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MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne

Remembering heroes ViewPoint
Unpaid leave to by Adrienne Tait Rob Merrifield
care for seriously thank a firefighter Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
ill relative Views & News

by Deanna Mitchener
Fire Prevention house fires. This Alberta organ and tissue
Week, one of the From the should be a literal
best promoted Publisher’s Desk wakeup call to have donation –registry agent launch
campaigns in Dana McArthur working smoke
Canada, was a job alarms located
well done in Edson and Yellowhead where they can be Rob
County. There was a good deal of heard by everyone sleeping.
Building Canada Plan public awareness and activities County and Edson Firefighters train Merrifield
happening throughout the long rigorous hours, giving up time Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
communities. they could be spending with family
The Town of Edson Fire Department and friends, in order to save lives. West Yellowhead MLA Robin Campbell
even held an Open House on October Recently, firefighters have been
From the 11 with a free barbeque and visiting local schools to observe and
Publisher’s Desk refreshments as a part of Fire offer their years of expertise during Rob
Dana McArthur Tip Prevention Week. the schools' fire drills.
Town and County firefighters, and
The theme for this year was:“Don't

of wait, check the Date. Replace Smoke all our first responders, are a special Letter to the Editor Policy Member of Parliament for Yellowhead Conservative
the Hat Alarms every 10 years". Product breed of people dedicated to saving All letters are published at the discretion of the editor-
The Weekly Anchor welcomes letters to the editor.
lives. We also should not forget the
safety studies in Canada and the US
indicate roughly 30% of smoke alarms dedicated crews who fight forest fires publisher who reserves the right to edit for clarity, the NDP invoking closure on iews Man in the
will fail after 10 years. in the Edson forestry management length and libel. Letters published do not necessarily debate for Bill 6 despite Guest Column by Clyde Corser
With half of all home fire deaths region. reflect the policies or beliefs of this newspaper. All Wildrose MLAs tabling a Red Hat
occuring at night, during the hours So, take the time to thank a letters must bear the name of the writer and include petition signed by over by Craig McArthur
people are most likely to be sleeping, firefighter – not only for helping teach the address and telephone number, which will not be Letter to the Editor 30,000 Albertans who are
functional smoke alarms are critical. prevention and safety – but for published. against the bill.
Letter to the Editor Edson and Yellowhead County have protecting our property and our lives,
had more than their share of tragic all year round.

Riding Update: Independent seniors’ advocate needed Robin Campbell, MLA

West Yellowhead
Liberals plan “massive tax grab” to fix long-term care: Eggen Hello again…

by Carlo Klemm

On October 5, Parliament voted to ratify the cooperative federalism. Instead he's using a sledge The Weekly Anchor
Paris Agreement on climate change, which the Jim Eglinski hammer to force provinces and territories to Member of the Keeping In Toucheeping In Touch
Liberal Government signed earlier this year. In impose a massive tax grab against their will, not to Evansburg/Entwistle Chamber
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this agreement, governments from around the MP Yellowhead mention that this would go on top of the Alberta by GEORGE VANDERBURG
MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
world committed to keeping the increase of NDP's carbon tax. MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
global temperatures to below 2°C. Imposing a new tax while holding back approval
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Minister Justin Trudeau announced earlier this climate targets first proposed by our previous misplaced this government's priorities are when it
week that the federal government will impose a Conservative Government, a massive carbon tax comes to jobs and economic growth.
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