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  1. Politicians face questions at Breakfast ConnectionsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 18 | Seaway News

    ... Stormont, South and North Glengarry address the audience along with local MPP Jim McDonell and the Grand Cheif of Akwesasne Abraham Benedict. Each leader was given five minutes to address the crowd and the presentations were followed by 15 minutes ...

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  2. NHL Native alumni challenges Wiky Police to January 28 matchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 18 | Manitoulin Expositor

    ... with their inspirational stories and talks of good sportsmanship last year, with one game coming to fruition at Akwesasne Mohawk Nation, near Cornwall. This year, that same group is meeting up once again, this time with a stop at Wikwemikong ...

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  3. Tk'emlups elder meets senator, chiefsRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2013 | Daily News

    Tk'emlups elder Evelyn Camille joined area First Nations chiefs in a round-table discussion about the Idle No More movement and the federal government's omnibus Bill C-45 on Saturday. Camille stepped out of the sweat lodge on her West Shuswap Road property on Saturday morning, four days after she began depriving herself of food and water to raise awareness over First Nations issues and the perceived threats on traditional rights contained in the bill.

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  4. Five people arrested following investigation into human smuggling operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 25 | Watertown Daily Times

    Five people have been arrested following a seven-month investigation into a human smuggling operation in the Cornwall-Massena area as part of Operation Project Oinertia. Operation Project Oinertia was a joint investigation involving the Canada Border Services Agency, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service and the Massena Border Enforcement Security Task Force that focused on northbound and southbound human smuggling of foreign nationals in Cornwall, Ontario, St. Regis, Quebec and Massena.

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  5. Five arrested for human smuggling in Massena-Cornwall-Akwesasne areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    ... a tax-deductible donation to NCPR now, and help us keep doing this work for you in 2017 . U.S., Canadian, and Akwesasne Mohawk border agents arrested five people, and charged four of them, for human smuggling across international borders following a ...

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  6. Five people arrested following investigation into human smuggling operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    Five people have been arrested following a seven-month investigation into a human smuggling operation in the Cornwall-Massena area as part of Operation Project Oinertia. Operation Project Oinertia was a joint investigation involving the Canada Border Services Agency, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service and the Massena Border Enforcement Security Task Force that focused on north and southbound human smuggling of foreign nationals in Cornwall, Ontario, St. Regis, Quebec and Massena.

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  7. Human traffickers arrestedRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2016 | Seaway News

    Five people have been arrested following a seven-month investigation into a human smuggling operation in the Cornwall-Massena area as part of Operation Project Oinertia. Operation Project Oinertia was a joint investigation involving the Canada Border Services Agency , the Royal Canadian Mounted Police , the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service and the Massena Border Enforcement Security Task Force that focused on north and southbound human smuggling of foreign nationals in Cornwall, Ontario, St. Regis, Quebec and Massena, New York.

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  8. Multi-agency investigation dismantles human smuggling operation in Massena-Cornwall areaRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2016 | North Country Now

    Five people have been arrested following a seven-month investigation by U.S., Canadian and Akwesasne authorities into a human smuggling operation in the Massena-Cornwall area. The joint investigation, Operation Project Oinertia, involving the Massena Border Enforcement Security Task Force , Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service , Canada Border Services Agency , and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police of the Criminal Code of Canada and one count of aiding or abetting the illegal entry to Canada of one or more persons under section 18 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act .

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  9. Four charged in alleged human smuggling ring near CornwallRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | Canada.com

    ... called Project Oinertia, involved the Canada Border Services Agency, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service and Massena Border Enforcement Security Task Force (BEST). Police allege the ring smuggled people across the ...

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  10. Brookdale is now open to trafficRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2016 | Seaway News

    ... involving the road, sewers and watermains. It will be of great lasting benefit to our citizens, including our Akwesasne neighbours, and to visitors of our community. We appreciate the patience and cooperation shown by residents and motorists during ...

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  11. Team Cornwall brings positive news to city about 2016Read the original story

    Dec 15, 2016 | Seaway News

    ... also touched on other achievements in the area, including the joint acquisition of the waterfront properties by Akwesasne and the City of Cornwall, and the city's recent inclusion in an online list of Green cities in Canada. "It was absolutely ...

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  12. New dispatch service now in use for South GlengarryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | Seaway News

    ... continue to be directed to the standard 911 phone number. Residents of Hamilton's Island will continue to call Akwesasne Police at (613) 575-2000 for all emergencies. This request for assistance will then be forwarded to the appropriate emergency ...

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  13. Fraser Institute: Cornwall elementary schools behind bulk of provinceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | Seaway News

    ... the Fraser Institue at 7.8, 7.6 and 6.3 out of ten respectively. The bottom three ranked schools in Cornwall were Akwesasne Mohawk School at 2.6, Gladstone Public School at 2.3 and St. Columban's at 2.0. Keep in mind that Gladstone Public closed ...

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  14. St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Police blotter, Nov. 19-23Read the original story

    Nov 29, 2016 | North Country Now

    On. Nov. 19, police ticketed Tanya L. Cook, 29, of Rooseveltown for inadequate headlight. Ticket is returnable to Tribal Court on Dec. 12. On Nov. 20, police arrested Amanda L. Jock, 35, of Akwesasne, N.Y. for felony counts of driving while intoxicated and first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation.

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  15. St. Lawrence cleanup helps river and tributaries around Massena and CornwallRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2016 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    ... Cooper, communications officer at the St. Lawrence River Institute. “There were about 85 kids from the Akwesasne Boys and Girls Club and they commented on how excited they were to be pulling this garbage off the shoreline and river.” ...

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  16. St. Lawrence cleanup helps river and tributaries around Massena and CornwallRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... Cooper, communications officer at the St. Lawrence River Institute. “There were about 85 kids from the Akwesasne Boys and Girls Club and they commented on how excited they were to be pulling this garbage off the shoreline and river.” ...

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  17. How a mysterious suitcase exchange in the middle of the St. Lawrence...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | Ottawa Citizen

    ... that day," said Juneau. Police think the boat continued west into U.S. waters via the St. Regis River. The Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service, which polices the First Nation territory that straddles across the Canada-U.S. border in the area, helped in ...

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  18. OPG celebrates Native North American Travelling College ExhibitRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2016 | Seaway News

    ... and expereinced some degree of the history of the people of Akwesasne." NNATC's Dave Fadden is a resident of Akwesasne and is of the Wolf Clan, he explained the significance of some of the art and artifacts in the exhibit. "We are builders," said ...

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  19. Cornwall honours first Surgeon General of CanadaRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2016 | Seaway News

    ... before practicing medicine in Cornwall, and entering politics. He is also well regarded for having helped the Akwesasne Mohawks during a smallpox outbreak. Bergins was eventually elected MP for the area, and went on to become the first Surgeon ...

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  20. Cornwall woman charged in Sunday night bar fightRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2016 | Seaway News

    Cornwall, ON - Dylan Moses, 33, of Akwesasne was arrested on Oct. 31, 2016 on the strength of a warrant. It is alleged the man failed to attend court on June 21, 2016 and a warrant was issued for his arrest.

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