From the archives... Wednesday, January 11, 1995
Tax rules ‘good’ for local native organizations
Income tax time is coming again, and with it, new tighter guidelines for status Indians working off reserves – but Revenue Canada isn’t scaring native organizations out of Sioux Lookout.
A room of their own – smoking area to be built for extended care residents
Despite the toughest non-smoking legislation in North America, residents at the William A. George Extended Care will be allowed to smoke – and soon they’ll have their own room to do it in.
Dentists worried feds will take a bite out of benefits
Forget root canals – Canadians will have another reason to dread visiting the dentist if the federal government decides to tax dental plans, two local practitioners said last week.
Hakala (pictured) and dental surgeon Ernie Clements have had more than 200 patients sign letters addressed to federal politicians.