Latest CRTF Akwesasne South Glengarry Tobacco Bust SEPT 23, 2016

Latest CRTF Akwesasne South Glengarry Tobacco Bust SEPT 23, 2016

CRTF Continues to Disrupt Organized Crime On Monday September 12, 2016, Cornwall Regional Task Force (CRTF) investigators attended the Canada Border Service Agency (CBSA) Cornwall Port of Entry (POE) to follow up on a domestic contraband seizure. As such, Kevin BUCKSHOT (43 years of age), of Akwesasne, Ontario was arrested for being in possession of […]

Dirty Harbor Deal Official in Cornwall Ontario June 30, 2016

Dirty Harbor Deal Official in Cornwall Ontario   June 30, 2016

  Like a walk of shame, the city released news of its official signing of documents for the turn over of Harbor lands to the City and Akwesasne from Transport Canada Thursday afternoon. Many in Cornwall and Akwesasne are against the deal which was shrouded in secrecy and with no real public consultation in either […]

Freeholder Editor Hugo Rodrigues Missing Boat on Harbor Debate in Cornwall Ontario OP ED by Jamie Gilcig

Freeholder Editor Hugo Rodrigues Missing Boat on Harbor Debate in Cornwall Ontario OP ED by Jamie Gilcig

That Hugo Rodrigues is one funny cat.   When I issued a release stating my intention to run for mayor again in the next election, and would do all possible to rescind the bizarre Harbor Deal in Cornwall Ontario that would give the good people of Akwesasne a half interest in the project; the venerable […]

Cornwall Ontario City Council Signs Harbor Deal Without Public Consultation by Jamie Gilcig APRIL 26, 2016

Cornwall Ontario City Council Signs Harbor Deal Without Public Consultation by Jamie Gilcig APRIL 26, 2016

The deed was done under cover.    No public consultation.  No real public information delivered.  A non nonsensical that jeopardizes the future of the city of Cornwall Ontario. The bad drama started with the Chem Tanks and ended with the release below by the city which actually rezoned the land “prior” to announcing the deal. […]

Akwesasne Girls Lacrosse Team to Big Apple for Doc Viewing at Tribeca Film Fest APRIL 19, 2016

Akwesasne Girls Lacrosse Team to Big Apple for Doc Viewing at Tribeca Film Fest APRIL 19, 2016

Akwesasne, NY — The Salmon River Girls Varsity Lacrosse Team and volunteers embarked on a trip to New York City, NY this morning for a special viewing of “Keepers of the Game.” The feature-length documentary about the girl’s lacrosse team is being premiered today at the Tribeca Film Festival and will provide the player’s with […]

Solving a Home Grown Refugee Crisis – Kashechewan Letter to the Editor MARCH 23, 2016

Solving a Home Grown Refugee Crisis – Kashechewan Letter to the Editor MARCH 23, 2016

    Dear Editor,   For several years, “Keeshechewan” residents have been coming to the Cornwall and  “Ahkwesáhsne” communities to escape the springtime flood waters of the Albany River.   It’s a hardship for the families for sure, but our communities strive to make it work, and we’ve developed something of a rapport along the […]

Cornwall Ontario Man Arrested for Human Smuggling #CBSA March 1,2016

Cornwall Ontario Man Arrested for Human Smuggling #CBSA March 1,2016

  The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) today announced the arrest of four people involved in the attempted smuggling of foreign nationals from the United States to Cornwall, Ontario.   On February 11, 2016, the CBSA’s Cornwall Enforcement and Intelligence team received information from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (USCBP) officers that three foreign nationals […]

Federal Harbour Lands Deal of Secrecy Fiscal Threat to Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig FEB 18, 2016

Federal Harbour Lands Deal of Secrecy Fiscal Threat to Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig FEB 18, 2016

There is a reason why the Federal Government is trying to unload harbour lands across Canada.    Most are polluted or have historic environment issues that literally could cost billions of dollars to resolve. Cornwall’s harbour is so polluted that when a movement to create a beach occurred a few years ago it was pointed […]

St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Police Gain Authority Over Hogansburg Triangle – AUG 15, 2015

St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Police Gain Authority Over Hogansburg Triangle – AUG 15, 2015

(Police Commission Chairperson Rowena General, Tribal Sub-Chief Michael Conners and Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police Officers following the announcement.)   SRMT POLICE RECOGNIZED AS THE AUTHORITY IN THE HOGANSBURG TRIANGLE Certificate of Expanded Jurisdiction Signed By Governor Cuomo AKWESASNE — Stemming from legislation passed by NYS Senate and Assembly in June 2015, legislation has been officially signed […]

Jacko Otter of Rezdude.ca Captures Tug Boat Rescue in Cornwall Ontario – JUNE 23, 2015

Jacko Otter of Rezdude.ca Captures Tug Boat Rescue in Cornwall Ontario  – JUNE 23, 2015

Area photographer, Jacko Otter from Akwesasne captured some of the stunning moments from the sinking of the tug boat Monday. He shared his photos from his rezdude.ca website with our viewers. His camera caught the rescue of one of the workers in detail. More of the rescue The brave rescue.

MCA Mike Mitchell Earns Double the Average Chief Income TOP TEN Earners in Canada

MCA Mike Mitchell Earns Double the Average Chief Income TOP TEN Earners in Canada

CORNWALL Ontario – Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Grand Chief Mike Mitchell makes over twice the average salary of a chief according to data about the incomes of Chiefs of bands across Canada. MCA Chief Salaries including expenses: April Adams-Phillips $35,886 Louise Thompson $55,663 William Sunday $62,204 June Phillips-Jacobs  $67,893 Steve Thomas $69,582 Larry King $ […]

Shooting in Kana:takon- Akwesasne Police Seek Information – #AMPS – December 30, 2014

Shooting in Kana:takon- Akwesasne Police Seek Information – #AMPS – December 30, 2014

CFN – The Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service (AMPS) is investigating a shooting incident that occurred on December 28th, 2014 in the village of Kana:takon. At approximately 5:17 pm, the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service received an emergency call of shots being fired at a motor vehicle.   During the investigation the Police Service closed off Sections of […]

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