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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - December 2, 1970, Winnipeg, ManitobaManitoba Centennial 1970 Winnipeg free press final edition vol. 78 no. 56 Price 10 cents comics 15 cents wednesday december 2, 1970 . . Forecast mostly Cloudy -10 and 15 Moonrise . Moonset . Over 2 years teachers get 10% increase 5% retroactive for 1970, 5% for 1971 arbiters won t set preparation time policy by John Gillespie a three Man arbitration Board has awarded Winnipeg s secondary and elementary teachers a 10 per cent salary increase in a two year contract but turned Down most of the teachers other requests in what some sources termed a disaster for the Winnipeg teachers association. The decision of the arbitration Board made Public wednesday was unanimous and is binding upon both parties. There is no recourse or Appeal on the matter. The Board awarded the teach ers a five per cent increase Over last year s salary sched ule retroactive to Jan. 1, 1970, and an additional five per cent increase effective Jan. The school Board offered the teachers similar increases before the dispute went to arbitration june 2. At one Point the Board had offered five per cent in the first year per cent in the second year and some time for preparation of lessons. Please see teachers Page 12 Quebec wants to pick immigrants Bonn envoy seized san Sebastian Spain a Basque terrorists kidnapped the honorary West German Consul in san Sebastian and Are holding him hostage for 15 Basque nationalists on trial thursday a French Basque organization reported to Day. The message was re ported to have said Schaefer s Fate depends on what happens to the 15 basques at their trial. Witnesses told police Schaefer who represents sever Al German Industrial firms in san Sebastian drove into his garage tuesday night then drove out again with several other men in the car. Police said a red car with French licence plates followed Schaefer s Sedan. By Victor Mackie Ottawa staff Quebec is putting pressure on the Cana Dian government to refuse immigrants headed for that prov Ince who Are unwilling to integrate into the French speak ing Milieu. This new pressure on Ottawa is expected to put Strain on relations Between the two governments which have been working harmoniously since the most recent outbreak of Fly terrorism. Immigration minister Otto Lang s office expressed Surprise Over the news reports coming Cut of Quebec City concerning this new development. An assistant to the minister said wednesday that so far As he was aware the request had not yet reached the ministerial level. It could be he suggested that the Quebec authorities had been putting pressure on Feder Al immigration department officials. In Quebec City the provincial immigration minister Francois Clouthier told a press Confer ence tuesday he is seeking changes in immigration Law a Federal responsibility. At present he said it goes against the interest of French the Montreal Gazette head lined the minister s declaration French or stay out Quebec seeks mr., Clouthier pointedly re fused to elaborate on the que Bec government policy. However he clearly indicated to the press that amendments his government is seeking to the immigration Laws must preserve the French speaking culture in that province Quebec has no Power to re fuse to admit immigrants to that province it was noted. The minister agreed and re please see Quebec Page 12 Pepin takes gloomy dec Trade View Britain s reassurances fail to convince by Victor Mackie Ottawa staff a gloomy forecast about the future of Canada British Trade after the United kingdom enters the dec the common was heard in the commons tuesday from Trade minister Jean Luc Pepin while the British tried to con Vince the canadians that the were exaggerating the and verse Impact on this country Trade of Britain joining the dec or. Pepin was clearly pessimistic in his report to the commons on his recent talks in London Brussels and Geneva Fie was there in october putting Forward Canada s interests in the current dec negotiations. In London the British sought to convince or. Pepin there would be always a Large mar get for Canadian hard wheat. It was needed to maintain the right balance in milling opera ions they said. Or. Pepin assured the House he Canadian government would continue to keep this country s interests to the fore with her Rading partners in Europe. Sex please see Pepin Page 5 govt. Bargaining skill decried Ottawa staff opposition Leader Robert Stanfield a used the Trudeau government tuesday in the commons of being negligent in failing to use its bargaining Powers to it a better trading Deal from Britain when she joins the european economic Community. The new democratic party Rade policy spokesman Max Saltsman joined in the Sharp attack on the administration launched by or. Stanfield. Or. French school Aid to Manitoba urged please see envoy Page 2 Powers Bill vote 174-31 Ottawa up the government gamed commons approval tuesday for its contentious Public order Bill but indications now Post to strenuous Senate attempts to revise the measure. The Liberal dominated com Mons approved the Public order temporary Mea sures act a vote of 174 to 31. The legislation would replace regulations now in effect under the War measures act. Opposed to passage of the Biu on which debate later j in the Senate were 171 new democrats 10 credit stes i and four Conn natives. Sukting m the 264-seat com i mans Liberal 153. Conservative 73, App 23, credit site is. In 4kpc9m0k in i the commons later tamed to Paris up the head of a rive member delegation from Manitoba said tuesday it is hoped the French government will help make Manitoba a. Truly bilingual province. Delegation Leader Larry Desjardins a member of the i Manitoba legislature for St. Boniface said the French Aid i could be in the form of books i records and even teachers. I the delegation due to return Home today was in France to study its school system youth programs and cultural establishments. It visited Bof cd Calix Amiens Grenoble and Paris. Or. Desjardins Toh a news conference the nip govern ment of Premier Screyer is dedicated to making Manitoba bilingual. A Bill had already been adopted giving French an equal footing with English. However the Protace wanted to investigate the possibility that France would support 5he province s efforts and provide assistance. Other members of the group included Robert Roy of the Winnipeg school system and the University of Manitoba Gerald Backland of the department responsible for Bilog nazism in the province Jean Kissinger in charge of Light and summer j courses Ami Arthur Coni Veau. J Deputy director of French courses i Manitoba. J or. Desk arms med that the Royal com Nawm Wiki of minded the establishment of a French language teachers College for the four Western provinces. Such a College he said could be built in St. Boniface with the help of Federal government Grants to promote bilingualism. St. Boniface already has a French language College a French weekly newspaper and French radio and television stations. Now. Said or. Desjardins its residents Are hoping for a French University. Also planned is a million cultural Centre for Manitoba s 80.000 French speaking Resi dents. Saltsman said the dec report by Industry Trade and com Merce minister Jean Luc Pepin to the House painted a pretty grim picture of the implications for Canadian Trade when Britain enters the dec. Or. Stanfield said or. Re pin s report on his findings Dur ing a recent visit to London and Brussels was bad news for Canadian exporters and particularly so for our Farmers who have been Selling millions of dollars Worth of produce a year on the British he said they must now contemplate c o m p e t i n g in the protected Market of dec. The Canadian government is i now faced with some chickens i coming Home to Roost. For the last two years the to ideas gov i eminent has followed a policy j of retrenchment in foreign affairs. We have indicated a Lack i of interest in the affairs of Bri Tain and the Commonwealth. We have partially withdrawn from participation in nato and we have not even bothered for almost a yesterday nov. 30 in fact to have an ambassador in Brussels which is where the action is As far As the common Market is con said or. Stanfield in his soothing indictment of the government. It was the opposition Leader s most effective at tack on the administration since he entered the House. J he said it was not surprising j forced decision Price limits abandoned business refuses to continue voluntary restraint after dec. 31 by Wayne Macdonald Ottawa special the Federal prices and incomes commission will aban Don its guidelines for Price and salary increases at the end of this year. Or. John Young chairman of the commission announced abandonment of the guidelines at a press conference tuesday following a Day Long meeting with More than 50 top Canadian businessmen. The decision was More or less forced on the commission be cause the businessmen who had agreed to the Price guide lines at an Ottawa conference last february made it Plain they were not willing to continue limiting Price increases. At the february meeting the business Community had agreed to keep Price increases below Cost increases until dec. 31 this year. Or. Young said the commis Sion had asked the industrialists to voluntarily continue the Gui Deline through the first six months of 1971, but a majority had refused. The commission had no Powers to Force the business men into continued restraint. Or. Young added he did not think abandonment of the guidelines would result in major Price increases at the beginning Flam i and smoke boil High into the air tuesday As a Rig Burns out of control in the pm of Mexico some 60 Miles South of new Orleans. Two peo ple died As 60 workers jumped 75 feet into the water below to escape flames from the Flash fire. West Europe to boost defence contributions from Brussels up ten european members of the North Atlantic treaty organization announced plans today to spend about million in Europe As a result when a Canadian visited London and Brussels As please see govt. Page 6 Tommy Waits for Christmas Santa Claus never called an defence during the next five years in addition to the million a year they Are spend ing now. The 10 nato members said their decision was made on the basis that the United states whose forces in Europe Are of critical political and military significance for the common Security of the whole nato area j would for its part maintain i those forces at substantially j current the defence ministers of the i 10 nations presenting their plan to . Defence Secretary Mel Vin Laird called it a special and wide ranging european de Fence the defence ministers also discussed policy issues concern ing the a 11 i a n c e s nuclear forces informed sources said. They examined reports from the Alliance s eight nation nuclear planning group which has been working out political guidelines for the initial defence tactical use of nuclear weapons in Case of any hostilities. The group at its last meeting in Ottawa in also completed technical studies on the possible role of atomic demolition charges. But the sources emphasized that no decision has been made on installing any atomic land mines. Fishing tows. Today it a or. Part urns to Vwe the Arfer me. Sra m she pm wms 2. Atm

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