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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 6, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta vwvvmwr int Native housing policy in sight CAREER EXECUTIVE POSITIONS AVAILABLE THE ALBERTA EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION. AN STATUTORY CORPORATION established BY THE GOVERNMENT OF ALBERTA on October 17. 1973. REQUIRES thiee senior executives at its Edmonton Director of Corporate Affairs Will inaugurate and supervise financial plan program personnel adminis- federal and provincial regulatory matters and general corporate administration. Will likely tiave an MBA but certain other combinations of accounting or together with istrative would be quite acceptable. Experience in broadcasting or education would be an asset Proven executive compe- tence wil be including good inter personal skills and an innovative outlook Director of Program Development Will probably hold a masters or doctorate m educational technology or curriculum develop- ment Chief responsibility will be determining the educational objectives of programs to be pro duced or acquired Will work closely with the educational provincial advisory com- educational consultants Activities in- clude program budget scheduling and evaluation. In addition to proven inter personal this person will have a solid background in professional including produc and will be familiar with program nationally and internationally Director of Technical and Distributive Systems Will be a professional engineer with elec tromcs including broadcast transmission experience Must be capable of supervising logistics including mas- ter dubbing and physical shipment Experience in small format tele- information systems or education would be an asset. Will be responsible for designing new sys equipment certification and central maintenance supervision and some aspects of traffic Must be able to supervise people as well as machines All three directors will report directly to the president and will hold key positions on the management council. Salary depending on experience. This competition is being advertised only in Alberta. It closes December 1973. Apply in writing to The President Alberta Educational Communications Corp. Suite 401 Barnett House 11010 142 Street Alberta Boeing to do study The Boeing Aerospace Co. and Lockheed Aircraft Corp. have won contracts to do a preliminary study of the needs of Canada's long range patrol aircraft. When the study is Boeing says it will propose use of a modified 707-32OC jet for reconn- aissance and patrol work. The final contract is expec- ted to be awarded in 1974. Pictured is an artist's conception of the Boeing 707 reconnaissance plane. Labor shortage at oil town By BOB DOUGLAS OTTAWA The con- troversial native housing policy is about to be handed to Urban Affairs Minister Ron says Lawrence vice-president of the Native Council of Canada. Mr. Gladue said in an inter- view Wednesday the council was told this week by William president of the Central Mortgage and Hous- ing that the policy will land on the minister's desk soon. Mr. Teron had indicated it was basically the same policy shown to the Native Council by Walter CMHC executive director of policy shortly before Mr. Rudnicki was fired. Mr. Teron has said he dis- missed Mr. Rudnicki in early October because the CMHC planner showed a draft cabinet document to the native council. has long been establish- ed that confidential documents on formulation of policy are he told the Commons mis- cellaneous estimates com- mittee this week. Mr Rudnicki said the docu- ment was never classed con- fidential. A. E. native coun- cil said in early November that the Rudnicki firing endangered our ongoing good relationship with the officials of the cor- poration The council generally favored the policy document prepared by Mr. Rudnicki's group The government said the na- tive housing policy will con- tinue to be developed under Found dead the existing staff. Mr. Basford told the mis- cellaneous estimates com- mittee that native organizations can also use ex- isting CMHC programs. In ad- there was the program which provided funds for essential repairs to native dwellings. Mr. Gladue said most native groups had problems with government officials and the council requested that CMHC hire 16 qualified native people to provide help. He said the government re- quires home purchasers to pay no more than 25 per cent of their wages in mortgage payments This pushed home ownership out of range for most native people Mr Basford that low-income families can take advantage of public hous- ing sections in the National Housing Act to buy homes Mr. Gladue said these provisions apply generally to urban areas and the council wanted them extended to rural regions. Three leathers The light fantastic. Only Three Feathers blends the taste of a four year old whisky with the mellow smoothness of an eight year old. For a light price. Sip the light fantastic. in snow EDMONTON FORT There's a shortage of skilled labor in this focal point for a thrust to develop Alberta's Athabasca oil sands Gordon Canada Manpower centre says there is a strong demand for journeymen heavy equipment operators and automobile mechanics but they are in short supply and one of the reasons is the town's housing shortage. not infrequent that a local employer advertises in Edmonton or other gets an interested person up but when he finds out there is no he throws up his hands and goes Mr. Pollock said in an interview. Until the 220 miles northeast of opens new trailer parks and housing sites it couldn't hope to attract the skilled labor it re- quired The town's first trailer park is scheduled to open at Christ- with an additional 385 lots available in the spring and summer. The first 130 ser- viced lots of a new housing development have been allocated and an additional 350 will be completed in the spring BONUS Wages in Fort McMurray are comparable with salaries in Edmonton but many employers pay an average monthly bonus of to workers to meet the high costs of housing. Mr Pollbck said it's ex- pected Syncrude Canada Ltd will have 500 workers at Us oil-sands plant construction site 25 miles north of here next year Negotiations regarding wnat skiiis the Syncrude workers must have and where they will be drawn from are being conducted with Canada Manpower officials in Edmonton The labor office in Fort McMurray lists an average 60 to 80 jobs available in the although most positions require skilled workers or persons willing to work in service such as waitresses or at minimum salaries Mr. Pollock said unemploy- ment is extremely with most persons seeking work be- ing either Indians or Metis from nearby communities who come to Fort McMurray only to find out they have no housing The town itself had about 20 No price hike for machinery EDMONTON There will be no unusual price increases for farm machinery in says Norm Smith of president of Inter- national Harvester of Canada. Mr. in an said a continued heavy de- mand for farm machinery is expected next year by the company which markets 70 per cent of its annual produc- tion outside the country. to 23 per cent of the total pop- ulation unemployed. Mr. Pollock said about 73 per cent of the popula- tion is under 35 years of age and of that 69 per cent are under 18 years of age. Ann of no fixed address was found dead in the snow in the rear of a vacant house in northeast Edmonton. Police said the woman was found several hours after she was first noticed near the house. Death was attributed to exposure. 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