“All of a sudden, there was a big kerfuffle,” he says. “Out of the bush came another twenty people … there were already people coming from Six Nations down the road. And they all walked by our entrance to our driveway, they all had sticks, baseball bats.”
The OPP, seeing the crowd, just “high-tailed it” and took off.
“That,” Dieter says, “was the last police we saw.”
He doesn’t mean for the next few days, either, or even weeks: the OPP, by its own admission, did not police the Sixth Line for the next 47 months.Leading to this: "I had the papers to become a Canadian... I ripped them up."
Caledonia is a shame that should burn in the hearts of all modern-day Canadians.
Read Christie Blatchford's account of the Caledonia fiasco here.