Indigenous leaders condemn Police actions in death of Chantel Moore

(xwməθkwəy̓ əm (Musqueam), sḵwx̱ wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ ilwətaʔɬ/sel̓ ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, BC – First Nations leadership across BC is united in calling for a full and timely investigation in the matter of the police-involved death of Chantel Moore. Chantel Moore died at the hands of police last night in Edmundston, New Brunswick. There is a […]

COVID-19 in prisons stands to be a death sentence for over incarcerated Indigenous peoples

(xwməθkwəy̓ əm (Musqueam), sḵwx̱ wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ ilwətaʔɬ/sel̓ ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, BC – First Nations leadership across BC is united in calling for immediate action to protect incarcerated peoples amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19 outbreak at the Mission Institution is now the third largest outbreak in the Province of BC, with the first inmate […]

Name Change

(Snuneymuxw Territory: Nanaimo, BC – March 13, 2019) – The BC Aboriginal Justice Council has recently received formal endorsement from its three founding organizations, the BC Assembly of First Nations (“BCAFN”), Union of BC Indian Chiefs (“UBCIC”), and First Nations Summit (“FNS”) for a formal name change to the First Nations Justice Council. The First […]