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Bruce County mayor who resigned apologizes for ‘ignorant, insensitive’ comments about First Nation – CBC

Aug 30, 2023
Garry Michi stepped down Tuesday after recording discussing water treatment plant emerged

A day after resigning as mayor of South Bruce Peninsula, Garry Michi has apologized for his comments about a local water treatment plant and people in the First Nation community in Ontario.

“I deeply regret the words I used during a personal conversation and the subsequent impact they have had,” said Michi in an email to CBC News.

“I want to acknowledge the harm caused by my ignorant, insensitive and poorly chosen words, and I want to sincerely apologize for the damage this has caused to the relationship between myself, the town and the First Nations community.”

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