K/G school board asks SNEC to guarantee $25 million loan

The Kawenni:io/Gaweni:yo Elementary and Secondary School has a chance to fund the construction of a new school, but it can’t do it unless the Six Nations Elected Council (SNEC) backs the school. Ruby Jacobs, a member of the board for Gaweni:yo plead the school’s case once again at the Six Nations Elected Council’s (SNEC) General Finance meeting on January 15. She told council CIBC is willing to loan the school $25 million, but the bank will only provide the loan if SNEC comes on board to service the debt. “This is where council has to look at it from the point of getting it done,” She said. “You’re elected to fight for the people. If you think we got the dialysis unit by just waiting for them or the birthing…

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