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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 18, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 24 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD December 18. 1873 Indian training plan discontinued COLD LAKE An on- the-job training program for Indians at the Canadian Forces Base at this communi- ty about 15 miles northeast of Edmonton has been discon- tinued. The which began in 1972-73. was designed to give natives in specialized skills at the base. Four men were hired to train as carpenters and heavy-equipment operators with their wages under- written by the federal depart- ment of Indian affairs. Two girls also were one as a file clerk and the other as a dental aide. After the first six no others said Charlie employment and relocation councellor for the Indian affairs department in the Saddle Lake and Athabasca district near here. problem was that once a candidate completed the he wasn't really considered for employment at the said Mr. Wood. was a combination of factors. placements for on- training with federal departments haven t proved successful because when they're finished training they have to go through the red tape of Canada manpower to get hired by the He said none of the Indians trained through the program were hired at the base but most have succeeded in other Two took further training elsewhere and two gained mployment with private companies. Only has been made available for on-the-job train- ing in the said Mr. who now hopes private industry will take on more of the responsibility for training. Many companies pay half a trainee's wages while the department of Indian affairs provides the trainers are guaranteed employment after six months in most cases. Mr. Wood said arrangements have been made with Great Canadian Oil Sands Company and Svncrude Canada Ltd. to train native citizens. In all. he various com- panies have provided 76 openings for Indian but only four vacancies are tilled at this time because of limits in the budget of the federal department. Keep Christ in Christmas InMrttd by Block RMlty Ltd. Weep over body Cambodian women weep over the body of a relative killed by an insurgent mortar barrage near Cambodia's Route 4. Fighting on the strategic highway 36 miles south-west of the continues to take a toll of civilians as well as combatants. Alberta will lose battle over oil policy-Schmidt Sears These great little music maters are sure to please all the people on your list CALGARY -Alberta will lose any confrontation with the federal government over oil policy. Werner provincial Social Credit said Monday. Both governments are carrying big but federal government's got the bigger he said in an interview. While Alberta has passed legislation to create an oil marketing board and to lift the ceiling off oil the federal government has the British North America Act. he said. Ottawa could a national emergency override all provincial legislation. need statesmanship and leadership rather than Mr. Schmidt suggested the Alberta cabinet hold back on proclaiming the act that will create the oil marketing board to avoid a confrontation over jurisdiction with the National Petroleum Corporation. It then could try to gain its goal by discussion and negotiation. 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