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ELENA CHERNEY – THE GAZETTE – Novenber 3, 1994 At Beaconstield’s Ecole Primaire, first and second graders waiting for their lunchtime self-defence class cao reel off the police description of the “bad guy” who tried to abduct two local schoolgirls last month. “He smells like fish and he wears a long coat,” says Lydiane, 7. …

FREDERIC SERRE and CATHY KRAWCHUK – November 2, 1994 ln 1986, Devon Rice’ s three-year-old daughter was abducted by a stranger. After a two-month­long search, the child was found alive and safe, bringing Rice’s nightmare to an end. As a result of the incident, Rice decided to fight back against crime. ln 1992, she travelled …

The Chronicle August 17, 1994 Aim is to teach students to protect themselves Forewamed is forearmed. That’s the thrust of a series of self-defence courses being offered through the YMCA Family Centre this fall. Designed for women and children, the courses aim to teach participants how to protect themselves from an attacker, explains coordinator Kelly …

By Melanie Brooke: The Concordian March 8, 1994 In addition to practising the safety methods outlined in the booklet, Seguin recommends students leam the location and telephone numbers of all security services available to them, on and off campus. Important numbers, such as campus security, health services, the MUC police, hospitals with sexual assault protocols, …

By Steve McDougall Suburban Staff – June 23, 1993 Every year, thousands of homes in the west end are broken into, especially when the residents are away on vacation. Many people feel helpless about preventing such break-ins, and just hope their insurance policies will cover the losses. But George Manoli says there are things that …

David Goldberg, The Monitor January 19, 1993 Following the popularity of their woman’s self-defense courses, the town of Montreal West will soon be offering a similar program for youngsters aged 10 to 13. “We’ve been getting a steady 10 to 12 women per session for the self-defense program,” said Steve Arsenault of the Recreation Department. …

Diana MacDonald, The Informer – November 11, 1991 With her heart pounding and her pulse racing, the woman screams and thrusts her free, open hand into her assailant’s eyes. She kicks him with all her will as he moves to release her grip. She manages to struggle her other hand free and goes directly for …

L’informateur de Riviere des Praries March 31, 1989 L’Association des scouts bilingues de Rivière-des-Prairies a reçu de la grande visite il y quelques jours. En effet, Georges Manoli, policier spécialisé dans la prévention des crimes et des agressions, est venu expliquer aux jeunes les règles de sécurité dans les lieux publics ainsi que les moyens …

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