Akwesasne Police Assist in 47KG Cocaine Bust by CRTF – NOV 21, 2016

Akwesasne Police Assist in 47KG Cocaine Bust by CRTF – NOV 21, 2016

CRTF Seeking Public’s Assistance In Relation to Multi-Kilo Cocaine Seizure  CORNWALL ONTARIO – On the afternoon of August 12, 2015, while on marine patrol in the Bainsville area of the St. Lawrence River, the Cornwall Regional Task Force’s (CRTF) marine unit observed a large grey boat, occupied by two individuals, traveling eastbound at a high […]

CBSA & AMPS Charge JUSTINE JACOBS of Akwesasne With Border Running OCT 25, 2016

CBSA & AMPS Charge JUSTINE JACOBS of Akwesasne With Border Running OCT 25, 2016

Cornwall port runner faces multiple charges   October 25, 2016    Cornwall, Ontario     Canada Border Services Agency The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced today that a woman is facing multiple charges after failing to comply with a request for a secondary examination at the Cornwall port of entry.   On October 5, 2016, Justine Jacobs, […]

Cornwall Police Charge Akwesasne Man After Toll Damage OCT 21, 2016

Cornwall Police Charge Akwesasne Man After Toll Damage OCT 21, 2016

BREACH               Cornwall, ON – A 42-year-old Cornwall man was arrested on October 20th, 2016 and charged with breach of probation for communicating with his ex-girlfriend, being within 100 meters of her residence and for failing to keep the peace. It is alleged on October 20th, 2016 the man was located at his ex-girlfriend’s […]

25 Charged With Human Trafficking Offences OPP APS CCPS Oct 18, 2016

25 Charged With Human Trafficking Offences OPP APS CCPS Oct 18, 2016

‘NORTHERN SPOTLIGHT’ CHARGES 25 WITH HUMAN TRAFFICKING OFFENCES OPP Coordinated Investigations in Ontario (ORILLIA, ON) – Numerous charges have been laid by police following the fifth installment of a coordinated, national investigation to suppress human trafficking. As part of Operation Northern Spotlight, members of 36 police services from across Ontario directly engaged with people suspected […]

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 […]

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