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Community Gardens take a hit… My
Remembering heroes ViewPoint
Unpaid leave to by Adrienne Tait Rob Merrifield
care for seriously There has been some troubling vandalism investigate. For Emergencies call 9-1-1 for Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
ill relative happening around the Edson area and Views & News complaints call 780-723-8800. Let’s do our
recently the Community Gardens took a hit. by Deanna Mitchener part and help make our communities
It is so disheartening to see the destructive something we can all be proud of. Alberta organ and tissue
behavior some individuals have in our
community. Do they not realize this is their other and those less fortunate with the Food donation –registry agent launch
From the community as well? Bank, Take It or Leave It, and two second
Publisher’s Desk Anne Auriat, with Community Gardens, hand clothing centers. Help is available for
Dana McArthur said, “There are two kinds of vandalism. One anyone in need. Just ask. Rob
is where people may not understand what a “The second type of vandalism is going on
Building Canada Plan Community Garden is and feel they can just even during daylight hours or at night where Merrifield
go and take food, that it must be for the individuals will go in and start pulling carrots
community, and they can just help and tomatoes and just throwing them all over Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
themselves. That is partly educational, and the garden. Being destructive and just
we need to work on teaching members of the wasting and wrecking the crops, not wanting West Yellowhead MLA Robin Campbell
community what a community garden is to eat the food, just making a mess out of the
From the really all about.” gardens,” said Auriat.
Publisher’s Desk “Those interested in having a small garden Through community support we can help Rob
Dana McArthur Tip can rent a plot and grow some food or plant build a stronger community. This cannot be

of some flowers. The plots do not cost very accomplished by being destructive and try to Member of Parliament for Yellowhead Conservative
ruin things others have worked so hard to
much for the season. If someone comes and
the Hat asks us for some food we can maybe dig up build. Letter to the Editor Policy
As community members we need to work
some potatoes to give them from our own
plot. But some individuals, including seniors, closely together to help keep an eye out for The Weekly Anchor welcomes letters to the the NDP invoking closure on iews
work very hard at planting their own garden this kind of behavior, as the RCMP can not All letters are published at the discretion of debate for Bill 6 despite Guest Column by Clyde Corser Man in the
plot and look forward to harvesting their have eyes in every location. We have the editor-publisher who reserves the right to Wildrose MLAs tabling a Red Hat
garden in the fall, or watching it grow,” said (COP'S) Citizens on Patrol that help police edit for clarity, length and libel. Letters petition signed by over by Craig McArthur
Auriat. the community, but there again they can not published do not necessarily reflect the 30,000 Albertans who are
Letter to the Editor So please, if someone needs something just be everywhere at all times. policies or beliefs of this newspaper. All Letter to the Editor against the bill.
ask for help before digging up someone If you happen to see any suspicious letters must bear the name of the writer and
else’s garden plot they worked so hard for. behaviors out in our communities, please include the address and telephone number,
Edson and area communities support each report it to the local RCMP so they can which will not be published.

Independent seniors’ advocate needed Robin Campbell, MLA
West Yellowhead
Apply to sit on Prime Minister’s Youth Council Hello again…

OTTAWA – meet with public service to For more information to fix long-term care: Eggen by Carlo Klemm
Jim Eglinski, Jim Eglinski the apply,” concluded MP on this process, please en/campaign/prime-
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Yellowhead, is MP Yellowhead and the Evansburg/Entwistle Chamber by GEORGE VANDERBURG
pleased to Prime MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
extend an clean growth. The Minister in 2017.
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stronger communities, second wave of urge any youth in my The Weekly Anchor welcomes letters to the Rob
climate change and members who will riding with a passion for editor. ADDRESS Merrifield

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