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City pledges $450000 if Songhees Nation wins 2020 Indigenous Games bid – Times Colonist

by ahnationtalk on March 9, 201877 Views

March 9, 2018

If the Songhees Nation wins its bid to host the 2020 North American Indigenous Games, Victoria will contribute $450,000 toward its expenses.

City councillors agreed Thursday to provide $225,000 in funding from each of its 2018 and 2019 budget years with the money coming from surplus funds, subject to receipt of a detailed budget breakdown.

They will also encourage neighbouring municipalities to fund the games at a comparable level — $2.50 per capita for two years.

Victoria councillors endorsed the bid in principle in December, contingent on the Songhees Nation securing senior government funding.

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