Canada Revenue Agency Notice

Nisga'a Lisims Government
and Canada Revenue Agency announce application
of the Goods and
Services Tax (GST)


Effective June 1, 2008, everyone who buys goods or services on the Nisga'a lands will be
subject to the GST. The tax rate for
GST is 5%.


Press Release from CRA

Nisga'a Lisims Government and Canada Revenue Agency announce application of GST

New Aiyansh, British Columbia, May 29, 2008..... The Nisga'aLisims Government and Canada Revenue Agency announced today that the Goods and Services Tax (GST)will apply to most of the goods and servicesyou either purchase or sell on Nisga'a lands effective June1, 2008. Under the Nisga'aFinal Agreement (NFA), the remission on transaction taxes ends for Nisga'a citizenson May31, 2008.

Fact Sheet - Canada Revenue Agency

Nisga'a Citizens and Good and Services Tax

Effective June 1, 2008

If you are a Nisga'a
citizen or a business that sells to Nisga'a citizens, you need to be aware of
important changes. Effective June 1, 2008 the Federal Goods and Services Tax
(GST) will apply to most of the goods and services you either
purchase or sell.

These changes affect
sales that occur on and off Nisga'a lands.  

Nisga'a Citizens

Nass River High Streamflow Advisory

From: Chapman, Allan R ENV:EX
Sent: Monday, May 26, 2008 16:16
Subject: High Streamflow Advisory: Skeena, Nass, Bulkley
Importance: High

High Streamflow Advisory: Northwest rivers, including:

* Skeena River (Terrace)
* Nass River
* Bulkley (Smithers)

Issued: 26May2008 4:00PM

Nisga'a Journey DVD

May 28, 2008                                                                            For
immediate release

News Release

Story of Nisga'a
journey now in classrooms

Senate Report on Land Claims Agreements

Land Claims Agreements Coalition

For Immediate Release


Stunning Building Underway

ARTIST'S CONCEPTION of the new Gingolx community hall.


ARTIST'S conception made available this week shows the design of the
new community hall at Gingolx. It'll replace one destroyed by fire in
late 2006.

It will be 1,516 square feet with the
room to expand later when the need is there. There will be a balcony
inside and around the basketball court which is international size,
explains Valerie Doolan, chair of the building committee.

Gingolx Writing Contest

The village of Gingolx sponsored their first writing contest through the Gingolx Education Department. The first story writing contest was an open theme and open to anyone from the village who was 19 or older.


WSN Recognition Ceremony

At it's meeting on March 28 WSN formally recognized Hubert Doolan for his outstanding contributions to the Nation. The Chairperson and Secretary Treasurer (in the place of the President who was not able to attend due to illness) both shared stories about Hubert's work with the Nisga'a Tribal Council and moving the land claims question forward to its ultimate resolution.

Hubert was provided with the opportunity to address WSN and spoke of the past and present and the lessons they have for our future. At the conclusion of his talk members of WSN gave him a standing ovation.


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