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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 2, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Wodnodoy, Auguil 1, 1972 THE IETHBRIDOI HCTMO 19 No formal submissions by Alberla We'll take strong stand on health costs EDMONTON (CP) Alberta will nd make any formal missions at '.his week's provin- cial premiers' conference in Halifax hut will tnke a "strong stand" on health care costs, Premier Peter Loughccd said Tuesday. Mr., Loughccd, at a brief news conference, said Ontario anil Quebec will probably port Alberta's position of pro- vincial control of health c.-ire programs. He doubted the Mar- itimes would support tliat posi- tion. He blamed part of the weak- ness in Alberta's mental health programs on shortcomings in federal The right of public employees to strike is also on the agenda for the Halifax meeting. The premier said he does not be- lieve public employees should tiave the riglit to strike and re- ferred to recent Alberta, legis- lation providing for binding ar nitration as the "fair way" to settle public service disputes. Premier Loughced said Al- >erta found "somewhat to our urprise" that Manitoba and iskatchcwan also took a stror.g st-ind at week's neeting of the Prairie Kcono- mtc Council comprising the brec Prairie premiers on he need to develop provincial policies in the field of tele- communications. He said Alberta docs want to go the extreme" of not recognizing the federal in- crest in telecommunications, hut the provinces should have voice in Ottawa lias not yet replied to n request by the Prairie Econo- mic Council for details on the winter works program, Mr. Loughccd said. The coun- cil last week asked lor details "without further delay." The premier said he hopes a reply will received by the end of August at the latest. Mr. will be ac- compar.ied to the Halifax meet- ing by Don Getty, minister of federal and intergovernmental affairs, and A. F. C'ollias, depu- ty provincial treasurer. The province is "slill pursu- ing" (be idea of an integrated steel plant, Mr. Lougheed said. He was disappointed with Stel- co's decision not to locate in Alberta, and said freight rates are a "limiting factor" in de- velopment of a plant in the province. Mr. Lougheeu said films be Monday of flood damage the Al- Iwrta Resources Railway were "pretty startling." The govern- ment's main concern was what to do about the estimated million damage to 37 miles of track and roadbed along the Smoky River in the foothills. "There is no clear evidence" of an early gasoline price in- crease, Mr. Lougheed said. Grant Notley, provincial New Dcmocrstic Party leader, Mon- day predicted a price increase within six months and suit! gas- oline pricing should be placed under the Public Utilities board. Premier lyjugheed said it ap- pears "pretty certain" Queen Elizabeth will not visit Alberta when she comes to Canada year for Prince Kdward Is- land's centennial. But he said the "door is not closed" for t royal visit to '.he province ifi 1374. DR. R. W. TAYLOR FAMILY PHYSICIAN Wishes to announce the relocation of his practice to the Family Medical Denta! Centre 2931 20th Ave, South (North of Woolco) Ph. 328-2326 Lethbridge 24 Hour Answering Service IOG-BOOM ART Aerial ihol of log booms near Crofton on Vancouver Island Creoles a patchwork effecl. Logs are deslinedfora necrby pulp and paper mill. Le Dain bet1 drug policy permanent TORONTO (CP) Gerald Lc Dain, chairman of the federal commission on the non-medical u.sc of drugs, said here the federal government's decision Liqi jor prices up in Yukon WHITKHOHSE, Y.T. (CP) Inc rcased pri c cs for liquor, wines and imported went into effect Tuesday throughout the Yukon. Higher freight charges, in- creased manufacturers' prices and the fluctuation of foreign currency cor.lribuled to the increase, the first in two years. o introduce legislation remov- ing cannabis from the Narcotic Control Act will give Ottawa time to see whether its use is a "passing fad." Mr. Le Dain said he would not bet on any legislation being per in an en t. The commission recom- mended two months ago that possession and cultivation ol carmabis--marijuana and hash- private use should be made legal, "If marijuana use went like cigarettes or alcohol, you would have lo say it required consider- he said. "Some people say it may be a passing Conservative Leader Rohcri Stanfield, on tour of scvcra' southern Ontario communities .sale! his party's position was that possession of marijiumc should not he mafic tegal Imi ADVERTISING'S NEWEST TOOl ll'a called Piyehogrophics, o unique marketing rcioarch lechniquo whereby exporll cnn not only our buying habits, buf our oMiludci, in- tcrcili, personality and delorminc our wonts. To learn aboul Psych OgropMcs read Joan Nantcivoll'i story in thii Sotunloy'i Weekend Mognrine. IN YOUR LETHBRIDGE HERALD WEEKEND MAGAZINE BECOME PART OF THE SCENE WITH THE EXCITING NEW PANOLOC PASS-THRU REAR CAB WINDOW at LETHBRIDGE GLASS NOW ENJOY YOUR LEISURE TIME TO THE FULLEST WITH AtL THESE ADVANTAGES OFFERED BY PANOLOC Comfortable ihrough air vcnlilofion provided by unique double sliding panoi wilh oponingi up 1o ?2 incrici wide. Ccvofree vomtion Irovtlling with enjy access between cob onrl compcr. Rcnuly ond (j'urnbiliry within o Framework of welded afummum, iico of corrosion, Icolti nnrf FolMpi. mfp.ty nro the 'elf-locking wiitrfowl nnd oplionol icrecn, removnhlo On (rom in tide. torwvnionl boots ofc ovnilahte molco opening! on oil comper Truck windowi. Panoloc by Lethbridge Glass imple possession should not a jail .sentence. lie said his party also be- icvos that persons caught pos- cssing Die drxifi should not mvc a criminal record. AGREES WITH COURTS A department official said the federal government's cgislativc changes on cannarris only reflected what was going on in the courts, This is not a very significant he said. "It won't pro- duce anything different from what goes on now." The Ontario Addiction Re- search Foundation said any move lo lessen the legal conse- quences for a cannabis user is positive. "JL was a mistake in history that cannahis was placed in the Narcotic Control Act because it clearly doesn't belong in the same category with said a foundation spokesman. 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