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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - May 17, 1990, Winnipeg, Manitoba The province Winnipeg free press May Page 2 Richard provincial editor giacy3 to Fiefe press Resch shows some of the products in his duty free store on steady sales growth forces expansion at duty free store by Gladys Terichow special to the free press Emerson eight years after opening Canadas first duty free shop Michael Resch is expanding the work on the 230squaremetre addition to the 772squaremetre facility located Between the Cana Dian and customs is to begin later this we Are getting a Little crowd Resch adding sales have increased steadily at 20 per cent a year since he said one of the objectives of duty free stores is promoting sales of Canadian manufactured and each stores inventory must be at least 20 per cent Cana Resch said his has 53 per cent Canadian were very proud of the Emerson shop employs 14 and another 10 to 12 during the tourist works tirelessly at provincial and National Levels to promote the his efforts were recognized earlier this year in Ottawa when the tour ism Industry association of Canada honoured him for outstanding contributions to National tour ism awareness week and tax re Resch said Hes been preaching tourism since when he opened the duty free tourism and duty free shops go hand in but its not Only be cause of my business that in involved in he whoever understands the eco nomic situation in Canada knows we have to generate additional funds to pay off the National if we want to continue with our social maintain our Dis Posable incomes and increase our Standard of we need to generate funds from outside the who immigrated to can Ada from West Germany in uses his native country to Illus trate the Large number of tourists in search of different vacation each year about 52 million per son trips Are generated in West he but last year Only involved Resch said Many More West germans would visit Manitoba if they knew about its fishing clean Beautiful coun Safe cities and interesting we can be one of the top tourist attractions in the world but what Good does it do if nobody knows about it he he said Hes hoping the third an Nual National tourism awareness which runs until will increase Public awareness of the Industry growth potential and encourage More people to lobby governments for increased marketing expenditures and tax Goose injunction sought residents urge end to neighbors nuisance farm by Terry Weber a group of angry residents is Tak ing a West Paul Goose Farmer Back into trying to bring his controversial operation to a Vincent Judy John John Adam and Jean Richardson filed a motion in court of Queens Bench demand ing Wally Arndt be restrained from raising geese on his property before the next farming they claim the operation poses a nuisance to the nuisance cannot be adequately compensated by Money damages and if the defendants intentions Are not the plaintiffs will suffer irreparable court documents filed by the residents the residents want a permanent injunction against restraining him from continuing the Goose oper saying the use of the land zoned residential and agricultural breaches the Rural municipality of West Pauls planning the plaintiffs also allege files and the odor of the operation will interfere with their use of their own nearby property if the operation is allowed to resume for the coming the plaintiffs have been put to Effort and expense in cleaning up the feathers and dust which enter into their properties from the defendants their statement of claim the Case was adjourned yesterday for a future yesterdays action follows a Simi Lar move last month in which the pm of West Paul argued unsuccessfully that Arndts operation be stopped because he was violating zoning bylaws by raising the Justice Wilfred Degraves of court of Queens Bench refused to consider complaints that the farm is a nuisance to surrounding Home the municipality Battle with Arndt began last summer when he started raising geese on his River Crest property after West Paul rejected his proposals for a 40lot residential subdivision on the eight hectare parcel of Arndt has said that he began the Goose farm after receiving no response to a letter he sent to residents asking them to either support the subdivision or get the fowl As neigh the municipality had initially said there was nothing it could do to halt the operation because it did not appear to violate regulations which provide for combined residential and agricultural searchers locate missing Manitoba woman an elderly Manitoba woman was found in Good condition this morning after spending 17 hours lost in thick Woods and swamp of Southeastern new police said Wilma of was visiting a Friend in when she went out tuesday at for what was supposed to be a 20minute she did not return and was reported missing around 7 who was travelling with her had been in new Brunswick for three weeks and was to return Home this Jack Smiths said he Doest know How his sister be came lost in the but added Shes Safe and will be Home Shes dehydrated and scratched up quite a bit but Shes going to be Wilson in Southeastern new is located just a few Kilometres from the provincial Bor Der with William Hanson of the Stephen ramp detachment said officers supported by trained ground search and Rescue Crews combed the thickly wooded areas near ledge Hanson said the area was very heavily wooded Cedar stands and bog More than 50 people were involved in the which was supported by ramp tracking Smith was located 500 metres from ledge about one Kilometre from where she began her Hanson reported to be in Good Smith was taken to Charlotte county Hospital in Stephen where she is being kept for deaths a Hospital spokesman said Smith was suffering from but no other specific Wilson said his sister should be released from Hospital either today or Hanson said the area can be a real trap for people unfamiliar with the it was probably just being unfamiliar with the area and she got turned around in the if you got disoriented or it got it would be hard to find your Way our mistake a Story yesterday gave the wrong dates for the Winnipeg symphony orchestras performances of the rite of the concerts take place Friday and saturday classified death of widow of Russell Yvonne wife of Cecil husband of Giuseppina of widow of Joe widow of Michael Lavina wife of Jack of widow of Steve wife of George Agnes widow of William Lillian of Winni of wife of Nick Tiffani Frieda of of formerly of Eugene of of wife of William municipal leaders deny role of tax cannibals by Randy Turner municipal leaders say they Are tired of being called cannibals for collecting skyrocketing education levies even though local taxes Are being kept in Rural property owners hit with Large increases when they open their tax Bills in june will probably vent their frustration at municipal offi Eton Reeve of the Rural municipality of East its human nature when property owners pay taxes and they have concerns and it is the municipal Reeves and administration taking the Mel Nyk he in paying it to you youre the West Paul Reeve Linda Mcdonald All the municipalities Are going to have a lot of problems and a lot of irate Mcdonald theres going to be lineups at the Melnyk and Mcdonald pointed out that tax increases facing municipalities surrounding Winni Peg Are largely due to escalating education combined with province wide tax in East for local and provincial education levies combined jumped More than million this More than 70 per last the same two levies combined for an increase of about in West school levies jumped by while local taxes Rose Only even though the education Levy increases will be offset up to 50 per cent in the first year by provincial Melnyk said the Impact of the tax Reform was it was he municipal leaders expect a Back lash from ratepayers and a renewed cry from municipalities to shift responsibility for tax collection toward school because of these huge increases in certain this subject could rear its head Homer president of the Manitoba association of Urban municipal there will be a move again for councils to say education Levy in creases Are becoming astronomical in past municipalities have called for school divisions to collect their own portion of the but that proved unfeasible because of the Cost of double Gill Melnyk said maybe the time has come for school Divi Sions to collect All including the municipality in most the education portion of the total property tax Bill is about co to 70 per he it Doest make sense that 70 cents of every Dollar we collect is on behalf of somebody Glenn free press Melnyk believes its time school boards collected councils face anger As mad Days end by Randy Turner municipal ratepayers facing tax increases wont be getting mad this and that spells trouble for local administration and one Rural Reeve in the midst of the massive re the provincial municipal Branch has dropped the traditional mad meet the assessor when assessors spend a few Days in each Rural municipality office Field ing questions and complaints from it was like a one none thing when the taxpayer could Deal with people on an individual West Paul Reeve Linda Mcdonald but this the provincial government has eliminated mad she they have re fused to hold As a Mcdonald fears municipal employees and politicians will feel the Wrath of ratepayers destined to absorb Large her concern stems from the fact that West Pauls assessment has meaning some rate payers Are bound to balk at impending the provincial school Levy in West Paul jumped about 71 per cent this even with a provincial the Overall tax in crease facing the pm is about we Are going to be hit Mcdonald Bob director of the Manitoba tax said the elimination of mad Days was in in previous Only 30 or 40 municipalities were reassessed each year so there were enough assessors to staff mad he this year All 201 municipalities were we simply didst have the bodies to put into 201 municipalities for a few Days Brown there Are 130 staff in the including 100 he Brown noted that the Branch has offered to hold regional Public meet As Well As open houses at their regional its the same thing As mad Only we could operate out of our he Brown said information compiled in the new assessment was put into not detailed Field sheets that the assessors used to cart to municipal furniture door crashers Oak by bookshelves for Coffee table q q 2 end tables o 9 video unit Village Oak finish while Stock lasts not exactly As illustrated Vav different colors fabrics deluxe Loveseat swivel Rocker Reg incredible Kitchen suite 105 Regent 2229290 3 locations 233 Henderson 661 3939 399 282 Annes 2564900

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