Ontario could find itself intruding on Six Nations lands in its attempt to develop parts of the Greenbelt

By Lynda Powless Editor Ontario could find itself fighting off a new challenge when it comes to developing its Greenbelt. Ontario’s Green belt, put in place to protect environmentally sensitive areas from development also happens to sit on lands Six Nations of the Grand River has an interest in. Romeo Segota, audit supervisor at the Office of the Auditor General of Ontario came to Six Nations Elected Council’s (SNEC) Political Liaison meeting on June 26. Segota was seeking feedback on Ontario’s Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing’s proposal to remove 15 sections of land from the Greenbelt, two of which are near Six Nations and on traditional Haudenosaunee Territory, one in Hamilton and the other in Grimsby. The Greenbelt was put in place to protect environmentally sensitive areas in Ontario…

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