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Jukasa News Update – Wednesday, January 30, 2019


Brant County OPP say the driver who killed his two year old toddler on Christmas Day will not be charged.
OPP said in a statement that the accident that killed Foster Butler was recreated by investigators who determined that 28 year old Jason Butler was not criminally responsible for the Childs death.
Butler posted details of the accident on a GoFundMe page and said he was attempting to move his truck for the child to have more room to get inside the vehicle when the accident occurred.

Ontario announced $27.5 million dollars in funding or programs that support economic development for indigneous people.
The investment allocates $10 million for the Indigenous Economic Development Fund, another $3 million for the Indigenous Community Capital Grants Program and $14.5 million to the New Relationship Fund.
The IEDF provides grants and financing to indigenous businesses, communities and organizations to improve economic outcomes for indigenous businesses both on reserve and off reserve.

The Missisaugas of the Credit are looking for a new logo to go along with the new name.
The community formerly known as New Credit says they are holding a logo contest open to band members of the FirstNation.
According to the community’s website they are seeking designs that articulate both governance and freedom.
Submissions are being taken until February 28.

“Rumble: the Indians Who Rocked the World” is putting on a concert series bringing the songs from the film to the stage.
The concert tours across Ontario this month with an upcoming stop at Brantford’s Sanderson Centre.
The show reveals the contributions indigenous artists have made to North American popular music.
The concert features two time JUNO Award winner Derek Miller and tells the story of indigenous influences in blues, jazz, folk, and rock and roll.
The show hits St.Catherines on February 6; Kingston on February 8; Milton February 10; Brantford on February 13 and Oakville Centre on February 15.

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