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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - May 27, 1990, Winnipeg, Manitoba Umipeg free May 1990 firefighters seek restoration of compensation Rule More than people have signed a petition Bac Kift efforts by Manitoba fire fighters to gain easier Access to benefits under the wot sets compensation the currently being circulated by the members of the Manitoba professional firefighters is aimed at con i filing the Filmon government to reinstate a regulation guaranteeing firefighters Protection under the act the struck Down in 1988 by the Manitoba court of puts reverse onus on the workers compensation Board in dealing with claims by the government has argued that the regu lation opens the floodgate for other Industrial workers to get the same William head of the he noted nothing like that occurred during the 20 years the regulation was previously in we Are a group that goes into Environ ments everyone else is trying to get the hell out Laird a fire scene changes from second to a Crew of four can go in to a hostile but Only one Man could pick up something and it could be dormant for or 20 years before it turns into mow can he go Back after All that time and pinpoint to a web hearing exactly when it happened wavn6 Futee press hop labor critic Steve Ashton Thompson said the provincial governments continued silence on the Issue is recent fires at Ogilvie Mills in Winni Peg and elsewhere should convince them that exposure to dangerous and unknown substances is a potential time bomb for firefighters Ashton giving Protection to firefighters is not just but a necessity considering the challenges they a study on firefighters in British Columbia shows significant numbers of birth defects and stillbirths among offspring of it also proved firefighters face three times the National rate of Laird said firefighters appreciate the efforts of the nip to help fight their Legal he Hopes the liberals will join noting party Leader Sharon Carstairs signed the petition this discrimination at work decried special Steps urged to achieve run for cancer cancer patient Darren fires a starters will each cover about 40 Kilometres in the 320kilo pistol yesterday to launch the eighth annual metre run from the legislative building in Winni ramp run for the eight ramp runners Peg to Brandon Keystone its dials new life for old Telephone books the Manitoba Telephone system will Recy Cle Telephone books for the first time this its subscribers will be Able to drop off old phone books at about 28 Canada Safeway stores during a three Day bins will be set up for both the White and yellow pages during stores hours on june the resource recovery a Winni Peg recycling will pick up the books for delivery to fibreboard manufacturer we Clad International a local firm that will convert the books into a building product called Buffalo in the about one million old phone books have been thrown new phone books should be in Homes and businesses by june its by Donald Campbell the Odds against a female with coloured skin and a disability rising to the upper rung of management in a major Canadian corporation Are a conference on racial Harmony was told during a forum at the opening Day of the Manitoba Ethan cultural youth com Mittee a consultant for the Feder Al employment and immigration depart ment outlined some of the hard facts in the Canadian visible minorities women salaries average about 65 per cent of what men people with disabilities average about 85 per cent of the National average salary and visible minorities aver age about 90 per cent of the National average Mary Scott All three groups Are badly underrepresented in senior and Middle management she unemployment Levels for the three groups Are As much As twice As High As the National the numbers become More she when individuals belong to More than one of the above for example women with disabilities earn on average Only 83 per cent of the average woman Scott told the smattering of youth from a wide cultural backgrounds that special measures were needed to right some of the inequities in the Canadian work employment equity Means More than treating a person the same Way As everybody she it also requires Spe Cial measures and accommodation of differ Scott said some of the special measures employers should consider include additional training or educational programs she de scribed As Short term catchup the which Drew about 65 peo was designed to discuss issues and disseminate information to strengthen the vulnerable place visible minorities have in we didst want to get together and Pat each other on the Back and say racism is said Sandra one of the conferences we wanted to explore the positive Side and negative Side of the conferences racial Harmony delusions of Canadian the Agenda for the conference included an opening address on a forum on stereotyping of ethnic groups in the Media and the afternoon forum on employ ment the conference will conclude with a forum on Cross cultural awareness in the education the conference will help the Volunteer run Manitoba Ethan cultural youth committee Lay the foundation for a National conference tentatively planned for Winnipeg in reach out to youth said the efforts to reach out to ethnic youth across the City through programs offered by the committee helps teenagers and Young adults at a crucial time in their she said Young people can face an internal struggle Over their cultural differences whether to turn their Back on their cultural background to fully integrate into main Stream society or to balance their cultural identities along Side their Canadian Iden for its a difficult she they want to fit in to main Stream society and that can make them almost embarrassed about the idea of trying to retain their the Manitoba Ethan cultural youth com with members ranging in age from 15 to was formed in serve needs probe told Core area funds squandered on fancy Street inquiry hears the Core area initiative should serve neighbourhoods in not the interests of wealthier a Community inquiry on intercity Winnipeg was told if the Community says it wants a High Rise it should have Cindy Majewski of Pur cell Avenue but if the Community wants Parks they can walk in safely and daycare the Community should have she added Many people in the Community cant afford to shop in the upscale Yuppie shops on Broad we cant afford to walk Majewski charged the addition of attractive Street lights on Broadway int As important As proper lighting Wayne free a Bess for streets that need Bruce West Broadway residents association told the inquiry the area has become rundown through neglect by the cites nonresident landlords and the transient nature of Many Moore said the three Levels of government should direct funds to a real Home ownership and cooperative development noting one of the problems the neighbor Hood faces is Absentee we believe that Well maintained housing and together with neighbourhood Are the Cornerstones of a Safe and desirable lifestyle in our commune he Majewski also argued Core area initiative funding should be used for programs that Deal with social prob lems in the rather than being spent on developments like the she said initiative funding for the West Broadway family Centre was extended several times but finally ran forcing the Centre to close Down such operations As its child abuse she Saiof if initiative funding is not used to support operations like the then government should step in and support the How she said when neither the Federal nor provincial government would Back the Centre unless the other made a funding Tom a spokesman for the North Boniface residents Asso said the initiative should concentrate its efforts on the needs of target not just big projects likes the Forks or North he said old which is considered part of the Core for initiative funding has a higher percentage of lower per capita income and lower Home ownership rate than the City As a Owen said major Community con Cerns include speculative bloc bust dwindling merchant fortunes and fewer Young the area is proud of its but would be better off if programs could be launched that would encourage Young families to come in and become he he few Young families can afford to buy the to luxury Homes that have been built in the Community in re cent he also said the Community is vibrant and is the cultural Centre for Manitoba francophone Community Worms to spare Wolseley after years of canker worm infer predictions Are the Wolseley area will be spared this Winnipeg City entomologist Randy Gadawski said there is no planned tree spraying against canker Worms for the Wolseley area at this were pleased with Gadawski right now it looks like there will be no canker worm control but Gadawski said civic canker worm Crews will soon take another look in the Wolseley area to make sure they can safely ignore it this areas which already Are seeing High Levels of canker worm infestation Are East and West Kil North and most areas within one Kilometre of a Winnipeg Parks and recreation department plans to begin tree spraying operations As Early As today because of canker worm hatching and Early Leaf Gadawski said canker worm Levels Are about Normal this its not too terribly bad this its an average year for like last he said about 70 residents have already signed a list saying they dont want City Crews to Spray near their but he expects that number to Rise when fogging starts for the City is already into its third week of spraying Mosquito he Gadawski said the Mosquito Situa Tion be too bad this unless More rain Falls deaths classified death Book Danno Foury Earold Perry a teenage mutant ninja Turtle gets fingerprinted at child find fun Day at the part of National missing children husband of Martha of widow of Nicholas Douglas son of Edward and Irene of formerly of husband of Grace Frances of fort formerly of Cypress River and wife of Earle Bement of of of Hus band of Lilian of Winni Patricia of daughter of Doug and fran Bjorg of 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