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Hear Gloria McCluskey say non-profit managers are "not real business people" 

In debate over selling St. Pat's-Alexandra school, the councillor disregards experience in community organizations.

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Yesterday, during Halifax council's debate over what to do with the St. Pat's-Alexandra school, councillor Gloria McCluskey suggested that the north end community groups lack business acumen and are "not real business people." Listen to her comments here:

The reality is that the North End Community Health Clinic and Mi'kmaq Friendship Centre have a long track record as fiscally sound organizations with professional staffs that have successfully attracted outside grants and investments, and have grown their organizations. And, before she went to seminary school, Rhonda Britton, the pastor at Cornwallis Street Baptist Church and the founder of the Richard Preston Centre for Excellence, received two business degrees.

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