Housing project good news for town

Courtesy Dominic Gendron A new social housing project in Chateauguay is set to make a small dent in Kahnawake’s housing shortage by setting aside at least five single-person dwellings for Kahnawa’kehró:non. “It’s just good to see it all come together. Social housing seems to be a need everywhere right now,” said

A whole lotta hockey coming up

Courtesy Justin Kariwakeron Horne The weather is heating up, and so is Minor Hockey in Kahnawake as local players get ready for their end-of-season tournaments. One player to watch in this weekend’s President’s Cup action is Oniehtase James Day, captain of the U13C Mohawks team. He pulled off a double hat

Wrestling championships go ahead without Survival School

Courtesy Peter Montour Howard S. Billings High School wrestler Gabriel Ouellette-Whalen had no experience when the captain of the wrestling team, Nicholas Elliott, suggested around Halloween that he try out for the squad. Ouellette-Whalen is one of the smaller guys on the roster, according to his coach, Kahnawa’kehró:non Peter Montour. The

Neighbours wary of proposed detox centre

Courtesy Iohahiio Delisle After learning about a traditional detox centre planned for their residential neighbourhood, some community members in the Zachary Road area are raising concerns. “I completely agree with it. I just don’t want it in my front yard,” said neighbour Krystle Kane. “I don’t agree with the location.” Kane

Traditional detox centre in the works

Iohahiio Delisle was lending a hand at Cabot Square in Montreal, where the Raphaël André Memorial Tent offers warmth to those without shelter, when he encountered a Kahnawa’kehró:non man in his 30s who was homeless and suffering from an opioid addiction. Delisle was among the people who helped the man