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Remembering heroes Keeping eeping
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Unpaid leave to In Touchouch
care for seriously It has been an Beyond the Blue
ill relative A new choice... amazing From the Groups like by Royboy by GEORGE VANDERBURG
MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
summer of Publisher’s Desk Edson's Youth
Dana McArthur
events, with a Yellowhead
Letter to the Editor mixture of County's FCSS
activities for all ages, in Edson summer camps and the
and Yellowhead County —with County's Recreation My
still more to come! Coordinator, Edson's ViewPoint
There is also fears, according With a variety of local rodeos Community Services and by Adrienne Tait
to the Wildrose, that the NDP
Building Canada Plan and folk festivals, Rotary FCSS, and the Boys and Girls
may be pulling funding for Sundays in the Park, Edson Club, all offering some
self-managed care. Self- Summer Festival, Peers Gold
managed care allows Dust Daze, PV Days, and the excellent programs along with
great instructors.
Tip greater flexibility in various SloPitch tournaments Along with these, are many Views & News West Yellowhead MLA Robin Campbell
meeting individual
of needs and certainly (just to mention a few) there other groups and sports clubs, by Deanna Mitchener
has been plenty do for weekend
was of benefit in my
all gearing programs for youth
the Hat mother’s care. activities —thanks to the to help create a memorable
support of many generous local
volunteers. summer filled with fun. Letter to the Editor Policy
There has been a much
However, it's no easy task for greater focus on local youth
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Riding Update: Mountain Pine Beetle Needs To Be Independent seniors’ advocate needed Hello again… Robin Campbell, MLA

West Yellowhead
Eradicated Before It Is Too Late to fix long-term care: Eggen by Carlo Klemm

I have, on numerous occasions, brought forward The Minister of the Environment and Climate The Weekly Anchor Keeping In Toucheeping In Touch
Member of the
in Parliament the devastation happening in Jasper Jim Eglinski Change, the Honourable Catherine McKenna is Edson & District Chamber &
National Park by the mountain pine beetle responsible under Section 47 of SARA for From the Evansburg/Entwistle Chamber by GEORGE VANDERBURG
MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
Fall statement shows federal gov’t borrowing additional $32 billion infestation. From the west along Mount Robson MP Yellowhead species found in Jasper Park. The above- Publisher’s Desk MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
mentioned proposed report states “…the Species
to the east park gates, the park has been
Dana McArthur
overtaken by this endemic. The dead trees are a at Risk Act (SARA) prohibitions protecting
tremendous fuel load for possible fires, not only Minister McKenna's office in Ottawa. I have individuals and residences apply automatically
risking the safety of visitors and been told they have a plan. when a species is listed, and all critical habitat in
residential/commercial property, but also the After reading Multi-species Action Plan for national parks and national historic sites must be
Riding Update: livelihood of wildlife found in Jasper National Jasper National Park of Canada (Proposed), legally protected within 180 days of being
Park. published by Parks Canada to protect seven identified.” It goes on to say: “These
As the Member of Parliament for Yellowhead, species identified as threatened or endangered documents provide guidance for the recovery of
I am aware of the devastation caused by the under the Species at Risk Act (SARA), I dare to individual species, including strategy direction,
mountain pine beetle in Alberta. I have toured ask, what will happen to Whitebark Pine trees recovery objectives, critical habitat, and threats.”
Jasper Park from entrance to entrance, and and the Woodland Caribou and other wildlife The mountain pine beetle is a threat. It is a Rob
brought my concerns to the attention of officials and foliage if the pine beetle infestation is not threat to the survival of the Whitebark Pine trees, Conservative
at all levels -- from local park officials up to dealt with? the caribou and all wildlife in Jasper Park. Merrifield

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