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The Young Gunz Trick Riders thrilled spectators at the Kananaskis Pro Rodeo held on April 25 to 27. Eleven-year-old Avery Aleman and 9-year-old Cora Croteau performed a variety of stunning feats such as roman riding, backbends, and vaulting while 11-year-old Cooper Resch showed his mastery of the lasso and bull whip. See more photos on page 6. Photo by J. MacFarlane

Tim Hortons has ended its relationship with the franchisee of its Crowsnest Pass and Fernie outlets following allegations of abuse of Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP). In an emailed statement, Tim Hortons’ spokesperson Olga Petrycki, said the donut chain has “terminated our relationship with Blairmore, Alberta/Fernie B.C. franchisee for failing to comply with Employment Standards requirements, a matter Tim Hortons takes very seriously”. In December of last year, a complaint was filed against Pierre Pelletier, owner of the two franchises. Six former employees said they were hired under TFWP alleging Pelletier made them pay back a portion of their overtime wages in cash. They also accused him of charging employees the processing fees for renewing their temporary work permits, which according to regulations, the employer is responsible for paying, and of threatening and manipulating behaviour. None of the employees worked in the Crowsnest Pass franchise. Tim Hortons has assumed corporate control of the two restaurants and no employees have been affected, Petrycki said. “Tim Hortons has a strong track record in responsibly using this [temporary foreign worker] program. In a few isolated incidents where that has not been the case, we have acted to remove those franchisees from our system,” said Scott Bonikowsky, Tim Horton’s vice president of corporate affairs. In recent months, the 10-year old federal scheme designed to allow companies to bring in workers for sectors and industries experiencing chronic labour shortages, has faced stinging criticism. Along with Tim Hortons, McDonald’s Canada and private hospitality companies have been accused of giving priority to foreign workers over Canadian employees. On April 24, Employment Minister Jason Kenney announced an immediate moratorium on the fast-food industry’s access to TFWP. The employment minister also said his office is investigating complaints and warned those who break the rules will face criminal prosecution. “The Foreign Worker program is only supposed to be a last and limited resort, when Canadians don’t apply to the available jobs,” Kenney said. “It doesn’t matter what the size of the business is, the book will be thrown at those who abuse it.” Currently, an estimated 338,000 temporary foreign workers are employed in Canada.

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FireSmart project continues By Joni MacFarlane Editor

residences. Areas currently targeted include Kananaskis Wilds, West People in Crowsnest Pass Coleman, Allison Creek Fish may have seen smoke billowing Hatchery, up on the Flumeroutskirts felt Park, of residenPineview, tial areas Coleman over the Sports past few C o m m o n t h s. plex, ValFear not: ley Ridge, the smoke G o l d is all Creek, part of a SouthFireSmart m o r e / program. Blairmore CrowsSW and nest Pass Blairmore Fire Chief SE. S t e v e MunMunshaw shaw said said the partnerproject has ing with been in E S R D the works gave the A crew from Simply Live work on thinning brush and dead wood from for several p r o j Blairmore as part of the FireSmart program in east Blairmore. The years and ect more program is a joint partnership between the province and municipality is a joint funding to clear areas near residential areas that could pose a fire hazard. i n i t i at ive and has alPhoto by J. MacFarlane of Alberta lowed the E nv i r o n municipalment & ity to exSustainable Resource Develop- down on the ground, diseased, pand the scope of the project. ment (ESRD). “It’s put us years ahead,” he damaged or dangerous – as criBegun in mid-February, three teria. Regrowth is thinned and said. contractors, including two lo- anything under three metres In addition, Munshaw said, cal companies – Simply Live in height is pruned to half its Crowsnest Pass has progressed and Trotz Brothers Holdings - height, said Munshaw. at a greater pace than other have been scattered throughout Small piles of brush are FireSmart communities and the area on provincial and mu- burned on site while larger trees has been lauded for this initianicipal forested land to “fire- are chainsawed and left for fire- tive. safe” communities. At a recent conference, wood for the public to help FireSmart is an international themselves to. “Crowsnest Pass was showprogram to reduce or prevent Canmore’s Montane For- cased as leaders in FireSmart”, wildfire to homes, communities est Management completed he added. and natural resources. The project will be completed a study in 2012 that identified Crews are thinning forest areas as having the highest haz- by mid-May and signs will be stands in nine blocks of Crown ard based on criteria such as installed in Flumerfelt Park land totaling 309 hectares. An- fuel type, density, mitigation of showing the work, before and other 46 hectares is municipal a possible fire, and proximity to after. property. They remove the bottom two metres of trees using the five “Ds” – anything that’s dead,

MUNICIPALITY OF CROWSNEST PASS NOTICE OF DEVELOPMENT PERMIT LAND USE BYLAW No. 868-2013 The Development Authority of the Municipality of Crowsnest Pass recently approved the following development application(s): 1. DP2014-029; Plan 7811219, Block 5, Lot 11; 13570 15 Avenue, Blairmore, AB. Discretionary Use: Class 2 – Home Occupation (Picture Framer) (subject to conditions). 2. DP2014-033; Plan 3387AE, Block 19, Lot 14; 1314 85 Street, Coleman, AB. Discretionary Use: Front and Rear deck with a variance of the front and southerly side yard setback (subject to conditions). NE¼-12-8-W5M; 5265 20 Avenue, Coleman. 3. DP2014-035; Discretionary Use: Detached Garage that is 26.79m² (288 ft²) with a variance of the easterly side yard setback (subject to conditions). 4. DP2014-036; Plan 232AI, Block 22, Lot 1; 6501 22 Avenue, Coleman. Discretionary Use: Front Deck with a variance of the front yard setback (subject to conditions). 5. DP2014-037; Plan 1604GH, Block n/a, Lot 3; 2710 226 Street, Bellevue. Discretionary Use: Manufactured Home – Class 1 with a variance of the front yard setback (subject to conditions). 6. DP2014-038; Plan 1604GH, Block n/a, Lot 3; 2710 226 Street, Bellevue. Discretionary Use: Detached Garage that is 71.35 m² (768 ft²) (subject to conditions). 7. DP2014-039; Plan 6808CU, Block 25, Lot 5-7; 8537 24 Avenue, Coleman. Discretionary Use: Detached Garage that is 111.48 m² (1200 ft²) (subject to conditions). Any persons claiming to be adversely affected by the above developments may file an appeal in writing by May 14, 2014, to the MUNICIPALITY OF CROWSNEST PASS, SUBDIVISION AND DEVELOPMENT APPEAL BOARD, BOX 600, CROWSNEST PASS, ALBERTA T0K 0E0. A fee of $200.00 must be included with the appeal.Ken Bourdeau Development Officer 403-562-8833

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Clean up of the former Crowsnest Centre site remains ongoing. Demolition company Dakota Reclamators have completed their portion while municipal administration reviews options for the remaining debris and depressions in the ground. One of the options under consideration is to take sediment from flood recovery work at Lyons Creek to fill up the holes. Photo by J. MacFarlane

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If he was that sort of guy, Stephen Harper might think he’s got some bad karma going on this year. After an increasingly firm hand on the controls – in his caucus, with the media, and in just about every other arena a PM can control things - we’re starting to see push-back in a way that was unthinkable over the past eight years. First the judicial system spits on some of the feds’ tough-on-crime efforts. The Supreme Court ruled that judges have discretion to give credit for time already served. The government tried to stop this practice. The Supreme Court ruled that prisoners have the right to prompt access to superior courts whatever province they’re in. The government wanted prisoners to go through a slow process involving Federal Court. The government also took away access to early parole from non-violent, first-time federal offenders, including those already sentenced. The Supreme Court said no, the law can’t be applied retroactively. Then in a crushing defeat, the Supreme Court quashed Harper’s appointee, Marc Nadon, ruling that he was ineligible because he didn’t have the special qualifications required for Quebec judges on the Supreme Court. And then there were the blows from outside Canadian courts. Forever banning the words “no-brainer” from every politician’s lips, the U.S. delayed a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline – yet again. Although expressing confidence that the pipeline will be built, Harper must surely be frustrated by this wholly political decision. Days before, B.C. First Nations officially rejected the Northern Gateway pipeline saying the risks outweigh the rewards. First Nations can’t veto resource projects, but they can bury them in lawsuits for years to come. In the same vein, a majority of residents of Kitimat, B.C. (58%) also said no to the Northern Gateway project. It’s unlikely the non-binding plebiscite will have any impact, but it definitely changes the photo-ops when/if shovels hit the ground. Then just last week, the Conservatives took another blow with the Supreme Court blocking their wish to reform the Senate without unanimous provincial consent. The ruling leaves Harper little choice but to back away from his long fight to reform the Red Chamber. Those with a more cynical bent believe he can now say, at least he tried. Bad karma or just some bad ideas turned down. JLM The Crowsnest Pass Free Press welcomes letters to the editor that are of interest to our community. Whatever the subject, there are a few basic guidelines to follow before Crowsnest Pass Free Press will publish your comment. • One letter per person per month, about 400 words or less. • All letters must contain the name, address and signature of the writer, and a phone number where they may be reached during business hours. Anonymous letters will not be published and pen names may not be used, except in exceptional circumstances at the discretion of the editor. • The editor reserves the right to edit for length, clarity or reject letters over matters of libel, legality, taste or style. Letters published do not necessarily reflect the editorial policy or belief of this newspaper.

Tax assessment 101 By Joni MacFarlane Editor

In the next few days, homeowners will receive their 2014 tax bill sparking one of those topics we all love to hate. Viewed as a mysterious and convoluted science, property owners are often left scratching their heads after receiving their tax notice. Especially in a year such as this one when the municipality did not raise taxes. What many homeowners need to know is that properties are assessed individually and your home’s unique characteristics are the basis for its assessment. According to government regulations, tax assessments for the 2014 tax year are based on market data from July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013. To determine assessed values, municipal assessor, Glen Snelgrove, looks at the market activity in each

property category for that 12-month period and establishes a range of between 95 per cent and 105 per cent of the standard market value of that property. A market value assessment is the most likely selling price of a property during the 12-month period and that is why assessments change each year. In other words, the real estate market establishes the value of your property but it’s always a year behind. The physical characteristics of each property are also considered and assessors determine what that property would sell for at July 1. It’s especially challenging in a market that’s declined such as the Crowsnest Pass has experienced in the last five years. When there are fewer sales, there is less data to base values on. Assessors also consider whether or not properties have been significantly upgraded such as adding a garage or a deck. Cosmetic changes such as paint

or windows will not change your assessed value. A provincial audit is done before assessments are approved but property owners can appeal the assessment if they disagree. Snelgrove advises homeowners to talk with him if they believe the assessed value is wrong to see if something was missed. If the matter can’t be resolved, you may appeal your assessment by filing a formal complaint that will be heard by the Local Assessment Review Board. The Composite Assessment Review Board hears formal complaints on non-residential properties or residential properties with four or more dwelling units. Property taxes are due on June 30th unless you are on the preauthorized payment plan. For more information visit the municipal website or call 403-562-8833.




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Residents give input into second phase of heritage inventory project By Joni MacFarlane Editor

the project. “There were a few who were very knowledgable and we got some specific information,” he said. “A number of the property owners who knew the buildings were here.” The entire process is extensive, said Merinda Conley, CDS Principal. The final sites identified undergo exhaustive research necessary to obtain mu-

Lastly, a brief narrative on the building makes up the survey to capture the essence of a building and the defining elements of its character. Continuing with its inventory of historiOnce the surveys are done, a Statement of cal buildings, the public were invited to Significance is completed that looks at the move eastward and share their views on site’s heritage value in terms of how it ties the importance of sites in Blairmore and back to the history and involvement of the Frank. community. An open house for Phase Two of the HeriThe statement also includes tage Inventory Project was held the value of the buildings on April 23 to gather informahow they speak to the period, tion from property owners and the significance of the matethe community in order to crerials used at the time, the arate a short list of properties for chitectural period of the time, the final listing. and their defining elements. Last summer, Phase I of the Once a building has been Crowsnest Pass Heritage Inevaluated and a draft Stateventory was completed after ment of Significance has been 31 sites from Coleman west to prepared, it may be eligible the border were extensively refor designation as a Municisearched. pal Designated Resource, said Provincial grants have allowed Rebecca Goodenough with the project to expand and the Alberta Culture, Historic Refocus is now on properties in sources Management Branch. the communities of Blairmore This allows the property ownand Frank. er to apply for grant funding Over 100 potential sites were from the province to preserve initially identified. The Municithe building’s character and pal Heritage Board, along with defining elements, she said, consultants from Community and to protect their investDesign Strategies (CDS) Inc., Crowsnest Pass residents provided information at an open ment. trimmed it down to a total of house on April 23 about buildings in Blairmore and Frank “It’s a good process and can 64 sites. as part Phase II of the municipal heritage inventory project. increase property values,” she CDS Associate, Robert Earley, Photo by J. MacFarlane said. “The best way to preserve said they are hoping to narrow [historic buildings] is to have a it down further to 35 sites - 15 use... and make them more acresidential and 20 commercial. cessible.” At the open house, displays of the 64 properties were on hand and the nicipal heritage designation. This con- The Municipal Heritage Partnership Procommunity was asked to vote on the ones sists of two components for each site -a gram assists with funding as well as prosurvey and a Statement of Significance. viding training in heritage programs, said they think were most significant. Earley said they were also looking for To complete a survey, black and white Goodenough. She added that in the case information on specific buildings such archival photos and colour digital pho- of Crowsnest Pass, there was no need for as who the builder was, who the original tos are taken of all features of the build- such assistance because the Municipal owner was, who lived in it, and in the case ing. Every element, such as a gabled Heritage Board is very knowledgeable. of commercial buildings, what it was used roof or a moulded fascia, has a provin- “Crowsnest Pass is very well versed in cially assigned code that is written down. historical projects,” she said. “They know for. “A lot of it has to do with memories... A brief description of the building is pro- what they’re doing.” how people feel about the buildings,” said vided that includes the outdoor environ- A final report on the Blairmore/Frank Earley. “We want to know how significant ment, landscaping or view, as well as a sum- Phase will be presented to municipal counmary of alterations and current condition. cil in September, said Conley, followed by they are to the community.” Earlier in the day, seniors in the commu- The year of construction is identified, the a final open house. nity were invited to participate and Earley building’s usage over time, its owners by The three-phase project is expected to said their knowledge was very valuable to date of acquisition, and if possible, the cover all five historic communities of the architect, builder and craftsmen involved. Crowsnest Pass.

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In his blue cap and jacket, Merv Froland is a familiar sight to curlers at the Crowsnest Curling Club. No matter how many games or what time the first draw is, Merv is there with his Ice King keeping the curling rink ice in good shape for all to enjoy. From mid-October to mid-April, he has provided this service by “cutting” the ice weekly, cleaning and pebbling as needed. During this year’s Bunny Bonspiel, Merv got to the rink before the first draw around 5:30 a.m., cleaning the ice after every game and pebbling before each draw. He estimated he put in about 33 hours over the four-day event. An avid curler himself, Merv said shortly after he joined the club, he found they needed help with ice maintenance and three years later, he’s taken on the task throughout the season. Thanks to Gary Sigsworth and Tony Vastenhout, he said, he always has others to depend on for help. “The club needs someone to do it and just like every club, there are financial issues,” Merv said. “The more people volunteer, the more successful the club is.”

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We are your one stop shop for Mother’s Day! We carry a variety of fresh plants, silk wreaths & arrangements, fresh floral bouquets, specializing in modern design.

We will be moving to a new local in June 2014 12701 20th Ave Blairmore!

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Variety of locks and lock supplies carried

Crowsnest Electric specializing in vehicle lockouts, Est. 2013 residential & commercial rekeying, and master keying James Russomanno Electrician/Owner

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Animal tracks in the Crowsnest Pass By Barbara van Vierssen Trip Crowsnest Museum

Some of the most beautiful ‘beasts’ in nature live in the Crowsnest Pass and its surrounding areas. People living here (or passing through) will most likely see wild animals regularly. There are some animals we share our space with that you rarely get a chance to see, like the local wolf population. Do you know how to tell if they were around? The easiest sign to see (especially in the snow and the mud) are footprints. Here are some tips to help you try and figure out if tracks you see belong to a domestic dog, a coyote, or a wolf. The first tip is that there is not just one thing that helps you tell the difference between these prints; you have to try to observe a few things together. One big sign is where the print is located. Wolves rarely, if ever, come into residential areas, though dogs and the occasional coyote can be found in town. In addition, usually all canine footprints have their front two

toes line up. If you find a track with a ‘leading’ toe that is longer, you may have found a cougar print instead. The trick is that if a canine slips in the mud their footprint could look like one toe was in front. Secondly, try to check out the size of the print. Wolf prints are the largest canine prints, usually to 9 to 13 cm (3.5 to 5 inches) long. Even the largest dogs tend to have smaller footprints (about 10cm). You can also look at where the prints lie: due to domestication and breeding, dogs have much broader shoulders than hips. Their front feet therefore make prints outside their rear feet. Wolves and coyotes have such a similar front and back stride that their footprints sometimes overlap. Do you want a guaranteed, up-close sighting rather than a chance of telling prints? Your best bet for seeing wild wolves in the Crowsnest area is actually to come to the Museum where you can visit our Wildlife Room, and learn a bit more about these majestic creatures. It’s probably a safer choice too.

Fun By The Numbers

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




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This Week: CHERYL NORMAN Cheryl enjoys walking her dogs, the support from co-workers, and is a loving mother.

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Bringing art to Crowsnest Pass By Joni MacFarlane Editor

HELP WANTED TEMPORARY, PART-TIME LABORER The Crowsnest/Pincher Creek Landfill is seeking a Labourer on a temporary,

part-time basis. General clean up duties as required. Days and hours may vary. Personal protection equipment will be provided. For more information call (403) 628-3849, or e-mail Please submit application via fax or e-mail to: The Crowsnest/Pincher Creek Landfill Association: Box 668, Pincher Creek, AB T0K 1W0 Fax: 403 628-2258

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ideas with.” The reaction from the artistic community has been great, said Yanota, but for now the Studio will For centuries artists have known the power of be used as their own personal space. place in sparking creativity. The magnificence of the Previously working mainly in coloured pencil, Rocky MounYanota focuses on tains has long fine art and is now been a setting working in mixed rich in imaginamedia. Catchpole is tive powers so it’s focusing on impresno coincidence sionist oils while that Crowsnest Earl, who works Pass attracts a mostly in oil and community of ink, is currently exartists. ploring 3D ideas. Now a group “We just come have opened a up and enjoy being space in Blaircreative,” said Yamore to explore nota. “It’s mainly their work in a work space with a creative and opportunities to sharing environmaybe develop it ment. for the public and The Artist Colother artists. We’ve lective Studio is got an open mind Nichole Yanota and Charlotte Catchpole proudly show the brainchild so we’ll see how it their excitement at the opening of the Artist Collective of Nichole Yadevelops.” Studio in Blairmore. Missing from the photo is third artist, nota, Charlotte The Studio is Deirdre Earl. Catchpole and hosting a figure Photo by J. MacFarlane Deirdre Earl. drawing session on Formerly the May 3 with a live Yoga Hub, the artist. They’ve had group heard the space was available and jumped at a tremendous response for the session, said Yanota. the chance to turn it into their own personal creUnlike art classes, no teacher is on hand to criative retreat. tique or judge. Rather, it’s an opportunity for peo“It’s just a great opportunity to work together, ple with a desire to draw to share space with other sharing an art space,” said Yanota. artists while working together. “It’s so exciting to get in here and create,” added The Artist Collective Studio is open by appointCatchpole. “It’s nice to have someone else to share ment only. Contact Yanota at 403-562-7889.

minimal operation of smaller self-propelled equipment relating to the maintenance of road and sidewalk systems, water distribution, waste water and storm water collection systems. The Manager of Operational Services is responsible for overseeing transportation, building systems; utility services including freshwater treatment and distribution, wastewater treatment and collection, solid waste services and electrical distribution.

The Equipment Operator III maintains municipal roadways and water and sewer mains and services by operating equipment and performing labouring work.

The Equipment Operator I is a Level 1 entry operator position where general labour functions are combined with operation of light duty fleet vehicles, mechanized tools and equipment, and

Please see for full Job Descriptions. All competitions listed above close on May 6, 2014. Apply to: Sheldon Steinke, Chief Administrative Officer, Box 600, Crowsnest Pass, AB T0K 0E0 or by fax to (403) 563-5474 or email to:

The Community Yard Waste Site is open in Frank from Monday-Friday from 7:30am-noon and 12:30-2:30 pm and Saturday-Sunday from 11:002:30 pm. To dump items, please obtain the key from the Sewer Treatment Plant and return the key once you are done. Please note: this site is for residential use only. Please call Operations for more information at (403) 563-2220.

There are still vacancies on the following boards:    

Community Economic Development and Tourism Advisory Committee (CEDTAC) Community Policing Committee Municipal Planning Commission Sport and Recreation Committee

Applications are due May 22, 2014. Application Form, Terms of Reference and how to apply is available on

Please be advised that boulevard sweeping will not be done by the municipal crews as the equipment is too heavy to be on the boulevards and causes damage. Dates for sweeping will be posted on the municipal website, and on Mountain Radio. All Main Streets will be completed prior to sweeping in residential areas. The sweeper will spend one week in each town until complete. Please rake your boulevard prior to scheduled sweeping.

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Crowsnest Pass Chamber of Commerce

26th Annual Lifestyle & Outdoor Adventure Show May 2 & 3

Lifestyle show continues growing Building on the success of last year, the Crowsnest Pass Chamber of Commerce’s 26th Annual Lifestyle & Outdoor Adventure Show continues growing into one of the best trade shows in southwest Alberta. Patrick Sager, Chamber President, said the show continues to grow in size and popularity with many vendors booking space as soon as it’s announced. He said exhibitors travel from the Elk Valley and across southern Alberta to participate. “There are a lot of new exhibitors and every year, we’re drawing from further afield,” said Sager. “It grows every year.” In celebration of last year’s

silver anniversary, Chamber board members felt the show needed to include a broader definition of businesses, activities and organizations in the Pass. They felt the moniker, Trade Show, was too generic and excluded potential exhibitors. Changing the name to Lifestyle Show was more inclusive and reflected who the Crowsnest Pass is today, they said. The Lifestyle Show encompasses the entire building including the curling rink lounge and visitors will find 115 exhibitors, said Sager, including home-based businesses and the outdoor adventure show featuring a new motorsport company. The show attracts over 2,000 visitors, said Sager, and visitors will find two new outside attractions (weather permitting). Crowsnest Pass RCMP will


Welcome visitors and exhibitors to the 2014 CNP Chamber of Commerce Lifestyle Show

Jewel Crowsnest Vein & Laser Clinic Crumbs Cakery - Elk Valley Cutco Cutlery Darcy’s Nature Walk for Mental Wellness/Sponsor: Crowsnest Medical Clinic Deluxe Granite do-Terra Essential Oils Domestic Bliss Services Eldorado RV Energy Smart Hot Tubs Epicure Fernie Alpine Resort Frank Slide Interpretive Centre GardenScapes/Springbreak Garden Ctr Ghostrider Motorsports GMS Mechanical & Equipment Gold Canyon Candles Grace Adele Green Mountain Campground Heritage Acres Farm Museum Heritage Fine Furnishings Holmes Ecowater HomechekCNP Investor’s Group J & E Warlow Enterprises J.N. Contracting Jamberry Nail Wraps Jewels by Jools/(William’s glassware) John Barlow - PC Candidate McLeod Jolie’s Leggings (JK Apparel) L A Satellite Mary Kay/Organo Gold Coffee/Gold Buying Mialisia Jewelry Mountain Gal Moutain Ink My Closet Naked Windows

prizes. For visitors’ added convenience, an ATM is now available in the building and the free Wi-Fi signal has been boosted to accommodate this busy weekend. Visitors to the Lifestyle Show will find an extensive menu with Vito’s Restaurant who was awarded the concession, as well as an affordable breakfast on Saturday morning. An added feature for vendors is they can order food from local restaurants couriered to the show. “We’re looking forward to a great show and invite everyone to come out,” said Sager. Help celebrate 26 years at the Crowsnest Pass Lifestyle & Outdoor Adventure Show on May 2 from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. and May 3 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Crowsnest Sports Complex in Coleman.

Northern Stone Design Oldman Watershed Council Pampered Chef PartyLite Gifts Ltd. Passion Parties Patti’s Party Rentals Perfect Posies Greenhouse Powerstrips Rainbow Smiles Fantastic Faces Rainbow Vacuum Systems Rocky Mountain Properties Savage Dynamics Scentsy Shaw Communications Inc. Skyline S X S Rentals South Hill Designs Little Trinkets Spraytek Insulation Ltd. Steiger Flooring Solutions Steve’s Urethane Summit Travel Suncoast Enclosures The Brick Pincher Creek The Health Hub The Soup Company The Water Clinic Thrive Life Tiffany’s One Stop Shop Timber n’ Tines Top Gunn Mechanical Twisted Treats UFA Pincher Creek UROC Velata Whimzical Gifts Emporium Willow Valley Soaps Windswept Woodworking/RoadWatch Wood and More Young Living Essential Oils Young Parkyn McNab LLP

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have a vehicle rollover simulator and are inviting those brave enough to sit inside and experience it. Also featured is a Jaws of Life extraction with Crowsnest Pass Fire/Rescue department taking apart an old car. Both events will take place Friday and Saturday afternoons. The events stage will be busier than ever with 15-minute spots featuring a handyman challenge, hypnosis, yoga demonstration, belly dancing, cookware product demonstration, accupuncture and fashion shows. Local musician and Crowsnest Pass Idol finalist Carly Perkin will be performing on Saturday from 3 p.m. on. Visitors are invited to try their luck at a bean bag toss for a chance to win a new 40-inch TV, said Sager, as well as numerous consolation and door


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May 2 (3-9 pm) & May 3 (10-5 pm) at the Coleman Sportsplex Admission $5/person kids under 12 FREE!

A Big Thank You! to our show sponsors Fernie & CNP Free Press

Shop in over 70 Business booths, 27 Outdoor Adventure Exhibits and 31 Home Based Business Tables upstairs. Come on down for all the show only deals!


Friday, May 2 Sig & Rose Gail 4pm Handyman Challenge 5pm Hypnosis Demo 615pm Fashion Show 7 pm Saturday, May 3 Yoga Demo 1130 am Belly Dancing 1230 pm Cooking Tool Demo 100 pm Acupuncture 130 pm Fashion Show 200 pm “Crowsnest Idol Finalist” Carly Perkins 300 pm

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