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Balmoral Golf Course member Tyler Salahub chips a shot onto the eighth green earlier this week. BY HARLEY RICHARDS ADVOCATE BUSINESS EDITOR If the recent demise of Eckville’s Fairways at Last Hill Golf and Country Club and the Rimbey Golf and Trailer Park didn’t raise eyebrows, the receivership last month of Pheasantback Golf and Country Club near Stettler certainly did. Those who work in Central Alberta’s golf industry agree that the economic downturn and bad weather have hurt most courses. But they also point to deeper problems that could threaten the viability of even more golf courses. “A lot of golf courses — 10, 15 years ago — were doing maybe 5,000 to 10,000 more rounds than they are now,” said Ryan Vold, director of golf at Wolf Creek Golf Resort near Ponoka. This decline reflects an aging population, with many young people choosing not to step into the golf shoes of their parents and grandparents. “There’s definitely been a shift in demographics,” said Blair Felesky, general manager of the Pine Hills Golf Club at Rocky Mountain House. “We’ve been aware of that for many, many years.”


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The extent of that shift came into focus on Sept. 12, when the National Allied Golf Associations (NAGA) — a body representing a half-dozen Canadian golf organizations — published the results of a golf consumer behaviour study. These indicated that as many people are leaving the game as entering it, far fewer youths are taking up the sport than was the case a generation ago and among current golfers, there are many more reducing their play than increasing it. “They’re definitely hitting the nail on the head with the trend,” said Lesley McMahon, who manages Balmoral Golf Club just east of Red Deer and is president of the Alberta chapter of the National Golf Course Owners Association of Canada — one of the partners behind NAGA. McMahon thinks part of the fault rests with golf course owners and operators who favour challenging layouts for skilled players rather than easier tracks for novices. This approach would be comparable to a ski resort offering only black diamond runs, she suggested.





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Cara Vanderham of Innisfail tees off on the fourth hole of the Spruce course at the Innisfail Golf Club during the Mclennan Ross Sun Junior Golf Tour in July. Many Central Alberta golf courses are making a serious effort to promote the sport among young males and females. for non-members. “This is a very competitive environment right now, so you’ve got to find ways to separate yourself from the others,” he said. Lacombe Golf and Country Club has lowered its green fees during nonprime hours, allows non-members to book tee times further in advance and has increased the number of weekend spots available to them, said general manager Dave Clark. “They’ve jumped all over it,” he said of the public’s response. Innisfail Golf Club offers a package that includes golf for two, a cart and a meal voucher. “Those kinds of specials, I think ev-

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BRIEF University of Calgary board of governors chairman steps down CALGARY — The chairman of the University of Calgary board of governors is stepping down a month after questions were raised about his expense claims. Doug Black, who is a senator-elect in Alberta, said in a release Friday that it is time for him to move on. The Canadian Taxpayers Federation has been critical of expenses Black claimed during his five years on the board, including executive-class flights and $500-a-night hotel rooms. Black, a lawyer and president of the Energy Policy Institute of Canada, has repaid some of this expense money. He was elected for the Progressive Conservatives last April as a Senate nominee in the Alberta provincial election. The names of Senate nominees are submitted by Alberta to the federal government for consideration whenever the province has a Senate vacancy.


ery golf course is starting to do,” said Black, adding that the practice was once unheard of. Vold said golf clubs are also becoming less restrictive when it comes to things like dress codes. “To get the new generation golfing. we’ve got to be a little more openminded or they’re going to go play something else.” River Bend Golf Club has also won golfers back with initiatives like price reductions, said general manager Andrew Gilchrist. It’s also made a considerable investment in its junior golf programs — a strategy that appears to be paying off. “I’ve never seen as many children

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on a Saturday and Sunday morning on a driving range as I see at River Bend,” said Gilchrist. Sylvan Lake Golf and Country Club has also managed to grow its junior program, said head pro and director of golf Todd Jurak. Participation has gone from four to about 60 over the past several years, he said. Clark described a similar success in Lacombe. “Our biggest growth area is kids under the age of 12.” There are other positives related to golf in Central Alberta. Among these, most courses enjoyed improved results in 2012. “It’s amazing how much better business has been this year,” said Clark of the situation at Lacombe. “We’ve had maybe a third of the rain that we’ve had the last three or four years on an annual basis during the summer months.” He’s also seen the effects of an improved economy, including a jump in the number of corporate events being held at golf courses. Gilchrist tells a similar story. The bad weather, depressed economy and winterkill had combined to reduce the number of rounds played at River Bend to fewer than 30,000 — well below the 45,000 possible under perfect conditions and the approximately 34,000 the club normally budgets for. “We have seen a reversal of the trend this year,” said Gilchrist. “We have seen an increase in our passholder sales by 15 per cent over 2011; we’ve also seen a significant increase in our rounds of golf as well, in that 15 to 16 per cent range.” Despite some discouraging findings, the NAGA study does note that golf could be the “cusp of greatness” if the countless people who dabble in the game become more dedicated. Many of these are women.




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Newfoundland E. coli case same strain as XL Foods BY THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA — Health officials are investigating whether a person who got sick from E. coli in Newfoundland is the sixth case to be linked to an Alberta meat plant at the centre of a major beef recall. Newfoundland and Labrador’s Health Department said Friday a person in the eastern part of the province was infected by a specific strain of the bacteria being investigated at XL Foods Inc. The person has recovered and officials are still trying to determine the source of the E. coli. The Alberta government has reported that five people fell ill last month from E. coli linked to steaks processed at the XL Foods plant in Brooks, southeast of Calgary. Tests are being done to track down the source of E. coli in four other cases in Alberta, 13 in Saskatchewan and one in British Columbia. E. coli was first detected in the plant on Sept. 4, but it took 12 days for the first of numerous public alerts to be issued, leading to the recall of more than 1,800 XL Foods beef products across Canada and much of the United States. It then took nearly two weeks for the Canadian Food Inspection Agency to shut down the plant on Sept. 27.

Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz came under opposition fire in the House of Commons again Friday. The NDP has asked him to apologize to Canadians and resign. Ritz repeated that food safety remains a priority for the Harper government. He has said the XL plant will not be allowed to reopen until investigators are satisfied it is safe. Government officials released a few more details Friday about the ongoing investigation into the plant. Harpreet Kochhar with the Public Health Agency of Canada told reporters XL Foods had a plan in place to battle E. coli, but wasn’t following or updating that plan. He said the plan, known as a hazard analysis and critical control points plan, is a requirement. “When we looked into it in depth, we found that there was an existing plan but the company was not following that plan accordingly.” The public health agency later issued a press release citing insufficient record keeping related to monitoring and equipment maintenance, as well as deficiencies in sampling techniques and procedures. It earlier revealed the company was not doing proper “trend analysis” when it saw spikes the week before the E. coli was found. A practice known as “bracketing,” in which shipments before and after

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VANCOUVER — A woman who became the new face for the fight for assisted suicide has died of natural causes, long before her efforts to have laws banning the practice overturned for good could be completed. Earlier this year, Gloria Taylor, 64, won a courtapproved exemption from the laws when a judge ruled Canada’s ban on physician-assisted suicide infringes on the rights of disabled people. The announcement of her death came on Friday from the B.C. Civil Liberties Association. “Gloria’s death was sudden and unexpected,” said a news release from the group. “The cause of death was a severe infection resulting from a perforated colon. Due to the acute nature and brief course of her illness from the infection, Gloria did not need to seek the assistance of a physician to end her life.” The release went on to say that Taylor died quickly and peacefully in hospital, surrounded by family. “She was spared from the prolonged death from ALS that she dreaded and which inspired her participation in the lawsuit.” Taylor was among the plaintiffs in the landmark case that prompted Judge Lynn Smith to rule the ban on assisted suicide violates two sections of the Charter of Rights covering the right to equality and the right to life, liberty and security of the person. She said the law must allow for doctor-assisted suicide in cases where patients have a serious illness or disability and are experiencing intolerable suffering. Such patients must ask for the help, must be free of coercion and cannot be clinically depressed, the

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Trudeau wins key endorsement BY THE CANADIAN PRESS DIEPPE, N.B. — On a day when Justin Trudeau’s Liberal leadership bid won the support of Dominic LeBlanc — a scion of Canada’s Liberal establishment — a new poll came out that suggests he could reshape the country’s political landscape. The latest Canadian Press Harris-Decima survey released Friday says 36 per cent of those who took part in the poll across the country last week said they would be certain or likely to vote Liberal in the next election if Trudeau is at the party’s helm. The poll says he would get “significant support” east of Manitoba, with 40 per cent of those surveyed in Ontario, 43 per cent in Quebec and 48 per cent in Atlantic Canada indicating they would be certain or likely to vote for the Liberals if Trudeau is leading the party. “Justin Trudeau — more than any other prospective candidate we tested — holds the best prospect for a revival of the Liberal party,” said Allan Gregg, chairman of Harris-Decima. “In fact he is the only candidate we tested that has the potential to broaden the Liberal vote beyond its current base.” Gregg said the results in Quebec “debunk the myth that the Trudeau name is a liability in the province of Quebec or among francophones.” The poll also suggests that while Trudeau is a threat to the Conservatives, the NDP has the most to lose from his leadership of the Liberals. The poll suggests that if Quebec MP Marc Garneau were leading the Liberals, 18 per cent of respondents would be certain or likely to vote for the party, while the Bank of Canada’s Mark Carney stood at 16 per cent. The telephone poll taken between Sept. 27 and 30 of just over 1,000 Canadians is considered accurate within plus or minus 3.1 percentage points, 19 times out of 20. It also looked at LeBlanc’s chances in the leadership race, but the New Brunswick MP set his own ambitions aside on Friday to back his lifelong friend. LeBlanc’s move, coming only three days after Trudeau announced his candidacy, effectively leaves the Montreal MP without any serious challengers waiting in the wings, prompting more speculation about a boring coronation rather than a exciting race leading to the final voting in April.

In a brief speech that was mostly in French, LeBlanc told about 250 people in Dieppe, N.B., that he and Trudeau have not only been friends since childhood, but they also share deep Liberal roots — LeBlanc’s late father, former governor general Romeo LeBlanc, was a longtime Liberal MP and cabinet minister who served under Trudeau’s famous father, former prime minister Pierre Trudeau. LeBlanc said their families vacationed together in New Brunswick in August, and the two politicians share not only a close friendship, but the same political values. “We spoke, Justin and I, about our shared love of Canada,” he told a campaign event where the announcement was made. “We spoke about the challenges facing our country and we spoke about how we can participate, fully, in the future of Canada and in giving Canadians a progressive, inclusive government of which they can be proud.” In the past, LeBlanc has had aspirations to lead his party and briefly ran for the top job in 2008 before stepping aside for Michael Ignatieff. Although he’d mused publicly about running again this time, he made no effort to put together a campaign team and few Liberals actually expected him to take the plunge. An insider close to Trudeau said no pressure was put on LeBlanc to stand aside. In his speech, Trudeau spoke in broad terms about his desire to lead the party and the country. There were no policy announcements, no clues as to what he would do if handed the mantle of power. But he pumped up the crowd with little effort. He also punctuated most of his sentences by looking directly as the assembled cameras like a seasoned campaigner. “It’s not about me. It’s not even about our party,” he said. “It’s about the fact that Canadians are listening because they’re not satisfied with the government they have. They want better. They know they deserve better.” After the speech, Rick Sear said he liked what he heard from Trudeau. “He expresses a vision of a new generation for Canada,” said Sear, a retired accountant from Sussex. “It’s really what we need in this country — new leadership. Let the younger people take over.” Sear also said he was impressed with Trudeau’s vision. “He expressed values, Canadian values,” he said.

Documentary star urges Ontario to strengthen protection for captive animals BY THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — The star of an Academy Award-winning documentary on dolphin abuse is urging Ontario to enact laws to protect captive animals, including those at Marineland. Ric O’Barry, a former dolphin trainer turned animal activist, is lending his support to Zoocheck Canada and former park employees who allege animals at the Niagara Falls tourist attraction aren’t properly cared for. Asked how it measured up to other parks he’s seen outside Canada, O’Barry, who has not visited Marineland since the 1990s, responded: “Relative to progressive countries, very civilized countries, yeah, Marineland is the worst by far.” Countries like Guatamala, Brazil and Haiti are ahead of Canada in terms of protection laws for marine mammals, he said. “For a country as advanced as Canada to not have offered any protection whatsoever is just shocking,”

he added. O’Barry, who trained dolphins that were used in the TV show “Flipper” in the 1960s, became a critic of captivity after the death of Kathy, one of the dolphins. His efforts to raise public awareness and stop mass dolphin kills in Japan was documented in the film “The Cove,” which won an Oscar in 2010. O’Barry said problems at Marineland have come up repeatedly over the years. This time, he hopes the public will put pressure on the government to make some changes. Parents should do it for their children, who are witnessing a “spectacle of dominance” at these parks, he said. Whales and dolphins are confined to small spaces — basically a “bare concrete box” — with no connection to their natural environment, he said. Parks like Marineland should be abolished and the captive animals allowed to live out their lives in dignity, he said.


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Quebec mayor not resigning after raids LAVAL, Que. — A powerful Quebec mayor brushed aside a request for his resignation Friday after police raided his home amid the province’s ever-widening corruption scandal. Gilles Vaillancourt, the mayor of Quebec’s thirdlargest municipality, this week became the most prominent politician targeted by raids from the provincial anti-corruption squad. He was not charged with any crime and said he will not resign. “What I’m experiencing today is a shock,” said the Laval, Que., mayor one day after 70 officers from the province’s anti-corruption squad started to sift through his affairs. “It was totally unforeseen and I can affirm that it is not a very pleasant situation.” Media reports on Friday evening indicated that police raided a second home owned by Vaillancourt, also in Laval. Vaillancourt said he couldn’t even comment on the reason for the raids because he had no idea what police might have been looking for.

Ottawa releases caribou strategy OTTAWA — The federal government is promising to work harder to preserve habitat needed by Canada’s vanishing woodland caribou. In a document released late Friday afternoon, Environment Canada released the final version of long-

awaited recovery strategy for the animals, which scientists believe could be wiped out from some areas within a generation. The plan puts the emphasis on habitat restoration, saying that all caribou ranges should be at least 65 per cent undisturbed. “For boreal caribou ranges with less than 65 per cent undisturbed habitat, restoration ... will be necessary.” Most of those ranges that don’t meet the threshold are in Alberta, where oilsands development has disturbed more than 80 per cent of some. That could put the federal plan at odds with the province, said Simon Dyer of the Pembina Institute, an environmental think-tank. “The target for every range is to incrementally start improving toward 65 per cent,” he said. “I would think that it would require a much higher level of due diligence to ensure restoration is exceeding the rate of new development. It does set the recovery plan on a collision course with industry.” Alberta government officials said they won’t comment on the plan until Tuesday, when they’ve had a chance to look at it.

Reputed Mob boss out of U.S. prison MONTREAL — Vito Rizzuto has stepped into an unkown world after an eight-year prison stint, with his once-dominant alleged criminal empire decimated by setbacks and his own family devastated by tragedy. The reputed Mafia boss was released from a prison in Colorado into the hands of American immigration authorities Friday. A spokesman for the U.S. federal correctional institution in Florence said the 66-year year Rizzuto was freed around breakfast time, at 7:07 a.m. Spokesman Kim Nelson said he was then handed over to a United States Immigra-

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Confinement suspect brought back to Nova Scotia in RCMP airplane HALIFAX — A man facing charges of sexually assaulting and confining a teenage boy was brought to Nova Scotia on a police airplane Friday evening. David James Leblanc, 47, was wearing a blue jumpsuit and was met by RCMP officers and placed in a blue sports utility vehicle. He is scheduled to appear in Bridgewater provincial court on Tuesday morning. Leblanc was arrested Sunday on a road in the northern Ontario community of Greenstone after officers received a report of a man wandering with no shoes and wearing light clothing in near-freezing temperatures. Police have said a medical condition prevented Leblanc from flying to Nova Scotia for several days. The search for the co-accused in the case, 31-yearold Wayne Alan Cunningham, ended Thursday when his body was found in a densely wooded area close to where Leblanc was arrested, police said.


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Tory insiders squander money as layoffs loom WRONGHEADED BUDGETARY PLANS BASED ON HIGH OIL PRICE PROJECTIONS PRESAGE NEW ALBERTA CUTBACKS Happy anniversary Madame Premier. Let’s hope your second year as premier of Alberta is more stellar than your first, but given what’s happening, that looks like a longshot. Sunday marks one full year in office for Alison Redford, ending a challenging year with a very tough week. Its lowlights were another grim meeting with her British Columbia counterpart Christie Clark over the Northern Gateway pipeline, and a tale of clueless Alberta government extravagance at the London Olympics. JOE The former issue is more MCLAUGHLIN important, but the latter one got most of the headlines, because it’s so shameful. More fundamentally, it reopens questions about how this government plans and spends. Redford’s government spent half a million dollars on a trip to London to advance Alberta’s interests during the Olympics. That huge tab would have been considerably higher if her government had not reined in spending by cutting the size of Alberta’s delegation. The problem is that decision came too late, and Albertans paid for hotel rooms that were booked but never used. The posh hotel was able to backfill some cancellations with new clients, but not all of them. Alberta’s tab for the empty rooms, billed out at $850 per night: $113,687. On the scale of spending for an organization as large as the Alberta government, that’s small beans. Alberta Health spends that much money every four seconds, every minute of the year.


Albertans, however, have a sense that we get value for most of the money spent on health care. Junkets by high rollers to party hearty while promoting Alberta’s interests at spectacles like the Olympics are always suspect. Redford and her close advisers were obviously aware of that public sentiment when they downsized the staffing contingent. But that decision came too late and the hardearned dollars of Alberta taxpayers were squandered in London for nothing. This week, Kerry Towle, the rookie MLA for Innisfail-Sylvan Lake and Opposition party whip, was effective in putting Redford’s government’s feet to the fire on this issue. She and her Wildrose Party colleagues need to show similar diligence on the more substantive issues. While Redford’s government is taking a deserved hit on the hotel room boondoggle, it’s slithering by on a much bigger fiasco. In her first budget as premier in February, Redford pledged to put Alberta back on a sound financial track, with a budgetary deficit of less than $1 billion this year, and surpluses in the years to come. Within months, however, that commitment was abandoned. Her government’s fiscal update was delivered by Finance Minister Doug Horner in late August — just in time to be ignored by Albertans getting ready for the Labour Day weekend. It projected a deficit this year between $2.3 billion and $3 billion. Instead of talking about growth and enhancement as Alberta’s buoyant economy grows steadily, the government is being forced to consider cutbacks and closures. Between Horner’s rosy first budget and recent revelations of large ongoing deficits, however, there was another key moment in Alberta politics. In April, Redford went from a leader selected by

her party members to a premier elected by Albertans. She led the Conservatives to a surprising majority government, capturing 61 of 83 seats in the Alberta legislature. Optimistic financial projections for a speedy end to deficits played a huge part in that win. Any chance that was deliberate? Within weeks of the election, those numbers began to look wobbly. The budget was based on oil prices averaging almost $100 a barrel over the entire course of the budget year. The price of West Texas Intermediate crude oil, however, has not closed above US$100 since May. Other global oil prices have been considerably higher, but without a pipeline anywhere other than the Texas Gulf Coast, Alberta oil is restricted to one market and a discounted price. No British Columbia politician could possibly get elected or re-elected next year by promoting the Enbridge plan to pipe Alberta crude oil to B.C. for export to fast-growing Asian markets that are willing to pay more for reliable oil supplies. B.C. Premier Christy Clark’s frosty second recent visit to Alberta this week made it abundantly clear she will not support that plan (until, perhaps, a election victory next year is safely in hand.) In the meantime, the Alberta economy will grow at a slower rate, and citizens will be forced to endure more deficits, service cutbacks and layoffs. It’s beginning to look like the unlamented yo-yo days of the Ralph Klein regime. The premier may need frequent vacations in fivestar hotels to soothe her soul this year. Destinations probably won’t include British Columbia and they better not come on the taxpayers’ dime. Joe McLaughlin is the retired managing editor of the Red Deer Advocate.

Chavez’s swansong? CHANGE LOOMING IN VENEZUELA It is imaginable — not certain, but certainly possible — that Hugo Chavez, Venezuela’s strongman ruler since 1998, will lose the presidential election on Sunday. The most recent opinion polls showed that his challenger, Henrique Capriles, has closed the gap between them to only five per cent or less of the popular vote. If Chavez loses, would he actually hand over power peacefully? He says he would, of course — but he also says that it’s an irrelevant question, since he will surely win. “It is written,” he tells his GWYNNE supporters reassuringly. DYER But it is not. Chavez really could lose this time, for 30 different opposition parties, ranging from the centre-left to the far right, have finally got together and chosen a single candidate for the presidency. Moreover, Capriles is no Mitt Romney: he knows that the votes of the poor matter. In previous elections, the Venezuelan opposition railed against Chavez’s “socialism” and Marxism, and lost. Capriles, by contrast, promises to retain most of Chavez’s social welfare policies, which have poured almost $300 billion over the last dozen years into programs to improve literacy, extend high school education, improve health care, build housing for the homeless, and subsidize household purchases from groceries to appliances. Capriles can make those promises because, like Chavez, he can pay for them out of the country’s huge oil revenues. He has to make them, because poorer Venezuelans — and most Venezuelans are poor — won’t vote for a candidate who would end all that. But Capriles says he will spend that money more effectively, with less corruption, and a lot of people believe him. It would not be hard to be more efficient than Chavez’s ramshackle administration. Capriles also has the advantage of being 18 years younger and a lot fitter than the incumbent, who has been fighting cancer for the past 15 months. Chavez says it is cured now, but physically he is clearly not the man he was. Some of his own supporters suspect that he is not long for this world — and while they still love Chavez himself, they neither love nor trust the people around him, who might seize power when he was gone. Moreover, though Chavez’s rule has benefited the poor in many ways, they are still poor. Venezuela’s economy has grown far more slowly than those of its big neighbours, Brazil and Colombia, even though it has enjoyed the advantages of big oil exports and a tenfold rise in the world oil price. Indeed, almost all the growth in Venezuela’s


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Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez waves to supporters during a campaign rally in Barquisimeto, Venezuela, Tuesday. Chavez will run for re-election against opposition candidate Henrique Capriles on Sunday. economy since Chavez took power is due to higher oil prices; most other parts of the economy have shrunk. And while the oil revenues have been big enough — $980 billion during Chavez’s presidency — to sustain the subsidies at their current level, they will never be enough to transform the entire economy. You can work it out on the back of an envelope. There are almost 30 million Venezuelans. Even if all of that $980 billion had been shared out among them during Chavez’s 12 years in power, they would only have got about $3,000 per person per year. Since the oil revenue also had to pay for everything from defence to road construction, the real number was more like $1,000 per person per year. That’s nice to have, but it’s not going to transform lives. In fact, many people now feel that they are sliding backward again, for inflation has been about 1,000 per cent since 1998, ten times worse than in Venezuela’s neighbours. And the shelves in the government-subsidized food shops are bare most of the time. It’s like the old Soviet Union: when a shipment of some basic commodity finally arrives, it is all snapped up instantly, and then there is nothing until the next delivery. Nationalization and central planning didn’t do the old communist states of Europe any good, and they haven’t worked in Venezuela either. Something radical must be done to get the real,

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non-oil economy growing at a decent rate. So even Chavez loyalists can be tempted by a politician who promises to keep the subsidies, but to scrap the antique Marxist dogmatism that cripples the economy. Henrique Capriles is exactly that politician, and therefore he really might win the election. What then? What would probably happen is a grudging but peaceful hand-over of power to the newly elected President Capriles. Chavez has not been reluctant to exploit the government’s near-monopoly of the broadcast media and his rhetoric is often vicious — he has called Capriles a “pig” and a “fascist” — but unlike the former communist states of Europe, he has always held real elections that he could actually lose. If he loses this one, he still knows that the welfare state he began to build will survive his departure: it is now part of the country’s political furniture. He will be conscious that his health might not be good enough to sustain him through a long postelection crisis. And for all his bluff and bluster about defending the “Bolivarian revolution,” he may actually respect a democratic vote that goes against him. Whether his colleagues and cronies would feel the same way is another question, but they could hardly reject an outcome that Chavez himself accepted. This thing could still end well. Gwynne Dyer is an independent journalist whose articles are published in 45 countries.

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Serious economic trouble lies ahead The world economy is in serious Somehow, we have to find a way to trouble. Serious trouble means in- restore sustained growth in the global creased risk of economic crisis, the economy. threat of protectionist policies and the The recovery has to be global bebreakdown of international cause individual economies co-operation, tough fiscal have become so interdepenausterity that takes away dent. A recession in Europe valued social benefits, means lower exports for stagnant incomes and poor China. prospects for the young. Typically, as Stephen The Eurozone is locked King — the chief economist in a deep and bitter strugof HSBC banking group — gle to save the Euro and says, deep recessions such avoid an economic meltas the one the world expedown. rienced in 2008-09, are folThe United States is lowed by powerful recoverlocked into high unemployies. ment and an inability to But the current situation DAVID face up intelligently to its is unique: “An incredibly CRANE huge fiscal challenge. Jadeep recession followed by pan is mired in enormous only a very modest recovpublic debt, with a rapidery even though virtually all ly aging population and a stimulus measures known stagnant economy. China, the poster to man have been used by policymakeconomy for strong economic growth, ers to breathe life back into the global is now facing economic slowdown and economy.” the risks of a property bubble. And policymakers are still trying. No wonder Canada’s prospects for Central bankers, notably in the U.S. growth, despite its resource base, are and Europe, “are still applying their mediocre, which is why Finance Min- monetary defibrillators in the hope ister Jim Flaherty and Bank of Canada that the heart of the global economy governor Mark Carney are jaw-boning will start beating again. — or begging — industry to invest the Yet even if it does, success is likely huge cash reserves that companies are to be modest: the arteries and veins sitting on. that are vital for economic health are But companies won’t invest unless all clogged up.” they see growth prospects — and right Rather than central banks printing now these are hard to see. money to boost recovery, what they


may be doing, he argues, is to prevent sovereign risk, as weak governments run into fiscal cliffs, from becoming “a source of further economic catastrophe.” What the world needs today are confidence-building measures that point to a global strategy for growth. Yet a lack of international leadership makes this difficult. The United States, which played this role for much of the past 50 years, has become a hunkered down, inwardlooking country that has less capacity and even less political will to play a leadership role. Yet as Pascal Lamy, WTO director general, warned in a recent speech, “the pressure on governments for protectionist actions are more intense today than they were in the aftermath of 2008. This is worrying and we see it through our regular monitoring exercises in the WTO.” This is why a decision by key nations, including Canada, to make a determined effort to reach a new global trading agreement — known as the Doha Round — is so important. A genuine effort to strengthen opportunity in the global economy by the world’s major nations would have a powerful confidence-building impact on the world economy. It would demonstrate that nations were acting together to build a stronger global economy. So would a credible global agree-

ment to work towards sustainable energy development and climate change. This would create enormous investment opportunities for a low-carbon world. Likewise, a serious effort by the G-20 nations to bring about serious financial reform to reduce the risks of future financial crises in the face of determined effort by bankers to limit reform would build confidence. At the same time, fiscal issues have to be addressed by individual nations. The need is not for immediate draconian budget-cutting austerity but for truly credible medium-term plans that seriously deal with problems of deficits and debt. The biggest need, though, is leadership. Britain provided global leadership in the 19th century. The United States in the 20th century replaced Britain as the guardian of the global system. In the 21st century, it lacks the capacity to do so. For the 21st century, it may take a small group of nations with a shared commitment to multilateralism. It’s essential because without global leadership, we run the risk of beggar-thyneighbour policies that in the end bring everyone down. That was a big lesson of the 1930s Great Depression.

race to push Trudeau — not a confederate to make him a better debater or challenge him to flesh out policy, but someone who could beat him. That candidate, of course, is Bank of Canada governor Mark Carney, a man who could bring unparalleled economic gravitas to a party in need of some policy heft, but a man whose leadership ambitions are thus far defined by anonymous Liberal whispers and aspirational Facebook campaigns. Carney has given no indication he would leave his perch with two years left for the leadership of Canada’s third party. He is in the upper echelons of the global economic stratosphere, and a Liberal leadership bid would be a painful, earthbound re-entry.

But there are senior Liberals who have not yet taken no for an answer — because they haven’t been given no for an answer. When he was asked directly about his political plans by Global TV’s West Block host Tom Clark last spring, Carney gave a political answer, parrying the host’s contention that he hadn’t closed down a political future with the cryptic “I haven’t opened it up.’’ Trudeau may prove to be the real deal and none of this will matter. But if Trudeau stumbles while leading his parade, some Liberals will keep dreaming of Carney until the Bank of Canada governor delivers that definitive “No.” Tim Harper is a syndicated Toronto Star national affairs writer.

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Don’t bank on Trudeau landslide yet It’s rarely a smart move to fling been given such putative early pushes yourself in front of a parade. to leadership, history may have unfoldYou could get crushed by a float. ed quite differently. But as the Justin Trudeau bandwagPaul Martin, the Liberal leader in on pulls out of the station, those strain- exile, was similarly unstoppable and ing to jump on board should at least largely unchallenged a decade later look at the recent history when his time to lead the of political coronations, party finally arrived. both here and south of the After the Liberal majorborder. ity was reduced to a minorThis is not to compare ity, the party’s slide accelerTrudeau to either a footated under Martin when he note (Audrey McLaughlin) was defeated by Stephen or a world leader seeking Harper in 2006. a second term (Barack When Michael Ignatieff Obama), but there are obviwas deemed The Next One ous lessons sprinkled along after the 2008 election, he the landscape over the did not even have to face anyears. other leadership campaign We can start in 1989 after his failed 2006 bid. TIM when Trudeau was but a He led the Liberals to HARPER 17-year-old and New Demotheir worst showing in hiscrats needed to replace a tory, consigning them to longtime leader, Ed Broadthird place and losing his bent. own seat. Out of nowhere, a consensus sprang More recently, Obama created the up that a northern woman, the heretogreatest political buzz of a generation fore unknown rookie MP McLaughlin, or more when he signalled his candifit the demographics the party needed dacy for the Democratic presidential to grow. nomination. She fended off a charge from the However, would he have emerged unilingual West Coast challenger Dave as the tough, polished campaigner he Barrett, but the best Barrett could do became had he not been so severely was expose McLaughlin’s many flaws. tested by Hillary Clinton in a gruelling The same show played out four series of debates, primaries and cauyears later when a perceived laying cuses? on of hands by Brian Mulroney all but At home, Tom Mulcair had to enhanded the keys to 24 Sussex to Kim dure a series of debates and a sixCampbell, scaring off all pretenders month race to win the NDP crown. except for a young cabinet colleague, Stephen Harper had to win two Jean Charest. leadership races to get to where he is Like Barrett’s, Charest’s candidacy today. exposed the winner’s warts and CampIt is not Trudeau’s fault that no one bell quite quickly led the once-proud looms to force him to forge his leaderProgressive Conservatives to the sideship bona fides under fire. lines with McLaughlin’s NDP in 1993. But the Liberal party could be the Had McLaughlin and Campbell not loser if there is not someone in the


The goal that gave us cigarette butts in our hair BUT IT WAS ALL PAUL HENDERSON’S FAULT I was going to call this week’s epinews story celebrating the 40th ansode of Hay’s Daze “Where Were You niversary of the Big Goal that won the in ’72?” but I believe that phrase has legendary Soviet vs. Canada Summit been used once or twice before, and Series for the Canucks. besides I didn’t want to alienate my The Big Goal that confirmed to Canon-baby boomer readers. nadians everywhere that Those six or seven all was right with the world “youngsters” who look at after all. 1972 as a medieval time Even hockey haters (who when primitive hippies still attempt to claim they roamed the Earth and are real Canadians) have something called “disco” heard of Paul Henderson’s was beginning to be played winning goal (several times on something called “casover, no doubt) with 34 secsettes.” onds left in the eighth and But back in 1972, hockey deciding game of the 1972 was pure and Russia was battle between good and evil. evil. It was before the Cold A first-time internationHARLEY War melted and the Berlin al tournament where those HAY Wall came tumbling down. Rooski communists dared And before the National to come within a shot of Hockey League bloated to vodka of beating the mighty 120 or so teams and it beCanadian hockey stars at came all about money, and involved their own game. several thousand lawyers, none of Long before European players whom know anything about hockey but came to the NHL in talented droves certainly know where the action is, if and even before Don Cherry began you get my drift. Cha-ching! complaining about them ruining our So writing about hockey this week rock ’em sock ’em brand of hockey, a was pretty much a slam-dunk (to use Russian victory in anything, especially a basketball expression) seeing that hockey, was both unimaginable and these days most news of a sporting unacceptable. nature seems to be about the greatest It’s difficult to describe to those game on ice. who were unfortunate enough to miss Specifically, it’s been about two sigHenderson’s dramatic winning goal or nificant hockey topics. were inconsiderate enough to not have One, the NHL lockout fight between been born yet just how unbelievably rich owners, rich players and rich cathartic and tremendously epiphalawyers and two, the fact that Wayne natical this historical hockey moment Gretzky’s 23-year-old daughter Pauwas. lina is all over the Internet and classy In fact it was so monumental that magazines such as The Enquirer and a roomful of people got an ashtray The Globe with very little clothing and thrown at them. apparently very few brain cells. Someone was so shocked, elated Oh, and also, in the Much More and temporarily insane that he threw Important category compared to Miss a full ashtray straight up into the air Gretzky’s, shall we say, over-exposure, when the legendary play by play anis the recent omnipresent Canadian nouncer Foster Hewett, blurted those


immortal words: “Here’s a shot. Henderson makes a wild stab at it and falls. Here’s another shot! In front! — They score! Henderson has scored for Canada!” At that very moment of intense jubilation, the ashtray full of dead ashes and cigarette butts and godknows-what was launched into the air, the grey putrid ash and the butts and the debris raining down on everyone within spitting distance. I can’t believe someone would be so ... OK, so it was me. I’ll admit it. I threw the ashtray. But it was Paul Henderson’s fault. With absolutely no pride, I reluctantly admit that I used to smoke, and at the risk of revealing personal age-related details, let’s just say I was watching the monumental game with a group of strangers in a public place. Because of the momentousness of Game 8 in the series, the whole Canadian world was watching, and the smartest and most thoughtful person in the building had placed a television on a stand in a waiting area with benches and chairs. And ashtrays. It was one of those silver metal dinner plate size ashtrays that sat on top of a black cylindrical can. The ashtray part could be lifted off so that the cold ashes and butts could be dumped into the garbage can cylinder that held the ashtray. These things used to be everywhere, on account of in those dumb days nearly everybody smoked, and smoked anywhere and everywhere. So when with one minute to go in a 5-5 tie in the final tie-breaking game of the series, Canada stormed Russia’s net and Yvan Cournoyer took a whack at it, and Phil Esposito took a whack at it, and the puck went to Paul Henderson in front of the now famous Russian

goalie Vladislav Tretiak, I happened to be holding the honkin’ big ashtray, and well, it went flying about the time the red light behind the Soviet net went on. The good news is that there were no live burning cigarettes in the ashtray, stubbed or otherwise; the bad news is, the thing was plum full of disgusting dregs of the collective bad habits of a room full of rabid, chain-smoking hockey fans. Lucky for me, although my reaction was unfortunate, my timing was perfect. There was such instant jubilation and chaos in the room that hardly anyone even noticed that a dirty cloud was descending on them like a fog of erupted volcanic ash and a large metal ashtray was clanging to floor and spraying more refuse in every direction. We were all too busy dancing and shouting and high-fiving with a group of strangers, hugging each other like we had just won the war, which, of course we had. “Where were you in ’72?” indeed. We were watching hockey, we were celebrating the Canadian game, we were giddy beyond description because we felt like we were part of something that actually meant something beyond the astronomical ticket prices, players’ salaries, owners’ revenues and lawyers’ billable hours. The ’72 Summit Series was the real deal. And some of us had cigarette butts in our hair to prove it. Harley Hay is a local freelance writer, award-winning author, filmmaker and musician. His column appears on Saturdays in the Advocate. His books can be found at Chapters, Coles and Sunworks in Red Deer.

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12,000 striking miners fired BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Anglo American Platinum fired 12,000 striking miners Friday for staging an unlawful strike that is one of several that are slowly paralyzing South Africa’s crucial mining sector. About 80,000 miners, representing 16 per cent of the country’s mine workforce, are currently striking in a wave of wildcat work stoppages that have serious economic and political implications for South Africa. Strike leader Gaddafi Mdoda, a mineworker at Anglo American Platinum, or Amplats, said he was one of the workers who received emails or SMS messages telling them they had been dismissed. “Things are bad here,” Mdoda said. The strike leader said he was shocked by the decision to dismiss striking workers, even though “it is nothing to be afraid of.” “Approximately 12,000 striking employees chose


BRIEFS Ex-reeve Stoyberg claimed by cancer Elmer Stoyberg, a Raven-area farmer who spent nearly two decades as a Red Deer County councillor, has died. Cancer claimed the 77-year-old father, grandfather and great-grandfather at Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre on Wednesday. He was first elected as Division 5 councillor in 1983 and went on to reelection another four times. He sat out one term, then was elected again in 2001. His council colleagues elected him reeve for the years 1989 to 1991. Current Councillor Penny Archibald remembers Stoyberg as “a very strong man. “He believed in the county as a whole, not just each division.” She said he was instrumental in getting West Country oilfield companies to help the county take better care of its road network. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at the Royal Canadian Legion in Innisfail.

Psychiatrist honoured A Red Deer psychiatrist has been recognized for his compassion by Alberta Lt.-Gov. Donald Ethell. Dr. Norman Costigan was honoured with the True Compassion Award by the Lieutenant Governor’s Circle on Mental Health and Addiction in a ceremony on Thursday at Government

not to make representations, nor attend the hearings, and have therefore been dismissed in their absence,” a statement from Amplats said, according to the South African Press Agency. Mary Jane Morifi, a spokeswoman for Anglo American Platinum declined to comment, saying a detailed statement would be issued later Friday. Violence has been reported at the company’s Rustenburg mines, with police firing tear gas and rubber bullets Thursday to disperse striking miners armed with sticks and other crude weapons. A striking miner’s dead body was discovered Friday morning, the apparent victim of rubber bullets to the stomach, said Mdoda. Amplats is the world’s largest platinum producer and South Africa produces 75 per cent of the world’s platinum. The ANC Youth League, reacting to the dismissal of striking mineworkers, described Amplats as “a disgrace and a disappointment to the country at large, a representation of white monopoly capital out

House in Edmonton. In its citation, the Circle says Costigan is highly regarded for his exceptionally compassionate approach. “Through his psychiatric practice, he promotes the mind-body connection and is continually conducting research in mental health and wellness.” He has initiated programs such as Mental Health Matters, which provides mental health education to more than 1,300 people a year. He was also involved in an educational video for young people called Tearing Away the Myths of Mental Illness, which was produced with the Canadian Mental Health Association.

of touch and uncaring of the plight of the poor.” The Youth League said the mass firings “demonstrates the insensibility and insensitivity of the company ... which has made astronomical profits on the blood, sweat and tears of the very same workers that today the company can just fire with impunity.” Mdoda, the strike leader, said the fired miners would intensify their strike, even if they were no longer bona fide employees of Amplats. At least 20,000 mineworkers at Amplats have been staging a wildcat strike since Sept. 12, demanding 12,500 rand (about $1,500) in take-home pay. Amplats managers said from the start that the strike, which brought the company’s operations in Rustenburg to a standstill, is unlawful. South Africa’s mining industry has been in turmoil since August, when mineworkers at a platinum mine staged a wildcat strike that led to police shooting and killing 34 workers in Marikana, shocking a nation that had not witnessed such a level of violence since the end of apartheid.

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Mother, son win lottery A Bowden mother and her son won $250,000 on the Extra last month. Sandra Gyorffy and son Dale Lenting won on their Free Play ticket for Sept. 14. Sandra took her ticket to the Central Alberta Co-op in Innisfail to redeem the Free Play. She had paid a dollar for the Extra. She always checks the tickets on the Western Canada Lottery Corp. website before taking them in to a store. She was astounded to find that their ticket had correctly matched the last seven digits in exact order to win. “I had been away for 10 days, so I was pleasantly surprised!” Gyorffy said. Gyorffy plans to use her winnings to help her slow down a bit from work. Her son plans to use his share to kickstart some projects he’s had on hold.

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On Saturday, November 10th, the Advocate, with the generous support of the local business community, will pay tribute to those who have answered Canada’s call in time of need by publishing a very special pictorial section honouring our veterans. In Search of Pictures and Stories . . . of yourself, your family, loved ones or friends who have served in the Canadian Armed Forces during World War I, World War II, the Korean ConÀict, Desert Storm, Afghanistan or any of Canada’s Peacekeeping Missions.


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person who visits the restaurant for the first time to sign a George Washington and tack it to the wall. The restaurant has framed the signed bills of some of its more famous patrons, including Mark Kirkland, director of The Simpsons, former U.S. president Jimmy Carter, John F. Kennedy Jr. and, of course, Jimmy Buffet. Legend has it that this curious tradition began when a thirsty sailor stopped for a drink at the restaurant’s bar. When he was ready to leave and couldn’t find his server, he signed a George Washington and tacked the bill to the wall to ensure he would be welcomed back the next time he got thirsty. Today there is so much money on the walls and ceilings that it is falling off. About $10,000 falls off every year and is donated to charity. The dining experience is casual and laid back. There are a number of locally-inspired island favourites on the menu such as peel-and-eat Gulf shrimp and grilled mahi mahi, but I knew before going in that I would be ordering the cheeseburger. Any food that could inspire a pop song, begged to be tried. I have to say that when it came, I was a little disappointed. To be honest, my cheeseburger didn’t look that special. In this case though, looks aren’t everything, because it tasted pretty good. I didn’t feel like bursting into song after consuming it, but then again — I’m not Jimmy Buffet.

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Top: Looks aren’t everything. Locals like to say that this cheeseburger inspired Jimmy Buffet to write the song A Cheeseburger in Paradise. Buffet has been a regular customer for many years Middle: Cabbage Key is a privately owned island that has been open to the public since the 1940s, when the inn and restaurant were built. Today, it makes a great stop for yachters and daytrippers from mainland Florida. There is about $70,000 worth of money pinned to the wall and every year about $10,000 falls off and is donated to charity. Bottom: In addition to providing transportation, there is a great narrative element to this trip. The guides explain the many sights along the way. Photos by GREG OLSEN/Freelance



s our Captiva Cruises tour boat pulled up to the dock at the tiny Floridian island of Cabbage Key, we couldn’t help but notice a massive $3-million yacht docked in the diminutive harbour. On the deck of the vessel was a small dog in a lifejacket pacing back and forth. As we exited our boat, the dog decided it was time to exit her vessel as well and slipped off the boat and made a running break for the island. Sadly, the rich little rebel dog never reached dry land, because she was chased down and scooped up by her frantic female owner. Watching the entire scene, we knew for sure there was something special about Cabbage Key. Located on the Gulf of Mexico about 32 km northwest of Fort Myers, Cabbage Key is a private island retreat that is only accessible by water. Once a totally secluded hideaway, the island has been open to the public since the mid-1940s, when the Cabbage Key Inn and restaurant were opened. Today, the island makes a great lunch or dinner stop for yachters and a nice day trip for those travelling from mainland Florida. The restaurant is inside an old white house with an open air porch and is famous for its cheeseburger, which locals claim was the inspiration for Jimmy Buffet’s famous song A Cheeseburger in Paradise. Cabbage Key has been a favourite haunt of Buffet and several other celebrities, but perhaps the most unique feature of the dining experience is the expensive wallpaper. The walls are covered with about 70,000 U.S. one dollar bills. It is tradition for every


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With the run-up to the U.S. presidential elections in full swing, we are hearing many promises from the two opponents. Presidents, like other politicians, make promises, but they have a power other politicians do not: They can create a new tourism destination with a stroke of their pen. A U.S. National Park can only be created by an order of Congress whereas under the Antiquities Act of 1906, a sitting president can create a National Monument. President George W. Bush protected a sensitive part of the Hawaii islands when he created Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument — easier to see than say! In 1996, President Bill Clinton established the largest national monument, Grand StaircaseEscalante National Monument in Utah. This was a very unpopular move with people who wanted to develop coal reserves in the area. But Clinton saw the importance of conservation of special areas. “Sometimes progress is measured in mastering frontiers, but sometimes we must measure progress in protecting frontiers for our children and all children to come,” he said. Other presidents shared Clinton’s desire to save wild places for future generations. Theodore Roosevelt established the Grand Canyon as a national monument in 1908. Congress made it a national park in 1919. Now almost five million people each year enjoy one of the world’s greatest wonders. Franklin Roosevelt, Theodore’s distant cousin, signed a declaration to create Capital Reef National Monument, Utah in 1937. There were few funds for parks during the Great Depression so the area was managed by Zion National Park. By the 1970s, Capital Reef’s fortunes had changed. President Lyndon Johnson added more land to the monument, and in 1971, President Richard Nixon signed legislation to change Capital Reef from a monument to a national park. National monuments are part of the U.S. National Park System, but do not have the same level of funding or wildlife protection. Visitors, however, will still find great interpretation, signage and activities with fewer crowds! When I stumbled across Cedar Breaks National Monument in southwest Utah, I liked the intimate feel. Interpreters had time for oneon-one talks, and gate staff took time to suggest activities that matched my interests. At 3,000 metres, I passed up the strenuous hikes, but tips on finding wildlife led to quiet time with a marmot family. As I watched a marmot stuff grass into its mouth until its cheeks resembled a small child holding its breath, I appreciated a president’s desire to protect special areas and wondered if I






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BURGER: Pie is good, too For dessert, I tried the legendary frozen key lime pie. Our server said that the restaurant had been using the same recipe for their key lime pie for more than half a century. Dessert did make me feel like singing, but I held myself back for the sake of the other diners in earshot of our table. After dessert, we asked our server for a marker and some tape and scoured the walls and ceilings for an empty spot to tack up our offerings. I pasted my own signed George Washington on the ceiling — not far from the signed and framed bill left by John F. Kennedy Jr. Following dinner, we walked off the lunch calories with a pleasant stroll on the island’s nature trail and a climb up its historic water tower. The water tower at Cabbage Key is the last standing original water tower in the area. Years ago, almost every little island had a water tower, but all the others were destroyed by hurricanes and the one at Cabbage Key is the only one that has survived. After the stroll, we sat on the dock waiting for our tour boat to return and watched the yachts pull into the little harbour. Like the mischievous dog in the life-jacket we had seen earlier, we didn’t feel like leaving when our boat arrived. And even though my children did not try to make a break for it, I think they felt like it. It was hard to deny the appeal of Cabbage Key as a distinctive “Old Florida” hideaway.

If you go: ● The closest airport to Cabbage Key is the Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers. From the airport, a taxi can take you to the Pineland Marina on Pine Island. There are three charter companies that can take you to Cabbage Key from the Pineland Marina: Island Girl Charters, Pine Island Charters, and Tropic Star Cruises. You can also get to Cabbage Key from Captiva Island, Punta Gorda or Boca Grande. We travelled from Captiva Island on Captiva Cruises (www. The Cabbage Key Cruise goes from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily and costs $40 for adults or $25 for children. ● You can stay overnight on Cabbage Key at the Cabbage Key Inn. There is an historic inn as well as several cottages available, but there is no beach. Rates start at $119 per night. A cheeseburger at the restaurant will cost $9.50 per person and comes with homemade potato salad. Key lime pie will cost another $4.75. For more information on visiting Cabbage Key, visit ● For information on visiting this region of Florida, visit the official tourism information website at Debbie Olsen is a Lacombe-based freelance writer. If you have a travel story you would like to share or know someone with an interesting travel story who we might interview, please email: DOGO@telusplanet. net or write to: Debbie Olsen, c/o Red Deer Advocate, 2950 Bremner Ave., Red Deer, Alta., T4R 1M9.

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DAVIDSON TAKES BUYOUT ST. LOUIS — John Davidson, who spent six years rebuilding the St. Louis Blues as president of hockey operations, is leaving the team. Davidson, 59, and the team agreed to a buyout of his contract, which has three years and approximately $6 million remaining on it. Terms were not disclosed Friday. “We would like to thank JD for his commitment and dedication to the Blues organization over the past six seasons,” team Chairman Tom Stillman said. “He has been instrumental in revitalizing the Blues franchise and has built a strong foundation for our organization, which will ensure the club’s success well into the future.”

Pats edge Rebels REGINA SCORES GAME-WINNING GOAL WITH 16 SECONDS REMAINING BY ADVOCATE STAFF Pats 3 Rebels 2 REGINA — Losing is painful. Losing in the dying seconds is extreme agony. “That’s an awful way to lose a hockey game,” groaned Red Deer Rebels head coach Jesse Wallin, after his club gave up a goal to Chandler Stephenson with 15.4 seconds remaining and dropped a 3-2 Western Hockey League decision to the Regina Pats on Friday. The Pats pressured their hosts with the clock winding down and Stephenson cashed in with his first of the season to send the majority of the 3,858 fans at the Brandt Centre home in a happy mood. “They got us hemmed in our zone and we weren’t able to get the puck out and ended up getting worn down,” said Wallin. “When the puck got to our net our defenceman blocked it but lost coverage in front of the net and they (Pats) capitalized. “You have 16 seconds left . . . you have to buckle down in that situation. You just can’t let up, you have to grind it out and dig in and take that extra step to get on a loose puck. You have to give that second effort to

win a battle. We just got soft on the shift.” The setback was extra frustrating considering the Rebels held a 29-21 advantage in shots and had every opportunity to post a positive result. “Parts of our game were real good,” said Wallin. “We took too many penalties again, that’s something we have to crack down on. And yet our penalty kill did a real good job for us.” Indeed, the Pats were zero-foreight on the power play. Unfortunately, the Rebels also fired blanks with a man advantage, going zero-for-six. “Early in the game our power play was too casual, but as the game went on, when we got power-play opportunities, we had our chances to capitalize but didn’t,” said Wallin. “Five-on-five we played a pretty good hockey game. We didn’t give up many shots, many opportunities.” Following a scoreless opening period in which the Rebels outshot their hosts 13-5, Regina captain Colton Jobke connected 3:02 into the middle frame. Red Deer struck back just over seven minutes later when Colten Mayor took a breakaway pass from Mathew Dumba and beat Pats netminder Matt Hewitt.

The Pats again moved in front when Dyson Stevenson directed a shot past Rebels netminder Bolton Pouliot at 3:39 of the third period. But again the Rebels responded, with defenceman Devan Fafard scoring his first of the season at 14:17, setting the stage for the Pats’ late marker. “We didn’t shoot the puck enough tonight. We passed up some opportunities, especially off the rush when we were entering the (offensive) zone,” said Wallin. “We were getting a bit too cute and wasted some opportunities to maybe create more offence. “But we certainly played well enough to win and that’s just a disappointing way to lose.” Now halfway through their six-game trip through the East Division, the Rebels are in Brandon tonight to face the Wheat Kings. Red Deer is in Moose Jaw on Sunday and conclude their lengthy jaunt with a Tuesday meeting with the Swift Current Broncos. “We have to regroup and go right back at it tomorrow. We don’t have time to hang our heads,” said Wallin. ● The Spokane Chiefs released netminder and Red Deer native Mac Engel on Friday.

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TODAY ● College men’s volleyball: Ramada Inns Challenge Cup, 9 a.m. start, final at 8:30 p.m., Red Deer College. ● Major bantam hockey: Red Deer Thanksgiving tournament, games at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Arena and Kinex. ● Peewee football: Sylvan Lake at Red Deer Steelers, 10:30 a.m., Great Chief Park; Olds at Innisfail, Strathmore at Lacombe, 11:30 a.m.; Stettler at Red Deer Hornets, 1 p.m., Great Chief Park. ● Rodeo: Foothills Association Finals, 1 and 7 p.m., Westerner Stockmens Pavilion. ● Peewee AA hockey: Wheatland at Lacombe, 1:45 p.m. ● Bantam football: Lacombe at Olds, Sylvan Lake at Stettler, 2:30 p.m.; Innisfail at Rocky Mountain House, 3 p.m.; Notre Dame at Hunting Hills, 3:30 p.m., Great Chief Park. ● Major midget female hockey: Calgary Bruins at Red Deer, 4:30 p.m., Kin City B. ● Chinook senior exhibition hockey: Sylvan Lake vs. Bentley, 6 p.m., Penhold Regional Multiplex. ● WHL: Red Deer at Brandon, 6:30 p.m. (The Drive).

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Edmonton 35 Hamilton 20 EDMONTON — The Edmonton Eskimos are back off of life support. Fred Stamps caught nine passes for 204 yards, including a crucial 48-yard touchdown grab in the fourth-quarter, as the Eskimos stayed alive in the hunt for a playoff spot with a muchneeded 35-20 victory over the Hamilton Tiger Cats on Friday. The Eskimos snapped a fivegame losing skid to improve to 6-8 and move two points back of Saskatchewan, which is third in the CFL’s West Division. More important, they moved two points ahead of the Ticats for a possible cross-over postseason spot through the East Division. “It’s a very big win,” said Eskimos head coach Kavis Reed. “We knew the gravity of this game. We knew if we lost it that we would really be trying to roll a boulder up a hill. It’s simple. Give your playmakers a chance to make plays and put the ball in their hands. We weren’t doing that earlier this season. Tonight we took our shots.” The Eskimos have been criticized for not utilizing Stamps enough this season, but that was not the case this night. “I want the opportunity to catch the ball and make the play,” Stamps said. “I don’t want anything forced my way because that is how you get in trouble, but when it comes your way you want to make the plays. I’ve just been waiting on my opportunity. “We needed this win very badly to get momentum and


Hamilton Tiger-Cats Armando Murillo, bottom, pulls down a scrambling Edmonton Eskimos quarterback Kerry Joseph during the second quarter of the CFL football game in Edmonton on Friday. confidence back.” Eskimos quarterback Kerry Joseph, who turned 39 on Thursday, passed for 359 yards and three touchdowns to win his first game as a starter since July 24, 2009. “Whether he is the starter or not, he prepares to win,” Reed said. “His heart is bigger than

this province.” Hamilton fell to 5-9 on the season. “In the final estimation, across the board, the coaches and players, we just didn’t play well enough,” said Tiger Cats head coach George Cortez. “It’s disappointing every time you lose. There is pressure every

week.” It wasn’t a good start for either quarterback as Joseph was picked off on the second play of the game by Armando Murillo after his pass bounced off of Stamps.

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Braves throw away wild winner-take-all playoff THE ASSOCIATED PRESS St. Louis 6 Atlanta 3 ATLANTA — David Freese and the St. Louis Cardinals rediscovered their post-season touch. Chipper Jones and the Braves kept throwing the ball away. And the Atlanta fans turned Turner Field into a trash heap. They said anything could happen in baseball’s first wildcard playoff. Boy, did it ever. In a game protested by the Braves, Matt Holliday homered and the defending World Series champion Cardinals took advantage of three Atlanta throwing errors — the most crucial of them by the retiring Jones — to take the winner-take-all playoff 6-3 on Friday. MLB executive Joe Torre said the protest had been denied. St. Louis advanced to face Washington in the best-of-five division round, beginning Sunday at Busch Stadium. The Braves are done for this season, the recipients of another heartbreaking loss in the playoffs. The 40-year-old Jones is all done, period. He managed an infield hit in his final at-bat but threw away a double play ball in the fourth, which led to a three-run inning that wiped out Atlanta’s early 2-0 lead behind


Umpire Sam Holbrook, right, listens to Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez, left, after a call during the eighth inning of the National League wild card playoff baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Friday in Atlanta. Kris Medlen. “Ultimately, I feel I’m the one to blame,” Jones said. “That should have been a tailor-made double play.” But this one-and-done game will be remembered for the eighth, when a disputed call

on a fly ball that dropped in short left field cost the Braves a chance at extending Jones’ career. The Braves thought they had the bases loaded with one out after the ball dropped between two fielders, who appeared

to get mixed up over who had called for it. But left-field umpire Sam Holbrook called Andrelton Simmons out under the infield fly rule — even though the ball landed at least 50 feet beyond the dirt. When the fans realized what had happened, they littered the field with beers cups, popcorn holders and other trash, leading to a 19-minute delay as the Cardinals retreated to their dugout. “It was scary at first,” St. Louis catcher Yadier Molina said. “I’ve never seen that before.” The stoppage only delayed the inevitable. When play finally resumed, Brian McCann walked but Michael Bourn struck out to end the threat. Dan Uggla grounded out with two aboard in the ninth to end it, leading to one more wave of trash throwing as the umps scurried off the field — probably feeling a lot like those replacement NFL refs who caught so much grief. The infield fly is a complicated rule, designed to prevent infielders from intentionally dropping a popup with more than one runner on base and perhaps get an extra out. No one could ever remember it being applied like this. And, after past postseasons dotted by contested calls, this play will certainly another slew of October cries for more instant replay.




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WHL EASTERN CONFERENCE East Division GP W LOTLSOL GF Prince Albert 6 5 0 0 1 25 Brandon 6 4 2 0 0 26 Swift Current 6 2 0 3 1 28 Regina 7 3 4 0 0 19 Saskatoon 5 2 3 0 0 16 Moose Jaw 5 2 3 0 0 14 Central Division GP W LOTLSOL GF Calgary 5 3 0 1 1 18 Edmonton 5 3 2 0 0 16 Medicine Hat 6 3 3 0 0 21 Red Deer 7 2 4 0 1 22 Lethbridge 5 2 3 0 0 10 Kootenay 4 1 3 0 0 10 WESTERN CONFERENCE B.C Division GP W LOTLSOL GF Prince George 5 4 0 1 0 24 Kamloops 5 4 0 0 1 22 Victoria 6 4 2 0 0 20 Kelowna 6 2 3 1 0 21 Vancouver 6 2 4 0 0 18 U.S. Division GP W LOTLSOL GF Portland 6 4 2 0 0 18 Spokane 4 3 1 0 0 17 Tri-City 6 3 3 0 0 16 Seattle 5 2 3 0 0 14 Everett 5 1 3 0 1 12

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Notes — a team winning in overtime or shootout is credited with two points and a victory in the W column; the team losing in overtime or shootout receives one point which is registered in the OTL (overtime loss) or SOL (shootout loss). Friday’s results Portland 2 Brandon 1 Regina 3 Red Deer 2 Swift Current 10 Saskatoon 1 Prince Albert 5 Calgary 4 (SO) Kamloops 7 Seattle 2 Prince George 6 Kelowna 3 Spokane 5 Victoria 3

Tri-City 4 Lethbridge 1 Vancouver 6 Medicine Hat 1 Thursday’s result Prince Albert 4 Edmonton 1 Saturday’s games Red Deer at Brandon, 7:30 p.m. Saskatoon at Edmonton, 7 p.m. Medicine Hat at Kamloops, 7 p.m. Portland at Moose Jaw, 7 p.m. Kelowna at Prince George, 7 p.m. Everett at Seattle, 7:05 p.m. Lethbridge at Spokane, 7:05 p.m. Regina at Swift Current, 7 p.m. Victoria at Tri-City, 7:05 p.m. Sunday’s games Edmonton at Calgary, 2 p.m. Victoria at Vancouver, 4 p.m. Tri-City at Everett, 5:05 p.m. Prince Albert at Kootenay, 6 p.m. Red Deer at Moose Jaw, 6 p.m. FRIDAY’S SUMMARIES Pats 3, Rebels 2 First Period No Scoring. Penalties — Sylvegard Reg (tripping) 5:14, Kambeitz RD (inter. on goaltender) 6:00, McCoy RD (instigator, fighting), Christoffer Reg (fighting) 9:46, McCoy RD (misconduct) 9:49, Rodewald Reg (hooking) 12:36, Burroughs Reg (hooking) 17:08, Hewitt Reg (interference) 18:45. Second Period 1. Regina, Jobke 1 (Ouellette) 3:02 2. Red Deer, Mayor 2 (Dumba) 10:26 Penalties — Millette RD (too many men) 0:24, Underwood RD (charging) 3:29, Ness RD (interference, fighting), Jobke Reg (instigator, fighting, misconduct) 9:49, Burroughs Reg (closing hand on puck) 12:14, Mayor RD (inter. on goaltender) 16:36, Mayor RD (boarding) 19:14. Third Period 3. Regina, Stevenson 3 (Stephenson, Burroughs) 3:39 4. Red Deer, Fafard 1 (Bellerive) 14:17 5. Regina, Stephenson 1 (Ouellette, Jobke) 19:44 Penalties — Inglis RD (kneeing) 5:15, Hamilton RD

(tripping) 8:25, Rossignol Reg (tripping) 10:43. Shots on goal by Red Deer 13 6 10 — 29 Regina 5 6 10 — 21 Goal — Red Deer: Pouliot (L,1-1-1); Regina: Hewitt (W,3-2-0). Power plays (goals-chances) — Red Deer: 0/6; Regina: 0/8. Referees — Brett Montsion, Kyle Scrivens. Linesmen — Ryan Lundquist, Troy Murray. Attendance — 3,858 at Regina. Winterhawks 2, Wheat Kings 1 First Period 1. Portland, Pouliot 3, 7:32 2. Brandon, Nejezchleb 1 (Buonassisi) 14:53 Penalties — Mahon Por, Miller Bdn (fighting) 6:14, Leipsic Por (charging) 16:46. Second Period 3. Portland, Schoenborn 1 (Baker, Peters) 12:15 Penalties — Vorobev Por (holding) 7:15, De Leo Por (hooking) 12:59, Seaman Bdn (roughing), 16:36, Hanson Por (roughing), 16:37, Bertaggia Bdn (roughing), 16:37. Third Period No Scoring. Penalties — De Leo Por (interference), Buonassisi Bdn (kneeing) 4:04, Yaworski Bdn (kneeing) 6:03, Leipsic Por (embellishment) 12:33, Miller Bdn (highsticking), 12:33. Shots on goal by Portland 14 15 14 — 43 Edmonton 7 9 3 — 19 Goal — Portland: Lanigan (W,3-0-0); Brandon: Boes (L,3-2-0). Power plays (goals-chances) — Portland: 0/2; Brandon: 0/3. Referees — Cole Hamm, Matt Kirk. Linesmen — Kelsey Mahoney, Andrew Stammers. Attendance — 4,120 at Brandon, Man.

Football W 8 7 5 3

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PA 378 321 444 406

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NFL AMERICAN CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA N.Y. Jets 2 2 0.500 81 109 New England 2 2 0.500 134 92 Buffalo 2 2 0.500 115 131 Miami 1 3 0.250 86 90

Friday’s Game Edmonton 35, Hamilton 20 Today’s Game Calgary at B.C., 8 p.m. Monday’s Games Winnipeg at Montreal, 11 a.m. Saskatchewan at Toronto, 2:30 p.m. FRIDAY’S SUMMARY Eskimos 35, Tiger-Cats 20 First Quarter Edm — FG Shaw 48 2:21 Second Quarter Ham — FG Congi 10 4:06 Ham — FG Congi 39 9:33 Edm — TD Henry 6 pass from Joseph (Shaw convert) 12:38 Third Quarter Ham — TD Grant 7 pass from Burris (Congi convert) 2:04 Edm — TD Charles 15 run (Shaw convert) 11:44 Ham — TD Fantuz 14 pass from Burris (Congi convert) 13:27 Fourth Quarter Edm — TD Carter 7 pass from Joseph (Shaw convert) 2:32 Edm — FG Shaw 17 7:33 Edm — TD Stamps 48 pass from Joseph (Shaw convert) 9:02 Edm — Single Shaw 53 13:53 Hamilton 0 6 14 0 — 20 Edmonton 3 7 7 18 — 35 Attendance — 30,57 at Edmonton.

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Soccer Major League Soccer EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF x-Sporting K.C. 17 7 7 58 39 New York 15 8 8 53 54 Chicago 16 10 5 53 43 D.C. 15 10 6 51 48 Houston 13 8 10 49 44 Columbus 14 11 6 48 39 Montreal 12 15 4 40 44 Philadelphia 9 15 6 33 34 New England 7 16 8 29 37 Toronto FC 5 19 7 22 35

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W L T Pts GF GA x-San Jose 18 6 7 61 65 39 x-Real Salt Lake 16 11 4 52 44 34 x-Los Angeles 15 11 5 50 55 43 x-Seattle 13 7 10 49 45 31 Vancouver 11 12 9 42 35 40 FC Dallas 9 12 10 37 38 41 Colorado 9 18 4 31 39 46 Portland 7 15 9 30 32 52 Chivas USA 7 17 7 28 21 53 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. x- clinched playoff berth Today’s Games D.C. United at Toronto FC, 11 a.m.

Chicago at New York, 1:30 p.m. New England at Philadelphia, 5 p.m. Montreal at Houston, 6:30 p.m. San Jose at Colorado, 7 p.m. Real Salt Lake at Los Angeles, 7 p.m. Sunday’s Games Sporting Kansas City at Columbus, 2 p.m. FC Dallas at Chivas USA, 5 p.m. Portland at Seattle FC, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17 Real Salt Lake at Seattle FC, 9 p.m.

WILD CARD Friday, Oct. 5 National League: St. Louis 6, Atlanta 3 American League: Baltimore 5, Texas 1 DIVISION SERIES (Best-of-5; x-if necessary) American League Oakland vs. Detroit Saturday, Oct. 6: Oakland (Parker 13-8) at Detroit (Verlander 17-8), 6:07 p.m. (TBS) Sunday, Oct. 7: Oakland (Milone 13-10) at Detroit (Fister 10-10), 12:07 p.m. (MLB) Tuesday, Oct. 9: Detroit (Sanchez 4-6) at Oakland, 9:07 p.m. (TBS) x-Wednesday, Oct. 10: Detroit (Scherzer 16-7) at Oakland, TBD (TBS or MLB) x-Thursday, Oct. 11: Detroit at Oakland, TBD (TBS) New York vs. Baltimore-Texas winner Sunday, Oct. 7: New York (Sabathia 15-6) at Baltimore, 6:15 p.m. (TBS) Monday, Oct. 8: New York at Baltimore, 8:07 p.m. (TBS) Wednesday, Oct. 10: Baltimore at New York, TBD (TBS or MLB) x-Thursday, Oct. 11: Baltimore at New York, TBD (TBS) x-Friday, Oct. 12: Baltimore at New York, TBD (TBS) National League Saturday, Oct. 6: Cincinnati (Cueto 19-9) at San Francisco (Cain 16-5), 9:37 p.m. (TBS) Sunday, Oct. 7: Cincinnati (Arroyo 12-10) at San Francisco (Bumgarner 16-11), 9:37 p.m. (TBS) Tuesday, Oct. 9: San Francisco at Cincinnati (Latos 14-4), 5:37 p.m. (TBS) x-Wednesday, Oct. 10: San Francisco at Cincinnati (Bailey 13-10), TBD (TBS or MLB) x-Thursday, Oct. 11: San Francisco at Cincinnati, TBD (TBS)

York OR Baltimore at Oakland-Detroit winner Tuesday, Oct. 16: New York at Oakland-Detroit winner OR Oakland-Detroit winner at Baltimore Wednesday, Oct. 17: New York at Oakland-Detroit winner OR Oakland-Detroit winner at Baltimore x-Thursday, Oct. 18: New York at Oakland-Detroit winner OR Oakland-Detroit winner at Baltimore x-Saturday, Oct. 20: Oakland-Detroit winner at New York OR Baltimore at Oakland-Detroit winner x-Sunday, Oct. 21: Oakland-Detroit winner at New York OR Baltimore at Oakland-Detroit winner National League Sunday, Oct. 14: Cincinnati-San Francisco winner at Washington OR St. Louis at Cincinnati-San Francisco winner Monday, Oct. 15: Cincinnati-San Francisco winner at Washington OR St. Louis at Cincinnati-San Francisco winner Wednesday, Oct. 17: Washington at CincinnatiSan Francisco winner OR Cincinnati at St. Louis Thursday, Oct. 18: Washington at Cincinnati-San Francisco winner OR Cincinnati at St. Louis x-Friday, Oct. 19: Washington at Cincinnati-San Francisco winner OR Cincinnati at St. Louis x-Sunday, Oct. 21: Cincinnati-San Francisco winner at Washington OR St. Louis at CincinnatiSan Francisco winner x-Monday, Oct. 22: Cincinnati-San Francisco winner at Washington OR St. Louis at CincinnatiSan Francisco winner WORLD SERIES (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) All games televised by Fox Wednesday, Oct. 24: at National League, (n) Thursday, Oct. 25: at National League, (n) Saturday, Oct. 27: at American League, (n) Sunday, Oct. 28: at American League, (n) x-Monday, Oct. 29: at American League, (n) x-Wednesday, Oct. 31: at National League, (n) x-Thursday, Nov. 1: at National League, (n) FRIDAY’S LINESCORES

Washington vs. Atlanta-St. Louis winner Sunday, Oct. 7: Washington (Gonzalez 21-8) at St. Louis, 3:07 p.m. (TBS) Monday, Oct. 8: Washington (Zimmermann 128) at St. Louis, 4:37 p.m. (TBS) Wednesday, Oct. 10: St. Louis at Washington, TBD (TBS or MLB) x-Thursday, Oct. 11: St. Louis at Washington, TBD (TBS) x-Friday, Oct. 12: St. Louis at Washington, TBD (TBS) LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) American League All games televised by TBS Saturday, Oct. 13: Oakland-Detroit winner at New York OR Baltimore at Oakland-Detroit winner Sunday, Oct. 14: Oakland-Detroit winner at New

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Transactions BASEBALL LOS ANGELES ANGELS—Agreed to terms with C Chris Iannetta on a three-year contract. FOOTBALL NFL—Added three games to the six-game suspension of Denver LB D.J. Williams for violating the league’s policy and program for substances of abuse following his conviction in August of driving while ability impaired. Fined Minnesota LB Chad Greenway and New England LB Brandon Spikes $21,000 each for unnecessary roughness and Buffalo DT Kyle Williams $15,750 for roughing the passer during last week’s games. Fined New Orleans S Malcolm Jenkins, Green Bay NT B.J. Raji, Tennessee OT Dave Stewart, and Arizona PK Jay Feely $7,875 each for unnecessary roughness during last week’s games. JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS—Signed WR-KR Micheal Spurlock. Promoted DE Ryan Davis from the practice squad. Waived OL Daniel Baldridge and DE Aaron Morgan. MINNESOTA VIKINGS—Signed G Tyler Holm-

es to the practice squad. Waived DE Ernest Owusu from the practice squad. HOCKEY ST. LOUIS BLUES—Announced president of hockey operations John Davidson agreed to a buyout of the remaining three years of his contract. American Hockey League GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS—Assigned G Charlie Effinger to Fort Wayne (ECHL), D Kyle Bushee to Elmira (ECHL) and F Eric Kattelus to Kalamazoo (ECHL). HAMILTON BULLDOGS—Signed F Darryl Boyce to a 25-game professional tryout contract. MILWAUKEE ADMIRALS—Assigned G Zolton Hetenyi to Cincinnati (ECHL). PROVIDENCE BRUINS—Released F Matthew Pistilli, F Alden Hirschfeld and F Justin Courtnall who will report to South Carolina (ECHL). Released D Art Bidlevskii, D Ryan Lowery, D Damon Kipp and G Shawn Hunwick from their tryout agreements and will report to South Carolina.

Golf PGA-Las Vegas Scores Friday At TPC Summerlin Las Vegas Purse: US$4.5 million Yardage: 7,243; Par 71 Second Round Jonas Blixt 64-64 — Brendon de Jonge 62-66 — Ryan Moore 61-68 — Tim Herron 63-68 — Daniel Summerhays 68-63 — Vijay Singh 66-66 — John Daly 69-63 — Nick Watney 66-66 — Chris Kirk 64-68 — John Huh 63-69 — Scott Piercy 67-66 — Justin Leonard 64-69 — Jimmy Walker 67-66 — Russell Knox 66-67 — Kevin Na 68-66 — Ken Duke 66-68 — Andres Romero 68-66 — Robert Garrigus 66-68 —

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Heath Slocum Kevin Stadler J.J. Killeen Richard H. Lee Patrick Reed Blake Adams John Mallinger Josh Teater Davis Love III Roberto Castro Colt Knost Daniel Chopra Kevin Streelman Edward Loar David Mathis Gary Christian John Merrick Jeff Overton Rory Sabbatini Bill Lunde Jhonattan Vegas Scott Brown Billy Mayfair Nathan Green Camilo Villegas

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BY DANNY RODE ADVOCATE STAFF RDC Kings head coach Aaron Schulha knew when he put together the annual Ramada Inns Challenge Cup men’s volleyball tournament he wasn’t going to get many of the top college teams in the province. Including the Kings there’s only four Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference teams on hand. But what he did get was four solid alumni squads, which is just fine with Schulha. “It’s bene tough the last couple of years to get college teams as there’s just so many college tournaments, but we got four quality alumni teams,” he said. “It’s good in that they may not be then most physical teams, although that team (the U of Calgary Alumni) certainly is, but they think the game at a high level and that’s where our guys need to be. We have to be smarter IQ-wise and not just swing as hard as we can or go full speed all the time. “What I want to get from the alumni is a match where the opposition are students of the game. That’s where we need to be and playing teams of that calibre can only help us.” That was evident during the opening day of the two-day tournament. The Kings weren’t near their best as they opened the day against the Olds College Broncos, but pulled out a 25-20, 25-11 victory. They needed to be on top of their game against the U of C just to record a 25-20, 22-25, 15-13 victory. “We were certainly more crisp than we were against Olds,” said Schulha. “I told them after the Olds match that the second set was more like the way we should have played. The first half of the first set

was the worst volleyball I’ve seen in this gym in a long time. They shouldn’t be happy just because they won the second set 25-11.” Chris Osborn didn’t play against Olds and he was a force against the U of C. “That’s as good as I’ve seen him play,” said Schulha. “I think he gets up for teams that match him physically. That’s a good sign and if we get him to play at that level against weaker opponents he’ll be a tough guy to stop.” Overall the Kings looked more like themselves. “It was a fight and I expect the same tomorrow (today) against our alumni,” said Schulha. “It will be a battle for first place in the pool.” The RDC Alumni A team, which includes former national team players Brock Daviduk and Nick Cundy, defeated the U of C 20-25, 25-18, 15-13 and Olds 25-16, 26-24. Schulha also played with the Alumni and the fact Cundy and Daviduk were on the squad brought back fond memories. “Our undefeated team of 2003 and also when I was out there I had thoughts of the previous year as well,” he said. “It was fun to have them here.” The other pool saw Lakeland College Rustlers go 2-0 as they downed the University of Alberta, Augustana Vikings 25-21, 25-20 and the RDC Alumni B 25-20, 20-25, 15-13. The Alumni B team also lost the Central Alberta Christian High School (CACHS) Alumni 20-25, 22-25. CACHS lost to the Vikings 20-25, 25-23, 11-15. Action continued today at 9 a.m. with the quarterfinals at 12:30 and 2:30 p.m., the semifinals at 4:30 p.m. and the final at 8:30 p.m.

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Lightning strikes again LACOMBE — The Hunting Hills Lightning moved a step closer to capturing first place in the A Pool of the Central Alberta High School Football League with a 31-7 victory over the Lacombe Rams Friday. The Ligthtning upped their record to 2-0-1 and sit in a tie for first with the Notre Dame Cougars,. Both teams have one game remaining. The Lightning face the Sylvan Lake Lakers, who are 2-1 and could still take top spot, next Friday at 7 p.m. at Great Chief Park while the Cougars visit the Rams Thursday at 4 p.m. If the Lightning and Cougars, who tied 35-35 in league play, tie for first it comes down to points scored against to determine the tie-breaker and the Lightning hold a 70-44 edge. Quarterback Scott Pearson led the Lightning Friday, scoring on runs of 18 and nine yards and connecting with Ashton Hall on a 66-yard pass and run play for a touchdown. Matt Russell, on a twoyard run, accounted for the other Hunting Hills major while Austin Belan kicked four converts and a 21-yard field goal. For the Rams, Josh Prevost scored on a 12-yard pass play from quarterback Austin Ericson, who added the convert. Pearson rushed for 99 yards on seven carries while Russell added 88 yards on 14 tries. Carter Waldbauer had 150 yards on 31 carries for Lacombe. Pearson hit on 12 of 24 pass attempts for 214 yards while Hall grabbed five passes for 131 yards. Ericson was good on five of 12 passes for 66 yards. The Rams have a 1-2 record amd will finish fourth in the pool. Meanwhile in non-conference play in Sylvan Lake Friday, the Stettler Wildcats downed the Lakers 3320. Braden Nelson, who won the rushing title last seaosn and has missed all this season, returned to the Stettler lineup and rushed for 240 yards on 27 carries and two touchdowns. He also added a twopoint convert. PArker Cassidy and Austin Cherewko added

touchdowns for the ‘Cats while Frank Van Ommeren added two field goals and a convert, Trent Kondor, Tyler Ledwos and Morgan Drews had touchdowns for the LAkers while Drews added two converts. Cassidy added 84 yards on 12 carr9ies for Stettler while Ledwos rushed for 84 yards on 11 carries. Ledwos also startred at quarterback in place of Chase Hoffman, who is out with an injured right thumb. He hit on eight fo 16 passes for 127 yards with Drews hauling in five for 84 yards. Stephen Zuk was goodn on there of six passes for 101 yards with Cherewko grabbing two for 74 yards. • The Camrose Trojans secured a playoff spot in the A-side championships with a 42-34 win over the winless Ponoka Broncs Thursday. The win gave the Trojans a 1-2 record and assured them of finishing in front of the Broncs, 0-3. Meanwhile, the Wetaskiwin Sabres, 2-1, upset the visiting West Central Rebels of Rocky Mountain House 29-19 and assured of second place in the B Pool, back of the 3-0 Stettler Wildcats. The Rebels finished their conference play at 2-2 and will be third. Joel Bishop scored a pair of touchdowns for the Sabres with Dallas McMurer adding a touchdown, a field goal and two converts. Josh Saddeleback had the other Wetaskiwin major while Cooper Wood had two touchdowns and Thomas Soodsma one for the Rebels. Devin Chatenay added a convert. The Rebels finished with 208 yards rushing and 133 passing while the Sabres managed 88 rushing and 194 through the air. However, Wetaskiwin did win the turnover battle with an interception and two fumble recovers. The Sabres also got a punt return by Bishop for a touchdown. Josh Jorstad had 39 yards rushing on five carries for the Sabres while Wood had 141 yards on 13 carries and Zach Hazen had 57 on 14 tries for the Rebels. Saddleback connected on seven of 11 passes with Bishop grabbing four for 120 yards. Brayden Friesen hit on five of 11 passes for the Rebels with Soodsma grabbing three for 98 yards and Hazen two for 35 yards.



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OLDS — Matt Hanger scored 25 seconds into overtime to lift the Olds Grizzlys past the Canmore Eagles 3-2 in AJHL action Friday. Spencer Dorowicz notched both of the Grizzlys’ regulation-time goals before 584 fans at the Sports Complex, with Luke Simpson and Steven Phee replying for the Eagles. Winning netminder Talor Joseph made 20 saves. Ty Swabb blocked 32 shots for Canmore.


However, Hamilton’s Henry Burris gave the ball back on the next play as his pass was tipped and then intercepted by Brandon Lang on the Tiger-Cats’ 40, leading to a 48-yard Grant Shaw field goal to start the scoring. Hamilton got into scoring range with four minutes to play in the opening quarter on a 42-yard punt return by Chris Williams, but gave up the ball again.

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Spruce Grove was the lone undefeated team through the first four games of the Red Deer Thanksgiving major bantam hockey tournament Friday at the Arena and Kinex. Spruce Grove downed the Red Deer Rebels White 7-4 and beat the Airdrie Xtreme 4-1. Meanwhile, the Red Deer Rebels Black fell 6-1 to Airdrie and rebounded to defeat the Rebels White 8-2. The four-team tournament continues today at both facilities and concludes with the consolation and championship finals at 10 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. Sunday at the Arena.

The Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (AGLC) is seeking qualified individuals for the following positions in our Red Deer Office:

RED DEER ADVOCATE Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012 B7

Orioles win first playoff game in 15 years BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ARLINGTON, Texas — Buck Showalter and the Baltimore Orioles will get another chance to overtake the New York Yankees. The surprising O’s have already beaten some big odds, getting past the two-time defending AL champion Texas Rangers and their Japanese ace, Yu Darvish, in the win-or-go-home wildcard playoff. Joe Saunders pitched effectively into the sixth inning at a place where he had never won, Adam Jones delivered the tiebreaking sacrifice fly and the Orioles, in the playoffs for the first time in 15 years, eliminated the Rangers 5-1 Friday night. The Orioles advance to play the East champion Yankees, the AL’s top seed — the teams split 18 games this season. The best-of-five division series starts Sunday at Camden Yards. The upstart Orioles spent the whole second half chasing New York, never passing them and falling just short in a neck-and-neck race for the division title. Turns out, the Yankees haven’t brushed off these Birds just yet. And just that quickly, the season is over the Rangers, who were in first place for a majors-high 178 days this season. Texas loaded the bases with two outs in the ninth before David Murphy flied out to end it. The Rangers lost the AL West crown on the final day of the regular season, after being swept in three games at Oakland for a stretch of nine losses their last 13 games. Their worst slump of the season came at the wrong time for Ron Washington’s team, which a week ago had a four-game division lead with six games to play. Because of that, they couldn’t

avoid the AL’s new winner-take-all post-season opener, and then couldn’t get past their Orioles with their top pitcher on the mound. When the Rangers committed more than $107 million last winter to acquire Darvish, they did so with the anticipation he’d be on the mound for many big games. They never would have expected him being outdueled in a playoff game by Saunders, a late-season addition by the Orioles who had lost all six of his previous starts with a 9.38 ERA at Rangers Ballpark. Saunders quickly gave up the Orioles’ 1-0 lead in the first, but that was the only run he allowed in 5 2-3 innings. The left-hander struck out four and walked one. Even though it was the post-season, the Orioles stuck to the regular Friday night uniforms — including black tops and caps with script O’s instead of the traditional smiling cartoon bird. Four pitches into the game, they had a lead against Darvish, who struck out seven in 6 2-3 innings. Nate McLouth grounded Darvish’s first pitch toward first baseman Michael Young. The longest-tenured Rangers player got charged with an error when he tried to backhand the ball, which ricocheted off the heel of his glove and away from him. McLouth stole second base on the third pitch. J.J. Hardy then drove him in by grounding a hard single up the middle — the Orioles had only one more hit until a sequence in the sixth that needed some interpretation. The O’s had consecutive singles to start the sixth before Jones’ sacrifice fly made it 2-1. After backing up the plate when Jones hit the ball in the air, Darvish started stretching his shoulder and rolling his neck. Washington and pitch-

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Baltimore Orioles’ J.J. Hardy (2) celebrates with Matt Wieters (32) after Hardy scored against the Texas Rangers on a sacrifice fly by Adam Jones during the sixth inning of an American League wild-card playoff baseball game Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, in Arlington, Texas. ing coach Mike Maddux went out to the mound to try to figure out what was wrong when their pitcher still looked uncomfortable. Darvish’s translator, Joe Furukawa, was also on his way out before initially

being waved back by umpires. The six umpires then conferred before allowing the translator to come out while Darvish kept stretching and then threw a couple of pitches.

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Edon Management is looking for an innovative and skilled Operations Manager to join its expanding team in Wetaskiwin. This position will oversee 7 staff members in various locations such as Wetaskiwin, Camrose, Ponoka, Rimbey, and Drayton Valley; and is responsible for multiple sites in and around the Wetaskiwin area. The key responsibilities of this position are as follows: • Overseeing all aspects of building operations, including a Preventative Maintenance Program • Managing employees assigned to maintenance and operations and supervising subcontractors while they are onsite • Completing the property management function including liaising with tenants/clients, ensuring contractor standards are met and identifying any improvements/maintenance that may be required • Working with the team to deliver contract requirements including KPI components, where applicable

• Valid Driver’s License and clean Driver’s Abstract • Strong customer care skills • Strong leadership and supervisory/management skills • Excellent knowledge of building systems • Strong computer skills including MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) • Currently pursuing or completion of the following health and safety training programs: WHMIS, Confined Space/Monitor, Prime Contractor, Leadership for Safety Excellence, and Emergency First aid

The successful candidate will have the following skills: • Power Engineering coupled with a background in the facilities management/property management industry and/or pursuing an accredited Commercial Real Estate designation (RPA, CPM, FMA) OR alternatively having completed a Commercial Real Estate designation • Minimum five years hands-on building operations experience, preferably in a commercial office environment

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PROJECT COORDINATOR - RED DEER, AB (1 permanant/1 temporary) The Project Coordinator is the liaison between the client/user, consultants, and the construction team. The Coordinator advises the users of construction activities, advises the construction team of user concerns, coordinates service shut-downs, inspections, ensures the constructor’s are adhering to facility guidelines, and participates in value engineering exercises. The position is accountable to ensure that assigned projects achieve the goals of scope, budget, schedule, and quality and other performance standards to the client’s satisfaction and within a safe working environment. QUALIFICATIONS - Two year diploma in related technology program and/or Journeyman Trade Certificate - Prefer 5 to 7 years of related experience including hospital or healthcare facility construction and/or healthcare facility management experience - Desktop software, contract law, insurance requirements, financial management, and OH&S/WHS/ WCB. Preference will be given to those with a Food Safe Handlers Course or equivalent

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NHL’s CBA talks resume with secret meeting in Toronto TORONTO — The NHL’s collective bargaining talks resumed unexpectedly and the sides are committed to staying in touch through the weekend. An unannounced session with the primary negotiators was held at union headquarters in Toronto on Friday, with commissioner Gary Bettman and deputy commissioner Bill Daly dropping in on NHLPA executive director Donald Fehr and special counsel Steve Fehr. The group met in both the morning and afternoon in an effort “to move this process forward,” according to a union spokesman, and they are expected to keep in touch by phone over the coming days. Both sides seemed optimistic that another negotiating session would be scheduled for next week. The NHL lockout is heading into its fourth week and has already forced the league to scratch 82 regular-season games off the schedule between Oct. 11 and Oct. 24. In announcing those cancellations on Thursday, the league offered a conciliatory note to fans frustrated by the sport’s fourth work stoppage. “The game deserves better, the fans deserve better and the people who derive income from their connection to the NHL deserve better,” Daly said. “We remain committed to doing everything in our power to forge an agreement that is fair to the play-

ers, fair to the teams and good for our fans. ... “We are committed to getting this done.”

a loss in Saskatchewan last weekend. In addition to Bruce, top B.C. receiver Geroy Simon is out with a hamstring injury.

MS victim Taylor looks forward to first CFL start against Calgary

Red Sox interested in Farrell

SURREY, B.C. — Courtney Taylor began to feel the twitches in his right eye in 2008. They prevented the receiver from seeing the ball the way he normally would. Taylor was playing for the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks at the time. Little did he know then that they would lead to him being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis, an often crippling disease that attacks the central nervous system and often affects a person’s vision. Taylor was released by the Seahawks in 2009 and has struggled to return to the gridiron. Taylor will suit up for his first game with the B.C. Lions (9-4) on Saturday as they host the surging Calgary Stampeders (8-5) in a battle for first place in the CFL’s West Division. He joined B.C. on Oct. 11, 2011, but has yet to play a down in the regular season. “I’ve been waiting for this for about three years,” said Taylor. The chance to shine in such an important game comes after Taylor searched in vain for a break. After being released by the Seahawks, he spent two years out of football, working as a mover in Seattle while completing a degree in business administration. “I came from the streets. ... I was at home. When I got this opportunity, I was excited to come back and play football. That’s how I view it. I get an opportunity to play and do something I love, so I want to take advantage of my opportunity (against Calgary.)” He will start in place of Arland Bruce (concussion-like symptoms) as the Lions attempt to atone for

BOSTON — John Farrell sat in the visitors’ dugout at Fenway Park as talk intensified that he might be working in the other dugout next year. The Toronto manager looked up at two dozen reporters a month ago and told them that as Boston’s pitching coach for four years under Terry Francona he learned an important lesson: think of the players first in making managerial decisions. If you do that, he said, “you probably are guided in the right direction to do the right thing.” Since that session before the opener of the Blue Jays’ three-game sweep of the Red Sox, Bobby Valentine has been fired as Boston’s manager and Farrell has emerged as the leading candidate to take over.






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Musician Becca Epp loses herself in her music while playing for appreciative Alberta Culture Day’s attendees. Alberta Culture Days, which is part of the Canada-wide Culture Days movement, is a three-day celebration of Alberta’s unique blend of peoples and passions and the importance of arts and culture.

Duane Steel, award winning country music singer/songwriter, performed at a Medican open house.

Mike Bradford and Cheryl Verbeek from Central Music Festival Society promoting and selling local musician’s CDs at the Scott Block.

Artist Stephen Birch works diligently on his chalk creation of a red deer as part of the colourful festivities of Alberta Culture Days.

Kristin Guttridge, a talented artist, shows off her skills at chalk drawing in downtown Red Deer.

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Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012

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A lifelong passion for the natural world CLEAN OUT CITY GARDEN PLOTS The city is asking renters of city garden plots to clean them out. Recreation, Parks and Culture workers will start rototilling the gardens on Monday to get them ready for winter. Renters are asked to remove all plant material from the ground and lay them on top of the plot. More information on the community garden plots is available by calling 403-342-8303 or online at www.reddeer. ca.

PATIO REMOVED ON TUESDAY Motorists are asked to take it slow when driving on Ross Street when the removal of the patio tables begins on Tuesday. The dismantling of the eight tables and other infrastructure is expected to take several days. The temporary painted lines in the space will be removed and the previous road markings and the parking configuration will be reinstated. Road work may require temporary lane closures and delays.

BIKE TRAILS BUILT TODAY Visiting experts will inspire and educate residents about building trails in a hands-on and classroom setting today. Representatives from the International Mountain Bike Association will share their expertise at Red Deer’s Mountain Bike Park (79th Street and 49th Avenue). The first session takes place in the classroom from 9 a.m. to noon at the Civic Yards administration building, Room 202 7721 40th Ave. A barbecue lunch follows from noon to 1 p.m. After lunch, there’s a field session from 1 to 4 p.m. Participants must be 14 years and older. Youth under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Participants are asked to come prepared to work outside and bring rakes, gloves, shovels, sunglasses, comfortable shoes or boots, hoes and other equipment. At 10 a.m. on Sunday, residents are invited to join the experts in a group ride leaving from the Parkland Mall parking lot. For more information, visit www.

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BY MURRAY CRAWFORD ADVOCATE STAFF If you were to ask Dorothy Dickson’s parents where her love of nature started, they would have told an old family joke about a two-year-old. “They said that when they were cross with me I went out and told the banana tree in the garden about it,” said Dickson. But the now 84-year-old naturalist and environmentalist considers it a lifelong pursuit that has always been a part of who she is. “I think I very early got interested in natural history and nature,” said Dickson. “By the time I was 10, I was getting books and wanting to know the names of things. I don’t really remember a time when I wasn’t interested.” Recently she was honoured by the Red Deer River Naturalists for her work with an Owl Award, which is given to people who have shown a longtime commitment to environmental issue education, unsung support of the group and have advanced the work of the society. Dickson was born in Australia, but when she was five her family moved to the United Kingdom. She lived there through the Second World War and came to Canada in 1963. She and her husband and two daughters started in Halifax, but moved to London, Ont., in 1965 and then came west, living in Calgary from 1968 to 1985, Innisfail from 1985 to 2003 and then moving to Red Deer, where she has lived ever since. Within two years of arriving in Calgary, she helped co-found the Calgary Eco-Centre for Environmental Education and Information. She served on the board of the institution until 1983. One of the first projects she helped the group undertake was introducing recycling to Calgary. In 1972, it was one of the first recycling projects in Canada. Initially, high school students and prison inmates made boxes that were set up at churches and only paper and cardboard were collected. Later, they would expand into glass and metal. It evolved into Canada’s first blue box program, which at the time was a six-month demonstration project with a rented city garbage truck doing pickups. The program wasn’t followed up by the City of Calgary at the time. A particularly ambitious project during her tenure with the eco-centre was to provide curriculum materials focusing on environmental issues in both science and social studies classes. “We realized the school cur-

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Red Deer River Naturalist member Dorothy Dickson is the most recent recipient of the Red Deer River Naturalists’ Owl Award. riculum didn’t really mention the environment,” said Dickson. “We decided to get this grant and told the provincial government what we were doing. I don’t think they realized that we were pretty knowledgeable and determined.” The group, six volunteers and 15 university students, added environmental information to the curriculum for Grades 1 to 12. They wrote up a teacher’s handbook and a student’s workbook for every grade. “Then we took them to the provincial government,” said Dickson. “They said, ‘Oh yes, those are very nice. We’ll use them when we have time and the money to implement it.’ So we said to heck with them and raised the money.” Dickson said the Alberta Fish and Game Association supported the move as well, which helped add the environmental angle to the curriculum. Within six months, the curriculum additions were in every classroom in Alberta. In the early 1970s, she was asked to do a talk about the environment and ecology in a school and she was told she would have a partner for the talks she had never met before. “We met on the front porch of the school and he had long hair, a T-shirt with slogans on and tattered jeans,” said Dickson. “I was dressed in a very polite business suit. We just stood and looked at each other and roared with laughter.” Out of that laughter came the realization that environmental issues bridged all ages and economic means. “We went around pretty well

every high school in Calgary and lectured together and it went over really well because I gave my scientific point of view of what it meant to us and he came in with the young people’s point of view,” said Dickson. When she moved to Innisfail, she immediately joined the Red Deer River Naturalists Society. Through her work in Calgary, she had already met and knew a lot of the members. In Red Deer, she has been involved in several organizations, including the southeast sector traffic committee, parks planning, environmental management planning and ReThink Red Deer, as well as being involved in the discussion over the Molly Banister Drive Extension. “I think if you’re a naturalist and you love the wilderness, there comes a time when something you love is being dug up and you look in the mirror and say ‘OK, stop grumbling and do something. What are you going to do about it,’ ” said Dickson. But as an activist, Dickson said she tries to listen to the other side and present reasonable solutions. Nature is what has driven, and continues to drive, Dickson to be active and involved. “It’s just that other species contribute so much to the environment that we are being stupid to spoil their habitat,” said Dickson. When she first came to Alberta, the first cause Dickson was involved with was planning the development of several national parks. She took part in consultations and hearings on legislation, policy and regulations.

Dickson was the first person to win an environmental Alberta Achievement Award, which was presented to her in 1980 by then premier Peter Lougheed. But she said the Owl Award, her most recent honour, meant a lot to her. “Yes I’ve had other awards and they may be bigger, but it’s the one your friends and peers give you that mean the most,” said Dickson. “They’re the people who really know you. That’s why the Owl Award meant a lot to me.” In her acceptance speech, she made two positive points. “One was that if you’re a naturalist there is so much to learn that you are never bored, you just have to look out the window and you’ll find something interesting to look at,” said Dickson. “The other things is you meet lots of interesting, knowledgeable people.” Other awards that Dickson has won include the Clean Calgary Annual Award in 1980; Loran L. Goulden Memorial Award in 1997; Douglas H. Plimpton Award and Honourary Lifetime Membership in 1997; Alberta Environmental Protection Award in 1999; Honourary Life Membership of the Federation of Alberta Naturalists in 2002; and the Alberta Wilderness Association’s Wilderness Defenders Award in 2003. She said many of the parks in Red Deer are because of work by the Red Deer River Naturalists. “They’ve done a lot to protect the natural history within Red Deer,” said Dickson. “I’ve always admired them for that.” mcrawford@reddeeradvocate. com


Ecovision focused on new greenhouse at school BY RANDY FIEDLER ADVOCATE STAFF Ecological vision became ecological reality at École Secondaire Lacombe Composite High School on Friday. The school’s Ecovision Club opened its geodesic Lacombe Community Greenhouse to grow produce and fish. Ecovision Club leader Louise van Dam, 17, said the opening ends more than two years of negotiations with Wolf Creek School District trustees, sponsors and community organizations. “It’s not only a reminder that through perseverance, you can achieve greatness, but it’s also a standing symbol for the school and community that we can create something beautiful,” the Grade 12 student told a schoolwide assembly. Teacher Steven Schultz

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Teacher Steven Schultz explains the many unique features of École Secondaire Lacombe Composite High School’s new Ecovision geodesic greenhouse to students and visitors on Friday. helped students to ensure the greenhouse met Ecovision’s mandate of educational impact, environmental sustainability and lowered carbon footprint and community involvement. The club was effusive in its praise and thanks to the more than 30 community organizations that sponsored construction. “We received between $75,000 and $100,000 in donated labour and supplies and

the structure itself cost about $25,000,” Schultz told those touring the dome. The six-metre-tall, 10-metrediameter structure’s features include underground climate batteries to store heat for later use, polycarbonate walls for greater heat retention and a north wall to reflect more weak winter sun. Just as the vegetables grown will be used in the school’s cafeteria, so too will the tilapia

raised in the dome’s fishtank, while the nutrient-rich water will be recycled as fertilizer. Students will spend the winter making vegetable boxes as well as planning the outdoor garden and classroom that will surround the greenhouse on the school’s west side. Schultz said the school is also working on a new agricultural credit course involving the greenhouse.




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Apocalyptic visions at Chernobyl KIEV, Ukraine — The apocalyptic visions begin just inside the doors of the Ukrainian National Chernobyl Museum and many of them lead into the Book of Revelation. The final pages of Christian Scripture are full of angels, trumpets, flames, thunder, lighting, earthquakes and other catastrophes. In this museum, the key is in the eighth chapter: “And the third angel sounded, and there fell a great star from heaven, burning as it were a lamp, and it fell upon the third part of the rivers, and upon the fountains of waters. And the name of the star is called Wormwood: and the third part of the waters became wormwood; and many men died of the waters, because they were made bitter.” When Ukrainians translate “wormwood” into their own language, it becomes “chernobyl.” It’s easy to connect the two when discussing the legacy of pain that followed the 1986 disaster at the Chernobyl Power Station north of Kiev, when explosions and fires at the reactor core released a plume of radioactive debris. Soviet officials claim that a mere 31 died. Ukrainians mock this number, saying it’s impossible to calculate the long-term fallout in cancers, birth defects and other forms of human suffering. “The catastrophe at Chernobyl station took its victims before their time,” said Archpriest Andrei Tkachev of St. Agapit of Pechersk Orthodox Church in Kiev. “Man is supposed to meet death in his own time, when he has a chance to prepare to meet God. That kind of death is a gift from God — a good death.

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RELIGION “That is not what happened for many of the victims of Chernobyl.” The museum opened on April 26, 1992, the fifth anniversary of the disaster and soon after the Soviet Union’s collapse. The exhibits include 7,000 artifacts from the 76 towns and villages — with 76 churches, in this historically Orthodox culture — that were razed in the radiation-tainted resettlement zone. The door into a large chamber dedicated to the families and children of Chernobyl leads to the church iconostasis, with a radiation suit hanging in place of the Archangel Michael and barbed wire and a contamination sign blocking the way to the altar. High overhead is an icon of St. Nicholas, the patron saint of endangered children. The altar is gone, replaced by a boat — to carry souls over the waters of death -- full of children’s toys. Under the boat, the blackness is full of the icons of saints. The Chernobyl disaster was especially poignant, said Tkachev, because it struck a region that for many symbolized the innocence and safety of the past. “The people here were simple people. They didn’t have writers and journalists to tell their stories,” he said. “This is an attempt to tell their story, using what they left behind when they were forced to flee the homes, their schools and their churches. ...


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“Modern life separates a man who has deep faith from a man who has little. In these villages, life and faith was simply combined and you can see that here.” In one of the starkest images — over a map of the stricken region — the melting reactor literally shatters a famous icon of the Virgin Mary holding the Christ child, while an apocalyptic storm swirls around her. “We are tempted to think that fire and water and all the elements of nature are at our command, but that is not true,” said Tkachev, outside the final exhibit hall. “We can become victims. ... The more technologies are in our lives, the more danger there is that we become their servants, even their slaves.” The archpriest stroked his beard, thinking of another way of stating the ultimate message of this sobering tribute to lessons learned at Chernobyl. Finally he offered a litany of simple images. If a man builds a bicycle and it breaks while he is riding it, then he will be hurt when he falls, said Tkachev. If he builds an airplane and it breaks, he will almost certainly die when it crashes. “Now, if we build a nuclear reactor in our backyard and it breaks, then the catastrophe will kill many and it may last into future generations,” he said. “What this teaches us is that we must fear God and try to be humble about the things that we build with our own hands.” Terry Mattingly directs the Washington Journalism Center at the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities. Contact him at or

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Tattered’s approach polished BAND APPROACHES ROCK ’N’ ROLL AS A BUSINESS, PROMOTING TUNES THROUGH SOCIAL MEDIA BY LANA MICHELIN ADVOCATE STAFF Thanks to the reach of social media, Olds-based hard rock band Tattered has a fan base that stretches from the U.K. to Uruguay — even though the group hasn’t toured further than Calgary. Lead singer Brad Rempel said he approaches rock ’n’ roll as a business, with marketing and promotion at the top of his priority list. As the result of spending three hours a day flogging Tattered through Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites, Rempel said his two-year-old group is now being played on 107 radio stations in 10 countries, including Italy, Greece and Ethiopia. “They’re playing us on Ethiopia’s first rock station,” added the 27-year-old, who runs a painting company in Olds with 14 employees as a day job. Some day, the married father of two hopes to be able to make music his full-time gig — and it doesn’t seem like an impossible stretch. Group members already look like rock stars, since they were recently sponsored by British rock clothier Fable Label, which sends Tattered free stuff to wear on stage. Rempel said the U.K. is where his Central Alberta band gets the most radio play, magazine reviews and has the biggest fan base, so there’s talk of doing a tour there in a couple of years. “I’m very committed to social media. I’m mostly on Twitter on my lunch hour or after work,” said the singer, who’s usually tweeting (with the hashtag @Tattered_Band) his thanks to the group’s army of fans for helping promote gigs through re-tweets. “Lots of people are helping us. We couldn’t do it without them.” Marketing efforts aside, the group that’s described as being “on the cusp of progressive rock” wouldn’t be as big internationally if people didn’t like its music.

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Frankenweenie Three stars (out of four) Rated: PG Tim Burton’s comic monster movie mash-up Frankenweenie tosses blackand-white bouquets at the golden age of Hollywood horror. And it shows revenge is a dish best served in 3D with this entertaining stop-motion animated feature reborn from the live-action short that got him fired from studio Disney in 1984. Back when Burton made his Frankenweenie short starring Shelley Duvall and Daniel Stern, he didn’t get much studio love. Your stuff is too dark, the brass

And Rempel makes no bones about his band aiming to “produce stuff that will sell on the music scene.” Tattered’s sound — a collision between radio rock and hard rock, verging on metal — is finding an audience on 106.7 The Drive in Red Deer and certain radio stations in B.C., Ontario and in Montreal. Last year, Rempel said Tattered was also one of 50 finalists out of 10,000 entries in Canada’s biggest radio contest, Supernova. When the group recently played at Lacombe’s Alberta’s Own concert of independent bands, its members — bassist and Red Deer College music program graduate Graham Harper, lead guitarist Tim Daigle, rhythm guitarist Ben Braun and his brother, drummer Clayton Braun — received great feedback from fans and club owners. Rempel heard that people like Tattered’s melding of radio rock hooks with hard rock screams, which is reminiscent of the bands Rise Against or Avenged Sevenfold. “They like that we mix the two together.” As can be imagined, rage is usually the wellspring of Tattered’s tunes. Rempel stressed that he’s happily married, but tends to use everyday frustrations to fuel his lyrics — which are set to music as a collaboration between band members. Upon writing Replaceable for the group’s first EP, for instance, he had to reassure his spouse, “It’s not that I want to replace you, it’s just how I felt at that moment.” By taking his anger out in songwriting, Rempel said, “it’s gone and I feel refreshed.” Tattered, which is recording a debut full-length album due out early next year, performs on Saturday, Oct. 27, at Tracks Pub in Olds. The band’s website is

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at the mouse house pronounced. So Burton packed his pencils and went elsewhere to make the likes of Beetlejuice and Edward Scissorhands, along with animated offerings including the Oscar-nominated Corpse Bride. Boo to you, too, Disney. Burton and Disney made up long ago with The Nightmare Before Christmas and now we have the reanimation (in both senses) of the once-dead Frankenweenie, the story of a likable grade school science nerd named Victor Frankenstein (voiced by Charlie Tahan) who figures out an electrifying way to bring his beloved and recently dead pooch, Sparky, back to life. It’s the third stop-motion animation from the filmmaker’s fertile mind and, like Burton’s original, Frankenweenie embraces an earlier black-and-white time with dramatic shadows and camera angles. It’s pretty much a shot-for-shot recreation of the 1984 short, expanded with a story by frequent Burton col-


Figures on the set of the Tim Burton Disney movie Frankenweenie are shown on display at Comic-Con preview night held at the San Diego Convention Center, in San Diego. laborator John August. Burton returns to his favoured setting of suburban Weirdsville, U.S.A. (here called New Holland), where the oddball residents treat bizarre behaviour as normal. Check out Victor’s classmates, Edgar E. Gore (E. Gore, get it?), Boris Kar-

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Chloe Albert to share at songwriter’s circle BY LANA MICHELIN ADVOCATE STAFF Sometimes songwriting can be confessional — just ask Chloe Albert. The Edmonton singer/songwriter has been performing tunes from her first album, The Dedicated State, since 2008. And she’s come to realize, after doing so many tours and festivals, that there were a lot of personal ballads on that CD. Some, such as Firelight, are about a previous love affair that went wrong. Albert, who’s been happily married for more than three years to another man, admitted it’s kind of funny to revisit those old feelings every time she sings the song. Now that she’s writing for her next album — to be released in the spring — Albert is aiming to be a little less confessional. “I try to draw from other people’s experiences, too. I’d like to keep the line a little blurry, so it’s not all about me. “You don’t want it to be like someone’s reading your diary.” The Edmonton singer/songwriter, who won best emerging artist at the 2008 Canadian Folk Music Awards, will be sharing some of her inspirations at

a songwriter’s circle on Sunday, Oct. 14, at the Davenport Church of Christ in Red Deer. Albert will be performing along with Radio Music Award winner Rob Heath and the quirky, folk/pop duo The Skips. She’s looking forward to opening up about her music, which is consciously

getting happier for her new album. “It’s not exactly rockier, but it’s definitely more upbeat than the last record.” The trend started when Albert recorded two tracks for the compilation album, The Engadine Sessions: Come to the Mountain.

The CD spun out of the Magic in the Meadows festival that’s held each summer in Kananaskis Country. “It was requested that all the songs be positive, with a good vibe.” And that’s carried over to Albert’s latest solo recordings. Even the tune Don’t Want to Say Good-bye, about leaving her husband to go on tour, is pretty upbeat, said Albert — so is Something Magnificent, about appreciating the little things “and not walking around with a pouty face.” The singer just turned 30 and is feeling “great” about the landmark birthday — despite comments she recently heard at a party. “I was in this deep conversation with a gentleman who must have thought I was about 22. . . . He went on to say that once you hit 30 in the music business, it’s all over.” Albert doesn’t know if the guy’s ever heard of the Rolling Stones or Bob Dylan. “Maybe he was thinking about Britney Spears.” Tickets for the 7:30 p.m. show at 68 Donlevy Ave. are $10 at the door.

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Hotspurs a pride and joy FIFA Soccer 13 Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PC, Wii, 3DS and Vita Genre: Sports Publisher: EA Sports ESRB Rating: E, for Everyone Grade: four stars (out of five) You can pick from whichever La Liga, English Premier League or Major League Soccer squad you fancy, but the Tottenham Hotspurs will always be my pride and joy in both real life and in FIFA Soccer 13, the latest entry in EA Sports’ long domination of soccer video games. Beyond some updates to the menu system and few gameplay tweaks, not much appears different from last year’s edition, but when you are killing it on a yearly basis like EA is, I guess the mark of success becomes how close to perfection one can get. Most of the game’s modes return unchanged from last year, which is acceptable but a tad disappointing, seeing that not one of them was 100 per cent. Gamers will see a different pitch, where the improved physics engine from FIFA Soccer 12 creates the most naturalflowing game of soccer you’ll likely ever play (that is, until next year’s release, I suppose). Granted, this makes scoring lots of amazinglooking goals rather easy, which is fine when playing against friends, but in serious online leagues creates havoc and veers awfully close to arcade


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Resident Evil 6 Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PC Genre: Action Publisher: Capcom ESRB Rating: M, for Mature Grade: two stars

Capcom’s new release, Resident Evil 6, is rated M, for Mature. EA Sports’ new release, FIFA Soccer 13, is rated E, for Everyone.

Since the dawn of this column, I’ve talked about how my buddy Luke welcomes the arrival of another Resident Evil game like some people celebrate a child’s birth. I was a hard-core Nintendo guy until he showed me the famous “dogs jumping through the window” scene. I knew then that gaming was way more awesome than just Mario collecting coins. In this release, all the pieces of the puzzle are present to create a thrill-

ing Resident Evil adventure, but instead of nicely interlocking, they are jammed together, creating a game that lacks cohesion. Simply put, everything takes too long in this game. I’ve never complained about a game creating a cinematic atmosphere, and RE6 does this amazingly well, but the action gets interrupted by cutscenes way too often. I’m not a huge fan of quick-time button sequences, and I can’t recall a recent game that more times than not

rips the outcome from your hands and places it in the controls of a quick-time sequence. RE6 strings together long stretches of cutscenes, quick-time events and passive action that leaves you rarely feeling like you are playing the game so much as just watching it all pass by. And the game, sadly, doesn’t invoke the moments of true “fight or flight” terror that previous editions did. Longtime fans will have reason to dive head-first into the gory muck to see how it un-

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Victor’s doting parents (Short and O’Hara) wish he was as good at making friends as he is at science. Perhaps morose next-door neighbour Elsa Van Helsing (Winona Ryder) could fit the bill. But she’s too busy avoiding her blowhard uncle, the town’s bombastic mayor (Short, again). You can easily lose yourself in a game of Name That Classic as the story unfolds, with nods to everything from Frankenstein to Gremlins, The Fly and Godzilla’s nemesis Gamera, with some Sea Monkeys thrown in. High-concept and stylish, Frankenweenie is a playlist of films and characters from Burton’s movieloving childhood. There’s a Valentine to his hero, Vincent Prince, with creepy teacher Mr. Rzykruski (voiced by Martin Landau). As much a parody as genre love-in, the laughs come frequently. Parents shouldn’t worry too much about how kids will react to the scene where Sparky meets car and heads to the big fire hydrant in the sky. Victor’s grief and Sparky’s loss are handled with tact and care for young feelings. It’s the scary scenes at the climax, including a shrieking horror hybrid bat-cat, that will likely cause knocking knees. Victor’s work on the patch job required to get Sparky ready for the ultimate science experiment creates a lovable hound who can still turn the head of the poufy poodle next door, the perpetually nervous Persephone. Sparky isn’t the only thing stitched together from spare parts. The story gets its extra layers from a long list of movie sources to set the action during the run-up to the school science fair where Victor’s rivals, led by boy genius Toshiaki, are inspired to try to replicate the experiment when they find out Sparky is back among the living. They’re unsure how Victor did it but figure it has something to do RDC Theatre and with Sparky’s recently RE/MAX central alberta present acquired neck bolts and New Holland’s propensity for lightning strikes. Maybe that rickety old mill on the hill has something to do with the lavish lightning, one kid observes, which is sure to set Frankenstein fans to grinning. The story occasionally lumbers along stifflegged like Mary Shelley’s monster, and the sly winks to other films are sometimes a tad too twee but Burton has earned the right to make a personal film. Frankenweenie has his signature on every frame. After all, who can blame Burton for clasping his hands and crying “It’s alive!” to see his beloved 1984 creature rise from the cinematic grave?









LUANN Saturday, October 6 ● 1993 Clayoquot Sound, BC — Clayoquot Sound environmental activists close down their anti-logging protest camp on Vancouver Island for the winter. There were over 700 people arrested during three months of demonstrations. ● 1988 Washington, D.C. — Nine Canadians victimized by CIA brainwashing experiments at McGill University in the 1950’s

reach an out-of-court settlement, sharing a $750,000 award. ● 1973 Edmonton, Alberta — Alberta raises royalties on gas and oil production which was based on wellhead prices. ● 1950 Edmonton, Alberta — Alberta Premier Ernest Manning officially opens the Edmonton-Regina section of the Trans Canada Pipeline. It was Canada’s first major oil pipeline and continued to be built into Ontario. ● 1922 Haileybury, Ontario — Great Haileybury fire kills 41 people and leaves 10,000 homeless.





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Are there too many golf courses?

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LOCAL JOBLESS RATE DIPPED SLIGHTLY IN SEPTEMBER The unemployment rate for the Red Deer region moved slightly lower in September, slipping to 4.8 per cent from 4.9 per cent in August. That compares with a seasonally adjusted provincial average of 4.4 per cent, which was unchanged from August. A year ago, the local jobless rate was 5.2 per cent. Among Alberta’s eight regions, BanffJasper-Rocky Mountain House had the lowest unemployment rate last month, at 2.8 per cent. Camrose-Drumheller was next at 3.6 per cent, Athabasca-Grande Prairie came in at 4.3 per cent, the Edmonton region was 4.5 per cent, LethbridgeMedicine Hat tied with Red Deer at 4.8 per cent, Wood Buffalo-Cold Lake was 4.9 per cent and the Calgary region was 5.1 per cent. Alberta continues to have the lowest unemployment rate among the provinces. The national figure was 7.4 per cent, up 0.1 percentage points from August. Alberta’s labour force increased by 2,400 people from August to September, and employment in the province jumped by 2,100. Over the past year, employment in Alberta has grown by 37,400, which accounted for 21.4 per cent of Canada’s employment growth during that period.

HBC TO LAY OFF 210 TORONTO EMPLOYEES TORONTO — Canadian retailing giant Hudson’s Bay Co. is laying off 210 employees in Toronto as the company moves its information services department to the United States. HBC says it will transfer 130 jobs from the Canadian information services department to an office in St. Louis, Missouri. Another 80 jobs will be eliminated. The layoffs come on top of the thousands of Zellers employees who will lose their jobs at the company as it shutters the majority of its stores, many which will convert to Target stores. Target purchased the leasehold interests of 189 sites currently operated by Zellers Inc. and it says about $10 million to $11 million will be invested to remodel each facility.

As the golf season winds down maintenance workers find the time to do some of the work on the course that can not be done during the busy summer golfing season. Al Robichaud and Glen Nyhus and other maintenance staff at Alberta Springs took advantage of a cool day this week to remove several poplar trees on the course that have reached the end of their life cycle.

SOME PEOPLE IN THE INDUSTRY BELIEVE THE REGION IS OVERSATURATED BY HARLEY RICHARDS ADVOCATE BUSINESS EDITOR Every community may want a golf course, but can they support one? The Advocate’s 2012 golf guide listed 36 clubs in Central Alberta — spread from Wetaskiwin to Olds and Stettler to Rocky Mountain House. The tally has decreased since the guide was published in April, with Eckville’s Fairways at Last Hill Golf and Country Club falling by the wayside this spring and Pheasantback Golf and Country Club coming under a receiver’s padlock last month. Some believe the number is still too

high. “I think we have too many golf courses in our region, I really do,” said Lesley McMahon, manager of Balmoral Golf Club. Blair Felesky, general manager at Pine Hills Golf Club, agrees. “I think there’s going to be a consolidation taking place over the next few years,” he said. “I think there will be fewer courses built down the road, I think you probably will see some courses change their business model, and you probably will see some close.” Such an outlook might have seemed overly pessimistic prior to the economic downturn, when there was lots of money for golf and other recreational pursuits. But golf course operators now realize how dependent their businesses are on discretionary spending. “I wouldn’t have said five years ago that there are too many courses in Central Alberta,” said Dave Clark, general manager

of the Lacombe Golf and Country Club. Now he’s not so sure. “The industry is huge, but it exists on disposable income.” Some course are probably at greater risk than others. Those close to Red Deer — like River Bend Golf Club, Balmoral and Alberta Springs Golf Resort — can count on a predictable stream of urban players; as the distance from the city increases, the flow diminishes. “The courses on the outer fringe are going to go first,” predicted Ryan Vold, director of golf at Wolf Creek Golf Resort. Todd Jurak, head pro and director of golf at Sylvan Lake Golf and Country Club, said rural courses have to work harder to survive. “It’s more challenging, because you have to create ways to get those customers to your doorstep.”

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Canada, U.S. report strong job gains BY JULIAN BELTRAME THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA — Canada’s domestic economy turned in one of the strongest job creation months of the year in September, adding an eye-popping 52,100 new jobs that was five times more than economists expected. But it was the labour data south of the border, which suggest the U.S. recovery is finally underway, that demanded the attention of economists and markets. The U.S. Labor department said Friday morning that 114,000 new jobs were created in September, More importantly, it revised upwards its data for July and August — adding 86,000 jobs to those two months. For the three months, job creation averaged 146,000 and took the unemployment rate to 7.8 per cent, the lowest in four years. The Canadian dollar jumped more than half a cent on the news to 102.62 cents US,

and markets were solidly up in morning trading in both Toronto and New York before backing off later in the day. “I think (the U.S.) is the bigger news today, even for Canada,” said Bank of Montreal deputy chief economist Doug Porter. “This is exactly what the Canadian economy needs right now because the consumer is close to being tapped out, housing doesn’t have any more room to grow, the government sector is cutting back (and) business are understandably cautious. So what we really need now is exports and exports need the U.S. economy to get going.” Some supporters of Republican challenger Mitt Romney suggested a conspiracy inside the Labor Department to save U.S. President Barack Obama was afoot, but CIBC chief economist Avery Shenfeld says if the data was pumped up, something less sinister may be involved. “The ... survey, like Canada’s monthly survey, is notorious for producing fleeting

outliers, albeit not this large,” he said. “Based on grossing up the results of a monthly sample of Americans, and comparing it to the prior month’s sample, the resulting count is not nearly as reliable as the payrolls report,” he said. In another promising signal, the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants’ third-quarter survey found that 46 per cent of senior executives expect the number of employees at their companies to increase in the next year. That’s up slightly from 41 per cent in the second-quarter survey. Finance Minister Jim Flaherty’s office issued a statement that he was “encouraged” by the latest Canadian gains, noting that they bring to 820,000 the number of new jobs added since July 2009, when the economy started to recover from recession. Flaherty said it was the best job creation record in the G7.

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Hot weather hard Ottawa misses fiscal target by $1.3B, deficits continue to decline on crops; yields BY THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA — Ottawa’s financial position isn’t quite as sound as previously thought, with the government reporting Friday it missed its deficit target for the just completed fiscal year by $1.3 billion. The Finance Department’s final accounting on the 2011-12 year shows the federal deficit will officially be recorded at $26.2 billion, above the $24.9 billion estimate of last March’s budget. But in a statement, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty put a positive spin on the numbers. He noted the government continues to make steady progress from the previous year’s $33.4-billion deficit, and the even higher $55.6-billion shortfall of 2009-10 — an all-time high. “This positive performance is encouraging and reflects Canada’s sound economic and fiscal fundamentals,” he said in a news release. The minister points out that program spending fell 0.6 percentage points as a share of the economy in the year — an indication austerity measures are taking a bite out of expenditures, and that at 33.8 per cent of gross domestic product, the national debt is by far the lowest in the G7. The government will indicate whether it expects to meet this year’s $21.1-billion deficit target in a few weeks with the release of the fall update, but Flaherty cautioned there remain very real risks to the economy. “The global economic environment is still fragile and uncertain, and recent eco-


nomic developments suggest that there are downside risks to the fiscal outlook contained in the economic action plan 2012,” he said. The government got some good news Friday, with Statistics Canada reporting 52,000 new jobs were added in September. The fiscal reports for the first four months of the current fiscal year have also been surprisingly strong given the soft conditions and, until last month, weak jobs growth. Ottawa has so far posted a deficit of $3 billion in the first third of the year, well on pace to meet that annual target. Economists say it is not unusual for the government’s final results to differ from the monthly numbers, or even the budget estimates. For the year, the government said revenues increased $8.1 billion, or 3.4 per cent, while program expenses rose only by about $800 million, or 0.3 per cent.

mostly average BY ADVOCATE STAFF

A crop condition report issued on Friday by Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development said lower-than-expected yields may have been the result of hot summer weather. The report, which was prepared by Agriculture Financial Services Corp. with input from Alberta Agriculture and the Alberta Association of Agricultural Fieldmen, said yields have been average to slightly above average, despite high expectations prior to harvest. In Central Alberta, yields have been only five to 10 per cent above the fiveyear average. “It appears that the hot weather of July and August caused significantly more damage than what was originally anticipated, possibly due to crops being shallow-rooted,” said the report, which was written by James Wright, a risk analyst with AFSC. The report indicated that Alberta’s 2012 harvest was nearly complete as of Oct. 2, with 96 per cent of crops in the bin. In the case of Central Alberta the figure was 95 per cent, with harvest virtually complete in the east and middle part of the region, but about 10 per cent remaining to the west. Overall quality was rated as good, with 94 per cent of hard red spring wheat and 99 per cent of durum in the top three grades.

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C8 RED DEER ADVOCATE Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012



COMPANIES OF LOCAL INTEREST Friday’s stock prices supplied by RBC Dominion Securities of Red Deer. For information call 341-8883.

Halliburton Co. . . . . . . . . 33.42 High Arctic . . . . . . . . . . . 1.840 Husky Energy . . . . . . . . . 27.19 Imperial Oil . . . . . . . . . . . 45.13 IROC Services . . . . . . . . . 2.44 Nexen Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . 24.97 Pengrowth Energy . . . . . . 6.40 Penn West Energy . . . . . 13.22 Pinecrest Energy Inc. . . . . 1.70 Precision Drilling Corp . . . 7.63 Suncor Energy . . . . . . . . 33.00 Talisman Energy . . . . . . . 12.89 Trican Ltd.. . . . . . . . . . . . 13.32 Trinidad Energy . . . . . . . . 7.02 Vermilion Energy . . . . . . 45.85

Diversified and Industrials Agrium Inc. . . . . . . . . . . 102.20 ATCO Ltd.. . . . . . . . . . . . 75.17 BCE Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43.73 Bombardier . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.83 Brookfield . . . . . . . . . . . . 33.15 Cdn. National Railway . . 88.26 Cdn. Pacific Railway. . . . 86.98 Cdn. Satellite . . . . . . . . . . 4.30 Cdn. Utilities . . . . . . . . . . 68.25 Capital Power Corp . . . . 21.55 Cervus Equipment Corp 19.95 Dow Chemical . . . . . . . . 29.20 Enbridge Inc. . . . . . . . . . 40.29 Finning Intl. Inc. . . . . . . . 24.10 Fortis Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . 33.67 General Motors Co. . . . . 24.80 Parkland Fuel Corp. . . . . 16.90 Research in Motion. . . . . . 8.06 SNC Lavalin Group. . . . . 38.25 Stantec Inc. . . . . . . . . . . 34.63 Telus Corp. . . . . . . . . . . . 63.42 Transalta Corp.. . . . . . . . 15.39 Transcanada. . . . . . . . . . 45.29 Consumer Brick . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.58 Canadian Tire . . . . . . . . . 71.09 Gamehost . . . . . . . . . . . . 12.60 Loblaw Ltd. . . . . . . . . . . . 34.00 Maple Leaf Foods. . . . . . 11.02 Rona Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . 11.18

Shoppers . . . . . . . . . . . . 41.08 Tim Hortons . . . . . . . . . . 51.33 Wal-Mart . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75.13 WestJet Airlines . . . . . . . 17.80

Energy Arc Energy . . . . . . . . . . . 24.26 Badger Daylighting Ltd. . 29.18 Baker Hughes. . . . . . . . . 43.49 Bonavista . . . . . . . . . . . . 18.17 Bonterra Energy . . . . . . . 43.47 Cdn. Nat. Res. . . . . . . . . 30.22 Cdn. Oil Sands Ltd. . . . . 20.62 Canyon Services Group. 12.06 Cenovous Energy Inc. . . 34.42 CWC Well Services . . . . 0.690 Encana Corp. . . . . . . . . . 21.27 Essential Energy. . . . . . . . 2.49 Exxon Mobil . . . . . . . . . . 92.55

Financials Bank of Montreal . . . . . . 59.08 Bank of N.S. . . . . . . . . . . 54.06 CIBC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77.27 Cdn. Western . . . . . . . . . 29.89 Carefusion . . . . . . . . . . . 28.61 Great West Life. . . . . . . . 22.47 IGM Financial . . . . . . . . . 38.23 Intact Financial Corp. . . . 60.07 Manulife Corp. . . . . . . . . 12.32 National Bank . . . . . . . . . 74.62 Rifco Inc.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.25 Royal Bank . . . . . . . . . . . 57.43 Sun Life Fin. Inc.. . . . . . . 23.86 TD Bank . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82.05

MARKETS CLOSE TORONTO — The Toronto stock market closed lower on Friday as commodities weakened and the shine wore off jobs reports from both the U.S. and Canada. The S&P/TSX composite index dropped 28.69 points to 12,418.99 — up 0.8 per cent from where it closed last Friday. The TSX Venture Exchange was

up 4.13 points at 1,344.98. Stocks lost the momentum that was built up in the morning, particularly on Wall Street, after the U.S. government reported that the country’s unemployment rate fell below eight per cent for the first time since January 2009, while hiring increased to 114,000 jobs in September. The Canadian dollar rose 0.17 of a cent to 102.16 cents

US, adding slightly to a gain of more than seven-tenths of a cent earlier in the day. In Canada, the jobs data was mixed with the unemployment rate rising one-tenth of a point to 7.4 per cent in September even as the economy added 52,100 jobs — five times the number expected. The report was well received by many economists given the



Canadian-owned firm donates $1M to Romeny SuperPAC WASHINGTON — A Canadian-owned company is raising eyebrows south of the border after federal election filings revealed it recently contributed $1


GOLF: Many factors A course typically needs a population base of about 8,000 people to sustain it, said Jurak. That formula would suggest that Sylvan Lake is over-served by local golf courses, but the resort community is an anomaly because of its tourist trade and commuter ties to Red Deer, said Jurak. Proximity to a busy road like Hwy 2 can also provide a golf course with a financial lifeline. It’s helped Lacombe, said Clark, and even River Bend benefits from its highway connections to out-of-town players. “We have a potential golfing market of some 750,000 people within a 90-minute drive of us in either direction,” pointed out Andrew Gilchrist, River Bend’s general manager. When it comes to tapping into the huge reservoir of golfers in Edmonton and Calgary, Wolf Creek stands alone among Central Alberta’s courses. “Eighty per cent of my golf comes from Edmonton or Calgary,” said Vold. “Only 15 per cent comes from the Red Deer region.” Wolf Creek can routinely be found on national golf course rankings, including SCOREGolf magazine’s 2012 listing of the top 100 tracks in Canada — in which it grabbed the number 17 spot. “We hang around the 16 and 22 mark,” said Vold. The publicity attracts some players, he confirmed. That’s good for business, although some visitors are surprised to see a rough, links-style course instead of a sea of manicured grass from tee to green. “We’re a different style golf course, and it’s not everybody’s cup of tea.”

FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS TORONTO — Highlights at the close of Friday world financial market trading. Stocks: S&P/TSX Composite Index — 12,418.99 down 28.69 points TSX Venture Exchange — 1,344.98 up 4.13 points TSX 60 — 709.10 down 2.02 points Dow — 13,610.15 up 34.79 points S&P 500 — 1,460.93 down 0.47 point Nasdaq — 3,136.19 down 13.27 points Currencies at close: Cdn — 102.16 cents US, up 0.17 of a cent Pound — C$1.5790, down 0.85 of a cent

Euro — C$1.2754, down 0.09 of a cent Euro — US$1.3029, up 0.12 of a cent Oil futures: US$89.88 per barrel, down $1.83 (November contract) Gold Futures: US$1,780.80 per oz., down $15.70 (December contract) Canadian Fine Silver Handy and Harman: $35.19 per oz., down $0.587 $1,131.36 per kg., down $18.87 ICE FUTURES CANADA WINNIPEG — Closing prices: Canola: Nov.’12 $3.00 higher $609.50; Jan ’13 $3.70 higher $608.20; March ’13 $3.40 higher $604.10; May ’13 $1.50 higher $594.20; July ’13 $0.10 lower $585.00; Nov. ’13 $1.90 higher $533.50; Jan. ’14 $1.90 higher $535.70; March ’14 $2.00 higher $535.80; May ’14 $2.00 higher $535.80; July ’14 $2.00 higher $535.80; Nov. ’14 $2.00 higher $535.80. Barley (Western): Oct. ’12 unchanged $245.00; Dec. ’12 unchanged $250.00; March ’13 unchanged $253.00; May ’13 unchanged $254.00; July ’13 unchanged $254.50; Oct. ’13 unchanged $254.50; Dec ’13 unchanged $254.50; March ’14 unchanged $254.50; May ’14 unchanged $254.50; July ’14 unchanged $254.50; Oct. ’14 unchanged $254.50. Friday’s estimated volume of trade: 377,700 tonnes of canola; 0 tonnes of barley (Western Barley) Total: 377,700.

million to Mitt Romney’s political action committee, a donation that has set off alarm bells amid the evermurky waters of American campaign law. OdysseyRe is a subsidiary of Toronto-based insurance giant Fairfax Financial Holdings (TSX:FFH). The company, headed by Indian-born CEO Prem Watsa, had total assets of $31.7 billion at the end of 2010, and employs more than 8,000 people worldwide. The U.S. Supreme Court’s controversial Citizens United ruling allows American corporations to make contributions to so-called SuperPACs, while banning foreign-owned companies from doing so. But there remains confusion about whether the 2010 ruling also applies to foreign-owned U.S. subsidiaries.

Fairfax says it doesn’t, and that it’s broken no laws. The decision to donate the money in August to Romney’s Restore Our Future SuperPAC, a company official added Friday, was made by a sub-committee of the company’s board of directors comprised entirely of U.S. citizens. “We had no role; the U.S. company is in fact our largest company, and they had business reasons for doing it, but we played no role at all,” Paul Rivett, Fairfax’s vice-president of operations, said from Toronto. Peter Lovell, counsel general for OdysseyRe, said “neither our parent company nor any other foreign nationals were part of the decision-making process to contribute to the SuperPAC.”

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were up so solidly,” he said. Still, the pop in new jobs was unexpected given that most economic indicators of the past few months have presented a picture of a domestic economy struggling to maintain momentum amid a general slowdown around the world, particularly the United States, Europe and China. September’s increase brought the number of jobs created since last September to 175,000. The report was even stronger than August’s 34,000 jobs increase, which were all part-time. Last month, the vast majority of new jobs were full-time and all in the private sector, although roughly two-thirds were in the self-employment category — jobs that economists say are often lowerpaying and less productive. Statistics Canada said most of the new jobs were taken by workers in the core 25-54 age group, and mostly by men in the first notable increase in employment among men since March of last year. “With this increase, the employment level for core-aged men is back to its pre-recession peak of October 2008,” the agency said, although the rate of employment remains slightly below that of four years ago.

The gain in Canada was the third biggest of the year and surprised the experts, which had expected a pickup of just 10,000 jobs. But the gain wasn’t enough to put a dent in the unemployment rate, which edged up one-tenth of a point to 7.4 per cent. That’s because while thousands of Canadians found work in September, even more — 72,600 — joined the labour force. Economist Erin Weir of the Progressive Economics Forum said the jump in Canadians entering the workforce suggests many “are still waiting in the wings” for prospects to improve. Economists also pointed out that the details were not as strong as the headline suggests, including the fact that two-thirds of the new jobs where in the selfemployment category. Scotiabank’s Derek Holt noted that aggregate hours worked actually declined 0.3 per cent despite there being more people working. “It’s hours worked that get people paid so this is a significant dent against the headline. It’s not clear to me how this happened if headline and full-time jobs


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About 80 per cent of the barley was expected to grade 1 Canada Western or higher, and 70 per cent of field peas to be of food quality. Canola has disappointed, with only about 81 per cent expected to grade No. 1 Canada. In Central Alberta, Murray Cunningham, P. Eng Chief Operating 86 per cent of hard red Officer of Scott Builders Inc. is pleased to spring wheat was exannounce the appointment of Dallas Williams, pected to grade 3 Canada C.E.T. as General Manager of the Red Deer Western or better, but 12 Operation. per cent was anticipated to end up feed grade. In Dallas joined the Company in 2007 and was the case of barley, 81 per instrumental in setting up and successfully cent was expected to hit 1 operating the Special Projects Group, which has Canada Western or better, and 65 per cent of field become such a major contributor to Red Deer peas were anticipated to operations and the Company in general. He be food quality. earned his honors diploma in Civil Engineering As in the rest of the Technology from NAIT in 2003 and is currently province, canola has working towards his Canadian Construction graded low due to green Dallas Williams Association Gold Seal Certification. seed. Only 71 per cent was 1-Canada. Dallas is a member of the Downtown Rotary Club, Scott’s Community Giving The report indicated that moisture is a concern, Committee and is a minor hockey coach in Delburne. with surface moisture ratScott was formed in 1971 and is an Employee Owned, full service Construction ed poor or fair in 65 per firm operating in the Commercial, Industrial and Institutional markets. With cent of the province and Branch operations in Calgary, Edmonton and Milton, ON, the Red Deer based in 67.4 per cent of Central firm ranks in the Top 50 Contractors in Canada. Alberta. Sub-soil moisture was better, with 44.6 per cent of the province rated poor or fair (31.8 per cent in Central Alberta), and 54.8 good or excellent (67.3 per cent in Central Alberta).


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A warm welcome at Grand Cayman NOT JUST THE CLIMATE, THE PEOPLE ARE FRIENDLY TOO Ah, the fickle hand of Mother Nature. One minute, on her climatic whim, we’re draped across a patio; denim shorted, retro Adidas T-shirted and with Gucci flip flops dangling from tanned pedicured toes. But of course summer, North American style, is ebbing; weather, as you know, changes on a dime. Aye, it’s getting significantly cooler on Canadian shores. As it is in Great Britain. Scribing today’s manifesto, we’re holed up in our COLIN & London pied-aJUSTIN terre, heating cranked to full tilt. Earlier this morning, however, seduced by bright skies and al fresco lattes, we braved a Knightsbridge patio until, chilled to the bone, we fled indoors where a gamine waitress, hair piled high like Amy Winehouse and eyes painted Dusty Springfield style, seemed incredulous we’d even attempted an outdoor act. “That’ll be the Scottish gene,” we chirped in unison, “with some Canadian tolerance slung in for good measure. Aye, we’ve become thoroughly accustomed to colder climes.” If you prefer dreaming of warmer climes, you’ll enjoy today’s glossy maison, a modern vision upon which we stumbled while vacationing on Grand Cayman earlier this year. Keen, since then, to showcase the house, we decided to wait until Canadian mercury dipped before throwing open its doors. And now we’re ready; slip on your bikini, pour yourself a rum cocktail and prepare for a spot of international property porn! The moment we arrive, Cheryl and Don Seymour usher us into their living room, an atmospheric space with dark wood cabinetry and almond painted walls. Chattering about their home’s fiveyear build, Caymanian Don, founder of DMS Offshore Investment Services, and Cheryl — who hails from Union Bay on Vancouver Island — enthuse about Cayman’s social undercurrent. “Our home,” explains Don, “is perfect for large gatherings. “We love entertaining and adore the



Above: Outside of Cheryl and Don Seymour’s Grand Cayman home. Below, the open area seen from the kitchen. factor, too. When it’s freezing in Canada we’ll still be on our boat. Which reminds me; if you only do one thing water-related when here, make sure you swim with the stingrays? It’s an experience you’ll never forget. As it happens, we take Don’s advice (shortly after our shoot) and the trip is indeed mind blowing. The rays — some of which have a five-foot wing span — are sufficiently accustomed to being fed by guides that they flock harmlessly around swimmers without fear. We, on the other hand, are mildly disquieted as the deep sea denizens curl their massive fins around our torsos. But hey; it’s all good fun. Still in the dining room, we gaze at the massive chandelier that floats above the table. Specified by Floridian Susan Knight, the visionary charged with pulling the interior together (after Chalmers Gibbs Architects completed the structure), its inclusion received no resistance from the couple:

“I love big statements,” smiles Cheryl, “and anything even a little unusual excites me.” From the dining room, a large portal yields to a dark timber kitchen, a professional chef-worthy zone in which the couple spend much of their time. Both Don and Cheryl are utterly stove savvy and each takes their turn; one day it’ll be a Caribbean specialty like lobster and the next a classic Canadian staple like sticky pork ribs. “We’ve become real foodies,” enthuses Cheryl, “not least because of the annual Cayman Cookout, an event we attend every year.” Based at The Ritz-Carlton, the gathering, it transpires, sees prodigious chef Eric Ripert and a roster of his internationally lauded peers presiding over tastings, demonstrations, tours and dinners, all of which celebrate the barefoot elegance that Cayman so effortlessly delivers.

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indoor/outdoor layout.” Pouring ice-cold water from a large crystal vessel, Cheryl picks up; “That’s just one of the things we enjoy about Cayman; folk are so friendly. I’ve been welcomed as if I was born here.” Smiling broadly and stretching her arm around her husband’s waist she continues. “When guests visit, be they Canadian or American, one of the first things they notice is the local spirit. It makes us fiercely proud.” Similarly proud of their gorgeous abode, our new friends gesture toward the dining area and, as talk of island life continues, so, too, does the home tour. “We’ve several guest rooms and they’re seldom empty, particularly with Canadian family who are always amazed at how easy it is to get here. From Toronto, as you know, it is only three and a half hours and from Vancouver just six.” Picking up his wife’s enthusiastic account, Don adds; “The weather’s a

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The dark timber kitchen, a professional chef-worthy zone, includes hand-built cabinetry by Friedemann Weinhardt of Design First Interiors in Ottawa. Below, the pool area.

Enthusing further about the quality of the kitchen cabinetry, we discover that it was hand-built by Friedemann Weinhardt of Design First Interiors in Ottawa. “Just because I’m far away,” laughs Cheryl, “doesn’t mean I can’t buy Canadian! DFI came on strong recommendation and their work is all about a return to a bygone era.” Pulling open a door to admire dovetailed mitres and a veritable geometric plan of exacting carpentry, we discover perfect order. Everything is neatly “merchandised” with jar after jar of epicurean comestibles suggesting a healthy focus. “We’re both interested in wellbeing and the fact we can walk or cycle everywhere makes that so much easier,” Cheryl explains. “And of course we love to swim.” Ah yes, swimming; who wouldn’t enjoy a dip in the Seymour’s pool? Tiled inky black, it lends a stark, dramatic note to their lushly planted garden. Fashionistas take note, when it comes to swimming pools, blue is so last year. To the side of the pool is a natural waterway and it’s here the family boat is berthed; a super sleek yellow bullet in which James Bond, we’re certain, would be proud to travel. (Note to selves: work even harder in 2013; we could get very used to this level of luxury.) Heading back indoors, we glide across a sea of creamy marble until we reach the second level where six bedrooms, all of which have ensuites, are located. Master bathrooms are dressed on a his and hers basis; Cheryl’s is neutral and muted and attired in soft creamy travertine. Don’s, however, is the very essence of masculinity; charcoal-toned slate attests that this is where Mr. S prepares for the day ahead. Downstairs again, and settled on manicured upholstery, our hosts indulge us by popping the cork on a bottle of chilled rosé. As our taste buds jump to attention, the front door opens and the family nanny arrives, two beautiful wee girls holding her hands. Stella is three and a half and Ava just 16 months but with equal gusto they break free of their affable nanny and fly to the welcoming arms of their parents. “The girls love it here,” explains their doting dad, “and if they’re happy we’re happy.” As the precious pair chuckle, mom adds; “It’s great for them growing up here in such a diverse mix of cultures, but because we get back to B.C. for three months each summer, they enjoy the best of both worlds.” But anyway, Cayman observations aside, where were we? Oh yes; cranking up our heating. And it’s only going to get worse when we arrive in Canada. We oft report a dream “to live where the weather suits our clothes,” but, courtesy of our schedule, we might well go bonkers before that plan materializes. If, come December, you see us leaping about Yonge St. in shorts and flip flops, then you’ll know we’ve finally tipped over the climatic — and somewhat crazy — edge. More from us next week! Colin McAllister and Justin Ryan are the hosts of HGTV’s Colin & Justin’s Home Heist and the authors of Colin & Justin’s Home Heist Style Guide, published by Penguin Group (Canada). Follow them on Twitter @ colinjustin or on Facebook (ColinandJustin). Check out their new product ranges at Contact them through their website


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stincts might prove to be a bit challenging. Try to stay on the safer side. TAURUS (April 20-May 20): You will manifest the need to speak up your mind. Whatever errands Saturday, October 6 you have to run, do so by using your usual tact and CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DATE: Amy Jo diplomacy. Curiosity might stimulate you to conJohnson, 42; Elisabeth Shue, 49; Ellen Travolta, 72 sider new topics, yet remain calm in order to avoid THOUGHT OF THE DAY: Mars moves into the unnecessary restlessness. Sagittarius today, bringing a fervent quality and GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Real estate and determination to speak up for a cause. If it is one wealth issues will be on your mind today. Instincbased on love, it is good. Beliefs can be reconsidtively, you will feel much more at ease focusing ered and made more genuine. It will be a great day, on your safety in the long-run. You won’t mind enjoy! withdrawing from your social circle HAPPY BIRTHDAY: Easy blessso that you can finish your tasks at ings are available. A few well played hand. efforts can reap big rewards. Let a CANCER (June 21-July 22): sense of urgency fuel consistent acYour general responses and reaction. See how the small victories are tions will be directly oriented to your adding up to a big breakthrough. It immediate environment today. You will be a great year, enjoy! are more sensitive with the world out ARIES (March 21-April 19): there and you are predisposed to You’re ready to go the distance, but feeling quite emotional at this time. it’s not only about how far you are You will be inclined to make some willing to go. Direction is as imporchanges to your appearance. tant. After following a path for a while, LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You will you see that there is another way seek privacy, not the spotlight. Your towards your ultimate aims. Slight creative side blossoms behind the changes lead to great success curtains, not on your stage. Accept NADIYA TAURUS (April 20-May 20): the fact that withdrawing from othSHAH Many of us claim to have never ers might actually turn out to be a wanted anything but to be loved, but good idea today. Spend this time at how we define love can be highly a spiritual retreat. personal and even conditional. Your VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Your own expectations have gone through a change. A social awareness and your need to participate in moment today allows you to see that it was always some type of group activity will present itself today. about mutual acceptance. You will want to associate yourself with people that GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Even when we rashare similar points of views and ideas. Choose tionalize them or compartmentalize them, feelings your crowd wisely. have a way of coming forward with a force, insistLIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You will be searching on expression. Your emotions dominate today. ing to restore your inner peace from a certain roThey may not make sense, but they are beautiful. mantic or business relationship. You need to settle Trust them. for a compromise by recognizing your pain, which CANCER (June 21-July 22): Going on all cylis stemming from a certain rooted fear or habit you inders can only carry on for so long. The natural could not disclose. Tap into your awareness and polarity to high activity is rest. It is what you need your intuition. now. Regardless of the deadlines and strain that SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Your need for seem so pressing, they will be there for another spiritual growth and freedom is heightened right time. Take time to slow down. now. Cultivate new philosophies or a new knowlLEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You have been atedge. You will want to explore and acquire experitempting to approach a goal straight on. That stratences that were usually out of your reach. egy has not worked. Now, another angle becomes SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): The desire visible. This is cause for celebration. Don’t lament to experience something deeper and more meanthe work of the past. Your newfound advantage will ingful will manifest itself today. You are not afraid improve your experience. to commit into any complex discussions or serious VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You feel yourself relationships. Anything superficial will not be acshift in an instant as a result of receiving new inforcepted. It has to be the truth. mation. It is surprising, relieving, and yet obvious CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Cooperation at once, bringing closure and the promise of a new and understanding will be your motto today. You start. It is a process of the heart that alters your acknowledge the fact that you will go nowhere uncourse and therefore, your destiny. less you exercise a good portion of sensitivity and LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): It is a positively diplomacy. Do accept though that adversity will extraordinary time. A shift is in store, and when it cause some discomfort or challenge you somehow. comes, you feel yourself taking life with the gentleAQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): You will feel like ness it deserves. A conversation with a dearly held cleaning and organizing today. Be it around your associate or partner raises your hopes of an enhouse or at your office, you won’t mind a bit of rouchanted future together. tine as long as it keeps you busy. If certain details SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): You feel mighty are not performed to your liking, do not let it affect and strong. However, the caution is the importance your overall mood as you are predisposed to a bit of humility. Your opinions have become strong lateof nervousness. ly. It’s wonderful to gain clarity of what you believe, PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): You exude confibut even that is in flux and changes with new infordence in your self-expression. Being noticed on the mation. 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However, it is making quite a challenging aspect AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): You may ap- to the Sun in Libra. Our emotional and individual pear to veer off course to others, but your actions needs might not be met and we will encounter ego make perfect sense when seen from the perspective of your heart. Don’t worry about a miscalculation or misstep. All of life’s events are for your learning. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): You have a dream, a vision, a mental picture. That’s exactly the place where it may get stuck. There is a need to not get lost in the fantastical now, but instead find a ground on which to stand. It starts by creating a tangible plan to follow.


Sunday, October 7 CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DATE: Shawn Ashmore, 33; Toni Braxton, 46; Simon Cowell, 53 THOUGHT OF THE DAY: The Moon in Cancer forms a pleasant aspect with Venus, the planet of love. This combo likes to make agreements, see eye-to-eye and simply be friendly to each other. HAPPY BIRTHDAY: For most of the year, you will work behind closed doors in order to analyze and re-evaluate your needs to better your wellbeing. This year you will be comfortable keeping a low profile and think of your basic needs in life. Someone influential within your family will offer you a proposition which will make you undergo certain fundamental changes. ARIES (March 21-April 19): A lack of direction in life might make you feel a bit disoriented. Try to avoid making rash decisions and jumping to conclusions as your usual confidence won’t be at its best today. Trusting your own in-

differences. Assemble thoughtful compromises today. HAPPY BIRTHDAY: The upcoming year you will consider long term planning concerning your welfare and perhaps relating to some real estate. Try to remain as practical and as logical as possible. Evaluate the situation from an objective point of view. ARIES (March 21-April 19): You will have a strong need to stay introverted and private. The concept of emotional security will preoccupy your mind. Changes related to a home may be necessary at this time or a certain close female might require more attention from you today. Stay close to your roots. TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Instead of comparing yourself to others today, take a deeper look within your true self. Cultivate your inner splendour and acknowledge the fact that beauty is more than skin deep. Harmony should be restored once you have learned self-acceptance. GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Do believe that the mind has tremendous powers to heal the mind and soul. Today you will feel a deep rooted wound being repaired. Words will work like medicine today. Harmony and sensitivity can be achieved by speaking the right spiritual language. CANCER (June 21-July 22): Your needs and wants might encounter an imbalance today. You might feel slightly out of sync believing as though others are not giving you the kind of support you’re looking for. A certain resistance or lack of cooperation might present itself from a male relative. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Use this time to collect information and do research on a business or venture that’s been sitting on your mind for some time now. Absorb all details and do your homework properly. Your intuition is highly charged. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): This is one of those days where a good conversation with a loved one may feel quite nurturing. Sharing and confiding no longer can seem to be such a burden. Choosing to






speak from the heart and weighting words carefully will get you the results you were longing for. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Structure and control is what will reassure you into proving that you are okay where you stand. The need for approval and recognition from others will be expected from you. Put on your best suited attitude as important figures are likely to observe you closer today. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Provoking will not turn out to be the appropriate solution to breaking your boredom. Watch what you say and control your temper as power struggles are possible today. Better results are likely by simply going out for a jog in a new unexplored territory. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You’ll be singing a happy tune today! Great opportunities and advancements will stem from a circle of friends or a group of activities. They will be sending good vibes on your way. A positive outlook relating to your hopes and dreams will arise within you. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Keep a low profile and try to avoid any type of confrontation today. Maintain your cool side and control your impulses. Do not believe that everyone is against you. You have much more to gain in the end as opportunity for advancement might come from resourceful connections. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Particular skills and networks that you’d like to see develop further seem to not expand themselves as you had hoped. They prove to be quite challenging. Luckily, your drive force and stamina will contribute to moving forward any hopes or dreams you held until now. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Your dreams have a promising feel to it and they prove to foster constructive efforts. You maintain a good harmony between your idealistic and realistic plans. Nadiya Shah is a consulting astrologer, syndicated sun sign columnist and holds a master’s degree in the Cultural Study of Cosmology and Divination, from the University of Kent, U.K. Her column appears daily in the Advocate.














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we put the money back into my parents’ bank account. I’m probably not the first child who has found a hidden treasure in a book or tucked away with the clothes. Tell your readers to be sure to take the time to do a thorough search. — Learned Something Valuable Dear Learned: You’ve told them, and we are certain they will be paying closer attention now. Found money is always a delightful discovery. Dear Annie: This is in response to “Young Empty Nester,” who said she phones former mom friends for lunch or conversation, but no one returns her calls. She might need to examine her own personality traits. I had three friends whom I rarely called back. One has mastered the art of eating, breathing and talking simultaneously. One cried and talked about her latest illness. And the other dominated every minute of every conversation lamenting her three-year-old divorce. There comes a time when you must pursue more positive acquaintances. Those whose worlds revolve entirely around themselves are draining and have to be cut loose. — Maine Coast Annie’s Mailbox is written by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar, longtime editors of the Ann Landers column. Please email your questions to anniesmailbox@

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61 Camera part 63 Last decade of a century 64 Ventilators 67 Birthday figures 68 Holiday spot 69 Grieving ceremony 71 Standards of perfection 72 Teepee or yurt 73 Swimming venues 74 Captain’s journal 76 Cares for 77 Nfld. realist painter 78 Earnings 79 It’s made into steel 80 No longer functioning 81 Walkers 83 Got up 84 It may be doctored 87 Tint 88 Atlantic fish 90 Dine

62 Burden 63 Nostrils 64 It catches flies and hops 65 Drink cooler 66 Small hotel 67 Had a target 68 “You don’t ___!” 69 Frondy plant 70 Created a new look 72 Number of provinces in Canada 73 Positive features 75 Sask.’s provincial animal: white-tailed ___ 76 It’s used to stir 78 Greatest in width 81 Marshes 82 Cable network 85 Neighbourhood 86 Like some twins 89 Lasso 91 Puck in the net 92 Looked at 93 Polka ___ 94 Populous continent 95 Finales 96 Gels 97 Toronto summer time 98 Gave a loan DOWN 1 Parcel of land 2 Eye part 3 Humid 4 Child’s footed pyjama 5 Lawn 6 Behave 7 Canadian “Star Trek” actor 8 Paul of “Due South”





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2950 Bremner Ave. Red Deer, AB T4R 1M9 Obituaries

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BERG Glenn Ervine Glenn Ervine Berg passed away September 29, 2012 of natural causes at the age of 54 years. Glenn was born on August 12, 1958 in Red Deer, Alberta. His hobbies were camping and fishing. He also thoroughly enjoyed the outdoors. He worked at Tri-Energy Services for numerous years on gas plant turn-arounds, H&C Construction and other Oil Field Construction companies. Glenn will be sadly missed but forever remembered by his family. Glenn leaves to mourn his loss his brothers; Rick of Crossfield, Alberta, Dale (Della) of Red Deer, Alberta, Wayne of Bashaw, Alberta, Allan of Calgary, and Sister, Marie (David Watts) of Lacombe. Glenn is also survived by many aunts, uncles and nieces. Glenn was predeceased by our mother Barb in September 1981 and our dad Ervine in December 2005, and one brother Don in April 2002. If desired memorial donations in Glenn’s honour may be made directly to a charity of the donors choice. Thank you to Tri-Energy for their support Condolences may be forwarded to the family by visiting Arrangements entrusted to EVENTIDE FUNERAL CHAPEL 4820 - 45th Street, Red Deer Phone (403) 347-2222.

STOYBERG Elmer Emil 1935-2012 Elmer passed away peacefully the morning of October 3, 2012 with his family by his side. Elmer is lovingly remembered by his wife of 54 years, Elsey and their children Richard (JoAnne), Darcy (Carol), Sharon, Neil (Tracy). His nine grandchildren Camille (Clay), Kellie (Trevor), Colton, Mitchell, Sean, Carrie, Reid, Zachary, Riley and Dana, two great grandson’s Jesse and Weston. Also John, Fernanda, Ashley, Ainsley, and Adam Clark from Ontario, a very special extended family. Elmer is also survived by his sisters Doris Sorensen, Tova (Dewey) Lodewyk, and a brother Brian (Donna) Stoyberg, numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Elmer’s passion in life was family, music, and especially his purebred simmental cows. How he loved his farm. Elmer was committed to his family and his community, he was also very dedicated County official for many years and served on numerous boards. Elmer was predeceased by his parents Hjalmar and Sigrid Stoyberg and a sister Dagny Johnston. His Family are very grateful to the many dedicated and caring health professionals he encountered during his illness. To everyone, thank you. A Funeral service will be held at the Innisfail Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #104 on Tuesday October 9, 2012 at 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Elmer’s memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Alberta Diabetes Foundation or the charity of choice. HEARTLAND FUNERAL SERVICES LTD, INNISFAIL, entrusted with arrangements. 403-227-0006

In Memoriam ROBERT EUGENE PELLETIER It’s been 4 years since you left us It seems like an eternity Until we meet again.

Love you forever. Anna C. and family.

DEERING Jason and Reagan Deering are proud to announce the arrival of their son Beaudan Ryan 8 lbs. 10 ozs, Sept. 9, 2012. With all our love, your family and friends.


Caregivers/ Aides


SHOTOKAN Karate BABYSITTER for 3 school age kids Mon. - Fri. 11:30 Club W e a r e a n o n - p r o f i t 5:30 w/entertainment allowance, day rate. organization and have 403-896-1697 been teaching Traditional Shotokan Karate for over P/T F. caregiver wanted 20 yrs. We are now taking for F quad. Must have own Registration for. Oct. & vehicle. Call res. Nov. for beginner and ad- 403-348-5456 or 505-7846 vance classes. There are times that run from Mon. to Sat. Call 403-347-0646 website: Clerical


Coming Events


CS & P Technologies

Come Celebrate Fri., Oct. 12th & Sat., Oct. 13th

East 40th Pub

20th Anniversary Featuring the Dean Ray Band Food specials, drink specials & prizes! OCTOBER 5th & 6th Chris Pal & Chrystal Faction Band at the Red Deer Legion. POPLAR RIDGE ANNUAL TURKEY SUPPER Sat. Nov.3 - 5 pm Advance Tickets Only. For Tickets Call Esther 403-346-5983 or Janet 403-346-5629



GOOD DEED REQ’D. Lost on Mon Sept. 24, Q-ray bracelet at Telus store, North parking lot, please call 403-887-5342 LOST hoop earring with g r e e n s t o n e R E WA R D 403-342-4543 LOST: Black & Gray Guess Purse in Costco Parking Lot on Oct. 2. $300 reward. Would very much like to get back the family photo’s. Please call 403-314-9626 MISSING from Rosedale neighborhood Sept. 28th. Small white F. cat. Answers to Polly but is quite deaf & timid. Very short, curly hair & naked belly. Reward offered $100. Please call (403) 304-5998 if you have any info. SET of keys lost in Kin Canyon REWARD 403-588-3514



The position will include many duties and the candidate must be adept at prioritizing tasks.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

CCCSI is hiring sanitation workers for the afternoon and evening shifts. Get paid weekly, $14.22/hr. Call 403-348-8440 or fax 403-348-8463 JANITORS wanted for evening shifts. Fax resume to 403-342-1897 or call 342-1820



Class 1 driving and oilfield exp. an asset. Good phone and computer skills a must. We provide exc. pay and benefits. Reply to Box 1010 c/o Red Deer Advocate 2950 Bremner Ave. Red Deer T4R 1M9


Lancaster Meadows 78 LEWIS CLOSE Garage and moving sale, tools and household items avail. Sat. Oct. 6, 8-5:30 You can sell your guitar for a song... or put it in CLASSIFIEDS and we’ll sell it for you!



Red Deer

Funeral Home, Crematorium & Reception Centre 6150-67 Street


– Honouring Memories – – Celebrating Lives –

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Local Oilfield Company seeking experienced Wireline Toolhand / Salesman.Paid fuel and vehicle allowance. Send resume with expected salary to btopcanada@



Quick Silver Wireline is looking for a

Wireline Assistant

for our Red Deer, AB Location. Preference will be given to those who possess a valid class 1 or 3 driver’s license, have previous slickline experience, and hold current oilfield safety tickets. Please fax resume to 403-309-9686 or email: mail@

LOOKING FOR EXPERIENCED CASED HOLE SUPERVISOR Knowledge of the Lee Specialties system We are a busy and is an asset. Competitive wages & benefits progressive snubbing / live well service company with with an RRSP program an awesome 15 day on and other incentives. and 6 day off shift rotation E-mail: and we are rapidly expanding. We need OILFIELD Equipment Fabricator hiring several Operator Assistants (entry level position) positions and experienced Shop located in Stettler AB OPERATORS. hiring for the following We offer excellent wages, positions: a great benefits package EXPERIENCED: and an awesome working * QC/QA manager/ environment with many inspector for pressure advancement opportuvessels and piping nities. Class 1 or 3 driver’s * PIPEFITTER license and all oilfield * Instrumentation tuber tickets are preferred, but * Skid welder we will train the right * Helper/painter/general individuals for our labor entry level positions. Please fax resumes to THIS IS A LABOUR 403-228-4009 INTENSIVE POSITION TOO MUCH STUFF? Fax resumes to: Let Classifieds 403-347-3075, Attn. Judy. help you sell it. Looking for a place STEAM TRUCK operator to live? req’d. Must have experiTake a tour through the ence and have clean CLASSIFIEDS driver’s abstract, all req’d Buying or Selling tickets and reliable your home? transportation. Fax resume Check out Homes for Sale 403-348-2918 or email in Classifieds



Part-Time Administration Assistant Required Family-owned business in Red Deer is looking for a self-motivated individual, with strong communication skills and a good work ethic. Duties include answering and assisting customers over the phone, daily accounting, and assisting the Management Team with clerical and administrative requirements at multiple locations within Red Deer, for 15-30 hours per week. Must have own transportation. Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment, and experience with Microsoft Excel is an asset. Your advanced people skills and organizational acumen will make you an excellent candidate. Please email resume with references to: Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

IROC Energy Services Partnership is a dynamic, rapidly growing public company focused on addressing the diverse needs of the oil and gas industry. IROC combines cutting-edge technology, state-of-the-art equipment and depth of experience to deliver a product and services offering that is unrivaled in the oil¿eld services business. We have an immediate opening for an individual who enjoys a challenging, fast-paced and team orientated environment.

Key Accountabilities: • Assist supervisor with processing bi-weekly payrolls for hourly employees • Administer the entry of necessary documents for new hires and terminations • Maintain and update payroll information in the Great Plains system • Data entry, ¿ling and processing records of employment • Preparation and distribution of payroll cheques and direct deposits • Respond to inquiries from employees, management and external agencies • Additional duties as required

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FOSTER CARE/PROPRIETOR PROVIDERS NEEDED CHILDREN & ADULTS Parkland Community Living and Supports Society provides a specialized Foster Care/Proprietorship service for children and adults with developmental disabilities. Individuals or couples willing to open up their home have the opportunity to make an incredible difference in the life of an individual.

Experience with youth or young children and/or adults with developmental disabilities and FASD would be ideal. Knowledge of First Nations culture and some related post-secondary education would be an asset. Individual must have a private room, be in a non-smoking environment, and play in a fenced yard. Driver’s license and transportation are required. Full time Foster Care/Proprietorship Providers receive a (tax free) monthly remuneration and Relief Providers are paid per days worked. Parkland CLASS provides extensive training which all Foster Care Providers are required to take. Please send a cover letter & resume to: Parkland CLASS, Human Resources 6010-45th Avenue, Red Deer, Alberta T4N 3M4 Fax: (403) 342-2677 We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Competition will remain open until a suitable applicant is found.


The position of Payroll Administrator will cover a 1 year maternity leave to assist the Payroll Supervisor with basic payroll and bene¿t administration.

83 NYMAN CRES Thurs. Fri. & Sat. 10-6 Oct. 4, 5, 6 Loonie - Toonie, Some exceptions apply

As a Full Time Provider you will provide a caring, safe and structured environment with fun activities and dependable routines. Part Time (Relief) Providers offer support and care 1-2 times per month. This commitment involves the inclusion of the child/adult in your regular family life.

Funeral Directors & Services




WHITE Kristen and Danny are thrilled to announce the birth of their daughter Scarlett Snow on June 14, 2012. Proud grandparents are Marilyn Black & Keith Heighington and Joanne & Paul White




Back Alley Oct. 5 & 6 Fri. & Sat. 11 - 7 Old bed frame (metal), Bingos lanterns, pond pump, serger/sewing machine RED DEER BINGO Centre combo, walking poles, craft 4946-53 Ave. (West of items, small pet stuff & Superstore). Precall 12:00 MUCH MORE! & 6:00. Check TV Today!!!!

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WA N T E D R D A I I M o n . Thurs. for General dental practice in Rimbey. Previous exp. preferred. Please fax resume to 403-843-2607

Front Office Administration JAGARE ENERGY * Answer phones PRODUCTION TESTING * Assist outside sales * Create & complete weekly now hiring Day Supervisors, Night Operators, and reports Helpers. * Must be able to manage Email resumes to: different stages of a sales or order from the initial order from a customer to shipping the order and Classifieds invoicing Your place to SELL * Perform clerical duties Your place to BUY (file, copy, scan, shred or laminate as needed, etc.) * Cross train to learn inventory management including inventory count re-order stock, clean and Landcore Technologies organize products Inc. located in Ponoka is REQUIREMENTS: currently seeking * Previous office/ energetic, motivated team administrative experience players for the following required positions: * Proficiency with MS Drillers and Driller Outlook, Word, Power Point, Excel Assistants with a * Excellent oral & written Class 1 driver’s communications license. * Professional working attitude Apprentice or * Strong telephone etiquette Journeyman * Excellent customer Mechanics service skills Pile Drive Operators * Advanced time management skills, ability Pile Drive Assistants to prioritize multiple tasks Field Supervisor * Strong attention to detail All candidates must be when entering orders & able to pass a inventory counts pre-employment drug test. * Experience with Safety tickets are an asset Publishing software such but we are willing to train as MS Publisher, Corel the right candidate. Draw, or Adobe products We offer exceptional pay, a plus excellent benefit package and a positive work This is a fulltime position environment. with full benefits and the Please email resumes to opportunity to join a or fax growing company! 403-783-2011. Please submit resumes The right candidates will with desired salary range be contacted for an to: interview. Please no phone calls.




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LEADING facility services C S & P Te c h n o l o g i e s , company is seeking hard e s t a b l i s h e d i n 1 9 7 3 i s working, safety conscious recognized globally as an cleaners for janitorial team. OEM of Mobile Oil Field F/T work. Fax resume to 403-314-7504 Equipment. We are currently recruiting for:





SMITH Vern 1958 - 2012 It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Vern Smith of Red Deer on Thursday, October 4, 2012 at the age of 54 years. Vern passed away surrounded by his loving family and friends. He is survived by Leah; his wife of 25 years, mother; Lorraine of Red Deer, brother; Lorne (Barb) of Calgary, sister; Sharron (Larry) of Red Deer, five nieces; Yolanda (Jay), Lisa (Joshua), Hailey (Jeremy), Krystin and Farren. He is also survived by four nephews; Lonny, Devon (Saraha), Josh (Scheri) and Cahlen. Vern will be remembered by his father-in-law; Hugh (Diane), mother-in-law; Darlene, two sisters-in-law; Gwen and Patty and a brother-in-law; Rodney. He is predeceased by his father; Franklin and brother; Garry. A celebration of Vern’s life will be held at Parkland Funeral Home, 6287 - 67A Street (Taylor Drive), on Friday, October 12, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that if you are so inclined to do so, Vern would be very honored if you would please make an anatomical gift by signing your Universal Donor Card. Condolences may be sent or viewed at Arrangements in care of Gordon R. Mathers, Funeral Director at PARKLAND FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORIUM 6287 - 67 A Street (Taylor Drive), Red Deer. 403.340.4040




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Quali¿cations: • Previous experience in payroll administration is an asset • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills • Strong interpersonal and team work skills • Great Plains systems experience is an asset • Candidates with previous Oil & Gas experience will be given preference We offer competitive pay, bene¿ts and opportunities for advancement. Quali¿ed applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume quoting job reference number IROC14-12 to: Attention: Human Resources Email: Mail: IROC Energy Services Partnership 8113 49th Avenue Close Red Deer, Alberta T4P 2V5 Fax: (403) 346-9770 For further information on this position and other opportunities within our company, please visit our website at We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those who will be interviewed will be contacted. 265330J5,6,7

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Project Administrator

Red Deer Based Oilfield Safety Company Seeking

Base Manager This position will be filled by an out going, profesWolf Creek Public WE are looking for sional, team orientated Schools Drillers, Derrick and individual that has an invites applications for the Floorhands understanding of the day following position: for the Red Deer area. to day operations of the Family School c o m p a n y. T h i s p e r s o n Please email your resume to: needs to interact well with Liaison Worker clients as well as his fellow Rimbey Elementary School workers. As the company & Bentley School Zubar Production is growing at a rapid pace For further specifics on the Services we are looking for someabove positions, please one who can take control is currently taking resumes visit Wolf Creek Public for experienced and assist in the day to Schools website at Production Testing day operations of the, or Supervisor branch he/she is located contact the Division Office Night Operators & in. at 403-783-3473. Assistant Operators Email resume to: QUALIFICATIONS: * 5-10 Years management or fax to (403)346-9420. experience Must have all valid tickets. * Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the Oil & Looking for a new pet? Gas Industry Check out Classifieds to Wild Rose Public Schools * Good working knowledge invites applications for find the purrfect pet. of the Oil & Gas Industry the position of in and around the Red FAMILY WELLNESS Deer area and Southern Alberta WORKER Professionals *Must have the following in Drayton Valley. tickets: First Aid, H2S, †Please visit the WHIMIS, TDG DOW CHEMICAL Employment Opportunities in Prentiss, Alberta page (under Support Staff) JOB DUTIES BUT NOT is now hiring a at LIMITED TO: †Applications accepted Project Engineer * Promote a professional until October 15, 2012. Please review the work environment detailed job posting Something for Everyone * Assist HSE coordinator and requirements, Everyday in Classifieds with safety standards and and apply on-line at core audits Tired of Standing? *Periodic field and office Job Number 1208415 Find something to sit on visits at a sales capacity Deadline to apply is: in Classifieds *Participate and promote October 4, 2012 weekly operations meetings Central Alberta’s Largest * Ensure that policies and CELEBRATIONS Car Lot in Classifieds procedures are followed HAPPEN EVERY DAY in all service lines IN CLASSIFIEDS * Maintain up to date knowledge of the people, products and services that the company has to offer. Oilfield * Assist ownership with the growth in the business in all service lines. * Recruit personnel for upcoming and ongoing field work. You will work together with ownership to ensure all safety personnel meet or exceed company/ industry standards. * Conduct infield job audits as required * Monitor spending at the Aero Rental Services, a Division of IROC Energy base level *Participate in at least 2 Services Partnership, is focused on surface jobs per quarter pressure control, choke manifold, electric over * Ensure maintenance, hydraulic Power Swivels, and tubular handling cleanliness and appropriate equipment for workover, re-entry and completion documentation is current for all the safety services operations, as well as for niche under balanced equipment. and deep drilling applications. Our “one-stop�




Excellent pay structure for the right individual, benefit package, please forward resume to:

shop approach to business means we’ll locate quality equipment. Through continual planned growth AERO is currently seeking a highly motivated individual to fill the following position in Red Deer. The BOP Technician will report directly to the Operations Manager and will be responsible for duties as they relate to the rental business.


Chinook’s Edge School Division No. 73 invites applications for a full-time Project Administrator at Facility Services Department in Innisfail, effective immediately. The successful candidate will report directly to the Director of Facility Services, ensuring the effective and efficient operation of the Facility Services team on a day-to-day basis. Responsibilities will include maintaining project documentation, performing accounting tasks related to Capital, IMR and Operations and Maintenance projects, communication with suppliers and division staff, maintaining Asset Management program, assisting with Project Charters, Change Management, Resource Engagement and Reporting, and other duties as assigned. Preference will be given to individuals with a minimum of Grade 12 education, supplemented with additional accounting training; and who possess strong computer skills, and excellent interpersonal, communication, and problem solving skills, as well as the ability to tackle challenges with an entrepreneurial attitude. Experience in construction and/or projects is an asset. Cover letter and resume, complete with the names and telephone numbers of three current work related references, should be forwarded to: Shawn Russell Chinook’s Edge School Division No. 73 4904 - 50 Street Innisfail, Ab. T4G 1W4 Telephone:(403) 227-7070 Fax: (403) 227-2291 email: careers@ For information on Chinook’s Edge School Division No. 73, please check our website (www.chinooksedge. Applications will be accepted until 12:00 noon, Wednesday, October 17, 2012. The successful applicant will be required to provide a criminal record check and a Child Intervention (Welfare) Check. While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. Resumes of applicants not granted an interview will not be kept on file.

Locally based, home every night!

Qualified applicants must have all necessary valid tickets for the position being applied for. Bearspaw offers a very competitive salary and benefits package along with a steady work schedule. Please submit resumes: Attn: Human Resources Emai: hr@ Fax: (403) 258-3197 or Mail to: Suite 5309, 333-96 Ave. NE Calgary, AB T3K 0S3

Qualifications: • Able to work effectively under pressure, meet deadlines and interact responsibly with co-workers at all times • Able to work with little supervision • First Aid/CPR • First Line Pressure Control • IRP 16 Trained • Valid drivers license • TDG • H2S Trained

URS FLINT TUBULAR MANAGEMENT SERVICES requires Tubing Inspection operator, manual lathe operator, Shop & Yard Laborers. Exp. an asset but will train to suit. Competitive wages and benefits. Apply w/resume to: 4115 Henry St. (Blindman Industrial Park)

Please apply by quoting job reference number IROC15-12 to: Email: Fax: (403) 356-1370 Website: We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those who will be interviewed will be contacted.




Restaurant/ Hotel


PART/FULL TIME COOK Apply at East 40th Pub. 3811 40th Ave.

Responsibilities: • Provide support to Field Operations and personnel • Promote, develop and distribute Product Line Operator SOP’s • Make recommendations for problem resolution • Act as a resource by being accessible for on call after regular office hours • Review invoices as required • Provide field inspections including tools, personnel, training, operating procedures, communication issues and compliance to HSE and transport requirements • Manage and ensure tool inventory

Bearspaw Petroleum Ltd is seeking an exp’d FLOORHAND




Restaurant/ Hotel

JJAM Management (1987 LTD) o/a Tim Hortons 37444-Hwy 2 South Red Deer Administrative Assistant Full time/Shift work. Bank deposits, food orders daily entries, apply in person or fax resume to 403-314-1303 LUAU Investments Ltd. (O/A Tim Hortons) Food Counter Attendant F/T shift work (open 24 hrs) Must be avail. weekends $11.00 per hour. 4217 - 50 Ave. 6721 - 50 Ave. 7111 - 50 Ave.

F/T 7 am. - 3:30 pm. person. Must be reliable and willing to work weekends. Wage dependent on experience. Apply in person to the Donut Mill, Gasoline Alley JJAM Management (1987) Ltd., o/a Tim Horton’s Requires to work at these Red Deer, AB locations: 5111 22 St. 37444 HWY 2 S 37543 HWY 2N 700 3020 22 St. Parkland Mall SUPERVISOR F.T. SHIFT WORK, $13.00/hr. Apply in person or fax resume to: 403-314-1303



Restaurant/ Hotel



Hiring: * Exp’d Line cooks Starting at $15/hr. * Prep cooks $13/hr. Please send resume to gm.reddeer@

Sales & Distributors


SOAP STORIES is seeking Retail Sales Supervisor for our Parkland Mall location, Red Deer. $17.40/hr. Email resume:

QUEENS DINER REQ’S P/T WAITRESS & PREP COOK Hours are Mon. - Sat. 6-4 pm Drop off resume any time after 1 & before 4, Mon-Fri. 34 Burnt Basin St, Red Deer Trades Fax: 403-347-2925 email: accuracyonlineoffice DNR Pressure Welding requires Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic. WAI’S RESTAURANT at 4916 Ross Street, Red Deer Excellent benefit packnow hiring permanent F/T ages. Email resumes to Chinese Cook. Over 3 yrs No Phone calls please. experience required. $12-$14/hour, depending Drug and alcohol program on exp. Call 403-340-3366 in effect.




Great Assistant Manager Needed Innisfail Do you have good interpersonal skills, strong work ethic and the desire to succeed? Are you customer service driven, team oriented and a real leader? If so, then Integra Tire has a position just for you. We are well known for our commitment to ethical leadership, employee safety and well-being, and our community. We like to have fun, but are very serious about professionalism and customer service. This position works with the manager to ensure operational and financial success of the store. Duties include all aspects of store operations involving front counter sales and service, and managing staff with respect and integrity. Basic program knowledge and experience with computers needed, previous experience within the tire and/or automotive industry desired, but not a requirement. We want our employees to give their best efforts and have the opportunity to learn and grow with us. We offer a competitive compensation package to suit candidates experience and qualifications. An extended health benefits package is also available after six months of employment. Please email resumes to or fax 403-227-6689 Visit to learn more about us.






ANIMAL FACILITY B & B COWIE MANAGER INSULATION LTD. Instinct is looking for a Accepting applications for Business Manager to run Insulation installers, Blowers it’s Canadian Branch. and General Labourers. Instinct supplies & trains Must have valid driver’s domestic and exotic animals license and own transporfor the film industry. tation. CSA approved Applicant must have at safety boots are required. least 10 yrs. exp. working Please fax resume to with animals in the film 403-347-8075. production industry. Email: Required hands on exp. w/ bears & wolves are DNR Powerline essential. Manager will be Construction requires responsible for the daily Labourers/apprentices running of the company & Journeyman & Foreman for general facility managevarious projects in Alberta. ment. Must have exp. in Excellent opportunity for conducting film production apprenticeship. Excellent meetings, employee benefit packages. scheduling, script breakFax resume to downs & budget 403-742-5759 or email preparation, advertising campaigns, veterinarian checks & surgery schedul- Attention : Noel. No phone calls please. Drug and ing, on-the-spot decision alcohol program in effect. making & coordinating with overseas international projects. Applicant must ELECTRICAL COMPANY have clean criminal record Looking for Journeyman, 3 & driver’s license. Salary is & 4th. yr. Apprentices $30.78/hr., 40 hrs./wk. needed for commercial Please mail resume to: construction or industrial INSTINCT maintenance. Please fax R R 3, Site 15, Box 18 resume to 403-346-6334 Innisfail, AB. T4G 1T8 or email: mooremaintenance DNR Pressure Welding requires B Pressure Welders, CWB Welders and Ellis Fabrications Inc is Apprenticeship welders. looking for experienced Excellent opportunity for apprenticeship. Excellent welders to join our team. Day and evening shifts benefit packages. Email available. Competitive resumes to ryan@dnrweldwages and benefits. No Phone calls please. Fax 403-347-3661 or email Jobs@EFIattachments. Drug and alcohol program com in effect.


Sales & Distributors

Professional Sales Associates Required Be a part of Central Alberta’s largest volume Ford Dealer! Central Alberta’s Leading Ford dealer requires two professional sales associates to join our award winning team. Denham Ford is Canada’s most highly awarded Ford dealer. We maintain a large inventory of New & Used vehicles & Friendly Country Atmosphere with Big City Sales Volume. We are closed Sundays and all Statutory Holidays. We offer a competitive pay plan with an aggressive bonus structure, salary guarantee and moving allowance. Please forward your resume to the attention of:

Dean Brackenbury, GSM by Email: Fax: 780.352.0986 Toll Free: 1.877.832.6476



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NOW HIRING F/T and P/T DRIVERS. Great wages and cash paid nightly. Apply within, 5018 45th St.



COME FOR A JOB. STAY FOR A CAREER. We are looking to add to the ConocPhilips family in Eckville, Alberta. Our new Maintenance Planner / Scheduler has 5 years of oil and gas industry experience, a Journeyman trade certiďŹ cation, strong computer skills, and has a great attitude. Apply by October 11 at, job code 00H71. All candidates are thanked for their interest; only those considered for interviews will be contacted. 265149J6




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ESTABLISHED well known company looking for permanent f/t hourly tapers and p/t piece work tapers. Please fax resume to 403-782-0610 email:

Hydraulic Division



SLOPED ROOFERS LABOURERS & FLAT ROOFERS Valid Driver’s Licence preferred. Fax or email or (403)341-6722 NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!

Mechanically inclined individuals will also be considered. 265253J11

Please forward resume to Brent via: Fax: 403.340.3646 or Email:



Pumps & Pressure Inc. Hydraulic Division is currently accepting applications for

JOURNEYMAN Mechanic wanted for work in Olds area. Must have experience working on natural gas compressors and engines and a valid drivers licence. Please email resumes to AmandaS@ NEW EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY




• Minimum 2 years experience in Gas Compression industry • Journeyman Parts Technician Certificate an asset. • Proficient in Quickbooks and Microsoft Office • Strong work ethic, self motivated, enthusiastic, well organized and able to work independently with minimum supervision. • Good oral and written communication skills and ability to work well with others. • Strong attention to accuracy, detail and follow up. • Able to meet deadlines and work well under pressure. • Salary dependent on experience. • Company vehicle provided. • Excellent Group Benefit Plan Submit resume by fax:

GENERAL CARPENTER required by a Central Alberta Home Builder.


Must have the following abilities and experience: • Blueprint reading, stair calculating, framing, finish carpentry, etc. • Individual must have a clean drivers abstract and their own transportation to and from work. • This is a Full Time, year round position. Only those persons with the before mentioned skills need apply. Please reply and attach resume and references to

EQUIPMENT REPAIR NEEDED OLYMEL RED DEER PLANT - Experience in a plant/manufacturing environment is an asset. - Alberta recognized trade certificate required. - Responsible for general maintenance and repair of Power-Jacks and small equipment. - Training will be provided.

F/T TRUCK drivers req’d. Minimum Class 5 with air and clean abstract. Exp. preferred. In person to Key Towing 4083-78 St. Cres. Red Deer. F/T. Class 1 drivers to haul NGL butane Super B’s, must be over 25 yrs., EMAIL:


LOCAL ACID Transport company looking for exp’d’ F/T Class 1 truck driver & pressure truck operator. Top wages and exc. benefit pkg. Fax resume and driver’s abstract to 403-346-3766 MEGA CRANES is looking for a ticketed crane and boom truck operator. Must have Class 1. Good wages, benefits, 10% holiday pay, RRSP’s, and most evenings and weekends off. Fax resume to 885-4269 or email NEED experienced Class 1 drivers for short and long haul. Runs AB., SASK, Manitoba & BC Please call PROMAX TRANSPORT at 227-2712 or fax resume w/abstract 403-227-2743 P/T COURIER driver req’d for Medical Service Company. Please email resume w/ref’s to


SHRUM’S Meats in Stettler is currently looking for a Butcher and Meat Cutter (NOC 6251) This is a permanent, full time position with 40 hrs. per week and a wage of $17/hr. The successful candidate has successfully completed a 3 yr. vocational or technical training, has a meat cutter trade certification and at least 5 yrs. of work experience. We also expect knowledge in European Style meat cutting and sausage making as well as experience in supervising and training of other butchers/meat cutters. (403)742-1427 or fax 403-742-1429 S t a r t I M M E D I AT E LY. SELF MOTIVATED, well organized construction site worker with 1 year minimum experience in framing/carpentry. Site cleanup is a requirement. Must supply own truck to haul site trailers. Competitive wages, monthly truck & fuel allowance provided. Fax 403-342-6028 or email

is now hiring

Power Units w/wo stepdecks

for R.V. and freight hauling throughout Canada and the U.S. Year round work, * SANDBLASTER lots of miles and home time, *POWDER COATER fuel subsidies, benefits, *GENERAL LABORER paid plates and insurance, WE OFFER: excellent earnings. * Full Time hours Call: 306-653-8675 * Great benefit program after 3 mos. * Most weekends off Classifieds * Competitive Wages Your place to SELL Your place to BUY Hardworking need only apply. Bring resume to: You can sell your guitar Metal Strip & Coatings for a song... 4617 63rd Street or put it in CLASSIFIEDS Mon-Fri 8-5. and we’ll sell it for you! No Phone Calls Please. SNOW plow drivers(2) req’d for winter season based out of Lacombe, exc. wages. Must have Class 3 w/air. Call Toll Free 1-877-787-2501 Mon. - Fri. 9 am. - 5 pm. only or fax resume to: 403-784-2330


Wanted for delivery of Flyers, Express & Sunday Life in


HIGHLAND GREEN Hamilton Dr. Hewson Ave. JOHNSTONE PARK Jones Crsc Jackson Close & Jarvis Close KENTWOOD Kendrew Dr.

Truck and Wagon Drivers End Dump Drivers Super B Drivers Lowbed Drivers – to haul our heavy equipment

MUSTANG ACRES Please call Joanne at 403-314-4308

Top wages paid based on experience Benefit package Assigned units Scheduled days off Valid safety tickets an asset


Fax resume to Human Resources 403-845-5370 Or E-mail:


info@platinumhomescorp. ca DRIVEN TO EXCEL FROM START TO FINISH

STUCCO, Plasterers, Stone Masons & Labourers. Needed Immed. Exp’d but will train. Drivers License pref’d. Call 403-588-5306

Town and Country Supplies & Rentals

Mechanic Required at Town and Country Supplies in Ponoka. Apply today attention Kelsey. Email: Fax: 403-783-6575 In Person: 6305-48ave Ponoka AB


SCRAPER OPERATORS Earthworks Division We require individuals with push pull eperience, grade knowledge & able to work well with others for work in Central Alberta area. • Top wages paid based on knowledge & experience • Career advancement opportunities


Alberta Government Funded Programs Student Funding Available!

GED Preparation

Academic Express 340-1930

ADULT & YOUTH CARRIERS NEEDED for delivery of Flyers Red Deer Express & Red Deer Life Sunday in

Req# 19603

Req# 19726

Must have 1 year directly related work experience, forklift certification and good verbal communication skills. Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions required.

General Labourer -

Req# 7504

Must have 1 year directly related work experience.

Great Pay and Immediate Benefits! For further information on these positions or to apply, please refer to our website or fax resumes to Fax # 780-955-2632. Or apply in person at: 1607 8th Street, Nisku. 265524J6

for these and other opportunities. Drilling / Evaluation / Completion / Production / Intervention

ATTN: Human Resources Fax: 403-342-6505 Email:

ARE you a handy person looking for p/t work? Framing Nook is looking for an intelligent quick learner having both skilled hands and a good eye. We have a p/t position including training for the right person. If you think you are the one, let us know why.

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Bell St./Baker Ave Broughton/Brooks Cres. INGLEWOOD AREA Ibbottson Close Inglewood Drive Illingworth Cres. Issard Close LANCASTER AREA Lindsay Ave. Langford Cres. Law Close/ Lewis Close

Call Prodie @ 403- 314-4301 for more info ********************** TO ORDER HOME DELIVERY OF THE ADVOCATE CALL OUR CIRCULATION DEPARTMENT 314-4300

100,000 Potential Buyers???



Visit our website for more detailed job descriptions at www. Applicants are able to apply online or fax resumes to Human Resources 403-885-5516 or e-mail:

Viscount Dr./ Violet Place Visser St. Vanson Close Vincent Close


Top Wages paid based on experience. Full Benefits and Uniform Package included. 265336J13

“People Pride & Service”



- Concrete Batch Plant Operator - Concrete Finishers - Carpenters/Woodworkers - Steel Reinforcement Labourers - Overhead Crane Operators - General Labourers - Site Supervisor - Quality Control Personnel


Anders St. Aikman Close / Allan St. Adans Close Adair Ave.

Sherwood Cres.

We are currently seeking the following to join our team in Blackfalds for all shifts:

If you are interested in this opportunity to join a dynamic and growing company, please forward your resume to the address below.


Call Karen for more info 403-314-4317

is expanding its facility to double production.

STUDON offers a competitive salary, incentive and benefits package.



We are currently hiring:

H2S, OSSA Fall Protection, OSSA Aerial Work Platform, CSTS Journeymen or 3&4 year Electricians and/or Instrumentation Techs A team player Excellent communication skills

Must have a reliable vehicle . Please contact Rick at 403-314-4303


STUDON Electric & Controls Inc. is one of Canada’s Best 50 Managed Companies. We are an industry leading Electrical & Instrumentation Contractor that prides itself in having committed and dedicated employees.

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Earn $ for 20 houses 6 days a week.


Adult Education & Training

The ideal candidates will have the following:

ADULT CARRIERS NEEDED for Morning Newspaper delivery in the Town of Clive

Call Rick at 403-314-4303

Morning, Afternoon And Evening P/T Classes

Apply online at


Call Karen for more info 403-314-4317

ALSO Dempsey St. & Dolan Close area $104/MO.


Material Handlers -


SOUTH HILL 42 Advocate $220/mo. $2646/yr 45 Mins. per day

Blackfalds Lacombe Ponoka Stettler

Start your career! See Help Wanted

Candidates must have Industrial Painting experience, experience with Air Assist Spray Equipment and general equipment knowledge. Must be in good physical conditions.

in AB. Home the odd night. Weekends off. Late model tractor pref. 403-586-4558

MOUNTVIEW 83 Advocate $435/mo. $5229/yr 1-1/2 hrs. per day


Painters -


GRANDVIEW 79 Advocate $404/month $4851/year

DEERPARK Duncan Cres./ Dennison Cres. area $129/MO.

Call Jamie 403-314-4306 for more info

Fax resume to Human Resources 403-845-5370 Or E-mail:

ADULT CARRIERS NEEDED for early morning delivery of Red Deer Advocate 6 days per week in

CARRIERS REQUIRED to deliver the Central AB. Life


Weatherford Artificial Lift Systems Ampscot Manufacturing is now recruiting for the following positions for our Nisku facility:

Central AB based trucking company reqires


For delivery of Flyers, Express and Sunday Life in

ROSEDALE Robinson Cres./ Reinholt Ave. area $173/MO .

Pidherney’s is busy and requires the following:

BUSY insulation company looking for Class 5 driver for F/T permanent employment. Please fax resume to 403-782-0610 email:

With a job at Olymel you enjoy... - Comprehensive Health and Benefit Plan - Public Transportation to and from the plant. - Possibility of progression within the company. - Paid work and safety orientation. - Discount on retail prices for Olymel products (fresh and frozen pork/poultry and clothing). - Starting at $34.68/hr.


Pidherney’s is growing and requires experienced Class 1 & 3 drivers to join our busy team:

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Fax resume to: (403) 885 5137 E-mail resume to:

Busy Central Alberta Grain Trucking Company looking for Class 1 Drivers. We offer lots of home time, benefits and a bonus program. Grain and super B exp. an asset but not necessary. If you have a clean commercial drivers abstract and would like to start making good money. fax or email resume and comm.abstract to 403-337-3758 or


Vacuum & Water Truck operators req’d. to start immed. CLASS 1 or 3 WITH Q All oilfield safety tickets req’d. Clean drivers abstract. Must comply with drug and alcohol policy. References Req’d. Exc. salary & benefits. Fax resume to: 403-742-5376

First year apprentice/ Truckers/ Journeyman Mechanic Drivers

Truckers/ Drivers

Join The Team! Phone: (403) 343-8700 Fax: (403) 309-7547 Email:


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CHRISTMAS CASH “BONUSES” The Red Deer Advocate is looking for friendly and outgoing telephone sales people to join our team. Work 4 days per week 4:00 - 8 :00 p.m Great earning potential for the right person. If this is for you please drop off your resume at: The Red Deer Advocate 2950 Bremner Avenue Red Deer or email to: d.sibbet@ or rholt@ reddeeradvocate .com

CLEARVIEW SUBWAY Hiring Immediately

Food Counter Attendants Are you looking for a career opportunity with excellent benefits, a mature working environment and opportunity to advance? If so, Subway has a position for you! Please apply online @ or Drop resume off in person at 180, 6900 Taylor Drive Or email to or Call us at 403-342-0203 COMMERCIAL LAUNDRY WORKER part-time Honest, friendly, hardworking only need apply. $11.00/hour. Bring resume to Mustang Laundry, 6830-59 Avenue or email mustanglaundry@

Hiring Part Time


(counting money). 15-25 hrs per week. Must be available to start as early as 7 am and finish as late as 2 pm and be available any days of the week. Must be physically fit as this is a physically demanding position. Send resume to, or fax 1-403-243-4812.

Greenhouse Labourers

Christmas Store Seasonal Retail Sales Personnel

Also for the afternoon & morning delivery in the Town of Penhold!

DENTOOM’S Greenhouses

F/T Wage $10/hour Must be willing to work Mon to Sat 48+ hrs/week.

Available to work flexible hours

Please apply by email to Or in person at Hwy 11A - 1/2 km West of Hwy #2 Tired of Standing? Find something to sit on in Classifieds

EXP’D carpet and upholstery cleaning technician req’d. Top wages. Fax resume to 403-346-2109 or email HOUSEKEEPING/ CLEANING SUPERVISOR. Bluebird Motel, permanent /full time. Salary $20/HR.. 40 hrs./wk. Innisfail. Ab 1 position avail. 403-227-3334 Looking for a new pet? Check out Classifieds to find the purrfect pet.

LOOKING for laborers and flaggers for road construction. Fax 403-309-0489

NEWSPAPER CARRIERS REQUIRED for Afternoon delivery in Bowden & Innisfail.

Please contact QUITCY

at 403-314-4316 or email qmacaulay@

P/T , we are seeking people to work in a local hospital to provide television rentals. QUALIFICATIONS: Cash handling/sales exp. organized with good math and people skills,. Must be able to work as a team, do considerable walking, and some lifting, relate well with patients, families and hospital staff. Alternating weekdays and wknd shifts, Immed. start. Training will be provided. Competitive wage. Must have a current record check. To arrange interview call 1-877-282-2614 ext. 644 or forward email to

Central Alberta LIFE



Please contact QUITCY

at 403-314-4316 or email qmacaulay@ SOURCE ADULT VIDEO requires mature F/T help for days and grave shifts. Fax resume to: 403-346-9099 or drop off to: 3301-Gaetz Avenue


Central Alberta LIFE Employment Training




“Low Cost” Quality Training

403.341.4544 24 Hours Toll Free 1.888.533.4544

PICKERS / PACKERS RECEIVERS / SHIPPERS Full Time Positions Very clean atmosphere, user friendly equipment & technology. Benefits, competitive wages, perks. Experience an asset. Submit resume to: Email: careers@ Fax: 1-888-409-0483

R H2S Alive (ENFORM) R First Aid/CPR R Confined Space R WHMIS & TDG R Ground Disturbance R (ENFORM) B.O.P. #204, 7819 - 50 Ave. (across from Totem)


Career Planning

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for all Albertans WE ARE HIRING



This is a fulltime position

from 3 am - 11 am.

Please send resume to, or fax 1-403-243-4812. Cash Casino 6350 - 67 St, Red Deer, AB.


Positions Wanted

PROFESSIONAL CABINET INSTALLER: 10 yrs. cabinets & countertops 30 yrs. carpentry exp. Req’s contract employment. Dean 403-350-0315

Employment Training


stuff CLASSIFICATIONS 1500-1990




BIG STRAPPER AUCTIONS 4625-46 Street, Lacombe, south of Tim Horton’s. We buy for cash SALES WED. @6 pm. ANTIQUE SALE 1st SUN. OF THE MONTH will be held Oct. 14,


Oct. 7 (due to Thanksgiving) 403-782-5693


offers a variety of

SAFETY COURSES to meet your needs.

Standard First Aid , Confined Space Entry, H2S Alive and Fire Training are courses that we offer on a regular basis. As well, we offer a selection of online Training Courses. For more information check us out online at or call us at 403 342 7500. You also can find us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @firemasterofs.

Bud Haynes & Co. Auctioneers

Certified Appraisers 1966 Estates, Antiques, Firearms. Bay 5, 7429-49 Ave. 347-5855

Double Executive Estate Auction

Sunday October 7 & 14 11 am Sharp Viewing 9 am LOCATION: Ridgewood Community Classifieds...costs so little Hall Saves you so much! DIRECTIONS: From Penhold Fas Gas, West on 592 for 9 km to Range Road 10, North to the Hall or Burnt Lake Trail to Range Road 10, then South to Hall. Watch for Ridgewood Hall signs PARTIAL LIST ONLY 1993 Club Car Golf Cart (subject to owners approval) – Curved Glass China Cabinet – Mantel Clock – 2 Leather Sofa Sets – Dining Suites – Kitchen Suite – Reclining Chairs – Office Furniture – Sofa Table – H a l l Ta b l e – B e d r o o m Furniture – Sideboard – Settee – Cement Park Bench – Cash Register – Assortment of Teas & Accessories – MISC. PLUS MUCH MORE For a complete list visit Te r m s o f S a l e : C a s h , Cheque, C/C, Everything must be paid for & removed on sale day (NO EXCEPTIONS), 15% buyer’s premium. Sale subject to Additions, Deletions, Errors and Omissions.



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TRAINING CENTRE Industries #1 Choice!


CHOCOLATE-LOVING Manager Wanted for Bower Place! Send us your resume by emailing or visiting our shop!

NEWSPAPER CARRIERS REQUIRED for The Town of Olds No collecting! Packages come ready for delivery!

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To Advertise Your Business or Service Here

FIREWOOD. Pine, Spruce, Poplar. Can deliver 1-4 cords. 403-844-0227 Now Offering Hotter, Cleaner BC Birch. All Types. P.U. / del. Lyle 403-783-2275

Garden Supplies


F1 ($700) F1B ($900) LABRA DOODLES Ready late Oct. Price incl. delivery. 306-792-2113 or 403-919-1370


1 7 C U . F T. f r o s t f r e e fridge, Inglis, white, like new, $200, 403-307-4223 after 6 p.m. APPLS. reconditioned lrg. selection, $150 + up, 6 mo. warr. Riverside Appliances 403-342-1042

Household Furnishings



Queen Orthopedic, dble. pillow top, set, 15 yr. warr. Cost $1300. Sacrifice $325. 302-0582 Free Delivery BED, Ultramafic Adjustable $500. 403-782-3660 BED: #1 King. extra thick orthopedic pillowtop, brand new, never used. 15 yr. warr. Cost $1995, sacrifice @ $545. 403-302-0582. BLACK couch and loveseat set, $150;, Upright small apt. size deepfreeze, $50, 403-746-2456 CHROME kitchen table w/4 chairs,, asking $75, call 403-342-1169 DESK and with leather swivel chair $50; 27” tv in good working cond. $30; dining room lamps $40/pai, bdrm lams $30/pair, tv stand $20; 403-340-0675 DISPLAY CABINET. New, with glass door. 2’x4’. $50. 403-314-0804 D R E S S E R w / m i r r o r, 3 drawers 42” x 15 3/4” x 30”h $70; night table w/2 drawers $40 403-314-2026 PALLISER HEADBOARD, 2 NIGHT STANDS & LARGE DRESSER. Like new. $200. 403-352-2479 WALL HEADBOARD with 2 mirrors & 2 pier units. 403-343-6218


Antiques, furniture and estates. 342-2514 WOOD DINING TABLE. 2 Leafs, 4 matching chairs. Good shape. $150. 403-347-5912

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INDIVIDUAL & BUSINESS Accounting, 30 yrs. of exp. with oilfield service companies, other small businesses and individuals RW Smith, 346-9351



AT T ’ ’ N f o s t e r c a r e o r handicap caregivers. Will do 2 wknds. a month respite, Am a former advanced foster mom, ph. for details, 403-347-1124






RMD RENOVATIONS Bsmt’s, flooring, decks, etc. Call Roger 403-348-1060 SIDING, Soffit, Fascia Prefering non- combustible fibre cement, canexel & smart board, Call Dean @ 302-9210.



WINTER PREP SPECIAL Starting @ $100. 403-391-2169



*LEXUS* 403-392-0891 INDEPENDENT


587-877-7399 10am- 2am I’ll condition your fine leathers, oil your furniture, do EROTICAS PLAYMATES Girls of all ages dishes and laundry too!! I’ll bring supplies, $25/hr., 403-598-3049 403-746-3525 Noella



Black Cat Concrete

Sidewalks, driveways, garages, patios, bsmts. RV pads. Dean 403-505-2542 BRIAN’S DRYWALL Framing, drywall, taping, textured & t-bar ceilings, 36 yrs exp. Ref’s. 392-1980



* NEW * Executive Touch. Relaxation massage for men. 5003A - Ross St. On holiday- reopen Sept. 28 348-5650 Gentle Touch Massage 4919 50 St. New rear entry, lots of parking 403-341-4445 HOT STONE, Body Balancing. 403-352-8269 MASSAGE ABOVE ALL WALK-INS WELCOME 4709 Gaetz Ave. 346-1161


OPEN LONG WEEKEND! Hard work day? Come in and let us pamper you. Pampering at its best. #7 7464 Gaetz Ave.(rear entrance if necessary) In/Out Calls to Hotels 403-986-6686

WANTED: all types of horses. Processing locally in Lacombe weekly. 403-651-5912

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Property clean up 340-8666

TIM LLOYD. WETT certified. Inspections, installs, chimney sweeps & service 403-340-0513

CENTRAL PEST CONTROL LTD. Comm/res. Locally owned. 403-373-6182


FREE removal of all kinds of unwanted scrap metal. No household appliances 403-396-8629


Handyman Services

BUSY B’S HANDYMAN SERVICES LTD. CONCRETE work. Over 25 yrs. exp. 587-877-2934 We do fencing, decks, reno’s landscape and more. Give COUNTERTOPS us a buzz @ 403-598-3857 Kitchen renovations Free quotes. WCB, insured. Wes Wiebe 403-302-1648 F & J Renovations. We do it all. Good rates and DALE’S Home Reno’s. Free estimates for all your references available so call John at 403-307-3001 reno needs. 755-9622 cell 506-4301


IRONMAN Scrap Metal Recovery is picking up scrap again! Farm machinery, vehicles and industrial. Serving central Alberta. 403-318-4346


RE-ROOF NOW! 25 yrs. exp. 587-877-2934 Celebrate your life with a Classified ANNOUNCEMENT

Seniors’ Services


ATT’N: SENIORS Are you looking for help on small reno’s or jobs, such as, new bathroom sink, toilets or trimming small trees. Call James 403- 341-0617 HELPING HANDS For Seniors. Cleaning, cooking, companionship in home or in facility. Call 403-346-7777 Better For Cheaper with a Low Price Guarantee. CELEBRATIONS HAPPEN EVERY DAY IN CLASSIFIEDS


TRAILERS for sale or rent Job site, office, well site or storage. Skidded or wheeled. Call 347-7721.





Acreages/ Farms

GULL LAKE Acreage, 1 b d r m . , w a s h e r, d r y e r, stove, storage shed, $800 rent incld’s propane. 403-273-0775

1 & 2 BDRM. APTS. Clean, quiet bldg. Call 318-0901. 2 BDRM. adult bldg, free laundry, very clean, quiet, lrg. suite, Avail Nov. 1 $850/mo., S.D. $650. Call 403-304-5337

2 BDRM. lower floor apt. in a 12 suiter, for quiet couple over forty at 5910-55 Ave. No pets, water& heat incl’d. Rent $850.00, security 2 B D R M , . h o u s e , $800. Ph: 403-341-4627. $1000/mo., + d.d., single att. garage, large fenced Cottage/ yard, crawl space, no pets, n/s, a v a i l . i m m e d . Seasonal 403-391-6512. PALM SPRINGS 2 bdrm. 2 BENTLEY 2008 Model Duplex bath gated condo, rents 4 bdrm., 3 bath. Garage, monthly- Nov , Dec & April fireplace. Appliances. No pets, N/S $1600/mo. Avail. now. 403-341-9974 utils incl. 403-986-4119


Houses/ Duplexes


Manufactured Homes


Newly Renovated Mobile Home

with Laminate Flooring, new carpet, newly painted



20,000with Intro


400/month lot Rent incl. Cable


Lana (403) 550-8777


Renter’s Special FREE Cable 2 & 3 bedroom

modular/mobile homes in pet friendly park

Starting at




Lana (403) 550-8777





FOR RENT • 3000-3200 WANTED • 3250-3390 Suites






Computer Personnel


newer exec. 3 bdrm. bi-level townhouse 1447 sq. ft. 5 appls, 1 1/2 bath, blinds, lg. balcony, fenced in rear, front/rear parking, no dogs, rent $1395 SD $1000. n/s Avail. Nov. 1 403-304-7576 / 347-7545




3 level 3 bdrm. townhouse 5 appls, 1 1/2 bath, blinds, no pets, n/s, rent $1395 SD $1000 avail.Nov. 1 403-304-7576 or 347-7545





Lovely 3 level exec. 3 bdrm. townhouse Grain, Feed 5 appls, 1 1/2 bath, Hay concrete patio, blinds, front/rear parking, no dogs, 80 BALES, FAIR COND n/s, rent $1395 SD $1000 FOR COWS, $22/bale, 87 Avail. Nov. 1. bales, good cond. cow 403-304-7576 or 347-7545 hay, $25/bale; 80 extra SOUTHWOOD PARK large round perfect cow 3110-47TH Avenue, hay, $35/bale; 36 grass bales, good cond., horse 2 & 3 bdrm. townhouses, generously sized, 1 1/2 hay, $30/bale; 102 grass baths, fenced yards, bales, pefect horse hay, $35/blae. Call Jeremy at full bsmts. 403-347-7473, Sorry no pets. 403-418-6342 SMALL square hay & Riverfront Estates straw, no rain. 340-3061 Deluxe 3 bdrm. 1 1/2 bath, bi-level townhouse, 5 appls, blinds, large balcony, no pets, n/s, $1195 or $1220 along the river. SD $1000. avail. Nov. 1 & 15 403-304-7576 347-7545





WINTER SHOES new Columbia, size 13, $25, BEAUTIFUL kittens , beaucall 403-314-9603 tiful colors, need loving homes, Also White & gold kitten to give away call Moving & 403-782-3130 Clothing Storage FREE KITTENS Four - 8 weeks old, 3 M mens shirts, 2 pair BOXES? MOVING? Three - 4 months old. casual pants 42”/32”, 7 SUPPLIES? 403-986-1315 pairs mens work socks all Call 403-887-2743 for $10; brown M. Wran- KITTENS TO GIVE AWAY gler (Boulet) jacket $40; 4 Painters/ TO GOOD HOME knitted toques $8/ea; 4 403-786-8691 Decorators knitted slippers $7/ea; Cabella bib pants L, orange LAUREL TRUDGEON $20 403-314-2026 Residential Painting and HANDMADE NORTHERN Colour Consultations. parka, size 16, teal with fur 403-342-7801. lined hood and outer purMIKE’S Refresh Painting ple shell, knee length, exc . cond., $75, Nygard blazer, Interior specialist. women’s size 18, dark (403) 350-6958 purple, 70% wool, like new Central Alberta’s Largest $25, 403-347-5846 Car Lot in Classifieds


MICHENER, 4 bdrm., single garage, . 2 baths, family room, 5 appls. yard, no pets, n/s, $1350, 318-0136

BELVEDERE ESTATES 3 bdrm. condo, avail. Nov. 1, 5 appls., parking, pets ok, $900/mo. $900 d.d. Susan 403-342-0976


BOWER 2 bdrm.. end unit, 1-1`/2 bath, 5 appls., deck, fenced, no pets, n/s, $1000’//mo. 318-0136

HALMAN Heights

3 COCKATIELS 1 F. Lubino, 2M greys w/cages and accessories $75/ea. obo 403-755-2760



Houses/ Duplexes

Condos/ Townhouses

TRAVEL ALBERTA Alberta offers SOMETHING for everyone. Make your travel plans now.


*NEW!* Asian Relaxation Massage Downtown RD 587-377-1298 Open Mon.Fri. daily 10 am - 6 pm.

Household Appliances


Travel Packages

COLORADO BLUE SPRUCE 6’-15’ digging and planting. J/V Tree Farm. 403-350-6439. RED crab apples to give away call 403-346-3142

Health & Beauty




SNOW pants and jacket, size 5, “Jupa” like new, $45, call 403-314-9603

Call Classifieds 403-309-3300


IKEA wine rack, holds 64 bottles, $20; 24x34” frame James Dean picture, $20; call 403-896-2828 SPORTS equipment bag $10; large fleece throw $12; queen size floral quilt $15; sturdy Christmas tree stand $5 403-347-5316 UMBRELLA AND PATIO SET w/4 chairs, $35; 1500 lb. 12 volt winch, new in box $60; elec. snow thrower, new in box $75; wheelbarrow $20, 403-887-4981 Cherry Hill Auction WOOD burning art work picture, Moose in a Mead& Appraisals ow, one of a kind $60; tree Phone 403-342-2514 or pruner, extends to 11’, like 403-347-8988 new $20; 42 cups and steins collectables, must take all, new, $40; 25 on Children's the go mugs and bottles, Items collectables, must take all BOB THE BUILDER sleep- new $40 403-314-2026 ing bag & pillow, $25; call 403-314-9603 Pets & LARGE SELECTION OF KID’S ONLY & PLEASE MUM CLOTHING. $50 for a garbage bag full. 2 only. 403-342-4543



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10” CRAFTSMAN Contractor Saw. Cast top w/extensions. Table size 60”x27”. Must be seen. Also has mobile base & 3 inserts. $500 obo. 403-309-9232

Farmers' Market


BUTCHER lambs. gov’’t inspected, call 403-843-4365 for more info




Homestead Firewood

Spruce, Pine, Birch Spilt, Dry. 7 days/wk. 403-304-6472



Misc. Help

Buy & Sell Office Supplies 1800 email:


RED DEER ADVOCATE Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012 E5

Houses For Sale

BDRM. in Vanier Woods Private washroom $490/mo.with d.d., 403-588-6268 after 6 pm.

Warehouse Space

BRAND new 9900 sq. ft. ready for lease fall 2012 on Golden West Ave 358-3500


Storage Space

* FULLY DEVELOPED bungalow, in Eastview, new finished & heated detached garage, $339,900



NEW RV Storage Facility Gravel pad, 6’ security fence, 6 kms. E. of R.D. Call 403-347-4425.

FREE Weekly list of properties for sale w/details, prices, address, owner’s phone #, etc. 342-7355 Help-U-Sell of Red Deer Mason Martin Homes has

8 Brand New Homes starting at $179,900 Call for more info call 403-342-4544




2 bdrm. 2 baths, $234,900 Incl. all legal fees and gst & appls., Lloyd Fiddler 403-391-9294


beautiful private property in sought after Woodlea, backing onto Waskasoo Creek. Build your dream home or modify the existing 3 bdrm. heritage home. 416-918-0195

N I C E LY M A I N TA I N E D MFG. HOME for sale, go to Property ID#102192 for details.

Income Property



Antique & Classic Autos


Businesses For Sale

Red Deers newest Apartment Homes


Lots For Sale

CALL: 403-302-7896


Rents from 800 - 1375

MARA LAKE, BC. We have for sale a beautiful view lot over looking Mara Lake, BC. Very private lot. Fully serviced and ready to build on. Asking $175,000 Trades considered in Red Deer and area. Call Keith Bickerton Today @ 403-350-5346




2005 ESCALADE AWD l t h r. d v d $19,888 2008 MITSUBISHI Outlander XLS $12888 348-8788 Sport & Import 348-8788 Sport & Import

2000 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 4X4 2 8 4 , 0 0 0 kms., 1 owner, loaded, except leather, Exc. cond., $7350 Contact Dwayne @ 403-877-3224



Range Rider, Model Tigre Off of 2006 Tundra, 4dr. Should fit 2000 to 2006 Tundra. Exc. cond. $649. obo. 403-318-4653 or 346-7778

Auto Wreckers


RED’S AUTO. Free Scrap Vehicle & Metal Removal. We travel. May pay cash for vehicle. 403-396-7519 SCRAP ATTACK, auto salvage & scrap metal. 403-598-6536, 4845 79 St. Tired of Standing? Find something to sit on in Classifieds


1986 CHEV 1/2 TON 4X4, new tires, rally rims, all new body panels, muffler, shocks, 350 crate eng., 350 turbo tranny, off resto, Vehicles exc. paint, undercoated Wanted box and cab, offers, call To Buy 403-347-4076. A1 RED’S AUTO. Free scrap vehicle & metal Vans removal. We travel. AMVIC approved. 403-396-7519 Buses



Premium Package Grab it While it’s HOT

2001 CHRYSLER Caravan, exc. . loaded, $2900, obo owner, 403-396-9369.

1998 FORD Windstar 7 passenger, 3.8, 144,000 kms, very good cond. $2900 SOLD! SOLD!

REMOVAL of unwanted cars, may pay cash for complete cars. 304-7585 WANTED FREE REMOVAL of unwanted cars and trucks, also wanted to buy lead batteries, call 403-396-8629



A BESTSELLER with something for everyone & for all the news worth printing.


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314-4300 Send Us Your Favorite Christmas Recipe

Once again this year we will be featuring many local recipes from Central Alberta’s best cooks in our upcoming Carols & Cookies publication on Saturday, November 17.

2001 MERCEDES-BENZ S430 $17,888 348-8788 Sport & Import 1998 HONDA Civic loaded blue clean 403-318-3040 Red Deer Advocate - Job Search

PET ADOPTION Many Pets to Choose From Lonsdale Green Apartments Club for writers - meets weekly

2009 FORD FLEX SEL AWD $18888 7620 - 50 AVE Sport & Import Cancer Diabetes DIET 350-9168 Laebon Homes 403-346-7273 Stevenson Homes. Experience the Dream.


2006 LAND ROVER HSE AWD, lthr., nav., $28888 7620-50 Av Sport & Import the best...just got better!! Help-U-Sell Real Estate5483 MLM’ers attract new leads for FREE!

TRAILER Hitch for Dodge Caravan. $20. obo. 403-755-0785 The greatest vitamins in the world 403-343-1083 or 403-588-9788 Mason Martin Homes 403-342-4544 True Line Homes 403-341-5933 BUILDER M.L.S


PARTING out 1987 Olds Delta 88 403-340-9382

2004 BMW 330 convertible lthr.,$13,888 7620 - 50 Ave Sport & Import Lose weight naturally with Z-Trim

We will include categories for appetizers, entrees and desserts. Prizes will be awarded in all categories, with a grand prize winner chosen from all recipes submitted.

REAL ESTATE RENTALS Phone 403-340-3333

1984 CORVETTE new engine , alum.heads, $ 11 8 8 8 7 6 2 0 - 5 0 Av e , Sport & import

SHOPPING Online Mega Mall 403-597-1854


VACATIONS AB Horseback Vacations 403-340-3971



AB, Computer Hygiene Ltd. 896-7523

Design/hosting/email $65/mo.

Carols & Cookies Recipes, 19166TFD28 Gary 403-302-7167


Includes GST - additional lines extra charge (REGULAR PRICE $141.14)

HEALTH & FITNESS Peak Performance VA 227-2449


1995 OKANAGAN 24.5 ft 5th wheel AC, new tires, asking $6900.00. 4 burner stove, tub/shower, in very good shape. 403-980-1498

Tires, Parts Acces.

2003 F150 Sport trac 4x4 Crewcab, fully loaded, leather seats, sun roof & box cover. Good shape, mech. inspected $7500. 403-348-9746


I LOVE ARIZONA! 2005 Gulf Stream. 1 owner. Beautiful cond. $84,000. 780-372-2079




2007 GMC Sierra 1500, SLT, 4x4, Crew, 5.3L, LOADED, 20” Rims, EXCELLENT condition. No gst. $17,900. 403-340-2131

*WEDNESDAY’S FASTTRACK PHOTO AD and 2004 IMPALA SS FWD, supercharged V-6, $10888 348-8788 Sport & Import


2007 HONDA CR-V LX Sport $14888 348-8788 2 0 0 7 G M C S i e r r a S L E Sport & Import 1500 4X4 $19,888 348-8788 Sport & Import


2004 CELICA GT FWD, lthr., sunroof, $12,888 348-8788 Sport & Import



5 LINE PHOTO AD (1 Line in BOLD print)



1998 GMC Safari. 153,503 km. AWD, V6, tow pkg. Exc. cond. $4500. 403-343-9366

Holiday Trailers





TOO MUCH STUFF? Let Classifieds help you sell it.

2 0 0 8 J E E P L I B E R T Y 2004 HUMMER H2 lthr., nav., $19888 348-8788 Sport 4X4 $16,888 Sport & Import 348-8788 Sport & Import

ESTATE LOTS FOR SALE Ready to build on. Take Burnt Lake Trail from Burnt 2005 HONDA ACCORD Lake Store 3.1 kms. SW. EXL sunroof, $12888 348See Bonnysale Subdivi8788 Sport & Import sion sign. Call Keith Bickerton for details @ 403-350-5346

Be the first tenants to move into our brand new building Central AB Home Builders 403-346-5321 Canadian Mental Health Assoc. LOVE camping and outdoors? Canadian Diabetes Assoc. /cawos/index.html Chamber of Commerce 403-347-4491



2008 MERCEDES-BENZ ML 320 AWD, turbo diesel, nav., $39888 Sport & Import 403-348-8788

2006 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA 2.0T FWD, 4 cyl turbo $13888 348-8788 Sport & Import 2006 MITSUBISHI Lancer black $4700 403-550-1194

Vans Buses

2 0 0 3 H y u n d a i Ti b u r o n FWD106300 kms., $7888 7620-50 Av Sport & Import

Sat. Oct. 13, 20 km west of Olds on hwy#27. Landscape supplies, greenhouse equipment, tools, pots, statuary, trees, bagged soil, 2005 MINI COOPER FWD, 77596 kms., $17888 348water barrels, antiques, 8788 Sport & Import much more Viewing Thur 11th - Fri 12th

• Great location • 6 appliances (fridge, stove, dishwasher, washer & dryer, microwave). • Balcony • Window Coverings • Adults only 21+ • No Pets


2004 ESCAPE LTD. lthr., AWD, sunroof, $9888 348-8788 Sport & Import


1 & 2 bedroom suites available Nov. 1st.






Introducing... roducing...



1977 Lincoln Continental mint, new cond, only 7000 orig. miles. “You won’t believe your eyes” $27,500 Call Keith 403-350-5346 2011 TRAVERSE LTZ 1976 NOVA 2 DR. 400 AWD 19472 kms., $35,888 s m a l l b l o c k , $ 8 0 0 0 , 348-8788 Sport & Import 2007 BMW X5 AWD,heads 403-704-3714 2010 WHITE Chev Tra- up, lthr., sunroof, $31,888 verse 62,000 kms, $21,900 348-8788 Sport & Import command start, blk. cloth Cars interior, n/s, exc. cond. 403-885-5262

FOR SALE 29-unit apt bldg Red Deer Strata-titled Below market rents Free & clear financing 100% occupied 5.6% cap rate (2011 NOI & List Price) Call Karen Barry* 403.767.9999 Commercial Propertyshop, 2011 CAMARO RS/2SS , Brokerage *Broker LS3, 2104 kms., $41,888 348-8788 Sport & Import Industrial 2009 CHRYSLER 300C Property 5.7 litre Hemi LIKE NEW! Loaded 70,000 kms $19,500. 403-782-5070 FOR SALE OR LEASE 4200 SQ.FT. heated bay, has two 14x14 overhead doors w/elec lift . radiant heat, Johnstone indus. Park, avail. Oct. 1, call .....RENTED!!

LAKE FRONT PROPERTY -†2300 sqft home on 10 acres $395,000. 10 min from Ponoka. Fishing, swimming & boating at your back door. See #47984.† MLS C3526876. Call 403-519-6773† Email:

2007 TOYOTA FJ Cruiser C pkg., auto., 77,500 kms fully loaded, very nice shape, trades considered, $21,500. 403-598-0682

2007 PATHFINDER LE AWD, lthr., $18888 3488788 Sport & Import


2007 LINCOLN MARK LT 4X4, lthr., sunroof, nav., 89083 kms, $26,888 3488788 Sport & Import



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New Executive

Cottages/Resort Property

3 bdrm., 2 bath townhouse in Lacombe. Walk-out, front att. garage. 1 left. $240,000 incl. all fees. Don’t Miss Out! Lloyd Fiddler 403-391-9294

BLACKFALDS By Owner, New Starter Home. Unique bi-level, walk-out bsmt. FOR SALE OR RENT TO OWN. 403-348-9746, 746-5541

FULLY SERVICED res & duplex lots in Lacombe. Builders terms or owner will J.V. with investors or subtrades who wish to become home builders. Great returns. Call 403-588-8820



3 bdrm. 2 bath HOME in Red Deer. Immediate possession 10 yr warranty. Own it for $1275/mo. OAC CALL 403-346-3100

Something for Everyone Everyday in Classifieds

RIVERSIDE MEADOWS 4 bdrms, 2 bath, large fenced yard, $265,000 403-342-6165

Condos/ Townhouses

1974 MOBILE, 14x72, very clean, many upgrades, serious enquiries only 403-309-3137



NEW HOMES! 403.342.4544



Manufactured Homes

FOR SALE BY OWNER 34 Rover Ave, R.D. Quick poss. Only $344,000. 2000 sq.ft. of dev. finished beautiful 4 level split, dbl. att. garage. Huge vaulted ceilings, 3 bdrm., 2 bath. Granite kitchen counters & backsplash and bath rm. flrs. Laminate throughout. All oak wood fireplace, bar, rails, kitchen cabinets w/island. Lrg. deck, big yard, close to walking trails & park. Don’t miss this opportunity. Great family home. Call Mike 403-340-8789 or cell 403-396-0643




ANN CRAFT Coldwell Banker 403-357-8628


Houses For Sale

Ideal for horses or cattle. Corrals, fenced, heated barn & shop. Open concept custom built bungalow. $465,000. 403-843-6182 (Rimbey)

All these homes have quick possession.

LACOMBE new park, animal friendly. Your mobile or ours. 2 or 3 bdrm. Excellent 1st time home buyers. 403-588-8820


Picturesque Recreational River Hobby Farm.

* LANCASTER 2600 sq.ft. bungalow 4 bdrm. 3 baths front attached garage, main floor laundry $419,900


Mobile Lot


HOUSE on Burnstick Lake 45 mins west of Red Deer. For weekend fun or retirement. Watersports, fishing, wildlife at doorstep. All comforts built-in. $895,000 OBO #48548 Owner: (403) 282-2268

* RED DEER Bi-level, 4 bdrm. 3 baths, front att. garage, 2 sets of laundry main/bsmt. Bower, $334,900

ROOM in Westpark, n/s, no pets. Furnished. TV & utils incl. 403-304-6436

INDUSTRIAL LEASE OPPORTUNITY Innisfail, AB. New 10,000 sq.ft. 2 storey facility on 5 developed acres, Drive thru washbay 4-14’ x18’ O/H drs., 2500 sq. ft. built to suit, main level office, future 2nd level development, .75 kms., off Hwy 2 entrance w/ direct comm. access. Full city services, all amenities within walking distance. Ideal for transportation or oil & gas sectors. ( NNN ) averaging over 10 yr term. less than $20,000 per mo., Operating cost est. 2013 less than $2000/mo., Also avail. for sale. Timing Sept. 2013. Contact Robert 403-890-7273.


* LACOMBE, fully developed bungalow, upgrades, dble. att. heated garage, 4 bdrm. 3 baths, $339,900

ROOM in quiet home. N/S, no drinking, working Female. Avail. Oct. 6. $450 + $200 d.d. 403-309-4155



Lots For Sale

1968 CORVETTE 427, auto, documented, RARE, bronze/orange, 348-8788 Sport & Import

Attention: Special Sections 2950 Bremner Avenue, Red Deer, AB T4R 1M9 or Email:

Deadline for submission is THURSDAY, NOV. 1 35021J7-27


Rooms For Rent



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Less Fuel. More Power. Great Value is a comparison between the 2012 and the 2011 Chrysler Canada product lineups. 40 MPG or greater claim (7.0 L/100 km) based on 2012 EnerGuide highway fuel consumption estimates. Government of Canada test methods used. Your actual fuel consumption will vary based on powertrain, driving habits and other factors. See dealer for additional EnerGuide details. Wise customers read the fine print: •, *, ‡, †, ▲, ', § The All Out Clearout Event offers are limited time offers which apply to retail deliveries of selected new and unused models purchased from participating dealers on or after September 18, 2012. Dealer order/trade may be necessary. Offers subject to change and may be extended without notice. See participating dealers for complete details and conditions. •$20,898 Purchase Price applies to 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan Canada Value Package (29E+CL9) only and includes $8,000 Consumer Cash Discount. $19,998 Purchase Price applies to 2012 Dodge Journey SE Canada Value Package (22F+CLE) only and includes $2,000 Consumer Cash Discount. Pricing includes freight ($1,400–$1,595) and excludes licence, insurance, registration, any dealer administration fees and other applicable fees and applicable taxes. Dealer order/trade may be necessary. Dealer may sell for less. See participating dealers for complete details. *Consumer Cash Discounts are offered on select new 2012 vehicles and are manufacturer-to-dealer incentives, which are deducted from the negotiated price before taxes. Amounts vary by vehicle. See your dealer for complete details. ‡4.49% purchase financing for up to 96 months available on the new 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan Canada Value Package models to qualified customers on approved credit through Royal Bank of Canada, Scotiabank, TD Auto Finance and Ally Credit Canada. Dealer order/trade may be necessary. Dealer may sell for less. See your dealer for complete details. Examples: 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan Canada Value Package/2012 Dodge Journey Canada Value Package with a Purchase Price of $20,898/$19,998 (including applicable Consumer Cash Discounts) financed at 4.49% over 96 months with $0 down payment equals 208 bi-weekly payments of $120/$115 with a cost of borrowing of $3,995/$3,823 and a total obligation of $24,893/$23,821. Pricing includes freight ($1,400–$1,595) and excludes licence, insurance, registration, any dealer administration fees and other applicable fees and taxes. Dealer order/trade may be necessary. Dealer may sell for less. †1.99% purchase financing for up to 36 months available on the new 2012 Dodge Journey SXT models to qualified customers on approved credit through Royal Bank of Canada, Scotiabank, TD Auto Finance and Ally Credit Canada. Dealer order/trade may be necessary. Dealer may sell for less. See your dealer for complete details. Example: 2012 Dodge Journey SXT with a Purchase Price of $25,395 (including applicable Consumer Cash Discount) financed at 1.99% over 36 months with $0 down payment equals 36 monthly payments of $727.27 with a cost of borrowing of $786.72 and a total obligation $26,181.72. Pricing includes freight ($1,400–$1,595) and excludes licence, insurance, registration, any dealer administration fees and other applicable fees and taxes. ▲$1,000 Bonus Cash is available on all new 2012 Dodge Journey SXT and R/T models. Bonus Cash will be deducted from the negotiated price after taxes. See your dealer for complete details. 'Ultimate Family Van Bonus Cash is available to retail customers on purchase/lease at participating dealers of a new 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan model (excluding Canada Value Package models) or any new 2012 Chrysler Town & Country model. The Bonus Cash amount ($1,250 for models equipped with a DVD player; $750 for all other models) will be deducted from the negotiated price after taxes. The included no charge Uconnect Hands Free Group represents an additional $750 in value. Some conditions apply. See your dealer for complete details. §2012 Dodge Grand Caravan Crew shown. Price including applicable Consumer Cash Discount: $27,395. 2012 Dodge Journey Crew shown. Price including applicable Consumer Cash Discount: $27,595. Pricing includes freight ($1,400–$1,595) and excludes licence, insurance, registration, any dealer administration fees and other applicable fees and applicable taxes. Dealer order/trade may be necessary. Dealer may sell for less. &Based on R. L. Polk Canada Inc. January to October 2011 Canadian Total New Vehicle Registration data for Chrysler Crossover Segments. ■Based on Ward’s 2012 Small Van Segmentation. Excludes other Chrysler Group LLC designed and/or manufactured vehicles. ¤Based on 2012 EnerGuide Fuel Consumption Guide ratings published by Natural Resources Canada. Transport Canada test methods used. Your actual fuel consumption will vary based on powertrain, driving habits and other factors. 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan – Hwy: 7.9 L/100 km (36 MPG) and City: 12.2 L/100 km (23 MPG). 2012 Dodge Journey SE 2.4 L 4-speed automatic – Hwy: 7.5 L/100 km (38 MPG) and City: 10.8 L/100 km (26 MPG). The Best Buy Seal is a registered trademark of Consumers Digest Communications LLC, used under licence. TMThe SiriusXM logo is a registered trademark of SiriusXM Satellite Radio Inc. ®Jeep is a registered trademark of Chrysler Group LLC.

E6 RED DEER ADVOCATE Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012

















• 3.6 L Pentastar VVT V6 with 283 HP • One-touch up/down front windows





• Industry-Exclusive 2nd row Super Stow ’n Go® with one-hand operation • 2nd row overhead 9-inch video screen and DVD console • Hands-free connectivity with UconnectTM Voice Command with Bluetooth® • Media Centre 430 with 6.5-inch touch-screen display




20,898 •

INCLUDES $8,000 CONSUMER CASH* AND FREIGHT. 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan Crew shown.§






7.5 L/100 KM HWY ¤




• Fog lamps • 17-inch aluminum wheels • LED taillamps







• ParkView® Rear Back-up Camera • Air conditioning with Tri-zone Temperature Control • 3rd row Stow ’n Go with tailgate seats • SiriusXMTM Satellite Radio (includes one year of service)





2012 Dodge Journey Crew shown. §







9/19/12 12:54 PM

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October 06, 2012 edition of the Red Deer Advocate

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