Gate going up on “Glebe lands” to keep homeless camps out

Equipment moved onto Six Nations’ “Glebe lands” to remove squatters last week.

By Lynda Powless Editor Six Nations Public Works has erected gates and cement barriers blocking any entrance to the Glebe Lands as part of Six Nations Elected Council’s (SNEC) attempts to evict squatters from the lands and ensure more do not take up residence. Late last week bulldozers, trucks and other heavy equipment were on site removing the trailers and campers and tents that became home to homeless people. Only two of the dozens of homeless people identified as Six Nations people. Councillor Greg Frazer gave SNEC an update on the initiative’s progress at the General Council meeting on November 28 and said it’s going well. Director of Public Works Mike Montour, Frazer and Six Nations Police visited to assess the entrances on November 24 and 26 to block them off….

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