PROGRESS ON BRIDGE NEGOTIATIONS?

PROGRESS ON BRIDGE NEGOTIATIONS?

I still think the bridge will be open by August 1 🙂  Hopefully today’s meeting in Ottawa will help inch things forward. AKWESASNE LEADERS REPORT ON JULY 7TH MEETING WITH CANADA BORDER SERVICES AGENCY AKWESASNE —For the second time in one week, Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Grand Chief Mike Mitchell and District Chiefs met with […]

Election Drums – MP not to run again?

I am hearing rumors that our current sitting MP will not run for the Conservatives in the next election?  We’re trying to track down a conclusive answer to that one. The other parties are ramping up in preparation for a fall election. LINK  Harper Government Dares Opposition to Call an Election “Let the opposition parties […]

Akwesasne Elects Grand Chief – Bridge UPDATE

Akwesasne Elects Grand Chief – Bridge UPDATE

Official results haven’t been released yet, but rumblings are that Mike Mitchell has defeated Grand Chief Thompson.   I’m hoping that no matter who has won that the bridge issues can be resolved sooner rather than later. It’s been interesting being near the center of this impasse.   I’ve heard and read a lot of things about […]

BRIDGE UPDATE – MOHAWKS FILE AGAINST Government and CBSA

BRIDGE UPDATE – MOHAWKS FILE AGAINST Government and CBSA

Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Files Federal Court Action Against the Minister of Public Safety and the President of the Canada Border Services Agency. The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne has instructed its lawyers to file an application for judicial review of the decision of the Minister of Public Safety Peter Van Loan and the President of […]

Election Drums a beating – Is it that time again?

Election Drums a beating – Is it that time again?

All the parties are weighing in.  Is it that time again?  Hockey season is over and Canadians have a love for blood sport. Here are some stories floating in the media today. Denis Sabourin Scores some Points Ken Dryden Scores in Cornwall Is Harper Bending? Harper and Ignatieff to Face Off “NDP Leader Jack Layton […]

DRV2WRK Meeting

DRV2WRK  Meeting

I attended the DRV2WRK meeting last night at the Navy Club. ( www.drv2wrk.ca)  The room was filled to capacity. There was music; food; politicians; concerned citizens; and a few media types. Cornwall has long suffered labor issues that are now coming home stronger in other areas of Ontario.   Cornwall is more familiar sadly with poverty […]