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ENERGY & OIL Premier stops in Edson during day one of campaign trail
FEATURE: to local Vanier grade one class
FEATURE: by Adrienne Tait Jim Prentice emphasized will be Edson's Galloway Station and Prentice was making a brief
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Robin Campbell who introduced
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EDUCATION see page 12 protect front lines jobs. Those following his announcement of a the premier to those in Prentice shared his election Head to Playoffs!
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attendance.
were the three priorities Premier
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Come see the challenging times for us as a
province. I sometimes quip that
TRADE- I worry about oil prices during
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With regards to the 2015
trail expansion see pages 23-27 ARENA ICE budget the Premier spoke to
some of the rationale behind the
Cooling decisions that were made. The
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Rotary’s Centurion Club’s inaugural meeting with a three year goal to return to
skating ice a balanced budget, which he said Local community stepped up in a big way to help the program
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