Tuesday, December 16, 1986

Baldur Gazette

Location: Baldur, Manitoba

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Baldur Gazette (Newspaper) - December 16, 1986, Baldur, Manitoba Are Post The Corporate Plan for Canada Post for the period 1986 to 1991 was approved by the GovernorinCouncil on October The outline of this plan was announced in the House of Commons on November While the proposed increase in postal rates received some which forced the Minister Responsible for the Post Michel to send it to a committee for some of the more insidious parts of the plan were not made public at that They came to light only when the President of Canada Donald appeared before the committee on November He distributed several Appendices to the Corporate Plan in support of the increase in in rural areas to postal Even the import of some of these plans went by because of the attention being focused on the rate The most devastating is one entitled Operational Guidelines to be Considered for Rural Post Office This details the destruction of the Postal Service in Rural Canada as we know it When there is unlikely to be a Corporationowned Post Office left in operation to serve the people of Canada who live outside the major centres of To quote from Landers plan There are Post Offices in rural Approximately of these are in communities with a population of more Jhan Another serve more than 75 points of call These will be turned over to the private probably through franchizing to Of the remaining those that are within 5 miles of each other will be and a stamp agency Landscaped mini park super mailbox sites will be provided for Thus all post offices will be disposed It is suggested that all who oppose such a plan write their member of Parliament and also their member of the Legislature telling them of your feelings on this Barb Mitchell awarded Fowler Scholarship 87 CANADA 9 Council seeks to draft plan The Council of the of Argyle met in regular session on December at Those present were Reeve John Thomas and Councillors Roger Germain Levreault Harry Parsonage Maurice Sveinsson and Jim Jack Bolack was Paronage Kippen Resolved that the Minutes of the Inaugural meeting held November 1986 be adopted as circulated and that the Minutes of the Board of Revision held November be adopted as Levreault Parsonage Resolved that the Council of the of Argyle shall form an organization composed of some members of Council and local including the Fire to plan ahead for future emergencies and that we request the Emergency Measures Organization to provide a Draft of a Plan of Coordination for our subject to final approval by EMO that we hereby appoint Marcel Fransoo as Coordinator of our organization and that he shall appoint an alternate Coordinator to act in his Lebeau Kippen Resolved that we request that a Survey of our Fire Equipment and Facilities be made by Tom Assistant Fire Lebeau Levreault Resolved that Bylaw 1986 to authorize the cancellation of certain taxes owing to the municipality be given first Parsonage Lebeau Resolved that Bylaw be given second Levreault Parsonage Resolved that all regulations under Act be Kippen Sveinsson Resolved that Bylaw be given third reading and Kippen Sveinsson Resolved that Bylaw 2086 to cover grants of money made by the municipality in 1986 be given first continued on page 2 Barbara the daughter of Patsy and Ron Mitchell of is the 1986 winner of the Fowler Memorial Scholarship which amounted to Barbara is furthering her education at the University of Winnipeg where she is in the first year of a Bachelor of Science O CM rt ccj O 5bo LAST CHANCE The deadine for Christmas Greeting Ads in The Gazette is December Deaths Funeral service was held on December 13 at Baldur United Church for Charles Frederick Palmer who passed away on December 10 at Baldur Hospital at the age of Interment to take place in Baldur Word has been received of the death of Maggie Bullion of Further details Baldur town workers are shown turning on the Christmas They will be on from to January