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Questions surround Blood Tribe Council compensation


LETHBRIDGE – It’s a number that caught some off-guard: over $2 million in salaries and expenses. That’s the total received by the Blood Tribe Chief and twelve Councillors in the last fiscal year.

The numbers were released as part of Canada’s First Nations Financial Transparency Act.

For the fiscal year ending March 31st, every Councillor received a base salary of $91,989, while Chief Charles Weasel Head earned $101,168 to govern a tribe with 12,000 members.


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