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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - April 26, 1986, Winnipeg, Manitoba Ids Apt agriculture Trade War on Tokyo Soweto mob lynches Blaek police divisions May share immersion High school a Boom in French immersion has Wsul Ted in several school Divi Itow entail Derifg a joint venture the build an immersion High mat who responded to popular demand by offering French immersion programs in the lower now Are wandering where to House their students once they reach High spokesmen the Only Public school in Winnipeg for students choosing to continue immersion studies after Grade is College Beliveau in Many divisions Are preparing for the likelihood that College Bei Ivaa wont be Able to accommodate them much superintendent Vera Derenchuk recently vitiated informal talks among the City divisions to discuss collaborating on a French immersion High divisions have joined in other Tures such As vocational education Derenchuk but this would be a first for a language its a recognition that a number of divisions Are struggling with the question what do we do after Grade she Derenchuk said five exploratory meeting have been and Divi Sion officials will be reporting Back to the irrespective school boards for further she said those which appear Terestea in further exploration Are seven Seine Norwood and Winnipeg White River East went to the meetings mainly for information two Board chairmen agreed that the demand for French immersion has been and beards must look Down the Road at How they will accommodate those students in High it appears to be what the Community Transcona Springfield Board chairman Mary Andree White vital Board chairman Ander Mclver called the growth Andree said although the logistics of a joint agreement need much working a single High school might have better chances for Vinci Al approval than divisions each wanting to build their As there might be More Benefit to the students in having them together under one roof rather than in Bua track or other Andree memos to heaven Glenwood school students Are jubilant after releasing helium filled planned for the vital schools 75th anniversary the balloons with postcards the event was part of celebrations postcards have a tear off portion for the finder to fill out and poolroom Patron says head rapped on table lawyers for arresting officer say Case boils Down to credibility by Don Retson a City Man says Hes had recurring headaches since a City police officer slammed his head against a Pool table last Dennis said the officer drove his head against the Pool table after breaking up an argument be tween him and another Man at the Las vegas amusement Centre on Vaughan Street How does your head feel now rouble quoted a smiling officer As saying to him at the a three member Law enforce ment review Agency panel yester Day reserved judgment on roubles complaint against the who cant be named until after a decision is rouble said he had been drinking that and conceded to having trouble recalling some he said he was grabbed from behind by one of the and Bent Over a Pool he said when he turned his head around to ask if he would be one of the two officers grabbed his head and slammed it against the when my head hit that Pool table i saw nothing but he rouble said As a result of the Jar to his he suffered blurred vision for the next three and still experiences the Odd Ivo Kovac and Raymond who witnessed the agreed under Cross examination that Rou ble appeared to be drunk on but both men said rouble want struggling with the two and insisted his head was pushed hard against the Pool distress alarm the Constable and his Fred testified that rouble was swearing and flailing his armj3 when they entered the amuse ment Centre on a distress Thomas said he tried to Calm Down who he said continued swearing and flailing his he was intoxicated he was beyond reasoning Thomas both officers insisted rouble resisted their efforts to walk him to a Pool where he was Bent Over the table and handcuffed from be neither officer could recall Rou Bles head striking the Pool Thomas said rouble calmed Down As soon As he was handcuffed and taken to a Cruiser he said rouble seemed sorry and apologized for his in his roubles Law yer Ron Laxer said the Case came Down to a question of Laxer noted that his clients Story was backed up by two Independent witnesses unlike the to haunt anything to gain by by Larry the police officers agreed the panel would have to determine which of the witnesses were most Bird said the two officers version of events didst unlike the stories of rouble and his two wit earlier in the Bird argued unsuccessfully that the panel didst have jurisdiction in the Bird said lera commissioner Hans Schneider took 3y2 months to inform his client of the Bird said the Law enforcement review act stipulates that police officers must be informed of com plaints within a reasonable Sheila the panels pre siding rejected the argue noting the act says a respondent must be informed As soon As is Library workers sick after inhaling fumes employees have suffered unacceptable exposure to glue and insecticide fumes in at least two Cit Yrun Public the Union representing the workers has chief librarian Don Mills con firmed yesterday that two workers were treated for mild insecticide poisoning after exposure to fumes in the Osborne Library last Mills said the employees went to Hospital after complaining of sick but were theft suspected stabbing motive police say they suspect robbery was the motive for the slaying ear Lier this week of a Young Street Resi there Are lots of different theories you could look but i think robbery was probably the Winnipeg police crime Clarke Peckover said Emil was found stabbed to death wednesday in his ransacked suite at 269 Young a postmortem showed he had been stabbed More than 20 times with at least two different Peckover the crime superintendent said robbery appears to have been the motive because of the Way articles were strewn about the its almost like they were searching for neighbors said Rydzik drank at main Street bars and brought differ ent women Back to his although police still Nave no suspects in the Peckover said its believed More than one person was he said Rydzik was seen with a male and 3 female on the night he the incident is one of several mentioned in a letter to Mills from Bud workplace health and safety officer with the Canadian Union of Public Shiro expressed Surprise yester Day when told the free press had a copy of his letter and said he did not want to discuss a source said in the most recent incident a week and a half an employee in the Centennial Library shipping area complained of nose and Throat irritation after an adjacent circulation area was sprayed with insecticide while the employee was at Sharos letter says the spraying took place half an hour before circus lation area workers were due on the violating an agreement with the Union that such spraying would be done at least two hours before work renovations the letter also complains of work ers being exposed to fumes from paint and carpet glue during recent renovations at the Centennial i one office dad just been paint one source had the staff right Back in there and your eyes in an Mills said the Library uses insecticide from time to time because of problems with mites that come in with Book the mites Are a common nuisance in virtually All he said the staff were concerned be cause i think they do Mills said the Library will be care Ful not to Spray again so soon before employees he denied Union charges that staff were not consulted before the recent he conceded the fumes were unpleasant and that the Library might have Given the Union More cleanup time As they fetch Grade Many French immersion students seem to fee committed to carrying my she would seem a Shams they would take it for nine years and then drop because a school want she Muelver said while his Board will consider a joint French immersion kindergarten enrolments in vital Are so great the division eventually could fill its own High school Norrie should shed Light of issues mayor Bill Norrie has failed to keep City councillors informed major the cites new Deputy mayor has John Angus universe whom councillors elected As their Deputy mayor earlier this said yesterday he will go to Bat for councillors by trying to get them More information about the Core area initiative and other key Angus said that by playing his cards too close to his has made it hard for councillors to make Good i would like to see the mayor pay More attention to what Council is and what Council is generally saying is please keep us in Angus said Norrie is running the risk of having Good projects turned Down City Council if he does not mend his he is going to come to Council and say i need million to renew the Core area Angus if we dont know what its for were just As Likely to turn it unfortunate he said it would be unfortunate if City Council turned Down the renewal plan because of a Lack of information or because of feelings that not enough is being done for older suburban he said by recently holding a num Ber of private briefings for City councillors on the renewal Norrie has taken a step in he right Angus refused to criticize police chief Herb Stephen for his refusal to comment on criticism of the police investigation into the 1981 murder of doughnut shop wait Ress Barbara the Manitoba court of in overturning the conviction of Thomas criticized the police Angus said if there were prob lems with the police the attorney generals department will have to Deal with plan to add to old theatre irks neighbor River Heights residents fighting to preserve the former Uptown the atre Are ignoring the interests of those who live closest to the Struc a neighbor John of 183 Ash said he would rather see the historic Structure torn Down than go along with an expansion plan another group of residents has touted As the Only Way of saving the building from Whitecross said a two Storey Tion that owner Pavid Miles wants to build will hide Many historic features that make the building he said adding another 650 Square metres of commercial space to the Structure will Only compound parking and traffic problems the building already causes for those Iwho live we have put up with this for so Long there Are enough lems Here approval sought a group of River Heights residents have gone to Bat for Miles and will seek City approval of the addition at a May 8 they Are not said who who is spearheading opposition to the a City employee said Whitecross has submitted two petitions one bearing 142 signatures and another signed by 44 residents living near the former the located at 394 facade my is used As a Bowling Miles originally sought City per Mission to demolish the building replace it with a modern strip a firefighter tosses out material damaged in be Early yesterday afternoon at t fort Garry Public the which caused started in the base Merit am is under nobody was after some River Heights Resi dents be agreed

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