Skylar Williams, the public face of Six Nations’ 1492 Land Back Lane reclamation, has pled guilty to mischief.
Williams pled guilty Nov., 10th to one count of mischief under $5,000 and two counts of failure to comply with an undertaking.
The Crown is seeking a suspended sentence which will include a criminal conviction. Williams’ lawyer is seeking a conditional discharge that does not include a criminal conviction.
Williams became the spokesperson for the July 2020 reclamation that took place on McKenzie Road in Caledonia. A warrant was issued for his arrest. He turned himself in, in May 2021. A date for the hearing to continue has not been set.
Williams is also awaiting a decision from Justice Paul Sweeny on whether he will grant an injunction stopping unauthorized personnel from entering the Caledonia housing development being sought by Foxgate Developments .