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Unpaid leave to In the new federal area like in Fort by Adrienne Tait Rob Merrifield
care for seriously budget announced at the From the McMurray. Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
ill relative end of March the Trudeau Publisher’s Desk In a Global report,
government announced Dana McArthur Prime Minister Trudeau
that all of Alberta, except said they are applying the Alberta organ and tissue
the Edmonton EI region, 'cold hard mathematics',
will be included in a five week extension of and if there were politics brought into this donation –registry agent launch
Employment Insurance benefits.
Weekly Anchor This is great news if you live in Edson or the they might have made other choices. Rob
What the Prime Minister needs to consider
Mail Subscription Building Canada Plan Yellowhead County, including Evansburg. is it's not about how many are unemployed in Merrifield
Not so great if you live across in Entwistle
the Edmonton region. It's about the people
If you would like to receive your Anchor by mail, which is part of the Edmonton EI region. who lost their jobs in a devastated industry Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
please fill out the subscription form below: The unemployment rate in the Edmonton that is simply not doing any new hiring.
1 year subscription: $35.00 (+GST) region has 'only' reached 6.8% while the It's about how these unemployed oilpatch West Yellowhead MLA Robin Campbell
Seniors $30.00 (+GST) province-wide average is 7.9 % and according workers with specialized, industry specific
to the feds it is not in need of the EI skills can find work to support their families
extension. –something the government's cold hard math Rob
ADDRESS Furthermore, the extension does not apply to does not consider.
POSTAL CODE many unemployed people that while living in Perhaps 'politics' (for a change) would have Merrifield
of the Edmonton EI region, worked outside the come closer to grasping this human equation. Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
PHONE the Hat
Rob PAYMENT __VISA __MASTERCARD the NDP invoking closure on Man in the

Merrifield __ INTERAC __ CHEQUE Spring: also a time for caution debate for Bill 6 despite Red Hat
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Box 6870, Edson, Alberta, T7E 1V2 With one of the warmest springs in recent river. But it can also be the most dangerous 30,000 Albertans who are by Craig McArthur
or email memory, we find ourselves longing for more time of the year on the rivers. against the bill.
Letter to the Editor Policy sunshine, flowers, and a bit more green grass The rivers are running faster this time of
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that thawing means thin, unpredictable ice Combine this with the crushing weight of
on local lakes and creeks. floating ice blocks and frigid water –it to fix long-term care: Eggen
As lake ice melts from the bottom up it can makes for a very hazardous concoction.
make the surface unpredictable with thin Hypothermia can set in almost The Weekly Anchor
patches and weak spots that cannot be photo Deanna Mitchener immediately making hands and legs nearly Member of the
detected. Breakup on the McLeod River last week. useless. Evansburg/Entwistle Chamber
Edson & District Chamber &
Spring breakup also brings a lot if ice floats and jams down the local So please use caution, and keep an eye out for children and pets
Views & News rivers like the McLeod. This can be very entertaining and exciting to around all bodies of water over the next few weeks, and it will help
by Deanna Mitchener watch as the mini-icebergs creak, bang, and scrape their way down make this a safe and enjoyable spring for everyone.

Letter to the Editor 'How do you disconnect a collector road?’

Jim Eglinski trees, and part the water in Bear Lake. But how very much. If they had done their job of calcium –why are seniors still paying school
I personally didn't see where administration did
I know county council can leap over tall spruce
MP Yellowhead do you disconnect a connected collector road? administrating, the road would be paved. Just wondering... Have a nice day. K
Keeping In Toucheeping In Touch
Road 542 is connected to 748N and the Tom Hill I found a strong majority wanted pavement, and
Tower Road which is connected to 748E. the majority should rule. Sincerely, by GEORGE VANDERBURG
Also, if they have extra money to subsidize Albert Deacon MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
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