Six Nations Elected Council questions why it isn’t getting enough ISC funding

Six Nations continued to question why the community doesn’t receive its fair share from Indigenous Services Canada. Six Nations is the largest community in Canada by population and the second largest in size, but doesn’t receive adequate funds from Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) for its minor capital budget allocations. Mike Montour presented the Public Works 2023-2024 minor capital budget from ISC at Six Nations Elected Council’s (SNEC) General Finance meeting on October 16. He said ISC caps Six Nations allocation at about 60 per cent of its population. “I know we’ve been harping on [ISC] for a few years,” he said. “This has remained pretty stagnant for the last five years. It’s at the same level, even though costs have risen and needs have risen, we need to have more….

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