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MCK: Reminder – Deadline for Indian Day School Settlement is January 13, 2023

(Kahnawake – 9, Tsothohrhkó:wa/January 2023) The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke wishes to advise the community that the deadline for the Indian Day School (IDS) claims process is this week. Both the Extension Request Form and Claim Form must be received by the Claims Administrator by January 13 2023 at 11:59pm Pacific Standard Time (PST). New […]

by ahnationtalk on January 10, 202314 Views

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Class action lawsuit on behalf of Nunavik crime victims gets the go-ahead – RCI

December 15, 2022 A class action lawsuit on behalf of crime victims in Nunavik, the Inuit region of northern Quebec, has got the go-ahead. The lawsuit alleges that people in Nunavik have been left out of the province’s compensation regime for victims of criminal offenses. Quebec Superior Court Judge Lukasz Granosik certified the class-action lawsuit […]

by ahnationtalk on December 16, 202215 Views

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Kahnawake challenging Ontario on iGaming

(Kahnawake – 28, Kentenhkó:wa/November 2022) The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke (MCK) has mandated Olthuis Kleer Townshend LLP to file a Notice of Application with the Ontario Superior Court against iGaming Ontario and the Attorney General of Ontario challenging the legality and constitutionality of Ontario’s unilateral re-interpretation of the “conduct and manage” provisions of the Criminal […]

by ahnationtalk on November 28, 202211 Views

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MCK pleased with Quebec Superior Court judge’s decision to suspend two provisions of Bill 96

(Kahnawake – 16, Seskéha/August 2022) The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke (MCK) wishes to advise the community that it is pleased with a Quebec Superior Court judge’s decision to suspend two provisions of Bill 96. Ohén:ton Í:iente ne Ratitsénhaienhs Kahsennenhawe Sky-Deer, Ietsénhaienhs Tonya Perron and Ratsénhaienhs Arnold Boyer, along with lawyer Suzanne Jackson of MCK Legal […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 202255 Views

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MCK in Court in support of a challenge to Bill 96-affected law

(Kahnawake – 5, Seskéha/August 2022) The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke (MCK) wishes to advise the community that Ohén:ton Í:iente ne Ratitsénhaienhs (Grand Chief) Kahsennenhawe Sky-Deer, Nitsénhaienhs Arnold Boyer and Tonya Perron, and lawyer Suzanne Jackson of MCK Legal Services are attending Quebec Superior Court in Montréal this morning for a challenge that has been brought […]

by ahnationtalk on August 5, 202267 Views

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Report on the Nunavik Itinerant Court Situation

August 5, 2022 QUEBEC CITY – Minister of Justice, Attorney General and Minister of the French Language of Québec Simon Jolin-Barrette and President of Makivik Corporation Pita Aatami announced the filing of the Report on the Nunavik Itinerant Court Situation. The report was prepared by Mtre Jean-Claude Latraverse, who worked for many years as a […]

by ahnationtalk on August 5, 202276 Views

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No judge? No trials. Court cancelled in 2 Nunavik communities this week – Nunatsiaq News

Jul 18, 2022 People expecting to have criminal cases heard now have to wait until November Court has been cancelled in Kuujjuaq and Kangiqsualujjuaq this week because no judges are available to fly up to oversee criminal case proceedings in those communities. Isabelle Boily, a spokesperson for Quebec’s Ministry of Justice, confirmed the situation in […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 202275 Views

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Court of Kahnawake is now open to the public

(Kahnawake – 23, Ohiarí:ha/June 2022) Kahnawà:ke Justice Services of the Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke wishes to advise the public that sessions of the Court of Kahnawà:ke, currently operating at the Golden Age Club, are now re-opened to the public. Sessions can be attended by those who are participating in court proceedings, those awaiting their scheduled […]

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 202282 Views

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MCK: In-person Info Kiosk on Indian Day School Settlement tomorrow

In-person Info Kiosk on Indian Day School Settlement tomorrow (Kahnawake – 31, Onerahtohkó:wa/May 2022) The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke wishes to advise the community that an Information Kiosk on the Indian Day School Settlement Agreement will be on-site at the Post Office/Tewatohnhi’saktha Building this Wednesday, June 1st from 10am to 4pm. Louise Mayo, the Indian […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 2022128 Views

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Missing Indigenous children: an initial review since the Act came into force

PAKUASHIPI, QC, April 29, 2022 – During a tribute held in the community of Pakuashipi in the Côte-Nord region to the courage of the families of Indigenous children who went missing or died,  Minister Responsible for Indigenous Affairs Ian Lafrenière noted the submission of the first annual report on the application of the Act to […]

by ahnationtalk on April 29, 2022232 Views

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