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News – For developers, the Township of McNab-Braeside is not an easy place to get things done. Municipal officials want to change that. On April 23, council hosted a who’s who of local developers, realtors, concerned citizens and other interested individuals in the hopes of identifying the barriers to economic development in the municipality. The meeting was facilitated by Alastair Baird of Renfrew County’s economic development team. “McNab-Braeside is full of opportunities,� said Mayor Mary Campbell. “I encounter people all the time with good ideas. We have all sorts of things floating in the township and it never comes together. Today is a day where it all comes together,

hopefully.� Baird discussed the township’s strengths and weaknesses and identified resources and existing economic development initiatives. Proximity to Ottawa and Highway 17, natural gas service, local and international airports, tech sector, existing industrial park, communications, waterways and clean land are among the strengths, he said. Counted among the weaknesses are no municipal water/sewer connections. Opportunities exist in industry, residential, resort, agritourism, horses and crops. Empty buildings that can be moved into immediately or modified and occupied within a reasonable time frame are very attractive to developers, as are shovel-ready lots, said Baird. See TOWNSHIP Page 3

Hearty sum Arnprior District High School and community partners raised just over $12,000 for the Heart and Stroke Foundation by riding the ‘Big Bike for Heart’ Monday. The Arnprior ride was hosted for the first time at ADHS, with staff and five teams of students - including Kennedee Smith in the front seat above - raising $7,437. “We were thrilled with our students who represented our school in honour of a worthy cause,� said organizer Sarah Spratt.

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News – Arnprior is preparing to stick For Sale signs on no less than seven small municipal properties, including one notorious for attracting criminal behaviour. Town planner Robin Smith presented a ‘Sale of Surplus Building Lots’

report to council at its April 28 regular meeting. “The Town of Arnprior owns a significant number of vacant properties such as the former railway bed, unopened road allowances, blocks of land dedicated to the town for various uses (i.e. storm water ponds), and parkland, etc.,� reads the report. “The town may wish to dispose of

   

   

                 

                                

   

      



     

  

 

                





 

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Township needs to make process easier Home show to open Continued from front

Renfrew County business and economic development and marketing official Alastair Baird speaks as McNab-Brae side Coun. Bob Campbell looks on.

The endangered species act and nearby industrial clusters are possible threats. Baird said the county supports McNab-Braeside in its economic development. More information on those efforts can be found at ottawavalleyliving.com .

Community - A new Arnprior home and leisure show will be unveiled for the ďŹ rst time this weekend. The Greater Arnprior Chamber of Commerce presents the inaugural Arnprior Home & Leisure Show, from May 2 to 4. Held at Nick Smith Centre, 77 James St., the hours are Friday from 5 to 9 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information call the chamber at 613-6236817 or Gib McMullen at 613-623-5690.

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Coun. Aldene Styles said council is concerned with how local development and slowed and wants input from those involved. there?â€? said Connelly. municipality is a good ďŹ t “We had 15 new housing builds last “We need to be reaching to pair up with a southern year, with some renovations and add- into Ottawa and marketing destination and establish ons. Back a few years ago we were it down there.â€? a snowbird community, averaging 45-50,â€? said Styles. Tourism and recreation something O’Hara said is “What is it about McNab-Braeside? opportunities were cited as a great idea and something Are we not open and friendly enough? areas of potential growth the couple has considered. Do we have a lot of restrictions?â€? in the township. And more “We’re actually looking Scott McEwan of McEwan homes promotion is needed, said at and evaluating that ourhas been in business for 28 years and at least one resident. selves,â€? she said. “We want built more than 900 homes in the imChristine O’Hara said to stay within the area, but mediate area, including what the may- she and her husband, who there’s no community for or described as one of the township’s live in Flat Rapids Estates, us to lock the door and most beautiful subdivisions - Madison are relatively new to the walk away. This is a prime Heights. township, having moved location for that.â€? The Town of Arnprior, up until the there nine years ago upon Local builder and proplast four or ďŹ ve years, had the same retirement. erty owner Lou Laventure challenges developers face in McNab“We love it here because said uncertainty over what Braeside, said McEwan, who is a resi- it’s the countryside – there is happening at the Highdent of the township and does a lot are resources available if way 417/Calabogie Road of business in Arnprior. But ofďŹ cials we want to boat, swim, intersection has tied up dethere have made changes. kayak or canoe. It’s a great velopment of 100 acres of “The (Arnprior) process has gotten recreational area, but my land he owns in the area. an awful lot easier,â€? said McEwan. god it’s difďŹ cult to ďŹ nd,â€? “We’ve been trying “Make it easier for the developers to said O’Hara. to do something for 30 come in. Have up-to-date subdivision A recently commis- years,â€? he said. “We need agreements. There are so many of sioned report by Dr. Bruce the detailed design.â€? those little unknowns.â€? Firestone suggested the Upcoming changes to He alluded to work on Glen Meadows, subdivision two, on which his s#HIROPRACTIC company is working. s#USTOM/RTHOTICS “I still don’t have the ďŹ nal subdis,ASER4HERAPY vision agreement and I asked for it seven or eight months ago,â€? he said. No referral necessary “You can open your arms, but if you run into the guy’s chest once you get there it’s no good because you’re not getting anywhere.â€? Developers aren’t going to go into anything not knowing what the ďŹ nal costs will be. Cynthia Osadchuk, RMT “The people that are looking to s2EGISTERED come in now, it’s not a handshake -ASSAGE4HERAPY anymore, it’s not the good ol’ boys anymore, it has to be a process,â€? said 74 Daniel St. S. McEwan. Arnprior Realtor June Laplaunte echoed WWWINTUNECHIROCA 613-623-2860 McEwan’s concerns. “The process is very difďŹ cult in this township,â€? said Laplaunte, adding when she recently dropped into the township ofďŹ ce looking for infor566 Cataraqui Woods Dr., Kingston, ON K7P 2Y5 

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Brothers charged with break-in News – Two Arnprior brothers have been arrested after OPP responded to a report of a break-and-enter in progress on Saturday, April 19. OPP report that at 5:30 p.m. police attended an apartment on Sullivan Crescent in Arnprior. As a result of their investigation, the two men, age 37 and 40, were arrested and charged with break and enter with intent to commit an indictable offence. They were released on a promise to appear in court on May 28. OPP Constable Jenn Calder is the lead investigator. VEHICLES VANDALIZED

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A Horton firefighter hoses down the tractor trailer after a two-vehicle accident on Highway 17 last Thursday afternoon. The male driver of the transport was not injured, but the women driver of the Mazda, in the background, was taken to Ottawa Hospital where she later died from her injuries.

Valley woman dies from injuries Peter Clark peter.clark@metroland.com

News - A woman has died as a result of her injuries following a two-vehicle accident between a car and tractor trailer just outside Renfrew on Highway 17.

The collision occurred west of the Bruce Street intersection about 1:15 p.m. last Thursday, April 24. OPP report that Lynn Lubitz, 48, of Renfrew was at the wheel of a four-door Mazda, which was westbound on Highway 17.

Her car crossed the centre line and struck the eastbound tractor trailer, Renfrew OPP said. A fire ensued, scorching the truck and burning grass in a field next to the highway. The Renfrew Fire Department extricated Lubitz from the

car while Horton firefighters got the grass fire under control and remained on the scene to hose down the tractor trailer. Lubitz was taken to the Ottawa Hospital trauma centre. The male driver of the transport was not injured. The highway was closed from Bruce Street to Storyland Road as police investigated. No charges will be laid.

OPP report three vehicles belonging to Canada Post in Arnprior were damaged over the weekend of April 18-20. The tail-light covers were removed or broken from each vehicle parking in their parking lot over the Easter weekend. Anyone with information is asked to contact OPP Const. Tamara Dube at 613-623-3131. Damage was done to a barrier and gas pump at the Antrim Truck Stop on Friday, April 18 shortly after midnight. Police are reviewing surveillance at the store and the investigation is continuing. OPP warn that thefts from vehicles are continuing in Arnprior and Renfrew. Stolen property includes cash, Canadian Tire money, licence plates, and binoculars. “Please remember to lock your vehicle at all times when not in use,� urge OPP. “Thieves are looking for an easy target and if your vehicle is locked and nothing of value is visible they will move on. Lock it or lose it.�

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Busy season ahead for public works Derek Dunn derek.dunn@metroland.com

News – A lengthy list of to-do jobs for public works workers was presented to Arnprior council Monday, but afterward one elected ofďŹ cial asked about other ďŹ les. Public works director Guy Bourgon has plenty of projects to oversee this summer, according to chief administrative ofďŹ cial Michael Wildman. That prompted a report at the April 28 council meeting titled ‘2014 Public Works Departmental Activities’. Twenty ďŹ les were discussed including: • Water tower – upgrades to the tower and the cover for a pipe crossing the Madawaska River; • Repaving – roads for this summer include Charles, Isabella, Elizabeth, Victoria, William and Staye Court; Second Avenue,

along with John, Elgin, and McGonigal are being prepared for future work; • Asbestos management plan – an investigation of all town-owned occupied buildings; • Water and wastewater – monitoring strategic locations in the sanitary sewage system; the Havey Street watermain replacement is being planned; • Stormwater – a study of the entire system, and plans for future sewer separation of combined sewer areas; • Sidewalks – the town got a “very goodâ€? price on the work, with work ďŹ nished by the second quarter; Other projects include tree cuttings to stave off Emerald Ash Borer, Baskin Drive urbanization, carpet and boiler replacements at the museum, and upcoming plans at the landďŹ ll site. See BUILDING Page 18

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Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke MP Cheryl Gallant, centre, presents $50,000 in Enabling Accessibility Fund grant money to McNab-Braeside Mayor Mary Campbell. The grant will pay for upgrades at Waba Cottage Museum and Gardens. On hand for the presentation are Waba Cottage committee members , from left, Coun. Brad McIlquham, Neil Stewart and Coun. Bob Campbell.

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News - More people will soon be able to enjoy one of McNab-Braeside’s treasured features - Waba Cottage Museum and Gardens. The township received $50,000 from the federal Human Resources and Skills Development OfďŹ ce for Disability Issues-Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF). The money will pay for accessibility upgrades at the White Lake site, including handicap ramps, landings and exterior doors on the heritage buildings (the Staye building, Waba church, the Hill building, the McNab School building and the main building).

The former CN land is heavily treed and reputed for harbouring drug users. It is often littered with drug paraphernalia. Three police cruisers responded there to a recent security-surveillance violation incident; and a nearby home invasion three years ago ended in the invader’s death. “The real issue there is splitting and selling to close it in and clean it up,� Reeve Walter Stack said. Allan Drive has passive parkland behind the mall and ravine. It’s unknown how secure the slope is for building purposes. Fairview Crescent is also a passive park behind the Nick Smith Centre. It is largely treed with a curved lot on the crescent, abutted by homes. It could

be converted to two single residential lots. Mayor David Reid suggested some trees remain to shield homeowners from the recreation centre. “It has to be compatible with neighbouring houses,� Reid said. “It’s important to add that this is about repurposing green space, not reducing it. It’s using it to enhance other green spaces.� Vancourtland Street North has former CN land on the west and south sides. It is currently a passive recreation trail. Norma Street South has former CN land. It is unusually shaped, so a deal might be worked out with a neighbour to make it more modular and sellable. Second Avenue, abutting Sheel Windows, is the sixth parcel.

A piece of land staff suggests the town keeping for now is a mixed use commercial former CN land on MacDonald Street North. Council who spoke up agreed the property could go in the future, but that commercial land in downtown isn’t popular in most jurisdictions. Reid and Stack told staff they didn’t want to see the properties sold “as is.â€? They agreed that preparing them with proper zoning in place can be done more cheaply in-house and offers potential buyers a ďŹ nished product. Coun. Lynn Grinstead said she liked hearing staff’s suggestion that Habitat For Humanity might show an interest. Smith was recently talking with the non-proďŹ t and said it still wants to build a house in town.

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The washroom in the Staye Building will also be updated to become handicap-accessible. Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke MP Cheryl Gallant announced the grant during a April 23 visit to the township ofďŹ ce. Mayor Mary Campbell expressed thanks. “This will open it up to our aging population - a greater portion of the population is going to have access,â€? said Campbell. Waba Cottage Museum and Gardens is open Wednesday to Sunday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Victoria Day weekend to Thanksgiving weekend. The museum hosts the McNab Days Scottish Festival and numerous weddings throughout the summer season.

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Searching for answers Local woman helps trace biological families Jessica Cunha jessica.cunha@metroland.com

News - While growing up, Lori McGrath would walk down the street, wondering if the women she saw could be her biological mother. Born in Barrie, she was raised 20 minutes away in Brantford, Ont. by the couple that adopted her. When she reached adulthood, she decided to start searching for her birth mother. She entered a public library and 10 minutes later, walked away with her biological mother’s name. “Through finding my own birth mom in a matter of 10 minutes at a public library, I thought, well this is cool,” said McGrath. Now, 20 years later, she continues to help others find their biological parents and children through her business,

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Search Trace Locate. “I’ve been helping other adopted people find their birth parents through genealogy,” said McGrath, who lives and runs her business out of Arnprior. McGrath will be one of a number of “human books” available this weekend (May 3 and 4) at the Pakenham library. All five libraries in Larnark County – the Perth Union Library, Smiths Falls Library, Carleton Place Library, Mississippi Mills Library (both Almonte and Pakenham branches) and Lanark Highlands Library – will take part in the event.

People will have the opportunity to check out a human book and learn about that person’s life. McGrath will be at the Pakenham library on Saturday, May 3. McGrath estimates she’s helped more than 3,000 people reunite with biological relatives, including her husband Sean. Finding Sean’s family took much longer than Lori’s – 10 years before they were able to track down his birth mother through the Children’s Aid Society in Newfoundland. “We had to find out if we were related at all. That’s a scary thought,” said Lori. “It’s a scary thought going out into the world and all these secrets were kept. You never know if you’re dating your brother or sister or cousin or whatever. It makes it very tough. “Luckily we weren’t related.” MOTHER-SON REUNION

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Jennifer Renauld grew up in a single parent household. She had never met her father and her mother didn’t talk about him. After her mother passed away, she decided to begin looking for her father. “I have always been wondering forever,” said Renauld, who lives in Pembroke. “Whatever happened to my father?” She ran across Lori at a craft show in Arnprior. They began talking about their experiences.

“I gave her all the information I knew, which wasn’t a lot,” said Renauld. “Within three days she had my answers for me.”

For me, it’s the drive of wanting every person who wants that answer, where do I come from? LORI MCGRATH

Lori found Renauld’s father, who had passed away and was buried in the United States. He had remarried and had other children. Through the connection, Renauld found four half brothers and a half sister. “We don’t see each other but I chat with one of them on Facebook. It was odd his reaction at first when I told him I was looking for our dad. His reaction at first was, ‘Why would you bother? He never did anything for us,’” said Renauld. “For me it was a closure thing. If he was living I probably wouldn’t have gone to meet him. It was more about learning his lifestyle. Lori was able to provide that closure for me.” DRIVEN TO SUCCEED

Although Lori has helped numerous people find relatives, not every case has a happy ending. “I’ve had cases where the birth mothers turned me down flat,” she said. “I’ve also had

it where adoptees who said ‘I like my life the way it is now, I don’t want to know this woman.’” Only four provinces in Canada – Ontario, Newfoundland, Alberta and British Columbia – have open legislation when it comes to looking for biological children or mothers. Birth fathers, because they are often left off the birth certificate, have a harder time, said Lori. “Birth fathers got the biggest shaft of all as far as I’m concerned,” she said. “It’s much harder for the birth father to prove he’s the actual father, unless the child is found.” Siblings of adopted children also have no recourse if the birth mother is dead, she said. Lori uses a mix of systems to help locate the people she’s asked to find, such as online genealogy tools and social media sites, libraries, funeral homes, cemeteries, phone directories and national archives. “Anything I can get my hands on that has genealogy attached to it, I try to read it,” she said. And though it can be difficult, the successful cases far outweigh the negative ones. “For me, it’s the drive of wanting every person who wants that answer, where do I come from?” said Lori. “The feeling when somebody comes back and says, ‘I just spoke to so and so for the first time, how can I think you?’ I go, you just did.” For more information, visit searchtracelocate.com, email searchtracelocate@gmail. com or call 613-778-8225.


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mentaries, particularly his last two on mental illness, are also part of public education and the need for the public to understand that people such as Michael Stewart aren’t demons and monsters, but mentally-ill people who need medical assistance, love and understanding. Dempsey’s feature demonstrates that Stewart is getting all of that support in spades. When Dempsey began work on the story earlier this year she saw the story as one about forgiveness, when she came to see that it was more about understanding. “What struck me is that the Stewarts are like many families we all know, except they had this terrible thing happen to them,” she told The Chronicle-Guide. After he covered the 2013 trial in which Richard Kachkar was declared not criminally responsible for killing a Toronto police officer, Dempsey says he found public often fails to understand what ‘not criminally responsible’ entails. Too often, she says, the public sees it simply as a pass to get out of jail free.

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Michael Stewart shares a recent meal in Renfrew with his sister, Rebecca, and his dad, David. When her story on the Stewarts came out, she says she received the most response ever to one of her stories about 100 emails and tremendously positive feedback. Now, she says the Stewarts have somehow been able to move forward with their lives. “I’m glad they told it (their story),” says Dempsey. “I’m glad they told it to me. I feel privileged to tell the story in print.” For his most recent documentaries, Kastner was given unprecedented access to a forensic health institute … for three and a half years. The time, says Kastner, reinforced his experience that patients suffering from mental illness have too often been demonized by the media and the public. He says he feels fortunate if can help bring the public to better understand these people. “I’m interested in people who are trying to climb out of their dark pit,” says Kastner. “I’m interested in people who are

trying to fix themselves, not those who are career criminals.” The documentary, Out of Mind, Out of Sight, also evolved after Michael Stewart twice dropped out of the filming in 2011. But he agreed to return, after adjusting to new medication. “He’s still very fragile, but he has come a long way,” says Kastner. Kastner’s documentary, which was scheduled to premier at Hot Docs fes-

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Internet no longer a luxury Many of us have the Internet in our pocket; an instant connection to news, email and, during an emergency, information that can even save lives. For others, the Internet is a distant concept. And not just in Third World countries – here in the Ottawa Valley too. While there has been a concerted effort to spread high-speed Internet accessibility into all corners of the Upper Ottawa Valley, not everyone is connected. And it’s not only because of a lack of service. For some the cost of an Internet connection is more than some they can afford. That puts them in a significant and growing disadvantage in today’s world. Information is power, as well as a key element of a modern education. Without a decent connection to the worldwide web, people who are already behind the rest of Canadian society are destined to fall further behind. The children in homes without a fast connection are destined to be disadvantaged compared to their peers. It seems less likely they will get a chance to excel at school and beyond, which equals a massive waste of potential. A low-income advocacy group organized a march in Ottawa on April 17 to draw attention to the high cost of high-speed, a price tag that puts the Informa-

tion Highway out of reach for many Canadians. The Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now is calling for high-speed Internet to be made available to Canadians for $10 a month. Given that the federal government regulates our telephone service, a more affordable Internet is within reach if Parliament feels it is important. Don’t be fooled and think this is all about downloading movies. The Internet is the world’s encyclopedia and everyone is better off with this massive reference material close at hand. We pay taxes so that our libraries can share information with all residents. Why not a Canadian system to share the Internet with all Canadians? For this tech-savvy nation, it’s within our control to make it happen. The federal government has made rural highspeed Internet a priority, which is commendable. But it should go a step further and make sure it’s affordable too. Every Canadian should have high-speed access. And if their current finances mean they can’t afford it, rates should be controlled. If Internet service providers won’t or can’t make the cost affordable, it’s up to all of us – through our federal government – to help offset costs so we’re all on an equal footing.

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Wife inspired husband to create 20 keys to happiness To the Editor: I wanted to thank you very much for printing the letters from both my brother-in-law as well as a close family friend in consecutive editions of the Arnprior Chronicle-Guide (April 17, 24). It was actually at my wife’s visitation that this occurred and this simple act of kindness was retained by many that day as emblematic of the future hope for humanity that youth can provide. So on behalf of our family I wish to extend my appreciation for your taking the time and finding the space to include these. In closing I wanted to share this short anecdote which I had sent around to select friends who were experiencing their own current life challenges, which, although it seems to have gone a bit viral, was intended to convey a simple message of guidance. For years it bugged me that while I could have no trouble getting angry over the smallest things and often staying pouty for days on end, my wife seemed to have this magical capacity to find a way to smile every day no matter how

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bad her day was going. I must say Sherry was by no means perfect. This year’s garden plan and associated chore list that she beavered away at until the end contained her typical marching orders (e.g. don’t forget to crop the garlic buds, don’t mow near my daffs, yes, the roses all need bone meal) is proof enough of how evil and demented she could be. However, she was also the happiest person I knew. So I had had enough of her hogging all that sunny disposition energy and figured I’d get a piece of the action for myself. I hatched a plot to find the source of this fiendish character flaw she was saddled with. I eventually started spying on her and jotting notes on how she chose to respond to life’s challenge on a day-today basis. From that clandestine operation, I compiled my research and have subsequently carried the disturbing result of my analysis (please see below) around on a card in my wallet for more than a decade as a reminder of her subversive nature. Vice President & Regional Publisher Mike Mount mmount@perfprint.ca 613-283-3182, ext. 104 Regional General Manager Peter O’Leary poleary@perfprint.ca 613-283-3182, ext. 112 Group Publisher Duncan Weir dweir@perfprint.ca 613-283-3182, ext. 164 Regional Managing Editor Ryland Coyne rcoyne@perfprint.ca Publisher: Mike Tracy mtracy@perfprint.ca

Unfortunately applying this stuff doesn’t come very naturally to me, so I find that most days I do or say something that makes me have to take out my wallet and review which line(s) I’ve forgotten to apply. Incidentally, you should know that I’d been secretly carrying this card around for years but was too embarrassed to show it to her until just recently. When I did she just smiled and then laughed - of course she would. Sherry’s key to happiness 1. Take pleasure in small things. 2. Never stay angry - talk and move on. 3. Don’t pretend to know more than you do. 4. Always treat nature with respect – don’t forget you are merely part of it. 5. Don’t be acquisitive – it’s only stuff. 6. Never let your work define what you are – it’s only what you do. 7. If you’re doing the talking you’re not listening. 8. Respect others’ opinions but seek your own good judgement.

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9. Appreciate your limits and don’t be afraid to ask for help. 10. Think before you do say something negative or hurtful. 11. Try to make others feel better about themselves. 12. You are no better and no worse than anyone else. 13. Appreciate what you have and don’t dwell on what you think you need. 14. Always do what is right even if it may be difficult. 15. Always conduct yourself with dignity and be your own reflection. 16. Accept that you’re not perfect so never stop striving to improve. 17. Believe in something - it doesn’t have to be religious just empowering. 18. Never be disrespectful to your partner. 19. Find a way to show your partner you love them every day. 20. Even if you don’t always meet your goals, always follow your dreams. Jean-Pierre Thonney Arnprior

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Past councils achieved much; don’t waste time criticizing them To the Editor: We just returned from Yellowknife and I have had a chance to read the article in the April 10 edition of the Arnprior ChronicleGuide regarding the past council and staff in Arnprior being unfairly criticized. The article was well written and, by simply reporting the facts, it corrected some of the erroneous statements made over the past several years. The article gave me cause to look back on past councils and my experience with them. I had the pleasure of being a councillor on councils lead by Tom Sullivan, George Johnston and Leonard Shean. These councils had many outstanding and dedicated citizens. Councillors such as Pat Robinson, Nancy Black, and Ken Deluca, to name a few. Staff such as Joe Descent, Chris Forsyth and Garry Buffam provided outstanding support. All of these people were dedicated to the Town of Arnprior and its citizens and spent no time denigrating others. They spent their time and effort advancing the town through many positive initiatives. For seven years ending in 2010, I had the pleasure of leading two consecutive councils comprised of Nancy Black, Ken Deluca, Mark Wilmer, Eric Burton, Tom Peckett, Walter Stack, Carol Ryan, Jack Lammert and Ted Strike. This group of people was typical of a functioning municipal council in that they worked together and accomplished much without need for unjustly criticizing others, while maintaining a very positive vision for the town. In those seven years the following was accomplished:

1) John Street from Madawaska to Robert Simpson Park was totally rebuilt - sewer, water, sidewalks and roadway. 2) Water and sewer services were extended up Staye Court, under the highway along Russett Drive and across Vanjumar Drive. This allowed for the development of not only the Antrim Truck Centre, but also Campbellbrook subdivision and the recent Phoenix Homes subdivision. 3) The first development charge bylaw was designed and implemented. Money raised by the DC charges was earmarked and used as per provincial mandate. The revenues helped pay for recreation, library, public works equipment, firefighting equipment and other expenditures that were triggered by development. 4) Housing starts climbed from less than 25 per year to over 75 per year. 5) Outstanding infrastructure grants for the water filtration plant in excess of one million dollars were recovered with the help of our members of parliament. 6) As a result of fines levied by the Ministry of Environment, the sewer pipe in the Madawaska River was replaced and a new pump station was built on the east side of the river. 7) All of the town’s streets, pipes and sidewalks were inventoried and their replacement prioritized. 8) Arnprior was one of the province’s first communities to implement the new drinking water regulations arising from the Walkerton inquiry. 9) Water and sewer rates were increased and a long-term plan allowing for life cycle replacement using the increased revenue

was started. This included an examination of the condition of all buried infrastructure. 10) A $20 million expansion and upgrade to the wastewater treatment plant was completed. This work resulted in increased capacity (more houses and businesses), less hydraulic loading and a very significant decrease in contamination being discharged into the Ottawa River. 11) Two upgrades were completed at the water filtration plant. The back-up capacity was increased to allow for enhanced safety in case of a failure and a second upgrade allowed for more development and the installation of chloramination equipment. 12) The water tower was upgraded. 13) A new pump station was constructed at Seventh Avenue. 14) The McNab Street outfall was built. 15) Four new dressing rooms were built at the Nick Smith Centre. 16) The downstairs portion of the library was completed. 17) The leaking roofs on the municipal buildings were repaired. This included the library, the town hall, the police/fire station, the museum, the water filtration plant and the Nick Smith Centre. 18) Through the efforts of all citizens, the life of the dump was extended by 12 years. 19) A five-year agreement was signed with McNab-Braeside for library, recreation and water usage. This agreement was extended to allow the new councils in 2010 some time to negotiate new agreements. 20) In keeping with council’s vision of supporting our neighbours and being good citizens of the world, donations were made to the Tsunami Relief Fund, the Katrina

Relief Fund, the Pakistan Earthquake Relief Fund and the McNab-Braeside Flood Relief Fund. Each of these donations was matched by the federal government. 21) The off-street parking lot was upgraded and paved to enhance retail parking. 22) Relief from parking requirements allowed Shoppers Drug Mart and Giant Tiger to build new outlets. See STREET Page 10

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Street paving, heritage designation, no-smoking bylaw among progress made Continued from Page 9

23) A Heritage Designation Study in the downtown core was completed which lead to heritage designation of a defined area of the downtown. 24) A community improvement plan process was begun. 25) Tax relief extended to the local legion.

26) A bylaw was passed mandating the naming of new streets in honour of veterans identified by the local legion. 27) A comprehensive no-smoking bylaw was passed. 28) The Rotary Club provided a new Town of Arnprior sign on the highway. 29) Negotiations were held with the Ministry

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41) Part of Russell Street and Atkinson Street were repaved. 42) Subdivisions providing for the construction of over 400 houses were approved. 43) Negotiations with the OPP were held over five years, resulting in the proposed $400,000per-year increase not being implemented. Many municipalities in Ontario contacted Arnprior for information on these negotiations. 44) A market analysis, paid for by proponents of development, was completed at council’s request. This analysis pointed out the need for close to 200,000 square feet of new retail space. 45) The staff and mayor carried out negotiations with TSC, Hart Stores, CTC and others. 46) Several upgrades to windows and safety exits, etc. were carried out at the museum. 47) With the help of, and advice from, City of Ottawa staff, a building audit was commissioned on the town hall. This audit pointed out any problems with the existing building and indicated what remedial actions could be taken. 48) A plan for a refurbishment of the existing town hall was made and priced. 49) Interim steps to make the existing town hall accessible were taken and some services were moved to the ground level. 50) Locating a new town hall between the ambulance building and the emergency services building (fire/police) was examined and a draft plan was drawn. 51) A complete human resources study was done and a salary grid was produced and implemented. 52) A complete energy audit was done leading to large energy savings in all facilities, but particularly at the Nick Smith Centre. 53) Energy efficient lights bulbs were placed in the downtown core and testing was done on several streets with fixtures and bulbs provided by suppliers. See ARNPRIOR Page 13

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There is more than one way to catch a worm Lifestyle - When it comes to acquiring nutrition, animals show great resourcefulness. Anything organic-based is eaten. Leaves, roots, flowers, seeds, nectar, sap, wood, bark, insects, mammals, birds, fish, and carrion – the list is long and exhaustive. And great creativity is exhibited for each individual item. For example, some animals are specialized for eating earthworms. American Woodcocks, which now can be heard ‘beeping’ at dusk, have long bills for probing deep into soft earth. The bill’s tip has special sensory cells for locating worms, and can be opened near its end to grab a meal deep underground. Star-nosed Moles have huge front feet for digging tunnels through muck and their nose is equipped with odd, finger-like protuberances for detecting worms by touch. American Robins run across

Michael Runtz Nature’s Way lawns, stopping to cock their head to look first with one eye, then the other when they see the slightest movement in a worm’s tunnel. Then with lightening speed the bill strikes down and the worm becomes history. Recently I observed birds catching worms in a very different way.

I was driving past a flooded soccer field at Carleton University when I noticed hordes of Ring-billed Gulls swimming on the water. I stopped to watch for a few minutes and noticed most were staring down into the water as they slowly swam around. Every now and again one would suddenly fly up into the air, hover briefly, and then dive headfirst into the water. When the gull surfaced a large earthworm would be dangling out its beak. After gobbling down its prize, the gull would commence slowly swimming around, repeating the entire process once again. I spent more than an hour watching the gulls and taking their photographs from the car. As there were about 150 gulls on the flooded field and each caught a worm every few minutes, I estimated that several thousand earthworms were being consumed every hour!

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PM doesn’t speak for me Your best shot, an Immunization Week message

To the Editor: Re. Friday’s Supreme Court ruling on Senate reform. Stephen Harper stated that: “Essentially this is a decision for the status quo. A status quo that is supported by virtually no Canadian.” How dare Mr. Harper speak on my behalf I have my own opinions and rarely do they coincide with Mr. Harper’s ideas or opinions. Elizabeth Stewart Waba

Arnprior well-served in past Continued from Page 10

54) A Strategic Plan was completed. 55) As over 250 original water meters were not working and existing models could not be repaired, all water meters were replaced. 56) The town hosted the Telus Cup, the Canadian Women’s Hockey Championship and the Canadian Men’s Broomball Championship. 57) The budget was separated into a capital and an operating stream to make the process more transparent and end subsidizing of one from the other. 58) Surplus municipal rights-of-way were sold to adjacent landowners to facilitate development. This was the case in the property beside PJ’s Restaurant, which was divided by an unnecessary allowance bisecting the property. This parcel is now being developed. 59) The municipality fully participated in the Partners in Caring fundraising drive through the use of the municipal billing systems. 60) The municipality negotiated to have the land ambulance station built in Arnprior. This list could go on, but suffice to say that the councils and staff between the years 2002 and 2010 accomplished quite a lot. This was only accomplished through co-operation. The focus, as it has been in the past, was on the people of this community. Little time was wasted on negativity. Decisions, including budgets, were most often past by unanimous agreement. Criticism of other members of council or staff was, by mutual agreement, not tolerated in council meetings. Personnel issues were resolved, as required by the Municipal Act, in-camera. All council meetings were broadcast on Cable 22 and meetings of particular interest were held at the emergency services building (fire hall) to allow access to all. None of the above is unusual. Municipal government in Ontario is governed by the Ontario Municipal Act, which mandates transparency and honesty. Previous councils, without exception, leave behind a very detailed indication of what they have done or planned to do. Let’s move forward and spend less time trying to denigrate past councils or staff. Arnprior has been well served for many years.

To the Editor: The recent measles outbreaks in Canada remind us that infectious diseases still pose a serious threat to our health. Both infants and the elderly are particularly vulnerable to many vaccine-preventable diseases and their complications. For example, infants who are too young to be fully immunized can become seriously ill if they come in contact with an underimmunized adult who is sick with even a mild case of an illness like pertussis. During National Immunization Awareness Week (April 26 to May 3), Immunize Canada calls upon all Canadians to protect themselves and others by staying up to date with their immunizations. “Immunizations are safe, effective, and benefit people of all ages,” says Dr. Susan

Bowles, Chair of Immunize Canada. “They protect individuals and communities by preventing the spread of disease. As more people are immunized, the disease risk for everyone is reduced.” It is now easier than ever for Canadians to keep track of their immunizations thanks to a new app, ImmunizeCA, developed by Immunize Canada in collaboration with the Canadian Public Health Association and the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, and funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada. “The new ImmunizeCA app provides access to recommended immunization schedules, reliable, expert-approved, bilingual information about immunizations, as well as useful tools such as appointment reminders, and local outbreak alert notifica-

tions,” says Dr. Shelly McNeil, vice-chair of Immunize Canada. The app is easy to use and ideal for Canadians constantly on the go. It is available for secure, free download at the App Store, Google Play and Blackberry World. All can be accessed online at immunize. ca/app. In our busy connected world none of us is isolated, and the best way to protect yourself and the people around you is to get immunized. Talk to your doctor, nurse, pharmacist or local public health office about staying upto-date with your immunizations. Immunize Canada/CPHA Elizabeth Smith, communications manager

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Business – Food lovers, you’ll soon have a tasty new option. The Shawarma Shoppe on Elgin Street will be open for business May 3 and John Soules invites everyone to drop in and see what it’s all about. Originally from Pennsylvania, Soules has been in Canada for almost seven years after meeting his wife Apryl Warren, who lived in Ottawa. Since Warren had relatives in the Renfrew area and the

couple was looking for a small town atmosphere, they decided to settle in Braeside. They have two children together. Soules’ restaurant experience began in high school with a part-time job and last year he operated a hot dog cart outside Rona in Arnprior. Between those jobs, however, his work focused on damage restoration – helping to restore homes affected by fire, floods, etc. When he decided to have a go at his own restaurant, he and Apryl brainstormed about what kind of food items weren’t being offered in the

local market and shawarmas, something he loves to cook at home, came to mind. “I like to make them, they’re a lot of fun,� said Soules. The traditional Lebanese food consists of a pita, marinated chicken, garlic sauce and Soules likes to add hummus. And to naysayers who question how someone who is not Lebanese can make a perfect shawarma, Soules has this to say: “One of the best pizza makers I know is German.� He will make everything he can from scratch, including the tzatziki and hummus.

He will also use as many local suppliers as he can. The Shawarma Shoppe will also sell donairs and among Soules’ future plans are kafta burgers, which are traditionally made with lamb but he will make with ground beef and the traditional Lebanese spices and serve on a pita bun. Sides include rice pilaf and roasted potatoes, along with freshly made salads, including tabbouleh. Also on offer will be premade sandwiches and salads. The Shawarma Shoppe is located 24 Elgin St., the former Our Place in the Prior

John Soules is pleased to be opening The Shawarma Shoppe May 3. The new restaurant is on Elgin Street. building. He looked at several possible locations but loved the spot and its dĂŠcor. “I love the rustic feel of it – the floors and the brick,â€? said Soules.

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ART BROWN RETIREMENT A retirement party for Mississippi Mills Fire Chief Art Brown will be held on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at the Almonte Community Centre, 182 Bridge Street, Almonte from 7:00 p.m. to 12 midnight. A light lunch and entertainment will be provided. Tickets may be purchased from Mississippi Mills Firefighters or at the Town Municipal Offices located at 3131 Old Perth Road, Almonte.

EQUIPMENT TENDER # 14-05 MOTORIZED GRADER SEALED TENDERS on forms supplied by the Town of Mississippi Mills Roads and Public Works Department will be received by the Director of Roads and Public Works, at the Municipal Office located at 3131 Old Perth Road, Almonte until 1:30pm local time, on Thursday, May 15th, 2014 for the “Town of Mississippi Mills – Supply of Motor Grader – Tender # 14-05�. Tenders will be opened in public at the Municipal Office building immediately following the tender closing. Copies of the tender package may be received at no charge by contacting the Roads and Public Works Department at (613) 2562064 Ext 258 or by email request to chartwick@mississippimills.ca The lowest or any tender will not necessarily be accepted.

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The Corporation of the Town of Mississippi Mills will be flushing the water mains in all areas of Almonte Ward beginning Monday, April 28th , 2014 to Friday, May 16th, 2014, during the hours of 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. (excluding weekends). This annual maintenance program is designed to remove the sediment that has accumulated in the water mains to maintain good water quality in the distribution system. This maintenance procedure is required under the Provincial Legislation and may result in temporary inconveniences to you such as reduced water pressure or red (discoloured) water. rReduced water pressure should only be intermittent as the hydrants are being flushed. The pressure will return to normal once the flushing is completed. r*GZPVEFUFDUdiscoloured (red) water, turn off your tap for 20 to 30 minutes; this should allow work crews enough time to complete the flushing. When work crews have left the area, turn on one COLD water tap for a few minutes to flush the system. r%JTDPMPVSFEXBUFSNBZPDDVSJODMPTFQSPYimity to the watermain flushing or many blocks, even kilometre’s away, depending on various factors such as their supply main size, location and demand flows. Unfortunately, it is impossible to predict the location and extent of the customers that may receive discoloured water. r3FTJEFOUT XIP MJWF JO UIF BSFBT CFJOH flushed may want to collect containers of

The Shawarma Shoppe’s grand opening is scheduled for May 3. The hours will be from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. to start and Soules will adjust the times to meet demand.

April 24, 2014 water for drinking and cooking, each day before the flushing program starts. r8F SFDPNNFOE UIBU ZPV EP OPU ESJOL PS wash laundry with red water. We appreciate your patience while this work is being completed and if you would like more information, please call the Roads & Public Works Department at 613-256-2064 and speak to Rod Cameron, ext. 232 or Cindy Hartwick ext. 258.

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Sealed Tenders marked “Tender for Town of Mississippi Mills, Surface Treatment – Con5IJTJTGPSUIFEJTQPTBMPG-BSHF8BTUF*UFNT tract No. 14-01� will be received at the Muonly. (chairs, tables, couches, bed, etc.) nicipal Office – 3131 Old Perth Road up to Household garbage will not be accepted at 1:30 pm local time, May 22, 2014. Bids reany location. ceived after the closing time will not be conDATE: Saturday, May 10, 2014 sidered. Tenders will be opened in public TIME: Gates open at 8 a.m. at the Municipal Office located at 3131 Old Gates close at 3 p.m. Perth Road, Almonte, immediately following closing. LOCATIONS: rNEW Ramsay Garage – 3131 Old Perth Rd The work included within this contract shall NEW DROP OFF LOCATIONS FOR 2014

r1BLFOIBN 3FDZDMF %FQPU   #BSS 4JEF include pulverizing, grading and surface Road treatment of Pakenham Concession 12S, r6OJPO)BMM:BSEm8PMG(SPWF3PBE from 120m North of Needham Side Road Drop off items can include appliances (freon- 1.55 km Southerly towards Panmure Road free where applicable); if the Freon has been BOE$FEBS)JMM4JEF3PBEGSPNUIFUI$POremoved it must be tagged, household fur- cession, Pakenham, 1.31km Westerly to the niture, scrap metal and tires (charges may 8th Concession, Pakenham. apply). This is also a perfect opportunity to dispose of used and unsafe children prod- For further information please contact; uct’s such as: baby walkers, baby bath seats, Corporation of The Town of Mississippi Mills cribs, playpens, baby gates, car seats, bicycle 3131 Old Perth Road helmets, protective sports equipment, stroll- Almonte, Ontario, K0A 1A0 ers and toys/lawn darts. Attention: *GZPVSGSJEHFIBTOPUCFFOUBHHFEUIBUJUJT 'SFPOGSFFZPV8*--CFDIBSHFEBOE Cory Smith the Town will take care of having the Freon Roads and Public Works Technologist removed and tagged. Roads and Public Works Department WE DO NOT ACCEPT THE FOLLOWING 5FMFQIPOF  Y ITEMS AT ANY OF THE LOCATIONS: Batter- Facsimile: (613) 256-4242 ies, propane tanks, brush, small loose ma- E-mail: csmith@mississippimills.ca

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News - Three recent impaired driving arrests, including two in the early morning in Arnprior, have prompted the local OPP to issue a reminder to drivers how serious the problem is in the area. The Renfrew-Arnprior OPP report that the three cases in the past week for drinking and driving related offences has them concerned. “Impaired driving remains the leading criminal cause of deaths in our country and the penalties for impaired driving can be expensive and cause severe hardship,” says the OPP in a news release. “When you live in the country where public forms of transportation are limited, most people depend on their ability to drive to attend work and make a living. “Having a driver’s licence is a privilege not a right. This privilege should be respected and appreciated. Don’t take your driver’s licence for granted.” On Friday, April 18 at 12:20 a.m., police responded to a report of an erratic driver on Madawaska Boulevard in Arnprior. The suspect vehicle was stopped and the driver found to have been drinking, say police. He failed a roadside alcohol test and was ar-

rested. Following further tests at the detachment, the 25-year-old Arnprior man Calvin was charged with impaired driving and driving over 80 mgs. He was released on a promise to appear in court in Renfrew on May 14. OPP Constable Carlvin Burgins investigated. On Wednesday, April 23 at 12:23 a.m., police were patrolling in Arnprior when they stopped a vehicle for failing to halt at a stop sign. Further investigation revealed the male driver had been drinking. He failed a roadside alcohol screening test and was arrested. After taking further tests at the detachment, the 30-year-old McNab-Braeside man was charged with driving over 80 mgs, driving a vehicle with open alcohol and failing to stop at a stop sign. He was released on a promise to appear in court in Renfrew on May 14. OPP Const. Walid Kandar investigated. The third arrest occurred April 19 in Renfrew when a 49-year-old Ottawa man was charged with driving over 80 mgs. The three cases were among the 170 calls, including 10 domestic disputes, responded to by the Renfrew OPP Detachment last week.

News - OPP report that a local teenager is facing incest charges after his sister came forward to say she had been sexually assaulted. The teenage victim reported being sexually assaulted over a period of several years by her brother. As a result of the police investigation, an 18-year-old male was

arrested and charged with sexual assault on a person under 16, sexual interference with a person under 16 and incest. He was released on a promise to appear and undertaking with conditions. He is not being identified by police in order to protect the identity of the victim. Detective Constable Trevor Nicholas investigated.


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Reeve Walter Stack was impressed with all the work, but didn’t take long to mention how anxious he is to see a report on the landfill so action can get started. He also asked about the possible expansion of the streetlight program. Mayor David Reid said the list represents about half of the ongoing work at public works. “It is a very aggressive work schedule,” Reid said. “It’s good for people to know the work that goes on behind the scenes.” RENOVATION GRANT

The town’s fund for sprucing up private properties around town got its first customer.

The former Dr. J’s Audiotronic building owners are renovating two second level apartments. They applied to the town’s new community improvement plan for grants and will likely get $2,250 of a possible $15,250. Coun. Lynn Grinstead said they should have gotten more, and is worried the $35,000 fund will not be exhausted by year’s end. “This amount we are granting for the first time is too little,” Grinstead said, adding that minimum and maximum amounts should be created. “What if no other applicants come through? This amount is less than we should be awarding.” Chief administrative officer Michael Wildman said the recipients are “very appreciative” of the money they received. MONICA LYONS/SUBMITTED

The Arnprior School of Dance junior competitive ballet group taught by Tara Sabourin were among the local dancers participating in a regional competition at Algonquin College on the weekend. Dancers included, in back from left, Anna MacHardy, Emily Sawyer, Brooklyn Ziebarth, Grace McGregor, and Sophie Mosley; kneeling Thomas Cherney with Kaylee Murray on his knee; Ava McLeod, down left; and Elizabeth Gooddy, down right.

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Arts – The Arnprior School of Dance sent 14 groups of dancers ranging in age from 3 to 30-plus to its second regional competition of the season at Algonquin College Saturday and Sunday. The local dancers performed against dance schools from Quebec, Ottawa and Almonte. Included was a competitive ballet group taught by Tara Sabourin. Arnprior School of Dance officials were very pleased with the performances and clearly so were the judges. An exciting addition to the trophies and medals received was earned by Arnprior senior dancer, Rebecca Cowal, who was awarded a ‘Be Discovered’ dance scholarship to Los Angeles this summer. Be Discovered is based in Toronto and has been in operation for 12 years. It offers a very special dance experience. Dancers from all over the world will experience L.A.’s professional dance world while training with the industry’s best dancers, choreographers, stars, agents and leading industry decision-makers. The Arnprior School of Dance award winners were as follows:

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Students at St. Joseph’s School in Arnprior had an inspiring experience at the recent We Day at Canadian Centre. Some of the students who attended join Carleton Place based singer Alex Vala at a recent followup event at the school.

Life - Students at St. Joseph’s School in Arnprior had an inspiring experience at the recent We Day at Canadian Centre and organizing their local We Create Change campaign. Following are pieces written by the students chronicling their experiences. Katie McIntyre, Brooke Blanchard Our experience at We Day was inspiring. We listened to many speakers who told stories about people in third world countries and how our lives are so different and the littlest things can make the biggest difference. They taught us how to love ourselves and others no matter what and even if you don’t like someone you should respect them. It only takes one person to get the ball rolling and that person could be you. We had a great time at We Day and we encourage you to sign up for next year. Ted Smith Nancy. Brisson’s Grade 5 class at St. Joseph’s School is raising money for We Create Change. We Create Change is a campaign that helps build schools across the world. They also help bring clean water to the schools, help teach kids how to farm, give them health care, food and education. Our class is having fundraisers like hat day, gum day, hot dog day, duct tape day, famous day, formal day and many more. Almost every spirit day is 50 cents to participate in the awesome spirit days. This week if you brought $1 you could get out of class to see upcoming singer Alex Vala. The campaign started March 19 and is trying to build over 200 schools. Our school has raised $2,000 - $20 = one brick, 500 bricks = one school. As Canadians we’re really lucky to have what we have. Payton McGregor Nancy Brisson’s Grade 5 class raises money for We Create Change From March 19 to April 17, Mrs. Brisson’s Grade 5 class started a campaign called We Create Change. We Create Change is a campaign to help build 200 schools around the world. $20 = one brick, 500 bricks = a school. We Create Change wants to open the doors to many students around the world. Over the past five weeks, St. Joseph’s School has raised $2,000. Mrs. Brisson’s Grade 5 students have hosted many spirit days such as crazy hair day, duct tape day, formal day and many more. The average spirit day cost 50 cents and the most successful one was hot dog day with a total of $530 raised. Schools will be built in Kenya, Africa, India, Haiti and many more. Not only will kids be able to go to school they will get agriculture, medicine, care, clean water and education. We can help change the world, one coin, one brick, one school at a time.

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Arnprior Figure Skating Club executive members Janet Simmonds, left, and Katie Clattenburg collect electronic waste items at a trailer depot set up at the Nick Smith Centre last Friday. A large number of items, especially old televisions, were dropped in the first three hours of the depot that was scheduled to continue over three days on the weekend. The depot is a fundraiser for the figure skating club, which is planning a skating school in June and will hold registration for a new season in late summer.

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$249,900 Situated in the heart of town this 3 unit building is ready for investors. Large lot that occupies both Elgin and McGonigal streets. MLS# 891659

$382,900 Located in Dochart Estates this 3+1 bedroom home offers many features. Two acre lot, great subdivision, new septic,roof, pool, large decks inside entry from garage, hardwood floors and two baths. Ready for those summer pool parties and BBQ’s. MLS# 904068

$599,900 Situated high on the hill of Toner Rd this 4 bedroom home overlooks the Ottawa River and Laurentian Hills of Quebec. Consisting of just over 3 acres, providing privacy to this home with a pool and hot tub. Hardwood floors and ceramic floors, formal living room, dining room, main floor family room with fireplace . Large eat in kitchen with all built in appliances. MLS# 900499


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POLITICS

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MP holds impromptu consultation session in Arnprior

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Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke MP Cheryl Gallant meets with Arnprior constituents.

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News - Taxation, funding of the CBC, interprovincial relations, Senate reform, Old Age Security (OAS), wireless competition and modernization of agricultural laws were among the topics raised during a recent constituents meeting in Arnprior, says Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke MP Cheryl Gallant. The ‘roundtable discussion’ was not publicly advertised ahead-of-time, so appears to have been by invitation only. Gallant said the recommendations for new government policies stemming from the discussion ranged from increasing tax-free savings account limits, to making old-age security increases retroactive and ending the monopoly on technology networks. “I was impressed with the practicality of the solutions R0012675700

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Shadow Queen author to visit ‘Arctic’ author to sign book May 3 Arnprior Library this Sunday Karen DeLuca Arnprior Public Library

from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at A Sense of Country on Raglan Street. While you are out at Renfrew’s Great Downtown Garage Saturday, the author invites you to come to meet her.

Libraries to host ‘human book’ days Lifestyle - Mississippi Mills Public Library is venturing into new areas with the help of the United Way and the other libraries in Lanark County. Collectively it will be hosting its first ever Human Library Project. That means that on this Saturday, May 3, you will be able to visit a library and ‘chat’ with a ‘human book’ of your choice (depending on availability). Drop by and ask for more info or visit humanlibrary. webs.com to see the full selection of ‘books’ and to reserve your time slot. Some of the ‘talking books’ that are lined up for

the project at the Pakenham Library include: Jocelyn Preece - Ugandan Libraries; Art Brown - MM fire chief; Fern Martin - SchoolBox representative; Lori McGrath - Adoption Researcher; Chris VanZanten - glass blower; Anne Colterman - restorative justice; Garwood Tripp - writer; Sherryl and Bob Smith - SchoolBox Representative. The Pakenham Branch Library hours are Tuesdays to Fridays 2 to 9 p.m. and Saturdays 1 to 5 p.m. Visit the library’s website at mississippimills.ca/ en/live/library.asp or call 613-624-5306.

Dragonfly expert to speak Lifestyle – An expert on dragonflies will be the guest presenter at the May meeting of the Macnamara Field Naturalists Club. The public is welcome to attend the 7:30 p.m. meeting Tuesday, May 6 at the Arnprior Curling Club. Christian Reneault, who is quite passionate about both dragon and damsel flies, will present an overview of the fascinating insects, including their anatomy, reproduction, migration and habitat. He will share the results of years of research conducted in the Outaouais and the Gatineau Valley to catalogue, study and identify some 106 species. The club also expects to have some news to share at the meeting about the Macnamara Trail boardwalk project. Admission to the meeting costs $5 for guests, but members and students can attend for free.

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Gulland is known for attention to historical detail. She is the author of the best selling trilogy based on the life of Josephine Bonaparte, wife of Napoleon, in which she recreates the astonishing world of a young girl who transforms herself into one of the most powerful women in history. The Josephine novels are a sweeping tale of love and loss, political intrigue and revolution during one of the most tumultuous periods in

European history. Tickets cost $15 and still available at the Arnprior Book Shop and at the library. The author presentation will begin at 1 p.m. on May 4 in the library. A reception will follow hosted by the Friends of the Library.

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Partners in Caring is seeking community members to join the Board of Directors. Give us a call 613-623-7962 x293 Partners in Caring and the Knights of Columbus, would like to invite you to A Knight in the Maritimes. This is a fundraising dinner in support of Arnprior Regional Health. A Knight is the Maritimes is a Steak or Lobster dinner. The lobsters are flown from Halifax the morning of the event. This event is scheduled for Saturday, May 3, 2014, at St. John Chrysostom Parish Hall located at 295 Albert Street in Arnprior.

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Lifestyle – The Arnprior Public Library in partnership with the Arnprior Book Shop is pleased to host bestselling author Sandra Gulland this Sunday, May 4. Gulland’s latest book is a seductive gripping novel about the lure and illusion of power and black magic. The Shadow Queen is set in Paris in the year 1660. Publisher Harper Collins describes the novel as follows: “As the daughter of itinerant actors who once lit up the Parisian stages, Claudette always thought her future lay in the theatre. But a series of chance encounters pull her into the alluring orbit of the most powerful woman in France, Athenais de Montespan, the unofficial mistress to Louis XIV and reigning .Shadow Queen’.”

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Lifestyle - Interested in Arctic history? Did you know Capt. Joseph-Elzéar Bernier wanted to claim the North Pole for Canada? Most people have heard of the American who made it to the Pole, Lt. Robert Peary, or Sir John Franklin, who got lost in the Arctic altogether with two ships and 129 men. But the stories of the Canadian explorers are not stories we know. That’s why Valley author Season Osborne wrote a book about the little-known Canadian expeditions to the North. Osborne, who grew up on the Burnstown Road and went to RCI, will be signing copies of her book, In the Shadow of the Pole, An Early History of Canadian Arctic Expeditions, 18711912, this Saturday, May 3,

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SPORTS

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Sports - The Junior B Arnprior Packers held their annual Awards Banquet at the Arnprior Curling Club Saturday. The 2013-14 Packers awards winners were:

MVP - Erik Miksik Goaltender Erik Miksik kept the Packers above water for a lot of the season, bailing the young club out on numerous occasions. His concentration in games and work ethic each practice paid off for him as he

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also was awarded the Eastern Ontario Junior Hockey League (OJHL) Valley Division Top Goaltender honors. Miksik’s 18 wins placed him second in the entire EOJHL and his 1,301 Saves were an EOJHL best. Top Scorer - Damian Armstrong Whether the Packers were up by two goals or down by two goals, Armstrong always gave the same effort. He is a relentless forechecker who made life very difďŹ cult on opposing teams goaltenders. His 23 goals and 47 points we’re career bests as he was a threat both on the power-play and while short-handed. His leadership on and off the ice also earned him the Presidents Award, which is given yearly to the player who best exempliďŹ es what it is to be an Arnprior Packer. Alex Staye Award - John McLean The Alex Staye Award is given annually to the Packers Top Playoff Contributor and this season it was won by captain John McLean. After posting 15 goals and 15 assists in 32 games in the regular season, McLean added 3 goals and 5 assists 6 playoff games. The Packers look forward to having the Dunrobin native wear the ‘C’ for the next three years. Top Defenseman - Michael McGrath He’s big, he’s strong, he’s fast, and he’s only 17 years old. In his second full season of Junior B hockey, the Arnprior native reached a new level. Logging big minutes every night, shutting down the opposing teams top lines, McGrath was also able to chip in 3 goals and 15 points while playing in all 41 games. Top Rookie - Chris Marchand Speed, energy, passion is the Packers motto and Chris Marchand brought all those things to the table. In 41 games, the 17-year-old posted 11 goals and 28 points, not bad for a kid

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Chris Marchand is Rookie of the Year. in his ďŹ rst season of Junior B hockey. The Packers are hoping his development continues and he is a big part of the club for years to come. Terry Ryan Award (Unsung Hero) - Brayden Harvey A forward turned defenseman at the start of the season, Harvey is the kind of player who deďŹ nes character. In his second season with the Packers, the Brampton native scored 1 goal and added 10 assists in 30 games before a broken hand sidelined him for the remaining 11 games of the season. He returned in time for playoffs and battled each game even though he wasn’t 100 per cent. Most Improved Player Award - Patrick McGrath In his ďŹ rst season with the Packers, McGrath was able to post 22 more points then he had the previous season with the Renfrew Timberwolves. He ďŹ nished second on the Packers with 20 goals and 33 points in 39 games. The twin tandem of Patrick and Michael McGrath looks very promising for years to come in Arnprior. Iron Man Award - Corey Chaplin From start to ďŹ nish, he never missed a beat. Chaplin logged big minutes and ďŹ nished ďŹ rst in

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Arnprior Mayor David Reid presents Packer Erik Miksik with the EOJHL Valley Division Top Goaltender Award. Miksik also received the Junior B club’s MVP award at the team’s Awards Banquet Saturday.

Arnprior Packers assistant coach and former captain Steve Frost presents Michael McGrath with the team’s Best Defenseman award. Packers defense, scoring with 6 goals and 25 points in 41 games. Also just 17 years old, there are very high hopes for Chaplin over the next four seasons. Most Gentlemanly Player Award - Jake Gaudet Another 17-year-old with high hopes, Gaudet showed ashes of brilliance, which had

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many remembering the days of Taylor Collins. He is a hard worker who ďŹ nishes his checks but doesn’t put the team in penalty trouble, as he is smart with how he pursues the puck. His highlight reel goal in Game two of the Valley Semi-ďŹ nals stands out as the unanimous choice for goal of the year.


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Orienteering club prepares to host North American championships Derek Dunn derekdunn@metroland.com

Sports – Orienteering Ottawa was readying the site of the North American championships with a competition last weekend in West Carleton. About 100 participants came out Sunday to the EcoWellness centre on the Carp Ridge for the sport that requires mapping and compass skills to navigate from point to point in diverse and usually unfamiliar terrain, and normally moving speedily. Orienteering began in the 1960s as a training exercise in land navigation for soldiers, but didn’t catch on in Ottawa until the 1970s. Now the Carp Ridge and the Town of

Arnprior are set to host the first official North American Orienteering Championships (NAOC). David Rosen from the International Orienteering Federation was brought over from the U.K. as an advisor to the championships. Speaking in the Carp area Sunday, he said he is impressed with the organizers and the terrain. “It’s beautiful terrain, especially the open rock barrens,” Rosen said. “The maps are very detailed with boulders and ripples and thick vegetation. They’ve done a good job organizing it.” The North American Orienteering Championships take place over the Canadian Thanksgiving weekend, Oct. 10-13. The sprint and the relay will take place in Arnprior,

and Arnprior will be headquarters for the weekend. The event centre, meals, accommodation and entertainment will all be in Arnprior at Robert Simpson Park. “Arnprior is doing everything in their power to make it a great event,” said NAOC organizer Gloria Rankin. The middle and long events will be held on new maps of the Carp Ridge - site of the 2010 Canadian Championships Middle and Long events. The relevant areas have now been embargoed. Lots of non-competitive activities are also planned: recreational events, clinics, training opportunities, children’s activities. See ottawaoc.ca for more.

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Gloria Rankin and David Rosen participate in an orienteering challenge on April 27 on the EcoWellness centre grounds along the Carp Ridge. Rosen travelled from England to advise the group on holding North America’s championships in Arnprior and West Carleton Oct. 10 to 13.

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Sports - The Arnprior District High School girls rugby team won two out of three games at the University of Ottawa Gee Gees tournament April 24. The girls defeated Ottawa schools Carine Wilson 27-0 and St. Thomas Aquinas 19-0, but dropped a close 5-0 match to a very experienced Bayside squad from Belleville. The Redmen are gearing up to play in the Eastern Ontario championship (EOSSAA) in Kingston May 26. ADHS is attempting to set up a return match with Bayside Friday, May 9 at Dochart Park.

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Neat race Adam McKinty, staying dry under an umbrella, gives cyclist Cari McSorley the go-ahead at the bridge in Burnstown. She would win the inaugural Get Here From There races, held at Neat Café on April 26, despite the rain and cold wind. The second event in the six-race series headquartered at the Neat Café is scheduled for June 1. It will be longer next time, a five-mile race from Burnstown to White Lake. A point system was employed to determine winners, with the participant closest to their category’s world record finishing first. The event champion is runner Graham Spaull, with Phil Knapp and Leif Buxton placing second and third respectively. Run winners for women and men were Colleen Berry and Graham Spaull. Bike winners were Cari-Lynn McSorley and Lucas Baum. The team champion was McNab Public School; the township challenge winner was McNab-Braeside.

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Singing their way to the top Melissa Tinsley, left, and Anna Burnette, both of Arnprior, participated in the vocal section of the Renfrew Rotary Music Festival last week and both came home with firstplace rankings. The festival, which also features a piano segment, continues this week. The public is invited to be entertained by the top performers from the festival at the awards night concert Wednesday, May 7 at 7 p.m. at Trinity-St. Andrew’s United Church in Renfrew.

Arts – Peter Duffy first knew his daughter Laura had a special talent when he was pushing the 5-year-old on a swing and she broke into ‘Don’t Cry for Me, Argentina’. Laura Duffy showed many signs of her singing talent growing up in Arnprior and has become a much sought-after soprano opera singer. She will be singing in a Mother’s Day concert with the Strings of St. John’s on Sunday, May 11 in Ottawa. While singing was always her forte, her parents, Peter and Barbara, encouraged her to also take piano lessons when young. That further strengthened her knowledge of music. She also was guided in her music by Lisa Pecora. Duffy, a graduate of Arnprior District High School, played Dorothy in the school’s production of the Wizard of Oz a few years ago. She continued with her musical education at Queens and has just been accepted into the Doctor of Music program, with funding help and a teacher’s assistant position, at the University of Western Ontario. Duffy is currently studying under mezzo-soprano Patricia Green. She completed her Master of Music at the

Arnprior soprano Laura Duffy will be singing in a Mother’s Day concert with the Strings of St. John’s on Sunday, May 11 in Ottawa. University of Western Ontario in London in the spring of 2011. See DUFFY’S Page 33

Valley Concert Band event raises funds for local army cadets Sherry Haaima sherry.haaima@metroland.com

Community – Enjoy an evening of great music for a wonderful cause. The Valley Concert Band will treat music lovers to a spring concert May 8 at Carlton Reid Hall in the Emmanuel Anglican Church. This year’s fundraising concert will benefit the 2360 Arnprior Royal Canadian Army Cadets. Conductor Keith Estabrooks said when his organization learned the corps would like to

eventually start its own band, supporting those efforts seemed a natural fit. “Being a band we thought we could try and help them out,” he said. The Valley Concert Band supports various charities with its concerts. Last year’s event raised money for the Child Poverty Action Network. Created in 1987, the band is sponsored by the Arnprior Legion Branch 174. The group practises in the Legion hall. The band consists of about 38 members from across the Ottawa Valley.

“They come from all over,” said Estabrooks. “From as far as Orleans and Ottawa, from Shawville, Pembroke, Renfrew, White Lake, Almonte Arnprior and more.” A member himself since 1995, Estabrooks said the upcoming concert will offer a variety of music. “At this one there’s a little bit of everything,” he said. “It should be a lot of fun.” Broadway numbers from Oklahoma and Jersey Boys, Beatles music and some World War II era selections are on the program. A performance from female vocalist Dale

Tapp of Pembroke rounds out the show. The band has been busy with local engagements, having just played a concert at the Perley-Rideau Veterans Health Centre and planning for a joint concert with students at Stonecrest Elementary this week. Organizers are grateful to Emmanuel Anglican Church for the donation of the hall. The hall is located at 287 Harrington St. in Arnprior. The venue is fully accessible. General admission tickets cost $10 and are available at the door. Doors open at 7 and the concert begins at 7:30 p.m.

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Events - Dust off your boots for the Country Opry Show Saturday, May 10 in Renfrew. The fundraiser for the Renfrew Victoria Hospital Healing Garden will be begin at 7 p.m. at The RCAF Wing. The evening pays tribute to the legends by the voices of Kevin White, Keith Mulvihill, Andy Taylor, Faron Brown, Chris Burant, Carla Pilatzke, Katie Skerkowski, Emily Etmanski, Tim Hermitte, Dennis Meilleur, Cindy Sidock, Guy Jamieson and Mary Etmanski. Organizer Mary Dick-Etmanski enjoys a long history on the local music scene. She

started competing at the music festivals, then sponsored by the Kiwanis Club at age six. She met Mac Beattie for the first time when she was 10 and was fortunate enough to become part of Mac Beattie and the Ottawa Valley Melodiers for quite a few years. Her parents drove her all over the place allowing her to sing whenever possible. Mac Beattie became a mentor and a wonderful friend. “He treated me so kindly and at the same time let me have fun,” she said. Dick-Etmanski feels her confidence came during her years with the Melodiers. And now, she views herself as the only living member of that favoured group.

Her big break came when she sang with Don Messer in Pembroke. Memories linger for her from the days she sang at the Lake Dore dances as well as times she shared the stage at the Renfrew Hotel with Stompin’ Tom Connors. For the Country Opry Show, she has put together one of the best house bands you will ever find. The group consists of her uncle Al Brisco, Bob Schwartz, Brian Hebert, Tim Hermitte, Roy Feener, Andy Clark and John Steele. Lights and sound are managed by Dan Dubeau. Charlie Kitts will be the emcee. Tickets coast $15 and at available at Aikenhead’s Drug Store, from the entertainers or at the door.

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She also holds a Bachelor of Music from Queens University in Kingston, where she studied with soprano Dianne Baird. In 2006 Laura debuted in her first operatic role as Madame Lidoine in the Queen’s University production of the Dialogues des carmelites. In 2008 she was granted the Herbert and Stella Overton Award on the basis of exceptional achievement in applied music. In 2010 she appeared as the Maid in the UWO’s production of Thomas Ades’ Powder Her Face and again in 2011 as Costanza in Vivaldi’s Griselda. In 2012 Duffy was chosen as one of 12 singers to take part in the Songfire Young Artist course at the University of British Columbia and was awarded a full

scholarship to the program. She spent that fall studying in Copenhagen, Denmark, at the Royal Academy of Music under the direction of Eva Thess-Haysen. Last summer, when she participated in the Canadian Operatic Arts Academy in London, Ontario, she was selected to sing with Orchestra London in a gala concert. This summer, Laura will be performing the role of Flora in Britten’s Turn of the Screw in Lucca, Italy. Her parents are thrilled by her success and catch her performances whenever they can. While a proposed concert in Arnprior has fallen through, the 8 Cellos and a Soprano concert is a go for Mother’s Day. Duffy will sing with the eight local cellists called The Strings of St John’s at the 2 p.m. con-

cert at the Church of St John the Evangelist at 154 Somerset St. West (corner of Elgin) in downtown Ottawa. The concert will feature the famous Bachianas Brasileiras by Heitor Villa-Lobos, written for a soprano and eight cellos Mothers who come to the concert with family members will be offered free admission and treated to not only the famous Villa-Lobos aria, but also Les illuminations by Britten, a concerto grosso by Handel and works by Glazunov and Gade. The Strings of St. John’s is made up of amateur adult string players who perform “affordable concerts featuring local musicians” playing a broad range of repertoire, including new music by Ottawa area composers. Conducted by Gordon Johnston and Donnie Deacon, the strings invite retired profes-

sional musicians to play with the orchestra, enabling them to continue to share their musical gifts with the community and encouraging their help in developing amateur adult musicians. The Strings have been fortunate enough to have Janet Roy, the former principal second violin of the National Arts Centre Orchestra, as their concertmaster since 2003. Tickets for the Mother’s Day concert are available at the Arnprior Book Shop, Arnprior Public Library, Gallery Gift Shop, Goldbar and Mulvihill JP and Son Insurance. Ticket prices are $17 in advance ($20 at the door), $15 for students and seniors (60+) and $60 for admissions (at the door). For more information in Arnprior, call Peter Duffy at 613797-6348.

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Can you afford to retire? “They (CPP) were always meant to provide a base so that the private sector and private savings can fill in the gap. CPP just News -No one ever said growing old in Ontario would be doesn’t provide enough to live on.” easy. The public may have noticed that seldom does CARP use Take for instance, the increased health concerns, intensified its full name anymore. Even their website doesn’t include the wrinkles and the whole notion that there’s less time ahead of you name: “Canadian Association of Retired Persons.” than behind you. But, at least we have our retirement years to “That’s because the name isn’t really relevant anymore since look forward too, right? Retirement is the time in life when we half of our 300,000 members either can’t (afford to) retire, or put away the work boots and enjoy life — taking trips to tropic choose not to,” Eng said. locations, maybe touring Europe, or finally Several ideas have been floated buying that luxury car we could in recent months on how to adnever afford. dress the shortfall in retirement And, of course, we can spend savings. more time with family. One solution would see an It’s the life we’ve dreamed of, increase in mandatory contribuas promised by those popular tions to CPP with the goal of Freedom 55 and Pacific Life insubstantially raising CPP pension surance company commercials. payments and doubling the curWell, Deaven Lewis didn’t rent maximum yearly payout of get that memo. Even at the ripe $12,000. old age of 66, the Malton father Funding such an expansion of of two can only dream of retirethe CPP would require a hike to ment. premiums paid by workers and “Is that a joke?” he replies, when employers. asked if she has any plans to give The Canadian Labour Conup his part-time job at the Metro gress argues that even a modest grocery store in Brampton. “If I increase to CPP could solve the retire now, I’ll be living on beans, pension crisis. water and Kraft Dinner. At least A worker earning $47,200 or this job allows me a little disposmore per year, for example, could able income.” gradually double future CPP Lewis, a former financial servicbenefits with an initial premium es officer in the banking industry, is increase of 9 cents an hour, or part of Ontario’s looming pension $3.57 a week. crisis — Baby Boomers and future That’s less than the cost of a generations who are in jeopardy of newspaper subscription, the Laliving in poverty as a result of an inbour Congress notes. creased life expectancy and a lack However, critics of this op(BMO FINANCIAL GROUP of financial foresight. tion, included among them the SURVEY, MARCH 2014) Lewis said he made a generous Canadian Federation of Indepensalary in commercial services. But, dent Business, as well as Quebec he never had a pension plan outside and Alberta, and to some extent of CPP. He and his wife Deanna live the federal government, have in a semi-detached home in Erin deemed mandatory increases a “job killer.” Mills, which they are still paying a mortgage on. The couple Calling it an added tax on business, opponents say a mandahave some retirement savings put away in the form of Registered tory pension plan could put the province at a competitive disadRetirement Savings Plans (RRSPs). vantage. “But if I could go back, I would have definitely looked for a The other pension fix being touted is a voluntary plan called work pension plan, not much I can do about that now,” she said. According to the Ontario government, less than 35 per cent of workers in the province have a pension plan at work, while only If I retire now, I’ll be living on beans, water 28 per cent of private sector workers belong to a pension plan. and Kraft Dinner. At least this job allows me Without a proper fix to Canada’s pension system, many mida little disposable income.” dle-income earners risk retiring without a fiscal safety net. “The cost of not doing anything is the real measure here,” said DEAVAN LEWIS, BRAMPTON RESIDENT Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa. “Imagine the tsunami of retirees that are going to come up the system, relying on CPP and not having anything much more Pooled Registered Pension Plans (PRPP). to support them. It’s going to be a huge cost to our social proUnder PRPPs, the self-employed or employees of companies grams.” without pension plans, could make voluntary contributions to a There is growing consensus in Canada that many middle- professionally managed pooled fund. income workers without a workplace pension plan will face a The payout would depend on individual contribution and on lower standard of living in their retirement years. investments returns the fund generates. However, what many financial and government experts can’t Critics of that option, however, counter that unlike CPP, agree on is how to solve this looming problem. PRPPs won’t require employers to contribute anything. “I really can’t believe people expect to get by on just CPP,” On top of that, there are concerns a large number of Canadisaid Susan Eng, vice-president for Advocacy at the Canadian ans could choose not to buy into the plan. Association of Retired Persons (CARP), the country’s foremost See MAKE, Page 35 advocacy group for seniors. PETER CRISCIONE AND LOUIE ROSELLA

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Some question whether people who now don’t currently contribute to an RRSP would want to contribute to a voluntary plan. At a time when traditional company pensions are rapidly disappearing, and CPP benefits are capped annually at $12,000, there is agreed sentiment that doing nothing will leave millions of middle-class earners vulnerable in retirement years. Several provincial finance ministers, including Sousa, have stepped forward to urge the federal government to move on reforms, including implementing modest increases to CPP contributions. But calls to prop up the federal program have ultimately fallen on deaf ears. Former Canadian Finance Minister Jim Flaherty said the na-

Given the amount that the CPP ... pays out, Canadians should not rely on them as a primary source of income to fund their retirement. SUSAN ENG, RETIREMENT SAVINGS EXPERT

tion’s economy isn’t strong enough to support the increased taxation needed to bolster the fund. Policymakers are nervous about declining savings, increased household debt and an overheated housing market. Flaherty had suggested taking more out of incomes of most of the working population isn’t a sound idea. “Right now the federal government is apprehensive about doing any of this, which is strange because it is in the benefit of Canadians in the long term,” Sousa said. Frustrated by federal foot-dragging, the province is drafting its own vision for an Ontario Pension Plan to supplement the CPP. Earlier this year, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne appointed former prime minister Paul Martin as a special adviser on pensions. Martin will contribute to a technical panel comprised of pension experts. Eng and other retirement savings experts suggest that individuals require 50-70 per cent of their pre-retirement income to maintain their standard of living in retirement. Most Ontarians can’t save enough to meet that target. Eng says, at best, with CPP and Old Age Security combined, one can earn about $18,000 annually post-retirement. Most Ontarians earn about $9,000 from CPP and Old Age Se-

curity, she said, with the average monthly payout less than $600. Chris Buttigieg, senior manager, Wealth Planning Strategy for BMO Financial Group, says sole dependence on CPP after retirement is a dire mistake. “Given the amount that the CPP ... pays out, Canadians should not rely on them as a primary source of income to fund their retirement,” he said. “Rather, they should consider the CPP … to be a supplementary component of their overall retirement income solution and focus on creating their very own personal pension plan by contributing to an RRSP on a regular basis.” Others are counting on the sale of a home as a way to fund retirement. That’s exactly what Sung Joo Park, a self-employed caterer, did after she turned 60. Park, 76, lives in a rented apartment in Mississauga. Her husband, Jong Joo Park, 82, died earlier this year. Neither one of them had a private pension plan. “It’s hard,” she said. “Life was a lot easier 20 years ago.”

Eng is calling on Ontario to make workplace pension plans mandatory. “It has to come into existence and somebody has to create it,” she said. Details on an Ontario plan still need to be ironed out. The plan though would likely be run by an independent organization at arms-length from the provincial government. It would also use a defined contribution system that allows workers the choice to opt out. Sousa is keen on the idea of a mandatory system with an optout clause, similar to what’s being done in Quebec and also in other countries. The Liberals remain steadfast on introducing new reforms. But any new pension would have to be approved by the Ontario legislature where the Liberals hold minority status. If the opposition parties vote down the government, the province will face an election, and a pension scheme for Ontario could be put on hold.

Nothing is guaranteed, not even your private pension LOUIE ROSELLA Staff

News - If you’re enrolled in a pension plan, chances are your money is safe. Maybe. Perry Quinton, vice-president of marketing at Investor Education Fund (IEF), a non-profit organization founded by the Ontario Securities Commission, says anyone who is either looking for work or already employed should view privately-funded pension plans as a necessity. “It can be free money that if you don’t sign up for it, you’re not going to get it,” she says. “Any kind of incentive that forces you to save money is brilliant.” Quinton and her organization say there are mainly two types of private pension plans of-

fered in Ontario: • a defined benefit pension plan, where the employer promises a specified monthly benefit on retirement that is pre-determined by a formula. It’s up to the employer to deliver what they promised when you retire. If a plan doesn’t have enough money, the employer will have to put more money into the fund. • a defined contribution pension plan or Group Registered Retirement Savings Plan (Group RRSP), in which both you and your employer can put money into the plan. In either case, a trust company or insurance company holds this money in a separate account for you. You, not the company, own that money. Even if your employer goes bankrupt, your money is safe. Of course, you can always lose some or all

of your money if the market crashes or if you don’t invest it wisely, the IEF says. Your pension plan should not run out of money if the employer manages the fund properly, Quinton says. Even if the worst happens, some of your pension savings may be protected. In Ontario, most employers of defined benefit plans pay a yearly fee to Ontario’s Pensions Benefits Guarantee Fund. This fund insures the first $1,000 of an employee’s monthly pension in case the employer goes bankrupt. It’s the only fund of this type in Canada. However, not even this unique fund will guarantee that an employee gets all of his/her promised pension, Quinton says, noting the infamous Nortel Networks bankruptcy case in which employees didn’t receive all of their

promised pension. Should an employee be fired or choose to leave the company, depending on the type of plan, he/she may have the option of transferring their pension earnings into another plan, Quinton says. They could also leave it where it is and collect at time of retirement or transfer into a locked-in retirement savings account (LIRA), which works much like an RRSP. There is always the chance that a company chooses to shut down its pension plan, which it can do at anytime. “If the plan was properly funded, you should get everything you have earned so far,” Quinton says. However, if the plan was underfunded, you may not get all you’re promised, Quinton says.

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Registered Nurse Linda Hay will lead the interactive workshop May 13 in the lower level of the hospice Lifestyle - Hospice Renfrew invites interested members of the community to attend a special education workshop on ‘Kids and Grief’ on Tuesday, May 13. The workshop will take place in the lower level of Hospice Renfrew from 7 to 9 p.m. at 459 Albert St. in Renfrew. The facilitator of the workshop is Registered Nurse Linda Hay, who has both personal and professional experience in grieving the loss of a child and supporting children who are also grieving. Kids and Grief will be an interactive workshop in

which Hay presents a collection of actual stories and art work from grieving children with whom she has worked in palliative care and bereavement. In addition to sharing children’s grief expression in their art, Hay will share information about different age groups and how they see grief and respond to it. She will also provide suggestions about how adults can help children and adolescents with their grief. Because the lower level of the hospice has limited seating, advanced registration is required. Register by Friday, May 9 by calling 613-433-3993, ext. 2231 or by

emailing support@hospicerenfrew.ca. FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED

Seats will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.While there is no fee to attend the workshop, a donation in support of the work of Hospice Renfrew would be welcomed. The workshop is made possible by generous community donations and by grant money received from Renfrew County United Way.

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279 Alicia St. at Norma Phone: 623-3993 Pastor Lee Dyck Associate Pastor Ken Wood Sunday Service at 9:30 a.m. Awana Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. Children, Youth & Adult Ministries Visit us at: www.fbc-online.ca

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(Baptist Convention of Ont. & Que.) 135 Elgin St., Arnprior Ont. K7S 1N9 Sunday Morning Worship 10:45 a.m. Office Phone: 613-622-1069

PARTNERS IN HARVEST RIVER OF LIFE CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP

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UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA GRACE-ST. ANDREWS, ARNPRIOR (613-623-3176; 269 John St. N.) Minister: Rev. Andrew Love Join us Sundays at 10 a.m. for: Worship, Nursery (0-2 yrs), Kids Exploring Faith: (3 yrs up) A warm welcome to ALL!

ROMAN CATHOLIC ARNPRIOR SEVENTH ST. JOHN CHRYSOSTOM PARISH FAMILY DAY ADVENTIST Sunday Mass CHURCH Saturday 4:30 pm Sun. 8:30 am & 10:30 am “You are most welcome� Rev. John N. Burchat 295 Albert St. 623-2282 www.saintjohnchrysostom.org

PRESBYTERIAN PENTECOSTAL GLAD TIDINGS CHURCH

ST. ANDREW’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

Reverend Clark Young 613-623-2943 116 Baskin Drive West Sunday Service: 10:00 am Children/Youth Ministries Weekly Programs churchoffice@gladtidingsarnprior.co

The Rev. David W. Hooper, B.A.,B.Ed.,M.Div. 613-623-5531 80 Daniel Street, Arnprior, Ontario Morning Worship & Sunday School - 10:30 am Growing in Faith!

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Reverend Mark Redner 3794 Diamondview Road, Kinburn Friday Healing Service 7:00 p.m. Sunday Worship Service 10:00 a.m. 613-288-8120 www.cometotheoasis.ca

63B Victoria Street 622-7960 Pastor Djojo (Joe) Sekulic Saturday Services 9:30 am - Sabbath School 11:00 am - Worship Service

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Golden Age Activity centre receives federal grant funding News – The Golden Age Activity Centre in Renfrew has received $24,500 through the federal government’s New Horizons for Seniors Program. The centre in downtown Renfrew plans to use the funding to purchase sound and music equipment, computers, and new appliances to provide the means for seniors to interact socially as well as take part in educational activities. The goal is to engage area seniors in active, social activities to enhance lifestyles and encourage active healthy living.

In making the announcement last Friday, Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke MP Cheryl Gallant expressed delight that the centre’s application was successful,” and promised to visit it soon “to witness the worthy endeavours this funding will support.” Organizations that want to help seniors make a difference in the lives of others, and in their communities, are eligible to receive federal grants and contributions funding from the New Horizons program. For more information on the program, visit www.cherylgallant.com.

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I couldn’t tell what the plants were to become, and I wasn’t sure Mother knew either. So to take the mystery out of it all, Mother laced the empty seed packet onto a little stick and there was one in each box identifying what was planted. Very clever indeed, was my mother. There was still a chill in the air, but the days were warming up, and Mother said soon the garden would be ploughed up and by then the sprouts could be ready for planting. Every night before I went to bed, I carried my little kitten Fluffy in my arms and circled the boxes, putting firmly in my mind

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how tall each sprig was, so that in the morning I could check to see what growth had taken place over the night. Mother, who was dead set against any pets in the house, allowed me to keep Fluffy, but only until she was grown enough to move to the barn. And with her in my arms, I would talk to her about the plants and how once they had been tiny little seeds, sure in my mind that she knew every word I was saying. “Those have grown a good inch,” Mother said that night, as she took a teaspoon and poked at the earth around the little plants coming to life in the box under the window. I wanted to believe her, but to me they looked exactly as they did two days before. Firmly holding Fluffy, I got down on my knees and smelled the little plants. All I could smell was earth. I put Fluffy’s nose close too, but she didn’t seem the least bit interested in whether or not the plants were showing any sign of life. Sometimes I sneaked Fluffy upstairs to my bedroom, which I shared with my older sister Audrey. I’d put her under my bed on a folded blanket. That night I put her in her small cardboard box behind the Findlay Oval, because the house had cooled down, and I knew she would be as snug as a bug in a rug. I wakened the next morning to Mother’s yelling up the stairwell for

me to get down to the kitchen, and I better make it fast! Wiping the sleep from my eyes I followed Mother’s pointing figure to the flat box of sprouts under the kitchen window. There was Fluffy, stretched out as neat as you please, on top of what was just about ready for planting. With orders to remove “that cat” immediately, and to get her right out to the barn, and she was never to darken the door again, Mother stopped only long enough to repeat once again that animals belong in the barn. I scooped up the kitten, and even I knew the sprouts were beyond repair. Mother said I could take the wood box out to the junk pile behind the silo when I was at it. Still in my pyjamas, with Fluffy under one arm, and the box of soil and flattened sprouts in the other, I headed for the silo. Fluffy spent the rest of her days with the rest of the barn cats well away from the house. Litter boxes were unheard of back in those days, but you didn’t need a university degree to tell you the smell coming from the wood box held more than a few dozen would-be vegetable plants. Interested in an electronic version of Mary’s books? Go to https://www.smashwords. com and type MaryRCook for e-book purchase details, or if you would like a hard copy, please contact Mary at wick2@sympatico.ca.

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Spring yard sale: Let Seniors at Home help by recycling your stuff Liz Wall Seniors at Home

Lifestyle – Arnprior-Braeside-McNab Seniors at Home Program (ABMSH) is having a Spring Yard Sale on Saturday, May 10. The yard sale starts at 8 a.m. and ends at 1 p.m. Shop and enjoy refreshments, with a barbecue starting at 11:30 a.m. As this fundraiser depends totally on others, donations of all gently used items would be appreciated. Items can be dropped off the morning of the sale, which is being held in the Seniors at Home parking lot, 106 McGonigal St. West. Drop-offs are accepted any time after 7 a.m. on May 10. No used televisions, please and thank you. If you require help, please call the week before and we will arrange for pick-up. Call Liz Wall at 613-623-7981. The rain date is Sunday, May 11. Start your spring cleaning and save your items for Saturday, May 10.

Para-Transit driver; Nancy Peck, in-town driver; Wayne Periard, non-urgent Transportation driver; Natalie Armitage, in-town driver; and Kevin Osborne, Ken Carroll and John Delaire, non-urgent transportation drivers. The concept of the agency is to maintain quality of life for those we serve, maintain maximum independence, hence enhancing their ability to live independently in their own homes for as long as possible. To complete this concept, our agency relies heavily on volunteers. If you have ever thought of offering your time as a volunteer, then please join us on May 14. The agency provides 23 different programs. Following are the ones that require assistants from volunteers: Out-of-Town Medical Transportation, Foot Care Clinic, Meals on Wheels, Telephone Security, Friendly Visiting, Income Tax Program, and committee work. For more information on volunteering, please contact Lisa Bottomley, volunteer coordinator, at 613-623-7981. Hope to see you there - Wednesday, May 14 - 7-9 p.m., Galilee Centre.

ing it possible for ABMSH to meet our mission statement and to live by our philosophy.” The spouses and partners of the volunteers were not left out. “We know the support of each is just as important as that of the volunteer. Thank you for sharing your loved ones with us,” concluded Harrington. Congratulations and welcome to all of our newest volunteers: Heather Campbell, Beth Deveaux, Elwin Gahan, Barbara Heise, Brent Hamilton, Patti Farr, Bertha Towey, Liz Nadon, Beverly Wilson, Brian Tait, Dawn Rivers, Kathleen McGregor, Deborah Mitzel, Brian Rafter and James Bonnell.

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Plan to attend our ‘Volunteer Recruitment and Information Night’ on Wednesday, May 14 at the Galilee Centre from 7 to 9 p.m. The cost to attend is free and what you can learn is both valuable and priceless. There will be an opportunity to meet the entire team at ABMSH including Dennis Harrington, executive director; Tammy Mondor, executive assistant and transportation co-ordinator; Patti Jennings, program co-ordinator; Lisa Bottomley, volunteer and program co-ordinator; Patti Farr, social program co-ordinator; Liz Wall, development (fundraising and education) co-ordinator; Colin Borshevsky,

Special presentations were made to both L’Arche Arnprior and Community Living Renfrew County South for their assistance with the Senior Shopping Program for the past two years. The night was supported with plenty of hospitality, laughter. A great meal as prepared by Annarella’s Fine Catering Service and there was magical entertainment by Stretching Reality – The Magic of Steven Anthony. Thank you to all who donated door prizes: Priority Wines, 5-Span Feed & Seed, Lisa Bottomley, Patti Jennings, Liz Wall, The Goldbar and Mel’s House of Flowers.

“In grateful recognition of your enduring commitment to our clients.” The statement that appeared on the celebration cake said it all when the volunteers of ABMSH were toasted at the agency’s annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner Saturday, April 12 at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 174. “Tonight we dedicate this evening in your honour as we express our appreciation to you for being a part of our agency and the lives of our areas seniors,” said ABMSH executive director Dennis Harrington. “You are the heart of this organization, mak-

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The Arnprior-Braeside-McNab Seniors at Home Program held its annual Volunteer Appreciation dinner April 12 at the Arnprior Legion. Seniors at Home executive director Dennis Harrington presents a ‘Kevin Dodds Plate’ in appreciation of Kerri Brown representing L’Arche Arnprior. Brown has assisted in the senior shopping program for two years.

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Both dogs and cats microchipped at Arnprior clinic John Carter john.carter@metroland.com

News – A record number of 32 pets received identification microchips at a clinic in Arnprior Sunday. Ottawa vteterinarian Don Caldwell volunteered his time and talents again for the program, inserting the micro-

chips into 28 dogs and four cats at the Arnprior Pet Valu store. He has offered his services a half dozen times for clinics offered by the Arnprior District Humane Society. Humane Society officials credit the record response to awareness mainly spread through social media. The popularity of the identification

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Cooper’ receives a micro-chip for identification purposes at a clinic held by the Arnprior Humane Society Sunday. Veterinarian Don Caldwell inserts the micro-chip into the mini Golden Doddle being held by her owner Christine Higgins of Arnprior. tion for the identification clinic. The proceeds from the microchip clinic help the humane society fund

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Vacationing safely in Canada with Fido tagging along Lifestyle - Headling on vacation with your pet? Banff, Calgary, Edmonton, Lake Louise, MontrÊal, Mont Tremblant, Ottawa, Quebec City, Toronto, Vancouver, Victoria and Whistler all offer petfriendly hotels, dog parks and attractions, dog restaurants, pet services such as grooming and veterinarian care and dog events. Before you leave, make sure your dog has an ID tag and is microchipped. The identification should include your pet’s name, address and two phone numbers where you can be reached.

Try to pack enough food to last your pet through the entire vacation. “The digestive tract of dogs craves continuity,� says Dr. Murray. While vacation may mean new cuisines for you, new foods can leave your dog with diarrhea or an even more serious condition like pancreatitis, a sudden inflammation of the pancreas caused by eating fatty foods like table scraps. If it’s not possible to bring that much kibble, find a pet store at your destination that carries your dog’s typical fare. For dogs with chronic health

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Your dog may never leave your side at home but may be unpredictable in a foreign environment, like a rest stop. Never let your dog off a restraint outdoors while travelling. A dog off leash is at risk for

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The Arnprior Humane Society also earns a portion of the admission fees and programs sold during the Arnprior Canine Club Dog Show to be held at the Nick Smith Centre May 9 to 11. The show runs from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. The society has two more fundraisers in the next six weeks. The group’s annual yard sale and barbecue will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 24 at the shelter at 490 Didak Dr. in Arn-

prior. Donated items can be dropped off beginning next week (no electronic, please). One of the society’s most important fundraisers, the annual Walkathon, will be held Sunday, June 8 at Robert Simpson Park. Registration begins at 10 a.m. and two- and five-kilometre walks along the Madawaska River and through Gillies Grove will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be a barbecue and door prizes. Pledge forms are available on the society’s website at www.arnpriorhumanesociety.ca.

getting injured or lost. No dog is immune to temptation or fear. A passing biker or the backfiring of a car engine can send it running. Invest in a snug collar that won’t slip over its head. It’s never safe to leave a traveling dog alone in a car. This is especially important during the summer when car temperatures can become fatal within minutes even if its overcast and the windows are open. If air travel is in your plans, remember big dogs on planes must ride underneath the cabin. Your dog should ride with you in the cabin or it should stay home, unless you’re going away for far too long to consider that option. Try to feed your dog at least six hours before strapping it into its seat belt. Canine stomachs tend to respond poorly to the bumps and

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Whether it’s a dog-friendly hotel or a dog-friendly relative who will be housing you during your vacation, it’s important that your pet leave a good impression.

Don’t allow your dog to chew the furniture or to sniff other guests. Before you arrive at your hotel, review animal policies or talk to your hosts about their expectations regarding your dog. Ensure your pet’s emotional ease by bringing along something from home that smells familiar like a favorite toy, dog bed or a piece of your clothing, etc. A dog that feels safe and secure will most likely to be an excellent travel companion. Vacationing with your fourlegged family member can be really rewarding for a pet lover. Ian owns ad operates Wags & Whiskers Dog and Cat Grooming and Puppy Kindergarten at 118 John St. North, Arnprior. For comments or suggestions, he can be reached at 613-623-6200 or wagswhiskers@hotmail.com.

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SALE OF LAND BY PUBLIC TENDER Municipal Act, 2001 (Form 6 O. Reg 181/03) TAKE NOTICE that tenders are invited for the purchase of the land(s) described below and will be received until 3:00 p.m. local time on May 9, 2014 at the Township OfďŹ ce, 2508 Russett Dr., R.R. #2, Arnprior, Ontario The Tenders will then be opened in public on the same day at 3:00 p.m. at the Township OfďŹ ce, 2508 Russett Dr., R.R.# 2, Arnprior, Ontario.

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Minimum Tender Amount in Dollars: Eight Thousand Three Hundred and Eleven Dollars and Twenty Four Cents. ($8,311.24) Minimum Tender Amount in Dollars: Nine Thousand Five Hundred and Thirty Seven Dollars and Thirty Cents. ($9,537.30)

Tenders must be submitted in the prescribed form and must be accompanied by a deposit in the form of a money order or of a bank draft or cheque certiďŹ ed by a bank or trust corporation payable to the municipality and representing at least 20 per cent of the tender amount. Except as follows, the municipality makes no representation regarding the title to or any other matters relating to the land to be sold. Responsibility for ascertaining these matters rests with the potential purchasers. This sale is governed by the Municipal Act, 2001 and the Municipal Tax Sales Rules made under that Act. The successful purchaser will be required to pay the amount tendered plus accumulated taxes and the relevant land transfer tax. The municipality has no obligation to provide vacant possession to the successful purchaser.

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For further information regarding this sale and a copy of the prescribed form of tender contact: Angela Lochtie, Treasurer The Corporation of the Township of McNab/Braeside 2508 Russett Dr., R.R.# 2, Arnprior, Ontario K7S 3G8 (613) 623-5756 (ext. 224) R0022636779 Arnprior Chronicle-Guide EMC - Thursday, May 1, 2014 45


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Stephanie Finner and Connor Engelberts Kinburn Community Center Saturday May 3, 2014 8 pm – 1 am $5 per person, tickets available at the door 50/50 draw, games and more

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!!20+APPLIANCES!! Nearly-new washers, dryers, fridges, stoves, freezers. Warrantied, delivered. Appliance repair, parts for sale, disposal, dishwasher installation. Support your locals! For viewing, Marc 613-889-9768. Arnprior

CARD OF THANKS

CARD OF THANKS

Thank you The family of the late Ed Legree would like to extend heartfelt thanks to family & many people who came to share their kind words, sent owers, cards & charitable donations at this difďŹ cult time.

ANNIVERSARY

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Brennan Rathbone & Samantha Henderson

HUNTER SAFETY Canadian Firearms Course. Courses and exams held throughout the year. Will do Private groups as well. Call Kevin 613.432.5192 kevin.white@bell.net

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– Security building, Apts recently redecorated, ample kitchen cabinets and closets. – Close to shopping and medical services. – Elevator and Laundry on site. – 1 bedroom $745+utilities – 2 bedroom $835+utilities – Please respectfully no pets / no smoking. – Free Parking

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White Lake, 15 min. from Arnprior, renovated 2-bedroom + sunroom, $750, 700 SF, 1st floor, nonsmoking, clean, quiet, secure, pet-friendly, parking, locker, fridge, stove, hood fan, common room, outdoor patio, 613-623-7050

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FOR SALE 100 ACRES of land for sale Calabogie area, with gorgeous forest to call your own, this mature pine, cedar, hardwood acreage is waiting to be enjoyed by you. Outdoor enthusiasts dream. Hunting, camping or atving, Or making money out of timber. $145,000 obo. 613-432-8683

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2007 DODGE RAM, 1500 4 door, 4x4 power heated mirrors, tow package, 138,000 kms, near new LT285 70R17, Mickey Thompson Tires, step bars, $13750 safetied. 613-646-7503

Commercial Space 220 Carswell, Renfrew. Many options, approx 5000 sq ft plus. Wheel chair accessible, high ceilings, 3 big garage doors and 1 loading dock, 613.333.1042

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Send A Load to the dump, cheap. Clean up clutter, garage sale leftovers or leaf and yard waste. 613-256-4613.

Bookkeeping-Quick Books Looking for part time opportunity to expand Quick Book knowledge in Renfrew Area. I have worked as a bookkeeper for several years providing full cycle bookkeeping using Simply Accounting. I have recently completed the Quick Books course at Algonquin College and I am looking to build on this knowledge. If you are a small business and require only a few hours a week, please send me an email. I would be available after 5:30 Mon to Fri and/or Sat. mornings. 613.408.0403 Cathy

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The ideal candidate will possess a Baccalaureate or Master in Social Work, or equivalent experience and be a member of the OCSWSSW, or related professional organization. Experience working with clients with diabetes will be considered a strong asset. As the program is designated under the French Language Services Act, bilingualism will also be considered an asset. Please apply in writing by 12:00 noon on Friday, May 16, 2014 to: Julia Boudreau, Vice President, Corporate Services Renfrew Victoria Hospital 499 Raglan Street North, Renfrew, Ontario K7V 1P6 or hr@renfrewhosp.com

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Cruickshank Construction Ltd., a leading roadbuilder and aggregate supplier located in Ontario and Alberta, has an immediate opening for the following seasonal position:

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Qualifications Civil Engineering Technologist designation and/or related experience in civil construction/engineering Experience in construction quality control would be an asset Must possess excellent communication and computer skills Able to review contract documents, contract specifications and project plans Experience using nuclear gauges is an asset Strong work ethic and a positive team attitude Strong knowledge of OHSA Willing to travel

Responsibilities Monitor material produced and placed using nuclear densometer gauge Document information and review with field staff Work with consultant staff and/or the owner to achieve Quality Assurance samples as per contract requirements Ensure all QA sampling is completed per contract requirements

THE COMPANY A subsidiary of Torstar Corporaon, Metroland is one of Canada’s premier media companies. Metroland delivers up-to-the-minute vital business and community informaon to millions of people across Ontario. We have grown signiďŹ cantly in recent years in terms of audience and adversers and we’re connuing to invest heavily in developing best-in-class talent, products and technology to accelerate our growth in the media landscape and strengthen our connecon to the community. For further informaon, please visit www.metroland.com. THE OPPORTUNITY Metroland East is seeking a full-me reporter (8 month term) for the Kemptville Advance EMC, eecve May 2014. KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES The Full Time posion requires strong wring and an ability to come up with fresh story ideas. The candidate will be expected to produce cleanly wrien, interesng stories on a variety of topics – whether news, sports or features – focused on the Municipality of North Grenville, Merrickville-Wolford and surrounding communies – while capturing compelling images. As well as reporng for our newspaper, applicants should have mulmedia skills, as they will also be required to provide online content. WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR The successful candidate must be able to work well with others, be organized, mul-task under ght deadlines, and have solid news judgment. Applicants must possess: • a journalism degree or diploma; • experience in photography; journalism; • experience with page layout using InDesign; • strong knowledge of social media; • valid driver’s licence and access to a vehicle WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU • Opportunity to be part of an excing company at the cung edge of the media industry • Work for a well-established and respected company that is connected to your communies • Compeve compensaon plan and Group RSP • Be part of a company that is commied to providing a healthy and safe work environment • We provide individualized career plans and extensive ongoing development opportunies • We’ve got your health in mind; you’ll receive a comprehensive beneďŹ ts package and a generous vacaon plan If working for a highly energized, compeve team is your ideal environment, please email your resume to

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Reporter- 8 month contract Metroland East, Smiths Falls

Evening and weekend work will be required.

The QC Technician will ensure that the quality control standards and procedures are met.

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To apply please send your resume and cover letter to: chr11@cruickshankgroup.com no later than May 14, 2014

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SOCIAL WORKER – DIABETES EDUCATION PROGRAM Reporting to the Nurse Manager of the Diabetes Education Program, the Social Worker is responsible for working with the Diabetes Education Team to improve access to a coordinated system of services available to people living with diabetes in Renfrew County. Responsibilities include: assessment of patients’ needs; liaison and collaboration with external agencies; assistance with the search for a primary care physician: and, education of patients/families regarding chronic disease management and associated lifestyle impacts.

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Ryland Coyne Regional Managing Editor rcoyne@perfprint.ca Deadline for applicaons is May 2nd, 2014 Thank you for your interest. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted

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IN MEMORIAM

IN MEMORIAM

IN MEMORIAM

IN MEMORIAM

IN MEMORIAM

LIMLAW, JAY In loving memory Of a dear husband, Father, father-in-law, Grandfather and Great-grandfather, Who left us April 29, 2007

Mother’s Day Greetings and tributes will be published in the Arnprior Chronicle Guide will and be uide the Renfrew Mercury on May 8th, 2014. Size 2”x4” • Cost $29 +Tax Includes a photo and message (sample at right) Deadline for submissions: May 5th, 2014 at 9:30am For more information please contact

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Christy Barker 613-432-3655 christy.barker@metroland.com

Heather Vanderwal

The Voice of the Wind When the warm breeze of April caresses you Part of it will be me. When you look into the eyes of my children part Of them will be me. When a snowflake of winter plans a kiss on Your cheek that kiss might well have been me. And the dust which appears out of nowhere may that be a part of the dust that was me. Through the promise of morning and the voice of the wind I will always have something to say. To reflect on those wonderful moments and Warm you as you make you way. All things that we both were a part of will Continue to brighten each day. Making room for the sounds of your laughter by Remembering I’m not far away. By David Garred

April 29, 2013

In Loving Memory of

If we lit a candle For every kind word you’ve spoken Every caring deed you’ve done Every hug you have given The room would be filled With a radiant glow. You have brighten the lives of so many people, And we love and miss you. Till we meet again Shirley, Joe & family

Bruce Schnob our son who passed away April 29, 2011, 3 years ago. Oh, how we miss you son, Some day we will be together, They say there are no tears in Heaven Cause they are all here on Earth. Like you said, Bruce, Nothing stays the same.

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Russell Howard Hicks (1936 - 2014) Passed away peacefully , with his family by his side at the Granite Ridge long term care facility, Stittsville on Saturday April 19, 2014 in his 78th year. Dear husband and best friend for 56 years of Beverly (née Carrick), loving father of Deborah (Gary) Ohio; Wendy (Lou) Elora; Nancy (Jean-Marc) Stittsville; Donna (Peder) Markham. So very loved by his grand children; Geoffrey, Jennifer (Dennis), Ryan, Kyle, Jacob (Kayla), Jamie, Julia, Rochelle, Grace, Paulina, Mitchell, Isabelle, Luke, Daniel & Matthew and great grand children, Tristan, Chloe, Ethan & Cameron. Will be sadly missed by his sister Ethel Brushett (Don) Houlton, Maine; brothers Charles (Irene) Mississauga; Douglas (Cyndy) Montreal; sister-in-law Bernice Renaud Drummondville, Quebec. He was loved and admired by many nieces, nephews, and friends. Enjoyed many years in the cable television industry. Cremation has taken place, a family celebration of Russ’ life will be arranged. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Russ’ name to the Ottawa Parkinson’s society. CLR519626

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Death Notice Carrie Hands, CAI, CPPA, Auctioneer & Appraiser Jason Hands, Auctioneer

Clarke Dennis Thomsom

Auction

Open house Sunday, May 18 from 1 p.m.- 2 p.m. Much sought after waterfront home on Ottawa River, originally built as a cottage in 1929 it was eventually converted to a year round 5 bedroom home. This property has approximately 68 ft river frontage by 134 ft deep. Please visit www.handsauction.com or call 613-926-2919 for more information, pictures, terms and conditions.

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Waterfront home 19 Rue Stratcona, Norway Bay Bristol, Quebec Saturday May 31, 2014 @ 11 a.m.

5501 County Road 15, RR #2, Brockville, ON K6V 5T2 Phone: (613) 926-2919 E-mail: auction@handsauction.com www.handsauction.com

UPCOMING AUCTIONS “Call or email to Book Your Auction Today” Thursday May 1 – May 3 - Brand New Jeans Liquidation. 182 Glenview Road, Smiths Falls. Tag Sale - Thursday & Friday 10 am - 8 pm (BRAND NEW JEANS UP TO 90% OFF) Silver, Buffalo, Mavi, Guess, Parassuco, Lois & MORE. All unsold Stock by Saturday Night will sell by Auction Sunday at 10 am Sunday May 4 2014 - Massive Estate & Consignment Auction. Auction Starts 10 am (preview from 9am) - 182 Glenview Road, Smiths Falls. Antiques, Tools, Furniture, Household, Pellet Stove, See Website for 200 + Pictures! Saturday May 10 2014 - Car Auction & Consignment. Auction Starts 10 am - Book your Vehicle, Lawn Tractor, Boats, Trailers, RV’s & More. Special Low consignment Rate for this Sale only! See Auctioneers for info! Sunday May 11 2014 - On Site Farm Auction. 8929 County Road 42 - Newboro - Auction Starts at 10 am (Preview from 9am) 1963 Massey Ferguson 35 - Bought new - One owner, Firearms, Tractor Attachments, Snowblowers, Gas Lawn Tractor, Tools, 1984 Olds Delta 88 - 94,000 KM, Agot, Crocks,Steel, Antiques, Furniture - Big Auction Sunday May 18 2014 - Estate & Consignment Auction. Auction Starts at 10 am (Preview from 9am) 182 Glenview Road, Smiths Falls - Space Available if you want to sell. Monday May 19 2014 - 43 Acre Farm Real Estate Auction & Massive Chattel Auction. Auction Starts at 10 am - Property will sell 1 PM SHARP! 43 Acre Farm to be sold by Auction - 3 Bedroom Storie and a half Home - Barns, Outbuildings, Amazing Property - Located only Minutes from Merrickville. Space & Tranquility! Chattels: Massive Selection of Antiques, Books, Furniture, Animal Traps, Tin, Agot & Steel. See Website for Pictures of the Property & Chattels. Do not miss this Opportunity for over 43 Acres! THIS IS A MASSIVE AUCTION - PLAN TO SPEND THE DAY.

Clarke passed away on March 22, 2014 at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa, Ont., after a long and courageous battle with cancer in his 76th year. He is survived by his wife Viola (Gallawan), daughter Sandra (Patrick Houlihan) of Eganville, daughter Brenda of Oshawa, son Bill (Dianne) of Oshawa and daughter Carol of Renfrew. Dear brother of Earl (Rosalie) of Griffith and sister Alma (Elmer Pape) of Pembroke. Brother-in-law of Phyllis (Mansell) of Edmonton, Fran Hudson of Surrey, BC and Bill Gallawan (Clara) of Renfrew. Predeceased by his parents William and Laurel Thomsom of Matawatchan and brother Mansell of Edmonton. Clarke will be dearly missed by his many grandchildren, nieces and nephews and close family friends. A funeral service will be at the Hilltop Tabernacle, Hwy 41, Griffith, Ontario on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 11:00 am. Internment to take place at the Matawatchan Cemetery. In memory of Clarke, a donation to the Cancer Society or the Kidney Foundation would be deeply appreciated. CLR520302

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WALKER, MURIEL ELEANOR

(nee McKinnirey)

March 15, 1929-April 26, 2014

Peacefully, Shirley passed away on Tuesday April 15th at Bonnechere Manor. Shirley beloved wife of Cecil for 51 years. Cherished Mom of Peter and Mary Ann (Glenn). Dear grandma of Jason and Robyn. A private family service will be celebrated. Donations in Shirley’s memory may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to the care of the Goulet Funeral Home, Renfrew. Online condolences may be made at www.gouletfuneralhome.com

      

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LAVIGNE; NANCY BELLE Peacefully at her home on Monday April 21, 2014. Nancy Latendresse age 77 years. Loving wife of Bill Lavigne of Renfrew. Loved mother of Susan Cameron, Barbara Lavigne (Mervin Price) and Mary Crouter (Rick May). Loving grandmother of Andrew, Jennifer, Curtis, Amy, Josh, Chantelle and Melissa, and great grandmother of Bryson and Cailum. Dear sister of Iverna Peplinski (late Clem). Following Nancy’s wishes Cremation has taken place. A graveside memorial service will take place at a later date. Funeral Arrangements entrusted to the care of the Anderson Funeral Home, Renfrew.

Home Office (613) 284-8281 New Mattress Sales (613) 284-1234 email: info@danpetersauction.com Website: www.danpetersauction.com

DEATH NOTICE

GARSKEY, SHIRLEY

Passed away suddenly with loving family by her side at the Arnprior and District Memorial Hospital Saturday April 26, 2014 at the age of 85 years. Beloved wife of the late Roy Walker (2010). Much loved mother of Linda (Max) Walker of Perth and Sandy Walker of Arnprior. Predeceased by son Tim Walker (2009). Dear sister of Gordon Aylward, Elaine Waters and Elizabeth Aylward, all of England. Predeceased by brother Gerald Aylward. Daughter of the late John and Alice Aylward. Muriel’s family wish to extend sincere thanks to the nursing staff at the Arnprior Hospital for their care and compassion towards mom during her hospital stay. Visitations at the Boyce Funeral Home Chapel, Visitation and Reception Centre 138 Daniel Street N. Arnprior A celebration of Muriel’s life will be held at a later date. Cremation to take place. For those wishing in memoriams to CACHA (Canadian African Community Health Alliance) would be appreciated by her family. Her son Tim was a great advocate for this cause and his passion led Muriel to take a great interest in the African Health Alliance. To donate online: www.cacha. com or by mail: Suite 300-100 Marie Curie Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5 or by phone: (613) 234-9992. Condolences / Donations at www.boycefuneralhome.ca

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Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health in Port Perry on Monday, April 21, 2014 at the age of 82. David Noble dearly beloved husband for 58 years to Carole Noble of Port Perry. Loving father of Deborah (John) Leontowicz of LaSalle, Catharine (Dan) Loebach of Goderich, Sandra Noble (Todd Kolestik) of Dacre and Keith Noble of Vancouver. Dear grandfather to Fraser (Susanna), Kimberley, Bryce, Steven, Jaclyn, Stephanie, Brittany and great grandfather to Mila and Reid. David will be sadly missed by all his family and many friends. Family and friends were received at the Low and Low Funeral Home, 1763 Reach Street, Port Perry on Wednesday April 23 , 2014 from 1:30 to 4 and 6 to 8:30 p.m. A funeral service to celebrate the life of David was held at the Port Perry United Church, 294 Queen Street, Port Perry on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 11 a.m. A private family interment was held at Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens, Whitby. In lieu of flowers memorial donations to the Port Perry Hospital Foundation would be appreciated. On line condolences may be made at www.lowandlow.ca CLR519594

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DEATH NOTICE

Rosemary Burdock June 24, 1956 – April 23, 2014

Passed away April 23, 2014 in Renfrew Victoria Hospital, in her 58th year, after a long battle with lung cancer.

MARCELLUS, Michael “Mike”

She will be dearly missed by her beloved husband John Charles Burdock, whom she married on July 8, 1972 in Malton, Ontario, and by their children Jesse John Alexander (Naomi) and Matthew Lindsey Joel (Michelle), cherished grandchildren Ayla Belle Burdock and Eilan Zimri Burdock, mother-in-law Beatrice Burdock, sister-in-law Karen (Winston), and nieces and nephews Angi, Darian (Brenda), Jordan, Justus, Acacia, Selah and Eden.

(Retired Playtex Canada and Kenwood Mills)

Rose was an incredible woman who devoted her life to her family. She was a kind and loving person who will be fondly remembered by many. Cremation has taken place. Friends may pay their respects at a celebration of her life at a later date. Memorial donations would be appreciated to Lung Cancer Canada online at lungcancercanada.ca, by calling them at 1-888-445-4403 or by e-mailing info@lungcancercanada.ca

SHEAN, Greg

Peacefully at home while surrounded by the love of family on Friday morning, April 25th, 2014. Michael W. Marcellus of Arnprior passed away following a valiant struggle with cancer. He was 66. Dear son of the late Francis Marcellus and the late Katherine “Kaye” Lamorie. Beloved and devoted husband and best friend of Bonnie (nee Hogan). Dearly loved and proud “Dad” of Shannon Marcellus (Michael O’Connor) of Arnprior and Ryan Marcellus (Heather) of Braeside. Much loved and doting “Grampa” of Sierra and Aiden O’Connor and Matthew Marcellus. Mike always remained close to his siblings: John (Norma) of Arnprior; Tony (Joanne) of Braeside; Jean Price of Drayton Valley, Alberta and Mary Lou Spaull (Stephen) of White Lake. Predeceased by his brother, Ken (Carly of Arnprior). Special son-in-law of Goldie Hogan (late Bill) of Arnprior and brother-in-law of Mike Hogan (Pat) of Arnprior and JoAnn Guerrero (Joe) of Stittsville. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and countless friends. A gentle, caring and compassionate man has left us. His absence will be felt by all who knew him. Family and friends were invited to share their memories of Mike with his family during visitation at the Pilon Family Funeral Home and Chapel Ltd., 50 John Street North, Arnprior on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. and again on Monday from 9:15 until 10:15 a.m. A Funeral Mass was celebrated in St. John Chrysostom Church, Arnprior on Monday morning, April 28th at 11 o’clock. Cremation followed. In memory of Mike, a donation to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by his family. Condolences/Tributes/Donations www.pilonfamily.ca

She was predeceased by her parents Bella (2004) and Alexander (1985) and father-in-law John Burdock (2003).

BANDY, GLEN LILBURN April 7, 1924– April 22, 2014 (Proud owner of Glenalee Park, White Lake)

Passed away peacefully at Groves Park Lodge on Saturday, April 26, 2014, in her 99th year. Beloved wife of the late Mack Gibbons. Loving mother of Lindsay (Sheilah) of Renfrew, Connie Lynch (Michael) of Saskatoon and Patricia Buffam (Andrew) of Arnprior. Proud grandma of Brenda and Shane, Rob and Karen, Scott and Catherine, and great-grandma of 11 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her son Bert and her grandson Ken. Visitation at McPhail & Perkins Funeral Home, 85 Munroe Ave. E., Renfrew on Monday, April 28, 2014 from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Tuesday at 2 p.m. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Condolences or donations may be made at www.mcphailandperkins.ca

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WALSH ; MERVIN WALTER Suddenly in Smiths Falls Hospital on Friday April 25, 2014. Mervin Walsh age 75 years. Beloved husband of Ruth Cole and predeceased by Brenda Walsh. Loving father of Neil Walsh, Neena Kilby (Mike Sr.), Christine Villamere (John), Stephen Walsh (Kerri-Lynn) and Pam (Rolf). Loved grandfather of Mellissa, Michael, Samantha and Olivia and great grandfather of Kyra and Kyson. Dear brother of Joe (Alida), predeceased by sister Elizabeth (Wilf) Hunter and brother Donald (survived by his wife Marnie). Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Anderson Funeral Home & Chapel 22 Raglan St.S. Renfrew on Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. where Funeral Service will be held in the Funeral Home on Wednesday April 30th at 2:00 p.m. Interment Horton Cemetery. For those desiring donations to the Diabetic Assoc. or the Ottawa Heart Institute would be appreciated.

(Retired Independent Insurance Adjuster) Peacefully at the Arnprior Hospital on Sunday morning, April 27th, 2014. Donald Frederick “Don” Cox of Arnprior; formerly of Calabogie and Ottawa passed away at the age of 81 years. Beloved husband of Carole (nee Stagg; formerly Allen). Dearly loved father of Brian Cox (Angie Blondin) of Vars, Ontario; Maureen Lees (John Franklin) of Manotick Station and Wayne Cox (Kathleen Ruhland) of Kingston. Respected step-father of Barry Allen (Heather) of North Vancouver; Matthew Allen (Clare) of Oakville and the late Michael Allen (Frances of Ottawa). Loved grandfather of 11 grandchildren. Dear brother of Tom Cox (Norma) of Syracuse, N.Y. Predeceased by a brother, Barry (late Barb). Former husband of Eleanor Cox of Ottawa. Don will be lovingly remembered by his cousin, Gerry Delisle (Sheila) of Mountainview, California as well as many other cousins, nieces, nephews and extended family members. Family and friends are invited to share their memories of Don with his family during visitation at the Pilon Family Funeral Home and Chapel Ltd., 50 John Street North, Arnprior on Thursday evening, May 1st from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. and again on Friday morning from 9:45 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. and where a Funeral Liturgy will be conducted in the Pilon Family Chapel at 11 o’clock. Cremation will take place. In memory of Don, a donation to the University of Ottawa Heart Institute or the Canadian Kidney Foundation would be appreciated by his family. Condolences/Tributes/Donations www.pilonfamily.ca

BROWN, Donald “Donnie” (Recently retired – GE Canada) Peacefully at Hospice Renfrew with loved ones by his side on Wednesday afternoon, April 23rd, 2014. Donald “Don” Brown of White Lake crossed the finish line ahead of his time. He was only 58. Dear son of the late George Brown and the late Jean Moir. Beloved husband and best friend of Brenda Menard. Proud and respected “Dad” of Amy Neron (Jason) of Perth and Jarret (Emma) of Almonte. Doting “Grandpa” of Max. Dear brother of Bruce of Arnprior; Robert “Bob” (Julie) of South Carolina; Anne Chateauvert (Greg) of Renfrew; Nancy Glofcheskie (Gerard) and Cathy Muldoon (Pat), both of Arnprior. Brother-in-law of Eileen Brown (late Jim) of Arnprior. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. In very close second place to family, Don’s greatest passion was his love of harness racing…a passion he treasured throughout his entire life. Family and friends were invited to share their memories of Don with his family during visitation at the Pilon Family Funeral Home and Chapel Ltd., 50 John Street North, Arnprior on Friday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. and again on Saturday morning, April 26th from 9:30 until 10:45 a.m. A Service to honor and remember Don Brown was conducted in the Pilon Family Chapel at 11 o’clock. Cremation followed with interment at the White Lake Cemetery later in the spring. In memory of Don, a donation to Hospice Renfrew would be appreciated by his family. Condolences/Tributes/Donations www.pilonfamily.ca

AYOTTE, BEVERLY MARY (NEE SCHARFE) August 5, 1950– April 21, 2014 Passed away peacefully at Arnprior and District Memorial Hospital on Easter Monday, April 21, 2014 at the age of 63 years. Beloved wife of Kenneth Ayotte of Arnprior. Dear mother of Brent Ayotte, Cindy, Jamie (Tara) Ayotte and Matthew (Dayna) Ayotte. Predeceased by son Troy Ayotte. Cherished grandmother of Abigail, Cole, Ryan, Nathan, Dominic, Jesse and Brianna. Daughter of the late Harold Scharfe and Kathleen “Dolly” Wyman. Visitations at the Boyce Funeral Home Chapel, Visitation and Reception Centre 138 Daniel Street N. Arnprior where friends paid their respects Thursday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Mass was celebrated in St. John Chrysostom Church, Arnprior on Friday April 25, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Interment Arnprior Malloch Road Cemetery. In memoriams to the Canadian Lung Association would be appreciated by her family. Condolences / Donations at www.boycefuneralhome.ca CLR520539

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Glen Bandy entered into eternal rest with his family by his side in the Arnprior and District Memorial Hospital Tuesday evening April 22, 2014. Glen was quite happy to have celebrated his 90th birthday, just earlier this month with his family and friends at his home in White Lake. Beloved husband of the late Mary (MacMillan) Bandy (2005). Dear father of Ellard (Wanda), Terry (Tracey), Dianne (Kip) Riopelle and Lori (Doug) Kightley. Much loved grandfather of Julie Mah, Lee Bandy, Chad Riopelle, Troy Riopelle and Kyle Riopelle. Cherished great-grandfather of Sydney, Faith, Lily and Ava. Predeceased by brother Gordon (late Rita) Bandy. Son of the late Robert Bandy and Sarah Spinks. Visitations at the The Boyce Funeral Home Chapel, Visitation and Reception Centre 138 Daniel Street N. Arnprior on Saturday April 26, 2014 from 10-12 noon. Funeral service was held in The Boyce Chapel at 12 noon. Interment took place at White Lake Cemetery. In memoriams to the “Partners in Caring” of the Arnprior Hospital or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by his family. Condolences / Donations at www.boycefuneralhome.ca

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Peacefully at Central West Hospice in Ottawa on Saturday morning, April 26th, 2014. Gregory George Shean; formerly of Arnprior passed away with loved ones at his side. He was 54 years young. Dear son of Ellen SheanLeclaire (Rodney) of Renfrew. Predeceased by his father, Charles Shean. Beloved husband, partner and best friend of Debra (nee Stevens). Dearly loved “Dad” of Angie Shean (Rob Villeneuve) and Christy Shean and “Adopted Father” of Justin DaSilva, all of Ottawa. Cherished and vey proud “Poppy” of Kaylie, Justice and Jesse. Dear brother of Charlie Shean of Renfrew; Aggie Wright (Guido Wuehr) of Cobden; Margaret Shean (Jesse Billyard), Clarence Shean (Amanda Fraser), both of Renfrew; Cathy Shean (Dave Gagnon) of Pembroke; Mildred Shean (Earl Anderson) and Gordon Shean, both of Renfrew. Predeceased by a brother, Eddie Shean. Special son-in-law of Everett and Hazel Stevens of Arnprior and brother-in-law of David Stevens (Patricia) of Renfrew; Donna Hisko (Bill Kirby), Doug Stevens (Kim Mitchell) and Duane Stevens (Jayne), all of Arnprior. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Family and friends were invited to share their memories of Greg with his family during visitation at the Pilon Family Funeral Home and Chapel Ltd., 50 John Street North, Arnprior on Wednesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. and again on Thursday morning from 9:30 until 10:45 a.m. A Service to celebrate and honour Greg Shean was conducted in the Pilon Family Chapel on Thursday morning, May 1st at 11 o’clock. Cremation took place. In memory of Greg, a donation to the Ruddy-Shenkman Hospice, 110 McCurdy Drive, Kanata K2L 2Z6 would be appreciated by his family. Condolences/Tributes/Donations www.pilonfamily.ca

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Peacefully at the Arnprior Hospital with loved ones by her side on Saturday evening, April 19th, 2014. Rozalia Forgiel of Arnprior passed away at the age of 91 years. Beloved wife of the late Ludwik Forgiel (May 8, 2000). Dearly loved mother of Czeslaw Forgiel and Irene Dontigny (Tom), both of Arnprior. Predeceased by her daughter, Anne (January 30, 2012). Cherished and proud “Granny” of Colleen Dontigny (Matthew Pyefinch) and Jennifer (Corey Tourangeau) and “GG” of Emma Rose Tourangeau. Fondly remembered by her sister-in-law, Rose Forgiel (late Joe) ; her special niece, Sandra Croteau (Mike) as well as several other nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her 3 sisters: Kathrine, Angela and Valerie. Family and friends were invited to share their memories of Rozalia with her family during visitation at the Pilon Family Funeral Home and Chapel Ltd., 50 John Street North, Arnprior on Wednesday morning, April 23rd from 10 a.m. until 11:45 a.m. followed immediately by a reception in the Pilon Family Reception Centre. A Funeral Mass was then celebrated in St. John Chrysostom Church, Arnprior on Wednesday afternoon at 1:30. Interment followed at the Malloch Road Cemetery, Arnprior. In memory of Rozalia, a donation to the “Partners in Caring” Foundation of the Arnprior Hospital would be appreciated by her family. Condolences/Tributes/Donations www.pilonfamily.ca

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Local events and happenings over the coming weeks — free to non-profit organizations Fax: 613-623-7518, E-mail: sherry.haaima@metroland.com The community calendar is offered as a free public service for non-profit groups. Notices appear as space permits. Please submit your information at least two weeks prior to the event and include a daytime contact name and phone number for us to reach you for clarification. Notices can be emailed to sherry.haaima@ metroland.com or dropped off at our 8 McGonigal St. office in Arnprior.

• May 1

Knights of Columbus bingo every Thursday at St. John Chrysostom Parish Hall at 6:45 p.m. New increased prize format. Specials for the food bank and Arnprior Hospital.

• May 2

Island View Retirement Suites, author Ken Hancock, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Hancock will read from his award winning short story All’s Fair in Scrumping and War. Stay for book signings and refreshments. Open to the public. Arnprior Legion lunch 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., burgers, open

to the public. Arnprior Legion jam night open to the public. Come one, come all. Bring an instrument and have some fun!

• May 2-3

Friday, May 2, 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, May 3, 2 p.m., CE Centre The Arnprior Community Choir presents, Canadian,eh? Celebrating Songs from Coast to Coast. An exciting spring concert full of stunning music, sing-along fun, legendary singer/songwriters and true Canadian spirit! Don’t miss classic songs, costumes, soloists and dessert. Tickets available from choir members and at the Arnprior Book Shop, www.arnpriorcommunitychoir.com .

• May 3

A.J. Charbonneau Public School rummage and used book sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., special guest appearance by Sparky and the McNab-Braeside Fire Department. Donations are being collected. Rent a table for $10, craft vendors welcome. Contact Tracy 613-323-2120. Proceeds

towards new technology for the students. Arnprior Lionette Rummage Sale 10 a.m. to noon at the Arnprior Public Library, 21 Madawaska St. Fill a bag for $5. Pick up of donations call 613-623-7575 or 613-6234159. Goshen Cemetery annual spring cleanup, 8 a.m. Bring rakes, shovels, etc. High school students are eligible for volunteer hours. Zelda and the Zingers puppet musical ‘Planned with a Purpose,’ 7 p.m., Glad Tidings Pentecostal Church, 116 Baskin Dr., Arnprior. Please bring a non-perishable food item for a needy family. Smokey Rose in the Arnprior Legion veterans lounge, 2-6 p.m. A Knight in the Maritimes. Steak or Lobster Dinner, tickets $50 each. In support of Partners in Caring for Arnprior Regional Health, 613623-7962, ext. 362 for more information or to purchase tickets.

   

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• May 4

The May Valley Singles Lunch will be held at Jim’s Restaurant in Arnprior at 1 p.m. For info contact Donna at 613-623-6698 or Johanna at 613-432-7622.

• May 5

Arnprior Legion bingo 7 p.m.

• May 6

Arnprior Legion 6-hand euchre, 1-4 p.m. Everyone welcome. Macnamara Field Naturalists meeting 7:30 p.m. at the Arnprior Curling Club next to the fairgrounds. Christian Reneault, an expert on dragon and damsel flies, will present an overview of the insects. Members, students free, guests $5.

• May 7

Anglican Church Women Mother’s Day tea 2-4 p.m., $8 per person, Carleton Reid Hall, 287 Harrington St., Arnprior. Community Living Renfrew County South Annual Spaghetti Dinner at the Legion in Renfrew, 5 p.m. Arnprior-Braeside-McNab Seniors at Home Diners Club, 5-7 p.m., Jim’s Restaurant, tickets $13 (need to be purchased by noon May 6), entertainment by Dominic D’Arcy, 613-6237981.

• May 8

Mothers Day Luncheon at Galilee: cream of asparagus soup, chicken in white wine sauce, long grain and wild rice, fresh green beans with almonds, chocolate raspberry dessert. Please call 613-6234242. ext. 21 to reserve your seats.

• May 9

Arnprior Legion lunch 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Burgers, come one, come all.

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Ladies Under Construction Relay for Life team holding bake sale fundraiser 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Arnprior Builder’s Supplies - Rona store. Fitzroy Township Historical Society hosts a tour of the Kingdon Mine at Galetta. Meet at the Galetta Community Centre, 119 Darwin St., Galetta at 10:30 a.m. for introductions and a presentation about the mine. Lunch will be served at noon. Following lunch a visit to the mine site will be conducted by Donald C. Johnston. Contact Terry Currie at 613-839-3439 or email tcurrie@istar.ca for further information and to indicate your attendance by May 7.

• May 11

• May 15

CHEO is turning 40 and we are inviting all past and present staff and volunteers to come share their memories at asocial gathering. For more information, please contact Ann Watkins in the public relations department at 613-737-7600, ext. 3786 or awatkins@cheo.on.ca . RSVP required.

• May 20

We offer works of art from local artisans as well as consignment items that have been gently used or upcycled.

Old Time Medicine Show at Island View Retirement Suites, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Nancy McLeod will entertain with details of medical practices of days gone by ... and the mortality rates! Open to the public.

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• May 22

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Hall Mother’s Day Tea. More info to follow.

Mother’s Day Fundraising Fiddle Concert 2 p.m., Anglican Parish of Pakenham Presents April Verch at the Stewart Community Centre in Pakenham, tickets in advance at • May 10 Nicholson’s and The General Store Spring cleaning? Let in Pakenham and Darvesh Gas and Arnprior-Braeside-McNab Grocery in Kinburn or call Sean 613Seniors at Home help by 624-5069, $25 each. recycling and start saving • May 12 now. The organization Arnprior Legion bingo 7 p.m. hosts a spring yard sale (rain date Sunday, May 11) • May 13 8 a.m.-1 p.m., barbecue, refreshments. Donation of Arnprior Legion 6-hand euchre, 1-4 gently used items appreci- p.m., everyone is welcome. ated, to be dropped off in the parking lot the morning • May 14 The Arnprior Support Group for of the sale any time after 7 a.m., 106 McGonigal St. those living with Parkinson’s Disease will meet at 1:30 p.m. at the Arnprior W. No used televisions, Public Library 22 Madawaska Blvd. please and thank you. Family and close supporters are welKatrina Lyman Memorial come. For more information contact Theresa Dunn 613-897-5055. Scholarship fundraising bake/craft sale at the Arnprior Mall from 9 a.m. Information night and volunteer recruitment, hosted by Arnprior-Braesito 5 p.m. The proceeds will go to two scholarships de-McNab Seniors at Home Program Inc., at the Galilee Centre from 7- 9 at Arnprior District High p.m. Free admission, refreshments. School. More information please contact Liz at 613-623-7981. Arnprior Legion Lauren Arnprior Legion jam night, open to the public. Bring an instrument and have some fun.

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Valley Concert Band presents a fundraising concert in support of the 2360 Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps, tickets $10 at the door, doors

open at 7 p.m., concert at 7:30 p.m., at Carlton Reid Hall, Emmanuel Anglican Church, 287 Harrington St., Arnprior.

1670 Burnstown Road, Burnstown 613-432-5555 (Please leave us a message if no one is available to answer your call)

Island View Retirement Suites Seminar: Osteoporosis, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Don’t miss the signs of a Breaking Spine, presented by Melinda Ritza, RN of the Renfrew County Mobile Geriatric Day Hospital.


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‘Ultimate Metallica tribute band’ to play in Arnprior Alcoholica at the John St. Pub May 10

known Metallica songs in their shows. Metallica frontman James Hetfield himself is quoted as thanking them for “keeping the spirit alive” after seeing Alcoholica perform. Hard rockers Godsmack have also shared their praise for Alcoholica after catching a performance of theirs in Quebec City. The $15 tickets are available at Steve and Denni’s Restaurant below the pub or by calling 613-552-0074. Tickets are also available online at eventbrite.ca. Doors open at 8:30 p.m.

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The Metallica tribute band Alcoholica will play the John St. Pub in Arnprior Saturday, May 10. Band members include lead guitarist/ singer Pierre St. Jean, lead guitarist Chris Joly, bass guitarist Jean Francois Vincenti and drummer Sebastien Dubuc.

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