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Deal with B.C. government is “bribery more or less,” says prominent B.C. chief who accepted public money in exchange for pipeline approval — Discourse

10.2.17

Deal with B.C. government is “bribery more or less,” says prominent B.C. chief who accepted public money in exchange for pipeline approval — Discourse: The money from the provincial government does flow through the Gitxsan Development Corporation. But the company then transfers the same amount into the Amdimxxw Trust, which is then divided up amongst the chiefs who signed the agreement. How that money is spent, once it is placed in the trust, is at the discretion of the individual chiefs. In an information package delivered to members, the chiefs say the money is being considered for projects that would benefit the community, like an elders home.


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