Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 14, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta
.-THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Friday, June 14, 1974 II ofL take over for the slimmer Human rights off ice may close Prize-winning poster from Grades 11 and 12. CHECK THE MANY GREAT SAVINGS CAROUSEL KNITTING SHOP rniniW CKTIIDDAV THURSDAY-FRIDAY-SATURDAY InUnoUni -rniuni STITCHEHY OFF in in O09 Savings from 10% to 50% CAROUSEL KNITTING SHOP Phone 3 Exhibition celebrates Hhe world of crafts' TORONTO (CP) Necessity is the mother of invention, and Allover the world people weave, carve, paint, mold hammer and sew with the desire to form something that is aesthetic and USOnce. it was out of necessity-bowls to eat from, blankets for warmth and clothes for covering. Now the world of crafts serves a different need-a creative show to celebrate the world of crafts now is on view at the Ontario Scienc Centre The first World Crafts exhibition is Sg held fn conjunction with the World Crafts Council's con- fprpnce also on this week at York University. feThe World Craft Council is a non-governmental associated with UNESCO in a consulting capacity It was funded in 1964 to promote the interests of craftsmen through- out the world and is the only international organization devoted full time staff have been hired by the Lethbridge branch of the Alberta Human Rights Association to keep an office open during the summer. The office, in the science building at Lethbridge Community College, will close Sept. 1. unless the experience over the summer proves a need for a continuous operation. Bill Wong and Doug McCallum, both former University of Lethbridge students about to start law school in the fall, said this week an office in Lethbridge is needed to handle complaints about infringements of civil and human rights. The provincial government's Human Rights Commission doesn't have an office in the city and many people don't even know the commission exists, they said The association will investigate cases brought to its attention, as well as referring people with complaints to either the commission or the provincial Ombudsman. Mr. McCallum said sex discrimination in employment is the most prevalent form of discrimination in the area, with racial discrimination a close second. When a complaint is made -The HetaUl Family of rights they have under law. The Lcthb'ridge branch can also rely on the services of volunteer workers to handle investigations, they said. The office phone number is 327-6280. to the association that justifies some action, the workers will first try and mediate a settlement. If that fails. Mr. McCallum said, the employer or offending party will be warned the case will be publicized. As a final resort, the case will be referred to the commission, which has power under the Individual Rights Protection Act to c has attracted craf tsmen fly, ,77 countries, is meeting to discuss the human condition of the craftsman now and in the future. It continues to June 15 ___ The exhibition lasts until Sept. 2. and includes work from co ntnes such as Czechoslovakia Finland Cyprus .Africa. Israel. England, Canada. Korea, Lebanon and the United States. One of the most unusual exhibits at the show is a structure Everyone welcome science centre, is the designer. Artificial knee defeats arthritis BALTIMORE. Md.