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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 4, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, November 4, 1971 THI ItTHMtDGI WMIS A MAN MAPE ISLAND IN ARCTIC Imperial Oil's artificial island, In the Beaufort Sea In Canadian Arctic, nears completion in preparation for use as a win- ter. It sits in 10 feet of water, measures seven feet above sea level, 300 feet across, and cost to 'build. _________________________________________ New consulting service helps Alberta groups Electrohome strike first in 65 years KITCHENER, Ont. (CP) The hourly-paid employ- ees of Electrohome Ltd. tied up its eight plants Friday in the first strike in the company's 65- year history in Kitchener and Waterloo. Members of the Internationa! Brotherhood of Electrical Workers voted 923 to 547 Thurs- lay night to walk out in a con- ract dispute with the manufac- urer of electrical appliances. In a contract to- replace one that expired Sept. 30, the union is seeking wage increases of 35 cents an hour in each year of a wo-year agreement. The company offered a 16Vs pcr-cent increase spread over ;wo years. This would meat raises ranging between 44 an4 cents an hour in the secont year, bringing wages 'into a range between and Both parties met with a pro vincial government conciliatior officer In early October but n progress was made. Followin the filing of his report, toda was the first day on which legal strike was possible. OTTAWA (CP A con- iliation board set up to deal vitti the contract dispute be- ween postal workers and le government has asked for a ne-week extension. Under federal law, after mat- ers to be discussed by the oard were set out, the con- iliation board had 14 days to meet before reporting to the hairman of the public service taff relations board. But the law allows extensions vhen the conciliation board Bv WALTER KREVENCHUK EDMONTON (CP) A non- profit consulting service is try- ing to assist socially and econo- mically disadvantaged commu- nities and organizations, parti- cularly Indian, Metis and Eski- mo, in the general area of eco- nomic development. Dev-Cor Technical Services Inc. comprises people long ac- tive In the Indian Eskimo As- sociation of Canada. "The said Presi- dent Norm Dunne, "was to pro- vide the resources for groups, organizations, commu- nities perhaps even individuals, contact, some knowledge and e. who are attempting to establish lot of concern in that area but a better base for themselves." we don't intend to limit our- Mr. Dunne, a former oil com- selves to just the native area pany engineering employee, Dev-Cor is working with the said Dev-Cor wants to help Yukon Native Brotherhood on groups that "don't have the a feasibility study of a propos- know-how or are in isolated ed takeover of a large student locations that have disad- residence in Whitehorse. The vantages they have to compete native, hope to turn thbtato. vsn kind of groups and the resources Prlses- they need. That could take a "We've also done some ground lot of forms, from feasibility work for them in regard to the studies to preparing submis- question of aboriginal rights in sions to the place where the re- the Yukon and how r, __ in Ihn nil (inn das 1 Ti are located. It 10 me OH ana gas program in which Can- Try Before You financial or other types." Dev-Cor is trying to get "We've had discussions is considering participation. UP TO 30-DAY TRIAL ON YOUR DOCTOR'S of people with widely divergent backgrounds "who have enough time, concern and interest so we can call on the Canadian Petroleum Association on what their reaction would be to the feelings of the people in the Yukon that said all the commodities under the grant being provided bv Canada would reach Bangladesh by of help when we get involved in a project." Mr. Dunne said that rights which may involve land title whether there might be some suoport, March, including more than tons of wheat. SMITH-JONES HEARING AID of the people involved in setting up Dev-Cor have in of co-operation." The objective, Mr. company RIPLEY or another been is to work out a 618 3rd Ave. S. Phone the past with native communities "we perhaps have that would be best for all and avoid some of the confrontations that have northern in Alaska between the petroleum industry and study The group also Is exploring the idea of a Yukon (CP) Alberta Natural Gas Co. Ltd. announced today it has joined the gas Arc- DRILLING Corn., "a native-run sort of umbrella business project s t u dy group which is planning a piper if they are successful in obtaining a from norhern petroleum supplies to southern markets. Alberta Natural is a gas Join the largest drilling company in have the company which 32 rigs in Yukon and across set up effectively to use the resources they might production from Alberta fields to the United States from where it is taken Westburne Drilling Dunne said native California consumers. Divisions: G. P. Drilling Wardetm the Yukon and Northwest Territories are faced with study group was formed by several petroleum compan- 1332 Calgary to a colonial form in a co-operative venture to 550 6th Avenue, S.W., Calgary, Alberto. T2P OSJ Telephone: .'It's difficult for them to get their opinions expressed because decisions are made on economic and technical problems associated with a northern pipeline, currently proposed for the Mackenzie Val- consultation." ley. Bangladesh United Nations entry backed DACCA (Eeuter) Gkrdo Hiddell, Canada's high commi staler, said Friday his govern ment supports the early entry of Bangladesh into the United Nations. Riddell, concurrently accre- dited to Bangkok, Thailand, spoke at a news confeemce after a meeting with Prime Minister Mujibur Rahman. The two were reported to have discussed the Bangladesh Postal pay board seeks extension asks for more time to deal with talks are continuing under his matters remaining in dispute. After completion of con- ciliation board efforts and receipts of the boards report to ,the staff relations board, the I postal workers would have a week to wait before they can legally strike. If a conciliation board fails to bring parties into agreement, a mediator could be appointed to aid negotiations. Appointment of a mediator does not take away the strike guidance. TALKS FAILED Contract talks began early in the year, but broke down in Au- gust, and the Council of Postal Unions, which represents the employees, asked for the ap- pointment of the three-man conciliation board. The conciliation board chair- man is Owen Shime of the On- tario Labor Relations Board. Union nominee is William sultant, and the government's representative is Bruce Stew- art, a Toronto lawyer. Wages are among the chief issues still in dispute, with the union originally asking for a 66- cents-an-hour straight increase. The government's last public proposal was a 13-per-cent wage increase spread over a three-year contract. Average wage for the em- ployees in the bargaining unit is an hour. ONE CARD 10th ANNUAL ONE CARD KCINOVISION SPONSORED BY THE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL 1490 I IN PRIZES Another Giant Mailer Bingo Inside each new Kcinovision Kit you'll find 6 cards. The sixlh one is free. Kits arriving in mail soon. Be iure you in- clude all 8 numbers on each card (at top left and lop right cf cards) together with your name and address with for each card tf KCINOVISION P.O. BOX 1490, LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA Register cards by mail or drop off at CJOC-TV THREE BLACKOUT BINGO GAMES RULES: 1. Only those cards which have been validated are eligible. Winners will ho the person obtaining a blackout with the least amount of numbers called. 3. Confirmed winners will bo required to mail In their winning 4. If thoro Is more than one winner in any money will bo divided equally. 5. 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