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Brandon Sun (Newspaper) - June 27, 2002, Brandon, Manitoba Thursday June 27 2002 We have a HUGE SELECTION of Grad coursages Sunset Showroom at 601 9th MB 4Factory Direct Hardwood Flooring 4 Hardwood Refinishlng 4 Area Rugs 204 7263323 Toll Free 18776991935 Brazil advances Markets drop in wake of scandal People arent panicking as stock markets but they are becoming says Darrell Theyre when will it end When will we get back to observes the Brandon certified financial planner of Assante Financial Stock markets closed mixed yesterday after investors were sent reeling by corporate Americas latest accounting which could turn out to be the biggest corporate fraud Former Nasdaq darling WorldCom announced Tuesday that it disguised billion in expenses last year and early in American indexes pulled back from steep declines but the Toronto index was dragged down by three of its major BCE and Royal For the average it means if you havent got the stomach for the you should review with a planner where you should If you can stomach sit tight and try to get through says Heather certi fied financial planner with Barkers says she had nt received a single call yester day from a client worried about the market Just hold out for the long she You go for a ride and stay on Grant regional direc tor of Investors Were not getting any panic calls at You dont want to be selling when you have a market like Young investors who buy funds through dollarcost aver aging can actually benefit from the Tymoschuk Thats a system of investing a fixed amount per fund regardless of its When the price the investor gets more units for the same Theyre able to buy units on Tymoschuk Older investors have less time to wait for funds to Tymoschuk but they are often more calm about market Investors can reduce expo sure by investing in equity stocks not affected by the WorldCom scandal or fixedincome invest ments like Juliak SEE DESPITE PAGE A4 BRUCE SUN Brandon Police Services Jay Palmer looks down at his canine who has been fitted with a new K9 Storm body armour vest purchased by the Ashern schools ProtectaDog Students raise money for police dogs body armour By DEAN PRITCHARD Brandon Sun A police dogs best friend may just be four young kids from Brandon Police Services newest canine member Scout is sporting his own custom made body armour thanks to Heather her brother Julie Anderson and Dana Calling themselves ProtectA or the group raised more than for the bullet proof protective Those dogs protect us and I think its our turn to protect says The club will formally present Scout and handler Jay Palmer with the new vest July 3 at Brandon Police Service head a twoyearold Belgian is one of two Brandon police dogs and the first Brandon dog to be equipped with a protec tive The vest is supplied by K9 a Winnipeg company that specializes in canine body Last year Heather successfully appealed to a organization called VestADog to supply her dad a dog handler with Manitoba a vest for his dog I was worried that maybe some day that during his duties Duke might get shot or stabbed or Heather SEE PUPILS PAGE A2 Business image at city told BY ROD NICKEL Brandon Sun City council risks tainting Brandons business repu tation if it delays construction of two bigbox stores says city manager Glen Council has pushed back a decision on a critical conditional use order for Staples and IGA by two weeks to July Councillors say there are many concerns about the South End including drainage and the proposed posi tion of the new It sends out some messages about being open for so Im concerned about our Laubenstein Delaying it once is not he but adds that developers generally prefer a quick rejection to a drawnout Deputy mayor Rick Chrest says his intent isnt to but improve the we dont want to send out the message that were slamming in to its delayed for some benevolent who is also a director of the Brandon Area Planning says positioning the new stores along 14th east of Canadian facing 18th would limit commercial devel opment possibilities for land between 14th and Retail stores thrive when clus says who manages a furniture Wes owner of South End says the stores should be moved south to allow for more We just want the city to real ize theyre missing an opportuni District planner Beth Sanders says there are limited options to move the Moving them south would require construction on a site thats now a Laubenstein says its not pos sible to build on the marsh with out major dollars and chang ing the areas drainage It would also hide the stores from view of 18th Street Its unclear whether the pro posed project will be any differ ent when council takes a second look next City staff are using the delay to try mitigating neighbours Aberdeen resident Ross Eastley says hes pleased the city has agreed to build a walking path but also wants a way to restrict traffic from outside of the Another Canadian Tire dealer Merv says hes satisfied the developer has addressed his Shindico Realty wants to create a 14th Street access for most trucks and has agreed not to narrow the Aberdeen he These businesses should attract a percentage of them will shop with me Council approved a subdivi sion of the property this The project still requires subdivi sion approval by the planning district board July Officials with Shindico and the engineering company work ing on the project couldnt be INSIDE 0 6 56 750 tax included EDITORIAL THATS SPORTS Mideast peace plan overshadows G8 talks BY ROBERT Russo Canadian Press The G8 leaders spent the first day of their yesterday talking about the global econom ic freer the war in Afghanistan and a plan to help Russia dispose of most of its weapons of mass But the discussions inside the meeting room in this remote mountain resort were largely drowned out by the buzz outside over the controversial Mideast peace plan put forward by President George Prime Minister Jean Chretien said he reached an agreement with Russian President Vladimir Putin on a proposal to help the country eliminate much of its chemical and biological arsenal under the terms of treaty signed recently between the and Details werent provided for the which was to receive final approval last but it involves the paying half the money to pay for the destruction of the and an extra two years for Russia to SEE CHRETIEN PAGE A4 OPEN CANADA DAY IFOR CALl 0527 ;