Caledonia, Ontario is near the Six Nations of the Grand River reserve in Southern Ontario. There have been ongoing tensions between the two communities relating to Six Nations land claims. My post deals with a dispute in 2012.
The first Israel Truth Week Conference was held in London, Ontario. The conference was founded by Mark Vandermaas in order to draw attention to growing anti-Israel viewpoints in Canadian society, including in connection with a land claims dispute in Caledonia, Ontario. My post includes summaries of some of the presentations made at the conference.
I compare the Canadian government’s multiculturalism and Aboriginal policies. I see similarities between Western University political science professor Salim Mansur’s concerns about multiculturalism and the pro-Palestinian/anti-Jewish elements elements of the Caledonia, Ontario land claims dispute.
Former Ontario premier David Peterson’s handling of the Caledonia, Ontario land claims conflict in 2006 is examined and called into question.