An agent with Canada’s spy agency tried to entice a Kanesatake man to meet over “coffee” and discuss his recent trip to Greece before turning the conversation personal by bringing up the 1990 Oka crisis, according to a recording of the phone conversation posted online.
The community radio CKHQ was once a pillar in its hometown of Kanesatake.
Kanesatake council racks up $31,000 legal bill in only six days fighting own grand chief, health centre board
The Mohawk Council of Kanesatake is facing a $31,000 bill for just six days for legal work battling its own grand chief and the board of the community’s health centre, according to an invoice submitted to the band council by the Delegatus law firm, based in Montreal.
Aboriginal Affairs is refusing to recognize the results of a June 15 referendum vote in Kanesatake which turfed four councillors from office.
The Kanesatake band council is in full political turmoil.
The grand chief of Kanesatake is claiming victory following a referendum he says has given him a mandate to call an election within months.
The grand chief of Kanesatake, the Mohawk community once at the heart of the Oka Crisis, plans to hold a referendum June 15 on the current band council which has been engulfed by internal divisions that now threaten the operations of the health centre.
Ottawa threatening to shut down land claim negotiations, says grand chief from Mohawk community at heart of Oka Crisis
The grand chief for the Mohawk community at the heart of the Oka crisis says Ottawa’s lead negotiator threatened to shut down land claim negotiations over plans to dissolve Kanesatake’s band council.
In Quebec, members of the Mohawk community of Kanesatake wanted to show their support to Theresa Spence and other First Nations taking part in Wednesday’s Day of Action.