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Brandon Sun (Newspaper) - July 4, 2002, Brandon, Manitoba A4 BRANDON July 2002 IN BRIEF Cyclist promotes antidrug program Stan a 60yearold trench fry and inventor is pedalling across Canada in aid of drug abuse Wawzonek arrives in Brandon Saturday morning when he is expected to meet with local RCMP Wawzonek is raising money for the Drug Abuse Resistance Education DARE RCMP officers deliver the program in Grade 5 and 6 teaching students about the dangers of substance abuse and how to combat peer Thief tried to steal ear on Street City police are investigating an attempted automobile theft Tuesday in the 100block of 10th A drivers window was smashed and the steeling column Bandits steal tobacco from gas station A smash and grab at the First Street Shell Circle K netted thieves approxi mately in pouch tobacco early yesterday Police were called to the gas bar at and found a window had been smashed with a The theft is still under Boissevain RCMP seek tips Boissevain RCMP are asking for the publics assistance in two recent break and On June 30 at about 3 a masked intruder broke into the Cherry Inn bar before being scared off by an The suspect is described as between 5foot9 and 6 feet tall and wearing dark clothes and a In a separate suspects broke into the B E Stop n Shop Store shortly before 1 July 2 and stole an automated banking Anyone with information on these crimes is asked to contact their local RCMP office or Crime Stoppers at 1 Uhryniuk stays at Marquis helm The Marquis Project has reelected Louise Uhryniuk of Minnedosa as board president for New vicepresident is Jim Naylor of Returning as secretary and treasurer are Lyall Campbell of Brandon and David McConkey of respec At the recent annual general meet ing the project reported finishing the year with a small Ukrainian ag specialists visit A group of agriculture specialists from Ukraine are in Russell this morn ing taking a look at production and marketing techniques used in beef and forage Their provincial tour is part of a Canadian International Development Agency exchange program meant to share knowledge and skills which could improve the production of beef and forage in the The tour includes visits to many of the provinces agribusiness research demonstration auction seed farms and Hutterite It wraps up Sun Quebec restricting pesticide use QUEBEC Pesticide use in Quebec cities will be dramatically cur tailed as of September when the province enacts some of the toughest regulations in the Environment Minister Andre Boisclair released new rules yesterday that prohibit the use of the most harm ful pesticides on provincial and munici pally owned These restrictions will apply in three years to the lawns of ordinary Beyond the environment and the principles of good its the protection of Quebecers health thats the most Boisclair Theres more to fear from cancer than from The rules would be among the most restrictive in the Theyre being imposed a little more than a year after the Supreme Court of Canadas land mark ruling allowing and other municipalities to ban the use of lawn Quebecs rules prohibit the interior and exterior use of all pesticides near daycare schools and summer camps because of the vulnerability of children to the ingredients in The governmental measures wont affect Penalties will range between and Press Mark polls riding to decide if he should jump to Tories OTTAWA The only remaining member of the Canadian Alliance rebels who broke with their party has put his fate in the hands of his Inky the MP for the northwest Manitoba riding of DauphinSwan said he will analyze the results of con stituency polling before deciding whether to join Joe Clarks 1 have always been a democrat and I will let the people Mark told the Winnipeg Free Press in an Mark said the other factor for him will be whether the Tories approve proposals to marry key policies with the Inky Mark will stay an Independent until after the August PC convention because Inky Mark needs to know the reform package the Tories have put up will be Mark plans to attend the PC convention in Edmonton as an although his wife will have full delegate Manitoba Tory MP Rick Borotsik said he fully expects Mark will return to the party he left to ran with the Reform party in If who currently sits as an formally joined the the Tories would move into a tie with the NDP in the Commons with 14 Inky is a very methodical individual I believe very strongly that the approval of the reform package will be a cornerstone of his Borotsik Press Alberta repairman fixed Bushs treadmill SHERWOOD When the worlds most powerful leader needed to get back on track during the G8 an Alberta man was called on to do the Repairman Brett Smith was the one officials turned to when President George Bush needed his treadmill fixed aboard Air Force One last told the Edmonton Journal he got a rare tour of the presi dents Boeing 747 and even sat in Bushs tan leather office chair during the house call at Calgary What are the odds that I would get from a million me with an obscure I what are the odds said a muscular with a wide There arent many foreign nationals allowed on this They Youre probably the first in this room and in that When Bush arrived in Calgary last week to join other world leaders at the G8 summit in his staff found that his motorized treadmill had conked one of a handful of area treadmill got the call at his home last Wednesday from a health club contact in Utah who had been asked by presidential staff for an Alberta Smith raced to Calgary Thursday After passing through three security checks and metal detectors on the he got onto the fished out his tools and replaced the motor which translates the console setting to the motorized But it still did not go and the prospect of failure led to a rising Then he overheard staff talking about how they dismantled the tread mill for storage and he guessed some of the wiring had been damaged in the He was CANADIAN PRESS The Reesor left to right and and Allan pose for a photo in their home in A mother and father who were reunited with their kidnapped fiveyear old son struggled to deal with the aftermath of the Family recovers from sons kidnapping ordeal A man accused of kidnapping a fiveyearold boy has been given one week to get a Rene Michael was remanded into custody yesterday until July when he is expected to make a LaRochelle is charged with kidnap being unlawfully in a dwelling and theft of a motor Aaron Reesor vanished early Sunday during a goingaway party his parents held for a coworker in the southern Alberta town of Adams said yester day it was a relief to have her son back Sunday was the worst day of my life because I thought Id never see my son she said while sitting at a playground near the courthouse with Aaron on her While I dont think he ever set out to hurt Aaron or because I dont think he really knew what he was I think he should pay for taking my son and stealing my car and putting my family through Aaron was found some 800 kilome tres away on huddled inside his parents stolen car parked in down town Police said he wasnt but was tired and hun gry Man will have case reviewed WINNIPEG A man who thought Pierre Trudeau was out to get him when he killed his roommate 20 years ago will go before a review board in which will decide if he must remain in a mental His Greg said John Francis was sent back to the Selkirk Mental Health Centre after the conclusion of his longdelayed sec onddegree murder trial for the death of Gerald Kahanovitch in who has spent 20 years in various was declared not criminally responsible for the slaying by Associate Chief Justice Jeffrey The Canadian Press erroneously reported June 21 that OBrien was also found guilty of seconddegree but in fact Oliphant found only that he had committed the act that formed the basis of the Brodsky said OBrien would have preferred to return to Stony Mountain where he spent the first 10 of his 20 years in custody since the 1982 He had more rights and better living conditions there than at the men tal Anybody would see theres some thing wrong with that he OBrien also spent time at the Regional Psychiatric Centre in Saskatoon and the psychiatric ward of the Health Sciences centre in Winnipeg before finally ending up in Oliphant noted the irony of OBriens as he fought the Crowns attempt to have him declared not criminally responsible for the preferring prison over He believed his roommate was a member of a conspiracy led by the late former prime minis a conspiracy OBrien referred to as the fingerprint He was diagnosed as a paranoid schizophrenic with delusional thinking yet Selkirk initially refused to accept him as a claiming it lacked appropriate I cannot conclude without observ ing how unfortunate and shameful it is that a person as mentally ill as OBrien had to spend a considerable amount of while awaiting his in Stony Mountain the judge One cant help but won der whether OBriens present con dition might have been different had he been treated in a hospital rather than imprisoned in a OBrien was found fit to stand trial after Trudeaus A psychiatrist said his condition improved after the man he had feared for so long was Press Press SIRLOIN RIBEYE 3 liillfilj Why Experiment with your lawn Get the Professionals Liquid Fertilizer and Weed Control on 7261999 Worlds Greatest naracis NO GST On furniture mattresses SALE PRICES On Appliances Electronics Do Not Pay Until 2003 Incredible Value SAFARI SOFA No other value like Contemporary styling with braided Includes fringed throw Loveseats at Chair At both Brandon locations Golf Scramble 2002 PERFORMANCEPIUS Our Perforance 1277th Street Free Delivery within Manitoba The BRICK 7274366 Toll Free 18009913636 Golf Scramble 2002 PreApprowMor Peicecl Mind idlt Union Ltd in Our Community Visit a branch or call TeleService 5712928 or 18779378622 GOLF SCRAMBLE 2OO2 Robinson Lighting Bath Centre 420 Van Home Avenue Manitoba R7A1C9 204 7251968 Fax 204 7260888 Summer Sizzle Sale 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