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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - April 4, 1990, Winnipeg, Manitoba Derkach denies delaying Winnipeg free press april 1990 Page 2 Richard provincial editor be Fly ree press Plant closing to cancel out Souris Job gains easter blossoms Vanderveene greenhouses of Carman is ready for with individual potted at Square it is the largest Prairie greenhouse and supplies customers in Manitoba and Arm twisting recommended by Maureen Houston Winnipeg free press Brandon the former mayor of an Alberta town that houses Western Canadas Only Haz ardous waste treatment Plant says Manitoba communities hoping to attract a similar facility can overcome objections through education and when i brought the idea Back to i was almost run out of town on a mar Garet Hanson told delegates to the Manitoba association of Urban municipalities convention Here the idea for such a which is being considered by Hamiota and arose in Swan after the Economy of the Small Community became threatened by dwindling Oil prices in the late Hanson said in an interview that it took a citizens committee More than three years to persuade her Community to accept the which treats toxic chemical meetings were held every week for 12 she and every resident was persuaded to attend at least we became taxi baby whatever it took to get everyone we divided up the phone Book and called every one in in a 1982 c9 per cent of residents turned out to vote 73percent in favor of the the opening of the treatment facility in 1987 saw the creation of 49 a number that has grown to she More than 40 news houses have been built in the and tourism created by trips to the Plant by government officials brought in visitors last a councillor from which will hold a referendum on a proposed Manitoba hazardous waste Plant june said he can see the need for More Public but were at a Point now where people have already made up their minds yes or Terry Robertson said in an most dont think they need to know anything theres risk in a lot of you just have to decide How much risk you want to put up with he said it is possible Hamiota will follow the Lead of the Rural municipality of where plans to examine creating a waste Plant were Defeated in a referendum after the propos Al bitterly divided the said her committee did such a thorough Job of persuading the Community of the merits of the plan that residents did not become alarmed when representatives of the environmental group Greenpeace arrived in town to oppose the plants so they Greenpeace had to go to the neigh Boring area and convince the fishermen and trappers that they Start seeing two headed Mink running she Rossburn Ken Caldwell said his councils push for the Plant was killed by similar fears of the a better education Cam he May have convinced people there int As much to fear As they but Hanson said a new controversy is growing in Swan Hills because there is talk of expanding the facility to accept Hospital involving the disposal of syringes and human body she that the current facility poses no health hazards and is monitored weve been told the air coming out of the top of our incinerator is cleaner than the air in downtown new she the Manitoba facility would have no inc Inera at least not in the initial but Caldwell said he never believed the pro posed Plant was free of of course theres theres risk in a lot of you just have to decide How much risk you want to put up with and in the the people have to be the ones to in Lloyd Rattai resident opposition is minimal and surrounding Munici including the town of have passed resolutions supporting acquisition of the waste treatment but recent results of soil tests showing vertical cracks in the ground were disappointing for proponents of the Rattai the cracks could pose a risk of contaminating underground water supplies if hazardous chemicals leached from the we were hoping the soil testing would come Back 100percent so there be no Way they the Manitoba hazardous waste could turn us he adding Pinawa will continue trying to attract the by Randy Turner although Souris is slated to pick up 18 jobs through provincial government it May lose As Many when a manufacturing Plant closes later this were one step ahead and one step sighed Deputy mayor Larry Oneail Russ owner of Glenwood said he plans to move the which manufactures polyethylene to a larger facility on the outskirts of Winnipeg by Plant manager Doug Fox said most of the nine employees would move with the Edwards said the which has operated at a breakeven must become More cos efficient to survive under free weve got to become More Effi its As simple As he the facility out there is its too Small to sustain any Type of since Edwards already owns the vacant Winnipeg area he decided to move the operation in Stead of constructing a new building in he said he eventually plans to double the output of the Plant to compete under Canadas free Trade agreement with the United he said the expanded operation near Winnipeg would be More economical in a new Plant equipped with automated production sys who also owns Westman Culvert and Metal purchased the Souris Plant last the Plant had previously been in receivership he Oneail said the town of about located in southwestern Mani would undoubtedly under the provincial govern ments plan to decentralize jobs and Souris will receive the Manitoba textbook which comes with 18 Oneail fears the spinoff effect from the Plant closing will Cut deeply into any gains from decent for the owner of a local truck which handles most of the plants said his firm will be jeopardized by the it Plant business is on third of my said Al owner of Polwarth transport if it in just about Polwarth 17yearold family business employs Oneail noted that town officials Are trying to prevent the move by working towards finding a third party to buy or lease Edwards vacant Winnipeg Edwards has indicated that if the Winnipeg area building can be sold or filled with a rent paying he would not relocate out of he the chances of that building Selling Are after losing a car Dealership last year that employed 12 Oneail raid town representatives will efforts to Stop the Plant we know we have until the end of the month to find a he were doing All we vandals strike store gods Lake Narrows school reopened yesterday after a sunday night window smashing rampage kept it closed ramp the gods Lake Narrows ramp detachment was still investigating yesterday and had yet to Complete a damage it was the third incident of Vandal ism within a week to hit the isolated about 540 Kilometres Northeast of last ramp talked three youths into surrendering after they broke into gun cases and went on a shooting rampage inside the North Ern causing the Northwest owners of the hardware and Gro Cery store is still flying in parts to repair refrigeration company spokesman Jim Clark also last several school windows were broken during school ramp Bill Mckenzie said three local youths hid in the North Ern store on March 26 at closing they broke into the gun Racks and went on a shooting destroying merchandise and Cooling he two employees who returned 30 minutes after closing to do addition Al work heard the shots and called Mckenzie the who cannot be named under the Young offenders face several including mis use of policing costs Compromise reached Brandon staff a Compro Mise was reached yesterday in a dispute that flared monday Between Northern and Southern communities Over How to resolve inequities in policing delegates to the Manitoba association of Urban municipalities convention Here unanimously endorsed a motion to strike a second commit tee to examine unequal policing costs Between towns and surround ing Rural on Over objections from Thompson and the delegates voted to reject a report on the Issue drafted by a committee made up of members of Maum and the Union of Manitoba delegates argued it did not go far enough to resolve inequities that Lay the Brunt of policing costs on the the new to consist of two representatives from each of six provincial will be directed to formulate mums policy on the Issue by july the South and North dont have opposing views really both concerned about the High Cost of Thompson Bill co Maskey told Comaskey said Thompson had pushed for endorsement of the re port because delays in rectifying other problems with the funding for Mula would Cost the City a lot of Money when its population passes next putting it in a higher payment Gill panel member uneasy but he said he changed his mind when he discovered during emergency meetings that most municipal governments had Little input into the committees i was really disappointed to learn he said in an we were at an advantage by having our former councillor on that commit Neepawa mayor Homer pres ident of said Neepawa member on the committee had confided that he Felt uneasy about the Lack of input from individual Ken Doleman of Niverville said it is important Maum members be unanimous on the Issue if they want to resolve we move in the opposite mayor Bruce unfried of the Pas called the new Resolution a parallel he said the july 31 dead line satisfied Northern communities that were concerned the recommend already two years in the would be tabled indefinitely if not our mistake a outline yesterday on a picture of three people arrested for heckling at the Liberal leadership convention wrongly identified the woman As Marjaleen in she was Antoinette Martens of daily Deal yesterdays results Are 6 of Jack of 7 of clubs and 7 of a match of All four playing cards on one selection wins times the a match of three playing cards wins 30 times the Wager and a match of two playing cards wins three times the deaths classified death husband 01 Bertha of Lac do husband of Anne of husband of Mary Al of ont husband of Jean of notre Dame de son of Albert and Edith Robert of Winnipeg of Dennis husband of Dariene Robert of Winni widower of Mary Hill Jessie of Portage la Ralph of widower of Erma husband of mar Garet 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