Tax dispute between Metis and GNWT

by Tim Edwards - June 23, 2018

Metis in the NWT shouldn’t have to pay property taxes on cabins in the bush, said Northwest Territory Metis Nation president Garry Bailey, but the GNWT disagrees with the suggestion that these taxes limit Indigenous people’s rights. “The Indigenous Metis Members of the NWTMN have a right to build and utilize traditional use cabins throughout…

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