Kwikwetlem Chief Ron Giesbrecht should resign, band councillor says
‘We’re a national embarrassment right now,’ says councillor calling for chief’s resignation
CBC News, Aug 02, 2014
Some members of a tiny Coquitlam-area First Nation want their chief to resign after damning financial disclosures were published this week.
In filings published under the new First Nations Financial Transparency Act, Kwikwetlem Chief Ron Giesbrecht disclosed he earned an $800,000 bonus last year on top of his salary.
Marvin Joe, who has been head of the 81-member First Nation in the past, says the revelation of that extra compensation has deeply angered many of the band’s members. Read the rest of this entry