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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - May 3, 1990, Winnipeg, Manitoba Winnipeg free May 1990 11 Market poll used to Back Call for luxury cab service by Patrick Mckinley a Market Survey is the latest weapon in the Manitoba taxicab boards Battle to Duttee deluxe cab service to the Board said yesterday the con ducted March 6 to shows cabbies could reap an extra million annually with the introduction of 80 air Condi toned ears charging higher Ife Survey of Winni Eggers found 34 per cent would be willing to pay the 2kper cent additional which the Board Esti mates users of an optional deluxe service would and pet cent said they would have taken More cabs in the last year if a deluxe service were the Board said based on the the addition of deluxe service would increase Overall cab ridership by 20 per cent justifying the addition of 80 cabs to the 400 now licensed to taxicab Board chairman Don net Quay said the estimate of 96 million in added revenues is based on annual Gross Revenue of to for each deluxe officials of uni City and Duffy cab companies said yesterday they Arent dropping their opposition to the addition of 80 to 100 you cant convince me with that Balon Duffy president Peter Kapusta noting he was provided with a copy of the but had not yet read Bob uni City general said he does not need to be convinced there is a Market for a deluxe level of what in concerned about is the 400 cars that Are on the Road right now and what effect that will have on he cabbies cannot be expected to upgrade their cars to provide the deluxe service when they do not know How big the Market for the service will prove to he Mcgregor said he was pleased to see the taxicab Board has done some Market re search on the cabbies themselves had added this particular poll leaves too Many unanswered for he the Survey found 48 per cent of the 687 respondents had not used a cab at All in the last backing the cab Drivers and owners Contention that there is a limited he noted 80 per cent of respondents said they had no need to take a cab More often and 21 per cent said using cabs More frequently would be too we dont really have enough information to move from the position that we have just but he added he views it As a hopeful sign that Norquay is now getting involved in a dialogue with the cab who provided cab companies with copies of the Survey has promised to receive submissions from Indus try representatives before making a final decision on the proposal to add the Survey was conducted by Prairie research associates which says it is accurate to within percentage Points either Way 19 times out of Public notice Mitchell Diamond jewellers lease expiring All Stock must be liquidated environment officer proposed to keep City ecologically current by Janet Mcfarland the City is considering hiring a full time expert to coordinate efforts to make City Hall environmentally Chris works and operations committee said in an interview yesterday he is not aware of any other City that has its own environmentalist on one location Only 9425108 Eaton place main floor one location Only Man Jues Sal 9 306 00 Thun Fri 930930 and get your Pool set for summer Pool openings by appointment Only Kravco 550 Century route 90 North open saturdays o Pontiac grand am pm has a couple of hot numbers Thall be turning Heads this the 1990 Chevy Beretta and Pontiac grand both will make your heart race with High performance sport 5 Speed manual cruise tilt steering and cassette and right now pm turns up the heat with a couple More hot financing fixed for up to 48 months but the heat wave ends offer also available on oldsmob1ue Cutlass Calais and Buick offer available on All Chevrolet Oldsmobile Cutlass Buick and Pontiac grand ams purchased and delivered from dealer inventory Between april and May feel orders and leasing arrangements Are offer available Only to qualified retail buyers financing their purchases on approved Mac some Moduli May not be immediately available from dealer Slock see dealer for example for financed 48 months at monthly payment i Cost of borrowing is 83 total Cost of Lia Naclion is Down payment May be the buyer will be responsible for the payment of applicable in pcs and License at the Lima of transaction held Over until dealers but Lorenc said the number of environmental issues within City Halls Purview and within Winni pegs boundaries is growing rapid we Are scrambling to respond to this or that environmental Issue without any coordinated he for Lorenc said City committees have been asked in re cent months to Deal with hazardous waste Shoal Lake Street use of chlorofluorocarbons rfcs in City buildings and pesticide Spray the coordinators role should be not just twiddling his thumbs and waiting for issues to explode before he Lorenc he would anticipate where problems might exist and Alert us ahead of Lorenc said the City and province have also begun tentative discus Sions aimed at making Winnipeg an environmentally Independent although the delegation of author Ity has not been Lorenc said the plan is to allow Winnipeg to take Over some provincial there is a discussion that some of the environmental controls the regulatory part and the Public hear ing part should be dealt with by the City of Lorenc if it does then the need for that coordinator will be clearly even he said he Doest know How much the City would have to spend for a but the Money May be accommodated within the existing budget by not filling a vacant Posi Tion in another Lorenc asked civic executive policy committee yesterday to consider the hiring he brought the police fishing Appeal the Manitoba court of Appeal reserved decision yesterday in the Case of a City lawyer disputing the Validity of a search warrant ramp used to seize documents from his office and police should not be allowed to go on a fishing expedition by using search warrants As a method for investigating possible criminal of the Appeal court was told a search warrant should not be used As an investigative tool it should be used As a method for obtaining specific said lawyer Sid acting on behalf of Thomas a lawyer who had 11 of his files seized by ramp last Green asked the Appeal court to overturn a lower court decision that upheld the warrant used to seize the he argued the warrant was contrary to the charter of rights and which protects against unreasonable search and he said the warrant should have been More specific about what Type of documents could be a warrant is not a fishing expedition so that they police can take what they Green Lorenc proactive motion after it was adopted tuesday by lord Selkirk Transcona Community the request was referred to the administration for the com Mittee also asked for More information on a proposal by Terry Duguid to do a total review to find ways to make City Hall More environmentally Duguid Miles Macdonell said the civic government needs a coordinated plan and should take a Leader ship role As one of the cites largest he said the review should examine Pur chasing waste disposal and he suggested the review be con ducted by a panel of civic employees with expertise in environmental he said the Board could have the same members who just completed work on a task Force studying which deplete the earths Ozone expeditions court told he noted that not Only did police seize files from Bonns but also took personal papers from his Henderson Highway Home ments Bunn considers irrelevant to the police Green also argued Bunn had filed photocopies of much of the material in the 11 clients files with the Law society of making a search warrant but Crown attorney Bill Morton said the ramp need the original documents to determine whether there is a criminal Morton added its impossible to know exactly what information is As the ramp Haven sifted through the seized the documents were sealed and placed in the sheriffs office until a decision on the Validity of the War rant is the Law society of Manitoba suspended Bunn in january pending the 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