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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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH WELCOMES NEW ACCREDITATION MANAGER

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s (MCA) Department of Health (DOH) is pleased to announce the department’s new Accreditation Manager, Shealene Gibson.    Shealene is a lifelong resident of the District of Kana:takon, and graduated in 2018 from Algonquin College’s Advanced three-year Business Degree program. Shealene is currently continuing her studies and will receive her First Nations Health Management Designation in […]

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MCA GENERATORS FOR ELDERS PROGRAM 2022

The MCA Dept. of Infrastructure, Housing & Environment would like to inform the community that the Generators for Elders Program is available to community members over the age of 65.   The goal of the Generators for Elders fund is to provide elders with an auto-switch generator for their homes. Priority will be given to households located on the Quebec […]

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MCA SEWER, SEPTIC & AIR QUALITY PROGRAM 2022

The MCA Dept. of Infrastructure, Housing & Environment would like to inform the community that the Sewer, Septic, and Air Quality Program will be made available to all community members.   The goal of the Sewer, Septic, and Air Quality Program is to provide low-income households with septic/sewer repair and improved air quality in their homes. Priority will be given […]

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OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATIVE DEVELOPMENT UPDATE

On April 4th, 2022, the OSC issued a press release providing an update on the Oversight Committee on Legislative Development and the Working Tasks Groups (WTG) that work on the development of three Akwesasne laws, namely: Cannabis Law, Emergency Management Law, and the Akwesasne Election Law Amendments.    The Cannabis Law has recently had its legal review completed. In accordance […]

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

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Community Health Program reports eleven (11) positive cases of COVID-19 in the northern portion of the community from June 13 – June 19, 2022. Total COVID-related passings have been updated due to data research.   Current COVID-19 Statistics for the Northern Portion of Akwesasne:  Current Positive Cases: 11Total COVID-Related Passings: 14      SYMPTOMATIC INDIVIDUALS If […]

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DON’T BE TRASHY…RECYCLE!

Please be reminded that recyclable materials will be collected from our three districts every Tuesday. If domestic waste is not collected as scheduled, it will be collected as soon as possible or the following day. The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne encourages all residents to recycle. Niawenhkó:wa for doing your part to keep our Mother Earth clean!   BULK ITEMS: We […]

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