Prof calls for revenue sharing with First Nations

January 26, 2015 – Star Phoenix – The Saskatchewan government and some other provinces may have to rethink their refusal to share resource revenue with First Nations, says the author of a national research paper.

An increasing number of provinces, as well as corporations and the courts, are embracing the idea.

“Some people get nervous about it, (but) there are a whole bunch of good reasons to do it,” Ken Coates, the University of Saskatchewan Canada Research Chair for Regional Innovation said in an interview.  Read on.