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Summer fun begins! My MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne

Remembering heroes ViewPoint
Unpaid leave to When it comes to RCMP Centennial Park by Adrienne Tait Rob Merrifield
From the
care for seriously summer festivals and Publisher’s Desk in Edson on July 16. Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
ill relative family fun Edson and Dana McArthur In the County, Pembina
Yellowhead County River Nights at Rangeton
are hard to beat. Park takes place July 7 to Alberta organ and tissue
There's absolutely loads to do and see 8th and the Chip Lake Music Festival
Letter to the Editor as May kicks off with the 37th Annual near Wildwood is set for July 7 to 9th. donation –registry agent launch
Medicine Lodge Rodeo from the 12th Then the Niton Junction Jamboree hits
to 14th. Join them to celebrate and the stage on July 23. And for days of fun,
enjoy the thrills and spills, and their Peers Gold Dust Daze takes place August Rob
There is also fears, according old-time western hospitality. 4 to 7th.
to the Wildrose, that the NDP
Building Canada Plan To kick off another month chalked Back in Edson, the Edson Kin-SloPitch Merrifield
may be pulling funding for full of events the Wildwood Bronc Tournament also takes place August 4 to
self-managed care. Self- Bustin' Rodeo is happening on June 2 7th. Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
managed care allows to the 4th. Then head to Evansburg The fun continues in the County with
Tip greater flexibility in June 9 to 11th for the Rangeton Folk P.V. Daze in Evansburg running August West Yellowhead MLA Robin Campbell
Letter to the Editor Policy meeting individual Festival and enjoy performers ranging 11 to the 13th and don't miss the

The Weekly Anchor welcomes letters to the of needs and certainly from country to folk, and blues to rock. Wildwood Ag Fair on August 18.
Then Eddie's Big Run takes off in
At the end of August the Outdoor
editor. was of benefit in my Rob
All letters are published at the discretion of the the Hat mother’s care. Edson on June 24 but remember to Movie in Centennial Park in Edson is
editor-publisher who reserves the right to edit register before June 22. This month planned for the 30th. Letter to the Editor Policy Merrifield
for clarity, length and libel. Letters published also marks the beginning six events for Then get ready in September for Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
do not necessarily reflect the policies or beliefs Rotary Sundays in the Park starting crashes and splashes during the Edson The Weekly Anchor welcomes
of this newspaper. All letters must bear the with Aboriginal Days on June 25 at the Hillbilly Demolition Derby & Mud Bog letters to the editor.
name of the writer and include the address and RCMP Centennial Park in Edson. in Edson on Saturday and Sunday of the the NDP invoking closure on
telephone number, which will not be published. Next up is a whirlwind of events Labour Day weekend. All letters are published at the discretion of Man in the
beginning July 1 with the Canada 150 These are just a few highlights of a debate for Bill 6 despite
celebrations in Edson and throughout summer filled with activities and events the editor-publisher who reserves the right to Wildrose MLAs tabling a Red Hat
the County. in the area. edit for clarity, length and libel. Letters petition signed by over by Craig McArthur
The Great Canadian BBQ, a part of Take advantage of this festival-packed published do not necessarily reflect the 30,000 Albertans who are
Canada 150, takes place at the RCMP summer and don't let anyone tell you policies or beliefs of this newspaper. All against the bill.
Centennial Park in Edson on July 8. there's nothing to do around Edson and letters must bear the name of the writer and
And the Edson Summer Festival takes Yellowhead County. include the address and telephone number,
place July 12 to 14 with fair rides, Pick up a copy of the Weekly Anchor's
food, bargains and fun for the whole 2017 Summer Visitor's Guide coming out which will not be published.
Riding Update: family. Rotary Sundays in the Park soon and share all the great activities and Independent seniors’ advocate needed Robin Campbell, MLA
places there are to experience in a fun-
continue with Edson Rocks at the
filled West Yellowhead summer. Hello again… West Yellowhead
Letter to the Editor to fix long-term care: Eggen by Carlo Klemm

Railway Safety Act Review The Weekly Anchor K
Keeping In Toucheeping In Touch
Member of the
Edson & District Chamber &
From the Evansburg/Entwistle Chamber by GEORGE VANDERBURG
Jim Eglinski, Member of Parliament for Canadians is met. MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
Fall statement shows federal gov’t borrowing additional $32 billion Yellowhead, is informing residents of a review Jim Eglinski A final report from the panel is expected by Publisher’s Desk
of the Railway Safety Act, which is being May 2018. Dana McArthur
conducted one year ahead of schedule. MP Yellowhead “Canada is a large country that relies on
To carry out this review, the Minister of investment, openness and trade for its
Transport has appointed a panel, which is economic success. We need to ensure that
Riding Update: tasked with engaging a broad range of interest in rail safety to provide their views to people and products can move quickly and
stakeholders from across the country. the Review Panel,” stated MP Eglinski. safely, while respecting the safety of local
“Considering some of the ongoing safety The review will focus on examining existing residents,” concluded MP Eglinski.
issues in our riding of Yellowhead in which provisions and programs under the Act, To learn more about the Railway Safety Act
CN trains block crossings for unacceptable including their suitability, adequacy, and Review and its Review Panel members, please Views & News
amounts of time, I am encouraging all effectiveness. This is necessary to ensure the visit by Deanna Mitchener Rob
residents and stakeholders with a vested Act's core objective of ensuring rail safety for safety-act-review-2017-18.html Conservative

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