Courtesy Kary-Ann Deer
When Kary-Ann Deer gets ready to buy dog food or an overstock coat off the reserve, she girds herself for contempt as she pulls out her band card to exercise her right to exemption from the Quebec sales tax (QST).
“I’ve presented my card on many an occasion,
Community member Tonia Williams had been making frequent trips to the Reno Depot in LaSalle over the last several weeks, as she is completing a home renovation project.
Last weekend, Williams went back to the store to purchase tiles, but she was caught by surprise when she arrived at the checkout,