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The Ubyssey Mar 1, 1977

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Array Rally will have long term effects
March 1, 1977.
That's an important
date, no matter how many
people there are today on
the main mall above
Sedgewick library.
No matter what
individual board members
think they are going to do
at today's board meeting,
they are going to think
again when they see a
thousand, or thousands, of
people, protesting tuition
fee increases. It's going to
freak them out, shake their
faith in their own judgment.
Most board members
think they have pretty well
made up their minds on the
tuition fee issue, and came
to UBC this morning
intending to vote for higher
tuition fees.
They've heard all the
arguments for and  against
raising tuition fees, but
generally have listened to
only two. One, to continue
operating at this year's
level, the administration
needs several million dollars
more, and now that the
government    has   jammed
out, students are the only
possible spurce.
Two, lower tuition fees
only benefit those who are
already out here — in other
words, the rich.
The first argument has
some  merit to  it.   It  may
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take several paragraphs to
UBC gets most of its
money from the taxpayer.
Exactly how much is
determined by the current
government. Now: B.C. is a
fabulously rich province; let
nobody dispute that. A land
of milk and honey, perhaps
the richest land in the
The     Social    Credit
government   has   given  the
three    universities    less
money than they needed. It
See page 4:  RALLY
Tuition rally 12 noon today
Education minister Pat McGeer
has refused to attend today's anti-
tuition fee increase rally and administration president Doug
Kenny has not responded to an
invitation, rally organizer Pam
Willis said Monday.
"We sent an invitation to
McGeer, but we have received no
official reply. His secretary
promised he would call back, but
he had never kept the promise."
Willis said they have asked
Kenny to attend the rally today at
12 noon above Sedgewick library
but he has not told the organizers
his plans. Kenny could not be
reached for comment Monday.
Rally organizers expect a large
turnout for the rally, organizers
Jhwon Wentworth said.
"We gave out 3,000 buttons in 36
hours, and had to have another
3,000 made," Wentworth said.
"And we've handed out almost
10,000 leaflets.
"I think that must mean people
are interested and plan to come."
The rally will begin at 12 noon on
top of Sedgewick library beside the
bookstore, she said.
For 45 minutes, protestors will
sing songs, led by music students
on guitars and brass instruments,
Willis said.
Organizers will make 2,000
copies of the songs to hand out to
students at the rally, Wentworth
After the songs, speakers will
talk briefly to students. Speakers
include NDP president Yvonne
Cocke, Clive Lytle, assistant
secretary-treasurer to the B.C.
Federation of Labor and former
board of governors member, B.C.
Teacher's Federation vice-
president Don Walmsley and
BCTF executive member Nina
Green, B.C. fieldworker Karen
Dean, National Union of Students
executive member Ross Powell,
Fairleigh Funston, Association of
University and College Employees
organizer, Alma Mater Society
president Dave Theessen, and
Vancouver Vocational Institute
ombudsman Steve Watson, and
political science professor Mike
Students attending the rally will
be presented with four resolutions
by the rally committee.
"The message of the rally (and
the resolutions) is to send the
budget back, and that implicitly
means no cutbacks," Wentworth
The first resolution opposes
tuition fee increases because
"education is a right and not a
privilege," and should be available
to all people.
See page 2:  RALLY
McGeer tosses
colleges a carrot
—matt king photo
RIDING TO RALLY unseen cyclist helps remind students that, upon reflection, they really will see benefits
of protesting tuition fee increases. Remember, rally is today at 12 noon, above Sedgewick library.
Canadian University Press
The education ministry has
offered to give B.C. colleges extra
money if they increase tuition fees,
Douglas College principal George
Wootton said Monday.
Wootton said education minister
Pat McGeer told colleges Friday
the government is willing to match
one and a half times the amount of
money raised through tuition increases if the purpose of the in-
Board members say minds made up
Attendance at today's rally will
not affect the votes of most board
of governors members when they
decide today about tuition fee
"I think the board will make its
decision on the basis of the information available," associate
dean of medicine Dr. William
Webber said Sunday.
"Any information of a substantive nature which would come
out of the rally will be available to
the board."
Webber said the board was told
of student concerns about tuition
fee increases by the two student
members, Basil Peters and Moe
The board's finance committee
also met with student senators
Pam Willis and John Russell and
Alma Mater Society treasurer
Herb Dhaliwal to discuss student
opposition to fee increases. Willis
and Russell are rally organizers.
"I don't think any ideas which
have not yet been raised will come
up (at the rally)," Webber said.
Willis said the board asked the
students to present their case to the
finance committee.
"We spoke for about 45 minutes
about our concerns while they
asked questions," she said.
"They said things like 'the fees
haven't gone up since 1964', and
asked if it wasn't time they were
raised, and that there were only X
number of dollars and the money
had to come from somewhere."
"It seemed the members don't
think finances are a barrier. We
said that tuition fees are only part
of a larger problem, which is
cutbacks in education, but they
only seemed interested in the fee
"It was only when I asked them
why they weren't concerned about
cutbacks that Wefiber, who was
chairing the meeting, answered,
and he was very evasive.
"He said the board had discussed
and thought about it a great deal,"
Willis said.
Willis said several members of
the board indicated changes are
needed in the student aid plan,
which she described as a band-aid
"A person sitting on the board of
governors must be objective and
examine all sides of the question,"
board member Pearley Brissenden
"I don't want to discourage or
encourage the rally. Your group
has a voice and sometimes that's
the voice I listen to.
"If you don't raise your voices, it
might be taken for acquiesence,"
Brissenden said.
"My reaction off the bat is
negative to any increase," Ken
Andrews, president of the UBC
local of the Canadian Union of
Public Employees said.
"But I have to hear the pros and
cons. I'm aware of quite a lot of
them. The rally is a good idea. If
we just sit back and say nothing,
the consequences are on our own
"The real issue is the cutback of
See page 2:   BOARD
creases   is   approved   by   the
If a college can raise 40 per cent
of the cost of a specific project by
tuition fee increases a ministry
budget "reserve" will provide the
remaining 60 per cent, Wootton
Currently tuition fees revert
directly to municipalities to defray
the 40 per cent municipality share
of college costs.
But McGeer told the colleges "a
mechanism" exists for colleges to
include tuition fees in their
budgets, and "if a college feels that
it still doesn't have enough money
to operate, he said they can con-
siderraising tuition fees," Wootton
Capilano College interim
chairwoman Hilda Rizun said
Monday she didn't know whether
Capilano College would raise
tuition fees, but added "the avenue
will certainly be there."
"The possibility of increasing
budgets by increasing student fees
was discussed" at the meeting, she
Rizun said there were several
people at the meeting who had
different interpretations of how the
mechanism was going to work, but
she would not comment about
whether tuition fees would be increased at the college.
See page 8:  COLLEGE Page 2
Tuesday,  March   1,   1977
Board discusses tuition
From page 1
education spending, not the tuition
increase per se. I'm opposed to
tuition increases unless they're
really necessary, and that hasn't
been made clear yet."
UBC chancellor Donovan Miller
said the main efforts of the rally
should be directed at the provincial
education department.
"On one hand they say education
should be made available to all
children and young adults of B.C.
On the other hand they are not
giving sufficient funds to
universities to offer this service to
these people with reasonable
Board member Sadie Boyles said
the board regrets there is any talk
of raising tuition fees, but she will
wait to see what happens at today's
Campus chaplain George Hermanson said the board is concerned with education financing
and is seeking ways to help
students through an improved
student aid plans.
Hermanson said the rally could
Rally plans
From page 1
The second resolution demands
the board reject the provincial
government universities budget
"and send it back for adequate
The final two resolutions call for
continuing action to protest fee
increases and education cutbacks
by supporting the BCSF rally
March 10, and call on the student
representative assembly to
"continue to organize an anti-
tuition increase and cutback
campaign which would include . . . a possible fee boycott."
Following the resolutions, Willis
said, students will march down
University Boulevard to East Mall,
and down East Mall to the main
library, where they will turn
towards the faculty club.
Students will then go to the old
administration building where the
board meeting will be held. Willis
said there are plans to send a
delegation into the open part of the
board meeting at 2:30 p.m.
Willis said the rally location will
only be moved if today's weather is
very bad, but the forecast is for
sunshine in the afternoon. A
soundwagon on Sedgewick library
will announce the new location if
necessary, she said.
Willis said she expects the SRA
will endorse the planned BCSF
rally at its Wednesday meeting.
The BCSF will make final plans for
the rally at its conference this
weekend in Penticton, she said.
The BCSF executive has
unanimously supported the rally,
Willis said.
help this because it is "an indication of student concern."
"My concern is that there should
be some positive approach to
funding education," he said.
Student board member Sihota
said he thought a large turnout at
the rally would influence the
"It could make them change
their minds about the extent of the
increases and the cutbacks," he
"I think the rally is important
because it will show the board and
the government that students are
concerned about increases and
their effect on accessibility,"
student board member Basil
Peters said.
"If there's a large turnout, it will
do that."
But, Peters said, the board is in a
"difficult position, because it has
to balance the budget."
"They're trading off cutbacks
and fee increases," he said. "To
increase fees less means an increase in cutbacks,"
Peters said the rally might influence the board to take a
stronger position on cutbacks, and
influence the government to
"reconsider the education budget,
which, he said, has not yet been
considered in the house.
Economics professor Gideon
Rosenbluth said he did not expect
the rally to influence the board's
Meanwhile, the Universities
Council has recommended B.C.'s
three public universities consider
reviewing tuition fees each year.
The council's 1977 budget report
says the universities should ensure
students contribute a "reasonable
proportion" to the cost of post-
secondary education.
According to the report, the
contribution from student fees has
dropped during the last decade to
10 per cent from 30 per cent of
operating costs.
Sihota said Thursday students
contributed $10.8 million to UBC's
operating budget for 1976-77.
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Gov'ts shuffle Musqueam claim
The Musqueam Indians should
settle their claim of the University
Endowment Lands with the
federal, not provincial, government, a B.C. labor ministry official
said Friday.
But a federal spokesman said
Monday the province will have to
be involved in any settlement
because the UEL is provincial
"The claim is not with B.C., it's
with Canada," said Bob Exell,
executive assistant to Allan
Williams, minister responsible for
B.C. Indian land claims.
"We are not as a province in any
position to pass legislation involving Indians," he said.
But Walter Faryna, supervisor
of lands administration for the
federal department of Indian and
northern affairs in B.C., said the
provincial government will have to
participate in any decision made
on the land claim.
The Musqueam band is making a
formal land claim with the federal
government, Faryna said.
by Socreds'
B.C. Progressive Conservative
leader Scott Wallace said Thursday the Social Credit government
practices "discretionary secrecy."
Wallace told the annual general
meeting of the B.C. Civil Liberties
Association there is no law in B.C.
that requires the government to
release information.
Wallace, who is sponsoring a
freedom of information bill in the
legislature, said governments
should not have the right to decide
what they will and won't tell the
voters. He said there should be
precise criteria for making
documents confidential.
Wallace said he tried to find out
the amount of dog food consumed
at air force bases and found the
information is confidential.
Wallace criticized the
parliamentary rule that states a
cabinet minister may refuse to
answer any question in the house.
There are many cases where
governments withhold information
without cause, he said.
Wallace accused governments of
using the complexity of issues as
an excuse for not releasing information. He said agencies like
insurance and finance companies
and private investigators should be
under government scrutiny to let
people know what files are being
kept on them.
He also said the B.C. Human
Rights Code is working well
although some amendments are
necessary. He said the minister of
labor should not be the person to
decide whether an inquiry is
necessary in a given case of
alleged discrimination, but the
decision should be made by a non-
Wallace said there should be
more than the current nine human
rights officers in B.C. He added
that handicapped persons and
pregnant women should be
provided for in the act.
He said the case of pregnant
stewardesses was "different." "As
a physician, I feel that a pregnant
stewardess cannot have the
quickness of movement necessary
to secure the safety of
Wallace cited the case of a man
who applied to work for B.C.
ferries and was refused although
his handicap did not affect his
ability to work, as an example of
how the handicapped are
discriminated against.
Wallace also said former
prisoners should not be
discriminated against.
Exell said neither government is
obliged to deal with Indian land
claims but both are voluntarily
doing so.
"There is no statute that the
federal or provincial government
must negotiate Indian land
claims," he said.
Williams will be discussing the
Musqueam claim question with
federal Indian affairs minister
Warren Allmand in the near
future,       Musqueam       claim
researcher   Fran   Guerin   said
The band was informed of this by
a letter from Williams in answer to
their request for a meeting with the
two governments, she said.
"A tri-party meeting is what we
want," Guerin said.
The province is discussing a land
claim with the Nishga Indians in
northern B.C., Exell said, and until
a settlement is reached no other
B.C. claims can be considered.
The main negotiations are
between the Nishga band and the
federal government, he said.
"B.C. is only in here (the
discussions) as an interested third
party," said Exell.
The land claims are a difficult
issue because they are a constitutional law problem, he said.
The government's executive
council will decide whether or not
to make any decisions on the UEL
before the claim is resolved, Exell
The Nishga claim is a starting
point for the government in the
land claims issue, he said.
The Indians and the governments are not close to an
agreement in the Nishga claim,
Exell said.
"They are not near a point of
resolution and are not likely to be
for some time," he said.
The Musqueam claim is no more
complicated than the Nishga
claim, Exell said.
Oil tankers pose
national disaster
— matt king photo
UNAWARE OF CRANE LOOMING ominously above, innocent pool
construction worker demonstrates latest barn dance manoeuvre on top
of pool. We've heard of walking on water, but....
It would be a national disaster if
an oil-carrying supertanker spilled
its cargo in B.C.'s coast waters,
ministry of transport spokesman
Herbert Buchanan said at UBC
Buchanan said the clean-up bill
for a recent 10-million-gallon oil
spill in Japan was $168 million and
250,000 people helped clean oil off
the beaches. He told 80 people at a
seminar on transportation and the
Western economy that 10 million
gallons of oil were spilled, one-
sixth of the capacity of the tankers
which will carry oil to the Cherry
Point refinery, 60 miles south of
To meet increased demand for
oil in the United States, tankers
will begin to carry oil this summer
from Alaska's north Slope to
Cherry Point. Because Cherry
Point will not be able to handle all
the oil from Alaska, four alternatives have been proposed. They
are to expand Cherry Point, or to
build supertanker ports at Kitimat,
Port Angeles, Wash, or Long
Beach, Cal.
Whichever option is chosen,
tankers from Alaska must pass
near to Canadian waters and will
likely foul Canadian beaches with
spilled oil, Buchanan said.
"If we move oil, we're going to
spill it," Buchanan said.
He said oil tankers have been in
two collisions and two groundings
in B.C. coastal waters, both
minor. Transport spokesman
Captain David Johns said no
agreement has been made with the
American government for compensation to Canadians if oil fouls
White Rock beaches because of an
oil spill at Cherry Point.
Law professor Andrew Thompson said a large claim against a
shipowner is aften hard to collect
because   the   ship   is   registered
Shrewdness saves beer bucks
Some shrewd investment by Pit
manager Tor Svanoe has saved
UBC beer drinkers $1,344 in higher
beer prices.
The provincial government
announced Feb. 21 the price of a
case of beer will rise to $4.35 from
$4.07. But before the price increase
was announced Svanoe purchased
4,800 extra cases of beer. Svanoe
said Monday he normally orders
only 960 cases of beer per week.
"Because of the large amount of
stock on hand we won't have to buy
any new beer until May," he said.
Downtown pubs will raise their
prices today but the Pit will serve
beer at the old prices until May.
Svanoe said he "acted on a hunch
and hedged against this increase
by increasing our stock, which in
my opinion is good management."
Svanoe also said he is satisfied
with the new operating procedures
of the Pit instituted after it was
closed last October.
The Alma Mater Society closed
the Pit then because of RCMP
complaints of vandalism.
Although costs have increased
because of an increase in staff,
Svanoe said the Pit is still breaking
The Pit has added three new
shifts to its operation, raising the
number of Pit workers to 84.
He said another reason Pit costs
are up is the increased variety of
beer served. "We serve 12
varieties of domestic beer, two
types of cider and three brands of
imported beer."
He said the Pit sells about 2,000
beers a night except for Friday
when they sell 3,000.
"The Pit has become much
quieter with the new system," he
said. "You can now carry on a
conversation and enjoy the company, something which was not
possible before.''
RCMP Sgt. Al Hutchinson said
there is much less vandalism with
the new system. "We notice a
marked improvement in the level
of vandalism (on the routes) from
the Pit to the residences."
Svanoe said there has been a
change in the type of people who go
to the Pit.
"There has been a decrease in
the number of hard drinkers and a
corresponding increase inthe
number of people who come in for
just a few beers."
Svanoe said the change of
clientele is evidenced by a drop in
consumption of draft beer, usually
the favorite of heavy drinkers.
He also said the new sustem
serves customers faster than the
old system.
AMS president Dave Theessen
said the Pit may have a new type of
liquor licence by March 31.
The Pit currently operates under
a special arrangement with the
Liquor Administration Branch,
which has granted the Pit a yearlong special occasions permit.
Theesen said the Pit may get a
class A licence — the same type
used by downtown hotel pubs.
"The advantage of a regular
licence is that there are specific
guidelines to be adhered to," said
Theessen. The rules of the current
arrangement are sometimes
ambiguous, he added.
. . . warns of oil spill threat
abroad or the company cannot pay
the damages.
Johns said transport cannot stop
shipping companies from using old
tankers flying "flags of convenience." The ships are
registered in countries such as
Panama and Liberia, which have
lax tanker safety regulations.
Buchanan said transport inspects all tankers which ply
Canadian waters. He said three
ships in B.C. waters recently were
forced to get major repairs. One
needed primary boiler work. If the
boiler had failed the tanker would
not be able to use full power, he
Another tanker was operating on
emergency steering gear and the
third needed repairs to its fire
pump. Buchanan said a tanker
carrying oil would be in trouble if it
could not put out a fire in the
engine room.
He said other vessels had
"minor" problems such as insufficient radar and holes in the
fire hoses and vent pipes.
Commerce professor Dean
Uyeno said most oil which pollutes
international waters results from
cleaning and ballasting of tankers.
He said there should be international agreement about
discharging oily slop from holds.
Uyeno said the chances of large
oil spills should be studied, because
the number of oil tankers is
He said the ship accident rate
increases with the number of ships.
So one way to prevent accidents is
to use the supertankers indtead of
the medium-sized tankers, he said.
Spilled oil must be cleaned up
immediately, Buchanan said.
"With the first few hours you
have the best chance," he said.
"Once the oil's on the beach, no
one's found a quick way to get it
off. Getting the sand off the beach
is one way."
But Buchanan said it is difficult
to dispose of oily sand and wood.
He added that although 250.000
people turned out to clean up
Japanese beaches, such a large-
scale cleanup would not be
posdible in B.C. because of the
rugged coast and smaller
He said oil can be dispersed with
detergents, but this method endangers marine life. Page  4
Tuesday, March  1, If
Rally goal
to change
UBC image
From page 1
has   done   so,  not  because there  isn't enough  money,   but
because post-secondary education is a very low priority with
the Socreds. They don't want to make any changes, but they
do want to spend less money on it.
The government figured they could get away with giving
universities less because they found a possible new source for
university funding: students. Let's face it; Pat McGeer was
just plain bullshitting when he kept saying that the
government was doing nothing to increase tuition fees.
Raising tuition fees was from day one an important part of
their education policy.
More simply put, the Social Credit education policy is one
of cutbacks. Spend less. Care less. So today's rally is more
than a rally against higher tuition fees, it is a rally against
education cutbacks and the damage to UBC that cutbacks are
going to cause.
What will board members do when they see a huge crowd
of people demonstrating outside the room where they meet?
If there are enough demonstrators, they will put off making a
decision and ask Victoria to look again for a few million
more dollars for the universities.
Victoria will ignore such a request — unless they hear that
absolutely thousands of students demonstrated against them.
A big demonstration might make the Socreds sweat a little,
and look harder for the money they "couldn't find" a few
months ago when they drew up their budget.
But what about the second argument, that students, being
rich people's kids, can and should pay higher tuition fees for
the privilege of coming here? They, not your working class
high school graduate, will benefit from low fees.
Well . . . yes. In the short run. But that's like saying,
"Why improve prison conditions? The only people who
benefit are rapists, and killers, and arsonists ..."
The main problem with UBC — and just about every
university in Canada — is that it doesn't serve the
community. It serves the rich. In the short term, lower
tuition fees will only serve the rich even better.
But what's needed to change the university is a change in
the way people perceive UBC, in what they expect from it.
UBC is a country-club school because that's how it's
perceived, and that's what's expected of it. Raising tuition
fees would reinforce that image. Eliminating them or keeping
them low will lead to a change in our perception of UBC.
No longer will it seem to cater only to the rich, once an
effort has been made to remove some of the financial barriers
to coming here. When the image changes, people will begin to
expect more from UBC, and their pressure will result in
It will take a long time, barring the unlikely event of a
sudden, violent social revolution. But that's what we want —
not short-term goals, but long-term changes.
That's why The Ubyssey is urging every student to join in
the rally. Our immediate goal is to stop tuition fees; but our
longterm goal is to change people's thinking about UBC. So
even if one goal fails, the second one won't. If you're out
there on main mall today.
Let's show them students didn't retreat into apathy after
the 1960s.
MARCH 1, 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
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Advertising, 228-3977.
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Chris Gainor chased Marcus Gee around the office Monday in what reliable
sources termed "a sleazy act of political exhibitionism." "Actually, all he
did was go around kissing babies, and when he saw Gee, he got confused,"
said reporters Mike Bocking and Bill Tieleman. Co-editor Ralph Maurer
chuckled as he recalled the Incident. "But it was even funnier when Scoop
the fearless newshound tried to get into the act and jumped on Heather
Walker." Cub reporter Sheila Burns asked Kathy Ford and Geof
Wheelwright why the alleged Surrey expert would do such a thing to Gee.
They didn't know. "Well," said Verne McDonald, Paul Wilson and Dave
Hancock, "rumor has it he's trying to get elected or something." Matt
Klna. ptpvft Howard and Paul Vanderham wondered when they would be
chased Impetuously around the desk. Ken Pontitex and Rob Little
overheard them and sniggered rudely. Meanwhile, "whisper, whisper,
whisper," said Doug Rushton. "Do I hafta?" asked Sue Vohanka. "Yes "
said Rushton.
No freedom of speech at UBC
I wish to comment on the current
freedom of speech controversy at
the university. It is important that
The Ubyssey (alone of the campus
publications) continues to cover
this controversy.
However, I feel that the editorial
of Feb. 17 included a number of
fundamental errors. In particular,
it included the following
statement: "The issue is Soroka's
right, and everyone else's right, to
act according to their political
But, surely this is what the
October demonstration was, or
should have been, about. People
who use (some liberals will say
"abuse") the principle of freedom
of speech to deny very basic and
fundamental rights (which are not
available in a parliamentary
democracy such as Canada) to
others such as the black majority
in South Africa should not be
allowed access to any public
In other words, those such as.
Harry Schwarz who believe in and,
more practically, practice or
encourage racism and fascism
should not be made welcome at
UBC, or for that matter in Canada.
This is not a mere academic
point as the university administration and others may
believe. It is critical that those who
believe in liberalism, pluralism
etc. be made aware of the
seriousness of this issue.
Ubyssey's fine statements
ignore what is being said
In your articles concerning the
Soroka incident, you state clearly
and distinctly that the issue at
hand is one's right to act according
to one's political beliefs, and imply
that one has that right no matter
what political beliefs one holds
dear. A fine, ringing statement, but
do you realize what you are
Suppose that the Chilean Defense
Group was sponsoring a lecture,
and the head of the political
science department and a band of
misguided followers began
chanting "Commies have no right
to speak! Lenin's theory of imperialism is dog-squat!" Would
you resolutely defend his freedom
of private political expression?
Suppose a group of faculty neo-
Nazis set fire to Hillel House some
night as an act of 'political expression?' Suppose a group of
engineers continually disrupted
the Women's Week speakers to
publicize their beliefs? Then we'd
see the balloon go up! Suspend!
Fire! Expel!
In these hypothetical cases, as in
Soroka's, the method of expression
is the issue, not the holding of
views. Soroka's employment is not
". . .dependent on his private life
and political views. . ." since if it
were, he'd been terminated long
ago, for was he not already ". . . .
an outspoken supporter of the
His protest ceased to be a private
affair when he flagrantly violated
the C.L.A. Policy on Intellectual
Freedom. If the head of the law
department had begun  chanting
for the summary seizure and
torture of Soroka during the after-
hours meeting, that violation of
professional conduct would not be
viewed as a private affair.
Soroka had every right to
organize his very own counter-
meeting to express his views, but
chose instead an immature, unprofessional, and dangerously anti-
intellectual method that must be
met with strong condemnation and
disciplinary action. Do you really
want people like him on staff?
What if he were to get into a
position where he could approve or
disapprove permits for upcoming
What if he somehow gets the
power to pick, in accordance with
his politics, what books would be
allowed in his library? I would like
Soroka to ". . keep his mitts off
the rest of us . . ."
Great dictators from minor
despots grow, and we've seen that
Soroka shows this tendency.
Painting Kenny with the same
brush is ludicrous, since we see
that books and lecturers of every
stripe are available here. (Hell, the
Communist Manifesto is even one
of the few reasonably priced books
in the bookstore.) So please, don't
let your belief in a principle blind
you to crimes and outrages
committed in the name of that
principle. It's worse than no
principles at all.
And furthermore, tuition fee
increases must be opposed, etc.
Richard Kubik
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I have often heard it said that ij
is fa r better to let a racist or fascisl
speak and then debate him or h<
in the time-honored tradition. ~~
is, the truth wall come out — good'
will prevail.
It is, however, naive to allege
that the university is quite isolated
from outside events such as the
rise of racism in Canada. The
latter is in part because past, and
to some extent present, Canadian
governments had very clear racist
immigration laws (see for example
the introduction to the federal
government's green paper on
immigration, published by Information Canada in 1975) and
have thus encouraged racism.
Racism is also encouraged by
certain government and business
officials during times of high
unemployment and inflation, such
as exist today.
It is very sad and unfortunate
that university people should
encourage a racist to air his
distorted views. More importantly,
as The Ubyssey editorial indicated
clearly, it is the height of nonsense
and folly to pretend or believe that
freedom of speech and political
actions are distinct. Schwarz saw
the connection during his
propaganda visit. He sees it in the
police and racist settlers' state of
South Africa.
Freedom of speech can never be
absolute in any society and indeed
is not (and never was) in Canada.
For those in doubt about the latter
qualification, think about past and
present treatment of native Indians (Schwarz could have served
in any Canadian parliament) and
about the asbestos workers (some
dying slowly and painfully because
their rights were ignored) and
about the so-called "enemies" list
prepared by the Trudeau government.
Thus, it is unfortunate that large
segments of the UBC community
continue to ignore reality and
consider only the concept of
freedom of speech.
Finally, I wish to state that I do
not assume that the objectives of
some of the persons who interrupted the Schwarz speech were
or are above reproach.
For some, the interruptions may
be considered adventuristic which
served to polarize opinions unnecessarily. In other words, some
of the participants may have interrupted Schwarz' speech for the
wrong reasons — to advance the
activities of their own particular
I do not believe that freedom of
speech occurs on this campus, and
for that reason I wish to remain
Major issue in Soroka case ignored
Predictably, amid all the accusations of witch-hunting,
commie-baiting and McCarthyism,
one of the major issues regarding
Al Soroka's action has been
That issue, which The Ubyssey
has further confused by its
editorial, is the distinction between
the right of an individual to hold a
belief and his right to act according
to whatever belief he or she holds.
We have, I believe, the right to
hold beliefs without persecution for
them; we do not have the right to
express those beliefs in actions
which impinge on the rights of
Soroka clearly stepped beyond
beliefs to actions which were
contrary to the rights of those
present. I firmly support the belief
he was trying to express by those
actions, but I cannot support the
actions themselves.
Any action against him in no way
sets a precedent for persecution on
the basis of beliefs. Such action
indicates the acceptable limits to
the freedom weenjoy — that is that
our freedom ends where the rights
of others begin (whoever those
others may be).
The question which remains to
be answered is the extent to which
the university can protect rights.
The borders between morality
and legality grow somewhat indistinct — it is not clear whether
the university, as employer, can
Free speech
Although we don't necessarily
agree with the politics of the
current regime in South Africa, we
would like to have heard Harry
Schwarz' opinions on the matter,
but were prevented from hearing
them by the 20 or so demonstrators
at his talk at Totem Park.
How is it that such unconscionable trammelling of a
person's right to free speech is
allowed in Canada?
Al Soroka should be ashamed of
— but not fired for — his part in
those disturbances.
seven signatures
expect its employees  to  remain   |
within legal boundaries while the;,
are on its premises. i
Whatever the rights and wrongs
of the situation  they  are  not as
simple   as   Soroka's   right   to
freedom of belief, for that is not at    ;
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Tuition fees will increase unless students say no
I've been around this campus for four
years now, and I have a few things to say
about the way the tuition rally has been
Student representative assembly members who pride themselves on being
"rightwing" (whatever that means —
perhaps they wink with their right eyes, or
are descended from righthanded turkeys?)
have delighted in running around accusing
students working on the campaign of being
"wildeyed," "crazies," "commies,"
"lefties," and everything else.
Well, as a member of the rally committee,
I don't care if you call us "left" or "right,"
"up," "down" or "circular."
The important thing about this rally isn't
the ill-considered, poorly informed labels
people are throwing around; nor is it that the
past poster to come out looks "Chinese"
(sounds okay to me—there a lot of Chinese
students on this campust of "commie" (how
does a poster look commie—by winking with
its left eye perhaps?); it's not a case of
party politics of any shape, size or side of the
body. The point is, tuition fees are going
up. And the majority of people in B.C. can't
afford a post-secondary education as it is
now (see the Report on Accessibility done by
the B.C. Universities Council, or the federal
Statistics Canada report on student financing: two sources I assume are neither
"left," "right" nor much else, but rather
reasonably accurate).
The reason tuition fees are going up is
fairly complex but in a nutshell looks
something like this: education doesn't make
money. Therefore the government would
rather not develop post-secondary in
stitutions or even keep them at their present
level of quality and access.
So the government doesn't allocate
enough money for the colleges and
universities. Then the board of governors at
each university comes along and decides the
easiest way to make up the shortfall is to hit
the students. After all, the reasoning goes,
students aren't united and aren't likely to
put up much of a fight.
Tuition fees will go up if students don't say
no. They may go up today. Or tomorrow and
tomorrow and tomorrow too, judging
from increases in other provinces (Ontario
Students, for example, face a 65 per cent
Thereissomuchmore at stake today than
merely tuition fee increases that the mind
boggles, and yet that issue, and a general
outrage that the Alma Mater Society is
spending $10,000 of student's money seems
to be all that many students are aware of.
Hopefully, most of you will have had a
chance to listen to a classroom speaker, or
find out more from one of the information
desks set up in SUB, or even better yet —
come up to SUB 230 and see first-hand how
your money is being spent and perhaps even
help spend it yourself.
This letter is aimed at those of you whose
sole source of information is garnered from
reading The Ubyssey.
For starters, $10,000 was the ceiling figure
allotted by a council which knew that it had
to act fast, and could not afford the delay
that compiling a precise budget would entail.
The actual cost of this rally will be about
$5,000. For those of you who think that $5,000
is still too much, for Christ's sake be
In this selfish age, volunteer help alone is
insufficient. There are indeed a great
number of volunteers working long hours,
but you can't really expect volunteers to foot
the bill for posters, leaflets, buttons, and
other forms of publicity necessary to let
people know what is going on.
The paid staff workers will have put in
three consecutive 70-hour work weeks to
earn their $650. If you think that earning a
shade more than $3 an hour is a great deal,
where have you been the last few years?
The big argument I have heard in favor of
tuition fees going up is that since there have
been no fee increases for 10 years, and since
everything else has gone up in the meantime
— so should fees.
May I remind you that we have also been
paying all of these increases in other areas
such as food, housing, transportation,
Right now, most students will graduate
with a considerable debt from Canada
Student Loans. Do you really look forward to
getting out of here up to your eyeballs in
hock with unemployment running at record
If the present cutbacks are maintained,
think of the thousands of students and
service workers who will be forced to go on
unemployment insurance draining out
money for no productivity whatsoever.
Is it not better to subsidize these people in
their pursuits, and allow them to retain
some sense of dignity in doing something
constructive? I don't believe that too many
people are enthused with the wild life one
can lead on UIC.
Remember, the people who will be hurt by
these cutbacks won't simply vanish from the
face of the earth. They will need support in
one way or another, and we will all pay for
this support.
The government does not seem to be able
to see this far ahead, and it is up tovus to
clear their vision.
So please come out today. We're all in this
Kevin McGee
arts 4
Evil lurks in the shadows
As Almighty God. I greet you:
Enclosed are two letters — one written by
Lucifer and addressed to Me, the other
dictated by Me and addressed to Lucifer.
Since Lucifer gave no forwarding address, I
pray these letters will be published in your
newspaper as open letters.
The two letters appeared in 1964. They
were limited to about 500 editors, whereas
today, We have almost 3,000 editors and
publishers on Our mailing list.
As long as time will remain, mortals will
always be in contention with the Devil. He
has his own brand of justice — a shroud on
unwary souls, in this never ending surge of
Every day, misguided souls fall to the
cleavage of his death-grip. As long as time
will remain I, your Living GOD, will do
battle to save lost souls. Those who come to
Me in faith, I will in no way cast out. I will
clothe the recipients in humility and save
them from the clutch of the Devil.
As long as I, your Living GOD, and time
remain, evil must always lurk in the
shadows and a constant, never ending
struggle between GOD and righteousness,
and the evil domain of lost souls must
As Almighty GOD, My Holy Spirit has
dictated this letter to you through My
blessed Son, who wrote down my sacred
words. My Holy name is never written on
paper. My endearing son will sign his name
to keep you from falling prey to evil.
Prayerfully yours,
Eugene Changey
increase which may be spread over a period
of three or four years).
You're either for tuition increases or
against them. If you're for them, you've got
a problem. If you're against them, now is
the time to act.
Don't expect miracles. Expect a fight.
(We must be realistic.) But if we don't fight
we're guaranteed to lose. If we fight until we
win — then we lon't lose.
A tat of students worked through the rain,
sleet and snow of SRA objections, rail
reading, red tape and insults to make this
rally a success. Now it's up to you — the
6,000 who signed letters last term, the
hundreds and thousands who smiled at us
running from class to class, or took leaflets
from us, or asked us for buttons, or argued
with us about issues surrounding tuition
National Student Day was our day of information. Now, let's get on with some
action. Today, Tueaday, March 1st, as UBC
students at our rally on top of Sedgewick.
Next week, March 10, with strdents and
citizens of British Columbia at the
provincial rally in downtown Vancouver.
It's up to us to act. A lot of people are
counting on us.
Lake Sagaris
arts 4
former AMS executive member
former chairperson B.C. Students Federation
Rally demand
Today, the Alma Mater Society is sponsoring a rally against tuition fee increases
and budget cutbacks. We feel there are
important reasons for graduate students
and teaching assistants to support this
1. Graduate students pay fees and are
subject to fee increases.
2. According to graduate studies faculty
figures 41 per cent of all funds supporting
graduate students at UBC are TA stipends.
A 10 per cent cut in the TA portion of the
budget (the figure being considered by the
board of governors) is consequently a direct
attack on the livelihood of those graduate
students who are TAs, and would be a
burden on the alternative sources of funds
for all graduate students, which are also
3. The combined effect of tuition fee increases and cutbacks in sercices is to lead to
an overall decrease in the quality of
education. Fewer TAs means larger classes,
fewer TA-student contact hours, etc.
We encourage all graduate students and
TAs to join the others at the rally today with
the demand that administration president
Doug Kenny and the board return the budget
to education minister Pat McGeer.
25 signatures
all graduate students
Arguments against tuition fee increases are feeble
For the last few weeks I have been
reading with disgust all the feeble
arguments against fee increases which have
been thrust at the student body by The
Ubyssey and student bureaucrats.
First of all, it has been pointed out that the
B.C. Universities Council study has found
that most students are from middle class
urban families. Fine. I agree.
But this has been interpreted as an indication of the financial barriers to
university which exist at present.
Obviously, people from rural and working
class families are not geared towards
university because of the people around
Other people do not go because they have
no interest in or facility for academics.
I do have one friend who initially could not
afford to go to school.
He worked for a couple of years. That
way, not only did he save up a considerable
sum but he is consequently eligible for large
student loans as an independent student.
But the Alma Mater Society and The
Ubyssey seem to feel that students should
not have to sacrifice anything to go to
First, a bit-of sacrifice is a good thing.
Second, students in Canada and particularly in B.C. have unrealistically high
expectations for their style of living.
The most important point, however, is
why fight fee increases?
If the goal is to get those working class,
kids out to university, why not develop a
formula to encourage them?
If the goal is to keep university standards
high, why not work on making some drastic
changes in the present obsolete lecture
I also suggest that today, students not
waste their time on a silly demonstration for
an even sillier cause.
Ken Pivnick
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Cutbacks threaten grad students
It's bad enough the cost of basic
necessities of life have increased drastically
in B.C. Why, I can still think back to the
hefty hike in Insurance Corporation of B.C.
With the announced education cutbacks
by the Socreds and education minister Pat
McGeer, forcing the university to increase
tuition fees and teaching assistant cutbacks,
they are not retaining many votes even
among their previous friends.
The education cutbacks will hit graduate
students and TAs hard. The graduate
students will be subject to the proposed 25 to
40 per cent tuition fee increases.
Why such a huge fee increase? Why such a
huge fee increase in one year? Has anyone
heard of the Anti-Inflation Board guidelines
within which most of us are trying to live?
It has already been announced that due to
budget cutbacks the nurpber of TAs will also
be cut back.
Teaching assistantships make up a large
percentage of the income of graduate
students. A cutback is therefore a direct
attack on the livelihood of TAs.
Furthermore, with fewer TAs there will
be larger classes and fewer contact hours
with students. This will lead to a general
decrease in the quality of education at UBC.
ICBC rates have gone up. Tuition fees are
slated to go up. The Socreds and McGeer
have succeeded in making me fed up.
You'd think that with all their corporate
and business expertise they could come up
with a more equitable tax system so that a
high quality of education in B.C. could be
maintained. But then, politics and expertise
don't necessarily go hand in hand.
Jake Muller
sociology graduate student Page 6
Tuesday,  March   1,   1977
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Prayer and snaring, noon, SUB 207.
General meeting, noon, Angus 110.
Meeting concerning Thursday field
trip, noon, SUB 249.
General   meeting,   noon,   SUB 205.
Organizational meeting, noon, SUB
Contact     Improvisation     dance
performance,    noon,    SUB    party
UBC     photographic     society
exhibition,    dally   through   Friday,
SUB art gallery.
Chinese   Instrumental,   7:30   p.m.,
International house.
Introductory      lecture     on
transcendental    meditation,    noon,
Bu. 313.
Meeting, noon, SUB 205.
Why     English-Canadians     should
defend      Quebec's     right     to
- self-determination,     with     two
Quebec     socialists,     noon,     SUB
General    meetings    with   elections,
noon, chem 250.
Bible study, noon, SUB 215.
Free    Cantonese   class,    noon,   Bu
General     meeting,    new    members
welcome, noon, war memorial gym.
Practice,    4:30    p.m.,    SUB    party
Gym    night,    7:30   p.m.,    gym    A,
winter sports centre.
Weekly  club   meeting,   noon,   Buto
Dr. John Twldale on Equine
medicine and breeding, noon,
Macmillan 160.
Testimony    meeting,    noon,    SUB
Presentation on Pioneer camps,
noon, chem 250.
General   meeting,   noon,   SUB 211.
Panel with B.C. Hydro chairman
Robert Bonner, UBC veep Erich
Vogt, Patrick Moore of Greenpeace.
Michael Wallace and Chuck Davis, 8
p.m., Place Vanier ballroom.
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4:00 p.m. March 9th, 1977.
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on Campus Monday,
February 28th and Tuesday,
March 1st, 1977.
Prospective teachers are asked
to contact the office of
student services on the
University of British
Columbia Campus for
appointment time and date.
District Superintendent
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Quesnel, B.C.
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300 tickets will go on sale each Monday — two tickets per student card — on
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disappointments when the Pit is full.
Purchasing your tickets well in advance is a must because no ticket means no
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and to indicate the dates for which they will be available for work.
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'Birds finish season in second
The Thunderbirds hockey team
finished the regular season
Saturday with a pair of victories 6-
3 and 7-4 over the University of
Calgary Dinosaurs.
A good showing by Calgary could
have made things difficult for the
'Birds. UBC wrapped up second
place three weeks ago with a pair
of wins in Saskatchewan. Calgary
could finish no better than third,
but a good showing against UBC
could have given the Dinos a berth
in the Canadian final.
The 'Birds will play the
University of Alberta Golden
Bears for the Canada West title.
TTie series is a best of three affair
to be held in Edmonton Friday,
Saturday and Sunday.
Winning the Canada West title
will give the 'Birds a berth in the
National final.
Should Edmonton win the final, a
second team from Canada West
will be selected to fill the fourth
berth in the championship round.
By convincingly defeating the
Dinos, the Birds should get a berth
either as the league champion or
Led by the three goal performance of Marty Matthews, the
'Birds dumped the Dinos' 6-3
Saturday. Dan Lucan, Tom Blaney
and Ted Fostey added singles. For
Fostey it was the first goal of the
Ron Lefebvre limited the Dinos
to three goals on their 38 shots.
Friday, the 'Birds defeated the
Dinos 1A. Lucas fired two goals for
the 'Birds while Ross Cory, Derek
Williams, Jim Stuart, Rob Jones
and Blaney added singles.
Dave Fischer in the UBC net
stopped 34 Calgary drives.
Prior to this weekend's series, a
letter was circulated throughout
the league by the Dinos coach. The
letter criticized the play of UBC
winger John Dzus and resulted in
Dzus missing the series. More is
expected on this later in the week.
"hie 'Birds appear to be peaking
at an ideal time. They have won
five of their last six games, four of
those on the road.
During those six games nearly
every member of the team has
scored a goal while Dave Fischer
and Ron Lefebvre have provided
solid goaltending.
The 'Birds defeated Edmonton
last weekend and halted the Golden
Bears winning streak at seventeen
It all adds up to a great final in
Edmonton next weekend. All playoff games can be heard on UBC
radio, CITR.
Alberta led the league in the final
point standings with 42. UBC was
second with 28 points. Calgary
came in third with 16. Saskatchewan woundup in the cellar with
10 points.
Rowers disqualify
UBC second in meet
The UBC varsity eight rowing
team suffered disqualification in
the feature race at the Maple Bay
regatta in Duncan, Sunday but
were the moral, if not official,
UBC false started twice before
the race began but were allowed to
remain in the field as an unofficial
entry. Official winners were
Brentwood College, finalists last
year the World Youth Rowing
Championships, in a time of 6:33.
UBC's unofficial entry took an
early lead in the race and went on
to finish 13 seconds ahead of
Brentwood. Their place went to the
UBC junior varsity team in 6:42,
followed 12 seconds later by the
UBC lightweights.
The UBC women's crew, in their
first year of competition scored
victories in both the senior and
junior eight races after an earlier
loss to the University of Victoria in
the senior coxed-four race.
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The UBC women's sailing team
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Bellingham Feb. 11-12, and
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American Championships in New
York, May 21-24.
Four university teams competed
in the meet with the University of
Washington taking first place with
23.75points. UBC was close behind
with 25.5 points. The University of
Puget Sound placed third and the
host University of Western
Washington team came fourth.
The UBC team won more races
than Washington but were not as
consistent. The competition was
cbse though as UBC led by one-
quarter point going into the last
race but could not hang on to the
The combined Washington team
was recently named the top co-ed
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The UBC team consists of Wendy
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prize with four firsts, a second and
a third.
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Tuesday,  March   1,   1977
Violence erupts at Waterloo II
staff members from the University
of Waterloo's unofficial student
newspaper were evicted from the
paper's office Sunday, but later
reoccupied it with the help of other
staff members.
One of the evictors, student
federation president Doug
Thompson, claimed Monday he
received a "thorough pummelling" during the reoccupation,
but a Free Chevron spokesman
said the only person hurt was a
paper staffer when he was dragged
from the office by a group of
federation members.
The incident is the latest in the
dispute over control of the paper,
which was shut down last September by  the  federation  amid
claims the Chevron was being
taken over by a campus political
Since then, the paper's office has
been continuously occupied and
another paper, The Free Chevron,
published weekly by former
Chevron staffers and supporters.
Federation vice president Ron
Hipfner admitted Monday that
some federation members had
planned a "raid" on the occupied
office today, using force if
necessary, but had moved the
"raid" ahead to Sunday.
"We decided we'd have to use
force in the near future to get them
out of the office," Hipfner said.
"We had planned the raid for the
Tuesday (students') general
meeting. Then 12 of us decided to
go down for a tour that night
(Sunday) about 8 p.m."
Hepfner said the group found
three staffers in the office and that
two of them left when asked to. The
third "put up a fight" and was
removed from the office, he said.
Thompson, who was present at
the eviction, said that when a
group of about 40 Free Chevron
supporters showed up about an
hour later to retake the locked
office, "seven or eight of them
gave me a rather thorough pummelling."
But Free Chevron spokesman
Neil Docherty said Monday there
was "definitely no violence when
we took the office."
Docherty, Free Chevron editor
Two CUP papers lash CUP
Larry Hannant, and Chevron
staffer Henry Hess were ordered
by an Ontario judge Monday to
post a $200 keep the peace bond
after Roberts laid assault charges
against the trio. The charges were
laid after an incident last year in
which Roberts tried to remove a
typewriter from the paper's office.
Although ordered to post the
bond, the Free Chevron staffers
were not convicted by the court of
any wrongdoing.
A federation executive member
was convicted for mischief earlier
this year after he threw a rock
through a window of the Free
Chevron office, narrowly missing a
staff member.
Docherty said Thompson met
with Free Chevron representatives
Saturday in an effort to resolve the
dispute. The paper's staff had
promised to reply by Wednesday to
an offer of negotiation made at the
Saturday meeting. Since the
Sunday incident, however, "it's
hard to take Thompson seriously,"
Docherty said.
The federation executive shut
the Chevron down in September
after they claimed it was being
taken over by a campus political
group, the Anti Imperialist
Alliance, which is associated with
the Communist Party of Canada
Both Docherty and Hannant are
supporters of the CPC (M-L), but
say this does not constitute a
takeover of the paper, and point
out that the federation has never
offered proof of its takeover
Free Chevron staffers have
adamantly refused any offer to
investigate the situation until two
fired paid staff members of the
Chevron are rehired and the paper
reinstated to its original status.
Canadian University Press
QUEBEC — Representatives of
two Canadian University Press
member papers denounced CUP at
a meeting called by the deposed
executive of la Presse Etudiant
The conference, called to deal
with the decision of the Association
Nationale des Etudiants du Quebec
to fire PEN secretary Jean-Paul
Bedard, spent the better part of
Sunday afternoon discussing the
charges that CUP and the McGill
College fees
From page 1
"If we got a status quo budget,
we would be very, very ecstatic,"
she said.
Wootton said McGeer called the
meeting to inform the colleges of
the department's budget
priorities: retaining the decentralized-regional character of
community colleges, allowing for
debt retirement, and "annualizing" existing short term
Wage settlements, are at the
bottom of the department's
priority list, Wootton said.
If the 10.8 per cent budget increase to colleges is "used up" on
wage settlements, "there won't be
a hope in hell of getting much
money next year." Wootton said.
Daily were in league with ANEQ to
undermine and eventually take
over PEN.
Making the charges were Larry
Hannant, editor of the University
of Waterloo Free Chevron, and
Terry Pugh of the University of
Saskatchewan Sheaf. Hannant is a
supporter of the Communist Party
of Canada (Marxist-Leninist), as
are the deposed PEN executive,
who called the meeting and invited
Hannant and Pugh.
Pugh also charged that CUP has
"no definite direction like PEN
does." CUP was concerned "not
with the basic interests of
students" but rather with
"bureaucracy and serving the
But he later withdrew many of
his charges under questioning.
CUP's five-member national
executive dismissed the charges as
"Charges made against CUP at
the PEN conference have absolutely no factual basis and appear to be an attempt to consolidate every possible criticism of
the organization to give the
charges of this particular political
group (the CPC(M-D) some
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