Jukasa News Update Thursday, April 13, 2017
A new smartphone game app launched to teach people the Mohawk language.
Rivet Rampage is a single player game that teaches Mohawk through the story of an Ironworker.
The app is based on a 13 part docuseries on APTN about Mohawk Ironworkers.
The game is available to play in both English and French.
It is available now on both Apple’s App Store and the Google Play store.
OPP say a teen was airlifted to hospital after being rescued from a raft in eastern Lake Ontario.
OPP say they got the call late Monday afternoon about the 17-year-old boy stranded off about 1.5 kilometres from shore near Timber Island.
He was rescued from the raft by members of the Prince Edward County Fire Department and transported by inflatable boat to land.
Search and rescue from CFB Trenton treated him for hypothermia and he was taken to hospital by helicopter.
London police say 78 people have been arrested in a human trafficking investigation.
A total of 18 women who were involved in the sex trade as a result of alleged human trafficking were assisted during the investigation
The alleged victims range in age from 15 to 55.
They have been relocated to a safe place away from their alleged traffickers and provided with supports.
They say a total of 129 criminal code charges were laid, including four human trafficking charges and 24 drug charges. Thirty-five alleged customers were also charged.
Police say officers seized drugs, cash and weapons, including knives, an expandable baton and a rifle.
Ontario’s chief coroner says he is in the final stages of implementing a new way to investigate deaths in an effort to provide more timely data on opioid overdoses in order to better understand the problem in the province.
Dr. Dirk Huyer says more recent data will help health practitioners figure out what to do, but didn’t provide details on the new investigative approach that he says will deliver death data that is months old, rather than years.
The most recent data on Ontario opioid-related deaths is from 2015, when the Office of the Chief Coroner says 548 people died from opioid toxicity.