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433 Main Winnipeg Square 937 St. James Where to get each day�s pin A8942-5149 944-8290 988-4600 www.civiccu.mb.ca SPORTS: Angels sideline Yankees C1 LIFE: Enduring the quarter-life crisis D1 A great day for a Bomber great Baby fighting for life Police suspect child abuse; dad charged with assault the hospital.By Alexandra Paul AThe infant�s condition was listed as life-threatening at three-month-old Win-the time the parents sought nipeg girl was cling-help. The baby�s condition ing to life in hospital remained unchanged yester�last night, her father charged day and she was still listed in with aggravated assault and critical condition. accused of waiting a day or Winnipeg police spokes�more before seeking medical woman Patrol Sgt. Shelly help for the baby. Glover said police are still The suspected child-abuse investigating and haven�t case was discovered over the ruled out laying more Thanksgiving Day weekend charges, possibly against the by hospital staff who called infant�s mother, who is 19. Winnipeg police to investigate �At this moment, there are an infant brought in Sunday no charges against the mom. I with life-threatening injuries. can�t say that these are all the Police say she was in criti-charges that will be laid,� cal condition when her par-Glover said. ents arrived at about 10 a.m. Police said yesterday they Sunday from their home in a cannot release information King Edward neighbourhood. that would identify the child Police charged the infant�s or her family. They also said father, 34, with aggravated they can�t disclose details of assault. He also faces charges the baby�s injuries. related to dealing in metham-�It was definitely an assault phetamines. at the hands of another per-The parents told hospital son,� said Glover. �The (hos�staff that the infant suffered pital) staff members acted the injuries during the previ-responsibly and reported it to JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS ous two days. There was no police.� explanation offered by policeStegall nabs four touchdown passes yesterday on why the parents Continued waited until Sunday to go to Please See INFANT A4Winnipeg Blue Bombers slotback Milt Stegall celebrates one of his four touchdown catches during his team�s 44-23 victory
over the B.C. Lions at Canad Inns Stadium yesterday. Stegall�s 234 yards receiving was a career best for him. Please see
full Bombers coverage on pages C1 and C3.
for quake relief
Lucky for us our housing is cheap blankets, food and medicine,�By Alexandra Paul said Dr. Asad Khan, a retired internal-medicine specialist in LEADERS of Winnipeg�s Winnipeg. �On television you Spending money 8,000-member Pakistani com-see whole cities are flattened. about 16.3 per cent of their income on housing, com-Affordable homes stretch low Manitoba pay munity are appealing to Man-People are out in the streetBy Mary Agnes Welch pared to a high of 20.5 per cent in British Columbia Manitobans enjoy a cheaper cost of itobans to send money and a and cold weather is coming.� and a national average of 20.4 per cent. living but have less disposable team of Winnipeg doctors to Khan also hopes Manito�income.HOUSING is cheaper in Manitoba than almost Those two indicators tend to balance each other the area shattered by Satur-bans will fund a team of aboutHere�s what we had left over every other province but Manitobans have much out when people look for economically attractive day�s earthquake. 10 medical doctors from Win�after taxes and deductions in 2004 They�re urging donations nipeg with family ties in Pak�less disposable income, according to a new report by places to live, said Gary Hannaford, CEO of the as compared to other provinces:the province�s chartered accountants. Institute of Chartered Accountants of Manitoba for necessities to help millions istan. The group would form The average Manitoban working either full-time �We end up probably coming out somewhere in . Saskatchewan: of people in South Asia who the nucleus of relief efforts or part-time takes home $18,634 annually after taxes the middle of the pack,� he said. $18,070 are homeless and struggling from Winnipeg and, equipped and deductions, compared to the Canadian average Today�s report by the Chartered Accountants of . Manitoba: $18,634 to survive exposure outdoors with medical supplies, would of more than $20,000. Manitobans take home the Manitoba is the second instalment of the MB Check-. British Columbia: as nighttime temperatures rush to the site of the quake, second smallest amount of disposable income of Up, a three-part report analysing how Manitoba $19,978 plunge to near freezing in which was the worst ever in . Canada: $20,037any western province and Ontario, according to the rates as a place to invest, live and work. mountain valleys one to two Pakistan. . Ontario: $20,922study to be released today. miles above sea level. . Alberta: $22,386But the good news is that Manitobans enjoy the Continued �The immediate need there Continued lowest cost of living in Canada. They spend only Please see COSTS A4 is for shelter � tents � and Please see FUNDING A5 Food for the brain Popular premier A palace of logs Sex and a church The Weather / C16 Eating one tuna fish sand-Premier Gary Doer is at the Caroline Sanoffsky defied It�s sex, sex, sex for The Inside Thanks, again!wich a week can slow the top of a new poll, even the odds, as drivers will New Beginnings Church, a Sunny, cloudy periods. Complete index brain�s decline by 10 to 13 among supporters of his see along the barren non-denominational Christ�on page 2 per cent a year, a new rivals, the Progressive Con-stretch between Grand ian house of worship in the Wind S 20 km/h.
study shows. servatives and Liberals. Rapids and Thompson. city�s south end. High 19 � Low +4
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