Six Nations Councillors may be tackling taxes

Six Nations councillors want to ensure Indigenous people don’t pay federal taxes. Six Nations Elected Council (SNEC) doesn’t want to let the federal government collect taxes from community members and hopes to challenge the excise tax, carbon tax and more. Councillors took on the issue in Elected Chief Sherri-Lyn Hill’s absence recently. The Elected Chief was on a personal day. But that didn’t stop councillors from moving Forward. “I think we need to start fighting back on this matter. I hate to say, it’s almost like they are devious,” said Councillor Hazel Johnson. “You think you’re headed up a little bit and they come in the back door with some other idea to get more money out of the native people,” Councillor Hazel Johnson said. SNEC passed a motion, during…

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