Paying to pollute

Under the guise of environmental conservationalism the Six Nations Band Council is trying to get named a sovereign nation. There is no doubt applying to be able to issue carbon credits is just one more attempt to take on the nationhood status rightly belonging to the Confederacy but aside from the political naivety, does Six Nations really want to let polluters off the hook by paying a few bucks? Six Nations Band Council has made absolutely no attempt to reach out to the community with this latest plan. And it really shouldn’t surprise anyone. There hasn’t been a community meeting since Elected Chief Ava Hill’s second year in office. She is obviously avoiding facing the community on everything from Hydro Shares to the Niagara Line now to carbon crediting. Almost…

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