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Remembering heroes With this issue we welcome our readers specially designed to maintain perfect press ViewPoint
Unpaid leave to and advertisers to a whole new look for The From the alignment with zero movement. by Adrienne Tait Rob Merrifield
care for seriously Weekly Anchor. Beginning with this issue Publisher’s Desk This high speed double-wide press is what Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
ill relative you are going to notice a lot more colour. In Dana McArthur enables us to offer amazing front to back
fact, every page in our issues will now be in colour with laser-accurate registration
full colour. B&W photos will be a thing of readers want to read –local pictures and second to none in the industry. And with Alberta organ and tissue
the past. stories about local people. And then eight page increments, instead of the typical
On a weekly basis we have had so many connecting an advertiser to these readers is four of smaller presses, we can open our donation –registry agent launch
submissions from our schools, clubs and what it's all about! pages up to more of what you pick our
programs, along with our great team of The new multi-million dollar press we are newspaper up for! And believe us keeping
writers we have struggled to include it all printing on now was built in Würzburg, our newsstands full is no easy task, but thank Rob
each week. Well, now we will be able to you for emptying them each week, that's
Building Canada Plan open up our pages for bigger photographs Germany and is among the most what it's all about! Merrifield
and more of them, along with more of the technologically sophisticated the newspaper To top it off our new press uses 100% Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
industry has ever seen.
local stories and submissions you love to I am no stranger to press rooms as I learned recyclable newsprint made right here in
Weekly Anchor read. the pre-press trade on a Goss NewsKing as a Alberta, creating Alberta jobs! West Yellowhead MLA Robin Campbell
We will also be able to offer amazingly low
Ultimately for our readers and our
Mail Subscription prices to add colour to every advertisement, young man fresh out of school. When I advertisers, it will mean a crisp, full-colour
toured this new printing facility near
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Rob ADDRESS These exciting improvements are made the NDP invoking closure on iews Man in the

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investments being made in newspaper
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Palliative Care in Canada The Weekly Anchor Keeping In Toucheeping In Touch
Member of the
Edson & District Chamber &
Evansburg/Entwistle Chamber
Letter to the Editor All Canadians should have access to high access to palliative care across the Country. This by GEORGE VANDERBURG
MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
Green plans put onus on taxpayer quality palliative care. Bill C-277, 'An Act Jim Eglinski bill recommends evaluating the advisability of Letter to the Editor Policy
Providing for the Development of a Framework
amending the Canada Health Act to include
on Palliative Care in Canada' was introduced by
MP Yellowhead
palliative care as a covered service.
The Weekly Anchor welcomes letters to the editor.
During the previous session of parliament, the
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 my Conservative colleague, MP Marilyn Gladu, 'All-Parliamentary Committee on Palliative and All letters are published at the discretion of the editor-
in the House on May 30th. With the recent
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 assisted dying legislation, Canadians now need and stakeholder groups as being an urgent and Compassionate Care' brought forward numerous 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. palliative care more than ever to offer them a important piece of legislation. It will directly recommendations that are now captured in this 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 viable choice for their end of life care. This help implement a framework for palliative care Bill. 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 Bill will do just that. C-277, when passed, will in Canada, including the definition of services I strongly believe that having access to quality 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 close the Palliative Care Gap in Canada. included; required training; and most palliative care would enable one to choose to
warmed up and melted the ice sheet? Geologists problem now. or industry if they cannot or do not meet the Bill C-277 is recognized by various healthcare importantly, measures to ensure consistent live as well as they can, for as long as they can.
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
uses oil, not much would change as far as global brained scheme will be approaching the government taxpayers lose again. The Weekly Anchor 5,868 Audited Canadian
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warming is concerned. But our lives would be very for a subsidy. How will any investor put money into For example one of the largest engine Canadian Publication Mail Number - 40014221 Published by: 422247 Alberta Ltd. Audit
much affected for the worse. For example, we have solar energy or wind power when the return on manufacturers, Caterpillar, has stopped making Cat Your SERVING: TOWN OF EDSON & YELLOWHEAD COUNTY FOR 27 YEARS! 5040 3rd Avenue, Edson, Alberta Weekly Newspapers
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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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all, these are a renewable resource. can see a return on their money. They will not invest Representative Ass’t Mgr. Graphic/ Administration Dawn Matheson Adrienne Tait Deanna Mitchener
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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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