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CBC News made headlines today by getting its hands on a scathing audit report on Attawapiskat, the impoverished northern Ontario Cree community led by hunger-striking chief Theresa Spence.
Yet you’ll find an even more searing indictment of Attawapiskat’s leadership in a televised report from the CBC’s Adrienne Arsenault. That segment is a year old, but it’s getting a new life on the internet thanks to a Twitter-based resurrection campaign led by blogger Richard Klagsbrun.
It’s shocking how many important lessons from Attawapiskat Ms. Arsenault manages to pack into just eight minutes.
OTTAWA — The financial management at a northern Ontario’s First Nations community has come under increasing scrutiny, following the publication of an audit showing a lack of documentation and questionable spending practices – including under the helm…
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