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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 for First Nations Communities

DOWNLOAD |  The authors make the case that governments that rely primarily or solely on non-tax revenues tend to have poor governance. They conclude that tax regimes promise to yield First Nations both lasting sources of revenue and substantial governance … Continue reading

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Aboriginal Governance in the Decade Ahead: Towards a New Agenda for Change

DOWNLOAD  |  Based on mounting evidence that sound governance is a necessary condition for communities and nations to make rapid progress in improving the well-being of their citizens, the authors have two purposes in writing this paper.  First, they outline … Continue reading

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