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Jukasa News Update Tuesday, July 30, 2019


Brant County will be implementing a new public transportation service.
Brant eRide will launch this fall. The service will allow county residents to book accessible transportation either online, through an app or over the phone.
County officials say the public transit in Brant has been under review for the last two years. More information about the service will be publicly available in the next few weeks.

OPP were called to a train derailment in Paris on Monday evening.
Officers said 2 railway cars carrying drywall came off the tracks just west of Market Street along Railway Street. Officials say there was no public safety concerns. Police remained on scene to assist CN workers to retrieve the fallen box cars. The area was reopened to traffic just after midnight.

Six Nations Police are on standby outside the Central Administration building in Ohsweken after the removal of protesters Monday morning.
A crowd of about 200 people gathered around the protest camp on the buildings front lawn as police escorted protesters and their equipment offsite.
Elected council members tore down wooden barricades that had been blocking the parking lot for two month.
Now police say they are investigating after discovering the building was broken into and offices ransacked.
A computer and several documents were stolen.
No word from the elected council as to what was on those computers.

The man tasked with trying to find a way out of an impasse over the construction of a giant telescope in Hawaii says he met with Native Hawaiian leaders. But the only issue they reached a consensus on was to meet again.
Hawaii County Mayor Kim said Monday he met Native Hawaiian community leaders, including many from Oahu.
He says the group didn’t include protesters currently blocking a road to Mauna Kea’s summit, where an international consortium has a state permit to build a telescope. Kim says he met with protest leaders earlier when he visited the spot where they are blocking the road.
Hawaii Gov. David Ige last week asked Kim to take the lead on finding common ground with protesters. The protest is on its 15th day.

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