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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - April 30, 1990, Winnipeg, Manitoba The province Winnipeg free press april 1990 Page 2 Richard provincial editor of off free regional facility at Steinbach urged for seniors feisty widow fights for new Pool by Lorna Dueck special to the free press Blum Enort at Minna Toews is one step ahead of local politicians in pushing for regional a articulate Toews wants an indoor swimming Pool built in nearby Steinbach and she wants taxpayers from All Over the Southeast to help foot the the idea has been talked about for but Toews is the Only one to formally Appeal for regional support of the her petition of 300 names and has support from Resi dents in several Southeast com she has a preference for targeting seniors to sign some of them have told me this is crazy what we need to support is More seniors Toews but if we had a Pool and exercised instead of always we need a seniors her petition has been warmly received at a Hanover municipal Council Steinbach Golden age club and will soon be presented to a similar group in Blumen Toews certainly lives her philos weekly workouts at Boni vital Pool in Winnipeg Are a lifeline for when vacationing at White Shell Lake in the summer she Aqua Cizes an hour a her extensive Garden is another fitness outlet for a widow who lives in her own Toews is an Active Tupper Minna does Aqua aerobics to keep fit while she fights for regional Ware Saleslady and a coordinator of Blum Enort United Appeal age has nothing to do with Toews even if youre 80 you still want equal time for Rural children at the Only Pool in the area is another reason for Toews Steinbach taxpayers get first Call on swimming lessons at the out door Pool in town and Rural families pick up the a Tion Toews says is unfair to country these kids need the feeling of Confidence that swimming gives Toews Steinbach councillor and recreation spokesman Peter Dyck has highest respect for Toews vocal we take her very she has a Good idea and she is capable of getting in touch with our be Dyck Dyck said a Steinbach commit tee is studying the feasibility of a regional indoor Pool and plans to present its findings to town Council by Leaf rapids pitches new Airstrip by Bob Lowery special to the free press Leaf rapids councillors Here have applied for a Federal Grant to upgrade the towns Airstrip to permit the year round use of jets for emergency for years weve been trying to get our gravel Airstrip upgraded to allow the Jet aircraft used in the flight for life service to land Safe mayor Calvin Boyd said last flight for life is a patient evacuation service run by the provincial such service is currently denied particularly in the Spring Brea Kup season when the Frost causes a lot of heaving on the at other times flying stones Are also a Hazard to Boyd its amazing to think that were so close to entering the 21st Century and still have to rely on gravel airstrips when some communities half our size have municipal administrator Ernie Epp said Many communities in Southern Manitoba have paved air even though they Are Only a 45minute drive from Winnipeg or Boyd said when the flight for life planes Are unable to land at the Community of residents for an propellor driven aircraft have to be flown to Thompson where the patients Are transferred to the Jet for the flight to in such it adds an additional 30 to 40 minutes to the flight he Epp said the existing air strip was built by contractors working on the construction of Leaf rapids in the Early since then it has been maintained on a annual Grant from the province which does not cover the he the Council proposal Calls for a pug mix surface Airstrip which consists of crushed Rock covered with a sealant which produces a hard durable Epp said the great advantage of this surface is it can be easily and inexpensively the Council has been assured by the Federal government officials that our proposal is still in the works and making our Way from Federal and provincial departments which have to approve Boyd we Are still convinced that Well i get the new but theres not much Hope of any action before the 199091 Federal budget comes another problem with the current Strong winds often blow across making landings hazardous and on some occasions he noted theres Little space the mayor is around the present Airstrip to build a Cross but this is something Well have to get together with the Federal government people on and work out a Thompson volunteers campaigning for mammography screening unit Thompson special after months of waiting for the Manitoba health services commission to a group of Volunteer northerners is striking out on its own to Purchase a mammography screening and diag Nostic women currently requiring the treatment have to travel by bus in some by to Winnipeg at Public Ken Thompsons Deputy mayor and chairman of the newly formed Northern advocates for health care said the group has an option to Purchase the equipment for thousands of taxpayers dollars would be let alone the endless amounts of trauma and frus he a Thompson general Hospital report on Northern health issued last said a Siemens Mammogram had been requested from Misc at that no reply had been the report described mammography As one of the most important items in a woman annual it is used to screen and detect breast Collin said theres no mammography equipment in Northern Manitoba and his committee wants to have the equipment located at the Thompson Hospital where it could service All the Northern so the Thompson lioness club has contributed and the Thompson Lions club has Guaran teed at least that much As a private donation of has also been received from a local Brandon to get 19 Low income houses construction will begin next month on a million Low income housing project in Provin Cial and Federal officials announced last the joint nonprofit venture will consist of 19 units built on various Sites in the with rent charged at 25 per cent of we determine the need based on waiting lists from the local housing said Terry a spokesman for Manitoba the waiting list for affordable housing in Brandon numbers in the a Brandon housing authority official adding the additional units will make a housing in Brandon is fairly especially in the private sector where a two bedroom is often not affordable for people like single the official snowmobile crash kills 34yearold Man a gods Lake Narrows Man died when his snowmobile crashed into a Dock on saturday ramp said Harvey Bobby was snowmobiling across the Lake through freezing rain when he drove into a Laferriere said new housing projects have come up on a regular basis in Brandon As the need is a 128unit seniors housing Complex was opened in the million capital costs of this latest project will be borne by the while ongoing opera Tion costs will be shared on a 7525 be cent basis by Canada mortgage and housing corporation and Manitoba the estimated at for the first will continue for 35 management will be provided the Brandon hous ing construction is expected to be completed by deaths classified death of widow of Melvin Rose Gladys Donald husband of Beatrice wife of Sandor of husband of Angelina Catherine of red husband of of formerly of of Hus band of Elly of Jonna of win daughter of Grace and Aman do of wife of Joseph of widow of Charles Agnes of widow of Roy Jay Torger Humberto Ambrosio cae of husband of Manuela Pereira Haraldur of a of wife of Michael bid to tighten farm rules protested Farmers fear Nightmare by Terry Lulash Nyk special to the free press a Clements councillors proposal to tighten livestock operation regulations in the municipality has local Farmers crying at a recent Clements Council Conrad Mlodzinski suggested the municipality is taking More care issuing conditional use permits for Mobile Homes than it is in approving new hog hog barn smell conditional use permits give municipalities the ability to regulate residents affected by proposed zoning changes Are generally notified by the local planning people As far away As five Miles will be affected by the smell from a hog yet we Only notify people 150 feet from the Farmers property line when they request a permit to build a said i think that we should at least notify people within two Miles of the Clements pork producers Dis agree so strongly they protested the Mlodzinski proposal at a recent planning Board meeting and will continue their protest at today Clements Council the say the is that increasing the number of Resi dents notified when a conditional use permit is being considered will allow More nonagricultural residents a say in the operation of the Farmers Doug a major Clements hog says if he applies to expand his hog farm under the current three people would be if the two mile limit notification bylaw he could have 15 people protesting his it is not just my farm that would be he if a livestock producer living close to East Selkirk wanted to then thousands of notices would have to be sent it would be a Nightmare for us livestock the Martin farm is a fifth Genera Tion livestock and Grain he said the proposal is just another attempt to get rid of livestock farm ing in traditionally an agricultural but now with a growing residential Seg we have to farm livestock in order to make the operation if i Farmed Only i would have to take another the livestock puts food on our Martin George Van Cert has been farm ing in Clements for 26 his two and have just joined their father As full time i am a i make a living off the land by producing now my sons Are going to try to make a living doing what they know and love Van Cert devastating if this new two mile proposal goes it will have a devas Tating effect on my Mlodzinski says he wants to protect residential taxpayers in his Ward from the smell of intensive livestock the councillor said he thinks Grain and Market Garden farms should be treated differently than intensive livestock farming such As the Van Cert or Martin hog the Clements livestock farm ers plan to protest the proposed change at tonight Clements Council store hours Wmk it 10 thu Dayi til 9 saturdays Gem Wise jewelry fiction by Geoffrey caring for opals although Opal has been called the Queen of it has also gained somewhat of a reputation for being an unlucky gemstone due to its fragile while it is True that opals Are not As durable As other the can be enjoyed indefinitely by Fol lowing these simple avoid sudden changes in tem since most opals contain expansion or contraction can cause the Stone to excessive heat can also cause the water to evaporate resulting in a loss of the unique play of Colour seen in the majority of 2 always store opals in soft moist Cotton to preserve their play of Colour and to prevent them from becoming 3 store opals separate from other jewellery since they Are easily 4 avoid any Contact with acids or Alkalis 5 avoid wearing opals on the Pinkie 6 avoid Bezel although they help to protect the edges of the they can also exert tremendous pressure on the Opal and cause it to 7 clean opals in a warm mild detergent with a soft never clean an opals in an ultrasonic 8 it is sometimes possible to re store play of Colour in opals by soaking them in either Oil or 9 always remove any Gold jew especially Opal jewel while swimming in a swimming chlorine actually dissolves Gold and can cause settings to weaken or stones to fall Are opals really unlucky is just that they require Little More care and attention than some of the other gemstones that Are currently available in the mar next coloured Fine jewellers since 1879 Portage place

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