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Double cup win Sports – The Almonte Junior and Senior Thunderbolts earned the Lanark County championship on Nov. 1. Quarterback Austin Stewart (above) celebrates the juniors’ 21-14 win against the Spartans in Perth. Right, Matthew Church shares an emotional moment with his mother (Kelly), after the seniors defeated St. John Catholic High School 33-17 in Beckwith . For more photos, go to A/CP17.

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Community – Like other Canadians, residents of Beckwith, Carleton Place and Mississippi Mills observe Remembrance Day every year on Nov. 11 to remember the men and women of their armed forces who died in the line of duty. First World War hostilities formally ended on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. Beginning with a parade of veterans, Legion members and many more, Carleton Place’s Remembrance Day service begins at 11 a.m. at the cenotaph, which is located in Memorial Park beside the library. Legion president George Wood said the ceremony would be carried out in the traditional manner: reading of the honour roll, playing of the Last Post – the traditional salute to the

fallen soldier, laying of wreaths, gun salute and two minute wave of silence. “We always get a large turnout,” he said, “and the last couple of years the weather has been nice.” This year’s Silver Cross representative is Peggy Dunlop. She will lay a wreath on behalf of all mothers who lost children in the military service of their nation. Following the service an open house will be held at the Legion Hall, 177 George St. The town’s cenotaph was unveiled in 1924. The local Captain Hooper Chapter of the Imperial Order of the Daughters of the Empire (IODE) was instrumental in its construction. Thirty-six years later (1960), the two wings (sides) were added to honour those who gave their lives during the Second World War. One name was added years later for the Korean War, in ad-

dition to the titles of NATO and Peacekeeping. The war memorial was officially rededicated during a ceremony held on Oct. 2, 2010. An event this year in June marked the official arrival of two Howitzer guns at Memorial Park. The Remembrance Day service in Beckwith takes place at 1 p.m. at the Beckwith Park Cenotaph, which is located at 1319 9th Line. Nine residents, including one woman, paid the supreme sacrifice for their home and country during the First World War. An additional three heroes lost their lives in the Second World War. The 2013 Silver Cross representative for Beckwith is Nora Currie. Three ceremonies are planned for Mississippi Mills. Clayton and Pakenham will conduct services at their respective cenotaphs at 11 a.m., with Almonte’s ceremony at 2 p.m.

The cenotaph in Pakenham is located on the grounds of Pakenham Public School (County Road 29), and Clayton’s cenotaph, dedicated in 1998, can be found on Tatlock Road (kiddycorner to Gemmill’s General Store). The war memorial in Almonte, featuring R. Tait McKenzie’s sculpture ‘The Volunteer’, is located beside the Almonte Old Town Hall on Bridge Street. The cenotaph recently underwent cleaning and repair, and two new names were added to the First World War section. Almonte’s service on Nov. 11 begins with a parade, which takes shape at the Legion on Bridge Street around 1:30 p.m., before proceeding to the cenotaph. “The parade consists of the Legion’s colour party, local veterans and youth representatives from Girl Guides and Boy Scouts,” said Branch 240 presi-

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sembly with a 15-minute presentation by a OneMatch representative. To register in the system, all donors have to do is give a simple cheek swab sample. “It is very important to Mackenzie and our family to help the OneMatch program grow, for our daughter as well as the next person and family who will require the use of the bone marrow registry,â€? Doug stated. â€œâ€ŚBy helping Mackenzie as a potential donor, you could also help save the life of someone who will be near and dear to someone.â€? For more information about the OneMatch Stem Cell and Marrow Network and how to register, visit www.onematch.ca or find their page on Facebook (www. facebook.com/OneMatch).

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ing a hero for Mackenzie and the 700 people (across the country) waiting for a bone marrow transplant.� The first one takes place Friday, Nov. 15 at Brockville Collegiate Institute where the high school is running a drive and the Brockville General Hospital, with whom Tuck is employed, will also host a public drive that day from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. St. Lawrence College will be sending their fireman class and two football teams to help jump start the event. Then, on Sunday, Nov. 17, another drive will take place from noon to 4 p.m. at the Smiths Falls Memorial Community Centre where local hockey teams, the Smiths Falls Bears, Brockville Braves and Perth Blue Wings will

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Studio Theatre brings back old-fashioned storytelling in ‘Voices’ By JOAN SONNENBURG

Arts – “Life is all about finding a way to communicate with one another�, says Sue Tennant of Studio Theatre in Perth. “By using one of our senses - body language, sign, Braille, blissymbolics, or spoken word – we all find a way to communicate.� Once this communication was personal, one individual to another. But today we live in an age of so-called mass communication, when we have only to press a button to learn what’s going on in any part of the world, listen to a favourite song, or tune into an exciting movie or TV show. The intimacy of the old-fashioned singer and storyteller seems to have all but died out. Rarely do we hear someone ask, “Tell me a story,� or “Sing me a song.�

But the Studio Theatre and Kelly’s Flowers are offering just such an experience in ‘Voices.’ On Sunday, Nov. 10 at 3 p.m., novelist Tim Wynne-Jones and singer Jenny Whiteley will take you on a journey of life as they see and have seen it. Here is an opportunity to sit back, relax be entertained in words and song by two award-winning wordsmiths. Tim Wynne-Jones will be reading from and discussing Blink and Caution, his most recent award winning novels. Thriller, crime novel, and social commentary – it is a story charged with tension and suspense in which two compelling characters are caught up in a dangerous blackmail scheme. Tim is also the author of many children’s, young adult and adult novels.

A proud officer of the esteemed Governor General’s award, Tim is currently the writer in residence at Queen’s University. He lives with his wife Amanda Lewis in Brooke Valley a short distance from Perth on 76 acres of scrubby swamp land. They have three grown children. He is also a musician who loves rock and roll and getting together with his favourite local band mates from The Usual Suspects. Jenny Whiteley is a gifted singer whose lyrics capture the soul of real-life experiences. Her evocative self-titled debut album won the Juno Award for Best Roots and Traditional Recording: Solo in March 2001. She is the daughter of renowned blues musician Chris Whiteley. Being prodigy of a mu-

sical family, her destiny was determined long ago, and her peers have recently recognized Jenny’s incredible voice. Prairie Oyster invited her to sing on their re-released Man in the Moon, a song written by Jenny’s father Chris. She also sings background vocals on Sarah Harmers hit song, Basement Apartment. She has been awarded showcase opportunities at a number of exclusive North American festivals, including the Ontario Council of Folk Festivals, the North American Folk Alliance and South by Southwest Music Festival and conference. She lives with her husband Joey Wright and their daughters in nearby Maberly, Ontario. So on Sunday afternoon, Nov. 10 at 3 p.m., switch off your TV, leave

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Theatre Night in Merrickville hosts 45th annual One Act Play Festival Nov. 8 and 9 Guild: A Candle on the Table ticket purchase, visit TNIM’s by Patricia Clapp website: www.merrickvilletheatre.org. Saturday, Nov. 9 at 7:30 p.m. For ticket purchase off line, • Lindsay Little Theatre: The please call 613-269-3729. Elephant Song by Nicholas Billon About TNIM • Lindsay Little Theatre: SÊTheatre Night in Merrickance by Don Nigro ville was established 35 years ago, initially as part of a fundFor further information and raising program to build a com-

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Help the natural environment by entering MVFN’s poster contest fest and Herbfest during the summer, where we asked the public to pledge to ‘RefuseTo-Use’ single-use plastic bags. We had 244 local residents and visitors take the pledge. We now invite local students to design a poster to get the message out to even more people to refuse to use plastic bags. Here’s your chance at fame and fortune! The poster contest is on now and runs until Nov. 29. A winner in each of four categories (Grades 1-3, 4-6, 7-9, and 10-12) will be selected. Each winner will receive a cash prize of $20 and winning posters will be displayed in local public spaces, so your work can inspire others. Winning posters will be those whose words and images seem best suited to Photo by PAULINE DONALDSON inspire everyone to refuse to During the summer the Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists resa Peluso), as part of its plastic bag reduction campaign. use plastic bags. Your posters may show why plastic (MVFN) hosted information tables at several local events, in- MVFN now invites local students to take part, this November, bags are harmful to the en- cluding this one at the Almonte Fair (staffed by MVFN’s The- in a Refuse-To-Use Poster Contest. vironment, and/or give advice to help people develop life-long habits to reduce or avoid their use. Complete contest details We are very excited to announce that for MVFN’s Refuse-To-Use Angels Roost Organic Spa Poster Contest, as well as links to help you research the is now open in their new location at 1731 Seventh Line issue of the ‘problem’ with ORGANIC SPA Featuring local jewelry makers and plastic bags, will be posted in November on the Missisartists from our communities sippi Valley Field Naturalists website at mvfn.ca. Services: Serv rvicces: For additional informaUÊÊ >ˆÊ>˜`ÊvœœÌÊV>Àiʈ˜VÕ`ˆ˜}ÊÊ tion or questions, please conVÀޏˆVÊ>˜`ÊiÊ˜>ˆÃÊ tact MVFN’s environmental issues chairperson, Theresa UÊÊ>Vˆ>ÃÊÕȘ}Ê̅iÊ>ÊœÀ}>˜ˆVÊÊ Peluso at reduceplasticcamΈ˜ÊV>Àiʏˆ˜iÊqÊ “ˆ˜i˜ViÊ paign@gmail.com. UÊ iVÌÀœÞÈÃÊ>˜`Ê*Ê

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A documentary chronicling the making of Alan Doyle’s, above, solo record is set to air nationwide on CMT on Friday. His band, Great Big Sea, will be returning to Ottawa on Nov. 17 for a performance at the NAC. this,� Doyle added. One of the songs he personally prizes is Where I Belong, a ballad Doyle characterizes as having special meaning to him because it speaks to where he is from - a place which shaped him and gave him courage to chase his dream. “It’s about home in the capital ‘H’

sense, to know you have a home to go,� he said. “There is nothing quite like it.� The creation of Boy on Bridge took him from the bustling streets of Toronto to the country-strong empire of Nashville – with a little help along the way. The documentary, produced by Take

a compilation album of both pop and folk songs. When Doyle reflects, it all seems so surreal. “Yeah, I’m still here,� he joked. Boy on Bridge is set to air on CMT Canada this Friday (Nov. 8) night at 9 p.m. ET/PT, and Great Big Sea will be performing at the NAC on Sunday, Nov. 17. They’re also performing to a sold out crowd in Brockville on Saturday, Nov. 16 at the Brockville Arts Centre. The solo album is available at stores such as HMV and Costco, or available for order online on Doyle’s website at www.alandoyle.ca.

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the Shot Productions Inc., sees Doyle teaming up with musical legends and friends to shape the album, including Newfoundland folk singer-songwriter Ron Hynes, Jim Cuddy of Blue Rodeo, indie artist Hawksley Workman, his Robin Hood and Republic of Doyle co-star Scott Grimes, Grammy awardwinning Gordie Sampson, notable television composer Mike Post, and good friend and long-time musical partner Russell Crowe. His first film credit back in Petty Harbour would be the first one on his actor’s list. The musician-turned-actor now has a few more under his belt, such as playing Allan A’Dayle, one of Crowe’s Merry Men in the 2010 Ridley Scott-directed movie Robin Hood, as well as recurring tough guy and undercover cop Wolf Redmond in the CBCproduced and Newfoundland-based hit action TV show, Republic of Doyle. He also has a role in Crowe’s 2014 film, Winter’s Tale, as Dingy – a thief. Doyle was just recently named to play the villain Senator Gideon Robertson in a film adaptation of Strike!, a musical stage production that brings the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike to life. He’s also produced albums for actor Russell Crowe and Juno Award winners The Irish Descendants, and delivered soundtracks for the movie Young Triffie’s Been Made Away With, and the television series Hatching, Matching, & Dispatching. When not on stage, Doyle is in high demand as a producer and arranger, sharing his love for music with many across Canada and around the world. Doyle said the band always looks forward to coming back to Ottawa, a city, he said, which has always supported the band and brought out thousands of fans looking to have a good time. Great Big Sea is widely known for playing lively rock interpretations of sea shanties and original feel-good songs such as Ordinary Day, Consequence Free, I Am King, End of the World, and island jigs including Paddy Murphy, Lukey’s Boat, and Captain Kidd, just to name a few. In celebration of their 20th anniversary as a band, they recently released

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Spinning a yarn Community – Waterside Retirement Community in Carleton Place hosted a knitting and bake sale fundraiser on Oct. 19, benefitting Carleton Place Childcare Services at Carambeck Community Centre. Waterside’s Knit Wits members were busy all summer knitting items for the sale, and on Oct. 24 they presented $402.30 to Jennifer Barry of Carleton Place Childcare Services. Pictured, (back row) Barry, Denise Zuna, Mary Roloff, Patricia Matheson, (front row) Saidee Dowdall, Olive Cliffen, Evelyn Hind, Alison Lunn (lifestyles manager) and Florence Jarvis. Photo by TARA GESNER

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War Amps marks 95th anniversary this year DEAR EDITOR: I belong to Operation Legacy, a group of members of The War Amps Child Amputee (CHAMP) Program dedicated to preserving Canada’s military heritage and teaching other young people how to carry on the remembrance message. This year, The War Amps is celebrating a major anniversary. Ninetyfive years ago, First World War amputee veterans formed The Amputations Association of the Great War. The name was changed to The War Amputations of Canada when Second World War amputees joined their ranks. These men later started the CHAMP Program to assist young amputees like me. In addition to having had the privilege of learning about Canada’s military heritage from a young age, I also know what it is like to live without a limb – a strong bond that I share with war amputee veterans. Because of this, I feel it is my duty to ensure that the stories of war are preserved and its lessons never forgotten. Operation Legacy is a commitment to preserving our national mili-

tary heritage, and by doing so, we honour the men and women who have fought for us – even given their lives – to protect our rights and freedoms. And by passing on the stories of horror that these heroes have endured, it reminds us that war is something we never wish to face again. We remember that is better to choose peace over war and that standing up for what we believe in is what makes us Canadians. Champs in Operation Legacy wish to spread this message not only to the adults whose parents perhaps lived through war, or left a war-torn country to come to Canada, but also our youth, as they will be the ones who need to pass on the remembrance to the next generation so that we ensure that the legacy of our veterans is never forgotten. I encourage everyone – particularly young people – to learn more through The War Amps Military Heritage Series documentaries, which are available at a cost-recovery price at waramps.ca. Jamey Irwin Operation Legacy member

Food for thought Editorial – The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit released the results of their Nutritious Food Basket costing for 2013 and it certainly gives some food for thought. This is something done by all public health units in Ontario where the price of 67 food items is calculated from grocery stores in the tri-county area. The results put into perspective just how much it can take to feed a family of four (two adults and two children). They found that the cost is $178 per week or $772 per month, which reflects a nine per cent jump in the cost of food since 2010. We are all aware the cost of living has gone up, whether it’s a heat or hydro bill or the price of gas at the pumps. Part of the problem is that as families get bigger and costs grow, salaries don’t often rise along with them. According to the health unit, it becomes more difficult not only to purchase food but make healthy choices while also trying to pay rent and find the money for transportation. In fact, a 2011 Canadian Community Health Survey noted that 9.3 per cent of people in the tri-county said they couldn’t afford to put all the food they needed on the table. That’s why it’s so important to support local food banks and organizations such as the Salvation Army. While food banks are always in need of donations, as the holidays near, they are experiencing a much greater strain on their inventory. One of the largest seasonal initiatives, the Build a Mountain of Food Drive recently had its launch for another year and will be out at grocery stores throughout the area in November and December to collect food items for those who need it. They will be set up in Carleton Place, Almonte, Perth, Lanark, Smiths Falls, Westport, Elgin, Portland, Merrickville, Athens and Delta. Consider donating a few cans of non-perishable food items or filling a bag for your local food bank. Pay it forward. You never know when you may need their services.

Remembrance Day held in high regard for Mary and family Lifestyle – Mother was always concerned that we five children didn’t have the proper respect for the true meaning of Remembrance Day. The school at Northcote with only 18 pupils, had no piano, and the few county officials were already involved with the ceremony in the town of Renfrew, and so there was little in the way of observance at the school. For this reason, Mother, each year, piled all of us into the Model T and headed into town, where, as she put it, there would be a proper and fitting ceremony to remember those who had fallen in the First World War. Mother’s three young brothers had all been in the army, even though Mother said they weren’t old enough to vote, but they were old enough to fight in the war. By the way Mother talked about her brothers, I wondered if they perhaps had won the war singlehandedly! Without fail, the weather was always dreadful on Remembrance Day. We would drive through freezing rain or snow, it seemed, and at a very young

age, I wondered if the terrible weather had something mysterious to do with the somberness of the day. And so when we headed into Renfrew, we were bundled up like mummies, with hats and mitts, and winter boots. We certainly wouldn’t have the luxury of wearing slacks on such a day, and even though I usually hated them with a passion, I was very grateful for the heavy navy blue fleece-lined bloomers over our long underwear and long beige ribbed stockings. But it never mattered how much clothes we had on, there was always a piercing wind rolling down Raglan Street where the parade took place at the war memorial, and it penetrated our bodies and had us shivering like leaves on tree. The children from the Renfrew schools always marched to the place where the ceremony was to be held. We five country children were very aware that we weren’t really a part of a group, but that certainly didn’t matter to our mother. Vice President & Regional Publisher Mike Mount mmount@perfprint.ca 613-283-3182, ext. 104

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prehension, someone from the town ranks of pupils always fainted. Just as sure as death and taxes, as soon as the person leading the program opened his mouth, one or two would topple over. If the overcome person was a girl, the teacher would rush up, fan her with the sheet music, and if that didn’t help, she would be carried off with her eyes rolled into the back of her head. But if it was a boy pupil who had succumbed to the pressures of the day and toppled over, he was left to lie there until he either revived on his own, or the ceremony ended. Emerson said, on the way home, “those Renfrew kids are a sickly lot...certainly none of us ever fell over in a dead faint.” After all the war songs had been sung, out of the crowd would come a very old man with a shiny trumpet tucked under his arm. He would walk the full length of the parade area, and he wore a soldier’s uniform that obviously had been borrowed. His hands were all but covered with the cuffs, and the pant legs bagged over his swathADVERTISING 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

covered legs. He was very elderly, and Mother, ever the one to add drama to any situation, said he probably fought in the Boer War. He played the trumpet loud and clear as a bell, and there wasn’t a dry eye in the crowd! The Renfrew children were the first to march off the parade grounds, and Emerson, not to be outdone by kids from town, turned on the heal of his gum-rubbers, and with his arms swinging, marched back down the street to where Mother had parked the Model T. On the road back to Northcote we would be subjected once again to Mother’s stories of how her own brothers went off to war, and often her voice would catch with the memory. But we knew she was filled with pride, and I too would be caught up in the stories, and would think of those uncles, who returned safely from battle, and unscarred...and I would think I was related to true war heroes. And then I would know, even though I was very young, why Remembrance Day was so important to our mother. • 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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Dust is kicked up from a field tilled in Dunrobin. Grain farmers and beekeepers agree neonicotinoids are killing insects in mass numbers. They disagree whether “planter dust” is doing it or the crops – contaminated throughout – are poisoning them during pollination. Carleton between Pakenham and Arnprior. He has been an apiculturist since the mid 1970s when he took over his father-in-law’s farm. It supplements his income, along with driving a bus and one-time pursuits such as lambing. But beekeeping didn’t supplement his income last winter. “It was a wake up call,” said Polk, who is happy to produce 30,000 pounds of honey a year. He managed just 2,000 this year. “I’ve never experienced anything like this before.” Polk is aware of the neonicotinoids debate. He has mixed feelings over farming practices. On the one hand, he knows they must grow more and more efficient to keep up with the competition, including the use of pesticides. On the other hand, he says the relentless pursuit of profit at all costs is having a devastating affect on the natural world. “Farming has changed completely in my lifetime. They don’t even cultivate anymore,” he said. “They are perfecting the bottom line today, but maybe not tomorrow.” However, the die-off on Polk’s property this year had no direct link to neonicotinoids. It was the combination of a Varroa mite infestation and extreme weather. “We didn’t use enough treatment to solve the problem,” he said. “In July we had a cool period. And they never made honey after that.” Others would say neonicotinoids played an indirect role in the decima-

tion. After many years of usage, industrial insecticides are omnipresent: in water, soil, plants and animals such as bees. It could make them more susceptible to parasites and fungi. Polk accepts that the science isn’t out on a cause, but conventional wisdom tells him that the two don’t mix. “I think it’s a contamination but I don’t have any proof of that. There’s a lot of research to do, a lot of unknowns right now,” Polk said. “All I know is that pesticides and bees don’t mix well together. DuPont and Monsanto (companies) do lots of research, but nobody knows the long term.” Beekeepers are anxious for a solution to stave of future losses. Farmers are unwilling to change the status quo for fear of losing profit. That may seem like a strict dichotomy. But according to the Arnprior area’s vice president of the Ontario Federation of Agriculture, Debra Pretty-Straathof, it is more complex. Those who farm corn and soya use neonicotinoids. They are predominately in south western Ontario. Farmers in the Ottawa Valley area include those who require pollination, either because they are growing vegetables or feeding animals on food that flowered. “You will have polar opposites in any group, but we are trying to work together,” Pretty-Straathof said. “Neither side wants to wipe out the other. Everybody wants to help (bees) but

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be ingesting them. Health Canada regulators have proposed better labelling on insecticides and require farmers to implement safer seed planting practices. Those moves aren’t enough for beekeepers, who are fewer in number and therefore hold less clout over lawmakers. Another year of mass die-offs could harbour untold calamity for many common foods such as: apples, onions, pears, beans, celery, broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, common peppers, eggplant, tomatoes and much more. However, at this stage it doesn’t seem those welding power are willing to move any time soon. CarletonMississippi Mills MPP Jack MacLaren is a farmer, and sold seed to farmers throughout the region. He lauds the effectiveness of neonicotinoids while reserving judgement until further study is done. “It is commonly used on corn seed to protect against insects and disease. It does work. It helps farmers,” MacLaren said. “Canada has very stringent rules about pesticides.” Still, if further studies show them to be harmful to bees or other animals, MacLaren said he has no problem with an outright ban. R0012325198_0926

nobody wants to have a knee-jerk solution.” She said it is widely accepted among farmers that neonicotinoids are a cause. What is less certain, at least from the beekeepers side, is at what point the insecticides affect pollinators. PMRA is studying contaminated “planter dust.” The hypothesis states that a coating of insecticide on each seed comes off during the farming process. It creates a dust cloud that bees fly though, causing them to ingest the neonicotinoids and die. Anecdotal claims from southern Ontario on this theory reached Polk. “He (a beekeeper) said when (bees) were coming back through the cornfield they were falling like rain, and were in some kind of paralysis state,” Polk said. “They’ve lost hundreds of colonies of bees.” Critics say inhalation of dust plays a less significant role than does consumption. Neonicotinoids could be fused into the seed and, over many years, the soil, and taken up by the plant through the soil to kill insects feeding on them. Ponds and other water spots could be chemical soups after this many years of using insecticides too, adding to chances bees could

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Coalition of book lovers bringing one-man show to Perth Arts – Bookworm, the highly acclaimed one-man show that celebrates a love of books, libraries and reading-forpleasure and has brought audiences to their feet in theatres across Canada, will be staged at the Studio Theatre in Perth in a special one-night only presentation on Sunday, Nov. 24 at 7:30 p.m. Written by and featuring Canadian songwriter and actor Corin Raymond, Bookworm is a powerfully moving story of the love shared between a father and son in tragic circumstances and the love of books and storytelling that transcends tensions between them and the adversities they face. MERA director Danny Sullivan, who spearheaded a campaign to bring the production to Perth, said “Bookworm is the kind of show that will make a nonreader want to go and look up stories from Greek mythology and peruse the fiction shelves at the library. At the same time, it will make a book-lover want to go and check out Spiderman.” “I first saw Bookworm at the Kingston Public Library last year, and I thought it was the best thing I’d ever seen in a library. I knew it was something that should come to Perth,” said Sullivan. Although, the Perth and District Union Public Library had heard about the show and were interested in it, they don’t have a space for large public presentations, such as most big-city libraries have. So Sullivan went to work putting together a coalition of sponsors to bring Bookworm to the Studio Theatre, including MERA, Perth & District Union Public Library, the Friends of the Library, the Humm and Backbeat Books and Music. Bookworm is a show that will appeal to all ages. “When I saw it in Kingston, a good proportion of the audience were highschool aged, and you could tell that they were spellbound from the very opening line, like everyone else in the room,” he said. “It appeals naturally to book lovers, but you don’t have to be a book-lover to be inspired by it – though it should come with a warning that it might turn you into a book-lover. Like any good theatrical presentation, though, it is centered around a story.” Bookworm is the story of a father reading to his son, growing up in a library, plus Spiderman, Ray Bradbury, and meeting the Minotaur for the first time just outside Wawa. Storytelling that has comedy, drama, plenty of beauty and life-inspiration, and a climax no one could possibly predict, all wrapped into one powerfully moving act. Dramaturged by TJ Dawe and directed by Morgan Jones Phillips Bookworm was first produced at the Hamilton Fringe Festival in the summer of 2011, and was an immediate hit, winning awards at fringe festivals across Canada, including the London Fringe Festival’s Producer’s Award and Pick of the Fringe at Vancouver’s Fringe. Since then, it has been staged in theatres, public libraries and at storyteller’s and writers festivals, to universally enthusiastic reviews: “Corin Raymond is a storyteller who by the end of the night you’ll have known all your life.” – Brad Wheeler, The Globe and Mail “What a gift. In this one-man show... Corin Raymond recalls a childhood surrounded by his father’s books, which offered comfort, reassurance, and escape from unusually lonely circumstances... Raymond has impeccable timing, and his performance is at once intimate,

openhearted, and evangelical: ‘Reading aloud to someone is a way to cross souls,’ he effuses, making you ache to return to your favourite books, recite poems from memory, and read aloud to someone you love.” – Kathleen Oliver, Georgia Straight, Sept. 6, 2012 “An ode to books and the people who love them, Raymond cleverly mixes everyday autobiography with an inherited love of what lies between the covers of his favourite books. A true story told with passion and grace, Bookworm is for anyone who loves to read, and reread, beloved books. Really, don’t miss this one.” – John Threlfall, CVV Magazine, Aug. 25 to 28, 2012 “Powered by the man’s warmth and wit...Raymond is a natural storyteller... he’s pleasant and accessible...like the guy you might meet in a bookstore on a rainy afternoon, that wants to talk books...Magic.” (4 Suns) – Colin MacLean, Edmonton Sun, Aug. 21, 2012 “Some storytellers leave you gaping, forgetful of your surroundings and only wanting more. Corin Raymond is this storyteller. It’s well-paced, wellperformed and will have you heading to the first bookstore as you leave the theatre...” (4 stars) – Samantha Power, Vue Weekly, Aug. 20, 2012 Raymond was a guest on CBC radio’s The Next Chapter with Sheelagh Rogers, where he explained that so many books get mentioned in Bookworm that he has produced an appendix itemizing Submitted photo all of the books, stories, poems and other titles referred to in the show. Canadian songwriter and actor Corin Raymond, above, will bring his “I’d come out the show and talk to acclaimed one-man show, Bookworm, to Perth’s Studio Theatre Sun- someone and I’d see they’d been writing day, Nov. 24. on their arm, so I have an appendix that

I can send to people,” Raymond said. Aside from his Bookworm performances, Corin Raymond is a singersongwriter known as one half of the Toronto-based duo The Undesirables. Paper Nickels, his recent live recording with backing band, The Sundowners, was released on two CDs as part of a 144-page hardcover book and made headlines across North-America for Raymond’s unique scheme to fund the recording by collecting thousands of dollars in Canadian-Tire money, enthusiastically donated by fans, friends, strangers and schoolchildren. Born in Winnipeg MB, and raised in southern Ontario, Raymond keeps ties between the two cities close to his heart and throughout his songs, while his career continues to be inspired by a dialogue between them. Raymond grew up in northern Ontario, learning to appreciate the small time from his dad, who raised him after his mother died. His father was a librarian, high-school teacher and bookseller. The pair lived in northern Ontario, north of Ear Falls, near Red Lake. “He exposed me to a lot of culture when I was growing up,” Raymond recalled. “He taught me to love books, theatre and film.” Bookworm is presented at the Studio Theatre in Perth, for one night only, on Sunday, Nov. 24 at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $15 and advance tickets are available from Tickets Please, 39 Foster St. in Perth (Jo’s Clothes), by phone at 613-485-6434 or online at www.ticketsplease.ca. For more information about the production, contact 613-268-2376 or email shakeyacres@hotmail.com.

Local municipalities to receive source protection grants News – Several municipalities are part of 24 in total who will receive source protection grants totaling at least $1,472,771 to help them implement local actions to protect drinking water sources. This is part of the province’s commitment of $13.5 million over the next three years to help support small, rural municipalities implement their source protection plans. Source protection planning was a recommendation of the Walkerton Inquiry. In 2000, seven people died and more than 2,000 became sick after drinking contaminated water supplied by the Walkerton

Drinking Water System. “We are taking care with source-totap protection of drinking water so we never have another Walkerton,” said Environment Minister Jim Bradley. Municipalities across the province are taking steps to protect wellhead areas and water intake zones such as upgrading fuel tanks to provide more protective spill containment and engineering stream banks to protect water from run-off and erosion. Grants range from $18,000 to $100,000. Municipalities have already worked with their partners to identify significant drinking water threats and complete source water protec-

tion plans. Municipalities receiving funding include: County of Lanark ($43,204); Town of Carleton Place ($61,331); Town of Mississippi Mills ($58,568); Town of Perth ($68,694); Town of Smiths Falls ($50,000); Township of Montague ($63,888); Township of Beckwith ($59,534); Township of Elizabethtown-Kitley ($67,016); Township of Rideau Lakes ($62,472); Township of Tay Valley ($54,634); Municipality of North Grenville ($57,518); United Counties of Leeds and Grenville ($52,061); Village of Westport ($73,954); and Village of Merrickville-Wolford ($67,708). Municipalities may be eligible for

an additional collaboration incentive of up to $15,000 if they collaborate with other municipalities: • $5,000 for collaborating with one or two other municipalities • $10,000 for collaborating with three other municipalities • $15,000 for collaborating with four or more municipalities Municipalities will also develop education and outreach programs about threats to their local drinking water supplies and best practices for dealing with these threats. There are 19 source protection regions across the province.

Upper Canada District School Board asks for increase in bus sharing News – The Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) and its students have benefitted from increased efficiency by the Student Transportation of Eastern Ontario (STEO) busing consortium. However, trustees recommended the consortium improve its operations even more. Members passed a resolution Oct. 23 asking STEO to undertake a feasibility study to accomplish the consortium’s shared busing targets in a shorter period of time. Statistics released at the board’s regular meeting Oct. 23 suggest the overall capacity rate of buses contracted by STEO is extremely high and that the use of shared vehicles is rising – indicating that UCDSB students are benefiting from an improving operation, said 1st vice-chair Jeff McMillan.

“Staff members at STEO are really working hard to be as efficient as they can,” said McMillan. “We are seeing real growth.” STEO is a consortium established between the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario (CDSBEO) and the UCDSB to administer transportation. STEO transports 35,000 students daily. Statistics provided by STEO and presented at the meeting by McMillan indicate the use of shared busing through the consortium has increased. The number of students riding shared routes has risen from 2.5 per cent last year to seven per cent of the bused population. It represents an increase from 875 last year to 2,500 students this year. Shared busing means that students from both boards

are riding on the same bus at the same time. The number of students riding double bus routes has also increased from eight per cent to 18 per cent of the bused population. This represents an increase in students riding double routes from 2,800 last year to 6,300 this school year. A “double route” means that a single bus accomplishes one run carrying students from one board, then accomplishes a second run carrying students from the other board. Among the other ways the board has benefitted through its participation in the consortium is that STEO has a vehicle capacity rate of 80 per cent. The high rate indicates that STEO is utilizing its fleet effectively. Over the next five years, the goal of

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STEO is to increase double route busing to 50 per cent of all students transported, and to increase students riding at the same time, same bus to 25 per cent of the bused population. While board members conceded that STEO is improving its operations, trustee Lisa Swan proposed the motion to see if efficiencies could be increased even more. Committee of the Whole also recommended that the Upper Canada District School Board recognize the International Day for People with Disabilities on Dec. 3. The busing matter will come before the board for further discussion on Nov. 13. Submitted by the Upper Canada District School Board.


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CFUW Perth and District learn about giving the gift of life promotion, coordination and support of organ and tissue donation and transplantation across Ontario. One donor, male or female, regardless of age, can save up to eight lives through organ donation and enhance the lives of 75 others through the donation of tissue. Most major religions support donation to save a life. To make your wishes known about organ and tissue donation, talk to your family, and register your consent a) online at beadonor.ca, or b) in person at any Service Ontario centre or c) by mailing the Gift of Life consent form downloaded from www. giftoflife.on.ca. Even if you have signed a donor card you still need to register your consent to donate by one of the methods above, to ensure that your wishes are known and respected. Canadian Federation of University Women, Perth and District, is an organization linked regionally, nationally and internationally which

promotes quality education, participation in public affairs concerning justice, human rights, social and environmental issues and the improvement in the status of women – all in an atmosphere of cooperation friendship and fun. At the Nov. 18 meeting, CFUW members will hear

Brenda Ethier, right, president of CFUW Perth and District welcomed Cheri Barton, centre, and her daughter Amber, to a CFUW public meeting recently. Cheri, a volunteer with Trillium Gift of Life Network spoke about organ and tissue donation and also how to register to donate. Submitted photo

Many benefits to using rain barrels Community – Rainbarrels are beautiful because they‌ • Store and distribute clean, chemical-free water at no cost • Reduce erosion and sediment loading in local streams/lakes by reducing runoff from your property • Promote infiltration of water into the ground to replenish our groundwater supply • Decrease your water bill if your drinking water is metered It only makes sense to save and use what Mother Nature gives us rather than making the expensive municipal drinking water system or your private well work hard to produce water for gardening. Capturing rainwater In the past two years, the Rideau Valley Conservation Foundation and our local partners have sold 870 barrels at four partnered sales in the watershed. The foundation and the local partners each earned some money for community activities. In addition to that, we know that each barrel captures 220 litres (L) of rainwater per storm event which is then used by the householder in the garden (infiltrating the water into the ground). During each storm event, our 870 barrels capture about 191,000 L of rainwater and stop it from running directly into the surrounding watercourses (a good thing). If we assume six storms per growing season, it means that a total of 1.1 million L of rainwater is diverted from a nasty career of direct runoff

into a much more honorable role of producing flowers, vegetables and kitchen herbs. If we further add the hundreds of other rain barrels sold by other groups in the Rideau Valley, it is reasonable to imagine literally millions more litres of potentially damaging runoff being diverted from the Rideau system for use in beautiful gardens every year. This is indeed a very good thing. Winterizing your rain barrel Now that Thanksgiving’s past and the outdoor furniture is cleaned up (using rain barrel water) and safely tucked away for another season, it’s time to “winterizeâ€? your trusty old rain barrel for longer life and better performance in four easy steps: • Disconnect the eavestrough downspout from the barrel (don’t forget to reconnect a downspout extension to funnel water away from house foundations) • Empty and rinse the rain barrel • Keep the screen, the valves and the hose together in one box • S tore the barrel upside down either outside or in your garage or basement. If you don’t have a rain barrel yet, especially at the cottage, you can pick them up very inexpensively at one of the conservation foundation’s rain barrel sales in late spring 2014. Get on our email list and watch your inbox for upcoming dates, locations and times. Submitted by the RVCA.

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Community – The Canadian Federation of University Women, Perth and District hosted a public meeting recently featuring Cheri Barton, a volunteer for Trillium Gift of Life Foundation and a busy Vankleek Hill mother of three, who, using her own personal experience, illustrated the importance of organ and tissue donation. Cheri Barton has Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) which is one of the most common, life threatening genetic diseases for which there is no treatment and no cure – it threatens the lives of every generation of every family living with the disease. Multiple cysts grow in the kidneys and may, along with other major symptoms, cause the development of kidney failure and the necessity of dialysis or a transplant to allow the person to live. The Trillium Gift of Life Network is a not-for-profit Ontario government agency dedicated to the planning,

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Local resident considers herself lucky to have cancer society transportation program By GENA GIBSON For Canadian Cancer Society of Lanark, Leeds and Grenville

News – When her husband received a cancer diagnosis in several years ago, Diane Campbell learned the importance of the Canadian Cancer Society’s transportation program. She travelled with Vernon to appointments and treatments, and saw how the volunteer drivers handled their duties with care and patience. Last year, seven years after Vernon died of cancer at the age of 68, Diane received a cancer diagnosis of her own. Living in rural Clyde Forks without a driver’s licence, she knew she would have to rely on the cancer society again. “I love them,” she said of the various drivers who had taken her to Kingston for appointments. “They’re 100-per-cent perfect.” Although Campbell will move to Kingston in mid-November at the request of her children while she undergoes several months of treatments, she has regular doctor appointments, both in Lanark and in Kingston. She said she always asks for five days’ notice, so she can give the drivers time to fit her into their schedules.

Carol Alexander of Tatlock is one of her regular volunteer drivers, and is, according to Diane, “the best thing since sliced bread.” When Alexander was a teacher in Almonte, she taught one of Diane’s children, and now they have created a closer bond through the volunteer-driver program. “It doesn’t matter who I’ve had (driving me),” she stressed. “I just can’t believe how perfect they are – I don’t know how to describe it. “I just appreciate it.” Diane started using the drivers last year, when doctors found cancer between her bladder and her uterus. She had chemotherapy and radiation, and will start chemotherapy treatments in November with a new drug, Yervoy, used to treat melanoma that has spread to other parts of the body. “I consider myself so lucky to have the volunteer drivers,” she stressed. She said that Vernon asked for all donations to go to the volunteer-driver program of the Canadian Cancer Society, and she plans to do the same in her will. She also plans to donate to the Wheels of Hope campaign, which is a fundraising campaign that runs from September to December. Money

raised goes to fund the Canadian Cancer Society’s local transportation program, which is a no-charge service to clients that will take them to and from cancer-related appointments. Diane said the drivers she has are all personable and friendly, and happy to wait at appointments or be available by telephone when the appointment ends. The Canadian Cancer Society’s Lanark, Leeds and Grenville community office covers the area from Gananoque to Cardinal, as well as Lanark County and everything in between. Last year, the transportation program filled 3,560 requests, with drivers covering 299, 518 kilometres to take 339 local clients to their appointments. The program in the tri-county unit cost more than $84,200, as the average cost to take one patient to a round-trip appointment is $60 due to the distances that clients need to travel compared to those in other parts of Ontario. If you would like to help get a local cancer patient to their cancer treatments you can donate to the Wheels of Hope program by calling 613-2671058 or 1-800-367-2913.

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UCDSB hosts event to encourage girls to enter trades Nov. 18 to 22 News – The Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) is hosting a special event to let young girls know the value of a career in the trades. The board’s Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP), and that of the coterminous board, will host Living the Skilled Life, from Nov. 18 to 22 at the University of Guelph, Kemptville Campus. The event will encourage females in Grade 10 to enter the trades by exposing them to a learning experience in horticulture, welding, and truck and coach diesel mechanic. “There’s a real shortage of tradespeople in Ontario,” said Alex MacDougall, OYAP facilitator for the UCDSB. “Four out of ten new jobs over the next twenty years will be in the trades. By

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Mudds’ youth performers serve up admirable work in Othello ice’ is actually based on a short story by an Italian author. The play revolves around four main characters. Othello, the namesake lead, is a general in the service of Venice. Female performers in male roles dominated the Mudds’ effort. Dayna Stone, as Othello, had a very difficult task with the dialogue-heavy role and handled it admirably. The other central characters are Othello’s new wife Desdemona (Leah West), his lieutenant Cassio (Katie Irvine) and his trusted ensign Iago (Hayley Fortier). Clearly there was a shortage of males willing to tackle such demanding roles. But the young ladies in this production did a good job. Special mention must be made of Fortier’s efforts as Iago. Hers was the most difficult role of all and she handled it flawlessly. So much to say and such a good job saying it! I didn’t detect a single miss and if there was any prompting I couldn’t detect it. The Cole’s Notes

version of the play is as follows. The highly ambitious Iago becomes jealous when Othello promotes Michael Cassio to be his personal aide. He plots against the hero. After Othello elopes with the lovely Desdemona the plot (and plotting) thickens. Murder afoot A dropped handkerchief is central to the story. Othello is tricked into becoming jealous of his beloved Desdemona. As his rage grows he plans to kill her. Murder is afoot as the story reaches its climax. Othello returns to the castle to kill his innocent wife (he eventually smothers her to death). Emilia, Iago’s wife and Desdemona’s devoted maidservant, eventually tells Othello the truth about her (Emilia’s) scheming husband. Regular Mudds’ youth performer Candice Burn also deserves to be singled out for her work as Emilia. She not only handled the demands of the dialogue well but she has a very expressive face.

Her strong effort stood out to me. Evan Sauve as the luckless Roderigo also turned in a solid effort. Roderigo, who lusts after Desdemona, is killed by Iago when the attempted assassination of Cassio (Irvine) fails. I made note that with such an impressive voice Sauve may have a lead role in his future? Besides the main six characters a supporting cast of nine helped make this staging a success. I was also impressed with the brief, but sultry performance, turned in by Lydia Charron as Bianca, Cassio’s jealous lover. As the play reaches its bloody, tragic conclusion a flurry of madness sees Othello deliberately wound Iago. He decides he would rather make Iago suffer in pain rather than finishing him off. Both face punishment for the murders they commit. The conclusion comes suddenly when Othello, wracked with guilt after learning of Desdemona’s innocence, commits suicide with a dagger he

has concealed. Credit to director Mark Piper (he also directed Macbeth two years ago), producer Wendy Jewell and associate producer Janice Bowie (another Mudds’ regular) for bringing this cast together and coaching them so well. Shakespeare’s work is short on scenery and long on discourse. When I think of Othello, I always recall the brilliant work of the late, great African-American actor, singer, athlete and activist Paul Robeson. The staging of Othello on Broadway, with Robeson in the lead, was the longest running production of a Shakespeare

play ever staged along the “Great White Way.” There’s no question the popular play was a major undertaking for a youth theatre troupe. But somehow I think Robeson – and Shakespeare – would be proud of the effort put forth by this young cast in Carleton Place, Ontario more than 400 years after Othello was penned. The production concluded with matinee and evening performances Saturday. For complete information on the Mississippi Mudds and their upcoming shows visit the website: www.mississippimudds. ca.

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Arts – The Mississippi Mudds Youth Theatre in Carleton Place took on a major challenge this fall, tackling Shakespeare’s timeless ‘Othello.’ The young actors did a more than credible job of presenting the classic tale of love, jealousy, betrayal and murder. The only downside is that more people didn’t line up for tickets to see the four performances staged in the historic Carleton Place Town Hall Auditorium. I will admit that I went to last Friday’s presentation with no particular expectations. Although Othello is often performed by community theatre groups, it is a challenge for a relatively new youth troupe. Mudds Youth Theatre only began staging productions here in 2009. In fall 2011 the fledgling company presented Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth’, also a difficult assignment. During the showing of Macbeth I attended the cast worked hard but needed quite a bit of help from

the prompters and experienced some jitters in front of a full house. Hardly surprising given the depth of the material! A smaller audience was on hand for the second of four presentations of Othello last Friday. Just like Macbeth the young Mudds performed in the round, operating on the auditorium floor with a minimum of costumes and props. I left the theatre very impressed. This was a modern telling of the tragic story, something we have come to expect as directors and performers drop the old English and bring William Shakespeare’s wonderful work into the mainstream. One good example is the contemporary film telling of the bard’s popular comedy ‘Much Ado About Nothing.’ Director Joss Whedon’s 2013 movie stars Amy Acker and Alexis Denisof. Anyone familiar with Othello knows it’s pretty heavy going! Believed to have been written in 1603, ‘The Tragedy of Othello: Moor of Ven-

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88210 Ferguson Falls Road John St., Perth $289,900 – Well Situated between Carleton Place and Perth this home has many new updates and sits on a very private (corner of Roger’s Rd.)

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$349,000 – Lovely well maintained waterfront home nestled on a gorgeous level lot on the banks of the Tay River & only a few block from downtown Perth shops & restaurants. Many features include a brand new main floor powder room & master bedroom with hardwood floor, 5 piece ensuite bath and walk-in closet. Living room has a wood insert in the fireplace & opens to dining area overlooking the riverside deck & backyard. 4 Season sunroom doubles as a main floor family room. Upper level has 2 good sized bedrooms, 4 piece bath & kitchenette area presently used as an office. This 2nd floor space was formerly a separate apartment & still has its own hydro meter. Great basement with high ceiling & a separate 12x24 space with walkout to backyard. MLS# 092102005000300 Sheri Mahon-Fournier 613-812-1215 sherisells.ca

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1.5 acres. A– lovely open kitchen for her $349,000 Lovely well maintained and a 3 Bay garage foronhim and his waterfront home nestled a gorgeous toys.lot There’s of room kids level on thelots banks of the for Taythe River & in this 2/2 bedroom home with finished only a few block from downtown Perth bright basement. A quickMany commute into shops & restaurants. features Ottawa aonly minutes off floor Hwy powder 7. Call include brand new main Cathie& today see thiswith great home! room mastertobedroom hardwood MLS #094093403501201 floor, 5 piece ensuite bath and walk-in Cathie Living McCabe 613-284-6263 closet. room has a wood insert www.cathiemccabe.com in the fireplace & opens to dining area

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$229,900 Quiet rural setting, only 10 minutes to Perth! This well kept side split, with double car attached garage sports a propane fireplace in bright cheery living room, and a cozy woodstove in the family room. Large kitchen/dining. MLS#091191101502008 Cathie McCabe 613-284-6263 www.cathiemccabe.com

MINUTES TO PERTH 1011 Drummond School Road This cosy log home… priced to sell… at $267,500 features a cosy corner stone fireplace in the living room, kitchen dining combo, 3 season sunroom, 3 bedrooms, Master with ensuite, 2 car garage, and finished basement with propane fireplace… don’t miss it and only minutes from Heritage Perth. Cathie McCabe 613-284-6263 www.cathiemccabe.com

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60 Marsha Dr, Smiths Falls NEW LIST 189,900 Cozy maintenance free bungalow near schools, park and shopping. Hardwood floors and beautiful back yard with perrenial and vegetable gardens. A quiet and desirable neighborhood. MLS #090402002064600 Cathie McCabe 613-284-6263 www.cathiemccabe.com

PERTH DUPLEX 18 Cockburn Cres. Offer Price $635,000 This gorgeous 2600 square foot home on Otter Lake features perfect water frontage and docking. The home offers generous sized rooms, including open kitchen moving into an oversized family area with cathedral ceilings and a beautiful master bedroom suite. This 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom home has an abundance of deck area with beautiful views of the lake. A triple bay garage gives plenty of storage for all the toys. Paul Martin 613-264-0123

Price just reduced to $224,900. Great residential location for this duplex. Large two bedroom main house with large country kitchen and patio doors from living room to back deck, rents for $880 per month. One bedroom unit at the back of the house, large kitchen with door to side deck, rents for $620 per month. Tenants pay their own heat and hydro, landlord pays water/sewer charges. Many recent upgrades to this property! MLS® #: 092101001520800. Paul Martin 613-264-0123

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227 STEWART GIBSON RD NEAR HOPETOWN

Exquisite expansive 2000 sq.ft. home plus detached 750 sq.ft. studio/workshop on 9 acres. Privacy & serenity abounds. $469,000. Call Paul Gordon 613-390-2281 or Randy Cavanagh 613-464-1000

117 LEACH’S ROAD

Lovely well-cared for 3+2 bd, 3 bth bungalow in great location mins to Perth. Full bsmt, 2 car gar, new septic Dec 2012 & shingles 2009. $237,500.

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PORTLAND Large 4 bed, 2 bath bungalow on large 3+ bed, 1.5 bath bungalow on extra corner lot, mins. to amenities of Smiths large, well treed lot in Village of Portland. Falls. $125,900. Call Silvia Blanchard 613-294-3661 2 blocks to the Rideau. $219,000.

SUN 12:00 – 1:30 PM 66 B12, BASS LAKE

Waterfront, 3 bedroom quality home. High ceilings, open plan concept, main floor laundry, wood stove & walk out basement. $539,000. Host: Rebecca Wissler 613-264-9481

NEW PRICE

SAT 12:30 – 2:00PM 397 CHRISTIE LAKE ROAD PERTH

CHALOA ACRES SOUTH

Lovely split level in sought after subdivision 2 min to Perth! 2 fully finished Great starter or retirement 2 bed 1 bath levels. New shingles 2010,windows bungalow on private dbl lot. Close to St 2012, baths updated/ laminate upstairs 2013&more! $267,500. Lawrence River. $152,900.

CARDINAL

RIDEAU FERRY

Lakeside living at its finest. 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath side split on 215ft of prime Big Rideau waterfront. $629,000.

NEAR BALDERSON

Well cared for gorgeous log bungalow. 3beds, 1 bath on main floor; open concept living, hrdwd floors, woodstove. $249,900.

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WESTPORT

Why rent when you can own? Extensively upgraded 3 bed 2 bath home – EnerGuide 70+. $147,500.

MCDONALD’S CORNERS BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY

Cozy open concept 2 bed, 1 bath year Dalhousie 9 hole golf course with beautiround cottage on level lot with walk-in ful views & club – plus the original 3 bed shoreline, great for the kids. $239,900. farmhouse included. $769,000.

LOMBARDY

3 bed bungalow on beautiful lg lot, hot tub rm w/patio doors to deck. Games rm w/bar. Close to golf courses. $239,900.

IMMEDIATE OCCUPANCY!

Charming 7 yr new side-split on pretty 1 acre country lot. Open living/dining & lovely oak kitchen -appliances included, huge family rm w/woodstove. $297,500.

Nestled on the banks of the Tay River just a few km from Perth on gorgeous Lovely 2bdrm, 2 bath home. Filled with 107x470ft lot, this adorable bungalow is character & charm. Great location, walk- move in ready! $214,900. Call Jennifer Glazier: 613-812-8114 ing distance to the canal. $164,900.

SMITHS FALLS

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SAT 1:00 – 2:30 PM

Picturesque tranquil setting on the banks 256 ORCHARD CRES, PERTH of the Fall River for this 4/5 bed beauti- Custom built, 3+1 bed bungalow on lrg ful well maintained Victorian home, dbl country lot, in-ground pool, hot tub. L/L garage. Modern amenities. $299,500. rec room w/3 pc bath. $399,900. Host Randy Cavanagh 613-464-1000

SUN 2:30 – 4:00 PM 10 LAKESIDE LANE NEWBORO LAKE

3bed, 2 bath home, level lot w/access to 6 lakes Spectacular views Plenty of space for family & guests. $520,000. Host: Rebecca Wissler 613-264-9481

SUN 2:00 – 4:00 PM 198 FLETCHER ROAD NR DWYER HILL

4 bed Custom Executive on 4.5 acres. Landscaped, private grounds, easy commute to Ottawa. $399,900. Host: Silvia Blanchard 613-294-3661

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W/F access & dock on Otty Lk. 3bds, 3.5 bths, formal living w/fireplace. patio doors to deck Large rec & L/L family rms Dbl gar. Workshop. $387,000

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

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Immaculate 3 bed cottage on private treed lot w/ 110 ft of clean shoreline in quiet bay. Most furnishings, & Fendock included! $265,000.

COMMERICAL WESTPORT

2.5 Acres of commercial land near Westport w/direct access from Hwy 42 to property. Think of the future for commercial business, buy now. $69,900.

LANARK HIGHLANDS

Incredible 3+2 bd home filled with character & charm. Includes barn w/ Country living 35 mins to Ottawa, 3 Bed box stalls, det. workshop. 47 acres w/ Bungalow on 5 acres. Property is fenced- road frontage on 2 maintained roads. $389,900. in. $284,900.

RURAL KEMPTVILLE

FANTASTIC OPPORTUNITY

Let this solar business help pay your mortgage – 17 year OPA contract. Business, Home and Equestrian Paradise with views of Silver Lake. $499,900.

NOW SELLING THE LINKS CONDOS

Condos on the Tay River in Beautiful Heritage Perth, from $325,900 to $639,900.

LANARK RURAL

Older Log Home – 4 bed- 65 acres with 2700 ft of Frontage on Ennis Rd. Approx. 2,300 ft on The Fall River. Possibility of severing 3 lots. $319,000.

SAT 2:00 - 4:00 PM 5066 MAHON ROAD RIDEAU LAKES

Gorgeous 3 Bd, 3 Bth, Georgian Salt-box style Home on 35+ acres. Deeded w/f access on Big Rideau Lk. $424,900. Host: Silvia Blanchard 613-294-3661

SAT 2:30 – 4:00PM 96 DRUMMOND ST E, PERTH

2-story charmer on pretty corner lot lovely front porch, spacious foyer, cheerRIDEAU FERRY 4bd, 3 bth home. Master w/ensuite & ful country kitchen, 4 bedrms, handy sauna, 2nd bed w/ensuite & balcony, hot mudrm, main flr laundry. $214,900. Call Jennifer Glazier: 613 812 8114 tub, pool, bunkie, large lot. $629,900.

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BLACK LAKE

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

WESTPORT – RESIDENTIAL

14.3 Acres – Good location to live/ retire to. Treed forest w/ creek running through & some level land w/drilled well. Access to all amenities & Rideau Lakes $69,900.


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2677 CON 10 PAKENAHM

FULLY LOADED! Outstanding family home located in pretty rural subdivision west of Almonte. Classic design boasts gorgeous great room offering touring ceilings, stone fireplace, plus softwood floors. Private lot with inground pool and screened sunroom. Call Mona for further details.

SELL YOUR SNOWBLOWER! You will not need it here in this deluxe, beautifully finished 2 bdrm condo. New kitchen, both bathrms, hardwood floors, trim work etc. Beautiful river view to enjoy year round!!!

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Joan Johnston* Tom Barker*

Michael Pitcher* Ken Beaton*

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3 bdrm., semi-detached home, completely renovated, spacious kit., main floor fam. rm. and laundry. Great starter home!!

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SATURDAY, NOV 9, 12:30 PM-1:30 PM 134 Brockville Street – $162,000 MLS® 884991

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SATURDAY NOV 9, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM 179 Beckwith St. N. – $189,900 MLS® 883688

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SATURDAY, NOV 9, 12:30 PM-1:30 PM 4 Orchard St – $173,500 MLS® 881278

Plenty of room for a growing family, 4 bdrms., finished attic, main floor laundry and fam. rm., fenced yard, great street.

Lisa Brennan-Trudel*** 613-285-9646

Jennifer O’Brien*** 613-227-4126

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2898 County Rd. 16 – $179,900 MLS® 890322

Lovely 2 bedroom bungalow on approx. 3 acres. New septic, well, foundation.

Lisa Brennan-Trudel*** 613-285-9646

12455 County Rd. 1 – $219,900 MLS® 890320

Stone home with large addition on 5.26 acres between Merrickville and North Augusta.

Lisa Brennan-Trudel*** 613-285-9646

THIS WEEKEND’S DUTY AGENT

Diane 170 Meadow Lane – $329,000 MLS® 886464

Beautiful fam. home mins. to Perth or SF, competely upgraded, gorgeous kit., hardwood floors, huge fam. rm., new shingles.

Regan Lee** 613-812-0155/ Jennifer O’Brien*** 613-227-4126

597 Kinch St. – $425,000 MLS® 888499

Fantastic 3 bdrm. log home with 50+ acres. Irish Creek runoff at the front with a bridge, fully finished lower level, detached garage.

Tim Lee* 613-285-0836

44 Bacchus Island Road – $32,900 MLS® 884780

Hatfield

177 Carss Ave – $239,900 MLS® 877309

Build in great area, close to town, walk to swim or launch your boat on the Rideau.

Lisa Brennan-Trudel*** 613-285-9646

Broker Manager

Wonderful 5 bedroom family home w/3 baths and infround pool, gas heat, c/a.

Lisa Brennan-Trudel*** 613-285-9646

Tim Lee

Diane Hatfield

Leah Allen

James Benda

Judy Charles

Marcella Best

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Smiths Falls

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Lisa Brennan-Trudel 613-285-9646 Stan Suffel 613-284-6756 Anna Kowalewski 613-875-7842 Francine Rever/Lisa Ritskes

Otterdale Estates

Garry Dalgleish 613-880-4434

Smiths Falls Chaplin Heights

Lisa Ritskes/Francine Rever Sheri Mahon-Fournier 613-812-1215

Smiths Falls

Silvia Blanchard 613-294-3661

Perth

Jeffrey Weir 613-285-4467

Smiths Falls Smiths Falls

Lisa Brennan-Trudel 613-285-9646 Jennifer Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Brien 613-227-4126

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Jennifer Glazier 613-812-8114 Linda McKenna 613-485-0576 Stan Suffel 613-284-6756 Francine Rever/Lisa Ritskes Tina McPhee 613-285-5133

Perth Perth Smiths Falls Rural

Randy Cavanagh 613-464-1000 Barbara Shepherd 613-326-1361 Garry Dalgleish 613-88-4434

Perth

Sheri Mahon-Fournier 613-812-1215

Rideau Lakes Almonte

Silvia Blanchard 613-294-3661 Joanne Beaton 613-407-4309

Perth

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11:00am-12:00pm 179 Beckwith St N 225 Brockville St 12 Jubilee 107 Lorne St

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12:30pm-1:30pm Sunday, Nov. 10, 11 am-12 pm 3845 Hwy 43 W., Smiths Falls Drummond/N. Elmsley Twp. $189,900 MLS: 887504

Sunday, Nov. 10, 1 pm-2 pm 53 Marsha Dr., Smiths Falls $179,900 MLS: 852505

124 Brockville St 4 Orchard St

1:00pm-2:00pm 397 Christie Lake Rd 20 Cedar Lane 104 Colonel By Cres 143 Rideau Ferry Rd 34 Lee Ave

Design and build your own home on 1+ acre residential lots for SALE Briton-Houghton Bay Rd, Portland $28,000 MLS: 887965 $35,000 MLS: 888165

1:00pm-2:30pm 876 Rosedale Rd Montague Twp $329,999 MLS: 882028

256 Orchard Cres 346 Otty Way 57 Golf Club Rd

1:30pm-2:30pm 10 John St

2:00pm-4:00pm 169 Brockville Street, Smiths Falls $159,900 MLS: 878159

182 Kitley Line 3 Rd. Toledo $229,500 MLS: 887136

5066 Mahon Rd 919 Golden Line Rd

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Janice Hastie-Waugh

Grant Scharf

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Broker of Record 613-283-5435

613-283-8770 www.cottagesunlimited.com S# 7 ML 014 89

$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 openconcept main level. Large family room with woodstove. Spacious home and property. Janice Hastie-Waugh 613-283-5435

3845 Hwy 43 W 706 St Lawrence St

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$225,000. Private, exceptionally decorated 2 beddroom cottage has the WOW factor as soon as you walk in. Clear Lake, close to Perth. Appliances & furniture included. Beautiful landscaped property. West facing for great sunsets. Many updates. Janice Hastie-Waugh 613-283-5435

Evelyn Lee 613-284-7277 Francine Rever/Lisa Ritskes

Smiths Falls

Jennifer Aunger-Ritchie 613-285-5602

Smiths Falls Smiths Falls

Lisa Ritskes/Francine Rever Anna Kowalewski 613-875-7842

Bass Lake

Rebecca Wissler 613-264-9481

Smiths Falls Smiths Falls Smiths Falls Smiths Falls

Evelyn Lee 613-284-7277 Jennifer Aunger-Ritchie 613-285-5602 Francine Rever/Lisa Ritskes Tina McPhee 613-285-5133

Perth Carleton Place

Mark Lee 613-812-1017 Sam Kerr 613-229-7565

near Dwyer Hill

Silvia Blanchard 613-294-3661

Carleton Place

Carolyn Renwick 613-253-3175

Newboro

Rebecca Wissler 613-264-9481

Carleton Place

Sam Kerr 613-229-7565

11:30am-12:30pm 11 Oakridge Cres

12:00pm-1:00pm 94 Golf Club Rd 8 Basswood Cres

12:00pm-1:30pm 66 B12

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Smiths Falls/DNE Merrickville

1:00pm-2:00pm 53 Marsha Dr 16 Kent St 137 Bay Rd 34 Lee Ave

1:00pm-3:00pm S# 0 ML 761 85

SOLD $150,000. 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

S# 6 ML 027 89

NEW LISTING $125,000. Lovely village of Newboro: walk to public beach, shopping, and locks on the Rideau System. 1.5 storey 4 bdrm home on large lot. 2 storey garage with loft. Eat in kitchen and formal dining rm. Main floor master bdrm and laundry. Huge living room off of back entrance. Home needs some TLC. Janice Hastie-Waugh 613-283-5435

828 Ashby Rd 13640 Hwy 7

2:00pm-4:00pm 198 Fletcher Rd

2:00pm-4:00pm 14 North Ridge Manor

2:30pm-4:00pm 10 Lakeside Lane

3:30pm-5:00pm 57 Willowshore Way

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REGIONAL NEWS

Connected to your community

Famous author Alice Munro has Lanark County connection Lifestyle – Last week I spent an enjoyable afternoon interviewing two sisters who are very proud of a famous cousin of theirs and would like more people to know about her connection to this region. Eleanor Henderson and Irene Papworth (nee Chamney) are first cousins of Alice Munro who, on Oct. 10, became the first Canadian woman ever to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. Munro, 82, a native of Wingham, Ontario is just the 13th woman to win the award sponsored by the Swedish society since it was inaugurated 112 years ago. During the awards announcement in Stockholm, Munro was praised as “the master of the contemporary short story.” Her body of fictional work goes back to 1968 and her highly acclaimed first collection of short stories entitled ‘Dance of the Happy Shades.’ She has written many outstanding short story collections since then. Most are set in her native Huron County. Wingham is 50 kilometres from the Lake Huron town of Goderich. Munro’s strong regional focus is considered one of the strengths of her fiction. She currently lives in Clinton, Ontario not far from her hometown. Although the Nobel Prize is undoubtedly her greatest honour, the author also captured the 2009 Man Brooker International Prize (from the UK based Man Group) in recognition of her body of work. In Canada Munro is a three-time winner of the Governor General’s Award for fiction. She has also won other awards presented by organizations in Canada, the

United States and France. In early October she was named as the 2013 recipient of the $25,000 Harbourfest Festival Prize presented by the Toronto International Festival of Authors. Munro told CBC News that she had always considered winning the Nobel Prize “one of those pipe dreams that might happen but probably wouldn’t.” Unfortunately the writer’s health has been poor in recent years and media reports say she is unlikely to attend the actual award presentation ceremony scheduled for Stockholm on Dec. 10. The Nobel Prize, one of the most prestigious in

the literary world, carries a cash prize of eight million Swedish kroner, about $1.2 million US. Little wonder her cousins here are so proud of her. Munro’s accomplishments stand with those of the very best writers in history. She is often called “the English Chekhov.” Munro’s mother was Anne Clarke Chamney. She, Henderson and Papworth share a grandfather, the late George Chamney. Their grandmother Bertha (nee Stanley) was a school teacher. The Chamney girls grew up on the family farm at Scotch Corners on the west side of Mississippi

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Lake, 12 km southwest of Carleton Place. The descendants of Irish immigrants the ladies’ great grandfather Edward secured a land grant in Lanark County. Munro’s great grandparents and later her grandparents farmed for decades. Edward Chamney married Ann Code which means the Chamneys, Codes and Stanleys are all related. Among the descendants

are a number of Codes who currently live in Carleton Place and district. Early life Munro’s mother Anne, who also became a schoolteacher, met and married Robert Eric Laidlaw a fox and mink farmer. Earlier in the family history, with opportunities to secure land in Eastern Ontario waning, members of the Code family moved to Huron County, settling near Wingham. It was there that another descendant, Alice Munro, grew up and attended school. She published her first short story as a teenager. Alice went on to study

English and journalism at the University of Western Ontario in nearby London. There she met fellow student James Munro. She left school to marry him. The young couple headed west, first to Vancouver and then, in 1963, to Victoria on Vancouver Island where they opened a book store. Eleanor Henderson notes that the store, which helped revive her cousin’s interest in writing, is still operating. The Munro’s had four children, one of whom died in infancy. They eventually divorced and Alice moved back to Ontario. She later married Gerald Fremlin, a World War II air force veteran who worked as a geographer and cartographer. Fremlin died in April of this year. Henderson, who continued the family tradition by becoming a school teacher, married Eldon Henderson who later served as the mayor of Carleton Place in the 1970s. The couple also had four children. Eleanor has followed her famous cousin’s writing career from afar. Munro did spend some summers at the family farm near Scotch Corners, but Henderson was too young to remember that. Munro herself does remember however! She told Henderson’s oldest son Scott, now the vicepresident of communications for Bell Media in Toronto (including CTV television), about meeting his mother when she (Eleanor) was very young. Scott contacted Munro by

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Alice Munro is shown with her cousin Scott Henderson, a Carleton Place native, at the 2007 Giller Awards ceremony in Toronto. Munro won the Giller in 2004. Last month the popular Canadian author received the biggest honour of her out-

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mail when he was 14 to introduce himself. The author is too busy to be in regular contact with her extended family although she has stayed in touch with Henderson’s cousin Muriel in Perth, the daughter of her Uncle Joe Chamney. Scott Henderson’s letter prompted a Christmas message from Munro. In the letter to Eleanor she expressed delight at hearing from him. “I think Scott believes we never met,” she wrote her Carleton Place cousin. “But of course we did. I remember you when you were about six. You had blonde hair and I think brown eyes, small bones and delicate features.” Munro’s comments about his mother as a young girl surprised Scott. So much so that he wrote about it in an article he penned about Munro which was published by the Toronto Star in 2001. In the newspaper column he says he was even more surprised to learn that “many of Alice’s characters and settings were often based in reality and, in some instances, my reality too.” Scott Henderson has since met his second cousin in person. They were photographed together in 2007 at the Giller Awards ceremony in Toronto. Munro captured the 2004 Giller prize for her book ‘Runaway’ a series of short stories exploring the lives of women their loves, desires and relationships. See COLUMN page 24


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This 1965 Ford Falcon has just 13,000 original miles Lifestyle – Ever notice how some stories just seem to jump right off the page? Such is the story that arrived recently from John Ziler, who lives near Ailsa Craig, a small town within easy driving distance of Sarnia,. Ontario: “I bought my 1965 Falcon three years ago. I had tried one out in 1965 but just having my first job, I couldn’t afford the monthly payments so had to settle for a Volkswagen. And now, 44 years later, I purchased this one. It has no options except an automatic and came with a 170 cubic inch six cylinder motor. When I bought it, it had just over 10,000 miles. It now has 13,000 miles on it. “It was bought new in 1965 from Eastway Ford in Hamilton and still has the original dealer sticker, owner’s manual, and sales brochure. The man who bought it new in March 1965 worked for Ford in Oakville and helped build the car. He died in December of that year and his wife put it in the garage where it stayed for 40 years. The cats were getting into the car so she put a rug over the hood. Obviously surface rust developed under the rug but the rest of the car was quite rust free. “When his wife died, the daughter gave the car to her nephew, who was going to put a V8 in it and race it. Fortunately, someone told him this would be terrible to do to such an original car. He put a new tank in it, new lines, and new tires. I just replaced the original exhaust pipe and

it still has the original brake shoes. “When I purchased it, I just wanted to have the front painted and leave the remainder original but there was no guarantee that the paint would match so I had the whole car painted in the original colour. It is a great car to service and drive and a wonderful ‘barn find.’” It’s interesting to note that John John Ziler’s 1965 Falcon 4-door sedan, still just like new! Ziler purchased a Volkswagen when he discovered he could not afford a new Falcon when he wanted one prized possessions. in 1965. It was the popularity of “She toured the farm house (then the Volkswagen in the 1950s that From page 23 owned by Wilf and Sandra Cook) and the prompted the Big Three to bring out school house,” Henderson recalls. Hencompact cars beginning in 1960: the Vivid memories Papworth, who is seven years older derson played a pivotal role in a recent Corvair from General Motors, the Valiant from Chrysler, and the Fal- than Henderson, has more vivid memo- project which produced a book about ries of Munro and her visits to Lanark the one room school which was attended con from Ford. by all six children in her family. Munro The first Falcons had a six cylin- County as a young girl. “I don’t think we did anything very purchased a copy of the history from her der of only 144 cubic inches cranking out 90 horsepower. By 1965, you exciting,” she laughs. “We were always Carleton Place cousin. A few years ago Munro brought her could order a new Falcon with a six so busy on the farm. “But I do remember my mother tell- brother Bill (he was unable to attend the or an eight. I’m always looking for more sto- ing me that Alice ‘has a crush’ on a reunion) to the area and gave him a tour ries. Email billtsherk@sympatico. young man who lived across the road.” which included the old family homeca or write Bill Sherk, 25 John St., Munro was 14 at the time, a year older stead. Henderson also assisted writer Robert P.O. Box 255, Leamington, ON N8H than Papworth. The sisters have more recent memo- Thacker in researching his 2005 biog3W2. Everyone whose story is published in this column will receive a ries of the writer. Munro attended a raphy about Munro. It’s entitled ‘Alice free autographed copy of my latest family reunion held at Scotch Cor- Munro: Writing Her Lives’. She aided book: “OLD CAR DETECTIVE ners in 1995. Group photos of fam- Thacker’s extensive research into the FAVOURITE STORIES, 1925 to ily members, including the well- Chamney family history. She accomknown author, are among the women’s panied him on a visit to the old family 1965.”

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farm and provided documentation and photographs of the family. The biography contains details about the Chamney family and their former property at Scotch Corners. For her efforts Henderson received a copy of the book which her oldest sister is currently reading. Both have read Munro’s books and chuckle when referring to “the sexy bits”. Henderson admits her cousin’s writing style didn’t appeal to some residents of her hometown (Wingham) when her books first hit the market. “But now that she’s famous I think the town is very proud to be able to call her one of their own,” she says with a smile. If you have a comment or question for Jeff Maguire he can be reached by email at: jeffrey.maguire@rogers.com.

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and it almost always involves changing someone’s future for the worse. With winter tire season upon us, my email inbox is getting filled up with questions. Here’s a few of the more common ones. What about 12-month or all-season/winter tires? These were first brought out a few years back by Good Year under the ‘Triple-Tred’ moniker and Good Year remains the main player in this segment. They carry the mountainsnowflake symbol and are certified winter tires. But at best they are a compromise between the longevity of an all-season (read summer) tire and the grip of a true winter tire. They will last slightly longer on average than a traditional winter tire, but will not get the mileage that a comparable summer tire

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Debtors Anonymous. If you are having problems with money or debt then we can help. 6:30 Tuesdays, St. James Hall, Bell and Edmund Street. 613-2169008. Euchre, every 2nd, 3rd and 4th Monday of the month. 7:30 p.m. Legion. Sponsor: Ladies Auxiliary. Bring your friends. Lunch/prizes. 613-253-6375. French Playgroup “Plaisirs D’Enfants”. Every Tuesday 9:30-11:30 a.m. Beckwith Community Hall (Black’s Corners). 613-253-0008. Ladies Darts, every Tuesday starting 7:30 p.m. Legion. Sponsor: Ladies Auxiliary. St. James Anglican Church Annual Snowflake Bazaar. Sat. Nov. 9. 9-1. Church Hall, Edmund St. St Mary’s Church Christmas Bazaar, Saturday, November 9, 10-2 in St Mary’s Church Hall. Crafts, baking, jewelry table, lunch and more. Ginette 613701-9947. Stoneridge Manor Auxiliary, Christmas Tea & Bazaar, Saturday, November 16, 2-4 p.m. 256 High Street. Trivia Night, November 20, 7:309:30 p.m. Legion Branch 192, 177 George St. Info: 613-257-1727. UCW Christmas Bazaar and Luncheon at Zion-Memorial United Church, 37 Franklin St. on Saturday, November 16, 10-2. Lunch, Bake Table, Crafts, Mini-Boutique, Books, etc. Urban Forest Advisory Committee meeting. 7:30 p.m. Council Chambers Town Hall. Nov. 21. Valley Harmonizers Male Choir and Group Therapy will perform November 9 at 7:30 p.m. at Zion-Memorial United Church, 37 Franklin St.

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MERRICKVILLE ACW Christmas Bazaar, Bake Table & Luncheon at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Friday, November 15, 7-9 and Saturday, November 16, 11-3. Lunch available on Saturday. Book Signing- “Old Enough to Fight” by Dan Black. Nov. 16, 1:30 p.m. Merrickville Library. 613-269-3326. Church Service- Legion Members, Nov. 10, 10:30 a.m. Holy Trinity Anglican Church. LEGO Club, Saturday, November 9, 10-12 drop-in. Merrickville Library. Ages 4-12. Lessons at Beginning Again Craft School, November 10 and 17 Braided Mats. 613-269-4238. Merrickville Legion Events. Friday, Nov. 8, 7-11 p.m., music by Smoky Rose. Beef dinner 6 p.m. (Legion open every Sat. noon-4 p.m.). Merrickville Legion Events. Friday, Nov. 15, 7-11 p.m., music by Harry Adrain Pork dinner 6 p.m. (Legion open every Sat. noon-4 p.m.). Merrickville Legion Events. Friday, Nov. 16, 1-4 p.m., music by Wild Flower. Merrickville Legion General Meeting, Nov. 12, 7 p.m. November 8, 9 and 10th Theatre night in Merrickville- 45th annual Eastern Ontario Drama League Festival. 3 plays on Friday 7:30 pm; 3 plays Saturday 1:30 pm, 2 longer plays on Saturday 8 pm. Awards banquet Sunday, 11 am. Info/tickets www.merrickvilletheatre.org or 613-269-3729. Remembrance Day Parade- Nov. 11, 11 a.m. Public to be at Cenotaph at 10:45 a.m. Potluck meal to follow at Legion. Storytime for ages 6 and under. Fridays, 10 a.m. Theme: November 8, Monsters! Merrickville Library. Call 613-2693326 for info. Wellness Talk- Brain Health with Dr. Westsrate. Thurs. Nov. 14, 1 p.m. Library. Register 613-269-3326.

PAKENHAM Musical Evening- Clarence Bowes & friends. Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m. Country View Lodge, 4676 Dark’s Side Road. 613-6245714. Pakenham & District Civitan Club, Second Dessert Tea and Gift Basket Auction, Sunday, November 17, 2-4 p.m. St THE EMC - 27 - Thursday, November 7, 2013

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PERTH Adult Bereavement group, Wednesday, November 13, 1:00-3:00 p.m. Lanark Lodge, 115 Christie Lake Rd. Contact: Rebecca Bowie 613-267-6400. Al-Anon Meetings. If you are living with or near a drinking problem. Every Thursday 8 p.m. St. James Anglican Church, Drummond St. 613-267-4848, 613-267-6039. Are you trying to cope with a family member suffering from a mental illness? NAMI support group, every 4th Tuesday of the month. Info: 283-2170. Bag Day, November 8th, The Salvation Army Thrift Store, 51 Foster St. (See in store for details) Bagpipe band practice, Tuesdays, 7 p.m., Masonic Hall, 46 Russell St. W. New members welcome. Info: Wayne 283-9792, cell 284-7038 or www.gordonpipeband.com Blood Donor Clinic, Civitan ClubMon. Nov. 15, 1-7 p.m. “Bounce Back” Workshop. Nov. 20, 6-8 p.m. Stewart School. Presented by Open Doors and Public Health. Learn how to help your child rebound from life’s challenges. Childcare available with advance notice. 613-264-4789. Bridge, Perth Duplicate Bridge Club meets 7:00 p.m., Thursdays, November 28, at St Paul’s United Church and November 14 and 21 at the Perth Civitan Club. For partnership contact Bert Picard 613-267-5305. Carpet Bowling, Wednesdays, November 13, 20, 27, 12:45 p.m Branch 244 Perth Upon Tay, Royal Canadian Legion. Contact: 613-267-6872. Community Dinner, Saturday, November 16, 4:30-6 p.m. at St Paul’s United Church, Gore Street. Everyone welcome. Community Dinner, Saturday, November 9, 4:30-6 p.m. at St. James Anglican Church, 12 Harvey St. Everyone welcome. CWL Christmas Bazaar. November 16 Farrell Hall. 10 am- 2 pm. Luncheon, crafts, silent auction, crafts, Santa’s Secret Shoppe. Pics with Santa 11 am. Jingle Bells Bazaar & luncheon. Nov. 16, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. St. James Anglican Church, corner of Drummond & Harvey Streets. Baked goods, crafts, jewellery, Christmas decorations, silent auction, lots more! Ladies Auxiliary General Meeting, November 7, 7 p.m.. All members try to attend in uniform (if possible). Special guest: Betty Ann Pollock. Lanark Lodge Birthday Party (last Thursday every month). 2 p.m. Hosted by recreation dept. Info. 613-267-4225. Perth Civitan Bingo, every Wednesday. Opens at 6 p.m. Bingo starts at 7 p.m. Perth Old Tyme Fiddler’s Dance, Perth Legion Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. November 8. Info: (613)259-2569 or (613)283-8703. Perth Tay Seniors Meeting. Lions Hall. Nov. 13. 12 noon. Rideau Trail Association Hike, Saturday, November 9, Murphys Point Provincial Park. Level 1 hike, 8 km. Meet at 9:00 a.m., Conlon Farm. Leader: Alida Lemieux, lemieuxalida@gmail.com

267-5390. Riverview Seniors, Tuesday, November 13, Soup, each bring a sandwich, coffee/tea. 12 noon, lunch. Meeting to follow, #244 Perth Upon Tay, Royal Canadian Legion. New members always welcome. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly). Meets Thursday evenings at Lanark Lodge. Info. Janet 613-264-9139. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), weight loss support group. Meetings every week. Info./location 613-838-4777. Trivia for LAWS Nov. 10, 1:30-4:30 p.m. Perth Civitan Club. Refreshments, silent auction, cash bar, 50/50. Call Arlene 613-267-0003.

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vember 17, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Community Clothing Co-operative, Portland Community Hall. Open every Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. every Wednesday 1-3 p.m. CPHC formally VON foot care clinic, every 1st Thursday of the month. Westport Chiropractic Centre, 39 Bedford St., Westport. Appointments required. 613-342-3693, 1-800-465-7646 ext. 243. Euchre- every Monday afternoon. 1:30 p.m. South Elmsley Municipal Complex. Sponsor: Club 55. Refreshments. Euchre Party, Maberly Hall, Wednesday, November 13 at 7 p.m. Info: Sue 613-268-2507, Doris 613-264-5446 or Lorraine 613-326-0622. Final Service at St. Anne’s, Easton’s Corners. Nov. 17, 11 a.m. Light lunch to follow. All welcome. 613-284-0307. Forfar euchre every Friday evening, 7:30 p.m. Forfar Community Hall. Light lunch. Everyone welcome. Ham and Bean Supper, November 16, 6 p.m. at Christ Church, Ashton. Euchre to follow. Tickets: Ruth Jones 613838-5404, Marion Jones 613-838-5405 or Jim Kirkpatrick 613-253-2878. Ham Supper Friday, November 15, Pierces Corners Hall, 4:30-6:30 PM. Euchre to follow, 7:30 PM. Light lunch. All welcome. Info:613-489-1684. Hilltop Jamboree, Sunday, Nov 10th, McDonald’s Corners Agricultural Hall. Doors open noon. Supper 5 p.m. Music starts at 1 p.m. In Memory of our Veterans, Rideau and District Old Tyme Fiddlers Assoc traditional old tyme fiddle and country music dance at the Alfred Taylor Centre, 2300 Community Way, North Gower, Nov 8, 7:30-11:30 p.m. Info: 613-2582258. Job Search Resource Centre, job

postings, computer and internet access, resume writing assistance, job search seminars and employment counselling. Guthrie House, 10 Perth St., Elgin. Mon.-Fri. 9-4. 613-359-1140. Karate and Cardio-Kickboxing in Port Elmsley. Karate- Wednesday and Friday evenings. Kickboxing- Thursday evenings. Visit www.portelmsley-karate. com or call 613-264-9063. Lanark County Archives 1920 Conc. 7, Drummond (former Drummond Township Office). Every Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Info: 613256-3130, (613)267-2232. Mini MindMasters- Ontario Early Years. Develop positive living skills. Adult and child (2.5-6 yrs.) interactive program. Oxford-on-Rideau Public School, 50 Water St. Oxford Mills. Fridays Nov. 8-Dec. 13. 10-11:30 a.m. 1-866-433-8933 ext. 2374. New Horizon Club, Burritts Rapids Hall, Nov. 13, 2 p.m. Speaker: Mayor Doug Struthers. Refreshments. Call 613269-2737. Pampered Chef Fundraiser for the ABC Association. Nov. 9. 1-4 p.m. ABC Hall, 3166 Bolingbroke Rd. Quilting- every Wednesday. 1 and 7 p.m. McDonalds Corners Rd. Hall. 613278-2943. Shopping bus trip. Every 2nd Tuesday of the month (Nov. 12). Leaving Portland Community Hall, 9 a.m. Info./ location 613-272-2676. Single Parenting Support Group, Saturday, Nov. 16, 1-4 p.m. 30 Bennett St., Carleton Place. Playgroup with snacks for children. Must register: 613259-2182, 1-866-762-0496. Spaghetti Night- Nov. 8, 5-7 p.m. Legion, Br. 231, Portland. The Rideau Pastoral Charge- Burridge, Newboro and Westport United Churches, Annual Bazaar and Lunch.

Nov. 16, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. North Crosby Hall, Eighth Concession Rd. Turkey Supper at Tatlock Hall. Sunday Nov. 17, 4:00-6:30 pm. Gluten-free pie available. The hall is at 696 Conc. 7 Darling, just off Tatlock Rd. Info: 613256-1071.

SMITHS FALLS Annual meeting of the Smiths Falls Community Food Bank Board of Directors, Wednesday, November 20 at 7 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, St Andrews Room. Annual Yuletide Bazaar at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 11 Church St W, Saturday, November 16, 10:30-1:30. Lunch served 11-1 (Turkey Stew or Chili with dessert and coffee or tea) (children’s menu available). Better than a Doctor, Better than a Lawyer, Better than a Psychiatrist, His name is Jesus. For prayer, anytime call U ME- PRAY (613)863-7729 local call or (613)283-3465. Duplicate bridge, every Monday night, Legion, 7 p.m. Partnership Janet Sparks 613-283-1957. Duplicate Bridge, Tuesday, Novem-

ber 12, Legion, starting at 1 p.m. Partnership Janet Sparks 613-283-1957. Exercise classes for 50+, CPHC Heartwise Certified Instructors. Wednesdays 10 a.m. Legion. Contact Mercedes 613-272-0222 or email boattour@bell. net Gambling Problem? There is help. Gamblers Anonymous, Tuesdays 7:30-9 p.m. 88 Cornelia St. 613-567-3271. “Let’s Pray” Prayer Line available, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, from 10 a.m.-noon. (613)283-3485, (613)2679780 evenings. Seventh Day Adventist Church, 333 Hwy 29 (just past the mall). Walk-ins welcome. Ontario Early Years Centre Workshop- Alphabet Soup in Motion: Wednesdays Nov. 13, 20, 27 and Dec. 4, 6-7:30 pm. 4 session workshop for adults/children ages 2-6 years. Active play, healthy eating and literacy. Preregistration necessary. 613-283-0095 ext 300. Rotary Ladies Night. Dinner and Fashion Show. Silent Auction. Wed. Nov. 20. Social 6-7 p.m., dinner 7 p.m. Royal Canadian Legion. Tickets: Marianne Style, The Gallery Beauty Salon or any Rotary member. SFC Hospital Auxiliary Annual Christmas Bazaar. Sat. Nov. 16, 9-2. Royal Canadian Legion Br. 95, Smiths Falls. Info. 613-283-2967.

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UCDSB accepting nominations for Bus Driver of the Year awards ing comment to a student, that pat on the back, and who provides that friendly face that can build a studentâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s confidence for a great day of learning,â&#x20AC;? said Thomas of the reason for the contest. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Great bus drivers are an important part of the board reaching its goal of a 90 per cent graduation rate and we want to publicly recognize them for that valuable contribution.â&#x20AC;? Area residents will be asked to post driversâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; names and pictures for consideration to a special UCDSB Bus Driver of the Year Facebook page. The Facebook page is located at https://www.facebook.com/

UCDSBBusDriverOfTheYearCo ntest?ref=hl. Nominators are also asked to post their nomineeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s route number, the schools he/she serves and reasons for the nomination. Nominators are specifically asked to provide information on the driverâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s disposition, work ethic, caring attitude, punctuality and other attributes. The public will then be encouraged to visit the Facebook page and vote for their selection by â&#x20AC;&#x153;likingâ&#x20AC;? a nominee based on the information provided. Nominators must visit https:// w w w. s u r v e y m o n k e y. c o m / s / BBL639Z to fill out a survey to

register their nominee for the contest before posting to the Facebook page. Rules for the contest are: â&#x20AC;˘ Nominators must submit their entries between Nov. 1 at 9 a.m. and Nov. 22 at noon â&#x20AC;&#x201C; the period in which the contest runs. â&#x20AC;˘ Nominators must post a picture of the nominated bus driver, his/her name and route number, and the schools that he/she serves on the UCDSB Bus Driver of the Year Facebook page. The driver will be associated, for the purposes of the contest, with the zone that the school for which he/she is ini-

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on the boardâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s former zones of Capital, St. Lawrence, Gateway and Rideau. â&#x20AC;˘ The UCDSB reserves the right to disqualify any driver if, due to personnel issues, conditions warrant disqualification. The decision to do so rests solely with the director of education. Each winner will be presented with a plaque at a special awards ceremony during a board meeting in Brockville on Dec. 11. Each winner will have their name placed on a perpetual plaque that will be displayed at the board head office. Submitted by the Upper Canada District School Board.

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News â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Lanark County Therapeutic Riding Program volunteers now have the opportunity to take free basic training online. Local instructional design company, conex design, has produced a short e-learning course called, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Getting Started: The Volunteersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Guide for Therapeutic Ridingâ&#x20AC;?. The course helps volunteers get a leg up before they start. It covers getting ready for volunteering, understanding the horse, grooming and tacking, and assisting the riders. Short, interactive, challenge exercises give volunteers the opportunity to practice what they learn. Lanark County Therapeutic Riding Program coordinator Amy Booth said, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s simply awesome! I just ran through the whole thing again and I am so impressed. It was clear, concise and not at all overwhelming for newbies.â&#x20AC;? Designer Catherine Orfald offered to create the course since, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve volunteered with the program for a few years. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a great way to work with wonderful people and horses. I wanted to offer my companyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s support as well.â&#x20AC;? Catherine created the course using Claro, a rapid content authoring platform by dominKnow Learning Systems (http://www. dominknow.com/) in Perth. Anyone can take the free course offered through either of the websites below.

tially nominated is located. â&#x20AC;˘ Bus drivers must serve a UCDSB school throughout the contest. They cannot serve another board. â&#x20AC;˘ Winners will be selected based on the number of likes they receive on the UCDSB Bus Driver of the Year Page. The board will select an overall winner, and four regional winners. â&#x20AC;˘ The driver with the most likes overall will be selected as the UCDSB Bus Driver of the Year. The regional drivers of the year will be selected based on the top number of likes obtained in each zone. The UCDSB Bus Driver of the Year is ineligible to receive a regional driver award based

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News â&#x20AC;&#x201C; A great bus driver can make a studentâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s day. The Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) wishes to recognize the valuable contribution bus drivers make to the success of our students through the 2013 Upper Canada District School Board Bus Driver of the Year Awards, said director David K. Thomas. Winners will be selected by the public through a Facebook contest run by the UCDSB Communications and Relationship Management department. â&#x20AC;&#x153;A great bus driver is that nurturing person who offers an encourag-

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LAWS annual general meeting set for this Saturday in Carleton Place Lifestyle â&#x20AC;&#x201C; It is that time of year again where Lanark Animal Welfare Society hosts its annual meeting. Please join us at our annual general meeting (AGM) on Saturday, Nov. 9 to find out how the shelter has persevered over the past year and what our expectations are for the coming year. The AGM will be held at Taniaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Dance Studio, which is located at 55 Lansdowne Avenue in Carleton Place and runs from 6 to 8 p.m. that evening. The meeting is open to the public, however only those with a membership can vote. We hope to see everyone there! Contract renewed LAWS is happy to report a renewed contract with the town of Smiths Falls as of Oct. 1. This renewed contract has allowed LAWS to provide shelter and care for nine stray Smiths Falls animals since Oct. 1. We are very pleased that we are able to be a positive and active participant again in the stray animal population of Smiths Falls. We are also very pleased to report that all of the animals at the shelter are in excellent health and are only in need of their forever homes.

This weekâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s featured dogs Jasper Being a typical beagle, Jasper loves to sniff and explore his surroundings. He enjoys his walks but doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t care for cars as they pass him by. He does well with people and other dogs. He is very energetic when he plays, and his ears flapping in the wind while he runs will bring a smile to anyoneâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s face.

more than suited for a household as active as she is, with a family who will patiently train and guide her and never let her go. This weekâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s featured cats Marou Marou is a quiet orange, white and brown female who is often overlooked because she is not pushy or assertive. She is a quiet little lady who loves one on one time and waits patiently for her forever home. She is shy to start and would enjoy a quiet com-

fields and exploring, always exploring. That would be Liberty. Highly vocal and always alert, she could easily become the most ideal of watchdogs. Although cautious and apprehensive around strangers, she warms up quickly, and becomes the most loving and loyal of companions. She knows her basic commands, but they still need reinforcing and polishing. She does well in the car and would do best in the country with her wonderful off leash potential. All Liberty needs now to complete the picture is a family (with no children or other panion to relax and enjoy being pets, please) to share in the rest petted once she is comfortable of her great adventure. with the person. She is clean and beautifully maintains her luxuriSummer ous coat. What an elegant pose she strikes for the camera as if she Wilde knows which is her best side. But Wilde has been at LAWS since for an elegant beauty like Sum- Jan. 8 and is currently seeking his mer, there are only best sides! As forever home. Wilde at the presa very enthusiastic and high en- ent time is our longest resident he ergy young miss, she loves noth- is described to be a kitten at heart ing more than to run, run, run. even though he is only threePlayful and bouncy, she exudes years-old. He is full of spunk and character and would do best with a patient individual in a single cat household or a home with cats that were of the submissive type, as he tends to rule the roost. Wilde awaits every day in hopes of being adopted he watches through his door while countless cats are chosen over him for adoption. He has been overlooked because he can be a little standoffish at first, but just give a wonderful zest for life, and him a chance and enter into his not only is she extremely com- run to be surprised to find a quite fortable with other dogs, she is affectionate and playful lad. He equally as comfortable with peo- aims to please and will certainly ple and children. Summer walks put a smile on your face. very well on leash, and although Unfortunately, when Wilde she knows her basic commands, arrived in January he barely had they still require some work. A any fur. It has been determined highly vocal dog, she is not suit- that Wilde has a food allergy and able for an apartment. But she is will require being on a hypoaller-

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.

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Young actor offers up memorable performance in Ender’s Game MOVIE: Ender’s Game STARRING: Asa Butterfield, Harrison Ford, Hailee Steinfeld, Viola Davis, Abigail Breslin and Ben Kingsley DIRECTOR: Gavin Hood RATING: PG Arts – Ender Wiggin is one of my favourite fictional characters. He’s a uniquely interesting combination of strength, genius, empathy, ruthlessness, and sadness. When I saw the first trailer for Ender’s Game I was filled with both excitement and dread. Excitement at the prospect of seeing one of my favourite books on the big screen, and dread at the possibility they’d screw it up. Thankfully they didn’t. When the aliens attack Earth they are looking to colonize our planet. We only barely manage to fight them off, but the lesson of their attack is not lost. The International Military would spend the next 50 years preparing for the Formics return. Ever since it was discovered only young minds have the flexibility to process the amount of data required to orchestrate massive space battles, the International Military has been recruiting the brightest of Earth’s children. Ender Wiggin

(Asa Butterfield) is perhaps the brightest tactical mind Colonel Graff (Harrison Ford) has ever seen. Ender is brought to Battle School where his training begins. He is pushed harder and harder by Colonel Graff, and each time Ender finds a way to win. Soon Ender and his team, Bean (Aramis Knight), Petra (Hailee Steinfeld) and the rest, are promoted to Command School where they’re pushed even harder. Graff believes Ender is humanity’s only hope to end the Formic threat. Ender himself is caught in an internal struggle between wanting to save humanity, and not wanting to become a heartless killing machine. Ender wins because he knows his enemy. The trouble is when you know your enemy well enough to destroy them,

you know them well enough to love them. This is what tears at Ender’s soul. There were times during Ender’s Game when I felt they rushed things. I suppose that’s just the difference between books and movies. Books have all the time in the world for developing story, setting and characters. Movies don’t always have that luxury. Despite that however, Ender’s Game gets so much of this story right I was willing to overlook the few flaws. This is an incredible film with wonderful visuals, a remarkable cast, and a story that’s thrilling, inspiring and beautifully sad. From Aramis Knight as Bean, to Hailee Steinfeld as Petra, to Moises Arias as Bonzo to Abigail Breslin as Valentine Wiggin this cast is perfectly chosen. Viola Davis is brilliant

as Major Gwen Anderson, and I love Ben Kingsley as legendary hero Mazer Rackham. For his part Harrison Ford plays Colonel Graff with such conviction you could almost forgive him for what he does to Ender. Then there is Ender. Asa Butterfield is a better Ender than I could have hoped for. He portrays all of Ender’s depth right to the very soul of the character. Good science fiction isn’t about aliens or spaceships, it’s about holding a mirror up to ourselves. Ender’s Game is very good science fiction. Mark Haskins’ column is a regular feature of the EMC.

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Community – Lanark County Interval House hosted its 25th annual Women’s Fair at the Neelin Street Community Centre in Carleton Place on Nov. 2. Dozens of vendors were available, offering crafts, retail goods and other services. Above, full-time stay at home mom, Chrysanthe Michaelis, was selling her line of homemade recipes in a jar. The goodies ranged from soups and pasta sauces to gingerbread brownies and cookies. Right, the first 50 shoppers to enter the fair were rewarded with goody bags from the vendors. Lizanne Caron, left, and Judy Devlin, right, lined up early to make sure they got their hands on one.

The treatment and prevention of diabetes is constantly evolving. At the Canadian Centre for Research on Diabetes, we believe that participating in clinical research is an essential way to help advancements in effective diabetes care. We are currently participating in a variety of clinical research trials for which we are seeking volunteers. In particular, we are looking for individuals who: ■ Have Type 2 Diabetes and are over the age of 50 ■ Are taking oral anti-diabetic medications or insulin ■ Have had a heart attack or stroke ■ Have high blood pressure or high cholesterol ■ Are potentially looking to lose weight Study medications and diabetes supplies will be provided to participants free of charge. If you are interested in finding out more about this clinical research study, or about our research program in general, please contact Emily Knapp or Shelly at (613) 283-8582 or eknapp@diabetesclinic.ca or sberi@diabetesclinic.ca


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November full of excitement Legion to bring focus on helping homeless veterans at Perth’s Full Circle Theatre series of storytelling for adults begins with A Dubious Blessing: Two Old Women Speak, featuring storyteller Marta Singh. The show is a personalized story built around two folk tales, one from Russia and one from Argentina. Curtain time is 7:30 p.m. Tickets for both of the above shows are available at Tickets Please, 39 Foster Street, www. ticketsplease.ca or 613-4856434. Meanwhile, Film Night International concludes its fall series this month. Nov. 20 offers No, a Chilean film, with English subtitles, about the struggle for the return of democracy in Chile in 1988. It will be shown at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. And, BarnDoor Productions is auditioning on Nov. 18 for their February production, the racy and shocking comedy You’ve Got Hate Mail. This is a threewoman, two-man show for performers who are willing to be daring and an audience who are willing to be dared. If you think

that’s you, come out at 7 p.m. on Nov. 18. See the audition page at www.barndoorproductions.ca for more details and a link to an extract from the script. A warning: this is definitely an adults-only production. On a more family-oriented note, make plans to see BarnDoor’s Christmas play, Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some), running Dec. 6 to 15. When three actors just can’t face another performance of A Christmas Carol, they decide to tell every Christmas story ever told, instead. The result is holiday silliness, with everything from Charlie Brown to Gustav, The Green-Nosed Reingoat making appearances (because Rudolph is still in copyright). It will be great Christmas fun. A busy month at FCT with great entertainment of different kinds and a lot more to come at Perth’s only ground-level, barrier-free theatre. Full details are available at www.barndoorproductions.ca.

towards the goal of ensuring that every Provincial Command establishes a homeless veterans program tailored to meet their unique community needs,” says Gordon Moore, Dominion president of the Royal Canadian Legion. The program’s mission is to reach out to homeless veterans, or near homeless veterans, by providing immediate financial assistance and support when and where needed. It also connects them with the appropriate social and community services to establish a long-term solution to meet their needs. While the Legion continues to build on programs in urban centres across the country as the framework for the

Legion’s National Homeless Veterans Program, the next step is bringing together select national service providers and organizations to identify priority areas and gaps in several key areas including causes of homelessness, outreach and communication, services and programs, accessibility and coordination of effort. Across Canada, Legion Provincial Commands are working closely with Veterans Affairs, shelters and community organizations to get veterans off the street and into transition programs. Details on the summit will be updated on the Royal Canadian Legion website: www. legion.ca.

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Arts – After a great start to the season with BarnDoor Productions’ hilarious The 39 Steps, live theatre is back with the Perth Community Choir’s annual fall production. Director Kristy Angel brings a strong cast and a powerful orchestra together for the Tony Award-winning musical The Secret Garden. Running Nov. 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 10 and 17 at 2:30 p.m., The Secret Garden is based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. It’s the story of an orphaned girl brought to a loveless house and how she changes everything around her. Filled with wonderful music and great characters, The Secret Garden musical was written by Marsha Norman and Lucy Siman, winning three Tonys in 1991, including a Best Actress Award for the girl playing the orphan, the youngest ever to win a Tony. Nov. 23 marks to opening of 2 women productions’ third season at Full Circle Theatre (FCT). The

News – Recognizing the need for a co-ordinated, national strategy to address the issues facing homeless veterans, the Royal Canadian Legion is proud to announce it will organize and host a Homeless Veterans Strategy Planning Summit. This meeting will bring together the national organizations working with homeless individuals, but with a key focus on addressing veterans. The summit will be held April 15, 2014 at Legion House in Ottawa. “In 2012 the Royal Canadian Legion launched the National Homeless Veterans Program, Leave the Streets Behind, and we are working

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$3.04/Kg

HEALTHY CHOICES 2010 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3L V6, Stow N Go seating, TV DVD, fully loaded, 71,272 km. WAS $18,495

Store Packed

Xochitl

Navy Beans $

Corn Chips $

1.29

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Gluten Free

Cookies $

3.99

3.49

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340g – Save $1.00 per bag 245–300g Pack Reg. $6.59

Save $1.00 per lb

$16,995

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2011 Hyundai Tucson GL

ORANGE JUICE

$

1.99

Auto, air, FWD, only 58,541 km. WAS $18,495

Tourtiere Pies

BEATRICE

Cream

$1.99

$

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1.75L

1 litre carton

Frozen 450g Box

BLOWOUT PRICE!

Diet or Regular

White or Whole Wheat

$17,495

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Stay Fresh Bread

$

1.99

2013 Hyundai Elantra GLS

2/$2

2 litre bottle

675g loaf

Manual Transmission, sunroof, mags, fully loaded, demo, 15,688 km. WAS $20,495

YOUR HOMETOWN BUTCHER

BLOWOUT PRICE!

Flamingo

Try our store made Chili Mild or Spicy

Deli Sliced

$16,495

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$

6.99

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Fresh, Lean, Tender

Pork Sirloin Chops

$

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2011 Ford Fiesta SFE

Cadet Smoked

Canada AA or higher

Picnic Shoulder

BLOWOUT PRICE!

$8,995

1.99

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We carry Beef hearts, beef tongue, oxtails & beef kidneys

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PRICES IN EFFECT PO Box 921 - Lombard Street, Highway 15 S, Smiths Falls, Ontario K7A 4W7 P

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613-283-5351 HOME OF THE NO-CHARGE SERVICE LOANERS

FRI NOV 8 8-9:00

SAT NOV 9 8-6:00

SUN NOV 10 9-5:30

MON NOV 11 8-6:00

TUE NOV 12 8-6:00

WED NOV 13 8-7:00

THU NOV 14 8-9:00

William Street West, Highway 43, Smiths Falls 283-4821 ALL USED VEHICLES ARE CAR PROOFED FOR YOUR PIECE OF MIND.

We reserve the right to limit quantities. While supplies last

THE EMC - 36 - Thursday, November 7, 2013

Locally Owned and Operated


BUSINESS DIRECTORY AIR CONDITIONING

ADVERTISING

24hrs/day 7 days/week ADVERTISING Contact Dan Boisclair to place your ad into Your Local Perth and Smiths Falls Community Resource Guide Pricing starting at $100.00 for a basic listing Circulation of over 23,000 homes

Email dboisclair@perfprint.ca (P) 613-283-5650 ext. 189 for a consultation. Specialty Publications

APPLIANCE REPAIRS

46 YEARS EXPERIENCE

Alex Clayton Deborah Gervais, AKBD ph - 613-489-2323 fax - 613-489-3720 email: thecabinetshop@xplornet.com

For all Your Tune-UP or New Furnace Needs

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HVAC Solar Energy EfďŹ ciency Building Modeling

Bruce Easterbrook, P. ENG

Thoroughbred & Standard

613-924-0647 or bruce5@bellnet.ca

7 DAYS A WEEK

Free phone/email consult 24 years of professional experience

NOON - MIDNIGHT

CERTIFIED SOLUTIONS

CARPENTRY SERVICES

Dave Stinson 613-259-3313 Carpenter/Handyman Renovations, Home Repair & Handyman Service Kitchen, Bathrooms, Decks, Installations and General Carpentry

CONSTRUCTION Since 1989

OVER 25 YEARS EXPERIENCE in RESIDENTIAL and COMMERCIAL RENOVATIONS

Building & System Design Timber & Wood Design Construction Management Home Remodeling

72 Daniel Street, Smiths Falls

DRYWALL CONTRACTOR

Renovations â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Additions Drywall â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Millwork

BUILDING ABODE ENGINEERING Building Code Specialist

3435 Roger Stevens Drive North Gower, ON

Manufacturers of kitchen and bath cabinets and countertops

Sales & Service * Solar Panels Wind Gen/ Inverters Equipment * Geothermal Systems Commercial & Residential * Air filters Commercial & Residential * Electric Motors * Variable Frequency Drives * -30c Air Source heat pumps heat & cool your home. Get a $5000 grant for qualifying customers * Steam Humidifiers

Gilles Renaud Heating Ltd.

613-253-3557 CABINETRY/INTERIOR DESIGN

WWW.KINGSCROSS.NET (613-271-0988 ex 3) denis.laframboise@gmail.com

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613-267-5685

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PHONE (613) 272-3179 (after 5 p.m.) FAX (613) 272-0029 CELL (613) 802-3337 drywallerontherideau@gmail.com

Your Complete Design & Decorating Centre Kitchen & Bath Design Consultations Window Treatments Interior Decorating

NEW SHOWROOM

Jennifer Moore

144 Sproule Rd., Perth office: 613-267-1144 cell: 613-223-1362 jenmoore@storm.ca

CUSTOM BUILT HOMES... â&#x20AC;&#x153;More home for a lot less moneyâ&#x20AC;?

Buy a house for spring delivery and receive FREE stainless steel kitchen appliances: fridge, stove, dishwasher & microwave. 4193 Maple Drive Lane, Verona ON

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FARM IMPLEMENT REPAIRS CALL US FOR ALL YOUR BENDING~~SHEARING~~FABRICATING ~~WELDING Needs

FOOT ORTHOTICS

Dowcom Sheet Metal Ltd. 264 County Road 8, Toledo 613-275-1581

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Grain wagon repairs rust patching/combine repairs

FREE 51â&#x20AC;? with Depo

613-812-8554 (C) 613-285-0159 (C) 613-267-4253 (H) 613-359-5370 (H)

Sap pan repair fabrication BOARDING, TAPING, FANCY & GRID CEILINGS INSURANCE JOBS & EXTERIOR STUCCO 3904 FREELAND ROAD, R.R. #1 PORTLAND, ONTARIO K0G 1V0

CABINETRY

CONSTRUCTION

Construction Ltd.

Pierre Viau

* Commercial Refrigeration AC & Chillers * Custom Built Electrical Panels * Motor Soft starts * Thermography * Air Balancing * Motor Controllers & PLC * Geothermal Supplies * LED Lights Available starting at $8/unit

1-866-775-8268 www.frontenacmodularhomes.com

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BUSINESS DIRECTORY FIREWOOD

FIREWOOD

FOUNDATIONS

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BRENNAN

THE FOUNDATION SPECIALIST

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Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a Boy! Paxton John Dybala Jason and Mandy Dybala are proud to announce the safe arrival of their third son, Paxton John Dybala, born on September 27, 2013 at 8:12 a.m., weighing 7 lbs., 14 ozs. and 20.1â&#x20AC;? long at the NLRHC in Fort McMurray, Alberta. Special thanks to our family and friends for their long distance support.

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Our Annual Fall FISH FRY is back! Sponsored by St. Philip Neri Church Toledo Sunday, November 17th 3:30â&#x20AC;&#x201C;6:00 pm held at ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION, TOLEDO Adults $12.00 Children 12 & under $6.00 Takeout Available (Pork for non-ďŹ sh lovers) All made with pride by the Women & Men of St. Philip Church GRADUATION

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HAPPY 101st BIRTHDAY Beatrice Wright November 11, 2013 Love Marjorie & George and Norma and families

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HAPPY 60TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY November 13, 2013 Mr. & Mrs. Murray McLeod The Lord bless you. With our love and best wishes. Dave & Heather, Jim & Sharon, Gordon & Debby, and families

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HAPPY 30TH BIRTHDAY November 14, 2013 Mike â&#x20AC;&#x153;Ladybugâ&#x20AC;? Stevens Love Dad and Joanie

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Ali Brooks and Matt Steele It is with great pride that Doug and Heather Brooks along with Brian and Cathy Steele announce the engagement of their children. The wedding will take place August 23, 2014 at Timber Run Golf Course. We love you both and wish you a lifetime of love, health and happiness together.

CONGRATULATIONS LAUREN! Lauren Elliott graduated from the University of Waterloo on October 25, 2013 with a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy. She is continuing her pharmacist training as a Pharmacy Resident at The Ottawa Hospital. Lauren would like to thank Pam, Becky and the staff at Perth Downtown Pharmasave for their inspiration and on-going support. Best wishes for your ENGAGEMENT Marc and Janice Brooks of Perth are pleased continued success, love Dad and Mom to announce the engagement of their son Derek to Stephanie Breda, daughter of Denis and Lorena Breda of Toronto. The engagement took place at Disney World on September 23, 2013.

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KELLY - Big sister Megan is excited to announce the arrival of her new brother Blake Patrick Kelly. Born on Aug. 1st, 2013 at 2:35 a.m. at the Almonte General Hospital weighing 8 lb. 7 oz. Proud parents are Rebecca and Pat Kelly. Grandparents are Peter and Diane Nanne, and Joe and Kathy Kelly. Proud great grandparents are Mary Nanne, Worley and Audrey Lackey, and Gladys Lee. Thanks to the OB staff at AGH and Dr. Prevost for his safe arrival.

Peacefully at Lanark Lodge, Perth, Ontario on Saturday, November 2nd, 2013, Vicky M. (McLellan) Dumoulin. She was born December 31st, 1920 in Quyon, Quebec, daughter of the late James and Victorine (Derouin) McLellan. She will be sadly missed by son Del (Barbara) Dumoulin, daughter Jeanne Dumoulin, grandchildren Debbie and Joanne Dumoulin and Christine Cotè, great grandchildren Liam and Julien and many friends. Vicky was predeceased by her son Neil and twelve brothers and sisters. Friends and family were invited to join together in a service of remembrance held in the Chapel of the Blair & Son Funeral Home, 15 Gore St., West, Perth on Tuesday, November 5th, 2013 at 12:00 noon. In remembrance of Vicky contributions to the Shrinerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Hospital for Children, Montreal would be appreciated. Blair & Son Funeral Home, Perth (613) 267-3765 to send your condolences or for further information visit www.blairandson.com

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MORROW (SONNENBURG) â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Rylee is so excited that her baby sister has finally arrived. Sophie Kathryn was born at the Kingston General Hospital on Thursday, August 22, 2013 weighing 9 lbs 2 oz and was welcomed into the world by her parents Rob and Katie (Sonnenburg) and big sister Rylee. Also on the scene were proud grandparents Dan and Kathy Sonnenburg, Lombardy and Bob and Cathy Morrow, Harrowsmith. Uncle Greg and Aunt Katie are happy to have another little sweetie to spoil and Great-grandpa (Wayne Young, Smiths Falls) couldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t be happier. Great-grandma (Arlene Young) is smiling in heaven along with Greatgrandma and grandpa Ed and Fay Sonnenburg.

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Kikal Antoni â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Toniâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Kikal

Peacefully at Lanark Lodge at Perth on Tuesday, October 29th, 2013 at the age of 74 years. Toni will be sadly missed by his beloved wife of 49 years Jacqueline â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Jackieâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;, his sister Teresa (Peter) Gessner, nieces Julia and Monica and his many good friends. Toni was a long time resident of Montreal following his arrival from Britain in 1967. He and Jackie found their true comfort zones at Bass Lake and in Perth after retirement in 2001. Friends were received at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, 15 Gore St. W. Perth on Sunday, November 3rd, 2013 from 1:00 to 4:00 P.M. Funeral service was held in the Chapel on Monday at 10:00 A.M. In remembrance, contributions to the Alzheimer Society of Lanark County or Lanark Lodge Memorial Fund would be appreciated. Blair & Son Funeral Home, Perth (613) 267-3765 to send your condolences or for further information visit www.blairandson.com


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WHITLA Robert John May 21, 1941Nov 1, 2013 Rob fought cancer with the same quiet dignity that he lived his life. He also had amazing courage and a great sense of humor. Beloved husband of 50 years to Marie. Loving dad to Robb (Catherine) and Michael (Lori). Proud Pop to Nicole, Cecily, James, and Robbie. Will also be missed by extended family and many friends. We are honouring Rob’s request to have no visitation or service. Anyone who wishes, can make a donation to: The A Team, 686 Morewood Cres, Ottawa, ON K4A 2P4. All donations go directly to cancer patients.

MARTIN W. Dennis A gentleman to the end. We are saddened to announce the passing of our father, Walter Dennis Martin, in his 84th year on October 29th, 2013 after a hard fought battle with dementia/ Alzheimer’s. Residing for the past four years at the Villages of Riverside Glen, Guelph, Ontario. Born on the family farm outside Orangeville, at Amaranth Station, on December 27th, 1929. Dad was the third son of the late Hilda (Raynsford) and late J. Stanley Martin. He married his sweetheart, Helen, on October 8th 1952. Predeceased by his beloved Helen (Armstrong) Martin in November 2005. Also predeceased are brothers Ronald J. (2005), and C. Frank (2004), sister-in-law, Marjorie Armstrong (1997), mother-in-law, Hazel Armstrong (1998) and father-in-law, Franklin Armstrong (1985). He is lovingly remembered by his daughter Pamela and her husband Jeffrey Prickett, son Paul Martin and his wife Stephanie Johnston. Survived by his sisters-inlaw Betty Martin and Barbara Martin. Brother-in-law to Arnott and Myrna Armstrong, Isobel and Ross Matthews, Joyce and Lyle Smith, Donna and Wim deMunnik. Dennis will be missed by his many nieces and nephews. We are extremely grateful to Nick Murchie, Dad’s awesome volunteer from the Alzheimer’s Society for his compassion and support. Dad was blessed to have received such love, kindness and compassionate care from the terrific caregivers at Riverside Glen - Memory Care floor, who made the best home for Dad in his final years. We would like to thank them for their superior care and tenderness which they afforded our Dad. We are also grateful for the excellent care and compassion of the Guelph General Hospital, 5 West floor nursing staff, Dr. Fung, and Dr. Parent. Dennis’ family received relatives and friends from 1 pm until 1:45 pm on Saturday November 2, 2013 at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick St., Kitchener, ON 519-749-8467. A service of celebration and thanksgiving was held in the funeral home Chapel at 2 pm. Private interment will be at Woodland Cemetery in Kitchener. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Guelph-Wellington. Dad, may your final journey bring you peace, comfort and the knowledge that your life has left a legacy of love. Your example of love and strong faith will always be an inspiration to the people whose lives you touched. We will love you forever. Please visit www.henrywalser.com to view Dennis’ memorial.

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Brunton In Memory of Joyce Brunton Brunton, Joyce (nee Thompson)

Passed away p e a c e f u l l y surrounded by family and friends in Smiths Falls, Friday, November 1, 2013 Marion Joyce (Thompson) Brunton in her 89th year. Loving and devoted wife to William Brunton and mother of Kathryn (Daniel) Doyle of Smiths Falls and grandmother (Nan) of Amey (Kevin Chatel) Doyle of Montreal and Kelsey (Graham Binkley) Doyle of Ottawa. She will be dearly missed by her sister Ruth Brown and nephews Philip (Sue) Peebles and Jason (Leisa) Peebles as well as her great nieces, nephews, extended family and many friends. Joyce was predeceased by her husband William “Bill” Brunton, parents Willis “Bill” and Martha (Condie) Thompson and siblings Phyllis, Grace and Allan. Joyce was a loving caregiver her entire life. She was a life-long member of the Westminster Presbyterian Church. Joyce especially loved spending time with the family pets. By far, the most joy in her life came from raising her daughter Kathy and her grandchildren Amey & Kelsey of whom she was so proud of. Friends may pay their respects at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, 112 Beckwith St. N., Smiths Falls on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 from 6 to 8 p.m. and again on Thursday from 11 a.m. until service in the Chapel at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Joyce may be made to the Smiths Falls Community Hospital Foundation. 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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Chief Petty Officer First Class, RCN, Retired. On Saturday, November 2nd, 2013 at 2:15 A.M. at Perth, Ontario, Bud passed of cancer, peacefully in his sleep at age of 82. Much beloved husband of 63 years to Pearl (Jennex). Father of Richard “Rick” (Pauline) of Moncton, N.B. and Ronald “Ron” (Monique) of Ottawa. He was predeceased by son Derek (Fiona) of Vancouver, B.C. Bud was the brother of Patricia (Jean Guy Levesque) of Rockland, Ontario. He was predeceased by his sister Elizabeth and brother-in-law Fraser Brown. He is survived by grandchildren Tara, PattiJoy, Jason, Jonathan, Christopher, Geordie, step-grandson Marc, Tristan and Sanche and predeceased by stepgrandson Jeff Gendron. Also survived by eleven much loved great grandchildren. Bud served in the RCN 1947 - 1975 on the following ships H.M.C.S. Nootka, Huron, Quebec, Restigouche, Chaudiere, Athabascan, Cap de la Madeline, Crescent and Bonaventure. As well as numerous shore establishments in Canada and England. He was also employed with Revenue Canada Taxation 1975 - 1987. Bud was a member of the Atlantic C.P.O’s Association, H.M.C.S. Quebec Ass. and the Canadian Legion Branch 244, Perth, Ontario. Bud felt he lived through the greatest era although it included wars and a depression. He loved and was proud of his family and many friends. Friends were received at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, 15 Gore St., West, Perth, Ontario on Wednesday, November 6th, 2013 from 6:00 to 8:30 P.M. A celebration of life service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday at 10:30 A.M. followed by a reception in the Blair & Son Family Centre. Cremation and ashes are to be interred in the North Atlantic at a later date. Memorial donations, if so wished, may be made to Friends of H.M.C.S. Haida, 658 Catherine St. W., Hamilton, Ontario L8L 4V7 to help keep this great ship maintained. The family wish to thank the staff and nursing staff of the Great War Memorial Hospital, Perth and to Dr’s Alan Drummond and Paul Anderson for their kind, compassionate and understanding care.

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Cameron J. Murray Cameron

( R e t i r e d Manager, Rideau Regional Centre, long time Mason and Past Master of Merrickville Lodge #55, A.F. & A.M., G.R.C., V. EX. COMP. JM. Cameron, Prince of Wales Chapter, RAM # 133 G.R.C., District 12, and proud to be part of the Shrine Klown Unit for many years). It is with great sadness that the family of James Murray Cameron aka “Pickles” (Shrine Klown) announce his peaceful passing in hospital, Smiths Falls on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at the age of 87. Beloved husband for 62 years of Marguerite (Kerr) Cameron. Loving father of Angela (Dave) Knapp and Kathy (Kurt) Budau. Cherished grandfather of Cortney Budau, Scott (Andrea) Budau and Melissa Knapp. Fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, cousins, extended family and many good friends. Friends were received at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, 112 Beckwith St. N., Smiths Falls on Thursday, October 24, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm. Funeral service was held at Trinity United Church, 41 Market St. N., Smiths Falls on Friday, October 25, 2013 at 11 am. A reception followed immediately after the service in the Church Hall. Interment, Highland Line Cemetery, McDonald’s Corners. In memory of Murray, donations may be made to the Trinity United Church (General Fund). A Masonic service was held at the funeral home on Thursday at 5:45 p.m.

Blair & Son Funeral Home, Perth (613) 267-3765 to send your condolences or for further information visit www.blairandson.com

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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Leonard George (Bud) C.D. Flanagan

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Suddenly and unexpectedly at Perth, Muriel L. Greer (November 15th, 1935 ~ November 3rd, 2013). Muriel was the beloved wife of Ken Greer, dear mother of Jeff (Carrie) Greer, Patti Greer (Chris Strong) and the late Howie Greer. She was the dear grandmother of Ciara and Shannon Greer, Sydney and Megan Greer, Lilli and Davidson Strong and Karley Cameron. She was the sister of Gerald (Ann) and Ken (Donna) Warrington. Mother-inlaw to Angie Curran-Greer, sister-inlaw to Norman (Jan) Greer, Patsy (Ed) Smith, Marilyn (Barry) Joynt, Mary (late Gerry) Tremblay, Mary Greer and Jean Warrington. She will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, family and friends. Muriel was predeceased by her parents Hayes and Lillian (Smith) Warrington, sisters Dorothy Gemmill, Ada Fleming, Phyllis Strong and Mary Allan, brother John Warrington and brothers-inlaw Howard, Burns and Frank (late Rose) Greer, Murray Strong, Clifford Allan, Bud Fleming and Walter Allen. Friends were received at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, 15 Gore St., West, Perth on Tuesday, November 5th, 2013 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Funeral service was held in the Chapel Wednesday at 10:30 A.M. In remembrance contributions to the Great War Memorial Hospital Foundation or the Ottawa Heart Institute would be appreciated.

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PITCHER Albert “Bert” John (He will sing and dance again!) After living his life with courage and determination, Bert passed away on his 87th birthday, October 30, 2013. He is predeceased by his first wife Norma (nee Roberts, July 26, 1997) and their son John (August 20, 2006). He is survived by their children Michael (Penny), Richard, and Sue (Bob Hutchings), extended family Ruth Everson and her family, and by his second wife Evelyn (Laforce) and her family. Grandpa Bert will be remembered by his grandchildren Melissa (John) and Caitlin, Sarah (Michael) and Thomas, and Kevin and Grant. Great Grandpa Bert to Sophie.Thank you to Bert’s Almonte Country Haven Family and the staff at Almonte General Hospital for their care and support. At Bert’s request, donations to the Almonte General Hospital would be appreciated. A memorial service was held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, (Almonte ON.) on Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 11 AM. Reception followed in Church Hall. Private family inurnment at Auld Kirk Cemetery. Your cooperation in keeping the ceremony scent free would be greatly appreciated. Funeral Arrangements Are Entrusted Into The Care Of C. R. GAMBLE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL INC. 127 Church St., Almonte, ON. (613)-256-3313 Condolences & Tributes: www.crgamble.com

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Blair & Son Funeral Home, Perth (613) 267-3765 to send your condolences or for further information visit www.blairandson.com

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Homestyle Ceremonies. Choose your location and have a meaningful relationship-based ceremony designed just for you. Judie Diamond, 613-375-6772. judiediamond@gmail.com www.judiediamond.ca

BERTRAND/HUDSON- In loving memory of our Moms, Catherine Bertrand- Nov. 5, 1986 and Gertrude HudsonNov 10, 1971; my brother Pete BertrandNov 7, 1997; and my sister, June WilsonMarch 29, 2008. A mother, grandmother, sister and brother, Softly the leaves of memory fall, Sadly we stop to gather them all, Unseen, unheard, they are always near, No verse, no flowers, no tears can say, How much we love and miss you every day. Dave and Leona

IN MEMORIAM BUCHANAN, Cecil March 15, 1937 -November 9, 2006 In memory of a dear husband, brother-in-law and uncle. The blow was great, the shock severe, We little thought the end was near. The years have passed so swiftly, But still we don’t forget. For in the hearts that love you most, Your memory lingers yet. Barbara and Family

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Lunn, Frank E. (May 21, 1941-November 2, 2013) Quietly passed away at home with his devoted wife Charlie by his side. Cherished father of Steph (Errol) Olsen, John (Lisa) Shail, Dan (Maité) Lunn, Laurie (Bill) Craig and Mike Lunn. Proud and loving Bamper to Aidin & Katie Olsen, Nolan & Cara Shail and Taylor Craig. Predeceased by his sister Judy (Dave) Brown and granddaughter Ella Craig. Always remembered with love by his family and many friends. Friends were received at the Alan R. Barker Funeral Home, 19 McArthur Avenue, Carleton Place for visitation only on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Donations to the Carleton Place and District Memorial Hospital in Frank’s memory would be appreciated by his family. www.barkerfh.com

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Doull George Stewart Doull

In hospital in Perth, on Wednesday, October 30th, 2013 surrounded by the love of his daughter Heather, his family and friends at the age of 86. George was predeceased by his beloved wife Joan (Hamilton) Doull in 2004. He will be sadly missed by his brother Jack (late Frances), sister Mary (Newton) Wilson and Helen (Garry) Dopson, sisterin-law Marg Rogers, his nieces and nephews, the Hamilton family and friends. He was predeceased by his brother Donald in 2012. Friends were received at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, 15 Gore St. W. Perth on Friday, November 1st, 2013 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Funeral service was held in the Chapel on Saturday at 10:30 A.M. Interment, Elmwood Cemetery, Perth. In remembrance, contributions to the Great War Memorial Hospital Foundation or the Ottawa Humane Society would be appreciated. Many thanks to the staffs of the Ottawa General and the Perth Hospitals for the kind and loving care provided. Blair & Son Funeral Home, Perth (613) 267-3765 to send your condolences or for further information visit www.blairandson.com


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HEIN Rita Lilianne (nee Bruyére) May 31, 1943 November 2, 2013 Passed away peacefully Saturday morning, November 2, 2013 in Carleton Place District Memorial Hospital, at the age of 70. Beloved wife of Milton Hein Sr. Dear Mother of Cheryl McMahon, Milton Hein Jr., Donna (Gary) Went and Robert Hein. Cherished Grandmother of Christopher and Kevin (Tara) McMahon, Keith and Laura Went, and Daniel, Stephen and Emily Hein. Much loved GreatGrandmother to Isla, Aubrey and Eden McMahon. Memorial service at the Boyce Funeral Home Chapel, Visitation and Reception Centre 138 Daniel Street N. Arnprior Sunday November 10, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Visitation from 1:00 p.m. until time of service. The family would like to thank the staff at the Queensway Carleton Hospital and the Carleton Place Memorial Hospital. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Lupus Society would be appreciated by her family. Condolences / Donations at www.boycefuneralhome.ca

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November 7th 1973 - Woodhead, Louie Allen 1974 - Andrews, Gertrude Margaret 1981 - Lee, Olive Bessie 1984 - Edwards, Frank James 2009 - Robillard, Joseph Thomas G. November 8th 1979 - Affleck, Margaret Florence 1979 - Kelly, John Vincent 2005 - Ladouceur, Louie Camille 2007 - McKay, Edith Berneice 2010 - Munroe, Christopher David 2011 - Cole, Delbert Johnathan November 9th 1994 - Byrne, Terence James Francis “Terry” 2000 - Fulton, Arthur Reid 2009 - Paterson, Dorothy Alexandra 2010 - Cole, Vera Arlene 2011 - Craig, Theresa Mary

November 10th 1979 - Command, Lawrence “Larry” 1994 - Fortin, Margaret Wilhelmina 1999 - Pimblett, Richard 2007 - Tosh, Mervin Clark 2008 - Coady, Alma Mary November 11th 1979 - Wilson, William Scott 1988 - Van Dusen, Gordon Richard 2008 - Ayotte, Shawn Ronald November 12th 1995 - Wark, Ivan Virgin 2000 - Wark, Melville Lewis 2000 - Steele, Mamie 2001 - MacDonald, John Joseph E. “Jack” 2009 - Faust, Georgette Isabelle 2012 - Duffield, Gary John November 13th 1983 - Washburn, Durward “Slip” 1992 - Boal, Marion Jeanette

Donald F. Closs

Blair & Son Funeral Home, Perth (613) 267-3765 to send your condolences or for further information visit www.blairandson.com

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SANSOME, David – His ship sailed November 11, 2010. A ship sailed and I stand watching till she fades on the horizon and someone at my side says “She is gone”. Gone where? Gone from my sight, that is all. She is just as large now as when I last saw her. Her diminished size and total loss from my sight is in me, not in her. And just at the moment when someone at my side says she is gone there are others who are watching her coming over their horizon and other voices take up a glad shout “There she comes!” That is what dying is. A horizon and just the limit of our sight. Lift us up, Oh Lord, that we may see further. Always in our hearts Sheila, Alan and Meghan

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EGGE Joan H. Joan H. Egge age 82 of Prairie du Chien passed away Thursday, October 31, 2013 at the Prairie Maison Care Center in Prairie du Chien. She was born January 3, 1931 in Perth Ontario Canada, the daughter of Gerald and Myrtle (Boles) Pettigrew. She married A. Douglas Egge on June 25, 1949 in Perth, Canada. He preceded her in death on January 5, 2007. Joan was an active member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Prairie du Chien. She worked at the Ferryville Cheese factory and later for Betty’s Hallmark in Prairie du Chien. She is survived by her children, Diane (David) Brudos of Waukesha, WI, Donald (Paula) Egge of Ferryville, WI and David (Tina) Egge of Corinth, TX, a sister Patricia Bowes of Perth, Canada, grandchildren, Michael Brudos, Ryan Brudos and his son Haydn, Tana (Randy) Thiemer and their children Dylan and Bentley, Matthew (Nikki) Egge and their children Carter and Paisley, Alison (Clark Olsen) Egge and her child Cale, Kylie, Alexandra and Regan Egge. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a brother Kenneth Pettigrew and a dear friend to Ruth Malloy. Funeral services were held on Monday, November 4, 2013 at 11:00 AM at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Prairie du Chien with Rev. Nick Barootian officiating. Interment was held in the Utica Lutheran Church Cemetery in Mt. Sterling, WI. Friends were received on Sunday, November 3, 2013 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM at the Garrity Funeral Home in Prairie du Chien and at the church on Monday, November 4, 2013 from 10:00 AM until the time of the services. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the St. Peter’s Come to Supper Fund or the donor’s choice.

IN MEMORIAM FLEGG, Keith - March 16, 1935-Nov. 8, 2012. In loving memory of Keith Flegg who passed away November 8, 2012. Every day in some small way Memories of you come our way, Though absent you are ever near Still missed, still loved and ever dear. Loved and missed every day Elaine Whiten and family

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McCONNELL, TOM Gone yet not forgotten, Although we are apart, Your spirit lives within us, Forever in our hearts. In Remembrance of you Five years passed so quickly. Love always Donald and Donna

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”.

Closs Suddenly at his home in Perth, on Saturday, N o v e m b e r 2nd, 2013, Don Closs in his 65th year. He was predeceased by his parents Irene (McLean) and Ernest Closs. Don will be sadly missed by his sister Barbara (Ron) Brown, their daughter Meika Brown and their son Jason (Carol) Brown, his grand nieces and nephews Savanna and Carter Wood and Aaliyah Brown and his friends in the Perth area. Friends may pay their respects at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, 15 Gore St. West, Perth on Saturday November 9th, 2013 from 9:30 to 10:15 A.M. The service will follow in the Chapel at 10:30 A.M. A reception will be held following the service and the interment will take place in the Hopetown Cemetery. In remembrance contributions to the Great War Memorial Hospital Foundation or the Kingston General Hospital Foundation would be appreciated.

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“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 also our way of

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GRACIE McADAM November 13, 2010 In loving memory of a dear wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. If we could have a lifetime wish, And one dream that could come true, We would pray to God with all our hearts, Just to see and speak to you. A thousand prayers won’t bring you back, We know because we’ve tried. And neither will a million tears, We know because we’ve cried. You’ve left behind our broken hearts, And precious memories too, But we’ve never wanted memories, We only wanted you. Loved and remembered forever, Buddy, Debbie and Bob, Randy, Austin, Laura, Greg and Kristen, Allan and Pam, Taylor, Joshua and Mathew

MOORE, Marion – In loving memory of a dear wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother who passed away November 8, 2008. It has been 5 years Words cannot express How much we miss you. We think of you every day, And you will always be remembered In our minds, thoughts and hearts. Earl Ray, Shirley and family Tony, Shirley and family Bob, Sharon and family Ron and family Dusty January 4, 2009

LACKEY, Terrance N. (Terry) – In loving memory of a wonderful husband, father and grandfather, who passed away November 9, 2012. “He was the wind beneath our wings. He will never be forgotten.” Jessie, Debra, Dale, Curtis, Amy, Terry, Tammy, Krista, Sean, Brandon

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O’NEIL, Brenda Finnerty – If roses grow in Heaven Lord pick a bunch for me, Place them in my wife’s arms And tell her they’re from me. Tell her I love and miss her, And when she turns to smile, Place a kiss upon her cheek And hold her for a while Because remembering her is easy, I do it every day, But there’s an ache within my heart Because I miss her every day. Love Always, Doug

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FOX, Gary (Foxy) – In loving memory of a dear husband, father and grandfather who passed away November 6, 2008. We don’t need a special day To bring you to mind, For days without a thought of you Are very hard to find. We carry your heart in ours forever. Linda, April, Willie, Heather and Dave, Grandchildren Olivia, Mason and Logan

WOLYNICE, Michael (Mike) – In loving memory of a wonderful husband, father and cherished grandpa, who passed away November 5, 2003. Ten years have passed, But we have so many loving memories of the things that you have done. The happy moments that we shared, The laughter and the fun, The many little special things, That only you could do. We cherish all the memories And send our love to you. Forever in our hearts. Marilyn, Mark (Sarah), Michael (Anna) We miss you Grandpa, but know you are watching over us as our special guardian angel. Ethan, Callie, Garrett

RAMSBOTTOM – In memory of Robert Donald who passed away three years ago November 6th, 2010. We miss you From wife Shirley and family

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PORTER, Helen (nee Crawford) – Remembering our Mom, who passed away November 13, 1983. Our Mom was only 40 when Breast Cancer took her from us. Though it’s been 30 years now since you were taken away, The memories are still strong and we wish you were here with us today. We now have families of our own With 7 grandchildren on Earth, Little Richard has been in your arms Since a year and a half after his birth. This year has been exciting Your first great-grandchild was born, We know you are watching over us But we still miss you and are torn. We love you. Your girls, Debbie Connell, Darlene Dillabough, & Diane Schmitz.

LOWRY – In loving memory of my Sister, Heather Ann Lowry (Vandusen) who passed away Nov. 11, 2012. It’s been a year since you’ve been gone It still hurts all day long There isn’t a day that goes by Without me thinking why So many things I wanted to say I never imagined you’d be so far away In my heart you’ll always be Until the time is meant for me I know you’re always by my side We share so many happy memories My only sister…my true friend May my love for you reach Heaven today Your sadly missed by all Until we meet again Pauline and Family


HEIM, Maria – In loving memory of our dearly loved daughter, sister and granddaughter. 1989-2010. If we listen really close In the silence of the night We hear your voice to comfort us And say that you’re alright. But it’s often hard to understand Why certain things must be And the reasons why they happen Are so often hard to see. But we find comfort in the knowledge That God is always there To keep the one we love so much Forever in His care. Much loved and always missed Mom, Dad, Kevin, Nana and Papa

CUMBER, Harry - In loving memory of a dear husband, father, grandfather and greatgrandfather, who passed away six years ago, November 12, 2007. In a quiet country grave yard Where the gentle breezes blow, Lies the one we loved so dearly Whom we lost six years ago, His resting place we visit And place flowers there with care But no one knows the sorrow As we turn and leave him there. Dearly missed and loved forever Leotha, children, grandchildren and greatgrandchildren DIZZELL, Jim- In memory of a dear Husband, Dad and Poppy who passed away November 9, 2008. As time has unfolded the last 5 years Our memories will always keep you near. You suffered so much in silence Your spirit did not bend You tried so hard to stay with us until the very end. You had a kindly word for all It’s such a pleasure to recall. We will always cherish your memories and let them live on in us forever. Never forgotten, Babe, Brendaleah (John), Orville (Christine) and grandchildren.

THOMAS - We lost you dear Leonard in 2009. I think of you dear husband only every day, Our many years together are locked in my heart to stay. And our loving son Stanley we lost in 2004. And our precious daughter Carolyn in 1969. And our dear son-in-law Kerry in 2012. Though years still come and go, Memories of our loved ones are in our hearts to stay. Though you are gone from this world you walk with us everyday. Loved and missed forever Wife and mother Gladys Sisters, brother, spouses and their families

‘99 Craftsman Mower & Blower Attachment, 20.5 HP. 42” cut. 40” two stage COMING EVENTS snow blower, 6 weights, 2 tire chains, new battery Free Showing, the Classic 2013. Spare belts. $1200. Film “Martin Luther” on Phone 613-284-0815. Saturday, November 16 at 3 p.m. Seventh-day Admiral dryer; Full size oil Adventist Church 333 Hwy burner stove; Electric or29, Smiths Falls. gan. 52 Church St. W., Falls. www.smithsfallsadventist. Smiths 613-283-4681. org Learn Tarot Card and Palm Reading this fall in Perth! “Tarot of the Mysteries” Level 1 Certification. 6 weeks, Tuesdays Nov 12-Dec 17. 6:30-8:30 p.m. $249+HST. Includes Tarot Cards and notes. “Secrets of the Palm” 4 weeks, Thursdays Nov 14th-Dec 6th, 6:30-8:30 p.m. $175+HST. 30 years experience teaching over 1,100 people how to read! 613-256-8394 or AncientInsights.ca

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. Apples, cider and apple products. Smyths Apple Orchard, 613-652-2477. Updates, specials and coupons at www.smythsapples.com. Open daily 9-5. Also check us out on Facebook!

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2 pc chesterfield set, 3 cushion sofa, matching chair, rusty tweed, 2 end and coffee table, dark wood, glass tops, good condition. Asking $500. 613-492-0600. Brand New Mattress Sale200+ Beds in Stock. More 2004 Arctic Cat ATV. Quality Less Money. 500CC Automatic. Only Quality Used Appliances 450 km’s. 2-up seat, Sold with Warranty. Best winch, heated grips, 2 hel- Price in Town! Dan Peters mets new in boxes. In- Sales- 3768 Hwy 43 West, cludes yard trailer and Smiths Falls. Open Tuessnowplow. $7000. day-Sunday 10 a.m.-5 (905)471-5671 or p.m. Delivery Available. Afkarenehicks@rogers.com ter Hours Appointments Available 613-284-1234. 2008-2011 Honda Civic fitted winter mats includ- Brock Low-Boy oil furing trunk mat, cost $140, nace. Complete 4 years sell for $40. Futon, good old. $400. This is a real condition, $40. Perth area. steal. 613-259-2083. 613-326-0994 4 coil white Beaumont stove. $100. Bought in 2001; Maytag white fridge (freezer on top), $600. Rarely used, like new; White Frigidaire stove, speed convection oven, glass top, 3 racks in oven, $600, (reg. price $1,000). 613-253-8862.

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Combustioneer oil fired space heater, 18” 2 speed fan, 67,000+ B.T.U., Becket burner unit, thermostat control. $500 o.b.o. 613-273-8555 Westport. Disability Products. Buy and Sell stair lifts, scooters, bath lifts, patient lifts, hospital beds, etc. Call Silver Cross Ottawa (613)231-3549. Doors- 2 exterior doors. $50 ea. 3 interior doors: Bifold $15, sliding $25, solid $25. Exterior frames extra. 613-267-0144.

Inspired Hearts and Hands Craft Sale- all handmade by local Vendors, November 9, 2013. 9 am-3 pm. Britannia United Church, 985 Pinecrest, Ottawa. (613)794-5709. 33+ Pet Pro Plus Vacuum with vendors. New: gluten free all attachments, used 3 baking. times, asking $60. Beautiful pewter finish track lighting for a ceiling with 5 bulbs, asking $40. Approx. Richmond Lodge Retire100 plastic beer bottles ment Residence Annual with caps and tree, asking Craft & Bake Sale. Novem$50. Ladies full length ber 16th (9 am til noon). welcome. mink coat, very petite, ask- Crafters ing $30. Please call 613-838-5016. 6197 Perth Street, Richmond. 613-283-3852. STEEL BUILDINGS/METAL BUILDINGS UP TO 60% OFF!30x40, 40x60, 50x80, 60x100,80x100 sell for balance owed! Call: 1-800-457-2206 www.crownsteelbuildings.ca

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Certified piano technician, with Piano Technician’s Guild, extensive experience with tuning, repairing and rebuilding. Contact Grant Pattingale at Warehouse shelving, 6 1 3 - 2 8 4 - 8 3 3 3 , racking, lockers and exte- 1-877-742-6648 or rior signs, good condition. www.piano4u.ca To buy or sell, call Lloyd Piano Tuner Technician 613-530-7840. Website: shelvingandrackingworld.ca for all your piano needs. Call Lionel Pauze. Email: 1(613)278-2017. info@aworldofrentals.ca

Greenhouse for sale, 60’x24’, some equipment included, needs to be dismantled, $500. Almonte 613-256-4789.

CARPOOL Do you need a ride to Ottawa? Mon-Fri and some weekends.

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LUXURY APARTMENTS COLONEL BY now has a couple of two bedroom units available, with one or two bathrooms. COLONEL BY is a luxury apartment building with a library, entertainment room, exercise room. All units have central air. Located in a residential area close to the County Fair Mall in Smiths Falls. For information call Andrew Mitton 613-283-9650

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100% hardwood. Cut, split. No debris, bark. Will deliver. $300/full cord. Mastercard, Visa accepted. TD Logging & Firewood. 613-264-5454 or 613-812-5454. 5 Generations of firewood sales, all hardwood, cut and split. Volume discount. Outdoor furnace wood also available. 613-253-8006. Carleton Place/Almonte area. Cut, split and delivered dry, seasoned hardwood. 25 years customer satisfaction. $105/per single cord. (Minimum order, 2 single cord) 613-256-4456.

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LUXURY APARTMENTS ASHLEY CHASE now has a 1 bedroom unit available, as well as a couple of 2 bedroom, one bathroom units. ASHLEY CHASE is a luxury apartment building with an exercise room, library, and entertainment room. All units have central air. Located near downtown Perth, overlooking the Tay River. For information call Andrew Mitton 613-267-6980 COMPUTER

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2008 CanAm Outlander 650 XT H.O., 3,950 km, besides the dealer this is a one owner bike, clean bike, very fast, dealer maintained. $6,500 serious enquiries only, 613-285-4243.

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Assortment of antique chainsaws, 2-man chainsaw 36” bar, 1 Maul 26” bar, assortment of antique gasoline motors with horizontal shaft, 1957 Elto outboard motor 2.5 h.p., grey Ford tractor in running condition, heavy duty engine hoist. Best offer. 613-652-2361.

1998 Ford F150 truck, $1850. Generator with electric start, 700 watts, $500. Electric scooter, $650. Call 613-283-5381.

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514 New Holland 172 Bushel manure spreader, single beater. Wood, hardwood, $300 cubic cord. Delivered in Perth area. 613-267-4631/Brent. 53” Sharp TV, $500. 21’ Cadoertte boat. Stitz firewood splitter, $1,700/firm. Call 613-264-8235.

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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. Hunter Safety/Canadian Fire-arms Courses and exams throughout the year. Held once a month at Carp. Call Wenda Cochran 613-256-2409.

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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. Firewood; quality hardwood, cut and split. Pickup or Deliver. Call Scott (613)267-7269. Mixed firewood- Elm, White Birch, Maple. $70/singe cord at the pile. 613-797-1950 Merrickville. Seasoned hardwood. $70/face cord. Delivery extra. (613)259-5518.

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DONALDSON, Irene- In loving memory of a very special Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, who passed away November 11, 2012. Those we love are never gone, For in our hearts, they live on. Love you, miss you. Trudy, Tim, Jeff, Jessica, Illya

HARVEY - In loving memory of a dear mother and grandmother, Mary, who passed away in silence, November 10, 1984. She was a friend to all and a mother to many, Who gave all she had, all of the time, In order to bring happiness to others. May God keep her in His loving arms, Until the remainder of us meet her there. Missed by all and never forgotten Linda, Morley, Debbie Peter, Kelly, Karen and grandsons

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Esther Joan Durant In memory of a wife and mother who passed away November 6, 2012 after a short bout with cancer. Your presence at this time is gone But the memories will remain forever Alfred Durant

HALKA, Paul - In loving memory of Paul, a dear husband, father and grandfather, who passed away November 13, 1992. Sadly missed along life’s way, Quietly remembered every day, No longer in our lives to share, But in our hearts he is always there. Always loved and remembered, Mary Nancy and Clarence and Family Carol Ann and Bradley and Family Ron and Heather and Family

WEEDMARK, Gerald- In loving memory of a dear husband, father, fatherin-law and Poppa who passed away November 10, 2005. His memory in our daily lives can never be erased. He was very special and can never be replaced. Time cannot steal the memories we carry in our hearts Or take away the many years of which he was a part. Deep in our hearts he will always stay loved and remembered every day. Kim, Irene, Will and Mary

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MUSIC/DANCE 8pm-12am includes midnight turkey buffet. Advance Tickets $30/person At the door $35 Tickets available Lane’s Smoke Shop 613-925-2139 Colonial Flowers 613-342-3455 Call 613-658-3159 or 613-658-5225 www.roebuckhall.ca

FIELDING- In loving memory of my Grandmother, Elizabeth, who died November 10, 1968. Missing you always. You never said I’m leaving, You never said good bye. You were gone before I knew it, And only God knows why. A million times I’ve needed you, A million times I’ve cried. If love alone could have saved you, You would never have died. In life I loved you dearly, In death I love you still. In my heart I hold a place, That only you can fill. Forever remembered, Granddaughter Karen

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BRYAN- In loving memory of a wonderful mother, grandmother, great grandmother, Marie Bryan, October 31, 2009. Your mom is always with you She is the whisper of the leaves as you walk down the street, She is the flowers you pick and perfume she wore, She is the cool hand on your brow, The sound of rain that lulls you to sleep, She lives inside your laughter and every teardrop. She is the place you came from, Your first home and the map you follow with every step you take. She is your first friend and enemy, Nothing will separate you, Not even death. In our hearts forever, David, Jackie, grandchildren and greatgrandchildren.

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2000 Accord, auto, loaded, 220,000 km, good condition, $2,500; 1999 Dodge diesel dually, service box, runs exc., body work, $2,300. Tikka bolt action 30-06 613-314-9327. with leupold scope. $800; Remington semi-automatic 7400 30-06. $600. 2009 Chev Silverado 4x4, reg. cab, 8ft. box 613-267-0285. with Linex liner, 29,000 km’s, like new. Serious WANTED inquires only. 613-267-3125. Looking to buy old whisky bottles (Canadian, Scotch, 6 cars under $2,695 each Irish or Bourbon) that are plus Tax. Certified and Efully sealed. Please email tested. David Roles Car photo to: Sales, Edward Street chazjo@magma.ca North, Prescott. 613-925-3578. Wanted - furnace oil, will remove tank if possible. ‘90 Chev Caprice. E-testCall 613-479-2870. ed. Little for certification. Asking $850 o.b.o. VEHICLES 613-283-9064. Remington 7600 30.06 pump rifle, seldom used. $550 cash, FAC required, Newboro area. 613-6993045.

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KINZE 450c Grain buddy, $10,000. 350 Bushel grain wagon with big flotation LIVESTOCK tires, $3500. 55 Shank disc ripper $9500. 25’ St. Jean’s Farrier SerEzze on cultivator with vice. 613-283-1198. harrow. 613-227-5744 Wanted to buy, horses, Manuals and Decals. Op- colts and ponies, all types. erators, service and parts Contact Bob Perkins at manuals for farm tractors, (613)342-6030. engines, implements and heavy equipment. Decals Weaner pigs for sale. and original farm litera- 613-259-2911. ture. Roberts Tractor Manuals. 519-539-0739. Weaner pigs. White, red & spotted. $50 ea.; Rouen Ritchie 14% Beef Grower ducks, $8 ea. Perth, Pellets. Available in Bags 613-326-1722. or Bulk. Call for info. Ottawa: 1-800-237-1922 PETS or 613-741-4430, Brockville: 613-341-9343, Brinston/Dixon Corners: 2 adorable, petite Shih 613-652-4875 or Tzu puppies for adoption, 1-800-267-8141, 1 male, 1 female, 11 W i n c h e s t e r : weeks old. $500 each. Call 613-774-3538. 613-479-0252.

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2 bedroom apt. Available Sept. 1st. Edgetown Apts., Kemptville. References required. 613-264-8439. 2 bedroom apt. Smiths Falls. Clean, quiet. $775 plus utilities. Second floor. Non-smokers. No pets. Available Nov. 1. References required. First/last. 613-284-2601. 2 bedroom brick bungalow with car port. Pakenham area. 20 min. to Kanata. 5 appliances. $1,250/mth. Clean country air and sunsets are free. 1 year minimum. First/last. References required. Available Dec. 1. 613-256-2534.

2 Bedroom Mobile home, 1 km from Perth, 4 appliances included, heat & hydro extra. $700/month. Available immediately. 613-278-0620. 2 level 3 bedroom home. 6 years new in sought after neighbourhood minutes to Perth. Great room with gas fireplace. Great working kitchen. Main floor master with ensuite and walk-in closet. Main floor laundry/powder room. Upper level 2 large bedrooms and 4 piece bath. Partially finished basement and cozy family room. 2 car garage. $1,500/mth plus utilities. To view 613-264-0002. 3 bedroom bungalow on Marsha Dr., Smiths Falls. 2 bathrooms, jacuzzi tub, dishwasher, central air, central vacuum, fenced yard. $1,100/mth. plus utilities. First and last month. 613-283-2056.

McDonalds Corners, newer 3 bedroom home, close to public beach on Dalhousie Lake. All kitchen appliances and laundry machines included. Propane heat and utilities extra. Rent $1,100/month. Respectfully no smoking Bachelor apartment, and no pets. Smiths Falls. $595 every- 613-264-0002. thing included. Call Darlene 613-283-9799. Merrickville- 2 bedroom $900/mth plus Carleton Place- 1 month apt. free, 3 bedroom house, heat/hydro. Freshly paintwith storage area and fruit ed. Eat-in kitchen. Storage, facilities, no cellar, high efficiency gas laundry furnace and water heater, smoker/dogs. References. parking, non-smokers on- Dec. 1. 613-552-9191. ly, no pets. Strong referbachelor ences, first and last. Merrickville, $1,100 plus gas and hy- apt. Completely renovated dro. 161 Townline Rd, kitchen, bathroom. All inclusive. $450/mth. InEast. 613-253-2389. cludes parking, water, Carleton Place 2 bedroom heat, hydro, stove, fridge. 2 storey semi detached First, last required. available December 1st.. Available now. Back yard and appliances 613-283-0746. included. $895 plus utilities. Non-smoking. Mountain- Older 2 storey 613-256-6026. house. 3 bedrooms, $750 plus utilities. Heat- proCarleton Place 2 bedroom pane. Available December apartment. Bright, newly 1st. First and last. renovated, garage, fridge, 613-989-6016 stove, washer/dryer. $990 plus hydro. Available Dec Perth: 1-1/2 Bedroom or Jan 1 613-204-0348 rowhouse, 2 storey Carleton Place 2 bedroom building, large balcony, condo, $1,000/month plus large deck, electric radiheat and hydro (Approx. ant in-floor heating $100/per month) Parking (new energy efficient included, no pets, refer- system), free parking, ences, available Available coin laundry facility, no costs. i m m e d i a t e l y . water/sewage $750.00/month plus hy613-229-5390. dro. Available DecemCarleton Place 2 bed- ber. 613-479-2164. room, freshly painted, new hardwood floors, available Perth- 2 bedroom apartDecember 1st. First and ment, $700/month, in last required, $900/month modern, well maintained, plus hydro. 613-250-0032. centrally located building. Security/intercom system, Carleton Place, apartment modern, professionally downtown, stairs, first/last maintained, laundry famonth rent, references, no cilities. Parking included. smoking, no pets. Plus hydro. 613-867-1905. (613)298-2983. Central Location - Great 2 Bedroom Apartment, 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms, Spacious 2nd floor, front and read entrances. Porch. Laundry room. Back Yard & Parking. Heat included. New Carpet, fridge and stove, 1st and last month and references required. $750 per month 613-284-1853

3 bedroom house, driveway, fenced-in yard. Fridge, stove included. Gas heat. Smiths Falls. Available Nov. 15. 613-285-9216. Code Apartments. Smiths Falls. Spacious, bright, 2 3 bedroom townhouse in bedroom in clean, quiet, Almonte. 1-1/2 baths, adult building. Fridge, large living room and stove, parking, laundry fakitchen, air conditioned. cilities. (613)283-7779. No pets. $995/month. Available December 1st. Downtown Perth, 2 bed613-256-4847. room, quality renovations, $950 plus utilities, in$900/month + utilities, 2 cludes 5 appliances. bdrm apt in Perth near the Available December 1. Call hospital. Fridge, stove, 613-390-2558 or laundry room, references, 613-267-4979. 1st & last. View at MLS# 889842. 613-200-1000. Executive home to share in Smiths Falls. Mature $925/month + utilities, 2 professional. Available imbedroom apt in Perth, gas mediately. Call fireplace, hardwood floors 613-284-8000. ,fridge, stove, washer, dryer, references, 1st & last, Kemptville- 3 bedroom view at www.mls.ca house, 2 1/2 baths, inMLS# 881032. cludes appliances, $1,600 plus utilities. Call 613-200-1000. 613-852-4246. ALMONTE - Beautiful Villa Apartment, quiet Adults (45 or older and only 2 persons)Elevator, Heated Underground Parking, Exercise Room, and Common Room. Top floor, south-west corner, balcony, serene pastoral view. Open concept, 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, fridge, stove, microwave, washer/dryer, furnace/air conditioner for supplemental heat and cooling. Ceramic and hardwood floors. Rent $1700 monthly includes water. Tenant pays hydro. References required. No pets. Contact 613-256-3661.

Available Dec. 1. 1 bedroom upper apt., central location, Smiths Falls. $580/mth. including heat. 613-283-7000.

Kemptville area. Semidetached apt. Spacious. 1 bedroom. No dogs. First/last required. References. $620/mth. plus utilities. Available Dec. 1. 613-258-2607. Kemptville- bachelor apt. Includes heat and hydro. $500/mth. No pets. 613-296-3455. Kemptville- brand new, 2 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms contemporary condo terrace home in desirable neighbourhood. 1138 sq.ft. many upgrades. Close to hospital, schools, hiking tails and shopping. Condo fees, water and parking spot are included. Gas and hydro extra. $1,300/mth. Call Mike 613-325-0754. Lower Rideau Lake, winter rental, 2 bedroom home, all amenities, close to Rideau Ferry, December 1-April 30. $975/month plus utilities. 613-284-1540.

Perth, 2 bedroom apartment, $710/month. Plus hydro; 1 bedroom, $560. Clean, secure building. Parking, coin laundry facility. Seniors welcome. 613-925-3046. Perth, 2 bedroom apartment in clean, quiet, adult building. 10 Craig St. Fridge, stove, parking and laundry facilities. $820/month + utilities. Available immediately. Phone (613)283-5996. Perth, 2 bedroom apartment in quiet security building. Well looked after. Fridge, stove, parking, balcony. Laundry in building. $795/month plus hydro. No dogs. (613)349-9377. Perth- 2 bedroom apt. Open concept. Parking supplied. No smoking, no pets. Available immediately. $875/mth. 613-267-2687.

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Perth, large 3 bedroom apartment, $700/month plus heat and hydro. Nonsmoking. No pets. Available January 1. 613-326-0336.

Smiths Falls. 2 bedroom apartment, available immediately. No pets. Mature adults preferred. $750/month, heat, central air and hot water included. Hydro extra. 613-283-7978.

Perth- Renovated 2 bedroom apartment, 4-piece bath, open concept, main floor, parking supplied, no smoking, no pets. Available immediately $ 8 5 0 / m o n t h . 613-267-2687.

Smiths Falls 2 bedroom apt. Fridge, stove, parking, back yard. Non-smoking. No pets. First/last. $752 plus hydro. 613-342-0829.

Private 3 bedroom house, on Highway 511, Lanark. $800/month plus utilities. Available December 1st. Call Donna, 613-259-3318.

Smiths Falls 2 bedroom main floor apt. $800. Heat and hot water included. Quiet adult occupied building. Laundry services onsite. 613-264-9695.

Retail stores for rent on Russell St. E., Smiths Smiths Falls- 2 bedroom Falls. Call for appointment semi-detached with garage. Fridge, stove, laundry at 613-283-9799. hookup, water included. Room- Located in the Adult couple preferred. immediately. heart of Perth near the Available Perth Pool. Walking dis- 613-284-5965. tance to Algonquin College and all essential services. Smiths Falls 4 bedroom Room and house privileg- house. 66 Winnifred St. es available in a 4 bed- $1,100/month plus heat room house shared with and hydro. Non-smoking. other tenants. House has 613-283-6802. full basement with newly renovated bathroom. Smiths Falls. Bachelor Washer and dryer available apartment, available May in basement. House is 1, no pets, no smoking, completed with yard, deck, single female preferred. and shed. Available Janu- Call Graham ary 1st, 2014. $550/month 613-283-0865. Utilities Included (Water, Heat, Air Conditioner, Hydro). No Pets. No smok- Smiths Falls- Carssing in house. Contact: ridge Apartments, 2 613-264-8565 After 7 p.m. b e d r o o m , $1055/month. Available Room- Located in the immediately; also 1 heart of Perth near the bedroom, $920/month, Perth Pool. Walking dis- available immediately. tance to Algonquin College Heat, hydro, cable inand all essential services. cluded. Please call Room and house privileg- 613-283-9650. es available in a 4 bedroom house shared with Smiths Falls. Large 1-2 other tenants. House has bedroom upper duplex, full basement with newly $625/month plus utilities. renovated bathroom. Backyard, parking, fridge, Washer and dryer available stove. Available immediin basement. House is ately. 613-283-8847. completed with yard, deck, and shed. Available No- Smiths Falls- quiet locavember 1st, 2013. tion. Bachelor unit. $550/month. Utilities In- Available immediately. cluded (Water, Heat, Air Newly renovated. Conditioner, Hydro). No $600/mth. Utilities includPets. No smoking in ed. 613-285-7363 evenhouse. Contact: ings. 613-264-8565 After 7 p.m. Room- Waterfront property, located on Otty Lake North Shore- 10 minutes from Perth. Bedroom available with full house privileges, 2 bathrooms, living room, dining room, laundry facilities complete with outdoor bistro area with propane BBQ and hot tub. Parking space available. Availability: Immediately. 550/month utilities included (Water, Heat, Hydro, Wi-Fi). No Pets. No smoking in house. Contact: 613-264-8565 After 7 p.m.

Perth: 3 Bedroom rowhouse, new 2-storey building, 2 large balconies, 2 large decks, open concept in tiled kitchen/dining/living area, electric radiant infloor heating (new energy efficient system) 1-1/2 bath, jet tub, coin laundry facility, free parking. Every room TV, internet and phone jacks. $1,200/month, plus hydro, no extra water/sewage costs. 613-479-2164.

Russell St. Smiths Falls. Large 1 bedroom, 2nd floor apt. Clean, fresh and well maintained. Heat included. Hydro extra. Available immediately. $650/mth. 613-283-1697.

Perth, 33 Foster St., 1 bedroom apartment, 2nd floor in quiet building. Private balcony and entrance. New appliances. Parking and heat included. No smoking. No pets. $715. Nigel 613-831-2390.

Smiths Falls, 1 bedroom apartment, available January 1. Fridge, stove, washer, dryer, heat and parking included. $700 + hydro. 613-283-7157.

Small, winterized, 3 bedroom cottage, on large waterfront lot. Propane heated. Between Burritts Rapids and Merrickville, 15 mins. to Kemptville. $975/month plus utilities. Call 613-826-3142.

Perth. Available immediately. 2 bedroom apartment in security building. $650/month plus utilities. 613-283-7000.

Smiths Falls, 1 bedroom apt., second floor, $725/month including heat and hydro. Available immediately. First and last reqâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d. 613-222-0816.

Perth- Bachelor and 2 bedroom, fridge, stove, parking included. Laundry facilities available. Available now and December 1 respectively. Call after 6 p.m. 613-267-5651.

Smiths Falls 1 bedroom upper floor of house. Shared kitchen, laundry and wifi onsite. $600 inclusive. No pets, no smoking, street parking. Dec 1st. (613)205-0919.

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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

Carleton JOIN OUR TEAM SERVICE ADVISOR needed for growing dealership. Carleton Ford is offering an excellent career opp for the right individual who makes customer satisfaction their top priority. Send resume to: Judy Pallister, Service Manager: P.O. BOX 428, Carleton Place K7C 3P5 Fax: 613-257-2848 or email: judy.pallister@ carletonford.com TAYSIDE COMMUNITY RESIDENTIAL & SUPPORT OPTIONS Supply staff are required for our child care centres in Perth. Our child care centres provide care for children from infancy to 12 years of age.

Air Brake Z Endorsement (2 day course) November 9-10 â&#x20AC;˘ December 7-8 â&#x20AC;˘ January 11-12

Angela Rodger Casey 613 258-8336 ext.61377 or 1 800 585-1784 Email: arodgerc@uoguelph.ca or Fax: 613 258-8478

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CASUAL CHILD CARE TEACHING SUPPLY STAFF

Kemptville Campus

Ozone Depletion Prevention Course (2 consecutive evenings) November 18-19 6pm -10pm

LOST & FOUND Item found on Tennyson Rd., Sat. Oct. 26. Blew out of trailer carrying an ATV. 613-267-7436, leave message.

$60,000 - $175,000 Salary Expectations

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THE EMC - 45 - Thursday, November 7, 2013

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

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LEGAL

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HOME IMPROVEMENTS No job too small! Free estimates â&#x20AC;˘ Home Renovations â&#x20AC;˘ Plumbing Repairs â&#x20AC;˘ Painting/cleanup â&#x20AC;˘ Concrete work Doug Morley 257-7177

First Choice Haircutters requires full time/part time stylists in Carleton Place and Smiths Falls, guaranteed hourly wage, profit sharing, paid vacation, benefits. Please call Pam or Jenn in Carleton Place 613-253-8841 or Erin in Smiths Falls 613-283-9646.

HELP WANTED! Make $1000 a week working from home! Genuine Opportunity. No experience required. Start immediately! www.needmailers.com

GARAGE SALE/ FLEA MARKET

GARAGE SALE/ FLEA MARKET

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS All claims against the estate of Edward Roderick McNEILL, late of the Town of Kemptville in the County of Grenville, who died on or about the 17th day of May, 2013, must be filed with the undersigned Estate Trustee on or before the 14th day of November, 2013; thereafter the undersigned will distribute the assets of the said estate having regard only to the claims then filed. DATED at Kemptville this 15th day of October, 2013. Crombie ANDERSON, Estate Trustee, by his Solicitor, CONNIE L. LAMBLE of WARREN AND JANSEN, 215 Van Buren Street, P.0. Box 820, Kemptville, Ontario, K0G 1J0. (613)258-7462.

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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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DRS Technologies, A Finmeccanica Company, headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, U.S.A., is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, the Company develops, manufactures and supports a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Finmeccanica SpA, which employs approximately 70,000 people worldwide. We offer a competitive compensation package and a business culture which rewards performance. For additional information on DRS, please visit our website at www.drs.com Our Company has been recognized as one of the fastest growing defence technology companies in the world. We are committed to recruiting and retaining the best talent in the defense and aerospace industry. DRS Technologies Canada Ltd currently has openings at our Carleton Place Manufacturing Facility for experienced Assemblers. The work requires the employees to be ďŹ&#x201A;exible in their work schedule and available for overtime.

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Greyleith, part of the Cruickshank Group of companies has openings for the following positions:

Heavy Structural, Skilled Workers We are currently looking for individuals skilled in structural concrete formwork and experienced labourers for projects in the Eastern Ontario and Ottawa Valley area. We are looking for hard working individuals who always keep safety in mind. To apply, please send resume and cover letter in conďŹ dence to: pwilliams@greyleith. com or Fax # 613-253-4658 as soon as possible. www.greyleith.com

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NEXT CLASS STARTS ON NOVEMBER 18, 2013 AIR BRAKE CERTIFICATION COURSE NOVEMBER 21-22, 2013

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Job Posting Job Title: Department: Division:

Inspiring Possibilities Developmental Service Worker (Facilitator 1)

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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

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Help Wanted! Make $1000 weekly mailing brochures from HOME! NO experience required. Start immediately! www.TheMailingHub.com

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

EMC Classifieds Get Results!

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

AUCTIONS

at 613-283-5555.

Laurier Optical Kemptville NOW HIRING

PROFESSIONAL SALES PERSON.

HELP WANTED

(experience in the optical industry preferred)

Work includes evenings and Saturdays. Full Time and/or Part Time available.

Job PosĆ&#x;ng

JOB SUMMARY: Metroland East is seeking a full-time reporter (one-year term) for the Kemptville Advance EMC, eďŹ&#x20AC;ective December 2, 2013. This position requires strong writing and an ability to come up with fresh story ideas. The candidate will be expected to produce cleanly written, interesting stories on a variety of topics â&#x20AC;&#x201C; whether news, sports or features â&#x20AC;&#x201C; focused on the Municipality of North Grenville, Merrickville-Wolford and surrounding communities â&#x20AC;&#x201C; while capturing compelling images. As well as reporting for our newspaper, applicants should have multimedia skills, as they will also be required to provide online content. The successful candidate must be able to work well with others, be organized, multi-task under tight deadlines, and have solid news judgment.

Job Title: Department: Region:

Apply in person to the store or at kemptville@laurier-optical.com

Press Person Press â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Smiths Falls Eastern Ontario

JOB SUMMARY: Metroland Media (formerly Performance Prin ng) located in Smiths Falls is accep ng resumes for the posi ons of 1st and 2nd Press Person on the newspaper press.

HELP WANTED

The individual must be commi ed to quality, possess good colour comprehension, be self-mo vated and be eďŹ&#x20AC;ec ve in communica on within the team environment. Have strong Health and Safety skills. COMPETENCIES: Ac on Oriented â&#x20AC;˘ Drive for Results â&#x20AC;˘ Learning on the Fly â&#x20AC;˘ Problem Solving â&#x20AC;˘ Time Management â&#x20AC;˘ Computer literacy â&#x20AC;˘ Excellent communica on and interpersonal skills â&#x20AC;˘ Strong organiza on skills â&#x20AC;˘ Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to meet deadlines â&#x20AC;˘ Ability to work as a team leader

Applicants must possess: â&#x20AC;˘ a journalism degree or diploma; â&#x20AC;˘ experience in photography; â&#x20AC;˘ experience in online journalism; â&#x20AC;˘ experience with page layout using InDesign; â&#x20AC;˘ strong knowledge of social media; â&#x20AC;˘ valid driverâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s licence and access to a vehicle.

Only those with â&#x20AC;&#x153;Goss/Related Equipmentâ&#x20AC;? experience will be considered. Interested candidates please respond to:

Interested applicants should send their resume via email to:

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AĆŠn: Walter Dubas Fax (613) 283-7480 E-mail wdubas@perfprint.ca

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This job closes November 10, 2013 We thank all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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THE EMC - 46 - Thursday, November 7, 2013

             

Previous experience Snow Plowing Highways is required. To apply please send your resume to chr11@cruickshankgroup.com no later than November 15, 2013. Cruickshank thanks all applicants.

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Ottawa Ont. Min requirements: At Least 1 year of Previous experience And a 310T Truck & Coach Mechanic License or Red Seal CertiďŹ cation 18+ years of age

1-877-220-5627

www.wmcareers.com CLR480805

Media Code: EM3 EOE M/F/D/V

FAX YOUR AD 283-5909 AUCTIONS

Auctioneers: Frank Burns 613-267-4129 Jim Beere 613-326-1722

Candidates must live within 30 minutes of one of the cities listed above.

www.cruickshankgroup.com

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Cruickshank is looking for ON-CALL combination snow plow/salter drivers with an AZ/DZ license for the following cities:

   

NOW HIRING

Wednesday, November 13, 5:00 p.m. Elgin Lions Hall John Deere lawn tractor (ex).; ant. oak table, 6 chairs; maple corner cabinet; daybed; oak bed; hide-a-bed; chesterfield and chair; leather chair and stool; sm. flat screen T.V.; cedar lined chest, trunk; sm. tables; Kenmore washer and dryer; side-by-side fridge; elec. stove; freezer; desk; oak chair; qty. good glass; china; kitchenware; bedding; qty. crafts; office supplies; wicker set; rocker; easel; 7 pc. patio set; metal table and chairs; park benches; qty. hand/power/garden tools; aluminum ladders; pressure washer; lg. qty. box lots, etc., etc. Note: Complete Estate Sale

EXPERIENCED AZ/DZ DRIVERS WINTER OPERATIONS

             

HELP WANTED-LOCAL PEOPLE NEEDED!!! Simple & Flexible Online Work. 100% Genuine Opportunity. F/T & P/T. Internet Needed. Very Easy...No Experience Required. Income is Guaranteed! www.ezComputerWork.com

ESTATE AUCTION

Cruickshank Construction, a leading road builder and aggregate supplier located in Ontario and Alberta has immediate openings for:

Competencies, Skills and Experience

Evening and weekend work will be required.

Deadline for applications is Nov. 15, 2013. Job Category: Media

required

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3 Month Contract â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Community Support Services Carleton Place (Maximum 30 hours/week plus ability to acquire on call shifts) Community Living Association Lanark County is seeking a Developmental Service Worker to support individuals with intellectual disabilities. The Facilitator 1 utilizes a personcentred approach to provide leadership, planning, and partnering in assisting individuals with intellectual disabilities live a quality life in a state of dignity. Staff facilitates opportunities for individuals to participate fully in their community and to contribute and beneďŹ t from societal engagement. QualiďŹ cations UĂ&#x160; iĂ&#x203A;iÂ?Â&#x153;ÂŤÂ&#x201C;iÂ&#x2DC;Ă&#x152;>Â?Ă&#x160;-iĂ&#x20AC;Ă&#x203A;Â&#x2C6;ViĂ&#x160;7Â&#x153;Ă&#x20AC;Â&#x17D;iĂ&#x20AC;Ă&#x160; Â&#x2C6;ÂŤÂ?Â&#x153;Â&#x201C;>Ă&#x160;Â&#x153;Ă&#x20AC;Ă&#x160;iÂľĂ&#x2022;Â&#x2C6;Ă&#x203A;>Â?iÂ&#x2DC;Ă&#x152; UĂ&#x160; Ă&#x20AC;Â&#x2C6;Ă&#x192;Â&#x2C6;Ă&#x192;Ă&#x160;*Ă&#x20AC;iĂ&#x203A;iÂ&#x2DC;Ă&#x152;Â&#x2C6;Â&#x153;Â&#x2DC;Ă&#x160; iĂ&#x20AC;Ă&#x152;Â&#x2C6;wV>Ă&#x152;i UĂ&#x160; -Ă&#x152;>Â&#x2DC;`>Ă&#x20AC;`Ă&#x160;Â&#x2C6;Ă&#x20AC;Ă&#x192;Ă&#x152;Ă&#x160;Â&#x2C6;`Ă&#x160;>Â&#x2DC;`Ă&#x160; *,Ă&#x2030; Ă&#x160; iĂ&#x20AC;Ă&#x152;Â&#x2C6;wV>Ă&#x152;iĂ&#x160;­iĂ&#x203A;iÂ?Ă&#x160; ÂŽ UĂ&#x160; 6>Â?Â&#x2C6;`Ă&#x160;Ă&#x160; Ă&#x20AC;Â&#x2C6;Ă&#x203A;iĂ&#x20AC;½Ă&#x192;Ă&#x160;Â&#x2C6;ViÂ&#x2DC;ViĂ&#x160;­Ă&#x152;Â&#x153;Ă&#x160;`Ă&#x20AC;Â&#x2C6;Ă&#x203A;iĂ&#x160;>Ă&#x192;Ă&#x192;Â&#x153;VÂ&#x2C6;>Ă&#x152;Â&#x2C6;Â&#x153;Â&#x2DC;Ă&#x160;Ă&#x203A;>Â&#x2DC;ÂŽĂ&#x160;Ă&#x153;Â&#x2C6;Ă&#x152;Â&#x2026;Ă&#x160;}Â&#x153;Â&#x153;`Ă&#x160;`Ă&#x20AC;Â&#x2C6;Ă&#x203A;Â&#x2C6;Â&#x2DC;}Ă&#x160;Ă&#x20AC;iVÂ&#x153;Ă&#x20AC;`]Ă&#x160;Ă&#x153;Â&#x2C6;Ă&#x152;Â&#x2026;Ă&#x160; access to own vehicle UĂ&#x160; iÂ&#x201C;Â&#x153;Â&#x2DC;Ă&#x192;Ă&#x152;Ă&#x20AC;>Ă&#x152;i`Ă&#x160;Â&#x17D;Â&#x2DC;Â&#x153;Ă&#x153;Â?i`}iĂ&#x160;>Â&#x2DC;`Ă&#x160;Ă&#x152;Ă&#x20AC;>Â&#x2C6;Â&#x2DC;Â&#x2C6;Â&#x2DC;}Ă&#x160;Â&#x2C6;Â&#x2DC;Ă&#x160; iÂ&#x2026;>Ă&#x203A;Â&#x2C6;Â&#x153;Ă&#x2022;Ă&#x20AC;Ă&#x160;>Â&#x2DC;>}iÂ&#x201C;iÂ&#x2DC;Ă&#x152;Ă&#x160;Ă&#x152;Â&#x153;Ă&#x160;Â&#x2C6;Â&#x201C;ÂŤÂ?iÂ&#x201C;iÂ&#x2DC;Ă&#x152;Ă&#x160; iÂ&#x2026;>Ă&#x203A;Â&#x2C6;Â&#x153;Ă&#x2022;Ă&#x20AC;Ă&#x160;*Ă&#x20AC;Â&#x153;}Ă&#x20AC;>Â&#x201C;Ă&#x192;Ă&#x160;>Â&#x2DC;`Ă&#x160;Â?Â&#x2C6;>Â&#x2C6;Ă&#x192;iĂ&#x160;Ă&#x153;Â&#x2C6;Ă&#x152;Â&#x2026;Ă&#x160;LiÂ&#x2026;>Ă&#x203A;Â&#x2C6;Â&#x153;Ă&#x2022;Ă&#x20AC;Ă&#x160;VÂ&#x153;Â&#x2DC;Ă&#x192;Ă&#x2022;Â?Ă&#x152;>Â&#x2DC;Ă&#x152;Ă&#x192; ->Â?>Ă&#x20AC;Ă&#x17E;Ă&#x160;,>Â&#x2DC;}i\Ă&#x160;fĂ&#x201C;{°nnĂ&#x160;Ă&#x152;Â&#x153;Ă&#x160;fĂ&#x201C;Ă&#x2C6;°Ă&#x2C6;xĂ&#x2030;Â&#x2026;Â&#x153;Ă&#x2022;Ă&#x20AC;Ă&#x160;>Ă&#x192;Ă&#x160;ÂŤiĂ&#x20AC;Ă&#x160;VÂ&#x153;Â?Â?iVĂ&#x152;Â&#x2C6;Ă&#x203A;iĂ&#x160;>}Ă&#x20AC;iiÂ&#x201C;iÂ&#x2DC;Ă&#x152; *Â?i>Ă&#x192;iĂ&#x160;Ă&#x192;Ă&#x2022;LÂ&#x201C;Â&#x2C6;Ă&#x152;Ă&#x160;Ă&#x20AC;iĂ&#x192;Ă&#x2022;Â&#x201C;iĂ&#x160;>Â&#x2DC;`Ă&#x160;VÂ&#x153;Ă&#x203A;iĂ&#x20AC;Ă&#x160;Â?iĂ&#x152;Ă&#x152;iĂ&#x20AC;Ă&#x160;­¾Ă&#x2022;Â&#x153;Ă&#x152;Â&#x2C6;Â&#x2DC;}Ă&#x160;VÂ&#x153;Â&#x201C;ÂŤiĂ&#x152;Â&#x2C6;Ă&#x152;Â&#x2C6;Â&#x153;Â&#x2DC;Ă&#x160;ÂŁÂ&#x2021;£äĂ&#x201C;Â&#x2122;Ă&#x201C;ä£Ă&#x17D;ÂŽĂ&#x160;Ă&#x203A;Â&#x2C6;>\ Â&#x201C;>Â&#x2C6;Â?\Ă&#x160;Ida@clalanark.ca >Ă?\Ă&#x160;Ă&#x2C6;ÂŁĂ&#x17D;°Ă&#x201C;xĂ&#x2021;°xĂ&#x2C6;Ă&#x2021;Â&#x2122; iĂ&#x152;Ă&#x152;iĂ&#x20AC;\Ă&#x160;Ă&#x160; Ă&#x2022;Â&#x201C;>Â&#x2DC;Ă&#x160;,iĂ&#x192;Â&#x153;Ă&#x2022;Ă&#x20AC;ViĂ&#x192; Community Living Association (Lanark County) Ă&#x160; ÂŁĂ&#x2021;nĂ&#x160;/Â&#x153;Ă&#x153;Â&#x2DC;Â?Â&#x2C6;Â&#x2DC;iĂ&#x160;,`Ă&#x160; Ă&#x160; Ă&#x160;

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Reporter (one-year term, start date December 2, 2013) Editorial Metroland East

Ryland Coyne Regional Managing Editor rcoyne@perfprint.ca

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Joe 613-822-4749

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671 River Rd., Ottawa

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Office Administrator Permeant part-time: 15 hours/wk., with some required overtime: $15/hr: good knowledge of secretarial duties and responsibilities, skill in use of accounting software, knowledge of bookkeeping fundamentals and capable of working independently yet getting along well with different types of people. Apply with resume by November 18 to: Bill Johnston, Ministry and Personal Committee, Zion Memorial United Church, 37 Franklin St., Carleton Place, ON, K7C-1R6. For job description: www.zion-memorial.ca

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SUPERVISOR PROPERTY MAINTENANCE DIVISION 20 + year established company has immediate opening for a supervisor for our property maintenance division - including summer grass and winter snow removal operations. The ideal candidate will be responsible for following up on and completing sales to property maintenance customers, co-ordinate and maintain schedule for Property Maintenance division, supervise and schedule staff. Permanent full time position. Salary $45,000 + dependent on experience. Company benefits and bonus structure. Company vehicle. If you have the experience and are looking for a change with great opportunity for personal growth and success in a team environment - please contact us today. Email resume to jobs@thunderbolt.ca or fax to 613-831-9320.

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Waitress, Cook, Delivery Driver needed. Drop off resume to 169 Chambers St,, Smiths Falls. Or call 613-205-0591.

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GARAGE SALE/ FLEA MARKET 2063 10th Line East Beckwith, Fri 01, Sun 03, Sat 09, Sun 10 Nov. Lots of new items, quality Christmas decorations, collectables, china, display cabinet with fireplace, 70â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s yellow fiberglass barstool, tea trolley, various glass tables, 613-257-7978, rain or shine.

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OUTSTANDING ANTIQUE & COLLECTIBLE ESTATE AUCTION SALE Sat., November 16, 9:30 a.m. To be held at our facility 15093 Cty Rd 18, Osnabruck Centre From Highway 401 take Ingleside exit #770 travel north on Dickinson Dr. Approx 1.5 km to Osnabruck Centre turn east on Cty Rd 18 travel 1/2 km Watch for signs. Owner & Auctioneer Not Responsible For Loss Or Accident Terms: Cash or good cheque with proper I.D. No Buyers Premium!!! Auction Conducted By:

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AUCTION SALE SAT, NOV 9, 2013 @ 10:00 AM PREVIEW @ 9:00 AM TO SETTLE THE ESTATE OF MR. LARRY DIMARIA, PRESCOTT TO BE HELD @ MARSHALLâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S AUCTION HOUSE SPENCERVILLE, ON Mr. Dimaria was in the trucking business for many years, this sale features a 48â&#x20AC;&#x2122; trailer with aluminum decking, good roof, great for storage, dual wheel steel bottom trailer, excellent cond. Jacobsen (Kubota) reel mower 16.5 HP Model D600-B, Noma 8 HP25â&#x20AC;? wide snow blower, as new pallet truck, dump wagon (garden), mower, variety of tools, new truck parts, collectibles, new in box items, as new farm style table w/ 6 chairs, cedar trunks, furniture etcâ&#x20AC;Ś Auctioneerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Note: This sale has a wide variety of items, something for everyone! 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. 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: CL440132_1031

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Community – Robert Wein defines his life in befores and afters. Before, he worked his dream job with the government. Before, he loved to be active, completing triathlons and running distance for fun. Before, Wein was like everyone else. But then all of that was taken from him when he and a group of his friends who were cycling in Kanata were hit by a minivan. Now, after the accident, Wein lives a very different life. He now has what is called an acquired brain injury – a condition that left him unable to stand, walk or talk like he used to. Now, he lives his life in afters. After, he learned to stand and talk again. After, he refused to give up. After, he became an ambassador for safe driving and for people everywhere with disabilities. The students at Almonte District High School (ADHS) got a chance to hear Wein’s message at an assembly on Wednesday, Oct. 23, as part of their Celebrate My Drive campaign to raise awareness for safe driving during Mississippi Mills Drive Safe Week. “As long as you live, you will have challenges,” Wein told the students. “It’s not a question of whether they will come, but about how you will face them when they do.” Each of the school’s students, from Grade 7 to 12, sat quietly, attentively, as Wein told his story. He told the school of his life, before, and how he

had been living his dream – and then he told them, very matter-of-factly, how he came to be who he is today. “I don’t remember the day, or the month even, very well,” he said. “My memory has been seriously affected.” He was able to tell the school the facts he did remember, though: on June 19, 2009, Wein and four of his friends were cycling through Kanata, one of their favourite pastimes. Then, seemingly out of nowhere, the group was struck by a minivan, smashing the windshield and leaving all five people injured. Wein was the fourth member in the group to be hit, he said, and he sustained the worst injury. Two others were left with brain injuries slightly less severe than Wein’s, and the remaining two suffered physical injuries. The driver fled the scene, although he was later tried and found guilty during a six-day trial and was sentenced to two years less a day in prison. Wein spoke of his recovery afterwards, where he spent years attending physical therapy twice a week to learn how to stand and speak again, and although he still has some difficulty with each task, he is grateful to even have recovered at all. “Some people don’t even have a chance to recover,” Wein said. “I’m Photo by KELLY KENT lucky to still be here, to Robert Wein, a cyclist who in 2009 was permanently injured when he and a group of fellow cy- talk to you.” Even though Wein had clists were hit my a minivan in Kanata, gives a presentation about safe driving to the students at to “medically retire” from Almonte District High School on Wednesday, Oct. 23.

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his job, he has still found a way to do what he loves. He has a modified bicycle now that he says goes just as fast as the regular one he used to ride. Also, he has found a new passion: spreading awareness of safe driving and brain injuries. “It would have been easy to just give up, to not do anything,” he said, “but that’s not right.” Wein travels from place to place, giving presentations at hospitals and conventions and talking to students at schools. He says he has given about 20 or 30 talks so far. In addition, Wein has started a campaign called Conquer Acquired Brain Injury, a walk/run that in 2009 raised just $936. It now raises over $10,000 each year. At ADHS, Wein spoke about the importance of wearing a helmet when cycling, about being a safe pedestrian and about being aware of what is around you when you are behind the wheel. He also invited all of the students to join him at the next Conquer Acquired Brain Injury event in June of 2014 at Andrew Hayden Park in Ottawa. Overall, he urged the students to be aware of what is around them, and it was clear from the cheers and applause that shook the gymnasium as Wein concluded his presentation that they understood. “I hope to keep talking to schools like yours,” he said, “so maybe we can prevent injuries like mine.”

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Keeping local children warm and fed this winter By TARA GESNER tgesner@perfprint.ca

Community – To help keep kids warm this winter, Murphy Chiropractic Health Centre in Carleton Place kicked off its annual Hats, Mitts and Scarves Drive last Wednesday, Oct. 30, the day of the area’s first snowfall. “It’s all about the children,” said Dr. Sean Murphy. Drive partners Wayne Drummond and Ray MacLaren echoed the sentiment. “Making sure the kids are warm and fed,” said Drummond. Sean and his staff will collect hundreds of hats, mitts and scarves for the youngest members of the community during the month of November. The seasonal wear is circulated through the Carleton Place Christmas Basket/Angel Tree Program, and anything leftover is taken to the Lanark County Food Bank (LCFB) for distribution. “This is the tenth year of our drive,” said Christine Murphy, the health centre’s business manager, “and we love doing it.” Sean and Christine and their two children (Rachel and Callum) call Carleton Place home. “It is important for us to give back,” explained Sean. Murphy Chiropractic Health Centre regularly contributes to the LCFB, and each Thanksgiving holds its Give Thanks Bread Drive, delivering complimentary loaves of fresh, homemade bread to local residents. Approximately 125 loaves

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Kicking off the 2013 Hats, Mitts and Scarves Drive are (back, from left) Dr. Sean Murphy; Wayne Drummond, organizer of the Carleton Place Christmas Basket/Angel Tree Program; Ray MacLaren, owner of the local Giant Tiger; (front, from left) chiropractic assistants Deanna Mains and Mackenzie Thurston; and Christine Murphy, business manager. were handed out last month. Along with his wife, Drummond has organized the Carleton Place Christmas Basket/Angel Tree Program for several years. Our goal is to make the holiday season a little better for people (couples, families and individuals) in need, he said. The Angel Tree Program provides gifts for residents up to 16 years of age.

MacLaren is the owner of the local Giant Tiger store. Just last month he accepted the Carleton Place and District Chamber of Commerce’s 2013 Community Involvement Award. Handmade or new store-bought hats, mitts and scarves can be dropped off at Murphy Chiropractic Health Centre, located at 3 Costello Dr., until Nov. 30. Business hours are as follows: Monday and Thursday, 7 to 9 a.m. and 3 to 6 p.m.; Tuesday, 3 to 8 p.m.; and Wednesday, 7 to 9 a.m. It’s not just the centre’s clients and members of the community lending support. Residents at Waterside Retirement Community contribute, including its popular Knits Wits group. “Some people prefer to donate money, which we collect in an envelope and present to Wayne,” said Sean. Drummond said the Carleton Place Christmas Basket/Angel Tree Program request line went live on Nov. 2 and remains open until Dec. 7. People can call 613-257-4277 between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. He added that all requests are kept strictly confidential.

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News – Carleton Place Municipal Academy (CPMA) certificates were handed out during the council meeting on Oct. 22. Mayor Wendy LeBlanc did the honours, congratulating this year’s 14 graduates: Kari Clarke, Michael Coffin, Jim Collins, Janet Ferguson, Lise Heroux, Maciej Kuzma, Chun Ling (Alice E.) Li, Claude Meunier, Helene Millard, Lorey Miller, Sylvia Pryde, David Robertson, Danielle Robinson and Marvin Whalen. Clerk Duncan Rogers noted 2013 saw the largest number of participants in the program’s history. The CPMA was held over two nights at the town hall, Oct. 16 and Oct. 21. It is free. Rogers and intern Catalina Blumenburg presented the curriculum.

“The program covers items such as the types of government, council procedures, committees of council and the municipal election and budget processes,” said Rogers. Participants come with a willingness to listen and share with fellow citizens as well as a desire to make a difference in the advancement of the town. The recent CPMA was the municipality’s third. “We originally got it (program) from the City of Franklin in Tennessee,” said Rogers. “Our sister city.” Carleton Place and Franklin were twinned in January 2005. The municipality is also linked with Comrie in Scotland, and the official ceremony took place August 1992. Last week, speaking about the civic course, LeBlanc said, “I think it was very successful.” While passing out certificates, she joked

with student Marvin Whalen. “Marv, after you took the course, did you change your mind about why you were here?” asked LeBlanc. “I’m still thinking about it,” he replied. “Marv announced that he was vying for my job in the next election,” noted LeBlanc. “Along with some others, I think.” The mayor thanked Catalina and Rogers for their hosting duties, and asked participants for some feedback. “I think it was very well presented for us newbies,” said Whalen. “It was very well organized, very well presented,” said Chun Ling (Alice E.) Li. “I learned a lot about the community. Carleton Place is such a beautiful place and the people are very nice.” “I understand a number of you are very much interested in the history of Carleton Place,” said LeBlanc. “You caught the bug.

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Local Carleton Place business owner says he’s fed up with illegal dumping By TARA GESNER tgesner@perfprint.ca

News – Placing one’s unwanted furniture, appliances, mattresses, garbage and other debris on someone else’s curb is illegal dumping. Carleton Place resident and developer Volunder ‘Wally’ Thorbjornsson had piles of trash discarded in front of his properties in Industrial Park North (IPN) on Thanksgiving Monday. He said it wasn’t the first time. Frustrated by the situation, Thorbjornsson sent an email with pictures to local councillors on Oct. 14, copying the Canadian Gazette. “I have brought this up with (town) staff numerous times but have not seen any action or plans regarding this ongoing problem,” he said. Thorbjornsson also raised the issue with the municipality’s industrial initiatives committee, suggesting the installation of security cameras. Committee members suggested property owners install their own security cameras, he said,

and a recommendation by town staff was to keep “status quo.” Although dumped in front of Thorbjornsson IPN properties, items are resting on town land. He has even erected “No Dumping” signs, to no avail. “If the town is not prepared to come up with a solution and work with property owners in the industrial park, why should I come up with a solution for the town’s land and the removal of garbage on public property?” asked Thorbjornsson. Furthermore, he said that due to the Privacy Act, he couldn’t install security cameras to monitor town land. “… I hope to have my outstanding issues dealt with in the very near future,” said Thorbjornsson. He arrived in Canada from Iceland about 12 years ago, spending the first couple of years in Ottawa, before moving with his wife and four children up to Mississippi Lake in Carleton Place. Thorbjornsson purchased the land at 130 Industrial Ave. (now Scandia Business Park) in 2004. “I have invested nine years and millions of dollars in a decaying

industrial park, trying to beautify and redevelop it… ,” he said. “This is one of many (issues) that I have been trying to work with the town to resolve,” continued Thorbjornsson. During the Carleton Place planning and protection committee meeting last Tuesday, Oct. 15, council heard from the developer. “When this happens, it needs to be dealt with,” he said. “If the same garbage was dumped on the steps of town hall, I am pretty sure it would be dealt with a little bit quicker.” Thorbjornsson wondered why IPN is secondary to other parks in town, asking “when I point this (dumping) out, why isn’t it being dealt with?”

“I want to take measures to prevent this from happening again,” he said. “I’ve talked to other property owners in the park, I’ve talked to the OPP (Ontario Provincial Police). Again, he suggested a surveillance system in the park. Mayor Wendy LeBlanc understood Thorbjornsson’s problem; however, she said it was an issue that needed to be dealt with at another meeting. Although Thorbjornsson was permitted to speak, council was discussing another issue – a recommendation from the good neighbours/great neighbourhoods committee regarding the pickup and disposal of large, bulky or unusual waste on a periodic basis.

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REMEMBRANCE DAY CEREMONIES Residents are invited to participate in Remembrance Day ceremonies in honour of those that have served our country with courage. Pakenham at 10:45 a.m. Clayton at 11:00 a.m. Almonte at 2:00 p.m.

OFFICE CLOSED The Town of Mississippi Mills Administration Building on Old Perth Road will be closed on November 11, 2013 for Remembrance Day. The Office will re-open on November 12, 2012 at 8:30 am. In case of a municipal emergency, please call the Public Works Emergency pager (613)256-3167. Lest We Forget

answered Thorbjornsson. Going forward, “to makes things easier,” the developer suggested the town provide him with a number of garbage stickers that can be affixed to discarded items. Thorbjornsson told the Canadian Gazette that the items in front of 130 Industrial Ave. were picked up on Friday, Oct. 18. “No garbage stickers have been offered to me,” he added.

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Illegal dumping in Carleton Place, in front of Scandia Business Park (130 Industrial Avenue) continues to be a problem. Left, on Thanksgiving Monday, Oct. 14, property owner Volunder (Wally) Thorbjornsson discovered a number of discarded items. Below, a stove and garage door were recently dumped in Carleton Place, in front of developer Volunder (Wally) Thorbjornsson’s Lanark Street property.

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“We need to get a staff recommendation on that and look at the implications to the town,” said LeBlanc. “This is a different issue.” “In the meantime, what happens to the bulk items in front of my property?” asked Thorbjornsson. “Are they still there?” questioned LeBlanc. “You haven’t picked them up,”

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YOUTH NIGHTS The Town of Mississippi Mills Youth Night program has started up once again. Please find the list of activities over the next few weeks. For more information on the program please feel free to contact Calvin Murphy Recreation Coordinator at 613-256-1077 Ext: 24. Friday October 18th WELCOME BACK!! – Sports and games night at the Almonte High School from 7:30 p.m –

November 7, 2013 9:00 p.m Friday October 25th – Halloween Dance at the Almonte Community Centre- beginning at 9:00 p.m Friday November 1st – Sports and games night at the Almonte High School from 7:30 p.m-9:00 p.m Friday November 8th – Trip to the Mill of Kintail- Join us for trail hikes, bonfire, ghost stories and much more!!!! Please call 613-256-1077 Ext: 24 for more details or if interested. Limited space available.

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NOTICE OF A PUBLIC MEETING - FEES AND CHARGES BY-LAW TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Town of Mississippi Mills intends to pass a by-law to revise the fees and charges for services and activities provided by the Town of Mississippi Mills. A copy of the draft by-law is available for review in the Clerk’s Office and online at www. mississippimills.ca.

Approximately 1,200 square feet of space in the Almonte Old Town Hall is available for lease effective immediately with spaces ranging from 180 square feet to 476 square feet in size. Prospective tenants including community based arts & culture (art, dance, drama, music, etc.), tourism, commercial and special interest groups are invited to apply. MUNICIPAL GRANT Anyone interested in further details APPLICATIONS concerning this opportunity are asked The Town is accepting applications to contact: from organizations seeking financial Diane Smithson, assistance in 2014. Chief Administrative Officer Application forms are available for Tel: 613 256-2064 x 225 pickup at the Municipal Office or on Email: dsmithson@mississippimills.ca

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Local soldier contributing in Kabul support to the national security forces of Afghanistan. â&#x20AC;&#x153;For me, one of the most rewarding aspects of my job is the opportunity it provides me with to meet and interact with coalition forces of all trades as well as Afghan nationals and military members throughout Kabul,â&#x20AC;? he said. This is the second deploy-

ment oversees for the 30th Field Regiment Royal Canadian Horse Artillery member. WO Compton is an avid runner and former member of the Canadian Forces soccer team who also volunteers his time with coaching youth soccer. For more information, please visit us at: www.facebook.com/ OpAttention.

Upcoming forum to focus on community-based health solutions Community â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Health care planners and providers are invited to participate in a day-long rural forum in Mississippi Mills on Nov. 14 to explore integrated, community-based solutions to rural healthcare challenges. Participants will hear new ideas, share their knowledge and discuss priorities. The forum is presented by the Rural Ontario Institute (ROI) and Community Health Ontario (CHO). Participants will enjoy expert presentations highlighting current challenges and emerging initiatives in the area of coordinated community health services, and will then share perspectives in facilitated, small groups to discuss â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;what it takesâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; to support healthy rural communities. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The physical and mental health of Canadians declines from the most urban regions to the most rural and remote regions. At the same time, services are more

time-consuming and expensive to deliver in rural areas,â&#x20AC;? said David Kelly, chief executive officer, Ontario Federation of Community Mental Health and Addictions Programs. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Funding frameworks often fail to take these differences into account, so we need to discuss innovative roles that local organizations can play to support healthy rural communities.â&#x20AC;&#x153; The information gathered from this forum, and another two other forums organized by ROI in other locations around the province, will be compiled into a report to be shared with municipal, provincial and federal policy makers and all forum participants. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Ontarioâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s rural population is already older than the provincial average and the number of rural seniors continues to rise at a faster pace than in urban areas,â&#x20AC;? said Norm Ragetlie, ROI Director of Policy and Stakeholder Engagement. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The purpose of these fo-

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Community â&#x20AC;&#x201C; After Carleton Place man Paul Guy and his two children suffered a terrible tragedy recently â&#x20AC;&#x201C; the loss of wife and mother Shannon Guy â&#x20AC;&#x201C; communities all over Lanark County have been hosting fundraisers and rallying together to help lessen the financial blow. Now, one local Beckwith woman has set up a different type of fundraiser: a bank account to help the young family with their everyday needs.

Michelle Vinnins, a longtime friend of the Guy family, said she was heartbroken when she heard the news that Shannon had passed away, and wanted to do something, anything, to help. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I felt helpless, like I couldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t do anything,â&#x20AC;? she said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I can just remember what I was like when I was 25 with two kids and I just wanted to help Paul and his girls through this.â&#x20AC;? Vinnins has set up a bank account with the CIBC in Carleton Place, where people can place donations. The account is

now in Paulâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s name and he will have access to the funds whenever he needs them. Paul and Shannon Guy had been married only a few short months when an accident in Mexico left their two girls, aged four and one, without a mother. Paul is now left the sole supporter for the family, and Vinnins said she understands how much pressure that can put on a person. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The fundraisers raising money for the girlsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; education are great, donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t get me wrong,â&#x20AC;? Vinnins said, â&#x20AC;&#x153;but people can

forget about the immediate financial implications of losing a partner.â&#x20AC;? Vinnins said she wants to stress that the account is not about savings for the girlsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; educations or for trust funds; instead, it is an account to help Paul raise his young family during this difficult time. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This is money to keep him going until he gets back on his feet,â&#x20AC;? Vinnins said. Aside from everyday purchases like groceries and school supplies for the girls, Paul will also need to help pay for his

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LOCAL NEWS

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Do you need student volunteers? Attend Fall Volunteer Fair Nov. 13 Community – Notre Dame Catholic High School in Carleton Place is opening its doors once again to local groups and organizations to attend the Fall Volunteer Fair (FVF) on Wednesday, Nov. 13, from 9 to 11 a.m. The FVF provides groups of

students the chance to find out more about the importance of community volunteerism and meet various local volunteer organizations that could assist them with achieving their 40 hours of community volunteer time. Once again, the Volunteer

Centre of St. Lawrence-Rideau will be providing inspirational stories and discussion on why students should volunteer in their community and how it affects future employment opportunities. This is a great event for local

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groups that face the challenge of finding volunteers. Last spring the fair had over 150 students signed up for a variety of volunteer opportunities. Admission to the FVF is free, and table and chairs will be provided.

To find out how your organization can be part of the upcoming FVF, contact Jessica Smith at 613-257-1704 or jsmith@ cpcarleton.ca, or Amber Hall at 613-257-1976 or amber@cpchamber.com. The FVF was coordinated as

part of a Community Engagement Plan that is being undertaken by the Carleton Place & District Chamber of Commerce, the Carleton Place Farmers’ Market and the Town of Carleton Place with funding from the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

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The Township of Lanark Highlands is identifying opportunities to maximize its waste management programs & increase diversion of materials from the landfill.

Are you interested in waste management & blue box recycling? Do you have opinions you’d like to share? The Township will hold a FOCUS GROUP to receive public input on the draft Integrated Waste Management Plan / Waste Recycling Strategy. These documents set out goals to increase diversion of blue box materials over the next 15 years, and explore different options to help meet these goals. The FOCUS GROUP is meant to obtain diverse ideas in a setting that fosters the expression of different points of view with no pressure to reach consensus. A maximum of 12 participants should represent the following sectors in Lanark Highlands: UÊ >V…Ê“Õ˜ˆVˆ«>ÊÜ>À`Æ UÊ /…iÊLÕȘiÃÃÊVœ““Õ˜ˆÌÞÊ­ /®Æ UÊ Ì…iÊV œ˜>`½ÃÊ œÀ˜iÀÃÊ,i1ÃiÀÃÆ UÊ ՘ˆVˆ«>Ê œÕ˜Vˆ° Eligible participants must be residents or taxpayers in Lanark Highlands Township, able to attend the meeting for two hours on the designated day, willing to review the draft documents prior to the meeting and express opinions on the topic both verbally and in writing. To express interest in Focus Group participation, please email cgreen@lanarkhighlands.ca or call 613.259.2398 Ext. 249. The Focus Group will be held on Thursday NOV 21 from 6-8PM at 75 George Street, Lanark. The draft Integrated Waste Management Plan /Waste Recycling Strategy will be available at www.lanarkhighlands.ca. All community members are invited to review the documents and send feedback.

COUNCIL MEETING SCHEDULE 2014 Budget Monday, November 18th, 2013 at 1:30 pm Monday, November 25th, 2013 at 1:30 pm Monday, December 2nd, 2013 at 1:30 pm

DID YOU KNOW? Some materials can be recycled locally during the MHWD closed season. Batteries & Cell Phones @ HOME DEPOT. Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs & Fluorescent Tubes @ CANADIAN TIRE, RONA & IKEA STORES. Mercury filled Thermometers & Thermostats: go to www.switchthestat.ca to find a public drop-off location.

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2013 ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS NOTICE Snow Removal 2013/2014 The Township of Lanark Highlands will not be responsible for damages to mailboxes, newspaper boxes or parked vehicles where the boxes or vehicles interfere with the snowplowing of Township Roads. Parking of vehicles on Township Roads and Village Streets from 12:00 midnight to 7:00 a.m. will not be permitted from November 15, 2013 to April 15, 2014. The prohibition of parking applies to the entire road right-of-way, nor“>ÞÊ£ä“Ê­Îν®ÊvÀœ“Ê̅iÊVi˜ÌÀiʜvÊ̅iÊÀœ>`° It is an offence under the Ontario Highway Traffic Act to push snow onto or across a Township Road or Street. The removal of such snow piles by the Township will be charged to the adjacent property owner.

ROAD EMERGENCY PAGER NUMBER 1-888-235-9711 Please call this number only in case of a road related emergency or potential danger that requires immediate attention. For further information contact: Township of Lanark Highlands Dave Ennis, Superintendant of Public Works 75 George Street, Lanark, ON K0G 1K0 T: 613-259-2398 ext. 239 F: 613-259-2291 E: dennis@lanarkhighlands.ca www.lanarkhighlands.ca

The Township of Lanark Highlands is pleased to announce the 2013 Achievement Awards Program: Seniors Achievement Award Volunteers Achievement Award Economic Growth Award Community Spirit Award Young Entrepreneur Award Social Responsibility Award To assist in the selection of a recipient for an award, residents of the municipality are asked to submit the name of a deserving person/business to the municipality for consideration. In making a recommendation, please provide a brief written history of the accomplishments and contributions that your candidate has made to the community. Please make your submission to the municipal office by 4:30p.m Monday November 25, 2013. Submit nominations to: Township of Lanark Highlands Attention: Ross Trimble CAO/Clerk 75 George Street Lanark, Ontario K0G 1K0 T: 613-259-2398 Please check our website at www.lanarkhighlands.ca for further details Note: Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, and will be used to determine qualifications. Questions about the collection of information should be directed to the CAO at the address indicated above.

REQUEST FOR TENDER: CLEANING AND JANITORIAL SERVICES Municipal Building – 75 George Street The Corporation of the Township of Lanark Highlands is seeking tenders from qualified firms/individuals to supply cleaning and janitorial services for the Municipal Building located– 75 George Street, Lanark ON. Copies of the tender may be picked up at the Township of Lanark Highlands Municipal Office and may also be found on the Township website. Deadline for submission of the proposals is 1:00 PM November 26th, 2013. Tenders will be opened at 1:15 PM November 26th, 2013. The Township of Lanark Highlands reserves the right to reject any or all tenders at its sole discretion. For further information contact: Township of Lanark Highlands Ross Trimble, CAO 75 George Street, Lanark, Ontario K0G 1K0 T: 613-259-2398 ext. 222 F: 613-259-2291 E: rtrimble@lanarkhiglands.ca www.lanarkhighlands.ca Note: Personal information collected from applications is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, and will be used to determine qualifications for employment. Questions about the collection of Information should be directed to the Clerk/Deputy CAO at the address indicated above. THE EMC - A/CP7 - Thursday, November 7, 2013


OPINION

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ditorial – Get out your magnifying glasses folks, we’re about to whip out the world’s smallest violins. The first string solo will be for embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford who finally, on Tuesday, owned up to his wicked ways, admitting that, yes, he did spark up some crack after all, probably while really drunk. Ford lied to the people of Toronto, saying, one moment, that he could not comment on a video he hadn’t seen – fair enough – and which might not exist…only to promptly send out his Huey Long-like henchmen to find the same said video. And, like the high school football player he once was, believes he can simply bulldoze his way through his opposition. It’s almost pathetic and sad but he brought it upon himself. And yet, his support has gone up, 39 to 44 per cent, according to the Toronto Star. Yes, he has done a lot to stop the gravy train at city hall. He’s an everyman, as though Homer Simpson was elected to the city’s highest office. He may never be charged, though his brother’s bullying words

on Tuesday that the Toronto police chief, Bill Blair, should resign, for saying he was “disappointed,” in the mayor’s behaviour on the video, show the mean, ugly, bullying side of the Ford family. And yet, there is no mechanism for getting rid of the guy. So, it will have to be up to the voters in Toronto, this time next year, to send him packing – should the left get out of its sanctimonious way long enough, and not divide the vote by rallying behind a single, electable candidate, essentially, not screwing it up – or, dare we say it, getting re-elected. Maybe a municipal version of Lanark, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington MPP Randy Hillier’s recall legislation should be enacted, to do a short-run around these types of shenanigans. Now for violin solo number two for Senator Mike Duffy, sounding like one of those old K-Tel announcers – “But wait, there’s more!” – in his speech to the senate last month, who threw himself on the mercy of his fellow political bagmen, uh, we mean, honourable senators, saying that

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he was there against doctors orders, that the ordeal, oh, the strain of it all, was taking its toll. And if he were shown the door, what of his health benefits? (He’s married to a former nurse, by the way, so, no, he won’t be without in-house medical care.) Senator Pamela Wallin also played the ‘I am a cancer survivor’ card. Stop it you two. Don’t drag heart disease and cancer survivors into this. You knew about your health problems when you decided to allegedly defraud us, by claiming to live somewhere you didn’t, and collecting money for “living” there, and then trying to

cover it up afterwards. There are Canadians who have to decide, every day, “Do I eat today, or do I get my heart medication?” Where’s their $90,000 from Nigel Wright? We can be thankful that we are seeing some good political news, in Carleton Place, where council voted 6 to 1 to allow draft budget documents to be made public, like other municipalities. As we saw when access to information laws finally allowed us to see Ford’s drunken St. Patrick’s Day hijinks, a vigilant free press is doing its part to keep them honest.

COLUMN

Don’t let alcohol ruin your holidays Opinion – With the holiday season fast approaching there will be an increase in people drinking alcoholic beverages. Just don’t let that holiday cocktail cost you your life. Whether you’re headed around town, out of town, or out to celebrate, remember to drink responsibly. Make a game plan and know your limits and how to detect and prevent dangerous situations, and above all, don’t drink and drive. Any amount of alcohol can weaken a person’s ability to drive, and the penalties for impaired driving are no joke – fine, loss of licence and possession of vehicle on the spot or jail. More importantly, you can kill yourself or someone else. Lanark County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (RIDE) stops will again be highly visible throughout the holiday season – anywhere and any time. Too, the Festive RIDE campaign will launch at the end of the month. The time of year was perfect for the Municipal Drug Strategy Network (MDSN) for Lanark County and the Town of Smiths Falls, which held its fifteenth education day on Oct. 25, discussing “Alcohol, What’s the Problem.” A number of people attended the half day session at the Beckwith Recreation Complex, which was facilitated by Bonnie Schnittker public health nurse with the Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit. The vision of the MDSN: A healthy community free from alcohol and drug misuse/ abuse. The education day utilized a station format, with members rotating every 25 minutes through five posts: Choice Matters, Sgt. Paul Klassen of Smiths Falls Police Service and Const. Sean Trahan of Lanark County OPP; Time Matters, Sara Hammel of TriCounty Addiction Services; No Safe Type, No Safe Time, No Safe Amount, Kim Marshall and Danika

Wentzel of the Leeds Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit; Smart Serve OnTara Firma tario, Mary Parsons; and Canada’s Low-Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines, Schnittker. According to statistics presented, adult heavy drinking in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark is higher than the provincial average. Five drinks or more is the definition of heavy drinking or risky drinking. “The proportion of people 20 years and older who reported consuming five or more drinks on at least one occasion in the previous 12 months is about 40 per cent,” said Schnittker. “In Ontario it is 37 per cent.” For youth (12 to 19 years) it is 35 per cent in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark; 25 per cent for Ontario. I in no way condone underage drinking whatsoever, but in regards to adults, I believe you can still enjoy alcohol, just don’t let it take control of you. Visit the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse website at www.ccsa.ca to read about Canada’s Low-Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines. It’s important to note that zero’s the limit for people when they are: driving a vehicle or using machinery and tools; taking medicine or other drugs that interact with alcohol; doing any kind of dangerous physical activity; living with mental or physical health problems; living with alcohol dependence; pregnant or planning to be pregnant; responsible for the safety of others; or making important decisions. The MDSN holds three education days a year – in February, May and November. The next session is on Friday, Feb. 28. The topic will be “Marijuana.” The Drug and Alcohol Helpline (1-800-5658603), funded by the provincial government, provides information about drug and alcohol addiction services in Ontario. If you have any comments or questions for Tara Gesner, she can be reached by email at: tgesner@perfprint.ca.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

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Reader voices concerns about council’s lobbying efforts for new hospital DEAR EDITOR: I was at the Oct. 22 Carleton Place Town Council meeting when this issue of hospital redevelopment was discussed. (Carleton Place and District Memorial Hospital chief executive officer) Toni Surko did an excellent job providing information on the funding process and fielded a number of questions from councillors and members of the public in attendance at the meeting. I would hope that Toni offers this presentation at other venues in Carleton Place as it provided an excellent overview of the grant application and cur-

rent state of the hospital redevelopment process. However, I have concerns regarding some of the mayor’s (Wendy LeBlanc) comments. Wendy told the group that she has been able to obtain the support of a number of lobbyists in Toronto who are working on behalf of the hospital. She also emphasized that these lobbyists are not affiliated with the hospital and that this is a movement from council table. The mayor also told council and the public that she would not reveal the names of the three people who are working on behalf of the town.

In a follow up note requesting further information, the mayor again refused to provide any information on these individuals or their efforts and stated that they were volunteers, not lobbyists per se, working on behalf of our community at their own time and cost. I also asked if she had vetted this issue through the town’s integrity commissioner; she refused to answer this question as well. Toni Surko made it clear in her presentation that professional lobbyists were restricted by provincial legislation to petition for hospital funds from the

provincial government. As the mayor is a member of Health Hub (Hospital Redevelopment) Committee, is this in fact considered to be “lobbying”? Is the mayor and council entering a legal grey area by having volunteers “lobby” on behalf of the town for the hospital? What are these individuals’ qualifications? Could they be potentially doing

more harm than good in terms of the Carleton Place hospital getting future funding? I guess we may never know. The mayor claims “transparency and accountability” on her homepage, so why all the secrecy? Scott Dunlop Carleton Place

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Council considers awarding contract to second lowest bidder DEAR EDITOR: For the third time this year, staff at Lanark Highlands have recommended awarding a tender not to the lowest bidder with questionable justification. In the latest case, on Oct. 22, council considered a motion to award the contract for engineering services for the French Line bridge project to the second lowest bidder GD Jewell Engineering. Jewell’s bid ($82,495) was 78 per cent higher than the lowest bid from HP Engineering for $46,330. The motion to award the contract was based on a staff recommendation approved at a committee-of-thewhole meeting on Oct. 1. The staff recommendation was based on the statement that HP lacked experience and their proposal was for rehabilitation of the bridge or to replace the bridge over the existing abutments. An evaluation scheme had

produced a total of 73 points (out of 100) for HP and 82 for Jewell. The problem is the staff report contained errors. HP responded to the COW decision in writing and made a presentation at the council meeting and clearly proved that their fees were for bridge replacement as required by the specification. The proposal did offer to look at other alternatives. As to experience, the three principals of the firm have a combined 65-plus years in bridge design. The evaluation scheme has some questionable numbers. For example, in the category “Understanding of the Assignment”, HP scored only eight out of 15, presumably based on the erroneous conclusion that HP was bidding on rehabilitation only. With this and numerous other questionable numbers it is hard to believe that the scoring was based on the facts.

When a tender is received from an unknown firm, the references are critical. The reference checks did not produce a single negative comment and no one indicated that a project had problems or additional costs were incurred. In one recent case (South Glengarry) council was faced with a similar situation where the bid from HP was much lower than the others. However, the contract was awarded to HP, was successful, and HP has been used on subsequent projects. The debate at council was lively. The end result was a motion to defer the issue to the next COW meeting with a request to administration to provide additional justification for their recommendation. The issue took a bizarre turn at the end of the meeting when members of the public had an opportunity to raise questions or make comments. The mayor shocked everyone, in-

Gender Illusions deserves praise for fundraising throughout community initiative to use their outstanding talents to raise funds for valley charities. As a first timer to their show I could see by the audience that they have a loyal following and are greatly respected and appreciated for their huge contribution to our communities. I would encourage anyone who hears of this group performing in their areas, to attend. I would like to applaud this group for being such a positive and valuable addition to our areas. They have donated countless hours and energy to raise badly needed funds for various charities throughout the val-

ley. From what I have been told the amount is quite substantial. I look forward to attending another performance in the future, to support their fund raising efforts. If we all could do something to make this world a little better wouldn’t this be a wonderful world. Gender Illusions you must be so proud for all you have done. You have set such a great example for others to follow. Be proud of all you have accomplished because I sure am proud of you and thankful you are part of our community. Frances Bryerton Almonte

again be discussed at the COW meeting on Nov. 12. The most likely outcome is that council will go into closed session (whether the information qualifies or not) and will emerge to announce that the contract cannot be awarded to HP because of the confidential information. Stay tuned! John Hall Lanark Highlands

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Lanark Highlands council defers decision awarding bridge tender to higher bidder By AMY HOGUE

News â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Following a lengthy debate at Lanark Highlands council on Oct. 22, council voted to defer the award of the French Line Bridge replacement engineering design to a higher bidder and to bring the issue back to committee-of-thewhole (COW) for further discussion on Nov. 12. At a COW meeting on Oct. 1, the committee voted to award the design tender to engineering firm, GD Jewell, despite their having a tender bid that was nearly double the lowest bidder, HP Engineering. Following the COW decision, HP Engineering representatives wrote a letter to council and appeared as a delegation at the Oct. 22 council meeting to clarify the details of their tender prior to council ratifying the COW decision. At the Oct. 1 COW meeting, township staff submitted a report recommending the engineering firm, GD Jewell, be awarded the tender in the amount of $82,495. The report stated GD Jewell was instrumental in Lanark Highlands receiving funding to complete the French Line Bridge replacement. Further, staff indicated that GD Jewell provided engineering services to the township for the last three bridge construction projects. The report states that while HP Engineering had the lowest tendered amount of $46,330 there were a number of factors which led staff to score them lower than GD Jewell in the selection process. Staff named the lack of experience of HP Engineering as a company and that the main focus of their work has been bridge rehabilitations. The report stated â&#x20AC;&#x153;the main proposal from HP was to attempt to rehabilitate the bridge to extend its life for a further 20 years. The secondary proposal from HP was to rebuild the bridge over the existing abutments.â&#x20AC;?

HP Engineering Principal Engineer representatives, Luc Monette and Jan Podolak, made a presentation to council objecting to the information contained in the report to committee, namely the lack of experience for their company and the scope of work submitted. Monette clarified that despite being a new company, HPâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s key staff have over 65 years of combined experience, and have designed hundreds of new bridges â&#x20AC;&#x201C; references to which were contained in their resume attached to their proposal. In an Oct. 18 letter sent to council and public works superintendent, Dave Ennis, HP Engineering informed council several â&#x20AC;&#x153;concerned citizensâ&#x20AC;? of the Township of Lanark Highlands informed them of the award recommendation to GD Jewell for â&#x20AC;&#x153;nearly 80 per cent more than our fees of $46,000 for this assignment.â&#x20AC;? In the letter, Monette clarified the fees they provided are for the scope of work requested in the RFP for the French Line Bridge replacement. The letter stated that â&#x20AC;&#x153;the staff report erroneously states that our main proposal was for the rehabilitation of the bridge only and that our secondary proposal for the superstructure replacement.â&#x20AC;? The letter added that it would â&#x20AC;&#x153;extremely unfortunate to unnecessarily expend nearly double the design fees for this assignment because of a simple misunderstandingâ&#x20AC;Ś surely the taxpayers of Township of Lanark Highlands do not deserve such a penalty.â&#x20AC;? Although HP Engineering acknowledged to council their proposal did contain a design fee reduction in the event the township wished to entertain cost savings measures, but that page 10 of their proposal clearly outlined that the fees were based on â&#x20AC;&#x153;full bridge replacement.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;Our fees are for the scope of work

requested in the RFP,â&#x20AC;? Monette stressed. â&#x20AC;&#x153;There seems to be some misunderstanding in the recommendations made at committee-of-the-whole; we are not bidding the job as a superstructure, only replacement.â&#x20AC;? Monette encouraged staff to consult the references provided within their proposal, who would attest to the reliability, knowledgeability and dedication of HP Engineering. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We request staffâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s recommendation to award this assignment to GD Jewell, and our proposal, be further considered,â&#x20AC;? Monette told council. Deputy Mayor Brian Stewart said he contacted the Township of South Glengarry, an HP Engineering reference, who provided a â&#x20AC;&#x153;very positive reference.â&#x20AC;? Stewart explained that South Glengarry had similar concerns with accepting a tender so much lower than its competitors, but that HP Engineering successfully completed the tender requirements and has since been awarded future contracts. When questions about the proposal were directed to staff, Thomas McCarthy, public works technologist, noted that the RFP was for the replacement of the substructure and superstructure and that â&#x20AC;&#x153;as we looked over the proposal we felt that the proposal was for the superstructure replacement.â&#x20AC;? Monette countered by reiterating that their â&#x20AC;&#x153;intent was always to do a full replacement and as I said our fee structure clearly states that on page 10 of our proposal.â&#x20AC;? Stewart was of the opinion that HP Engineering had demonstrated the experience and expertise and didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t feel the company should be penalized because they hadnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t previously done work for the municipality. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m obviously against awarding this to GD Jewell,â&#x20AC;? Stewart stressed, â&#x20AC;&#x153;I think

in good conscience we canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t go ahead and pay $40,000 more for the same product.â&#x20AC;? Coun. Ken Sinclair was in agreement with Stewart. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve (HP Engineering) confirmed to me tonight that itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not that they donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have the engineering experience theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re an unknown company but I donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t think we can penalize them just for this. Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m convinced that the lowest bid does qualify in my mind to go forward.â&#x20AC;? McCarthy told council that despite the recent information provided by HP Engineering, his decision would not change before the next committee meeting. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We looked over it for a week. I talked to HP

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Engineering before I put forward my recommendation. I heard nothing today that would change my recommendation so you would get the same response at the next committee-of-the-whole.â&#x20AC;? Coun. Bob Mingieâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s opinion was that public works staffed needed to be convinced of the merits of HP Engineeringâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s proposal. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t think we can make a recommendation they donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t support.â&#x20AC;? Coun. Tom Lalonde echoed this statement. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I agree with Bob (Mingie) that we need to satisfy the public works staff, we need to send this back to them and see if theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re satisfied.â&#x20AC;? In the end, council voted to defer.

 

       

    

     



 







  

    

          

                                                     

       

  

 

       

 

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Patient/Resident Safety Week celebrated care providersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; role Last week was Patient Safety Week in Canada. The Canadian Patient Safety Institute established Patient Safety Week in 2005 to â&#x20AC;&#x153;inspire extraordinary improvement in patient safety and qualityâ&#x20AC;? through communication within Mary Wilson Trider organizations and with their communities. At Almonte General Hospital (AGH), we celebrated Patient/Resident Safety Week to recognize our role as care providers through the ambulance service, hospital and long-term care settingsâ&#x20AC;&#x201D; and it truly was a collaborative effort. The week began with CPR recertification training/testing and flu shots for AGH and Fairview Manor staff, physicians and volunteers, given by paramedics from our Lanark County

Ambulance Service. The Maintenance, Day Hospital, Pharmacy and Physiotherapy departments also created information displays that described how they keep patients and residents safe. They also suggested ways that staff, physicians and volunteers can stay safe at work, through such practices as proper lifting techniques. Over the course of the week, more information was added on fall prevention, the MOREOb program, hand hygiene, best practice guidelines for community rehabilitation and reintegration, Day Hospital, hazard awareness, safe lifting and carrying, proper patient identification and medication reconciliation on discharge. For each of these topics, a subject matter expert was available for a half day to answer questions. The information poster boards stayed up all week. The displays included a number of testimonials from patient and residents who have

received care across the organization. Patient/ Resident Safety Week also featured daily quizzes to reinforce the principles of safe care, and each dayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s winner received a gift certificate for a local business. Across the three divisions of the organization, many people worked together to give us an interesting, informative and fun Patient/Resident Safety Week. I would like to thank everyone who participated in creating the displays, reading and learning about safety, the CPR recertification/ flu shot day and the quizzes. Special thanks to Heather Graham, Director of Health Records and Chief Privacy Officer, for her leadership of the Patient/Resident Safety Week activities. Mary Wilson Trider is the President and CEO of Almonte General Hospital

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Tips to prevent window strikes by birds Lifestyle – Before the cooler weather expected of November, near the end of October Ray Sample of Corkery area, had American Robins in his yard. At the Almonte waste sanitation ponds on Oct. 24, Ray Holland observed two flocks of Pectoral Sandpipers, three Greater Yellowlegs, three Bufflehead, and one Snow Goose. In Beckwith Township, Randy Marinelli called to tell of spotting an American Woodcock on his property on Oct. 20. The day before, the Whitethroated Sparrow that had been at his place for some time was gone. Still present though, was a Barred Owl. Sandra Seguin of Glen Isle has had a leucistic Chipping Sparrow coming to her feeders for the last three years. It arrives with a small group of other Chipping Sparrows. The white patch on the sides of the cheeks seems to

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increase each year. No other sparrows seem to have this leucism feature. Georgina Doe noticed a small group of House Finches in Carleton Place on Oct. 27. In Mississippi Mills, Dale Dunning spotted a single Snow Goose in a flock of Canada Geese in a field next to his property. At Constance Creek, on Thomas Dolan Parkway, Dunrobin area on Oct. 26, Ray Holland observed a Golden Eagle. Driving into Kanata, along March Valley Road, Ray noted an-

Community – Members of the Beckwith Youth Committee stuff 450 treat bags in advance of the township’s annual H a l l owe e n Party, which took place on Oct. 25 at Beckwith Park. Submitted photo

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other Golden Eagle feeding on a deer carcass. Mentioning bird feeders last week Bruce DiLabio, in his Ottawa Citizen bird column, gives good suggestions to help prevent window strikes by birds. He states that to reduce these strikes, ensure that your feeder(s) are not too close to a picture window, or keep the curtains closed during the day. The birds see the reflection of trees and other vegetation and think it’s safe to fly on. Other eco-friendly ideas include hanging old compact discs, tinfoil or aluminum pie plates in front of your window. This will prevent strikes, even though it doesn’t look great. Window decals can be obtained online. A thin blanket of white covers the ground as I write. Please call Lynda at 613-2565013 or email bennett@magma.ca with bird reports.


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Mississippi Mills Recreation Master Plan in final stages after public meeting kkent@perfprint.ca

Community â&#x20AC;&#x201C; On Monday, Oct. 28, a small group of local residents attended a public meeting at Almonte Old Town Hall to hear about the latest draft of the Mississippi Mills Recreation Master Plan, which is nearing its final stages. Less than 20 people were present to take in the presentation by David Krajaefski, a consultant with the firm, Stantec, which has been in charge of compiling the plan. The town started the recreation master plan more than a year ago, when council hired Krajaefski and his team to begin research on recreation in Mississippi Mills. Over the course of several months, information was gathered through research and public consultation. Next, Kra-

jaefski began compiling recommendations that would form the 10-year master plan. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The plan is meant to be a sort of roadmap for council to follow in their decision making as far a recreation is concerned for the next 10 years,â&#x20AC;? Krajaefski said. The finished plan will be a baseline measure to guide the town in creating and maintaining recreation programs and facilities in the near future and will therefore have a major impact on the community and its members. At this point, the recreation master plan is in its final stages. The draft will be brought forward at the next council meeting on Nov. 5 to make final changes, but ultimately the meeting held Oct. 28 was the publicâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s last chance to give their input, after several opportunities over

the last year, including a public sur- in Mississippi Mills, according to vey. Krajafski, are the issue of obesity, the lack of time for recreation and Findings an increase in the number of twoIn compiling research for the town person working households. One to create the recreation master plan, positive trend, though, is the desire Krajaefski and his team did several of the public for active transportathings: created a profile of the town; tion options like cycling and walklooked at the official plan; identified ing. trends; listed existing recreation inKrajaefski also identified other ventory; and benchmarked against trends by comparing the town to similar communities such as North the two benchmark towns. Of the Grenville and Greater Napanee. three towns, Mississippi Mills has: The median age in Mississippi the smallest population, the largest Mills is 46, six years older than the land area, the oldest median age, provincial median age of 40. There- the largest number of parks and the fore, Krajaefski said, it is safe to highest number of recreation proconclude that the town has an aging grams. He also found that the town population. He also pointed out that has the highest number of special the townâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s median age would reach events, but the smallest number of 50 during the span of the 10-year both full- and part-time staff. plan. More information specific to MisOther trends affecting recreation sissippi Mills was compiled from a

public survey issued earlier in 2013. Out of more than 12,000 residents in Mississippi Mills, 220 people responded to the survey, as well as 26 local organizations. The median age of survey respondents was 40, lower than the median age of Mississippi Mills. They identified a want for more recreation programs for people aged six to 20, as well as a desire for more trails, waterfront space and open outdoor facilities. Additionally, the respondents said they had an acceptable level of satisfaction with existing facilities with a score of three out of five. In addition to seeking information on potential new facilities in Mississippi Mills, Krajaefski also compiled a list of the assets already See PLAN page A/CP13

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PLAN sissippi Mills. The plan covers a wide area of recommendations, which can be seen in the draft plan on the Mississippi Mills website at www.mississippimills.ca. Discussion After Krajaefski had wrapped up his presentation of the recreation master plan draft, he opened up the floor to questions and comments from the public. Despite the small size of the group, there was much discussion. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I feel like this plan is not so much strategic as visionary,â&#x20AC;? one local man said, adding that while there were a lot of ideas in the plan, he felt there was no plan of action. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I want to know when, how, and by who these things will get done.â&#x20AC;? As an answer to that, Krajaefski said that is something for the town council to decide: it is up to them to bring forward motions and take action on each recommendation when funds are available. Next, a local woman asked if the plan would prioritize timelines, explaining that she would like to see projects broken down in phases.

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â&#x20AC;&#x153;The short answer is yes,â&#x20AC;? Krajaefski said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;What we did was break it down into high, mid and low priority projects which are further broken down in ways like years one to four, then five to ten and so on.â&#x20AC;? Many people brought up activities that did not appear in the plan, like cross-country skiing, which Krajaefski made a note of for the upcoming council meeting. Coun. Denzil Fegurson, who acted as a chair for the plan meeting, added that the 2014 budget will â&#x20AC;&#x153;possiblyâ&#x20AC;? include funds to begin the recreation master plan. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Often we create these plans and then they sit on a shelf and gather dust,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Not this time. This time we want to take action as soon as possible.â&#x20AC;? The meeting lasted just over an hour that night, and ended with Krajaefski saying he promised to raise all of the publicâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s input with council at their next meeting. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The whole point of the recreation master plan is to create better facilities for the public,â&#x20AC;? he said, â&#x20AC;&#x153;so weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re doing our best to listen to what you want.â&#x20AC;?

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Recommendations Krajaefski and his team have compiled a draft of the recreation master plan, making several recommendations to the town. First of all, he recommended that the town conduct building condition surveys on all of the recreation facilities in the town to determine their conditions. He then suggested making any repairs or updates needed. He also suggested that the Cedar Hill School, which is a community building, be upgraded so that it can be used year round, thus expanding its usefulness. Focusing on active transportation and trials is also some-

thing that Krajaefski said he recommended. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We support the acquisition of the railway line,â&#x20AC;? he said, referring to the recently demolished train tracks that run through the heart of Mississippi Mills. He suggested using the line to create a system of hiking, biking and cycling trails. He also recommended that the town ask Lanark County to pave the shoulders of countyowned roads to create safe cycling lanes. Krajaefski spoke about Gemmill Park, saying that it was an invaluable town asset, but that he would recommend that the town review the parkâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s master plan from 2000 to determine the future projects that may take place there. He also mentioned that the park would be a good candidate for a splash pad. Other recommendations he made included continuing to support Taking Young People Seriously (TYPS), partnering with Mills Community Support, implementing a dog park in an existing park space, expanding programming for people aged six to 20, considering naturalization of some parks and continuing the vast array of special events already in Mis-

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Special event in advance of International Pakenham Horticultural Society Day of Persons with Disabilities Nov. 29 blooms thanks to RBC donation By TARA GESNER tgesner@perfprint.ca

Community – Fifteen per cent of the world’s population live with some kind of disability, facing physical, social, economic, and attitudinal obstacles. “These barriers prohibit them from participating fully and effectively as members of society,” said Kory Earle, president of People First of Ontario (PFO). This Dec. 3, the commemoration of International Day of Persons with Disabilities offers an opportunity to address this exclusion. PFO, People First of Lanark County (PFoLC) and the Mills Community Support Corporation (MCSC) are co-hosting a special event on Friday, Nov. 29, “to look at how far we’ve come,” said Earle. The event runs from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Carleton Place Army Navy & Air Force Club, located at 315 Townline Rd. E. Everyone is welcome. Guest speakers include Carleton Place Mayor Wendy Leblanc, a MCSC representative, Earle and PFoLC president Manon Lépine. “Participants will hear how far we’ve come, they will hear about our accomplishments, and they will hear how proud we are as

Canadians to celebrate International Day of Persons with Disabilities,” said Earle. Light refreshments will be served. The theme of 2013’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities is Break barriers, open doors: for an inclusive society for all. Employers in Canada hire only 26 per cent of people with disabilities? “In my view, this is shameful,” said Earle, “and this needs to change.” The PFO president would also like to see more community services and supports available for individuals with developmental disabilities, helping them in their everyday lives. He noted the waitlist for the current services and supports is “totally unacceptable.” In regards to accomplishments, the PFO leader noted the historic class action lawsuit between Ontario’s government and former residents of Orillia’s Huronia Regional Centre, The province from 1876 to March 31, 2009 operated Huronia Regional Centre. Residents committed to the institution sued the government for alleged physical and sexual abuse, humiliation and neglect. A resolution was reached out

of court this year on Sept. 17. Earle said the terms of the settlement include $35 million, a formal apology, and a promise to maintain Huronia Regional Centre’s cemetery and create a registry of all those buried there. According to the Ministry of Community and Social Services website, there are 571 marked graves an estimated 1,440 unmarked graves at Huronia’s cemetery. The last institutional burial was in 1971. The settlement approval hearing takes place in Toronto on International Day of Persons with Disabilities (Dec. 3). “It was never about the money,” said Earle, “and no amount of money would ever erase the horror, abuse that these people suffered at Huronia for many years.” “This is about getting justice for the survivors and those who have passed on,” he continued. An advocacy group, People First works exceedingly hard on behalf of all people with disabilities. The organization strives to promote dignity, respect, community inclusion and self-determination. The Town of Carleton Place will officially declare Dec. 3 International Day of Persons with Disabilities at its council meeting on Nov. 26.

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Community – The Pakenham Horticultural Society will be able to beautify the area a little more thanks to a recent donation from the local RBC branch. Back in September, the Pakenham RBC branch presented a $1,000 donation to the horticultural society, which came from the bank’s donation department. Bank staff also joined forces to help beautify the area near the Five Span Bridge in May as part of its Spirit of Giving Day. “We took grass away from the bottom of trees where the lawnmowers couldn’t go and cleaned out the scrub on the side of the bridge,” explained branch manager Faye Potter, adding that employee Colleen Russell spearheaded the initiative to aid the horticultural society. “There was some weeding of flowers done as well.” “It was a super fun day and it’s nice to be able to support the community. Giving them (horticultural society) $1,000 to go along with it is never a bad thing,” Russell noted. Pakenham Horticultural Society co-chair Sheryl Smith said the funds were a “total surprise” and would be put to good use. “It’s like Christmas came early!” she remarked. “The horticultural society will probably do something related to the water (with the funds), either cleaning the river or to ensure there’s a viewpoint for the river. Maybe we will provide a bench at the river for the community to enjoy.” She indicated that the river plays a big role in Pakenham’s history and its present. “One of the things identified as an issue is the change house at the beach. It’s desperately in need of fixing up and

When my pain goes away, is my problem fixed, Dr Murphy? We often see a person experiencing serious pain in a leg or shoulder, but the cause of the pain is somewhere deep within their spine. More often than not, your pain is being caused by an issue far away from where you ‘feel’ your pain. Pain is a blessing because it makes you get up and start pursuing answers, relief, and better health. If you have never experienced a thorough chiropractic, neurological and orthopedic exam at a chiropractor to assess your spine, we would recommend this step to anyone who is experiencing PAIN. Chiropractors are amazing at finding and correcting the CAUSE of your PAIN. Call a chiropractor. Blessings, Dr Murphy

refurbishing,” Smith commented. With approximately 51 members, the horticultural society maintains barrels of flowers at all the public parks in Pakenham and also sponsors a junior horticultural program each year. For more information on the Pakenham Horticultural Society, visit www.gardenontario.org/site.php/pakenham.

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Open Files Anyone who’s ever renovated a kitchen or bathroom knows that doubling the estimated time for the project to be completed is not an exaggeration. We visualize what the end product will be like and imagine it being done in an often unrealistic amount of time. Human nature, I guess, combined with a good dose of wishful thinking! Here at the Town Hall there are projects that we’d love to close the file on and that citizens of our Town often ask me about. Realistically, though, some of these are long term projects that could stretch into decades before the file is finally closed and archived. Here are a few that have OPEN stamped across them: Redevelopment of our hospital has been in the works and on our minds for over five years now, and the team making the bid to the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, continues to work resolutely through the process. As a Council, we are committed to continuing our full support of the redevelopment team and know that our community does as well. To put things into perspective, the redevelopment of our neighbouring Perth and Smiths Falls Hospitals took 17 years from vision to reality. R0012397390_1107

This was a great question I received this week. Pain is a complex symptom that we only partially understand. Pain can run your life or ruin your life, but it is ONLY a symptom. Pain is not a diagnosis. So when the pain goes away, we have NOT solved a problem. As a chiropractor, I want to know about your pain, but more importantly, I want to know WHY your pain is present. Pain is a symptom of something going wrong deep within your body. When pain is linked to spinal misalignment, we need to correct the misalignment in the spine. Classically, when someone begins their chiropractic care, pain subsides in 2 to 4 weeks, but the spinal misalignment is still present and still causing hidden issues under the surface.

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The Pakenham Horticultural Society recently received a $1,000 donation from the local Pakenham RBC branch. Above, from left: Horticultural society member Ria Ralph, Judy McGrath, co-chair Sheryl Smith, member Carol Bean, branch manager Faye Potter, employee Colleen Russell, horticultural society co-chair Fern Martin and member Margie Argue in front of the Five Span Bridge.

The extension of McNeely Avenue from Highway 7 to Highway 15 has passed through many stages from a very early idea to the point where we now have a concept plan of how housing, parks, industrial and commercial areas, roads, and so on will fit on the several hundred acres. Agreements have been reached with Lanark County and the Ministry of Transport, and each dotted i and crossed t gets us one step closer to the finished product. How much closer? We’ve a fair few years ahead of us – not unlike the initial McNeely Avenue road and bridge construction between Townline Road and Highway 7 which was proposed in the 1971 Urban Transportation Study and completed in 1994. New housing projects are in various stages of development with some builders finishing up the last few homes, others with the shovel just going in the ground for foundations, some at the Lanark County approval level, others with initial plans in at our planning department, and others still in the talking stages. When these all come to completion, there will be several thousand new housing units in our Town, and, no doubt, there will be several other developments coming along, too.

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Budgetary issues including Day Care funding and policing costs, much-needed Seniors’ housing, maintaining and expanding our sewer and water treatment plants, and many more issues and projects are also in the pile of files marked OPEN. Just what you’d expect in a growing community like Carleton Place!

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Lest We Forget Community â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Every year for the last four years, Bill Lawrence, and employee at Levi Home Hardware in Almonte, sets up a display commemorating his familyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s six generations of military history ahead of Remembrance Day. Dozens of people come to view the display, which is made up almost entirely of items from Lawrenceâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s familyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s collection. Far left, Bill Lawrence poses with one section of the display, which shows his sonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s modern-day uniforms. Left, this side of the display maps out Lawrenceâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s vast family military history; his son, who just returned from a stay in Afghanistan, is the sixth generation of military men in the family. Photos by KELLY KENT

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 6â&#x20AC;&#x201C;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: 9:15 am & 10:30 am Nursery & Bridge Kids (ages 3â&#x20AC;&#x201C;Grade 5) at booth services 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 Boydâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s/Franktown United Churches Rev. JeďŹ&#x20AC; de Jonge 613-285-8047 Services Boydâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, Ferguson Falls Rd â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 11:00am St. Paulâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, Franktown â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 9:30am Sunday School Website: www.boydsfranktownunitedchurch.com

Almonte Presbyterian Church 111 Church St. 613-256-2184 apc@trytel.com Mnister, Rev. Barry Carr 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

Calvary Pentecostal Church Phone: 613 257 3484 Email: calvarychurch@sympatico.ca www.calvarycp.ca

SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH SATURDAY SERVICES Sabbath School â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 9:30am Divine Service â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 11:00am EVERYONE WELCOME Almonte United Church 106 Elgin Street, Almonte Tel: 256-1355 Rev. Mary Royal Organist & Music Director: Neil Milnes 10:30am â&#x20AC;&#x201C; SUNDAY WORSHIP & Sunday School Child Care Available Website: www.almonteunited.com Email: oďŹ&#x192;ce@almonteunited.com OďŹ&#x192;ce Hours: 9amâ&#x20AC;&#x201C;12pm Monâ&#x20AC;&#x201C;Fri. For Transportation call the oďŹ&#x192;ce.

Holy Name of Mary St. Maryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Parish Almonte 613-256-1034 Father Lindsay Harrison SATURDAY MASS 4:30pm SUNDAY MASS 9:00am 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 11 am â&#x20AC;&#x201C; SUNDAY MORNING WORSHIP 4th Thursday â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Mens Super-Huddle 6:30pm 4th Tuesday â&#x20AC;&#x201C; L.I.F.T. 7:00pm 613-623-9436 Reformed Presbyterian Church 273 Almonte St., Almonte SERVICES: 10am EACH SUNDAY 11:30 am. Sabbath School Classes Second services at: 2:00pm â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 1st, 3rd & 5th Sundays 6:00pm â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 2nd & 4th Sundays Weekly Bible Studies For Information: 613-256-2816 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; mhdyck@rogers.com Pastor Matt Dyck 117 Victoria St. 613-257-5109 www.carletonplaceadventists.org Pastor: Adriaan van der Lingen 613-979-1161

The Lighthouse 355 MoďŹ&#x20AC;att 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 12â&#x20AC;&#x201C;2:30pm 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: 10am Ample Parking â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Fully Accessible Nursery Care/Sunday School Weekly Bible Study & Prayer * Friendly Family-Centred Ministry * A Free Methodist Congregation

Carleton Place Baptist Church 299 Bridge St. Carleton Place 613-257-1889 Pastor: Brian AďŹ&#x201E;eck Discovery Hour: 10:00am Worship Service: 11:00am 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 10:30am Sunday School & Nursery FULLY ACCESSIBLE Minister: Rev. Peter W. Dahlin, B.A., M.Div. Musical Director: Tony Stuart WARM WELCOME TO ALL!

St. Maryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Roman Catholic Church 28 Hawthorne Ave., CP Fr. Augustine Mendonça, 613-257-1284, 613-257-1630 MASS SCHEDULE Saturday 5pm Sunday 9am & 11:00am Handicap Access

A Biblically faithful, Gospel sharing parish in the Anglican Church in North America Services & Sunday School at 10:00am 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. James Anglican Church â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Anglican Church in Carleton Placeâ&#x20AC;? 225 Edmund Street, Carleton Place, Ontario 613-257-3178 Website â&#x20AC;&#x201C; stjamescarletonplace.org Sunday, November 10th, 2013 25TH Sunday After Pentecost 8am Holy Eucharist 10am Choral Eucharist with Holy Baptism Sunday School Classes in Parish Hall THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14TH, 2013 10am 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. Barry Carr, Minister Organist and Choir Director: Susan Harron SUNDAY SERVICE 9:30am Nursery & Sunday School, Handicap Accessible standrewschurch39@gmail.com Blog â&#x20AC;&#x201C; standrewscarletonplace.com Parish of Franktown-Innisville Anglican Churches The Rev. David Vavasour The Venerable Mary Ellen Berry 613-257-1340 www.franktown-innisvilleparish.ca SUNDAY SERVICES: St. James, Franktown 8:30am Sundayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Kool 9:30am Centennial Hall St. Johnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, Innisville 10:30am Joint Parish Ashton-Munster Pastoral Charge The United Church of Canada Rev. Arlyce Shiebout Services in both churches. Fully Accessible 613-257-7761 for more information Everyone Welcome. Child Care provided. R0012403777_1107

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With the game tied 1-1, Sturtz, Devin Campbell, Landon Gareau, Jim Roll and Evan Peterson all scored in a nine-minute span to blow things open. With the Canadians up 7-3 late in the third period, frustrations boiled over with a number of fighting and inciting opponent misconducts handed out. All 10 skaters wound up in the box at the 14:50 mark with Parker Krol of the Colts and Larry Smith of the Canadians thrown out for fighting in the last 10 minutes of the game. In all, referees Andy O’Keeffe and Brandon Yuck had their hands full on this night thumbing the rivals for 32 infractions and a total of 158 penalty minutes. Sturtz and Peterson led the way on the scoresheet with a goal and three assists each. Roll also scored once and added two assists. Other Canadians goal scorers were Stephen Baylis and Brett Everson. Canadians were full value for the win in this one, outshooting the Colts 50-21. After such an emotional game, the team could be excused for a bit of a letdown the following night in Hawkesbury. The improving Hawks took advantage of a tired Canadians squad to steal a 3-2 win. Playing in front of

1,000 hometown fans at the Robert Hartley Sports Complex, the home team built a 3-1 lead early in the third, then hung on for the regulation win. Evan Peterson and Brett D’Andrea had the goals for the Canadians who closed the gap to 3-2 midway through the third, but couldn’t beat Hawks goalie Cory Simic for the equalizer. Simic was named the game’s first star for his 27-save performance. Canadians netminder Guillaume Therien took the loss despite stopping 25 of 28 shots. Canadians bounced back from their sub-par performance Friday with another dominant win Sunday, 7-3 at home over the Gloucester Rangers. Playing in front of just over 300 fans at the Neelin Street Community Centre, Andy Sturtz scored twice in the first period, completed his hat trick with one more in the second, then added two more goals for good measure in the third to lead the Canadians attack. Defenceman Jim Roll also enjoyed a big game with a goal and three assists while Brett D’Andrea scored once and added an assist. Goalie Justin Laforest picked up the win, making 19 saves off 22 Rangers shots. Gloucester’s starter

Doug Johnston was pulled 6:41 into the second period after giving up four goals on 24 shots. Danick Boisvert didn’t fare any better, allowing three goals on 13 shots the rest of the way. Not surprisingly, Sturtz was named the CCHL Corporate Hype Player of the Week with 10 points (six goals and four assists) in three games.

The Buffalo, N.Y., native now leads the scoring race with 46 points (23 goals, 23 assists) in just 25 games. Coming up Coming up this weekend, the Canadians have a pair of home games. They host the Nepean Raiders on Friday (7:45 p.m. start) and Ottawa Jr. Senators on Sunday afternoon. Puck drop is 3 p.m.

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Christmas Basket Program 2013 If your family, or a family you know, is in need of a basket this Christmas, please contact:

Mississippi Golf Club is holding a public information meeting to present it’s annual report as required by Ontario Regulation 63/09. The annual report summarizes the use of Class 9 pesticides at the golf club in 2012. The meeting will take place in the clubhouse at 8 a.m. on Thursday November 28th 2013. This is an information meeting only.

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Between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday to Saturday from November 2 to December 7 All requests will be kept strictly confidential. If your family can support the Christmas Basket Program financially, Please send your donation to:

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Contribute your experience and enthusiasm to the governance and growth of Mills Community Support (MCS). MCS provides supports and services to over 1000 people living in Lanark County and Smiths Falls with the help of 200 volunteers, in the areas of Developmental Service, Seniors Services, Housing and Community Development. Board membership reflects the areas we serve: Mississippi Mills, Carleton Place, Beckwith and Smiths Falls. The volunteer board operates through a governance structure and meets monthly in Almonte. Directors are expected to engage in committee work. The time commitment is approximately 4-6 hours monthly. Currently identified opportunities The board is looking for persons who have, in addition to a passion for community service, expertise in one or more of the following areas:

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Community – On Monday, Nov. 4, the Almonte and Pakenham Midget Boys Thunder hockey team took to the streets of Almonte to sell poppies and raise money for the Royal Canadian Legion ahead of Remembrance Day. They campaigned at the corner of Ottawa Street and Patterson Street between 3:30 and 5 p.m., collecting more than $500.

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Sports – It’s onward and upward for the Carleton Place Canadians. After another two wins this past week, the club continues to widen the gap with the other teams in the Central Canada Hockey League (CCHL) and has moved into the national top 10 in the most recent Canadian Junior Hockey League poll. The team opened with an important showdown last Thursday in Cornwall with the Colts, easily dispatching their closest division rival 7-4 in a fight-filled affair. The next night in Hawkesbury, it was a showdown of recently-traded goalies with former Canadian Cory Simic getting the better of his former teammates, backing the Hawks to a 3-2 win. Back home on Sunday, it was the Andy Sturtz show. The talented forward scored five times to pace the Canadians to a 7-3 win over Gloucester. With a 20-5-0-1 record for 41 points, Carleton Place now has a 10-point bulge over a trio of teams – Ottawa Jr. Senators, Pembroke Lumber Kings and Nepean Raiders. All three are tied atop the Yzerman Division standings with 31 points each. Last Thursday in Cornwall, the Canadians exploded for five second period goals en route to their win.

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Sports -Above, the Almonte Thunderbolts senior boys football players celebrate their 33-17 victory over Perthâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s St. John Catholic High School in Beckwith Township on Nov. 1 with head coach Chris Spratt (front centre). At right, Wes Mann celebrates a touchdown - one of many - in the end zone.

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Sports â&#x20AC;&#x201C; The Almonte Junior Thunderbolts scored the Lanark County championship in Perth on Nov. 1 against the number one seeded and reigning champions, the St. John Catholic High School Spartans. The gale force wind worked in the Boltsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; favour as they toppled the home team, 21-14. Pictured above are just a few of the Bolts during the championship trophy presentation, including Logan Demers, Jesse Essiambre, Mike Blair, Austin Stewart and Owen Clement.

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Hoop heroes Sports â&#x20AC;&#x201C; The Carleton Place High School Bears senior girls basketball team won the senior county championships on Tuesday, Nov. 5, defeating the hosting Smiths Falls and District Collegiate Institute RedHawks by a score of 32-21. THE EMC - A/CP17 - Thursday, November 7, 2013

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Naismith Public School in Almonte launches broomball program sessions at the local arena from Oct. 21 to 25. John Dalgity, Broomball Canada’s webmaster, assisted with the on ice workshops, where Grade 4 to 6 students were provided with broomball shoes, learned basic aspects of the game: safety, movement on ice, ball handling, passing and shooting. During the same time period all primary grades from junior kindergarten to Grade 3 were provided the same skill set instructions in a gymnasium setting. From all reports and from the obvious excitement displayed by the approximately 250 students, the program was well received and is one that Broomball Canada conducted during this same time period in 10 different provinces or territories across the country. Grade 6 students Xena and Noah commented: “I think that the experience was amazing and that the kids had an awesome time. The coaches were friendly and taught us basic skills and had us play a game so we could use those skills. It was a great opportunity for

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Broomball Canada president George Brown recently visited Naismith Public School Oct. 11 to provide a Broomball for Fun workshop for 22 staff members. Senior students were introduced to the sport on Oct. 16, above, with ice time sessions at the local arena from Oct. 21 to 25.

many classes and the coaches deserve a great thank you from Naismith school. The shoes were spongy and the experience gave kids something to talk about. Over all I think this was a great experience and hopefully we will be able to do it again!” Broomball Canada will endeavour to make themselves available to other interested schools

in the area for this same program, and has already been in contact with Pakenham Public School that expressed interest in being included in the near future. To obtain information on the Broomball for Fun or BF2 programs, contact Brown at 613253-7787 or visit the Broomball Canada website: www.broomball.ca.

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The Board of Directors of Arnprior Regional Health is seeking volunteers to serve as Directors on its Board or as Community Representatives on one of its three Standing Committees for terms beginning January 2014. Arnprior Regional Health (ARH) encompasses the Arnprior & District Memorial Hospital and the Grove Nursing Home, including its Assisted Living Services. Its Board of Directors is responsible for the oversight of Arnprior Regional Health and is specifically responsible for the corporation’s mission, vision, and values; strategic planning; financial stewardship; quality of care performance monitoring; and communication with stakeholders. If you have strong leadership experience as well as qualifications in the various fields related to these accountabilities, please consider applying for membership on the Board of Directors of ARH. We are also seeking Community Representatives on each of three Standing Committees of the Board: Continuing Quality Improvement, Resources Planning, and Governance. If you feel you would like to participate on one of the Committees or have a particular skill you wish to exercise, please consider applying for one of the Community Representative positions on the three Standing Committees. Interested individuals can receive an application package from the website www.arnpriorregionalhealth.ca; by emailing SRyan@arnpriorhealth.ca; or by calling 613-623-3166 x 221. The deadline for applications is NOVEMBER 25, 2013. We thank all applicants for their interest in serving ARH. R0012395842

Sports – Broomball Canada recently teamed up with staff and students of Almonte’s Naismith Public School to further introduce the sport of broomball. As a followup to the 2012 World Broomball Championships, principal Gail Brant-Terry contacted Broomball Canada representatives to see if they could assist in including broomball into the school’s curriculum. Last fall, from Oct. 29 to Nov. 3, top broomballers showcased their talent on seven ice surfaces in five area arenas: Almonte and District Community Centre, Nick Smith Centre (Arnprior), Beckwith Recreation Complex, Neelin Street Community Centre (Carleton Place) and Stewart Community Centre (Pakenham). Broomball Canada president George Brown visited the school on Oct. 11 and facilitated a Broomball for Fun workshop for 22 staff members. Five days later, on Oct. 16, senior students were provided with an introduction to broomball that was followed up with ice time

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COME BUILD YOUR CAREER WITH US! Position: Job Inventory - Casual Waste Collection Operator Pool Competition Number: 2013-EX-EN-50654465-01 Competition posting date: 2013.09.30, closing date: 2013.12.31 City Operations Portfolio, Environmental Services Department, Solid Waste Services Branch Casual Positions Affiliation: CUPE 503 Inside/Outside Salary: $15.000 to $18.500 per hour (2013 rates of pay) Location: 2799 Swansea Crescent

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News â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Carleton Place politicians at the council and policy review committee meetings on Tuesday, Oct. 22 discussed the following items. Demolition tender An unoccupied single family home at 39 Beckwith St. is coming down â&#x20AC;&#x201C; finally. Purchased by the town this year, the two-storey dwelling was used recently by the Ocean Wave fire Company for practice. Council awarded Robert Gourlay Demolition the contract for the demolition and removal of the building. The town received three bids for the work. The tender results were as follows (in alphabetical order): Cavanagh Construction, $33,150 plus taxes; Goldie Mohr Ltd., $27,900 plus taxes; and Robert Gourlay Demolition, $27,600 plus taxes. In a written report to council, Wayne Fraser, the public works development coordinator, noted all three tenders were complete, balanced and all required documentation was included. The demolition will be completed before the end of November. The house was purchased by the town to add to the large lot at the north end of the Market Square (former Canadian Tire property).

tive services), Coun. Louis Antonakos and Coun. Gary Strike. The fire services master plan steering committee will address a number of issues relevant to the provision of fire protection services in the municipality, including organizational structure and administration, facilities, staffing, equipment, training and certification, external agreements and community demographics and planning for future growth. The plan will be presented to council for review and acceptance.

pacity. People who live beyond the borders of the town may also be nominated for contributing to the community. Nomination forms for the Citizen of the Year Award are available at the clerkâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s office or the Carleton Place Public Library, located at 101 Beckwith St. Completed nomination forms, along with any

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Business – With the current shift in thinking towards healthier living, Mississippi Mills already has a wide range of resources for those looking for gluten-free products, hormone-free produce or organic foods – and now, with the upcoming opening of Dandelion Foods, residents will have another solid shopping option. Dandelion Foods, which is currently being built at 451 Ottawa St. in Almonte, will be a completely organic, full-service grocer providing shoppers with fresh local produce, supplements and products. “We’ll be a great resource for anyone looking to live a healthier lifestyle,” said Meghan Pettipas, one of the store’s owners and workers. The 3,000 square foot store, which is tentatively scheduled for an early-December opening, broke ground in September. Pettipas said it would be different from nearby organic grocers for one simple reason: it will be full service. This means that shoppers will have access to fresh, organic produce as well as supplements, dairy, health and beauty products and a vast frozen section. Ultimately, it will function the

same way a large chain grocer does. “A driving factor behind the idea is to showcase local farmers,” said Pettipas, explaining that the store will source produce locally whenever possible. “Of course some produce will not be available year round.” In the absence of local organic products, such as those long winter months, Pettipas said Dandelion Foods would source organic products from trusted sources farther away from home. Pettipas is not alone in bringing this resource to Almonte. She is working within a team with three other business partners, all of whom have a passion for food. Sharon Lazette, Mike McGarry, Farhat Sultana and Pettipas all work for and co-own the store in what is known as a workers’ co-operative. The group of four is working together to bring Dandelion Foods to their hometown. The idea came to the group two years ago, when they got fed up with having to travel to the city or farther to find the organic products they were looking for. “We’re all really passionate about food,” said Pettipas, “and we also wanted to help support our local community

and keep the local food dollars where they belong, in the community.” The group has had to undertake several fundraising initiatives to help make their dream come true, and ahead of the store’s opening in a couple of months, they have almost completed the task. Their last piece of fundraising, said Pettipas, is to raise $15,000 through crowd funding. To do this, Dandelion Foods is collecting funds from locals. They can donate as much or as little as they would like towards the final goal. Interested donors can visit Facebook (www.facebook. com/DandelionFoods) for a link to the fundraising page and to make a contribution. While they’re still working out a date for the grand opening, Pettipas said the group is just happy to be working towards their goal of owning a store. “We’re so excited,” she said. “We almost have to pinch ourselves to make sure we’re not dreaming.”

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Mills Community Support Corporation, in partnership with The Hub, is collecting names of Mississippi Mills residents who are in need of assistance this Christmas. If you are in need this Christmas, please call (613) 256-1031, ext. 62 and leave a confidential detailed message for “Angel Tree” including your name and telephone number. Gifts will be provided for children aged 14 and under. Deadline for submitting names for the Angel Tree program is Friday, November 29, 2013.

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Women’s Fair festivities Community – The 25th annual Women’s Fair benefitting Interval House was held Nov. 2 in Carleton Place. Dozens of excited shoppers lined up as early as one hour before its opening to make sure they had a head start. Above, Maggie Lewis had a wide variety of her handmade statement jewelry on display at the fair. Right, Pat Moldowan holds up a festive Christmas stocking, one of many that her daughter Debbie had made for the show.

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In-Patient Laboratory Services Receive Exceptional Accreditation Results! The Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital (CPDMH) is pleased and very proud to announce that its laboratory recently received outstanding results in its peer accreditation process. From September 9 – 13, 2013, the Ontario Laboratory Accreditation (OLA) conducted an assessment of the hospital’s on-site laboratory which services patients who visit inpatient, emergency and ambulatory care clinics. Upon conclusion of the review, the CPDMH laboratory was found to have met 412 standards and achieved an exceptional compliance standing of 97.86%! “This is an excellent effort from a great team of professionals!” stated Christine Price, Quality Manager of the Central Region of the Eastern Regional Ontario Laboratory Association. “We are very proud of our team of laboratory professionals,” added Esther Houle, Chief Nursing Officer for CPDMH. “They are a critical part of our team and should be recognized for their great efforts!” To achieve accreditation, a laboratory undergoes an assessment visit conducted by a team of peers comprised of both quality system and technical experts carefully tailored to the scope of testing laboratories. An effective quality system reduces risks

and improves patient safety through the implementation of tools that eliminate variability in processes. If areas of non-conformance are cited, the laboratory is expected to take corrective action within 90 days of the visit.

The OLA program is part of the Quality Management Program–Laboratory Services (QMP–LS) and is operated by the Ontario Medical Association. The OLA assesses the ability of a lab to perform the scope of tests for which it is licensed and provides them with formal recognition of this competence. It also provides medical labs with the tools they need to standardize their processes, address diminishing resources and set quality benchmarks. The OLA promotes quality improvement of laboratories and other related services for the public good and the benefit of health professionals.

OLA is mandated by three provinces in Canada (Ontario, New Brunswick and Newfoundland & Labrador), and is subscribed to voluntarily by other laboratories. OLA has been in operation since September 15, 2000. QMP–LS identifies, designs and delivers external quality assessment, accreditation (OLA), educational services and related products that meet international standards, client and stakeholder requirements. QMP–LS has issued accreditation Medical Laboratory Technologists, Janice Nephin and Phil certificates since 2003. Goodier with Anna Schlieper, Manager Central Region of the Eastern Regional Ontario Laboratory Association (centre) The Hospital would like to thank the laboratory team celebrating their accreditation results at the Carleton Place & on an exceptional job well done! District Memorial Hospital’s in-patient laboratory.

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Hillier introduces petition calling for Carleton Place hospital redevelopment pital administrators and the residents of the area, the Ministry has been unwilling to make sure Carleton Place area residents get the care they deserve,” said Hillier. “Redeveloping the Carleton Place Memorial and District Hospital is a good project that’s needed and what the area’s residents want.” Carleton Place is one of the fastest growing communities in the area. That growth is putting a strain on the hospital, causing concern for local residents and for health administrators as far away as Kanata and Stittsville. Redevelopment funding is needed to ensure quality health care in the area. Both the Carleton Place community and neighbouring municipalities have demonstrated their support for this redevelopment through the donation of land

and other financial contributions. The project also has the support of the Champlain Local Health Integration Network (LHIN). Providing quality health care to the residents of Carleton Place and the surrounding area has support from hospital administrators, the local LHIN, from the municipalities and, most importantly, from the citizens themselves,” said Hillier. “It’s time for the Ministry to get down to business and approve funding to redevelop the Carleton Place Memorial and District Hospital.” Hillier encourages people who support the redevelopment of the Carleton Place Memorial and District Hospital to add their names to the petition at his Perth or Carleton Place constituency offices, at the CPDMH, or online (www.randyhilliermpp.com/petitions).

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News – Randy Hillier, Member of Parliament (MPP) for Lanark-Frontenac-Lennox and Addington, has introduced a petition in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario calling for redevelopment funding for the Carleton Place and District Memorial Hospital (CPDMH). A lack of funding has hindered the hospital’s ability to provide health services in the fast growing municipality. The petition has over a thousand signatures, and they keep coming in. “Even before I got into politics, the Carleton Place and District Memorial Hospital has been petitioning Ontario’s Ministry of Health and LongTerm Care for redevelopment funding,” said Hillier. CPDMH has been submitting annual appeals for funding since 2003. “Despite the efforts of hos-

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Local churches welcome new minister By KELLY KENT kkent@perfprint.ca

Community – Just in time for its 180th anniversary, Almonte Presbyterian Church has found itself with a new minister after years of being without. Rev. Barry Carr is new to a lot of things right now: he’s new to Almonte Presbyterian, he’s new to St. Andrew’s Church in Carleton Place, he’s new to Mississippi Mills – and he’s new to being a minister. “These are my first positions as a minister,” Carr said. “I came to the profession very late in life.” Carr started his position as minister for both the Almonte and Carleton Place churches in September, on Labour Day weekend. He only moved to Mississippi Mills from Ajax, Ont., where he was born and raised, a short time prior to that. “The community has been very welcoming,” Carr said, smiling. “They really have greeted me with open arms.” In May of this year, he graduated from Knox College in Toronto, where he spent fourand-a-half years completing the Master’s degree program that would enable him to fulfil his calling. Before he realized he wanted to become a minster, Carr worked as a general automotive

mechanic, making a living in his hometown. “I spent a lot of time with the church in my community, though,” Carr said, adding that he built up various responsibilities within the organization over the years, like volunteer gigs and duties, and he soon realized that being a minister is what he was meant to do with his life. “I seemed to be making people happy and comfortable,” he said, “and what does a minster do if he doesn’t make people happy and comfortable?” After finishing school and becoming a full-fledged minister, Carr kept his ear out for positions in the area. When he heard about the opening at Almonte Presbyterian, he applied. “Ultimately, they chose me,” he said of how he got the position. “I guess they thought I would be a good fit.” The congregation, he said, must think so, because even though he’s a Toronto Maple Leafs fan at heart, the people of Mississippi Mills and Carleton Place have been nothing but good to him. “I’m a huge sports fan,” Carr said. “It doesn’t really matter what sport: hockey, baseball, football – there isn’t one I don’t enjoy.” Carr runs the service at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian at 9:30 a.m. and then at Almonte Pres-

byterian at 11 a.m. When he’s not doing that, however, he will visit people in hospital or at home. He will spend the rest of his time out in the community, meeting people and getting a feel for the two towns. He is adjusting to Almonte, where he is currently renting a house, quite well. He plans to purchase a home in either Almonte or Carleton Place in the near future. So far, his favourite part about being a minister in the area is the people. “It should always be about the people,” he said. Almonte Presbyterian Church has been without a minster for several years, after their last permanent minister moved on to another church. In the meantime, they’ve made do with temporary replacements. “I’m here for the long haul,” Carr said. “I think the church needs some stability.” Soon, the church will be celebrating its 180th anniversary, and Carr will lead the service, which will take place Sunday, Nov. 3, at 11 a.m. Both the Almonte and Carleton Place congregations will gather together that day for a special service and then a lunch afterwards at the church, but Carr said everyone is welcome. “Everyone is always welcome at my church,” he said. “That’s what it’s all about.”

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Business – Calvary Christian Academy of Franktown christened the recent opening of The Storeroom Family Thrift Shop at 133 Bridge St. in Carleton Place Oct. 17. Above, cutting the ribbon are, from left: volunteer Christina Humber; Calvary Christian Academy principal Tom Bourne; Carleton Place councillor Gary Strike; mayor Wendy LeBlanc; volunteers Sylvia Bourne; Jenny Erwin; Jen Hogan; Carleton Place Business Improvement Association manager Cathie McOrmond; and volunteers Naikia Ridenour, Stephanie McEvoy and Brandi McDonald.

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Area being discussed: 10th Line Beckwith North West from the Railway to Lake The Recreation Committee on behalf of the Council of the Township of Beckwith invites interested persons to attend an information session regarding a municipal trail linking subdivisions located from the 10th Line Beckwith North West from the railway tracks to the lake. The Meeting will be held as follows: DATE: Tuesday November 12th, 2013 TIME: 7:00 p.m. PLACE: Council Chambers – Township of Beckwith Municipal Building,1702 9th Line Beckwith Interested persons are invited to attend this information session.

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Parking is prohibited on all streets or roads within the municipality of the Township of Beckwith from November 1, 2013 to April 15, 2014. It is an offence to plow, shovel or deposit snow from private entrances across or onto municipal roadways. The penalty for non-conformance will be a fine and/or the vehicle towed away at the owner’s expense. Also, please note that the Township of Beckwith will not be responsible for damages to mail boxes, newspaper containers or other appurtenances that are privately owned and erected on Municipality right-of-ways and are damaged through winter snowplowing operations. Please remember to adjust your driving speed to suit the prevailing weather and road conditions. Thank you for your co-operation. Darwin Nolan, Public Works Superintendent

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Handmade Harvest Community – Left, shoppers filled the Almonte Old Town Hall to the brim Saturday, Nov. 2 as they made their way around to more than 50 vendors during the annual Handmade Harvest.

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Above left, babies can now roam in style with handmade cloth diapers or diaper covers like this Breaking Bad one from Nikki Gelinas’s business Lil’ Rebel Fluff. Above right, Sara Kowalski-MacLellan of Forestiere, her local company, peeks out from behind her display of handmade goods. Left, Karen Fischer stands behind her line of handmade candles, which filled the lower floor of the hall with delicious scents.

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What’s new this week at Mississippi Mills library branches By TAMMY LANGSTAFF

Lifestyle – With the change in time, it’s getting dark pretty early these days. Why not stay indoors and curl up with a book during the evening. Feel free to ask for

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In Flanders Fields

by John McCrae, May 1915

In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved and were loved, and now we lie In Flanders fields.

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Take up our quarrel with the foe: To you from failing hands we throw The torch; be yours to hold it high. If ye break faith with us who die We shall not sleep, though poppies grow In Flanders fields.


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