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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - October 16, 1970, Winnipeg, ManitobaWinnipeg free press Friday october 16, 1970 15 too much poverty social workers Ottawa up Canada has shown a doubtful commit ment to end poverty although one Quarter of the total Popula million in poverty the Manitoba association of social workers told the Senate poverty committee thursday. The association says that one in five canadians lives on a Bucher to retire from Navy Monterey Calif. Reuter cmdr. Lloyd Bucher 43, for Mer Captain of the ill fated . Spy ship Pueblo will retire from the Navy next year after 20 years service it was announced Here this week. Bucher whose ship and Crew of 82 were seized by North Korea in 1968, said the Navy exercised no pressure upon him1 but that he Felt he could not pass the physical examination necessary for further Pronio Tion. He has been stationed at the Navy Post graduate school Here since the Pueblo affair was officially closed. His career prospects were compromised by a Navy Board of inquiry recommendation that he be court Martiale for sur rendering his ship without a fight. Subsistence level income and the poor often get the wors schools and the most inadequate staff. Many teachers have Middle class attitudes and expectations including contempt for the the minimum wage of an hour in Manitoba would make it More profitable for a Man with a wife and two Chil Dren to go on welfare. The association of about 300 social workers says an adequate guaranteed income should be a Long Range objective of War on poverty beginning with the nation s children. Children have no effective earning Power of heir own and th3ir physical mental and so Cial Well being will be reflected in the state of the entire Cana Dian Community for years ii fact generations to said the association Brief to the com Mittee. We submit that a vigorous development and Extension of the family allowance program should be an immediate prior the association says family allowance should be taxable in ome to allow total recovery rom families not needing it. It also urges allowances be paid to mothers in recognition of the social value of their labor in caring for their other recommendations included i drastic expansion of Low in ome housing facilities housing and care for the aged pre school programs rec rational services developmental and vocational training homemaker and Home nursing services. Establishment of Community development Banks to allow citizen s groups to Start their own local improvements. Formation of a fiscal policy which views taxation wage in come and direct social allow Ance As an integrated program through which an adequate level of income is assured for All. The most urgent priorities for Jie aged might be provision of additional social utilities along with increased opportunities for part time productive employ nent the Brief said. Wheat markets less cluttered Ottawa up world wheat markets Are slightly less cluttered by surpluses this fall largely because of Canada s Sharp curtailment of its production last summer and a substantial increase in August Export shipments. Figures published in the monthly wheat review wednes Day by the Dominion Bureau of statistics show total supplies available for Export sept. 1 in Jie four major exporting co inv Ries Down by five per cent to million bushels million a year earlier. But the total equals about two years of average Export ship ments by the four major producers. The year to year reduction in Canada s by 213.6 million bushels to million increases in Australia and Argentina. The . Supply changed Only marginally in with a reduction of less than five million bushels to just Over million. Canadian wheat and flour exports in August first month of the new crop year amounted to 45.7 million Tri ple the amount in August 1969. The August Export shipments just about matched tallies for that month in 1964 and 1965, standing second Only to the record 67 million bushels shipped out in August 1966. The increase in Canadian exports accounted for most of an Advance of More than 50 per cent in total exports by the four Mam producers to More than 125 million bushels from 82 Mil lion a year ago August. . August exports were up by about 14 million bushels to 51.3 million Australia s slipped by 2.6 million bushels to 21.8 million and Argentina s moved ahead of 1.3 million bushels to million. The Canadian stockpile car ried Over at the end of the crop butter output dips Geneva butter production in the world s major Dairy producing countries totalled 10.8 billion pounds during 1969, Down 1 per cent from 1968. Year july 31 amounted to a brought total available Cana Dian supplies for the current record million bushels. But the Small new crop crop year Down to Mil lion bushels from million last year. After subtracting estimated Domestic requirements of 175 million bushels that left Canada million bushels for Export or surplus this crop year compared with million last year. Exports in the last crop year amounted to 346.6 million bushels. But with brisker sales and a quicker Start to Export shipments this year the total is expected to be Between 400 Mil lion and 500 million bushels. Dancers to tour the West the contemporary dancers will perform in 15 centres Dur ing a tour of British Columbia Alberta and the Northwest territories scheduled for late february and Early March 1971. Tour is part of the group s policy to bring dance entertain ment to isolated regions of the country said Robert Hollway managing director. The troupe has been is rely received by audiences in these communities during former Tours he added. The company will open its Home season with three performances nov. 6 and 7 at St. Mary s Academy auditorium. It will then tour Manitoba during november Ontario Dur ing december and Saskatchewan during january before embarking on the . Leg of the journey. Reviews Quetico policy Toronto up Premier John Robarts told the Ontario legislature wednesday the government is reviewing its policy of allowing Timber cutting in Quetico Park in Northwestern Ontario. Or. Robarts said the govern ment has no intention of allow ing the Park to be Al though he called some critics of Timber cutting quite irrational the government s review he Taid would try to determine whether Timber cutting rights granted to several companies Are damaging the Park As a wilderness Forest Marchand will visit Rivers Gimli Ottawa staff regional economic expansion minister Jean Marchand told the com Mons thursday lie plans to visit Rivers and Gimli in Manitoba sometime next week to discuss their problems and see what can be done about assisting the areas in View of the closing Down of the bases. J he was replying to a question from Walter Dinsdale or. Marchand1 could not name the specific Date on which he win visit the two Manitoba centres. Visitors flock to metro Parks warm september weather brought 29 per cent More people oat to visit metro Parks during us month than in september of last year. Visitors to the zoo at As of Boitt Park Totol fed and Tirc g. Roots arrived from England and zoological a Telal Seal Jan x a new image for the Young Man of to Day. Dressed tip and ready to take com Mand. Exciting scene stealing designs. 3x2 double by casters or 3x3 Dou ble your fun in these All Wool blend suits in the latest muted Browns Greys blues and greens. Here s your personal Chance to take command and stride into the seventies. Sizes 35 to 42. Of 7h-i1u Tim the look for this fall More thin i9 blazers adventurous Douwe breasted buttoned of and ready lot action. Away to a n6w scene. To be Way Hie in your new Virgin Wool often or gom coloured Blazer. Mai it match Plain and Jet Lor a whole

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