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ill relative come too soon, but From the the spotlight is
it's graduation time Publisher’s Desk definitely on the
again from graduates, as well it Alberta organ and tissue
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managed (or not), and diplomas are being look back with pride at all the Rob
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Green plans put onus on taxpayer implemented, would be in the best interest of this agreement. The Weekly Anchor welcomes letters to the
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Those wishing to provide a written submission
individuals and organizations to provide written
We cannot deny climate change. What is in misses the biggest problem we will face long before When the NDP dictates how they want to shut submissions that express their views. A final must do so before 11:59pm, June 30th, 2016. All letters are published at the discretion of the
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question is what is causing it. The earth has had cold the world heats up enough to harm us. We will be out down their chosen industry – coal fired power report from the study will be presented in the written submission can be found in the 'Guide for clarity, length and libel. Letters published
and warm periods long before man and machinery of drinking water. China has about 10-15 years plants – they are taking a socialist approach. House of Commons. for Submitting Briefs to House of Commons do not necessarily reflect the policies or
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a 1000 foot deep ice sheet. The glaciers we see water. The Middle East has a water shortage. Closer and standards for the industry to meet. The trade agreement that involves 12 countries and the name of the writer and include the address
today are the remains of this ice sheet. What to home the United States has a serious water decision to shut down would be on the coal plants 800 million consumers for Canadian exporters. and telephone number, which will not be
warmed up and melted the ice sheet? Geologists problem now. or industry if they cannot or do not meet the uides/guide-brief-e.htm.
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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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
all, these are a renewable resource. can see a return on their money. They will not invest Craig & Elaine McArthur
“Green” people will have to walk to protests as we any great amount just for a warm and fuzzy feeling. in Memory Sue Ann Common Cindy Weisser Sonia Roy Dawn Matheson Adrienne Tait Deanna Mitchener
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would have no fuel for their jets or lube for their All industries have been getting their acts together. Representative Layout Administration
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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