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Neepawa Banner (Newspaper) - September 11, 1999, Neepawa, Manitoba Triple threat See Page 7 See Crash up derby See Page 19 50c THE 10 60 Neepawa and areas news leader September 1999 Election candidates face questions By Ken Waddell Banner Staff DECLARING a winner would be difficult at the allcandi dates forum last Wednesday evening at Neepawas Roxy Not that the candidates didnt but the format didnt allow for much verbal Each candidate was given five minutes to make an initial presentation and then answered questions in Questions were submitted in written form or phoned in from viewers on Access Incumbent Glen Cummings drew the loudest round of ap plause when he attacked the NDP stand on balanced Gary Doer called it silly and now he thinks itsthe greatest thing since sliced stated All the Progressive Conservative NDP Louise Wilson and Liberal Fred Juskowiak sounded pretty conservative as they pledged support for health farmers and the Manitoba economy in Juskowiak Agriculture is the backbone of the economy in this constituency from one end to the In her initial statement Wilson This government is out of and also We want to put the care back into health At times Juskowiak couldnt come up with facts and figures on particular issues and wisely admitted that he and the Liberals would have to examine expenditures to see if we are getting value for our Wilson often referred to carefully pre pared notes and was well briefed on the partys answers to various Cummings took exception with the NDP on the local issue of the Neepawa hospital Wilson claimed that Gary Doer would fix the roof once and for Cummings Im astounded that Gary Doer would be claiming to fix the roof when we already have committed the dollars to that As reported in previous issues of The in fact the tenders have been let on the repairs and are expected to begin this Manitoba Manitoba Telephone System and the educa tion system were all Wilson was supportive of First Nations people and the establishing of VLTs on as well as exemption for them from paying provincial sales tax Juskowiak supported bringing back the strap into Mani tobas schools and was adamant against special treatment for First Nations people with respect to The candidates are expected to have forums in Gladstone and Rose before election day on Photo by Rick Mohqaik Just hangin out NACI students loitering on the south side of Hospital Street across from school grounds have raised concerns from homeowners and school board Loitering students nuisance to Hospital Street homeowners and traffic By Rick Mohoruk Banner Staff CONCERNS over stu dents loitering in front of homes adjacent to NACI prompted a meeting be tween school board local law enforcement and highschool representatives last Tuesday to address the grow ing What began as a few students stepping off school grounds for a has at times grown into a congregation of about 25 teenagers standing around mu sic pumping spilling across the sidewalk onto lawns and Hospital Ocassionally ob structing pedestrians and traffic students leave pop cans and candy wrappers in their NACI principal Phil Shaman The problem started last spring and were seeing it start ing again and wed like to nip it in the The homeowners have contacted me and were seeking input from inside and outside the school so that we can resolve this become an Overall we have a real posi tive student population and its unfortunate everyone seems to painted with the same brush when we know its a small group of students that are creating the he Continued on page 11 Authorized by Dave Official Agent for Gten Glen Your PC Candidate for Rose You are Invited to attend a fundralsing breakfast with Glen September 15 am Chicken Corral Neepawa per person Guest Harold Minister of Finance vrtzry ruman Strong Bright