Jukasa News Update – Monday, August 19, 2019
The federal food safety watchdog says it is recalling a certain brand of baby food due to the possibility of insects being in the product.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says it is recalling Kraft Heinz Canada’s turkey stew product for babies over eight months.
The agency says the baby food was sold in British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Ontario, Quebec and Newfoundland and Labrador.
There have been no reported illnesses.
The agency says the product should not be consumed and it should be thrown out or returned to the store where it was purchased.
Six Nations Elected Council issued a statement of condolence after the passing of Councillor Dave Hill.
Hill passed on August 15. He served on council for 23 years and was the longest serving elected councillor in the community’s history.
Chief Ava Hill said Big Dave had a heart of gold and extended thoughts and prayers to his surviving family. He was 71 years old.
Changes to Canada’s Indian Act that corrected generations of discrimination against indigenous women have now come into effect.
The former rules caused indigenous women to lose Indian Status when they married non-indigenous men, while indigenous men who married non-indigenous women kept their status.
The changes in Bill S3 now give provisions for the descendants of those indigenous women who previously lost their status an opportunity to have it restored.
The Bill was passed at the federal level after a Quebec Superior Court decision ruled the sex discrimination in the Indian Act violated the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
The Canadian Feminist Alliance for International Action called it a great first step toward implementing the recommendations of the national inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women and girls.
Police say dozens of residents are back in their homes after a major gas leak in Tillsonburg, Ont., forced them out early Sunday.
Provincial police say the incident began at around 3 a.m. when lightning struck a gas line.
They say a large quantity of natural gas was released into several homes and the underground sewer.
Police say roughly 60 homes were evacuated for safety concerns related to the high concentration of gas.
Residents were able to return to their homes at about 12:30 p.m.
Enbridge Gas, meanwhile, tweeted that all services in Tillsonburg have been restored.
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