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Arnprior’s Chris McComb, rhythm guitarist for the River Town Saints, takes centre stage during the country group’s performance at the Renfrew Fair on Friday, Sept. 8. The band has had a busy summer touring across the country as their latest hit Woke Up Like This, climbs the Canadian country music charts. Lead singer Chris Labelle, left, smiles at the ovation for McComb. Drummer Jordan Potvin is also from Arnprior, and right is Daniel DiGiacomo. Tiffany Lepack/ Metroland

Run Sunday Help keep Terry Fox’s dream of a cure for cancer alive. Arnprior’s Terry Fox Run is this Sunday, Sept. 17 at the Arnprior Fairgrounds, on the track behind Nick Smith Centre. Registration is at 8:30 a.m. followed by stretches and a warm up. The run (or walk) begins at 9. New this year is co-organizer Curtis Jeror, a Grade 6 student at St. John XXIII. He is the youngest person to lead the run in its 38-year history. See his story on page 4. The goal this year is to raise $10,200 for the Canadian Cancer Society. That is about $1 per every resident in town. According to Cancer.ca, every hour, eight Canadians die of cancer.


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The Ottawa Valley Thrift Shop has been in a couple of locations but will settle at 83 John St. The place recently obtained a municipal a second grant to fix up the exterior. The first $2,500 went to siding on the left overlooking RBC parking lot. The second $2,034 will go toward facade improvements. Council asked staff to ensure no furniture for sale or other items be left outside as per the shop’s past practice.

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The proposed Energy East pipeline to ship diluted bitumen across the country, including under the Madawaska River, was put on hiatus by the applicant. TransCanada Corp. asked the National Energy Board (NEB) last week to suspend its plan for the 4,500-pipeline between Alberta and New Brunswick. The company wants one month to determine if the NEB’s environmental assessment of the line is too much of a hamper on profitability. The recent series of setbacks is good news to environmentalists like Mark MacKenzie, former president of the Green Party of Canada. He has followed the science and politics surrounding the controversial proposal. He is “surprised” the NEB is measuring greenhouse gas emissions created at all stages, from oilsands to export.

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“This is the biggest blow that they’ve had,” said MacKenzie, who sits on McNab/Braeside council. “I think there is a very low chance Energy East will happen.” It would be difficult for the federal Liberal government to continue to portray itself as a friend of the environment, he said, while approving more pipelines; three have been approved already. A fourth in Energy East would make reaching international climate change obligations all but impossible. “It would be difficult to balance developing the tarsands and reach the targets set out in the Paris Accord at the same time,” said MacKenzie. From a municipal level of government viewpoint, he agrees with Arnprior Mayor David Reid on major projects like Energy East: ask higher levels of government to make safety a top priority. Both municipalities have been in contact to ensure their concerns are heard.

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Arnprior park petition yet to sway town council DEREK DUNN derek.dunn@metroland.com

At least two members of Arnprior council are confident that when people learn why Allan Drive Park is being sold, they will stop petitioning against it. About 100 signatures appeared on a petition submitted to town hall. They oppose the sale of a triangular-shaped empty space located behind the Arnprior Shopping Mall gorge. The municipality could get about $230,000 for the land, which has a wooden sign reading Allan Drive Park and garbage can, but no playground or picnic tables.

When presented at the Aug. 28 council meeting, both Mayor David Reid and Reeve Walter Stack suggested the petition wouldn’t garner nearly as many supporters if the whole story was revealed. Reid explained that he has responded to Scott Murray, the lawyer hired to represent petitioners. He admits that the way it is worded, he would have signed the document. But several points were excluded: • It was never zoned as parkland. It has been zoned residential for many years, presumably with the approval of several councils, so it can be sold as it is. • It fails to meet criteria needed for parkland,

which is five per cent of a neighbourhood. There are four active parks nearby, including Legion Park and the play structure at St. John XXIII. (The town has user agreements with all schools in the municipality.) • This doesn’t take money away from parklands. This is among other inactive properties being sold to raise some $600,000 for the waterfront redevelopment that “will benefit the entire town,” Reid said. “I still feel this is the thing to do. Yes, we are not going to take this petition lightly,” he said. “Council will vote on it and can speak to it at that meeting. But I just think it’s the right thing

to do.” Stack agreed, adding it has never been used as a park, and that it is already a heavily populated area so three more homes won’t make a big difference. “I’ve had conversations with people in that area, and I can tell you not a majority signed that petition,” Stack said. “When you tell them the money is going to the waterfront they agreed.” Murray provided Metroland Media with the name and phone number of a petitioner, but several attempts to reach the person were unsuccessful.

Make sure to get your copy of the Town’s recreation guide, Arnprior Life, inserted in this weeks Arnprior Chronicle - Guide. Employment Opportunity – Crossing Guards Needed

Arnprior plans to sell off Allan Drive Park to make way for homes. Area residents oppose the idea and have signed a petition to that effect.

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2017 Fall Hydrant Flush Value Maintenance Program The Public Works Department in conjunction with the Town’s Fall Hydrant Flush program is conducting a Valve Maintenance Program. The hydrant flush will clean the distribution system by flushing any standing red water. The valve maintenance program is designed to clean and exercise the valves and by doing so will extend their life as well as determine whether the valves are operable. The work is planned for September 11 – November 3rd, 2017 and will be completed in the shortest period of time possible. This procedure is routine but it may result in some temporary inconveniences such as poor water pressure or “red” water. Do not be alarmed. What you should know: • If coloured water is detected, please open your COLD water taps to clear the system. • The coloured water is not hazardous to health. • This situation is temporary and should not last any longer than two hours at most. For more information, please contact John Steckly, Director of Public Works at 613-623-4231 ext. 1831

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A new watermain will be constructed on Daniel Street, resurfacing of the road and sidewalk from Michael Street to Havey Street. Daniel Street will be closed in single blocks with only one block being fully closed at a time, while maintaining traffic to all side streets including James Street and the Nick Smith Center. Detours will be put in place to guide traffic during the closures. Work will begin on or about mid-September 2017 and continue until about November 30, 2017

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A public consultation session with Downtown owners has been scheduled for Tuesday, September 26th, 2017 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm at the Stanley Tourangeau Fire/Police Services Centre, 67A Meehan Street. At the Open House, Watson & Associates Economists Ltd. will present a brief overview of their analysis and downtown property owners will be offered the opportunity to provide feedback following the presentation. The Town encourages all downtown property owners to attend the Open House.

Town Hall Business Continuation During Construction Town Hall remains open for business Monday through Friday between 8:30 am – 4:30 pm at 105 Elgin Street West. Short term visitor parking is available along Madawaska Street behind the Town Hall during construction. Please note the location of all Council/Committee Meetings until November has been moved to the Stanley Tourangeau Fire/Police Services Centre located at 67 Meehan Street.

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Stephen Dodd, left, and Curtis Jeror are co-organizers of this year’s Terry Fox Run. Mayor David Reid thanks the two for their participation and agreed that this year’s goal should be $10,200 for cancer research.

Run to register

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Youth to co-organize local Terry Fox Run

Joe Zamojski is encouraging everyone interested in participating in this year’s Terry Fox lives.” DEREK DUNN Run to register early, about 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 17. The Kenwood Athletic Club in- derek.dunn@metroland.com During a gathering at town hall with Mayor structor will conduct warm up stretches at the Arnprior Fairgrounds before run and walk David Reid, Curtis learned that once again this time at 9 a.m. For more information, call Steve Dodd at 613-558-9325. Curtis Jeror is the youngest Terry Fox Run year the run aims to raise $1 for every resident.

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The hope is for $10,200. Reid congratulated the Grade 6 student from St. John XXIII for winning the draw to become co-organizer. And wished him well during the Sunday, Sept. 17 run and walk at Arnprior Fairgrounds, beginning at 8:30 a.m. “I want to thank you Curtis for putting your name forward and for participating.” His mom, Tracy, said it will be a busy day for the lad. “He has Terry Fox then Packers’ tryouts,” she said, laughing. “It’s OK. He’s an active kid with hockey and ball and soccer.” Curtis said he doesn’t know a lot about Terry CORRECTION NOTICE Fox, but looks forward to learning more and In the ad beginning September 8, 2017, we are advertising 40% Off Fine Art Brush Sets. In addition to Craft Smart, this offer excludes having fun at the track. The Terry Fox Run has taken place for the Everyday Value program as well. The size for 16” x 24” Value Canvas 2 pc. by Artist’s Loft® is also printed incorrectly, it should be 18” past 38 years in Arnprior, Dodd said, raising x 24” Value Canvas 2 pc. by Artist’s Loft®. much-needed funds used to find a cure and raise We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. awareness. “There is a lot of people in this town who re“His run really made an impact on people’s ally like a lot of past organizers,” Dodd said to Curtis. “One day we are going to be passing the torch on to you young people.” organizer in Arnprior’s almost four decades of holding the event. Curtis is considered a co-organizer along with Stephen Dodd, who welcomes the new initiative that is meant to attract younger people to the cancer research fundraiser and, hopefully, someday take it over. “It’s really important for the young people to know and remember who Terry Fox was and (what he) did for cancer research,” Dodd said.

ST. ANDREW’S UNITED CHURCH, WHITE LAKE

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Big Brothers Big Sisters meeting Sept. 21 As Canada’s leading child and youth mentoring charity, Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) facilitates life-changing relationships that inspire and empower children and youth to reach their full potential. September is Big Brothers Big Sisters Month across Canada. This month, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Renfrew County is asking Renfrew County citizens to imagine who a young person can become when they have the support of a caring adult in their lives. Research demonstrates mentoring leads to significant reductions in risky behaviour, violence, bullying and substance use, as well as significant increases in civic engagement, positive mental health and academic achievement. Our goal is to recruit 30 mentors in 30 Days to match with the local children/youth on our waiting list. The ‘Meet the Mentor’ volunteer information session is where interested individuals can come out to learn more about the organization, what it takes to become a mentor, what volunteer opportunities are available, and to hear testimonials of current mentors. The next Meet the Mentor volunteer information session will take place at the Arnprior Public Library on Thursday, Sept. 21, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Refreshments and resources on site. If you or someone you know has one to four hours a week to share with a deserving child, please contact BBBSRC: info@bbbso.ca, 1-844-414-2227 or visit their website www.bbbsrc.ca.

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On Sept. 14 through to Sept. 17, a mixed group of civilian and service members will be stepping off from the Petawawa Legion to undertake a 150-kilometre weighted ruck march to honour our nation’s 150th birthday and those who have sacrificed for it, namely our veterans, police, and first responders. Ruck 2 Remember, the organization putting on the event, is a not-for-profit organization that is in it’s fourth year raising funds and awareness for issues facing veterans. Their flagship event every year is the “Road To Recovery,” and this year the event will be coming to the Ottawa Valley to once again raise awareness for veterans and funds for “Operation: Leave the Streets Behind,” a veterans charity managed by the Royal Canadian Legion. Operation Leave the Streets behind is a registered charity that works to transition veterans off the streets into sustainable housing. It works hand in hand with the legion’s other resources to help get the veteran in need long-term funding, work, housing and support as needed. To date the program has assisted 525 veterans in more than 117 communities -- including 93 in the Ottawa Region. The “Ruck 2 Remember” team will be starting at the Petawawa Legion, rallying at 8 a.m. and stepping off at 9 a.m. From there they will make their way south to Cobden’s Legion Hall. The next day the team will step off again from the hall at 10 a.m and continue south until they reach Branch 148 in Renfrew. Day 3 will have the team starting off at 9 a.m. and getting to Arnprior’s legion hall where they will rest and refresh before the final leg on the 17th covering 43 kilometres from Arnprior to the Kanata legion.

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Municipal Matters September 14, 2017

UPCOMING COUNCIL MEETINGS

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – Council Tuesday, October 3, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – Council All meetings held in the Council Chambers (3131 Old Perth Road) unless otherwise indicated. Agendas posted to www.mississippimills.ca or subscribe to our newsfeed to have this information delivered right to your email in-box. TO SUBSCRIBE: Visit http://www.mississippimills.ca/en/news/subscribe.aspx

WATER MAIN FLUSHING – ALMONTE WARD September 18 – October 20

2017 FINAL TAX NOTICE Installment due - September 28, 2017 The 2017 final tax installment is due Thursday, September 28, 2017. If you own property in the Municipality of Mississippi Mills and did not receive a tax bill please contact the Tax Clerk at 256-2064 ext. 224. Visit www.mississippimills.ca for information regarding payment options.

MISSISSIPPI MILLS: BY-LAWS 101 As part of a public education series, the Municipality of Mississippi Mills will be publishing quick facts about questions commonly asked about by-laws and policies. If you would like to see a specific by-law or policy explained please e-mail us at town@ mississippimills.ca. Be sure to check our website regularly for new updates to the ByLaws 101 Education Series. This time around we are featuring section 8.14 of the Zoning Bylaw (By-law 11-83) which regulates outdoor parking/ storage of recreation vehicles in residential areas.

QUARTERLY BUSINESS BREAKFAST You, your employees, coworkers and neighbours are enthusiastically invited to join us at our Mississippi Mills Quarterly Business Breakfast September 21st. Hosted by the Mississippi Mills Community Economic & Development Committee WHO: M.M. past, present & future business people (open to everyone!) WHEN: September 21, 7AM Coffee, 7:30 Breakfast WHERE: Almonte Civitan Club WHAT: An opportunity to network, ask questions & hear updates. This month Valley Heartland Community Futures Development Corporation will tell us about recent changes to their funding programs. This will be a great chance to learn about programs and services available to Mississippi Mills businesses. HOW MUCH: $10 per person (to be collected at the door) RSVP: by September 15th to tmaclaren@mississippimills.ca, OR 613-256-1077

OPP GOLDEN HELMETS Precision Motorcycle Team Performance in Pakenham, Mississippi Mills Friday September 22nd 6:00PM Come watch the show on Hwy 29 (Graham St.) between Jeanie St. & Waba Rd. The public is welcome to watch as the officers shine up their motorcycles in the Stewart Community Centre Parking Lot at 3:00PM. For more information: Tiffany MacLaren tmaclaren@mississippimills.ca

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requires a R.E.C.E. Teacher for a Before and After School Position Interested candidates are invited to submit a resume and cover letter outlining their qualifications. Thank you to all who apply, but only those applicants selected for an interview will be acknowledged. Please submit resume to the attention of: Karen Kane, Director - Almonte Daycare Centre 208 State Street, Almonte, Ontario KOA 1AO kkane@mississippimills.ca 6 Arnprior Chronicle-Guide - Thursday, September 14, 2017

The Corporation of the Municipality of Mississippi Mills will be flushing the water mains in all areas of Almonte Ward beginning Monday, September 18th, 2017 to Friday, October 20th, 2017, 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. • Reduced water pressure should only be intermittent as the hydrants are being flushed. The pressure will return to normal once the flushing is completed. • If you detect discoloured (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. • Discoloured water may occur in close proximity to the watermain flushing or many blocks, even kilometres 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. • Residents who live in the areas being flushed may want to collect containers of water for drinking and cooking, each day before the flushing program starts. • We recommend that you do not drink or 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.

SURPLUS SALE Sealed bids for the following items will be received by the undersigned at the Municipality of Mississippi Mills at 3131 Old Perth Road, Almonte, until: 10:00a.m. Monday, October 2, 2017. Bids must be placed on forms provided by the Municipality in a sealed envelope clearly indicating the item on the outside of the envelope. Forms are available on the Municipality’s website. Items are available for viewing by calling Ben at 613-256-2064 ext. 231 and set up an appointment to view the items. Item # 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

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All items shall be removed from the Municipality yard and paid for within 5 working days of notification. Payment shall be by cash, certified cheque or money order and shall be received prior to the item being removed from the Municipality yard. All items are sold in an “as is� condition. Highest or any bid not necessarily accepted. Bids lower than the Reserve Bid will not be accepted. Diane Smithson, CAO Municipality of Mississippi Mills 3131 Old Perth Road, Almonte, ON K0A 1A0 Telephone: 613-256-2064 Fax: 613-256-4242 Email inquires: bkipp@mississippimills.ca Website: www.mississippimills.ca

SENIOR SHUFFLEBOARD AT THE ALMONTE COMMUNITY CENTRE The 2017-2018 Senior Shuffleboard season will be starting in October. The recreational senior shuffleboard program provides all participants with the opportunity to get out and meet new people, take part in some physical activity and have some fun. Interested participants for the Senior Shuffleboard program should contact Marilyn Snedden at 613- 256-3130. For any other questions please call Calvin Murphy Recreation Manager at 256-1077 Ext: 24

MISSISSIPPI MILLS RECREATION AND CULTURE DEPARTMENT FALL PROGRAMS 2017- 2018 ADULT RECREATIONAL BADMINTON Location: Almonte & District High School Monday’s and Thursday’s beginning Sept 11/17 – April 30/18 Time: 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. $50.00 per person Cancellation dates: TBD ADULT RECREATIONAL VOLLEYBALL Location: R.Tait MacKenzie Public School Tuesday’s beginning Sept 05/17 – May 1/18 Time: 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. $50.00 per person Cancellation dates: TBD PICK UP HOCKEY at Almonte Arena Location: Almonte Community Centre Thursday’s beginning Oct 5/17 – Mar 22/18 Time: 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. $5.00 per person per session Full equipment is required PICK UP HOCKEY at Pakenham Arena Location: Stewart Community Centre Wednesday’s beginning Sept 27/17 – Mar 21/18 Time: 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. $5.00 per person per session Full equipment is required. BABYSITTING COURSE Participants must be at least 12 years old Location: Almonte & District High School 3 Weekend sessions: Room 24 October 14 & 15/17, January 20 & 21/18, April 21& 22/18 Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. $50.00 per student LINE DANCING All ages welcome! ($8.00 /class) Location: Almonte Community Centre Thursday’s – Starting Oct 12/17 Beginner/Novice: 12noon – 1:15pm Intermediate: 1:30 pm – 3:00pm AEROBICS – Senior Friendly $8.00 per class Location: Stewart Community Centre Monday’s & Wednesday’s starting Sept 11/17 from 10:00 – 11:00 am Location: Almonte Old Town Hall Monday’s starting Sept 11/17 from 2:00pm – 3:00pm RECREATIONAL HOCKEY PROGRAM Location: Pakenham Arena Saturday’s beginning Sept 30/17 – March 24/18 Program Times: Age 5 – 6 years 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Age 7-8 years 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Age 9 – 11 years 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Age 12 -15 years 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Full equipment is required for this program. (no jersey provided) Deletion Date: Nov 4, 11, Feb 24 Cost: $ 135.00/ child (resident) $ 155.00/ child (non-resident) $ 385.00/family (3 or more family members registered) Program registration will take place on Wednesday, Sept 13/17


Kevin Dodds Gallery Now Open Tues. to Sat. 11:00-6:00 or by appointment

Original oil paintings and canvas giclees by Kevin Dodds. We offer custom affordable framing and select art supplies. Weekly art classes and workshops. • Exhibiting at the Carp Fair Sept. 21-24 (curling building) - Kevin will be signing his NEW 2018 LANG CALENDAR. • LARGE GARAGE SALE behind the gallery at 47 John St. North Arnprior - Antiques and many items for sale - SAT. SEPT. 16TH 10:00-4:00.

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Keeping Terry’s hope alive It’s an event that takes place every year, yet its importance never wanes. Each year, millions of participants in 25 countries across the globe walk, run or bike in the annual Terry Fox Run. According to the Canadian Cancer Society, nearly 1 in 2 Canadians can expect to be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. Set for Renfrew and Arnprior on Sunday, Sept. 17, countless local participants lend their support to the event, which raises much-needed funds for cancer research. Terry Fox was diagnosed with bone cancer in his right leg in 1977 and had his leg amputated 15 cm above the knee. While in hospital, he was so overcome by the suffering of other cancer patients that he decided to run across Canada to raise money for cancer research. He called his journey the Marathon of Hope. The run began in 1980 with the goal of informing Canadians of the importance of finding a cure for the disease. “With fierce determination, he ran an average of 42 kilometres (26 miles) every day for 143 days. Terry was forced to end his run on Sept. 1, 1980 when the cancer spread to his lungs,” says the Terry Fox Foundation’s website. “By Febru-

ary 1, 1981, Terry’s dream of raising $1 for every Canadian was realized – the Terry Fox Marathon of Hope fund totaled $24.17 million. Terry died in June 1981.” The Terry Fox Foundation’s mission is to maintain the vision and principles of Terry Fox while raising money for cancer research through the annual Terry Fox Run, Terry Fox School Run, as well as via memoriam donations and planned giving. “Everyone is welcome to participate in a Terry Fox Run, regardless of age, athletic ability or socio-economic standing. While the run does not have an entry fee or minimum donation we do ask all participants to fundraise or make a donation,” says the website. “You can raise funds online, use a pledge sheet or make a donation at the run site. Whatever your choice, please know that every dollar counts.” And while it’s held every year, the event continues to evolve. Renfrew’s organizers are seeking out replacements to run the event. In Arnprior, a youth co-organizer is helping lead the charge. To all those heading out this Sunday, we believe in you, thanks for all you do, and remember, in the words of Terry Fox himself: “Anything’s possible if you try.”

Mailing a letter made easier Support Arnprior’s 37th annual Terry Fox Run Sept. 17 To the editor:

To the editor:

Sunday, Sept. 17 will mark the 37th annual Terry Fox Run at the same location, the Arnprior Fairgrounds. It is not just a run, it’s also a walk, or bike ride or whatever you want to make it. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. After Terry lost his leg to cancer, he discovered that funding for cancer research in Canada was very minimal. The motivation of his Marathon of Hope was to raise funds to help find a cure for cancer. The Terry Fox Foundation remains true to Terry’s wishes today by directing all funds raised in his name to cancer research. The Terry Fox Foundation

funds research into many types of cancer. Since 1980, The Terry Fox Foundation (TFF) has raised more than $900 million for cancer research. The Terry Fox Foundation has been able to direct 84 cents (three-year average) of every dollar raised to research and boasts one of the lowest administration costs of any charity in Canada. Through the Terry Fox Research Institute, TFF has scientists and doctors in Canada and around the world working together to outrun cancer. As a reminder for those folks collecting stamps for their 150 Events Passport sponsored by

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the Town of Arnprior, our volunteers at the Terry Fox Run registration desk will be providing a stamp for your booklet. Other ways to support our local run is to drop by and purchase a commemorative T-Shirt or support our food booth and face painting booth. Rain or shine, our Terry Fox runners will be out to meet the Mayor’s Challenge of raising $1 per resident in Arnprior. We look forward to welcoming you to the annual run with our new student co-chair Curtis Jerror. Stephen Dodd Arnprior Terry Fox Run organizer

Some may remember my letter to the Arnprior Chronicle-Guide editor on July 6, regarding the location of the letter box at the Arnprior post office and the access issues for seniors and the frail. The letter box is located up a set of stairs and not on the curb where one would expect it. Frustrated at the letter box placement, I first sent a complaint notice to Canada Post asking them to move the letter box to the curb, a simple fix one would think. A few days later a spokesperson called saying no can do. Next I wrote to Canada

numbers will not be published. We reserve the right to edit Write on! tor. Please include your full We love letters. name, complete address and for space and content. Email your letter to theThe Chronicle-Guide wel- a contact phone number. comes your letters to the ediAddresses and phone resa.fritz@metroland.com .

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George Powell, Arnprior

Letter to the editor guidelines

Vice President & Regional Publisher Peter Bishop pbishop@metroland.com 613-283-3182

Editor-in-Chief Ryland Coyne rcoyne@metroland.com

Post CEO, Mr. Deepak Chopra who had Doug Ettinger, chief communication officer, reply thanking me for writing. However, the Arnprior mail box location met the corporate guidelines, so no can do, he said. Next I wrote to Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, asking for her assistance in correcting this wrong. I am pleased to report Canada Post has relocated the letter box from the top of the stairs to the curb. Kudos for their action. Next I must thank Cheryl Gallant for her intervention on this matter and her thoughtful towards seniors and the infirmed.

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EDITORIAL: MANAGING EDITOR: Theresa Fritz 613-221-6225 theresa.fritz@metroland.com NEWS EDITOR: Sherry Haaima sherry.haaima@metroland.com 613-432-3655 x42 REPORTER/PHOTOGRAPHER: Derek Dunn derek.dunn@metroland.com 1-800-884-9195 x29

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Principals move

Derek Dunn/Metroland

Christina Brown is ready to welcome students to St. John XXIII on the first day of school. It was her first day as principal at the school, as was true at four of the Arnprior area’s five primary schools. Lisa Murphy is the new principal at A.J. Charbonneau. Steve Griffiths is at McNab; and Derek Lennox at St. Joseph’s. Only Peter Burnette is a veteran; he started last year at Walter Zadow. Principals are often moved after five years or so, just to provide fresh perspectives.

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UPcOminG mEETinGS September 19 - Regular Council Meeting - 7:00 p.m. October 3 – Regular Council Meeting – 7:00 p.m. October 10 – Planning Advisory Committee Meeting – 7:00 p.m. October 17 – Regular Council Meeting – 7:00 p.m.

YARD WASTE & BRUSh Did you know that yard waste and brush is accepted free of charge at the landfill site? The landfill is located at 573 Calabogie Road and is open Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

WE WAnT TO hEAR FROm YOU! We currently have two surveys available for you to provide your opinion on a new logo and slogan for the Township. Please go to the following links and let us know what you think! Slogan – https://www.surveymonkey.net/r/mcnabbraesideslogan Logo – https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/mcnabbraesidelogo Links can also be found on our website at www.mcnabbraeside.com

CONTRACT POSITION (40 hours/week) EQUIPMENT OPERATOR (Contract ending March 30, 2018) The Township of McNab/Braeside seeks applications for the above position. Under the general supervision of the Public Works Supervisor, the Equipment Operator provides a variety of winter maintenance, repair and emergency response services related to the Township infrastructure and property.

Qualifications: 1. Possess and maintain a DZ Ontario Driver’s License. 2. Successfully completed O.S.S.D (Grade 12) or equivalent. 3. Experience in the operation of equipment, including tandem axle trucks, backhoe and loader and other miscellaneous equipment. 4. Operation of tandem snowplow would be considered and asset. 5. Demonstrated excellent safety record, ability to meet physical demands of the position. 6. Ability to be on call 24 hours per day combined with flexibility in hours of work.

Help us raise money for new rink boards for our outdoor rink at the Recreation Centre in Braeside! As a community we can make recreation activities better for everyone! Information:

Compensation: Based on prior experience ($20.17- $24.06 per hour) Anticipated Start Date: Week of November 13, 2017 Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume clearly marked as to contents to the undersigned by 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 26, 2017 to: Lindsey Parkes CAO/Clerk Township of McNab/Braeside 2508 Russett Drive R.R. # 2 Arnprior, Ontario K7S 3G8 lparkes@mcnabbraeside.com We thank all applicants, however only those considered for an interview will be contacted. Personal information and any supporting material will be administered in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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WELCOME TO THE CARP FAIR SEPTEMBER 21 – 24 st

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WELCOME TO THE CARP FAIR! Councillor Eli El-Chantiry Ward 5, West Carleton-March

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Bridge work

Friday September 22nd, 2017

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Work on the White Lake bridge is due to wrap up by November, according to county public works director Steven Boland. The $3-million project on Renfrew county’s longest bridge started last year. “White Lake bridge should be in good shape for 25-30 years,” Boland said.

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Cameron Hunter is ready to walk the central nave at St. John Chrysostom Catholic Church on Sept. 10 to start off the Gala Celebration Concert. Hosted by The Ottawa Valley Music Festival, the large crowd was treated to Mozart and Haydn, performed by sopranos Jessica Belanger, Cara Gilbertson and Danielle Vaillancourt, along with tenor Kevin Myers, and baritone Jean Sebastien Kennedy. The guest conductor was Mervin W. Fick.

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Ethan Achtenberg waves to his parents as he flies off the runway in Arnprior on Sept. 9. This is the first year the annual COPA for Kids aviation program took place in town. It was co-hosted by Canadian Owners and Pilots’ Association groups 178 from Pembroke and 37 from Arnprior.

Kids in flight

Two Cessna 172 planes and a Piper Archer are set to take kids for a ride around Arnprior like they’ve never been on before. Some 70 kids between the ages of eight and 17 got to participate in the free event hosted by Pembroke and Arnprior flying clubs.

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Students are given grounds school training – teaching them everything from wind socks to the science of flight - before receiving a “boarding pass” to ride in a plane, explained COPA 37’s Mike Asselin. The event hopes to inspire more kids to take an interest in the hobby. Arnprior Chronicle-Guide - Thursday, September 14, 2017 15


Keanan and Reuben Stone of ValleyBio, a cutting edge research and working farm just west of Cobden, opened their gate to a couple of dozen curious farmers, industry reps, and media.

Various crops are planted in rows to see how well they respond to soil and bugs.

Arnprior Special Olympics Annual Members Meeting When: October 13, 2017 Where: Nick Smith Centre Time: Meeting is from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Light snacks and beverages will be provided.

Positions up for election this year: Community Coordinator Public Relations Coordinator Sports Coordinator Athlete Representative Member at Large 613-623-4283 arnprior.specialolympicsontario.ca Hope to see you there!

Dr. Corrine Motluk

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Photos by Derek Dunn/Metroland Hemp is increasing in popularity among farmers, due to interest in a variety of industries, including A farmer walks toward the hemp demonstration field at ValleyBio near Cobden. food, textiles, and autoparts.

Cobden hemp farm opens gates for day DEREK DUNN derek.dunn@metroland. com

A hemp farm that sells seeds throughout the Ottawa Valley and beyond held a clinic and demo day on Sept. 5. Reuben and Keanan Stone own ValleyBio, a cutting-edge research and working farm just west of Cobden. They

opened their gate to a couple of dozen curious farmers, industry representatives and media. “We thought it was important to show how far we’ve come in developing our business for the benefit of our supporters and other businesses in the region,” Keanan said. “Our research plots (rows of various mostly cereal crops)

are new this year. No one else is doing that work.” The couple actually owns three businesses, including a traditional farm near their home closer to Cobden, and a seed selling business called Uniseeds Incorporated. But it is ValleyBio, a leading source for hemp seed genetics in Eastern Ontario, which comprises the

largest share. NOT POT

Hemp is still closely aligned with marijuana in many people’s mind. They don’t realize that industrial hemp, which is what the Stones grow, has a variety of uses and potentials. Automaker Henry Ford even predicted a car built and

fuelled by hemp. “He wasn’t lying,” Keanan said, noting that its potential is being realized in car parts, lubricants, and even building insulation. Hemp is considered among the “super foods” hence its oil and seeds are popular at health food stores. It is considered a durable textile for clothing, handbags

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Veterans-Legion Members Non-Legion Members Still Serving Members Would you like to meet with Provincial Service Officer Patricia Royle the week of October 9th, 2017 to discuss your rights and to see if you are receiving the proper benefits from Veteran’s Affairs? Have other questions? Please contact Branch 174 Arnprior Service Officer Mel Porter

Book by September 29th, 2017 Call 613-623-1912 to book an appointment.

L’ARCHE ARNPRIOR ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2017 2:00 – 4:00 P.M. DE RENZY HALL, ST ANDREW’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 80 DANIEL STREET, ARNPRIOR, ONTARIO K7S 2K8

and more. The Stones see a clear future for hemp, which is why they are early onto its production and development in the region. But they are also experimenting with other plants, including sugar beets and hybrid turnips. Their experiments reveal how well seeds deal with the area’s unique soil mixture; and how plants fend off viruses and bugs. Agriculture is always in flux. Just as one pesticide seems to work, nature adapts to find a way around it. New solutions are constantly in the works. However, they need experimental plots like the Stones offer to complete the research and develop new product lines.


Smile trifecta

A cookie, Robert Lavalle, and Abby McCuaig are all smiles during the Daniel Street Tim Hortons’ annual Smile Cookie Campaign. From Sept. 11 to 17, the purchase of a $1 chocolate chunk cookie will see all proceeds go to Arnprior Regional Health. The Smile Cookie campaign raised $7.2 million across Canada in support of nearly 500 local charities, hospitals and community programs through the campaign last year. Derek Dunn/Metroland

10th annual Wellness and Craft Show Sept. 16 KOULA COVE

For the past 10 years, Healing in the Valley has been organizing wellness and craft shows to help smaller businesses get exposure sharing what they are passionate about. At the same time, we have been supporting local food banks at our events because we feel it is a vital community service, where the need continues to grow on a daily basis. These are tough times that many find themselves in and as a community, we need to help each other in any way we can. Healing in the Valley is

thrilled to be back for our event on Saturday, Sept. 16 at the Nick Smith Centre. The event will run from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. in the Community Hall. We are asking visitors and vendors to please consider bringing a couple of non-perishable items for donation. We will have a silent auction running all day (closing at 3 p.m.) and all proceeds from it will be donated to the Arnprior and District Food Bank! We have an amazing variety of vendors this year – over 30 vendors with about half of them being new to our event. We are excited to

be sharing this day with you. As visitors to the event, you’ll be in for a treat with vendors showcasing fashion, household décor, soaps and bath products, health and wellness products and services, mind and body services, candles, jewellery, herbalism, kitchen essentials, delicious food creations,

photos to spruce up your home and so much more! We invite you to get out of the house and have some fun for the day – while helping to support a vital community service at the same time. It’s the perfect opportunity to find that unique gift for that special someone in your

life, start your Christmas shopping – or to simply pamper yourself, just because you work hard and deserve it! Grab a few friends and come by, we look forward to seeing you there. For more information, please feel free to contact Koula Cove at koula@healinginthevalley.ca .

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ELGIN ST. BAPTIST CHURCH

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

CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH

156 Landrigan Street, Arnprior, K7S 2S6 Phone: 613-623-4863 REGULAR SERVICE TIMES: 10:30 am: Sunday Morning Worship ....Nursery/Sunday School for all ages 6:30 pm: Sunday Evening Music Night (Last Sunday evening of the month) 7:00 pm: Wednesday Prayer & Bible Study

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PENTECOSTAL GLAD TIDINGS CHURCH Reverend Clark Young 613-623-2943 116 Baskin Drive West Sunday Service: 10:00 a.m. Children/Youth Ministries Weekly Programs churchoffice@gtcarnprior.ca

ROMAN CATHOLIC ST. JOHN CHRYSOSTOM PARISH FAMILY Saturday 4:30 p.m. Sunday 9:30 a.m. Rev. Fr. John N. Burchat 295 Albert St. 623-2282 www.saintjohnchrysostom.org “Let all who are hungry come and eat”

ANGLICAN EMMANUEL ANGLICAN Rev Cathy McCaig 287 Harrington St., Arnprior 623-2554

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Tastethe Tradition

Open House Weekend Sept 23 & 24 from 1– 4pm

The ball diamond in White Lake is the place to be on Sunday, Sept. 17 as a number of area musicians are volunteering their time to raise some money to help a young girl and her best friend – her dog Charlie. Recently Charlie had his leg badly broken when he ran into the spokes of a bicycle while going on a run with his owner.

Concert to help girl’s dog How would you like to spend an afternoon lounging in a lawn-chair enjoying some great Ottawa Valley music, while helping a local family in a time of need? Well, if this interests you then the ball diamond in White Lake is the place to be on Sunday, Sept. 17 as a number of area musicians are volunteering their time to raise some money to help a young girl and her best friend — her dog Charlie. Recently, Charlie had his leg badly broken when he ran into the spokes of a bicycle while going on a run with his owner. The vet bills are extremely high, but when faced with the alternative choice — one that makes all dog owners shudder at the thought — the family was determined to find a way to come up with the money to save Charlie. The community stepped up with donations for the initial vet visits and fees, but the surgery is expensive. So, when neighbour Jason Marshall heard from some musician friends who wanted to help, he quickly organized what is being called “A Doggone Good Afternoon of

Music” at the White Lake Ball Park. He says it’s a dog-friendly event, so people are encouraged to bring their dogs (on leash) for the afternoon. Cost of admission is simply a donation, and there will be a dog groomer on hand to do nail trims for a donation, as well as a pet photographer to capture pictures of you and your pooch, also for a donation. “As a dog person, I know the heartbreak you feel when your pooch gets hurt. And I also know how expensive it can be. So, I’m simply doing what people of the Ottawa Valley have always done — helping a neighbour in need,” says Marshall. “So many people want to help, it’s overwhelming. I hope people come out and enjoy a fun day at the park.” The musical lineup includes The Kyle Felhaver Band, Dan Paul Rogers, Johnny Spinks & Friends, Vicki Brittle and Chris McNally, Bill Connelly, Bobby Schwartz, and Andy T. Williams. Marshall will MC the event, which runs from 1 to 5 p.m. For more information, text or call Jason at 613-401-0518.

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“Canadian Icons” celebrates Canada’s 150th and opens at Richards Fog Run studio at Bittersweet Gallery in Burnstown Sept. 30 with a vernissage from 2 til 8 p.m. and will continue to Oct. 9 daily from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Gill will give an artist’s talk Sept. 30 at 3 and 7 p.m. and again at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 7.

Richard Gill celebrates Canada with his 45th anniversary fall show Leonard Cohen, Rick Mercer, Wayne Gretzky, Emily Carr, Joni Mitchell, The Tragically Hip, Buffy Saint Marie, Glenn Gould, Oscar Peterson, Don Cherry, Maud Lewis are just few personalities that many of us admire or revere as purely Canadian. They are among just a few that will make up the all Canadian cast of at least 45 icons that Burnstown sculptor Richard Gill has chosen to portray in clay for his show this fall. Highlights of the show will include the iconic beauty of Canada’s wilderness and milestone events like Chris Hadfield tethered to the Canadarm space shuttle suspended over planet earth. Another work captures the magic and colour of Cirque du Soleil depicting

Gill will give an artist’s talk Sept. 30 the strength and grace of with a vernissage from 2 to 8 p.m. and will continue to Oct. 9 daily from 11 at 3 and 7 p.m. and again at 3 p.m. on the human form. Saturday, Oct. 7. Well known for render- a.m. to 5 p.m. ing a vast array of custom works since the 1970s, this show marks a milestone of creative energy in Gill’s 45 year career as a full-time artist sculptor. His show is an event that reveals his most creative conceptual ideas presented View All These Open Houses Online At in a cohesive body of work. Gill’s kiln-fired handsculpted wall plaques in clay relief are as unique and diverse as we are as a people. Beautifully rugged and resilient as our own Canadian landscape; his evocative works withstand the OPEN HOUSE OPEN HOUSE OPEN HOUSE OPEN HOUSE test of time becoming truly SUNDAY SEPT. 17, 2017 SUNDAY, SEPT. 17, 2017 SUNDAY, SEPT. 17, 2017 SUNDAY, SEPT. 17, 2017 2-3:30 PM 2-3 PM 1-3 PM 1-3 PM iconic. 1877 RUSSETT DRIVE 34 SHORT RD., ARNPRIOR 183 ARTHUR STREET 61 JACK CRESCENT, ARNPRIOR “Canadian Icons” celHOSTED BY: YOUR HOST: YOUR HOST: YOUR HOST: ebrates Canada’s 150th and PAM BEHNKE-VAN HOOF DONNA DEFALCO CLIFF JUDD PAT FORREST 613-401-7543 613-979-2601 opens at Richards Fog Run studio at Bittersweet Gal- Call Stephanie Jamieson to find out how you can advertise your Open House! lery in Burnstown Sept. 30

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Township’s newest business

Kids test drive the foam pit before moving on to the trampolines at the newly opened dance school. School director Monica Lyon is excited for another year of programs to begin, and is even more excited to say she has more boy students than ever before.

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Rosie Freda is given the honour of helping McNab/Braeside Coun. Heather Lang, middle, cut the ribbon during the grand opening of ArnPhotos by Derek Dunn/Metroland prior School of Dance’s new location at 394 Russett Dr. Monica Lyon, left, moved the business to Jack Freda’s building after learning her pre- Mom Emily Freda shows her girls the inside of their vious location on MacDonald Street was coming down to make way for grandfather’s rental, which is the new home for Arnprior School of Dance. an affordable seniors’ complex.

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Domestic disputes focus of OPP Arnprior and Renfrew officers of the Renfrew detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) investigated 15 domestic disputes during the past week. One male was charged with three counts of assault with a weapon, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, take motor vehicle without consent, domestic mischief and driving while under suspension. One male was charged with assault and uttering threats, one male was charged with two counts of assault and two counts of breach of probation, one male was charged with three counts of breach of probation, one male was charged with two counts of failing to comply with an undertaking, one female was charged with failing

to comply with an undertaking, ed for seven days. and one male was charged with Suspicious person assault and criminal harassOn Sept. 6 at 6:30 p.m. ofment. No other criminal officers received information fences took place. about a suspicious person Stunt driver in Arnprior in possession of On Tuesday, Sept. 5 at ap- a firearm. Officers attended proximately 11:07 a.m. Const. the scene on Ashbury Street Jason Golds stopped a vehicle and located a male sitting in for speeding on Hwy. 17 trav- the driver’s seat of a vehicle elling eastbound in McNab/ holding what appeared to be Braeside Township. The ve- a long gun. The male was dehicle was stopped after being tained and the weapon seized. recorded travelling in excess The investigation revealed the of 50 km/hr above the posted gun was a pellet gun, and the speed limit. A 54 year-old male was attempting to deal man of Pembroke was issued with nuisance rodents on his a summons for court in Ren- property. A 57-year-old man frew on Oct. 27. His driver’s of Stittsville was charged with licence was suspended for an offence under the Fish seven days, and the vehicle he and Wildlife Act for having a was operating was impound- loaded firearm in a vehicle.

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New Price! Waterfront! 1124 Bayview Drive, Constance Bay Gorgeous, high & dry 101’ x 150’ lot on Buckham’s Bay with southern exposure & a charming older 3 bedroom three season cottage to spend your summers only minutes to the city in a wonderful all year round community. Buy for summer fun or get your plans ready & build your dream home here! Ideal lot for new home with walkout basement. Natural gas & high speed internet available. $324,900

New Listing! 549 Norlock Lane, Madawaska River Cottage Wow! Check out this 1 bedroom rustic log retreat with 257’ of waterfront close to Calabogie and offers a large wrap-around deck, screen porch, cozy woodstove, outdoor privy, large 8’x20’ storage container, very good fishing and swimming, 2.44 acre lot with lots of trees and outcroppings so could be future building lot. Perfect hideaway without being totally isolated. Includes furnishings! $159,900

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Waterfront! Cottage for Sale on White Lake! Rustic three season cottage with 120 feet on the lake on a ¾ acre lot next to crownland. Not far from 3 Mile Bay and Raycroft Creek. Cottage has hydro, running water and an indoor shower plus an outhouse, large front deck over looking the lake, 2 docks, steel roof and a woodstove. Great lake with very good fishing, boating, swimming and water sports only 1 hour from the city of Ottawa. Nice spot! $204,900

Waterfront Lot! Lot 2 Old Quarry Road, Maclaren’s Landing 100’ on the Ottawa River only 30 minutes to Kanata! $119,900 Acreage! Lot 19 Golf Course Road, Braeside 212 acres of woodland abutting Arnprior Golf Course with recreational trails and rural zoning. Good investment for future planning! $249,900

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Beautiful Log home on Pristine Catherine Lake this year round home is off the Grid no electric Bills!! Reliable propane generator back up. MLS 1063962 asking $314,500 Arnprior Chronicle-Guide - Thursday, September 14, 2017 21


Jenn Spratt Broker of Record A.S.A 613-623-4846

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Calabogie Rd

3.66 acres

$59,900

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Calabogie Rd

4.69 acres

$64,900

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Calabogie Rd

22 acres

$109,900

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Calabogie Rd

27 acres

$169,900

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Merrickville Hwy 15

10 acres

$25,000

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Mohrs Rd

1 acre

$49,900

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26 Castleridge

Building Lot

$43,900

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26 Castleridge

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$39,000

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Woodkilton

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$49,900

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Ivy Acres

1 acre

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292 Pensula

2 acres

$29,900

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1 acre

$35,000

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This is the year to curl at the Arnprior Curling Club Burnstown

Rowing Club hosts regatta

ARNPRIOR CURLING CLUB

Celebrating 150 years of sporting in Arnprior, the 20172018 season is the year to try/start/return to curling. The Arnprior Curling Club (ACC) has a full year of games, bonspiels, and parties that will appeal to all ages and levels of ability. This little-known piece of Arnprior’s heritage started in January of 1868 when the newly incorporated ACC opened its first covered sheet of ice on Victoria Street (formerly the site of the River of Life Church). Some of the original members included David Craig, John S. Moir, Arthur Burwash, E. C. Armand, Patrick Galvin, and I. MacNamara. This single sheet facility was replaced by a three sheet rink on Elgin Street (Napa Auto Parts mall), largely through sponsorship from Sullivans, Kenwood Mills and other local industries. Artificial ice was installed in the early 50s. In 1969, in celebration of its centenary, the ACC opened the current four-sheet rink on Galvin Street. This year everyone throughout Arnprior and neighbouring communities will have an opportunity to enjoy this rich sporting and social heritage passed down to us from previous generations. Your first opportunity is to join us for the 2017 season Registration night is from 6-9 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 21, in the downstairs lounge, 15 Galvin St. near Missy’s Fries. Wings, $2 beer and lots of laughs will be on offer. Check our web page at www.arnprior.ovca.com or our Facebook page for details.

The Burnstown Rowing Club, headquartered at the Burnstown Beach, is gearing up for its annual recreational regatta, the Head of the Madawaska. The 2017 regatta takes place on Sunday, Sept. 17 with three recorded head races — 3 km, 5 km, and 3 km — as well as a fun sprint. Rowers from across Eastern Ontario take part in this popular regatta. Come out and cheer on the area’s own rowers as they compete for the best times! Races will get underway around 9 a.m.

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Lee Narraway/submitted

The Arnprior Curling Club is celebrating 150 years of sporting in Arnprior. The newly incorporated ACC opened its first covered sheet of ice in 1968. Pictured are Hyram Johnston, skip; J.K. Whitelaw, third; Chief Matson, second; and Niel S. Robertson, lead. Note the curling “irons” resting at their feet.

Bill Stevens, on the left in the steer position and Mark Robson in the stroke position at a previous regatta. Stevens is the founder of the Burnstown Rowing Club and Robson is the long-time president.

Arnprior September 20th, 2017 Contact ontrac to register 613.623.4680

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CCHL2 opens season with annual showcase weekend in Ottawa

Arnprior Packers play Ottawa West Sept. 14, host Renfrew Timberwolves Sept. 15 at Nick Smith Centre at 8 p.m. Canada Tier 2 Hockey League game. The Arnprior Packers went undefeated tlepack@metroland.com and the Renfrew Timberwolves dropped The Whitewater Kings have won their first-ever Central both of their games in open weekend action. All teams hit the ice at the Richcraft Sensplex in Gloucester, an early chance for teams Fall / Winter to size each other up over 16 games. TIFFANY LEPACK

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Sports Available: Swimming, Floor Hockey, Basketball and Bowling

over a month. The long-running Arnprior Oldtimers Hockarnprior.specialolympicsontario.ca ey League (AOHL) that sees two back-to-back Hockey night in Arnprior will drop games every Tuesday night from Oct. 3 to late Hope to see you there! the puck at Nick Smith Centre in just March is back again. And organizers are welcoming new players with a wide range of abilities, from below average to superstars. Alan Rowson has volunteered for many years Mississippi Mills Recreation and Culture Department with the league. He said there is no denying that Fall Programs 2017- 2018 it is competitive, but the guys age 40 and up are basically there for a little exercise and socializADULT RECREATIONAL BADMINTON LINE DANCING ing. Location: Almonte & District High School All ages welcome! ($8.00 /class) “I’d say it is spirited, but not intense,” said Monday’s and Thursday’s beginning Rowson, a goaltender who’s played for 22 years. Location: Almonte Community Centre Sept 11/17 – April 30/18 “It’s a very good excuse to get off the couch on Time: 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Thursday’s – Starting Oct 12/17 Tuesday nights.” $50.00 per person Beginner/Novice: 12noon – 1:15pm Cancellation dates: TBD Intermediate: 1:30 pm – 3:00pm The league is made up of four teams: DanaDEREK DUNN

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$8.00 per class Monday’s & Wednesday’s starting Sept 11/17 10:00 – 11:00 am ($8.00 / class)

PICK UP HOCKEY at Almonte Arena

Location: Almonte Old Town Hall

Location: Almonte Community Centre Thursday’s beginning Oct 5/17 – Mar 22/18 Time: 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. $5.00 per person per session Full equipment is required

Monday’s starting Sept 11/17 2:00pm – 3:00pm

PICK UP HOCKEY at Pakenham Arena Location: Stewart Community Centre Wednesday’s beginning Sept 27/17 – Mar 21/18 Time: 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. $5.00 per person per session Full equipment is required. BABYSITTING COURSE Participants must be at least 12 years old Location: Almonte & District High School 3 Weekend sessions: Room 24 October 14 & 15/17 January 20 & 21/18 April 21 & 22/18 Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. $50.00 per student

vis Goodwin, Hein, English, Colin Baggio, Gagnon and Power. THIS WEEK

In the Sunday night game, the Char-Lan Rebels defeated the Timberwolves 5-3, McIntyre added a pair and Foster got the other. The Timberwolves welcome the Carleton Place Jr. Canadians, who are also new to the league, to Ma-Te-Way Activity Centre in Renfrew on Wednesday, Sept. 13 at 8 p.m. On Thursday, Sept. 14, the Packers travel to face the always tough Ottawa West Golden Knights at 7:15 p.m. in Ottawa. Friday, Sept. 15 will see the Highway 17 rivalry between the Packers and Timberwolves reignited for the new season in Arnprior at the Nick Smith arena at 8 p.m. On Saturday, Sept. 16 the Whitewater Kings will play their firstever home game as they host the Renfrew Timberwolves at 7 p.m. in Cobden. And to round out the week, the Kings will play the Canadians at Carleton Place on Tuesday, Sept. 19 at 7:30 p.m.

Oldtimers hockey league registration now open

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PACKERS WIN

In the first game on Saturday, Sept. 9, the Arnprior Packers defeated the Embrun Panthers 4-3 in a shootout. The Panthers got on the scoreboard first but the Packers answered back at 5:17 of the first with a goal by Brandon English on the power play assisted by Bailey Hein and Alexandre Ferraton. The Panthers scored two goals in the second period and kept the Packers off the score sheet. It was all Arnprior in the third to force the shootout with a power-play goal by Ty Power assisted by English and Franco Gagnon. Gagnon tied things up late in the third pe-

riod unassisted. Alex Caparelli had the shootout winner for the Packers. The Timberwovles fell to the Ottawa West Golden Knights Saturday afternoon 6-3. Scoring for the Wolves were Zach Moran, Curtis Foster and Isaac Perreault and getting helpers were: Andrew McIntyre, with three assists and Luke Marinic. In their first ever regular season league game , the Kings were victorious over the Alexandria Glens 3-1. The Glens tied things midway in the first period and after that the Kings went on to score one in the second and one more in the third. Michael Karas, Michael Hubers and Peter White scored for the Kings with assists going to Reid Barber, Chad Cherry and Gage Tremblay. Kevin Proulx made 28 saves for the Kings. In the Sunday afternoon game, the Packers doubled up the Richmond Royals 6-3. Six different players secured the victory for the Packers with goals coming from: Da-

Location: Stewart Community Centre

RECREATIONAL HOCKEY PROGRAM Location: Pakenham Arena Saturday’s beginning Sept 30/17 – March 24/18 Program Times: Age 5 – 6 years Age 7 – 8 years Age 9 – 11 years Age 12 – 15 years

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Full equipment is required for this program. (no jersey provided) Deletion Date: Nov 4, 11, Feb 24 Cost:

$135.00/ child (resident) $155.00/ child (non-resident) $385.00/family (3 or more family members registered)

Program registration will take place on Wednesday, Sept 13/17 “At a Glance” at the Almonte Community Centre from 7pm – 9pm AND Saturday, Sept 23/17 from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at the Pakenham arena.

For more information on any of these programs please call the Recreation & Culture Department at 613-256-1077

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ta, Lou’s Leafs, Play It Again Sports (formerly Lorne’s Electric), and Legion. Games are 50 minutes long beginning at 8:30 and 9:40 p.m.) and include two certified referees and a scoreboard operator. It is noncontact; no slap shots; two goaltenders in every game; 16 players on each team. The season tournament is in late March, and includes a Friday night game plus two more that Saturday. A trophy is awarded and there is usually a party at a nearby sports bar. The cost is $325 and includes insurance. Next registration night is Tuesday, Sept. 19, at Play It Again (corner of Daniel and Elgin streets), during regular business hours, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call Rowson at 613623-5585.


Warden’s Cup golf tournament a fundraising success

Golf

Getting you back on the greens

COUNTY OF RENFREW

On Sept. 8, a sunny and cool day, 78 enthusiastic golfers set out to drive home the importance of giving back. The 13th Annual Warden’s Cup Invitational Golf Tournament was hosted this year by County of Renfrew Warden Jennifer Murphy at the beautiful Whitetail Golf Club in Bonnechere Valley Township. The best-ball-format shotgunstart tournament saw teams from across the county and beyond turn out for 18 holes of golf, dinner, and prizes, all in support of the Renfrew Victoria Hospital oncology unit. “I want to take an opportunity to thank each participant and every sponsor for their generosity and support with making the 13th annual tournament such a success. I also congratulate the winning team for a match well played; that being said, the Renfrew Victoria Hospital oncology unit and the recipients of their expert care are the real winners today. Fundraising events like this tournament are a real testament to the giving nature of our residents,” said Murphy. Murphy presented Randy Penney from the Renfrew Victoria Hospital a cheque in the amount of $3,700. The donation was made up from funds raised at the tournament and staff denim days held earlier in the year at County of Renfrew offices. Later in the day, during the presentations, event MC Bruce Beakley, director of human resources at the County of Renfrew, announced the winning team. The happy winners — Stewart Melanson, Andrew Hamilton, Kevin Atwater, and Gary Pultz — posed for a picture with their trophy and prizes in front of an applauding crowd in the clubhouse.

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Weather doesn’t dampen enthusiasm of MC golfers

Despite a very wet course, no thanks to a drenching storm the night before, the stalwart Senior Intersectional Mountain Creek Men’s team won their 2017 Division J against Amberwood, Lombard Glen and Whitetail on Sept. 5. Seven of the team each took six points, a very remarkable accomplishment. Wet feet did not impede the volunteer efforts of Peter Venasse, Jeff Needham, John Gelowsky, Dave Blackburn and Chris Dziekan who helped ensure a successful tournament. Standing L-R,    Denis Tessier, Jim Thompson, Stu Muir, Stu Thompson, Gary Croucher, Ray Tosh, Paul Petrie, Ed Kollesh, Jim Thibeault, Jim Grenier. Seated L - R are  Bryan Gormley, Wayne Deschamps

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ANNIVERSARY

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SMILEY Norris Irwin October 31, 1928 – August 25, 2017 Peacefully, in Pontiac Reception Centre, Shawville, Quebec with his family by his side at the age of 88 years. Beloved husband of Margaret Ruth Hodgins. Loving father of Larry (Carmen Jodouin), Margaret (Stewart Rivington) and Douglas (Vicki) and grandfather of Ryan. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his father Vertel and mother Leila, sister Orma (late Ray Thompson) and brothers Rupert (Barbara) and Elson (Evangeline). As per Norris’s wishes there will be no visitation and a private interment will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Pontiac Reception Foundation or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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Arden Delmer

Passed away on Sunday, September 3, 2017 in his 79th year. Beloved husband of Sharron Royce. Loved stepfather of Kellie Townson & Timothy Spence (Grazia). Dearly loved brother of Margo Royce. Grandfather of Holly, Sarah, Abbey, Carley, Corinne & Paola. Predeceased by his parents Ruby & Oliver Royce & brother Dale & niece Shanty RoyceDeRiger. Cremation has taken place. Arrangements: McConnell Funeral Home, Marmora. A graveside service will be held at White Lake Cemetery near Arnprior on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 1:00p.m. Arden’s family are grateful to all the caregivers at Caressant Care, Marmora for the compassionate care and lively banter that put a smile on his face. Arden was a devoted Blue Jays fan, an avid Beagle lover, and very proud of his “fighting Irish” roots. Donations to Fixed Fur Life or a charity of your choice would be appreciated. www.mcconnellfuneralhome.ca.

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MacGREGOR Shirley A.

(MacGregor Concrete Products) Of Beachburg, passed away peacefully in Country Haven Retirement Residence, in the presence of her loving family on Friday September 8, 2017 in her 75th year. Shirley MacGregor nee Harrison, beloved wife of Jack MacGregor. Dear mother of Tammy (B.J. Greer) and Jackie (Nathan Latchford). Loving grandma to Alivia and Ruby. Also survived by a sister Linda (Barry Armstrong) and sisterin-law of Ralph (Linda) MacGregor, Helen (Dave Bousefield), Ann Shield-MacGregor. Friends may call at the Fraser-Morris & Heubner Funeral Home Cobden, Tuesday September 12, 2017 from 2-4 and 7-9pm. Service in the Whitewater Wesleyan Community Church Cobden, Wednesday at 2pm Interment Beachburg Union Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy donations to Country Haven Retirement Residence Benevolent Fund or Mission Aviation Fellowship would be appreciated.

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Carol July 15, 1944-September 9, 2017 Passed away peacefully with her daughter by her side at Hospice Renfrew Saturday September 9, 2017. Carol Millerwood of Burnstown at the age of 73 years. Beloved wife of the late William Millerwood. Dearly loved mother of Cindy Millerwood of Arnprior and the late Christopher Millerwood. (Heather) of Carp. Much loved grandmother of Austin, Allan and Spencer. Daughter of the late William and May (Willis) Moss-Harvey. Will be fondly remembered by Jim Mullins. Arrangements by the Boyce Funeral Home Ltd., 138 Daniel Street N., Arnprior. Family and friends are invited to join Carol’s family during visitation Sunday September 17, 2017 at the Boyce Funeral Home from 1-4 p.m. Please consider a donation to the Hospice Renfrew in memory of Carol. Condolences/Tributes/Donations at www.boycefuneralhome.ca.

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Peacefully at the Arnprior and District Memorial Hospital on Thursday evening, September 7th, 2017. Douglas Walter Johnston of Arnprior; formerly of Ottawa passed away following a brief illness. He was 88. Beloved husband of the late Millie Perry (October 15, 1999). Dearly loved father of Mark (Elizabeth) of Burlington and Cathy Clouthier (Bob) of Arnprior. Cherished “Poppa” of Angela Clouthier (Katie Kline), David Johnston (Katrina), Christopher Johnston, Derek Clouthier (Jamie Croft) and Deanna Johnston and great-grandfather of Amberlynn, Sadie and Zackery Johnston. Special brotherin-law of Leonard Perry (Olwen), Dorothy Baskin (late Cliff) and Bill Perry (Wendy). Also survived by a brother, Gerald (Peggy). Fondly remembered by nieces and nephews. Friends may pay their respects during visitation at the Pilon Family Funeral Home and Chapel Ltd., 50 John Street North, Arnprior on Friday, September 15th from 7 to 9 p.m. and again on Saturday morning, September 16th from 10-10:45 a.m. A Tribute to Doug Johnston will be conducted in the Pilon Family Chapel at 11 o’clock. Cremation will follow with interment at Pinecrest Cemetery, Ottawa. In memory of Doug, please consider a donation to the Arnprior Regional Health Foundation. Condolences/Donations www.pilonfamily.ca

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WERRY, ROBERT “BOB” (Retired Dentist)

With heavy hearts we announce that our beloved father and grandfather, Robert Murray Werry of Sand Point passed away peacefully at the Arnprior and District Memorial Hospital on Sunday morning, September 3, 2017. He was 90. Beloved husband of the late Marilyn Sharpe and the late Jean Box. Dearly loved and proud “Dad” of Ellen Werry (late Freddie Castro) of Ottawa and Tricia Werry (Darryl Waddell) of Sand Point. Dear stepfather of Jeff Lemon (Deb) of Norwich, Ontario. Cherished and forever loved by his grandkids: Jean Castro-Werry, Katherine Castro-Werry, Jessica Waddell, Erik Lemon and Kirsten Lemon. Bob was a kind, gentle and soft spoken man. He lived by a simple yet profound motto. “Do unto others as you would have them do to you”. In his retirement, Bob found great reward in his many woodworking projects. His passion for learning to play the fiddle never ceased to amaze both family and friends. A peace filled man has gone to rest. A private graveside service will take place at the Albert Street Cemetery, Arnprior. In the care of the Pilon Family Funeral Home and Chapel Ltd., 50 John Street North, Arnprior. For those wishing, a donation to The Grove Nursing Home, Arnprior would be greatly appreciated. Condolences/Donations www.pilonfamily.ca

WILSON, MAURICE

(Retired – Hydro One) Suddenly but quite peacefully at the Arnprior and District Memorial Hospital on Sunday morning, September 3rd, 2017; Maurice Albert Wilson of Fitzroy Harbour passed away at the age of 82. Beloved husband and best friend of Nelda (nee Sunderland). Dearly loved father of Brian (Sherri) of Fitzroy Harbour; Doug (Peggy) of Morrisburg and Marianne Brace (Kelly) of Woodlawn. Predeceased by 2 infant sons, Dale and Bruce. Dear brother of Dorothy Harris (Wayne), Jim Wilson (Barb), Tom Wilson (Pat) and Linda Sawyer (Peter), all of Fitzroy Harbour. Cherished and much loved “Grampa Moe” of Christy Shulist (Russ), Ashley Spaull (Brodie), Craig Wilson (Kelly), Laurie Millard (Greg), Jennifer Wilson (Matt Hummel), Riley Brace, Rachel Brace, Julie Brace and “Great-Grampa Moe” of Hunter, Kaleigh, Chase, Makaila, Logan, Chloe, Camden and Jackson. A private family tribute to celebrate Maurice’s life will take place at the Pilon Family Funeral Home and Chapel Ltd., 50 John Street North, Arnprior. In remembrance, donations to the West Carleton Food Bank would be greatly appreciated by the Wilson families. Condolences/Donations www.pilonfamily.ca

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TIMMONS MARGARET ANN JANET Peaceful at Longfields Manor, Nepean on Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017. Ann Rath of Richmond, Ont., age of 82 years. Beloved wife of Robert Timmons and dearly loved mother of Marilyn Wright (Allan), Alvin (Lynda), Jerry, Doug (Wendy), Fred and Kevin. Loved sister of Elaine Fulton (John), Mary Forlippa & Charlie (Debbie). Predeceased by 5 brothers; Jim, Claire, Elmer, Wilfred & Raymond. Cherished grandma of Shelley, Ashley (Corey), Breton, Brailey (Ollie) & Bailey. Great grandma of Alexandrea & Aleida. Friends were invited to share memories at the C. R. GAMBLE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL INC. 127 Church St., Almonte, ON 613-256-3313 On Thursday, Sept. 7, from 2-4 and 6-8 pm and where Service was held in the Gamble Chapel on Friday, Sept. 8 at 2:30pm. Condolences & Tributes: www.crgamble.com

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IN MEMORIAM CLARE HAMILTON Sept. 13, 2012

CLARE HAMILTON September 13, 2012

Those we love don’t go away, They walk beside us every day, Unseen, unheard but always near, Still loved, still missed, and forever dear.

Remembrance is a golden chain, Death tries to break but all in vain; To have, to love and then to part, Is the greatest sorrow of one’s heart. Time may wipe out many things, But this they wipe out never The memory of those happy days, When we were all together.

Always remembered, Dave

MacPHERSON, Margaret Frances (nee Dowdell) At Shepherd Village Senior Home in Toronto, Margaret Frances MacPherson, born July 1st, 1923 went home to be with her Lord on Sunday Sept 3rd, 2017. Wife of the late Rev. Donald MacPherson. Mother of Donna (Jack) Richards, Bill (Winnette) MacPherson, Grandmother of Peter (Sarah), Julia (Matt), Stephen, Kate (Robert) and Alex (Lydia). Family will receive friends at the Hilltop Tabernacle in Griffith on Saturday Sept 9th, 2017 from 2 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. A Funeral Service will follow at 3 p.m. Interment at Matawatchan Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Hilltop Tabernacle would be appreciated by the family. Condolences or donations may be made at www.mcphailandperkins.ca Condolences or donations may be made at www.mcphailandperkins.ca

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Sisters, Donna, Norma, Rose Marie, and Families

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MAY 13, 1927 – SEPTEMBER 10, 2017

Dodds

Margaret Jean (nee Belsher) June 10, 1916-September 6, 2017 Passed away peacefully at the Arnprior & District Memorial Hospital Wednesday morning September 6, 2017. Margaret Dodds of Arnprior in her 102nd year. Beloved wife of the late Earnie Dodds (1990). Dearly loved mother of Marylea Tourangeau (late Doug) of Braeside. Predeceased by daughter Sharon Mielke (Mel) of Arnprior. Much loved grandmother of Shawna Marshall (Steve) of Brockville and Rhonda Wright (Shawn) of Ottawa. Cherished great-grandmother of Taylor Marshall (Tanya) and Cody Marshall. Great-great grandmother of Chase and Ava Marshall. Dear sister of Winnifred Murdoch (late Earl) of Arnprior. Predeceased by sister Darlene. Daughter of the late Herman and Bernice (Dale) Belsher. Special friend of Mona Sauvé. Visitations were at the Boyce Funeral Home Ltd., 138 Daniel Street N., Arnprior Friday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and again Saturday morning after 10:00 a.m. Funeral Service was conducted Saturday September 9, 2017 in the Boyce Chapel at 11:00 a.m. Interment Arnprior Albert Street Cemetery. In memoriams to the Arnprior Regional Health Assisted Living Services would be appreciated. Condolences/Tributes/Donations at www.boycefuneralhome.ca. CLR777299

Peacefully at the Arnprior and District Memorial Hospital in the early morning hours of Sunday, September 10, 2017; Gordon Alexander Robinson of Arnprior; formerly of Chelsea, P.Q. passed away following a brief illness. He was in his 91st year. Beloved husband of Mabel (nee Early). Dear father of Wade Robinson (Marilyn Schmidt), Karen Robinson, Mark Robinson (Letitia) and Leigh Robinson (Judy Lonsdale) and grandfather of Cody Robinson (Ashleigh) and Joel Robinson. Gordon spent most of his working years with Gatineau Power and Hydro Quebec. He retired in 1991. 1993 saw Gord and Mabel move to Arnprior where they lived the remainder of their lives in a community they became proud to call home. Special thanks to Dr. Kiskis and the staff at the Arnprior Hospital for their care and attention during Gordon’s final days. As well, thanks to the staff at the Arnprior, Braeside and McNab Seniors at Home Program for their care and home visits. A graveside service for family will take place at the Malloch Road Cemetery in Arnprior at the end of October. In Gord’s memory, please consider a donation to the “Keep the Wheels Rolling” at the Arnprior, Braeside and McNab Seniors at Home Program. In the care of the Pilon Family Funeral Home and Chapel Ltd., 50 John Street North, Arnprior. Condolences/Donations www.pilonfamily.ca

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In Loving Memory Brenda Dillabough 1955-2012

IN MEMORIAM

There’s a corner in our hearts, Mom You visit every day, It gives us this warm feeling, That you’re never far away. Love and Miss you Always Brooke and Casey

In Loving Memory of Geraldine McNevin

IN MEMORIAM

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IN MEMORIAM

In loving memory of a beloved wife, Mother, Grandmother, and Great- Grandmother, who passed away a year ago on September 18, 2016. We hold you close within our hearts, And there you shall remain, To walk with us throughout our lives, Until we meet again. So rest in peace our dear one, And thanks for all you’ve done. We pray that God has given you The crown you’ve truly won. Lovingly remembered, Duncan, Bonnie and Family, Jim and Beth and Family

C.R. Gamble Funeral Home & Chapel Inc.

DEATH NOTICE

IN MEMORIAM

Peacefully in the comfort of her daughter’s home in MacLaren’s Landing and with loved ones by her side, Sophia Elizabeth Morrison of Ottawa passed away on Thursday morning, August 31, 2017 following a courageous struggle though cancer. She was 88. Beloved wife of the late Bill Morrison. Dearly loved mother of Judy Smith (late Barry), Margaret “Peggy” Jensen (Jim), Terry Blanch (Pam), Joyce Theriault (Dwayne), Debbie Blanch, Dawn Bergevin (Nic), and Robbie Morrison (Angela). Cherished and fondly remembered by her 23 grandchildren and 16 greatgrandchildren. Loved sister of Helen Morel (late Jean). Predeceased by 2 sons: Bob Blanch and Kevin Blanch (Marilyn); her only brother Nicholas Popyk (late Ollie) and a sister, Anne Chizawsky (late Bill). Sophia was born in Poland. Daughter of the late Josef and Justina (nee Hnatyshyn) Popyk. She arrived in Canada in 1929 and was orphaned soon after. Her life brought her to the Prairies, Marathon, Ontario and eventually to Ottawa where she worked in building management for many years. A devout member of St. Elizabeth’s Parish in Ottawa, Sophia spent countless hours volunteering with parish activities. Following retirement, she spent over 15 years delivering meals on wheels to the shut-ins and less fortunate. She was a gifted cook, baker and gardener who had an appreciation for the simple things in life. She was much loved and will be missed. Friends were invited to join Elizabeth’s family during visitation at the Pilon Family Funeral Home and Chapel Ltd., 50 John Street North, Arnprior on Tuesday morning, September 5th from 9:30 until 10:45. A Funeral Mass was celebrated in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Braeside on Tuesday at 11:30. Cremation followed. In memory of Elizabeth, please consider a donation to the Ottawa Union Mission. Condolences/Donations www.pilonfamily.ca

In Loving Memory of

IN MEMORIAM

Andy Lepinsky

CLARE HAMILTON September 13, 2012 A gentle wind blew across the land, Reaching out to take a hard, Take a hand. For on the winds, the angels came, Calling out a Mother’s name. Left behind, the children’s tears, Loving memories of the year’s. Of joy and love, a life well spent, And now to God, a mother’s sent. On Angels wings, a heavenly flight, the journey home, towards the light. To those who weep, a life is gone. But in God’s love, its but the dawn. Trevor, Andrew, Chris and Families

IN MEMORIAM In loving memory of my husband, Wilfred Riopelle who passed away September 15, 2012. Those you love don’t go away, They walk beside us everyday, Unseen, unheard, but always near, Still loved, missed and ever dear. Their memories are a keepsake. Love Forever, Sharon

Oct 14, 1928 – Sept. 22, 2009 In loving memory of my dear husband and best friend, Andy. Deep in our hearts a memory is kept. To love, to cherish and never forget.

IN MEMORIAM

Stancel, Craig, Christina, Sheldon, Margy, Noah, and Owen

COADY, Sean Douglas In loving memory of our dear son, who tragically was taken too soon, September 16, 2006. Every day our hearts are filled with sorrow, Wondering how we will make it through tomorrow. Our time with you was precious, And the memories we have are too. The love we share together keeps us close to you. Maybe we cannot touch your hand or see your smiling face, Maybe we cannot hear your voice or feel your warm embrace, But, there is something we will always have, Tucked safely in our hearts, Our love for you… your love for us… will never let us part. “Those we love stay with us always, locked in our hearts as long as our life remains.” Love, Mom and Dad

COADY, Sean Douglas Remembering my fun and loving brother… my best friend… who left this earth, much too soon, September 16, 2006. Not a day goes by that I don’t think of you and wish for one more laugh, one more hug. Time passes… the grief remains, but I know that you would say… Keep my memory with you, For memories never die. I will always be there with you, When you look up in the sky. When your heart is heavy And you feel you are alone, Reach deep down inside yourself For your heart is now my home. I will always be there with you I will never go away I will live on within your heart Each and every day. “In my mind I see you and in my heart I keep you…” Love, Erin

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COMING EVENTS Handmade Market Tables still available for the Rural Artisans Handmade Market on Oct. 28th. Cost is $30, handmade/upcycled items only, no corporate resellers. 613-432-5555 or www.ruralartisans.net

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COMING EVENTS

FOR SALE

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PIANO & CHORDING les-sons for all ages, Beginner vocal for children/teens with recording artist Erin Searson, at my home on Chenaux Road, 10 minutes outside of Renfrew Lessons begin in September, please call with your questions and to reserve your time slot today! 1-613-433-8918

2006 CHRYSLER Seabring Touring, 236000KMs, runs smoothly. Year 2006. Little rust, $1500 CAD or best offer. 613-620-1118

ARNPRIOR ALWAYS CLEAN, MODERN Secure 1&2 Bedroom apts. on First Avenue. Fridge, stove, parking incl. Discounts for mature tenants. 623-8537 after 6pm

HOUSE FOR RENT, 4 bed-room house with an at-tached garage, near Kinburn, 15 minutes North West of Kanata. 4 appli-ances included, First/Last Months Rent, No pets, Please reply to 613-839-5326

SPACIOUS, Executive 2nd floor unit - close to down-town Renfrew, back porch, $750+utilities, no pets, non-smoker. Available Oc-tober 14th. 613-432-8862

HUNTING SUPPLIES

COMMERCIAL RENT

ARNPRIOR ONE BEDROOM, centrally located, includes fridge, stove, parking. $615/month Leave message at 613646-2897 613-432-6779

RENFREW - 1 bedroom,kitchen /living room combination. Very quiet area, stove fridge Heat, hy-dro, hot / cold water, cen-tral air, +dish, $775 all included. First and last, no smokers, no pets. 613-432-2140

Located at The Rocky Mountain House, Renfrew September 15th, 9pm Ty Hall September 22nd, 8pm Nic & Sky September 29th, 8pm Jordan Dubeau

HOUSECLEANING HOUSECLEANING SER-VICE, taking on new cli-ents. Arnprior, McNab/Braeside and Ren-few. Criminal record check. Seniors discounts. Gwen Webber 613-791-9364 gwrightwebber@yahoo. com

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SELL YOUR unwanted items here! Call 1-888657-6193 to place ANTIQUE Dining set, 6 your ad! chairs, $150. Stereo and records, $100. Freezer $50. Couch with 2 chairs, 3 coffee tables, $150, WOOD DOCTOR OutLove seat chair $30. 613- door wood furnace. Phone 613-646-7881 432-2734 DELTA Unisaw with small dust collector and extra blades, And 14” Watkin Radial arm. Call Peter 613-552-5144 FOR SALE - Recliner Gray Faux Suede, excellent con-dition, 1 year old, 613-433-3444.

FOR SALE

WANTED VENDORS WANTED for Christmas Craft Bake Busi-ness Fair, Saturday, No-vember 25th Nick Smith Centre, Arnprior. More info Liz Wall 613623-7981/email lizwall@cssagency.ca

FIREWOOD

Gerry Blair & Son Firewood, All hardwood Cut, split and delivered

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DEAD OR ALIVE SCRAP CARS

COMMERCIAL SPACE FOR RENT 134 Raglan Street, excellent storefront, great parking, wheelchair accessible, approx. 1000 sq ft, 613-333-1042

FOR RENT 3 BEDROOM, 2 bath, 1800 sq ft, Ranch Style Home close to golf course, Otta-wa River at your front door, fridge, stove, washer, dryer, and dishwasher included. $1425 plus heat and hydro. Non-smokers, October 1st, To view call 613-623-6033, 613-9136846

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Hunter Safety/Canadian Fire-arms Courses and ex-ams held once a month at Carp. Call Wenda Cochran 613-256-2409.

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FOR SALE A COMPETITIVE PRICE ON STEEL ROOFING IN STOCK - 29ga, Various colours,soffit & fascia Windows: REBAR, skylight sheets, custom trim. barn/door track & trolleys. Nails & Screws. Storage Sheds. Come see us for a price. Levi Weber, 2126 Stone Rd., RR#2 Renfrew

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RENFREW FOR RENT- 3 Bedroom main floor of house in Renfrew. (719 Fifth Street.) Newly reno-vated, New appliances, New gas furnace, Air, New windows and doors. Front and back yard. Driveway with carport. Outdoor storage. $1,100./month + Heat and Hydro. First and last and credit check required. No smoking, no pets preferred. Avail Nov 1. 647-228-2559

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NOTICES

RENFREW 3 bedroom MEDICAL house close to downtown $850/month plus utilities. CONDITION? Gas heat, available Sep- Get up to $50,000 from tember 15, 2017. 613- the Government of Cana432-8565 da. Do you or someone you know Have any of RENFREW, LARGE these Conditions? ADHD, CLEAN ROOM FOR Anxiety, Arthritis, Asthma, RENT. There is stairs. Cancer, COPD, DepresSuitable for mature em- sion, Diabetes, Difficulty ployed individual. $400/ Walking, Fibromyalgia, month, Available Oct 1st, Irritable Bowels, OverCall or text 613-433-7935 weight, Trouble Dressing...and Hundreds more. RENFREW One bed- ALL Ages & Medical room apartment, 3rd Conditions Qualify. CALL floor, pri-vate home, free ONTARIO BENEFITS wi-fi, $750/month, elec- 1-(800)-211-3550 tricity and water extra, HOUSE - TOTALLY REDONE, 2+1 bedroom, Call Dr. Ronald Lavinge’s BUSINESS SERVICES per-fect for senior couple at 613-432-0242 or professional, Spot- SECOND FLOOR 1 BEDlessly clean, smoke free, ROOM APT in house, PROFESSIONAL All ap-pliances included. $825. All major utilities PAINTING SERVICES, Very quiet neighbour- in-cluded. Non smoking. 25+ years experience. hood. Call 613-432-1794 Close to downtown Ren- Call Julie 613-864-8759 frew. 613-401-4663

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WORK WANTED A Load to the dump Cheap! Clean up renova-tions, clutter, garage sale junk NEW HOME DAYCARE on or dead trees brush. 613- Lochwinnoch Rd, now accepting FULL TIME enroll899-7269. ment. Registered ECE with 15 years experience. Current CPR/First Aid certifiSWITCH EM UP The time to switch your cation. For more info call tires for the winter is Erin 613-433-3392 com-ing soon. Relax in the comfort of your own HELP WANTED home and let us take care of it. $45 includes Arnprior area business tax. Tires must be on looking for individual for rims. Call 613-281-7351 shipping/receiving and packaging of small parts. Days with health and You’ll be den-tal benefits. Must have own transportation. $15.00/hr. on the Send resume to CLASSIFIEDS jobs6162017@gmail.com

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HELP WANTED

Personal Support Worker Positive, Hard Working, Forward Thinking Full-Time Personal Support Worker Needed For Life-Loving, Active Man Recovering From A Significant Stroke.

Perth, Ontario Couple is seeking a dedicated, high energy Live-In Caregiver to expedite the recovery of this 76 year old dynamic man. He EXPECTS to defy his current medical prognosis. He will regain his ability to Walk and recover movement in his affected arm. The Ideal candidate MUST have training as a ‘Personal Support Worker’ and successful experience working with stroke recovery. Experience in Physical Therapy or Rehabilitation would be ideal as tasks will include assisting with exercises assigned by current Physio and Occupational Therapists. You will be responsible for: Personal Care including toileting, showering, grooming, and dressing; physical and cognitive exercise facilitation and encouragement; organizing activities to stimulate mental awareness; medication reminders; housekeeping duties; escorting to events and activities; basic activities of daily living; respite and companionable support for both husband and wife. Driver’s license is an asset. One (1) Year Contract Position. $40,000 Per Year PLUS Room & Board.

To Confidentially Apply, Call Krista at 613-812-5200 or EMAIL your Resume WITH References to KristaHearty@GMail.com Additional Information VIDEO at:

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Are you looking for a part-time opportunity to supplement your income and work in a fast paced, social environment? The Prior Sports Bar is looking for personable, motivated part-time and full-time cooks, servers and bartenders. (You must be available nights and weekends and servers and bartenders must be smart serve certified.) Bring your resume in to the restaurant or email it to ericanicholson@aol.com (no phone calls please).

HELP WANTED Church Organist St. John’s Lutheran Church in Arnprior is look-ing for an organist. For further information on re-numeration, service times and duties please email randyzimmerling@hot-mail.com or call 613-623-9733. TRUCK DRIVER 5 ton, 2 days minimum per week, Renfrew to Otta-wa and Pembroke. Send Resume to Box K c/o The Renfrew Mercury, 35 Ope-ongo Rd, Renfrew ON, K7V 2T2

IT $ PAYS

HELP WANTED

Join the Team!

The Valley Food and Drink Co. is on the lookout for talented, hard working kitchen staff and servers, for full time and part time positions. Must be able to work in high volume environment. Serious applicants only please! Send your resume to: info@thevalleyfoodanddrinkco.ca or drop it off at 729 Mill Street, Calabogie, ON!

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

HELP WANTED With a person-centred approach, Bonnechere Manor is a safe and caring community to live and work.

SPORT SYSTEMS CANDA INC. (SSCI) has spent the past three decades working hard to reach the top by working closely with clients in providing highly customized athletic facility installations. Our products are built to stand the test of time; our footprint has spread across Canada and now around the world! As a three-time award winner of PROFIT Magazine’s Fastest Growing Canadian Companies, SSCI has cemented itself as the most growth-driven, sales-focused company in the institutional athletic equipment market. To maintain its leadership position in this market and to grow its global presence, SSCI seeks a Production Foreman based in its Almonte, ON plant who exhibits the drive to succeed. This position is a full-time and is an immediate requirement for the company. Qualifications & Skills: The prospective candidate must possess: • A minimum of 5 years experience in a leadership position within a manufacturing setting • A solid track record of leading a team of skilled craftspeople in a high product mix environment. • The ability to maintain & enforce production schedules and the foresight necessary to uncover opportunities to improve operational performance. • A college degree and exposure to ERP/ MRP systems is considered an asset. SSCI offers an excellent work environment with a competitive wage and benefits package. If you are tired of sitting in traffic, try Almonte! If you are detailed oriented, have a passion for a fast paced environment and are looking for an opportunity to grow your skills working in a team environment please send your CV to JeffHurrle@ssci.ca. Visit our website at www.ssci.ca to learn how we’re Building a Better Game SSCI thanks all applicants however only those invited for an interview will be contacted.

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REGISTERED NURSE Part Time—Competition #17-80 Minimum Qualifications:

 A Registered Nurse with a current certificate of competency from the College of Nurses of Ontario with annual

mandatory licensing renewal

 The ability to work any shifts, be available for short-notice call-ins and to maintain regular attendance is required  Physically capable to perform assigned duties within a flexible work schedule inside a 24 hour a day, 7 day per week

operation

ROUTES AVAILABLE! We’re looking for carriers to deliver our newspaper.

• Deliver in your own neighbourhood. • Great Family Activity • No Collections • Thursday Deliveries

Call 613.432.3655 x31 or 1.800.884.9195

Compensation: Start - $38.27  1 Year - $42.34  2 Years - $44.61  3 Years - $50.23  25 Years - $51.12 Please note, starting salary is adjusted based on proof of relevant past RN experience at the rate of one increment for every year of experience with the exception of the 25 year rate which requires 25 years of experience.

PERSONAL SUPPORT WORKERS Part Time – Competition #17-81 Minimum Qualifications:

 Personal Support Worker Certificate or equivalent as per O. Reg. 79/10 of the Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007  Certificate – Food Safety Awareness Program recognized by a Public Health Unit  The ability to work any shifts, be available for short-notice call-ins and to maintain regular attendance is required

Compensation: $24.03—$24.37 per hour. No benefits.

FOOD SERVICE WORKER Part Time – Competition #17-82 Minimum Qualifications:  Certificate – Food Service Worker Program, as approved by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities and

recognized by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care OR Diploma – Cook/Chef course from an established college or have attained Interprovincial Standards Red Seal Program status or an equivalent program as determined by the employer  Certificate – Food Safety Awareness Program, as approved by a Public Health Unit  The ability to work any shifts, be available for short-notice call-ins and to maintain regular attendance is required Compensation: $24.03—$24.37 per hour. No benefits.

Please send your resume, stating applicable competition number by 4:00 p.m., Thursday, September 21, 2017 to: Human Resources, County of Renfrew 9 International Drive, Pembroke, ON K8A 6W5 EMAIL: hrinfo@countyofrenfrew.on.ca (in MS Word or pdf format)

To place a Word Ad in the Classifeds Please Call 1-888-657-6193

Thank you for your interest, however, only applicants considered for an interview will be contacted. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the selection process. Applicants must make their needs known in advance. Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

County of Renfrew Core Values: Honesty and Integrity ~ Professionalism ~ Client Service Orientation ~ Focus on Results

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HELP WANTED

HELP WANTED

HELP WANTED

AUCTIONS

AUCTIONS

AUCTION SALE

EQUIPMENT OPERATORS

Part-Time Temporary Equipment Operators for the 2017/18 season Competition # 2017-06

ARENA ATTENDANTS

Part-Time Temporary Arena Attendants at the Lanark & District Community Centre for the 2017/18 season Competition # 2017-05

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The Township of Lanark Highlands is inviting applications for the following positions:

Saturday September 16th, 2017 10:00 AM sharp To be held at our home located at 3624 Farmview Rd., Kinburn, Ontario We will be offering for sale items from 2 recently sold homes in Arnprior as well as items from a home in Almonte. This sale consists of some very, very good contemporary and antique furniture, some very nice framed prints, dishes, pots and pans as well as a large selection of miscellaneous household items. Everything is in excellent condition – view pictures on line. Please plan to attend. Owners: Noreen McLaren, Arnprior; Jim Silye, Arnprior; Mrs Kingsbury, Almonte Terms: Cash or Cheque with ID Refreshments Auctioneer: John J. O’Neill 613-832-2503 www.oneillsauctions.ca Owners or Auctioneer not responsible in case of loss or accident day of sale

Complete job postings with qualifications and job descriptions can be found at www.lanarkhighlands.ca on the “Career Opportunities” page.

Michael Runtz

The bulge and hole in this Eastern Chipmunk’s belly are due to a most unusual parasite.

Chipmunks carry strange passengers

The deadline for receipt of resumes for both positions is 4:00 pm on Thursday, September 28, 2017 which must be submitted as directed in the job postings. AUCTIONS HORSE,TACK & EQUIP. Consignment Auction sale, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7th. Galetta Livestock 3340 Galetta Road. 1/2 hr.West of Kanata, 10 mins. E. Arnprior. Tack 10 a.m, Equip.noon Horses sell 2 p.m. CALL ERNIE TO CONSIGN 613 622-1295. Everyone welcome.

GARAGE SALE

GARAGE SALE

915 Kedrosky Dr, 8-2, Saturday Sept 16, Rain Date Sept 23. Crystal, pictures, pottery, furniture, glassware, antiques, col-lectable’s and more. Phone 613-432-2119

ANTIQUES AND COLLECTABLE SALE, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Sept 15, 16 & 17, 10 am - 7 pm rain or shine, 869 Claren-don Street, Quyon QC J0X 2V0

MULTI-FAMILY YARD SALE, September 16, 8 am - 2 pm, 874 Mill Ridge Rd, Arnprior. Wide variety of items, many GARAGE SALE new. house-hold furniture, antiques, electronics, GARAGE SALE, Sat. Clothes and gloves, tools. Sept 16, 1445 Spence Rd, tools, furniture, antiques, misc. 9 am -5 pm.

AUCTIONS

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GARAGE SALE, Sept 16, 8 am, Rain or Shine, 792 Garden of Eden Rd. Moving Sale, Sat Sept 16 and Sunday Sept 17, 9 am - 4 pm. 111 Landrigan Street, Arnprior. YARD SALE, Saturday September 16, 8-1, 140 McLachlin Street N, Quality items, something for everyone.

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For every animal we see, there are myriad ones that go unnoticed. Some of these are missed because they are tiny, so small that magnification is needed to ascertain whether they are bits of debris or miniature insects. Others reside under the bark of trees, invisible to our eye but detected by the tongues of woodpeckers. And still others inhabit the hidden worlds of water and soil. There are parasites that live in or on other animals. Some such as leeches and ticks live on the outside, taking small amounts of blood without having deleterious effects on their hosts. Roundworms and tapeworms live in the digestive tracts of their hosts. These internal parasites (endoparasites) also live out their lives seldom causing harm to their gigantic hosts. Recently, in Algonquin Park, I encountered an Eastern chipmunk with a parasite in its body. While I couldn’t actually see the parasite, I knew where and what it was by its host’s appearance. The chipmunk had a large bulge with a central hole on the left side of its neck. The parasite was the parasitic fly grub Cuterebra emasculator, the emasculating bot fly. Cuterebra is a fascinating fly but not just because it lives

under the skin of its host, eating its flesh without apparently inflicting excessive discomfort or other detrimental effects. To me, how it gets there is the most remarkable aspect of its story. Only the grub (larva) lives as a parasite. The adult flies do not have developed mouthparts and thus do not eat. Their sole purpose is to reproduce. After mating, the adult female fly deposits her eggs on the forest floor where Eastern chipmunks roam. When a chipmunk passes over an egg, it behaves like a little heat-activated landmine. The warmth causes it to quickly hatch, and the tiny larva immediately grabs onto the unsuspecting host and moves around until it eventually reaches the nose or mouth. Once inside the

chipmunk, the grub burrows under the skin to the belly region where it punctures the skin to create a breathing hole. Here it lives off its host, through time developing into a huge subcutaneous parasite that eventually exits through the breathing hole when it is ready to pupate in the soil. There are other species of Cuterebra that live inside mice and other rodents. People conducting research on small mammals have reported catching in live traps chipmunks and mice that had been parasitized by Cuterebra in previous years, which means that the unsightly hole somehow did not get infected and the host survived its ordeal. And despite its name, the emasculating bot fly does not appear to emasculate its host, and apparently does not differentiate between male and female chipmunks. It may not be a pretty sight to see a chipmunk with a Cuterebra bulging out of its belly. But we should never judge an animal on the basis of its appearance or lifestyle. Like its host, the Cuterebra grub is simply eking out a living. It may not be the most savoury way of doing just that, but it certainly is a fascinating one! Email: mruntz@start.ca


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Home improvement projects for your fall to-do list Homeowners know that maintaining a home can be a year-round job. No home is immune to wear and tear, and homeowners who want to protect their real estate investments should try to stay two steps ahead to ensure their homes do not succumb to the elements or become outdated and unappealing to prospective buyers. Fall has become a season that’s synonymous with home improvement, but homeowners need not wait until the leaves begin changing colors to start planning their next projects. The following are a few items homeowners can add to their fall home improvement to-do lists.

until late fall, those whose homes are surrounded by trees may need to schedule two such projects. Gutters clogged with leaves and other debris can cause serious roof damage, and that damage can extend all the way inside a home. In addition, clogged gutters make great nesting areas for insects or critters. Always stand on a ladder when cleaning gutters, wearing gloves to remove items by hand and dropping leaves and debris into a trash can below. Standing on the roof and leaning over gutters greatly increases your risk of injury. If the gutters are clear when you first examine them in early fall, you can wait until later in the season to ROOF INSPECTION give them a complete and thorough GUTTER CLEANING Less precipitation tends to fall cleaning. during the warmer months than durWhile some homeowners prefer to Once you have finished cleardelay their gutter cleaning projects ing the gutters, you can use a hose ing the late fall and winter. As a result, homeowners may not be aware of leaky roofs until autumn has come and gone. But waiting until winter to inspect the roof can prove disastrous, as weather conditions will not be conducive to inspection and increased precipitation may result in potentially costly damage. Leaky roofs can be easily identified by looking for water stains on interior ceilings. Once you see a stain, you can climb onto the roof to identify the location of the leak and fix it before winter rains and snowfall turn the problem into something much larger. Inspect your ceilings for signs of leaking after a strong rainfall, and then address any leaks immediately.

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Before temperatures start dropping once again, homeowners will want to inspect their windows and doorways for leaks. Over time, cracks can develop around windows and doorways, and while such cracks are rarely noticeable when the weather outside is warm, they can be quite obvious and very costly if they remain unsealed come the start of winter. Cold air can enter a home through cracks around windows and doorways, and many homeowners who don’t suspect leaks may respond by turning up the thermostats in their homes. That can prove quite expensive over a full winter.

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Patios are popular hangouts during spring and summer, and that can result in a lot of wear and tear. Once you store patio furniture for the winter, inspect your entire patio to determine if it needs any refurbishing. While certain patio projects may be best left for spring, you can still clean any stained areas around the grill and look for cracks in the sidewalk that need to be addressed. Preparing for fall home improvement projects ahead of time can help homeowners complete projects in a timely manner and ensures they won’t be forced to brave the winter elements when refurbishing their homes.

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Volunteers Helen Havelin and Marguerite Caplan invite you to join them for the fifth annual Fall Yard Sale to be held Saturday, Sept. 23 – new location – behind the seniors complex on Hugh Street (this due to the construction on McGonigal Street).

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Even burnt toast wasn’t wasted in the Depression years MARY COOK Memories

Father was happy. It had been a good season, unlike most other years, and he was sure he was going to get a second cutting of hay. That meant the mow would be full, and he could be sure of lots of hay to see us through the winter. But it also meant he would be working alone, as my three brothers would all be back to school. Of course, there were still Saturdays, but during the week, Father would be out cutting hay, raking and stooking on his own, leaving the house long before any of us were awake. But the brothers were expected to do all the morning chores before they went off to school, that is, except for the milking, which was a chore my sister Audrey and my mother had to take over. All of this meant of course, that our whole routine changed in the mornings, all because Father was getting a second cut of hay. And it didn’t mean, that even though I was so much younger, I’d get off scot free from the busy start to the day. School lunches

had to be made the night before, but as soon as my feet hit the floor in the morning, I was expected to get breakfast on the table. Of course, it would have been set out before I went to bed. Father would be long gone, so I didn’t have to worry about frying a pan of potatoes and salt pork. But I did have to make the porridge, and make sure the bread was sliced and ready to be put on the toaster rack that would sit on top of the stove where I would have removed one of the lids, allowing the bread to brown over the hot coals. As soon as everyone came in from the barn, I had to fly into action. The brothers changed their clothes, Mother and Audrey washed up, and I put four slices of bread on the toaster rack, and started to ladle out the porridge. A pot of eggs would be simmering on the back of the Findlay Oval, and I had placed an egg cup in front of each place. Everything was in order. Well, it didn’t take long for Emerson to complain. The porridge was like glue, there wasn’t enough cream in the pitcher, and where was the brown sugar? I ran to the ice box and refilled the

pitcher, grabbed the brown sugar bowl out of the cupboard, and told him he could either eat the porridge or give it to Sport our old Collie dog waiting outside the summer kitchen for any scraps from the breakfast table. Well, that’s when all hell broke loose. I could smell the burning toast before I saw it. I ran to the stove, and saw the bread, white as the driven snow on the outside, and burnt to a crisp on the inside. Emerson got into a fit of laughing, because the rule in our house was that whoever burnt the toast had to eat it, as Mother continually reminded us of the starving Armenians. Emerson just about fell of his chair, reminding me about the rule of burning the toast, laughing his head off! Mother grabbed the toast, took a knife, and scraped the burnt side furiously, slapped two pieces in front of Emerson, and told him to eat up or he’d be late for school. He knew better than to argue. Mother cracked an egg, dipped her burnt toast in the yolk, and spread jam on the other piece and ate up like eating burnt toast was an every day occurrence. The smell of burnt toast hung in

the kitchen as we gathered our book bags and headed out the door for school. Mother’s parting words were for Emerson. “Not one word about the burnt toast or you just might be having some for your supper tonight.” Audrey looked at Emerson with slit eyes, a warning that he better take heed, as she would be reporting back to Mother. When we got home from school, everything was in order. The smell of burnt toast was replaced with the aromas coming from the oven. Supper was ready, Father was washed up, but still showed signs of his long day in the hay field, with bits and pieces stuck in his hair. Not a word was said about the burnt toast, but when Mother’s back was turned, Emerson pretended he could smell it, turning his nose in the air, and sniffing, and then making the worst face, crossed his eyes, put a hand around his neck, and let his tongue hand out, as if he was going to choke to death. Mother, who we all said had eyes in the back of her head, walked to his chair, and cuffed him on the ear, a smack that could be heard in Douglas.

Arnprior-Braeside-McNab Seniors at Home hosts fall charity auction LIZ WALL Arnprior-Braeside-McNab Seniors at Home

Welcome to our very first ‘Fall Charity Auction’. All proceeds raised are in support of ArnpriorBraeside-McNab Seniors at Home Program Inc., a non-profit charitable organization assisting and cooperating with other agencies in the administration and deliverance of client-centred Community Support Services to encourage independent living and enhance the quality of life of seniors and individu-

als with special needs, no matter the age. Rules of the auction: Before bidding, you must first register on the Facebook page “Charity Auction Seniors at Home”. Register by messaging us with your cellphone number and where you live. Bidding is only done in dollar amounts (no change). You can bid by the dollar, $2, $5, etc. The auction will run once a month, ending on a Sunday at 9 p.m. The highest bidder will be notified by Monday

at noon. All items are to be paid at time of pickup at our office at 106 McGonigal St. W. on the Tuesday (date and hours to be provided at start and end of auction). Check out this month’s ‘Fall Charity Auction’ photo album, which ends on Sunday, Sept. 17 at 9 p.m., and place your bids. Donations of items for the monthly auction are also welcomed. Contact Liz Wall, development coordinator, at 613-623-7981 to arrange for pickup/ delivery.

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HERE’S HOW IT WORKS: Sudoku puzzles are formatted as a 9x9 grid, broken down into nine 3x3 boxes. To solve a sudoku, the numbers 1 through 9 must fill each row, column and box. Each number can appear only once in each row, column and box. You can figure out the order in which the numbers will appear by using the numeric clues already provided in the boxes. The more numbers you name, the easier it gets to solve the puzzle!

LEO – Jul 23/Aug 23 Intense desires are simmering just beneath the surface, Leo. But you’re not sure how to express your feelings just yet. Usually you are direct, but this may require finesse.

TAURUS – Apr 21/May 21 Taurus, you may have little desire to go above and beyond what is necessary this week. You may want to spend much of your time sticking to familiar routines.

VIRGO – Aug 24/Sept 22 Hanging out with friends seems like a great idea, especially when all of your tasks at work and at home have been completed, Virgo. Don’t let anything hold you back.

GEMINI – May 22/Jun 21 Gemini, you can probably use a good dose of peace and quiet right now, but there are too many things on your calendar for this to be possible anytime soon.

LIBRA – Sept 23/Oct 23 Libra, spend some time relaxing at home in the coming days. The rest and relaxation will do your body good. Rise to action when you are called upon.

CANCER – Jun 22/Jul 22 Cancer, enjoy a boost in ambition, stamina and overall energy in the coming days. This will help you initiate and complete projects with amazing precision.

SCORPIO – Oct 24/Nov 22 Pay careful attention to all details, Scorpio. They are trying to tell you something about your future. You just do not know where the road will bend.

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ARIES – Mar 21/Apr 20 Aries, communication is essential in any relationship, including ones of a romantic nature. Learn to get your point across without being too forward.

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SAGITTARIUS – Nov 23/Dec 21 Sagittarius, it is not uncommon to feel on edge when leaving your comfort zone. Embrace this sense of adventure and uncertainty and make the most of a unique opportunity. CAPRICORN – Dec 22/Jan 20 Capricorn, you desire stability even though you take some chances in the coming days. You may appear sure-footed to others, but your nerves may be out of control. Take things slowly. AQUARIUS – Jan 21/Feb 18 Aquarius, thoughts keep tugging at your emotions and leaving you with lingering feelings of doubt. It is time to push away those feelings once and for all. PISCES – Feb 19/Mar 20 Pisces, find different ways to express your feelings to your partner. This can open the lines of communication and strengthen your bond.

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Local events and happenings over the coming weeks — free to non-profit organizations Fax: 613-432-6689, E-mail: ddunn1@metroland.com 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 derek.dunn@metroland.com or dropped off at our office at 35 Opeongo Rd. in Renfrew.

September 15

Doctors Dining Duel. Doctors and their culinary partners team up to compete for the “People’s Choice” award for best appetizer. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., at Nick Smith Centre. Tickets $45 and on sale until Sept. 9 at the U-Haul office at Kenwood Centre. Attendees will receive a sample of each team’s creations. Music by 2 Grands. Beverage table, silent auction, cash bar. Tickets available at various locations throughout town.

September 16

Hosta Mania Plus Plant & Book Sale. The Prior Chest Nuts Breast Cancer Dragon Boat Team are hosting this Fall Perennial Plant and Book Sale. Saturday, 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m., on the lot beside PJ’s Restaurant, Madawaska Blvd., Arnprior. Call 613-623-0190 for more information. Community Breakfast at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church 80 Daniel St. N on Saturday from 9 a.m.- 10.30 a.m. for just $5. Everyone is welcome to join us for good food and fellowship. The Arnprior McNab Ringette Association is inviting all kids age 4 and up to try the sport of ringette for free at the Nick Smith Centre with registration starting at 9:15 a.m. and on the ice at 10. AMRA will provide sticks and rings, all participants need to bring are skates, helmet and protective gloves or mittens. There will be a 50 minute on ice session where experienced coaches and players. For more information please contact Kerri Kucharik arnpriorringette@gmail.com or Jennifer Phillips amra.registrar@gmail.com

Sept 16. Registration 9:30 a.m., Yoga starts 10 a.m.. Admission by donation. A local yoga teacher will be guiding the session accessible to all levels. Enter to win a variety of prizes. Please bring: yoga mat or beach towel, water, sunscreen. Grace – St. Andrew’s United Church Women’s Fall Dinner Ham, Beans, Scalloped Potatoes, Pies, Bake Sale, Garden Produce Saturday. Supper – 5:00 to 6:30 p.m., Doors Open 4:30 p.m. – Bake Table Christian Education Centre, 257 John Street N. Tickets $15.00, children 6 – 12 years $5.00, children under 6 years free. For information call 613-623-5321. Everyone Welcome! Bring a Friend! Take Out Available 613-623-2637 – No Delivery. Ruck to Remember Walk. They are arriving in Arnprior at about 4 p.m. and will be attending the entertainment in the Legion lounge that evening and staying over night in the Legion Hall. They are scheduled to continue the journey at 7 am on the 17th For the full itinerary please contact Carolyn McCaul carolyn.mccaul@ sympatico.ca. Pierre Desmarais will launch his inspirational first CD at Waba Cottage in White Lake from noon to 3 p.m. The free concert includes artists Murray Langford and Don McIssac, David Champers with Steve and Dave Lawrence. For more call Dave at 613-623-6188. Bring a lawn chair.

September 17

Glasgow United Church presents A Time Up The Line from 2 to 4 p.m. with Rick Leben and friends. Light refreshments and freewill donation at the door. Terry Fox Run and walk at Agriculture Fair Grounds, Sunday from 8:30 am to 1:00 p.m. Goal is to raise $1.00 per resident in Arnprior. Our goal is to keep Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope alive and well in Arnprior. Please join us!

Four-hand Euchre tournaments at the Legion. Register starts at 12, play at 1 p.m. Hosted by Golden Valley Seniors. $800 in prize money. Net proceeds to Legion branch 174. Cost $20 for eight games (one person total score for each ladies and men.) Door prizes, lunch served, share the wealth.

White Lake United Church is celebrating its 136th anniversary. Service is at 4pm, speaker will be Wilf Whyte, Canadian Bible Society, special music by Donna Lohnes, Salvation Army, followed by a pot luck supper. Everyone is invited to attend this celebration.

Arnprior Humane Society will be hosting ‘Yoga in the Bark’ at Robert Simpson Park

Deep Roots Food Hub, Lorne Sutherland Women’s Institute and Islandview Retirement

Suites presents “Canning with the Beckwitch” 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Galetta Community Centre. Join The Beckwitch, Penny Foster, for a fun-filled afternoon of canning. Penny will walk you through the principles of safe water bath canning. For more details and to register check out https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/canningwith-the-beckwitch-how-to-safely-can-athome-tickets-37405661340

September 19-20

Twelve weeks of Children’s Drawing, Painting and Sculpture. Tuesday’s from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Starting: September 19 for Age: 7 – 10 and Wednesday’s 5 to 6:30 p.m. Starting: September 20 for Age: 11 & up. Register: schalym@ gmail.com 613-433-3274. For full details go to the Facebook page: Burnstown art workshops or website: www.burnstownarts.ca

September 19

The Arnprior and District Breast Cancer Support Group is hosting another information night. Topic is ‘Sex after Cancer / Pelvic Physiotherapy Talk’. Held Tuesday at 7:30 at the Arnprior Library. Teagan Sturrus from Haley Rehab will be speaking on common side effects and treatments/products after a breast cancer regimen, and providing information on the Rehab Centre’s other services. People living with breast cancer are welcomed to attend. Please call 613-623-5747 or 613-623-7818 for more information.

September 20

Women in Business Event, taking place at the Parish Hall from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.. Join us for

a day of networking, key note speakers and hear from a panel of successful Ottawa Valley business women! Call ontrac to register! 613623-4680. The monthly Island View Shopping Bus is going to Bayshore Shopping Center. Phone 613 622 0002 to reserve a seat.

September 21

Registration 6-9 p.m. Arnprior Curling Club, 15 Galvin St (fairgrounds entrance). Welcome new, senior and youth curlers. For more information visit website www.arnprior.ovca. ca, check out facebook “The Arnprior Curling Club Page”, or contact us at arnprior.curling@gmail.com. Friendship Days Luncheon, Arnprior Legion, 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. Cost: $8, Chicken Bacon ranch casserole. Entertainment: Don Derraugh & Friends. Tickets must be purchased in advance at the Seniors at Home office, no later than noon on Sept. 20. The Renfrew County Big Brothers Big Sisters Meet the Mentor volunteer information session is where interested individuals can come out to learn more about the organization, what it takes to become a mentor, what volunteer opportunities are available and to hear testimonials of current mentors. The next Meet the Mentor volunteer information session will be taking place at the Arnprior Public Library from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Refreshments and resources on site.

Friday September 22nd

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