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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 4, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Alberta MPs question action Saturday, December 4, 1971 THE UTHBRIDGB HERAID 9 Energy board chairman grilled on gas export application rejection OTTAWA (CP) Three Al- berta MPs took turns Friday grilling the chairman of the Na- tional Energy Board over the rejection last month of applica- tions to export 2.7 trillion cubic feet of natural gas. Board Chairman K. D. How- land was appearing before Ilic Commons miscellaneous esti- mates committee during study and approval of a requested Trail wildlife group may charge B.C. Hydro TRAIL, B.C. (CP) The president of the Trail Wildlife Association says the associa- tion is considering legal action against Uie British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority. John Renzie said the associa- tion made the decision at a re- cent special meeting because B.C. Hydro is planning to dump two million cubic yards of waste into the Slocan Pool from the excavation of the Koolenay Canal, 30 miles north of here. Mr. Renzie said Hie associa- tion has taken the position that the situation can be avoided by building the construction camp across the Kootenay River and dumping the waste on the site now proposed for the camp. The president of West Koo- tenay Power and Light Co. Ltd., William Gwyer, said he also is concerned about possible damage to the pool. The B.C Fish and Wildlife Branch also has expressed concern. THE LETHBRIDGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE invites applications for Instructor in Recreational Singing (rounds, fun songs, campfire ditties, etc.) 3 hours per week starting January 3, 1972 For further information contact The Director of Personnel Lethbridge Community College Phone 327-2141 The Lethbridge Community College Invites Applications.For ELECTRICAL INSTRUCTORS DUTIES: To conduct Electrical tabs for Electrical Apprentices for 12 hours per week from January 3 to February 29, 1972. QUAUFICATIONS; Preference given to applicants with a journeyman certificate but work experi- ence will also be considered. APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 10, 1971 Applicants should apply for the standard application form to The Director of Personnel Lethbridge Community College Phone 327-2141 STEVE'S QUALITY MEATS AND CONFECTIONERY 1611 20th Ave. COALDALE Ph. 345-3929 With every grocery purchase or over win yourself one of the following for Christmas: Front of Beef (Approximately 100 Ibs.) One Ham One Picnic 5 Ibs. Summer Sausage 3 Ibs. Pepperoni Sausage One Smoked Turkey Slab of Bacon 5 Ibs. Home-Made Sausage 5 Ibs. Rice Sausage 3 tbs. Christmas Candy Draw to be held on Wed., Dec. 22-6 p.m. increase in the board's lilrl-72 budget. K I d o n Woolliams t gary North) criticized the exclu- sion of undeveloped gas re- serves in the board's calculation of Canadian resources and needs. He said Alberla was being denied American sales worth about billion even ..tough vast amounts of surplus gas were known to exist in the Arctic. Dr. Hovland replied that the decision was based on a stand- ard formula which projected Canadian supply and demand for the next 30 years. Because of the importance of assuring .n adequate domestic supply, only "established reserves" were considered. The board's decision that Canada could face 1.1-trillion-cubic-feet deficit over the 30-year period would be reversed when proven dis- coveries surpassed that amount. MUST BE PIIOVEN Only gas finds which had been thoroughly surveyed and could produce economically were con- sidered "established." "There are no established re- serves in any of the frontier he said. Dr. Rowland agreed. "There is little doubt that we have very large prospects for further dis- coveries of gas." But it is dangerocs, and out- side the power of the board, to use "guesswork" in its deci- sions. He noted that Canadian con- sumption of natural gas had tri- pled during the last 10 years and could be expected to in- crease at even higher rates in the future. He assured Mr. Woolliams that pipeline capacity to the Eastern Canadian markets would be increased to keep pace with demand and that export permits would be issued to Al- berta producers as new discov- eries were proven. DENIES POLICY CHANGED Stan Schumacher liser) asked what had caused the board to "change ils mind" after authorizing large exports in 1970. Dr. Rowland denied pol i c y had changed and said there was no basis to speculation that the export applications were refused k> help the government pressure the U.S. in economic discussions. "In spite of rumors, at no time has the government influ- Need Skeena VANCOUVER (CP) The provincial government says it is asking the federal govern- ment to head off cancellation of a shipping service that is the main supply link to the re- mote west coast of Vancouver Island. The MV Skeena Prince, own- ed by Northland Navigation Co. Lid., will make its last run Dec. 1G, returning to Vancouver Dec. 22. The only alternative supply route for the 12 communities on the west coast is air freight or barges from Vancouver. enced the board in its decision." The report of the board lad warned, he said, that gas were not limitless, though they were at the lime considered surplus to domestic needs. The situation had changed in 061 but probably would change again when new fields were jroven. FEAR LESS EXPLORATION William Skoreyko monton East) was worried the jeard action in denying the ex- lort requests would discourage 'urther gas exploration in Al- berta. 'Haven't we really closed the door on the U.S. for further ven- ,ures in He complained that two-thirds of Alberta's drilling rigs were idle and would remain so unless Jie energy board stimulated new discoveries by encouraging exports. "You can't expect private in- dustry to spend that kind of money on gas discovery and then put a lid on it saying you can't sell it until you find some more." He said Alberla wanted a guarantee that, if exports were to be limited, domestic con- sumption would absorb Ihe province's surplus. Try Before You Buy UP TO 30-DAY TRIAL ON YOUR DOCTOR'S RECOMMENDATION (2JMAICO SMITH-JONES HEARING AID SERVICE RIPUY OPTICAL 618 3rd Ave. S. Phone 328-5447 APPOINTMENT TO COMMUNITY SERVICES ADVISORY COMMITTEE City Council recently passed a by-law establishing and providing for a Community Services Advisory Committee which shall consist of 5 members from the citizens at large. Interested persons wishing to participate in civic affairs by serving on this Committee are invited to write to the City Clerk, giving a short resume of themselves. Anyone desiring further information on this Committee may procure a copy of t'ne By-law from the City Clerk's office. JOHN GERLA, City Clerk The Gift That Will Keep On Giving! 1972 GENERAL ELECTRIC PORTABLE DISHWASHER 16 place settings 3 level thorough wash action Removable silverware basket Double detergent dispensers Automatic rinse glo dispenser (adds rinse agent automatically) Tuff tub interior won't crack or chip Soft food disposer (eliminates pre-washing) GRAIN TAKEN ON TRADE Buy Itl Try it for o month. Then if you can live, without it, Bring it back to Bakers. 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CHOICE: The economical, full-sized model at Hie fun-loving, sporty Olympiques...the zappy, trailbusters...and, the swinger's choice.the luxury- laden machines. Plus Alpine? BlizzardX.seven great series more than 24 models. SERVICE: Our special factory approved service schools assure you quality maintenance. Your Ski-Doo dealer, one of more than across North America, also oflers you a dependable warranty, the most complete stock of genuine Ski-Doo parts, accessories and winter fashions. These are just a few of the FACTS. I f you want ALL the Facts, go to your Ski-Doo dealer and pick up our 22 page Facts book. When you look at all the facts.... relatl r'.O.R. manufacturer trademarks of Bombardier Limited IS'l Showroom TAKEN IN TRADEI ISii'jr It m _ has more going for you. Win a fabulous 'Ski-Doo7 weekend with your family AT THE RAFTER 6 GUEST RANCH SEEBE Phone: 673-3622 located Between Calgary ond Banff on the Banks of The Kananaskis See Your Ski-Doo Dealer for Details BERT MAC'S CYCLE LTD. 913 3rd Avenue South LETHBRIDGE, Alberta ANDERSON SUPPLY LTD. Box 158 WARNER Alberta ;