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Brandon Sun (Newspaper) - July 4, 2002, Brandon, Manitoba A2 BRANDON July 2002 Caution key for experts say BY CURTIS BROWN Brandon Sun Every so its OK to be a bit Due to a downturn in the stock local investment planners are encouraging clients to be boring for the next little The Toronto Stock Dow Jones and NASDAQ indexes slid significantly in the past Brandon financial planners say people should play safe and invest in lowinterest items that have guaranteed People always should have fixedincome investments as a security advises DArcy a chartered financial They may be not sexy at all but theyre Brian Cottom of Premier Financial Planning suggests investors stick to whatever financial plan they currently have in If youre a then stay the he Grant senior vicepresident of Rice says investors should keep money in highquality stocks and bonds that wont vary wild ly in You have to stick with quality in a time of McPhail He says bonds and guaranteed income certificates GICs are the best items to invest But if investors are young and have lots of time to invest money before they one financial planner believes it might be a good time to buy while stocks have low Theres always a good buying opportunity for equity when things go says Barry Twerdun of Twerdun Financial It all depends what your money is earmarked The Canadian economy is expected to remain strong in the next while the American econo my is expected to slow But even though Canadas economy should remain in good Ron Robinson of Investors Group warns not to invest too heavily in Canadian My advice would be not to ignore but certainly dont overweigh says Twerdun makes the same caution when it comes to investing in He says world events could quickly bring down markets in this Im looking at Canada and its markets are doing better than the But there is still a lot of In Barkers the most important thing is not to make any kneejerk He says buy ing or selling in a mad panic will only lead to big I think that the timing can really damage port he Fluctuations have had a negative but its been the stockholders decisions on when to buy or sell that has lost them lots of with files from CP More women use the pill here than CONTINUED FROM Al From 1979 to the fertility of Canadian women aged 20 to 24 decreased nearly 40 per cent and fertili ty among those aged 25 to 29 declined about 25 per In the United fertility rates among women in these age groups remained relatively American women aged 20 to 24 have a fertility rate 15 per cent higher than that of Canadian women of the same Among women aged 25 to the American fertility rate was 15 per cent Also teen pregnancy rates are higher in the US than in Canada and other industrialized The report suggests Canadian women use better contraceptive meth with more than eight in 10 opting for birth control a method used by fewer than one in six American Clinics allow many unemployed Canadian women access to birth con trol pills at a fraction of the So if anything this is a celebration of Canadas not the Foot The report also suggests younger Canadian women may delay childbear ing since unemployment rates for young Canadians are higher than for young And as women put off hav ing children until later in families are Foot says it may have a lot more to do with education than unem Essentially if you educate they have other especially in the and they delay having LOTTERIES PICKS WESTERN bonus 43 40 bonus 17 THE PLUS GARBAGE DAY 4 CONTACT US Toll 7400 DEATHS Ada beloved wife of Linda Diane nee of Elwood beloved husband of Timothy beloved son of John and Bernd beloved husband of of Fairview Watch Tomorrows BRANDONOSUN for these flyers Kam Lung The Northern Store distribution subscribers and nonsubscribers If you do not receive these flyers call the Brandon Sun Circulation Department 727O527 COLIN SUN Chris Hough waits to get back on the road as a tractortrailer truck rumbles by on the TransCanada Highway near Hough is heading to Vancouver from Halifax and has seen plenty of summer driving hazards on his Impaired drivers cause summer deaths CONTINUED FROM Al You see too many drivers driving too close too said a semitruck driver for 10 People pulling trailers behind their vehicles shouldnt be going that All it takes is a gust of wind for them to lose Both McNicol and the Canada Safety Council cite drinking and driving as a major cause of summer highway Weve been stepping up in enforce Brossart Were trying to catch those people drinking and driving and as a result the numbers will increase as were doing The Brandon Police Service has been setting up an average of two checkstops per using five or six officers at each So far this no one has been killed in Brandon as a result of drinking and or any other driving weve avoided any fatali Brossart FACT Box Some tips to keep from getting in an accident while driving this sum from the Canada Safety Council Dont drive when If you started your trip early in the fin ish Also remember to stop often for which are good for both drivers and their Make sure youve taken safety precautions before leaving on your Carry a roadside emergency kit Firstaid and make sure your vehicle is in good working If youre driving in a heavilyloaded vehicle or pulling a make the necessary Allow more tune to slow and leave lots of room when passing other Pull over and let faster vehicles pass if you must go Drive Obey all signs and and watch out for other If you need to use your cell dont drive while talking on the Pull over to take a Never drink and Former Mounties jailed for lobbing vegetables and fruits WINNIPEG Two former Mounties who launched a volley of fruit and vegetables at city police have received a verbal roasting from a Winnipeg The two of you are a disgrace to every RCMP officer and police officer in provincial court Judge Arnold Conner told brothers Daniel and David He added that judicial decorum pre vents me from telling each of you what I really think of Conner convicted the brothers Tuesday of assault with a weapon and sentenced them to two months in Both men smirked at his ruling but said The Dauphinees have been in cus tody since March after being charged with obstruction of justice for allegedly trying to force a key Crown witness not to testify against The two of you have treated this incident as a Conner The Dauphinees were arrested last summer after several apples and onions rained down on unsuspect ing Winnipeg police officers investigat ing a domestic dispute The produce was launched from a 19thfloor narrowly missing two The who recently retired after spending long careers with the denied throwing the items and blamed it on the woman who owned the Press Ganola crops need some help from rain BY KYLA DUNCAN Brandon Sun All farmers in southern Manitoba can do with canola crops now is pray for favourable weather Canola is the mainstay of annual crops in this part of We depend on good canola crops to see us Its the only thing thats kept a lot of grain farmers in business says Kevin a Killarneyarea producer with 300 hectares of his 880 hectare farm devoted to Canola plants should be in full but springs windy condi tions and now early summers extreme heat has the oil seed crop weeks behind and not looking In canola crops are bad all over the says Scott Boissevain agriculture repre Canola just had so many things go wrong with it this Day has been touring Manitoba late ly and admits the majority of farmers will see poor canola yields this There are just not enough canola plants at Day As each day this canola crop isnt cor recting Archibald is dealing with the multi ple problems facing his canola crop this year and says only perfect weather con ditions will bring him the yield hes hop ing Its a very poor There seems to be poor there has been some cutworm damage in some says With it not looking so I know a lot of people are re examining what their projections are going to be this Canola was off to such a poor it had Archibald and several of his neighbours start In the end we decided to replant less than 10 per cent of our says who replanted with a green feed crop because of a shortage of hay as Its often better to hope for the best than to Denton Barkman runs a smaller farm south of Killarney with only a small piece of land dedicated to but the crops poor condition has him trying hard to be Im hoping it will recover and well have timely When you have it always sets the plant back canola will recover more than some other crops Barkman I have to be otherwise you dont stay in this Barkman says his bottom line wont be affected as much as many of his neighbours because he has diversified farm to fall back If just the canola was bad and the rest of the crops were it wouldnt affect us that Barkman Brandon Suns Forecast i9OO565Wcathir Weather On Demand Hie j Weather I Western Manitoba Forecast Cloudy with showers in the morning with thunderstorms developing in the afternoon pop Winds easterly becoming southeasterly High Humidex Tonight Mainly clear with cloudy Low Saturday High Low Monday High Low I UV forecast Todays UV index Time to burn I Skies today tonight Tomorrow Mainly sunny with cloudy High Low Sunday High Low Trough H High pressure L Low pressure Canada today Calgary Churchill sunny Edmonton Estevan Istorms Dauphin showers Fredericlon cloudy Halifax cloudy Kapuskasg Lethbridge Moncton Montreal North Bay Ottawa Albert Sunrise Sunset Moonrise Moonset C O July 10 July 17 July 24 Aug01 I Brandons almanac today Temperature High Low Normal Record Last year Yesterday 25 Precipitation Todays Normals Yesterday 0 mm Ts VI Dauphin Showers Russell oalLake irms Mlnnedosa 0 Carbeny Tstorms Winnipeg Partly sunny 9 ten BRANDON Tstorms Portage la Prairie Partly sunny Klllamey Bismarck Boston Chicago Dallas Denver Fargo Houston tstorms tstorms tstorms Angeles Miami tstorms New York tstorms Phoenix windy Salt Lake Ctstorms San Diego Seattle showers Tucson tstorms Washingtontstorms tstorms tstorms tstorms tstorms 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