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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 15, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THE IETHBRIDCJ HERAID Wsdnetday, September 15, 1971 Health care costs consumer's worry bT. JOHN'S, Nflcl. (CP) Manitoba Hcallli Minister Rene Toupin unvciler) his plan for re- vamping Canadn's health care system nl the prcvtncia] health ministers' confer c n c c here Tuesday. Mr. Toupin said his health care concept, which is to be implemented in a number ol health centres in Manitoba, would cirrb "gal 1 o p i n g in- creases11 in the cost of health care, "particularly the enor- mous and escalating expense of hospitalization." Under bis proposal, consu- mers would have control of lo- cal healfh and social service centres and responsibility for policy and the administration of both funds and programs. He said this would avoid the necessity of having these pro- tjrams directly administered by government and "preclude their being excessively orienled in a professional or institutional di- rection." Mr. Toupui said consumer control would act as a vehicle two way communication the consumer and the program, and from the pro- gram to the consumer." The plan also proposes to In- tegrate professional services, so that a "health team" involv- ing mulli disciplinary group of physicians and allied health professionals would share facil- ities, patient records and ad- minis (ration. The third feature of the plan calls for block syslems of pay- ment instead of the fee-for-ser- vice system, which Mr. Toupin said "has a built in inflation- ary bias because of the incen- tive it provides to shift treat- ment upwards in the fee sched- ule whether or not such treat- ment is most appropriate." However, the federal govern- ment's decision to diminish its share of joint federal provin- cial health insurance programs means the provinces will be Ghort of money lo develop "al- ternate health delivery system? ternate health delivery systems necessary to bring health costs under Mr. Toupin said. The fed era! government's present financing formula "cops out of this critical of finding alternate methods of health care HURLBURT AUCTION SERVICE LTD. REGULAR EVENING AUCTION AT THE WAREHOUSE 1920 2nd Ave. 5., lelhbridgs THURSDAY, SEPT. 16th SALE STARTS P.M. TERMS CASH NO RESERVE 2 piece French Provincial chesterfield suite: 4' glass lop coffee table with matching step and end tables; 4-piece dark wood bedroom suite; Coffee table and 2 matching step tables (all in excellent Small desk. 11-TVs la-Admirals, Fleelwood. 2-Motorollas, Plulco, 4-baby cribs; Set bunk berls: 2-complete beds; 2-wringer washers; 4-aulo. washers, (Philco, Frigidaire, Inglis, 3-dryers. (Beatty, Inglis 3- slectdc ranges. (G.E.. Propane heater; Good wood bar; 5-bikcs: 5 combm'alion doors; 2-cartop car- riers; Bath tub; Quantity canning jars. 12' x 13' rug; 2-cIothes racks; Chrome, wood and fold- ing chairs; Exerciser; 2-pianters; 2-bookcases; 2-type- writers; 2-sump pumps; Cash register; Adding machine; Various pieces of luggage; Drapes; Berfspreads, Table cloths; Electric (Irons, toasters, deep fryers, hotplates, motors, knives, curlers, drills, light glass vases; Box tapes; Quantity of electric and hand tools; Tapestry; Rubber propane hose. Plui many, many other loo numerous fo mention. SPECIAL CHEST OF SILVER Setting for 8, 18J7 Roger Bros., Remembrance Pattern NEW 6 PIECE COOK SET VERY SPECIAL KLONDIKE HARDTOP TENT TRAILER z wheel HARDTOP TENT TRAILER 2 wheel For Further Information Contact: HURLBURT AUCTION SERVICE LTD. Phone 32B-4705 1920 2nd 5. Lethbridai AUCTIONEERS TED NEWBY KEITH ERDMANN Lie. No. 41 Lie. No. 438 NATURE ARTIST Af the opening of ihe showing of works by Canadian nature arti5ls at the Nalional Library in Ottawa Monday, Deputy Environment Minister Robert F. Shaw, ]efl. Dr. Theodore Mosquin, president of the Canadian Nature Foundation (centre) and artist Clarence Tillenius admire Mr, Tillenius' work "Monarch of the Can- adian Wilds." Mountain climbing club urges areas be maintained for beauty OTTAWA (CP) Canada's national mountain-climbing club urged today that mineral explo- ration in the Yukon be carried out in a way to make the terri- tory's mountains and beauty areas more accessible without destroying their scenic atid rec- reational values. S. D. Roseubauin of Ottawa, eastern vice president of the Al- pine Club of Canada, said there are many mountains in the Yukon yet unreached by climb- ers or tourists. "Many of them: appeal1 to be relatively gentle from a climb- ing point of view and thus admi- rably suited to mountain hikers arid scramblers who probably form a larger group of potential users than dedicated climbers Mr. Hosenbaum told the Com- mons northern development ccmmittee. The committee has resumed hearings on a government bill that sets out a new mining cede for the territory. The code im- poses strict regulations aimed protecting the Yukon environ- ment. CONTAINS SAFEGUARDS Mr. Rosenbaum said the gov- ernment bill appeared to con- tain enough safeguards for natu- ral beauty areas iti the terri- tory. But he added that the bill slvmld specify that the rights o[ Mitchell uaiucd to bank board VANCOUVER (CP) Ed- monton businessman A. Hoad- ley Mitchell has been elected to the bank of British Colum- bia's board of directors, bank chairman Albert E. Hall an- nounced here Mr. Mit c h c 11, president of MJlcbell and Associates Ltd., is well known to the Canadian business community, is a direc- tor Interprovincial Steel and Pipe Corporation Ltd., Roman Corporation and the Indepen- dent Petroleum Association of Canada. He also is a governor ol Ridley College, Toronto, and a member of the Edmonton ad- visory board, National Trust Company Limited. MOVING MEMORIAL MOUNT HAGE.V, Guinea (AP) The highland clan o[ G-ulke paid the Wallia clan to alone for the kill- ing of a Wallia warrior in tribal fighting 50 years ago. The Wai- lias used the money to buy a J97I (ruck, which they named after the dead man. ISSUE OF NON-CALLABLE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA BONDS DATED OCTOBER I, 19il Bank of Canada is authorized by the Minister of Finance lo receive subscriptions for a loan, to be issued for cash as follows: year 2 month 5i% bonds due December Issue price: 100.00% Yielding 5.25% to maturity Interest payable December 1 and June 1 Two months' interest payable December 197t Denominations: and and year 5i% bonds due October Issue price: 98.25% Yielding about 5.91% to maturity Jnlcrest payable April 1 and October t Denominations: and Bank of Canada has agreed to acquire a minimum of the new bonds, open as lo maturity. Proceeds of the offering will be used lo redeem of Government of Canada, bonds maturing October 1, 1971. The new 5i% bonds due October are an addition to of bonds due October 1, 1976 and April 1, 1971. The new bonds will be dated October and will bear interest from that date. Principal and interest are payable in lawful money of Canada. Principal is payable at any Agency of Bank of Canada. Interest is payable nt any branch in Canada of any chartered bank without charge. Definitive bonds will be available on October and thereafter in two forms: bearer form, with coupons attached and fully registered form with interest payable by cheque. Bonds of both forms will be in the same denominations and fully interchangeable as lo denomination form without charge (subject to Government transfer requirements where The new bonds are authorized pursuant lo nn Act of the Parliament of Canada and both principal and interest are a charge on iho Consolidated Revenue Fund of Canada. Applications for the DMT may be made, jnbjcct to allotment, IhrouRo. any investment dealer eligible to act primary dlslribnlor or IhrouRh any bank in Canada. claim holders do not include the right to prolu'bit or restrict entry to sight-seers, nature pho- tographers or mountain climb- ers. ErikNielsen (PC-Yukon) said most of the safeguards the club was seeking already were provided for in oUier legislation. The Whitehorse lawyer also noted that the club was asking for more power [or public serv- ants to oversee mining opera- tions. He asked Mr. Rosenbaum to consider whether he would want a government official to decide mountain climbers .could or could not do while engaged in their sport. Govt. explains export aid fund By CAliL MOLL1NS OTTAWA (CP) The govern- ment took psins Tuesday to in- sist that its proposed aid fund for exporting industries is not intended to subsidize experts in the face of new United States trade restrictions. That line provoked confusion in Ihe Commons finance com- mittee, especially since the aid fund has been billed as the gov- ernment's response to supple- mentary U.S. import duties im- posed Aug. 15, Further, only companies that normally export at least one- fifth of their production to the United States would quality for the proposed federal grants. Also, the grants would be di- rectly related to the U.S. sur- charge, covering up to tWo. thirds of the 10-per-cent levy at the U.S. border. Nevertheless, Bruce Howard Okanagan par- liamentary secretary to Trade Minister Jean-Luc Pepin, in- sisted repeatedly that the fed- eral grants were not intended to help Canadian exporters offset the impact of the U.S. sur- charges on selling prices in the U.S. market. At one stage during the com- mittee hearing of almost three hours it appeared from Mr. H o w a r d 's explanations that companies receiving the federaj grants would be unable to use the money to keep prices down. But he finally conceded under a barrage of questions that the funds could be used lo counter the U.S. duties and keep down selling prices. FOLLOWS U.S. STUDIES Mr. Howard's testimony on Bill C-262, tire employment sup- port bill debated in the Com- mons last week, fotlotml re- ports from Washington that U.S. authorities are studying the Ca- nadian measure to sec 15 It would undercut the U.S. pro- gram to restrain imports. Psul A. Volcker, U.S. treas- ury undersecretary, told a Se- nate committee in Washington Monday lhat officials are watdi- ing Bill C-262 to see if it consti- tutes Canadian retaliation. If so, the U.S. would take countervail- ing of higher import duties or similar bar- said. Mr. Howard, appearing on be- half of Mr. Pepin as the com- mittee began detailed study of Bill C-262, stressed that "it Li not an export-subsidy mea. sure." "I want lo make It clear that it is not to be construed as a retaliatory measure against tha American he said. The on'y aim was to maintain a satisfactory level of employ- ment. Economic review set for release OTTAWA (CP) The Eco- nomic Council of Canada's eighlh annual review, subtitled Design for Decision-Making, is to be released next week, the council said Tuesday. It will deal with the increas- ing role of government and how government decisions are and should be made. It will concen- trate on two subjects in federal and provincial jurisdiction- manpower policy and education. The council said that, barr- ing difficulties in printing and distribution, the report will be made public at noon next Thurs- day. mmm... taste the value Nabob's flavor message comes on strong, lells you why Nabob, in Western Canada, outsells all other ground coffees combined. Us famous quality blend never varies. And freshness is sealed in by an airtight poly liner. Buy Nabob. ;