Winnipeg Free Press, February 1, 1992, Page 2

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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - February 1, 1992, Winnipeg, Manitoba Winnipeg Free February 1992 Digest TODAY IN HISTORY February 1 Pearson Canadian Control Prime Minister Lester Pearson told Canadians 25 years ago it was his governments objective that Canadians control and own as much of the countrys industry as Speaking on a CBCTV he said he was concerned about the high level of foreign ownership in many areas of Canadian Foreign companies must become Canadian in their operation in our subject to Canadian law only and responsive to Canadian Pearson Also on this day in Quisling was appointed Norways ministerpresident under Adolf Hitlers and China exchanged diplomats as both countries officially recognized each CONSUMER WATCH Brandy recalled of glass particles in some bottles has prompted the Ontario Liquor Board to recall bottles of De Valcourt Napoleon French The board has also suspended sale of the said spokesman Dave Wilcox said the problem has been traced to faulty bottling He said the liquor board will provide refunds to consumers who return the DEATHS Annie of of Catherine of widow of John Alfred husband of Catherine Freddie Theodore of of husband of Janet of Violet of wife of Alf Karen Vivian of of Ida of widow of Maurice of husband of Jean George of of widow of Henry of of Francis Frank husband of Nancy of Larry of Classified Death Notices E47 LOTTERIES DAILY DEAL The Daily Deal numbers drawn yesterday are 10 of Jack of 9 of Clubs and Jack of A match of all four wins times the money a match of three wins 30 times the money wagered and a match of two is three times he money THE PROVINCIAL The winning number in yesterdays Provincial lottery draw was The winning number was REACHING US Winnipeg Free Press CIRCULATION Home ADVERTISING EDITORIAL Photo Sports WEEKLIES Please recycle this newspaper Officials fear risk will rise in future Continued from Page 1 city administration officials say they realized last year the garbage collection was not and say they first raised the issue with the band leadership last July or The problem hasnt been sorted they because it is bogged down in an attempt to get money from the federal Indian Affairs Department to pay for In the officials argue the pollution danger is minimal while the ground is They say it is more a longterm risk as pollutants Its more a fnatter of Norm the provinces deputy environment You would not want to collect a large quantity of solid waste at one site that could eventually leach into the said he is concerned about a pollution hazard if the garbage has been improperly collected for eight He said the city must protect Shoal Lake because costs of building an extensive filtration system have been estimated at Under the ShoalLake the city and province each provided million to a trust fund for the band in exchange for a commitment there would be no cottage development or other potential pollution hazard on the Duguid said the city has a responsibility to ensure Winnipeggers are getting what they paid Are we monitoring this he We have an I think its incumbent on us as a city to be sure its being Band spokesman Cuyler Cotton said the band has been asking for from Indian Affairs to undertake shortterm measures to clean up the A spokesman for Indian Affairs said the money has been but Cotton said the band has not received He said he and two other band officials are travelling to Thunder Bay this week to discuss the In the he said the band still has no commitment the WAYNE GLOWACKWWNMPEG TREE PRESS Garbage is piling up around the says Herb federal government will provide funds for garbage This their garbage collection allotment from the federal government was The band has been shortfunded a considerable amount of money in the garbage collection area over the past couple of Cotton Even if we do receive the that doesnt correct the longterm Cotton said tht band does not plan to use its income from the trust agreement for garbage because it was supposed to be used for band economic In the he concedes the band cannot forever breach the Shoal Lake I suppose the band will comply with the but like I its normal service thats provided by the Indian A f fairs Urban Affairs Minister Jim whose department is responsible for the provincial share of the said he has been advised the water quality is not currently threatened by the But it could be in and theyve got to get it cleaned Ernst If it doesnt get dore pretty then weii be jumping all over them In the it is disgruntled community residents like a former chief for 14 who appear to be raising the greatest chorus of concern about the Redsky said residents have been unable to convince the band and council to take He even admits he is operating a potential pollution hazard at his lakefront He has dug a large pit beside his house and burns garbage in Everything that doesnt burn will leach through into the lake as soon as the spring thaw Theres a danger with I but where am I going to put it Councillors were left in the dark By Janet McFarland Staff Reporter City councillors say they want to know why no one informed them about the potential for garbage pol lution at Shoal Lake after it came to the attention of city officials last Harry a mem ber of the citys works and opera tions said he feels re sponsible for the citys water sup Why werent we notified Laz arenko Whats the purpose of us being on this committee Lazarenko said councillors were assured they would be kept in formed of any problems at Shoal Lake following past concerns about fluoride I will be asking for some an swers first Lazarenko Our responsibility lies with the water supply from Shoal Its our full Terry chairman of the works said he will ask for a report on the Duguid added he was told noth ing about the problem when he re cently received a summary of the Shoal Lake agreement from admin I think the committee on works and operations should have been Duguid I will ask for a report to be brought to the The Winnipeg Water Protection a citizens organization fighting to protect the quality of water at Shoal agrees there has to be better public communica tion about what is happening at Shoal Im very concerned to hear theres a possibility the agreement is not be spokeswoman Helen McCullough This is part of the whole envi ronmental issue of keeping the wa ter Tom the citys water works said the city has been trying to work with the band in a lowkey way to solve the prob Astronauts take nauseainducing ground testing Associated Press EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASK The space shuttle Discovery had a checkup yesterday after its lionkilometre while four as tronauts were subjected to nausea inducing ground tests and three oth ers flew home to The astronauts enjoyed some treats the shuttle said Angela a NASA official who works with the Cold quipped Chris who directs postflight maintenance for They really crave things they dont have up there cold fresh fruits and Johnston A sevendayold banana is not quite the The shuttle landed at this Mojave Desert military base Thursday after an eightday Spacelab mission with the International Microgravity labo The mission tested how space radiation and weightlessness will af fect longterm space travellers in the Payload commander Norman mission specialist David Kilmers and payload specialists Ulf Merbold of Germany and Canadian Roberta Bondar had eight hours of testing The tests included rides on a side wayslurching sled and rotating special video games and exer cises for back Asked if any astronauts suffered Johnston replied Theyre getting which is The experiments duplicate those conducted before and during the shuttle flight so scientists can learn how humans adapt to weightlessness and then readjust to normal Sault Ste native Bond temporarily grew 1 inches taller during the a common ef fect of Johnston Shuttle commander Ronald pilot Stephen Oswald and mission specialist William Readdy flew home to Houston yesterday morning but are to have more tests The three returned early yester day afternoon to Ellington Field near the Johnson Space Centre and greeted family There was no formal welcome The four other astronauts planned to Houston Discovery is in excellent shape after its except for some mi nor Fairey There were 121 dings to the shut tles heatshielding tiles a little mre than but nothing you worry he adding 11 tiles will be Inspectors found a mysterious yel low discoloration on a vent door above one of Discoverys The cause is under investigation but there is no safety Fairey Officials still havent figured out the cause of a strange vibration the astronauts felt Wednesday But Fairey said it probably was simi lar to what happens if youve ever had a Coke can with a dimple in it and it pops Discovery will remain at Edwards Air Force Base until when it will leave on a twoday piggyback jet ride to Kennedy Space Centre in The unusually long layover in Cali fornia is needed because a modified jumbo jet that carries shuttles will first be used 7 to fly Columbia back to Florida from Rockwell Inter national in where it has been undergoing months of modi The work will allow Columbia to spend longer periods of time in It also was fitted with a drag chute for future Discovery will be modified before its next flight in October but the work will be done in Florida instead of Fairey Herpes transmitted even without scientists confirm By Robert Steinbrook Los Angeles Times Marijuana seizure largestever in city Researchers at the University of Washington in Seattle have found stronger evidence that genital her pes can be sexually transmitted even when there are no signs of the painful blisters that are the hallmark of the The oneyear study of 144 hetero sexual couples also confirmed that a woman is at higher risk of acquiring the viral infection from an infected man than the other way around with the man being infected by a Our data illustrate that asymp tomatic or subclinical shedding of the virus is a major factor in the transmission oi genital herpes infec said the led by Gregory who is now at the University of New Mexico in Albu and Lawrence The researchers said their published today in the Annals of In ternal was the first to fol low couples in which one member had recurrent herpes and the other was not Most prior studies of herpes infections have tried to backtrack to the circumstances of the infection after it had already oc An estimated 30 million Americans are believed to have had at least one episode of genital The infec tion causes painful blisters on the skin and moist lining of the sex or gans of men and The drug acyclovir can be used to shorten the duration of pain and the release of vi ruses from the Some in fected individuals have frequent re which may last about a Physicians recommend that in fected individuals not have sex dur ing outbreaks and that condoms be used to reduce the risk of transmis sion during asymptomatic Continued from Page 1 Police say the plants were being grown in the basement of the which had been extensively re wired to accommodate the lighting system which gives hydroponic mari juana its potent Police say the seizure is the larg estever in the Winnipeg area and only second behind a seizure in Bran don several years A Pierre man and a Winnipeg man were arrested and both are fac ing trafficking and cultivating mari juana charges in the Police say the the seizure and most of all the are an ominous sign of things to Over the last two its gone way RCMP Marianne an expert on hydroponic opera In the last year youre looking at 12 to 14 charges Its at least In it appears the use of hydro ponics to grow marijuana in Canada is one of the fastest growing trends on the drug Cultivators have developed meth ods to create and manipulate an envi ronment to produce high quality dope comparable to any imported from more exotic For Ryan said Colombian marijuana used to be considered the best dope throughout the It had a tetei ahydra cannibol THC percent age of three to five per cent THC is the active ingredient which roduces the The average by com would have a THC level of less than one per growers using ad vanced hydroponic techniques can cultivate marijuana with THC levels as high as 19 per Ryan Thats in in In a They growers can control so many of the conditions to produce that high Ryan In the almost all marijuana was im The cultivators have taken over that Theyre the source of You dont have to have a particu larly green thumb Its basic gardening Theres no magic to she The latest technique involves growing the plants in nutrientrich hydroponic rooting solutions and ma nipulating the growing cycle to pro duce a harvest every 60 rather than every Growers can control soil even make the environment bug And it can cost as little as to establish a hydroponic And these systems can be set up practically which makes it difficult for police to detect Thats probably our greatest di she Theyre usually grown in almost clandestine condi Very few people actually know where the growing operation Its not common for the cultivator to traf fic his goods to the street Earlier this RCMP in Win nipeg uncovered a hydroponic opera tion that had the capability to pro duce worth of pot It was the most sophisticated home grown system found in to friendly bears CORNER PRINCESS ft BANNATYNE 9421237 PROMO B IS SALE LSNAPE SALE SALE YOUTH GROU Includes mates 4 night table and bench While MODERN 4 DR CHEST SARA CRIB With matching flip lop change White EURO HOOP BED EUROHOOKMI White White Re ;

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