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Edson RCMP conduct 24 hour

Impaired Driver Enforcement Blitz

Edson Integrated Traffic Unit (ITU) was out in our integrated road safety plan,” states Sergeant safety in the Town of Edson and Yellowhead
full force on Saturday observing the National Brock Linaker, Commander of the Edson ITU County. If you see an impaired driver, please pull
Day of Enforcement on Impaired Driving. Unit. “We encourage drivers to make the over and call 911. Noting the street, direction of
Starting December 3 and running in to the early responsible choice by planning a safe ride home travel, licence plate, and vehicle particulars will
morning of December 4, Edson ITU, comprised ahead of time.” be helpful to Police to locate the vehicle.
of RCMP Officers and Alberta Sheriffs From January 1 through October 31st of this
conducted Checkstops and traffic stops in the year, the Alberta RCMP have charged 3,836
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charged three drivers with impaired driving, one driving. Those charges include 11 adults charged
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sample, and issued a three day Immediate Causing death and another 29 charged with
Roadside Suspension (IRS) to another. Impaired Operation of a Motor Vehicle Causing
“In December we place special emphasis on Bodily Harm.
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Calls about cap on electricity Approx.

I've been Albertans, to find
getting a lot of MLA the best way to 1,000 sq. ft.
phone calls at my bring this cap in
constituency Eric Rosendahl and make sure it
office about the does what it's 110 50 Street
recently supposed to –
announced price protect Albertans from our volatile Sixteen volunteers help wrap enough presents for about 100 seniors for the Secret Santa event taking
cap on electricity. People know our electricity market. place on December 18. The generous amount of presents were donated locally and as far as Calgary.
government is taking steps to protect Power prices in a Alberta have been Secret Santa takes place at the Pioneer Cabin from 1 to 4 p.m. Transportation will be provided for anyone 780-517-272717-2727
families, farms and small businesses extremely volatile in the past, in need. Please call Judy Whitnack at (780)723-1274 or Ashley McLeod at (780)723-1586.
from volatile electricity prices, but increasing as much as 65 per cent in
they want to know how this price cap a single month (April 2011) and Edson's Wild Sheep Foundation donates (David)vid)
will impact their power bill. crashing by as much as 42 per cent
When the price cap is fully (June 2014). The price cap will take $20,000 in support of student activities
implemented, Albertans will pay no consumers off this rollercoaster and received donations toward three of
more than 6.8 cents per kilowatt give Albertans peace of mind. The Edson Chapter of the Wild
hour. This price cap will be in place The price cap is on the electricity Sheep Foundation Alberta got a big their programs including the
for four years, from June 2017 to charges only. Service fees will not be thank you for supporting student Envirothon Program, a Trappers
June 2021. For people on a impacted by this policy. Service fees activities in Parkland Composite Course, and an Archery tournament
Regulated Rate Option (RRO), they from both electricity distributers and High School and Pine Grove both taking place at Parkland in the
will pay either the market rate for retailers are regulated by the Alberta Middle School. The Edson Wild new year.
electricity or the capped Utilities Commission. I also want to Sheep Foundation donated Pine Grove Middle School
rate—whichever is lower. The stress electric utility companies will $20,000.00 combined, to the two received donations for a Palisades
majority of power consumers in not be charging a service fee for the schools. trip, an Outdoor Ed trip, and their
Alberta are on a RRO; however carbon levy, as that is not how the Parkland Composite High School Archery program.
Albertans are also welcome to levy applies to electricity.
choose a plan from any private I'm always available to listen to my
energy retailer if they feel it's a better constituents and answer any
fit for them. questions they may have on this or
From now until the time the cap is any other issue. Please don't hesitate
implemented, the Energy Minister to contact my constituency office at
will consult with electricity 780-865-9796 or email at
companies and retailers, and regular

Ken Kadutski a member of the Edson Chapter of the Wild Sheep
Foundation presents two cheques to Matthew Day from Parkland
Composite High School for the Trappers Course and Archery
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