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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 2, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 24 LETHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, March 2, 1974 U.S. oil conference no threat to Canada By BRUCE LEVETT WASHINGTON (CP) Diplomats and top energy and industry spokesmen are listed among the witnesses scheduled to testify Monday when a group of senators and congressmen from the U S Midwest meet here to discuss their areas' dependence on Canadian crude oil A spokesman for Representative Bob Bergland (Dem Minn who announced the meeting, said the one-day Noted lawyer suspended SAN FRANCISCO pians march through Addis Ababa Friday carrying of newly-appointed Prime Minister Endalkachew press, formation of political parties and land for the CAREER OPPORTUNITIES NATIONAL COMPANY has an opening lor a TERRITORY REPRESENTATIVE who is self motivated and has the ability to establish new branches across Canada This challenging oosition offers the opportunity for above average earnings If vou have confidence in yourself and are looking for an interesting career we would like to talk to you The successful applicant will be required to travel extensively Transportation supplied No investment required Please state previous experience and qualifications when submitting resume or requesting interview appointment Reply to Box 129, The Lethbridge Herald c Your future ;s here GOVERNMENT OF ALIERTA IRRIGATION DRAINAGE SUPERVISOR LETHBRIDGE Irrigation Division Responsible for te Seepage and Drainage Reclamation Section of the Technical Resources Branch Involved in all aspects of drainage seepage control and land reclamation including applied research in problem areas associated with irrigated agriculture B Sc in Agriculture or Agricultural Engineering, minimum of 5 years irrigation or related field experience eligible for A I A membership Salary range to Si6 932 per annum Appointment salary dependent on qualifications Closes March 14 1974 Competition Number M641-C-1 Information and application forms from: GOVERNMENT OF ALBERTA PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION OFFICE ROOM 1101, JOHN J. BOWLEN BUILDING 620 7th AVENUE S.W. CALGARY, ALBERTA T2P OY8 CREDIT OFFICE MANAGEMENT CAREER A large retail chain requires ambitious, self- starting, mature individuals with experience in: GRANTING -CREDIT COLLECTIONS FOLLOW-UP SUPERVISION If you are such an individual then we would like to meet you Appli- cants should have a good knowledge of accounting and have 2-3 years experience in credit granting and credit collections Appli- cants must be willing to relocate Our Company is prepared to pay a good starting salary for such individuals, along with a full range of fringe benefits including pension olan lire insurance discount on purchases, share purchase plan excellent sick plan If you can meet our expectations we are con- fident we can meet yours. APPLY TO: BOX 104, LETHBRIDGE HERALD THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES HAVE Immediate Job Opportunities For JUt TRUCKING INDUSTRY SAFETY CONSULTANT Applications will be received up to March 8, 1974 for the position of safety consultant. Applicants should have experience in safety and the trucking fields The job will be to analyze the accident prevention needs of various sizes and types of trucking companies, then to develop packaged accident prevention programs to fit those needs The applicant would then assist management to implement and keep the accident prevention programs operative- Send resume in writing marked "in confidence" to R. J. Drinnon, Executive Secretary, Alberta Motor Transport Association 2613A-14 Street S.W Calgary, Alberta. Wages will be considered on experience, the chosen applicant will fill the job as soon after March 15. 1974, as possible AGRICULTURAL REPRESENTATIVES required by Western Canadian Seed Processors Ltd. POSITION: DUTIES: A in the Agri- cultural Dept of the Company To assist in the development and placement of contracted rapeseed acreages throughout Alberta QUALIFICATIONS: Must have strong aqncultura' back- ground Degree not essential bjt beneficial Must be able to meet with and work with farmers Should be a self starter and able to work v ith a rnmimjm of Sales ability an "asset SALARY: LOCATION: ENQUIRE: Excellent, with normal fringe benefits including expenses, car allowance, etc North Central Alberta and Southern Alberta Please direct full resume, including salary expected, to the Agricultural Division Western Canadian Seed Processors Ltd P.O. Box 99 Lethbndge Alberta Dentists Doctors Nurses Marine Military Engineers And in the Following Trades: Crewman infantfyman Radar Plotter Mobile Support Equipment Operator Radar Technician Artilleryman Lineman Vehicle Technician Weapons Technician (Land) Weapons Technician (Air) Phono or Visit Your Canadian Forces Recruiting Mobile At the Townhouse Motol, on 6 7 March, 1974; between 12 noon and pm Phono: 327-4576, or to Canadian ftocnriting Unit at 522 Avo. S.W., Calgary, T2P1E1 GET INVOLVED EARN WHILE YOU LEARN LAWYER The Alberta School Trustees Assoc- iation requires a lawyer to provide legal advice to the provincial association and its member school boards in Alberta re- lating to legislation preparation and in- terpretation, collective agreements, con- tracts of various kinds, to represent boards at court and arbitration board hearings, and other related duties. To commence employment as soon as pos- sible. Two or three years experience in private practice highly desirable. Loca- tion, Edmonton. Excellent working con- ditions. Send resume of background ex- perience, salary expected, and availabil- ity date, not later than March 10, 1974. To: Dr. Lowell L. Williams Executive Director Alberta Schools Trustees Association 311, 10106-111 Avenue Edmonton, Alberta T5G OB4 Alberta Schools Trustees Assoication Computer Department MANAGER To head up EDP department consisting of two PDPSE's, with dual tape drives. CRT and printers. include: checking and debugging programs, ensuring reports completed on time and that the general information flow is operating smoothly. We are looking for an aggressive 'person with some assembler programing experience and softwear design. Inventories, Invoices, General Accounting, Packaging, plus manufacturing schedules and work orders. Please send resume in confidence to: W. C. LIND Noble Cultivators Ltd. Nobleford, Alberta TOL 1SO New packaging regulations go into effect OTTAWA (CP) Some items are affected by the Consumer Packaging and Labelling Act put into effect Friday by Consumer Affairs Minister Herb Gray after 2Vz years on the government shelf. Parts of the act, which requires bilingual labelling, will not be enforced for up to two years so manufacturers can make required label changes, the consumer affairs department said. The act contains guards against misleading or deceptive labelling as well as provision for standardization of some product packages. These take immediate effect. Two other sets of regulations, requiring food product labels to carry a date at which freshness is lost and a list of all in- gredients are expected to be announced in the next two weeks, a consumer affairs official said These regulations come under the Food and Drug Act and their announcement will allow manufacturers to make all new federal labelling changes at once The labelling regulations require manufacturers of both food and non-food products to provide detailed information on the label of any pre-packaged product, under threat of fines, jail terms or both. These regulations will be published in the March 13 Canada Gazette and will take up to two years to come into effect Manufacturers must identify the product in both official lan- guages as well as state the net contents of the package. The name and principal place of business of the manufacturer must also be shown on the label Announcement of the regulations and final proclamation of the packaging and labelling act, originally approved by Par- liament in July, 1971, is a move long-awaited by consumer af- fairs critics. The 1972 annual report of the Canadian Consumer Council, an advisory body within the department, referred to "the non- ernergence of regulations" under the act as a "classic case of apparent bureaucratic footdragging." The report complained that the department Jiad kept its long- standing negotiations with industry associations over the regulations too closely under wraps Mr Gray said in an interview some manufacturers and in- dustry groups wanted much longer periods in which to adjust their labelling procedures. Failure to comply with the regulations is punishable by a fine of up on summary conviction, up to six months in jail or both If indicated, a manufacturer faces a fine up to a jail term up to one year or both Deceptive labelling that misleads the buyer about the amount or the quality of the contents may mean a fine of not more than on summary conviction and not more than on indictment The act also requires standardization of package containers for some products where there is proliferation which confuses or misleads buyers as to which is the better bargain Each standardization program will be done in consultation with industry and consumer group representatives The department has already worked out regulations providing for standardization of toothpaste, shampoo, skin creams and other lotion containers Mr Gray said discussions on the proposed regulations had been under way throughout 1972 Included in the discussions were industry representatives and the Consumers Association of Canada Last fall, a set of proposed regulations was pub- lished with an invitation to both industry and consumer groups to submit their opinions. Veterans land act closing reviewed OTTAWA (CP) Termina- tion of the Veterans Land Act, scheduled for the end of this month, is being reviewed by the government, Veterans Affairs Minister Dan MacDonald said Friday. He hopes to make public the results of the review in the near future, he said in reply to a question in the Commons from Jack Marshall Georges-St. Barbel. Mr. Marshall said this is the same answer given for the last year to questions about the act. The act provides assistance to veterans in acquiring land and housing. The government stopped taking applications for assistance in 1968 and at the end of March was due to end consideration of the appli- cations. Approval of applications did not mean that the veteran had to use the assistance imme- diately. He could wait until some future lime But Mr. Marshall and other en tics have said the govern- BOO MEDICINE HAT ALBERTA .Total Capital Investment 1974-5-1 Petrochemical Residential Commrciil PROFESSIONAL, SKILLED and UNSKILLED WORKERS REQUIRED For infof nuilion wrilaj to: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE P.O. BOX 670 MEDICINE HAT, ALBERTA State work skills if any ment should reopen the whole thing and start taking new ap- plications Mr. Marshall said in the Commons termination of the act will place more than 100.000 veterans in the normal housing market, worsening the housing problem He asked Prime Minister Trudeau for an assurance that termination of the act will be delayed Mr Trudeau said he supports Mr. MacDonald's policies and so do veterans who have testified "that this government has done more for them than any other." Kane move to block strip mining BUTTE. Mont