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Town’s mayor resigns after fallout from ‘racist’ remarks made over water treatment plant

Comments caught on tape inferred First Nation community unlikely to maintain new facility

August 30, 2023  By Ground Water Canada

South Bruce Peninsula, Ont. – The town’s mayor, Garry Michi, has resigned “effective immediately” after having made remarks interpreted as racist towards Indigenous people. The former mayor’s remarks, questioning a First Nation community’s wishes to build a new water treatment plant, were captured on tape and inferred the community was unlikely to maintain such a facility, suggesting the expense wasn’t worth the risk. CTV News report | READ MORE

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