SOURCE: The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

March 20, 2017 05:00 ET

Fraser Institute Media Advisory: What are the pros and cons of custom election systems for Canada's First Nations? New study coming Tuesday, Mar. 21

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - March 20, 2017) - On Tuesday, Mar. 21, the Fraser Institute will release a new study examining First Nations elections.

The study, Custom Election Codes for First Nations: A Double-Edged Sword, spotlights the advantages and disadvantages of using custom election codes -- instead of Indian Act rules -- to elect First Nations chiefs and councils.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Tuesday, Mar. 21 at 5:00 a.m. (Eastern).

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    Tom Flanagan, Senior Fellow
    Fraser Institute

    Joseph Quesnel, Senior Fellow
    Fraser Institute

    To arrange media interviews or for more information, please contact:

    Bryn Weese
    Media Relations Specialist, Fraser Institute
    Office: (604) 688-0221 ext. 589