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Parkland students learn

about the banking system

by Deanna Mitchener a resource unit right now, so we are
looking at investing money, banking,
Parkland Composite High School and compound interest so I asked the
students had a visit from Narendra Das Royal Bank to come and speak to the
and Jessica Gardiner from RBC Bank students first hand. They were very
during their (CALM) Career and Life supportive last semester.”
Management Class on March 10. Narendra said, "We will talk and learn
Jessica is a banking advisor intern and about bank accounts, credit, and what
Narendra is the branch manager for the you need to do in order to get credit.”
Royal Bank. “We went from a cash society to a
Teacher, Joanna James had asked the society that wanted more ways to keep
two to come and speak with her grade their money safe –that's where banks
10, 11 and 12 students so they could came in. People then went from using
have a better understanding about cash to using cheques. And now we
banking, or a possible career in banking. have entered into what you may call the
Many students already have their own digital area –now, everything is
bank cards, but throughout the talk electronic,” said Narendra.
students got a better understanding Narendra and Jessica spent time with
about interest, mortgages, and the students explaining how the banking
different types of accounts. They had system works so they could feel more
time to ask questions during and at the knowledgeable, as well as when they Narendra Das with the Edson Royal Bank was teaching Career and Life
end of the presentation. turn 18 they can start building their own Management students at Parkland School about the banking system on
Joanna said, "Our class is working on credit. March 10. photo Deanna Mitchener

TOWN OF EDSON Town of Edson

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The Town of Edson prides itself on being a supportive and CARETAKER CONTRACT - 2016
caring community. Edson offers an array of preventative
programming aimed at meeting the social needs of the Interested individuals are invited to submit proposals for the
community and its surrounding area. Willmore Park Seasonal Caretaker Contract. The successful
seasonal caretaker will be required to live on site in a recreational
As the FCSS Manager, reporting to the Director of Community vehicle provided by the applicant. The term of the contract will
Services, you will provide support to the Community Services begin on May 1 , 2016 and end on October 1 , 2016. The scope of
Department for the delivery of a range of services including: work generally involves all aspects of maintenance and operation of
services to assist the community to identify their social needs Willmore Park, an area located six kilometers south of Edson. The
and develop responses to meet those needs; services that park caters to picnickers, campers, hikers, runners, mountain bikers
promote social development of children and their families; and river enthusiasts.
services that enrich and strengthen family live; and services that
enhance the quality of life of the retired and semi-retired. Proposal packages are available to be picked up from the
Community Services Department.
The successful candidate will have:
· At least 7 years experience in FCSS or Community The Town reserves the right to reject any and all proposals and the
Services lowest proposal will not necessarily be chosen. As a part of the
· Post secondary degree/diploma in Social Sciences or a selection process there will be an interview with those contractors
related field is preferable selected as finalists.
· A good understanding of operational and financial
planning Proposals will be received at the Town Office in a sealed envelope
clearly marked “Willmore Park Seasonal Caretaker Contract -
Not only is the Town of Edson a terrific place to work, we offer 2016” until 2:00 p.m. on Friday, April 1st, 2016. Proposals should be
a competitive salary and excellent benefit package. Qualified mailed or hand delivered to:
candidates are invited to submit their resume in confidence by
April 1, 2016. Please submit a resume to or Jim Desautels, Director of Community
marked “personal and confidential” and mailed to: Services
Town of Edson
Human Resources 605 - 50 Street
Town of Edson P. O. Box 6300, EDSON, AB T7E 1T7
P.O. Box 6300 Telephone: 723-4403
Edson, AB T7E 1T7
For a copy of the job description please visit our website at . There will be a public opening of the Proposals at 2:00 p.m. on
Friday, April 1st, 2016 in Council Chambers at the Town Office.
Thank you to all applicants but only those selected for an
interview will be contacted. Questions should be directed to Jim Desautels at the above address.
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