Kahnawà:ke’s Economic Development Commission

Press Releases

Tewatohnhi’saktha appoints Electoral Officer
Tewatohnhi’saktha is pleased to announce the appointment of Herb Rice as the Electoral Officer for the 2021 Board of Directors (BOD) Elections. Mr. Rice has previous experience as an Electoral Officer, having run the previous election for Tewatohnhi’saktha. The elections for 2 seats on the Board of Directors and will take place on Saturday August...
1ST EVER HORTICULTURE PROGRAM
Tewatohnhi’saktha, in partnership with the New Frontier School Board (NFSB), Chateauguay Valley Career Education Center (CVCEC) and the Food Sovereignty Working Group, introduce the first ever Horticulture and Garden Center Cohort. The training program is set to begin on August 3, 2021 and end in July 2022. There is limited space for 12 students; thoe...
Achieving Concrete Essentials Program (A.C.E) Funding Extended to 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Kahnawa:ke (Ohiarí:ha/June 7, 2021) Tewatohnhi’saktha is pleased to announce that the Achieving Concrete Essentials (A.C.E) Program funding is now extended to March 31, 2022. This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada under the Skills and Partnership Fund. This extension of funds will allow for Tewatohnhi’saktha to continue delivering...
Tewa Launches New Website
Kahnawà:ke (Onerahtohkó:wa/May 4, 2021) A NEW Tewatohnhi’saktha website has been launched. This new website has long been a request from our clients as expressed through our client satisfaction surveys in the past. Now after many months of hard work and dedication from our team at Tewatohnhi’saktha, we are pleased to announce the official launch of...
More Funding Available for Businesses
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Kahnawà:ke (Enniskó:wa / March 31, 2021) On the heels of the ICBF $1 million funding, Tewatohnhi’saktha is pleased to once again offer $242,000 in grant funding for businesses who need help in Marketing, Professional Services contracts or general Business Assistance. These funds are on a first come, first served basis beginning...
Indigenous Community Business Fund Applications Finalized
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Kahnawà:ke (Enniskó:wa / March 31, 2021) Tewatohnhi’saktha is pleased to announce that we have finalized the approvals of the $1 million Indigenous Community Business Fund (ICBF) and applicants will be sent letters in the mail by the end of today with their decision and amount they will receive. All applicants who...
$3.2 Million in Requests for $1 Million ICBF
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: – Kahnawà:ke (Enniskó:wa / March 24, 2021) Tewatohnhi’saktha would like to inform the business community that we have received 145 applications of over $3.2 million in requests for funding through the Indigenous Community Business Fund (Fund designated for Covid relief for businesses), of which $1 million is available. The amount of applications...
24 hr / 7 day a week Fire Watch ceases at the Kahnawà:ke Business Complex
Kahnawà:ke ( Ennískó:wa / March 2, 2021) Tewatohnhi’saktha is pleased to announce that a new Fire Pump has been installed in the Kahnawà:ke Business Complex as of Friday, February 26, 2021; concluding the need for 24 hr / 7 day a week fire watch put in place since December 19th. On December 19, 2020, the...