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RCMP increase proactive patrols in County's smaller communities

by Mikaela Kuefler not neglecting these communities. We're actually to investigate crimes and dealing with core police
out there, we're patrolling, being visible, and being duties," said Ayres.
About a year ago, Yellowhead County provided active. It's not just responding to calls for service.
funding to the Edson RCMP detachment to do When everyone sees us out there, knowing that
enhanced County patrol shifts. we're around watching, I think that's where it's BILL MITCHELL
Members from all three RCMP detachment areas going to pay dividends going forwards," said Ayres.
(Hinton, Edson, and Evansburg) have been going "Having positive interaction with people is maybe NEW TRUCK SALES
out into the County and have been making visible outside of what people would normally see us in. It NORTH
and proactive patrols in some of the smaller makes them a little more familiar with us and us
communities and provincial parks spread with them. If we do have to attend a call for Western Star Trucks (North) Ltd.
throughout the County. service, they might recognize us. I think it builds 26124 TWP Road 531A
"It's an opportunity for RCMP members to not that community engagement and cohesion between
only get to know the jurisdiction better but also get the community and the police, when it comes time Acheson, AB T7X 5A1
out there, meet the people that live in these
communities and show them that they're not Theft complaints top list
forgotten about. We want to be visible and we want
to have these discussions about what's going on and of RCMP calls
what kind of problems residents are seeing, that Toll Free 1-800-252-7500
way there's a better dialogue between us and the May 15 to 21 saw 92 other requests for Phone: 780-453-3452 Cell: 780-984-2224
community in order to direct our patrols," said calls for service by the service.
Constable Ayres. local RCMP detachment.
RCMP have no limits where they patrol within Topping the list of calls
the County but have set it up so their patrols target was 13 Theft Complaints.
larger areas. O t h e r c a l l s 9
"We try to be effective with our time in order to Suspicious Persons or
get out and be seen as much as possible in these Vehicles, 8 Assistance
communities, especially in the provincial parks. C a l l s , 7 T r a f f i c
When we go down to the communities, we're Collisions, 6 Fail to
almost going door to door. We may not always comply with conditions, 6 Hunters, Farmers, Outdoorsmen
knock on everybody's door but if we see someone Harassment/Criminal Fish & Wildlife Managers will be at the Galloway Museum to talk
in their yard, we're going to stop and chat with Harassment, 6 Mischief about hunting seasons, wildlife populations, cougar population
them. It's a great opportunity for the community to or Damage, 5 Traffic
meet some of our members, especially since RCMP C o m p l a i n t s , 4 increase. Everyone welcome.
Officers transfer in and out," said Ayres. Alarms/False Alarms, 4
The program isn't meant to be enforcement based False/Abandoned 911 June 5, 2017
and is meant more to keep the RCMP visible and calls, 4 Municipal
proactive to the community in order to maintain Bylaws, 3 Assault, 2 Galloway Museum open at 6:00 pm;
positive interaction. Animal Calls, 2 Cause Meeting starts at 7:00 pm.
"If we find something, we're dealing with it but Disturbance, 2 Liquor
the goal is not to create enforcement. If we have Act, 2 Lost/Found
travelling criminals, they start to realize that we're Property, 2 Mental Health Sponsored by Edson Fish & Game Association, Edson Local of
Act, along with various Alberta Trappers Association and Galloway Museum.

Two millionth Honda Civic sold in Canada

Honda Canada Inc. is pleased to announced that innovation in an affordable compact-class vehicle. built at Honda’s manufacturing facilities in Canada.
the Honda Civic nameplate introduced in 1973 has With this grand milestone conquered, we would Generation recap:
surpassed two-million retail sales in Canada. As like to leverage this positive momentum built over - 1st: 1973 – 1979 / Hatchback
Canada’s best-selling passenger car for the past 19 the last decades and secure Honda Civic’s position - 2nd: 1980 – 1983 / Hatchback (1980), Sedan (1981),
consecutive years, Civic is a key pillar in our as Canada’s best-selling passenger car for many Wagon (1981)
success and accounts for nearly 40 percent of our more years to come! - 3rd: 1984 – 1987 / Hatchback, Sedan, Wagon
annual sales. Overall this makes the Honda Civic Honda Civic Facts - 4th: 1988 – 1991 / Hatchback, Sedan, Wagon, CRX
- 5th: 1992 – 1995 / Hatchback, Sedan, Coupe (1993)
The Civic nameplate launched in Canada in
the best-selling passenger car nameplate in history
Honda banner with story for Canada. 1973, selling 747 units in its first year. - 6th: 1996 – 2000 / Hatchback, Sedan, Coupe
- 7th: 2001 – 2005 / Sedan, Coupe, Hatchback (2003)
Civic is Honda’s longest-running automotive
Honda Civic sales reached its annual peak in
- 8th: 2006 – 2011 / Sedan, Coupe
nameplate and its largest selling model globally. Its
Cumulative Canadian sales of Civic reached
Canadian introduction came in 1973, when Civic 2008 with 72,463 units sold. - 9th: 2012 – 2015 / Sedan, Coupe
- 10th: 2016 – Current / Sedan, Coupe, Hatchback
was heralded for its refined driving dynamics, 2,000,000 in May 2017. (2017), Type-R (coming 2017)
quality construction and world-class fuel efficiency. Civic has been Canada’s best-selling passenger
Over the course of ten generations, the Civic has car for 19 consecutive years. In 2015, HCM became the global lead plant for
continuously evolved to meet the changing needs Production of Civic (three-door) began in 1988 the tenth generation Honda Civic, marking the first
of Honda customers in North America and around at Honda of Canada Mfg. (HCM) in Alliston, time a global lead plant had been located outside of
the world, and has consistently set the bar for fuel Ontario. Japan.
efficiency, driving performance and design To date, more than 4.8 million Civics have been
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