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The Eastern Door is up for 18 provincial awards

This year promises to be a banner one for The Eastern Door, as the Quebec Community Newspapers Association announced its awards short list, and we’ll be competing for 18 of them – the most by any newspaper this year. “I am so proud of my staff, no matter where they finish

Inquiry helps sister’s healing journey

Kanehsata’kehró:non Cheryl McDonald shared the story of her sister Carleen’s disappearance and death. (Jessica Deer, The Eastern Door) Warning, this article contains sensitive words not suitable for everyone. The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls has a toll-free crisis call line and is available to provide support

Re-zoning raises eyebrows, flagpoles of concern

The end of the OCR will be where any businessperson interested in opening an erotic service in Chateauguay will have to go after a rezoning announcement in January. (Jessica Deer, The Eastern Door) After new Chateauguay mayor Pierre-Paul Routhier announce a rezoning policy in January, it seems anyone interested in operating

Our History to US Patent Office to family biz

Martha “Maude” Katsitsienhawe Stacey (ne. Decaire) (left) has left the woods far behind at her son Joseph Walter Stacey and Tessie Laureen Phillips’ wedding in 1967. Irene (Rice) Phillips is on the right, and ring bearer Boy Marquis and flower girl Bernadine Diabo fill out the wedding party. (Courtesy Trina

Francophones support woman’s fight for justice

When asking French-speaking people in the region for support, few needed an explanation or a second thought before jotting a note for Melanie Morrison, who Amnesty International chose as their Write for Rights candidate this year. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) Six thousand, five hundred and ninety-nine. That’s the number of French-speaking

Tackling fentanyl issue to halt more overdoses

The advertisements running on billboards across the province are one of several steps health professionals are taking to draw attention to and try to halt the upswing in Fentanyl and other opioid overdoses that became epidemic in Western Canada. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) Taking a glance at the digital

Kahnawake-Quebec labour partnership blossoms

Oliver Montour from the Kahnawake Labor Office, Rhonda Kirby from the MCK, and Tewatohnhi'saktha's Coreen Delormier have been working for the past months to get more local workers certified to work across the province. (Jessica Deer, The Eastern Door) Assisting Kanien’kehá:ka workers to integrate into the provincial construction industry is at

From the pub to the pump for Norton

MCK grand chief Joe Norton was in Dublin broadening the community’s relationship with the Irish capital that is interested in learning about local history, culture and issues. (Courtesy MCK) Mohawk Council of Kahnawake grand chief took some time from a loaded schedule this week to speak with The Eastern Door about

Workers protest hospital contract

Some Kahnawake workers staged a peaceful protest outside of the KMHC early last Thursday morning over the awarding of a work contract to an outside company. (Paul Graif, The Eastern Door) They didn’t say a word or carry a sign. They didn’t have to. Their message was loud and clear: Kahnawake

From Onondaga to Geneva with love and respect

The meeting between the Haudenosaunee delegation from 1977, and the mayor of Geneva Claude Ketterer is an example of the positive relationship between the Swiss city and the confederacy. The Haudenosaunee delegation is (from left to right) Loran Thompson (Akwesasne), Leo Henry (Tuscarora), Oren Lyons (Onondaga), Tadodaho Leon Shenandoah, Bruce