Collaborative Relationships Between First Nations and Municipalities in Ontario
MSc Candidate (Research Assistant from Summer Semester 2019 to Winter Semester 2020)
Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics
Ontario Agricultural College, University of Guelph
Elsie Richmond is a MSc Candidate at the University of Guelph, in the Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics (FARE). She holds an Undergraduate degree in Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics from the University of Guelph. As an Undergraduate student, Elsie worked as a Research Assistant with Professor Brady Deaton, investigating water servicing agreements between municipalities and First Nations. She continues to work with Professor Deaton as a Graduate Research Assistant on this project, helping to collect municipal water system information from across the province of Ontario.
Under the supervision of Professor Deaton, Elsie is pursuing her MSc in FARE. Her thesis project explores land quality as a factor influencing the emergence of more secure property rights on First Nations reserves. Elsie is set to complete her MSc in April 2020 and is excited to begin a career in the agricultural industry.