Six Nations Fall Fair gets $120,000 boost from community’s OFNLP gaming funds

Six Nations’ 155th annual Fall Fair will receive more than $100,000 from elected council, a donation Six Nations Elected Council (SNEC) hopes will smooth over some community member’s frustrations with the bande’s new governance structure, a structure being blamed for an increase in closed SNEC meetings. SNEC approved a motion from the Community Committee to donate $120,000 to the Six Nations Agricultural Society (SNAG) for the Fall Fair at its General Finance meeting on June 17. Councillor Amos Key asked CEO Nathan Wright to send out a press release about the donation to quiet unrest in the community. “Because we’re giving out this public money, maybe we should have a press release going out that we’re donating that money to the fair board, just to get some brownie points because…

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