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Edson honoured with FireSmart Achievement Award

by Adrienne Tait along with the Edson Fire Department has made a educating residents on what they can do to help
concerted effort within town boundaries to clear out FireSmart their own properties.
Edson was the recipient of the FireSmart Canada deadfall, vegetation management, engaged in With joint partnerships and efforts between the town,
Community Protection Achievement Award for their community consultation open houses, and build a county, consultants and ESRD worked to reduce fire
work to complete a FireSmart Community plan. Edson plan. hazards and possible threats.
is only the fourth municipality in Canada to receive Director of Protective Services Al Schram says it's Along with the certificate, Edson will also receive a
this honour. great to get this type of award. “We've been working sign to be mounted in the community.
hard to ensure we are as safe from the risk of wildfire
The FireSmart program and plan is designed to
(see photo front page)
blind view reduce the risk to property, structures, and safety a as possible.”
wildfire could pose.
Schram says the Town has spent a number of year
Mayor Greg Pasychny said, “You don't realise how working with various grants to help create the MATS & COVERALL
forested Edson is until you fly over it.”
FireSmart Community Plan, FireSmart forested
window Over the past couple of years the Town of Edson areas in our municipal boundaries, as well as RENTALS AND SERVICES
fashions Conservative RCMP recover stolen property, OR LEASE
iews weapons, firearms (108 50 Street)

Guest Column by Clyde Corser
On January 28, 2016 shortly after clothing related to a recent break, female was arrested on 12 Approximately 1,000 sq. ft.
2 pm Edson RCMP executed search enter, and theft at a local hotel. 7 outstanding warrants.
January 4, January 25 warrants at two residences in Edson, adult males and 1 adult female were warrant was a collaborative effort
The execution of the search
arrested during the execution of the
A large amount of stolen property
consisting of RCMP members from
warrants and charges are pending.
In addition to the pending
February 15 was recovered as well as numerous charges, one adult male was arrested Edson General Duty, Edson General or call DAVID at 780-517-2727
weapons and two firearms.
Investigative Section, and Edson
108 50 Street, Edson
Most of the stolen property was
Traffic Services.
on 6 outstanding warrants and the
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August 1, 22 Advisory Panel taking a Jean pointed out his t h i n k s u c h
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Alberta is well into
Ambrose pleaded our
selfie with Premier
what may become the
case; Rick Mercer spoke
Notley and as many of
Sept. 12 her caucus as could passionately on our toughest era in our life as
crowd their faces in front
behalf; even the Toronto
a province. Tough
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when your Liberal
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friends in Ottawa
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aside, what seems lost in resource projects (read: heart. In the Premier's Rental and Service
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