Jukasa News Update Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Police in northwestern Ontario have arrested a suspect in the death of a 30-year-old woman.
OPP says officers were called to a home on Sunday morning in Wapekeka First Nation and discovered the body of Rosalyn Boyce.
Jeffrey Gary Winter, a 34-year-old resident of Wapekeka, was charged with second-degree murder and held in custody.
He appears in court again on August 11th.
Police did not indicate how Boyce died nor say if she and the suspect knew each other.
Air Canada says two airplanes clipped wings at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport on Saturday.
The airline says none of the 286 passengers on board the incoming Air Canada flight were injured.
Officials say the plane clipped wings with an aircraft operated by LOT Polish Airlines while pulling up to the gate.
Air Canada says one of the flights arrived from Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, and was parking when the incident occurred.
The matter is under investigation.
Officials say the number of forest fires across Ontario is significantly down so far this year, mainly due to high amounts of rainfall.
Ontario forestry officials say there are currently 66 forest fires burning in the northwest and 17 in the northeast.
Although the forest fire situation has been fairly quiet, the past week has seen several new fires due to lightning in the area.
Overall, there have been 335 fires across the province so far this summer, down from 545 the same time last year.
A team of experts wills soon be exhuming the bodies of three indigneous children who died more than a century ago while attending a government-run school in Pennsylvania.
The disinterment process will start Tuesday morning at a military cemetery on the grounds of the Carlisle Barracks.
The federal government is paying to dig up the remains of Little Plume, Horse and Little Chief and return them to Fremont County, Wyoming.
The three Northern Arapaho children were 10, 14 and 15 when they died at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School.
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