Failures of Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Process by Doug George-Kanentiio 042419

Failures of Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Process by Doug George-Kanentiio 042419

Akwesasne Mohawk Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, that $60,000,000 effort designed to address the “cultural genocide” we, the former ‘inmates’ of the residential schools experienced is a failure.  Since it began operations in 2008 the Commission has crossed Canada, heard the testimony of 6,500 people and published two volumes of its findings. It has made […]

Akwesasne Resident Charged w Marijuana Bust @ CBSA Crossing in Cornwall 030719 #CCPS

Akwesasne Resident Charged w Marijuana Bust @ CBSA Crossing in Cornwall 030719 #CCPS

POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, BREACH Cornwall, ON – Aronhientha Benedict-Oakes, 22, of Akwesasne was arrested on March 6th, 2019 and charged with the following: • Possession of over 30 grams of cannabis in a public place• Breach of undertaking (for failing to keep the peace)• Breach of recognizance (for possessing drugs, for having the […]

The Cannabis Controversy Among the Mohawks by Doug George-Kanentiio Akwesasne Mohawk 022819

The Cannabis Controversy Among the Mohawks by Doug George-Kanentiio Akwesasne Mohawk  022819

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CRTF Nabs Nearly 2 Tons of Tobacco @ CAS in Cornwall Ontario 021419

CRTF Nabs Nearly 2 Tons of Tobacco @ CAS in Cornwall Ontario 021419

1.9 Metric tons of contraband tobacco seized as determined task force nets back-to-back seizures (Cornwall, ON) On the evening of February 4, 2019, members of the Cornwall Regional Task Force (CRTF) were conducting a border integrity operation along the north shore of the St. Lawrence River when a trio of snowmobiles were observed travelling without headlights and approaching the […]

Cheque Kiting & Credit Carding In Cornwall Ontario #CCPS 011119

Cheque Kiting & Credit Carding In Cornwall Ontario #CCPS 011119

FRAUD UNDER $5000, POSSESSION OF PROPERTY OBTAINED BY CRIME, THEFT UNDER $5000, THEFT OVER $5000, UTTER A FORGED DOCUMENT, UNLAWFUL USE OF CREDIT CARD, POSSESSION OF A WEAPON FOR A DANGEROUS PURPOSE, POSSESSION OF A PROHIBITED WEAPON, CARRY A CONCEALED WEAPON Cornwall, ON – Kristen Burnell, 20, of Cornwall, was arrested on January 10th, 2019 […]

First Nation’s Protest Slows Traffic on 401 #OPP Advisory 011119

First Nation’s Protest Slows Traffic on 401 #OPP Advisory 011119

The OPP are advising that there are slow downs on the 401 Westbound near Iroquois and Cardinal. This is part of a National protest including activists from Akwesasne. Advisory – Slowdown on #Hwy401 wstbnd in the Iroquois/Cardinal area. Protest activities slowing the flow of traffic. Motorists should check ahead for road advisories and monitor local […]

St. Regis Mohawks Go After Monsanto – Join Legal Complaint 112618

St. Regis Mohawks Go After Monsanto – Join Legal Complaint 112618

Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Joins Lawsuit Against Monsanto Corporation Seeks Justice for Tribal Members Diagnosed with Cancer AKWESASNE — The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe joined a legal complaint against the Monsanto Corporation and its corporate successors that alleges exposures suffered by the Tribe and individual tribal members to polychlorinated biphenyls (“PCBs”) have increased their risk of […]

Valleyfield RCMP Undercover Opp Awarded After Bringing Down Tobacco & Drug Fiends 111518

Valleyfield RCMP Undercover Opp Awarded After Bringing Down Tobacco & Drug Fiends 111518

Montreal Quebec – In February 2015, the RCMP in Valleyfield was assigned to dismantle various criminal organizations involved in the trafficking of cocaine and contraband tobacco and cannabis in Akwesasne, Quebec, Ontario and the Atlantic provinces. The legal challenges were complex, as investigators called in the Public Prosecution Service of Canada, an undercover agent with […]

SD&G #OPP Round Up for Tuesday November 13, 2018

SD&G #OPP Round Up for Tuesday November 13, 2018

DANGEROUS DRIVER   (SOUTH DUNDAS, ON) – On November 6, 2018 at approximately 3:49am, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Ontario Provincial Police officer attempted to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation on Highway 401, South Dundas Township. The vehicle failed to comply with the request and continued on. The driver left the roadway with his vehicle and […]

Cornwall Police Charge SHELBY RICHMIRE Credit Card Fraud x12 110518

Cornwall Police Charge SHELBY RICHMIRE Credit Card Fraud x12 110518

BREACH Cornwall, ON – A 42-year-old Cornwall woman was arrested on November 2nd, 2018 and charged with breach of probation for being outside after consuming alcohol, for contacting her boyfriend after consuming alcohol and failing to keep the peace. It is alleged the intoxicated woman breached her conditions on November 2nd, 2018 and an investigation […]

Cornwall Woman Charged w Attempted Knife Murder – 102918

Cornwall Woman Charged w Attempted Knife Murder – 102918

BREACH Cornwall, ON – A 28-year-old Akwesasne woman was arrested on October 26th, 2018 and charged with breach of undertaking for contacting her ex-boyfriend. It is alleged the woman breached her conditions when she was found with her ex-boyfriend at the Port of Entry on October 26th, 2018. Police were contacted and an investigation ensued. […]

How Canadian Marijuana Legalization Will Affect Native People as of October 17th, 2018 by Doug George-Kanentiio

How Canadian Marijuana Legalization Will Affect Native People as of October 17th, 2018 by Doug George-Kanentiio

On October 17th Canada will enter a new phase in its history when the personal possession of marijuana becomes legal. . The enactment of Bill C-45 means an individual over 21 may have in their public possession up to 30 grams (1 ounce) of marijuana which can also be made into food such as cookies. […]

Three Men Sentenced for Running Marijuana Smuggling Ring Through Akwesasne 092818

Three Men Sentenced for Running Marijuana Smuggling Ring Through Akwesasne 092818

Cornwall Ontario – US media are reporting three men were sentenced for running Marijuana through Akwesasne. One man was Canadian, from Elgin Quebec, near the Trout River border crossing.  He received 135 months in prison on a plea deal.  It was alleged that thousands of pounds of Cannabis was run through during the time in […]

#CCPS Cornwall Community Police Service Blotter for Wed Aug 22, 2018

#CCPS Cornwall Community Police Service Blotter for Wed Aug 22, 2018

ASSAULT, RESIST ARREST Cornwall, ON – Jamie Bona, 22, of Cornwall was arrested on August 21st, 2018 and charged with assault and resist arrest. It is alleged during an argument on August 21st, 2018 the man struck another man who was known to him and police were contacted to investigate. The man was taken into […]

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