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Vol. LXVI, No. 7   City – 32 pages   Country – 40 pages   January 9, 2018

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Always better – always better read Inside Who Can I Count On? Page 9 City of Camrose Page 10 New Year New You Pages 12 to 16 Entertainment and Dining Pages 18 and 19 Obituaries Pages 20 and 21 On the Road Pages 24 and 25 Classifieds Pages 26 to 28

News Features Police warn residents to be wise and not fall victim to scams. . . . . . . . . . . 4 The Bethany Group searches for board members . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Scheffler returns with more comedy. . . . . . 18 Wastewater treatment plant project in planning stages. . . . . . . . . 22 Reflections Column by Bonnie Hutchinson. . . . 6

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Camrose Veselka Ukrainian Dancers Alexis Benoit, Malia Pattullo, Liam Smith and Paige Dyer join Ukrainian Shumka Dancers/ instructors Michael V. Sulyma and Alyssa Eugenio on the spectacular set of the Ukrainian Shumka Dancers’ December performance of Clara’s Dream at the Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre. Camrose Veselka Ukrainian Dancers also benefited from a Masterclass taught by the Ukrainian Shumka Dancers during their visit to Camrose. Camrose Veselka celebrates

MALANKA – a Ukrainian New Year’s Celebration on Saturday, January 20th at the CRE. The evening includes a Ukrainian Dance performance, a traditional Ukrainian Dinner and a family dance to the lively music of the Polka Ramblers. Tickets are available at Shuman Insurance.

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Murray Green, Camrose Booster The Battle River Quilters’ Guild presented 80 quilts to various organizations throughout the community before the holiday season at the Bethel Lutheran Church. Quilt members Barbara Gregoire, left, and Lorraine Thompson, right, presented six quilts to Covenant Health St. Mary’s Hospital to share with families.


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Police warn residents to be wise and not fall victim to scams By Lori Larsen

Another scam has some residents worried about what and who can be trusted any more. A recent advertisement placed in The Camrose Booster requesting the services of a babysitter for a family moving to Camrose had some residents innocently replying in hopes of obtaining the job. At least two Camrose residents, who had contacted the person placing the ad, became suspicious about the ad based on responses they each received. These individuals independently contacted The Camrose Booster editor concerned about the legitimacy of the advertisement. The Camrose Booster editor conducted extensive examination of the advertisement published and made the decision that it was likely fraudulent in nature. The decision was then made to immediately notify the public via a push notification on Camrose Now! and with additional commentary on social media. Action was also taken to prevent accepting any further insertions from the person who had placed this particular babysitter/ nanny advertisement. According to Camrose Police Service Constable Kelly Bauer, this is 100 per cent a scam. “It’s interesting that she or he (person requesting babysitting), asks the person answering the ad which city they are in,” said Const. Bauer. “The scammer probably has advertisements all across the

Lori Larsen, Camrose Booster Camrose Police Service Constable Kelly Bauer stands in front of a rack of iTunes cards that displays a Scam Warning poster.

country, so has to clarify with the person answering the ad, which one they responded to. “The scammer is using the community’s trust in a local paper to fraud people out of their money. They are likely after banking information or, if your conversation would continue, it could possibly turn into an overpayment scam of some type,” explained Bauer about the possible methods used to fraudulently obtain money from the person answering the advertisement. “They start to gain your trust, making you feel like you have the job, and

then send you a cheque as an advance payment of some type.” Some residents who answered the advertisement were sent “form” letters providing more information about how the process would continue. “Then the scammer will ask that you send a smaller amount of money via Western Union or some other money transfer service. The catch is that you send them the smaller amount of money before you find out that their cheque is fraudulent and doesn’t clear the bank.” Constable Bauer, on behalf of Camrose Police

Service along with other policing services, cannot reiterate enough the absolute importance of residents realizing and recognizing the amount of scams that are taking place. “I read an article where a CBC reporter received a phone call from someone claiming to be from the Canadian Revenue Agency,” related Bauer. “After the scammer gave him (the reporter) the talk about how he owed taxes, and had to purchase iTunes cards as payment or else he would be arrested by the police, the reporter called him out as a scammer. The male (scammer), who had a heavy accent told the reporter, on the phone, ‘Yes, it is a scam and I make about $10,000 every day from Canadians because Canadians are stupid!’” In speaking of a recent incident in Camrose where a local business contacted the police when a customer in his 60s was buying multiple iTunes cards, Bauer said the police attended and explained the CRA scam to the customer, who at first would not admit that he was buying the cards to pay off alleged taxes. “After a long conversation, the male finally acknowledged that he was buying the iTunes cards because a CRA agent told him to. We stopped the purchase and the police members felt like they prevented a fraud. Later the same day, another business called with the same complaint. We attended and, believe it or not, it was the

same man buying iTunes to pay the CRA!” Bauer shared this story and others, in hopes of raising flags with residents about the many scams that are transpiring to fraud people, often including your family, friends and neighbours, out of their hard-earned money. Camrose Police Service offers the following warning signs to residents of possible scams. Pressure tactics include “must act now” or “limited time offer”. You may be told to “keep it a secret” or “don’t let anyone else know about our deal”. If the person calling is asking for money or personal information, that is a definite red flag. If it seems too good to be true, an amazing deal, or if it seems unusual then it is very likely a scam. “It is frustrating for us because it isn’t a local crime where we can identify someone and hold them accountable. These scammers could be from eastern Canada or more likely living somewhere on the other side of the world. “Our world has become so polluted with a vast array of scams using multiple untraceable phone numbers, Gmail accounts (with over 1.2 billion users worldwide, which can be cancelled and new ones made at any time), money transfers that it is all nearly impossible to trace.” On a final note, Const. Bauer strongly advises think before you act and when in doubt, check it out.


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Bethany Group searches for board members By Murray Green

The Bethany Group runs smoothly due to the nine dedicated members on the board and a hard working staff. “We currently have 10 members, but we have space for up to 15,” said board member Alan Ford. “Dr. Odell Olsen from Camrose is our current chair. “Member appointments are for a set term with option for renewal. Since there is a significant turnover of board members over time, we are always on alert for potential members. Board members can come from any area in which The Bethany Group operates as a way to encourage representation and diversity in ideas and needs. The governing board benefits from members across central Alberta, not just Camrose. This way we have a better idea of what the

needs are in different areas we serve.” Alan is in his fourth year as a board member. “I joined the Bethany board in the fall of 2014 and, since board members are required to participate in one of the board’s standing committees (nominating, governance or finance) at the same time, I joined the governance committee,” Alan shared. The board operates as a policy group for the organization. “It is not involved in the day-to-day operations. Its focus is on the longer-term direction, such as identifying issues and trends that might impact Bethany’s operations,” said Alan. Long-time area residents know that The Bethany Group celebrated 95 years in 2017. “Board members may have an interest in services and products for seniors or

an interest and concern for vulnerable folks in the community requiring housing, or an interest in the cooperative business relationships that Bethany has with other organizations in Central Alberta offering similar services. With a strong connection to the community, it’s no surprise that people in the area have either been touched by the organization or personally know someone who has.”

Volunteering at The Bethany Group is very rewarding. “It’s a way to give my time and effort to an organization important to healthy community life. The Bethany Group started in 1922 to assist the elderly in Bawlf. It relocated to Camrose in 1949 and, over the years, has expanded into a wide range of products and services from continuing care and supportive living for seniors to a variety of housing

programs for affordable family housing.” Bethany has both housing and long-term care facilities that it operates. In addition, it provides services to Lacombe Foundation, Flagstaff Regional Housing Authority, Wetaskiwin and area Lodge Authority, Camrose and area Lodge Authority and the Parkland Foundation. “The Bethany Group partners with other organizations to support and serve rural Albertans.” In the 29 communities and six counties that The Bethany Group operates in Central Alberta, there are 100 sites serving 3,679 households. Bethany employs 852 staff across Central Alberta. If you would like to become a board member, contact Bethany staff member Melodie Stol for more information at 403-786-2426.


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Letters to the Editor Conversation, contrast and perspective The conversation

A conversation with someone I haven’t spoken with in several years reminded me of something I’ve been discovering in the past few years: the power of letting things go. For many years, I’ve had occasional binges of going through things and pitching or giving away stuff that no longer brings me joy. A couple of years ago, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo extolled the virtues of keeping only those things that bring us joy. I’ve found her practice to have all the positive uplifting effects she promised. In this season of beginning a new year and a new chapter in life, like a lot of people I review what I want to keep and what I want to get rid of. That’s not just about “stuff;” it extends to habits and thought patterns too. During the conversation with someone I hadn’t heard from in several years we learned that, in very different circumstances, both of us find that the more we let things go, the happier we feel. Both of us have had the experience of leaving behind a house full of stuff and discovering–somewhat to our surprise–that we didn’t miss the stuff. Not just “stuff” like furniture and appliances; also stuff like sentimental objects (such as the chipped teapot I kept for 20 years because it reminded me of a cute incident with a grandchild). We’ve discovered our new stripped-down-to-essentials environments are quite freeing. My friend said, “I’m now glad I only have one closet. It means when I get something new, I have to give something away. Makes me think hard about whether I really want something new.” We’ve also discovered something more profound. As we’ve become less attached to stuff, we also find it easier to let go of attachments to old stories; to let go of feeling responsible or trying to control or manage things that are actually not our business; to let go of resentments and grievances as quickly as we can. We’re not sure if this is related to letting go of stuff or if both patterns are part of getting older and perhaps wiser. Either way, it’s freeing!

Letters are welcomed but please limit them to 400 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 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. Babysitter scam

Around one month ago, my wife responded to a help wanted ad which she found in The Camrose Booster. The ad read, “Babysitter/Nanny wanted-Care for 3-year-old boy, four hours each day Monday, Wednesday, Friday. $20/ hour. Start work immediately. Send resume to danaestpowell@gmail.com.” She responded to us by email and she told my wife she was hired. Her husband

was being transferred from Australia to Camrose. He works for a private research company. He works very crazy hours and for some reason, she needs a caregiver to pick her son up from day care and to look after him for four hours. She would relieve my wife after the four hours. Before they get here to Camrose, they are sending a certified cheque. We are to keep back $400 as a goodwill to show that we are committed and to send the rest to their store manager. The couple would be willing to pay in cash $400 per week. As my wife and I began to sense that this was a scam, we looked into a well-known scam called “The babysitter’s scam.” In this scam, the details of our job offer was very similar. The employee would send the required funds to the store manager and they would keep back a certain amount. The certified cheque would bounce because it is fake and the

innocent employee would not just be out of a job, but be on the hook for the whole amount of the fake cheque. The couple and the so-called manager would suddenly disappear. We made it very clear to this Dana that we will be making sure that this certified cheque is good then they will have their funds transferred. Our bank manager is willing to check the cheque out and if it comes back as a fraud cheque in four days, we just have to cut off communication with that person. I will be surprised if we get a cheque in the mail. So far after a few days, we have not received anything from that person. She told us that she sent it. This letter is to warn all of you to be careful of any job offers done over the phone or by email. Even if you found it in a newspaper. They are that good. Even professionals can be fooled. We all can be fooled. Lorne Wesley Paul Vanderwoude, Camrose

The contrast

At a time when my mind has been focussed on getting rid of things that no longer serve, I was fascinated– and highly amused–by a story about an Edmonton man who has kept an unopened Christmas gift for 47 years. Back in 1970, as a 17-year-old high school student, his first serious girlfriend broke up with him just a few days before Christmas–and then handed him a small gift. He was so upset that he vowed never to open the present. And he never has. For years, he kept putting the present under the Christmas tree, even after he married and had children. He’s quoted as saying, “I still pull it out every Christmas, although my wife doesn’t let it go under the tree anymore and hasn’t for quite some time.” He chuckles at this and adds, “I get a lot of pleasure looking at it and not opening it. It’s become such a habit after 47 years, Christmas wouldn’t be the same without it.” Okay, so not everyone thinks letting go of stuff is a great thing. The perspective

Lest I get too ponderous about any of this, I appreciated a comment from Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall, who recently announced he is retiring from politics. During an interview he was asked what advice he would give politicians. He said, “There’s an appreciation for humility.” He suggests getting a dog, walking the dog and cleaning up after it. “If you’ve got your little baggies in your hand and you’re cleaning up after your dog...I think it’s a lot harder to get arrogant about anything.” Some version of that practice–something that keeps us from getting arrogant–sounds like pretty good advice for all of us! ***

If you have comments about this column or suggestions for future topics, send a note to Bonnie@ BonnieHutchinson.com. I’ll happily reply within one business day.

OLD CURLING PIN

Murray Green, Camrose Booster Earl Holt of Camrose shows off a 1912 Camrose Curling Club pin, 106 years old, that he believes belonged to his father Garfield Holt, who curled here at that time. Now called the Rose City Curling Club, local curlers will be hosting the Grand Slam of Curling from Jan. 16 to 21 that will feature 11 Olympic Games teams at the Recreation Centre.

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Looking Back

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25 Years Ago This Week – from Jan. 12, 1993 edition • The Craft House promoted their Winter 1993 classes. Everything from refurbishing old lawn chairs to decoration techniques for wedding cakes and other special occasion cakes.

The free draw, made on Dec. 31st, was held after the launch of an exciting new line of home and business design décor p pieces.

Camrose Machine and Welding now offers awesome steel designs ranging from fr ornamental items to bed headboards…

• City of Camrose Economic Development coordinator, Dennis Twomey, summarized a terrific 1992 year in Camrose construction. Permits came in at 17.5 million, an increase of 18.5% over 1991.

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• Canada Safeway advertised a 10¢ Sale. Included in the sale were 8 oz. potatoes, kiwis, oranges and peppers at 10¢ each.

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Little ones enjoy a light up New Year’s Eve celebration

Lori Larsen, Camrose Booster Three-year-old Aria-Rose Levesque sported her Happy New Year crown, part of the swag given away during the Light up the Night New Year’s Eve event held on Dec. 31 at the Camrose Recreation Centre. Guests were treated to amazing light decorations, music by Much Music, laser light show, free swimming and skating and a ton of fun.

Murray Green, Camrose Booster Nathaniel Doupe and his sister Annabelle follow the footprints to guide them during the New Year’s Eve Light Up the Night event on Dec. 31.


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The 32nd annual Canadian Bull Congress is scheduled for Jan. 26 and 27 at the Camrose Regional Exhibition and invites residents to come and take part in an amazing show of beef and brawn. The School Education Program will take place on Jan. 23 and 24 from 9:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. This program is sponsored by Camrose County and offers school-aged children an opportunity to learn about safety and operations of the agriculture industry through presentations and demonstrations. On Jan. 23, there will also be an open evening for the public. Move-in day will take place on Jan. 25 with the Sponsor and Exhibitor Social taking place from 6:30 until 9:30 p.m.

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FLAGS Lori Larsen, Camrose Booster The Pen of Three was a popular event at last year’s Bull Congress.

The show opens on Friday, Jan. 26 at 9 a.m. Camrose residents are encouraged to come and see the efforts of junior exhibitors and 4-H members as they show their hard work in the ring. The evening will round up with the Steak Challenge and Taste of Beef Banquet featuring entertainment by standup comedian Howie Miller. Miller has wowed audiences for over 10 years as one of Canada’s only Native American comedians. He has performed at all the major Canadian comedy festivals including the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, the Halifax Comedy Festival and the prestigious Montreal Just for Laughs Festival. Miller can also be seen on the Comedy Network in his own half-hour Comedy Now special. On Saturday, Jan. 27, the show will open at 9 a.m. and will include the junior bull show, pen of three bull show, senior bull show, mature bull show and the popular Bull-nanza. For more information or to purchase tickets, telephone 780-672-3640.

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An excellent opportunity exists for a highly motivated Parks Director to join our dynamic and committed team. The Parks Director will be responsible for all management, planning, development and operations of the Parks Section of our Community Services Department. This position reports to the General Manager of Community Services and has 9 direct reports and approximately 40 temporary summer seasonal positions. Some of the duties of this position include: FUNCTIONS: • Planning, developing and administering both Operational and Capital budgets for the Parks Section. • Ordering, purchasing and managing of all equipment required for Parks Operations. • Provide strong leadership within the Parks work unit. • Responsible for the recruitment, scheduling, supervising, managing and performance management of Parks employees. • Coordination of Cemetery Operations. • Coordination of pest control, herbicide and pesticide applications. • Coordination of the Swan program. • Coordination of tree, grass and natural spaces care. QUALIFICATIONS: • A post-secondary degree in Recreation Administration or a combination of equivalent education and experience may be considered. • Certification in Turf Management and Arbor Care. • Pesticide License (landscape, industrial, rodent). • Memberships in ISA Prairie Chapter, ARPA and RFP considered an asset. • Strong background in Health and Safety. Program certification considered an asset. • Experience with collective agreements considered an asset. • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a strong customer service approach. • Demonstrated professionalism and well developed leadership skills. • The successful applicant will be required to produce a current and satisfactory Driver’s Abstract and Police Information Check. HOURS OF WORK: Hours of work are typically 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. ANNUAL SALARY: The City of Camrose has a progressive salary and benefit package. The starting salary for this position will be established based on qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. APPLICATIONS: Individuals interested in this position are invited to submit a cover letter and resumé to the address below by January 19, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. We appreciate and consider all applications; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. CONTACT: City of Camrose Attention: Human Resources Mailing Address: 5204-50 Avenue, Camrose, AB T4V 0S8 P: 780-672-4426 | F: 780-672-2469| E: hr@camrose.ca | W: www.camrose.ca

If you wish to participate, please bring your tree to 4402-51 Avenue (Recycling Depot) between December 27, 2017 and February 28, 2018. Your Christmas tree will be chipped for use as mulch material and soil conditioner (no artificial trees please). Please ensure that any metals such as nails, bolts, or decorations are removed prior to placement in the recycle bunker. For more information, contact City of Camrose at 780-672-4428.

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PUBLIC NOTICE INVITATION FOR QUOTATION

The Community Services Department is inviting interested parties to submit Quotation for the 2018 Municipal Tree Pruning Program listed below in the City of Camrose. This involves the following areas: Item 1: Tree Pruning – Enevold Drive from Camrose Drive to 61 Street Item 2: Tree Pruning – 43 Avenue from 58 Street to Mount Pleasant Drive Item 3: Tree Pruning – 47 Avenue from Mount Pleasant Drive to 61 Street Item 4: Tree Pruning – 47 Avenue from 56 Street to Mount Pleasant Drive Item 5: Tree Pruning – 45 Avenue from Mount Pleasant Drive to 65 Street Item 6: Tree Pruning – 66A Street from Enevold Drive to 3717B Avenue Quotation forms and further information are available from the Community Services Department offices located in the Camrose Aquatic Centre. Telephone inquiries are to be directed to Mr. Chris Clarkson, Parks Director at 780-672-9195. Quotations will be accepted on the forms provided only, no later than 3:00 pm, January 19, 2018.

Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP). The personal information recorded on the application form is being collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act. The information will be used for the purpose(s) of employee recruitment and administration and is protected by the privacy provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act. If you require additional information concerning the collection and use of this personal information, please contact the FOIP Officer at 780-672-4426.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Are you passionate about your community? Consider volunteering for a Council appointed Committee! The City of Camrose is seeking adult residents to serve as Members at Large on the following Committees: Camrose Green Action Committee (1 Member) The Camrose Green Action Committee is a committee that serves as a “think tank” to generate proposals aimed at improving Camrose as a “green community”, to research “environmental best practices”, to act as an education function by informing citizens of Camrose of prudent environmental practices and to provide Council with recommendations for green action. Camrose Youth are eligible and encouraged to apply. The Committee meets on a monthly basis or as deemed necessary. Make a difference! For more information on the appointment process and to obtain an application form, visit www.camrose.ca or contact City Hall at 780-672-4426. Please submit applications via: fax to 780-672-2469 OR email: jwallace@camrose.ca OR in person at City Hall, 5204-50 Avenue.

BIRTHS

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Camrose, on December 29, at 91 years of age. Donald Ray Anderson of Beaumont, formerly of Sherwood Park, on December 31, at 76 years of age. Christina McNalley of

Camrose Transit Advisory Committee (2 Members) The Community Transit Advisory Committee is an advisory body to Council that acts as a Steering Committee for future Transit Assessments and needs. The Committee has followed up on the recommendations written by the previous Community Transportation Advisory Committee on transit models and options, and continues to be involved with the City of Camrose with the Trial Taxi Subsidy Program. The Committee will continue to work with the City of Camrose to develop a long term transit vision for the City. The Committee meets on a monthly basis or as deemed necessary. Committee/Board Legend: Environmental

Tofield, on January 1, at 100 years of age. Shirley Muriel Walkley of Camrose, formerly of Calgary, on January 2, at 84 years of age. Shirley “Joan” Deanna Burfield of Camrose, formerly

Planning/Infrastructure

of Edmonton, on January 3, at 79 years of age. Iola Evylyn (nee Ray) Alm of Camrose, formerly of Mirror, on January 3, at 89 years of age. Violet Marie Coultis of Camrose, formerly of

Stettler, on January 3 at 81 years of age. Douglas Kenneth Banack of Camrose, on January 5, at 68 years of age. Evelyn June French of Camrose, formerly of Tofield, on January 5, at 97 years of age.


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When you drink alcohol, you may be putting your health and safety at risk. Your risk of harm increases with each drink that you have. And your risk of harm increases with how often you drink at amounts above the low-risk drinking guidelines, even if you do this only now and then. Drinking alcohol may harm your liver, pancreas, nervous system, heart and brain. It can cause high blood pressure, depression, stomach problems or sexual problems. It can contribute to the development of some cancers, such as cancers of the mouth, throat, esophagus, liver, colon and breast. It can cause memory loss and affect your ability to think, learn and reason, cause harm to your developing baby (fetus) if you drink during pregnancy, according to Alberta Health Services. Alcohol can lead to problems at work, school or home, increase the risk of car crashes and violent behaviour. It can cause you to develop

an alcohol use problem. In general, limit how much you drink. You can reduce your long-term health risks by drinking no more than Canadian health experts recommend if you’re a man, have no more than three standard drinks a day on most days and no more than 15 drinks a week. If you’re a female, have no more than two standard drinks a day on most days and no more than 10 drinks a week. If you choose to drink, keep the amount of alcohol you drink within the recommended limits. Drinking at the upper limits should only happen once in a while, not every day or week. Plan nondrinking days every week to avoid developing a habit. Keep in mind that a safe amount of alcohol for one person may be too much for another. Because of things like age, sex, weight and health history, alcohol can affect people differently. If you’re an adult who doesn’t weigh a lot, is younger than 25 or older than 65, or isn’t used to drinking, you need to be even more careful about how much alcohol you drink.

If you choose to drink, here are some things you can do to reduce your risk of getting sick or injured: have a meal or a snack with your drink. Don’t drink on an empty stomach. Drink slowly. Don’t have more than two standard drinks in any three-hour period. Have a glass of water or non-alcoholic, caffeine-free beverage (such as a soft drink or fruit juice) between drinks. Avoid risky situations and activities. Don’t drink and drive, and don’t get in a car with a driver who has been drinking. Don’t take over-thecounter or prescription medicines that interact with alcohol. Limit how much you drink. If you think you’re drinking too much, you might want to cut back. Alberta Health Services offers a wide range of services for individuals looking for help for someone they care about, or for themselves. For more information, and to find an addictions services office near you, call the Addiction Helpline at 1-866-3322322. It’s free, confidential and available 24 hours a day.


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Taking care of number one By Lori Larsen

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The promise of a new year often brings about the promise of change. Resolutions to get into shape, eat properly, start a new job, start a new hobby and the list goes on. Perhaps all of which have a common theme, a new year a new you. The unfortunate part of many New Year’s resolutions is people start with good intentions but, for whatever reasons, give up too soon. This year, if you make and keep only one resolution, consider taking care of yourself, both physically and mentally. Here are some tips for putting your own well being first, thus ensuring you can be around to care for others. Pay attention to your body. Our bodies communicate with us all the time, but in our busy lives we may ignore sometimes subtle, sometimes not so subtle, signs and symptoms. If you have a new ache or something seems off, visit your physician and get properly diagnosed. Nobody knows your body better than you. Don’t ignore injuries. Take all injuries seriously and seek medical advice. With many of the other

methods of treatment such as physiotherapy, massage, chiropractic medicine, injuries can be treated at the root of the cause. Biorhythms are our bodies way of maintaining balance. Rest and activity should be equally as important in our everyday lives. Daily exercise combined with a proper night’s sleep help us maintain healthy bodies, minds and souls. Small intervals of exercise throughout the day may be easier to fit into busy schedules. Getting restorative sleep is immeasurable for maintaining your health and can actually help to stave off chronic disease and accidents as the result of sleep deprivation. Eating healthy foods and a well-balanced diet has been a mainstay in taking care of ourselves for years. The Canada Food Guides, available on the Government of Canada website at www.canada. ca/en/health-canada/services/canada-food-guides. html, offer tips on healthy food choices. Reducing stress is not always as easy as it sounds, yet is imperative in maintaining a healthy, happy

and productive you. Some simple stress-relieving tips that can be done with little to no interruption to your regular routine include: a few minutes of meditation each day; deep breathing and focusing on your breathing, which can quite literally be done while you sit at your desk; being present, slowing down, deeply relaxing and taking in your surroundings; reaching out for help (there is no shame in asking for help and it often provides benefits to both the person receiving and giving); and, once again, being in tune with your body. Do something you enjoy every day. That could mean reading, painting, gardening, playing with your children or pet, dancing, listening to music, singing, or even watching your favourite television show. Dedicate an hour of selfish indulgence. Make friends and socialize with them whether that be through email, telephone calls, getting together or joining a new group or organization. Social interaction with friends builds a sense of belonging and can do wonders for feelings of loneliness. Continued on page 16


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Giving up tobacco is easier said than done. Giving it up may be one of the toughest challenges you face in life, but it will also could be one of the most rewarding. Everyone who uses tobacco can benefit from quitting and gain the health rewards that come with it. When you quit cigarettes and other tobacco products – no matter how old you are – you can decrease your risk of early death, heart attack and stroke, cancer, lung disease and sexual and reproductive problems. There are other benefits to quitting as well, which are more immediate. For example, within 20 minutes of quitting smoking, your blood pressure drops to a level similar to what it was before your last cigarette. Within eight hours, the carbon monoxide level drops in your body and the oxygen level in your blood increases to normal. Within 48 hours, your chances of having a heart attack start to go down and your sense of smell and taste begin to improve. Within a year of quitting smoking, your risk of suffering a smoking-related heart attack is cut in half; so is your chance of getting cancer in your mouth, throat, esophagus, bladder, kidney and pancreas. And within five years of quitting, you have the same chance of having a stroke as a non-smoker, according to Alberta Health Services. Being tobacco-free also means you’re not exposing loved ones to secondhand and third hand smoke, and you’re setting a positive example for those around you who may be inspired to quit as well. Those are some pretty big rewards when you think about both yourself and your loved ones. People use tobacco for different reasons, and there is no shortage of good reasons to quit. Longevity, quality of life, the cost of cigarettes or chewing tobacco, the impact it has on your friends and loved ones: these are all factors that may motivate you. But even with all of the motivation, quitting can still be a difficult process. The nicotine in tobacco is an extremely addictive substance and when you stop using tobacco, your body starts to recover and you may feel strong symptoms of

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The concept of locally owned and operated drug stores and pharmacies is certainly dwindling across North America. A significant percentage of prescriptions are now filled by giant business conglomerates out of grocery stores, or by courier companies.

WE’RE DIFFERENT! • After 68 years you will still find us on Main Street! • We’ve grown, too – our second location adjoins the Smith Clinic. • Our approach is still the same too: all the time you need and want to learn about your prescription from patient-focused pharmacists. • You can count on us for a wide range of health supplies, as well as an impressive assortment of consumer merchandise. • We are locally owned and operated.

ABOUT YOUR PHARMACY RECORDS Your pharmaceutical records are your property. Come and talk to us to evaluate our business for yourself or simply request a transfer of your personal pharmacy records. – Brian Thiessen, Owner/Pharmacist Camrose Groves’ Value Drug Mart 4911-50 Street 780-672-2222

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Owner Gina Shiels, is back in our Camrose office, and will be taking appointments along with Registered Hearing Aid Practitioner, Joseph McGillivray, whom some of you will know from our Wetaskiwin location. Note from Gina, “We are thrilled to be back in Camrose and are really looking forward to catching up with our past and present clients. For the month of January, bring in a donation for the Camrose food bank and receive a complimentary hearing test! If you’re concerned about hearing loss, don’t wait another day to hear again! Our professional staff will discuss your options with you and, often, we can fit you the same day. me and Give us an hour of your time we’ll give you a lifetime off enjoyment.” Start the New Year Ph. 780-679-0900 • Duggan Mall, Camrose off right – Locations in Red Deer, Wetaskiwin, with better hearing! Innisfail and Camrose Walk-ins are welcome.

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Crisp vegetables, scrumptious salads, fresh breads and hearty soups … the choice is all yours The Norsemen’s menu also features a wide variety of specially prepared Heart Smart dishes which are low in fat, salt and sugar. And if you have a special request, our chef would be pleased to prepare your food to your specifications, whether it be poached, broiled or steamed.

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It’s not too late for your flu shot By Murray Green

Influenza season has arrived in Alberta. As of Dec 18, more than 1,470 cases of influenza have been confirmed in Alberta of which 260 have been hospitalized. Tragically, 10 have passed away according to Alberta Health Services.

No matter how healthy you think you are, if you haven’t yet been immunized this season, you’re at risk of contracting influenza. The good news? Influenza immunization is still available, free of charge, to all Albertans six months of age and older.

Start your year healthy and stay that way; get immunized today. For more information, including local clinic schedules, visit www.albertahealth services.ca/influenza or call Health Link Alberta at 1-866408-5465.

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Set goals but make them measurable, attainable and believable. Quite often people fail with New Year’s resolutions because they never believed they could achieve the goals in the first place. Be able to measure your success in a meaningful way. More exercise may mean less medication. Growing a garden may equal healthier eating. Before you set a goal, consider whether or not you can actually achieve it and is it realistic. If you cannot hold a tune, don’t aspire to be the next singing sensation, but taking voice lessons may be a viable option. Don’t make goals to suit others. Your goals should be relevant and rewarding to you and your life. First and foremost this year, try to put yourself first. Remember, you cannot assist others with their oxygen mask until yours is securely in place.


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Light Up the Night New Year’s Eve Lori Larsen and Murray Green, Camrose Booster Residents brought in the New Year at the Light up the Night New Year’s Eve event held at the Camrose Recreation Centre on Dec. 31 from 5 until 9 p.m. The evening included free skating with music by Much Music and a laser light show, free swimming, free hot chocolate, New Year’s Eve giveaways and a brilliant display of lights throughout the area. Photos clockwise. City of Camrose Arts director Jane Cherry-Lemire and Mayor Norm Mayer welcomed a crowd of people to the New Years Eve celebrations. Eight-year-old Olivia Wall of Camrose receives help tying her skates from her father Mike Wall, prior to hitting the ice at the EnCana Arena. City of Camrose councillor Kevin Hycha and wife Carol along with councillor Agnes Hoveland walk through the hallway of lights. Janine Carroll, left and Betty Johnson displayed the many items that are ready to be put into the City of Camrose time capsule which will be closed and re-opened again in 50 years.


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Scheffler returns with more comedy By Murray Green

Anne-Marie Scheffler has had success writing about her own experiences in life. Free Every Other Weekend is no exception. Last year, she thrilled the audience with her take on being a mother in Suddenly Mommy. This year, she has revealed her life as a person entering the dating world again. “I had such a great time last time I was there. It is so nice that the community liked the show enough to support me in coming back. This is my sequel to Suddenly Mommy that is super fun,” said Anne-Marie. “If they have seen Suddenly Mommy, then people will relate to some of the reoccurring characters like Terry. If you didn’t see the first one, don’t worry, you will enjoy this one with a new character Kendra.” She will be performing at the Jeanne and Peter Lougheed Performing Arts centre in two shows, Friday, Jan. 12 and Saturday, Jan. 13 at 8 p.m. “When I arrived last time, I came into the Lougheed Centre to check out some technical things at rehearsal. I drove in from another city and went straight there. I checked the fridge for the artists and a sign on the door said ‘Artists for your rider (look) in the fridge.’ I thought that was wonderful and opened the fridge and ate some food. Then I realized, I ate someone’s lunch,” laughed Anne-Marie. “That’s the story I share when I talk about Camrose.” This new comedy ref lects what happens when you’re newly divorced with kids. You go dating every other weekend. It’s a new kind of relationship comedy. Your whole life, you just wanted to get married and have babies. And just in the nick of time, you snagged a soulmate and started a family. But now your perfect life has fallen apart. Instead of the traditional family, you have an ex-husband and a parenting schedule. “This reflects my life.

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I’ve been having a good time touring with this show. It’s good to come back to most of the same venues and seeing familiar people. It’s nice to see sold out venues. People are loving the show. It is gratifying to see what you are doing has an impact on people’s lives.” This show is written and performed by Anne Marie of Second City Toronto, Just For Laughs, The Comedy Network, SPANK! The Fifty Shades Parody, Caroline’s on Broadway and Suddenly Mommy. This year, Anne-Marie will be performing two shows in the cabaret, rather than the large theatre. “It is always great to be intimate with your audience and it is a show that goes along with serving liquor. In places like Second City Chicago, Toronto and other popular venues, they serve alcohol, so I think the change is welcome for my show in Camrose as well,” explained Anne-Marie.

“The story is about dating again and sometimes that involves going to bars. One scene is set in a bar, so it is nice to have a glass of wine while you watch the show.” Anne-Marie has children aged 13 and 11. “The touring part affects the family, but sometimes they are able to come with me. “I want to get the message across that just because you go through a divorce, it can be a happy new beginning. This is a way to say to people that you are still sexy even if you have gone through some tough times,” shared Anne-Marie. “I was told this show brings in people who normally don’t come out to the theatres. They are coming out of the bars and into the theatre. It is fun to be the voice of the dating-again crowd. If I can make people laugh, I want to do it.”

Violinissimo concert joins violin with piano at Augustana Submitted

Guillaume Tardif on violin and Roger Admiral on piano present Violinissimo III on Thursday, Jan. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the Augustana Campus Faith and Life Chapel. This recital features works for violin and piano, transcribed or composed by violinists. Canadian violinist Guillaume Tardif pursues an active career as a performer and pedagogue. He regularly travels on recital tours and appears as a soloist with orches-

tras in prominent venues in Europe, South and North America, and Asia–most recently at Carnegie-Weill Hall in Paganini’s 24 Caprices. He often performs repertoire ranging from early music to contemporary works and introduces many lesserknown works and original compositions, cadenzas and arrangements. Guillaume Tardif is the associate professor of Violin and String Area coordinator at the department of music, University of Alberta. He has been a guest artist or professor

at various universities and conservatories. He is often involved as an adjudicator for competitions and music foundations, and leads the Enterprise Quartet concerts in Edmonton and the Alberta String Association. Camrose’s own Roger Admiral, pianist, performs solo and chamber music repertoire spanning the 18th through the 21st century. Known for his dedication to contemporary music, Roger has commissioned and premiered many new compositions.

He works regularly with UltraViolet (New Music Edmonton) and Aventa Ensemble (Victoria), and performs as part of Kovalis Duo with Montreal percussionist Philip Hornsey. Roger also teaches music lecture courses and coaches contemporary chamber music at the University of Alberta. For more information about Roger Admiral, including audio clips, see  rogeradmiral.com. For further information contact alisonminkus@ gmail.com.


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The Wine Soaked Preachers are making a return trip to Camrose on Saturday, Jan. 13 for a show at the Bailey Theatre. The Calgary-based band performed on the 2017 Big Valley Jamboree main stage and participated in the song writers’ tent. “We have received lots of positive comments about The Wine Soaked Preachers,” said Tom Gerling, CEO of the Camrose Regional Exhibition. These five urban cowboys are known for writing and preaching their own style of Alberta-soaked music. “We started off as a two-piece Corb Lund tribute band,” said Jay Bilyk, vocalist and guitarist. “We named ourselves after a Corb song ‘Case of The Wine Soaked Preacher.’ We’ve come a long way since then. We have added three members and produced lots of original songs, though we always throw in a couple Corb’s songs.” The band has four CD releases since 2012. They are currently touring, promoting their album, The Same Old Town. The Wine Soaked Preachers’ music has been described as country, folk, roots, blue grass and western. Their catchy lyrics such as, “Stinkweed and Sweet Clover” and “Hey Girl” have been fan favourites.

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Douglas Kenneth Banack October 23, 1949 ~ January 5, 2018 Douglas Kenneth Banack of Camrose, Alberta passed away on Friday, January 5, 2018 at the age of 68 years. Left to cherish his memory are his children Jody Banack of Daysland, Matthew (Jennifer) Banack of Camrose and Carla (Kelly) Schacher of Camrose; seven grandchildren; the mother of his children Terry Banack; and siblings Paulette Forget of Medicine Hat, Dale Banack of Edmonton and Darren (Charlene) Banack of Two Hills. Doug was predeceased by his parents Ken and Marie Banack. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 from Valleyview Cemetery, Camrose with Rev. Larry Pederson officiating. If family and friends so desire, memorial contributions are gratefully accepted to the Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute (11220-83 Avenue NW, Edmonton, AB T6G 2B7). To send condolences, please visit www.burgarfuneralhome. com.

September 17, 1941 ~ December 31, 2017 Donald Ray Anderson was born on September 17, 1941 in Edberg, Alberta. He passed away on December 31, 2017 in Edmonton at the University Hospital due to lung infection and respiratory failure. He was predeceased by his father Wilfred Anderson; mother Lila Anderson; brother Wayne Anderson; and sister Yvonne Olson. Don is survived by his loving wife Carol Anderson; his sons Steven Anderson (Laura Lee) and Nori Anderson (Shelley); six grandchildren; and one greatgranddaughter. An internment and viewing will be held at Highland Park Cemetery at 10 o’clock on Thursday morning, January 11, 2018, followed by a memorial service at Ellerslie Road Baptist Church (10603 Ellerslie Road SW, Edmonton, AB T6W 1A1) at 1 o’clock, followed by refreshments. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made to the Gideons International in Canada or the Alberta Lung Transplant Association. To send condolences, please visit www.burgarfuneralhome. com.

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Violet Marie Coultis April 3, 1936 ~ January 3, 2018 Violet Marie Coultis of Camrose, formerly of Stettler, Alberta, passed away on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at the age of 81 years. A funeral service was held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 from Burgar Memorial Chapel with Rev. Jack Schulze officiating. Interment will take place in Valleyview Cemetery, Camrose following the service. To send condolences, please visit www.burgarfuneralhome. com.

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Shirley Joan Deanna Burfield January 24, 1938 ~ January 3, 2018 Shirley “Joan” Deanna Burfield of Camrose, formerly of Edmonton, Alberta, passed away on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at the age of 79 years. Left to cherish her memory are her husband Harry of Camrose; daughter Leslie (Bob) McNeill of Campbellville, Ontario; and grandchild Sydney McNeill. She was predeceased by her parents Stewart and Mabel Boyd; and siblings Jack, Joyce, Eileen and Kelly. No formal public service will be held. If family and friends so desire, memorial contributions are gratefully accepted to the charity of one’s choice. To send condolences, please visit www.burgarfuneralhome. com.

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Luella Elvina Ramsey February 3, 1928 ~ December 25, 2017 Luella Elvina Ramsey (nee Rasmussen) was born February 3, 1928 to Laura and Arthur Rasmussen on the farm west of Edberg, Alberta. She is survived by her sister Devina (Gordon) Dennis of Camrose; sister-in-law Ruth Ramsey of Camrose; lifelong friend of the family Kaye (Stephen) Innes of Edberg; and numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. Luella was predeceased by her husband Leroy; parents Arthur and Laura Rasmussen; grandparents; and stepfather Melvin Nystrom. Luella attended school for eleven years in Edberg, walking two-and-a-half miles to school and home from the farm south of Edberg. She graduated from Business School and worked at the main Imperial Bank in Edmonton, Alberta, then at the Imperial Bank in Ferintosh. After marriage to Leroy on February 8, 1950, Luella kept books for the Edberg creamery for years, and then managed the Edberg Co-op store for 25 years, as well as farmed with Leroy until they retired in 1982. Then they wintered in Mesa, Arizona for 15 years, enjoying golfing almost every day. Luella and Leroy were the perfect hosts and enjoyed entertaining all their friends here as well as in Mesa, Arizona. Luella was noted for her cooking and baking, especially her “Flapper Pie” and angel food cake. She was District Deputy for the Royal Purple and a charter member. She was an active member of Edberg Lutheran Church, Edberg Lutheran Ladies’ Aid, Edberg Home Circle and a longtime member of Camrose Golf Club. The family are all very grateful of the care Luella received from the staff on Level 1 at Rosehaven Care Center and Bashaw Meadows. A Funeral Service was held at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 from Messiah Lutheran Church with Rev. Julianna WehrfritzHanson officiating. If family and friends so desire, memorial contributions are gratefully accepted to Edberg Lutheran Church. To send condolences, please visit www.burgarfuneralhome.com.

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Wastewater treatment plant upgrades By Lori Larsen

Separate Schools in Alberta

The recent and ongoing dispute between the Province of Alberta and the Alberta Catholic school system over sex education curriculum, especially on the issue of LGBTQ relationships, brings to light questions that have existed in Canada since Confederation, namely whether publicly funded separate religious schools should exist in Canada and how conflicts between religious doctrine and state policy should be resolved. Daniel Sims, At the heart of these conHistory, Augustana cerns is the French-English Campus, University divide that emerged in British of Alberta North America following the conquest of New France. Immigration and secularization have since obscured this fact; but it is also the case that at one time Roman Catholic was equated to French, while Protestant was equated to English—and in most provinces—the public school system. This might seem highly problematic to us today, but at a time when religion was part of the curriculum for all schools in Canada, it was seen as a way of avoiding conflict. At one time, Roman Catholicism was equated with the French population and school system, while Protestantism was equated with English Canadians and the public schools outside of Quebec. Immigration and secularization have since obscured this fact and while this might seem highly problematic to us today, at a time when religion was part of the curriculum for all schools in Canada, it was seen as a way of avoiding conflict. Since education is constitutionally a provincial manner, each province is free to establish its own school systems. Three provinces–British Columbia, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island–chose not to establish a publicly funded separate school system, meaning that in these provinces private schools have limited access to public funding and, therefore, must be self-sufficient. Indeed, prior to 1977 BC refused to fund any school outside of the public school system. All of the other provinces have or have had a publicly funded separate school system. Newfoundland-Labrador took it to the extreme: when it joined Canada in 1949 it had seven denominationally-based school systems. And although union would begin in 1969 with an Anglican, United Church and Salvation Army integrated school system, it was not until after two referendums in 1995 and 1997 that a single system was implemented there in the 1998-99 academic year. About 108 years earlier Manitoba had done the same, much to the anger of the Métis, who had fought for a bilingual-bicultural west during the Red River Resistance. Technically not aimed at French education, this move was nevertheless seen as an attack on Franco-Manitobans as whole since they were predominantly Roman Catholic. Attempts to get the federal and imperial governments to reverse this move failed, and the Laurier-Greenway Compromise effectively “ended” the issue in 1896 by allowing extra-curricular religious instruction in schools. As far we know no one lost their life because of the Manitoba Schools Question. The same cannot be said for the New Brunswick Schools Question. In this case, the province created a unified school system in 1871 much to the anger of the Acadians. Many refused to pay the new schools taxes and two individuals were killed following rioting in 1875: Acadian Louis Mailloux and militia man John Gifford. Foreshadowing the Laurier-Greenway Compromise appeals to the federal and imperial governments failed and the “solution” found was allowing extra-curricular religious instruction. Publicly funded separate school systems are protected by Section 93 of the Constitution Act 1867. Section 93 emerged from a time in Canadian history when it was assumed Canadians belonged to western Christian faiths and could be categorized based on which side their Church took during the Protestant Reformation. This policy excludes Eastern Christians and nonChristians. Yet in many provinces it remains in place because of the Constitution. Currently, the province of Alberta is attempting a Québec approach–enforcing uniform curriculum. It raises the question, however, of why have a publicly funded separate Catholic school system if you won’t allow it to be Catholic? Moreover, as others have argued, this present debate can’t be simply regarded as a case of religious freedoms versus LGBTQ rights because there are those who find themselves at the intersection. Some LGBTQ people find great meaning and purpose in their faith and want to remain in their Catholic communities. Their faith, just like their sexual orientation and gender identity, is equally important to their identity and informs how they conduct their lives.

The City of Camrose Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade is moving along and the anticipated $40 million project will not only satisfy provincial mandates, but will ensure even cleaner wastewater returning to the environment. “We began this project back in late 2008,” said City of Camrose director of engineering Jeremy Enarson. “Since that time, we have been working on the conceptual and preliminary designs.” Enarson went on to say the preliminary design stage of the project is now complete and has been submitted to the province to ensure approval for the next steps of the project. “We are at the end of a major milestone and about to jump into detail design which we hope to be complete by the end of July (this year).” “At that point, we will essentially have construction drawings and specifications and be able to solicit bids from contractors.” Because this project will involve a multi-million dollar contract, the City foresees a lot of competition for the bid to complete the project which, in turn, could mean some competitive pricing. “A lot of big companies will likely sharpen their pencils as good as they can because they will want this job.” The goal is to award the contract by October to one or two general contractors. “At that point, it will be winter and there won’t be too much on-site construction, but the contractors can start securing their materials in order to hit the ground running in the spring (March) of 2019.” The contractor(s) will then work straight through the summer months of 2019 on components such as earth moving and building lagoons–work that can only be done when the ground is not frozen and in dry conditions. “By the winter of 2019, most of the structures should be built so the contractor(s) can begin work inside the structures for the winter of 2019-20 and then, in the summer of 2020, they can do work on the outside again including the final tie-ins by the fall of 2020,” said Enarson. The project is estimated to have a 20-month construction period, with a forecasted date of completion in late 2020 or early 2021. “We will basically have an upgraded wastewater treatment plant by 2021,” which is about one year prior to the allotted date mandated by the provincial government. “We have to have it done by July 2022. Having it completed for 2021 will give us about a

Lori Larsen, Camrose Booster City of Camrose director of engineering Jeremy Enarson holds a couple of the plastic discs that will be used to help remove the amount of phosphorous and nitrogen in Camrose wastewater.

year of buffer in the event of any construction delays, so we shouldn’t have any issues of compliance with the province.” By doing so, the City will continue to maintain its already positive working relationship with the province. While technically, the upgrade to the wastewater treatment plant is mandated by provincial legislation, Enarson further explained that the sooner the upgrade is complete, the sooner the City will be sending cleaner wastewater back into the environment. “Anything we can do to advance of that timeline, that will obviously have a positive benefit to the environment. We are going to have higher quality wastewater being discharged back to the environment one year sooner than we are legislated.”

The government regulates that all wastewater treatment facilities meet requirements in 10-year time frames. “The City of Camrose wastewater treatment plant meets all the regulatory requirements now, but within the next 10-year time frame, the rules are going to change and we want to make sure that we are also meeting the new rules when they come into effect,” indicated Enarson. “The upgrades to the wastewater treatment plant will help us remove phosphorous and nitrogen from going into the Battle River and Driedmeat Lake.” For the detailed report on the Wastewater Treatment Plant project or more information, visit the City of Camrose website at www. camrose.ca.

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faux pas on the way to falling in love. A young man in a restaurant has fallen into a Philadelphia (a Twilight Zone-like state in which he cannot get anything he asks for). Norman walks into ordinary Flora’s shop looking for a souvenir of his travels and together they find whirlwind romance, spurred on by a wacky translator. A cautionary fable tells how Rob and Laura face a menace in their living room: a television that talks back to them and threatens to swallow them whole. Finally, an old man is locked in the garden of his memories, locked there because he can only speak in disjointed syllables. His three daughters who are with him in this moment can’t understand what he is getting at, and they are becoming increasingly impatient.

Lives of the Saints plays Camrose Composite High School students will be directing and performing in a series of one act plays on Jan. 17 at the Jeanne and Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre. The show called Lives of the Saints–One Act Plays begin at 8 p.m. Drama classes from Grades 10 to 12 will be sharing one act plays written by David Ives and John O’Brien that could make you laugh out loud, while pondering life. The local version is directed by CCHS drama teacher Stephen Cole and Grade 12 students Josh Mah, Josh Nyback and James Rostad. It starts out with two people meeting in a cafe and finding their way through a conversational minefield as an offstage bell interrupts their false starts, gaffes and


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Open Door services and programs continue to grow By Lori Larsen

In a presentation to City of Camrose Council, Camrose Open Door executive director, Jessica Hutton explained how the organization continues to grow in serving the needs of youth ages 12 to 24 (can include families) who may find themselves at risk. The Open Door works with a staff consisting of the executive director (Hutton), case manager supervisor, outreach navigator, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder coordinator, administrative assistant, donation /communication coordinator and five youth support workers in Camrose and one in Tofield and a staff member in Lougheed, providing services in rural situations and in the community. “Whoever gives us a call and needs us, that is where we are going,” said Hutton. She continued by describing a variety of reasons why a person may seek help, including domestic violence, neglect/ child abuse, personal/family addictions, disabilities, help finding a rental home or job, help with budgeting or completing school. “Or they may need large-scale support, which is full shelter and everything that comes with that. “One of the things The Open Door is well known for is meeting individuals where they are at and that is a huge piece of how we do our work. We don’t put a lot of expectations on an individual right away. We work with them through their journey as they move forward.” The Open Door shelter houses eight emergency beds and four transitional suites. “An individual comes in during an emergency and we provide them the immediate shelter they need. The point of the transition suite is to be able to move them forward while they learn how to live independently; then, when they have graduated from the transition suite, they can find a place on their own,” explained Hutton. Hutton also noted that over the past year there have been four months in which the shelter has been over capacity and unable to take in individuals because of the amount of calls for service. “Our numbers have steadily increased in the last year. We are seeing more and more calls for help.” Hutton explained that the outreach is The Open Door’s largest program and is responsible for doing everything from providing some of the services in schools in the City as well as in outlying areas and has a 24/7 support line for individuals requiring service. “Counselling is a huge part of what we do to help

individuals throughout their journey. We also have an FASD (Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder) support program meeting the needs of individuals who have been diagnosed with FASD. It is a very busy program for us,” remarked Hutton. One of the major services The Open Door provides is basic needs. “We provide food, clothing, anything the individual needs. If they come to us two days away from their pay cheque or income support and they suddenly have a crisis and don’t have the money or capacity to purchase something, we are often the place they come so they do not end up homeless. We do a lot of prevention.”

ation. “We are able to provide them with a notarized ID free of charge, done with a lawyer who volunteers her time.” In partnership with the Camrose Public Library, the Open Door has developed a Wednesday evening meal and a safe place where individuals can come together for an activity and interaction. Hutton spoke about The Open Door’s Youth Mentorship program. “It involves pairing some of our young individuals with individuals in this community who have a lot to offer them. We are always looking for mentors.” Hutton described the newly activated Camrose and Area Integrated Youth

local schools. “We need to partner up so we can stretch our dollars and extend our services.” With regards to donations, Hutton related that there are 26 streams of funding coming together into what The Open Door does and these funds are further divided into the different aspects of the organization. The Open Door also relies heavily on donations from the community. Two major fundraisers, the Gala and Golf Tournament provide another vital source of funding. Council inquiries

Councillor Max Lindstrand inquired as to whether or not there is a limitation on the length of stay at the shelter.

Lori Larsen, Camrose Booster Ashton Barclay, left, client of the Camrose Open Door goes over some paperwork with Open Door Case Manager supervisor Wayne Wilson.

Hutton also explained that The Open Door supplies meals at the shelter. “When our shelter is full, we have twelve 16- and 17-year-old males and females and that is a lot of food.” Another program recently added to the services provided by The Open Door is the Tenant Education Program in partnership with Alberta Real Estate Foundation. “It’s a training certificate program done with individuals in preparation for learning how to rent. They learn what their rights and responsibilities are in rentals,” explained Hutton. “We have found this very useful and it is now on our website, so anyone can access it, including the general public.” The ID program gives The Open Door the capacity to have notarized identification done for individuals seeking assistance, especially in the event they are fleeing from a bad situ-

Hub in partnership with the Camrose Primary Care Network. “The objective behind the Hub is to get individuals whatever they need, such as connections to family doctors or Alberta Health Services wherever they need, without the risk of them falling through the cracks. We are now able to do that with what we call a warm transfer, quickly and seamlessly. These are potential areas where we were losing our youth and young adults in the referral process, for whatever reason.” Hutton went on to say the Province of Alberta is using the Camrose Hub as a pilot program for the rest of Alberta. Other community partners The Open Door works closely with include Camrose Police Service and RCMP, Camrose and District Victim Services, Child and Family Services, the University of Alberta Augustana Campus, Battle River School District and

“We could always use more beds, but we also try very hard to not have someone come into the shelter,” replied Hutton. “The shelter is used for us as a last resort because we want to empower the individuals to stay where they are and create their own natural supports around them rather than relying on the shelter. However, that is not always the case.” As for the length of stay at the shelter, Hutton indicated they do not put a cap on it. “We could end up with a youth in shelter for a year or more. If they are going to school and they are working, that is what we are going to ask of them.” She went on to say that while the shelter is meant to provide a safe place for these individuals, the staff encourages and assists them in transitioning into their own safe environment. Councillor David Ofrim asked Hutton about the success of the youth

mentorship program and response from the community. Hutton said, “We have had a lot of response from the community. A rough number would be about 20 active mentors. We like to have only one individual with one mentor so they can create a long-lasting mentorship.” Ofrim also inquired as to the number of in-town versus out-of-town individuals. Hutton indicated there were currently 120 open files at The Open Door. “In terms of numbers, Camrose compared to elsewhere, there are seven people outside of Camrose.” Councillor PJ Stasko wondered in what ways could the relationship between the City of Camrose and The Open Door be improved. Hutton replied. “We could look at opportunities for partnership in terms of things that we currently pay for or would like donated back to us, such as aquatic passes. We could use so many of them.” Mayor Norm Mayer asked approximately what the demand would be for aquatic passes “If we gave one a week, that would be 12, the capacity at the shelter,” replied Hutton. “It is a good distraction for the individuals and what they are dealing with. The individuals get great use out of them.” Councillor Lindstrand asked if The Open Door was benefitting from the taxi token program. Hutton was quick to say the program was vastly beneficial and that they could easily use three times the amount they currently receive. Councillor Agnes Hoveland asked who prepares all the meals for the individuals using The Open Door and shelter, and how many volunteers were presently helping with The Open Door. Hutton said the staff, along with assistance from the individuals, prepare all the meals. “It depends on the group of individuals we have in the shelter. Some are to the point where they are helping and we are teaching life skills, but if we have somebody who has been very traumatized, the last thing we think about is having them cook their meals. We simply make the meals until they are at the point where they are able to help. “As for volunteers, we have over 30. Some help at the shelter, some work in the office – multiple volunteers doing multiple different roles for us. We also rely quite heavily and love having the Community Service Learning students from Augustana.”


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Kroetch brought 1957 Chevy back to life By Murray Green

Fred Kroetch from Daysland always took a shining to turning unwanted old vehicles into a desired automobile by restoring it to its former glory. The 1957 Chevrolet is a car which was introduced by Chevrolet in September 1956 for the 1957 model year. It was available in three series models: the upscale Bel Air, the mid-range 210 and the 150. A two-door station wagon, the Nomad was produced as a Bel Air model. An upscale trim option called the “Delray” was available for 210 two-door sedans. It is a popular and sought after classic car. These vehicles are often restored to their original condition and sometimes modified. The car’s image has been frequently used in toys, graphics, music, movies and television. The ‘57 Chevy, as it is often known, is an auto icon. He currently drives a 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air four door hard top to local car shows. “I have had this car for six years and it was from the ground up restoration. It was in pretty bad shape when I found it,” recalled Fred. “I like to re-build all kinds of cars, but this is one of the nicest. I put about $25,000 into this car on parts alone. I like that it is a four door car because my grandchildren can get in the back and go for a ride.” The back doors are different than in a sedan. The front door and to the grille is the same. “Its the back doors that set this car apart from other Bel Air models,,” he said. “The car came with a 283 motor, but I changed it to a 350. At that time I couldn’t find a good 283 motor, so went with a reliable 350 engine.” For 1957 there were four standard engine options, a 235.5 cubic inch inline sixcylinder producing 140 hp, a 265 cu in V8 Turbo-Fire producing 162 hp and two 283 cu in V8s: a Turbo-Fire twin-barrel carburetor producing 185 hp and a Super Turbo-Fire four-barrel carburetor developing 220 hp. Once completed, he enjoys taking it easy and driving a fair distance. “We have been down to the Unit-

CLASSIC ‘57 CHEVY

Murray Green, Camrose Booster Fred Kroetch stands by his choice of restoring a historical vehicle with his 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air. He has re-built a lot of cars over the years, but admits the ‘57 Chevy is one of his favourites.

ed States, up to Fort McMurray and to B.C. with it . I enjoy going to car shows and travelling with it.” Fred has always loved a challenge. “To me, the older vehicles are a challenge to restore. It is a nice looking car. They run good until they break down.” He approaches each vehicle the same as putting together a difficult puzzle. “A piece of tin is a piece of a tin. They all go together. I have re-built several vehicles over the years,” said Fred. Collectors today love the power generated by the car with classic designs in the 55 to 57 years. Today, the Bel Air series of Chevrolets from 1953 to 1957 are far and away the most desirable models for collectors. However, Bel Air models do have appeal and do sport a fair amount of chrome trim and deluxe interior appointments, making them attractive and comfortable. General Motors executives wanted an entirely new car for 1957, but pro-

duction delays necessitated the 1955-56 design for one more year. Ed Cole, chief engineer for Chevrolet, dictated a series of changes that significantly increased the cost of the car. These changes included a new dashboard, sealed cowl, and the relocation of air ducts to the headlight pods, which resulted in the distinctive chrome headlight that helped make the ‘57 Chevrolet a classic. Fourteen-inch wheels replaced the fifteen-inch wheels from previous years to give the car a lower stance, and a wide grille was used to give the car a wider look from the front. The now famous ‘57 Chevrolet tailfins were designed to duplicate the wide look in the rear. Bel Air models were given gold trim: the mesh grille insert and front fender chevrons, as well as the “Chevrolet” script on the hood and trunk, were all rendered in anodized gold. The 1957 Chevrolets did not have an oil pressure gauge or a voltmeter. The base engine was an

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Local athletes enter Games By Murray Green

The Alberta Winter Games run Feb. 16 to 19 in Fort McMurray. The Alberta Winter Games is a multi-sport event for developing athletes, aged 11 to 17 years old. The Winter Games were first hosted in 1976 in Banff, and occur each even-numbered year. The athletes are selected to represent

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VALENTINE’S DANCE – Music by the Emeralds, Norsemen Inn, Feb. 10, 8 p.m. to midnight. Doors open 7:30 p.m. Ring raffles, lunch provided. Tickets $25, phone 780-672-5242 or at the Norsemen Inn. 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.

RDA REQUIRED – at City Centre Dental, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Please fax resumé to 780-672-3089 or email to ccdcamrose@hotmail.com TIRAS DAIRIES INC. – Maintenace Man / Millwright. Experience working in manufacturing environment would be an asset. Knowledge of preventative maintenance of equipment is a must. Hours of work may vary. Some evenings and weekends will be required. Wages dependent on experience. Please submit your resumé one of the following ways: In person to 3712-42 Ave., Camrose; Mail: 3712-42 Ave., Camrose, AB T4V 4W3; Fax: 780-608-2492; Email: office@ tiras.ca. We thank all applicants for applying. We will contact those for interviews. OLD CINEMA NIGHT CLUB – DJ wanted, or will train. 780-800-1138. CLASS 1 DRIVER WITH SUPER B EXPERIENCE – to haul butane in both Alberta and Saskatchewan. Liquid experience an asset but not required. Must have H2S Alive, First Aid and 5-year commercial driver’s abstract. Please email di-grove@ hotmail.com with resumé and driver’s abstract. Closing date January 15.

ROSE CITY FARMERS’ MARKET – 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. Thursdays – Duggan Mall Mgr. Allan Johnson 780-678-0349 Non-profits/school organizations, call to book your FREE table rental. KINGMAN GRAINS FOR THE HUNGRY – A community project of the Kingman Marketing Group. A summary of the 2017 crop production. CELEBRATION BANQUET. Guest speaker: John Longhurst, Canadian Foodgrains Bank, Winnipeg, Manitoba. Musician and Auctioneer: Edward Schultz, Hay Lakes, Alberta. Friday, January 19, Kingman Community Hall. 5:30 p.m. doors open. 6 p.m. catered supper. 7 p.m. presentation and music. Ticket cost: $25 (Please reserve tickets by January 16). RSVP Bernie von Tettenborn 780-672-6976, Will and Marion Pattison 780672-6389. For more info see www.foodgrainsbank.ca 2018 CAMROSE & DISTRICT MUSIC FESTIVAL – April 16-20. Entry deadline Sat., February 10. Check the website: camrosemusicfesival.ca for Syllabus, entry forms, information. Donors and volunteers needed. Contact Nansee at 780-781-0342 or camrosefest@gmail.com

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FOR LEASE COMMERCIAL BUILDING – 5031-46 Street, Camrose. Available immediately. 18005400 sq. ft. in very nice building in great location on busy corner. Lots of signage, fresh exterior paint, new roof, large parking lot. Fenced yard, overhead door access. Owner willing to renovate to accommodate tenant’s needs. Call 780-608-5222. PRIME COMMERCIAL SPACE FOR LEASE Village Plaza, 4702-65 Street Next to Norsemen Inn, Smith Clinic, Duggan Mall, Duggan Cinemas 1,676 sq. ft., air conditioned Very well maintained building Ample parking for clients and staff Available January 1, 2018 Contact Daryl, 780-608-3288

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CAMROSE MOOSE HALL FOR RENT Ideal for weddings, banquets, any celebration or special occasion. Call 780-672-2505 ROOMS FOR RENT in the Scotney and Jacqueline character homes. Both are 2.5 blocks from university in Camrose. Clean, quiet and bright. Rent is $495 - $600 monthly plus DD and includes WiFi, utilities, recycle pick-up, yard care and snow removal. Partially furnished w/ shared laundry. (Some rooms are fully furnished for international students.) This is an affordable, quality accommodation that fills quickly. (Some rooms still available.) No partiers, smokers or pets allowed. Reduced rate over the summer for students. Please call Dave P., 780678-6163.

3-BEDROOM OR 2-BEDROOM SUITES – Self contained or with shared laundry. Walking distance to city centre and Augustana. 780-855-2240. PRIME DOWNTOWN OFFICE LOCATION – spacious 650 sq. ft., two offices, lobby area, lunchroom, elevator access. $700/mo. includes power, heat and water. Available immediately. 4917-50 Avenue. 780-679-5085. GREAT LOCATION – 2-bedroom suite. Newly renovated, spacious and bright. Centrally located, clean, quiet, non-smoking building. No children, no pets. Yardwork, snow shovelling provided. One month free rent on 12-month occupancy. Phone 780679-7090. ONE MONTH FREE – New 2-bedroom townhouse, energy efficient, quiet, superior craftsmanship. Five appliances including dishwasher, and laundry. Local owner managed. Seeking mature, responsible adult tenants. No smoking, no pets, no children. Yard work, snow shovelling provided. One month free rent on 1-year lease. 780-679-7090. MID-CITY PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, 1017197 Alberta Ltd. For All Your Rental Needs We have: • Duplexes • Houses • 4-Plexes • Condos • Apartments • Storage and more! Call 780-672-0662 or more info and listings or visit our ads on Kijiji TAMARACK PLACE Senior friendly community, smoke and pet-free. Features a social room, elevator and on-site manager. We are now accepting applications for our two-bedroom suites. All suites contain five appliances, including in-suite washer and dryer. Office hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon Ph. 780-678-2621 NICE QUIET PLACE – 4106-60 Street. One and two bedroom apartment suites, newly updated. Available immediately. 780-608-3820. ONE- AND TWO-BEDROOM APARTMENTS – These clean and quiet apartments are located close to downtown at 4914-52A Street. Immediate possession. 780-672-6188. 780-6792170. TWO-BEDROOM APT. SUITE – at 4402-49 Avenue. Renovated and quiet all-adult building. $850/mo. includes heat and water. No pets or smokers. Immediate possession. 780672-5369 or 780-608-7556. 3-BEDROOM MOBILE HOME – Southside Mobile Park. Pets allowed, smoking considered. $1,150/mo. + $1,150 DD. Water included. 587785-2057. Ask for Melissa.

ONE-BEDROOM APT. – $775, DD $600, two-bedroom apt., $900, DD $600. Water, heat, basic cable included. No pets, no partiers, no smokers. One month FREE with a oneyear lease. Call Dennis 780678-4368. ASPEN TERRACE 100, 4920-66 Street, Camrose 50% off January rent to qualified applicants 1 and 2 bedroom suites include fridge, stove, in-suite washer and dryer. Dishwasher in some suites. Elevator in one building. Includes heat, water, window coverings and one parking stall. Small pets welcome. SENIORS, ASK ABOUT OUR INCENTIVES! Call today – 780-672-8681 LOCALLY OWNED 4-PLEX Locally owned and operated four-plex, great location close to schools, university and downtown. Two-bedroom suites, open floor plan, five appliances. No shovelling snow or cutting grass, maintained by owner. Suites are like new, monthly rate very competitive. No pets, no smoking. Call Rick, 780-608-5000 or George, 780-678-7610 for info or viewing. SHORELINE APTS. – 4828-54 Street. Two-bedroom, bachelor with balcony. No pets, no smoking. Heat, water and laundry included. 780-621-8495. ONE-BEDROOM BASEMENT SUITE – shared laundry, no pets, smoke free, $700/ mo., utilities included. Text 780678-6140 to view. 5-BEDROOM, 3-BATH HOME – Clean, quiet and bright. Comes with laundry, one parking stall in garage. $1650/ mo. 780-678-6163. NEWER 2-BEDROOM, 3-STOREY DUPLEX – available February 1. Attached garage, close to University, all appliances. $1150/mo. Call John, 780-608-7386. 2-BEDROOM SUITE – $1000/mo. includes heat, water, power and private laundry. No smokers only. Call David 780672-3534.

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Registered Dental Assistant Full-time position starting February 1, 2018 for a maternity leave. Duties include sterilization and chair-side assisting. Bring resumé to

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Flagstaff County is recruiting for the permanent full-time position of

PAYROLL & BENEFITS OFFICER Summary of Position: The Payroll & Benefits Officer is responsible for processing payroll and the benefits plan for salaried and hourly employees and the elected officials, with some key responsibilities as follows: • Review timesheets for completion and accuracy and prepare for processing and review. • Process payroll file for direct deposit transmittal and/or cheque printing. • Process set ups and terminations of employees on the payroll system and produce Records of Employment. • Prepare benefit payments and reports for the Local Authorities Pension Plan (LAPP). • Update and maintain employee worksheets for vacation, sick and personal leave days. • Prepare remittance payments to the Receiver General for payroll deductions. • Prepare year-end requirements including payroll balancing, T4 preparation, LAPP, and Workers Compensation Board (WCB) annual reports. • Ensure the payroll and benefit accounts are balanced and reconciled to the General Ledger. • Develop a good working knowledge of payroll matters, including employment standards legislation, County policies, statutory deductions, pension plan and benefit programs. • Maintain the confidentiality of all records and only release information in accordance with County policy and applicable legislation. • Maintain payroll department filing to ensure an orderly and efficient filing system, including archiving and records clean up/destruction. Qualifications: • One (1) year post-secondary education in accounting with relation to payroll and benefits or equivalent experience. • Experience with payroll and benefits computer programs. • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications. • Excellent communication, organizational and accuracy skills. • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in the course of work, including the ability to work cooperatively in a team environment as well as independently. • Ability to perform a variety of tasks and prioritize the use of time to meet deadlines. For the full job description, please check our website at www.flagstaff.ab.ca Position Type: Hours of Work: Full-time Salary Range: Closing Date:

Permanent full-time 7 hours/day, 35 hours/week $54,255.32 to $66,727.19 January 19, 2018

Powerline Technician Apprentice Battle River Power Coop is a cooperative electric utility in Central Alberta supplying electricity to about 8200 rural members. We have a staff of about 50 employees engaged in all aspects of power distribution from installation to maintenance to billing, all administered from the same office near Camrose, Alberta. General Summary: • This is a four-year program to become a Journeyman Powerline Technician • Schooling will be done at NAIT every winter for 7 weeks at a time • It is a hands on learning under the direction of a Journeyman Powerline Technician Qualifications: • Class 5 Driver’s License with air endorsement • Must have team experience - developed ability to communicate with members of team and to be able to easily comprehend and follow instructions - must work well with others • Good health, strong physique and possess good body coordination • NAIT Requirements - Alberta High School Diploma with English 30-2, Math 30-3, Physics 30-3 or Chemistry 30 or Science 30 • NAIT Minimum Requirements - successful completion of English 20-2, Math 20-3, Science 10 or Entrance Exam Hours of Operation: Hours of operation are generally 7:00 am to 5:00 pm, four days a week. Salary and Benefits: Battle River Power Coop offers a competitive salary, attractive benefits and a positive work environment. The starting salary for this position will be based upon the experience and qualifications of the successful candidate. Applications: Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter and current resumé via email or to address below by Friday, January 12, 2018 at 4:00 pm or when suitable candidate is hired. We appreciate and consider all applications; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please submit your resumé to: Battle River Power Coop Attention: Human Resources Box 1420, Camrose, AB T4V 1X3 Fax: 780- 672-7969 Email: valerie.king@brpower.coop

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit your resumé, along with a cover letter, by mail or email to:

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Flagstaff County 12435 TWP RD 442, PO Box 358, Sedgewick, AB T0B 4C0 Contact: Debra Brodie, Finance / Administration Office Email: dbrodie@flagstaff.ab.ca Direct: 780-384-4109 Thank you to all applicants for their interest in Flagstaff County; however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

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NOTICE OF NOMINATION DAY Local Authorities Election Act (Section 26)

Local Jurisdiction: Village of Hay Lakes, Province of Alberta Notice is hereby given that Nomination Day is January 15, 2018 and that nominations for the election of candidates for the following offices will be received at the location of the local jurisdiction office set out below between the hours of 10:00 am and 12:00 noon on Nomination Day. Office(s) Village Councillor

Number of Vacancies 1

Location (address) of Local Jurisdiction Office: Village of Hay Lakes 115 Main Street HAY LAKES, Alberta T0B 1W0 Dated at the Village of Hay Lakes in the Province of Alberta, this 28th day of December, 2018. Heather Nadeau Returning Officer

Full-time opportunity for the right individual. In this role, you will be required to inventory all parts arriving at our dealership. You will carefully and conscientiously stock our parts ‘bins’ and contact both clients and our technicians when their parts become available. Excellent communication skills are essential. A cooperative working relationship is expected. You will work very closely with each individual in our parts department. As a ‘junior partsman’ there may be growth opportunities within our organization for the right individual. You will be rewarded with: • an exemplary health and dental benefits package • a matching RRSP plan • a competitive wage Join our TEAM and work in an environment that is both rewarding and positive. Please forward resumés to: Blaine Heck, Store Manager Fax 780-672-1721 or email bheck@agriterraeq.com

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CLASSIFIED ADS (Continued) MISCELLANEOUS PIPE – Tubing from 1 1/4” to 3 1/2”. Sucker rod - 3/4”, 7/8” and 1”. Line pipe and Casing also available. Wainwright, AB. 1-800-661-7858. Booster ads get results!

FIREWOOD FOR SALE White poplar $200 Spruce $260, Pine $300 Tamarack $320, Birch $440 Delivery available Cheapest, highest quality wood around Call or text 780-361-7500 KEROSENE HEATERS – 877-2255.

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Business Improvement Area Manager Downtown Camrose Development (DTC) is a Business Improvement Area (BIA) located in Camrose, Alberta. Downtown Camrose works to enhance the economic wellbeing of the area and provides a unified voice on behalf of the area businesses in liaising with the City of Camrose and other authorities to promote the BIA as a desirable shopping destination for those in and around Camrose. DTC is currently accepting applications for the position of BIA Manager. The BIA Manager is responsible for coordinating economic development activities for a thriving and diverse neighborhood commercial district. About the Position The DTC BIA Manager is accountable to the Board of Directors and takes direction from the Chair. The DTC BIA Manager will be responsible for the planning, implementation and realization of the strategic objectives of the BIA, guided by its vision and mission statements. The Board of Directors relies on the BIA Manager as the only permanent employee. The organization is financially sound and benefits from a core of volunteer business and community leaders. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: • Making recommendations to the Board on matters relating to policy and strategic direction; • Implementing priorities, programs and policies as approved by the Board; • Financial management and administrative functions; • Establish encourage and maintain positive, constructive and proactive relationships with the appropriate public entities, community organizations and BIA members; • Oversee and provide direction for the work of all committees, ensuring that it aligns with strategic priorities • Regular business hours are typical, but some flexibility is required to accommodate occasional evening meetings or Saturday activities. Skills and Experience Required Candidates should have a keen interest and awareness of key issues facing DTC and BIA sustainability. along with industry experience or education in one or more of the following areas: event management, public relations, small business management or development, retailing, community development, non-profit administration or fundraising. The ideal candidate must be outgoing, entrepreneurial, energetic, well organized and able to work effectively with others and independently. Strong oral and written communication skills are essential. Minimum Requirements 1. Skills and experience meet description above; preference will be given to candidates who have worked successfully for a nonprofit organization with a similar or related mission. 2. Post-secondary education in a related field and/or equivalent experience 3. Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, QuickBooks, WordPress, desktop publishing. Experience with social media marketing, Constant Contact or similar program preferred. This is currently a part-time position with the opportunity for growth. Salary will commensurate with skills and experience. Application Process The deadline for submitting applications is January 12, 2018. Please submit applications or expressions of interest to manager@downtowncamrose.com. Complete applications should include a cover letter, resumé and three references.

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Agriterra Equipment Ltd. is a ten-store Massey Ferguson, Bourgault and Challenger dealership. We pride ourselves on having great people and creating a positive, rewarding workplace environment for everyone.

DADS – LOOKING FOR A CAR WITHOUT A BACK SEAT? Count on our classifieds. We match up buyers and sellers. Phone the Camrose Booster, 780-672-3142. 2013 FORD F150 XTR – crew cab, 4-wheel drive, metallic black. Exc. condition. Phone 780-781-1924, 780-672-7128. 2014 FORD F150 1/2 TON – with Eco Booster engine, 155,478 km, new Wrangler allterrain tires. Four doors, 6-speed automatic transmission, white in colour. Very good condition with air conditioning. Asking $25,000 including GST. Call 780678-0053 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday. Viewing by appointment only.

Our Camrose location is currently accepting resumés for the position of:

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We would like to offer you: • an exemplary health and dental benefits package • a matching RRSP plan • a competitive wage

SELLING YOUR SEAWORTHY BOAT? Make a splash with an ad in the Booster classifieds! 780-672-3142.

FULL-TIME PARTS TECHNICIAN (Journeyman or Apprentice)

We are looking for someone who: • consistently demonstrates exceptional customer service • sells and orders parts for customers, including pricing, locating and receiving parts • has excellent communication skills and is highly organized • is eager to take direction, learn and become a key member of our parts team • excels at analyzing and interpreting information • reads and interprets parts diagnostics and diagrams • uses computerized inventory system and parts libraries • merchandises parts department sales area We will give preference to individuals with: • previous product and industry knowledge and experience • excellent customer service and leadership skills • valid driver’s license

Join our TEAM and work in an environment that is both rewarding and positive. Please forward resumés to: Blaine Heck, Store Manager Fax 780-672-1721 or email bheck@agriterraeq.com

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What each day will bring: • Something different! You never know what kind of vehicle you may be required to work on. • We offer repair and mechanical services for cars, trucks and other vehicles so whether you call yourself a mechanic or a technician, we let you do what you do best • Amazing customers to impress with professional and friendly customer ser vice • The responsibility to keep yourself and your coworkers safe • Pride in the work you’ve done keeping your customers on the road! What kind of person are we looking for? • We are looking for someone who has the work experience and Journeyman or Red Seal Certification that shows us you know what you are doing • Someone with the ability to work rotating Saturdays • A valid driver’s license is non negotiable. You must also be able to show us you are responsible on the road by providing a satisfactory driver’s abstract What is in it for you? • A salary worthy of your skills • We take care of you and your family with our impressive health, dental and vision benefits • A retirement savings plan with company matching to help you achieve your financial goals • Save your money with our staff discounts on tires, parts and mechanical services Ready for a career and a company that offers more? Apply online or in store today!

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FARMLAND FOR SALE Four quarters in a block 624.14 Acres of quality grain land. 3 1/2 miles south of Bawlf. Asking $2,560,000.

Orest – Swan City Realty, 780-679-8353 #18, 5021-34 Avenue Camrose, AB T4V 2N9 Phone 780-679-8353 Fax 780-672-1897 Email: swancity@telus.net

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NOTICE OF DEVELOPMENT PERMITS JUST MISSED

Murray Green, Camrose Booster Andrew Marshall of the Calgary Canucks watches his tip go wide of the crossbar in front of the Camrose Kodiaks’ net and goalie Luke Lush. Marshall scored the first goal of the 6-5 shootout win for the Canucks on Jan. 7 in the EnCana Arena.

Kodiaks silence the Thunder By Murray Green

The Camrose Kodiaks’ players had a bee in their helmet as they stung the Drayton Valley Thunder 7-2 on New Year’s Day. The team refocused over the holidays and came out swarming to a 6-0 lead before the Thunder could even be heard. McKenzie Welke notched two goals in the opening period and Colson Gengenbach and Jacob Kendall added single markers to build up a 4-0 lead after 20 minutes. Drayton Valley tightened up the defence in the middle frame as Matt Dykstra netted the lone tally to improve the score to 5-0. Tyler Schendel scored on the power play for the Kodiaks before the Thunder made some noise. After two Thunder goals, Daine Milgate closed the scoring in the last minute for the big Kodiaks win. Goalie Luke Lush stopped 25 of 27

shots directed his way. The Kodiaks fired 37 shots against two Drayton Valley goalies. The victory started the team off right in 2018 and moved the Kodiaks past the Calgary Canucks in the south standings in the Alberta Junior Hockey League. Kyler Kupka was not only named the hardest working Kodiak in December, he was named the AJHL player of the week prior to the holiday break. He earned five goals and eight points in four games. Camrose is on a five-game road series before playing a home game at the EnCana Arena on Jan. 26 against the Canucks. The next night, the Kodiaks take on the Brooks Bandits and on Jan. 30, Camrose hosts the Sherwood Park Crusaders to complete the January schedule.

Central Agencies Home of the Week

Beautiful home for beautiful living

By Lori Larsen

If you are looking for a beautiful home that is topnotch quality and is conducive to a maintenance free lifestyle, one of the Battle River Homes built condominiums, located in the new Lake Estates in Valleyview West, is exactly what you need. The location speaks for itself with amazing views of the lake, walking trails and parks literally at your doorstep, all quietly tucked away in a private community. The home itself is built with your comfort and retired

or semi-retired lifestyle in mind. Quality finishes include 9 and 10' coffered ceilings, trendy paint colours and stylish fixtures, large windows that soak the home in natural light, sleek hardwood, ceramic flooring and custom cabinets and moldings. The double garage has coated flooring for durability and easy clean up and a centre floor drain so you can wash your vehicle any time. A convenient laundry room is attached to the large walk-through pantry that leads directly to a gorgeous

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The following Development Permits have been conditionally approved subject to the right of appeal to the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board. Any person claiming to be affected by a development permit approval may appeal to the Secretary of the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board, 3755-43 Avenue, Camrose, AB T4V 3S8 (780-672-4446), by filing a written notice of appeal, accompanied with payment of $150.00, by 4:30 pm on January 25, 2018. Type of Development: Relax setback for existing dwelling and shed Legal Description: Lot 1, Block 1, Plan 0623113, SE 6-46-18-W4 Permit Number: 18-005

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COMMERCIAL PROPERTY IN OHATON! ... Looking for a property to located your business or just need more space? This is a good opportunity! 1488 sq. ft. bldg. w/good workshop area, overhead door access. Exc. 8’x20’ office trailer available all set up. Located just minutes from Camrose. Take a look! Asking $89,000 CA0093961 UPDATED BARRIERFREE HOME … in Daysland. Wheelchair accessible, open living space, enclosed elevator, many daily aides incl. Updated kitchen, vinyl windows, elec. panel, low maint. flrg. Single garage, 12’x32’ deck, immediate poss. CA0101339 Asking $129,900

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patio providing a shady spot on warmer days. The exterior of the home offers the homeowners freedom to enjoy life with maintenance-free artificial turf and vinyl fencing. These gorgeous condominiums are priced from $409,162 to $530,162 depending on lot location, development and finishings. There will be an open house at 591024 Avenue Close on Saturday, Jan. 13 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. For a personal viewing, contact Graham Wideman at: Central Agencies Inc. 4870-51 Street, Camrose 780-672-4495 or Graham 780-679-8384

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Dedicated group feeding hungry souls By Lori Larsen

With the excitement of the holiday season over, the abundant generosity that accompanies the season tends to ween off. But the dedicated group of volunteers for Martha’s Table lunch program ensures the gift of a filled stomach goes all year round. Martha’s Table is a not-for-profit initiative that is coordinated under the umbrella of Camrose Neighbour Aid started by the Camrose Ministerial Association. “St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church began the program in May 1999 as a free soup and lunch program,” said Grace Lewis, coordinator of volunteers for Martha’s Table.

So that’s about six people for each separate day at the three different host churches. That’s a lot of volunteering,” commented Grace That just accounts for the volunteers serving the actual lunch. There are scores more who assist in picking up and delivering, shopping, prepping and, of course, administrative responsibilities such as organizing and reporting. “It is so much more than just when the lunch is actually being served,” Grace said. Jo-Anne Tweed added, “We have a group of gentleman (volunteers) that go and pick up the soup and the groceries at the different stores. There is one

but favourite choices as well. “All the churches start with a blessing,” said Grace. “After the food is served, the volunteers do the cleanup of clearing and doing dishes.” The soups, breads and other food items are generously donated by local businesses. The number of guests varies from week to week, but on an average 25 to 35 people are served per week, 52 weeks per year. And with each serving, volunteers show up willingly and often go above and beyond to assist the guests, quite often joining the guests in a meal and conversation. On Jan. 4, the aroma of piping hot soups filled

Lori Larsen, Camrose Booster A dedicated group of volunteers keep Martha’s Table going strong. Pictured, left to right, are guest Ron Blatz, six-year volunteer Ann Verbaas, five-year volunteer Lois Steeves and one-year volunteer Jane Stad.

Grace has been volunteering with Martha’s Table for five years. “When I stopped working, I came and spoke to Jo-Anne Tweed (Camrose Neighbor Aid program director) about volunteering. I started working in the Neighbor Aid office, then Jo-Anne asked if I would be interested in doing this. “We have luncheons three times a week,” explained Grace. “Tuesday is hosted at Camrose United Church, Wednesday at St. Andrew’s Anglican Church and Thursday at CityLights Church. Each of these host churches provides the supervisor who knows what needs to be done.” The groups of volunteers are arranged through 12 church congregations within the City of Camrose, four country church congregations, one Camrose service club and two Camrose schools. Each group is assigned a particular month of volunteering at one of the three host churches. “There is usually five volunteers from each group, plus a supervisor.

volunteer who has been picking up the bread for 15 years.” Grace continued, “We also have volunteers who go and turn on the soups which has to be done by 8 a.m. At 11 a.m., the volunteers show up, but really the supervisor shows up way before that.” Grace remarked on how well organized the luncheons are and how the host churches make sure everything runs smoothly for the volunteers. “It is wonderful that the churches are willing to share their facilities with us. When the volunteers come in, they make up the sandwiches and slice up the veggies and all those kinds of things and then serve the food.” On a lighter note, Grace remarked, “People say the egg salad is always a hit and if there isn’t egg salad, they are somewhat disappointed. So the supervisor has to go in early and boil eggs and let them cool.” This is, once again, a testament to the devotion of the volunteers who are concerned with, not only providing a healthy lunch,

CityLights Church. Tables were set up in groups of eight to encourage guests to sit and mingle while enjoying their lunch. Guests were greeted by name by Michele Warner, supervisor and volunteer for the church, who made a point of making each person feel welcome and comfortable. Volunteers bustled about in white aprons, placing crockpots of soup on the table, arranging real china plates and metal cutlery on the serving table. As more guests came in, they were quickly acknowledged and guided to the table of food. The Martha’s Table program is a well-oiled machine. The goodwill of local businesses supplying food and the graciousness of so many volunteers making it happen has helped it stand the test of time and continues to offer those less fortunate, and others, a nutritious lunch and a warm and welcoming place to come and enjoy good food and great people. Who do you know as a community Difference Maker? Let us know. Call The Camrose Booster at 780-672-3142.

People used caution when driving through the 48th Bridge replacement construction during Phase 1.

Bridge replacement project on schedule By Lori Larsen

It is traffic as usual over the 48 Avenue bridge for the next few months during the winter freeze. Phase 1 of the 48th Avenue Bridge Replacement project is officially complete and the road and sidewalks are both open to the public. According to City of Camrose director of engineering Jeremy Enarson, PSA Construction (the project contractor) was able to complete all of the work that they have planned for Phase 1 with only a few minor schedule delays which merely shortened the planned winter shutdown. “Everything went very well,” noted Enarson. “There were some minor traffic delays, but that’s what we expected. “We (the City and PSA) want to thank the citizens of Camrose for their patience and understanding through Phase 1 of the project,” he added. “We heard a lot of positive comments from the contractor about how people didn’t speed through the area and how they were very patient.” In regards to the work completed in Phase 1, Enarson indicated that there was more rock material put into the lake than originally anticipated due to an underestimation of the amount of loose organic material within the lake that ended up being pushed out the sides. “Essentially it was just an error in the original survey. There was some additional cost due to the extra rock material placed in the lake, but we were able to absorb that overage in the overall budget due to the project contingency that we build into the budget. We have a certain amount set aside just to deal with the unknowns we might come across on a project.”

Enarson stated at this point there is nothing that would suggest the project will be over budget or schedule. Enarson also commended the work AMEC Foster Wheeler (consultant to the project) has done thus far in representing the City and interpreting the contract. “They did the design and the specs so they are the most familiar with it.” Phase 2 is scheduled to begin in the early spring (late March or early April), dependent on weather. “If the contractor can get in sooner that would give them a little bit of breathing room towards the end of the contract,” explained Enarson. “If we have a late winter and it’s cold for an extended period of time, then we would be into April. There are certain things the contractor can do before the frost is out of the ground, but generally they don’t want to start too early and try to anticipate when there will be frostfree conditions. Basically, they will keep an eye on the weather forecast.” The City would like to remind residents that during the entire duration of Phase 2 of the project, which is targeted to run from late March or early April until the end of August, 48th Avenue from 53 Street to 51 Street will be completely closed to all pedestrian and vehicular traffic. “The end of August is when substantial completion has to be done,” said Enarson.”The roads and sidewalks have to be reopened to the public at that time according to the terms of PSA’s contract with the City.” Residents are encouraged to refer to the project blog on City website www.camrose.ca/ for ongoing updates on the project.

See page 29 for more Central Agency Listings and the Central Agencies Home of the Week.


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Thur., Jan 11, 11am-1pm 4509-73A Street MOVE IN READY! … Great LR w/bay windows. Open kitchen/ dining w/centre island, corner pantry, lots of cabinet space. 3 bdrm. upstairs, full bath. Bsmt. fully fin. w/LR, flex space. Enjoy lge. deck, fully landscaped/fenced yard. Close to shopping, parks. Immediate possession. Asking $293,000 CA0116852

Sat., Jan. 13, 11am-1pm 5910-24 Avenue Close “Home of the week, see page 29!” NEW COMMUNITY! WALKOUT VILLAS OVE R LOOKI NG LAKE! … Valleyview West Lake Estates. Parks, walking trails close by. Exc. presentation, coffered ceilings, hardwood flrg., gourmet kitchen, granite, spacious dinette, gorgeous LR, superb master, en suite. MF laundry, exc. bsmt., in-floor htg., a/c. Awesome deck/patio, fin. garage, artificial turf, vinyl fencing. It’s all done, amazing views! Asking $530,162 CA0117195

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WONDERFUL 2-STOREY IN CENTURY MEADOWS! ... 4 bdrm., 4 baths, over 1700 sq. ft. near ! school, playgrounds, G IN ST LI NEW parks, trails. Bright home w/LR, great room w/ gas FP, lovely kitchen w/access to 3-tier deck. Super master w/en suite. WI closets in 3 bdrm. Fin. bsmt. w/lge. family room, bdrm., bath, storage. Lge. well landscaped, fenced, treed lot w/ shed, RV parking, dble. att. garage. Amenities galore! You’ll love it ~ it’s perfect! CA0123230 Asking $359,900 STUNNING FLOOR PLAN! … This custom a/c walkout 2-storey home comes with so many great features incl. beautiful kitchen w/centre island, lovely maple cabinets, quartz countertops, walk-through pantry. Exc. dining area w/coffered ceilings, gas FP, open staircase, huge master bdrm., 5-pce. en suite, bonus room plus much more! An outstanding family friendly home that needs to be seen to be appreciated! Now asking $499,900 CA0109918 EXC. 1-1/2 STOREY IN CENTURY MEADOWS! … Gorgeous open floor plan, great location, private yard, htd. garage, htd. workshop. Beautiful open staircase, hardwood flrg., vaulted ceilings, open loft area. Exc. hickory kitchen w/granite, awesome great room, huge master, luxurious en suite, MF laundry. Exc. bsmt. dev. Great yard, workshop. Call now! Asking $419,900 CA0115649 EXECUTIVE STYLE 3215 SQ. FT. … home located in Victoria Park! Elegant fully reno’d kitchen w/custom cabinetry, rare Italian granite, high end appl. Private, mature, picturesque parklike back yard. Attached 3-car garage. Homes of this quality, caliber don’t come up often, on a lot like this within the city! CA0118717 Asking $675,000 WONDERFUL VALLEYVIEW 2-STOREY ... with bonus room. Cul-de-sac close to playground, parks, walking trails. 3-bdrm., 3 baths, over 1800 sq. ft. w/bright open plan. Elegant LR w/gas FP, lovely kitchen incl. eating bar, DR accessing lge. south-facing deck. Great master w/WI, en suite w/2 vibrant bdrm., bath on upper level. Superb 3-car htd. garage, handy MF laundry. Lge. corner lot fully fenced w/exc. landscaping. Fabulous property to call your HOME. Asking $429,000 CA0118815 WONDERFUL VIC PARK BUNGALOW! … MF laundry, RV parking, sunroom + more! Lge. SW facing yard, very private w/garden plot, 10’x12’ shed. Newer shingles, 24’x24’ garage, vinyl windows. Very nice home. CA0110993 Asking $369,900

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CAMROSE HOMES OVER $300,000 EXCELLENT BUNGALOW … located on lge. pie-shaped lot in Victoria Park. 4 bdrm., 3 baths, open concept floor plan, lots of features! Outside will impress you w/its spacious back yard. This is a must see! Ask $420,250 CA0116931 EXC. 5-BDRM., 3 BATH BI-LEVEL HOME … located on Park Ridge Drive. Vaulted ceilings, lge. open kitchen, DR, master en suite w/jetted tub, master WI closet. Maintenance free deck, BBQ gas hookup, landscaped yard, oversized htd. garage, RV parking space + much more! Very well maintained home. Ask $449,900 CA0118511 EXC. HOME IN QUIET CUL-DE-SAC BACKING ONTO GOLF COURSE! … This custom built home will please any growing family and offers vaulted ceilings, 2 wood FP, multiple living areas, exc. kitchen w/one-of-a-kind dinette, lge. master w/4-pce. en suite. 22’x26’ garage, beautiful yard + much more! Asking $554,900 CA0109971 GORGEOUS CUSTOM BUILT BUNGALOW IN VALLEYVIEW! ... You’ll love the lifestyle, valley view walking trails. 9’, coffered ceilings, beautiful hardwood flooring, gorgeous kitchen cabinetry, granite countertops. Lovely LR, spacious dinette, superb master, MF laundry. Exc. bsmt. dev., in-floor htg., 9’ ceilings. Awesome yard, veranda, deck, courtyard, fenced, oversized 24’x26’ garage, RV option + more! Now only $495,000 CA0093233 WOW! BEAUTIFUL 2-STOREY, AWESOME YARD, CENTURY MEADOWS! … Close to parks and walking trails. Gorgeous 2741 sq. ft. home. Exc. presentation, beautiful open staircase, vaulted ceilings, hardwood flrg. Awesome kitchen, bright dinette, DR, LR, family, den, 2 cozy FP, MF laundry. Huge master, superb en suite. Dev. bsmt. Huge yard, private courtyard, RV parking. Impressive home! Asking $559,000 CA0117430 GORGEOUS CUSTOM BUILT WALKOUT – TRANQUIL MIRROR LAKE SET! VA LUE TION AL TING! … Peaceful private setting, lifestyle. AbsoEXCEP lutely gorgeous 5300 sq. ft. w/exc. presentation, craftsmanship. Amazing windows, natural lighting w/picturesque views from home, secluded deck. Beautiful open design w/gorgeous open staircase/wells/loft. Amazing chef’s kitchen, prep kitchen, private nook, beautiful DR, gorgeous LR, cozy den. Amazing master, en suite, private retreat. Exercise/bonus room. Exc. bsmt., in-flr. htg., rec room, amazing media room, spa room. Awesome triple garage! You’ll love it! CA0109951 Asking $899,000 SITTING ON ONE OF THE NICEST LOTS IN CENTURY MEADOWS! ... This really could be the quality home your family has been waiting for! Featuring high-end engineered hardwood, vaulted ceilings, custom master bath, quartz counters, gas FP. Trex deck w/in-step lighting, prof. landscaped yard – THE LIST GOES ON! Everything is done, just move in! CA0119198 Asking $564,900

RESIDENTIAL LOTS HUSTLE PARK ... by huge playground and west end amenities! •  30 lots with alley access, starting from $91,190 •  18 cul-de-sac lots, starting from $114,290 SOUTHWEST MEADOWS ... by parks, playground and West End amenities! •  14 lots with alley access, from $96,690 •  11 large cul-de-sac lots, from $139,425 Call now for more information! VACANT LOT IN CASCADES! … Opportunity to build your home, close to shopping! Asking $75,500 CA0117464 VACANT LOT IN CASCADES! … Opportunity to build your home, close to shopping! Asking $75,500 CA0117463 BUILD YOUR DREAM HOME ON 1.19 ACRES … in Camrose. Amazing location, spectacular views! A must see! CA0118512 Asking $395,900

Beautiful Walk Out Bungalows by Battle River Homes Gorgeous walkout condos Amazing lake views! backing onto lake and trails! In-floor heated • Desired community walkout basements! • 9’ and 10’ ceilings • Gourmet kitchens, granite • Generous garages • Exceptional 5910-24 Avenue Close craftsmanship Sat., Jan. 13 • Finished with 11am-1pm Starting from $409,162 elegance

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PREMIER FAMILY FLOOR PLAN … with walkout bsmt. in Creekview! Stunning 4-bdrm., 2192 sq. ft. 2-storey w/bonus room. Rear covered deck. A/C, flex room w/sliding barn doors, MF laundry, open kitchen overlooks dining, living area w/lge. windows, exc. gas FP w/stone feature wall. True master suite features 5-pce. en suite w/htd. floor. More than enough room for whole family w/terrific valley views you will absolutely love! Asking $537,000 CA0119211 Impressive floor plan in valleyview west! … Vaulted ceilings, gorgeous kitchen, 3 bdrm., finished FR in bsmt., 24’x22’ garage plus much more! Ask $449,900 CA0086740 BEAUTIFUL, QUALITY BUILT BUNGALOW, VALLEYVIEW WEST! … Premier lifestyle, cul-de-sac location. Absolutely gorgeous home, C! L-DE-SA you’ll loveCUthe quality and craftsmanship! Featuring beautiful 12’9’ and coffered ceilings, open stairwell, bright windows, gorgeous hardwood flooring. Amazing gourmet kitchen, granite, walkthrough pantry, prep centre. Lovely dinette, awesome great room, cozy FP. Impressive master/en suite, MF laundry. Exc. bsmt., in-floor htg., huge family/games/media room. Huge yard, covered decks, htd. garage, RV parking + more! It’s perfect! CA0099090 Asking $649,900 QUALITY CUSTOM BUILT BUNGALOW IN VALLEYVIEW ... close to walking paths, playground! Open floor plan w/4 bdrm., 4 baths has many upgrades. Features incl. hardwood, SS appl., coffered ceilings, stone FP, hot tub, a/c + much more! A must see! Ask $609,500 CA0117205 STUNNING CUSTOM B U I LT 5-BDRM. HOME ... in Creekview. Features incl. oversized dble. garage, chef’s kitchen, wet bar and so much more. Don’t miss out on this superb home! CA0118909 Asking $599,999

BRIGHT, INVITING BUNGALOW … located in Victoria Park, backing onto green space, close to playground! 4 bdrm., 3 baths, master en suite, WI closet. Open floor plan, a/c. Dble. htd. attached garage. Well maintained home! Asking $339,800 CA0113099 NEXT TO NEW BUNGALOW CO M P L E T E LY FINISHED! … 1520 sq. ft. main level w/vaulted ceilings, hardwood/tile floors, granite counters, den, 5-pce. en suite, MF laundry, htd. 22’x24’ garage, 2 gas FP, 2 en suite baths. 2-tiered deck, fenced yard! WOW! Asking $497,500 CA0105732 NEW FLOOR PLAN OFFERS LOVELY FOYER, … spacious great room, engineered hardwood floors, MF laundry. Beautiful kitchen c/w quartz countertops, lge. centre island, corner pantry, gorgeous maple cabinets w/under-cabinet lighting. Great master w/WI closet, 5-pce. en suite w/htd. tile floors, shower, corner soaker tub, bonus room + much more! CA0109432 Asking $409,900

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W O N D E R F U L OPPORTUNITY IN RYLEY! … 3-bdrm., 2 bath bungalow w/over 1000 sq. ft. 2 garages, carport. Immediate possession. CA0113588 Asking $153,500 BEAUTIFUL QUALITY BUILT BUNGALOW in ! daysland! … LY D IEN FR R SENIOgorgeous Absolutely home! 9’, vaulted ceilings, gorgeous bamboo flooring, lots of bright windows. Gourmet kitchen w/granite, lovely bright dinette w/patio doors to amazing deck. Awesome great room, huge master, superb en suite! Exc. MF laundry, awesome yard, attached htd. garage, RV parking, a/c + more! You’ll love it! Asking $329,900 CA0074085 PIE SHAPED LOT IN QUAINT SHERMAN PARK SUBDIVISION, RED DEER LAKE... Check out the options this property provides for quiet country living or for your leisure and rec. periods. Ask $26,000 CA0109931 WONDERFUL OPPORTUNITY ... to have your own corner lake lot in the summer village of White Sands! Steps away from the beach! Don’t miss out! Asking $149,900 CA0095261 LOCATED IN THE BEAUTIFUL LITTLE COMMUNITY OF DAYSLAND! ... Recently remodeled 3-bdrm. bungalow. Bright, open floor plan situated on 6000 sq. ft. lot. Close to hospital, downtown, park! perfect for first time home buyer or an investor. So much value for such a fantastic price! Only $84,900 CA0111477

FANTASTIC INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY … in the heart of Camrose! Great E! PR IC exposure, close to NEW downtown, university. 4-plex features four 2-bdrm. units, each individually metred. Built w/Hardiplank siding, ICF block foundation. Good track record, proven cash flow. 4-plex right beside it is also for sale, CA0111037. Asking $624,900 CA0110038 FANTASTIC INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY … in the heart of Camrose! Great E! IC PR exposure, close to W NE downtown, university. 4-plex features four 2-bdrm. units, each individually metred. Built w/Hardiplank siding, ICF block foundation. Good track record, proven cash flow. 4-plex right beside it is also for sale, CA0111038. Asking $624,900 CA0110037 NINE-PLEX, EXCELLENT INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY! … Very well maintained, central downtown location. Impressive bldg., 8 spacious 2-bdrm. suites, one spacious 1-bdrm. suite. Oversized 50’x209’ lot w/ample parking. A property you’ll be proud to own! Don’t miss out on this one! CA0117063 Asking $945,000 VERY WELL MAINTAINED 4-PLEX … within walking distance to schools, parks, playgrounds, corner store, rec facilities. 1740 sq. ft. bldg. w/3x 2-bdrm. and 1x 1-bdrm., 4-pce. baths, common area entrance, shared coin laundry, shared boiler system, extra storage. Shingles 2 years old, all but one unit has updated vinyl windows. CA0103875 Asking $459,000

MULTI-FAMILY LOTS 2.5 ACRES ZONED R3 AND MULTI-FAMILY ... Exceptional west end location across from huge park and playground, by west end amenities. Lots of potential with re-division options. Call now! CA298482

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EXCELLENT OWNERSHIP OPPORTUNITY! ... Great location, highway exposure! 1528 sq. ft. retail bldg. w/additional mezzanine. Imagine the possibilities. Available immediately. Asking $375,000 CA0103916 EXC. BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY – ZONED M1 LIGHT INDUSTRIAL! ... 4 lots w/good central location, suitable for multiple uses. 4352 sq. ft. bldg., good workshop areas, loading doors, front offices, mezzanine storage, HE furnaces, a/c. Fenced storage yard, 28’x30’ rear garage. Easy customer access. Call now! CA0062344 Asking $449,000 6,000 sq. ft. empty lot! … Located downtown between Credit Union and Royal Bank. C1 zoning, excellent location. Wonderful investment or building spot opportunity! Asking $149,900 CA0085343

COMMERCIAL LOT

2.94 ACRE MULTI-FAMILY LOT ZONED R3! EXC. LOCATION, CLOSE TO AMENITIES! … Exc. property for an adult community, condominium project and/or multi-family developments. Prime west-end location w/exc. site. Pavement on 3 sides, across from huge park. CA0097247

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EXC. 1615 SQ. FT. BUNGALOW … on acres features good size kitchen/dining area, LR w/garden doors out to your 18’x18’ deck. Attached 24’x31’ garage w/entrance to bsmt. Second well for animals is used in summer + much more! CA0123205 Awesome Acreage lifestyle, countryside views, on pave… Exc. energy eff. ! EAment! AN AR GMacres, home, Hwy 617. 1770 sq. ft. home. ICF K IN4.3 basement, ICF MF w/in-floor htg all 3 lvls. You’ll love the warmth, rustic finish, countryside views, bright windows, beautiful staircase and ceilings. Cozy LR, bright dinette, exc. kitchen, MF laundry, superb master, exc. bsmt. and more! Country lifestyle and décor, you’ll love it! Ask $549,000 CA0101513 46466 RANGE ROAD 213 … Build your dream home in McNary Estates on this 1.57 acre parcel. Beautiful location, views! CA0117157 Asking $156,800

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FANTASTIC OPPORTUNITY IN BASHAW! … Ideal commercial bldg. that can service not only your local clientele but the LAKE traffic as well! Nestled in a higher traffic area w/good access both in and out of town. Asking $150,000 CA0113104 BEAUTIFUL 5-BDRM. HOME IN DAYSLAND! … Move in ready, very functional floor plan includes triple glazed windows, MF laundry, beautiful bright kitchen, dining area. Fin. bsmt. w/family room, gas FP, 2 bdrm. This loved home is ready for its new owners! CA0116319 Asking $319,900 LOCATION! LOCATION! … This move in ready home is ideally located in quiet little community of Daysland. Bright open floor plan, 3+1 bdrm., open, inviting kitchen w/fantastic deck off dining area. Downstairs has great family room, extra storage. Superb yard, garden space cap off this wonderful family home. So much to offer at such a fantastic price! CA0116473 Asking $235,000 STR IK ING HOME IN ROUND HILL! … Modern, open concept design, spacious kitchen, centre island, corner pantry. Both bdrm. have WI closets! MF laundry. Quiet area, perfect home for any buyer! CA0109809 Asking $254,000

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TERRIFIC BUNGALOW CLOSE TO PARK, GOLF COURSE … located in Victoria Park! Great home offers nice LR w/newer flooring, great kitchen/DR w/lovely cabinets, family room w/gas FP. 22’x28’ htd. garage + much more! Asking $293,900 CA0111023

AFFORDABLE, SENIOR FRIENDLY CONDO, EASY ACCESS, GREAT LIFESTYLE! … Close by medical clinics, shopping centres, restaurants. You’ll love this senior-friendly bldg. Perfect for visiting, entertaining, coffee gatherings. Lovely LR, cozy FP, sunroom, den, en suite. Affordable too! Asking $165,000 CA0118475 COZY BUNGALOW ON QUIET STREET … open concept living/kitchen/dining plus 2 bdrm., 4-pce. main bath. Partially fin. bsmt. w/2-pce. bath. Great potential as a starter, rental or development for duplex. Asking $132,000 CA0122693 EXC. MOBILE ON RENTED LOT IN NORTHSIDE TRAILER PARK! … Affordable bright living w/vaulted ceiling, wonderful laminate flooring, spacious LR, super kitchen, dining area w/china cabinet, lge. master w/WI closet, en suite, 2 more bdrm., bath, laundry room. Outdoor space offers deck, parking pad, landscaping, fencing. A must see! Ask $89,900 CA0103045 TOP FLOOR FIELDSTONE CONDO, BY MIRROR LAKE! … Desired corner unit w/wrap around deck. You’ll absolutely love this beautiful bright open floor plan. Lovely 2-bdrm. unit. Cozy FP, en suite, MF laundry, lge. east facing deck. Senior friendly, underground htd. parking. Close to walking trails, city centre. Call now to view! CA0100044 Now only $285,000 AFFORDABLE 2-STOREY ... near schools, playground and downtown. Immense potential w/over 1000 sq. ft., 2 bdrm., full bath, office, MF laundry, bsmt. storage. Alley access w/newer 26’x28’ htd. garage. Be sure to check out this outstanding offering w/assessed value over 200K. CA0119278 Asking $159,900 ONE-OF-A-KIND PROPERTY ... backing onto the Camrose fountain! Gorgeous views, mature trees, incredibly private backyard. 1370 sq. ft. walkout bsmt., 3 bdrm., 2 baths. Single attached garage, covered deck. Perfect opportunity to create your dream home. Asking $289,900 CA0094155 EXCELLENT AND AFFORDABLE ... 2-bdrm. property steps away from west end amenities. No stairs! MF living. Cute kitchen, master w/awesome WI closet, laundry/utility room, personal storage room. Don’t hesitate on this great opportunity! CA0119494 Asking $119,900

SOLID FAMILY HOME IN DUGGAN PARK … close to playgrounds, west end amenities. Fully fin. bungalow, 3 bdrm., 3 baths. 22’x24’ htd. garage, exc. RV option, fenced yard + more! Asking $265,900 CA0119994 GREAT STARTER, PRIVATE PARK SIDE LOCATION! … 1024 sq. ft. family bungalow plan. Spacious LR, vaulted ceiling, bright country style kitchen, patio doors to deck overlooking park. Exc. bsmt. w/lge. family/games area. Great yard, 15’x22’ attached garage + more! Lots of potential! Asking $209,900 CA0115998 LOOKING FOR AN AFFORDABLE HOME OR INVESTMENT PROPERTY? … Here it is! 3-bdrm. bungalow in quiet location close to schools, hockey arena, ball diamonds. Huge family room, lots of storage. Single car garage w/carport + much more! Asking $239,900 CA0098325 EXC. STARTER HOME IN DUGGAN PARK! … 1980 built w/3+1 bdrm., hardwood/cork flrg., fin. bsmt. 24’x26’ garage w/gas RI, fenced yard + more. Great choice! CA0113061 Asking $239,000 BEAUTIFUL 2-BDRM. CONDO! … Centrally located close to downtown shopping, university, schools. Elevator, 2 entrances to suite. Bright open design, lovely LR, spacious dinette, kitchen, generous master, en suite. 7 appl., 2 decks. Retired, first home or investment! It’s a great opportunity! Asking $169,900 CA0116747 GREAT STARTER, BUNGALOW BY SCHOOLS, PARKS! … 958 sq. ft. 2+1 bdrm. w/good location. Bright LR, cozy kitchen, dinette w/patio doors to lge. private deck. Dev. bsmt. w/lge. family/games area. Courtyard, 24’x26’ garage, alley access + more! Call now! Now only $212,900 CA0116420 TOTALLY UPGRADED! … Reno’d inside and out – windows, siding, flooring, bathroom, kitchen, furnace, HW tank – you name it! 2 decks, 16’x28’ garage. Close to schools, downtown area. Asking $180,000 CA0120069

GREAT INVESTMENT PROPERTY OR STARTER … Lots of potential w/R2 zoning. Both sides of duplex available w/separate titles, currently leased at $1200/mo. + utilities. One 4-bdrm. unit, one 3-bdrm. unit, both w/dev. bsmt. A great opportunity! CA0114578 & CA0114579 Asking $187,000 each WOW! AFFORDABLE, SPACIOUS 4+1 BDRM. TWO-STOREY HOME! ... 2,130 sq. ft. home, 4 bdrms. upper, 3.5 baths, 3+ living areas. Lots of room. Country style kitchen, DR, LR, 2 FR, rec. room, sunroom. Generous master, ensuite. Fenced yard, 24’x26’ garage. Spacious, affordable. Asking $269,900 CA0110254

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REMARKABLE CUSTOM BUILT RAISED B U N G A LO W ! … 1885 sq. ft. on 11.05 acres. Cross fenced, 4 good outbuildings incl. 24’x28’ htd. shop, dugout, lge. garden, ICF foundation w/infloor heat, 9’ ceilings, hardwood/tile/cork flooring, HRV unit, triple pane windows. Fully fin., move-in ready. Minutes to Camrose! Asking $685,000 CA0103277 Wow! EXCEPTIONAL ACREAGE W/AMAZING YARD SETTING. IT’S PERFECT!... For hobbyist, small business or rec. use! Impressive custom built 1,818 sq. ft. home only minutes from Camrose, just off pavement. Wow! Awesome 32’x48’ workshop, it’s the MAN CAVE you dreamed of! This beautiful home feat. 9’ vaulted ceilings, bright windows w/dormers, lovely hardwood floors. Awesome gourmet kitchen, bright dinette, cozy great room, superb master and en suite, MF laundry. Awesome park setting and lifestyle! Exceptional opportunity! Asking $639,900 CA0101671 BUILD YOUR DREAM HOME ... on this beautiful, private 3-acre parcel! Only 10 min. from Camrose, this perfect sized lot is awaiting your “big plans”. With power brought to the property and a well already dug, all you have to do is connect them. The exclusivity of this property will be sure to draw you in. Only 2 km off pavement! Asking $119,900 CA0114236 GORGEOUS SETTING! … 1998 built, barely 10 min. to Camrose. 1672 sq. ft. bungalow w/vinyl windows, new shingles, 3 bdrm., 2 baths, vaulted ceiling, 2 FP. 24’x28’ garage, 19’x31’ shelter, fenced area for animals. A piece of paradise! Asking $399,900 CA0115338 EXC. OPPORTUNITY, AWESOME COUNTRY LIFESTYLE! … Wow! 12.75 acres located on pvmt., Hwy 834, w/municipal sewer service. You’ll love this peaceful acreage setting. Lots of room for your hobbies, animals or build your dream workshop. Featuring a cozy 1283 sq. ft., 3+1 bdrm. bungalow. Awesome acreage setting. 40’x72’ quonset + more! Come and enjoy. Asking $319,900 CA0115873

OPPORTUNITY TO HAVE THIS ACREAGE WITHIN CAMROSE CITY LIMITS! … 2.24 acres, beautiful 2 storey home w/ over 2000 sq. ft., 4 bdrm., 3 baths, greenhouse amenities. This is a must see to appreciate the value of this property and home! Close to parks, trails. Asking $989,900 CA0112117 LOTS OF POTENTIAL! PRIVATE HIDEAWAY/HOBBY FARM! … 159.67 acres close to Ministik Lake Game Bird Sanctuary. Need more land? 153.83 acres and 5.14 acres available. Older 1046 sq. ft. home was moved onto a walkout bsmt. Partially reno’d., upgraded, MF mostly completed. Natural quarter w/ponds, trees. Sold “as is”! Asking $429,900 CA0116995 ACREAGE 5.14 ACRES, GREAT BLDG. SITE! … Close to pvmt., Ministik Lake Game Bird Sanctuary. Additional 153.83 acres available. Build your dream home! Asking $92,000 CA0117021 153.83 ACRES, GREAT BLDG. SITE! … Close to pvmt., Ministik Lake Game Bird Sanctuary. Need more land? 159.67 acres and 5.14 acres available. Rolling pasture land, natural trees. Good bldg. site. Property is being sold “as is”! Lots of potential! Asking $319,000 CA0117019

STUNNING ACREAGE 5 MIN. FROM CAMROSE! … 1918 sq. ft. bungalow has 5 bdrm., 3 baths will impress you from moment you pull up! Open, bright concept floor plan, vaulted ceilings, hardwood flrg. MF deck, panoramic views on 27 acres + much more! Pride in ownership is shown throughout this property! CA0114395 Asking $1,100,000 REMARKABLE PROPERTY! … 1/3 mile off Hwy 21. 10 min. to Camrose. 26 acres, 2190 sq. ft. fully fin. home + sun room. A/C, vinyl windows, 3 gas FP, newer shingles. 32’x48’ htd. shop, 32’x60’ partially htd. shop, 34’x60’ barn. 7 acres fenced, 11 acres hay, dugout, garden, masterfully landscaped. A true beauty! Asking $995,000 CA0119340

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