The Aboriginal Rights and Research Office would like to announce the upcoming Community Information Sessions regarding the St. Lawrence Seaway Claim Referendum. These sessions are to inform the community about the history of the claim, the proposed settlement agreement, and the voting dates and methods. 


All community members are welcome to attend these sessions:

  • Wednesday, July 19, 2023 @ Kana:takon Recreation Center (6PM – 8PM)
  • Tuesday, July 25, 2023 @ Kawehno:ke Recreation Center (6PM – 8PM)
  • Wednesday August 9, 2023 @ Tsi:Snaihne Recreation Center (6PM – 8PM)


For more information or to obtain a copy of the Settlement Agreement and Referendum Regulations, please visit The Aboriginal Rights and Research Office can be reached at 613-575-2250, by email at, or in person at MCA Administration Building #1 in Kana:takon. For more information regarding voting methods and the Referendum Voter’s list, please contact the Chief Referendum Officer Leona Benedict at 613-575-2250 ext. 2406.