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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 19, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 24 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Tuesday, November 1974 Indians to build shopping centre SEPT-ILES, Que. (CP) The Montagnais Indians who live near this North Shore community decided "to take their future in their own hands" by forming a company to construct a SB-million com- mercial centre Recent sod-turning ceremo- nies for the centre at this min- ing town 320 miles northeast of Quebec City was the first step towards completion of that dream Les Galeries Montagnaises. a 50-store shopping centre will be located on the town's main commercial street but still on reserve land The centre, to be completed by the spring of 1976, will be the property of L'Immobiliere Montagnaise Ltd., a company established earlier this year by residents of two reserves at Sept-lies and nearby Maliotenam. Excavation work was started by Jean Marie Vollant, 13. who operated the controls of a giant earth mover to turn the first sod Paul-Emile Fontaine, band chief of the two reserves, said it was symbolic a young boy be the one to begin officially the construction, which will be for the benefit of "future generations of our reserves." Chief Fontaine said the commercial centre "will become the most important crossroads of the region and will permit people of the area to make their purchases all under one roof, "This commercial centre is the fruit of the initiative and of the foresight of some In- dians from our house. That. I believe, is necessary to emphasize." The project was not under government supervision and finances had to be obtained through the regular channels open to any land developer A company spokesman would not say where the finances did come from but was emphatic that the govern- ment did not provide funds. "Kor the Indians of Sept-lies and Maliotenam, the realization of the Galeries Montagnaises is only the first part of a program of economic activities which will permit the population of our two reserves to take the future in said Chief Fontaine. He said plans included reno- vations of homes and the con- struction of one or more com- munity centres "where the In- dians will be able to manifest new collective activities The shopping centre, he said, would also be a vehicle to enhance amicable relations between the residents of Sept- Iles and the neighboring reserves. About 350 jobs would be created with the centre's com- pletion A company spokesman said Indians would not be given preference for employment at the centre Walter Jourdain. president of L'Immobiliere Mon- tagnaise. said the centre, with parking facilities for would serve a population of about person Les Galeries Montagnaises will be the largest shopping centre on the North Shore and the first to feature an enclosed mall, which spreads over 000 square feet. Wheat board to pay grain farmers bonus OTTAWA (CP) Gram farmers will get a bonus later this month because of buoyant market conditions. Otto Lang, minister in charge of the wheat board, announced Mon- day The extra money for wheat, barley and oats will be payable Nov. 25 and will Pre- Christmas CLEANING SPECIAL by Shining Knight Living Room Rugs Bedroom Rugs Hallway Rugs 2 Piece Chesterfield Suites...... Scotch- Guarding 9x12' Rugs Dining Room Rugs 1995 1195 1595 500 995 Anti-soil treatment a! no extra charge! 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It will boost the board's pay- ment for a bushel of wheat to from for a bushel of barley to" from 65 and for a bushel of oats to 20 from The prices are for basic grades: there would be an an- nouncement later this week covering other grades There was no immediate in- dication as to how much the total additional initial pay- ment will mean to farmers, and a spokesman for Mr. Lang said this likely will not be known until the end of the week The wheat board normally makes an initial payment fol- lowed by a final payment later in the crop year, generally after Jan. 1 of the next year to spread the tax load on farmers Bank lending rate lowered TORONTO (CP) Follow- ing a trend established late last week, the Toronto Domi- nion Bank announced Monday it is lowering its prime lending rate to 11 per cent from per cent effective today The prime lending rate is that charged on large loans to corporations with top credit ratings. 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