Aboriginal Representation in Canada: Reforming Parliament or Creating a Third Order of Government

  • Ashley Valberg University of Alberta
Keywords: Canada, Aboriginal Representation, Canadian Politics


In Canada, aboriginals are constantly searching for proper representation, voice and place within in society at large and more specifically, in the parliamentary system. This paper critically examines the creation and maintenance of a place for aboriginals within contemporary Canadian governance, specifically two venues for aboriginal represent in Canada: representation through parliamentary reform or self-government by Aboriginal groups.