by Gloria Galloway, Globe and Mail, Feb 10, 2017
The federal Auditor-General alerted the department of Indigenous Affairs in 2011 that a man hired to co-manage a First Nation’s finances may have been engaged in fraud – the year before the RCMP alleges Joe Crupi pocketed the last of hundreds of thousands of dollars that was misappropriated from a breakfast program for children on the remote and impoverished Kashechewan reserve. Read the rest of this entry
by Adrian Humphreys, National Post, September 20, 2016
A Thunder Bay, Ont., businessman has been charged with fraudulently misdirecting government money meant to buy breakfasts for children at an impoverished northern Ontario First Nation reserve for his personal use. Read the rest of this entry
Former chief Derek Stephen says his infant niece survived open heart surgery in Ottawa just two months ago
by CBC News, March 21, 2016
Three children have been evacuated from Kashechewan First Nation, including a five-month old recovering from open-heart surgery, to get badly-needed medical help.
A total of 16 children with acute cases of skin infection have been identified for immediate help, said Timmins-James Bay MP Charlie Angus. Read the rest of this entry