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Unpaid leave to Words into actions… may not be the expected by Adrienne Tait Rob Merrifield
care for seriously "Every Canadian benefits From the cost savings the province Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
ill relative from a strong energy Publisher’s Desk is literally banking on.
sector,'' said Premier Notley Dana McArthur So the question remains,
in a 15 minute recorded how else has the budget Alberta organ and tissue
address last week. –“But
we can't continue to support Canada's economy dealt with the impending $10 billion deficit in a donation –registry agent launch
significant way, besides hoping that oil prices
Weekly Anchor unless Canada supports us.” come back up soon? Rob
Notley was referring to the stalled energy east
Alberta, and so Canada, is losing its
Mail Subscription Building Canada Plan pipeline. And it was a refreshingly clear competitive advantage for attracting global Merrifield
statement of support for the project on the eve of
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Seniors $30.00 (+GST) deficit. And it seems moving ahead with the five manufacturing based economy. What we do
year $34 billion plan to create jobs with have, is a world class oil and gas industry with
NAME the misfortune of being landlocked.
infrastructure projects also remains –a spend
Tip that oil prices will go up soon (or worse,
ADDRESS your way out of recession strategy. Short of wishful thinking and finger-crossing Rob
POSTAL CODE On the grand scale of statistics, this may put banking on it), the only expedient way out of Merrifield
of some Albertans back to work, but which Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
PHONE the Hat Albertans will benefit from these infrastructure continued massive deficits is to increase taxes
(again), add a sales tax, or make deeper
projects? Unemployed oil and gas workers or
Rob PAYMENT __VISA __MASTERCARD the construction companies that would end up cutbacks. Letter to the Editor Policy the NDP invoking closure on Man in the
The only other way to dig out of this spiral is
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RETURN TO: The Weekly Anchor,
Member of Parliament for Yellowhead And if it's anything like what the town of resources –exactly what Notley said, “We must are published at the discretion of the editor-publisher who Wildrose MLAs tabling a
petition signed by over
Box 6870, Edson, Alberta, T7E 1V2 Edson and other municipalities are currently get to 'yes' on a pipeline”. reserves the right to edit for clarity, length and libel. Letters 30,000 Albertans who are by Craig McArthur
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No 'need for speed’ articles. I use plain English and small words to
Hello again… make sure everyone can understand. After all, Independent seniors’ advocate needed
Views & News by Carlo Klemm there are a lot of newcomers to our area from
by Deanna Mitchener foreign countries who may not know the
sophistication or the complexity of the English to fix long-term care: Eggen
It's good to be back. Yup, after an absence of language and I want to reach them as well.
With spring weather and snow subsiding several years, I have been offered a return to the I've also been a radio news director, car The Weekly Anchor
drivers have a tendency to increase their Member of the
Edson & District Chamber &
speeds. pages of the Weekly Anchor as a freelance salesman, office manager, furniture salesman Evansburg/Entwistle Chamber
Dave Mckenzie, with Regional Traffic writer. and in another province movie theatre owner,
Safety, says, "A lot of drivers justify the Now most of my work may be in feature ambulance attendant, duty driver for the
risk\reward ratio as they feel there is an articles, but no doubt you may see me at your provincial government and more including a
acceptable tolerance for speeding. The harsh function or event and I probably will have either small stint with a National Brewery. I've been
truth about speed related collisions is they a tape recorder or pen and paper in hand to ask an elected town councillor for almost 15 years,
don't always kill those involved. Brain you a few questions. Then, it just may make the an auxiliary police office, a reservist with the
injuries are one of the most common injuries
Canadian Armed Forces, a police dispatcher,
Jim Eglinski Letter to the Editor that result from speed related collisions,” next edition of the Weekly Anchor. You never and still am a children's entertainer. So I have
know. But to be sure just ask for someone to
“One in four crashes involves a driver
been there and done that in a lot of areas.
cover your event.
MP Yellowhead traveling at a speed unsafe for the prevailing My focus will be on people in our community, If you have an event coming up and you Keeping In Toucheeping In Touch
road conditions. Brain injuries change your
life forever and they affect other family those who have contributed to making Edson would like to have someone from the Weekly
members as well not just the person," says and area a better place to live in. You may know Anchor be there to give you a bit of press, just by GEORGE VANDERBURG
MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
Mckenzie. them already, or through these articles, you'll ask. You might get me, you might get one of MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
Conservative states that motor vehicle collisions account get to know them better. our other great reporters, but rest assured, your
Laura See with the Edson Brain Care Centre
iews for a significant number of acquired brain few years ago, so I'm no stranger to writing newspaper is welcome. And if we have the
information in our community-minded
I used to work for the Weekly Anchor quite a
injuries among clientele.
people available, we'll do our best.
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