The Ipperwash legacy

Posted: May 28, 2007 in Headlines, Home Grown Terrorism in Canada, Ipperwash, Land claims, Natives, Terrorism

Almost 12 years in the making, the human toll so far is this: There have been two untimely deaths. In bald numbers, there have been 139 witnesses and more than 23 months of testimony at a cost of more than $20 million. At one point, it was costing taxpayers more than half a million dollars a month — mostly in lawyers’ fees for all the disparate groups that had standing.

Finally, on Thursday, Justice Sidney Linden will release his long-anticipated report of the judicial inquiry into the 1995 death of native protester Dudley George at Ipperwash Provincial Park.

George was shot by OPP sniper Ken Deane Sept. 6, 1995, after a protest by a group of activists from the nearby Chippewa First Nation boiled over into violence at the Lake Huron park.

Read the full story here

Learn about what REALLY happened at Ipperwash HERE

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