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Portage La Prairie Central Plains Herald Leader (Newspaper) - January 14, 2006, Portage La Prairie, Manitoba
A pmed Quot Winnipeg Kab 02/04/2006 suite r3c it 4 2 4 2 7 irn Rary legislative u i b k j 200 Vaughan s 100 it i u a David a Faurschou Portage to pram constituency Canad inns Portage la Prairie 897-9267 Portage la Prairie improving the Economy Elie residents hoping Federal parties will share plans to help communities Page 11 saturday january 14. 2006 year 17 no. 29 news at Jim Cao set to retire in Spring pm of Portage official leaving after More than 15 years on the Job 17 sports lie residents coping after Dow Plant shuts doors by Angui a Brown Central Plains he Rai. It f Ai Jar Elie a local residents Are worried about the Impact on the Elie Economy now that the Straw Board Plant has shut Down. Dow byproducts ltd., a division of Dow Canada closed its Elie manufacturing facility on dec. 31, laying off about 80 company is in the process of cleaning up the Plant. Brian Cinter 63, of Elie worked at Dow a number of years ago. He said he was saddened when he heard he Plant was closing but he does t want to give up Hope for the future of the Rural Community. Quot it s a heartbreaker but people have to keep going Quot he said while meeting a Friend at the old Bank cafe in Elie on Jan. 7. Quot the Farmers Are Strong out la the pow Plant produced Wood stalk Brand products which Are environmentally Friendly alternatives to Wood based medium density fibreboard and particle Board. Ginter said he is concerned Many Small com lakers on a Roll in Battle for first mayhem brings sudden end to Tiger Hills game in Gladstone 12 Portage la Prairie 5 Oakville Elie 6 Gladstone 7,8 Macgregor Austin 9 tenon Kro Vert Central Wain Herak Leader off season visitor Mosquito repellent was the last thing Henry Unrau thought he needed in the Middle of january. Unrau was bitten by this Hardy not so Tittle Mosquito earlier this week in his Home Southeast of Portage la Prairie. Mercial companies that conducted business with Dow will have a difficult time due to the loss of Revenue. He added the closure adds Salt to the wounds of Many Farmers who dealt with a poor crop year. Elie resident Jack Bock was among a group of Dow workers who were Laid off in May but he said he soon found work As a welder albeit making less Money. Bock said be was fortunate to quickly find work in Elie because he has Many contacts but he knows there Are Many others who Are having a difficult time finding new jobs. I know a lot of people around Here but it s not the same for everybody Quot the 47 year old said during a Stop at Elie grocery on Jan. 7. Bock said it is unfortunate the Plant had to close and Many who were Laid off will face new challenges especially those with families to support. Quot the Community is going to suffer More than anything Quot he said. Quot a lot of them were Young Guys. They bought new vehicles new houses and now to get a Job comparable to that around Here there s absolutely none. The president of Elie chamber of Commerce believes the local Economy will survive despite the hardship. Quot i think most of the people employed at Dow did not live in Elie so it s not As significant As it otherwise could be but it s obviously very significant to those who have lost their Job Rick Desilets said in an interview on Jan. 6. Quot it will definitely Impact the service Rural municipality of Cartier Reeve Roland Rasmussen is worried other sectors in the Community will be affected by the Dow closure. Quot with that Many people without a Job which will affect the restaurant and Trade and even those who did t live in the Community they still spent Money in the Community and also for the agricultural Economy it took a substantial s going to be no one buying the wheat Straw anymore Quot Rasmussen Saia on Jan. 6. However he is optimistic Elie will recover from the loss of the Plant Quot it s a diverse town Quot he said. Quot there s More Industry in Elie than just that. It s not like a mining Community when the mine shuts Down. 88% tax olo lo2006 Yaris Hatchback Graal handing vary Roomy include a chit steering am pm cd Power steering2006 Corolla be con Tummy left buy induce a a tilt steering Power locks folding rear seats 5 i mpg Highway $15,867 of bum far Ady i 229 $0 down1 Start smart p0mr/yci e of cd y Ota Highway 1a West a 8577874 or 1-888481 -9915 email sales a Portage 53 mpg Highway $18,785 wimm far mkt 284 $0 Down Toyota in is Ltd my Imor a
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