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Interlake Spectator (Newspaper) - April 8, 1987, Springfield, Manitoba the Interlake I Growing Concern Green thumb couple are taking in the For diehard the open water in the summer months just cant tide them over from year to For winter they take to the ice in specially designed wind vessels that can reach speeds of up to 90 kilometers per Province retracts impediment to IRTC proposal ByBainGair A last minute agreement bet ween governments has started a multimillion dollar metamor phosis at the Canadian Forces base at The a military radar sta tion abandoned by the Depart ment of National ap peared doomed to demolition last week as the provincial and federal governments failed to come to terms on a deal which would make sible the transformation of the into a technical training and criminal rehabilitation centre run by the luterlake Reserves Tribal But the province withdrew the last hurdle at the last minute to give the IRTC proposal its first With the governments now agreeing to transfer 480 acres of land and an estimated million in fixed and moveable assets to the tribal IRTC executive director Rene Toupin said last week that the new training facility should be at least partially in operation by this Theres a lot of work to do before said Toupin He estimates 100 jobs will be created at the new which will offset the loss of jobs due to closure of the radar Some million must be spent before September to turn the base into a nativeoriented training That money will Continued on page Treaty and community split ByPeterSchroedter Tension between treaty Indian and Metis communities at Dauphin River and concerns about education quality at the reserve school have prompted a call from Metis parents for a separate education facility for their Dauphin River is a small fishing and tourist community located on the west shore of Lake Winnipeg one hour east of Gypsumyille at the end of provincial highway J IJ Helgi a member of the Metis community council and one of the Metis parents working to have a separate school for Metis Were not satisfied with the quality of educa tion down referring to the recently built Dauphin River Dale chairwoman the school on the reserve and member of the Metis said the main concern is the level of education adding that there is also some deep rooted friction between the treaty and nontreaty people in the com Eleanor former chair woman of the communitys school board and one of the peo ple who worked to have the new school said things were fine until the election of Emery the bands We had a few problems to get the federal and provincial govern ments to work together to build the but the chiefs wife and his sisterinlaw and I worked very hard to get the school she explaining that the school board was made up of one person from the Metis council and two people from the We worked together really there was no problem until Emery Stagg was voted in as Hunter I think he wanted to be the boss because he was the chief of the Hunter served on the school board as chairwoman from 82 to 86 during which time the present school was built to educate bet ween 35 and 45 children from the Metis and reserve Dale present chair woman of the areas school explained that the issue came to a head at a general meeting in June The chief said he was taking over and bis word was final Continued on page Tourist and business operators north of Moosehorn vanish from vacation planner By Peter Schroedter The Manitoba Vacation Plan ner has business operators from Grahamdale to Gypsumville fum ing because it says Moosehorn is the last and lodging stop south of Grand Im thoroughly said Mary one of the owners of DNC one of four gas stations located within a mile of the Highway 6 and I think its a real kick in the and I wonder where they go to get their information she Bob marketing director for Travel stated the informatipn in the 48 page provin cial Vacation Planner came direct ly from regional tourist guide publications released in He accepted responsibility for errors It the vacation planner is inaccurate in the larger sense and I have to take respon sibility for The information was gathered in September 86 and much of it was taken directly from the regional tourist guides put out by the regional tourist organiza Bridge There were of the guides printed at a cost of He added the magazine was never meant to be a detailed catalogue of services available but rather to act as a lure brochure which is sent in reply to outof province written Bridge wanted to point out that Continued on page Inside Hatched Dauphin River residents fear local fish hatchery is down the drain 5 Andrews Aces take fifth consecutive NGIHLcrown Pine Falls
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