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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 7, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Thursday, November 7, 1974 Government concerned about student aid OTTAWA (CP) The federal government will con- tinue financial bupport for un- iversities, in the general ad- vancement ot knowledge, but student assistance should perhaps be more closely geared to their financial needs Secretary of State Hugh Faulkner Wednesday Addressing the annual meeting of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada Mr Faulkner called for dis- cussions leading to renewal or modification in 1977 of current government financing programs for the universities "The ultimate question is whether the government is making the most responsible application of the more than billion it now is spending annually in these areas (research and the operational costs of post-secondary Mr Faulkner said He said the government got into the financing of universi- ty education and research because of the post-war growth of the universities, the need to push research and YOU'RE VERY SPECIAL You deserve the best in living and we have it here at Country Wide Homes. Elegant single and double-wide Mobile Homes, with a choice of furnishings. Come in and look over our selections. We would like to meet you. We'll bend over backwards to serve you. We have something no one else has. We will custom build a home for you. LIMITED Behind Elks Club Phone 328-8422 20512th Street "A" South scholarship, and the desire to correct inter-regional ine- quities in educational oppor- tunity Now, he said, advancement of knowledge, equality of op- portunity and cultural development are uppermost in .the government's mind PLEDGES SUPPORT Mr Faulkner pledged continued support for the ad- vancement of knowledge, and said there are "some grounds for increasing our financial commitment On the question of equality of opportunity, however, he indicated government concern about general subsidies at the university level of education, when learning difficulties for many students develop in pri- mary and secondary schools. "While I do not want to dis- pute the fact that post-secon- dary education provides bene- fits to society at large, never- theless I wonder whether these benefits alone are suf- ficient to justify the present distribution of federal sup- he said "We should perhaps begin to examine the financial needs of students in the light of what is being done for other groups in terms of income maintenance, and treat this from any scheme of merit a genuine social security pre- employment issue When buying a 1075 car, 6 important facts. Cm (aiupi'L d H till attih lie com e> lert require tin of iinltti-lid Unleaded n in HiidiH i''( >ll Font Ciintidci diilitu i H.thout uittthlic inn! i iiti run on anv qtHolim.' pnnniuni 01 null mil d Retid the full ICars equipped with catalytic converters require the use of unleaded gasoline. in order to meet the new C .inadian exhaust emission standards some 197s cars arc equipped with a catalUi-- ..onverter which is an emission control device th.it inquires the i-se 01 more expensive i.nie ided uasolme The Ministry of Transport has stated "that the Ministry intends to enforce in the year 1976, the same automobile exhaust emission standards as are being established for 1975 ____ 2 Unleaded gasoline is not readily available. Although unL-adcJ u'sohne m N. available at up to -I0rr ol gasoline stations in some major urban centres it Hill he less in rural areas 1 he Department of Indiistrv I rade and C ommcrce survev dated June 1974 states that on a national basis unleaded gasoline will not be available at S out ol 1 0 stations in C anada as o! October 1 1974 3 Government sources had this to say regarding 1975-1976 Canadian emission control standards. "The Federal Government plans to x require emission controls for 1975-model cars m Canada that will produce a further reduction of 5 "a in exhaust emissions but wH reUher require use of catalytic converters nor result in any further reduction in fuel economy The new proposed Canadian 1975 automobile emiss-on standards while they wiil be rnore stnngenl than the oresent standards wilt not be as stnngenl as 'he proposed U S 1975 standards "The proposed 1975 standards for Canada will not require use oJ any catalytic converters "The federal sriouncemeni yesterday C-Tud "emission standards 'sicdbythc US7Of T., S r3r V ''jH eV C'3' On C CC1 T" ir.1 on Canad a demand tor Canada be less ol 3 m 'torn a Department ol Transport letter to the Motor Vehicle Manu'acturers Association dated February 20 1974 4 All Ford of Canada carlines have been engineered to run on any gasoline and meet the new 1975 Canadian emission control standards without requiring catalytic converters. Fheie s .1 significant difference between Canada and the Lnited States in exhaust emission standards lor 1975 cars I he C an.idian Government decided to adopt more reasonable emission standards than those in the L nited States which meant that catalytic converters were not necessarv to meet the Canadian standards So lor Ford ot C anada decided not to follow suit wnh Ford in the Lnited States- although it would h.iv j been much easier (and less eosilv to do so F oril o! anada s decision to the ,iccd lore tic converters in anada shows our ical concern lor you the motorist decided to offer cars without catalytic converters because a a catalv tic converter could He in e speiisc lor vou h) the unleaded lucl th it s icquircd lor cat ilvlic converters is in limited suppU in aiiad i and c unleaded gasoline is mo e e >c th in the lo.vcr pr'ccd regular in oidci to -neet the 197> Canadian exh nis emission M ird irds without the use of i. l ilvlie eon.eilcrs 1 ord ol i invested over vi million in an exIeiiMve program involving ml eii_meerint c i.intes addition il com- itv in 01 issciiibU plants ,md other special p 1 lie- ill is 1h it ill e i_nies (niih the L .v. o1 one the o ilion il 2 Milic M Jor 11 1 lu-vs 01 1 oid ol .in id i c us nicel the s mil irds leqnitm.: calahtie converters nd do so vliile-ninnin on am