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MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
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Remembering heroes
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Building a strong foundation…

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of in Edson recently to announce an $8 million From the expansion are for a healthy economic Alberta organ and tissue Rob Merrifield
West Yellowhead MLA Eric Rosendahl was
As important as development and
Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
the Hat provincial grant for water treatment Publisher’s Desk future, and the importance of projects donation –registry agent launch
Dana McArthur
improvements in Edson and Yellowhead
that enrich the lives of the community
County. –taking care of basic needs like the water
Longtime Edson resident and newspaper-man passes Of the $8M grant, Edson will receive system is certainly a priority that has to
approximately $4.7M for wastewater method which is at odds with newer federal be kept in mind.
treatment facility upgrades. and provincial regulations, it will likely As Rosendahl said at the grant
Robin Campbell, MLA Infrastructure has a finite life, whether it is mean the proposed wastewater treatment announcement, “Clean water and
West Yellowhead mechanical, buried, or simply sitting –it will plant is back on the rails, figurative adequate wastewater form the bedrock

all eventually wear out. Everything gets old speaking. for healthy families and a healthy Man in the
or outdated and will have to be replaced at That is to say... when the town is able to community.” Red Hat
some point. This is why capital planning is come up with the rest of the nearly $8M in
Unpaid leave to costs estimated back in 2013. And there is by Craig McArthur
care for seriously so important. little doubt those costs have increased over
With the town currently utilizing an old-
ill relative
My style lagoon system for waste treatment, a the last several years.
ViewPoint Building Canada Plan Rob
Income support concerns Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
by Adrienne Tait
Merrifield



Rob
I have to just get my two cents in about this
Merrifield article “Alberta steps up in support of Syrian leaving us to live $1,000 to $2,000 below the Letter to the Editor:
Member of Parliament for Yellowhead refugee relief effort” (re: September 14 issue of poverty line per year, a clawback A.I.S.H does
not participate in.
Views & News The Weekly Anchor). I don't have the exact numbers for Alberta, but Rob
Regarding the
by Deanna Mitchener Syrian refugee British Columbia Merrifield
was raking in 32
relief effort; I just million every three 2015 Canada Day
Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
wanted to say years out of the
bravo to Rachael mouth of babes. THE WEEKLY Our actions do count Challenge
Notley for sending However, recently
some relief to the this was found to be ANCHOR Keeping In Toucheeping In Touch
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NDP continue to chip Jim Eglinski Red Cross to help those people in need. I find it a human rights violation and has just ended Serving Edson & Yellowhead County for 26 years K by GEORGE VANDERBURG
Keeping In Toucheeping In Touch
a bit stifling though when I ponder where the
there as of September 2015.
by GEORGE VANDERBURG
away at small business MP Yellowhead money might be coming from to give away to Alberta still finds this child support clawback by GEORGE VANDERBURG MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
by GEORGE VANDERBURG
MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
these people.
confidence says Wildrose revenue is being generated and a big generator practice hunky-dory. And on the bright side, see THE WEEKLY
In fact, I know where some of the provincial
this as building empathy in my child as she can
really sympathize with those refugees, as we too
NDP policies have chipped away at small The end of is the Department of Social Services. You might have to rely on handouts from friends family Letter to the Editor: ANCHOR
ask how Social Services can be a revenue
business confidence to the point where generator; don't they give handouts to people? and the food bank to survive. Serving Edson & Yellowhead County for 26 years
business optimism remains by far the Well here's my story… I recently became very So, thanks Rachael Notley and Social Services
weakest in the country according to a recent a local icon ill and was forced to leave my great job as a for teaching my child and all other Income Letter to the Editor Policy
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