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Jim Eglinski guest speaker at Rotary

by Deanna Mitchener ice rinks for skating and "We need to realize that
minor hockey. The the Asian and East
Jim Eglinski was the second floor was an Indian communities are
guest speaker during the international speed skate growing rapidly. The
weekly Rotary meeting area and the third floor middle class are now
held on October 28th. was a community stepping out and they
Eglinski a retired walking track. That will be traveling. Canada
RCMP officer won the building has been so well is a great destination
C o n s e r v a t i v e utilized to the point that point. We have our
nomination in the Nov. w e h a d t o s t a r t Rockies close by with
17 byelection to replace s c h e d u l i n g t i m e s , Jasper and Banff. We are
former Yellowhead MP especially for the going to see many new
Rob Merrifield. walking track. They people coming to this
“I used to be a Rotarian have international teams area. I would also like to
up in Fort St. John, as coming there to train for f o c u s o n t h e
well I took on the role of speed skating,” said environment,” said
president for a two year Eglinski. Eglinski.
term there. Rotary is a "During my time as
great organization and I mayor I also served on
am proud to be here the regional district for
today,” said Eglinski. three years, gaining a
“I was born in Two wealth of knowledge in
Hills Alberta, and I governments. I also
graduated in 1967 and helped to instigate a
the following year I trade mission with China
j o i n e d t h e R C M P between Alberta and
spending 35 years in British Columbia," said
B.C. After I retired in Eglinski.
Fort St. John I still had “The things that
the bug to serve the energize me more than
public so I got into anything are jobs,
politics and was elected growth, and long term
on town counsel. The prosperity. During this
next year was the town upcoming by-election I
mayor,” said Eglinski will be focusing on the
“My big highlights of growth, long term
being mayor were being prosperity, and the jobs
able to negotiate with the for this region. They are
province and the federal projecting by 2035 the
government to have a oil and gas sector will
new hospital built there. increase tenfold in the
Another project I amount of people
negotiated was a new working –that is a lot of
Olympic Legacy Arena. growth in the area,” said
The first floor had two Eglinski.

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