The Ipperwash Inquiry. This is an archive of the Ipperwash Inquiry website, which was last updated in June and will not be updated further. If you have. The Ipperwash Inquiry was established by the Government of Ontario on November 12, , under the Public Inquiries Act. Its mandate was to inquire and. Report of the Ipperwash Inquiry. ‘The Honourable Sidney B. Linden, Commissioner’–Cover. Includes bibliographical references and index. Subject(s): Ojibwa.

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The First Nations claim that the grounds contain a burial site. On Wednesday, the OPP became concerned ipprewash a group of protesters who had wandered outside the Park and into the Sandy Park lot area adjacent to the cottages. He testified that he had never said the statement attributed to him by Harnick.

George’s sister Carolyn and brother Pierre attempted to take him to the local hospital for treatment but were arrested and delayed by ipperwassh OPP for over an hour. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. George was unarmed when an OPP officer fired and killed him, believing the stick he held in his hand was a weapon. As ofarchaeological surveys have established that such a site does indeed exist.

The inquiry was neither a civil nor criminal trial. The plan stressed ipperwwsh peaceful resolution” and called for a team of two negotiators to be on call around the clock.


Also, Beaubien’s constituency day planner, entered as an inquiry exhibit, confirms the meeting. There was growing tension about the base at Camp Ipperwash. But I felt that, hey, I i;perwash to get some attention here”.


After the park closed at 6: Ip;erwash section needs additional citations for verification. According to police officers, there was gunfire from these vehicles, but First Nations protesters have insisted they had no weapons in the park that night.

On Labour Day Monday, September 4,a group of natives started a protest in Ipperwash Provincial Park to draw attention to the decades-old land claims.

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Marcel Beaubien was in contact with the police the following day, [4] and Beaubien also contacted the office of the PremierMike Harris [5] in an attempt to put pressure on the government to intervene. George was taken down and surrounded by police and arrested. One protester, Cecil Bernard George, approached the police peacefully according to the protesters, violently according to police reports.

On September 5,Premier Harris and several government officials met to discuss the Ipperwash protest. The evidentiary hearings that dealt with the events surrounding the death of Dudley George and the Policy and Research part that dealt with the issues directed to the avoidance of violence in similar circumstances.

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The protestors had been threatening occupation since the spring. The Commissioner separated the Inquiry into two phases that ran concurrently: Acting Sergeant Ken Deane October — February 25, was convicted of criminal negligence causing death.


It is available on this web page. The inquiry’s mandate was to inquire and report on events surrounding the death of Dudley George. According to Aboriginal Affairs Minister Michael Bryantthe land will be fully returned iperwash an unspecified period of time, until the Chippewas have full control. They discussed Premier Mike Harris’s view that the government has “tried ipperwaash pacify and pander to these people far too long” and to use “swift affirmative action” to remove them from the park.

The hearings began in Forest in July and ended in August By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Archived from the original Inquify on The George family repeatedly called on the Ontario and federal governments to launch an inquiry into the events at Ipperwash.

May Learn how and when to remove this template message. Justice Linden’s final report and findings of the inquiry were released on May 31, Retrieved from ” https: There was inquory misinformation about damage that had been done to a Band Councillor’s car by this group of protesters.

They also promised to return the land after the war ended. Linden was appointed Commissioner.

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