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by Maureen Scurfield
of a white rents
NEWSPRINT TO THE RESCUE:
The Home Alone 5 Christmas movie
started shooting in Winnipeg this
week, without the natural snow Cali-
Welfare not enough,
fornia movie makers expected here
in March. But never fear! California advocates say
crews have been faking
snow scenes for years, By Randy Turner
using newsprint. “Yes,
we can do this, but it’s
very, very expensive,” RUTH BONNEVILLE / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
INNIPEG’S festering homeless
said co-executive pro- problem stems from no short-
ducer Dennis Murphy, Home Alone 5 workers lay out newsprint to create a snowy scene in The Gates. ages of contributing factors,
surveying their snow- INSET: Dayle Goertzen is excited to be creating special jewelry for the ‘bad guys’ in the movie. but the overriding issue is at the heart
making effort. They of the matter: not enough affordable
need seven days of snow homes.
shoots before they film at the Golden Globes four hours a night watching CSI and “Andrew was a super-hard work- That was just one of the themes of a
indoors at the Mani- in 2010.” Some stars filling orders.” er,” says Aunty Vicki. “His nick- wide-ranging panel discussion Thurs-
toba Production Centre wore them on the name was Woodtick at work because day morning, which was sponsored by
soundstage on Pacific red carpet. Ironic- STEPS FOR LIFE: Most of us can’t he was so interested, always around. the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce
Avenue. Yours truly saw ally, when the word run a marathon. But most of us can Work was his life... He was a very in support of the Five Days For the
huge lawns in The Gates got out, it launched walk five kilometres with friends loving boy and is horribly, terribly Homeless Campaign.
mansion area being her back here in around Kildonan Park on a lovely missed.” “Let’s do the math,” Kelly Holmes,
covered with humongous Canada. “In an ideal spring day. The Steps for Life Win- As are all the others who die the director of Resource Assistance for
white blanket under- world, Hollywood is nipeg gang is starting to gather the tragically in the workplace year Youth (RaY), told a jam-packed audi-
cloths, to be sprayed with heaps of my target market, but famous jewel- walkers they need to raise money after year — more than 1,000 a year ence at the Free Press News Café. “The
bleached and shredded newsprint. lers lend out their expensive designs for survivors of workplace injuries across Canada. The family is Team average rent in the city $450 (a month).
Sophisticated neighbours in the for red-carpet mentions.” After a and their families, with early-bird Woodtick and includes Andrew’s Welfare is $285. This is why we have
area are taking a suspicious number red-carpet event Elena Levon from registration today until April 1. Many parents Roberta and Rick James and homelessness. It’s a huge piece.”
of “health walks” to see Tinsel- Oceans 13 sent her necklace back people involved in organizing the his siblings Tiffany and Matthew, Holmes was joined for the panel dis-
town types decorate for Christmas again with a thank you and an auto- May 6 event (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.) are plus cousin Dusti Richardson and her cussion by Ross McGowan, president
Hollywood-style. Yours truly saw graphed picture saying, “You might walking in memory of 15-year-old son Kyle Richardson with his famous and CEO of CentreVenture, and Ian
one guy on a ladder up an evergreen as well sell it. I’ll never wear it again Andrew James who died in a work- autism working dog, Bella. For more Gerbrandt of the Winnipeg Poverty Re-
tree, hanging two-foot shiny coloured because it’s been photographed.” place accident while at a summer job information, send an email to: gram_ duction Council.
balls over a green lawn. Surreal! Goertzen’s glamorous online store is three years ago. firstname.lastname@example.org. Holmes offered another message in
Dayle Goertzen, owner of Vin- at www.vintagebling.ca. She works “The money raised goes to the arithmetic; criticizing the cutbacks in
tage Bling, is excited to be creating as an educational assistant for River Threads for Life group, which helps Got tips, events, sightings, unusual federal programs that impact grass-
special jewelry for the “bad guys” East Transcona School Division by the families who have lost loved ones things going on? Call Maureen’s tip line roots agencies such as RaY, which is de-
in the movie. Her dramatic designs day and as a jeweller by night. She due to workplace accidents or people at 474-1116, email Maureen.Scurfield@ signed to assist homeless and poverty-
became known to the stars, thanks started by taking apart sparkly vin- whose lives have been altered, and Winnipegfreepress.com or send mail stricken up to age 29.
to gifting suites at the Golden Globes tage jewelry seven years ago — and need supports like counselling,” says to The Insider c/o The Winnipeg Free “The government isn’t doing enough,”
and The Oscars in Los Angeles. “I making scintillating new pieces. “I Andrew’s aunt, Vicki Ellison Ander- Press at 1355 Mountain Ave. Winnipeg Holmes said. “Is it a high priority for
gave away thousands of dollars worth got so many requests it turned into son. R2X 3B6. the feds? Not so much. If the political
will changes, we’re the first to get
flushed. We can take five steps forward
and 10 steps back.”
However, McGowan countered that
available public funds aren’t as much
of a deterrent as how and where they
PRIME TIME TV FRIDAY MOVIES are spent.
“I’m not convinced there’s not enough
(public) money,” he said, adding that a
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priority would be to prove to the gen-
2 CBC (6) 2 226 332 NHL Hockey Montréal Canadiens vs. Ottawa Senators Scotiabank Place -- Ottawa, Ont. the fifth estate CBC News: The National CBC News: LN /George S. (N) eral public and private business that
3 PBS 3 - 388 NewsHr Outnumbered Wash. Week Ed Sullivan's '60s Rock 'n Roll Over Hawaii Charlie Rose funds spent on servicing the homeless
4 CBS 4 387 NCAA Basketball Division I Tournament Duke vs. Lehigh NCAA Basketball Division I Tournament Notre Dame vs. Xavier WCCO 4 News Letterman represent long-term savings in emer-
5 CTV (7) 5 225 316 CTV News Shark Tank (N) Grimm "Let Your Hair Down" Blue Bloods "Family Ties" The Big Bang eTalk CTV National CTV News
gency and health-care services alone.
“We need to quantify that,” McGowan
6 NBC 6 - 385 News Ent. Tonight Think You Are "Martin Sheen" Grimm "Let Your Hair Down" Dateline NBC KARE News Tonight Show J. Leno (N) LateNight
said. “We need to show them how you
7 ABC 13 - 386 WDAZ Ent. Tonight H.S. Basketball 20/20 WDAZ News Nightline The Insider Paid save money. That’s the soft spot. Busi-
8 CITY (13) 8 228 329 Met-Mother Met-Mother Tough Choices "Labour Pains" The Murdoch Mysteries Mantracker EP Daily Reviews CityLine "Fashion Friday" ness people do have a social conscience.
10 CBWFT 10 118 703 Le Téléjournal KAMPAÏ! "Les entrées" (N) Paquet voleur (N) Une heure sur terre (N) Le Téléjournal Nouv. sports Le Téléjournal But at the end of the day they need a
11 JOYTV 11 - - Cheers Name Is Earl Numb3rs Numb3rs 20/20 The Harpreet Singh Show It's a New Day Foundations return on investment.”
12 GLOB (9) 12 227 335 Evening News Ent. Tonight 16:9 The Bigger Picture Harry's Law (N) Ringer (N) Prime News E.T. Canada News Final Happened Gerbrandt, meanwhile, reiterated the
need to invest in private/public part-
13 TSN 22 400 400 NCAA Basketball Second Round Division I Tournament SportsCentre
nerships with affordable housing as the
14 DISC 104 520 505 Daily Planet (N) Canada's Greatest Know it All Deaths (N) Deaths (N) Mayday "Split Decision" Daily Planet "Gigantic Week" UnusualDeath UnusualDeath focus.
15 CNN 103 500 500 OutFront Anderson Cooper 360 Piers Morgan Tonight Anderson Cooper 360 72 Hours Under Fire Piers Morgan Tonight “The concept is simple,” he noted.
16 SPIKE 125 628 584 The Ultimate Fighter 14: Team Bisping vs. Team Miller "Scrappers" Ultimate Fighter "No Poseurs" Ultimate Fighter 7 Ultimate Fighter 12 "Go For It" “Let’s first give people a home.”
17 HIST 105 522 506 Museum Secrets Death or Canada Hangman's Graveyard Canadian Pickers Meltzer's Decoded "Vatican" Holmes made a plea for the chamber
18 HN 108 508 502 Jane Velez-Mitchell Nancy Grace Dr. Drew Nancy Grace Showbiz Tonight Dr. Drew to politicize the issue. “You don’t know
19 TROP 106 618 524 Canadian Pickers '70s Show '70s Show '70s Show King-Queens King-Queens King-Queens Instant Cash E.T. Canada Roseanne Loves Ray how much you can do to sway (political
agendas),” she said. “You need to be at
20 A&E 101 615 520 Storage Wars Storage Wars Storage Wars Storage Wars Storage Wars Storage Wars Storage Wars Storage Wars Storage Wars Storage Wars Storage
21 W 132 602 567 Undercover Boss Canada The Closer "Old Money" "You, Me and Dupree" ('06, Com) Matt Dillon, Owen Wilson. Necessary Roughness Cold Case However, at least one businessman
22 YTV 18 552 543 iCarly "iStart a Fan War" iCarly "iPsycho" iCarly "iStill Psycho" Victorious Big Time R. "Hairspray" ('07, Mus) John Travolta, Nikki Blonsky. took to the microphone to challenge that
23 TLC 102 521 560 Four Weddings Say Yes to Say Yes to Say Yes to Say Yes to Four Weddings Say Yes to Say Yes to Four Weddings agencies such as Holmes’s aren’t doing
24 HGTV 134 600 564 House Hunter Prop. Virgins House Hunters Selling LA Selling LA Selling LA Selling LA House Hunter House Hunter Selling LA Selling LA enough to campaign for public support.
25 CMT 109 575 583 ER Vets Pet Heroes Accord.Jim Melissa Sweet Home Alabama "A Friend in Need" ER Vets Pet Heroes Sweet Home Alabama When Holmes began to cite the challen-
26 MMM 117 571 581 MMM Countdown "Starsky and Hutch" ('04) Owen Wilson, Ben Stiller. Late Night With Jimmy Fallon Forget-Lyrics Saturday Night Live Forget-Lyrics
ges in addressing the centre’s clients
— while fundraising and working part-
27 BRAVO 123 620 523 Concert Hall "Nikki Yanofsky" Way Off Broadway (N) Smash "Chemistry" Elvis Costello "The Police" The Listener Concert Hall "Nikki Yanofsky"
time — the questioner said, “Those are
28 SHOW 112 317 522 "Smoke Screen" Sea Patrol "Red Sky Morning" Lost Girl "Deadly Skies" ('05) Antonio Sabato Jr.. The Firm "Chapter Ten" excuses. What are you doing?”
29 SCORE 181 410 403 WWE Vintage WWE Smackdown! Aftermath Score Fighting Series Highlights WWE Smackdown! Holmes concluded by acknowledging
30 SPEED 175 417 406 NASCAR Speed Center NASCAR Auto Racing Food City 500 NASCAR Auto Racing St. Patrick's Day 300 Trackside At "Bristol" NASCAR Perf. Mobil1 (N) that homeless advocates are sometimes
31 OLN 176 411 457 Man v. Food Man v. Food Storage Wars Storage Wars Conspiracy "Police State" Man v. Food Man v. Food Storage Wars Storage Wars Conspiracy "Police State" driven to frustration. “Sometimes we’re
32 EA2 216 312 633 Movie "Bram Stoker's Dracula" ('92) Gary Oldman. "Touch of Pink" ('04) Jimi Mistry. "Blow" ('01, Dra) Rachel Griffiths, Johnny Depp. seen as agitators,” she said. “We’re not.
33 PEACH 121 294 529 The Big Bang The Big Bang The Browns House Payne The Browns House Payne Seinfeld Seinfeld Family Guy Family Guy "Lakeview Terrace"
That frustration level, Holmes said,
34 FAM 154 557 541 Phineas Ferb Phineas Ferb So Random! Good Luck ... Shake It Up Austin/ Ally Jessie A.N.T. Farm "Ratatouille" ('07) Brad Garrett. Lab Rats has to be muted if community, business
36 FOOD 135 603 561 Top Chef Canada Iron Chef America Gotta Eat Here Ice Cold Cash Diners Diners Top Chef Canada Gotta Eat Here Ice Cold Cash and government interests can collabor-
37 COM 116 626 547 Seinfeld Seinfeld Corner Gas The Big Bang JFL: Gags Corner Gas Just Laughs Just Laughs The Simpsons JFL: Gags Corner Gas The Big Bang ate to address a social issue that’s only
38 E! 113 621 527 E! News eTalk TMZ After Lately The Soup Fashion Police C. Lately (N) eTalk TMZ Chelsea Lately getting more complex and entrenched.
39 SPACE 122 627 528 Stargate: SG-1 "Babylon" The Collector "The Yogi" Being Human True Blood "Fresh Blood" Star Trek: Voyager Star Trek: NG "In Theory" “We speak different languages,” she
40 AMC 159 629 CSI: Miami "Broken" "Thinner" ('96, Hor) Joe Mantegna, Robert John Burke. The Walking Dead Comic Book Men "Dead Silence" said. “That’s our next hurdle. It’s going
to take a bit of work.”
42 TCM 160 539 "Three on a Couch" "Jason and the Argonauts" ('63) Todd Armstrong. "Clash of the Titans" ('81) Laurence Olivier. "Helen of Troy"
Also in attendance was David North-
43 TOON 152 555 545 Ben 10 Ben 10 Ben 10 Ben 10 Johnny Test LEGO CloneWars CloneWars CloneWars CloneWars Futurama Family Guy cott, executive co-ordinator of Win-
44 SLICE 131 601 562 Kitchen N'mare "Café Tavolini" Bubble Wrap Kids 'Til Debt 'Til Debt The Real Housewives Bubble Wrap Kids 'Til Debt 'Til Debt nipeg Harvest, who cited that his food
45 NEWSW 15 502 390 Lang and O'Leary Connect With Mark Kelley CBC News: The National Doc Zone (N) CBC News: The National CBC News: The National bank has 44,000 clients a month, repre-
47 SPONET 171 408 418 Prime Time Sports Sportsnet Connected Hockeycentral NHL Hockey Calgary Flames vs. Edmonton Oilers -- Edmonton, Alta. Sportsnet Connected senting about 18,000 households in
49 FOX 19 - 363 Two and Half Two and Half Kitchen Nightmares Kitchen Nightmares "Luigi's" FOX News Sports Extra Seinfeld 30 Rock Excused Paid Program Winnipeg.
50 TREE 155 553 546 Chuggington Toopy & B Cat in the Hat Rolie Polie Caillou Franklin Max & Ruby Toopy & B Cat in the Hat Max & Ruby Yo Gabba Yo Gabba
Of those 18,000 households, North-
cott said 14,000 list the cost of housing
55 MC1 211 308 622 Movie "How Do You Know" ('10, Com/Dra) Reese Witherspoon, "Trigger" ('10) Tracy Wright, Molly Parker. "Flypaper" ('11) Ashley Judd. Movie
as the family’s most pressing issue.
56 MC2 212 309 623 "The Fighter" ('10) Mark Wahlberg. "The Mountie" ('11) Andrew W. Walker. "Skyline" ('10) Eric Balfour. "30 Minutes or Less" ('11)
57 MC3 213 310 624 "The Social Network" ('10) "Catfish" ('10) Melody C. Roscher. "A Million Colours" ('11) Jason Hartman. "Life as We Know It" email@example.com
58 HBO 210 307 625 Dead Ahead: Exxon Valdez Sexaholix: A Love Story Ricky Gervais Funny Hell (N) Eastbound Real Time With Bill Maher
59 WSBK 221 296 654 The Big Bang The Big Bang Monk Monk WBZ News The Office Seinfeld The Office Ent. Tonight The Insider
60 KTLA 224 298 653 The Steve Wilkos Show Family Guy Friends KTLA 5 News KTLA 5 News Two and Half Two and Half Nikita "Doublecross" (N) Supernatural (N)
61 WGN 222 - 651 Two and Half 30 Rock Nikita "Doublecross" (N) Supernatural (N) WGN News at Nine 30 Rock Two and Half Family Guy Friends
62 WPIX 223 297 652 Two and Half Two and Half Nikita "Doublecross" (N) Supernatural (N) PIX News at Ten Seinfeld Seinfeld Friends Friends
63 EA1 215 311 632 "Matilda" "Love & Savagery" ('09) Sarah Greene, Allan Hawco. "Harvey" ('50) James Stewart. "Arthur" ('81) Dudley Moore.
81 PBS 348 - 364 Business Am I Right? Easy Yoga for Easing Pain Peter, Paul and Mary "25th Anniversary Concert" My Music "Superstars of Seventies Soul"
92 OWN 114 526 507 Snapped Remembering Whitney: The Oprah Interview Next Chapter "Houston Family Interviews" Gastown Gam Snapped
118 APTN 14 269 350 Riders Exhibit A APTN News APTN Invest, Chiefs "Sitting Bull" Call of the Wild "Patriot Games" ('92) Anne Archer, Harrison Ford.
119 VISION 20 650 394 Murder, She Wrote EastEnders Summer Wine Gaither Gospel Hour Time to Sing Let Sing Again Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye "Pilot" "Circle of Friends"
120 MM 23 570 580 The Secret Circle "Lucky" The Vampire Diaries "1912" Degrassi: TNG "Bring It On" ('00) Jesse Bradford, Kirsten Dunst. Video on Trial The Secret Circle "Lucky"
121 MTV 326 640 566 Peak Season Peak Season MTV Creeps JS Sheena's Jersey Shore Movie Night 1 girl 5 gays 1 girl (N) MTV Creeps Caged
122 BNN 142 504 508 Market Call Tonight Car Business Market Call BusinessNews The Close Car Business Commodities Market Call Tonight Headline Headline
124 RDI 27 126 730 24 heures en 60 minutes Les grands report Le Téléjournal RDI RDI économie Le National Le Téléjournal Nouv. sports 24 heures en 60 minutes WAYNE GLOWACKI / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
125 CFTM 26 115 711 J.E. (N) L'Académie du vendredi (N) Ça finit bien la semaine (N) TVA nouvelles Denis Lévesque (N) Le Match (N) Cinéma
Scott Angus (right) and Peter Parboji, of
126 TV5 405 145 761 Cliquez "Pénélope McQuade" Thalassa "En Polynésie" Partir Autrement TV5 le journal Le sexe "Rwanda" Invincibles Five Days for the Homeless Campaign.
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