Editorial – Nothing to lose badmouthing


Staff member
Last week, we wrote about different approaches to Lesser Slave Lake MLA Pat Rehn used by some local governments.

The Town of Slave Lake threw Rehn under the bus. Town of High Prairie not at all. Big Lakes County sent a secret letter. M.D. of Lesser Slave River sent a critical letter but left it at that.

At the end of the day, it seems local governments really working hard to deal with our provincial government were the most unhappy. And those the least miffed were the ones who barely tried to connect with Rehn, and thereby the provincial government. Barely at all.

Perhaps branding, a guaranteed helipad for the High Prairie hospital by a still unnamed contractor, landfill cleanup costs, attracting local doctors, a dialysis project 10 years behind and much more, were simply more important.

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