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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - November 19, 1970, Winnipeg, ManitobaWinnipeg free press. Thursday. November 19. 1970 will emphasize poverty fight by Arlen e bill1nkoff i the Manitoba delegation to Liberal policy con i Ference this weekend in Ottawa will Zero in on regional develop ment and poverty with special emphasis on a form of Guaran teed annual income. Manitoba Liberal Leader i. H. Asper said thursday at a n e w s conference at Liberal Headquarters that while the conference will Deal with 11 subjects he will concentrate on regional development and tax measures to alleviate poverty. If the regional development and tax r e s o 1 u t i o n s go through the problems of Mani Toba Are on the Way to being Many of the proposals Are merely Extension of Federal positions which said or. Asper Are too these include resolutions on taxation Tariff policies variation of Grants under the department of regional economic expansion and. Altered functions of the Industrial development Bank. Others will be controversial he said. These include a resold t i o n on Senate Reform and another one calling for a watch dog Agency to evaluate govern ment economic policies. The guaranteed annual in come the establishment of a negative income tax system is seen As a key measure to fight poverty. It would be based on the principle of ensuring an. Adequate income for All canadians whose income in is below the poverty line. This line would be defined annually. The Means test must be abolished said or. Asper. How Ever he admitted that administering the negative income tax scheme would be difficult. The incentive to work must be maintained and i Don t want to encourage employers to pay he said that the fiscal attack to poverty should be combined with a social attack. Govern ment involved should co ordinate and standardize their efforts to overcome the human problems associated with poverty and Low income Fame states the Resolution. Another Resolution proposes that the Senate be composed of elected representatives with two senators from each prov Ince with the possible except at least once a week take to always Josf dynamic american for fresh new ideas in furniture discover Winnipeg s contemporary furniture Centre furniture paintings accessories 222 Mcdermut Alpert pm. 942-3279 by Max Steimen and Sens auction Sale of a Quantity of new toys games dolls and household furniture and appliances at Carter s auction rooms 309 Carlton Street fri., now. 20th at . Ira Mcfetr we who self a i wow rays. A wac. Etc. A Waif car 4 Matching dryer. In camera m Feather Cne with prof Cefi Spegel a Mew wafer Watrt Coffee i tame i tic Glass tray for fret wet Cocot Erlieu it. Cir inc in town Otott cup ii dmar. Refer wife. Lotf Fivi of Molefe a Mph. Fenier a ref ease. Tion of Prince Edward Island which would have Only one. It urges that the Senate s Legisla Tive jurisdiction be made con current with that of the House of commons. In that Way Western Canada would have 40 per cent of the Power in the Senate said or. Asper thus giving the Region and other regions besides the Ontario Quebec Axis an Opportunity to be heard and to affect policy. He stressed that in All eco nomic issues regional application must be considered. The Universal application of policies does t make sense said or. Asper since different regions were affected differently. For instance How could the same anti inflation policy work effectively in both Toronto and por Tage la Prairie to this end one Manitoba Resolution urges that the Struc Ture of the Industrial develop ment Bank and the Bank of Canada be changed so that they can be used to stimulate development in slow growth pro Vinces. Resolutions also urge changes in the program of the depart ment for regional economic expansion allowing agriculture resource development and professional activity to qualify for assistance As Well As service industries. Or. Asper will recommend that the department s program which provides for Specia Grants to cities and municipal ties to provide facilities to at tract Industry should be Broad ened to include social Cultura and recreational amenities which slow growth areas May need. You need More than Bridges and sewers said or. Asper. The department s Grant pro Gram should be amended that Cash Grants will vary be tween provinces in order to compensate for differences in provincial tax bases the Mani o b a delegation will recommend. Along the same lines the department s program of Industrial development Grants should also vary from province to province the Resolution continues. Once that varied Grant Struc Ture exists it recommends that a National policy be established for regional incentives which would discourage provincial government from engaging in Hiuer provincial Competition for Industrial development through Grants and loan programs. In line with or. Asper s previous recommendations for lax Reform the Manitoba Reso Lution urges that the present Reform plan based on the White paper be evaluated and re structured to make certain that he Reform program becomes a positive weapon in the fight against continued regional eco logic disparity. This is More imaginative Aid or. Asper. Tax Reform should be biased in favor of certain economic results we must create to make the changes a continual thing the Manitoba Dele gation wants to see a Perm a nent study group the equalization of Opportunity division established within the depart ment for regional economic expansion. Such a group would continually evaluate Federal policies and recommend specific action subsidies and Grants to overcome existing barriers to economic growth in disadvantaged there is disparity of Opportunity in about 60 per cent of Canada said or. Asper. In Manitoba economic Opportunity s very scarce compared to a person living in another he pointed out that the ural Manitoban s income is about one half that of an Urban resident and that about one third of the province s Popula Tion live in poverty. Equality of Opportunity must be More than a a Manitoba Resolution will also urge that companies be Given financial incentives to establish Day care centres with government Only stepping into the role of Initiator and opera Tor of such centres when the private sector fails to respond. Another Resolution Calls for j municipal representation at future Federal provincial finance ministers conferences in recognition of the growing import Ance of this aspect municipal of Public jockey Johnny Longden has More than 5.000 victories. Salt Lake City Waters of the great Salt Lake in Utah Are about 23 per cent Salt in intent. By contrast the Salt Content of the Atlantic Ocean is bout 3.5 per cent. 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