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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - May 28, 1990, Winnipeg, Manitoba Tempo Over the Hill its time Tor baby Boomers to face facts 13 focus Hong Kong British debate what do for citizens of their asian Colony racing to glory dutch Driver Arie Luyendyk roars to spectacular indy win 35 Cloudy today 19 Cloudy tonight 6 second class registration number 0286 weekly Home delivery i Winnipeg outside Winnipeg Mam switchboard 9439331 Home delivery 9570560 May vol Snow Sun rises sets Moon rises sets classified9562330 left de free press Manitoba gains one Reform loses another by John Douglas Winnipeg free press Ottawa with the Meech Lake Accord in the Home Manitoba gained one ally in its stand on Senate Reform and lost another with 27 Days left before the constitutional pact Newfoundland Premier Clyde Wells endorsed Manitoba strategy to Force change to the Accord by linking its Success to Quebec willingness to Compromise on sen ate new Brunswick Falls into it was the second straight prime minister Mulroney was told Meech Lake will die if Quebec does not after a four hour meeting with Wells said All outstanding issues in the Meech Lake impasse Are negotiable except Senate on that he said Quebec have to either give up its veto or produce a triple e Senate by june i share Premier Gary Hilmons View with respect to Senate Reform and the amending Wells told i cannot support a constitutional veto for que Bec Over Senate i find it difficult to believe that the concerns that Newfoundland has and that Manitoba has can be addressed without Quebec Premier Robert Bourassa agree ing to a while Manitoba gained one it lost another when new Brunswick Premier Frank Mckenna lashed out at his two former Mckenna told reporters that while he continues to have some Small concerns Over the Accord that welcomes Quebec into the see Mckenna Page 4 Pakistan preparing atomic paper says London Reuter the and soviet governments fear nuclear War Between India and Pakistan Over the disputed Kashmir Region following intelligence reports that both countries Are preparing atomic arse the sunday times newspaper muslims mourn slain quoting unnamed intelligence and defence department the British newspaper said spy satellites have photo graphed armed convoys leaving pakistani nuclear complexes at near islam and heading for military the film also showed what analysts believed to be nuclear bomb Racks being fitted to pakistani f16 Jet the newspapers defence correspondent in Washington said the soviet Union informed authorities that India appeared to be putting nuclear weapons on Alert As part of its preparations for the paper said the two superpowers Are deeply alarmed about the intelligence find Ings and quoted one senior american official Teddy bears checkup three Earold Karen smythe checks the ears of turned out for the fourth annual childrens her Teddy Gabriella yesterday at the Teddy bears Hospital two teenage mutant ninja picnic in Assiniboine a record crowd of turtles were a major political police control urged by Janet Mcfarland Winnipeg politicians must take More control Over police department policy a civic report the prepared by an Adoc com Mittee of also Calls for greatly increased Public input into police depart ment policy Donovan Adoc commit tee said the police department has been embroiled in controversy about numer Ous policy matters during last but there has been an absence of political re Given that a standing committee is responsible for a civic it was notable that the police department was shouldering the Burden of criticism and Timmers Westminster More often than political input was critical and incident Riv the to be presented to the protect Parks and culture committee rejects Calls from the police department for see police Page 4 Index Ann 16 14 23 7 16 28 6 7 Jumble Law 18 14 14 sports 41 13 to 14 As saying the government fears a major catastrophe in the India and Pakistan have twice gone to War Over the Border Region of in 1947 and a Muslim led secessionist Campaign in India Jammu Kashmir state this year has strained relations and pushed the two coun tries toward another a delivery ready to Roll by Randy Turner Winnipeg free press Brandon first there were big then came now Burger buyers Here will get a taste of a unique fast food Experiment starting residents will be Able to order food from a Mcdonalds outlet by this is a whole new Market that untapped for Chris de super visor for Brandon two Mcdonalds res its Worth a de Gobeo says the time has come for Burger buggies to hit the the Only option people have for order ing out is he there programmed for theres been no Avail Ibi Lity of de Gobeo is hoping the results will be More successful than a Brief and failed attempt to deliver burgers Back in the the overhead was too he we had kids racking up insurance costs were too deliveries now will be handled by a private company that will pick up orders at the Restar aunts drive thru the delivery Cost will be different per but de Gobeo come the system should pay were really looking to boost Winter he noting customers would rather pay the delivery charge when its 30 and their car is covered in a foot of province urged to set Standard for police by Maureen Houston in Rural anyone can be a with no provincial standards for recruiting or equipping municipal any Community that opts out of its ramp contract currently there Are 15 has Complete control Over the police department it theres nothing to prevent a municipality from hiring anyone they with no qualifications to Arm them and Send them out on the said Manitoba police commission chairman George the along with Manitoba chiefs of is pushing for changes to the police act to establish minimum standards for municipal a commission proposal to the Justice department is in the final drafting while the police chiefs plan to lobby for a smart ohm cops part 1 towns across Manitoba Are paying More each year for ramp to the Point where Many Are looking at setting up their own reporter Maureen Houston looks at the implications and problems for towns going it provincial police its not like the Mayberry to show where the cops sit around and go times have changed and its unfair to expect people in Small towns to Cope with standards like Orle although anyone can be a cop in Rural anyone Seldom most Orle Are conscientious about properly training and equipping their with Many hiring former ramp officers As the threat of civil liability is often enough to insure against but there Are indications the Small town cop May be making a Large scale comeback soon with no guarantees elected councils will always put proper Protection ahead of Cost we come theres going to be a greater influx of towns going to municipal due to said Anne police chief Ken a Strong proponent of the provincial police everyone uses the Winnipeg and Brandon police As a measuring but were trying to do the same Job with people who Arent near As qualified and the demand for affordable and visible policing is reaching new Heights in Rural As ramp costs continue to soar and smaller centres Are often policed from neighbouring towns Over 750 now face ramp costs of Between and per per capita costs Are higher for larger although a municipal Force is now not much ramp contracts expire next March and increased costs Are if efforts by the Manitoba association of Urban municipalities to have funding formulas revised Are not a local Force May become the less expensive obtaining police training is easier said than done for Rural Law academies in Winnipeg and Brandon have Little space for recruits outside their own Orle sending officers to seminars outside the province is too costly and Tim consuming for Many a provincial Manitoba police chiefs is the logical albeit expensive conflicts Between police and their town Council employers have erupted in the past most recently in Anne and Gilbert such political disputes can be partially blamed on the absence of provincial guidelines that both police and elected officials can refer to in times of if changes to the municipal policing system Are not legislated before other towns come on Many observers believe such controversies will become even More its certainly not a very comforting idea to consider the political aspects of private Niverville mayor Gil Wiebe Niverville is seriously looking at establishing its own Force next year when its population is expected to surpass see expertise Page 4

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