Southern Chiefs have a new chief
Last updated 3/13/2017 at 2:43pm
PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, MB-Jerry Daniels is the new grand chief of the Southern Chiefs Organization (SCO), voted in to replace longtime leader Terry Nelson.
Daniels is the son of a veteran Manitoba leader, Long Plain First Nation Chief Dennis Meeches and he has an ambitious agenda. Though Daniels has been involved in politics for a few years he also has a degree in economics from the University of Manitoba.
"I think Canadians understand we are a partnership in nation-building," said Daniels to the Winnipeg Free Press. "...and obviously creating jobs is important. These are priorities...