The Canadian Press

2015-12-18 | First Nations Transparency

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In another show of solidarity with Canada's Aboriginal Peoples, the Trudeau government is lifting sanctions against communities that fell out of step with a spending transparency law enacted by its Conservative predecessor.

Date: 2015-12-18
Placeline: OTTAWA.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 38 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << indigenous affairs minister Carolyn Bennett says her department will stop imposing punitive measures such as withholding funds on those communities not in compliance with the First Nations Benadryl transparency act Bennett who describe the changes as part of ottawa's new nation-to-nation relationship with indigenous peoples also says you suspending Court action against First Nations not complying with the law under the ACT first nations are required to publicly disclose audited financial statements and information about the salaries and expenses of Chiefs and counselors those failing to do so by July 29th of last year faced escalating consequences ranging from public shaming to court action Terry Petrella Canadian press Ottowa >>