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