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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 3, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Novmfttr UTMMNOae HERALD-27 Canada favors 200-mile offshore limit OTTAWA A 200- mile offshore limit is only part of the package of Canada intends to submit to the 1974 United Nations Law of the Sea Environment Minister Jack Davis said Friday He tabled in the Commons a position paper covering nearly every oshore controls proposed ear- ly this year. The mam idea of a 200-mile compared with the pre- sent 12 miles imposed in is not so much the fish re- sources as the vast and barely tapped mineral resources of the continental shelf the basis of existing in- ternational law and the prac- tice of Canada exer- cises sovereign rights over the natural resources of this tttteive and potentially rich Mr. Davis said. 'Other states are opposing Canada's view and arc sug- gesting eitreme'oslitUe as 40 miles. Canada also wants sover- eignty over areas where the continental shelf extends pas 2M miles After Canada announced Its intention to press for extended offshore several other coastal states decided to follow suit. They are expected to pre- sent preliminary views at organizational meetings late this year in New York. The main third of its originally was sch- eduled to begin in April at San- tiago. Chile But the new mili- tary regime there has declin- ed to be the host and negotiations are under way for a new host country It U unlikely Canada will be the host.Both Davis and External Affairs Minister Mitchell Sharp say Canadian demands could not be pressed strongly if Canada were the Another major facet of the this country's program is to be environmental said Mr 'has oneof the longest coast- lines in the world and it is es- sential that its whole marine environment be adequately protected from con- tamination Mr Davis said the 1970 Arc- tic Waters Pollution Preven- tion which imposed strict controls on Arctic is typical needed mMauret is interested in opening up the Arctic to but it considers the waters of the Arctic archipelago as being Canadian and therefore it is not ready to accept that the Northwest Passage should be treated as an international aterway free of any coastal state controls maintain that the Northwest Passage is an international strait and are demanding a right of free transit These include the United States and other major mari- time countries. He said this country wants modification of the law of the sea to take into ac- count present-day economic and technological But the demand for more sovereignty did not extend to the point where Canada would have more control than necessary to protect specific interests United drive falls short Human rights commission chief denies complaints EDMONTON The citv s 1973 United Way cam- paign officially ended having raised 8 per cent of its S2.125.000 objec- tive campaign chairman Ned Burgess is con- lideTit the goal will still be reached Manv business firms and company campaigns are in the wrap-up stage Mr Burgess said Friday The target should be reached in the near future The amount collected by Friday was 000 more than at the same stage in last campaign PROCLAMATION By authority of a resolution of the Council of the City of A. C. do draw to the attention of all Citizens that the seven days commencing November 4th is REMEMBRANCE WEEK and do call upon all to observe the same. GIVEN this 3rd day of 1973 Mayor Share a break Prime Minister Trudeau and Sir Christopher vice-president of the European Economic Community share a quiet moment together outside the Prime Minister's residence in Ottawa Fri- day. Try Before You Buy UP TO 30-DAY TRIAL ON YOUR DOCTOR'S RECOMMENDATION MAICO SMITH-JONES HEARING AID SERVICE BIPLEY OPTICAL S. 326-5447____ CALGARY -Charges that the Alberta Human Rights Commission is too slow in dealing with job discrimina- tion complaints were denied today by commission director Keith Menders He said in a telephone inter- view from Edmonton five complaints brought to the commission by the Civil Ser- vice Association being looked at with all possi- ble haste and not sitting one on anyone s desk CSA president Bill Broad said earlier the commission was too slow in resolving the complaints which allege that women workers are receiving lower pay than men for equal work Mr Menders said the first complaint lodged Jan 31 and dealing with women classified as institutional workers doing substantially the same work as men classified as caretakers was a classifica- tion matter not a case of sex- ual discrimination There was a complaint but it was not under the Individual Rights Protection Act The government took steps to reclassify women to a higher pav category The CSA demands for retroactivity for the women was not under the jurisdic- tion ol the he said Three other CSA complaints made later in the year are tak- ing longer because they in- volve several hundred positions scattered throughout the province he said Answers shouldn't be too lar off in these enquiries CSA filed a complaint June 12 regarding women in- stitutional service workers and results ing substantially the jsrfie shouWDVin he said Mr Menders said the case of the nursing aides is being ex- amined at the Royal Alex- andra Hospital and involves the Canadian Union of Public Employees. Results of thisejK' quirv should effect alLpmer hospitals in the province. aides was njareor less on the work as male cleaning porters- sfease filed by the CSA on tor less pay A second-eotn-Xsept 25 concerning male plaint alleged that certifiecr caretakers reclassified to light duty caretakers is a problem of classification and not he said nursing aides were receiving less pay for doing similar work to certified nursing orderlies and another alleged a similar situation existed for lemale institutional aides not being paid the same as male institutional aides New judge appointed OTTAWA -Arthur W 53 of Edmonton has beeh appointed a district court judge of northern Justice Minister Otto Lang an- nounced a news release Mr Crossley fills one of two new positions re- cent amendmentof the Judges Act RipMly Manufacture In Indtwtry Employees for Production Line Work On permanent batit Previous experience not essential On the job training provided Accommodation and moving assistance may be provided if required RATE PRESENT MARCH 1st 1974 20 working days After 20 working days 310 3 35 After 40 working days 3 25 3 50 The company pays of cost for Alberta Health Plan. Life sickness and accident benefit plans. Write to Office Manager. NORTHWEST DESIGN AND FABRICATION LTD. BOX PORT MACLEOD Upright Vacuum Information The beater bar in an upright helps to keep the air-flow constant Without cleaning is impossible. Very high air flow is sometimes a deterent Proper adjustment of vacuum cleaner height is very important to clean all types of rugs properly. HOOVER PARTS ACCESSORIES AND SERVICE CENTRE FAIRFIELD APPLIANCE SERVICES LTD 1244 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-M7D HOOVER Neve been talking about things that concern you and your insurance. The Insurance Bureau of Canada has been running ads talking about some of the problems as insurance see every day Poorly designed highways Inflation Drunk drivers Home thefts Unsafe cars These things directly affect the cost of your insurance But more than these are things that responsible Canadians are concerned about We've tried to not only draw attention to these but also to show that solutions can be found We firmly believe this This belief is why so many insurance people are actively involved right government and community or through the industry working toward practical approaches to these problems But so we've been doing all the talking. Now it's your turn We know you're as concerned about these things as we are We also know it's going to take a combined effort to help make these things better. We're offering you a chance to express your views We want you to talk with us We want any and all comments you might have on these problem areas We want to know your feelings We want to be able to go to government and other groups with your We want to show a desire on the part of all Canadians for workable programs that will help solve these problems You can help by letting us have your comments on the form opposite To cut out and fold so that our address is on the outside Fasten the bottom to keep the sheet from unfolding in the mail. We'll pay the postage. We hope you'll participate You're already involved ;