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Brandon Sun (Newspaper) - July 2, 2002, Brandon, Manitoba A3 JULY 2002 LOCAL GOT A NEWS TIP You can reach us at 5717430 or tollfree 18777865786 Email IN BRIEF Semi truck blocks highway traffic A flipped semi truck blocked all westbound traffic on the TransCanada Highway for five hours Sunday It appears he was driving along and didnt make the says Blue Hills RCMP Dana He hit the shoulder and causing it to The a 27yearold Calgary was treated and His 46 yearold male spent the night in hospital for minor No one else was The truck had been carrying a load of Manitoba Conservation offi cials arrived on the scene and deter mined that none of the cargo had Lyall Police rerouted traffic through The driver faces a charge of impru dent driving under the Highway Traffic Police lay weekend charges Parkland RCMP are investigating a 20yearold womans report that she was sexually assaulted in a Dauphin house during the long RCMP say they expect to lay Police also charged an Edmonton man with assault causing bodily harm related to an incident at He was released from custody and is to appear in Dauphin court later this Police are investigating four other assaults and two domestic A Grandview man and two Dauphin men were charged with impaired Six people judged to be too drunk for their own safety were lodged in The southwestern corner of Westman celebrated the long weekend with few police Turtle Mountain Provincial Park was with only 14 Liquor Control Act says Joe Those charges were mostly for consum ing liquor in public places and driving with open There were an undetermined num ber of liquorand disturbancerelated charges at Clear Sun BU finds noteworthy new teacher BY JOANNE VILLENEUVE The Brandon Sun After a two year the School of Music at Brandon University has found a new instructor in instrumental music Kevin Tutt of Pennsylvania has been appointed to the tenuretrack The position had been open for two years and we had had two separate says Glen Dean of We had certainly inter viewed Canadians first for the Its very much our intention to hire Canadians whenever its In an instance like one simply goes with the best available candidate and Kevin Tutt was by the who has both a Bachelor of Science in Music Education and Master of Music in Wind Ensemble and Band Conducting from Pennsylvania State will be graduating with his doctorate from there this What separates him from many of the other applicants is the fact that not only does he have the proper credentials in terms of university but hes had considerable public school teaching Carruthers He combines the theoretical and the Aside from his public school teach ing and curriculum Tutt also taught subjects related to music educa tion and conducted at Bucknell University as well as his alma In this particular there has to be considerable outreach to the music teachers in the region and throughout the and I think Kevin has a keen interest in what goes on in the pub lic school He will be an ideal liaison between the university and the teachers in the The appointment is effective Some of Tutts responsibilities will include teaching band and orchestra supervise student teach percussion and conduct the Brandon University Wind The School of Music at Brandon University is both an inspiring and vibrant place for music and music edu said I look forward to working with such outstanding colleagues and He joins the music education team that includes Wayne Sheila Andre Dagenais and Professor Greg Stores will create traffic BY ROD NICKEL Brandon Sun New Staples and IGA stores will increase South End traffic but ease con gestion in other according to a study of the projects Engineering firm ND Lea prepared the report for Brandon and Area Planning It states that concen trating shopping in the South End will reduce activity on regional and local street which would otherwise be carrying the traffic consumers travel ling to stores situated in several different A traffic study the same firm con ducted for landowner Canadian Tire predicts the two new stores will generate 600 more vehicles per peak afternoon About 120 of those would be vehicles just passing leaving 480 new trips to the The new stores wouldnt generate as much traffic as the Canadian Tire store now the firm Aberdeen resident Ross Eastley says no one has addressed residents main concern that their avenue is becom ing a busy thoroughfare that motorists consider an alternative to Richmond Thats the big The city appears to be turning Richmond and Aberdeen into avenues of mostly multifamily residential and commercial similar to Rosser and Eastley My biggest concern is the You really cant enjoy the City council will consider whether to approve a conditional use order for the project July 8 after delay ing a decision last Aberdeen res idents and a neighbouring lumberyard expressed concern about the projects City engineer Ted Snure and Shindico Realty broker John Pearson couldnt be reached for Eastley has called on the city to restrict Aberdeen But ND Lea suggests only adjusting the timing of traffic signals at 18th and Aberdeen to improve the flow of west bound Speed bumps along the east side of Canadian Tire would discourage dri vers from cutting through the parking lot to avoid 18th and the study ND Lea observed little pedestrian activity along Aberdeen in conducting the study and concludes sidewalks arent The developer has offered toward a new walking path along the The firm also concludes that the stores will have minimal impact on existing Windsurfs up BRUCE SUN A windsurfer takes advantage of the high winds as he cuts through the waves on the north end of Clear Lake in Riding Mountain National Park on Macleans vows to include city on future maps As far as Macleans magazine is Brandon is on its map starting Macleans editor Anthony Wilson Smith wrote Mayor Reg Atkinson recently promising to show the city more respect next time the magazine reports on western Marion Robinsong had complained earlier this spring that a Macleans article on Riding Mountain National Park was accompanied by a map identifying Winnipeg and but not Atkinson wrote to WilsonSmith at Robinsongs Rest assured that no offence was meant and that Brandons stature both in terms of population and achievement within Manitoba is well established and WilsonSmith He promised to forward copies of Atkinsons letter to senior national edi tors to ensure that respect is demon strated in Sun Citys hiring policy focuses on inclusion BY ROD NICKEL Brandon Sun Errol Black hopes the citys new hiring policy results in greater outreach to The city recently adopted an employ ment equity policy ensuring that recruit ment and promotion of workers happens without Black says the policy implies that the city will be proactive in breaking down barriers to minority groups finding Youve got to signal that we want applications from any qualified individ he Be more aggressive in reaching out to people to get their names Black says hes not advocating preferen tial treatment for just an out reach strategy to ensure the city has a diverse pool of applicants to choose You advertise in the usual places but also go to other he An economic action plan for the written by a Montreal con cludes that tapping into the aboriginal labour pool is City corporate relations officer Jill Watt says the city has always been an equitable but now has the policy in writ This isnt new for The city posts job openings on the with Human Resources Development Canada and sends them to Dakota Ojibway Tribal the Manitoba Metis Federation and Brandon Friendship she There are no immediate plans to change how the city advertises she Sioux Valley Dakota Nation councillor Ken McKay says the band welcomes any effort by the city to solicit aboriginal appli Thats the thing First Nations really he About two thirds of band members are Man cut after being abducted A Canupawakpa First Nation man suffered stab wounds to his face while being held against his Dakota Ojibway Police The 19yearold man told police he was confronted by two men on a reserve road early Saturday morning and forced to go back to their After suffering stab the man was able to talk his way out of the home and escaped to call Police suggested he go to the hospital but the man says Matt He still hasnt sought med ical Within the police arrested two Brothers Cameron and Kevin James both of were charged and remanded in custody at Brandon Correctional Both are charged with unlaw ful assault with a uttering posses sion of a dangerous weapon and breach of They are to appear this morn ing in Brandon provincial Sun RM hall broken into in Alexander Blue Hills RCMP are asking for the publics help in solving a enter and mischief inci dent in Alexander early Friday Someone broke into the Rural Municipality of Whitehead office and the adja cent Community The cul prits damaged a vault wall and rifled through desks and cabi A small amount of cash and liquor was Anyone with information is asked to 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