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Minister Concerned About Theresa Spence

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.24.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Duncan expressed concern on Tuesday for the health of a northern Ontario First Nation chief who is on a hung...

Minister 'Disappointed' With Attawapiskat Ruling

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.02.2012 | Canada Politics

REGINA - Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Duncan said the government is disappointed with a Federal Court ruling that says it was "unreasonable in all...

AWOL on Attawapiskat -- Again

Charlie Angus | Posted 06.10.2012 | Canada
Charlie Angus

Last Thursday, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs John Duncan suddenly pulled the third-party manager from Attawapiskat with a dubious statement about an improvement in bookkeeping. Guess what John? The situation hasn't gone away.

Judge Sides With Tory Government On Attawapiskat Manager

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.04.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A Federal Court judge has refused to remove the federal government's third-party manager appointed to handle the affairs of a northern Ontari...

Minister To Meet Chief, But Not In Attawapiskat

CBC | Posted 02.13.2012 | Canada Politics

The leaders of a troubled Ontario reserve are applying for a court injunction to block a government-appointed manager from "taking over" the community...

Aboriginal Affairs Minister To Meet With Attawapiskat Chief

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.11.2012 | Canada

OTTAWA - Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Duncan says he's setting up a meeting with the chief of the troubled Attawapiskat First Nation in an attempt...

Put Attawapiskat's People First, and Politics Second

Keith Beardsley | Posted 02.07.2012 | Canada Politics
Keith Beardsley

If Attawapiskat wants the continued support of the public over an extended period of time, it has to show that they are managing funds effectively. But in the meantime, who is helping the people who need housing now? Fight it out in court and do your audits after you take care of the emergency.