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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 28, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THE LETHBRIDCE HERALD Saturday, August 29, What will the election promises cost you? Compare them. You owe it to yourself to read the facts. Alberta Social Credit Action Platform (All cost analyzed) An additional million in industrial development loans with 70% repayable. Estimated net cost S3 million. SSMillion 2. Medicare at one dollar per month for senior citizens receiving the guaranteed income supplement. Net cost-S2 million. sZMillion 3. homebuyer's grant for families planning to purchase their first home. Net cost S5- 6 million. SS-GMillion 4. Province-wide grants of per capita for construction of multi-purpose community recreation and cultural centres. Net million. .SISMillion 5. To support the family farm, million in loan funds through the Alberta Farm Purchase Board. Net cost program is self-amortizing. 6. 25% subsidization of crop insurance premiums. Net cost S1 million per year. Million 7. "Project Access" pre-school classes and educational television for pre-schoolers. Net cost-S2.6 million. sZGMillion 8. Teaching of ethnic languages and history in schools as part of a unique multi-cultural policy. Net cost 2 million. Million 9. Child development centres and day care programs. Net million. sSMillion 10. Province-wide, free government information services by telephone. Net cost thousand. thousand Total estimated cost of Social Credit Platform million from existing revenues without increasing taxes. Progressive Cpnservative 101 promises Since the election was called on July 22nd, the leader of the Progressive Conservative Opposition has published 101 new promises, including: 1. Full implementation of the Blair Report. Net million. Million 2. Kindergartens throughout the province. Net cost million. Million 3. Government operated day care centres. Net cost-S34.4 million Mi Hi QO 4. Tax rebates for families earning less than per year. Net cost million. 5. Post secondary colleges and universities for 50% of Albertansaged 18 to 25. Net cost million, capital and operating, siflOMillion 6. Student housing for post-secondary college and university students. Net cost million. S50Million 7. Vouchers for students attending post- secondary colleges and universities. Net cost million. 8. Grain terminals at Grande Prairie and Prince Rupert. Net cost million. 875 Million Plus 93 other could only mean increased taxation for Albertans.. Total estimated cost of Progressive Conservative Platform million with public power- million New Democratic Party 63 promises The New Democratic Party offers the most generous promises of all. Since the election was called July 22nd, the New Democrats have made 63 election promises ranging from public power and public ownership of natural resources to free medicare, public auto insurance, and elimination of education property taxes. Because of the effect it would have on the economy, it is difficult to estimate what it would cost. The N DP says that it would pay for the promises out of increased taxes "on business." How many businesses would remain in Alberta under a tax burden even greater than the Conservatives would have to impose? The Social Credit Platform is the reasonable one. Based on experienced, responsible government planning. Total cost of New Democratic Platform Impossible to Estimate The Social Credit Platform is a reasonable one. Based on experienced, responsible government planning. by ihc Alberta Snri.il Credit League. Alberta Social Credit. Albertans building together. Vote Social Credit ;