Winnipeg Free Press

February 13, 2003

Issue date: Thursday, February 13, 2003
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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - February 13, 2003, Winnipeg, Manitoba FEBRUARY 2003 pegfi A not a killer OPEN MORTGAGES Winnipegborn TV chef fights for his good name D1 No prepayment penalty CIVIC CREDIT UNION 9425149 or 9448290 s men women in Survivor The starting tonight The Q Mainly sunny Light High14 T GARBAGE DAY 2 SCHOOLDAYS Antiwar rally huge Thousands expected to march in downtown Winnipeg Saturday By Leah Janzen CITY demonstrators will join mil lions of people worldwide Satur day in a rally that organizers hope will be the largest antiwar protest ever held in This is said organizer Darrell noting similar rallies will be held in more than 300 all aimed at halt ing the steady march toward an attack on We expect this to be the worldwide protest in human Organizers expect thousands of peo ple will attend the Winnipeg Large gatherings are also planned across Cana da and the United Another 10 mil lion people are expected to march in European The Winnipeg rally will begin at city hall at 1 followed a march to the Legislative The rally will come at a critical junc ture the day after tomorrows presen tation to the UN Security Council of the latest report by UN weapons inspectors on Iraqs compliance with resolutions that call on it to That by Hans the cochief weapons inspec is expected to set the stage for a cli mactic debate over the shape of any new demands that Baghdad reveal and destroy weapons of mass Continued Please see RALLY A2 NERVOUS AMERICANS STOCKING UP A11 IRAQ POSES NO IMMINENT THREAT A14 Basketball whiz kid Winnipeg high school basket ball standout Matt Opalko out did himself this scoring 55 points in one game and 66 in the next C1 Lyon breaks silence Former premier Sterling Lyon and his talk to columnist Lindpr Reynolds about their accident last sum mer and the painful heal ing process A3 7thinning squawk Goldeyes owner Sam Katz wants the Dinging par rot featured in Tuesdays Ani mal Crackers to sing Take Me Out To the Ball Game at a game this year A5 He loves garbage Michael loves garbage so much the Rainbow Society and the city are granti nghis wish to ride on a real garbage truck B1 Look Tiger the most dominant play er in will tee it up with the men atthePGAs Colonial tourna ment in May C1 tgfc Vv J Inbusiness REMY LEADS OUR JUNO PACK Soul star nominated forfour awards WINNIPEG soul musicianRemy Shand and Lynn Lakeborn rock singer Tom Cochrane are bound for Canadian music glory as six Manitoba recording acts are up for a total of 10 Juno Shand is one of the top nominees at the 32nd annual awards along with pop queen Avril country superstar Shania rock band Our Lady Peace and veteran Celine who lives near Toronto but up in will be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame at the Juno cere monies slated for Ottawa in Already blessed with four nominations for the 23 Grammy Awards in New York Shand has been named in four Juno cate The 24yearold Win nipeg native is up for artist of the producer of the year and songwriter of the while his debut album The Way I Feel has a nod for best This is crazy Its my usual words to you its crazy he said from his adopted home of where he helped announce the list of 2003 Juno nominees yesterday This past month has been pretty This kind of recognition is in both Canada and the United I have the best of both Its a great way to start the Continued Please see JUNOSA4 WHOS NOMINATED SEE LIST A4 Thisiolv crazy Its my usual words to its crazy Shand Gasoline prices in some Cana cities could spike to a litre as turmoil continues in Iraq and cause oil and wtiolesale ener gy pricesto rise B6 soldiers returning to Afghanistan By Paul Samyn troops will head back to Afghanistan this summer as part of an inter national security force policing a mili tary move that lessens the chance of Canadian ground troops serving in v The surprise announcement yes terday will see Canada provide about soldiers for a battle group and to staff a brigade headquarters for a oneyear The troops should be in place by late This is a tough and danger Decision lessens chance ous mission but it is also in the peacekeeping tradition of Defence Minister John McCallum It indicates our commitment to the war on National Defence Headquarters said it hasnt been decided which soldiers will go on the mis sion but an analyst said troops from across Canada including Winnipeg will be need ed to form the battle McCallum refused to say what the Afghanistan deployment means for a possible Canadian contribution in a looming war in but he did admit there is only so much the alreadystretched military can We are not making any decisions on the sub ject of McCallum told But it is true that the more one sends to one the less one may have available for other David a defence analyst with the Cana dian Institute for Strategic said Prime Minister Jean Chretien may have solved his dilemma about what to do in Continued Please see SOLDIERS A4 TORONTO One way web fare from Contort us at Jtf It1 If r r j A y ;