Jukasa News Update Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Police are looking for a man who allegedly approached an eight-year-old girl while naked.
OPP say they received a call about an indecent act on Saturday near Mount Forest.
Two men in a dark blue pickup truck approached the child around 9:30 a.m. while she rode her bike.
Police say the men asked her to come to the truck, but she began riding away.
One of the men came out of the truck naked and called the girl back but she rode to safety at a neighbour’s house.
He is described as a white man with white hair and beard.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the OPP.
Inuit throat singer Tanya Tagaq has convinced Brooklyn indie band Eskimeaux to swap out its name for one deemed more culturally sensitive.
The Polaris Prize-winner jumped on Twitter last week to call out singer-songwriter Gabrielle Smith for “using slurs to sell music.”
Tagaq sent a message to the band on Twitter calling them out for inappropriate use of the term
The band responded within days to tell her they’d decided to rename themselves O.
Several Manitoba media outlets have applied to have cameras in the courtroom during the trial of the man accused of murdering 15-year-old Tina Fontaine.
The teen’s body, wrapped in a plastic bag, was pulled from the Red River on Aug. 17, 2014.
Her death shocked Winnipeg and prompted renewed calls for an inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women.
Raymond Cormier is charged with second-degree murder.
Four Canadian networks have asked the courts for permission to live stream his trial.
Portions of the footage would also be used for broadcast on television and radio.
A hearing on whether cameras will be allowed in the trial begins June 12.
Two law firms say they’ve filed a class-action lawsuit on behalf of people who bought or consumed E.Coli contaminated Robin Hood flour.
One of the plaintiffs in the case claims she became so sick after eating cookie dough that her kidneys began shutting down.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency issued a recall in Western Canada for the flour late last month.
On Wednesday, that recall was expanded to include different sizes and production codes of several other brands of flour produced by Ardent Mills of Brampton.