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MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne

Remembering heroes ViewPoint
Unpaid leave to to the Summer by Adrienne Tait Rob Merrifield
care for seriously Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
ill relative
Pavilion Series


We tip our soon local Alberta organ and tissue

From the hats once From the service groups donation –registry agent launch
again to the
Publisher’s Desk Edson Publisher’s Desk and Edson
businesses
Dana McArthur Summer Dana McArthur added their Rob
Pavilion support, and
Building Canada Plan Series, and to the concept became a reality. Merrifield
everyone who helps plan, With the completion of the new Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
organize, perform, donate, and pavilion at Centennial Park, its
volunteer. central location and expansive West Yellowhead MLA Robin Campbell
This combined effort literally grass areas was now the perfect
transformed summer family venue.
entertainment and fun in Edson When it comes to festivals and Rob
Tip and area, to the point where it family entertainment there are Merrifield
would be difficult to imagine a
few communities that can boast

of summer without it. such a lively summer scene as Member of Parliament for Yellowhead Conservative
The series came about as an
Edson.
the Hat idea and desire to provide fun, With three more events planned
free, family entertainment
featuring local artists, as a way this year including the Free Letter to the Editor Policy the NDP invoking closure on iews Man in the
Outdoor Movie on August 31,
to bring members of the the Harvest Jam featuring the debate for Bill 6 despite Guest Column by Clyde Corser Red Hat
Wildrose MLAs tabling a
community together. Artisan Market on September 11, The Weekly Anchor welcomes letters to the editor. petition signed by over
More commonly known as and Alberta Culture Days on All letters are published at the discretion of the editor-publisher who 30,000 Albertans who are Views & News by Craig McArthur
Letter to the Editor Rotary Sundays in the Park, it October 2 –it's not only the reserves the right to edit for clarity, length and libel. Letters published Letter to the Editor against the bill.
began as a joint venture between performers who should take a do not necessarily reflect the policies or beliefs of this newspaper. All by Deanna Mitchener
the Town of Edson, the Edson bow –it's everyone who helps letters must bear the name of the writer and include the address and
Rotary Club, and the local arts make this series a success. telephone number, which will not be published.
community back in 2012. Pretty

Independent seniors’ advocate needed Hello again… Robin Campbell, MLA
West Yellowhead
Electoral Reform - You Should Decide to fix long-term care: Eggen by Carlo Klemm




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MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
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