich and distinct cultures, languages...
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Treaty Commission celebrates provincial Indigenous rights legislation aligning BC laws with international standards
November 28, 2019 18:25 ET | British Columbia Treaty Commission
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 28, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today history was made when Bill 41, the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (Declaration Act), received Royal Assent...
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New era of Indigenous rights recognition is demonstrated through innovations in treaty negotiations
November 18, 2019 20:04 ET | British Columbia Treaty Commission
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- This year marked significant progress in treaty negotiations and rights recognition. Longstanding issues that have burdened the treaty...
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Nisga'a Nation joins Alliance with seven other modern treaty First Nations in BC
November 05, 2019 20:53 ET | British Columbia Treaty Commission
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 05, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Yesterday on Tsawwassen territory, Nisga'a Nation formally joined the Alliance of BC Modern Treaty Nations (the Alliance) by signing...
Nisg̱a’a Nation joins Tsawwassen First Nation, Tla’amin Nation, Huu-ay-aht First Nations, Ka:’yu:’k’t’h’/Chek’tles7et’h’ First Nations, Toquaht Nation, Uchucklesaht Tribe, and Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ Government in the Alliance of BC Modern Treaty Nations
November 04, 2019 20:29 ET | British Columbia Treaty Commission
TSAWWASSEN LANDS, British Columbia, Nov. 04, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the Nisg̱a’a Nation joined Tsawwassen First Nation, Tla’amin Nation, Huu-ay-aht First Nations,...
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New legislation will align treaty negotiations with international standards for Indigenous rights recognition
October 26, 2019 05:00 ET | British Columbia Treaty Commission
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Yesterday the government of British Columbia introduced Bill-41 to the Legislative Assembly – historic legislation to provincially...
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Canada, British Columbia, and First Nations Summit endorse new negotiating policy: Indigenous rights recognition and no extinguishment
September 06, 2019 16:20 ET | British Columbia Treaty Commission
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 06, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Principals of the BC treaty negotiations process endorsed a policy on Wednesday that will significantly advance...
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Debt burden on reconciliation eliminated in federal Budget 2019
March 19, 2019 19:22 ET | British Columbia Treaty Commission
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Treaty Commission acknowledges the federal government for eliminating outstanding treaty negotiations loans in the Budget 2019:...