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Spring’s caveats My MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne

Remembering heroes ViewPoint
Unpaid leave to With the recent the McLeod. This can be by Adrienne Tait Rob Merrifield
care for seriously warm weather we From the very entertaining and Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
ill relative find ourselves Publisher’s Desk exciting to watch as the
Dana McArthur
longing for the even mini-icebergs creak, bang,
warmer sunshine of and scrape their way Alberta organ and tissue
summer, more flowers, and bit more down river. But it can also be the most
green grass to poke through the brown dangerous time of the year on the rivers. donation –registry agent launch
patches left by old man winter. The rivers run faster this time of year
As we shake off the fog of winter (or and that can make the banks along the
is that our dusty streets blowing up shores unstable and slippery. What Rob
gritty clouds), we also find ourselves seems like a solid shoreline may quickly
Building Canada Plan longing for more street sweeping to take put someone over their heads in fast Merrifield
place soon. moving water.
Along with the warmth and sunshine Combine this with the crushing weight Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
comes the melting of winter's of floating ice blocks and frigid water Letter to the Editor Policy West Yellowhead MLA Robin Campbell
Letter to the Editor Policy accumulated ice. Yes, spring does come –it makes for a very hazardous mix. The Weekly Anchor welcomes
with a few caveats. All that thawing Hypothermia can set in almost letters to the editor.
The Weekly Anchor welcomes letters to the means thin, unpredictable ice on local immediately making hands and legs
editor. Tip lakes and rivers. nearly useless. All letters are published at the discretion of the editor- Rob
All letters are published at the discretion of the As lake ice melts from the bottom up, So please use caution and keep an eye publisher who reserves the right to edit for clarity, length
editor-publisher who reserves the right to edit of it can make the surface unpredictable out for children and pets around all and libel. Letters published do not necessarily reflect the Merrifield
for clarity, length and libel. Letters published with thin patches and weak spots that bodies of water over the next while. It policies or beliefs of this newspaper. All letters must bear Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
do not necessarily reflect the policies or beliefs the Hat cannot be detected. will help make this a safe and enjoyable the name of the writer and include the address and
of this newspaper. All letters must bear the Spring breakup also brings a lot of ice spring for everyone. telephone number, which will not be published.
name of the writer and include the address and floats and jams down local rivers like the NDP invoking closure on
telephone number, which will not be published. Man in the
debate for Bill 6 despite
Wildrose MLAs tabling a Red Hat
Letter to the Editor
petition signed by over
Budget 2017 fails our Writer responds to: “The Bible: 30,000 Albertans who are by Craig McArthur

against the bill.
Letter to the Editor Unapologetically Binary”
Canadian Armed Forces (Faith column, March 20, 2017)

Riding Update: National generation fighter Dear Editor: Independent seniors’ advocate needed Robin Campbell, MLA

While I am not a theologian, I fail to see how Pastor
Views & News defence is Jim Eglinski jets, their lack of Aaron Kauffmann's assertion that "the dividing line Hello again… West Yellowhead
clearly not a
by Deanna Mitchener increased support
priority for MP Yellowhead for our Ukrainian between male and female is one that the Bible never to fix long-term care: Eggen by Carlo Klemm
OP/ED this Liberal allies, and their challenges", is borne out by Genesis 1:27. If "God created
government. failure to advance man in his own image,/ in the image of God he created The Weekly Anchor
Keeping In Toucheeping In Touch
For the second year in a row, the important procurement projects, all him;/ male and female he created them", the implication is Member of the K
Edson & District Chamber &
budget contained nothing for our men suggest that the current Prime Minister that all people are a reflection of God. Further, while I am From the Evansburg/Entwistle Chamber by GEORGE VANDERBURG
no more a biologist than a theologian, current science states
MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
Fall statement shows federal gov’t borrowing additional $32 billion and women in uniform. Instead, the expects other countries to do the that gender identity exists on a spectrum and each person Publisher’s Desk MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
Liberals cut $8.48 billion, which had
heavy lifting.
Dana McArthur
been earmarked for military Instead of ensuring that our men and expresses this identity uniquely. Minimizing or dismissing
gender dysphoria with glib statements such as "I drive a
equipment purchases. Coupled with women in uniform have the best Ford but it wants to be a Chevy" seems contradictory for
last year's cuts, the Department of equipment, training, and support someone who stated "heart's desire for ... each person is to
National Defence now faces a $12 available, it's looking more and more simply be comfortable in your own skin and to know that
Riding Update: billion shortfall. likely that Canada's military will be God loves you". In light of this sentiment, perhaps a more
Canada needs the ability to defend scaled back and asked to do more with fitting Bible verse to consider is "Love your neighbour as
itself and our allies. Recent examples, less. yourself" (Matthew 22:39).
including the Liberals' decision to pull I will continue to fight for the
our CF-18s out of the fight against resources that our Canadian Armed Sincerely, Rob
ISIS, their preference for fourth Forces deserve. Barbara Weir Shepherd Conservative
Yellowhead County Merrifield
MLA Member of Parliament for Yellowhead iews
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