Jukasa News Update Thursday, December 8, 2016
Missing indigenous girls from northern Ontario
OPP are seeking the publics help finding two missing indigenous girls last seen north of Kingston on Monday
Gillian Taylor-Hayes is 15, about 5’2 140 lbs with brown eyes and red medium length hair.
Marcie Muckle is 14 also 5’2, 200 lbs with medium length brown hair and brown eyes.
The pair are believed to be together and police believe they may be in the Greater Toronto Area.
Anyone with information or who may have seen the girls is asked to contact police.
Bank of Canada to announce woman who will appear on new bills
The Bank of Canada is expected to announce today the face of the Canadian woman that will appear on Canadian bills.
Five women have been shortlisted from a list of over 26,000 submissions. One of those five shortlisted is Six Nations poet Pauline Johnson.
Johnson was a turn of the century Mohawk actress and poet.
The selected woman will be featured on the front of one of Canada’s new bills set to print in 2018.
SQ asked to leave Lac-Simon reserve
Quebec Provincial police have no plans to stop patrolling the Lac-Simon reserve.
Chief of Lac-Simon reserve told journalists she was informed of the SQ leaving after the community says they’ve lost confidence in the force and don’t want SQ officers in their territory.
Lac-Simon’s own indigenous police force patrol during the day with SQ handing overnight.
The province says the SQ will leave Lac Simon but it will be a gradual withdrawal.
Skateboarder struck by car
Six Nations Police said a skateboarder was struck by a car on Chiefswood Road Tuesday.
Police say the 19 year old male was skateboarding down the middle of the street on a night when it was dark and raining.
He was found conscious in a nearby ditch after being hit.
Police say the man was transported to Hamilton General and reported to be in stable condition.
- Previous Jukasa News Update Wednesday, December 7, 2016
- Next Jukasa News Update Monday, December 12, 2016