Six Nations Band Council seeks thrift shop proposal funding

By Alex Riese Writer Six Nations may be getting a thrift shop. That is if the Six Nations Elected Council is successful in seeking government funding for proposal writers to ease the burden on program directors. The issue was raised during the Feb. 1 Human Services committee (HSC) after Six Nations of the Grand River Ontario Works (SNGROW) director Sandy Porter recommended deferring the creation of a thrift shop. Porter’s request for deferral came following the presentation of a feasibility study that suggested overwhelming demand for a second-hand store on Six Nations of the Grand. He said that he wouldn’t have time to draft a proposal and monitor the progress while managing his staff. “The challenge to me is devoting the time…If we did proceed, I would be looking for…

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