Media Release - Freshwater Fish Monopoly is Impoverishing Aboriginal Fishers – September 27, 2012
A new Frontier Centre study suggests that many Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal fishers need to withdraw from the monopoly of the Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation as market conditions have changed and today's fishers are quite capable of marketing their own fish.
Media Release - Improving the Quality of Aboriginal Education in Canada – June 20, 2012
Aboriginal education in Canada could improve significantly if Indian bands and parents took a greater role in the education of the children in their communities, insuring prompt remedial literacy and numeracy.
Media Release - Frontier Centre releases 5th Aboriginal Governance Index – April 12, 2012
The Frontier Centre for Public Policy releases rankings for its fifth annual Aboriginal Governance Index (AGI), which highlights how band members in 32 communities across Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta perceive the quality of their governance and services.
Media Release - Reinterpreting Indian Control of Indian Education – March 6, 2012
A newly released Frontier Centre study looks at the state of Aboriginal education and argues that any reforms should put the Aboriginal family in the driver’s seat by emphasizing choice and innovation.
Media Release - We Share the Hopes and Desire of the Nisga’a People for Greater Prosperity in Their Autonomy – July 11, 2011
The Nisga’a authorities were informed of our activities in their territory while we conducted our research in the field and by telephone.
Media Release - The Nisga’a Treaty: 10 Years Later – June 27, 2011
An ambitious new study asks the Nisga’a people if a self-government agreement has worked to their benefit or to their detriment.
Media Release - Ngâi Tahu: A Model For Indigenous Success? – April 6, 2011
New Zealand’s treaty settlement process has been surrounded in controversy and bad racial relations, but the Ngâi Tahu stands out as a successful model.
Media Release - Evaluating Canada’s Place in International Property Rights Protection – March 24, 2011
The Frontier Centre is the Canadian think tank partner in the release of the 2011 International Property Rights Index – which measures property rights protection globally. Canada scores 9 of 129 countries measured, significantly ahead of the USA which scored 18 of 129.
Media Release - Frontier Centre releases 2010 Aboriginal Governance Index – June 21, 2010
The Frontier Centre for Public Policy has released its fourth annual Aboriginal Governance Index; it ranks 78 Prairie First Nation communities on good governance practices.
Media Release - Aboriginal Policy in Australia and Canada – April 22, 2010
A new study compares Aboriginal policy in Australia and Canada: Bottom-up policy and accountability is key to improvements.
Media Release - Indigenous Leaders Should Consider Reserve Relocations – February 8, 2010
Non-viable reserves need to be identified by indigenous leaders –and moved, for the sake of the younger generation.
Media Release - Frontier Centre releases 2009 Aboriginal Governance Index – June 11, 2009
The Frontier Centre's has released the results of the third annual Aboriginal Governance Index; it evaluates First Nation communities in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and now Alberta, in the Index for the first time, and where a reserve scored first place this year and took home our $50,000 Big Bear prize.
Media Release: Short-term Costs for Long-term Finality – November 20, 2008
First Nations and Canadian taxpayers need a new expedited approach that prioritizes specific land claims and moves towards a final filing deadline.
Report Analysis Suggests Ways to Improve Aboriginal Outcomes – April 10, 2008
The Frontier Centre for Public Policy today released a background paper analysing Indigenous Well-Being in Four Countries: An Application of the UNDP’s Human Development Index to Indigenous Peoples in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United States.
Aboriginal Governance Index evaluates 112 First Nations – February 11, 2008
The Frontier Centre for Public Policy has released its 2nd Annual Aboriginal Governance Index, based on a weighted composite of scores evaluating six broad areas of good governance. This year's index covers 112 Aboriginal communities in Manitoba and Saskatchewan.
Aboriginal Governance Index Ranks First Nations – June 15, 2006
Today the Frontier Centre released its Aboriginal Governance Index, A Ranking of Manitoba’s First Nations. The Index scores all but four of Manitoba’s First Nations in terms of the quality of their governance, and was compiled by means of house-to-house interviews conducted over last fall, this winter and spring.