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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 24, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Nixon establishes pollution program WASHINGTON r dent Nixon Wednesday estab- lished a program requiring in- dustries Lo obtain federal per- mits for discharging anything into virtually any of the water- ways of the United States. 'Hie permits would be based upon certification from state and interstate- agencies that a discharge meet s appropriate water quality standards. The new Environmental Protection Agency will in effect have a veto power. EPA Administrator William B. E.uckeishaus also made clear that his agency would base its .judgments partly upon effluent guidelines spell out the nature of materials being dis- charged, rather Ulan the ulti- mate quality of the receiving waters. The executive order signed loday by N'ixon, requires all ex- isting estimated future discharges, expected to increase by about a year, to obtain state or interstate certification and, on that basis, a permit from the Army Corps of Engineers. The engineers arc to publish in the next few days proposed regulations, allowing '13 days for public comment before placing the permit system into effect. Applications for permits for existing discharges will have to be filed by July Corporations Act effective on March 31 OTTAWA (CP) The govern- ment served notice Wednesday that most of the requirements of new company law on disclosure of financial affairs will come into effort March 31, Amendments to the Canada Corporations Act, passed by Parliament in October after prolonged discussion and many revisions, will require both pri- vately-flwned and public compa- nies with federal charters to re- port financial affairs in more detail. Federally-incorporated com- j panics with assets worth more than ?5 million or revenue of million will have to disclose fin- ancial results starting with the fiscal year covered in annual meetings from March 31 on- wards. More financial information on major privately-owned compa- nies, including foreign-owned subsidiaries such as General Motors of Canada Ltd., would become public under the new requirements. Tlie new law also is designed to strengthen the rights of shareholders and the responsi- bilities of corporate officers and directors. The government, announce- ment, issued by Corporate Af- fairs Minister Ron Basford, gives federally-incorporated companies until July 31 to insti- tute another requirement of the new law that s company en- gaged in more than one cate- gory of business publish ac- counts showing a breakdown of revenue according to the class of business. Mr. Basford said the delay in inauguration of most measures until .March 31 and the disclo- sure by class of business until July 31 is designed to give com- panies a chance to become fa- miliar with the provisions and prepare new auditing proce- dures. Draft regulations and the kind of disclosure forms companies Will have to fill out are being distributed and may. be obtained by the general public from the corporate affairs branch in Ot- tawa, Stolen Picasso art recovered NEW YORK (Renter) Two works by Pablo Picasso re- ported stolen from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum here were recovered Wednesday, po- lice said. They said the watercolor and the drawing, valued at were mailed bad; to the ntu- seum Wednesday morning. The works, the size of large Christmas cards, were missed Monday afternoon. They had been taken from their frames. The1' were Woman with an Open Fan, a pen sketch dated 1906, and Table Before the Win- dow, from 1922. QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Dental Mechanic Capitol Furniture BIdg, PHONE 318-7684 Mi Seek meet on incentive prog ram RED DEER (CP) City council has suggested a "stim- 1 illation meeting" with Alberta j Premier Harry Strom to discuss I what plans the government has j for assisting centres with less than 40.000 population which do not qualify for the federal gov- ernment industrial incentives j program. i Aid. Roy McGregor intro- duced the motion at council meeting. Earlier he charged the provincial government with keeping the Red Deer area Out of the federal incentives pro- gram, "Someone in the provincial government has bartered away our rights for the incentive pro- he said. "Now they should be prepared to say what they are going to do for us." The alderman was a mem- ber of the Red Deer delegation who met with Regional Devel- opment Minister Jean Mar-j chand in Ottawa before the I program was announced. He I said it was learned later that the Alberta government bad suggested to Ottawa that the m i d-Alberta corridor between Edmonton and Calgary (the j .Red Deer area be left out of I the program, j Ootcmbct 24. 1970 THE tEIHBRIOOE HERAID 17 Canadian, t prime concern OTTAWA (CP) The clc'vcl- the cable TV industry in Kebro- opmenl of Canadian talent and j ary. A public hearing will be its exposure on radio and lelevi-' held in Ottawa in April to dis- sion must be a prime concern of cass the projw.sais witli final governments, broadcasters and: rules being announced some- Uic.. Canadian Radio-Television j lime later Commission in 1971, CKTCj i Chairman Pierre Juueau bays W3_. Mr. Juneau said in a went! awarc nf3mU'baY the CRTC interview no eftort should dupart- spared in making certain the j of whon) somc Canadian broadcasting system; different aa- is used to produce mid develop; Us !lt Ms. Cilnt IT Tte communications depart- I tall) n essao whjle In order that there be room js broad- on the Canadian system broad-j of casters should not consider un-j Juneau said. over cable bv the Broadcasting Mr. Juneau, who ha.- held his j Ad 0, government position since 1968, sai.l it is too away early to measure me t-uecu ot j u u said. new Canadian content rules j huwever of which took effect earlier tins: channels was vear- channels was multiplied to carry computer The regulations compelled the I publicly-owned CBC to show at: least 60-per-cent Canadian con- tent on TV. The private CTV network has until Oct. I. 1972, lo j meet the full 60-per-cent rule. data and other forms of commu- nication outside of broadcasting, there would he a need to revise the limits of authority. The CRTC would not want L-r-ceut rule. controj over anything but the Canadian AM radio stations i p e r a U o n on will be required to play a mini-1 mum of 30 per cent Canadian i music by next month. WATCHING EFFECTS Mr. Juneau said the commis- m "Objectively, though, you can't regulate broadcasting apart from cable.'" Mr Juneau said he hopes the IVli. iJUJlueiU Ottiu nit tuiiiiiuo- "u J sion will watch the effects of April hearings on cable wilt more Canadian programming d e a I with programming as with extreme care. If there much as with techwcal matters, were cases where it could be j There was some danger that clearly shown that the regula-! "unorganized talent" would be lions prevented a station from i overlooked by broadcasters un- diversifying its programming, less ways were _found to allow the CRTC might consider some this group to be nt-ard. revisions. Mr. Juneau said he had found numerous private broadcasters over the year who appeared dedicated, forward-looking and sincere. However, "one would hope broadcasters would be less de- Wouiau killed on holiday muautaMeia vvuum ue uc-1 WH1TECOURT ICP) Shir- fensive and have greater faith j ley Anne Harvey. 28. of Daw- TONIGHT'S THE NIGHT Becky Schmirler has been Santa's helper in Lethbridge for this festive season. But, tonight's the night for all good boys and girls. Just before Santn embarked on hib long-awaited trip. Herald photographer Walter Kerber was on hand as Becky wished him all the best and a safe journey, separations by Elwood Ferguson in the future of broadcasting." The Canadian Cable Televi- sion Association appeared to have adopted "an attitude of reason." There was no reason to believe relations between the association and the CRTC would change as long as this attitude prevailed. Tlie commission will an- nounce proposed regulations for son Creek, B.C., driving to Ed- monton to meet her sailor hus- band, was killed in a two-car collision 15 miles west of here. Mrs. Harvey's husband. Den- nis, serving with the Canadian N'avy on the east coast, was coming home for Christmas. The accident happened on Highway 43 about 100 miles northwest of Edmonton. War brass didn't see eye-to-eye VARIETY OF USES j Seaweed is used in making cough medicine as well as a surgical thread that dissolves and does not have to be remo- ved. By HAROLD AlORKLSON LONDON (CP) A switch in control of two little islands off the Newfoundland coast sent a shiver of worry through the wartime Anglo-American high command anxious to maintain good relations with the French Vichy regime. When the Free French seized St. Pierrc-Miquelon in a coup d'etat, U.S. State Secretary Cor- dell Hull let the Combined Chiefs of Staff know in 1942 that he would like to see the British government re-establish t h e state quo. The Americans were worried (hat otherwise the Vichy regime may tlu-ow out U.S. "observers" from France and North Africa, turn over French ships and, bases to Nazi Germany and col-1 laborate with [lie Japanese in the south Pacific. Field Marshal Sir John Dill, heading the British side of the combined chiefs, "agreed with the importance of retaining re- lations with the Vichy French." He also had in mind "the dan- ger of the French fleet and bases being turned over to Ger- mans as well as losing impor- tant information should the con- suls and observers be ejected." Details of this high-placed concern pop up as the lid is lifted on 100 volumes of hitherto secret and somewhat starched deliberations of tin's all-powerful wartime body. The documents, with their a war conducted from an ivory tower or of judgments handed down remote from the emotion and upheaval of the battlefield. Occasionally there is the acid comment indicating that British and American generals didn't always see eye to eye on grand strategy. Occasionally, too, the dominance of American politi- cal power emerges even to the point where that oft-quoted per- sonal friendship between the late prime minister Mackenzie careful legalistic pronounce- King and president Franklin ments. convey the impression of I Boosevelt is brushed aside. Hospital district set-up proposal is under study At this Festive Season We wish to extend Sincerest Best Wishes for a Very Merry Christmas and Q Bright and Prosperous New Year It has been a privilege and a pleasure serving yoy throughout the pas! year. These are the wishes of the MANAGEMENT and STAFF of AMA WORLD TRAVEL WALTER ROBINSON Manayor "ROBERTA HOLMES DOLORES FELGER Wruld Trpyd Consultant World Trovol Consultant and SHIRLEY NAGURNT AMA WORLD TRAVEL 703 3rd AVENUE SOUTH LETHBRIDGE EDMONTON (CP) The p r o v i 11 cial government is studying tire possibility of set- ting up a hospital district in the Edmonton .metropolitan region, it was announced here. Following a meeting with Health Minister James Hender- son, Mayor Ivor Dent said the tends to present at Hie next ses- sion of the legislature. Hospitals would be able to ask for 10 per cent above the amount of money they re- ceived from the province. If they wanted more, they would have to obtain taxpayer ap- proval through a plebiscite. A hospital district operation alreadv exists in the Calgary proposal would bring all active metropolitan area, treatment hospitals in the area under a district hospital board winch would be able to request crashes local financial support from va- rious municipalities. rvppL- i t i i CI I, IllCtiJ.IO Mr. Dent said the level of lo- j I cal tax support hospitals can request wiU be covered by new legislation the government in- MAPLE CREEK. Sask. (CP) A small aircraft crashed while attempting a landing near here, killing a passenger Hil-and-run snowmobile mishap fakd FORT C1IJMO, Quo. (CP) Provincial police reported yesterday what they said was the first fata! hit-and-run snow- mobile accident on record in the province. A jwlice in thi.s outpost on Ungara Bay, 800 miles northeast of Quebec, said a 52-year-old Eskimo man was killed after being run down a few miles outside the settle- ment. Elijah Elijahhapic died partly from injuries suffered in the ac- cident and partly from expo- j sure. The spokesman said a 22 year-old Eskimo was being held in connection with the death, i I and critically injuring the pilot, Alex Srubowich, 25, of Maple i Creek, died in the crash as tire 1 pilot. Jack Phare, 38. attempl- ed to Jand in a heavy fog. For example, in 1944 Macken- zie King wanted the Allies to ac- knowledge publicly that the su- preme commanders in Europe derived their authority over Ca- nadian troops directly from the Canadian government. But the combined chiefs recorded in their secret docu- ments that Roosevelt vAnted it made clear that the supreme commanders got their authority through the combined chiefs and not directly from the gov- ernments. CHANGES MIND Then follows a paragraph in which Mackenzie King is de- scribed as saying he no longer wanted any public statement. He merely wanted the com- manders to be notified that they exercised their command over the Canadian troops "with the full authority of the Canadian government.'' This request was repeated to the president, who had no fur- ther reservations and the Brit- ish m i 1 i t a r y chiefs recom- mended that the commanders get a directive along the revised Mackenzie King line. Another incident throwing light on the Canadian relation- ship to the powerful combined chiefs developed in January. 19-15. The 1 i b e r a t e d French forces wanted Canada lo pro- vide equipment for two French infantry divisions. But Canada couldn't reach an immediate decision because it didn't know the c o m b i n e d chiefs' equipment policy. The Canadian joint staff in Washing- ton was asked to inquire and fi- nally got the combined word that Canada can join in supplying the French with prior- ities to be determined by the European supreme commander. T f Wonder Confectionery 432 13th St. N. Phono 328-5465 For Your Convenience We Will Remain OPEN CHRISTMAS DAY 2 P.M. to 8 P.M. 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