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The right time for a royalty review…? My

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Remembering heroes One of the energy industry's biggest concerns May 5 and that message includes supporting by Adrienne Tait

since the May 5 election is the NDP's statement From the the NDP's platform. Rob Merrifield
they plan to review the province's royalty Publisher’s Desk The NDP have committed to the Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
regime, calling it the lowest royalties almost in Dana McArthur diversification of the economy in Alberta, and
the world. that's a very good thing.
The day after the NDP's election in Alberta, The question remains though, is this the right Alberta organ and tissue
Longtime Edson resident and newspaper-man passes stocks of energy firms in the province sold off Petroleum Producers. time for a royalty review when the oilpatch has donation –registry agent launch
With plans by the new government that
heavily, down as much as 2.75 per cent. Clearly,
been hit hard by declining prices and is just
even talking of royalty hikes in Alberta's include phasing out coal power, ending carbon beginning to find its footing again?
Robin Campbell, MLA wounded oilpatch has the potential to spark a capture and storage, and leading on climate Can anything meaningful be gained if it's Rob
West Yellowhead reaction from investors. change — it is a recipe that could be spelling simply going to destabilize an already bad
The last royalty review in 2010 led to a higher carbon taxes. There is little wonder that situation? Merrifield Man in the
shrinking of jobs and capital investment the energy industry in the province is a little There may be a time for the new government Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
Red Hat
Tip according to the Canadian Association of nervous. to start their own review of Alberta's oil and gas by Craig McArthur
Unpaid leave to
THE WEEKLY care for seriously of However, Alberta voters sent a clear message royalties, but now sure doesn't seem like it.
ANCHOR ill relative the Hat Wildrose “energized by watershed moment” Rob


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Writers are normally limited to one published letter per 5 election surprised everyone – perhaps our late Our sincere best wishes go out to Premier
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Letter to the Editor: How you can help end homelessness in West Yellowhead. We agree with John F. 2015 Canada Day
Finally, we wish to thank all of you who voted
Our community has growth, then for a better Kennedy that, “In a democracy, every citizen,
Letter to the Editor homeless people. Views & News understanding, so see regardless of his interest in politics, 'holds office';
Some may be aware of by Deanna Mitchener beyond the front cover. every one of us is in a position of responsibility; Challenge
this issue, but do not know Pavan Sopar-Pahwa and, in the final analysis, the kind of government
how they can help. Others coordinator for Housing we get depends upon how we fulfil those
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it does not exist within our own community, while homelessness meeting scheduled for May 27 responsibility in a decisive way this month, by GEORGE VANDERBURG
MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
going about their daily tasks. starting at 5 p.m. at the Edson Friendship Centre. which reinvigorates us all to the importance of MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
Some people may have a negative view of Pavan encourages you to bring a guest with you our individual ballots and the privilege we have
to choose our local MLA as well as the provincial
homelessness, without ever taking time to
The end of understand the true causes. as they would like to have a variety of insights. government who will best represent our deeply
We all have something to offer to help those in
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Like anything else, we need to educate
need.
Wildrose is energized by this watershed
"I encourage you to bring others to the meeting
a local icon ourselves so we can have a better understanding of that can help share personal experiences, ideas, moment in Alberta's history, and keenly awaits
the needs of those within our own community.
meeting our NDP MLA's four years down the
Education like this doesn't just happen in a
someone that can advocate. It is essential to work
road, when individual Albertans will once again
classroom. We have a responsibility to educate
ourselves through volunteering with different together to development a program that best meets have the opportunity to choose our future.
the needs of Edson. People of all ages and
organizations, and listening and sharing ideas with background are welcome to participate," said
those who have frontline experience and who are Pavan. Sincerely,
helping spread the word. If you are interested in becoming a member for Clyde Corser, President Wildrose West
There are so many great causes that we could this taskforce please call Pavan @ 780-723-5494 Yellowhead Constituency Association
learn just a little more about, if not for personal or email esdonhomeless@shaw.ca Stuart Taylor, West Yellowhead Wildrose K
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MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
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