Axe the tax may be an election issue!

It looks like Six Nations Elected Council (SNEC) is trying to get out of training mode and finally moving ahead…on at least one political item. And it’s a big one. The Liberals’ carbon tax! The councillors, albeit without Elected Chief Sherri-Lyn Hill who was on a personal day, took the helm last week and came out fighting aiming at taxes that have begun invading the community’s jurisdiction. Council members said they want to petition federal and provincial officials about removing taxes, in particular Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s new carbon tax that has begun surfacing in the community. The tax is being masked as a “charge” and as a result is skirting First Nations’ jurisdiction. Councillors want to challenge, in particular, both the excise tax, carbon tax. And they aren’t alone…

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