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Tower has historic value

Selling-off our

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Unpaid leave to In T
care for seriously national heritage? Beyond the Blue
ill relative A new choice... by Royboy by GEORGE VANDERBURG
MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
Trudeau's borrowed and spent on
Federal Liberal From the infrastructure to create
government is Publisher’s Desk temporary jobs and the
Letter to the Editor looking at selling- Dana McArthur illusion of economic
off nearly $9 well-being, it begs the
billion of Parks Canada's 'non- question how our national parks remain My
heritage' related assets. in such a state of disrepair in the first ViewPoint
The financially beleaguered Parks
There is also fears, according Canada is currently studying the place? by Adrienne Tait
Well, the damage is done. The question
to the Wildrose, that the NDP
Building Canada Plan feasibility of unloading ownership of now is, will this potential download
may be pulling funding for some of the highways, bridges, and
self-managed care. Self- dams inside Canada's National Parks, include privatizing assets inside
Canada's National Park system?
managed care allows possibly, to other levels of Words have meaning. Take special note
Tip greater flexibility in government including the Provinces of the term "General Infrastructure Views & News West Yellowhead MLA Robin Campbell
meeting individual
and even municipalities.
assets" —could this be a precursor to
of needs and certainly states, "PCA [Parks Canada Agency] privatizing Parks Canada infrastructure by Deanna Mitchener

The notice on
was of benefit in my
beyond just bridges and dams?
the Hat mother’s care. requires consulting services to heritage and pride. Canada's image as a
The parks are part of our national
conduct a pre-feasibility study
regarding options for divestiture or nation is inextricably bound to our Letter to the Editor Policy
transfer of PCA's General national parks and the natural, wild
Infrastructure assets including beauty they contain and preserve.
Letter to the Editor Policy highways, dams and bridges." Ultimately, these preserved lands, these The Weekly Anchor welcomes letters to the editor.
The Weekly Anchor welcomes With Parks Canada studies revealing 'assets' belong to every single Canadian All letters are published at the discretion of the editor- the NDP invoking closure on Man in the
letters to the editor. over 50% of its assets are in poor or —and no one should have the right to publisher who reserves the right to edit for clarity, length debate for Bill 6 despite
All letters are published at the discretion of the editor- very poor condition, it's not likely the put them up on the proverbial auction and libel. Letters published do not necessarily reflect the Wildrose MLAs tabling a Red Hat
publisher who reserves the right to edit for clarity, length Provinces (and less likely block. policies or beliefs of this newspaper. All letters must bear petition signed by over by Craig McArthur
and libel. Letters published do not necessarily reflect the municipalities) could or would take Selling off national park infrastructure the name of the writer and include the address and 30,000 Albertans who are
policies or beliefs of this newspaper. All letters must on more infrastructure responsibilities for short-term gain is a slippery slope. At telephone number, which will not be published. against the bill.
bear the name of the writer and include the address and Letter to the Editor than they already have. the very least, it will end up costing park
Currently, Parks Canada operates 46 users even more —and we all know, the
telephone number, which will not be published. national parks, as well as various parks are expensive enough already.
historical sites. With billions being
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Proposed Changes to Canada's Tax System Hello again… West Yellowhead

Targets Small Business Owners The Weekly Anchor
OP/ED to fix long-term care: Eggen by Carlo Klemm
Member of the Keeping In Toucheeping In Touch
Announced Proposed Changes to Canada's Tax that is “unfair.” Does he really understand Edson & District Chamber &
System Targets Small Business Owners. Jim Eglinski business and the economy go hand-in-hand? From the Evansburg/Entwistle Chamber by GEORGE VANDERBURG
MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
Fall statement shows federal gov’t borrowing additional $32 billion Liberal government's proposed changes to employment benefits, employer sponsored Publisher’s Desk MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
Small business owners do not have job security,
Starting a small business is not easy and the
Dana McArthur
Canada's tax system is making it harder for small MP Yellowhead pension plans, employment insurance, sick days
businesses to continue operating. When small increase the costs of local produce at the grocery or vacation days. As a result entrepreneurs rely
businesses are successful they benefit the broader store, discourage young Canadians from starting on their ability to save from their earnings to
community by growing the economy and their own businesses, and make Canadian retire. These proposed changes will also be
Riding Update: creating jobs. Increasing the tax burden on these businesses uncompetitive. This may result in retroactive without the ability for taxpayers to
job-creators will decrease the incentives for many small businesses making hard decisions plan ahead.
individuals to take important risks and rob resulting in layoffs, fewer working hours, and Justin Trudeau is out of touch with the plight of
people of their livelihood. reduced health insurance and other employee farmers, professionals, small business owners
On July 18th the Trudeau Liberals announced benefits. It will also make it more expensive, if and their employees—a demographic that makes
proposed changes to Canada's tax system that not impossible, for parents to pass on family up nearly 97% of Canadian businesses and Rob
target small business owners – farmers, businesses or farms to their children due to these approximately 70% of Canada's workforce. Conservative
restaurant owners, retail and convenience store proposed tax changes. Our Conservative Party believe taxes should be Merrifield
owners, as well as important service providers Justin Trudeau says a “significant portion” of lower for all Canadians: for businesses, families, Member of Parliament for Yellowhead iews
such as accountants and doctors. small businesses serve as a screen for wealthy and individuals. This is a core part of our Guest Column by Clyde Corser
Canada already has one of the highest effective Canadians who want to avoid paying taxes and Conservative vision of prosperity and
tax rates on business investment in the G7. opportunity for all Canadians.
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