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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 25, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 1HE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Wednesday, Morch 25, 1970 New Information Canada Agency Role Sketched 01TAWA Canada will aim (o make Cana- dians aware of services Ihey gel fwu Ottawa arf "to project abroad a image c! Caiv ntla." savs (iagnon, (iirofior-designaSe of the now federal publicity ager.cy. Mr. Gagnon. appointed last: week lo head Ir.formalioa Can- j ada from its formal establish men! April l, skeieheil the oper-! r.tion's purpose in broad outline to a .'peetel Tuesday cf ivore than SCO federal inlor- officers. In a 75-mimite session si the National Arts Centre, Mr. Gagnon called for co-operstion from li'.e information bureaus of the various federal departments and agencies. He sought lo allay uneas- iness expressed in questions from liis cudicr.ce stout the now body's powers over depart- mental information bureaus, the extent cf bilingualism required and Ihe agency's information abroad. Mr. Gannon. 57, co-chairman of the bilingual and bicidtural commission and former journal- ist, said repeatedly ho was una- ble to discuss details yet be- cause some aspects cf Informa- tion Canada's operations are yet to be out. It would not become involved right away, for example, in co- ordinating Canadian informa- tion programs outside the eoun- trv. In a l'5-ininute lalk preceding a able lo speak with one strong voice.'' Mr. Allan! noted such a prov- ince would have a population c'ose lo Ontario's and Quebec's, but wculd have greater resources. Mr. Uagnon. speaking alter- nately in English md French, said Ihe agency's main domes- lie aim would ix> "lo make the average Canadian more famil- iar willi the federal services made available to him and Ixra he can go about gelling them." Co-ordination of information is necessary in a big country with two languages and two main levels ct government, lie said. Initially, Information Can ada's main job would be lo im- prove distribution. The agencv would nol be in- volved directly at first in pro-, 'would be left to Ihe various existing hut would co-onlinalc informa- tion and "make better use of existing media" lo distribute it. FAVORS MOIII: TV VSE Federal agencies should make more use of television and radio to spread information, he said. Asked where the line would be i drawn between departmental and Information Can- ada. Mr. Gagnoii said lie hoped bureaus would seek advice from Ihe central agency. Questioned about liov any conflict would be resolved if In- formation Canada advice were rejected. Mr. Gagnon replied: arc nol going to impose things. may give advice on how something might be done; belter, but it will he up to you! whether lo accept it...." New Spring- Fresh Accessories It's Spring! And we've got the most terrific selection of Spring coats ever! Come and see for yourself! The inside slory-rnlernutionolly known "Fruil Of The loom" underweor is worn by more men and boys than cmy other brand in Noilh America. Fine rib-knit combed machine wosh-ond'dry. THE BRIEF featuring deluxe "lycra" spandex waistband seat toped fly front invisible elastic insert logs. Unconditionally guaranteed. THE ATHLETIC TOP featuring tap- ed reck and armho'es bar- focked shoulder seams full cut. Unconditionally guaranteed, THE T-SHIRT loped shoulder m- scrl >n the ncn-jffetch ncckb'jnd cut. Unconditionally Boys' Sims Men'i Sizes S.W.I S.M.l Oil.10-44 waist) 21 nt% o o 4 for Z, Boys' Sizes Wens' Sizes S.H.l S.H.t Kil 7-16 years) (fit sites 36-46) Open Daily 9 ann, to 6 p.m. Thursday 9 a.m. lo 9 9, 99 1, 999 A for Size-, Sizes i.'.'..I Ill 7.16 V.....-.! ".I 34 <6) 2-159 Wednesday 9 am. lo I p.m.; p.m, Closed Good Friday A. Classic double-breasted coat of textured ocelale rib has icl-in sleeves, welted pockets, tailored collar. In Grey or Navy. Slzei 12 to 20. B. Elegant semi-filled coal outlined by shaping seams and a large buckle giving t belt effect. Made of 100% Orion In Navy or lilac. Sizes 7 lo 3. EACH C. Single-Breasted coot in a beautiful pebble laminal- ed knit. Allroctive styling with canliostina slitching trims, set in sleeves, snap closing ol cuffs nnd front, light Grey or Navy. Sizes 8 lo 14. EACH Open Oslly 1 a.m. to 6 p.mj Wednesday 9 n.m. to 1 p.m.; Thursday 9 P.m. lo 9 p.m, Closed Coed Friday College Shopping Mall 2025 Mayor Magrath Drive ;