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Six Nations on high alert as Haldimand council orders removal of blockade

The scene at Kanonhstaton after incident with Gary McHale, June 2014.

The scene at Kanonhstaton after incident with Gary McHale, June 2014.

by Jim Windle, Two Row Times, June 24, 2014

CALEDONIA – Monday night, in camera, Haldimand Mayor Ken Hewitt and his council ordered the blockade put up to protect the Kanonhstaton land in Caledonia, to be removed ASAP.  Claiming the order was only to clean up the appearance from Highway #6 and to make the site “accessible to emergency access,” Hewitt insists that it was not council’s intention to cause any undue stress to anyone.

However many at Six Nations believe he is upping the ante after two recent provocative incidents created by Haldimand residents, Gary McHale and Randy Fleming a week apart which brought back memories of the 2006 shut down of Argyle Street. Read the rest of this entry

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