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Legion Poppy My MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
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Remembering heroes ViewPoint
Unpaid leave to Campaign Begins by Adrienne Tait Rob Merrifield
care for seriously Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
ill relative Views & News

by Deanna Mitchener The poppy Legion
campaign is From the provide aid Alberta organ and tissue
underway in Publisher’s Desk and
Edson and Dana McArthur assistance to donation –registry agent launch
area as of veterans and
October 30, active-duty military personnel
with Legion members and their families. The Legions Rob
delivering poppy trays to town are also very active within the
Building Canada Plan and county businesses. local communities providing Merrifield
The red poppy adorned the aid and financial support where Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
battlegrounds of Flanders Field it is needed.
in France. It was also known as To make it a success, they West Yellowhead MLA Robin Campbell
the Western Front and was the need our support. When we
From the main theatre of war during wear a poppy we are helping
Publisher’s Desk World War I. support the Legion in their Rob
Dana McArthur Tip Poppies are a living symbol efforts in a very tangible way. Letter to the Editor Policy

Beyond the financial support,
of representing the sacrifice of wearing a poppy is a reminder The Weekly Anchor welcomes letters to the editor. Member of Parliament for Yellowhead Conservative
fallen soldiers in World War I.
the Hat that the poppy was adopted as that honours those who have All letters are published at the discretion of the editor-
It was not long after the war
the official symbol to remind us served and those who are publisher who reserves the right to edit for clarity, length and the NDP invoking closure on iews Man in the
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of the men and women who Most significantly, it honours or beliefs of this newspaper. All letters must bear the name of debate for Bill 6 despite Guest Column by Clyde Corser
served, fought, and died those who lost their lives in the writer and include the address and telephone number, Wildrose MLAs tabling a Red Hat
protecting our country. service to our county and who which will not be published. petition signed by over by Craig McArthur
The distribution of poppies is gave us our freedom. Letter to the Editor 30,000 Albertans who are
a mainstay in helping the against the bill.

Riding Update: Small businesses the foundation of our towns Independent seniors’ advocate needed Robin Campbell, MLA

West Yellowhead
I've had the honour of being invited to speak at
Letter to the Editor Small businesses in my constituency of West the Edson, Hinton and Jasper Chambers of to fix long-term care: Eggen Hello again…
by Carlo Klemm
Yellowhead have a huge impact on the economy MLA Commerce Galas. The incredible diversity of
of the region. They employ thousands of people Eric Rosendahl businesses nominated for awards shows what an The Weekly Anchor
Keeping In Toucheeping In Touch
in Edson, Grande Cache, Hinton, Jasper, as well incredible entrepreneurial spirit exists in these Jim Eglinski Member of the K
as at the small, family farms that dot the communities. Businesses like these pump Evansburg/Entwistle Chamber
Edson & District Chamber &
landscape. There is no denying that small businesses. We want to make sure they have the millions of dollars into the economy of this by GEORGE VANDERBURG
MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
businesses are the foundation of our towns and tools and supports they need to survive and region as well as approximately $100 billion MP Yellowhead MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
communities and provide good jobs for people to thrive. We listened to business owners. They said dollars a year into the province's economy, our
earn a solid living for themselves and their they wanted the same tax credits that other hometowns and neighbourhoods. I encourage all
families. provinces have had in place for decades. They residents of West Yellowhead to shop local as
We cannot pretend the dramatic drop in oil asked that training programs for new much as they can and support these wonderful
prices isn't having a significant effect on the entrepreneurs be restored. They asked for small businesses that do so much for us.
province. However, small businesses in West implementation of an array of supports for If you are small business owner or are
Yellowhead continue to show innovation and established businesses to encourage interested in starting your own business, please
resiliency in the face of this challenge. That's diversification and expansion into new markets. visit This website
why it's especially worthwhile to celebrate them They also asked us to slash the small business provides information on supports and tools that
this Small Business Week. tax and to increase their access to capital. We are available for new and established Letter to the Editor Policy
Our government believes in Alberta's small listened and took decisive action. entrepreneurs. The Weekly Anchor welcomes letters to the Rob

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