Six Nations Elected Council turns down letter of support request again

By Victoria Gray Writer Ben MacDonald’s request for a letter of support for a vertical farming venture was deferred by Six Nations Elected Council (SNEC) for a second time, after SNEC approved a letter of support for another community member’s non-profit venture. Councillors questioned MacDonald’s reluctance to give councillors his business plan, their possible liability in supporting his business, One Nation Farms at their council meeting on Tuesday night. Councillor Nathan Wright, who offered to help MacDonald do the due diligence he needed to get the letter of support from SNEC to apply for funding presented the motion on MacDonald’s behalf. Some councillors also questioned what he would be growing, because the motion to support the initiative read, “to grow food and other products.” Councillor Melba Thomas said she would…

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