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Semiahmoo First Nation to address park

Semiahmoo First Nation is expected to make an announcement this week about the future of Semiahmoo Park. - Doug Shanks photo
Semiahmoo First Nation is expected to make an announcement this week about the future of Semiahmoo Park.
— image credit: Doug Shanks photo

Semiahmoo First Nation is expected to make a statement about future plans for Semiahmoo Park this week.

Band councillor Joanne Charles told Peace Arch News that a news release could be expected Wednesday.

Since the Semiahmoo First Nation property was fenced in December, rumours have multiplied that future development was as much a reason as safety issues due to a sinkhole on the land, or disrespect shown by dog walkers.

Charles declined to discuss the rumours in advance of the planned release.

“We’ve heard the rumour mill, too, and I can tell you those rumours are coming from residents, not the Semiahmoo First Nation,” she said.

Visit www.peacearchnews.com this week or see Friday’s Peace Arch News for details.

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