Category: Updates

*** Emergency Response Unit | Public Notice | Flooding Season | ERU is currently in ‘flood surveillance’ alert level ***

*** Emergency Response Unit | Public Notice | Flooding Season | ERU is currently in ‘flood surveillance’ alert level ***
The Emergency Response Unit is currently in ‘flood surveillance mode’ and start monitoring the levels of water in the community on a daily basis.
Torry Daoust will be monitoring the areas that have been identified in the past two occurrences of flooding …

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20210315 – Office of the Grand Chief – Condolence letter for the passing of Perry Bonspille

Shé:kon sewakwe:kon,

On behalf of the Mohawk Council and the people of Kanesatake, I wish to pass our condolences yet again to the Bonspille Family and friends of Perry Alexander Bonspille who died last Wednesday March 10th 2021.

I say yet again, because this family has been through a horrible year with one young life lost and other challenges that could have broken many. But certainly due to the closeness between them, they continue to move on as best they can, which should serve us all a good example of family strength during testing times …

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20210225 – Office of the Grand Chief – Copy of Legal Action Against Oka and Quebec Following the Adoption of the 2020-223 Bylaw Citing the Pines as a Municipal Heritage Site

Attached is a copy of the legal action intended against Oka in order to protect the Pines and invalidate Oka’s bylaw 2020-223 that was adopted on December 1st 2020 and which cited the Pines as being a municipal heritage site.
Any constructive comments that would add weight to the legal action are welcomed, as elements can still be added.

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20210107 – Office of the Grand Chief – Tax Exoneration Status Letter for Kanesatake Members

In order to address some of our members’ concerns regarding the taxation of
goods and services delivered within our territory, we are making a letter available
to community members in order to hopefully help them assert their rights in this
Note that this letter is not to be interpreted in any way as a limitation on our other
tax exemption issues.

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