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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 5, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta 26 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Wtdiwiday, February 5, 1975 Olympic village gets go-ahead QUEBEC (CP) A Quebec national assembly committee studying the financial and con- struction plans for the 1976 Summer Olympics adjourned its hearings Tuesday, giving the go-ahead to Ihe Montreal Olympic organizing com- mittee to build a permanent Olympic village. The decision to continue with the construction of the four pyramid-shaped buildings, estimated now to cost million, was made because "we have no real Municipal Affairs Minister Victor Goldbloom said. He said the cost of building a temporary village-between and not be recovered after the Games are finished. A permanent village, oppos- ed for the past year by the minister, has a possibility of having its costs recovered through the sale of apartments in the village as condominiums after the Games are through. Roger Rousseau, commis- sioner-general of the Olympic committee, said the Olympic Games or not they would be held at settled now at the "municipal, provincial and national level." He said he would meet with Lord Killanin, chairman of the International Olympic Committee, sometime before Feb. 20 to assure him of the future of the Games. The problem of a permanent village versus two proposals for a temporary village was the last item on the legislature committee's agen- da. The specifics of financing the million minimum deficit of the Games by the provincial cabinet was ex- pected to be discussed at a meeting today with a decision no later than Thursday. Premier; Robert Bourassa has said the province will pick up part of the tab and the City of Montreal will also have to raise some money. Following a meeting with Premier Bourassa last week- end, Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau said the federal gov- ernment wuld be "sym- pathetic" to any proposals to alter coih, stamp and lottery fund-raising projects! U.S. magazines turned down HUGH FAULKNER OTTAWA (CP) Secretary of .State Hugh Faulkner will not confer with publishers of the Canadian editions of Time Magazine and Reader's Digest on government plans to withdraw their special tax status, an official in Mr. Faulkner's office says. The official said Mr. Faulkner has turned down re- quests for meetings with ex- ecutives of Time Canada Ltd. and Reader's Digest Associa- tion (Canada) Ltd. on the government plan announced Jan. 23 to introduce legislation abolishing tax deductions for advertisers in the two publications. Mr. Faulkner wants the two companies to take their cases lo the parliametary com- mittee that will study the bill after it is introduced, the of- ficial said. fncome Tax Act amendments to end the special tax status for the two publications plus a number of small trade magazines and at least one foreign owned newspaper will be introduced soon, though no specific timetable has been set. The official said Mr. Faulkner met representatives of both companies before an- nouncing the proposed change and sees no purpose in a further meeting. Time pfficials have com- 'plained that they cannot ob- tain a clear statement of the steps they should take to make their company Canadian, allowing adver- tisers to continue qualifying for tax deductions. Time Canada President Stephen S. LaRue said the Canadian edi- tion of. the'magazine, with a circulation of will cease publication if the tax ex- emptions are withdrawn. STRAWBERRIES Bel Air Frozen Canada Fancy Sliced 15 oz. net wt. ctn. SPECIAL .........Each FRESH TOMATOES Mexican Firm Ripe Canada No. 1 Grade SPECIAL NAVEL ORANGES Sunkist Bulk SPECIAL Ulbs-1 00 APPLES Canada Fancy Spartans, Regular or Golden Delicious CELERY STALKS Crisp Canada No. 1 SPECIAL Taste Tells Canada Choice Reg. Gut14fl.oz.rin 4 Values Effective in Lethbridge Feb. Davids Calypso 20 oz. netwt. pkg. Eac CONDENSED VEGETABLE SOUP Empress Orange Flavour Pkg. of oz. net wt. pkgs. each Canterbury Orange Pekoe Pekoe Pkg. of 120 bags each GREEN BEANS ASST'D MALLOWS KIDNEY BEANS DRINK CRYSTALS TEA BAGS SHOP WITH ;