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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 9, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Triunrfoy, 9, 1977 THE lETHBRIDGE HERAID 23 Indian policies being rewritten WINDSOR, (M. (CP) A free the. Indian people from de- House in uproar as Trudeau accuses auditor senior official of the federal In- dian Affairs department yester- day asked [or (ho trust and un- derelanding of the Indian people as lie outlined changes in sonic federal government policies. John Ciaccia, assistant deputy minister, told delegates at a special general assembly o( the National Indian Brotherhood: "The emphasis must be to Bylaw to ban shooting introduced CALGARY Muni- cipal District of Rocky View, which borders (lie city on three sides, has introduced a bylaw to ban shooting from all public properly. Rancher H. F. O'Hanlon said there has teen such indiscrimi- nate shooting "our lives are in jeopardy out here during hunt- ing season." Also, in the summer there are so many youngsters with .22 calibre rifles that "some- tunes it's not safe to venture out of your house." Altho'ugh a large number ol land owners have posted signs prohibiting shooting on their property, they are often ig- nored, he said. D. A. Lcnlhon, secretary treasurer of the municipality, said the new bylaw will call for fines and HCMP enforce- ment. The municipality of Foothills, which border's Calgary on the south, introduced a similar bylaw last year but tabled il indefinitely after first reading. Bill Percy, president of the Calgary Fish and Game Assoc- iation, said the bylaw will bo a hardship to hunters and will not solve problems which occur oulside the hunting season. In the County of Parkland west of Edmonton a similar shooting ban was made around the town of Stony Plain anc alleviated similar problems, said secretary treasurer Otto Shuster. pendency on welfare which saps the family ami the community and to replace it with a free and independent, self-supporting way of life lhal is appropriate in Indian eyes and in Indian ways." Mr. Ciaccia, who assumed his post three months ago, said (here must lie an improvement in the living standards in Indian communities. will develop housing pro- grams that provide not only i more houses, but more ade- quate houses. "I think thai we should Iry lo leveiop, with your involvement, sort of supermarket of pro- ram opDortutiities so that rarals and individuals can take from the shelves those whicli suit Ihtm best." He sa'cl he would work with he Indian people in planning ind implementing band training centres where individuals may receive the proner training re- quired to meet the needs of the community or to be trained to work for government offices. MUST WORK TOGETHER He also said the government and the Indian people must ix- amine vocational training pro- prams lo ensure Ihey are effec- tive. :We cannot and we do nol want to force economic develop- ment but where the band seeks it we want to hare the best sup- port mechanism possible. "The regulations concerning the Indian loan fund will have to bo interpreted to meet the needs of Indian bands and Indi viduals." Mr. Ciaccia said the greates1 REACHES GOAL EDMONTON (CP) The 1971 Alberta Christmas campaign reached its goal with a comfortable margin to spare, officials of the Alberta Tuberculosis and Respiratory Disease Association say. With some donations slill arriving the total is expected to be about more than last year's total of which was short of the 1970 objective ol OTTAWA (CP) Prime Mill-' ifiler Trudeau accused Auditor- Gen e r a 1 Maxwell Henderson Wednesday of breaking the law. In the din of a Commons up- oar, NDP Leader David aid Mr. Trudeau had made a eprehensible attack on an offi- or of Parliament and Mr. Tru- .eau said Mr. Ixjwis has a 'twisted mind." The Conservatives kept siiout- r.g at Mr. Trudeou "go to the xople, go to the people." By law, the 1071 annual report o Parliament by Mr. Hender- ,on, the overseer of government .pending, should have been suh- nilled to Parliament by last Mr. Henderson has said it is ate again l.his year for several reasons, including a staff short- ,ge and because he has found in jovernment accounts "more er- rors lhan we have ever encoun- ered before." NOT STEPPING IN Mr. Trudcau told the Com- .rams Wednesday that Mr.. Hen- derson had not handed his re- problem facing Canadian Indi ans was "culture shock." "This can be described as the effect that immersion in strange culture has on the un prepared visitor." He said that in the last tw decades the white man has no been able to keen up with tech nological and cultural changes. "We are now subjecting our selves to the stresses that wi have subjected wi cannot handle them. We have demandec that the Indian people abandon a stable, traditional way of lif that served them for thousand of years. Too often non-Indian society has demanded that you people should become ins-tan white men. It was never poss ble, if it had been, it was neve desirable." JUSTICE HALTED PORTO A LEG RE, Brazi (Reuter) A judge brought th wheels of justice lo a halt, say ing he was unfit to give impar tial judgement because he hat not been paid since January. have a wife and five children Ic he said as he walked ou of court Tuesday. WATCH! SEASON" DickVanDyke Show' TONIGHT port to the government for ta- bling. "Why, opposition MPs called. Mr. Tnitleau (hen suggested law-breaking by Mr. Henderson. "If Parliament wants to con- done his breaking the law that's fine but the government is not stepping into the he continued in reply to Douglas Harkness The uproar died down (or sev- eral minules but Mr, re- turned to the subject at the end of Hie question period. Mr. Lewis said he did not in- tend to let the prime minister accuse him of condoning law- breaking. If Mr. Trudeau were right, be should have the courage to produce a Commons resolu- tion to censure Mr. Hender- son. Mr. Trudeau said the opposi- tion had brought up Mr. Hen- derson's not the government. He had not recommended cen- sure as, he said, Mr. Lewis had. Perhaps Mr. Lewis would him- I present a resolution if he had the courage of his convic- tions. UPROAR RESUMES Another uproar of angry shouting broke out. Mr. Lewis said Mr. Trudc-au was twisting his words. Mr. Trudcau said he did nol have to do twisted mind does it for him." Speaker Lucien Lamoureux vainly called for order as some Conservatives chanted "Go to the people." Mr. Trudeau suggested that tire matter of the late report could go before the Commons public accounts committee whose chairman is Conservative Alfred D. Hales. The prime minister declined further comment outside the Commons but Opposition Leader Robert Slanfield and Mr. Lewis had plenty. Mr. Stanfield said the govern- ment has a deliberate strategy to deprive Mr. Henderson of the resources he feels are neces- sary to inspect the govern- ment's accounts. He said Mr, Henderson has a difficult conflict of obligations: To do his report on time or to do a proper job. The auditor general should get the staff he needs. Mr. Henderson said Tuesday the government has hurt morale and cfficienty in his office by downgrading his staff and refus- ing to hire more personnel. Mr. Lewis said the govern- ment is not particularly anxious to have the auditor-general's re- port out by election time. Tho government refused Mr. Henderson the tools to do his job and then accused him of breaking the law. About Mr. Trudeau's "twisted mind" crack, Mr. Lewis said: "I think he is a spoiled and he always has been." The prime minister's popular- ity was waning, he was losing his cool and "just can't take it." NEED MONEY FAST? to OR ANY AMOUNT ANY REASON REDUCE PAYMENTS BY MORE THAN 50% FREE HOUSE APPRAISAL! Repay according ts your qualified budgell Mortgage loans made regardlett of credit rating] Phone for confidential loan M1DTOWN MORTGAGE and LOANS LTD. 1265 3rd AVENUE S., LETHBRIDGE N. J. (Norm) Giesbretht Phone 327-2181, Eveningi or Weekench 328-0003 Out of town inquiries welcome) GOOD LOOKING CFCN TELEVISION Now everyone can enjoy the elegance of fine china. In a choice of two lovely patterns. Beautiful at any price. At this price a beautiful bargain. 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