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31 08, 2019

General Meeting and Proposed Election Regulation Vote Saturday October 5, 2019

2019-10-01T13:06:22-04:00August 31st, 2019|General Meeting, Policies and Code|

General Meeting Saturday October 5, 2019 9:30am Join us Saturday October 5, 2019 for our General Meeting. Several important topics will include a vote on election regulations changes, discussions on proposed membership code changes, financial auditor presentation and Wahta Mohawks Trust. Election Regulations - A mail out has been sent regarding the election regulations [...]

4 07, 2017

Citizenship Legal Review

2017-09-29T12:46:21-04:00July 4th, 2017|Chief Statements, Membership, Policies and Code|

Citizenship Legal review In June 2017 Chief and Council sought the legal advice of Alisa Lombard to review our current citizenship code.  This was announced at the May 23, 2017 public council meeting. There is no doubt the intent at the time was to preserve our heritage, however it is has become obvious that [...]

16 09, 2016

By-law Proposal

2016-10-24T12:33:16-04:00September 16th, 2016|Notices, Policies and Code, Uncategorized|

At the last regular council meeting August 30 2016 Chief and Council announced a motion had been passed to enter into the Community Consultation Plan to create a new by-law. It is the intention that this by-law prevent the shutdown of services to the community. All members are entitled to uninterrupted access to program and [...]

18 01, 2016

Matrimonial Real Property

2016-01-22T09:29:46-05:00January 18th, 2016|Policies and Code|

Here is an electronic version of the MRP information booklet -> On Reserve Matrimonial Real Property Information. There will be upcoming information sessions, calls and meetings on this issue. Please take the time to read this if you live on reserve, it could affect you. We are also asking members to log into the members area [...]

3 11, 2014

Administration Code Key Issue of Concerns Summary

2016-12-14T19:17:02-05:00November 3rd, 2014|Policies and Code|

Summary of Key Concerns of the Administration Code A number of significant issues in the current Administration Code have been indentified– concerns that must be carefully considered and addressed by our community to protect the rights and well being of all Wahta Mohawks today and tomorrow. Legal and community development experts [...]

1 11, 2014

Administration Code Key Issue of Concern #7

2016-12-14T19:15:15-05:00November 1st, 2014|Policies and Code|

Administration Code Key Issue of Concern #7 REINFORCEMENT OF THE INDIAN ACT The Administration Code further reinforces the Indian Act system of operation, which promotes the elected council’s control over the administration. FACT: In December 2011 Wahta Mohawks entered an Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development (AANDC) Professional and Institutional Development Program (P&IDP) accepting funding [...]

27 10, 2014

Administration Code Key Issue of Concern #6

2016-12-14T19:12:36-05:00October 27th, 2014|Policies and Code|

Administration Code Key Issue of Concern #6 WHAT DEFINES ACCEPTANCE? Council is responsible for establishing long-term community planning and to work within a plan that has been accepted by the membership. The Administration Code does not stipulate what it means for a plan to be “accepted” by the membership.  This creates the potential for [...]

17 10, 2014

Administration Code Key Issue of Concern #5

2016-12-14T16:54:57-05:00October 17th, 2014|Policies and Code|

Administration Code Key Issue of Concern #5 POTENTIAL CONFLICTS OF INTEREST According to the proposed Code the Chief is required to sit on all of the Committees of the Wahta Mohawks as a voting member. However, in practice, the Chief’s presence on a committee may be inappropriate, introducing the potential for political interference or [...]

16 10, 2014

Administration Code Key Issue of Concern #4

2016-12-14T16:52:40-05:00October 16th, 2014|Policies and Code|

Administration Code Key Issue of Concern #4 LIMITS TO HIRING QUALIFIED STAFF The proposed Code requires that staff “endeavour to learn, abide by, and respect Mohawk traditions (thanksgiving address, language).” This requirement could impede the hiring of staff with sufficient or specialized skills needed to best serve the community. FACT: Due to the limited [...]