Community votes to exhume Lajoie

Diane Yeung The Eastern Door “I’m just sitting here thinking about all the ones who couldn’t come forward,” said Patricia Kaniente Stacey, tears streaming down her face. “But it’s over now, he’s going.” Stacey had been sitting outside of the Golden Age Club for two days, where a community poll was

Lajoie investigation’s findings released

After a months-long investigation into allegations of sexual abuse against the late father Léon Lajoie, the results were shared with the community last Friday. The executive summary of the report prepared by King International Advisory Group (KIAG), the firm commissioned by the Jesuits of Canada to carry out the investigation,

Investigation leads to dismissal

A four-month investigation into sexual abuse allegations against an employee at Kateri School has led to the former educator’s termination, The Eastern Door has learned. The names of all of the people involved are being kept private for fear of identifying the victim, who was a minor when the alleged abuse

Father Lajoie investigation launched

An independent investigation regarding allegations of sexual abuse against the late father Léon Lajoie began this week. The Mohawk Council of Kahnawake (MCK) informed the community that King International Advisory Group would be heading the investigation. The investigative firm was retained and commissioned by the Jesuits of Canada. “Our intention is to

Investigating child abuse at school

Content warning. This article contains strong language of sexual abuse and is not suitable for all readers. “It started around the age of six or seven, and he continued to hurt me until I was around 11,” an anonymous source that we will call Sam told The Eastern Door. An investigation was