Ipperwash Beach.

Ipperwash Beach.

CHIPPEWAS OF KETTLE AND STONY POINT FIRST NATION – The Ipperwash Beach Management Working Group continues to work cooperatively, and reconfirms that signs and safety measures will be in place as soon as the weather permits.

The Working Group agreed to a number of shared values which include public safety, historical uses, risk liability matters, protection of natural heritage and the environment.  These core values will guide the Working Group in developing a long term plan.

The Working Group appreciates respect and cooperation of all persons concerned with the future of the beach as progress continues through discussions.

The Ipperwash Beach Management Working Group is comprised of Lambton Shores, Kettle and Stony Point First Nation, the Province of Ontario, the St. Clair Conservation Authority, The Central Ipperwash Beach Community Association and West Ipperwash Property Owners Association.

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.