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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - March 12, 2000, Winnipeg, Manitoba Explosive / continued from Page A1 TODAY IN HISTORY Davis: segregated schools Ontario Education Minister Bill Davis abolished the law segregating white and black schools 36 years ago today, in 1964. Also on this date in: 1912 — Canadian poet Irving Layton was born in Romania. 1998 — Mutual Life announced a takeover of Metropolitan Life for $1.2 billion with an expected loss of 1.100 jobs. CONSUMER WATCH Safeway recalls baked goods OTTAWA (CP) — Canada Safe-way is advising people with a sensitivity to sulphites not to consume Safeway Bakeshop Apple Danish Pastry, Apple Cinnamon Muffins or Apple Cinnamon Pudding Rings packaged on or before March IO. The products, with a best before date of March 14 or earlier, are being voluntarily recalled because the product labels do not list sodium metabisulphite as an ingredient. The sulphites may cause serious adverse reactions in people with a sensitivity to sulphites. The products are sold at most Safeway stores in Western Canada and northwest Ontario. Customers who have purchased these products may return them for a full refund. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is monitoring the recall. DEATHS BOYCHUK. June. 71. wife of Martin Boychuk. BROWN, Rose Eva Julia Mary, 87. DRIEDGER. Harry J . 88. GRODZIK. Michael, 88, husband of Nellie Grodzik. HOLT, Al. 56, husband of Peggy Holt. MAKSYMEC, Anne, widow of John Maksymec. NEWTON, Evelyn Marian, 87. OLIYNEK, Domimka (Dora), 87, of Komarno. REDFERN, Charles F., of British ' Columbia, husband of Myrtle Redfern. , Classified Death Notices C6 LOTTERIES PICK 3 Winning number yesterday was 798. LOTTO 6/49 Winning numbers yesterday for an estimated jackpot of $10,000,000 were: 3, 12, 26, 34, 37 and 41. Bonus number was 38. THE PLUS Winning number yesterday was 131413. WESTERN 6/49 Winning numbers yesterday were: 2, 3, 16, 33, 45 and 48. Bonus number was 8. ENCORE Winning number yesterday in Ontario's Encore draw was 483855. REACHING US Winnipeg Free Press 1355 Mountain Avenue Winnipeg, Manitoba R2X 3B6 ▼ CIRCULATION Home delivery...................697-7001 ▼ ADVERTISING Classified...........................697-7100 Display...............................697-7122 ▼ EDITORIAL Newsroom.........................697-7230 Photo Desk........................697-7304 Sports Desk.......................697-7285 Entertainment....................697-7234 Business News..................697-7235 Reader Feedback..............697-7293 ▼ PHOTO REPRINTS To order reprints................697-7393 ▼ Regional Reporter John Lyons.......................697-7267 ▼ Brandon Reporter Helen Falling  1-204-725-2289 ▼ ALL DEPARTMENTS From Manitoba outside Winnipeg ....1-800-542-8900 Internet E-Mail City Desk [email protected] Letters to the Editor Lepers @ f reepress. mb. ca Advertising Department FP. Advertising @ f reepress. mb.ca Classified Advertising [email protected] Circulation Department f pcirc @ I reepress. mb.ca World Wide Web http://www.winnipegfreepress.com CANADA POST SALES AGREEMENT NO 0563595 Recycled newsprint is used in the production of this newspaper When the sun rose yesterday morning, residents of Fort Whyte could still see a few firefighters dousing the smouldering remains of the elevator. Police said pilots on inbound flights to Winnipeg reported seeing the fire from 35 kilometres out. Black said the 911 switchboard was lit up as Win-nipeggers across the city phoned in the fire. The first call came in at 2:23 a.m. “Flames were shooting out the top 30 to 40 feet,” said Brent Glesby, who lives on nearby Invermere Street. Glesby watched the blaze from the second storey of his home. He said the winds were blowing the sparks east of the housing area near the grain elevator. Leigh Young was a little closer to the action. He’s one of the owners of To-Le-Do Food Services, a food wholesaler located adjacent to the grain elevator. Young said police alerted him about the fire and he drove over. “I could feel the heat all the way up to Whyte Ridge,” he said of the nearby residential community. Young said firefighters kept spraying water on his building and it was barely touched by the nearby inferno. He said if firefighters hadn’t cooled his building down, the heat from the elevator would have sent his business up in flames. “Lucky for us they were there," said Young. He said firefighters told him the fire began about I a.m. Young said the entire structure burned completely to the ground in just four hours. David Coolen also watched the familiar grain elevator burn to the ground. “I heard an explosion ... that’s what KEITH PLACE WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Blaze rips through elevator at McGillivray Blvd. and Kenaston Blvd. early yesterday morning. woke me up. It was an unbelievable fire,” said Coolen. He said the explosion happened about 2:15 and he heard sirens about five minutes later. Black said the last of the firefighters left the scene at 4 p.m. He said a backhoe was brought in at one point to turn over the debris because struc tural steel had collapsed on burning embers. The fire commissioner was still on the scene yesterday afternoon continuing the investigation. Coolen said this was one elevator that went down quickly. “It didn’t take long to bum,” he said. He said it was unfortunate because the Toss away old Tory loyalties and oust Grits, Day tells rally Alliance leadership hopeful delivers election-style attack on Liberals By Colin Perkel Canadian Press WATERLOO, Ont. - Federal Conservatives must leave aside their old, emotional attachments and join the new Canadian, Alliance if they hope to defeat the Liberal government, Alberta Treasurer Stockwell Day said yesterday. In his first foray into Ontario as an alliance leadership candidate, Day at times sounded like he was already running in a federal election as he tore into the government of Prime Minister Jean Chretien. “There is growing dissatisfaction for what is at the federal level,” Day told about IOO young Ontario Tories at a motel in this southwestern Ontario town. “The system itself is creating dissatisfaction and discouragement.” He attacked the billion-dollar “fiasco” in the federal Human Resource Development Corp., and switched to French to mock Chretien’s response to the issue as amounting to a shrug. “I see it as just the tip of an iceberg that has punctured the hull of the Liberal Titanic and as that ship takes on water, we’re seeing disarray on the decks of management." The problem, he said, is that vote-splitting between the Tory and Reform parties has allowed Liberal candidates "to stagger up the middle.” The answer, he told the crowd, is the new alliance, which must still be formally approved by a Reform party referendum later this month. If the Canadian Alliance is approved, members will begin voting for a new leader, who will be elected by the end of June. Day’s unite-the-right message appeared to find fertile ground. “This is a lot more ideologically where I lean,” said Barbara Campbell, 21, a provincial Tory at the University of Western Ontario. "I don’t think (Tory Leader) Joe Clark and the Conservative party exemplify conservative principles.” While many people wore buttons supporting Day, others hedged their bets on who they would vote for to lead the new party. But Campbell was adamant she wouldn’t support Reform Leader Preston Manning, who said Thursday he would give up his duties as official Opposition leader to run for the alliance’s top job. “You can’t have Preston Manning and say it’s a different party. They aren’t going to buy it. It’s not going to sell across the country.” But one young woman, who asked not to be named, said she wasn’t interested in the alliance, a view that appeared to be in the minority at the gathering. “We already have an alternative to the Liberals and that’s the Progressive Conservative party,” she said. In his speech, Day, 49, characterized himself as a fiscal manager with a proven track record and someone who understands Canadians wherever they are. His roots in small-town Ontario have spread through his growing and working years throughout the country, including Quebec, giving him a genuine national perspective on the country, he said. elevator had recently been renovated. Brian Hayward, CEO of UGG, confirmed the company was fixing up the structure. “We were just renovating —we were really close to being finished,’’ he said. Hayward said the elevator wasn’t in use while being renovated. Winnipegger / continued from Page A1 In 1997, she was nominated for best new solo artist on the heels of her debut CD, Under These Rocks And Stones, but lost out to country singer Terri Clark. Under These Rocks And Stones sold more than 200,000 copies worldwide. Colour Moving And Still has sold 150.000 copies in Canada alone since its release in September 1999 and comes out in the United States within weeks. Kreviazuk, who now lives in Toronto, married Our Lady Peace frontman Raine Maida in December. His band went zero-for-two last night, losing out to the Matthew Good Band in the best rock album category and bowing to Winnipeg-born pop singer Tai Bachman in the best producer slot. Bachman was the big winner of the night, picking up two awards. But Kreviazuk was the only bona fide Winnipegger to pick up a prize — all five other Manitoban nominees, including double-nominees Thra Lyn Hart and Glenn Buhr, went home empty-handed. Tense barricade ends An incident in which a man barricaded himself in a house in Sioux Lookout, Ont. for three hours ended peacefully Friday night. The man surrendered at 9 p.m. after tense negotiations, police said. Several roads were closed and traffic was redirected during the incident. No one was injured. The man was taken into custody and faces several charges. His name has not been released. Gatewest Coin Ltd. One of Canada’s largest coin dealers and official Canadian Mint distributors We Buy and Sail all Coma, Gold, Silver, Paper Money, Militaria and Related Collectables All Current Mint Products available at Mint Issue Price 1711 CORYDON (at Lanark) 489-9112 Canada a Major Coin Market Maker ^ Calcium J Are you getting enough? /‘lease contact Osteoporosis Society Manitoba Chapter 772-3498 Part of Our World... Not a World Apart Autism Society (204) 783-9563 The Old World Market on Higgins Priers in effect until Saturday. March 18ll CASA de MEAH CASA de FRUTA (ASA de MIATA BARBEQUE FREEZER PAK 5 LBS. SIRLOIN STEAK 5 LBS. LEAN GROUND BEEF 5 LBS. PORK Blin STEAK 5 LBS. CHICKEN LEGS 5 LBS. BULK WEINERS 25 LBS. MEAT-MY $5498 |LFT SUMMER BEGINlJ bulk JUMBO ^YELLOW ONIONS : 50 LB. T Crtfl [BAG FOR ^95J5LBS./ I IMPORTED mr whole ZpPORK LOINS ^THIS^ CUT : IA O0 REGULAR $2.79 LB w GALA ^APPLES mQQ0 sDOl, PRODUCT GF CANADA < MIS STEAK > > OHS ONE'S < REGULAR [ADA GRADE A r-BONE STEAK $6.99 LB. PORK Bim STEAK $138 REG. *2.49 LB. FRESH GROUND PORK •IS REG. $1 99 LB. RED or GREEN SEEDLESS GRAPES $468 ILB IMPORTED ROYAL MANDARIN ORANGES CANADA GRADE A ROUND STEAK $078 LB REG.i3.99 LB BRISKET POINTS $188 I LB REG $2.99 LB. FLEETWOOD BAVARIAN SMOKIES $C48 -dr EA. 1 KG PKG. PASTRAMI 78* IOO GRAMS SLICED OR SHAVED CRISP ROMAINE LETTUCE 881 FRESH CELERY STALKS RA# MPeEoA TURKEY BREAST BS SLICED on SHAVED WPC. OLD COUNTRY BOLOGNA W IOO GRAMS SLICED OR SHAVED HOURS: MON- FRI. 9-8. SAT. 8-8: SUN 10-6.    es*7    NOW 3 HIGGINS (OGILVIE MILL) PH: SK4-1148 AVAILABLE MUSI IS MANITOBA CONSERVATORY MANITOBA CONSERVATORY PIANO SALE “As it’s time to renew our pianos, we are hosting a sale of all the Kawai Pianos we have used over the last year, plus many others. Please visit this sale if you’ve been looking for fine piano at an affordable price.” Karen Oliver - Principal, MOMA PARTIAL LISTING OF AVAILABLE PIA MOS Grands 5’ Black 5’ Mahogany 5’ 1” White 5’ 1” Black 5’ 1” Cherry 5' 4" Satin Black 5’ 5” Black 5’ 6” Burl Walnut 5’ 9” Black 5’ 10” Black 6’ 1” Black Verticals 42” Oak 45” Black 45” Black 45”Mahogany 46” Oak 46” Black 46” Mediterranean 46” Oak 46” Satin Black 46” Oak 48” Black More Verticals 48” Black 48” Black 49” Black 49” Black 52” Walnut 52” Black Digital Pianos by: .Kawai Roland Technics Used Pianos Include: Heintzman Henry Herbert Currier Lesage Haines Bell Storey & Clark Kawai Baldwin Chickering Kimball and more Apt. Size Pianos from $995 Grands from $7695 All items subject to prior sale VISA’MASTERCARD CHEQUE-CASH Bank Rate Financing OAC  % Available instruments include pianos from the MOMA program conducted in conjunction with Kawai Piano Company and J.J.H. McLean, plus other pianos assembled from other institutional programs and the sponsoring dealer, including used, new, Grands, Uprights and Digitals from a variety of manufacturers. All instruments are warranteed by J.J.H. McLean. ONE LOCATION ONLY 957 Portage Ave. at Lipton (J.J.H. McLean Showrooms) FINAL DAY Sunday, March 12 12-5 ;

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