Indigenous Services minister overrules senior bureaucrat on Neskantaga water probe – CBC

Indigenous Services minister overrules senior bureaucrat on Neskantaga water probe – CBC

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 202043 Views

Nov 20, 2020

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Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller has overruled a senior departmental official over the framing of an investigation into Neskantaga First Nation’s 25-year-long water crisis, CBC News has learned.

Anne Scotton, the department’s Ontario regional director general, informed Neskantaga Chief Chris Moonias on Thursday afternoon by email that the terms of reference for the investigation would be finalized soon, and that a consultant had been chosen to manage the third-party probe. There was a line in the attached document for the chief’s signature.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/stefanovich-neskantaga-third-party-investigation-reversal-1.5809242

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