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To Those Who Serve: Thank You!

We enjoy a lot of On November 11 at the
From the
freedom in Canada. Publisher’s Desk Cenotaph beside the
We are free to choose Dana McArthur Edson Legion, and in the
what we want to be, communities across
where we want to Yellowhead County,
live, what we believe, and free to people will be paying tribute and giving
choose our leaders. We are free to thanks.
choose most of the things that affect But this is a thank-you we should also
our daily lives. keep in our hearts every single day of
But did you know that this the year.
freedom —was bought at a price? Because that’s a small price to pay for
Our military sons and daughters our freedom —so dearly bought.
paid the price for this freedom, that
we seem to take for granted so In Flanders Fields Flanders, France
Nearly one in ten Canadians who In Flanders fields the poppies blow
fought in the war did not return. Between the crosses, row on row,
Riding Update: And those who did return, carried That mark our place; and in the sky Letter to the Editor Policy
with them the physical and
The larks, still bravely singing, fly
emotional scars of many terrible Scarce heard amid the guns below. The Weekly Anchor welcomes letters
Open Letter: battles. We are the Dead. Short days ago DUCT CLEANING to the editor
The pages of our Remembrance
We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,
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Take up our quarrel with the foe:
those loved ones. Some of whom
paid the ultimate price for our To you from failing hands we throw reserves the right to edit for clarity,
freedom. So please, take the time to The torch; be yours to hold it high. 780-728-4584 length and libel. Letters published do
look at each one. If ye break faith with us who die not necessarily reflect the policies or
These are the people that we We shall not sleep, though poppies Conveniently located to serve beliefs of this newspaper. All letters
honour during Remembrance Day, grow Edson, Niton Junction, must bear the name of the writer and
along with all those who served and In Flanders Fields. Wildwood, Evansburg, include the address and telephone
MLA continue to serve, our nation. (by Dr. John McCrae) Mayerthorpe, Entwistle number, which will not be published.

Eric Rosendahl

Call for Applications – Small and Medium Sized Businesses
ViewPoint Jim Eglinski, Member of Parliament for manufacturing, value added agriculture, and

by Adrienne Tait Yellowhead, is pleased to inform constituents of Jim Eglinski health biological sciences.
a funding opportunity for small and medium Repayable contributions cover up to 50% of
sized businesses in his riding. total eligible costs for each project, to a
On October 31, 2017, Western Economic MP Yellowhead maximum of $3.5 million per project. As long as
Diversification (WED) announced that it is the recipient is in good standing, interest will not
accepting applications under the Western be charged.
Innovation (WINN) Initiative. innovative technology-based products, processes The deadline to apply isNovember 29, 2017.
Created by the previous Conservative or services. To date, WINN has invested over “I encourage all eligible business leaders in
Government in 2013, WINN is a program that $97 million in 85 projects. Yellowhead to consider applying to this
offers repayable contributions to western Under the current Liberal Government, the worthwhile opportunity,” concluded MP Eglinski.
Canadian businesses with less than 500 program is prioritizing clean technology, clean More information can be found at www.wd-
employees, to commercialize and bring to market resources, digital technology, advanced The WINN application
is available at

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