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FN leaders call on Ottawa to sign declaration

Six months after a promise in the Speech from the Throne and three years after it was adopted, First Nations leaders in Canada continue to call on the Stephen Harper government to sign the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

‘We meant war, not murder’

Resistance to a planned gold and copper mine in British Columbia’s interior carries echoes of another conflict for the Tsilhqo’in people who are leading the fight to have the project stopped.