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Merrifield departs from federal politics
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Board Former Yellowhead MP sees role in Prentice gov’t a continuation of his work at federal level
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by Adrienne Tait n e w r o l e a s t h e federal government, said, “Rob has made a roles and can be proud of
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OilPatch Government of Alberta's Prime Minister Stephen significant contribution his accomplishments
see page 23-27 surplus... R o b M e r r i f i e l d Senior Representative to H a r p e r i s s u e d a to his riding, his while serving as Minister
announced his retirement the United States. statement thanking province and his country of State (Transport). Rob
from the House of Upon hearing of Merrifield for his service since his election to has also served as chair
see page 15 Commons on September Merrifield's decision to and wished him the best Parliament in 2000. He o f t h e S t a n d i n g
17. retire as MP after 14 in his future endeavours. has brought his expertise Committee on Health as
TOWN Merrifield will take on a years of service for the Prime Minister Harper and insight to several well as chair of the At the Red Brick
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Block party Edson’s New
policy Director of Community Services

passed at
town council... Jim Desautels

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New Director of Community Service Jim Desautels Seniors
also at risk Local Emergency Response personnel took some time to enjoy the Sidewalk Jamboree by riding the carousel on Thursday evening.
See pictures and story on page 10. Photo Adrienne Tait
from
see page 11 HIV...

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Former RCMP Sergeant of the Edson detachment, Jim Desautels has been appointed as the town's new director of community
someone services. Desautels officially started his new role on September 15th. See the story on page 4.
gets killed...
Gerald Soroka to run for vacated MP seat

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by Adrienne Tait decided to seek the role. the past year and a half Member of Parliament continue on page 3 (Edson Ltd.)
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Like provincial government –he Association board for and a new energy to the served to the best of my County Mayor Gerald Soroka will run
for vacated Yellowhead MP seat.
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