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The Canadian government has expressed keen interest in a cultural agreement with Israel that would further the application in Canada of an Israeli-developed technique to increase the learning potential of retarded persons and others, it was announced by Clara Balinsky, president of the Canadian Hadassah-WIZO. The technique, pioneered by Dr. Reuven Feuerstein of the International Research Institute in Jerusalem, would be introduced into the Education and Training Division of the Correctional Service of Canada. According to Balinsky, the government of Venezuela also intends to conclude a cultural agreement with Israel in order to make use of the technique.