This course is designed to build on student's introductory courses in economics and public administration. Students who take this course will be able to understand and discuss the principles of economics and taxation in Canada and relate it to a First Nations context. The course places a special emphasis on the principles of economics; taxation policy in Canada; redistribution of wealth as a traditional economic practice among First Nations. The course will examine Aboriginal traditions, values and philosophies of wealth creation and distribution, as well as the foundations of municipal forms of taxation, their valuation, and their uses in a municipal or community context. Students will gain some exposure to taxation authorities established under Canadian federal law. 2017/07/17-2017/07/22 Lecture Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 08:30AM - 12:00PM, Burnaby Main Building, Room 104 (more)...