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Minus The Wildrose, NDP and Tories Put On Good Forum in Whitecourt

Both the PC Candidate and NDP Candidate in Whitecourt – Ste. Anne were disappointed only two of the three local nominees showed up for last night’s candidates forum at St. Joseph’s Parrish.

Forestry was a big topic, with over 100 people in attendance. Within that, the “Species at Risk Act” was discussed.

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O’Neil Carlier, the nominee from the New Democrats, on that subject.

Incumbent Tory candidate George VanderBurg.

Other topics discussed were education, health care and the natural resource sector.

Carlier said the Northern Gateway Pipeline was a non-starter but his party wasn’t completely against pipelines.  The NDP Candidate wanted to see more of a focus on refinery and keeping those resource jobs in the constituency.

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