A Manitoba grand chief is considering legal action against Indian Affairs over the department’s decision to award a $25,000 contract to a former bureaucrat for a review of programs in the same branch where the official once worked.
Jurisdictional red tape is putting pressure on housing in one northern B.C. community that sits along the provincial boundary with the Yukon.
The federal watchdog overseeing government contracts is asking Indian Affairs to review a $25,000 contract awarded to a former departmental employee.
Kingcome Inlet has been flooded and uninhabitable for eleven days, and all Indian Affairs will offer is an advance on money the community would already be getting.
The Department of Indian Affairs has launched a nation-wide tour of reserves on what officials describe as a “special project” aimed at improving economic development on reserves.