Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 8, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta
e THI LITHMIDQI HERALD November Strong wiretap law necessary EDMONTON Alberta Attorney-General Merv Leitch said Wednesday that strong legislation is necessary to prevent the inva- sion of privacy by electronic and mechanical means. But he disagrees with a Commons justice committee approved the committee supported an amendment to the federal government's wiretap bill which would outlaw the use of evidence gained He said legislation barring the use of evidence gained without proper authorization would have serious conse- quences for the administra- tion of justice. The wiretap legislation requires that police must get permission trom a judge before using a wire tape. The situation could arise where an illegal wiretap shows someone is guilty of but because the evidence cannot be given in court the person goes Mr. Leitch said. am interested in stopping the invasion of privacy by electronic but I don't think making the evidence inadmissable is an effective way to do he said in an interview. Illegal wiretapping could be controlled much better by severe penalties for its he said. SMART EXECUTIVES Lease Their Business and Personal Cars BECAUSE... Leasing can be lass expensive than buying Leasing is time saving and convenient Leasing simplifies your tax records No cash investment required For complttt en leasing contact BORIS LMting ind BENY AUTOMOTIVE ENTERPRISES LTD. Housing director resigns EDMONTON Jim executive director of the Alberta Housing has submitted his resignation to a special board meeting of the corporation. pave municipal af- fairs minister and chairman of the AHC board of said that D. C. ex- ecutive vice-president of the corporation will assume Mr. Landsky's responsibilities un- til a successor to Mr. Landsky has been found. Mr. Russell would not say why he had sought Mr. Landsky's resignation. Mr. Russell's only comment was that Mr. Landsky turned out to be unsuitable for the job. The provincial government hired him early this year. FIRST NUDES The first nudist camps were established in Germany in 1912. 2nd AVE. and 8th STREET S. Phone 326-1101 8TINOQRAPHIM- RKCIPTIONIST For mtdlcal practice. Good typing vwy tmwrtM. Apply In writing qiullflciHofM to Box 44 Herald aid program for farmers Canadian in festival Tim a 25-year-old singer and songwriter from Sault Ste. flies to Tokyo Friday to represent Ganada in this year's World Popular Song Festival. The held Nov. will fea- ture songwriters from 30 countries and Ryan is the only Canadian participat- ing. EDMONTON The Alberta government has approved a 123-mlllion program to assist farmers who suffered crop damage from summer drought and fall rain and snow that left some crops it was an- nounced today. The program includes a system of interest-free loans of up to per assistance for hay transpor- aid for damp grain and increased compensation for wildlife damage to crops. Agriculture Minister Hugh Homer said the package in- cluded guaranteed loans of per acre for weather- damaged crops to a maximum of PAYS INTEREST The provincial government will pay the interest for the first year on the loan program. A spokesman for the agriculture department said the loans would be available' for farmers suffering losses due to poor harvesting con- ditions and to severe drought conditions last summer. Applicants for the loans will be required to sign up for provincial crop insurance. Dr. Homer said in a prepared statement the program will cost the provin- cial government million for administration and interest charges. Provincial Treasurer Gordon Miniely said the loans will be available immediately at all Treasury Branches. The interest which is paid by the farmer after the first will be half of one per cent below the normal prime rate. All loan applications must be approved by local agriculture development com- mittees of the provincial department of agriculture. Dr. Horner said a freight assistance program for forage crops will also be available. The province will pay six cents per ton mile for the cost of transporting hay over dis- tances of 25 miles to the max- imum of per ton. LIVESTOCK PROGRAM The government will also pay the cost of renting chemical applicators used for preserving tough and damp grain. Provincial government compensation for wildlife damage to crops will be in- creased to per acre from Dr. Homer said the recently announced assistance program for livestock facility development is being expand- ed to a maximum of per farmer. He also said he has discuss- ed the feed grain situation with the Canadian Wheat Board and it appears there will be little or no with the possible exception of oats. POWER CUT ASKED TOKYO Tokyo Electric Power Co. asked ma- jor industrial consumers to reduce power consumption in an effort to save power supply by 10 per cent to cope with a possible energy crisis. 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