First Nations value the Act's special protections including immunity from taxation on reserve.
May 25, 2022 10:16AM
May 19, 2022 1:00AM
December 18, 2019 1:31PM
Most First Nations are in remote locations where natural resource development is the only likely source of economic advancement.
September 18, 2019 12:44PM
Westbank took investment decisions away from chief and council and gave them to a more independent board.
September 14, 2017 2:20PM
In one fiscal year, a First Nation in Alberta generated five times more in own-source revenue than it received in federal transfers.
September 12, 2017 9:30AM
There is no principled constitutional basis for Métis land claims.
September 12, 2017 1:00AM
May 29, 2017 2:32PM
With true self-governance, funding and service levels are no longer determined by federal bureaucrats.
May 5, 2017 9:47AM
Indigenous citizens would have a much bigger stake in their governance if they paid for it.
March 23, 2017 9:56AM
The self-governance of custom systems may allow communities to drift away from the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.