Fiscal Relations

Canada has declined to participate in the Fiscal Relations chapters while they are undertaking a National policy review of the fiscal relationship with First Nations.

 

Capital Transfer

The phrase, Capital Transfer, is used to describe the money to be paid annually to Gitga’at for a number of years (to be negotiated) through their Treaty as part of the total value of the Treaty.

 

Tax 

This chapter describes how taxes will or won’t apply to Gitga’at and how that tax money will be used by Gitga’at to be used by the Gitga’at Government for the benefit of all Gitga’at members.

 

Fiscal

This part of the Treaty deals with how Canada will continue to support a number of existing programs and services, new programs as well as including a calculation of the costs associated with running the new Gitga’at Government that will be provided by Canada every year.