Jukasa News Update – Wednesday, November 16, 2016
No charges for SQ sex assault
Crown officials say they will not lay charges against the SQ for sexual assaults reported by indigenous women surrounding Val D’Or.
Sources said prosecutors don’t believe there is enough evidence for charges to be laid.
37 cases were brought to Montreal Police against the provincial officers.
A news conference is expected Friday.
No easement for pipeline yet
the US Army Corp of Engineers say they will not grant permission to the Dakota Access pipeline to cross the Missouri River until more is known about the potential impacts of the project.
Army officials said tribal consultation and environmental studies need to be done before the project can be completed.
Demonstrations against DAPL worldwide on Day of Action
Thousands of men, women and children across the world walked through demonstrations yesterday to show solidarity with Standing Rock and demand the pipeline be stopped.
Local action was taken as people gathered to stop traffic along Highway 6 in Caledonia.
Demonstrations were seen in front of Army Corps offices throughout the United States and as far away as Norway and Ireland.
Officials for the Indigenous Environmental Network said the demonstrations were an opportunity for indigenous people and allies to unify the fight against president-elect Trump and his expected pipeline support.
London man arrested, burned severely while making hash
London Police arrested a man after he suffered severe burns while trying to make hash via butane extraction.
The man sustained severe burns to the front of his body. 911 was called and emergency officials then called police.
$1300 dollars worth of marijuana bud was seized.
The 29 year old was arrested along with a 27 year old female that was also in the home.
The pair were charged for posession, destruction of property and arson by negligence.
The male is in hospital in serious condition.
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