‘Hurts just as bad’: Tina Fontaine’s family, friends mourn 5 years after death

On a recent warm evening in Winnipeg, a woman ran up to the Bear Clan Patrol in a panic asking for help to find her niece who had not returned home.Patrol co-ordinator Melissa Stevenson says within minutes, more than a...

Sagkeeng First Nation resident Anita Prince speaks out

June 19 2019 7:05pm Resident Anita Prince says the Chief and Council on Sagkeeng First Nation need to release the audit. Brittany Greenslade reports. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != "object" ) {...

Ken Courchene involved in Virginia Fontaine Centre

June 13 2019 1:20pm Ken Courchene, who was named in an audit at Sagkeeng Health Centre alleging questionable spending, was also involved in the Virginia Fontaine Centre scandal. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id]...

Reaction to questionable spending in Sagkeeng First Nation

June 13 2019 1:08pm The Federal Government says a recent audit that questions spending at Fort Alexander Health Centre in Sagkeeng First Nation is up to the community to deal with. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+"";...

It’s ‘a community matter’: Feds abdicate responsibility for questionable health care spending to Sagkeeng council

Federal officials say it’s up to a Manitoba First Nation to decide what to do about health care money funding questionable purchases, despite the fact the funding comes from Canadian taxpayers.An internal audit into the a Sagkeeng health centre showed...

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...

Questionable spending at Sagkeeng FN

June 11 2019 8:51am An internal audit shows $1.3 million in questionable spending at Sagkeeng Health Centre in Manitoba. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != "object" ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON( jQuery.ajax({...

Internal audit finds $1.3 million in questionable spending at Sagkeeng First Nation health centre

Employees at a Manitoba health centre received more than a million dollars in questionable payouts – including thousands in cash advances and extensive entertainment costs – over the course of 18 months, according to an internal audit which details the...

Tina Fontaine failed by every system designed to help her, says report into her death

March 12 2019 7:17pm An extensive report into the death of Tina Fontaine, entitled A Place Where It Feels Like Home: The Tina Fontaine Story, was released Tuesday. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id]...

Kids need to feel ‘safe and secure’: report recommendation

March 12 2019 3:09pm In her report on the death of Tina Fontaine, Manitoba Advocate Daphne Penrose says resources are needed to give kids access to help that is ‘safe and secure’, rather than punitive or confining. ' }); }...
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