By Bree Duwyn Writer The Haudenosaunee Development Institute (HDI) continues to urge City of Hamilton officials to seek “consent” for the dredging project in Chedoke Creek, to which they have responded by asking the province to step in and stop these “interruptions” in accordance with the law. Even if Ontario intervenes, the creek cleanup will no longer meet its deadline by the end of this year on Dec. 31. Now, Hamilton is asking for an extra year to complete the job. The HDI is also saying that the efforts to “criminalize lawful treaty activity” at the creek should be abandoned. The $6 million dredging of the creek was initiated following a spill of 24 billion litres of sewage and stormwater over the course of four years into the creek and
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