Jan 21, 2014 | 23:58The Current January: The Divorce Month - Jan 21, 2014 Audio
The Current January: The Divorce Month - Jan 21, 2014 Jan 21, 2014 | 23:58Lawyers call January "Divorce Month" and in our adversarial system it is an emotional and financial ride for many people. Canada's laws may be just, but perhaps not very gentle to families breaking-up. We convene a panel to look at what should change.
Nov 26, 2012 | 14:47The Current First Nations Financial Transparency Act: An insult or a necessity? Audio
The Current First Nations Financial Transparency Act: An insult or a necessity? Nov 26, 2012 | 14:47Prime Minister Stephen Harper draws an annual salary of $317, 000. Base salary for an MP - $158,000. The data is all easily available to the public. And now the federal government is making moves-- so the same will be true for First Nations leaders. Some Aboriginal Canadians complain finding out how much their chiefs or band council's earn is often a dubious undertaking. Others say Ottawa's move towards transparency is hypocritical and suggests First Nations leaders are unaccountable.