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on January 11, 2015 in World News

Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs upset after major funding cuts

Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs upset after major funding cuts Research and related community projects takes a cut after the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs receives just four per cent of requested grant money from Ottawa The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs has received a jolt from the federal government, securing no more than four per cent of its usual allocation in federal funding this year. The axe fell on grants for research and related community projects — Aboriginal Affairs approved $106,000 from a total grant request of $2.6 million. Grand Chief Derek Nepinak decried the steep cuts, saying Ottawa was failing to… View Article

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