The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

December 09, 2013 08:15 ET

The Fraser Institute: Media Advisory; How Much Does Government Spend on Aboriginal People in Canada? New Study Coming Tuesday, December 10

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Dec. 9, 2013) - The Fraser Institute will release a new study Tuesday, December 10, spotlighting federal and provincial spending on Aboriginal people.

The study, Ever-Higher: Government spending on Canada's Aboriginals since 1947, looks at Aboriginal-related spending in three federal departments and among the provinces over 65 years, and notes that governments currently spend more on Canada's aboriginal people than ever before, despite activist claims of a dearth in spending.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Tuesday, December 10 at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern).

The full report will also be available as a free PDF download (in English) at

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