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

Steady progress in housing

The Mohawk Council of Kahnawake (MCK) is tackling the housing crisis in the community head-on. During last week’s Council meeting, funding was allocated to improve the Housing Unit’s programs and services in order to meet the real needs of Kahnawa’kehró:non. According to the MCK, the money will fund a housing study

Dealing with a housing crisis

Courtesy Owen Mayo  NOTE: This story has been written in collaboration with Eastern Door Reporter Laurence Brisson Dubreuil. Leaving the community was never a thought that crossed the mind of Kahnawa’kehró:non Owen Skahionwiio Mayo. The father of three who is currently completing a degree in First Peoples Studies at Concordia University, while also

Housing project gets approval

A housing development project in Chateauguay that borders Kahnawake will move forward after the city council approved a necessary zoning change on March 15. The project, which will have 290 housing units, will be directly adjacent to Parcel E, located at the very end of Old Chateauguay Road (OCR), heading towards

Outcry over lack of housing

COURTESY TAMMY WHITEBEAN This article was written in collaboration with the Eastern Door reporter Laurence Brisson Dubreuil. This week, Kahnawa’kehró:non voiced their concerns on social media in an attempt for immediate action on what they are calling a housing crisis. This has been a point of contention for years, as the number of

Housing investigation continues

(File Photos) [apss_share] After handing over the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake (MCK) Housing file to the crown prosecutor last September, the Kahnawake Peacekeepers recently partnered up with UPAC (Permanent Anticorruption Unit) to continue working on the file. UPAC is a provincial agency that specializes in cases related to corruption, collusion and other economic

$145K missing from MCK housing department

The first report on the housing fiasco in Kahnawake was released last week with interim Housing Department director Davis Montour, MCK executive financial officer Paul Rice, council chief Carl Horn and Kevin Kennedy, MCK’s executive operations officer, fielding questions and explaining the ongoing process. (Marisela Amador, The Eastern Door) [apss_share] It can’t happen