Jukasa News Update Monday February 5, 2018
Six Nations Police have charged a Simcoe man with impaired driving after his truck hit the ditch at Third Line and Tuscarora Road on Six Nations Thursday.
45 year old Donald Bosher of Simcoe is charged with impaired driving and having a blood alcohol level over 80.
He will appear in court at a later date to face those charges.
A 28 year old Brantford man has been charged with first degree murder in the shooting death of another man just outside the Brantford General Hospital on New Years Day.
The victim, Jeffrey Maxner, 28 years old, died from his injuries.
Police say 28 year old Joel Scalzo is charged in his death and say the two knew each other — and this was not a random act.
Scalzo is also charged with an extensive list of 15 drug and weapons charges after police searched his home in relation to the murder investigation.
The accused remains in custody.
Ontario’s new protection laws securing safe zones around abortion clinics is now in effect.
The changes were passed in 2017 to ensure women who are accessing services from the clinics can do so without fear or intimidation — and to protect health care workers inside the clinics as well.
A safe area of up to 150 feet around the clinics prohibits anti-abortion protests, taking photos of patients or providers and interfering with people accessing the service.
Violators could face fines of $5000 or 6 months of jail time for a first offence if they don’t respect the new regulations.
Six Nations Chiefswood Park has come under new management.
Six Nations Elected Council is in a new agreement placing the park under the care of the Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation.
The new management begins April 1st.
No changes to the park’s schedule will take effect for 2018.
The Development Corps says it has plans to turn the park into a year round attraction for visitors and community members.
- Previous Jukasa News Update – Thursday, February 1, 2018
- Next Jukasa News Update Monday, February 12, 2018