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Vol. LXI, No. 16

Country Edition 56 pages, City Edition 40 Pages

March 12, 2013

Always better – always better read Inside Special Occasions Page 8 Entertainment and Dining Pages 10 to 12 Finance Page 18 Obituaries Pages 18 and 19 On-the-Road and Auto Classifieds Pages 24 to 30 Classifieds Pages 32 to 38

News Features

Photo by Ron Piger

City council tables third reading of redistricting bylaw. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Tender awarded for Bawlf School . . . . . . . . . . . 5 About Time Productions’ newest musical starts Friday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Kodiaks take on Mustangs in first round of playoffs. . . . . . . 39

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Gordon and Betty Lohner, along with fellow members of the Camrose Camera Club, have been busy with their cameras. Each year, the group cumulatively takes tens of thousands of photographs, in the common quest to become better amateur photographers. At monthly meetings, dedicated to hands-on learning, skills are refined and new photography skills are learned. Every spring the Camrose Camera Club hosts a lively presentation which features the very best work of club members.

Spectacular 2013 will be held March 22 and 23, 2013. The audio video presentation, open to the public, offers a glimpse of the tremendous talent found in our community in the photography hobby. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. on Friday and the digital projection presentation starts at 7:00 p.m. On Saturday the doors open at 1:30 p.m., with the digital presentation starting thirty minutes later. Club headquarters is inside the Camrose Arts Society doors, which is located on the west side of Wild Rose Co-op grocery store in City Centre Camrose.

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FOR SALE The Teletubbies, a group of 35 three-year-olds, will be out to steal the show when the Camrose Skating Club conducts its annual ice show, The British Invasion, at the EnCana Arena March 23. Members of the Teletubbies who got together for a photo Feb. 21 are: (left to right, front) Madden Cleveland, Mia Zylka, Makenzie Rideout, Noah Galenza, Seth Tkaczyk, (second row) Addison Ross, Emma Searle, Taiden Sarasim, Sydney Carlsen, Nova Belcher, Wyatt Battrum, Juliana Fowler, (back) Mayson Foss, Parker Prusko and Seth Dewald. The British Invasion ice show will feature all 200 of the Camrose Skating Club's members, who range in age from three to adult. Making a guest appearance will be eight-time British Men's skating campion Steven Cousins.

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Meet twice a week for one and one half hours for four weeks. A total of 12 hours of instruction. These lessons focus on how the golf swing should “feel” instead of on ball flight. Reinforces the muscle memory required to build a powerful repetitive swing. Each session begins with complete stretching of the muscles followed by drills to train and condition your body. The lessons are taught in progression, with more emphasis on setup and takeaway early on, moving into the full swing by the end of the classes. BILL PENNY – C.P.G.A. Master Golf Professional has been teaching Maximum Golf since the mid-’80s to over 2,500 students. Now available to the Camrose golfing community.

Sessions start Monday, April 8: Monday and Wednesday Evenings (four consecutive weeks) 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Location: St. Patrick School, 4816-53 Avenue Cost: $185.00 includes GST (Note: $165.00 to all repeat students)

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The new provincial budget strikes a blow to the viability of communities across Alberta. With a $24 billion infrastructure deficit already dogging communities, funding cuts will make it impossible for municipalities to fix core infrastructure, deliver the services citizens expect and address increasing growth pressures.

Unless a solution that ensures long-term stable and predictable funding can be found, resources will continue to fall short of meeting the needs of citizens in critical areas such as fixing potholes and sidewalks and addressing water and sewage challenges. “Accelerating the review of municipalities’ constitution,


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the Municipal Government Act (MGA), is not just important but vital to ensuring long-term funding solutions are found,” says North Darling, AUMA’s vice -president. “As part of this critical review, we must include taxation reform so that communities are not dependent upon provincial handouts to meet their core responsibilities.”

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Centra Cam conducts annual Bowl-a-Thon Right, bowler Curtis Mandrusiak gets ready to release a shot down the middle of the lane. Left, Bowl-a-thon organizer David Tanton takes a break from the paperwork to focus on a game at Tabb Lanes on March 8. Bottom, the Scotiabank team of keglers challenged other banks to match their fundraising and lane skills. Photos by Murray Green, Camrose Booster

City council tables third reading of redistricting bylaw By Dan Jensen

City council has tabled until June 17 a bylaw to redistrict a pair of lots at 3505- and 3605-50 Street from R2-R2L single family residential district to I institutional district. The tabling will give City administration time to prepare a report for council consideration. The first would outline the amount of time required to complete an area redevelopment plan or concept plan for area constrained by the two railroad lines and the ring road. The other, to be undertaken in consolidation with the applicant for redistricting and the concerned citizens who are opposed to it, would outline the identified concerns by the redistricting applicant and its validity with respect to the land use bylaw and other legislation. "I am opposed to defeating the motion (to give third reading to the bylaw) outright at this point," said Councillor Greg Wood in his Feb. 19 motion to table. "I think this keeps enough pressure on everyone to have some dialogue." Reasons for redistricting

The application for redistricting was submitted by the Catholic Archdiocese for the purpose of building a church on the property. Churches are permitted uses in an institutional district, but a discretionary use in the existing residential district. "The applicant has advised that construction of the church may not come to fruition for possibly five to ten years and they

would like certainty of being able to use the lands for a church at this time prior to finalizing their offer to purchase these lands," said a report prepared for council by City director of planning and development services Jeff Laurien. Council gave second reading to the redistricting bylaw during a December 3 meeting with the stipulation that a caveat be registered against the lots for a ten-year period to ensure that if a church is not built on the property that the rezoning would revert back to single family residential. Council also at the meeting granted Gary Cunningham an opportunity to present concerns regarding the redistricting and the church at its Feb. 19 meeting. Presentation

Making the presentation on behalf of Cunningham was Marcus Paterson, from ISL Engineering and Land Services, who submitted a number of reasons that council should defeat third reading. Paterson's first point was that the current application to redistrict is an effort to secure certainty for the applicant without providing any certainty to the community, adjacent neighbours or council. He said that other, more appropriate alternatives exist that would provide the certainty and elimination of the risk sought by all the stakeholders involved, and that the use of a caveat does not provide long term security. "Redesignation as proposed

by this application could allow any of the permitted (institutional) uses to be developed with no options for input on discussion. "Much can change in five to seven years." Paterson's second point was that the statutory municipal development plan (MDP) policies stipulate considerations specific to institutional areas that may not have been followed with the application. According to him, an amendment to the MDP, supported by a concept plan, is required for new major institutions over 1.2 hectares (three acres in size). Paterson further noted that significant new development proposals in the built up area may be required to submit a context analysis and undertake a community and consultation program to ensure that new development is coordinated with adjacent buildings and the neighbourhood context in accordance with municipal goals and policies. "Major institutions significantly impact surrounding communities. A church on this scale on a site this large is a major institution." Paterson's third point was that the current proposal lacks sensitivity to the adjacent properties and the surrounding area, and that concerns such as transportation, servicing, pedestrian mobility, compatibility of use, population density, sustainable land use and future connections would be best addressed by a

concept plan or area structure plan. Paterson said there are better alternatives to achieve the outcomes for which every party is looking. "We are looking to ensure there has been proper engagement and meaningful conversation, we are looking for certainty both for the church and for the community. If we are talking about the risk, if development happens two, five, seven or ten years down the road, what is going to happen? What does that open the door to if plans change or things fall through? What are the risks the community and the city are taking on to enable this land purchase?" Paterson questioned whether the applicant has given enough consideration to the context of the development and how it would disrupt the lifestyle to which the residents have become accustomed. "Part of the conversation we have had with our clients is that it has been a difficult struggle to get information from the church. We specifically called the architect and asked if we could have a conversation. The architect has said that he has been instructed not to speak to us, so it has been a challenge." Not set in stone

St. Francis Xavier building committee chair Keith Elliott reported that none of the concept designs that have been requested by the planning department have been set in stone, and that a computer generated report show-

ing shadows generated by the church buildings are based on the amount of sunlight on the shortest day of the year. Elliott also noted that the church committee has had discussions with the neighbours on two separate locations, including once at an open house. "We have had a consultation. We were not under the impression this was to become a negotiation between us and the neighbours. We were under the impression that it was a matter of city redesign, following city policies and procedures that were laid out. We have done what we were supposed to do and felt that was enough." Elliott said to compare the church development to the ongoing Augustana development is a stretch. "We are not going that big. We are going to build a church on that site. A large part of the land has to be used for parking because of City demands for parking for a church." Appeal process

Laurien explained that if the planning department approves the church application for development, there would still be an appeal process available to anyone who feels aggrieved by the decision. "They (the church) would still have to go through the development permit application regardless of the zoning for the property and any decision made by the planning department could still be appealed to the subdivision appeal board. Continued on page 10

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Tender awarded for Bawlf school Diane Hutchinson, Communications, Battle River School Division

The construction tender for a new school in Bawlf has now been awarded. The project to replace the entire Bawlf School, which was announced and granted funding from the provincial government in the spring of 2011, after Battle River School Division requested funding assistance to upgrade the building’s mechanical and electrical systems, is being overseen by Alberta Infrastructure. The project has moved through the consultation and architectural design phases and now the firm of Aman Builders has been awarded the construction contract. The new school will have a similar capacity to the existing site, but be designed on one level, with updated systems and flexible spaces for student learning. The school will be energy efficient and LEEDS certified. Groundbreaking is expected to take place in a few weeks, with a tentative completion date of fall 2014. Sifton students moving across the street

The Battle River School Division board of trustees has passed a motion of support for an administration recommendation to move the Grade 6 classes at Ecole Sifton School in Camrose across the street for the 20132014 year.

This move is a short-term measure designed to alleviate the immediate space problem at Ecole Sifton School, but is also part of a big picture, longer-term re-alignment discussion for all city of Camrose schools, which will take place this spring. The goal is to balance attendance numbers between the school sites. BRSD’s French Immersion elementary school is currently over capacity and, with the number of students expected to start Kindergarten at the site next year, there simply aren’t enough classroom spaces to accommodate all the children. The interim move will see Grade 6 students from both the English and French programs re-locate to Charlie Killam School next year, the same site they would typically go to attend Grades 7 to 9. These younger students will visit their elementary alma mater regularly, to make use of the school playground and conduct projects with their former schoolmates. BRSD Schools meet and exceed provincial requirements

Officials from Alberta Education visited Battle River School Division recently, to conduct their annual review of the school division’s educational results. This visit is part of the regular compliance process all school divisions have with the provincial government. The visit was a posi-

tive one, with the school division receiving positive feedback and congratulations for meeting or exceeding provincial parameters for achievement. Board / Admin planning day a great conversation

Members of BRSD’s board of trustees, division leadership team and the administrators of all schools spent the day together on February 22, talking about the future. The day included discussion about the significant curriculum re-design coming from Alberta Education; updates on how inclusive education services are continuing to change; how evolving assessment practices fit into these new realities; and suggestions about how to keep moving forward. According to Superintendent of Schools Dr. Larry Payne, the day featured “lots of honest conversation, great professional debate and feedback among educational leaders and good ideas about moving our school division ahead.” Education Minister met with school boards

School board leaders from across Alberta met with Education Minister Jeff Johnson in late February to hear his proposal for reaching an agreement with the Alberta Teachers' Association. School boards were generally supportive and saw the proposal as a good starting place for reaching an agreement, but the ATA rejected the offer at the end of last month.

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CAMROSE FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE SPRING 2013 SCHEDULE PLEASE REGISTER for programs by calling 780-672-0141 Programs and Playgroups for Families/Caregivers of Children 0 to 6 years. Facilitated groups for families with songs, stories, finger plays and crafts. A great opportunity for parents with young children to meet other parents, access information and resources, while spending quality time with their children. To find out more, please visit our website at PLEASE NOTE: If fees cause financial hardship for your family, please contact Laurie at 780-672-0141 for alternative arrangements.

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Registration begins March 16 at 10:00 a.m. Age Group: 0 - 18 months

L‛il Chefs Take and Bake Registration begins March 16 at 10:00 a.m. Age Group: 3 - 5 years

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Camrose Writer, Lorne Vanderwoude authors first book The RSA Adventure

Follow My Lead Registration begins March 16 at 10:00 a.m. Age Group: 2 1/2 - 5 years

Now available March 13 at Wiseman’s Way

10% of author’s royalties will be donated to: Bethany Care Group Resident Enhancement Fund

Sales and Repairs

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Discovery Room

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Remove and Recycle Anything Metal Industrial and Ag Rolloff Bin Services Amos 780-678-7725

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Mondays: April 8, 15, 22, 29

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Thursdays: April 11, 18, 25, May 2

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Thursdays: May 16, 23, 30, June 6

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Tuesdays: Session F: May 7, 14, 21, 28, June 8

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.


Follow your child’s lead and allow them to explore and tell you all about what they are experiencing. Register for one or all three! Kinder Garden Planting May 6 Let your child discover nature through exploring different elements while we plant flowers to take home. (Just in time for Mother’s Day) Exploring with Paint May 13 For children, painting is a multi-sensory experience rather than a purely visual one. Come let your child explore how paint works with different textures, surfaces and tools. Be prepared for them, and you, to get messy. Wear play clothes! Goopy Gooey Slimy Stretchy Smelly Stuff May 27 You know all the fun goopy, gooey, stretchy, slimy, smelly ‘stuff’ we make at the centre (Gak, Magic Mud, Cloud Dough etc.). Come make some of these recipes with your child to take home! We will provide recipes for you to make again at home. Perfect for rainy day fun! Mondays: May 6, 13, 27

1:00 - 2:00 p.m.


Join us for active play, snack-time, and creative play, ending with a parent/caregiver workshop covering nutrition and mind/behaviour change. Mind Exercise Nutrition Do It!

Parents and Children: 5 - 7 years Please call Kim or April at the Centre for more information

Indoor Playground, Indoor Soccer Field

Tuesdays: March 12 - May 14 Late registrants will be considered

6:00 - 7:45 p.m.

Free, however preregistration is required.

Drop In Programs for Families with Children 0-6 Years Wednesday Morning Drop-In Playgroup

We all meet at the Indoor Soccer Field for a physical, fun, energy-boosting program – ENJOYABLE for the entire family! Community Centre Indoor Soccer Field and Discovery Room

Every Wednesday: Begins Jan. 16 to June 5

10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Free. Parents, please bring your child’s snack, water and indoor shoes.

Begin your Saturday morning with a healthy breakfast, followed by a pleasant family experience at the Centre.

Breakfast Club

Breakfast in Room 230

No registration required

One Saturday per month April 20

Breakfast from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.


Parents Programs - Triple P Seminars

Learn more about the five key principals of the Power of Positive Parenting; helping children develop skills like respect, cooperation, consideration, independence, healthy self esteem and problem solving; and helping children deal more effectively with their emotions. You can attend one or all of the seminars. Seminars are available to parents of children 0-12 or a separate set of seminars is offered.

Parenting Seminar Series for parents of Children 0-12 The Power of Positive Parenting - April 15 Raising Confident, Competent Children - April 22 Raising Resilient Children April 29

Camrose Community Centre Room 231

Mondays April 15, 22, 29 The Power of Positive Parenting - April 15 Raising Confident, Competent Children - April 22 Raising Resilient Children - April 29

Monday 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

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10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Children ages 3 -5 years prepare simple recipes with their parent/caregiver to take home and bake for the family! Class size is limited to 8 L’il Chefs. *Please make other arrangements for younger siblings as space is limited and for safety concerns

Camrose Family Resource Centre

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5 week registered program with songs, finger plays, nursery rhymes and stories to encourage literacy development at home.

Registration begins March 16 at 10:00 a.m. Age Group: 18 months - 6 years


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Throughout these sessions, families can learn new ways to tell stories, sing songs and have fun with rhymes.

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Come play and get messy! Cool and creative theme-based “Messy Play Activities” are provided each week.

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Programs for Families with PRESCHOOLERS

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Fun for your 0 - 18 month old. Enjoy songs, finger plays while letting your young explorer crawl around or sit and socialize with other babies.

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Camrose Spring Classic Rodeo board member David Hovde, left, and chairman Ken Hildebrandt, right, accept a sponsorship from Norsemen Inn owner Sean Willms. The rodeo will be held at the Camrose Regional Exhibition March 15 to 17.

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Linda and Scott Farnham and Rose and Jerry Campbell are very happy to announce the marriage of their children

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GE Appliances area sales manager Jerry Gardner, left, and regional sales manager Tony Gallon, right, congratulate Camrose GE store manager James Holman for earning the President's Award for all stores across Canada. The Camrose outlet had the highest sales increase in 2012 of any GE store from coast to coast. James doubled the number of sales from the previous year.

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WILD ROSE CO-OPERATIVE ASSOCIATION LTD. March 26, 2013 7:30 pm Edgeworth Centre Meeting Room 3 2nd Floor (Please use central entrance) Camrose, AB

Agenda Will Include:  2012 Audited Financial Results  Director Remuneration  Election of Directors • Three – Three-Year Term Positions

 The following special resolution will be presented to the membership: • “To Amend the Amalgamation Articles Section 6 to read, ‘Number, or minimum and maximum number of directors that the cooperative may have: Minimum 7 and Maximum 11’.”

 Other Co-op Business Reports Anyone wishing to run for a director of the Co-op please contact the Head Office in Camrose or a current Director for Nomination Papers and the qualifications required to run for a director of the Co-op Board. Nominations should be received in advance of the Meeting to ensure qualification requirements are met.


Downtown Camrose, 4851-50 St. D Phone 780.672.2194 or 780.672.8371

Jazz-in-Schools program

Do You Have An Entrepreneurial Spirit? Do you have a business idea but need help making it become a reality? Whether you’re establishing, expanding, or maintaining your business, Community Futures East Central Alberta is here to help. We offer business financing and business counseling services. We also offer assistance with entrepreneurs with disabilities through our EDP loan. Give us a call today to find out more! Let’s put our resources to work for YOU!

Shelley Moch Business Development Officer 4336-41 Street, Camrose, AB T4V 4E5 780-608-7829

Murray Green, Camrose Booster Inset: Jack Stuart School student Cooper Sharp tries Karl Schwonik's drum set during a Jazz-inSchools program. The Schwonik band has visited over 60 rural elementary and junior high schools teaching improvisation. The band and the Lily String Quartet will be playing at the Wetaskiwin United Church on March 21.

Growing communities one idea at a time.

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3201-48 Avenue, Camrose Phone 780-679-0904 Tickets 780-679-2376

The Comedy Factory Over 25 years of making the laughs happen!

BEER ’N’ BURGER BASH Friday, April 12 Doors Open 630 pm Band 800 pm Build Your Own Burger Bar with Salads 700 to 800 pm Bar 630 pm – Last call at midnight GENERAL SEATING


29 Includes Show & Burger Bar!

Rock ‘n’ Stay Package $159 + taxes Includes one-night stay in single/double room + 2 tickets

March & April Mondays & Tuesdays 5 pm to 7 pm

Free Dessert Buffet! with purchase of any item over $14.95 before GST. Only $3.95 with purchase of any item $9.95 and over before GST. Ask for more details.

Phone 780-679-0904


Holly invites you to enjoy a great steak sandwich

Mannskor: Augustana’s Men’s Choir presents

And The Band Played On Council tables third reading AUGUSTANA’S 2012/13 ACADEMIC THEME

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A six-ounce Alberta Sirloin steak, charbroiled to your taste. Includes grilled garlic toast and your choice of side dishes. (Just ask Holly for our delicious side dish options.) ALL THIS FOR ONLY…



Seven days a week, between 11:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Enjoy fresh craft-brewed beer. Made right here. A perfect complement to your charbroiled steak.

Mannskor, along with special guests – Jonathan Mohr, string bass, Bryan Boulanger, percussion, Chad Charbonneau, electric bass, and Quarantino – will celebrate Augustana’s Resilience Theme (as well as St. Patrick’s Day) featuring music and artists that have stood the test of time, from J. S. Bach, Benjamin Britten, barbershop, The Beatles, The Beach Boys, to the Rolling Stones.

Dr. Ardelle Ries ~ Director Elizabeth Clarke ~ Piano

Sunday, March 17, 2013 — 7:30 p.m. Faith & Life Chapel | Augustana Campus | University of Alberta Tickets [only at the door]: $18 (adults}; $14 (students/seniors); $45 (family)

Councillor John Howard provided clarification when he noted that if council defeated third reading of the bylaw, the subdivision appeal board would have to decide whether or not there could be a church on the land. "If we make a decision tonight and the bylaw is passed, that decision is taken away from the subdivision appeal board," said Howard. "They can decide on the size of the church, the colour of the church, but they can't decide on whether it can ever be a church." Councillor Wood said the process that the City is going through with the redistricting circumvents the well informed and educated planning department. "That is what concerns me a little bit. We seem to have a little bit of spot zoning happening out there. This isn't the first development application that has come for that area. We all have a very good vision for what that area should be and so a discussion on an area redevelopment plan, or a concept plan at the minimum, makes an abundance of sense to me, subject to what that may cost the City."

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CAMROSE SPRING CLASSIC PRO Now Showing Friday, March 15 to Thursday, March 21 Nightly: 7:10 & 9:15 pm Matinees Sat., Sun., Thurs.: 2:10 pm PG – Coarse Language, Not Recommended for Young Children NO PASSES OR COUPONS PERMITTED

March 15, 16 and 17, 2013 Camrose Regional Exhibition

Nightly: 6:45 & 9:20 pm Matinees Sat., Sun., Thurs.: 1:45 pm PG – Frightening Scenes NO PASSES OR COUPONS PERMITTED

Nightly: 7:20 & 9:25 pm Matinees Sat., Sun., Thurs.: 2:20 pm

Performance Times: Friday and Saturday, 7:00 p.m. Sunday, 2:00 p.m. $18/person

14A – Brutal Violence

Nightly: 6:50 & 9:10 pm Matinees Sat., Sun., Thurs.: 1:50 pm PG – Violence, Frightening Scenes, Not Recommended for Young Children

All seats are reserved assigned seats VENUE POLICY: Children who have not had their second birthday are admitted FREE (if they sit on someone’s lap). Children age two and over require a ticket.)

Nightly: 7:00 pm ONLY Matinees Sat., Sun., Thurs.: 2:00 pm 14A – Coarse Language

Tickets available at Camrose Regional Exhibition or charge by phone: 780.672.3640 VISA and MasterCard accepted

Nightly: 9:30 pm ONLY 14A – Coarse Language, Sexual Content


Don’t be disappointed – tickets are going fast!


Limited tickets available for the Saturday performance. We encourage you to pre-buy your tickets.





Dance Saturday Night featuring Domino Doors open 9:30 p.m. No Minors – Picture ID required. Please don’t drink and drive – free shuttle bus service available.

Announcer: Les McIntyre Featuring: Wild Pony Race and Trick Rider Shelby Cummings Stock Contractor: Outlawbuckers Rodeo Corp.




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Join the biggest and best garage sale in Camrose at Duggan Mall (east entrance) April 11, 12 & 13 (Set-up April 9, optional opening April 10)

Affordable 1, 2 or 3-day rates. YOUR TABLE RENTAL WILL BE DIRECTED BACK INTO THE COMMUNITY. You keep ALL proceeds from the goods you sell. (merchandise cannot conflict with items sold by regular Farmers’ Market vendors) For more information contact Betty Anne, 780.672.3419

More Good News!

The Camrose

Swans & Roses Lions Club

Murray Green, Camrose Booster Rose City Curling Club member Kent Freeborn presented Adam Enright with an AMA travel voucher worth $1,500 that he won during a club raffle.

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Friday and Saturday, March 15 and 16

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780-679-7612 5017-51 Street, Camrose

Easter Buffet Feast Friday, March 22 starting at 11 a.m. Buffet includes turkey, ham, mashed potatoes and gravy, stuffing, cranberries, veggies, desserts and coffee ALL FOR…




Brenda’s Restaurant

4868-50 Street, Camrose Phone 780-679-4188

University of Alberta Mixed Chorus 69th Annual

Spring Concert Robert de Frece, Conductor

Saturday, March 23, 2013 (7:30 p.m.) Faith & Life Chapel Augustana Campus, Camrose Also featuring

The U of A Faculty of Education Handbell Ringers (Celebrating their 25th Anniversary) Tickets: $18 (adults); $14 (students/seniors); $45 (family) Available only at the door [Ticket proceeds to support the Augustana Choir’s tour activities.]

Regan and Haley Clark with Reyden Snow during a previous Easter egg hunt at the Railway Station.

Easter egg hunt at Railway Station Submitted

Bring your child or grandchild for an old-fashioned Easter experience in a 1911 Railway Station and enjoy an Easter egg hunt and hot-cross bun tea Saturday, March 23. Organizers at the Camrose Railway Station have modified this popular event from last year in order to accommodate the large number of children taking part. They're asking parents to pre-register for either a 1 or 2:30 p.m. start time. Children will start with the very popular Easter egg hunt followed with egg decorating and Easter crafts. Homemade refreshments will include beverage and delicious Easter cookies for the children and homemade hot cross buns with cheese for adults. Please call the Station at 780-672-3099 to register for the children’s activities (two sittings, either, 1 or 2:30 p.m.). The White Elephant gift shop is stocked with an assortment of spring merchandise and one-of-a-kind treasures. The Camrose Railway Station and Park is located on 44 Street and 47 Avenue, and is a nonprofit charitable organization dedicated to the preservation of early prairie and rail history.

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JORGENSEN Plumbing & Heating Ltd. 5503-52 Avenue Camrose, AB T4V 0X7


CAMROSE ANIMAL CLINIC Bibby Veterinary Services Ltd.

Dr. R. Richard (Dick) Bibby 3843A-44 Avenue, Camrose, AB T4V 3T1


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A new way to look at your power bill

Local Entrepreneurs Launch New Electricity Retailer that Returns Profits to the Community Submitted by Pam Chamberlain CAMROSE, AB – There’s a new kid in town when it comes to electricity retail, ready to change the way customers think about utility bills. Longtime Camrose residents Russell and Denise Hawkins have launched Camrose Energy Corp, a local electricity retail company busy signing up new customers and working to change the way Camrosians think about their energy bills. Russell and Denise “Electricity is an essential service,” Russell says. “Profits shouldn’t be sent to faraway shareholders. It should be kept local, bettering the community. That’s what we’re set to do.” Through its Community Alliance Program, Camrose Energy is partnering with Camrose-based charitable organizations to return a portion of customer fees back to the community. It works like this: When customers pay their bills, 10 per cent of the electricity profits are donated to a community program. Each month, the bill shows how much went to the customer’s Community Ally, such as the Canadian Mental Health Association or the Battle River Watershed Alliance. “We are excited about how easy this makes it for people to help the community,” Denise says, “Just by paying bills they already pay.” The rates are lower than those charged by current retailers in the Camrose area. “We don’t have the overhead that bigger companies do,” says Denise. “We operate from a home office, we don’t have a large staff, and our billing is electronic, eliminating paper and postage costs.” SPECIAL OFFER Sign up by March 31, 2013 to get $10 off your first bill and $10 donated to the charity of your choice. Signing up is easy. There’s no fixed-term contract. Simply fill out an online form at Camrose Energy takes care of transferring the account from your current provider. Both floating rates and fixed rates for fixed terms are offered. Electricity prices are at a 10-year low and expected to drop. Denise

and Russell are advising their customers to choose a floating rate. You can always change rates or switch to another provider with just 10 days’ notice. “Last month, our customers saved on average $17.50-$20.00 per household,” said Denise. Chartered accountant Greg Joyce, a new customer, calculated what he would have saved in 2012 with Camrose Energy: “Based on the rate of $0.0865, I would have saved $150 with Camrose Energy versus the Epcor variable rate plus another $8 on administration fees over a Greg Joyce 12-month period.” “It’s surprising how many people don’t fully understand their electricity bills,” Russell says. Half of an electricity bill is regulated, the prices going for distribution and delivery charges from the wire provider – FortisAlberta, in the case of Camrose. The other half is unregulated with charges going to the retailer. This is where Camrosians have a choice. To help potential customers better understand the source and distribution of their electricity, has a webpage called “Electricity 101.” If you have questions, Russell is passionate about talking electricity. Denise and Russell are committed to a community-friendly business. “We are focusing our business on the Camrose area because this is our home and we know lots of hard-working people here who deserve the best rates possible on their electricity.” Not only will customers benefit, but the community will, too. “Camrose Energy’s profits will stay in the community. It isn’t that way with the big energy retailers, whose profits may leave the province or even the country. We’re grateful that our Community Alliance Program is helping local organizations improve our community. We want to keep as much money in the local economy as possible.” Contact: Camrose Energy Corp, Russell and Denise Hawkins Denise’s Cell: 780-781-4115 Russell’s Cell: 780-781-4116



Mannskor Men's Choir performing at Augustana Mar. 17 Submitted

Mannskor: Augustana's Men's Choir, Dr. Ardelle Ries, director, and Elizabeth Clarke, piano, along with special guests Jonathan Mohr, string bass, Bryan Boulanger, percussion, Chad Charbonneau, electric bass, and Drs. Alexander Carpenter,

Jerome Melancon, and Jeremy Sylvestre of Quarantino warmly invite you to explore Augustana’s 2013 theme of Resilience (and St. Patrick’s Day!) on Sunday, March 17 at 7:30 p.m., in the Faith and Life Chapel at Augustana. Mannskor and special guests are delighted to present

a classic assortment of music and poetry that has stood the test of time, from J.S. Bach, Benjamin Britten, barbershop, The Beatles, The Beach Boys, to the Rolling Stones. Formed in 2006, Mannskor: Augustana’s Men’s Choir encourages men from the Augustana

Campus and the Camrose community to explore the joy and camaraderie of choral singing. Through diverse repertoire drawn from the bountiful male choral tradition, choristers from Mannskor are led to improve vocal technique and choral musicianship skills. Mannskor serves

to build strong relationships between Augustana students, staff, faculty, and members of the University and Camrose communities. Tickets are available only at the door. For further information, call the Augustana music office, phone 780-679-1532.

Trevor Van Leeuwen, REALTOR® Direct Line: 780-781-8973 Each Office is Independently Owned and Operated

Open House - Saturday, March 16 from 2-3 pm at 4907 69 Street NEWLY BUILT BI-LEVEL... 1600 sq. ft. home with attached 2-car garage. Very attractive interior, master with ensuite, 2 additional bedrooms, and WOW there are 6 new appliances included! Handy side door access allows option for future basement development as a suite or a home business. High efficient furnace and hot water tank. Exterior has decorative stone accents, concrete walks and drive and no neighbour directly behind. Close to shopping, amenities, park, walking trails, golf! Immediate possession! This home is priced to sell at $314,900. Call today! (IT115)

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Edmonton Office # 780-485-5005


DRIVE A LITTLE, SAVE A BUNDLE!... Very nice 1040 sq. ft. bungalow just 14 min. East of Camrose! Very functional one-level floor plan with three bedrooms located on good sized 75’ x 150’ lot. Included in this great starter are good newer windows and doors, bath reno, kitchen counter tops and more. Bounding potential here with room to develop a nice shop or garage. Showing great value at $149,900. Call Trevor to see it today! (OT110)

Let Me Help You Get It Sold!

CHALET STYLE 3-BEDROOM BI-LEVEL IN FERINTOSH, AB...Well built 1252 sq/ft cedar clad home moved to this location set on a brand new basement, with new systems, new oak kitchen, new oak hardwood floors in living room and all bedrooms. Mostly new windows, three new appliances, brand new massive deck. New shingles, soffit, fascia, trough, landscaping/sod and concrete walkways. Lighting, electrical, most fixtures, new paint all done as well. Great potential in the full concrete basement with rough-in for bath, 9’ ceilings, big bright windows and just ready for development. High efficiency heating systems. Consider the living room with high open cedar lined ceiling, three nice bedrooms, master with three pc. ensuite, and more! Good oversized 22 x 31 double garage with double driveway. A great package for all buyers! Ferintosh is home to Little Beaver Lake, great for canoeing, bird watching, and creating a special hideaway feel. Close to Camrose, Bashaw, Ponoka as well as Red Deer and Edmonton. Listed at $219,900. (OT111)

New Listing

VERY IMPRESSIVE HOME IN FERINTOSH... Located just southwest of Camrose, AB. Completed just 1 year ago, quality split level design finished to 1800 sq/ft with 3 bedroms and 2 baths, spacious open kitchen/dining with access though garden doors to 12x29 rasied deck. Attractive island and eating bar with 4 stools included, chef’s kitchen complete with 6 high quality appliances and walk-in pantry. Master with shared ensuite access, double closets, makeup station, and more. Comfy lower level living room and flex area perfect for a variety of uses. Outstanding windows fitted with custom blinds, tasteful quality laminate floor on al levels, warm and inviting! Downstairs, a 2nd bath, 2 generous bedrooms with large windows, storage and laundry complete the package. High efficiency furnace and water heater. It’s all done, and done well. Ample room to build a double garage and RV parking. Listed at $234,900. Call Trevor today! (OT112)

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Realtors From Rose Country Realty Ltd.

Continue to Shine at Annual Awards Ceremony Meet a few of the best performers in Alberta’s Real Estate business in 2012

Kathy Niven • Lifetime Award of Excellence • Diamond Award • Award of Excellence

Russ Nielson • Lifetime Award of Excellence • Award of Excellence

Carman Mason

Don Forestier

Heather Ryan

• President’s Gold Award • Award of Excellence

• Director’s Platinum Award • Award of Excellence

• President’s Gold Award

Congratulations from management and your fellow realtors on your exceptional performance!

Royal LePage Rose Country Realty Ltd. Tracy Brandingen

Corey Jacobsen

• President’s Gold Award

• President’s Gold Award

Tom Calhoun • Master Sales Award

Leona Calhoun • Sales Achievement Award

780-672-8835 6223 - 48 Ave, Camrose

“Job Well Done,” according to Bounce Sound D.J. owners Justin and April Wollman The small advertisement was published in The Camrose Booster’s wedding planner section on Tuesday, February 12th.This message arrived at our office the very next day: “Hi! Just wanted to say thanks again for creating an ad for our company on short notice. It looks great and we already booked a gig from the advertisement. Thanks, April” After additional calls came in to Bounce Sound D.J. of Ohaton, April sent this message:

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“I am very happy with our Booster ad. This is the first time we have done any advertising and we’re thrilled to book a wedding within twelve hours of the ad coming out. I think the wedding section is a great way to advertise and The Booster is an awesome paper. I know that everyone I know reads The Booster because of the great articles and layout.

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50% Off Second Set of Lenses 30% of Equal or Lesser Value Off of All Non-Prescription 30% Sunglasses Off the Frame with Purchase of Lenses

100s OF DIFFERENT STYLES TO CHOOSE FROM IN OUR DISPLAY AREA! HURRY IN! OFFER ENDS SOON SOON. Book your eye exam with Dr. Mark Cloarec or Dr. Lakshmi Easwaran today.


Primary Care Optometry Phone 780-672-3361 Fax (780)672-3932 4849-49 Street, Camrose Dr. Mark Cloarec

Hours: Mon., Tues., Wed., Fri., 8 a.m.-5:15 p.m.; Thurs., 8 a.m.-7 p.m. SATURDAY APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE

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Central Agencies Home of the Week

Impressive Valleyview bungalow

Graham Wideman

By Murray Green

If you are ready for a lifestyle change then this beautiful fivebedroom bungalow in Valleyview is a must see. It is perfectly located near parks and walking trails. This beautifully finished fivebedroom, 1,486 square foot home is ideal for a growing and active family. You will immediately fall in love with the spacious foyer with arches and columns leading into the warm and inviting living room. An open floor plan, high vaulted ceilings, bright windows, attractive hardwood and tile flooring are found throughout the home. The open concept winds around to the dining area and the excellent spacious kitchen with superb cabinetry, attractive granite countertops, a handy breakfast

bar, a built-in pantry with roll-outs and stainless steel appliances. The spacious master bedroom with a generous walk-in closet features a superb en suite with a corner shower, soothing soaker tub and heated tile flooring. A bright den or office has lots of windows and double French glass doors. The second bedroom and a main floor laundry area complete the first level. The fully developed basement offers a huge family and media room to entertain the entire family. Three good-sized bedrooms, a three-piece bathroom with a shower, storage space and a utility room are also on the lower level. A high efficiency furnace and hot water on demand are some of the bonuses. A large covered deck, with a handy gas barbecue line, leads to the well landscaped backyard. The

fenced yard has a private courtyard and an underground irrigation system. An RV parking option and the front attached garage provide space for your vehicles. Included with the home are the built-in dishwasher, built-in microwave, garburator, fridge, stove, washer, dryer and garage door opener with two controls. Move right in and enjoy the lifestyle! View this attractive property at 5609-25 Avenue to fully appreciate the extras. An open house will be held on Saturday, March 16, from 1 to 3 p.m. The home is attractively priced to sell at $429,900. For a personal tour contact Graham Wideman at: Central Agencies Inc. 4870-51 Street, Camrose 780-672-4495 or 780-679-8384 cell

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Visit our website:

4870-51 Street, Camrose • Phone 780-672-4495 • 1-800-809-8040 After Hours: Matt Banack, 780-608-9733; Matthew Mayer, 780-781-7088; Lyndsey Delwo, 780-678-6117; Darrell Rosland, 780-679-2170; Lorne Broen, 780-679-7797; Frank Hoehn, 780-608-7402; Steve Frost, 780-679-6550; Graham Wideman, 780-679-8384. After Hr. Pager: 780-608-1078.



Thur., March 14, 1-3 p.m. 6210-53 Avenue


AMAZING CUSTOM BUILT WALKOUT BUNGALOW IN VALLEYVIEW! ... Premier valley and cul-de-sac location. Exceptional quality, impressive floor plan. 10’ and 14’ ceilings, open stairwell, beautiful hardwood flooring, extra large windows, transom windows, plus custom cabinetry, granite throughout. Amazing kitchen, tower cabinets, huge island. Awesome great room, dinette with views. Superb master, 3 cozy FP, MF laundry. Exc. bsmt., in-floor heating, huge family/ games area, custom bar, 3 bdrm. Beautiful yard, huge covered deck, private courtyard, A/C. Superb 25’x35’ garage. Asking $797,700 CA0004426

EXCEPTIONAL 1475 SQ. FT. 5-BDRM. MULTILEVEL ... located in Southwest Meadows! Features include tile flooring, vaulted ceilings, 2 FP, large master w/walk-in closets, beautiful 4-pce. en suite w/jetted tub. Fully fin. bsmt. Deck, pie-shaped lot, alley access, RV parking, attached double garage plus much more! Asking $379,900 CA0004600

“Backs onto golf course, great views!”


IMPRESSIVE CUSTOM BUILT R2000 BUNGALOW, EXCEPTIONAL SETTING, BACKING ONTO GOLF COURSE! ... You’ll love the beautiful park views from the comfort of your home! Spacious open design, vaulted ceilings, open stairwell, beautiful cabinetry. Exceptional kitchen pkg. superb views from bright dinette, private deck. Lovely LR, superb en suite, MF laundry. Huge family/games room, superb workshop w/walkout. RV option. You’ll love the location and lifestyle! Now only asking $354,900 CA323443

Sat., March 16, 1-3 p.m. 2306-56 Street, Valleyview



SPACIOUS 1331 SQ. NFT. BI-LEVEL IN VALLEYVIEW! ... The garage of your dreams! 28’x32’, 12 ft. ceiling, RI heat, bathroom plus RV parking! Hardwood/tile floors, stainless appliances, MF laundry, cozy corner kitchen w/pantry, lots of counter space, granite sink, handy desk. Awesome master bdrm. w/dble. door WI closet for her, 2nd closet for him plus 3-pce. en suite w/ oversized tiled shower. Bsmt. open for development, ask for plans at the office. Covered deck w/ gas RI plus lower tier and fenced! CA0007461 Asking $398,500

Sat., March 16, 1-3 p.m. 5609-25 Avenue “Home of the Week – see page 15!”

IMPRESSIVE 5-BDRM. BUNGALOW – IN VALLEYVIEW! ... Located close to parks, walking trails. 9’ and vaulted ceilings, beautiful presentation w/arches, columns, display ledges, accent lighting, hardwood flooring, lots of bright windows, lovely LR, beautiful kitchen cabinetry, granite counter tops, BI pantry, superb dinette. Covered deck, private courtyard. Awesome ensuite, MF laundry. Exc. bsmt., huge family/media room. Superb yard, fenced, irrigation system, RV parking and more! Asking $429,900 CA0006939

Sat., March 16, 1-3 p.m. 2611 Valleyview Drive

EXCELLENT DUPLEX IN BEAUTIFUL VALLEYVIEW SUBDIVISION! ... Exceptional location and lifestyle! Close to parks, lake and valley walking trails. Features open plan, 9’ ceilings, lovely oak kitchen, spacious dinette and generous master. Great yard, private deck, fenced, garage, alley access, RV parking and more! Better than new! Asking $233,900 CA0006273

Sat., March 16, 1-3 p.m. 5 Grand Park Crescent “Come, you’ll be impressed!”

EXQUISITE LUXURIOUS HOME ... has everything you’re looking for! Peaceful setting w/direct access to parks and trails. Custom kitchen, tile entry, elegant drapery, formal DR, 2 gas FP. MF master bdrm. w/5-pce. en suite. MF laundry. Walk out bsmt. fully fin. w/2 bdrm., den/media room. Oversized htd. garage, perfectly landscaped. Every detail is perfect! Asking $849,000 CA325529

EXCEPTIONAL CENTURY MEADOWS BUNGALOW ... backing onto park! Impressive quality built Santos home. Exceptional presentation w/11’6” ceilings, beautiful crown mouldings, bordered ceilings, display ledges, hardwood flooring, transom windows. Awesome kitchen, huge island, W/I pantry. Park views from dinette, cozy FP in great room, superb en suite, MF laundry. Amazing bsmt., cozy in-floor heating, huge family/games room, media room. Great yard, heated garage all finished, RV parking, more! You’ll love it! Asking $499,500 CA0004886 W O W ! I M PR ESSIVE BI-LEVEL, D E S I R E D C E NTU RY MEADOWS LOCATION! ... Exceptional presentation featuring a beautiful open staircase, display ledges, vaulted ceilings, loft. Exc. kitchen cabinetry, cozy gas FP, huge master, superb en suite, MF laundry. Exc. bsmt. w/family room, games room, large bdrm. w/en suite. Very nicely landscaped yard, paved alley, RV parking option, lots more! Impressive home, great location! Asking $362,700 CA0009520 STU N N I NG 2-STOREY IN VALLEYVIEW! ... Lots of appeal! 9’ ceiling, 2 FP, arches, 4 bdrm., 4 baths, MF laundry, spacious living w/flex room on MF and bonus room upstairs. Amazing master 4-pce. en suite, tile surround, corner jet tub, WI closet, large vanity w/makeup counter. 24’x24’ garage w/sani dump, h/c taps, floor drain, r/i gas line plus RV parking. Good yard, fenced, trees, shed w/dual access, large deck w/gas line, play area. Function and style – be proud to call this your home. See it today! Asking $459,000 CA0004636

EXCELLENT FAMILY HOME IN CENTURY MEADOWS ... close to Jack Stuart School. 3+2 bdrm. bi-level totally finished up and down. Hardwood floors, A/C. Htd. garage, RV parking. Asking $349,900 CA0006913 BEAUTIFUL BUNGALOW – V A L L E Y V I E W, by Battle River Homes! ... Front covered verandah, 9’ and coffered ceilings, beautiful hardwood floors, cozy FP, lovely maple cabinetry, granite, large island, pantry, superb MF laundry. Cozy in-floor heating. 24’x28’ garage, covered deck, alley access, options for RV parking, workshop. Finished with elegance! CA0007631 Asking $439,162



N EW – GREAT VERY APPEALING – IMMACULATE LOCATION ... backing onto Mirror Lake. Direct access to lake walking path. Spacious 1560 sq. ft. beautifully upgraded. Lovely LR, FP, lge. formal DR. Patio doors to lge. private patio overlooking park. Bright family kitchen. MF laundry. 3+2 bdrm., 3 baths. Newly fin. bsmt. Access to 2-car garage. Fenced yard. Now only ask $369,500 CA327388



BEAUTIFUL HOME IN SUPERB CENTURY MEADOWS NEIGHBOURHOOD! ... This fully developed 3-bdrm., 4 bath home has many great features that must be seen to be appreciated! Great kitchen w/access to private back yard. 2-tiered deck, fully landscaped, fenced yard. MF laundry, great second bdrm., perfect master w/WI closet, en suite, patio doors to back deck. Finished bsmt. w/lots of storage, third bdrm., craft table. Wet bar w/fridge, microwave included. Fully finished htd. 24’x24’ garage, RV parking. Fantastic opportunity awaits! Asking $364,500 CA0009493




GREAT CORNER LOCATION TO BUILD YOUR FUTURE BUSINESS ... located on the east side of Camrose. These two titled lots are being sold together and may be the investment you were looking for! Asking $247,900 + GST CA0009044

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GREAT FAMILY 2-STOREY – BACKING ONTO FIELD ... You’ll love the private cul-de-sac setting, secluded backyard, views of peaceful countryside. Spacious floor plan, beautiful brick FP in family room w/garden door to private deck. Lovely country kitchen/dinette. 4 baths, MF laundry, dev. bsmt. w/games and family room. Private treed yard and lots more! Call now to view. CA0005779 Asking $305,000 E XC E P TI O NALLY PRICED 1538 SQ. FT. MULTI-LEVEL HOME ... close to parks and walking trails. Beautiful kitchen w/huge centre island, maple cabinets, tiled backsplash, corner pantry, vaulted ceilings, 3 bdrm., flex room, master w/5-pce. en suite, walk-in closet. Too much to note, call today! Asking $369,900 CA0002773

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ANOTHER POPULAR MULTI-LEVEL F L O O R PLAN FROM ZETSEN ... Large windows throughout, beautiful kitchen, vaulted ceilings, great master c/w 4-pce. en suite, heated floor. Rear covered deck, double attached garage, exposed aggregate driveway. Call now for your private showing! CA322240 Asking $344,900

EXCITING NEW 1547 SQ. FT. MULTI-LEVEL LOCATED IN CREEKVIEW SUBDIVISION ... 3-bdrm. open concept home is stunning to the eye and extremely functional. Bright kitchen w/centre island, corner pantry, vaulted ceilings, gas FP, MF laundry, 5-pce. en suite plus much more! Asking $364,900 CA322233




EXCEPTIONAL CONDO – WORRY FREE LIFESTYLE ... across from Jubilee Park, Mirror Lake walking trails, only blocks from city centre! Open, spacious design w/bright windows, lovely kitchen, huge walk-in pantry. Spacious, bright LR, cozy gas FP, large master, en suite, in suite laundry. Elevator, guest suite, easy access to garage and much more! Looking for quality and lifestyle? Call now! Now only $247,900 CA326380

IMPRESSIVE – SOLID SPACIOUS CHARACTER HOME ... was beautifully restored a few years ago. It needs TLC to REDUCE D! restore it to its original grandeur. Located in a nice central neighbourhood w/other beautifully restored and maintained homes. Phone for a viewing. CA325718 Now only ask $189,900

MAINTENANCE FREE LIVING CLOSE TO DOWNTOWN ... and U of A Augustana Campus. Apartment style condo, no stairs, 2 bdrm., 2 baths incl. 3-pce. en suite. In suite laundry, vinyl windows, covered balcony plus extra storage in bsmt. Great bldg. Asking $187,000 CA0005235


LOCATION – OVERLOOKING A PARK! ... Spacious 3-bdrm. townhouse w/walk-out bsmt. Wonderful kitchen, maple cabinets, large island/ eating bar, pantry, bsmt. dev. 3 baths. CA0005221 Asking $307,499

EXCEPTIONAL WALK OUT BUNGALOW ON VALLEY – AWESOME VIEWS! ... Wow! 4800 sq. ft. of dev. living space. Exciting, bright open floor plan, porcelain tile, hardwood, lovely staircase. Coffered ceilings, amazing beachwood kitchen, granite. Awesome 2-sided FP, exceptional master, MF laundry, cozy in-floor htg. on all floors! Huge deck, covered patio, triple htd. garage. Lots more, you’ll love it! Asking $995,000 CA325504

ANOTHER POPULAR MULTI-LEVEL FLOOR PLAN FROM ZETSEN ... Large windows throughout, beautiful kitchen, vaulted ceilings, great master c/w 4-pce. en suite, heated floor. Rear covered deck, double attached garage, exposed aggregate driveway. Call now for your private showing! Asking $344,900 CA322240

YOU’LL BE PROUD TO CALL THIS IMPRESSIVE CONDO HOME! ... Beautifully upgraded, open floor plan, 2 bdrm., 2 baths (walk-in shower), cozy FP in LR, handy kitchen island, laundry. Lots of storage, beautiful easy-keep flooring. Patio doors to lge. balcony w/storage unit. Lge. lounge/kitchenette for family functions in complex. A/C. Enjoy the indoor htd. garage. Incl. all appl. Exc. location to city centre, Mirror Lake walking paths. Asking $289,000 CA0008150

GREAT 2-STOREY, 4-BDRM. HOME ... just on south side of golf course. It’s a one-owner home that’s had lots of care. Beautifully landscaped yard front and back. Fenced and well manicured. Definitely a must see home! CA327294 Now asking $369,000

EXCEPTIONAL 3-BDRM. CONDO ... w/garage, extra parking space! Close to parks, schools. Exceptional design! Bright open plan w/lots of windows, impressive vaulted ceilings. Perfect for entertaining, exc. open concept kitchen, bright dinette, spacious LR, 3 generous bdrm., 2 baths, MF laundry, private entrance. First home or an investment, it’s a great opportunity! Quality built, immediate possession! CA0002752 Asking $188,900

EXCEPTIONAL STARTER OR RETIREMENT HOME, BETTER THAN NEW! ... Superbly located by park, playground and west end shopping! Beautiful bungalow featuring an exc. kitchen w/ breakfast bar, walk-in pantry. Lovely LR, bright box bay window, cozy FP. Generous dinette, spacious master, MF laundry. Exc. bsmt., huge family/games room, lots of storage room. With 4 bdrm. and 2 baths, it’s a great opportunity for the younger family or the empty nester. Prof. landscaped yard, large private deck, fenced, exc. garage, paved alley access, RV option and more! It’s all done, just move in! CA0007568 Now only $289,900

IMPRESSIVE COLONIAL STYLE ... immaculately kept, fresh, bright, fully fin. bi-level. Non-smoking. Great location for schools, parks, playgrounds. Spacious, open. Lge. family kitchen/eating area. Patio doors to lge. deck. Mature, fenced yard. Attractive L-shaped rec room, wood burning FP. Number of upgrades, new rug, hi E furnace. A/C. Ideally set up for home schooling. Lge. 2-car htd. garage for Dad. Asking $294,900 CA0007231


GREAT SPACIOUS VERY NEAT 2-STOREY – QUIET LOCATION ... 4 spacious bdrm. plus nursery, 3 full baths on upper floor. MF lge. foyer, LR, lge. formal DR, lge. bright family kitchen, garden door to lge. patio overlooking lge. landscaped yard. Attractive family room w/FP. Lower level lge. attractive rec. room w/FP. Direct access to garage. Be sure to view this impressive home! Now asking $427,500 CA0008067

BEAUTIFUL CUSTOM BUILT BUNGALOW – AMAZING VIEWS! ... You’ll love the lifestyle with valley views, parks and walking trails close by! Quality built, 1547 sq. ft. home features bright open plan, 11’ coffered ceilings, open stairwell, beautiful hardwood and tile flooring. Exceptional kitchen, lots of cabinetry, huge island, walk-in pantry, granite counter tops. Views from great room, dinette. Superb master and en suite, MF laundry! Excellent bsmt., in-floor htg., huge family/media room. Great yard, vinyl fencing, A/C, 22’x24’ garage and lots more! It’s all done, you’ll love it! Asking $463,900 CA0001565

A PLACE TO CALL HOME! ... This 3-bdrm. bungalow is nestled in a quiet court and has seen many eye-popping renovations over the years! Rich hardwood floors, spacious kitchen w/WI pantry, tiled floors. Large master w/en suite and WI closet space. 2 additional bdrm. complete MF. Bsmt. fin. w/loads of space for family to enjoy. Abundance of storage, mature landscaping, great neighbourhood. Don’t miss out on this one! Call today for your personal tour! Asking $287,900 CA0007140



BUILD YOUR DREAM HOME ... on this 5.02 acre piece of land just 1.25 mi. off Hwy 834, 3 mi. to Round Hill and approx. 14 mi. to Camrose. Structures on property are considered of no value. Power and old well. Property being sold as is, where is with no warranties or representations. Asking $85,000 CA0008783

BEAUTIFUL 2010 CUSTOM BUILT 1518 SQ. FT. BUNGALOW on 6.99 ACRES ... Triple pane windows, in-floor heat, gas FP, stunning kitchen w/hickory cabinets, corner pantry, great master w/walk-in closet, 4-pce. en suite, teardrop shaped driveway, 26’x26’ garage, 100’ of wrap around covered decking and exc. views of AB prairies. Call today for your personal showing! CA0001983 Now asking $535,000 16.48 ACRES ... 5 km east of Holden just off Hwy.14. Peaceful setting, great spot to build. Water line, gas line run through property. Now asking $120,000 CA293010 CHARACTER ACREAGE CLOSE TO CAMROSE ... 2-storey house, oak cupboards, 4 bdrm., studio REDUCE D! room, 3 garages. Great view – a must see! CA0003343 Now asking $339,000 WOW! IT’S THE PERFECT PLACE TO BUILD YOUR DREAM HIDEAWAY! ... Quiet Hills Estates is located near Miquelon Lake Provincial Park, Bird Sanctuary and Golf Course. Come and discover a restful country lifestyle in a peaceful and natural setting, you’ll love it! 6 unique Cul-de-sac lots that are treed, private and excellent walkout opportunities. Located just off Hwy 623, it’s an easy commute to Nisku or Camrose. Hurry, it’s the lifestyle you always dreamed of! CA0003323 Priced from $84,000 to $154,000

37+ ACRES 10 MIN. NW OF CAMROSE ... 2200+ sq. ft. character country home plus 1200 sq. ft. entertainment space. Solid barn, 39’x60’ quonset, 24’x24’ garage, dugout, fenced and more! Working country kitchen w/great charm, walk-in pantry, double oven, good counter space. Beautiful hardwood floors, formal dining area, wood FP, library and loft. Mature yardsite, good recreational land or for animals. Great opportunity, see it today! Asking $549,900 CA0000865





EXCEPTIONAL FAMILY HOME, BEAUTIFUL PRIVATE YARD, BACKING ONTO GOLF COURSE! ... You’ll be impressed by spacious floor plan, family lifestyle, beautiful views, quiet location. Open staircase, oak railings, loft overlooks LR. Exc. kitchen, bright dinette, formal DR, cozy FP in family room. Huge master, superb en suite, MF laundry. Awesome private yard, huge covered deck, RV parking and more. CA0009138 Now only $399,000

A GREAT OPPORTUNITY! ... 137.46 acres of potential development land at Dried Meat Lake w/ some lake front. 60 acres of cult. land and some gas well revenue. Now ask $419,900 CA325301

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Thur., March 14, 2-4 p.m. 5312-53 Street MANY RECENT RENO’S IN THIS AFFOR DABLE 2+2 BUNGALOW ... close to downtown and schools. REDUCE D! Dble. detached htd. garage, fenced, newer deck. Kitchen upgraded w/white cabinets, new counters. 4-pce. bath, 3-pce. bath, both upgraded. Makes a great starter, rental or retirement property w/something for everyone. Immediate possession! CA0000072 Now asking $179,900


ATTRACTIVE AND INVITING ... with tons of natural light. This beautiful bi-level features hardwood floors, granite countertops, 3-pce. en suite, Navien hot water on demand, partially fin. bsmt. + more! Kitchen showcases oak cabinetry, raised eating bar, corner pantry, plenty of counter/storage space. Open concept living/dining. 22’x22’ detached garage, RV capability, fire pit. Plenty of space for a growing family. Move right in! Quick possession available! Ask $299,900 CA0005287


UNIQUE DESIGN ... 3-bdrm., 2-storey w/ upgrades. Large yard, new fence close to park/ reserve in a quiet area. CA0006591 Only asking $224,800 C LO S E TO MIRROR LAKE AND JUBILEE PARK! ... Excellent location, zoned R3. Character 1-1/2 storey 3-bdrm. home w/spacious living/dining room, MF laundry, 2 baths, large sun-porch. 59’x120’ lot. Lots of potential! Asking $209,500 CA0005179 GREAT STARTER HOME OR R E V E N U E PROPERTY ... 1.5-storey w/4 bdrm., MF laundry. 24’x24’ garage, fenced yard. Located in quiet mature area. Now asking $174,900 CA0004376 COUNT THE UPGRADES! ... Windows, furnace, roof insulation, shingles, weeping tile and more! Low maint. yard G! with fire pit. CA0007191 N EW LI STINAsking $228,500




CUTE AND FUNCTIONAL 2-BDRM. CONDO ... in convenient setting. Open concept kitchen, DR make this the perfect spot to entertain. Centre island, corner pantry, classic maple cabinets make this home shine. 2 comfortable bdrm. in bsmt. alongside full bath, laundry room. Great parking options, low condo fees make this property desirable and stress free. Ask $173,500 CA0008850 CLEAN AND POLISHED HALF DUPLEX IN VA L L E Y V I E W ... 3 bdrm. Your family will love this attractive, functional floor plan. Open kitchen/DR, loads of cabinetry, counter space, WI pantry. Nice size LR, 2-pce. bath complete the MF. 2-bdrm., bath upstairs as well as large master bdrm. w/3-pce. bath. Corner lot, fully fenced, single detached garage. Walking distance to schools, parks, trails. Playground across the street! Fabulous neighbourhood, excellent value! Ask $243,900 CA0008354

BUILD YOUR DREAM HOME ... on this fully treed piece of bare land consisting of 3.76 acres. Only a couple of minutes east of Camrose! CA0004734 Asking $150,000


! EXCE THE PERFECT PRIVATE TREEDWOW ACREAGE, GETAWAY! ... Very secluded setting w/6.8 acres that offers a restful country lifestyle. Features 1160 sq. ft. 3-bdrm. mobile w/vaulted ceilings, lovely country kitchen, lots of cabinetry. Superb carousel dinette, spacious master, superb en suite. New shingles, siding. Small hobby shop, pole shed, storage sheds. Private getaway w/lots of potential. Call now to view! CA320948 Reduced to $199,900

OUT OF TOWN L O C AT E D ON LARGE LOT IN ROU N D HILL ... excellent 1571 sq. ft. fully finished a/c home features in-floor heat, triple pane windows, solid doors, gas FP, MF laundry, additional level wall insulation, awesome kitchen c/w corner pantry, centre island, lots of oak cabinets. Oversized 22.5’x28’ fully finished heated garage w/floor drain, 8’ high door. Too much to note, call today for your personal tour! Asking $314,900 CA0007641


PEACEFUL COUNTRY LIVING … on 5 lots in Kelsey. Manageable acreage living on .86 of an acre. 2004 modular on ICF block bsmt. with 9’ ceiling and infloor heat. 1518 sq. ft., 4 bdrm. up, a/c, hardwood/cork flooring, stainless appliances, granite counters, MF laundry and wrap-around deck with hot tub – wow! Well produces over 10 GPM! 24’x40’ Shop with 220 and 10’ door. Awesome opportunity for no hassle acreage living – see it today. Now asking $334,900 CA0007252

Walk-outs, Park Side, Alley Access Locations 75 Residential Lots From…$74,690 12 Townhouse Lots – Walk-out, Park Side Call now for details! MULTI-FAMILY LOT NOW AVAILABLE We offer one 2.5 acre parcel CA298482

GREAT OPPORTUNITY! ... Bare lot bordering 48th Avenue and 46th Street in Camrose. Close to schools, downtown. Zoned DC. CA0004722 Asking $150,000 FOUR INDIVIDUALLY TITLED AND SERVICED TOWNHOUSE LOTS OVERLOOKING PARK! ... It’s a great location for your next project. Call now for all the details! Asking $215,000 CA298468


DAYSLAND – A REAL GEM! ... You’ll say “wow” when you see this beauty! If you demand perfection be sure to view. Beautiful oak floors. Oak is featured throughout. Vaulted ceiling. Bright impressive LR, lovely gas FP. Superb kitchen with large everyday dining area. Garden door to lge. covered patio. MF laundry. Beautiful fully fin. lower level. Oversized htd. garage. Beautiful landscaped yard. Asking $289,900 CA0001605

SANDY BEACH ON RED DEER LAKE ... Excellent recreational property has 4-bdrm., 2 baths, large kitchen area, family room w/gas FP. Nicely treed yard, landscaped lot. Large 25’x50’ garage w/ double doors in front, single in the rear. Be sure to have a look! Really good value here! CA0009512

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VERY ATTRACTIVE...1154 sq. ft. 3-bdrm bungalow with 1-bdrm revenue suite in basement and double detached garage. Nicely finished up and down and close to schools, park areas and west end shopping. This shows well and you can call Rick for more details. Priced at $264,900. (R1420)


CHECK THIS OUT...Ideal starter or investment home. 1-bdrm on main, 2 on lower level, zoned R2A, appliances included. Asking $99,500. Call Dale for details. (R1416)

GREAT YEAR ROUND HOUSE ON LITTLE BEAVER LAKE... 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, triple garage, has own well, view of the lake and much more. Priced at $189,000.00. Call Trudi for details. (RO928)

GREAT CHARACTER HOME... on 3 lots in the Village of Bawlf. 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, large heated garage, all appliances. Priced at $189,900. Call Trudi for details. (RO981)

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YOU HAVE TO SEE THIS YARD TO BELIEVE IT!... super sized, pie shaped lot on a cul de sac. Garden area and gazebo. Efficient floor plan. 4-bdrm, 3-bath bungalow with new paint and bathroom upgrades, walk-in pantry and fireplace in the great room. Fully developed basement. Property must be viewed to be appreciated. For more details call Dale. Asking $429,000. (R1389)

REDUCED OLDER, CUTE AND COZY...900 sq. ft. bungalow, excellent location, close to Mirror Lake, downtown and paved walking trails. This would be a great starter home/revenue property. All this sitting on an exceptionally large 50 x 200 lot, c/w attached greenhouse and detached carport. Well worth a look. $193,000 Call Rick for details! (R1404)


LOOKING FOR AN ADULT LIVING COMMUNITY WITHOUT CONDO FEES?... This half duplex has it all with 3 bdrms, 3 baths, attached garage and a great view from the deck and dining area. Priced at $279,000. Call Trudi for details. (R1413)

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DUCED FURTHER RE STARTER OR REVENUE HOME...3-bdrm, 2-bath with single detached garage on large lot close to downtown shopping and schools. Comes with 5 appliances. Priced at $150,000. Call Trudi for details. (R1415)

VALLEYVIEW... Over 1700 sq ft, 3 bedroom bi-level, formal dining room, double garage, fireplace, must be seen to be appreciated. Asking $349,500. Call Dale for details. (R1388)

WELL MAINTAINED... 3-bdrm, 3-bath home in quiet area of the village of Hay Lakes. Home is finished up and down with double attached garage and fenced yard with RV parking. Has had some recent upgrades and shows well. Asking $270,000. Call Rick for details. (RO985)

AFFORDABLE STARTER OR RETIREMENT HOME... in Village of Edberg. Large yard, double garage, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths. Priced at $174,900. Call Trudi for details. (RO984)

COMMERCIAL GREAT STARTER OR RETIREMENT One owner, new appliances, close end shopping and playground. $258,000. Call Trudi for details.

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JUST LISTED IN BAWLF...SUPER VALUE... Older mobile in excellent condition. Lots of upgrades and renovations, all appliances and furnishings included, situated on own lot. Asking $48,500. Quick possession. Payments for less than rent. Great opportunity for single individual wanting to start out on first time purchase. Call Dale for details. (RO974)

KINGMAN – JUST LISTED... Newer modular, over 1500 sq. ft. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths. Deck, garage. Must be seen! Asking: $200,000 Call Dale Bowal for details. (RO954)

FERINTOSH...2 lots, 2-bdrms, upgraded flooring, fixtures, bath, furnace, etc. Must be viewed to be appreciated. Asking $165,000. Call Dale for details. (RO978)

EDBERG...JUST LISTED...IMMEDIATE POSSESSION... New 2-bdrm mobile, deck, garage. Great opportunity. Asking $105,900. Call Dale for particulars. (RO976)



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VACANT TILLICUM BEACH... Newer 1600 sq. ft. hillside walkout, beautiful views, 9’ ceilings, 3 bdrms, 2 baths, many extras. Asking $300,000. Call Dale. (RO970)

EDBERG... Lots of room in this 4-bdrm, 2-bath, 2-kitchen, 1430 sq. ft. home in the quiet village of Edberg. Large fenced 66x125 lot. A must see! Great Value! Asking: $89,500. Call Dale for details. (RO940)

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JUST LISTED...STARTER OR INVESTMENT HOME... Two bedrooms up, one down, new windows and extra large fenced yard. Call Dale for details. Asking $174,500 (R1421)

JUST LISTED IN BAWLF... 2-bdrm bilevel, finished basement, garage, large lot, appliances included. Great starter home. Asking $179,000. Call Dale for details. (RO980)

BAWLF...PROPERTY ONLY...Presently operating as local coffee shop. Many possibilities. Business and equipment also available. Asking $44,500. Call Dale for details. (C287) WINTER IS HERE... so it’s time to protect your investment by keeping it out of the snow and cold. 1/5th share in large hanger at Camrose Airport. There is lots of room here to do maintenance etc. Owner wants it sold!! Asking $43,000. Call Rick for details. (C267) EXCEPTIONAL LOCATION! GREAT OPPORTUNITY... Industrial property at Ervick Junction. 0.995 acre industrial property. Water to property but some limitations apply. Asking price $109,450. Call Rick for details. (C136) EXCEPTIONAL LOCATION! GREAT OPPORTUNITY... Industrial property at Ervick Junction. 4.47 acre industrial property. Water to property, some limitations apply. Asking price is $109,450. Call Rick for details. (C137) GREAT RETAIL BUILDING... and land on main street in the town of Daysland just thirty minutes east of Camrose. Could be good potential and has good exposure and traffic. Call Rick for details. Price: $57,900. (C285)


REDUCED COUNTRY CHARACTER... Beautiful 3360 sq.ft. six-bedroom, six-bathroom home in private setting just 3 km. east of Camrose. You will love the parklike setting as you enter property. Home has dbl. att. garage with entry to basement of home plus large detached garage/shop with built-in cooler. Lots of trees and shrubs plus large fenced in pet area and walking trails. This is a must view so call Rick for extra details. Price $519,900. (A416)

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NEW NORWAY... You will love the park like setting of this acreage. The 3-bedroom home has had main floor upgrades including a beautiful kitchen makeover, plus some windows and flooring upgrades. Nicely landscaped yard with fruit trees and lots of shrubs. Large dugout on south side of property supplies lots of water for plants and trees. Call Rick. Asking $279,900. (A393)

VERY PRIVATE ACREAGE... 995 sq. ft. 2-bdrm, 1-bath home on 18.3 acres. Large newer heated shop with steel beam construction. Located 20 min. southeast of Camrose. Call Rick for details. Priced at $297,500. (A423)

12 ACRES...Nine miles NW of Camrose, bare land, no services. Asking $62,500. Call Dale for details. (A428)

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EXCEPTIONAL ACREAGE - EXCEPTIONAL LOCATION... Deluxe location, 3 miles from Camrose. Beautifully treed 10.58 acres, only 1/2 mile off the pavement. 1120 sq. ft. bungalow with main floor laundry and oversized double detached garage. Price: $399,000. Call Trudi Dunham for a viewing. (A421)

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You have probably heard the urban legend of “writing off” everyday expenses on your tax return. You may feel like you are missing out on deductions but in reality it is usually a myth. For example, the tax court ruled that haircut expenses cannot be deducted against employment income even if your job requires you to get one every two weeks. Office clothing, dry cleaning and commuting costs like parking and gas are considered personal expenses. Basically, if you are an employee with a regular pay cheque, there are only a few circumstances where you can claim expenses on your tax return. Thankfully, there is a little relief for regular working Canadians. The Canada Employment Amount will help with some of your expenses related to employment. If you were employed at any time in 2012 – even if it was just a summer job – you are entitled to claim the credit. Canada Revenue Agency does allow you to claim auto expenses, business travel, meals and lodging, supplies and home work space expenses under certain conditions. However, your employment contract must require you to pay for the expenses. And you need to have a Form T2200 Declaration of Conditions of Employment signed and certified by your employer. In the case of auto and travel expenses, you must be required to do your job outside of the office or in different locations. To be eligible for the claim, make sure you did not receive a non-taxable travel allowance from your employer. If you want to claim meals, you have to be out of town for at least 12 hours and are limited to 50 percent of the overall bill. In order to claim home work space expenses, you must meet one of two conditions. Either the work space must be the place where you principally perform your job, or you must use the space exclusively on an ongoing basis for meeting customers or other people for your job. Expenses you can claim include a reasonable percentage of your rent, utilities and home repairs and maintenance. Calculations are based on the total square-footage of your home and must be prorated according to the percentage used for business purposes. If the work space is not used exclusively for employment purposes, it must be further prorated based on the amount of time it is used for personal use. So it would be hard to justify an addition of a new bedroom in your home maintenance costs. Working on commission may allow you to deduct more expenses. Salespeople can claim advertising and promotion expenses as well as 50 per cent of client entertainment. They can also claim a reasonable percentage of insurance and property taxes as home work space expenses in addition to the utilities, rent and maintenance allowed to other employees. However, only self-employed taxpayers may claim mortgage interest. So the answer to the question ‘Can I write it off as an employment expense?’ is usually no. The Income Tax Act is very specific about what employees can deduct on their taxes. If you do qualify for any of the deductions, make sure you keep your receipts. You have to be able to support any claims you make when Canada Revenue Agency comes knocking at your doorstep.

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Isabelle Donais who passed away on March 15, 2012 My precious little Mama: One year has passed. Wow, I miss you more now than the day you left us. Not a day goes by that I don’t think of you and a night that I don’t say goodnight, but I have peace of mind knowing that you’re with Dad, not working for every breath that you take. I have wonderful memories of our heart-to-heart talks, holidays together and family gettogethers. We are all so honoured to have had you for our mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother, sister and friend. It just breaks my heart that I’ve lost my mother, my best friend, and I can’t kiss and hug you. We’ll always be thankful to God for taking you peacefully, and we’ll be together again. Love forever, Vivian and family

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Bonnie (Naslund) Galenza November 14, 1963 – March 16, 1994 “Oh Master, grant that I may not seek so much to be consoled as to console, to be understood as to understand, to be loved as to love. For it is in giving that we receive, in pardoning that we are pardoned, and in dying that we are born to eternal life.” Missing you every day, with love forever, Mom and Dad, Gordon, Barbara, June and families

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November 20, 1936 – March 4, 2013 Lyndon Olson of New Norway, Alberta passed away on Monday, March 4, 2013 at the age of 76 years. Lyndon (Lyndy) was born on November 20, 1936 in the house on the Olson family farm. He was the second son of Elmer and Cecelia Olson. Lyndy attended Baldenstein School, and graduated from the Camrose Lutheran College. On October 9, 1965, Lyndy married the love of his life, Elaine Hendricksen. They raised two daughters, Kristi and Lynnette. Lyndy was a great husband, father, and “Papa”. He had a gift for telling stories and cracking silly jokes. Family gatherings were always a time filled with good conversation and plenty of laughter. Lyndy had a passion for radio and electronics. He was fortunate to work in a job that combined both of these interests. His career as Chief Engineer of the radio station CFCW spanned over 42 years. Lyndy was very involved with his community. He taught radio to the air cadet squadrons for 12 years. He also taught amateur radio classes, and approximately 42 students received their license under his instruction. He was an active member of the Rose City Amateur Radio Club. He was a lifelong member of Messiah Lutheran Church. He served on council, taught Sunday School, studied Stephen Ministry and participated in many other forms of faithful service. Lyndy had many hobbies and interests and enjoyed working with his hands. He did all the plumbing, wiring and finishing carpentry in their acreage home. He also enjoyed yardwork and gardening. In later years, Lyndy took an interest in metal lathing. He made several miniature steam engines and other metal parts. He was an amateur Ham Radio operator for 52 years, and thoroughly enjoyed listening to the air waves and talking to people all over the world. Lyndy had a deep appreciation for music and, as much as he loved playing the electric “gretsch”, he grew fond of the classical guitar. He had hours of enjoyment learning pieces by Segovia, Tarrega and, of course, Chet Atkins. He shared his joy of music with others and played the guitar for many community events. Lyndy had a deep Christian faith and he was a positive influence on his family and friends. He gave freely the gifts of love, generosity, thoughtfulness and wisdom. We cherish fondly his zest for life, his gentle spirit and his sense of humor. Lyndy will be lovingly remembered by his wife Elaine; daughters Kristi Olson and Lynnette (Brett) Woodrow; granddaughters Brielle and Anikah; sister Donna (Robert) Luce; brother Byron (Penny); brother Theodore (Joanna); brother Daryl (Leslie); brother-in-law Dean (Elsa) Hendricksen; sister-in-law Kathy (James) Lee; and numerous nephews, nieces and cousins. Lyndy’s presence in our lives will be greatly missed. A Funeral Service was held on 1:00 p.m., Monday, March 11, 2013 from Messiah Lutheran Church with Bev Swanson and Rev. Ken Grambo officiating. Interment has taken place in Valleyview Cemetery, Camrose. If family and friends so desire, memorial contributions are gratefully accepted to Augustana Music Conservatory, The Kidney Foundation, or to Messiah Lutheran Church. To send condolences please visit

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Mary Emilie Reinke On March 6, 2013, Mrs. Mary Reinke passed away at the age of 82 years. The Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at Zion Evangelical Mission Church in New Sarepta. First Memorial Funeral Services – Harmony Chapel Phone 780-433-7335

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Roger Millard December 12, 1945 – February 27, 2013 Roger Millard died on Wednesday February 27, 2013 of an embolism related to stage IV cancer. His strong will to live, the love of his daughter and wife, and the support of his cherished friends pulled him through the two years of living with a diagnosis of cancer. He loved the outdoors. Cross country skiing, downhill skiing, white water kayaking and hiking were among his favourite activities. His daughter and wife were his world and loved to venture into the great outdoors with him. His signature joking around, quick wit and giving spirit will never be forgotten. It was difficult to find a good comeback to his repartee. He was a character, and people either really liked him or really didn’t; few people were indifferent. He loved having meaningful conversations with his friends and was always readily available when they needed someone to talk to. He worked as a social worker in the area of addictions for 43 years. He had great compassion for the people he worked with. Roger had developed a deep spiritual side, overcame psychological abuse and developed a community of support. Roger embraced life with everything in him and always encouraged others to do the same. His favourite quote was: “Watch your thoughts, for they become words. Watch your words, for they become actions. Watch your actions, for they become habits. Watch your habits, for they become character. Watch your character, for it becomes your destiny.” A funeral service was held on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. from Camrose United Church with Rev. Alan Richards officiating. Cremation has taken place. Memorial contributions are gratefully accepted to Amnesty International, Sierra Legal Defense Fund, or Foster Plan Canada. To send condolences, please visit

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Gwen Sandstrom June 27, 1945 – March 13, 2009 A thousand words could not bring you back, We know because we tried. A thousand tears could not bring you back, We know because we cried. Four years ago, we said goodbye to you, Four years since you got your wings and flew So many things have changed Since the day you went away, Still we miss you every day. Until we meet again, We will have good days and bad, We will continue to talk to you Because it makes us not so sad. For you, our Wife, Mom, Grandma, Niece and Friend, We will smile a great big smile And laugh a great big laugh … Because we know you are watching. Lovingly remembered and forever missed, Dennis, Con, Krista, Larry, Preston, Brad, Brandi, Desyrae, Keandra, Aunty Iva and Uncle Mel

You never said I’m leaving You never said goodbye, You were gone before we knew it And only God knows why. A million times I needed you A million times I cried, If love alone could have saved you You never would have died. In life, I loved you dearly In death, I love you still, In my heart, I hold a place That only you can fill. It broke my heart to lose you But you didn’t go alone, As part of me went with you The day God took you home. Missing you always, Deb, Desirae, Gracie, Jeremy and Sheila

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WALMART DONATION Walmart store manager Ryan Smith presented a cheque for $2,465.46 to NeighborAid program director Jo-Anne Tweed Feb. 12. The money collected in a donation box in the aisle just outside the McDonald's store during November and December was matched by Walmart home office.

PEN .I am a more empathic person POINTS by Berdie Fowler

Food or sprawl? I cringe every time I hear about good, arable farmland being annexed to allow for urban expansion. Two of last week’s news stories caused me concern: one was the City of Edmonton’s decision to allow urban development in its Horse Hills area which now produces garden fresh vegetables; the other was the announcement that the City of Edmonton is working on plans to annex 15,600 hectares of the finest arable land south of its present boundary. The expansion would include the Edmonton International Airport plus what is described as prime agricultural land. I know that growing numbers of people need homes in which to live and industries to provide them with employment. I also know that food is essential for their survival and therein lies the risk when we destroy farmland. Well publicized trends in agriculture have shown that the amount of arable land is decreasing while world population is increasing at an accelerating rate. When good cropland is covered with pavement and buildings, it is not recoverable – it’s a one-way trip! In addition, we have diverted some of our food production to the development of biofuels. Statistics Canada, Census of Agriculture, tells us that “over time, arable land available per person is decreasing worldwide.” We are also told that the rate of improvement in farm productivity has been on the decline. In the 1930s, over 30 percent of Canadians lived on farms; today only two percent do. Of the 98 percent who are urban dwellers, many may not connect food on the table with farm produce. As well, they may not realize the economic value of a healthy agriculture industry. Agriculture counts for one out of eight jobs in Canada and is the nation’s fifth largest industry. It employs scientists, technologists, farmers, suppliers, processors, transporters, grocers and restaurant workers. In fairness, it is important to note that the City of Edmonton is just one of many other thriving cities to gobble up prime agricultural land for urban development. Our own city – Camrose – does it, too. What’s the alternative? Growing upward rather than outward. That solution poses a dilemma for Albertans. We, who like wide open spaces, don’t want to grow upward; we prefer to spread outward and live in single family dwellings, with our own private landscaped yards, rather than in high rises. Eventually, we will have to choose: food or sprawl? Hopefully, foresight and wisdom will prevail before it’s too late.

Watoto: saving widows and orphans We had the privilege of hosting the people of Camrose at the Watoto Children's Choir performance in Grace Lutheran Church. Your response was overwhelming. Your generous gifts to Watoto Ministries will save many lives. God bless you all. The children in the choir are wonderful. Some of them have visible scars. If overcoming adversity builds character then these kids certainly have character. Ranging in age from six to 13, all have lost one or both parents. Some were just abandoned, tossed away by parents who could not or would not care for them. Yet here they are, cheerful and upbeat, working

to help their brothers and sisters in Christ. Each tour, each performance, means more lives saved, more kids like them having the opportunity to live and learn and become the leaders of tomorrow. These children dream of a better future. They dream of an Africa free of war, famine and disease and see themselves as part of the solution. They hope to be teachers, doctors, lawyers – future leaders of a continent in need of good leaders. The founders of Watoto Ministries, Gary and Marilyn Skinner, have a Canadian connection. In 1979, Gary and Marilyn left Canada as missionaries to Zambia. In 1972, Gary moved their young family to Kampala, the war-torn capital of Uganda, to found an English-speaking church. Today, over 17,000 people attend one of the 20 weekend worship celebrations at eight district worship points. In 1988, Gary visited a 79year-old widow. AIDS had killed her husband and six of her children. Her last surviving child, a daughter, was dying of the same disease. He recalled the Bible verse, James 1:27, "The religion that God the Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after the orphan and widow in their distress and to keep one's self from being polluted by the

word." Watoto Child Care Ministries was begun in 1994 as a result. Watoto now operates several children's communities, women's homes and a children's hospital in Uganda. With Watoto they receive food, shelter, medical care and education. To those who have nothing, to receive a little is a blessing. For we who have so much, more is seldom enough. We, who are blessed with wealth, fear the future. We are filled with dread of what may come but never seems to arrive. Watching these children, knowing they have endured the hardship we fear is a bittersweet experience. While I am distressed by their past, I am inspired by their hope. Perhaps it is better to suffer a little and have hope for the future than it is to have comfort and fear the future. The people of Camrose and area contributed over $4,500 to the work of Watoto Ministries. We also received gifts of sports equipment from the Home Hardware distribution centre and Canadian Tire, Camrose, as well as the use of a generator from A-1 Rentals. The world is a little better today. Dave Gosse, Camrose

On the massacre of children Second Thought

On December 13, 2012, 20 children and six adults were fatally shot by a lone gunman in Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, Connecticut, U.S.A. Next to the Virginia Tech massacre of 2007 in which thirtytwo people perished, the Sandy Hook tragedy was the deadliest shooting in U.S. history. Not surprisingly, this event with its particularly vulnerable victims, has provoked much discussion about the general level of gun violence in U.S. society and the specific issue of what action the U.S. government might take to reduce it. It is confusing, though, to think of the U.S. government as a body that would act against the indiscriminate killing of children – particularly a U.S. government controlled by the Democratic Party. In 1996, the then Secretary of State Madelaine Albright was asked on news program whether she thought that the death of 500,000 Iraqi children as a result of UN Sanctions was “worth the price.” Her famous response was to say that it was a “hard choice, but the price we think is worth it.” Last year, the current U.S. President awarded Ms. Albright the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Thankfully, the current US administration has not implemented policies which have cost the lives of so many children as were lost in Iraq. Yet, President Obama’s record on this score is far from spotless. Last Spring, his own party released

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to the New York Times details of weekly meetings called “Kill Tuesdays” in which Obama, in consultation with his advisors, decides which persons on a list of suspected enemies of the United States will be eliminated through drone attacks. These attacks occur constantly and decisions about the human targets never involve formal charges or legal process. The attacks are often “successful” in that they kill people the U.S. government has decreed should die. But they frequently take the lives of people who simply

happen to be near the intended victims at the time of the attack. These “collateral” victims are often children. According to the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, between 2004 and 2013 drone strikes have killed 1,128 people in Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia, including 216 children. One of the child-victims was Abdulrahman al-Awlaki, a 16-yearold US citizen, killed in Yemen in 2011. His father, Anwar, a Muslim cleric and an allegedly legitimate target, had been killed a few weeks earlier. When asked during the recent U.S. presidential election campaign to account for young Abdulrahman’s death, a White House spokesman explained "I would suggest that you should have a far more responsible father if they are truly concerned about the wellbeing of their children." The implication seemed to be that the children of people the U.S. government deems to be threats to the security of the U.S. or to its interests are in some unfathomable way responsible for their fates. Two thoughts occur to me as I reflect on this combination of events. One thought is obvious: the child-victims in all cases – whether in Iraq, Somalia, Pakistan, Yemen or in Sandy Hook, Connecticut – are equally innocent and all should be honoured and mourned. The second thought is less obvious: are the perpetrators in all of these cases equally guilty?

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Finley recognized with Queen's Diamond Jubilee medal By Murray Green

Camrose branch of the Royal Canadian Legion member Al Finley was honoured to receive his Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. Al grew up on a farm in southern Manitoba near the United States border. "I was tired of driving horses, but my dad wouldn't buy a tractor. I told him I'm not doing this anymore and at 17 I joined the Navy," recalled Al. "When I turned 18 they accepted me and the very next spring my dad bought a tractor." Al served in the Navy for two years. "It was very poor training. We were to have two months of boiler room training, but we shovelled coal for six weeks. Then with two weeks left, we learned about a half a dozen different boilers," he added. "One thing we were taught, was never put cold water in a hot boiler or it will blow up. That's the only thing I remember." By the end of the session, Al didn't have enough training for a sea draft, so he was sent to the west coast. "I was there for nearly a year. I was supposed to be drafted for Pacific duties, but they wouldn't let me go. I had my front teeth broken when I was 11 years old and they wanted to fix them first. So, they put on caps and they kept falling out." One time Al and a petty officer were in charge of the boiler

Al Finley accepts his Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal from Crowfoot Member of Parliament Kevin Sorenson.

on the ship when things started to go wrong. "Before you change shifts, you usually clean the nozzles on the sprayers. Three fires are going in the boiler room," Al explained. "The only guy went to change the sprayer, but forgot to shut off the pressure. The oil was at 90 degrees and the pressure was 210. He opened the sprayer value and sprayed the whole boiler room black, including himself. He left for upstairs to have a shower and didn't say anything else. Before he left the boiler was getting low on water." While he was gone, the

boiler started to hammer and shake. "We didn't have any hot water because it was boiled dry. I remember that you can't use cold water, so I didn't know what to do. I thought if I just use enough water to keep it from being dry, but not enough to blow it up. Then it got quiet and back to normal. I didn't think too much more about it. I told a couple of steam engineers about it 20 years later and asked how long did I have before it blew. They said I had seconds. If I hadn't put the water in when I did, even if it was cold, we would have all been blown up.

You have to be lucky once in a while. We didn't tell anybody." Al joined the Legion in the spring of 1962. "I served on the executive for 10 years and helped with maintenance. I also was the Poppy Fund chairman and we brought in more than $18,500. I also helped start bingos for us in Wetaskiwin. We were bringing in $4,500 a week at that time." Al was also involved with the Moose Lodge. "I made a motion to build a building for the Moose. We built it using blocks and concrete and I didn't receive anything out of it. I donated all of the material and labour," said Al, who owned Finley Masonry with his brother Ross. His nephew Wayne now owns the company. "I was the entertainment chairman for a long time at the Moose Lodge." Al has slowed down on volunteering. "I'm not involved a lot with the Legion or the Moose anymore because of my age. I spent 50 years at one place and 45 at the other. I also worked 12 to 14 hours a day at my business and eventually burnt myself out. I loved it though," said Al. "We were offered to learn a trade when the war was over, so I took up bricklaying. I asked which tradesmen made the most money. There was a German bricklayer that was making five cents more an hour than anybody else. I said, that's what I want to do."

At that time, Al hadn't laid a brick in his life. "They gave me the tools and I didn't even know what they were. It was a labour of love for me. I believed in working hard and treating people fair. We were so busy that we couldn't keep up even in the tough times. If you treat people right, you will succeed." After several jobs and moves, he did some contract work for Burrows Construction in 1963. "At that time there was only one other bricklayer in town. I came here and it was a good move for us. It has been an interesting life." This award means a lot to Al. "This is a real honour. It comes from the Queen and it comes from your work that you have done in the community. You can't measure it in dollars because it comes from the heart," said Al. The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal was created to mark the 2012 celebrations of the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the throne as Queen of Canada. The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal is a tangible way for Canada to honour Her Majesty for her service to this country. At the same time, it serves to honour significant contributions and achievements by Canadians.

About Time Productions' newest musical starts Friday By Dan Jensen

Months of preparation will come to a head this weekend when the About Time Productions' theatre production program presents its 2013 musical, Once Upon a Mattress. "Everybody is really looking forward to getting back on the stage," said About Time Productions artistic director Cathie Johnson. "The kids have built up lots of energy over the last several months of rehearsals and it is time now for them to take the next step." Based on the fairy tale of The Princess and the Pea, Once Upon a Mattress is one of the most performed musicals at the high school and community theatre level. The story centres around Prince Dauntless the Drab, son of King Sextimus, who is unable to speak, and his wife, Queen Aggravain, who in her attempt to retain power, has declared that, until her son finds a spouse, no one in the kingdom may marry. The ruling is disturbing to many of the queen's subjects, most especially Lady Larken, who is carrying the child of Sir Harry. Luckily, Sir Harry is able to find an amazing princess, Winnifred the Woebegone, who declares herself a contender for the prince's hand and submits herself to Queen Aggravain's clever test. "The characters are sassy and there is a lot of singing and dancing involved," said Johnson. "Winnifred the Woebegon takes all the woe from the kingdom and makes it happy again." Once Upon a Mattress is

Caden Leonhardt, as Sir Harry, and Jeni Rawson, as Lady Larken, in a scene from Once Upon a Mattress.

expected to be as charming and entertaining as About Time Productions' 2012 performance of Back to the Eighties, albeit in a different way. "In Back to the Eighties and the other musicals we have done, everyone was on the stage all the time," said Johnson. "With this one we are more lead actor heavy."

About Time Productions has benefitted this year from the talents of three Augustana drama students who have worked with cast members on their acting skills and their conditioning. "They have been learning all the time in a group setting, so there are no days where there are just a few of them at

practice," said Johnson. "They have had more coaching than they have had in previous years and I think that is going to be evident during our performances." About Time Productions has also received support from many dedicated community volunteers who have worked on the design of the set, which

includes a castle made almost entirely from recycled materials, and the sewing of medieval costumes. "The production team has created for us a magical world," said Johnson. "Many of the costumes have been created specially for this musical." Major sponsors of Once Upon a Mattress include McClellan Wheaton Chevrolet Buick GMC, the Kinsmen Club of Camrose, Booster Juice, Camrose Morning News, The Camrose Canadian, Boston Pizza and Burgar Funeral Home. "Without the help of our sponsors none of this would have been possible," said Johnson. "I don't think very many people in Camrose know how much it costs to stage a musical production. Back to the Eighties last year cost us $30,000 to produce and I am sure the cost of producing this musical will be close to the same." Once Upon a Mattress will run at the Bailey Theatre March 15, 16 and 22, beginning at 7:30, and March 22 and 24 beginning at 2:30. A dinner theatre will be held at the Bailey March 23, starting at 6:30. About Time Productions is a not for profit association created in 2005 to bring live theatre, performed by children, to Camrose. Its mission is 'to provide affordable, non exclusive, non competitive, high quality arts educational instruction and performance while instilling an enduring appreciation for arts culture'.

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Dodge Ram Heavy Duty Rising to the highest level of capability By Dan Jensen

The new Dodge Ram heavy duty trucks have arrived at Camrose Chrysler. The 2013 Ram heavy duty rises to the highest level of capability with best-in-class towing and best-in-class gross combined weight rating. The Ram 3500 claims a 30,000-pound trailer capacity thanks to a new classexclusive 50,000 pounds per square inch, high-strength steel frame, improved transfer case, higher load transmission, and other significant driveline upgrades. Powertrain

A 5.7 litre HEMI V-8 makes its debut in the Ram 3500 heavy duty pickup as standard equipment. Also standard in the Ram 2500 heavy duty, the engine produces 383 horsepower at 5,600 rpm and generates peak torque of 400 lb.-ft. at 3,950 rpm. The HEMI is mated to a 66RFE six-speed automatic transmission. Dominating the power charts, the renowned 6.7 litre Cummins high output turbo diesel I-6 is now available in three versions. The first version is paired with Ram's segment exclusive six-speed manual transmission, which features a wear-compensating clutch for lifetime "like new" performance and a dual-trunion shift tower to accommodate a compact shift pattern. This combination delivers 350 horsepower at 2,800 rpm – a significant upgrade from the 2012 model-year maximum of 600 lb.-ft. The second option matches the Cummins to the 68RFE six-speed automatic transmission. The diesel engine cranks out 370 horsepower at 2,800 rpm with an unsurpassed in three-quarter ton trucks 800 lb.-ft. of torque at 1,600 rpm. Finally, an upgraded 6.7 litre Cummins high output turbo diesel I-6 for Ram 3500 is paired with a new Aisin six-speed automatic transmission (AS69RC), leaving no doubt to Ram's heavy duty capability. In addition to 385 horsepower at 2,800 rpm, the most powerful Cummins generates best-in-class torque of 850 lb.-ft. at 1,600 rpm. The new transmission features wide gear ratios that contribute to upgraded shift performance, an approximate one per cent gain in transmission efficiency, and improved driveability when compared to the previous design. For 2013, all Ram heavy duty diesels benefit from an all-new cooling system. A high-efficiency fan, dual radiators, dual transmission coolers and charge air cooler afford 25 per cent more heat-rejection capacity. Lower operating temperatures deliver improved performance, durability and lower operating costs. Diesel-equipped Ram heavy duty pickups feature an industry-exclusive Ram Active Air intake system, activated by new monitoring capabilities added to the engine controller. When the intake system senses extreme heat, it draws cool air from the front of the vehicle, a function that also engages at high altitudes for superior throttle response in low oxygen environments. When conditions are wet from snow, ice or water fjording, the system pulls air from an underhood inlet clear from snow packing and water ingestion.

The Cummins powerplants benefit from a larger exhaust-gas recirculation cooler, which complements the debut of selective catalytic reduction and accommodates a best-in-class oil change interval of 15,000 miles. Oil life is increased by reducing soot production and reducing fuel dilution of the oil. Engineering

Ram heavy duty trucks feature new frames built with high-strength 50 KSI steel, including eight separate cross members, hydroformed main rails and fully boxed rear rails for optimal strength and mass efficiency. Wider front frame rails enable front suspension springs to be positioned slightly outboard, an enabler for generating more positive roll stiffness. A new front suspension cross member is now a two-piece welded component between the front axle and oil pan. Centre frame rail sections are roll-formed, an efficient means of maintaining consistent strength in less complex longitudinal sections. In the rear portion of the new frame, the structure includes fully boxed rear rails and a factory-installed rear axle cross member with provisions for fifth wheel and gooseneck hitches. A new front and rear suspension system with advanced geometry builds upon the chassis improvements and greatly improves roll stiffness. A number of body improvements have been made to enhance overall noise, vibration and harshness, and to align with the best-in-class capabilities of the 2013 Ram heavy duty. The new truck comes equipped with updated engine, transmission and body mounts, including pioneered hydro mounts at C-pillar positions for class-leading NVH characteristics despite the truck's aptitude for higher payloads and towing. A new capless fuel filter on diesel applications is a space saving initiative that enables side-by-side fuel and diesel exhaust fluid port configuration. The result is more convenient fuel and DEF re-fill at pump stations. Interior

New Ram heavy duty features and technologies create an opportunity for a redesigned interior with material

upgrades, improved fit and finish, new colours, HVAC controls and new multi-media systems. The 2013 Ram heavy duty features the next generation 8.4-inch Uconnect system with background screens tailor-made to specific Ram models and themes. To make room for the new big screen, the centre stack is upgradMike Cuthbert ed with matching materials Camrose Chrysler found throughout the interior. Complementing the range of Ram heavy duty models, the interior design team created new, individualized themes with different colours and materials. The all-new HVAC controls take lessons learned from other Chrysler Group Uconnect applications and feature simple, improved function meeting the highest Human Machine Interface (HMI) standards. The HVAC system includes a redundant architecture, allowing the operator to use either the 8.4-inch touchscreen or manual controls to alter the truck's environment. Below the HVAC arrangement is a new switch bank with relocated, easy-to-use controls for a number of features depending on vehicle models and options. The top row is for functional features and includes exhaust brake, tow/haul and electronic stability control. The bottom row also can be optioned as an auxiliary switch bank for all five spots. All buttons in the comfort bank also are redundant in the Uconnect system. Contiguous to the switch bank is a prominently placed adjustable integrated trailer brake control, allowing the driver to add or reduce trailer brake force on the fly. The new console centre stack includes a 115-volt outlet and new drawer at the base of the stack with a smooth, premium feel tool box-slide action. The new drawer features 12-volt outlets on either side and an optional powered USB on the driver's side.

You can see the 2013 Dodge Ram Heavy Duty at Camrose Chrysler, on Highway 13 East. Phone 780-672-2476 or toll free 1-800-563-4202 and ask for a member of the friendly sales team.

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HOOP BATTLE Murray Green, Camrose Booster

Charlie Killam Cougars and the Hay Lakes Tigers battled it out in the junior high basketball tournament in Camrose and then again in the league playoffs. Hay Lakes won the playoffs and CKS earned bronze medals. Left, Jillian MacWilliam cuts around Sadie Borgford and heads to the basket. Above, Janelle Nordin of the Tigers looks for an open player with Taylor Olson attempting to cut her off.

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By Murray Green Camrose Kodiaks' rookie forward Tanner MacMaster was named the Alberta Junior Hockey League Rookie of the Year. He received the Dick White Trophy prior to the start of the playoffs on March 6. "I was kind of surprised. I came into the league wanting to develop and pursue my opportunities," said Tanner. "I had a good season with the Kodiaks and hopefully that will continue into the playoffs." AJHL commissioner Ryan Bartoshyk made the presentation in the EnCana Arena before the puck was dropped to start the series between Camrose and the Calgary Mustangs. Tanner made the transition from minor hockey to the junior ranks look easy. "It took me a couple of games to get used to the level, but my teammates really helped me get used to the speed. They gave me little tips on things to do, so I have to give both my linemates and teammates a lot of credit for helping me," added Tanner. " It capped off a great week for Tanner as he also announced he is going to Boston College for the 2014-15 season. "Boston College has a big history of developing smaller guys. I thought I would fit in well there. My style fits because they are a skilled team that likes to control the puck. I will fit in well there," explained Tanner. "I had a couple of other places lined up to see during the spring break, but I decided not to wait. I liked what I saw, I went to a game and enjoyed the good atmosphere. I thought 'Why wait?' It was the right time to make the decision." The rookie will return to the Kodiaks next season. "I have another year of high school until I graduate and then it will be off to college." Tanner led all rookies and the Kodiaks in scoring with 48 points and 24 goals. He came through in the clutch with six game-winning goals for the Kodiaks and recorded a hat trick (three goals in one game). The Kodiaks' player was named as an unanimous selection to the AJHL South Division All-rookie team and represented the AJHL as a member of Team Pacific at the 2013 World Junior Under 17 Hockey Challenge. He was selected as the Canalta Hotel's AJHL Player of the Week in February 2013, and was a seven time recipient of the Pro Hockey Life Player of the Game award. Tanner accepted a scholarship offer from Boston College. The rookie forward for the Kodiaks has had an exceptional year and is deserving of this scholarship. The Alberta Junior Hockey


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Police arrested an intoxicated 23-year-old man after Police checks revealed he was currently on a Probation Order with alcohol conditions. Police responded to a verbal dispute between a husband and wife inside of their residence. Police arrested the 37-year-old intoxicated husband for prevention of breach of peace.

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A woman attended the police station to report that her boyfriend had assaulted her the previous evening. During the investigation, the woman disclosed that her boyfriend also caused the death of her dog. The 53-yearold man has been charged with assaulting the woman and causing the death of her dog. He is scheduled to appear in Camrose

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WISE BUYERS READ THE LEGAL COPY: Vehicle(s) may be shown with optional equipment. Dealer may sell or lease for less. Limited time offers. Offers may be cancelled at any time without notice. Dealer order or transfer may be required as inventory may vary by dealer. See your Ford Dealer for complete details or call the Ford Customer Relationship Centre at 1-800-565-3673. For factory orders, a customer may either take advantage of eligible Ford retail customer promotional incentives/offers available at the time of vehicle factory order or time of vehicle delivery, but not both or combinations thereof. ‡Until April 30, 2013, receive $250 /$500/ $750 /$1,000 /$1,250 /$1,500 /$2,000 /$2,500/ $3,750/ $4,500 /$5,500 /$7,000 /$7,500 /$8,000 /$8,500 Manufacturer Rebates with the purchase or lease of a new 2013 Explorer Base / Edge SE/ Focus (excluding S, ST and BEV), Fiesta (excluding S), Escape (excluding S)/ Flex SE, Explorer (excluding Base), E-Series, F-150 Regular Cab XL 4x2 value leader/ Focus S, Fiesta S/ Mustang V6 Coupe, Taurus SE/ Transit Connect (excluding Electric), F-350 to F-550 Chassis Cabs/Edge AWD (excluding SE)/ Edge FWD (excluding SE)/Mustang V6 Premium/ Mustang GT, F-250 to F-450 (excluding Chassis Cabs) Gas Engine/ F-150 Regular Cab (excluding XL 4x2) non 5.0L/ F-150 Regular Cab (excluding XL 4x2) 5.0L, F-250 to F-450 (excluding Chassis Cab) Diesel Engine /F-150 Super Cab and Super Crew non 5.0L/ F-150 Super Cab and Super Crew 5.0L - all Raptor, GT500, BOSS302, and Medium Truck models excluded. Manufacturer Rebates are not combinable with any fleet consumer incentives. †Offer valid from March 1, 2013 to April 30, 2013 (the “Program Period”). Receive CAD$1,000 towards select Ford Custom truck accessories, excluding factory-installed accessories/options (“Accessories”), with the purchase or lease of a new 2012/2013 Ford F-150 (excluding Raptor) or Super Duty (each an “Eligible Vehicle”) delivered or factory ordered during the Program Period (the “Offer”). Offer is subject to vehicle and Accessory availability. Offer is not redeemable for cash and can only be applied towards eligible Accessories. Any unused portions of the Offer are forfeited. Total Accessories may exceed CAD$1,000. Only one (1) Offer may be applied toward the purchase or lease of an eligible vehicle. Customer’s choosing to forego the Offer will qualify for CAD$750 in customer cash to be applied to the purchase, finance or lease price of an Eligible Vehicle (taxes payable before customer cash is deducted). This Offer is not combinable with CPA, GPC, Daily Rental Allowances, the Commercial Upfit Program, or the Commercial Fleet Incentive Program (CFIP). Limited time offer. Offer may be cancelled at any time without notice. Some conditions apply. Offer available to residents of Canada only. See Dealer for details. *Purchase a new 2013 F-150 XLT Super Cab 4x4 with 5.0L engine/2013 F-250 XLT Super Cab 4x4 Western Edition package with power seats for $29,999/$41,999. Taxes payable on full amount of purchase price after Manufacturer Rebate of $8,500/$5,500 has been deducted. Offers include freight and air tax $1,700 but exclude optional features, administration and registration fees (administration fees may vary by dealer), fuel fill charge and all applicable taxes. Manufacturer Rebates can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford of Canada at either the time of factory order or delivery, but not both. Manufacturer Rebates are not combinable with any fleet consumer incentives. ††Until April 30, 2013, receive 4.99%/5.99% annual percentage rate (APR) purchase financing on a new 2013 F-150 XLT Super Cab 4x4 with 5.0L engine/2013 F-250 XLT Super Cab 4x4 Western Edition package with power seats for a maximum of 72 months to qualified retail customers, on approved credit (OAC) from Ford Credit. Not all buyers will qualify for the lowest APR payment. Purchase financing monthly payment is $431/$646 (the sum of twelve (12) monthly payments divided by 26 periods gives payee a bi-weekly payment of $199/$298 with a down payment of $3,200/$3,000 or equivalent trade-in. Cost of borrowing is $4,266.97/$7,523.22 or APR of 4.99%/5.99% and total to be repaid is $31,065.97/$46,522.22. Offers include a Manufacturer Rebate of $8,500/$5,500 and freight and air tax of $1,700 but exclude optional features, administration and registration fees (administration fees may vary by dealer), fuel fill charge and all applicable taxes. Taxes payable on full amount of purchase price after Manufacturer Rebate deducted. Bi-Weekly payments are only available using a customer initiated PC (Internet Banking) or Phone Pay system through the customer’s own bank (if offered by that financial institution). The customer is required to sign a monthly payment contract with a first payment date one month from the contract date and to ensure that the total monthly payment occurs by the payment due date. Bi-weekly payments can be made by making payments equivalent to the sum of 12 monthly payments divided by 26 bi-weekly periods every two weeks commencing on the contract date. Dealer may sell for less. Offers vary by model and not all combinations will apply. ±Until April 30, 2013, lease a new 2013 F-150 XLT Super Cab 4x4 with 5.0L engine and get 2.99% annual percentage rate (APR) financing for up to 36 months on approved credit (OAC) from Ford Credit. Not all buyers will qualify for the lowest APR payment. Lease a vehicle with a value of $29,999 at 2.99% APR for up to 36 months with $600 down or equivalent trade in, monthly payment is $398, total lease obligation is $14,928 and optional buyout is $17,136. Offer includes Manufacturer Rebate of $8,500. Taxes payable on full amount of lease financing price after Manufacturer Rebate is deducted. Offers include freight and air tax of $1,700 but exclude optional features, administration and registration fees (administration fees may vary by dealer), fuel fill charge and all applicable taxes. Additional payments required for PPSA, registration, security deposit, NSF fees (where applicable), excess wear and tear, and late fees. Some conditions and mileage restrictions of 80,000 km over 48 months apply. A charge of 16 cents per km over mileage restrictions applies, plus applicable taxes. Manufacturer Rebates can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford of Canada at either the time of factory order or delivery, but not both. Manufacturer Rebates are not combinable with any fleet consumer incentives. ▼Program in effect from January 15, 2013 to April 1, 2013 (the “Program Period”). To qualify, customer must turn in a 2006 model year or older vehicle that is in running condition (able to start and move and without missing parts) and has been properly registered/plated or insured for the last 3 months (the “Criteria”). Eligible customers will receive [$500]/[$1,000]/[$2,500]/[$3,000] towards the purchase or lease of a new 2012/2013 Ford [C-Max, Fusion Hybrid & Energi]/[Fusion (excluding S, Hybrid & Energi), Taurus (excluding SE), Mustang (excluding Value Leader), Escape (excluding S), Transit Connect (excluding EV), Edge (excluding SE), Flex (excluding SE), Explorer (excluding base)]/[F-150 (excluding Regular Cab 4x2 XL), Expedition, E-Series]/[F250-550] – all Fiesta, Focus, Raptor, GT500, BOSS 302, Transit Connect EV, Medium Truck, Value Leader and Lincoln models excluded (each an “Eligible Vehicle”). Taxes payable before Rebate amount is deducted. To qualify: (i) customer must, at the time of the Eligible Vehicle sale, provide the Dealer with (a) sufficient proof of Criteria, and (b) signed original ownership transferring customer vehicle to the Authorized Recycler; and (ii) Eligible Vehicle must be purchased, leased, or factory ordered during the Program Period. Offer only available to residents of Canada and payable in Canadian dollars. Offer is transferable only to persons domiciled with the owner of the recycled vehicle. Offer can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford at either the time of factory order or delivery, but not both. Offer not available on any vehicle receiving CPA, GPC, Commercial Connection or Daily Rental Rebates and the Commercial Fleet Rebate Program (CFIP). Customers eligible for CFIP are not eligible for this offer. Limited time offer, see dealer for details or call the Ford Customer Relationship Centre at 1-800-565-3673. ***Estimated fuel consumption ratings for 2013 F-150 4X4 5.0L V8 6-speed automatic transmission: [15.0L/100km (19MPG) City, 10.6L/100km (27MPG) Hwy]. Fuel consumption ratings based on Transport Canada approved test methods. Actual fuel consumption will vary based on road conditions, vehicle loading, vehicle equipment, and driving habits. **F-150: When properly equipped. Max. towing of 11,300 lbs with 3.5L EcoBoost 4x2 and 4x4 and 6.2L 2 valve V8 4x2 engines. Max. payloads of 3,120 lbs/3,100 lbs with 5.0L Ti-VCT V8/3.5L V6 EcoBoost 4x2 engines. Max. horsepower of 411 and max. torque of 434 on F-150 6.2L V8 engine. Class is Full–Size Pickups under 8,500 lbs GVWR vs. 2012/2013 competitors. ‡‡F-Series is the best-selling line of pickup trucks in Canada for 47 years in a row based on Canadian Vehicle Manufacturers’ Association statistical sales report, December 2012. †††Some mobile phones and some digital media players may not be fully compatible – check for a listing of mobile phones, media players, and features supported. Driving while distracted can result in loss of vehicle control, accident and injury. Ford recommends that drivers use caution when using mobile phones, even with voice commands. 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By Murray Green There will be eight teams vying for the 2013 Investors Group Alberta Provincial Bantam C Hockey Championship held in the Forestburg and Daysland communities on March 15 to 17. The Thunderstar Minor Hockey Association will be hosting the playoffs with 11 games at

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Local athletes collect seven medals Submitted by Rose Snopek

Health is Wealth was the theme of the Alberta 55 plus Winter Games held in Calgary Feb. 13 to 16. With over 1,180 participants from across Alberta, the excitement was high as many of them had never experienced the Games before. Our Camrose Ski Club competed at the Canmore Nordic Centre, one of the best ski trails in the province. The event was very well run and the condi-

tions were perfect. We had the novice, Glenys Smith, who had never experienced racing before, and the near novice, Ivar Saugen, who had only three years of racing under his belt. But the combination of the Camrose Ski Club and Stettler, managed to win seven gold medals and one bronze. They attribute some of their success to Les Parsons, the new coach, who offers advice on technique and body mechanics. Les was the former coach of

the Olympian Becky Scott, and has a multitude of expertise to offer. The wax master, Dr. Garry Gibson, worked his magic, which provided very fast times. Cross-country skiing is one of the best events to keep fit. Garry Gibson is a prime example of this, as at the age of 82, he still skies faster than most of the competitors, regardless of age. He received the award as the Eldest Participant in cross-country skiing at the Winter Games.

From left to right, Garry Gibson earned gold medals in the 75 and over men’s 7.5 km and 15 km events. Helen Samm won gold medals in the 60 and over women’s 5 km and 10 km races. Glenys Smith captured a bronze medal in the 70 and over women’s 10 km event. Bridie Forde of Stettler won gold medals in the 65 and over women’s 5 km and 10 km races. Ivar Saugen came in fourth in both the 70 and over men’s events.

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BRCF presents grant to St. Andrew's Anglican Church The Battle River Community Foundation has made a grant to St. Andrew's Anglican Church. This grant is from the Ken and Audrey Rayment Fund which is designated for St. Andrew's Anglican Church. The Battle River Community Foundation exists to support projects in East Central Alberta which benefit local communities and have a positive impact on the future. Contributions to the Battle River Community Foundation are permanently invested in endowment funds currently valued in excess of $6.8 million. Grants from the Battle River Community Foundation are made possible through the generosity of individual donors like the Rayments and organizations that have created endowment funds. The principal remains untouched and the income is made available annually to support local charities such as St. Andrew’s Anglican Church. Some grant funding is also made available by generous donors who make flowthrough gifts to the Battle River Community Foundation. Since its founding in 1995, the Battle River Community Foundation has granted over $1.7 million to various projects and initiatives. To learn more about the Battle River Community Foundation please visit the website at or call the office at 780-679-0449.

Grant presentation By Reesor, Secretary of the Battle River Community Foundation, is seen presenting a cheque to Archdeacon Jacques Vaillancourt.

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ANNOUNCEMENTS SEE THE AUTOMOTIVE SECTION STARTING ON PAGE 24 for more classified ads about cars, trucks, campers, RVs, automotive services and ATVs WEDDING DRESS MISTAKE? – If your error was putting it on once, fix the mistake. Sell your dress with a Camrose Booster classified. Phone 780-672-3142. THE DR. “MAC” SMITH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND for post-graduate education in nursing is accepting memorials. To donate or for applications and information, please write to AARN Education Trust Fund. 11620-168 St., Edmonton, AB T5M 4A6. CAMROSE WILD ROSE DANCE CLUB dance held first and third Saturday of every month at Mirror Lake Centre, 5415-49 Ave., Camrose. March 16 band: Sparkling Tones. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Dance 8:00 p.m. - midnight. Admission: $12 members, $14 nonmembers. For more information call Lawrence, 780-608-1590 or Evelyn, 780-672-4884. LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE – Family smorg style breakfast at Moose Family Center, Sunday, March 17 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Adults, $7.00; Students, $6.00.

HEISLER ELKS’ HAM BINGO – Monday, March 18, Heisler Community Cultural Centre. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Bingo 7:30 p.m. Door prizes on advance tickets only. Bonanza to follow bingo. ANNUAL BAWLF LIONS CLUB PIG AND WHISTLE – Sat., March 16, Bawlf Community Centre. Tickets, $12.50. Doors and bar open 7:00 p.m. Show: 7:30 p.m. Music, comedy and prizes. Tickets available at Bawlf Cafe or at door. Ph. 780679-6352 for more information. HEISLER ELKS’ SAUSAGE BREAKFAST – Sunday, March 17, 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Adults: $10; 6-12: $5; Five and under: Free. SPRING TEA, CRAFT, BAKE, SILENT AUCTION SALE AND RAFFLES at Stoney Creek Lodge, 5213-44 Ave. March 20, 1:30 p.m. 3:00 p.m. Donations of unused items greatly appreciated. For more information call Angie, 780-672-3460. PANCAKE SUPPER (AND MUCH MORE) – Wednesday, March 20, 5:00 - 7:30 p.m., Round Hill Community Centre. Adults, $8; 6-12 yrs., $5; Preschool - Free. Everyone welcome. Sponsored by Round Hill Seniors. PEROGY LUNCHEON – March 14, 11:00 a.m. to 2 00 p.m., Ukrainian Catholic Church basement, 5304-48A Ave. Adults: $10/plate; 6 - 10 years: $5/plate. Cabbage rolls and perogies for sale. ROUND HILL EASTER MARKET – Monday, March 25, 5 - 7 p.m. For a free table call Terry, 780-672-6068. BAKE SALE – Ukrainian Catholic Church basement, 5304-48A Ave., Camrose, March 23, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon. VOICE OF THE MARTYRS – March 17, 2013, 1:00 p.m., Grace Parish Hall, 5306-50 Ave. Greg Musselman, VOM’s VP of Outreach, has travelled to more than 25 countries to interview persecuted Christians and produce video documentaries for the mission. 780-672-2092. DUHAMEL HISTORICAL SOCIETY ANNUAL MEETING – Monday, March 18, 7:00 p.m., New Norway Hall. Coffee and lunch served. Everyone welcome. DAYSLAND & DISTRICT AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY Presents FARM TAX and ESTATE PLANNING SEMINAR With Merle Good April 10, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Daysland Community Hall Seminar includes: - Land rollover - Sole proprietor - Incorporation $20 per person (includes lunch, coffee, snacks) Pre-registration required by April 3, 2013 Call Ashley, 780-678-0176 SOME LIKE IT HOT! – Camrose Composite High School Chili Supper, March 17, 5:00 p.m. Tickets, $10; under five, free. Available from any CCHS band member or at school office. Some limited tickets at door.

THANK YOU THANKS FOR THE GREAT SERVICE from the guys at Do More Automotive!

THE FAMILY OF KYLE LOHR would like to extend their heartfelt thanks and appreciation to the many friends and family for their prayers, phone calls, visits, kind thoughts, memorial donations, cards, gifts, food and flowers. Thank you to Bart Orr and all the staff at Burgar Funeral Home for their professionalism and dedicated service, to Rev. Brian Hunter for the spiritual guidance and lovely funeral celebration, to Rosalind Ag. Society for taking care of the lunch and to all the friends and family who helped with chores, snow removal, setting up, hauling extra chairs and the clean-up. No words could ever express our appreciation for the love and support that you have all given us. – Neil and Judy, Cory and Lisa, Blair and Taneil, and Kelsey THE FAMILY OF DOLORES DOLANZ would like to thank everyone who showed us such kindness. Your support helped us through a very difficult time. Thank you to all for your generosity of food, flowers, cards and memorial donations. Thank you to Fr. Leon Kler for the beautiful mass and comforting homily. Special thank you to Weber Funeral Home for sending Mom on her final journey looking so beautiful. Another special thank you to the doctors and staff of the Daysland Hospital for all the care and compassion you showed to Mom and all of us. – Terry Dolanz and family THANK YOU for the excellent care and compassion given to our Aunt Ebba while living in Portsmouth in Sunrise Village. Thanks also to the Home Care personnel and to Dr. Valerie Smith for the compassion and attention extended the last few months of her life. Thank you to Pastor Kristian Wold for his words of comfort and reassurance, to Caroline Olsen, organist, to the Bethel Lutheran Women for providing the delicious luncheon, to John Person and staff at Burgar Funeral Home for guiding us through this journey. A special thanks to her friends and family for the cards and memorial donations, gifts of flowers, food and help that was received. God bless you all. – The family of Ebba Anderson GUNNER CARLSON wishes to thank family and friends for attending is 90th birthday and for gifts and cards. Special thanks to all the workers.

PERSONAL DRINKING A PROBLEM? Alcoholics Anonymous, call 780672-9903. LOST THAT LOVING FEELING? Find it with a personal ad in The Camrose Booster classifieds. Ph. 780-672-3142. LONELY 50-YEAR OLD GENTLEMAN – Looking for a girlfriend. 780-672-2755, 780679-9228.

LOST AND FOUND LOST: LADY’S LEATHER COAT – Accidentally exchanged. Possibly at Round Hill. Ph. 780672-6081.

PETS/PET SUPPLIES GOT PUPPIES? If that sneaky dog of the neighbour’s has been over lately and you’ve got a litter of puppies to prove it... move them fast with a Camrose Booster classified ad. Ph. 780-672-3142.

BATTLE RIVER VETERINARY SERVICES Practice Limited to Companion Animals Experienced Professionals Providing Quality Care and Service 780-672-6999 5208-51 Avenue, Camrose

WANTED WILL ACCEPT OLD VEHICLES, machinery, scrap iron, etc. Car batteries (will pay for). Call 780-672-6917 or 780-686-5211.

EMPLOYMENT WANTED 2ND BEST PAINTER IN TOWN – 30 years’ experience for all your painting needs. Call Rick the Painter, 780-672-0391. WILL DO YARD WORK, gardening, grass cutting, or house cleaning. Call Debbie at 780877-2153 or 780-781-3637.

HELP WANTED WE ARE A FERINTOSH, AB BASED poultry loading company that loads poultry on central Alberta farms. We have immediate openings for: 1) One Forklift Operator - must have Class 3 with air endorsement “Q” to operate truck that transports forklift; 2) General Labourers for crating poultry. Willing to train. Competitive salary. Contact Chris, 780-877-2119. WE WANT THE BEST! Class 1, 2 or 4 Drivers for Taxi • Less than 4 demerits • Friendly personality • Good driving habits, experience • P/T, F/T, Days or Nights ROSE CITY TAXI 780-672-1003 CLEAN 2 PERFECTION A newly created position is now available as Manager in Training • Are you a motivated individual with leadership abilities? • Can you provide a criminal record check? • Do you have your own reliable transportation? • Are you eperienced in residential and commercial If this sounds like you, you could become the newest member of our dynamic team with great growing potential in a growing company. We are now also seeking to fill two part-time positions for our cleaning staff. To arrange for an interview, please contact Crystal at 780-781-3009. FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT available on dairy farm. Operate farm equipment and work with cattle. Valid driver’s license is an asset. Call 780-672-3048. GARDNER COLLEGE KIDS’ CAMPUS requires full-time child care worker. Submit resumés to 5604-47 Ave. by March 15. SMALL FLUSHBY LOOKING FOR EXPERIENCED RIG HAND – Must have all safety tickets and valid driver’s license. Email resumé to:, fax to 1-780-583-2118 or call 1-780-583-2119.


SEASONAL FARM LABOURER WANTED for May 1 - Oct. 30. Duties include tractor operation, rock picking, bin cleaning, equipment maintenance and fence repair. Requirements: valid driver’s license with clean abstract, previous farm experience and a positive attitude. Wage $15/hr., 40 hr. week (may vary depending on season). Accommodation available for a fee. Located east of New Norway. Fax resumé to Steven Snider, 780-855-2569. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. FULL-TIME RECEPTIONIST required in denturist’s office. Must have good organizational skills, good communication skills, competent computer skills and be a ‘people’ person. Drop off resumés at 4867-51 Street. Phone 780-678-7173.

SERVICES JUNK TO THE DUMP – Free estimates. Garages, basements, light hauling. 780-678-1847 (cell), Tom. WE SELL RUBBER STAMPS, stamp pads, and stamp pad ink. Camrose Booster Ltd., 4925-48 St., Camrose. COMPLETE TILING SERVICE Specializing in backsplashes, tub surrounds and all types of wall. Patricia Fielding, Lady Tiler 780-672-3622 TOTAL FOOT CARE, 780672-3993. Have a specially trained RN visit you. ROD LaGRANGE DRYWALL – residential/commercial. Tape, texture, estimates and references. Phone 780-679-8299 or 780352-0888. R.J.’S CONSTRUCTION Renovations, bathrooms, additions and repairs Shingling, garages, concrete work Arborite and tiles 20 years’ experience in Camrose Call Rob, 780-672-0521 J.D.’s SMALL ENGINE REPAIR, SALES & SERVICE – Ph. 1-780-672-7649. THE SHIRT OFF MY BACK TAILORING Full alteration and custom sewing service. Tues. - Fri. 10-6, Thurs., 10-8, Sat., 9-4 4937-49 Street, Camrose, AB (East of the Main Post Office) Ph. 780-672-4793 McTAVISH DELIVERIES LTD. Local and long distance moving Storage Insured and bonded Where your business is appreciated 780-672-5242, Camrose LaCRIA TRUCKING Potable Water Hauling Residential, Commercial, Oilfield Gerald and Marla Steinwand, owners PHONE 780-679-9134 CLEAN 2 PERFECTION – Now accepting new clients for our residential and commercial cleaning service. For rates and availability please contact Crystal at 780781-3009.

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CLASSIFIED ADS (Continued) WANTED TO RENT WANTED – Pasture for 25 - 40 cow/calf pairs. 780-679-0713.

FOR RENT FOR RENT ADS NOW UPLOADED TO The Camrose Booster Website DAILY! KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS HALL FOR RENT, Ph. 780672-8620. CAMROSE MOOSE HALL FOR RENT Ideal for weddings, banquets, any celebration or special occasion. Call 780-672-2695 ASK ABOUT OUR SPECIAL AT GRAND PARK VILLAGE – Large one and two bedroom suites starting at $650 for one bedroom and $700 for two bedrooms. Hurry! Deals like this won’t last. Call today for a viewing, 780-281-0426 ASPEN TERRACE Modern, spacious, clean Includes fridge, stove, dishwasher, in-suite washer/dryer Heat, hot water, parking included Pet friendly In quiet surroundings All amenities within walking distance EARLY SPRING INCENTIVES One-bedroom Specials 780-672-8681 Visit us on Kijiji BEAUTIFUL NEW OFFICES Sparkling new second floor offices in beautiful downtown Camrose. Only three offices left out of nine originally available, All are wired for internet access, Office #207: 12’ x 12’: $136.27/mo. Office #204: 15.5’ x 12’: $180.13/mo. Office #208: 15.5’ x 12’: $180.13/mo. Rent includes utilities but is subject to GST. Extremely quiet construction and quiet neighbours. Two of the offices have never been occupied. Be the very first to occupy your office! Our tenants stick around for years because we are the fairest, most reasonable people in the business! Call 780-672-3142 today and ask for Blain Fowler, Don Hutchinson or Andrea Uglem. MID-CITY PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, 1017197 Alberta Ltd. For All Your Rental Needs We have: • Houses • Duplexes • 4-Plexes • Condos • Storage •Apartments and more! Call 780-672-0662 for more info and listings or visit our ads on Kijiji OFFICE SPACE in Camrose business centre. Ph. 780-672-1998 or 780-608-5629. MAY 1: TWO-BEDROOM, 1,250 SQ. FT. DUPLEX – Attached garage, large yard, preferred neighbourhood, close to schools and shopping. N/S, N/P, DD/security required. $1,350/mo. Call 780781-1367.

ONE- AND TWO-BEDROOM APT. SUITES – Recently renovated. In quiet adult building with balcony. Close to downtown. Available now. $650 - $750/mo. includes heat and water. No pets, smokers or partiers. Ph. 780672-5369. IMMACULATELY MAINTAINED – Quiet, friendly, secure ALL SENIORS apt. building. N/S, N/P across from Rosehaven (Southview Manor, 5320-47 Ave., Camrose). Sunny, south-facing second floor two-bedroom, recently painted with large walk-in storage closet and balcony available March 1. Rent/DD $725. Includes heat, water, laundry room, parking stall. Contact Barb in building at 780-608-2011 or Rod at 780458-9683. NEWER 1,360 SQ. FT. FOURPLEX – Two large bedrooms, five appliances, large covered deck at 5424B-51 Ave. $975/mo. plus utilities. No pets, smokers or partiers. Ph. 780672-5369. ROOM FOR RENT – $500/mo. includes utilities. $300 security deposit. Ph. 780-236-2852 or 780672-9884, leave message. THREE ROOMS – Shared living space, $500/mo. per room includes utilities. Ph. 403-612-1586. AVAILABLE APRIL 1 – Threebedroom house in Strome, AB. Includes stove, $800/mo., utilities not included. Require first and last month’s rent plus DD. No smokers or partiers. Must have references. Small - medium pets accepted, $200 each (one-time, nonrefundable). Ph. 780-373-3757. ONE LARGE BEDROOM UP, four down, one full and one 3/4 bath, four appliances, fenced yard. No pets, no smoking. $1,100/mo. plus utilities. $1,100 damage deposit. Available April 1. Please call 780-633-0799 evenings. TWO-BEDROOM SUITE – Spacious and bright in a quiet four-plex apartment. Recently renovated. Central location in Camrose. Available May 1. No smoking, no children, no pets. $900/mo. includes water and heat. $900 D.D. Ph. 789-679-7090 days or 780-672-2074 evenings and weekends.

LIMOUSIN BULLS Yearlings, two-year-olds, blacks, reds. Quiet dispositions. Birth weights 75-95 lb. Most are polled. Yearlings from $1,800; Two-year-olds from $2,400. North Slope Farms Inc., Bawlf, AB 780-373-3449, 780-608-8258 YEAR-OLD LAYING HENS for sale, 780-281-1306.

PASTURE FOR RENT MANAGED PASTURE for 150+/– well-behaved cow/calf pairs, Winfield area. 780-682-2348.

700 SQ. FT. OFFICE – Available March 1. $750/mo. Also, 150 sq. ft. office, available now, $175/mo. Both on second floor with all utilities included. Ph. 780679-3555.

HOUSEHOLD KITCHEN TABLE w/four chairs. Chairs need work. Asking $30. 780-608-2338. BEAUTIFUL CECILIAN PIANO In wonderful condition Must be moved $500 obo Call Laurent, 780-679-0217

LIVESTOCK/FEED BEEF UP YOUR CATTLE SALES – Advertise in The Camrose Booster. Phone 780-672-3142. SECOND CUT HAY BALES FOR SALE – Alfalfa, Brome and Timothy cross. $5/bale. Call 780374-2381, leave message. GELBVIEH BULLS FOR SALE – Yearling and two-year-olds, semen tested. 780-672-9950. SMALL SQUARE STRAW BALES FOR SALE – Call 780374-2381, leave message. 70 HAY BALES – Kingman. 1,200 lb. average, $35/bale. Feed analysis available. 780-672-2557.

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MACHINERY SWATHER NO LONGER ‘CUTTING THE MUSTARD?’ Call The Camrose Booster Classifieds, 780-672-3142.

BUILDING MATERIALS ASSORTED STEEL BUILDINGS – Disc. available. Some seconds used. Erection information available. Will deliver. Source# 18X. Ph. 800964-8335.



EXCELLENT STARTER OR REVENUE HOME on west side of Camrose. Three bedrooms, 1.5 baths, comes with five appliances. Beautiful engineered hardwood. Only five years old. Call Fran toll-free 1-855375-5022. WE BUY HOUSES! – That money pit getting you down? Estate sale going too slow? Avoid realtor fees, we pay cash and legal fees for your home. Email:

CLEAN, THREE-BEDROOM HOUSE FOR SALE – Northeast of university on large lot. Basement rental suite, 1,150 sq. ft. Central vacuum, garage. Great income property! $250,000 obo. Ph. 780-786-2783, 780-915-5441.

MISCELLANEOUS SEE THE AUTOMOTIVE SECTION STARTING ON PAGE 24 for more classified ads about cars, trucks, campers, RVs, automotive services and ATVs

PIPE — 1 1/2”, 2 3/8”, 2 7/8”, 3 1/2”, sucker rod 5/8”, 3/4”, 7/8”, plain or scraper type. Other pipe and metal available. 1-800-661-7858. BRAND NEW IN BOX – Various electric and gas chainsaws and gas hedge trimmers, weed eaters. Kijijji ad 453063535. Additional items can be found by clicking on: ‘view posters, other ads’. Ph. 780288-6571. TEN GAL. FISH TANK w/ heater, filter, light, gravel, $25. 780608-2338. BOOSTER ADS GET RESULTS

INVITATION TO TENDER FARMLAND – Kelsey Area Darrel Robert Anderson hereby offers the following land for sale by tender, subject to the existing reservations on title and oil company utility rights of way and caveats:

SW 21-44-18-W4 – Containing 160 acres more or less Tenders are to be submitted in sealed envelopes marked “Anderson Tender”, to James Harry Andreassen at Andreassen Borth, Barristers and Solicitors, #200, 4870-51 Street, Camrose, Alberta T4V 1S1, on or before 12:00 noon, March 15, 2013, and shall be accompanied with GST number and a cheque for $5,000.00 payable to Andreassen Borth in Trust. Tenders will not be opened in public. The highest, or any, tender not necessarily accepted. Unsuccessful tenderers will be notified by mail and their cheques returned. Successful tenderer shall be obligated to complete the purchase on or before April 5, 2013, and tender cheque shall constitute a deposit towards the purchase price. For further particulars, contact Darrel Anderson at

Camrose Spring Classic rodeo supporter

WOW! GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY – Beautiful newer four-suite building in a quiet part of town. Live in one; rent the others. Ultra low maintenance, energy efficient, spare lot for future development. May consider house as part trade. Won’t last long! Ph. 780-608-3131. NEW 1,472 SQ. FT. TWOSTOREY – Three bedrooms, heated garage. 7514-40 Ave., Duggan Park. Kijiji 454330064. $299,000 plus tax. Ph. 780-672-6234. 1979 FLEETWOOD MOBILE HOME – To be moved. Ferintosh, AB. Ph. 780-877-2480. ASSUME THE MORTGAGE! ROSALIND – 1,300 sq. ft., three bedrooms, 2.5 baths, oak country kitchen, six appliances, all new windows, new shingles, new paint throughout. Remodelled bathrooms, newer furnace, mature landscaping, new wooden storage shed, single insulated garage w/garage door opener, shale pad in rear. Available immediately. 780-608-0089.

Camrose Spring Classic Rodeo chairman Ken Hildebrandt, left, accepts a sponsorship from Debbie Lindstrand of the Rusty Spur Bar and Grill. The rodeo will be held at the Camrose Regional Exhibition March 15 to 17.

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Maintenance Electrician Camrose, Alberta

Shaw Pipe Protection Ltd., (SPPL is a ShawCor Company and is part of the Bredero Shaw Group (www.brederoshaw. com): the largest international applicator and supplier of coatings to the oil and gas pipeline industry. Tradesmen are required to inspect, repair and maintain plant mobile equipment, ensuring the operational condition is mechanically safe and sound. Work performed must be in accordance with established technical and safety standards and practices. Incumbents are required to assist in areas outside of their particular trade, as required. Ability to work shift work and overtime.

Home/Cottage Small Package Sales Estimator Full-time position. Experience in the construction trade? Need a nice change of pace? We need a conscientious, reliable individual to help our clients who need estimates on garages, decks, sheds or similar projects. Accuracy, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills are musts! We’re eager for your application!

Qualifications: 3+ years relevant experience within an industrial work environment, preferably in a manufacturing plant. Must have a solid working knowledge of mechanical drives, hydraulics and pneumatics, good communication skills, good vision and eye/hand co-ordination, be dependable, motivated, physically fit, safety conscious, and good analytic troubleshooting skills. Electrician must have knowledge in medium voltage circuits, industrial wiring, motor controls and PLC. Competitive wages, comprehensive benefit package after probation period. Please forward resumes or applications to: E-mail: Fax: 780-679-6423

Full-time Delivery Driver If you’re in good physical condition, ambitious, punctual, and have an appreciation for customers’ needs and time, apply today. Excellent driver’s record required.

Part-time Lighting Sales You will assist our contractors and individuals in making astute choices. Position will involve ordering stock and merchandising inventory, estimating/quoting of light packages for new or existing homes. If you are a team player and can work cooperatively with customers, we invite your application.

Customer Service Sales Counter Associate Full-time position – never a dull moment. Stay busy helping our wide diversity of devoted clients. Position requires basic knowledge of building materials. Cost estimating and materials evaluating for small jobs is part of the job. Come apply today!

Benefits of working at Hauser Home Hardware Building Centre • an exciting retail work environment • competitive wages • opportunities for advancement • a clean, safe working environment

• opportunity to learn about the thousands of products Home carries • opportunity to help customers live better lives

Apply with resumé… 6809-48 Avenue, Camrose Phone 780-672-8818 Fax 780-672-8809 Email

Relief Caretakers – Camrose Composite High School A relief caretaker is required at Camrose Composite High School, who can be called in on an as needed basis to maintain tidy and sanitary conditions of the school building, contents and equipment, as well as conduct minor maintenance under the direction of the head custodian. Applicants must have or be able to obtain a WHMIS certificate. You will be required to provide a Criminal Record Check as well as a Child Intervention Check. Position to be filled as soon as a suitable candidate is found. Resumés or letters of interest may be mailed to: Mr. Dale Kendall Custodian Coordinator Battle River School Division #31 5402-48A Avenue Camrose, Alberta T4V 0L3 Telephone: 780-672-4356 Ext. 5413 Fax: 780-672-6137 Email: Please indicate on letter or resumé that you are applying for the Relief Caretaker position.

The Camrose Adult Learning Council is seeking a motivated selfstarter to perform clerical and bookkeeping duties in the position of

Administrative Assistant

Wideman Paint & Decor 4939-48 Street, Camrose 780-672-6778


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Wideman Paint & Decor is seeking a professional, energetic person to join our team of paint and decor advisors. We are willing to provide full- or part-time employment depending on the successful candidate. Related experience would be an asset but not a requirement, as we are willing to train the right individual. Apply in person with resumé to Marshall Wideman.


The ideal candidate has excellent oral, written, interpersonal and organizational skills, and is able to prioritize many simultaneous tasks. Proficiency and experience with Microsoft Office Word and Quick Books is required. Developing advertising materials for online postings, newspaper and newsletters will also be part of the required tasks. Tuesday and Thursdays, 14 hours per week from April 2 to June 27, 2013. Wages: $16 - $18 per hour. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply before March 18, 2013. Please send your cover letter and resumé to Diane McLaren at

Camrose Adult Learning Council

Shoot. Get Treasure. Repeat


Augustana short plays explore human resilience By Murray Green University of Alberta, Augustana Campus will be presenting Mark Ravenhill’s play, Shoot. Get Treasure. Repeat. from March 14 to 16 and again March 20 to 23 at the Augustana Theatre Building beginning at 7:30 p.m. Director Kevin Sutley will lead the cast into an epic series of short plays exploring human resilience in the face of a contemporary war on terror. The 17 plays that make up Shoot. Get Treasure. Repeat. were first produced at the 2007 Edinburgh Festival Fringe as Ravenhill for Breakfast. "The idea of the title came about because it is like a video game. You shoot, get the treasure and you repeat the process," explained Kevin. "He explores human resiliency in a time of war on terror. He looks at issues around people during a time of fear and mistrust. Ravenhill calls it an epic cycle of plays. Instead of writing one play and covering all of the aspects, he wrote a series to reflect each epic." When presented, these 17 plays form a collage of very different scenes, each taking its title from a classic work. The students of the Augustana drama program will present seven of the plays from the cycle: Women of Troy, Crime and Punishment, Armageddon, The Mother, Twilight of the Gods, Paradise Lost and The Odyssey. "The epics average 15 to 20 minutes in length and range from two to 10 students on stage. We have 16 students on stage with a few having dual roles," said the director. "The thing about this play is that even if you were not from a country that has terrorism, you can relate to it. It doesn't deal with specific history, just the idea of terrorism. It involves drama and comedy with a variety." The play was originally developed in association with Britain’s National Theatre Studio. Mark Ravenhill is an English playwright, actor and journalist. Professor Sutley trimmed the number of plays in the cycle by picking ones that reflect some of the students' issues and to shorten the original six-hour length. Kelsey Boisvert is the stage manager and the actors and actresses include Kristi Beange, Richard Boness, Levi Borejko, Ari Evans, Maddy Goodman, Phil Hackborn, Ally Larson, Brittany Lehman, Rhianne Lessard, Tarisai Mbudzi, Katie Melnychuk, Nathan Plumite, Dan Shepherd, Aleisha Sommer, Carolyn Venter, Amy Wright and Logan Hicks. Tickets are available at the door at 7 p.m. and are $5 for students and $15 for general admission. Warning: some scenes may contain strong language.

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Montreal storyteller, comedian brings show to Bailey By Murray Green

Canadian humourist, storyteller, musician and playwright Lorne Elliott will be performing “The Upside of the Downturn,� his show of comedy and music theatre, to the Bailey Theatre in Camrose on March 14. Lorne's concert performance is a selection of his current monologues and songs dealing with life experience. Over the winter he has been creating new stage material about having to redefine priorities in view of life events. The Montreal writer and stage performer enjoys shaking the perceived wisdom of the world around him through comedy and storytelling. "I wanted to have a western tour in the spring because it is always nice that time of year. With each tour the old material gets pushed out by the new," said Lorne. "The show will be completely new, so if someone has seen my show before they won't have to worry about having seen if before." His one-man show concert presentation is delightfully foolish, witty and thought-provoking. Combining dry humour with musical parodies and skits, he is a shrewd observer of the human animal. Often self-deprecating, always silly and never profane, his funny tales are family friendly. "I share my stories and songs from incidents that happen to me. I tell them to people and if their eyes don't glaze over, I tell them to more people," joked Lorne. "It is an honest way to do shows. I like to constantly refer to the audience and receive feedback. Live shows are so important because you know instantly what is working and what isn't. It develops the culture and interactions. You never know what really works until it works. I learned to write from the audience. They tell you immediately if it is clicking or not," explained Lorne. For the past 26 years Lorne Elliott has been touring and performing in concert in theatres and arts centres across Canada, the U.S. and Australia. Regularly featured on television on such programs as The Just For Laughs Festival and comedy variety specials. "I tend to use my music to break things up and tell stories through folk songs," added Lorne. "My songs are stories and you take people along a journey with you." For 11 Seasons “Madly Off In All Directions� was Lorne’s own CBC Radio comedy series, which went on until 2006. Lorne is currently developing new projects. He has four CDs of his works. Lorne is also a playwright and he received the Playwrights Guild of Canada 2012 Best New Musical award for his play Jamie Rowsell Lives. This past January, his play Culture Shock was produced by Central Alberta Theatre in Red Deer. Lorne's show on March 14 begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets at $35 can be picked up at the Bailey Box Office or online.

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It’s nice when you discover the job is as good as the coffee Quality Training Incentive Programs Benefits or Bonus Program Hiring the following positions for 1256146 Alberta Ltd., o/a Tim Hortons – 3601-48 Ave., Camrose, AB

• Food Service Supervisors, full-time / shift work,

minimum 1 to 2 years’ industry experience, $13.00 per hour plus benefits

• Food Counter Attendants, full-time / shift work, no experience necessary, $11.00 per hour plus benefits

Hiring the following positions for 796005 Alberta Ltd., o/a Tim Hortons – 6602-48 Ave., Camrose, AB

• Food Service Supervisors, full-time / shift work,

minimum 1 to 2 years’ industry experience, $13.00 per hour plus benefits

• Food Counter Attendants, full-time / shift work, no experience necessary, $11.00 per hour plus benefits




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Server PRO SHOP MANAGER FULL-TIME Seasonal, April 1 to Oct. 31 Applicants must have knowledge of the game of golf, superior customer service skills, strong organizational skills, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. The individual must be able to operate point-of-sale system and be proficient in Word and Excel. This individual will also be required to work some evenings and weekends, and be responsible for staffing and personnel supervision of pro shop staff, inventory control, taking tee-times, camping reservations and tournament bookings. Please forward resumĂŠs, complete with a list of references and phone numbers, along with salary expectations, by email to: If you have any questions or require additional information please call 780.855.3982. The closing date for applications is March 18, 2013. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

The Good Samaritan Society is one of Western Canada’s largest voluntary, notfor-profit, care giving providers. For over 60 years The Society has been providing quality health and community services for a wide range of individuals in Alberta and British Columbia. The Good Samaritan Society has been an innovative leader and is a highly reputable organization. Our values support work life balance and we believe that this contributes to healthy, successful and engaged employees. Our Good Shepherd Lutheran Home, in Wetaskiwin, Alberta is currently seeking qualified applicants for the following position:


COMPETITION NUMBER SL.13.008 MUST BE RED SEAL CERTIFIED Our team is dedicated to providing the highest quality of service to meet the unique needs of those entrusted to our care. We offer our employees competitive wages, comprehensive benefit packages, a wide variety of shifts, and the opportunity to improve the quality of life of individuals and their families. Please apply online through our website: We thank all applicants, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted. The Good Samaritan Society is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals.

Part and Full-time Family friendly and personable, you will provide prompt and accurate food and beverage service and contribute to our welcoming environment. Enthusiasm and great communication skills are also key. Serving and bartending experience preferred.

Bartender Part and Full-time You are outgoing, skilful and knowledgeable of a wide variety of beverages and always willing to provide creative, innovative and exceptional customer service. Your bartending experience is coupled with knowledge of cashout procedures and a willingness to learn on the job. Applicants with “Proserve� preferred.

Host/Hostess Friendly, outgoing and presentable, you will greet, seat and acknowledge departing guests, maintain an organized reservation book and support our positive team oriented environment. Let us know why you’re an ideal candidate for either position by applying in person to Kelly or Tony at:

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Assisting individuals with disabilities to live all-inclusive lives.

SUPERVISORY OPPORTUNITIES We currently have two full-time Team Leader positions available. If you possess the qualifications, and are committed to promoting community connections, natural supports, and quality service then we would invite you to apply. The ideal candidates will: • Possess a post-secondary education in rehabilitation or related field. • Have experience working with individuals with disabilities. • Have a minimum of two years of supervisory experience. • Function effectively in a team environment. • Have an interest in behavioral management, and experience developing individual programs for clients with complex needs. • Be able to be flexible with hours. • Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills. • Be proficient with the computer. • Have good organizational skills. • Possess a valid driver’s license and personal vehicle. (All applicants will be required to submit a clear Criminal Record Check with a Vulnerable Sector Check.) If interested or requiring more information about this position, please call Connie at 780-352-2241, or visit our website: Send resumé to: Human Resources Manager, WDACS 5211-54 Street, Wetaskiwin, AB T9A 1T2 Or fax to: 780-352-8558 Or email to:

I Choose Opportunity Whatever job you’re looking for, you can probably find it at Cargill. Our diverse partnerships across a variety of industries mean countless career opportunities for you. It’s your choice. It’s your future and you can make it happen at Cargill. Our Plant in Camrose has an opening for a Plant Operator. For this position, safety is the highest priority. As a highly efficient member of the production team, the successful applicant will have the opportunity to shape our brand image. As a Plant Operator, your responsibilities will include manufacturing, general maintenance and housekeeping. Requirements: • Must have a proven track record of reliability, honesty and integrity. • High School degree or equivalent. • Good math skills and computer knowledge. • Demonstrated ability to multi-task in fast-paced environment. • A background in Food Safety / HACCP is encouraged but not required. • Shift work required. For this role, experience in an Ag environment would be a definite asset. Attention to detail and a high level of thoroughness and accuracy are essential. A demonstrated passion for what you do is more important than prior experience. Resumés can be submitted in person to Cargill Animal Nutrition at the Junction of Highways 21 and 13 or email by April 26, 2013.

AUTOMOTIVE SALES REP REQUIRED Join our team of out-going, friendly staff who have made many new friends and great incomes selling cars, trucks and a full line of automotive, ag and industrial trailers. We continue to grow as one of Alberta’s premier online dealerships. You’ll work from our sales centre in Camrose, but sell to new and existing clients throughout western Canada. Sales experience can be an asset, but if you’re an individual bored with your present occupation, join others who’d never discovered the benefits of the sales profession prior to joining our staff. For a private interview or discussion, contact Scott Berry or David Drever at…

VEHICLE SALES & SERVICE 3760-48 Avenue, CAMROSE 780.672.4400

2013 Shutdown Laborers/Janitors Tornado Hydrovacs, a division of Petrofield Industries is accepting resumes for our Assembly Department:

Industrial Painters, Labourers, Electrical Technicians and Welders (Journeyman or Apprentice) Our company has an enthusiastic, fast-paced working environment with advancement for motivated individuals, and an excellent benefit package. Please forward resumé to: or fax 403-742-5544

Temporary employment from approximately mid April to the end of June. Starting wage is $14.50/$16.50 and there are day/night shifts. Accepting resumés up to April 19, 2013. Must have valid driver’s license and a good work ethic, be 18 years of age, reliable and physically fit. ATCO Power, Battle River Generating Station Forestburg, Alberta Please send resumé Fax: 780-582-8175 Attention Sherry Andre Email: Magic Maintenance Supervisor Battle River Generating Station (office) 780-582-8153 or (security) 780-582-2185


Council moves forward on affordable housing funds By Murray Green

A motion was updated to approve the allocation of funds as outlined by the Affordable Housing Sub Committee of council and direct administration to work with the successful proponents on the revision of an affordable housing plan that will be brought forward to the March 18 regular meeting. Council was asked to direct the sub committee to make recommendation of the remaining funds to council following the Alberta guidelines. Randal Nickel, executive director for the Open Door Association, approached council on questions about the affordable housing project the association submitted. "The original RFP was for $1.7 million, but as of today it is about $1.75 million with interest," said councillor Greg Wood. "As Randal indicated, Open Door did apply. On two occasions we went back to the provincial government to massage the guidelines to include the Open Door under the umbrella, but unfortunately the guidelines specified that any projects substantially completed by the time the Request For Proposals (RFP) closed did not qualify. We did our best to get the project under the proposals." At the July 16, 2012, meeting, direction was given to administration to proceed with an affordable housing request for proposals. After the closing date the city received six submissions. At the September 4, 2012, regular meeting, a sub committee of council was established to review the proposals with a mandate to bring back recommendations. Due to a variety of factors, an extension to the deadline for submission to the province was requested to March 31. The committee reviewed and met with all applicants and are recommending the following funding allocations. A decision on further allocation of funds is expected in the near future. Jason Cocar requested to build a duplex and a half (nine units) for $350,000, Rose City Residential, to build four units for $300,000 and Habitat for Humanity to build three to six units for a little more than $300,000. "This leaves $800,000 left to be allocated and we have one more project that is being proposed," explained councillor Wood. "It involves cross-ministry, three or four different ministers, so it will take longer. If it doesn't go ahead by the deadline, it will have to be resubmitted. These projects have to be in the ground in 2013." Administration will work with each of the proponents to complete the detailed plan that will be submitted to the province as required. The affordable housing sub committee is made up of councillors Brandon Blatz, Daryl Shillington and Wood.

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Bereavement, grief workshop planned for early April Submitted by Colleen Lindholm, Primary Care Network We all face loss, eventually. And often we – along with our friends, co-workers, and family members are not sure what supports are available. The Camrose Primary Care Network (PCN) is pleased to offer another one-day Bereavement and Grief workshop on Saturday, April 6, which will explain the differences between bereavement, grief and mourning. This workshop is for people who are coping with grief and loss, as well as for people interested in becoming “grief helpers” – co-workers, family members or even physicians and health care professionals supporting people going through a loss. Participants will learn: the difference between bereavement, grief and mourning; stages of grief; common symptoms of grief; coping with grief; and how to access appropriate community resources. “No one is exempt from the heartache of losing a loved one ... so let's learn together how we can help each other," says facilitator and registered nurse with a certificate in grief support, Colette Howery. “Walking alongside another person in the grief journey is in itself a learning experience. There are no set rules or steps or instructions to fix those who mourn. Life changes with each loss experienced. Learn how to create a safe place for people to work through their new reality – without judgment or shame. There is no cure, no drug, no power to get things back to the way it was before the loss event. But there is hope,” adds certified grief trainer Donna Lynn Erickson who also facilitates the workshop. “PCN physicians and staff are really pleased with the success of the grief and bereavement workshops which have been offered for over a year now. They recognize there is an opportunity in the community to continue this program for individuals facing loss in their lives," said Stacey Strilchuk, Camrose PCN executive director. “We are fortunate to have Colette and Donna Lynne to partner with for this workshop, and are so pleased to be able to collaborate with them in a way that is meaningful and relevant to people facing bereavement and grief.” This free workshop, being held at the Edgeworth Centre Community Room #3, will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and includes lunch. To receive more information or to register, please contact the Camrose PCN at 780-608-4927 or visit Space is limited so call today. Registrations will be taken until April 2.


Flagstaff Regional Solid Waste Management

Flagstaff Regional Solid Waste Management



FRSWMA is currently seeking an Accounting Manager to manage finances for the association, located at the regional landfill north of Sedgewick. The successful candidate will be responsible for all financial functions including: • Assist with preparation of and adherence to annual operating and capital budgets • Prepare financial reports and provide support to monthly board meetings. • Provide financial analysis and guidance to manager and board. • Regularly review general ledger accounts and be accountable for variances. • Assist auditors and prepare reports for auditors. • Maintain Fixed Assets records. • Payroll, including timesheets, benefits, vacation, T-4’s and other year end procedures • Ensure accuracy and completeness of accounts payable/ accounts receivable • Manage and administer insurance portfolios as well as risk control and reporting • Training and orientation of staff responsible for accounting activities. The candidate will have a minimum grade 12 and two years’ post secondary diploma in Accounting or Business Administration. Excellent writing and verbal skills are required, with experience in computerized accounting systems (preferably Simply Accounting – Sage 50) are desired. Experience planning workloads, supervising staff and delegating to others are all assets. FRSWMA provides a dynamic workplace with a culture that promotes adaptation to the needs of our customers. We are looking for someone with imagination, innovation and an interest in organizational improvement. Salary range: $47,495 to $58,413 If you wish to join our team, please submit resumé to Murray Hampshire, PO Box 309, Sedgewick, AB T0B 4C0 or through email at before March 18, 2013. View this job posting at for more detail. FRSWMA is a full-service waste collection, transportation and landfill business providing service to 12 municipalities with annual operating budget of nearly $2.5 million. FRSWMA’s mission is to provide an efficient, environmentally sensitive, cost-effective and professional waste service to all residents within the collection area.

FRSWMA is currently seeking an Administration Assistant for the association, located at the regional landfill north of Sedgewick. The successful candidate will be responsible for:

STEP Program Student – Maintenance Shops We are looking for a student(s) who would qualify under the STEP PROGRAM for summer employment. The employment period is approximately May 2013 to the end of August 2013. Our Maintenance Shops include Camrose and Killam. Duties will include cutting of grass, painting, general maintenance, and other duties as requested. Qualifications: • Reliable with a strong work ethic. • Ability to follow instructions and work both independently and in a team environment. • Strong written and verbal communication skills. • Valid class 5 driver’s license. Please submit a cover letter and resumé marked Summer Employment by Thursday, March 27, 2013 at 4:30 p.m.: Operations and Maintenance Department Battle River School Division #31 5402-48A Avenue, Camrose, Alberta T4V 0L3 Fax 780-672-6137 Email: We appreciate and consider all applications received however we contact only those who will be interviewed.

SOLE CITY SHOES We’re growing to serve you better!

Full- and part-time Sales positions available The right person must be friendly and sincere, must understand fashion and enjoy serving the public. Please apply in person with resumé to: Sales Manager Karen Mingo, or Owners, Leta and Daryl Shillington

Downtown Camrose

• Prepare invoices on a daily or regular basis along with monthly statements on deadline. • Receive payments and process daily. • Prepare aging reports and review monthly. • Ensure collection procedures are occurring on a regular basis. • Compile invoices and prepare for computer entry. • Receptionist with positive public interactions including bin orders, quotes and contracts. • Sort and deliver incoming mail/fax, prepare outgoing mail. • Act as purchasing agent for office supplies. • Control of cash drawer and preparation of bank deposits. • Maintain filing systems and records management. • Cover the operation of the landfill scale as required, recording weights, categories and billing customers as required. • Other office duties as assigned by Administrative Coordinator or General Manager. The candidate will have a minimum grade 12. Excellent writing and verbal skills are required, with experience in computerized accounting systems (preferably Simply Accounting – Sage 50) are desired. Ability to work with a minimum of supervision, good at problem solving, ability to prioritize, proficient at entering and maintaining records and managing schedule deadlines. FRSWMA provides a dynamic workplace with a culture that promotes adaptation to the needs of our customers. We are looking for someone with imagination, innovation and an interest in organizational improvement Salary range: $40,214 to $49,458 If you wish to join our team, please submit resumé to Murray Hampshire, PO Box 309, Sedgewick, AB, T0B 4C0 or through email at before March 25, 2013. FRSWMA is a full-service waste collection, transportation and landfill business providing service to 12 municipalities with annual operating budget of nearly $2.5 million. FRSWMA’s mission is to provide an efficient, environmentally sensitive, cost-effective and professional waste service to all residents within the collection area.

Unique International Teaching Opportunity The Camrose/Japan Friendship Society is seeking applications for a unique teaching opportunity in Camrose’s twin city, Kamifurano, Japan. Preferred applicants reside in the City of Camrose or Camrose County; however, applicants residing elsewhere will be considered. This assignment is a two-year contract commencing in July, 2013. Special consideration will be given to candidates who possess: • Recent four-year university degree Deadline for applications is 4:00 p.m., Mon., March 18, 2013. Please submit applications, resumé and references to: Mr. Thomas Midbo at Charlie Killam School. All applications will be considered; however, only candidates who are selected for interview will be contacted.

For further information, contact Michiko Rasmussen at 780-672-3903, Mike Steeves at 780-781-7223 or Thomas Midbo at 780-672-7785.

Merchandising Manager Cobblers, a leading fashions boutique in Camrose, is looking for a dynamic merchandising manager. This is a full-time position. The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in merchandising management and several years of retailing experience. Please apply in person with your resumé.

4917-50 Street, Camrose Phone 780-672-2233 Fax 780-672-3580 Email:

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City Watch Notices and Information from The City of Camrose • 780-672-4426


Way to Go Camrose! Our goal is to reduce 50% of household garbage by 2015. Together we’ve already reduced the amount of residential waste going to the landfill by 30% since 2009. In 2012 alone, residents of Camrose and area have diverted over 3 MILLION kilograms of recycling and compost material from the landfill. Thank you Camrose for being environmentally responsible for yourself and future generations! Let’s keep our goal in mind! For more information about recycling in Camrose, go to

City of Camrose Phone 780-672-4428



AILEEN FRANCES RAY, DARREN ORVAL RAY AND SUZANNE LAURA RAY hereby offer the following land for sale by tender, subject to existing reservations on title:

DARREN RAY hereby offers the following land for sale by tender, subject to existing reservations on title:

NW 4-50-19-W4 – Containing 143.49 acres more or less

All tenders must be in writing and include a deposit of $10,000 and be received before 12:00 noon, March 29, 2013 in a sealed envelope marked Darren Ray Tender at the office of:

All tenders must be in writing and include a deposit of $10,000 and be received before 12:00 noon, March 29, 2013 in a sealed envelope marked Ray Tender at the office of: KNAUT JOHNSON FRANCOEUR LLP BARRISTERS & SOLICITORS 4925-51 STREET CAMROSE, ALBERTA T4V 1S4 ATTENTION: DAVID R. FRANCOEUR PHONE: 780-672-5561

N 1/2 of SW 4-50-19-W4 – Containing 80 acres more or less

KNAUT JOHNSON FRANCOEUR LLP BARRISTERS & SOLICITORS 4925-51 STREET CAMROSE, ALBERTA T4V 1S4 ATTENTION: DAVID R. FRANCOEUR PHONE: 780-672-5561 The highest or any tender may not necessarily be accepted.

The highest or any tender may not necessarily be accepted.

Unsuccessful tenderers will be notified by mail and their cheques returned.

Unsuccessful tenderers will be notified by mail and their cheques returned.

The successful tenderer must complete the purchase and pay the balance of the adjusted purchase price on or before April 15, 2013 or the deposit will be forfeited.

The successful tenderer must complete the purchase and pay the balance of the adjusted purchase price on or before April 15, 2013 or the deposit will be forfeited.

For further particulars, contact Aileen Ray at 780-662-2107.

For further particulars, contact Aileen Ray at 780-662-2107.

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND CLAIMANTS NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND CLAIMANTS Estate of RICKY NORMAN BERGLUND, who died on December 22, 2012. If you have a claim against this estate, you must file your claim by April 15, 2013, and provide details of your claim with KIM ALBERS at 18 Crystal Shores Heights, Okotoks, AB T1S 2H8. If you do not file by the date above, the estate property can lawfully be distributed without regard to any claim you may have.

Estate of PETER STEFANIUK, late of Camrose, Alberta, who died on January 20, 2013. If you have a claim against this estate, you must file your claim by April 10, 2013, and provide details of your claim with JON STOLEE of Farnham West Stolee LLP, Barristers and Solicitors, at 5016-52 Street, Camrose, Alberta T4V 1V7. If you do not file by the date above, the estate property can lawfully be distributed without regard to any claim you may have.

BIRTHS To Carley and

Michael Dolan, of Camrose, on March 1, a son. To Mylene Esperanza, of Camrose, on March 4, a son. To Bethan and Chris Walter, of Armena, on March 4, a daughter.

DEATHS Anne Warkentin, of Wetaski-

win (formerly Ryley), on March 3, at 83 years of age. Gloria Turner, of Ferintosh (formerly Fort McMurray), on March 3, at 60 years of age. Lyndon "Lyndy" Olson, of New Norway, on March 4, at 76 years of age. Alan Kroetsch, of Daysland, on March 8, at 52 years of age.

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Kodiaks take out Mustangs in first round of playoffs By Murray Green

The Camrose Kodiaks sought revenge for losing the first game in the best-of-five series against the Calgary Mustangs, March 7. Camrose won three straight games to win the series. The Kodiaks won 3-1, 2-1 and 5-2 to move on to the next round. At the EnCana Arena, the bears scored first, on a Luc Vandale power play tally, and held on to the third period. Brett Njaa and Nolan Marshall added goals in the third to help Camrose win 3-1 and even the series at one game each. Goalie Devin McDonald stopped 40 of 41 shots he faced to earn player of the game. Camrose fired 34 shots at the Calgary net. The Mustangs bolted out of the gate to take a 2-0 lead in the first period and hung on to defeat the Camrose Kodiaks 5-3 in the opening game of the southern division playoff series in the Alberta Junior Hockey League, March 6. AJHL rookie of the year, Tanner MacMaster garnered the first goal for the Kodiaks in the second frame and Nolan Marshall added another marker later in the period. However, the Mustangs also scored twice in the period. Camrose pulled within one when Luc Vandale found the back of the net. The Mustangs ended the scoring with an empty net goal in the last minute. Kodiaks' goalie Matt Gibney struggled to make seven out of 10 saves. Devin McDonald turned away 18 of 19 shots in relief. Camrose peppered Calgary goalie Ravi Dattani with 46 shots and he was named the star of the game. "We prepare for the Mustangs like any other team. We have to pay attention to detail. In the playoffs, everything is more upbeat. We just have to come to the games with intensity and be ready to play," said Tanner MacMaster, AJHL rookie of the year. Camrose ended the regular season on a positive note when they snuffed out the Drumhel-

Murray Green, Camrose Booster The Camrose Kodiaks were flattened 5-3 by the Calgary Mustangs in the first game, but the team rallied to win 3-1 in the second match to even the series at 1-1 in the Alberta Junior Hockey League playoffs.

ler Dragons 4-3 in overtime on March 2. Luc Vandale scored the first Kodiaks tally before the game reached the two minute mark. However, the Dragons roared back with two goals before the break. Hudson Elyniuk brought the Kodiaks back on even terms with a goal. He received a feed from brother Jakson Elyniuk. Drumheller regained the lead with a power play tally. Defenceman Trevor Costello of the Kodiaks returned the favour on the power play to even the teams. Ty Clay was the hero in overtime when he finished a scoring opportunity that teammates

Brett Njaa and Layne Viveiros started. Goalie Matt Gibney turned away 35 of the 38 shots he faced. The Kodiaks built up a 2-0 lead after 40 minutes before the Brooks Bandits stormed back to even the match at 2-2 on Feb. 23. After the overtime frame failed to solve the deadlock, the Bandits stole the extra point in the shootout. Brett Njaa and Ty Clay (shorthanded) scored for Camrose. Kodiaks' netminder Devin McDonald stopped 34 of 36 shots to give his team a point. The Alberta Junior Hockey League selected the all-league

teams and all-rookie teams for the 2012-13 season. The selections for each team were determined through a voting system by the league general managers and coaches. The south division allleague team consists of: G Jared D'Amico, Okotoks Oilers; D Jonathan Lashyn, Camrose Kodiaks; D Brennan Baxandall, Drumheller Dragons; F Cam Maclise, Brooks Bandits; F Chris Collins, Okotoks Oilers; and F Mathew Marcinew, Olds Grizzlys. The southern team includes four AJHL award finalists (D’Amico, Lashyn, Baxandall, Maclise). The north division all-league

team is made up of: G Marc -Olivier Daigle, Drayton Valley Thunder; D Josh Healey, Sherwood Park Crusaders; D Grant Baker, Lloydminster Bobcats; F Jerome Raymond, Whitecourt Wolverines; F Mathieu Guertin, Whitecourt Wolverines; and F Dylan Richard, Spruce Grove Saints. Three members of the allleague teams have committed to further their academic and athletic pursuit following the AJHL. Josh Healey and Dylan Richard of the north and Jonathan Lashyn of the south division have already committed to a post-secondary career.

Hockey Vikings eliminated from ACAC playoffs by SAIT Trojans to change that. In both games, we had about a 10 minute lull where they scored their goals and it is making us pay for it right now." Scott said the Vikings need to want it more like they did last year. "We hated them last year in the playoffs and we have to get that back. We have to play with that intensity. Some guys realize this could be their last games of competitive hockey, so we will all be coming out pretty hard. We won three straight against SAIT last year. We just have to do it again."

By Murray Green

The Augustana Vikings hockey club were fighting for its life after dropping two straight games to the SAIT Trojans in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference semifinals. Augustana won 4-3 In Calgary, but lost 6-3 at home to end the series. SAIT goalie Michael Tadjdeh blanked Augustana by stopping 22 shots to win 2-0 in the opening match of the best-of-five series on March 1. Vikings' netminder Joel Danyluk was busy by making 34 of 36 saves. "The main problem has been our lack of scoring. One difference was the power play. They scored a couple and we didn't," said forward Scott Aucoin. "In the second game we gave them three at the start and then outplayed them. We have to find a way to put the puck in the net right now. It means going to the net more. Once we score on the power play it will be huge and start us going as well." SAIT built up a 3-0 lead in the second game in the EnCana Arena before the Vikings replied


Murray Green, Camrose Booster Scott Aucoin of the Augustana Vikings circles the SAIT net in the second game of the ACAC playoff series in the EnCana Arena.

late in the first period. Dan Hope started the offence rolling. In the second frame, Craig Cornelsen brought Augustana back to within one tally. However, five minutes later SAIT added a fourth marker to give them a 4-2 lead. That score would hold up until the final buzzer. The Vikings generated more scoring opportunities and fired

35 shots at the SAIT net. Danyluk stopped 13 of 17 shots before Paul Kolida came in relief and stopped all four shots he faced. "We need to go to SAIT and score the first goal and put it to them for the rest of the game," added Scott. "We have to be ready to go right from the start of the game. The pucks just didn't go in the first two games and we have

Kelsey Lund and Taryn Story of the women's Augustana Vikings basketball team made the first team all-stars. Kari Kubinec was named to the second team of All-Conference players. The Vikings reached the finals on Feb. 28 to March 2, before losing to the red hot Olds Broncos. The Broncos won five straight playoff games to reap the gold medals with an 83-65 victory over the hosts. Augustana received silver medals. Taryn Story was the best Viking with 22 points.

Augustana opened the tournament with a convincing 88-63 win over the Concordia Thunder. Lund led the offence with 18 points and Kubinec added 15. The Vikings beat Grant MacEwan 72-59 to reach the finals. Kubinec collected 22 points and Taryn Story added 21. Shayn Bruney and David Shantz of the Vikings made the second team of ACAC Men's Basketball All-Conference players. Augustana placed sixth in the province in the playoffs. The Vikings lost 100-84 in the opening game of the playoffs. Bruney and Lee Danderfer each scored 20 points in the contest in Fort McMurray on March 1 to 3. Augustana bounced back with a hard fought 65-58 victory. Shantz netted 18 points to lead the Vikings on offence. Augustana faced NAIT again for the battle of fifth place in the playoff tournament. The Ooks won 86-78. Michael Swampy led the Vikings in scoring with 21 points and Shantz added 17.

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ome people would like you to believe the long and successful run for print products – books, magazines and newspapers is over. Ironically, or not, it is often people who make their living through today’s assortment of technologies who encourage this line of thinking. The fact is that people still paper industry isn’t exactly resting turning the pages of The Booster buy and read books, their favourite comfortable on the proverbial death every seven days. Wouldn’t you love magazines, and, yes, newspapers too!  bed! to have this level of traffic on your Subscription newspapers have exwebsite? Or referring to your perienced a drop in circulation and Billionaire Buffet is in the phone directory advertisethis has been well-documented. It ment – especially if you spent midst of a fairly significant is true that many readers no longer those extra few hundred feel the need to pay for their dose buying spree dollars to be noticed on that of daily news from all parts of the glossy paper? globe. On the contrary, weekly comThe impressive power of print munity newspapers continue to be extends to advertising. Our readThere is another compelling required reading in the vast majorers choose the pages of The Camrose piece of evidence which suggests ity of homes. The current  profesBooster each week to find out what’s those people who rejoice by being sional audit going on in the community; to read in the print-is-dead which 81.9% of all recipients about the good work of the Camrose camp may have to eat provides a Police Service, to see which families a little crow.  If you’ve indicated to Circulation highly dehave been blessed with new chilheard the name WarVerfiication Audit (CVC) tailed look dren, to find out who, unfortunately, ren Buffet you may at readerpersonnel that they has passed on, to see how council already know he is ship and considered to be one of members are allocating your tax dolregularly read or popularity lars, to learn about which businesses the world’s most savvy look through of The Camare opening, closing or having a sale and respected busirose BoostThe Camrose Booster.  that you can’t afford to miss. Local nessmen. It’s safe to er  shows news!  Local entertainment! Local say he didn’t become just how out-of-sync the thinking of one of the world’s richest individuals business information! the ‘print is dead’ crowd is from real- by making stupid financial decisions.   ity.  81.9% of all recipients indicated What you may not know is that BilNo other form of communicato Circulation Verfiication Audit tion, whether it plugs into a wall, lionaire Buffet is in the midst of a (CVC) personnel that they regularly fits into the palm of your hand, gets fairly significant buying spree – 28 read or look through The Camrose stored in a desk drawer, or gets small circulation newspapers, over Booster.   mailed to customers, offers perforthe past fifteen months, at a cost of mance equal to that which is offered $344 million.  If one of the world’s When you do some serious by a free distribution, local newspawealthiest and most forward thinkthinking about this data, you will per. reason it to be a staggeringly impres- ing businessmen sees a bright future in community newspapers, chances sive number:  Approximately 11,000 Long live The Camrose Booster.  are good, real good, that the newsfamilies (up to 27,500 individuals) Always better!  Always better read!

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