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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 10, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Investigation dropped into AHC charges EDMONTON Two Alberta government ministers aid Friday that police investigations into the ac- tivitiesof the Alberta Housing Corporation had been dropped when attegatlons against its staff could not be tubBtantlatedr Attorney-General Merv Leitch Mid in an interview that the investigations were carried out a year on the request of his department and the matter had been dropped Dave provincial minister of munidpal said in a prepared statement that be is appalled at the allegations and currently being directed towards the corporation's staff. Grant leader of the Alberta New Democratic and Chris a Liberal candidate fora provincial riding in have called for the publication of the police report of the investigation. The carried out by Edmonton city police was triggered by pertaining to the a police department spokesman said. A report was made to the attorney-general's department but more came of Director resigns James executive director of the became the sixth executive to leave it when he resigned last week. The previous B. R Crysiuk resigned almost a year ago. should be emphasized very clearly and strongly that the board of directors of the Alberta Housing Corporation has confidence that the staff is carrying out its duties proper- ly and Mr. Russell said. He said the Edmonton city police received a complaint referring to some persons employed by the corporation. The complaints were investigated there was no basis on which to lay and the file was closed. Mr Russell said there have been no investigations since last fall and there are none planned. is absolutely no connection between the recent resignation of the executive and the he said. Mr Notley said that it is that any investigations into the corporation's affairs should be withheld. Mr. Harder said in Calgary that the investigation should be released. He alleged that members of the corporation had been involved in questionable activities concerning the awarding of contracts. He said that two senior officials of the corporation told him it had been investigated by police twice in the last 11 months. In a television interview later Mr. Russell denied the existence of a report by the province's public ser- vice commission into activities of AHC. could hardly release the contents of a report so far as I does not he said. The minister also denied that a report of the Edmonton city police showed an AHC official had used information gained through his association with the corporation to further his interests in his own development company. know that the Edmonton city police found no basis on which to lay he said. LfTHMIDOl HtRALD-16 Royal wedding cake Warrant Officer David an instructor at the British Army school of puts the finishing touches to the wedding cake for the marriage of Prin- cess Anne and Captain Mark Phillips. The wedding is to take place in London's Westminster Abbey on November 14th. New shuffle of cabinet NEW DELHI Prime Minister Indria Gandhi announced further changes in India's government Friday after a shuffle on Thursday. Dr. Karan Singh moves from the ministry of tourism and civil aviation to the ministry of health and family planning. Raj nam- ed Thursday as minister of will have charge of tourism and civil aviation. R. K. former health and family planning takes over a new ministry of supply and rehabilitation and K. C. Pant succeeds K. L. Rao who has resigned as minister of irriga- tion and power. 6get off backside' TORONTO The federal health department is grappling with the problem of motivating people to slim down and shape up in the wake of the dismal Nutrition Canada Health Minister Marc Lalonde said here. The nutrition tabled earlier in the said more than 50 per cent of Canadians are mainly because they don't ex- ercise enough The government won't spend large sums on nutrition or physical education but instead sees its role in motivating people to get off their backsides and educating them about good health Mr. Lalonde told a news conference But the government is at a loss at how to instill people with the desire to improve their he said. kind of a pitch do we give WILL CHECK DRUGS Mr. Lalonde was here for the official opening of the new million health protection branch laboratories. The new facilities will expand the program of checking phar- maceutical products for strength and quality. Foods are tested for chemical im- purities and harmful micro organisms. Available exercise and recreation facilities often are not said Mr. adding that he has seen many university for that were used far below capacity. Often people diet because of concern about their and not with thought of their health or he said. Exercises should be developed that are more Mr. Lalonde suggested. Some exercises required the dis- cipline of a he said. Medical care accounts for 95 cents of every dollar spent on the minister adding that these expenses could be reduced if people took up a more vigorous lifestyle. Strike ends wo-month-old strike at the Uomic Energy of Canada M. plant near here nded yesterday when com- pany officials and striking nachinists signed a nemorandum of agreement n local issues at the plant. Gov't purchases heating oil OTTAWA The gov- ailment has purchased just over one million barrels of heaUnf oil in Romania and the about 10 per cent of the amount needed to offset anticipated winter in Eastern Canada. The announcement was made Friday in the Commons by Jean-Pierre minister of supply and ser- the man responsible for the Canadian Commercial Corp. It is the first purchase since the CCC was authorized early this month to buy any oil it can find on tight international petroleum markets. Mr. Goyer would not dis- close the purchase but said the oil will cost more than the going rate at the in- dustry level. Some petroleum officials have said the price could be double when the oil is sold at the retail level. you have a you're willing to pay a little Mr. Goyer told report- ers. He said the oil will be stored at defence department facil- possibly in but closer to major Mon- treal markets if storage can be found. It win be sold during the winter to oil companies which will distribute it to consumers through normal retail outlets. A total of 10 million barrels will be needed to offset short- ages caused by Arab produc- tion cuts in the Middle Mr. Goyer estimated. It was the first hard projection the government has made of an- ticipated shortages. SAND GRAVEL TOLLESTRUP and GRAVEL Construction Co. Ltd. PHONE Mr. Goyer said it is Impos- sible to say if the CCC can find another nine million barrels. But several leads were being followed. don't want to go into de- tail. We wouldn't like to Jeop- ardize Conservative Leader Robert Stanfleld call- ed for a subsidy program to hold heating oil prices at current levels for the remainder of the voluntary freeze on petroleum prices. The a voluntary re- straint program in which in- dustry has agreed to make no increases without government ends Jan. 90. NOT A LUXURY Mr. Stanfield said'it would cost about million a month to hold prices down by one cent a gallon. use of refined petroleum products for home beating cannot be classed a not in the course of a Canadian winter. Millions of low-income Canadians should be protected from further increases on these products when such products are most There was no immediate comment from the which already has launched a subsidy programs to reduce the retail cost of bread and milk. Mr. Stanfield said the recently-imposed crude oil ex- port tax has brought the gov- ernment an unexpected revenue windfall and some of the money could be used for heating oil subsidies. At current export levels of just over one million barrels of crude oil a the barrel tax would generate about HO million monthly. Mr. MacdonaM hat said part of the money will be returned to the producing primarily and the rest will be spent developing new domestic energy sources. 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