The war of words between the leadership of Attawapiskat and the federal government continued as northern Ontario rang in the New Year.
The first volley of 2012 came on January 4, when Mushkegowuk Council accused the federal government of putting Attawapiskat’s essential services at risk. Mushkegowuk noted that the federal government transferred $1.5 million of education monies from the council’s accounts to the accounting firm BDO Dunwoody.
“The First Nation is now concerned that payroll and other essential payments will not be made,” Mushkegowuk stated in a press release.
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