Winnipeg Free Press Newspaper Archives May 31 1990, Page 16

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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - May 31, 1990, Winnipeg, Manitoba Gorbachev and Mulroney drink a Toast at a luncheon in Ottawa yesterday before the soviet Leader left for 2 Winnipeg free to sum Mitry on the Rideau baits jeering replaces cheering by Bab Cox the Canadian press Ottawa up a chill wild of protest blew across parliament Hill yesterday As Boos and jeers for Mikhail Gorbachev replaced the warm applause and cheers the so Viet president received a crowd of about people waved placards and Shook latvian and lithuanian flags at the soviet president As he passed them in his Black Zil limousine after Leav ing a meeting with prime minister Many in the group pressed against Metal crowd barriers to shout go Gorby As the soviet leaders motorcade passed others out of Gorbachev shot the anthems of the three Baltic republics which Are seeking Independence from to their message for Gorbachev was simple let the Baltic republics leave the soviet we want to get our Freedom said Teo a Toronto pensioner who carried a placard bearing a map of Lithuania sur rounded by chains and a its about time they took the chains Gorbachev miss the noon hour protest on the parliament Hill Lawn just a few metres from where he met people held aloft huge placards with slogans such As Litho Estonia Are still a soviet labor 30metre Banner one group paraded with a 30 metre Long Banner in the Green and red colors of the lithuanian the protest provided a Sharp con Trast to the warm reception Gorba Chev got during other Public appear ances on his today visit to on tuesday cheering throngs packed a Block of the Sparks Street pedestrian mall where Gorba Chev Shook signed Auto graphs and talked to the yesterday he again waded into crowds in a spontaneous burst of North american glad hand ignoring the limousine called for on the Gorbachev and Mulroney walked through the crowds standing three and four deep along much of their route to Parlia ment Hill after a ceremony at the nearby War Mike Branchaud of Ottawa said the soviet visitor had a sincere look on his face and a gentle voice As he passed Hes trying to improve the not just his said bran protesters scoffed at canadians who gave Gorbachev a heros Wel they treat him As a movie actor and dont look at his policies said Bohdan an Ottawa people in Canada Are so the people who understand him Well Are in the soviet Union and he is increasingly unpopular the protesters condemned Gorba Chev for not letting the Baltic republics leave the soviet which illegally annexed them during the second world lift blockade they said he should immediately lift the soviet economic blockade of Lithuania which is crippling the country and has caused a crisis in the tiny country health care sys the blockade is now beginning to threaten human said Al a president of the lithuanian Canadian the situation in Lithuania today is no longer a matter of politics or saving it is a matter of human lithuanian officials say they Are in desperate need of medical especially antibiotics and but the soviet Union wont allow them to be shipped into the coun Pacevicius said external affairs minister Joe Clark should not have accepted the assurances of soviet foreign minister Eduard Shevardnadze that there is no medical crisis in either Shevardnadze is not being honest with us or he has been Given information that deliberately ignores the said Canon copies 5 fax National Mazda makes their move automatic transmission or equivalent value credit on 323 Hatchback 323 protege or equivalent value credit of on mx6 rx7 Mazda trucks the air conditioning system you will receive will be a guaranteed genuine Mazda this fantastic offer is for a limited time so please see your Mazda dealer As soon As possible and avoid plus the Best warranty in the business b2200 it just feels right bad on average null a nov air Condi Gumns offer Dun Mil include mv6 and 626 special edition Nio Deiv Bixl base ofter a amiable from dealers from april 5 to june my in urn must be taken durin6 program offer Nui not be combined win am other Sec sour dealer for Complete Deuink Jim Gauthier Mazda 851 Regent Avenue West 2223211 Gerry Gordons Mazda 550 Pembina Highway 4753982 Steinbach Auto City Mazda 197 main 3266437 Brandon Blair Purvis Mazda 40418th Street North 7287100 Portage la Prairie Avenue Mazda Highway 1a West 8575468 4 4 i

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