Jukasa News Update Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Two people are dead after a small plane crashed outside Brantford’s Municipal Airport in the city’s west end on Tuesday morning.
Police say the crash occurred sometime overnight and say they were alerted to the crash at 8:00 a.m. Tuesday morning.
First responders attended the scene and found a Piper-Arrow plane crashed on the property at 110 Aviation Ave near the airport.
In a statement from police OPP say an 81 year old woman and a 72 year old male were the lone occupants of the aircraft. Both of them died in the crash.
The Transport Safety Board of Canada will be conducting an investigation in to the incident.
Anyone with information is asked to contact app at 1-888-310-1122.
A single vehicle crash at Second Line has resulted in charges for a 40 year old Six Nations man.
A vehicle was found in the ditch Saturday evening by paramedics. Police say the lone occupant and driver was three times over the legal limit of alcohol.
OPP charged the driver, 40 year old Nicholas Davis, with impaired driving. He will appear in court at a later date to answer to the charges.
New York City has announced a national effort to reduce sugar in packaged foods by 20 per cent.
The city’s health department said Friday the endeavour is being undertaken by the National Salt and Sugar Reduction Initiative, a partnership of about 100 health departments and related groups.
Public health officials say eating too much added sugar can lead to weight gain, diabetes and heart disease.
The initiative is urging the industry to voluntarily meet sugar reduction goals in 13 food and beverage categories by 2025.
New guidelines suggest women who are physically active throughout pregnancy can boost their mental health and reduce the risk of gestation-related complications.
The research-based guidelines show regular exercise can cut the risk of such illnesses as depression by 25 per cent and the risk of gestational diabetes, high blood pressure and pre-eclampsia by 40 per cent.
The guidelines encourage pregnant women without medical restrictions to accumulate at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity over a minimum of three days per week.
The federal government says at least 20 convicted child murderers were transferred out of prison and into minimum security indigenous healing lodges in Canada since 2011.
The numbers were released by Public Safety Canada to CBC after public outrage following Terri-Lynne McClintic’s transfer to an indigenous healing lodge in Saskatchewan late last year.
McClintic is serving a life sentence for the kidnapping, rape and murder of eight year old Tori Stafford.
According to the data there are currently 11 child murderers being held in indigenous healing lodges across Canada.
The federal government says the transfers took place under both the Harper and Trudeau governments.
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