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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - February 15, 2001, Winnipeg, Manitoba A2 WINNIPEG FIBHUARY 2001 DIGEST INDEX 111 LOCAL EDITORIALS A12 FOCUS A13 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR A13 BUSINESS STOCKS 69 FAMILY NOTICES In Memoriums C9 CLASSIFIED C10 JUMBLE C12 DIVERSIONS Ann Landers B3 COMICS B4 SPORTS RECORD MOVIES D10 PRIME TIME TV C14 WEATHER C14 DEATHS wife of Julius Joseph Hubert of husband of Irene Kenneth Ken widower of Jean Elizabeth David of Okanagon Charlotte widow of Phillip William husband of Ina Anne nee Daniel husband of Anne Agostinho Da husband of Olinda Marjory of widow of Nobel Andrew Phillip wid ower of Virginia of widow of Fred Veronica widow of Earl Clara widow of Bill I Classified Death Notices C9 LOTTERIES PICKS Winning number yesterday was LOTTO Winning numbers yesterday were 41 and Bonus number was THE PLUS Winning number yesterday for the main prize of was WESTERN Winning numbers yesterday were and Bonus number was ENCORE Winning number yesterday was HOW TO REACH US 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Please Health Continued from page A1 The first involves a full forensic audit of the solvent abuse treatment centre at Sagkeeng First Nation where alleged improper spending includes using tax dollars to send 80 staff members and friends on a Caribbean cruise last Also under investigation is the Winnipegbased Anishinaabe MinoAyaawin which has also been subject to ques tionable spending Paul a former assistant deputy had headed up the FNIHB until taking a leave in Sep tember just after his office approved an extra million for the Virginia Fontaine clinic at He resigned last Just because reports often were not The lack of timely and complete implementation of corrective action has serious implications for the deliv ery of health services to first the auditor general wrote last NDP health critic Judy Wasylycia Leis Winnipeg North Centre said the changes sound good at first blush but are long It sure sounds to me like word for word of what they promised after the 1997 investigation by the auditor gen which revealed she WasylyciaLeis said it appears that Health Canada is now trying to cover up for its own David president of Winnipeg treatment centre Pritchard wel Measures included in OH6 aboriginal corned Health Canadas Health Canadas new accountability system for First Nations Health include I Holding back funds unless required reports are I Designating staff to monitor the receipt of all reports that are I Making auditing requirements I All contributipn agree1 ments will include the enhanced review mechanisms and will clearly designate respon sibilities and authorities as of April I Health Canada will continue to work with first nations to help them com ply with the new The department has also created a new audit and accountability which will include a proactive role in ensuring ethical Pender said tighter accounting began in November when the allega tions involving the Virginia Fontaine clinic were making headlines and Health Minister Allan Rock was vow ing to get to the bottom of the finan cial the federal auditor gen eral flagged serious accountability problems at Health Canada four years A followup report last October slammed the department for signifi cant weaknesses after finding requirements for annual audits and treatment centre is not looking it doesnt mean were all like that DavidBlacksmith Black smith said it will let the Canadian public see that the majority of abo riginalrun organiza tions are accountable and responsible with Just because one aboriginal treatment centre is not looking it doesnt mean were all like said Pritchard also called the Native Addictions Council of is jointly funded by the federal and provincial Grand Chief Dennis White of the Assembly of Manitoba approves of greater accountability as long as the federal government is made to be more We take the position that account ability works both White Bird There was clearly no account ability on the government to monitor the agreement with the addictions Accountability 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