Jukasa News Update Thursday, March 30, 2017
A major crash on Highway 6 claimed the lives of three people last night.
Around 9pm an SUV collided with a van carrying 7 youth from the New Credit First Nation.
The driver of the SUV, a 21-year old male from Six Nations and two youth travelling in the van; a 12 year old girl and 14 year old girl were pronounced dead at the scene.
Their identities are not being released until families are notified.
The remaining passengers and 27-year old driver of the van were transported to local hospitals with serious injuries.
OPP say the road will remain closed while the investigation is completed.
The province is asking schools to take down posters aimed at students – advocating to help possible flawed Children’s Aid Society investigations.
The posters, distributed to schools across Ontario, ask students if they were taken from their parents by CAS.
It details an investigation into a flawed drug and alcohol hair strand test, run by Toronto’s Sick Kids Hospital.
Elementary school students across the province who are now in CAS custody have inundated staff with questions about why they were removed from their homes. School administrators say they are not equipped to deal with those questions.
Ontario’s Attorney General has asked schools across the province to take the posters down.
Toronto police say a 32-year-old man is facing assault charges after he allegedly threw a hot cup of coffee at a parking officer’s face.
Police say the incident happened in northern Toronto on Monday after the officer issued a ticket for a vehicle parked in a no stopping zone.
They allege a man got out of the car and threw the coffee at the officer’s face, who suffered first-degree burns to his cheek as a result.
A Toronto man has been charged with assault with a weapon and assault causing bodily harm.
He is scheduled to appear in court on May 11.
Three men are facing charges following an investigation into a series of alleged sexual assaults involving a Peterborough, Ont., girl.
Police say one of the incidents dates back to 2009.
They say the alleged victim is under the age of 16.
Investigators say all three accused are known to the girl.
Three Peterborough men _ aged 57, 39 and 35 _ are charged with sexual assault on a person under 16 years of age, and sexual interference with a person under 16 years.
Police say the names of the accused are not being released to protect the identity of the alleged victim.
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