The Vancouver Sun from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on April 4, 1987 · 7
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The Vancouver Sun from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada · 7

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Saturday, April 4, 1987
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PEST COPY AVAILABLE CANADA A7 The Vancouver Sun, Saturday, April 4, 1987 -Worst o? flooding over m KT.B. river level drops :-: Canadian Press t: FREDERICTON - The worst .".appears over as water levels dropped Friday in all but a few New Brunswick communities flooded "v when the ice-clogged St. John River overflowed its banks this week. More than 1,500 people evacuated J from their homes were allowed to return Friday while others from hard-hit towns such as Perth-An- dover holed up for another night in j,; hotels or with relatives, it Officials have begun the awe- some task of assessing damage J; from the flood, which ripped down a railway bridge in Perth-Andover it .arid sent freezer-size chunks of ice jy hurtling through windows. ,;; No figures were compiled Fri-:.:(ay, but damage to a hospital alone in Perth-Andover was estimated at ;;:it million. :;" Dr. Larry Kennedy, chief of staff at the hospital, said the first floor of C the 60-bed hospital was shin-deep in water and some high-tech equipment had been destroyed.' The federal government said it is prepared to give financial assistance to flood-stricken communities in New Brunswick and Quebec. Deputy Prime Minister Don Ma-zankowski told the Commons that federal emergency planning provides for aid to help communities hit by disasters. The state of emergency was lifted Friday night in Fredericton, which got off lightly when the river crested below predicted levels, but it was still in effect in Maugerville, just east of the city. . Jim Stith, acting director of the Emergency Measures Organization, said the river was still being monitored south of Woodstock where an ice jam caused some flooding and triggered a power failure Friday. Provincial Environment Minister Robert Jackson said the govern ment has not determined how much assistance will be available to homeowners. Large businesses are not eligible for help, he said. Since the damage is not covered by insurance companies, which cite flooding as an act of God, not being eligible for financial help would spell trouble for Gary Campbell. His nine-month-old laundromat and car wash in Perth-Andover was heavily damaged. "We're financially broke today," said Campbell. "I don't have a dime. I've had it, that's it." CP Rail is responsible for cleaning up the wreckage of its 290-metre bridge, which collapsed after the railway tried to weigh it down with 17 rail cars. Some of the cars contained water-soluble fertilizer chemicals believed toxic to fish. But test of water downriver from the rail cars has not shown any indication of chemical leakage, according to EMO's Stith. 1 JsCl ' ? """" ' I r' s JiifaM mi CANADIAN PRESS THREE'S A CROWD, as larger-than-life Ronald Mulroney during show Friday in Ottawa. Reagan Reagan puppet flashes his own small Brian arrives Sunday for a one-day summit with Mulroney puppet in the face of a larger version of Mulroney in Ottawa. , r "- iff , W- , :. I y v -1 'x 1 ' it i 1 J 4 v.. 4 mm 1 i 2 - , J- 1 ' ? t. ' ' , i t I ' f' 1 1 I I 1 r i -'Pi FOOD FLObRS- n v Give YdO'WJos'e! V0 1 1 f 5 i - - , K ' ' "i 5 V1 FRESH WHOLE FRYING CHICICEN B.C. Grown Grade "A" 2.14kg lb. ( FRESH STRAWBERRIES California Xjjfnjt Grade Canada No YOU SAVE: 1.12kg 51CU). 3.51 kg YOU SAVE: 3.75kg 1.70lb. PARICAY MARGARINE Kraft Soft 3 lb. Bowl each YOU SAVE: 1.36 PER BOWL W7 PROCTER & GAMBLE TIDE or OXYDOL )! LAUNDRY DETERGENT n 6 litre box each YOU SAVE: 1.72 PER BOX DOWNY FABRIC SOFTENER Super Concentrated 1 litre bottle 4.37 SPIC & SPAN LIQUID CLEANER nn IVORY LIQUID DETERGENT 1.5 litre bottle each 3.97 800 ml bottle COMET CLEANSER Powder 600 g tin each 97c COAST BAR SOAP Blue . 4barpkg. Q each 4uw CREST TOOTHPASTE Asst'd Flavours 150 ml tube 2.09 JOY LIQUID DETERGENT 1 litre bottle each 2.47 MR. CLEAN CLEANER Liquid 1.5 litre bottle each 3.97 ULTRA PAMPERS DIAPERS v ui iuco mm mmm m lu. Box each KIMBERLY CLARK mm mm r r a w a DELSEY i BATHROOM TISSUE Assorted Colours t-sJY 4 roll pkg. Cl IT?? each YOU SAVE: 62C PER PKG. HIDRI TOWELS Assorted Colours 2 roll pkg. each 97C KLEENEX MAN SIZE Tissue A 1.27 60's box each KLEENEX WHITE DINNER NAPKINS 30's per box KLEENEX FACIAL TISSUE Assorted . Colours 200's box 97C HIDRI WHITE NAPKINS 120'spkg. 1.00 each 1.27 NEW FREEDOM MAXIPADS Super 25's M m 4.iy Slim 30's box each Personal Shopping Sunday', April 5, 1987 to Saturday, April 11, 1987. Wo reserve the right to limit quantities. Prices eUective in our Lower Mainland, Clearbrook and Island stores. 'Our Downtown Vancouver and Clearbrook stores are closed Sundays. iiiuJHiJ HI., f.. ..11 0 i , i win -m V4cs.i i k D 010 D -rf'riiiifiiiiiiiriiitPr ,:"i"1lrtTr 1 (a 1 r r n 0 : t i V A l I i M 1 V 1 1

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