Construction of Hiawatha First Nation gas station blocked again – ThePeterboroughExaminer.com

Construction of Hiawatha First Nation gas station blocked again – ThePeterboroughExaminer.com

by ahnationtalk on August 29, 2019423 Views

OPP escort workers away from Hiawatha Line construction site, but developers say the opposition is all about fear of competition.

HIAWATHA — Division continued in Hiawatha First Nation on Wednesday as the chief and council, as well as band members, set up a blockade to prevent construction crews from building a new gas station at 829 Hiawatha Line.

The band’s former chief is a partner in the new gas station. Those opposing the development fear environmental and financial impacts, while the owners say they have addressed those issues.

Construction didn’t move forward Wednesday because Peterborough County OPP escorted Tri-Land Excavating and Haulage crews out of Hiawatha at about 11:30 a.m.

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