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MCK in Court in support of a challenge to Bill 96-affected law

Press Release

(Kahnawake – 5, Seskéha/August 2022) The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke (MCK) wishes to advise the community that Ohén:ton Í:iente ne Ratitsénhaienhs (Grand Chief) Kahsennenhawe Sky-Deer, Nitsénhaienhs Arnold Boyer and Tonya Perron, and lawyer Suzanne Jackson of MCK Legal Services are attending Quebec Superior Court in Montréal this morning for a challenge that has been brought against the amendments to Law 101, as a result of Bill 96, relating to access to Justice.

The challenge is being brought on behalf of lawyers. The MCK is neither a party nor an intervenor, but is interested in the case and its eventual outcome. The MCK’s presence is in support of the challenge. Ietsénhaienhs Perron will be providing an affidavit on behalf of MCK outlining the impacts of the amendments on the MCK and the community.

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Media Inquiries:
Joe Delaronde
Political Press Attaché
450- 632-7500 ext 63251
[email protected]

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