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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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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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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