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Letter to the Editor:
‘In politics things are not always as they seem’


Dear Editor, that Alberta is “under new Everyone expected the on October 27th, while
M a r k T w a i n m a n a g e m e n t ” , a n d PC's to win; losing even the Wildrose popular vote
supposedly once said that perhaps it is – only time one of them would remained steady at 28%.
the reports of his death will tell. However, in certainly have been a Albertans have clearly
h a d b e e n g r e a t l y politics things are not “stunning defeat”. given Mr. Prentice the
exaggerated. I was always as they seem. I Calgary West, which opportunity to prove
reminded of his quip found myself wondering once belonged to Peter whether or not the PC
w h i l e r e a d i n g t h e if a closer examination of Lougheed, came within a party can be truly
headlines last week – the by-election results w h i s k e r o f g o i n g resurrected under his
nearly all suggesting the might paint another Wildrose. The PC leadership. Again, only
demise of the Wildrose picture, and so it did. popular vote in both time will tell. I think it is a
Party and its leader, I compared the by- former premiers Dave bit too early though, to be
Danielle Smith following election results with Hancock and Alison writing any Wildrose
their “shutout and returns from the same Redford's old ridings was obituaries.
stunning defeat” (David ridings in the last general cut nearly in half. Only in
Boushy, Global News) in election in 2012, using Jim Prentice's riding did Sincerely, CUSTOM HOME DECOR
the recent Alberta by- data from the Elections the PC popular vote rise, Clyde Corser AND FASHION
elections. Alberta website. The and then by a bare 4%. Interim President, Marina Baudin
Certainly the PC party results were surprising. Overall, the popular vote Wildrose West Yellowhead Ph: 780-725-2004
did retain all four of the First of all, it needs to in these four “ultra-safe” Constituency Association
by-election seats up for be pointed out that the by- P C r i d i n g s , a l l
grabs and are to be elections all took place in represented now or in the
congratulated for it. the PC heartland and were past by PC premiers,
Premier Prentice did a among their “safest” dropped dramatically
great job convincing us ridings in the province. from 56% in 2012 to 44%
Our coalition is a local group of service providers and community members who are interested in the
well-being of children aged 0-6 and their families.
Motor vehicle collision causing serious injury · A community where children participate fully in all areas of daily life.
· A community where children are celebrated for their zest for life and incredible potential.
On October 25, 2014, at The 20-year old female the female's next of kin. · A community where the unique needs of every child and family are accommodated.
approximately 5:30 am, driver of the sport utility The two occupants of the Our Vision
Edson RCMP responded to vehicle, a resident of picker truck were treated All our children live and grow in a safe, healthy, nurturing community, meeting their full potential.
a motor vehicle collision Yellowhead County, was by EMS personnel for Our Mission
on Highway 748 near ejected from the vehicle minor injuries and released Our community will recognize the importance of early childhood development and together we will
Range Road 154 in and suffered serious injury. at the scene. support children and their families in achieving their full potential
Yellowhead County, She was transported from The cause of the collision Reading Together
Alberta, involving a picker the scene to hospital in still remains under There are numerous benefits of reading aloud to kids - and so many just plain fun
truck and a sport utility Edmonton by STARS. investigation. activities that we can do with our own children (or grandchildren) to grow their
vehicle. Edson RCMP have notified excitement about the wonderful world of reading. One of
the best things we can do is to model the love of reading
for our children, and encourage them to enjoy it for
UPCOMING EVENT REMINDER themselves. Read to them, read together, have them read
Nov 5 to you, express emotions while engaging in the story. Help
th
28 Annual Women's Conference at the Carrot Creek Hall from 8:30am – the book come to life, you will both enjoy the story.
3:30pm. Speakers, fashion show, silent auction, door prizes, lunch & snacks. Visit us on face book page “Early Childhood Matters”.
To register and for more info call Sylvia at 780-795-2419.

NEW THE EDSON LIONS CLUB



JUST ARRIVED!!! Would like to thank this year’s sponsors, volunteers and participants for the success

of this years MOTORCYCLE TOY RUN. The goal of the toy run is to get as many
gifts for the children of under privileged families as possible.
Together we have achieved that goal. With over 100 riders in the parade each
Immediate Possession!! bringing a toy donated to the KINETTE CHRISTMAS HAMPERS has made our
dream a reality.
Firstly we would like to thank all of our
volunteers for making the day flow
smoothly. We could not have done it
New show home without you.
We would also wish to send a special
and for only $6,500 thank you to our major sponsor
WEYERHAEUSER for supplying the
down payment you burgers and everything for the lunch and
their generous donation of enough
can move into one of sheathing to build a shed.
Thank you to ALBERTA GOLD for
these 16x76 homes!!! supplying the main door prize, also a big
THANK YOU thank you to CNRL for their cash
donation.

WEYERHAEUSER DIANA’S PETS AND TROPHIES
3 bedrooms, PATTERSON PARTS SUPPLY TOTAL OILFIELD
NOVA THEATRE
UFA
2 bathrooms, HONDA FINELINE STATIONARY
SAFETY STORE AND MORE
MRS. FIELDSTED
MR. LOHNER NORTHERN METALLIC
amazing EDSON NORTHSIDE MOTOR SPORTS JIFFY LUBE
MOUNTAINSIDE SALES AND RENTALS TRAIL PRINTING
dark cabinets, CENTURY 21 RHONDA HAUK
XM 105FM EDSON FAMILY CHIROPRACTIC
fridge, stove, DEAN GORDON TRUCKING TIM HORTONS

dishwasher and We would also like to thank all those who
participated in the poker rally and congratulate
microwave. this years winners:
1st prize winner of $1000 - Lydelle Schiltroth
*Some conditions apply 2nd prize winner of $250 - Rodney Smith
3rd prize winner of $100 - Ralph Stewart,
who gave $50 back to the cause Thank You
Ralph!
Call Lexie at 780-723-3110 We hope you had fun!

We apologize in advance for anyone we may have missed
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