Jukasa News Update – Thursday, August 22, 2019
Police are seeking the public’s help to apprehend a convicted sex offender on a Canada Wide Warrant.
Richard Patterson is described as a 51 year old male with a medium complexion, 5’5″ tall, 130lbs with brown hair and brown eyes.
He is currently bound by a Long Term Supervision Order resulting from a 6 month sentence for Access and Posession of Child Pornography.
Police say Patterson is known to frequent the Cities of Toronto, Kitchener, Waterloo and Hamilton. Anyone with information of his whereabouts is asked to call 9-1-1.
The candidate running for the NDP Party in Brantford-Brant in the upcoming federal election is Annishnabekwe.?In a historic move, Federal NDP candidate Sabrina Sawyer launched her candidacy in her traditional language.
Sawyer introduced herself as a water protector originally from the Chippewas of Rama Mnjikaning First Nation and was unanimously acclaimed as the NDP candidate at the nomination event Saturday at the Brantford & District Labour Centre.
Brantford’s Airshow is returning at the end of August.
Organizers say the four-hour long flying show will feature a CF-18 Hornet demo from the Royal Canadian Air Force, the Canadian Forces Snowbirds and the Canadian Harvard Aerobatic Team.
The Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum will show their entire collection of flying aircrafts, parachutists and vintage jets from the Waterloo Warbirds.
The airshow is on August 28 in Brantford.
One person is facing charges after an illegal Cannabis shop was searched and shut down by Six Nations Police.
Officers executed a search warrant at a small hut on Fourth Line.
One employee was on the premises. Police say they seized an amount of cannabis, cannabis extracts and an undisclosed amount of cash.
22 year old Owen Scott Thomas – Green of Ohsweken is charged with Distribution of Illegal Cannabis, Possession of Cannabis for the Purpose of Distribution, and Possession for the Purpose of Sale.
Police say the incident is still under investigation and are looking to locate the business owner and owner of the property the illegal dispensary was located on.
Police said in a statement they believe the owner of the business is a Brantford resident who is not a Six Nations band member.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Six Nations Police.
A class action settlement for Canada’s church-and-state run federal Indian Day Schools has been approved by a federal court.
The settlement, which is open to former elementary school students at Six Nations and Mississaugas of the Credit, will offer a basic compensation of $10,000 to former students, while those who those who experienced physical and sexual abuse at the schools would also be eligible for additional individual compensation of between $50,000 and $200,000 for harms, including physical and sexual abuse, linked to attending one of the federally run institutions.
A 90-day opt-out period and a 60-day appeal period will begin now that the settlement has been approved, meaning that any class member who does not agree with its terms can choose to remove themselves from the process.
Nearly 200,000 Indigenous children attended more than 700 Indian day schools, often enduring trauma that in some cases included physical and sexual abuse.
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