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Struggling First Nations share common characteristics

Most First Nations are in remote locations where natural resource development is the only likely source of economic advancement.


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B.C. First Nation’s prosperity offers important lessons to other First Nations

Westbank took investment decisions away from chief and council and gave them to a more independent board.


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In one fiscal year, a First Nation in Alberta generated five times more in own-source revenue than it received in federal transfers.


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There is no principled constitutional basis for Métis land claims.


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With true self-governance, funding and service levels are no longer determined by federal bureaucrats.


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Indigenous citizens would have a much bigger stake in their governance if they paid for it.


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The Métis are better off than First Nations precisely because they have always been independent and self-supporting.