BFNYC Response to Cuts to the Indigenous Cultures Fund

The Beausoleil First Nation Youth Council condemns the provincial government's decision to cut funding to the Indigenous Culture Fund. This fund supports the necessary work of culture and language revitilization and truth and reconciliation. The government must reverse its decision.

Deputy Youth Chief Lance Copegog’s Statement on PC government’s Indigenous Affairs decision

CHRISTIAN ISLAND, ONTARIO (JUNE 29TH, 2018) - Deputy Youth Chief Lance Copegog, portfolio holder on Intergovernmental and Political Affairs, has issued the following statement on behalf of the Beausoleil First Nation Youth Council regarding the new provincial cabinet: “I condemn Premier Ford’s decision to collapse the Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation (MIRR) into a joint … Continue reading Deputy Youth Chief Lance Copegog’s Statement on PC government’s Indigenous Affairs decision

Beausoleil First Nation Youth Council congratulates newly elected Chief and Council

CHRISTIAN ISLAND, ONTARIO (JUNE 24TH, 2018) – Youth Chief Terra Roy and Deputy Youth Chief Lance Copegog have issued the following statement on behalf of the Beausoleil First Nation Youth Council regarding the results of Beausoleil First Nation’s June 23rd, 2018 General Election. “The Beausoleil First Nation Youth Council offers its sincere congratulations to Guy … Continue reading Beausoleil First Nation Youth Council congratulates newly elected Chief and Council

Youth Chief Terra Roy and Deputy Youth Chief Lance Copegog congratulate Jill Dunlop

CHRISTIAN ISLAND, ONTARIO (JUNE 11TH, 2018) - Youth Chief Terra Roy and Deputy Youth Chief Lance Copegog have issued the following statement on behalf of the Beausoleil First Nation Youth Council to congratulate Jill Dunlop on her election as Member of Provincial Parliament for Simcoe-North. “The Beausoleil First Nation Youth Council congratulates Jill Dunlop on … Continue reading Youth Chief Terra Roy and Deputy Youth Chief Lance Copegog congratulate Jill Dunlop

Deputy Youth Chief Lance Copegog to attend Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Assembly

Deputy Youth Chief Lance Copegog will be attending the Anishinabek Nation’s Grand Council Assembly in Thunder Bay, Ontario from June 5-7th, 2018. This assembly will see the election of a new Grand Council Chief and Regional Deputy Grand Council Chiefs, as well as other matters pertaining to the Anishinabek Nation. He will be attending as … Continue reading Deputy Youth Chief Lance Copegog to attend Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Assembly

Deputy Youth Chief Lance Copegog endorses RoseAnne Archibald for Ontario Regional Chief

"I am pleased to endorse RoseAnne Archibald for Ontario Regional Chief. She is eminently qualified to lead the Ontario region in that role. RoseAnne has a long history as a leader, as Deputy Grand Chief of Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN), where she supported the growth of First Nations women. I know that, as Ontario Regional … Continue reading Deputy Youth Chief Lance Copegog endorses RoseAnne Archibald for Ontario Regional Chief