Brant County getting heat for consulting with HCCC on lands

By Lisa Iesse Writer SIX NATIONS OF THE GRAND – The County of Brant’s planning team is retracting claims they consulted the Haudenosaunee Confederacy Chiefs Council (HCCC) a month before submitting the plan to Ontario. The plan is aimed to guide county development into 2051. The proposed official plan would replace it’s 2012 plan now being updated by the county’s policy and planning team to “align with provincial plans, policies, and legislation.” The new plan is meant to “ensure policies align with changing community’s needs, and reflects the planning horizon of 2051,” said a statement from the official plan’s website. It was submitted to the province on May 31. The new official plan outlines ways the county should seek to heal relationships between Indigenous communities and settler communities. “(The plan)…

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