Resolution Number: 2004-09-03Employment And Training Program Funding
2004-09-03 EXCERPT:

Attawapiskat First Nation

Kashechewan First Nation

Chief Leo Friday

Kashechewan First Nation

Chief Mike Carpenter Attawapiskat First Nation

Fort Albany First Nation

Moose Cree First Nation

New Post First Nation

Chapleau Cree First Nation

Adopted by Consensus

Certified copy of a Resolution Passed on Sept. 16, 2004

Missanabie Cree First Nation

September 16, 2004

Cochrane, Ontario

Employment and Training Program Funding

WHEREAS the Employment and Training Program of Mushkegowuk Council has experienced a decrease of four percent (4%) in each of the five (5) years in its current contract with the Department of Human Resources Skills Development Canada (HRDC) which concluded March 31, 2004;

WHEREAS on April 1, 2004, the Mushkegowuk Employment and Training Program received an overall decrease of $400,000 in its funding allocation from the HRDC;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Mushkegowuk Council send a strong message to the appropriate Minister responsible for the HRDC that further decreases in funding allocations under Employment and Training will not be tolerated;

FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED that the Grand Chief and Deputy Grand Chief be directed to be actively involved in the funding agreement negotiations to avoid further erosion of Employment and Training funds and to recover previous shortfalls.