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EMC Events – Wrap yourself in the Maple Leaf flag, Carleton Place! On Monday, July 1 – Canada Day – celebrate the country’s 146th birthday at Riverside Park with family, friends and neighbours. The municipality will host a fantastic lineup of festivities, including live musical entertainment, numerous vendors, hot and cold treats, an abundance of children’s activities and a topnotch fireworks display. “We’ve upped our children’s activities this year,” said Jessica Smith, community programmer, “and we’re hoping it’s an incentive for families to stay throughout the day.” The much-anticipated fireworks display – the best in Lanark County – has been lengthened. “Families will be amazed for a longer period of time,” said Smith with a laugh. Thousands of people are expected to attend Monday’s rain or shine celebration. “It’s an exciting day for our community – the country,” said Smith. Admission is free. The master of ceremonies is Jack Denovan. The main stage entertainment begins at noon with the Carleton Place and District Community Band. The volunteer organization of musicians performs for one hour. At 1 p.m. the Children’s Bicycle Parade takes place. Kids are invited to decorate their bicycle, tricycle, scooter or wagon and join Mayor Wendy LeBlanc and Citizen of the Year Ronette Vines (parade marshals) for a stroll through the park – before stopping at the main stage for the opening ceremonies: singing of O Canada, greetings from LeBlanc and Vines and cutting of the birthday cake. “Each participant goes home with a bag of goodies,” said Smith. No registration is required. Participants simply meet at the main stage at 12:45 p.m.

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EMC News – Sisters Holley (back) and Lily Kenny show off their artistic talents as they add their touches of paint to a car set up in the parking lot of the Carleton Place Daycare last Saturday during the centre’s third annual Mighty Machines fundraiser. The event, held in support of the daycare, featured a number of fun events for children as well as the opportunity to climb on and learn about plenty of construction equipment. For more photos, turn to A/CP26.

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EMC Events – Grab your red and white and get ready: Mississippi M Mills has the Canada Day celebrat celebrations we all know and love aga again this year, only better. Cana Canada Day Eve will once again take ta place on June 30 in Pakenha Pakenham. “It’s a traditional event that goes ba back to the days before the amalgam amalgamation of Mississippi Mills,” said Tiffany MacLaren, Town of Mississippi Mills community economic and cultural co-ordin co-ordinator. “It’s something everyone knows and loves.” The day will kick off at 5 p.m. with the annual RBC Pakenham fundraiser barbecue that will run until 7 p.m. Activities for the kids begin at 6 p.m. at the community centre. Children of all ages can get

their faces painted, grab some balloons or bounce around inside the bouncy castle. After the kids’ events and barbecue, the annual Canada Day parade will march up Main St. and will feature all kinds of businesses, local organizations and locals. Live entertainment will take the stage at 7 p.m. and play until dusk when the much-anticipated fireworks show will begin. Almonte festivities Festivities continue in Almonte on July 1. This year the celebrations will start at 4 p.m. and go until the fireworks show is over at just past dusk. The event takes place in Gemmill Park in Almonte, where there will be a barbecue and refreshments. MacLaren said it’s a picnic and barbecue. “People can ei-

ther bring their own food or eat at the park,” she said. For the kiddies there will be a lot of crafts, including a station where kids can silk-screen images onto T-shirts at a workshop from JB Arts. There will also be plenty of entertainment for everyone else with a lineup of local live entertainment from 4:15 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. and featuring acts like Kelly Sloan, Rothwell Moffat and The Split (including the Chaffey Brothers). Fireworks will conclude the Canada Day celebrations. The show will be co-ordinated by the same group as always; they also do the famous fireworks display at Light Up the Night. To inquire about participating in the Pakenham parade or live entertainment show, contact the recreation and culture department at 613-256-1077.

Throughout the afternoon and evening there will be a full slate of top quality, local entertainment. The schedule is as follows: • Kirk Armstrong – 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. • Smokey Rose – 2:45 to 3:45 p.m. • EZ Band – 4 to 5 p.m. • Sara Mitchell – 5:15 to 6 p.m. • Bowes Brothers – 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. • Brock Zeman – 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. • Stone Bandits – 8:45 to 9:45 p.m. All performers are sponsored by area businesses. “A comfort tent for seniors will be situated near the stage,” said Smith. On the family stage, Scott McClelland of Carnival Diablo Productions will perform Prof. Crookshnak’s Travelling Medicine Show (2 and 4 p.m.) and the Rock the Arts Puppet Show is at 5:30 p.m. A Beach Party dance runs from 7 to 10 p.m. Canada Day goers need not worry about going hungry. Food available for purchase runs the gamut: Beef in a Bun, Caught on Candy, The Cheddar Stop, Cheeky Chips/Dogs, Duffer’s Chip Wagon, El Indio, Gloria’s Waffles, Jimmy Dean’s Ice Cream, Mike’s Fries, Milanos Pizza, Phil’s Chipwagon, Subway Sandwiches and Grandma Garrett’s Kitchen. As well, People First of Lanark County will run a fundraising barbecue. Vendors include the Brandi McDonald Team, Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum, CP Vendors Market, Greco Lean & Fit, Korny Klowns, Ottawa Valley Vineyard and Shane Billings Racing. For the little ones in the family, air bounce fun will be offered between 1:30 and 5:30 p.m., and a children’s craft tent is open from 2 to 5 p.m. Also returning is the Petting Zoo, operating 1 to 5 p.m. “We could not put on this wonderful, free event without the generosity of our community businesses and organizations,” said Smith.

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Welcome Home Reunion set for Smiths Falls this weekend per person and available at the Legion or by calling 613-283-2690. From there, make your way over to the Memorial Community Centre for the SFDCI Welcome Home Dance. Running from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. with an admission cost of $10 per person, some of this community’s greatest bands will be performing all night long including the Digratos, Continentals, Hard, Paper Dream, Night Train and the Doherty Brothers all of whom will serve up 45-minute sets. As time allows, there will be a grand finale with all the bands, Staples says. “All the groups that are playing are donating their time,� Staples said. Upstairs at the rink will be a Memorabilia Room featuring not only mementos from high school but also from past Old Home Weeks and Settlers’ Days celebrations. There will also be a Silent Auc-

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Highway 43 Memorial ride kicks off Saturday in Perth By LAURIE WEIR ljweir@metroland.com

EMC News – Homeless veterans will never be forgotten if the Canadian Army Veterans (CAV) have anything to do with it. For the second year, the 1 CAV Sicily Motorcycle Unit of Morrisburg will be in Perth to kick off their ride – Operation Leave: Leave the Streets Behind – that hits legion branches Highway 43 on their way back home to Branch 48 in Morrisburg. Bill “Justus” Aitken is the vice president of this branch of riders. As a war vet, this ride touches a little piece of him – as it does with all members of the unit. “I can relate to the anxiety issues and depression… I was 24 years in the military and I get how (homelessness) happens… how it can come to that,” he said. “It’s not an easy thing. Individuals have to take control and have that need to change their lives so they can feel better.” The CAV’s goal is to help other vets. “This event is not to take

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away from our fallen soldiers from Afghanistan.” Aitken said this ride’s donations will go directly towards helping families and it will go to the Homeless Veterans Assistance Fund. Last year, they raised close to $5,000. “There are so many issues for vets once they come home,” he said. “So many people don’t get that.” What the public may not know, he added, is that over 2,400 solders were wounded or dismembered who came back from Afghanistan. “What happens to them?” “Initially, they get treated for injuries, given information on what’s happening and where to go for help,” Aitken said. But that’s not enough. “Vets helping vets. That’s the real thing happening here” with this ride, he added. “Those we have asked for sponsorship or to get involved have been great. They love helping and donating and that the money is going to war vets and their families.”

Ride throughout region On Saturday, riders will gather at the Canadian Tire store in Perth, on Highway 7 for their ride through Perth to Highway 43. The route will take participants through Burritts Rapids, Kemptville, and then to Chesterville where they will break for lunch at the legion. Following that, the group will head to Alexandria, hit Lancaster on Highway 34, circle back to Morrisburg via Highway 2 at the Long Sault Parkway. “In Morrisburg, we will be having a barbecue dinner at the Legion (Branch 48) and we should be there about 4 p.m.,” Aitken said. On display at the Morrisburg Legion will be a replica of the Portraits of Honour mural. A copy of artist Dave Sopha’s piece was reproduced on canvas and will be available for viewing at the Morrisburg Legion throughout the day. The original 10-foot by 50-foot hand-painted mural depicting soldiers who died in Afghanistan took 6,500 hours to paint.

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The eighth annual Merrickville House and Garden Tour is set to unfold Saturday, July 13. This year, five heritage homes and their gardens are on the schedule, including historic Manor House, above. Located at 905 St. Lawrence St., this home was owned by the Mirick family, the founders of Merrickville. Another home to be featured on the tour is the Molloy home, a two-storey Victorian abode at 105 Water St. Photos by ASHLEY KULP

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tage Drive) looks out on the banks of the Rideau River and was built by John Chester in 1824. It has a connection to the Sam Jakes family and was owned by them until the 1950s. This home has also undergone an extensive, awardwinning renovation with many original aspects of the home having been retained. “It has a fabulous garden and wraparound veranda with a stunning

 

   

        

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EMC Events – Take a peek inside some of Merrickville’s most historic homes and lush gardens Saturday, July 13 when the eighth annual Merrickville House and Garden Tour returns. The tour, once again being presented by Holy Trinity Anglican Church, runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and this year visitors will be invited into five of the village’s lovely homes. “The lineup this year is unbelievable,� remarked tour organizer Linda Nash. “I cannot believe how lucky I was this year.� According to Nash, all five of the homes on the tour are heritage and accompanying each are “magnificent gardens.� “The whole tour is like a step back in time,� she noted. Due to the fact that each home also has a garden to explore, Nash indicated she didn’t seek out separate gardens. “It’s going to take people all day to see these houses. They’re so interesting,� she commented. Included in that list is Merrickville’s historic Manor House at 905 St. Lawrence St. Owned by David Luxton and Laura Brown, this regal stone home’s claim to fame is that it was owned by the Mirick family, founders of Merrickville, in 1844 and is known as the Harry McLean House by locals. “Current owners David, is the chairman of the Tulip Festival in Ottawa and Laura is a sculptor and artist,� Nash explained. The three-storey structure was completely renovated in 2012. “They left no stone unturned for redoing this house,� she said. “It’s been totally revamped from the first to the third floor.� An example of Georgian architecture, one of the home’s most unique features is winding staircase that leads to a ‘Romeo and Juliet’ style gallery at the top. It is decorated exclusively in fine art and antiques. “I’m so excited (to have this on the tour),� Nash stated. “You could be there all day just looking around that one house.� On the day of the tour, copies of Teresa Charland’s biography on McLean, ‘Building an Empire. “Big Pants� Harry F. McLean and his sons of Martha,’ will be available for purchase. Morning Mist Manor (745 Heri-

view of the river,� Nash said. “It’s another great example of late Georgian buildings in Ontario.� The tour will also take visitors to 105 Lewis St., the Jane Tynsdale House, which was constructed in 1861. It is a two-storey limestone house but was built to look like a storey and a half. “The reason for that is that taxes were higher on a two-storey back then,� Nash stated. “People hesitated at wanting to pay higher taxes, so they made homes like that.� The Tynsdale home has also been lovingly restored and boasts original floors. The windows and roof trim reflect the time period in which it was built. Mirick Home, owned by Joelle Schmid and Nick Previsich is an example of Edwardian architecture, with red and yellow brick detailing. “It’s been renovated with a combination of modern and classic interior design with modern and contemporary pieces mixed with fabulous antiques,� Nash commented. The wraparound veranda and expansive garden are other features. “My jaw dropped when I walked into this house. I love it,� she said. The final home included in the tour is the Molloy Home (105 Water St.), owned by Shirley and Timothy Molloy. This two-storey Victorian home was constructed in 1890 and bears wide porches and gingerbread trim indicative of the time period. It was featured on the tour four years ago and is back by popular demand. “There are only a few houses in Ontario like this and it is split in the middle so you can enter the home from both sides of the veranda,� Nash remarked. “It has two stairways, one at the front and one at the back.� Packed with early Canadian and Victorian antiques, Nash said the property has won several awards for its gardens as well.

 

          

 

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TOUR Popular event Almost immediately following the tour each year, Nash begins planning for the next. She said she tends to look for older, heritage homes “because that’s what people want to tour.” “Every year I like to put one modern house in, but as it turns out this year, they are all heritage,” Nash stated. “...The nice thing about this year’s tour is you can walk the entire tour if you want,” she added. Over the past eight years, it’s become a popular tradition throughout Merrickville, with people coming from across Lanark, Leeds and Grenville as well as the Ottawa region. “People start calling in January to find out when tickets are going on sale, so it’s definitely becoming one of the highlights of the summer for Merrickville,” Nash said. “It brings people, com-

merce and business to restaurants because people EMC News – The Upper Cana- ing the board’s Aboriginal Educa• Ongoing sweat lodge ceremo- culturally and appropriately learnhave to eat...One couple da District School Board (UCDSB) tion Program that have taken place nies for both self-identified stu- ing experiences in classes throughloved the area so much they is celebrating National Aboriginal throughout the year. dents and native studies students in out the system (i.e. carving). came back and bought a Day (June 21) by looking back Some of the experiences this both eastern and western sites. • Smudging and medicine wheel house because it’s such a on all of the initiatives support- year, include: • Staff development to provide teachings throughout the year. sweet village to live in.” M0 L E E E A M0 Tickets for the eighth N E 0 T t pu to annual Merrickville House 0 N T A w H 1 ho N A M 0 NE T T C E 1 I don’t know and Garden Tour are $250 0 E L N L M is but…we kind of have 0 A 0 E 0 A each and can be purchased 0 E 0 th N Champ E 1 A E A N using VISA or MasterCard H 0 N 0 on M REUVERS A 00 0 E 0 N 1 T H 00 A 0 over the phone by calling N H d T 0 0 C ne N w -o re 613-269-3452 or by cash or 1 1 E 0 A N E Quality P C L HA 0 N A EL 00 cheque at Mirick’s Landing T L T ! N es cl ME 1 H 0 Country Store in Merrick- H N 0 N M E C 1A L 0 0 Vehi A L 0 L A 0 ville (Main and St. Law-C 1 0 1 A N 0L E N L E N 0 E C 0 H 0 EColin H NE A rence streets). Proceeds will 0 0 BURGUNDY H 1 1 T N 0 N M L C 0 N1 1 L E N C E N MN C N N be put towards programs A E T A AN A 1 N A E 1 N L L E N N and improvements at the N 0 A A A church. H L A E N M L E N N A M 0 H TE E 0 N On the day of the tour, 0 C NE H T N EA E CH N N N A H A 0 C0 H visitors should begin at Holy 1 N N N A H C E 0 M 0 C Trinity Anglican Church MN C 0 A T N (105 Church St.) to pick up their maps, shoe bags and tickets if they have reserved them by phone. After visiting the homes and gardens, guests are welcome back to the church for afternoon refreshments.

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Local students turn their ideas into businesses with Summer Company EMC News – This year, five local students have been selected for the 2013 Summer Company experience in the Lanark County/Smiths Falls area. Summer Company provides an opportunity for students to create a business and to be their own boss. The successful students for 2013 from this area are: • Kayley Kennedy of Princess Charming: Princess Charming offers a variety of handmade beaded European-style bracelets. Here’s how to contact Kayley this summer: 613-275-1435 or on Facebook at ‘Princess Charming Summer Company.’ • Dahlia Hogue of Sweet Dahlia’s Beeswax Products: Sweet Dahlia’s Beeswax Products will be producing and selling a variety of molded beeswax candles at local farmers’ markets and craft fairs to tourists and farmers’ market attendees. Contact Dahlia at 613-259-2011. • Spencer Healey of Dairy Dudes Cool Treats: Dairy Dudes Cool Treats will be serving the

Smiths Falls area and selling a variety of ice cream treats with his ice cream cart bicycle. Watch for the Dairy Dude at the local parks and around Smiths Falls this summer! Contact him at 613-229-4663. • Shamus McGuire of McGuire Logging & Firewood: McGuire Logging & Firewood will be selling cedar logs, posts and rails. Shamus will also be selling firewood at local gas stations. To contact him, call 613283-7695. • Robert Parsons of Portraits by Rob: Portraits by Rob will be creating custom charcoal pet portraits. Have your pet’s portrait frozen in time and contact Rob today at 613-283-8032, on Facebook at ‘Portraits by Rob’ or via his website: www.charcoalportraitsbyrob.com. The Summer Company mentors for 2013 will provide support and advice throughout the summer to students. They are: author, entrepreneur and trainer

Jennifer DeBruin of Smiths Falls (jenndebruin@gmail.com or www.jenniferdebruin.com); and Janice Walter of Town & Country Bookkeeping & Training in Elgin (t_Cbooks@sympatico.ca or www.townandcountrybookkeeping.com). Clay Spero, small business advisor with TD Canada Trust of Carleton Place is another mentor. He can be reached at 613-257-5467 ext. 232 or clay. spero@td.com. The Summer Company program is an initiative of the Ontario government and is in place to motivate and educate young people to possibly choose entrepreneurship as a viable career, equip them with the tools necessary to succeed and provide hands-on business training and mentoring. Summer Company is aimed at students between the ages of 15 and 29 in school and returning to school in the fall. The successful students receive an award of up to $15,00 to help with business start-up costs, and a $1,500 award in September

Help eliminate violence against women and children in Canada at July 5 fundraiser EMC News – On June 21, Tears4Justice began their very powerful journey across Canada from the east coast to the west coast. The journey is in honour of all missing and murdered Aboriginal women and children, along the Highway of Tears, and all women and children across Canada. The group’s goal is to raise awareness on the many issues regarding the root causes and the lack of resources available to protect Aboriginal women and children. According to Canadian government statistics Indigenous women are five to seven times more likely than other women to die as the result of violence. The

Native Women’s Association of Canada has documented more than 580 cases of missing and murdered Indigenous women in Canada, most within the last three decades. Because of gaps in police and government reporting, the actual numbers may be much higher. Aboriginal women make up four percent of the female population. Tears4Justice is a non-profit group of grassroots volunteers, family members of missing or murdered loved ones and volunteer social activists who fight for justice on their behalf. On July 5, please join members of our community in welcoming these dedicated people

and supporting this important journey at Zion-Memorial United Church (37 Franklin St.) in Carleton Place at 6:30 p.m. Your support is greatly needed as Tears4Justice is totally reliant on volunteers and donations. For more information, please contact Erin Lee-Todd, Lanark County Interval House at 613878-5700. Sponsors for this event are: Amnesty International Canada, KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives, Lanark County Interval House, Lanark County Neighbours for Truth and Reconciliation and the Social Concerns Committee of Carleton Place.

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This year’s participants in the 2013 Summer Company program for Lanark County/Smiths Falls have been selected. Above, from left: Shamus McGuire (McGuire’s Logging and Firewood), Robert Parsons (Portraits by Rob), Kayley Kennedy (Princess Charming – bracelets), Dahlia Hogue (Sweet Dahlia’s Beeswax Products), Spencer Healey (Dairy Dude’s Cool Treats) and Shannon Derbyshire of the Small Business Advisory Centre. upon returning to school; approximately 12 hours of business training; and an opportunity to meet with a local communitymentoring group for support and advice on operating their summer business. The program is in its 13th year promoting entrepreneurship to young enterprising students. This year, there were five successful local students from

the Lanark County/Smiths Falls area that will spend their summer gaining invaluable business experience, earning money, and learn what it means to be your own boss. They will be in good company with many other young entrepreneurs from across Ontario. For more information about the Summer Company program, please contact Cindy James

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Development of regional economic corporation to be studied by United Counties on the possible opportunities and benefits of regional economic development. The chamber has researched out to other economic development corporations in Ontario and supports the creation of one in Leeds and Grenville. Counties and OPSEU Local 494 sign agreement Counties council has signed an agreement with its social services, child care and social housing workers represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). The two-year agreement for the OPSEU Local 494 employees provides a 1.75 per cent increase in each 2013 and 2014 along with minor modifications in the benefit plan. Stewardship council seeking support Leeds-Grenville Stewardship Councilâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Karen Brown outlined ongoing projects and initiatives to counties council at its regular meeting June 20. The local stewardship council is a community-based, volunteer group focusing on environmental enhancement projects. In

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Leeds Grenville, some of its initiatives include the Leeds Community Pasture Project, where solar-powered water sources have been created for livestock, upgrading of Kemptville Creek, tree planting, and sustainable forestry. Working with schoolchildren to increase environmental awareness and education is another key focus. A partnership with the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority (RVCA) was recently formed. Stewardship councils were supported by the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) until April 2013. The local council is now seeking other sources of funding, said Brown. She asked counties council to consider supporting the stewardship council through funding or office space. Warden Ron Holman explained the budget for 2013 is set and Brownâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s request will be considered in 2014. Campbell puts name forward to FCM Counties council is supporting Mel

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EMC Events – Potty Rocking in the Park, an outdoor family music festival, was held in Carleton Place’s Riverside Park on June 22. Left, Aurora Hardy and Serenity and Corey Warner clown around with some balloons. The event was held to raise money to fund the rental and maintenance of portable washrooms in local playgrounds Photo by KATHY BOTHAM

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Stop dumping trash on our rural roads DEAR EDITOR: I have noticed recently that our beautiful rural roads have become dumping grounds for almost any type of trash. I have seen mattresses, appliances, old tires, tons of discarded fast food wrappers, plastic bottles, cans, coffee cups and pretty much anything you can imagine just left or tossed on the side of the road. It seems that people just pull over, have lunch and then just drive away leaving all of their garbage behind. The litterbugs responsible for tossing trash know who you are and maybe it is time to dispose of these items at a proper designated area such as

the dump or a garbage can. I find this very disheartening and sad to see we are so fortunate to live in such a lovely scenic area that is fast becoming an eyesore littered with garbage. Please make an effort to take your garbage with you, dispose of it properly and leave our beautiful rural roads the way I enjoy seeing them, litter free. Thank you. Fran Bryerton Almonte

COMMENTARY Be alert on roads, waterways this Canada Day EMC Editorial – It’s been heralded as the official start to summer, but don’t cloud your summer before it begins with poor driving habits. The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) recently announced they will be cracking down on aggressive driving this Canada Day long weekend on roads, trails and waterways across the province. So if you are someone who is impatient or angry while driving or who tends to display colourful vocabulary while behind the wheel, listen up. Aggressive driving doesn’t just mean speeding, which could be considered one of the most common faults among drivers, but also following vehicles too closely, making improper lane changes, weaving in and out of lanes and having a general disregard for the rules of the road and waterways, will be targeted. Don’t think if you aren’t an aggressive driver that the OPP won’t be on the lookout for other poor driving habits. They will also be watching for impaired and distracted driving seatbelts, as well as ensuring you have personal flotation devices on board when boating. According to the OPP, the public awareness campaigns they have been undertaking are making a difference. At this time last year, there were 173 fatalities on roads, waterways and trails, while that number is down to 110 this year. Perhaps that shows that people are taking the law and their own lives seriously. We all have some bad driving habits we’d like to get rid of and being forced to make a change might not be a bad thing.

Father was so overworked and overtired this time of year EMC Lifestyle – Would he topple over and fall out of the rocker? Would he hit the floor with a thud, and maybe bang his head on the oven door? I was sitting at the kitchen table. I was alone. My sister Audrey said she had better things to do than waste time looking through Eaton’s catalogue. The three brothers were doing what they did every night in the summer... they were outside throwing balls, using their sling shots, or shooting off their B.B. guns. Mother was in the garden. It was just me and Father in the kitchen. The sun was still streaking through the west window, and the kitchen had been redded up, and bedtime was a couple hours away. I sat very quietly watching Father. He looked smaller, I thought. Maybe it was the way he was sleeping in the rocker. He didn’t hear his pipe fall to the floor, and the Ottawa Farm Journal lay across his knees unopened. His chin was on his chest, and I could see him breathing as his plaid shirt gently rose and fell. It had been a long day for Father. Chores were done before sun-up. The plow and other farm pieces of machinery had been moved on the stone boat

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needed sleep. I wondered why he didn’t go to bed right after his supper, as I sat and watched his worn-out body curled uncomfortably in the old rocker. But then, he wouldn’t be able to check on the barns, which he never failed to do before falling into bed. No, this was Father’s routine, and nothing was going to change it this time of year. There were fields to plow and cultivate, and grain to plant, and scant time to do it in, as Father tried to outsmart the weather. And so, from dawn to dusk, Father like every other farmer around us, was tied to the habits of the season. Father wasn’t a big man. The three brothers were all taller by several inches. My brother Emerson towered over him. But Father was wiry, and as straight News Editors: Laurie Weir, Joe Morin, Ashley Kulp REPORTERS: Stacey Roy, Tara Gesner, Desmond Devoy, Kelly Kent DISTRIBUTION: Lori Sommerdyk, 613-284-0124 ,ext. 27 CLASSIFIEDS/REGIONAL ROUNDUP: Fax: 613-283-5909 Judy Michaelis Email: jmichaelis@perfprint.ca Lee Ann Gilligan Email: lgilligan@perfprint.ca Jennifer Coughlin Email: jcoughlin@perfprint.ca

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as a die. As as I sat and watched him, I was scarcely breathing and making not a sound, so that I wouldn’t disturb his rest, I thought he looked so much older than he did before summer planting began. He was always so much more tired after supper this time of year. The heat of the day was heavy on him, and even though it was summer, he still wore his plaid shirts with the long sleeves. But he did give up his felt hat with the ear lugs, changing to his old battered straw hat, with the wide black headband, marred with the sweat off his brow. I sat quietly, watching Father breathe, not a muscle stirring in either of us. I was overcome with a deep sadness, as I looked at him in the rocking chair, his feet in their usual place on the turneddown oven door. And I wondered, can someone die from overwork? What if one day he didn’t come home from the back fields? What would happen to us? The sun had gone down behind the grape arbour, and the kitchen was darkening, but yet there was daylight, and I was still alone at the old pine table, Eaton’s catalogue unopened in front of me, and with my eyes never leaving Father. ADVERTISING SALES: ADVERTISING SALES CO-ORDINATOR Andrea Harding SALES: Cheryl Johnston, Sharon Sinfield, Kathy Perreault, Liz Gray, Kevin Hoover, Jamie Rae-Gomes Email: emcsales@perfprint.ca Fax: 613-283-9988 THE DEADLINE FOR DISPLAY ADVERTISING IS MONDAY 4:30 PM

He would stay there until everyone came in from outside, banging doors, and scraping their feet on the mat, and tossing their bats and balls into the box beside the stove. Mother would stop a moment in front of Father and then she would do what she did every night this time of year. She would tap Father on the shoulder...she may have to do it several times to bring him out of his deep sleep. He would slowly raise his head, and look around the kitchen as if he were lost. I would move myself away from the table and go over to the rocker and pick his pipe up off the floor, and put the Ottawa Farm Journal on the bake table. Father would shuffle over to the bedroom door off the kitchen, and he would turn to Everett and tell him to be sure to check the barns before he went to bed. Soon I would hear the creaking of the bed springs, and if I listened closely from my spot at the kitchen table, I would hear a deep sigh, and then the soft snores as Father settled down his tired body for the night. It was just another day, no different than the one before, and no different than the one coming after. • Advertising rates and terms and conditions are according to the rate card in effect at time advertising published. • The advertiser agrees that the publisher shall not be liable for damages arising out of errors in advertisements beyond the amount charged for the space actually occupied by that portion of the advertisement in which the error occurred, whether such error is due to negligence of its servants or otherwise... and there shall be no liability for non-insertion of any advertisement beyond the amount charged for such advertisement. • The advertiser agrees that the copyright of all advertisements prepared by the Publisher be vested in the Publisher and that those advertisements cannot be reproduced without the permission of the Publisher. • The Publisher reserves the right to edit, revise or reject any advertisement.

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Local health unit begins weekly Upper Canada District School Board beach water sampling for summer approves budget for 2013-14 EMC News – The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit has once again begun weekly water sampling of the area’s public bathing beaches. The beaches will be monitored weekly throughout the summer season until Aug. 30. This year the following public swimming areas will be monitored: • In Lanark County: Almonte Beach, Dalhousie Lake, Centennial Beach, Riverside Beach, Lanark Beach, Pakenham Beach, Rideau Ferry Yacht Club, Robertson Lake Beach, Smiths Falls Jr and Sr. • In Leeds and Grenville: Sand Bay Charleston Lake County Park, St. Lawrence Park, Lyn Valley Conservation Area, South Crosby Beach, Portland Campbell Street Beach, Foley Mountain Beach, Joel Stone Beach, Kendrick’s Park, Lower Beverley Township Park, Bellamy Park, Kelly’s Beach, Merrickville, Westport Sand Lake

lected from each beach. The results will then be analyzed for the presence of E. coli (Escherichia coli) bacteria. If the results exceed the bathing water standard of 100 E. coli, the beach will be posted with an “WARNING Unsafe for Bathing” sign indicating that the level of bacteria in the water may pose a risk to your health if you choose to swim. This information will appear on our website and in radio reports. This year you can also follow the beach posting results by using Facebook and Twitter. Updates will be posted Friday mornings by 9 a.m. Research has shown that when people are swimming at beaches where the water has a high E. coli level, there is a direct relationship with an increase in ear, eye, nose and throat infections in swimmers. The bathing beach will remain posted until test results indicate that the water quality meets the bathing beach water standard. To Testing process help you better understand Every week a total of five why beaches are posted, the water samples will be col- health unit has developed

an information card that is available at any health unit office or township office that has a bathing beach. It is also available on our website at http://www.healthunit.org/water/resources/ Beaches_Info_Card.pdf. Bacterial water quality is one parameter used to determine water quality. Other variables, which are assessed and evaluated, are the presence of a blue green algae bloom, accidental spills that may pollute the water and any safety issue that could impact on the health of the bathers. At any time if these variables are believed to have an impact on the beach’s safety, the beach will be posted as “Unsafe for Bathing”. Posting information is available on the health unit website (http://www. healthunit.org/water/test/ beach_results.htm), on Facebook at www.facebook. com/LGLHealthUnit or on Twitter at www.twitter.com/ LGLbeaches or by calling the Health Action Line at 1-800-660-5853. Submitted by the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit.

EMC News – The following are highlights from the Upper Canada District School Board’s (UCDSB) regular meeting which took place June 19 at the board office in Brockville. The UCDSB approved a budget of $345,119,287 in operating expenses and capital of $28,729,025 plus all additional amounts subsequently allocated by the ministry. Budget highlights include: • The Information Technology Services budget for 2013-14 is $5.63 million. This represents a decline of approximately $0.05 million or 0.9 per cent year over year. • The director’s office budget for 2013-14 is $2,899,336. • The proposed budget for teacher support services is $1,270,126. This allocation goes toward the salaries of staff who deliver professional learning across the district and who administrate district and ministry educational programs. • The proposed budget for programs is $12,916,058. • The proposed budget for special education 2013-14 is $45,956,395. • The trustee’s budget for 2013-14 is $424,517. Link Crew The board also received a re-

port on the impact of Link Crew on grade 9 students, grade 12 Link leaders, teacher coordinators and the culture of schools. Link Crew is an orientation and year-long program that is designed to ease the transition of grade 9 students from elementary to high school. It does this by: • Providing a welcoming and fund Orientation Day • Establishing relationships between grade 9 students and their grade 12 Link leaders • Providing a grade 12 Peer Mentoring Structure that supports academic and social success • Providing an environment of caring through Link leader connections and support • Fostering a sense of belonging • Encouraging grade 9 participation in school activities Among the qualitative findings, grade 9 students had this to say: • “Link Crew helped me not be so scared.” • “I knew that I could turn to my Link leader to get help with any problem that I might face.” • “My peer mentor helped me understand my schedule.”

While grade 12 students said: • “I developed a sense of responsibility.” • “I became a role model for grade 9 students.” • “I took the course because I wanted to make a difference.” Nine recommendations will be implemented by administration, including: • Best practices from across the board need to be shared and implemented. • Principals need to take a leadership role in communicating the importance of collective ownership of grade 9 students. • Principals should develop a timetable model that allows time for meaningful connections between grade 9 students. Use of personal electronic devices in classrooms and school The board approved the following policy: In recognition of their differing interests, abilities, personalities and learning preferences, the Upper Canada District School Board encourages its students to select and use the supplies, equipment, devices and other resources they need to learn effectively at school and at home.

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The Healthy Living Festival Committee would like to send a big thank you to everyone who participated in the festival on Saturday, June 22. Creating this event took a huge effort from a lot of different organizations and people and without their support it would not have happened! The Garden Market Gym Stars Gymnastics Club The Health Unit Healthy Living Festival Committee Members Impression Printing Jack FM Katie Westrate – Naturopath Lynne Clifford-Ward, Town of Smiths Falls Marie O’Neil Mayor Dennis Staples Mike Fair Cadillac Buick GMC New Global Vitamins Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport Pankow Financial Solutions Perth Taoist Tai Chi Society Restorative Health Rob Rodine – Restorative Health Shoppers Drug Mart Smiths Falls

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Smiths Falls and District Youth Centre Smiths Falls Fire Department Smiths Falls Parks and Recreation Department Smiths Falls Police Department Smiths Falls Public Works Department Spring Fling Running Thing Team Text 2 The Cow Guys The Town of Smiths Falls Valley Heartland Zendragon Martial Arts & Fitness Everyone who came out to the festival and enjoyed themselves!

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Friday, June 28th – 8 pm to 12 am New Community Centre - $10.00 per person

Steak BBQ at the Smiths Falls Legion Branch 95 Saturday, June 29 - 5 pm Advance Tickets are available at the legion or by calling 613-283-2690 Cost $20.00 per person

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Sunday, June 30th – 9 am to 1pm Knights of Columbus Hall, 18 William Street West Smiths Falls Cost $7.00 per person. Children under 10 free when accompanied by an adult

SFDCI Welcome Home Dance Saturday, June 29th – 8 pm to 1 am New Community Centre - $10.00 per person

Digratos, Continentals, Hard, 4OUR, Paper Dream, Night Train, Doherty Brothers

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All of the wonderful vendors who lined Beckwith Street All the Festival Volunteers Amber Coville, Town of Smiths Falls Black Rock Climbers Canadian Tire Cardio Move-a-Thon Trainers Caroline Foster – Cardio Fit 4 Life Clotilde MacCosham Constable Murphy for the Bike Rodeo Corey Turnbull Darlene MacLachlan – Yoga and Wellness Studio David Hoffman Dominion Lending Downtown Business Owners Dr. Elaine Cote – Smiths Falls Chiropractic Centre EMC Newspaper (Metroland Media Inc.) Free Methodist Church for the BBQ

Tickets available at: The Gallery, County Fair Mall; Community Centre, Cornelia Street; Scott’s Convenience Store, Corner of Elmsley Street and Beckwith Street; The Rideau Winery, Russell Street East.

Don’t be disappointed — Limited number of tickets

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645 Hamilton Lane – $219,000 Otty Lake & Perth MLS® 874986

3295 Hwy. 43 – $229,000 Rural Smiths Falls MLS® 875979

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4184 Joe Drew Lane – $299,900 Rideau River Waterfront MLS® 853088

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Jennifer O’Brien 6530 Roger Stevens Drive – $129,900 Rural Smiths Falls MLS® 875411

310 Bristow Dr. – $449,900 Off Rosedale Rd MLS® 871546

369 Rutherford Side Rd. – $229,900 Rural Perth MLS® 860268

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38 08A Rd.– $296,500 Otter Lake, Lombardy MLS® 872564

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REAL ESTATE

MEADOWVIEW MANOR

Barbara Has Assisted over 3000 Families to Buy or Sell their Homes

Join us Friday June 28 at 11 am for our

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39 Peterson St., Almonte – $659,500

Carleton Place 613-253-0518 Ottawa 613-596-5353

Just south of Algonquin on Cty Rd. 15 (Maitland–Merrickville Road)

613-802-4442

Casey Errett

Janice Hastie-Waugh

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Sales Representatives 613-285-9129 613-343-4862

Broker of Record 613-283-5435

613-283-8770 www.cottagesunlimited.com

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3 bed waterfront home open plan one level living. Huge walkout basement to finish to your wishes. Great swimming & water fun. $549,000

Large bright open concept, 3 beds 2 baths, w/walk out basement, wrap round deck, family room; loft, garage. $769,900 Big Rideau Lake

Bass Lake Gorgeous stone bungalow; open concept living areas w/ garden doors to balconies. Dreamy master w/5pc ensuite. Finished lower level w/walkout to expansive terrace. $699,000

Period Residence

Rideau Lakes

Sitting on 153 acres this home has 4 beds, 3 baths, fam rm. Large outbuildings & facilities especially for horses. Move in condition. $599,900

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Large 4 bed 2 bath home, eat-in kitchen, living rm; dining/family rm. Main level laundry. Hardwood flrs, storage/closets & original features. $199,000

Fully renovated open plan living/dining, den, lg kitchen & bath, mud/laundry rm. Sun rm, attic room, Dbl gar, great functional basement /storage total turnkey property. $349,900

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Big Rideau Lake

$230,000. Sand Lake cottage just outside of Westport. Complete privacy on dead end road. Property includes older cottage by the lake plus 2 bunkies on top of the hill. Main cottage with open concept living area, 3 bdrms and 2 lofts. Propane stove. Lakeside deck sits on 190ft of sandy, gradual waterfront. Janice Hastie-Waugh 613-283-5435

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$279,900 Reduced from $289,900. Two bdrm year-round cottage with Western exposure. Fabulous sunsets! Convenient location: close to shopping & Hwy 7. Open-concept kitchen/living room with woodstove. New deck with privacy fence is a great place for BBQs. Quality waterfront with clean swimming. Dock included. Janice Hastie-Waugh 613-283-5435

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These are a selection of homes for sale – please visit my website to view all my listings. www.rebeccawisslerrealestate.ca Buying or selling? I’d be pleased to assist you in any way I can.

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REDUCED PRICE

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Rebecca Wissler, ASA Broker 613-264-9481

SORRY, IT’S SOLD!

$229,900. Excellent home for the growing family! Enjoy country living on 2.86 acres while being under 2kms from Heritage Perth. 4 bdrm 1.5 bath split level home. Oak floors and kitchen in open-concept main level. Large family room with woodstove. Spacious home and property. Janice Hastie-Waugh 613-283-5435 $179,900. 216 Foster Side Road. Affordable home minutes to Perth or Smiths Falls! Country living on deadend road. 2 bdrm, 1 bath bungalow. Spacious and bright living rm. Eat-in kitchen. Large front deck. Spacious master bedroom. Family/rec room in lower level. Lots of storage. Workshop and utility/laundry room. Janice Hastie-Waugh 613-283-5435

NEW LISTING $169,900. Great starter home 15 minutes to Carleton Place. 2 bdrm, 1 bath bungalow sitting on one acre - great privacy! Open concept living area with modern kitchen. All appliances included. Drilled well and septic. Newer deck is a great place to sit and enjoy country living. Janice Hastie-Waugh 613-283-5435

REDUCED PRICE $150,000 Reduced from $159,900. Buckshot Lake: 1.8 acre waterfront lot with 196ft frontage. Excellent building lot on pristine, weed-free lake near Plevna/Ompah. 4-season access. Trees have been cleared for driveway. Gorgeous tall trees, great swimming and fishing. Wonderful spot for year-round home or summer getaway! Janice Hastie-Waugh 613-283-5435


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REAL ESTATE

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EVELYN LEE REALTY LTD BROKERAGE Broker of Record

1 Main Street West, Smiths Falls 613-205-0999

613-284-7277

eleerealty@gmail.com

www.evelynlee.ca

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Saturday, June 29, 1pm - 2pm

53 Marsha Drive, Smiths Falls $184,900 MLS: 852505

87 Eric Hutcheson Rd., Smiths Falls $374,500 MLS: 875976

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80 Lavina St., Smiths Falls $229,000 MLS: 875857

326 Coutts Bay Rd., Rideau Ferry $245,000 MLS: 853839

165 Tay Ridge Rd., Tay Valley Perth $119,900 MLS: 871238

868 Kitley Line 1 Rd., Jasper $369,000 MLS: 849392

Open House

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SATURDAY JUNE 29 10:30am-12:00pm 133 Elizabeth Dr 11:00am-12:00pm 53 Marsha Dr 59 Poonamalie Rd 2720 Conc 9A 11:30am-12:30pm 1562 Elmgrove Rd 7 Oak St 12:00pm-1:30pm 151 Lakewood Rd 12:00pm-2:00pm 4935 Bolingbroke Rd 12:30pm-1:30pm 4 Ford Cres 1:00pm-12:30pm 57 Harvey St 1:00pm-2:00pm Ferrara Dr Model Homes 87 Eric Hutcheson Rd 13556 Cty Rd 15 1048 Cty Rd 16 10 R 8 1:00pm-2:30pm 149 Cats Cove Rd 1:00pm-3:00pm 263 Yacht Club Rd 2:00pm-3:00pm 7515 Roger Stevens Rd 2:30pm-3:30pm 5 Alexander St 2:30pm-4:00pm 109 Walter’s Lane 323 Clarchris Rd

Rideau Ferry

Demi Thompson 613-264-4330

Smiths Falls Smiths Falls Balderson

Evelyn Lee 613-284-7277 Anna Kowalewski 613-875-7842 Linda McKenna 613-485-0576

Perth Smiths Falls

Wendy Hillier 613-285-4476 Pauline Aunger 613-285-9158

Burgesswood

Rebecca Wissler 613-264-9481

Maberly

Oral Pretty 613-264-0123

Smiths Falls Rural

Jessyka Auclair 613-283-2121

Perth

Cathie McCabie

Smiths Falls Smiths Falls Smiths Falls Rural Smiths Falls Rural Rideau Lakes

Pauline Aunger 613-285-9158 Evelyn Lee 613-284-7277 Anna Kowalewski 613-875-7842 Wendy Hillier 613-285-4476 Jennifer Aunger 613-285-5602

Rideau Ferry

Demi Thompson 613-264-4330

Rideau Ferry

Jeffrey Weir 613-285-4467

Smiths Falls Rural

Jessyka Auclair 613-283-2121

Smiths Falls

Pauline Aunger 613-285-9158

Fallbrooke Perth Rural

Rebecca Wissler 613-264-9481 Oral Pretty 613-264-0123

SUNDAY JUNE 30

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BROCKHAVEN REALTY Real Estate Brokerage

246 King Street West (across from the Brockville Arts Centre)

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Modern downtown Condo close to the South branch of the Rideau. Open concept. 2 bdrms, 2 baths.

Vivien Levermore

2069 Christie Lake Road Absolutely charming, 2+ bed, 1 bath home with double car garage that boasts the prettiest little lot filled with perennials and special little surprises! Welcoming, oversized foyer with hardwood. Large eat in kitchen. Cozy living room with large, low window offering a view of your gardens. Bright formal dining room. Woodworking shop at the front of the home use to be a feed store. Zoning is res/com. Rooves in good repair.10kms to Perth. $159,900

Office: 613-259-3033

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Evelyn Lee 613-284-7277 Lisa Brennan-Trudel 613-285-9646 Pauline Aunger 613-285-9158 Ivan Hodgins 613-812-0363 Brian Cavanagh 613-812-0229 Danette Hanneman 613-596-5353 Marly Burke 613-253-3175 Robin Ferrill 613-253-3175 R0012184918_0627

125 Prescott Street, Unit 2 Kemptville

11:00am-12:00pm 80 Lavinia St Smiths Falls 12:30pm-1:30pm 40 Oak St Smiths Falls 1:00pm-2:00pm Ferrara Dr Model Homes Smiths Falls #6 R 2 Lower Rideau 1:00pm-2:30pm 453 Station Rd Port Elmsley 1:00pm-3:00pm 115 Leslie Dr Dalhousie Lake 2:00pm-4:00pm 389 Dufferin St Carleton Place 302 Giles Rd Carleton Place


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Demi Thompson

Randy Cavanagh

Paul Gordon

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Sheri D’Aoust

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297 MABERLY ELPHIN RD MABERLY

4 HOY ST, CARDINAL

Great starter or retirement 2 bed 1 bath TAY VALLEY bungalow on private dbl lot. Close to 4 bed older log home. 65 acres & approx St Lawrence River. $148,500. Call Al 2300ft frontage on Fall River. Possibility Jonkman: 613 802 0232 of severing 3 lots. $359,000.

13 PERTHMORE ST, PERTH 3 bed open concept, ensuite, custom cabinets, wood floors, main floor laundry, all season sun room patio doors to deck. $299,000

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CHRISTIE LAKE 2 bed cottage with nice lake view & good clean water. Take the short drive to serenity and relaxation. $199,900.

Treed level lot, with 280 ft +/- of excellent Big Rideau Lk w/f. Charming 2 level 2 bed cottage. $695,000 Host: Demi Thompson 613 264 4330

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5 yr new bungalow. Open-concept w/ spacious sun-filled rooms & full unfinished basement w/excellent potential for development! $199,500 Call Jennifer Glazier: 613 812 8114

OPEN HOUSES SAT JUNE 29TH, 10:30 – 12 NOON 133 ELIZABETH DRIVE, RIDEAU FERRY

2846 NARROWS LOCK ROAD OMPAH

5 PERTH ST, PORTLAND

Great family home on quiet 4.9 acres. 4 beds, 2 baths. Completely renovated. Det single garage w/carport, lower level w/ walkout. $169,900.

3+ bed, 1.5 bath bungalow situated on an extra large, well treed lot in the Village of Portland. 2 blocks to the Rideau. $234,000.

Charming 2 bed log home on 21 acres w/ addition 40x80 coverall & sugar shack & above ground pool $324,900

SAT JUNE 29TH, 12 – 1:30PM 151 LAKEWOOD RD, BURGESSWOOD Shared ownership dock on Otty Lake. 3 beds, open plan design, sun room, expansive deck, dbl garage + bonus bunkie. $375,000. Host Rebecca Wissler: 613 264 9481

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VILLAGE OF LANARK

1218 FRENCH LINE RD LANARK HIGHLANDS

3 bed 2 bath family home on private 7.95 Open concept bungalow on 4 acres. Fantastic income opportunity. Central acres. Open concept living. Workshop. Custom kitchen, gas fireplace, hardwood, location, 4 units, approx. 800sqft com- 24x22ft barn can accommodate 5 horses, large deck. Huge lower level family room; mercial space 2-2 bdrm, 1-1 bdrm apart- fully fenced. $339,900. Call Sheri D’Aoust: dbl garage. $299,900. 613 812 9344 ments. $239,900.

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BLACK LAKE

SAT JUNE 29TH, 1 – 2:30PM 149 CATS COVE RD, RIDEAU FERRY

MOTIVATED SELLER LEAVING PROVINCE. Renovated home. Open concept kitchen, formal liv/din, hdwd flrs & staircase. Det heated & cooled w/shop. $327,900.

3 bed cottage with 90ft shoreline & 1.5 acres on Black Lake has amazing potential. Perfect for all ages – gentle slope to water. $209,900.

Lakeside living at its finest...4 bdrm, 2.5 bath side split on 215ft of prime Big Rideau waterfront. $649,000. Host Demi Thompson: 613 264 4330

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17 PERTHMORE ST, PERTH 2 bed middle unit townhouse. Open concept living; master w/4pc ensuite, fireplace; storage. Main floor laundry, garage. $229,000

BLACK LAKE

CARLETON PLACE

Well maintained, furnished, 3 bed Black Lake cottage with westerly “sunset” view. 190 ft. of deep, clean waterfront. $269,000.

2 bed, 1 bath mobile home located on large lot, new roof in 2010, new gas furnace 2012. common fee incl land rental, taxes & water. Lg storage shed. $55,000.

6106 MCDONALDS CRNS RD Cozy 2+1bed, 3 bath home on private 30 acres w/2500ft frontage. Full basement, workshop, 2 car det garage & bunkie/ cabin. Severance potential. $269,900. Call Sheri D’Aoust: 613 812 9344

NEAR PERTH Charming 2 storey, 3 bd ,2 bth home on 5 acres by the Mississippi Rr. Liv-rm w/ wood stove, office & family room. Heated 2 car det garage. $365,000.

Picturesque tranquil setting on the banks of the Fall River for this 4/5 bed beautiful well maintained Victorian home, dbl garage. Modern amenities. $310,000. Host Rebecca Wissler: 613 264 9481

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913 CODE ROAD, PERTH

MCDONALDS CRNS RD

Executive spacious luxury condos on the LANSDOWNE First time home buyer - have a look! 2 Tay. 1 to 3 bedrooms. All units have bdrms, 1 bath, full bsmt, needs updating, river views. Starting from $325,900. Pre- Updated 2 storey hobby farm on 96 acres great potential. Detached gar., private selling now by appointment. Model Suite w/det garage/wkshop & 7 stall barn. 3 at Best Western Plus Hotel in Perth beds. $359,900. location. $144,900.

RIDEAU LAKES Live completely off the grid! 3 Bed SuperEnergy efficient Home. 35+ acres plus deeded Big Rideau Lake water access. $439,900.

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VACANT LAND O WATSONS CORNERS 9.98 Acres – $109,900

SMITHS FALLS Smiths Falls Golf Club Road Subdivision Home 3 Bed plus Den, Family Room, In-ground Pool, Privacy! $389,900.

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9 CANNING ST, LANARK 1.41 acres MABERLY

– $44,900

0 SHERIDAN RAPIDS RD 2.74 acres – $36,900

0 PARSONS WAY 2.58 Acres – $39,900

SAT JUNE 29TH, 2:30 – 4PM 109 WALTERS LANE, FALLBROOKE

6 year-old one of kind Log Home by Kea on 3.64 acres. 3 beds/2 baths. Loft RURAL KEMPVILLE 177 BIG RIDEAU N SHORE RD Master suite with W/I Closet & Ensuite Beautiful home on 2.3 acre lot, 3+1 bed- Grand view Horseshoe Bay - Big Rideau to dream about. $419,900, or rent at rooms, huge family room with woodstove, Lk. 826 ft front, 20.8 acres, R2000. $1,900 /month in-ground pool, barn. $309,900. $669,500

LOOKING TO BUY OR SELL? Whatever location you’re looking for Whether you’re upsizing, relocating or downsizing Whether you’re a 1st time Buyer, a family or a senior

Why not visit our friendly staff at 61 Gore St. E. Perth 22 BAY RD, LOMBARDY Well maintained and upgraded 3 bed, 1 who will be happy to assist you with any real estate requests or needs. bath home. Games Room, hot tub, main floor family room. $269,900. Call Randy Cavanagh: 613 464 1000

DREAMS FOR SALE - CHOOSE WISELY… CHOOSE THE EMC - 16 - Thursday, June 27, 2013

Custom built split entry home w/approx 1700sqft of living space. 3+1beds, 2.5 baths. Finished lower level, lg deck & hot tub. $419,000. Call Paul Gordon: 613 390 2281

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REAL ESTATE

613-283-2121

www.c21smithsfalls.ca SELLING HOUSES... CREATING HOMES

Your Choice Realty Inc. Brokerage EACH OFFICE IS INDEPENDENTLY OWNED AND OPERATED

NEW PRICE

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LEGEND: ***Broker of Record **Broker *Sales Representative

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Your Choice Realty Inc. Brokerage EACH OFFICE IS INDEPENDENTLY OWNED AND OPERATED

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SATURDAY JUNE 29, 11:00AM-12:00PM

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SATURDAY JUNE 29, 12:30PM-1:30 PM

SATURDAY JUNE 29, 1:00 PM-2:00 PM

59 POONAMALIE RD - $144,000

1562 ELMGROVE RD, PERTH - $149,900

4 FORD CRES - $409,900

13556 CTY RD 15 – $330,000

HOSTESS: ANNA KOWALEWSKI* OPEN HOUSE

HOSTESS: JESSYKA AUCLAIR*

wendyhillier.com**

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SATURDAY JUNE 29, 1:00 PM-2:00 PM

1048 CTY RD 16 – $279,900

HOSTESS: ANNA KOWALEWSKI*

wendyhillier.com**

NEW PRICE

SATURDAY JUNE 29, 2:00 PM-3:00 PM

7515 ROGER STEVENS RD – $144,900 HOSTESS: JESSYKA AUCLAIR*

Kevin Grimes Broker of Record 613-283-2121

Team

Jacalyn Feenstra Broker 613-283-2121

371 STONE RD. - $389,900

143 RIDEAU FERRY RD. – $299,900

101 CTY RD. 8 - $77,900

wendyhillier.com**

14 RIVER ST. - $164,900

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Francine Rever Sales Representative 613-285-7274

Andrea Geauvreau Sales Representative 613-296-3309

Jessyka Auclair Sales Representative 613-283-2121

Lisa Ritskes Sales Representative 613-285-6611

Anna Kowalewski Sales Representative 613-875-7842

Wendy Hillier Broker 613-285-4476

Jennifer McCleery Sales Representative 613-283-2121

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SUNDAY, JUNE 30 2PM - 4 PM 389 Dufferin Street, Carleton Place

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SUNDAY, JUNE 30 2PM - 4 PM 302 Giles Road

Wonderful adult style row unit in move-in condition. 2 bedrooms, main flr. laundry. Patio doors to deck and backyard. Brand new air conditioning.

Completely renovated Century Farm House on 3 acres. Hardwood floors, gorgeous kitchen with Granite tops. Deep windows, 3 bay drive shed + more!

$269,900ÊUʓÃ›ÊnÇÎә™ Marly Burke

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$109,900ÊUʓÃ›ÊnÇ{x£Î John Coburn L A ION EPT E EXC VALU

104 Barrach Street

207 Gore Street Completely renovated home with finished lower level including full bath, gas fireplace, L-shaped family room and laundry area. Hardwood throughout including bdrms. Separate area for indoor inground pool. $299,900ÊUʓÃ›ÊnÇxÈ{Ç

277 Joes Lake Tall Pines surround this 2 Bdrm Cottage & Bunk House. 126 ft. of waterfront. Vaulted Ceiling, Screened porch, wood stove & more!

$277,900ÊUʓÃ›ÊnÇ{n£Ó Karen Duncan

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140 Timberwood Drive

$329,000ÊUʓÃ›ÊnÈÓÈäÇ Jeff Wilson

$699,900ÊUʓÃ›ÊnÇäÓÓÓ Jeff Wilson

John Coburn Broker

Rhonda Brunke Sales Representative

191 Ottawa Street 3 bdrm brick home on deep lot. Renovated with new kitchen and laundry area.

$239,900 Jason Coleman

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1075 Drummond Con 9A

If you are the discrimiating purchaser looking for an upscale bungalow, c/w all the hi-tech modern conveniences, this is the home for you.

Gerry Coleman Broker

$319,900ÊUʓÃ›ÊnÇ{ÇäÓ John Coburn

Beautiful, well maintained 3 bdrm bungalow on approx. 1.7 acres. Lovely deck to enjoy those quiet evenings.

Come and visit the friendly village of Franktown and see what this immaculate Cape Cod has to offer. Large 3 bed, 3 bath.

Robin J. Ferrill Broker of Record

30 Hackberry Trail Nearly new Cardel Goldleaf model townhome with fully fenced yard. Open concept design, ensuite bathroom, garage and much more.

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239 Park Crescent Very well kept 2 bedroom mobile home in Rockhaven Park. Natural gas fireplace, central air, hi-eff. gas furnace, large deck with awning. Enclosed porch & more.

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$167,500ÊUʓÃ›ÊnÈÈn£ÈÊ Robin Ferrill E R AC RM 3/4 13 BBY FA HO

0 Balmoral Drive

Fabulous 2-1/2 acre lot in prestigeous Beckenridge subdivision. Excellent price, buy & build your dream home

144 Gardiner Shore This was a new build, lot a reno’d cottage, well septic, stunning views and always immaculate, paved road & great shareline.

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REGIONAL ROUND-UP Any community organization based in our circulation area wishing to list an event of community interest is invited to submit a description of 25 words or less in writing. Admissions or event costs, will not be included. Deadline is Monday at 4:30 p.m. prior to publication date. This service is provided free of charge. Events will be listed no more than two weeks in advance. Write, EMC, P.O. Box 158, Smiths Falls, Ont. K7A 4T1, or fax at 613-283-5909 or e-mail: jmichaelis@theemc.ca OR lgilligan@perfprint.ca. Items will be edited as necessary. Please include name, address and phone number.

Augusta Street Park Community Committee live music concerts in July (all 5 Wednesdays). Augusta Park. 6 p.m. BBQ July 3, 17, 31 by Almonte Civitan Club. Potluck July 10, 24. Mills’ Seniors Services, General Diners Lunch, Tuesday, July 9, enjoy a picnic lunch at the scenic riverside in Blakeney. Call 613-2564700 to reserve your seat on the bus. Mills’ Seniors Services, Picnic at a Cottage on Lake, Wednesday, July 3. Call 613-256-4700 to reserve your seat on the bus.

Blooming Arts & Garden Tour, Saturday, July 6, 10-4. Tickets at CP Nursery, Reids, Blossom Shop, Floral Boutique. Country Music, Sat. June 30, 3-7, “Barry & Jude” and Ray Adams. Army Navy & Air Force Hall, 315 Townline Rd. E. Everyone welcome. Seniors 50 & over, join the Sunset Club for fun and games, trips, etc. Meeting at Legion, 1 p.m. every Wednesday. Info: 257-8102.

KEMPTVILLE Delicious Roast Pork Dinner, served by the Odd Fellows & Rebekah Lodges, Odd Fellows Hall, 119 Clothier St East, June 30, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Info: 613-258-2258. North Grenville Photography Club meet the first Wednesday of every month at the Old Fire Hall on Reuben Cres. Topics for July 3, Results presentation of Black & White, and Sports photography contests. Info ngphotoclub.ca

LANARK Civitan Old Tyme Country Talent Night Dinner & Dance. Last Friday of every month, dinner 6 p.m., music 7:30-11:30 p.m. Contact Vic (613)259-5610. Community Home Support, Lanark County, hosts a Diner’s Club, first Wednesday of the month at Foy Hall, 12 noon. Info/reservations call 613-259-5412. Fun and Fitness Wednesdays 9:30-10:30 am. St Andrew’s United Church. Info: Kara (613)259-2182. Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 395, Lanark. Canada Day Steak BBQ, Sunday July 1st. BBQ to start at 4 p.m. Music throughout afternoon. Come help celebrate!

MERRICKVILLE June 28- Legion Dinner and Dance. Pork dinner 6 p.m. (Tickets on sale at 5 p.m. First come/first serve basis). Entertainment: Tony Davy. LEGO Club, Saturday, June 29, 1 p.m. Merrickville Library. Ages 5-12. StoryTime, ages 6 & under. Fridays 10 a.m. Theme: June 28, Summer. Merrickville Library. Info: 613-269-3326.

PAKENHAM Pakenham Canada Day Parade June 30th, 7:00 pm Main Street. Pakenham & District Civitan Club will be collecting items for the Lanark County Food Bank.

PERTH Brain Injury- Moving on Group, meet at 1 Sherbrooke St., the second and last Wednes-

day of each month, 10 a.m.-noon. Info: Kathy (613)283-7795. Bridge, Perth Duplicate Bridge Club meets 7:00 p.m. every Thursday evening at McMartin House, 125 Gore St. E. For partnership contact Bert Picard 613-267-5305. Calvin United Church annual strawberry social, Thursday, June 27, 6 p.m. Canada Day Celebration, Legion Br 244, 26 Beckwith St E. July 1. Featuring the band Long Sault Trio from McDonalds Corners and a BBQ. Doors open at 1, band from 2-5. CPHC (Community and Primary Health Care) Seniors Heartwise Fitness Classes, 50+. Every Tuesday, 11 a.m., Perth Civitan Club. Aerobic/Strength/Stretch. Certified instructors. Please drop in. One-on-one computer help for beginners. Friday June 28, 10 am-noon at the Perth & District Union Public Library. Sign up for a half hour tutoring session, (613)267-1224. Rideau Trail Association, Saturday, July 6 Rideau Trail Hike, Level 2, 10 km. Foley Mountain to Sand Lake and on to Old Bob’s Lookout and return. Meet 9 a.m. Conlon Farm. 613-2560817 (hmrob@storm.ca) Rideau Trail Association Saturday, June 29 Canoe Trip, Level 2, 12 km round trip. Upstream on Mississippi River from Ferguson Falls. Bring lunch, water, safety kit, life jackets, etc. Meet 9 a.m. Leaders: Howard and Mary Robinson, 613256-0817 (hmrob@storm.ca) Social Bridge- Mc Martin House, 125 Gore St., East, every Friday afternoon. 613-267-3952. Splash! Wildwood Forest! Age 4-12. Join Range Patsy as she discovers the untamed nature of God! Wednesdays 1-4, from July 11-August 21. Call Asbury Free Methodist Church. Details 613-267-2345. Strawberry Social and Band Concert. Stewart Park, Thurs. June 27, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Bring own chairs. Fresh strawberries, ice cream, cake, lemonade. Sponsor: Perth Rotary Club. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Tuesdays 5 p.m. at Community Care. Info: Barbara 613-267-2040.

RURAL 4 hand euchre, Wednesday, July 3, 7:30 p.m. Montague Seniors Hall, Rosedale. Good prizes, good food. (613)284-1074. ABC Association Cheese Fundraiser. Taking orders now- pickup July 20, 9-11 a.m. ABC Hall, Bolingbroke, 3166 Bolingbroke Rd. 613273-3781. Orders also taken at garage sale June 29 at the hall. Anniversary Service for Wolford Cemetery and Church on Sunday, June 30 at 2:30 p.m. Service will be conducted by Rev. Nancy Ritchie. Annual Bake Sale, Saturday, June 29, 9 a.m. Leeds Chapter 255, Order of the Eastern Star and Simpson Masonic Lodge Newboro, at the Masonic Hall, 26 Drummond Street (County Road 42) Newboro. Annual Bake Sale,Order of the Eastern Star and Simpson Masonic Lodge, Saturday, June 29, 9 AM. Masonic Hall, 26 Drummond St., Newboro. Annual Bass Lake Flotilla, July 1. Decorate your boat and join in the parade. Start time, 2 p.m. Annual BBQ and Strawberry Social, Guthrie United Church in Clayton. Saturday, June 29, noon-3. German sausages, hotdogs, strawberry shortcake and bake sale. Live music. Annual Dewar & Kennedy Cemeteries memorial service takes place June 30 at 2:30 p.m. Guest speaker: Rev. Mary Jane Allan. Please bring lawn chairs. If rain service will be at Ashton United Church. Annual Pie in the Sky & Country Market, Saturday July 6- Maberly Fairgrounds. Fresh, home-baked pies 8:00 am. Viewing of solar objects by high powered telescope. Sale of surplus building materials. Sponsor: Maberly Agricultural Society, 613-273-5069. Bake sale and yard sale, Bethel United Church, Rideau Ferry, July 6, 8-1. Coffee and muffins available. Something for everyone.

Bolingbroke Cafe (ABC Hall, 3166 County Rd. 36), July 5. Terry Tufts and Kathryn Briggs (8-10 p.m.). Canadian Hearing Society, Hearing Health Care Clinic, 10-1:30, Tuesday, July 9 at Guthrie House, 10 Perth Street, Elgin. For appointment call 613-498-3933 (toll free 1-866-498-3933). C.A.R.E. Program for frail adults. (Mondays, Lanark, North Lanark Community Health Center) and (Fridays, CPHC Building, 15 Bates Dr.). (613)264-0307. Community Garage Sale, ABC Hall Bolingbroke, 3166 Bolingbroke Rd., Saturday, June 29th, 8 a.m! Donations for the ABC Association tables greatly appreciated. Table bookings (inside or out) or to donate items, please call Glenn Russell 613-273-2571. C.P.H.C. formerly V.O.N. mobile clinic at the Town Hall, Westport. Open to anyone needing medical assistance. First Friday of every month, 9:30-2. Appointment (613)803-1710 or walk-in. Dinner & Movie Night, Clayton Community Hall, Linn Bower Lane, Clayton, July 5. Dinner 5:00-6:30 pm. Movie starts at 6:30 pm. Elgin United Church 2013 Summer Concert Series. “Gracenote” June 29. Electric blend of Contemporary Gospel music. 7:30 p.m. 613547-9519. Fifteenth anniversary of the Rideau Lakes Studio and Garden Tour. Saturday, June 29, Sunday 30 and Monday, July 1. in the Rideau Lakes district. Studios open 10-5. Info: Sherry 613-9283041. Forfar Strawberry Social- Sun. June 30. 4:30 p.m. until sold out. Forfar Community Hall. Hot home cooked meal (ham, scalloped potatoes, corn, salad, roll, berries, ice cream). Takeouts available. Fun and Fitness Mondays 9:30-10:30, Middleville Community Hall. Info: Kara (613)2592182. Fun and Fitness Thursdays 9:30-10:30, Ferguson Falls Hall. Info: Kara (613)259-2182. Fun and Fitness Thursdays 9:30-10:30, Middleville Hall. Info: Kara (613)259-2182. Fun and Fitness Wednesdays Lower Mobility Class, 1:30-2:30 p.m., North Lanark Community Health Centre. Info: Kara (613)259-2182. Leeds China Painters Show & Sale, July 6 (9-4), July 7 (11-4). Forfar Community Centre, 1544 County Rd 42, Forfar, K0V 1V0, 613-2838851. Oxford Mills Community Association invites you and your family to celebrate Canada Day in Oxford Mills, 11:30-4, July 1, Maplewood Park and Maplewood Hall. An afternoon of live local music kid’s games, vendors market, cake. Quilting & Sewing Club meets every Thursday, 10 a.m. Montague & District Seniors Forget-Me-Not Club, 658 Rosedale Rd S. Call (613)283-8482, (613)283-6240. Rideau Lakes Horticultural SocietyWednesday July 3rd, 7:15 pm. Portland Com-

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munity Hall. “Gardening Spots on the Internet” Carol Dunk. Ruby Tuesdays- information and support group for women. North Lanark Community Health Centre, every other Tuesday, 1:00-3:00. Info: Sherry (613)259-2182. Smoked Porkchop BBQ, Sunday, July 7, 4:30-6:30 p.m. (or sold out) Lombardy Agricultural Hall. A Lombardy Agricultural Society Fundraiser. Snow Road Snowmobile Club, Special Canada Day Breakfast, Saturday, June 29, 8-11 a.m. at Clubhouse, 1106 Gemmills Road. Home bake sale at this event. Snow Road Snowmobile Club Special Canada Day Breakfast, Saturday, June 29, 8-11 a.m. at clubhouse, 1106 Gemmills Rd. Everyone welcome. Strawberry Social Time! Sunday June 30, 2-4 p.m. 3840 Old Almonte Rd., Almonte. (The Herb Garden) Supporting the Therapeutic Riding Program. Tickets; Read’s Book Store, 613257-7121 x 238.

SMITHS FALLS 4 hand bid euchre, 7:30 p.m. Every second and fourth Monday every month. Seniors Activity Building, 61 Cornelia St., parking behind arena. Sponsor Harmony Club 162. 4 hand bid euchre, 7:30 p.m. Every second and fourth Monday every month. Seniors Activity Building, 61 Cornelia St., parking behind arena. Sponsor Harmony Club 162. Info: 613283-4684. 4 hand bid euchre, every Wednesday and Friday at 1:30 p.m. Senior’s Activity Building, 61 Cornelia St. Parking behind arena. Sponsor: Harmony Club 162. Info: (613)283-4684. 4 hand euchre, 7:30 p.m. 1st. Monday every month at Seniors Activity Building, 61 Cornelia St. Parking behind arena. Sponsor Harmony Club 162. Info: 613-283-4684. 4 hand euchre, 7:30 p.m. every Thursday, at Seniors Activity Building, 61 Cornelia St. Parking behind arena. Sponsor Harmony Club 162. Info: 613-283-4684. Bariatric Support Group, first Thursday of month, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at ‘The Link’, at 88

Cornelia St. W., #4A. Support and information regarding gastric by-pass surgery before and after. Info: (613)284-4608 or 1(877)383-2070. Bariatric Support Group, first Thursday of month, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at ‘The Link’, at 88 Cornelia St. W., #4A. Support and information regarding gastric by-pass surgery before and after. Info: (613)284-4608 or 1-877-383-2070. Bid Euchre 1st and 3rd Sunday every month. 1:30 p.m. Seniors Activity Building, 61 Cornelia St., parking behind arena. Sponsored by Harmony Club 162. Info 613-283-4684. Bingo, every Thursday evening, 7 p.m. Royal Canadian Legion Br 95. Info: 283-2690. Bridge Club every Monday night, Legion Br. 95, 7 Main St. E., 7 p.m. Partnership Terry Fagan, (613)283-6393. Carpet bowling every Thursday, 12:45 p.m. Seniors Activity Building, 61 Cornelia St. Parking behind arena. Sponsor: Harmony Club 162. Info: (613)283-4684. Duplicate Bridge, Tuesday, July 2, Legion, starting at 1 p.m. Partnership Terry Fagan 613283-6393. EA- Emotions Anonymous- 12-step organization working toward recovery from emotional difficulties (marriage, children, grief, etc). Meetings (every Tuesday)- July 2, 7 p.m. Salvation Army Church (side door). (613)283-0960. Family Fun Bingo, Sunday, July 7, 1-4 p.m. RCAF Hall, 44 Abbott St N. Info: 613-2840305. Floor Shuffle Board. 10 a.m. Every Tuesday and Wednesday. Seniors Activity Building. Parking behind arena. Beginners welcome. Sponsor: Harmony Club 162. (613)283-4684. Helix Triples Tournament. July 3, 9:30 a.m. Smiths Falls Lawn Bowling Club. Jamboree, Open Stage, June 30, Music 1-6:30 p.m. dinner at 5, Pulled Pork. Legion Br 95. Guest and public welcome. Pancake & Sausage Breakfast. Sunday June 30, 9 am-1 pm. Knights of Columbus Hall. Info 613-283-1550, 613-283-2098. Steak BBQ, Saturday, June 29, 5-9 p.m. RCAF Hall, 44 Abbott St N. Info: 613-2840305. Vine Rhymes, Smiths Falls songwriters, poets and story tellers, meet monthly for encouragement and support. Come share your gift. Info: Helen (613)284-2243.


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Heat waves endanger millions of Ontarians living with lung disease EMC News – For the 2.4 million (one in five) Ontarians living with a serious lung disease such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or lung cancer, this week’s extreme heat isn’t just uncomfortable – it can be dangerous. The risk of experiencing serious breathing difficulties increases dramatically during extreme weather, including the severe heat forecast for this week. The effects of smog, heat and humidity can sometimes be felt well before a smog alert is issued. The lungs become more sensitive, causing flare-ups that often mean a visit to the emergency department or even a stay in hospital. Even people who do not have lung disease may experience difficulty breathing in extreme heat conditions or when smog levels are high. During very hot and humid weather, when outdoor air quality is poor, the Ontario Lung Association recommends that you: • Stay indoors in an air-conditioned place with good indoor air quality; • Keep your blinds and curtains closed to keep out the sun’s heat. At night, if you don’t have air-conditioning and outdoor air pollution is low, open your windows to let the cool air in; • Listen to air quality and humidity Submitted photo (Humidex) advisories; • Keep outdoor activity to a minimum and consider exercising indoors EMC News – The Beach House in Perth held an open cancer research. Pictured are Nancy James, Alissa in a cool, clean environment. Schedule outdoor activity at a time when heat house last month where $700 was raised for breast Ballantyne, Tracey Stead and Chrystine Moreau.

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More musical tales from the belly of the big city So our wander around downtown Toronto brought us some memorable musical moments, some new friends and venues to check out again. Upcoming events Sam Ferrara pulled it off beautifully. Very tasty. As we enjoyed their set, an older woman entered, quickly quipped with the band between songs and headed further into the bar to where we were seated and asked if she could join us. At the break, as we chatted, her eyes expanded to saucers as I told her we were from Perth. Right here in the heart of multicultural Toronto, this lass tells us she grew up in Westport and still has a cabin near there. She had been up to Festival of the Maples in Perth this year and we compared notes on who we knew in common. Janet Goodfellow apparently left Westport at 18 years of age, now lives in the Kensington area, and the Rattlesnake Choir recently surprised her by playing in her home for her 70th birthday. She asked me to put in a good word (and a CD) to Seamus Cowan at the Cove Inn for Rattlesnake Choir and I’ll be doing just that. Small world… We moved on, walking up Augusta St. and turning right on College where we entered The Free Times Cafe to catch someone we’d seen many times at the Ontario Council of Folk Festival Conferences we attend. We were there to see the Russell Leon Band and were tickled upon arrival to see a musician friend we hadn’t seen in years was opening. Roman Riccio is a singer/songwriter of true musical lineage. His father Pat Riccio Jr. was musical director and keyboard player for Anne Murray and his grandfather was a wonderful saxophone player who had his own Pat Riccio Orchestra in Toronto when I was growing up. It was nice to see Roman plying his trade again, this time backed vocally by Caitlin September. It was quite enjoyable as was Russell Leon. I always feel at home in this venue though I don’t get there often. It’s always special. I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention having run into a friend, one of Toronto’s longstanding promoter/publicists, not at one but three of the music events we attended. Richard Flohil was publicist for Downchild Blues Band for 39 years and was the creative genius who brought BB King to Canada for the first time as well as many other greats. I seem to run into him whenever I’m in Toronto. Case in point: When I would arrive on rare Monday nights to the Orbit Room upstairs on College in Toronto to hear Sisters Euclid, one of “guitar-for-hire” Kevin Breit’s bands who would start at 10:30 p.m., most times, there would be Richard. He often comes up to Stewart Park Festival “because he loves the intimacy of it.” He’s currently writing a book of his memoirs which I can’t wait to read. Not bad for someone being 79 years young.

Sunday, June 29: At 7:30 p.m., St. Paul’s United Church in Perth, presents an amazing 40-voice Toronto women’s choir, Cantores Celestes, who are kicking off their 25th anniversary celebrations by performing at St. Paul’s

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on the road, night after night. A bonus came when the Wailers introduced musical friends from the East Coast – Bathurst, New Brunswick – Barry Cooke on keys and vocals and Marc Doucet on guitar who added nicely to the mix and had both sat in on previous recordings. Maple Blues Award winner – Shirley Jackson joined for a few tunes on sax and vocals which was pretty sweet, too. The highlight for me though was this: Just as they were setting up, an old acquaintance strolled on in. Paul DeLong has been an indemand drummer for years and played Stewart Park Festival backing Carlos Del Junco and others, has previously played with Kim Mitchell, Doug Riley, Dominic Troiano, and Tom Scott, to name a few. In recent years he’s played musical theatre, doing the Lion King, Hairspray, Rent and Hair in the US and Canada. He shared his excitement at being there because he now teaches at Humber College, where all the Wailers met in the music program. He was so thrilled to be there to watch Lindsay and how far the band has come. I’ve seen them for the past three years and I’ve got to agree, I just can’t believe how great a sound and show these players have put together. Whew! They’re coming to Stewart Park Festival this year so you’ve got a great opportunity to catch one of Canada’s up and coming great blues bands. It was especially a treat to see Paul sit in during some of the evening when Lindsay got up to play some smoking electric guitar (hey, it was her birthday and she wanted to show us her new toy)! Jesse Whiteley sat in on keys too, which was the icing on the cake for that evening. After surviving two days of intense meetings it was great to be able to wander late Saturday afternoon from our hotel, relaxing through back streets over to a hole in the wall pub I’ve heard about for years but never had an opportunity to visit. We strolled west from the hotel and ended up in Kensington Market, one of the true epicentres of multiculturalism in all its varied colours, tastes, smells and soundscapes. Graffiti’s is on Baldwin, near Augusta, and isn’t very big but has some wonderful talent flowing through it. We lucked in on hearing Rattlesnake Choir. Actually they’re normally a five-piece but we were entertained heartily by John Borra – singer/songwriter/ guitarist who’s past has seen him doing time in the punk scene as a kid, later playing with Ron Sexsmith and Jim Cuddy’s band before heading to more independent roots interests. Fiddle-master Miranda Mulholland (Bowfire, Belle Starr, among others) also provides vocals to Borra’s lead. Now how many times do you walk into a bar and witness a percussion player pull out and effectively utilize cheese graters, a set of three slinkys or a singing saw (the edge of a bent handsaw being bowed)? Well, percussionist

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EMC Lifestyle – I don’t know about you but often its unique musical moments that I remember most and on a recent trip to Toronto, I happened onto several. A relatively short streetcar ride took us from our hotel to the unique Cameron House, (northwest corner of Queen St. W and Cameron St.) where Corin Raymond & The Sundowners (Treasa Levasseur – accordion, piano, vocals; David Baxter – guitar, mandolin, vocals; Brian Kobayakawa – upright bass) were playing for their weekly 6 to 8 p.m. gig. Corin established some notoriety this past year by totally funding his latest double CD – Paper Nickels (complete with 144-page booklet outlining the caper) with Canadian Tire (CT) money. He found a recording studio willing to take CT money at par and, through an incredible response of CTC money donated from fans across the country, all via social media, including TV and radio interviews across North America, he was able to record some of his favourite songs written by like-minded musicians. Those troubadours who write, play and promote their own music wherever they can, without the luxury of record company support or radio play. Corin is a songwriter of major proportions. His last CD in 2009, entitled There Will Always Be A Small Time, was my favourite that year and I continually hear other troubadours performing his songs in their set. We were lucky to catch them as they announced this was their last Thursday gig at the Cameron for a while as they were on the road most of the summer. I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention the wonderful guitar work by David Baxter and all the tasty additions by Treasa and Brian. It’s always a memorable experience. While at the Cameron, I ran into Tom Parker who I’ve seen in various groups over the years including The Backstabbers, Lickin’ Good Fried and most recently Tom Parker & the American Pour. Both our roots are based in Owen Sound in that my parents used to dance to his grandparents band there in their courtship. It was in this same locale a few years ago I actually shared this historical family anecdote with my daughter and was able to introduce her to Tom. Tom introduced me to Devin Cuddy, Jim Cuddy of Blue Rodeo’s son, who I’ve heard play piano several times sitting in with other groups at the Cameron. Might I suggest you check this young man out for his own abilities because I know you’ll be as impressed as I’ve been. A quick trip got us back to Monarch’s Pub, in the Delta Chelsea (soon to become the Eaton Chelsea) where the 24th St Wailers were just back from an western Tour and ready to unwind and celebrate drummer Lindsay Beaver’s birthday. I especially love it when I’m able to catch a group just getting back from a tour because their show is usually especially tight and filled with all the great little nuances they’ve developed while

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Virtually everyone has memories of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II EMC Lifestyle – It seems every year is an anniversary of some significance for Queen Elizabeth II. Hardly surprising given the fact she has been on the throne for 61 years and five months. She is Head of State of the United Kingdom and 15 other Commonwealth realms including Canada. No matter where you live I believe it is safe to say Queen Elizabeth is the most familiar face on the planet. Her lengthy reign is now closing in on the all-time record for a British monarch set by her great, great grandmother Queen Victoria who died in 1901 at age 81. Victoria reigned for 63 years and seven months. That is the longest tenure for any female monarch in history. Queen Elizabeth seems ageless. Her husband and consort Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, just turned 92. He continues to suffer through significant health problems. Although her schedule has been somewhat reduced in recent times the Queen continues to maintain a busy public life that belies her 87 years. Three weeks ago, while the Duke of Edinburgh was undergoing exploratory surgery in a London clinic, his wife visited the new headquarters of the venerable British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in Central London. I am an unashamed Monarchist. Not surprising perhaps considering that I was born the same year a young Princess Elizabeth succeeded her father King George VI who succumbed to lung cancer at the young age of 56. Like most spouses, my wife Kathleen and I don’t see eye-to-eye on every subject. She is more of a Republican than I am. In other words she is less supportive

of the institution of the monarchy. Although I believe her opinion has changed somewhat based on our many visits to the UK and the obvious importance this tradition holds for the island nation. The economic impact of the monarchy is hugely significant. Last year major celebrations were held to mark Queen Elizabeth’s ascension to the throne 60 years earlier. The exact date was Feb. 6, 1952 the day of her father’s untimely passing. The observances included a 1,000boat pageant on the River Thames in Central London. The next day there was a massively attended Diamond Jubilee concert outside Buckingham Palace, the Queen’s London residence. Hundreds of thousands packed ‘The Mall’, the main boulevard leading to the palace, wearing royal masks, waving Union flags and cheering wildly. A star-studded cast of musicians including Sir Paul McCartney, Sir Elton John (both knighted by the Queen at different times) and American singer Stevie Wonder performed and a spectacular fireworks display wrapped up the spectacular. If you like long-running anniversaries, Queen Elizabeth’s is the prototype! Coronation The year 2013 marks the 60th anniversary of her coronation. The event in 1953 was the biggest public spectacle in the British Isles since the end of the Second World War just eight years earlier. The people of Great Britain were still living on rations at the time and went to considerable trouble to hoard enough precious foodstuffs to provide for coronation cakes and celebratory meals.

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The actual ceremony was held on June 2, 1953 at Westminster Abbey. In front of more than 8,000 guests, including prime ministers and heads of state from around the Commonwealth, Queen Elizabeth II took the coronation oath and was formally crowned. Shouts of “God Save the Queen” echoed through the streets of historic London amid the firing of salutes in honour of the big occasion. Early this month, on June 3 to be exact, a service was held at the historic abbey to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the coronation. The service included much of the music used during the service six decades earlier. I followed news coverage of the anniversary service. The 2,000 who attended the Westminster Abbey event included former choirboys and maids of honour from the original ceremony. A total of 25 members of the royal family were on hand. Obviously it is a very different royal family today. One image that particularly struck me was a newspaper photograph of the Queen beaming at her daughter-in-law Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, the wife of her eldest child and heir apparent Prince Charles. Few people will be unaware of Camilla’s role as Charles’ second wife and

the scandal that accompanied his divorce from the late, much-loved Princess Diana, the mother of his two sons. To say the least Her Majesty, the Duke of Edinburgh and most British citizens were “not amused” by the events which led up to Charles eventual marriage to Camilla. That despite the fact the ceremony was a quiet affair, held long after Princess Diana’s death in the tragic Paris automobile crash in August 1997. My, how times have changed! Despite the trials and tribulations of the royal family I think it can be fairly said that the Queen Elizabeth remains one of the most popular figures in British history. A woman who is respected, even revered, in countries around the world. Many of us, especially people like me who grew up and became much older during her long and successful reign, have their own memories of the Queen. I am an Ottawa native and therefore there were many chances to see her in person. Ottawa, the nation’s capital, has hosted so many visits by Her Majesty over the course of 60 years. Canada has been a favourite destination for the Queen. In fact she has visited Canada 24 times, the most official visits she has made to any nation in the world as queen. Her first full visit was in October 1957 and her most recent was in late June and early July 2010. For the record, if you count brief visits including refueling stops, she has been to Canada an astounding 31 times. That total includes a tour of seven provinces in 1951 on behalf of her ailing father while she was still Princess Elizabeth. I have seen her in person twice in Ottawa. I vividly remember standing in

front of Rideau Hall in October 1964 with my parents and two of my three siblings (my youngest sister wasn’t born yet) and seeing the smiling Queen as her limousine drove slowly past. We were standing near the main gate of the Governor General’s official residence. Her 1964 tour was held despite threats made against her by the Quebec-based separatist organization which went by the acronym FLQ. Undeterred, the Queen came to Canada anyone albeit amid tight security. In the 1970s (October 1977 I believe) Kathy and I saw the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh while we were attending an Ottawa Rough Riders (Canadian Football League) game at Lansdowne Park. We had a very good look at her, through binoculars, as she dutifully sat through the first half of the Rough Riders’ game at Lansdowne Park during yet another visit to Ottawa. Something tells me she isn’t a big CFL fan? No matter what you think of the Queen and the monarchy it is impossible to ignore the fact that she is an iconic figure whose reign covered nearly half the 20th Century and has extended well into the 21st, the so-called “New Millennium.” Given her apparent good health, there is a strong likelihood she will eclipse Queen Victoria’s reign. I’m sure many of you have personal memories of Queen Elizabeth II? I would be pleased if you would share them with me by email. Your memories might even make another column! If you have any comments or questions for Jeff Maguire he can be reached by email at: jeffrey.maguire@rogers. com.

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LAWS salutes volunteer for over 30 years dedication to organization By LORI CLARKSON

EMC Lifestyle – Congratulations to one of our phenomenal volunteers, Frances Batoff, who was presented with an Ontario Volunteer Service Award on Tuesday, June 18 in Kingston. She received an award acknowledging 30-plus years of dedicated service to the support of LAWS. Congratulations Frances and thank you for all you do for the animals! The Ontario Volunteer Service Award recognizes individuals for continuous years of commitment and dedicated service to an organization.

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Charlie Charlie may be an odd name for a girl, but that’s what she is. She’s a five-year-old surrender with mainly red long hair and lovely greenish eyes. She has a white mane, like a little lion.

Scooter Scooter is a tiny brown and white cat. She was very fearful at first and almost like a feral cat. It’s amazing the positive changes she made since she found out that most people are nice to her. She even turns over to I brushed her this week and the be belly rubbed and that’s after only loves the attention as she loves to about three weeks. She loves to visit her other cat friends in the other cat look pretty for her next owner.

run. Because she’s so small, she wig- playing with toys. He likes other gles herself through the gate to visit cats, too. and after she’s tired of her visit she hurries back to her own spot. We’re Decoy sure you’ll love this little kitty. What an amazing calico female cat. She’s absolutely stunning; the Winston picture does not do justice. Decoy is Winston is a very friendly, easygo- very friendly, clean, loves other cats ing, large grey/white male cat. Win- and would be an asset to your houseston is wondering why he’s not been hold. picked up yet. LAWS (Lanark Animal Welfare SoHe’s very good looking, clean, ciety) is located on Glenview Road, well groomed and ready for his next just off Highway 43, about 2 kilomeadventure. He loves attention and tres west of Smiths Falls. The shelter is open Monday to Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Write to us at P.O. Box 156, Smiths Falls, ON K7A 4T1 or contact us at 613-283-9308, or email at shelter@lanarkanimals.ca. Visit our website at www.lanarkanimals.ca. Please also check out www. AdoptADog.TV featuring some of our canines up for adoption. If you have lost a dog or cat please check our website or phone or visit the shelter. If you have found a dog or cat please visit our website to find the number of your local animal control officer.

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EMC News – Soon the skateboarders and bikers of Mississippi Mills will have a place to call their very own with the construction of the Almonte Skatepark. At a recent event held at TYPS in Almonte, the design of the future park was unveiled while excited teens snapped pictures of it with their smartphones and chatted amongst themselves about how “wicked” or “awesome” it is going to be. The skatepark, which was designed by Spectrum Skateparks from Vancouver, B.C., will be 7,150 square feet of concrete, ramps and rails, according to Calvin Murphy, Mississippi Mills parks and recreation pro-

grammer and Sarah Robertson, head of fund development. “It’s really for the younger population, or at least the young at heart,” said Robertson. “It will be a place for them to go and be active, since much of Almonte is not really skateboard-friendly.” The park is approved to be located in Gemmill Park, and will cost just over $300,000. The money for the park will be raised mainly through fundraisers spearheaded by Robertson and local youth, grants and corporate sponsorship. “The youth have already started their own independent (fundraising) plan,” said Robertson. The team hopes to break ground for the skatepark in the spring of next year.

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EMC Events – Seniors living in Beckwith Township are invited to attend a complimentary buffet breakfast this Canada Day – Monday, July 1. Sponsored by Topps Environment Solutions, the affair runs from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Brunton Community Hall, 1702 9th Line. In order to smooth the progress of catering requirements, registration is required. Contact the municipal

The design for the new Almonte Skatepark was recently unveiled. Above, members of the Almonte Junior Civitan Club present a cheque for $250 to put towards the project. Left, the design for the park, done by Spectrum Skateparks from Vancouver, B.C., was unveiled at TYPS on June 18.

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EMC News â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Three new pilot projects were revealed at the annual general meeting of Valley Heartland Community Futures Development Corporation (CFDC) June 19. The meeting, which was held over breakfast at Fultonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Pancake House in Pakenham, covered the accomplishments of the corporation over the last year. Valley Heartland CFDC is a not-for-profit organization run by a volunteer board of directors and aims to improve the communities of Lanark and North Leeds by providing business loans, counseling and coaching along with supporting development and strategic planning. Susan Fournier, the corporationâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s executive director, gave a presentation outlining the companyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s progress throughout the year and unveiled three new pilot programs that they will roll out this coming year. One of the programs the Valley Heartland CDFC will begin is called Student Entrepreneurs Excel (SEE). This project will aim to assist post-secondary students start small businesses by providing microloans of up to $10,000 and mentors or coaches to give their expertise on the initiative. The students will also be provided with workshops to build needed skills. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This program also helps with youth retention,â&#x20AC;? said Fournier.

â&#x20AC;&#x153;Students who have taken advantage of similar programs in other areas have tended to stay within that area.â&#x20AC;? Another program being rolled out this year is STEP: Sustainable Tourism Empowerment Pathway. This program will provide microloans to encourage people, especially those on social assistance, to create small businesses in the tourism sector. Fournier explained that many communities have tourism wish lists â&#x20AC;&#x201C; like wishing for more food or craft vendors along the river â&#x20AC;&#x201C; that can be filled using this program. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This program can be used by a person with a specific skills set,â&#x20AC;? she said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Say one man is really good at making wooden paddles, well he can set up a stand selling paddles.â&#x20AC;? Mentors or coaches and workshops to strengthen skills will also be provided for those who take part in STEP. The program is designed to enhance the tourism offering within the region. The final program unveiled by the Valley Heartland CFDC is WELL: Women Entrepreneurs of Lanark and North Leeds. This program is designed to assist women entrepreneurs grow their businesses. Micro-loans will be available for women who want to begin a homebased business, while business loans will be available for established women entrepreneurs to grow their existing businesses.

The option to have a mentor or coach will be available but will not be mandatory as with the other two programs. These programs will be added to the corporationâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s existing services, which include a contribution program where a person will receive a contribution back after their project has been completed, either up to 75 per cent for a notfor-profit business or 50 per cent for a private sector business. This past year, Valley Heartland CFDC had 192 serious inquires which resulted in 35 loans, for a total of $900,000. They also created 30 new jobs and maintained another 138. Since 1980 the corporation has created over 1,200 jobs and maintained over 3,000, while giving out over $14 million in term loans from an initial federal investment over only $2 million. For more information on the Valley Heartland CFDC, visit www. valleycfdc.com.

Susan Fournier, executive director of Valley Heartland Community Futures Development Corporation (CFDC), gave a presentation on how the corporation has been doing for the past year, and unveiled three new pilot programs: SEE, STEP and WELL.

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New strategic plan for Carleton Place and District Memorial Hospital By TARA GESNER tgesner@perfprint.ca

EMC News â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Carleton Place and District Memorial Hospitalâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s (CPDMH) new five-year strategic plan has been inspired by the people and the communities that it serves, states Toni Surko, chief executive officer (CEO). Surko outlined the plan during the hospitalâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 58th annual general meeting (AGM) at ZionMemorial United Church last Wednesday evening, June 19 (see separate story). By way of a strategic plan, an organization defines its strategy or direction, and makes decisions on allocating its resources to pursue this strategy. Over the last seven-month period CPDMH went to great lengths to listen to its staff and the people it serves, to ensure its resources were focused in the right direction. â&#x20AC;&#x153;In a nutshell our strategic process was really quite simple,â&#x20AC;? said Surko. We wanted to focus on the most important issues, question the status quo, produce a direction document, and translate it into an annual operating plan.â&#x20AC;?

ues,â&#x20AC;? said the CEO. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We felt that they were strong and still relevant.â&#x20AC;? CARE: C ÂŹâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; compassionate, consistent, courteous and confidential; A â&#x20AC;&#x201C; advocates for delivering accessible and accountable services; R â&#x20AC;&#x201C; respectful and encouraging of decisions based on individual rights and community resources; and E â&#x20AC;&#x201C; efficient, equitable, dedicated to a safe environment and excellence. â&#x20AC;&#x153;When we looked at our strategic direction, the number one direction was to optimize patient access to services,â&#x20AC;? said Surko. Direction two: Lead the way in quality and safety. The third direction is to be a responsive, integration leader. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Strategic direction four is to create healthy, innovative teams to action our mission for today and tomorrow,â&#x20AC;? said Surko. â&#x20AC;&#x153;That is our human resource plan.â&#x20AC;? The final direction is to secure a strong, sustainable future. The CEO explained as CPDMH rolls out its strategic priorities, patient-centred care would remain its touchstone. It is an exciting time for CPDMH. In June 2012 the board of directors of the Champlain Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) voted unanimously to endorse CPDMHâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s program model for its redevelopment plan. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We continue to work in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to work through the stages of the capital planning process,â&#x20AC;? said Surko. The communication strategy for the hospitalâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s new strategic plan will be rolled out in the next six months.

ed surveys, resulting in valuable feedback for the hospital. The surveys from physicians identified the following priorities: invest in the hospital infrastructure; enhanced imaging and computed tomography (CT); strong political platform and connectivity with physiciansâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; offices; and health prevention and health promotion. The priorities for the hospitalâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s community partners: greater advocacy for the health-care needs of specific populations â&#x20AC;&#x201C; mental health and addictions, chronic disease, palliative care and seniors; optimized primary care access and collaboration; opportunities for the health of the partnership; and health prevention and health promotion. Patients needed access to more physicians and specialists and access to diagnostic imaging, CT and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). â&#x20AC;&#x153;They talked about driving into Ottawa and long wait times,â&#x20AC;? said Surko. Further services were requested for seniors and people with diabetes, congestive heart failure, respiratory disease, mental health, cancer

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and no kidney function (dialysis necessary). In the development of its strategic plan, the community asked the hospital to think about the significant commercial growth and residential development following the expansion of Highway 7, as well as the increased use of local services by residents of west Ottawa. â&#x20AC;&#x153;For some in our community it is a sore spot,â&#x20AC;? said Surko. â&#x20AC;&#x153;However, many said we must consider how we accommodate this growth.â&#x20AC;? Other issues raised included health system sustainability challenges, funding opportunities (shared resources with other communities, hospitals and private sector partnerships), revenue generating activities, retirement beds, high percentage of seniors, mental health illness and chronic disease, health-care wait times, transition challenges, home care support, health promotion and prevention strategies, and advances in technology. Surko said CPDMH looks forward to working together with partners and the hospital teams to ensure the delivery of outstanding care and an exceptional patient experience.

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Shared, county-wide speed sign ‘dead in the water’ By DESMOND DEVOY desmond.devoy@metroland.com

EMC News – One speed sign to unite them all? Not anymore. The county’s second-hand, shared, speed sign has warned its last motorist about going over the posted speed limit, and has been put out to pasture. And there seems to be no burning desire to go down the road of sharing a trailer-mounted unit around again. “The status on the current sign is that it is out of service,” said Neil Fennell from Tay Valley Township, and chair of the county’s speed sign committee. “It is likely history,” and beyond sense repairing, he told the Lanark County association of police services boards quarterly meeting at the Mississippi Mills council chambers on Wednesday, June 5. “The shared sign concept is, I believe, dead in the water,” said Fennell. “Essentially, it is a discontinu-

ance of the unit.” “We have to dispose of it as an asset,” said Insp. Gerry Salisbury, detachment commander for the Lanark County OPP. Going around the room, many communities expressed their interest to, essentially, go it alone when it came buying speed signs. • Carleton Place: Has purchased its own. • Mississippi Mills: Will purchase its own. • Tay Valley Township: Will purchase its own. Has resolved not to join any county-wide speed sign purchase. • Perth: Will utilize the former Perth Police Service speed sign that it still has in its arsenal. • Montague Township: Will not be purchasing a sign at this time. • Drummond/North Elmsley: Will not be continuing on with the county-wide program. • Lanark Highlands Township: Will purchase a trailer-mounted unit, a decision passed by their com-

mittee-of-the-whole on Tuesday, June 4. • Beckwith Township: Will buy a sign on its own, but is still determining. Has discussed a joint program with Montague. Repealed The protocol governing the county-wide speed sign was then repealed, and will go back to the individual PSBs for their dismissal off of the books. Fennell asked Salisbury if a township/town operated unit could be affixed with OPP stickers and decals for extra authenticity. “Not unless it is a unit that is identified by us, insured, tagged,” said Salisbury. “The short answer would be no, unless it is donated,” to the OPP. The speed sign subcommittee was also wound up at the meeting. “I don’t see a purpose in continuing in this,” said Fennell. “The subcommittee’s role is, essentially, done.”

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EMC Events – The Carleton Place Community Labyrinth Committee held its first Walk in Peace event June 20 at the labyrinth behind the Carleton Place & Beckwith Heritage Museum. Guests enjoyed a picnic supper in the gardens, presentations on inner peace, as well as a singing bowl meditation demonstration. Clockwise from top left: Guests take a spiritual turn around the labyrinth, guided by sound therapist Karen Smith and a singing bowl meditation demonstration; four-year-old Raina Schmidt has fun blowing some bubbles; and Peggy Rasmussen pins up a flag she created bearing a message of peace and inspiration.

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The Carleton Place PublicWorks Department has received numerous calls from residents regarding companies going door to door that have implied an association with the Town regarding water quality testing and sales of in home water treatment systems and some have also claimed to be inspecting watermains and services. The Town of Carleton Place has no affiliation with any of these companies and the only organization that is a representative of the Town is the Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA) and any testing conducted by OCWA is for the confirmation of water quality purposes only. We encourage residents to be aware of these organizations. Should residents have concerns or require further information about their drinking water please contact the Public Works Department at (613) 257-2253.

RIVERSIDE & CENTENNIAL BEACHES & SPLASHPAD FEATURE BEACHES NOW OPEN! Lifeguards on duty from 11:00am - 7:30pm Water quality is tested by Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit. All patrons must respect closure signage. River current could be stronger than expected. All swimmers must stay within the designated swim areas. Parents/Caregivers — Keep non swimmers within arms reach at all times.

NOTICE OF A PUBLIC MEETING TOWN OF CARLETON PLACE OFFICIAL PLAN REVIEW TAKE NOTICE that the Corporation of the Town of Carleton Place will hold a Public Meeting under Section 26(1) of the Planning Act on July 23, 2013 at 8:00pm. The meeting will be held in the Council Chambers at the Town Hall located at 175 Bridge Street in the Town of Carleton Place. The purpose of the meeting is to seek public input into the review of the Town’s Official Plan. Section 26(1) of the Planning Act requires that Municipal Official Plan documents be updated no less frequently than every five (5) years. The proposed update to the Official Plan will set a new vision for the future of the Town while ensuring consistency with Provincial interests as expressed in the Provincial Policy Statement. The Plan will apply to the entire corporate limits of the Town and as such no key map is provided. During the public meeting there will be an opportunity to learn about the various proposed changes which have occurred since the last public meeting which was held on March 5, 2013 and to ask questions of the planning team which has developed the draft document. If you wish to be notified of the adoption of the proposed official plan, or the refusal of a request to amend the official plan, you must make a written request to The Town of Carleton Place, 175 Bridge Street, Carleton Place, Ontario, K7C 2V8. IF A PERSON or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Corporation of the Town of Carleton Place before the

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adoption of the revised Official Plan or to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing before the final approval of the Official Plan, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision to the Ontario Municipal Board. IF A PERSON or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the to the Corporation of the Town of Carleton Place before the adoption of the revised Official Plan or to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing before the final approval of the Official Plan, the person or public body may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Ontario Municipal Board unless, in the opinion of the Board, there are reasonable grounds to do so. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION relating to the proposed Official Plan is available for inspection Monday to Thursday between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm, and Friday, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm in the Planning and Building Department at the Town of Carleton Place Town Hall. QUESTIONS OR WRITTEN SUBMISSIONS may be directed to Town of Carleton Place Lisa Young,MCIP, RPP Director of Planning and Development 175 Bridge Street Carleton Place, ON K7C 2V8 Tel. 613-257-6213 Fax 613-257-8170 Dated at the Town of Carleton Place this 27th day of June, 2013. Duncan Rogers, Clerk

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The sight of Bank Swallows flock highlights week of bird watching EMC Lifestyle – Last week front of the house. A Blue Jay I mentioned Bank Swallows and Mourning Dove vied for that were seen by Ray Hola place on the nut feeder in land. Finally, 10 days later I the backyard. saw some of them. On Old In Beckwith Township, Highway 17, just east of GalJune 16, Randy and Debbie etta Road, in a flooded field, Marinelli spotted a Darkabout six of these swallows eyed Junco, a surprise, as LYNDA C. BENNETT swooped over the water for these birds are usually further insects. I had to study them north on breeding grounds. for flight pattern, size, and rapidity of wing beats As well, at their home, they have four pair of to obtain a correct identification, as they did not nesting Winter Wrens, a family of White-throated perch anywhere. Sparrows, one of Purple Finch, and one of RoseThey have more rapid wing beats than Rough- breasted Grosbeak. winged or Tree Swallows, and are the smallest Reports from several people tell of both loof our six swallow species. They would stay for cal Osprey nests being occupied. One is near a short time, then fly off. Ten minutes later, back Beckwith Public School, Concession 9, Beckthey came. with Township. The other nest is in Almonte, on While I watched these swallows, a Wilson’s Country St. Snipe called, one male Mallard sat at the waJune 9, Georgina Doe was sitting with her ter’s edge, and many Red-winged Blackbirds and daughter, Debbie, in Debbie’s backyard in Smiths Common Grackles fed there. One Barn Swallow Falls, when a Common Loon flew overhead. Reand a Killdeer visited this area, too. turning home to Carleton Place later that eveWhen I returned home, a Winter Wren sang all ning, suddenly a small brown-coloured owl flew afternoon in the front woods. It has a beautiful across in front of her car. This bird was definitely song. A Great Crested Flycatcher flew around the a Northern Saw-whet Owl. Happy news from Ray Holland of Pakenham, who was having a Red-bellied Woodpecker come to his feeder. A picture accompanies this column. Please call Lynda Bennett at 613-256-5013 or email bennett@magma.ca with your bird reports.

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EMC News – A quiet public meeting was held during the Mississippi Mills Committee of the Whole session June 18 to discuss the plan for phase C1 of a new subdivision currently under construction in Almonte. Stephen Stirling, the development’s planner, gave a presentation regarding the proposed plan. The subdivision, which is being built behind the Shoppers Drug Mart, is currently in the process of beginning its third phase, which will see the construction of five blocks for 10 semi-detached, single-family homes and one block for a future development of three buildings of 12-unit apartment buildings, for a total of 36 units. There will also be a large informal park area behind the development. The public had little to say about the proposed plan; most wanted more information on the park itself, but were given little information by

Stirling besides that the park will be “informal.” Council members had more to say. Coun. Shaun McLaughlin said he wanted a more comprehensive study done about the wildlife in the area that many have their habitat affected by the development. McLaughlin said a study had been done by a biologist in October of last year, after all the wildlife had gone south for the winter. This, he said, was not acceptable – a study must be done between mid-April to midAugust to fully understand the true scope of the wildlife that inhabits that area. Stirling countered by saying the biologist could read signs that the wildlife did live there and concluded that the area does not support a significant amount of species at risk. Coun. John Edwards said he wanted to know when they would see a full plan for the development, instead of small phases. Stirling answered that council should see a more comprehensive plan by the next phase of the development.

Calls for protocol to deal with mentally ill suspects By DESMOND DEVOY desmond.devoy@metroland.com

EMC News – A leading local policing board veteran is calling for a protocol between local police and area hospitals to deal with the mentally ill. George Braithwaite, a member of the Lanark Highlands police services board (PSB), told the Lanark County Association of Police Services Board’s quarterly meeting at the Mississippi Mills municipal offices that the City of Hamilton, had signed an agreement between its police force and area hospitals. Police officers can wait a “long time until that person is seen by a doctor,” said Braithwaite, the county PSB’s representative to the Ontario association of PSBs. “Police officers spend a lot of time in hospital,” said

Braithwaite, waiting to hand off a mentally ill patient who is “acting out” to be put into proper care. The Hamilton protocol reduced the time police spent in hospital waiting rooms keeping an eye on patients before handing them off from 122 minutes to 70 minutes, on average. “It would reduce the cost of policing,” said Braithwaite. “Officers would not be out of a job, their time would be better deployed.” OPP Staff Sgt. Derek Needham reported that about 80 per cent of OPP officers already receive three-day training on how to deal with mentally ill, or suspected mentally ill, people that they come into contact with. “It gives officers some of the best practices and tactics on how to deal with someone who is in crisis,” said Needham. “There is a very strict (criterion) that we have to adhere to before we apprehend them.”

Win tickets to Vinyl Café featuring Stuart McLean By KELLY KENT kkent@perfprint.ca

EMC News – Do you want to go to the sold-out Vinyl Café show featuring award-winning journalist and best-selling author Stuart McLean on July 12, but missed out on tickets? Well there is still hope: you can win tickets by writing and submitting a short story about Mississippi Mills. Tiffany McLaren, the community, economic and cultural co-ordinator for Mississippi Mills, said it really is

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sold-out performance in July. The second place winner will receive a pair of tickets but will also be treated to dinner for two at Café Postino. The grand prize winner will receive two tickets to the sold-out show, dinner for two at the Heirloom Café and accommodations for two at the Almonte Riverside Inn. Send submissions to tmaclaren@ mississippimills.ca or drop them off at the Old Town Hall in Almonte. Visit www.exploremississippimills. ca for details.

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POLICE SERVICES BOARD BBQ & BASEBALL GAME VERSUS MAPLE GROVE AND SACRED HEART! The Lanark Highlands Police Services Board and Township Staff would like to thank the Staff and Students at Maple Grove Public School and Sacred Heart School for a fantastic day on Friday, June 14th, where the Grade 7 & 8 students took on the Police Services Board and members of the Ontario Provincial Police for a friendly game of baseball. We would also like to give a big thanks to the entire student bodies for showing their school spirit and cheering on their ball players. The day could not have been a success without the support of various local businesses that were more than generous with their donation of items for the BBQ Lunch and giveaways. Many Special Thanks to: Lanark Landing (Lanark) Canadian Tire (Perth) No Frills (Arnprior) Pretty Goods (Lanark) Metro (Arnprior) Brownlee Metro (Perth) Warren McMeekin (MDSC) Tim Hortons (Perth) L.A. Spa Works (Lanark) Centennial Restaurant (Pakenham) Lanark Civitan (Lanark) McDonald’s (Perth) THE EMC - A/CP7 - Thursday, June 27, 2013

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We’re having a heat wave... EMC Editorial – Some hate the humidity, some revel in it, but whichever side you’re on, summer is officially here and along with it, those muggy temperatures. Lanark County is in the midst of its first heat alert of the summer season, which began a few short days ago on June 21. Due to temperatures expected to reach the high thirties (which could feel like over 40 degrees with the Humidex), the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit issued a heat alert on Monday, June 24. Summer is a favourite season of many, but the heat and humidity that often goes along with it is nothing to take lightly. According to the health unit, this dangerous mix can cause dehydration, heat stroke, heat exhaustion and even in some cases, death. While everyone is at risk, it is particularly the elderly, those with chronic illnesses or on specific medications, infants and preschool children, as well as those who work outdoors or participate in physical activity for long periods of time, that are particularly susceptible. During these heat waves, it’s important

to be better safe than sorry and exercise common sense. You wouldn’t want to spend hours out in the scorching heat, so don’t leave your children or pets parking in cars or sleeping outside in the direct sunlight. There have been too many cases of infants or dogs being left in vehicles, just so their parent or owner could zip into the mall to get that item they desperately needed. In some instances, the errand isn’t such a quick one and can have a fatal outcome. It’s selfish and thoughtless and people should know better. In temperatures such as the ones we’re facing this week, it doesn’t take long for one lapse in judgment to have tragic effects. Although the health unit recommends staying indoors with the drapes shut and keeping lights turned down low, if you have no choice but to be outside, make sure regular breaks are taken in the shade and drink plenty of water and fruit juices throughout the day. Don’t drink liquids too fast, sip them often throughout the day. Try to avoid alcoholic beverages, cola and coffee and stick to consuming foods with high

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water content to avoid dehydration. This includes fruit such as oranges, grapes and watermelon. Remember to wear loose fitting and light clothing and always have a hat on hand to block out the sun’s harmful rays. Don’t forget that SPF either. If you have access to air conditioning, use it. If it is unavailable, maintaining low energy activities, visiting public facilities with air conditioning (malls and libraries), relaxing at a pool, or taking periodic cool baths and using wet towels to beat the heat. Fans should be used in the evening to draw in cool air, but the health unit advises against using them as primary cooling

devices. Avoiding using ovens and other appliances, such as dryers, can also help keep your home cooler. If you do find yourself experiencing symptoms like nausea, dizziness, blurred vision, difficulty breathing, severe headaches or confusion, fever or convulsion, get to a hospital as soon as possible. This is just the first of likely many heat waves we’ll have before summer ends on Sept. 21, so crank up that air conditioning, draw the blinds and keep cool. Think about shovelling six feet of snow in the dead of winter. By taking the proper precautions out there, we can all enjoy a safe and happy summer.

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There’s more to running than winning races EMC Editorial – flying in from BC I get it now. Blood that day at 4 p.m. pumping, heart and the race was pounding, sweat scheduled to start beading, legs achat 6 p.m. but he Kent’s Two Cents ing, but most of was convinced he all, smile beaming. could make it in I now understand time. I was skeptiwhy runners love to race. cal but I agreed to grab his number and wait for I come from a family of runners: from my him at the start line. grandfather, a record-holding long distance runner After we had collected our numbers and race for a number of years, to my dad, an avid triathlete, kits, Kiefer and I began to wander around the field to even my cousins, who compete in shorter dis- where the race would begin. It was organized chatance races. However, despite my heritage, I never os: there we triathletes writing numbers on their caught the running bug – until now. limbs, cyclists doing last-minute tune ups on their On Saturday, June 22 I ran my first race: the bikes and tiny children getting help pinning their Smiths Falls Figure Eight 5K. Running alongside race bibs to their shirts (most of them were running me was my boyfriend and running partner, Kiefer a 2K race, which I thought was very impressive.) and running somewhere in the front of the pack It started to rain just as we were collecting our was my dad, Chris. ChampionChip timing bracelets, which would reMy dad lives in a town called Fruitvale in B.C. cord our official time as we crossed the finish line. and we’ve never had the opportunity to run togeth- The rain was a welcome relief from the heat of the er before. So when he planned his trip to come visit day, and I hoped it would keep up. me for my college graduation he was happy to find I spotted my dad and his wife, Heather, walking out that there was a race scheduled for that week- towards us near the start line at about 5:30 p.m. end and signed the three of us up. They had made it in time! I was so excited to see My father has been running for as long as I can my dad that my nerves were momentarily forgotremember, and competing in triathlons almost as ten. After a big bear hug I gave him his number and long as that. He’s an experienced runner now, but timing chip while we caught up. he wasn’t when he ran his first race – which was My father then went off to do a warm-up run. I the same one for which he had just signed me up. was too nervous to do anything, so Kiefer and I just That was exciting for me. My first race with my stayed put, even though he was chomping at the dad – and my first race ever – would be the same bit, ready to go. That’s typical for him – he never race my dad started out with. I was determined to worries about anything. do my absolute best. Meanwhile, my nerves were only getting worse. I’ve been running semi-consistently for about a Where did the course go, again? I am going to get year now and I was confident that even after a two- lost? Will I even be able to finish? Can I even run month long hiatus from training I would be able to 5K anymore? I didn’t know, and it was driving me do pretty well in a 5K race, but my nerves started crazy. to get the better of me. Finally we were called over to line up at the The few runs I did go on leading up to the big start. My dad had made it clear that he was going day were terrible and shook my confidence. I to race his own race; there would be no waiting for wasn’t used to running in the muggy heat of the me. His goal was to medal in either first, second or summer months and I was having trouble running third place and then he would run the course backeven the short distances that I considered my easy wards until he found me; then, we would finish the runs in the winter. So, I’ll admit it, I stopped train- race (the second time for him) together. ing. I decided to leave the 5K race to fate. My original goal was to finish in under 35 The big day finally arrived with a forecast for See COLUMN page A/CP9 thunderstorms and hot temperatures. My dad was

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minutes, but it had changed somewhere throughout the course of the day to just being able to finish the whole race. I was really starting to regret my lack of training. The countdown started and all the racers began bouncing on the balls of their feet or shaking out their limbs. I was trying to absorb some energy from Kiefer, who looked like a kid in a candy store. I still felt terribly pessimistic, but I decided to give it my all anyway. Three, two, one, go! We took off, with Kiefer and I mid-way through the pack. My competitive side kicked in and we began running a bit faster than I probably should have. My throat started burning almost instantly – that spicy pepperoni stick I ate before the race was a bad idea. The first part of the course was an out-and-back; we ran straight to a turning point and then came straight back. I saw my dad coming back faster than I could have imagined, he was doing great! He gave us an encouraging smile as he passed us by. After we hit the turnaround point things started to go wrong. I was blacking out again, something that often happens to me when my already low blood pressure drops. I told Kiefer I had to walk for a bit or I’d faint. Three people passed us before I felt well enough to continue running. I managed to fight through my ever-worsening vision until the first water station, which I thought was one kilometre in. I was beyond discouraged that I was already hav-

ing trouble when we were only one fifth of the way done. As it turns out, the water station was halfway through the course and I was suffering from something my dad later called “race brain.” I was so focused on the run that I had no idea how far we had already come. Still, at the time I thought we were only getting started. The logical side of my brain told me the race co-ordinators would have placed a water station at each kilometre mark; so I thought we would have completed another one kilometre after the next water break. As we continued on our way and found no other water stations, I started to give up. “We haven’t even done two kilometres,” I was thinking. “There’s no way I’ll be able to keep this up for three more.” I had to stop to keep myself from passing out a few more times until we crossed the second bridge, which put us on the same side of the river as the finish line. Soon after that, we found my dad – he had finished the race in third place, with a time of 19 minutes. “I need water,” I cried to him. “Where is the next station?” “At the finish,” he said. This almost crushed me. I thought we still had more than half of the race to run. I didn’t think I would make it. I told my dad this. But, no, he said, the finish was less than a kilometre away! This perked me up a bit. I checked my wrist watch; if we continued at this pace we would finish well within our goal of 35 minutes! I did much better from that point on. When the finish line came into view and the spectators began cheering us on, I began giving it

my all and sprinting. I came across the finish line with a time of 33 minutes, a personal best. It was then, as I watched another runner cross the finish line and put my own finisher’s medal around my neck, that I understood. Running isn’t about the run. It’s about pushing yourself to do things you never thought you could and surprising yourself with your own ability. It’s about believing in yourself and encouraging others to do the same. I’ll admit it. I cried a little. I was full of endorphins and I was just glad it was over. I had run faster and farther than I had ever done before, and I hadn’t even noticed it. And even though the run itself was terrible and I felt awful for most of it, that’s not the part of the race I will remember. I’ll remember the cheers of the crowd, the sound of the timer recording my first official time, and the feeling that I did it, against all odds. I proved to myself that I could do anything I put my mind to. I will be running more races. It’s an addictive sport. The pride at the end of a race is worth the pain during it.

SAFETY TIPS Heating: Generators should not be brought inside the home for any reason.

All claims against the estate of Johanna Wilhelmina Branje, late of the Town of Mississippi Mills (Almonte Ward) in the County of Lanark, who died on or about the 15th day of June 2013, must be filed with the undersigned Estate Trustee on or before the 15th day of August, 2013; thereafter, the undersigned will distribute the assets of the said estate having regard only to the claims then filed. DATED at Mississippi Mills this 15th day of June, 2013 John Branje, Estate Trustee by his Solicitor, L.G. WILLIAM CHAPMAN, B.A., LL.B. P.O. Box 362, 77 Little Bridge Street ALMONTE, Ontario K0A 1A0 (613) 256-3072

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Dr. David Atack talks about the risk factors and symptoms of stroke Stroke can cause damage to the brain that may affect your ability to move, see, remember, speak, reason and read and write. Dr. David Atack, consulting neurologist at Almonte General Hospital, answers some common questions about stroke. What is a stroke? “Stroke is a vascular incident that damages the brain,” explains Dr. Atack. “The majority of strokes are ischemic, meaning that the blood flow to the brain is interrupted by a blocked artery or by a build-up of sludge in a large vessel that breaks off and travels to a distant vessel. If it doesn’t break up quickly, it can cause stroke.” A Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) is a temporary interruption of blood flow to the brain that is typically over in minutes or a few hours. “Other types of stroke are cardiac embolic stroke, in which the heart is the source of a clot or sludge, and hemorrhagic stroke, which is caused by a blood vessel bursting in the brain,” says Dr. Atack. “The latter may be as a result of uncontrolled blood pressure, an intracerebral hemorrhage, vascular malfunction or an aneurysm.” Who is at risk of stroke? “Genetics is very important, so if you have a family history of stroke

or heart disease, you should be on guard,” says Dr. Atack. “A healthy lifestyle, including eating and sleeping well, and exercising, can help minimize risk.” Smokers are very much at risk for stroke. “A stroke research colleague of mine says that if everyone stopped smoking, it would have the greatest impact on lowering stroke than anything else,” says Dr. Atack. “People with diabetes, high LDL cholesterol, high blood pressure, and a history of heart disease are also at increased risk of stroke.” What are the symptoms? “Sudden numbness or

weakness in a limb or the face, sud speech loss or distortion or loss of speech comprehension, double vision or sudden blindness in one eye, dizziness, and a sudden headache unlike any one you have had before are the five signs of possible stroke,” says Dr. Atack. “If you have any of these symptoms call 911 and get to an emergency department immediately.” How is stroke treated? “If you are diagnosed with an ischemic stroke within 4.5 hours of the onset of symptoms, you may be given tPA (tissue plasminogen activator) to break up the clot,” says Dr. Atack. “It can partially or completely reverse symptoms.” What happens after a stroke? “If symptoms have not disappeared within 24 hours, it is a completed stroke,” explains Dr. Atack. “A patient would typically undergo rehabilitation to restore speech, comprehension, movement and other affected functions.” Another important part of post-stroke care is identifying the underlying health issues that caused the stroke, and taking steps to address them. “If you have suffered a stroke, you are at greater risk of suffering a subsequent one,” says Dr. Atack.

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Canadians owner reports on teamâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s economic impact By TARA GESNER tgesner@perfprint.ca

noted Clarke. He said the total dollars spent on ice rental per year is $33,925. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We bring a lot of players in from North America, running two import camps per year,â&#x20AC;? said Clarke. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This means approximately 200 people from outside eastern Ontario.â&#x20AC;? The camps run for three days. At $500 per player (hotel, food and miscellaneous costs), this adds up to $100,000 per year. â&#x20AC;&#x153;On top of this, during the regular season (eight months) the club billets 12 players from outside eastern Ontario,â&#x20AC;? said Clarke. Players spend approximately $300 each per month in the community, totalling $28,800. â&#x20AC;&#x153;As well, the Canadians pay billet families $350 per month,â&#x20AC;? said Clarke. â&#x20AC;&#x153;These funds are also injected into our community for groceries and more.â&#x20AC;? When playersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; families travel to Carleton Place to visit (typically twice a year), another $12,000 is spent in the area (hotel, food and miscellaneous costs).

Clarke said the Canadians organization has generated roughly $174,725 towards the local economy each year for the last three years. â&#x20AC;&#x153;At the end of the 2012-13 season we will have contributed $698,900 in our first four years,â&#x20AC;? he continued. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We are on pace to contribute over $1 million to the local economy by our fifth year.â&#x20AC;? Furthermore, approximately $2.8 million has been produced, owing to 18 division one athletic scholarships. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve had a lot of success with on ice production,â&#x20AC;? said Clarke. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Congratulations to you and the team,â&#x20AC;? said mayor Wendy LeBlanc. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s amazing how far youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve brought the team. Youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve made a wonderful economic impact, and I like the fact that you are talking millions of dollars in tuition for these kids to move on in their academic career.â&#x20AC;? Giving back Thanks to local contractor Josh Jackson (Jackson Homes) and the Canadians, $5 for each goal scored during the season is donated to the teamâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s charity

or group of choice for the year. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Canadians scored 248 goals,â&#x20AC;? said LeBlanc, â&#x20AC;&#x153;and a cheque for $1,240 was presented to the Sister City Committee because they were the group of choice this year. LeBlanc said it was a nice presentation. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Thank you to the Canadians for scoring so many goals,â&#x20AC;? she said with a laugh. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We appreciated the addition to our budget.â&#x20AC;? Carleton Place is twinned with Franklin, Tennessee (2005) and Comrie, Scotland (1992). Tickets Get your 2013-14 season seats now. Prices are as follows: $250 (adults); $185 (senior or student); $50 plus HST (children under 12). HST applies. Season seats include all pre-season exhibition games, reserved seating and priority playoff tickets (no waiting in line). Single ticket prices are as follows: $12 (adults); $9 (senior or student) and $5 (children under 12).All prices include HST.

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EMC Sports â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Since the inception of the Carleton Place Canadians junior hockey team four years ago, owner Jason Clarke has provided the local municipal council with an annual update on how the team fared during its season. â&#x20AC;&#x153;However, I wanted to do something a little different for this year,â&#x20AC;? he told councillors last Tuesday, June 18, during the community issues committee meeting. Owing to the sports team, Clarke spoke about the local economic impact. The Canadians average 350 fans per game, and there are 29 home games. Playoffs, however, are a different story. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Almost all of our playoff games are sold out,â&#x20AC;? said Clarke. Coun. Doug Black inquired how the home game attendance compared to other junior ice hockey teams. â&#x20AC;&#x153;In regards to fan impact, out of 12 teams we are fourth in the league (Central Canada Hockey League),â&#x20AC;? said Clarke. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I think itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s okay, but I think

thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not enough comfort creatures within our facility to draw more fans.â&#x20AC;? In the next couple of years the owner would like to raise funds for a full facelift inside the arena, which would include new seats. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This would be done and paid for by the users, not the taxpayers,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We would love to have a facility like Smiths Falls.â&#x20AC;? Averaging 10,150 fans per year, if each person spends $1.50 at the arenaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s canteen, $15,225 is collected. Clarke said this money is directed to keeping the minor hockey rates down. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We also did a poll of our local restaurants, including Thirsty Moose Pub & Eatery, Guidoâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Restaurant and Ballygiblinâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Restaurant & Pub,â&#x20AC;? he said. If each restaurant averages two tables per home game at $50 a table, this equates to $8,700 per year. The Canadians organization continues to purchase non prime time ice from the town, resulting in an additional $10,000 being injected into the municipal budget. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We practice from 3:30 to 5 p.m.,â&#x20AC;?

inSPIRE Church Carleton Place Church meets: Carambeck Community Centre, 351 Bridge Street, Carleton Place WHEN: EVERY SUNDAY AT 10:42am (Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s service also at same time) Phone: (613) 552-1323 Email: scott@myinSPIREnetwork.com Web: www.myinSPIREnetwork.com Pastor: Scott Ridenour Youth Pastor: Joe Aslaner Youth meet every Sunday night from 6-8pm At the CP Youth Centre (back of Carambeck Community Centre) Email joe@myinSPIREnetwork.com for more info

The Bridge Kanata (The Wesleyan Church) 285 Didsbury Rd., Kanata (Behind Canadian Tire) 613-592-7635 www.bridgechurches.ca connect@bridgechurches.ca SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICES: 9:00am & 11:00am Bridge Kids (ages 3- Grade 5) during both services. Nursery Care available in both services. Sr. Pastor: Rev. S. Allan Summers Pastor of Spritual Development: Rev. Dave Kornelsen Pastor of Student Ministries: Ben Margeson Director of Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Ministries: Lisa Summers

Calvary Pentecostal Church Phone: 613 257 3484 Email: calvarychurch@sympatico.ca www.calvarycp.ca Ottawa Valley Vineyard Church Loving God, Loving People, Having Fun When: 10:30am SUNDAY Where: Carleton Place High School 613-257-6045 www.ottawavalleyvineyard.ca

Almonte Presbyterian Church 111 Church St. 613.256.2184 apc@trytel.com Rev. Alison & Rev. Brian Sharpe Mr. George Stewart Organist and Choir Director SUNDAY 11:00am Worship Service & Sunday School Nursery care Available. ALL WELCOME! Transportation is available by calling Elford Giles 613.256.2460 Holy Name of Mary St. Maryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Parish Almonte 613.256.1034 Father Lindsay Harrison SATURDAY MASS 4:30pm SUNDAY MASS 9:00 a.m. â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 10:30am Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Liturgy, Youth Ministry, Bible Study, Prayer Circle (check website for times and programs) www.holynameofmaryparish.com Almonte Baptist Church 207 Reserve St. 613.256.5655 Pastor: Paul Benson www.almonte.baptistchurch.com As of June 2 Almonte BapĆ&#x;st Church will meet at 10:00 a.m. (instead of 11:00 a.m.) unĆ&#x;l Sept.

10 am â&#x20AC;&#x201C; SUNDAY MORNING WORSHIP 4th Thursday - Mens Super-Huddle 6:30 pm 4th Tuesday - L.I.F.T. 7:00 pm 613-623-9436 Reformed Presbyterian Church 273 Almonte St., Almonte SERVICES: 10am EACH SUNDAY 11:30 am. Sabbath School Classes Second services at: 2:00 pm. 1st, 3rd & 5th Sundays. 6:00 pm. 2nd & 4th Sundays Weekly Bible Studies For Information: 613-256-2816 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; mhdyck@rogers.com Pastor Matt Dyck

SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH 117 Victoria St. 613-257-5109 www.carletonplaceadventists.org Pastor: Adriaan van der Lingen 613-979-1161 SATURDAY SERVICES Sabbath School - 9:30am Divine Service - 11:00am EVERYONE WELCOME

Almonte United Church 106 Elgin Street, Almonte Tel: 256-1355 Rev. Mary Royal Organist & Music Director: Neil Milnes 10:30am - SUNDAY WORSHIP & Sunday School Child Care Available Website: www.almonteunited.com Email: office@almonteunited.com Office Hours: 9am - 12pm Mon-Fri. For Transportation call the office.

Carleton Place Baptist Church 299 Bridge St. Carleton Place 613-257-1889 Pastor: Brian Affleck Discovery Hour: 10:00 am Worship 11:00 am Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Church provided Prayer & Bible Study Wednesday 7pm All Welcome! Handicap access Air Conditioned www.cpbaptist.ca Zion-Memorial United Church 'SBOLMJO4USFFUt 10:30 am - Morning Worship SUMMER HOURS (July 7th to August 25th) 9:30am â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Morning Worship FULLY ACCESSIBLE Minister: Rev. Peter W. Dahlin, B.A., M.Div. Musical Director: Tony Stuart WARM WELCOME TO ALL!

The Lighthouse 355 Moffatt Street 613.257.4255 Pastor: Doug Anderson Email: info@cplighthouse.org Website: www.cplighthouse.org Sunday Services 10am Celebration Service & Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Church Contact us for more information Personal prayer available Tuesdays & Thursdays 12:00-2:30 pm Call or come by Contact Barb Cornerstone Community Church 1728 Concession 11-A, Almonte (at the round-about) Pastor: Rev. Gary Landers 613-256-4995 SUNDAY WORSHIP: 10 a.m. Ample Parking - Fully Accessible Nursery Care/Sunday School Weekly Bible Study & Prayer * Friendly Family-Centred Ministry * A Free Methodist Congregation

A Biblically faithful, Gospel sharing parish in the Anglican Church in North America Services & Sunday School at 10:00 a.m. each Sunday Nursery available Mid-week Bible Studies Info: Rev. Dave Kemp, Pastor 613- 257-5490 www.eternalhopechurch.ca Come worship with us at 117 Victoria St., Carleton Place St. Maryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Roman Catholic Church 28 Hawthorne Ave., CP Fr. Augustine Mendonça, 613-257-1284, 613-257-1630 MASS SCHEDULE Saturday 5 pm Sunday 9 am & 10:30 am Handicap Access

St. James Anglican Church â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Anglican Church in Carleton Placeâ&#x20AC;? 225 Edmund Street, Carleton Place, Ontario 257-3178 Website - stjamescarletonplace.org SUNDAY, JUNE 30, 2013 8 a.m. Holy Eucharist 10 a.m. Choral Eucharist Church School classes in Langtry Room THURSDAY, JULY 4, 2013 10 a.m. Holy Eucharist Rector The Revâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d David Andrew Organist Mr. Ralph Langtry Choir Director Pat Grainger St. Andrewâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Presbyterian Church 39 Bridge Street 613-257-3133 Rev. John Vaudry, Interim Moderator Organist and Choir Director: Susan Harron SUNDAY SERVICE 9:30am Nursery & Sunday School, Handicap Accessible carpland@storm.ca Blog â&#x20AC;&#x201C; standrewscarletonplace.com Parish of Franktown-Innisville Anglican Churches The Rev. David Vavasour The Rev. Mary Ellen Berry 613-257-1340 www.franktown-innisvilleparish.ca SUNDAY SERVICES: St. James, Franktown 8:30 a.m. 9:30 a.m. Centennial Hall St. Johnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, Innisville 10:30 a.m. All are welcome! The United Church of Canada Ashton-Munster Pastoral Charge Services in both churches. Fully Accessible 613-257-7761 for more information Everyone Welcome. Child Care provided.

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Carleton Place hospital well positioned to meet challenges, CEO reports By TARA GESNER tgesner@perfprint.ca

EMC News â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Carleton Place and District Memorial Hospital (CPDMH) held its 58th annual general meeting (AGM) at Zion-Memorial United Church last Wednesday evening, June 19. Chair of the board of directors, Lois-Anne Brebner welcomed guests, including local Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP) Randy Hillier. Last year has been both challenging and rewarding for the CPDMH. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The hospital must balance the growing demands for health care in the community with the fiscal realities of funding constraints and the need to present a balanced budget,â&#x20AC;? said Brebner. Challenges also exist with the advancement of the redevelopment project through the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MoHLTC). The hospital has, however, secured the full support of the Champlain Local Health Integration Network (LHIN). Brebner thanked the CEO and chair of the LHIN for their efforts on the hospitalâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s behalf, in addition to Carleton Place mayor Wendy LeBlanc and council for their continued support and assistance. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I also want to recognize Beckwith Township for its commitment to our redevelopment project, as well as Gordon MacNabb for chairing the redevelopment committee and his dedication to the much-needed project,â&#x20AC;? she said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Gordon and Toni (Surko, CPDMH chief executive officer) have worked tirelessly to gather data, respond to numerous questions from the ministry, re-work the proposal to satisfy changing priorities within the ministry, and investigate alternative models of funding.â&#x20AC;? Moreover, the chair acknowledged the board of trustees, calling them a talented, dedicated and committed group. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It has been a pleasure to work with each and every one of you,â&#x20AC;? said Brebner, â&#x20AC;&#x153;and I thank you

for your support, encouragement and hard work.â&#x20AC;? Gratitude was also extended to the hospitalâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Auxiliary. This year the organization celebrated its 60th anniversary â&#x20AC;&#x201C; an outstanding achievement. â&#x20AC;&#x153;At a time when budgets are at best flat-lined, and cutbacks appear to be the norm, the one thing that we can count on is the dedicated support of these wonderful volunteers who continue to give of their time and talents to help fill the gaps to make our hospital an even better place,â&#x20AC;? said Brebner. The hospitalâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s foundation continues to be an active and supportive partner of the hospital, raising funds for equipment and more. Robyn Arsenault joined the organization in 2012 as the manager of fundraising and communication. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The hospital has benefitted greatly from Robynâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s expertise,â&#x20AC;? said Brebner. The chair praised the hospitalâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s senior management team: chief executive officer (CEO) Toni Surko; chief financial officer and assistant executive director of support services Darlene Mitchell; and chief nursing officer Esther Houle. â&#x20AC;&#x153;They keep the hospital running efficiently and effectively on a daily basis,â&#x20AC;? she said. Kudos went to chief of staff Dr. Martin White and other physicians. Looking ahead, Brebner told AGM attendees: â&#x20AC;&#x153;In spite of both fiscal and facility challenges, we have reason to be optimistic. The hospital is recognized as an exemplary hospital, serviced by outstanding leaders, staff, professionals and volunteers. Our redevelopment plans are inching forward, but these projects do take time. Patience and perseverance are the hallmarks of success.â&#x20AC;? CEOâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s report Brebner welcomed Surko to give her annual report. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s my pleasure to provide my report on the successes of our team in the last year,â&#x20AC;? said Surko, â&#x20AC;&#x153;and to comment on how we are preparing to meet the challenges ahead.

     

The CPDMH launched a new five-year strategic plan in 2013 (see separate story). â&#x20AC;&#x153;I have always believed that the value of strategic planning lies in the thoughtful pause that allows the organization the opportunity to reflect on the journey of the past, consider the strengths and challenges of the present and envision a new future,â&#x20AC;? said Surko. For the CEO, the most interesting part of the exercise for me is the broad stakeholder engagement â&#x20AC;&#x201C; service clubs, staff, board and partners â&#x20AC;&#x201C; that ensures that the plan â&#x20AC;&#x153;solidly reflects the priorities of the community and is respectful and accountable to the resources that we steward.â&#x20AC;? The CPDMHâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s commitment to patient safety, quality and patient centredness has been evidenced by way of a number of outstanding achievements, including posting in the 90th percentile of Ontario hospitals for patient satisfaction in emergency, accreditation with exemplary standing â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 99 per cent compliance, healthy workplace program established; improved staff and patient nutrition by way of healthy food options, and best performance of LHIN hospitals reporting emergency wait times. â&#x20AC;&#x153;None of this would be possible without committed teams who rise to the challenge of leader-

ship and project management,â&#x20AC;? said Surko. She thanked the governance, senior administration and operational teams, in addition to the volunteers and foundation for making the year a success. â&#x20AC;&#x153;As we look ahead to the coming years, I know there are many challenges coming,â&#x20AC;? added Surko. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s my pleasure to report that the Carleton Place hospital is well positioned to meet these challenges head on for our patients and our communities.â&#x20AC;? Finances Janet Foster, the boardâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s newly elected treasurer, presented the audited financial statements, prepared by Allan Chartered Accountant Professional Corporation, and trustees approved the reappointment of the firm as the hospitalâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s external auditors for fiscal year 2013/14. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Our treasurer for 2012/13 was unable to be at the meeting,â&#x20AC;? explained Nancy Kenwood, the hospitalâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s executive assistant. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Janet stepped in for Rae Dulmage.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;In 2012/13 the hospital continued to operate under an environment of fiscal restraint due to a See AGM A/CP12

Proposed Docking and Associated Anchors Mississippi Lake, Carleton Place, ON NOTICE OF COMPLETION, OPPORTUNITY TO INSPECT THE FINAL ENVIRONMENTAL STUDY REPORT (ESR) Re: Disposition of Crown Land The Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) Kemptville District has received an application for the disposition of Crown Land in the form of a lease under the Public Lands Act (PLA) for the installation of floating docks and associated anchors as an extension to the existing Johnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Marina commercial operation on Mississippi Lake, Beckwith Township. Johnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Marina is located at 3458 9 th Line Beckwith, R.R. #2 Carleton Place, ON. MNR invites public inspection of the Final Environmental Study Report (ESR) and Public Input Addendum Report related to the application which is a requirement of a Category C project under the ministryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Class Environmental Assessment for Resource Stewardship and Facility Development (RSFD). The Final ESR describes the process for the selection of a preferred alternative, the development of the preferred alternative and includes an evaluation of environmental effects.

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A copy of the final ESR and Public Input Addendum Reports are available for viewing at Johnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Marina at 3458 9th Line Beckwith, R.R. #2 Carleton Place during normal business hours commencing on Tuesday July 2nd, 2013. Please call Johnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Marina at: (613)257-1539 for further information, including viewing hours or directions, etc. Electronic versions of the ESR and Addendum Reports are available upon request. You are invited to direct any inquiries, comments or requests regarding the application to Johnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Marina and or MNR to the contact named below. Comments must be received within the 30-day comment period, which expires midnight Thursday August 1st, 2013. MNR is collecting comments and personal information regarding this proposal under authority of the Environmental Assessment Act and the Public Lands Act to assist MNR in making decisions and determining any further consultation needs. All comments and opinions not constituting personal information as defined by the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act will be shared among the MNR and others as appropriate, and may be included in documentation available for public review. Personal information will remain confidential unless prior consent to disclose is obtained.

       

To view a copy of the Final ESR or Addendum Reports, discuss the project, submit comments or to be placed on the project mailing list please contact: John McLaughlin C/O Johnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Marina 3458 9 th Line Beckwith, R.R. #2 Carleton Place, ON K7C 3P2 Telephone: (613)800-1869 FAX: (613)253-8835, E-mail: docking_project@johnsmarina.com

Joy Sterritt Planning and Information Management Supervisor MNR Kemptville District 10 Campus Dr., Kemptville ON K0G 1J0 Telephone: (613)258-8222 E-mail : Joy.Sterritt@ontario.ca

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government funding allocation of zero per cent, decreasing revenues, and an inflation rate that increases our costs by two to three per cent,â&#x20AC;? said Dulmage in a written report. For the year (fiscal) ended March 31 the hospital reported an operating deficit of $44,725 compared to a budget deficit of $46,692. Total operating expenses were $13,596,707 (amortization of equipment, general supplies, drugs and medical gases, medical and surgical supplies, medical staff remuneration and salaries, wages and benefits) The CPDMH is required to maintain a balanced operating position through its accountability agreement with the LHIN. As a result the walk-in lab was closed to ensure a balanced budget for 2013/14. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Prior to closure, we ensured

patient access to a community lab provider,â&#x20AC;? explained Dulmage. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Gamma-Dynacare is now offering laboratory services in a more appropriate setting at a modern, spacious patient care centre in town.â&#x20AC;? The CPDMH met its commitment to its ongoing capital plan, and working together with the Auxiliary and foundation, it invested in the neighbourhood of $800,000 to â&#x20AC;&#x153;maintain a safe facility, upgrade its electronic information system and procure modern, medical equipment for patient care.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;We are further pleased to report that we have submitted a balanced budget for 2013/14,â&#x20AC;? said Dulmage. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The hospital will continue to provide quality services while maintaining an enviable, efficiency record.â&#x20AC;?

ard Chmiel and Gordon MacNabb were each appointed to a one-year term ending at the 2014 AGM. Re-appointments: Terry Cairns, two years ending at the 2015 AGM); Robert Clayton, three years ending at the 2016 AGM; Wayne Drummond, three years ending at the 2016 AGM; Janet Foster, three years ending at the 2016 AGM; and Sandra McCormick, three years ending at the 2016 AGM. Corporate ex officio members: Anne Gourlay-Langlois (present of the Auxiliary), one-year term ending at the 2014 AGM; Dr. Martin White (chief of staff), one-year term ending at the 2014 AGM; and Dr. Robert Courchene (president of the medical staff), one-year term ending at the 2014 AGM. The Auxiliary recommended Gourlay-Langloisâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Nominating report appointment and the MAC (Medical Brebner presented nominations Advisory Committee) recommended for appointment to the board. Rich- White and Courchene.

Municipal ex officio members: Louis Antonakos (Carleton Place), one-year term ending at the 2014 AGM; Esmail Merani (pharmacist manager at Carleton Place IDA Drug Mart), one-year term ending at the 2014 AGM; Brian Dowdall (Beckwith), one-year term ending at the 2014 AGM; and Rae Dulmage (Mississippi Mills), one-year term ending at the 2014 AGM. At the boardâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s special meeting immediately following the AGM, trustees unanimously appointed Brebner as the boardâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s chair. Also appointed unanimously were Marcel Pinon (vice chair), Janet Foster (treasurer) and Toni Surko (secretary). The board said goodbye and thanked Beckwith councillor Faye Campbell for her nine consecutive years of service on the board, as well as Brian Armstrong. â&#x20AC;&#x153;She still kept the spirit of the

hospital during her personal challenges,â&#x20AC;? said Brebner. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I have a 1966 Ford Mustang,â&#x20AC;? said Campbell. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Guess what I am going to be doing now on Wednesday nights â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Carleton Place Cruise Nights at the Market Square.â&#x20AC;? Brian Armstrong served on various and numerous board committees, and even held the position of chair. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Always the gentleman!â&#x20AC;? said Brebner. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Brianâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s quick wit will be greatly missed.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s been a great pleasure,â&#x20AC;? he said. At a glance In 2012/13 the CPDMH had 542 admissions, 5,855 inpatient days, 18,136 emergency visits, 9,674 ambulatory care visits, 1,378 surgery cases and 16,330 diagnostic imaging exams. R0012182674_0627

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Get your tickets now for Blooming Arts & Garden Tour set for July 6 guests, floral design demonstrations, the spoken word with surprise performances will be happening during the event. Back to the theme: delighting all five senses. Hear, see, touch, smell and of course...taste. Garden visitors can experience Toonie $2 tastings created by Ballygiblinâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Restaurant, The Good Food Co. and at a third surprise foodie garden location. Summer drinks, wine and beer tastings will be available for all to enjoy. What is the ticket price you ask, $25 for all this? Yes! This is a community fundraiser with proceeds being shared equally by Arts Carleton Place for future development of community arts programming and the Victoria School Garden Revitalization Project of the Carleton Place and District Horticultural Society. Many thanks to the homeowners, volunteers, artists, performers, businesses and those who first met in January to create this unique experience for visitors to Carleton Place. We hope you support the first Blooming Arts & Garden Tour. Tickets are available now at the following locations: The Blossom Shop, Carleton Place Nursery, The Floral Boutique and Reids Garden Centre in Carleton Place; Brantim Country Garden Centre and Whitehouse Nursery & Display Gardens in Almonte; Rideau Woodland Ramble in Kemptville; Hillside Gardens in Perth; and Gemmells Garden Centre in Smiths Falls. Cash only sales, please. See you on July 6 and smell the roses! For more information, visit www.bloomingtour.info.

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EMC News â&#x20AC;&#x201C; A train-themed mural by artist Shaun McInnis appears on the side of the Rideau Cleaners building in Carleton Place, located at the corner of Coleman Street and Franktown Road. The townâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s yearly budget for mural work is $10,000, which is part of the Community Development Committee budget. McInnis will complete three murals for Carleton Place in 2013. Recently, he completed a mural in memory of Stompinâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Tom Connors. R0012169705_0620

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While in Nashville recently, McIntosh travelled to Franklin, Tennessee for some fun downtime. Carleton Place twinned with the city in January 2005. in Edmonton, AB, Sept. 5-8. Jordanites unite McIntosh has amassed a dedicated fan base – Jordanites. “They’re great!” he said. “I wouldn’t be where I am or headed in the direction I’m going without them.” “I am a Jordan McIntosh fan,” said 16-year-old Hannah Albers from Iroquois, ON. “He’s my favourite artist!” Albers finds him I find him very inspirational. “From the first time I heard Jordan on Y101, I was in love with him,” she said. “His voice is absolutely amazing and his songs are phenomenal! Jordan is always on repeat on my iPod.” Melissa Hamm from Saskatoon likes McIntosh’s music, too. “He puts great thought into his lyrics, and when he sings, he does it with a lot of emotion,” she said. “What first got me to love Jordan was his hit Walk Away. The song is so catchy.” Hamm is co-creator of McIntosh’s first fan account on Twitter – @JordansGirls – and suggested the name Jordanites. Ella Berman of Ottawa was in the car when she heard McIntosh on Y101. “I was instantly curious,” she said. “I wanted to know more. After looking him up on the Internet, she came across his YouTube channel, spending hours watching all of his videos (Car-

rie Underwood and Johnny Reid covers), including Walk Away.” Calling him inspirational, she instantly became a fan, a Jordanite. “His music is always there for me,” said Berman. “He makes an effort to connect with his fans.” Her favourite song – Let Me Love You. McIntosh started singing and performing as a result of his sister (Melissa). “When I was younger I did everything she did,” he said. “I’ve succeeded because of her. My parents (Greg and Julie) are very supportive, too.” Other sources of backing include local and national radio and media outlets. McIntosh recently completed his senior year at Carleton Place High School and plans to take a year off before making any decisions about post-secondary education. “I am just living in the now,” he said, “and enjoying myself.” With such a busy schedule, travelling around the world, doing promotion and performing there is no time for a girlfriend. “It’s difficult to balance everything,” he admitted, “and I’ve had to eliminate some things to pursue this.” For more information about the singer, visit www.jordanmcintosh.ca. Fans can also follow McIntosh on Twitter (@jordanmcintosh), Facebook (Jordan McIntosh Official) and Instagram, and don’t forget to call your local country music station to request his new song.

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EMC Entertainment – Jordan McIntosh is living the dream of country music. Life is great for the Carleton Place resident, having just released his latest single to country radio, Grew Up in a Country Song on June 10. When McIntosh performs the song or listens to it, he thinks of home, which is close to his heart. “It’s about Carleton Place,” said the 17-year-old sensation. “It’s about where I grew up, and this makes it even more special. I will never forget where I came from, and no matter where my career takes me, I will always return.” Grew Up in a Country Song follows the singer’s debut hit Walk Away and follow up single Let Me Love You. The progression in McIntosh from Walk Away to Grew Up in a Country Song is astonishing. “I’m finally finding my sound,” he said. “I love the change, and I hope others do too.” Grew Up in a Country Song was recorded in Nashville, along with other songs on the singer’s new album. “The new album is coming together great,” said McIntosh. “I’m working with a lot of different writers, being really involved in the creation process. The feeling is incredible.” He co-wrote Grew Up in a Country Song (with Heather Longstaffe and Johnny Gates), which is something he didn’t get an opportunity to do with Walk Away and Let Me Love You. The process of writing lyrics is very personal to McIntosh. “You put yourself out there to be judged,” he said. All songs are available for download on iTunes. While in Nashville recently, McIntosh travelled to Franklin, Tennessee for some fun downtime. Carleton Place twinned with the city in January 2005. The musician filmed a music video for Grew Up in a Country Song earlier this month, which took place in Carleton Place and area. Performing with the singer on camera are band mates Connor Riddell (guitar), Carter Peak (drums), Nick Deroucher (bass) and Andrew Woibes (guitar). All are young, talented and appeal to McIntosh’s fan base. “We all have a great connection,” he said. He also performs with Michaela Mullan, a fiddler from Ottawa. “She is one of the top fiddlers in the country,” said McIntosh. Multi-talented and highly driven, McIntosh has been extremely busy in recent weeks, filming a holiday movie in British Columbia for CMT (Country Music Television). It is called ‘Home for Christmas’. In April he was signed to Invictus Entertainment Group, “a diversified entertainment company with an adaptive edge.” They specialize in entertainment procurement services, event programming and artist representation (agency and management level). McIntosh recently performed at the CHEO Telethon and on stage at the Relay for Life in Mississippi Mills (Almonte). He stops by to perform at the Calabogie Country Music Festival on Friday, June 28. “I can’t wait,” said McIntosh. “I want people to hear my song.” Other upcoming performances include Ottawa’s RBC Royal Bank Bluesfest (July 6), Almonte Fair (July 20), Fitzroy in the Park (July 25) and Navan Fair (Aug. 11). He hits the road for Country Music Week

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90TH BIRTHDAY PARTY Murray S. Guthrie Please come celebrate with us! Saturday, June 29th between 2-5 p.m. Almonte Civitan Hall Given with love by his Children and Grandchildren Best Wishes Only

HAPPY 60TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY Rev. Hugh and Elizabeth Logan (Tom & Peggi) are celebrating their 60th on July 4, 2013. Married in Toronto in 1953, Tom and Peggi spent the early years as missionaries in the Congo. Upon returning to Canada they had ministries at Coe Hill, Kitchener, Fort Erie, and finally at Calvary Bible Church in Smiths Falls. Their sons, Mark (Donna), Matt (Nancy), and Bert (Betty Ann) along with 11 Grandchildren and 3 Great Grandchildren will be in town travelling from Japan, BC, North Carolina, and Ontario.

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HAPPY 17TH BIRTHDAY Riley Bowes June 30, 2013 Love Mom, Dad, Amanda and Brittany

HAPPY 40TH ANNIVERSARY Brian and Jane Craig (Lally) June 30, 2013 Congratulations Mom and Dad Love, Lori-Anne and Bob ENGAGEMENT

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HAPPY 80TH BIRTHDAY Mom Phyllis Kerr Love Donna, Dale, Shirlan and grandchildren. Please join us July 7, 2-4 p.m., at South Elmsley Complex next to OPP Station on Hwy. 15 for cake and coffee. Best wishes only please

HAPPY 50TH ANNIVERSARY Bill and Denise Close Love your family GRADUATION

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Come celebrate 90TH BIRTHDAY Ken Brown Sunday, June 30 1-4 p.m. Smiths Falls Civitan All are welcome Best wishes only!

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ENGAGEMENT NOTICE Yates - Fontaine Terry and Veronica Yates are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Dana Marie Yates, to Graig Brian Fontaine, son of Ms. Beth McCarthy and Ray and Debbie Fontaine. Dana is the daughter of the late Lesley Williamson-Yates and granddaughter of the late Gord and Joan Williamson and Eric and Helen Yates. The wedding will take place on August 17th, 2013 in Toledo, ON at the Yates Family Homestead.

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Dan and Cindy Moulton are proud to announce the graduation of Lindsay Moulton and Cody Garrett from Saint Lawrence College in Kingston. Lindsay graduated with a Degree in Social Service Worker. Cody graduated with a Certificate in BIO Technology. Lindsay and Cody reside in Kingston where they both work in their perspective fields. Love Mom and Dad PS. Chloe really misses you guys! Congratulations

Laura Bennett Diane and David Bennett wish to congratulate Laura for completing her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of Ottawa. Laura has accepted a position at the Ottawa Hospital - General Campus in Orthopedic Surgery. Love, Mom, Dad, Adam and Dayna

GARRETT, Kenneth Gordon This day like all days we lovingly think of and deeply miss our dear father and husband, Ken. Sept. 10, 1949 -July 1, 2008. He is resting in Glory. With our love for him Patricia, Hannah and Cheryl

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RINGER, Brent June 27, 2012. Remembering you is easy We do it every day And missing you is something That will never go away. Always remembered Mom, Jeff and Lisa

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Congratulations to our dear daughter Kodey Campbell who CONGRATULATIONS Wendy McPhee has graduated from On June 9, 2013 NDCHS in Carleton Place on June 26, Wendy graduated from Ottawa 2013. We are so University with a very proud of her. Honours Degree She will be attending Carleton University Bachelor of Science in Nursing. this fall for a major in Love, Criminology. Philip and Family, We wish her Bob and the best of luck. Jeannette Day, Love Always Doug and Mom, Dad, Jason Geraldine McPhee and Peyton

HAPPY 1ST BIRTHDAY Evan Armstrong July 3, 2013 Love Always Daddy, Mommy, Tyler and all your family xoxo


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FORTHCOMING MARRIAGE Doug and Marian Walker are thrilled to announce the marriage of their daughter Catie Michelle to Matthew Allen Busch, son of Terry and Kathleen Busch of Calgary, Alberta. Catie is the youngest granddaughter of Marjorie and the late Howard Walker of Lombardy and the late Art and Mary Doyle of Smiths Falls. The wedding will take place August 17, 2013 at the Cochrane Ranchehouse in Cochrane, Alberta. WEDDING

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GRADUATION Tony and Karen Gunn announce with great pride and joy, the graduation of their son, Logan, from the University of Ottawa on June 8, 2013. Logan graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree majoring in Psychology, with a minor in Aboriginal Studies. Congratulations buddy! We wish you all the best as you now pursue your life long career goals! With love and best wishes always from Mom, Dad and Kelsey XO (and all the rest of your Gunn and Lashley family members)

Congratulations Fenton Isaacs! Fenton has graduated Ontario Scholar from ADHS in Almonte, and will be leaving next week for a well-earned trip to Turkey, before attending Queens University in the fall in a Bachelor of Science Honours program. We are all very proud of your hard work and dedication, and wish you an exciting and rewarding future. Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll always be there for you! Love Mom, Dad, Jordan, Nenek & Nani

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Greg and Hayley Derbyshire Allan and Angela Derbyshire are pleased to announce the marriage of their son Greg to Hayley Carkner which took place in Ottawa, Ontario on May 11, 2013. Greg and Hayley are currently residing in Kemptville, Ontario. We wish them a lifetime of health and happiness. Love Mom and Dad, Scott, Bruce, Angela and Ella Robbie, Amy, Jade, Emma and Owen, Grandma DiCola, Grandma Derby and Family and last, but not least, their pup, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Frankieâ&#x20AC;? xo

CONGRATULATIONS Meghan Shelane Strank! On May 31, 2013, Meghan graduated from Bishops University with a Bachelor of Commerce and Science, Concentration Marketing and Exercise Science and Sports Studies. We are proud of all your accomplishments and wish you every success in your future travels and endeavors. With love and admiration, Mom, Dad, Brittany, Gran and Papa Hutchings

Scott Derbyshire Scott received his Faculty of Education degree at a Convocation at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa on June 10, 2013 after previously completing four years of Human Kinetics at the University of Ottawa. He has accepted a teaching position this Fall in Brighton, England. We are so very proud of you. We wish you every success in your future endeavours. Much Love, Mom and Dad, Greg and Hayley, Bruce, Angela and Ella, Robbie, Amy, Jade, Emma and Owen Grandma DiCola, Grandma Derby and Families xo

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THANK YOU We would sincerely like to thank all of our family who organized the wonderful garden party on the occasion of our 50th anniversary. To all who were there to celebrate with us â&#x20AC;&#x201C; a huge thank you. Carron & Gib Hodge

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THANK YOU Leo Levesque We would like to take this opportunity to thank our family and friends who offered support during Dadâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s illness and recent passing. We would like to recognize the staff of both the emergency and in-patient unit of the Carleton Place and District Memorial Hospital as well as Doctors Drake and Walker for their compassionate care. Special thanks to the staff of Barker Funeral Home, Father Gus for your kind words of support and friendship and the ladies of the CWL of St. Mary Church who provided a delicious luncheon after the funeral. Thank you, The Levesque Family

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Thank you to family and friends of Roy Roman Humeniuk. To anyone who contributed in any way during and after the passing of Roy, we appreciated your help and thoughtfulness. From Marjorie and family Deborah and family, Anita and family, Sharon and family.

THANK YOU We would like to thank our family, friends and neighbours for helping us celebrate our 25th Wedding Anniversary. A special thanks to Davis and Arlene for organizing a great party on June 8. We appreciate the gifts and best wishes. Jeff and Marilyn Jones

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SMITHSON Eugene In loving memory of a loving son, brother & father. Who passed away June 30, 2009 How we miss the welcoming footsteps on the hardwood floor of the one we love so dear. Oft we listen for his knock upon our door fully sure that he is near. Thou you are gone but not forgotten Fresh our love will always be for as long as there is memory we will always think of thee. Always in our thoughts & hearts Love Mom, Howard, Eunice, Lisa, Jeff All your nieces and nephews

STAG & DOE for Alyssa Burns and Justin Jackson Friday, July 5, 2013 Perth Civitan Hwy. 43 8 p.m. - 1 a.m. IN MEMORIAM WHITNEY - In loving memory of Shelli Dawn who passed away at age 25 on June 27, 1991. Our family chain is broken, And nothing seems the same, But as God calls us one by one, The chain will link again. Love you Shelli Mom, Dad, Laurie, Kelly and Brianna

IN MEMORIAM WRIGHT, Lorne- June 28, 1927 to June 30, 2010. Three years have passed since that sad day, When one we loved was called away. God took him home, It was His will. But in our hearts he liveth still. Love Marion and Family

COMING EVENTS Gananoque Ribfest June 28, 29, 30 and July 1. Ribs, beer, live entertainment. Free admission, Gananoque Town Park. www.ganribfest.com


DEATH NOTICE

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DEUGO Dorothy Clare In hospital at Almonte surrounded by the love of her family on Thursday morning, June 20, 2013. Dorothy Blanchard of Pakenham, age 78 years. Cherished wife and best friend of Douglas Deugo. Much loved and respected mother of Shawn (Pearl), Beverly Bowen, Brenda Mills (Jim) and Wendy. Predeceased by her son, Bruce. Also survived by her daughter-in-law, Robin Deugo. Sister of Margaret Stewart (Wayne). Predeceased by a sister, Elaine and brother, Donald. Special Grandma of 9 grandchildren. Friends were received at the C. R. GAMBLE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL INC. 127 Church St., Almonte, ON. (613)-256-3313 For visiting on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Thence to rest in St. Mark’s Anglican Church, Pakenham from 12 noon Monday until the family arrive for Service at 1:30. Rev. Peggy Cuzmicz, officiating. Interment with her son, Bruce in St. Mark’s Anglican Cemetery, Pakenham. For those who may want to honour Dorothy with a memorial donation, please consider the Almonte General Hospital Fairview Manor Foundation or St. Mark’s Anglican Church. Condolences & Tributes: www.crgamble.com

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FLYNN William Thomas Lawrence (Tyke) January 12th, 1930–June 21st, 2013 Passed away Friday June 21st, 2013 at his residence in Newboro in his 84th year. Cherished husband of Ruby, nee Mattice. Dear father of Edna (Louis Thomas), Lesley (Darius Corcoran), step-father to Barbara (Donnie Seward) and Susan (Paul Echlin). Dear Poppa to Louis Jr., Amber, Taylor and Jessica. Great Grandpa to Cheyenne, Marleigh and Sierra. In keeping with Tyke’s wishes cremation has been arranged by Simpler Times Cremation bmulcair@simplertimes.org. For those wishing to do so, donations made to the Newboro United Church would be appreciated. A celebration of Tyke’s life will take place on Saturday, July 6th, 2013, 2 p.m. at 14 Bay Street, Newboro, Ontario. All family and friends are welcome to join in the celebration.

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Desjardine Antoine Joseph “A.J.” Desjardine

50TH WEDDING CELEBRATION The venue was one of love and warmth, a reflection of the many wonderful family gatherings we have celebrated over the years, evident of much planning and a very artistic hand. At this time our hearts overflow with so many great memories that have made up our lives. We were privileged to have in attendance Roy’s mom Muriel and our dear family friend Mary Moss who was such an intricate part of our wedding day, fifty years ago. For the special touches; display of wedding dress, replica of wedding cake, the montage of photos, the unique guest book – records, the banner and so much more –thank you. For the great music, our friend Peter McKenna’s introduction, sisters-in-law for the great food, our SFDCI hospitality students, Tim Turner and Tayler Hughes for serving and setting up the buffet (a great job well done). To family, friends, the many nieces and nephews, greats and great-greats (our newest Baby Jacob Moulton) who attended. To our daughters and grand-daughters for their sweet kind words of acknowledgement. To all who attended. For the hugs, handshakes and good wishes, the many cards and special greetings awaiting us in our mailbox. Thank you. So to our children, Jamie & Sherry, Kelly & Douglas, Robin & Shawna, Pamela & David, Krikit & Ian, thank you for your love and friendship and for our awesome grandchildren who fill up our lives and keep us young at heart. Love forever and always Mom & Dad (Roy & Gladys Craig)

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Peacefully in Perth on Saturday June 22nd, 2013 with his family members present at the age of 87 years. A.J. was the beloved husband of Emma (Barrie) Desjardine, loved father of Margaret (Carl) Warwick, John (Joan), Ian (Sheila) and Donnie (Helen) Desjardine, Thelma Renaud, Doris (Ian) Gemmill, Sylvia (Brian) Keenan and Joe (Roberta) Desjardine; he will be sadly missed by 17 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. He is survived by sister Carmel (late Gordon) Watt, brothers Leonard (Lois) and Gerald (Emma) Desjardine, long time friend Shirley Pearce, all his family and many friends. A.J. was predeceased by parents Antoine Joseph and Josephine (Renaud) Desjardine, sisters Catherine Riopelle (Robin Sherwood), Eleanor (Jack) Millotte and Annetta (Ralph) Simpson, brothers Michael Riopelle (Edith Watt) and James (Darlene Blair) Desjardine and granddaughter Karlie. Friends were received at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, 15 Gore St. W., Perth Tuesday June 25th, 2013 from 2:00 to 5:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Funeral service was held Wednesday at 10:00 A.M. Interment, White Cemetery, Poland. In remembrance, contributions to the Parkinson Society or fund of choice would be appreciated. Blair & Son Funeral Home, Perth (613) 267-3765 to send your condolences or for further information visit www.blairandson.com

Peacefully at Rosebridge Manor on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 in his 88th year. Beloved Husband of the late Margaret Isabel Maitland (nee Haskins). Loving Father to Brenda (Bill Lussier), Brian (Barb) and Judy (Ralph Carroll). Dear Grandfather to Jenn (Brett Daniels), Chris (Paula Lussier), Jeff (Melanie Maitland), Ronnie (Ashleigh Maitland), Mike (Jessica Maitland), Robert Maitland, Sarah (Kevin Hinton), Lily Maitland, Jessica Carroll and Sydney Carroll. Great grandfather to seven. Devoted son of the late Roley and Mary Maitland. Predeceased by his son Stephen (Jayne Maitland) and by his brother Bert. Former Warden of Leeds & Grenville and Former Reeve of Wolford Township. Friends were received at Lannin Funeral Home, Smiths Falls on Monday June 24, 2013 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. A Funeral Service was held in the chapel on Tuesday June 25, 2013 at 11 o’clock. Interment to follow at Wolford Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy donations to Wolford Cemetery, Wolford Chapel or the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated by the family. Online condolences available at www.lannin.ca.

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WHALEN Mary Carol Elizabeth Peacefully at Kingston General Hospital on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 in her 73rd year. Beloved wife of John Whalen. Loving mother to Jean (Martin), Beverly, Chris and Barbara (Shannon). Cherished grandmother to seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Dear sister to Tom, Dorothy, Allan and Kenny. Predeceased by her brother Fred. As per Mary’s wishes cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. As expressions of sympathy donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Online Condolences available at www.lannin.ca

Norman Francis Majore Suddenly at home on Saturday, June 22nd, 2013 Norman F. Majore at the age of 65. Predeceased by his parents Harry and Kathleen (Manion) Majore. Norman was the brother of Eldon, Dan, Darcy, Doug, Myles, Beverly Shaddis, Elaine Garrison and Betty Murray. He will be sadly missed by his good friends Joe Laforce, Mike Drynan and Bobby Lalonde. Friends may pay their respects at the Young Funeral Home, Lanark on Thursday, June 27th, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Sacred Heart Church, Lanark on Friday at 10:00 A.M. Interment, St. Declan’s Cemetery, the French Line. In remembrance, contributions to St. Declan’s Church or a memorial fund of choice would be appreciated. Young Funeral Home, Lanark (613) 267-3765 to send your condolences or for further information visit www.blairandson.com

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Brant Catherine Isobell (nee Dolson)

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear mother, Catherine Isobell Brant on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at the age of 83. Sadly missed by her children Linda Moore (Keith Day), Sharon (Murray) Whitworth and Rob Moore (Kathy Gassner). She was loved by her 8 grandchildren, 7 greatgrandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren. As per Catherine’s wishes all arrangements will be private for the family. Should you wish, you are welcome to make a donation in her name to LAWS. Blair & Son Funeral Home, Smiths Falls (613) 283-2800 to send your condolences or for further information visit www.blairandson.com

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Peacefully at the Almonte General Hospital, on Monday June 17, 2013, at the age of 65. Loving mother of Sean (Lesley), Stacy (Jennifer), Scott (Jeannie) and Heather (Tim Kavanagh). Proud grandmother of 8 grandchildren. A service to celebrate Nancy’s life took place Thursday June 20, 2013 at the Alan R. Barker Funeral Home, 19 McArthur Avenue, Carleton Place at 1:00 p.m. For those who wish, a donation to L.A.W.S. would be appreciated by the family. www.barkerfh.com

(January 12, 1964 January 25, 2013) Passed away due to complications from MS at St. Peters Hospital, Hamilton, ON in his 49th year. Son of Carol and the late Leigh MacLean. Beloved grandson of Mary McCleary. Husband to Gina (nee Saikaley). Will be sadly missed by his four children Tyler (Jessica), Terrilyn (Kelly), Michelle (Luc), Melanie and his first grandchild Sophia. Dear brother of Allen (Debbie), Kathleen (Bill), Theresa (Ian). Predeceased by his brother Steven. Fondly remembered by his many nieces, nephews and extended family. Ronald will be interred with his father Leigh Willard MacLean at St. Philip Neri Cemetery, Toledo. May they both rest in peace! There will be a “Sharing Circle” in his memory on Saturday June 29, 2013 1 p.m. at St. Philip Neri Cemetery. After the “Sharing Circle” please join his family and friends at the Kilt & Castle Restaurant in Smiths Falls for light refreshments. If anyone would like to attend or share only memories please email imbluelotus@hotmail.com

McIntyre Raymond “Ray” McIntyre

Following a lengthy illness, Ray passed away in hospital in Perth on Monday June 17th, 2013 at the age of 79 years. He was predeceased by his parents William and Bessie (Manson) McIntyre, brother Bill McIntyre and sister Joyce Scott. Ray was the beloved husband of Kay (Clements) McIntyre, loved and respected father of Rhonda McIntyre-Logie, grandfather of Rhys Logie and brother of Bernice (late Norm) Turgeon. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends including brothers-in-law Gordon (Norma) Scott and David (Gail) Clements, sister-in-law Florence Doran and his nieces and nephews. The visitation and funeral service will be held privately for the family with interment at a later date in Greenwood Cemetery, Middleville. In remembrance, contributions to the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation or Roger’s House would be appreciated. Blair & Son Funeral Home, Perth (613) 267-3765 to send your condolences or for further information visit www.blairandson.com

Dora Murison (Died June 19, 2013) Dora Renate Murison passed away unexpectedly at the Ottawa General Hospital, at age 87, on June 19, 2013. She is predeceased by her husband Thomas Murison. Dear mother of Eva Newcombe and family of Amherst, NS, stepdaughter Gail Latour and family of Texas and stepdaughter April Reynolds and family of BC and MB. Private family services with interment with her husband Thomas at United Cemeteries, Carleton Place. Donations in memory of Dora may be made to the Lanark Animal Welfare Society. Arrangements entrusted to the Alan R. Barker Funeral Home, Carleton Place. www.barkerfh.com


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MERKLEY Linda Irene Peacefully at Peterborough H o s p i t a l surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with cancer on Saturday June 1, 2013 at the age of 60. Loving wife of Raymond Merkley of Marmora Ontario. Mother of Aimee Merkley, Jessica (Kevin Gates), grandchildren Sam and Raegan. Sister to Jim and Jean, Mike and Gloria, Cathy and Rick, Marina and Kevin, Tom and Linda, Jackie and Ben, Brian and Terra, Dennis and Carolyn, sister-inlaw of John Merkley, Marg and Gale McMunn, Mary and Dave White and Cathy Merkley. Best friend of Frona Mary VanVolkenburg. Predeceased by her parents Mike and Elsie Logan and daughter-in-law of late Wilbur and Marie Merkley.

Leclair Dorothy J. Leclair

Peacefully at her home on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 Dorothy Jean (Lee) Leclair at the age of 83. Beloved wife of the late Clifford Leclair. Loved mother of Don, Tom, Fran (Giles) Laming and the late Debra Bisonette. Sadly missed by her grandchildren Kim (John) Hampton, Tom Jr. (Gabby), and her precious great-granddaughter Ellie Hampton. Fondly remembered by her nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Predeceased by her brothers and sisters Jack, Bill and Harry Lee, Josephine Lee, Mae McMullen and Leona Dewey. Friends were received at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, Smiths Falls on Saturday June 22, 2013 from 9:45 until 10:45 a.m. A graveside service followed at St. Francis de Sales Cemetery at 11:00 a.m. For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Blair & Son Funeral Home, Smiths Falls (613) 283-2800 to send your condolences or for further information visit www.blairandson.com

ASHTON, Arthur – In loving memory of my husband who passed away June 29, 2011. You knew I would miss you and tried so hard to stay, But the hardest thing I ever had to do is to be here alone without you day after day. I find myself just sitting and I look over at your chair, And I almost think I can really see you still sitting there. Life for you was getting hard and I know you had to go, As many years of failing health was really taking its toll. Please God put your arms around him and tell him how much I care, And how I look so forward to being with him up there. So for now, I carry on, as our family needs me, and I know they miss you too, But one by one someday we will all be together with you. To be absent from the body, is to be present with the Lord. Miss you Love You Forever, Your Wife, Helen Beaupre

June 27th 1973 - McGrath, Ethel Fern 1993 - Metcalfe, Eileen Elizabeth 1996 - Waddell, Sara Ansley 1996 - Pierce, Annie Isabella 2000 - Smithson, Clarence Edward 2001 - Mortimer, Shaun Alexander Augustine 2002 - Corbeil, Ronald Calvyn 2006 - Laird, Margaret Joan (Peggy) 2012 - Timmins, Ester Joyce June 28th 1972 - Porteous, Allan F. 2002 - Dingwall, Phyllis Elizabeth (Peg) 2010 - Swartz, Samuel Selwyn 2011 - Morrow, Fredrick Roy 2012 - MacDonell, Erika E. J. 2012 - Quance, Richard Albert June 29th 1977 - Bissonnette, Eva Myrtle 1980 - Fulton, Ross Hugh 1981 - Barr, Harris Maxwell 1987 - Bogaerts, Peter John 1990 - O’Reilly, John Carleton 1991 - Julian, Donald Arthur

IN MEMORIAM

JUBY, Dale – In precious memory of my darling husband Dale who walked through Heaven’s Gate June 24th, 2012. The moment that you died, My heart split in two, The one side filled with memories, The other died with you. I often lay awake at night, When the world is fast asleep, And take a walk down memory lane, With tears upon my cheeks. Remembering you is easy, I do it every day, But missing you is a heartache that never goes away. I hold you tightly within my heart, and there you will remain, Life has gone on without you, but it never will be the same. Sometimes I think I’m dreaming I can’t believe it’s true If I could have a lifetime wish A dream that would come true I would pray with all my heart For yesterday and you Until we meet again, Forever and always, your loving wife and friend, Diane

JUNE - JULY

“WE REMEMBER” Just inside the main entrance of the C.R. Gamble Funeral Home is a book of remembrance. Each day we turn a page in the book. The names of those we have served are inscribed on that date along with the year in which they passed away. It is our way of honouring and remembering a life that was lived. It is

1992 - Granich, Jean Elizabeth 2006 - Morrow, Alice Jean 2008 - Kells, James McCloy June 30th 1970 - Jackman, Lucy 1977 - Kilpatrick, Frederick John July 1st 1973 - Toop, Agnes 1986 - Leach, Beatrice Margaret 1986 - Thacker, John Ross 1994 - MacDonald, Mary Irene 2005 - Yuill/Cowan, Bernice Eleanor 2011 - Byrne, Arthur Joseph July 2nd 1973 - Foster, Ernest 1974 - Hutt, Charles Augusta 1980 - Collingnon, Esther Margreta July 3rd 1970 - Crawshaw, Ethel 1994 - Killeen, Gerald Francis 1994 - Scott, William Murray 1999 - Donaldson, Wm. Samuel Gordon 2005 - James, Elizabeth Jane

BIGRAS – In memory of Mildred Bigras (Millie Jackson) Nov. 6, 1934 - July 1, 2012. Not a day goes by that you are not in our thoughts. The memories will last a lifetime and be held deep in our hearts. A wonderful mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Love Heather Warwick and family

GUTKNECHT, Eric Leslie William June 25, 2010 of Kemptville. We thought of you with love today, but that is nothing new. We thought about you yesterday, and the day before that, too. We think of you in silence, we often say your name, But all we have are memories and your picture in a frame. Your memory is our keepsake, with which we’ll never part. God has you in His keeping, we have you in our heart. We shed tears for what might have been, a million times we’ve cried. If love alone could have saved you, you never would have died. In life we loved you dearly, in death we love you still, In our heart you hold a place, no one could ever fill. It broke our heart to lose you, but you didn’t go alone, For part of us went with you, the day God took you Home. Mom and Dad Visit www.ericgutknechtbursary.ca for more information on the Eric Gutknecht Memorial Bursary.

FOR SALE Nora E. Paul June 27, 2011 Mom You are always in my thoughts Forever in my heart I miss you Love Susan

CASSELMAN, EARL B. - In loving memory of a dear husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, who passed away July 2, 2009 We had a Father with a heart of gold, Who was more to us than wealth untold; Without farewell he fell asleep With only memories for us to keep Lovingly remembered and sadly missed by wife, Lois and daughters Linda, Debra, Donna and Glenna and their families

WILLIAMS, Michael - January 14, 1980-June 27, 2003. It’s been 10 years since you’ve been gone You were only 23 when you were taken away from me. You still had so much life to live So many smiles and love to give. We still hear your voice See your smiling face, When we look around, You’re every place- especially in our hearts and minds. We love you Michael. Until we meet again, Always remembered and loved. Mom, Phil, Adam and Melissa

also our way of saying “thank you” to the many families who have shown confidence in us since we came to Almonte in 1973. Some families are unable to visit this book on the anniversary of the death of those they love. For this reason we are proud to publish these names weekly as our way of saying…“We Remember”.

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On Tuesday, June, 18th at the Queensway Carleton Hospital after a brief illness. Beloved wife of Brian Cowan. Survived by sister-in-law Carmen Todd and several nieces and nephews. A Service of Remembrance took place on Saturday, June 22nd at 11am at St James Anglican Church, 224 Edmund Street, Carleton Place. Interment at the parish cemetery to follow. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to the Carleton Place Memorial Hospital. Donations, condolences and tributes can be made at www.tubmanfuneralhomes.com.

All brands of used appliances sold (or repaired at your place or ours) with warranty and free delivery. We also sell new parts for most appliances. George Peters Appliances, #3756 Hwy. 43, Smiths Falls (between Perth and Smiths Falls). (613)283-8634.

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FAIR, Merridee-Anne – February 17, 1971-June 28, 2009. In loving memory of my precious daughter. There’s a place in my heart that is yours alone A piece of love that no one else can own For deep in my heart you will always be kept To love and to cherish and to never forget. In everlasting memory of Merridee from her mother Jeannie

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Brand New Mattress Sale200+ Beds in Stock. More Quality Less Money. Quality Used Appliances Sold with Warranty. Best Price in Town! Dan Peters Sales- 3768 Hwy 43 West, Smiths Falls. Open Tuesday-Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Delivery Available. After Hours Appointments Available 613-284-1234.

Buhler landscape finishing rake, dual rear wheel kit, 5’ wide, 3 point hitch, cat I. $650. Call (613)258-3271.

DUGDALE, Wayne Ernest – In loving memory of Wayne who passed away June 29, 2012. One year today our brother was called To his eternal rest; Gone where the angels sing so sweet, And taken when God knew best. We miss him here so very much, His presence oft seems nigh, But we all hope in Heaven to meet Where no one says goodbye. Sadly missed by your family

WATT, David, 19572008 – Today seems like such a normal day To those who do not know. To me it has been five long years, Since I had to let you go. I have our family here with me And I know they miss you too, But I have a loneliness in my heart, That belongs just to you. Life together was gone in a wink, Life isn’t as long as we would like to think. To those people whom so many times have cried, Thank you for understanding That a part of me died. Miss you and Jacob With all my love Jo

FOR SALE Apartment size washer and dryer for sale, Asking $400 for the pair. Call 613-205-1370. Cedar (white), quality lumber, most sizes, decking, T&G, channel rustic. Also huge bundles of cedar slabs ($45) and large bags of shavings ($35). www.scoutenwhitecedar.ca (613)283-3629.

Cedar Trees $1/foot, you dig them out, will dig for Chainsaw, 18”, 40 c.c., extra. 613-489-1121 or 1-1/2 years old, $100. 613-794-4959. 613-258-7170.


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Future Steel Buildings 25’ wide by 22’ long. 30 year warranty. Can be delivered. Call 613-264-0102.

Landscape rear mount blade, adjustable angle, push or pull, 5’ wide, 3 point hitch, cat I. $250. Call (613)258-3271.

Ride-on lawn tractor; 2 chainsaws; self-propelled lawn mower; hay wagon, diesel tractor 45 h.p. 613-283-8231.

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Canadian Firearm/Hunter Safety Courses. Call Dave Arbour 613-257-7489 or visit www. valleysportsmanshow.com for dates and details of courses near you.

Retired Senior has dire need for old car batteries. Making cannon balls. Will pickup. (613)258-6254.

Lumber- Board & batten, 1x10”, 8 to 16’ lengths. 613-256-2680.

Firewood- Cut, split and delivered or picked up. Dry seasoned hardwood or softwood from $50/face cord. Phone Greg Knops (613)658-3358, cell (613)340-1045.

Disability Products. Buy and Sell stair lifts, scooters, bath lifts, patient lifts, hospital beds, etc. Call Silver Cross Ottawa Good, used trampoline, (613)231-3549. enclosed, $125. Exercise bike, good work- 613-258-0838. ing order, $50. Hide-away sofa, 8 months 613-256-1409. old, beige, $400; Horizon Frigidaire 6000 BTU air TC7.1 treadmill, $400. conditioner. $130; Sears 613-851-2865. DeLonghi dehumidifier, HOT TUB (SPA) Covers $175. Both new with Best Price, Best Quality. manuals; Men’s bolf clubs All shapes & Colours plus bag- 12 Pro Select A v a i l a b l e . C a l l NXT right hand, $100; 4 1 - 8 6 6 - 6 5 2 - 6 8 3 7 . Bridgestone tires www.thecover-guy.com/ P215/60R16 all season, newspaper $20 ea.; Panasonic microwave, excellent condition, $30. 613-284-1498.

BRENNAN, Sonya-Ann Nicole – April 23, 1974 - July 1, 2006. Those we love don’t go away, They walk beside us everyday. Still loved and never forgotten. Always and Forever Love, Mom, Rheal, Danielle, Chantal, Chris, Shaun

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100% Hardwood, cut and split, 1 year old, hand Lumber- Board & Batten, piled, delivered, no debris, 1x10 in eight and ten ft. 14 and 16”. Summer spelengths at 80 cents per lin. cials! Call 613-257-5095. ft. Battens 20 cents per lin. ft. Also will cut to suit. Cus- 5 Generations of firewood tom portable sawmilling sales, all hardwood, cut available. (613)283-7334. and split. Volume discount. Outdoor furnace wood also available. Outdoor Teak table, octa- 613-253-8006. gon shape, 44” with umbrella and stand. Asking $50. 613-253-2660. FIREWOOD

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Electric Fencer Repairs Authorized repair depot for Hallman, Phason, Gallagher and Lacme. Excellent selection of Electric Fencing Supplies (613)253-5238 www.littleironhorsefarm.com

Farm machinery, rake, baler, disk, plough, Case tractor, (old) wagons, used tin, combine, old wooden seed drill, etc. 613-342-9533. Ford 4630 4x4 loader exc $16,500; Ford 7700 cab $8,500; IH 434 loader $3,950; New Holland 488 haybine exc. 613-223-6026. It’s a 685 Case International tractor, 70 h.p., 4 WD, with cab, only 3,600 hrs, 2255 loader 8’ wide, 8’ grader, tires 75-80%. Location outside Maberly. $19,500. Call for a test drive. 613-268-2222. Large quantity of used steel roofing, 613-259-2067 evenings. Manuals and Decals. Operators manuals, service manuals, parts manuals for tractor engines, implements and heavy equipment. Roberts Tractor Manuals. 519-539-0739.

Massey Ferguson #12 baler, $700. Massey Ferguson side delivery, 6-bar rake, $500. New Holland TRAILERS / RV’S 327 manure spreader, $1,000. All good working 1997 Fleetwood Bounder condition. 613-926-2484. Class A motor home. 34’, 454 Chevy MH motorhome, 85,000 miles. AskTOM’S CUSTOM ing $26,500/obo. Serious AIRLESS PAINTING inquires only. Specializing in roof 613-285-7500

30’ Trailer, 2007 Super Sport, mint condition, can be seen at Riverside Campground. $10,000. 613-269-4664.

Dinette set: table with 2 extra leaves, 4 arm chairs, buffet and hutch. $275. 613-267-1139. Disability EquipmentWheelchair (Patriot Invacare), mint condition, $550; Bathtub arm $25; Bath bench without back $25. 613-267-4463 after 5:30 weekdays.

Kayak- 1 person, like new, $325. Call 613-257-9011.

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Dark cherry china cabinet, glass shelves, like new, $500. Teak dining room set, oval table, 6 chairs, buffet and hutch, $1200. Pine kitchen table, 4 chairs, pedestal base, $800. Maple bedroom set, queen bed, dresser & mirror, chest of drawers, night table, $1000. Maple coffee table, 2 end tables, $250. Cherry corner entertainment unit w/4 sets of bookshelves, $400. All in excellent condition. Days, 613-256-1149. Evenings, 613-256-2396.

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ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES Antiques for sale, visit our barn full of antiques. 3654 Hwy 29 North at Cedar Hill Road, Pakenham. Info: 613-794-5634 or 613-256-8937.

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2004 Chrysler Pacific AWD. Loaded, leather, sunroof, DVD, GPS, P/Seat with memory, dual-zone climate control, Wanted- Set of deer ant- 172,000km, $5,500 certif i e d / e t e s t e d . lers, average size, prefer Hunter Safety/Canadian skull attached. Call 613-264-5868, week-days 613-264-8004, evenFire-arms Courses and ex- 613-253-2660. ings/week-ends. ams throughout the year. Held once a month at EMC Classifieds 2010 Silverado: Black Carp. Call Wenda Cochran 283-3182 Beauty, regular cab, long613-256-2409. Toll Free box, 20,200 km, certified, 1-888-967-3237 Hunter Safety/Canadian 1-888-WORD ADS e-tested, smoke-free, 4.3 Firearms Courses, beginengine, 3.23 POSI, ning Tues. Sept. 3, evenAM/FM/CD, tilt, A/C. Askings, Kemptville. ing $15,000. VEHICLES Registration required. 613-284-4278. (613)258-7816. Cell 02 VW Cabrio convertible, Assortment of used tires, (613)355-2607. Email: keewaytin@gmail.com. 5 speed, 2.0L, A/C, power 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16.5. windows, locks, leather Summers, all-season and Limited seating. heated seats, silver grey, snows. Also used car 613-466-0543, parts. Gord 613-257-2498. Martin Phantom Magnum $2,995. Fuzion compound bow, Perth area. trigger release, hip quiver, MARINE forearm protector. Excel- 1990 Mazda Miata conlent condition for $275 or vertible. Original paint. best offer.(613)342-4963. New top, roll bars, extra 2006 Q4 Sport Tahoe, 20’, wheels and tires. $5,300. 4.3 Mercury inboard motor. 2006 Tahoe trailer. LAWN & GARDEN 613-267-4803. Asking $19,000 obo. Serious inquires only. Call Troy Built 22 hp 46” Lawn 2003 Pontiac Montana 613-285-7500. Tractor, runs good. $1100; Ext. Van. 1 owner, 36” snowblower (lawn 253,000 km (highway). 24’ Munro Craft bass boat, tractor attachment) $100; 13 hp woodchipper $250; Regular maintenance. Air 40 HP Evenrude outboard conditioning, power, winmotor. Seats 3, trailer, B&D 4 hp 18” electric mower $25. dows, doors, locks, DVD gas tank, boat cover. player with headphones. $3,000. 613-272-2727. (613)268-2380. Includes winter tires on rims. $2,250.00. Marine Mechanic- stop VEHICLES 613-267-1332. waiting 2-3 weeks for service, fast turn around. We’ll look at your boat within days. Reasonable rates, 35 years experience. 613-267-3470. Sales and Service

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Piano Tuner Technician for all your piano needs. Call Lionel Pauze. 1(613)278-2017.

Pentium IV desktop computer, DVD Rom 36” monitor, 160 hard drive with desk and chair, speakers, $300. 613-851-2865.

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Certified piano technician, with Piano Technician’s Guild, extensive experience with tuning, repairing and rebuilding. Contact Grant Pattingale at 613-284-8333, 1-877-742-6648 or www.piano4u.ca

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Custom built, landscape tandem trailer, black, 18’lx6’6”w, 4’ spring assisted twin ramps, 1’ sides, electric brakes on both axels, 15” wheels, 11,000lbs. gvw., wood plank floor, 2-5/16 coupler, spare tire/wheel, lockable tool box on tongue. $3750. Call (613)258-3271.

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HURLBERT - In loving memory of our brother Stephen (Snapper) who left us on June 29th 2012. He had a nature you could not help loving And a heart that was purer than gold And to those who knew him and loved him His memory will never grow cold. Always in our hearts, life isn’t the same without you. Till we meet again Brother, The Hurlbert Family

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Reist landscaper multitool with seed box, 5’ wide, hydraulic cylinder, hoses, 3 point hitch, cat I. $2500. Call (613)258-3271.

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Jayco Quest light weight tent trailer. New condition. 10’ box converts to 20’. Sleeps 8. Combination air/heat in ceiling. 2 heavy duty batteries, 2 propane tanks, indoor/outdoor 2 burner stove, premium Munro shock absorbers. Bal leveller, electric brakes, many other extras. Asking $5,200 o.b.o. 613-284-0496.

barn & aluminum/ vinyl siding painting *30 years experience. *Screw nailing and roof repairs. Insured and Bonded Free Estimates (613)283-8475

LIVESTOCK 2 Charolais bulls, 15 months old (not registered), off purebred bull and purebred cow. Contact evenings 6-9 p.m. 613-652-4746. Billy Royal western saddle, excellent condition, $325. 613-283-9432. Blacksmith- Wayne Catherwood is taking new customers 613-258-3080. Norweigian Fjord geldings. 7 and 8 years. Halter trained. $1,500 ea. 613-478-5736. Nubian X doelings, $120 each. 613-269-4796. Polled pure bred Limousin bull, 15 months old. Please call 613-657-4433. Shetland Sheep, 2 ewes and 4 lambs, $500. 613-256-1409. St. Jean’s Farrier Service. 613-283-1198.

Wanted to buy, horses, RV For Sale- 2006 Wild- colts and ponies, all types. wood, 286RLSS, 5th Contact Bob Perkins at wheel. Fully loaded, excel- (613)342-6030. lent condition. 613-284-1903. Leave PETS message please. Doggie Bed & Breakfast. In-home kennels, grooming, fenced activity park, 9N Ford Tractor, new mo- nature walks. Lorna tor, new paint job, good (613)200-1952 or tires, new tire and rim to (613)264-2203. go with it, $2,250 obo. 613-259-2411 (eve- Jack Russell Terrier puppies. 4 males, 2 females. ning/early morning) Short hair, short-legged, Allis Chalmers 190 XT Se- tails docked. $400, shots, ries 3. Can be tried out on deworming included, my farm. $4,700 o.b.o. 613-284-1653/Ashleigh 613-264-0432. Set your dog free with a Custom Hay Services. Dogwatch Hidden Fence Cut, rake, bale, wrap. Af- System. Service and infordable rates. Manure and stallation of any system. tillage services available as 1 ( 8 0 0 ) 6 4 7 - 3 3 0 7 . well. 613-285-6857. www.dogwatchontario.ca

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1 bedroom upstairs apt. Central location, Carleton Place. Fridge and stove included. First and last months rent and good references required. $650 plus heat and hydro. No pets. 613-257-4627. 2 bedroom apartment for rent in Perth. Mature person (couple) preferred. (Note: bed & bath upstairs). Parking included. $675 + utilities. No pets. Walking distance to downtown. Call 613-812-0809.

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2 bedroom quiet 11 unit adult building. Hardwood, ceramic, new bathroom reno., upstairs, non-smoking, no dogs. Heated $795. Aug. 1. 613-285-4001, 613-283-0921.

3 bed. apartment incl. heat/hydro $950. Large outdoor area, parking, between Perth and Franktown. Call Susan or Martin (613)624-5107.

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2 Bedroom, Carleton Place $745. Well maintained, clean, quiet apartment building, secure entrance, stove, fridge, parking included,hydro extra, laundry on first floor. 613-294-2076. 2 rooms for rent in home (Montague Township). 1st 2 bedroom for rent, on room- ensuite bathroom. 15-1/2 Russell St., Smiths $500/mth. 2nd roomFalls. Call Darlene at $400/mth. Includes 613-283-9799. utilities. Available immediately. 613-608-7563. 2 bedroom furnished home with access to Otter 2+1 bedroom apt. DownLake. Utilities included. No town, Smiths Falls. Parkpets. $985/mth. ing. Fridge, stove, washer, dryer, dishwasher. $950 613-283-8387. plus hydro. Appointment: 2 bedroom half house, 60 613-285-9229. Victoria Ave., Smiths Falls, 2+1 bedroom available off street parking, no pets, Aug. 1. Includes parking, $750/month plus utilities. laundry, heat and hydro. In 613-283-2266. Perth. $1,250/mth. 613-264-8143.

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3 bedroom semi-detached house, Carleton Place. Available June 1. Fridge and stove included. Recently renovated. $1125 plus heat & hydro. Good references required plus 3 bedroom 2 bathroom 1st and last months rent. home. 125 Riverside Rd., No pets. 613-257-4627. off High St., next to Mississippi River, Carleton 3 bedroom townhouse. Place. Available immedi- Kemptville. First/last reately. 613-612-2727. quired. Non-smokers, no pets. $1,300/mth. plus hy3 bedroom apartment, in dro. Fridge, stove, washer, Smiths Falls, 5 appliances, dryer included. Available newer building, 2 car park- i m m e d i a t e l y . ing, available immediately. 613-258-4664. 613-217-1862. 3 bedroom house, South $900/month + utilities, 2 Mountain, $1,000/month bedroom apt. in Perth near plus utilities. No pets, no the hospital, fridge, stove, smoking. First and last re- laundry room, references, quired. Available August 1. 1st & last, view at MLS# Call evenings www.mls.ca 868851, 613-200-1000. 613-989-3347.

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In the country, minutes from Perth. Spacious totally renovated 2 bedroom unit, $750/month plus utilities. Available July 1. First and last required. Danielle 613-464-3506.

Perth- Gore St (above Home Furniture). Huge 2 bedroom apartment. 10â&#x20AC;&#x2122; ceilings. $775/month plus hydro. Available immediately. 613-894-5210.

Smiths Falls, 2 bedroom in heritage stone building. $895/month. Heat, hydro, fridge, stove, washer and dryer included. Available i m m e d i a t e l y . 613-283-9650.

Perth home- 2 bedroom, remodeled with Natural gas fireplace, 4 appliances. $1050/water included. Available July 1st. 613-485-0805.

Smiths Falls 2 bedroom upstairs apt. $775. Heat and hot water included. Quiet adult occupied building. Laundry services onsite. 613-264-9695.

Bargain- $895. In Kemptville, older renovated 2 storey house. 2/3 bedroom. 2 bathrooms. Main floor family room and laundry. 613-258-5064.

Perth, 2 bedroom apartment, $700/month. Plus hydro. Clean, secure building. Parking, coin laundry facility. Seniors welcome. 613-925-3046.

Beautiful 2 bedroom apartment in Smiths Falls. Double lot, nice area, hardwood floors. Only $995, heat included. Call Tom, 613-284-1515.

Perth- 2 bedroom apartment available July 1st in Perth on Sherbrooke Street, $725 + hydro, laundry facilities, parking for 1 vehicle, recently renovated, mature adults preferred, chair lift, references required, No Pets, please contact Stace 613-278-0622.

Carleton Place, 1 bedroom apartment, newly renovated, hardwood floors, close to downtown, parking, $750 plus hydro. No pets. Jeff Perth, 2 bedroom apartment in quiet security 613-858-8092. building. Well looked after. Carleton Place, 2 bed- Fridge, stove, parking, balroom apartment for rent cony. Laundry in building. Aug 1st. Garage included. $795/month plus hydro. $1000.00 plus hydro. Call No dogs. (613)349-9377. Heather 613-227-2652. Perth- 2 bedroom apartCarleton Place, 3 bed- ment. Stove, fridge, washroom, 2 bath Victorian er and dryer. Parking, house on park near Miss electric heat, no pets, west river, quiet area. $1150 end. $875/month. plus utilities. Call or leave 613-267-3534. message at 613-614-4706. Perth 2 bedroom apt. Carleton Place, apartment Available June 1. downtown, stairs, first/last $675/mth. plus hydro. month rent, references, no 613-267-4831 after 5. smoking, no pets. 613-867-1905. Perth. Available July 1. 2 bedroom apartment in seCentral Smiths Falls, curity building. ground floor, 1 bedroom $700/month plus utilities. apartment. Fridge, stove, 613-283-7000. parking, heat, hydro included. Ideal single or Perth- bright 2 bedroom couple. $800/month. apt., balcony. Close to 613-283-4204. pool and amenities. Parking, laundry on site. $830. Code Apartments. Smiths Available Sept. 1. Falls. Spacious, bright, 2 613-267-6940. bedroom in clean, quiet, adult building. Fridge, stove, parking, laundry facilities. (613)283-7779.

Elgin: Available July 1, 2013. 1 bedroom, open concept, large, 2nd floor apartment, close to stores and schools. $525 plus hydro. Includes stove, fridge and parking. Non smoking, abstainers, no pets. Call 613-387-3308. Franktown area- for storage. Single car garage. $100/mth. Loft $75/mth. 613-283-8387.

Russell St. W., Smiths Falls. Large ground floor, 1 bedroom apt. Heat included, hydro extra. Newly renovated. Available immediately. $625/mth. 613-283-1697. Share 2 bedroom waterfront home on Mississippi Lake between Carleton Place and Perth. $465 plus split hydro. Own deck, entrance and livingroom. 613-608-4961. Smiths Falls. 1 bedroom apartment, ground floor, centrally located, available immediately. No pets. No smoking. Call Graham 613-283-0865, Smiths Falls. 2 bedroom apt. 2nd floor. Adults only. No smoking, no pets. Available immediately. Graham (613)283-0865. Smiths Falls 2 bedroom ground floor. Toulon Apartments. $935/mth. Available Aug. 1. First/last required. Please call 613-283-9650.

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Kemptville- Newly renovated older, 3 bedroom farmhouse, near Wal-Mart. Oil furnace, living, dining, large eat-in kitchen (original log wall). Available immediately. Non-smoking. Small animal friendly (responsible owner). Almonte- 2 bedroom apt. $1,350/month plus heat 4 appliances, large yard, and hydro. Horse stalls, parking, private entrance. turn-out paddock available $1,100/mth. All inclusive. (extra). 613-258-3166. No pets. Available immediately. 613-256-2919. Kemptville. Room mate Almonte- Newly renovated wanted to share 2 bedapartment, 2 bedroom apartment, room Available hardwood floor, oak kitch- $400/month. now. 613-327-3666. en, gas fireplace, 5 appliances. Call 613-256-3152. Large newly renovated 1 Almonte- Waterfront, 3 bedroom apartment near year old, 3+1 bed, 4 bath downtown Perth. Fridge, home in town. 1st, last, stove, washer, dryer inreferences. $2,000/month cluded. $750 plus heat and + utilities. Available Sep- hydro. Call 613-267-6115. tember. Heather Mississippi Lake Carleton 613-256-7067 Place. 1 bedroom bungaApartment for rent. Mer- low. Seasonal rental or rickville 2 bedroom, wash- year round lease, furer & dryer, 1 bedroom a/c nished or unfurnished. 30 unit, August 1, no smok- min. to Kanata 15 min. to ing/pets. $925 + hydro. Perth or Carleton Place. Private lakeside living. Bruce (613)808-6943. 613-253-3120. Ashley Chase Luxury Adult apartments over- Newboro beautiful brand looking the Tay River, near new 2 bedroom very pridowntown Perth. Air con- vate acreage home. Lots of ditioning, exercise room, parking. Washer, dryer, entertainment room, li- water, sewer included. brary, elevator. Non-smoking professional couple. $950/mth. 613-267-6980. 613-267-4449. Available immediately. Smiths Falls. 1 bedroom Perth, 2 bedroom, 2nd apt. Centrally located. floor apartment, close to $715/mth. Heat and water downtown, fridge and included, hydro extra. Call stove included. $575 plus 613-229-5708 before 8 utilities. First and last required. 613-264-0002. p.m. Almonte- 2 bedroom apartment, ground floor, private entrance, large yard, 3 appliances, $1,200/mth, all inclusive. No pets. Available Aug. 1st. Call 613-256-2919.

Smiths Falls. Bachelor apartment, available May 1, no pets, no smoking, single female preferred. Call Graham 613-283-0865. Smiths Falls- Carssridge Apartments, 2 b e d r o o m , $1095/month. Available Sept. 1st. Heat, hydro, cable included. Please call 613-283-9650 Smiths Falls- Furnished, 2 bedroom, appliances, cable included. Walking distance downtown/hospital, Quiet working person, $725 plus electrical. Parking (one car), freshly painted. 613-812-2400.

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Storage, 8â&#x20AC;&#x2122;x20â&#x20AC;&#x2122;, 8â&#x20AC;&#x2122; high, 160 sq. ft., Kemptville. Waterfront cottages, ex$ 6 0 / m o n t h . cellent fishing, sandy beach, miles of boating. 613-658-3459. $525/week. Relaxing affordable family fun. Singleton Lake Family REAL ESTATE Campground. w w w. s i n g l e t o n l a k e . c a 1-855-887-3230 3 bedroom house. Older home. Very good condition. Situated on 3.78 acres. South of Kemptville. HELP WANTED Financing available OAC. $169,500. Rent to own Dental office looking for a possible. Dave Dental Assistant for a 1 613-989-5451. year maternity leave. For Sale by Owners. By Please fax resume to A p p o i n t m e n t 613-269-2971. 1-315-519-7420 For pictures email to HELP WANTED jitse.2@gmail.com From 1960 when we built on this property we added, maintained and improved to satisfy all our needs. If you want carefree living away from city-buzz, youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d have room for living, parking and own a private heated work-shop.

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2.5 acre building lot in subdivision off Bear Hill Road, Carp. Near golf course. Partially cleared. $135,000. Lana Burnley, Royal LePage. Smiths Falls large 2 bed- 613-266-9020. room apartment light and spacious just renovated Commercial Property for 3rd floor apartment. Eat-in Sale. 2 light industrial kitchen with granite coun- buildings on 1.72 acres, ters and stainless steel ap- located at 1666 9th Line pliances; brand new Road in Beckwith. For bathroom; large living more information contact room with picture window; Rob at 2 bedrooms; plenty of rob.wallace.grandview storage and separate hot @gmail.com water heater. $660 includes parking and laundry NOTICES facilities. Hydro extra. First, last and 1 year lease. Kemptille Kinsmen FarmMature adults only (45+). ersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Market, Sundays No Smoking. No dogs. Call 12-4. Riverside Park, 613-283-0322 or Kemptville. 613-283-9685. Smiths Falls, large 2 bedPERSONAL room apt. Fridge, stove, heat, hydro, parking and laundry included. Alcoholics Anonymous $850/month. Call Perry at (613)284-2696. Weagle Realty Ltd. Brokerage 613-284-4191. Are you concerned about someoneâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s drinking? Smiths Falls, large 2 bed- There is help available for room ground floor apt. you in AL-ANON/Alateen. Fridge, stove, heat, hydro, Call 613-284-6100, parking and laundry in- 257-3138, 272-3105, cluded. $1,100/month. Call 203-3713, 826-2566, Perry at Weagle Realty 283-5038. Ltd. Brokerage 613-284-4191. Gentleman looking to Smiths Falls, large, newly meet a lady, 60s or 70s, driverâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s license. renovated 1 bedroom 2nd with floor apartment; Utilities 613-267-1566. and parking included. (613)283-5161. Overeaters Anonymous 613-264-5158 Smiths Falls, Nice, roomy, 1 bedroom LOST & FOUND apartment available July 1st. $725/month including heat and hydro. Found, belt remote conFirst and last required. trol for large boom truck 6 1 3 - 2 2 2 - 0 8 1 6 / d a y s , or crane, found off the 613-258-9894/evngs & Brook Valley Road, between Maberly and Perth wkds. on Thursday, June 20. Call Smiths Falls renewly 613-268-2382 to identify. renovated 2 bedroom home. $950 plus utilities. Found, on Bay Road, exercise Available immediately. Call Lombardy, weight. Describe to identi613-283-5718. fy. 613-283-6879. Smiths Falls- Small 2 bedroom house. Adults Found- Young male cat, preferred. $700 plus heat light blonde, Gladstone and hydro. 613-283-7694. area, Smiths Falls. Call 613-283-3083. Studio furnished loft apt. Rideau Ferry. Ideal for 1. Utilities included. BBQ, VACATION/COTTAGES balcony, deck & dock available. $880/mth. Available Aug. 1. For rent. Charming cabin 613-267-2091. perched over beautiful White Lake. Log house on Bass Lake, suitable for 2 5 acres, 2200 sq. ft., 3 people. Near Rideau Ferry, minutes to bedrooms, sunroom, 15 wood heat with electric Perth/Smiths Falls, 50 backup, garage parking for minutes to Ottawa/King$600/week. 1 vehicle. $1100.00 plus ston. utilities. Available August 613-283-6136. 1, 2013. Contact: Joanne Mississippi Lake, 1 bed613-256-5180. room cottage available for William St. West, Smiths the season, Ebbs Bay area. Falls. 1 bedroom, 2nd 613-253-3120. floor apartment, heat included, hydro extra. Well Quiet Adult Campground. maintained, very large liv- All services, near Merricking room, attractive deco- ville, Ontario. Rideau Rivrating. No smoking, no er, Petangue, tennis, pets. Available immediate- fishing, telephone. $1,200 ly, $550/month. per season. 613-283-1697. 613-269-4664.

HELP WANTED Full/Part Time Cleaners/Team Leaders for growing residential cleaning company based in North Gower. Mon-Fri. No evenings. No weekends. All travel paid. $ 1 1 . 0 0 - $ 1 4 . 0 0 / h r. (613)489-3993 or elitecleaning@storm.ca Full-time Auto parts dismantler required. Needs experience. Pay range $14-$16/hr. Apply: Daveâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Auto Parts, Carp. Fax 613-839-5590. Email: paul@davesautoparts.on.ca

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Reporting to the Administrator, the Director of Care is responsible for the Nursing Department and ensures that nursing services are provided in a manner that focuses on resident satisfaction and rights. This position also collaborates with the Medical Director, Nurse Practitioner, other attending physicians and staff on a regular basis to plan and evaluate resident care, oversees resident placement and programs related to communicable diseases, and ensures compliance of long term care standards. Qualifications: r "(FOFSBM3FHJTUFSFE/VSTFXJUIBDVSSFOUDFSUJĂąDBUFPGDPNQFUFODFXJUIUIF$PMMFHFPG/VSTFTPG0OUBSJP#4D/EFHSFF SFRVJSFE .4D/QSFGFSSFE/VSTJOH.BOBHFNFOU"ENJOJTUSBUJPO$PVSTF FRVJWBMFOUUP$)"QSPHSBN  r $/"DFSUJĂąDBUJPOJOHFSPOUPMPHZPSUISFFZFBSTPGSFMFWBOUFYQFSJFODFJO-POH5FSN$BSF r .JOJNVNĂąWFZFBSTPGNBOBHFNFOUFYQFSJFODF1SPWFOMFBEFSTIJQBCJMJUJFTDPNCJOFEXJUIFYDFMMFOUJOUFSQFSTPOBM WFSCBMBOE XSJUUFODPNNVOJDBUJPOTLJMMT$PNQVUFSMJUFSBDZSFRVJSFE XPSEQSPDFTTJOH TQSFBETIFFU EBUBCBTF  r .VTUIBWFJNNFEJBUFBDDFTTJCMFUSBOTQPSUBUJPO r "CJMJUZUPNFFUBOENBJOUBJOIFBMUISFRVJSFNFOUTUBOEBSETPG#POOFDIFSF.BOPSBTQFSUIF-POH5FSN$BSF-FHJTMBUJPO r .VTUTVDDFTTGVMMZEJTQMBZEFQBSUNFOUBMBOEQPTJUJPODPNQFUFODJFTPG1FSTPOBM4FOTJUJWJUZ&NQBUIZ'MFYJCJMJUZ"EBQUBCJMJUZ 5FBNXPSL)PMEJOH1FPQMF"DDPVOUBCMF$PBDIJOH'FFECBDLBOE"OBMZUJDBM4ZTUFNBUJD5IJOLJOH 1SPCMFN4PMWJOH  Compensation: m  QMVTDPNQSFIFOTJWFCFOFĂąUTQBDLBHF Please send your resume, stating Competition #13-57, by 4:00 p.m., Friday, July 12, 2013 to: )VNBO3FTPVSDFT $PVOUZPG3FOGSFX *OUFSOBUJPOBM%SJWF 1FNCSPLF0/,"8 &."*-ISJOGP!DPVOUZPGSFOGSFXPODB JO.48PSEPSQEGGPSNBU

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Trillium Health Care Products 2337 Parkedale Avenue, Brockville, Ontario K6V 5W5 Fax: (613) 342-5330 Trillium Health Care Products is a manufacturer of high quality health and beauty products. Our product lines include a number of recognized health care products to notable multi-national and domestic businesses in the North American marketplace. Located in the beautiful, 1000 Islands tourist region in Eastern Ontario, our dynamic business has immediate openings for the following position:

Senior Microbiology Analyst/Data Reviewer This is a full time position at Brockville for a Microbiology Professional who is proďŹ cient at laboratory work, data review and project work. The Primary responsibilities for this position are: The successful candidate will provide support to laboratory functions including review and approval of test data for microbiological testing of ďŹ nished product/raw material, water and environmental monitoring samples, antibiotic bioassay testing, Antimicrobial Effectiveness Testing and cleaning validation samples. The individual will also be responsible for the preparation of quarterly and annual reports for environmental and water testing and will perform other laboratory duties and special compliance and process improvement projects as required. Prerequisite for this position: UĂ&#x160;Ă&#x160;Ă&#x160;/Â&#x2026;iĂ&#x160;Ă&#x192;Ă&#x2022;VViĂ&#x192;Ă&#x192;vĂ&#x2022;Â?Ă&#x160;V>Â&#x2DC;`Â&#x2C6;`>Ă&#x152;iĂ&#x160;Ă&#x153;Â&#x2C6;Â?Â?Ă&#x160;Â&#x2026;>Ă&#x203A;iĂ&#x160;>Ă&#x160;1Â&#x2DC;Â&#x2C6;Ă&#x203A;iĂ&#x20AC;Ă&#x192;Â&#x2C6;Ă&#x152;Ă&#x17E;Ă&#x160;`i}Ă&#x20AC;iiĂ&#x160;Â&#x2C6;Â&#x2DC;Ă&#x160;Â&#x2C6;VĂ&#x20AC;Â&#x153;LÂ&#x2C6;Â&#x153;Â?Â&#x153;}Ă&#x17E;Ă&#x160;Â&#x153;Ă&#x20AC;Ă&#x160;>Ă&#x160;Ă&#x20AC;iÂ?>Ă&#x152;i`Ă&#x160;`Â&#x2C6;Ă&#x192;VÂ&#x2C6;ÂŤÂ?Â&#x2C6;Â&#x2DC;i° UĂ&#x160;Ă&#x160;Ă&#x152;Ă&#x160;Â?i>Ă&#x192;Ă&#x152;Ă&#x160;Ă&#x17D;Ă&#x160;Ă&#x17E;i>Ă&#x20AC;Ă&#x192;Ă&#x160;Ă&#x20AC;iÂ?>Ă&#x152;i`Ă&#x160;iĂ?ÂŤiĂ&#x20AC;Â&#x2C6;iÂ&#x2DC;ViĂ&#x160;Â&#x2C6;Â&#x2DC;Ă&#x160;Ă&#x152;Â&#x2026;iĂ&#x160;ÂŤÂ&#x2026;>Ă&#x20AC;Â&#x201C;>ViĂ&#x2022;Ă&#x152;Â&#x2C6;V>Â?Ă&#x160;Â&#x2C6;Â&#x2DC;`Ă&#x2022;Ă&#x192;Ă&#x152;Ă&#x20AC;Ă&#x17E;Ă&#x160;Ă&#x160; UĂ&#x160;Ă&#x160;*Ă&#x20AC;Â&#x153;wVÂ&#x2C6;iÂ&#x2DC;VĂ&#x17E;Ă&#x160;Â&#x2C6;Â&#x2DC;Ă&#x160;VÂ&#x153;Â&#x201C;ÂŤĂ&#x2022;Ă&#x152;iĂ&#x20AC;Ă&#x160;>ÂŤÂŤÂ?Â&#x2C6;V>Ă&#x152;Â&#x2C6;Â&#x153;Â&#x2DC;Ă&#x192;Ă&#x160;Ă&#x192;Ă&#x2022;VÂ&#x2026;Ă&#x160;>Ă&#x192;Ă&#x160;Â&#x2C6;VĂ&#x20AC;Â&#x153;Ă&#x192;Â&#x153;vĂ&#x152;Ă&#x160;"vwVi]Ă&#x160;-Ă&#x160;>Â&#x2DC;`Ă&#x160;,*° UĂ&#x160;Ă&#x160;Ă&#x160; Ă?ViÂ?Â?iÂ&#x2DC;Ă&#x152;Ă&#x160;Ă&#x20AC;iVÂ&#x153;Ă&#x20AC;`Ă&#x160;Â&#x17D;iiÂŤÂ&#x2C6;Â&#x2DC;}]Ă&#x160;Â&#x2C6;Â&#x2DC;Ă&#x152;iĂ&#x20AC;ÂŤiĂ&#x20AC;Ă&#x192;Â&#x153;Â&#x2DC;>Â?]Ă&#x160;VÂ&#x153;Â&#x201C;Â&#x201C;Ă&#x2022;Â&#x2DC;Â&#x2C6;V>Ă&#x152;Â&#x2C6;Â&#x153;Â&#x2DC;Ă&#x160;>Â&#x2DC;`Ă&#x160;Â&#x153;Ă&#x20AC;}>Â&#x2DC;Â&#x2C6;â>Ă&#x152;Â&#x2C6;Â&#x153;Â&#x2DC;>Â?Ă&#x160;Ă&#x192;Â&#x17D;Â&#x2C6;Â?Â?Ă&#x192;Ă&#x160;>Ă&#x20AC;iĂ&#x160;Ă&#x20AC;iÂľĂ&#x2022;Â&#x2C6;Ă&#x20AC;i`° UĂ&#x160;Ă&#x160;Ă&#x160;7Â&#x153;Ă&#x20AC;Â&#x17D;Â&#x2C6;Â&#x2DC;}Ă&#x160;Â&#x17D;Â&#x2DC;Â&#x153;Ă&#x153;Â?i`}iĂ&#x160;Â&#x153;vĂ&#x160;VÂ&#x153;Â&#x201C;ÂŤiÂ&#x2DC;`Â&#x2C6;>Ă&#x160;Ă&#x20AC;iviĂ&#x20AC;iÂ&#x2DC;ViĂ&#x192;Ă&#x160;Ă&#x192;Ă&#x2022;VÂ&#x2026;Ă&#x160;>Ă&#x192;Ă&#x160;

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FOR RENT A must see if you like lots of space. 1/2 double, 3 bedrooms, Smiths Falls. First/last rent. Tenant pays heat (gas) + hydro. Adults, no pets. Newly renovated. $ 9 0 0 / m o n t h . 613-283-7665.


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RECEPTIONIST/SALES Part time position available at growing Hearth retail store in Kemptville. Experience in fireplace and woodstoves would be an asset. Willing to learn new products and good with people.

For nearly 60 years, Haley Industries Limited has been producing magnesium and aluminum castings for the aerospace industry. Located in the heart of the Ottawa Valley west of Renfrew, we have an immediate opening for a:

Bring resumes to: The Heat Source, Kemptville or fax 613-258-3068.

Computer Programmer (Contract)

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Qualifications: Candidates must have 2-3 years experience with: - Software Development Fundamentals, Software Debugging Skills, Software Documentation, Software Testing, Software Maintenance; - C#; - Advanced SQL querying skills; - Visual Studio 2010; - Understanding of most facets of Object-Oriented programming (hierarchy, reflexion, shadowing, linq namespace, etc.); - Excel 2010; - Pivot Tables’ Reporting; and - RoboHelp would be an asset.

DICA Electronics Ltd, located in Carleton Place, is seeking Qualified SMT Operators. Duties will include setup and operation of Automated Assembly Equipment and troubleshooting of equipment and processes. Qualifications: * Previous SMT Operation Experience * Excellent computer skills * Strong ability to read and interpret drawings * Shift work flexibility * Minimum Grade 12 education Resumes should be e-mailed to careers@dica.ca, deadline for submission is July 5, 2013. Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

Ontario Early Years Centre Licensed Home Child Care

2013 Program Facilitator Job Posting The Ontario Early Years Centre, a program of Children’s Resources on Wheels is seeking one Program Facilitator this is a contract position, working 30 hours per week September 3, 2013 to June 27, 2014.

Candidates must also demonstrate: - excellent oral and written communication skills - ability to work in a team development environment - ability to achieve objectives and goals within tight deadlines

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The Program Facilitator is responsible for planning and implementing early learning activities, playgroup delivery and facilitating parent education workshops. To view the complete job description for Program Facilitator please visit our website at www.crowoeyc.com.

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We thank all applicants, but only those invited to an interview will be contacted.

Please submit resume, no later than July 12, 2013 to Sue Cavanagh at edcrow@bellnet.ca, or fax to 613-283-3324 attention Sue Cavanagh. Children’s Resources on Wheels (CROW) 91 Cornelia Street West, Smiths Falls, ON K7A 5L3 Phone 613-283-0095 or 1-800-267-9252 Fax 613-283-3324 Website www.crowoeyc.com

Press Person Press – Smiths Falls Eastern Ontario

JOB SUMMARY: Metroland Media (formerly Performance Printing) located in Smiths Falls is accepting resumes for the positions of 1st and 2nd Press Person in the Web Department. The individual must be committed to quality, posses good colour comprehension, be self-motivated and be effective in communication within the team environment. Have strong Health and Safety skills. Competencies, Skills and Experience CL429330_0627

Qualified applicants should submit their resume in confidence. Salary commensurate with experience. Haley provides a comprehensive flex benefit plan along with company paid pension.

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Interested candidates please respond to: Attn: Walter Dubas Fax (613) 283-7480 E-mail wdubas@perfprint.ca

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Press Person Press – Smiths Falls Eastern Ontario

This job closes July 3rd, 2013 We thank all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

JOB SUMMARY: Metroland Media (formerly Performance Printing) located in Smiths Falls is accepting resumes for the position of 3rd Press Helper in the Web Department.

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The ideal candidate will have: • A minimum of 1 year related experience • Be a good communicator • Be friendly and cooperative • Have a mechanical aptitude • Have the ability to examine and evaluate detail • Assist with set-up, operation, and maintenance of the web press as directed by the first press operator • Good Health and Safety ethics

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Specific Responsibilities: • Assist Operators where needed • Learn the paper feeding aspect of the position • Perform various departmental functions • Keep area clean and hazard free • Transport finished product to appropriate departments Job Requirements: • Commitment to quality, productivity and apprentice program • Able to take directions from various press operators • Upon completion of training, should be capable of filling-in for 2nd press operator as required • Retrieve and prepare rolls for production • Good colour comprehension • Effective communication within a team environment • Positive, pro-active behaviour Interested candidates please respond to: Attn: Walter Dubas Fax (613) 283-7480 E-mail wdubas@perfprint.ca This job closes July 3rd, 2013 We thank all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. THE EMC - 32 - Thursday, June 27, 2013

Inserter, Casual Part Time Smiths Falls DistribuƟon Centre Metroland East

FUNCTIONS: • Li ing flyers from pallets, and placing them on a feeder to insert flyers into newspapers. • Jog and strap bundles once inser on of required flyers is completed • Load completed bundles onto pallets • Other du es may include, but are not limited to, cleaning of general work area and warehouse.

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Job Title: Distribution Supervisor Region: Eastern Ontario Region Department: Distribution – Kingston JOB SUMMARY: To ensure all distributions in assigned geographic areas are delivered in a timely and appropriate manner through training and providing the necessary tools to the carriers. Position Accountabilities: Ensure that all newspapers, inserts and other distributions in a defined area are properly delivered in a timely fashion • Recruit, hire and train carriers according to the standards as applied by the Regional Director of Distribution • Develop an ongoing relationship with carriers; clearly communicating instructions and maintaining accurate records of all carrier contact • Maintain all records concerning carriers and routes including financial records and complaints. • Maintain sufficient carrier waiting lists or establishes new ones. • Address customer concerns in a helpful and timely manner; to follow up with concerns with carriers and ensure that concerns are resolved. • Provide data for the carrier payroll • Ensure downed routes receive delivery (i.e. through delivery by adult carriers). Verify delivery in geographical area via door to door checks or GPS verification system along with problem delivery resolution Competencies, Skills and Experience Competencies: Action Oriented • Customer Focus • Drive for Results • Learning on the Fly • Problem Solving • Time Management • Computer literacy • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills • Strong organization skills • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to meet deadlines • Ability to work as a team Previous customer service experience – Secondary School diploma or equivalent – Valid driver’s license and good driving record. All candidates under consideration must complete a background screening. Interested and qualified candidates should forward their resume and cover letter to the attention of Gregory Esnard at Gregory.esnard@metroland.com no later than June 28th, 2013. Job Category: Administrative/Clerical; Warehouse; Customer Service/Client Care

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Experience the excitement of the aerospace industry in a rural setting!

No telephone inquiries please Please forward resume to: Haley Industries Limited Human Resources 634 Magnesium Road, Haley, Ontario Canada K0J 1Y0 Fax: (613-432-0743) | Email: jobs.haley@magellan.aero

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REQUIREMENTS • Physically able to li 5-25 lbs • Standing for extended periods of me • Con nual rota on of wrist, back and shoulders • Mo vated self starter • Reliable team worker • Ability to work weekends and Mondays. • Fluent in English both wri en and verbal Interested applicants should forward their resume via email to: cguglielmi@metroland.com or drop it off in person at 65 Lorne Street, Smiths Falls Ontario. We appreciate the interest of all candidates, only candidates selected for a interview will be contacted. No telephone calls please.

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Greensmere Golf Club seeking Pro Shop Assistant and Marshalls. Apply to golf@greensmere.com Details on our website www.greensmere.com. Only those being considered will be contacted.

DRIVERS REQUIRED Access Taxi requires Full and Part-Time drivers for Smiths Falls

at 613-283-5555.

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Should be familiar with streets and surrounding roads. Top of the industry remuneration paid. Excellent supplemental income for semi-retired and retired persons. Please call Brett

Maintenance Person required for Upper Scotch Line Apartment Building. Part-time. Must have a truck. Danielle 613-464-3506. Mature, experienced server needed. Flexible schedule. Full time. Apply by resume at: 73 Bridge St., Carleton Place.

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Superintendent Team As a team, you will both be responsible for customer service, cleaning, minor repairs and maintenance of the interior and exterior of a residential property in Ottawa. Related experience and good communication and computer abilities are a must. A competitive salary and beneďŹ ts package, including on-site accommodation, await you! Please apply on-line at minto.com or fax your resumes to (613) 788-2758, attention: Jensa.

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Perth Community Care Centre

Looking for child care, a few hours a week. References or babysitting course. Just before Vet Clinic, Hwy 29 towards Brockvillle. Call Ashley or Dan- 613-284-1468.

Is seeking dynamic employees for the following part-time positions

REGISTERED NURSES Current Certificate of Competence from College of Nurses of Ontario Effective communication, Interpersonal, assessment & documentation skills.

Starting to babysit, Toledo area, Monday to Friday, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. More information call 613-275-1320.

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â&#x20AC;&#x153;A1â&#x20AC;? Handyman with halfton truck. Dump hauling, wood splitting, driveway sealing, moving, tree removal, eaves trough cleaning, carpentry, siding, painting, roofing, general maintenance. Call Kevin 613-253-4764.

Susan Woodcock, DRC 101 Christie Lake Rd, Perth, ON, K7H 3C6 drc.perth@diversicare.ca (613) 267-2506



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Certified Mason. 12 years experience. Chimney repair, restoration, parging, repointing. Brick, block and stone. Small/big job specialist. Free estimates. 613-250-0290.

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We are Currently seeking customer service oriented individuals to ďŹ ll the following positions:

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SMITHS FALLS PERTH WESTPORT NORTH LEEDS COUNTY WEEKEND and EVENING PREMIUMS ORIENTATION AND TRAINING PROVIDED 24 HOUR MANAGEMENT SUPPORT BENEFITS-RRSP PLAN

We offer a competitive salary and great working conditions! If you are interested in becoming part of our Home Furniture Team, please visit our store located at 476 Ottawa Street, Almonte. Submit your application accompanied by your resume to Shelley Samson or send by email to ssamson@xplornet.com

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IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN PROVIDING QUALITY IN-HOME NURSING CARE PLEASE FORWARD YOUR RESUME TO SANDRA MCGREGOR, RN EMAIL: smcgregor@bayshore.ca FAX: 1-888-284-4134

Bayshore Home Health is Canadaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s largest home health care provider.

2013 SUMMER EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

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Installer must supply own vehicle, valid driverâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s license, tools, ladders, consumables, vehicle insurance, etc. Potential for income between $50,000.00 to $80,000.00 yearly + bonuses. Evening and weekend shifts required.

Kim Miskelly, Human Resources Coordinator Town of Smiths Falls P.O.Box 695 Smiths Falls, Ontario K7A 4T6 E-mail: kmiskelly@smithsfalls.ca â&#x20AC;&#x153;We thank all applicants for their interest in this position however only those selected for an interview will be contactedâ&#x20AC;?

Mowing Service- Rough cut, bush hog, yards or acreage. 613-229-2231 bhyndmans2@yahoo.ca Professional & Reliable Movers - 2 Men & 17â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Cube $95/hr, 2 Men & 16â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Refrigerated Cube Van $95 hr + Fuel Surcharge, 3 Men & 25â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Moving Van $125/hr -Call to Book your Move 613-284-8281.

No experience necessary. All training will be supplied.

Rogerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Affordable Handyman Service. Reasonable rates. Indoor/outdoor jobs, painting included. Call (613)267-1183.

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Position available for licenced hair stylist for growing business in Carleton Place. New and exciting work atmosphere. Please contact Kim 613-229-8110.

School Bus Driver, Cam- Send A Load to the dump, peau Queshel Bus Lines cheap. Clean up clutter, needed for Athens, Delta, garage sale leftovers or Toledo area. Full and part- leaf and yard waste. time positions, B license 613-256-4613. required. Position available for September. Please conTENDERS tact Robert at 613-924-2197. School Bus Drivers Wanted. Flexible part-time, free training, competitive wage. Premier Bus Lines. (613)253-8863.

Window Washing Wizards, Commercial and Residential. No job too big or too small. 613-264-6115. window washingwizards@hotmail .com

129 Kendon. Make an offer sale. Coke, beer, crocks, bottles, fishing, tins, toys, wood, buckles, motor oil, cast iron, jackknives, artwork, china and more. 129 Kendon Lane (off Mile Point Road; off Rideau Ferry Road, 5 km BUSINESS SERVICES south of Perth -signs) Friday, July 5 (4-8) and SatSteveâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Roofing 14 years urday, July 6 (8-2). experience, Excellent workmanship, 10 year written warranty, Call 70 McGill St., North, Steve for a free estimate Smiths Falls. Saturday, June 29, 8 a.m. Electron613-552-9471. ics, ski machine, knickknacks, LPâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, furniture, GARAGE SALE/ games.

FLEA MARKET

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Lanark County Housing Corporation 52 Abbott Street North, Unit #4, Smiths Falls, Ontario K7A 1W3

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BUILDING AND REPAIRS Heritage Stone, Brick and Block Footings, Foundations, Concrete Finishing, Log Chinking and Chimney Sweeping Will go anywhere! PAUL WARRINGTON 268-2394

Full Time Receiver Receives material from suppliers, unloads incoming product from trucks, stocks and distributes product as required. Position requires knowledge of, and the ability to identify, a variety of products. Interpersonal and communication skills in dealing with people internally and externally. Organizational skills to receive and process multiple deliveries. 3 years experience in receiving required. Drop off resume to Rona Carleton Place ATT: Todd Clarke or email Todd.Clarke@rona.ca CL434459_0627

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Locations: t1BSLMBOE$PVSU4NJUIT'BMMT 0OUBSJP 3'1%PDVNBOUTBSFBWBJMBCMFBUUIFBEESFTTMJTUFECFMPX 'PSBEEJUJPOBMJOGPSNBUJPOQMFBTFDBMMPS5PMM 'SFF Sealed proposals will be received by the Lanark County Housing Corporation, 52 Abbott St. N. Unit #4, Smiths Falls, Ontario, K7A 1W3 until 11:00 A.M., Friday July 5, 2013.

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Interested candidates must mail or email a cover letter and resume to the address identiďŹ ed below no later than, Tuesday July 2nd, 2013 at 4:00 p.m., in conďŹ dence to:

M&K Renovations looking for jobs: Siding, decking, fencing, drywall, painting, laminated floors, windows, doors. Call Mike for quote, 613-259-2446.

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Part-time work available at horse farm in Delta. Sundays plus time throughout the week. Barn chores and general farm maintenance. Contact Jennifer 613-724-7529 jenniferc5@sympatico.ca

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Man with truck will pick up garbage, cut small trees or brush, etc. Reasonable. (613)267-4129.

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Hillcrest Cemetery â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 1 Position Under the direction of the Cemetery Supervisor you will computerize the cemetery records and develop interpretative programs at Hillcrest Cemetery. You will assist in cemetery interpretation by developing an on-site map, interpretative panels and assisting genealogical researchers in locating their loved ones. You must possess a valid Class â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;G2â&#x20AC;&#x2122; or â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Gâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Drivers License.

Interlocking brick, roofing and cedar-rail fencing. 20 years experience. You set the price, and Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll do the work. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s that simple!! Call Robert 613-206-1897.

for over 25 years. Free estimates, Reasonable rates. Commercial and Residential Owner operated. 613-267-3205

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BIDS WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR THE FOLLOWING DELIVERY ROUTES

RR#1 Kemptville (approximately 434 papers) plus various box drops Reference #VE001 RR#2 Kemptville (approximately 311 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #VE002 RR#3 Kemptville (approximately 538 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #VE003 RR#4 Kemptville (approximately 545 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #VE004 RR#5 Kemptville (approximately 1185 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #VE005 BurriĆŠs Rapids (approximately 70 papers) box drop only - Reference #VJ001 North Gower (approximately 957 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #VC001 Oxford StaĆ&#x;on RR#1 (approximately 312 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #VG001 Oxford StaĆ&#x;on RR#2 (approximately 257 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #VG002 Oxford Mills RR#1 (approximately 400 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #VF001 Oxford Mills RR#2 (approximately 336 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #VF002 Oxford Mills RR#3 (approximately 118 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #VF003 Oxford Mills (approximately 312 papers) Box Drop only - Reference #VG001 Mountain (approximately 657 papers) Box Drop only - Reference #VK001 South Mountain (approximately 346 papers) Box Drop only - Reference #VL001 Inkerman (approximately 126 papers) Box Drop only - Reference #VM001

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Maberly (approximately 457 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #PG001 Sharbot Lake (approximately 500 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #PQ001 Balderson (approximately 385 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #PH001 McDonalds Crn (approximately 335 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #PJ001 Perth RR #1 (approximately 375 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #PC001 Perth RR #2 (approximately 650 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #PC002 Perth RR #3 (approximately 550 papers) box drop only - Reference #PC003 Perth RR #4 (approximately 815 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #PC004 Perth RR #5 (approximately 700 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #PC005 Ardock (approximately 75 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #PK001 Claredon Stn (approximately 50 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #PL001 Mississippi Stn (approximately 29 papers) box drop - Reference #PM001 Mtn Grove (approximately 250 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #PN001 Ompah (approximately 131 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #PO001 Plevna (approximately 135 papers) Box Drops only - Reference #PP001 Snow Rd (approximately 6 papers) Box Drop only - Reference #PR001

TRUCK TRAINING ACADEMY 10-12 Maple Avenue, Smiths Falls ON K7A 1Z5 For course information please call 1-866-529-1113 or 613-742-7499

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Almonte Antique Market, 26 Mill St. in historic downtown Almonte. 613-256-1511. 36 vendors. Open daily 10-5.

Bass Lake Road between Lombardy and Rideau Ferry. Something for everyone. RV accessories, furniture, etc. Sat. July 6, rain date Sat. July 13.

Antiques, collectibles, costume jewelry, Cornflower glass. 2601 Con. 9A, Drummond (Between Prestonvale Rd. and Hwy 511). June 29, 8 a.m-12 p.m

ESTATE SALE Music Collection, LPâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, CDâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, DVDâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s and Collectableâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, over 10,000 items, dealers welcome. Sat. June 29, Sat. July 6th, Artâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Mini Sheds, 440 8-4, 1351 Mineview Road, Townline Rd., Carleton Cobden Place. June 28 & 29, 8 a.m-? Fundraiser Yard Sale- All proceeds go to Habitat for Humanity, June 29th, 8-2 EDUCATION & p.m. 40 Stonewalk Rd., TRAINING Kemptville.

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Huge yard sale, 71 Rideau Avenue North, Smiths Falls (off the North Gower Hwy), Saturday, June 29. Solid oak pedestal table and 2 chairs, furniture, household contents, male and female clothing and more. July 6, 8-2, Community Garage Sale, Pineridge Drive, Carleton Place, just up from Blackâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Corners. Rain date Sunday, July 7. Drop in or Call!  ednesdays: 10 am to 4 pm

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June 29, 8-2 p.m. Furniture, household items, knick-knacks, golf clubs, some antiques, and more. 905 Maple Hill Road, Oxford Station.

Funded by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, and in part by the Government of Canada.

Large yard sale, books, toys, glassware, etc. 97 Wilson St East, Perth. Thursday, June 27 (8-5) and Friday, June 28 (8-1).

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Moving sale- Sat. June 29, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. 662 Concession 5, Bathurst, off Hwy. 511. Exercise equipment, household items, furniture, tools, more.

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MOVING SALE- Saturday, July 6, 8 a.m-noon. Furniture, china, crystal, silver, linens. 236 Allan St., Smiths Falls. 613-283-6609. Moving west sale! Antiques, Art, Appliances, Books, Tools, Jewellery, All and everything. A lifetimes accumulation. 9 Bridge St. N., Kemptville. Fri. June 28, 11-7. Sat. June 29, 9-4.

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Multi-family. Sat. June 29, 8 a.m. 2110 Scotchline Rd., Perth (Country Carpet). Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s clothing, toys, books, household items, furniture, sports equipment, electronics.

Bids accepted unĆ&#x;l Tuesday July 09, 2013 (5 p.m.) Contracts Commence July 24, 2013

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Required documentaĆ&#x;on includes bid price, proof of insurance, proof of valid driverâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s license and driving abstract. When submiĆŤng bid remember to include reference # of route.

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June 28 & 29, Beveridge Locks, follow signs from Port Elmsley. Patio set, BBQ, Birdâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Eye Maple night stand, copper washtub, fishing equipment, canoe, garden trailer, bar fridge, small freezer, power washer, air conditioner, chain saw, golf clubs, water pump, bicycles, electric treadmill, housewares. 613-267-7740

Monday to Friday: 8:30 am to 4 pm

Work consists of weekly pickup and delivery of papers from our Smiths Falls warehouse and delivered to mailboxes and specified addresses. Route maps and addresses will be provided within the geographic boundary of the specified route.

Bids addressed to: Lori Sommerdyk, DistribuĆ&#x;on Manager 80 Lorne Street, Smiths Falls, ON K7A 5J7 Email: lsommerdyk@stlemc.ca

Gigantic yard sale- 133 Saumure Circle, Smiths Falls. June 29, 30, July 1. 7-5 each day. Rain date, July 5, 6 and 7.

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RR #1 Smiths Falls ( approximately 514 papers) plus various box drops â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Reference #FC001 RR #2 Smiths Falls (approximately 703 papers) plus various box drops Reference #FC002 RR#3 Smiths Falls (approximately 663 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #FC003 RR#4 Smiths Falls (approximately 351 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #FC004 RR#5 Smiths Falls (approximately 503 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #FC005 Jasper (approximately 660 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #FF001 Lombardy RRâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s (approximately 965 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #FE001 Portland RR#1 (approximately 650 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #FG001 Portland RR#2 (approximately 101 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #FG002 Portland RR#3 (approximately 49 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #FG003 Newboro (approximately 50 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #FJ001 Toledo (approximately 360 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #FH001 Frankville (approximately 237 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #FI001 Elgin (approximately 497 papers) plus various box drops - Reference #FK001

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Multi-family yard sale, Saturday, June 29, 8-2. 131 Goodwood Cres., Carleton Place (Queensway Estates, off Cemetery Side Road). Murrayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Furniture & Flea Market. Open 6 Days a week. Closed Mondays. 525 High St., Carleton Place. 613-253-1804. Antiques, Toys, Collectibles, Jewellery & More. Muti-Family Yard Sale, Kitchen items, furniture, linens, lamps, etc. Heavyduty steel woodstove, campfire and fireplace wood. June 29, 8 a.m-3 p.m Rain date, July 6. 10238 County Rd. 43.(East of Boundary Rd.) Sat. June 29, 7 a.m. 3303 County Rd. 10, from Perth take North St., from Franktown take Perth Road 10. Antiques, vinyl, movies, misc.


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Saturday, July 6- rain date, July 7. Frizell Rd., (off Cty. Rd. 43) between Perth and Port Elmsley, 8 a.m-2 p.m. Separate locations - signs at gate indicating participants. Furniture, tools, carvings, art supplies, books, dishes, linens, plus lots more!

Wanted Vendors for Lower Reach Park (Smiths Falls) on Canada Day. No fee. Table and chair provided. Contact: Jackie Staples 613-284-6713 or jackie.staples1@gmail.com. All Welcome!

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Yard Sale- June 29-30. Rain date July 6-7. 118 Saturday, June 29th, (8 Golf Club Rd., Smiths Falls am-5 pm), 15 Carleton St, Newboro, Ont. Huge huge huge yard sale!!!! Don’t miss out.... everything and anything will be sold. Antiques, collectibles, and much much more. Fill your pockets with toonies and loonies and come on out. You won’t be disappointed!!!!!

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For John and Gloria Peddie 1987 Ch Riviere des-anglais Howick, Quebec Sunday July 7, 10 a.m.

Quality Antiques & Collectibles

Antique furniture, glassware, Depression, Carnival, stainglass church window 5’. Pictures on internet.

Saturday July 6 and Sunday, July 7

RANDALL FINNEGAN AUCTIONEER 450-264-3653 450-601-7111 www.randallfinnegan.com

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. $7.00

ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION HALL 26 BECKWITH ST. E PERTH In Air-Conditioned Hall & Outside Along Historic Tay Canal

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FOR MR. BOWEN SAT, JULY 6, 2013 @ 10:00 AM PREVIEW @ 9:00 AM 2872, SECOND CONCESSION RD BROCKVILLE, ON Mr. Bowen is moving to a smaller residence & requires to sell the following, artwork by Gayle Ashby, 1/12 entitled Portal #4, Willie Kissimer artwork (copper plates to this artwork destroyed), early water colour of Windmill Point, Johnstown & many other artworks. Antiques, collectibles, advertising boxes, stainless milk cans (exc. Cond.). Copper pots, antique furniture, Gibbard china cabinet, china, silver flat ware, bronze sculpture & vase. Power tools, hand tools, building materials, tilt trailer, 2004 Ford truck, sells as is… Auctioneer’s Note: This sale has a wide variety of good clean merchandise, something for everyone! See you there 10:00 am sharp! For a more detailed list w/ photos go to www.theauctionfever.com Auctioneer or Owner not responsible for lost, stolen damaged articles, Accidents day of sale. Canteen Available Terms: Cash or Chq w/ Photo I.D. as is. No Buyers Premium All announcements day of sale takes precedence over all printed matter. To book your sale call:

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Antiques, Collectibles, Engines, Large Wrench Collection, Rope Makers, Kitchen Gadgets, Brass Nozzles, Yard Sticks And Much More Held Approx. 12 Miles West of Kingston, Odessa Fair (Exhibit Palace), From 401 (Exit 599) Cty. Rd. #6 South Through Lights on Left

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Approx. 12 Small Gas Engines Approx. 100 Hacksaws on Boards Approx. 150 Glass Cutters on Boards Approx. 300 Kitchen Gadgets Approx. 300 Pencils/Pens (named) Very Large Button Collection Fruit Jar Collection Medicine Bottle Collection Advertising Tins/Wooden Cigar Boxes Milk Bottles, Quarts/Pints/1/2 Pints

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Approx. 200 Wrenches on Boards (most named) Approx. 150 Brass Nozzles Approx. 200 Yard Sticks (named) Approx. 200 Shoe Horns on Boards Approx. 50 Named Pie Plates Wooden Thread Spools Collection Approx. 175 Bottle Openers on Boards Vintage Clothing Spectacles/Case Collection Egg Scale Collection

3 Rope Makers; Unusual 30 Gal. Can Cooling Well Lift; Many Other Farm and Related Items. Drop Leaf Table; Early Music Table with Drawer; Primitive Blanket Box; Very Early Game Board; Shamrock Centre Table; Stereo Scope/Cards; Master Guitar/Case; Desk Bell; Vinegar Cruets; Salt Dishes Etc. Planters Peanut/Cow Cookie Jars; Cutlery (some hall marked); Wooden Clothes Rack; Antique Large Queen Victoria Print; Antique Large RT. Hon. Sir John A. MacDonald G.C.B. Portrait (water damage); Horse Print; 32 Picture Framed Collage of Early Dresses of the Late 1800’s Early 1900’s; 3 Antique Dolls/Wooden Cradle. NOTE: This is just a short listing to give you how diverse this collection is. Many items not listed. Please keep watching Web Site for updates/pictures. ***** This Extensive Collection has been collected by Tony & Flora over 40 years of traveling across Canada and USA. They have been active for many years showing at International Ploughing Matches, Florida State Fair, and Local Fairs, Engine Shows Etc. and very rarely showing the same thing twice. At this time in their life they have made the decision to sell, with this in mind they want some one else to enjoy this collection as much as they have.

TERMS OF SALE: Cash/Interac/Cheques (with proper I.D.) Listing/pictures www.daveasniderauctionservice.ca All verbal announcements made day of sale take precedence over any printed matter

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SAT, JUNE 29/13 @ 10:00 AM PREVIEW @ 9:00 AM TO SETTLE THE ESTATE OF MRS. GRACE DILLABAUGH # 966 Townline Rd, Kemptville Directions: From Ottawa, south on 416 highway, take exit 24, to County road 20, turn left to County road 44, turn right, to first left on to county road 20 to auction site. Follow the auction signs! Antiques & Collectibles: to include old autographed photos, antique furniture, local advertising items, early print books, tin toys by Marx Co. Tonka, Ertl & others, large collection of vintage costume jewellery, Bernia sewing machine, model # 1530, assortment of sewing supplies & materials. Shop tools, power equipment, hand tools, lawn & garden items… As new Dyson Stowaway vacuum cleaner & Blu-Sens 42” flat screen, as new furniture & misc. household etc… Auctioneer’s Note: This sale features many well cared for items & a wide variety of merchandise, something for everyone, not all items listed. See you there! For a more detailed list w/ photos go to www.theauctionfever.com Auctioneer or Owner not responsible for lost, stolen damaged articles, Accidents day of sale. Canteen available Terms: Cash or Chq w/ Photo I.D. as is. No Buyers Premium All announcements day of sale takes precedence over all printed matter. To book your sale call:

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DAVE A. SNIDER, (613-386-3039) BRAD SNIDER, (613-386-3773)

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(613) 283-5270 www.perthantiqueshow.com

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Classifieds get results. 283-3182 Toll-free 1-888-9673237 1-888WORD ADS

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REAL ESTATE ANTIQUE & HOUSEHOLD AUCTION for Elvira Powell Estate to be held @ 35 Condie St., Smiths Falls, ON K7A 2T3 on Sat., July 6/13 @ 10 am Property to be auctioned @ 11 am

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UNRESERVED 2 PARCELS OF REAL ESTATE to be held on site at Property #1 From Maberly take Maberly Elphin Road (Cty Rd #36) & turn east onto Fagan Lake Rd. to Property 2 & continue to Property #1 at #127 Greer Rd., Maberly, ON K0H 2B0 (auction signs) on Mon., July 15/13 @ 6 pm ~ 2 Unreserved Building Lots ~ Property 1 - .945 acres (+/-) irregular shaped lot. Surveyed Plan #27R3329. Zoned Residential. Annual taxes $550.00 (+/-). Including an older 57’x12’, 2 bedroom mobile home on well & septic (200 amp service). Property 2 - 3.18 acres (+/-) Surveyed Plan #27R2935 (Part 5). Zoned Residential. Annual taxes $300.00 (+/-). Well treed. Power at road. For private viewing, terms & conditions, please call our office at 613-267-6027. Please note that these properties will be sold separately to the highest bidders, regardless of price. 20 minutes from Perth, 1 hour from Ottawa/Kingston. Take time prior to the auction & experience the restaurants & the lakes (Silver, Fagan & Bennett) in the area. Be the successful bidder & camp now. Build in the future. Visit website for photos. CL434126/0627

Auctioneers & Qualified Appraisers JIM & TREVOR HANDS: THE VOICES OF EXPERIENCE Phone: (613) 267-6027 or (613) 267-1335 www.jimhandsauction.com

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~ Calling All Investors ~ ~ Excellent Income Potential ~ Charming brick bungalow located on quiet street in Smiths Falls, ON. Property has paved driveway w/ drive through garage. Spacious back yard w/ fenced dog run & steel garden shed. Front entrance opens into large living room leading to galley kitchen. 3 pce bath w/ new Safestep walk-in tub. Original 2 bedroom home joined to addition in dining/sitting room adding 2 large bedrooms, entrance to side deck & enclosed staircase to attic for lots of extra storage. Basement w/ 2 separate entrances easily accommodates income generating apartment featuring large eat-in kitchen, 3 pce bath, bedroom w/ large window, rec room complete w/ wet bar & gas fireplace, plus separate utility/storage room w/ laundry hook up, cold room, 200 amp service on breakers, natural gas furnace w/ baseboard backup & rented hot water tank. Home has alarm system, central air & vac. Taxes: $3,075.10+/-. For private viewing, terms & conditions, please call our office at 613-267-6027. Refin. 6’ pine harvest table. Set of 8 refin. pressback chairs. Refin. oak side board. Lg pine washstand. Ant. drying rack. Ant. hall mirror. Pine side board. Pine jam cupboard. Pine blanket box. Bonnet chest. Oak dresser. Oak washstand. Ant. chest of drawers. Leather armchair. Crinoline chair. Grenville mat. Old post card & stamps. 6x8 fiberglass green house. Crocks. Train memorabilia. 3 & 5 pce bedroom sets. H.B. coat. Fur coats. Collection plates. Milk can. Chain purse. Reference books. Pictures & frames. Everyday ant. & serving dishes. Crockery foot warmers. Statues. Wall sconces. Bedroom & table lamps. Ant. canes. 5 pce cruet set. Ant. fan. Ant. kitchen utensils. Ant. radio. Cast iron pots. Old calendars. Lampliter jacket. Grand-daughter clock. Cant hook. Oil lamps & lanterns. Wooden decoys. Snow shoes. Ant. drying racks. Paddles. Wooden kegs. Copper boiler. Arrow back chair. Collectible bottles. Miller sign. Hohner accordion. Violin & case. Magazine rack. Trunk. Hooked rug. Picture frames. Fishing tackle. Wooden shaft golf clubs. Bb gun & many other articles too numerous to mention... Terms on chattels: Cash, Cheque, Debit, Visa, M/C Catering Be on time, not a large auction.

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UPCOMING AUCTIONS

“Call or email to Book Your Auction Today” Friday June 28, 2013 & Saturday June 29, 2013 - Open House Dates For Upcoming Real Estate Auction

304 Kelly Jordan Road, Smiths Falls (Montague Township). Auctioneers will be on site Friday June 28, 4-7 PM & Saturday June 29th, 1-4 PM to show you this property. This home is being sold with an Extremely Reasonable Reserve Bid. Sunday June 30, 2013 - Indoor Estate & Consignment Auction. Auction Starts at 10 am (Preview from 9 am) - At our Indoor Auction Hall 182 Glenview Road, Smiths Falls (Drummond North Elmsley if using GPS or Mapquest). Now Accepting Quality Consignments of Household, Antiques, Art & More! Call or email if you would like to sell something in this Auction. Saturday July 6, 2013 - On Site Outdoor Auction. 34 McCann Street - Smiths Falls. Auction Starts at 10 am (Preview from 9 am). – Quantity of pocket knives, 57 Schneider Enfield 3 ban infantry rifle, Trench art, scopes, wooden decoy, assorted animal calls, fishing rods, crystal, tools, large selection of fishing tackle, hunting, dolls, antique glass, mustard jars, thimbles, Cobalt, furniture & more- PLEASE EXPECT A LARGE AUCTION - Rain or Shine! 2nd Annual Ride For Charity - Smiths Falls Poker Run. Sunday July 7, 2013 - Poker Bike Run Followed by a Corn & Chilli Roast at Dan Peters Auction Hall 182 Glenview Road, Smiths Falls at 6 pm. Tickets are $25 per seat or $10 Per Seat for Dinner Only. All money raised goes to Lanark County Interval House & The Smiths Falls Hospital Foundation. For tickets please call or see The Rideau Winery, 15 Russell Street East, Smiths Falls, or call 613-205-1500. WHAT WE DO: Auctions, Appraisals, Brand New Bed Sales, Moving & Trucking Services. CL434203_0627

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Miller’s Bay Farm gears up for strawberry season, launches food box program EMC News – Imagine picking strawberries in a tranquil setting with the Rideau Canal just a stone’s throw away, or picking up a food box brimming with fresh produce, grown by people you know by name. At Miller’s Bay Farm, this is reality. Miller’s Bay Farm, located on Rideau Ferry Road, offers locally-grown, farm fresh produce for every season. The family has been farming for four generations and the farm’s road-side stand has become a landmark over the years. “We were both raised on a farm and we appreciate that lifestyle,” said owner Shannon Miller, who operates the farm with her husband, Robert, and their four children. “We’re delighted to raise our children in the same environment.” Miller’s Bay Farm is currently on the cusp of strawberry season – and it’s shaping up to be a banner one. This year has yielded twice as many strawberries to feast on, Miller said. With the season starting now, the pick-your-own operation is ready to welcome families and strawberry enthusiasts of all ages. Of course, there are also pre-picked strawberries ready to enjoy, too. “We’re really pleased with the way the patch is looking,” she said. The Miller’s Bay Farm berry patch is unique in that the pick-your-own fields are beautifully back-dropped by the Rideau Canal. “Families are more than welcome – we encourage families to make memories with us and experience picking here,” she said, adding that strawberry picking is a great way to establish the food-to-plate connection with children. To continue the tradition of sharing their locally-grown produce, Miller’s Bay Farm is launching a food box program this year. Miller said the family decided to add the new program to the mix as it was requested by customers and is beneficial on numerous levels. “It’s a good way for people to expand their food horizons,” she said. The program works so that customers pre-pay to pick up a weekly box of freshly-harvested produce. Beginning the first week of July, the box will host an assortment of what is in season each AUCTIONS

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week for 15 weeks. “We’re keeping it simple, but due to the nature of farming, we won’t know ahead of time what types of produce will be in the basket each week,” Miller said, noting the weekly change of produce also adds an element of anticipation. She said participating in the food box program allows for a built-in cost savings for the customer when comparing it to the foodstand prices. “This way, new customers also get a good taste of all the things available from our farm,” Miller said. But travelling to the farm isn’t the only option for enjoying fresh produce grown close to home. For the third year, a Miller’s Bay Farm produce stand will be conveniently located in Perth in front of Penny’s Pit Stop Restaurant on Highway 7 east. “We have a lot of customers from Perth and although the farm is only a few minutes out of town, we thought it would be beneficial to bring our produce closer, to serve our customers,” Miller said. The stand will be at that location starting when strawberries become available and continuing throughout the summer. The Miller’s Bay Farm stand is unique in Perth as it provides produce that is grown only 12-kilometres from its location – further driving home the aspect of local food. Be the first to get updates on when the berry patch will be bursting with nature’s candy! Sign up for Millers’ Farm Fresh Alerts. Visit the website and add Submitted photo your name to the list at www.millersbayfarm.com to receive notifications on The Miller Family is excited about the start of straw- Road. They are shown here, sitting on the first trac- when crops are ready for you to enjoy. berry season at Miller’s Bay Farm on Rideau Ferry tor that the farm used circa 1950. Submitted by Miller’s Bay Farm.

Rideau Lakes Horticultural Society private garden tour July 6 EMC Lifestyle – Once upon a time there were six enchanted gardens. These gardens were the home of magical creatures, plants and objects, and all was wonderful. Until, that is, a wicked sorceress cast a spell that caused the animals to be turned to stone and the objects to lose their powers. The plants were sad at this and, while continuing on with their lives, they no longer danced in the light of the sun and the moon. But then, it was decreed that on the

magical date of July 6, a group of brave gardeners would set forth to find the magical creatures and objects in the gardens and only by finding all 12 would the spell be broken and the gardens returned to their former joy. Are you one of these brave gardeners? All you need to do is contact Mark Stevens at 613-928-2652 or mkbjstevens@ripnet.com to purchase a $15 ticket that will open the gates to the six gardens and to a chicken barbecue

at Delta fairgrounds too, once you’ve completed your task. The gardens will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on July 6. Barbecue and prizes to follow. Come join in the fun for the return of the Rideau Lakes Horticultural Society’s tour of private gardens in the township, scavenger hunt and chicken barbecue. Coming up on July 3 is the regular monthly meeting of the Rideau Lakes Horticultural Society at the Portland Community Hall at 7:15 p.m. This

month’s guest speaker is Carol Dunk, master gardener and past president of the Ontario Horticultural Society. Carol will present Internet gardening spots, a great trip down the garden path for a rainy day. Monthly meetings are free to members, with membership a mere $15 a year. Non-members pay a $5 entry fee for each meeting, making the annual membership a real deal! Come join us! Submitted by the Rideau Lakes Horticultural Society.

Nominations now being accepted for Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation scholarship EMC News – Canada has one of the highest reported prevalence of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in the world and 20 to 30 per cent of people with IBD are diagnosed before the age of 20. To support Canadian students living with IBD and raise awareness about this chronic disease, the AbbVie IBD Scholarship Program is accepting nominations from young people living with IBD. In partnership with the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Canada (CCFC), the AbbVie IBD Scholarship Program is designed to award students who are living well with IBD, and strive to sustain an optimal level of wellness allowing them to excel while inspiring others to do the same. Through an unrestricted educational grant by AbbVie, CCFC will extend seven one-time scholarships of up to $5,000 CAN to students living with IBD who are entering into or are currently attending a post-secondary educational institution. Students of all ages are welcome to apply and the scholarship can be used for any Canadian post-secondary institution.

“I am committed to living each day to the fullest and I’m so grateful to the CCFC and AbbVie for giving me the opportunity and inspiration to push harder and help me excel at my academic goals,” says Clinton Shard, one of seven 2012 “gutsy” scholarship winners. “While the monetary scholarship provides an incentive, it also represents an investment in assisting students living with IBD and helping us achieve our dreams.” Through initiatives such as the scholarship program, AbbVie aims to continue accelerating the recognition of the burden of IBD and help further the global dissemination of evolving approaches to better care for people living with IBD. “AbbVie is proud to partner again this year with CCFC for the AbbVie IBD Scholarship Program. This initiative is a great example of a partnership that makes a difference in people’s lives,” states Felipe Pastrana, general manager of AbbVie Canada. “While our name, AbbVie, has changed – our commitment to the IBD community endures. Over THE EMC - 36 - Thursday, June 27, 2013

the years, AbbVie has shown continued commitment to people living with IBD by helping organizations and health care providers alike better understand the impact of these diseases on people’s lives. AbbVie recognizes the need for better disease diagnosis and monitoring to help improve the lives of millions of people affected by this chronic and debilitating disease.” IBD incidence rates on rise Inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, is a group of disorders that causes the intestines to become inflamed and ulcerated. This is caused by an abnormal response of the body’s immune system. A recent survey conducted by the CCFC found that 69 percent of people who had IBD when they were young were delayed in completing their postsecondary education. Eighty-nine per cent who had IBD as a child felt that they could have achieved more at school without their disease. Since there is currently no known cure or cause, young people need strategies to achieve their best long-term health despite their diagnosis.

Scholarship details The AbbVie IBD Scholarship Program, in partnership with CCFC, is designed for applicants of any age entering into or attending a Canadian-based post-secondary institution. Applicants must be: • A legal and permanent resident of Canada; • Diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease by a physician; • Seeking an associate’s, undergraduate, or graduate degree from a Canadian university; college; or enrolled in a trade school educational program; Enrolled in or awaiting acceptance from a Canadian-based post-educational institution for the fall semester of 2013; and A student who demonstrates academic aspiration and strives to sustain an optimal level of wellness in spite of their IBD, allowing them to excel to reach their personal and academic goals and inspiring others to do the same. Visit www.ccfc.ca for full application details.


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Local health-care providers rally together to get adult day program in Almonte EMC Lifestyle – Meet Gordena, an Almonte senior working hard to maintain her independence and stay in her own home. She attended the Almonte General Hospital Day Hospital in 2011-12 for therapy, and when her goals were achieved, she was referred to the Adult Day Program, run by the Alzheimer Society of Lanark County, so she could maintain her physical, cognitive and social skills through this regular activity. One and a half years later, she continues to travel to Carleton Place, at a cost of $29 per week, through the Mills Community Support Corporation (MCSC) transportation services, to attend the day program twice a week. Recently, Gordena and her family described the benefits she has received by attending the program. They reported, “significant contributions to overall well-being through social interaction during tea, lunch, exercise, arts and crafts, baking, games, music and education.” In addition, they noted, “increased mobility through exercise and other hand/eye coordination activities,” and “activities that support and improve memory/mind health.” They also mentioned that the program “energizes participants through fun and laughter” and “allows family members to continue working, feeling confident their loved one is receiving quality care/guidance/stimulation.” Caregivers/families significantly benefit from the respite provided by having their loved one spend a full day away from home, so that they

can recharge their batteries, get errands done, or look after their own needs, while knowing that their spouse or parent is well-looked after, enjoying their day and maintaining important skills. These “days off” go a long way to helping families cope with the challenges they face in trying to care for their loved one at home. Social and recreational programs are very important to support the well being of our seniors, especially the frail elderly. The Alzheimer Society Adult Day Program is offered in Carleton Place two days per week, and this program provides an opportunity for clients to socialize, get general exercise and cognitive and social stimulation. This program is at capacity, serving 10 clients per day, and has a waiting list of 16 clients. This translates to a range of eight months to two years on the waiting list, as clients are discharged only when they can no longer manage in the program, or get placed into long term care. Many of their clients, like Gordena, travel to the program from Almonte, incurring costs for transportation, or taking respite time away from caregivers to drive them over. Currently in Almonte, the only social programs available are one-two hour activities, such as Music and Memories, Diners Clubs and occasional outings, offered through MCSC, which don’t provide enough respite for the caregivers of the participants. Recently, local health care providers partnered together when they recognized the need for a

local Day Program in Almonte. This need was recognized when health care professionals and community care workers were identifying clients who were declining due to decreases in activity and social isolation, as well as tired and stressed caregivers who weren’t getting enough breaks. In spite of two proposals being turned down, the group continues to work towards the goal of obtaining funding for this program. This program will provide a much-needed service in the Almonte community, decrease the cost of transportation in having to travel to the program in Carleton Place and allow caregivers/ families more time to rest. It will also free up spaces in the Carleton Place program for Carleton Place residents to attend, some who have been waiting for close to a year.

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Performers at this year’s ‘Music at the Market’ Summer Concert Series include Mystic Drumz, above, and Monkey Rock Music, right.

Summer concert series kicks off July 9 EMC Entertainment – The Market Square will soon be alive with the sounds of music thanks to the ‘Music at the Market’ Summer Concert Series! The Town of Carleton Place recreation and culture department has proudly partnered with the Carleton Place Business Improvement Area (BIA) to present this free, summer concert series, which showcases four family concert performances throughout July and August. Participants are encouraged to BYOLC (bring your own lawn chair) and join organizers at the Market Square on July 9 and 25, Aug. 13 and 29. The organizers specifically chose children’s entertainers that encourage audience participation through singing and dancing to keep the children moving. With the majority of the performers visiting Carleton Place for the first time this summer, both the recreation and culture department and the Carleton Place BIA promise each week to be an exciting new experience for families. All shows start at 6:30 p.m. and last between 45 minutes to a full hour. “We are incredibly excited to be hosting the summer concert series at the Market Square, which now, fortunately has a brand new roof! This will allow for concerts to continue even if Mother Nature chooses to bring rain on the day of a show,” says one of the main organizers, community programmer Jessica Smith. “We have been very lucky to find and secure the entertainers we did and I think families will be really pleased with the performances.”

being 100 per cent participatory – that is, every song has the audience not just singing, but doing actions, dancing, and even up on stage playing instruments. They believe that kids want more than to just sit and watch us sing – they want to be part of the fun for the full hour! Monkey Rock Music is an Ottawabased group and is visiting Carleton Place for the first time. • Thursday July 25: Junkyard Symphony. Junkyard Symphony rocks the streets in a busker style performance, with awesome antics, junkyard jokes, terrific tricks, primal percussion and of course plenty of participation. Junkyard Symphony is an Ottawa-based group and has dazzled audiences in Carleton Place many times and is very excited to be returning. • Tuesday, Aug. 13: Splash’N Boots. Named Canadian Children’s group of the year in 2012, Splash ‘N Boots brings a full hour of singing, dancing where everyone can participate! They also love meeting fans after the show and look forward to saying hello to everyone in Carleton Place. Splash ‘N Boots is a Kingston-based group that are visiting Carleton Place for the first time. • Thursday, Aug. 29: Mystic Drumz. Mystic Drumz’s interactive shows introduce audiences to cultures and rhythms from around the globe. Children dance and sing to an eclectic mix of international percussion instruments. Although they have been performing shows for over 15 years, this is Mystic Drumz’s first visit to Carleton Place. Families are welcome to contact Jessica Concert schedule Smith at the recreation and culture department • Tuesday, July 9: Monkey Rock Music. for more details: 613-257-1704 or jsmith@ Monkey Rock Music prides themselves on carletonplace.ca.

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EMC Events â&#x20AC;&#x201C; The teddy bears had their picnic in Carleton Place on Sunday, June 23, as the Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital Auxiliary hosted its Sixth Annual Teddy Bear Picnic at the Navy League Building. The Teddy Bear Picnic is a tradition â&#x20AC;&#x201C; bringing together kids, teddy bears and parents for a day of health education, fun activities and entertainment. From top to bottom: Sandra Larocque is reassured her rabbit is feeling much better; Tatum Munro gets some medical attention from Dr. Jamie Fullerton for her teddy bear with a sore paw; volunteer nurse Sarah Fullerton sews an eye back on; and at right, Emilee Boudreault catches herself a gold ďŹ sh with her grandfather Dave Saunders. Photos by KATHY BOTHAM

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EMC Events – Potty Rocking in the Park on Saturday, June 22 raised funds for portable washrooms in Carleton Place playgrounds. In Riverside Park, Jelly Bean, left, gets a high five from Livia Lamoureux and her mom Andrea. Stephanie Stacey, right, performs on stage. Below: Xavier Lamoureux with his balloon. Photos by KATHY BOTHAM

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EMC Events – The Carleton Place Lions Club presented its annual Wheels on the Mississippi event on Sunday, June 23. Even though the popular show has been running for 10 years, the Lions club took over after year two. Visitors of all ages enjoyed the plethora of vehicles on display at Riverside Park, right. Wheels on the Mississippi continues to gain momentum. Participants came from all over Lanark County, Ottawa and event Quebec. Other festivities included countless vendors, food and refreshments (Lions club, Texas Worthy, Domino’s Pizza, My House and Dali’s Pizza & Shawarma), 50/50 draw, prize table, raffle and much more. Wayne Cavanagh of 92.3 Jack FM broadcasted music from the site. The show’s 13 car classes: Best GM, Best Ford, Best Import, Best Mopar, Best Body Graphics, Best Custom Interior, Best Corvette, Best Modified, Best Historic, Best Vintage, Best Classic, Best Truck and Best in Show.

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REQUEST FOR TENDER TOWNSHIP OF BECKWITH The Township of Beckwith invites qualified experienced Contractors to respond to the following 2013 Request for Tender: 1. Fire Hall Addition – 1654 9th Line Beckwith Closing date: July 12th, 2013 Closing time: 12:00 (noon) Award of the contract is subject to the approval of the Council of the Township of Beckwith. Complete details and information are included in the Tender which can be obtained by contacting: Cynthia Moyle, CAO/Clerk Township of Beckwith The Corporation may award this Tender in part, in whole or not at all.

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AGH Summer Golf Classic hits $117,573 in total revenue EMC Sports – Patients and residents at the Almonte General Hospital/Fairview Manor (AGH/FVM) are the winners after the AGH/FVM Foundation raised $117,573 for essential patient care equipment through its annual golf tournament. The 11th annual Almonte General Hospital Summer Golf Classic was held Friday, June 21 at the picturesque Canadian Golf and Country Club. Platinum corporate sponsor Rexall and platinum community sponsor Almonte Civitan Club led the way with valuable sponsorship dollars “We can’t thank our sponsors, auction donors, golfers and army of volunteers enough for coming out and supporting the hospital, Fairview Manor and foundation,” said AGH/FVM Foundation executive director Gerry Huddleston. “We thank you from the bottom of our hearts.”

Calling the tournament a “fantastic day” golf committee chair Guido Patrice was pleased all the money raised will go towards the purchase of equipment. “The 224 golfers, more than 110 auction items, $63,000 plus in sponsorship funds and $13,000 in hole signs marks our most successful golf tournament to date,” said Huddleston. “Auctioneer Reg Gamble did an excellent job and special mention must go to Canadian Golf and Country Club owner Mark Seabrook and his staff for their excellent service, special golf course and outstanding meal.” The amazing total wouldn’t be possible without the help of our fantastic sponsors: • Platinum – Rexall, the Photo courtesy GERRY HUDDLESTON Almonte Civitan Club, Canadian Gazette/EMC/Metroland Four teams from the Almonte Civitan Club enjoyed the Al- presenting sponsors with the first of a two-year commitment Media monte General Hospital Summer Golf Classic at the Canadian as the platinum community sponsor. More than $117,000 was See GOLF page A/CP23

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DID YOU KNOW? Taxi providers can not charge an extra fee to transport a person with a disability or charge a fee for storing mobility aids or assistive devices.

“AOTH Painting” for the Almonte Old Town Hall will be received by Diane Smithson, Chief Administrative Officer at the Town Offices, 3131 Old Perth Road, P.O. Box 400, Almonte, ON K0A 1A0 until 12:00 o’clock noon local time, Wednesday, July 3, 2013

GARBAGE AND RECYCLING COLLECTION CANADA DAY

Tender documents may be obtained from the Town of Mississippi Municipal Offices, 3131 Old Perth Road, Almonte, ON. The lowest or any tenders will not necessarily be accepted.

There will be NO changes to garbage or recycling collection in Mississippi Mills during the week of July 1, 2013. Please ensure your garbage and recycling is at the curb by 7am on your regular collection day.

TRADE CONTRACTORS NOTICE OF INTEREST FOR STEWART COMMUNITY CENTRE

SKATE PARK The Town of Mississippi Mills, Recreation and Culture Department in conjunction with TYPS (Taking Young People Seriously) are offering The Youth of Mississippi Mills the opportunity to explore 3 different Skateboard Parks this summer!! The cost to attend each trip will be $5.00/ Youth. This will cover the cost of the bus transportation to and from the skate parks. The trip schedule is as follows: Wednesday July 3rd – Legacy, Nepean – 12 p.m- 5 p.m Wednesday July 24th – Orleans, Skatepark – 12 p.m to 5 p.m Wednesday August 14th – Madoc, Skatepark – 10 a.m to 6 p.m (The bus pick up and return location is at TYPS - Taking Young People Seriously, 65 Mill Street. Please ensure you arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the time of departure.) For more information or to sign up for a trip please contact TYPS at 613-256-8485 or Calvin Murphy Recreation Coordinator (Town of Mississippi Mills) at 613-2561077 Ext: 24.

ROAD CLOSURE There will be a complete road closure at the Mill of Kintail Bridge. The road closure is necessary to facilitate the required bridge renewal project. The closure is set to begin July 2, 2013. The road will reopen to traffic on September 27, 2013. If you have any concerns, please contact, Cory Smith The Town of Mississippi Mills (613) 256-2064 ext 229 or csmith@mississippimills.ca

TENDER NO. 1309 ALMONTE OLD TOWN HALL AOTH AUDITORIUM & STAIRWELL PAINTING Tenders on the prescribed form and sealed in an envelope clearly marked for the

CONSTRUCTION OF ADDITION & ALTERATIONS Guy Saumure & Sons Construction Ltd. acting as the construction manager for the Stewart Community Centre is seeking bids from interested qualified Trade Contractors for the above noted project. The project consists of construction of a 320 sq. ft. addition & renovation & alterations to existing washrooms. Scopes of work to be tendered to qualified Trade Contractors include: Structural Steel EDPM Roofing HVAC Plumbing Electrical Masonry Painting Flooring (Rubber & VCT) Concrete Foundation & Slabs Hollow Metal Doors, Frames & Hardware Work is to start mid June and be substantially complete by Fall 2013. Tender documents will be available to qualified Trade Contractors that express interest in writing (by fax or e-mail) to the head office of Guy Saumure and Sons Construction Ltd.. A Trade Contractor may be required to provide references of similar sized projects to prove qualifications.

the envelope. Forms are available at the Administration Building, 3131 Old Perth Road, Almonte or on the Town’s website. Items are available for viewing by calling Ben at 613-256-2064 ext. 231 and set up an appointment to view the items. ITEM

2001 Chevrolet Half Ton 1975 Western Star 1984 FCM Sweeper Unit

DESCRIPTION

Silverado, blue, 4x2 (Unit 006) Single Axle Plow Truck (Unit 025) Sweeper Unit (Unit 057)

All items shall be removed from the Town yard and paid for within 5 working days of notification. Payment shall be by cash, certified cheque or money order. All items are sold in an “as is” condition.

2013 FINAL TAX NOTICE Installments due July 30th and September 27th The 2013 final tax bills have been mailed. If you own property in the Town of Mississippi Mills and did not receive a tax bill please contact the Tax Clerk at 256-2064 ext. 224. Visit www.mississippimills.ca for information regarding payment options and additional information on the septage capital cost and waste management special charges applied to the 2013 final tax bill.

ROAD CLOSURE

Highest or any bid not necessarily accepted.

Please be advised that the following temporary road closing will take place to accommodate the Canada Day Eve event taking place in downtown Pakenham on June 30th, 2013:

Diane Smithson, CAO Town of Mississippi Mills 3131 Old Perth Road Almonte, ON K0A 1A0 Telephone: 613-256-2064 Fax: 613-256-4242 Email inquires: bkipp@mississippimills.ca Website: www.mississippimills.ca

Pakenham Canada Day Eve Parade- a portion of McFarlane Street from the Stewart Community Centre, right to Jeannie Street, right to Highway 29, right to Renfrew Street, right to McFarlane Street to the Stewart Community Centre will be closed to vehicular traffic on Sunday June 30th, 2013 from 7:00 p.m – 7:45 p.m.

TOWN OF MISSISSIPPI MILLS PUBLIC NOTICE TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Town of Mississippi Mills proposes to enact Bylaws in accordance with Section 34 of the Municipal Act, 2001 to declare as surplus lands and to stop-up and close the following described highways or parts of highways: A portion of the open road allowance, described as Part Lot 11, Concession 10, described as Parts 4 and 7 on Registered Plan 27R-10265, Pakenham Ward, known as Lynx Hollow Road.

Bids will be received at the head office of Guy Saumure and Sons Construction Ltd on the time and date noted for each Trade Contractor (Staggered closing dates from June to July depending on trade). Lowest or any bid not necessarily accepted. Questions or inquiries should be addressed to the Construction Manager: Chris Saumure Guy Saumure and Sons Construction Ltd. 91 Cornelia Street West Smiths Falls, ON K7A 5L3 Fax: (613) 283-3691, Email: csaumure@saumuregroup.com

SURPLUS SALE Sealed bids for the following items will be received by the undersigned at the Town of Mississippi Mills at 3131 Old Perth Road, Almonte, until: 10:00 a.m. Thursday, July 18, 2013.

The proposed Bylaw will come before the said Council for consideration at its regular meeting at the Municipal Office, located at 3131 Old Perth Road, RR2, Almonte, Ontario on the 6th day of August, 2013 at the hour of 7:00 o’clock p.m. and at that time, the Council will hear in person or by his/her counsel, solicitor or agent, any person who claims that this/her land will be prejudicially affected and who applies to be heard.

Bids must be placed on forms provided by the Town in a sealed envelope clearly indicating the item on the outside of THE EMC - A/CP21 - Thursday, June 27, 2013

DATED: 27th day of June, 2013 Jodi Collins, Town Clerk 613-256-2064 x 226


SPORTS

Connected to your community

EMC Sports – Notre Dame Catholic High School in Carleton Place recently handed out the hardware to its athletes during the athletic banquet held June 12 at the school. Above, from left: Chantal Earle received the Academic Athlete award with an overall 93 per cent average throughout her high school years; Sydney Mcdiarmid, Female Senior Athlete of the Year; Alex Wilkie, Senior Male Athlete of the Year; Holly Hayball, Female OFSAA Leadership Award; Lydia Straznicky and Jenna Hickey shared Junior Female Athlete of the Year; Cassidy Malenfant, Male OFSAA Leadership Award; and Cole Skerkowski, Junior Male Athlete of the Year. Left, Michelle Vala and Dalton Rabbetts each received the Captain’s Cup award. Above right, Wilkie, right, with teacher and coach Glen Cordick. He also earned a track and field award. Right, teacher Tony Quick with guest speaker Steve Sumarah, head football coach from the Carleton University Ravens. Submitted photos

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Connected to your community

GOLF From page A/CP20

• Gold Plus – Levi Home Hardware Building Centre, Anonymous • Gold – Patrice’s Your Independent Grocer, Interspec Furniture, Almonte Sign Company • Silver – Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, C.R. Gamble Funeral Home and Chapel • Bronze – Canaccord Wealth Management, Civitan Club of Pakenham, Fortune Farms, March Road Motorsports, Eldon Munro Construction, Ottawa Brass Limited, Ottawa Valley Family Health Team, RBC Almonte • Lunch sponsor – Kelly Huibers McNeely

• Dinner sponsor – Patrice’s Your Independent Grocer. The tournament was founded 11 years ago by former AGH-FVM foundation board chair Don Stewart and his organizing golf friend Bert McIntyre. McIntyre still plays a major role on the tournament committee as a solicitor and the sign organizer. Participants opened their wallets, purses and hearts to both the live and silent auction. This year more than $24,000 worth of merchandise was donated by area businesses. A car donated by Carleton Ford’s Mike and Glenda Pitre and $10,000 donated by RBC’s Cindy Hobbs went unclaimed in the hole-in-one

competitions. Carleton Ford and RBC sponsored holes in one competition on eight holes. The team of Brent Munro, Ted Mepham, Darren Green and Jamie Bertrand won the tournament with a score of 9 under. Bonnie Pike, Catherine Ray, Janina Oscroft and Suzanne Kennedy were the best women’s team with a plus 6 while the most honest team was Liz Barron, Joyce Balharrie, Martha Colton and Marion Foisy won for being most honest. Organizers have already begun Photo courtesy GERRY HUDDLESTON planning for next year. Submitted by Almonte General Auctioneer Reg Gamble works his magic with the crowd at the Almonte Hospital/Fairview Manor Founda- General Hospital Summer Golf Classic June 21 at the Canadian Golf and tion. Country Club.

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SMITHS FALLS NISSAN 211 Lombard Street, Smiths Falls, ON Tel: (613) 283-4000 www.smithsfallsnissan.com THE EMC - A/CP23 - Thursday, June 27, 2013


CARLETON PLACE & DISTRICT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

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his has been a remarkable year for the hospital. The clinical teams worked together to improve patient care through the adoption of key clinical protocols. We met or exceeded all of our performance targets for Quality and the hospital was recognized as an “exemplary” hospital by Accreditation Canada.

Patient-Centred, Quality Driven

AT CPDMH WE

In our quest for service improvement, we identified a need for a more functional, robust surgical program. Throughout the year, we have worked with surgeons to strengthen this essential program. We continued to focus our efforts on how to provide better service to our patients by recruiting more physicians. Over the past year, we have recruited two more emergency physicians to our team: a lung specialist and an ear, nose and throat surgeon. The hospital continues to be a training center for residents and medical students and we hosted several first year students from both Queen’s and the University of Ottawa this year. We worked with hospitals in the region to change how we credential our physicians to ensure timely access to quality medical resources. Together with our partners, Almonte and Arnprior hospitals, we are exploring shared medical resources to make sure our communities have

CPDMH scoring in the top 10% on overall Employee Engagement relative to hospital benchmarks. Specific results show a commitment on the part of staff to patients and the organization, with 97% saying they are proud to tell people they work for the hospital, 96% saying client satisfaction is a primary focus and 100% saying they are committed to doing high quality work. The inaugural Community Health Fest held on March 23rd in the Arena Hall in Carleton Place was a huge success. At full capacity with over 35 participants showcasing local health resources and estimates from 800 to 1,000 people in attendance; guests from across Carleton Place and the surrounding communities enjoyed free services while learning more about the range of health care services in Carleton Place. This initiative served to connect the community to quality services close to home.

access to specialist care. All of our recruitment and training efforts ensure that our patients get the right care at the right time closer to home. Technology continues to play a critical role in delivery quality care. We continue to invest in the adoption of an Electronic Health Record to ensure the safe and timely transfer of patient information between CPDMH and other community providers.

We are pleased to report that we have met our commitment to our ongoing capital plan. Working together with the Foundation and Auxiliary, the Hospital invested almost $800,000 to maintain a safe facility, upgrade our electronic information system and procure modern, medical equipment for patient care. We are further pleased to report that we have submitted a balanced budget for 2013/14. The Hospital will continue to provide quality services while maintaining an enviable, efficiency record.

The National Research Corporation (NRC Picker), a National Research Institute that measures patient experience, ranked CPDMH among the top performers in patient satisfaction in Emergency Department satisfaction. This success is attributed to our staff and physicians who daily demonstrate their commitment to creating an organization where patients and their families can experience responsive, innovative and exemplary care. An Employee Engagement Survey was completed this year. Overall results were excellent with R0012180751/0627

For more information, please contact Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital THE EMC - A/CP24 - Thursday, June 27, 2013


2012/13 Community Annual Report

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his year the Hospital has embarked on a new strategic plan that will be used to direct us over the next five years. In determining our strategic priorities, a strategy road map was developed which included extensive consultation with community service clubs, municipal partners, patients, health care partners, staff and physicians. Our five new strategic priorities found below ensure that we: x Optimize patient access to services x Lead the way in quality and safety performance x Are a responsive, integration leader x Create healthy, innovative teams x Secure a strong, sustainable future

As we roll-out our strategic priorities, patient-centered care will remain our touchstone. This is an exciting time in the hospitalâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s history as we work together to shape the future of health care for our community. We look forward to working together with partners and the hospital teams to ensure the delivery of outstanding care and an exceptional patient experience.

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Shaping a Healthy Future for our Communi es through Caring, Quality and Innova on

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x Connec ng pa ents to responsive, integrated services x Leading the way in quality and safety x Being the kind of hospital that pa ents recommend to family and friends

211 Lake Avenue East, Carleton Place, ON, K7C 1J4 â&#x20AC;˘ www.carletonplacehospital.ca THE EMC - A/CP25 - Thursday, June 27, 2013


WA N T E D !

LOCAL NEWS

Photos by THERESA FRITZ

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EMC News â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Three-year-old Kane Twigg (left), enjoys his turn in a loader last Saturday as part of the third annual Carleton Place Daycare Mighty Machines fundraiser. Along with the opportunity for youngsters to get up close and personal with some large equipment, the event featured face painting, a bake table, race, games, a barbecue and more. All funds raised go back directly to support the local daycare facility. Above, the bucket on this large loader proved to be a cozy spot for ďŹ ve year-old Shane Robinson to stand in to avoid a few raindrops that fell.

The NEW Perth Blue Wings Junior â&#x20AC;&#x153;Bâ&#x20AC;? Hockey Club seeks five (5) elite hockey players for their 2013-14 Eastern Ontario Junior B Hockey League Team. You MUST be highly coachable, physically fit, MENTALLY tough and born between 1993-1997 (16-20 years old) to qualify. ONLY those seriously committed to competing for an EOJHL Championship need apply. Application Deadline: Wednesday, June 28th, 2013. For a FREE detailed information Kit, sent by First Class Mail, on your request, email Michael McLean at: Michael@PerthBlueWings.com or visit www.NEWBlueWings.com and leave your full mailing address. PerthBlueWings.com

YOUR GUIDE TO LOCAL RESTAURANTS

All Fresh Food Wagon at MY HOUSE We are an All Fresh Food Wagon making homemade food and offer healthy options for people to enjoy. Our goal is to grow as many fresh vegetables for the summer season to serve using Heirloom Varieties. We also offer Gluten Free Products such as Gluten Free Gravy, Sandwiches,

Gluten Free Fried Chicken and will offer features throughout the season. We smoke all of our own meats and Fresh Cut our Fries. We will be using as many Local Businesses to help support our Communities, as it is important for us to try and keep the money in our

surrounding areas! We are a dog friendly wagon as we save our Beef Bones to serve to our furry little friends! We are open Tuesday to Sunday weekly, open at 11 am daily, and 12 pm on Sundays. Visit us at Hwy. 7 and Franktown Road in Carleton Place.

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Every Thursday from 4pm to 5:30pm enjoy our Early Bird Special and receive a free APP, with purchases over $12.00 (before taxes)

Come in and enjoy SENIORS NIGHT every Tuesday!

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Highway 7 & Franktown Rd., Carleton Place, ON 613-256-4915 Our goal is to make our guests feel at home, while enjoying the FRESHEST ingredients in Town!

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LOCAL NEWS

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Kick off summer by finding out whatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s new at Mississippi Mills libraries By TAMMY LANGSTAFF

EMC Lifestyle â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Happy Canada Day! Be sure to visit the branches and stock up on fantastic reads for the weekend. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a great way to kick back and relax in between visits with family and friends.

Pakenham library â&#x20AC;˘ Ladiesâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Night by Mary Kay Andrews â&#x20AC;&#x201C; New York Times Bestselling Author (fiction) â&#x20AC;˘ Zero Hour by Clive Cussler and Graham Brown â&#x20AC;&#x201C; A novel from the NUMA files (fiction) â&#x20AC;˘ The Kill Room by Jeffery Deaver

â&#x20AC;&#x201C; New York Times Bestselling Author (fiction) â&#x20AC;˘ And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Family relations spread over generations (fiction) Almonte library â&#x20AC;˘ Choke Point by Ridley Pearson â&#x20AC;&#x201C; New York Times Bestselling

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ENJOY THE SUMMER & YOUR GARDEN! Summer in the garden is a fantastic time. A time spent reaping the rewards of a spring full of hard work. All of the planning, preparing and planting is over for another year... or is it? Summer is still an excellent time for additions to those pesky troublesome spots in the yard. Contrary to popular belief, planting in the summer is still possible, so long as the homeowner is there to give water to the new transplant. Plants in containers, such as those purchased from your local nursery, have a well contained root system, and therefore will undergo little transplant shock when transferring into the garden. However, if the homeowner is planning vacations away from the home this summer, and will be home to water, perhaps leaving the planting until the fall, or next spring is better. Just remember to take time to sit back, relax, and enjoy the fruits of your labour. Summer is a wonderful time in the garden.

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Well it is that time of year to pull out the rake and clean up the yard. Finally the weather is nice to be out in the garden! Great way to exercise - - - but if not done properly, injury could keep you from doing what you love. In order to enjoy your gardening time, make sure you ďŹ rst pick supportive shoes and tie them up snug to your feet. Then warm up by walking around the yard, then gentle arm circles, side bends reaching to the sky, hamstring stretch by touching your toes, and long lunges to stretch out the front of the thighs. Once you are warmed up, make sure you decide what you are going to be doing and pick the right tools for the job. For planting, if possible, kneel rather than bend. Use a knee pad for comfort and protection. While lifting and bending, keep your load close to the body, bending at the knees and donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t twist. Lift the load straight up, then move the feet to pivot. Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t lift heavy objects above your waist height. Also avoid lifting after being bent over for prolonged periods of time. Take regular breaks to stand up, put your hands on your back pockets and stretch/ arch backwards, arching the whole spine in the opposite direction it has been working in. Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t wait for muscles and tissues to fatigue - regular breaks while you are feeling good will avoid strain! These are just are a few tips to keep you happy and healthy in your garden this summer! And of course, should you feel pain or stiffness while gardening, call your chiropractor before the problem limits you from doing the things you love to do!

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MVFN celebrates 25 years encouraging love, knowledge of nature EMC News – The Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists (MVFN) held their annual general meeting (AGM) at the Almonte Civitan Club on May 16 followed by a very successful Spring Gathering event. The AGM was conducted by Ken Allison, president of MVFN, with attendance by the board and club members. Ken provided the membership with an overview of the organizations activities and finances over the last year. This is the club’s 25th year as an organization and during that time it has been very active promoting the understanding and awareness of the natural world in our community, with its popular natural history lectures series, canoe, hiking and birding outings, environmental programs for children and youth, and strong support for local conservation issues. The treasurer, Robert McCook presented the finances which show a well managed club which can continue to be very active. Ken introduced each of the board members for the coming year, and of special note is that Cliff Bennett, one of the founding members has once again been elected to the board where he will serve as vice-president for 201314. Cliff has been very actively involved with MVFN from it first days and will ensure it continues to be a vibrant and relevant organization. The AGM was followed by the wellattended and exciting Spring Gathering event. Starting with the reception, old friends and acquaintances shared drinks and chatted; many visited the Young Naturalists exhibit, the Reduce Plastic Bag campaign table and made bids on the silent auction items. The Almonte Civitan Club did an excellent job of providing top notch service and a very tasty meal. A special thanks goes out to all the volunteers, especially Rosemary McGinnis, this year’s event co-ordinator for MVFN. The master of ceremonies, Iain Wilkes, MVFN’s new publicity chair and well-known leader of the Carleton Place

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Christmas Bird Count, enthusiastically guided the group through the evening culminating in a talk by Éric HébertDaly, executive director of the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society. Éric provided a passionate and insightful look at how conservation work was done traditionally such as through protected area campaigns, local land trusts, and renaturalization projects, and he explored how we might be more efficient and successful in the years to come through a shift towards a focus on ecological integrity, and methods such as land-use planning, network (versus islands) planning, multilateralism, and First Nations involvement to name a few. Eric fielded many interesting questions after his presentation, reflecting that our community is very engaged when it comes to the environment and conservation. It was a very successful and enjoyable evening, and everyone is reminded to put May 15 on their calendars for next year’s gathering. This summer, ongoing MVFN activities include the canoe/kayak program and annual summer walk, and the clubs’ monthly natural history lectures resume with a new series in September. Please see mvfn.ca for details of these upcoming activities and for membership information. Iain Wilkes is the publicity chair for the Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists.

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The inaugural Calabogie Country Music Festival will take over Calabogie Peaks Resort June 28 to 30, featuring a talented group of country music stars, including the Ottawa area’s Kira Isabella, right. Isabella won the Canadian Country Music Association’s Rising Star Award in 2012 and will close the festival on Sunday, June 30. Above, Headlining Saturday’s performances will be Dallas Smith, who spent the last 10 years as the frontman for the band Default.

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EMC Entertainment – Calabogie Peaks Resort will be buzzing this weekend with top Canadian country music stars at the inaugural Class Axe Guitars Calabogie Country Music Festival. Dallas Smith, Kira Isabella, and Jordan McIntosh are just a few of the exciting acts to hit the stage during the three-day event. The festival was conceived by the same team that organizes the wildly popular Calabogie Blues & Ribfest, which is heading into its third year. The Calabogie Country Music Festival will deliver top country music, on-site camping, beer gardens, food vendors, chairlift rides, a kids’ zone and more. Hailing from nearby Carleton Place, singer Jordan McIntosh is the latest sensation on the country music scene. He will headline the Friday night show at the festival, with well-known singer Leah Daniels as the opener. McIntosh, who has acquired a large fan base already, is sure to deliver a performance that will showcase that show-stopping talent. Dallas Smith is set to headline Saturday evening’s events. Numerous country bands, including Autumn Hill, Whitney Rose, The Working Class & Ryan Cook, will be taking the stage, beginning at noon leading up to the night’s big event, a performance by Canadian country music star, Smith. He delivers an outstanding show, which is a must-see for any country music fan. Smith spent the last ten years fronting the popular band Default, before stepping into a solo career in 2011. He released his solo debut country album, Jumped Right In, back in May 2012 and its first single, ‘Somebody Somewhere’, immediately soared up the Canadian Hot 100 charts. Sunday’s wrap up to the festival includes performances by Tim Chaisson, the ever-popular country band Silver Creek, Kerosene Creek, and local favourites, Ambush. Closing out the festival will be the exciting Canadian Country Music Award winner Kira Isabella. In 2012, Isabella won the Canadian Country Music Association’s Rising Star Award. Her debut CD quickly garnered national attention and she became one to watch in the Canadian country music scene. The festival grounds will open at 2 p.m. on Friday, June 28 with onsite camping. Music performances will commence at 7 p.m. More information and tickets can be found at www.calabogiecountry. com.

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Robert Potts will be transparent and accountable to all Algonquin beneficiaries. The AOO will develop the governance structure, mandates and powers of these Institutions to ensure the most effective protection of all beneficiaries’ interests. Land has been critical to the way of life for the Algonquins and will play an important role in the cultural recognition and future economic sustainability of the AOO. The Preliminary Draft AIP establishes that Ontario will transfer not less than 117,500 acres of Provincial Crown Land to one or more Algonquin Institutions. This lands package consists of more than 200 parcels of land ranging in size from a few acres to more than 30,000 acres. The AOO’s proposed land selections were each chosen for the following purposes: (a) Historical/Spiritual

(b) Community Recreation and Environmental Protection (c) Economic Development, Resources, Tourist Commercial (d) Future Institutional, Residential, Industrial Development The Provincial Crown Land in the Settlement Area is 3.3 million acres. Nearly 2 million acres constitutes Provincial Parks, including Algonquin Park (1.8 million acres), where the AOO will have extensive management planning input. This leaves approximately 1.3 million acres of Provincial Crown Land to be considered for AOO land selections. The proposed lands package comprises approximately four per cent of the Provincial Crown Land in the land claim Settlement Area. Through the transfer of this land, existing access to cottages, private properties, or navigable waterways will not be lost or compromised, and no new First Nation reserves will be created. A Treaty will provide economic development opportunities that will not only benefit the AOO, but will also provide a tremendous benefit to our neighbours living within Eastern Ontario. This column is the second in a series providing insights into Algonquin history, the foundation for the land claim, elements of the Preliminary Draft AIP and next steps in the journey. The next column will focus on the Parks and Protected Areas component of the Preliminary Draft AIP. For more information visit www.tanakiwin.com. Robert Potts is Principal Negotiator and Senior Legal Counsel for the Algonquins of Ontario.

after two years under new wireless code EMC News – On June 3, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) issued a wireless code that will make it easier for Canadians to understand their contracts and sets out their basic rights. The code will apply to new contracts for cell phones and other personal mobile devices starting on Dec. 2, 2013. “Every day, Canadians rely on wireless devices while in their homes, at their jobs, at school or travelling abroad,” said Jean-Pierre Blais, chairman of the CRTC. “The wireless code will contribute to a more dynamic marketplace by making it possible for Canadians to discuss their needs with service providers at least every two years.” The wireless code addresses the main frustrations that Canadians shared with the CRTC, which included the length of wireless contracts, cancellation fees, roaming charges and other industry practices. Among other things, individual and small business consumers will be able to: • Terminate their wireless contracts after two years without cancellation fees, even if they have signed on for a longer term. • Cap extra data charges at $50/ month and international data roaming charges at $100/month to prevent bill shock. • Have their cell phones unlocked after 90 days, or immediately if they

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He mentio E PINDER-MOS S that he had ned, however, â&#x20AC;&#x153;This is Well-known heard of some pheno Staff cartoo menal news commu Writer nist donate for the commu nities Orthopaedics EMC News s time to that ucts that had sending prodnities and Department LAWS. Smiths Falls â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Perth and certainwe serve. We been collect it will be with potent or shelter items. will will ed a pleasur ly ial soon to welcom orthopaedic have the a second e candid e him with orthopaedic have open arms,â&#x20AC;? ates. 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