CBSA STRIKE TENTATIVELY AVERTED

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has informed Akwesasne officials that the potential strike, which could have impacted our local CBSA Cornwall Port of Entry, has been tentatively averted. Initial reports indicated that a nationwide strike was possible, potentially beginning June 6, 2024. However, ongoing negotiations between the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and the Customs and Immigration Union […]

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MCA GENERAL ELECTION DATE & LOCATIONS

The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) has announced the dates, location and hours for the upcoming MCA General Election 2024. One 3-year term Grand Chief position and 12 3-year term District Chief positions (four per district) are up for election. Nominees have been previously announced.   MCA GENERAL ELECTION VOTINGIn person voting will take place: Date: Saturday, June 29, 2024Time: 9 […]

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COMMUNITY INPUT SOUGHT FOR NEW FIRE STATION

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne is currently exploring options for emergency services facilities in the district of Tsi Snaihne and the community’s input is being sought.   The Hogansburg-Akwesasne Volunteer Fire Department Station #3, located at 1320 River Road in the district of Tsi Snaihne, is in need of upgrade or replacement. MCA is exploring the options available and would […]

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CBSA STRIKE POSSIBLE BEGINNING JUNE 6, 2024

MCA & SRMT Joint Release For Immediate Release:Ohiarí:ha/June 5, 2024   Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has notified Akwesasne officials that a nationwide strike could begin on June 6, 2024, impacting our local CBSA Cornwall Port of Entry.   The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) that represents Border Services Officers has declared an impasse in negotiations with the employer, […]

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MAKING A SPLASH IN WATER ADVOCACY

In May 2024, Tekaherha Logan Lazore, Environment Field Technician for the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Environment Program, embarked on an exciting, albeit lengthy journey to Bali, Indonesia. For Logan, this was not merely a leisurely trip; it was an eye opening and inspiring experience, which delved into her identity as to who she is as an Onkwehonwe, as well as […]

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PROUDLY PRESENTING: AKWESASNE PRIDE FESTIVITIES

Join the Safe Zone Committee as we honor Pride month with fun and inclusive events designed for Akwesasronon to enjoy. Let’s paint the town rainbow this June! 🌈 Mark your calendars: Saturday, June 8: Potsdam Pride Day Trip! All aboard at 9 a.m., leaving from Kateri Hall. Friday, June 14: Pride Wellness Hike! Celebrate Pride outside at beautiful Lampson Falls. […]

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UPCOMING DEADLINES: AMBE PSAP 2024-2025 FUNDING

The AMBE Post Secondary Assistance Program (PSAP) would like to remind the community of the upcoming 2024-2025 funding deadlines. Continuing Student Deadline: Friday, June 7New/Re-Enrolled Student Deadline: Friday, July 12 If you have any questions, please email hannah.mcdonald@ambe.ca or erin.mitchell@ambe.ca. The application can be downloaded below.  

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RFP: CONSULTANT FOR STRATEGIC PLAN

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Justice Department invites proposals from qualified and experienced consultants to develop a comprehensive strategic plan for the Akwesasne Justice Department (AJD). The purpose of this strategic plan is to outline the vision, mission, goals, and objectives of AJD, and provide a roadmap for its operations and initiatives over the next five years to result in […]

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AMBE CONTINUES CULTURAL CELEBRATIONS

Round two of the Ahkwesahsne Mohawk Board of Education’s Cultural Celebration 2024 was an absolute hit! AMBE students in grades 4-8 gathered at the A’nowara’ko:wa Arena, turning it into a whirlwind of melodies, moves, and vibrant traditional attire.   Nia:wen to our incredible singing/drumming groups, dancers, organizers, and families for making this event a smashing success!  

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CALL FOR AKWESASNE MOHAWK POLICE COMMISSIONER

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne is currently filling one (1) vacant seat on the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Commission (AMPC), for the District of Tsi Snaihne with a term of one (1) year.   To qualify for appointment to the AMPC, a candidate must: be enrolled as a member of Akwesasne pursuant to the Akwesasne Membership Code (does not include probationary […]

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