FPSE Statement regarding Situation in Wet'suwet'en Territory

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The Federation of Post-Secondary Educators is committed to the implementation of the calls to action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, and the recognition of the inherent rights stated in the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

FPSE calls on all parties to engage in meaningful dialogue to implement the calls to action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, and the recognition of the inherent rights stated in the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. FPSE calls on all parties to engage in meaningful dialogue regarding Wet’suwet’en traditional unceded territory and reach a negotiated settlement.

The federation supports the right to expression and the right to protest as bedrock principles of our democracy and calls for an end to the RCMP tactics that have led to arrests and ongoing confrontation.

About FPSE

The Federation of Post-Secondary Educators of BC is the provincial voice for faculty and staff in BC teaching universities, colleges and institutes, and in private sector institutions. FPSE member locals, represented by Presidents' Council and the Executive, represent over 10,000 faculty and staff at 18 public and 12 private sector institutions.