OVERDOSE PREVENTION TRAINING

The Akwesasne Family Wellness Program will be hosting overdose prevention training for interested community members. Join AFWP and pharmacist Mark Barnes on Tuesday, July 5 at the Kawehno:ke Recreation Center to learn how to recognize the signs of an opioid overdose and the steps of administering Naloxone.   Participants will receive a free Naloxone kit upon completion of the training. […]

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AMBE & UCDSB RENEW 5-YEAR AGREEMENT

On Wednesday, June 22, representatives of the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne, the Ahkwesahsne Mohawk Board of Education (AMBE), and the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) met at the Iohahi:io Akwesasne Education & Training Institute to sign the renewal of their 5-year agreement.   This collaboration aims to assist the transition of AMBE elementary students into secondary schools within the […]

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CORNWALL COMMUNITY HOSPITAL SAFELY SUSPENDS COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS

HOSPITAL WILL MAINTAIN MANDATORY MASKING REQUIREMENT   On June 27, 2022, Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) has safely suspended several COVID-19 restrictions as the number of reported cases continues to decline and hospital admissions remain low in Eastern Ontario.   CCH has returned to its pre-pandemic open visiting policy, lifting the requirement to book visitation appointments. The patient, family, and care […]

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UPCOMING DEADLINE FOR FEDERAL INDIAN DAY SCHOOL SETTLEMENT

The deadline for the Federal Indian Day School Settlement is July 13, 2022. Any eligible claimants that have not applied yet are encouraged to submit.   Applications will be available at the following locations: Snye Life Convenience Store (918 River Road, Tsi Snaihne) CT’s Country Store (311 St. Regis Road, Akwesasne) MCA Admin #1 Building (12 Akwesasne St, Kana:takon) Canada […]

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MCA REPORTS FIVE NEW POSITIVE PCR/RAPID CASES OF COVID-19

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Community Health Program reports five (5) positive cases of COVID-19 in the northern portion of the community as of June 27, 2022.    Current COVID-19 Statistics for the Northern Portion of Akwesasne:  Current Positive Cases: 5Total COVID-Related Passings: 14      SYMPTOMATIC INDIVIDUALS If an individual is symptomatic, it is recommended that: Individuals have either two […]

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ACFS SUMMER CULTURAL CAMP

Akwesasne Child & Family Services would like to invite Akwesasronon youth to their weekly cultural camp! The camp will run every Thursday from July 7 – July 28, 2022 and transportation will be provided.   Only 10 youth will be accepted each week, so register soon! To register, please contact Sheri or Raven at 613-575-5020.  

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AMPS OFFERING PRACTICE PHYSICAL TESTING FOR FUTURE CANDIDATES

The Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service will be hosting practice physical testing for future candidates wishing to apply as a cadet with the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service. The testing will take place at the Ahkwesahsne Mohawk School (AMS), located on Kawehno:ke (Cornwall Island), on the following dates: June 29, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.July 5, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.   If you […]

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AKWESASNE CELEBRATES GROUNDBREAKING OF NEW SKATEPARK

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne (MCA) is breaking ground for Akwesasne’s first skatepark which will be located at the A’nowara’ko:wa Arena. Officials and project team members celebrated the milestone on Friday, June 24, 2022 with an official groundbreaking ceremony.   Construction for the 9,600 square-foot skatepark will be ongoing throughout the summer, with completion slated for Sept. 16, 2022.  A […]

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YOUTH CULTURAL CAMP

The Akwesasne Community Justice Program and IFN are excited to sponsor a youth cultural camp on Thompson Island!   When: July 25-28, 2022Ages: 13-18   Registration forms can be picked up/dropped off at the ACJP office in Kana:takon. For more information, please contact Maureen Wainwright at 613-551-7129 or maureen.wainwright@akwesasne.ca.   

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AFWP — PRIDE MOVIE NIGHT

The Akwesasne Family Wellness Program would like to invite the community to a movie night in support of Pride Month! Join us at the Port Theatre for a showing of Palmer, followed by a Q&A after the movie.   When: Friday, June 24 | 7:15 p.m.Where: Port Theatre | Cornwall, ON   Admission is FREE for the first 50 people […]

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