Six Nations needs over $1 billion to meet infrastructure needs

By Turtle Island News staff Six Nations needs more than $1 billion to meet the community’s infrastructure needs next year. Six Nations Elected Council (SNEC) approved Public Works to submit the community’s First Nations Infrastructure Investment Plan (FNIIP) to the federal government at the General Finance meeting on December 19. Michael Montour, director of Public Works said it’s a tool used by Indigenous Services Canada to assess the infrastructure needs and plan infrastructure investments in First Nations across the country. “So [ISC] wants anything that we’ll ever apply for in the next five years on this list,” he said. “I know in my experience the federal government likes to liaise with other entities of the federal government when they do their budgets, they’ll say which First Nation are looking to…

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