- Hamilton Spectator, June 25/14: Six Nations warns removing blockade will disrupt peace
- SUN News Network, June 25/14: Native band opposes removal of long-controversial Caledonia blockade
- SUN News, June 25/14: Blockade to break in Caledonia? (Pat Bolland interview with Gary McHale)
- SUN News, June 25/14: Caledonia radicals take the street (Michael Coren interview with Gary McHale)
Last year, Gary McHale shut down the illegal Enbridge Line 9 occupation with a single letter to the Hamilton Police. Now, he and his wife have done it again.
It was a long time coming, but Haldimand Council has announced that it will finally do something to reclaim the Caledonia occupation site–the Douglas Creek Estates subdivision–where so many of us volunteered to be repeatedly arrested for ‘trespassing’ and/or ‘breaching the peace’ simply for trying to walk on the public county-owned roads through the site which have been blocked by native militants since 2006:
CALEDONIA – Haldimand County Council has voted to dismantle a blockage set up by protesters at the entrance of the former Douglas Creek Estates.
Mayor Ken Hewitt said the vote happened in camera Monday night. The county will be hiring a contractor to take apart the barrier – fashioned with metal, concrete and other materials – at Surrey Street in Caledonia.
Read the rest of the article here:
- Hamilton Spectator, June 24/14: Council votes to dismantle Caledonia blockade
HOW DID IT HAPPEN? THE BACKSTORY
For those wondering about Haldimand council’s sudden discovery of spinal strength, it may help to tell the backstory of which the Spectator was unaware: