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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 25, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIOGE HERALD Wednesday, Oclober 55, 1975 Effect ire Jan. J, Permanent ban 011 DES chemical use in livestock ordered OTTAWA (CP1 A per- manent ban on use of the hor- mone DES as a growth stimu- lant in livestock was ordered Tuesday by the federal food and drug directorate. In a trade letter to manufac- turers of veterinary drugs and livestock feed manufacturers, I tcct the public against possible Health Minister John Miuiro I health said the ban, which becomes DES. diethylslilbestrol. lias studies as a possible cause of cancer in any animal species. The drug was suspended fective Jan. 1, 1973, is to pro-1 been implicated in research' Canada in August by the food Produce U.S. war materials Canadian firms aivarded million and drag branch pending fur- ther investigation. Tlic United States also has banned its use in feeds. "It Ihc safety of this drug, when used, as a grou-th promotant, lias not i h e e n satisfactorily estab- listed." The Canadian action also is The announcement said: has been concluded that effective against implants the drug in muscle tissue. The trade letter, signed by Dr. A. B. Morrison, assistant deputy minister, health protec- tion branch, advised the drug now will be available only on prescription. At the time the temporary suspension was announced in of August, cattle breeders warned lliat a ban would cause higaer beef prices. Graeme Hedley, secretary-manager of the On- tario Beef Improvement Associ- ation, was quoted as saying farmers would have to more feed to fatten livestock. He predicted feed costs would rise about 10 per cent. MONTREAL (CP1 The department of industry, trade and commerce awarded more than J458 million between 1967 and 1971 to 154 companies in Canada producing war materials for the United States government, says n report released Tuesday. The report was prepared by seven university students led by Profesor S. J. Noumoff of jicGill University's political science. The How to Make a says the federal government supported selected development programs, paid half the cost of modernizing plant equipment and supported establishment of production of components and materials destined for use by U.S. forces in Indochina. The report says that 45 of the 154 companies were These companies received 40 per cent of the money granted by the Canadian government. The majority of the contracts were for transport aircraft, aircraft engines and airframe comjxineuts, electronic navigation and communication equipment, marine equipment, vehicle components and spare parts, the report says. Prof. Noumoff said liis researchers sent out 778 questionnaires to companies asking them if they received contracts from the Pentagon. They received 203 replies, and 73 companies acknowledged receiving U.S. defence department contracts. The report says four companies denied receiving such contracts although the Pentagon said they had. It says the four companies were: Canadian General Electric, North American Rockwell. WesUnghouse Canada Ltd. and Okanagan Helicopters Ltd. Canadian universities were among foreign universities and non-profit institutions that received grants from the for research, the says. McGil! University received for. basic scientific research from the Pentagon, the report says, compared to a ?35.725 grant in 10G7. The Universily of Toronto M5.0S8 in 1971, down from in 1967. The report says the University of British Columbia received in 1971 for research, development, testing and sei'vicewomen train liere OTTAWA (CP) Four posting n OTTAWA (CP) The immigration department hopes soon to appeal an immigration appeal board ruling Uiat immigration officers cannot legally de-porl visitors who cannot post a cash hond, a spokesman said today. N. M. Thurm, legal adviser to the department, said he hopes lfto have a case very shortly" that can be taken to the Federal Court of Canada, Leave to appeal must first be ohtained from t lie court, then the appeal iliclf must he heard. That process could result in a decision, "hopefully a favorable one, within t wo or three months, Mr. Thurm said. The move follows a on visitors who come to Canada with the intention of applying for lauded immigrant status once they are here. Immigration officers may require visitors to post a bond my go usually about SIM, that would x returned when the visitor goes home. If a visitor successfully applies for immigrant status the bond may or may not be returned. CAN NOT To apply for immigrant status, a visitor must not have worked during lus visit and must apply before the visiting period is over. The bonds are or.e method immigration officers have of checking whether or not a tourist is a visitor or a potential immigrant. Officers have the right to request a bond, but cannot deport people who refuse to put them up. In all cases, the onus is on the visitor to satisfy the immigration officer that he is only visiting. If a visitor refuses to post a hond, it may raise doubts in an officer's mind, eomin on financing EDMONTON (CP) The city cf Edmonton has taken a strong critical stand against the interim report of the Farran Commission on provincial municipal financing. In a brief to be submitted to the government, the city says the commission has not provided yn adequate study tis anticipated by the municipalities. The city says the problem must be studied by futltime, fully qii-.tifel personnel supported by research staff. The hiief suggests establishment of an appointed committee witJi the same terms of reference as the commission report criticized is headed by Roy Farran, Conservative MLA for Calgary North Hill. As an interim measure, the city suggests municipal grants ba increased so that property taxes will not have to bs raised. The brief made public Monday, claims that the trade-off in revenues suggested by Mr. Far-ran would leave Edmonton with a deficit of 1.3 mills and that proposals made to provide property tax rcb'ef apply to only 50 per cent of city residents. The remainder, who rent accommodation, would not benefit and would assume an additional tax load as a result of the servicewomen will begin 14 weeks of training courses tliis week at Canadian Forces bases in British Columbia and Ontario, the defence department announced Tuesday. Tile four, who arrived in Ottawa from Dar es Salaam Monday, will join Canadian officers in training at Chilliwck, B.C., and later at Borden, Ont., for courses in basic officers' training and personnel support administration. Hie Esther Ka-tcmba, ?.3. Zwacli Madr.wili, 23, Grace Mwakipunda. 18 and Jane Mhando, 18 are the first women from their country to train in Manitoba inci for highway WINNIPEG The Manitoba Motor Transport Board has approved an additional charge in highway freight rates within the province of SI a shipment, effective immediately. The increase Is in addition to a 50 cents a shipment surcharge the board approved in June, 1971. Truckers can charge an extra 75 cents for pickup and 75 cents for delivery. Tha transport board rates freight followed a long- standing application by the Manitoba Trucking Association for higher rates. The board is expected to rule later on other aspects of the association request. The Canadian Industrial Traf-fice League, a shippers' organi-ation that opposed the trucking association bid, estimates the surcharge will mean about a nine per cent rate increase for UNKNOWN' Outside of Canada and (lie United States, peanut butter is almost PENS Look What Buys In Toys To Tuck Away For Christmas Phone Orders and Deliveries On Orders of 4 or More Items 1. MODEl "MFC" KITS 2. CAKE MIX SET Mokes five little cakes. .sL-'P 3. TONKA ACTION SCRAMBLERS For little builders. Assorl- with Costing, decorotionj. 8 styles. Far- ed cars In scale. Accessories. 1 P r word ,hrusl Of wheel- Special, i rr Special inn n nnH rr each I -33 ard thrust or free wheel- ing. Ages 3 and 1 rr up. Sole, each I.3J 4. MIX CARRIER By Fisher Price. Holds six ptastic bottles; handled. 5. PtUSH TOY Washable. Assorted cudd- ly styles. Special, each 1.55 6. MODDIE MOD CLOTHES To fit 1 1 '.2" Barbie and other fashion dolls. 26 i rr Eacti.......... 1.33 7. PLAY DOH 8. 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