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. Also, Beaubien’s constituency day planner, entered as an inquiry exhibit, confirms the meeting. The ensuing controversy was a major event in Canadian politics.
Protesters attempted to rescue George from the arrest by the police units. George was taken down and surrounded by police and arrested. Retrieved April 15, The settlement was finalized on April 14, Ippdrwash Linden’s final insuiry and findings of the inquiry were released on May 31, Retrieved 3 February The Lilith Gallery Network.
The damage to the Councillor’s car was by a rock thrown by one of the protesters who took exception to an article the Councillor had written disapproving of the occupation. A rumour started that the protesters smashed up the vehicle of a female driver with baseball bats, a report that was later found by Justice Sidney Linden to be false and misleading. 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.
In particular, former Harris aide Deb Hutton repeatedly testified in November, that she couldn’t remember any specific conversations.
This resulted in a riot.
THE IPPERWASH INQUIRY
The number of protesters has been debated, although police reports indicate a group of up to 8. The Commissioner separated the Inquiry into two phases that ran concurrently: On Wednesday, the OPP became concerned about a group of protesters who had wandered outside the Park and into the Sandy Park lot area adjacent to the cottages. The i;perwash had been threatening occupation since the spring.
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The Ipperwash Inquiry – Final Report
Beaubien says that although he couldn’t confirm that he’d spoken to Staff Sergeant Lacroix inquirg the morning of the 5th, he had a good relationship with Lacroix and spoke to him ipperwaah.
The meeting notes concluded that “the province will take steps to remove the occupiers as soon as possible. The CMU was a riot squad armed with steel batons, shields and helmets. The judge rejected Deane’s claim, stating that ipperwqsh had invented it “in an ill-fated attempt inquriy disguise the fact that an unarmed man had been shot”.
George’s sister Carolyn and brother Pierre attempted to take him to the local hospital for treatment but were arrested and delayed by the OPP for over an hour. They discussed Premier Mike Harris’s view that the government has “tried to pacify and pander to these people far too long” and to use “swift affirmative action” to remove them from the park.
According to Aboriginal Affairs Minister Michael Bryantthe land will be fully returned over an unspecified period of time, until the Chippewas have full control. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.
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Beaubien testified that “Well, basically I’m giving him a heads up that here’s a press release inquory going to go out. Publications Ontario can be reached at or through their ippperwash. Deane was near the park entrance and fired three shots at Dudley George, who was about fifteen feet from the park entrance,  and was hit and badly injured. Linden was appointed Commissioner. Views Read Edit View history. Updated June 6, Acting Sergeant Ken Deane October — February 25, was convicted of criminal negligence causing death.
On Wednesday evening, police riot squads marched down to the Sandy Parking Lot to confront the protesters. This section needs additional citations for verification. 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. As early aswhile Camp Ipperwash ippdrwash still being used as a summer training centre for the Royal Canadian Army Cadetsa few natives had occupied portions of the inquriy and the adjacent piece of land.
Several members of the Stoney Point Ojibway band occupied the park to assert their claim to nearby land which had been expropriated from them during World War II. The inquiry’s mandate was to inquire and report on events surrounding the death of Dudley George. It is available on this web page. If you have difficulty accessing any material, please contact the ministry.
This led Julian Falconeracting as counsel for Aboriginal Legal Services of Toronto, to pointedly remark on cross-examination that Hutton had used phrases to the effect of “I don’t recall” on separate occasions in her in-chief testimony.
George was declared dead at 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 September 5,Premier Harris and several government officials met to discuss the Ipperwash protest. The inquiry was neither a civil nor criminal trial.
There was growing tension about the base at Camp Ipperwash.
The Ipperwash Inquiry – About the Inquiry
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Honourable Sidney B.
Out of public safety concerns, the OPP decided to deploy the crowd management unit CMU to force the protesters back into the park. After the park closed at 6: There was inqiury misinformation about damage that had been done to a Band Councillor’s car by this group of protesters.
For other uses, see Ipperwash disambiguation. Its mandate was to inquire and report on events surrounding the death of Dudley George, who was shot in during a protest by First Nations representatives at Ipperwash Provincial Park and later died.