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Clarifying Accountability Relationships Affecting Indian and Northern Affairs

DOWNLOAD  |  Following the sponsorship scandal, the Gomery Inquiry, recent federal elections and the introduction of the Federal Accountability Act, it is hard to imagine accountability having a higher priority in this country than it now enjoys. That said, implementing … Continue reading

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In Praise of Taxes: The Link between Taxation and Good Governance in a First Nations Context

DOWNLOAD  |  This paper makes a case for taxation of First Nation communities by their governments. It does so from a governance standpoint, arguing that taxation is a governance issue and introducing tax regimes on reserve would enhance the legitimacy, … Continue reading

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Accountability in a Federal State: How Canada Stacks Up

DOWNLOAD |  The concept of accountability between governments takes on a significantly different characterization compared to that of accountability of governments to citizens. To be legitimate and effective in a multi-governance context, accountability loses its hierarchical connotations and takes on … Continue reading

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