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Jukasa News Update – Monday, November 26, 2018


OPP and Six Nations Police arrested a 36 year old Six Nations woman in connection to the ongoing triple homicide investigation.
Kirsten Bomberry was arrested and charged with 3 counts of Accessory After the Fact to Murder in the deaths of Melissa Miller, Alan Porter and Micheal Jamieson — all of Six Nations.
Police say Bomberry was held for a hearing on November 24, 2018, where she was remanded into custody. A future court appearance at the Ontario Court of Justice in London, Ontario is pending.
Police say a publication ban on that case is now in effect.
Police have blocked an area near the corner of Fourth Line and Tuscarora Road. They say to expect closures for several days while investigators search a Fourth Line property in connection to that arrest.

The British Columbia government is investing $231 million to build more than 1,100 new affordable homes for Indigenous residents in 26 communities across the province.
It says the first set of homes selected through a new Indigenous housing fund include nearly 780 off-reserve homes and close to 370 homes on-reserve, making the province the first to invest in on-reserve housing.
The new homes will be built over the next two to four years and are part of a 10-year, $550-million commitment to build 1,750 new social housing units for Indigenous Peoples.

 An Indigenous community in southeastern Alberta has issued a community alert following dozens of suspected opioid overdoses, including one death.
The Blood Tribe Police Service says it responded to 22 overdoses between Tuesday and Thursday.
And the Blood Tribe EMS says it responded to more than 50 calls during the same time period.
First responders say a form of carfentanil, a powerful synthetic opioid, has been found mixed with an unknown substance and is believed to be the cause of the overdoses.

The Alberta government is proposing eight new parks that would cover 4,000 square kilometres along the front ranges of the Rocky Mountains.
The parks in the Bighorn region in west-central Alberta would offer landscape protection and recreational opportunities.
The plan has been developed in consultation with local groups and First Nations and would give Indigenous people a voice in parks management.
It includes $40 million over five years to improve infrastructure and facilities.

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