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Brandon Sunday (Newspaper) - May 27, 1990, Brandon, Manitoba Soccer kicks women a league finds widespread acceptance Page 9 Carberry festival for the potatoes /5 Frisbee fun . Man chases Crown /6 living in fear women and violence la Wylie 61915 weather sunny today and monday details Page 2 35c May 27, 1990 Quebec govt must Bend on Meech says Filmon Ottawa up a Quebec must agree to an elected a a 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 Accord Premier Gary Filmon said saturday. And any such changes must have the same Force As the Accord on the ratification deadline of june 23, the Manitoba Leader told reporters after a private meeting with prime minister Brian Mulroney aimed at salvaging the Accord. A if we do not see the changes that we believe Are absolutely essential then we will not proceed with Meech Lake in the Manitoba legislature a said Filmon who argued that the documents amending formula requiring unanimous provincial consent for Senate Reform makes meaningful change almost impossible. Filmon was the fifth Premier a and first of the three dissidents a to visit Mulroney since the prime minister announced a series of one on one sessions with provincial leaders. On saturday Mulroney spent his 17th wedding anniversary meeting with Filmon British Columbia Premier Bill Vander Zalm and Saskatchewan a Grant Devine. Mulroney said he Hopes to report to the premiers As Early As monday a when he wraps up the series with a visit from Quebec Premier Robert Bourassa a on whether he will Call a first ministers conference. News line searchers look for lost rider red Deer Alta. Up a 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 afternoon. The Man was trying to Cross the Hummingbird River about 110 Kilometres West of Rocky Mountain House when the Accident occurred. The unusually High Waters swept the Man downstream to the ram River. Rescue teams failed to find the Man after extensive searches by helicopter and on foot. Two horses Are also missing and presumed drowned. A second Man with the party was picked up by helicopter on the opposite Side of the River. Security forces kill 18 in Pakistan Hyderabad Pakistan apr pakistani Security forces waged a gun Battle saturday with residents of Hyderabad a poorest neighbourhood leaving at least 18 people dead and More than 200 wounded police and witnesses said. As Security troops cordoned off the area and prepared to conduct House to House searches the fighting spread to other parts of the second largest City in Southern Singh province. Inside classified. Editorials. Entertainment lifestyle. Local. Manitoba. Sports. To comics. 14-16 4ii 7,8 2,32 9-1112 Kman a dad which part of the Chicken is the Noodle a Rafferty review panel delays Public hearings Sun staff Regina up a the Independent Rafferty Alameda review panel has decided it needs More information before holding Public hearings on the troubled dam project. 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 $140-million project in Southeastern Saskatchewan a Souris River Basin. The delay Means Federal approval of the dam could not be granted until fall at the earliest. In its draft the panel made no reference to the controversy surrounding work that is continuing on the project. Under an agreement signed by Ottawa and the province most work on the Rafferty and Alameda dams was stopped during the panel review ordered by the Federal court in december. The province subsequently resumed work on several aspects of the project not specifically men a the key thing is to shut this Down until the assessment can be properly carried a Rafferty critic Gerry Mckinney toned in the agreement prompting concern by project opponents and Federal officials including former Federal environment minister Lucien Bouchard. Gerry Mckinney chair of the anti Rafferty friends of the Valley group said he was Happy to hear the panel is taking such a wide ranging approach to its assessment. But the task at hand is to halt construction on the Mega project he said. A the key thing is to shut this Down until the assessment can be properly carried a spokesperson for the Souris Valley water commission which supports the project could not be reached for comment saturday evening. The panels request for information is based on a four month review of existing studies of the project. The information will be gathered by the Federal environment department in conjunction with the Souris Basin development Agency the provincial Agency responsible for the dam. The panel wants to know More about various aspects of the project including water Quality fish wildlife and recreational uses. The panel has also decided to commission a study of the social impacts of the project said Linda Jones executive Secretary for the panel. Panel members will tour the area next month and hold open House meetings in Souris and Estavan sask. The Public has 30 Days to respond to the draft information before the panel draws up a final list. Chamber knocks property tax hikes by Dave rider Sun Stair the provinces property reassessment scheme is faulty and unfairly burdens 18th Street businesses charges the Brandon chamber of Commerce. A we feel the assessments Are not Correct a said chamber Vic president Bob Mazer in an interview saturday. A there Are variances in different 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 557-Square-metre 6,000-Square-foot parcel of land was not a True Guage of Market value because the per Square foot Price is generally lower on bigger lots. Also some owners Are paying too much because the Market value on some properties has dropped since 1985, said Mazer. Officials at the provinces assessment office were not available saturday for comment. The reassessment scheme recently skyrocketed 1990 municipal property taxes on Many commercial and rental properties while taxes on most Homes went Down or stayed the same. Business on 18th Street were hit the hardest Mazer said with increases of up to 75 per cent costing some owners tens of thousands of dollars. A i know of a property owner who s rate went from $10,000 to $17,800. He has a renter whose business cannot generate that kind of Revenue. There has to be a reassessment a said Mazer. The chamber which met with disgruntled business owners Friday plans to provide its members with comparable tax rates As ammunition to fight the assessments. Mazer also criticized Brandon s City Council which voted not phase the new system in Over three years. See Boro Tsik in age 2 Jacqueline Smit has trouble putting the Beachall around the pylons for Massey smashers in the corporate Challenge saturday. A record 27 teams of to members competed in various events raising close to $3,000 for charities. The team of cakes kids and company topped the event earning $500 for the special olympics and United Way. Fun just beginning for pair of by grads by Dave rider Sun staff new grads Arnold and Shannon mein show off their Brandon University diplomas. We knew the convocation Date and set the wedding around it. His parents were coming out Here from Ontario so it just made sense to have the two events at the same a newlywed Grad Shannon Hein a the honeymoon is Over is a phrase some might say to University graduates about to enter the workforce a but it certainly does no to apply to Arnold and Shannon Hein. Just a week after they walked up the aisle the classmates crossed the Westman Centennial auditorium saturday afternoon to accept their education degrees a1 Brandon University a Spring convocation. A we knew the convocation Date and set the wedding around it a said Shannon. A this parents were coming out Here from Ontario so it just made sense to have the two events at the same wearing identical Blue White and Gold gowns the grinning newlyweds traded barbs and affectionate glances after the two and a half hour ceremony. A it was such a drag let me Tell you a said Arnold 27, of his Fiancee a presence in one of their final year classes. A i liked to sit Down with my buddies and you know joke around and it was pretty Tough with her sitting Shannon 23. Shot Back a but if it Wasny to for me you never would have gotten a lot of the notes. You were hardly Ever a native of Regina she received her Bachelor of education degree while Arnold who a originally from Hamilton ont., earned his teaching qualifications. The pair were among 350 graduates to pick up degrees in arts science music and education during two ceremonies. At the afternoon session economist Thomas Macleod recipient of the alumni distinguished service award praised the school and its staff while putting current funding worries in perspective. When he graduated from Brandon College in the Spring of 1940, the Baptist Church had Cut off funding and nobody knew if the school would reopen in the fall a we did t dream for a moment the College would die a and it Hasni to he said. Chancellor emeritus Stanley Knowles presented an honorary doctorate of Laws to former Brandon Sun publisher Lew Whitehead for his dedication to the University the newspaper Trade and the arts. Knowles who was named honorary president of the class of �?T90 by the graduating students heaped Praise on the students and the education offered by the University. A the education now is stronger More thorough and More effective a he said. Earlier saturday he re con located six of his fellow class of �?T30 graduates

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