Report Shows Increased Income of First Nations with Resource Deals

Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Author: 
Geoffrey Morgan
Source: 
Financial Post

According to a new study released by the Montreal Economic Institute, First Nations communities and members involved in resource development have experienced rising incomes where members now out-earn national averages. The report focused on First Nations communities in rurual areas and did not include the relative wages of First Nations communities in places such as Vancouver, which have opposed energy projects such as the Trans Mountain expansion due to environmental concerns. The Montreal Economic Institute stated that economic reconciliation is necessay.

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