Six Nations man looking to keep local kids safe wants SNEC help

Sonny Maracle wants more safety measures in place including identifying safe places with a penquin mascot he created. (Photo by Jim C. Powless)

By Turtle Island News staff Sonny Maracle has taken his fight to ensure Six Nations children can walk to school safely to the Six Nations Elected Council (SNEC). Maracle launched a citizen’s group trying to improve the walk to school for local children two months ago. Maracle, creator of the Six Nations Caretakers, made a plea for traffic calming measures near Jamieson Elementary School and other community schools at its October 25th meeting. He says he’s concerned about children crossing the street at Chiefswood and Fourth Line Roads because many people speed up to “beat the light” when the light changes to yield. He says drivers don’t slow down when they get to the school and it can pose a danger to students. “I’m asking you guys for help so none…

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