Community Call-Out For Mohawk Council Housing Authority

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne is seeking three community members to sit on the Mohawk Council Housing Authority.  These individual will represent the community’s perspective and interests on the Housing Authority, which is also made up of MCA staff and chiefs. One representative from each district (Kana:takon, Kawehno:ke and Tsi Snaihne) is being sought. The community representatives will be expected […]

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MCA Named National Finalist In Canada’s Smart Cities Challenge

  The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne is excited to announce that it has been named one of five national finalists in Infrastructure Canada’s Smart Cities Challenge.     Infrastructure Canada asked communities from across Canada to enter their ideas and proposals for improvement projects that would address their community’s issues using a “smart cities approach.”     “A smart cities approach means […]

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MCA – Recreational Cannabis Survey Results

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne (MCA) Recreational Cannabis Working Task Group is pleased to provide the community with the results from the MCA Recreational Cannabis Survey. In July 2018, the Government of Canada is expected to pass legislation legalizing the sale of recreational cannabis.  The MCA established a Recreational Cannabis Working Task Group in September 2017 to examine the issue […]

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MCA General Election Official Candidates

Official Candidates For Grand Chief 2018 Benedict, Abram Benedict, Lloyd Jr. ‘Junior’ Johnson, Marlon Sunday, Ronald ‘Minnows’ Official Candidates List 2018 Tsi Snaihne Lazore, Joseph Hubert Adams-Phillips, April Lazore, Connie Peters, Norman Garrow, Mabel Jock, Esther Thompson, Theresa Herne, Josie (Josephine) Mitchell, Tobi Peters, Scott Sunday, Billy Garrow, Brant Official Candidates List 2018 Kawehnoke Square, Rosemary ‘Rosie’ Caldwell, Rick Francis, […]

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Arena Celebrates Re-Opening and Improvements

The A’nowara’ko:wa Arena celebrated its grand re-opening and official start to the spring/summer season on Wednesday, May 9th, while unveiling $970,000 in improvements to the facility provided through funding from Canada 150, Quebec Secrétariat aux affaires autochtones Aboriginal Initiatives Fund II and the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne.   While a fire unfortunately caused a lengthy closure beginning this past January, […]

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MCA Election Reminder – 18-Year-Olds Must Register to Vote

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Chief Electoral Officer would like to inform and remind the community that members who have recently turned 18 years of age, or who will turn 18 years of age by the time of the June 30, 2018 MCA General Election, must register to vote if they wish to do so.  Members are not automatically added to […]

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MCA Announces Hiring of Housing Director

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne is pleased to announce the hiring of the Department of Housing’s new director. On April 16, 2018, we welcomed Ms. Charmaine Caldwell to the position. Ms. Caldwell has been an employee of the Department of Housing for the past several years and had been serving in the capacity of acting director for the past year.  Ms. […]

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Cornwall Electric Replacing Poles

OVS would like to inform the community that Cornwall Electric will be on Kawehno:ke starting Monday, April 23, 2018 to change out poles on the existing line on Island Road East. The dates for this project are April 23 to July 23rd, 2018. We apologize for any inconvenience. Thank you.

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