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2 Candidates Withdraw from Election


The Office of the Electoral Officer wishes to advise the community that Watio Matthew Lazare and Robert Patton Jr. have withdrawn as candidates for Council Chief (Ratitsénhaienhs) in the 2021 Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke (MCK) Election. As such, both Mr. Lazare’s and Mr. Patton’s names will be removed from the ballot.

The up-to-date list of candidates for the 2021 MCK Election can be viewed Read more on this release...

Mohawk Council of Kahnawake issues statement as Bill C-218 enters the home stretch


As the deadline to pass Canada’s Bill C-218 grows ever-closer, the Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke invites the Canadian public, as well as its lawmakers, to view the following email correspondence that was sent to all Members of the Senate of Canada. The correspondence, issued to each Senator, is as follows:

“With the amendment put forward by Senator McCallum last night (June 18, 2021), you now have the o...

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Mercier Bridge weekend ramp closure


The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke (MCK) has been informed by the Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated
that paving work will require the closure of the R-132 east down-ramp (towards La Prairie/A-30) Friday, June 18 at 10pm until Monday, June 21 at 5am.

A detour via R-138 west down-ramp will be in place, please see detour map below.  

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Asbestos Civil Investigation monthly update


The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke wishes to provide a brief update on the investigation being conducted by the duly-appointed Asbestos Civil Investigation Project Team.

The Deloitte Forensic Inc. investigation team is in the process of reviewing documents related to the asbestos issue and are discussing the issue internally. Over the next month, the investigation team will prepare for engagement wi...

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Task Force holds final official meeting, announces Recovery Phase Monitoring Authority directive


The Kahnawake COVID-19 Task Force wishes to advise the community that it held its final meeting yesterday. Its mandate under the Kahnawà:ke Emergency Preparedness Law ends on Monday, June 21, 2021, at the expiration of the State of Emergency.

The final meeting’s agenda consisted of the official rescinding of Directives passed as measures to combat COVID-19 and the ...

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COVID-19 Related Notices

The MCK is acting on mandatory measures and encouraging everyone else to follow the recommended measures as directed by the Kahnawake COVID-19 Task Force. The following MCK releases are related to COVID-19

Enkarì:warahste - Important Notice for businesses regarding Inspections
Enkarì:warahste - State of Emergency extended
Enkarì:warahste - Plan for Phase 1 on Reopening of Kahnawake Economy
Enkarì:warahste - KEPO 2020 Tree Giveaway Cancelled
Enkarì:warahste - COVID-19 Task Force Updates Essential Services List
Enkarì:warahste - Reminder - All MCK Job Postings remain on hold
Enkarì:warahste - Important Notice regarding Tioweró:ton
Enkarì:warahste - Kahnawà:ke Economic Relief Measures Payment
Enkarì:warahste - MCK issues reminder that Task Force is non-political
Enkarì:warahste - Kahnawake stores remain CLOSED to non-residents
Enkarì:warahsteCOVID-19 Survey Results released
Enkarì:warahsteGarden Soil deliveries added to Construction, Landscaping and Gardeners directives
Enkarì:warahste - Water and Sewer payment deadline extended to June 30th
Enkarì:warahste - COVID-19 Task Force statement on Declaration of State of Emergency
Enkarì:warahste - Reminder – COVID-19 Task Force Guiding Principles
Enkarì:warahste - Official Declaration of State of Emergency
Enkarì:warahste - Social Assistance recipients NOT required to contact Client-Based Services this month
Enkarì:warahste - Community Clean-Up Challenge EXTENDED through Sunday
Enkarì:warahste - Spring Clean-Up gets $1000 added prize donation for participants
Enkarì:warahste - School Bus Testing taking place today
Enkarì:warahste - Court of Kahnawake sessions cancelled until August, Justices will not officiate weddings
Enkarì:warahste - Task Force updates on Construction, Landscaping and Gardeners directives
Enkarì:warahste - Spring Clean-Up Challenge during pandemic
Enkarì:warahste - Tyendinaga restricted to local traffic, no hunting and fishing
Enkarì:warahste - One Month Community Review Survey
Enkarì:warahste - Kahnawake COVID-19 Task Force mandate renewed
Enkarì:warahste - Important Notice regarding Quebec announcements
Enkarì:warahste - May 12th Spring Community Meeting postponed 
Enkarì:warahste - Important Notice regarding new restricted access signage 
Enkarì:warahste - Kahnawake COVID-19 Relief Fund Receives $1 Million from Mohawk Online
Enkarì:warahste - PK Warning - Text Message Scam
Enkarì:warahste - Update on Fire Ban
Enkarì:warahste- The Kahnawà:ke Economic Relief Measures Fund Public Notice
Enkarì:warahste- Total Fire Ban in Effect 
Enkarì:warahste- Peacekeepers issue fines for non-compliance 
Enkarì:warahste- MCK Housing Payments  
Enkarì:warahste- EXO (formerly CITSO) bus service to Kahnawake suspended indefinitely due to COVID-19  
Enkarì:warahste- Avis du groupe de travail de COVID-19 - TOUS les magasins de Kahnawake sont fermés aux non-résidents, sous peine de sanction 
Enkarì:warahste- COVID-19 Task Force Notice – ALL stores in Kahnawake closed to Non-Locals, subject to fines 
Enkarì:warahste- Important Notice regarding Tioweroton
Enkarì:warahste- No recycling or compost for Easter weekend    
Enkarì:warahste- Kahnawà:ke Economic Relief Measures Fund Client Based Services
Enkarì:warahste- Reminder – Water and Sewer payment deadline extended to April 30th, new payment option available 
Enkarì:warahste- Road closure near Kateri Memorial Hospital Centre
Enkarì:warahste- Task Force reminder – FOLLOW LOCAL RESTRICTIONS
Enkarì:warahste- Essential Services to undergo inspections to ensure proper precautions in place
Enkarì:warahste- COVID-19 medical questions being answered
Enkarì:warahste- COVID-19 Task Force recommends removing and washing clothing upon entering your home 
Enkarì:warahste- MCK Client-Based Services asks clients to prep for Direct Deposit 
Enkarì:warahste- $9 million Economic Relief Measures Fund launched 
Enkarì:warahste- Tioweroton following same procedures as Kahnawake for COVID-19 
Enkarì:warahste- MCK main building limited to essential staff only 
Enkarì:warahste- Full list of Essential Services and Businesses available to the public
Enkarì:warahste- COVID-19 Task Force announces new directives as situation worsens
Enkarì:warahste- Notice – NO tobacco products being sold in Kahnawake
Enkarì:warahste- Court of Kahnawake extends deadlines for payment of Traffic Tickets and Fines
Enkarì:warahste- COVID-19 Fraudulent phone calls
Enkarì:warahste- COVID-19 UPDATES ON CHANNEL 300
Enkarì:warahste- COVID-19 Symptom Self-Assessment Tool
Enkarì:warahste- COVID-19 Task Force takes additional measures today
Enkarì:warahste- Important Notice regarding weight restrictions for Tioweró:ton bridges
Enkarì:warahste- Garbage and Recycling collection update (contains NEW information)
Enkarì:warahste - Grand Chief statement to community regarding Covid-19
Enkarì:warahste - Important update regarding Garbage and Recycling collection
Enkarì:warahste - Tioweroton main office closed to the public, Caretakers remain available
Enkarì:warahste - Deadline for Water and Sewer payments extended to April 30th
Enkarì:warahste - Tioweroton Main Caretaker cabin closed to public, Caretakers remain available
Enkarì:warahste - Deadline for Water and Sewer payments extended to April 30th
Enkarì:warahste - MCK Housing Unit announces Essential Services measures
Enkarì:warahste - Important notice from MCK Client-Based Services
Enkarì:warahste - MCK puts all non-essential services ON HOLD during pandemic
Enkarì:warahste - Kahnawake Fire Brigade reminder: Measures to combat COVID-19 in effect
Enkarì:warahste - COVID-19 Task Force issues important NOTICE regarding Restaurants, Social Clubs, Fitness Centers, etc
Enkarì:warahste - COVID-19 Task Force Message to Ironworkers
Enkarì:warahste - All MCK job postings on hold until further notice
Enkarì:warahste - Court of Kahnawake postponing upcoming sessions
Enkarì:warahste - Cancellations and closures
Enkarì:warahste - MCK officially activates COVID-19 Emergency Operations Center
Enkarì:warahste - COVID-19 Health Alert
Enkarì:warahste - Kahnawake Fire Brigade: Measures to combat COVID-10 in effect
Enkarì:warahste - Ironworkers, travelers returning to Kahnawake requested to self-isolate to combact COVID-19
Enkarì:warahste - Kahnawake Schools, daycares, Youth Center and arena close as organizations address COVID-19,


MCK Housing clients that they may defer Housing payments due to lack of income caused by the Covid-19 Pandemic but must first go through the Kahnawake Economic Relief Fund (450-638-0500) to be screened. 

Those who wish to continue making payments cannot currently do so in person but may send a cheque (payable to the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake PO Box 720 J0L-1B0) or e-transfer (

View the eTransfer Instructions

The MSI Wage Subsidy Program was created to help employees who have suffered a work-related injury but can’t return to their original job. The program supports injured workers to re-train for a new occupation and get a new career on track. Employers can benefit by getting a subsidy for placing a trained worker, back into the work force! To see how this program could work for you or your business Call MSI today or got to


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Mercier Bridge Project

August 14, 2019

At the request of the Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke, several questions needed to be answered about the Mercier Bridge Project. Attached are the Questions and Answers from the MTQ.

MTQ - Questions and Answers

Shared Vision Statement

The Visioning Committee Presented the Shared Vision Statement to Chief and Council on December 7, 2009

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A history of the community and people of Kahnawá:ke.

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Ón:wak Tekaristorará:kon

A listing of the most recent public documents:

Enkarì:warahste - 2019-2020 School Bus Schedule

Enkarì:warahste - MCK Housing Department Assessment Summary Report

Enkarì:warahste - Draft Water and Sanitation Policy

Enkarì:warahste - 2018-2019 MCK School Bus Schedule

Enkarì:warahste - Route 207 Safety Survey Results

Enkarì:warahste - Antenna System Siting Protocol

Enkarì:warahste - Political Priorities for Council of Chiefs 2015 - 2018

Enkarì:warahste - Kahnawake Workforce Inclusion Plan (Champlain Bridge Corridor Project)

Enkarì:warahste - 2016/2017 MCK Annual Budget

Enkarì:warahste - Kahnawà:ke Waste Management Plan

Enkarì:warahste - MCK summary of Quebec's Online Gambling: When the Reality of the Virtual Catches Up with Us" report)

Enkarì:warahste - Response to Editorial on National Post re: The Kahnawake Mohawk Council vs. Basic Human Rights (written by Marni Soupcoff)

Enkarì:warahste- Kahnawà:ke/Quebec Labour Agreement

Enkarì:warahste - Open Letter to Prime Minister Harper re: Canada's FNEA - 11/15/2013

Enkarì:warahste - Mohawk Council Executive Directive condemning Canada's FNEA - 11/15/2013

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