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Brandon Sun (Newspaper) - June 23, 2002, Brandon, Manitoba Ann Landers dies at 83 IA6 Sunday June 23 2002 Skinner drafted in third round NHL Draft oriBl South Korea advances WorldCupon B2 WINDSOR WEATHER Mayor opposes reserve talks BY ROD NICKEL Brandon Sun Mayor Reg Atkinson is lining up against a recommendation by the citys economic development officer that council start urban reserve negotiations with Sioux The band needs a reserve to build a casino in the Council votes Monday on Marlow Kirtons recommendation that the city write a letter of support to the NDP gov ernment indicating its interest in negoti ating with the Sioux Valley needs municipal sup port for a casino by 1 or it will lose the chance to open a casino in What theyre trying to do is keep it Atkinson Nothings If the majority of council and the majority of people in the city want fine and Im not in favour of I dont think I would ever be in favour of But its unclear if Atkinson can influ ence council to join him in rejecting the Dave Burgess is a supporter of starting Its economic development and we should proceed Burgess Passing the resolution doesnt tie the city to a It only starts Theres just too much demand and acceptance of a casino in the communi Burgess People here wouldnt have to go elsewhere to visit a Maybe we could bring people An urban reserve wouldnt pay prop erty taxes but would pay fees for city ser vices as It isnt certain if a letter of support will ease the bands deadline Kirton says the NDP cabinet holds the final say on whether it suffices to meet the Sending the letter might open the door for a fall plebiscite to settle the Atkinson and a few other councillors have said it should be left to electors to Sioux Valley chief Ken Whitecloud urged council for support June The band has since suspended him after police charged him with being disorder ly in a licenced premises at the Summer No one from the reserve will appear as a delegation before the upcoming Nygard returns to Deloraine Park named after fashion mogul BY DEAN PRITCHARD Brandon Sun DELORAINE Like a long lost international fashion mogul Peter Nygard returned yesterday to the small Manitoba town that first embraced his fam ily 50 years The things that I remember are real kind people who really adopted said in town for the dedication of a new park named in his I think we got a real excellent start with the people of Nygard donated for the park and tshirts for the town to I was told that Deloraine was building this park and asked if I could make a donation It was a no brainer to he I have always said in this world you have to learn to do three things how to make how to keep money and how to spend I think I am in that spending mode now and you start looking at nice ways of doing Community members hope Nygard located in a former CP Rail will become a tourist The park features a plaque honouring Nygard and 60 world For one brief Deloraine became the fashion capital of Canada as Nygard unveiled his latest clothing line during a slick fashion show at the Models included a mix of Winnipeg pros and local talent as well as Nygirds own and former supermodel Beverly More than 500 people turned BRUCE SUN alia daughter of internationally known fashion mogul Peter models the first selection of clothing through Nygard Park in the heart of Deloraine yesterday out for the parks dedication and fashion being a person of his it has created some interest in the said mayor Brian We appreciate the support he gave to the park The fashion show itself and the fact he is here really added to Nygard and his family spent only four months in Deloraine after emigrating from Finland in 1952 but his time there shaped forever his view of Canada and its he Arriving with Nygards father got a job at a bak Community members sewed blankets for the the local United Church minister helped the children with their At members practised Finlands national anthem for weeks to make the family feel It made us Nygard When the family prepared to leave a few months later for better opportunities the community offered to buy the town bakery for Deloraine showed us what western Canadian hospitality is all he They made us believe in this Nygard said his humble beginnings in Deloraine kept him grounded during his phenomenal rise in the fashion I dont think I ever became rich in the sense of someone who is born into said who is worth an estimated mil SEE RESIDENTS PAGE A2 Hilkka mother of Peter wipes her eyes during a dedication ceremony at a new park named for her son in Deloraine BRUCE BRANDON SUN Terror suspect a quiet man neighbours BvARPONBASU Canadian Press MONTREAL All things including the fact that he is suspected of being a Adel Tobbichis behav iour was typically quiet and his neighbours said Tobbichi was arrested Friday night in Montreal in response to an extradition request by He is suspected of links to a European terrorist ring alleged to have plotted a bomb ing of the embassy in the RCMP His neighbours at the low income apartment building in eastend Montreal where Tobbichi lived said the Algerian native was a quiet type who kept to Do you think hes going to come talk to us asked the building who has only been working there since the begin ning of June and like others at the apartment asked to be identi fied only his first Not The building said Tobbichi was but nothing He came and said hi and and that was she He wasnt the type to talk to The tenants dont know All we know is whats been on Christiane would not share any other saying the RCMP told her not to speak to The RCMP was not available for comment SEE TOBBICHI PAGE A2 INSIDE Classified FOR SALE 2piece black china cabinet Details under LOCAL WORLD EDITORIAL HOMES SPORTS 8 SENIORS WHATS 750 tax included o 61 9156 6 Iranian earthquake kills at least 500 ASSOCIATED PRESS The search continues for bodies in Abdareh which was destroyed by an earthquake that killed more than 50 in the in Qazvin located 280 kilometres southwest of BY AFSHIN VALINEJAD Associated Press Iran A powerful earth quake yesterday flattened nearly 100 remote mountain villages in northwestern killing at least 500 injuring more than and leaving thousands Most of the known deaths occurred in the town of BouinZahra in the province of the epicentre of the magnitude 6 Irans official Islamic Republic News The quake struck at local time when most people were still in their homes of stone and The structures are prone to collapse in the regions frequent often burying occupants in the Among the worst hit places was the tiny village of about 225 kilometres west of the The quake toppled Abdarehs demolished 40 homes and left at least 20 people The only thing not damaged was the hilltop I came all the way to say hello to them and now I am here to bury said Abbas who had driven from Tehran yesterday to visit his All nine of his relatives in Abdareh died in the About 45 families lives in a village surrounded by A bulldozer his face obscured by said he had retrieved at least 10 bodies from the Eightyearold Qulam Alavi could not stop crying as he stood in front of the home where both his parents A senior Qazvin government speaking to staterun said 177 bodies had been Throughout the swath of quakeravaged soldiers and civilian rescuers dug through the retrieving the dead and looking for Work continued after sundown as the warm daytime tem peratures turned SEE DEADLY PAGE A2 FOR HOME DELIVERY CALL 727052 ;