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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 14, 1990, Lethbridge, Alberta M the Lethbridge Herald -.monday, May protesters ski pm they ii resist any limitations on abortions Debirk new president of the National action commit tee on the status of the Ottawa crowd. A half dozen anti abortion demonstrators prayed prompting Denise Lachance of the Ottawa pro Choice network to say we have to make it Clear to these bigots that they re not Welcome Here and we have to keep them on their Knees we Don i want abortion in our nation we Don t want it in our Helen who walked across Canada to protest against abortion told uie Halifax demonstration. _ the anti abortion crowd marched from the com Mons a Park in Central Halifax to three hospitals grouped toddlers to seniors they linked hands and encircled Victoria general Grace maternity and Izaak Walton Killam hospitals. About 50 abortion rights supporters gathered in a Scarb y Park. At the other end of the people carried Coal hangers through Vancouver to demonstrate their horror at the Prospect of abortions. It is abhorrent and disgusting that women across the world use coat said Joy Thompson of the . Coalition of r abortion clinics. As the crowed chanted no new Law i coalition offi Cial Lori Roth said we cannot Lel this government limit in any Way our Access to Safe fully funded Abor a about 15 counter demonstrators life waved signs Reading abortion kills babies. At Queen s Park and old City Hall in Toronto the go away and protest signs Reaa end Church Rule and keep your Laws off my body. We will accept no hew abortion Law and if there is one imposed on us Jav. The tories will Rue the Day they so callously rejected the rights of said Caro Lyn Egan of the Ontario coalition for abortion clinics the Canadian press crowds gathered in cities across Canada on a Day of action saturday to serve notice that they will resist any limitation on women s Freedom to have abortions. The decision about an abortion is the fight of a abortionist Morgentaler told a parliament Hill crowd of about 500 people chanting Choice protesters in Toronto gathered to declare War on the government of a pro Choice activist in Winnipeg spoke of women s last Chance on the Issue. And a speaker in Vancouver insisted of Safe abortions covered by medicare while anti abortion activists looked on Halifax meanwhile saw one of its largest Ever demonstrations against abortion As people formed a human Chain around three hospitals. The Mulroney government s proposed abortion Law is a real and. Outrageous Morgentaler fold the Ottawa demonstration. Morgentaler a longtime abortion rights crusader said the Bill is a slap in the face because it would take rights from women and put them in doctors hands. He supreme court recognized women s right to abortion when it ruled in Early 1988 that the old abortion Law was unconstitutional. V now the government is coming in to Tell women they Don t have this right that they Are not. the proposed legislation a Bill c-43 would outlaw abortion unless a doctor believes a woman s physical mental or psychological health would be threatened by continuing the pregnancy the House of commons is to vote on final Reading of the measure May 25. We re Here to say we re not going Back and we re not giving up what we gained two years Judy up charges were filed today against five Resi dents of the Ajche Nasrie Mohawk r serve in one of two shooting deaths there two weeks ago in clashes Over gambling Quebec prov Uncial police said the five were to be formally arraigned later today police said in a statement. If did not say what charges have been filed at the courthouse in value yield West of the five include four people arrested at their Homes sunday and another who turned himself later. Police did not identify the five which included two members of the peacekeepers the Mohawk police based in St Regis a town on the Quebec Section of the Reserve. Peacekeeper chief Ernie King accompanied four of the accused to Montreal where they were brought by police helicopter after their arrest Early sunday. Yaj a provincial police spokesman said they were questioned in connection with the May 1 shooting death of Harold Wilbert Edwards jr., 32. Edwards a Mohawk ironworker was killed during Armad confront student from the spar Wood Day care Centre look to the playground Lions Between supporters and Puppo equipment after hosting a Mother s Day luncheon last week. The kids Neils of casinos on the . Side of served their moms a special meal including delicacies from other uie Reserve located near Cornwall countries.-.-. Mohawks detained unwind after luncheon blooms . Briefs second dose of protest prescribed by doctors Vancouver in British Columbia Are prescribing a second dose of protest in their fight with the provincial government for higher fees. The . Medical association is organizing its second four hour of ice shutdown in the Vancouver area. Doctors from Burnaby new Westminster Coqui Oam and port Coquitlam will close their offices tuesday at 11 . About 300 North Vancouver Doc tors held a study session last tues Day. Association president John Anderson said the doctors Are frustrated with the Way negotiations Are going. He said if the fee fight does t end soon patient care could be Al risk. Demand logging end Vancouver up a Small Indian band is demanding an end to logging near the Robson bight ecological Reserve on Vancouver Island. The band s chief said sunday that his people would consider blockading logging roads to protect the area they claim As their own. We Don t want to gel into a War but if we have to so be said John Smith chief of the flow Isis mum Tagila band. Smith said the 240-member band has had the area around Robson bight under claim for six years but its slake in the area s future has been ignored de Dietrich denture clinic 1009-3 ave. S. By Choc 328-7684 by the provincial government and forestry giant Macmillan Bloedel Ltd. Which is logging the Region. Habitat in jeopardy. Vancouver Upa new Parks ministry report says Rob Sori bight s killer whale habitat May be rup cd out by logging and every Spring the killer whales flock to an area on Johnstone Strait Northwest of Vancouver to rub their bellies on the Pebble beaches in a ritual that mystifies scientists. But a soon to be released government study says the whales ritual is threatened. Because proposed logging roads within 300 metres of the bight will give the Public Access to the Pebble beaches. Making big mistake Vancouver up indians May be making a big mistake in thinking that a takeover of Forest resources in their traditional territories will establish self Reu Ance and Prosperity a Macmillan Bloedel executive said sunday. Don t assume that getting your hands on resources even substantial resources answers any of the problems in the. Long said company vice president John Howard. He made the comments to about 70 delegates at a conference in aboriginal rights attended by native leaders resource company representatives Union leaders and academics. Too much garbage Prince Rupert . Up cruise ship trash is among the catch in trawlers nets in Waters near Prince Fisherman said sunday. There s Way Loo much Grant Evans said of trawlers pulling up such As plastic cups with cruise ship logos. P0iice continue to investigate the shooting of 22-year-old Matthew. Pyke whose body was found shortly before Edwards s in the same Quebec Section of the Reserve. The Reserve which has Resi dents lakes in parts of Quebec Ontario and new York state. Lloyd Benedict a member Oise Mohawk Council on the Canadian Side downplayed the arrests woman shot while sleeping Lloydminster sask. Up police scoured a neigh boyhood for clues on the week end after a Waman awoke to Dis cover she had in the Back while asleep in her own bed. It s quite a Mother s Day present for he said her son Kevin Weinkauf after learning his Mother would suffer no permanent injury. Bernadette Weinkauf 54, was shot in her second floor bedroom sometime after Midnight by a Bullet fired from outside the House r cup said. The shot had Likely been fired from Southeast of the House which is next to a pathway Lead ing to a Park police said. They had no suspects and were still investigating. The woman awoke briefly Early saturday morning when she fell a pain in her Back but and went Back to sleep. She awoke again a couple of hours later in a Pool of blood to discover she had Teeri shot in the Back. The Bullet lodged in the woman s shoulder about Hoo centimetres from her spine. If the Bullet had hit slightly lower she might have been paralysed if it had been a higher the Bullet might have hit her in the head said Kevin. For noon tuesday May with High my Low Lor enl. Synopsis another disturbance Over . Will move into Alberta giving More Cloud showers and Cool temperatures. This weather pattern should show improvement after. Wednesday with More in the Way of Sunshine and temperatures recovering to values rain and wet Snow tonight the forecast for the a Clobridge Calgary Media Cine hat regions for the 24 hours beginning at 6 . Cloudy showers of mixed rain and wet Siide tonight Low Zero Light winds. Cloudy with showers tuesday High 10 to 12, Light winds. Probability of precipitation 80 per cent tonight and tuesday. Forecasts Park Cloudy with rain turning to wet Snow overnight Low Zero Cloudy with showers High 10. Probability of per cent tonight arts tuesday. Banff with flurries tonight Low Zero. Cloudy with showers tuesday High 10, Light winds. Probability of precipitation 40 per cent tonight and tuesday. East Kootenay Cloudy with showers 1. Mainly sunny tuesday afternoon showers or Thun. De showers High 15. Probability of precipitation 30 per cent tonight 60 tuesday. Three Day Outlook Southern Alberta wednesday Cloudy with show ers Low 2, High and Friday sunny Low agriculture Outlook forecast maximum relative Huni Edity tonight 100 per cent. Forecast minimum relative humidity tuesday 60 per cent drying Index poor.1 v yesterday s highs and lows Brooks Claresholm Medicine hat Lethbridge Pincher Creek Sunrise Sunset s in sets tonight in Lethbridge at rises tuesday at sets at for the record High in Lethbridge yesterday 15 overnight Low in Lethbridge 1 i precipitation in Lethbridge last 24 hours 0.6 my record High for this Date 32 1938 record Low for this Date -3 1943 High this Date last year in Low ibis Dale last year 3 Normal Normal Low 4 Canada s hot spot yesterday Gaspe que., 19 Canada s coldest place yesterday Shepherd s Bay t North America s hot spot yesterday san and Nib to a .01 North America s coldest place Herd s pay rl9 Alberta briefs school Board Meibers Tea Tenfel members of fhe Calgary Public received death threats after they supported a sikh girl s right to Wear a ceremonial Dagger to school says a Board official. Eight death threats were phoned into school Board offices seven against trustees and one against a senior administrator Saia acting Board Margaret Lounds. The Calgary Board of education earlier this month re affirmed a 12 year old girl s right o Wear the Dagger Iri class on the grounds of religious tolerance. Baptized sikhs carry a 12-centimetre-Long Dagger called a Kirpan. About 10 other sikhs have worn Kirpens in Public schools Over the years Lounds said. The group s proles pro nip school Board to reconsider allowing students to Weir Kirpens. When you receive 450 Telephone Calls and support your position you have to see if there s a need for Laurids said. Enough signatures Calgary up a Calgary Man who has spent the last four months collecting signatures on a petition against the proposed goods and services tax is finally ready to head for Ottawa. George Deveau has gathered almost signatures of people opposed to the new seven per cent sales lax slated to come into effect in january. Deveau plans to leave for Ottawa tuesday and said he Hopes to collect at least one million signatures on the Way. Girl Escapee found Edmonton up a woman who escaped from an Edmonton mental institution and a seven year old girl she allegedly abducted have been found. Police found Aline Rogerson 33, and the girl at a House in St. Albert a suburb North of Edmonton sunday after getting a tip from a neighbor. Rogerson fled on foot from the Home and was captured a few blocks away. The child was unharmed. Close to giving up Calgary up thes Lvalion mayor plants tree mayor David Carpenter with help from Mandy Penner and Shawn Fowler of general Stewart school plants a Lodge pole Pine tree in front of the school recently to celebrate Arbor Day. Also joining in the tree planting were Karen Barby of landscape Alberta and John Filbert of the City of Lethbridge army is close to Givi if o on its plan to develop a special hospice in Calgary for victims of aids. Maj. Dave Perry says he group Likely won t pursue the idea if the province does t come up with funding for a hospice this year. We can t afford to do it on our the hospice would be a place where victims of acquired immune deficiency syndrome could slay until they die. Trying to plan budget Calgary up City administrators Are trying to plan the 1991 municipal budget while awaiting news of Federal goods and services lax will affect their operations. Preliminary guidelines for the budget will be examined by aldermen this week at Council s finance and budget committee. But committee chairman Aid. Dale Hodges is already warning potential fallout from the new a could include labor unrest higher City Utility Bills and higher costs for running civic departments. Questions not hard Edmonton up an air plane flies from Point a to b Al Ion Miles per hour. It flies Back to Point a at 200 Miles per hour. What is its average Speed thirteen year old Peter Tai of Edmonton was one of Only two Grade 8 students in the country to score perfect scores on a recent Canadian mathematics league contest with 40 questions like this. Weren t very says Tai a student at Tempo school a private school in the Riverbend District of Edmonton. Tai was he Only Alberta student to get a perfect score in the of minute lest written by approximately students in Canada. Get info 1-800-267-6620 Gouvern ement i of Canada do Canada monday through Friday Between 9am and 5pm device for the hearing impaired 1-800-267-6650

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