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Wednesday, October 12, 2005
Sioux Lookout to collect thousands in gas tax revenue
Ontario communities will received almost $2 billion in gas tax revenue over a five year period courtesy of the federal government. Sioux Lookout’s slice of the pie will be $866,963.33. Kenora MP Roger Valley explained that by the program’s fifth year, five cents from every litre of gas the federal government collects will be put into this national initiative.
Plans to renovate municipal office under microscope
Plans by the Municipality of Sioux Lookout to have renovation work carried out at the Municipal Office is causing some Sioux Lookout residents to wonder if those funds could have been put to better use. IN the September 28 and October 5 issues of the Sioux Lookout Bulletin, two letters to the editor were received from citizens expressing their concern over the way the Municipality is spending money.
Slip slidin’ into winter
A dose of the white stuff had motorists seeing red last week, as slushy roads caused driving headaches. This truck found its way into the ditch just south of town on Highway 72 early Thursday morning. Only a few metres away, another car was stuck in the same predicament on the other side of the road.