Winnipeg Free Press Newspaper Archives May 25 1990, Page 1

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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - May 25, 1990, Winnipeg, Manitoba Tempo soul Singer Lisa Stansfield defies the usual stereotypes focus acid House takes Quick action on air pollution Bill real estate open door business Leslie Obrien says real estate is an equal Opportunity profession 25 Sis we sports dynasty Rolls on oilers whip Bruins to win fifth Stanley cup 59 sunny today 22 Clear tonight 10 second class registration number 086 press Mav 118 n0173 Sun rises sets Moon rises 25t 35t outside Winnipeg weekly Home delivery i Winnipeg outside Winnipeg main switchboard 9439331 Home delivery 9570550 classified 956233o Glenn free press t fuming taxpayers packed Kelvin High last night to denounce property tax Homeowner decries inept political preparation by Donald Campbell and Kevin Rollason More than 300 homeowners from River Heights and Crescent Wood spewed confrontational questions and insults at Winnipeg civic officials and politicians last night Dur ing a Community protest Over rising property it would take a lot of courage to get up there and face an angry mob like said Al who kept to the sidelines for most of meeting at Kelvin High do you know Why they chopped Down All the Trees around City Hall so there int 29 councillors hanging from to stopping Short of a March on City Hall with torches and the crowd showed anger and sarcastic contempt towards civic tax administrators and the provincial asses they booed when the tax officials were and they heckled them when they tried to explain taxes Rose by As much As 73 per cent in the neighbourhood due to High property at one Point in his City assessor de Sworko was in erupt de by a Volin of shouted quest when someone How much did your taxes go up Sworko snapped Mike television news an Chor for cd tvs 24 fired up the crowd when he took the floor microphone and demanded specific answers about Why the City has not collected million in Back taxes from corporations and i have to pay More in taxes this Mccourt for what a Roadway that looks like something from the Tran Africa i might As Well go live in Linden he and if enough of us this area will turn into a Rooming several City councillors and Las attended the including Christine my acc River to Iguls and Murray who sat on lilo panel to respond to both Mckee and Murray defended their efforts to get councillors to Reform their but we Are a Murray Ive been in cured and Liumis Iki led for every budget Cut Ive Liberal Leader Sharon Carstairs and fellow Las Jim care and Avis Gray also took in the As did see chorus Page 4 tax bitten councillor by Kevin Rollason a Winnipeg City councillor whose property tax Bill jumped More than is spearheading a Call fur a review of civic finances and the tax Dore n Demare Riel House said she and per Kaufmann Seine whose lures Rose by about Are so amen urn about spiralling properly taxes they Are pushing for a special meeting of City Council to Deal smelly with i ideas being proposed by the two councillors include a five year hiring la probe consideration of a minimum property tax and contracting out civic work Iha private sector can do better and i honestly and truly believe that if there is a majority of we can Stem this darn de Mare said our in creases were still too High this were doing something people and businesses Are being taxed out of their Kaufmann said a five year civic hiring freeze could Lead to a 20per cent lax see City Page 4 Meetin Filmon sees movement on Meech by Pauline Comeau Senate Reform is the last major obstacle preventing prime minister Mulroney from calling a first minis ters meeting on the Meech Lake Premier Gary Filmon said if negotiators Are Able to get to the Liberal Leader Sharon Carstairs predicted the wests de sire for a triple e Senate and que becs demand for a veto will be the major bargaining pm tries Arm thursdays Bank rate tops 14 Bank of Canada rate Over the past 12 Konttis May Jim jul aug sop ocl nov Jan mar apr May 1989 1990 source of Canada Winnipeg free press Filmon said yesterday major opponents to the mooch like a including Hartline Premier Clyde wails of have responded favourably to the Docu ment senator Lowell Murray car ried across the country last i have been encouraged that even Premier with some Modifica has accepted the Lowell Mur Ray who is to meet with Mulroney saturday for onion one talks about the the Way my discussions have gone with even he is being More and More accepting of the fact this can satisfy his con Filmon then added his voice to cars fairs and new democratic see concerns Page 4 As pact bogs Down by Kelly Taylor the Bank of Canada rate Rose to its highest level since 1982 yester a jump analysts tied to Lucien Bouchard resignation As Federal environment minister and fears the Meech Lake Accord could it personal loan rates Are not sex Ivind to Rise immediately As a Urey i is a Meech not a Crow rate like weve Steve manager of the Winnipeg office of Richardson this is the result of political problems which i Hope Mulroney will soon be Able to Dank of Canada governor John Crow set the Bank rate at at per up from per cent last week and the first time the trendsetting rate topped 14 per cent since August 1982 when the country was in a massive following Bouchard see consumer Page 4 Tor i school principal says family approved use of murder site track meet defended by school by Paul Wiecek a government funded women group has drawn fire for criticizing a decision to hold a school track meet in a Field where a woman body was found the Manitoba action committee on the status of women issued a statement that a Field behind Grant Park High school where the body was found sunday should not have been used for a track meet weve got some Calls from parents who Felt that the decision was crass to hold it Monique committee administrative support the parents on this Ami i Slink there should be a further Raimbault said in an interview yesterday less than an hour later after learning school officials received the godhead from the Parent see inflammatory Page 4 Index Ann 45 comics 56 44 45 6 39 Puzzle 49 55 people 36 i 53 35 36 37 weekend airline served Man 8 drinks in 20 minutes by Terry Weber an a Canada passenger who was served More a of liquor within 20 i ii fivi fair tie for ii july Iii tiie flight to Laud in win alcoholic fined getting forcing jetliner to land in Winnipeg who was served be of was Given a tit your discharge after pleading to its what he particularly in Light of what air travellers have gone through in the Tuvin Cial comte judge Charles Rubin Suid Coore Senurio its Bovio ail Dif Oculi to Thini that youre sorry Rubin Niue red Chuni i admit Ted alcoholic to air Ranada the spent on Landing in Winnipeg and to perform 200 hours of Community service helping people outside brushed past apologizing for the inconvenience he had Cost the other passengers and Crew in sorry for any inconvenience 1 caused he court was told the incident occurred 5 Shanly after accompanied by his two boarded flight 156 in Vancouver to Fly nonstop to where they planned to catch a connecting flight to court was told that once the flight was in the Chornobay consumed eight two ounce Vodika drinks within 20 becoming disruptive in the Ralph air Canadas general nun Manitoba said last night it would be unusual for a passenger to be served eight drinks in such a Short space of time unless several flight attendants were approached and asked for we dont keep track of everyone level of he he added flight attendants generally Cut passengers off if they have had too much to although Chornobay was unable to remember what he did during the trip recalling Only that he was removed from the plane by ramp in Winnipeg a flight attends provided details of his actions for As the Man grew More the flight attendant told police the Crew was forced to separate from other passengers until they could ultimately requiring a curtain around him to keep the peace in the see lawyer Page 5

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