Oka demands moratorium on land transfer, RCMP ‘bring order back’ to Kanesatake – CTV News

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 2019389 Views

August 7, 2019

The town of Oka wants federal and provincial governments to halt a potential land transfer to neighbouring Kanesatake, and the RCMP deployed to the area, as tensions simmer between the two communities.

At a meeting Tuesday, the Oka town council passed three resolutions meant, in the council’s words, to “bring order back to the Mohawk First Nation.”

The council repeated that it was not seeking confrontation, but that it would like public hearings over the proposed land transfer from local businessman Gregoire Gollin to the Indigenous community.

Read More: https://montreal.ctvnews.ca/oka-demands-moratorium-on-land-transfer-rcmp-bring-order-back-to-kanesatake-1.4539301

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