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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 20, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Equalization payments to poor provinces OTTAWA (CP) scheduled to be approved supply to Ot- equalization to April 1, when the new f the tax revenue out oi poorer seven of cal year will the payments arc made 10-wlll riM to billion Beiidei the the other 1976-77 under legislation to grants, the legislation will haw bun Mel; Introduced In the new session elude renewal for two years the three which Parliament opening Feb. 17, 50-50 federal-provincial the equalization formed sources costs of post-secondary beginning to chafe under Tbe paviaeots will be cation up to a maximum financial load. lion in 1972-73. In 1967-68 creaM of 15 per W. A. C. Bennett of amounted to mi lion and consequently will hav trebled In a The equalization payments e are nude, In effect, by Columbia hat more than once called for a guaranteed annual Income to replace thf Legislation embodying nei fiscal arrangements ada's three wealthiest prov i inces, Ontario, Alberta and payments. Premier William Davis of On- Ottawa and the provinces ish has suggested that may have to obtain tax concessions from Ottawa If it la continue support for equalization grants. federal government, also i to make known soon r on foreign owiienhin of and re- NEED LAW say this policy will require legisla- but that it may not come j, the new session of Par- starting next month. new session is expected be the prelude to a general this year. A the government establishes screening agency for foreign legislation likely CHARGED IN WATER PLOT Steven Pern, left, be necessary to set up such a board. and Allan C. Schwander, 19, were charged in will be legislation to in- with conspiracy to commit murder in what the family allowances, for attorney said was a plot to poison water supplies in the Midwest with typhoid and olher deadly bacteria. See and poorer families and to tighten up regulations dealing with persons who come to Can- on page allegedly as visitors but stay on and take jobs. Minister Otto Companies has said restrictions can increased without hampering the tourist industry. say there may be on equal status for tor govt. but that the cabinet has not yet dealt fully with the matter. bill to increase competition OTTAWA (CP) About the grants were business likely will be re-in- firms hit by the U.S. 90-day periods, and since after cabinet redraft- surcharge have applied for lasted 126 days, million in grants from the the firms that applied for scheduled for re-Intro- ployment support board, filed a second are Labor Code amend- cials said complete the surcharge dealing with technologi- The applications involve changes in industry and a jobs directly affected Canada's billion to increase personal privacy tiie the United States in outlawing wiretapping. Of those applications, 286 billion was volving jobs and be vulnerable to the million, already have 1 approved. About 20 applications were rejected and the remainder raw materials, agricultural products, and goods entering the United States free gas are being processed. Officials said they expect few if duties were not hit by the Minister The seven-member board funded with million, was sel up In October to counter the 10-per-cent surcharge, which took effect Aug. 16 and was told the Commons Sept. 28 that 85 per cent of the industry hit by the surcharge would be eligible for board money. Despite the surcharge and the fears it raised for the deplete CALGARY (CP) At the iresent rate of consumption, The surcharge had the effect of making Canadian goods more expensive in U.S. and therefore harder to fourth-quarter exports to the United States-at surpassed the pre-sur-charge third-quarter mark reserves of oil and gas will be depleted before the end of the century, says Dr. Ian Mackay of the Bank of Montreal ESTIMATED EFFECT In October, when nobody knew how long- the surcharge would last, the government billion. Total exports to the United States in 1971 rose 10.4 per cent from 1970 to billion. can only view with alarm K present rates of consump-on of oil and gas by develop-id nations. mated that jobs would be affected in Canada if the also rose 10.4 per cent to (10.95 billion from billion in per cent of the world's lopulation, the developed na- barrier stood for a year. In November, the gave Canada a are consuming 70 per cent dropped to Officials now expect that-with applications dwindling to a the board will wind up its operations by the end of the fiscal year, March 31. The board was empowered to compensate firms for up to two-thirds of the impact of the surcharge on their sales to the United States, providing surplus in 1971 trade with the United States. Although the board will be disbanded when its work is done, the law under which it ras formed will stay on the woks-enabling the government B take similar measures in the face of trade barriers that might be erected by other countries in the the resources." He told a meeting here of the engineering Institute of Can-da that more marketing car-els will be formed in the future to control energy prices and negotiations for supply will be on a state-to-state basis. Dr. Mackay said the private utomobile is one of the primary reasons for high energy consumption levels in North sold 20 per cent of their production in U.S. will force people to change Firms could receive the aid only if they maintained their labor force without life styles and consider mass transportation systems. He said the Middle Bast and If, for example, a firm Africa remain the pri- in goods to the United States, they would suffer a surcharge burden of sources of oil in the world riding there will be more na-ionalizatioTi of oil reesources They would then be p 1 a n t s in the next few for a grant from (CP) A board to help retain their between the Soviet Mackay said nations such United States would Iran now are selling their effects on Canada says Ralph Lapp, one of the scientists who helped develop resources in return for apital needed to industrialize economics and will be less to export their resources Lapp, now trying to the process of industrial- bomb's devastating is completed. to told 450 persons in a lee-urc here the result would L shortfalls and that would plummet lown upon Canadian soil. "At attack on missile bases n North Dakota and delivery quotas hiked inevitably create MONTREAL (CP) fallout over Western (CP) Increases leader Michel Chartrand Canada would be, in producer delivery quoUs for peared in court here to tell the anteroom of hell. flaxseed and rapeseed have ficials he will not pay a hell would be in the announced by the Cana- fine for contempt of court Wheat Board. plans instead to spend the Lapp, a nuclear changes, effective inline- in comments to under- apply to all delivery Justice officials replied the need for public within the designated Chartrand had until 4 the strategic arms today to select a cell in between UK U.S. and rye, a seven bushel in- the Parthenais Street Jail Union. was authorized, raising Bordeaux regular rye quota to 20 from TV 55-year-old president bushels a quota acre. the Montreal central council POET IN flaxseed, a two bushel the Confederation of YORK (AP) Russian was authorized, rail- Trade Unions was Yevgeny Yevtushenko the regular flaxseed quota earlier with a cheque for in the United States 10 from eight a quota by the Movement for the for a four-week tour fence of Quebec Political which he will read rapeseed, a three bushel oners. He returned it, and appear with Ameri- was authorized, rais- suggesting it be spent on at New York's Madi- the regular quota to eight other "political" Square Garden Jin. 28. five bushels a quota acn. Tkvrafay, tanwry 10, THI LITHIUM! HMALB New second-languge measures announced OTTAWA (CP) New raea- nma designed to help provinces defray supplementary coiti of providing second-language in- itouctlon in one of Canada's of- ficial anguages'were an- nounced today by State Secre- tary Gerard Metier. Hie measures primarily af- fect university level education. They cover granta for teach- ing in minority language! in eli- gible universities, bursaries and fellowships to help individuals either improve their language Bkills or get instruction else- where than their home province in. their own language and as- parking privileges for life VANCOUVER (CP) Al- dermen with more than 10 years service on city council will receive free parking privileges for life at city meters. Mayor Tom Campbell and five aldermen will be eligi- ble for free parking at the end of OK council's current term. Ihey all voted for the motion, which passed by an ll-to-2 vote. Aid. Harry Rankm, one of the two aldermen who voted against the proposal, said the next thing council would buy would be blue blazers adorn- ed with the city crest. "We're not a bunch of he said, "but we're acting like it." sistance in creation of language centrei. They supplement measures announced in for lowr lev- els of schooling. Mr. PeUetler said the mea- sures mil cost between t7 mil- lion and million annually and will be financed from funds al- ready allocated by the govern- ment for co-operative programs with the provinces in relation to education in Canada's two offi- cial languages. It said the new measures have been prepared in close fed- eral-provincial co-operation and that the provinces will adminis. ter them. The measures: order iu help -provinces provide better opportunities for minority language groups to get higher education, the federal government will make a. grant equalling 10 per cent of an eligi- ble university's provincial oper- ating grant ptui an allowance to cover capital expenditures. The calculation of the grant will take into account the num- ber of courses offered in the minority-language, including training of minority-language teachers. bursaries that will permit instruction for minority- language students in their own language elsewhere in Canada will be provided if such Instruc- tion is not available in their own provinces. The bursaries will be equiva- lent to two round-trips annually from a student's home to the university of his choice. REIMBURST CAPITAL COSTS governments will be reimbursed for capital costs incurred in construction or im- provement of language trafafci centres. Funds have been lit aside for ooe such par province in 1972, with a maxi- mum expenditure of per centre. The centres could be used far such things as teacher trakdaf, language training and adult ed- ucation. -About of op to tan will be available ftr short-term training for second-language teachers to to- prove the qualify of their work. -About 300 fellowship! of 9 to each for second-lan- guage students to permit Im- mersion in the milieu of thai language. These fellowship also would be available to stu- dents in other fields wishing to improve their second-language skills by studying in that lan- guage for a year. Your Ski-Doo dealer is dealing like crazy. Before you buy any snowmobile see your Ski-Doo dealer first. He's dealing on all available models. I notoK Come in and write your own deal now. The snowmobile season is just starting so get in on all the winter fun. skidoo'72 Bert Mac's Cycle Ltd. 913 3rd S. Phoni 117-3321 LETHIKIDOE, ALTA. Ranchers' Supply Ltd. PINCHED CREEK, ALTA. PHONI 427-3034 Raymond Motor Co. Ltd. RAYMOND, ALTA. PHONE BAR Service (Cardston) Ltd. CARDSTON, ALTA. PHONE 651-3672 Anderson Supply Ltd. tax MI, WARNER, ALTA. Ranchers' Supply Ltd. CLARESHOIM, ALTA. PHONE 215-1711 YOU WILL FIND THE BEST BRANDS ADVERTISED IN THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD ;