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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - May 9, 1986, Winnipeg, Manitoba Row May 3 losses estimated at nazi probe seeks new soviet i old theatre gets reprieve As renovation plans approved Friy to hmm to acid my Uptown Bowling the a fief up tool saving it ran demolition to make Way for a modern strip on act plan approved Owler divid mik8 was Given nil Mem to build a to Storey Toddi ton to the East Side of the building at 912 Academy mid this would make the Structure commercially viable and allow its Bingo licence approved the childrens Benefit association received a Bingo licence from the Manitoba lotteries foundation yesterday after a nine month Battle to win spokesman Barb Terr Spolski said the group received approval yester Day afternoon and will be Back in business for the first time in nearly a year tomorrow the which raises Money for the childrens Hospital Burn had to find tenants for its new Hall at 1164 main Street before it became eligible for a Bingo regulations introduced by the lotteries foundation last year do not allow the establishment of any additional Halls to be used solely for Tarnopolski said the group always intended to use the Hall for other purposes during the primarily for programs developed by the Chil Drens but she said the Norwest Coop and social services Centre which offers Day family planning seniors health counselling and foot has be come the tenant the lotteries officials the association has raised More than for the Burn Ward at childrens exhibition told to find new office Winnipeg enterprises has Given the red River exhibition 60 Days to vacate its offices in the winnipeg1 Arena after its lease expires at the end of Larry chairman of enterprises which runs the Arena and Winnipeg stadium on behalf of the City said yesterday that More room is needed by the Winnipeg whose offices Are also housed in the they Are really he the jets Are our main clients and lets face it they need to be on site and the sex Fleisher in Crescent Heights said the exhibition has been talking about moving to a permanent site for but nothing has enterprises finally decided it had to take the Bull by the he but Fleischer said his Board is almost certain to extend the dead line by another 30 Days at the exhibitions giving it until the end of August to move the Board will vote on the request May Jack exhibition said the organization would have great difficulty moving its offices and running the annual fair at the same time this but he said the move be a big problem if enterprises agrees to the extra 30 our needs Are not As critical As the he while it mov ing is an inconvenience to its something we can live Curran said the exhibition is hop ing to get temporary office space somewhere in the Arena Complex each summer during the period when the fair is in he said the exhibition eventually plans to move the fair to a Perma nent site West of Assiniboia but has yet to set a Date for he said yesterday s de made Over the objections of of the buildings closest neigh is Only a first it will be a month or two before he knows Tor sure whether the Mem Wilt Miles the concept has been he now we have to go out and get support from the financial inst to muons who put up the Money for this kind of and from some the a Bowling would contain fewer lanes but a number of boutiques after the Addi Tion is Miles Ori Isth Nothel with a strip it that prove an outcry from some River Heights residents and the Manitoba history cat who said the Structure should be the City asked the two sides to negotiate and yesterday Pun was the but the new scheme fan into opposition unmet rest dents group that claims the Pansun will add to traffic and Park ing problems in the opponent John Whitecrow told the cites variance and conditional use committee the two Storey addition also will hide Many of the architectural features that make the building Worth catapulting canine the Boston flies through the air to fetch a stick from Neil Scott during a stroll yesterday through River Scott loves to jump Imperial group troubles Likely to stall housing plan work on the i omillion residential component of the North Portage redevelopment Likely will be delayed by the receivership of parts of the Imperial group of Isadora North Portage development said he had expected to sign a final agree ment with Imperial this month but the timing has been thrown off by wednesdays we were looking toward a fairly imminent Start of Coop obviously theres going to be some i would characterize it As a matter of not Coop said Imperial representatives were in touch with him yester Day and will be making a proposal on How they intend to he refused to speculate on whether the development corporation will make tentative approaches to other developers As a safety valve in Case Imperial a letter of intent signed in february called for Imperial to build 300 to 400 apartment units within an area bounded by Edmonton and Vaughan streets South of Ellice a Coop said other parts of the North Portage including a shopping mall under construction by Cadillac Fairview and an office Tower to be built by investors Are not none of them Are contingent on the timing of the he Imperial group president Gerald Libling could not be reached yester Day but the company issued a state ment saying the receivership is limited to projects built up to wound Down the statement said the affairs of Imperial developments Canada will be wound along with those of three subsidiaries Imperi Al developments Imperial ventures and Imperial Finan Cial services the companies were placed in receivership by the Bank of Nova which is owed about the which Imperial blamed on continued softening of the Alberta real estate does not affect the Parent company and other arms of the the statement these separate units have operated independently and will continue to be Active in ongoing Jamie of receiver Coopers and refused to provide details of imperials Situa Jim general manager of the Winnipeg Core area said Libling assured him yesterday that Imperial wants to proceed with a i million condominium project in the historic Exchange under the first announced in Cambridge Imperial developments is to convert the old Ashdown warehouse at 167 banana Tyne Avenue into 95 luxury apart the project has been described As a crucial element in Core area initiative plans to attract other residential developers to the we dont have a signed agree ment or August but Ive been assured by the presi Dent of the company that they Are going to because they have problems in one area Doest necessarily mean that work stops in other if wishes to demolish the this is Fin but we dont want him to mutilate he David of 17 Ash St the building already causes parking problems so severe that residents sometimes cant get Down the Back Lane to Park their Marian of 447 Eugenie argued that its old buildings like the former theatre that make the City interesting to we usually dont show them Pembina Highway with its strip she Allan whose Home at 173 Ash Street is right next to the said the building is one of the Rea sons he bought the House last he said it acts As a privacy Barrier Between his House and Academy review Agency clears officer j of allegation a police watchdog Agency has found a City police officer did not use excessive Force in breaking up a Pool Hall argument last in a decision released a Law enforcement review Agency panel ruled there was reasonable doubt about How Dennis sustained injuries in an altercation with two police last month testified he sustained a Black a fracture below his right blurred vision and headaches resulting from John Butcher slamming his head against a Pool said he was not resisting arrest when Butcher put his hand behind his head and shoved it on to the not in its the three member said it would not be reason Able for Butcher and his partner to inflict intentional injury upon Rou ble in the presence of several civil Ian witnesses Ron roubles de scribed the panels reasoning As silly and a lapse in he said the review Agency wont take the word of a complainant Over a police officer and then says police wont act improperly when wit Nesses Are it leaves you with the impression that there Are no circumstances where review Agency panels would find in favor of the Laxer Laxer noted two witnesses sup ported his clients claim that he didst resist police How Many witnesses would you have to have the lawyer he said he has agreed to file a civil suit on behalf of seek ing general and punitive since its formation the Agency has rejected All four complaints it has heard alleging police in the latest panel presid ing officer Sheilla Linburd said rouble was provocative and dangerous when approached by Butcher and Fred it was noted that rouble was his arms were and he was taunting an individual to Linburd wrote in the five Page there is no doubt that this Atti tude coupled with the complainants necessitated the actions of the police in apprehending and handcuffing we find that there is reasonable doubt As to the manner in which the complainants injury was sus we do not find the complainants injury to be attributable to an intentional act on the part of Butch Linburd said rouble had been asked twice if he wished to complain of abusive police behaviour shortly after the she said rouble declined the invitation at the Public safety building and the Martha Street detoxification by his own rouble has a poor memory of the and one clouded by the consumption of she review Agency commissioner Hans Schneider said he Doest expect the panels decision will affect the number of complaints the Agency child abuse investigated in death Winnipeg police Are investigating the possibility of child abuse in the death of a old baby yes a police department spokesman said the child abuse unit was involved in the investigation and re fused further sources said the baby had major injuries and was apparently dead when it arrived at an autopsy was conducted yesterday at health sciences it is believed the baby parents were known to the local child and family services a spokesman for the Northwest child and family services said he was aware of the incident but re fused Terry of the chief medical examiners also refused com ment and referred questions to to judge upholds Transfer of youth to adult court a court of Queens Bench judge has upheld the Transfer to adult court of one of two teenagers charged with the murder of an elderly James Man last in a decision released Justice Aubrey Hirschfield agreed with a Lowe court judge who ruled the Transfer was necessary for the Protection of society and the Robert Matthew is charged with first degree murder in the death of George Edgar who was found last september after being stabbed re u of m medical school forced to Cut enrolment the University of Manitoba school of Medicine will Cut enrol ment by about 10 per cent this becoming the fifth faculty to curb class size since John Dean of said yesterday budget restraints Are forcing the faculty to reduce enrolment by 10 students to the decision was made because of concern about the Quality of the undergraduate Wade he said the reduction will mean smaller groups of students for Clini Cal work and closer in the past the number of full time teaching positions in the medical faculty has been Cut by 39 to about Wade there have been cuts in the Supply cuts in support he there has been a substantial reduction in budget Over the past 10 or 11 University spokesman Bob Rae Burn said the faculties of a agriculture and science have curbed admissions since the which last year had a f operating Bud is awaiting word on the size of s 198687 provincial government Grants usually cover about three quarters of its operating in the Raeburn said the University has set operating Bud gets at 96 per cent of last years with the medical school limited to about meanwhile a spokesman for the Boniface general Hospital re search foundation says Manitoba will soon have a world class medi Cal research the Library to be located in the research foundations new ill Mil lion Centre will be equipped with a computer system Pur chased with a Grant from the Caro Lyn Sifton Peter Williamson the system will link the Library to those in Boniface general the health sciences the University of Manitoba and the National Library of Wash we will have Access to the most up Odate medical information Williamson noting the Library collection of med ical literature is considered the Over medical journals publish More than articles and its estimated that the knowledge base doubles every seven he that an enormous amount of extremely valuable and this Way All of it will be readily Avail Able to Manitoba John the Boni face foundations director of re called the planned Library computer network a fantastic in Foerster said the system will make research much faster and More Williamson said the system Init tally will be limited to printing Short summaries of articles and telling users where to locate full but terminals will be Able to print out articles in their he we even Hope there will come a Point when anyone anywhere in Manitoba will be Able to tap into the system with their Home com he heatedly at his Thompson drive chalks 17yearold also has been ordered to stand trial As an but that decision is under Appeal to Queens in his Hirschfield noted psychiatrists have diagnosed Chaulk mentally saying he suffers from paranoid the judge said if Chaulk is going to use the defence of he should be tried in adult although the same defence is available under the Young offenders the proper forum for a trial on the Issue is adult where a jury can decide whether the accused is insane As defined in the criminal he Hirschfield also agreed with provincial judge Raymond Cramers finding that the youth corrections system lacks adequate facilities to treat juveniles with severe mental it is unfortunate but True that the likelihood of the Young person receiving proper medical and psychiatric treatment is greater in the adult court system than in the youth court Hirschfield if found guilty in youth Chaulk could have been sentenced to a maximum three year while an adult conviction carries a mini mum 25 years Hirschfield said if medical treat ment and supervision were required for More than three it would not be available to Chaulk under provisions of the Young offenders

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