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Renewed hope of a New Year

New Year's eve will to live. And perhaps,
soon be here heralding From the if that were the
in a new beginning Publisher’s Desk practice around the
Dana McArthur
and a renewed hope of world, we might
good things to come. find the peace on
We all remember the stories of earth we so often wish for.
2017. Headlines of tragic deaths, The Weekly Anchor's readership
serious, and senseless crimes, the loss and circulation have grown
of a historical building on Edson's remarkably again in 2017 —in our
main street, Evansburg battered by a newspaper and on our electronic
hail storm, and the Kinsmen Slo- edition —for which we are very
Pitch tournament cancellation —to grateful.
list just a few. We take this trust seriously and we
But there were also the upbeat will continue trying to make sense of
stories like the opening of Mary local issues for our readers and
Bergeron Elementary School, the encourage dialogue, and transparency
opening of the County's new pump in government along the way. It's a
tracks, groundbreaking for the new balancing act that will never be Letter to the Editor Policy
Riding Update: Parkland Lodge, Pinnacle Renewable perfect, but we are committed to The Weekly Anchor welcomes letters to the editor
Energy expanding operations to
Entwistle, and Edson moving forward bringing you the facts in a fair and
Open Letter: with Multi-Use Facility planning. balanced way. All letters are published at the discretion of the editor-
We thank all our readers,
What stands as a shining example contributors, letter writers, friends, publisher who reserves the right to edit for clarity,
amid all these stories is the support, and our occasional critics. We hope to length and libel. Letters published do not necessarily
hope, and charity of a community that hear from all of you, and we wish the reflect the policies or beliefs of this newspaper. All
Misadventures Letter to the Editor: knows how to come together. best for you and your loved ones in the address and telephone number, which will not be
letters must bear the name of the writer and include
Edson and Yellowhead County, and
its residents, always seem to find a 2018. published.
Have a safe and Happy New Year!
way to make this area a better place

Canada summer jobs 2018 now open

Eric Rosendahl Jim Eglinski, Member of Parliament for Science, Technology, Engineering and
Yellowhead, is encouraging organizations in Jim Eglinski Mathematics (STEM) and Information and
his riding to apply for the 2018 Canada Communications Technology (ICT),
Summer Jobs (CSJ) Program. This unique particularly for women.
My funding initiative helps employers create MP Yellowhead “Canada Summer Jobs helps employers
ViewPoint summer job opportunities for students between create summer job opportunities for students in
their communities,” said Eglinski. “It is
by Adrienne Tait the ages of 15 and 30. The application process that complement this year's national priorities: designed to focus on local priorities, while
starts December 19, 2017.
CSJ provides funding for not-for-profit Employers who intend to hire youth who are in achieving tangible results for both students and
organizations, public-sector employers and under-represented groups, including new our communities.”
small businesses with 50 or fewer employees. immigrant youth/refugees, Indigenous youth, “This is a worthwhile investment into our
Not-for-profit organizations can receive up to youth with disabilities and visible minorities; local businesses, as well as our students and I
100 percent of the provincial/territorial Small businesses, in recognition of their know it will benefit many,” concluded MP
minimum hourly wage, as well as contribution to the creation of jobs; Eglinski.
employment-related costs. Public-sector Organizations that support opportunities for The application period for employers will
employers and small businesses can receive up official language minority communities; run from December 19, 2017 to February 2,
to 50 percent of the provincial/territorial Organizations that provide services and/or 2018, which will allow for students to be hired
minimum hourly wage. supports the LGBTQ2 community; and beginning in April 2018. Applications will be
Employers are invited to submit applications Organizations that provide opportunities in available at Service Canada Centres and online

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Apologies on my behalf to the Edson Cycling Association for a
misqoute of projected full cost build of the new Bike Park that is
going in out at Willmore. In the last issue my article incorrectly said
$350,000 when actually it is a $624,000 projected cost for the full
build. Please accept my apologies and I take full blame, not the
Weekly Anchor. Deanna Mitchener
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