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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - May 16, 1990, Winnipeg, Manitoba E province Winnipeg free press May Page 2 Richard provincial editor Dave Effiee press Anderson strides walking proof that cancer cant Stop everyone it walking woman wishes she could keep on going by Nick Martin Lorna Anderson was ready to pack it in a month now she wishes she could just pop into Eriksdale sunday and keep right on making tracks to British has already raised for cancer research since beginning her 850kilometre walk for life in Thunder Bay april the former cancer victims destination is her Home Eriks where she is due Back at her Job As postmaster next As she trekked up Annes Road toward downtown Winnipeg yesterday she revised her fundraising goal to triple her original despite a rough Start on her 32kilometreaday Anderson now talks about another fundraising Marathon some time in the possibly All the Way to the first two Days i left Thun Der i was just about ready to folder because it was Uphill and it was the sleet and Snow and after those first two Noth ing could make me i just wish i didst have to id like to go right on to Anderson has twice had Malig Nant tutors the last five years fourteen relatives have had six of whom people have been pulling Over to the shoulder of the Tran Canada Highway to donate Money and Tell Anderson their own cancer you meet so Many interesting i cried a said Ander who admits she gets choked up when people holler encourage ment on the one Shes shed had cancer three times in three i told her not to give to think positive All the Anderson has been hitting the Road at 7 and walking until Early her husband is right behind her in a donated to bile Home in which Treyve slept some although Motel owners have also contributed rooms and the Royal Canadian legions in Dryden and Kenora have thrown bashes for and friends from Eriksdale showed up in had Ashville for a big when we got to i was just it was so my shoes must have weighed 10 pounds the cold in Thunder Bay had forced Anderson to pull on a pair of something she hates to do when i wore socks one Day and got so i took my socks Anderson has lost almost five kilograms and her legs feel Shes still on her first pair of shoes the Best shoes in the world Nike there not even worn and Ive walked in sleet and every truckers have been extremely responsive to the walk for she the truckers have been just they pull and they All blow their i like it when they blow their Anderson planned her fundraising walk four years but didst even Tell her husband until last after shed trained 14 kilo metres a Day through the sum she encountered some of them at Home thought i even my own he was worried about fearing the exertion might bring her cancer Anderson cleared by her she arranged with Canada Post to carry Over three weeks Holiday time from 1989 to add to her 1990 holi Days for the she started in Thunder Bay be cause her sister lives Ander son emphasizing that Shes not trading in any Way on the memory of Terry whose run for cancer research ended near Thunder Anderson Heads Northwest out of Winnipeg this along notre Dame route and Inkster Boulevard to Highway City teenager drowns fishing at seven Sisters dam a Winnipeg teenager drowned at the seven Sisters dam during the a Whitemouth ramp spokesman said a was fishing below the dam about saturday when he slipped on a fell into the River and was swept away by the the boy was with some other people at the but his name was withheld pending notification of fam the spokesman deaths classified death husband of Vivian Gary Arnold Adolf Laura of Winni of White William widower of be mice of Swan wife of Gerard Robert formerly of husband of Tina Svea of Teu widow of Wallace Stanley husband of Addie widower of Olive june Beatrice of Alta widow of Alvin of widow of Tommy of formerly of wife of Mike a of Vir Rose of por Tage la wife of Floyd of Walter husband of Jean Lulu of Portage la widow of Hugh Mclaughl Wilson Hus band of Edythe of Hildegard of wife of Josef Orli Ellen of Winni widow of Douglas of wife of Henry Alice widow of Arthur Winnifred of Winni wife of Charlie Josephine widow of Stanley Hewak raps shortage of Brandon court space by Terry Weber immediate Steps must be taken to Deal with a severe Lack of court space in chief Justice Ben Hewak said in his annual report we face an acute problem of Lack of adequate court facilities in some of the regional Hewak noted in the for we have an imme Diate problem in Brandon where the court facility is totally invade Queens Bench and provincial courts share four courtrooms with an expanded family court sys tem in the downtown Brandon court critics have charged the situation is inappropriate for dealing with matters also noting Little space is available for court support staff and for lawyers to interview clients and refused to elaborate when contacted Justice Jeffrey Oliphant of court of Queens Bench in Brandon refused to elaborate on the conditions faced daily by court saying Only if you had to work in the youd know what the inadequacies in the 24page Hewak also discusses the recent restructuring of the Justice departments prosecutions Branch and responds to Public criticisms of How the judiciary handles issues such As child abuse and Domestic although plans Are under Way to ease the situation in Hewak toured that court House yesterday added there is still some ground to cover before any real changes Are because this is a priority preliminary Steps have already been taken to assess the Hewak we Are continuing to seek and obtain reports and recommendations from architects together with a commitment from the provincial government to provide the appropriate Justice minister Jim Mccrae said in an interview yesterday the Solu Tion to the problem in Brandon is currently being studied by the gov noting a consultants re port on ways of rectifying the Situa Tion was completed earlier this its not something you can solve very he adding the province has yet to determine whether the 80yearold building should be renovated or if a new Structure will be part of the he said stems from an expanded family court sys tem being putting an extra judge and master to work in the no Date set i cant give you a Date when a new building will Mccrae Liberal Justice critic Paul Edwards said Hes not satisfied with the provinces recent saying Mccrae had promised to rectify the problems during an election speech two years this whole scenario is reminiscent of the remand he said referring to ongoing complaints that the government has failed to up Grade conditions at the Winnipeg remand this has been an ongoing prob Lem for Many there just int space to conduct what has to be he also noted consideration has to be Given to whether the Community would be Best served by a new court building or if alterations to the exist ing Structure would in other areas covered by the Hewak also responds to criticisms levelled by Public interest groups through the Media that the judiciary int informing itself on progressive correction techniques or social problems such As child spousal aboriginal Justice problems and alcoholism and drug Hewak said judges attend numer Ous seminars each year and can now Avail themselves of educational pro Grams set up by the Canadian judicial Centre in judicial Legal education is and has always been an important priority not Only for the judges of this court but indeed for All judges in he Hewak added changes to the prosecutions Branch have also helped reduce the court giving Rise to earlier trial dates being Portage considers curfew crime hits Home As aldermen victims of vandals by Maureen Houston Winnipeg free press Portage la Prairie City Council will consider imposing a curfew on All youth under the age of after City aldermen recently be came victims of vandalism and theres no reason for those kids to be on the Street after 11 Jack who suggested the said after monday nights Council if we can implement some sort of curfew maybe they be run Ning at last Mclean and seven neighbors found their vehicles Bro Ken into while parked in their Back and damage totalled about crime victim Kurt Kelly was also the Vic Tim of crime recently when the hotel he owns was burglarized and then the front window was smashed in a separate As Kelly said he also was awakened during the night recently by a person trying to break in through his bedroom in concerned about the crime rate in our Kelly told Council on he said at least two other local businesses have recently had Dis play windows Ross chairman of the protective services said he would seek recommendations from the committees citizen advisory while Kelly suggested efforts be made to increase personnel on the 19member local ramp detach Mclean said the problem lies with the judicial which he called a if it was me out on the id be carrying a club and that would solve the he said Angri but our illustrious society Doest allow that kind of its finally going to come to the Point where people Are going to Rise up with their own arms and clean up the but ramp staff Howard Kearley said vandalism in Portage has dropped while 1989 showed a 31percent drop in Vandal ism from the previous in the first four months of 1990 wilful dam age cases dropped further to 84 from 114 in the same period last we must be careful not to use our personal experiences to suggest that this is a larger Kearley the number of Howe Are up from last with 43 business and 21 residential incidents in the first three months of 1990 compared to a total of 26 breaking in the same period last but Kearley said most of these involved the theft of cigarettes and can be attributed to a different group than Young a curfew would be difficult for the already overburdened police to Kearley adding he plans to approach Council soon to request two additional officers be an it would also be necessary to first get Legal advice to see if it would Impact on the charter of rights and freedoms and whether it would stand up in Glen Carlson said he does not believe a curfew would stand up to human rights my personal View is even if we did get a it keep the right kids off the to be Able to police something like youd need an Don Kelly and Smith agreed a curfew would not solve the you cant do it with said weve got to get Community groups together and Cre ate a Community will to Stop May 14th 22nd Winnipeg stadium Over in inventory new used trucks vans w All prices clearly marked on every 7752511 77526oo

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