Jukasa News Update Wednesday, October 3, 2018
The judge overseeing certifying a class action lawsuit against the Haudenosaunee Development Institute (HDI) has recognized at least four of the claims being made have merit.
In a decision given on September 12 Justice R.A. Lococo said that four items; breach of trust, breach of fiduciary duty, negligent or fraudulent misrepresentation and oppression have tenability to be argued in the case.
The claim was filed by Wilf Davey and Bill Monture against defendants Hazel Hill, Brian Doolittle, Aaron Detlor, HDI, 2438543 Ontario Inc., Ogwawista Dedwahsnye Inc. and Elvera Garlow.
In his decision from September 12 Justice Lococo writes that the plaintiffs are seeking $50 million in damages for the proposed class members, referred to in the claim as “the Haudenosaunee People”.
Lawyers for the plaintiffs are seeking to be awarded costs as a result of the judge’s decision. Those are expected to be reviewed on October 3.
Six Nations Police arrested four individuals after a Fourth Line home was searched on a drug warrant.
Police say on Monday evening Three adults and a child were in the home. Another adult female and four other children were located outside of the house. The adults were arrested and the children put into the care of the Six Nations Child Protection Services.
Police seized cannabis, cocaine, an undisclosed amount of cash and paraphernalia consistent with drug trafficking.
Four are now facing possession and trafficking charges
The Six Nations Fall Harvest Festival is coming this Thursday.
The Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation is hosting the free festival to celebrate the start of the harvest season. The family oriented event will showcase fall themed activities and launch the Our Sustenance Cafe and Greenhouse. The development corporation has revitalized the program into an organic poultry farm and farm to fork cafe — which will be open for Breakfast and Lunch in November.
Keely’s Haunted Trail launches this month. The annual charity event will benefit four-year-old Vaida Cornelius this year — who has been recently diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia.
This is the sixth year the haunted trail has raised funds for families in need through the Keely Louise Hill Foundation.
This year the event has added a Route 54 Tunnel of Terror. The trail opens on Friday, October 19 at 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. and will run Friday and Saturday evenings until October 27. A special “Devil’s Night” run will go through the trail Tuesday, October 30.
Loblaw Companies Ltd. is recalling certain $10 chicken fries due to possible salmonella contamination that caused four people to become ill.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says consumers should not eat the recalled chicken sold in 1.8 kg bags across Canada.
The four cases reported in Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec did not require hospitalization or cause death.
The CFIA says recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.
Healthy people may experience short-term symptoms such as fever, headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal cramps and diarrhea. Long-term complications may include severe arthritis.
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