July 23rd, 2024

CP NewsAlert: Chiefs pass resolution saying forensic audit of AFN ‘not warranted’

By The Canadian Press on July 9, 2024.

National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak gives her opening address at the Assembly of First Nations annual general assembly in Montreal, Tuesday, July 9, 2024. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christinne Muschi

MONTREAL – The Assembly of First Nations has passed an emergency resolution that says a forensic audit of the advocacy body is “not warranted and should not be undertaken.”

Former national chief RoseAnne Archibald called for a forensic audit of the organization in 2022 over allegations of financial impropriety, a call that chiefs supported at the time.

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