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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - May 22, 1986, Winnipeg, Manitoba Town by Catherine Bainbridge a Crown attorneys failure to Dis close the existence of an eyewitness to a killing Cost a Man nine months in custody awaiting the Crown counsel in the Robert was suspended without pay for one his actions did not involve a question of professional Deputy attorney general Tanner Elton said it was Sloppy work and misinformation on in suspended for Sloppy work Temal for the last nine Morri son conducted prosecutions for the Crown against Eric Joseph Robin he was released and proceed Ings were stayed with disclosure of statements by the was accused of Sec on degree murder in the death of a 52yearold transient last when he took on the Morri son was Given a police there were three important wit Nesses in that according to Robinsons defence Greg Morrison disclosed Only two of he n Crown Are obligated under government guidelines to fully disclose to the defence All evidence and any Rodin said an inmate and sons Girlfriend had filed statements against the Robinsons Girlfriend retracted her state the lawyer the third whom Morrison told no one said she was an eyewitnesses to the the who had no connection to the said she saw two women commit the Rodin said autopsy reports were consistent with Stab wounds from two that third witness was consequently never called at the preliminary hearing in Rodin Rodin said that before the pre see Crown Page Sunshine sends Farmers racing to Clear tonight 8 sunny tomorrow 22 May 1986 vol 114 to free press Sun rises sets Moon rises sets final 25 Home delivery 9570550 classified 9562330 second class mail registration number 0286 Trade team to grow Ottawa up Canadas Freer Trade negotiating team will have to be expanded to include More women and external affairs minister Joe Clark indicated yester Day As the first round of Trade talks with the United states the officials who accompanied Ca Nadian negotiator Simon Reisman to the first formal talks with the americans Are Only the preliminary Clark told the com we agree that the the Canadian team of must have a greater reflection of the makeup of Canadian he the government was criticized yesterday both for proceeding with Canada internal Trade the Trade talks while there Are sever Al outstanding Trade disputes be tween Canada and the United and for sending in a team with Only one woman and one of the six officials who sat with Reisman on the Canadian Side of the Large Walnut negotiating the Only woman was Sylvia ambassador for multilateral Trade be the Only francophone was Denis lawyer for the Trade negotiations the government re leased 27 of its previously secret studies on the Impact of a Freer Trade agreement late the said to include up to pages of cover a wide Range of Trade issues As invest ment and Trade penalties and exam Ine the Impact on specific sectors of the Economy such As fishing and several of the studies were edited to remove information the govern ment did not want to the talks yesterday and today Are described As to Deal with housekeeping issues such As How often the negotiators will meet and How much Tell the both Reisman and his american Peter were tight lipped As they grudgingly posed for photographers in the boar Droom of an office Tower near parliament Murphy said Only that Well give it our Best were the Best of Reis Man said during a lunch break at the governments official guest adding the talks got off on the right both opposition parties said Canada was being pushed around by the United states on several fronts this week and that it Doest Bode Well for the Trade a coalition of lumber companies formally asked to have Trade penalties imposed on Canadian soft Wood lumber imports this week and Treasury Secretary James Baker suggested Canada May have to take action to increase the value of its does the prime minister feel that the United states can continue to put this kind of economic pressure on our country As part of the process for free Trade asked Liberal Leader John will he not make it Clear that his government is not going to be pushed around in order to keep these negotiations going prime minister Mulroney said there will be a great Deal of problems for the negotiators to solve before any agreement is files were strewn about and equipment damaged throughout North Kildonan City school heavily damaged in classes cancelled by Paul Moloney classes at Emerson school were cancelled this morning after the North Kildonan elementary school was heavily damaged in a breaking Gerry River East school division assistant said Interior windows were broken throughout the 20classroom fire extinguishers were activated and files strewn he said dam age would run into the thousands of Green said the alarm company is investigating Why the schools silent alarms we rent triggered to Alert who were called by a neigh Bor who heard the sound of breaking classes at the school were expected to resume at 1 because a maintenance Crew had to wait for police to comb the school before cleanup could Green said he recall whether the with 521 students in kindergarten to Grade has previously been hit by francophone Back idea of French school boards by Jane Armstrong a group of francophone parents overwhelmingly supported a propos Al last night that would set up Sepa rate French school divisions in the francophone Community leaders asked them to lobby the province for changes to the Public schools act that would create French school school Sites Armand director of the provincial federation of francophone parents said last nights endorsement was an important first step in gaining the approval of All 22 such committees in the Bedard said the proposal was re leased Well after the provincial because he knew no Leader would dare touch it within six months before a representatives of 16 parents committees attended the meeting at Boniface Bedard said the groups have been considering the plan for about three he said Patria Tion of the Canadian Constitution was the major impetus behind the push for separate school the demand for a French school Board was one of several options see separate Page 4 principal Chris contacted at the at 323 Emerson ave refused to provide details of the i guess the less said about it the capper kids will find they can close a school by breaking a cappers position was supported by who said the incident was disclosed Only because there was no other Way to Alert parents and Stu dents of the cancellation of we really question the publicity of these kinds of Green i think the less publicity there the less likelihood kids will go on a Lark like this is part of the dilemma in calling the it draws attention to a situation which Doest Benefit from attention being drawn to who said he was notified at said the full extent of the damage wont be known until teach ers can assess the loss and damage of classroom equipment and Materi the biggest problem is the prob Lem of broken he until the police identification unit went through the the maintenance staff we rent Able to begin the clean when i got there at the maintenance people were still wait ing for the Green added a report on the total Cost of the incident will be submitted to school division trustees next parents want Legal redress in Childs death by Heidi Graham the parents of a girl who died from injuries suffered in a sexual assault in a Foster Home say they plan to sue the province for putting her the couple also wants the Winni Peg police department to investigate Why details of the sexual assault and death were released to the Media before the family was they still Haven told us any the Childs father said last the Only thing weve heard officially is that our Little girl the girls 15yearold male cons babysitting her at the time it is believed she was attacked been charged with first degree murder in the sexual assault the Mother of the accused boy was the slain girls Foster Parent and the who by Law cannot be is believed to have died from injuries she received during a sexual said acting inspector Sam Sewell of the police Juve Nile Sewell said a Blunt believed to have been a Broom Han was pushed into the Childs a puncturing it and the Walls of her that caused the Haemorrhaging and infections that eventually caused her he the pathologist who performed an autopsy on the girls body did not indicate when the injuries Are believed to have been or when the girl Sewell but it death did not occur in he it took some the Childs father said he and his wife were fortunate that a who heard the details of their Daugh ters death Over the relayed the bad news to because no matter How it Happ you dont want to be sitting in a bar somewhere when you hear it Over the the who works in a City but especially not the stuff they said happened to our police had Given out the girls first name at a news Confer ence and the parents said that is How the Friend knew it was their the father said he and his wife Are primarily concerned about the fact their daughter and her old brother were taken from them and put in a Home they considered we complained about it the Fos Ter Home a he but they told us it was Good enough for our the province took the two children almost a year the Mother because officials didst believe she could care for she said she knows she could have taken better care of them than her sister see parents Page 4 Freedman to probe allegations by Cecil Rosner charges of conflict of interest continued in the legislature yester Day after Premier Howard Pawley told Las former chief Justice Samuel Freedman is to investigate allegations of impropriety against Wilson Pawley said Freedman has been asked to submit a final report by 15 on whether the former Energy and mines minister acted improperly or was in a conflict Situa Tion with respect to the awarding of a contract to a former business the Premier Bent to opposition Premier taunts demands and included in the in quirks terms of reference sinks interest in the brokerage building at 115 Bannatyne Pawley said tuesday the inquiry would Deal Only with the Limestone related contract awarded to wac research with the provincial auditor investigating All matters relating to the brokerage who resigned from Cabi net Over the sat in the Back benches yesterday As the Premier made his his usual spot beside Pawley was taken by Deputy Premier Muriel while Parasiuk sat next to Bac Bencher Jim Walding in the third Row of government opposition Leader Gary Filmon praised the appointment of freed who will receive a Day for his saying he has full conf see Pawley Page 4 Commonwealth nations demand compensation from the news services London Canada and other Commonwealth countries demanded yesterday that South Africa pay full compensation to the three nearby states its armed forces at tacked in air and commando raids the Commonwealth Speaks out with one voice in utter and Complete condemnation of South african Mili tary aggression against the three Commonwealth frontline states of and said the Commonwealth Southern Africa committee in a joint state ment after an emergency meet ing called in the Wake of the we demand full compensation to the countries concerned for South Africa act of aggression against the composed of Commonwealth High including Roy Mcmurtry of said the attacks have done an incalculable harm to Hopes for peaceful change in South South Africa has claimed the raids were against guerrilla bases of the outlawed african National the three countries say there Are no Anc bases on their the Commonwealth statement also rejected the South african con we reject totally any attempt to justify or claim legitimacy for such see Botha Page 4 refugees Junior immigration minister Walter Mclean says new refugee measures will save Canada Money in the Long Bye Bonk Winnipeg Blue bombers ask Centre John Bonk to retire because of injury problems to his neck and Jet Deal Winnipeg Boeing of Canada wins a contract from its Parent to build 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