White people are obsessed with other peoples' finances. We love comparing ourselves to others. We want the newest thing. We assume our strange ways are normal and project our anxieties onto others.
For average white people, this can end with depression, feelings of inadequacy or an overconsumption of The Real Housewives ™.
When this collective illness is centrally located in parliament, it usually expresses itself in bizarre, even racist policies. The federal government is obsessed with how The Other lives. This, combined with a past that includes genocide, guides which policies they implement.
Enter: the First Nations Financial Transparency Act.