Archive for May 14, 2008

May 14, 2008
The Hamilton Spectator

A native activist (Edit: Extortionist) is warning Brantford and Haldimand they’re courting trouble if they try to end protests over land claims with bylaws that prohibit interference with development.

Brantford quietly passed two bylaws Monday night, banning interference with development and access to property and naming three sites that have been the target of Six Nations activists Ruby and Floyd Montour.

The second bylaw banned unauthorized fees respecting developments and referred to the (Edit: Extortionist) Haudenosaunee Development Institute, a native body seeking fees from developers in the Haldimand Tract along the Grand River.

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