Jukasa News Update Tuesday May 22, 2018
Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit is looking into how Brantford Police ran over a man early Saturday morning.
The accident took place in the city’s downtown core.
Police say around 2am one of their police cruisers struck a man at Market and Chatham Streets. A tow truck had to be called to lift the car off the man.
He was taken to hospital and no update to his condition was given.
SIU says three investigators and two forensic investigators have been assigned to the incident.
Anyone with information or video related to the events are asked to contact police.
A cannabis production facility will soon be up and running in Brantford.
Good and Green is expected to bring about 40 jobs to the city.
The facility near the 403 was approved by Health Canada on May 2.
Good and Green will be producing organic cannabis and cannabis products.
This will be the second cannabis production facility in Brantford.
Six Nations Bread and Cheese Day brought thousands of people into Ohsweken over the weekend.
The annual event recognizes the historical relationship between the people of Six Nations and the British Crown.
Just over two tons of cheese was distributed to visitors and community members at the Gaylord Powless Arena as part of the festivities.
Six Nations Elected Council announced earlier this year a budget of just over $25,000 for the bread and cheddar for this year’s event.
A new welding program for women will be turning up the heat at Six Nations Polytechnic soon.
The post secondary school was approved for about $300,000 over two years to get the new program running, offering training to low income women under the Womens Economic Security Program.
The course will run for 28 weeks and is being offered tuition free for the first enrolment – set to start in June.