Six Nations councillor concerned band not hiring local people

By Lynda Powless Editor A move by Six Nations Band council’s administration to advertising band jobs internationally before posting locally isn’t sitting well with some councillors. Six Nations Elected Council (SNEC) learned last week a top job at the band, the health services director position, was posted through a head-hunting service but not locally. Councillor Hazel Johnson questioned the move during the July 17th Finance meeting after receiving a complaint from a community member who had wanted to apply for the job. She said the community member who was looking into the position after Lorie Davis-Hill formally resigned in June. Davis-Hill has taken a position with Indigenous Health Learning Lodge at McMaster Faculty of Health Sciences. Johnson said the community member was told the position had already been filled. “I…

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