Council Approves Independent Inquiry into Current Internal Issue

December 12, 2017 (Listuguj, Quebec) – On December 11, 2017 Council adopted an Order in Council (OIC) to give the mandate to Mtre. Joanne Brodeur, which is a third party lawyer to conduct an independent inquiry. This will launch an independent investigation concerning the adoption and the enforcement of Order in Council no. 2334.

Council has unanimously decided to move forward with this inquiry, a decision that was accepted by all parties. The purpose of the inquiry is to move forward and maintain a harmonious relationship between Chief and Council so that Council can properly service the community members of Listuguj. Chief and Council have agreed and are expected to conduct themselves accordingly throughout this inquiry process.

“I feel that this inquiry will allow Council to move forward and continue to lead our community in a professional and transparent manner,” said Chief Darcy Gray.

Council continues to express the importance of being more accountable to the community members of Listuguj. The Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government wishes to establish a comprehensive regulation to ensure good government in Listuguj.

“I believe this inquiry will strengthen our internal process along with the Code of Conduct,” said Chief Darcy Gray.

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For information:

 

Jill Martin, OCC Coordinator                                                 Mike Isaac, Communication Manager

jill.martin@listuguj.ca                                                             misaac@listuguj.ca

(418) 788-2136 (2026)                                                            (418) 788-2136 (2168)