Theresa Spence Audit

Audit Of Attawapiskat's Finances Didn't Come Cheap

CBC | Posted 04.03.2013 | Canada Politics

A third-party audit of the troubled Attawapiskat reserve cost the federal government more than $400,000, CBC News has learned. According t...

The Week in Review: What to Make of Theresa Spence's No-Show?

Marni Soupcoff | Posted 03.14.2013 | Canada
Marni Soupcoff

This week Prime Minister Stephen Harper granted Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence's wish and met with First Nations Chiefs. But the still-hunger-striking Spence was one of many chiefs who chose to boycott the three-hour talks, in part because the Governor General would not be in attendance. So what to make of a leader who's willing to forego solid food for weeks to further her goal of meeting with the nation's leadership -- but who doesn't consider a conversation with merely the PM good enough? Apparently she's not an incrementalist.

Hunger Protest Continues

CP | Mike Blanchfield and Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.13.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Theresa Spence, the controversial First Nation chief whose month-long hunger protest has helped to fan the flames of the Idle No More movemen...

Audit Reveals Major Issues With Reserve Spending

CP | Bruce Cheadle and Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.09.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The battle over the plight of Canada's First Nations escalated Monday amid accusations of a cynical public relations ploy by the Harper gover...

Audit Finds Major Issues With Attawapiskat's Spending

CBC | Posted 03.09.2013 | Canada Politics

A newly released audit of the federal funding spent by the Attawapiskat First Nation has found significant documentation lacking for the $104 million ...