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Poilievre proposes plan for First Nations to collect taxes from industry – Welland Tribune

February 8, 2024

OTTAWA – Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre proposed a new plan Thursday for First Nations to collect taxes from industry that he says would speed up negotiations and project approvals.

Poilievre promised that a future Conservative government would implement what he called an optional First Nations resource charge, garnering support from some Indigenous leaders and skepticism from others — including from the chair of the First Nations Bank of Canada.

The policy was developed by the First Nations Tax Commission, an arm’s-length body that works to support First Nations taxation, and brought to the party.

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