Indigenous Service’s Canada not protecting education funding

Six Nations must ensure Indigenous students continue to receive continuously improving education in the face of government’s changing the funding model. Six Nations Elected Council (SNEC) councillor Audrey Powless Bomberry says the federal government may claw back its funding protection for students in kindergarten to Grade 12. She told councillors she’s working on a report for SNEC to inform the community at the General Finance Committee meeting on March 6 and hopes to give a more detailed presentation in the coming weeks. Powless-Bomberry sits on the Chiefs of Ontario’s (COO) Language and Education Committee who is tackling an Indigenous Service’s Canada (ISC) decision to stop protecting funding for elementary and highschool programming. “They discussed at the last meeting the funding protecting K to 12 education programing in light of ISC…

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