The Ottawa Citizen from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on January 10, 1993 · 8
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r A8 The Ottawa Citizen, Sunday, January 10, 1993 C I T Y L I F E Military trade show an arms sale in disguise, peace groups charge BYJACKAUBRY- Owen stall writer Peacekeeping '93, a military trade show scheduled for the Ottawa Congress Centre in March, is a clever cover for another ARMX exhibition, a coalition of peace groups says. Richard Sanders, spokesman for the groups, said a series of demonstrations are planned if the coalition can't convince the Congress Centre to rip up its contract with the exhibitors. "It's all the same arms dealers who attended ARMX W in Ottawa. They are just presenting a new fa-, cade. It's an amis trade show by any other name," Sanders said Saturday. Al Geddry, spokesman for Baxter Publications Inc.,. which is organizing the show, said Peacekeeping '93 ' is a departure from the ARMX shows held at Lansdowne Park in 1987 and 1989. While confirming that arms dealers will be at the show March 16 and 17, no large equipment, such as tanks, will be shown. "I understand their concerns. They would like to see amis trade done away with, but we must be pragmatic. The Cold War has ended and we're trying to match the requirements of the market," .said Geddry. The groups are to meet with the Congress Centre's board of directors Monday night. The coalition .which includes the Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade, Canadian Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, Ploughshares Ottawa and several church groups will each be given five minutes to make a presentation. "They say it is for peacekeeping purposes but it is ludicrous to think that you can bring together major arms dealers and they will limit themselves to peacekeeping equip ment, said banders. In 1989, Ottawa Council passed a resolution banning any future arms trade exhibitions on city property. Organizers tried to move the show to Carp but two shows were eventually postponed. As a capital city, Ottawa is a pre ferred site for the by-invitation-only arms show because embassies provide customers. But Geddry said countries such as South Africa, Israel and Libya will not be invited. The show is also closed to the public. Our regular low prices Fleece, velvets, flannelette, corduroys, woollens, silks, V.I. P. prints, vyella, COttonSl (Except lining, notions, interfacings) VOGUE PATTERNS 12 Price BUTTERICK PATTERNS 13 OFF ADDITIONAL SPECIALS IN OUR STOCK! Sewing Machines, Vertical Blinds, Horizontal Blinds, Silhouette Blinds visa jam. , t . um If I Wf ft' COUNTRY CHARM Antiques 3cjDClIcry mil I M. ' IM V 1 Iff- r i Scrorntfoiw t. I Hrnfl0 Okfctt SATURDAY 10:00-5:00; SUNDAY 11:00-5:00 PNNFR. OR WNQ 'CO' MOTHER TUCKER'S 61 York Street 238-6525 yUU " gsSZ- Juicy roast beef, seafood, saucy pastas, stir fries, salad bar... You'll run out of room before you run out of choices. 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I V On All Homefurnishings Appliances & Electronics IJj fee IMlM?iililia Hi U U K,7 u u U UP TO 1111.111 J JIMU ilWII I PPIWWgl llll J t instant --.-r-- . 33 .'if. il fsjiBnirormaxion CAKUvlUiN Weekly Meetings Monday, January 11 Board of Education 8:15 pm Board Room Tuesday, January 12 Corporate Services Committee (Special) 7:30 pm Board Room Wednesday, January 13 Instructional Services Committee 7:30 pm Trustees' Committee Room Thursday, January 14 Four-Board Co-ordinating Committee on Education for the Trainable Retarded 6:00 pm Ottawa Board of Education, Committee Rm. 1, 330 Gilmour St., Ottawa The above meetings take place at 133 Greenbank Rd., Nepean unless otherwise indicated. Public Meetings -1993 Budget Wednesday, January 20 7:30 pm Gloucester HS, 2060 Ogilvie Road, Gloucester Thursday, January 21 7:30 pm A.Y. Jackson SS, 150 Abbeyhill Dr., Kanata gain an understanding of the issues and challenges involved in educational finances acquaint trustees with your views about setting priorities in budgeting for education in 1993 If you plan to make a presentation, please call the Board's Secretariat at 596-8255 for an information package. ft Regional Government Meetings at Ottawa-Carleton Centre Monday, January 1 1 Note: Executive Committee scheduled for Monday, January 1 1 , at 1 :00 p.m. is cancelled and will resume on Monday, January 18, at 1:00 p.m. - Tuesday, January 12 2:00 p.m. - Planning Committee Agenda items: 1 . Local Official Plan Amendment No. 1 02 Township of Rideau 2. Local Official Plan Amendment No. 32 to the Official Plan of the City of Vanier (Flood Plain Policies) 3. Local Official Plan Amendment No. 20 City of Kanata 4. Environmental Review of the Regional Official Plan 5. Growth and Settlement Policy Guidelines 6. Planning Committee Motion on Balancing Jobs and Housing 7. 1991 Census Presentation 8. Directory of Housing and Residences for Seniors in Ottawa-Carleton Wednesday, January 13 1:00 p.m. - Transportation Committee Agenda items: . , , 1. Construction of Left-turn Lane and Right-turn Lane Westvale Industrial Park 2. Street Lighting Programme - City of Nepean - Response to TC Inquiry 44 3. RMOC Noise Control Guidelines For New Developments Adjacent To Regional Roads and Transitways 4. Modification of King Edward Avenue Between Rideau Street and Sussex Drive - Concept Plan 5. Truck Routes 6. Traffic Control Signals - Fisher Avenue and McCooeye Lane 7. Part of Unopened Constellation Crescent - City of Ottawa 8. Lane Closing Adjacent to No. 1 King George Street 9. 1 993 Capital Budget Priority Listing - Cost Saving Options - TC Motion 1 7 1 0. Public Transit Survey - TC Inquiry 37 11. Ogilvie Road City Park Drive West-'TC Inquiry 38 12. Provision of Cycling Facilities - Hunt Club Road Extension - TC Inquiry 39 13. Pedestrian Movements at Right - sTurn Cut-Off Ramps - TC Inquiry 52 14. Pedestrian Crossover Replacement Programme 4:00 p.m. - Regional Council Thursday, January 14 1:00 p.m. - Health Committee Agenda items: 1 . Supplementary Budgets for the Home Care Program 2. Support For Tne Coalition for Gun Control 3. Immunization and Tuberculosis Assessment Requirements for School Entry 4. Health Department Fact Sheets Re: Secondhand Smoke in Infants and Children 5. Convictions Under Food Premises Regulations 6. Breast Cancer Statistics 7. Patient Transfer Services All committee meetings are held at Ottawa-Carleton Centre, Cartier Square,1 1 1 Lisgar Street, Heritage Building, 2nd Floor in the Champ-Iain Room. Regional Council meetings are held in the Andrew S. Haydon Hall in the Carleton Building. Anyone wishing to submit a proposal for consideration, to participate at a meeting, to receive a copy of the agenda and to ensure that there are no scheduling changes should contact the Regional Clerk's Department, 111 Lisgar Street, Main Floor, Heritage Building or call 560-2058. Copies of the agenda may also be picked up in the "Window on the Region" during working hours and after hours or on weekends at the Security Desk in tne Rotunda at Ottawa-Carleton Centre. Watch Regional Council Live on Television Wednesday, January 13, 4:00 p.m. Rogers Community 22 ana Maclean Hunter 22 Produced courtesy of ROGERS Community m m Social Services Department Notice of District Office Move Effective Friday, January 8, 1993, the Social Services West District Office presently located at: 495 Richmond Road, Ottawa will close, and reopen at: 1355 Bank Street, Suite 701 on Monday January 11, 1993 at 8:30 a.m. All clients presently assisted from the Richmond Road Office will be served from the Bank Street location.For further information please contact either your welfare worker or the general information number at 728-3913. : -iJ t-'p-t.,:?.- i. t..i-.:.i....u-f-;..t m..

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