Aboriginal Peoples – February 27, 2013

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Aboriginal Peoples – February 27, 2013

Aboriginal Peoples

Phyllis Sutherland, president of the Peguis Accountability Coalition, Ron Swain, national vice-chief of the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples, and Colin Craig, prairie director for the Canadian Taxpayers Federation, express their support for Bill C-27, An Act to enhance the financial accountability and transparency of First Nations. The legislation would require chiefs and councillors to post their salaries and expenses online.

UPDATE: Bill C-27 received royal assent on March 27.