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Array THE UBYSSEY
Vol. LXII.No.48
Vancouver, B.C. Tuesday, February 5,1980
GisT?^48
228-2301
Students get
campus polls
— kevin finnegan photo
"IF THIS WAS ice hockey, that would be one hell of a hip check," ponders Thunderette basketball player in practice Monday. Women's team used body too much in weekend series against Saskatchewan and lost game in last
minute to run winless streak to fourteen. If this really was ice hockey, they would be neck and neck with the
Canucks.
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Yanks in Canada face draft
MONTREAL (CUP) — American students studying
in Canada might soon have to register for the draft, according to a Selective Services officer in Washington,
D.C.
Brayton Harris said the U.S. would probably begin
registration for compulsory military service within the
next few months.
Harris said no decision has been made if women will
have to register. "The priority now is just to amass a
pool of names and addresses," he said.
"The plan is to re-vitalize the Selective Service to increase the country's readiness," he said. "Now we're
trying to get this sleeping nation on its feet."
American students at McGill University, who represent about five per cent of the enrolment, were
negative about the prospect of going to war. And
American women at McGill are considering the
possibility that they too will be required to register. "I
think that men and women should be equal in the draft
if it comes to that," said one women. "But I'd oppose
being drafted as a person."
Some students said they would not honor a draft
and would consider staying in Canada illegally or applying for citizenship.
"If there was a draft right now I'd stay in Canada
and go to grad school," said one student.
A last-second move by Ottawa
has virtually guaranteed that
residence students will be able to
vote at UBC on Feb. 18.
The candidates for the three major parties will meet today with
Vancouver Quadra returning officer Harold Morris to select on-
campus sites for voting.
Chief electoral officer Jean-Marc
Hamel requested Morris to meet
with New Democrat Alan Bush,
Conservative Bill Clarke and
Liberal Peter Pearse after the three
complained to Hamel about
residence students having to vote at
University Hill secondary school.
Hamel's telegram, received Friday by the candidates, urges that
UBC's residence students be "accommodated . . . and an acceptable
arrangement found."
While the exact location and
number of campus polls will not be
announced until after today's
meeting, it is expected that Morris
will accept the candidates' request
for polling places in Gage and
Totem Park residences.
NDP campaign manager Les
Storey said the -decision is a victory
for students, who should not be expected to walk up to three
kilometres to vote, unlike any other
Vancouver voters.
"We think it's very
encouraging," Tory campaign
manager Doug Morrison said Monday. "It seems to indicate that the
chief electoral officer is sympathetic
to students on the UBC campus.
"It looks like it's a matter of just
coming to some kind of reasonable
decision about where the polls
should be."
And Liberal campaign manager
Doreen Braverman said she was
quite pleased that students will be
available to vote where they live.
Morris said he will no longer
receive reporters' questions over the
telephone and refused to discuss the
latest development.
Quadra's quandary originally
arose when the candidates
discovered that Morris had made no
provisions for student voters living
in residence, which were empty during last May's federal election.
The NDP's Bush filed a formal
complaint about the location of the
polling place at the secondary
school, but it was rejected by Morris. By Thursday, all three parties
agreed the situation was serious and
sent a joint telegram to Hamel.
More than 3,000 UBC residents
are expected to vote in Quadra.
Hydro deaf to
SFU transit plea
Student and administration pleas
to improve inadequate bus service
to Simon Fraser University are falling on deaf ears.
SFU president George Pedersen
says that parking on campus is
becoming impossible and improved
transit service from B.C. Hydro
could do much to ease the problem.
Chuck Buchanan, director of
SFU's ancillary services said Monday the university annually
discusses the problem with Hydro
but the corporation has not acted
on their requests.
"We go after Hydro every time
we have this problem. Annually we
discuss our problem with Hydro but
we don't get anything," said
Buchanan.
Buchanan said SFU also faces
high costs for building new parking
facilities due to a shortage of flat
land and added that the Burnaby
municipal council has expressed
strong opposition to any further
development of green areas on campus for parking.
"The Burnaby municipality has
objected to any more of our
greenery going down the drain. For
every dollar you put into an asphalt
jungle it's one dollar less for the rest
of us," he said.
SFU board of governors member
Dr. Ray Parkinson said it seems
ridiculous to "encourage cars to
come up the hill and build buildings
to house them during an energy
crisis."
In addition to a recent administration request to Hydro for
improved service, the board hopes
to solve the problem by asking the
Universities Council of B.C. for
money to build new parking
facilities, said Parkinson.
"This has been given a priority
because of its demand. The growth
in car traffic is larger than the
growth in the number of students,"
he said.
"Everyone agrees we have to
have mass transit but we can't get
Hydro to provide it. In my view the
only real answer is to increase bus
service."
He said the university has tried to
organize car pools but they have
been largely ineffective. "It's kind
of a Catch 22. They've tried the car
pool route and the hydro route."
SFU physical plant director Bill
De Vries said the university will
need 600 extra spaces by 1984, but
does not have the funds to build the
facility and has asked UCBC for
$1.8 million. And Buchanan
predicted the problem of obtaining
more transit will become more complicated because Hydro is currently
turning its transit operations over to
the Greater Vancouver Regional
District.
And now, the
issues behind
the headlines
There are some issues you
won't see in the dailies. Or on
television. Or in magazines. Or
most anywhere in fact.
You see, some issues are
designed for a quick, cursory
glance, pre-made for fast consumption.
But the other issues, the ignored ones, affect specific people and their specific concerns.
Which means just about every
damned one of us.
The Ubyssey will look at these
issues in the final two weeks of
the campaign, providing an
alternative look at this prefabricated election.
So find out where the parties
stand on abortion; gay rights;
the student loan problem (er . . .
program); women's issues;
nuclear energy; conservation;
foreign students; native rights;
defence policy; federal research
funding; how to deal with future
draft dodgers; cultural funding;
capital punishment; student
employment (or rather,
unemployment); and the Canadian economy with respect to nationalization and taxation of
large firms. And more. In The
Ubyssey. Page 2
THE    UBYSSEY
Tuesday, February 5,1980
Building fund
short at Capilano
By ERICA LEIREN
The provincial government has
allocated $7.25 million for new
building construction at North Vancouver's Capilano College, but
students and college administrators
want more.
Nancy Campbell, student
member of the college's physical
planning committee, called the
move a "stop-gap measure" which
will alleviate part of the overcrowding problem, but will not
solve the serious space problems
which plague the college.
"The students are looking forward to the opportunity for better
classrooms and smaller class sizes,
and the faculty is looking forward
to it as an opportunity to expand
the number of sections it can
offer," said Campbell. "It's an opportunity, but not the final solution
to classroom conditions and overcrowding."
She said the college's north campus is a particular problem as the
area is composed of temporary
buildings constructed five years ago
to be used for only three years. But
the buildings are still in use, said
Campbell. "Staff and students are
to be commended for their endurance."
Capilano College principal Paul
Gallagher agrees that the project
will provide some relief, but added
that the college still needs more new
facilities.
"The basic reaction of the
students is that this is all very good,
but it falls short of what we and
they consider desirable," Gallagher
said Monday. "For example, we are
still short of athletic and recreational facilities."
The proposed construction work
will create 70,000 square feet of
space, increasing the square footage
of the college's Lynnmour campus
by one half. It will create space for
vocational programs and expand
space for career programs, in addition to making possible the relocation of science labs and faculty offices into the new building, said
Gallagher.
The work includes construction
of a new facility, and the reallocation of space in the existing
facility. "The total effect will be to
expand space for current programs
and to provide space for new programs," he added.
Contest is all wet
LENNOXVILLE, (CUP) — The
wet t-shirt and muscle beach contests have been dropped from the
Bishop's University winter carnival
because of student protest.
Several members of the Bishop's
student council had tried unsuccessfully to have the contest removed from the carnival schedule at a
Jan. 15 council meeting but a majority overruled their objections.
But a petition circulated on campus by the Bishop's status of
women committee to have the contests dropped soon gained more
than 100 signatures and council
again debated a motion to stop the
contests at its Jan. 22 meeting.
Bradley Dow, a council member,
argued that the contests went
against the best interests of the
university.
"We are a university and the role
of the university should be to lead
society in elevating dignity and
human rights," he said. "These
contests are also contrary to the
spirit of the carnival, which is supposed to be participatory and not
spectator oriented."
Carnival chair Marty Edwards
did not agree.
"We're in the 1980s now," he
said. "They hold these kinds of
contests all over the world...are we
regarding the human body as
dirty?"
The motion to drop the contest
was again defeated, but shortly
after the vote the carnival executive
announced that the contests were
cancelled because of objections and
bad publicity.
But after the decision was made
public, a petition supporting the
wet t-shirt contest posted at the student union office gained about 80
signatures before it disappeared.
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THE    UBYSSEY
Page 3
Chinese students
sue W5 for alleged
racist broadcast
TORONTO (CUP) — Five
University of Toronto students are
suing the producers of CTV's W5
program for libel.
Norman Kwan, a second-year U
of T dentistry student and one of
the five plaintiffs, said he is taking
legal action because the W5 report
Campus Giveaway "was obviously
wrong. It was not simply controversial."
Kwan said he was upset and
frustrated because the program
depicted Chinese Canadians as
foreigners. "They have been inciting hatred and ridicule of the
Chinese community," he said.
Kwan did not say whether he was
in the W5 film footage but added
the other four plaintiffs are
depicted in the program.
Plaintiffs' attorney, Joe
Pomerant, said although the writ
names five students it speaks on
behalf of all Chinese Canadian
students who were defamed.
Pomerant added he believed the
plaintiffs' position is well-
grounded. "The court will agree
with our position for the students."
The council of Chinese Canadians of Ontario will request a
Canadian Radio and Telecommunications Commission hearing
to review the W5 program after collecting 50,000 signatures from people supporting their petition.
Council chair Donald Chu said
they are offering the five students
"help from the back" but it was the
students' decision to sue.
Despite the impending law suit
and a demonstration at CTV headquarters by 2,000 people last week,
W5 producer Lionel Lumb remains
unruffled.
"I stand by the program," he
said. Lumb said he strongly
disagreed with the protestors' actions.
"But by all means let them go to
the CRTC is they think it is
necessary," he said.
Lumb said most of the people
who are complaining about the program have not seen it. He mentioned a Toronto Globe and Mail columnist who wrote a sympathetic account of the rally and demonstration but who did not view the program. "That's the kind of journalism we have to put up with,"
Lumb said.
Lumb refused further comment
due to the impending libel suit.
The W5 program has been denounced by the Chinese community, civil rights and student groups
and several politicians. The program reported that there are
100,000 foreign students in Canada.
And Lumb said, "Special research
was done for W5 by StatsCan and
immigration" in his reply to letters
regarding the program. But immigration minister Ron Atkey said
the Statistics Canada estimate is
18,000.
W5 host Helen Hutchison interviewed a student who said she
could not get into the University of
Toronto's pharmacy faculty
because there were too many
foreign students. There are no
foreign students in that faculty this
academic year.
The report said there are 400
foreign students in medical schools
across Canada. Atkey said there are
only 85, of whom 66 are from the
U.S.
Hotel scheme unfair
Gage residents' response to the
proposed low-rise hotel is overwhelmingly negative, a Gage community council spokesman said
Monday.
The results of a questionnaire circulated among residence dwellers
shows they oppose the proposed
change, said council budget committee member Shane Boyd. He
said one question asked if the low-
rise should be maintained as it currently is. "Out of 450 responses,
three said 'no'," Boyd said.
And of the three who agreed to
some change, none said a hotel
operation would be acceptable, said
Boyd.
He added that another question
asked the residents what percentage
change in residence fees would be
acceptable. "The majority response
was about the inflation rate, about
10 per cent."
Boyd said he was unaware of
housing director Mike Davis' suggestion that the only solution other
than the low-rise conversion would
be a 50 per cent increase in
residence fees, made by Davis in a
letter today to The Ubyssey.
"But I'm not surprised," Boyd
said.
Boyd said the results of the questionnaire, together with the results
of a second survey circulating
through the Gage low-rise, will be
used to try to prevent the hotel concept from succeeding. And he added that the Gage council's budget
committee will use the information
to prepare a counter-brief for the
Canada Mortgage and Housing
Corporation.
But he added he hopes the
counter-brief will be unnecessary.
"Hopefully we can use it (question
naire   results)  to  convince  Mike
Davis before it gets there."
The second questionnaire is
designed "more or less to get
statistical information on the low-
rise," Boyd said. He said the survey
asks low-rise residents to provide
information on the types of living
arrangements currently in the
building. And it will ask residents to
list arguments in favor of keeping
the low-rise in its current state,
Boyd said.
— kevin finnagan photo
IT'S SO EASY to blend into the woodwork at UBC. If s so easy to shut out the cries of the outsjde world, relax in
a comfy seat, and march to the beat of drummer Doug. And the university even offers a few places to do just that,
such as the Wilson recording library in Sedgewick. But if you don't want to ignore the plight of the needy, the oppressed and the failing, why not join The Ubyssey? You'll find us in the Lethe relaxing on sofas and marching to
the beat of the electronic pong game.
Research will 'end energy crisis'
By PETER MENYASZ
Increased research spending is
important to help Canada get out of
the current energy crisis, Tory external affairs minister Flora MacDonald said Monday.
She said energy self-sufficiency
can only be achieved if Canada exploits the ability to carry out
research in energy fields, and provides skilled people to carry out the
research. "And they can only be
trained in universities," she said.
MacDonald added that the Conservative government has provided
increased research funding to both
technical and medical research during their short stay in power.
MacDonald said she did not
know much about the issue of student loans as she has been concentrating most of her time on the
issues of energy and foreign policy.
But she added she understands the
difficulties students face in getting
to universities in the face of rising
costs.
She said she is concerned about
the issue of nuclear power, including the establishment of the
Trident nuclear submarine base in
Bangor, Wash. "We're not about
to want to lose you (Vancouver),"
she said, referring to the submarine
base's potential as a target for
nuclear attack.
And MacDonald added that the
Tory government has been pushing
for stricter control over establishing
nuclear installations. "There
should be a full public inquiry,
especially into the environmental
aspects."
Most of MacDonald's address
centred on the cost and supply of oil
and the Soviet Union's invasion of
Afghanistan. She told more than
500 people in SUB that energy is the
single most important international
issue of the decade.
And she said the Soviet Union's
intervention in Afghanistan is
directly related to the oilfields in
Iran and the Persian Gulf. "The
Soviet Union has no interest in the
goatherds of Afghanistan," she
said.
MacDonald said Canada has to
worry about getting oil supplies
from Organization of Petroleum
Exporting Countries members. She
said that world demand for OPEC
oil will exceed production by 1.5
million barrels per day in 1980 and
predicted there will be more nations
entering the bidding for international oil supplies.
"The Warsaw Pact countries
have been warned by Russia that
they will be no longer be able to depend on them for oil."
And she said the Soviet Union
might enter the international oil
market. "What if the U.S.S.R. tries
to move into the market, or control
it? It's not impossible," she said.
MacDonald said current world
affairs indicate a return to the instability of pre-1970s diplomacy.
And she said the instability has only
developed over the last eight months. "Eight months ago when you
spoke of Afghan most people
would have thought you were talking about a breed of dog," she said.
She said the Soviet Union's willingness to engage in adventurism in
Afghanistan adds another dimension to the instability of world
peace. "One of the super-powers
(U.S.S.R.) is still probing the limits
of its maneuverability," said MacDonald.
And MacDonald criticized
Liberal leader Pierre Trudeau's
comments on the rescue of
American diplomats with the
withdrawl of the Canadian embassy
in Iran. "I have found Mr.
Trudeau's conduct on this totally
inexplicable," she said. "He was
endangering lives."
MacDonald said there will be further action taken against the Soviet
Union in retaliation for the recent
explusion of Canada's military attache.
Chretien dreams of future as leader
By HEATHER CONN
and GEOF WHEELWRIGHT
For someone who announced his plan to run
for the Liberal leadership, Jean Chretien seems
to know little of problems facing Canadian
students.
The former Liberal finance minister told a
small gathering of young party followers
following his speech Friday he would have run
for the party's federal leadership in the Feb. 18
election if Pierre Trudeau had not returned to
head the Grits.
But despite his ambitious national plans,
Chretien was unfamiliar and uncomfortable
with questions concerning party policy on the
Canada student loan program and federal
financing of student housing.
He did not criticize the current loan policy
of using parents' financial status as criteria
for student eligibility.
"We cannot give a loan to every student
who applies," he told The Ubyssey. "So when
my daughter comes to me and asks for money,
you know, what is the difference for her to ask
money of her father than for her to ask money
of the government?"
Chretien said he is unsure changes are need
ed in the Canada student loan program and attacked the federal Conservative task force
formed to improve it. "It's one of their 26 task
forces. We don't need a task force, we need
something done."
Chretien said if changes are needed in the
program, they should be made immediately,
not delegated to a bureaucratic body. He added he did not see any need for increased federal
funding of student residences, despite nationwide housing difficulties on and off campus.
(The UBC housing department has
acknowledged a potential need to raise housing
rates 50 per cent to cover costs of an $8 to $10
million renovation program.)
Although Chretien did not once directly address student concerns in his speech in the SUB
ballroom Friday, UBC students responded enthusiastically. They cheered, applauded and
gave him several standing ovations, which
reached a peak after a question on the upcoming Quebec referendum on sovereignty-
association.
"I'm a Canadian. I will fight the referendum
because I want Quebec to remain a part of
Canada," he said to loud applause. "Not
many countries would permit a province to
have a referendum to get out of the country."
Chretien told 700 students that tax exemptions for multinational oil companies should
be reviewed. "We have oil and gas companies
which are exempt. But times have changed and
those incentives are no longer as necessary. It's
time to review the provisions," he said.
"We're not doctrinaire. We're borrowing
from the left and from the right and we don't
mind."
Chretien later outlined the new "tough"
Liberal stance on multinationals at a meeting
with young UBC Liberals. He said the $33
billion that Canadian oil companies collected
last year as profit was "possibly too much."
"They have enough cash flow in the industry today. They are using some of the actual profits to buy other businesses. We are not
against profit, we are happy if people make
profits," said Chretien. "But I don't see that
we should dry out them completely. They
should have enough money to drill, but not to
buy hotels, motels, and other things."
Chretien outlined to the smiling group some
borrowed NDP policies including a promise to
persuade provinces to reduce highway speed
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THE    UBYSSEY
Tuesday, February 5, 1980
Another draft on tap
One, two, three.
What are we fightin' for?
Don't ask me, I don't give a damn
next stop is Vietnam . . .
It's that time of our lives again, folks.
Yep, the good old industrial-military complex
in the good old U.S. of A. has found another
great way to stimulate the economy, promote
national pride and re-elect a president.
It's called war.
Every so often, see, the great right-thinking
minds of the United States and the Soviet Union
decide it is politically expedient to be hawks, to
threaten each other, to offer the youth of the nation up on the sacrificial altar in order to satiate
their own addiction for power and self-
glorification. This year happens to be one of
those "every so oftens".
There never is any question, of course, of
these fearless leaders being napalmed or displaced or even inconvenienced. The person who
suggested only politicians should be drafted was
being cynical but not terribly realistic. Politicians
are all 4-Fs.
But there are a great number of young
Americans facing military draft and imminent
death at the hands of someone whom they never
met and hold no grudge against only to satisfy a
politician's lust for power. And that is something
that directly affects us all.
During the last American  hostilities,   many
people facing mandatory military service chose
instead to leave their home, their friends and
their country to avoid serving in an obscene and
unnecessary war. If that sounds like a simple
choice, try to remember what it felt like the last
time you left Point Grey or West Vancouver for
Hope.
Once again, Americans will be faced with the
prospect of fleeing their country in order to avoid
committing mass murder on order. They will be
faced with a choice of going to war or leaving
their   family   in   a   state   of   humiliation.
Once again, it is time for Canada to respond.
Only this time, it will be a bit more difficult.
No longer is it possible for a draft dodger to
obtain a social insurance number by writing a letter. No longer is it possible for one to exist in the
grey world of an alias and still work to earn one's
daily bread.
No longer will it be possible for Americans
who would be political prisoners in their own
country to obtain asylum in Canada, this supposedly neutral and peace-loving country.
And since American authorities will show how
progressive they are and draft women as well,
Canada will be asked to accept twice as many
political refugees.
It's up to us to ensure they can find political
asylum here. It's up to us to ensure they are not
harassed, rejected or extradited. It's up to us to
show them they have a choice.
V
THE UBYSSEY
February 5, 1980
Published Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays throughout the university year by the Alma Mater
Society of the University of B.C. Editorial opinions are those of the staff and not of the AMS or
the university administration. Member, Canadian University Press. The Ubyssey publishes Page
Friday, a weekly commentary and review. The Ubyssey's editorial office is in room 241K of the
Student Union Building. Editorial departments. 228-2301; Advertising, 228-3977.
Co-Editors: Heather Conn and Tom Hawthorn
"My brain hurts, I can't stand it anymore," said Kevin Finnegan as he fell to the ground with a mighty THUMP! When he awoke he was surrounded by many
strange little men and women, who had tied him up in thousands of feet of typewriter ribbon. "Welcome to Petitbyssey," said the tiny but piercing voices of
Erica Leiren, Stephen and Claudie Sjoberg as they mounted the giant's chest. "Petitbyssey is where all the small people of the world are sent to live among
their own kind," said Gary Brookfield, who was small of thatchery. Ross Burnett, Ed O'Brien and Julie Wheelwright piped in and told Kevin he had been sent
here because he was small of mind. "But he's not smal anywhere else," said the observant Heather Conn, a pixie who was definitely short of heat. Petit Peters
Menyasz and Ferguson said they were not impressed as they snickered about Geof Wheelwright's small nasal cavities. "He'll never make it as a bloodhound,"
said small-financed Tom Hawthorn as he held out his empty and expectant tiny palm. But short-sighted Dave Francis and Craig Simpson looked at Kevin broke
the small pause shouting, "We know this man, he is SPORT-minded, not SHORT-minded."
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used to be. I know. I have worked
there for three and a half years.
And I know why it is not as much
fun.
Just about every event that has
been scheduled at the Pit gets unfairly criticized. The fog show is an
excellent example. It initially received harsh criticism from some who
felt that it would turn a normal
Monday pub night into a boring
spectacle. But since its introduction, the show has continually been
packed to capacity, with some competing bands now receiving city-
wide attention.
The fog show is the rule, not the
exception, illustrating the unjustified criticism the Pit continually receives. The Saturday night
disco, now an established success,
received the same initial negative
response. The Thursday folk music
session scheduled last year died
because of criticism. If anyone ever
wondered why more events are not
scheduled at the Pit, I think the
answer should be clearer now.
This month sees the introduction
of the Pit races, and two events (the
chug-a-jug and wet t-shirt/jockey
shorts contests) have received immediate criticism. Why?
Chug-a-jug contests are held at
least three times a year on campus
with no criticism (forestry week,
engineering week, and just last
week the aggies held theirs). Why is
the Pit criticized for sponsoring the
same?
The wet t-shirt/jockey shorts
contest is no different than any
other held on pub campuses all over
North America and our own local
pubs and discos, except that ours is
more strictly supervised. The
couples do not dance, they do not
take their clothes off, but simply
walk around.
The incredible Hulk in bikini
briefs will not be there. You could
see more eroticism on a cold day at
Kits beach. Plus the money raised
by auctioning the spray bottles is to
be   donated   to   the   Crippled
Children's fund. But of course
that's just a clever ploy to show off
some wet tit and dink, as some
clever and anonymous critic
pointed out. And our policy of encouraging students to give a pint of
blood (points are awarded to the
faculty for any member participating in the blood drive) is
another obvious ploy to take attention away from our sexual exploitation. It's a wonder that the banana
eating contest hasn't received the
same criticism. (We promise that
only small bananas may enter.)
These races were put on for the
enjoyment of students and faculties
who wish to participate. It was purposely scheduled on the slowest Pit
night to eliminate conflicts with
students who did not wish to be a
part of them. My advice to Pit race
critics is to simply stay away for the
next few Thursdays. I doubt that it
was your favorite drinking night
anyway.
I can understand that the Pit is a
focus of attention, and so people
react more strongly to events held
here. But I cannot help thinking
that the energy used in criticizing
could be put to more constructive
use, specifically by suggesting
various events that might be held at
the Pit. I can be reached any Saturday evening at the Pit, and I
guarantee to welcome all suggestions.
John Nevison
pit worker
An apple a day
helps children
in aggie drive
The agriculture undergraduate
society would like to thank all those
who helped support the Lions
Society for Crippled Children, by
buying apples from us on Monday.
More than $1,600 was raised for
this worthy cause.
Ag.U.S.
But can you sew?
By PETER FERGUSON
Over the years The Ubyssey has
been one of the best student
newspapers in Canada, often the
best. It has the second largest student population in the country from
which to draw talent. And yet it is
dying.
(freestyle)
The paper has produced some of
the best journalists in the nation
and yet . . . what? . . . well yes . . .
alright, alright so it has produced
Allan Fotheringham. I didn't say
we were perfect . . . what's that? . .
. now just a minute . . . John
Turner is not a journalist . . . no,
no, newsletter. That was a newsletter Turner was circulating not a
newspaper. __
Now as I was saying, the reason
the paper is dying is a shortage of
bodies. Because there are not
enough people we have to concentrate on just getting out the news
stories. There is no time to do
features, well thought-out opinion
pieces or other interesting . . .
quasi-intellectuals? . . . sure we're
quasi-intellectuals, but hey, you can
tell us to shove off. That's more
than you can do about that guy in
your class who keeps forgetting
which end is which and runs off at
the mouth instead of asking to be
excused . . . you're darn right I have
a point there.
I think most people stay away
because they expect to find a tight
knit little clique running the paper.
That's what I expected when I walked in back in early November and
that's exactly what I found, a tight
(hie) little group who were so
desperate for friends they were begging me to join their sewing circle
within two days.
Now another point is . . . pardon
. . . yes sure the editors throw the
odd phone book but both editors
are hardly bigger than me and I'm
known as the munchkin . . .
On The Ubyssey there are no
bosses. If you join the staff your
opinion will not only be tolerated
but sought. Not only do you get a
say on editorials, you even get to
vote on what part of the paper your
story goes in . . . what? . . . what do
you mean do we go to the bathroom
collectively? . . . now just a minute
buddy you're really asking . . . er . .
. good point, good point. Come
and find out.
Peter Ferguson is one of our
cheeky neophytes who recognizes a
good thing when he sees it. Tuesday, February 5,1980
THE    UBYSSEY
Page 5
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Board no playpen for spoonfed student reps
In response to Kevin Atherton's
letter, printed in the Thursday, Jan.
31 edition of this paper, I must say
that I agree with him entirely. This
explains my feeling of foreboding
and apprehension.
Not too long ago, the board candidates were invited to speak before
the inter-fraternity council, a body I
am currently serving on. All of the
'Whose side are
you guys on?9
Once again Ubyssey staffers have
proved that they are consistent —
consistently negative, that is.
Geof Wheelwright's attack on
Bruce Armstrong and our two new
board members is a shining example
of the paper's prosaic approach to
anything remotely progressive. As
has been proven by such late greats
as Paul Sandhu, the "bull in the
china shop" approach to UBC's
board of governors succeeds only in
getting the bull kicked swiftly and
permanently out to pasture. If we
students are to counter the reptilian
politics of B.C. universities minister
Pat McGeer and prevent Discovery
Park, we must give our united support to our newly elected reps so
that they may function diplomatically and as a team.
One can't help but wonder just
whose side The Ubyssey is really on.
Sheila Fitzpatrick
grad studies
candidates made a fairly good
showing of themselves, presenting
capacity for thought, good judgment, and responsiveness. In short,
in terms of such qualities as being
"logical, free-thinking, intelligent"
etc., there was no choice to be
made.
The election race became,
therefore, a popularity poll. There
being no discernible difference between the candidates save their
political ideologies, it became a
matter of drumming up enough
votes from one's respective faculty
to win. Indeed, as Atherton identifies himself as a student of applied
sciences, it is predictable that he
would be unfamiliar with student
apathy. I, on the other hand, am
studying English, and am confronted with an active and determined apathy in the person of
almost every arts student I meet.
Apathy exists. It is not a mythical
bogeyman. Each election I hear
people asking their friends to vote
and the invariable reply is: "Who's
running?" Ignorance is apathy's
oldest and dearest friend. They are
both rampant, perhaps even beyond
the political sphere, in the arts
faculty. But I have strayed from the
original purpose of this letter.
Atherton asserts that Dickinson
and Pellizzon won by a clear majority. While it is true that they had
almost twice as many votes as their
closest competitor, the difference
was only about 500 votes. In a
potential   voting   population   of
ARTS
STUDENTS
Nominations are now open for
1. Arts President
2. Vice President
3. Treasurer
4. Secretary
5. 4 Student Council Representatives
6. Social Coordinator
7. Ombudsperson
NOMINATIONS CLOSE FEB.8
ELECTIONS ARE FEB.13
Advice, information and nomination forms available at the
Arts Office (Buch 107)
GRAD CLASS
GENERAL
MEETING
Feb. 7 12:30
Hebb Theatre
All students graduating in
1980 are invited to attend.
Signed: Public Relations
Officer
Raydene Good
23,000, this is a mere pittance.
Atherton would have to swallow his
statements about student apathy
before he could claim that this is
"concern over credibility." And
just how credible are our board
reps? Ultimately, only time will tell,
but I am not averse to making a few
predictions.
Notably, I predict the same thing
that Atherton does: They intend to
listen to the issues before the board,
learn the proper procedures of
board meetings, and consider each
motion before forming an opinion
and before voting. Wow! They are
going to sit there and listen, are
they? They are going to learn, as
Paul Sandhu did two years ago,
that the board does not operate
under any recognized, coherent
rules. And, most regrettably, they
will find that their vote counts for
nothing.
I wanted a voice on the board;
the louder, the better. I wanted a
representative who would not be
spoonfed by the older, more experienced board members. When
tuition fees increase again next
year, I, like everyone else, will pay.
This does not mean that I am happy
about it, and I wanted a representative who would have been only
too glad to say so.
What Atherton fails to recognize
is that students in general do not
have the same point of view as
middle-aged businessmen. How
many of you, for instance, constantly, or even only occasionally,
disagree with your father? (Not on
family matters, of course, but in
terms of universal priorities and
human morality and other such
weighty stuff.) While the board
continues to run the university as a
business, I continue to come here to
learn about humanity, its failings in
the past, and its glories.
I think of the time
I spend here as an apprenticeship to
life, and no duo of engineering
students could begin to understand
the profound differences of
ideology they and I share.
I believe in evolution.
Theoretically, if the right aspects of
our entities are exercised, and eventually become dominant, humanity
will evolve morally; as big a jump as
the   technological  jump   between
homo erectus and homo sapiens.
But as long as universities continue
to stress the professional faculties,
this process will never have a chance
to take place. There will be nowhere
to exercise that part of ourselves,
and it may even eventually die out
totally. That would be a dark day,
indeed. It is for these reasons,
among others, I feel the foreboding
I mentioned at the beginning of
these thoughts! On a more mundane level, I think that Robert
Staley would have represented my
interests better simply because he is
a close friend of mine. This,
however, in no way impunes my
previous arguments, as an argument can only be accepted or
defeated  on  its  own  terms.
David Jefferys
arts 3
Heep byg shit is new exem lode?
High!?
Wei hear is the ferst of my leters
to The Ussybey. I'm in ferst yere
and hop to get into sekund yere but
the ways thingz ar goin with
englisch 100 i dowt i'll be hear next
yere. You probly rede alot about
englisch 100 around this time so
hears anuther one fore you.
You probly red thet 45 per cent
faild englisch 100 (in the tusday
edishon). If you dared to rede further you found out thet mran-
drewparkin said "There is no need
for any change in the exams, which
are made up by an English department committee." mrandrewparkin
also  said,   "I  think  they're very
good, and have worked well in the
past." Well mrandrewparkin, i
dont like them, and sory to disa-
point you, but its now, not the past.
if your gonna change the exem,
change the comitea, or change the
air freshner, or change the toylet
paper in the menz room, bekuz a
consistent failur rait of 40 per cent
sertenly deserves a change
somewheres.
Rob Smith
science 1
pea. ess. I get C + s and Bs on my
esseys but faild your "basic reading
and writing skills" exem at
Chrismes. THE    UBYSSEY
Tuesday, February 5, 1980
By MATT ADAMSON
and PAUL CLARKE
for Canadian University Press
On Dec. 28 the Nova Scotia government
passed an amendment to the Trade Union
Act which required "interdependent"
manufacturing plants owned by the same
employer to form one bargaining unit. The
"Michelin Bill, " as the amendment is commonly called, is generally assumed to be aimed at preventing the Michelin Tire Corporation's plants in Cranton and Bridgewater
from unionizing. A vote had been taken last
October at the Granton plant near New
Glasgow for workers to form a certified
United Rubber Workers bargaining unit, but
the amendment included a retroactive clause
which will almost certainly prevent the vote
from being counted. Shortly after the legislation was introduced, Michelin announced
plans to build a third plant. Organized labor,
citizens' groups, white collar professionals
and management people are upset over the
handling of the bill by the provincial government and the use of the Trade Union Act as
an instrument of development. This article
outlines how Michelin operates as a company
and what effects it has had on some of the
people who work there.
Michelin provides
an unwanted way
of life for Maritimes
"If there were 15 Michelins in Nova Scotia
it is very questionable whether we could have
a free society. "
Guy Henson,
former director of the Dalhousie
Institute of Public Affairs
lt is tour p.m. and we are standing in a
parking lot in front of the Michelin plant in
Granton. Workers from the day shift pour
through the security exit, walking rapidly, intent on home, family and dinner.
They are reluctant to stop, and give us one
word answers to our questions about
Michelin.
A man in a suit stops. The whole Michelin
question has been exaggerated, he says.
Michelin doesn't need a union and the
workers don't want it. He wishes government
hadn't passed the retroactive legislation
preventing the workers' vote for a union
from being counted.
"The vote wouldn't have gone through,"
he says confidently.
The rain is pouring now and our questioning gets more critical. It's cold and his lips are
turning white. He pumps statistics at us
about Michelin and unions. He is persuasive,
but there is something eerie about the way he
keeps staring into our eyes.
The whole Michelin Bill question is eerie.
It is a story of jobs and rights, governments,
corporations and people.
Michelin: A Multinational in Nova Scotia
The areas around the Bridgewater plant
and Pictou county, where the Granton plant
is located, have an estimated real unemployment rate of about 30 percent. Both plants
are located in rural Nova Scotia, Bridgewater
on the South Shore and Granton inland and
northeast of the largest urban area on the
province's mainland — Halifax-Dartmouth.
Michelin development means jobs and a
steady income to these areas. The tire company is the largest employer in the region
while at the same time its production
methods and management style remain
relatively unknown.
Completely family owned and operated by
Francois Michelin, the Michelin Tire Corporation has 52 operating plants in 13 different countries. They are the third largest
behind Goodyear and Firestone, and achieve
well over $3 billion a year in total sales. Their
product, the Michelin steel-belted radial tire,
is of unquestionably fine quality.
The Michelin Corporation grew up in
France, where they now have 22 plants and
are estimated to be the largest French
landlord after the Deposit of Consignment
Office.
Michelin's   Philosophy   and   Methods   of
Operation
A good indication of the company
philosophy are the two goals listed in a
booklet distributed to Michelin staff in 1952:
to produce the best tire at the best price; and,
to improve over the year before. The quality
of their product, their large profits and their
growth shows they are achieving these goals.
Continued success, of course, does not
come without careful planning. Michelin
employs several characteristic methods at
their plants worldwide to ensure this success.
Michelin    selects    its    employees    very
rigorously. At their plant in Granton, for example, it is estimated one of 14 job applicants
are hired after a battery of psychological tests
and long interviews. The company looks for
stability in its work force.
Individuals in good standing with the community, with financial responsibilities and
the ability to follow orders are sought after.
These include young adults with spouses and
heavy mortgages, people with prior military
experience and longstanding residents of the
area.
Michelin locates in underdeveloped, rural
areas. Specifically they look for regions with
traditionally high unemployment, and a
labour force relatively inexperienced in
manufacturing and lacking a history of
unionism. A plant in Stoke-On-Trent,
England, and more recent expansions into
South Carolina, Alabama and Brazil are examples of this.
Being the largest employer in the area with
a constant source of labor Michelin can pay
wages that are slightly below the average in
the tire industry but comparatively high for
the region.
Michelin attempts to get deeply involved in
the lives of its workers. This is done by encouraging a personal rapport between
management and workers, monthly meetings
between individuals or small groups of
workers and supervisors, and letters sent to
workers' homes addressed to the whole family.
There is a recreation centre for the tire
company's employees at the Granton plant
and a similar one is. being planned for
Bridgewater. Michelin also provides dances,
swimming, motorcycle rider training, and industrial hockey leagues.
Recreation centres and company activities
not only greatly benefit employees but also
serve to further involve their lives with the
fortunes of the company.
In France, Michelin at one time operated
food, clothing and furniture stores around its
factories. They also ran schools, hospitals,
legal aid services and a sporting association,
before the law intervened.
Michelin has a secrecy about its industrial
operations that has created a mystique or
enigma and incomprehension around the
company. Charles De Gaulle was refused entry to a Michelin factory in 1946. No premier
has ever been inside a factory in Nova Scotia.
Workers are prohibited from leaving their
immediate working area. Further, plant areas
do not have names but are identified by call
letters like OXF and SP.
A handbook given to workers in the province warns an employee not to publicly
discuss his or her work and requires that such
conversations be reported to a supervisor.
In the beginning secrecy was used to keep
the knowledge of the operations from the
competitors in the name of quality control. It
is now doubted whether Goodyear and
Firestone are not familiar with Michelin's
techniques of producing radials, but the
secrecy has other benefits including providing
control over the work force and keeping their
operations out of the critical public eye.
Finally, and perhaps most significantly,
Michelin has a long tradition of anti-
unionism.
Michelin makes extensive use of a large
manual produced by James L. Dougherty
called "Union-Free Management — and
How to Keep it Free." (Dougherty, a
renowned union-buster, is thought to have
lectured at Michelin supervisor school.)
According to Dougherty, the primary incentive to keep out unions is profit. He cites
studies to show that a union-free workplace
is "25 per cent lower in direct labor cost,
assuming equal wage rates."
As will be shown, Michelin has a very
rigorous program to keep their plant at Granton and Bridgewater union-free. Critics call it
a systematic "brainwashing" campaign
which violates the civil rights of thought and
expression of Michelin employees.
Michelin's Anti-Union Campaign
New employees at Michelin go through a
four day training period which includes an introduction to the concept, history and practices of unions. An introduction to Michelin
is also presented, all of which comes to the
"conclusion" that Michelin can provide all
of the advantages of union without any of
the disadvantages.
Once a week for the first month and monthly thereafter, individuals or small groups
meet with supervisors who give them pep
talks about production, reprimand them if
needed and discuss problems. At these "crew
meetings" workers are encouraged to express
their true feeings about unionism. If they
disagree with the views of management, they
are out-debated by trained supervisors who
have all the company arguments at their
fingertips.
Michelin documents detailing management
surveillance were obtained when the United
Rubber Workers asked for, and received, a
cease and desist injunction for alleged violations of civil rights within the Granton plant.
The case has now been appealed to the
Supreme Court of Canada.
One document records the case of an
employee at the Granton plant who was completely aghast at the supervisor's statement
that he must support the company's union-
free policy.
"My honesty and integrity come before
loyalty and honesty to the company," he had
replied.
The supervisor told him if the worker did
not follow the company that "action will be
taken accordingly."
Debate continued and the supervisor asked
him for a definition of honesty. The worker
could not give one but said what he told his
brother and family came before company
policy.
Minutes are taken at crew meetings on the
material presented and the reactions of the
employees. Reports on these meetings are
sent to top management personnel.
Technicians, foremen, and supervisors are
also expected to adhere to Michelin's union-
free policy and reports on them are also sen;
to upper management.
When union solicitation picks up, lists containing an evaluation of each worker's commitment to the union-free policy are circulated among management and floor supervisors.
In addition to Michelin's comprehensive
surveillance and anti-union campaigns, there
are structural barriers to unionization. Seven
days a week, 24 hours a day, 50 weeks a year
the Granton and Bridgewater plants are in
operation. This continental work week,
which requires employees to work weekends
on any one of the three shifts, is unique in
Nova Scotia. In addition to the physical and
psychological toll it takes on workers, it
makes it nearly impossible for workers to collect in one place and organize. Furthermore,
most of the workers in the Granton plant live
in five towns scattered in different directions.
Dan McKinnon, a worker at the
Bridgewater plant for nine weeks, repeats a
frequent complaint: the seven day a week, 24
hours a day shift system Michelin operates on
is extremely grueling.
McKinnon says he would work for three
days on one shift, have a day off, and begin a
different shift for another three days.
"Changing shifts, your meals and sleep get
all frigged up," he said. "It's not good for
the body."
McKinnon also said he found his job so
mentally exhausting he had little desire to do
anything but eat, sleep and drink.
He also mentioned other complaints: the
tight security within the plant, the childish atmosphere, the boredom and lack of a
grievance procedure. But McKinnon does not
believe a union is necessary at Bridgewater.
Good pay, production incentives and a
congenial management make it a pretty good
place to work, he says.
Other workers feel the same way: "I make
a good wage here." Or, "We don't need a
union, Michelin has given us everything a
union could."
The fact that Michelin is already paying
close to union wages, that many of the problems with working conditions would still exist with a union and that workers could well
lose money from lost work during strikes,
seem to be the main reasons against having a
union.
Mike Beliveau, information officer for the
United Rubber Workers, argues there are a
lot of problems inside the Granton and
Bridgewater plants which a union can
change.
These include the absence of criteria for
job promotion, demotion and job posting.
There is the already mentioned problem of
shift work and the absence of any grievance
procedures. The arbitrary kind of power
possessed by foremen and supervisors, the
reduction of wages for disciplinary reasons,
and the practice of shifting an employee to
another less desired job while he or she was
off are also problems which a union can
remedy.
It is hard to comprehend all of the problems in the Michelin plants at Granton and
Bridgewater. They are less bread and butter
issues and more matters of workers'
freedoms and rights as individuals being
deprived, often without their being fully
aware of it. Tuesday, February 5,1980
THE    UBYSSEY
Page 7
Campus has become the big stop for
politicians seeking that attractive
30-second spot on The National. But
who's keen on being a backdrop?
Happy trails for new BMOC
By BILL TIELEMAN
for Canadian University Press
IKE HUNGRY VULTURES, LEADERS OF
the three political parties have swooped down on campuses
across the country this election campaign, looking for votes,
and, even more important, a sympathetic daytime audience
to use as the backdrop for the evening's television news.
The student audience they have found. The votes and the
sympathy have been a lot harder to come by.
Prime minister Joe Clark has had the toughest time so far
— being roasted by nearly 1,000 Tory-baiting students at
York University and then booed for speaking in French at
the British Columbia Insitute of Technology — but things
haven't all been coming up roses for Pierre Trudeau either.
Trudeau, a former professor, found himself the butt of a
typical student joke at the University of Saskatchewan, pouring himself a glass of water into a cup with a hole in the bottom while 500 students watched with amusement.
Trudeau found himself in hot rather than cold water at the
University of Manitoba when students persistently asked
what the Liberals' new oil price would be if elected. "It's a
simple question,".Trudeau said. "You're simple, give us an
answer," replied a heckler to cheers from the crowd of 2,000.
But Trudeau refused to budge. "If you want an exact
answer," he told exasperated questioners, "I won't give it to
you." Trudeau said the price would be reached by negotiations with the provinces.
NDP leader Ed Broadbent appeared to be having the most
success on the campus hustings, even if the Gallup polls do
not follow suit. In contrast to Clark's battering by York
students, Broadbent got a warm reception at the university
where he once taught. But the NDP leader is generally
acknowledged to be at his best before a student audience and
while he didn't disappoint he also didn't electrify any
crowds.
HE BLITZ ON STUDENTS WASN'T TOTALLY
unanticipated but its extent was. As one NDP insider said in
Ottawa after the election call: "Watch the campuses. We'll
be using them and so will the others."
The main reason for the attention is television coverage.
Where else can a party leader or prominent politician find a
huge audience to speak to during the daytime so that the
television networks can have Film edited and comments added in time for the Knowlton Nash, Harvey Kirk, and Lloyd
Robertson shows?
More than ever before the 30-second film clip is defining
the campaign, and the campus audience is a crucial part of it
so far. For example, Broadbent followed Trudeau to the
University of Manitoba a day after the Liberal leader spoke
and came to York less than a week after Clark. While the
prime minister was speaking at BCIT, Broadbent spoke at
the University of Western Ontario and the University of
Saskatchewan, during a tour across the country.
A second major reason for the campus campaign is the student vote. Many key ridings — Vancouver Quadra and Centre, Burnaby, Halifax, and several Metro Toronto seats —
suddenly have a significantly different voter composition
because of the injection of students, who were not on campus in the May 22 election. Party strategists have taken into
account the shift in their campaign plans and are actively
soliciting the campus vote. A key factor in that strategy can
be an appearance by the party leader.
At SFU, NDP MP Svend Robinson and riding officials
fought with other party officials to ensure that Broadbent
spoke at SFU rather than UBC, where he would undoubtedly
get a larger crowd. Why? Robinson is in a tight race and had
only a slim 1,600 vote win in May, while in UBC's Vancouver
CLARK: "So that's the other dope.
Quadra riding the NDP's Alan Bush ran third, 9,000 votes
behind the Conservative winner. In that case national exposure was judged of less value than helping win an important seat.
The risks of speaking to student audiences can be high
though. Analysts generally thought Clark only lost votes by
appearing at York before an audience looking for raw Tory
meat. But Clark, despite being ridiculed at great length —
when he misread a student's button, remarking that it said
"Sell PetroCan", the student snidely remarked: "If you had
stayed in school long enough to learn to read (Clark is a law
school dropout), you would see that it says "Save PetroCan,
Sell Clark" — managed to keep his cool and by the end of
the session had won some grudging respect for his composure.
G
'LARK IS WELL AWARE OF THE POTENTIAL
disaster that can befall a politician who lets students get
under his political skin. Witness the bad press Trudeau got
last March when he called a student questioner a "creep" at
UBC.
Finance minister John Crosbie came closer than Clark to
losing his cool when, again at York, a student sarcastically
asked if he would contest the leadership of the Conservative
party after it fell from power Feb. 18.
In the face of jeers and catcalls, Crosbie's composure slipped as he defended Clark: "We have no leadership problem.
If Joe Clark looked like Clark Gable we'd have 250 seats in
parliament. He deserves to be prime minister and he'll be a
darn good one if he makes it."
Crosbie's anger about attacks on Clark may have been a
reaction in part to the attention and good press the finance
minister has been getting on his own tours of the country. At
York, despite groans when he claimed his budget was designed "to look after and protect lower and middle income Canadians," Crosbie was able to draw appreciative laughter by
referring to Trudeau and his "team" as "Disco Daddy and'
the Has Beens" and the NDP leader as "Ed Broadbluff."
The issues students asked about generally revolved around
the energy question, which has become central to the campaign as temperatures drop. PetroCan, being defended by
both Trudeau and Broadbent, is perhaps the best dividing
line issue between the three parties. The Conservatives say
the crown corporation should be mostly "given" back to the
people in the form of five free shares per citizen, copying the
scheme of B.C.'s Social Credit government. The Liberals
have defended PetroCan as it now stands, while the NDP
argues for its expansion into other areas, including retail
sales. Both the NDP and the Liberals have condemned
Clark's giveaway share plan because they say it gives the
most profitable part of the corporation away while keeping
the unprofitable exploration sections.
kjTUDENT ISSUES WERE ALSO DISCUSSED TO
some degree but generally only when the leaders took questions.
Broadbent categorically rejected differential tuition fees
for international students and managed to get a jibe in at
both the Liberals and Tories.
"There are three guys named John Crosbie, Pierre
Trudeau and Ed Broadbent who studied at the London
School of Economics and were subsidized by British taxpayers and I think the very least we can be doing as a nation
for students of the Third World is that we bring them in and
not charge them higher fees than Canadians," he said.
The NDP leader also repeated an earlier promise that he
would restore the federal-provincial cost-sharing funding
formula scrapped by the Liberals in 1977. Since then a
number of provinces, especially in the Atlantic provinces,
have diverted federal funds earmarked for education into
general revenue.
"We would restore the old 50-50 cost-sharing plan, where
every dollar the provinces spent on education was matched
by the federal government," Broadbent said. "If you believe
in the quality of education, then there's no other way, no
other solution."
Clark countered a student who complained about his
government's "callous attitude toward the unemployed" by
talking about Tory plans to overcome youth unemployment
through training programs and the $110 million summer job
program.
The prime minister had a tough time speaking French to
students at BCIT. After just a few sentences of French, Clark
was greeted with a chorus of boos from the 600 students. One
shouted "parlez-vous frog."
"This isn't a hockey game," Clark responded as he dodged several paper airplanes thrown by students. The crowd did
become friendlier by the end of the session but some students
still booed Clark when he left.
Trudeau generally stuck to the front page issues and only
accepted student questions at the University of Western Ontario when he spotted some students carrying placards
reading "Why no questions." Liberal aides said the former
prime minister was restricted. Trudeau did eventually take
questions before leaving.
Despite some hostile campus audiences, the party leaders
can be expected to continue their university and college appearances throughout the campaign. And in the absence of a
televised debate or a no-holds-barred news conference,
students will likely be giving politicians the roughest time
they've faced, inside or outside the House of Commons.
Bill Tieleman is a former Ubyssey news editor, and has
been covering the election from his Ottawa hideout with
Canadian University Press. Tieleman is also co-ordinating
CUP's election night coverage, which will be featured in the
Feb. 19 Ubyssey.
BROADBENT: kisses hands, shakes babies, warms students
MACDONALD: soothes sore University of Guelph student Page 8
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Tuesday, February 5,1980
Hotel or housing fee increase?
I would like to take this opportunity to correct some of the information contained in your recent
series of articles on the proposed
Gage House.
The concept of Gage House is
not going to be discussed at the
board of governors meeting on Feb.
5. There has been no time limit set
for the consideration of this proposal. Further, there has been no
ultimatum issued to the students in
the low-rise in Gage.
The events that have taken place
so far include preliminary discussion with the residents in Gage last
Tuesday night and a letter to several
departments on campus asking for
their estimate of the use of such a
residence areas, and departments
on campus, as well as with Canada
Mortgage and Housing before there
is a final recommendation with
respect to the plan.
The idea of Gage House is one of
several new revenue concepts that
are under consideration in order to
finance the renovations of the
residence buildings. These revenue
concepts are being considered for
several reasons, the most important
of which is to offer an alternative to
the fact that a $10 million renovations program financed over 25
years at today's interest rates,
would result in an immediate increase of about 50 per cent in student residence fees.
The second major reason is that
if the renovations are going to proceed, the revenue must be raised
through housing operations. It is
highly unlikely that there will be
any assistance from governmental
sources as long as UBC rates are
28th out of 30 schools in Canada.
Therefore that is one of the major
reasons  why  we  are  considering
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sacrificing 2.7 per cent of the
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resulting revenues for the renovation of the remaining 97.3 per cent.
There are very difficult choices
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Media shafts Trudeau, says Chretien
From page 3
limits and the goal of establishing a
largely "made in Canada" price for
oil. He harshly criticized the Tory
decision to "allow" the U.S. to
choose a tanker route for transporting Alaskan oil to mainland U.S.,
rather than the favored overland
pipeline route.
"Who was the government when
the (American) decision was made?
And I don't know if it's too late (to
change the tanker decision). I don't
know how firm this decision is," he
said. Chretien added that a pipeline
route would cause much less
damage to the Canadian ecology
than the tanker route.
He said a re-elected Liberal
government would fight against the
tanker route.
In direct election discussion,
Chretien said he hopes the party
"will do well" in the west and said
it is unhealthy for Liberals to be
electorally weak in Western
Canada.
He gave no clear answers on
Trudeau's continued leadership,
but defended his party chief's low-
key campaign. "He cannot tell you
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precisely when he will resign. If he
says he will resign in six months, he
will look like a lame duck.
"I think for the media to complain about it (Trudeau's low profile) is unfair. You know, I'm not a
low profile guy. I've given speeches
in many places and there was not a
single reporter there. Trudeau has
said we're a team. Look around,
there's other guys."
Chretien said the media criticizes
Trudeau whether he comes on as a
"gunslinger" or as "an elder
statesman", and said the Liberal
leader is campaigning as hard as
ever in this election. "They (the
media) say Trudeau is not visible,
but he makes two or three speeches
a day. And last spring he was campaigning five days a week, this spring he is campaigning six."
Young UBC Liberals, bearing red
party buttons, gave Chretien hearty
support, pausing between casual
banter to snap a souvenier photo or
pose with the would-be leader for
pictures. The group laughed
uproariously at Chretien's "inside"
stories of the former Liberal
government and his own comic rendition of obstacles encountered in
contemplating running for the
leadership.
"I'm not Joe Clark, I never told
my professor I would become prime
minister of Canada. I had no commitment with destiny. And I'm
francophone and we're supposed to
have a way of alternating the
leader.
"Another personal problem I has
was that if I did run I would have to
get out of the field. The two main
contestants were John (Turner) and
Donald (MacDonald). So for me to
get the leadership I would have to
get out (of politics) and come
back.
"Should I run? Joe Clark did,"
he said as the crowd roared with
laughter. Chretien refused to say if
he would run in the next Liberal
leadership race.
UBC sociologist draws the line on wards
A UBC sociologist says he thinks
boundaries drawn in his recent
report are "sociologically,
historically and geographically"
much better to determine Vancouver wards than ones made by a
five-man commission.
And yet George Gray's report
was turned down by that same commission, chaired by former provincial court judge Larry Eckhardt.
"The commission was considering a partial ward system," Gray,
chair of UBC's urban studies committee, said Sunday. "They wanted
people on city council with a city-
wide view.
"But I couldn't convince them
there's nothing like a city-wide
view, objectively. It all depends on
whose eyes you're looking
through," he said at the Plaza 500,
12th and Cambie.
Gray, who says he came from a
"very populus-oriented
background" in Oregon, thinks his
report's 12 areas are better community definitions for Vancouver's
political reorganization than the
commission's wards with the same
boundaries as existing provincial
ridings.
Unlike Eckhardt's report, which
includes total population counts,
Gray's report only considers voting
adult population aged 20 and over.
His boundaries were determined by
the presence of a community centre,
secondary school and library in
each area. Gray examined historical
boundaries, education, housing,
mother tongue and family age level
in drawing up his designated
regions.
"They aren't completely
homogenous," he told a public audience at a meeting sponsored by
the Committee of Progressive Elec
tors. "But they still have a sense of
socio-geographic   reality."
Gray said his outlined communities of about 25,000 people
give far more equal representation
for Vancouver residents, especially
those on the east side.
Gray said he saw no conspiracies
or "dirty tricks incompetence" in
the Eckhardt report but added that
the judge is misinformed to believe
the Controversial "Grade's finger"
provincial riding area belongs with
Little Mountain area. The region
should be on Vancouver's west side,
he said.
Financial advice
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Tuesday, February 5,1980
'Tween classes
TODAY
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noon, Buch. penthouse.
wusc
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NEWMAN CATHOLIC CENTRE
Bible study and discussion, noon, St. Mark's
College.
WOMEN'S COMMITTEE
General meeting, noon, SUB 130.
COALITION FOR A SAFE CAMPUS
Regular meeting, 1:30 p.m., SUB 130.
EUS AND RED CROSS
Blood drive all this week, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., SUB
209.
EL CIRCULO
Conversation groups, noon, Buch. 218.
CHARISMATIC CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP
Prayer and sharing, noon, SUB 111.
CHRISTIAN SCIENCE ORGANIZATION
Testimony meeting, noon, SUB 117.
SF SOCIETY
General meeting, noon, SUB 113.
CUSO
Dr.   A   Siemens   speaks   on   Challenging   the
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WEDNESDAY
NEWMAN CLUB
Wine and cheese party, noon, St. Mark's College.   .
WOMEN'S COMMITTEE
Fat is a feminist issue, noon, SUB 130.
VOC
General meeting, noon, Chem. 250.
POTTERY FUND
Very important general meeting, noon, SUB 251.
THURSDAY
UBC NDP CLUB
General meeting, noon, SUB 119.
CCF
Bible study, noon, SUB 207.
IYS
Lecture by Dr. Mashman, noon, SUB 215.
AMNESTY UBC
Letter-writing workshop, noon, SUB 224.
GAY PEOPLE OF UBC
Bill Black speaks on Gays in the labor force,
noon, SUB 212.
WOMEN'S COMMITTEE
Lesbian drop-in, 1:30 p.m., SUB 130.
EAST INDIAN STUDENTS ASSOCIATION
General meeting noon. International House main
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YOUNG ALUMNI CLUB
New wave/disco dance open to all fourth year
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CAMPUS CRUSADE FOR CHRIST
Videotaped debate on evolution vs. creation,
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IVCF
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General meeting, 7 p.m. to midnight, SUB 230.
TOASTMASTERS
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Valentine's dance, 9 p.m.. International House.
GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES
Dr. Cam Nelson speaks on new concepts of
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330A.
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SPORTS
T'birds split
with Calgary
"THIS GUY HAS the whole net to shoot at and he hits me in the bloody
ankle," moans Calgary defenceman in Canada West ice hockey action Friday. Thunderbirds did manager to hit net six times to wallop visiting
Dinosaurs Friday but were edged 6-5 Saturday to drop closer to oblivion as
— kevin finnegan photo
post-season play nears. 'Birds travel to Saskatoon to face fellow cellar
dwellars this weekend, where a loss will mathematically eliminate team
from playoffs.
Men hit new highs, women at bottom
Two teams possessing a pair of
the more impressive losing streaks
in Canada passed each other on the
basketball floor in Saskatoon
Saturday.
As the UBC Thunderettes trudged off after their fourteenth consecutive league loss, they passed the
University of Saskatchewan men's
team heading out to face their
twelfth straight defeat. But at least
the Huskies' frustration spelled
good news for UBC.
The Thunderbird basketball team
dropped the hapless Huskies twice
on the weekend to move into a second place tie with the University of
Calgary in Canada West standings.
Bob Forsyth again led the 'Birds
with 17 points each night as UBC
won 76-64 Friday and 84-73 Saturday. Rob Cholyk also had 17 points
Saturday.
The Thunderettes stayed close to
Saskatchewan in Saturday's game
until late in the game when all three
forwards fouled out. The Huskiettes outscored UBC 16-1 in the last
two minutes to win 70-55 after
Agnes Baker, Jane Waddell and
Denise Simard received their fifth
fouls. Baker scored 20 points for
the Thunderettes before leaving the
game.
CANADA WEST UNIVERSITY
ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION
Men's basketball standings
GP W L    Pts.
Victoria Vikings 12 12 0 24
UBC Birds 12 7 5 14
Calgary D'saurs 12 7 5 14
L'bridge P'horns 12 5 7 10
Alberta Bears 12 5 7 10
Sask. Huskies 12 0 12 0
Women's basketball standings
Victoria Vikettes 14 14 0 28
Calgary Dinnies 14 10 4 20
Alberta Pandas 14 8 6 16
L'bridge P'horns 14 5 9 10
Sask. Huskiettes 14 5 9 10
UBCTh'ettes 14 0 14 0
Friday Saskatchewan blasted the
Thunderettes   75-41,   with   Cathy
Bultitude scoring 15 points for
UBC.
Both the men's and women's
teams will travel to Calgary this
weekend for a pair of games, and
Thunderbird coach Peter Mullins
said UBC must win at least one to
stay in the race for the second and
last playoff spot. Calgary and UBC
are presently tied for second place
in Canada West with 14 points.
"It's going to be a very interesting weekend. I'm looking forward to it," said Mullins.
Meanwhile, UBC athletic director R.J. Phillips said Monday the
participation   of   Simon   Fraser
University guard Ray Kybartas in
the Jan. 5 UBC-SFU game will have
no bearing on the game's standing.
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, an American
conference in which SFU plays, has
ordered Simon Fraser to forfeit all
games Kybartas played in because
he is ineligible to play under NAIA
transfer rules.
Simon Fraser defeated UBC
77-72 in their game but Phillips said
UBC has no intention of asking for
the Buchanan Cup back.
"We don't consider that we have
a win," said Phillips.
('Bird dropping^)
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THURSDAY
SATURDAY
Men's wrestling
Men's soccer
Men's ice hockey
UBC 31    West. Wash. 30
UBC 0    SFU 3
UBC 5   Calgary 6
Women's volleyball
Canada West tourney final
FRIDAY
Women's basketball
UBC 11, 16, 3
Men's ice hockey
UBC 55   Saskatchewan 70
Saskatchewan 15, 18, 15
UBC 6   Calgary 2
Men's basketball
Men's rugby
UBC 84   Saskatchewan 73
UBC vs. Old Boys, game
Women's basketball
postponed
UBC 41    Saskatchewan 75
Swimming
UBC 288
SUNDAY
Men's basketball
Alberta 271
Women's field hockey
UBC 76   Saskatchewan 64
Calgary 154
All games postponed
Both the men's and women's
volleyball teams head into the last
Canada West tournament in
Calgary Feb. 22-23 with excellent
chances to qualify for the national
finals.
But the women might die of
frustration first.
For the fourth time this season
the Thunderettes lost a tournament
at the hands of the University of
Saskatchewan Huskiettes on the
weekend at a Canada West tourney
in Victoria. This time Saskatchewan
won 15-11, 18-16, 15-3 in the last
match of the round robin play to
take a two-point lead into the final
tournament.
Meanwhile the Thunderettes go
into the final tournament tied for
second with the University of
Alberta. Because Saskatchewan is
hosting the nationals this year and
therefore qualifies automatically,
Canada West will send two
representatives to the CIAU championships, and both the men's and
women's teams could qualify for
the first or second spot.
But to finish first, the women will
have to play Saskatchewan again.
Twice.
*    *    *
UBC swimmers served notice
over the weekend they are the team
to beat in the Canada West swimming world. Last Saturday in Edmonton UBC defeated their western
counterparts Calgary and Alberta
in a tri-meet with UBC scoring 288
points, Alberta 271 and Calgary
154.
The Canada West championships
will be held at the UBC aquatic centre Feb. 14-16.
By CRAIG SIMPSON
The UBC Thunderbird ice
hockey team has been bothered by
the flu bug in the past two weeks
but the 'Birds were far from invalids in two games against the
University of Calgary Dinosaurs at
the winter sports centre Friday and
Saturday.
Friday the UBC team routed the
Dinosaurs 6-2 in a wide open affair.
Saturday, with 'Birds' defenceman
Al Wakita sidelined with the flu and
left winger Marty Matthews dressed
but unhealthy, the Dinosaurs edged
UBC 6-5 in an even more offensively oriented game.
The Friday game had UBC jumping out to a 6-0 lead in the first two
periods. Defenceman Dino Sita
opened, the scoring in the first and
right-winger Hugh Cameron echoed
with two goals. In the second period
Ted Colter, Jim McLaughlin and
Tom Ouchi tallied for the Thunderbirds.
CANADA WEST
UNIVERSITY ATHLETIC
ASSOCIATION
Men's ice hockey standings
GP    W    L Pts
Alberta Bears          23    16     7 32
Calgary D'saurs      23    16     7 32
UBC Birds             23    10    13 20
Sask. Huskies         23    10    13 20
Calgary finally got on the board
with power play goals from Gary
Cummins and Bob Irvine at :50 and
15:26 in the third period. Calgary
was dominant in the third period
but had little chance of overcoming
the 'Birds' lead.
Dinosaurs' coach George
Kingston felt that his team put up a
better showing than the score indicated and cited poor defensive
play and missed scoring opportunities on the Dinosaurs' part as
reasons behind Calgary's defeat. "1
thought we missed the net a lot. The
first and third periods were our best
and I didn't think it was a 6-2
hockey game," said Kingston.
Kingston's team had to contend
with the strong goaltending of the
'Birds' Brent Stuart, who faced 36
shots. Jerry Farwell of Calgary faced 25 UBC shots.
UBC's Hugh Cameron also gave
Calgary problems. The right-winger
scored two goals for UBC and terrorized the Calgary goalie all night.
"It was nice to be trying for three
goals," said Cameron. "I had
chances to get the third one but it
just didn't work out."
On Saturday, UBC was not to
deny Calgary its 6-5 victory.
Calgary led 4-3 after forty minutes
on goals by Jim Bertram, Ron
Fischer, Paul Murray, and Jerry
Orban.
Responding for the Thunderbirds
before the third period were Bill
Trenaman, Bill Holowaty and Rob
Jones. Jones' goal was a short-
handed effort at 2:11 of the second
period.
In a thrilling third period, the
'Birds struck first on Jim Allison's
tying marker at 2:06. But Jerry Orban and Paul Murray each responded with their second goals to give
the Dinosaurs a two-goal lead.
Jim McLaughlin scored one
minute after Murray's goal to move
UBC within one at 12:49.
McLaughlin had a chance to tie the
game shortly thereafter but his
backhand shot just rolled wide of
the net after a save by Calgary netminder Terry Krycka.
There were anxious moments in
the last minute when UBC coach
Bert Halliwell elected to remove
goalie Stuart in favor of an extra attacker. The Thunderbirds pressed
hard in the late seconds but could
not produce the necessary goal.

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