Kahnawà:ke’s Economic Development Commission

Kahnawà:ke’s Economic Development Commission

Press Releases

Condolences to the Family of Edward J Cross
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Kahnawà:ke (Kenténha/October 15, 2021) The staff and Board of Directors of Tewatohnhi’saktha would like to send our condolences to the family of Edward J Cross. Eddie was one of the main contributors that laid the foundation for Kahnawake’s education system. Most Kahnawa’kehró:non go through our Education system one way or another and...
3rd Annual Harvest Food Fest
PRESS RELEASE 3rd Annual October Harvest Food Fest is underway! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Kahnawà:ke (Seskehkó:wa /September 28, 2021.) Kahnawà:ke Tourism is hosting the 3rd Harvest Food Fest throughout the month of October! The Harvest Food Fest is a collective event, when community members can share their culinary creations made from the annual harvest. The...
Economic Recovery the focus of upcoming Kahnawà:ke Economic Summit Event
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Kahnawà:ke (Seskehkó:wa/September 20, 2021) Tewatohnhi’saktha will be hosting a Virtual Economic Summit on Friday, November 5, 2021 from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. A total of $2 million dollars in NEW Economic Recovery funds are expected to be available and Tewatohnhi’saktha is seeking input from the business community as to how best...
Kahnawà:ke Emergency Relief Measures KERM FUND/QUARANTINE BENEFITS
SHARING: For immediate release (Kahnawà:ke) Seskehkó:wa/ September 2, 2021 – The Kahnawà:ke Emergency Relief Measures Board of representatives wishes to remind the community of the current KERM benefits. Medical Isolation (Quarantine) Fund: A parent who had previously accessed KERM Individual Benefits and is the primary caregiver of a child or children identified as a contact...
NEW $808,456 funding investment for COVID-Relief Focused Programming
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Kahnawà:ke (Seskéha/August 16, 2021) Tewatohnhi’saktha receives $808,456 from the Federal Government to invest in Skills and Employment Training Programs. This funding will provide the resources needed to add additional support services with a focus on individuals that face barriers to skills development and employment post-pandemic. “We will be working on programs...
Nominees are elected to the Board of Director’s by acclamation
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Kahnawà:ke (Seskéha/August 10, 2021) Herb Rice, Electoral Officer for the Tewatohnhi’saktha Elections, has confirmed receiving two (2) nominations on Saturday, July 24th,2021 to fill two (2) seats on the Board of Directors. The nominees are: Thawennontie Thomas        Nominated by: Greg Horn               ...
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...