"I offer my congratulations to the FNFA and the 14 First Nations that are part of this original debenture. You are making history. Your leadership is clearing the path in our communities for improved infrastructure and economic growth. I especially want to congratulate
The announcement reflects over 20 years of tireless work by the FNFA, the
"This is a proud moment for all First Nation governments and their citizens, and is particularly fitting on the eve of Aboriginal Day. I know it will lead to growth in the number of First Nations participating in the FMA."
The FMA, which received royal assent in
Lack of long-term financing is a significant contributing factor to the infrastructure gap faced by many First Nations. The FMA levels the infrastructure financing field for First Nations so they can build the infrastructure necessary to grow their independent economies and revenues.
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