Attawapiskat still at odds with third-party manager – CBC.ca

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Attawapiskat still at odds with third-party manager

CBC News Posted: Jan 6, 2012

The war of words between the Attawapiskat First nation and the federal government continues.

The band is still refusing to work with a third party manager put in place by Aboriginal Affairs.

The government made the move after the first nation declared a state of emergency over a severe housing shortage more than two months ago.

In a statement released Thursday, the Attawapiskat First Nation said it fears that, under third-party management, the teachers’ payroll and other payments won’t be made — compromising services on the reserve.

Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/sudbury/story/2012/01/06/sby-attawapiskat-duncan-release.html

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