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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - April 26, 1986, Winnipeg, Manitoba April self serve regular leaded fuel prices have stayed up while the Oil companies have seen their costs go motorists losers in Shell game As Oil company pockets Windfall Canadian motorists suspected As Shell can Ada has admitted it Hast been passing along All Price cuts to the Jack president of told its annual meeting this week the corporation has pocketed Sav Ings from the drop in world crude Oil prices to increase shareholder the reason it needs the canadians will no doubt recoil in horror at the cynics will shout we told you blood pressures like Oil com Pany certain to after its just that bewildering world of corporate Fli Flam in free Enterprise at its finest Heads companies tails con Sumers now that we know Shell is Pinch ing pennies from its could it be that Petro Imperial Oil and the rest of the Oil Barons who pleaded poverty shortly after world Oil prices began to plunge last december Are also holding out on canadians Shell Canada had earnings of million last its Parent Royal dutch Shell group of had earnings Barry Mullin of close to Imperial Oil enjoyed net profits of million on sales of billion in Canada last it is rather hard to shed tears for these corporations in the Light of those but easy to pity the Consumers and Small Independent Oil producers who Are at their even governments Are forced to spit in the wind when it comes to multinational con Sider the words of Federal Energy minister Pat Carney at tempting to clarify some of the key issues raised by canadians to a Manitoban concerned enough about Gas prices to write the min ister a although the Federal govern ment does not have jurisdiction Over consumer prices of Petroleum i want Canadian con Sumers to enjoy the benefits of lower crude Oil Carney she said the Federal share of Gas taxes int she reiterated the argument that Federal tax amounts to cents a compared to Manitoba tax of cents a the minister neglected to men Don the Federal provincial Gas Royalty Carney added i recently communicated with Oil Industry Lead advising them that the government expects sustained crude Oil reductions to be passed to con Sumers As soon As in View of shells perhaps she should communicate again with All the Oil the Federal Carney is reluctant to get involved in the Day today operations of Crown corporations Petro it is expected that Petro Canada will act in a responsible Man Ner in competing with other Oil companies in the marketplace and make its commercial decisions a the question Carney must now address is How can Petro Canada act in a responsible manner when other Oil companies refuse to do weather City Calendar Winnipeg area forecast rain today with Easterly winds at 30 highs near showers overnight with a Low near Clearing tomorrow with occasional showers and a High near probability of precipitation is Joo per cent today and 80 per cent extended Outlook Southern Manitoba Cloudy with showers on monday and temperatures near Normal on both nor Mal highs Normal Low is Northern Manitoba mainly Cloudy with showers on sunny temperatures near Normal on both Normal High is Normal Low is Northwestern Ontario sunny on monday and temperatures near Normal both Normal High is Normal Low is National Victoria 10 Vancouver 11 3 19 edmo top 13 o Calgary 12 0 Saskatoon is re Ilna 13 Brandon n Dauphin 13 7 Churchill Kendra 9 Bay 12 20 Ottawa 24 Montreal 21 13 2 2 3 1 i 9 12 International Chicano 27 13 Minneapolis 15 8 new York 21 12 Reno 17 7 Amsterdam 16 6 Athens 24 10 Berlin 16 8 Geneva 10 0 6 10 mean a0ril 25 tasty ear in 1891 w record in 1887 total from april i to april 25 my Jutres Normal yesterday 13 7 Madrid 10 5 Moscow 1 6 is 4 Rome 23 7 Stockholm 13 4 Telayia n 11 Vienna 2 resort spots Clear 19 12 Las Clear 27 is fair 32 21 cloves 30 24 Clear 25 14 Clovsky 25 17 rain 21 14 fair 25 19 Clouds 30 24 30 23 cafe Safe 23 nurses in fight for Winnipeg wages i ii taut Tuut at Tut i ii a Tot 8iwr to Tell frames it fifth Deri bitterest place nursing Home went in strike Toftey Are the same wage if ceases offered to their m Winnipeg haute under the same Vera president of the Manila a of nurses teens said Chernecki said Otto nurse had crossed the picket line to work in the the Kate which owns the has hired in undisclosed number of workers id replace the striking nurses in earing for the in residents of the Brandon according to a Canadian press the free press could not Contact a spokesman from the Kafcos group Cherne Ekl said Mana offered to provide essential services during the but the employer had ignored the instead hiring other work the employers position is totally unreasonable and we Are concerned his position will have a detrimental effect on the Quality of neck a Pel son who answered the phone at Hillcrest after checking with a person she refused to said there would be no Chernecki said relatives going to visit residents of the Home had been very supportive of the the key Issue is the fact that the company wants to pay nurses in Brandon less is offering those at Vista Park Lodge in Chernecki the Brandon nurses have been without a contract since under a tentative nurses at the Winnipeg Home were offered a three percent increase effective 1987 with a further costo living increase in a ratification vote is to be held Chernecki province sued Over fire that burned tools the province is being sued Over a grass fire that got out of control and destroyed a garage in Hecla Island provincial Park last in a statement of claim filed in court of Queens a retired Gim area Farmer says he lost 180 Worth of tools and equipment in the which he blames on Natu ral resources department employ who rented a House on Hecla Island from the says the employees started the fire last april 28 and it spread and destroyed the garage which was part of the rented in his Sigurgeirson says the natural resources workers were negligent in not controlling the grass fire and in starting a fire when it could not be properly he claims the department did not have adequate firefighting equipment on hand before starting the a natural resources Field officer says the fire and garage destruction was an Dennis Hlady said the department had been performing a Spring Burn ing program in the area about two weeks earlier but stopped when cold including Snow and the fire apparently went under ground into a Small pile of peat and shouldered until one Windy Hlady it jumped up and away it he everybody didst really think there was anything to worry about or that there was still a fire mayor doubling As fire chief Winnipeg Beach mayor Jim Tomko will double As the towns fire chief following the resignation of the head of the Volunteer fire Bri Gade and two of his the three quit in a dispute Over Bonspiel expense former chief Lyle Deputy chief Jim Sohan and Peter Pakulak All said yesterday they will remain As Volunteer firefighters and Are prepared to cooperate with the mayor in his new town Secretary Thor Hjartarson said at an emergency meet unanimously passed a bylaw naming Tomko with a monthly indemnity of also head of councils finance said he had not wanted the but councillors overruled i Hope it works said chief for nine it will be quite an experience for mayor Olson said he planned to quit As chief in june for family and business but he said he advanced that Date when the town Council questioned Why he and three other firefighters should be paid for Curling in a Bon their wages were eventually there was no reason for the Way it was Olson there Are better ways of doing Norma Geller said yester Day it is councils duty to question All expense Sara head of the protective services could not be but Geller said resignation had been accepted with Hes been an excellent fire she Tomko said he Felt obligated to take on the chiefs even though he has no firefighting because no one else would take Over from he plans to meet with the 16mem Ber Volunteer brigade this weekend or next the three former officers say they Are willing to look after directing training and fire with Tomko taking Over the administrative a Selkirk and District ukrainian dance recital will be held at 2 tomorrow in the playhouse 180 Market admission blood donor clinics will be held from 9 to 7 monday to and 9 to 430 thursday and in the red Cross 226 Osborne Street a Mobile clinic will be held from 9 to 4 wednesday in the Woodsworth 405 1 registration begins tuesday for swimming programs scheduled to Start May 6 at Eldon Ross swimming Register weekdays 9 to 4 at the 1887 Pacific Guys and dolls will be staged at 8 tuesday to May 2 at John Taylor 470 Hamilton adults seniors and Chitren the Urban resource Centre holds a Public forum on terrorism in Urban at 730 wednesday in room Portage Avenue Bells Are ringing will be staged at 8 wednesday to May 2 at Elmwood High 505 Chalmers adults seniors and students death classified death widower of Mildred of widow of Joe George of husband of Bertha John Joseph husband of Dorothy of wife of Page widow of Hector husband of Henry husband of Una Grun Walter of widow of Bemie of Willard Bill of urdu Bon Charles of Seddons husband of Emily Anna widow of Fred of of husband of Dorothy Elmer dewy husband of Ai of ear formerly of wife of Brian of husband of Rita of Winnipeg wife of wigwam of widow of Benja min Park lifetime guaranteed shocks 195 installed most pm cars tuneup special 53995 446 Turbo pm oars extra Brake special most pm sea ii extra front or rear wheels t disc pads or shoes repack bearings resurface Drums or a dec lubrication visual inspection cd dec Rree with this and Nuh Roll guaranteed service guaranteed pm parts guaranteed Price pall Lor an appointment offer May Buick Sec the East of place shopping Centre paint shop 1459 recent body shop consigned let us sell your car or truck consigned

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