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            B2         WINNIPEG FREE PRESS, FRIDAY, MARCH 16, 2012                                                                                              CITY                                                                                                                      winnipegfreepress.com



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        HOMELESSNESS
                  THEINSIDER
                     by Maureen Scurfield
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        City’s
                  Filmmaker
                  dreaming                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              high
                  of a white                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            rents
                  Christmas                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             blamed
                  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


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                  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.                                            vic@hotmail.com.                                                 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
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        the table.”
              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.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        We’re passionate.”
              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"             randy.turner@freepress.mb.ca
              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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