SIX NATIONS OF THE GRAND RIVER- Six Nations five federal schools are closed as a result of a strike by federal public service workers. Six Nations Elected band council said in a statement more than 1,100 students are being affected. The Public Service Alliance of Canada bargaining groups involved in the strike include 155,000 federal public servants including Six Nations teachers who are federally employees. About 46,000 are essential workers who are not part of the strike action. Six Nations of the Grand River says teaching staff at the five affected schools are funded by and operate under Indigenous Services Canada. Indigenous Services Canada says all federally operated schools in First Nations communities in Ontario will be closed during the labour disruption. In addition to Six Nations, a school at Tyendenega
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