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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - March 23, 1990, Winnipeg, Manitoba Focus mooch myth Accord does not give Quebec rights that others dont enjoy Tempo watching dad play car racing not a game for kids sports Back on track Bob Probert Marks return from jail with goal Winnipeg free press Clear tonight19 Cloud tomorrow 7 second class registration number 0286 March free press Sun rises sets Moon rises sets outside Winnipeg weekly Home delivery in Winnipeg outside Winnipeg main switchboard 9439331 Home delivery 9570550 classified 9562330 Wayne press Mulroney backs Mckenna option but Meech must be passed first land of milk and Honey Little Mustafa Peya wary tugs on a bottle of milk As his holds him during a special Landing ceremony at the Forks yesterday when 21 newcomers to Canada were granted permanent resident status in the Ahmad Shan his wife and five children Are War refugees from tanks rumble through Vilnius Vilnius a soviet Armor rolled through the lithuanian Capi Tal Vilnius in a show of strength yesterday and leaders of the Baltic Republic appealed for world support to forestall the possible use of Force against them by the soviet soviet president Mikhail Gorba Chev also demanded yesterday that Lithuania Stop signing up Volun it is Clear that another Republic is going to use Force against Lithuania and its said a lithuanian government Appeal to the world is sued late we Are asking people to prevent this by protesting the possible use of violence against a member of the world against Lithuania and its the republics Vytatus in an emotional speech to the supreme pledged lithuanians will keep their drive for full Independence from Moscow see we Page 4 by John Douglas Winnipeg free press Ottawa prime minister Mulroney has thrown his support behind new Brunswick bid to Sal Vage the Meech Lake Accord with a second series of constitutional Mulroney told a National television audience last night he will introduce the so called Mckenna option As a Resolution in the commons next setting the stage for Public hearings and possible amendments to the it was the first time Mulroney has indicated he would agree to a companion which would be open to amendments from other family abuse courts in works by Catherine Mitchell Winnipeg free press Gull Harbour Manitoba is setting up a separate court to Speed along cases of family prosecutions director Stu Whitley addressing a Justice committee conference at the resort Centre Whitley said he had just returned from meeting solicitor generals department officials in where he submitted a proposal for funding such a in an Whitley said a separate prosecution system for family violence spousal child elder abuse is needed because the Way we Deal with such charges is insensitive to Circum stances involved in spousal assault and child if we funnel these cases into one were More Likely to address them in a More comprehensive Way other than the Way criminal Justice now the systematic such As remands to allow lawyers to gather particulars and adjournments to allow for pre sentence incurred in bringing charges to their see court Page 4 to complement the Meech Lake but he emphasized Meech Lake must be ratified by All the provinces before the companion Accord demand that has been consistently rejected by Carstairs Newfoundland Premier Clyde who introduced a Resolution to rescind support for Meech Lake in his legislature praised Mulroney decision to hold Public hearings on new Brunswick plan for a companion i think its the first step towards flexibility and 1 Welcome he but in Premier Robert Bourassa maintained the province will not consider any constitutional amendments until Meech Lake is and some he Are not negotiable Premier Gary Filmon comment on the prime ministers see Bourassa Page 4 Bush embroiled in Broccoli Brouhaha Dhillon Waves hand at legislative building cabbies demand Board chiefs ouster outraged cabbies demanded the head of Manitoba taxicab Board chairman Don Norquay after twice storming the Legisla Tive building yesterday to protest a proposal to increase the num Ber of cabs in the City by about 150 jeering cabbies took to the legislature to protest the saying they can barely make a living uni City taxi general manager Bob Mcgregor said the boards proposal would Cut each taxi owners Gross Revenue by 20 per while devaluing the existing 400 Driedger vows accused the taxicab Board of trying to break up uni City by recommending that a third Dis Patch with better cars and higher be Manny spokesman for the Winnipeg taxi Drivers safety vowed before meeting transport minister Al Bert Driedger that cabbies would stay off the Street until they got satisfaction from the the chairman has got to that is our Dhillon told the Washington a a defiant president Bush pulled rank on his his Mother and the Broccoli growers of the United states in president of the United states and in not going to eat any More Broccoli he his Broccoli Booster immediately sought to mitigate the poor example the 65yearold president May be setting for Chil he ate Broccoli until he was Tell them to cat it until there Bush accused at times of stood tall in the Battle against he appeared to be fulfilling a childhood fantasy As he pronounced his emancipation from the i do not like Broccoli and i Haven liked it since i was a Little kid and my Mother made me eat it and in president of the United states and in not going to eat any More Bush said to laughter at a news Bush Oneman Battle against Broccoli has elicited howls from the Broccoli Brouhaha erupted when a news Magazine reported Bush ordered the vegetable off the menu on his personal not Bush said wednesday i have just said dont you dare bring me another sprig of that he confessed after a state Ann Landers answers Wushi classified comics deaths 34 43 44 88 37 letters 6 entertainment 53 58 23 33 34 35 35 record stocks Pizz the 1 goals 48 listings by Dan Lett Winnipeg free press Carman after the roast beef and potatoes had been eagerly gobbled up and the Kitchen staff had been brought out for a Small 300 people gathered in the Community Hall last night settled Back to listen politely to the evenings featured finance minister Michael the architect of the goods and services tax spent yesterday in Southern Manitoba troll ing for support and explaining the govern ments complicated tax but contrary to there were no angry mobs outside the Hall decrying Ilson dines in p finance minister canvasses for get support Wilsons during the three hours he spent inside the nary a heckler Rose to interrupt the my from Etobicoke in the Only blemish on the Day was a handful of Rhinoceros party members who mugged the minister outside carmans town the tiny mob launched a few had a few laughs and then quickly at first it May have seemed unlikely that Wilson As the finance minister would be treated to such a Sublime reception in just one month tory maps and prime minister Mulroney himself were treated to the ugly Side of get when Large crowds assembled in Brandon on two occasions wielding tinfoil Axeth tax signs and calling for the blood of any Blu suited Federal Cabinet minister who dared to venture Forth to but surrounded by adoring tax payers and chamber of Commerce Wilson waxed philosophic about How reason Able and attentive he found Manitoban to i think that what i have experienced while Ive been Here is a great interest in How the get will affect Wilson told a handful of reporters after his Carman appear i find that when in talking to people there is a great thirst for the thirst seemed to be genuine throughput the questions that faced Wilson during an open line radio show in Winnipeg yester Day morning and again at a Canadian club luncheon were less More most people wanted to know More about How the tax would affect their personal and less about How it might affect the country on the at a smaller meeting with 60 farm ers in Wilson had a Chance to defend not Only the but the governments policy of High interest at Wilson was met with Only mild approval for his optimism about what his get and interest rate policy would do for Farmers in the Long see Wilson Page 4

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