Jukasa News Update – Monday, July 27, 2020
Mandatory task masks are now required at all indoor spaces and services on Six Nations of the Grand River.
Health Services Director Lori Davis Hill says the decision was based on global Public Heath advice to help reduce the spread of the coronavirus.
Six Nations Emergency Control Group made the recommendation to the Elected Council who adopted the motion during Thursday’s Political Liaison meeting.
The council says face masks will be required until August 30, when the matter will be reassessed by council and further decisions made as necessary.
The number of kids in child-care centres is allowed to increase across Ontario today as the province continues its gradual reopening.
The Ministry of Education had previously limited the number of people per room in a daycare to 10 in an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19.
As of today, a maximum of 15 children _ plus staff members _ will be allowed in each “cohort.”
The groups of children must stay together throughout the program for at least seven days, and cannot mix with kids in different cohorts.
A petition against the 2022 World Games has been launched to allow the Iroquois Nationals lacrosse team compete in the championships at Birmingham, Alabama.
Now, indigenous leaders are calling on ten countries to boycott the games unless the Nationals are able to compete.
The Nationals are members of World Lacrosse, the games worldwide governing body, and have met the qualifying criteria for the competition but have not been invited to the World Games by organizers.
The Iroquois Nationals represent the sovereign nations that invented lacrosse and have overcome several obstacles to become recognized as a national team.
Hamilton police are looking for suspects in the city’s 10th homicide of 2020 after a man was killed in a stabbing attack early Sunday.
The incident happened just before 2:00 a.m. outside a residence on Binbrook Road.
Police say officers responding to a disturbance call found a man suffering from stab wounds who later died in hospital.
The victim has been identified as 20-year-old Brock Beck.
Police say a 16-year-old also suffered minor injuries.
Investigators say they believe the suspects followed Beck’s vehicle to the residence where they confronted him and his friend in the driveway.
Police say they don’t yet know how many suspects were involved, or the motive for the attack, and the suspect vehicle is described only as a four-door sedan.
They are asking anyone who may have surveillance video taken in the area of 3063 Binbrook Road at the time of the incident to contact them
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