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Committee looks at ways to help communities on financial track

Todd Lamirande
APTN National News
142 First Nations are in some type of default management.

That includes co-managers or third party management.

A House of Commons committee is currently looking at preventing communities from going into default.

tlamirande@aptn.ca

 

 

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2 Responses to “Committee looks at ways to help communities on financial track”

  1. barbjohnson@hotmail.com'
    Barbara Johnson April 13, 2017 at 12:56 am #

    When they get into deficits they rob other programs. Program managers have no control of designated funds for every revenue goes into general accounts. There should be separate accounts for essential services like education. Education funds very often supplement deficits which in term compromises students education. Over a quarter of million dollars has been creamed off the top of education funding at the start of new fiscal year budgets.

  2. ljbernard@ns.sympatico.ca'
    Louis-Joe Bernard April 12, 2017 at 10:26 am #

    This is what we would call essential services