Thompson Rivers University

Radio NL | Shawn Blankinship, TRU student studying First Nations finances

  Posted on: May 13, 2021

Master of Business Administration student Shawn Blankinship talked to Radio NL about his project. He spent five months copying data from 446 First Nations financial statements into a database. What he compiled may be the only central database for 2016 financial information for First Nations in Canada, a tool that informed his thesis research on the connection between First Nation government investing policies and community well-being and how geographic remoteness and population size fit into the equation. Hear the interview