Internet Payments

Secure & Reliable

Your data is encrypted and secure with us.
Godaddyseal image
VeraSafe Security Seal

Lethbridge Herald Newspaper Archives

- Page 21

Join us for 7 days to view your results

Enter your details to get started

or Login

What will you discover?

  • 108,666,265 Obituaries
  • 86,129,063 Archives
  • Birth & Marriages
  • Arrests & legal notices
  • And so much more
Issue Date:
Pages Available: 48

Search All United States newspapers

Research your ancestors and family tree, historical events, famous people and so much more!

Browse U.S. Newspaper Archives

googlemap

Select the state you are looking for from the map or the list below

OCR Text

Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 11, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta December 11, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 21 Richardson elevates his sights Canada wants bigger slice of NATO defence contracts BRUSSELS (CP) Cana- dian Defence Minister James Richardson told NATO .allies Tuesday that Canada deserves a bigger share of the defence contracts that have been go- ing to Europe and the United States in the past. "We're not in NATO for economic he said in an interview after a meeting with other defence ministers of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. "But we want to get in on the action like everybody else." He said Canada has contrib- uted about million during NATO's 25-year lifespan for shared ranging from hangars and of- fices to costly com- munications gear. But the companies and civil- ian workers reaping the bene- fits of this NATO spending had been mostly European and American. European economies had been enriched by installations and employ- ment on the continent, while U.S. firms had supplied high- technology goods. Richardson said long negotiations over One new NATO project have brought greater rewards for Canadian companies. Canada will provide mil- lion in the next several years to help pay for telegraphic automatic relay equipment to be used by the defence forces. Under the agreement, million of that will be spent in Canada for hardware and ser- vices. But the minister said he wants more in future, and that the other ministers "were quite understanding." He has set his sights on ma- jor Canadian contract-sharing in a planned system of NATO ground terminals for satellites, to come under negotiation next year. The closed-door meetings of defence ministers, to conclude today, will be follow- ed Thursday and Friday by the regular autumn meeting of NATO foreign ministers, in which External Affairs Minister Allan MacEachen will take part. With his remarks on defence spending, Richardson stepped into an argument already running between European allies and Washington about who should get the bounty from ever- rising defence spending. SPEND MAINTAINED He coupled his plea to assur- ance that Canada is keeping its total defence spending roughly in line with Canadian inflation, and that Ottawa plans "to maintain at current strength our forces stationed in Europe, and also their sup- port in Canada." He said keeping the man Canadian air and land forces in West Germany now costs more than million a year. This year, Canada would spend billion for its total defence bill, 12.4 per cent more than last year. The total would rise another 11.2 per cent in 1975-76. "Any reports about cut- backs in the Canadian defence budget are he said. But he added that the manpower of the Canadian forces would have to be cut as more is spent on equipment and operations. Getting more defence con- tracts from NATO would be one way of offsetting the high cost of soldiering. But sources said another way broached by Richardson Tuesday was selling training space in Canada to NATO allies. Britain, the Netherlands and Germany already are training land and air units in Canada, and Richardson offered similar arrangements to other countries. East Kootenay protests exploration plan FERNIE, B.C. East Kootenay Regional District has protested the granting of a provincial government permit to do seismic prospecting for oil in the Quinn Mountains, 30 miles northeast of here. The exploration by Texas Pacific Oil Co., wholly own- ed by Distillers Corp. 'Seagrams Ltd., will involve construction of 19 miles of roads into virgin mountain valleys within two miles of the newly designated top of the World Provincial Park. Frank Bertoia, secretary manager of the regional dis- trict, said "the permit was granted without any co or- dination or liaison with the people here." "Right now, the area is almost completely In Victoria, John Lineham, associate deputy minister of are at least 10 species of prime wildlife in there." nunes> said department is The district's board of aware of the regional dis- directors is holding a special t, meeting Saturday to discuss tncts comPlamts about the the exploration work. permit. in a class by it self Bernina and only Bernina gives this superb combination of a free arm and Sill flatbed machine. converts quickly 'and easily to give you a large, sturdy work area or a slim, surface for sewing in the corners and curves leaves both hands free to guide fabric through every pre- cision turn ft features one-motion threading, automatic tension control ,p; and rigid needlebar for perfect stitching fev exclusive fabric sensor adjusts itself to any fabric frOfn v leather to finest silk' and hard-to-sew knits and stretchies. Perfect stitch won't pucker or snap I makes perfect buttonholes, automatically, without you having to turn the fabric All this plus the greale si. chojce of .stitches eyery one with a hand finished look. tailor-tack: basting, fringe and blindstitch, stretch stitch and embroidery. BERNINA guaranteed for life! Wide choice of cabinets 830 SEE THE BEAUTIFUL BERNINA AT: APPLIANCE TV CENTRE 8124thAVE. S. PHONE 328-1673 OR 328-1332 Directly across from Eneraon's CALL FOR FREE HOME DEMONSTRATION lOIMA Fine Quality 0 COME TRUE WITH from... OPEN TONIGHT TILL 9 P.M. i r1 IONA COFFEE GRINDER CG-8 Lets you grind just as much as is required exactly when it is required for a perfect cup every time. It's a small appliance but a big con- venience. Clear plastic top safety switch Long life, easy to clean, grinding cup and blade. Reg. 14.88 SPECIAL IONA 12 SPEED BLENDER BT47 Will give you exciting new dishes for the home menu. Check the outstanding feat- ures. 12 speeds Pulse action Heat resistant glass jar Spillage protection Reg. 33.95 SPECIAL IONA ELECTRIC KNIFE EK20 Its sharp, light and precision balance, can be used for more than cutting meat, even slicing vegetables. Safe trigger bar switch Stainless steel blades Stores easily, has slip out blades A Reg. 00.00 149 SPECIAL IONA CAN OPENER KNIFE SHARPENER C-3S-K5 A single compact unit that handles two of the most troublesome chores. Features: Removable cutting assembly Sharpens knives with ease Opens all kinds of cans easily, safely R0g. 16.88 [95 SPECIAL IONA PORTABLE MIXER WITH STAND Model MS-56. This gleaming chrome and white stand mixer converts to a lightweight handy portable. Features: 16 speeds Thumb tip controls Mixing guide on handle 2 stainless steel bowls Beaters tilt to horizontal position. REGULAR 42.88 SPECIAL 99 IONA PORTABLE MIXER MODEL R28 Light, attractive, rugged, truly portable and depend- able. Features: 8 mixing speeds Thumb tip controls Heel rest Sure grip handle Reg. 13.88 SPECIAL IONA PORTABLE MIXER with STAND A do-it-alone stand mixer that converts via a simple lift-off bracket to a handy portable Features: Thumb tip controls 2 clear ovenware bowls Beaters tilt to horizontal position Sure grip handle. REGULAR 22.88 SPECIAL m DOWNTOWN 606-608 3rd Ave. S., Phone 327-5767 USE YOUR OR HOYT'S OWN CHARGE ACCOUNT! ;