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MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
new full colour look the gap.
in the newspaper. Readers want variety, and in this
We'd like to take this opportunity
Letter to the Editor to thank all of our readers and age of 'fake news' they are also
becoming more discerning where
advertisers for the overwhelming they get their news from. The My
and positive feedback we have growing number of independent ViewPoint
There is also fears, according received on the changes. newspapers in Alberta is an by Adrienne Tait
Along with all the colour, our
encouraging sign that readers
to the Wildrose, that the NDP
Building Canada Plan new expanded format has been really do prefer local news they
may be pulling funding for
self-managed care. Self- able to nicely accommodate the can trust.
Today's readers also want a
managed care allows many submissions from our choice of where they find their
schools, clubs, and programs. It
Tip greater flexibility in has also given us the space for local news. That's why we have a West Yellowhead MLA Robin Campbell
meeting individual
of needs and certainly some very in-depth stories, which multi-platform electronic edition
have become a trend in newspapers available free on our website and
was of benefit in my
the Hat mother’s care. over the past year. linked through our popular Editor’s Note:
Gone are the days where
Facebook page.
readership was exclusively linked The Weekly Anchor is available Letter to the Editor Policy
to pithy stories of 400 words or like never before across just about It was with great sadness when we received the news of
less. In this age of information any platform a reader chooses. the vehicle collision that caused the death of a local The Weekly Anchor welcomes letters to the editor.
Letter to the Editor Policy readers are picking up community And to top it off we use 100% cyclist. All letters are published at the discretion of the editor-
the NDP invoking closure on
The Weekly Anchor welcomes newspapers because they want and recyclable newsprint made right publisher who reserves the right to edit for clarity, Man in the
debate for Bill 6 despite
letters to the editor. expect more details on issues that here in Alberta. It's produced from We later confirmed it was RCMP officer Constable Austin length and libel. Letters published do not necessarily
All letters are published at the discretion of the editor- affect their lives. sawmill waste and no trees are ever MacDougall, who had only arrived in Edson last year. Wildrose MLAs tabling a Red Hat
petition signed by over
publisher who reserves the right to edit for clarity, length As the big daily newspaper cut in the making our newsprint. reflect the policies or beliefs of this newspaper. All by Craig McArthur
30,000 Albertans who are
and libel. Letters published do not necessarily reflect the chains continue to suffer severe We also employ all local staff for The Weekly Anchor staff and management sends its letters must bear the name of the writer and include the
against the bill.
policies or beliefs of this newspaper. All letters must revenue losses linked to their all of our production. Why? address and telephone number, which will not be
bear the name of the writer and include the address and Letter to the Editor readership disconnect, independent —Because creating Alberta jobs sincere condolences to the family, and to the RCMP published.
telephone number, which will not be published. community weekly newspapers matter to us, our readers, and our detachment at this difficult time.
that focus on local news are advertisers.
gaining even broader readership.
Riding Update: Robin Campbell, MLA
Independent seniors’ advocate needed Hello again… West Yellowhead


CRA improves services for small businesses to fix long-term care: Eggen by Carlo Klemm


OP/ED
Jim Eglinski, Member of Parliament for - View short "how-to" videos that explain the The Weekly Anchor
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Member of the
Yellowhead, is pleased to inform local business Jim Eglinski services on My Business Account Edson & District Chamber & Keeping In Toucheeping In Touch
owners that Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is - Experience telephone service improvements From the Evansburg/Entwistle Chamber by GEORGE VANDERBURG
by GEORGE VANDERBURG
MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
Fall statement shows federal gov’t borrowing additional $32 billion making its services more user-friendly. MP Yellowhead from CRA Publisher’s Desk MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
The changes are based on CRA's 2016 Serving
- Share feedback about their audit experience in a
You Better consultations with small and medium new post-audit survey Dana McArthur
businesses and chartered professional - Have their objections resolved faster
accountants in the fall of 2016. - Call a new dedicated telephone service for tax
CRA's 2017-2019 Serving You Better action plan preparers that helps with more complex technical “These changes should ease and simplify the
issues
Views & News Riding Update: contains over 50 action items that will improve - Request a Liaison Officer visit process of dealing with CRA's services so small
services for small and medium businesses. Here
business owners can focus less on government
by Deanna Mitchener are the top ten service improvements for - Provide T4 information slips to their employees red-tape and more on growing their business,”
businesses. They will allow businesses to do the in electronic format (certain conditions apply) concluded MP Eglinski.
following: - Use T2 Auto-fill through commercial software For more information, visit: www.canada.ca/cra-
- Create their own filing and balance
confirmation letters online serving-you-better Rob
- Receive a CRA security code by email Conservative
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