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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 10, 1986, Lethbridge, Alberta The Uther Edge Herald loc8i Dave Obee editor saturday a3 Pauline Mcgeorge works Ai the easel colourful prof retiring an Art professor who s been with the University of Lethbridge since it began in 1967 Grill retire this year. Pauline Mcgeorge has taught everything from printmaking and water poor to design in the past 20 years. And she believes anyone with hand Eye co ordination can learn to draw. I Tell my students that if they can play Ping Pong they can learn to she said. The major prob Lem is that students have preconceived notions from photographs of what an image should look like. It s sometimes hard to change these Mcgeorge admits she May find it hard to adjust to retire ment at her Joy Hickson Home in the Kootenay area of . Nature is a part of me and i m look ing Forward to living at the Lake but in my 20 years in Lethbridge i have made some Good she said. It s always hard leaving others she s known some of her friends since she first came to Lethbridge in 1966 to be a one person Art depart ment for the University Section of Lethbridge Junior College. I think lovingly of the barn which was our first Art she said. We shared our facilities with Friendly mice and some of our Stu dents even used the loft As their bed room. There were no Art books or special rooms designed for Art instruction like we have now. We used Burlap dividers for Walls and made most of the Furni Ture ourselves. Despite All the drawbacks students were enthusiastic and eager to learn. They were a Little different from the More serious students we have today. I think some of the vitality has been lost. Students maybe have a bit More pressure As they Are More concerned with getting Good grades Fin Ishing University and getting a but Mcgeorge s enthusiasm for teaching never diminished. I especially enjoyed leaching drawing and the beginning level of she said. In the beginning courses you get students with a variety of Art Back grounds and Many from various disciplines. It s enjoyable to see their Progress As they learn to look at things in a different however one drawback of teaching has been that i Haven t had the Energy for the past eight years to paint during the she said. I m looking Forward to the Solitude of the Koo Teays and having the time to she also plans to hike Cross country ski swim and Garden. Mentally handicapped go unprotected in Alberta pressure is mounting to have Alberta s individual rights Protection legislation comply fully with Canada s charter of rights says a Calgary Law yer. A key Point is that Alberta legislation protects against discrimination on the basis of sex nationality ethnic Back ground and physical ability but not on the basis of being mentally Handi capped says Judy Ashbourne. In Alberta mentally handicapped persons Are not protected at she emphasized Here thursday in a talk at a Southern Alberta Council of Public affairs luncheon. Key areas where Protection is granted except for mentally Handi capped persons Are employment accommodation and Access to pub Lic facilities such As swimming pools. The number of people concerned for this Lack of Protection for men tally handicapped persons is growing especially in groups such As the Canadian mental health association earlier she explained the charter was effective in 1982. But there was a three year moratorium giving provinces time to Amend legislation to agree with the charter. The three years expired april Ashbourne s talk Here was in conjunction with National mental health week. A native of Halifax and a Law graduate of the University of Alberta. Ashbourne is currently completing a speaking tour letting albertan know the shortfall in provincial individual rights Protection. She said she remains some what optimistic that the province will make the Nec Essary Amend ments to comply with the charter of rights. Ashbourne also said Many people she has met on her tour Are sur prised to learn of the discrepancy Between Alberta s individual rights legislation and the charter of rights. The provincial government s response to Date when pressed to Amend rights legis lation relative to Judy of. Discrimination have yet been pursued protecting mentally disabled persons on behalf of mentally handicapped per has been to ask for examples of such Dis sons. But there Are lawsuits in some Crim nation. That position has been people s minds said Ashbourne of the Given by Alberta labor minister Les Alberta civil liberties research Centre Young minister responsible for Alberta in Calgary. Human rights legislation. People Are starting to question Why Alberta has t brought its rights Legisla Tion in line with the Federal charter of she said. Break enters still plague Community break and enters in the Lethbridge business Community Are still a major problem. In 1985, 310 businesses were illegally entered by the Standard proce dures such As breaking windows forc ing weak door locks removing roof vents and knocking in cinder Block Walls. Thieves usually head straight for file cabinets Cash registers and safes. Things stolen include computer sys tems Cheque writing machines credit cards to electric tools calculators clothing food and alcohol jewelry and drugs. Crime stoppers will pay up to for information leading to the arrest of people responsible. Call 320-8477. Call ers can remain Anonymous. In effect the provincial government is saying take us to court sue us and Well consider the Ashbourne suggested. No comment planning commission members have no comment on a proposed equestrian country residential development along Highway 512, East of Lethbridge. Because the development is located outside the City county of Lethbridge adjoining general municipal plan area the county will be told the municipal planning commission has no comment. That s the same position the Mac held when a similar application was consid ered by the county in 1983. Ranch land recreation Ltd. Wants 320 acres of agricultural land nearly five Kilometres East of the Lethbridge research station rezoned for grouped country residential use. Ranch land is proposing 67 country residential lots a condominium development of linked townhouses totalling 24 units plus the recreation area. City construction rises considerably construction in the City this year is up by Over activity in the first four months of 1985. Since Jan. 1, construction values total nearly million compared with million for the same period in 1985, shows City Hall s building permit report. Building values for the month of april however Are lower this year at just Over compared with close to million last year but the number of building permits issued Are up. The report shows 114 permits were issued last month compared with 81 per mits issued in 1985. Year to Date totals Are 314 this year and 290 last year. A further breakdown of the report shows residential construction has increased. There were 184 permits Worth just Over million issued to Date compared with 169 permits valued at nearly million for the first four months of 1985. Commercial building permits issued Rose to 54, compared with 47 permits last year but the value is Down at nearly million Over last year s figure of almost pro life movement like ending slavery million. The value is lower despite a permit issued last month for a renovation project to a restaurant and lounge at 1502 3rd ave. S. Industrial building has seen a decline. Only two permits Worth have been issued to Date this year compared with two permits totalling last year. Institutional building has remained constant with seven permits totalling just Over million issued to Date this year compared with 13 permits valued at nearly last year. A permit Worth was issued last month for a music room addition and Interior renovations at Gilbert Paterson Community school. The number of permits issued under the report s other category increased to 67 from 59 for the first four months of the year but the value dropped to from for the same period last year. By Gordon Smiley of the Herald the pro life movement was described As even greater than the Campaign against slavery or the Vietnam War in a keynote speech Here Friday. Speaking to about 100 pro lifers at the Lethbridge and District pro life association annual dinner Heather Morris of Toronto said the movement is larger than other historic movements because of world wide sup the assistant professor at the univer sity of Toronto s school of Medicine Canada we be accomplished much. I want you to remember that especially when the figures on abortion come she admitted however that the movement has much work to do yet. Obviously we be accomplished Only a fraction of what we have to a com Morris took swipes at pro abortionist or. Henry Morgentaler who now admits he wants to franchise abortion clinics or Chambers As i Call she called pro abortionists typical of those who wish to see Only what they want to Morris said the development of the birth control Pill brought about the idea important meeting picture Butte picture Butte and District agricultural society will hold an important meeting wednesday to finalize plans for the town s annual Jamboree Days Celebration. President Dave Parker encourages anyone interested to attend at in the Curling rink lounge. Of planned pregnancy with abortion As a she added the development of Ultra sound techniques have made it much More difficult to deny a child s movement can be detected Only weeks after Conception which Means no longer can Morgentaler Tell people he s Only removing a Blob of tis sue after 12 weeks of pregnancy. Morris also spoke of the living will or death documents and How they can be used to destroy life. Modern techniques can prolong life but such technological advances have spawned Many Strong said Morris. She said one third of the population by the year 2010 will be 60 years old or older and the government will pro Mote living wills As an easy Way to Cut Down on the dependent older Popula Morris also took jabs at the right to die is inevitable. The very term right to die should invoke a level of people also have to be aware of the Pitfalls of ethics committees. We have to remember what is being said and what is being Morris said she wanted to finish her talk on a positive note. The purpose of medical treatment is to cure or alleviate some pathological medical condition and when it no longer serves a purpose it can be disco tin she said human life is sacred and that it is a helpless society which deals death As a solution. The greatest tragedy is that of Lack of love and Lack of two earn u of l masters Paul Hawryluk of Lethbridge and Irwin Warkentin of Vauxhall will be the first people to receive master s degrees in education from University of Leth Bridge. About 25 students were admitted when the program began two years ago and including those who will Start this year enrolment will be up to 70, said Laurie Walker coordinator of graduate studies in education. The majority Are part time students who have seven years to finish the program Walker said. If students attend full time As Hawryluk and Warkentin did it May be completed in two years. Hawryluk formerly taught English at Lethbridge Community College including freelance writing courses in the evenings. While a u of l student he worked As an assistant in the educational research evaluation and development Centre. He received his Bachelor s degree from the University of Alberta and has applied to study for a . In education from the University of Saskatchewan with a career goal of teaching writing at the University or College level. Warkentin taught at Vauxhall elementary school for nine years As Well As in Northern Alberta and overseas before returning to school for his master s. The focus of his program was the use of computers in elementary school he said. During the school year Warkentin s Grade 6 class placed second in North America in an Apple com Puter clubs Competition so their project was part of his background he said. After receiving his masters hell return to teaching Grade 6 this fall. Being among the first Stu dents to enrol in the u of l program in some ways a person s a Guinea War Kentin said. That is always burning itself out. Catches fire again Yueru Lime a Chi fifis born. George Shaw sponsored by Lethbridge District pro life because we have special concern for the unborn child and a special admiration for All mothers Lethbridge District pro life association 1412 9 Avenue South Lethbridge Alberta 4c5 phone 320-5443 Herald photo by Joy Hickson Edecio Carrasco and Lenora Sinclair Indian culture Library being studied at acc by Joy Hickson of the Herald nits italia Pii. It s a Blackfoot word. Pronounced it Means the nature of being Indian. It s also the name of a Survey project at Lethbridge Community College. Three people Are studying How the Library can better meet the cultural needs of natives. Native cultural heritage important said Library supervisor Kathy Lea. It s important to encourage cultural Pride give natives a feeling of for that reason she wants to have materials available in the Library on native history politics language Art and whatever natives think the Library lacks. To find out what natives want Ede Cio Carrasco Lenora Sinclair and Trina heavy Shields will Survey acc s 600 native students native Grade 12 Stu dents in Southern Alberta teachers and elders on the reserves. They la also research what resources Are currently available at other South Ern Alberta libraries such As the University of Lethbridge native Friendship or cultural centres and places further afield such As the Glen Bow museum in Calgary. Sinclair and heavy Shields Are acc native students from the blood Reserve so they understand what natives May want in the Library. What makes me feel Good about this project is the people surveyed so far have Given us lots of Sinclair said. They say it s about time some one did something like this " some resources local natives have already suggested the Library obtain include original historical documents on treaty information materials by native authors and tapes from which to learn native languages. Although no College courses specifically require native studies the Survey. May Lead to curriculum changes car Rasco said. For example the Law., enforcement program could include a course on native culture. Not Only can natives Benefit from learning about their own culture but non natives can As Well he said. Native students comprise the largest ethnic group attending acc Carrasco said. The Library should address their the eight month project to last until mid november is funded by employment and immigration Canada As part of a Job creation program. Art Dietrich denture clinic 222 5th is. S. Pm coping with death is hard enough when 1 became spokesman for the order of the Golden Rule i began to speak about funerals and people responded. They talked of the Healing value of funeral ser vice but then they spoke about the pain and confusion they Felt. Of How difficult it was to concentrate and make funeral arrangements. Your Golden Rule member has developed a program that allows you to plan All the funeral details in Advance. Call a planning advisor at your Golden Rule member to learn How you can prep an a funeral. Christensen Salmon funeral Home. Ltd. 327 10th Street South 329-4934

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