Bands yet to post financial statements

by Derek Cornet The set deadline for the federal government’s First Nations Financial Transparency Act came and went with not one of the Meadow Lake Tribal Council’s nine bands complying. The legislation required all First Nations in Canada to post its financial documents including the remuneration and expenses of their respective chiefs and councils on … Continue reading

MLA Clarke responds to First Nations meeting, protests

by Phil Ambroziak Rob Clarke is optimistic about the future. Following a high-profile working meeting between Prime Minister Stephen Harper and First Nations leaders Jan. 11 in Ottawa, the MP for Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River believes some progress has been made concerning the federal government’s efforts to establish a further commitment to First Nations people. “This was … Continue reading