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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - December 18, 1970, Winnipeg, ManitobaWinning free press. Friday dec Emir 1970 Holiday truce declared Saigon a . And South vietnamese forces in Vietnam will observe 24-hour ceasefires for Christmas and new years but informed sources said american bombers would continue heavy raids on North vietnamese Supply routes in Laos and Cambodia during the truces. The Allied commands announced today that their forces in Vietnam would hold their fire unless attacked from 6 dec. 24 Saigon time until 6 Christmas Day and from . New year s eve to 6 Jan. 1. The Viet Cong announced ear Lier that its forces would observe ceasefires of three Days each Over Christmas and new years and four Days for the tet festival of the lunar new year the last week in january. The ceasefires proclaimed last year by the opposing sides were of the same length. Ont. Police cleared Forest area new Haven Connecticut has about two million acres of Forest land in its total area of acres. And to escape prosecution for traffic offences. Or. Shulman said in his speech that the Opp gave Duke a permit to carry a gun Al though he had a criminal record. The permit was revoked last december after Duke pleaded guilty to a charge of threatening Elizabeth Citron a Friend of mrs. Duke by Point ing a gun at her. Or. Justice Grant said Opp commissioner Eric silk had been ignorant of Duke s record when he accepted an invitation to the businessman s Home in april 1963, and subsequently at a luncheon with a number of senior Opp officers. The report blamed or. Silk s subordinates for permitting the commissioner to accept the original invitation said the r e t u in invitation should not have been tendered on such Short acquaintance. By inviting Duke to such a luncheon silk was clothing him with approval. It was a Public endorsement of him As a Friend of police officers. When the commissioner Learned of Duke s record four months Ater he ordered an immediate halt of All social relationships by Opp personnel with him and officials of his Awn equipment firm. Staff supt. A. M. Rodger and supt. Albert Wilson were subsequently suspended and face continued charges of disobeying or. Silk s order. Or. Justice Grant said supt. Wilson was the officer who advised the commissioner to accept Duke s invitation and that he had also asked an Opp inspector to reduce a speeding charge against Duke although he was aware of the business Man s continuing driving infractions. The report said supt. Wilson s failure to warn or. Silk of Duke s criminal record and his boasts of influence with senior officers was he apparently thought that his relationship with Duke was More important than the duty he owed the Force. His continued relationship with the lat Ter after contrary instructions is evidence of his utter Lack of appreciation of his responsibilities As a senior Law enforce ment the report dealt at length with the disappearance of careless driving charge against March 23, 1968, on which there was conflicting evidence from supt. Rodger and Insp. J h. Jones who said the superintendent had asked that the charge be withdrawn. The superintendent had testified that he had discussed the Case but had not asked for a withdrawal. Three copies of Duke s traffic ticket disappeared from a court officer s in tray and the charge never reached court. Or. Justice Grant said he was satisfied that supt. Rodger had suggested that the charge be withdrawn but had Given no order. There had been nothing improper in the suggestion he said but in View of the superintendent s social relationship with Duke he would have been More discreet to consult a Crown attorney. Dealing with the handling of mrs. Citron s complaint against Duke or. Justice Grant said he was satisfied that it had been properly handled by police and Law enforcement officers. The report noted evidence that a number of senior Opp officers had received Christmas gifts from the Duke Lawn equipment co. Auto workers go Back Index based on the value of in 19g1, rises by More than 5 Points. The Oshawa local endorsed the contract to 543. Other votes St. Catharines to 244 Windsor to 147 Ste Therese que., to 101 Frigidaire Toronto 537 to 126 London 512 to 8. Or. M c d e r m o 11 told the Oshawa members we came through for you and i m telling you now this was a hard Strug Gle and if it had t been for the guts of your negotiating com m i 11 e e from Oshawa we would t have won All that we the wage parity Issue also Drew comment at the other meetings but the vote indicated satisfaction with the Deal that vill bring Canadian workers Jack to base rate parity with United states pm workers in december next year. Then Canadian workers will be making the an hour . Workers settled for last month. Increases of three per cent in each of the second and third years of the contract will maintain Equality with the . Base. But to get where they Are continued Canadian workers had to give up a five cent Cost of living float which the americans got on top of their base and they also have to give up the first 13 cents of Cost of living increases. The Union did get the com Pany to agree to a faster rising Cost Omi ving one cent per hour increase for every .04 Rise Vin the 1961-base Index rather than the old .06 Factor on the 1949-based scale. The company traded off a million loan it made to the Union s bankrupt supplementary unemployment benefits fund for forgiveness of refunds it owed workers when the government took Over health care plans. The Money was to have been repaid Over a 10-week period at the rate of u cents an hour for each employee. Nuclear Power leap criticized Ottawa Ontario Hydro and atomic Energy of Canada not the Feder Al the key Deci Sions that launched Canada into the expensive nuclear Power business ,.says the Senate science policy committee re port. As a result Canada. Jumped into a highly sophisticated and costly technology without the Industrial ability to translate Laboratory applications of nuclear Energy into Power stations. The committee says it meant years of Industry learning As it went along and eventually decl undertook much of the work itself. Canadian investment in nuclear Power is estimated at about billion. Atomic Energy has one Plant at Douglas Point ont., feeding Power into Ontario Hydro which has other units under construction at Pickering near Toronto. While the Senate committee does not say so the key period it describes covered the final years of c. D. Howe the War time and Post War Dynamo of the Federal Cabinet Lipse responsibilities included atomic Energy. At Chalk River ont., in 1963, decl and Ontario Hydro officials met and decided to go ahead with a nuclear Power important decisions such As the Type of nuclear reactor natural uranium fuel heavy water made in the succeeding months by decl. This was partly because Canadian scientists were experienced in this reactor and partly because it was thought too expensive to build facilities for producing an alternative fuel enriched uranium. In retrospect says the com Mittee in its report tabled these considerations May not be As sound As they seemed at the time. It cites arrangements made by other countries to get enriched uranium fuel from the United states and Canada s troubles getting a Domestic Supply of heavy j water. _ the knowhow acquired at Chalk River was greatly it adds. By 1954, it was decided that a demonstration Power reactor would be designed and devel oped by private Industry As preparation for building larger commercial plants. Canadian general electric was picked to do the Job. But the Federal Cabinet in june 1959 decided to authorize construction of a bigger 200 megawatt reactor at Douglas Point. This meant going ahead before the prototype was finished. This Hasty apparently based on Ontario Hydro s need for but design and development were withdrawn from general electric s by now experienced team and Given to decl s nuclear Power Plant division. This other decision was apparently also imposed by on Tario Hydro which did not wish to Deal with a private company that had been granted a monopoly when the time came to build its own the committee says it was wrong to neglect technology and design As was done in the 1950s. It says useful guidance and assistance could have been Given decl by an effective and impartial Central machinery for science and technology which had a Clear View of the objectives and of the strategy to be used. More lids than jobs Ottawa Only three up Canada is years away from j 6learn j i from Japan Ottawa up Canada can learn a major lesson from the Success of Japan in combing the world for scientific and technological information to translate into new products and new technologies the Senate science policy committee re ported thursday. Japan spends heavily on scientific and technological info m a t i o n and on a highly developed technical ability. This enabled them to produce innovations quickly and Success fully from the inventions of says the committee s first report tabled thursday. Canada s subordinate position in the International scientific and technological Community should Lead to much greater producing nearly twice As Many pad research workers As there Are jobs for them says the Senate science policy commit tee. J the committee says there is fundamentally i wrong with the scientific Man i Power situation in j we Are apparently product i ing undesirable surpluses in j certain areas and tolerating serious gaps in others that Are j paralysing important research functions in the report was tabled thurs Day. Reporting on evidence from outside the government the committee says there is Evi Dence most holders of Pedrin science and engineering will have to find jobs in Industry either in Canada or abroad. But h also cites evidence that Industry sees too few engineers and geophysicists on the horizon. And the committee says Industry is concerned whether the training and attitudes of a adj graduates fits them for working in Industry. Canadian industrialists Are seriously concerned about the nature of Canada s University j training. Government witnesses emphasized shortages of econ emphasis on the gathering j mists of other social scientists and distribution of International and of environmental and other life scientists. The committee says forecasts by the National research cown cil of zoom pad graduates by 3373 and Only jobs for Rev on imports of innovations them cannot be far wrong and tie Senate committee says that in Canada As is Sowe other cart rec jes a Jesee policy from the be Sassy pure research and either tied technological this would pot is in a bet Ter position to import knowl Edge and inventions and innovate ourselves rather than to each Purchase Royal. Red. Green and to 6 v tall. Royal Blue. X Stripe. Wilb your Nurtha you the considerable evidence or a s to use committee about ice need for a re babe Sci it Fife Tec Sacal it Tina Ike by Feis so report Waisim cauda from abroad. Tace Cen Ritter Road testes Fucai tree it is song Vaimoe is a tet Canto of code m goes As tar Neil so Sec. 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