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by GEORGE VANDERBURG
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MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
How very odd! My
Remembering heroes ViewPoint
Unpaid leave to by Adrienne Tait Rob Merrifield
care for seriously Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
ill relative Two weeks ago I completed, but
wrote a column on the From the the repaving is
abysmal condition of Publisher’s Desk all but done.” Alberta organ and tissue
Highway 16 through Dana McArthur How very
th
nd
Edson. 2 and 4 odd! With the donation –registry agent launch
Avenues seem to be province
little more than a haphazard spending nearly $953 million for
patchwork of pothole repairs that have roads and bridges as announced in Rob
been mixed with a few fresh strips of
Building Canada Plan resurfacing thrown in at random their 2016 budget, you'd think they Merrifield

places. could afford to run a few kilometres of Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
pavement through Edson as well.
Well, the column hit a cord with
Weekly Anchor readers who called not only to agree, certainly was, and is, in much poorer West Yellowhead MLA Robin Campbell
We are not highway engineers, but it
Mail Subscription but one caller informed us that the driving condition (and appearance)
highway through Hinton had just been
than Hinton's stretch of highway was.
If you would like to receive your Anchor by mail, completely resurfaced in both Perhaps our NDP MLA Eric Rob
please fill out the subscription form below: Tip directions. “As smooth as riding on Rosendahl, who coincidentally is a
1 year subscription: $35.00 (+GST) glass,” said our reader. Merrifield
Seniors $30.00 (+GST) of Having no doubts, but needing a resident of Hinton, could help explain Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
NAME the Hat second verification of this to our curious Edson and area readers Conservative
why so much repaving was dedicated
Rob ADDRESS information, we called a reliable to Hinton … and so little to Edson. the NDP invoking closure on iews Man in the
observer in Hinton and asked how
Rosendahl's Hinton constituency
Merrifield POSTAL CODE much had been resurfaced from the office can be reached at 780-865-9796 debate for Bill 6 despite Guest Column by Clyde Corser Red Hat
Member of Parliament for Yellowhead PHONE west end of Switzer Drive to the west or toll-free at 1-800-661-6517 Wildrose MLAs tabling a
end of Hinton. “Pretty much the between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Please let petition signed by over by Craig McArthur
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Letter to the Editor announced consultation on Canada’s system MP Yellowhead insurance_assurance-emploi/?l=en MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
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of Employment Insurance (EI).
Green plans put onus on taxpayer announced that over the course of the to consultation@servicecanada.gc.ca. Letter to the Editor Policy
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The Liberal Federal Government
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We cannot deny climate change. What is in misses the biggest problem we will face long When the NDP dictates how they want to shut Letter to the Editor summer it would open up a consultation Streamlining applications until August 31 , 2016. All letters are published at the discretion of the editor-
question is what is causing it. The earth has had cold before the world heats up enough to harm us. We down their chosen industry – coal fired power Canadians are receiving when it comes to EI Reducing wait times for service delivery A summary report of the feedback received publisher who reserves the right to edit for clarity, length
and libel. Letters published do not necessarily reflect the
and warm periods long before man and machinery will be out of drinking water. China has about 10-15 plants – they are taking a socialist approach. as part of a review of the EI program as a Reducing administrative burden for during this time will be released in fall 2016. policies or beliefs of this newspaper. All letters must bear the
appeared. 15,000 years ago Edson was covered with years before they will have polluted all their fresh Instead they should be there to set emission goals whole. The review will examine how Service employers More information can be found at: name of the writer and include the address and telephone
a 1000 foot deep ice sheet. The glaciers we see and salt water. The Middle East has a water shortage. and standards for the industry to meet. The Canada administers the EI program. Three number, which will not be published.
today are the remains of this ice sheet. What Closer to home the United States has a serious water decision to shut down would be on the coal plants key areas that will be focused on are: Those wishing to submit their views on the http://www.esdc.gc.ca/en/consultations/ei/s
warmed up and melted the ice sheet? Geologists problem now. or industry if they cannot or do not meet the online consultation portal can do so at: ervice_quality_review.page.
have confirmed there have been at least three ice The NDP are going to perform a magic act I am standards. When dictated flatly to shut down any
ages in the past. sure. They want to diversify the economy but they industry, the onus is on the taxpayer to make up
If we get rid of all vehicles and everything that don't know how or to what. Anyone with a hare- the lost revenue and lost capital investments. The
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What does that leave us? replace themselves.
Most chemicals, medicines and cosmetics are The change to alternative and cleaner energy forms
petro based. The electric cars that are going to be has been taking place long before the NDP jumped Tim Eaton
powered by solar and wind generated electricity in and started dictating that they want everything
require lubrication for their bearings. I guess we will done their way right now. These changes will happen
have to go back to harvesting whales for oil. After but will require investment by the private sector that Craig & Elaine McArthur Sue Ann Common Cindy Weisser Sonia Roy
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“Green” people will have to walk to protests as we any great amount just for a warm and fuzzy feeling.
would have no fuel for their jets or lube for their All industries have been getting their acts together.
bicycles. I wonder if these people would take stock Even the Hinton pulp mill seems to have improved
of their lives, take an honest and close look around its image, all of this without the NDP's input. I do
their houses, workplace and surroundings and not know how “green” people are going to maintain
consider all the things they will have to be without if their arts, social programs and expensive lifestyles
we have no oil, or at the moment no viable by shutting down industries. They are going to do
replacement. All groceries are delivered by truck, this and raise wages in a market that is already out of
train or boat as well as jewelry, movies, paintings, world competition.
furniture, solar panels and wind mills to name a few.
Plastic comes from petrochemicals. Without plastics
there will be no trim in electric cars, cameras, TV's,
cell phones, fridges, dishwashers, most small
appliances and tools – the list goes on and on.
All of this jumping on the green bandwagon
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