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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - May 27, 1990, Winnipeg, Manitoba Free press May 1990 Homelike properties Stonewall come to the country where serviced lots Are and mortgages Only Mike Gerbinski 6614663 Gord Gray 4679546 act now limited time offer fall election help us mow name address he postal code Telephone to Aew Pership donation Centre Cheque payable to Reform Iuno Canada parents must choose but rebuilding Margaret Scott not an option by James Crampton the doors of Margaret Scott school have been clo sed for Over four months As the 70yearold Structure awaits the wreckers after much debate whether to replace the the question still re Mains where will the Stu dents be taught when sep tember Rolls around last the parents of Margaret Scott children filled out questionnaires on where they wanted to enrol their kids next the re sults May cause the Winni Peg school division to Reno vate Isaac Newton Junior High to accommodate Stu dents from Nursery to Grade the alternatives left to the Margaret Scott parents were to either leave their children enrolled at Isaac where they have at tended since and renovate Isaac Newton to a n9 or place them in such nearby schools As King de Strathcona and lord if they choose the the parents would have to provide the transportation for their own busing would not be available every sunday you can enjoy a unique Brunch Between the hours of youll be Back Kran Kanfer restaurant lounge 1820 main 3342728 from the school said the chairman of the Margaret Scott parents Bob Wover said the questionnaire proved to him that the Winnipeg school trustees were ready to abandon the Margaret Scott Issue after continued refusals by the Public schools finance Board and the provincial Treyve washed their hands of the Wover Ive always had a suspicion that there was a quiet will prevailing to renovate Isaac Newton to a n9 Wover added that the nearby elementary schools Are nearly overcrowded and Isaac newtons 68yearold building int Worth renovating and its schoolyard int big enough for a n9 there seems to have Al ways been a hidden Agenda to sell the Margaret Scott Wover we think its a an absolute trustee Irene Haigh said the division has no intention of Selling tha Margaret Scott land because another school might be needed if the schools nearby become overcrowded in the she added in the face of provinces constant refusals for funding to rebuild the the school Board Nee ded to get on with deciding the educational future of the students and Shelve the mar Garet Scott Issue in the the Issue Hast been abandoned As much As weve continually been told by the Public schools finance Board and the govern ment that the school will not be Haigh adding that the time has come to focus on where the students will be our main objective right now is to see that those child Ren from Margaret Scott Are Haigh noted that Isaac Newton is a Fine old build it has had a lot of re but structurally its million addition planned for fort Whyte Centre by Susie Strachan a proposed million Glass atrium featuring arc tic seals and boreal Forest beavers would double the size of the fort Whyte Cen tre for environmental Edu cation to be called the greens the centres new East still in the design will take visitors on a trip to the Arctic coastline through the boreal the Inland the Park lands and the say staff living exhibits include Arctic beavers in a boreal Freshwater plus Manitoba shrubs and wild the old idea of a Frozen exhibit in a museum is a thing of the now we fort Whyte interpreter urn so puck awaits atrium Quality Manitoba grown bedding punts soil Trees shrubs assorted evergreens in Canadian tire lot 1o5o Leila at Mcphillips have to teach How these Ani Mals and fish and plants fit in with people and their de said Allan head of the centres most Winni Eggers Are two or three generations away from Rural living so they dont get the Opportunity to see things in a natural the Centre would like to maintain a pair of beavers and also a couple of Arctic seals in environments which will try to closely mimic their natural when you think of which animals Are most important to there is the beavers which gave there will be a Beaver Pond with a Beaver Lodge outside the Wing but we will be Able to see underwater from in said the arc tic Seal maintains the so this display will Alse have a lesson in other parts of the proposed Wing include a typical Canadian household which will demonstrate the concept of sustainable this will demonstrate How we can save he an environmental War room will use satellite images and a computer to project the images onto a giant it can be used to look at the effect global warming has on areas which grow food and will be Valu Able to businesses such As Grain growers and Oil companies in that it can show where people should build sustainable development the Glass to be built at a projected Cost of million in return for capital support under the Manitoba tourism agree will have Cedar Lou Vres across the windows to control heat and it is hoped the deciduous Trees can be tricked into thinking they Are going through a very Short resulting in new leaves in it May be possible to Al Low the Trees to drop their leaves and go into dormancy for a month or two and then bring them Back with More Light in he the botanists say it Hast been attempted anywhere else in the world but it would uplifting to see Plum Blos soms in

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