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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - March 24, 1990, Winnipeg, Manitoba Curtain Falls the closing of the Walker theatre the Odeon ends an important Western Canadian Era taxing times old gang of 18s sins come Home to Roost to Price final bartering make a Buck buy More bricks double Money seven Day subscribers double their Money if they win this weeks game 5 or Bonus game 1 weather sunny today 6 Clouds tonight 13 sunny tomorrow 8 Sun rises sets Moon rises sets Index Ann Jumble Jumble news and review stocks 38 25 13 78 42 25 25 42 20 27 71 69 47 54 54 11 21 37 70 28 21 73 14 65 3 the provincial Winner my launches jihad conference name by Donald Campbell a Liberal member of parliament has launched a personal holy War against a planned University of Manitoba conference on the threat of islamic fundamentalist terrorism to North Mark Assad Gatin Eaula Lievre said yesterday the conference theme is deeply Offen Sive to the More than adherents of islam in the conference and panel titles link islam to terrorism so unabashedly that it could be considered to be bordering on hatemonger but Peter a professor of political studies and conference was stunned when told of assays he dismissed the maps complaint As rather this will give us some wonderful Public he said with a we didst think we were going to get any at its too bad this didst come up a Little closer to the time of the the entitled islamic terrorism in the 1990s and the threat to North is scheduled for april it is being organised by the counter terror study formed by u of m professors several years ago to Monitor its the second time in three tries that the conference committee has found itself under scrutiny by the during the centres first organized in 1986 to discuss air plane there was a hostage taking incident at Winnipeg International John said he had no idea Assad was planning to launch a verbal assault against the he speculated that the my is upset because the title referred to islamic terrorism instead of islamic fundamentalist to hold a conference focusing on islamic terrorism does not make any More sense than a conference on buddhism and Assad told the com i would Call upon every decent Canadian to see organizer Page 4 saturday free press March 1990 pressvol118n0113 weekly Home delivery i Winnipeg outside Winnipeg Home delivery 9670550 classified 9562330 must Kin by George Nikides the province must pay Back More than million in parking fees that were unfairly charged to civil ser an arbitration Board has but the Filmon government int opening its pockets to reimburse about employees just the province has 30 Days to review the ruling and theres a Strong possibility of an govern ment services minister Albert Driedger said and employees will still have to hand Over to a month to Park in government lots until the dispute is finally he it will be business As Driedger adding Crown Law yers will review the decision Early next the government has been charging employees Between and a Day to Park in its lots since last All fees were placed in a Trust fund that now totals More than but a three person arbitration Board ruled that any monies paid to the government under the policy were received and dealt with without lawful authority and should be re turned the Manitoba see Union Page 5 Gerry free press hatching some fun and frolic in giant egg officially opened by their shells yesterday at the Kinsmen discovery George it includes a children s petting Centre at the zoo after the new facility was barn with domesticated Filmon pans Mulroney Meech Effort by John Douglas and Pauline Comeau the Hows and whens of the next stage in the Meech Lake debate continued to occupy Manitoba the Day after prime minister Mulroney National Premier Gary Filmon said yesterday Mulroney did Little More than raise new i had hoped for some substantive proposal that would address Manito Bas or at least a willingness to consider Filmon he did not do though Mulroney admitted on National television thursday night that the Accord he suggested All concerns could be resolved without harming the intent of the constitutional he promised Public hearings on a com Panion Resolution proposed by new Bruns Wick Premier Frank but called on new Brunswick and Newfoundland to first pass the Meech Lake Accord by the june 23 see Filmon Page 4 Baltic Sun rises on show of Armor Kremlin seeks to cow Vilnius Vilnius a an armoured column of almost 100 military vehicles rolled through the Centre of the lithuanian capital before Dawn today in what apparently was another bid by the Kremlin to further unnerve leaders of the breakaway earlier Lithuania president accused Moscow of waging psychological warfare against his Small Baltic Republic with an escalating series of military manoeuvres and soviet officials turned the pressure against the Republic that declared Independence on March 11 a notch with the Tass news Agency saying the situation was approaching anarchy in All its one lithuanian legislator who talked to paratroopers in the column said he was told the Armor was on the move from a City 70 Kilometres Northwest of Vilnius to a military base at Shaures on Vilnius North the Convoy moved along the main Highway through the heart of Vilnius in the Early morning dark without Only the handful of people on the Street at that hour stopped and watched them there was absolutely no said Julius a spokesman for the lithuanian Legislatures press see Convoy Page 4 secret aids test planned positive results to be kept from ads by Aldo Santin blood samples sent to a Winnipeg Laboratory will be routinely tested for the aids virus without the patients consent part of a National Survey on the spread of the those who test positive for the fatal disease wont be told the health officials Cadham provincial Laboratory director Gregory Hammond said the test results will be collected anonymously and Only the patients sex and Home Region will be retained for the Hammond said the inability of officials to notify those who test positive for the virus poses an Ethi Cal problem for the medical comm but he said the patients name must be destroyed to ensure the anonymity of the the patients doctors will never receive the Hammond it will not be possible to identify Margaret the provinces director of communicable disease said she wanted assurances that the study would conceal the identity of but was also concerned that those who test Posi Tive wont be its been found acceptable with in the medical Community not to inform those who test positive if you have adequate facilities for test ing if people choose to be fast those who suspect they have the virus will have no trouble getting a she fast said Shes satisfied the cad Ham lab has implemented a Complex set of procedures to hide the identity of people whose blood is the two year study to determine How widespread the aids virus is across the country is being funded by health and welfare Hammond those who want to be tested see leftover Page 4 Wayne free press caught gaping Liberal leadership candidate Shiela Copps is caught by Surprise while campaigning at the u of Copps said she is angry Over instant Kiev woman begs for own suite by Gerald flood Winnipeg free press Ukraine the woman spoke Quick and suddenly broke Down and nine years she and her husband had been assigned a single room in a former where they share a a washroom and outdoor toilet with three other they had been Lucky to get the room and had not complained until their first child was born seven years she when the Sec Ond was born three years their life became but despite constant appeals to housing authorities for a larger nothing raising the curtain the Iron curtain that once enveloped the countries of Eastern Europe is rapidly free press reporter Gerald flood is there to observe the change and the implications for the people who live the reason their single room was larger than the 20squaremetre state minimum for a she wants me to help says an English language newspaper she says she has tried but All the authorities say is Call us tomorrow and then no one answers the Andrew takes the woman name and address and says he will see what he can its she calms Down find she came to me Ike Ulusc she didst know what else to he the woman problem is not unusual in the state provides housing at no Cost for million but it can take 10 to 15 years to get an adequate apartment if you dont have As they say Here you must know someone who knows someone who knows the problem there Are More people than places to put them and no Money to build new As apartment buildings Are called in this City where single family dwellings Are virtually the shortage has been exacerbated by a failed housing rehabilitation program aimed at renovating hundreds of old it ran out of Money shortly after thousands of tenants were evicted and their buildings gut on any Street in Central you can find windowless apartment buildings sur see gutted Page 4

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