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Vol. LXVII, No. 20
Vancouver, B.C. Friday, November 16,1984
Canadian   University fret»
Here's the plot line: a feisty little union holds its
own against a giant multinational corporation. The
workers, mostly young people who've never walked
a picket line before, have held out for 10 weeks and
have seriously hurt the company's business.
It may sound like a boffo box office script a la
Norma Rae, but it's actually a labor dispute happening in Vancouver right now between the theatre
employees' union and the Famous Players theatre
chain, which is controlled bv Gulf and Western
Colbey Peters is on the picket line almost every
| night. She stands in front of the Capitol Six theatre
on the Granville mall wearing her "theatre
employees' union locked out" sign with a
"Famous Players doesn't play fair" button pinned
to her ski jacket.
Colbey and her co-workers have been locked out
for 10 weeks now, since Sept. 11. In the polished
manner that comes from recounting the same story
over and over again, they tell their tale to the prospective Famous Players' patrons who gather in
front of the theatre.
The theatre employees tell how management
wants to cut Sunday wages by 33 per cent. How the
company wants contract changes which employees
say will lead to reduced job security and reduced
hours of work. How the union wants no pay in-
A teenage punk in army fatigues stops at the
door of the theatre and shouts in "movies cost too
much. Workers should be paid more."
The theatre employees are used to the street
scene after a couple of months on the picket line.
One of the picketers says she thinks many of the
passersby don't understand the dispute.
"People walk by and think we're on strike when
we're locked out," Janet Wills says. "It's the company that have turned their backs. We're not asking for anything more, just what we had before."
Like the majority of her co-workers, Janet is a
student. She is currently going part-time to Fraser
Valley College, but hopes to take a full course load
at the B.C. Institute of Technology next fall.
Janet says she needs to get back to work so she
can save money for school. She has now been locked out longer than she worked for Famous Players.
"I've never seen so many people cross a picket
line," she says. "Their attitude is '1 want to see a
movie.' My attitude is I want to pay my rent."
But this Friday night there aren't many people
crossing the line. Operation Solidarity has organized support pickets, and the mass of picketers mUl-
ing about in front of the Capitol Six discourages
most folks from crossing.
Members of the Fishermen's Union and the &&
Union of Public Employees, labor dispute
veterans, give the young theatre employees advice
on how to run the picket line.
A young executive in a suede jacket pauses as he
crosses the line to look disdainfully at the picketers.
"Scum bags," he says.
"Hey, you're takin' bread off a worker's table
when you go in there," a B.C. Government Employees Union replies. "Hey, hey, think about it."
Colbey points out a couple of burly fellows standing around inside the theatre.
"Not only have they got scab workers, but those guys rare security guards, gettin* paid
$12 an hour," she says. "They're paying 'em to keep us in line I guess."
At 10 p.m. the last show at the Capitol Six has started, and the picket line shuts down for
the night. Most of the theatre employees and some of their supporters head for a nearby
Over a glass of draught beer Bill Downward says the locked-out workers get different
kinds of support from the public, citing the example of a guy who brought 10 hot coffees
for the picketers one night.
crease, and wiH settle for a renewal of old contract. And bow Famous Players has refused
to negotiate or meet with the locked out workers.
Colbey passes out leaflets and explains once again the situation to people standing near
the picket line.
"Can I ask you to read what's going on here," she says to two theatre-goers who cross
the picket line and brush past Colbey without acknowledging her existence.
It doesn't hurt to read it ya know," she says to the back of their heads. She shrugs.
"Nice people."
"The only way people can show their support for us is to stay away," Colbey explains as
she lights another cigarette.
"Some people just don't care. But I think there's
a lot of people who know what's going on and just
stay away."
The picketers say Famous Players* business has
dropped by 60 or 70 per cent since the lockout began.
Picket captain Bill Downward says, "the people
that are going in are the hard-core 'I have to see this
movie or I'll die' types, or they're anti-union or
Famous Players management will not say how
much the picket lines at the Capitol Six and their 15
other B.C. theatres hit by the lockout have hurt box
office receipts. Management has refused to make
any comment On the dispute.
When contacted by Canadian University Press,
Famous Players western district manager Douglas
Gow said, "we refuse to comment because your
papers have refused to run our ads. I'm sorry but
that's the way it is."
Workers at Pacific Press, who print both Vancouver's daily newspapers, have refused to handle
ads for the locked-out Famous Players theatres.
The picketers say the absence of ads in the dailies is
one of the main reasons the company business is
It's the Friday night of the Remembrance Day
long weekend, and the movie theatre strip of the
Granville mall is teeming with people. The crowds
are a mix of suburbanites in town to see a flick,
teenyboppers hanging out, and an assortment of
street people.
A middle-aged drunk weaves,past the Capitol Six
pickets, his face distorted by booze. He wave-, a
near-empty rum bottle and shouts, "the British are
coming, the British are coming. The Falkland
Islands, . ." and lurches off.
Bill says in many ways Colbey Peters has been
behind the high morale on the picket line.
"If it wasn't for Colbey, this whole thing would
have fallen apart weeks ago," he says. "Hey Colbey, after this the union owes you a huge debt of
Colbey sums up her commitment to the fight in
one word. "Principle," she says. She only worked
one night a week before the lockout.
Another theatre worker, who did not want to
give his last name, says the lockout has changed his
perspective on unions.
"I was in the union for five years. All it was was
$10 off my pay cheque each month," says Dave, an
engineering student. "But now I see the need. I
totally believe in unions and what they stand for."
Workers stand firm
"Students don't have much respect for a picket
tine. They're there to see a movie. They don't see
themselves as part of the labor force . . ."
Derek Jones, international representative for the
International Alliance of Theatrical and Stage
Employees and Moving Picture Operators, is
speaking in the Theatre Employees' Union Office.
Stacks of paper surround him, ready to be folded
into pamphlets to be passed out by pickets at Lower
Mainland Famous Players Theatres. Jones sees the
pickets as. an important way to get tneunioa**
message across.
See page 2: FILM Page 2
Friday, November 16, 1984
Film market exists
From page 1
"When people go to cross, we
talk to them. We ask them if they
know what the dispute is
about." He says $6.50, the average
wage paid to Famous Players
employees, is not much in B.C.
"The hours are limited, particularly in the suburbs, because
they're only open in the evenings."
He says the picketers talk to moviegoers about the desire of management to do union work and the loss
of job security.
Not surprisingly, the picket lines
are least effective at the Park Royal
theatre in North Van.
"There's a different class of people there ... I think they think
they're above that sort of thing."
Famous Players is a subsidiary
of the New York based Gulf and
Western Ltd., a four billion dollar
conglomerate. Famous Players
wants to force their employees to
take a 33 per cent wage cut on Sundays. Officially they justify this by
saying their American employees do
not receive time-and-a-half on what
is in Canada a traditional day of
They claim they decided to make
the pay cut now because the recession has affected their business. But
Jones says the company will not
produce any figures to support that
"They talked about video,
satellite t.v. cutting into their profits. If we were to believe this, we'd
have to ask ourselves, does Garth
Drabinsky (president of Canadian
Odeon/Cineplex Ltd.) not know
what he's doing?"
Jones asks why Odeon built the
new Royal Centre 10-plex and the
Oakridge triple plex if the market is
not there.
He leans forward in his chair to
emphasize  his  point.   "They  have
the confidence that the market is
Famous Players also wants its
employees to agree to "downgrading", where management will
be allowed to do bargaining unit
work. Jones says this will result in
job loss and loss of job security.
Currently, Famous Players is hiring workers to do the work of the
locked out union members. Most
are "either friends or relatives of
management," says Jones adding
they are being paid slightly below
union wage.
While the labor dispute continues, movie-goers will likely
prefer Odeon theatres for another
reason. The theatre chain has not
bothered to bid for any good
movies for the duration of the lockout.
"They're waiting until their
employees cave in," Jones says.
But come late November, with
2010: A Space Odyssey and Dune
slated for release, Famous Players
could lose big.
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Student Representatives to serve on the Board of
Governors and the Senate.
This notice is a call for nominations for full-time students to
run for election for the following positions:
SENATE-SEVENTEEN students (five at-large
and one from each faculty)
Nomination forms giving full details of the requirements of nominations are available in the Registrar's Office, the A.M.S. Office (Room
266 S.U.B.), and in the offices of the Student Undergraduate
Societies and the Graduate Student Association.
Nominations must be in the hands of the Registrar no later
than 4:00 p. m. on Friday, December 7,  1984.
"Do you wish to join the Canadian Federation of Students at a fee of $7.50 per full-time
student per year?"
DAY POLLS: Wednesday, Nov. 21 to Friday, Nov. 23 as follows:
9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Computer Science
Grad Centre
Sedgewick Library
Woodward Lbirary
EVENING POLLS: Wednesday, November 21, as follows:
4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Totem Park Common Block
Place Vanier Common Block
Walter H. Gage Common Block
Sedgewick Library
Pan Hellenic House
(Poll time and location subject to the availability of Poll Clerks)
BRING YOUR A.M.S. CARD Friday, November 16, 1984
Page 3
Engineers must pay $64,000 debt
The Alma Mater Society should
ask UBC's board of governors to
levy a fee against engineering
students, an engineering council
representative told council Wednesday.
He said the AMS should ask the
board to levy the fee so the
Engineering Undergraduate Society
can pay off a $64,000 debt it owes
the AMS.
The request was announced as a
notice of motion at the meeting.
Council will vote in two weeks on
requesting the levy from the board.
AMS finance director James
Hollis said he and the EUS executive decided this was the best
solution after months of negotiation.
Fire guts Gage suite 118
A fire gutted a suite in the Gage
lowrise Wednesday night, causing
up to $15,000 damage.
One of the suite's occupants,
Heidi Derstberger, music 3, said she
and her roommate suffered a personal loss of about $3,500. "It's
not as bad as it could have been —
it's not like it's our own place," she
Derstberger and her roommate
were in class when the fire broke
out at 9:40 p.m. Derstberger said
she was told the campus fire department took 17 minutes to respond.
She said the delay could be attributed to a rash of false alarms in
residence which may have led fire
officials to believe it was a crank
But Stuart Affleck, University
Endowment Lands assistant fire
chief, said the response was not
slow. Affleck said records indicate
the alarm was pulled at 9:40 p.m.,
with fire trucks arriving at 9:43
p.m. "A three minute response is
not bad at all. We were almost there
right away."
Affleck added there are many
false alarms in residence, but said
all alarms are answered quickly.
"It's just extremely frustrating
when we discover it's a false alarm,
he said.
He said the cause of the blaze is
undetermined and arson has been
ruled out. "We couldn't find any
cause for the fire in the apartment
Although no one was hurt in the
fire, Affleck said there are no
smoke detectors in Gage. He said
smoke detectors are being installed
in residence over an 18-month
period to meet recently revised provincial fire regulations.
Smoke detectors will be installed
in Gage by March, he said, adding
the installation time is lengthy because of the large number of apartments.
Derstberger said her first concern
was for the safety of her roommate.
She said she was not horribly
distraught over the death of a stray
cat in the apartment which asphyxiated from the fumes. "I hope she
didn't suffer much," she added.
Paper faces attack
CALGARY (CUP) — The student newspaper at the University of
Calgary, The Gauntlet, faces a petition bid by two student councillors
who want to strip the paper of its
financial autonomy.
Deidre Wall, student council
vice-president, and external commissioner Don Kozak, are circulating a petition calling for a
referendum to assign "financial
and administrative responsibility of
The Gauntlet Publications Society
to the students' union to ensure
fiscal management."
Wall said the petition is a result
of the publications board's refusal
to discuss putting The Gauntlet's
finances under council control.
But Gauntlet staff members are
not worried about the move.
"We're confident of our support
on campus," said Gauntlet co-
editor Stephen Downes. "For now,
all we're going to do is cover it as a
news story, but we're more than
ready to fight a referendum if we
have to."
The Ubyssey has editorial but not
financial autonomy.
The Ubyssey interviewed Derstberger and her roommate Thursday
morning as they gathered their belongings in the charred suite. The
fire swept through the apartment,
destroying furniture and personal
possessions including valuable sheet
music and a mandolin.
Inside gutted suite 118, maintenance workers joined the two homeless students cleaning up the sooty
If the proposal passes engineering
students will pay an additional student fee of at least $8 starting next
year. "The fee will likely be collected for three or four years,"
Hollis said.
He said the EUS' debt has been
growing since 1980 when the society
lost approximately $17,000 on its
Engineering ball.
Hollis said the EUS lost a
substantial amount when they
booked the expensive Winter Sports
Centre for five days last year for the
Hollis said the EUS has commonly lost $10,000 a year on "overly
grandiose" engineering balls.
EUS vice president Cliff Stewart
said he is new to the EUS council
and cannot explain how the EUS
debt grew so large. "But this year's
executive has dealt with ihe problem and implemented safeguards
against it happening in the future,"
said Stewart.
He said a budget committee is being introduced into the EUS'
budget procedure. In the past only
the treasurer drew up and administered the budget.
"We have a $100,000 budget.
That's too large a budget for one
person to administer," Stewart said.
CFS ups publicity
— rory a. photo
HEIDI DERSTBERGER CLEANS up remnants of possessions in Gage
lowrise suite. Fire Wednesday night caused $15,000 in damage.
Derstberger and roommate lost $3,500 worth of valuables.
OTTAWA (CUP) — While Sir
Wilfred Grenfell College in Newfoundland holds a referendum on
membership in the Canadian
Federation of Students this week,
UBC students facing the same decision a week later have been left in
the dark.
CFS pacific region chair Tami
Roberts said UBC students will vote
on whether to join the three-year-
old federation Nov. 21, 22 and 23,
despite the student council's failure
to distribute CFS newsletters. Sir
Wilfred Grenfell votes Nov. 16.
Roberts said hundreds of CFS
pamphlets and copies of the B.C.
Student, a CFS publication, sent to
the council have not been
distributed on campus. She said as a
result many students are not aware
of the referendum, although it has
council's support.
"I don't think any one person is
responsible, the problem is the
council's distribution system," she
said during the federation's seventh
annual general meeting last week.
The CFS-Pacific region plans to
conduct an "information blitz" on
the campus to counter the council's
withholding of CFS material and
heighten students' awareness of the
federation's benefits, she said.
Although Roberts fears the
referendum may not reach quorum
at UBC — about 2800 students —
she said a majority will likely vote
to join. Only a small 'no' campaign
led by some engineers on campus
have surfaced so far.
"I'm convinced there will be
more 'yes' votes than 'no'. If people were informed there wouldn't
be as much opposition to it," she
Another delegate to the CFS
general-meeting, UBC council
member Andrea Demchuk, said
despite the 'no' campaign being led
by a council member representing
the engineers, Ginny Balcolm, and
some council members wanting
CFS to adopt a voting system giving
more weight to larger institutions,
students on campus want to belong
to a national federation lobbying
for their interests.
"There are forces on campus
who are interested in doing
something other than expanding the
student union building," she said.
At the other end of the country in
Cornerbrook, Newfoundland, the
Sir Wilfred Grenfell student council
is holding a referendum on CFS
membership because one held eight
months ago in favour of CFS
resulted in "technical difficulties,"
according to CFS chair Beth Olley.
"It's being rerun because there is
concern about the methodology of
the last one," she said.
If both referenda pass, about 800
full-time Sir Wilfred Grenfell
students will pay $4 and about
28,000 UBC students will pay $7.50
to CFS. Pacific region members
must pay $3.50 to belong to the provincial organization.
CFS has 66 members and
represents 450,000 students.
Yes and No sides debate CFS membership
A national student organization
is needed as a unified voice for politicians looking for the student view,
the Canadian Federation of Students pacific region chair said
"Students united can have a lot
more influence over decisions affecting their lives," Tami Roberts
told 50 people at a CFS forum in
SUB lounge.
Roberts said CFS and its predecessors have lobbied successfully
for student aid. She said for example two years ago when the provincial student aid program ran out
of money early, "We organized a
massive lobby effort aimed at the
ML As in the House." The government allocated an extra $8.7 million, she said.
"That's in direct response to the
Speaking for the No side in the
forum, Steve Harris, arts 4, said
CFS had nothing to do with student
aid improvements, which politicians only implemented as election
ploys. Roberts said in response
"elections are good times to get
Harris said paying the membership fees totalling $200,000 would
be a bad deal for UBC because
UBC's Alma Mater Society could
do more useful things with the
"I do feel we could use more
squash courts," Harris said.
UBC students vote Nov. 21, 22
and 23 on membership in CFS at a
cost of $7.50 per student. For quorum 10 per cent of students, about
2,800 people, must vote Yes.
"I can't see what CFS will do to
improve our quality of services
here," Harris said, adding he bets
the UBC branch of the CFS-owned
CUTS travel service will remain
even if UBC does not join.
Harris said he feels safer with the
AMS than with an outside student
body. "When I look outside of the
campus that's them. That's nebulous. That's something I'm not familiar with."
Roberts said CFS, with more
than 60 member student societies,
offers services that cannot be organized otherwise. She would not
say whether CUTS will pull out of
UBC if the vote fails.
UBC does have unique concerns
but "there are a helluva lot more
concerns that aren't," said Roberts,
adding loans are one example. And
CFS in B.C. has the only full-time
post-secondary education researcher, she said.
Harris said CFS' one-member,
one-vote system is unfair because
UBC must compete with smaller
colleges. Roberts said there is currently a CFS proposal for weighted
voting and members can decide
whether this is valid.
Harris claimed much of UBC
membership fees would go into a
large CFS deficit. Roberts said only
one of the three CFS budgets is in
debt. The national budget is
$68,000 in debt, but the services and
provincial budgets have a combined
$60,000 surplus, Roberts said.
Tories cut student summer job program
OTTAWA (CUP) — The federal
government is slashing its Summer
Works student job creation program by $85 million this year and
freezing the amount of money set
aside for student loans, according
to finance minister Michael Wilson.
The cut in Summer Works will
severely hamper accessibility to
education, wiping out 20,000 to
30,000 summer jobs for students,
said Beth Olley, Canadian Federation of Students chair.
"With one fifth of students
unemployed last summer, the
government doesn't seem to be addressing the mounting crisis in
youth unemployment,"  she said.
"Students need those jobs to return
to school."
Wilson said the Tory government
plans to push down the unemployment rate by one per cent this year
by lowering the deficit and encouraging economic recovery.
He announced a $1 billion job
creation program, but refused to
give details, only saying the government is opposed to the former
Liberal government's "temporary
make-work programs."
Opposition Liberal MP Lloyd
Axworthy called the mini-budget
night "a terrible night for Canadians, particularly young people."
Olley said the federation was not
consulted at all about the drastic cut
to the Summer Works budget.
"We're talking about a big program for students and one we've
been very vocal on for a long time
— they should have consulted us."
The announcement was made the
same day Olley and about 100 other
student politicians had spent lobbying federal politicians about student
And the B.C. government has
diverted at least $14 million in provincial job creation funds since
1982, a Sun article said, B.C. has
one of the highest unemployment
rates in Canada. Page 4
Friday, November 16, 1984
Students picket violent Penthouse photos
people, most of them university
students, picketed Montreal's huge
black Palais de Justice last week in
protest of the December issue of
Penthouse magazine.
"We always protest against Penthouse but this time they've gotten
out of hand," said Elena Medicoff,
the Concordia University student
who organized the demonstration.
Asked why they chose the Palais
for the protest, McGill student Jill
Fitzmourice said: "It could be called a symbolic demand for a just
"What do women with their
stomachs tied with ropes have to do
with a just society?" Fitzmaurice
In the ten-page Penthouse cen-
trespread, Southeast Asian women
are bound with thick rope so tightly
that their flesh bulges. The women
are depicted hanging from trees,
dead on beaches and passively
awaiting sodomy. In one photo, the
rope is wrenched to sever the
woman's clitoris. These pictures are
complimented by a series of haiku
poems about cherry blossoms.
Medicoff, also a member of the
Montreal group Media Watch, said
there are laws prohibiting literature
which attacks blacks or Jews "but
there are no laws against hate
literature against women.
"The problem with this magazine
is that it is very well read and well
distributed. We are really angry
that this was not stopped at the
But Andre Lachance, manager of
Canada Customs' prohibitive importation section, said he doesn't
think the issue is obscene under the
governing section of the criminal
code, section 159.
Constable Poxon, a public relations officer with the Montreal
police, said the main problem is
with legislation.
"The laws are vague. That is why
police have such trouble enforcing
them. The federal criminal code
should lay out stipulations concerning obscenity in black and white instead of the police going to Crown
prosecutors," he said.
Medicoff said the morality squad
in Montreal will not seize the issue
because it is not obscene from cover
to cover.
In Ottawa, police have confiscated some copies and are giving
stores a couple of days to clear the
shelves before they start laying
charges of distributing obscene
Demonstrations will also be planned in Toronto. In Newfoundland,
Ottawa and Vancouver, women
have started writing letters in protest to federal and provincial officials.
One major Vancouver
distributor, Mainland Magazines,
has recalled the issue but it is still
widely available.
Student enters race
The Vancouver school board can
cut $10 million in fat out of the system easily if they look closely, a
UBC student running for school
board said Thursday.
Robert Sanzalone, arts 3, said,
"Microwaves in school are good.
But they should be the first to go rather than jobs." Sanzalone, running as an independent, said older
stoves would do fine in classrooms.
He said the $10 million could be
saved by 1986 by cutting expenditures on public address systems and
in other unnecessary areas.
He added programs like French
Immersion are secondary to Van
couver's elementary and secondary
schools and could be cut first.
But Sanzalone said jobs — both
teaching and staff related — should
be saved at any reasonable exp-
pense. "The present board's priorities aren't where they should be and
that's with teachers' jobs," he said.
But he said the board should not
take a confrontational attitude towards the provincial government's
funding cuts. "A COPE (Committee of Progressive Electors) majority with its confrontational attitudes
would be an added problem," Sanzalone said.
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THE     U BY S S E Y
Page 5
The voice of public interest
groups is being stifled by a little
known amendment to B.C. Utilities
Commission rules which just might
cost the public money in the future.
The change to the commission,
which conducts public hearings on
megaprojects such as dams and on
utility rate increases, stops "intervener groups" from recovering
the costs of participation in these
The amendment means consumer
groups, environmental organizations, native Indian bands and
women's groups, to name a few,
will no longer be eligible for financial assistance in their efforts to
speak out on issues directly affecting them.
The Canadian Bar Association
and the B.C. public advocacy centre
strongly oppose the new changes.
Dick Gathercole, a spokesperson
for the latter, says, "The legislation
will make it difficult for public interests to be properly represented at
rate hearings.
At the last B.C. Tel rate hearings
in 1983 Gathercole's intervenor
costs were $30,000. "Yet as a result
of our intervention the commission
overturned B.C. Tel's rate request
saving telephone subscribers 1.25
million dollars." B.C. Tel has again
applied for a substantial rate increase — 15 per cent this time.
Gathercole says it is unclear how effective their submission will be this
Most of the decisions brought
before the commission involve huge
public expenditures directly or indirectly paid for by the public. The
responsible assessment of these expenditures is a matter of public concern.
Gathercole argues intervenor
funding is not a radical idea. "The
conservative government in Ontario
has moved to make such funding
government policy for all large projects."
Gathercole says the government
has moved to limit the effectiveness
of public participation so that its
projects may proceed unquestioned.
The economic council of Canada
wrote a report in 1981 concerning
public hearings that says, "private
companies usually are well
represented, have substantial financial assets and access to information and can write costs off against
taxes, (but) cost problems will
generally inhibit thinly spread
groups from organizing an effective
Irwin Henderson, energy, mines
and resources ministry executive
assistant, says the amendment is part
of the B.C. government's on-going
restraint program. Henderson
agrees the government is pursuing a
narrow definition of efficiency in its
move to cut the costs of commission
hearings. "The rationale behind the
changes was largely philosophical,"
he says.
Mike Michealson, an assistant at
the utility commission, is quick to
point out that there has been no
limit imposed on public participation at commission hearings. But he
agrees the quality of submissions
may decline. "There is no question
that interveners have been important in the past."
Marilyn Kansky, a West Coast
Environmental Law Association
lawyer, says now effective participation will be difficult to
achieve. "The Utilities Commission
hearings are complex, much of the
information is very technical. An
effective submission requires researchers, witnesses and legal help, all
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of which cost money. Instead of
dealing with the issues we will be
forced to bake cookies or hold auctions."
Kansky says she cannot understand the government's reasoning.
Total intervenor costs for the site C
hydro dam hearings were $130,000,
she says, but as a result of public
submissions the two billion dollar
dam was shown to be unnecessary.
Kansky says the public pays
either way — for a dam, or when
B.C. Hydro passes the additional
intervenor costs on to customers.
"With an effective hearing process
we can at least be sure that all
aspects of a development are
brought to public attention, that we
are choosing the best possible alternatives."
UBC economics professor
Jonathan Kesselman says the
amendment is narrow-minded.
"The utility commission changes
are but one more example of the
government's limited conception of
efficiency. They have moved to cut
project costs without regard to the
full implications for society as a
whole. The attitude is that policies
favorable to the business sector
must necessarily be desirable."
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being of individuals as the ultimate
goal of economic life."
Besides B.C. Tel's 15 per cent
rate increase request, the Utilities
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B.C. Hydro rate increase.
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As a follow-up to Billy Graham's visit to
our campus, the UBC Christian Community presents a lecture series on:
Foundations of the
Christian Faith
a lecture series by Dr. Bruce Milne
• senior pastor of First Baptist Church, Vancouver
• for 10 years Professor of Theology at Spurgeon College,
London, England
• author of several books on the Christian faith
• frequent speaker to student audiences at Cambridge and
other leading universities in the U.K.
Place: Regent College, Main Classroom
Time: 7 p.m.
Dates: Oct 26, Knowing God
/ Nov. 2, Who is God?
Nov. 9, What is Man?
Nov. 16, Who is Jesus
Nov. 23, Why Christ Died?
Nov. 30, The Christian Way
This series of lectures is designed to engage both those individuals
who may be enquiring into the Christian faith, as well as those individuals who may wish to enrich their knowledge and understanding of the foundational Christian doctrines. Page 6
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Students should strengthen only national voice
When UBC's chairman of the
board of governors, David Mac-
Lean, came to talk to our Alma Mater Society council about the
board's deep concern over the financial crises at UBC and welcome
our input, he spent some time discussing why he strongly supports
UBC joining the Canadian Federation of Students.
He was a past president of a predecessor of CFS, where he worked
in contact with Joe Clark and Jean
Chretien. He summed it up saying
we should not be re-debating whether or not to join the national student organization, but rather how
we can improve and strengthen our
only national voice. This national
voice would be to draw attention to
the almost non-existent financial
support for part-time students, and
the effects of rising tuition fees
from education underfunding.
I would like to address the comments in the last Ubyssey that refer
to the Simon Fraser University delegate getting all hot and bothered
about CFS services becoming too
large and overpowering the political
wing. This has often been said
about our AMS, with some justification.
But I have enough commerce
propaganda instilled in me to realize that a good, strong, successful
service wing increases the potential
for a more politically powerful organization because it increases credibility, and the dollars available for
organizing or publicizing what you
want to attain.
Most student societies (like
UBC's AMS) do not have any support staff for research or organizing
lobbying campaigns. This work is
currently done by volunteers.
Therefore it is not a question —
can UBC make better use of the i
money that would go to CFS, because if the referendum fails, UBC
won't get that money — but rather
should each UBC student put an extra $7.50 towards the only national
student organization. (Two less
drinks is a relatively small proportion of our average alcoholic intake
over a year. Special note to the engineers: cash in your empties and
you'll have your CFS fees paid right
Research is collected at regional
and national CFS offices and distributed to campuses to allow volunteer students who are doing lobbying improved access to information for more credible arguments.
The work done at CFS offices
will continue if UBC does not join,
but will improve with more resources. Parts of the organization
we are currently not happy with will
only change if we get involved. I
wanted a large institutional caucus
to discuss common issues like how
to improve student awareness on
campus and what successful services student societies have offered.
At the last conference this passed
unanimously and will become a permanent part of the national agenda
of CFS.
Your $7.50 is only a risk because
everyone may not agree on how all
of the money is spent, but the majority of decision end up with consensus. Simply because I know a
portion of my money goes to a'd-
ministrative costs does not stop me
from supporting the Red Cross or
the United Way.
I believe that if some of my
money reaches where I want it to,
then it is worth giving, and I extend
this logic to giving money to our only national student organization.
Nancy Bradshaw
AMS coordinator
of external affairs
Reasons abound for joining CFS
I am writing in response to a suggestion made by a Simon Fraser
University student that UBC
students should vote no in the upcoming   Canadian   Federation   of
Vote for CFS and work for education
We would like to let UBC
students know that we fully support
their upcoming referendum to join
the Canadian Federation of
Students; We represent students at
campuses who have taken out full
membership, or who will be voting
on such in the near future.
There are many problems with
the education system in British Columbia. Funding is being cut,
unplanned changes to the very
nature of our education system are
being made, the quality of education is declining, and our campuses
are becoming less institutions of
higher learning than ideological
There is not one campus among
us that has not been affected in
some way. In order to have a
coherent, developed strategy to save
the education system, we must work
together. Students at most of our
campuses have already voted in
favour of presenting a unified case
UBC Tories oppose CFS membership
The executive of the UBC Progressive Conservative club has examined the arguments both for and
against the Alma Mater Society
joining the Canadian Federation of
On the first matter of contention,
we are firmly opposed to the
$200,000 students at UBC would be
forced to pay in order to fund the
CFS out of its $60,000 to $65,000
debt. We are appalled by the fact
that the CFS is raiding U.B.C.'s
large student body to solve its
financial crisis.
Secondly, we question the degree
of representation that the AMS
would have in the CFS. Because
there are six times as many universities in Ontario as in British Col
umbia, we feel that the special
needs of our local institutions
would be clouded, if not buried, by
the self-serving needs of eastern
CFS representation.
In addition, can you imagine
what little control our student body
would have over the vast sum of
money that would be sent to the executive in Ottawa?
Finally, as a political organization, we are disturbed by the CFS's
confrontational attitude as an approach in voicing students' conr
cerns, issues and problems before
other public institutions.
On the above basis, we strongly
encourage you to vote no on the
referendum Nov. 21, 22 and 23.
Carolyn Hadrovie
commerce 2
to government and the public. Now
it is your turn.
Working within the federation,
we can also provide students with
useful services. Currently the
federation operates a national discount program, a travel agency, a
student work abroad program, and
distributes International Student
Identity Cards. The greater the
number of members in the Federation, the better services can be offered.
We urge you to vote yes in the
upcoming referendum. We look
forward to working with you in the
Stephen Howard,
Simon Fraser Student Society
Heather Gropp,
Students referendum.  (Delegation
says leave, Nov. 14).
The impression given by the article was not entirely correct, as the
student in question, Charles Men-
' zies, was not speaking in any official position as a representative of
the Simon Fraser Student Society.
He was merely stating his own personal views.
I feel those views are incorrect. I,
like Mr. Menzies, was also a
delegate to the CFS Semi-annual
General Meeting which took place
in Ottawa in early November. The
impressions that I have taken back
from that meeting agree in no way
with Mr. Menzies' points.
He feels that the national component of CFS is full of problems. He
specifically mentions the deficit as
being too large. He fails to mention
that the CFS has decided on a
budgetary program that should see
the deficit shrunk by $100,000 over
the next two years.
It seems to me that this drastic a
Walk to protest
Okanagan College Student     f., ,
Association chair library hour cuts
Mike Peterson,
University of Victoria
student society VP programs
Imtiaz Makhani
Langara Student Society president
Gordon Bryan,
Douglas College Student
Society VP external
Garry Halicki,
Kwantlen College Student
Association president
Mark Roger,
VVI Student Association
On Monday, Nov. 19, from 3:30
p.m. to 4:00 p.m., there will be a
walk from the Law library to Main
library to draw attention to the 15
percent cut-back in library
operating hours. If you believe that
libraries are the core of the university, and that the $30,000 for part-
time staff should be restored, then
show your concern by joining the
Donna Chow
student senate caucus chair
reduction   in   an   organisation's
deficit merits praise, not censure.
He also objects to the emphasis
'CFS places on its services wing.
CFS voted to create a single executive, overseeing both the
political and the services wings of
CFS. Therefore, any emphasis placed on one side or another will be
placed there at the direction of the
membership. Once again, it seems
to me that the CFS providing increased services to Canadian
students is an action that should be
encouraged, and not criticized.
Various UBC students have raised
their concerns about joining
CFS, both to me and to others.
Many of these concerns were met or
specifically addressed during the
last meeting. A directive was issued
calling for submissions and research
to be accepted regarded creating
weighted voting within CFS. A motion establishing that CFS'
priorities lie in education has shown
UBC students that the organisation
will not be dealing with wooly, international political issues. The
structural, problems have been
resolved and the deficit has been
brought under control.
In short, there is no good reason
why any reasonable student would
oppose joining CFS. The student
council voted overwhelmingly in
favor of joining and it would seem
that a large majority of the students
support this.
The only thing that will stop UBC
from joining the best and only national student organisation will be
lack of quorum. I strongly urge all
UBC students to get out and vote
yes on Nov. 21, 22 and 23.
Duncan Stewart
arts representative Friday, November 16, 1984
Page 9
Student clarifies anti-CFS statements
I am writing in response to the article (Delegation says leave, Nov.
Though the spirit of the article
corresponds exactly to what I said
there are several inaccuracies that
require clarification. I hasten to
point out that these inaccuracies result from statements made by me,
not from inadequate reporting.
Though none of the reported
statements are totally incorrect they
can to some extent be misconstrued
by the uninformed reader in such a
fashion as to place the Simon Fraser
student society in a compromising
Firstly, I was not speaking as a
delegate but rather as a student who
also happened to have been a delegate to the past national Canadian
Federation of Students general
meeting. In my capacity as an individual student I believe it is my
right to express my opinions
thiough whatever avenue that is
available to me. To this end I made
the statement that I am asking my
personal friends to vote no in the
upcoming CFS referendum at UBC
(Nov. 21, 22, 23).
I have, since the inception of
CFS, believed that a strong national
organization is important. However
I also believe that before a national
organization can be effective there
must be strong and active local and
regional organizations first. This is
unfortunately not the case at present.
Secondly all references to the
"delegation" and the delegates as a
collective are misleading. Though
agreement may have existed, at least
among the majority of the SFU
delegation, I was not empowered
and did not intend to speak on their
behalf or for that matter as a representative of the Simon Fraser student society.
Thirdly the statement; "He said
SFU's four delegates will recommend SFU stay within the provincial portion of CFS but withdraw
from the federal part. . ." cannot
officially be stated. This is because
there was not a consensus among
the delegation, and the delegation
has not met officially to discuss any
This particular problem arose out
of a statement made by me that did
not sufficiently separate my personal observations from official
SFSS policy. However 1 must make
it clear that I advocate the position
that SFU be affiliated to the provincial organization. It is important to
note that as of yet SFU has taken no
action to withdraw from the national section and it would be
remiss on my part to imply that it
It is crucial that UBC students arrive at their decision, with respect to
CFS, independently of outside stu
dent societies.
The national section of CFS especially is fraught with problems
that are of major concern, a large
deficit being only one of many
(CFS's deficit has increased from
$10,000 in 1981 to over $100,000 in
1984 according to the CFS document 84-C-003.05, Financial Plan
ning — A Paper for Discussion).
Other problems include a runaway service sector that is becoming
less and less accountable to the
membership and more and more
like a small corporate empire. Also,
CFS has decided to initiate further
corporate expansion before initiating research into issues of vital con
cern to students. Though CFS's
main input on the national level
may merely be lobbying, CFS cannot lobby effectively without accurate and well-done research.
Rather no national organization
than one that does a poor job.
Charles Menzies
SFU sociology/anthropology
Kumar wrong to defend Gandhi
Loan bureaucracy puzzling
The assessment of blame in the
loan article (Student to blame in
loan fisco, Nov. 14) is factually correct.
But the issue is not who's to
blame; rather it is why the loans are
awarded tentatively in September
but not confirmed until November.
An employee of the UBC awards
office told me that the reason the
awards could not be confirmed until November was because their office can't know a student's marks
until then.
That is a puzzling claim. They
award the federal portion of a loan
Senator explains
drop-add rules
This letter is to clarify the issue of
the standing awarded to a student
who fails to complete the requirements of a course in which the
individual remains registered
(Students dislike drop-add rule,
Nov. 6).
In its March 1984 report to
Senate, the Ad hoc Committee on
Courses recommended "That the
'N' grade be abolished. Students
not writing a final examination or
otherwise not completing the requirements of a course in which
they are registered should, where
circumstances do not warrant deferred standing, be given a grade of
This motion was put and carried
through the March 1984 meeting of
Senate. The regulation will be in effect for all faculties as of the
1985-1986 academic year. The
regulation has been in effect in the
faculty of arts since the 1983-1984
academic year.
Any student wishing to drop or
add a course must do so through the
office of the dean in the faculty in
which they are registered. Any
changes must ordinarily be completed before two weeks of the term
have elapsed for a one and one-half
unit course and three weeks for a
three unit course.
Joseph Rutherford
agriculture student senator
in September and need a student's
marks to do that. Why then can
they not confirm the provincial loan
at that point?
My quarrel is not with the UBC
awards office. My quarrel is with
the bureaucracy that designed the
awards system. It is also with the
provincial government for setting
their standard at a level higher than
both the federal government and
university standards for what is
"good standing."
Dave Ball
arts 2
In response to Sharmila Kumar's
letter ('Irrational' letter on Indian
Crisis Shocks, Nov. (4), I would
like to bring the following facts to
her attention.
In a broadcast to the nation on
June 2, 1984, Mrs. Gandhi conveyed the following message:
"This is not the time for anger . .
. let us join together to heal wounds
... to restore normalcy and harmony in the Punjab."
She had hardly completed her
broadcast while the Indian Army
tanks were rumbling in the Sikh
homeland to unleash a bloodbath.
On June 5, 1984, thousands of innocent men, women and children
were gunned down in the Golden
Temple complex and the rest of
Gandhi defended her actions in
the White Paper "the actions which
the Government has had to take in"
Punjab as neither against the Sikhs,
nor the Sikh religion." (White
Paper on Punjab, p.58).
If so, why was there a complete
news blackout three days prior to
the attack and after the attack?
Why were all foreign and Indian
journalists who could provide unbiased eyewitness accounts of this
carnage, either expelled or put
under house arrest? Was it to cover
up "state terrorism" through
misinformation, distortion, and
Is this freedom of speech and
freedom of press, Kumar?
William Stevens, reporting from
New Delhi made the following
point: ". . .Other reports tell of
army misconduct in the countryside
— taking money from Sikh temples,
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What do you have to say about
Gandhi's "democracy," "justice"
and "peace," Kumar?
Kumar further goes on to accuse
Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale and the
Sikhs as extremists'. I wonder if she
has even bothered to look into the
real reasons behind the Sikh agitation?
Mr. Bharat Kumar Baweja, an
Indian Hindu scholar, in a recent
article observed:
"The ugly situation prevailing in
Punjab would not have taken place
if the legitimate demands of the
Sikh Commonwealth had been con
sidered. In fact, there should have
been no need for anyone to have
agitated for these demands in the
first place, if events had moved on
the principle of justice and fair
At least three times there were
prospects of agreement at the negotiating table. But, "each time Prime
Minister Indira Gandhi sabotaged
the arguments." (India Abroad,
New York, June 22, 1984.)
Kumar goes on to say that "the
president of India is a Sikh." But
president Zail Singh has been excommunicated from the Sikh reli
Amritpal Singh Shergill
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Provincial Representative's duties are:
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Italian appetizers: Kotosoupa, Tzanziki, Homus, Italian Salad rich with Moz-
zarella. Candia Style sauces prepared for the Lasagna, Spaghetti and
Tortellini are great favourites, as are the wide varieties of pizzas. The chef
lovingly creates daily specials such as spinach pizza and BBQ Chicken for
your appreciation. A friendly staff member welcomes each customer at the
door and insures that a visit at Candia Taverna is a memorable one. And to
the delight of the customers, each Friday and Saturday evening dancers
perform their Dance Oriental.
Free Public Lecture
Dr. Phil Gold,
Montreal General Hospital
Lecture Hall 2, Woodward
Building, Saturday, Nov. 17
at 8:15 p.m.
LSAT, GMAT, MCAT preparation. Call
National Testing 738-4618. Please leave
message on tape if manager is counselling.
LSAT/GMAT preparation courses, coming
to Vancouver. For infor call 1-800-387-3742
30 - JOBS
— Marxist-Leninist Forum —
Speaker: Hardial Bains
Leader of Communist Party of
Canada (Marxist-Leninist)
Thursday, November 22
12:30 p.m.. Buchanan A204
Everyone Welcome
STUDENTS needed for p/t canvassing work
with well established insulation company. 16
hrs/wk. $8/hr, car and some sales experience
an asset. Call Jim Hogan, Insul Pdts.,
324-2444 or home 731-6761.
CP HOTELS Chateau Lake Louise requires
temporary staff during Christmas holidays.
(Dec. 18-Jan. 6). Accom., meals subsidized. For further info call personnel office
Chateau Lake Louise, 403-522-3635.
35 - LOST
1 PR. GREY GLOVES, knit with suede
palms and cloth backs. Lost in Woodward
IRC Lounge Nov. 5. Finder please phone
Darlene, 734-1577 or return to lost & found.
Brock Hall, Rm. 108.
CRWR major - Winona Kent 438-6449
located in south Burnaby.
EXPERT TYPING. Essays, term papers,
factums, letters, manuscripts, resumes,
theses, IBM Selectric II, reasonable rates.
Rose 731-9857.
jobs, year around student rates, on King
Edward route. 879-5108.
WORD WEAVERS - word processing.
Student rates, fast turnaround, bilingual
5670 Yew St. at 41st 266-6814.
TYPED - TO GO. Judith Filtness, 3206
W. 38th Ave., Van. 263-0351 124 hrs.l. Fast
and reliable.
write, we type theses, resumes, letters,
essays. Days, evenings, weekends.
11 - FOR SALE - Private
15 - FOUND
DELT game of rugby on Sunday.
FOUND  —  calculator in  Forward Building
Nov. 2. Bryan, 224-9908.
ON CAMPUS HOUSING, avail, reasonably
priced, rent incl. Great meals prepared by
our full-time cook. Contact David Kelly,
224-9930 or drop by Deke House, 5736
Agronomy Rd.
ON CAMPUS ROWHOUSE Avail, to share
prefer N/S female. Phone in room. Util. incl. Pleasant view. *325/mo. 228-0939.
Condominium on ski hill for occasional rent.
Sleeps 6, Sauna. Ph. 24 hr. answering service 112-286-3112 or Box 410, Place Vanier,
campus. You can rent tents and other
backpacking equipment, mountain bikes
and kayaks, all at great daily, weekly and
weekend rates from REC UBC. Call
228-4244 for info, or drop by the cage in
Osborne, Unit 2 at lunch time or from
3:30-5:00 p.m., Mon.-Fri.
WORD PROCESSING (Micom). Student
rates $14/hr. Equation typing avail, ph
Jeeva 876-5333.
essays fc> resumes. Spelling corrected
Theses, reports, letters, resumes. Days,
evgs/wknds. Quick turnaround, student
rates. 731-1252.
STUDENT (former secretary) will type
essays, theses, etc. $1/pg. Call 228-8827
after 4:30.
WORD PROCESSING by Adina. Discount
for all student work. 10th & Discovery.
Phone 222-2122.
EXPERT TYPING from legible work. Essays,
theses. Spelling, grammar corrected.
738-6829 10 am-9 pm King Ed. Rte.
DOTS WORD PROCESSING offers reasonable rates for students for term papers,
essays & masters. 273-6008 eves. Friday, November 16, 1984,
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Vista (SUB auditorium, 228-3697): Footloose, Nov. 16-18, 7 p.m. (additional 9:30
p.m. showing Sunday); The Dresser, Nov.
22, 7 and 9:30 p.m.
Cinema 16 (SUB auditorium, 228-3698): The
Gold Diggers, Nov. 19, 6:30 and 8:30 p.m.
Pacific  Cinematheque  (1155 W.   Georgia
St., 732-6119): Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow, Nov. 21, 7:30 p.m.;  A Married Woman, Nov. 22, 7:30 p.m.
Vancouver   Women   in    Focus   Society
(204-456 W. Broadway, 872-2250): A Different Face, films and videos by women Nov.
16-18,   Robson  Square  Media  Centre.   Call
Society for specific films and showtimes.
Ridge Theatre (3131 Arbutus St., 738 6311):
Choose Me, 7:15 and 9:30 p.m.
Studio Cinema (919 Granville St., 681-3847):
Rocky Horror Picture Show, Nov. 16, midnight; Spinal Tap, Nov.  17, midnight; The
King and I. Nov. 18, noon, Nov. 21, 2 p.m.;
Looney   Looney   Looney   Bugs   Bunny
Movie, Nov. 17, noon.
Vancouver East Cultural Centre (1895 Ven-
ables   St.,   254-9578):   National   Film   Board
Children's Films, Nov. 17, 1 p.m.
Vancouver East Cinema (7th Ave. & Commercial  Dr.,  253-5455):   Repo  Man/Liquid
Sky, Nov. 16-18, 7:30/9:15 p.m.; Can She
Bake A Cherry Pie/Three Women, Nov.
19-20,  7:30/9:15 p.m.;  Careful  He  Might
Hear You/Phar Lap, Nov. 21-22, 7:30/9:30
Sitting on a Suitcase: a mystery/fantasy
showing along with Pretty Balloons, a satirical
musical, Nov. 18, Arts Club Revue Theatre, 8
p.m., 687-5315.
Too Foolish To Talk About: original Newfoundland comedy at City Stage, 8:30 p.m.
Mon.-Fri., 6 and 9 p.m., until Dec. 1.
Knuckles: by David Hare is a psychological
who-dun-it directed by Claire Brown, until
Nov. 25, Studio 58, 8 p.m., 324-5227.
Women's Short Takes: five new theatre
pieces by women playwrights, Nov. 16-17 at
midnight, Nov. 18, 4 and 7:30 p.m., The New
Play Centre, 685-6228.
Can You See Me Yet?: by Timothy Findley,
a would-be missionary has flashbacks in the
garden of an insane asylum in Britain, The
Dorothy Somerset Studio, Nov. 21-24, 8:30
Candleford: A mid-winter's day in Dorcas
Lane's Post Office and General Smithy with
seasonal songs and an original score, Nov.
22-24, Nov. 29 Dec. 1, 8 p.m., at Capilano
I'm Getting My Act Together and Taking
It on the Road: a musical starring Ann Mor-
tifee, opens Nov. 19 at 8:30 p.m. at the Arts
Club Theatre Granville Island, until Dec. 22
Pipe Dreams: also a musical, by Magee
(Wongski's old alma mater) Theatre at Magee
school auditorium of course, Nov. 26-30, 8
p.m., 263-2321.
For those interested in something other
than the Jacksons at B.C. Place, there is
always: the Classical Joint, 231 Carrall St.,
689-0667, Phil Dwyer jazz quartet Nov. 16-17,
Dog House convention Nov. 18.
Here is a thriller: No cover charge. Kits' new
Jazz Cafe Nov. 20-21, Ted Quinlan on guitar
and Mike Lent, bass. The Naam Restaurant,
2724 Fourth Ave., 738-7151.
Concert Clubs Landscape: by the Vancouver Chamber Choir, an a capella concert Nov.
The Courage of Lassie: this is not a sit-com,
four musicians plus multi-media works for a
range of musical effects, Nov. 23, 8:30 p.m.,
Eric Wyness/Gordon Koch Ensemble: improvisations from the Flying Undercups, a
free jazz ensemble, Nov. 24, 8:30 p.m.,
Alex Varty: solo compositions and improv
performed on willing instruments like the multiple bowed Hawaiian guitars, Nov. 24, The
Western Front, 303 E. 8th Ave., 876-9343,
Musicity '84.
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Friday, November 16, 1984
Gage dwellers hold beer garden
Gage residents held a trial beer
garden Wednesday night where
such events used to be regular occurrences.
New regulations formulated by
the student housing office this year
limits  residence parties to  Friday
of Gage residents signed a petition
protesting these regulations. Housing allowed this trial beer garden as
a result.
Bruce Hammersley, Gage residence association vice president,
said the event went well. "I walked
in   and   thought    'Wow!'   this   is
ent atmosphere at residence parties
than at the Pit or the Gallery."
Hammersley said when Wednesday beer nights are stopped all it
does is create more problems on the
weekend. He added such events are
valuable to Gage community spirt.
He said the UBC Alcohol Policy
Review Committee considered these
stating beer nights.
"Housing are reasonable people
when you talk to them," he said.
However, if the music must be
turned down at 11 p.m., a stipulation made by the review committee,
then the students will protest and
there will be problems at every
function, Hammersley added. "If
it's not bothering anyone, why turn
and Saturday nights and 80 per cent   great!" he said. "There's a differ-     points to be good reasons for rein-
CFS lobbies Ottawa Tories in vain
OTTAWA (CUP) — Student
lobbyists decked out in the requisite
jackets, ties and dresses pushed the
mounting crisis in Canada's post-
secondary education system to the
top of the parliamentary agenda
Nov. 8, but their concerns may not
be heeded.
More than 100 student politicians, in Ottawa for a meeting of
the Canadian Federation of
Students, converged on Parliament
Hill to lobby influential MPs from
all three political parties on student
issues ranging from federal educa-
Union opens
Students relaxing in the SUB conversation pit will have to adjust to a
new sight — a green and blue sign
beside SUB's south entrance proclaiming the arrival of "The Exchange."
The B.C. Teacher's Credit Union
opened a branch office in SUB's
southwest corner Thursday.
The new office located in the old
listening lounge's site has already
signed up 20 customers, manager
Greg Tareta said Thursday.
"They've opened up savings and
chequing accounts," he said. "It's
hard to say how many more new accounts we're going to get, but
business has been pretty good."
Tareta said the branch will accept
both provincial and Canada Student Loans, and can handle
transfers from other financial institutions. "All dealings for student
loans can be performed here. We
won't have to refer people
The only other financial institution on campus, the SUB Bank of
Montreal, sends students to its
downtown Vancouver branch to
negotiate student loans.
tion funding cuts to differential
CFS chair Beth Olley called the
group lobby a success, saying student-related questions dominated
question period in the House of
Commons the same afternoon.
"It was because of the lobby,"
said Olley.
CFS-Pacific chair Tami Roberts
said she was not impressed by the
answers given by the Conservatives
attending the lobby session, including employment and immigration minister Flora MacDonald and
secretary of state Walter McLean.
"I don't think the Progressive
Conservatives said anything today
that could be considered a committ
ment to post-secondary
education," said Roberts.
"I'm cynical about lobbying the
PCs," she added.
Ironically, the Conservative
government announced later that
day an $85 million cut to Summer
Works, a student job creation programme.
The move means the loss of between 20,000 and 30,000 jobs for
students next summer, according to
Both Olley and Roberts said they
were surprised at the Liberals'
reluctance to answer questions
about their party's policy on education issues. They said the Liberal
delegation, including failed leader
ship candidate Donald Johnston,
former cabinet minister Warren
Allmand and federal newcomer
Sheila Copps, became defensive
when questioned about their track
record on education while in power.
Copps said she came to the
meeting to begin a dialogue on student concerns, not to answer questions or make promises.
"1 thought the purpose ot
today's meeting was to pick your
brains about post-secondary education issues," Copps said, adding
she was once involved in the Canadian Union of Students, a precursor
of CFS.
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[$5000 REWARD to anyone who can j\)v\^r1at Incredible Mikel
JMandel uses any accomplices Qf>^c\ys irr the audience during his
(spectacular show of ESP aoA\£jJWvver of suggestion.
MirflPr Please
ir guests REVENGER
advance — $5.00 at door
'Available from AMS B.O.
Produced by AMS Concerts
Due to an auto accident
MIKE MANDEL changed to Jan. '85
THE REVENGER will play
Admission FREE with this ad
No Minors Please
* Ladies cotton pants
* Sporty ladies blouses
* Blouses for Christmas
* Men's shirts—
values up to $34.00  $18.UU
* Sweater Sale — Men's & Ladies
— very low prices
the music down?" he said.
Students responded enthusiastically to the event and there was a
large turnout.
Sue Szalay, education 4, said,
"It's really important to have these
events — they break up the week.
You study hard Wednesday night
and look forward to going down to
have a drink before bed," Szalay
Jerome Girard, forestry 4, said
stopping Wednesday beer nights interferes "with an important part of
university life."
Beernite manager (Catherine Fitzgerald said the event was generally
a success but that there might have
been a noise problem.
Residence advisors administered
an independent referendum via mail
boxes Thursday to determine residents' opinion on the mid-week
event. If 10 per cent of the responses indicate the beer night disturbed them, then the Alcohol Policy Review Committee will reconsider its decision.
Housing director Mary Flores,
said she could not comment on the
event until she received reports
from advisors and results from the
We're pleased to announce the opening of out-
new branch at L'BC. Now you can take advantage
of the wide range of financial services TCI' offers
without even leaving campus.
Savings and chequing accounts, registered
plans, insurance, two Automatic Teller Machines
and many more services are now right on your
The emphasis is on t/itick' and easy at student
loan time too. That's win TCI' will process and
advance government student loans right on campus. In fact, at TCI'. we've had a lot of good ideas
to make voui' lite on campus a whole lot easier.
I )r< >p intc > i )tir new branch in the student I nion
Building and ask tor more details and find out
how inn can benefit, stalling toda\. We're open
Monda\ -Thursda\ 10 a.m. I p.m. and l-'ridax 10
a.m -o p.m.


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