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the 'blood, sweat, and tears' of our military.
scars of terrible battles.
of Publisher’s Desk Edson Legion, in the communities across the sacrificed so much is our privilege and honour
On November 11 at the Cenotaph beside the
A Day of Remembrance for those who
Dana McArthur
the Hat Yellowhead County, and across the country, – and a small price of gratitude for our freedom Alberta organ and tissue
Longtime Edson resident and newspaper-man passes “…Our gratitude to our splendid Allies goes people will be paying tribute and giving thanks so dearly bought. donation –registry agent launch
forth from all our hearts in this Island and to the noble men and women who fought for “Your silent tents of green
our freedoms and sacrificed to serve our we deck with fragrant flowers;
throughout the British Empire…”
country. Yours has the suffering been, Rob
In reality, we should be thankful every single The memory shall be ours.”
With these words on May 8, 1945 Winston
Churchill announced the end of World War II in day of the year, because every day we live and -Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Merrifield
Europe. The German forces had unconditionally Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
surrendered on May 7.
Unpaid leave to
care for seriously We enjoy a lot of freedom in Canada. We are West Yellowhead MLA Robin Campbell
ill relative free to choose what we want to be when we
grow up, we are free to choose where we want
to live, we are free to choose what we believe, Rob
free to choose our leaders –we are free to
Building Canada Plan choose most of the things that affect our daily Merrifield
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But did you know that this freedom isn't
Rob really free? Our military sons and daughters
have paid the price for the freedom that we Man in the

Merrifield enjoy.
Member of Parliament for Yellowhead The pages of our Remembrance Day edition, Red Hat
in the middle of this newspaper, are filled with Letter to the Editor by Craig McArthur
the faces of loved ones, many who gave their
lives fighting for our freedom.
These are the ones that we honor during
Remembrance Day along with those who
survived and those who continue to stand up for
our way of life.
Nearly one of every ten Canadians who fought Independent seniors’ advocate needed
in the war did not return, and those who did
Laying of wreaths at last year’s Remembrance Day service at the Edson Legion.
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