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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 2, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE LFIHBRIOOE Saturday, Stptamlier 1, 1W2- Canada? s mother tongue f English9 By JAMES NELSON' OTTAWA (CP) Nearly 13 million resicienls of Canada re- ported In the 1971 census that their mother longiie is English, on Increase of more than 21 per cent from the 1351 census. Statistics Canada has report- ed that the number who report- ed French as their mother tongue rose lo up 13.1 per cent from in the 10-yenr period. The census bureau said the number of residents reporting English as their mother tongue rose lo 12.975.610 ill the 1971 census from in the 1961 census. The number who reported mother tongues other than Eng- lish or French in the 1D71 cen was 2.800.850 up IS per cent from in WG1. Of the 2.8 million. re- ported last year that their mother tongue is German. This figure dovn about half of one per cent from 1071, but German remained the third most widely-held mottier tongue. More than 60 per cent of the German-speaking population lived in the four western prov- inces and 33 per cent lived in Ontario. ITALIAN VOURT1I In counting the 21.5 million residents of Canada last year, the statistics con- INSURANCE LIABILITY BONDS AUTO FIRE ROSSITER AGENCIES ITD. ESTABLISHED 1711 low.i floor SI7 4th Avo. I. rhcrm 327-1541 .hiding the census under its old name, the Dominion Bureau of people what language they first spoka and sli'l understood. The bureau reported Wednes- day that Italian surged into fourth place among mother tongues, displacing Ukrainian which held fourth place in the 1961 census. There were people ri polling Italian as their mother tongue last year, up 59 per cent from 1961. Those reporting Uk- rainian were down 14 per cenl to People reporting Dutch as their mother tongue were down one-tenth of one per cent, to and Polish was down per cent to Statistics Canada said there were only residents in all Canada who listed their mother longu? as Italian in the 1961 census, but last year, there were more than (hat number livmg i.i Montreal, Toronto ar.< Hamilton alone. Nearly 64 per cent of those reporting Italian lived in On tario last year, and 25 per cen lived in Quebec. About 10 pe cent lived west of the Ontario Manitoba border. GIVES BREAKDOWN By provinces and territories Statistics Canada reported tlii division of people reportin English and French, respec lively, as their mother tongue: Newfoundland, an Nova'Scotia an Prince Edward Islan and New Brum wick and Que bcc and Ol lario and Manitoba and Saskatchewan an 31.605; Alberta M! British Columbia 255 and Yukon and 450: North west Territork and WE'VE MOVED KIRBY COMPANY of LETHBRIDGE Are Now Located At 210-13th Street South Phone 328-8962 c hallenge onadian rmed [dventure f orces uture A Military Career Counsellor will be al the Bridge Town House Motel, from noon to p.m., 6 and 7 September 72 to discuss career o-pportunities in Canada's Armed Forces and to take applications for enrolment. If you ore Interested, are of good character, are a Canadian citizen, married or single, in good health and between the of 17 and 24, enquire about trade vacancies available. If you are considering University this fall enquire about our subsidized educational programs. You get paid getting a degree at no expense to yourself and are assured of a good job when you graduate. FOOD FOR THE NORTH Supervisor Herb Werner overseas loading of pounds of food 1o be flown to northern coastal communities. Two lots of food were flown out of Vancouver lo communities including Ocean, Falls and Bella Bella where the dock strike has stopped normal food shipments. Leukemia cure hope raised by Soviet breakthrough WASHINGTON (AP) A lop American cancer researcher said here a seeming Soviet breakthrough in leukemia re- search raises "new hope, ah- solutcly" for developing ways to prevent or improve treat- ment it the disease and cer- tain other malignancies. Dr. John B. Moloney of His National Cancer Institute said this hope would embrace leu- kemia and leukemia like dis- eases and also sarcomas, con- nective-tissue cancers. These together comprise 000 of the new cases of all forms of cancer in the United States annually. Dr. Maloney, an associate scientific director of NCI, saiil ho progress reported by the Russians consists of developing kemia in primates moiv keys or baboons after inocu for lating them blood from Autonomy unions advocated TORONTO (CP) A policy paper prepared for the annual conference of the Committee for an Independent Canada says the country's 175 unions should eventually be merged into 35 or fewer all Canadian unions. The committee, wliich claims between and sup- porters, was established last year to oppose United States economic and cultural domina- tion of Canada. The conference will be held in Edmonton Sept. 14-17. The policy paper says the first step in autonomy for Ca- nadian trade unionists would be the election of regional and na- tional councils to give Canadian control of policies, revenue, ex- penditures and staif. Canadian sections of interna- tional unions would have author- ity to affiliate with any local, provincial or national union. The Canadian Labor Congress must cease "awarding jurisdic- tion to international unions in the resource, manufacturing and service industries to the virtual exclusion of the national unions." human leukemia patients. SPEAK TO REPORTERS Dr. Boris Lapin, director ol he Institute of Experimental Pathology and Therapy at Suk- humia, in the Soviet Union's Georgia, the chief investigator on the Russian leukemia proj- ect, attended the news confer- ence where Moloney spoke. Maloney said there is a "strong suggestion" that the Soviets might have isolated a human leukemia virus for tho first time. Moloney sa'd American scion. tisls are planning to get some of the virus material from the Russians during a medical mis- sion to Mocow in October. He said NCf scientists will :ry to reproduce it in large quantities at the onetime army aboratory at Fort Detrick, Ud., a part of an effort to du- plicate the Riissian results and also pin down the nature of the MEMORIALS... 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