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Lawsuit over Fort McMurray First Nation finances fuels protest outside band office

fort-mcmurray-first-nation-protestBand councillor who launched suit now suspended, faces disciplinary hearing

David Thurton, CBC News

An ongoing controversy over more than $1 million in payments made to band officials has disrupted a northern Alberta First Nation community, prompting a lawsuit and a blockade of band offices.

Last week, members of the Fort McMurray No. 468 First Nation blocked access to the band’s offices with a pickup truck and signs. Read the rest of this entry