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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - November 24, 1971, Winnipeg, ManitobaDeadline dec. 1 for municipal Winter projects Winnipeg Central City councils subcommittee on Winter works has asked the present municipalities in greater Winnipeg to get their applications for assistance under Federal and provincial programs in to mayor Steve Juba s office As soon As possible and certainly before dec. 1." the mayor has been asked by the provincial government to co ordinate All applications for Winter works assistance from metro and the municipalities and Send them in one package to the government the commit tee was informed. A letter from municipal affairs minister Howard Pawley outlining the Correct procedure was read to the subcommittee. Copies had been sent to All municipalities. The subcommittee asked Gary Swan Charleswood municipal Engineer and advisor to the subcommittee to Contact municipal civil servants unofficially and relay the message. Committee in a report that legally it had no Powers. Councillor Alan Wade of the Centennial Community commit tee favored letting the mayor get on with the matter then having the subcommittee sort out applications after they have been approved by the province. Coun. Norman Stapon of the East Kildonan Community com mite said most of the municipalities will be out of Money by the end of the year. By proceeding with projects involving new capital expenditures they vote by would be spending v the Central said. There City sub com City s Money fore the Central by acting unofficially the sub committee avoids the time con suming procedure of sending the motion to its Parent the committee on works and operations. The municipalities will be asked to assure their applications Are on the Correct forms issued by the government. During the meeting some Dis Pute arose Over what role the subcommittee should play in coordinating the whiter works program. Acting City solicitor k. B. Peters informed the sub Mittee should be involved at the outset. The subcommittee seemed to agree that it should be involved once the applications have been approved or rejected by the province motion to that effect was passed. Or. Swan presented a list of some of the projects which have been submitted so far not including metro s. The project applications had a total value of million million being labor costs. Under the provincial employ ment program 75 per cent of labor costs Are recoverable on approved the projects varied from Small labor intensive jobs to major capital undertakings such As a recreation Centre Inch Arles Wood Worth about Winnipeg free press Canada Usa local wednesday november 24, 1971 2nd class mail registration number 0286 strike mayor Juba was. Not at the meeting. St. Boniface meeting excellent St. B citizens How by Duncan Mcmonagle citizen participation in local government affairs came to St. Boniface in grand style tues dayjnight., Post office take Over All Infra Urban transportation of mail in major Urban centres out operation is essential to the a National pos Tal network. The Post office will be offered to All full time employees working for the private contractors addition offers will be and the Central Council and also to Monitor delivery of local government services. Its members also sit on the Central Council of about 350 residents of the City Norwood Ward is chairman and attended the first consultative was also chairman of the consultative meeting. The other members Are coun. E. J. De meeting of the St. Boniface Community committee of Winnipeg Central City Council. The turnout was the highest Kotowich spun. J Paul Marion and of any Community committee coun. Michael Dennehy Wink win made vehicles and Bros. Ltd., Brown truck service and Ryan trucking said a spokesman for the Winnipeg Post office. Equipment from the contractor and the Post office will be responsible for the management and maintenance of the Fleet purchased says the statement. Discussions with the contractors concerned regarding the dates of integration of i Dividu five Al services Are itar tag tamed to Brown said the spokesman lately. The number of people affect there Are 72 contractors de by the change Are 73 across Canada employing a workers and two supervisors total of people from Jessiman 30 workers and the total number of Urban one supervisor from Ryan and centres to be brought into the eight workers and one super program is 42, says the state visor from Brown. Ament postmaster general Jean Pierre Cote made the announce Anent of the plan in Ottawa monday. A statement from or. Cote meeting yet held by Central City councillors who take office coun. Gee each of the four Community committee members will preside Over Sev eral areas government services such As police and fire Protection health and welfare Jan. 1, 1972.1 about Resi Dent were eligible to vote in the four St. Boniface wards in the oct. 6 Central City elections. Meeting elected a total of a i mum 146 Cithens to advisory groups services and works and opera for the Community i tons. Forthe Community committee t h i groups to Deal a Fol specific x tie four member Community committee is designed to act As a Liaison Between area residents tons. Museum boards health unit and Parks will also be a a potted. People nominated to the advisory Stoud were asked to which they would like to serve. The meeting ran smoothly until shortly after balloting for the advisory groups began. It was better organized than the first Community committee consultative meeting held in St. Johns. When St. Boniface Resi dents entered the gymnasium they were asked which Ward they lived in and were handed a paper tag with the Ward name which they pinned on their lapels. Each Ward had an area set aside where its residents were to sit. Preparations including Coffee and doughnuts Nad been made for about 500 people. Several citizens questioned the voting procedure coun. Gee had outlined anyone living in St Boniface could nominate a i to pick 25 Tion should be held each group. A show of hands left no doubt the verdict the Resi wanted the people Nomin to stand As members of the group. Elected 24 members Norwood 52. Ii tache with 33 with 37. The meeting broke up at about 10 p.m., about an hour and a half after it started. Councillors had differing views on the result. Coun. Gee said afterwards the Large turn out was certainly very enc our but coun. Kotowich termed the procedure organized coun. Gee promised one of the four councillors will be at St. Boniface City Hall for an hour each Veek Day so Resi dents can approach him with any problems or suggestions. Resident for a certain Ward to the advisory group and the no _ to Compromise on studs ont. Cae set by Dudley Magnus a strike vote was to be taken today by 250 employees of cae aircraft Ltd. At the International Airport St. James Assiniboia Over a wage dispute in which negotiations have broken off a Union spokesman has announced. The two parties company and Union have been through provincial labor conciliation procedures. Rumours that the company is planning to shut Down and leave the province should a strike mature Are false a spokesman for the in an interview tuesday. A Union source had reportedly stated it looked As though the company intends to close the door and run away from the but this is untrue said Fred Fraser of Montreal a company official who is in Winnipeg to discuss business for the subsidiary of cae industries Montreal. James v. Up prison International representative of the International association of machinists and aerospace workers Al Cio was not Avail Able for comment tuesday but he is., quoted As having said monday that his negotiating committee received a cae let a top official of Ontario s bulb win Giuy

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