Casino Rama funding has time limit

For 37 years First Nations in Ontario have been receiving funding from Casino Rama. Opened in 1996 on Rama First Nation it not only became the biggest employer of First Nations people but its profits were split up among Ontario’s 133 First Nations. Those profits over the years have brought millions to Indigenous communities. Dollars that helped fill the gap between what the federal government actually provides in funding for various government programs and what is actually needed in communities. Communities used the money to build their communities, provide more services build hospice centres as Aamjiwnaang First Nation near Sarnia did this past week. Six Nations was one of if not the biggest receiver of Casino Rama funding, a funding that is based on population and Six Nations is home…

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