Hamilton trying to block HCCC intervention on Chedoke Creek

HAMILTON – Hamilton will present an ultimatum in court that asks Ontario to block Haudenosaunee Confederacy Chiefs intervention in the Chedoke Creek clean-up. The city of Hamilton is heading to court again over the creek’s clean-up. A new court hearing initated by the city, wants Ontario to force the Haudenosaunee Development Insitute (HDI) out of the environmental consultations. The city plans to present the court with an ultimatum to exclude HDI or to extend the Chedoke Creek clean-up deadline again. Tim Gilbert, HDI’s lawyer, has said the city’s moves are unnecessary. “The Haudenosaunee people will exercise their treaty rights but will not block access to the site, prevent any dredging work, nor cause a work stoppage,” he stated in a new letter to the city and the province. In the…

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