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Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Chaos at Falcon amid layoffs of locals

Construction company Falcon Structures Inc. laid off several employees from Kahnawake only months after the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake helped it promote the opportunity to build modular housing for Indigenous communities up north.

Snow poses safety concerns on Tioweró:ton road

Accumulation of heavy snowfall on the main road in Tioweró:ton raises safety concerns as community members try to find a solution.

Minister talks gun bill with Council

The Mohawk Council of Kahnawake address concerns about the government's gun control legislation with Canada's minister of public safety, Marco Mendicino.

Fostering queer and Indigenous community

Kailey Karahkwinéhtha Nicholas has been a long-time advocate for Indigenous 2SLGBTQ+ youth. Now, she's taking it a step further with Indigiqueer Circle.

Community grieves overdose victim

Community members grieve the loss of 23-year-old Kanehsata’kehró:non Brayden Jay Shakohawitha Etienne to overdose after a years-long battle with a drug addiction.

Engaging discussions on Indigenous history

A day-long conference on the Indigenous history of Montreal presented new research tackling unexplored areas about the past of Kahnawake up until the 1760s.

Calls to rename Columbus continue

The push to rename Christopher Columbus Avenue has been an uphill battle for four years and counting. But advocates are not backing down despite the resistance from the City of Montreal and the City of Pointe-Claire, which both have streets named after Columbus.

Demand for justice at Valentine’s Day vigil

Hundreds of people gathered and marched in honour of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls and to raise awareness of the ongoing crisis.

The legacy of Billy Two Rivers

Community members and folks around the world are mourning the loss of Billy Two Rivers, who passed away aged 87 on Sunday, February 12. Two Rivers was a first-language Kanien’kéha speaker, world-famous wrestler, and a beloved family member and friend. His legacy will be felt forever in Kahnawake, Turtle Island, and across the world.

Bell knew of faulty pole 10 months before massive outage

A local telecommunications company told Bell 10 months ago that a utility pole it owned needed to be replaced. Then on the coldest day the region had seen in years, the pole failed, cutting the power for hundreds of households on the coldest day in years.

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