From the Editor's Computer
I was quite surprised when I heard of the impending closure of the cheese plant in Bashaw. The plant has been a fixture within the community for many years, not only as a major employer, but as a promotional feature. Of course, this will have a profound impact on Bashaw, affecting all aspects of the community. How?
Now let’s look at another community. Mirror has had more than its share of trials and tribulations in the past, and at this point, I do not see any improvements in sight. Despite all the problems facing the village, Mirror is still here. Why?
Finally, we turn to Alix. The Alix of today is not the same as the Alix of yesteryear when I was coming over for high school. Particularly in the past three years the community has undergone a major personality shift. What is the reason for this difference?
What really makes or breaks a community? Businesses, or the lack thereof? A school? Big industry moving in? The number of community clubs and organizations in existence?
What really makes or breaks a community?Could it be the people? People who care about their friends and neighbours. People who are willing to help and work for positive change. People who care about their community and the direction it is going.
Are you a person who cares about your community?
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