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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - March 9, 1990, Winnipeg, Manitoba Tempo heir apparent Natasha Richardson strikes again in new film 29 Cloudy tonight 9 Sonny tomorrow 3 sports skater wins global title Kurt Browning is first to win successive crowns in 30 years 46 focus dictators replace haitians dreams of a democracy hard times in Haiti Winnipeg free press i 20 number 0288 a March Volus Nom free press Sun rises sets Moon rises sets outside Winnipeg Home delivery i Omni Perl Dut tide Winnipeg main switchboard 9439331 Home delivery 9570550 classified 9662330 relocation orders anger provincial workers by Don Campbell families of hundreds of provincial govern ment workers last night struggled to Deal with the news they will be forced to leave Winnipeg and move to Rural Manitoba to save their Ive lived in Winnipeg All my As has my said one Man in his employed for More than 10 years at the Manitoba health services people at our meeting turned Pale lot of jaws dropped9 he is headed for Klin this will be an enormous disruption to our he the Manitoba government began telling workers yesterday who was moving and who was staying under its plan to shift More than 000 jobs to the provinces Small Deputy ministers were dispatched to offices throughout the City to inform staff where their future Homes would after months of Many civil ser vants were devastated when told they would be moving to Portage and other Rural some left meetings with tears in their others were Ashen faced and still others wondered aloud about what they were going to Tell their at least one employee Bear going to work the Manitoba govern ment employees association be cause that person didst want to hear the bad in full of said the bitter Misc one of seven heading for flin flon while another 15 colleagues and friends Are going to people attending our meeting turned Pale looked like they were having a heart i know one Man in his 50s with two kids in University who Doest know what hell do a lot of jaws said one employee of the Manitoba textbook de scribing the moment when the staff of 18 was see the Page 4 a photo Newfoundland puts pact on rocks Filmon appeals for Meech leadership dry Bottom Sand and litter surface in the grand canal in Venice due to a monthlong Lack of drought is gripping Italy and threatening the Rialto Bridge is in the pm accused of breaking Aid vow by Pauline Comeau and John Douglas prime minister Mulroney has been accused of failing to live up to a Promise to help Manitoba cover a Forest fire fighting Premier Gary Filmon said yester Day Ottawa offer of million in disaster Relief Falls far Short of the Promise of generosity made by Mulroney during the height of the Filmon said Mulroney called him personally to say Ottawa recognized the forced removal of peo ple and the More than fires being fought throughout the North last summer was an extraordinary he said he would treat Manitoba Filmon it is not Filmon said of die current offer which he received from Ottawa two weeks while he would not discuss an exact figure that would be accept he said other disaster Relief formulas would give the province about half the and that this would be More in line with provincial Energy minister Jake Epp con firmed in a separate interview in see pms Page 4 by John Douglas and Zena of Junyk newfoundlands move to drop its support for the Meech Lake Accord has left Quebec maps fuming and Manitoba Premier calling for Federal leadership on the Issue be fore its too the Newfoundland government Hydro Board sacks chief by Mary Ann Fitzgerald the Manitoba Hydro poised for a major Hydro has fired its president and chief executive claiming loss of Confidence in his ability to Lead the Crown Garry will get More than in Severance pay under the terms of his Hydro chairman Brian Ransom said yes its simply a matter that the Board has lost Confidence in his ability to Lead the Ransom said in an there was no one thing no particular he there was certainly no wrong do just a matter of a Lack of he refused further from our that All that Ransom said the boards decision was a former Saskatchewan civil servant named Manitoba Hydro president in be reached for comment his dismissal formally takes effect March but Ransom said he int expected to be at work for the next two see Hydro Page 4 announced in its throne speech yesterday it would introduce a motion in the legislature this session to with draw the previous tory govern ments support for the Manitoba Premier Gary Filmon said the decision would hamper efforts to resolve the impasse Over the constitutional but along with provincial nip Leader Gary doer and Liberal Leader Sharon said Ottawa must take responsibility for the action because it has failed to show leadership in reaching a Compro Mise solution to the the feds Are not prepared to take ownership of the Issue and to take see Quebec Page 4 Wayne free press Kreton and son pm leave Law women clap As court triples abusers term by Catherine Mitchell convicted wife batterer Fern Kreton walked out of a courtroom yesterday As dozens of women applauded an Appeal court Deci Sion to More than triple his six month jail moments after leaving the Kreton broke free from the sheriffs officers flank ing him and but was quickly recaptured and wrestled into a nearby but the fact the wife eater will be free one Day was what weighed on the minds of his her family and supporters who clapped loudly when the longer sentenced was calling the attack Justice Kerr twaddle raised bretons sentence for aggravated assault to 18 months from six and ordered it be served consecutive to three months he was Given for a dangerous driving in Kreton tried to run see release Page 4 britons riot Over poll tax protesters toss Burn Thatcher in effigy from the news services London demonstrators enraged by a new local tax threw eggs at councilmen and burned an effigy of prime minister Margaret Thatcher in a fourth Nibi of countrywide riots police reported at least 57 arrests and injuries to 30 protesters burled garbage cans through threw bottles at a police car and jeered local Thatcher Sofce out against the violence yesterday in parliament before starting a three Day visit to at 110 Kilometres West of police linked arms to form a human Wall to Stop protesters forcing their Way into the Uyell Council protesters in the crowd carried effigies of Thatcher with a noose around her neck and set one of them on fire to loud at Hackney in East angry protesters gathered outside the City a breakaway group of about 200 rampaged through a shopping hurling trash cans through windows and looting up to 50 police about 300 police guarding the building charged into the crowd when rioters began hurling bottles and police commander John Purnell said that in one rioters hurled bottles at a police kicked its doors and smashed its lights before it drove at Camden in North protesters in the Public gallery of the City Hall screamed abuse at while 400 other demonstrators blocked the Road protesters at in Central threw eggs at councilmen and attacked a police there was no immediate word on the officers Thatcher told parliament the violence was a negation of the revolt is coming to a head As local councils meet to set new Community service which replace local property taxes with a so called poll tax assessed on every person Over the age of 18 in the the Money will go to pay for such see new Page 4 Bridge 38 1 1 4p 33 w 34 f 49 30 45 Stock be 19 Tempo 9 to metals 30 War tilt 31 31

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