Native chiefs should show “leadership” and avoid actions that could trigger a police response during next month’s planned day of action on First Nations issues, OPP Commissioner Julian Fantino told an assembly of chiefs yesterday.

As the chiefs gathered at an Assembly of First Nations meeting in Gatineau, Que., Six Nations protesters moved into a housing project in Hagersville, south of the disputed land claim in Caledonia.

Fantino cited the the Hagersville “occupation” as an example of the type of thing he wanted to avoid on June 29.

“My expectation is that things be done in a law abiding and peaceful manner,” he told Sun Media. “Nobody wants this thing to go sideways.” (EDIT: Fantino should learn to obey the law before he tries to speak about it)

He would not say whether police would take a harder line against blockades. (EDIT: Because they will not)

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