Tax Reform: Cause for Concern

Nearly 100 concerned locals made their way to the Beiseker Community Centre, on Monday, September 25th to learn how the proposed Federal tax reform would affect their daily lives, should it come into effect mid-January. The gathering was informative, but rife with consternation as the proposed reforms are highly controversial due to the steep tax hike they would incite. Arthur Olson (pictured above), of Compass Tax Law, in Calgary, gave the keynote address and was joined by attorney Terry Cody,

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Concrete poured for Linden's new and improved outdoor rink

Bright and early on Monday morning (Sept. 25), the experts from Pebble Creek Concrete, Extreme Concrete Inc., Prime Concrete and volunteers began the big job of pouring and levelling concrete for Linden’s new and improved outdoor rink, a Linden and District Agricultural Society project. The equipment being used allows for a very level surface at an accuracy of less than half an inch in any direction. A chemical component was also added to the concrete mix to prevent water from permeating

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Brian Vokins, Trochu Valley School teacher and member of the Trochu Lions Club, presents Josh Wiley, Trochu Valley School Athletic Director, with a cheque for $500.00. This annual donation is part of the Trochu Lions "Ever-Green” team uniform commitment, to keep TroVal sports teams in new uniforms. This years donation will assist in the purchase of new Junior High Basketball uniforms.

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Acme’s Terry Fox Run breaks last year’s record

“Another beautiful Terry Fox Run in Acme,” stated Jane Allan, organizer. “It was a beautiful day with the sun shining and a breeze that helped everyone keep cool. We had a great bunch of participants and volunteers, for a total of 60. Over $4400 was raised, including T-shirt sales, which beat our total last year by $1000. It was the first time the T-shirts were sold out, and perhaps we need to thank Bruce McLeod for his salesmanship.”

Returning volunteers included Shann

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