Tensions on rise between Akwesasne, Canada’s border agency

APTN National News
A new bridge linking Cornwall Island in Ontario with the mainland isn’t easing tensions between Canada customs and the Mohawks of Akwesasne.

The crossing, the toll plaza and the temporary Canadian Border Services Agency post are now ready for use.

But the ongoing issues with the border and the reporting requirements imposed on the Mohawk people of Akwesasne remain.

APTN’s Danielle Rochette has the story.