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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - October 30, 1970, Winnipeg, ManitobaWinnipeg free press Friday october 30, 1970 nuclear Lapierre devices slams police opposed Ottawa Ftp West Ger Many will not accept the stationing of atomic land mines on its soil As part of a nato shield against soviet attack it became Clear thursday. Responsible German sources said Public opinion in the fed Oral Republic would oppose deployment of the devices subject of discussions Here of the nato nuclear planning group. The United states was under stood to have prepared a paper for the group s Semi annual con Ference setting out a plan by which nato commanders would be permitted to move atomic mines close to potential crisis areas. The decision to use them in an East West showdown would still rest with political authorities. However if such a policy is approved at the two Day meet ing ending today it appears it will apply Only to nato s South Ern flank in Greece and Turkey. The two Are said to be recep Tive to the idea of land mines in areas of their territory opposite Russia and Bulgaria. By Terry Corcoran Montreal special my Gill University professor l a u r i e r Lapierre charged thursday that the Canadian armed forces were called into Quebec in part because of a collapse of police information and intelligence on the activities of the terrorist Fly. Speaking at a Mcgill univer sity teach in to protest the War measures act or. Lapierre director of the French Canadian University s studies pro however Germany is against similar arrangements. The Ger Man position is that such weapons have no place in nato s heavily populated Central euro Pean sector. German officials also argue that detonation of such devices would prejudice chances for political moves and late military decisions that might Check or help control a crisis situation. Nato sources said the mines could be effective in sparsely populated mountainous areas where they might be used to close off invasion routes if an attack appeared imminent. Gram also charged there was no evidence of an apprehended insurrection in the evidence is quite to the he told about 25 students. But he warned that an eco nomic and social crisis was am still is fermenting in the prov Ince which he said faces a very Long Winter with 15 per cent we have seen nothing he warned suggesting that the unemployment crisis was one of several factors that contributed to the Federal govern broader inquiry urged Toronto Cdr. John Griffin general director of the Canadian mental health association says the Ledain in Quiry should investigate what he Calls the enormous problem of discouraged and alienated youth whose illicit drug use is Only a symptom of their despair. He said thursday the scope of the inquiry should be enlarged because it is shooting at a problem we All see and leaving the great bulk of the problem untouched As Long As it Dis cusses he was speaking at a one Day Public hearing of the Ledain commission into the non medi Cal use of drugs. The commis Sion appointed by the Federal government is beginning a third and final National tour in search of Public comment after releasing an interim report last june. The commission also heard that legalization of Mari Juana could Lead to an increase in the number and seriousness of traffic accidents. Or. Griffin say it no longer matters whether Canada Legal izes people want it they re going to get it. The president of the Cana Dian student liberals says his group believes the Federal government should remove All penalties for simple Possession of marijuana or cannabis. Men s decision to take drastic action. Other reasons included a pro Vince wide strike by que Bec doctors growing discontent within the population and Mon Treal mayor Jean Drapeau s fear that his party would not be victorious in the City s civic elections. Or. Lapierre was one of a group of panellists at the teach in organized by the Quebec committee for the defence of Liberty As a part of a mobilize students against the War measures invoked by the Federal government oct. 16. The War measures which give police sweeping arrest and detention Powers came after the kidnapping of British Trad commissioner James Cross Ani murdered Quebec labor min ister Pierre Laporte. More than 700 students at tended a University of Montrea teach in wednesday night. The combined student population o Mcgill and the University o Montreal totals about Herbert Marz of Montreal told the Mcgill audience the Mea sures effectively make Canada constitutional dictatorship under prime minister Trudeau. Or. Lapierre said proof that police lacked adequate information on the Fly can be found in their failure to come up with the kidnappers who still have Given no hint As to the Fate of James Cross. Despite the immense Powers granted the ramp Quebec provincial police and municipal police forces despite the hundreds of arrests and thou Sands of raids it seems obvious police have come up with Noth or. Lapierre said. No one has been charged under the War measures he said. He said he believes there would be trumped out charges against individuals and that the government Hopes like hell something will happen to justify their action. On the Montreal civic elec Tion or. Lapierre said that while mayor Drapeau still held popular favor about 70 per cent of the population of Montreal wanted some kind of opposition on City Council. He said or. Drapeau s profoundly megalomaniac Tenden cies could not Cope with opposition. The mayor s civic party or. Griffin said Many of the took All 52 City Council scats in Young people he sees have the i sunday s election feeling of being useless with no or. Lapierre said Quebec s Opportunity to do anything use medical specialists who Ful. Creative or satisfying. Were on strike to protest que on drug education he said Jubec medicare legislation when there s no Point in War measures were in them film after film that says voted. Had a government up you re going to go crazy if you against the take Ltd. There s no Point in j the strike ended shortly after giving them the Ledain report the War measures act was to won t read brought into effect Cathy Riggal representing the Canada Council of Young Drivers who said legalization of marijuana could Lead to an in crease in accidents called for research into the effects of such months. He also said the Federal government could t stand any More pressure against the fed eral system which would have swelled up through the Winter drugs on skills such As driving. Drugging and driving is just or. Lapierre not understand said be could Why Quebec As dangerous As drinking and i Premier Robert Bounsa had she said. J not convened an emergency ses a Sion of the Quebec legislative to Deal with the tid a napping crisis so that the people of Quebec com Deal with their own problems. Emergency sessions had been called to end a province wide construction strike last summer and More recently to Deal with the medical specialists who1 were striking Over Quebec s me a rare legislation. I he said that now with Quebec Saigon renter the . 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