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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 22, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta J4 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD frlcloy, Oetob.r II, 1971 DRINKING WATER SOURCE This unidentified Indian man on the Kehewin Reserve near Athabasca in north- central Alberta gets his drinking water from a slough which has been declared unhealthy. "It's not too bad after you let the muck he says. The reserve is one of several in the province in which Indians are protesting se living pr conditions. Health plans need voice of laymen By KEN KELLY Canadian Press Science Writer OTTAWA (CP) Laymen should have a voice at all gov- ernment levels in planning and running the health care system, say medical authorities at a na- tional conference here. Dr. Robert M. Grainger, asso- ciate director of the Association of Canadian Medical Colleges, reported to the second health manpower conference today that conference working groups during the last two days railed for such a consumer voice. The groups proposed a series of councils and forums for con- tinuing discussion of health problems. They are: national planning and ad- visory council, including non- professional members, with re- sources to tackle the assess- ment of health care needs and manpower. DRY I Serve it straight and ky cold j right out of ilic refrigerator- with buffet supper or canapes. It is also good in cocktails. Hrst distilled in 1S-16. health councils to focus on implementing health care and solving uniquely pro- vincial problems. councils to act as for- ums for universities and com- munity colleges in which con- sumer representatives and pro- fessional leaders can consider special regional needs. The report said it was agreed that, in addition to these three governmental councils, an aca- demic forum should be prov- ided, perhaps through the Asso- ciation of Universities and Col- leges of Canada, where aspects of training of the many categor- ies of health care workers could be discussed. Dr. Grainger said the working groups identified a need to es- tablish national licensing and accreditation standards among several problems of national im- portance. Post-graduate training should be financed by the federal gov- ernment in recognition that highly qualified health man- power represents a national re- source. Studded tires little help QUEBEC (CP) Studded snow tires have not noticeably reduced the number of winter traffic accidents in Quebec City, a roads department in- quiry has shown. The report, commissioned by the research and planning divi- sion of the provincial roads de- partment and scheduled for publication ifl the journal of the Highway Research Board in Washington concludes that the use of studs last winter brought about "practically no improve- ment" in accident statistics. Soviets mad at shooting UNITED NATIONS (CP) The Soviet Union expressed "profound indignation" Thurs- day at the shooting of four bul- lets at the Soviet UN mission in New York Wednesday night. Soviet Ambassador Jacob Malik rose in the General As- sembly to demand that the United States "restore order in its house" so that diplomats could be protected from such "unprecedented criminal Four rifle shots were fired into the llth floor of the mission in midtown Manhattan from the roof of Hunter College across the street. Malik said that Uw college lias ofLen been the scene of meetings of anti-Soviet groups such as the radical Jewish De- fence League. He made it clear that he considers the JDL re- sponsible for the shooting. Military camp wiped out KAMPALA, Uganda (Reuter) Ugandan air force jets wiped out a Tanzanian military camp across the border between the two countries, a military spokesman reported Thursday. In Dar es Salaam, the Tan- zanian government charged Uganda with attacking civilian targets with fighter planes. It said Tanzanian sawmills were attacked with rocket and ma- chine-gun fire Wednesday night, causing minor damage but no injuries. The spokesman for Uganda's military forces said the planes destroyed a Tanzanian military camp used by guerrilla sup- porters of former Ugandan president Milton Obote and Tan- zanian troops. Relations between the coun- tries have been strained since Gen. Idi Amin toppled Obote from power last January in a coup. Obote has since been liv- ing in Tanzania. 13 held in Trinidad alert PORT OF SPAIN (AP) Thirteen leading trade unionists and Black Power advocates are being held by police under emergency regulations following Tuesday night's declaration of a state of emergency in Trinidad. The men detained include George Weekes, leftist president of the powerful Oilfield Workers Trade Union; Jack Kelshall, his legal adviser, and Geddes Gran- ger, kingpin of Trinidad's mili- tant Black Power movement. The government's surprise move came in the face of mounting labor unrest. Prime Minister Eric William! said racial strife and violence have been intensified and strikes and go-slows are stran gling the economy. Stinging Wast at Israel VATICAN CITY (AP) A Roman Catholic patriarch from Egypt delivered a stinging blast at Israel today on the floor of the World Synod of Bishops. He accused the Israelis of "forcing forgetfulness" of Christianity's holy places and of ruling over non-Jews "in virtue of the right of the strongest." The Coptic Rite patriarch of Alexandria, Stephanos I Cardi- nal Sidarouss, also said the world had largely ignored the "scandlous situation" of Pales tinian refugees in Jordan ant other Arab countries. 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