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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 23, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDQE May Quebec language bill It'll affect everybody By ROB BULL Herald Quebec Bureau QUEBEC This province's proposed legislation making French Quebec's official language will have an effect on all parts of Canada. One obvious group of people who will have to adapt are those working for companies with a head office in this prov- particularly if they are transferred here. Quebec wants to increase the number of middle and senior French-speaking management in companies operating in the province. A series of carrot-like measures will be enticing companies to use more French in their day-to-day dealings with the general pubic here and with their local employees. The government will grade companies by their degree of and may encourage them with special subsidies as well as by making available to them many technical resources to help fullfill this task Before a company can obtain concessions or benefits from the provincial public it will have to be certi- fied according to its procedures. The legislation has no effect over federal crown corporations or federal civil servants working in this province. In fact Ottawa is still transferring monoglot English-speaking civil servants here from other parts of Canada. But if a company head-office transfers somebody here who does not speak he will still be able to work in English. Education Minister Francois Cloutier told a news It is very obvious that business will continue to be conducted at least in part in English. the case in in in in Switzerland. English is certainly the language of business. we say we must re-Frenchify we are saying that we must go as far as we can within each enterprize. You have to be pretty flexible. 1 are some businesses which can be Frenchified 100 per others 90 per others 40 or 50 per cent and in each case our program will be successful. language that customers speak must be taken into account. And if the business should furnish services in perhaps it's not a job for an employee from Winnipeg for A It a. Tories non-chalant about election Special to The Hcruld CALGARY The three havenot parties in Alberta are better organized for the July 8 federal but the vpte- wealthy Progressive Conservatives are getting there. As the New Democrats and the Social Crediters in the province scramble to get enough candidates to contest all 19 Alberta the confident Tories are slowly putting into gear the election machine which served them so capably in the last general election. And the provincial whose credibility has not been helped by Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau's avowed intent to aim his big guns at still are hoping to pluck several seats from the Conservatives who seem nonchalant about the whole thing. The Liberals in Alberta are bringing back some of the people who have served them including former agriculture minister Bud Olson who got whipped in Medicine Hat by Bert Hargrave and Edmonton Alderman Una McLean a perennial second- runner. The Socreds are hinting of at least one former provincial cabinet minister seeking a nomination somewhere in but won't pin down either the seat or the person. The Tories are quite calmly predicting the renomination of all their 18 incumbents. Battle River MP HarryTCuntz died in office last December and no byelection was held. The Battle River Tory nomi- nation race is shaping up to be one of the most interesting in the province with at least seven candidates expected to participate in the three-day roundrobin nomination. Meetings will be held1 in Hughenden Jun. StetUer June 4 and Camrose June 5 with the winner being declared the last day. A travelling ballot box will be used. And the provincial New Democrats admit don't expect to take one single seat. we aren't going to win any said Nancy Alberta NDP president. are asking people to take six or seven weeks out of their lives and it is not fair to tell them they aren't going to win are a lot of New Democrats in Alberta and they have to have someone to vote for and we have an obligation to put the NDP point of view before the Mrs. Eng said the chief aim of the party is to increase its share of the popular vote. Howard NDP provincial said he was optimistic the NDP could take the Peace River held for many years by former Tory House leader Gerald Baldwin. Mr. Leeson also hopes can make a good in Ed- monton Strathcona and Edmonton where NDP candidates ran a poor second in the last election. campaign is a contin- uation of political realignment in he said. it will be just the Tories and us. The Liberals are dead and the Social Credit party is deader. 19 candidates this year is part of a concentrated step-by-step Brian Social Credit campaign is being equally realistic. are two or three seats we have an outside crack he we expect to gain substantially in the popular The party is fielding 200 can- didates across the country to contest the 264 federal seats and is hoping to win 30 to 45 seats in where the party held 15 seats at the dis- solution of Parliament. are looking for the bal- ance of Mr. Ganske said. major party will come out of the election with a majority. don't want to'vote for Trudeau but they can't bring themselves to vote for Mr. Ganske. like the spokes- men for the other be- lieves inflation is the major is- sue in the_ election and believes his party has the solution to starting with a fundamental monetary reform and stressing individual freedom. NDP President Mrs. Eng also feels the main issue has to be the cost of living. will have to run on she said. The Liberals are being coy about candidates in Calgary although Liberal Vice- President Michael also a is reportedly eyeing the Calgary South constituency. Senator Earl Lib- eral campaign manager for believes inflation will be the key issue. garbage to say the gov- ernment hasn't done anything about inflation and is indifferent to the he said. basic tactic of the government has been to fight inflation on three These include stimulating production in all sectors of the aiding those who are most vulnerable to the effects of intlation and cushioning all Canadians against sudden and unpredictable price increases. Roy northern cam- paign organizer for the Alberta termed inflation to businesses and to has been a complete erosion of ability to to purchase and an erosion of all your assets. 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