Shoal Lake Crossroads

November 27, 1990

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Shoal Lake Crossroads (Newspaper) - November 27, 1920, Shoal Lake, Manitoba Speaking of Canada wasOanadai to the Pacific I thought arcd I think that in those few I witnessed BrtgadlerGcneraJ Alexander Boss Peace Garden bolstered by Provincial grant In its ongoing commitment to promote the International Peace Garden as a major tourist attraction the provincial govern ment is providing the park with a Natural Resources Minister Harry Enns said the grant will help cover maintenance and operational The park is financed jointly by the governments of Manitoba and North The Manitoba government views the International Peace Garden as a memorial to the peaceful coexistence of Canada and the United said Since provincial support for the park has increased from The International Peace located in the Turtle Mountain Provincial Park in southwestern was established in the 1930s with a formal garden and horti cultural exhibit spanning the Canada United States Inside a6od Day In the 5 1A8A Weekly Ate Stiorts and Supplement to EyeWitness Review Lake Star UMM delegates told GATT process can solve problem The future of export subsidies and the development of safe ty net programs for farmers are two of the most important issues facing the agricultural industry Agriculture Minister Glen Findlay told delegates at the recent annual meeting of the Union of Manitoba UMM Findlay said income in the grains and oilseeds sectors has gone down continually since 1985 when the United States brought in the Export Enhancement Program in response to European export As well as affecting market these subsidies have restricted export markets for Canadian In my mind theres only one process that exists in the world for solving this problem and thats the General Agreement on Tariffs and otherwise known as the GATT he All countries must stay at the table and hammer out the best deal He explained that for the first time in the history of GATT meetings agriculture is the number one trade issue and will be in the spotlight when the current GATT discussions resume in Brussels next Most major countries involved have agreed there must be a resolution to the agriculture export problem or there will be no agreements relating to 14 other trade he cautioned that even if GATT talks are success ful with regard to agricultural it will take several years before Canadian grain producers will feel the See Safety net programs on page 10 Paper tole Donna Mychasiw of Birtle was one of the 44 exhibitors who displayed their talents at the Beta Sigma Phi Christmas Craft Mart held at the Shoal Lake Community Hall on who does paper tole work as a reported a busy day as did the majority of the other exhibitors who came from points in Manitoba and Over 550 people attended the oneday affair to see and purchase the works of the Swanson succeeds Strath as Pool president The eight member board of direc tors of Manitoba Pool Elevators has elected Charlie Swanson of as its 10th president and succeeding who announced earlier that he would not seek reelection as a Board elections were also held for two other executive Ken Edie of Dugald and director for dis trict one was elected as first vicepres ident succeeding Charlie Swanson and Bill Corbett of Benito and director for district seven was reelected as second The board elec tions brought to a close Manitoba Pools week long 65th annual meet ings of Forty representing the even numbered Pool held elections for directors on The results of those elections were follows district Wilfred Harder of Lowe Farm reelected district Brian Saunderson of Souris succeeding retiring director Strath of Souris district Charlie Swanson of Brookdale re elected district Eric Fridfinnson of Arborg suc qeeding retiring director Frank Sissons of Portage la Directors for the odd numbered dis tricts are district one Ken Edie of Dugald district three Jack Granger of Nesbitt district five Norval Brooks of Hamiota and dis trict seven Bill Corbett of Elections for directors repre senting odd numbered districts will be held at next years annual Incoming President Swanson has been director for district six since 1980 and first vicepresident for the past five He has been a fanner member of Manitoba Pool Elevators for over 30 years and has been an elected representative of local elevator subdistrict councils and was a delegate to the Pool annual meeting prior to He operated the family farm at Brookdale until becoming first vicepresident a full time position in Winnipeg and cur rently leases out his Swanson is presently director of Western Cooperative Fertilizers Pool Insurance and Canadian Pool The Canadian Cooperative and Prairie Pools First VicePresident Ken Edie was first elected as director for district one in He was raised on the family farm in the Dugald After grad uation from the Diploma Course in Agriculture at the University of Manitoba he went into partnersnip in his fathers grain and dairy He now farms in partnership with his brothers in a grain and oilseed opera He is currently a director of CSP Foods and has been a director of the Canola Council of Canada since Edie is Manitoba Pool Elevators representative on the feder al Safety Net Task Second VicePresident Bill Corbett was first elected as director for dis trict seven in 1971 and has been second vicepresident since He See Pool Elevators on page 10 ;