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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - March 30, 1990, Winnipeg, Manitoba It u mutant mania teenage mutant ninja turtles have cornered Market on kid culture 31 v focus Job training Federal government looks to private sector to help carry Load 7 Tinseltown Victory Bob Essensa has first shutout of year As jets upset Kings 10 in 51 Clouds tonight 2 sunny tomorrow 8 second cuss Mai registbat10n number 0286 Friday March 1990 press Sun rises 6 10 sets Moon rises out site Winnipeg weekly Home delivery in Winnipeg outside Winnipeg main switchboard 9439331 Home delivery 9570550 Oswayo tax refund cheques mailed but postdated by George Nikides taxpayers across Canada were stuck with postdated refund cheques this week after zealous Revenue Canada staff processed returns too probably hundreds of thousands of cheques arrived several Days before their cashing Date because tax forms were assessed faster than said Brenda a Revenue Canada spokesman in this just happened to be the ultimate in things working she everybody did a hangup but an angry Winnipeg Ger who opened his mail yesterday to find a Cheque dated april 2 want patting the Taxman on the the problem with government is that the left hand Doest know what the right hand is said 42yearold who asked that his last name not be if it it would slap itself in the Scarcella explained that the seven government plants across the country handling tax returns work on preset 1c a see postdated Page 4 letter for judge called unfitting by Catherine Mitchell should a Crown attorney be writ ing letters of reference for a judge in a Case Hes prosecuting lawyer Rocky Pollack says Pollack argued yesterday that prosecutor Brian Wilford letter of support for judge Ken who was appearing before the Manitoba judicial has left the appearance of Pollack said Wilford sent the letter the same week he argued before the judge that Kenneth Raymond Mur Ray should stand trial for Peters so the letter defended Peters against complaints lodged with the Council sparked by comments the judge made during a Domestic assault Peters appeared before the Judi Cial Council the Day after Murray preliminary hearing the Council later cleared the judge of unbecoming As hard As i try to separate the i find it impossible to disassociate the decision that i must stand trial from the gesture of my prosecutor to assist the Murray stated in documents filed before Manitoba court of Queens our complaint is these things have to be free from the appearance of who is acting on behalf of said Pollack asked Justice Ben Hewak on wednesday to quash Peters Hewak reserved his if the committal is the see timing Page 4 clinics audited by Honor Stampede casualty police carry an injured woman to an ambulance in the portuguese Colony of bordering after illegal chinese immigrants stampeded to a local dog track yesterday after hearing rumours of an am More than 100 were province relies on labs to be honest on Billings by Alexandra Paul Assiniboine clinic Laboratory was Able to bilk Manitoba health services commission of nearly Mil lion by taking advantage of its Billing we were being lied to by Manitoba health services commission insurance division director Robert Harvey the commission relies on laboratories to Tell the truth about the Way they Bill for Harvey when they it can take years to catch on to the he routine audits of services mailed monthly to randomly selected patients would not have uncovered the elaborate scheme operated by Harvey he said Assiniboine abused medicare controls that allow Laboratory not Independent account to conduct commission ordered audit reports of Billing another source outside government said privately yesterday that the commissions casual auditing controls invite its like leaving the monkeys in charge of the the source the Assiniboine Case was heard in Manitoba court of Queens Bench wednesday and former lab technician Fritze Schnell Beaton was Given an absolute discharge see frequency Page 4 tories plan Green by Patrick Mckinley Ottawa plans to make Canada the most environmentally Friendly nation in the world within the next 10 environment minister Lucien Bouchard said but first the government is launching a nationwide consultation process to develop an environmental action plan by the minister among the planned initiatives is a major emphasis on environmental he adding nearly half the action plans budget will be devoted to science and paper seen As but there Are few other specific proposals in a discussion paper Bouchard released yester the minister said it is intended that the paper form the basis of widespread Public consultation in the coming environmental groups and Liberal and nip politicians were Quick to charge that the discussion coming in place of the Long awaited action plan is evidence that Bouchard is having a Tough time steering environmental policies through Manitoba environment minister Glen cum mings described the discussion paper As a there should be More cum mings adding he was particularly unhappy that the paper proposes no specific Finan Cial measures to Aid in environmental they Are talking about something Down the i think the government could be dealing with some of those he wheres the meat asked Harold Taylor see Ottawa Page 5 up photo 39 answers 32 Bridge 40 21 classified 42 comics 39 35 deaths 42 letters 6 36 focus 7 Horoscope 40 46 legals 26 movies 38 people 32 sports 51 sports record 54 stocks 23 Tempo 31 to listings 32 Warhaft 33 weekend 33 new g sounds like old one by Sylvia Strojek the Canadian press West Berlin a 40yearold student from Pakistan is attacked by two thugs shouting one Germany for germans Only i he retreats to the hallways of the technical Institute he has just but they follow him and beat him Over the head with a fire he Dies of head injuries eight weeks later in a West Berlin Hospi two turks sitting in a restaurant in a tiny East German town close to the West German Border Are told they cannot be part of the clean they Are dragged to the door and thrown a cuban woman working As a canteen Cook is repeatedly humiliated by workers who taunt her with foul language and crude the Only work for you in the new Germany will be As a she is outsiders disliked since the changes in East Ger Many last fall the mood against outsiders has sharpened consider ably and examples such As these Are growing at a frightening says Wolfgang a bearded Young Man who Heads a West Berlin group fighting and where there is racism there is Auer and about 200 other protes Many carrying torches and waving anti racism have see racism Page 4 its not so study says Washington Reuter a new satellite study of world temperatures during the past decade has found no evidence of the global wanning trend predicted by Many the authors of the report issued yesterday say u is the most Reli Able yet it was written by a team of researchers from the National aeronautics and space administration and the University of Hunts it relies on data gathered by a series of satellites launched into the upper atmosphere in late 1978 by the National oceanic and atmospheric while future global tempera Ture variations were not specifically the decade from 1979 through 1988 showed no net warming or Cooling Nasa some scientists have said the Earth is getting warmer because of what they term the greenhouse caused when gases such As Carbon dioxide concentrate in the the government satellites used in the latest study were equipped see random Page 4 protest groups Are springing up in East Germany As incidents of racism land proposal pits gang by Janet Mcfarland Winnipeg in the nineties City councillors Are preparing for a Battle Over a proposed housing subdivision the first time a major development Issue has come before the Council elected last councillors opposed to unchecked suburban growth have slammed a proposal to develop an 195lot housing subdivision in South the proposed Linden Ridge South of Linden Woods and East of Whyte is the largest rezoning application to go before civic planning committee since councillors opposed to Urban sprawl were elected it will probably end up being the first big philosophical debate Between win Winnipeg in the nineties and the former Glen Murray said referring to the so called gang of 18 that dominated the previous City Murray who was elected under the win said he will vote against the development when it is considered by plan Ning committee Christine Mckee River chair Man of the planning said yesterday she also opposes the if you look at the designation of the its surrounded by commercial and an Industrial Park uses of a fairly heavy Mckee its an inappropriate use of that Roger Young who voted against the development when it went before the Assiniboine Par fort Garry Community said it represents Urban a new councillor who is not a win said he will not let the project proceed without a fight when it gets to i question whether we need another new neighbourhood at this Young were see subdivision Page 4

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