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Winnipeg Free Press Newspaper Archive: March 12, 2000 - Page 4

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   Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - March 12, 2000, Winnipeg, Manitoba                                SUNDAY LOCAL Winnipeg Free March 2000 A3 6 loses struggle for life h Stiff I IHstan Michael Shaken baby syndrome suspected life ended yesterday at the Health Scieftces after a week ifl the public police believeTMstan was the victim of shaken baby syndrome and the case is under An autopsy will be performed this Tristans Richard said his son would not comment on Tristans Me said his son wanted to get together with his exWife and talk about their sons Were trying to give them a little bit Of time to mourn and said Jim spokesman for the said the family didnt want details of the babys death Rodger wouldnt say whether Tristan died after being taken off life Tristan was essentially brain dead when he was brought into the hospital last Sunday after a 17year old babysitter called 911 from the childs He was blue and not breathing when the ambulance The homicide unit was called in and police interviewed the later telling the media that charges had not been laid but that shaken baby syn drome was believed to be the cause of the babys critical For the past Tristan had been kept alive on Tristans Rick was trying to have his son removed from life support earlier this week so that Tristans organs could help save other But Tristans 17yearold who is estranged from wouldnt agree at the They live lavida lookalike for tickets Shrieking girls crown Winnipegs answer to Latin pop phenom By Holli Moncrieff For the Free Press Hes blond and blue with a scattering of he did consent to shake his bonbon in front of about 300 screaming girls and a few skep tical And 20yearold Jared Devloo was crowned Winnipegs answer to Ricky Martin in a lookalike contest yester day at Eaton My girlfriend entered me she really wants those concert Devloo explained Most of the guys here were pushed into it by their girlfriends or Its very embarrassing and Im terribly ner vous I dont do this type of Devloo competed against 32 other hipswinging some much more like the Latino heartthrob than Even and young women bearing no resem blance to the former Menudo mem Young and male and even female turned out styled to resemble for prize package including concert ber got into the But most were men in their early sporting identical Ricky haircuts and tightfitting Look at me cried 19yearold Mark Edel when asked why he turned out for the I have achieved my bonbon Goshia Koscian decided to check out the contest with her I came here to get a few laughs no one here looks even close to Ricky I might as well get up there and show my said the Theyre thinking they look like Ricky more than anyone else does but whoever has the guts to go up more power to The finalists were chosen by their power to elicit piercing screams from the and Devloo whos well over six feet tall had an easy His fans showed their approval by asking him for autographs after the Youre better looking than Ricky one little girl Even though it was her Devloos girlfriend Amy Rezansoff was shocked by the I dont really think he looks like him his body a she He was so embarrassed he didnt want to get up there and Devloo won two tickets to the Ricky Martin dinner for two at Pasta la limousine and an Armani fragrance Jared won by popular demand the crowd explained Eaton Place marketing manager Marina who admitted she didnt see much of a But hes certainly got that boynextdoor kind of handsome hes definitely built very Gerrard asks Manitoba Grits to let him lead party to power By David Kuxhaus Staff Reporter ITS A steep but provincial Lib eral leader Jon Gerrard says hes ready to climb The challenge is to be the next gov ernment of the We can aim for nothing said Gerrard in a speech to delegates at the partys annu al general meeting Those delegates will vote today on whether there should be a leadership The Grits were whipped in last falls winning only one It was a particularly humbling experience for an awardwinning medical researcher and junior cabinet minis ter in the Chretien government before he was defeated as an MP in Gerrard hasnt lost his sense of He joked that being the only sitting member at the legislature means there are no nasty divisions in caucus something the Grits were notorious for in the last few On a more serious Gerrard said one of the toughest moments was when the party failed to field a full slate of 57 That was seen by many observers as confirmation of the partys lack of We were not quite said Ger He said having to explain to the media why they only had SO candidates was one of the worst moments in the Gerrard said there are positives to build He said for Canada to pros provincial and federal govern ments must get He said a Liberal party offers the best chance of that He was critical of the new NDP The NDP said they were going to get rid of frozen hospital Well six months has been no change at said Its unlikely delegates will vote in favour of a leadership despite the dismal showing in the 1999 Gerrard still has plenty of particularly among party heavyweights such as Foreign Affairs Minister Lloyd He Gerrard may not have all the flash in the pan that some other people have but he certainly brings an enor mous Axworthy said in a luncheon The federal wing as been running like a welloiled machine since com ing to power in However theres been a noticeable clunk of late over the growing scandal at Human Resources Development where hundreds of thousands of dol lars in grants were awarded without any background In some funds appeared to be targeted to Liberal I grant there was a serious man agement problem that has to be said But he said much of the focus is being driven by the Reform party and the rightwing press who would do away with government programs which benefit Axworthy said government must continue to invest in people and pro He said the recently announced housing initiative in Winnipeg in which the federal government will contribute the next three years to fix up derelict housing is a good KEN QIQLIOTTINWINNIPEQ FREE PRESS Senator Sharon Carstairs and Lloyd Axworthy share a laugh at the provincial Liberals annual meeting NEW at the SNOWMOBILE RENTALS In SNOWMOBILE FUN AGAPE TABLE Your Continued Support Is Deeply Appreciated Box R3C4K9 Sponsored by Bricks Fine Furniture OF THE IRISH MO VAN FAN By Fred Brick Lease or Finance Any New Lexus Sedan Wood haven 3700 PORTAOI AViNUC 8893700 or 2284996 IGH MMMMMI AM IfBBt due to weather conditions we were unable to provide fresh tVflwberrifls for the strawberry shortcakeadverUsed Wehavesubsrtuted this Item with a x 8 Fresh Crejm Fruit In stares Where are not to our valued 300 pairs of Quality Women up to TOBY up to OUT THEY GO AT H 0 6 ttwt943OHJ The last thing I want to see when Im on the road Is something large in front of me on yetl blocking my You cant drive anywhere without several of these structures In front of behind you or beside Theyre called vans although many of their owners refer to them as Really How on earth they can call this edifice on wheels a car is beyond me I have just come from a walk in the enjoying the wonderful March temperatures near 20 degrees above I usually walk to the park but with the number of large dogs on the loose of I travel to and from by When I got to the exit I had to wait for the light behind a van which diminished somewhat the pleasant sensations of a beautiful spring Worse yet is the fact that most of these hollow barns on wheels have tinted As I the older vans or little trucks had clear a good safety When you pulled up beside or behind one of you were still able to get a view of the traffic in the with tinted you cant even tell if the driver is awake or not Sometimes I ride to work on a bike and there is always an inherent danger In passing a parked If you spot somebody behind the wheel youre automatically more careful than cause you never know if he or she Is gonna open that door and send you sprawling into With a tinted window you never know if the vehicle Is or isnt occupied and it makes your ride more But the big trouble I have is that I secretly enjoy driving a Being up high without the benefit of alcohol Is an exciting And more if youre behind a little red and yogre the least bit you can cut In front of him and block his viewl Fred Brick owns Urlcks pint Furniture Cio Fine Furniture I Lombard   

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