First Nations Financial Transparency Act: An insult or a necessity?

The Current

Prime 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.

More From AudioMobile/The Current