Jukasa News Monday, March 26, 2018
Four people have been infected with cholera in British Columbia
Health officials are calling it a rare outbreak and believe it to be linked to herring eggs eaten after an indigenous harvest, shared among friends.
Cholera outbreaks are not common in Canada, however in the 1800’s it was responsible for killing at least 20,000 people across the country.
Symptoms of cholera include nausea, vomitting and diarrhea that can lead to extreme dehydration.
Health authorities are warning First Nations communities to head to the doctors is they feel ill and contact them if anyone has stored herring eggs.
The Junos awarded group fo the year award to A Tribe Called Red this weekend, beating out Canadian rock groups Arcade Fire and Broken Social Scene.
This is the second Juno award for the group who made electric dance music, hip hop and pow wow into its own signature sound.
Tribe took the Juno in 2014 for Breakthrough Group of the Year.
Members of Colten Boushies family say they were disgusted to learn the law firm representing the man that shot and killed the young indigenous man looking for a book deal.
Gerald Stanley was acquitted of murder charges in the case.
He is still facing gun charges related to the shooting.
Last week Stanley made headlines again after it was revealed to the press he was seeking a publishing deal to write and sell his take on the shooting.
Lawyers for Stanley said their client wants to “set the record straight” on what happened the day Boushie died.