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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - March 4, 1990, Winnipeg, Manitoba Free March 990 abduction attempts reported memories of tragedy of Candace Derksen rekindled Byoir Tomlick an 11yearold girl was the subject of an attempted abduction near Nottingham Avenue last the second such Inci Dent in the area in less than a the most recent incident of cured at approximately on Nottingham Between London and Grey a Man in a car drove by the girl four times be fore he approached the girl became frightened when the Driver motioned for her to come Over to the car and ran she was not District 4 Glen Ash said the Man kept turning his face so the girl did not get a close look at Ash said police have a description of a Man with a medium shoulder length hair and a rash or pimples on his on a Man in his late 30s approached a 15yearold girl near Rothesay Street and Dou Glas Avenue and tried to Force her into his the girl escaped and called in both cases the attacker was reported to be driving a older Blue two door Hatch Ash said police do not be Lieve the incidents Are related be cause of conflicting evidence received regarding the first a Ash said the department is still investigating both whenever there is that kind of personal attack we want to keep on top of he the incidents have raised con Cerns among education officials in the River East school who Are warning students to protect assertiveness Joan a student support services said the Divi Sion uses a talking about to teach Stu dents about personal one of the components of the pro assertiveness teaches students How to protect themselves from becoming tar Trubyk said students now appear to be More prepared to Deal with these types of situations than they once guess in the past it scared children and they didst know chief Segois principal Wawi Wawrykow says students told to travel with a what to i Hope that now they have More they know this can happen and have the knowledge of what to do about superintendent Walter Melnyk has notified All principals to make students aware of the two incidents and to have teachers re View the talking about touching program with Waldi principal of chief said the two Inci dents have reinforced the schools message to students to protect he said Stu dents have been instructed to travel with a companion when Ever possible and to report any suspicious strangers to the school and their he said it was hard to gauge the mood of students following the attacks because some were not yet aware that they had of he said police have Al ready spoken to another student at the school who witnessed the first incident 1984 attack Wawrykow said the two Inci dents have dredged up unpleasant memories of another attack which occurred i you have to know that in this from Disraeli to Birds that the whole experience of Candace Derksen is still fresh in Peoples he when you get a situation where some older person makes improper Advance it causes Tibe Community and the schools to think of that other incident Candace a native of was found Frozen to death i a lumber so fact near her Herbert Avenue Home after she went missing in november More drawn to scouts there is a phrase most former scouts use to describe their expert character but a scouting life does More than build says Allan parents find it worthwhile to have their kids says a venture Ven tuners Ages 1418 Are a coed group made up of former scouts and girl it gives them parents an Opportunity to have their Childs mind they know that their kids will be going on adventures and not hanging out at the 7 11 or becoming a shopping mall 2128 marked nationwide scouts lome a Resi Dent and provincial commissioner of scouts says that the provinces scouting ranks Are now growing after almost a decade of dropping we have some registered across the says a former scout As Erb says that the organization is under a bit of pressure to allow females into All the age and not just Ventu res and especially in areas where brownies and girl guides groups Haven got Large enough numbers to form their own v everyone has great plans for dealing with the solid waste crisis in Man big plans take time and Manitoban want to do something now there is a program in place which does allow Manitoban to take some action about their environment right now Manitoba soft drink recycling pays Cash for aluminium beverage plastic soft drink bottles and liquor for More information about where to Recycle your soft drink and liquor containers for Call Manitoba soft drink recycling at 6945352 or toll free 18009827554 recycling Hakes cents in Manitoba All these materials aluminium beverage plastic soft drink and liquor containers can be returned to one of our depots located throughout Winni Peg or to one off our depots across the if you do not wish to return these Materi als to a recycling depot you May be Able to donate the materials to your favorite Manitoba soft drink recycling has registered with the program Over 800 nonprofit organizations who use recycling of beverage containers to raise last Manitoban were paid Over for the More than million pounds of used soft drink and liquor containers re turned to Manitoba soft drink Recy the Cost to Manitoban for this pro Gram As Consumers or taxpayers has a been i Zero

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