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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 18, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD March lack of opportunity raised at womens status meet By MARILYN ANDERSON Herald Family Editor HTHE INVESTIGATIONS of the Royal Commission to study the status of women in Canada showed that there was was lack of opportunity for said Lola Albertas representative on the Lrjoe was addressing a public meeting in the Gait School of Nursing auditorium on the commission and its 167 recom In political education and women are not being allowed to reach their full Lange said that very little original research had previously been done on women in Some of the ma terial studied by the commission has been compiled and is to be Three booklets which are now available are a comparison of men and womens salaries in academic profes sions the cost to the Canadian economy of keeping women at and the patterns of manpower utilization in Cana dian department A future one will be the patterns of manpower utilisation in Canadian The commission used the Canadian Bill of Rights and the Unhersal Declaiation of Human as One criterion set up by the commission was that women should be free to choose and to Lange said that a single or mairied woman is relatively free to make this choice but onte a child appears on thj the choice is not I cant get over the amount of guilt that women said If you have an education and stay home with your you feel guilty and if you go out to work and use your education but leave your you still feel That Society has a responsibility to its was another through father and Maternity care and maternity leave was also favored in the The Commission found in teaching that men were in the administrative positions even though women out rim numbered the men in the profession In managerial positions with the same number of years of training and compaiable salaries for men averaged at for In professional and technical mens salaries aver aged at and women These figures are taken from the Dominion Bureau of The status report deals with occupational segregation by Girls have three a a doctor or get mar she Marriage becomes a totem pole in Role typing goes back to early Why is she that the illustrations in books and magazines of doctors or electronics as are of boys The school said has a societal image of This goes right back into the We give little girls nurses we give httle boys doctors The report deals at length with the role of women in public Women must take a more dominant role in elected and appointed positions such as public office and the decided the We feel that women should not be nor elected1 to anything because she is a but she should not be expected to speak for women at this said Judy when she was the only woman in parliament complained about that she was supposed to speak for all Grace Maclnnis now has the same Lange noted that Albertas sole parliamentarian Ethel minister without was given the report by the Alberta government to study and comment I do not think that women should be appointed to speak for Women are Lange commented on the lack of women in public office since they received UK and those who were there PUBLIC BINGO JACKPOT 16 GAMES LETHBRIDGE ELKS LODGE ROOM Upstairs EVERY THURS8 BEFORE YOU BUY CHECK OUR EVERYDAY LOW PRICES COME IN AND INSPECT OUR FULL LINE OF CARPETS FOR FREE ESTIMATES CALL Hamiltons Floor Coverings 909 3rd PHONE 3275454 Youth advisory committee seeks Central School lot were nearly all wives or daughters of former parliamen She noted that although it was five Alberta women who pushed the legislation through parliament in 1927 making women not one Alberta woman has ever been appointed to the Citizenship and immigration also came under the scrutiny of the status Women may uow keep their Canadian cit izenship after marriage but could not do so before Until that time women assumed the citizenship of their There are many said who are caught in the position of having to apply for citizenship even though they were born and raised in this A womans maiden name is her legal said A woman does not have to change her name after divorce for this An anachronism of society as far as immigration is concerned is that there is no law demanding that a woman cannot use her maiden but regulations demand There is no law which states that a woman must return her credit cards after rnarriage although companies wish to register a name Vagrancy under the Criminal Code makes a crime of being alone in the city without and Lange said the commission feels this is a hardship on women especially since there are not the homes for womea as there are for and particularly for Indian The judge tells you that the sentence is to make sure they are not on the streets the next but they get a criminal and its not As a follow up to the Lange said a Human Rights Association has been suggested but that it has no power to enact She has approached the provincial government for a task force to study the report and help enact such recommenda tions as would be applicable on a provincial such as in day care and She said reforms are needed in income tax and in salary She cautioned that men must be involved in discussions and decisions about the and the report frequently men tions equal i i for Lf when asked whether women are apathetic said that ul women are at home and cared they dont see the and insulated rather than The compiled by five women and two men took three years and a half to and cost nearly Lange called the report a good book on the social life of She suggested it should be made available both through the schools and public A provincial seminar is being planned for Calgary in May to give women an opportunity to discuss all aspects of JACKPOT BINGO This Thursday March 18th STARTS SHARP PARISH HALL CORNER 12th STREET B AND 7th AVENUE NORTH Jackpot Starts at and is Won Every Thursday 5th7 Jackpot Pot O Gold 25c PER CARD OR 5 FOR ALSO FREE FREE GAMES AND A DOOR PRIZE Persons under 16 years not allowed Sponsored by ladies Aid of Peter and Pauls Church A special committee of the Youth Advisory Council of Leth bridge met Wednesday at the YMCA in order to discuss plans for a hostel in Lethbridge this We hope to be able to get Central School sid committee Alastair Mont of Lethbridge Family Services The committee has been i studying the feasibility of using the first floor of the abandoned Central School to house transii i A nice Heel Muggers Gold Cross Spanish and Italian 4A to B to size Tsui find the very nawest at Joe Childrens Shoes Buster Brown Classmates Savage C n width Teeners Shoes Wild Woolleys ft Shindins 9 Harlt Mens Shoes ft Pedwin AA lo EEE fittinqs to size 15 GREENS SHO on SIXTH STREET SOUTH ent youth during the months of May through A proposed budget for this was also drawn up at the meet ing which included certain of the staff and equipment neces sary for the administration of a The exact amount of this budget was not made This and a brief re garding the necessity of the hostel are to be presented to tne next meeting of the Youth Advisory Council If it will then move to the advisory committee of Preventive So cial Services and finally to city council on the govern ments 8020 per cent cost shar ing They hope to be able to pre sent the information at the YAC meeting next FOOD RULES Canadas focd rules recom irCiid me dai serving of grain cereal and at least four slices of IS i having ait at home justthe tiro m SIMPSONSSEARS 8 x 10 Portrait In Imperial Color for 3 days only four childs portrait made with Eastman PROFESSIONAL Ektacolor Film and materials and our all new DYNAMIC COLOR background assures you full color fidelity and breathtaking realism never before You must see this value to believe it 8x10 PORTRAIT lie the entire portrait photograph is completed in gorgeous color NO OBLIGATION TO BUY ADDITIONAL PORTRAITS EXTRA PRINTS AVAILABLE AT REASONABLE PRICES LIMIT ONE PER CHILDTWO PER FAMILY a AGE LIMIT 5 WEEKS TO 12 YEARS GROUPS TAKEN AT 99j EACH 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