Engagement Sessions Announced

June 6, 2018
The Government of Canada has released a schedule for engagement on the proposed federal Indigenous languages legislation. 

The schedule and locations for the B.C. engagement sessions are as follows:
  • Vancouver - June 26/27 (for Métis and First Nations Sessions): Radisson Hotel Vancouver Airport, 8181 Cambie Rd (Richmond)
    *please note that there is a pre-meeting with the AFN for the Nations session*
  • Kamloops – June 29: Holiday Inn & Suites Kamloops, 675 Tranquille Rd 
  • Nanaimo – July 4: Coast Bastion Hotel, 11 Bastion Street
  • Prince George – July 6: Sandman Signature Prince George Hotel, 2990 Recplace Drive
First Nations in B.C. have a voice in the development of this legislation. Please share this information with leadership and language advocates in your communities and encourage them to attend.

FPCC is not involved in the planning of these sessions, but we will share any updated information as soon as it becomes available.

To register, contact the Engagement Coordinator at the coordinates below:
Email: info@ildii.ca 
Tel: 204-940-1700 or 1-855-940-1700 (toll-free); TTY 1-888-997-3123 (toll-free)

Agents are available to answer your questions Mon-Fri, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm (CDT).

Poster (PDF download)
Current information about Language Legislation on our website: http://www.fpcc.ca/language/Legislation/

First Peoples’ Cultural Council contact information:
Aliana Parker, Language Programs Manager
Email: aliana@fpcc.ca
Tel: 250-652-5952

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