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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 18, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta J2 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Wedntsday, July 18, 1973 PHARMACY Think of us as the biggest drug store in town At Woolco, you'll find everything you expect to find at a drug store. As well as a lot of things you don't. While having your prescription filled, you can shop for everything from toothpaste to television sets. SUNBEAM MIST HAIRSETTER Avaibale only in the Cosmetic Deot. No. HC 3015 Each SCHICK CONSOLETTE HARD BONNET HAIR DRYER Avaibale only in the Cosmetic Dept. No. 307 22.95 Each RIVIERA HIGH FASHION SUNGLASSES Avaibale only in the Cosmetic Dept, Pair NEW DAWN HAIRCOLOURING Assorted Snci.es Each .99 WOOLCO SHAMPOO Herbal, Dand- ruff Protein 77-or Your Choice .77 COPPERTONE SUNTAN OIL, IOTION OR TANNING BUTTER NOXZEMASKIN CREAM 6-oz, 4-oz. Your Choice 1.19 NOXZEMA MEDI-FOAM SHAVE CREAM 12-oz. plus bonus of 5 Person na Blades. ULTRA BRITE TOOTHPASTE 150 ML WOOLCO MOUTHWASH 24-Oz. SOFT DRI ANTI-PERSP1RANT DEODORANT STAYFREf BELTLESS MAXI PADS Box of 30's RAID HOUSE GARDEN BUG KILLER Each 1.19 11.2-oz. Each 1.19 ARTURO HAIRBRUSHES Nylon or metal pin. Purse size. Your Choice .59 LARGE TRAVEL UTILITY POUCH No. 5770 MAALOX ANTACID 12-oz. suspension. Each 1.07 ANUSOL Relief from hemmorrbcxit, 24 suppositories Each 1.69 T1NACTIN Relief from ethlete'j fool. 15 am. cream, 15 ml. so- lution or 40 9m. powder. WOOLCO SUM W TRIM 63 ccosvles Your 1.49 till y A nice place to save 'PRESCRIPTION SERVICE1 WOCHCO PHARMACY CPRATED BY JACK AUSTIN PHARMACY (ALBERTA) ITD. A DIVISION OF DOMINION CITRUS DRUGS ITD. menrft right to limit quantities. 1 Open Daily 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. _______College Shopping Moll 2025 Mayor Magroth Drive STORES OTVISOOK or rut IF YOU TAKE AWAY OUR LOW PRICES GOT A RE1 Alberta., B.C. bright spots Western Canada outpaces all other areas except Ontario By PAUL JACKSON Herald Ottawa Bureau OTTAWA Western Canada outpaced all other regions in Canada except Ontario in over- all economic performance over" the past decade, the federal said Tuesday in a >atch of three position papers prepared for next week's fed- eral-provincial conference on Western economic opportun- ties. However, the federal govern- ment noted that this achieve- ment was mainly due to the 'extraordinary growth" in the :WQ provinces of British Colum- bia and Alberta and that gener- ally the West's share of manu- facturing employment is below its share of population and capi- :al investment in the combined 'our Western provinces in man- ufacturing is also below the na- tional average. The three position mineral resource development, industrial and trade development, and regional de- velopment opportunities were tabled in the House of Com- mons by Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau. Last week, Mr. Trudeau tabled two earlier posi- tion papers in the Commons, on agriculture and financial in- stitutions. In the paper on regional de- velopment opportunities, which will be a basis for discussion at :he conference July 24 to 26 in Calgary, the federal govern- ment warns that if the tendency 'or western growth to become concentrated in Alberta and British Columbia continues it will be increasingly difficult to maintain viable non-resource activity in Manitoba and Sas- catchewan. 'Relative isolation from west- ern regional markets and mar- kets in the rest of Canada will the government stressed in pointing out the lagging eco- nomic pictures in Saskatchewan and Manitoba compared to Al- berta and British Columbia. It also pointed out that a sim- lar situation exists in all four Western provinces between ru- ral areas "struggling to main- tain viable small communities" and urban centres which have >ecome focal points for people caving farming communities. 'The challenge to regional de- velopment policy in the West is o help achieve diversification m processing, manufacturing and service industries." Ottawa's position paper said that world trends in trade, the region's own evolution and the five million residents providing a developing market bass are all grounds for optimism. It said the federal regional economic expansion department plans to place more emphases on joint and co-ordinated fed- eral-provincial development ac- t i v i t demand made frequently by both Premier Ed Schreyer of Manitoba and Pre- mier Peter LougheeD of to use more flex- ible and imaginative measures in a move to give the West's economic base more self-sus- taining vigor. The paper on industrial and trade development concentrates on the wide range of programs made available by Trade and Industry Minister Alastair Gil- fespie's department. But it does point out that as part of the department's pro- grams to encourage technical innovation in industry more than 40 per cent of funding for special projects this year will go to Western Canada. And it suggests that Canada expects forthcoming multila- teral trade negotiations to lead to improved access for Western exports to the United States and other markets. "Canada will continue to press for sector free trade in such areas as wood products, pulp .and paper, copper, nickel, lead, rihc, aluminum and rochemicals." Mineral wealth key to western economic growth OTTAWA (CP) Increased development of oil, gas and metal resources is the key to economic expansion in Western Canada and it should be accom- panied by action to minimize damage to the environment, the Liberal government says. Additional jobs and greater wealth for residents of the four western provinces will result if more, mineral resources are re- fined and processed hi the re- gion instead of being shipped abroad in a raw state, added a government paper tabled in the Commons Tuesday. The background paper was one of a series prepared by the government as a basis for dis- cussion with the four provincial premiers and officials at next week's western economic oppor- tunities conference in Calgary. Tracing the West's historic, dependence on natural re- sources from fur trading and gold mining days to the present, the paper said development of minerals will continue to play a major role. "Its importance will be con- siderable in any extension of the West's industrial it said. The background paper pre- dicted expanded production of oil and gas fuels, recommended strategies to increase the min- ing of copper, lead and rinc and said "new uses and markets for sulphur from Alberta should be pursued aggressively." It cautioned (hat develop- ments of new deposits of potash and molybdenum should await firmer markets and urged a careful approach to further coal development because of "eco- nomic uncertainties and envi- ronmental dangers." The report added: "Some of these activities are areas where development could be in conflict with the pre- servation of the environment. In facing this problem there is scope for both federal and pro- vincial initiatives aimed at a reasonable balance between economic and environmental needs, including further devel- opment of technology to min- imize the damage." The government included these details of the outlook in the four provinces: British minerals will continue to lead other commodity groups, but fuels can be expected to in- crease in relative importance. Two, perhaps three, proc- essing plants for copper could be feasible direct mining employment is expected to in- crease from more than at present to a stable level of 800 by 1981, with accompanying job multiplier effects." The paper said mining and drilling industries' have a multi- plier effect of more than four new jobs in related industries for each new job directly in mining or drilling. outlook for the province is bright. The secon- dary and service industries re- lated to the fuel industries are well established and growing. The fuel sector will remain the most important element. The Athabasca oil sands are a great potential resource but need massive additional in- vestment in research and tech- nology Production of coal for tfce Japanese market should increase. Sulphur produc- tion will increase as natural gas is treated but its potential for employment growth Is limited unless new uses for sulphur are found. Total employment result- ing directly from mineral devel- opment is likely to increase from its present level of more than to somewhere be- tween and in the coming decade." outlook for a stable and strong mineral in- dustry is good. Direct mining employment, having doubled in the, 1960s, is likely to slow down over the next decade. Vir- tually all the growth will occurr in the North, particularly in the Thompson area.. Significant expansion in further processing is unlikely." potash in- dustry, now operating very much below capacity, will grad- ually increase during the next decade to use up excess capac- ity, but employment gains will probably be modest. Pro- duction of uranium will in- crease and new mines will be opened as the world market for uanium expands later in the decade." Stampede to salute aviation theme for next year's Calgary Stam- pede and Exhibition will be to salute the aviation industry, Flare Square chairman R. B. Maclnnes says. The salute to aviation win in- corporate all phases of die de- velopment of aviation m Can- ada from its beginning, ha said. TM IHJ AUTOMOTIVE CENTRE OUR f INEST FULL 4 PLY POLYESTER CORD TIRES PREMIUM V fclaetcwallc E78-14T735) whitewallx only more Ko clttrge for Moonfmf No required Uoclwall whrtewolU only more blockwallt i whifewallron'y more available in whilewalls only LONGER MILEAGE SMOOTH RIDING MILEAGE GUARANTEED MILES OR 3O MONTHS AUSIZIS, ONE HIKE Dry ebofsed for over Jour yeort of dependable Jiigh perfonnonce power. NO install- ation charge. 12 volt.