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Brandon Sun (Newspaper) - June 29, 2002, Brandon, Manitoba V4 BRANDON June 2002 IN BRIEF Eleanor Kidd Gardens open Monday Two years in the Eleanor Kidd Gardens will offi cially open on Canada The located between 18th Street North and Riverbank Discovery include a performance stroll garden and fountain featuring a bronze sculpture by Glenboro artist Peter The gardens are also home to Order of the Eastern Stars Millennium They cost in provincial and private The grand opening takes place at Engineers ratify oneyear contract Manitoba operating engineers have ratified a new oneyear contract with the Construction Labour Relations Association of The settlement diffuses a dispute over PCL Constructors hiring of a nonunion operator for the tower crane at the Brandon Regional Health Centre construction The contract leaves employers the right to contract out some It also includes language that requires contractors to try hiring a union crane operator before a nonunion work er in the At the hospital a union crane operator has replaced the former who remains on the site performing other says spokesman Garth Rice of International Union of Operating Local There really is no no No damage from propane leak Its business as usual at Morris Industries following a propane leak late Thursday A hose on a propane tank at the Minnedosa business rup tured but was replaced by Superior Propane the same Three employees were in the building at the Plant manager Dale Evans said the leak was minor and there was no damage other than the ruptured Members of the Minnedosa fire department responded and shut off the The leak forced the brief closure of a road into Community centre vandalized The East End Community Centre in Brandon was broken into and vandalized Thursday police The culprits discharged a fire extinguisher throughout the inside of the according to and made off with a pair of butcher Police have no Jeep reported stolen A Jeep was reported stolen from the 100 block of 13th Street in Brandon Thursday night or early yesterday The 1990 Jeep Cherokee Laredo is purple with Manitoba licence plate number DJM Sun INTRODUCING Millions in forgotten funds sit dormant in Bank of Canada BY DEAN BASSETT Cranbrook Daily Townsman Almost million in unclaimed cash is sitting dormant in the Bank of Earlier this week there were unclaimed sums of money retained by the Bank of including a 51 yearold bank balance from the Cranbrook District Cooperative Amounts under are held for another 10 If they go unclaimed they get transferred to the Receiver Accounts with more than remain with Bank of Canada The society has from an account last used Harry operations manager for the Bank of said trust companies and chartered banks such as Scotiabank and Royal Bank will hold a dormant account for 10 After the initial 10year the money is transferred to the Bank of The Cranbrook societys account was transferred on A lot of the accounts are small amount like or said But some of the balances are quite over The Bank of Canada pays per cent interest on accounts it holds for the first 10 Ivey suspects a lot of the small amounts received by the bank come from accounts peo ple forget when they One account we had was from a professional hockey player who was traded all over the place and forgot about he Immigrants who return to their coun try of origin also leave behind a num ber of dormant Theres just waiting to be Ivey Three people work fulltime deal ing with the letters and phone inquiries the bank receives year ly from people looking for old People can also search the Bank of Canadas Web site with no hyphens for dor mant accounts under their But the bank doesnt just hand over cash to any body who makes a Ivey said people making a claim nv proof ink refugee deal BY COLIN PERKEL Canadian Press NIAGARA Canada and the United States signed a preliminary agreement yesterday that will allow them to turn back refugees arriving through one of the countries at the Canadian refugee groups immediately denounced the deal as harmful for those fleeing perse The socalled safe thirdcoun try long resisted by the meets a United Nations convention that no coun try is obliged to accept asylum seekers arriving from a nation where they face no Its not a matter of shopping for the country that you its a matter of escaping the oppres sion that you said Deputy Prime Minister John For Washington argued against such an accord given that the United States would end up with the bulk of the refugee About 60 per cent of the refugees who arrive in Canada each year come via the and half of those fail in their claims in this a far lower rate than those who come under the auspices of the It suggests there are other things going said who insisted neither country would be any less welcoming to those fleeing But Winnipeg immigration lawyer David Matas said there is absolutely no need for the Its a sad day for said who called the American which even Amnesty International has criti much harsher than The detains we We give more people fair Even worse is being sent back into and that is more In Immigration Minister Denis Coderre rejected the Canada wont shut its bor he Although final details of the accord have yet to be worked Canada would retain the right to select up to 200 refugees a year turned away by the Coderre The agreement would make some exceptions for fam and give priority to keeping both married and samesex cou ples Criminals would be deported within rather than The accord is part of a 30 point smart border program outlined in December by Manley and the American director of homeland Tom who has been respon sible for publicsecurity issues since the terrorist attacks on the last outlined sev eral other areas of substantive progress in the border They include more coopera tion to identify highrisk travellers and a fastlane program for those deemed low Progress has also been made on smoothing the way for trust worthy companies which make justintime crossborder deliv Perrin president of Canadian Manufacturers and said he was very pleased by the Its a sign that the two gov ernments are taking the issue seri ously and are moving very quick Beatty said from While tighter antiterrorism measures were considered crucial after last falls concerns arose about the free flow of goods and services given the importance of crossborder The tighter measures led to massive lineups at some cross HOLIDAY CLOSINGS All Brandon including will close their doors to observe the Canada Day SHOPPING Shoppers The Town Zellers and Canadian Tire will be dosed on July Both Safeway the Real Canadian West End IGA and North Hill IGA will also be closed on Canada Stans IGA at 139 Victoria will open from 10 to 10 All Macs and Mohawk Stop n Shop will be YOUR NEWSPAPER The Brandon Sun will not publish on July LIQUOR Manitoba Liquor Marts and the Manitoba Liquor Control Commissions Head Office will be closed on July All licensed premises in the province may be open for liquor service on Canada All privately operated liquor vendors in rural Manitoba are subject to arrangements within their own POSTAL SERVICE Canada Post offices will be closed on July 1 and there will be no regular collection or delivery of mail on that private post offices will be open according to the hours of ser vice of the host Normal operations will resume on July Customers wishing further information may call our Customer Contact Centre toll free at CITY BUSES The Brandon Transit Transit Information Transit Office and HandiTransit will not be operating on July GARBAGE The Sanitation Department will not be operating on July The fiveday refuse collection cycle will move forward one making July 2 day The Eastview landfill site is open Sunday and Monday from 11 to The ECO Centre is closed Sundays and Statutory MEDICAL SERVICES Shoppers Drug 899 18th will be open Monday from 8 to Brandon Clinic West is open today from 10 to 4 and Sunday and Monday from noon to 4 Call Richmond WalkIn 1100 Richmond is open today from 9 to 2 Call The Brandon Regional Health Authority can be reached at TRAVEL Greyhound Bus Lines has no schedule changes for the holiday but Grey Goose buses departing at 8 for and from Minnedosa to Russell will not be running on Please call the bus depot at 7270643 for more Happy My Check out tomonows paper for some ideas on where you can attend Canada Day GOVERNMENT The Provincial City Hall and the Civic Services Complex will be dosed on July 1 for the Canada Day May 16 May 30 June 13 June 27 July 11 July 25 104872 127723 122703 101988 Must be of legal drinking For no putchasc deloili all 1888 INCOME AND ROYALTY TRUSTS can be ideal investments to help increase the overall return on your if you can accept a higher level of Possible projected yields of 8 and To learn more about Income and Royalty Trusts and how they may benefit you contact us by Phone Jason Corbett 2049469228 Fax 2049469236 Email ross [email protected] or send attached coupon to ScotiuMt 200 Portage Suite 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