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Brandon Sun (Newspaper) - July 6, 2002, Brandon, Manitoba Canada Roundup sends Canada geese packing for north BRANDON July 2002 A5 BY CRAIG WONG Canadian Press REGINA More than Canada goose goslings began a migration to northern Saskatchewan but theyre making the trip on the back of a The birds were sent packing in Reginas 41st annual goose which aims to reduce the number of waterfowl in the Especially with the young theres a lot of birds out on the lawns eating our flowers and said Bob park naturalist for the Wascana Centre So we try to lower the pop ulation for a short period of time until they start migrating into the Where there are there are And city folk dont take kindly to picnicking alongside We do have a lot of leav ings of the geese especially on the sidewalk through the park and on the grass and people want to use the park in July and along with a group of volunteers and park took three days to round up the young which have yet to start Theyll be taken to a new home at a lake near Cumberland more than 400 kilometres With a lightningquick jab of his Ewart reaches out and grabs a gosling by its wings to demonstrate how to pick it He then loads it into wooden crate designed to hold 10 young Dont put adults in with the theyll trample Ewart warns park staff and vol unteers over the constant protest Volunteer Kevin Haynes said it was a lot more work than he They come to food just like I but Im no sheep said clutching a bag of bread he used as bait to lure the Theyre smarter than I thought they Junko a Japanese exchange was so scared of the geese she couldnt pick CANADIAN PRESS A Canada Goose sticks its head out of a wooden crate at Wascana Centre in Regina More than birds were caught in Reginas 41st annual goose which aims to reduce the number of waterfowl in the them she helped secure them in the wooden The neck is a little bit strange for but its a good she Thousands of Canada geese make their summer home in leaving their mark on park walkways and lawns and on golf courses around the Once it is hoped theyll make the new area their home and return there to nest next Regina isnt the only Canadian city with goose Just about every urban cen tre in North America right now has Canada goose population Ewart Certainly here in Regina weve been doing this for the longest period of time and I think other people are looking at how were doing it and seeing it as a good Last year in the Toronto sub urb of offi cials rounded up about of the honkers and shipped them to a wildlife management area in southwestern jobs spur drop in unemployment rate BY SANDRA CORDON Canadian Press OTTAWA Canadas employment market was redhot in forging more than new while the giant economy was looking rather generating about half that number of new The result Canadas jobless dropped to per cent last down from per cent in while the opposite occurred in the slug gish American job labour reports showed A mere new jobs in the United States last month werent enough to prevent its unemploy ment rate from rising to per cent from Mays per These circumstances are analysts Over die past two the generally has outperformed even during But the current job picture accurately reflects the very differ ent pace of current growth between the two Booming growth in the past six months has set a pace for job creation that hasnt been seen in Canada in more than a dozen said Marc senior economist at Toronto Dominion Fully jobs have been created since a two per cent gain in total Not since the sixmonth peri od ending in February 1988 has so hot a pace of job creation been said This job market just wont he Its sending out a very bullish signal for the Canadian About twothirds of the new jobs are adding to evidence of strong underlying said Pierre senior economist with the Canadian Labour The quality of jobs in this case is just as good as the quanti Fulltime work tends to be better for overall growth because it carries better pay and benefits for While the new jobs created in June were spread across several almost half came in Junes new manufac turing jobs bring this years total gains in the sector to the same number of jobs cut last year when the economic downturn hammered The growth picture looks so good that Royal Bank optimisti cally predicts Canadian econom ic growth of per cent this year and per cent in com pared with per cent and per cent in the Lowincome Canadians late getting GST cheques due to computer glitch OTTAWA A computer glitch will prevent thousands of lowincome Canadians from receiving their GST rebate cheques on the Canada Customs and Revenue Agency said yes The delayed GST credit payments affect said Caroline a national spokeswoman for the A previous report from the agencys Atlantic offices listed the number at We certainly regret any inconve nience and delay in the issuing of these credit payments for those who are affected by Jacques The delay pri marily affects low income the main recipients of the quarterly GST credit pay The computer error applied the credit payments of these recipients against their out standing debts with the agency or other government depart rather than issuing a credit cheque directly to Jacques said the CCRA has the leg islative authority to apply the GST credit payments against certain amounts owed to the agency or certain external govern ment But the agencys policy is to send the GST credit to the individual recipients when their family income is rather than using it against their outstanding Canadian Press Jay Winburn Jeffrey Bales Qualified orthodontists Phone 7270401 Yionell Holdings and HomeLife Home Professional Realty Invite you to an Information Night on the New 55 Plus Life Lease Project Crocus Gardens Monday July 2002 pm at East Port Hall 530 Richmond East Please RSVP to 7265340 or 7269851 BRANDON Heres A Deal You Can Swallow Starting June 2002 and ending July 2002 you have a chance to Win a WATER COOLER AND 2 JUGS OF WATER A MONTH FOR A YEAR courtesy of The Brandon Sun and Pure Water fl Mow Any customer who signs up for a minimum monthly debit or 3 month subscription during this promotion will receive a FREE WATER REFILL If you sign up for a 6 month subscription you will receive TWO FREE WATER REFILL If you sign up for a 12 month subscription you will receive THREE FREE COUPONS redeemable at Pure Water Plus Your name will also be entered into the draw for the Water Cooler If you are a current home subscriber and convert to a monthly debit subscription or add an additional 3 months to your subscription during this promotion you will receive a FREE WATER REFILL as well and get your name entered into the draw for the Water Cooler refill is Deposit required tor water at time of Deposit is refunded upon returning o the water Water coupons will he mailed out upon receipt of payment for sub scriptions upon receipt of cancelled cheque lor monthly debit We carry a full line of Water Distillers Interest Payments for 1 year See store for details Pure Plus 523B 8th Street MB R7A 3X8 204 7269495 Free Delivery Steam Distilled WATER bottle bottle 9 with minerals anjemerqeqcy room SiBH user guide Its not always easy to know if a medical problem needs emergency In some emergency medical treatment is a Other conditions are best dealt with by your family doctor or at a local health How do you decide Understanding how an Emergency Room works may help you decide if you need to go When you a nurse will speak with you and decide the urgency and level of care you need Emergency Heart major severe head severe difficulty breathing due to an allergic reaction or other anytime a patient is severe bleeding Urgent Head injury but still deep foreign body in the eyes or high fever in an infant or chest pain not related to a known heart signs of serious infection Less Urgent Possible back headaches migraines Not Urgent minor sore sinus problems If you think its an emergency or dont hesitate How long will I wait Patients are seen by a doctor in order of not time of Arriving by ambulance does not always mean you will be seen sooner than other How long you wait will depend on how urgently you need care how urgently others in the Emergency Room need care how busy the Emergency Room is when you arrive emergency care Are there other choices Your family local health clinic or Urgent Care Centre Winnipeg may be a better choice to treat mild or chronic back stomach pain minor cuts or burns sore throat or sinus What else can I do Ask about your family doctors regular office hours and afterhours Your doctor knows your family history Many provide 24hour response to their Ensure you and your family have enough prescribed medication over holidays and If you have a chronic keep your regularly scheduled appointments with your Be sure you understand your doctors advice and ask what changes in your condition would require medical If youre not call HealthLinks staffed 24 hours a seven days a week by registered nurses who can answer your Call 7888200 in Winnipeg or 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