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including former leader
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Despite the loss of a
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in local the official opposition, a
GALLOWAY tournament! role which Forsyth
intends to take seriously.
Vowing to remain a
New Director of Community Service Jim Desautels ‘Night at the ...see page 18 “fiercely committed”
opposition Forsyth said
Museum’ as the party moves Local community stepped up in a big way to help the program
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r e m a i n a “ f i s c a l
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STARS and remain fully committed
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democracy. Recent
incidents... behaviours have, if
see page 8 anything, fortified our
resolve,” said Forsyth.
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and agents in our area. c o m m i t m e n t i s The Edson Midget Blades and the Athabasca Winter Hawks sported pink hockey tape and pink laces as they faced off
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