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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - October 15, 1970, Winnipeg, ManitobaWinnipeg free mess thursday october 15, 1970 Farmers say Banks refuse Loans for soviet tractors by Victor Mackie Ottawa staff agriculture minister h. A. Olson con firmed wednesday he has received complaints from Farmers that chartered Banks Are Refus ing Loans under the farm improvement Loans act for the Purchase of russian built trac tors. The question was raised in the commons by Rod Thomson nip he said that a Canadian firm is having difficulties in Selling russian farm equipment in Canada. He asked if the govern ment is considering offering financial help to the firm or. Olson said he has received some letters and other communications regarding the financing of some of these trac tors in the Normal Way that other imported tractors Are financed for the Farmers in Canada. We have had some discus Sions with the finance depart ment. There is no consideration being Given to any special financing Only in the Normal Way under programs such As the farm improvement Loans act and so on that apply to these equipment sales and other imported or. Olson said. Farm improvement Loans Are backed by the government outside the House or. Olson said the russian tractors Are being imported by an Oakville firm. He said he has received some complaints about financing purchases from Farmers. The russian built tractors Are being offered retail at about per horsepower compared to an average of for those imported from Britain. He said that czechoslovakian and Rou Manian tractors have been also available in Canada at about the same Price As the russian tractors. Two russian built machines have been under test at the Cen trial experimental farm in Ottawa said or. Olson. They fulfil Canadian require ments with respect to hydraulics cabs and other fittings. They have been operated about hours without major difficulty. Only drawback appears to be that they Are not Well painted and for that reason do not have a Good appearance. Lome Nystrom nip Yorkton Melville said in View of the High farm machinery prices As pointed out by the Barber commission report the minister should indicate what action the government has taken in accordance with the recommendations of that re port. Or. Olson said he would be Happy to comply with that re quest but it would have to be at another time in the proceedings of the commons when he could make a detailed statement. Doctors May end strike Quebec up legislation ordering Quebec province s striking medical specialists Back to work May be introduced today at a special session of the Quebec National Assembly called to Deal with the strike. In announcing the session at news conference wednesday Premier Robert Bourassa Sai the introduction of legislation t get the Quebec federation medical specialists Back on the Job would depend on the Situa Tion before the special session begins at 3 . Fly tragedy9 opens new Era the kidnapping of British Trade commissioner James Cross and Quebec labor min ister Pierre Laporte Marks the end of one Era and the begin Ning of another in Quebec i French Canadian journalist Lange Chaput Rolland said Here wednesday. Madame Rolland who is in Winnipeg for the cultural mosaic Congress being held Here this week told newsmen that some thing is dead in Quebec and a new Page is turning what that Page will be who she said it was a very difficult situation for All canadians and a very emotional one for her because she has been a Friend of or. Laporte for years. 25 what is More important two but never dreamed they were so Well organized and so violent. But if you look beneath this you see in the Fly a blueprint for a better social she said. At the same time however she discredited the liberation St movement As a valid political party and said Quebec is still a democratic province a very free she said that while there is no link Between the Fly and the parti quebecois the Quebec separatist party led by Rene Levesque the Fly actions Are hurting or. Levesque s cause both from within the province and across Canada. Too Many people believe the Fly is linked with or. Leves que this is not she chose to Call the Kidnap pings a tragedy and said that since last thursday Only ont Quarter of the Mem Bers of the federation have been on duty at hospitals in the prov Ince. The Assembly also will Consi Der legislation to put the prov Ince s medical care insurance plan into effect nov. I without the doctors prior approval. Cer Tain modifications of the plan were also to be discussed. Or. Bourassa returned to Quebec during the Day following closely guarded meetings in Montreal this week to discuss the kidnappings last week of labor minister Pierre Laporte and British Diplomat James Cross. The kidnappings caused postponement of discussions on the medical care situation by the human lives or the survival of perhaps some Good will come out of them regardless of the Fate of the two men. Some change will come it has she said. Canadians can no longer say and believe it will not happen Here because it our Laws i do not know it is impossible to she said. But one thing is certain Madame Rolland said the front de liberation do Quebec has created a backlash by its action and it has turned away much of the support which it had in Madame Rolland said that French Canada. The whole of Quebec part of the change must come in Montreal itself a City National Assembly which were to have been held monday. Earlier in the Day in Mont real the Quebec College of physicians and surgeons called for he striking doctors to return to Ivory immediately. In a lie Quebec association of hos Italy described the strike As intolerable and prejudicial to he health of the and called on the government to Ake corrective measures. Or. Augustin Hoy College Reg Star said in an interview that request was made because patients Are in need of he said copies of the College s Appeal were sent to federations representing the striking specialists general practitioners and Premier Bourassa. But the medical specialists said in a statement after a meeting of the federation s executive that the specialists do not intend to go Back to work at this time. They labelled As false reports from the health department which were endorsed by the Quebec College of physicians and surgeons saying the Situa Tion was critical. Or. Roy said that some Quebec doctors have taken pre the majority strongly re which she said has grown too luminary measures to move jets the violence and the a Rich for the rest of the prov a their practices out of the prov Madame Rolland a Veteran journalist for both French and English newspapers and the author of several books on French Canada said part of the prob Lem stems from a situation in Quebec where too few Are too Rich and too Many Are too poor. She said that at one time she Felt seriously about the Fly Ince. She said she hoped mayor Jean Drapeau will be Able to continue to Lead the City but with a Strong opposition to exer Cise some controls and in some Way enforce controls Over the whole province. In this respect she said no Ince. He said Many had applied in the last two months for certificates of competence necessary to practise in other provinces or the United states. 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