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Small Fire at Kahnawake Restaurant Last Night

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There was a small fire at Lafleur’s Dining Room restaurant in Kahnawake last night. According to the Kahnawake Fire Brigade (KFB), the fire started just after 8pm, though the cause is unknown. Fire trucks got to the scene within minutes after it started. There were people eating at the restaurant at the time, but they were quickly and safely evacuated. There were no injuries and the flames were put out just before 10pm. The restaurant’s kitchen ventilation system suffered some damage, and the KFB had to remove the system’s exterior to make sure there was no damage to the inside of the building’s walls.

3 MCK Chiefs to Attend United Nations Event in NYC on Monday

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Mohawk Council of Kahnawake Grand Chief Joseph Tokwiro Norton along with chiefs Clinton Phillips and Billy Diabo will be in New York City on Monday for a special United Nations event entitled ‘Radioactive Waste and Canada’s First Nations.’ The event is part of the larger 17th Session of the UN’s Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. Norton, Phillips and Diabo are part of a group representing the Iroquois Caucus who, along with the Anishinabek Nation, coordinated the event through the U.N.

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