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CONTEST FOR UPDATE “The long and the short of it is we don't have the money”: Pasychny
FULL DAY RIDE on the
WRIST BANDS! Energy by Adrienne Tait requested information from move forward. ask where the town was in the
In November of 2014 the town process.
Industry... It was standing room only at an council. issued a press release which stated a Taylor asked what kind of impact
ACES' plans for a 500 seat
emotionally charged council performing arts centre has been in working group would be formed moving forward with the new Vanier grade one class
see page 21-24 meeting on September 15 when the the works since 2007. The group and community engagement elementary school project would
Arts Centre for Edson Society has not begun fundraising but has encouraged to determine how and have on ACES or other projects. show their
(ACES) president Peter Taylor, maintained regular meetings in what projects should move Four questions were posed to dance moves
SCHOOL board members, and supporters order to ensure they were ready to forward. ACES came to council to council.
Hanging on! GYPSD relation to a major capital project OFFICERS
What work has been done in
that was mentioned in the
November 2014 press release?
school
Is Town Council going to have

regards to this project? If so, when?
crashes...
Edson Cycling bus community consultations with ON THE SCENE Edson Wildcats PeeWee C team
How can ACES assist you with
this capital project? We believe in
Assoc. focuses see page 9 being partners and working
on Wilmore Pembina Valley Daze begin August 7 together. We want to help. Head to Playoffs!
Does Town Council have a major
trail expansion RUMBLE facilities capital project plan? If so,
where does the ACES project fit continued on page 3
within that plan? If not, why not?
GO CARTS! 26 teams Councillor Gean Chouinard said,
for Road “We have to factor in that a) the
economy has dropped off so
Hockey sponsorship will be affected and b)
Rumble... we have a new provincial Parkland Senior’s Winter
government that may or may not
support such projects but either
see page 20 way it has been harder to get Lodge holds: Olympics!
answers.”
Ta y l o r s a i d n u m e r o u s
Tour of Alberta preparations underway Tip governments have chosen a time of
COMMENT
recession to build capital projects
as it often proves more cost
'Edson and County residents will get to see a world class event up close’ of Frustrations effective to do so in a depressed
economy and creates jobs. By
run
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all levels of government but he
high...
would consider a plan essential and Photo Ana Manning Photo Adrienne Tait
a priority list the community could
Rotary Sunday in the Park see page 6 see would be beneficial. photo Deanna Mitchener
Councillor Boyce said, “I'm not
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