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Building a brighter future My MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
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Unpaid leave to Prime Minister Justin From the Confederation as you can by Adrienne Tait Rob Merrifield
care for seriously Trudeau made good on Publisher’s Desk get. "How do we get it there Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
arguably the biggest
safely" is what it should
ill relative decision of his one Dana McArthur have always been about. Is
year in office. there anyone who would
Approving the Trans seriously suggest moving Alberta organ and tissue
Mountain and Enbridge pipelines will allow oil on rails or roads is a safer option than
Alberta's oil to reach tidewater at a time when pipelines? Of course not. donation –registry agent launch
Alberta's economy has been hit hard by low Vancouver's sheltered harbours are some of
prices. the busiest in the world, filled with vessels
As Trudeau said, “There isn't a country in coming and going with dangerous goods from
the world that would find billions of barrels of all over the world. No one would consider it Rob
oil and leave it in the ground while there is a fair if a prairie province blocked outside
Building Canada Plan market for it.” goods from being shipped across its borders. Merrifield
Canada is a country whose wealth comes And far more dangerous goods than oil get Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
from producing and exporting raw materials. shipped across Alberta every single day.
Alberta is a large part of that prosperity with "Our challenge is to use today's wealth to West Yellowhead MLA Robin Campbell
the export of its oil and gas. create tomorrow's opportunity," Trudeau said.
Sure, everyone would like to live in a world It was good to see the Liberal government Letter to the Editor Policy
Tip where clean, cheap renewable fuels powered make a decision that balances sound The Weekly Anchor welcomes letters to the Rob
our vehicles, heated our homes, and runs our
economics and the environment.
After all, good governing begins with
of industries. But that technology is a long way creating policies and decisions that help foster All letters are published at the discretion of the Merrifield
away and trillions of dollars short of
editor-publisher who reserves the right to edit
the Hat happening any time soon —particularly in this economic growth, balanced with good for clarity, length and libel. Letters published Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
stewardship, that provides jobs and creates
All Canadians have the need and move their wealth. This is what makes a brighter future do not necessarily reflect the policies or beliefs
goods to market. This is the legacy and right possible for everyone. of this newspaper. All letters must bear the the NDP invoking closure on
our Confederation created when the railway Besides, it would be hard to collect the new name of the writer and include the address and Man in the
united this country. carbon tax (or transfer payments) if Alberta telephone number, which will not be published. debate for Bill 6 despite
Saying 'no' to Alberta's need to access became one more have-not province. Wildrose MLAs tabling a Red Hat
tidewater is about as far from the spirit of petition signed by over by Craig McArthur
30,000 Albertans who are
Shame stealing from community and seniors Letter to the Editor against the bill.

The Edson Seniors Transportation Society Views & News work very hard fundraising each year to keep the
Riding Update: (ESTS) had their bus vandalized for the second by Deanna Mitchener bus in operation. Robin Campbell, MLA
time in less than a month.
It is such a shame that with so many willing to
Who ever is responsible for this crime is not help those in need, there are some out there who Independent seniors’ advocate needed West Yellowhead
just stealing from one person or one family, they seniors, disabled people and others rely on, often continue to vandalize and steal from their Hello again…
are stealing from the most vulnerable in our including trips to the hospital or doctor's offices. community.
community. This is a community bus that many The board members are all volunteers and These attacks of theft and vandalism to fix long-term care: Eggen by Carlo Klemm
perpetrated on seniors are a growing problem
Letter to the Editor with the Seniors Cabin Christmas lights being The Weekly Anchor Keeping In Toucheeping In Touch
Member of the
stolen recently and the theft of corn seniors were
Edson & District Chamber &
growing during the summer.
Evansburg/Entwistle Chamber
Much good in Edson! If you are in that much need, please just ask by GEORGE VANDERBURG
MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
Fall statement shows federal gov’t borrowing additional $32 billion within the community, and someone will offer to
help or find an organization that could help you
From the world news media of today it may token gift it brought tears to my eyes and I was We have so many wonderful groups in our
seem that we are all going to hell in a handbasket. humbled by my unforgiving spirit at that time. community doing their best to support those in
Not so. There is great hope for humanity, Yes, this young man taught me a lesson. I don't need. We have our local food bank, two second
especially with the youth in Edson. know who you are but rest assured you are hand clothing outlets, the Take It or Leave It
Not going into much detail, a couple of weeks where you can get free household items, the
ago I was stopped in the entranceway of the forgiven and Edson is a better place because of Kinettes Club working hard to arrange hampers
your actions.
Splash and Go carwash in Edson. At this point, a After all, there is one that forgives us all if we for families this holiday season. These, along Letter to the Editor Policy
young man in a jacked up truck roared up behind with many other groups that provide help and The Weekly Anchor welcomes letters to the Rob
me. Road rage broke out because he didn't realize ask; HE is the Lord Jesus Christ. That's why we support for the community on a regular basis. editor. Conservative
celebrate Christmas.
the carwash was full and I couldn't move forward. Young man, thank you for the early Christmas Not only stealing but destroying property used Merrifield
When I and the manager approached him he present! for seniors is a shame on the perpetrator(s). All letters are published at the discret Member of Parliament for Yellowhead iews
The Seniors Transportation Society is asking
threw his truck into reverse and roared away. members of the community if they have any ion of the editor-publisher who reserv Guest Column by Clyde Corser
Jim Eglinski have much forgiveness in my heart. In fact I was Ron Schlender information regarding the vandalism of the bus es the right to edit for clarity, length and libel. Letters published do not necessarily
Although I pray the Lord's Prayer often, I didn't
to please contact the Edson RCMP.
MP Yellowhead quite upset, to say the least. But this young man reflect the policies or beliefs of this newspaper. All letters must bear the name of the
writer and include the address and telephone number, which will not be published.
has taught me a lesson.
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