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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 22, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta March 1971 THE LETHBRIDGE HERAID 1 Teacher bargaining results in turmoil Police search for robbers By RON SUDLOW Canadian Press Staff Writer Bargaining with teachers has resulted in turmoil across Can ada as provincial education de partments wrestle with the problems of cutting costs while maintaining The issues range from salary structures to pension funds to class and the stance taken by teachers has resulted in one provincewide walkouts in another province and strike talk in a In British teachers j went on a oneday strike Friday over pension benefits and an es1 timated children got a j Almost all the teachers took part in the walkout called by the British Columbia Teachers Federation to protest what it calls glaring inadequacies in the pension scheme for retired teachers Jim president of the said before the strike that every local teachers association was supporting it but there were some scattered reports of rebel lion against the DONT LIKE CEILING High school teachers will con sider calling the first teachers strike in Ontario to protest spending ceilings imposed by the province on local school Newfoundland already has ex perienced walkouts by 430 teachers in 20 schools who de rrand a 20percent About students were A CrossCanada Survey by The Canadian Press shows that some provinces have had deal also with issues other than money and others have escaped disruption in then education programs so The Newfoundland Teachers representing is negotiating for a twoyear contract that would provide a 20percent increase on current salary levels that range from to the first year and another six per cent in the second In Nova salaries are settled throughout the province until but talks in volving onethird of the prov inces teachers are under way with local boards on the is sues of working conditions and benefits There is no indication that the who earn an average of a are considering strike SEEK PAY HIKE In New the teach ers federation is seeking a 20 percent increase over two years on salaries ranging from to The teachers have rejected a government offer of 14 per cent over the same period and the dispute is to go to conciliation next Prince Edward Island teach ers are covered under a three 3ear collective agreement that doesnt expire until In teachers arent i bargaining vet for their next 1 sons Teachers ho have stgred on education deal with 1 eacbers ccwcemsincluoe I contract but nave staged walkagreements have accepted pay employ Abcut half of opening dales of school and outs to express dissatisfaction increases ranging fiom 19 ioihe teachers nou are woikiag lenqth e the working with reclassilicarions written into their current pact which ei pires June About 45 per of Mani tobas public school teachers have not signed agree ments for 1971 but negotiations are still going on at the local mostly in rural The major issues are salaries and more time to prepare les per cent I without a EDMONTON CP Police were searching for two believed 10 be in The Alberta Teachers Assoi who robbed an Edmonton In 11 of 13 barj Working conditions have surj ciation also wants teachers to branch of the Bank of Nova passed salaries as an area involved in policy changes Scotia of about concern since a new school act in 1970 brought all parts of teachers contracts under the Labor Act Working conditions were gaming aieas have settled 1971 contracts without the strikes that affected students in seven jurisdictions in 1969 and in the Prince Albert area last CONDITIONS THE ISSUE In Alberta teachers are more eluded under the old School i press fear they could be obli concerned with working condi1 but now they must be renegoti1 gated to commit weekends to tions than salaries as 160 boards I ated in current contracts extracm ncular some agi cements signed since j The oair earned saued off January have provided for i shotguns but no shots were boardteacher i fired Calgary teachers criticize A police spokesman said u is inj their supervision duties and ex1 believed the original car used by tlie robbers was recovered and a second vehicle was being sought Hard soft sell at pipeline talks By CARL MOLLINS OTTAWA CP United States oil executives invited to consider a Canadian pipeline route to get their Alaskan oil to market are likely in for a puz zling combination of hard pitch and soft sell here Wednesday Public statements by their two main hosts reflect differ ences in emphasis Energy Minister J Greene stresses the need for speed and no unnecessary roadblocks to vin commercial acceptance of a Canadian overland route instead of t h e combined transAlaska ipeline and oceantanker sys em of Northern Affairs Minister Jean by says more time is needed for re search on the sas the government has for Wednesdays closed He says research has been under way on a Canadian pipe line route since shortly after the massive oil reserves were dis covered on Alaskas North Slope in In he they bought the pipe first and ran into opposition Robert chairman of the National Energy first raised the idea of a pipe line from the North Slope into along the Mackenzie River valley and into the Chi cago area at a private meeting with oil companies in 1968 Those BP and Atlantic Richfield Oil the idea They later joined But they are also among 17 companies involved in MacKenzie Valley Pipeline Research which has been running an experimen tal oil pipeline in the Canadian Arctic at Inuvik for about 18 Four groups in that commit tee have been studying trans port pipeline tech marketing and environ mental problems The transport for ex has rejected for the time being a tanker system through Arctic waters across the north of The marketing group esti mates an overland pipeline route tiom northern Alaska could deliver oil in Chicago at a price 30 centsabarrel cheaper than by transAlaska tanker to Puget Sound and pipe to the Middle Just two weeks before the scheduled meeting with U oil the Canadian gov ernment received a progress re 18 killings in Montreal We are not pushing the We are not King a talkative dynamo despite a history ol heart says of the meet ng with the oil executives Well urge them to consider that the Canadian and to make an applica for that WANTS DISCUSSION boyish but polit ically says be gouvernement na pas 1intention de faire des proposi tions concetes Cest settlement pour discuter de la The government does not intend to make concrete only to discuss the The third member of a desig nated triumvirate of Ex ternal Affairs Minister Mitchell is due home Sunday MONTREAL CP Al there have been 18 kill ings in Montreal so far this police suggest there is no ridespread gangland war in rogress and the deaths do not a dramatic inciease n the murder Larry a spokes man for Montreal said We had the same murder rate in 1969 as we have this There are more murders his year than there were last year at this but were fewer murders in 1970 than in a normal At this time last he there had been 11 There were a total of 35 in thf Ml William the latest died a week after he was shot in the chest during an attempted Lens said there is no evidence to indicate more gang land slayings than The Unking of these murders to the underworld by the press Only if the victim had a record or belonged to a gang can we call it a gangland or un derworld One newspaper quot ing unnamed police said 28 of 49 killings in 16 months involved gang warfare or u n d e r w o r 1 d chiefly in the loansharking Money is loaned for short pe riods at exorbitant and threats are used in collecting delinquent payments But Levis denied loan sharking was the motive in mosi of this years Many of the victims were DDT banned in Japan TOKYO Reuterl Japan has decided to ban the use o the pesticide DDT and severely restrict the use of another agri cultural An agricultural ministry spokesman said today the Agri cultural Chemical Controls Law now is being revised and it is hoped the ban can be put into effect in He said DDT would be al lowed only for forestry work for a grace period of six months after the law is BHC would be banned for use on flowers as well as near water resources and dairy from a twoweek tour of Before leaving he expressed concern publicly about the dan ger of oil spills from tankers plying between Alaska and the west The Canadian governmenl last week invited the seven oil companies behind the projected TransAlaska Pipeline System to send senior men to talk about the alternative Canadian Public comments by some members of that Alyeska Pipeline Service have shown they are not thrilled by the idea of switching to an alloverland Canadian delivery THINK ALASKA BEST The way we believe is the best way is the line across said Dudley vicepresident of public affairs for BP North America of New British Petroleum is one of the seven companies in Alyeska Edward president Alyeska and f o r m e r 1 y with Humble said the company has heard of no new data which would suggest that the transA laska route is less desireable than the Canadian route being pushed by some Canadian politi Data is just what Joe Greene It is data from the Inuvik plus more from govern ment that Greene has ready for Wednesdays con The minister says a federal interdepartmental committee has been examining Arctic pipe line problems since smalltime hoods and there could have been any number of motives for their murders One such killing was that of Danny Pelensky last His car exploded as he was driving along a Montreal ex pressway and police said the ex plosion was triggered by remote control from a car behind Fe In other violent deaths this three men with police records were shot through the head while in a a 24 yearold described by po lice as a smalltime was gunned down and dumped in an eastend and a nightclub operator was shot as he walked along 2 sidewalk but the killers ignored a bank bag with of club receipts Levis said four of 18 killings this year have been FOR SALE YARDS WASHED 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Oil Pipeline Co From the federal energy de you hear that the Inu vik tests siiow a pipeline carry ing hot crude oil over perma frost along the Mackenzie valley is feasible From the Noi thei n Affairs de partment comes word that the Immk tests show the problems of an Arctic pipeline could be but another 18 months or so of research are GAVE HIS VIEWS Hence Mr Chretiens com ments to the Commons March 12 We have not solved all the We need to know more about the ecology and about building pipelines on the If the Americans do not build a pipeline from Alaska I will net be too because I know that we will find enough oil in the future in Canada to I justify an oil Perhaps it will take two or three years more but there will be a pipe1 i While Greene says in the j same debate I think we are in a position to move with considerable expe dition if it appears that the oil companies and the government j of the United States are inter ested in having the Mackenzie Valley line as the primary line and if it appears m the Cana dian interest that this is where we want the oil to flow rather than down the coast of Britisih Columbia CANT GO ON VACATION Dennis of Onl who relies completely on a seemg eye dog for is out to change Wilkinson and his wife want to take a vacation in their native England this year but dogs must be held six months at point of enlry m case of rabies BUYS inleresl in new hotel in downtown Calgarv The hotel was completed last VANCOUVER CP couver based United Equities has announced its acquisij tion of a quarter interest in the Sweden now has a 350mern S4 5 million International Hotel I her parliament CAPITOL FURNITURES SPECIAL TORONTO CPi The fed eral not Canadas will set the rules for the Canada Development Cor Barnett parli amentary secretary to Prime Minister Trudeau said here Mr Danson tol da public meeting that two of Canadas top bankers made derisive remarks about Parlia ment at a conference of lead ing United States businessmen Thursday in New York W Earlc chair man of the Royal Bank of Can ada and Arnold chairman of the Bank of told j 300 businessmen that they would fight any Canadian move to restrict foreign They also said they hoped to keep the CDC restricted to the operation of Crown coiporations such as Plymcr Corp in Sar The federal governments plan for the CDC is to have it act independently of the govern ment as a holding company to invest savings of BENSON ALSO CRITICAL Finance Minister Edgar Ben son was one of the first to cnli cize the bankers in New York T h 8 hanking community noesnl tell the or Parliament what to he said Mr are mtei perhaps concerned j about But its not up to bankers to decide what the CDCs functions should be The governruent is very in terested to hear what the banks everyone about the But tell dont go sneering in New He also objected to a remark by McLaughlin that the governments policy on foreign investment doesnt make sense who can make sense out of politicians anyway What he seemed to be saying is that Canadas politicians are stupid but dont worry about the banks will look after said A manufacturers ipecial showing of oil 1971 Furniture Styles styled by of vlmrf Canadas leading manufacturers Csrr 11 this week select your fabric your or choose as shown and get Suilt furniture for your home by making icieciion during the show and sale we are ta offer this custom service at no additional OVER 100 PIECES TO CHOOSE FROM NOW ON DISPLAY CHESTERFIELD SUITE iece Group includes w v Chair LOVE SEATS S159 SECTIONALS S299 CONVENIENT BUDGET TERMS AVAILABLE OPEN TILL 9 THURSDAY and FRIDAY NIGHTSI CHESTERFIELD SUITES 9 STUDIO LOUNGES FROM OCCASIONAL CHAIRS and ROCKERS FEVER SPREADS USBON Reutert Mass vaccinations are under way and only persons with certifications aic being allowed through checkpoints in Portuguese An gola following an outbreak of yellow fever there Health offi cers said two persons wcic known to died from tho disease in the 24 J ;