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Array Banks rip off customers with interest ploy
ByTOMCONROY
Canadian University Press
Thirteen seconds is all it takes
for the RCMP to seal off access
routes to Burnaby Mountain in the
event of a robbery at the Simon
Raser University branch of the
Bank of Nova Scotia.
Yet thousands of dollars are
being "stolen" each year from
customers' savings accounts.
Computercrime? Well, yes and
no.
But the money is not being
taken by a computer science
specialist who cracks the bank's
dailycode. Ihe culprit is the bank
itself.
In what amounts to legalized
theft, Scotiabank together with
the four other major Canadian
lending institutions — appropriates  the  money from its
customers   through   unpaid   interest on savings accounts.
By calculating interest only
twice yearly on the minimum
amount in a depositor's account
instead of paying it on a daily
basis, the bank pockets the difference.
And the difference is substantial.
Branch manager Bob Powell
said he does not know exactly how
much money is involved at SFU or
at any other Scotiabank office in
Canada.
Interest is only a peripheral
source of income to the major
banks — Scotiabank's revenue
comes predominantly from loans
— but it has become a symbol of
the financial corporations' abuse
of the public.
Scotiabank made $68.9 million
last year by loaning depositors'
money at 13.5 per cent yet
neglecting to pay the depositors
the six to eight per cent due them
on their accounts.
So blatant is the disregard for
the customer that Federal Consumer and Corporate Affairs
department, headed by former
corporate lawyer Tony Abbott, is
considering legislation requiring
daily calculation of interest for
individual accounts.
Banks have threatened to
reduce interest rates if the
legislation is adopted.
B.C. Conservative leader Scott
Wallace terms the Bank's reaction
"blackmail." Banks use their
economic clout to influence
government   policy   favorably
towaid   financial   corporate   interests, Wallace says.
Political economist Wallace
Clement has traced the
relationship between banks and
government back to the 1820s.
In the Canadian corporate elite,
"each bank was closely associated
with the dominant power interest
in its province: the Bank of
Montreal was controlled by the
Chateau Clique and was the official government bank; the Bank
of Commerce and Bank of Upper
Canada were the Family Compact's response to the Bank of
Montreal; the Halifax Banking
Company (later the Bank of Nova
Scotia) was the Maritimes' answer."
Today  banks   wield   massive
power through a chain of interlocking directorships on boards
of major financial and industrial
corporations throughout Canada
and in third world areas such as
the Caribbean.
Since 1970, total earnings of
the five major banks have increased from $492 million to
$1.14 billion.
The SFU branch of Scotiabank,
isolated as it seems, enshrined
within the Bumaby Mountain ivory
tower, is but one link in this
multinational corporate empire.
Bank executive George Wong
won the campus market for
Scotiabank when the W.A.C.
Bennett administration appointed
him to the SFU board of governors.
'Funding bid
token move'
Moe Sihota, student board of
governors member, attacked the
board Monday for "pussyfooting"
on its request for additional
university funding.
"Ihey sent one letter to the
(Universities) council and that's the
extent of their pressure to ask for
more money,"he said. "They have to
use theirweight a bit if they want to
get results.
"They are showing their request
was only a token gesture and they
Sent a token letter. The board is
pussyfooting around and I am really
pissed off with it."
The board decided at its meeting
March 1 to increase tuition fees 25
to 30 per cent if the government
does not increase its operating
grant to the university. At the same
meeting, the board decided to write
to the Universities Council, which
presents the universities' budget
requests to the government, to ask
for more money.
Sihota said students and the
Alma Mater Society have shown
Candidates
should quit
—Theessen
Alma Mater Society president
Dave Theessen said Monday he will
meet today with presidential
candidates Moe Sihota and Gary
Moore to try to persuade both of
them to drop out of the contest.
Current AMS external affairs
officer Sihota said he will propose a
few names of compromise candidates to commerce senator
Moore.
"Either we're both not going to
run or we're going to have a knock-
em-down, drag-em-out fight,"
Sihota said.
The student representative
assembly chooses a new president
Wednesday. Last Wednesday's vote
resulted in a 16-16 deadlock between Moore and Sihota.
Theessen said he wants Moore
and Sihota to withdraw from the
race because theirpolitics are so far
apart they are polarizing council,
and because he thinks neither can
do his pb.
"Neither can handle,the job as
president the way I think the job
should be handled," he said.
Sihota would consolidate too
much power if he is both president
and student representative on the
board of governors, Theessen said.
And, he said, although Moore is
legally commerce senator and has
every right to run for president, he
doubts Moore can do the job.
Theessen also said Moore should
not have been reappointed commerce senator because he is no
longer a commerce student.
initiative in opposing fee increases
and education cutbacks, but the
board has not.
He said the AMS has arranged to
meet with Armstrong March 23 or
24 to discuss its concerns, and has
sent telegrams to MLAs asking
them to oppose fee increases when
the education budget is discussed
in the house. The AMS will also
circulate a petition to students
urging the Universities Council to
ask the government for more
money, he said.
Sihota said more than 30 MLAs
have replied to the telegrams.
"They're pretty wishy-washy," he
said. "They (the MLAs) say they're
concerned and they'll talk to the
minister (education minister Pat
M:Geer)."	
Universities Council chairman
William Armstrong said the council
received the board's letter asking
for more money, and has asked for
more details about how UBC would
use the money.
Armstrong would not say how
much more money the university
has requested.
"We've asked for more details,
and then the request will be put
before the council," he said.
The council will discuss the
university's request at its next
meeting March 24, Armstrong said.
Armstrong has also forwarded the
university's request to the
provincial government.
"If the council approves the
request it will have to go to the
minister," he said. Tm not terribly
optimistic."
In       other       developments,
registrar's assistant Mary Raphael
said   Monday  next   year's   course
calendarwill list the increased fees,
See page 2: BoG
HELLO AND WELCOME to The Wonderful World of Quilts. I'm your host,
look at some quilts that played key roles in our nation's development . .
gallery this week, along with many other quilts.
— geof wheelwright photo
Irving Fetish,
I'm on exhi
and today we'll
bit in SUB's art
'Colonization threatens free Quebec'
By MARCUS GEE
Quebec will become a colony of
the U.S. if it separates from
Canada, former NDP leader
Tommy Douglas said Friday.
Douglas, MP for Nanaimo-
Cowichan-the Islands, told 450
people in SUB auditorium an independent Quebec could not resist
the political and economic
domination of the U.S.
"If Canada finds it difficult to
sleep with an elephant imagine
what will happen if Quebec tries."
Canada must stay together to
fight the economic domination of
the U.S., Douglas said.
"We are being absorbed by an
economic octopus coming from
Wall Street.
"You can't make Canada independent by breaking it apart.
The more this country fragments
the easier it will be to take over its
economy. Why don't we stay
together and fight for real independence?"
Douglas said the NDP believes in
federalism        because the
arrangement has benefits for all
Canada's people.
He said federalism makes it
possible for all provinces to pool
Willis quits senate pest
Newly-elected student senator
Pam Willis has resigned.
And a spokeswoman for the
registrar's office said Monday no
election will be held to replace
Willis.
Assistant to the registrar Mary
Raphael said the office will contact
the student representative assembly
when  it is  officially notified  of
Williss resignation. The SRA will
then recommend a replacement for
Willis, Raphael said.
Raphael is in charge of student
elections to the senate and board of
governors, which are run by the
registrar's office.
"The registrar's office does not
hold elections more than once a
year," Raphael said.
Willis said she is resigning for
personal reasons and will not return
to UBC next year.
Willis was elected as one of five
senators-at-large in January with
1,792 votes, the second largest
number cast in the election.
Willis said she hopes the
registrar's office will replace her
See page 2: WILLIS
their resources for the benefit of
the entire country.
A proposal to set up a common
market between an independent
Quebec and Canada is ridiculous,
Douglas said, because such an
arrangement already exists.
The federal system also makes
nationwide standards of health and
welfare services possible, Douglas
said. Quebec benefits from the
arrangement because it gets
equalization payments to run its
social services.
But Douglas said he can understand why many Quebecois are
dissatisfied with federalism.
"The people of Quebec weren't
given some privileges as they were
promised. The people of Quebec
are very proud and they have
justice on their side."
He   said   the   British   North
America Act could be rewritten to
include greater consideration for
See page 2: DOUGLAS Page 2
THE        UBYSSEY
Tuesday, March 15, 1977
Douglas supports unity
— matt king photo
TOMMY DOUGLAS . . . separatist complaints understandable
From page 1
the cultural and economic
aspirations of Quebecois.
Nationalism in Quebec has
existed for hundreds of years and
will not go away, Douglas added.
He said he is worried that the
debate on federalism is becoming
bitter.
"One of the things that worries
me now is that the debate on
federalism and separatism is
becoming so hysterical and
strident that it could become
venomous."
He said the election of the Parti
Quebecois represents the greatest
threat to Canada's unity since
confederation.
BoG sent hikes
to UBC registrar
for calendar
From page 1
although they are not yet official.
The board sent the proposed
increases to the registrar after its
March meeting for inclusion in the
calendar, Raphael said.
She said the calendar cannot be
changed if tuition fees do not increase, because it is already being
printed.
"If the fees are reduced (from the
amounts listed in the calendar) it
will show upon the fee assessments
sent out on the authorization to
register forms," she said.
"Ihey (the board and registrar's
office) decided it was better to put
them in now."
Raphael said the new calendars
will be ready by mid-April.
Willis resigns,
vacant seat
up for grabs
From page 1
with Elaine Bernard, who finished
sixth in the election, if they do not
hold another election.
Bernard, a Young Socialist
candidate, received 1,047 votes.
Willis said she will not be serving
any of her term, which begins in
April.
"The April meeting is just a cleanup meeting, and it's not very important," she said. "And the senate
doesnt meet again until September."
Willis said her replacement will
probably be chosen before or
slightly after the September
meeting.
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THE
UBYSSEY
Page 3
Students rally 'round the library steps as speakers  blast the B.C.  government's education  policy.
—george   hollo   photo
— kwrt hllger photo
BENNETT IS A FINK, says education action rally speaker
who   has   his   say   in   the   kick-off   program   to   get   more
money   for   higher  education.   Pat   McGeer,   Dave   Barrett
and Herb Capozzi all had their say.
THE UBYSSEY
Vol. XLIX, No. 27 VANCOUVER, B.C., THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23,  1967    °^^>4S 224-3916
Give learning money
plead rally speakers
By MIKE FINLAY
The B.C. government is keeping money from
education for political reasons although it is vitally needed, says Dr. Pat McGeer, Liberal MIA
for Point Grey.
"I'm good and mad at the way the government has treated education," McGeer told 1,000
students at a special education rally in front of
the library Wednesday.
"Education should command the highest priority, but it doesn't, due to the ingrained prejudice
of those in political power."
The rally, sponsored by the education action
committee of the B.C. Assembly of Students,
kicked off a program to get more money for
higher education.
McGeer, a UBC associate professor of phy-
chiatry, said a $110 million government surplus
at the end of last year and $108
million from the Canada Pension Plan put into B.C. Hydro
bonds should be used for education.
Don Munton, committee
chairman and Alma Mater Society first vice-president, outlined the crisis facing higher
education in B.C. to the rally.
"In less than a year fully
qualified high school students McGEER
may be turned away from B.C.'s three universities because of a lack of space," he said.
While Canada's university population is growing rapidly, he said, enrolment cuts may be necessary at all three B.C. universities within the next
year.
Both the Ontario and Alberta governments
pay more than $1,000 more per university student than the B.C. government, he said.
Munton also said the provincial government
stifles the growth of regional colleges by not
alloting them capital for building.
MLA Dave Barrett, (NDP Coquitlam) agreed
with McGeer that the need for more money was
real and immediate.
"Education is the key to the future," Barrett
said. "But in this province, its only a political
priority."
"Students don't threaten the government politically, so their needs are minimized by the government."
to create new funds for education, he said.
"Students must commit themselves and demand the government publish a list of priorities.
Education seems to be very low on that list."
Socred MDA Herb Capozzi was the last to
speak.
"I am not here to make excuses," he said. "I
don't have to, because I feel education is top
priority in B.C."
Money must be spent on the development of
the province if there are to be jobs for students
when they graduate, he said.
"If you take more money for education,
where is it going to come from? These priorities
are decided by the people and you're going to
have to convince them education is more important than hospitals or housing."
Capozzi criticised McGeer for asking for more
money when the federal government is asking
provinces to cut down on public building.
"I don't really feel sorry for you," he told
the students. "You are very lucky, getting an
education in a beautiful institution like this."
He said B.C. has the highest percentage of
students in post secondary education of any province in Canada.
The provincial government has done nothing
Munton pointed out that many provinces
have a mandatory grade 13 which reduces the
numbers in their universities.
"No student with the proper qualifications
will ever be turned away from an institution of
higher education in B.C." said Capozzi. "I'll write
that down for you, if you like."
An unidentified student copied the statement
down and asked Capozzi to sign it. He refused.
The rally ended with AMS second vice president Kim Campbell urging students to confront
their MLA's with the crisis over the Christmas
holiday.
Those interested in doing this can learn more
about it at a meeting in Brock extension 258
Friday noon.
Memory lane
All those rallies and protests and demonstrations
this month reminded Ubysseyers of those glorious
days of student unrest and revolt of the 1960s.
Consequently, we rooted around in our back
issues for a while until we came across this little
gem.
Notice all those revolutionary things the speakers
were saying. Notice who the speakers were.
Yup, the same Pat McGeer who is now minister of
education, and in a position to do all those things he
indicated he would do. such as spending more on
post-secondary institutions. Page 4
THE        UBYSSEY
Tuesday, March 15, 1977
Sorry to see you quit, Pam
We're sorry to see Pam
Willis resign her senate
position.
The hardworking Willis
proved one of the most able
student leaders UBC had
this year, and this spring's
senate elections showed she
was also one of the most
popular: she came second of
nine candidates, easily
winning a senate seat.
As her replacement,
Willis suggests Elaine
Bernard, who finished a
close sixth in the race for
the five at-large senate seats.
Bernard would be a good
choice for senate, but we
have a better idea. Why not
hold a by-election in
September?
Whether the student
representative assembly
chooses a good or bad
replacement for a senator
who resigns is really beside
the point. Students should
be allowed to pick their
representatives,   in elections.
Admin
action
cynical
Oh, what a giveaway.
The university calendar,
that is.
The calendar for the
next academic year is at the
printer's, and registrar's
assistant Mary Raphael says
it will list tuition fees 25 to
30 per cent higher than this
year's.
Oh? Didn't the university
say the increases weren't
official, that the government
was being asked to loosen
its wad and contribute a
couple of million more to
post-secondary education?
The new calendar gives
them the lie. The "request"
is simply a hollow gesture
designed to make them
appear to be trying to help
students.
The administration's
attitude breeds cynicism.
And cynicism is one
thing UBC has too much of
already.
A view of the campus showing students completely content with things as they are. The student at upper right is not content.
He must be a troublemaker.
Letters
World is upside down for Ubyssey artsies
Although I am in my first year at
this great university, I have tried
to keep an open mind concerning
what I have heard about arts
students (especially those on The
Ubyssey).
However, the Friday Ubyssey
caused me to re-evaluate my attitudes, and I am now joining the
majority of students who feel that
the Ubyssey staff (and arts
students, in general) are a blemish
on all that is good about our
university. This issue confirmed
my already forming opinion that
arts students live in a world that is
different from our own.
I realized that the reason I could
never understand Ubyssey articles
was  that they were  all  upside
down. Every half-wit knows which
direction the USS Enterprise
should be, and on turning the
newspaper around (so that the
Enterprise was in its proper
position), I noticed that the
surrounding articles suddenly
made some sense. The fact that
arts students are less than halfwits must mean that they are, in
reality, in a world that is upside
down from ours.
I have always tried to maintain
an open mind towards the world
around me, and it saddens me to
think that this image of myself has
been shattered by lowly arts
students. No more will I try to
ignore slanderous remarks aimed
at arts students and The Ubyssey.
Instead, I shall agree with them,
and add remarks of my own.
All the nice people that I know in
the faculty of arts should not take
this letter personally.
Steve Whan
Victor Pietrow
Ian Bakshi
science 1
Letter blatantly reactionary, prejudiced
Lance Morrison, in attempting to
provide us with some "facts" to
ameliorate the Chris Gainor/Judith
Marshall South Africa article, has
merely gone from bad to worse. To
add to an unperceptive mentality,
My financial disclosure
I am obliged to report as per
Doug Kenny's directive of March 1,
following Pat McGeer's directive
of March 1, following Doug Collins'
report of Feb. 28 in the academic
THE UBYSSEY
MARCH 15, 1977
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: Sue Vohanka, Ralph Maurer
It was a Horrible day at The Ubyssey. Cnris Gainor got tied up on
tne telephone, and Matt King developed a relationship with a eucalyptus.
Kathy Ford had a nervous breakdown, the heartbreak of psoriasis and
bubonic plague In glorious technicolor. Rob Little failed to score,
because Tom Barnes fumbled the pass, while Paul Wilson missed the
touchdown. Geof Wheelwright was so bored he had to enlarge his
parking ticket. Heather Walker's toothbrush defected to the Russian
army, causing her to come down with terminal pyorrhea. Marcus Gee
Wrestled with an obstreporous ad content, while Frank Kuerbis tried to
drown himself in an unfilled reflecting pond. Steve Howard and Verne
McDonald lost simultaneous snooker games, and Ralph "Twerp" Maurer
lost his whine. But other staffers can save the week by voting in the
final stage of the editor election and showing up at PF screening session
at noon today.
year 1975-1976 I earned the
following sums from non-
university sources:
• Mowing the lawn of my duplex
(remuneration received in kind)
$30;
• Painting my apartment/duplex (reimbursed for
materials $58.12) net gain: 1 case
of beer $4.07, and
• Assisting Mr. and Mrs. X move
house: 1/6 of one case of beer: 90c
approximately; one hamburger,
chips and malt: 95c;
TOTAL      $35.92.
I think I should remind you, Pat,
that I have at your request, applied to help establish "marking
standards" in a province-wide
grade 12 English examination, at a
princely consultant fee of approximately $7.14 per hour. I shall
of course report such income from
a non-university source this time
next year.
I compiled this report on my own
time. It took me twenty-eight
minutes. I dictated it to a
university secretary, who typed it
in ten minutes. Let's call the cost
even.
Peter Quartermain
associate professor of English
Lances   article   is   stuffed   with
blatantly reactionary prejudice.
As a South African citizen, this
kind of rhetoric is too familiar to me
and I am very tired of trying to
educate ignorant people when they
cant go beyond personal prejudice
— but 111 try.
When we talk about a standard of
living for blacks in Rhodesia we
shouldnt isolate the issue from very
interrelated issues — it's easy for an
intellectual void, but it is far from
being adequately academic.
How is a "high" standard of living
relevant when even basic political
rights are denied, when blacks don't
even have the institutions to guide
their own destiny, since this is
forcefully controlled by a white
minority?
What is meant by a "high"
standard of living — is it a standard
of living which is little better than
poverty? The truth of the South
African status quo leads me to think
so.
When we talk about "kidnapping," are we only going to
condemn guerrilla terror when
white South African minorities have
even subtly institutionalized their
kidnapping? Surely it doesn't need
much memory to recall names like
Garfield Todd, Robert Sobukwe,
Fraam Fischer, Neville Curtis,
Nelson Mandela, etc. etc. .  .  .
We still don't know how many
very sane intellectuals and activists
have been put away brutally but
quietly without recourse to legal
institutions.
When we talk about South
Africa's   participation  in  Angola,
let's be more sensitive to what was,
not to what Mr. Jones said. Why is
the South African government
admittingthat it sent its troops into
Angola? (When it's far too late to
change those actions).
Lance says that Cubans "marched in " to Angola. At least they had
the decency to make their intentions known — quite unlike U.S.
and Canadian capitalists who know
quite well about the African oranges
theyre squeezing, yet are never bold
enough to announce the horrors of
their exploitation.
Lance says "foreign journalists at
the time described the Cuban army
as reminiscent of the Nazi SS extermination squads . .  ." .
I feel very offended to hear the
legitimacy of Nazi terror being
overtly raised. Perhaps Lance could
moderate his reactionary opinion?
Finally Lance goes into the
classic spree on Soviet "takeover"
and the threat to the free world.
Well, that's Lance's single intellectual truth — the world never
did cost any money!
Lance's narrow vision would
never be capable of noticing the
very subtle ways in which Western
(and Japanese) capital helps build
the superstructure of neo-colonial
oppression. It can be said the
money is mightier than the masses.
Even freedom fighters have difficulty with the glitter of imperialism.
Teddy Lai
arts 2 Tuesday, March 15, 1977
THE
UBYSSEY
Page 5
Letters
English exam discriminates against non-Anglophones
In September, 1979, every
student who will fail an entrance
exam in English will not be allowed
to attend UBC.
This decision was justified by the
university's officials on the basis
that the teaching of English is the
job of high schools. This is true,
and, in fact, if the system of
education is good enough, everyone
with normal capacities can be able,
after 12 years at school, to write his
own language properly. (One
doesnt need to be agenius for that!)
of course, one can discuss the
lightness of judging, with only one
exam, the writing ability of
someone; but one could always
imagine a solution to avoid this
problem.
But as good as the high school
teaching of English can become, as
just as an entrance exam can
become,  there will always be a
problem, if such a test is applied
without exception: that of immigrants whose language is not
English.
It is something to learn how to
write properly one's own language
in 12 years of study; it is something
else to learn how to write a second
language, especially if its structure
is fairly different from that of one's
own. One can hardly ask someone
to do as well after two or even four
Bring back good old days of elections
The stalemate between Moe
Sihota and Gary Moore for president
of student representative assembly
cannot be solved by a search for new
candidates from the SRA, as was
suggested by Friday's Ubyssey
editorial.
The experience of the last few
weeks of campaigning against
government cutbacks and tuition
increases shows clearly the need for
a strong and effective student
council that is independent of the
administration and that has the
authority to lead initiatives in
defense of the interests of the
student body. Such a student
council must be an inclusive, not an
exclusive body. It must be one that
functions with democratic methods
of consultation and inclusion of the
student body in decision making.
The stalemate between Moe
Sihota and Gary Moore is indicative
of a student council that is exclusive in its methods of
organization, one which is ineffective as a leadership. Gary Moore
was never voted into his position on
council but was acclaimed to it by
no less than the administration. The
fact that he may end up the SRA
president shows how exclusive and
out of control by the student body
the SRA really is.
A student council must be led by
an executive team that has a
mandate to lead from the whole
student body. It should be elected
by the student body as a whole in an
election that follows a period of
campaigning in which all candidates put forward, discuss and
debate their positions in open view
before all students.
In the interests of electing an
executive that can function as a
team with authority, candidates
would be urged to run in slates on
common positions of program for
council. Once elected, any officer or
member of student council must be
subject to immediate recall by the
student body through recourse to a
call for a new election if the student
body disagrees with the activities or
positions of a representative.
The only solution to this
stalemate is for SRA to throw open
an election of the council executive
to the student body as a whole. Let
Sihota and Moore, and anyone else
who wants to, form slates and put
Murray, Moore hurt cause
It seems that it has taken
students an extremely long period
of time to obtain representation on
administrative bodies such as the
board of govemore and senate.
Recently, minister of education
Pat McGeer as indicated that
student representation on the board
and senate will be eliminated. The
reason for his decision is basically
that students have not been
responsible and serious enough
while serving on these two bodies.
Well, people such as Gary Moore
and Rick Murray have certainly not
helped the cause a hell of a lot.
Murray sat on the board for about
five or six months representing the
interests of students while he
himself was not a student. Now
Gary Moore, a graduate student
wants to represent the students of
commerce as their senator.
Situations such as these will only
make it easier for the minister of
education Pat McGeer to eliminate
student representation on the board
of governors and the university
senate. All he has to do is to point at
characters like Moore and Murray to
indicate the irresponsibility
students have illustrated in these
positions.
Students like Moore have in fact
done more damage to student
representation than good. If Moore
is genuinely concerned about
students and student representation he should step down as
commerce senator and let a
commerce student take the post.
It took over 30 years to get
student representation on senate
and the board. A lot of students
wasted time and energy to establish
that representation, now guys like
Md ore are going to destroy that in a
matter of days.
Brian Stewart
arts 4
Trent joins ranks
PETERBOROUGH (CUP) — Trent
University has become the third
Ontario university to refuse to
implement a government-ordered
tuition fee increase for foreign
students.
Ttent's board of governors voted
Friday to reverse an earlier decision
to implement a 250 per cent increase. Harry Parrott, provincial
colleges and universities minister,
announced the increase last May.
At a recent meeting, student
senators Randy Bamhart and Paul
Mason urged the senate to reconsider the fee increase. The board
subsequently followed its senate's
recommendations not to implement the increase, with only one
dissenting vote.
Trent is the third of Ontario's 15
public  universities  to   refuse  the
increase. Following Laurentian
University in Sudbury and McMaster
University in Hamilton.
Opposition to the increase from
students, graduate students, faculty
and university senates has been
growing since Parrott announced it.
The increase would bring university
fees to about $1,500 per year for
visa students at Ontario universities, and $725 per year for those
enrolled at the province's 22
colleges.
The senates of other Ontario
universities either voted to
recommend their boards not implement the differential fee, or, in
the case of Wilfred Laurier
University at Waterloo and the
University of Ottawa, voted to
condemn the increase.
See page 8: UNIVERSITIES
their positions before students. Let
the student body decide.
Joanne Clifton
UBC Young Socialists
Ignorance
I am completely appalled at the
amount of sheer ignorance that
both Gary Moore and the commerce
undergrad society have displayed
within the past week.
First of all, Gary Moore is not
even enrolled in the faculty of
commerce, he is in graduate studies
thus making him ineligible to sit as
a commerce senator. I really don't
care whether the Universities Act,
the registrar or anyone else feels
Gary Msore is eligible for the
position. Commerce should be
represented on senate by a commerce student and that is all there
is to it.
Furthermore, Gary Moore himself
should realize that he is not best fit
to represent the students of commerce and stop playing his silly
political games on council. He
hasn't received any sort of mandate
from students on this campus for
two years, and now here he is attempting to represent the entire
student body as their president.
Secondly, I am surprised at the
commerce undergrad society for
appointing Gary Moore as the
commerce senator. They should
realize that Moore has not been
enrolled in the faculty of commerce
during the past year and that he is
no longer in the faculty.
It is time the commerce undergrad society stopped playing
political buddies with Gary Moore
and let a commerce student have
the position. After all, there are
about 3,000 of us on the campus.
Dave Dhillon
commerce 3
Whitlessness
The Ubyssey has done it once
again. Your review of Fellini's
Casanova was appallingly boring
and unintelligent.
I suggest that if Shane McCune
cannot comprehend the essence of
a film, then he should not attempt
to review it. Plainly such is the
case here. That which was said in
nearly half a page of writing, that
had any significance whatsoever,
could be said in two or three sentences — by a 10-year-old kid.
Certainly, Fellini's purpose is
not merely to present us with his
own bizarre version of the
escapades of a legendary Venetian
lover, as Shane McCune would lead
us to believe. If this is the sole
significance of Casanova for the
typical moviegoer, then we (not
the "great lover who pompously
mouths pseudo-philosophy") do,
indeed, deserve to be mercilessly
lampooned by Fellini. I hope,
however, that this is not the case.
As far as McCune's comment
that "the plot thickens not one
whit" beyond the preliminary
scenes, I suggest that it is McCune
who is lacking in whit — not the
plot. Fellini does have something
to say. Casanova is not just sex
minus smut.
Paul Gabel
years what someone else took 12
years to learn.
Now, let's imagine a guy whose
family has come to Canada some
years, ago. Let's imagine that he
now wants to enter UBC. As he has
been writing and speaking Ehglish
for a short time, he will have a good
'fchance" of failing the entrance
exam. So, what will he do? To go
back to grade 12 until he is able to
pass the exam? Tbat can take a long
time! Many people otherwise
talented can be discouraged from
gettinga university education. (And
anyway, they are people that are 20
years old when they come to
Canada. Mist they go back to high
schooltoo?)Ourguymayalso work.
But unfortunately, it is not in
working that one learns to write!
The best way would still be to
study at the university where it
could be possible to attend special
classes of English for non-native
speakers. What apprenticeship can
be better than to be' constantly
helped by a special teacher, than to
have to listen and speak, to read
and write in English.
Thus, I suggest the UBC
recognizes this immigrant's
presence (and that of the other non-
anglophones) by accepting them
even if they fail the entrance exam,
and bycreatinga special program of
Eliglish.
This   program,  while  including
Eligiish literature (as in the Eliglish
100 course) would put the emphasis
on grammar and composition,
starting if needed with the very
basic, and sometimes supposedly
obvious, rules of the English
language. What would be the
duration of such a course? Well, if
two years are necessary, make it a
two-year course! (It is anyway what
is often needed to pass English 100
bynon-anglophones that have been
here for a few years.)
The difficulty of the exams would
be in direct proportion to the length
of time spent in the course, until a
reasonable writing ability is asked
for, at the end of the second year. To
have his progress recognized is far
more encouraging than to fail
English 100 the first year because
we are considered as English
speakers!
Of course, this program would
give some more work to UBC, and
would also cost some money. But
there will always be immigrants to
welcome, unless Canada becomes
so unattractive that nobody would
want to come here. And it will
always be necessary to help them to
integrate into the Canadian society.
To quit one's own country, one's
friends, one's language is hard. UBC
must not, even I am sure unwillingly, put some more barriers to
the adaptation that such a change
means.
Micheline Marier
science 2
Abortion battle continues
From The Ubyssey, Thursday,
March 11, 1982.
Hot flashes: Baby battle.
A group of people in Vancouver
are trying to dictate to women
what they can and cannot do with
their bodily discharges.
These people, members of a
fanatical group that was against
abortion back in the 1970s, are
campaigning in Catholic churches
to get people who are against infanticide to join the Vancouver
General Hospital Association. The
result of the association's general
meeting April 21 will affect the
hospital's position on infanticide.
If enough anti-infanticidists join
the   association,    medical   infanticides will be extremely difficult to obtain. So the women's
committee urges all people who
are concerned about this to join the
association.   You   must   join   by
March    19.    Applications    are
available at the women's centre.
David Simmons
arts 2
PoliSci versus Soroka
We the undersigned members of
the political science department
strongly and unreservedly support
the action of president Kenny in
officially reprimanding Allen
Soroka for his participation in the
organized attempt to deprive the
South African MP and Dal Grauer
memorial lecturer Harry Schwarz
of his freedom of speech at the
university.
Neither faculty members nor
librarians have the right to prevent
the exercise of free speech at the
university any time, whether
outside their regular working
hours or not.
J. A. Laponce Keith Banting
PaulTennant Donald E. Blake
J. Stankiewicz Alan Cairns
Peter Busch R.K. Carty
R.J.Jackson G.A.Feaver
R.S. Mane K.J. Holsti
Frank C.Langdon David J.Elkins
Mark W. Zacher John R. Wood
Heath B. Chamberlain
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UBYSSEY
Tuesday, March 15, 1977
'Tween classes
TODAY
NEWMAN CLUB
Election   meeting,   noon,  SUB  205.
UBC CANOE CLUB
General   meeting,   noon,   SUB  211.
SKI CLUB
Executive   elections,    noon,    Angus
110.
CHINESE  STUDENTS'
ASSOCIATION
Chinese        instrumental        group'
practice,   7:30   p.m.,   International
House.
PRE-MED  SOC
Speaker:   Or.  Slonaker  on   medical
school admissions, noon,  IRC 4.
CHARISMATIC CHRISTIAN
FELLOWSHIP
Prayer    and    sharing,    noon,    SUB
207.
JANICE   LEBLOND
DANCE TROUPE
Modern   dance   performance,   8:30
p.m., SUB auditorium.
WEDNESDAY
CHINESE STUDENTS'
ASSOCIATION AND
CHINESE VARSITY CLUB
Free    Cantonese    class,    noon,    Bu.
316.
UBC  POTTERY CLUB
General       meeting,      noon,      SUB
pottery room.
NEWMAN BIBLE STUDY
Bible study, noon, SUB 215.
JANICE  LEBLOND
DANCE TROUPE
Modern   dance   performance,   8:30
p.m., SUB auditorium.
SAILING  CLUB
Lecture: Celestial Navigation,
noon, SUB 205.
voc
General meeting and slide show,
noon, Chem. 250.
PSYCHOLOGY STUDENTS'
ASSOCIATION
Bxxr night, 5 to 11 p.m., SUB
212.
THURSDAY
UBC POTTERY CLUB
Pottery   sale,   11   a.m.   to   3   p.m.,
SUB 207.
EAST INDIAN
STUDENTS' ASSOCIATION
General meeting, committee
election, noon, International House
402.
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John Howat from World Vision of
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CPSC soc
General meeting, election of
officers, noon, CPSC 201.
CHRISTIAN SCIENCE
ORGANIZATION
Testimony    meeting,     noon,    SUB
117.
GRAPHIC SOC
Executive elections, noon, SUB
249.
GREENPEACE
Fund raising benefit, movies,
tickets from Greenpeace office,
2108 West 4th, or at the door,
7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., Rio
Theatre,   Broadway at Commercial.
CHARISMATIC
CHRISTIAN  FELLOWSHIP
Fellowship meeting, 7:30 p.m.,
Lutheran campus centre lounge.
PREDENTAL SOCIETY
Important   meeting,   noon,
IRC   1.
FRIDAY
CENTRE COFFEE HOUSE
Jack     Smith,     solo     performance,
8:30      p.m.,      Lutheran      campus
centre, $1 cover charge.
UBC CHILEAN
HUMAN   RIGHTS
DEFENCE COMMITTEE
Latin   American  film  festival,  7:30
P.m., Hebb Theatre.
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THE        UBYSSEY
Pag© 7
Rugby 'Birds steam roll Washington
By TOM BARNES
The Thunderbird rugby team
completed its Northwest Intercollegiate league schedule
without a loss as it rolled over a
hapless Western Washington State
team 80-0.
Second row Ro Hindson led the
way for UBC with 18 points on four
tries and a convert. Hindson appeals to be well on the way to total
recovery from the knee surgery
which sidelined him early this
season. He completely dominated
the play when in possession of the
ball, scoring one try after breaking
loose from four would-be tacklers
and introducing the slam dunk to
rugby on another occasion.
Garry Hirayama has been
providing   yeoman   service   as   a
replacement for the departed John
Billingsley at fly half. Hirayama
scored three tries and added a
convert to total 14 points for the
Birds. He took full advantage of his
speed, scoring on long runs.
Centre Dave Whyte continued his
exceptional play by scoring three
tries and setting up several others.
George Sourisseau and Ian
Leitch were moved into the line for
the game and acquitted themselves
well. Sourisseau scored twice and
Lietch once. He is a first year player
who demonstrated good speed and
played his position well. He appears
to have the ability to step into the
lineup next season and help stem
the damage to the team caused by
graduation.
John Oleson with two, Graham
Taylor, Larry Chung, and Don
Caison with one each rounded out
the UBC scoring. Preston Wiley
converted two of the tries.
Overall the UBC backfield moved
the ball well, with a smoothness
that has been lacking in previous
games. The return of Hindson and
the fine play of Whyte appear to
have been the keys to the newfound
spark. Although the game was
rather loosely played at times, the
Birds seem ready for their biggest
test of the season which will be
provided in the next ten days.
On Saturday at Thunderbird
Stadium the Birds will meet the
Victoria Crimson Tide in the
IVfcKechnie Cup final. Next Thursday UBC will host Long Beach
State in the World Cup final.
University of Toronto
wins hockey final
ByROBIiTTLE
Haying tight defensive hockey,
the University of Toronto Blues
defeated the favoured University of
Alberta Golden Bears by a score of
4-1 in the final game of the
Canadian Collegiate hockey finals.
The Blues led 1 -0 after the first
periodand2-0 after the second. The
Edmonton offense was held in
check by Tbronto goaltender Ken
MacKenzie who faced 37 shots only
allowing a third period goal by Dave
Hindmarch.
Edmonton netminder Jack
Cummings surrendered goals to
Flank Davis, Bob Adaronti, Ron
Harris and Alex Jeans while facing
27 Toronto shots.
In the semi-final round, UBC
Thunderbirds pushed the Blues to
the second overtime period before
dropping the two-game total goal
series 11-10.
The Blues had won FYiday's
opening round 6-4 and took a two-
goal  advantage  into   the   second
round. UBC opened quickly on
Saturday, scoring four first period
goals and sending starting
goaltender Mark Logan to the-
bench.
Toronto rebounded to tie the
series 10-10 after six periods. After
a scoreless 10 minute overtime
period the teams went into a 20-
minute sudden death overtime
which ended at 4 52 on a goal by
Tbronto's Al Mines.
In the two game series Peter
Moyls had three goals, Jim Stuart
two and Marty Matthews, Ross
Cory, Rob Hesketh, Doug Tottenham and Dan Lucas each added
singles for UBC.
Alberta had little trouble
disposing of the St. Mary's 5-4 on
Friday and 7-1 Saturday.
Toronto overcame a ninth place
ranking to win their ninth national
title in twelve years. Both teams
they defeated were ranked ahead of
the Blues and so were the teams
they defeated in play-off rounds
prior to the finals.
Fencer to Vienna
FYances Sloan has been invited to
compete in the World Youth Fencing Championships in Vienna.
The meet will be held April 7 to
10 with participants from .virtually
every country in the world.
Sloan is a member of the UBC
fencing team. Last March she won
the B.C. ladies foil title at the B.C.
championship meet. Feb. 26 she led
the UBC women's fencing team to
its first Canada West Athletic
Association title by winning the
ladies foil event.
She  is  one of the   most  ex
perienced members of the team
having fenced competitively for four
years.
Eor her performance in the
C.W.U.A.A. championships Sloan
has been chosen to receive her Big
Hock award for fencing at the
annual Woman's Athletic Awards
dinner to be held Thursday at 6:30
p.m. in the Faculty Club.
Sloan will compete this
weekend, along with the other
members of the UBC team, in the
B.C. fencing championships
Victoria.
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THE
UBYSSEY
Tuesday, March 15, 1977
UBC to get $3.7 million grant
UBC will receive $1 million for
its covered swimming pool and $2.7
million for the library processing
centre, education minister Pat
McGeer announced FWday.
The capital grants, given under,
the B.C. Educational Institutions
Capital Financing Authority, were
for the same amounts the Universities Council of B.C. requested in
Ftebiuary.
UBC also requested money for
the half-constructed Asian Centre
but   the   Universities   Council ,
rejected the  request.  The  $5.25 ;
million pool, which is being funded \
with moneyfrom students, UBC and •
federal and provincial grants, still '
requires $500,000   for full  completion, despite the capital grant.
The processing centre will be
constructed in C-lot between East
Mall and the Woodward library.
The grants to B.C.'s three public
universities total $15.6 million.
Simon Raser University will receive
$7.8 million for a multi-purpose
complex to house its faculty of
education, department of archeology and French language
training facilities.
Universities
fight against
higher fees
From page 5
Only the Universities of Lakehead
(Thunder Bay), Queen's (Kingston)
and Waterloo implemented the
increase with no opposition from
their senates.
The boards of the Universities of
Tbronto and Carleton (Ottawa) have
not made decisions.
An Ontario Federation of
Students spokesperson said the
University of Guelph might reconsider the question.
Several universities said they will
work through their provincial
organization, the Council of Ontario Universities in efforts to repeal
the differential fee, but the council
has not taken a stand on the
question.
The provincial government sets
fee rates for Ontario's community
colleges, which have no power to
refuse the differential fee. But
universities set their fees according
to a per capita grant from the
government, and their refusal to
increase fees means they face cuts
in operating grants.
Mounting opposition to the increase has so far resulted in two
concessions from Parrott.
After meeting with representatives of the Canadian Bureau for
International Education Feb. 1,
Parrott reversed an earlier position
and said the government would
review the fee policy, which
technically came into effect Jan. 1,
after one year, and suggested the
ministry might match any bursary
funds universities set up to subsidize the visa students facing the
increase.
In a related development, the
Association of Universities and
Colleges of Canada, the national
representative body for post-
secondary institutions' administrations, has rejected differential fees as a means of controlling Canada's visa student
population.
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The university of Victoria will
receive $4.1 million to complete
the music wing of the MacLaurin
Building and a new section of the
Clearihue Building.
The government set up the
financing authority last year.
Previously, building allocations
came directly out of an annual
capital projects grant.
But with the new provisions,
funding for university buildings
would be financed by the borrowing
authority, which pays for the
contruction through loans instead
of budget outlays.
Although construction this year
totals $15.6 million, only $2.7
million was allocated for capital
costs.
The new system for capital grants
reduces the budget deficit and
allows the government to declare
building costs as contingent
liabilities, a tactic used frequently
by W.A.C. Bennett's Social Credit
government.
The UBC board of governors has
submitted a list of UBC's building
priorities to the Universities
Council, which will draw up a five-
year building program for B.C.'s
three public universities.
The list of priorities, originally
drawn up by the UBC senate
committee on academic building
needs, has come under fire because
of the low priority assigned to expansion of the education faculty.
The facultys expansion had been
given top priority in. previous
reports of the academic building
needs committee and planning is
currently going on for expansion.
BOB HUNTER
President of Greenpeace
discusses
supertankers, seals & whales
also — A film on last year's seal hunt
Room 209, S.U.B.
Thursday March 17
12:30
Discover FRANCE
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There's nothing dull about engineering your own
challenge. And that's where your Engineering career
in the Canadian Armed Forces begins. From there,
your career possibilities are unlimited. In the Canadian
Forces, the different engineering disciplines are
divided into 5 major classifications:
Maritime Engineering
Military Engineering
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Aerospace Engineering
Electronic and Communications Engineering.
You'll work with varied and sophisticated
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Forces, and you'll enjoy the opportunity of working
in all fields of engineering without being overly
limited to any one.
Accepted qualified applicants will be given officer
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Write, including your engineering qualifications to date, to the Director of Recruiting and
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