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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - March 17, 1990, Winnipeg, Manitoba Major concerts mean 20 hours of hard work 727 cutting Tough after two years in the Premier Gary bonded family kids get a say in Home renovations when two families became one 747 Cool Cash game 4 today is Worth if the Winner is a seven Day subscriber weather Cloud today 2 Clearing tonight 13 sunny tomorrow 3 Sun rises sets Moon rises sets 11 of 12 sex charges stayed by Catherine Mitchell a Winnipeg teacher who had faced several sex charges involving boys did not go to jail yesterday after he pleaded guilty to Only one of the Louis a Grant Park High school business pleaded guilty to sexual interference after the Crown stayed 11 other including one of making a pornographic Home was sentenced on the charge to three years super Vised probation by provincial court judge Charles the Crown stayed charges of making obscene sexual indecent Gross inde two other counts of sexual interference and five counts of breaching the liquor control difficult to talk Patenaude was suspended without pay last May when the first in a series of charges was school and court officials said the allegations did not involve Grant Park the Mother of the boy who appeared in the video said her now living out of the is exasperated by the whole there were other people besides him that come and so he feels he just might As Well not have she it was difficult for him to talk to the police about the which dates Back to and he never told see Crown Page 4 Lithuania gets ultimatum news services Moscow president Mikhail Gorbachev officially informed Lithuania yesterday that the soviet Union rejects its declaration of and gave the Baltic state three Days to fall into the ultimatum was contained in a Telegram Gorbachev sent to vytautas Lithuania new president and Leader of the Independence movement the Telegram did not specify what action the Kremlin would take As seems practically Lithuania does not but the Kremlin has indicated it would not resort to military lithuanian leaders have insisted that they will not Back interviewed on lithuanian Landsbergis said the soviet Resolution was taken by a foreign Power and is therefore irrelevant in 7 saturday or run n Mai Marth 47 4qqfl weekly delivery in Winnipeg of Toke Winnipeg Home Dehrer 9570650 claimed 9562330 second cuss be Straton number 0286 March free press vol 118 n0106 Santos urges blockage of French schools by Glen Mackenzie the Manitoba government should take a hard look at invoking the constitutions not withstanding clause to overturn a supreme court of Canada decision giving Franco phones the right to control their own Winnipeg school Board chairman Mario Santos said Santos said he opposes creation of a Sepa rate francophone school division because their needs can be satisfied and at a lower Cost if they remain in the Public he added that a guarantee of francophone representation on Public boards would be the government should seriously consider using the notwithstanding Santos said after he and about 60 other school Board chair men met privately with education minister Len the French Are an ethnic just like the English or anyone Santos he suggested francophone needs could be met by beefing up the Bureau de 1education Francaise in the education department and through curriculum Derkach said the which will see tories Page 4 Fine option plan called free ride Legal loophole exploited by Allison Bray a Legal loophole is allowing Manitoban who choose the provinces Fine option program to simply walk away from fulfilling their respond Tom Fine option program said a Quarter of All Manitoban who registered for the program last year walked away without completing their responsibilities or facing Legal As he said nearly half of those who signed up for the program while detained at the Winnipeg remand Centre waltzed away without Ever taking part in the its pretty Clear there is a Small group of people who Are quite frankly abusing the sys Don assistant Deputy minister of citing 1969 statistics on the Jennings revealed of Manitoban who chose last year to work off fines in lieu of payment or being sent to jail were terminated from the Fine option program because of poor perform see warrant Page 4 sweep costs plus in just Rescue bid fails two Young bystanders watch silently As grand firefighters Rush an infant to an awaiting ambulance yesterday following a Early morning House the unidentified 18monthold boy did not survive the by Paul Lecek some others one even beat his head against the but More than the 47 Winnipeg Gers arrested yesterday for unpaid parking tickets signed up for the provinces Fine option because Only 19 people actually paid their fines while the rest chose the controversial the police department managed to collect Only while spending at least to Field a platoon of 40 officers and 19 cruisers in the its just not Worth it when you look at the manpower and Money we spend on these chief Herb Stephen said yesterday in an the decks stacked against the flood of Fine option applicants want popular among the officers involved in yester Days Mammoth sweep its a bad they know we and so does that dope of an attorney one officer history has taught police that about half of those who apply for the Fine option which allows people to work off their fines doing Community will never even show see police Page 4 Wayne free press police with one of 47 Drivers Cabinet to get voice in painting controversy Ann Landers 40 24 13 77 classified 42 comics 24 24 deaths editorials 20 entertainment 27 Faith 72 Pood 71 Horoscope 40 Jumble Puzzle 53 Jumble entry 53 innate 84 letters 21 movies 38 news and review 19 outdoors 70 relax 28 Russell 21 Sinclair 28 sports 73 stocks 14 travel 65 Ward 3 the provincial Ottawa up a powerful Cabinet com Mittee will review the National gallery Purchase of the abstract painting voice of the expenditure review committee will Dis cuss next week whether the Purchase can be a spokesman for Deputy prime min ister Don Mazankowski said its a said Tom Van but a baffled gallery spokesman said the painting was bought last so it cant be its said Helen the Purchase sparked a protest from Many canadians who saw the giant Barmett Newman painting As a simple red Stripe on a Blue Back some Canadian artists were critical the gallery had spent so much to acquire an american the expenditure review committee will study the spending authority of the gallery because ministers dont like the Way the Money was said Van its a question of the appropriateness of buying this the Purchase was not made Public until last just As the government was making a concerted Effort to convince canadians it is controlling its expenditure review is one of the most powerful Cabinet committees and was established a year ago under the nominal chair Manship of prime minister Mulroney to control government Mazankowski usually acts As the committee Doest know whether it can Stop the Van Dusen mounties oppose turbans officers deny racism behind headgear fight by Dan Lett ramp officers across the country oppose sikh members wearing turbans because it violates the history and neutrality of the an ramp staff spokesman said yes Kevin Manitoba div Sioa staff relations said although officers will respect the edict issued thursday by solicitor general Pierre Cadieux allowing sikh officers to add the turban to their uni it has not been Well Macdougall said ramp officers do not oppose the turbans but Are concerned about anything that affects the Sanctity of the the vast majority of officers feel we change the Macdougall there not directing this against any one there very proud of their uni most officers Are of the opinion the uniform is special because it expresses a certain Macdougall they officers want the Public to see a Neutral person and not someone who is expressing a certain religious belief or a political it introducing turbans does take away from that a year ramp commissioner Norman Inkster recommended the Federal government allow baptized sikhs to Wear turbans along with the red dress the turban is consid ered an important requirement for the sikh Inkster said at the time that ramp lawyers had determined that not allowing turbans could be interpreted As a ban on orthodox see ugly Page 4 mounties Pride in uniform cited

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