Manitoba chief disappointed with services offered First Nations people by regional airline

 By Dave Baxter  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter A Manitoba chief says he continues to be disappointed in the services being offered to First Nations citizens by an airline that travels to several remote and northern communities, because he said he believes the way the airline is being run does not work for the needs of First Nations people. “The policies they have in place are not conducive to the demographics of our people,” Manto Sipi Cree Nation Chief Michael Yellowback said last week about Manitoba-based airline Perimeter Aviation, which is currently owned by the Exchange Income Corporation, and services more than a dozen First Nations communities. Yellowback, the Chief of Manto Sipi, a fly-in community located in northeastern Manitoba, made the comments last Friday at the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs…

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