Archive for April 30, 2008

April 30, 2008
The Toronto Star

CALEDONIA-A tension-filled native blockade on a highway overpass has ended peacefully.

“It’s fantastic,” said Haldimand Mayor Marie Trainer after the barricade on Highway 6 was taken down around 2 p.m. yesterday. “We’re pleased, glad that cooler heads prevailed.”

Her comments came a day after she had expressed fears that some members of her community might take the law into their own hands out of frustration.

No charges were laid after the five-day protest.

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