Christopher Alcantara's blog

First Nations' Financial Reporting and Public Opinion in Canada

Dr. Jason Roy and I recently completed a study on this topic for the Frontier Centre for Public Policy.  The FCPP gave us some money to buy a sample and conduct a wording experiment on the effect of different levels of financial disclosure by Indigenous governments on public opinion towards Indigenous politicans and governments.

Seniority is Fair

That's the last line in a letter I received today in the mail from someone who read my recent column in the Record on why regulation 274 is bad for teacher hiring in Ontario.

This letter I received today had no return address and no name attached to it and so it's completely anonymous.  That's been one surprise about this whole debate.  Lots of people seem to be for or against the regulation but many don't want to be outed in terms of supporting or opposing it! They prefer to do it anonymously, and this includes current and retired adminstrators and teachers.

A new model for making Aboriginal policy?

That's the title of a new piece that Zac Spicer and I have just published in the latest issue of Canadian Public Administration.

Click here to check it out!

Christopher Alcantara and Zac Spicer. 2016. “A New Model for Making Aboriginal Policy? Evaluating the Kelowna Accord and the Promise of Multilevel Governance in Canada.” Canadian Public Administration. 59 (2): 183-203.