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Solution to our carbon woes My
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Unpaid leave to If you are among From the households, seniors, or by Adrienne Tait Rob Merrifield
care for seriously the many Albertans Publisher’s Desk disabled people you Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
ill relative wondering how the Dana McArthur ask? No, says the
money you are now province. Every
paying into the household big or small, Alberta organ and tissue
NDP's Carbon Tax will actually help can register for the program and cash
reduce carbon —well, wonder no in on the free low-e goodies. donation –registry agent launch
more! Does this giveaway somehow make
Is it a massive plan to plant more you more comfortable with the
trees you ask? —ah, no. A large scale carbon tax? Or perhaps knowing the Rob
plan to stop burning so much brush? NDP will be spending over $21
Building Canada Plan —no, not really. Protect the million of your hard earned tax Merrifield
rainforests, then? —try again. dollars to initially fund all the Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
It's the new Energy Efficiency freebees —make it less palatable.
Alberta program announced by the And what about our local retailers West Yellowhead MLA Robin Campbell
Letter to the Editor Policy NDP government that touts it will who stock their shelves with LED
make life more affordable for Alberta bulbs and low-e devices, aren't they
The Weekly Anchor welcomes letters to the
editor. Tip families by helping them conserve getting cut out? Well, that doesn't Rob
All letters are published at the discretion of the energy. seem to be a big consideration for the Letter to the Editor Policy
editor-publisher who reserves the right to edit of How can that be you ask? LED province. Merrifield
for clarity, length and libel. Letters published bulbs and low-flow shower heads are The installing and screwing will The Weekly Anchor welcomes Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
do not necessarily reflect the policies or beliefs the Hat the solution to your carbon woes says begin in early April this year, but you letters to the editor.
of this newspaper. All letters must bear the the province. can sign up now to be among the first
name of the writer and include the address and If you register for the plan, the to get these energy-efficient products All letters are published at the discretion of the NDP invoking closure on
telephone number, which will not be published. Man in the
province will pay someone to show —courtesy of your own carbon tax the editor-publisher who reserves the right debate for Bill 6 despite
up at your door with LED bulbs, dollars and the province hard at work to edit for clarity, length and libel. Letters Wildrose MLAs tabling a Red Hat
low-flow shower heads, advanced for you. published do not necessarily reflect the petition signed by over by Craig McArthur
power bars, and a new furnace Now, we'll surely be ready when policies or beliefs of this newspaper. All 30,000 Albertans who are
thermostat and change them all in the province's energy plan sends the letters must bear the name of the writer and against the bill.
Letter to the Editor your house for free (well, not exactly price of power and heat soaring. include the address and telephone number,
free because it's your carbon tax Then again —maybe they should
money they will use to pay for it). throw in a few candles too, before which will not be published.
Riding Update: Is this plan geared for low income the next election. Independent seniors’ advocate needed Robin Campbell, MLA

Views & News Hello again… West Yellowhead
by Deanna Mitchener Shenanigans in Finance Committee to fix long-term care: Eggen by Carlo Klemm

The Weekly Anchor
Member of the Keeping In Toucheeping In Touch
On March 7, in Ottawa at the House of would rather the committee meet about Evansburg/Entwistle Chamber
Edson & District Chamber &
Commons Standing Committee on Finance Jim Eglinski nothing for the rest of the month or cancel all From the by GEORGE VANDERBURG
MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
Fall statement shows federal gov’t borrowing additional $32 billion Conservative MP Ron Liepert, asked to meetings than actually study what is the Publisher’s Desk
undertake a study into Alberta's economy number one concern for many Albertans. Dana McArthur
and current unemployment levels. MP Yellowhead In my October householder, 33% of
The committee has no agenda scheduled Yellowhead's constituents identified
for any meetings in March as the unemployment as their number one priority
Riding Update: Government has not presented any agenda such a study, the Liberals used their majority and 48% identified the impact of the carbon
items to study. This was a great opportunity to defeat the motion. tax on the economy as their top priority.
for Albertans to have their voices heard by I am disappointed in this decision. While Liberal MPs voted not to undertake
Government. However, despite more than an Conservative MP's believe they were elected a study, Conservative members succeeded to
hour of presentations by Conservative to do work on behalf of those who elected have 2.5 hours of debate take place on the
members of the committee as to the merits of them. It seems like Government Liberal MPs job crisis in Alberta. Rob
Rest assured, we will not let this issue die. Conservative
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