Ontario court rejects Six Nations millionaire Ken Hill’s claim Ontario law no jurisdiction over family disputes

By Lynda Powless, Editor An Ontario Superior Court has  rejected Six Nations businessman and multi-millionaire Ken Hill’s argument that Haudenosaunee law should supercede Ontario’s family law when applying to Indigenous families including claims for child or spousal support. Hill, a partner in Grand River Enterprises (GRE) a global tobacco company and owner of several Six Nations businesses is caught in a family dispute with his ex-partner, Brittany Beaver. Beaver is seeking $33,183 per month in child support from Hill for their eight-year-old son along with $85,701 per month in spousal support. She also wants to be named a beneficiary on his life insurance policy to ensure he pays support. Court documents obtained by Turtle Island News show Hill claims $2,109,504 a year in tax-free income from Grand River Enterprises as…

This content is for Trial Subscription and Yearly Subscription members only.
Log In Register

Add Your Voice

Is there more to this story? We'd like to hear from you about this or any other stories you think we should know about. Contribute your voice on our contribute page.