FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CENTRE IPPERWASH BEACH WILL REMAIN FREE OF VEHICULAR TRAFFIC FOR THE SUMMER OF 2015
ADMINISTRATION OFFICE, Chippewas of Kettle and Stony Point First Nation (April 28, 2015) – Visitors to Centre Ipperwash Beach will notice very little change to the area this summer. The Ipperwash Beach Management Working Group have agreed that the Centre Ipperwash Beach will remain restricted to emergency access only for the summer of 2015.
In regards to the ongoing negotiations, Chief Tom Bressette stated “The First Nation remains committed to building an ongoing and respectful relationship with all parties represented within the Ipperwash Beach Management Working Group.”
While negotiations continue regarding the long-term beach management strategy, motorized access to this portion of the beach will be restricted by unobtrusive wooden posts for this season. Signage which has been endorsed by all concerned parties, will be posted at Centre Ipperwash Beach. The signs advising the public that “No Motorized Vehicles Beyond This Point” are ready to be installed for this upcoming summer season.
The Chippewas of Kettle and Stony Point First Nation is located along the shores of Lake Huron, 35 km northeast of Sarnia, Ontario. It has two land bases, one of which was the focus of a half century long land dispute that would have repercussions across the country.
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For more information:
Suzanne Bressette, Communication Relations Officer
Chippewas of Kettle & Stony Point First Nation
Phone: (519) 786-2125
Cell: (226) 932-1638