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Brandon Sunday (Newspaper) - May 27, 1990, Brandon, Manitoba Soccer kicks finds widespread 9 festival for the potatoes Fth see fun Man chases crown76 in fear worn violence 17 weather sunny today and monday Page 2 May Rafferty review panel delays Public hearings Sun staff Regina up the Independent Raffert Alameda review panel has decided it needs More information before holding Public hearings on the troubled dam pro the five member review panel issued a draft information request Friday listing 36 questions it wants answered before it can proceed to Public hearings on the project in Southeastern Sas Katche wans Souris River the delay Means Federal approval of the dam could not be granted until fall at the in its the panel made no reference to the controversy sur rounding work that is continuing on the under an agreement signed by Ottawa and the most work on the Rafferty and Alameda dams was stopped during the panel review ordered by the Federal court in the province subsequently resumed work on several aspects of the project not specifically men news line searchers look for lost rider red up Rescue workers continued their search saturday for a Man who was swept Down a swollen River in West Central Alberta after slipping off his horse Friday the Man was trying to Cross the Hummingbird about 110 Kilometres West of Rocky Mountain when the Accident the unusually High Waters swept the Man downstream to the ram Rescue teams failed to find the Man after extensive searches by helicopter and on two horses Are also miss ing and presumed a second Man with the party was picked up by helicopter on the opposite Side of the Security forces kill 8 in Pakistan Pakistan a pakistani Security forces waged a gun Battle sat urday with residents of Hyderabad poorest neigh leaving at least 18 people dead and More than 200 police and witnesses As Security troops cordoned off the area and prepared to conduct Housetop House the fighting spread to other parts of the Sec on largest City in Southern Singh 1416 2 911 12 i Iii which part of the cubic Cen is the Noodle the key thing is to shut this Down until the assessment can be properly carried critic Gerry Mckinney toned in the prompting concern by project opponents and Federal including former Federal environment minister Lucien Gerry chair of the ant Rafferty friends of the Valley said he was Happy to hear the panel is taking such a wide ranging approach to its but the task at hand is to halt construction on the he the key thing is to shut this Down until the assessment can be properly carried a spokesperson for the Souris Valley water which supports the could not be reached for comment saturday the panels request for information is based on a four month review of existing studies of the the information will be gathered by the Federal Environ ment department in conjunction with the Souris Basin development the provincial Agency responsible for the the panel wants to know More about various aspects of the pro including water wildlife and recreational the panel has also decided to commission a study of the social impacts of the said Linda executive Secretary for the panel members will tour the area next month and hold open House meetings in Souris and the Public has 30 Days to respond to the draft information before the panel draws up a final chamber knocks property tax hikes by Dave rider Sun staff the provinces property re assessment scheme is faulty and unfairly burdens 18th Street Busi charges the Brandon chamber of we feel the assessments Are not said chamber vice president Bob Mazer in an inter View there Are variances in Dif Ferent parts of the City and on 18th Street they used Only one test Sale to determine the 1985 Market Mazer said the Selling Price of the 557squaremetre foot parcel of land was not a True Guage of Market value because the pers Quarfoot Price is generally lower on bigger some owners Are paying too much because the Market value on some properties has dropped since said officials at the provinces assessment office were not Avail Able saturday for the reassessment scheme recently skyrocketed 1990 municipal property taxes on Many com Mercial and rental while taxes on most Homes went Down or stayed the business on 18th Street were hit the Mazer with in creases of up to 75 per cent costing some owners tens of thousands of i know of a property owner who rate went from to he has a renter whose Busi Ness cannot generate that kind of there has to be a re said the which met with disgruntled business owners Fri plans to provide its members with comparable tax rates As am munition to fight the Mazer also criticized Brandon City which voted not phase the new system in Over three see Boro Tsik 2 Par for the course Sun photo by Desmond Murray Jacqueline Smit has trouble putting the Beachall the pylons for masses mashers in the corporate Challenge Satur a record 27 teams of 10 members competed in various raising close to for the team of kids and company topped the earning for the special olympics and United fun just beginning for pair of by grads by Dave rider Sun staff the honeymoon is Over is a phrase some might say to univer sity graduates about to enter the workforce but it certainly Doest apply to Arnold and Shan non just a week after they walked up the the classmates crossed the Westman Centennial auditorium saturday afternoon to accept their education degrees at Brandon University Spring con we knew the convocation Date and set the wedding around said his parents were coming out Here from Ontario so it just made sense to have the two events at the same wearing identical White and Gold the grinning newlyweds traded barbs and affectionate glances after the Towanda half hour it was such a let me Tell said of his Fiancee presence in one of their final year i liked to sit Down with my buddies you joke and it was pretty Tough with her sitting shot but if it want for me you never would have gotten a lot of the you were hardly Ever a native of she received her Bachelor of education degree who originally from earned his teaching the pair were among 350 graduates to pick up degrees in music and education Dur ing two at the afternoon economist Thomas recipient of the alumni distinguished service praised the school and its staff while putting current funding Sun photo by Pam Doyle glads Arnold and Shannon Hein show off their Brandon University Knowles presented an honorary doctorate of Laws to former bran Don Sun publisher Lew Whitehead for his dedication to the the newspaper Trade and the who was named honorary president of the class of 90 by the graduating heaped Praise on the students and the education offered by the univer the education now is More thorough and More effect he earlier saturday he recon located six of his fellow class of 30 we knew the convocation Date and set the wedding around his parents were coming out Here from Ontario so it just made sense to have the two events at the same of newlywed Grad Shannon Hein worries in when he graduated from bran Don College in the Spring of the Baptist Church had Cut off fund and nobody knew if the school would reopen in the we didst dream for a moment the College would die and it he Chancellor emeritus Stanley Quebec govt must Bend on says Filmon Ottawa up Quebec must agree to equal Senate or to a Sunset clause on its veto Over changes to the upper chamber if it wants Manitoba to pass the Meech Lake constitutional Premier Gary Filmon said and any such changes must have the same Force As the Accord on the ratification deadline of june the Manitoba Leader told reporters after a private meeting with prime minister Brian Mulroney aimed at salvaging the if we do not see the changes that we believe Are absolutely essential then we will not proceed with Meech Lake in the Manitoba said who argued that the documents amending formula requiring unanimous provincial consent for Senate Reform makes meaningful change almost Filmon was the fifth Premier and first of the three dissidents to visit Mulroney since the prime minister announced series of one none sessions with provincial on Mulroney spent his 17th wedding anniversary meeting with British Columbia Premier Bill Vander gala and Sas Katche wans Grant Mulroney said he Hopes to report to the premiers As Early As Sjon aay when he wraps up the series with a visit of Sprai Quebec Premier Flo feet Bourassa on whether he win pail a first minis ters for Home delivery Call 7270527 or toll free 17275 111 within 100mile radius

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