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David Reynolds of Innisfail is determined to find the crash site of a plane that went down over Christmas in 1978. BY MURRAY CRAWFORD ADVOCATE STAFF It was supposed to be a Christmas in the Rockies for a Saskatchewan family. Chet and Betty Talbott and their son Sheldon left Indian Head in a Cessna 185 with experienced pilot Art Underwood at the helm on Dec. 23, 1978. They were headed out to 108 Mile House Ranch in British Columbia, just north of 100 Mile House. Their daughter Debbie was waiting for them there. Bad weather forced them to land at the Red Deer airport the evening of Dec. 23, and they spent the night in the city. They then took off the next day headed for Kamloops, B.C., to be followed by a drive to the ranch and a family Christmas. But they never made it. The plane and its occupants vanished. For more than two weeks a search and rescue operation scoured parts of the West Country in hopes of finding the remains of a crash site. The search and rescue team based out of Edmonton, then CFB Namao, logged about 1,100 hours flight time during the search, but the operation came up empty. Today, 35 years later, a Rimbey area resident at the time of the crash who now lives in Innisfail, believes he may know where the crash is and he wants to try to find it. Just 12 years old at the time, David Reynolds said Betty and Sheldon Talbott survived the crash and he communicated with Betty for two days after through walkie-talkies. Christmas has always been a difficult time for Reynolds, but for decades he never really knew why. But a couple of years ago, the memory of the crash, talking with Betty and the failure of finding the crash came back to haunt the now 47-year-old. With the help of his partner, Kayla Hart, he said he has slowly remembered details of the incident. Using walkie-talkies, Reynolds said he and his cousin heard a voice they didn’t expect on Christmas Eve. The voice identified herself as Betty Talbott. “We called the police and they came. My mother talked to them and somebody sent her to listen for

the black box beeping,” said Reynolds. “We did hear noise in the background.” The walkie-talkies they used came courtesy of Reynolds’ uncle as a Christmas present. They were discarded airline communication devices that were not being used. Reynolds’ cousin, Tracey Kerklaan of Red Deer, remembered that they were out playing with the walkie-talkies that day. “All of a sudden a distress thing came across our walkie-talkies,” said Kerklaan. “It was a woman freaking out saying that their plane had crashed, people were hurt and presumed dead and she needed help.


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“At first we thought this was weird, we were 12, and we kept communicating for a little bit and then we went and got (Reynolds’) mom, my Aunt Margaret, and told her.” Kerklaan said her aunt called the RCMP. She remembers the day as a clear, nice day for the middle of an Alberta winter. Reynolds said Betty told him that Sheldon was alive the first day they communicated, but he didn’t make it through that night.

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Moncton rallies around RCMP A man facing murder charges after three RCMP officers were gunned down in Moncton appeared briefly in court Friday. Story on PAGE A4



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RCMP hunting for two suspects after shot fired at campground


BY MURRAY CRAWFORD ADVOCATE STAFF After a shot was fired at an isolated campground Thursday night during an incident west of Innisfail, RCMP responded with major reinforcements. Police are now searching for two men described as armed and dangerous. Shortly after 7:30 p.m., Innisfail RCMP were called to a report of the attempted robbery at Kelly’s Campground, about 20 kms west of Innisfail. Police said the two suspects drove into the campground in a yellow extended cab Dodge pickup truck with black stripes on the box. Kelly’s Campground is operated by the Innisfail Fish and Game Association. Treasurer Marlene Davis said it is a quiet, family campground and at the time there were children playing. “They came in full tilt down the hill,” said Davis. “They busted through the gate. “They did pull out a gun and shoot, which is very scary.” Witness reports said the vehicle stopped in front of one of the RV lots

Olds College honours 98th graduating class today More than 700 Olds College will walk the stage to get their post-secondary honours and handshake today. The 98th graduating class of the Central Alberta college will get their chance to celebrate their success at the Ralph Klein Centre in Olds. Art Froehlich will be recognized as

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Red Deer College wrapped up a milestone year with the 50th Convocation taking place on Friday morning and afternoon. Close to 500 students attended the ceremonies, which were split between morning and afternoon convocations, at Westerner Park. A total of 1,800 students qualified to attend this years convocation ceremony.



Court told suspect in animal abuse case needs further mental assessment CALGARY — Several animal rights activists were in court Friday at an appearance for a man accused of torturing and killing a dog and a cat he


MYSTERY: Focus of search is two sections of bush The next day, back on the walkietalkies, they heard Betty again. She was angry that no one had showed up to save her. But after that, nothing else was ever heard again from Betty. “Probably one of the worst parts of her dying was her thinking we were screwing her over,” said Reynolds. “It’s a hard thought to imagine.”


the 2014 honourary degree recipient. He is being recognized for his life-long dedication to the agricultural industry starting with his childhood on a family farm in east-central Saskatchewan and has been farming ever since. He still raises Red Angus cattle and harvests grain. He has served on a number of Olds College committees including sitting as chair of the entrepreneur advisory committee.

found online. Nicolino Ivano Camardi, 19, of Calgary faces charges of wilfully causing unnecessary pain, suffering or injury to an animal. Camardi’s hands were shackled as he was brought into the prisoner’s docket. He was arrested last month and ordered to undergo a psychiatric assessment. Court was told an additional 30 days are required to complete the mental review to determine whether he is fit to stand trial. The Calgary Humane Society began investigating in January when a starved dog was found dead with tape

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EDMONTON — Alberta Tory leadership candidate Jim Prentice is being questioned on his commitment to public health care, given he sat on a corporate board that oversaw a pricey

private clinic. The Friends of Medicare and the NDP say Prentice needs to make clear what changes, if any, he would make on private delivery in the public system if he were to become the next premier. Prentice is one of three men vying to win a leadership vote in September. His campaign team says he has cut all his corporate ties as part of his bid for the top job. He was on the board of directors of Coril Holdings, which owns a Calgary boutique clinic that offers patients full service fitness and health care for almost $4,500 a year.

During the search, Canadian Forces Major Vic Keating said it would have been over in hours if the plane’s emergency locator transmitter had been operating. “That night the search was still on the news, and that was it,” said Reynolds. Reynolds said the walkie-talkies were taken from the family as part of the police investigation. The search for the wreckage continued until Jan. 9, 1979. Even psychics offered their help, but after 17 days the search was called off without finding the crash site. This past winter, as a form of therapy, Reynolds began using maps and researching where the signal he picked up 35 years ago may have come from. “There are a couple of chunks of bush that just scream,” said Reynolds, in reference to places that he believes

could hide the place wreckage. “It’s been 35 years, so that would have had to have been thick enough bush that they would have crashed into and be hidden well enough. Now, 35 years later, they haven’t been found so that tells me it’s either unhuntable, private property or old bush land that nobody rides into.” The focus of his search is two sections of bush, one just off of Hwy 53 near Hwy 761 northwest of Rimbey, and another patch of bush further south close to Caroline. But that patch near Caroline was part of the search in 1978-79. “In reality it doesn’t look that daunting,” said Reynolds. “We’d be looking for old damage, tree break-offs and we’re only talking about a few square miles of bush.” Earlier in May he took a drive to his old homestead, saying access by roads

to the area has improved significantly. Two subsequent trips to scout the area he said are promising and he hopes to go for a more thorough look soon. Information obtained through an Access to Information Request through Library and Archives Canada found a hunting party near the Barriere RCMP detachment in B.C., north of Kamloops, had heard a disturbance that sounded like “tin-rattling” on Nov. 9 or 10, 1979. A 20-acre region was investigated and the search came up negative with no cause for the sound determined. Another Access to Information Request submitted to the RCMP said the records had likely been destroyed based on a schedule established by the Librarian and Archivist of Canada, who now holds the file. A follow up information request has been submitted to Library and Archives Canada.

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and the driver exited the truck and spoke to the lone occupant of the site. “The driver wanted the occupant of the RV site to give him his vehicle. They wanted him to give up his vehicle and the occupant refused.” According to police, the situation escalated and one suspect fired a shot from a handgun into the ground and then fled the scene in the yellow truck. A second suspect was inside the truck. Members from eight RCMP detachments along with RCMP Air Services Helicopter, Red Deer Forensic Identification Section and Police Dog Services responded to the scene and surrounding area. Police describe the suspects as Caucasian men in their early to mid 20s and wearing dark clothing. One male was reported to have red hair and the other had light brown hair. A short time after the initial incident, the yellow truck was located in Bowden. It had been stolen from a rural location near Pine Lake. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Innisfail RCMP detachment at 403-2273342 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-2228477.





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World leaders mark D-Day BY THE CANADIAN PRESS COURSEULLES-SUR-MER, France — Well before the dignitaries descended Friday, Mark Wyatt and his father Chris strolled the sands of Juno Beach, reflecting on the terrible history of seven decades earlier. The Canadian father-and-son pair came to remember and reflect on the spot where more than 350 other Canadian fathers lost their sons 70 years ago in the D-Day attack on France’s Normandy coast. “Being here, it is very evident from the scenery time has not eroded the things that happened here,” said 21-year-old Wyatt, of Orillia, Ont., whose father is an Ontario Provincial Police superintendent. Added the elder Wyatt: “I can’t imagine what a hell on earth it was 70 years ago, but I’m glad I came.” By day’s end, they were joined at Juno by Prime Minister Stephen Harper, who was on hand to address a crowd of thousands, including 99 Canadian D-Day veterans, joined by Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall. The sweep of history collided with moments of profound personal reflection and

real-time political drama during Harper’s long sojourn along the Normandy coast to mark the anniversary. “Today, we stand where Canadians bled on DDay,” the prime minister said. “What you did here will never be forgotten,” Harper told the veterans, men in or close to their 90s, who waited patiently under a baking sun for hours — resplendent in their medal-heavy uniforms — to hear Harper’s words. “I know I speak for all Canadians when I say a sincere and heartfelt, ‘Thank you.”’ On June 6, 1944, Juno and four other beaches — code-named Utah, Omaha, Gold and Sword — were stormed by an invasion force of 130,000 U.S., British and Canadian soldiers. They came ashore to attack hundreds of Nazi troops in concrete fortified gun positions. Earl Jewers, 92, was part of the second wave of troops to hit the beach one hour after the first assault. He and his fellow soldiers made it “eight miles” in land, he said. “That was the furthest of anyone on D-Day.” Jewers hasn’t been back since, and he said he’s happy he finally got the chance to see Juno Beach again, with his daughter and grandson along this

Vets have mixed feelings 70 years later BY THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA — Some Canadian veterans of D-Day and the Normandy campaign say they have mixed feelings about the world that emerged from the bloodshed of the Second World War. “I’m proud of what I did, and what the Western world did. It was something that needed to be done,” says Larry Wulff, 92, a former Royal Canadian Air Force leading aircraftsman and radar operator, who went overseas in the early 1940s and served until the end of the war in Europe. But Wulff says he misses the strong sense of purpose that the war gave his generation, whether social, economic or political. “Purpose now seems to be to get a faster car, or other material things,” he said in an interview. Wulff says the politics of division that has emerged in the last two decades in Canada, the U.S. and other parts of the world especially grates. “The political morass we seem to be in all of time and the infighting and the negative advertising between all of the parties” are dispiriting, he said, also citing modern episodes of ethnic cleansing he had

hoped would be stopped by the Allied victory. A number of veterans interviewed by The Canadian Press about their Second World War experiences expressed similar misgivings, which historian Desmond Morton says is understandable. For a time following the war, the veterans got the world they had been fighting for, at least in the economic sense. There was widespread poverty prior to the postwar boom and by the end of the 1950s, the higher standard of living meant only 15 per cent of the population in Canada could be classified as poor. But Morton, an emeritus professor at Montreal’s McGill University, says the old soldiers rightly feel that the gains they made won’t be enjoyed much longer by their grandchildren and great-grandchildren. “They feel it’s slipping away and it may be because most people today don’t understand what they should be fighting for,” he said. “The ability to live; to eat; to put a roof over your family’s head, which are pretty important, basic, basic needs. And we weren’t meeting those needs in 1939. I think the world is better than it was in 1939 in all sorts of ways. It’s also got some pretty horrible features.”

time. “It has changed so much,” Jewers said. “I don’t know. You try to keep out ... memories.” Jewers’s 67-year-old daughter, Joan Lewis, said she was proud to come here with her dad and his grandson. “It all seems to come together more — the reality.” The political realities of the current Ukraine crisis, which has spawned many parallels with the Second World War aggression of Nazi Germany, also permeated Friday’s events. In a much-anticipated moment, Harper joined Russian President Vladimir Putin at a leaders’ luncheon after starting the day by participating in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Beny-sur-mer Canadian Cemetery, where more than 2,000 men, mostly Canadians, are buried. Harper moved on to a luncheon hosted by French President Francois Hollande before the start of the major International Ceremony of Remembrance commemorating the attack. Putin arrived as U.S. President Barack Obama, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, British Prime Minister David Cameron, Queen Elizabeth and many other world leaders assembled for the day’s events.

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OTTAWA — New Democrat MP Manon Perreault has been suspended from the party’s caucus over newly laid criminal charges of public mischief. Perreault, 48, faces three counts of mischief in connection with allegations she falsely accused someone of theft, according to documents filed in court. Perreault, who represents the Quebec riding of Montcalm, was first elected to the House of Commons in 2011, part of a wave of New Democrats from the province. The NDP says Perreault has the right to a fair process and a full and complete defence, and it will not comment further as the matter is before the courts. Perreault’s party biography says she began her career as an administrator, working for Montreal-based financial institutions. Perreault, who uses a wheelchair, was also a trainer with Keroul, an organization promoting tourism for people with disabilities. She sat on municipal council in Sainte-MarieSalome from 2002 to 2009.

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Neighbours stunned to learn Bourque charged MONCTON, N.B. — A type of quiet settled over the neighbourhood where Justin Bourque grew up Friday as residents struggled with news that a man raised in a well-liked, church-going family was now at the centre of one of New Brunswick’s worst mass killings. Residents in the west-end Moncton district expressed a mix of sadness, disbelief and concern for the family after Bourque’s arrest in the shooting deaths of three Mounties. A man who described himself as Bourque’s childhood friend teared up as he stood in front of the family home, saying he was trying to figure out what happened to his pal, how he could end up accused of lashing out with such violence. “I’ve known him since I was eight,” said the man who didn’t want to be named. “I was just hoping that they were here because I wanted to share my condolences. ... It’s unbelievable.” Three officers were killed and two were wounded on Wednesday night. Bourque made his first court appearance Friday charged with three counts of first-degree murder and two counts of attempted murder. A local church administrator said it had been many years since she had seen Bourque, who moved out of the family home about 18 months ago. But Dianne LeBlanc said his parents never missed a Sunday service at the Roman Catholic church around the corner from their home. They often arrived, she added, with at least a couple of their grown children in tow. “They’re a good family,” LeBlanc said in the diocese offices adjacent to the church. “They were such good Catholics. I’m sure (parishioners) are very sad for them.” LeBlanc added that parents Victor and Denise home-schooled their children, who were raised with French as their first language. “I didn’t know of any troubles,” she said of the 24-year-old suspect, who was apprehended by police a few kilometres from his childhood home. “They’re very quiet. It’s shocking.” Others in the neighbourhood were protective of the family. A woman who lived across the street only offered a short response to reporters by saying people in the leafy residential area had received news of the arrest “very sadly.” “My heart is with the family,” said the woman, who did not want to give her name. The Canadian Press did not get a response at the family home on Friday. The man next door to the Bourques said he was concerned for the well-being of Bourque’s parents, a couple he described as kind and friendly. John Doubt said Victor Bourque has shovelled his driveway and watered his flowers whenever he’s been out of town. “My heart really goes out to them, they must be in terrible shape,” said Doubt.

MONCTON, N.B. — A man facing murder charges after three RCMP officers were gunned down in Moncton appeared briefly in court Friday, 17 hours after his arrest ended a manhunt that kept the small city in southern New Brunswick on edge with people locked in their homes. Justin Bourque was arrested shortly after midnight Friday inside a large perimeter in the city set up by police to contain him after one of the worst mass shootings in the RCMP’s history. Three officers were killed Wednesday and two others were injured. The city rallied around the Mounties on Friday night as hundreds attended a vigil in the rain outside RCMP headquarters. The steps to the building were piled high with flowers. “We have to appreciate what they are doing,” said Victor Babineau of nearby Dieppe. “Maybe we don’t do it as much as we should.” A spontaneous reception line formed as people walked up to thank two officers, shaking their hands. Heather Russell of Riverview watched the gathering crowd with mixed emotions. “It’s a very sad occasion but you have to be proud at the same time,” she said. Bourque, 24, is charged with three counts of first-degree murder and two counts of attempted murder. He appeared in provincial court, packed with about 70 people, under heavy guard. A tactical officer with an automatic rifle stood at the back of the Photos by CANADIAN PRESS and KELLY O’BRIEN/Freelance courtroom. Before his court appearance, a van ABOVE: Moncton resident Gretchen Mejoranda hugs RCMP officer Angie was whisked into the court building Hawryluk at a candlelight vigil outside RCMP headquarters in Moncton, N.B., on followed by another vehicle carrying Friday at least three tactical officers. BELOW: Red Deer resident Kelly O’Brien was indulging in Food Truck Friday Bourque, who has long brown hair and a scruffy beard, wore blue-green, with her two sons when she saw this scene on Ross Street, east of Gaetz United prison-issued scrubs. He did not speak Church in Red Deer. O’Brien and her boys, age five and nine, were getting their or show any emotion, staring forward own lunch from one of the food trucks when an RCMP officer pulled up on his at the judge during the five-minute Segway and knelt down to chat with this pair, who were raising money for the court appearance. He was remanded to appear in court families of fellow Mounties shot and killed while on duty in Moncton, N.B., on July 3 after the Crown and defence Wednesday. asked for a month to prepare. The RCMP say the Moncton man was unarmed at the time of his arrest. A witness said he surrendered to police, uttering the words: “I’m done.” His arrest ended a search that lasted nearly 30 hours and brought the city of 69,000 people to a virtual standstill. A large swath of northwestern Moncton had been locked down after the officers were shot, with residents asked to remain inside their homes with their doors locked. Supt. Marlene Snowman said while Bourque was unarmed when he was arrested, police found weapons near the wooded residential area where he was taken into custody. Pausing to gather her composure, Snowman thanked residents for keeping their outdoor lights on, an aid to police in their night-time search. “It has been a very challenging 30 hours or more for the officers who worked around the clock to get this done,” she told a news conference. A woman who watched members Assistant Commissioner Roger ton as a general duty police officer. Brown commended the work of his of a tactical unit make the arrest in Brown, the Mounties’ commanding ofher front yard said the experience was ficer in the province, said it will take officers under trying conditions. “Fortunately, most people will nev- scary. time for the department to heal as he “They started yelling, ’Come out released the names of the officers who er have to experience what our officers have gone through in the past couple of with your hands up!’ and they had were killed and injured. Brown said the officers who died days,” Brown said. “Their resilience is their guns loaded,” said Michelle Thibodeau, 21. were: Const. Dave Ross, 32, originally truly remarkable.” He said members of the RCMP will “About five minutes later, Justin of Victoriaville, Que.; Const. Fabrice Georges Gevaudan, 45, originally of rally together to get through what has surrendered himself and he said, ’I’m Boulogne-Billancourt in France; and been an ordeal for the Mounties and done,’ and then they arrested him and brought him to my front yard where Const. Douglas James Larche, 40, of the community. “This is the start of a very long road they had him sprawled on the ground.” Saint John, N.B. The injured officers are constables for all of us,” he added. Public Safety Minister Steven Darlene Goguen and Eric Dubois. Police said one of the injured officers has Blaney commended the RCMP for been released from hospital and the showing bravery in “the worst of circumstances.” other suffered injuries that are not life-threatAlber ta Association for TIC LOST ening. 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BY THE CANADIAN PRESS MONTREAL — An international trade panel has decided not to review whether Canada is enforcing its own environmental legislation to protect its polar bear population. The Commission for Environmental Co-operation voted 2-1 to reject a request for an investigation into why Canada has chosen not to designate the bears as threatened or endangered. A U.S. environmental group had filed a submission claiming that decision leaves the bears without protection, despite the ongoing loss of their seaice habitat and resulting projections of declining numbers. “We’re obviously disappointed,� said Sarah Uhleman, lawyer for the Center for Biological Diversity, which filed the complaint. Uhleman pointed out the vote went against a recommendation from the commission’s experts, who said there were “open questions� about Canada’s polar bear policies. “A political decision rejected an expert’s recommendation.� The commission was formed as part of the North American Free Trade Agreement in an effort to ensure that open markets don’t put downward pressure on environmental legislation. Canada, the U.S. and Mexico each have one vote. The U.S voted against Canada.



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The centre had argued that Canada failed to use the best available science to evaluate risks to the bears and did not meet its own legal deadlines to enact protection for them. Uhleman said the submission’s goal was both to restrict Canada’s ongoing polar bear hunt and put pressure on the Canadian government to improve its record on fighting climate change, which experts agree is the chief threat to the bear’s survival. “It’s about Canada recognizing that climate change is a really big threat to the polar bear and to the Arctic itself,� she said. “Canada is not doing particularly well in fighting climate change.� The commission ruled that an investigation would simply republish information that was already public. It also declined to second-guess policy decisions made by the Canadian government. “Certain issues the (experts) deemed to be ’central open questions’ are aimed at seeking details on protected government decision-making processes and cabinet deliberations, which is not permitted under ... the agreement,� the decision says. Canada’s polar bear policies have come under fire from the international community before. The United States has twice tried to convince a group responsible for monitoring and controlling trade in endangered species that Canadian polar bear products such as hides should come under the same restricted category as elephant ivory.



TORONTO — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford appeared intoxicated when he received an after-hours visit from a woman at his office just days before announcing he would go to rehab, a city hall security report shows. The report, which was obtained through an access to information request, says the unidentified woman arrived through an employee entrance just before 8 p.m. Easter Monday and stayed in the mayor’s office about 45 minutes. At the time, “the mayor appeared to be intoxicated as he was slurring his words, red in the face and sweating profusely,� the report reads. Security video also obtained through access to information shows the mayor being brought to a car in the city hall parking garage by his councillor brother Doug Ford and another guard just before 10 p.m. “The mayor can be seen stumbling around and even falling to the ground before being seated in the vehicle,� the report says. Doug Ford is seen getting into the driver’s seat with his brother on the passenger side. The car leaves the parking garage a few minutes later, after first attempting to take the wrong exit. The woman does not appear in the video. Asked about the incident Friday, Doug Ford said he was “not too sure�


who treated him after the attack in January at a small apartment complex in the Dominican Republic were surprised. “The doctors were sort of shaking their heads the next day. They thought there were nine wounds in me and it turned out there were 10,� Lehmann told reporters assembled Friday in the backyard of his son and daughter-inlaw’s home in suburban Winnipeg. “But they said there were no bullets in me and (the thieves) didn’t hit anything vital — didn’t hit my head, didn’t hit my chest, didn’t hit my stomach.� Lehman was shot while he was hosting a group of Manitoba students who were doing humanitarian work.


what happened that night but that he and his brother are “looking at moving forward.� “Rob is doing great at his treatment centre and we look forward to him getting out on June 30,� he said. The mayor announced on April 30 he was seeking help for an alcohol problem, just as new allegations of substance abuse surfaced in several published reports. The Toronto Star and the U.S. website Gawker first reported in May 2013 seeing a video that appeared to show the mayor smoking crack cocaine. Months later, Ford admitted to trying the drug while in one of his “drunken stupors� and to using drugs while in office. That led council to strip him of most of his mayoral duties. Though the mayor then publicly swore off alcohol, he was later forced to admit to drinking after another videotaped incident in which he used Jamaican swear words and slagged the city’s chief of police.

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A6 Putin in Normandy a reminder

The presence of President Vladimir Putin on the Normandy beaches on the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings was planned long before the current conflict over Ukraine, but it is a useful reminder of the fact that Russia is not some Asiatic tyranny on Europe’s eastern borders. It is a European country that has played a major role in the continent’s affairs for centuries. Not only were the Russians on the same side as the “Western” allies in the Second World War. They did most of the heavy lifting in the war against Nazi Germany, and they paid by far the highest price. While 850,000 American, GWYNNE British and Canadian troops DYER were landing on the French coast in June of 1944, 6 million soldiers of the Soviet army were fighting massive battles with the German army in eastern Europe. The land war on the Eastern Front was already three years old, and by June of 1944 the Russians had won: the Germans had already begun the long retreat that ended above Hitler’s bunker in Berlin eleven months later. The price the Russians paid for their victory over Nazi Germany was huge: at least 11 million military dead (compared to fewer than 1 million dead for the Western allies). No other country in history has lost so many soldiers, but in the end it was the Red Army that destroyed Hitler’s Wehrmacht: 80 percent of Germany’s 6 million military dead were killed on the Eastern Front. The main strategic significance of the Normandy landings, therefore, was not the defeat of Germany, which was already assured. It was the fact that Moscow had to accept that Europe would be divided between the victors down the middle of Germany, rather than along some line further west that ran down the Franco-German border, or even down the English Channel. President Putin, who began his career as a KGB agent working in Soviet-dominated East Germany, will certainly be aware of the irony that he is commemorating a military operation whose main result was to contain Soviet power. And his presence will remind all the other participants that the Second World War was not really fought to defend democracy from tyranny. Hitler never intended to conquer Britain, and was surprised when his armed forces overran France in 1940. He was certainly not out to “conquer the world”, a preposterous ambition for a country of only 80 million people. His real target was Russia: the “JewishBolshevik” Soviet Union. And he couldn’t even conquer that. Unlike previous great-power wars, the two world wars had to be represented as moral crusades against evil because new wealth and technology turned them into total wars that required mass participation. If people are going to be asked to sacri-




Russian President Vladimir Putin heads to speak at a navy parade marking Victory Day in Sevastopol, Crimea, on May 14, 2014. fice vast numbers of their children in a war, they must be told that it has some higher purpose than the traditional one of settling disputes among the great powers. The people who lived through the First World War were fed that lie, but we no longer believe it now. To a remarkable extent, the countries that fought on the Allied side in the Second World War still believe that it was a moral crusade, because Hitler was a very evil man. So he was, but almost nobody in the countries that were fighting him knew about the death camps until the war was over. Moreover, the country that was carrying the heaviest burden in the war against Nazi Germany was a monstrous tyranny led by Joseph Stalin, a man who certainly rivalled Hitler in terms of how many millions of people he murdered. It seems churlish to insist that the Second World War was just another great-power conflict on the day when the last survivors of the generation who fought in it are gathering, probably for the last time, to honour those who died on the beaches of Normandy. But there is no other time when people will actually pause to listen to such an assertion, and it is important that they understand it. If the world wars were moral crusades against

evil, then our only hope of avoiding more such tragedies in the future (probably fought with nuclear weapons) would be to extinguish evil in the world. Whereas if they were actually traditional great-power wars, lightly disguised, then we might hope to stop them just by changing the way that the international system works. That was the real conclusion of the governments on the winning side in both world wars. It’s why they created the League of Nations after the first one, and the United Nations after the second. Both organizations were designed to break the cycle of great-power wars by criminalizing those who start wars and taking the profit out of victory (because nobody will ever recog 0 d nize your conquests even if you win). The League of Nations failed, as first attempts often do, but the United Nations did not. There has been no Third World War, and no great power has fought any other for the past 69 years. Putin’s presence in Normandy was an embarrassment precisely because he broke the UN rules by forcibly annexing Crimea, but the enterprise is still, on the whole, a success. So far, so good. Gwynne Dyer is an independent journalist whose articles are published in 45 countries.

Paradise Lost: Canada and Turks and Caicos WHY CAN’T WE GET OUR ACT TOGETHER AND MAKE A SERIOUS PROPOSAL TO ANNEX THE ISLANDS? BY LEE TUNSTALL ADVOCATE NEW SERVICES CALGARY — This past winter sucked. Everybody I know agrees with me, and various medical practitioners I have spoken with confirmed the anecdotal evidence. From coast to coast, Canadians were fed up with winter this winter. Which leads me to my pet theory: that Canadians only have so many winters in them before we need to escape. I believe that number to be somewhere around 50 (no coincidence that I just turned that happy half century number.) It also made me think about failed Canadian foreign policy, especially with the Turks and Caicos Premier Rufus Ewing paying us an official visit recently. Three times over the past 40 years, Canada has had the opportunity to add to our confederation by inviting the Turks and Caicos Islands into our union in some form or another. These islands are home to some 32,000 people, many of whom think joining up with our raggedy band of winter snowbirds is a dandy idea. I’m amazed as to why this idea cannot seem to find traction with federal politicians. Turks and Caicos’ average temperature is 29 degrees Celsius, with a variance of just two degrees throughout the entire year. In other words, it is always summer on these islands. Can you imagine it? Of course you can’t — you’re Canadian. It seems our provincial politicians are far easier to persuade. Nova Scotia politicians were on the case a decade ago. In 2004 they invited the islands to join the prov-

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ince in order to streamline and fast-track the inclusion process. The Islands would not have to be admitted as a separate province in this case and thereby avoid any nasty constitutional wrangling. An elegant, cunning solution. Bravo, Nova Scotians, bravo. And during this latest visit, the premiers of Saskatchewan and PEI tweeted invitations to do the same. Is it any wonder then, when MP Peter Goldring brought the idea up in the House of Commons again in 2013, Premier Ewing was not overly enthusiastic, saying that Turks and Caicos Islanders would have to persuade him it was something that they wanted to do. Of course they would. What he was too polite to add was that it would be great if Canada could get its act together too and make a serious proposal. In the 1990s, Islanders were keen to join Canada, with support for the proposed union sitting in the 90th percentile. In 2003, that percentage had dropped to 60 per cent. Hardly surprising when you propose marriage and are rebuffed twice. Your desire dwindles. The usual reasons given for our continued disinterest are difficult constitutional discussions (reference Nova Scotia above), health-care costs for the Islanders (probably no more than $20 per capita in extra taxes annually — I’d pay it), and discomfort with annexation (it sounds so colonial after all.) But I think the real reason is far simpler: international foreign policy has little idea how to handle such a situation. Most types of annexation, especially of islands, are the result of either conquest or wars and subsequent treaties. Thus, Puerto Rico joined the U.S. as a territory in 1898 after the Spanish lost the Spanish-

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Collaboration has valuable lessons No province was harder hit by the declining auto parts industry needed Great Recession of 2008 and the esca- to link up with the high-tech changes lation in the exchange rate of the Ca- taking place in the auto industry, or nadian dollar than Ontario. get left behind. But now there are signs Using a donated Toyoof new innovation initiata Lexus LX350, the APMA tives in leading edge techfound 13 Ontario-based tech nologies that could genercompanies along with Waate good jobs and new opterloo University’s WatCAR portunities in high-tech inautomotive R&D centre, to dustries. collaborate on the project. Much of this potential is The Lexus car was delivbased on a new focus on colered to QNX, the Ottawalaboration, between compabased Blackberry subsidnies and between compaiary, in January of this year nies and academia. and QNX took the lead in The all-Canadian conengineering, development nected car, a project led and design, delivering the DAVID by the Automotive Parts competed connected vehiCRANE Manufacturers Associacle on May 5. tion (APMA), is a prime Waterloo University is example. now responsible for mainIt could be a model as taining and upgrading the well of how Canada’s burgeoning tech connected car. community — especially smaller tech What is unique about Canada’s concompanies — can through collabora- nected car, says Rodgers, is that so tion get the attention of the world’s many different technologies have been multinationals, in this case the hand- integrated into a single platform, with ful of major corporations that manu- 500-600 sensors on board, 40 procesfacture automobiles. sors and 100 million lines of computer Steve Rodgers, a former Magna code. International executive and now APThe vehicle is linked, by Rogers MA president, says the auto parts Communications, to the new ultraindustry recognized back in 2011 that high-speed and much increased bandit needed to look at the many small width technology for wireless systems companies and start-ups with great known as 4G-LTE. technologies but no ability on their But the Canadian connected car is own to get recognized by the major also a good example of how collaboraauto companies. tion can succeed, with potential lesIt was also a time when Canada’s sons for other industries.


Another example of collaborative innovation is the Cisco Canada to plan to open a $100 million innovation hub in Toronto, one of four announced by its U.S. parent (the others are in Germany, Brazil and South Korea) to advance what Cisco calls the Internet of Everything. This, the next stage of the Internet revolution, will transform our world in radical ways, much of it based on huge advances in wireless technology. This will permit the connection of billions of sensors and other devices to everything from our homes and driverless cars to commercial buildings, education, healthcare systems, factories, water and other environmental systems, and traffic control to monitor, control and generate data for decisionmaking. The goal is to create in downtown Toronto ‘a sandbox’ where companies and governments seeking new applications of the Internet of Everything, IT experts, university researchers and entrepreneurs can collaborate, trading ideas and identifying opportunities. At the same time, Cisco Canada president Nitin Kiwale told a recent Conference Board of Canada summit on innovation in Toronto, Cisco plans to launch its own venture capital fund to help new companies. It also plans to add 1,700 jobs at its Ottawa R&D centre. Another example: IBM Canada and 7 Ontario universities in 2012 launched the Southern Ontario Smart Computing

Innovation Platform, with $175 million from IBM Canada, $20 million from the federal government’s FedDev Ontario and $15 million from Ontario’s Ministry of Research and Innovation. It includes Canada’s fastest supercomputer. The goal is to boost collaboration between university researchers and small and midsize companies to develop new technologies that meet big challenges in energy distribution and management, smarter urban infrastructure, transportation and communications, water conservation, management and delivery, and health projects in brain science, healthcare applications and drug discovery. Some 32 companies have already been formed and IBM is working with Ontario Centres of Excellence for funding support for new companies, Pat Horgan, IBM Canada’s vice president of Manufacturing, Development and Operations told the Conference Board summit. The focus on collaboration between different firms and between firms and academia is not a compete cure-all for Ontario’s economic recovery. But it would appear to offer one way in which Ontario and Canada can better realize the benefits from the large investments in university and college education and academic research and development. Economist David Crane is a syndicated Toronto Star columnist. He can be reached at

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Google’s driverless cars will be scooting around southern California.

A little smiling egg or a bug-eyed Sprite? Ok, so you are driving along the road, or walking down the street, or napping in a lawn chair on a lawn somewhere and ‘putt putt putt putt’ a little car goes by. ‘So what?’ you may say, and I wouldn’t blame you a bit. But — double take — you look again, and whoa…! — there’s no one in the car! It putts-putts on by, maneuvering happily through traffic and, no, you are not hallucinating on account of that muscle relaxant medication you took for your sore back – that car is actually driving itself! And also no, this isn’t an episode of the Twilight Zone or an article from a 1950 Popular Mechanics. The future, as they say, is now. As reported everywhere this week, the interweb giant Google has announced that as of this HARLEY summer 100 little driverless HAY Google cars will be “introduced” into the real live streets of Mountain View, California. But I can hear you saying: ‘Isn’t Google that search engine thingy that has all those interesting and fun little “Doodles” they do with their logo when you are attempting to search for the price of a garden shed on the interweb?’ Yes, my cyberfriends, that is the very same Google. But what, you may ask, and you are certainly full of questions this week, aren’t you, what on earth is Google doing in the driverless car business of all things? Well, you hit the proverbial nail on the noggin. Part of the answer is in your question: Google Earth. You know that totally scary program where you can put in an address of, say, an old girlfriend who you just happen to know now lives at 154 Brokeyourheart Road in Shedumpedyagooden, Switzerland, and — yikes — some black magic digital Google camera zooms in from some orbiting satellite up by the moon somewhere right into Switzerland, and then the town of Shedumpedyagooden and then right up to 154 Brokeyourheart Road where it shows a lovely picture of her house. In Switzerland. On your computer screen. Is this possible? Is this legal? Is that her in the window?? Google also has something called Google Glass, which has nothing to do with drinking anything and everything to do with looking at stuff. Google Glass is a wearable hands-free computer built into a set of eyeglasses. You can take photos and video with your glasses and give it voice commands for sending and displaying texts and emails and maps that are floating around in your vision path, and you can fly. Ok, so I exaggerated that last part a bit, but the point is, this other-worldly technology like Google Earth Street View, GPS navigational guidance, and Google Glass combined with other seriously sophisticated voodoo computer technology all goes into the world’s first truly public, self-driving car. And — even more important — it looks like a little smiling egg! The little smiling egg resembles one of those little two-seater Smart cars, only with a spinning thingamajig bolted onto the roof.


The spinning thingamajig turns out to be a laser scanner that (unfortunately) doesn’t shoot visible laser beams like a Star Wars X-Wing fighter, but apparently (supposedly) monitors the presence of objects like other cars, inanimate obstacles and humans so that the driverless car can avoid hitting said objects. To be clear to the point of giving one the heebie jeebies, we’re not talking about a computer assisted autonomous driving experience whereby the car helps the driver navigate through the flotsam and jetsam of any normal perilous journey on our roads. The Google Car has NO steering wheel, NO brakes, and NO gas pedal. Just two seats and, one presumes, very very good seat belts and air bags. The only control the driverless passenger has is a start button, and what Google calls “a big red emergency stop button”. Which either makes you even more reassured and confident, or much more anxious and leery depending on your personal psychological stability profile. Don’t worry though, I believe you can still play with the buttons on the radio. All this reminds me of my buddy John pulling unexpectedly up to my place in Parkvale a hundred years ago or so. The last time I had seen him, a few days earlier, he had been riding his 305 Super Hawk Honda motorcycle (the most coveted two-wheeler of its day) but the moment he roared up in a little blue sports car I knew his, and in fact, my own motorcycle days were officially over. It turned out to be an Austin Healey Sprite, also known as the Bug-Eyed Sprite (or in England, the FrogEyed Sprite) on account of it looks like a bug instead of an egg. However, it certainly wasn’t driverless. In fact I soon found out that driving in it was just about the most fun you can have in a car. (Hey — I’m talking about a tiny sports car with two seats — shame on you for thinking what you’re thinking!) I’m all for technology, in fact high on my bucket list is to own a full-on electric car some day before I tip over, but I’m deeply conflicted about the little smiling egg Google Car. Let’s not forget they are run by computers — computers invented and built by humans. Would you trust Windows Vista or a Mac iBook to take your life in its little mouse hands and drive you around in a car without a steering wheel or brakes? “Warning! Your car has been infected by a virus and will immediately and automatically accelerate to 120 km/hr. This program will close upon impact…” No matter; it’s inevitable. But the cute little egg driverless Google Car may be rapidly heading down that uncertain road to the future and it may be the last car I ever not drive, and it may be an outright miracle, what with the laser beams, and satellite beams and computer streams right out of the Twilight Zone, but still, for me, that best-friend Bug-Eyed Sprite out of the fresh sunrise dawning days of youth was pure magic. And it had a steering wheel. 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.

I’m sitting at my computer with the volume turned up and listening, although not to music at this moment; it’s something else that only technology can provide. At the same time I am looking out the window at all the new greenery that the warm weather and rain have produced. The sound I am listening to is the prospect of new life; the heartbeat of our yet to be born second grandchild! Like I stated already, it is one of the marvels of technology that enables this to be possible, and to bring joy into the hearts of distant grandparents. When I consider a CHRIS lot of the things I have written about in the last SALOMONS while, much of it the negative goings on in life, it almost makes me fearful of the thought of raising a child in this generation. Think about it; the use of drugs so out of control that thoughts are toward the legalization of some of it; governments so self-serving that they no longer have the pulse of the mainstream, all respect for authority and controlled living by the wayside; even ridiculed, terrorism increasing every day, and more suicides than ever before. Is this really the world I would want to bring a child into? On the surface of it, I would automatically say ‘no, thank you very much’. With the prospect of bringing a child into an uncertain world with a future that is dim at best is not to my way of thinking very responsible or practical. But deep down, there is something else at play here; something that gives me the licence and the resolve to say yes. You see, when I look at the children that have been born who have suffered at the hands of those they looked up to for life, then I am fearful for any child, but there is another aspect to this dilemma. I look at those parents who through their love, faith and determined perseverance took the time to nourish their child through discipline and encouragement and the way that child grew up to respect and love and encourage others gives me a clearer picture for the future. Those parents gave up time for themselves to invest in their children, they took up child raising as a calling rather than as a chore to be handled. Using the discipline of restraint to teach self control and respect, and treating themselves as parents and teachers instead of buddies, they taught the children to respect authority. There are more aspects to child raising than what I have time or space for here, but the results are what encourages me. When I look at these children when they have grown, I see loving, caring, and giving adults who take the time that others take only for themselves, and they care for others in order to help give them a better life. I see the self restraint with which they themselves were taught being used so that time and resources can be given to those who through a myriad of circumstances need a compassionate, caring and helpful friend. When I look at future life in those terms, then my mind is made up. No longer do I fear raising a child in this world. With the lessons learned from responsible loving people, I have the greatest of all encouragements; HOPE.


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A8 RED DEER ADVOCATE Saturday, June 7, 2014 ing villages and hamlets by setting them on fire,” he said. He said managed to survive because “I was going around to inform people that the soldiers had come and they wanted to address us.” As people were fleeing, other gunmen lurked outside the villages on motorcycles and mowed them down. The slaughter was confirmed by Mohammed Ali Ndume, a senator representing Borno whose hometown is Gwoza, and by a top security official in Maiduguri who insisted on anonymity because he isn’t allowed to speak to the media.



Boko Haram militants kill hundreds of villagers in new attack MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — When men wearing military fatigues and carrying weapons showed up in pickup trucks, villagers thought Nigerian soldiers had finally come to protect them from Boko Haram. But it was a disguise. The gunmen rounded up everyone in the village centre and then started shooting. Altogether, Boko Haram militants slaughtered hundreds of people in three villages in the far northeast corner of Nigeria, witnesses said Thursday, describing the latest attack by the Islamic extremist group that drew international attention for the kidnapping of more than 300 schoolgirls. A community leader who witnessed the killings on Monday said residents had pleaded for the military to send soldiers to protect the area after they heard that militants were about to attack. The militants arrived in Toyota HiLux pickup trucks — commonly used by the military — and told the civilians they were soldiers and that they had come “to protect you all,” the same tactic used by the group when they kidnapped the girls from a school in the town of Chibok on April 15. “We all thought they were the soldiers whom we earlier reported to that the insurgents might attack us,” said the community leader, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he feared for his life. After the militants forced everyone into the village centres, “they began to shout ’Allahu akbar, Allahu akbar,’ then they started to fire at the people continuously for a very long time until all who had gathered were dead,” he said. Allahu akbar means God is great. The killings took place in the villages of Danjara, Agapalwa, and Antagara, part of Gwoza district in Borno state. The community leader said he fled to Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, adding that some who escaped the massacre crossed into the neighbouring country of Cameroon while others remain trapped in the mountainous region. “They still see the gunmen going about attack-

Phoenix woman told to stop doing cartwheels at public meetings PHOENIX — A Phoenix woman will have to keep both feet on the ground if she wants to speak at any public meetings. Sixty-five-year-old Dianne Barker told KSAZ-TV this week that she’s been banned from doing cartwheels at meetings held by the Maricopa Association of Governments. An attorney for the association that oversees regional transportation projects said in a letter to Barker last month that she must “immediately cease performing cartwheels.” Agency spokeswoman Kelly Taft tells The Associated Press that Barker’s cartwheels are disruptive and a public safety liability. Barker says she will obey the association’s request. She was a cheerleader in college and says the cartwheels are a way for her to show her passion. Taft says the association appreciates Barker’s enthusiasm, but she should show it verbally.

Texas Republican Party pushes an endorsement of discredited psychological treatment for gays FORT WORTH, Texas — Republicans in the deeply conservative and fiercely independent state of Texas are pushing a discredited psychological treatment that seeks to turn gay people straight. The American Psychological Association and other major health organizations have condemned such counselling, which generally tries to change a person’s sexual orientation or to lessen his or her interest in engaging in same-sex sexual activity. The

Putin talks with incoming Ukrainian leader on ending violence OUISTREHAM, France — Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke face-to-face with Ukraine’s incoming president about ending the violence in the former Soviet state, and Kyiv’s new leader said talks could begin in earnest as soon as Sunday — a diplomatic breakthrough playing out along the battlefield beaches of Normandy. Friday’s 15-minute meeting was followed by a brief exchange between Putin and President Barack Obama, who had been keeping the Russian at arm’s length over the Ukrainian crisis. Tensions between the two were played out on giant televisions on Ouistreham’s Sword Beach, with Putin and Obama shown divided by a split screens as they commemorated the 70th anniversary of D-Day. Speaking after his meeting with Petro Poroshenko — who is to be sworn in Saturday as Ukraine’s president — Putin called for an immediate cease-fire in eastern Ukraine before any further talks, and said he expected Poroshenko to show “state wisdom” and “good will.” Poroshenko later said talks could begin in earnest on his first full day in office. “All the questions were difficult,” Poroshenko said in a statement to The Associated Press before returning to Ukraine, “but we will make every effort to achieve the goals we have set ourselves and begin negotiations on Sunday.”




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In the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, I recorded a 3-minute black and white movie screen test using the same setup Warhol once used to test someone’s star potential. Shortly after pressing the start button to begin filming, I regretted my decision to just wing it. Three DEBBIE minutes feels OLSEN like an eternity when a lens is staring you in the face and you have nothing to do. After rearranging my sunglasses several times, I pulled an apple out of my camera


bag and began gnawing away at it. I wasn’t sure what people did in these screen tests and as the camera clicked off, I couldn’t help wondering if Warhol would have approved of my artistic efforts. Moving to another section of the museum, I passed a sign that made me sure I had been on the right track. The sign read: “No food or drink in the museum.” Turns out I had broken a rule while making my short film and for that reason alone I believe Andy Warhol would have approved.

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nia was the birthplace of Andy Warhol, a controversial artist who was one of the leading figures in the pop art movement of the 1960s. Burton Morris,

modern day pop art master was also born and raised in Pittsburgh, so it’s not surprising that the city is one of the top places in the world to explore the phenomenon of pop art in its many forms. A few days in Pittsburgh can cause you to appreciate art in a whole new way. Here are two of the top spots to explore pop art in the city that specializes in it.

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ABOVE: Stepping inside Yayoi Kusama’s ‘Repetitive Vision’ is a fascinating experience that makes you truly appreciate the kind of emotions installation art evokes. I wouldn’t want to live in this landscape full time, but it makes a great tourist destination. BELOW: Warhol was said to have been inspired to create his iconic series of Chairman Mao paintings by the historic visit of the then U.S. president Richard Nixon to China in 1972.


POP ART: Experimental Andy Warhol Museum The Andy Warhol Museum is the largest museum dedicated to a single artist in the United States devoting seven floors to the pop-art icon. The museum includes thousands of works in many different kinds of media including drawing, painting, photography, sculpture, film and video. There’s also a broad range of source materials that lend insight into Warhol’s progression as an artist and his creative processes. It is best to start at the museum’s top floor and work your way down following the progression of Andy Warhol from an art student to a commercial graphics artist to a pop artist who experimented in many different mediums. Many of Warhol’s seminal works like the Elvis paintings, the Brillo Box sculptures, the Chairman Mao paintings, and the Skull paintings can be found in the museum, which has both permanent exhibits and rotating displays. For me, the most interesting item on display was the ever-so-polite 1956 rejection letter that Warhol received from the New York City Museum of Modern Art after he tried to gift the museum with a drawing he made entitled Shoe. The letter states that “after careful consideration the committee decided they ought not to accept it for their collection, because they were unlikely to display it.” They also requested that he kindly pick up the drawing. Today, two of Warhol’s paintings have sold for more than $100 million dollars ranking in the Top 20 on the list of the highest known prices paid for paintings — ahead of works by Monet, van Gogh and Picasso. The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) owns 168 Warhol pieces including a number of shoe drawings and the rejection letter undoubtedly makes MoMA cringe. It stands as a reminder that it often takes time for the world to recognize greatness and you cannot let criticism stop you from pursuing your dreams. Website: Hours: Closed Mondays Admission: $20 for adults, $10 for students, halfprice on Fridays from 5-10 pm.

The Mattress Factory If you have ever wondered what it would be like to step inside a piece of art, then The Mattress Factory contemporary art museum is the place to go. The museum features room-sized installation art pieces created by in-residence artists that are designed for the viewer to actually step inside to experience. The Mattress Factory is widely considered to be the best facility for installation art in the United States. While the pieces are not all pop-art themed, there are many that are based on popular culture and this makes it a good stop when you are exploring pop art in Pittsburgh. The museum gets its name from the fact that it is located in a former Stearns and Foster mattress factory warehouse that was purchased in 1975 by Barbara Luderowski. At the time of purchase, the neighbourhood was considered to be slightly seedy and run-down. The art museum’s popularity has brought up neighbourhood real estate values and has been a boon for a once neglected area of Pittsburgh. The museum has grown to include a permanent collection and a rotating collection of art housed in two buildings. The Mattress Factory considers itself a research and development lab for artists and each year 15 artists are invited to build their art inside the museum. Visitors to the museum literally step inside the art and walk through it engaging all the senses. The permanent collection contains works by several famous artists including Jene Highstein, Yayoi Kusama, James Turrell and Bill Woodrow. This museum really made me think and challenged my perceptions about what art really is. Website: Hours: Closed Mondays Admission: $15 for adults, $10 for students.

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This piece of art by Japanese artists Chiharu Shiota is called ‘Trace of Memory.’ Shiota explores the relationship between waking life and memories through hauntingly beautiful installations that incorporate everyday objects like shoes, pianos and hospital beds encased in webs of yarn. Stretched in multi-layers in a gallery space, Shiota weaves disorienting cocoons of black yarn that reflect the artist’s desire to ‘draw in the air.’

PHOTOS ON PAGE B1 CLOCKWISE FROM TOP: To many people, Andy Warhol was a portrait artist first and foremost. Warhol coined the term ‘15 minutes of fame,’ and he enjoyed painting famous people, such as Marilyn Monroe (top) and Elizabeth Taylor (bottom right) during their 15 minutes of fame. Debbie Olsen plays in Andy Warhol’s ‘Silver Clouds.’ This piece was the result of a collaboration between artist Andy Warhol and engineer Billy Klüver. Exhibited in 1966 at the Leo Castelli Gallery, ‘Silver Clouds’ created an ethereal, joyful atmosphere, and challenged traditional expectations of art by mingling with and touching the viewer. There is a Canadian tie to Andy Warhol’s Brillo Boxes, which are pictured in this shot taken in the Andy Warhol Museum. In 1965, when Toronto art dealer Jerrold Morris tried to import a group of thirty of Warhol’s Brillo Soap Pads Boxes for an exhibition at his gallery, Canadian customs officials questioned their status as art. Following protocol, they contacted Charles Comfort, then-director of the National Gallery of Canada, for clarification. On examining a photograph, Comfort determined the works were not art, but merchandise. Subjected to a duty that Morris refused to pay, the works did not enter Canada. Two years later, Brydon Smith, curator of Contemporary Art, together with Jean Sutherland Boggs, the Gallery’s new director, purchased eight Brillo Boxes. For them, the works were indeed art, and more than that, art worthy of the national collection. Andy Warhol began his career as a graphic artist doing commercial work for various companies – from brochures and sample boards to this beautiful awning.

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Archbishop of Canterbury Most Reverend Justin Welby during a service inside Canterbury Cathedral for his enthronement in Canterbury, England. It was in the Canterbury Cathedral in 1107 that Archbishop Thomas Becket was viciously killed by four knights who believed they were doing the bidding of King Henry II. As a result, Becket became a martyr and the cathedral a place of pilgrimage to his shrine.

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BY NORM GOLDSTEIN THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CANTERBURY, England — After nearly 1,000 years, murder in the cathedral is still luring visitors to Canterbury. It was in the Canterbury Cathedral in 1170 that Archbishop Thomas Becket was killed, viciously, by four knights who believed they were doing the bidding of King Henry II. As a result, Becket became a martyr and the cathedral a place of pilgrimage to his shrine. The homicide was the subject of Murder in the Cathedral, a verse drama by T.S. Eliot, and was more famously immortalized in Geoffrey Chaucer’s 14th century work, The Canterbury Tales, told in now obsolete Middle English, which focused on one such journey in what had become an annual spring pilgrimage: And specially from every shires ende Of Englande to Caunterbury they wende, The holy blisful martir for to seke, That hem hath holpen whan that they were seeke. It is said that 100,000 pilgrims made their way to the cathedral in 1420, including, as the poem says in its last line, the sick (seeke) whom the shrine cured (hath holpen, or helped). Today, Canterbury Cathedral draws one million visitors a year. Chaucer’s pilgrims made the journey on horseback; today’s visitors are more likely to arrive by plane and car, train or bus from London or Dover. With its sites, shops, and restaurants, pubs and tea rooms concentrated largely in its Old Town area, Canterbury is a comfortable walking city. It is relatively small, with a population of about 150,000. The Stour river runs through the city and at some points is navigable for small boats. Rowboats and punts (flat-bottomed boats like gondolas) can be hired, generally with a local university student serving as oarsman and guide. Kent University and other schools contribute


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Image provided by Visit Britain shows Canterbury Cathedral looming over the rooftops and buildings of Canterbury, England. The ancient cathedral, where Archbishop Thomas Becket was martyred in 1107, remains a major pilgrimage site and tourist attraction, visited by a million people a year. to a large local student population. But by far the biggest tourist attraction is Canterbury Cathedral, founded in the year 597. (There is an entrance fee for visitors.) It is a marvelous edifice on spacious property that also houses some buildings of the King’s School, a renowned secondary school. The exterior of the cathedral, an impressive 236 feet (72 metres) high, reflects Romanesque, English Gothic and Gothic architectural styles, with round and pointed arches, blind arcades, and pinnacles of the 14th-century perpendicular Gothic nave. The Trinity Chapel was built specifically for the Shrine of St. Thomas, which stood from 1220 to 1538, when it was destroyed on orders of King Henry VIII. The floor of the current chapel has a set of inlaid marble roundels representing zodiac signs, months, virtues and vices. A lone candle marks the spot of the shrine.

UNESCO World Heritage sites in Canterbury include the cathedral along with St. Augustine’s Abbey (mostly the ruins of the monastery where St. Augustine’s monks lived) and St. Martin’s Church, England’s oldest working parish church. Another popular tourist site is the Norman Canterbury Castle, or at least its remains. The castle was one of three original royal castles of Kent, built soon after the Battle of Hastings on the main Roman road from Dover to London. This was the route taken by William the Conqueror in 1066. The medieval St. Margaret’s Church now houses The Canterbury Tales, an audio-visual presentation of five tales (in modern English) from Chaucer’s most colorful characters, using lifesized character models: the miller, knight, nun’s priest, wife of Bath and pardoner, with live guides at the start (Tabard Inn) and end (shrine of Thomas Becket).

There is, however, little other evidence of Chaucer in Canterbury, aside from this shortened retelling at “The Canterbury Tales” — and a pub by that name. Another famous literary name with a connection to Canterbury is Christopher Marlowe, the Elizabethan poet and playwright (Hero and Leander The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus) who was born in Canterbury in 1564 and attended King’s School there. The city’s modern theatre house is named for him and his death is noted at the clock tower of St. George’s Church. Marlowe was baptized in the church, but its clock tower is all that survived German bombs in World War II. The house believed to be where the Marlowes lived for the early years of Christopher’s life also was destroyed in a German air raid in 1942. In front of the present Marlowe Theatre is a 19th-century statue of a Muse (Marlowe is known as the Muses’ darling) surrounded by small ef-

figies of characters from Marlowe’s plays. All in all, Canterbury proved itself to be a charming and comfortable small city, but it has a big history. If You Go... CANTERBURY: http:// canterbury-district/ Canterbury.aspx. London’s Heathrow Airport is about 60 miles (96 kilometres) northwest, Gatwick Airport about an hour’s drive. Canterbury is 15 miles (24 kilometres) from Dover, where ferries depart for France. CANTERBURY CATHEDRAL: In Canterbury, England, http:// . Open weekdays and Saturdays 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. (closes at 5 p.m. in winter), crypt 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. with last entry a half-hour before closing time; Sundays, including crypt, 12:30 p.m.4:30 p.m. Adults, 10.50 pounds, children under 18, 7 pounds. Check website for guided tour times. CANTERBURY

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BY GREG MEACHEM ADVOCATE SPORTS EDITOR The Red Deer Rebels’ first-round pick in the 2013 Western Hockey League bantam draft is right on schedule. Centre Jeff de Wit is projected to crack the Rebels roster for the 2014-15 season, as is defenceman Josh Mahura, the club’s second-round pick last year. Not surprisingly, both players stood out Friday during the first sessions of the club’s spring prospects camp which concludes Sunday morning at the Penhold Regional Multiplex. De Wit, who improved on a weekly basis as a member of the midget AAA Red Deer Optimist Chiefs last winter, scored the lone goal for Team White in a 3-1 loss to Team Black during a 30-minute scrimmage, busting in alone and beating netminder Dawson Weatherill — the Rebels’ second-round pick this year — with a high shot. Making his second appearance at the prospects camp, de Wit admitted he’s feeling more comfortable and certainly more confident this year. “I think there are a little bit more expectations for me this year as I go into my first year of being eligible to be on the team,” said the 16-year-old. “I have to be more of a leader here this weekend.” The six-foot-two, 185-pound pivot is an ongoing work in progress, but is also looking more and more like he fits into the ‘can’t-miss’ category. “No question, he’s certainly developed at the rate we’d like to see,” said Rebels GM/head coach Brent Sutter. “He’s pushing to play on our team this year.” The fact that he was able to play well into April with the Alberta Midget League champion Chiefs, who fell to the Okanagan Rockets in overtime in the third game of the best-of-three Pacific Region final, helped the local product further hone his game. “He played on a team that had a lot of success at the midget AAA level and he was obviously well coached,”

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Jeff de Wit takes a shot on goaltender Colby Entz during the Red Deer Rebels rookie camp at the Penhold Regional Multiplex on Friday. said Sutter. “He also has good size and strength. He’s going to be close to a 190-pound player when he comes in as a 16-year-old.” As Sutter noted, de Wit is more mobile than was the case even a year ago. “His skating has improved and part of that is because of his strength,” said

Sutter. “He’s gotten bigger and stronger, but just the other fact is he wants to be a player . . . he trains hard. “And yet in today’s game you have to have skills too, and he works on his skills. Personally, I’m very happy with his progress. Now it’s just the path that we need to keep him on to

allow him to continue to develop.” The former Red Deer major bantam star admitted that his season with the midget AAA Chiefs was huge in terms of his overall development.

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Kings pressure opponents mentally, physically BY THE CANADIAN PRESS


New York Rangers defenceman Marc Staal, left, checks Los Angeles Kings right wing Dustin Brown during the first period in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals, Wednesday in Los Angeles.

LOS ANGELES — Big, fast and physical, the Los Angeles Kings play a punishing brand of hockey. But it’s also a smart game. There’s more to the Kings than banging bodies. They take a toll mentally on their opponents. “Very opportunistic, first and foremost,” Rangers defenceman Ryan McDonagh said of the Kings’ game. “They make something out of nothing a few times in the game and that’s what’s dangerous. “You feel like you’ve got them. You feel like you’ve got a simple battle in the corner, you’ve got numbers back. It doesn’t matter, they find a way to get a puck towards the net and get a bounce, get the right body position. You’ve got to maintain your discipline and your focus all the way through until your shift is done.” Goalie Henrik Lundqvist, who faced 20 shots in the third period of the Rangers’ 3-2 overtime loss in Game 1, says the Kings can threaten from anywhere. “They like to throw pucks from the outside, go for rebounds,” said the stylish Swede. “A lot of times you might not think there’s a big chance, but a lot of times they create something from second and third chances, not necessarily from the first shot. “It’s important that you don’t relax even though you feel like you have everything under control maybe in the

first sequence. That’s when they can surprise you a little bit.” “They throw a lot of bodies, throw a lot of pucks on net,” Rangers defenceman Dan Girardi summed up. The Kings certainly have the Rangers’ attention. New York coach Alain Vigneault has spent the last two days urging his team to dig deep for Game 2. “If you’re in the final, and your expectations are to win, you have to bring your best game to the table. Our guys are aware of that,” he said. “Our guys are talking to themselves, between themselves about it. We’re all looking for a better response (Saturday).” Both teams practised Friday — the Rangers at Staples Center and the Kings at their practice facility in suburban El Segundo. There will likely be lineup changes on both sides. Rangers defenceman John Moore, eligible to return from a two-game suspension, resumed his normal spot in practice. And Kings coach Darryl Sutter said veteran defenceman Robyn Regehr, who has been out injured since Game 1 of the Anaheim series, will “probably” play. Vigneault says backup goalie Cam Talbot remains day-do-day with an undisclosed injury. Despite losing last time out, the Rangers were as cool as ice Friday. The message has been to turn the page on Game 1, while turning it up a notch for Game 2.

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Buccaneers looking forward to season-opener against Wolfpack BY GREG MEACHEM ADVOCATE SPORTS EDITOR The Central Alberta Buccaneers aren’t living in the past, even if their most recent past was somewhat successful. The Bucs posted a franchise-best 5-1 regular-season record in the 2013 Alberta Football League season before losing to the visiting St. Albert Stars in a semifinal. Heading into their 2014 season-opener tonight at 6:30 p.m. versus the Calgary Wolfpack at Lacombe’s MEGlobal Athletic Park, the Bucs have every intention of playing well into September. “We were absolutely thrilled to put

ALBERTA FOOTBALL LEAGUE together a big season last year, but that was last year, this is now,” said Bucs head coach Duane Brown. “We start off against a perennial power in the league in Game 1 and there’s not a better way to start.” The Buccaneers thrived last season due a substantial improvement in their physical conditioning. “That was huge for us, especially on the defensive side of the ball,” said Brown. “We were able to outlast everybody simply by running faster, going harder and wearing teams down. We’ve altered our offensive scheme this year

and we’re going to be far more reminiscent of our defence. Teams are going to have to be in shape to play against us.” Brown sees the same level of fitness with his squad this year and is also tickled with the potential of his new players. “We’ve added some young talent that is amazing. I’m in awe of some of the young talent that we have this year,” said the Bucs sideline boss, referring to the likes of Lacombe products Junior Riviera, who will start at running back tonight, and Cole Stewart, one of three rookie quarterbacks. The Bucs’ receiving corps features returnee Matt Merkley of Sylvan Lake, who attended a Calgary Stampeders tryout camp earlier this year in North

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Carolina. Reigning AFL defensive player of the year Ian Keetch has returned to anchor the Bucs’ line, which also features another league all-star in Kerry Lynch. The Buccaneers did lose Sean O’Donnell, the league’s top offensive lineman last season, to the Wolfpack, and quarterback Byron Stearns — another league all-star — and key middle linebacker Curtis Dreger have retired. “Ian is back and he’s chomping at the bit because he gets to go against O’Donnell in the first game. That’s a nice little rivalry right off the bat,” said Brown.

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Stroman wins second start for Jays BAUTSITA, LAWRIE HIT HOMERS BY THE CANADIAN PRESS Jays 3 Cardinals 1 TORONTO — Jose Bautista had a game to remember. The Toronto Blue Jays right-fielder had his 15th homer of the season, hit into a triple play, threw a runner out at home and was interfered with by a fan as he tried to catch a foul ball in the ninth that resulted in an out after a video review. To top it off, the Blue Jays defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 for their sixth win in a row on Friday. “I think it’s got to be the most eventful game I’ve had in my career,” said Bautista, who also extended his hit streak to 12 games. “I’d like to see if anyone can find somebody else with that combination of plays.” Right-hander Marcus Stroman pitched into the seventh inning in his second major-league start, both of them wins. He walked off to a standing ovation. “It’s pretty special,” Stroman said. “I tried to do my best tough guy impersonation and tried not to smile. But it was definitely pretty special walking off.” Bautista lined into a triple play in the sixth inning, the seventh time a triple play had beeen turned by a Blue Jays’ opponent. It was the first triple play against Toronto since May 12, 2008, in the second game of a doubleheader at Cleveland. “It’s the first time it’s happened to me,” Bautista said. Stroman (3-0) held the Cardinals to one run on seven hits, two walks and a hit batter while striking out seven. He was lifted after a leadoff single in the seventh by Tony Cruz. Casey Janssen pitched the ninth inning for his 11th save of the season. Janssen’s second out came as a result of fan interference when Bautista tried to catch a foul ball hit by Cruz. The play was reviewed and Cruz was called out. “I just felt that somebody stuck a


Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Marcus Stroman throws against the St. Louis Cardinals during first inning American League baseball action in Toronto on Friday. glove right in my face,” Bautista said, “And I felt there was some contact there that prevented me from making the play. Obviously (the fan) was caught up in the emotion, just like everybody else. The ball is coming to him, he wants a ball hit by a major-leaguer at a major-league baseball game. He’s not thinking about the play the way I am so you can’t blame him for it. But again it doesn’t matter they reviewed it and made the right call.” Right-hander Lance Lynn (6-4) took the loss, allowing six hits — including two home runs — and four walks while striking out six in five innings. The Cardinals (31-31) scored a run in the first. Matt Carpenter led off with

a walk and took third on Matt Holliday’s ground-rule double to right. Allen Craig singled to right to score Carpenter but Holliday was thrown out at home by Bautista. “I think it’s always a good play when you can throw anybody out and prevent a run.” Bautista said. “Whether (Stroman) needed that at that moment in the game that’s more for him to answer, not me. I think he still would have pitched a pretty good game. “The ball was hit to me at the right rate of speed. And I had a chance to throw him out. Dioner (Navarro) made a play terrific play, a fine play because my throw wasn’t as good as it could have been and he still managed to

Air conditioning expected to be ‘fully operational’ for Game 2 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN ANTONIO — When the air conditioning went out in San Antonio, many of the Spurs felt right at home — their native homelands. They are a roster loaded with foreign players, accustomed to playing in places where air conditioning not only isn’t optional, it’s not even available. “It gets crazy sometimes,” forward Boris Diaw from France said Friday. “It goes to 95, 96.” It wasn’t quite that bad inside the AT&T Center during Game 1 of the NBA Finals, where the temperature hovered around 90 degrees and the thermometer got as much attention as the scoreboard in the Spurs’ 110-95 victory. The Spurs weren’t immune to the steamy arena, they just handled it better. They have nine players born outside of the United States, representing an NBA-record seven countries, and even Danny Green, one of their few Americans, played internationally earlier in his career when he couldn’t stick in the NBA. And while Diaw said it was the hottest NBA game he could remember, all the Spurs said they had faced worse. They probably won’t have to endure it again, at least not in this series.


REBELS: Time to prove themselves “Our coach, Doug Quinn, taught me to play both ends of the rink,” said de Wit. “I needed to be consistent game in and game out . . . bring what I do best to each game. That was important.” He also feels he developed some leadership skills along the way. “Maybe I didn’t have the biggest voice in the locker room, but on the ice I wanted to make a statement each game,” he said. “Sure, I had to go through some adversity throughout the year with changing lines, but throughout the year I progressed and by the end of the season I wanted to be a go-to guy on the team, a player who could make a difference during the game.” De Wit came on strong down the stretch of the 2013-14 AMHL season and scored three goals and collected six points in 11 league playoff games. He then centered the Chiefs most dominant line — including Tyler Steenbergen and Trey deGraff — during the Pacific Region final and scored twice and added two assists in Red Deer’s 7-1 Game 2 victory. “As I got bigger and stronger, I thought it really helped my skating and my overall game . . . being able to take D-men wide and use not only my skill but also my feet to make myself a better player,” he said. Now it’s just a case of proving he deserves a spot on the Rebels roster next season. De Wit is relishing the

NBA FINALS The teams were already scheduled to work out Friday and Saturday at the Spurs’ training facility, and Spurs officials announced just before practice began that the air conditioning system was “fully operational.” Commissioner Adam Silver said a breaker about the size of a car battery failed and workers couldn’t replace it because they didn’t know what effect that would have on the rest of the power to arena. Silver said workers from the facility and league, along with an outside expert, checked it out and are confident everything is repaired and will be fine for Game 2 on Sunday night. And even if it isn’t, the Spurs would probably handle it. They have developed a mental toughness, the kind it will take to bounce back from last year’s gutwrenching NBA Finals loss to the Heat and get it done this year. “Being a champion is not easy,” Green said. “It’s not going to come easy.” So no, the Spurs won’t be rattled by something like the conditions. The two-time defending champion Heat will have to do that themselves. “Anybody can be rattled, but this challenge. “There are high expectations for me this year and I’m ready to exceed those expectations by any means,” he said. ● Scoring for Team White in Friday’s scrimmage were Tyler Kirkup, a 16-year-old forward from Virden, Man., and 15-year-old forwards Austin Pratt of Lakeville, Minn., and Akash Bains of Delta, B.C. The Rebels prospects camp runs from 3:45 to 5:45 p.m. today and concludes with a 9 to 11 a.m. session Sunday.

NHL: Not an easy style to play For the Kings, it’s stay the course. That means playing with discipline and putting their bodies on the line for the 105th time since the start of the regular season. It is to their credit that they can continue to play their game. “Our style is not easy to play for 82 games every night,” acknowledged captain Dustin Brown when asked about the team’s scoring lapses during the regular season. “Sometimes we get into a funk and everyone focuses on our goal-scoring. “There was a stretch of games (during the regular season) where we couldn’t score but we were finding ways to win games because we played the right way on the other side of the puck. I think that’s where a lot of our success comes from, is really the defensive side of the puck.” Los Angeles ranked 26th in the

team is more difficult to rattle than others,” Heat forward Chris Bosh said. “They have great poise, they’re always a step ahead a little bit.” They were way ahead down the stretch, particularly after the demoralized Heat realized LeBron James — sidelined with cramps — had been lost for good with about 4 minutes remaining. And, as is often the case for the Spurs, this game was won just as much with their minds. “I feel part of our downfall in that game was mental and physical fatigue down the stretch. You know, rotations and things that we normally do wasn’t done last night,” Heat guard Dwyane Wade said. “It wasn’t from not having the will or the want to do it.” The Spurs never lose that. Even after their unforgettable Game 6 defeat last season, when they blew a fivepoint lead in the final half-minute of regulation with a chance to win the title, they came back two nights later and pushed the Heat into the finals minutes of Game 7. And rather than change things up after that loss, even with Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili both on the wrong side of 35, the Spurs brought back all five starters and 12 players overall, rather than try to make fixes some thought might be needed to stay atop the Western Conference.

league during the regular season with 2.42 goals a game. It helped that the Kings were first in goals-against average at 2.05. In the playoffs, they lead with 3.46 goals a game. They are in the middle of the playoff pack with 2.82 goals against. Asked how they have managed to add a gear in the post-season, Brown said champions find a way. “This time of year, good teams find that extra,” he said. The Kings clearly take pride in the toll that their game takes on opponents. “When teams play against us and say that ’Man, these guys compete, they play hard. They battle for every puck. And yeah, to win four out of seven against these guys is going to take a lot,”’ said defenceman Willie Mitchell. “If other teams are saying that, or people from the outside are kind of giving us that label, it means that we’re doing a lot of things here and we’ll continue to do that.” On Saturday, it’s the Rangers time to dig deep. “We have to expect they’re going to be a lot better,” said New York forward Brad Richards. “We have to be better or you’re going to be down 2-0 ... It’s this time of year. You get one crack at it. You got to raise it. There’s no other option.” Added Girardi: “We know in the room here that we have what it takes to get the job done.” “We’re going to be ready (Saturday),” said Vigneault. A good performance and the Rangers go home happy. “It would be really nice to have (the series) 1-1 leaving L.A.,” said forward

catch the ball as it was going toward the runner and stay away from the running lane that they now have to give and still tag him out. So that was a pretty good play.” Second baseman Brett Lawrie followed it up with a fine play on Yadier Molina’s grounder to end the inning. “That is just huge momentum and puts you back into your groove and kind of lets you know your guys are behind you.” Stroman said. “Right out of the gate he struggled a little bit but then he started using all his pitches,” manager John Gibbons said. “He was primarily pumping the fastballs in there and when he started using his breaking ball, his change-up a little bit, it made all the difference in the world.” St. Louis manager Mike Matheny acknowledged that Stroman kept the Cardinals hitters on their heels. “He kept us off balance,” said Mike Matheny. “He had good life on his fastball. We saw a lot of swings and misses, probably more swings and misses than what we saw on any kind of video we had on him, with his breaking ball. I thought his breaking ball was more of a weapon today than what we’d seen in the past.” The Blue Jays (38-24) left the bases loaded in the bottom of the first and stranded two in the second. But they tied it 1-1 in the third when Bautista led off with a homer, a high drive to left on a 2-1 fastball. Lawrie lined his 11th homer of the season to centre on a 2-1 fastball with two out in the fifth to give the Blue Jays a 2-1 lead. Bautista hit into a triple play in the sixth inning on a liner to second baseman Descalso. The Blue Jays loaded the bases against right-handed reliever Seth Maness with singles from Anthony Gose and Jose Reyes and Carpenter’s error on a grounder to third by Melky Cabrera. Bautista lined a 2-0 sinker to Descalso who threw to shortstop Jhonny Peralta who caught Reyes off second. Peralta then threw to Craig who stepped on first before Cabrera could return to the base. “I did everything I could,” Bautista said. “I laid off two bad pitches, swung at the one in the zone, hit it hard and it went right at somebody.”



Flames GM Treliving brings Conroy, Pascall on board CALGARY — Brad Treliving’s first major move as new Calgary Flames general manager was to beef up the front office. He named former Flame forward Craig Conroy and former Hockey Canada executive Brad Pascall as his new assistant general managers Friday. Conroy and Pascall join Mike Holditch, who has held that title since 2010. “Having depth, having manpower, allows us to see more and do more,” Treliving said at Scotiabank Saddledome. “Everything we do here when we look at adding staff and we look at adding people, this is all about building and this is about winning. “To me, you need to build your foundation off the ice before you can ever think of having success on the ice.” Treliving, 44, was revealed as the Flames new GM on April 28. The Flames were grooming Conroy for the managerial ranks before Treliving’s arrival. Conroy went to work immediately as a special assistant to former GM Jay Feaster after retiring in 2011. Conroy’s apprenticeship accelerated in December when president of hockey operations Brian Burke fired Feaster. Conroy had more responsibilities in the four months Burke searched for a replacement. Carl Hagelin.

FOOTBALL: Veteran QB to start In Stearn’s absence, veteran Josh Achtemichuk will start at quarterback versus the Wolfpack, with Brown aiming to work in two rookies at various points of the game. The Buccaneers dropped a 26-12 decision to the host Stars in their lone preseason game last weekend, a setback that didn’t bother Brown. “We went up there with a very basic package and wanted to see what the young guys could do,” he said. “The vets didn’t play very much. We let the young kids play and get some experience at what it’s like to play at this level. “For the kids coming out of high school, playing against men was definitely a big change. We wanted to give them that full experience before they go against a powerhouse like the Wolfpack.” Coming off last year’s regular-season success, the Bucs are looking to go all the way this season. “Nobody is talking about anything other that winning it all,” said Brown. “We don’t want to be cocky and we’re not going to look past any team, but our expectations are that we win every game. That’s why we put on the pads and go out onto the field. “We want to host the national championship game here in Lacombe.”




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AMERICAN LEAGUE East Division W L Pct 38 24 .613 31 29 .517 30 29 .508 27 33 .450 24 38 .387 Central Division W L Pct 32 25 .561 31 30 .508 30 31 .492 28 30 .483 29 32 .475 West Division W L Pct 38 23 .623 31 28 .525 31 29 .517 31 30 .508 26 35 .426


● Parkland baseball: Dallas Yarbrough Memorial Tournament at Innisfail. ● Taekwondo: Tournament hosted by Master Rim’s, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Lindsay Thurber. ● Junior B tier 1 lacrosse: Calgary Chill at Red Deer, 1:30 p.m., Kinex. ● Pro rodeo: Rocky Mountain House Rodeo, 1:30 p.m. ● Men’s second division rugby: Calgary Rams at Red Deer, 3:30 p.m., Titans Park. ● WHL: Red Deer Rebels spring prospects camp, 3:45-5:45 p.m., Penhold Regional Multiplex. ● Junior B tier 2 lacrosse: Lacoka at Red Deer, 4:30 p.m., Kinex. ● Alberta Football League: Calgary Wolfpack at Central Alberta Buccaneers, 6 p.m., Lacombe M.E.Global Athletic Park. ● Boxing: Western Canada Championships, 7 p.m., Westerner Harvest Centre.


● WHL: Red Deer Rebels spring prospects camp, 9-11 a.m., Penhold Regional Multiplex. ● Boxing: Western Canada Championships, noon start, Westerner Harvest Centre. ● Parkland baseball: Dallas Yarbrough Memorial Tournament at Innisfail. ● Midget AAA baseball: Calgary Rockies at Red Deer, doubleheader at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Great Chief Park 1. ● Major women’s soccer: Calgary Saints at Red Deer, noon, Edgar Park. ● Junior B tier 2 lacrosse: Innisfail at Red Deer, 1:30 p.m., Kinex. ● Pro rodeo: Rocky Mountain House Rodeo, 1:30 p.m. ● Senior C men’s lacrosse: Vermilion at Blackfalds, 3:30 p.m., Multiplex. ● Junior B tier 1 lacrosse: Sherwood Park at Red Deer, 4:30 p.m., Kinex. ● Women’s senior/junior lacrosse: Capital Region at Red Deer, 7 p.m., Kinex.

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Friday’s Games Oakland 4, Baltimore 3, 11 innings Toronto 3, St. Louis 1 Detroit 6, Boston 2 Tampa Bay 4, Seattle 0 Texas 6, Cleveland 4 N.Y. Yankees 4, Kansas City 2 Houston at Minnesota, 6:10 p.m. Chicago White Sox at L.A. Angels, 8:05 p.m. Today’s Games St. Louis (S.Miller 6-5) at Toronto (Buehrle 10-1), 11:07 a.m. Houston (Feldman 3-3) at Minnesota (Gibson 4-5), 12:10 p.m. Cleveland (Tomlin 3-2) at Texas (Tepesch 2-1), 2:05 p.m. Seattle (Elias 4-4) at Tampa Bay (Cobb 1-3), 2:10 p.m. Boston (Lester 6-6) at Detroit (Scherzer 6-2), 5:15 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (Phelps 1-3) at Kansas City (Duffy 3-5), 5:15 p.m. Oakland (Gray 6-1) at Baltimore (Gausman 0-1), 5:15 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Sale 5-0) at L.A. Angels (Shoemaker 3-1), 8:05 p.m. Sunday’s Games St. Louis at Toronto, 11:07 a.m. Oakland at Baltimore, 11:35 a.m. Seattle at Tampa Bay, 11:40 a.m. Houston at Minnesota, 12:10 p.m. N.Y. Yankees at Kansas City, 12:10 p.m. Cleveland at Texas, 1:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox at L.A. Angels, 1:35 p.m. Boston at Detroit, 6:05 p.m. Monday’s Games Seattle at Tampa Bay, 11:10 a.m. Boston at Baltimore, 5:05 p.m. Minnesota at Toronto, 5:07 p.m. Cleveland at Texas, 6:05 p.m. Detroit at Chicago White Sox, 6:10 p.m. N.Y. Yankees at Kansas City, 6:10 p.m. Houston at Arizona, 7:40 p.m.

BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Placed RHP Miguel Gonzalez on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 31. Recalled RHP Tim Berry from Bowie (EL). Selected the contract of RHP Evan Meek from Norfolk (IL). Optioned RHP Preston Guilmet to Norfolk. CLEVELAND INDIANS — Activated INF Carlos Santana from the 7-day DL. Optioned INF Jesus Aguilar to Columbus (IL). OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Acquired LHP Justin Marks from Kansas City for cash considerations. Designated OF Kent Matthes for assignment. National League COLORADO ROCKIES — Selected the contract of RHP Eddie Butler from Tulsa (TL). LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Optioned INF Erisbel Arruebarrena to Albuquerque (PCL). Selected the contract of INF Miguel Rojas from Albuquerque. Transferred RHP Chris Withrow to the 60-day DL. PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Recalled INF Ronny Cedeno from Lehigh Valley (IL). Designated LHP Cesar Jimenez for assignment. SAN DIEGO PADRES — Placed 2B Jedd Gyorko on the 15-day DL. SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Activated RHP Matt Cain from the 15-day DL. Designated LHP David Huff for assignment. American Association AMARILLO SOX — Released OF Manny Osborne. KANSAS CITY T-BONES — Signed LHP Derek Loera. QUEBEC CAPITALES — Released RHP Tim Brechbuehler. Signed C Larry Balkwill. SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS — Released RHP Ryan Mitchell. Traded 1B Luke Murton to Southern Maryland (Atlantic) for a player to be named. Atlantic League SUGAR LAND SKEETERS — Signed INF Taylor Harbin. Frontier League GATEWAY GRIZZLIES — Released C Gabriel Molina. JOLIET SLAMMERS — Signed OF Corey Keller. Released OF Bill Miller. LAKE ERIE CRUSHERS — Signed RHP Trevor Longfellow. NORMAL CORNBELTERS — Released INF Brian Bistagne. TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS — Signed RHP Chuck Ghysels. Released LHP Vladamir Camacho. BASKETBALL National Basketball Association MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES — Named Flip Saunders coach. UTAH JAZZ — Named Quin Snyder coach. FOOTBALL National Football League CLEVELAND BROWNS — Released LB Quentin Groves. HOUSTON TEXANS — Signed DE Jadeveon Clowney. Arena Football League ORLANDO PREDATORS — Announced DB Eddie Moten was assigned to the team. Canadian Football League EDMONTON ESKIMOS — Signed DE Ernest Owusu. HOCKEY National Hockey League PITTSBURGH PENGUINS — Fired coach Dan Bylsma. Named Jim Rutherford general manager. SOCCER Major League Soccer SEATTLE SOUNDERS FC — Loaned G Josh Ford to Orange County (USL Pro) until June 14. TORONTO FC — Acquired F Dominic Oduro from Columbus for F Alvaro Rey.

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Friday’s Games Chicago Cubs 5, Miami 3, 13 innings Pittsburgh 15, Milwaukee 5 Toronto 3, St. Louis 1 Philadelphia 8, Cincinnati 0 L.A. Dodgers 7, Colorado 2 Atlanta 5, Arizona 2 Washington 6, San Diego 0 San Francisco 4, N.Y. Mets 2 Today’s Games St. Louis (S.Miller 6-5) at Toronto (Buehrle 10-1), 11:07 a.m. Miami (Wolf 1-1) at Chicago Cubs (Samardzija 1-5), 2:05 p.m. Milwaukee (Garza 3-4) at Pittsburgh (Volquez 3-4), 2:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Greinke 8-2) at Colorado (Chacin 0-4), 2:10 p.m. Philadelphia (R.Hernandez 2-3) at Cincinnati (Simon 7-3), 2:10 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Colon 5-5) at San Francisco (Hudson 6-2), 8:05 p.m. Atlanta (E.Santana 5-2) at Arizona (Miley 3-6), 8:10 p.m. Washington (Treinen 0-2) at San Diego (Cashner 2-5), 8:10 p.m. Sunday’s Games St. Louis at Toronto, 11:07 a.m. Philadelphia at Cincinnati, 11:10 a.m. Milwaukee at Pittsburgh, 11:35 a.m. Miami at Chicago Cubs, 12:20 p.m. N.Y. Mets at San Francisco, 2:05 p.m. Atlanta at Arizona, 2:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at Colorado, 2:10 p.m. Washington at San Diego, 2:10 p.m. Monday’s Games Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh, 5:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at Cincinnati, 5:10 p.m. Atlanta at Colorado, 6:40 p.m. Houston at Arizona, 7:40 p.m. Washington at San Francisco, 8:15 p.m.

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Lohse, Thornburg (6), Wang (7) and Lucroy, Maldonado; Cumpton, Ju.Wilson (6), J.Gomez (7), Sadler (8) and R.Martin. W—Cumpton 1-2. L—Lohse 7-2. HRs—Pittsburgh, A.McCutchen (7), Mercer (3).

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Roark, Detwiler (9) and W.Ramos; T.Ross, Quackenbush (6), Lane (8), Patton (9) and Rivera. W—Roark 4-4. L—T.Ross 6-5. HRs—Washington, Rendon (9). ——— New York 000 000 200 — 2 4 0 San Francisco000 010 12x — 4 8 0 Niese, C.Torres (8) and d’Arnaud; M.Cain, Affeldt (8), Romo (9) and Posey. W—Affeldt 1-1. L—C. Torres 2-3. Sv—Romo (19). HRs—New York, Dan.Murphy (4). San Francisco, Posey (8).



MANULIFE FINANCIAL CLASSIC At Grey Silo Golf Course Waterloo, Ontario Purse: $1.5 million Yardage: 6,330; Par: 71 Second Round a-denotes amateur Shanshan Feng Hee Young Park Michelle Wie Anna Nordqvist Xi Yu Lin Inbee Park Na Yeon Choi Belen Mozo So Yeon Ryu Caroline Masson Marina Alex Jacqui Concolino Jee Young Lee Kristy McPherson Cristie Kerr Anya Alvarez Meena Lee Suzann Pettersen Katie Futcher Thidapa Suwannapura Lydia Ko Catriona Matthew Angela Stanford Jaye Marie Green Jennifer Johnson Candie Kung Jane Park Austin Ernst Stacy Lewis Sarah Kemp Haru Nomura P.K. Kongkraphan Danielle Kang Morgan Pressel Chella Choi Brooke Pancake Line Vedel Moira Dunn Paz Echeverria Alejandra Llaneza Tiffany Joh Ji Young Oh Joanna Klatten Karine Icher Dewi Claire Schreefel Mi Jung Hur Louise Friberg Julieta Granada Cydney Clanton Sue Kim

66-65 65-66 65-67 69-64 67-67 69-66 68-67 68-67 68-67 69-67 68-68 68-68 68-68 68-68 67-69 71-66 70-67 70-67 72-66 72-66 71-67 71-67 71-67 70-68 70-68 70-68 70-68 69-69 69-69 68-70 68-70 72-67 71-68 71-68 70-69 70-69 69-70 68-71 68-71 68-71 72-68 72-68 70-70 69-71 69-71 73-68 72-69 72-69 71-70 71-70

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131 131 132 133 134 135 135 135 135 136 136 136 136 136 136 137 137 137 138 138 138 138 138 138 138 138 138 138 138 138 138 139 139 139 139 139 139 139 139 139 140 140 140 140 140 141 141 141 141 141

Jennifer Kirby Giulia Molinaro Reilley Rankin a-Brooke M. Henderson Mi Hyang Lee Megan McChrystal Sydnee Michaels Jennifer Rosales Ayako Uehara Pernilla Lindberg Katie M. Burnett Alena Sharp Laura Davies Erica Popson Jeong Jang I.K. Kim Ilhee Lee Mirim Lee Kris Tamulis Christel Boeljon Nicole Vandermade Felicity Johnson Gerina Piller Maria Hernandez Brittany Lang Paula Reto Becky Morgan Jackie Stoelting Sarah Jane Smith

71-70 71-70 71-70 70-71 70-71 70-71 70-71 69-72 69-72 78-64 73-69 73-69 71-71 71-71 70-72 69-73 69-73 69-73 69-73 75-68 75-68 74-69 73-70 72-71 72-71 72-71 71-72 70-73 69-74

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141 141 141 141 141 141 141 141 141 142 142 142 142 142 142 142 142 142 142 143 143 143 143 143 143 143 143 143 143

Brianna Do Kathleen Ekey Christina Kim Caroline Westrup Veronica Felibert Kayla Mortellaro Perrine Delacour Sandra Gal Jennifer Song Paola Moreno Nicole Jeray Lorie Kane Natalie Sheary Cindy LaCrosse Moriya Jutanugarn Maria McBride Ryann O’Toole Emma Jandel Kim Williams Jamie Hullett Rebecca Lee-Bentham Ashli Bunch Giulia Sergas

Missed the Julia Boland Amelia Lewis Pat Hurst Haeji Kang Maude-Aimee Leblanc Karin Sjodin Jaclyn Sweeney Sandra Changkija Victoria Elizabeth Dori Carter Jane Rah Katy Harris Laura Diaz Amy Anderson Silvia Cavalleri Hanna Kang Jenny Suh Mo Martin Jimin Kang Hannah Jun Medlock Wendy Ward Vicky Hurst Stacey Keating Ai Miyazato Erica D Rivard Lindsey Wright Megan Grehan Lisa McCloskey Dani Holmqvist Seon Hwa Lee

75-69 75-69 74-70 74-70 74-70 73-71 73-71 72-72 72-72 71-73 71-73 70-74 76-69 74-71 73-72 73-72 73-72 72-73 71-74 70-75 70-75 69-76 74-72 74-72 73-73 73-73 72-74 71-75 70-76 70-76

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144 144 144 144 144 144 144 144 144 144 144 144 145 145 145 145 145 145 145 145 145 145 146 146 146 146 146 146 146 146

Jeff Curl Mathew Goggin Whee Kim Tom Gillis Aaron Watkins Si Woo Kim Jimmy Gunn Andy Pope Cameron Percy Mark Hubbard Jason Gore Scott Parel Camilo Benedetti Ryan Armour Roberto Diaz Jon Curran Rod Pampling Harold Varner III Michael Kim Blayne Barber Trevor Murphy Colt Knost Franklin Corpening Darron Stiles Sung Joon Park Dawie van der Walt Tony Finau Zack Fischer Sung Kang Luke List

74-73 74-73 73-74 74-74 80-69 78-71 77-72 75-74 75-74 77-73 73-77 73-77 78-73 77-74 76-75 77-75 72-80 81-72 78-75 77-76 75-78 79-76 78

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147 147 147 148 149 149 149 149 149 150 150 150 151 151 151 152 152 153 153 153 153 155 WD

Kevin Kim Skip Kendall Travis Bertoni Derek Fathauer Max Homa Vaughn Taylor Mackenzie Hughes Sam Saunders Matt Fast Daniel Berger Justin Lower Shaun Micheel Nick O’Hern Steven Alker Byron Smith Aaron Goldberg Timothy O’Neal Andres Echavarria Scott Harrington Jin Park Scott Pinckney Adam Hadwin Todd Hamilton

69-70 74-65 71-68 73-66 64-76 68-72 73-67 71-69 69-71 70-70 69-71 68-72 69-71 70-70 71-69 69-71 69-71 72-68 75-66 71-70 71-70 72-69 72-69

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139 139 139 139 140 140 140 140 140 140 140 140 140 140 140 140 140 140 141 141 141 141 141

LYONESS OPEN At Diamond Country Club Atzenbrugg, Austria Purse: $1.36 million Yardage: 7,433; Par: 72 Second Round

CLEVELAND OPEN At Lakewood Country Club Westlake, Ohio Purse: $600,000 Yardage: 7,104; Par 71 Second Round (a-amateur) 66-67 71-62 68-66 67-67 69-66 66-69 69-67 68-68 69-67 72-64 69-68 69-68 69-68 69-68 71-66 71-66 69-68 70-67 69-68 69-69 69-69 68-70 67-71 69-70 70-69 70-69 72-67 69-70 68-71 71-68

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133 133 134 134 135 135 136 136 136 136 137 137 137 137 137 137 137 137 137 138 138 138 138 139 139 139 139 139 139 139

Mikael Lundberg, Sweden 67-68 Lee Slattery, England 70-66 Fabrizio Zanotti, Paraguay 69-68 Sihwan Kim, South Korea 70-68 Joost Luiten, Netherlands 72-67 Rhys Davies, Wales 68-71 Adam Gee, England 67-73 Berry Henson, United States68-72 Alex Haindl, South Africa 72-69 Simon Wakefield, England 70-71 Richard Finch, England 68-73 Matthew Baldwin, England68-73 Bernd Wiesberger, Austria 71-70 Thomas Levet, France 69-73 Mikko Korhonen, Finland 75-67 Phillip Archer, England 69-73 Eduardo De la Riva, Spain73-69 Brett Rumford, Australia 73-70 Andrew Marshall, England 72-71 Ruaidhri McGhee, Ireland 73-70 Florian Fritsch, Germany 74-69 Anthony Wall, England 70-73 Stephen Dodd, Wales 70-73 a-Jordan Smith, England 71-72 James Morrison, England 73-70 Florian Praegant, Austria 70-73 Victor Riu, France 69-74 Daniel Im, United States 70-73 Ross McGowan, England 69-74

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Tennis FRENCH OPEN At Stade Roland Garros Paris Purse: $34.12 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Clay-Outdoor Singles Men Semifinals Rafael Nadal (1), Spain, def. Andy Murray (7), Britain, 6-3, 6-2, 6-1. Novak Djokovic (2), Serbia, def. Ernests Gulbis (18), Latvia, 6-3, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3. Doubles Women Semifinals Hsieh Su-wei, Taiwan, and Peng Shuai (1), China, def. Garbine Muguruza, Spain, and Carla Suarez Navarro, Spain, 6-2, 5-7, 6-2. Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci (2), Italy, def. Lucie Hradecka, Czech Republic, and Michaella Krajicek, Netherlands, 6-2, 6-1.

Legends Doubles Round Robin Men Under 45 Sebastien Grosjean and Fabrice Santoro, France, def. Sergi Bruguera, Spain, and Andrei Medvedev, Ukraine, 4-6, 6-3, 10-6. Men Over 45 Pat Cash, Australia, and Paul Haarhuis, Netherlands, def. Guy Forget and Henri Leconte, France, 6-3, 7-6 (3). Women Iva Majoli, Croatia, and Anastasia Myskina, Russia, def. Conchita Martinez, Spain, and Nathalie Tauziat, France, 3-6, 6-2, 10-7. Nathalie Dechy and Sandrine Testud, France, def. Jana Novotna, Czech Republic, and Natasha Zvereva, Belarus, 6-3, 6-4. Junior Singles Boys Semifinals Jaume Antoni Munar (7), Spain, def. Quentin Halys (5), France, 6-4, 6-2. Andrey Rublev (4), Russia, def. Orlando Luz (2),

Brazil, 7-5, 6-3. Girls Semifinals Ivana Jorovic (1), Serbia, def. Francoise Abanda (10), Canada, 6-4, 6-0. Darya Kasatkina (8), Russia, def. Marketa Vondrousova, Czech Republic, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4. Junior Doubles Boys Semifinals Benjamin Bonzi and Quentin Halys, France, def. Stefan Kozlov, United States, and Andrey Rublev (1), Russia, 6-3, 6-0. Lucas Miedler, Austria, and Akira Santillan, Australia, def. Orlando Luz and Joao Menezes (5), Brazil, 7-6 (7), 6-7 (3), 10-5. Girls Semifinals Catherine Cartan Bellis, United States, and Marketa Vondrousova (7), Czech Republic, def. Luisa Stefani, Brazil, and Renata Zarazua, Mexico, 6-4, 6-3. Ioana Ducu and Ioana Loredana Rosca, Ro-

mania, def. Naiktha Bains, Australia, and Tornado Alicia Black (4), United States, 6-3, 6-3. Wheelchair Singles Men Championship Shingo Kunieda (1), Japan, def. Stephane Houdet (2), France, 6-4, 6-1. Women Championship Yui Kamiji (1), Japan, def. Aniek van Koot, Netherlands, 7-6 (7), 6-4. Wheelchair Doubles Men Championship Joachim Gerard, Belgium, and Stephane Houdet (1), France, def. Gustavo Fernandez, Argentina, and Nicolas Peifer, France, 4-6, 6-3, 11-9. Women Championship Yui Kamiji, Japan, and Jordanne Whiley (2), Britain, def. Jiske Griffioen and Aniek van Koot (1), Netherlands, 7-6 (3), 3-6, 10-8.


Soccer MLS Eastern Conference GP W L T GF New England 13 7 4 2 21 D.C. 13 6 4 3 18 Kansas City 14 5 5 4 19 Houston 15 5 8 2 16 Columbus 14 4 5 5 18 Toronto 10 5 4 1 14 New York 14 3 5 6 20 Philadelphia 15 3 7 5 19 Chicago 13 2 3 8 20 Montreal 12 2 6 4 11

GA 16 14 14 27 18 13 22 24 22 22

Pt 23 21 19 17 17 16 15 14 14 10

Western Conference GP W L T GF 14 9 3 2 29 14 6 1 7 24 14 6 4 4 19 12 5 2 5 22 15 5 7 3 23 11 4 3 4 15 12 4 4 4 15 14 3 4 7 23 13 2 7 4 13

GA 21 18 15 17 24 10 13 24 25

Pt 29 25 22 20 18 16 16 16 10

Seattle Salt Lake Colorado Vancouver Dallas Los Angeles San Jose Portland Chivas


Wednesday’s results Columbus 1 Salt Lake 1 Colorado 0 Chicago 0 Friday’s games Kansas City 2 Houston 0 Today’s games San Jose at Toronto, 12 p.m. Columbus at D.C., 2:30 p.m. Vancouver at Philadelphia, 3 p.m. Seattle at Chicago, 4:30 p.m. Colorado at Dallas, 4:30 p.m. Portland at Salt Lake, 6 p.m. Sunday, June 8 New York at New England, 1 p.m. Chivas at Los Angeles, 4 p.m.

NASCAR CAMPING WORLD TRUCK-WINSTAR WORLD CASINO & RESORT 400 At Texas Motor Speedway Fort Worth, Texas Lap length: 1.5 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (2) Matt Crafton, Toyota, 167 laps, 147.2 rating, 48 points. 2. (1) Justin Lofton, Chevrolet, 167, 89.5, 42. 3. (6) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, 167, 83.1, 41. 4. (3) Ryan Blaney, Ford, 167, 126.1, 41. 5. (9) John Wes Townley, Toyota, 167, 82.7, 39. 6. (10) Ron Hornaday Jr., Chevrolet, 167, 107.3, 39. 7. (4) Johnny Sauter, Toyota, 167, 100.6, 37. 8. (16) Bryan Silas, Chevrolet, 167, 63.7, 36. 9. (19) Joey Coulter, Chevrolet, 167, 69.1, 35. 10. (7) Darrell Wallace Jr., Toyota, 166, 90.9, 34. 11. (5) Erik Jones, Toyota, 166, 102.2, 33. 12. (11) Jeb Burton, Toyota, 166, 84.9, 32. 13. (14) Tayler Malsam, Chevrolet, 166, 84.5, 31. 14. (18) Ben Kennedy, Chevrolet, 166, 70.2, 30. 15. (17) Tyler Young, Chevrolet, 166, 54.5, 29. 16. (13) Brennan Newberry, Chevrolet, 165, 54.8, 28. 17. (23) Jimmy Weller III, Chevrolet, 165, 43.8, 27.

18. (21) T.J. Bell, Chevrolet, 163, 41.3, 26. 19. (20) Mason Mingus, Toyota, 156, 45.1, 25. 20. (22) Jennifer Jo Cobb, Chevrolet, 154, 36.2, 24. 21. (12) Tyler Reddick, Ford, 148, 61.5, 23. 22. (26) Norm Benning, Chevrolet, accident, 59, 32.4, 22. 23. (8) German Quiroga, Toyota, engine, 53, 61.6, 21. 24. (15) Timothy Peters, Toyota, accident, 51, 41.1, 20. 25. (24) B.J. McLeod, Chevrolet, engine, 13, 31.8, 19. 26. (25) Justin Jennings, Chevrolet, vibration, 3, 30.1, 18. 27. (27) Ryan Ellis, Chevrolet, vibration, 2, 28.5, 0. Race Statistics Average Speed of Race Winner: 132.970 mph. Time of Race: 1 hour, 53 minutes, 2 seconds. Margin of Victory: 13.302 seconds. Caution Flags: 4 for 23 laps. Lead Changes: 8 among 3 drivers. Lap Leaders: M.Crafton 1-36; R.Hornaday Jr. 37-38; R.Blaney 39-49; M.Crafton 50-58; R.Blaney 59-92; M.Crafton 93-109; R.Hornaday Jr. 110-111; M.Crafton 112-167. Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Led, Laps Led): M.Crafton, 4 times for 118 laps; R.Blaney, 2

Hockey NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Finals Los Angeles (3) vs. N.Y. Rangers (2) (Los Angeles leads series 1-0) Wednesday, June 4 Los Angeles 3 NY Rangers 2, OT Saturday, June 7 NY Rangers at Los Angeles, 5 p.m. Monday, June 9

times for 45 laps; R.Hornaday Jr., 2 times for 4 laps. Top 10 in Points: 1. M.Crafton, 232; 2. J.Sauter, 221; 3. R.Hornaday Jr., 209; 4. R.Blaney, 207; 5. T.Peters, 205; 6. G.Quiroga, 200; 7. B.Kennedy, 199; 8. J.Townley, 198; 9. J.Burton, 185; 10. J.Coulter, 177. NASCAR Driver Rating Formula A maximum of 150 points can be attained in a race. The formula combines the following categories: Wins, Finishes, Top-15 Finishes, Average Running Position While on Lead Lap, Average Speed Under Green, Fastest Lap, Led Most Laps, Lead-Lap Finish. FIRESTONE 600 At Texas Motor Speedway Fort Worth, Texas Lap length: 1.5 miles (Car number in parentheses) 1. (12) Will Power, Dallara-Chevrolet, 218.896. 2. (67) Josef Newgarden, Dallara-Honda, 217.835. 3. (10) Tony Kanaan, Dallara-Chevrolet, 217.826. 4. (2) Juan Pablo Montoya, Dallara-Chevrolet, 217.724. 5. (20) Ed Carpenter, Dallara-Chevrolet,

217.677. 6. (77) Simon Pagenaud, Dallara-Honda, 217.222. 7. (9) Scott Dixon, Dallara-Chevrolet, 217.128. 8. (19) Justin Wilson, Dallara-Honda, 217.007. 9. (27) James Hinchcliffe, Dallara-Honda, 216.967. 10. (34) Carlos Munoz, Dallara-Honda, 216.96. 11. (7) Mikhail Aleshin, Dallara-Honda, 216.88. 12. (28) Ryan Hunter-Reay, Dallara-Honda, 216.823. 13. (8) Ryan Briscoe, Dallara-Chevrolet, 216.667. 14. (3) Helio Castroneves, Dallara-Chevrolet, 216.591. 15. (83) Charlie Kimball, Dallara-Chevrolet, 216.151. 16. (14) Takuma Sato, Dallara-Honda, 216.064. 17. (25) Marco Andretti, Dallara-Honda, 215.697. 18. (11) Sebastien Bourdais, Dallara-Chevrolet, 214.407. 19. (17) Sebastian Saavedra, Dallara-Chevrolet, 214.156. 20. (98) Jack Hawksworth, Dallara-Honda, 214.145. 21. (15) Graham Rahal, Dallara-Honda, 213.292. 22. (18) Carlos Huertas, Dallara-Honda, 212.191.

Basketball Los Angeles at NY Rangers, 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 11 Los Angeles at NY Rangers, 6 p.m. Friday, June 13 x-NY Rangers at Los Angeles, 6 p.m. Monday, June 16 x-Los Angeles at NY Rangers, 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 18 x-NY Rangers at Los Angeles, 6 p.m. x — if necessary.

NBA Playoffs FINALS (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) Miami Heat vs. San Antonio Spurs (San Antonio leads 1-0) Thursday, June 5: Miami 95, San Antonio 110 Sunday, June 8: Miami at San Antonio, 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 10: San Antonio at Miami, 7 p.m. Thursday, June 12: San Antonio at Miami, 7 p.m.

x-Sunday, June 15: Miami at San Antonio, 6 p.m.

x-Tuesday, June 17: San Antonio at Miami, 7 p.m.

x-Friday, June 20: Miami at San Antonio, 7 p.m.

RED DEER ADVOCATE Saturday, June 7, 2014 B7

Crane shoots 65 at St. Jude WEATHER SUSPENDS SECOND ROUND BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Ben Crane’s back is OK, and his putter couldn’t be working much better. The combination helped him shoot a 5-under 65 on Friday to open a sixstroke lead in the St. Jude Classic before heavy rain delayed play twice and forced the suspension of play for the day. Crane birdied his final hole Thursday night for a 63 and rolled in a 44-footer for birdie to start the second round Friday morning. He had a 12-under 128 total at TPC Southwind, matching the winning score in relation to par last year. “I certainly didn’t see this coming,” Crane said. “But you know when you’re putting well, I started to feel like I was a little more in control of my ball, just felt like I was tightening my draws and fades a little bit. I had access to some

PGA holes I haven’t this year and so gosh, it’s been an incredible two days.” Crane has spent the past six months changing his swing to protect his back. A four-time PGA Tour winner, Crane’s last win came in 2011 at the McGladrey Classic and his best finish this year was a tie for ninth in the Humana Challenge in January. But he was in such pain he had a therapist with him for treatment during the round. “It’s been a really, really hard year, racking my brain what’s going on, what’s going wrong and have I changed that much,” Crane said. “You start wondering, ’Am I going to get it back.’ So this is super encouraging. My wife said last night, ’looks like you still got it.’ Because you wonder. But anyway, it’s been a fun start.” Carl Pettersson and Jason Bohn were tied for second at 6 under. Pettersson had one hole left, and Bohn had two to play. Davis Love III (70) and Billy Horschel (68) were in at 5 under. Phil Mickelson and Retief Goosen

were unable to start the second round. Mickelson, winless in his last 19 events since the British Open, opened with a 67 on Thursday, and Goosen had a 66. Friday got off to a slow start with 60 players needing to wrap up the first round with the second started 40 minutes later. Lightning delayed play at 1:03 for 59 minutes before play resumed for 13 minutes. Mickelson had just gotten to the tee when the horn blew again. Fans were sent home before a severe thunderstorm drenched the course, filling bunkers, fairways and cart paths with water. Finally, play for the day was suspended just before 5 p.m. Players are due back at 7 a.m. so they can make the cut for the third round. Love was glad to be done before the weather moved in even at 5 under, and he doubts Crane will run out to 24 under. This course where John Cook won at 26 under in 1996 was redesigned to a par of 70 after 2004. “So he’s off to a great start and we’ll have to run him down,” Love said about Crane. “He’s a great putter, and these greens are perfect, so he’s got

the advantage on us right now, but just hang in there.” Crane had perfect timing for most of his rounds. He played most of the first round after the lengthy delay Thursday afternoon, which left nearly perfect scoring conditions with little wind and soft greens. He was in the first group off No. 1 starting the second round, and he birdied rolling in a putt with a break of more than 4 feet for the first of 24 putts. He followed up his opening birdie by sinking a 22-footer for birdie on No. 7. He hit his approach from 147 yards out to 3 feet for birdie on No. 9 to reach 10 under through 27 holes. He sunk a 14-footer on the par-3 11th with the island green before rolling in a 9-footer for birdie on No. 13. His 8-foot birdie on the par-5 16th put him at 13 under. But Crane hit into a bunker on No. 18 and missed a 7-footer to save par on way to his first bogey in two rounds. “How do I keep this going?” Well, certainly just keep doing what I’m doing, and hopefully the same game shows up, and obviously continuing to putt well helps your score,“ Crane said. ”I think that’s the key.


Nadal, Djokovic to meet in final BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PARIS — Rafael Nadal is going for No. 9 at the French Open, and the only man that can stop him is Novak Djokovic. Nadal is already a record eight-time champion with a lifetime 65-1 record at Roland Garros. One more victory on the red clay will make him the first man to win five in a row and give him his 14th Grand Slam title — tied in second place with Pete Sampras. The top-seeded Spaniard reached the final by beating Wimbledon champion Andy Murray 6-3, 6-2, 6-1 Friday on Court Philippe Chatrier, the stadium Nadal calls his favourite place to play. Djokovic defeated Ernests Gulbis 6-3, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 in the first semifinal. Nadal has beaten Djokovic at the French Open in all five of their meetings, starting with a quarterfinal victory in 2006. They also met in the semifinals in 2007, ’08 and ’13, and in the final in 2012. “(It’s) nothing new for him to be in the final. He has the motivation to win Roland Garros for the first time for sure,” Nadal said of Djokovic. “But at the same time, he has the pressure to win for the first time. I have the pressure that I want to win and the motivation that I want to win the ninth.” The second-seeded Djokovic, however, has beaten Nadal the last four times they have played, including on clay in the final in Rome last month. “I’m going to try to be aggressive, because that is the only way I can win against him,” Djokovic said. “I know that, of course, this is the court he’s most dominant on. He has only lost one time in his career. This is where he plays his best.” The winner on Sunday will also be ranked No. 1 on Monday. Nadal is currently at the top, but needs to extend his French Open winning streak to 35 matches to stay there. He certainly played like the No. 1 on Friday. Nadal jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first set, then broke early again in the second and third sets. The Spaniard had six break points in the entire match, and converted each one.


Shanshan Feng watches her shot from the 4th tee in round 2 of the Manulife Financial LPGA Classic golf tournament Friday, in Waterloo, Ontario.

Park, Feng tied after two rounds at Manulife Classic BY THE CANADIAN PRESS WATERLOO, Ont. — China’s ShanShan Feng always concentrates while on the golf course. That focus meant she didn’t even realized she’d shot a round-best 6-under par 65 on Friday at the Manulife Financial LPGA Classic at Grey Silo Golf Course in to tie Hee Young Park for the tournament lead. “I have a habit that I don’t really look at the scoreboard during the play, so until you tell me, I don’t really know that I’m leading,” said Feng. “Today the wind was not as strong so I’m pretty sure the girls had better scores today. “I heard the weekend’s supposed to be nice, so we have to go for many, many birdies.” Park fired a second round score of 5-under par 66, a two-day total of 11 under, to maintain her joint lead at the event. Park was tied with Michelle Wie after the first round at 6-under 65 and she continued to shoot well, putting together her second bogey-free round. Feng also had a clean round, with six birdies for a 65 on the day. Park said she used the same approach as the first round, despite the

lack of wind on Day 2. “I still hit a lot of greens and my goal was try to leave uphill putts. That worked well today,” said Park, the defending Manulife Financial LPGA Classic champion. “I think that makes me more comfortable today.” Park said even though she has the lead after two rounds, she was reluctant to get too confident. “I think it’s still too far away to say something,” she said. “I’m not going to think about later or not, just keep on doing my same playing.” Even though her scorecard was flawless, Feng said she did leave some shots on the course. With three finishes in the top 10 this season, Feng is hungry for her first win and believes she is in a good position to get it. “My goal this year is to win three tournaments on the LPGA and now I’m zero. If I win here, I get one, that’s one down and two more to go,” she said. Still in the hunt is first round coleader Wie, though she couldn’t keep pace with Park and Feng, firing a 67 to sit alone in third at 10 under. “I was a little bit slow today and just didn’t get the ball close to the hole on my second shot,” said Wie, who added that she had to grind her way through the day. “I still can’t complain. I’m still

in contention.” The biggest climber of the day was Anna Nordqvist, who shot a 64 to jump into fourth place at 9 under, leapfrogging over LPGA rookie Xi Yu Lin, who shot 67 for the second straight day to head into the weekend at 8 under. “I got off to a really good start and I hit it good all day. I think I hit all fairways and all greens, so that makes it a little bit easier,” Nordqvist said. “I’m a little bit disappointed with the last couple holes, because I hit a lot of good putts that didn’t go in. Overall, I’m happy and it was a good round.” The leaderboard is tight after Nordqvist, as the South Korean trio of Inbee Park, So Yeon Ryu and Na Yeon Choi, along with Spain’s Belen Mozo, are tied for sixth at 7 under. Park had a 66 on the day, while the other three shot 67. Six players are tied for 10th while five Canadian made the cut of 1-over 72 to advance to the weekend. Jennifer Kirby, from Paris, Ont., and Langley, B.C.’s Sue Kim both shot 70 on Friday, and Brooke Henderson of Smiths Falls, Ont., came in at 71 to finish at 1 under after two rounds. Hamilton’s Alena Sharp also snuck into the weekend by finishing off at even par after shooting 2 under.

Penguins sack Bylsma, hire Rutherford as GM BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PITTSBURGH — Jim Rutherford doesn’t believe the Pittsburgh Penguins need to undergo a massive overhaul to regain their spot among the NHL’s elite. One thing is for certain: Dan Bylsma won’t be part of the process. The Penguins fired the franchise’s all-time winningest coach on Friday while hiring Rutherford away from the Carolina Hurricanes to replace Ray Shero as general manager. Rutherford’s first decision was to end the three weeks of limbo for Bylsma, whose star-laden teams had fallen well short of the Stanley Cup since winning it all in 2009. “What ownership wants here is a complete change in direction, one with the GM and one with the coach,” Rutherford said. Bylsma won 252 games behind the bench and was the Jack Adams Award winner in 2012 as the NHL’s Coach of the Year but failed to produce a bookend to the championship he captured

with stars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin in 2009. The Penguins were just 4-5 in playoff series since raising the 2009 Cup, with each loss coming to a lower-seeded team. Pittsburgh’s latest defeat came last month when the Penguins fell to the New York Rangers in seven games in the Eastern Conference semifinals. Rutherford met with Bylsma on Friday morning as part of an organizationwide shake-up. In addition to dismissing Bylsma, the Penguins promoted Jason Botterill to associate general manager, named Bill Guerin and Tom Fitzgerald assistant general managers. The 65-year-old Rutherford takes over for Shero, who was fired on May 16. The new gig is a homecoming for the former goaltender. Rutherford played for the Penguins in the 1970s before spending 20 years with the franchise that began as the Hartford Whalers, moved to North Carolina in 1997 and won the Stanley Cup in 2006. The Hurricanes struggled maintaining that success, missing the post-season each of the last five years.


Former Carolina Hurricanes general manager Jim Rutherford speaks at a news conference after a management change was announced in Raleigh, N.C., Monday, April 28, 2014

B8 RED DEER ADVOCATE Saturday, June 7, 2014

RACING Schumacher’s legacy still felt in Montreal


Erik Jones gets high school diploma and then runs NASCAR Truck race FORT WORTH, Texas — Erik Jones walked across the stage wearing a cap and gown to receive his high school diploma. He then got into a NASCAR truck owned by Kyle Busch and went racing. On the night of his high school graduation ceremony in Swartz Creek, Michigan, the 18-year-old Jones was instead at Texas Motor Speedway on Friday night making his first national-level start on a 1 ½-mile oval. “To graduate at a race track, I don’t know that I would have had it any other way,” said Jones, who finished 11th. Before driver introductions, “Pomp and Circumstance” played while Jones went across the stage. He then received his actual diploma from TMS President Eddie Gossage, who also donned cap and gown and presented the young driver with another diploma signifying his graduation to 1 ½-mile tracks. Last November in Phoenix, Jones became the youngest winner in truck series history, winning at 17 years, 4 months on the mile track. The race at Texas came a week after his 18th birthday, making him eligible to race on the bigger tracks. “Ever since about first grades, all he’s wanted to do is race,” said Dave Jones, the driver’s father. “To get to this point and have the two, graduate and get is diploma at a race track, is beyond his wildest dreams. He would have quit school in the first grade to go racing if that had been an option.”

BY KELSEY PATTERSON THE CANADIAN PRESS MONTREAL — Racing legend Michael Schumacher left a permanent mark on Circuit Gilles Villeneuve. Schumacher is a major figure in the Canadian Grand Prix’s history, winning the race a record seven times between 1994 and 2004. But there was little talk of the Formula One racing phenom on Montreal’s Ile Sainte-Helene ahead of this weekend’s big event. The former F1 champion has been in a medically-induced coma since suffering a head injury in a skiing accident on Dec. 29, 2013. The incident occurred in an off-piste area of the French Alp resort where he owns a chalet. In April, Schumi’s family claimed the most successful racer in Formula One history was showing encouraging signs after his two surgeries — that he was momentarily awake and conscious. But there have since been no updates from his hospital in Grenoble, France. Canadian race driver Jacques Villeneuve, winner of the 1997 Formula One season, was at a loss for words when asked about Schumacher after the day’s second practice session on Friday afternoon. “What can you think or say? We don’t know what’s really happening,” said Villeneuve outside the team paddocks, on the track named after his father. “What is the truth? All that we know is that it’s probably really hard for his family, for his kids and his wife. That’s what matters. Apart from that, what can you say?” The Iberville, Que., native, who finished 14th in last month’s Indianapolis 500, has a storied history with Schumacher on the F1 racetrack. The German driver infamously attempted to run Villeneuve off the Jerez Circuit in the 47th lap of the 1997 Spanish Grand Prix, the last race of the season. With Villeneuve


An image of former F1 world champion Michael Schumacher from Germany is shown on the big screen during the second free practice at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal, Friday.

CANADIAN GRAND PRIX challenging Schumacher’s lead in both the race and the overall championship standings, the Ferrari superstar rammed into Villeneuve in a bid to take them both out of the race. The manoeuvre failed, and Schumacher was instead thrown off the course. Villeneuve finished third to leapfrog Ferrari in the standings and capture his lone world championship for Williams-Renault. As a result of the incident, Schumacher was disqualified from that year’s championship and stripped of every point. He later called the clash the biggest regret of his career.

“It’s really a tough situation,” said Villeneuve, who incidentally suffered a concussion in a skiing accident in the French Alps in 1997, roughly 200 kilometres from the spot of Schumacher’s injury. “When someone spends all his life taking risks, living on the edge, and then a freak accident like this ... That means that you can’t play with destiny, that’s all.” Earlier this week, former F1 doctor Gary Hartstein suggested Schumacher would likely never recover from his injury. “I’m quite afraid we will never have any good news about Michael,” wrote Hartstein on Sunday. “I can conceive of no possible reason that Michael’s entourage a would not tell his fans if significantly good things have happened.”

IndyCar will not use double-file restarts on oval race tracks FORT WORTH, Texas — IndyCar will not use double-file restarts the rest of the season. The decision to modify the restarts comes on the eve of Saturday night’s race at Texas Motor Speedway, the first race double-file restarts were scheduled to be used this season. IndyCar had planned to use double-file restarts at all oval tracks except Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The series uses single-file restarts on road and street courses. IndyCar president of competition and operations Derrick Walker says dropping doublefile restarts eliminates a potential advantage to the drivers in the desirable lane during the re-start. Walker says IndyCar also will place drivers in the same running order they were prior to the caution.

Denny Hamlin sets track record, wins pole at Pocono Raceway

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LONG POND, Pa. — Denny Hamlin won the pole the first time he ever raced at Pocono Raceway. Eight years later, Hamlin still had the speed in the No. 11 Toyota to take the top spot at the triangle track. Hamlin turned a track record-lap of 181.415 mph Friday to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup pole, a throwback to the times he dominated qualifying at one of his best tracks. Hamlin is a fourtime winner at Pocono, matching his Martinsville mark for most career wins at a track. He swept two Pocono races on its former rugged surface from the pole in 2006. He also won races on the 2 ½-mile track in 2009 and 2010.

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Plants for Pets - Saturday, June 7th 8am - 4pm at Ever-Green East on 39th Street, Red Deer (RR 2) Hanging baskets and planters for sale, plus a BBQ with proceeds helping the animals of the Red Deer SPCA!

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The Decadent Dessert Buffet, a highlight of the evening, featured over 30 different desserts.

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CLOCKWISE FROM TOP RIGHT: Peter Swainson, owner of Southside Dodge, successfully bid on the “Spring into Boulevard” package which featured a 5-course meal for 10 people, prepared by Chef Emmanuel David from Boulevard Restaurant; Carol Dodd, guest speaker and Aspire parent, shared her family’s story with the audience. She is pictured here with MC’s Meg Tucker & Vinnie Taylor of 100.7 The River; St. James’ Gate closed the evening with a lively performance.

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Evening of Decadent Dessert, Aspire Special Needs Resource Centre’s signature event, celebrated Twenty Years of Hope this year. In the past 20 years, this event has grown so much and, as icing on our anniversary cake, this year we enjoyed our most successful (and delicious) event yet! On May 9th, more than 650 guests gathered at Westerner Park for an evening of dinner, raffles, entertainment, a silent auction, and an exciting live auction of stunning cakes, as well as a decadent buffet of cakes

and treats baked right here in Central Alberta. What an amazing night! All of the enthusiasm and support from our guests and sponsors means that a record-breaking amount of money was raised for Aspire. Just how much money? Well... In 2013-14, Aspire budgeted $160,000 revenue to be generated from the Aspire Children’s Raffle & Evening of Decadent Dessert. Our calculations show that Aspire has raised over $200,000! This is money that goes directly to


“MOST SUCCESSFUL EVENT YET” programs and services for children with special needs right here in Red Deer and Central Alberta, and helps us to fulfill our mission of providing hope to children with special needs, the families who love them, and the communities that care for them. Thank you for your support! At this event, we also drew the names of our three prize winners for the Aspire Children’s Raffle. The third prize, $2,500 cash, went to Melanie Harvey. The second prize, a green diamond drop pendant, was awarded

to Sharon Wagstaff. And Dawn Curtis was the winner of the Grand Prize — a 2014 Jeep Cherokee! We want to thank all those who helped to make this event so wonderfully successful: our philanthropic donors, our amazing cake-makers, our dedicated volunteers, and of course, our generous guests! We are grateful to have such generous community support! Information about Evening of Decadent Dessert 2015 will be coming soon, so please stay tuned!


FRONT ICELANDIC DAY CELEBRATION Markerville celebrates the annual Icelandic day with a day full of activities honouring the tiny island nation. The annual Icelandic National Day Celebration takes place on June 14 at Historic Markerville, south of Hwy 592 on Range Road 21, starting at 12:30 p.m. with family games and guest entertainers, the Sons of Fenrir who are Viking re-enactors. The day is highlighted with the Crowning of the Fjallkona, giving a special crown to a woman with ties to Iceland, with a pot luck dinner to follow. The event is sponsored by the Icelandic Clubs of Calgary and Markerville and is free to attend.

JAZZERCISE OPEN HOUSE Jive, swing, work off some calories and meet new people on June 21 at the Jazzercise open house in Red Deer. Jazzercise is an international dance fitness program, started in 1969. It combines jazz dance, resistance training, pilates, yoga and kickboxing moves. The event will offer information on the Jazzercise dance program and free workouts all day long. It kicks off at 9:30 a.m. at the studio at suite 7, 7767 50th Ave. (Centre 76 in the north end). The last class will be at 1:50 p.m. and run until 2:50 p.m. Admission is free. Participants are asked to dress to exercise. There will also be a lunch barbecue with all proceeds going towards the Breast Cancer Foundation.

VIDEO GAME MADNESS NIGHT Work your thumbs at Video Game Madness Night presented by the Olds Municipal Library on June 14. All proceeds will go towards the library. Admission is free but there will be a cash bar. Consoles will be available and participants are encouraged to bring their own consoles as well as controllers, games and TVs so more games can run at the same time. The event is for ages 18 and up, running from 7 p.m. to midnight. It will focus on a select few games such as Halo 4, Titanfall and NHL 14 but gamers can bring any other multiplayer games they want. For more information, contact 403-556-6460.

CORRECTION A What’s Happening listing in Thursday’s paper, and in Friday Forward, incorrectly listed Red Deer Ramblers as scheduled to meet today for a hike on Red Deer trails. This was incorrect information and this walk is not taking place. The Advocate invites its readers to help cover news in Central Alberta. We would like to hear from you if you see something worthy of coverage. And we would appreciate hearing from you if you see something inaccurate in our pages. We strive for complete, accurate coverage of Central Alberta and are happy to correct any errors we may commit. Call 403-3144333.



Lukaszuk would review Michener closure BY SUSAN ZIELINSKI ADVOCATE STAFF Tory leadership candidate Thomas Lukaszuk says he would “most definitely” keep Michener Centre open pending a review to explore its future. “I would not make a hasty decision to close it. I would want to first satisfy myself whether this perchance isn’t a diamond in the rough that could actually be reprofiled into something even bigger and better,” said Lukaszuk who visited Michener Centre on Thursday afternoon.

Lukaszuk said he walked through several buildings, met with residents and staff, and had a long talk with family members. “The first thing you notice is the sense of community within the facility. The bond among the residents despite their level of functioning and cognition is undeniable, and their familiarity with the surroundings and the sense of belonging there is also undeniable,” he said about residents he saw navigate around corners without even looking because they’ve lived there for 40-some years.

Last spring the province announced that older buildings on Michener’s north and south sides would close forcing the relocation of 120 of Michener’s most severely developmentally disabled residents. The decision came as a shock to families who had long been promised that residents could live out their lives at Michener. “I know from my background that persons with these kinds of disorders are very much dependent upon routine and they are definitely very accustomed to those surroundings,” said Lukaszuk. He last visited Michener

about 15 years ago when he served as a citizen on the Social Care Facilities Review Committee that inspected facilities to report to government on residents’ care. He said he understands the economic argument to close the buildings, but not everything in life can be converted into dollars. A variety of stakeholders should sit down and discuss whether Michener could be even more than it is right now to assist those with disabilities, mental health issues, and others, he said. If the outcome of a review still pointed to

2019 Winter Games will be pricey endeavour

closure, residents should remain by way of attrition, up to a reasonable point, he said. NDP health critic Dave Eggen has called for the province to push the pause button on Michener’s closure and was waiting to hear the position of all three PC leadership candidates. “There are all kinds of compromises and ways we can resolve this. It was always this adversarial, secretive attitude that the government brought to Michener that just made everything worse,” Eggen said.


BY CRYSTAL RHYNO ADVOCATE STAFF Hosting the 2019 Canada Winter Games will not come cheap. Red Deer city council will consider adding $26 million to the 2015 Capital Budget to build and upgrade facilities needed to host the national competition at its regular meeting on Monday. Council will also debate a contingency plan for the construction of an Olympic-sized pool and squash courts to the tune of $22.9 million if the Red Deer College’s planned Health and Wellness complex does not ahead. The requests come to council from Red Deer’s 2019 Canada Winter Games Bid Committee as part of the bid submission process to the Canada Games Council. Council must approve the submission and proposed budgets before they submitted to Canada Games Council at the end of the month. Mayor Tara Veer said hosting the Games gives the city the opportunity to obtain funds from the federal and provincial governments. She said the Games will serve as a catalyst to implement many city plans that would otherwise not be fulfilled because of budget constraints. The provincial and federal governments are expected to contribute $8.1 million each on the operating side and another $3 million on the capital side. Municipalities must ink a minimum of $3 million in their capital budgets for the Games. Red Deer or Lethbridge will get the hosting nod in September. Other council highlights: ● A new McDonald’s Restaurant with a dual drive through on 16 Conway Street in Clearview Market will be considered. Council will debate the construction of the restaurant as a discretionary use. ● All things green will be on the table as the Environmental Advisory Committee gives its annual report to council. ● A public hearing on omnibus amendments to incorporate bylaw changes, improvements and upgrades to streamline the land-use bylaw process will begin at 6 p.m. One such amendment is permitting medical marijuana facilities in heavy industrial areas in the city’s bylaw.

Lacombe Composite High School wins Emerald Award BY MYLES FISH ADVOCATE STAFF A group of Lacombe high schoolers have developed green thumbs. Now, they have a green gem. The EcoVision club at Lacombe Composite High School won an Emerald Award on Thursday night at a ceremony in Calgary, beating out two other finalists in the education: school or classroom category. The awards have been handed out in Alberta for the last 23 years in recognition of environmental sustainability initiatives. The extra-curricular club of about a dozen students has been active at the school for a number of years, completing projects that make the school greener. Solar panels have been installed on the school’s roof, herbs are now grown inside the building, and a student-operated geodesic greenhouse surrounded by fruit trees is present on school grounds. The club was a finalist for an Emerald Award in 2011 and 2012, and has earned many other plaudits in recent years. The Emerald Awards are, said teacher advisor Steven Schultz, “the most prestigious environmental awards in Alberta.” EcoVision projects, said Schultz, are designed to benefit the environment, enhance students’ education, and encourage community collaboration. There are plans to engage both younger students and senior citizens in the school projects, he said. One of the group’s major initiatives is to establish an aquaponics apparatus in the greenhouse that will see hundreds of tilapia fish and vegetables grown. Those fish and vegetables, along with a variety of herbs, would then be used in the school’s cafeteria. Members of the group have had the chance to attend environmental conferences and in March some went on an ecotourism trip to Costa Rica.

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Finn McKinnon, 5, and his sister Maya, 2, of Red Deer contribute to a large painting project at the Central Alberta Children’s Festival on Friday. The 8th Annual Festival runs again today from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Recreation Park across from the Arena in Red Deer. The event this year features main stage performances through the day, bouncy castles, face painting, dancing, several hands-on activities to take in and much more.


BRIEF Spring was normal for Central Alberta May was a little wetter and a little colder than normal but otherwise a fairly typical Central Alberta spring, says Environment Canada. The average high was 15.2C and the average low 2.6C. The normal average high is 16.9C with a low of 2.8C. Temperatures soared to 26C on May 23, which was the high for the month. But that was a long way off record highs, which are in the 30s for that time of year, said forecaster Greg Pearce. Likewise, lows were nowhere near records with the coldest day on May 7 getting down to -6.3C. A little more precipitation, both snow and rain fell than normal. About 61 mm of rain and 11.4 cm of snow were recorded for the month against normals of 51 mm of rain and five cm of snow. Overall, there was nothing too remarkable about the month. “It was well within the variability you can expect in May,” said Pearce. June also looks fairly typical for the first couple of weeks with temperatures seesawing above normal to below normal. “It just going to be up and down here for the next couple or three days. Nothing truly outstanding I don’t think. It will probably all average out to pretty normal by the time all is said and done, at least for the first couple of weeks anyway. “Beyond that it’s a little harder to tell.”

Carolyn Martindale, City Editor, 403-314-4326 Fax 403-341-6560 E-mail

RCMP investigating robbery In Highland Green Red Deer RCMP are investigating a robbery after thieves stole a limited edition Robert Bateman print, cash and electronics from a home in Highland Green in Red Deer between May 16 to 19. Police say a witness saw a man and woman approach the house several times within a short period of time. The suspects drove a small, older model truck that was a dark, dull blue colour and had equipment in the truck box. The residents were not home at the time. The robbers stole electronics, cash and a large art print of a grizzly bear and two cubs. The art is a limited edition print, #331, and has been signed by the artist, Robert Bateman. The number on the print makes it uniquely identifiable as stolen property. The female suspect is described as Caucasian, 25 to 35 years of age, between 1.5 m (5 feet) and 1.64 m (5 feet 4 inches) tall with brown hair tied back in a ponytail looped over on itself. She has an average build and was wearing jeans and a casual shirt with a small-brimmed hat. The male suspect is described as short and dark with very curly hair. He was thin with a non-athletic build. He was wearing jeans and a t-shirt. The man was seen from behind so his ethnicity is unknown. Call Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575, if you have information on this crime. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or report it online at





Churches are in-between places BY JON MEACHAM ADVOCATE NEWS SERVICES The following is from a sermon delivered to Trinity Church Wall Street on the Feast of the Ascension, 2014. We are here together on this springtime evening in obedience to commands both secular and sacred. First, the secular: after the Glorious Revolution of 1688 brought an end to the strife of the English Civil War by placing William and Mary at the head of the British state, King William issued ecclesiastical orders to the royal governor of New York. “You shall take care that God Almighty be devoutly and duly served throughout your Government,” the King wrote. “The Book of Common Prayer as it is now established, read each Sunday and Holyday, and the blessed Sacrament administered according to the rites of the Church of England . . . .” And this day is such a “Holyday,” the Feast of the Ascension of our Lord. The sacred commandment that brings us into one another’s company is what must be the single most-followed directive in human history: the injunction, first uttered in the upper room on the night before the crucifixion, to take bread and to take wine and to do so in re-

membrance of him. We stand in this particular place, keeping the feast and proclaiming the word, because in 1692 the royal governor of New York bought land on Wall Street from the Lutherans — for 20 pounds. On a springtime Monday in May 1697, King William granted the charter of Trinity Church to become the parish of the city of New York. Not long afterward the vestry sent a report to the Archbishop of Canterbury. “The situation of our church is very pleasant,” the vestry wrote, “between two rivers on eminent ground.” Churches are in fact in-between places — they are at once temporal and eternal, tangible and intangible, secular in setting yet sacred in mission. Perhaps no parish in the Anglican Communion is a more vivid example of the contrasts between the hectic pace of this world and the holy promise of the next than Trinity, a critical element, a telling tableau. It is a temple of the Christian God set in the midst of Wall Street, a holy place in the world of money and appetite. That the parish stands so close by the Stock Exchange, Federal Hall, and Ground Zero gives us a tactile manifestation of the competing claims the world puts on humanity. There is the pull of religion, of commerce, of politics, and of

terror. Contradiction, conflict, and tension are thus permanent features of Trinity’s spiritual geography. And the Ascension is, like Trinity and like the Christian story itself, also bound up in contradiction, conflict, and tension. With the Ascension, as with so many of the miracles of Jesus, we find ourselves torn between legend and fact, between myth and reality. When speaking of the Resurrection or of the Ascension, the most rational, the most modern thing to do is to the cast the stories as metaphoric. It is an ancient critical reaction to the more spectacularly irrational elements of the biblical experience: Did Moses really part the Red Sea with Cecil B. DeMille-like sweep? And with Jesus, the temptation to comb through the gospel accounts in search of rational moments amid the miraculous milestones is an exercise that fascinated no less a man than Thomas Jefferson. History and theology are not as easily distinguished from one another as we might at first think. History is what happened in time and space. Theology is what a people think history means. History is horizontal, theology vertical, and their intersection is the motive force behind

our religious, national, and personal imaginations. Because of evidence from the past, we have, in other words, faith in the proposition that there is an unseen yet undeniably real truth at work in the world. So it was with the Passion, the Resurrection, and the Ascension two millennia ago. The Ascension essentially closes the drama that began in what we call Holy Week. And the main point I would like to make is that the Ascension stories we have heard do not require you to believe that a group of largely marginalized first-century Jews had surprising access to a Star Trek-like transporter system. We will never work out the contradictions evident in this neighborhood — the temples of love astride the temples of money near a mass grave in the midst of busy life. But in the end — in the very end — it is a wholly reasonable thing to trust in the cross and in its complexities as the means by which we can endure so that we might prevail. That, perhaps, is the ultimate ascension: one away from chaos and toward order, away from appetite and toward love, away from hate and toward love. Jon Meacham is the author, most recently, of Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power.

LOCAL EVENTS SUNDAY, JUNE 8 Seniors Church meets at 11 a.m. on Sundays at Bower Kin Place for hymns and gospel preaching. Phone 403-347-6706. TUESDAY, JUNE 10 CrossRoads Church Seniors will meet at Dentoom’s Greenhouse for a tour on June 10 at 10 a.m. and then go back to the church for a barbecue luncheon at noon, and hear Bryan Shantz speak on photography. All seniors invited. The cost is $8 at the door. Phone 403-3476425. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11 Boomtown Trail Cowboy Church meets the second and last Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Elnora Drop-in Centre. Cowboy boots and hats welcome. Next dates are June 11 and 25. For more information, call 403-749-2047 and 403749-3361.

Schedule of Services Centre for Spiritual Living



11:00 a.m. Celebration Service Rev. Judy Andersen


43 Ave. & 39 St. • 403-346-4281 Pastor Chris Wilson Worship Pastor David Richardson

#3 - 6315 Horn Street

JOIN US THIS SUNDAY! Everyone Welcome Life Can Begin Again: True and False 9:00am, 11:00am & 6:30pm • CrossRoads Kids (to gr. 6) SW Corner of 32 Street & Hwy 2, Red Deer County


Sunday Services Services Sunday 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. 9:00a.m. & 11:00a.m. 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Ministries 7:00p.m.

Passion for God, Compassion for People. 2020 40th Ave, Red Deer 403.347.7311


Corner of Ross Street and 48th Avenue — Phone 403-347-2244

10:30 a.m. “Pentecost”



10:30 a.m. Worship Service “Spirited Voices” Babyfold, Toddler Room, Sunday ClubClub Babyfold, Toddler Room Sunday



Minister: The Rev. Wayne Reid

Everyone is Welcome

“Honouring Hannah’s Faith”

The Anglican Church of Canada

Established 1898

4718 Ross St. • 403-346-4560



10:30 am Worship Service Speaker: Bob McKenzie “Dealing with Divine Discipline” Psalm 39 Children’s Church Ages 2 1/2-Grade 5


10:30 a.m.

Balmoral Bible Chapel Joffre Road (East of 30 Ave. on 55 St.)

Sunday, June 8

10:30 am Worship Service

West Park Presbyterian 3628-57 Ave.

Sunday, June 8


ST. LEONARD’S ON THE HILL “A Church For All Ages”


Rev. Anthon Bouw

11:00 a.m.

43 Avenue & 44 Street 403-346-6769

Sunday, June 8, 2014 Pentecost


Officiant: Rev. Gary Sinclair

8:00 a.m. Holy Communion 9:00 a.m. Celebration Service 10:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist with Sunday School/Nursery 7:00 p.m. “The Gathering” Contemp. Eucharist

26016-HWY 595 (Delburne Road)

Cowboy Church this Sunday 10:00 am Inspirational hymns the Potters & the Purdies Message: Fred Lane

40 Holmes St. 403-340-1022 Rev. Dr. Marc Jerry

VBS July 7-11 Worship Sunday 10:30 a.m. with Holy Communion Wednesday Morning Prayer 9:30 a.m.

Helping people encounter the goodness of God Corner of 55th St & 46th Ave 10:30 am Contemporary Worship 403.342.7441

Streams Christian Church afÀliated with the PAOC

Everyone Welcome

Saved by grace - called to serve


#18 Selkirk Blvd. Phone 403-346-3798

Pastor Don Hennig | Pastor Peter Van Katwyk SUNDAY

DIVINE SERVICE 10:00 a.m. DIVINE SERVICE 7:00 p.m. Vacation Bible School July 21-25

Growing in Faith Through Word and Sacrament

Living Faith

Lutheran Church Worship 10:00 AM Family Ministry

Bethany Collegeside 99 College Circle RDC

Everyone Welcome Rooted in the word of God. Growing in the likeness of Christ, Reaching out by the power of the Holy Spirit.

Holy Trinity Ukranian Orthodox Misssion Parish of Red Deer

Divine Liturgy gy and Land Blesssing We will be starting construction soon on our new church building at 107 Vermont Avenue and are holding a Divine Liturgy and Blessing of Land this Sunday. 10:00 AM Contact information for church is:

403-342-5472 or




Let the festivals begin


Vivian Schlyter, 6, of Red Deer looks into the jaws of a cow skull held Central Alberta Children’s Festival volunteer Robert Swainson at the Red Deer College Summer Science Camp table at last year’s Children’s Festival. The Central Alberta Children’s Festival kicks off this weekend at Rotary Recreation Park. BY LANA MICHELIN ADVOCATE STAFF ‘Too much to do and too little time’ about summarizes summer weekends in Central Alberta. When there isn’t a farmer’s market going on somewhere, there’s probably an outdoor festival or two to attend. And these just might introduce you to some great new music, a new culture, some thrilling entertainment, good food, imaginative local artists, or even a slice of Alberta’s rich heritage. This summer brings back an assortment of favourite festivals that draw big crowds including Red Deer’s Centrefest and Westerner Days Fair and Sylvan Lake’s Jazz At the Lake. While two other events that have been around a few years are no-gos this summer — Red Deer’s Central Music Festival and Sylvan Lake’s Shake on the Lake — a couple of new festivals have cropped up to book-end the warm months. Heavy rock lovers can enjoy One Bad Son and a lineup of other bands at the Tail Creek Mud and Music Festival near Alix later this month, while country music fans will be entertained by Ridley Bent, Tim Hus and other artists at the Boomtown Music Festival at the Ol’ MacDonalds Resort north of Stettler early in September. Here are some of the other special events happening around Central Alberta: June 6 and 7 — Central Alberta Children’s Festival offers a plethora of children’s activities and colourful performers at the Rotary Recreation Park in Red Deer. For more information, please see www. June 13-15 — Sylvan Lake honours its heritage with 1913 Days. The main event is a street festival along Lakeshore Drive on Saturday, June 14, with a parade, aboriginal dancing and drumming, acrobatic street performances, a petting zoo, a drive-in movie and more. For more information, please visit www. June 13 — You don’t have to be Icelandic to go to Markerville’s annual Icelandic Picnic, with kids’ games, Viking fighting demos and a potluck dinner. Other events are held throughout the summer, including Taste of Markerville on July 26 and Cream Day on Aug. 10. For more information, please visit www.historic June 14-21 — Local creativity is showcased at the Red Deer Artwalk Festival, featuring artist demon-


BRIEFS Call for young performers The call is out for performers for a provincial talent show. Rising Star Alberta and Synergy Music will be searching for the best singer, rap or spoken word artist in Alberta. Anyone age seven and up can compete. (Parental/ guardian permission is required for anyone younger than 18 years). Registration is open to the end of the month. The auditions will start on July 3 on a public stage at the West Edmonton Mall. Contestants will be judged by a panel of three celebrity judges on overall appeal, showmanship, interactions with the audience, and talent. Participants can enter as individuals, or in groups. A one-time registration fee is $30. At the Aug. 12 finale, five contestants will battle for top prizes and the Rising Star Alberta trophy. To register, or for more information, please call 587-338-3600 or visit

Klamdaggers take Beatles tribute to Fratters next week Local musicians in the Klamdaggers will reprise their popular Beatles tribute show at Fratters Speakeasy next week. Hey June: A Tribute to The Beatles will happen on Friday, June 13. Get ready to envision those tan-

strations throughout town. The festival will culminate on June 21 at the Rotary Recreation Park with musical entertainment and an array of booths selling paintings, ceramics and jewelry. June 25-July 1 — The Ponoka Stampede offers some world-class rodeo action, as well as entertainment by Hurtin’ Albertan singer Corb Lund (June 25), the U.S. country duo Big & Rich (June 30) and others. Tickets from Ticketmaster. June 27-29 — The Tail Creek Mud and Music Festival brings a heavy lineup of rockers, including Korn, Five Finger Death Punch, Theory of a Deadman, One Bad Son and The Glorious Sons to the Tail Creek Raceway near Alix. July 1 — Canada Day celebrations go off with a brilliant fireworks display — as well as a kaleidoscope of multicultural singers, dancers and assorted food booths at Bower Ponds. July 11-12 — A Calling-All-Drums Pow Wow is slated for the Rocky National Historic Site. Everyone is invited to watch the aboriginal dance competitions and celebrate the people and traditions of the fur trade. Family friendly activities, interpretive demonstrations and programs area available for the site entry fee. July 12 — The Bluebird Festival takes off at the Ellis Bird Farm, north of Red Deer, with live music, crafts, nest-box building, and other children’s activities. July 13 — You might not know what Ableskiver is, but you’ll probably enjoy eating it. The Danish Canadian National Museum in Dickson is holding an Abelskiver ‘n’ Jam Day, that’s all about Danish pancake dumplings and saskatoon berry jam. It’s all-youcan-eat for $8 ($5 children). Also local musicians will entertain all day long. For more information, please visit July 16 to 20 — The Western Days Fair launches a five-day party with a parade, livestock shows, carnival rides, midway foods and a wide range of entertainment at the Westerner Park exhibition grounds. For more information please visit July 17-20 — Lacombe Days is underway with a youth street festival, kiddie carnival, museum and walking tours, fireworks, a parade, show and shine, art in the park, quilt show and more. For more information, please visit July 17-Aug. 3 — Prime Stock Theatre’s Bard on Bower Shakespearean festival returns with productions of Hamlet (July 17-Aug. 2) and A Midsummer

Night’s Dream (July 24-Aug. 3) on the outdoor stage at Bower Ponds. July 26 and 27 — The Centrefest street performers’ festival transforms downtown Red Deer into an acrobatic outdoor circus with music, comedy and various vendor booths. Aug. 14-17 — Sylvan Lake’s Jazz at the Lake festival brings performances by virtuoso artists Jack Semple, Tuck and Patti, the Alberta Playboys and many more at venues around town. For more information, please visit Aug. 14-17 — The Ivan Daines Friends and Heroes Country Music Picknic: “Stars of Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow” features 100 performers — everyone from Spirit of the West to world-champion yodeller Rod Erickson. Tickets to the event on the Daines Ranch, six km north of Innisfail, through Black Knight Ticket Centre or Innisfail Auction Mart. Aug. 16 — The Fiestaval Latin street festival takes over Ross Street with spicy music, dancing and food. For more information, please visit Aug. 16 and 17 — Pioneer Days are celebrated with tractor parade, threshing demonstrations, homemade pie and other old fashioned delights at Sunnybrook Farm in Red Deer. There are children activities, concession, face-painting and more. Cost is $15 per family or $5 a person (food sold separately). Aug. 23 and 24 — Fort Normandeau Days from noon to 5 p.m. are a chance to “have a blast from the past” with various demonstrations of what life was like back in 1885. Admission by donation. Aug. 29-31 — Alberta’s Own Independent Music Festival brings 35-plus bands over three days to the Tail Creek Raceway near Alix. Stay tuned to www. Sept. 5 and 6 — Ridley Bent and Tim Hus lead a long lineup of entertainers, including T. Buckley and the Misery Mountain Boys, at the Boomtown Music Festival at the Ol’ MacDonalds Resort, north of Stettler. Tickets are available on or by calling 403-742-6603. Sept. 20 — Nuit Blanche brings a night-time festival of lights and artworks to downtown Red Deer. Sept. 26-28 — Alberta Culture Days showcase the area’s culture, heritage and diversity with live music, chalk artists, pop-up galleries, art demonstrations and children’s activities in downtown Red Deer. For more information, please visit culture.

gerine trees and marmalade skies. “Come together over the love of anything and everything to do with the Beatles.” The Klamdaggers are getting seasoned at playing the music of the best-selling band of all time. Doors open at 5 p.m. for the 9 p.m. show. There’s a $10 cover.

day, June 14, in Red Deer. The former Red Deer-based singer/songwriter, who now lives in the Edmonton area, is returning to entertain local audiences with her toe-tapping and heartfelt songs at a 7 p.m. at the Golden Circle. Local musicians Viggo Nielsen and Elvin Berthiaume will also join Durand to perform some of their own tunes at the concert. The Golden Circle is launching the concert series “to get the boomers off the couch” and to provide more opportunities for live music performances. Music lovers of all ages are welcome. Tickets are $12 in advance from the Golden Circle or $15 at the door. More information about the artists is available at or

African Children’s Choir set to entertain in Clive June 16 If you missed them in Red Deer, there’s another chance to hear singers from the African Children’s Choir perform in Clive. The boisterous young vocalists and dancers, who performed last night at a Red Deer-area church, will be entertaining again at the Clive Baptist Church on Monday, June 16. The African Children’s Choir has performed traditional spirituals, beloved children’s songs, and African folk songs for audiences across the globe, including the Queen of England and various heads of state. The choir has also sung along with artists Paul McCartney, Annie Lennox, Keith Urban, Mariah Carey and others. Children’s choirs were formed in seven African countries, including Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda and the Sudan by the non-profit humanitarian organization Music for Life. It’s educated over 52,000 children and helped more than 100,000 people through relief and development programs. Music for Life’s goal is to help create new leadership for tomorrow by focusing on education. There’s no admission charge to the 7 p.m. concert, but donations are welcome.

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Wretched and Havok at the Vat Heavy metal bands Wretched and Havok will join their considerable forces in Red Deer to shake the walls of The Vat on Monday, June 16. Both American bands are on a joint Canadian tour. Wretched is releasing the new album Cannibal on Tuesday, containing the singles Morsel and Cranial Infestation. The five-member band, originally from North Carolina, is known for its blend of heavy, death and melodic metal on previous releases Son of Perdition, Beyond the Gate and The Exodus of Autonomy. After wrapping this tour, Wretched will join the 2014 Rockstar Energy Drink Festival that performs throughout the summer at various stages across the continent. Havok is a four-member thrash-metal band from Colorado. The group’s latest release is Unnatural Selection from 2013. Previous albums are Time is Up and Burn. For more information about the Red Deer show please call 403-346-5636.

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CTV unveils broad fall television line-up BY THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — CTV unveiled a varied fall line-up Thursday, betting that a mix of family comedies, superhero series and gritty dramas will capture the broadest audience of Canadians. “That’s why you call it broadcast, instead of narrowcast,” Phil King, president of CTV, Sports and Entertainment, said in an interview. “I really believe to be a successful broadcast network, and not just a specialty channel, you can’t be niche. You have to be wide enough to have a little something for everyone.” Bell Media, which runs CTV, appeared to be taking aim at its competitors with its announcement Thursday. Rogers Media has built its schedule around hockey, for which it paid a whopping $5.2 billion, while Shaw Media is targeting primarily women with its drama offerings. In contrast, CTV is banking on shows that it hopes will have mass appeal. Building on the success of Arrow and Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., the network has added four new superhero series: Ben McKenzie-led Gotham, Marvel’s Agent Carter, The Flash and Forever. “With so much programming going on nowadays, and all different channels, not just conventional, it’s hard to make noise,” said King. “When you look at a show like ’Gotham’ ... Who hasn’t heard of Batman?” But CTV has also had to grapple with scheduling changes on U.S. net-

works. CBS has moved The Amazing Race, long a ratings juggernaut for CTV on Sunday nights, to the tough time slot of Fridays at 8 p.m. Sundays are already among the most competitive nights on TV, with Sunday Night Football, a barrage of awards shows and cable dramas like Game of Thrones — but will become even tougher in the fall when Rogers-owned City starts airing NHL games. However, King was optimistic about CTV’s new Sunday night line-up, featuring fantasy series Once Upon A Time and ratings winner Resurrection, the later of which CTV snatched from City. “I can tell you, the thought process we have or the worry we have on Sunday night hockey is zero,” said King. “NHL Hockey, without the Maple Leafs playing every week, simply isn’t as big as people think. I know the Leafs aren’t going to play every Sunday.” CTV also nabbed the top new U.S. comedy of last season, The Millers, from Global. Starring Beau Bridges as a father who moves in with his son, played by Canadian Will Arnett, the show is expected to continue to be a ratings hit. Bridges, a two-time Golden Globe Award winner who also stars in drama Masters of Sex on Showtime, said in an interview that he wasn’t surprised by the popularity of The Millers. “I think because it’s a family show, there’s a lot to relate to for everybody. The Millers are like everybody else. We’re dealing with our own particular quirks and trying to get by,” he said. The new and similarly-titled The McCarthys, about a sports-obsessed Bos-


Actors Jimmy Dunn, left, and Tyler Ritter, right, pose for a photo to promote their new show The McCarthy sin Toronto on Thursday. ton Irish Catholic family, will round out CTV’s Thursday comedy block of Two and a Half Men and The Big Bang Theory. “Having a whole CBS Thursday night comedy block intact hasn’t been done by anybody in a long time,” said King. “There’s enough dark TV. At the 8 o’clock hour, let’s try to be a little bit lighter in tone and more advertiserfriendly.” CTV’s new drama offerings include How to Get Away with Murder, the highly anticipated Shonda Rhimes series starring Academy Award nominee Viola Davis, and Ryan Phillippe murder mystery Secrets and Lies. Canadian shows Spun Out and Motive have both been renewed for another season — even though “Spun Out,” a public relations comedy starring Kids

in the Hall alumni Dave Foley, debuted to 1.2 million viewers before dropping to 600,000 within three weeks. King said the show has potential for a strong second season, praising its “fantastic cast, deep writing room and experienced producers” in a statement. CTV has also ordered a new twohour Masterchef Canada holiday special that will air this winter, as the cooking competition show continues to regularly draw more than 1 million viewers. Bell Media also runs specialty channels The Comedy Network, Bravo and E!. Elizabeth Hurley’s British monarchy comedy The Royals will join E!, while Angie Tribeca, a spoof of police procedurals starring Rashida Jones and created by Steve and Nancy Carell, was added to The Comedy Network’s line-up.

Anne Carson wins $65K Griffin Poetry prize BY THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — Toronto-born wordsmith Anne Carson picked up the $65,000 Griffin Poetry Prize on Thursday night for her collection Red Doc, the second time she has won the lucrative honour. “If my mom were alive today she would be so happy and my dad would shake hands with me,” said the writer, who teaches at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. The annual event gives out two $65,000 prizes — one to a Canadian and another to an international poet. California-based Brenda Hillman won the international award for Seasonal Works with Letters Anne Carson on Fire (Wesleyan University Press). Carson has a slew of other prizes to her name. She was twice a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, received the 1996 Lannan Award and the 1997 Pushcart Prize, both for poetry; and was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2000. In 2001 she received the T.S. Eliot Prize for Poetry — the first woman to do so. Said the judges of Red Doc: “Words are rescued, morphed and slapped

awake. Speech hurtles from vulgar to sublime. Everything accelerates except when a break is introduced disguised as riff, list or song and the mead is served in golden cups.” The other Canadian finalists were Toronto’s Anne Michaels for Correspondences (McClelland & Stewart) and Sue Goyette for Ocean (Gaspereau Press). Toronto businessman Scott Griffin created the prize along with trustees including Margaret Atwood and Michael Ondaatje. The non-winning finalists each get $10,000. Judges Robert Bringhurst of Canada, C.D. Wright of the U.S. and Jo Shapcott of the U.K. chose this year’s finalists from 539 books submitted from 40 countries. The Griffin bash is a loose, informal affair. Guests including former governor-general Adrienne Clarkson and Irish writer Colm Toibin noshed on cured salmon salad and veal tenderloin medallions in a spring-themed room decorated with trees at the ceremony in the city’s Distillery District. Clarkson said the Griffin has become an important international prize. “It’s a beacon light for poets all over the world,” she said. “And the reason it is, is not only because it’s poetry but because of the passion with which it’s given — because it comes out of one man’s passion for poetry. Scott Griffin loves poetry and he support this prize, which is wonderful. So it has a personal, passionate, poetic feel to it. It’s great.

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The number of U.S. fathers home with their kids full-time is down, from a peak 2.2 million in 2010, the official end of the recession, to about 2 million in 2012, according to a report released Thursday by the Pew Research Center. The slight decrease in their ranks from 2010 to 2012 was driven chiefly by employment gains since the recession eased, the report said, defining stay-at-home fathers as those not employed for pay at all in the prior year and living with children 17 or younger. The largest share of athome dads, 35 per cent, said they were home due to illness or disability. Roughly 23 per cent said it was mainly because they couldn’t find a job, and 21 per cent said it was specifically to care for home or family, the researchers noted, relying on census and other government data. By contrast, 1.1 million men were at-home dads in 1989, the earliest year reliable government figures are available for the sector. Gretchen Livingston, a senior researcher who worked on the report, said fathers comprised 16 per cent of parents at home full time in 2012, up from 10 per cent in 1989. The 21 per cent who cited caring for home and children as the specific reason for being out of the for-pay work force was up from 5 per cent in 1989 and 18 per cent in

2007, the start of the recession, Livingston said. While unemployment is a factor overall, Livingston said Wednesday in a telephone interview from Washington, D.C., that the “continuing convergence of gender roles” between moms and dads is key. “It’s becoming more acceptable for dads to be caregivers, and it’s becoming more acceptable for moms to be responsible for breadwinning,” she said. But Livingston warned that affluent, highly educated dads at home to raise children remain a subset. “It’s important to note that a lot of these dads are actually not doing that well economically and they tend to have lower income levels, too,” she said.

And despite a greater acceptance of dads staying home to raise kids, other Pew research shows 51 per cent of the public believes kids are better off when the mother stays home, compared to 8 per cent that cited dads. Mike Brandfon, 48, of Chicago falls into the laid-off category. He lost his job at a mid-size public relations company in December 2009, at a period when he and his wife had been thinking about having kids. “I was looking for jobs but we just happened to get pregnant with twins at the right time, as far as me being able to stay home with them since I couldn’t find a job,” he said. After the girls were born in October 2010 and his spouse’s four-month

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YANGON, Myanmar — Perched on a stool on a bustling sidewalk in Myanmar’s biggest city, an elderly gentleman pecks away on a clunky manual typewriter. It’s a will, Aung Myint says, barely looking up as his fingers rise high over the keys and hammer down with a steady sense of purpose. He points with his chin to the stack of papers he still needs to get through before he heads home, 30 or more, many of them legal papers hastily delivered by lawyers who work at the courthouse down the street. Reminders of a bygone era cling stubbornly and quaintly in Myanmar, a country that was in many ways frozen in time during a half-century of dictatorship and self-imposed isolation. Now, three years into the Southeast Asian country’s bumpy transition to democracy, smartphones and computer shops are common, but so are phone stands and typists. Even telegrams have not quite made their exit. Aung Myint says his work is steady enough, but a far cry from the days of military rule, when he spent most of his time typing up authors’ novels for submission to the now-defunct censorship board. He rarely broke for lunch back then, often working by candlelight well after shops were shuttered and businessmen had long gone home. How does the 67-year-old manage to keep going as his country belatedly joins the computer age? He says there are still those who feel a document lacks an authentic air unless it’s pulled from the roll of a manual typewriter. Plus, he adds, there are several benefits to typing. “You don’t need to waste time with printing,” Aung Myint said. “And if you make a mistake, you can just erase it and type over it. It’s easier.” Not far from the typist, Thin Thin Nu has a table on the sidewalk with five clunky, pushbutton phones. Such stands remain a common sight in Yangon, though less so than they were a few years ago. Thin Thin Nu said many people use her phones only because their mobile phone batteries have died.

But with a monastery and a school less than 100 metres (yards) away, she gets plenty of other business. Monks call their families in faraway villages. Impatient kids ring their moms to say they are waiting to be picked up. She’s also a line of communication for young lovers. “When girls are talking to their boyfriends, they lean in as close as they can to the tree next to the table, picking at the bark, or nervously twisting the iron chain around its trunk,” Thin Thin Nu says. “Other times they’ll fight, banging down the receiver wildly. I’ve even been asked to lie, to tell the voice on the other end of the line, ‘She is not here anymore,’ when the girl is sitting right across from me.” Thin Thin Nu makes only about $15 a day, less than half what she was making before the country of 60 million started opening up. But she thinks she can hang on a while longer. Most people in Yangon and the rest of Myanmar remain desperately poor, and her service, offered for 50 kyat (less than 5 cents) a minute, is still the best deal they can get. Poverty does not quite explain why government telegraph offices are still running.




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25,800 added new jobs all part time FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT FALLS BY 29,100 CANADIAN LABOUR MARKET

THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA — Canada’s labour market staged a modest comeback last month, but the good news was tempered by the fact all 25,800 net new jobs were part-time and many likely temporary as the first wave of students entered the summer job market. Despite the net increase in jobs, the official unemployment rate edged back to seven per cent after several months at 6.9, an unusual outcome caused by more Canadians entering the work force. But the real news in the key monthly report from Statistics Canada is that full-time employment fell by 29,100, the second big drop in two months. As well, since 48,600 young workers found employment, the assumption is that many were university students finding summer jobs — a welcome development on one level but no solace to the long-term unemployed in the country. In fact, employment among men aged 25 to 54 fell by 23,000. The weakness was also reflected in hours worked, up 1.1 per cent but not enough to reverse April’s 1.9 per cent fall-off — and the 1.4 per cent yearover-year gain in wages was the slow-

est in three years and below the inflation rate. “It was tough to find much positive other than the nice headline,” said Bank of Montreal economist Doug Porter. “It’s probably one of the starker cases of the headline telling one story and the details telling quite another,” he said. Markets weren’t fooled. The dollar weakened modestly on the news, particularly as it compared to a relatively stronger 217,000 job creation month in the United States. The Canadian numbers did little to alter the prevailing trend of an economy that, after churning out strong job gains in the first few years following the 2008-09 recession, has largely run out of steam in the one area most important to Canadians — the ability to create well-paying, permanent, fulltime jobs. The agency noted that over the last 12 months, only 86,000 net new jobs have been created — or a mere 0.5 per cent increase — with all the growth part-time.

In fact, over that period the number of Canadians who could be said to be employed full-time fell by almost 27,000, a startling figure given that the economy grew by about two per cent during those two months. Earlier this week, the Bank of Canada also noted that the economy had underperformed in the first quarter of 2014 and that the risk in the outlook had skewed slightly to the downside. Economists say the numbers are representative of an economy in transition. The days when housing and to a lesser extent retail spending could sustain growth have come to an end, yet the rotation to export-based manufacturing and business investment has yet to take hold. That’s why many are pointing to brighter prospects going forward, particularly if the U.S. economy continues to pick up steam. But don’t expect fireworks, said Diana Petramala, an economist with TD Bank. “U.S. economic growth is estimated to have picked up to above four per cent in the second quarter of this year, and Europe is emerging from reces-

Strong demand helping Air Canada and WestJet per cent to the share price at current levels, he wrote in a report. Analysts believe that several initiaMONTREAL — Lower costs and strong passenger demand in spite of tives, including the launch of low-cost higher fares and fees could propel Rouge subsidiary, addition of more Canada’s two largest airlines to new seating on Boeing 777s and the delivheights, according to industry observ- ery of long-haul Boeing 787 Dreamliners, give the airline a promising future. ers. A survey of fares suggests that a draWalter Spracklin of RBC Capital Markets boosted his target price for matic increase in capacity on trans-AtAir Canada on Friday by nearly 42 per lantic routes is not causing a dramatic cent to $17, adding that the airline’s reduction on fares as was feared. Fares on routes where Rouge is shares could nearly triple from the current levels to hit $30 under a best- competing directly against Air Transat case scenario of industry growth ac- have remained relatively unchanged as neither carrier is celerating on a strong offering major fare economy. ‘AIR CANADA IS discounts, Doerksen “Air Canada is unsaid. That suggests dergoing a fundamenUNDERGOING A the number of unsold tal and structural cost FUNDAMENTAL seats are at acceptreduction initiative able levels for the that is playing out in a AND STRUCTURAL carriers.Doerksen climate of steadily inCOST REDUCTION said a five per cent creasing demand for INITIATIVE THAT IS increase in summer air travel,” Spracklin fares that Transat AT wrote in a note. PLAYING OUT IN A (TSX:TRZ.B) indicatHe said growing profits and underval- CLIMATE OF STEADILY ed in March may not ued shares are form- INCREASING DEMAND have held in more recent bookings, puting a “seldom seen” FOR AIR TRAVEL.’ ting pressure on the investment opportuniMontreal-based tour ty with the airline. — WALTER SPRACKLIN company. Shares of the counRBC CAPITAL MARKETS The number of try’s largest carrier hit trans-Atlantic seats a more than six-year are forecast to inhigh Friday, peaking at $10.58 on heavy volume. They closed crease nine per cent to 4.13 million up 54 cents or 5.44 per cent at $10.47 on this summer, driven by a 16 per cent increase from Air Canada. the Toronto Stock Exchange. Transat is expected to report next Air Canada’s (TSX:AC.B) shares had the best performance of all public Thursday much deeper adjusted losses companies in Canada last year and are in the February through April quarter. up from a 52-week low of $2.07, but still The second-quarter adjusted loss is well below the $21.05 price it hit in No- forecast to be 35 cents per share on $1.14 billion of revenues, compared to vember 2006. Cameron Doerksen of National a four-cent loss a year earlier, accordBank Financial also increased his tar- ing to analysts polled by Thomson Reuget price for Air Canada to $12, from ters. But Kevin Chiang of CIBC World $8.50, citing several catalysts such as Markets says Transat’s summer results higher fares, stabilized costs and bet- will be good as the rollout of Air Canater than expected trans-Atlantic rev- da Rouge is still in the early stages. “Longer term, we have concerns on enues are emerging for the airline. Higher airfares also prompted him to whether Transat can effectively comupgrade WestJet Airlines (TSX:WJA), pete against a mature Rouge banner raising WestJet’s target price to $29, up and expectations that WestJet will look from $27. That prompted the Calgary- to commit to a network expansion into based carrier’s shares to close up 68 Europe before the end of this decade,” he wrote. cents or 2.65 per cent at $26.34. Although Transat gained flexibilIn addition to a “strengthening domestic fare environment” Doerksen ity by moving to a more seasonal fleet pointed to stabilization in fuel prices structure, it is less able than scheduled and an increase in the valuations of carriers like Air Canada and WestJet airline peers. Meanwhile, Spracklin to adjust to challenges likes sudden said Air Canada’s operating results are changes in currency. Doerksen said Air Canada and Westbeating forecasts across all measures. Traffic increased by nine and 10.1 Jet are able to offset fare weakness on per cent in the past two months, well the trans-Atlantic by higher domestic in excess of estimates for 6.5 per cent fares, especially on Western Canadian growth. Each one per cent gain adds routes and transcontinental journeys an estimated $100 million in pre-tax such as between Toronto and Calgary operating income (EBITDAR) and 20 or Vancouver.

sion. Alongside improving Canadian corporate profits, better global economic prospects should lead to moderate gains in Canadian employment, in the range of 10,000 to 15,000, through the rest of 2014,” she said. That is barely enough to keep up with population growth, however. If there was a bright element to the report, it was that employers added 66,200 workers in May, as 40,400 left the self-employed class. In terms of sectors, employment increased by 22,000 in education services and by about 20,000 in accommodation and food services. Agriculture jobs were also up 19,000. Among sectors that lost jobs, the natural resources industry declined by about 23,000 and there were about 21,000 fewer workers in finance, insurance, real estate and leasing. Manufacturing was also down by 12,200 and construction was largely flat. Regionally, the agency said the biggest draw of jobs came in resourcerich Alberta, which picked up 16,400 workers. Most other provinces showed little change in relationship to their population, except for Newfoundland and Labrador, which lost 4,100 jobs, all full-time.




BRIEFS Mayor to speak at State of the City during Chamber Luncheon Red Deer Mayor Tara Veer will provide some insight next Wednesday into where the city is headed.

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Members of press surround humanoid Robot “Pepper” on display at SoftBank Mobile shop in Tokyo, Friday. The 121 centimeter (48 inch) tall, 28 kilogram white Pepper, which has no hair but two large doll-like eyes and a flat-panel display stuck on its chest, was developed jointly with Aldebaran Robotics, which produces autonomous humanoid robots.

Little change to Loonie after mixed jobs results BY THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — The Canadian dollar closed little changed amid a weak employment report for May. The loonie edged down 0.01 of a cent to 91.49 cents US as job creation figures for Canada came in above expectations, up 25,800 for the month. But Statistics Canada said the gains were due to part-time positions, and the unemployment rate edged up to seven per cent from 6.9 per cent as more Canadians went looking for work in May. The number of full time jobs fell by 29,000. “Although today’s number was much improved, it still leaves the sixmonth trend running an anaemic 3,000, suggesting some potential for catch up given expectations of an economic acceleration in Q2,” said CIBC World Markets economist Nick Exarhos. The employment news out of the United States was much better. The Labor Department said the American economy cranked out 217,000 jobs, roughly in line with expectations. That’s down from 282,000 in April, which was revised slightly lower. Despite the gains, the unemployment rate

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remained 6.3 per cent. In other economic news, German industrial production edged up by a smaller-than-expected 0.2 per cent in April compared with the previous month, even as factory orders in Europe’s biggest economy strengthened. The figure was below economists’ expectations of a rise by 0.3 per cent or more. Meanwhile, traders looked ahead to a raft of key Chinese data coming out next week including readings on inflation, trade and retail sales. Ahead of those reports, The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund are urging China to focus on controlling risks from rapidly rising debt due to its reliance on credit-fuelled growth. The comments add to warnings by private sector analysts that China’s run-up in debt, especially since the 2008 global crisis, could lead to financial problems and disrupt economic growth that already is slowing. Commodity markets were mixed in the wake of the jobs data with July crude in New York 18 cents higher to US$102.66 a barrel. August bullion declined 80 cents to US$1,252.50 an ounce. July copper fell four cents to US$3.05 a pound.

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MARKETS SNC Lavalin Group. . . . . 54.90 Stantec Inc. . . . . . . . . . . 66.95 Telus Corp. . . . . . . . . . . . 41.06 Transalta Corp.. . . . . . . . 12.63 Transcanada. . . . . . . . . . 50.73

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Diversified and Industrials Agrium Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . 99.23 ATCO Ltd.. . . . . . . . . . . . 5124 BCE Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50.43 Bombardier . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.82 Brookfield . . . . . . . . . . . . 47.59 Cdn. National Railway . . 67.31 Cdn. Pacific Railway. . . 196.43 Cdn. Utilities . . . . . . . . . . 39.12

Capital Power Corp . . . . 26.02 Cervus Equipment Corp 20.52 Dow Chemical . . . . . . . . 53.13 Enbridge Inc. . . . . . . . . . 51.23 Finning Intl. Inc. . . . . . . . 29.46 Fortis Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . 31.94 General Motors Co. . . . . 36.55 Parkland Fuel Corp. . . . . 21.38 Sirius XM . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7.21

MARKETS CLOSE TORONTO — The Toronto stock market closed modestly higher Friday amid a solid U.S. employment report for May and weak Canadian jobs data. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 38.72 points to 14,838.9, weighed down by mining stocks as copper and gold prices lost ground. The Canadian dollar was slightly lower as job creation figures for Canada came in above expectations, up 25,800 for the month. But Statistics Canada said the gains were part-time and the unemployment rate edged up to seven per cent from 6.9 per cent as more Canadians went looking for work in May. The U.S. Labor Department said the American econ-

omy cranked out 217,000 jobs, roughly in line with expectations. That’s down from 282,000 in April, which was revised slightly lower. Despite the gains, the unemployment rate remained 6.3 per cent. Industrials led TSX gainers, up 1.3 per cent. Air Canada (TSX:AC.B) shares rocketed to a 52-week high amid an upgrades from Walter Spracklin of RBC Capital Markets. Commodity markets were mixed in the wake of the jobs data with July crude in New York 18 cents higher to US$102.66 a barrel. The TSX energy sector was ahead 0.34 per cent as the Financial Times reported that EU officials have decided to change a draft of a fuel quality directive, something Canadian officials have lobbied

Consumer Canadian Tire . . . . . . . . 105.30 Gamehost . . . . . . . . . . . . 15.80 Leon’s Furniture . . . . . . . 14.37 Loblaw Ltd. . . . . . . . . . . . 47.45 Maple Leaf Foods. . . . . . 18.56 Rona Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . 11.10 Tim Hortons . . . . . . . . . . 59.73 Wal-Mart . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77.21 WestJet Airlines . . . . . . . 26.34 Mining Barrick Gold . . . . . . . . . . 17.52 their European counterparts to do. Proposed EU environmental legislation would have set heavy penalties on petroleum products made from Alberta’s oilsands, citing higher carbon emissions associated with its production. Prime Minister Stephen Harper has suggested that Europe should reduce its dependence on Russian energy supplies and look to Canada for some of its energy. The TSX was weighed down by a 1.87 per cent slide in the base metals sector, while July copper fell four cents to US$3.05 a pound. The gold sector lost about 0.3 per cent as August bullion shed early gains to decline 80 cents to US$1,252.50 an ounce. MARKET HIGHLIGHTS

Cameco Corp. . . . . . . . . 21.00 First Quantum Minerals . 21.69 Goldcorp Inc. . . . . . . . . . 25.14 Hudbay Minerals. . . . . . . . 9.71 Kinross Gold Corp. . . . . . . 4.26 Potash Corp.. . . . . . . . . . 38.61 Sherritt Intl. . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.66 Teck Resources . . . . . . . 23.64 Energy Arc Energy . . . . . . . . . . . 32.70 Badger Daylighting Ltd. . 38.57 Baker Hughes. . . . . . . . . 72.00 Bonavista . . . . . . . . . . . . 16.55 Bonterra Energy . . . . . . . 59.41 Cdn. Nat. Res. . . . . . . . . 45.99 Cdn. Oil Sands Ltd. . . . . 23.03 Canyon Services Group. 16.46 Cenovous Energy Inc. . . 32.42 TORONTO — Highlights at the close of Friday at world financial market trading. Stocks: S&P/TSX Composite Index — 14,838.90, up 38.72 points TSX Venture Exchange — 987.45, up 1.53 points TSX 60 — 848.20, up 2.46 points Dow — 16,924.28, up 88.17 points S&P 500 — 1,949.44, up 8.98 points Nasdaq — 4,321.40, up 25.17 points Currencies at close: Cdn — 91.49 cents US, down 0.01 of a cent Pound — C$1.8368, down 0.03 of a cent Euro — C$1.4914, down 0.12 of a cent

CWC Well Services . . . 10500. Encana Corp. . . . . . . . . . 25.38 Essential Energy. . . . . . . . 2.54 Exxon Mobil . . . . . . . . . 101.60 Halliburton Co. . . . . . . . . 66.98 High Arctic . . . . . . . . . . . . 5.59 Husky Energy . . . . . . . . . 35.98 Imperial Oil . . . . . . . . . . . 53.98 Pengrowth Energy . . . . . . 7.19 Penn West Energy . . . . . 10.54 Pinecrest Energy Inc. . . . 0.120 Precision Drilling Corp . . 14.55 Suncor Energy . . . . . . . . 42.85 Talisman Energy . . . . . . . 10.98 Trican Ltd.. . . . . . . . . . . . 16.56 Trinidad Energy . . . . . . . 12.00 Vermilion Energy . . . . . . 74.92

Euro — US$1.3642, down 0.15 of a cent Oil futures: US$102.66 per barrel, up 18 cents (July contract) Gold futures: US$1,252.50 per oz., down 80 cents (August contract) Canadian Fine Silver Handy and Harman: $21.594 oz., down 5.9 cents $694.25 kg., down $1.89 ICE FUTURES CANADA WINNIPEG — ICE Futures Canada closing prices: Canola: July ’14 $3.50 higher $463.00; Nov. ’14 $3.50 higher $462.10; Jan ’15 $3.30 higher $467.60; March ’15 $3.40 higher $470.40; May ’15 $3.40 higher

Financials Bank of Montreal . . . . . . 76.66 Bank of N.S. . . . . . . . . . . 70.47 CIBC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97.01 Cdn. Western . . . . . . . . . 39.23 Carefusion . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.02 Great West Life. . . . . . . . 29.46 IGM Financial . . . . . . . . . 54.66 Intact Financial Corp. . . . 74.36 Manulife Corp. . . . . . . . . 20.82 National Bank . . . . . . . . . 45.67 Rifco Inc.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5.30 Royal Bank . . . . . . . . . . . 74.73 Sun Life Fin. Inc.. . . . . . . 38.18 TD Bank . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54.87

$472.40; July ’15 $3,50 higher $474.20; Nov ’15 $4.70 higher $476.40; Jan. ’16 $4.70 higher $470.40; March ’16 $4.70 higher $473.90; May ’16 $4.70 higher $473.90; July ’16 $5.50 higher $473.90. Barley (Western): July ’14 unchanged $145.00; Oct. ’14 unchanged $145.00; Dec. ’14 unchanged $147.00; March ’15 unchanged $148.00; May ’15 unchanged $148.00; July ’15 unchanged $148.00; Oct. ’15 unchanged $148.00; Dec. ’15 unchanged $148.00; March ’16 unchanged $148.00; May ’16 unchanged $148.00; July ’16 unchanged $148.00. Friday’s estimated volume of trade: 476,240 tonnes of canola; 0 tonnes of barley (Western Barley) Total: 476,240.


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Funding for the study will be conducted with private partners. The new government said developing the mining potential of the region is a “cornerstone” of its relaunched Northern Quebec economic development plan. The study will estimate costs and determine the best railway option, including increasing capacity on existing lines and the building a new one. Canadian National Railway (TSX:CNR) put its own feasibility study on ice more than a year ago due to delays in mining projects because of low iron ore prices. The country’s largest railway had been working with several mining companies and the Caisse de depot pension fund on a study into a transportation line and terminal handling facility, which analysts had estimated could cost $5 billion. Spokesman Mark Hallman said that while CN’s project remains on hold, it is “available to co-operate” with the government. The Labrador Trough is among the world’s largest iron ore deposits, with annual production of some 50 million tonnes. Global miners including Arcelor Mittal and Rio Tinto have assets in the region.

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Colin and Justin’s bunkie main living area. Centered on a chimney-breasted living area are two bedrooms, each of which is elegantly dressed with stout linen and padded headboards.



tinctly rectilinear bunkie and talked us carefully through every stage of visualization and ultimately realization. In conjunction with Dan, our contractor, and of course the local township, every point of our ambitious journey was consigned to virtual paper. And then polished and perfected. That which made Canada Builds so perfect for us is the fact they construct their homes off site at their plant in Lindsay, Ontario. This concept worked well in our scenario as, simultaneously, we were undertaking a huge main cottage reno to include landscaping, internal overhaul and the installation of a new septic system, deck and dock. In short, we already had

plant and heavy machinery everywhere. Had we engaged a regular builder to construct our bunkie, they’d almost certainly have been in the way as other elements of our master plan progressed. During last week’s Cabin Pressure episode, we showcased the structure being assembled, hundreds of klicks away, and its subsequent flat bed truck journey to Muskoka where it was craned onto pre-poured concrete foundations and then wired — and plumbed — in. And it’s a joy, today, to reveal the interior Centered on a chimney breasted living area are two bedrooms, each of which is elegantly dressed with stout linen and padded headboards.

Both sleeping zones are accessed through barn board doors, which slide perfectly across engineered flooring that stretches across all areas, living and bathroom included. Determined to create warmth and atmosphere, we clad the chimneybreast in cultured Boral stone (visit by for more info) the same product, in fact, used to wrap the bunkie’s side elevations and rear chimneystack. The resultant textural finish is as appealing indoors as it is out. To allude to native architectural vernacular, we clad all other external areas with James Hardie Siding ( and the results, we hope, speak for themselves. Due to the fact our garden

is so densely planted with trees, light is at times problematic so, to balance this, we optimized glass on the front elevation. In association with Strassburger Windows and Doors ( custom portals were produced and these swing open, as required, to take advantage of the lakeside vistas. Indulging guests is a pre requisite in our wee world and we’re certain the views from the Bunkie will remain etched on visitors minds for years to come. But of course where there are doors, it’s imperative (especially in cottage country) to include protection against bug invasion.

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Here’s the deal. We love offering our guests some privacy when they arrive for the weekend. Sure, we’re all for mix and mingle, but personal chill time is also welcome. So come one, come all (overseas pals and family are you reading?) safe in the knowledge we’ve fashioned, as your holiday hideaway, an annex to which you can escape when our laughter becomes too raucous or our music simply too loud. Previously on Cabin Pressure (Cottage Life, 10 p.m.) we showcased the birth of The Colin and Justin bunkie. Designed in association with Canada Builds (www. one of North America’s premier construction companies, we toiled long and hard (at the planning stage) before a single foundation was poured. We knew what we wanted, and the decidedly patient team at Canada Builds remained on side even when we changed our minds (sometimes twice or three times per day) as the structure’s eventual aesthetics were plotted and planned. Indeed Roy Graham and Dion Gemmiti (President and Vice President respectively) along with Roy’s son Rob, remained steadfastly unfazed by our dreamof creating a dis-

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Stay warm outdoors Outdoor living is here once again. Whether it’s a small porch or patio, a city backyard or a broad stretch of country, now’s the time to play, eat and relax under the sun and stars. Just as you do indoors, let your lifestyle determine how you decorate your exterior space. Think about how and when you are able to enjoy it, and this will guide your selection in seatDEBBIE ing, overhead TRAVIS protection and ambiance. Choose an inviting area close to the house for easy access. This space is also the most protected from wind and rain. Since weather is unpredictable, and warm sunny days turn to cool evenings, an outdoor fireplace or heater will prolong the time you can enjoy sitting outside. There are options that range from patio flames to outdoor fireplaces. Explore what’s new and see what a difference a bit of heat can make. The outdoor gas fireplace shown here from Napoleon has a 100 per cent stainless steel construction that withstands the toughest outdoor environments. There’s no venting or chimney required which makes it perfect for any spot in your garden. Create a surround that matches or complements your home’s exterior with tiles, stucco or stone. Another option is a patio heater. Napoleon patio heaters generate infrared heat rays which heat objects rather than the surrounding air, providing an efficient clean-burning performance. The decorative cast aluminum base hides the propane tank and you can move the heater where you need it, beside the pool, the garden or the house. The modern look of a single torch flame or linear ethanol fire design makes a stunning setting. Placed on a table or positioned in pillars, this decorative element is captivating.


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Above: This handsome gas outdoor fireplace provides comfort year round no matter what the weather. At right: Versatile patio heaters add both warmth and charm to any outdoor setting. Important note: No matter which product you select, always check first with the bylaws for your neighbourhood to ensure what type/s of outdoor fire products are allowed. Dear Debbie: I am asking for advice on what to use as an accent colour for a lake house that we have just built. Most of the home is decorated in neutrals, floors natural cork, walls painted a linen shade, trim and doors white. We still have area rugs and accessories to purchase that will enhance a fresh country or cottage feel. Thank you. Answer: You can never go wrong if you mimic what nature does. Think about the colours you love that are outside your door. In the blue range, a greyish teal blue is sophisticated, a pure sky blue fresh with a marine feel. If you like greens, then try pistachio or olive, both blend nicely with neutrals. You can go with two different colours, and also switch around as the different seasons arrive. Pumpkin is a wonderful colour for summer and fall. Then a warm raspberry red for winter. Handmade rugs offer the best in texture and colour. They are a delightful way to bring

colour and character into a room. You will find these rugs have a palette of complementary and contrasting shades. Pick your favourites to match up accessories, lamps, even crockery. In a neutral colour scheme your eye will seek out colour. Enjoy picking pieces that tell your story. Debbie Travis’ House to Home column is produced by Debbie Travis and Barbara Dingle. Please email your questions to You can follow Debbie on Twitter at www.twitter. com/debbie_travis, and visit Debbie’s new website, www.


BUNKIE: Full bathroom but no kitchen

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Outside view of the bunkie after placement on pre-poured footings and some site work completed. fancy to DIY and save much needed cash into the bargain. Finally, ebony dining chairs and a matching table (from Ikea) cluster to provide a handy gathering spot

for guests. All things considered, we’re thrilled with our bunkie and its luxurious appointment. At 48 feet long, and 12 feet deep, it adds around 575 square feet of lakeside living. Little wonder, then, that our phone is ringing off the hook with city guests just dying to recharge their batteries. So if you’ll excuse us, we have beds to strip and a bathroom to clean. Aye, last weekend’s revelers may have checked out, but there’s another batch due any minute’. Colin and Justin’s Cabin Pressure’ airs on Cottage Life at 10pm every Tuesday. Catch reruns on rotation throughout the week. Check listings for details.

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We quote searched various providers, eventually deciding upon Phantom Screens ( whose site visit, measure and installation servicemade life easy. Colour coded to match their surroundings (you’d hardly know they’re there) they’re invaluable; having endured summer 2013 without screens we can attest we’re now impervious to invasion. Our cute new guest house also has a full bathroom (connected to our cottage septic) which means no one has to to dash to the forest when nature calls. As the building is categorized a bunkie, it doesn’t, however, have a kitchen but there’s a kettle to make tea and coffee and, should anyone feel inspired, they can dash to the cottage where a fully transformed kitchen awaits their gastronomic prowess. Curious? We’ll show you that space soon. To amplify the comfort quotient, we dressed around the fireplace with a grey sofa, chartreuse toned Sunpan chairs and a trio of craggy wooden stools atop a black and white striped rug. The cloudy artwork? Fashioned by us on a thirty dollar canvas using scraps of latex paint and an old sea sponge. You surely know by now that we’re never too

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Above: Metal roofs allow more vibrant colours to become part of a building. The textured appearance delivered by ribbed profiles like this one is part of the design. Below: Factory finishes on metal roofs are better than ever. Look for paint warranties of 25 years or more when choosing a product.

Metal roofing on the rise in Canada Although three quarters of Canadian homes have asphalt shingle roofs, metal roofs are getting more popular for solid reasons. Even though metal costs about twice as much as shingles, people are willing to pay more for the long working life that metal offers. Metal is easily recyclable, light in weight, it goes up quickly and creates a completely different look than shingles. So let me show you the basics of metal roofing choice and installation, then you decide if it makes sense for the next (and probably last) roofing job your house will need.

Metal Roofing Basics


Roofing metal comes in plain and fancy profiles, with factory-finished colours or just bare, grey metal. You’ll find it in steel versions and aluminum alloy, but either way you can order sheets custom-cut to size for the length of your specific roof as measured from peak to eaves. Each piece of metal is fastened with special screws that have neoprene washers under their heads to keep water out, and a preformed cap sits on top to shed water from the ridge. One unique feature of metal roofing is the option it offers for leveling old roofs that have grown wavy over the years. By shimming wood strapping more or less during installation, a skilled carpenter can make a wonky roof quite flat once the metal goes on.


DIY Metal Roofing Are you planning to install metal roofing yourself ? One trick of the trade involves predrilling screw holes in the pile of roofing sheets as they come off the truck, making it easier to drive screws later on. You’ll also find that a small pair of vise grip locking pliers offers a safe option for pulling long sheets of metal roofing up one at a time for installation. Adjust the jaws so they grip the thickness of one sheet firmly, with a length of cord tied to one end of the pliers. Have someone on the ground clip the pliers to one sheet, then lift the end up to the eaves. The person at the top can then pull the sheet up single-handedly with the cord, locking it down with a few screws at the top of the roof before the rest of the sheet gets anchored permanently in those predrilled screw holes. On anything more than a basic roof you’ll have to cut sheets on angles where they meet valleys and angled peaks, and you’ve got two options to make this happen.

Manual snips are only practical for small cuts, but a cordless circular saw with a carbide blade works surprisingly well for long, straight cuts. Just be sure to wear safety glasses and hearing protection. The process is loud. If you’re building a workshop or utility building that calls for tough inside wall surfaces, metal roofing works much better than drywall. It goes up fast, there are no joints to finish, and there’s no painting because the material is factory finished. Metal walls are also highly fire resistant and much less likely than drywall to get scratched or damaged.

If your budget doesn’t allow for custom shimming of a wavy roof, then stay away from metal. It needs quite a flat roof surface for proper installation. You should also check out manufacturer warranties on finish life, too. There’s not much point in having a lifetime roof if the finish is ugly and faded after 15 or 20 years. Aging metal roofs can be repainted, but it will never be as good as



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MOREAU Lois Velma Marie (Nelson) Barons, Alberta 1917 2014 Red Deer, Alberta Lois Moreau passed away peacefully at the Red Deer Regional Hospital June 3, 2014. Lois carried with her a strong spirit of optimism for the future. She worked at enjoying every single day she was alive and was incredibly successful in achieving that end. She had many good friends throughout her life and more recently caretakers in these last years who repeatedly commented on adoring looking after her. She had one grandchild, Tonja Snell, who she cherished, who sadly predeceased her. Lois is also predeceased by her parents Sam and O’Dena Nelson, her sister Mildred Parker and her brother Norris Nelson, her husband Joe Moreau, and many extended family members. She is survived by her son James (Kathi) and her daughter Linda, as well as other family and dear friends. The family would like to acknowledge and thank its Mom’s long time family Dr. Hulyk who remained with her to the end, the very kind and highly skilled staff of the Red Deer Palliative Care Unit of the Red Deer Regional Hospital, the ongoing assistance and loving care of Comfort Keepers, and the caring staff of the several Senior Living Homes their mom resided in during the last three years of her life. For those who wish to pay their respects, visitations will be held at Eventide Funeral Chapel, 4820-45 Street, Red Deer on Sunday, June 8th, 2014 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A Celebration of Lois’ life will be held at Sunnybrook United Church, 12 Stanton Street, Red Deer on Monday, June 9th, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Condolences may be forwarded to the family by v i s i t i n g Arrangements entrusted to EVENTIDE FUNERAL CHAPEL 4820 - 45 Street, Red Deer. Phone (403) 347-2222


MOREAU Warren Harry 1971 - 2014 Warren Harry Moreau of Red Deer, Alberta passed away at the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at the age of 43 years. Warren was born on March 21, 1971 at Sudbury, Ontario. He moved to Red Deer with his family as a child and attended Central Elementary School. Warren was well known with staff and friends at Parkland C.L.A.S.S. since the age of 18 years. He enjoyed activities at the Downtown Hub and loved dancing and listening to music on his iPod. His favorite movie was “Back to the Future”. Warren will be lovingly remembered by his mother and caregiver, Connie Moreau of Red Deer, a brother, Kyle of Kelowna, British Columbia, three sisters, Adele of Kelowna and Ashley and Lindsay, both of Red Deer. A Celebration of Warren’s Life was held at the Parkland Funeral Home, 6287 - 67 A Street (Taylor Drive), Red Deer, Alberta on Friday, June 6, 2014 at 3:00 p.m., conducted by Pastor Bryce Birmingham. Cremation entrusted to Parkland Funeral Home and Crematorium, 6287 - 67 A Street (Taylor Drive), Red Deer. Condolences may be sent or viewed at Arrangements in care of Gary W. Anderson, Funeral Director at PARKLAND FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORIUM 6287 - 67 A Street (Taylor Drive), Red Deer. 403.340.4040.

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QUINTILIO 1947 - 2014 June Ann Quintilio of Red Deer passed away on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s. She is finally at peace. June will be lovingly remembered by husband Larry; daughter Kristine (Richard) Hardman; son Shane (Erin) Quintilio and grandsons, Cole, Tayler, Jaice, Carter and Cooper. She is also survived by sisters Sandra Derdall, Joan(Marvin) Erickson; brothers Roy (Gerry), Jim and Roger Hammond; brothers-in-law Dennis (Leanne), Danny (Kay) Quintilio; sisterin-law Karen (Pat) Lean and numerous nieces, nephews, family members and friends. Our family will be eternally grateful to the Chinook Wing at the Centennial Centre in Ponoka for the wonderful care and compassion June received for 3 1/2 years. They are like family to us and will forever have a special place in our hearts. We would also like to thank all those who supported us and June during her long, trying journey. Special thanks to the Red Deer Alzheimer’s Society. We truly appreciate your moral support. A Celebration of June’s life will be held at the Balmoral Bible Chapel, located at the intersection of Highway 11 (55 Street) and Rutherford Drive, Red Deer, Alberta on Friday, June 13, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made directly to the Red Deer Chapter, Alzheimer Society of Alberta, 105, 4419-50 Avenue, Red Deer, AB T4N 3Z5. Condolences to June’s family may be emailed to MEANINGFUL MEMORIALS Funeral Service Red Deer 587-876-4944


WILLIE Josh Feb. 28,1981 - Sept. 27, 2013 Son of Ron and Sandi Willie and brother of Jolanda Willie. A celebration of Josh’s life will be held on this Sunday, June 8th at 3: 30 pm at Streams Christian Church.

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SANGRET Kathy It is with immense sadness we announce the passing of Kathy Sangret on Tuesday, June 3, 2014, a great mom, daughter, partner, grandmother, and great-grandmother. A Memorial Service will be held at Eventide Funeral Chapel, 4820-45 Street, Red Deer, on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Condolences may be forwarded to the family by visiting Arrangements entrusted to EVENTIDE FUNERAL CHAPEL 4820 - 45 Street, Red Deer. Phone (403) 347-2222

REIMCHEN HARRY Oct. 3, 1933 ~ June 1, 2014 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Harry Reimchen. Harry will be lovingly remembered and deeply missed by his children Laura, Michael, Angelique, Grant Shoemaker Bradley and grandchildren June 27, 1983 - June 8, 2005 Paul, Melodie, Jamie, Brandon, Love is timeless Kendra, Denton, Sabrina, it never ceases to exist. Kylie, Myckala, Sarah, and ten great grandchildren. Love and miss you. Harry also leaves behind his Mom, Howie, Gregory sibling, numerous nieces and and Family nephews and many friends. Harry’s family would also like to thank the staff at the Red Deer Hospice Society In Memoriam for their unconditional and compassionate love, dignity and the respect that they had given to Harry and his family during his last days. A Celebration of Harry’s life will be held for family and friends at 11:00 A.M., Monday, June 9th at the Chapel of the Sylvan Lake Funeral Home, Sylvan Lake, Alberta. In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made in Harry’s memory to the Red Deer Hospice Society. Condolences may be forwarded to: SYLVAN LAKE AND ROCKY FUNERAL HOMES AND CREMATORIUM, your Golden Rule Funeral Homes, entrusted with the arrangements. 403-887-2151


SPELT Lena 1913 - 2014 Lena Spelt, nee Verbeek went to be with her Lord on June 4, 2014 at the age of 100 years. She resided at the Royal Oak Village at the time of her passing. Born in Hoofddorp, the Netherlands on November 23, 1913, Lena was one of ten children. In 1938 she married Guy Spelt, with whom she had two sons and four daughters before immigrating to Canada in the spring of 1951. The family settled west of Blackfalds for two years before moving to the Ed Olsen farm west of Bentley. In 1957 they purchased a farm at the Sunset Hills west of Bentley where they farmed until their retirement. In 1976 the Town of Bentley became their new home. Her husband passed away in 1981 and later she married Andrew Dejong. Together they decided to make their move to Lacombe in 1992. Shortly after the passing of Andrew, Lena moved to the Lacombe Senior’s Lodge where she resided for a number of years. Lena loved playing the organ, knitting items for the grandchildren, puzzling, reading, crocheting among various other things. Her faith in the Lord was very evident all through her long life. Lena was predeceased by Guy, her husband for 43 years, second husband Andrew Dejong, sons in-law John Talsma, Marvin Wine, daughter in-law Grace Spelt, six sisters and three brothers. She leaves to mourn sons Kase (Henny) and Hans, daughters Maria Talsma, Wilma Wine (Dave From) Leni Prins (Dirk) Johanna Jonkman (Peter) nephew Case Spelt (Deenie) 24 Grandchildren 59 Great grandchildren 5 Great - great grandchildren and numerous family members and friends.The memorial service will be held in the Woody Nook Christian Reformed Church, June 10, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Pastor Neil de Koning officiating. Interment will take place in the Woody Nook Cemetery. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to Lacombe Christian School 5206 - 58 Street Lacombe, Ab. T4L 1G9 or to a charity of your choice. Expressions of sympathy may be made by visiting WILSON’S FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM of Lacombe and Rimbey in charge of the arrangements. 403-782-3366 403-843-3388 “A Caring Family, Caring For Families”


YEE Wah Hon 1924 - 2014 Wah Hon (Tony) Yee of Red Deer, beloved father, passed away peacefully in Red Deer on June 3, 2014. Born June 23, 1924 in the Taishan district of Canton, China; Tony came from a family of 4 boys and 2 girls. In 1953, Tony took on the challenge and immigrated to Canada. In 1956, he married Big Har (May) Yee in Calgary. Two weeks after the marriage, May and Tony moved to Red Deer where they permanently resided and raised their family. In 1973, May and Tony started a family restaurant, The Valley Hotel Restaurant, and successfully operated the family business and established many special friendships for twenty years before retiring in November 1993. Tony was always recognizable at the restaurant with an apron around his waist and a warm smile for his customers. Tony was pre-deceased by his wife in 1998. Tony continued to be the loving father to three daughters:Mary Jo and Tim Blakely of Calmar, Lois and Gene Andersen of Red Deer; Sharon and Ross Sisson of Calgary; and two sons, Ken Yee of Calgary and Harold Yee of Seattle. Not only a proud father, Tony was a special loving grandfather to seven grandchildren; T.J., Zachary, Noah, Trevor, Jesse, Desmond and Myah. Tony is also survived by one brother, Paul Yee of Calgary and a sister, Penny Mark of Mississauga. Funeral Services will be held at the Gaetz Memorial United Church, 4758 Ross Street, Red Deer on Tuesday June 10, 2014 at 1:00 pm with Leanne V. Hall and Mr. Ling Fung officiating. Interment will follow in the Alto Reste Memorial Gardens. If friends so desire, donations can be made directly to the Canadian Diabetes Society or to a charity of their choice. The Yee Family wishes to express our sincere gratitude to the doctors and all the care givers in Unit 22, at Red Deer Regional Hospital, for the excellent care and compassion given to Tony during his illness. Condolences may be sent or viewed at Arrangements in care of Maryann Hansen, Funeral Director at PARKLAND FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORIUM, 6287 - 67 A Street (Taylor Drive), Red Deer. 403.340.4040 or 800.481.7421


BELTER Vince and Jessica, along with big sisters Abigayle and Annabelle are proud to announce the birth of Wyatt Xavier on May 10, 2014 at 8:13 p.m., weighing 8 lbs, 3 oz, and 20.5 inches long.


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Canyon Technical Services is a leader in the oilfield service industry, providing customized fracturing and pressure pumping solutions to oil and gas producers across the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin. At Canyon, our employees are ‘Champions’, dedicated to fulfilling our Vision of “improving the industry one job at a time” - our ‘Champions’ have made Canyon one of the most sought-after providers in our industry. If you are looking for a career within a leading organization that promotes Integrity, Relationships, Innovation and Success, then Canyon is looking for you! Canyon is preparing for an extremely busy 2014/2015 and are looking for qualified employees.

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SAUTNER - CARLESS Michelle and Brian Sautner and Dianne and Eddy Carless are thrilled to announce the upcoming marriage of their children Danelle and Morgan. Wedding to take place on June 28, 2014 in Red Deer.


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Parkland C.L.A.S.S., a nonprofit agency with 600+ employees, has a challenging opportunity for an experienced payroll tech who enjoys working in a fast paced, team-oriented environment. Responsibilities include data entry, processing month end payroll, midmonth advances, reconciliations and general payroll assistance. The successful applicant will be highly accurate, detail oriented, have strong analytical skills, proficient with MS Office and computerized payroll software (StarGarden preferred).


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Duties and responsibilities include the following: • Operating mobile/semi-permanent equipment in a field operations setting • Onsite tracking of fluid volumes • Minor repairs to equipment as needed The successful candidate should possess the following skills and attributes: • Oil & Gas operating background • Mechanical & technical aptitude • Clean/current 5 year driver abstract • Oil & Gas industry safety tickets • Education and experience in water treatment or pumping services is ideal, but not required • Class 1 drivers license an asset • Experience and understanding of MS Word, Excel, and Outlook an asset

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GRATIAE is seeking 5 Retails Sales reps selling skin & body care products in Parkland Mall 4747 67th St. Red Deer, $12.10/hr + bonus & comm. F/T - P/T No Exp. Req’d. Email resumes: gratiaereddeersr@


Bearspaw currently has a Bearspaw Petroleum Ltd position in our Stettler field is seeking exp’d operations for an intermediate FLOORHANDS & oil and gas operator. Applicants DERRICK HANDS must have experience as a Locally based, home every heavy duty mechanic or night! Qualified applicants journeyman instrument must have all necessary mechanic and possess valid tickets for the position strong mechanical skills, being applied for. IMMEDIATE be quick learners, motivated Bearspaw offers a very competitive salary OPPORTUNITIES and hard working and live or be willing to relocate and benefits package WANTED: OILFIELD within a 20 minute commute along with a steady SAFETY SUPERVISORS. work schedule. Drilling rig exp. mandatory. to workplace location. This position offers a challenging Please submit resumes: Send resume to: asif@ Attn: Human Resources work environment, attractive benefits with competitive Email: or Call 403-259-8399 pay and significant room for promotion. Fax: (403) 258-3197 or Please submit resumes Mail to: Suite 5309, 333-96 Ave. NE LOCAL SERVICE CO. Calgary, AB T3K 0S3 in Red Deer REQ’S EXP. Attn: Human Resources email:kwolokoff@ VACUUM TRUCK OPERATOR Must have Class 3 licence Fax 403-252-9719 Professionals w/air & all oilfield tickets. Mail: Suite 5309 333 96 Ave. NE Calgary, AB T3K 0S3 Fax resume w/drivers abstract to 403-886-4475 HERITAGE FAMILY




Part-Time Available Central Alberta Residence Society, a CARF accredited agency has long been recognized for providing “Quality” support services to individuals with developmental disabilities. We are currently seeking to fill a number of part-time positions which are necessary in order to maintain the level of supports we have come to be known for. Successful candidates will be responsible to provide personal support, supervision, and training in accordance with individuals’ needs and aspirations, within their home and community.

F/T - P/T Beauty Treatment O/P, selling soap & bath products $14.55/hr. + bonus & comm. Beauty cert. req’d. Location Parkland Mall - 4747 67th St. Red Deer. email premierjobrdbto@

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SOAP Stories is seeking 5 • retail sales reps. Selling soap & bath products. $12.10 hr + bonus & commission. F/T & P/T. No exp. req’d. • Parkland Mall 4747 67 St. Red Deer. email resume to •

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Currently we are seeking 13 part-time alternating weekend positions that range from 5-10hrs. /wk. We are seeking 19 part-time positions that range Mon.-Fri. 10-21hrs. /wk. We are also seeking 3 full-time positions over 30hrs. /wk.

SUITES COMMERCIAL Foundation req`s Permanent company in Red Deer ROOM ATTENDANTS are currently seeking TECHNICAL Attendants. Exp. not nec. experienced foundation ILLUSTRATOR/WRITER will train. Approx. 35 - 40 form workers. Please fax hrs/wk. Rate: $12.75 resume to 403-346-5867 For complete job descriptions, $14/hr. Duties incl’d but or please refer to our website at not limited to: vacuuming, email cavemancontracting dusting, washing floors, Applicants please forward making beds, empty trash, resume to: keri.lee@ F/T COMMERCIAL disinfecting & cleaning bathrooms. Performance GLAZIER or fax to 403-887-4050 based bonus program. Journeyman & apprentices Please state which position Must be fluent with verbal We offer competitive you are applying for l& written English, be wages. Full benefits after in your cover letter. physically fit. Applicants 90 days. Must have valid may apply in person at drivers licence. Email resume 6853 - 66 St. Red Deer to: d.generationglass Truckers/ T4P 3T5 or fax 403-342-4433 Drivers or email: or Fax: 403-886-5224 or Call 403-886-5221 BRICAR CONTRACTING F/T SATELLITE INSTALLERS now hiring - Good hours, home every EXPERIENCED night, $4000-$6000/mo. CLASS 1 DRIVERS. X-STATIC Contractor must have truck Please fax resumes to is now accepting or van. Tools, supplies & 403-347-6296 applications for P/T ladders required. Training Cocktail Server provided, no experience Apply in person after 3 p.m. CLASS 1 or 3 drivers req’d needed. Apply to: for moving equipment. Resumes to be dropped off at Key Towing. 4083-78 St. Restaurant/ Cres. Red Deer.

We offer training at no cost, a group benefit plan, a health & wellness plan to employees who work more than 30+hrs. /wk. We offer a great working environment and are looking forward in reviewing your resume. Please remember to include on your resume if you have a driver’s license and/or transportation that you would be willing to use to transport individuals as 80% of our positions requires both. To get more detailed information regarding any of these vacant positions, please visit our website at – Job Opportunities. Please check back often; vacancies are updated every Wed. & Fri. Feel free to contact us or submit a cover letter & resume to, 6010 45 Ave, Red Deer, AB T4N 3M4 Email: Fax: (403) 342-2677 Phone: (403) 347-3333







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CLASS 3 DRIVERS w/airbrake endorsement needed immed. for waste & recycling. Email resume with a min. of 2 references to:


DRIVERS for furniture moving company, class 5 WE OFFER: required (5 tons), local & long distance. Competitive * Full Time hours wages. Apply in person. * Great benefit program 6630 71 St. Bay 7 after 3 mos. Red Deer. 403-347-8841 * Most weekends off * Competitive Wages F/T TRUCK drivers req’d. Minimum Class 5 with air Experience not necessary. and clean abstract. Exp. Hardworking need only preferred. In person to Key apply. Bring resume to: Towing 4083-78 St. Cres. Metal Strip & Coatings Red Deer. 4617 63rd Street Mon-Fri 8-5. Fluid Experts Ltd. No Phone Calls Please. Of Red Deer is seeking experienced

This position is for service and construction on drilling and oilfield equipment. The journeyman is Class 1 Operators responsible for running small construction jobs to join our team of drivers hauling clean fluids for the and a service truck. Oil & Gas Industry. Must possess exemplary Home most evenings, safety record and scheduled days off, commitment to safe company benefits with work practices Participate in on-call exceptional pay structure that includes guarantied and overtime as required. salary + hourly when Various other duties as hauling. Must be able to required. work on their own with Excellent Benefit Packminimal supervision. age: Life Insurance, Fax resume w/all tickets Long Term Disability, and current drivers Health and Dental abstract to: Benefits. Other benefits: referral 403-346-3112 or email to: bonuses, course reimbursement, service MEGA CRANES is now truck, laptops, cell phone reimbursement. hiring exp’d Class 1 drivers. Boom/crane truck tickets an asset. Please email Qualifications résumé with drivers abstract to Licensed Journeyman Electrician with Inter or fax 403-885-4292 provincial seal. Ability to work on and layout electrical jobs Business without blueprints Strong troubleshooting Opportunities skills Must have valid operations license (abstract required)

Applicants should possess prior experience in the Customer Service human service field, ideally Rep providing community based (Part Time) supports. Experience with • LIVE-IN TEAM LEADERS dual diagnosis, dementia, For job descriptions and NOW HIRING $3431-$3707/mo. unique challenges or personal how to apply, go to Well Testing Personnel care are definite assets. CHILD &YOUTH WORKERS Experienced Supervisors Hours of work vary, with $3238-$3566/mo. No phone calls please. & Operators shiftwork and alternating Must have valid applicable AWAKE NIGHT STAFF weekends generally required. tickets. Email: lstouffer@ $17.93/hr Forward resumes to: Trades CENTRAL ALBERTA’S DAILY NEWSPAPER • Experience with troubled C.A.R.S. youth an asset. Preference #101 - 5589 47 St. Absolute Fusion given to those with degree/ Red Deer, AB T4N 1S1 Contracting is a welding, • diploma in Human Services. Fax: 403-346-8015 fabrication, maintenance Drivers License is required. Professionals Email: and repair facility requiring Must provide a recent • a supervisor/instructor. criminal record check, Knowledge and experience child intervention check • in fabrication with and driver’s abstract. Restaurant/ engineered drawings or First Aid required within Hotel designing from instruction. 3 months of hire. Strong mechanical ability Please submit resumes to: for repair and maintenance. We take pride in our Heritage Family Services, EAST 40TH PUB Must be able to organize employees and we believe Human Resources REQUIRES EXPERIENCED and instruct up to 10 employees. that our people are the 300 4825 47 Street EVENING COOK. Red Deer AB T4N 1R3 Please apply in person to Comprehensive Benefit plan. most important aspect of invites applications for a Wages are negotiable with the company. We are Fax 403-343-9293 3811 40th Ave. constantly looking for experience and attitude. Email: donna Please forward resumes exceptional individuals to and references by fax to join our team. We offer For more information call wages with 403-343-3422 HERITAGE LANES 403-309-7134 or by email competitive to opportunity for advancement. Closing Date: When suitable BOWLING Please email resume to No Phone Calls Please! candidates are found. Red Deer’s most modern 5 hellard@ pin bowling center req’s or fax permanent F/T front 403-885-0392 counter staff for all shifts Please visit the Division’s website at Professionals (days, eves. and wknds). for complete information Please send resume to: SHOP HELP AND/OR htglanes@ APPRENTICE MECHANIC or apply in person REQUIRED IMMED. APPLE AUTO GLASS Truck exp. preferred. EXP’D auto glass installer Wages $15-$45/hr. with Apply now to provide value in the Human Services Industry req’d immed. Wage depenbenefits. 8:30-5. 15 miles dent on exp. Paid vacation LETO’S STEAK & BAR East of Blackfalds. IN LACOMBE REQUIRES A negotiable. Good commuFax: 403-784-2330 Parkland C.L.A.S.S. exists to improve the quality of life of children nication/phone skills. 8-5 Phone: 403-784-3811 LINE COOK Mon. - Fri. 4801-78 St. & adults with developmental disabilities through: individual choice, $15.50/hr. Cash tips are paid No phone calls. dignity & rights. We strive to empower the people we serve, weekly! Apply within or email SPARTEK resume to: BRICAR CONTRACTING measuring our success against the goals they set for themselves. SYSTEMS INC now hiring Dozer & In Sylvan Lake, AB Excavator Operators and We are seeking individuals to provide recreation, companionship is seeking qualified Laborers. Send resumes by Fax: 403-347-6296 and support to adults or children with developmental disabilities. RAMADA INN & Daily the Advocate publishes advertisements from companies, corporations and associations from across Canada seeking personnel for long term placements.


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Red Deer Rocky Mtn. House Rimbey Caroline Castor Sylvan Lake Innisfail Stettler Ponoka Gov’t of Alberta Funding may be available. 403-340-1930 Campground Hosts Seeking semi-retired couples with RV for summer positions in Kananaskis. Contact 403-591-7377 or kananaskiscountry

DISPATCHER REQ’D. Knowledge of Red Deer and area is essential. Verbal and written communication skills are req’d. Send resume by fax to 403-346-0295 PEST CONTROL TECHS REQ’D. Call 403-373-6182

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PENHOLD SPRINGBROOK Adult Newspaper Carriers Needed For Early Morning Delivery of the

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RED DEER ADVOCATE Six days per week. Delivery by 6:30 a.m. Papers arrive at your home and are ready to deliver. Phone 403-314-4316

JOB FAIR Building Operator (Technician III) The Building Operator (Technician III) is responsible for the provision of building operations, maintenance and repair of general building systems including doors and door hardware, windows, ceilings, flooring and light bulb replacements. Also replacement and installation of whiteboards, tack boards hot files etc. and other misc. equipment. The successful candidate will be able to use hand and power tools and be able to work with minimal supervision. Some HVAC, mechanical maintenance experience would be a definite asset but willing to train the right person. This position will be suitable for a handyperson type person ideally able to perform own duties and assist others as work load requires it. QUALIFICATIONS: - High school diploma, plus a specialized technical course - One (1) to three (3) years construction / building system operations / maintenance experience - Self-motivated, willing to learn - Works well independently and is a team player - Consistently presents and maintains a positive and professional image - Good writing and verbal communication skills - Excellent interpersonal skills - Awareness of Environment, Health & Safety issues - May require a security clearance - A valid driver’s license may be required

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IS HIRING! We are currently seeking the following to join our team in

Anders Park

ESTATE GARAGE SALE Saturday, June 7, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Potter’s Hands Church 5202 53 ave., Red Deer.


We thank all applicants; however, only those to be interviewed will be contacted



Please apply on our website at:


224 EBERT CLOSE June 6 & 7 Fri. 4 - 8 & Sat. 10 - 3 Books, scrapbooking, greeting cards, new table runners, dishes, sleeping bags, many other things.


22 ORESTON CLOSE Back Yard. June 6th-8th Fri. 5-9, Sat. 9-3, Sun. 9-1 2 FAMILY SALE! Power tools, household, fishing gear, something for everyone.

Riverside Meadows #3, 6010 56 AVE. Sunday 8th, 10-2 p.m. MOVING SALE Dressers, table, chairs, wall unit, and much more.

Sylvan Lake

Sylvan Lake


Call For Home Delivery





or email:

We thank all applicants but only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

FOREVER & A DAY DOG RESCUE FUNDRAISER June 5, 6, & 7 - Thurs. 3-7, Fri. 12-8, Sat. 10-4 Left on Twp. 372, follow signs.

100,000 Potential Buyers???

Applicants are able to apply online or fax resume to 403-885-5516 ATTN: Human Resources

MASSIVE Multi Family Sale Sat 7th & Sun 8th, 8-4. 4 km South of Sylvan, 1349 Hwy 596 -the West end of Burnt Lake Trail.


280 JENNER CRES Sat. 7th, 8-4, Sun. 8th, 9-1. Household items, kids/babies, furn., clothes, kitchen items, etc.

Johnstone Park

Classifieds Your place to SELL Your place to BUY

Sunnybrook 14 SUTTON CLOSE Please Use Back Alley June 7, Sat. 10 - 6 Merging of two households has created a huge number of duplicate/extra items: household items, glassware, electronics, lamps, tools, garden tools. Also books, incld’s bundles of decorating magazines. Highlights are 2 year old snowblower, Ikea table & chairs, Ikea lounger, deck/patio furniture.

7108 GRAY DR. June 7, Saturday, 9 - 5 Household items, furniture, some antiques. ***********

Buying or Selling your home? Check out Homes for Sale in Classifieds

CALL 309-3300

RED DEER ADVOCATE Saturday, June 7, 2014 D7

Advocate Opportunities

Misc. Help


Procom Insurance;

CARRIERS NEEDED For delivery 3 days per week. NO WEEKENDS!!

A Great place to work... is looking for a personal lines broker to help grow and manage an existing book of clients. Broker experience is a definite asset, you will be responsible to quote and sell policies to existing and new clients. Knowledge of Power Broker, Compu Quote & insurance company portal’s is considered an asset. Excellent organization skills and a self driven personality with the ability to multi-task is a must. Please apply to or fax 403-340-3972

EARN WHILE YOU LEARN! Apply now to develop a CAREER in the Human Services Industry Parkland C.L.A.S.S. has partnered with the Alberta Government to develop and implement a four month job-training program that targets new entrants to the disability services field. If you have an interest in supporting children and adults with developmental disabilities and you would like to develop your skills this is the opportunity for you! Participants will receive comprehensive training and hands on experience.

GAETZ SOUTH F/T MEAT CUTTER F/T Bakery Production Full benefits, staff incentives. Apply within.

The requirements to participate in this program are a genuine interest in disability services, minimum age of 18 years old, High School Diploma or GED, and limited to no experience working with persons with developmental disabilities.

RAVEN TRUCK ACCESSORIES Has an opening for an INSTALLER POSITION, must be self-motivated, have strong leadership skills & be mechanically inclined. Fax 403-343-8864 or apply in person with resume to 7891-50 Ave. Red Deer

Participants will earn $14.70 per hour, 40 hrs. per week and be eligible for benefits after 6 months of full-time employment. We guarantee a full-time position (30 hrs. per week) with successful completion of the program.

Advocate Opportunities

Please forward cover letter & resume quoting comp #4943LMDF to: Parkland CLASS, Human Resources, 6010-45 ave. Red Deer, AB T4N 3M4 Fax 403-342-2677 email: Competition will remain open until we have filled all available seats in the program. Candidates will be required to provide a Criminal Record Check & Child Intervention Check

* Adults * Youths * Seniors * Carriers are Needed to Deliver Central Alberta Life afternoons & evenings one day per week

* Adults * Youths * Seniors * Carriers are Needed to Deliver Central Alberta Life afternoons & evenings one day per week

INNISFAIL SPRINGBROOK The papers arrive ready to deliver. NO COLLECTING!

The papers arrive ready to deliver.

Phone 403-314-4316


Phone 403-314-4316

************************** To order your own home or office delivery of the Red Deer Advocate Newspaper Phone our Circulation Department at 403-314-4300


SWAMPERS F/T needed immediately for a fast growing waste & recycling company. Heavy lifting involved (driver’s helper) position. Reliability essential. Own transportation required. Please email resumes to

To order your own home or office delivery of the Red Deer Advocate Newspaper Phone our Circulation Department at 403-314-4300


* Adults * Youths * Seniors *

3 days per week, no weekends

Carriers are Needed to Deliver Red Deer Express * Flyers * Sunday Life afternoons & evenings 3 days per week


ANDERS AREA Abbott Close/Allan St., Alexander Drive, Anquetel/Atlee Close

35 Street 37 Street 41 St. Cres 58 Ave. Welton Cres. Westpark Cres.

SUNNYBROOK AREA Springfield Ave. also Sherwood Cres. & Stirling Close

Adult Newspaper Carriers Needed For Early Morning Delivery of the

RED DEER ADVOCATE Six days per week. Delivery by 6:30 a.m. Papers arrive at your home and are ready to deliver.


VINYL SIDING / WINDOW / EAVSTROUGH CLEANING Package pricing. Free quotes. 403-506-4822



BLACK CAT CONCRETE Garage/patios/rv pads sidewalks/driveways Dean 403-505-2542


TAHNEE 392-0891 *BUSTY* INDEPENDENT w/own car

Handyman Services

Massage Therapy

International ladies

SIDING, Soffit, Fascia and custom cladding. Call Dean @ 403-302-9210.


HELPING HANDS Home Supports for Seniors. Est 1999. Cooking, cleaning, companionship. At home or facility. Call 403-346-7777 for information.

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

Moving & Storage



Now Open

Specials. 11 a.m.-3 a.m. Private back entry. 403-341-4445

RGround Disturbance R(ENFORM) D&C B.O.P. RD&C (LEL) #204, 7819 - 50 Ave. (across from Totem) (across from Rona North)



MOVING? Boxes? Appls. removal. 403-986-1315

Painters/ Decorators


JG PAINTING, 25 yrs. exp. MASSAGE ABOVE ALL Free Est. 403-872-8888 WALK-INS WELCOME 4709 Gaetz Ave. 346-1161 LAUREL TRUDGEON Residential Painting and VII MASSAGE Colour Consultations. 403-342-7801. #7,7464 Gaetz Ave.

Pampering at its BEST! Roofing 403-986-6686 Come in and see Eavestroughing why we are the talk RE-ROOFING Specialist Quality work at an of the town. EVESTROUGH / WINDOW affordable price. 10 yrs. CLEANING. 403-506-4822 exp. 403-350-7602


Moving & Storage



FENCES & DECKS 403-352-4034


ATT’N: Are you looking for help on small jobs around the house or renovate your bathroom, painting or flooring, or cutting small trees? Call James 403-341-0617


DALE’S Home Reno’s Free estimates for all your reno needs. 403-506-4301

Seniors’ Services

Property clean up 340-8666


BRIDGER Const. Ltd. Decks, reno’s, roofing, flooring. Free est. Call Geoff 403-302-8550 We’ll do it all...Free est. Call E.J. Construction Jim 403-358-8197 or







7 SHEETS OF GALVINIZED SIDING. 3’x10’ sheets. All for $50. SOLD



Office Supplies

LEXMARK fax/photocopier $20 403-346-0674 403-392-5657


OLDER 1 bdrm. smaller house, large lot, Penhold. $850/mo. 403-886-5342, 403-357-7817

Condos/ Townhouses


SEIBEL PROPERTY Ph: 403-304-7576 or 403-347-7545 6 locations in Red Deer ~ Halman Heights ~ Riverfront Estates ~ Westpark ~ Kitson Close ~ Kyte & Kelloway Cres. ~ Holmes St. S.D. $1000 Rent $1195 to $1445 3 bdrm. townhouses, 1.5 bath, 4 & 5 appls., blinds, lrg. balconies, absolutely no pets. N/S, no utils. incl. References required. SOUTHWOOD PARK 3110-47TH Avenue, 2 & 3 bdrm. townhouses, generously sized, 1 1/2 baths, fenced yards, full bsmts. 403-347-7473, Sorry no pets.

4 Plexes/ 6 Plexes


CLEARVIEW 3 bdrm. 4-Plex, 1.5 bath. 4 appls. Rent $1175. incl. sewer, water and garbage. D.D. $650. Avail. July 1. 403-304-5337

GLENDALE 2 Bdrm. 4-plex, 4 appls., $1125. incl. sewer, water & garbage. D.D. $650, Avail. July 1. 403-304-5337




2 BDRM. adult bldg, free laundry, very clean, quiet, lrg. suite, Avail July 1. $950/mo., S.D. $650. 403-304-5337

BEAUTIFUL 10 week old kittens. Variety of colours: Pink & white, orange, & grey tabby. Free to loving home. 403-782-3130

ADULT 2 BDRM. spacious suites 3 appls., heat/water incld., Oriole Park. Mike 403-350-1610 403-342-4923


AVAIL. IMMED. large 2 bdrm. in clean quiet adult building, near downtown Co-Op, no pets, 403-348-7445


Sporting Goods



Houses/ Duplexes

135 METAL woods, 3 to pitching wedge, graphite shafts, 2 doz. balls, 2 new gloves and 1 ball retriever $100 403-986-6497 EXERCISE BIKE, very good condition, $35; 403-348-5393 GOLF Clubs, set of right handed and set of left handed with carts. $30. each set. one extra cart $10. 403-347-5955 GOLF EQUIPMENT & POOL CUES at garage sale prices. 403-343-7430

Travel Packages


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

GLENDALE 2 bdrm. $850, D.D. $825, N/S, no pets, no partiers, avail July 1 403-346-1458 GLENDALE reno’d 2 bdrm. apartments, avail. immed, rent $875 403-596-6000 LARGE, 1 & 2 BDRM. SUITES. 25+, adults only n/s, no pets 403-346-7111


1 & 2 bdrm., Avail. immed. Adult bldg. N/S No pets 403-596-2444 Newly renovated bachelor, 1 & 2 bedroom suites available in central location. 1(888) 679-8031

SUNNYBROOK 2 bdrm. Water & heat incld, clean and quiet, great location, no pets. 403-346-6686




Farm Equipment


1 & 2 bdrm. adult building, N/S. No pets. 403-596-2444

Cottage/ Seasonal


TOP WAGES, BENEFITS. EXP’D. DRIVERS & SWAMPERS REQUIRED. MAPLE LEAF MOVING Call 403-347-8826 or fax Bow Rake, $5; 5 prong For Rent resume to: 403-314-1457. Cultivator, $5; dandelion Horses rake, $4; long handle FULLY furn. bdrm for rent spade, $7; drain spade, WANTED: all types of $500/$250. Male only. Employment $7; garden hoe, $5; lopper horses. Processing locally Call 403-396-2468. Training (Prunner) telescoping, $20; in Lacombe weekly. ROOM kitchen access, tamping-metal bar, $8; 7 403-651-5912 avail. June 20 343-0421 extension cords, various lengths, $5. ea; 2 power rake blades, 15”, $5; lawn Grain, Feed TRAINING CENTRE & soil sprayer (small), $4; Hay OILFIELD TICKETS Offices Industries #1 Choice! galvanized barrel lid, $5; “Low Cost” Quality Training square urethane garbage TIMOTHY & Brome square can, $4; chalk line & bales, great for horses, ap2000 SQ.FT. OFFICE, 403.341.4544 powder, $3; 3 PVC pipes 2 4836 51 Street. prox. 60 lbs. put up dry 24 Hours @3” & 1@4” diameter, 5’ Parking is avail. $1800/mo. and covered, $5/bale Toll Free 1.888.533.4544 lengths, $1 for all; box of Sylvan area. 403-887-2798 403-343-9300 RH2S Alive (ENFORM) garden clothes, $1 for all; RFirst Aid/CPR 2/3 bag of oil-dri (all purpose absorbent, $6. RConfined Space 403-314-2026 RWHMIS & TDG 278950A5

Call Classifieds 403-309-3300 VELOX EAVESTROUGH Cleaning & Repairs. Reasonable rates. 340-9368

Misc. for Sale


To Advertise Your Business or Service Here

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


RCA DVD PLAYER $25, JVC 6 disc stereo $50, PS1 w/7 games $60, 403-782-3847 X BOX w/30 games $150 403-782-3847







Misc. Services

Stereos TV's, VCRs


FOR RENT • 3000-3200 WANTED • 3250-3390

PRIVATE campground SW of Innisfail near Glennifer 15’ LAUREL LEAF WILLOW corral Lake, seasonal lots avail. 6-8’ NORTHWEST POPLAR RANCHMASTER gate width 16’, height 4’, 5 Jack 403-227-6866 & BROOK POPLAR rungs $60 403-782-7439 Beautiful trees. You dig. Please phone 403-302-1919 Rooms



Antiques, furniture and estates. 342-2514


Building Supplies





Garden Supplies





Now Offering Hotter, Cleaner BC Birch. All Types. P.U. / Delivery. Lyle 403-783-2275

Phone 403-314-4316

Household Furnishings

12 STRING FENDER GUITAR. Kirby St. & & Treadmill. 403-754-1978 Kennings Cres. 2 CUPBOARDS, one with shelves, $20, 1 w/doors MUSTANG ACRES and drawers $30, two area rugs $40/ea. 403-346-5745 MOBILE HOME 7 SHEETS OF GALVINIZED PARK SIDING. 3’x10’ sheets. All for $50. SOLD 69 Street & 63 Ave AIR purifier $20, Christmas deer (outside) w/lights $40; RIVERSIDE DVD/VCR player with MEADOWS surround sound $75, 403-340-0675 56 & 57 St. & 58A Ave. LAGOSTINA PRESSURE cooker, 7 L, stainless steel, new $146, sell for $80; Call Joanne braided nylon rug, 36”x 403-314-4308 43”, $10; sofa & chair cover, both for $5; 5 white for more info plastic butter buckets w/lids, $2 ea.; 13 pint jars w/lids, all for $4; double bed size blanket, $4; 1 light truck tire P255/70R16 Goodyear Wrangler, $10; 6 tree stakes, about 3.5’ long, all for $6. 403-314-2026 CLASSIFICATIONS LARGE reel to reel stereo tape deck $100, stereo 1500-1990 mixing console $50, double cassette deck $10, Harman/Kardon disc player $20 403-346-6539 Bicycles PORTABLE AIR CONDITIONER 24” COLUMBIA 18 Speed, 14000 BTU. Very good cond. $40. Paid $600, Asking $200 obo. 26” RENEGADE 15 403-347-6466 Speed, $40. 403-346-0674 or 392-5657







To order your own home or office delivery of the Red Deer Advocate Newspaper Phone our Circulation Department at 403-314-4300

Call Prodie @ 403- 314-4301 for more info **********************

Gillespie & Gee St. also Gunn St. & Goodacre Cl.


36 Street 38 St. Close 57A Ave. Warwick Drive Wiltshire Pl. Wiltshire Dr.

Phone 403-314-4316 **************************

LANCASTER AREA Lamont Close also Lund Close also Lister St./Lockwood Ave. also Landry & Lawson Close VANIER AREA Voisin Close/Viscount Drive, Vanier Drive/Volk Place


1997 SKIDSTEER Case 1840, only 3300 hrs. THE RED DEER PUBLIC $15,500. 587-679-1000 SCHOOL DISTRICT Invites applications for the position of: EquipmentHEAD CARETAKER Heavy Location: Eastview Middle School Start Date: To be determined TRAILERS for sale or rent Job site, office, well site or Regular Work storage. Skidded or Days: Monday - Friday wheeled. Call 347-7721. Regular Work Hours: To Be Determined. Team Cleaning Concept Required, knowledge, Tools education, abilities and skills are as per the Job Description (available from CRAFTSMAN mitre saw $60 403-782-3847 Human Resources). Pay rate is per the current collective agreement with C.U.P.E. Local 1012. For Firewood more information about the Red Deer Public School AFFORDABLE District, visit our web site at: Deadline Homestead Firewood for applications will be Noon Spruce & Pine - Split on June 17, 2014. 7 days/wk. 403-304-6472 Application forms may be LOGS forwarded to 4747-53 Street, Semi loads of pine, spruce, Red Deer, AB T4N 2E6. tamarack, poplar. Fax: 403-342-3780 or Price depends on location. email: humanresources Lil Mule Logging 403-318-4346




Advocate Opportunities


Window Cleaning


WINDOW CLEANING outside/inside. Free quotes. 403-506-4822

Yard Care


JUNK/TREE REMOVAL, Yard/Care 403-358-1614

ROTOTILLING, power raking, aerating & grass cutting. Reasonable rates. 403-341-4745

Advocate Opportunities ADULT CARRIERS NEEDED For morning delivery of the ADVOCATE Delivery by 6:30 a.m. 6 days/week in: GLENDALE

UPPER FAIRVIEW Call Joanne 403-314-4308 for more info

SIDEWALK blocks and riding lawn mower, offers 403-392-7261

Health & Beauty


WHEEL CHAIR, Jet 3 electric, new batteries, serviced. Asking $2000. 403-348-1109

Household Appliances


19 CU. FT. fridge, bottom freezer $200 obo 403-748-4234 DEEP FREEZE, 10 cu. ft. $75. 403-347-5955

Household Furnishings


ANTIQUE OAK claw foot round pedestal table with 4 chairs, very good cond. $1500 o.b.o.; oak desk, $100 o.b.o.; daybed with futon, $150 o.b.o. 403-396-5516

Open House Directory

Tour These Fine Homes SE Red Deer


#2 Ardell Close $649,000 3 Bed/3 Bath; new hardwood & lino, main floor laundry, family room & OPEN HOUSE games area and under Sat. 7th & Sun. 8th, 1-4 pm floor heat, bonus room 61 Lakeview Court, Summer over the 21 x 24 garage, Village of Whitesands huge yard on fringe of Help-U-Sell RD 403-342-7355 park, RV parking, fenced. OPEN HOUSE PLACE an ad in Central 2-4 Sat. June 7. Alber ta LIFE and reach Margaret Comeau RE/MAX 403.391.3399 over 100,000 potential buyers. 309-3300.

BED, single with all bedding, $75; love seat, $35. 403-348-5393 COFFEE table, octagon with 2 end tables, glass tops. $75.; Chesterfield, flowered pastels, $100. good cond. Best offer on both. 403-304-9813 FUTON black tubular frame w/mattress, 2 matching cushions size 80”L x 45”W like new $200 403-314-2026



Misc. Help

D8 RED DEER ADVOCATE Saturday, June 7, 2014 y,

Storage Space


Condos/ Townhouses


KING OF THE ROAD RV STORAGE, 24hr video security, pavement to site, on hwy. 2, 10 mi. North of Red Deer, pull-throughs avail. 403-782-7775

EXCLUSIVE LUXURY RIVERFRONT CONDOS FOR SALE in Downtown Red Deer. Call Renee at 403-314-1687 for Inquiries.


1000 sq.ft. 2 bdrm., 2 bath. $192,000. 403-588-2550

Mobile Lot


PADS $450/mo. Brand new park in Lacombe. Spec Mobiles. 3 Bdrm., 2 bath. As Low as $75,000. Down payment $4000. Call at anytime. 403-588-8820


Lots For Sale


Pinnacle Estates

(Blackfalds) You build or bring your own builder. Terms avail. 403-304-5555

Investment Opportunities



1977 750 HONDA $500 403-347-1563




Caroline 4 Plexes for Sale Excellent Investment; Cash Flowing 403-615-1316

2007 Dutchman Express 26’ Class C 12,800 Miles Slide, Generator, Air,V10, $40,000 403 782 4207





Priced under appraised value for quick sale! Open inviting Áoor plan. 4 bdrm, 3 bath. $342,900.


Realtors & Services


Automotive Services



1995 PINNACLE 32’ ready for the road, offers 403-986-2004 1988 23’ TIOGHA 464 Ford motor, $6900, exc. cond. 403-505-9446

3 Bdrm. condo on south hill. Great investment or starter. $158,900.



Call GORD ING at RE/MAX real estate central alberta 403-341-9995

Houses For Sale


2012 CHEV, 4x4, loaded, $23,300. 403-391-9662

Antique & Classic Autos

1973 MERCEDES 450 SLC. Call 403-877-0350



Acreage with art studio awaiting your imagination. 3.09 acres of lush trees and 2 homes. $549,900

Laebon Homes 346-7273

You can save thousands! Helping sellers sell for a low set fee. No advance fee. Money back guarantee.

Fully developed Lancaster bungalow! 5 bdrm., 3 bath. Dbl. garage. $398,900

Penhold new home. Best buy! 2 bdrm, 2 bath, 6 appls Upgrades. $294,900.

2007 VW City Golf. Blue, heated seats, winter tires, 205,000 km. $5500. 403-782-5617 2007 FORD Fusion SEL V6 AWD Auto, Exc. Condition. Leather Seats, Moon Roof, 6-CD. 132,460 km, Beautiful views overlooking Non-smoking, 1 owner. scenic river valley. Only 6 miles $9,450. obo. 403-342-4937 from Red Deer on pavement. 2003 DODGE Neon loaded $254,000. safetied 403-352-6995

HELP-U-SELL OF RED DEER 403-342-7355


5 Bdrm, 3 bath, Oversized heated garage. Covered deck. Beautiful 1 acre lot in Westridge Estates in Poplar Ridge area. $649,900. 403-340-0813

1994 Chrysler Intrepid 4 dr. Red, clean. 126,000 km 348-2999



RED’S AUTO. Free scrap vehicle & metal removal. We travel. May pay cash for vehicle. AMVIC APPROVED. 403-396-7519

Misc. Automotive


FREE removal of scrap vehicles. Will pay cash for some. 403-304-7585




Estate of

Locally owned and family operated



2003 BUICK Rendezvous, AWD, 115,000 km. All black leather, p.heated seats, 7 pass., DVD in back, new glass/ tires. $5900. 403-505-3113



MULTI-USE commercial/ residential, 2 large suites with separate shop & yard. $549,900. Help-U-Sell Red Deer 403-342-7355


2014 GMC, S/B, loaded, Z71, $36,300. 587-679-1000


Lot #86 Hendrickson Bay, Sylvan Lake. Only lot avail. 5 min. drive from lake. $139,900. 11.25 m front, 35.78 m side, 29.63 m back. Pie shape. 780-238-6608


2009 RANGER XLT 4x4, 70,000 kms., exc. shape, $12,900. trades cons. 403-598-0682

Lake front lots for full ownership titles & season lot rentals. Cheapest in the area, $3000. Call 306-402-7776


2008 AVALANCHE, leather Z71, $16,400. 403-391-9662

2004 CHEVY SILVERADO For Sale or Lease - 2 2500HD 195K REBUILT Buildings Locations: 5010 TRANNY LOTS EXTRAS 45th Avenue, Rimbey, AB $8300.OBO 403-352-6457 5020 45th Ave.Rimbey, AB • Excess of 3,000 1988 CHEV Sierra, 1/2 ton very clean. 403-318-3040 square feet each • 1 building is set up primarily for ofÀces with a Vans smaller wash bay. The other building is set up Buses for ofÀces and a large bay area. • Lots of parking • Outside storage area is fully fenced • Suitable for small rental businesses, oilÀeld ofÀces, plumbing shop, electrical shop, safety 2003 WINDSTAR LX, fully business etc. loaded, very good cond. For inquiries, please call $3500. 403-755-2867 Rob or Ev at 403-845-3226


HELP-U-SELL OF RED DEER 403-342-7355



Buildings For Sale

Super Clean 3 bdrm! Many upgrades, fully developed. $298,900. 403-346-8563

Vehicles Wanted To Buy

1979 MOBILE home, 14x70, 3 bedrooms with addition, newly renovated, newer appliances including washer and dryer, on large rented lot in Blackfalds. $35,000.00 obo. Ph. 403-505-6697

2013 GMC 2500 HD 4x4, 36,000 kms., Duramax $43,700. 587-679-1000

New walkout in Penhold! 2 bdrm, 2 Bath, 6 appls. Upgrades. $298,900.



Legal suite! 2 bdrm up, 2 bdrm suite down. Fully rented. $295,000.

Mature Morrisroe lot with an exceptional home in a great location. Dbl garage. $369,900. 403-877-9470

Auto Wreckers


Cottages/Resort Property

Perfect family home! Springbrookl. 5 bdrm, 2 bath $318,900. 403-573-1092

2003 HONDA 450, 4x4 $3800. obo 587-679-1000

Public Notices

Manufactured Homes

Income Property

Move in ready home in Ponoka. Huge yard with Double garage and RV parking. $279,900

Presidential candidate escapes assassination attempt AFGHANISTAN

RED’S AUTO. Free Scrap Vehicle & Metal Removal. AMVIC APPROVED. We travel. May pay cash for vehicle. 403-396-7519

Buffalo Lake. 3/4 acre with lake views, 4 bdrm, 3 bath. $324,900. 403-741-6190



2012 FORD Focus titanium hatchback, private sale, no GST, lots of options/warranty to 2018, $14,250 obo 403-227-5123 2008 LINCOLN MKZ 87,000 kms, white, 1 driver, selling due to illness $14,500 403-783-2805

NEW HOMES by Mason Martin Homes Kyle, 403-588-2550

New Home. 1335 sq.ft. bi-level, 24x23 att. garage. 403-588-2550



Afghan security personnel stand at the site of suicide attack that struck the convoy of presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday. The Afghan Interior Ministry says a suicide bomber and a roadside bomb struck the convoy as it left a campaign event at a wedding hall in the capital Kabul, killing several civilians but leaving the candidate himself unharmed.



1217 sq.ft. duplex. 4 bdrm., $191,900. 403-588-2550

2009 AEROLITE Dutchmen, rear slide, dbl. bunks, queen bed, A/C, couch, table, awning. $16,900 obo. 403-347-5947



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


Holiday Trailers



A MUST SEE For the Growing Family Don’t Miss out, 1 only 3 bdrm. 2.5 baths, Many upgrades, front att. garage. $372,000 incl. GST, legal fee, appls. pkg. Lloyd Fiddler 403-391-9294

2002 FORD Dynamax (B Plus) 25’, 25,000 mi. A1 cond., E450, V10, 4 kw Ohan gen. loaded. $32,500. 587-876-2308

who died on April 17th, 2014. If you have a claim against this estate, you must file your claim by July 7th, 2014. With: Klaus G. Ruschin, Barrister and Solicitor. At: #201, 5005 Gaetz Avenue, Red Deer, Alberta, T4N 4B2 and provide details of you claim. If you do not file by the date above, the estate property can lawfully be distributed without regard to any claim you may have.

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KABUL, Afghanistan — The leading presidential candidate defiantly vowed to press ahead with his campaign after narrowly escaping an assassination attempt Friday that underscored Afghanistan’s fragility as it prepares for its first democratic transfer of power and the withdrawal of foreign combat troops. Two bombs struck Abdullah Abdullah’s convoy as it was travelling between campaign events in the capital. The candidate was unharmed but it was a close call. At least 10 people, including three in his entourage, were killed and dozens were wounded in the attack, which heavily damaged the front of Abdullah’s armoured car, destroyed several vehicles and storefronts and left the street littered with twisted metal and other rubble. “The aim of this incident is to create fear and anxiety among the people and prevent them from deciding their own destiny,” Abdullah, 53, calmly told a rally at a Kabul hotel. “We will continue with our election campaign as usual, and no one can separate us from our people with these types of plots.” Although there was no immediate claim of responsibility, the bombings bore the hallmarks of Taliban militants who have vowed to disrupt the election as part of their fight against the Western-backed government. The bombings happened eight days before a runoff in which Afghans are to choose a new leader to replace outgoing President Hamid Karzai. The Taliban have staged a series of highprofile attacks this year, though the first round of voting on April 5 was relatively peaceful. The attempt on Abdullah’s life appeared to be the first direct attack on a candidate, as earlier ones targeted only campaign offices and workers. If one of the candidates were to die, that would have huge implications not only for Afghanistan’s stability but for the Obama administration’s hopes for a signed security agreement in time to make prepara-

tions for keeping about 10,000 U.S. troops in the country for another two years. The Afghan constitution says new elections must be held in the event of a candidate’s death. Karzai condemned the bombings, saying they were staged by “enemies of Afghanistan who don’t want free elections.” Abdullah had just addressed a rally at a wedding hall and was heading toward a campaign event at the Intercontinental Hotel when his convoy was hit along a street in a commercial area of western Kabul. The attack took place about noon, when many Afghans were indoors for Friday prayers. Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said a suicide bombing was followed by a roadside bomb. But Gul Agha Hashim, Kabul’s criminal investigation chief, said the first blast was carried out by a suicide bomber on foot and the second by a suicide car bomber. Health Minister Suraya Dalil told The Associated Press that 10 people were killed and 37 wounded. Three of those killed were a driver and two were bodyguards in another car in Abdullah’s convoy, according to Fazel Sangcharaki, a spokesman for the candidate. A former Afghan foreign minister, Abdullah was the runner-up in the disputed presidential elections of 2009 and hopes again now to succeed Karzai, who is constitutionally barred from seeking a third term. Abdullah is the front-runner for the June 14 runoff, facing former Finance Minister Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai. In the initial balloting, he garnered 45 per cent of votes while Ahmadzai came in second with 31.6 per cent. Former presidential candidate Zalmai Rassoul, who is now supporting Abdullah, also was in the car with Abdullah on Friday but was not injured. Abdullah — who is half Pashtun and half Tajik — has a strong following among ethnic Tajiks but has sought to broaden his support base by choosing a well-known leader of the minority ethnic Hazara group and a Pashtun leader of the powerful Hezbi-Islami group as vice-presidential candidates.

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BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea says it has detained an American tourist for committing an unspecified crime, the third U.S. citizen being held there. The state Korean Central News Agency said authorities were investigating him for committing acts inconsistent with the purpose of a tourist visit. It did not give details. “American citizen Jeffrey Edward Fowle entered the DPRK as a tourist on April 29 and acted in violation of the DPRK law, contrary to the purpose of tourism during his stay,” KCNA reported, referring to the country’s official name, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. The U.S. State Department confirmed an American was detained, but did not identify the person or provide details for privacy reasons. “We are aware that a U.S. citizen has been detained in North Korea. This is the third U.S. citizen that has been detained in North Korea,” spokeswoman Marie Harf told reporters in Washington. She added there’s “no greater priority for us than the welfare and safety of U.S. citizens abroad.” Harf did not say whether Sweden, which handles consular matters for Americans in North Korea, had been granted access to the American.

She said the department has a warning against travel to North Korea and that being part of a tour group will not prevent a possible arrest. Timothy Tepe, an attorney who is acting as a spokesman for the family of Jeffrey Edward Fowle, confirmed that North Korea detained Fowle, 56, who is married with three children and has a home in Miamisburg in southwest Ohio. Tepe said the family would issue a statement on Monday and not comment until then, “given the sensitive nature of Jeff’s situation.” “This is a very fluid situation that has just come to light and they need time to process it,” Tepe said. Tepe said Fowle was not on a mission for his church, Urbancrest Baptist Church in Lebanon, Ohio, and that he was just visiting North Korea as a tourist. Mark Edward Howard, who attends Fowle’s church, described him as “a very good Christian father, a very loving father to his children.” He said that Fowle’s wife, Tatyana Fowle, 40, is a Russian immigrant with limited English, and that Jeff Fowle always stayed close to her side in case she needed a translation. In a statement, U.S. Rep. Michael Turner, a Dayton, Ohio Republican, said he was “deeply troubled by the detainment of American and Miamisburg resident Jeffery Edward Fowle, by the authoritarian government of North Korea.”




Husband not affectionate after cancer diagnosis Dear Annie: My husband and I are both in our 60s and have had a mutually loving and enjoyable sex life. We were intimate once or twice a week. Until now. “Bill” recently was diagnosed with prostate cancer, and we have elected to do nothing aggressive. The doctor MITCHELL suggested “du& SUGAR tiful watching.” Bill has some erectile dysfunction, and so he has all but eliminated sex from our bedroom. What used to be once a week is now less than once a month. All I need is the cuddling we used to have and the touching and caressing. But I can barely get him to hold my hand.


Sometimes, I wake up during the night and find that Bill is also awake. But he won’t respond to my sweet caresses. Bill refuses to talk about it. How do I assure him that I love him from the inside out? I don’t care if we don’t have sex. I just want the affection he used to show. — Sleepless in Seattle Dear Seattle: So many of our readers have this same problem: Their spouses withhold affection because they fear it could lead to an expectation of sex. But lack of affection only makes one’s partner feel unloved and unwanted. Men who suffer from erectile dysfunction often feel stressed about their sexual performance. And undoubtedly, the prostate cancer is weighing heavily on Bill’s mind. According to the American Cancer Society (, survivors and their wives have greater success reviving their sex lives when they go through couples therapy (online or in person). Please suggest it to Bill. Dear Annie: I need to get this off my chest. I am stunned at the number of

events to which my husband and I are invited by folks who live in the same town but who have never once had the courtesy to offer a drink or a meal that didn’t involve our bringing a gift. These “friends” ought to ask themselves, before issuing an invitation, whether they have ever welcomed us into their homes for so much as a cup of coffee. Right now, we are being inundated with graduation invitations and announcements, and we are putting down our collective foot. Obviously, these people think our pockets are deep and that we are unaware of how insulting this is. — Jaded and Voting with Our Wallets Dear Jaded: We understand your aggravation at being invited to events for people to whom you are only marginally connected. When invited to a graduation (or sent an announcement), your only obligation is to send a card of congratulations. Anything further is up to you. Dear Annie: I read the letter from “No Free Lunch,” who doesn’t like it when people come into her restaurant

with their own food. I am a diabetic on a very strict diet for weight loss and blood-sugar control. When my friends want to have a meal in a place that does not have a menu conducive to my diet needs, I will get my food elsewhere and meet them at their restaurant of choice to share a table and fellowship. Perhaps this is rude to the owners, but the only alternative is to take our business to a restaurant that will cater to my dietary needs. I think the restaurant owner first needs to see whether the person is actually freeloading and taking up valuable space, or just trying to share a table with legitimate customers. When I go into a restaurant that has hostile signs posted, it turns me off and I am less likely to return there. It does not create an inviting atmosphere. — Just Saying Please email your questions to, or write to: Annie’s Mailbox, c/o Creators Syndicate, 737 3rd Street, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254.

HOROSCOPES Saturday, June 7 mark a time when past lovers will come into your CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DATE: Tom life to clarify some issues that perhaps were not adJones, 73; Prince, 55; L.A. Reid, 57 dressed the first time around. THOUGHT OF THE DAY: Mercury will station Business relationships will be at a standstill, and turn retrograde today. This will mark a time Do not get irritated and just try to rationalize all when things will slow down and delays will hapthoughts towards a positive outcome. pen. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You might try You have to re-think, review, and and provoke others into action. re-address tasks till July 2, 2014. Perhaps that is not the best opKeep as calm as you can, as tion for now. News from abroad will there is a tendency to over react alter plans that you have and this will emotionally now. This is because the be instigated by others being misinenergy wants you to go over past formed, and / or poor communicaissues to find a solution, but today tion. will mark a time of pause and it can Get your point across, but not become very frustrating when there forcefully. is no progress. Take a breather and AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): relax now. Your daily life and work will slow HAPPY BIRTHDAY: If today if down. It could be directly linked to your birthday, this will mark a year your trying to find a deep connection when you will apply past thoughts on with your work again. Perhaps there LARISA MAIRA how to increase your financial situais a lovers quarrel that is creating OZOLINS tion. Perhaps you will buy a car that disharmony for you now. Find your youíve always wanted or some other true voice during this mercury retromoveable possession. This will be grade cycle. a slower one for you, but one that PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): will create circumstances for you personally for the Romantic interests might be instigating a change in years to come. Take action towards the positive your personal expression. this year! Friends might be the root cause of some frusARIES (March 21-April 19): Mercury retrotrations today. grade will herald in changes with home life and with Listen to your family members-they are guiding your family. Perhaps there is a deeper analysis of you in the proper direction. Re-evaluate what your your roots and soul that will need to be addressed soul wants in this life! now. Do not get into an argument today. Take the high ground when dealing with work colleagues! Sunday June 8 TAURUS (April 20-May 20): You will be startCELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DATE: Joan ing a cycle of rethinking your work, health, and daily Rivers, 80; Jerry Stiller, 86; Keenen Ivory Wayans, routine. Who are you working with that is creating 55 some brief irritability in your daily life? THOUGHT OF THE DAY: Intense interactions Try to observe and focus on power struggle with those in the public, perhaps even your boss snow to relieve that imbalanced relationship. will allow for truth to emerge. GEMINI (May 21-June 20): There is a serious You will be feeling quite good about the news re-think of creative projects or perhaps romantic that arrives today, although, it can be brought about situations. Today will start a cycle of looking back very suddenly. over that area of your life to improve on it. This There will be emotional excitement today that might lead you to provoke actions from them. Relax will leave you feeling very optimistic about your and try a diplomatic approach to all relations now. future within the company you work for, with your CANCER (June 21-July 22): Today will be one spouse, or simply with others in general. of those slow days. If you meet a romantic interest today, it will be I would not suspect that much will be done tothe start of a passionate affair! day. Also, there will be a need to deal with irritability HAPPY BIRTHDAY: If today if your birthday, at home now. then this year will highlight good cheer and exciteOthers in your life, such as your spouse and ment for you. work colleagues, will act a bit unruly and try to proThere is a rethink towards finances — money voke a response from you. will come from unknown sources. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): This will mark the beFind one cause worth giving money to this year. ginning of some serious thinking about your fiAllow for slow progress towards increased vitality nances and ambitions. Go over old strategies to and a rewarding daily work life. improve on them. Contact old work colleagues and Focus on baby steps towards you goals in that network. They might come back into the picture area, as it will not happen overnight. now to help you clarify just what your values and ARIES (March 21-April 19): There is great dreams truly are. potential for you to make good money from your VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Today will mark career today. a time when there will be a definite pause in work Perhaps there is a promotion, or you have reand for yourself personally. ceived a job offer and the pay is very good. You will soon re-address your public presentaOptimism and joy will be shared with family tion and how you have fun. Is it in line with your members and you will fill with a good sense of balaspirations and dreams now? Romantic relations ance. will provoke change in those areas. TAURUS (April 20-May 20): If you are single, LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): There will be a need there is wonderful potential for you to meet a forto review and re-address, perhaps learn more, for eigner for whom you will have a strong attraction. your career now. This meeting might leave you feeling a little Today will mark a time when others will provoke emotionally shocked, but all in all, it will be a great you into action and not in the most pleasant way. day and this meeting will bring much joy for you! It can be a slightly irritable day for you —relax and GEMINI (May 21-June 20): There will be an take a breather whenever you can. intense meeting for a potential intimate relationship SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Your beliefs are today. in question today. This could rattle your equilibrium today, but Also, some job offer can be coming back for soon you will see that is what is needed in your life. you now, especially in foreign lands. Old business It will inspire you to have more fun in life and will partners can offer you some much needed wisdom, lead to greater confidence on your part. so do not become frustrated. CANCER (June 21-July 22): Family members The energy of today is re-addressing previous will have you feeling especially joyous today! notions. There is great potential for you to meet with SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Today will your destiny today.


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The more you engage with this new circumstance, the more balanced you’ll feel. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Today will offer you sudden advancement with your finances. Perhaps there is a new job opportunity presenting itself. Take it; it will lead you towards your wishes. The sooner you let go of your fears, the better able you are to make your wildest dreams come true! CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You are feeling very confident these days. You have the ability to pursue leisure time as you wish, and today will offer you greater opportunity for just that. Perhaps someone at work will offer you tickets to a show, or will invite you to attend a wonderful event! AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): A new perspective will come into light that will offer you a different view on what home life should be. Sudden interactions with foreigners will leave you feeling quite good about yourself on a deeper level. This joy will spill over into your work and health regime. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Intense interactions with friends will leave you feeling a little uneasy today. Do not let that be the end all. There are greater possibilities to see their point of view today; you will finally see their perspective on intimacy and closeness. Larisa Maira Ozolins is an internationally syndicated astrologer and columnist. Her column appears daily in the Advocate.

EDMONTON ESKIMO FOOTBALL CLUB JULY 11 ENJOY A NIGHT VS WITH THE ESKIMOS. The Red Deer Advocate in partnership rtnership with the Edmonton Eskimos and Frontier Bus Lines is taking a couple of luxury motorcoaches to an Eskimos game, and you could be on one. Space is limited so order your tickets


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Although, it can be a bit of sudden unstable energy, it will be well worth exploring the new options available to you now. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): There is a wonderful opportunity for you to excel on a professional level. This will require you to take a new perspective on your public life. You will be feeling great and the further you move towards this new venture, the more you know you are on the right path! VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You will be surprised by your sweetheart today. There is a potential for you to see them in a new light. An argument might ensue about differences of perspectives on life, but you will see that you do share the same values. It will lead to greater awareness of each other’s strengths. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Deeper bonds will be made with existing relationships, either business or with your spouse. This will come about from a sudden response from them and will leave you a bit uneasy, but soon it will be proving to be just what that relationship needed to get a new boost of energy. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Sudden realization about others in your life will leave you seeking to create a bit more balance with your work, health, and basic daily life. This new perspective will leave you feeling blessed.

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