Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee.    – Photo by Jody Kechego

Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee. – Photo by Jody Kechego

From the Manitoulin Expositor

MANITOULIN—The federal government has given First Nations until the end of November to comply with new transparency rules that came into effect last week, or risk losing government funding.

“I think this is another of these knee jerk reactions by the (Stephen) Harper government,” stated Patrick Madahbee, grand council chief of the Anishinaabek Nation, last week. “The Auditor General has already said First Nations people are one of the most financially recorded groups in Canada.”  Read the rest of this article here :  http://www.manitoulin.ca/madahbee-says-first-nations-complying-transparency-act-fall-knee-jerk-reaction/