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Vol. LX, No. 21

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April 10, 2012

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LeRoy Johnson (left) and David Drever hold tickets and information on the Yukon Adventure Package to be auctioned at the Black Tie Dinner and Bingo

Camrose Public Library looking ahead . . . . . . . . . . 4 Gratefull Grannies raise $46,000 . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Chester Ronning welcomes new teacher 28 Legal claims top prize in Small Town Saturday Night. . . . . . . . . 32

Inside... Spring into Style Pages 11 to 14 Entertainment and Dining Page 21 and 22 Special Occasions Page 20 Spring Car Care and Auto Classifieds Pages 30 to 39, 48 Classifieds Pages 40 to 47 Obituaries Pages 28 and 29


The impressive work of Camrose Rotary Club in the community and internationally is possible thanks to the remarkable support of local fund-raising projects. Rotarians are working hard to ensure a sell-out crowd at the

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The Rotary Club has committed to a three-year project to modernize a children’s primary school in Otashxa, Belize

14th Annual Black Tie Dinner and Bingo at the Saturday, Aprill 14. It’s h Norsemen Inn on S d ’ an evening off great ffood, d entertainment, socializing and a chance to yell out, “Bingo!” as $3,000 cash will be up for grabs! However, the ultimate purpose of buying a $100 admittance ticket (or extending your support by buying a table of eight seats) is to help local Rotarians continue their great work. Don’t let the name scare you! Black tie is optional, and business attire is completely suitable for this event. The big ticket fund-raiser item is a Yukon Adventure Package – a fully hosted week-long adventure for four. Activities will include scenic flights, a train tour, hiking, fishing and numerous sightseeing expeditions in the Canadian North. Camrose Rotary Club has sponsored the Camrose Air Cadets Squadron #644 since its inception in the 1940s and, more recently, the Camrose Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps. The busy club has provided capital funding for the Mirror Lake water fountain and continues to add improvements to Four Seasons Park. The Rotary student exchange program, the Polio Plus endeavor and the remarkable Mexico wheelchair mission are additional efforts of Camrose Rotary Club.

For 12 years, Camrose Rotary Club has supplied wheelchairs to a handicap society in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

For many years, the Camrose Rotary Club has supported Camrose Rotary Park creating a butterfly park, planting trees and shrubs, supplying benches and making ongoing improvements and enhancements over the years for the enjoyment of all Camrosians.

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Skywatchers from Camrose and all over the world will have their telescopes out June 4 when the planet Venus transits the face of the sun. "Since the invention of the telescope four centuries ago, the planet Venus has passed in front of – transited – the face of the sun on seven occasions," said University of Alberta astronomer Dr. Doug Hube, who will be

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Public library looking ahead By Dan Jensen

City council will have to make a decision in the not too distant future on another Camrose facility. Camrose Public Library presented a report to council April 2 indicating that with 17,286 citizens living in the City of Camrose today and projections of over 24,000 by the year 2020, not including the surrounding service area, the population of local post secondary institutions or travellers using the library as they pass through, planning for issues related to how the library might deliver services to the residents of Camrose is becoming a concern. The Camrose Public Library is undersized, with 12,702 square foot of space housing 44,841 items, 21 full-time equivalent staff and 12 internet stations. The space requirement is expected to grow to 18,000 to 20,000 square feet by the time the city population reaches 20,000 to 25,000, and 60,000 square feet by the time the city population reaches 60,000. "It is getting tight, I can attest to that," said councillor Daryl Shillington, City council's representative on the Camrose Public Library board. A Camrose Public Library facility review done in 2001 projected needs for 2011-2012 to be 15,291 square feet. "Over the last few years we have done space optimization plans to try to give us more shelf life," said Shillington. The library developed a major plan of service in 2011 and plans to conduct another community needs assessment in 2013 to provide a better understanding of the needs of the community going forward. "The Camrose Public Library board is committed to making the library more friendly and welcoming for patrons by understanding the needs

of the community," said the report. "The board's goal is for the library to become an open, vibrant, welcoming and sharing community living room in the heart of the city and they are reaching for this goal by following a community-led service planning model with the understanding that libraries are inclusive institutions created equally for everyone in the community." A 2011 citizen satisfaction syndicated survey showed the Camrose Public Library as having the lowest score of all City services. While respondents were generally happy with the physical characteristics, they were disappointed with the age of the collections, which they described as "old, dirty and ratty," the availability of e-resources, and the fact the library is not open on Sundays. Improving accessibility by extending Sunday hours would have cost implications including staff wages, staff retention, maintenance of the building and increased power costs associated with heating and cooling of the building, operation, and lights and computers. Camrose Public Library is currently in the process of weeding its collection based on the condition and use of materials. "The collection is currently a little oddly balanced," said director of library services Deb Cryderman. "With the university library right in the city our library should be serving the purpose of providing leisure reading for the community rather than research reading. At the moment our collection is 65 per cent non-fiction – the stuff that should be in the university library – and 35 per cent fiction, and that should be reversed. We should have about 65 per cent fiction and 35 per cent nonfiction." Continued on page 7


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Matthew (Rob MacMillan) has his feet washed by Jesus (the Rev. Jacques Vaillancourt) in a dramatization of The Last Supper, performed at St. Andrew's Anglican Church April 5. The drama required the dedicated efforts of many members of the St. Andrew's congregation, including Elaine Hook, who made the costumes, and Dorothy Marshall, who wrote the script.

Good and bad news in Camrose police report By Dan Jensen

The bad news from the Camrose Police Service's 2011 crime analysis released March 30 is that the number of reported criminal offences was seven per cent higher than it was in 2010. The good news is that the number of reported criminal offences was 18 per cent lower than the 10-year average. "A contributor of the 2011 increase was the our aggressive targeted enforcement of habitual criminals, which will continue," said Camrose Police Chief D.L. Kambeitz. The total number of reported criminal offences in 2011 was 1,918, up from 1,793 in 2011. Crimes against persons

The total number of crimes against persons increased by 34 per cent, from 298 to 398, with the majority of 2011 offences being Level 1 assault, at 173. "Level one assaults usually include the victim and offender being known to each other and having a property or relationship dispute," states police com-

mentary associated with the numbers. "Many of the incidents include alcohol or drug contributions and the majority of assaults are minor in nature, with many being resolved via mediation. Of the 173 incidents, only 58 resulted in charges being laid." The reported number of assaults on police officers was ten. "When assessing the assaults on police officers statistics show that one individual was responsible for four of the 10 reported incidents," said the commentary. This individual has been flagged as a risk, notifying police members to take precautions when dealing with the individual." The number of domestic violence incidents dropped from 66 in 2011 to 62 in 2010, while the number of sexual assaults went from eight in 2010 to nine in 2011. Criminal harassment crimes increased by 45 per cent, from 40 in 2010 to 58 in 2011, while the

number of crimes involving the uttering of threats increased by 24 per cent, from 83 to 103. "A contributing factor to the increased reported incidents can be linked to the use of electronic or computerized communication," states the commentary. "Many of the reported incidents involve victims being harassed or receiving threats via email, social media or text messages. As the electronic communication market expands, it will continue to provide a convenient tool for offenders to utilize, which may lead to future increases in reported incidents." Police dealt with one reported occurrence of manslaughter in 2011. Crimes against property

Break and enters increased 19 per cent, theft of motor vehicles increased 52 per cent, theft over $5,000 increased 100 per cent (from four to eight) and theft under $5,000 increased 12 per cent (369 to 413) Property damage offences decreased three per cent and possession of sto-

len property decreased by 36 per cent. The number of arsons resulting in the damage of property totalled six, down from eight in 2010. The total number of frauds in 2011 was 101, down from 105 in 2010. "The majority of these reported incidents consisted of fraud attempts through the mail or the internet, where requests were made to forward money to foreign destinations in promise of greater rewards," said the commentary. "Many of these occurrences were deterred through crime prevention, education and enforcement initiatives." The number of credit card frauds dropped from 12 in 2010 to three. Other offences

The number of other criminal code offences (breach of probation, bail violations, weapons, disturbing the peace, obstructing/ resisting a police officer, indecent acts) decreased by 11 per cent, from 366 to 325.

Bail violations were down from 121 to 89, a decrease of 26 per cent. Drug offences

The reported number of drug offences was 189, an increase of 13 per cent from 2010. "Through targeted enforcement and education initiatives, the Camrose Police Service has maintained a consistent and proactive approach to addressing issues associated with illicit drug activities," said the commentary. In 2011, aggressive and coordinated enforcement initiatives, internal drug and intelligence gathering training and special projects were utilized by the Major Crimes Unit, Crime Reduction Team, Patrol Section, School Resource Officer and Crime Prevention Officer to combat drug related issues in our community. By continuing to utilize these same strategies and initiatives, subsequent increases may be noted in reported drug offences in future crime analysis reports." Continued on page 5

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The library has received a $45,000 cheque from the government to assist with renovations, including new paint and carpet, and over the coming months will be rearranging collections, allocating more space for soft seating so that people can gather and be social, and carving out quiet spaces for readers or exam writers. "The library is an important community space and having a long-term concept to address the library in its entirety and its potential to be a community gathering space is paramount to our future space planning," states the report. Cryderman noted that, over the last few years, libraries have become less book repositories and more people gathering places. "We see the trend growing more now in the rural areas. Any given day you can see people using the Camrose Public Library to sit, stay, listen, play, read or even nap. Groups gather to meet at the library, individuals attend programs, some come

Camrose Public Library for a quiet place to read, while others come to share opinions and entertainment." Camrose Public Library understands it has an important role to fulfill in terms of providing access to new technology. "Not only should libraries provide internet access, but Alberta Public Library standards have identified that 40 per cent of seating should be capable of connecting to power supplies to provide computer docking

stations for patron computers," states the report. "Libraries play an important and growing role in support of other devices and access to materials available via these devices." Cryderman explained that Camrose Public Library (CPL) is part of the TAL library network, meaning that anyone with a CPL membership card can access materials from the Augustana library. In the Battle River School Division, students

are using their library membership cards to access the Camrose Public Library database for research. Councillor Brandon Blatz suggested it might be possible to integrate Camrose Public Library with the new city hall. "The new city hall we said we want to be an inviting place, a place for the public, and there are several points in this particular (library) study that says that is exactly what the library is and wants to continue to be. Why couldn't we integrate that into one capital project instead of perhaps having individual buildings?" Camrose Public Library board chair Anjah Howard expressed the opinion that combining a new library with a new city hall or a pool renovation is the way to go. "Then people can use multiuse space and it would also potentially reduce the size of the library needs because there would be the potential of sharing meeting space. Councillor Gerry Galenza said that while the idea of hav-

ing more than one service in the same building is a good one, a city hall/library situation might not be the best answer. "The only caution I have is that we spent almost ten years trying to address the city hall issue, and that does not include a library. Galenza said it may be possible to convince the business north of the library to relocate to the industrial area so the library could expand. "It seems to me that we have an industry that, over the years, has caused some grief (for the library) in terms of noise and exhaust. To me it just doesn't fit there. Sometimes I think we need to be a leader in that and look at possibly relocating it to a better place in the industrial area and freeing up some land." Data from Banner Research & Consulting Inc. shows that 48 per cent of adult Albertans have used a public library in the past 12 months and that 67 per cent of Albertan households reported having a member who had used a public library in the past 12 months.

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Letters to the Editor CENTRA CAM PRESENTATION Martin Szott, on behalf of the Knights of Columbus of Daysland, presented a cheque for $1,000 to Roxanna Skjonsberg, Shaun Lang and Cara Davis of Centra Cam Vocational Training Association. This donation will go towards the Emergency Clothing & Furniture Depot operating costs.

PEN POINTS by Berdie Fowler

Learning from the sinking of the unsinkable ship One hundred years ago an unsinkable ship sank with great loss of life. The story has had much television coverage this past week and I think it gives us cause to contemplate the horrific effects of overconfidence in technical advances and the high cost of ignoring warnings of peril. In 1912, the British passenger liner, the Titanic, was the largest ship afloat. It was the ultimate in comfort, luxury and opulence. It was deemed to have state-of-the-art advanced safety features, including sixteen watertight compartments and remotely operated watertight doors – making it unsinkable, they thought. Even years before construction of the Titanic, the seaman who would become her captain had said, “I cannot imagine any condition which would cause a ship to founder. Modern shipbuilding has gone beyond that.” Exactly one hundred years ago today, on April 10, 1912, the Titanic embarked on her maiden voyage to cross the Atlantic from Southampton, England, to New York, USA, in six days. On the fifth day out, the unthinkable happened. The luxurious liner collided with an iceberg south of Newfoundland, five of its sixteen watertight compartments were ripped open and the unsinkable Titanic sank within less than three hours, taking with it 1,514 passengers, mostly men. Of the 2,224 passengers, only 710 survived, mostly women and children (because of a “women and children first” protocol). It was one of the deadliest peacetime disasters in history. The world was shocked, but that turned to anger when investigation revealed there had been many regulatory and operational failures. The Titanic carried enough life boats for only one-third of the passengers and, when used, the life boats were only partially filled and crewed. The captain had ignored seven iceberg warnings from his crew and other ships in the area; and, he had steamed into a danger zone at a speed too high for the circumstances. It was believed that the ship’s owner, because of the highly competitive Atlantic passenger market, pressured the captain to maintain the speed that could achieve the record-breaking target of crossing the Atlantic in six days. Findings revealed that the three million rivets in the Titantic had been made of substandard iron so were sheared in the collision. The architect was blamed for having made the watertight compartments too small so as to have more space for first class passenger accommodation. In the end, both British and American inquiries agreed that most at fault for loss of life was the captain of a second ship in the area who had stopped for the night because of the icebergs, and had warned the Titanic’s captain of the imminent danger. He then turned off his radio and went to bed. Had his radio been manned, the distress calls from the Titanic would have been heard in time to have saved all on board. The highly dramatic as well as traumatic Titanic incident makes us ask if we learned anything from it. In our present information and knowledge age, we seem to be mesmerized by our rapid advances in technology and our growing dependence on it. Have we turned off our listening and observation devices and gone to sleep? Are we still ignoring warnings, taking short cuts? One hundred years ago, we thought we had unsinkable ships. We didn’t; not then; we still don’t. Ships, whether oil tankers or cruise ships, still leak and/or sink when they collide with ice or rocks. We still, and always will, need watchful human beings of integrity providing the intelligence to see risks and avoid, insofar as possible, the occurrence of disaster. Let’s not become paralyzingly dependent on mechanical intelligence. Spellcheck doesn’t distinguish between meanings of words like site, cite and sight. A calculator doesn’t know if the operator has put the decimal in the correct place. Autopilots don’t know if the program entered is accurate; they just fly the course. Recent news stories pertaining to major structural deficiencies in apartment and condominium complexes point to the need for a critical examination of the causes. Is it because of literacy and numeracy incompetency of the human brain because we have let ourselves become too reliant on mechanical brains? Or because we knowingly cut corners on safety measures and ignore warnings?

Letters are welcomed but please limit them to 500 words or less and sign with first name, initial, surname, address and phone number; only name of writer and city or town will be printed. Letters to third parties are not accepted. The Camrose Booster may edit for length, clarity, legality, personal abuse, good taste, public interest and availability of space. The Camrose Booster thanks you for your interest in the letters page and encourages your comments. Misinformation about MSI

There is a lot of misinformation out there in an attempt to make the Wildrose Alliance Party out to be a huge monster. I heard that the MSI, (Municipal Sustainability Initiative) fund would be abolished if the Wildrose Alliance party got into power. This could mean the loss of jobs in the smaller towns and in the cites due to a lack of funding. These attacks really make me angry and I feel that I must defend the party that I have been a member of since 2008. I research everything that I hear from the public and I make sure that the party that I am supporting is in no way going against what I believe. I believe in small government and in a government who watches their cheque book just as carefully as I do at home. To make it clear what the MSI fund is I will spell it out.

Since 2007, municipalities have been allocated a total of $290 million in MSI operating to meet the demands of growth, address local infrastructure and enhance sustainability. To receive MSI operating funding, a single spending plan has to be approved by the Minister of Municipal Affairs. The spending plan must reflect all eligible expenses that include those related to planning activities, capacity building, municipal services and assistance to non-profit organizations and must be for the purpose of providing good government, providing services, maintaining facilities or other things that are necessary or desirable for all or parts of the municipality or to develop and maintain safe and viable communities. I have read the Wildrose policies inside and out. There is no hint that they plan on abolishing the MSI. It would be rather stupid for any party to get rid of the fund in my opinion. Infrastructure is an important part of budget planning. We must have a strong infrastructure in place to keep this province healthy. This government has mismanaged the manner in which infrastructure dollars are allocated. Billions have been spent on faculties that the government cannot afford to staff. Albertans need to get the infrastructure that we as a province can afford. Local communities, not provincial bureaucracy are the best position to determine

where local infrastructure dollars should be spent. The Wildrose Alliance party believes in making MLAs responsible. If you vote in a Wildrose Alliance Party, the party will vote in a law that will make the MLA responsible if he or she did not please the majority of his or her riding. The MLAs will be required to vote accordingly to what the majority of his or her riding desires and not on the orders of the party. The voters will then be the boss and not the leader of the party. Know the facts about what every party believes. Then make your choice on the facts and not by what others in other parties say about the ones they are hoping to defeat on election day. Lorne W.P. Vanderwoude Camrose Dog waste

Camrose now has a resident (teeming) canine (dog) population of over 1,000 (licenced). This is evident in dog wastes and little plastic packages of dog waste quite common in our city's by-ways. Some yards are quagmires. We are not allowed to keep a hen or two for a breakfast egg. I like bantam chickens. My preference would be to have a hive of bees in my back yard. Productive those – honey – not smelly wastes. Tony Peddie Camrose

Grateful Grannies raise $46,000 Pat Mader Mundel

The Camrose and Area Grateful Grannies group had much to celebrate recently at their second birthday. In the two years since the group began, they have raised close to $46,000 for the Grandmothers to Grandmothers campaign of the Stephen Lewis Foundation. Fundraising initiatives often grow out of a personal “dare” to put a new idea into action. Meet Grateful Granny member Edythe Schneider, whose fundraising idea started with her long-time interest in card-making. She designed, made and sold 250 angel cards to support African grandmothers raising their orphaned grandchildren. When Edythe could no longer keep up with the demand for her cards, she gathered a small team of grannies to assist her. To date, close to 600 cards have been made and sold. When a blizzard this winter blew into the Dried Meat Lake area where Edythe lives, one of the card-making sessions at her home unexpectedly turned into a pyjama party. She fondly recalls, “The weather was too bad for the group to safely return to Camrose. I scrambled to get enough pyjamas and toothbrushes for everyone to stay overnight. Our evening was full of laughter.” In talking about her volunteer work for the Grateful Gran-

Edythe Schneider with some AIDS angels

nies, Edythe explained, “For a number of years I have been looking for an organization that I could help, or do something for, by working from my home. The Grateful Grannies group is perfect in every way.” As Edythe’s cards have continued to sell, she has added a new creative challenge to the

mix: working with wood. She said, “My husband gave me the initial instructions to use a scroll saw and an engraving dremel and from there it was lots of trial and practice.” With Edythe’s new skill set, she has designed and made wood ornaments, fridge magnets, and larger wooden figurines, as well as hand-embroidered cards, each showing an African grandmother holding her grandchild. In addition, the Grateful Grannies sell colourful, hand-made angels at their events – 1,100 of them so far and counting! A local store, Quilting from the Heart, also kindly sells these AIDS angels on behalf of the group. Many creative fundraising initiatives have been carried out by Grannies in the past two years. For example, cookies, jewelry and garden transplants have been sold. Concerts, and dinner and garden parties have been held – often in the coziness of members’ homes. In December, the group hosted a Christmas Market in the historic Bailey Theatre. If you are interested in buying their cards or other items – or having the Grateful Grannies sell their hand-made crafts at your event, please contact Margaret at 780-672-7033 or Edythe at 855-2035. Close to 250 Granny organizations across Canada support turning the tide on the HIV/AIDS pandemic.


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Sale prices of many of our most popular products are on until the end of April, but in addition, we have these items at special prices April 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14


Newssh! New “Stick-M” Wall Washer Fla

On sale now through April 30

taking Central Alberta by Storm!

Great for HE Washers!

Mighty Maid Concentrated Laundry Detergent

Mighty Maid Laundry Detergent with Oxy Bleach

5-kg pail . . . . . $20.95 5-kg refill . . . . $18.75 10-kg pail . . . . $38.50 10-kg refill . . . $35.70 *88 loads per 5 kg pail.

5-kg pail . . . . 5-kg refill . . . $23.00 10-kg pail . . . $46.75 10-kg refill . . $43.50 1/4 cup or less per load!

Mighty Maid All Purpose Cleaner 1 L . . . . $5.95 4 L . . $16.95 Cleans everything in your home!

Okay, not everyone gets as excited as we do over wall washing, but when you try our new feature-rich wall washer, you will understand our enthusiasm! Commercial Quality Household Versatility

Mighty Maid Concentrated Dish $ 25.00 Powder $

Built-in Handle Hook Conveniently hangs out of the way when storing. Foam Grip Reduces operator fatigue and increases comfort. Tubular Aluminum Construction Strong and light weight handle and frame. Commercial quality. Two-Way Lockable Knuckle Articulates in two directions with the ability to lock the knuckle in place at almost any angle. Prevents head from flipping when handle is extended. Redesigned pads.

5-kg pail . . . . 26.75 5-kg refill . . . $24.50 Super concentrated, saves you money!

Mighty Maid Scale and Mineral Remover

Mighty Maid Stain Remover

1 L . . . $7.95 4 L . $24.50 Thickened to cling to vertical surfaces.







Powerful, natural stain remover. Same great formula for over 20 years!

Mighty Maid Orange Oil

Mighty Maid Glass Cleaner

All natural cleaner, degreaser and deodorizer. 500 mL Reg. $13.95. Sale Price $9.95

Streak-free results. List price $14.25. 4 L. Sale Price $9.95

Extendible 70” handle. Ladders are a thing of the past. Improves efficiency and safety. Twist & Lock Handle. Simple half twist locks the handle at any height. It’s Finally Back! Foam Drip Sponge. Traps and holds any water running down the handle. Hands and arms don’t get wet. True Velcro Strips. Commercial velcro holds the wet mop securely in place.

Available with either a 12” Micro-Fibre or Cotton Wet Mop Mop.. Both mops are machine washable and very durable.

Stick-M Wall Washer With cotton refill. Reg. $34.50. $29.50 With micro-fibre refill. Reg. $34.50. $29.50

Cash & Carry 5 DAYS OF INSANE DEALS – April 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14 C41 3M Cleaning Sponges

White Swan 2-ply Toilet Tissue

PPI Brand 26 x 36 Garbage Bags (250/case)

Big 7.5”x 3.25” x 2” Cleaning Sponge. List price $3.50, while quantities last, Cash & Carry Special 50¢ ea. Limit: 6 per customer.

48-roll case x 429 sheets per roll. List price $49.50. Cash & Carry Price . . . . . .

Durable commercial grade. List price $36.25/case. Cash & Carry Price



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Limit: 2 per customer.




Professional Window Equipment

Squeaky Floor Cleaner

Brass Window Squeegees 12” list pr. $20.40, Sale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$15.95 14” list pr. $21.75, Sale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$16.95 18” list pr. $22.75, Sale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$17.95

Golden Glove Window Wash Applicators

Cleans wood and laminate floors safely and streak free. 32 oz. with Sprayer RTU $ List price $10.75. Sale Price…


3.78 L Concentrate $ List price $36.50. Sale Price



14” list pr. $19.70, Sale Price 18” list pr. $21.50, Sale Price


16.50 18.50

Extension Handles

13 ft., Sale Price $37.50

Scalex Acid Descaler Descales kettles, dishwashers, removes mineral stains from clothing. A favorite with our customers for 20 years! 1 Litre, List Price $14.25, Sale 4 Litre, List Price $44.25, Sale

1095 $ 3295 $

Regard Universal Paste Cleaner

Zep Air & Fabric Refresher

Now Microfibre for better performance.

6.5 ft., Sale Price $7.95

Morado Super Cleaner Degreaser

Enzymatic action breaks down the toughest stains. 1 Litre. List price $15.75. Cash & Carry Price



Fast Break Carpet Stain Remover

A ready-to-use COMMERCIAL strength deodorizer, safe to use on most fabrics or use as a space spray. Clean, long-lasting fragrance. 32 oz. bottle. List price $14.95. $ Sale Price…

A multi-purpose paste that safely and easily removes stains and marks when other cleaners have long given up. Restores surfaces to “like new” condition. 20 oz. tub. List price $12.75. $ Sale Price…




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Check this special supplement of The Camrose Booster for great ideas to freshen up your home and wardrobe!

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Cardigans perfect for spring evenings The most common style question is what to wear on cool spring evenings without compromising style. Many of us resort to the bad habit of hiding in a big sweater that completely masks our beautifully planned outfit. This year we’ve been offered an alternative: the loose lightweight cardigan, which has taken the fashion scene by storm. These little sweaters are, for the most part, totally devoid of buttons, which means wearing the cardigans open. They are mostly available in warm, light,

and natural tones, perfect for an evening on a restaurant patio. A wide range of cuts is available, but the most fashionable one this season is the bat-style jacket. You’re probably already aware of this trend after seeing it in stores last winter. This cardigan can be recognized by its wide sleeves, attached from wrist to hip. It’s a cut that is perfect for all types of figures; the waistline is hinted at but never shown. Long or short, the cardigan can be asymmetric or straight. Leave the ends to float in the

breeze. Create a vacation theme by wearing one with shorts, and you’ll feel as if you’ve been transported to the sea coast. For a chic happy hour, arrange a long necklace of pearly shells around your neck, and you’ll be all set. A cardigan is perfect over a little summer dress or paired with jeans. Remember, the cardigan is the star of versatile clothing this season. Try one and you’ll see how it can breathe new life into some of those items in your wardrobe that you were just about ready to abandon.

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Business casual is the standard for workplace In today's economic climate, there are more job applicants than there are jobs. Landing or keeping a job with so much stiff competition means employees must take the necessary steps to ensure they're a viable part of the company. Dressing the part may seem inconsequential, but it can say much about how seriously you take your work. A business casual dress code is standard across much of the white-collar business world. It has supplanted formal attire, sometimes called international standard business attire, in most companies. Roughly 45 percent of employees arrive to work in business casual clothing. Still, many are not quite sure what constitutes business casual wear. Business casual clothing is neat, professional and classic. Although not a uniform, this type of attire helps to keep workers uniformly dressed in tailored and comfortable clothing. For men and women, khaki or dark-colored slacks are customary; women may choose to wear conservative skirts that are not too short. Pressed, long-sleeved, buttoned solid shirts are safe bets for both men and women. Short sleeves are customary during the warmer weather. Some companies allow collared polo shirts or golf Ts. Informal dresses for women and sweaters are also acceptable. Women should avoid baring too much cleavage, which can be viewed as sexually forward. With both genders, clothing should fit well but not be too tight or suggestive. Depending on the organiza-

tion, shoes should be closed-toe and modest. Many companies institute "casual Friday" attire, which is a variation on business casual by allowing jeans or sneakers to be worn. However, even on casual days, most companies frown upon wrinkled, ripped, too trendy, or revealing types of jeans. Shorts are often frowned upon as well. If women will be wearing dresses, spaghetti straps should be avoided in favor of thicker tank top straps or capped sleeves in warmer weather. Flip-flops and other flimsy sandals also should be reconsidered. In terms of accessories and jewelry, less is often more when complementing business casual attire. Avoid flashy items or pieces that may distract or inspire envy. The work environment is not a fashion runway, and dressing to stand out could make others feel intimidated. Not all companies employ the same rules and regulations concerning wardrobe. For those who are new to a company, it's best to stick with conservative business casual basics and then observe what others are wearing. Keep in mind that attire worn by supervisors or business owners may not be what employees are allowed to wear. Just because the CEO is donning jeans and a T-shirt every day doesn't mean it is acceptable for you. When in doubt, ask human resources or a personnel director if there are attire guidelines. Fellow employees whom you trust can also lend advice. Here are some other tips when shopping for business casual. Continued on page 13

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Business casual is standard for work Continued from page 12

* Avoid large patterns because they are memorable, and these items will not be able to be worn frequently without risking the chance of someone recalling the outfit. * Invest in some blue, black, brown and tan pants and/or skirts. These basics can be worn with many different colored shirts and blouses.

* A cardigan or blazer can instantly dress up a business casual outfit for a client meeting. * Gentlemen can stash a basic tie in their desk drawers to use should an impromptu meeting take place and more formal attire is required. * Avoid overly pungent perfumes or colognes around the office. * Companies may have poli-

cies on piercings or visible tattoos. When in doubt, take it out or cover up. Men may not want to wear earrings. * Facial hair and hairstyles should be kept well-groomed. It is always a safer bet to err on the side of conservative in any business environment unless you definitely know their wardrobe policies.

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Plenty of choices out there for shoes All-purpose designs with European styling sporting a touch of innovation, classic colours with metallic accents and, above all, comfort beyond compare. This is what every shoe collection has in common. For men, the latest collections flaunt a youthful look with rich and timeless dyes dominated by anthracite, black and brown. Both boots and shoes combine contrasting colours. To

More and more men and women are turning towards high-tech shoes, not only for their trendy styling but also for their incredible comfort due to the possibility of multiple adjustments. maximize upkeep and comfort they are fitted with adjustable belts and laces, as well as sturdy soles. For women, high-heeled shoes with rounded toes are back in fashion, not forgetting the urban-style ankle boot.

The most popular materials are suede and printed leathers, some of which have marvellous, eye-catching finishes. As for boots, both for the workplace as well as for more casual outings, manufacturers have gone all out,

offering waterproof styles adjusting to different sized calves to ensure a perfect fit and an elegant look. More and more men and women are turning towards high-tech shoes, not only for their trendy styling but also

for their incredible comfort due to the possibility of multiple adjustments. Technical innovations abound: in the light, waterproof materials used in the production of these shoes as well as in the design of soles, some of which reduce shocks and exercise neglected muscles. They are great to wear at the gym as well as for those occasions when a relaxed look is a must.

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Strome Telecommunication Tower ATCO Electric is planning to replace the existing Strome telecommunications tower which is located in NE 25-44-16 W4M. The tower site is directly south of Highway 13 and east of the Town of Daysland, within Flagstaff County. The new tower will be a 111 meter (m) tall steel lattice structure supported by guy wires. To accommodate the new tower, the existing site will be expanded to an area of approximately 171m by 217m. ATCO Electric is applying to Alberta Utilities Commission, Industry Canada and Flagstaff County for the necessary approvals. If approval is granted, construction will begin in October 2012. You are invited to provide public comments to ATCO Electric within the next 30 days of this notice. The closing date for these submissions is April 30, 2012. Please contact: Rubi Ubhi, ATCO Electric 10035-105 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, T5J 2V6 Phone toll-free 1-855-420-5775, fax 780-420-5030 E-mail

Property rights: Your property rights. Your legacy. Protect them. The history of Alberta is about land. Farmers, ranchers – Albertans rely on our land and our property rights The PC Party will protect your property rights. The Property Rights Advocate Act protects you by: r mandating full consultation regarding your property; r ensuring full and complete compensation through the expropriations act; r and, when you need it, full and complete access to the courts. At the request of Albertans during consultations, we also created a Property Rights Advocate Office to provide impartial information, investigate if property owners feel unfairly treated and issue reports to the Courts, and assist landowners in dealing with companies, governments, boards or Courts.

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Pastoral Care Conference to be held at Norsemen Inn April 16 and 17 By Dan Jensen

Faith and Aging – Thriving At Any Age will be the theme of the Alberta Pastoral Care Association's 44th annual conference at the Norsemen Inn, April 16 and 17. "We're anticipating in the neighbourhood of 100 registrants, which is a little more than normal," said Rev. Norman Lentz, chaplain at The Bethany Group. Keynote speaker for the conference will be Dr. Nancy Kehoe, department of psychiatry, Cambridge Health Alliance, Harvard Medical School.

A pioneer in the field of mental health, she is best known for her ground-breaking work in addressing the spiritual needs of those with mental illness. She has been widely acclaimed through her conference presentations across the United States and in Canada, where she is known for her "common touch" and for her sharing of life stories. "Dr. Kehoe is passionately committed to the role of spiritual health through all the stages of life," states the conference brochure.

The conference will also feature presentations by Richard Duncan, RPN, on relationships as the key to longer life, Randal Nickel on radical hospitality, and Suzette Bremault-Phillips, OT, Ph.D., on finding meaning and purpose when confronted with health issues. Nickel, who is executive director of the Camrose Open Door Association, an organization that provides a range of services to youth at risk, completed a M.Ed. specializing in workplace and adult learning, and enjoys working to create a

culture of learning. He will show in his presentation that we need to be radically hospitable to gain trust and then look to encourage growth and change. Bremault-Phillips will outline mental, spiritual and physical challenges that arise when health diminishes, and ways to support individuals as they discover and reframe their life's meaning and purpose amidst new-found limitations. Rev. Lentz feels the theme of the conference should appeal to a wide audience. "Whether people recognize

spiritual issues or not, it is an element that is operative in our lives." The Alberta Pastoral Care Association, through education, promotion, and training of caregivers, provides for the spiritual well-being, support and visitation of persons in need. It is an organization made up of clergy and laity who feel a calling from God to go out to minister to God's people, especially in times of illness and special need. The conference is being held in conjunction with The Bethany Group's 90th anniversary.

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Cosmetology at Camrose Composite High School

Opening the Door to Opportunity The Cosmetology course gives students the opportunity to develop the basic skills involved in Hair Dressing and Esthetics while providing an environment where students are able to express their own creativity. Students may then choose modules which appeal to them and build on their skills so that they can make an informed decision in their career choices. The course is available to adult students and regularly enrolled students.

Modules Include: Hair & Scalp Care • Hair Styling • Hair Cutting • Chemical Texturing • Hair Coloring Hair Goods and Extensions • Skin Care • Hair Removal • Nail Enhancements Make up • Manicuring • Predicting

What students have to say about our program: “Being a mother of two with a very busy schedule there is no better way to achieve my desire to become a Hairdresser than by joining the cosmetology class at Camrose Composite High School. The school is able to accommodate me and work around my busy schedule by letting me work at my own pace.” - Marta H.

“In September 2006, I started my first class of Cosmetology at Camrose Composite High School, and continued until I graduated in 2009 with approximately 20 modules completed. I chose Marvel College to pursue my career in Hairstyling. To my surprise, I was credited with every single course I took at CCHS! That meant that I was put in the fast track program which cost less, and I graduated in February instead of June! I highly recommend the CCHS program.” - Chelsey P.

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Opportunities for

Unreserved Farm Auction Sale for Walter Berg


Thorsby, Alberta

for the

Directions: From Thorsby go 6 miles south on Sec. Highway 778 to TWP Rd. 482, then 1 1/8 mile west.

Saturday, April 21, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Watch For Signs.

GST will be charged where applicable.

TRACTORS JD 7520 4WD Tractor, dual hyd., CAH, PTO, 16-sp trans, 7800 hrs., S/N 002628R; JD 4440 Tractor, CAH dual PTO, dual hyd., quad range trans, c/w Ezee-On 2100 FEL & bucket, new rear tires, approx. 8000 hrs., S/N 4440H-008537R; Round Bale Fork for above FEL; Case 2290 Tractor, CAH, dual PTO, dual hyd., power shift trans, work order at 6072 hrs, 23.1x34 rear rubber S/N 9917768; AC 7020 Tractor, CAH, dual PTO, power director trans, c/w Ezee-On FEL, 3691 hrs., S/N 12981; Case 1070 Tractor, CAH, dual PTO, dual hyd., PS, trans work done 2000 hrs. ago, c/w Ezee-On 80 FEL and bucket, 9550 hrs., S/N 8805506; Round Bale Fork for above FEL; IHC B414 Tractor, diesel, 3-pth, PTO, S/N 29470. CATERPILLARS Cat D7E Crawler Cat, angle dozer, canopy, ES, good under carriage; International TD 14A Crawler Cat c/w Bucyrus Erie Hyd. Dozer, S/N TD14ATDF28546T7BH; Case 450 Track Loader Cat, PS trans, joystick control, S/N 2731823; Sure Go Track Machine c/w Wisonsin motor. SAWMILL & PLANER 1998 Wood Mizer LT40 Band Sawmill c/w log out riggers, trailer and 24-hp Kohler motor, 655 hrs., S/N 456A32414VNH65081; Norwood 2 Blade Edger c/w Honda motor and trailer. TRUCKS & TRAILERS 1999 Dodge 2500 Laramie SLT, Cummins Diesel, 5-sp trans, 4x4 extend-a-cab, long box, hitch railings full powered, new rubber, new injection and lift pump, 295931 km, S/N 387KF2367XG198978; 1998 Dodge Dakota SLT, extend-a-cab, auto, full powered, 179626 km, S/N 1B7GL22Y7WS507379; 1975 Dodge 500 2T Single Axle Truck, V8, 5x2 trans, 15’ steel box, hoist, roll tarp 46729 miles, S/N D51EG5J000237; 1989 Dodge 250 Power Ram, 360 V8, 4-sp, needs repair; 1975 Dodge 500 2T Truck, V8, 4-sp trans, c/w 15’ box and hoist, S/N D51EG5J004094; 1978 Chev C6500 Truck, V8, 5x2 sp trans, c/w 8’x24’ bale deck, S/N TCE668U606099; Suzuki SJ 410, 4x4, SUV, 4-sp trans; 1995 Norbert 7.5’x24’ Gooseneck Trailer c/w beavertails, ramps, 9000 lb, 12V winch, 7000 lb. axles, S/N 2N9F759209SG017424; 1995 Norbert 16’ 5th-wheel Stock Trailer, mats, Divider gate, S/N 2M9078527SC017137; TriFold Tandem Axel Trailer c/w ramps, stockracks,

9000 Warn 12V winch, lights, 7.5’x14’ deck, S/N 307; Shop Built Trailer c/w 5’x10’ deck, no S/N. CATTLE EQUIPMENT Westward Jiffy 900 Round Bale Processor, 1000 PTO, like new, S/N JSB00021587; IHC 575 Tandem Axle Manure Spreader c/w double floor chain, 540 PTO, needs repair, S/N 1190855C000993; Hi Capacity 6” Roller c/w 9-hp Honda motor; Easy Way 250-bus. Creep Feeder c/w transport, like new; Wooden Calf Creep Feeder c/w tin roof; Case PTO Hammer Mill c/w trailer; Cattle Squeeze c/w auto head gate, rolling back door, and palpation cage; 2 Speedy Gate Bale Feeders; 8 Rolls Barb Wire; Older Cattle Squeeze; Chicken Plucker; 3-pth Cyclone Seeder; Bloodless Banding Castrater; Cross Bow Vac Gun; Farm Wagon. HAYING EQUIPMENT NH BR780A Round Baler, cab controls, wide hyd. pick-up, auto tie, less than 1000 bales, S/N Y6N015241; Case IHC 8312 Hydroswing Discbine, rubber and steel rolls, S/N CFH0186017; Harvestman “VH” 12-wheel V-Rake; MF 3pth Pitmanless Mower; NH 273 Square Baler; Allied Automatic Bale Stooker; NH 489 9’ Haybine, new wobble box, S/N 532230; Vicon 4-Wheel Hay Rake; Jari Monarch 3’ SP Sickle Mower. HARVESTING EQUIPMENT MF 550 SP Diesel Combine, C Melroe Pick-up, chopper, hopper ext, S/N 00045; MF 510 Western Special SP Combine, CA, Melroe Pick-Up chopper, S/N 1201-TRUD1114; JD800 Swather 15’ c/w bat reels and rubberized canvases; JD 800 12’ SP Swather c/w pick-up reels; JD 800 Swather, parts; MF 510 Combine, parts; Westfield 6”x31’ PTO Grain Auger; Scoop-A-Second 6”x30’ Grain Auger c/w Honda motor; Allied 7”x36’ Grain Auger c/w 9-hp Honda motor; 5 Roller Viking Fanning Mill. POST POUNDERS Wheatheart Heavy Hitter Trailer Post Pounder, fully hyd., c/w 9-hp Honda motor, S/N 02-03-2609R; Shaver Front mount hyd. Post Pounder; Post Peeler c/w trailer. YARD EQUIPMENT Polaris 500 HD Sportsman 4x4 Quad c/w front rack, rear rider seat and 12V winch S/N 0208060; Ariens 18-hp Lawn Mower c/w 44” mower; Quad mount 12V Grass Seeder;

Lunch Available. Estate Trailer Sprayer c/w 25-gal. tank, 8’ booms, 12V pump; Poulan Pro 27” SP Snowblower, 12-hp c/w ES, like new. LUMBER Approx. 5000 Board Ft. Spruce and Birch, 2x6; 2x8x8’, 10’, 16’; Assort 1”x8’ Wind Board. TILLAGE EQUIPMENT AC 2500 25’ Tandem Disc, hyd. wings, 24” blades; IHC 620 24’ DD Press Drill c/w factory trans, grass & fert. attach, rubber packers; MF 620 21’ Tandem Disc c/w flip-up wings; Oliver 6x16” Plow on rubber c/w coulters, hyd. lift; FarmKing 60’ Hyd. Harrow Drawbar c/w HD harrows; Case 5x16” plow hyd. lift; Field Sprayer c/w 50’ booms, PTO pump, 250-gal. stainless steel tank; 500-gal. Fiberglass Tank c/w HD trailer; FarmKing 3-ph 6’Blade, like new; FEL 5’ Rock Fork. MISCELLANEOUS Approx. 1800 bushels Feed Oats & 2000 bushels Barley; Makita 18” Chainsaw; Brico CT 260 Meatsaw; Kirks Stoker Furnace c/w 8’x12’ shed; HD Ind. Air Comp., 220 wiring; Migmatic 200 Mig Welder; Assort. Chainsaws; Banding Machine c/w tools; Bisman 8T Air Floor Jack; Westward Pressure Washer c/w Honda motor; Roll 22’ Matting; Lincoln Electric 3 Phase Welder; Drako Airless Paint Sprayer; Portable Air Comp. c/w Honda motor; Electric Air Comp; Many more items. AUCTIONEER NOTE Mr. Berg is retiring from farming therefore this Sale. All equipment is field ready and well looked after. For more information call Walter Berg at (780) 789-3737 or Miller’s Auction Service at (780) 789-2226. Terms: Cash or valid cheques only, certified cheque, bank draft or bank letter of credit. No purchases to be removed until settlement has been made. list is subject to additions and/or deletions. neither the owner, the auctioneer or staff of the auctioneer shall be held responsible for any loss or accident on or off the auction site.

2012 Baseball Season Baseball Alberta needs your skill, whether you’re an experienced or aspiring umpire.

Umpire Clinic in Camrose. Saturday, April 21st and Sunday, April 22nd. (Registration at 8 a.m. Saturday, April 21st. Clinic gets underway at 9 a.m. each day) For more information or to register, contact John at 780-679-0151 or 780-619-6735

Shocking Utility Bills? Inviting all municipalities, home and business owners to join us in exploring new ideas to move into an energy-friendly future

Alternative Energy Seminar Wednesday, April 11, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Alliance Community Hall Presentations include: • Village of Delia – Home to the largest free-standing solar array in Western Canada which operates their water treatment plant • Goose Creek Renewable Energy Inc. – Equipment and installation for municipal buildings • Great Canadian Solar – Residential installations • Vbine – Vertical Axis Wind Turbines • Grant and Funding Opportunities Lunch will be provided by the Village of Alliance Municipal Sustainability Initiative Funds


Voice of Community and Land Society

Wildrose Family Pack:

1) Ban Mandatory School Fees 2) Tax Credit for Kids Activities 3) Tax Deduction For Each Child

Vote for Trevor Miller Wetaskiwin-Camrose Wildrose Candidate

Authorized and Sponsored by Trevor Miller - Candidate, 780.809.1394

Camrose does its part in saving energy Camrose residents did their part in the effort to conserve energy on Earth Hour last Wednesday. Data compiled by FortisAlberta showed that residents consumed 822 fewer kilowatt hours of electricity during Earth Hour (8:30 to 9:30 p.m.) than they did during the same hours March 24 when the temperature was 8.2 degrees colder. "This is the equivalent of powering 13,700 sixty-watt light bulbs or 913 homes for one hour," said FortisAlberta communications advisor Kevin Haslbeck. Earth Hour is the highlight of a major campaign to encour-

age businesses, communities and individuals to take the simple steps needed to cut their emissions on an ongoing basis. "It's about simple changes." said FortisAlberta. "Collectively they can make a difference." Camrose residents and businesses can improve their energy efficiency by: turning off their lights when they leave home; replacing conventional lights with LED lights which are sixty times more energy efficient; using reading lights when they need a small amount of light instead of overhead lights for the entire room; unplugging phone

Tuesday, April 24, 7:30 p.m.

Bardo Hall (at the junction of Sec Hwy 834 and TWP Road 500)

For information call 780-662-3328

Email: Phone: 780.809.1394

By Dan Jensen

Annual General Meeting

chargers, computers and other electronics when not in use as they continue to use electricity; using a power bar that can easily be shut off; using ENERGY STAR appliances which consume 30 to 50 per cent less energy; cleaning and dusting the coils at the back of their refrigerator once a year to help the compressor cool faster and run more efficiently; unplugging seldom used appliances such as that second refrigerator in the basement; running the dishwasher only when it is full; and using the microwave or toaster oven to cook or warm leftovers.

Camrose County Private ECS Registration Dates for the 2012-2013 School Year Hay Lakes ECS 7:00 p.m., April 11, in the School Library For more info, contact Gina at 780-672-1921. Round Hill ECS 6:30 p.m., April 26, at Round Hill School For more info, contact Lindsay at 780-678-3201. Rosalind ECS 7:30 p.m. April 18, at the Rosalind School Staff Room For more info, contact Darcy at 780-375-2425. *Children must be five by March 1, 2013, in order to register. Please bring your child’s birth certificate, Alberta Health Care number and legal land description (rural students).

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Tuesday, April 17, 2012, 7:00 p.m. Main Hall, New Sarepta Agriplex

MODEL 225 On sale now! Terry Olsen, Owner, Manager

For more information contact: Cory Bowler 780.292.4384 or Andy Kellert 780.878.3386

4944-50 Street, Camrose, AB 780-672-2732

Camrose and Rural Areas





1-800-679-0345 Pasture SE of Heisler - 640+/- acres with 3 dugouts and good corrals. Suitable for grain production. Call Gordie. F-08 Cattle Farm near Camrose – close to Camrose, 1 or 2 quarters, great starter farm! Large barn, shop, outbuildings, home with 3 bedrooms, great landscaping. Call George to take a look! S-16 NEW LISTING! Quarter near Heisler – 1 quarter, partially cultivated, dugout, corral system. Call Gordie. F-11a Cattle Ranch near Daysland – Bungalow with beautifully landscaped yard, heated calving barn, corrals for 125 head, large machine shed, bins. Call George. S-10

Gordie Fischer 780-754-3864 George Singer 780-608-6555

Financial Convenience

Everyday People A 4725 - 65 Street, Camrose Phone 780-672-1113

Farm Auction Albert and Terrie Anne Ketchmark of Bawlf Wed., April 18, 2012 ~ 10:30 a.m. From Camrose on Hwy 26 - 18 miles east to RR172, then 3 miles south. From Bawlf - 4 miles north on Hwy 854 to Township R462, then 3 miles east to RR172 and 1-1/4 miles north. Terms: Cash/Cheque Tractors IHC 1066 tractor, duals, C.A.H.R., 8240 hours, good rubber; Massey Ferguson 290, 3 pt. ht, loader, 1650 hours, good rubber. Combines & Harvest Equipment 1982 TR70 NH combine - 6 cylinder, Ford turbo (1748 hours); 1976 MF 750 combine, 354 Perkins turbo - hydro; 2 MF 751 pull type combines (for parts); 1977 400 Versatile swather, 15’ cab, cooler; Model 75 IHC 21’ pull type swather; 6’ Flexicoil swath roller. Machinery 30’ Victory cultivator with 3 bar mounted harrows; 28’ 476 white chisel cultivator with mounted harrows - 3 bar; 28’ Allis Chalmers - double offset disc; 28’ - 150 IHC hoe drills with mover (grass seed & fertilizer attachment - eagle beak points); R570S Degelman reel rock picker, PTO drive; Melrose 215 spray coup 56’, 497 hours w/ V.W. 4 cyl., water cooled engine; Bergen - 50’ x 10” hydr. swing grain auger; Grain auger Sakundiak HD7 - 1200, 16hp, B&S motor; 6”x36’ auger, 10hp Kohler motor - Westfield; 2-ton trailer, 12’x8’ deck with twin cylinder hoist; 1/2 ton box trailer.

GST charged where applicable Shop Equipment & Miscellaneous 6500 watt gasoline generator - new; 3500 watt Homelite generator; Lincoln 180 amp AC welder; Clark turbo 100EN mig welder; Coleman Powermate 1500psi pressure washer w/ 5hp B&S engine; 12hp Kohler engine electric start; Torren slough pump with hose; 2” pump, 5hp B&S; 500 gal. plastic water tank - like new; 500 gallon fuel tank - double compartment; 100 gallon fuel tank; 10 - 10’ steel corral panels; 10’ & 12’ steel gates; Slide-in stock racks; Cattle waterer; Grain auger hopper; Drill fill spout, 100 amp transfer switch with wiring (new); 3 hydraulic disc markers; Dog kennel & feeder; Cream cans; Bicycles; Miscellaneous lumber; Miscellaneous garden tools & hoses; Freezer; Crosley electric clothes dryer; Garden shed - 7’ x 7.5’; 1981 Honda 200 ATC - good rubber; 440 Everest skidoo. Yard Equipment JD STX 38 riding lawn mower; MF10 garden tractor, tiller & mower deck; King Kutter 3pth. mower, 5’, like new 7’ 3pth blade, like new; 38” grass sweeper; Roller tiller; Push lawn mowers.

Lunch available

Another Contributor 1988 GMC Sierra 2500, 4wd, ext. cab, gas; MF2775 2wd tractor, 1900 hrs, c/w air, heater, radio, 24sp power-shft trans., triple hyd.; Inland Terminator 1 70’ auto-fold field sprayer c/w hyd. pump, 800 gal. tank & chem handler; 1900 Premier Macdon 30’ pull type swather, 1000 PTO, nice condition; NH 456 7’ sickle mower - hyd. lift, good shape; Hesston 5540 round baler; Fill-Rite Series 400 12V chemical transfer pump c/w meter; Goertzen 14’ tandem axle horse trailer c/w 2 side windows, front side door, spare tire, ladder & roof rack; Adult leather Simco saddle, good cond.; Small assortment horse tack; Large quantity 6”x7’ & 6”x8’ sharpened posts; 16ft holiday trailer. Stove top & ice box (needs work). Good fisherman or hunter trailer For more information phone Albert at (780) 373-2523

AUCTIONEER’S NOTE: There is very little misc. on this sale so come early. This is a sale of medium size farm equipment. Albert was mechanically inclined so all machinery is well maintained, field ready and clean.

Berg’s Auction Service

780-672-5615 • Camrose, AB • • Lic. 010028

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Spark their imagination. Watch their faces light up. C.O.W. is a wonderful experience!

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Monday, April 16, 2012

Payroll and Bookkeeping Services Available

Chester Ronning School: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Camrose Community Centre: 1:30 - 5:00 PM


Camrose Public Library: 12:00 - 4:30 PM Parent workshop in the library: 6:30 - 8:00 PM

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

5014-50 Street, Camrose, AB

FOR SALE 2004 12’x 40’ Park Model

One bedroom. Ideal for lake lot, farm house, acreage or golf course. Has 4” walls, 6” floors and ceiling, on 3 axles. Fully furnished with window covers, air conditioner, forced air furnace, ball hitch and extras. Excellent condition. Will take trades. Call 780.672.6828 or (c) 780.878.1098 for more information.


Alberta SPECIAL One-Act S Drama Festival April 13 & 14 Bailey Theatre Main Street Camrose

Friday 7 pm Saturday 1 pm Saturday 8 pm

$10 per session $20 Festival Pass

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Sale Reminder Household for Jim and Katie McClusky plus a large quantity of collectibles, antiques and miscellaneous from other contributors.

Saturday, April 14 - Elk’s Hall, Camrose at 10:00 a.m. Check Morning News or go to for detailed listing.

Berg’s Auction Service

780-672-5615 • Camrose, AB • • Lic. 010028


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The Chuck MacLean Arts Centre is pleased to announce that it is part of a cross Canada tour of the Crystal Journey, performed by David Hickey www. on Sunday, April 15, at 7:30. Cost is $25. The tour will begin on April 6 in Thunder Bay, Ontario, and end in Regina on May 29. Other provinces will include Manitoba, Saskatchewan and British Columbia with a total of 35 shows. David says that “with over 10 years' experience and 1,000 performances to date, Crystal Journey will expand yet again to new musical heights.” He states that audiences can expect two 40- to 50-minute sets. His usual setup includes 15 to 20 Quartz Crystal Bowls, eight to 10 Paiste Planet Gongs, a Vibraphone and a Santoor. Nothing is amplified, prerecorded or rehearsed. Each set and performance is sonically pure and unique. Planet Gongs are tuned to the natural harmonic series based on the orbital properties of the Earth, Moon, Sun and Planets. All of these gongs resonate in harmony with the celestial bodies and communicate a distinct aspect of the Music of the Spheres, which was first documented by Pythagoras in the sixth Century B.C. Each planet gong contributes a vital pitch to the total harmonic resonance of our solar system. He also states and I can attest that a Crystal Journey concert is like no other musical experience on earth. The combination of all these unique and ancient instruments provides the listener a chance to journey with the sounds to the outer reaches of our minds and universe. Crystal Journey has dedicated its intention for the music to help raise awareness to our environment and such social causes as Tibet and Burma, raising funds for these and various other charities. Crystal Journey also works with cancer support groups such as Well Spring Calgary and SEVA Canada, a Vancouver based charitable organization that fights blindness and restores sight in nine countries. The intent of the performance is to create expansive and improvised music, to awaken consciousness and to provide a cosmic musical journey into the Unknown. David’s musical inspirations are Jerry Garcia, the Grateful Dead, John Lennon, George Harrison, The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Bob Marley, Miles Davis and Frederick Chopin to name a few. Anyone wishing to attend should call Jane at 780-6729949 in advance as space will be limited.

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with Camrose Camerata in concert. Directed by Joy-Anne Murphy, for this concert the community choir will present music ranging from vocal jazz to German choral classics, from a famous opera chorus to choral speech. Musical highlights include the beautiful “Wie lieblich sind Deine Wohnungen” (“How Lovely is Thy Dwelling Place), a choral favourite from Brahms’ greatest and best known choral work, his German Requiem. Yet more exquisite German repertoire comes in three sumptuous a cappella numbers by fellow Romantic composer Felix Mendelssohn that describe places of beauty in nature. Verdi’s Va, pensiero (Cho-



Candler Art Gallery, 5002-50 Street, Camrose or at the Door: $20 Students $10

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Stan Kroetsch Stan is a deacon in his church as well as a member of the Charismatic Renewal for nearly 35 years. He is a man with a servant’s heart. In his ministry to the elderly, he provides a listening ear. Come and hear his amazing story of trusting God for everything!

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Sacred Spaces Special Places concert April 14

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Now Showing Friday, April 13 to Thursday, April 19 rus of the Hebrew Slaves) comes from his first successful opera, Nabucco, and its text of exiles singing about their homeland was the inspiration for Verdi to begin writing again after the failure of a previous opera and death of his wife. The song became an anthem of the Italian people as it expressed their longing for political independence at the time. Two unique works featured are Canadian R. Murray Schafer’s Gamelan – based on a Balinese / Javanese pentatonic scale, with each note of the scale being sung to a different syllable; and Ernest Toch’s Geographical Fugue – a spoken fugue using unusual names of geographical locations. The concert gets a bit of

local flavour with Standing on Holy Ground – a contemporary spiritual written by Judy and Marc Hafso, formerly of Camrose, and Dennis Rusinak of Wetaskiwin who joins the choir on his clarinet for a jazzy arrangement of a traditional spiritual. Contemporary vocal jazz is represented in The Manhatten Transfer arrangement of A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square and Greg Jasperse’s wordless New York VoiceDance. This delightful and inspiring concert takes place at Messiah Lutheran Church (4810-50 Street, Camrose), on Saturday, April 14, beginning at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are available at the door or in advance from Candler Art Gallery.

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…MORE LISTINGS FROM CENTRAL AGENCIES ACREAGES P R I VAT E T R E E D AC R EAG E, T H E PERFECT G E TA WAY ! ... 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 Asking $229,900

WOW! BEAUTIFUL LOG HOM E, 13.8 AC R ES WITH PRIVATE SETTI NG! ... Located 9 miles from Camrose, 2 miles to Driedmeat Lake and close to pavement. Features a huge covered veranda, beautiful open staircase, exceptional loft area, open beams and log walls. Lovely country-style kitchen/dinette, beautiful filedstone fireplace and vaulted ceilings. Cozy ICF basement, in-floor heating, IBC boiler, large family/games room. Log workshop and more! Enjoy a peaceful, relaxing lifesyle! Asking $519,900 CA323054

WOW! BEAUTIFUL WALKOUT BUNGALOW – SUPERB ACREAGE SETTING! ... You’ll love it! Close to Camrose, by pavement. Beautiful open plan features vaulted 9’ ceilings, exceptional windows, hardwood flooring, superb kitchen, amazing dinette area, superb en suite. Excellent walkout bsmt., heated garage. 28’x36’ heated workshop and more! Great views! A must see! CA321714 Asking $519,000

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WOW! EXCEPTIONAL ACREAGE – IMPRESSIVE HOME! ... 5.7 acres only 3 miles to Camrose and on pavement. Impressive 3300 sq. ft. custom built home features beautiful open staircase, exceptional window pkg., hardwood flooring, vaulted ceilings in LR and DR. Huge country-style kitchen, cozy great room, superb master. In-floor htg. in house, 28’x30’ garage and in 50’x100’ workshop. OH crane, coal boiler. 50’x60’ storage bldg. Very nicely fenced yard, corrals, much more! CA323331 Asking $792,500 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

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! CA322851 Priced from $84,000 to $154,000


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

WOW! WALKOUT ACREAGE LOT – SUPERB VIEW! ... 1.57 acres only 5 miles west of Camrose, 1/2 mile off pavement. Overlooking peaceful, relaxing countryside, proposed golf course. It’s the perfect setting to build your dream home. Call now! Asking $119,000 CA321717

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One Act Play Festival The Alberta Drama Festival will be holding a One Act Festival at the Bailey Theatre April 13 and 14. There are seven plays entered from different regions in the province. This is an adjudicated event. The

Friday evening session starts at 7 p.m., while Saturday sessions start at 1 p.m. and 8 p.m. The winner of the One Act Festival will be announced after the 8 p.m. session. All sessions are open to all.

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Gorgeous – Impeccable – Sophisticated are the way to describe this 3,215 square foot executive family home, which is located on a large private pieshaped lot backing onto the golf course. The stunning foyer features ceramic tile and leads to a wide spindled open staircase to the upper level. On the main level, the sunken atrium is a fantastic place to enjoy the sunshine through the carousel windows, or curl up with a good book. The lovely living room with its combination of contemporary and historic charm is very comfortable with French doors that lead to an attractive dining room with the beautiful maple floors that are also found throughout most of the main level. A very spacious dinette overlooks a bright, tranquil sun room and is a perfect place to enjoy your family meals. It has direct access to a large covered deck, ideal for barbecuing in any weather condition. The deck overlooks the mature landscaped, fenced yard and golf course. The culinary artist in the family will absolutely love the superb, newly renovated kitchen. Top of the line custom-built maple cabinets, beautiful extraordinary granite counter tops, an inset sink, arched stone work around the stove, lovely cabinet lighting and matching china cabinet. New top of the line appliances are in included. A breakfast bar and a large walk-in pantry, with an extra fridge, add to the appeal and function of this space. These are only a few highlights of this kitchen. You'll also notice the beautiful matching light fixtures.

The bright, cozy family room features an attractive gas fireplace and has access to the large covered deck. Some of the other key features of this one of a kind home are a main floor laundry area with matching maple cabinets with granite counter tops. There is direct access to the insulated three-vehicle garage, one of which is a heated bay. You'll enjoy the wide open staircase to discover an ideal office area, and a splendid master bedroom with a large walk-in closet and a four-piece en suite with a jet tub. Two other good-sized bedrooms and a four-piece main bathroom complete this level. All bathrooms have matching maple cabinets and granite counter tops. The basement has one finished bedroom. Other highlights of this beautiful home include new shingles, a maintenance-free exterior, direct access to the golf course, a high efficiency furnace, two hot water tanks, two air conditioning units and lawn sprinkler system. This home, backing onto the Camrose Golf Course, is one of the most prestigious homes in Camrose at 5304-61 Street Close. This is a must see home, it offers excellent value at $679,500. An open house will be held on Saturday, April 14, from 2 to 4 p.m. For a personal viewing call Darrell Rosland at: Central Agencies Inc. 4870-51 Street, Camrose 780-672-4495 or 780-679-2170 cell

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OPEN HOUSES Wed., April 11, 2-4 p.m. 4440-74 Street E XC E LLE NT L O C AT I O N A C R O S S F R O M CHURCH AND PARK ... This beautiful, fully finished home features lovely maple cabinets with under cabinet lighting, corner pantry, 4 bedrooms, cozy basement with in floor heat, HE furnace, water on demand, upgraded light fixtures and custom window coverings. Outside has been professionally landscaped and offers a west facing deck, a poured, stamped concrete sitting area and RV parking. Call today! CA323153 Asking $292,900

Thur., April 12, 2-4 p.m. 6604-38 Avenue WITH A G R EAT LOCATION A N D O N L Y ST E P S AWAY FROM GREEN SPACE ... This 1504 sq. ft. 3 bedroom, 3 level split will appeal to most people. With bright bay windows, huge family room, wood stove, laminate flooring, lots of storage space, attached single garage and fenced yard, this home will be yours if you act quickly! CA323212 Asking $239,900

Thur., April 12, 2-4 p.m. 4913-46 Street B R I G H T BI-LEVEL. C E N T A L L O C AT I O N . Q U I C K G COMMUTE TO N EW LI STIN AUGUSTANA! ... 1144 sq. ft., 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, finished basement with many upgrades! New windows, flooring, siding, furnace, crown mouldings and more. Yard is fenced, landscaped. 2 parking spots with alley access. Two large living spaces in basement, one with a wood stove. Could convert one into 2 more bedrooms. Immediate possesion - Just Move In! Asking $264,500 CA322992

Sat., April 14, 2-4 p.m. 6809 - 40 Avenue Close AFFOR DABLE STARTER HOME IN DUGGAN PARK ... 3 bdrm., 2 baths, south facing deck, bright G! N EW LI STIN bi-level windows. Open concept MF w/lots of cabinetry in kitchen, black appl., cozy breakfast bar. Lge. living and dining space w/room to fit all your furniture. Bsmt. fin. and has two living spaces – one can be converted to a fourth bdrm. if needed. Bdrm., 3-pce. bath, utility room. Quit paying rent – step into home ownership with this great home! CA323180 Asking $249,500

Sat., April 14, 2-4 p.m. 5304 - 61 Street Close “Home of the Week, see our ad on p. 23!” IMPRESSIVE E LEGANC E ... a gracious foyer welcomes you to this prestigious 3215 sq. ft., 2-storey. Awesome floor plan. Recent upgrades are stunning. Located in quiet crescent. Must definitely be seen to be appreciated! You won’t want to leave. CA316841 Now asking $679,500


OUT OF TOWN BAWLF ~ 3 - B D R M . MOBILE ON 1-1/2 LOTS ... Be satisfied in a budget conscious home. Many upgrades, appliances included. Fenced. CA319726 Only asking $75,900 NEW NORWAY ... This 3-bdrm. mobile home built in 2002 could be yours. Master bdrm. c/w 4-pce. en suite, laminate flooring in LR, good size kitchen. Attractive, clean yard c/w gravelled sitting area, firepit and sheds. Asking $94,900 CA318812 N E W NORWAY – S PA C I O U S , N EW PRIC E! N E A T , BRIGHT, AFFORDABLE ... 1300 sq. ft. 4-bdrm. fin. up and down. Upgrades incl. alder cupboards, laminate flooring, main bath redone, new hi-E furnace. Fenced yard, 2-car garage. Great place to raise a family. Close to playground, school. Be sure to view! Now asking $179,500. Try an Offer! CA308146 HEISLER ... picturesque location in a friendly N EW PRIC E! town close to conveniences. Bungalow, 4 bdrm., 3 baths. Garage and more! CA316500 Now asking $160,000

HOMES OVER $300,000 BEAUTIFUL PAR K R I D G E E STAT E S B U N GALOW - ON PARK! ... Premier location with valley and walking trails close by! impressive quality built home features a bright open plan, 9 ft. ceilings and beautiful hardwood flooring. You’ll love the park views from the living room, superb dinette and the covered deck. Excellent kitchen, awesome den/office. Cozy ICF basement partially finished, plus 9 ft. 6 in. ceilings. Great yard, park views, finished garage, RV parking and lots more! You’ll love it! CA322703 Asking $425,900 1727 SQ. FT. 2-STOREY ... fully finished 4-bdrm. home located REDUCE D! in Southwest Meadows! Front covered deck, lovely staircase leading upstairs, large master, workable kitchen w/maple cabinets, corner pantry. Gas FP, A/C, oversized garage, great back yard w/large deck to entertain. Asking $385,000 CA317555 IMMACULATE – VE RY I M P R ES S IVE – QU I ET N EW PRIC E CRESCENT – PRIVATE YARD ... 1736 sq. ft. bungalow plus fin. lower level. Lge. foyer, sunken LR, lge. formal DR (hardwood), lge. family kitchen overlooking family room (hardwood), FP. MF laundry. 5 lge. bdrm., 3 baths. Lge. covered deck. Lge. private treed, fenced yard. RV parking. Oversized garage. Immediate possession. Now asking $344,900 CA319712 EXCITING NEW 1547 SQ. FT. M U LT I - L E V E L LOCATED IN CREEKVIEW SU BDIVISION ... 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! CA322233 Asking $364,900 E XC E P TI O NAL HOME – PARK SETTING ... impressive custom built home w/great location, awesome yard. Upgrades galore! Exceptional kitchen inviting dinette, attractive LR. Superb family room w/garden doors to covered courtyard. 24’x24’ garage and a lot more! A must see! Now Only $339,900 CA319196


TONS OF EXTRAS IN THIS 1394 sq. ft. RAISED G BUNGALOW IN N EW LI STIN VALLEYVIEW ... ICF block basement with in-floor heat, 23x23 heated garage with built-in storage, RV Parking and much more. 3 bdrm up, 1 down, open concept, main floor laundry. kitchen has maple cabinets, rasied eating bar and corner pantry. Gas fireplace in living room. Basement is fully finished and very spacious. Custom free-standing bar, poker table, pool table and all the accessories included! Fenced, landscaped and a covered deck. Move right in! Asking $436,500 CA322713 EXCEPTIONAL C U S T O M 5 - B D R M . WALKOUT ... in the beautiWALK OUT ful Valleyview subdivision. With unique character throughout, this home must be seen. Maple and iron railings, lovely Tigerwood hardwood flooring, striking light fixtures, gorgeous white hand painted maple cabinets, granite countertops, stunning bright LR w/magnificent bay windows and decorative window finishings, large master w/5-pce. en suite and walk-in closet, wainscoting in upper two rooms. Fin. bsmt. with wet bar. Huge 158’ deep landscaped yard c/w great deck, lovely view, rear access to valley walking trails and, most important, peace and quiet. Call today for your personal showing! Asking $569,900 CA321700 AWESOME 1431 SQ. FT. MULTILEVEL CLOSE TO PARK AND WALKING TRAILS ... Great bright kitchen c/w corner pantry, plenty of counter space. Vaulted ceilings, big bright windows, open staircase that leads to master w/cove ceiling, 4-pce. en suite. Bsmt. family room also finished for added enjoyment. Don’t miss out, call today! Asking $369,900 CA322241 A N O T H E R POPULAR MULTILEVEL 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

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Beautiful Bungalows and Two Storeys by Battle River Homes Valleyview


1,585 sq. ft. 3 bedrooms 24’x26’garage Asking $424,162 CA315253

HOME FEATURES: • Covered front veranda • 9’ and coffered ceilings • Hardwood flooring • Cozy fireplace • Lovely maple cabinets • Granite • Large island and pantry • Superb main floor laundry • In’floor basement heating • Covered deck FINISHED WITH ELEGANCE!

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1,741 sq. ft. 3 bedrooms 22’x24’garage Asking $369,162 CA322931

Walkout Lot Available In Valleyview - Build Your Dream Home!

Show Home Open Houses Sat., April 14, 1-3 p.m. 5204-33A Avenue, Creekview

IMPRESSIVE M U LT I - L E V E L FLOOR PLAN ... w/walk-out bsmt. and backWALK OUT ing onto a park in Creekview. Open concept floor plan showcasing vaulted ceilings, big, bright windows, 4-pce. master en suite, partially fin. bsmt. for added enjoyment. Asking $384,900 CA320241

Wed ., Apr. 11, 2-4 p.m. 5207-33A Avenue, Creekview

NEW FLOOR PLAN FROM ZETSEN MASTER BUILDERS ... 1531 sq. ft., 3-bdrm. twostorey. 20’x24’ garage, spacious MF layout w/great kitchen features, upstairs laundry and more. CA320247 Asking $354,900

Once again, Zetsen Master Builders Inc. has exceeded expectations and has recently been awarded the New Home Buyers’ Choice Award by the Professional Home Builders Institute of Alberta. We at Central Agencies Inc. are exceptionally proud to represent such a builder and would like to congratulate them on their most recent award.

CAMROSE HOMES OVER $300,000 BEAUTI FU L 1520 SQ. FT. FAMILY BUNGALOW, CUL-DE-SAC AL PRIC E! L O C AT I O N EXCE PTION ... features bright open floor plan w/vaulted ceilings, display ledges, bright windows, beautiful hardwood and cork flooring. Impressive country kitchen, lots of cabinetry, lovely dinette. Spacious LR, superb master, MF laundry, huge family/media/games room. Great yard, underground sprinklers, private deck, 22’x24’ garage and more! A must see! CA319926 Now Only $389,900 W O W ! IMPRESSIVE BI-LEVEL AND EXC E PTIONAL YARD ... Exceptional presentation featurER TRY AN OFF ing beautiful hardwood flooring and staircase, display ledges, vaulted ceilings and loft. Exc. kitchen, cabinetry, cozy gas FP, huge master, superb en suite, MF laundry. Exc. bsmt. w/family room, games room. Beautiful private yard, UG sprinklers, superb workshop, hot tub, RV parking pad, lots more! A must see! Asking $389,000 CA321015 A MUST SEE – VERY SPACIOUS – G R EAT FAMILY HOME N EW PRIC E – IMMACULATE – LOCATION ... Numerous upgrades incl. impressive newer hardwood. Attractive floor plan, “L” living/dining, lge. family kitchen, family rm., FP, garden doors to patio. MF laundry, office. 5 bdrm., 3 baths. Dev. bsmt. Dad will love the 26’x30’ htd. garage. Super size lot w/garden. Now asking $339,500 CA321596 POPULAR SIMILAR TO Z ETSE N PICTURE M U LT I LEVEL ... w/walkout bsmt. Spacious floor plan w/ vaulted ceilings, large entryway, FP, hardwood/ tile flooring, MF master bdrm. granite countertops, much more. Asking $384,900 CA320242 B EAUTI F U L F A M I LY M U LT I L E V E L , DESIRED CUL-DE-SAC LOCATION ... Huge yard close to schools. Spacious, open design with beautiful hardwood staircase, hardwood flooring, wainscoting, feature walls. Awesome kitchen, spacious LR, large DR, huge family/games room, large rec room and MF laundry. Huge tiered deck, hot tub, private courtyard, 22’x24’ htd. garage. A must see! Asking $347,900 CA318543 BEAUTIFUL 1-1/2 STOREY FAMILY HOME BACKING ONTO JAC K STUART SCHOOL! ... Impressive quality home, recently upgraded, huge yard! Featuring beautiful open staircase, vaulted ceilings, solid oak doors, hardwood flooring. Excellent kitchen, bright dinette, huge private deck, bright LR and cozy gas FP in great room. Superb master w/exceptional en suite. Dev. bsmt., large family/games room. 22’x25’ garage, RV parking. You’ll love it, just move in! Asking $405,000 CA323438 WOW! GREAT G A R A G E SU PE R B 26X40 SHOP! ... Impressive energy efficient built bungalow! Features hardwood flooring, solid wood doors and bright windows. Excellent country kitchen, cozy gas FP in living room, spacious master, jetted tub and 4 ft. shower in en suite. Excellent basement development with cozy in-floor heating and huge family/media room. Large covered deck with hot tub, huge parking and RV pad, A/C and more! A must see! Asking $455,000 CA322978 EXCEPTIONAL 5 BEDROOM BI-LEVEL CLOSE TO PARKS! ... G N EW LI STIN Features a spacious foyer, hardwood stairs, hardwood flooring, 10’ ceilings, and display ledges. Superb country kitchen, lovely living room, bright dinette, spacious master with jetted tub. Excellent basement with huge family/games room, cozy Harman fireplace. Awesome yard, maintenance free fencing, RV parking, heated garage and more! Just Move In! Asking $372,900 CA323615 LA VISTA VI LL AS’ 45+ ADULT COMMUNITY ... Bright ! D CE U RED open plan w/vaulted ceiling, spacious kitchen w/generous oak cabinetry, large master bdrm. w/3-pce. en suite. Gorgeous sunroom overlooking green space. MF laundry. 20’x24’ htd. garage w/hot/cold taps and floor drain. Fin. bsmt. Shingles two years old. Popular adult community – don’t miss out! New Price $314,500 CA320594

EXCEPTIONAL WALKOUT B U N G A L O W, P R I VAT E SETTING IN PARK VIEW RAVINES!... Premier location! On Stoney Creek Valley and walking trailes. Quality built walkout condo, superbly maintained with attached double garage. Featuring beautiful teak hardwood floors, 9’ and vaulted ceilings and huge private upper deck. Excellent kitchen, cozy gas fireplace, formal dining, MF laundry. Exceptional bright walkout basement, huge family room, covered patio, cozy ICF block walls. Looking for quality and lifestyle, it’s perfect! Asking $409,500 CA323139


1905 SQ. FT. IN VALLEYVIEW! ... Kitchen showcases maple cabinets, corner pantry, E! island sink and G REAT VALU lrg. dining space w/big bright windows. Spacious bonus room above gar. w/many possibilities. Other features incl. gas FP, vinyl fencing, two stamped concrete patios, cov. deck, balcony off master bdrm. RV parking, 24’x26’ htd. gar. CA315795 REDUCED PRICE…now asking $373,000! I M PR ESSIVE C U S T O M BUILT R2000 B U N G A L O W, EXCEPTIONAL SETTING, BACKING ONTO GOLF COURSE! ... You’ll love the beautiful park views from the comfort of your home! Features a spacious open design, vaulted ceilings, open stairwell and beautiful cabinetry. Exceptional kitchen pkg. superb views from bright dinette, private deck. Lovely LR, superb en suite and MF laundry. Huge family/games room, superb workshop w/walkout. RV option. You’ll love the location and lifestyle! Asking $364,900 CA323443 EXCEPTIONAL FAMILY HOME, BEAUTIFUL PRIVATE YARD, BAC K I N G 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! Asking $419,000 CA322768 E XC E P T I O N A L 2006 SQ. FT. T W O - STO R E Y ... Triple garage, wa l k o u t - b s m t . , backs onto park. Functional family floor plan, MF laundry, bonus room upstairs, 4-pce. en suite w/ soaker tub. Asking $419,900 CA320246 SIMILAR TO PICTURE

W O W ! BEAUTI FU L VALLEYVIEW BUNGALOW, CLOSE TO PARKS AND TRAILS! ... Quality and custom built with beautiful open floor plan, vaulted ceilings, alcoves, columns and display ledges! Exceptional kitchen, granite, huge island, NU-Heat tiling, soothing air tub, cozy 3-sided FP, MF laundry. Irrigation system, RV option, vinyl fencing, triple panes and more! You’ll love it! CA320143 Only $399,900 BEAUTIFUL B U N G A L O W, C U L- D E - S AC L O C AT I O N , CLOSE TO JACK STUART SCHOOL ... featuring impressive floor plan, hardwood flooring, coffered ceilings, arches, columns, display niches, accent lighting. Lovely kitchen w/eating bar, beautiful dinette, LR, jetted tub, 5 bdrm., huge family/media/games area. Nicely landscaped, htd. garage and more! A must see! Asking $339,900 CA322229 BRAN D N EW 1504 SQ. FT. TWOSTOREY ... by Zetsen Master Builders. Close to parks, trails, this home features 3 SIMILAR TO PICTURE bdrm., MF laundry, vaulted ceiling in master bdrm. plus 5-pce. en suite that is sure to impress! Asking $354,900 CA320245 W O W ! EXCEPTIONAL, I M PR ESSIVE CUSTOM BUILT - LARGE PRIVATE PIE SHAPE CRESCENT LOT ... Love at first sight. You’ll be welcomed by a bright foyer with 15’ curved ceiling and marble floor. Superb kitchen is Mom’s dream, maple cabinets, granite and top end appliances. Garden door to a 20’x25’ covered patio. Elegant formal DR. Excellent placement of all windows. Large master bdrm. Superb 5 piece en suite. MF laundry. Tigerwood hdw floor and casing featured. Totally finished bsmt, infloor htg, 3-car htd garage. Long list of extras. Shown by appointment. Asking $679,500 CA322384

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CAMROSE HOMES UNDER $300,000 E XC E L L E N T AFFORDABLE HOME WITH G R E A T L O C AT I O N NEAR WEST END SHOPPING AND ALL AMENITITES... This charming 4 bedroom home offers nice LR with bright picture window, workable kitchen and dining room with laminate flooring. Finished basement comes with 2 bedrooms, family room, 3 pc. bath and large storage room. This property includes all appliances and portable car port. Shingles were replaced approx. 1 year ago. Asking $157,000 CA323066 CLOSE TO PA R K S A N D WALK I N G TRAILS! ... Cozy bungalow w/ convenient west central location. Featuring upgraded flooring, hardwood floors in bdrm. Country kitchen, 3 bdrm., dev. bsmt. w/large family/games rm. Mature treed yard, 14’x24’ garage. New HE furnace. Great starter or investment property. Come take a look! Asking $168,900 CA318284



COZY BUNGALOW, CUL-DE-SAC LOCATION ... great senior or starter property! Features easy access front and rear entries w/home all on one level. Spacious country kitchen, LR, 2 bdrm., bathroom, MF laundry. Private treed yard w/deck, shrubs, flower beds, sheds, 12’x24’ garage, HE furnace. You’ll want to view this one! CA319692 Now asking $165,900 CHARMING CHARACTER HOME ... close to schools and Mirror Lake walking paths. Archways, built-ins, large living spaces. MF master bdrm., 2 bdrm. upstairs. Bsmt. developed but needs some work. Oversized lot 80’x130’. 24’x26’ detached garage with gas line. Huge yard! Asking $207,500 CA321877 I’M A REAL JEWEL – DEFINITELY A MUST SEE ... very impressive, bright, upgraded and very attractively color coordinated cozy bungalow. Very nicely fin. bsmt. Lovely lge. covered patio. Incl. 6 appl. Super newer 2-car insul. garage. Fenced yard. Immed. poss. Try an offer. Asking $199,900 CA322209




VERY IMPRESSIVE, IMPERIAL VILLAS ... enjoy the worry-free condominium lifestyle, and the new lower prices. You’ll be proud to call this home in a great central location. Be sure to view so you can appreciate the quality and details. Built energy efficient. Price incl. $3500 appl. allow. CA315312 Prices starting at $224,900 incl. GST THE PERFECT HOME FOR A GROWING FAMILY... This 1354 sq. ft. bi-level home offers front covered walkway, 5 bedrooms, office, large LR and family room, main floor laundry, cozy wood fireplace, access to garage from basement, covered rear deck, large yard with 20x22 brick sitting area with fire pit and double attached garage. Too much to note, call today to view it for yourself! CA322558 Asking $289,000 VE RY N I C E CON DO UNIT ... with an emphasis on Adult Living. Close to downtown and Mirror Lake walking paths. Bungalow style, no stairs! MF laundry, spacious master bdrm. and LR. Parking pad right outside your door. Extra storage inside and out. *Insurance to replace roof, fascia and soffits when able. Condo fees $50/month. See it today! Asking $186,500 CA321966


GREAT HOBBY FARM, WITH A PRIVATE SETTING! ... 160 acres only 10 min. from Camrose and 3/4 mile from pvmt. Superb yardsite w/good bldg., great for equip., trucks, animals. Spacious 1980 sq. ft. character home, 24’x48’ garage/ hobby shop, 28’x32’ barn w/loft, 60’x60’ quonset, 16’x39’ cattle shelter, granaries, storage bldg. and more. A private getaway w/lots of potential! Call now to view. Asking $489,700 CA318581 ENJOY THE PEACE AND QUIET ... of this 1239 sq. ft. home nestled 1/2 mile down a dead end road w/160 acres of land. 4 bdrm., large master, stone facing, wood FP. Hardwood floors, bright DR w/ garden doors that lead to south-facing 2-tiered deck. 48’x96’ steel storage shed, 30’x50’ shelter, two grain bins, other outbuildings. Too much to note. Call today! Asking $460,000 CA319891 138.9 ACRES – ON PAVEMENT ... frontage on ! CE Dintersection. EDU854 both Hwy 26 andRHwy Grazing quarter fenced and cross fenced. Hwy access for yard site. Now only $129,900 CA299159

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W E L L KEPT HALF DUPLEX IN STONEY C R E E K ! M EAD OWS FFER RING AN O ... extended deck w/beautiADULTB COMMUNITY ful views backing onto the Creek. Double attached garage, spacious rooms, MF laundry, oak cabinets, central vac, gas FP, fin. bsmt. No condo fees! A quiet location perfect for retirees. CA316945 Now asking $279,900 WITH A G R E A T L O C AT I O N AND ONLY ! JU ST LI STED STEPS AWAY FROM GREEN SPACE ... this 1504 sq. ft. 3-bdrm. 3-level split will appeal to most people. With bright bay windows, huge family room, wood stove, laminate flooring, lots of storage space, attached single garage and fenced yard, this home will be yours if you act quickly! CA323212 Asking $239,900 SOLID BI-LEVEL W I T H MUCH TO OFFER! ... New flooring upstairs, open kitchen/dining. Double garage, RV capabilities, mature trees, enclosed deck. Clean, well taken of and ready for you. Quick possession available! Most furniture negotiable too! Asking $226,000 CA319724 CUTE CLEAN AFFORDABLE HOME IN SOUTHWEST MEADOWS ... close to west end shopping! Great ext. presentation w/front covered deck, large LR, spacious kitchen/DR c/w white cabinets. Master bdrm. c/w his and hers closets, 4-pce. bath. All situated on large pie-shaped lot! Appl. incl. CA321354 Asking $237,000 AF F O R DAB LE 3-BEDROOM – CRESCENT LOCATION – P L AYG RO U N D ... 1240 sq. ft. duplex w/open MF. Lots of cupboards, island, extra bath. Patio doors to deck. Large master bdrm. Lots of closet space. 5 appl. incl. Attached garage. Try an offer! CA321339 Asking $218,500 Q U I ET, M AT U R E LOCATION ... 4 bedroom bungalow, 2 bathrooms, main floor laundry, gas fireplace, large yard, 2 car garage. Only $228,900 CA322541 PERFECT H O M E FOR ANY F A M I LY ... excellent, quiet crescent location! This 4-bdrm. bi-level comes complete with good size LR, u-shape kitchen, 2 baths, fully finished bsmt. w/wood stove. Large deck, fruit trees, 24’x24’ garage. CA320014 Asking $225,000 L O C A T E D NEAR A PARK AND WITHIN W A L K I N G DISTANCE OF CAMROSE WEST END SHOPPING ... 1481 sq. ft., 3 bdrm, 2 story home. Kitchen comes with oak cabinets, center island eating bar, MF laundry. huge master with walk-in closet and 3 pc. en suite. basement is open for future development. Appliances included. Asking $266,900 CA322516 IMPRESSIVE I M MAC U LATE - NOTHING TO DO BUT MOVE IN ... be sure to view this bright, fresh, spacious and totally finished bungalow. Attractive floor plan. Substantially upgraded inside and outside. Private yard, new fence. Incl. 5 appliances. Oversized 2-car garage. CA322916 Asking $289,900


INVESTMENTS/BUSINESSES DON’T MISS OUT ON THIS EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITY TO BUY THIS ... multi-use main floor presently used for retail and electronic repairs with overhead door. Upper level rented to a long term tenant. Very clean, well-maintained. New roof 2005. New price, only ask $214,500 CA309676 EXCEPTIONAL B U S I N E S S OPPORTUNITY – R E C R E AT I O N A L / RESORT PROPERTY! ... Wow! An impressive 45.52 ! EDUCTIONpeaceful country setacre Hparcel UG E Rw/beautiful, ting. Facilities incl. Rosebush Craft & Tea House, Heritage Home B&B, 9 hole pitch and putt golf course, main residence, RV camping sites, dandy 30’x43’ htd. workshop, 32’x48’ shed, 40’x70’ quonset. Exc. site plan, beautiful landscaped setting. You’ll want to explore this exciting opportunity! You have to see it! CA315880 Now only $589,000 SEDGEWICK – EXC. INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY ... 77.59 acres, corner location, fronting onto Hwys 13, 869. Phone for more details. CA298363 T H R E E BUSINESS VENTURES IN ONE PACKAGE – OHATON ... Former Auto Shoppe location, 3970 sq. ft. shop w/sep. work bays, 12’x14’ and 12’x12’ OH doors, exhaust fan, new furnace, 220 plugs plus 39’x99’ outdoor compound. 3244 sq. ft. of 10 mini-storage bays w/7’x8’ OH doors – great to bring in rental income. Also features 1048 sq. ft., 4-bdrm. home w/ many recent upgrades. Exc. opportunity to set up your business, use the storage or bring in rental income and have a place to call home! Asking $395,000 CA316235

The CAMROSE BOOSTER April 10, 2012

Local actor takes to the stage

780-672-7474 Grand Park Plaza 6022-48 Avenue, Camrose

Dale Bowal 780-679-4678

Bud James 780-385-3100 Killam/Sedgewick

Cory Starchuk 780-781-4217

Trevor Van Leeuwen 780-781-8973

Trudi Dunham 780-608-6635

Rick Nygaard 780-608-0675 e-mail:


IMMEDIATE POSSESION... 1995 16’x68’ mobile home, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths. $75,000. Call Dale (R1380)

ATTENTION FIRST TIME BUYERS... This is an exceptional fully renovated mobile home. Call Cory for details. Priced to SELL at $58,000. (R1371)

Laura Gillespie

Rosebud School of the Arts student Laura Gillespie will take centre stage in the Arthur Miller classic The Crucible when it is performed on the Rosebud Studio stage April 13 to 28. As an acting student in the second year of RSA's mentorship programme, this is not Laura's first time on stage. She has also appeared as the stage manager in Camrose Composite High's 2007 production of Our Town, and also in Jake and the Kid and The Gifts of the Magi with Rosebud Theatre. Laura says about her character, Judge Danforth: "My favourite aspect is the power. I've never been in a position of power before, in real life or on the stage. Let me tell you, it is different than authority. In my first scene the others are in the middle of an argument but when I step on stage everybody just shuts up and takes a step backwards. It's been a lot of fun." The Crucible, opening Friday, April 13, portrays the riveting story of the Salem witchhunts in 1692. With the murmurings of witchcraft in neighbouring towns, it doesn't take much to turn a peaceful farming community into a frenzy of accusation and panic. Will the tension between fear and trust rip apart the small town of Salem? Arthur Miller's classic tale follows the turmoil of intolerance surrounding the accusations of the young Abigail Wiliams (Alixandra Cowman) as she manipulates an entire community for her own gain. The innocent will hang and blood will be spilt for "now the crazy little children are jangling the keys to the kingdom!" Is no one safe from the accuser's finger? Head of education at RSA and director of The Crucible, Paul F. Muir, says, "I'm excited for our students to be telling this story, which has a fabulous script and many meaty roles that actors can really sink their teeth into. It's a play about intolerance and how that can be detrimental in any society, including today. The Crucible plays at the Rosebud Studio Stage April 13 to 28. Showtime is 4:30 p.m., Thursday to Saturday. For tickets call 1-800-267-7553. The Rosebud School of the Arts mission is to be a provider and promoter of the culture of Alberta from a rural perspective, which incorporates a faith base. The Rosebud School of the Arts is a mentorship program approximately an hour's drive northeast of Calgary, nestled in the picturesque country hamlet of Rosebud.



GREAT POTENTIAL WITH THIS 3-BEDROOM STARTER HOME – $15,000 REDUCTION! ... in quiet location on oversized 60’ x 150’ lot. Upstairs has new kitchen, updated 4 piece bath, ceramic tile and recently painted, upgraded windows. Asking $169,500. For more details, call Cory. (R1365)

“VALLEYVIEW BEAUTY” If you want a quality built home, then look no further. This home has been built to above standard construction in and out. Features over 2500 sq.ft.per floor with attention to detail in finishing. This 4-bedroom, 4-bath home has infloor heating throughout. Large chef quality kitchen, 2-fireplaces and three-car heated garage. Too many features to mention so call Rick for details. Price: $995,000. (R1373)

FANTASTIC LOCATION... 2 bedroom, 2 bath adult condo. Conveniently located within walking distance to shopping, medical clinic, entertainement and other amenities. Sun room, patio deck, en suite laundry, handy single attached garage with plenty of storage room. Lovely common area with kitchen, fireplace, games tables and more. Must be seen to be appreciated. Asking $229,000. Call Cory for details. (R1360)

GOOD LOCATION... Close to schools, downtown and west end shopping. Home has private setting on large lot w/lots of trees and unique backyard firepit. This 3-bdrm. home also has 2 gas FP plus 16’x10’ sunroom that serves as entrance to home. Single heated garage and paved driveway. Call Rick for details. Priced at $234,900. (R1369)


TIVATED SELLER MO SPLENDID TWO-STOREY HALF DUPLEX LOCATED IN VALLEYWIEW... This tastefully decorated home, built in 2007, has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, a nice sized dining area, oak cabinets in the kitchen with easy access to the dura deck with regal railings and the single car garage with extra wide parking area at the rear. Well maintained, this could be the great start you desire and would appeal to singles, families and empty nesters! Listed at $259,900. Call Trevor for services today! (R1374)

REDUCED GREAT, ENERGY EFFICIENT... 4 bedroom, 3 bath bungalow located on large lot near west end shopping and parks. Special features too numerous to mention. Priced at $420,000. Call Trudi for details. (R1379)

JUST A HALF MILE OFF HWY AT BAWLF!... This property is 2.47 acres with a 1587 sq/ft home. Just half a mile to school and services! All amongst and sheltered by trees. There is an updated and heated 42x32 original barn on the property that can appeal to a variety of uses with potential for horses. The home has 4 bedrooms, 1 bath, large kitchen, dining area, and bright windows. There are 5 quality appliances included. Listed at $229,900. Call Trevor for details. (A410)

GREAT, AFFORDABLE... 3 bedroom, 2 bath family home with mother-in-law suite in quiet area of the city close to schools and shopping. Includes appliances. Priced at $159,900. Call Trudi for details. (R1375)


GREAT LOCATION... You will love this one. This home has been very well looked after and has 4 bedrooms and 3 full baths, with sunroom off dining area. Basement is fully finished with underfloor heat, 2 bedrooms and 4 piece bath plus large rec roon and utility room. Yard is tastefully landscaped with large storage shed and all fenced. Double heated garage with 220 wiring. Call Rick for details. Price $389,000 (R1362)

OUTSTANDING TOWNHOUSE AT RIDGEPOINT IN CAMROSE!... This well maintained home is finished over 1200 sq/ft with 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. Upgrades include quality laminate flooring on main, ceramic back splash in the kitchen, 5 appliances including a convection oven and more! Ample storage throughout this home. Handy 2pc bath on main with laundry close at hand. Convenient deck area off the back for relaxing and the BBQ. Close to schools, shopping and downtown, this unit could be perfect for you! Listed at $199,500. Call Trevor for viewing. (R1376)


LOTS TO OFFER... This well built 3-bedroom bungalow is located in a downtown area, close to two schools, recently painted, developed basement with rec room, wood stove, bedroom and bath, covered patio, greenhouse, 22’ x 24’ garage. Must be viewed. Asking $219,000. Call Dale for details. (R1330)

SHADOWRIDGE BUILT... 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, fenced, deck, backing onto open area. Quick possesion. Asking $256,000. Call Dale for particulars. (R1337)

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 blt-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 $570,000. (A416)


WELL MAINTAINED WITH INLAW SUITE... Some renovations including flooring, kitchen counter top and new paint and some original hardwood floors in nice condition. The basement features very nice inlaw suite with two bedrooms and 3 pc. bath plus good kitchen and eating area. There is a single detached garage with carport at back of property. Call Rick for details. Price $237,500. (R1381)

NEW ON MARKET...CROWN CARE CONDO... One bedroom plus den, vaulted ceilings, east facing garge. Asking $158,000 (R1378)

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 $299,900. (A393)


GREAT STARTER OPPORTUNITY 3-BDRM. HALF DUPLEX... New paint and flooring, central location, fenced. For more details, call Dale. Asking $149,500. (R1368)

MOUNT PLEASANT AREA... recently renovated 2 bedroom bungalow, some basement development, 2 car garage. Quick posesion. Asking $209,500. Call Dave for details. (R1385)

CONSIDER THIS OPPORTUNITY!... This project is now underway and time is of the essence. Palladio Homes Ltd. offers to have this 1278 sq/ft bungalow plan with back attached garage specially finished with your personal choice in interior selections! Address: 7002 49 A Avenue. Listed at $319,900. Call Trevor today! (R1327)

COMFORTABLE... New home with 4 bedrooms, 2 baths and fenced yard in quiet area of the city. Priced at $315,000. Call Trudi for details (R1377)

FOCUS ON THIS OPPORTUNITY!... This project is in full swing. The home is at the framing stage and will be ready as soon as possible. Palladio Homes Ltd. offers to have this 1418 sq/ ft Bi-Level with back attached garage specially finished with your personal choice in interior finishing! Address: 7004 49A Avenue, Listed at $319,900. Call Trevor for service! (R1328)

AFFORDABLE LIVING... in this 3 bedroom, 2 bath mobile on a rented lot. Comes with 5 appliances and central air. Priced to sell at $49,000. Call Trudi for details. (R1386)

WELL MAINTAINED HOME... with 3/1 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. This home is finished up and down with some newer appliances and windows plus central air conditioning and wood burning fireplace. All fenced plus single det. garage and garden shed. Great home for young family. Call Rick for more details. Price $243,900. (R1383)

GREAT STARTER OR RETIREMENT HOME... located near west end shopping. 4 bedrooms, 2 bath with professionally finished basement. Priced at $259,000. Call Trudi for details. (R1382)


OUT OF TOWN FABULOUS LOT WITH UNOBSTRUCTED VIEWS OF LITTLE BEAVER LAKE... Has municipal water and sewer, gas and power. Triple garage can be converted into a dwelling. Asking $120,000. Call Trudi for details. (RO920)

GREAT YEAR ROUND HOME 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)

SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT (KINGMAN)... Plenty of renovations and size. This property would be an exceptional buy for a big family, social organization, church group. Oversized double garage, single garage. Both with 220 power. Two outdoor decks, large mud room. Think potential, get creative! Priced to SELL! Asking $164,500. Call Cory for details. (RO913)

REDUCED ROSALIND... Very nice corner lot with fruit trees and shrubs with alley access. Older 14’ x 55’ mobile home with addition. Owners are open to offers. Call Rick for details. Priced at $39,000. (RO908)

“DAYSLAND”... Good investment for young family or first time buyer. Good location on large corner lot in quiet neighborhood. Newer decks and windows plus eavestroughing, facia and windows. Home has 1400+ sq. ft. and has 3 bedrooms and 2 4/pc baths, large living and family room plus dining room off kitchen. Double detached garage with breezeway plus large garden shed. Call Rick for details. Price $129,000. (R0929)

JUST LISTED IN HAY LAKES! This Bi-level home, built in 2005, has 1358 finished sq/ft, 3 bedrooms up, and 2 full baths. Open living room with vaulted ceiling and gas fireplace, large country kitchen with access to covered deck area. Big bright windows illuminate this home. Master is privately placed upstairs, with walk-in and full bath. Partially finished basement, with rooms laid out, drywalled. Just finish to your desired specs. Total finished size would then be approx. 2200 sq./ft. Double attached garage completes the package, with a large fenced yard and more. Listed at only $284,900. Call Trevor for more details. (RO933)

ROSALIND... Very clean home with many upgrades. this home has three bedrooms and a 4-pce. bath. Good sized kitchen and separate dining area. Three-season sunroom as well with access to backyard. Great home for first time buyers or young family. Comes with 4 appl. and central a/c unit. Call Rick for details. Priced at $54,900. (RO923) WELL KEPT... 3 bedroom bungalow in Hay Lakes with upgraded kitchen and bath. Fully finished basement. Priced at $135,000. Call Trudi for details. (R0935)

BASHAW 149,900 REDUCED TO New windows, new siding, flooring, paint and bathrooms. Oversized lot with a park right next door. A must see! Priced to sell at $149,900. Call Cory for details. (RO910)

IMMEDIATE LOTS OF SPACE HERE!!... Over 3200 sq./ft. 5 bedroom, 3 bath home with large double attached and heated garage waiting for a family that can enjoy the quiet neighborhood and the amenities the town has to offer. A must view!! Price: $247,900. Call Rick for details. (RO931)


TILLICUM BEACH... 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, living room c/w fireplace, 2 car garage, situated on 100’x150’ treed lots, with very scenic views. Some furniture and furnishings included. Asking $224,900. Call Dale for details. (RO884)

Affordable living with this 3-bedroom, 2-bath, spacious 1140 sq/ft bungalow with finished basement. Main floor laundry. Very clean home with low maintenance yard, quick possession. A must see! Priced to sell at $178,900. Call Cory for details. (RO911)

BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY SETTING... with highway frontage. Bungalow with loft plus many upgrades including new windows and some flooring on main floor. New fascia and soffits this year. Also lots of trees and some older buildings plus newer barn in good condition. 13.28 acres with 2 water wells with good flow. $399,000. Call Rick for details. (A395) GREAT LOCATION... You want to build your dream home but can’t find the right location? We have a 5.20 acre parcel in quiet location just 10 min. west of Camrose and only 1 mile off pavement with power and gas nearby. Property has been fenced with steel post and cable plus a great building site at front of property. For more details call Rick. Price $107,000. (A417) LITTLE BEAVER LAKE... great view and quiet setting! Perfect for hillside home at north end of lake. 2 acres with lots of trees. Gas and power nearby. Call Rick for details. (A394)




GREAT FULLY FINISHED... 4 bdrm, 3 bath bi-level on large lot in Bittern Lake. 6 appliances included. Priced at $269,900. Call Trudi for details. (RO937)

LESS THAN 20 MINUTES FROM CAMROSE... Well treed setting on this 2.24 acre package. C/W everything you need to enjoy a piece of country living, spacious 1.5 story, 5-bedroom home with large covered deck,oversized 24’4 x 36’3 heated garage with plenty of shop space. All this and more, well worth a look. Priced at $264,000. For details, call Cory. (A408)

LOTS ATTENTION! BUILDERS AND INVESTORS, BRAND NEW LISTING... Great opportunity for an investment/revenue property! Exceptional building lot, presently zoned R2A but can be R3A, direct control and other options. 76’x105’ which would be an excellent location for a 4-plex or larger unit subject to City of Camrose approval. Located close to downtown and Mirror Lake! A true bargain at $140,000. Call Cory for details. (L189) WELL LOCATED RESIDENTIAL BUILDING LOT IN DAYSLAND... This undeveloped lot in Daysland is 50’x120’, zoned R1 and is nicely set amongst a group of nice sized well maintained homes. Just a short walk to school! The frontage faces a park/recreational area. Just a short walk to school! Daysland has many local services. Now listed at $32,900. Call Trevor for service. (L185) LOT AT LITTLE BEAVER LAKE ESTATES!... Across the lake at Ferintosh, this property is .58 an acre (100’x250’), with an elevated building site from which you will enjoy the view. There is a small 12x12 cabin with telephone, and a wood stove. Substantial cement foundation with ICF styrofoam forming for a proposed home structure that was not completed. Listed at $56,500. Call Trevor for details. (L196)

EXCEPTIONAL LOCATION! GREAT OPPORTUNITY... Industrial property at Ervick Junction. 4.47 acre industrial property. Water to property with some water limitations. Asking price $491,700. Call Cory or Rick for details. (C137) EXCEPTIONAL LOCATION! GREAT OPPORTUNITY... at Ervick Junction. 6.35 acre industrial land. Water available but some limitations apply. Asking price $698,500. Call Cory or Rick for details. (C138) EXCEPTIONAL LOCATION! GREAT OPPORTUNITY... Industrial property at Ervick Junction. 9.41 acre industrial land right of way on south side of property. Plan 8070 ET – Title # 012-006-506. Water to property however certain limitations apply. Asking price $1,034,500. Call Cory or Rick for details. (C135) 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 Cory or Rick for details. (C136) WINTER IS HERE... Great place to keep your investment protected out of the environment by storing it in a safe place. 1/5th share in large hangar at Camrose Airport, with lots of room to do your maintenance, etc. Asking $43,000 Call Rick for details. (C267) TURN KEY BUSINESS AND PROPERTY... Established plumbing shop, all equipment, tools and service truck. Nice clean operation with large service area. Call Dale for details. (C269)

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Chester Ronning welcomes new teacher

In memory of

Val Thomas Blake December 9, 1970 – April 9, 2009 You’re still here in our hearts and minds Still making us laugh ’cause your stories live on We hold you in a thought and we can feel you We feel you and this gives us strength and courage The tears we have cried for you could flood the earth And we know you have wiped each one away For you, Val, we promise you this, We will go on with our lives and make you proud We will always hold you in our hearts We promise you we will miss you every day till the end of time We need to love and miss you, but we also need to live Because through us, you will live You will still laugh and love You will still sing and dance You will still hug and kiss You will forever be in our lives You will forever be our son, our brother, our uncle and our friend. We miss you. We think of you and wonder, “Why?” We might cry or smile But at the end of the day, We are one day closer to you… – Mom and Dad, Patty, Greg and family, Bonnie, Lorne and family

Battle River School Division trustee Doug Bowie (left) and superintendent Dr. Larry Payne welcomed Rong Qin (CiCi) to Chester Ronning School. By Dan Jensen

Renmin Primary School in Chongqing, China, and Chester Ronning School, in Camrose, have begun to expand their twinning relationship. Renmin Primary School English instructor Rong Qin (also known as CiCi) will be spending the next year at Chester Ronning and a few other schools throughout Battle River School Division teaching students about Chinese culture, language, music and art. She will also help Chester Ronning School to communicate and share with the staff and students at her school in China. She arrived in Camrose March 9. "I am very pleased to be here," said CiCi. "I'm looking forward to an exciting year." The Renmin Primary School and Chester Ronning School twinning agreement was formed out of the two schools' association with the latter's namesake, a well-known Canadian ambassador and former Camrose Lutheran College president, who was born in China and lived in Chongqing in the 1940s. The relationship grew when Battle River School Division superintendent Dr. Larry Payne went to China in 2009, where he met with Chester Ronning's adopted grandson, Peter Liao. "Peter, who is of course very interested in the Chester Ronning story, connected him to Renmin Primary School, which is CiCi's school," said Chester Ronning principal Dan Cole. Hanban, the educational wing of the Chinese govern-

ment, is paying for CiCi's teaching expenses in honour of Chester Ronning and the twinning relationship, while Battle River School Division is paying her expenses while she is living with her host, Rhonda Anderson and her family. CiCi spent much time and effort decorating her classroom at Chester Ronning with pictures of China, as well as various facts and artwork she brought from her students back in Chongqing. She speaks fluent English, so is able to communicate well with her pupils. "Her English is so good," said Anderson. "She's been asked several times where she learned to speak English so well." CiCi learned English in the University in Chongqing and since arriving in Camrose has acquired a few new phrases and sentences. "I am learning gradually and I know I will learn more the longer I am here," she said. CiCi's class sizes at Chester Ronning are smaller than they are at Renmin Primary School, which has a total student/teacher population of more than 5,000. "We have one teacher for every 45 students and different teachers for every subject," she said. Renmin Primary School's day starts at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 4:30 p.m. After teachers and students eat lunch together, they all settle down for a nap for one hour. Students receive a twomonth break in the summer, the same as here, as well as a one-month break to celebrate the Chinese New Year in JanuaryFebruary.

"Back home some students are busy," said CiCi. "They will learn a lot of subjects and they need to practice." Based on everything she has seen so far, CiCi feels the students at Chester Ronning School are very happy. "I think they have more time to do what they enjoy doing," she said. CiCi doesn't mind the cold winter temperatures or the snow, and has enjoyed getting out for walks with new friends and has attended some hockey games that prior to arriving in Canada she had only seen on T.V. "It is colder than it is in Chongqing, where the lowest temperature in the winter is about one or two degrees," she said. "If you want to see the snow, you have to go to the mountains." Summer temperatures in Chongqing can rise to plus 43. "She told me that when the temperatures get that high the students stay at home." said Anderson. "It's the opposite of what we have here, when snow days force the cancellation of school." "We have a name for our city," said CiCi. "It is called Hot City of China." Another thing for which Chongqing is known is its spicy foods. "We have a dish called hot pot that everyone likes," said CiCi. One of the misconceptions about China that many Canadians have, said CiCi, is that Chinese citizens are always riding bikes. Continued on page 31

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Cornelius (Cor) Straathof December 8, 1946 – March 24, 2012 Cor was born on December 8, 1946 in Vlaardingen, Holland to Theodorus and Martina Straathof, the youngest son and second youngest of nine children. In April 1953, at the age of six, with his parents, three sisters and three brothers, he immigrated to Canada and spent the next 10 years in southern Alberta. In 1963, along with his parents and youngest sister, he moved to Lac La Biche where he went to high school, finishing the last year in Athabasca where he graduated. After graduating, he attended Lethbridge College and took up carpentry, working in several places in British Columbia and Alberta. In 1998, he moved to Camrose where he helped his brother Gerry renovate his house. When the renovations were completed, he remained in Camrose and worked as a carpenter. In June 2003, he married Jo-Anne Fiske and, in 2004, they moved to Lethbridge, Alberta. Cor is survived by his wife Jo-Anne of Lethbridge; one daughter Tarra (Jeff) Heiman of Edmonton; two sons Dean (Vanessa) Straathof of BC, and Miles (Shay) Straathof of Saskatoon; three granddaughters Ella Heiman, Ivy Tagmann and Kylah Hagel; three sisters Annie Starrenburg of Lethbridge, Martha Rab of Medicine Hat and Theodora (Cerdic) Straathof of New Brunswick; one brother Dirk (Evelyn) Straathof, Airdrie; brothers-in-law Bill Rab (Coby), Nick (Trissa) Brandhorst, Lethbridge; and sister-in-law Judith Straathof, Camrose; several nieces and nephews; and his faithful companions Duffus and Bell. Cor was predeceased by his mother Martina Straathof on February 2, 1992; father Theodorus (Ted) Straathof on August 29, 1997; sisters Martina Klooster in November 2005, and Elizabeth Rab on November 6, 1997; and brothers Gerry on September 3, 2004 and Leen on January 2, 2008. Martin Brothers Funeral Chapel Ltd., Lethbridge, Alberta officiated. Burial at Huntsville Cemetery, Iron Springs.

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Mary Dorothea Weir (nee Hughes)

Milton Edward Makarowski

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April 1, 1926 – April 1, 2012 Mary Weir died peacefully in hospital Sunday morning after suffering a stroke at home in Camrose on Saturday night. Mary grew up on a farm near Vegreville, the daughter of Daniel and Dorothea Hughes (nee Whittaker), and sister to George and Hilliard. She moved to Edmonton to study nursing at the Royal Alexandra Hospital, R.N. Class of 1948-1. After graduation, she worked in Belleville, Ontario with classmates for a short time, but returned to work at the Royal Alex, where she met her husband-tobe, Dr. J. R. (Ramsay) Weir. They married in 1955, and moved to Camrose in 1960. Mary leaves behind five children Elizabeth, Margaret, Jim, Ian and Barbara; their spouses Joe, Bill, Marie, Brenda and Brent; and 14 grandchildren Michael, Patrick, Ian and Mark Miller, John, David and Mary Jean Andreassen, Heather and Thomas Weir, Ben, Laura and Andrew Weir, and Liam and Brennan Shepherd. Mary is also survived by her brother George Hughes (Doreen), of Edmonton; their children Brent, Brian and Karen and families; her sister-in-law Beth Toor of Middlebury, Vermont and her children Helen, John, and Will and families; her sister-in-law Sharon Wansbrough, of Stony Plain; and extended family and friends. Mary was predeceased by her husband Ramsay in 2007; her parents Daniel and Dorothea Hughes; her brother Hilliard Hughes; her niece Elizabeth Weir; her grandson Anthony Weir; and brothers-in-law Herb Toor and John Weir. Mary was an active member of St. Andrew’s Anglican Church in Camrose, where she made many good friends. She was a lifetime member of the A.C.W., and a leader of the Junior Auxiliary and Brownies, where she particularly liked singing with the girls. She enjoyed getting together with her neighborhood friends for coffee, bridge, and bowling, in years gone by. She had fond memories of her years at the Royal Alex, and enjoyed many class reunions over the years. Mary was a very supportive wife, mother, and grandmother, and put a lot of miles on her Volkswagon Beetle (and a few other vehicles) getting kids and grandkids to music lessons, clubs and sporting activities. She spent many evenings cheering on their efforts. The Weir family wishes to thank the Camrose Ambulance Service, and St. Mary’s Hospital Emergency and Palliative Care Staff for their care. Thanks also to the staff and residents at Deer Meadows for their friendship and support over the last 14 months. A funeral service was held at St. Andrew’s Anglican Church (4713-50 Street, Camrose), at 2:00 p.m., on Saturday, April 7, 2012 with Rev. Jacques Vaillancourt officiating. Burial of cremated remains in Valleyview Cemetery, Camrose followed. If desired, donations in Mary’s name may be made to St. Andrew’s Anglican Church, Camrose, or to a charity of one’s choice. To send condolences, please visit

On August 11, 1942, northeast of Daysland, Milton was born to Steve and Eva Makarowski. After surviving cancer for three-and-a-half years, he passed away on March 30, 2012. Milton’s education began at Willow School and concluded at Strome during the ninth grade. His calling was to work, and he made that his life’s goal. Whether working as a construction worker or dedicating his life to the farm, Milton worked hard and put a healthy amount of pride into any project. In 1963, Milton married Celine (Schechtel) of Denzil, Saskatchewan. They were blessed with two daughters: Michelle, born in 1966, and Dawn, born in 1974. He purchased a farm in 1972 near his parents. While farming, he worked at Camrose Steel Plant. Eventually, he focused his attention on farming full-time along with Celine, until their retirement to Daysland in the summer of 2011. Outdoor activities consumed much of Milton’s spare time. He also loved to converse with both young and old, acquaintances, and strangers; with that, everyone he encountered became a friend. Left to cherish his memory are his devoted wife Celine; daughters Michelle Skinner and her children Wesley and Morgan, and Dawn (Kyle Wilson); his siblings Lawrence, Jean (George) Gabruck, Irene (Ervin) Howrish and Doris (Ken) Miciak. Milton will be welcomed home by his parents; sisters-in-law Audrey and Gwen; brother-in-law Ed; and his parents-in-law Betty and Emmanuel. Your prayers, kind words of comfort and the support provided throughout Milton’s illness are appreciated and gratefully acknowledged. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. from Our Lady of The Prairies Roman Catholic Church Daysland with Rev. Leon Kler as celebrant. Interment followed in Daysland Cemetery. Memorial contributions are gratefully accepted to St. Mary’s Hospital Palliative Care, The Cross Cancer Institute or the charity of one’s choice. To send condolences, please visit

Sheila was born in Mannville, Alberta to Garfield and Elsie Coultman on April 13, 1932. She passed away suddenly on April 3, 2012. Sheila attended Orbindale Country School until Grade 9 and continued her education in Irma, Alberta. Sheila started playing the piano in her family orchestra when she was just 15, and continued playing almost to the day she died. Her music was always a joy for her and for her many fans throughout the community who were entertained by her enthusiasm for dance music. She married Clifford Emmott on April 15, 1950 in Edmonton, Alberta. She and Clifford worked hard on the Emmott homestead near Mannville, raising their five children, growing a variety of grain crops, and raising beef and dairy cattle, pigs, chickens and turkeys. They left the family farm in 1970 and moved to Camrose where Sheila became involved in a new career by applying her skills as a caregiver and therapist. Known for her warm and friendly hospitality, Sheila’s table always had room for one more. She loved to prepare good food for her family, especially her trademark breads, pies – especially raspberry – and her famous cinnamon buns. Sheila is survived by her second husband Gerry; her children Garry, Lyle (Carmen), Leanne (Ron) and Deana (Ed); twelve grandchildren; and nine greatgrandchildren. She is also survived by her sister Donna; her brother Lorne (Anne Marie); numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her parents; her husband Clifford; her son and daughterin-law Ian and Karen; and by three infant children. Funeral Services were held on Saturday, April 7, 2012 at 3:00 p.m., from Messiah Lutheran Church with Rev. Jim Appleby officiating. Inurnment will take place in Valleyview Cemetery, Camrose at a later date. If friends so desire, memorial contributions are gratefully accepted to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to the charity of your choice. To send condolences, please visit

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Eleanor Lindstrand who passed away on April 10, 2002 If roses grow in Heaven God, please pick a bunch Place them in her arms And tell her they’re from us Tell her we love and miss her More and more each day The sadness in our hearts Will never go away Love always, Laurie and Cathy, Jody and Veralyn, Debbie and Carrie, and families

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Ford Escape The coveted fuel economy leader

Dan Jensen The 2012 Ford Escape at Lamb Ford Sales is leading the way in fuel economy. Escape's 2.5 litre Duratec four cylinder engine delivers a remarkable 7.1 litres per 100 km highway and 10.1 litres per 100 km city when paired with the six-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive. It also supplies a spirited 171 horsepower and 171 lb.-ft. of torque. Escape's Duratec V6 engine cranks out 240 horsepower and tows up to 1,588 kg when properly equipped. "It lets you tow with confidence thanks to trailer sway control," said Lamb Ford Sales sales manager Brett Read. "When trailer sway is detected it automatically reduces engine speed and selectively applies the brakes to help you maintain control of both the vehicle and the trailer." Escape's Easy Fuel capless fuel filter automatically shuts when you remove the fuel nozzle. "There's no messy cap to deal with or lose – just gas up and go," said Read. "It also helps reduce evaporate emissions." Naturally nimble The Ford Escape is naturally nimble thanks to a fully independent suspension and outstanding ground clearance. The intelligent AWD system automatically monitors traction 200 times per second and adjusts for torque distribution as required. "It's always on and always working," said Read. Standard AdvanceTrac with Roll Stability Control uses two gyroscopic sensors to help keep all four wheels firmly planted and enhance vehicle control in wet or slippery situations. Comforts body and mind Escape comfortably seats up to five passengers with ease. The seat cushions contain environmentallyfriendly soy-based foam that helps conserve limited resources and reduce CO2 emissions. Supple leather trim with heated front seats, plus gleaming chrome and black accents are standard on Escape Limited.

"No matter which model you choose, Escape is bound to be the perfect fit for your adventures," said Read. Escape's exclusive MyKey allows owners to program ignition keys with reminders to drive at appropriate speeds, keep the auxio volume low and more, including limiting the vehicle's top speed and muting the audio system until front safety belts are fastened. Active park assist uses electronic sensors to help you locate the perfect parallel parking spot. Then, you take your hands off the wheel and Escape steers itself into place. You simply follow system prompts to shift gears and control the brake and acceleration pedals. The vehicle can be parked in as little as 24 seconds. The Canadian Winter Package on Ford Escape includes leather-trimmed, heated front seqats, leathertrimmed steering wheel, and vinyl door-trim inserts. Versatile standards let you store all your "stuff" out of sight, or even store your bike inside. You can also add options to let more sunshine in, show off your style, or warm up your vehicle. Hands free calls and music The Ford Escape eliminates the need to search for your phone or media player. With voice-activated Ford SYNC, you just touch a button on the steering wheel and

say things like "Call Melissa" or "Play genre: Pop." Once paired, the system recognizes your phone and automatically transfers your contacts to the support voice calling. The voice-activated navigation system features a vibrant 6.5 inch LCD touch screen with interactive maps Matt McLeod you can zoom and scroll. Play Lamb Ford Sales DVDs while Escape is in Park or store nearly 10 gigs of your digital music. Sirius Satellite Radio comes with a six-month prepaid subscription. Surf up to 120 channels, including 100 per cent commercial-free music, plus the best sports, news, talk and entertainment – all across Canada. Keeping you safe The advanced Personal Safety System uses sophisticated sensors to optimize deployment of the dual-stage front airbags in certain frontal collisions. Front-seat side airbags deploy in certain side-impact collisions, while the Safety Canopy system increases protection with a rollover sensor and side-curtain airbags. Each standard sideview mirror features an integrated convex blind spot mirror that helps identify vehicles and objects nearby, so you can avoid them. So that you and your passengers can be easily located, Escape's SOS Post-Crash Alert System will automatically flash the hazard lights and sound the horn after an airbag has deployed or a safety belt pretensioner has activated in certain collisions. Ford SYNC with 911 Assist uses your paired mobile phone to call 911 in the event of a crash that results in airbag deployment or fuel pump shutoff. It can even give the operator an urgent message for you. Escape's basic warranty is three years or 60,000 km. The Powertrain Limited Warranty is five years or 100,000 km.

See the 2012 Ford Escape at Lamb Ford Sales on Highway 13 East, Camrose. Phone (780) 672-2411, or toll free 1-800-994-9953.

DADS - LOOKING FOR A CAR WITHOUT A BACK SEAT? Count on our classifieds. We match up buyers and sellers. The Camrose Booster, phone 780-672-3142. 2001 CHRYSLER NEON LE – 4-dr., p/s, p/b, tilt, cruise, a/c, AM/FM/cassette, new tires. Well maintained, $1,600 obo. Ph. 780678-6952.

2004 GRAND CARAVAN ANNIVERSARY EDITION – Black, DVD, CD, air, second row bucket seats, loaded, 178,000 km., $6,500 obo. Ph. 780-582-2422.

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2008 BUICK ALURE CXL – 83,000 km., loaded, $14,000 obo. Ph. 780-374-2280.

1988 OLDS DELTA 88 ROYALE BOUGHAM – 230,000 km., good condition. Ph. 780672-0987.


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LOVE CAMPING, BUT TIRED OF SHOVELLING SNOW OFF THE AWNING IN MAY? Say goodbye to your Gulfstream! Move it fast with a Camrose Booster classified. Phone 780-672-3142.


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"It used to be that way but then it changed to motorcycles. Today most of the people drive cars." While she has already made three trips to Tim Hortons (another piece of Canadiana), CiCi was disappointed a couple of Sundays ago when she headed downtown to do some shopping to find all the stores closed and the streets basically deserted. "In Chongqing we have a population of 30 million people and the shops are always open," said CiCi. "In fact it is on the weekends that most of the people will go outside in my city." Cole said that Renmin Primary School in Chongqing is one of the top schools in China and has a strong reputation for excellence. "A lot of the parents want to send their children there", CiCi explained. Chester Ronning School is honoured and privileged to have CiCi as part of its family for the next year. “She has already made a big first impression on the staff and students," said Cole. More Power. Less Fuel. Great Value is a comparison between the 2012 and the 2011 Chrysler Canada product lineups. 40 MPG or greater claim is based on 2012 EnerGuide highway fuel consumption estimates. Government of Canada test methods used. Your actual fuel consumption will vary based on driving habits and other factors. See your dealer for additional EnerGuide details. Wise customers read the fine print: •, *, ‡, ∞, § The Canada’s Fastest Growing Automaker Event offers are limited time offers which apply to retail deliveries of selected new and unused models purchased from participating dealers on or after April 3, 2012. Dealer order/trade may be necessary. Offers subject to change and may be extended without notice. See participating dealers for complete details and conditions. •$20,898 Purchase Price applies to 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan Canada Value Package (29E+CL9) only and includes $8,000 Consumer Cash Discount. Pricing includes freight ($1,400–$1,500) and excludes licence, insurance, registration, any dealer administration fees and other applicable fees and applicable taxes. Dealer order/trade may be necessary. Dealer may sell for less. See participating dealers for complete details. *Consumer Cash Discounts are offered on select new 2012 vehicles and are manufacturer-to-dealer incentives, which are deducted from the negotiated price before taxes. Amounts vary by vehicle. See your dealer for complete details. ‡4.99% purchase financing for up to 96 months available on the new 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan Canada Value Package models to qualified customers on approved credit through Royal Bank of Canada, Scotiabank, TD Auto Finance and Ally Credit Canada. Dealer order/trade may be necessary. Dealer may sell for less. See your dealer for complete details. Example: 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan Canada Value Package with a Purchase Price of $20,898 (including applicable Consumer Cash Discounts) financed at 4.99% over 96 months with $0 down payment equals 208 bi-weekly payments of $122 with a cost of borrowing of $4,468 and a total obligation of $25,366. Pricing includes freight ($1,400–$1,500) and excludes licence, insurance, registration, any dealer administration fees and other applicable fees and taxes. Dealer order/trade may be necessary. Dealer may sell for less. ∞Ultimate Family Van Bonus Cash is available to retail customers on purchase/lease at participating dealers of a new 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan model (excluding Canada Value Package models) or any new 2012 Chrysler Town & Country model. The Bonus Cash amount ($1,250 for models equipped with a DVD player; $750 for all other models) will be deducted from the negotiated price after taxes. An additional $750 will be subtracted from the invoice price at time of purchase/lease. Some conditions apply. See your dealer for complete details. §2012 Dodge Grand Caravan Crew shown. Price including applicable Consumer Cash Discount: $27,395. Pricing includes freight ($1,400–$1,500) and excludes licence, insurance, registration, any dealer administration fees and other applicable fees and applicable taxes. Dealer order/trade may be necessary. Dealer may sell for less. °Based on Year-To-Date this year versus last year (Oct YTD 2011 versus Oct YTD 2010) R. L. Polk Canada, Inc. Canadian National Total NVR Market Share and volume gains data by brand. ■Based on Ward’s 2012 Small Van Segmentation. Excludes other Chrysler Group LLC designed and/or manufactured vehicles. ¤Based on 2012 EnerGuide Fuel Consumption Ratings. Transport Canada test methods used. Your actual fuel economy will vary based on driving habits and other factors. 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan Canada Value Package – Hwy: 7.9 L/100 KM and City: 12.2 L/100 KM. The Best Buy Seal is a registered trademark of Consumers Digest Communications LLC, used under licence. ®SIRIUS and the dog logo are registered trademarks of SIRIUS Satellite Radio Inc. ®Jeep is a registered trademark of Chrysler Group LLC.

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Chance meeting with the PM

Roger and Christine Whitefish and Christine's son, Spencer Babineau (right) had a chance run-in with Prime Minister Harper at the Edmonton International Airport Jan. 6. Harper's aide took a photo and delivered it to Christine with the Prime Minister's autograph.

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(MS) -- With spring just around the corner, that familiar anticipation of warmer weather and long Sunday drives with the windows down has returned. After a long winter of cold temperatures and likely snowfall, getting outside and driving in the warm sum is a luxury drivers across the country have earned. But as enjoyable as that first Sunday drive can be, it can also prove disastrous for vehicle owners who don't prepare their cars or trucks before hitting the open road. Here are a few tips to drivers about to ready their ride for that first warm weather road trip of the season. * Give your car a fresh start. Many men, women and children feel rejuvenated once the warm air of spring finally arrives. Vehicle owners can give their cars and trucks a similar fresh start with a few simple changes to their vehicle maintenance routine. One way drivers can make a profound impact on their vehicles this season is to address the lubricants they use to keep their car running strong. Unbeknownst to many vehicle owners, conventional motor oils slow starting rpm while restricting oil flow to critical engine parts and increasing wear on bearings and rings. However, synthetic motor oils provide significant performance benefits over their conventional counterparts thanks in large part to their superior resistance to varnish and sludge development. That superior resistance enables engines to run cleaner with synthetics, providing better fuel economy for those long Sunday drives while offering more wear protection in the meantime. * Routinely check tire pressure. Poorly inflated tires are often a silent assassin. While nearly everyone can hear a clunky engine or notice smoke coming out from underneath a vehicle's hood, few people ever recognize

that their tires are poorly inflated. That's unfortunate, as poorly inflated tires force the engine to work harder, decreasing fuel efficiency and taxing the engine as a result. But keeping tires properly inflated is a snap. Simply consult your vehicle manual for recommended tire pressure, and keep the tires at the recommended level. Though it might not seem like much, drivers will instantly notice a difference. * Stick to your maintenance schedule. Drivers tend to drive more once the weather starts warming up. With no snow on the ground and warm air to fill up the car, a road trip is far more attractive in the warmer months than it is when winter is rearing its ugly head. Vehicle owners can keep their cars running strong this spring by strictly adhering to their vehicle maintenance schedule. This has even gotten easier in recent years, as many vehicle manufacturers are suggesting longer intervals between tuneups and oil changes, resulting in less trips to the mechanic. Sticking to the maintenance schedule can also make those Sunday drives more enjoyable. For example, synthetic motor oils can greatly improve a vehicle's performance by reducing friction and wear, making a vehicle more fun to drive while increasing its engine's life expectancy at the same time. * Give your car a good wash. Every vehicle owner wants their car to look good. But a car wash can not only benefit a car's appearance, it can also help boost its performance. Over the course of a typical winter, salt, slush, dirt, and grime tend to buildup the more a vehicle navigates its way through snow- or ice-covered roads. A thorough car wash can remove these unwanted deposits, while also clearing away break dust that can erode wheel surface.

Legal claims top prize in Small Town Saturday Night By Dan Jensen

They're going to get their wish. The town of Legal has been awarded the right to host its own mini Big Valley Jamboree concert Saturday, April 28, featuring country music stars Dean Brody, Aaron Lines, Samantha King, Duane Steele, Shane Chisholm and Tim Hus. The concert was the grand prize in a Small Town Saturday night contest put on by Panhandle Productions and Travel Alberta, which invited communities to submit two minute videos telling what makes their community special. "We received 53 videos from a broad cross section of Alberta towns," said Panhandle Productions producer Larry Werner. "We were hoping we would receive 10 or 12." Legal's entry featured residents hoisting a red cup and singing, "We want a party. Bring us a party."

Tourism Parks and Recreation Minister Jack Hayden presented a Small Town Saturday Night award to Legal town councillor Trina Jones at the Growing Rural Tourism banquet last week.

The community is known as a destination for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, fishing and hiking.

The videos received more than 100,000 public votes from across Alberta, B.C. and Saskatchewan.

"There were many exceptionally high quality applications that showcased the tremendous community spirit and enthusiasm from rural Alberta," said Werner. "We had a great cross section of Alberta communities represented and I would like to thank everyone for participating. Your involvement turned this into a great community event." Legal town councillor Trina Jones said the town had fun producing the video and is now looking forward to show people what it has to offer. "It's going to be a lot of hard work but we are looking forward to everything that is coming." All proceeds from the Small Town Saturday Night Concert will go towards the Friends of Legal School Society to build the children of Legal a new playground. Tourism Parks and Recreation Minister Jack Hayden, who helped present the Small Town Saturday Night award

at the Growing Rural Tourism Conference April 3, expressed confidence that Legal would put on an excellent show. The minister also commended all the communities who participated in the contest. "The experience that you went through and the preparation you did is only going to make your area stronger." Travel Alberta Chief Executive Officer Bruce Okabe said the contest has shone a spotlight on Alberta's small communities and is sure to drive tourism to some lesser-known destinations around the province. He added that every Albertan is a beneficiary of the province's tourism economy. Legal was one of five finalists in the Small Town Saturday Night contest, along with Bashaw, Bonnyville, Devon and High River. The four runners-up received a $1,000 cheque from Travel Alberta to be donated to a charity of their choice.

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Bantam Warriors cap successful season with win in Sylvan Lake The Camrose Kinsmen Warriors bantam hockey team had a very good year by overcoming a count back to win its own tournament, finishing first in the 1660 Hopkins Tier 2 Division in league play, winning gold in the playoffs and capping it off by capturing the Sylvan Lake tournament. They would like to thank the Kinsmen for their ongoing support. Members of the team include, back row from left to right, manager Kevin Hycha, trainer Brad Meyer, trainer Dallas Thompson, Carson Berg, Cody Milgate, Sean Lyon, Tyler Helgeland, Thomas Hycha, Reegyn Graham, Owen Johnson, Tristan Grettum, assistant coach Dean Johnson, assitant coach Clayton Milgate and coach Jody Goldade Front row from left to right, Brett Meyer, Brad Goldade, Cameron Lyster, Braden Clarkson, Damon Johns, Trevor Suominen, Jon Beck and Taylor Girard.

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Having a broken windshield is not only unsightly and a big inconvenience, it can also be illegal. That's because the crack reduces the efficacy of the window safety composition, meaning it may shatter in the event of an impact accident and cause extensive injuries. The crack also may impede a driver's ability to see the road clearly. It's important to note that liability car insurance typically doesn't cover a cracked windshield that occurs in a collision. Instead, drivers hoping to be covered need to have collision insurance on their vehicle. However, not all windshields crack in a car accident. Many are damaged in nonaccident related circumstances, whether this be a tree branch that falls on the car or a rock kicked up from the roadway. It's important to read an insurance policy thoroughly to be sure that nonaccident related cracks to the windshield will be covered. Even if the damage is covered, it may not be worth the expense of paying the insurance deductible and filing a claim, which may end up raising your rate in the long run. Many small nicks can be repaired easily with a kit purchased from an automotive supply store. Inexpensive and user-friendly, the instructions guide users through the process of sealing the crack and preventing it from spreading. If the crack is beyond the scope of a do-it-yourself fix, a windshield repair service that specializes in this type of work might be necessary. These companies use products that harden quickly and reglaze the windshield so that the crack may not even be noticeable afterward. Upon inspection, a mechanic or a windshield replacement company may determine that the crack is not something that can be mended. The entire windshield will have to be replaced at this point. In some cases the windshield can be removed and replaced in the same day. While there is no way to prevent a cracked windshield entirely, there are certain ways to reduce the risk. This includes avoiding running over any debris on the road that can be kicked back at the windshield.

Cubs win The Camrose Cubs girls' hockey team captured the Airdrie tournament in late March. Members of the team include, back row from left to right, coach Rhonda Broughton, Mackenzie Pilger, Rhonda Thygesen, Hannah Heck, Jenessa Tomaszewski, Beth Taylor, Elize Taylor, Brooklyn Mantai, Ashlyn White and manager Bobbi MacWilliam. Front row from left to right, Candice Chartrand, Brooke Broughton, Amie Gartner, Kailyn Parsons, Jillian MacWilliam, Mikaela Raey and Maria Bourdages.

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Give your Dodge 4x4 some quality care Craig Martin presents a plaque to Betty Friesen, By Murray Green

Camrose resident Betty Friesen has dedicated the last 25 years to helping the Canadian Mental Health Association. She was rewarded for her efforts with a plaque, which was presented by president Craig Martin on March 27. "Thanks for joining us in recognizing a woman who is not only very special to CMHA, but is also the reason we exist in the community today. Betty has been here since the beginning. Truthfully speaking, she was here before the organization began," said Craig. In 1987, Betty initiated the development of a steering committee to look at opening a group home for individuals experiencing mental illness. This committee was successful in its mission and the group home opened in 1988, with six beds supporting individuals in need of solid and consistent mental health support. The group home existed under the umbrella of CMHA Red Deer and the members of the steering committee soon moved on to other roles after the opening of the group home. This left Betty as the sole board member at times, working towards building an organization that could meet the needs that she saw in our community. "Over the years, Betty has shown tremendous leadership and was able to bring on other caring individuals from the community. While many have come and gone, leaving their mark and helping the organization to grow, Betty has remained as a steady cornerstone," added Craig. "Our organization has since grown into its own regional office, a branch of the provincial CMHA. In addition, we have seen the development of a variety of programs and services; some of which have dissolved as a result of changes in funding priorities and others that have evolved with the changing needs of our community." Today CMHA offers six main programs with about 20 staff, supporting individuals experiencing mental illness, brain injuries, and developmental disabilities. It

is a well known and reputable agency within our community, and is dedicated to helping those in need, as well as increasing education and reducing the stigma around mental illness. "Betty, without you, none of this would be possible. We would like to thank you for your 25 years of hard work, perseverance, and dedication to mental health, our community, and our organization," continued Craig. "Your efforts, advocacy, and passion have had an immense impact on countless lives. You are truly an inspiration to us all and you give us hope that with determination and compassion, we can continue to create positive change on a political, social, and personal level." The president, on behalf of those affected by mental illness, the family and friends who support them, the community, and finally the Canadian Mental Health Association East Central Region, Craig presented the plaque, as a small token of gratitude to an ardent and tenacious woman who has helped to pave the way for a future of acceptance, support, and mental well-being. "Betty, words cannot capture our appreciation and respect. We are truly grateful for all you have, and will continue to bring to our organization and to the lives of the individual's we serve," said Craig. Musician David Thomas said "Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls." Craig replied, "Betty, I can only imagine that yours is illuminated with pages such as these." Betty said the 25 years have gone by so fast. "I wonder where the years have gone. But, when I look back at where this organization started, I know we have come a long, long way. Although I was there near the start, Colleen (Vennard, the executive director) has been the driving force. She has the knowledge and the push to make things happen. All of the staff has dedication and I'm so proud to be a part of it. I'm proud of everyone of you."

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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 changed or 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. *Purchase a new 2012 F-150 XLT Super Cab 4X4 3.7L/F-250 XLT Super Cab 4X4 Western Edition with power seats for $28,999/$41,999 after Total Manufacturer Rebate of $7,500/$5,500. Taxes payable on full amount of purchase price after Manufacturer Rebate deducted. Offers include a Manufacturer Rebate of $7,500/$5,500 and freight and air tax of $1,600 but exclude optional features, administration and registration fees (administration fees may vary by dealer), fuel fill charge and all applicable taxes. 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Offers include freight and air tax of $1,600, 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 60,000 km over 36 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. ^Until July 3, 2012, Security Deposit payment is waived on a lease (Red Carpet leases, on approved credit from Ford Credit) of a new 2012 or 2013 model (excluding Shelby GT 500, Boss 302, Boss 302 Laguna Seca, E-Series, Transit Connect Electric, F-150 Raptor, F-Series Chassis Cabs, Medium trucks). Security Deposit may be required by Ford Credit based on customer credit terms and conditions. †From April 3, 2012 to July 3, 2012, receive $500/$750/$1,000/$1,500/$1,750/$2,000/$3,000/$4,000/ $4,500/$5,000/ $5,500/$6,500/$7,000/ $7,500/$8,000 in Manufacturer Rebates with the purchase or lease of a new 2012 Focus S, 2012 Fiesta, 2012 Explorer (excluding Base)/2012 Focus (excluding S)/2012 Edge SE, 2012 Flex SE, 2012 Escape I4 Manual, E-Series/Transit Connect (excluding Electric), 2012 F-150 Regular Cab XL 4x2 Value Leader/2012 Mustang Value Leader/2012 Taurus SE, 2012 F-350 to F-550 Chassis Cabs/2012 Fusion S, 2012 Flex (excluding SE)/2012 Mustang V6 (excluding Value Leader), 2012 Edge AWD (excluding SE)/ 2012 Expedition/2012 Fusion Hybrid, 2012 Mustang GT (excluding GT500 and Boss 302), 2012 Taurus (excluding SE), 2012 Escape and Hybrid (excluding I4 Manual)/2012 Fusion (excluding S and Hybrid), 2012 Edge FWD (excluding SE), 2012 Escape V6, 2012 F-250 to F-450 Gas engine (excluding Chassis Cabs)/2012 F-150 Regular Cab (excluding XL 4x2) non-5.0L/2012 F-150 Regular Cab (excluding XL 4x2) 5.0L/2012 F-150 Super Cab and Super Crew non-5.0L, 2012 F-250 to F-450 Diesel engine (excluding Chassis Cabs)/2012 F-150 Super Cab and Super Crew 5.0L - all Raptor, GT500, BOSS302, and Medium Truck models excluded. This offer 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. ▲Offer only valid from April 3, 2012 to May 31, 2012 (the “Offer Period”) to resident Canadians with a Costco membership on or before March 31, 2012. Use this $1,000CDN Costco member offer towards the purchase or lease of a new 2012/2013 Ford/Lincoln vehicle (excluding Fiesta, Focus, Raptor, GT500, Mustang Boss 302, Transit Connect EV & Medium Truck) (each an “Eligible Vehicle”). The Eligible Vehicle must be delivered and/or factory-ordered from your participating Ford/Lincoln dealer within the Offer Period. Offer is only valid at participating dealers, is subject to vehicle availability, and may be cancelled or changed at any time without notice. Only one (1) offer may be applied towards the purchase or lease of one (1) Eligible Vehicle, up to a maximum of two (2) separate Eligible Vehicle sales per Costco Membership Number. Offer is transferable to persons domiciled with an eligible Costco member. This offer can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford Motor Company of Canada at either the time of factory order (if ordered within the Offer Period) or delivery, but not both. Offer is not combinable with any CPA/GPC or Daily Rental incentives, the Commercial Upfit Program or the Commercial Fleet Incentive Program (CFIP). Applicable taxes calculated before $1,000CDN offer is deducted. Dealer may sell or lease for less. Limited time offer, see dealer for details or call the Ford Customer Relationship Centre at 1-800-565-3673. ***Estimated fuel consumption ratings for model shown: 2012 F-150 4X4 5.0L V8: [15.0L/100km (19MPG) City, 10.5L/100km (27MPG) Hwy]/2012 F-150 4X4 3.7L V6: [13.4L/100km (21MPG) City, 9.7L/100km (29MPG) 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-Series is the best-selling pickup truck in Canada for 46 years in a row based on Canadian Vehicle Manufacturers’ Association statistical sales report, December 2011. ††Class is Full–Size Pickups under 8,500 lbs GVWR, non-hybrid vs. comparable competitor engines. Max. horsepower of 411 on F-150 6.2L V8 engine. Estimated fuel consumption ratings for the 2012 F-150 4X2 3.7L V6 SST: 12.7L/100km city and 8.9L/100km hwy based on Environment Canada approved test methods. Actual fuel consumption will vary based on road conditions, vehicle loading and driving habits. ◆◆When properly equipped. Max. towing of 11,300 lbs with 3.5L EcoBoost and 6.2L 2 valve 4X2 V8 engines. Max. payload of 3,120 lbs with 5.0L Ti-VCT V8 engines. Class is Full-Size Pickups under 8,500 lbs GVWR, non-hybrid. ‡‡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. Only use mobile phones and other devices, even with voice commands, not essential to driving when it is safe to do so. 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ON NOW AT YOUR ALBERTA BUICK GMC DEALERS. 1-800-GM-DRIVE. GMC is a brand of General Motors of Canada. ^/ ‡‡/††/*Offers apply to the purchase of a 2012 Terrain FWD (R7A), 2012 Acadia FWD (R7C) equipped as described. Freight included ($1,495). License, insurance, registration, PPSA, administration fees and taxes not included. Dealers are free to set individual prices. Offer available to retail customers in Canada. See Dealer for details. Limited time offers which may not be combined with other offers, and are subject to change without notice. Offers apply to qualified retail customers in Alberta Buick GMC Dealer Marketing Association area only. Dealer order or trade may be required. GMCL, Ally Credit or TD Auto Financing Services may modify, extend or terminate this offer in whole or in part at any time without notice. Conditions and limitations apply. See GMC dealer for details. x$4,700 manufacturer to dealer delivery credit available on 2012 Acadia FWD (tax exclusive) for retail customers only. Other cash credits available on most models. See your GM dealer for details. ††0% purchase financing offered on approved credit by Ally Credit for 72 months on new or demonstrator 2012 Terrain FWD. Rates from other lenders will vary. Down payment, trade and/or security deposit may be required. Monthly payment and cost of borrowing will vary depending on amount borrowed and down payment/trade. Example: $10,000 at 0% APR, the monthly payment is $139 for 72 months. Cost of borrowing is $0, total obligation is $10,000.00. Offer is unconditionally interest-free. Freight ($1,495) included. License, insurance, registration, PPSA, applicable taxes and fees not included. Dealers are free to set individual prices. Offers apply to qualified retail customers only. Limited time offer which may not be combined with certain other offers. GMCL may modify, extend or terminate offers in whole or in part at any time without notice. Conditions and limitations apply. See dealer for details. ¥†Variable rate financing for 84 months on 2012 Acadia FWD on approve credit. Bi-Weekly payment and variable rate shown based on current Ally Credit prime rate and is subject to fluctuation; actual payment amounts will vary with rate fluctuations. Example: $10,000 at 3% for 84 months, the monthly payment is $132 Cost of borrowing is $1,099, total obligation is $11,099. Down payment and/or trade may be required. Monthly payments and cost of borrowing will also vary depending on amount borrowed and down payment/trade. Biweekly payments based on a purchase price of $34,995 with $2,599 down on 2012 Acadia FWD, equipped as described. WBased on GM Testing in accordance with approved Transport Canada test methods. Your actual fuel consumption may vary. *†Comparison based on 2012 Wards segmentation: Middle/Cross Utility Vehicle and latest competitive data available, and based on the maximum legroom available. Excludes other GM brands. ‡ Comparison based on 2012 Wards segmentation: Large/Cross Utility Vehicle and latest competitive data available. Excludes other GM brands. ~ OnStar services require vehicle electrical system (including battery) wireless service and GPS satellite signals to be available and operating for features to function properly. OnStar acts as a link to existing emergency service providers. Subscription Service Agreement required. Call 1-888-4ONSTAR (1-888-466-7827) or visit for OnStar’s Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy and details and system limitations. Additional information can be found in the OnStar Owner’s Guide.

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light bulbs every two years, and motorists should add bulb inspection and/or replacement to their list of routine maintenance tasks. * Upgrade your headlight bulbs. Perhaps the best way drivers can improve nocturnal vision is to upgrade their headlight bulbs.

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A picture is worth 1,000 words!

For Want Ad service, please phone 780-672-3142 before six on Friday Helpful Tips for Writing Classified Ads Which Get Results! Be Thorough Sure you want your ad to stand out from the rest, but don’t skimp on the sort of information that sells. The item’s condition, size, age, brand name, and color are some of the basics readers want to know. Without them, your ad may be overlooked.

Steer Clear of Abbreviations Okay, so you want to include all the important basics. Don’t use strange abbreviations because our ads are designed to spell all the important details. Besides, you are not paying by the line, but by the word, so there is really no need to abbreviate.

Be Honest Exaggerating your item’s finer points may bring in a lot of responses, but a buyer who’s misled won’t appreciate it and will take his business somewhere else.

State Your Price The cost of an item is one of the most important concerns of want ad readers. Ads showing prices are ones which get results. Giving a price also serves to “weed out” those buyers not in your price range.

Be Accessible Including a telephone number or address puts you in touch with potential buyers. Be sure to state the hours you can be reached: a caller who can’t get through the first time often won’t call again.

Don’t hesitate to call us with any questions or problems you may have regarding advertising. Our professionally trained sales staff know the ropes, and would be happy to pass their know-how on to you. That’s why we’re here, to help you get the results you deserve.

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4925-48 Street, Camrose ANNOUNCEMENTS SEE THE AUTOMOTIVE SECTION STARTING ON PAGE 30 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. LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE – Family smorg style breakfast at Moose Family Center, Sunday, April 15 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Adults, $7.00; Students, $6.00. 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. BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP – For those who have experienced the loss of a loved one. Thurs. evenings: April 12 - May 31, 2012, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Sponsored by Covenant Health St. Mary’s Hospital. To register, please call Shelly Dalueg: 780-679-2793. BRIDAL SHOWER for Erica Bergquist, bride elect of Tim Russett, Sunday, April 15, 2:30 p.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church.

PEROGY SUPPER – Saturday, April 28, 3:00 - 7:00 p.m., Ukrainian Catholic Church basement, 5304-48a Ave. Adults: $12; Children 6 - 12: $5; Under 6: Free COMMUNITY BRIDAL SHOWER – For Selina Dahl and Russell Hellekson on Sunday, April 22, 2012, Zion Lutheran Church, 2:30 p.m. Ladies please bring lunch. CAMROSE & DISTRICT SENIOR CENTRE SOCIETY Annual General Meeting April 26, 2012 9:30 a.m. - Auditorium Members, please attend! NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Camrose & District Home Support Service Society, Meals on Wheels and Homemaker Programs Thursday, April 19, 10:30 a.m. Camrose Fire Hall 21 Mount Pleasant Drive, Camrose Refreshments served at 10:15 a.m. WEDDING SHOWER for Heather Welch and Trevor Park to be held at Gladstone Community Centre on Sunday, April 15, 7:00 p.m. Everyone welcome. KINGMAN REA ANNUAL MEETING Wednesday, April 25 7:30 p.m., at Kingman Tea House COMMUNITY BRIDAL SHOWER for Ayla Rindero and Dustin Guderjan on Sunday, April 22, 2 p.m. at the Hi-U Center in Ferintosh. Ladies please bring lunch. ROUND HILL’S ANNUAL UKRAINIAN NIGHT WITH A SCANDINAVIAN TWIST – April 21. Entertainment: Ken Grambo. Advance tickets only. 780-672-7583. ST. JOSEPH’S ANNUAL TURKEY AND HAM SUPPER – Sunday, April 22, 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Hay Lakes Agriplex. $10/person, pre-school free, family rate of $30 (includes parent(s) plus children under 18). Everyone welcome.

THANKS I WOULD LIKE TO THANK my family and friends for the cards, flowers, gifts and all their kindness shown to me at my 92nd birthday. Special thanks to Melvin and Bev Baumle, Margaret Andre, Tashia Baumle and Lynne Lord for providing food and refreshments. I am ever grateful for your presence and the memories. God bless. – Lulla (Tiny) Baumle

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. Want more Energy? Improve your fitness? Better your Health and Self-Esteem? Come join my BOOT CAMP FITNESS CLASS For all fitness levels For more information, call Caitlin, 780-781-9634

LONELY 50-YEAR-OLD GENTLEMAN – Looking for a girlfriend. 780-608-1576, 780679-9228.

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

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 LARGE WHITE PYRENEES GUARD DOG – Male, 11 months old, shots to date, $250. Ph. 780385-2207.

HELP WANTED YARD HAND WANTED for Wednesday, April 11 - Saturday, April 21 to receive consignments. Must have valid driver’s license. Some lifting involved. Farm background an asset. Apply in person to Jody Lindstrand, Lindstrand Auctions Ltd. Call 780-608-0826 to arrange appointment. CAMROSE FAMILY LITERACY FACILITATOR 6 - 10 hours per week (Sept. - April) Starting September, 2012 Duties: - Deliver Family Literacy Programs in homes and groups Qualifications: - Ability to take training May 14 - 18 in Edmonton - Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills with adults and children - Experience in facilitating adult groups - Strong oral and written communication skills - First Aid in Child Care with CPR would be an asset - Degree or Certificate in Early Child Development, Education, Health or related field is highly recommended - Own transportation Closing date: April 20, 2012 Please email resumé to Lynne at ARMENA MEAT PROCESSORS IN CAMROSE is looking for a full-time Meat Cutter and Meat Cutter Assistant who will make positive contributions to our company. Wages based on experience - minimum starting wage $14/hr. Benefits include health plan and staff pricing on our organic meats. No experience necessary, willing to train for both positions. Please apply with resumé to or fax 780672-6501.

EMPLOYMENT WANTED 2ND BEST PAINTER IN TOWN – 30 years’ experience for all your painting needs. Call Rick the Painter, 780-672-0391.

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES WANTED: BUSINESS TO PURCHASE in Camrose or surrounding area. All calls confidential. Please email: BUSINESS FOR SALE – Booster Juice, Camrose location. For appointment call 780-781-4616. TIRED OF WORKING FOR SOMEONE ELSE? Gain time and financial freedom working from home setting up accounts for a billion dollar manufacturing company. Unlimited income potential.Visit:

GREYSEN ENTERPRISES Bathroom/Kitchen Renos Basement Developments Door/Window/Exterior Upgrades Insured Journeyman Carpenter Call 780-678-4491 or email: for free consultation CLEAN & GREEN YARD CARE – Now booking spring clean-up. Power rake, aerate, fertilizing, overseeding, hedge trimming and clean eaves. Also booking lawn maintenance. Phone: 780-672-9426. EXPERIENCED HOUSEKEEPER has opening. References upon request. Ph. 780-672-3915. SERVOLD & SONS WATER WELL DRILLING Cable Tool Drilling Arrange now for summer drilling. Ph. 780-987-3463

WANTED TO RENT SERVICES WE SELL RUBBER STAMPS, stamp pads, and stamp pad ink. Camrose Booster Ltd., 4925-48 St., Camrose. CAMROSE COMMUNITY HOME DIRECTORY • 135 Contractors • 500 + Categories • 900 + Local Companies • 300 + Web Links ALL AT JUNK TO THE DUMP – Free estimates. Garages, basements, light hauling. 780-608-7917, Tom Mino. 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 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. McTAVISH DELIVERIES LTD. Local and long distance moving Storage Insured and bonded Where your business is appreciated 780-672-5242, Camrose COMPLETE TILING SERVICE Specializing in backsplashes, tub surrounds and all types of wall. Patricia Fielding, Lady Tiler 780-672-3622 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

HAY LAND FOR 2012 CROP – To rent or crop share. 780679-0713.

FOR RENT KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS HALL FOR RENT, 780-672-8620. BITTERN LAKE HALL for rent. Call Bittern Lake Village Office, 780-672-7373. CAMROSE MOOSE HALL FOR RENT Ideal for weddings, banquets, any celebration or special occasion. Call 780-672-2695 EXECUTIVE SUITE – Well maintained, quiet adult building. Two bedrooms, five appliances, spacious. Ph. 780-608-3131. 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 BE AU T I F U L N EW OFFICES Sparkling new second floor offices in beautiful downtown Camrose. Six rooms available, four of which can be paired. All are wired for internet access. Prices range from $123.75 to $189.37 monthly. Extremely quiet construction and quiet neighbours. 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. ROOM FOR RENT – Shared accommodations for female who is working or going to school. Beautiful home located between Augustana and downtown area. No smoking, no pets. Rent $450/mo. $450 DD. Utilities included. 780-672-9622. LOT RENTALS AVAILABLE – Move-in incentive offered. Call Camrose Mobile Home Park, 780672-2396.

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CLASSIFIED ADS (Continued) 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

VALLEYVIEW DUPLEX FOR RENT – Three bedrooms, two and a half baths, garage, fireplace, five appliances. Available now. No smoking or pets. Call 778-874-1763. TWO-BEDROOM APARTMENT SUITE in quiet adult building. Newly redone. Close to downtown. No smokers, pets or partiers. Available immediately. Call 780-672-5111. TWO-BEDROOM SUITE in newer four-plex. Five appliances, downtown location, $850/mo. Available May 1. Ph. 780-672-7962.

OFFICE SPACE – In Camrose Business Center. Ph. 780-672-1998 or 780-608-5629.

ONE BEDROOM SUITE AVAILABLE $625, recently renovated onebedroom suite available on main floor. Newer paint, carpet, in-suite storage, newer appliances and double sink. Outdoor group patio and laundry available. Small pets welcome. Parking stall, heat and water included. Available now.

ASPEN TERRACE Modern, spacious, clean Includes fridge, stove, dishwasher, in-suite washer/dryer Heat, water, parking Pet friendly In quiet surroundings Many amenities within walking distance - SPRING SPECIAL! Won’t Last Long! Call Today! 780-672-8681 Visit us on Kijiji

LIVE IN COMFORT $695 for this clean two-bedroom, four-plex style unit. Perfectly located on Mount Pleasant Drive, with newer carpet, washer and dryer in unit and a spacious balcony. Stay warm in the winter and cool in the summer with both bedrooms on the lower level. One parking stall included, utilities extra, available immediately.

NICE QUIET PLACE DOWNTOWN, 4719-50 St. One-bedroom suite, top floor, newly renovated $700/mo. Available May 1 Phone 780-608-3820 ONE AND TWO BEDROOM SUITES – Reclaim your freedom in a spacious apartment for reasonable rates in Kensington Manor. They are newly renovated suites with large living area, new appliances, large master bedroom, walk-in storage closet and balcony with each unit. We are located close to parks and recreational facilities; we have laundry facility in the building and power to each parking stall. Rent starts at $750. Heat and hot water are included in the rent. To make an appointment for viewing please call 780-673-0049. OFFICE SPACE – Big window. Utilities included, $400/mo. Ph. 780-672-3534.

For information and pictures on these properties and others, please visit or call 780-679-0002 to arrange a viewing.

HOUSEHOLD WINTER UPRIGHT PIANO – Full size, $500 obo. Phone 780678-6952. DOWNSIZING – Chesterfield w/matching loveseat in Nohigan Snow pattern, $550. Ph. 780-608-1711, leave message. ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE, 14” 125-channel TV, Singer treadle sewing machine. Ph. 780672-4401.

CROSLEY GAS STOVE – White, 30”, excellent condition, $250 obo. Ph. 780-672-0954, leave message. STOVE – Good condition, $50. Ph. 780-373-3963.

LIVESTOCK/FEED BEEF UP YOUR CATTLE SALES. Advertise in The Camrose Booster. Phone 780-672-3142. GELBVIEH BULLS FOR SALE – Yearling and two-year-olds, semen tested. 780-672-9950. HORSES WANTED – All types. Will pick up. Call 780657-2057 or 780-645-0939. PREMIUM SMALL SQUARE HORSE/DAIRY HAY BALES – No rain, tarped. Alfalfa/Timothy/Brome mix. $5/bale. Ph. 780374-2381, leave message. FREE-RUN LAYING HENS for sale, 780-672-3769. LIMOUSIN BULLS – Polled yearlings and two-year-olds. Quiet dispositions. Birth weights 75-95 lb. Buy on-farm and spend as long as you want looking and talking about your bull needs before making a decision. North Slope Farms Inc., Bawlf, AB. 780-373-3449, 780608-8258. 29TH ANNUAL MYRNAM AG SOCIETY BULL SALE – April 16, 1:00 p.m. Offering Red Angus, Black Angus, Maine Anjou, Hereford, Simmental. Sunday, April 15, 6:00 p.m.: Free supper with bull viewing, 4-H Fund-raiser and Haying in the 30’s Fund-raiser. For more information call Josie, 780-741-2188. BLACK ANGUS, MAINE ANJOU, MAINE/ANGUS performance tested bulls for sale. Blacks, polled, yearlings. Semen tested. Will keep until needed. View pictures at Rusylvia Cattle Co. Call Ken at 780741-2188 or 780-787-0237. TWO BLACK TWO-YEAROLD BULLS for sale. Ph. 780373-2161.

Here’s a great offer for Booster readers…

For Sale Ads! F For or items price priced at $100 or less! • Mail, fax, email or drop off your ad copy. • One item per ad – 10 word limit. • Include the price of the item in your ad. • Offer excludes living things, except when offered for free. Individuals are able to place classified ads without charge provided message relates to a personal possession and does not form part of a profession, trade or business. Any ad designed to produce an income is regarded as commercial advertising and must be a PAID AD.








SEED CUSTOM SEEDING Camrose North and East Peas, Cereals, Canola and Silage One Pass, Direct Seeding, Triple Shoot Will haul seed or fertilizer, heavy harrow or land rolling if required. 780-672-7242 BRIGHT’S SEED New Norway WHEAT Cert. Harvest – HRS Cert. Foremost – CPS BARLEY Certified Cowboy Certified Sundre Silage Barley also available OATS Certified Morgan Seed Oats also available Ph. 1-780-855-2240 Cell 1-780-678-6329 email:

Mail to: Classified Ad Department, Camrose Booster Ltd. 4925-48 Street, Camrose, AB T4V 1L7 Fax: 780-672-2518 Email:

JOHN DEERE 140 HYDROSTATIC tractor w/47” deck plus tiller attachment; ONAN 24 HP twin cylinder e/s auger engine; HUSQVARNA RANCHER 455 chainsaw; MIGHTYMAC 9 HP chipper/shredder; ARIENS 9 HP s/p 36” sidewalk sweeper; 5 HP TILLER w/forward and reverse, ($225); 8 HP SNAPPER rear tine tiller (heavy duty), 4 speeds forward, one reverse. Phone 780-672-7649. 45 GALLON RAIN BARRELS – $15 each. 780-855-2664. CRATE BFX-220 BASS AMP – Used very little, excellent condition, $500 obo; Fender standard jazz bass, like new with strap and hardshell case, $500 obo; Crate GT212 guitar amp, 120 watts, 3-channel, $250 obo. Ph. 780-608-1518. BEAUTIFUL 250 SILVER SCOOTER – Automatic transmission, like new. Only 90 km. 780672-1503.

GARAGE SALES GIANT GARAGE SALE – Camrose Masonic Hall. Some antiques. April 12 and Apr. 13 Thurs., 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., Fri., 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

REAL ESTATE WE BUY HOUSES – That money pit getting you down? Will pay cash and all expenses. Please email: PARKVIEW RAVINES – Adult community. Exceptional 1,183 sq. ft. half-duplex. Insulated double garage, two plus one bedrooms, three baths, two fireplaces. MF laundry, vaulted ceiling, finished basement. Appliances and window coverings included. $369,500. Ph. 780-672-5080. 2011 CUSTOM BUILT HOME ON 6.99 ACRES – 1,518 sq. ft. with attached garage. Featuring hardwood and tile throughout, wrap-around covered veranda and many more extras too numerous to mention. For more information call 780-878-1224. NICE FOUR-YEAR-OLD 1,302 SQ. FT. HALF DUPLEX w/detached double garage in New Norway. Three bedrooms, 2.5 baths, master en suite and walk-in closet. For more information visit, #102393 or phone 780-855-2511 or 780608-0402. THREE-BEDROOM BUNGALOW AT 211 NIBLOCK ST., BAWLF – 1,325 sq. ft., on two lots. Clean, well kept, 1991 original owner. Finished basement, double attached garage, mature landscaping, $265,000. Call 780-678-4858. CONDO FOR SALE – Four bedrooms, three bathrooms, main floor laundry, finished basement, garage. 1,155 sq. ft. in Camrose, AB. Ph. 780-678-7698.

SEE THE AUTOMOTIVE SECTION STARTING ON PAGE 30 for more classified ads about cars, trucks, campers, RVs, automotive services and ATVs



SWATHER NO LONGER ‘CUTTING THE MUSTARD?’ Call The Camrose Booster Classifieds, 780-672-3142. WANTED: JD 4WD 8570 OR 8770 TRACTOR – Low hours, prefer 24-speed. Ph. 780-768-0007.


Example: Girl’s bicycle, like new, $70. 555-555-5555 WRITE YOUR AD HERE: _____________________



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. USED GAS DOWNFLOW FURNACE – 70,000 BTU, natural gas. Ideal for garage, shop, greenhouse, $150. Call Daysland Plumbing & Heating, 780-374-3982.

Improve your vision for a clean and safer ride Continued from page 39

* Inspect and replace wiper blades when necessary. Similar to headlight bulbs, wiper blades are often overlooked when it comes to vehicle maintenance. But many motorists would be shocked to discover that industry experts recommend wiper blades be replaced at the change of each season or on three month intervals. That's because the longer a wiper blade is on the vehicle, the more brittle and ineffective it becomes, putting drivers and passengers at risk. Drivers can also purchase inexpensive treatments designed to make the rubber more pliable and extend the life of the wipers. In addition, when inspecting or replacing wiper blades, top off the windshield washer fluid as a precautionary measure. * Clean interior glass and mirrors. Another way to improve visibility is to clean interior glass to remove any film buildup that can reduce vision and create a hazy reflection from the sun. This is especially important for motorists who smoke in the car, as this film is typically thicker. When addressing interior glass, take the time to adjust all side and rearview mirrors properly to cover all of the views around the car, especially the blind spots.

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City Watch


The latest News, Notices and Information from The City of Camrose • 780-672-4426 REMINDER: Curbside Compost Pickup Switching to Weekly for the Spring/Summer Months – May to October, 2012


Place your compostable materials:

* Check the labels on your bags!

• In a compostable yard waste bag

Make sure they are labelled “compostable” not “biodegradable” by their manufacturer.

• In a metal or plastic garbage container clearly labelled “Yard Waste”

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For more information on waste management in Camrose visit: or call 780-672-4428 REMEMBER TO HAVE YOUR WASTE AND COMPOST OUT BY 7:45 A.M. ON COLLECTION DAY



Summer Day Camp Staff


Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference in your community? Join our team at the City of Camrose where you can contribute to helping Camrose grow as a dynamic community with an exceptional quality of life. The City of Camrose Aquatic Centre runs two Summer Day Camp Programs: “Little Explorers” for children ages 4 to 7 years and “Discovery Kids” for youth ages 8 – 14 years. We are seeking energetic and dedicated individuals for six (6) Day Camp Staff positions. FUNCTION: • Day Camp Staff – assist in the overall operation and supervision of one of the Day Camp Programs from June 28 to August 27. QUALIFICATIONS: • Excellent organization, creativity, and leadership skills as well as a high energy level. • Patience to work with 35 to 40 children and youth for the summer. • High School, College and University students preferred. HOURS OF WORK: Typically Monday to Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. HOURLY WAGE RANGE: Day Camp Staff hourly wages range from $11.19 to $13.22. APPLICATIONS: Individuals interested in a staff position are invited to submit a resume and cover letter to the address below or drop off at the Aquatic Centre by April 27, 2012 at 4:30 p.m. We appreciate and consider all applications; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. City of Camrose Community Services Department Attention: Aquatics Director Aquatics Centre Location: 5600-44 Ave., Camrose, AB Mailing Address: 5204-50 Avenue Camrose, AB T4V 0S8 Phone: (780) 672-9909 Fax: (780) 672-4915

Are you passionate about aquatics recreation? Are you a certified Lifeguard and Instructor? Put your lifesaving and lifeguarding skills to work with the City of Camrose Aquatic Centre. We are looking for energetic and dedicated individuals for casual Lifeguard/Instructor positions. FUNCTION: • Provide instruction and supervision for aquatic activities. QUALIFICATIONS: • National Lifeguard certification • Standard First Aid • Lifesaving Instructor/Examiner • Dedicated and reliable with a strong commitment to teamwork • Strong public relations and communication skills. HOURS OF WORK: The hours of work for these casual positions vary and can include morning, daytime, evening and/or weekend shifts. Successful candidates must be available to teach swimming lessons (typically Tuesday to Friday from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.). HOURLY WAGE RANGE: $13.37 to $18.70 per hour. The hourly wage for this position will be established based on qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. APPLICATIONS: If you would like to join our team at the Camrose Aquatic Centre, submit a cover letter and resume to the address below by April 27, 2012 at 4:30 p.m. We appreciate and consider all applications; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. City of Camrose Community Services Department Attention: Aquatics Director Aquatics Centre Location: 5600-44 Ave., Camrose, AB Mailing Address: 5204-50 Avenue Camrose, AB T4V 0S8 Phone: (780) 672-9909 Fax: (780) 672-4915

Public Works Utilities Summer Jobs Are you looking for a challenging summer job where you will work with a great team and learn some valuable skills? Join our team at the City of Camrose where you can contribute to helping Camrose grow as a dynamic community with an exceptional quality of life. The City of Camrose is seeking hard working and reliable individuals for summer employment in the Public Works Utilities section of the Engineering Department. These casual unionized positions are part of CUPE Local 1425. FUNCTION: • Basic and semi-skilled manual labor using hands, common power tools and non-complex machines. 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 • Basic computer skills • Class 5 driver’s license • Must be dependable and reliable HOURS OF WORK: Hours of work are generally 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday from the end of April to the end of August 2012. Some shift work will be necessary to address operational requirements. HOURLY WAGE RANGE: The hourly wage for these positions ranges from $14.23 to $17.81 based on experience, according to the CUPE 1425 Collective Agreement. APPLICATIONS: If this summer job sounds like a fit for you, please submit a resume to the address below by April 18, 2012. We appreciate and consider all applications; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. City of Camrose Attn.: Director of Public Works – Summer Employment 5204-50 Avenue, Camrose, AB T4V 0S8 Phone (780) 672-4426 Fax (780) 672-2469 Email: Website:

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City Watch


The latest News, Notices and Information from The City of Camrose • 780-672-4426 Notice of Development Permits Take notice that the following Development Permits for the proposed uses listed below have been approved by the City of Camrose Development Authority, under the provision of By-law #2567/07, the Land Use By-law of the City of Camrose. The development permits have been approved SUBJECT TO THE RIGHT OF APPEAL TO THE SUBDIVISION AND DEVELOPMENT APPEAL BOARD. Any person wishing to appeal an approval may do so by serving a written notice of appeal and the REQUIRED FEE to the Secretary, Subdivision and Development Appeal Board, 5204-50 Avenue, Camrose (Telephone: 780-672-4426) within 14 days after the date of this notice. Further information regarding these Development Permits may be obtained from the City of Camrose Development Services, Lower Floor, Mirror Lake Centre, during business hours (8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.), Monday through Friday (Telephone: 780-678-3044). Permit # DP3580 DP3583 A-02-12 A-04-12

Legal Address Plan Block Lot 0840439 6206MC 0740358 0024248

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Civic Address


5702-24 Avenue Close 8 Grandview Crescent 3307 – 52 Street 74 Park Ridge Drive

Single family dwelling with attached garage Variance of rear yard setback of detached garage Detached garage Storage shed

2012 PEST AND WEED CONTROL The Parks Section of the Community Services Department is committed to environmentally responsible pest control practices. At various times throughout the year, the City of Camrose Community Services Department controls broadleaf and other weeds and insect pests depending on the genus, infestation, safety and conditions. Small mammalian pests, such as beavers and gophers, may also be controlled. Pest Management activities occur on properties such as parks, sports fields, golf course, CRE, boulevards, sidewalks, roadway buffers, water bodies and vacant city land. The Department is evaluating new systems and products to reduce pesticide usage where possible. Special care and attention regarding the impact on the park users is considered in all applications. For example, no spray treatment takes place on any site where wind speed exceeds 16 km/hr. All procedures and pesticides used meet the strict standards established by Health Canada and Alberta Environmental Protection and are considered safe for these types of applications. Treated areas are posted with yellow and black signs indicating the date and time of application, re-entry time, the pest controlled and pesticide used. Below is a schedule that approximates when our field crews will conduct these programs and the materials they will use. Control of weeds and tree pests in residential neighborhoods is provided on the bases of citizen’s request, the location and the pest or weed infestation levels and safety concerns.

Notice of Special Council Meeting In accordance with section 194 of the Municipal Government Act, a Special Council Meeting of the Council of the City of Camrose will be held on Thursday, April 12, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall. Agenda: • Camrose Performing Arts Centre (In-Camera as per FOIP Sections 24 1(a), 25(1)(c)(iii), 27(1)(b)(iii) Special Council Meetings are open to the public, except for those portions of the meeting which are held in-camera.

Notice of Special Council Meeting In accordance with section 194 of the Municipal Government Act, a Special Council meeting of the Council of the City of Camrose will be held on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall. Agenda: • Camrose Performing Arts Centre (In-Camera as per FOIP Sections 24 1(a), 25(1)(c)(iii), 27(1)(b)(iii) Special Council Meetings are open to the public, except for those portions of the meeting which are held in-camera.

TREATMENT SCHEDULE The time frames specified are approximate and may change due to weather, degree of infestation and crew availability. Call 780-672-9195 for up-to-date and daily information. PEST/WEED


Broadleaf Weeds

2, 4-D, Par 3, Killex – Dicamba, Mecoprop

Broadleaf Weeds

Fiesta, Iron, Sodium Nitrate, Nitrilotracetic Acid

Broad Spectrum Vegetation Control


Rodent/Pest Control

Bait Bars, Skoot-Thiram Sulphur Gas, Chlorophacinone – Rozol, Ground Force Diphacinone

Spruce Bud Worm, Aphids, Spider Mites, Tent Caterpillars Mosquitos (culextar)























Insecticidal Soap, Bacillus Thuringiensis Israelensis, Chlorpyifos (Dursban)







Daconil (Chlorothalonil), Rovral (Iprodione), Heritage (Azoxystrobin), Premis (Tritoconozole) Instrata (Chlorothalonil, Propiconazole, Fludioxonil)




Root Inhibitor

Anhydrous, 2,6 Dichlorbenzonitrile




Rose/Flowerbeds (Aphids/Ants)

Malathion Carbaryl










For information on the City of Camrose pesticide program, call: Chris Clarkson, Parks Director, Community Services Department: 780-672-9195 Written enquiries can be directed to: Email: Website: Mailing address: Community Services Department, City of Camrose 5204-50 Avenue, Camrose, AB T4V 0S8

INVITATION TO TENDER FARMLAND KELSEY, ALBERTA ALAN KRUGER and CINDY KRUGER hereby offer the following land for sale by tender, subject to the existing reservations on title; subject to registration of approved subdivision RV/12/04: PART N 1/2 10-45-18-W4 (East of drainage ditch) containing 170 acres +/–. Tenders are to be submitted in sealed envelopes marked “Kruger Tender”, to James H. Andreassen of Andreassen Borth, Barristers and Solicitors, #200, 4870-51 Street, Camrose, AB T4V 1S1, on or before 12:00 noon, APRIL 16, 2012, and shall be accompanied with a cheque for 5% of the tender price, and purchasers’ GST number. GST is payable in the event the purchaser does not provide GST number. 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 tenderers shall be obligated to complete the purchase on or before MAY 1, 2012, and their cheque shall constitute a deposit towards the purchase price. For further information, please contact Alan Kruger at 780672-3624.

Camrose Golf Course Seasonal Dog Off-Leash Area

CLEAN UP DAY The Golf Course Dog Off-leash area is now closed for the season. For all who used and enjoyed the Golf Course as a winter off-leash park, a CLEAN UP day is scheduled for Wednesday, April 11, 2012 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. – rain, shine or snow. Pick-up bags will be provided, but bring your own “scooper”. There will be a prize draw for those people who show up. Meet in the Golf Course parking lot. Pets are welcome if kept under control.

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Potluck Supper and Silent/Live Auction Sunday, April 29, 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. Silver Creek Multiplex, New Norway The fund-raiser will be held to financially aid Ryan and Jody Aspholm (nee Larry Csernyanski and Erwin and Brenda Chitrinia (nee Braim). Their two children, Logan and Scarlet, have been diagnosed with M.L.D. (Metachromatic Leukodystrophy), which is a rare, degenerative, neuromuscular disorder. At present, their best hope is to take part in a Clinical Trial and Bone Marrow Transplant. Funds raised will go towards paying for flights, hotels, food, mobility aides, a wheelchair-accessible vehicle and house remodelling and, eventually, the purchase of a home with no stairs. Can you help with an item for donation in this fund-raiser? If so, please contact Ardith Luckwell at 780-855-3093 or Shannon Vogel at 780-672-1441. A bank acocunt has also been set up with CIBC in the name of Logan and Scarlet Aspholm. We hope many of you will support Ryan and Jody and their children in their difficult journey.

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Primary Care & Administrative Professionals The Wetaskiwin Primary Care Network is currently recruiting for 2 Clinical Roles (Registered Nurses) for a term of 1 (one) year to cover Maternity Leave positions. These positions will work collaboratively with Wetaskiwin PCN Family physicians to enhance the access and delivery of primary care services to the community. The Wetaskiwin Primary Care Network is also recruiting for an Administrative Coordinator who will work with the Primary Care team to provide administrative support for the Network. Responsibilities also include Payroll, Financial Accounting and Reporting, Facilities and Office Administration. The Wetaskiwin PCN is looking for experienced individuals with strong knowledge and experience working with the Wetaskiwin community, proven communication and interpersonal skills, collaborative and flexible working skills, and strong professional judgement. A reliable vehicle is required. Currently we are recruiting for the following professionals: Primary Care Nurse(RN) – 0.60 FTE Maternity Leave Position Prenatal Nurse(RN)- 0.40 FTE Maternity Leave Position Administrative Coordinator- Full Time

Location: Centra Cam Custom Projects and Recycle with Centra Cam, Camrose, AB Duties: • Recruitment of business – contract negotiations for woodworking and recycling departments • Supervision of 10-20 staff • Development of departmental budgets • Monitoring of related financial records • Development of policies and procedures Qualifications: • Knowledge of recycling industry is an asset and woodworking experience is necessary • Management experience in multitasking role is necessary • Exceptional public relations skills are needed • Computer skills are necessary • Driver’s abstract check • Reliable vehicle for daily use • Criminal Records Check including the vulnerable section Salary: $21.22 to $30.00 per hour depending on qualifications (7.5 hours per day). Benefits after three months of employment. Application deadline: April 13, 2012 Centra Cam Vocational Training Association c/o Roxanna Skjonsberg, Executive Director Box 1443, 5502-46 Street, Camrose, AB T4V 1X4 Fax 780-672-0534 We are also accepting applications for a full-time position as an


Further details on the above employment opportunities are available at Apply to: Erinn Bailey-Sawatzky Executive Director Email: Fax: 780-312-2508

We thank all applicants for applying; however only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Deadline: Competition closes April 20, 2012.


to work in our Centra Cam Custom Projects Department Duties: • Working at the front desk answering phones and assisting customers • Inputting data and general typing • Minute taking • Administration duties involved in both Recycling with Centra Cam and Centra Cam Custom Projects • Able to complete a variety of administrative tasks Qualifications: • Experience in Windows, Microsoft Word and Excel is required • Detail oriented • Previous administrative experience would be an asset Required: • Driver’s abstract • Criminal Records Check including the vulnerable section Compensation: $12.16 to $18.48 per hour depending on qualifications, education and experience (7.5 hours per day). Benefits after 3 months of employment. Application deadline: April 13, 2012 Centra Cam Vocational Training Association c/o Roxanna Skjonsberg, Executive Director Box 1443, 5502-46 Street Camrose, AB T4V 1X4 Fax 780-672-0534

Heart Attack

Full-time Tool/Hardware Department

Find satisfaction assisting our diverse client base with the right hand or power equipment and hardware to the get the job done right. Full training provided. Experience with wide range of building materials advantageous.

Part-time Warehouse/Yard Worker

If you’re in good physical condition, ambitious, conscientious with time and customers’ needs, 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 resume… 6809-48 Avenue, Camrose Phone 780-672-8818 Fax 780-672-8809 Email

• Heavy pressure, discomfort, burning or a squeezing sensation in the centre of the chest. • Pain may spread to arms or neck and may come and go. • Shortness of breath. • Nausea, vomiting or indigestion. • Weakness, fatigue, greyish skin color.

Stroke • Sudden weakness or numbness of the face, arm or leg on one side of the body. • Loss of speech or trouble in speaking or in understanding speech. • Unexplained dizziness, unsteadiness or sudden falls. • Dimness, loss of vision or double vision in one eye. If you experience these symptoms, tell someone immediately. If you note these symptoms in someone else: • Take charge. The victim will likely deny what is happening. • Insist that the victim stop all activity and sit or lie down. • Ask if the victim is being treated for heart disease or stroke. If so, help with medication. • Call your local emergency number. • Get the victim to the nearest hospital. You must act immediately! Half of all heart attack deaths occur before the victim gets to hospital.

BOOKKEEPER With over 150 franchises across Canada and USA, Declare Brands includes Magnetsigns, EmbroidMe and Billboard Connection which have been ranked as one of the fastest growing 100 companies in Canada by Profit Magazine and has been recognized as one of the top 500 franchises in the world by Entrepreneur Magazine. Based in Camrose Alberta, this bookkeeping position will perform data entry, accounts payable and receivables, account reconciliations and day-to-day bookkeeping. Duties will also include assisting in the preparation of monthly and year-end working papers, cash flow summaries, and reports as required. The ideal candidate will be a team player with bookkeeping or related experience. Strong computer and communication skills, as well as good attention to detail are required. Working knowledge of QuickBooks and Excel is an asset. To apply, please forward your resume to or contact: Brett Browne Re: Bookkeeper Declare Brands Phone: 780-781-7446 4225-38 Street Fax: 780-672-8732 Camrose, AB Email: T4V 3Z3 Web:

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We’re Expanding Brand new shop will soon be ready

NOW HIRING In our Parts and Service Departments Parts and Accessories personnel needed. Experience is necessary for this key position.

Tire/Apprentice Technician Get in on the ground level as our department moves into a brand new, state-of-the-art facility. Valid driver’s license required. Please apply in person to Doug.

CANADIAN TIRE Duggan Mall, Camrose Phone 780-672-1400 Auto Service 780-672-1478 STORE HOURS: Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sat., 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Service Hours: Mon.-Wed., Fri., Sat., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thurs., 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun. and Holidays – Closed


Front End Catering Staff CRE Catering Services is looking for talented, friendly individuals to join our catering team. Experience preferred, but not necessary. We offer a fun, friendly atmosphere, competitive wages and flexibility. If you are looking for a little something to fill in time – we have the job for you.

NOW HIRING for the following positions:

PERMANENT CASUAL FRONT END BANQUET AND CONCESSION STAFF Candidates must be: • Able to multi-task • Friendly and outgoing • Willing to learn both concession and banquet areas • Able to work under pressure • Responsible and dependable • Flexible • Customer service oriented • Able to work days, evenings and weekends Please submit your resume to the Camrose Regional Exhibition, Attention: Paula Email: or Fax: 780-672-8140 Applications available at the Administration Building.


Head Chef/Kitchen Leader We are looking for an enthusiastic, creative and qualified chef to assist in running our busy kitchen. The CRE caters for a variety of events from weddings to corporate functions to cattle sales and fund-raisers. We want someone with creativity and passion to enhance the overall experience for our customers. The successful applicant will have or be: • Three to five years’ experience in a professional kitchen as Chef with papers or very strong cooking capabilities • Experience with ordering, food cost, labor cost, inventory, scheduling and supervision of kitchen staff • Work well under pressure in a fast-paced and exciting environment • Detail-oriented, flexible and creative with a team attitude • Excellent organizational and quick decision-making skills • Passionate about food • Reliable • Hard-working • Strong communication and supervisory skills

• Must have good knowledge of kitchen safety and safe food handling • Must be able to work with minimal or no supervision • Adequate computer knowledge Job responsibilities will include (but are not limited to): • Assist/Lead all hot and cold food preparation for catering • Assist in carving or serving of foods at banquet halls • Ensure all health and safety standards are being followed • Daily cleaning of kitchen and equipment • Proper handling and storage of all foods • Providing optimal customer service • Providing leadership in the development and execution of all catering requirements • Supervising and supporting day-to-day activities of the kitchen • All other duties as required Physical Demands: Continuous standing and walking on concrete; repetitive arm/hand and finger movements; occasional lifting up to 50 lbs.; crouching, bending and reaching; sudden change in temperature; exposure to moving machinery; long hours. Hours: Based on event bookings. Various shifts include mornings, days, evenings, weekends and holidays. This is a full-time contract position for at least one year. Start date will commence as soon as a suitable candidate is identified. Salary will be commensurate with experience and a benefit package will be available. If you possess all of the above, please send a resume and cover letter to: Camrose Regional Exhibition Catering Manager 4250 Exhibition Drive, Camrose, AB T4V 4Z8 Fax 780-672-8140 Email: We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

BIRTHS To Avey and

Mark Christiansen, of Camrose, on March 27, a son. To Melissa Paluck and Darren Hahn, of Camrose, on March 28, a daughter. To Jason and Frances Bobik-Cordel, of Daysland, on March 28, a daughter.

DEATHS Michael Yurkoski,

of Camrose, on March 26, at 41 years of age. Mary Biever, of Bittern Lake, on March 29, at 55 years of age. Adolph Mulzet, of Edmonton (formerly Camrose), on March 31, at 82 years of age. Mary Weir, of Camrose, on April 1, at 86 years of age. Rupert Blatz, of Camrose, on April 1, at 91 years of age. Ed Bakke, of Whitecourt (formerly Camrose), on April 1, at 76 years of age. Sheila Emmott-Bouillon, of Camrose, on April 3, at 79 years of age.

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Tornado Hydrovacs, a division of Petrofield Industries, is accepting resumés for

Heavy Equipment Technician – Journeyman, 3rd or 4th Year Apprentice Duties would include service repairs on hydrovac trucks, plus relief for customer phone inquiries. Wages are negotiable depending on experience. 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 403-742-1905.

• Gravel • Screened

• Sand • Washed

FT Aggregates Inc. is currently seeking people to fill the following positions: • Full Time Receptionist • Heavy Duty Mechanic • General Labourers Interested parties please contact FT Aggregates Inc. office at 780-608-7125. “Products worth building on”

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HEAVY DUTY MECHANIC Flagstaff County invites applications for a permanent full-time Licensed Heavy Duty Mechanic, with employment to commence as soon as a possible. Flagstaff County provides a competitive salary, benefits package and pension plan. Function: To perform skilled journeyman level maintenance and repair to a wide variety of vehicles and equipment as used by the County. (For a complete job description please view our website at Qualifications: Heavy Duty Journeyman Certificate Valid driver’s license CVIP Inspection Experience an asset Driver’s Abstract For more information, contact Kevin Kinzer, Shop Supervisor at 780-384-4106 or Steve Kroetch, Lead Mechanic at 780-390-0340 or 780-384-4124. Resumes indicating “Mechanic Position” must be received by 4:00 p.m., Monday, April 23, 2012. Please submit resumes to: Kevin Kinzer, Shop Supervisor Flagstaff County, Box 358, Sedgewick, AB T0B 4C0 or fax to 780-384-3635 or email This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Village of Bawlf S.T.E.P. Position


The Village of Bawlf is seeking an individual for the position of Village Labourer who was a full-time student in a post-secondary, vocational or technical program during the preceding academic year and intends to return to school on a full-time basis during the next academic year. Duties will include: • mowing grass and maintaining the cemetery; • painting; • some mechanical work and repairs; • other mechanical or public works projects assigned by the Director of Public Works. This 37.5-hour per week position will begin May 7 and will run until August 24, 2012. WAGE: $13 per hour Applications will be accepted until Wednesday, April 25, 2012: by mail to: The Village of Bawlf, Box 40, Bawlf, Alberta T0B 0J0 by email to: by fax to: 780-373-3798 or by dropping it off at: 203 Hanson Street For more information, please call the Village Office at 780-373-3797

Yard Mainteneance and Operations COME JOIN THE CAMROSE TEAM! Duties and Responsibilities: • Responsible for effective and efficient building/grounds/equipment maintenance • Follow established procedures for loading and receiving fertilizer, chemical, seed • Provide outstanding customer service • Ensure a safe and clean working environment • Delivery of seed, chemical and/or fertilizer • Basic office duties Skills: • Valid Class 3 license would be an asset • Experience in agriculture would be an asset

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THIS POSITION IS SEASONAL Please submit your resume to We thank all applicants for their submissions, however, only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. Closing Date: April 13, 2012 Job may commence as early as mid-April. This position is available for two applicants.

Forster Nurseries Ltd. – Wetaskiwin

Employment Opportunities

Garden Centre – Full- and Part-time April 30 – August 24, 2012 April 30 – June 30, 2012 Duties: Watering all trees and shrubs, assisting customers, POS transactions, potting trees and shrubs. Includes some field work, heavy lifting and operation of small garden equipment. Qualifications: Must be physically fit and enjoy working outside. Strong communication skills and customer service experience is required. The ability to work with minimal supervision, flexible hours and weekends. Plant knowledge and interest is a definite asset. Must have own transportation to the Nursery. Pay Rate: $15.00 – 16.00/hour dependant on qualifications and experience. Forster Nurseries is a non-smoking environment! Please submit resume to: Or fax to: 780-352-6705 Or mail to:

FORSTER NURSERIES LTD. RR #2 Wetaskiwin, AB T9A 1W9 Website:

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Village of Bawlf Summer Recreation Coordinator The Village of Bawlf is currently seeking an individual for the position of Summer Recreation Coordinator who: • was a full-time student in a post-secondary, vocational or technical program during the preceding academic year and intends to return to school on a full-time basis during the next academic year; • is between 15 and 30 years of age; • is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the immigration and refugee protection act; • is legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial legislation and regulations. Duties will include: • maintaining the ball diamonds for the Ball Program; • assisting with a variety of maintenance projects on other recreational facilities including landscaping, grass cutting and other duties as assigned by the Director of Public Works. This 37.5-hour per week position will begin May 7 and will run until August 24, 2012. WAGE: $13 per hour Applications will be accepted until Wednesday, April 25, 2012: by mail to: The Village of Bawlf, Box 40, Bawlf, Alberta T0B 0J0 by email to: by fax to: 780-373-3798 or by dropping it off at: 203 Hanson Street For more information, please call the Village Office at 780-373-3797

Evraz Camrose Works is accepting applications for

JOURNEYMEN MILLWRIGHTS AND ELECTRICIANS to work at our pipe making facility in Camrose, Alberta. Individuals must be at least 18 years of age, safety conscious, physically fit, and able to work overtime and shift work. We offer an attractive starting wage plus an excellent benefit and pension package. All selected applicants will be required to attend and pass a medical assessment arranged by Evraz Camrose Works. Applications must be completed in person at the Human Resources office. Evraz Camrose Works 5302-39 Street Camrose, Alberta We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Report from Parliament Kevin Sorenson, M.P., Crowfoot Standing Up for Alberta

Many of you have heard Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty’s attempt to dismiss positive accounts of the economic benefits our oil sands are providing Canada. McGuinty says Canada's high "petro dollar" has hobbled exporters in his province. I say the global demand for oil and gas from Western Canada is not McGuinty’s problem. In fact, my Conservative Cabinet colleague, the Honourable Joe Oliver, Minister of Natural Resources, was one of the first to point out that the Ontario Premier ought not to ‘bite the hand that feeds him’. Minister Oliver reminds all of us that Canada has always been rich in natural resources and we have become a rich nation by exporting them. Since Confederation, exporting the vast majority of our resources to the U.S. has been a fruitful trade relationship for Canada. However, this is not a sustainable strategy because we need more foreign customers for our energy to continue to create jobs and economic growth in Canada going forward. Not to mention the federal tax revenues raised and sent to Ontario – which achieved ‘have-not’ status under Premier McGuinty’s command. Ontario should respect the fact that Canada’s resource sector is poised to lead the economic growth in our nation with over $500 billion in potential investment over the next decade. Much of this investment is to supply Asian markets. This investment, though, is not guaranteed. We are competing against energy exporting countries around the world. One of the largest impediments we face is the billions of dollars currently caught-up in Canada’s inefficient regulatory system that takes years upon years to make most decisions and up to nine years for others. For example, we’re currently in competition with Australia to supply energy to the emerging Asian market. The Australian regulatory system takes only 12 to 18 months to complete. There are hundreds of thousands of jobs at stake in Canada. These jobs will not just be in the resource sector, but in every sector from the service industry to the financial services sector – including those in Ontario. Successful energy exports will help bring jobs back to our manufacturing sector as every resource project requires manufacturing of equipment from pipes to trucks to steel beams and other infrastructure – some of it built in Ontario? Canadians want our government to ensure that we maintain and enhance our strong environmental safeguards. Our regulatory system must be fair, independent, consider different viewpoints that are based on science and the facts. Canada needs to be able to review the evidence dispassionately and then make a determination on energy export projects. Continued on page 47

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Report from Parliament Continued from page 46

There are close to 400,000 jobs in our oil sands that contribute an average of $22 billion a year to government revenues — to help pay for everything from education and health care to roads and clean energy. Estimates say that over the next 25 years there will be over 700,000 jobs and $3.3 trillion that will be contributed to Canada’s gross domestic product. Canada must prepare to provide the booming Asia-Pacific economies our oil, gas, metals and minerals – they are already asking – and we know the regulatory reforms we clearly need to make to ensure Canada’s future prosperity by, as always, exporting our natural resources. Pursuing Trade Opportunities

By the time you are reading this news column, the federal government’s budget – Economic Action Plan 2012 will have been unveiled. Our Conservative government was elected in the current uncertain global economy to stick with our lowtax plan for jobs and growth – a plan that has worked and is continuing to grow Canada’s economy, save existing jobs and create new jobs. I am confident that we will continue to work on improving the wellbeing of Canadians by securing the recovery, eliminating the deficit, investing in the key drivers of long-term economic growth and providing for the responsible spending of taxpayers’ dollars. Prime Minister Stephen Harper returned to Canada on Thursday, March 29, to hear Finance Minister, the Hon. Jim Flaherty, deliver the Budget Speech in the House of Commons. Our Prime Minister will have completed his six-day tour of Thailand, Japan and Korea in pursuit of increasing Canada’s business in the Asia-Pacific region. Prime Minister Harper and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda announced the formal launch of free trade negotiations. This would be a free trade agreement between Canada and the world's third-largest economy. It could increase our nation’s GDP between $3 and $9 billion. Canada’s bilateral trade last year with Japan amounted to almost $24 billion. Early this year I was dispatched by our government to accept an invitation by the Japanese government to spend eight days in Japan. I followed an agenda they prepared that included many meetings with top government officials, including the Ministers of Agriculture, Foreign Affairs and Public Safety. I visited Japan’s Agriculture & Livestock Industries Corporation; met with the Cochair of Japan’s “Canada Committee”; and, the President of the Japan Business Federation. I was taken on tours of numerous trading companies including Toyota, the Mitsubishi heavy machinery plant and the Advanced Scientific Technology





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& Management Research Institute of Kyoto. I was alone on this mission. I knew that, for example, the Hon. Gerry Ritz, Canada’s Agriculture Minister, and the Hon. Ed Fast, Canada’s International Trade Minister had already been working closely with Japanese officials and taken the tour. The Japanese government is also inviting other Canadian MPs and Canadian business executives to take the tour and search for economic opportunities. You can imagine the countless times I use the words “Alberta beef” in my conversations with everyone I met. My report to our government declared that I was impressed with what I saw. Japan’s economy has been stagnant in the post-1980s era. Their forecasted economic growth since that time did not materialize. They are doing something about it

and they have judged that Canada is a most desirable trading partner. Our Prime Minister has responded to Japan’s offers by stating Canada’s openness to increasing our business ties with the Asia-Pacific region as a whole, including Japan. We will pursue talks to establish if there is business for Canadian firms and workers to secure that will deliver economic benefits to Canada. All successful free-trade agreements are signed only after we are certain there is a net benefit to Canada. Japan’s need for agriculture products means that there will be a net benefit right here in our riding of Crowfoot If you have any questions or concerns regarding this or previous columns, you may write me at 4945-50th Street, Camrose, Alberta, T4V 1P9, call 780-608-4600, toll-free 1-800665-4358, fax 780-608-4603 or e-mail

Parcel 1 Five and one half quarters of Grazing Lease (851 acres) (248 AUM) (Excellent for cattle or horses) MERIDIAN 4 RANGE 17 TOWNSHIP 51 SECTION 21 QUARTER NORTH EAST MERIDIAN 4 RANGE 17 TOWNSHIP 51 SECTION 19 QUARTER SOUTH EAST MERIDIAN 4 RANGE 17 TOWNSHIP 51 SECTION 20 QUARTER NORTH EAST MERIDIAN 4 RANGE 17 TOWNSHIP 51 SECTION 20 QUARTER NORTH WEST MERIDIAN 4 RANGE 17 TOWNSHIP 51 SECTION 2 QUARTER SOUTH EAST MERIDIAN 4 RANGE 17 TOWNSHIP 51 SECTION 20 QUARTER SOUTH WEST Transfer fee of $12,300.00 to be paid by purchaser Parcel 2 One quarter deeded land 160 acres (40 cultivated acres, 120 acres pasture) MERIDIAN 4 RANGE 17 TOWNSHIP 51 SECTION 21 QUARTER NORTH WEST EXCEPTING THEREOUT ALL MINES AND MINERALS AND THE RIGHT TO WORK THE SAME, AND ALSO SUBJECT TO THE RIGHTS AND CONDITIONS AS SET FORTH IN TRANSFER 6423EV. AREA: 64 HECTARES (158.23 ACRES) MORE OR LESS Parcel 3 One quarter deeded land 160 acres (110 cultivated, 25 acres pasture, 25 acres slough/hay) MERIDIAN 4 RANGE 17 TO TOWNSHIP 51 SECTION 21 QUARTER NORTH EAST EXCEPTING THEREOUT ALL MINES AND MINERALS AND THE RIGHT TO WORK THE SAME, AND ALSO SUBJECT TO THE RIGHTS AND CONDITIONS AS SET FORTH IN TRANSFER 6423EV. AREA: 64.7 HECTARES (160 ACRES) MORE OR LESS Subject to Conditions: Parcel 1 must be sold in this tender. Purchaser of Parcel 1 may purchase Parcel 1 alone or purchase Parcel 1 with Parcel 2 and/or Parcel 3. The highest or any tender may not necessarily be accepted. All tenders must be in writing and include a deposit of $10,000.00 per Parcel and be received before 12:00 noon, April 30, 2012 in a sealed envelope marked Munkedal Tender at the office of:

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DUST CONTROL PROGRAM 2012 County residents desiring dust control on the County road adjacent to their property should apply, prior to April 30, 2012, to: Camrose County, Public Works Department 3755-43 Avenue, Camrose, AB T4V 3S8 Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday Applicants will be responsible for the approximate cost of $323.40 including GST per 100 m length of calcium chloride material applied to the road surface. Camrose County will no longer be phoning residents who previously had dust control. Residents are therefore required to visit the Public Works Department prior to April 30, 2012 to sign the application and pick up stakes (color will change this year). Please call 780-672-4449 if you have any questions.

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