Aboriginal Peoples – March 5, 2013

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Aboriginal Peoples – March 5, 2013

Aboriginal Peoples

B.C. Regional Chief Jody Wilson-Raybould from the Assembly of First Nations and Idle No More lawyer Charlene Desrochers express their concerns with Bill C-27, the First Nations Financial Transparency Act. The proposed legislation requires chiefs and councillors to publish their salaries and expenses, as well as band financial information.

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