Jukasa News Update Monday, January 2, 2017
Six Nations woman named to Order of Canada
Six Nations elder Jan Longboat was named as one of 100 new appointments to the Order of Canada.
The announcement was made by Governor General David Johnson on Saturday.
Longboat is being honoured for her work to share information on indigenous medicines and culture.
2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the Order.
Several more indigenous appointments were made including Inuit throat singer Tanya Tagaaq and BC Chief Clarence Louie.
Three arrested in armed robbery on Kapuskasing
Three men from Kapuskasing have been arrested for an armed robbery at a convenience store in the community.
Police said an armed male entered the store, demanding money from staff.
OPP Canine units tracked the man and arrested three males in connection to the robbery.
Chase Sutherland was arrested and charged with robbery with a weapon. Two 17 year old men were also arrested as accessories after the fact. The two cannot be named as young offenders.
Oxford Police seek information about recovered dead dog
Oxford County OPP are looking for information after a deceased dog was found near the bank of the Thames River.
The animal was recovered in Zorra Township on December 27th on the east side of the 15th Line just south of Road 64.
The female dark brindle colored dog was found contained within a black wire cage with a red and white floral patterned blanket in the cage. A silver metal prong collar was found on the dog, however no to other tags were located.
Ontario SPCA are investigating.
A recent discovery of gruesomely killed and mutilated animals across London this year has heightened police concerns an animal serial killer may be loose in the area.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police.
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