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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - May 26, 1990, Winnipeg, Manitoba S Winnipeg May Bingo provides modes for stealing bus fares Ftp fee Canadian press a compulsive the to player who used com pressed air to steal Money from bus Fate boxes was Given a suspended sentence Claude a Penticton bus pleaded guilty to theft Over provincial court was told that fou Gas was inspired to use com pressed air to get Money out of the fare after watching air move numbered balls around in Bingo a Crown prosecutor Norm Yates said the exact amount of Money stolen by fou Gas Between july and december 1989 int but its estimated he took Between and Canada Shell Boycott quashed Vancouver a City Council Resolution barring Shell Canada from bidding on City contracts be cause of its Parent company connections with South Africa was quashed in a judgment released yes Council was pursuing a philosophical or political interest beyond that contemplated by the City Char said Justice prank Mazcko of the supreme gasoline rupture is suspected cause of refinery refinery blast Tike Thunder one two severely burned Sherwood up an explosion at a pet Ocanada re finery that crackled like Thunder and shot flames High into the air killed one worker and severely burned two others thursday the condition of the two injured men was upgraded from critical to serious by the University of Alberta hospitals Burn unit yesterday morn one was admitted with Burns to 65 per cent of his body and the other suffered Burns to 45 per cent of his several workers were treated at the located on the Eastern outskirts of Edmonton in an area known As refinery Row because a number of major Oil companies have pm pits the explosion occurred in the Gas Oline processing area of the said Loyd pet Ocanada fire and safety prevention like a bomb the blast rocked Homes and sent plumes of smoke billowing into the area that could be seen for kilo it was like a bomb going said one worker coming out of the Rod a worker on duty at nearby Gibsons Petroleum said there was just a big just a Ball of flames and then they died he said the flames shot 15 to 20 metres into the the which started about was brought under control in about 45 Dan Seibel of Sherwood Park ramp said a gasoline rupture is believed to have touched off the Strathcona firefighters rushed Back to the scene late thursday night after another leak was disco Vered under the main the noticed just after 11 was swiftly brought under the two Burn victims were at the base of a Furnace in the processing Seibel said a report that the victim killed in the explosion was found trapped under debris was not several searches of the refinery were made in an attempt to locate any other there Are 30 to 40 people working in the area of the explosion at any one said the Plant had just resumed operations after a five week shutdown for the which employs 350 workers and processes barrels of Oil will remain closed until an investigation is company spokesman Judy wish Bacon said no dangerous emis Sions were released into the Atmo sphere during the explosion and traffic along the Highway in front of the refinery was closed Down for at least two the blast came As hockey fans spilled into downtown streets to Cele brate the Edmonton oilers nil Stanley cup Victory in Robert Viens was walking near the refinery when he heard an explosion that crackled like he turned in time to see flames shooting As High As the flare stacks at the followed by Billows of Black the pet Ocanada refinery has had some other problems in the past few the company was charged a year ago with safety Vio lations in the death of a worker who fell 10 metres after inhaling deadly Hydrogen Sulphide in february the Alberta environment department issued a control order under the clean water act after two spills of water contaminated with lightweight cigarettes irk society up Imperial tobacco began test marketing a new Brand of cigarettes in the maritime this week and the Canadian can cer society is not the experimental Brand weighs much less than the Standard cigarette and because taxes on tobacco Are based on the cigarettes Are the Price difference can be sub in new Brunswick a Carton of cigarettes is sold for about a comparable amount of the new product costs less than Rod Cunningham of the cancer society said yesterday his group will fight against the new which he said take advantage of Price sensitive Consumers particularly you can be sure that we will be making representation to the new Brunswick government to close this technical loophole that Imperial to Bacco is trying to the society plans to encourage government to tax cigarettes i Divi rather than by in order to keep the Price High and out of reach of most Young said the cigarettes Are available in new Nova Scotia and Prince Edward the Shell Resolution was intended by Council to stand until Royal dutch Shell divests itself of its South african interests and was aimed at protesting that country apartheid bureaucrat gets axe Vicforia the provincial Deputy health minister was fired thurs Day after the Cabinet got a special report on his Stan a top bureaucrat for More than a was dismissed the Day after comptroller general Brian Marson gave the report to pittance minister Mel sources told the Vancouver prov Ince that Parsons investigation had focused on dub ass travel expend according to the 198889 Public Dubas spent More than on almost More than any other and More than any Cabinet minis he travelled to Europe on govern ment business last the vet eran civil servant headed the employee health which has a budget this anti dam forces lose Calgary a court of Queens Bench judge denied yesterday an environmental groups request for an injunction to halt work on the Oldman River bringing a sigh of Relief from supporters of the controversial were very pleased and glad to have this phase of it said chairman of the Southern Alberta water management com moments after Justice Gre gory Forsyth handed Down his Deci a frustrated Martha Kostuch of the friends of the Oldman River who asked for the Stop work could Only shake her does the government of Alberta have to obey the Law or not asked who wore a no dam Way Button on her Vineyard crash kills 2 crash of a Small plane into a Niagara Region Vineyard thursday killed the Pilot and his the owner of a successful Picky Crown fruit Peter was returning Home from University in Alabama and had stopped at Grimsby Airport to pick up his 54yearold Samuel mover of they were in route to Niagara District Airport outside Cath marines when the single engine plane plunged nose first into the police shot youth goes Home Toronto a youth whose shooting by a police officer la Days ago sparked protest among the cites Black Community has gone in not feeling too but in glad to be Ift Vearold mar Lon Neal said from his Home thurs Neal has been told by his lawyer not to talk about the he was shot after he allegedly sped through a police radar trap May anew Choice from 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