Jukasa News Update Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Trudeau should stand up to Trump on pipelines, NDP leader says
Justin Trudeau should be standing up to Donald Trump, NDP Leader Tom Mulcair said Tuesday as he urged the prime minister to push back against the U.S. president’s newly enshrined support for the Keystone XL pipeline.
Mulcair says Keystone XL is the perfect opportunity for Trudeau to show resistance to Trump.
Trump signed an executive order Tuesday to put both the Keystone and Dakota Access pipelines back on.
Mulcair says moving ahead with Keystone would be a “massive error” for Canada.
BC to implement traditional healing program
BC is hoping to reduce the over-representation of indigenous children in government care by introducing the Aboriginal Family Healing Court Conference pilot program.
The program will include band elders in proceedings and offer supports families to create a healing plan with treatment options and cultural ceremonies to mark progress.
Chief Clifford White of the Gitxaala Nation on B.C.’s northern coast says the initiative is indigenous led and hopes it can be used in future child welfare cases.
Bodies exhumed in murder investigation
Police have exhumed two bodies as part of an ongoing murder investigation into the deaths of eight Ontario seniors who were allegedly killed by a former nurse.
London police say the remains of the two were removed from graves with the blessings of their families.
The accused killer, Elizabeth Wettlaufer, is charged with first-degree murder in each case.
Wettlaufer also faces six new charges including attempted murder and aggravated assault.
Man sought after family threatened
Six Nations Police responded to a report of a man being threatened by his grandson’s father at a home on Cayuga Road.
Police said the man let his grandson’s father into his home to see the child, and said the suspect became angry and blamed the man’s family for not letting him see the child in the past.
The suspect then threatened to shoot the victim or anyone who would keep his child away from him. A witness told the suspect that he had called police, causing the man to flee. The suspect is still at large.
Six Nations Police continue to investigate. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to please contact Six Nations Police at 519-445-2811.
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