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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 4, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Stir -'M (I BALKED EY BLIZZARD Early mornmq IraFfic on n ma or OHawa street snar s Friday after the cily was till by more lhan a foo of snow dur ng the night. Ottawa workers siragg ed in la e, police adv sed people lo nve their cars a home and buses were crammed wflh commurcrs. Accidenis, Few because "It s hard lo go in the heo'-'y a police spokesman co about NEW YORK TCP) Multinational corporations must lake account of Canadian aspirations and inleresLs if they would retain Ihe frewiora of action they now enjoy in Canada, External Affairs Minister Milchell Sharp said Thursday. He also criticized uruiajned corporations operating in Canada for Mr. Sharp told the retain i Management Association, a high-powered group of United Stales industrial and corpora-lion executives, that Canada's approach to foreign invesLmenls American will remain positive. He ndned, however: are determined that foreign corporations will serve Canadian Interests, We ng free tress Canadian priorities and respond lo Canadian aspirations." New forces were coming into play in Canadian as well as U.S. socicly: A growing concern about the health of the environment, a search for "new qualitative goals" and an urge to equalize opportunities. "These new aspirations, as well as basic national interests and priorities, must be taken into account by multi-national corporatic-ns if they aie to continue to have Vtte high degree of freedom of action in Canada Uiat they now enjoy." DECISIONS MADE TN U.S. Mr. Sharp noted that much o[ Canada's labor force works for American multi-national corporations and "key decisions af-fee-ling our economic life are ottcu made on your side of the border." corporations had brought Canada prosperity. It was hardly surprising, however, that many Canadians were concerned, nor that the Canadian government was preoccupied with the same questions, added Mr. Sharp in apparent reference to Hie foreign-ownership review undertaken by tlie federal ?dom "It is asking for trouble, for example, to concentrate research, development and design in the home country, denying to the host nation opportunities fo strengthen ils own scientific and teclmologieal capabilities. He found no contradiction between his position as in advocate of liberal trading and investment policies and his position as a supporter of "some limilalions" on operations of foreign-controlled corporations in Canada. Mr. Sharp cited action taken to ensure domestic control of the Canadian banking system and the media. He chided Washington for its efforts in the past to apply its Trading with the Enemy Act to Canadian subsidiaries of American corporations. The debate on economic nationalism involved a reconciliation between the principle ol free Irade and free movement ot capital and technology, and UK principle that each slate should control its economic destiny. He k-ll such reconciliation was possible without imposition of harmful MLA raps Tory 'indecision' EDMONTON (CP) fto Wilson, Social Credit oppositio MLA, says Ihe progressiv Conservative government's "in elecision" is jeopardizing plan for Industrial development i Alberta. The me'mber for Calgary said developers of potentia new industry for the provinc are alarmed by "the veile threat of nationalization" of in vestor-owned utlities, which ar being studied by a government members committee. Tlie government made exten sive election promises that ed ucation taxes would be re moved from residential prop erty without saying how thl money would be replaced, Mr Wilson said. Existing and po tenlial Industries are wonderin if they will be required to pic up the slack. He said indecision and ru mors about increased in pelro Icum and natural gas explora tion and production fees an royalties arc becoming a mal ler of urgent concern becaus of Ibe effects on exploration. "Oil companies cannot ever prepare current budgets, le alone plan for the long yerm, u long as this indecision con tinues." lease c for Indiai RED DEER (CP) Dr. Allan Warrack, Alberta lands and forests minister, .said today he has no thought of allowing Chief Robert Smallboy Indians to lease crown land for a reserve1. There's no place for them to find employment where thej arc livinej now, TJr. Warraok said. For Hint reason, he said he was uncomfortable about granting the band a site for a long-term land i band Tlie minister said he had occasion to fiy over the Koo-tcnay Lake, campsite after it was abandoned. "It was left in a heck of e mess." The forestry office in Rocky Mountain House has gone in to begin lo clean up the area. Officials said a great heap of garbage had been dumped on a ridge behind the former camp. They said a bulldozer departments of roads and justice. Quebec also began digging out from under tlie pi-onnces first major storm of the Ontario? Quebec sin THE f.-VNUirvX TRESS Kedcral giivernmr-nl dcpar -meuts said Hie s orm kept inanv A -oaring blizzard pummelled Ofncials fi-oni Iheir offices, a Ollaiva today for Ihe second ay sonle j( bv car, on running and disabled the federal busc-s batllct through The 5 orm lha swept over fcr most delfrniined and QiuMjcc blew- IB snow overnight. Most major arteries in which left the Hobbema reserve near Edmonton spent a day digging a pit, pushing the garbage in statement of government policy on the question Is inches of snoiv inlo Ihe national government or-capilsl Thursday and ovemisht, prounn.il offices and Quebec Cily cleared for one-lane ere viji-irat-de-and a'r-ised. arj-fter-re-Uie 5 on j3V-per-cted s ot reaJ ont-fere jliv-eal, d to On-like ling arly and n s The offs in-as ago to live in the wilderness, has moved from ils cajnpsilc on Hie Kooterjay plains. They now are at a site on MuskiM probably would take four men with a truck a week to pick up tlie Junk abandoned in the trees surrounding the ramp, officials said. Dr. Warrack said it concerned him that the SmalJboy band had moved from an area with a reasonable source of employment opportunity. Where they are now, he said, future isn't very bright. He indicated he Is uncertain what action the government will take in Chief Smallboy's case. It's possible, he said, that trespass legislation is being controvened here. He added he s not sure that this is a proper direction for tlie government to proceed, however. Dr. Warrack said a litter act will be introduced at the next session of the legislature. In introducing the new act, the government will repeal an amendment which restricts camping on public lands for more than 30 days without a permit. This discriminated in the way it affected people, he said. The new act will apply equally to all, but will protect public land and property from objectionable within a lew weeks. Mr. Sharp- said mulli-uaticjnal corporations must be ready to tailor their operations to local conditions, foe a] sensitivities and local needs. Many corporations had become sophisticated in these matters. "But many ha.ve yet to grasp tlie basic implications of multi-nationality, continuing to be more irnperialistie than international and treating their foreign operations as colonial outposts of the home office." In Canada, there had been a sharp local reaction to multi-national corporations' short-sightedness in sensitive areas such as local language, local cultural patterns, air and water pollution and plant location. "Opportunity ior advance-tnent to the liighest level for locally-recruiled staff is an obvious necessity, as is participation as a corporate citizen in the social and cultural life of the local community. "Perhaps less obvious is the need to rid management of branch plant mentality and a tendency lo see everything in lerms of Ihe parent-subsidiary Weather ann SUNRISE SATURDAY SUNSET 11 L Pre Lethbridge 10 .03 Pincher Creek 17 -8 Medicine Hat 5 -I .02 Edmonton 8 -9 T 11 road report FORECAST: Lethbridgn. T o d n 71 Sunny periods. Winds occasionally W20 gosling to 40 .near mountain passes. Highs 10-20 above. Lows zero-five above. Saturday: Sunny periods, fiiisty west wiids. Mild. Highs Saturday 25-3ft above. ..Medicine Hat Today: Occasional light snow. Highs near 10 above. Lows near zero. Sat urday: Sunny periods. Little temperature change. Calgary Today: Ligli snnw ending this morning. A few sunnv periods this after noon. Winds ElO-15. Highs 10-15 above. Lows zero-five above Sal urday; Mostly cloudy with a few snowflurnes. Little temper ature change. Columbia Koo cnay Today-Sunny with a few cloudy periods. Saturday: Cloudy. Occa yiuual snow Co umbia disl.nct Highs today 15 to 20. Lows tonight 5 below to 5 above. Highs Saturday 15 to '25, Montana East of CcmMnen i wring Him re-.u'i-i' Bith winds gusting to 40 mile an hour. All schools tn tlie area wer closed, most rioliverie cancelled, transportation sys terns largely stalled and thoi sands of public servants snon-ei ID at home. Plows opened the rrain street ot central Ottawa, but othe roads and district highway were plugged or barelv pass able. Air service TVSS out of jotinn trains delayed ajid Inter-cib buses doswl, Inn Fxt-'epUon of spntial services provided by ,1! IHK tones wrr? not and commuters had (n pcnd CD trains, the subway cars. Montreal tiona port awl Ancienne Lorp.tte porl in Quebec City were clc Air Canada and CP Air nounced it would likely be a noon before flights could Ferry service between provincial capital and Levi the soulh shore of the St. L rcnce River also was not, o R ing. Weather forecasters predi another five to seven inche f-ncr.v today for the Mont area. All schools in downtown real and the suburbs c osed for the day. Main d eiy was cancelled. In Tcrrebonne, near Monti fllxnH 20 persons were Force ?pcnd the night in city hall. 1'OWEn CUT OFF In many other areas o( tario and blizznrr conditions and heavy, dril snow Thursday night and e today clogged hi gh .sod power failures. One person was killed i traffic accident in Toronto, widespread power cut cauied furnaces to shut ofJ IcrniittenUy during the nigh wet, freezing snow shorted electric -Strike vote I by teachers f authorized i VANCOUVER rcp> The f represeriLat-ivR assemhly of the British Cotumliia Teacliers' ,j Federal ion Thursday night an-ijlJiorized Ihe federation lo make I1 preparations for a strike vote by the organization's 23.500 members. The assembly, n policy-making body between annual gcn-Ieral meetings, also called for n membership ovy of one day's pay. This would produce about 1st million, to be for a a publicity campaign by the teachers in a dispute viih the provincial goven ment over salary hit by rotating CBC strikes CALGARY (CP) CBC technicians refused to return to work today after going on strike and picketing Thursday as part of a rotating strike by the National Association of Broadcast Employees and Tehcnicians. Radio technicians walked oil their jobs in the afternoon and those connected with the television delay centre quit work a few hours later. The picketing occurred in the evening and a spokesman said it would likely resume today. The strike affected 33 technicians but announcers, who interpret their contracts as not requiring them to work with nonunion men operating the equipment, also refused to work. Management kept broadcasts and local reporters were writing news but were not preparing news tapes. The television delay centre makes time-zone adjustments in eastern programs then relays them to stations in the four western Prairie 5 -3 .15 Banrr 16 0 .07 Calgary -.7 0 .09 Victoria 33 22 Penticlon ]B -1 Wi Prince George ID J] .03 Kamloops 12-4 Vancouver 38 22 Saskatoon -5 -26 Regina -5-31 Winnipi'g 2-18 Toronto 35 19 .28 Ottawa 2G 19 1.35 Montreal -.31 17 .58 St. John's 18 2 Halifax 27 -fi .53 Charloiletmvn 14 s M Fraleridon 15 -9 .57 Chicago 32 3 ASPHALT 4 f PAVING TOllESTRUP Gonslrudion Co. Ltd. k SAND and GRAVE! PHONE 328-2702 327-3610 r BISSETT (1971) Sl. A Norlh Phone 327-7508 N J. CZAJKOWSKi rHORIZED DEALER AND ERVICE CENTRE FOR NJGERSOLL-RAND POWER _ A', f f York 53 32 .118 Miami B4 60 Divide Partly cloudy today wilh scattered snowflurries east and north. Highs today 20s 5 lo ]J northeast. Lows tonight 5 to 15 except zero to 10 b'elow northeast. Highs Saturday 30s west and south 208 northeast. of Continental Divide Partly cloudy tcday becoraieig coudy tonight. Scattered snow Saturday. ioday 15 to 25 Lows tonight zero to 10. Saturday 20s. Angeles 07 Las Veyas 50 24 Phoenix 67 39 Honolulu 77 (ml 1 54 45 Paris 52 42 London 50 44 Berlin 32 21 Amsterdam 46 37 Moscow 10 -1 Stockholm 32 27 Tokyo 40 31 plans best budget (CP. Premier W. A. C. Bennett submits his 1S72-7.3 budget to the British Columbia legislature today and there are few indications as to what it might conlain The premier, who doubles as finance minister, has let it be known only lhat this will NOW Sixth A HIGH SC 1 COMPET Origins! One ifl "5 to 45 to DEADLINES For Intention lo enter: March 15. 1972 For and comnletRi] tcripl: April 15, 1972 :t Fifl HOOL f ADULT C ITION Act Plriy SK f in'jips Original from J 3J to 100 Six First Annual TELEVISION COMPETITION Original drama, wnlten (or television production to 5S minutes Six prices from iXw .X1 rta 1 Department ol Culture HOfl. HOHST A SCHMID, MmiOtr Annual 1 One-Act Play 3 -10 minutes rcm J100 lo Three-Act Play JS 130 minutes J ;_; 5ri7es from For further details anrf entry forms, write: L Drama Supervisor. Cultural Dc-velopment IT- Branch. Dppartmenlof Cutture, S Youth and Recreation. MlhFlnnr.CN Tower. Edmonton, Alberta Yonth and Recreation 1 1 S IIMUR. Dppuly year in a row ho won't allow rr-portcrs an advance the document prior to is in the house. are indicalims that n reduclion in provincial succes-s on dntios niny lip pill into ef feel (lie federal fnun Ihc estate tax field on an 1 The province pivicl s (nfl along nil.li all other prnvinrrs and revenue from this would offset some of the lost succession WOMAN Beverlsy ?1, if the mysterious Crease' a New Democrafic Party menv of the B.C. legislature raised questions about afler her name appeared1 phonetically (hree times on government airport logs as a passenger in 1970. William Harl-ly, who represent the Yale Lillooet riding, gave police in the legislature that ha wanted to know who she wai. Miss iKrieie is a private secretary in for Rehabili-lolicn Minister Phil GogJordi, who soya her job there ii to contact businessmen and lell ihem about the Provincial Alliance of Businessmen, a job-placemenl organiza-Jion under his anchor bolts, sleel base plate and large double siding doors (24'w x See us obout this Bohlen Steef Building and its specia General Fann Supplies Co'jHs Highway Lethbridge Box 1202 AS OF 0 COURTESY Highway 2, Nanton to Cards-ton is bare. Cnrdslon lo Cnr-way, short patches of parked snuw nnd K'c. Highway 3, Grassy Lake to Cow ey is hare wilh some drifting snnw in (he Pinrlicr Creek -irca. Con-ley lo the B.C. hordor is covered wilh ice and packed snow with a tew bare sections, sanded. Highway S, IxLhhridgc to Snrdston is m n i n 1 y bare. Carddon lo Mo-.mtr.in View lias i few pnlchcs of packed snow. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opcnlnp hours; Cnrwny 9 :i.m. lo f> p.m toosoville, H.C. 9 a.m. lo 0 p.n 'orlhill IJykcrls 8 a.m. lo mid iVUdliorsc, e a.m. In S A.M. TODAY OF AJIA Mountain View to Watcrtion Is covered wilh ice. All rrniainiiic; Jiichways in be U-Mibi'idge e istrirt are naiuly bare and in giKid winter condition. 11 ghway 1, Trails Canar a I film-ay, Calgary lo Banff is >niT in Ihr driving lanos, some rifling snow and slippery soo ions. Banff lo Revelsloke has icen plowed and sanded wilh slippery sections, ianff Racvium and hirluvrys are in r-ttl vinlcr driving ilion, nnd Closing Tlinrsc Coutts Del Honila 0 .m. lo 6 p.m.; Kinfjspale. B.C., M hours; light. Chief Mountain closed. bureau niiiiiiifjcr dies VAXCOUVKK (CP) Frank Turner, former bureau chief of The Canadian Press in Winnipeg and Vancouver whose career in Ilie news business spanned tlie years between Mrirsp code and computerized tope, died here.. He was M. Horn in Aberdeen, S.D., he started ills M year career with Uie St. Paul Dispatch where he poimdcd a telegraph key nnd doubled as a reporter. He came lo Canada in 1512 and joined Western Associated I'-oss, Ion-runner ol The inn Press, the national nowi gathering INSURANCE FUND CHEATERS Unemployment In-mlllinn! of dollars a year. In Weekend Magazine llvi frnudi are being worked, n, and what lha "now" Un-ID WEEKEND writor H. J. MacDonald. Saturday, hs rovaali how the whot'i being dona to ilop YOUR LETHBRIDGE ;