IAKHIHSOHTHA LODGE NOTIFIED OF COVID-19 OUTBREAK STATUS

LODGE CLOSING FOR TWO WEEKS   The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Department of Health (DOH) would like to inform the community that the Iakhihsohtha Lodge entered into Outbreak Status on September 21, 2022. Two residents have tested positive for COVID-19.   In the event of Outbreak Status under the revised regulations, only the person(s) who tested positive for COVID-19 and […]

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ORANGE BENCH UNVEILING – ORANGE SHIRT DAY/NATIONAL DAY FOR TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION EVENT

The community and public are invited to attend a September 30th event to honour the children affected by Indian Residential Schools: the survivors, their descendants and the many children who did not come home. The event is taking place Friday, Sept. 30 at 4 p.m. Lamoureux Park in Cornwall.  Activities will include the orange bench unveiling, meal sharing of corn soup, […]

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GLOBAL BREASTFEEDING CHALLENGE 2022

Join the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Community Health Program as they participate in the annual Quintessence Breastfeeding Challenge!  The Global Breastfeeding Challenge asks mothers to breastfeed their babies at the same time, in locations around the world!   The Akwesasne event will be held virtually on Oct. 7, 2022 at 11 a.m. To register your participation, call Community Health at […]

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DRAFT AKWESASNE CANNABIS LAW ACCEPTED IN PRINCIPLE; MOVING TO COMMUNITY CONSULTATION PHASE

For Immediate Release Seskehko:wa/September 20, 2022 The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne has been working to develop a community cannabis law to regulate the cannabis after it was legalized by Canada in 2019.  The Akwesasne Legislative Enactment Procedural Regulation determines the steps for new laws to be developed. On Sept. 20, 2022, Council accepted the Draft Akwesasne Cannabis Law› in principle, […]

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OUTDOOR MOVIE NIGHT FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION MONTH

The MCA Wholistic Health & Wellness Program, along with the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, will be hosting an Outdoor Movie Night! This fun night with family and friends will take place on Saturday, Sept. 24th from 7 – 9 p.m. at the St. Regis Recreation Center. Please wear yellow in support of Suicide Prevention Month.

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TSIIONKWANONHSO:TE LTC NOTIFIED OF SUSPECTED OUTBREAK STATUS

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Department of Health (DOH) would like to inform the community that the Tsiionkwanonhso:te Long-Term Care (LTC) facility has entered into a Suspected Outbreak status on September 14, 2022. One resident has tested positive for COVID-19.   In the event of a Suspected Outbreak, only the person who tested positive for COVID-19 and their close contacts […]

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COMMUNITY HEALTH TO OFFER MODERNA BIVALENT COVID-19 BOOSTER 

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Community Health Program would like to inform the community that they will be offering Moderna’s bivalent COVID-19 booster vaccine to the high-risk groups identified below.   As of September 12, 2022, the Ontario Ministry of Health has recommended that members of our vulnerable populations receive their fall COVID-19 bivalent booster dose, regardless of the number […]

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KID FRESH MEAL KITS — SEPTEMBER 2022

The MCA Community Health Program is excited to present Kid Fresh: meal kits and recipes made with kids for kids!   20 meal kits are available for families via curbside pick-up. To register, please contact Rachel George at 613-575-2341 ext. 3241 or at rachel.george@akwesasne.ca.       Deadline to register is Friday, September 16.  

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MCA WELCOMES NEW CBSA PRESIDENT TO DISCUSS FUTURE COLLABORATION

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne welcomed officials from the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) to a meeting on Monday, Sept. 12 in the Tsi Snaihne District. The purpose was to discuss and determine updated priorities for the MCA-CBSA Border Collaboration Initiative (BCI). The BCI was first created in 2019 with the purpose being to use collaboration and “design-thinking” to improve […]

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