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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Linden led the investigation of events, which was completed in the fall of This page was last edited on 13 Septemberat On Wednesday evening, police riot squads marched down to the Sandy Parking Lot to confront the protesters.
The number of protesters has been debated, although police reports indicate a group of up to 8. Retrieved from ” https: May Learn how and when to remove this template message. The judge rejected Deane’s claim, stating that he had invented it “in an ill-fated attempt to disguise the fact that an unarmed man had been shot”.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The CMU was a riot squad armed with steel batons, shields and helmets. The First Nations claim that the grounds contain a burial site. Deane Archived at the Wayback Machine.
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The public inquiry was funded by the Government of Ontario but conducted by a neutral third party, Sidney B. The Commissioner separated the Inquiry into two phases that ran concurrently: George was unarmed when an OPP officer fired and killed him, believing the stick he held in his hand was a weapon. The ensuing controversy onquiry a major event in Canadian politics. Retrieved 3 February As early aswhile Camp Ipperwash was still being used as a summer training centre for the Royal Canadian Army Cadetsa few natives had occupied portions of the camp and the adjacent piece of land.
During the inquiry, a minute tape recording surfaced that inqukry new light on the events at Ipperwash. The Honourable Sidney B. But I felt that, hey, I got to get some attention here”. Indigenous conflicts in Canada Ontario political scandals Protest-related deaths in Canada in Ontario Indigenous peoples in Ontario in Ontario Canadian commissions and inquiries Conflicts in Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.
Publications Ontario can be reached at or through their website. 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. About thirty-five protestors occupied the park. Out of public safety concerns, the OPP decided to deploy the crowd management unit CMU ipperwasj force the protesters back into the ippewrash.
Acting Sergeant Ken Deane October — February 25, was convicted of criminal negligence causing death. George was declared dead at He testified that he had never said the statement attributed to him by Harnick.
Linden was appointed Commissioner. Linden, released the Report of the Ipperwash Inquiry on May 31,in Forest, Ontario, where the hearings were held.
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. After the summer ofthe government moved the cadet camp to CFB Borden. Archived from the original PDF on It is available on this web page.
The Natives rejected the offer. The George family repeatedly called on the Ontario and federal governments to launch an inquiry into the events at Ipperwash. Among the TRU members was Acting Sergeant Ken “Tex” Deane, a senior officer in charge of a four-man sniper team with the job of escorting the force’s crowd inquirg unit. He was to testify at the Ipperwash inquiry in a few weeks.
The Ipperwash Inquiry – Final Report
For other uses, see Ipperwash disambiguation. The meeting notes concluded that “the province will take steps to remove inquuiry occupiers as soon as possible. Updated June 6, The protestors had been threatening occupation since the spring.