Jukasa News Update Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Searchers have discovered a second body in their quest to find four men who disappeared during a hunting trip last month in northeastern Alberta.
RCMP say the body was recovered just before 5:00 p.m. Monday from the Rocher River.
He has been identified as Keenan Cardinal.
RCMP divers, volunteers and others are continuing to search for the two remaining men.
The body of Walter Ladouceur, a 42-year-old resident of Fort Chipewyan, was recovered Sunday from the same river.
The four men left April 23 for an area north Fort Chipewyan and their boat was found days later.
HDI lawyer Aaron Detlor was pulled over by police in Brantford last week, and his vehicle impounded, for driving while his license was under suspension.
The suspension is an enforcement action taken by the province for the Family Responsibilities Office on unpaid child support for the lawyers 16 year-old son.
According to the child’s mother support payments have been skipped for months at a time — at times totally nearly $15,000 in back payments.
The child’s mother says the lawyers ignorance toward those payments is leaving their son without specifically needed medical essentials.
Two governing councils that oversee the Anishnabek and Iroquois communities elected councils in Ontario are unifying to oppose the transportation of highly radioactive liquid material across their territories.
Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee and Chief Clinton Phillips, on behalf of the Iroquois Caucus and Kahnawà:ke Grand Chief Joseph Tokwiro Norton, jointly declared their opposition and concerns at the Chiefs of Ontario – Special Chiefs Assembly Tuesday.
The two leaders say the transportation and abandonment of nuclear waste within the territories has the potential to adversely affect indigenous rights, lands and activities.
Two-thirds of Canada’s electricity supply now comes from renewable sources such as hydro and wind power.
The National Energy Board released the data in a report on Tuesday.
Renewable energy production jumped 17 per cent between 2005 and 2015.
The portion of all electricity in Canada generated by renewables now sits at 66 per cent, up from 60 per cent a decade earlier.
Chief Economist for the NEB says Canada is in second place leading the world in renewable energy production.
In 2015, China produced 29 per cent of the world’s hydroelectric power, followed by Canada at 10 per cent.
Hydroelectricity accounts for the majority of renewable electricity, with 60 per cent of all electricity in Canada coming from hydro. Wind power accounted for 4.4 per cent, biomass power was 1.9 per cent and solar power was 0.5 per cent.