G&R air study report released

(File photo) A putrid smell fills the air and lungs of those living near the shut-down recycling centre. Characterized by its pungent “rotten egg” odour, hydrogen sulphide (H2S) is not only malodorous. It is also a toxic and potentially harmful gas. An ambient air quality study report draft obtained by The Eastern Door

Local cooking show wins innovation award

(Courtesy Frankie Massicotte) What’s for Lunch, a community cooking show that promotes healthy eating and family bonding, was the winner of the innovation award at this year’s Order of Dietitians and Nutritionists of Quebec award gala. Co-hosts Chantal Haddad, a community dietitian and nutritionist at the Kateri Memorial Hospital Centre (KMHC), and

First Kanesatake woman MD joins Health Center

For Ève Mailhot-Daye, her passion for the human body started at a young age. Now, at 33, she’s a family doctor at the Kanesatake Health Center (KHC), serving her community. Daye, born and raised in Oka, joined KHC in July after recently completing her family medicine residency through McGill University and

Mohawk woman searching for help

After being rushed to the emergency room on Christmas Eve in 2019, Kanehsata’kehró:non Tanya Denis was told that she had to start dialysis immediately. Now, she desperately needs a kidney transplant to save her life. “I’m looking for donors who are O- or O+,” said Denis. "It’s been really rough. I

Remembering Joyce Echaquan

Purple was the colour of honour at the vigil held to commemorate the life of Joyce Echaquan. A year has come and gone since the Atikamekw mother of seven live-streamed her last moments where she was taunted by racist remarks from nursing staff at the Joliette Hospital. The anniversary of her death

Kanesatake takes a stand

COURTESY PASCAL QUEVILLON - MAIRE D’OKA FACEBOOK PAGE This article was written in collaboration with Eastern Door contributor Robin Della Corte. With the addition of every car lining up on Route 344 last Saturday, June 12, Kanehsata’kehró:non became increasingly concerned. It was an event organized at The Green Room cannabis shop over the

A tribute to our tireless, hard-working nurses

Mask? Check. Goggles? Check. Face shield? Check. Dressing gown? Check. Superhero cape? Check and check. Although the nurses in the community may have gotten used to the high level of stress throughout their job this past year, Kahnawa’kehro:non are in awe of their consistent battle against this ruthless virus experienced by

Vaccines and shelter for the unhoused in Montreal

Resilience Montreal worked alongside Montreal's public health to hold a vaccination clinic for the unhoused population on Wednesday, April 28, at the Pentecostal Church located across from Cabot Square. LAURENCE BRISSON DUBREUIL, THE EASTERN DOOR Since the beginning of the pandemic, the homeless population in Montreal has been confronted with more obstacles

COVID-19 claims far-away community member

                                          COURTESY DIANE MONTOUR Although he resided far from Kahnawake, Matthew Montour lived and breathed his people and culture, until his recent passing from COVID-19. Montour passed away in his home in

COVID-19 cases at high school, hospital

After announcing a positive COVID-19 case at the Kateri Memorial Hospital (KMHC), the Kahnawake COVID-19 Task Force confirmed late this week that all in-patient residents who were contacts of the positive case have tested negative. According to the Task Force, the in-patient residents remain in isolation for 14 days and will