DIHE TENDER NOTICE: AFWP WASHROOM RENOVATIONS

The MCA Dept. of Infrastructure, Housing & Environment (DIHE) will be accepting tenders for the construction of the work described below until September 9, 2022 at 11 a.m.   The work consists of washroom additions and renovations for 4 washrooms at the Akwesasne Family Wellness Center, located on Cornwall Island (Kawehno:ke).   This includes supplying the labour and installation for […]

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NOTICE TO RESIDENTS: PHASE 2 OF WADE LAFRANCE ROAD RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT

August 19, 2022 – The MCA Department of Infrastructure, Housing, and Environment is advising the residents of Wade Lafrance Memorial Road, and surrounding areas, that the road reconstruction project will be mobilizing for Phase 2 starting August 22nd, 2022. The general hours of operation will occur between 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. daily. The project is currently planned to work […]

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INTRO TO CANNING & FOOD PRESERVATION WORKSHOP

Please join the Akwesasne Child and Family Services Prevention Unit as we explore food preservation, food safety, and homemade salsa canning! 
   When: August 24, 2022 (5-8 p.m.)Where: Tetewaie’nen (81 Whoville Road, Tsi Snaihne)   This workshop is open to those ages 16 and older. Register by calling 613-575-5020 or by email at dorian.benedict@akwesasne.ca.   

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MCA & AMPS INVESTIGATING DISCOVERY OF CASKET AND REMAINS NEAR CEMETERY

On August 18, 2022, a community volunteer group cleaning the St. Lawrence Cemetery in the village of Kana:takon discovered a casket in the weeds which has human remains inside. The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne and Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service were notified, and assistance was requested from a local funeral home for properly handling.   The funeral home determined that the […]

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EASTERN ONTARIO HEALTH UNIT PROVIDES INFORMATION ON MONKEYPOX VIRUS

The Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU) has released the following information regarding the monkeypox virus. As of August 8th, there have been 478 confirmed cases of monkeypox in Ontario.    WHAT IS MONKEYPOX? Monkeypox is an infectious disease caused by the monkeypox virus, an Orthopoxvirus from the same family as smallpox. Monkeypox is less transmissible than smallpox, and cases are […]

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INTERNATIONAL OVERDOSE AWARENESS DAY

August 31st is International Overdose Awareness Day, a day to raise awareness regarding the rising number of overdoses among our people and acknowledge the impact of stigma surrounding drug-related deaths. The SRMT Health Services Alcoholism/Chemical Dependency Program, Akwesasne Mohawk Police, and the MCA Wholistic Health & Wellness Program will be hosting a 2-day event to remember those we have lost […]

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AKWESASNE RESIDENTS EXEMPT FROM CANADA’S POULTRY IMPORTATION RESTRICTIONS

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has notified the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne that as of August 13, 2022, residents of Akwesasne are exempt from restrictions on the importation of personal use poultry and poultry by-product into Canada.   MCA previously raised concerns regarding Canada’s poultry importation restrictions, as Akwesasne residents purchase groceries on both sides of the border and […]

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COTTAGE FOR SALE — ST. FRANCIS ISLAND (LOT 2)

A one-bedroom cottage (built in 2019) with a three-piece bathroom is for sale! The cottage includes:• All furniture & housewares• Solar system• Water pump• Hot water on demand• Septic system• Propane heater• Electric heater & air conditioner• 80 ft. rolling dock on wheels (by Dock’Rite)• Boat lift & personal watercraft (jet ski) lift This is a leased lot with a […]

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KID FRESH MEAL KITS — AUGUST 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 Tuesday, August 23.  

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ACFS – ORANGE SHIRT DAY DESIGN CALLOUT

Are you between the ages of 8-16, and would like to put your art skills to the test? Here is an opportunity: ACFS is looking for a creator to design the next orange shirt for Every Child Matters! The selected artist will receive an iPad.   Image must be black and white and must reflect Every Child Matters for Truth […]

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