Getting harder to access Jordan Principle funding

By Victoria Gray Writer Families are finding it harder to access Jordan’s Principle funds. On Wednesday the Six Nations Elected (SNEC) Council’s Human Services Committee voted to sent a request to the Political Liaison Committee to advocate for community members and encourage a faster response and delivery of programs and funds from Indigenous Services Canada (ISC). Janet Gasparelli, portfolio lead at Six Nations Health Services said wait times to have applications approved or denied are lengthy and getting funds can be challenging. Councillor Hazel Johnson said it sounds like ISC is making people beg for help. “If the rules are so stringent that reminds me of having to beg. Maybe you need to get an update on the struggle being imposed on the people before they can even get the…

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