Thunder Bay – NEWS – The Thunder Bay District Health Unit says that it has received reports from people explaining to them that a local business says it can not accept Indian Status Cards during the pandemic.
The business, which has not been named, claimed, according to the TBDHU to be telling people it was the health unit that gave the direction.
The TBDHU is refuting that claim.
TBDHU received information yesterday that a local business in Thunder Bay has been refusing to accept Certificate of Indian Status cards. The business claims that it is a COVID prevention measure and that they were instructed to refuse these cards by TBDHU. (1/3) pic.twitter.com/ti30UTEPFF
— TBay Public Health (@TBDHealthUnit) January 9, 2021
The TBDHU says “Refusing to accept cards or identification is not a recognized COVID prevention measure and TBDHU has certainly never told any business to refuse status cards.”
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