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City Welcomes Acting Aboriginal Liaison

January 30, 2013 – The City is pleased to welcome Sam Achneepineskum to the position of Acting Aboriginal Liaison while the search for a permanent replacement takes place.

“Sam Achneepineskum is a respected elder in the community and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the position,” said Mayor Keith Hobbs.

Achneepineskum comes to the City from Nishnawbe Aski Nation where he was the Residential Schools Program Coordinator. He is a member of Marten Falls First Nation.

Achneepineskum is the Acting Aboriginal Liaison following the departure of Anna Gibbon who was recently appointed Ontario Justice of the Peace. 

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Contact: John Hannam, City Clerk, 625-2238