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The Funding Requirement for First Nations Schools in Canada – 2009 – By the Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer
The purpose of this report is to determine the Government of Canada's funding requirement for First Nations schools, based on a capital budgeting methodology. INAC has a mandate to build and to meet the operating and capital expenditure requirements related to schools on reserve according to the Indian Act of 1867. The scope of this
Authors Don Drummond and Ellen Kachuck Rosenbluth reported in December 2013 how funding has a significant impact on the delivery of educational services and is integral to improving educational outcomes for First Nations students.
On January 21, 2019, the Honourable Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, and National Chief Perry Bellegarde of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), announced a new, co-developed policy and funding approach that will better support the needs of First Nations students on-reserve.