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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 29, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 84 THE IETHBRIDGE HERAID Wednesday, March 29, 1972 given powers (C'l" Northern Cevetowm-nt M i u i s t e r Joan Chretien Iveii aiven wid ical balance is essential." the policy paper. (iiiides for programs in the by the: 10 years are to concentrate ih.it all federation creation of employment for carried native peoples, liberalizaiion of education and training tech- and involvenienl of uere leaked to men! policy to define a norther- ner as one who has been in the, I North for five years. Thus many huncirr native persons the Northwest Grain li.and.iers threaten to on stri. YANCOUVKH (Ct'> An issue results from propo-! cnco of emplovnicr.l, a puaran- ixmumenl of a amount i o n! sals made recently lo swccl Iced wage plan or suppllmrn- boaix! lias limi ordered by fed-! haudlinc of grain exports from (ary iinempioymciit eral Labor Minister Mar! in tile west coast. O'l'onp.aH if. a bid lo ell a Proposals t h n I, the union strike of-l.'ii) grain uorlu'rs feels could effect jobs here in- thr.l eoukl further shiiip-. elude inland cVaning of Rrain irg of grain from the ivist eoa- ir.slead cf in the port elcva- tors, inlrcxlnction of unit trains Talks hdwcen tlv Workers Unian. Loc.'il and the elcvuUtr companies hrckt1 dov.ii last wcvk, il has been learr.ecl tliat a mapr eoneern of the union is job seeurily. drain: lo speed shipments to the roast, and development of more ex- port facilities in the port of Prince Rupert. Union job securily problems involve Ihrce areas prefer- benefits in Ilia event of automa- tion in grain handling. .1011 ISSIJK HKMOTL-; The said Ihc valor companies' main concern Ls the union's monetary de- mands which, they say, total an hour in wages benefits. fringe Henry Kanes, spokesman for Management spokesmen have! Ilia imi'.jn, said ths union hoard indicated that, they consider the j r-omince will be PC; O'Neal, in- >ol> security issue to be "re-l lernallonal vice president cf the Pnlp, Sulphite and Paper trans-! Mill Workers. William Mead, spokesman for tbe elevalor companies, said mote." "Whether changes portation and grain hand I i t: tneUxuts ore feasible is another one spokesman said. management will name its noin- inee some time Ibis week. The last contract expired Nov. 30. Nineteen sessions were held with federal conciliator Doug Cameron without .success. Present wage rale in the port elevators is Sl.lfi an Iwur. MOW TUAXSIT An experimental transport system in which passengers travel on rolling seats thai move along a covered path will start operation Ihis year in a ne ds of non-0 who moved to Territories ami j JEAN CHUKTIEN North architect considered lhn fcJeral depart- i C'KITICAl. d agencies in the opposition spokesmen had lit- Ten itones and the to ;ay tnc policy causing confusion both with northerners and in- paul Y e w c h u k (ui.-try. baskal said once again the Rov- ".Vi evidei-i! and urgent need ernmcnt had to consult deahng with this situ- nrttive people in forming new anon hy making full use of the of vital concern lo pv.iers' ami responsibilities of i lncm. (lie minister of nortiiern uevel- government should have ___....._ cr.ment.1' said the policy paper, learned from its proposed In- I Minister Donald S. Macdcnairi MOW PKIOHITIKS I dian policy which had been re- savs he will carry to Washing- In what Mr. Chretien told the jected across th.e country, said (On later this week the message committee was "a reordering of j Mr. Vewchuk. Erik Nielsen (PC that "it may make good sense" priorities." tbe government has j --Yukon) said there was noth-! for the two countries to concen- placcd at the lop of its list "a ing new in the minister's state- on a Mackenzie Valley higher standard of living, qnal- ment. pipeline, rather than the pro- IIy of life and equality ot oppor- j it was "rehashed rubbish" j trans-Alaska pipeline and Uinity for northern residents by and "a hollow mockery of what i tanker route, methods which are compatible i his department is not doing." I he tohi tbe Commons vith their own preferences and j Tom Barnett j miscellaneous estimates corn- aspirations." j Albernii was disappointed that j mittcc here he will again point "The statement is founded on j the minister refused to recog- i out Canada's concern about any PSONS-SEARS Anci Cover i OTTAWA (CPi Energy 1 h e government's conviction nize aboriginal rights of the In- that the needs of the people in' dian and Eskimo people, even the Xortli arc more important though Mr. Chretien had men- than resource development and i iioned that they inhabited the that the maintenance of ecolog- North for at least years. Almost-1orgotten ly war CAIRO (Routerl The blood has stopped in the: Sudan but it will take time to heal the haired that has grown i up in 16 years of bitter civii in economic returns for the de- cision to go along with Khar- toum. The conflict broke out in Au- gust 1955, when southern Su- danese troops mutinied amid ru- mors that a new independent j Peace officially came to Afri- ca's largest country on March 6j Sudan government would vith the publication of a govern- dominated by Northerners, ment decree granting regional 1 Southern dissidents formed autonomy to trie .South Sudan, guerrilla groups to fight for an It ended had become an Almost forgott.c-n fcotween the Moslem Arab North and movement of Alaskan oil by a West Cosst tanker route. But he said this would not be a bargaining session. As n rela- i lively new minister of energy, he to go to Washington to meet with iiis opposite num- ber. Interior Secretary Rogers Morion, and find out the Ameri- can administration's reaction to a recent environmental study on the movement of Alaska oil. "I will r e m i n d them that we have under consideration criteria for a Mackenzie Valley line and in our view it has certain advantages" over anv tanker route, He s ai ci t here are pres su res For the U.S. government to go ahead with a trans-Alaska pipe- first step toward tho establishment of a tanker roule I bui he would be pointing out Uhat it may make better sense, rebel black tribes in the South, who are mainly Christian or independent southern black state call Azania. No one knows ex a ct ly hov; many lives were lost in the fighting since then, but specula- pagan. Thousands were killed in j lion has nm into the hundreds tha conflict. of thousands. Giving details of the settle- For long periods the war rc- ment, Sudanese President Jaa-i mained uncovered by the fer el-Ximeiri, who is being world's news media. But though given much of the credit for unrepcrted, the battle raged solving the conflict, said all reb. j fiercely between the southern els would be given amnesty. tribesmen and the northern He added that the central gov- troops. The guerrillas, known as tbe Anya-N'ya, harassed and am- bushed the troops, often striking from across t he borders of Uganda, Ethiopia, the Congo and the Central African Repub- lic. particularly from an environ- mental viewpoint, for the two countries to concentrate on a Mackenzie Valley pipeline. Mr. Macdonald, making his first appearance the committee as minister of en- ergy, said there may be a criti- cal shortage of uranium in the 1580s, since the current de- pressed prices are acting as a disincentive to exploration. It takes from six to 30 years to bring n new discovery into pro- i duction. ernment would still ixi responsi- ble for national defence, foreign policy and tradie, currency communications, transport and economic ajid soeial planning. But a Regional People's Council in the South will legislate on all regional activities. By settling for this, the south- ern leaders gave up Lheir origi- nal objective of an independent black African state. But they also won much more than Ni- meiri first proposed when he seized power in a coup in 1969. The big question for the South now is how much they will get The Khartou m governme nt claimed that Israeli influence and arms were reaching the rebels at one stage. According to the Sudanese, the guerrilla equipment included Soviet and Egyptian weapons lost Sinai desert during the the 1957 mideast war and passed on to them by the Israelis. Wage increase at city hall RCD DEER (CP) City council has non-union city hall employees a wage in- crease cf 14.5 per cent for those earning more than a year and a 16-per-cent increase for those earning less than 000. The increases affect an rity hall employees. They are spread over two years and arc retroactive to Jan. 1, Threatens to go to war BEIRUT, Ixjbanon (AP) Yemen yesterday to go to war agatnst South Yemen responsible for alleged border incursions last week that brought the Yemeni death toll southwestern comer of the Ara- bian Peninsula arc reported to have closed their common after reporting fresh border hos- to in two months of clashes, dor and plarc-d their armod tiliUes in which it said ff3 Ye- "Our patience is growing forces on alert. mc-nis were killed. it said, adding that if The Beirut statement claimed The threat came in a state-' South Yemen "persists in this 1 GO men, women and children ment by Yemen's Beirut em- bassy a few hours before Prime Minister Mchsen El Ayni ar- rived on a tour of Arab capitals to seek support for his country's position. The statement held the 1st government of South Yemen aggressive policy, civil war will follow." were killed when South Yemenis turned machine-guns on a wed- The two countries in the i ding ceremony in the Ixmler vil- Architect dies at Edmonton fCT) Funeral services will be held Thursday for prominent Edmonton archi- tect Egil M. Rcnsna, 76, who died here. Mr, Rensaa was the tired president of E. M. Pvensaa and Associates. Born in Norway, he moved to the Winnipeg area in 1926 where he received his master of science degree from the Univer- sity of Manitoba. Fie re turned to Norway i n 1033 and moved back to Can- ada following the Second World War to establish his architec- tural firm in Edmonton, Legislature will discuss new public housing bill TORONTO (CP) Plans for, a lower to he built at the pro- a new CBC English-language headquarters and TV and radio production centre in downtown Toronto were put in motion with announcement Monday of a land posed centre. No date has been set for star of eonsmeion of he new con- solidated CBC facility, but it is expected construction on the tower project wil( be announced exchange agreement with the Canadian National Railways. The exchange, involving CBC erly property in Metropolitan To- ronto and Vancouver, was an- nounced at a news conference chaired by Knergy Minister Donald Macdonald. It was also announced the CBC has been authorized to con- clude negotiations with Metro Centre Developments Ltd., sponsors of the proposed Sl-hil- lion Metro Centre project, for j location of the CBC's English I and French TV transmitters on later this year, In exhange for Toronto prop- owned hy the CNR, the CBC will transfer to the CNR, during the 3570s, five pieces of land; four in the Toronto area and one in Vancouver. The Vancouver property is a 1.07-acrc parcel on West Ccor- gia Street. It will become avail- able on completio of new CBC consolidated facilities in Van- couver. Construclion is to begin this year. 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