Skylar Williams, the public face of Six Nations’ 1492 Land Back Lane reclamation, has pled guilty to mischief. Williams pled guilty Nov., 10th to one count of mischief under $5,000 and two counts of failure to comply with an undertaking. The Crown is seeking a suspended sentence which will include a criminal conviction. Williams’ lawyer is seeking a conditional discharge that does not include a criminal conviction. Williams became the spokesperson for the July 2020 reclamation that took place on McKenzie Road in Caledonia. A warrant was issued for his arrest. He turned himself in, in May 2021. A date for the hearing to continue has not been set. Williams is also awaiting a decision from Justice Paul Sweeny on whether he will grant an injunction stopping unauthorized personnel from entering
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