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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 5, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta ___ Thunday, October 5, 1972 THE IETHSR1DOI HWAlfl 31 Pay TV will be run by licensed firms EDMONTON (CP) If pay television develops in Canada, will b-. run by companies dlh broadcasting licences, the anadian Radio Televi s 1 o n ommission declared today. The announcement, disiribut- i at CRTC hearings here, said pay television is in an ex- perimental stage but there is interest in it. Under he system, viewers pay only or those shows they actually watch. The CHTC said: HEAITH MINISTERS MEET Health ministers from Irie 10 provinces gathered In Regina for a two-day annual conference. Above, from left, are Rene Toupin of Mani- toba, Dr. Richard Potter of Ontario, Dennis Cocke of British Columbia, and Waller Smishek of Saskatchewan.___________ Doctor payments Planes strafe cause concern REGINA (CP) Provincial Develop alternative melh- health ministers have express- ed concern over the cost oE physicians' services in the over-all cost of health care. A statement issued during the ministers' annual meeting said there is a general deter- mination to hold the line of the level of remuneration to physi- cians. It also was a general view that physicians now are ade- quately paid. The ministers agree that within budget amounts allocat- ed for doctors' services, there should he provision for redistri- bution of total funds to: Correct discrepancies among the different disciplines and specialties; Look at payment redistri- bution to influence the kinds, numbers and location of doc- tors and their services; "The commission considers i it possible that pay television services will play a significant role in the development of the Canadian Broadcasting Sys- tem, and it is very much in the public interest to ensure that such services be devel- oped through broadcasting un- dertakings licensed under the Broadcasting Act." WELCOMES STAND Robert C. Short, president of the Canadian Cable Television Association, welcomed the an- also individual homes. nouncemenl, saying: 'This statement is trcmen- ckmsly important in the compe- tition between licensed came companies and unlicensed video publishers, who are mostly for- eign-owned." i "The association is confident In an interview, Mr. Short the CRTC announcement on said there now are unlicensed I pay TV will encourage cable 11- pay-TV operations in the Royal censces in the major markets York Hotel, Toronto, and the! to promptly submit plans for Hotel Vancouver. I subscriber response-type ser- MT. Short's written statement! vices." said "events now are taking i The announcement said the I place which are tending to by-1 CRTC will continue discussions with the cable association and other interested groups on how to make pay-TV services an in- tegral part of the broadcasting serve not only apartments but system. pass the CRTC and its licensed broadcasting undertakings." "It is true that video publish- ers have business plans to WON TITLE VANCOUVER (CP) Ron HartiU of Sooke, B.C., Is the province's best all-round logger. Hartill took the title at the log- ging sports competition at Pacilic National Exhibition. He won two of the 11 events Mid placed in four others. area ods of paying physicians; Consider ways to delegate responsibilities to allied health professionals to conserve the time and skills of doctors. The ministers said they agree that physicians should be invit- ed to come forward with sug- gestions and proposals to achieve a reasonable economy in utilization ot medical ser- vices. In another statement, the ministers expressed favorable reaction to the Hastings report on community health centres. It was suggested that the re- port's author, Dr. .John Hast- ings of Toronto, be invited to attend the next federal provin- cial meeting. His report should .......__r.._ be a matter for study by the [ro0ps who were shelling and newly-formed Intel-provincial trafing the surrounding area. _ Overnight, BEIRUT, Lebanon South Yemeni planes swept across the border and strafed the Mawiya area in the south- west sector of North Yemen to- day, the North Yemen embassy alleged today. Mawiya lies some 30 miles east of the important North Ye- men town of Taiz. The attack was reported by Col. Mohammed Al-Iryani, dep- uty commander of the North Yemeni forces, Uie spokesman said. He added that Qataba, jiist Inside North Yemen, was still occupied by South Yemen secretariat to the provincial health ministers conference. Calgary stations protest TV bids EDMONTON (CP) Spokes-! "It doesn't matter man for two Calgary television whether the trash is produced stations fold the Canadian Ra-i north or south cf the border." dio-Tclevision Commission they could suffer serious economic damage if the commission ap- proves proposals to bring two U.S. television channels and 11 foreign radio stations into Cal- gary by cable. The CRTC spent 5 hours hearing strong arguments over the controversial proposals, which some have said could form a precedent that would hurt stations across Canada. Roy Farran. MLA for Cal- gary North Hill and a former alderman, argued that Calgary residents should have the great- est variety possible. "The people of Calgary north should have as wide a choice of trash BS any other Canadian community." Adding that he personally is no television fan, Mr. Farran RCMP question raised signs CALGARY (CP) Conserva- tive Justice critic Eldon Wool- liams has accused the Trudnau government of "reneging" a promise lo delay a change in RCMP signs uniil a policy on the insignia's future was deter- mined. The of parliament for Calga'.'y North said in interview he was not surpris- Supporters of the applications argued no economic damage would be done to the Calgary stations, which were described as immensely profitable. The applicants denied their propos- als would set any precdent. The applications are by CaV gary Cable TV Ltd. and Com nuraify Antenna Television Ltd., which serve differen parts of the city. The two ap plications were lieard togeth er, although they differ in some of the foreign stations tha would be included. The Community Antenna Tel evision application includes re- broadcast of the British Broad casting Corp., Voice of Amer ea, Radio Australia and Radi' Netherlands. "They seem to have over looked hockey night in mth Foster Yakushcv but they have everything else commented Z. Esley, coun- sel for the Calgary stations, j CFCN-TV and CFAC-TV. He presented evidence that If the applications were accepted j Calgary would get G19 hours a ft week of U.S. programs and j I o only 271 hours of Canadian. The current division is 271 Canadian and 301 U.S. cd, however, that minister "reversed the prime an Arab five-man mediation ission arrived in Aden, a gov- rnment spokesman in the xnith Yemeni capital of Adei aid North Yemeni forces had Hacked several villages. Several civilians, mainly I'omen and children, had been dlled or wounded in the at acks in Beihan In the north vest region of South. Yemen he spokesman said. The Arab League commls sion-comprising Egypt, Libya Syria and Kuwait- planned to open mediation talks :oday in Aden on tho 10-da' fighting between the Soviet equipped armies of the two Ye- mcns. At stake Is the very existence of the Marxist regime in Sout Yemen and the traditionally o rich stales in the Arabian Pen- insula. For more than a year the tos Yemcns have bitterly accuse ___other of carrying out sub- versive activities to topple each other's regime. North Yemen, a conservative country backed by Saudi Arabia, appears to be trying to keep communism away from the area. dispute He said ho thinks Mr. Tnl- dcau says one IhiiiR in English- speaking Canada and another In French-speaking Canada. The Calgary stations propos- ed that the applications be sst aside so they could investigate another means of bringing more U.S. programs to Cal- gary. Under their plan. CFAC would give irp its CBS affilia- tion and become an independ- ent station, while the CRC would establish a station in Calvary. That would produce hours of TJ.S programs. REYKJAVIK (Reuter) British trawlers were reported ready to defy Iceland's 50-mile fishing limit today as Anglo- Icelandic officials made a fresh attempt to find common ground for settling their dispute. The lafc, resrar'i'Tig here after broken off in July, arc likely to be difficult follow- ing a fresh crisis in Iceland's fishing industry, reported to be CORRECTION! The following Automobile which appeared in our ad Friday, Sept. 29lh should Save read at 1972 GALAXIE 500 2 door hardtop, V-8, automatic, F.B., P.S., medium metallic, bluo vinyl roof, demo. Keg, Retail Slock No. 1934 NOW regret any Inconveniencs Ihll moy cciufed. caused mainly by ovcrfishing. Charles Hudson of the British hours a week of Canadian Trawler Federation, a member programs compared with 401 j Of tire negotiating team, said it was doubtful whether any basis for agreement would emerge from the two-day talks. He told reporters British ves- jcls would continue trawling In- side tho new Icelandic limit- even while the conference was in session. lioth Britain and West Ger- many claim Iceland's Sept. 1 extension of its fishing limits to 50 from 12 miles violates Inter- national law. The Germans are expected to hold similar talks with the Icelanders soon. CORNER M.M. DRIVE AND 16TH AVENUE SOUTH NEW SERVICE MONTREAL fCP) The Royal Canadian I-cgion has started a bus service from downtown to the suburban Sle. Anne de Bcllcvue Military Hos- pital on Sundays for relatives and friends of veterans in the institution. The schedule allows a three-hour stay for visitors who charged a round-trip lira. Tune color without looking! Right on the button Dears Color TV in 3 great decor-matching styles. And great features. Push-button color tuning, for example. Yon had a really fine picture. Then i? got scrambled. Maddening! Unscrambling was frustrating took time, patience. 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