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Baldur Gazette News (Newspaper) - May 20, 1997, Baldur, Manitoba The Weather Tuesday Clear Cool Below Normal Low3 High 8 Where are they now As of press several towns have not yet received the May 13th They left the Baldur Post Off ice on Tues May 13th at 5 Canada Post has put a trace on them and hope to correct the problem in the very near Moving One Step Closer A local company has made a deal with the Royal Bank of Canada to purchase the bank building in It is hoped that this will make it much easier for another financial institution to setup in Possession date is July Wide Coverage Paper Next weeks edition of the GazetteNews will hit an additional 500 Dont miss out on this great advertising opportu nity Is Your Subscription Due O S r 0 is O D n 3 oca CO O The 100 20 May 1997 50c per copy Whos Running in the Election by Giselle Lussier Staff Reporter While a large number of Manitobas southern population is knee deep in water the politicians are trying to campaign for the upcoming They the politicians would like the people to know them not only for their parties but as people of the A few have even offered their services with sandbagging in the communities which have been This is surely one positive way to get As this area has been fortunate not to have been flooded and we havent required the volunteer services of our the Gazette thought it would give its readers a personal glimpse of the candidates running In the and PortageLlsgar The Christian Heritage Party has Martin DeWit running for Portage Lisgar and Colin Atkins for the Brandon Souris Martin was a farmer in the Carman area since 1952 and has recently begun a construction He is married with seven children who range in ages from 1023 years Martin is one of the caring politicians who has offered his sandbagging expertise to the Colin Atkins was born in England and moved to Canada during He married Norma Jacobson of Souris in He and Norma have resided in Souris for twenty years and have 7 children and 3 Colin has held a fascination with politics since he was a teenager and has been candidate for Rick Borotsik hosted a coffee party at Belmont Motor Hotel on May president of the Souris riding for the past four Glen McKinnon is the candidate running for the Brandon Souris Liberal campaign and Heather Mack Is running for the Liberal party in the Portage Lisgar Glen was the mayor of Virden and has raised his family He was previously a school teacher and principal of the Virden Collegiate before entering into politics on a full time The Independent candidates are Geoff Borden for Brandon Souris riding and Roy Lyall is running for the Canadian Action Party in Portage Geoff Borden was raised in Brandon and is presently a political science student at the Brandon He is the editor of the student The Geoff or a childhood nickname that has remained through his adult life was high school councilor of the Brandon University Students Union and he also ran for mayor of the city of Brandon during the 1995 Roy Lyall is a farmer in Manitoba and has 150 candidates under his Roy previously ran for the Canadian Democratic Reform Party and Reform Party of The Progressive Conservative Party has Rick Borotsik running for Brandon Souris and Brian Pallister for the PortageLisgar Rick Borotsik was bom and raised in the City of He and his wife Norma have two Dustin and Rick graduated from Vincent Massey High School and in 1971 he graduated from Brandon University with a Bachelor of Arts Rick has been involved with municipal politics and has served as Deputy Mayor as well as being elected Mayor for the city of His career has entailed the managing of shopping Brian candidate for the PC Nomination for the Portage Lisgar Constituency was born and raised on a fourth generation family farm southwest of Portage la Following his graduation from highschool he attended the Brandon University where he attained degrees in Arts and SEE 2 Facelift for Manitobas rural roads Riverside and Strathcona municipalities receive infrastructure money Roads in die constituency of Turtle Mountain will continue to be developed through the allocation of of Infrastructure money announced Mervln These projects continue our goal of building and upgrading the most basic community its said We will also continue pressing the federal government to commit themselves to a National Highways program as opposed to their usual shortterm Infrastructure road projects approved subject to environmental approval for the Turtle Mountain constituency include for a waste disposal road upgrade on SW 11 of Argyle for three blocks of asphalt overlay on streets In the Village of Cartwright for paving on Donohoe Avenue in the Town of Crystal City to rebuild five miles of Rosebud Road in the of Louise for road construction on sections 6 st 7 and sections 9 sc 10 in the of Roblin for a seal coating on Stephen Street in the Town of Boissevain for a seal coating on Cherry Street in the Town of Boissevain for reconstruction and paving on North Railway Street in the Town of Klllarney for a road upgrade on the east Divide in the of Morton to build a road and replace a bridge In the of Oakland to upgrade Calverley Street in the of Riverside to pave Seventh Avenue in the Town of Souris to pave Cricket Drive in the Town of Souris for a upgrade on Municipal Road in the of Strathcona and to reconstruct Municipal Road in the of Turtle In nearly million in rural road initiatives were announced by the Manitoba The funding will result in the repair and upgrade of 169 rural roads and streets across the province creating more than 250 on and off site jobs for PUBLISHING IN OCJR 100TH YEfiR 18981997 ;