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   Brandon Sun (Newspaper) - March 23, 1998, Brandon, Manitoba                                Match Funds Call For 7293400 Brandon Top Rates Winnipeg 7884040 Wards facing minor changes By Patrick Copps The Brandon Sun Electoral boundaries in eight of the citys 10 wards will undergo some changes and the name of one ward will change if a draft bylaw to be introduced at tonights regular city council meeting is The recommended revised boundaries in all but the Assiniboine and Rosser wards are the result of a long process embarked upon by an adminis trative committee led by city clerk Ian Under the new Municipal Act council was obligated to pass a bylaw before the next general election in October indicating if it wishes to keep a ward In the majority of councillors agreed that the current ward system should remain But it was then determined that the boundaries would have to redrawn because municipal ities are required to have wards that are approximately equal in That will for the most part happen within reason if the recommended changes are accepted by Ford said in an interview on But we still had to make sure that neighborhoods were kept together and also take into account natural While the fine details of the changes will be released tonight Ford characterized the first boundary changes in 18 years as tinkering more than any thing I think what we have here will probably suffice for the next five years or so because we know there will be growth in some areas of the city that will have to be taken into he If we get the growth every body then you really will have to look at One of the most notable changes will take place in what is now known as Linden Lanes where that name could very well The reason for the change is that the draft bylaw recom mends that Linden Lanes School and the area around it become part of Meadows Ford Mostly because there is an abundance of green space in the Ford said he is sug gesting that the name be changed to Thats just my Whether its accepted as the new name is obviously up to They could come up with something totally differ While first reading is sched uled to take place tonight there is a provision for public hear ings to be held prior to third The new bylaw must be passed at least 180 days before the next Boy accidenta SNOW BUDDY MUCE SUN Bored from being cooped up inside the Quin Andrew sculpts the edges a He decided to builcf using the melting snow in the front yard of his Lome Avenue east home on Sunday The which can be found on Page suggests that there is a strong chance of either fluuries or rain and daily highs hovering around 0 y shot dead on colony The Canadian Press WINNIPEG A 15year old Hutterite boy accidentally killed his 14yearold friend in a shooting that has shaken the 70 members of their The boy was accidentally shot in the head by his best friend just after church Saturday night on the Plainview Hutterite Colony which sits on the boundary between Saskatchewan and The accident happened after the two boys spent the day working together in a pig At 5 the victims dad told them to go home and wash up for the nightly church They went to church and then to The 14yearold had to eat with the while his friend got to sit the Then the two met up and went to the older boys You know how 15year olds said colony member Joe He was bragging about the gun and suddenly it went What makes the tragedy worse is that nobody knows how the 15yearold got the Federal law requires people to be 16 before they can get a Firearms Acquisitions which allows them to purchase a If the gun was sold both the youth and the person who sold him the gun could face police said Because the youth is under he cant be Colony member Ruth Waldner said the 15yearolds parents didnt know he owned a They were very she His dad gave him spending money to buy some but he never ended up getting the Joe who oversees farming in the said Hutterites sirent supposed to have but acknowledged there are a few of the weapons in the community which is about six kilometres south of the TransCanada We have one for when we kill pigs and a couple of the boys in their have high powered riflei1 fpr but theyre Snowmobile crash claims 14th victim in Manitoba this winter The Canadian Press WINNIPEG A Manitoba woman died early Sunday after she missed a turn and crashed the snowmobile she was driving into a Daphney of Marchant is the 14th person to die snowmobiling in Manitoba this there are six snowmobile fatalities a year in the Harel was snowmobiling with her husband and six other friends on a designated snow mobile trail near Sandilands in southeastern When a friend slowed for a turn in front of Harel came up fast from behind and tried to pass As a she missed the turn and crashed into a said Conrad Delaronde of Sprague She died after being trans ported to hospital in Police do not yet know if alco hol was involved in the SARAH WINS BIG Sarah McLaehlpn gles to control her four Juno Awards after winning them at the 27th Juno Awards in Vancouver Former Brandpnite Anglela Kelman was in on the fun Sunday as her group farmers Daughter won as best country For a full list of the winners pnd a story please turn to Page THE CANADIAN PRESS Hunters pay more to take courses The Brandon Sun Hunters will be paying more for mandatory safety and train ing The fee will increase from to as of April Sportsmen must graduate from the program before they can apply for a hunting Natural resources Minister said the Manitoba Wildlife Federation will now administer the annual The increased fees will allow the province to reduce funding to over the next the min ister said saving money was not the main reason for The daytoday operation of this type of a program coin cides with the interests of the Cummings Were talking about a safety training not a regula tory He said an advisory board will be established to help implement and monitor the The federation represents hunters and anglers in the SPORTS In sports The Wheaties go up three games after winning big in story on Page 9 In entertainment Brandon rockers Starline Tragedy will release their debut CD this story on Page 7 In Canada Prince Charles and his sons are coming to not to but to be left story on Page 5 In sports The Bobcats lose on the final shot in the consolation game at the story on Page 9 In Canada A whalewatching expedi tion goes horribly wrong off the coast of story on Page 1 8 750 daily tax included o 619156 When your tank buys it 1888 H20 TANK When yoyr hot water tank get the No Worry Plan ease a Call us tollfree for monitobo hqdro   

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