Prentice predicts end to violent standoffs

Posted: June 25, 2007 in Appeasement & Cowardice, Caledonia, Headlines, Home Grown Terrorism in Canada, June 29th 2007, Land claims, Natives

Canada’s Indian Affairs Minister declared yesterday that fatal native standoffs like those at Oka and Ipperwash will be a thing of the past if the government successfully implements its newly independent claims commission.

“I think if we get this right, the kind of instability that we’ve seen at places like Oka and Caledonia will be something that are a thing of the past,” Jim Prentice told CTV’s Question Period.

Mr. Prentice made the comments just days before this Friday’s national day of action, when native bands plan protests across the country.

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