News: Sipekne’katik councillor says band members not interested in Alton Gas benefits deal

Carol Howe, 56, from Indian Brook First Nation, N.S. wants Sipekne’katik Chief and Council to oppose any benefits deal with Alton Gas/Photo by Stephen Brake
 

A majority of Sipekne’katik Band members who attended a community meeting have told their elected officials they’re not interested in negotiating a benefits package with Alton Gas, says one band councillor who attended the meeting.

“I got a sense that they weren’t supporting any type of agreement with Alton Gas (from) the ones that were there,” Sipekne’katik Band Councillor Alex McDonald said following the meeting Wednesday evening in Indian Brook First Nation, N.S.

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