Six Nations paid $16 million to keep itself out of debt

Six Nations Band Council is made up of one  full time Chief and 12 part-time councillors. Councillors are elected in six districts, two to a district for a population of 24,000. Totals- Elected Chief & Councillor honoraria  $501,723 • Travel expenses $98,400 • Travel honorarium- $33,450 •  Life and Health $22,635 Chief and Band Council costs have increased by $22,687 to $633,839 making them the second most expensive council in the past decade.  Elected Chief Ava Hill is now the second most expensive band chief at $100,325 . The highest costing council was in  2009-2010 fiscal year when costs hit $660,682. The Six Nations Band Council chief salary does not include dollars for speaking engagements or honoraria earned attending outside meetings including the annual Ontario First Nations Partnership Ltd., annual meeting….

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