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 $ […]
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?
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
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 […]
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 […]
AKWESASNE – On Monday, November 4, 2013, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Bernard Valcourt and Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Grand Chief Mike Kanentakeron Mitchell announced the signing of Agreements-in-Principle on governance and the management of lands. The signings represent significant steps for the Entewatathawi (“We Will Govern”) process that is working to give Akwesasne greater control over the decisions […]
Our First Town Hall Meeting roster for Sunday Oct 27 at the RCAF Wing in Cornwall Ontario! CLICK FOR DETAILS!
Well Cornwall and the area it’s time! Sunday October 27, 2013 we are having our first Town Hall meeting. The event is free and open to the the public and takes place at the Air Force Wing at 240 Water Street in Cornwall Ontario; one of the nicest views and if the weather […]
UN Special Envoy James Anaya Visits Akwesasne – Focus on Port of Entry Issues Over Seaway International Bridge
Akwesasne – United Nations Special Rapporteur James Anaya visited Canada this week on a special assignment, conducting hearings across the country to examine the relationship between the government of Canada and First Nations people. Mr. Anaya made Akwesasne his first stop on Oct. 7, hearing presentations from community officials on Akwesasne’s experiences with the Canadian […]