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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 28, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta Frldiy. Ftbruiry 21, 1975 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 25 January rise in exports value CAREERS FAMILY PHYSICIAN Required for small village In Alberta. Ten bed hospital. Modern clinic. Quiet, rural, solo practice. Friendly progressive community. Please apply to Miss Pat Adams, Chairman. P. O. Box 131, Cereal, Alberta, TOJ ONO. Phone Number 326-3899. PREVENTIVE SOCIAL SERVICE DIRECTOR Required by CITY OF DRUMHELLER A Director 19 required to Initiate and carry out Preventive Social Serv- ice Programs In Drumheller. This position requires a mature person capable of assessing needs, working co-operatively and communicating effectively with others. The successful applicant will be a highly motivated person with a' dedicated Interest In people. Training and consullalbn will be available to the appointed from the Provincial Department and tha salary will be commensurate with qualifications State salary expected. Applicants are requesled to respond with a resume ol experience and academic qualifications. Applications will be received until Friday, March 7, 1975. Send applications to: Win. L.Ooyle, Chairman, Preventive Social Service Board, Box 1135, Drumheller, Alberta TOJ OYO THE CITY OF GRANDE PRAIRIE (Population approx. Requires a PARKS RECREATION ADMINISTRATOR This growing regional centre requires a person with sound administrative experience in the Parks Recreation field. The successful candidate will be responsible for a large and diversified program and the utilization of extensive facilities, such as indoor pool and artificial ice arenas. The Administrator Is responsible to the Parks Recreation Board. Budget personnel approximately 30. Deadline for applications March 14, 1975, to be addressed to City Commissioner, City Hall, 9902 -101 Street, Grande Prairie, TBV 2P5. Resume to include education, experience, marital status, salary required and earliest starting date for employment. Steam Engineers Third and Fourth Class Immediate openings available for both Third and Fourth Class Steam Engineers at Fort McMurray for work on Oil Sand Thermal Recovery Project. Competitive salary and full range of benefits offered including subsidized housing. Interested applicants contact: Mr. P. J.Smyth at 256-7131 or write TEXACO EXPLORATION CANADA LTD. P.O. Box 3333 CALGARY, ALBERTA T2P OSS CityofLethbridge DEPUTY CITY TREASURER There is a position open in th city of Lethbrldge for a DEPUTY CITY TREASURER who under the general direction of the Finance Director will be responsible for the administration of the accounting function, in- vestments, and other assigned duties. SALARY: to per annum dependent on qualifications and experience. QUALIFICATIONS: The successful applicanl will be a university graduate with commerce degree holding qualifications as a C.A., R.I.A. or C.G.A., with a knowledge of Municipal accounting preferred, or certificate In municipal administration and six years experience in municipal accounting. Please direct confidential enquiries with an outline of experience, personal data and references to the Personnel Superintendent, City Hall, Lethbrldge, Alberta. Applications will not be accepted after March 5, 1975. OTTAWA (CP) The value of exports rose by 5Vi per cent and imports dropped by two per cent in January compared with the previous month, Statistics Canada reported Friday. The value of exports of raw materials was a major factor in the increase, due at least in part to higher prices. Trade with the United Slates was down mainly to a slump in the automotive Japan was a significant factor in the increase in exports. Value of exports was billion and of imports billion. These totals are ad- justed to account for seasonal factors affecting trade flows but they are not adjusted to account for price increases. The trade deficit of mil- lion in January was less than a deficit of million in December. Last January there was a surplus of million, the largest monthly surplus last year, and in nine of the 12 months of 1974 there was a trade surplus. January exports to the U.S. were down 5te per cent from December to billion. Re- duced shipments of automotive products and machinery and equipment ac- counted for a large portion of the decline. Imports from the U.S. were down almost 10 per cent to billion and motor vehicles and parts accounted for much of the decline. Exports of non-food raw materials were up 34 per cent between January, 1974, and last month. There was a four- per-cenl decline in exports of finished products during the same period; a 39-per-cent increase in exports of food products, other than live animals; and a 57-percent decline in exports of live animals. Imports of non-food raw materials rose by 107 per cent during the 12-month period; of finished products, 11 per cent; of food products, 37 per cent; and live animals, four per cent. Between December and January, there was an increase of 78 per cent in ex- ports to Japan, up to million. Imports from Japan rose 10 per cent to million. Exports to the United King- dom rose six per cent to million; and exports to the Common Market countries, except the U.K., were down one per cent to million. Imports from the U.K. were off four per cent to million and to the other Common Market countries down five per cent to million. Gov't sets goal for trade centre MONTREAL (CP) Despite lack of a developer, finances and tenants, the Quebec government expects Montreal will have a proposed multi-milliondollar World Trade Centre within two years. So far, only the Quebec gov- ernment has given a firm commitment to rent offices in the proposed 26-storey struc- ture that will cost million- million, said Philip O'Brien, president of Deven- core Realties Ltd., the centre's rental agent. But Mr. O'Brien said he was optimistic there would be no problems soliciting tenants because several major finan- cial and transportation com- panies have shown interest. Mr. O'Brien said a bank executive told him: "If one bank goes, all the banks have got to go and we can't afford not to." About 100 tenants, apart from the provincial government, would be needed to fill the tower, to be located south of the downtown core near the Montreal Stock Ex- change and Place Bonaven- ture, a hotel, shopping and convention centre. Mr. O'Brien said he ex- pected the federal govern- ment would be anxious to move some agencies into the structure because of its an- ticipated role in international commerce. Mr. O'Brien said million was needed in equity financ- ing and "we are close to getting it." He was confident costs would not soar unmanageably, as has occurred recently with most major Quebec province construction projects which failed to peg their costs to inflation. "We have been very careful about Mr. O'Brien said. He said he hoped construc- tion could start before the end of the year. Guy Saint-Pierre, Quebec industry and commerce minister, has said: "I am firmly convinced that the World Trade Centre will exist within two years." Mr. Saint-Pierre overflowed with superlatives when dis- cussing the proposed centre, which he said will be an im- portant meeting place in generating international trade. He was especially hopeful the centre would stimulate sales of goods manufactured in Quebec. The Quebec government plans to take about 25 per cent of the square feet of rentable floor space and will pay million for manage- ment of the area, which will contain all the province's international trade services, Mr. Saint-Pierre said. Business, gov'ts hike spending for projects OTTAWA (CP) Businesses and governments expect to spend 14 per cent more this year on building, machinery and equipment purchases than they did last year, Statistics Canada said Friday in reporting on a sur- vey of investment intentions. Merchants and house builders were the most pessimistic about plans for 1975 and governments, manufacturers and utility ALBERTA HOG PRODUCERS MARKETING BOARD REQUIRES A livestock yard supervisor and general yard help for the Board's Lethbridge Hog Terminal. Persons are invited to write or phone Alberta Hog Producers Marketing Board at 6113-101 Avenut, Edmonton, Alberta Phone 465-6181 operators were the most bullish. Total spending on capital projects is forecast at billion, up from billion in 1974, Statistics Canada notes that the forecast figure includes price increases. A three-per-cent drop is forecast for spending on house construction and wholesale and retail merchants expect a two per cent decline in capital spending. These were the only two major areas of activity where declines were forecast. increase is by operators of as telephone and natural gas com- they project a gain of 25 per cent. Governments, at all levels, and manufacturers expect an average increase of 21 per cent each.' Throughout the economy, the survey showed, an increase of 13 per cent is an- ticipated on spending for building construction and 15 per cent for purchases of machinery and equipment. Here are the forecasts of capital spending and percen- tage increases for the major areas of economic activity. Agriculture and fishing, billion, up 18 per cent; For- estry, million, up 12 per cent; Mining, quarrying and oil wells, billion, up 14 per cent; Construction ladwtry, excluding honilnf, ftIO million, up II per cent. SERVING THE 'WILD ROSE' COUNTRY CENTRE VILLAGE IGA 13tb STREET NORTH. LETrrnDGE MARTEN'S IGA COALOALE Values affective Friday and Saturday February 28 and March 1, 1975 WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES Village IGA Sirloin Rib Club Minute STEAKS Canada Grade A1 or A2 Beef........................ Ib. ROUND STEAK I09 Canada Grade A1 or A2 Beef Ib. GROUND APPLE JUICE ALLEN'S RECONSTITUTED 48 0.02. tin................................ Hi R HASPDCnHItO STRAWBERRIES Xg I WESTVALE FANCY FROZEN 15 oz. Ml wt. pity........................ R ORANGE CRYSTALS JOLLY MILLER. oz.pkgs........................................ STRAWBERRY JAM TOP VALUPURE24fl. oz. Hfl................................................ PEANUT BUTTER 1 SQUIRRELZ4fl.oz.tin................................................. COFFEE CHHSE4SANBOflNMb.nilw1.pky. FRESH FROM OUR IN-STORE BAKERY CENTRE VILLAGE IGA PHONE 327-0353 CHOCOLATE CAKE GERMAN 7 Inch I6 BREAD DOUGH HAWAIIAN DAYS AT IQA LETTUCE CALIFORNIA CANADA No. BANANAS GOLDEN BYPE.................... AVOCADOS PINEAPPLE FIWH HAWAIIAN................. PAPAYAS FRESH HAWAIIAN ;