Sagkeeng health centre director accused of questionable spending faced similar audit in 1990s

The man at the centre of an 800-page First Nations health centre audit that alleged more than $1.3 million in questionable spending has been in a similar position before.Global News has confirmed Ken Courchene, who was the former health director at the Fort Alexander Health Centre at Sagkeeng First Nation, was also the Chief Operating Officer of the Virginia Fontaine Addictions Treatment Foundation in the early ’90s.Story continues belowThe foundation was the subject of a federal audit in 1995, which uncovered nearly $1.2 million in “unsupported per diem billings,” $1.3…

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Head of Manitoba Hydro mega-project review ‘on pause’ after sexual assault allegations in UK

A former B.C. premier tapped to head a review of Manitoba Hydro’s mega-projects has had his role “paused” after allegations of sexual assault popped up in the United Kingdom.The Daily Telegraph newspaper in the United Kingdom reported Scotland Yard, London’s police force, is investigating an allegation of sexual assault made against the former B.C. premier Gordon Campbell.Help us improve Globalnews.caTake the survey now!Story continues belowREAD MORE: Former B.C. Premier Gordon Campbell being investigated over allegation of sexual assault: reportThe newspaper reports there has been a complaint filed against Campbell that he inappropriately…

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‘Not my Stella’s’: Former employees speak out about harassment allegations

It was an Instagram account started by just a few, and now hundreds of complaints and allegations of harassment and inappropriate behaviour at Stella’s restaurants across Winnipeg have surfaced on the page titled “Not my Stella’s.” On Saturday, several people who were responsible for bringing the account to light spoke out. Story continues below Christina Hajjar, Kelsey Wade, and Amanda Murdock are all former employees and said they are just some of the many former and current Stella’s workers who have voiced concerns about their time working at the restaurant.…

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