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 Councilor Brock Frost to Put My Waterfront Casino Idea on Council Docket by Jamie Gilcig JULY 7, 2015

Cornwall Councilor Brock Frost to Put My Waterfront Casino Idea on Council Docket by Jamie Gilcig JULY 7, 2015

Well he may be the most embattled councilor in the city.  He may be under legal messes from his Nicaraguan Real Estate dealings with Al Hatset and his River Kings fiasco, not to mention sending out a press release saying that yours truly made sexual advances at him at a sales meeting (which he neglected […]

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 $ […]

Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Considers New Surveillance Fence Threat to Sovereignty NOV 14, 2014

Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Considers New Surveillance Fence Threat to Sovereignty NOV 14, 2014

CFN – The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne is responding to a National Post article that reported on the RCMP’s $92-million dollar plan to place a myriad of high-tech, high-security equipment along the U.S.–Canada border to act as an electronic surveillance “fence”. One of the locations being targeted for this latest border enforcement plan is the […]

MCA Study Shows Financial Spill Effect on Communities Outside It’s Territory – Oct 8, 2014

MCA Study Shows Financial Spill Effect on Communities Outside It’s Territory – Oct 8, 2014

CFN – In the spring of 2014, the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne (MCA) commissioned MNP LLP to conduct a study to gain a better understanding of the size of the local economy (northern/Canadian portion of Akwesasne) and to estimate the extent to which households, businesses and MCA spend dollars outside the Akwesasne Mohawk Territory* (the […]

Can Cornwall Survive a Second Area Casino? MCA In Talks for Long Sault Site? by Jamie Gilcig

Can Cornwall Survive a Second Area Casino? MCA In Talks for Long Sault Site? by Jamie Gilcig

CORNWALL Ontario – As I was investigating a lead on the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne being in talks with the Federal Government about acquiring Crown Lands in nearby Long Sault to create a Casino and entertainment complex with Chinese financing I discovered some disturbing facts about the impacts on Casinos on neighboring communities. We investigated […]

Federal Bridge Corp Drops Trespassing Action in Akwesasne Against People’s Fire – June 17, 2014 MCA

Federal Bridge Corp Drops Trespassing Action in Akwesasne Against People’s Fire – June 17, 2014  MCA

AKWESASNE – The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne is informing the community that trespassing action against representatives of the “Akwesasne People’s Fire” and the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne have been discontinued. The plaintiff – the Federal Bridge Corporation Limited – agreed to discontinue the action following the outcome of MCA’s recent plebiscite concerning the international corridor […]

Proposed Mohawk Land Claims Settlement: The Two Extremes by Doug George-Kanentiio

Proposed Mohawk Land Claims Settlement: The Two Extremes   by Doug George-Kanentiio

Akwesasne – Last week I was able to attend the two public sessions in which the people of Akwesasne had an opportunity to discuss the proposed land claims settlement as presented by the St. Regis Tribal Council and printed in the Indian Time newspaper. .The first public information gathering was on June 11th at the […]

11th Councilor by Jamie Gilcig – We need more truth in Waterfront Negotiations between Kilger Council, MCA & Feds

Should any deals be made before the 2014 Municipal Election?

11th Councilor by Jamie Gilcig – We need more truth in Waterfront Negotiations between Kilger Council, MCA & Feds

CORNWALL Ontario – Cornwall’s waterfront is in play.    The Chem tank situation is the Canary in the Coal mine and now our Mayor is at play with the Federal government.  Akwesasne is involved is well. What should be alarming to the public is that this is all being conducted behind closed doors in an […]

Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Rejects Opening of New Bridge to Cornwall Ontario on Friday January 24, 2014 MCA

Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Rejects Opening of New Bridge to Cornwall Ontario on Friday January 24, 2014   MCA

Akwesasne – The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne has learned that the new low-level bridge connecting Kawehno:ke (Cornwall Island) to the city of Cornwall will open to traffic this Friday, January 24, 2014 at 7 a.m.   MCA does not support the bridge opening at this time, as we have numerous concerns and issues that have yet to be […]

MCA MOHAWK COUNCIL OF AKWESASNE ISSUES STATEMENT ON CHEMICAL STORAGE TANKS – Jan 7, 2014

MCA MOHAWK COUNCIL OF AKWESASNE ISSUES STATEMENT ON  CHEMICAL STORAGE TANKS – Jan 7, 2014

AKWESASNE – The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne met with representatives of the City of Cornwall informally on December 23, 2013 to discuss construction of the storage tanks being built on the Cornwall Harbor. The two met again on January 7, 2014 as the Cornwall Mayor Kilger gave a formal briefing to MCA on the City’s efforts to stop the tank’s […]