Author Archives: Land Claims Agreements Coalition

First Nations announce court action on changes to YESAA

For immediate release:  Whitehorse, Yukon – Today, three Yukon First Nations – the Champagne and Aishihik First Nations, the Little Salmon Carmacks First Nation and the Teslin Tlingit Council – announced they are pursuing court action against the federal government … Continue reading

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COMING SOON: New books on how historic and modern treaties continue to shape the Canadian landscape

Click here to view the flyer for the exciting new book on how historic and modern treaties continue to shape the Canadian landscape. Keeping Promises: The Royal Proclamation of 1763, Aboriginal Rights, and Treaties in Canada. Edited by Terry Fenge and Jim … Continue reading

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Governor General of Canada and Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development to Attend Royal Proclamation Symposium

(Ottawa, Ontario – October 3, 2013) The Land Claims Agreements Coalition is pleased to announce that His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will be delivering an opening address at the Creating Canada symposium, to be … Continue reading

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Symposium will mark 250th Anniversary of “Legal Touchstone” for Aboriginal Canadians

  Symposium will mark 250th Anniversary of “Legal Touchstone” for Aboriginal Canadians (Ottawa, Ontario – Sept 16, 2013)  Ask Canadians what important events occurred in 1763 and they might reply that the Treaty of Paris was signed, ending the Seven … Continue reading

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Proceedings and audio files from the October 2012 Modern Treaty Awareness session are now available.

Proceedings document can be found in our Coalition Documents section. The audio files can be played by visting the Modern Treaty Awareness Session page.

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Modern Treaty Organizations Oppose Federal Government Formula Financing Proposal

(Ottawa ON, May 3, 2012) Members of the Land Claims Agreements Coalition today rejected a proposal from the Department of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) to replace negotiated self-government fiscal financing arrangements with a formula financing approach. To … Continue reading

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LCAC Leaders reflect on busy year

(December 8, 2009, Ottawa, Ontario) The Land Claims Agreements Coalition concluded its sixth annual Leadership Meeting in Ottawa on Monday. The Coalition reconfirmed Coalition Co-chairs Paul Kaludjak, president of Nunavut Tunngavik Inc, and Kevin McKay, acting president of the Nisga’a … Continue reading

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