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Vol. LXVI, No. 29   City Edition – 40 pages   Country Edition – 52 pages   June 12, 2018

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Inside City of Camrose Page 10 Dining and Entertainment Pages 12 to 14 Father’s Day Pages 17 to 20 Who Can I Count On? Page 23 Obituaries Pages 24 and 25 On the Road Pages 28 to 31 Classifieds Pages 34 to 37

News Features Kiwanis Top Cop building bridges within the community . . . . 4 Lougheed Centre season launch . . . . . . . . . . 11 From the heart to the court, CAFCL receives generous gift. . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Night Classic soccer played under the lights . . . . . . . . . 32 Reflections Column by Bonnie Hutchinson. . . . 6 Homespun Column by Laurel Nadon . . . . . . . . 22

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Murray Green, Camrose Booster Michelle Musselman received more than one Mother’s Day present this year. After welcoming baby Scarlett into the world on May 14 at Covenant Health St. Mary’s Hospital Camrose, her and father/husband Ty, received a baby gift package from the Ladies Auxiliary of the Camrose branch of the Royal Canadian Legion from member Jen Coombs, executive member Marilyn Weber and president Grace Torpe. This was the first year the Ladies Auxiliary made such a presentation, but they hope to have a Mother’s Day gift every year in the future.

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Kiwanis Top Cop building bridges within the community

By Lori Larsen

The annual Top Cop award, sponsored by Camrose and District Kiwanis Club in cooperation with Camrose Police Service (CPS), presented Camrose Police Service crime prevention/community relations Constable Kelly Bauer with this year’s honour during the regular City of Camrose council meeting on June 4 at council chambers. Councillors, administration, several members of the Kiwanis Club, CPS and the community joined Mayor Norm Mayer in congratulating Constable Bauer for his continuous work as a dedicated police officer and his commitment to building strong bridges between the citizens and the police service. The Top Cop award is presented annually in recognition of an individual officer’s commitment towards going above and beyond his/her duties as a member of the CPS. “I am thrilled to see Const. Bauer recognized by Kiwanis with the 2017 Top Cop Award,” said Camrose Police Chief Mark Neufeld. “I can’t begin to tell you how frequently people approach me in the community to tell me what a good job he is doing. Whether it is working with seniors on fraud prevention, with children in our schools, or the business community around initiatives to reduce crime, Const. Bauer is making a strong, positive impact in our city. He is an active volunteer and he can always be counted on to get things done. He is not only a great police officer, he’s a great person.” Const. Bauer has been a member of Camrose Police Service since 2005. He began his policing career later in life after an 18-year career in the agriculture industry. Having grown up in Vegreville, Bauer’s knowledge of policing was with the RCMP, but because he didn’t want to have to move his family around as much as is required by RCMP and didn’t want to live or police in a large city, he looked up Camrose Police Service online, saw they were recruiting and the rest is history. Camrose seemed like a natural choice for Const.

Lori Larsen, Camrose Booster This year’s recipient of the Camrose and District Kiwanis Top Cop Award, Camrose Police Service crime prevention/community relations Constable Kelly Bauer, left, accepts the award from Kiwanis member Derek Robertson on June 4 at City of Camrose Council Chambers.

Bauer and his wife. It was a smaller city, yet large enough to have all the amenities and services they wanted to raise their three daughters. In his 13 years of service (this fall) with CPS, Bauer has worked patrol, traffic, school resource officer and presently holds the position of crime prevention/community relations officer. As crime prevention/ community relations officer, he is responsible for developing and maintaining community partnerships that promote public safety and engage the citizens of Camrose in preventing themselves from becoming victims of crime. He goes above and beyond the call of duty to create both a positive and effective liaison between residents, the police service and many community initiatives such as Crime Stoppers, Camrose Wise Owls, Camrose Business Watch, the Camrose and District Victim Service Unit, Camrose Family Violence Action Society, Battle River Elder Abuse and DARE, not to mention numerous community boards and advocate groups. He is often seen during all hours of day, attending

various community events hosted or participated in by CPS, and has become a welcoming and familiar face among the youth and seniors of Camrose. The Eyes On Camrose program, recently launched by CPS, was spearheaded by Const. Bauer with input from fellow members and has become a intricate tool in helping to keep Camrose a safe community. Bauer feels honoured to have been chosen as this year’s Top Cop, especially because the award is nominated by the community. “It is good to see that people who I deal with in my role have had a good experience with whatever facet of my position I am dealing with them and they appreciate the job that I have done (and continue to do).” A comment posted on Facebook by a community member, whose only contact with Const. Bauer was through his position, said, “He is the most approachable police officer I have ever met.” This comment resonated with Bauer and gave him a true sense of accomplishment. Above his gratitude for being recognized, Bauer sincerely remarked that he is merely one cog on the wheel that continues to move Camrose Police

Service. “It’s a true team effort. There are other roles that aren’t nearly as visible to the community and those members work very hard as well. The shift work and hours that they do can take a toll. “There are so many members on our police service that could be nominated. I work with a lot of good people, we just all have different roles within the police service,” he said. Recently Const. Bauer experienced firsthand the difference positive interactions can have on, not only members of the community, but himself, during a chance meeting with a young boy at a convenience store, who proudly showed Bauer the slurpee he was getting. “He (little boy) showed me the drink and I mentioned how lucky he was to be able to mix different flavours. Just before, he (little boy) and his mom left the store he said, ‘Mom that’s the first time I talked with a police officer.’ After he said that, the cashier smiled at me, the mother was smiling at me and I couldn’t stop smiling either. “It may sound cliche, but we get into policing to make a difference,” said Bauer adding whether it is

catching a break and enter in progress or having an all-important conversation with a four-year-old boy about the slurpee he was drinking. For Constable Bauer, and many other CPS members, the most important part of their job is knowing that they are making a difference. “Sometimes we get so busy that we don’t take the time to do those little things and that is often where the payoff is. It not only makes a difference in the lives of our citizens, but ours as well.” Another comment posted on Facebook, from one of Constable Bauer’s colleagues, pretty much summed up the reason Bauer was chosen as this year’s recipient. “Constable Bauer is recognized for his help starting the Eyes On Camrose initiative, as well as his strong efforts to bridge the gap between citizens and officers.” Outside of his busy career with CPS, Bauer enjoys spending time with his family including the apple of his eye, his nearly one-year-old grandaughter. He competed for 16 years in triathlon events, stays fit with cross training and is a member of Century Meadows Baptist Church. The Camrose and District Kiwanis Club applauds the efforts of the Camrose Police Service in both their professional and volunteer service to the community. “I commend the Camrose and District Kiwanis Club for the great work they do in our community,” mentioned Chief Neufeld. “I appreciate their commitment to recognizing the contributions of members of the Camrose Police Service over the years. We have a great group of employees, both sworn in and civilian, who do so much to make Camrose the great community that it is. As an organization, we are extremely proud of our people and it’s nice to see them recognized in this way.” Anyone who has had the pleasure of dealing with Const. Bauer in his role with CPS knows that he goes above and beyond the call of duty to build bridges of trust and engagement between CPS and Camrose residents.

CWSS program explores human interaction with wildlife

By Lori Larsen

Whether enjoying the sight of deer grazing in our City valleys or out in the mountains appreciating the sight of a black bear roaming the hillside, living in harmony with nature is an every day part of life. On June 14, at 7 p.m. at the Stoney Creek Centre, 5320-39 Avenue, Cam-

rose Wildlife Stewardship Society (CWSS) summer program presents WildNorth, with a session on cohabitating with wildlife. WildNorth (formerly the Wildlife Rehabilitation Society of Edmonton) is a charitable organization that focuses on rescuing and rehabilitating animals of all shapes and sizes.

They treat over 2500 wild animals annually. “Come and learn about human-animal conf licts and how to safely interact with local wildlife,” said CWSS coordinator Carolyn Cook. “And meet WildNorth’s live animal ambassador, Wild Rose the porcupine.” Anyone attending the

CWSS events are invited to enter their name into a draw for a variety of prizes donated by local businesses, by filling out an evaluation on the event. The more events you attend and fill out evaluations the more chances you will have to win. The Camrose Purple Martin Festival will be taking place on June 16 at

Stoney Creek Centre. Be sure to come out and enjoy a day of fun and informative activities for the family. For more information on the Camrose Wildlife and Greenspace Stewardship programs and upcoming events contact Carolyn Cook at ccook2@ualberta. ca or by telephone at 780672-0544.

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City financial statements in solid standings

By Lori Larsen

City of Camrose council approved the 2017 audited financial statements presented by auditor Grant Burgess of the auditing firm Grant Thornton during the regular council meeting held on April 16. Speaking on a few of the highlights of the report, Burgess began by saying the City is in a solid financial position. Total financial assets for the year 2017 are $89,344,365 of which $76,269,557 are cash and

temporary investments. The total liabilities are $50,757,178 which include the long-term debt of $18,764,788. “When the City borrows money for projects, such as the Recreation Centre, those are what comprise our long-term debt which we usually get through the Alberta Capital Finance Authority,” said City of Camrose financial services general manager Travis Bouck. In a comparison of finances from 2007 to

2017, Burgess pointed out to council that in 10 years, the City has come a long way. Bouck explained, “Our debt has decreased significantly from $31 million in 2007 to $19 million in 2017. Reserves and other amounts set aside for future use have increased, during the same time frame, from $27 million to $74 million and we have been able to continue to operate within our annual operational approved budgets.” Bouck indicated this is the reason capital projects such as the new Aquatic Centre, Wastewater Treatment Plant, Public Works Building and 48th Avenue Bridge are able to be considered. “We are currently looking at and evaluating these projects in an attempt to ensure that the services we provide the residents of Camrose continue to improve.” Revenues and Expenses




were $49,708,372 with $ 24,773,265 specif ically from net municipal taxes compared to 2016 of $49,626,215 with $24,313,484 from net municipal taxes. Total expenses for 2017 were $46,396,496 compared to 2016 of $45,472,084. Burgess noted how close the numbers stayed from year to year in an operation the size of the City of Camrose. Bouck said, “Over time, costs are going to increase as the City grows and the scope of your services increase. Anytime the City increases, the level of service for the residents (such as upgrading the Aquatic Centre to meet the communities growing needs), it costs money.” Burgess referred to the consolidated expenses by object for 2017 totalling $46,396,496 compared to 2016 of $45,472,084. He specifically pointed out

that in 2017, $20,509,682 was spent on salaries, wages and benefits, $6,668,022 on contracted and general services and $7,414,800 on materials, goods and utilities. “It shows where you are spending your money and that it has an impact on the area and people,” said Burgess. The biggest costs to the City after amortization are protective services at $6,519,586, recreation and culture which includes all facilities at the Recreation Centre, Aquatics Centre, Community Centre, all parks systems, City-owned soccer fields, ball diamonds, golf course, cemetery, museum and Chuck MacLean Arts Centre at $7,278,293 and roads, streets, walks and lighting at $6,781,528. Bouck concluded, “The City is in a relatively strong financial position after a long period of fiscally responsible planning.”

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Are you in the yellow zone?

knew I was in trouble.

I turned into the alley behind the building where my office was, on the way to my parking stall. A truck was blocking the alley. I burst into tears. Scary? You bet. I thought of things I’d accomplished in my life; tough situations I’d handled, learned from and then flourished. And a truck blocking the alley wiped me out? I ***

Last week I flashed back to that incident from thirty years ago while I attended a workshop about “Vicarious Trauma” and “Compassion Fatigue.” To grossly over-simplify, “vicarious trauma” is the impact on people who help those who have been through traumatic experiences. Police, Victim Services workers, paramedics and other emergency medical people; therapists, counsellors, people who support immigrants and refugees, child welfare workers and social workers… When dealing day after day with those who have experienced horrific traumas, the “helpers” begin to have some of the same symptoms as those who’ve had the horrific experiences. For example, they may become hyper-vigilant and on red-alert even in situations where they are in no danger. “Compassion fatigue” can also be experienced by people who deal with other people’s trauma, or people who are in a caregiver role, giving and giving and not necessarily getting anything back. One of the signs of “compassion fatigue” is gradually losing the capacity for empathy.


Lori Larsen, Camrose Booster In a show of strength and support, 15 riders showed up at 12-year-old Brody Kucinskas’ grandparents front door on May 23 to escort him to school. The riders were part of the Bullying Enns biker group that travel northern and central Alberta to let, specifically children and youth, know there are people out there who care and will help in the cause against bullying. Brody is pictured centre of photo sitting atop one of the riders motorcycles.


Most of us don’t have jobs or life circumstances that expose us to super-traumatic situations or require us to care for relentless needs of others every day. All of us have times in our lives that are particularly demanding, asking more of us than we know we can handle. One of the workshop concepts I especially appreciated–useful for all of us–was the idea of paying attention to our “yellow zone.” ***

We all know what our “green zone” feels like. We’re at the top of our game, lots of energy, good at what we do, enjoying life, enjoying work, enjoying the people in our life… Most have us, if we’re middle aged or older, have probably had a taste of what our “red zone” feels like – when we know it’s time to stop, or maybe our bodies or minds have already stopped us. We’re exhausted. We over-react to situations that ordinarily wouldn’t bother us. The “yellow zone”–like traffic lights warning us that in a few seconds we can no longer “go”–is particularly interesting. The “yellow zone” gives us early indicators that we’re not optimum and need to pay attention.


Murray Green, Camrose Booster Camrose Swans and Roses Lions Club members Gloria Sharuga, left, and Gail Reimer, right, present Devona Gibson, program coordinator of the Camrose Women’s Shelter, with $1,000 on May 3 to assist with various programs.


At the workshop, we each identified what our indicators are that we’re in the yellow zone. For some of us it was physical. We get a cold or a headache or a rash. For others it was emotional–we’re more easily upset, get angrier or sadder or more fearful than usual. Still others had mental indicators–we think dark thoughts; are more critical and judgmental than usual; are more confused and can’t think clearly. Behavioural indicators might be that we take stupid risks; bury ourselves in minddistracting activities; ignore problems that are staring us in the face. ***

Also at the workshop, we identified ways we can pay more attention to our yellow zone indicators, and take actions to help us move back into the green zone. Some of those actions are self-care practices we can do on our own. Some of the actions might be to make changes in our relationships or our environments. The workshop gave me more appreciation for the yellow zone–our own personal warning system to help us stay healthy. So, what are your signs of being in a yellow zone? How do you move back to your green zone? ***

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Lori Larsen, Camrose Booster On behalf of the Camrose Special Olympics, athlete Curtis Mandrusiak, centre, receives a donation of $500 from the Camrose Swans and Roses Lions Club treasurer Gloria Sharuga, left and president Larry Sharuga.

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Local Camrose man Cody Stokowski, has recently finished in the top 5% of his Juris Doctor law degree cohort, graduating with first-class Distinction from Bond University, Gold Coast, Australia. This has led to Cody being offered one of thirty places in the Masters of Corporate Law at the prestigious University of Cambridge, ranked the most elite corporate law degree in England. Cody attended the University of Alberta Augustana campus, where he completed his Bachelor of Management in Business Economics with first-class Distinction, Dean’s list Honours and co-founded the UofA Management Society. Following Cody’s graduation from the UofA, Cody moved to Sydney, Australia to study law at the prestigious University of Sydney. However, after completing one year in Sydney, Cody decided to move closer to the Brisbane market to secure a clerkship position at top tier corporate law firm DLA Piper, and transferred to Bond University on the Gold Coast. While at Bond, Cody held positions as the President of 180 Degrees Consulting (Bond Branch), the worlds largest pro-bono consulting firm, and awarded top Commercial Law Clinic advisor, while also finishing top of his class in three corporate related subjects. Cody has decided to move back to Canada and will pursue a Commercial Law career in Vancouver.

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Visit our website at for registration fees and our policy regarding import or non-resident players. Cheques, cash and e-transfers ONLY. Respect In Sport (parent module) will need to be completed for anyone who has completed the program prior to 2013-14 hockey season. It has been mandated by Hockey Alberta to be completed every four years. If you are a non-resident player trying out for AAA or AA team, you do not register until you make that team and August registration fees will apply.

NEW REGISTRANTS ONLY If your child has never played hockey, you must complete the Respect in Sport (parent module) located on the Hockey Alberta website ( prior to coming in. A copy of the certificate OR certificate number is all that will be required. Anyone with a Rural Route or box number will need to provide a legal land description.

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Lori Larsen, Camrose Booster Shovels hit the ground on June 6 during the official ground breaking of the Camrose Aquatic Centre revitalization project. Pictured left to right back row are Clark Builders project manager Brady McCorriston, City of Camrose community services general manager Ryan Poole and Clark Builders project development manager Jason Deboski. Front row, City of Camrose recreation facilities director Dawn Phillips, Mayor Norm Mayer, City manager Malcolm Boyd, Clark Builders operations director Randy Kyrzyk and City of Camrose councillor Cathie Johnson.

Fighting ALS with a walk By Murray Green


Lori Larsen, Camrose Booster The Camrose and District Horticulture Society were busy cleaning up rose gardens at the Bill Fowler Centre and Memorial Rose gardens on June 6. Pictured left to right are members Karen Hymes, Janine Carroll, Jean Manchakowski and Sandra Dorosz. Missing from photo are Jacques and Bobbi Vaillancourt, Linda Tomaszewski and Anna-Mae Feddema. The Horticulture Society has been cleaning out gardens, including the Courtyard at Rosehaven for as long as any member can recall. The Club is also preparing for the upcoming Rose and Lily Show to be held on Thursday, July 19 .

The ALS Society of Alberta will be hosting its annual Walk for ALS in Camrose on June 23 at Mirror Lake. This volunteer event encourages friends, family and community to come together to celebrate and promote hope for a future without ALS. Walk for ALS is an annual event that takes place in over 90 locations across the country. Participants are encouraged to solicit donations, and can set up a personal fundraising website to track their progress. About 60 per cent of funds raised from each event goes to client support services in Alberta and 40 per cent is donated to the national ALS research program.

Registration will be held at 10:30 a.m. with a kick-off slated for 11 a.m. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is a rapid, always fatal neurodegenerative disease. It attacks the nerves of the body that would normally send messages from the brain to the muscle, resulting in weakness and wasting. Eventually, the individual with ALS is left completely immobilized, with loss of speech and an inability to swallow and breathe. There is no known cause or cure for this devastating disease. For more information on the ALS Society of Alberta, call 780-487-0754.

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25 Years Ago This Week – from June 15, 1993 edition • A new general assessment taxation formula for City properties meant 25 percent higher municipal taxes for 281 Camrose homeowners. • Wes Campbell, salesmen for Lamb Ford Sales Ltd., Camrose, was awarded Ford’s Summit Award for national sales and achievement. Campbell was in the top 100 of 3,000 Ford salespeople in Canada. • For Father’s Day, Camrose Golf Club advertised six rounds of 18 holes of golf for $99. • Sound Spectacular, Duggan Mall, advertised four models of Panasonic View Cameras from $999.99 for Father’s Day.

50 Years Ago This Week – from June 11, 1968 edition • A full page ad promoted the annual Hardisty Stampede. • Wilson & Cassady Ltd. advertised the new Ronson 260 electric shaver. It was guaranteed to shave as close as your blade or your money back! • A photo taken from high above Main Street during Jaywalkers’ Jamboree showed farm tractors and implements, a multitude of new vehicles offered by Camrose dealerships and elaborate retail displays outside almost every 50th Street business.


Lori Larsen, Camrose Booster The Camrose Boys and Girls Club hosted the annual June Johns Memorial Mayor’s Walk/Run on May 27. Walkers and runners were set to head off on their trek at the count of three by Mayor Norm Mayer, left in photo.

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City of Camrose and Camrose County


Friday, June 15, 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. AND Saturday, June 16, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Public Works Yards, 4202-51 Avenue, Camrose City of Camrose Public Works Department – Phone 780-672-5513 Now is the opportunity to clean out all those half-empty containers that may be dangerous if dumped down the drain, poured on the ground, or even sent to the Camrose Landfill. Every householder uses products in the house and garden containing chemicals that are hazardous when disposed of improperly. Mixed together in landfills, these chemicals can be dangerous – to the workers and to the environment. Camrose Spring Household Hazardous Waste Round-Up will be held on Friday, June 15 and Saturday, June 16, 2018 at the PUBLIC WORKS YARDS. Keep your materials in their original containers. If the container is broken or cracked, place it inside a leak-proof package and label it. If you discover jars or cans of unidentified chemicals, take them to the Round-Up and tell a staff person you are unsure of the contents. Any container that cautions about careful use of the product or disposal of the container should be included in the Hazardous Waste Round-Up.

Examples of typical household hazardous wastes are: - Metal Polish - Adhesives - Oven Cleaner - Aerosols - Pesticides - Ammonia - Pharmaceuticals - Art Supplies - Photography - Bleach Chemicals - Barbecue Starter - Rodent Poison - Cleaning Fluids - Solvents - Disinfectants - Swimming Pool - Drain Cleaners Chemicals - Flea Powder - Waxes - Herbicides - Wood Preservatives - Insecticides

All the materials collected at the Household Hazardous Waste Round-Up will be collected, classified, manifested, packed and transported by trained personnel and taken to the Alberta Special Waste Management Facility near Swan Hills where the waste will be taken for proper treatment and disposal. The cost of treatment will be borne by Alberta Environment. Your cooperation and support of the Camrose Household Hazardous Waste Round-Up is most appreciated.



Proposed Bylaw 3007-18

Proposed Bylaw 3009-18

Pursuant to the provisions of the Municipal Government Act, Section 606 of the Revised Statutes of Alberta and amendments thereto, PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that Council of the City of Camrose gave first reading to Bylaw 3007-18 on June 4, 2018.

Pursuant to the provisions of the Municipal Government Act, Section 606 of the Revised Statutes of Alberta and amendments thereto, PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that Council of the City of Camrose gave first reading to Bylaw 3009-18 on June 4, 2018.

The purpose of Bylaw 3007-18 is amend Land Use Bylaw 2929-17 as follows:

The purpose of Bylaw 3009-18 is to amend Land Use Bylaw 2929-17 as follows:

That Land Use Bylaw 2929-17, be amended by redistricting Lot 20, 12, Block 10, Plan RN28A from R4 – High Density Multi-Family Residential District to I – Institutional District. A Public Hearing is scheduled to be held as follows: Date: Time: Place:

July 3, 2018 5:00 pm Camrose City Hall, 5204-50 Avenue, Camrose

1. That Land Use Bylaw 2929-17, be amended by District removal of Parks and Recreation from the Municipal Reserve inventory legally described as Lot 6MR, Block 1, Plan 962 2166 and further to redistrict from PR – Parks and Recreation District to I – Institutional District. The disposal and redistricting will provide land for Catholic Social Services assisted living facility. A Public Hearing is scheduled to be held as follows:

Any person(s) who have an interest regarding the passing of Bylaw 3007-18 are encouraged to attend the Public Hearing in person to state their support or objections. Any written submissions to be considered by City Council are required to be submitted no later than June 26, 2018 at 4:00 pm by mail to: Kim Isaak, Deputy City Manager, City of Camrose, 5204-50 Avenue, Camrose, AB T4V 0S8 or by email to:

Date: Place:

September 4, 2018 Time: 5:00 pm Council Chambers, City Hall, 5204-50 Avenue, Camrose

Any person(s) who have an interest regarding the passing of Bylaw 3009-18 are encouraged to attend the Public Hearing in person to state their support of objections. Any written submissions to be considered by City Council are required to be submitted no later than July 3, 2018 at 4:00 pm by mail to: Kim Isaak, General Manager of Corporate and Protective Services, City of Camrose, 5204-50 Avenue, Camrose, AB T4V 0S8 or by email to:

PR – Parks and Recreation District

Notice is hereby given that Council may thereafter without further notice proceed Subject Property with final approval of Bylaw 3007-18 at the regular Council Meeting on July 3, 2018. For additional information, contact Francisca Karl, Long Range Planner, phone 780-672-4428 or email to

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Notice is hereby given to I – Institutional District that Council may thereafter without further notice proceed with final approval of Bylaw 3009-18 at the regular Council Meeting on September 4, 2018. For additional information, contact Aaron Leckie, Director of Planning or Francisca Karl, Long Range Planner by telephone 780-672-4428 or email or

Assault suspect turns himself in June 8

A male turned himself into Camrose Police Service following a Mar. 24 assault investigation where he was identified as being responsible for punching

another male in the jaw outside a local bar. The male was charged with assault causing bodily harm and released on a Promise to Appear. A dispute between fam-

ily members was mediated by police. Verbal threats were made when one of the couples returned to the residence to collect their belongings. Other living arrangements are being

made to prevent further issues. June 7

A vehicle towing a holiday trailer was stopped by police when the license plate did not match the trailer. The driver was charged with an unregistered trailer as well as

displaying an unauthorized license plate. A license plate cannot simply be removed from one trailer and placed onto another. The license plate needs to be transferred and must match the VIN number of the current trailer.

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Lougheed Centre Season Launch By Murray Green

It is going to be another great season of entertainment that will be announced at the Jeanne and Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre at a Season Launch celebration on Thursday, June 14 at 7 p.m. You will be able to take tours of the facility, view video clips of the upcoming shows and listen to Bernard Quilala and the Q-Tones from the cabaret series. This is a free event, open to the public. Community tours begin at 6 p.m. At 7 p.m. sneak peek video trailers of each of the artists will be shown prior to the live performance. “We have 31 artists booked for the 2018-19 season already,” said an excited Nick Beach, general manager of the Lougheed Centre. The Lougheed Centre have four series. The Shuman Insurance Series is the main presentation throughout the year. The Central Agencies Cabaret Series

will be in the Mayer Hall, the Tracy Brandingen Re/ Max Classical Series and the Fountain Tire Family Series will fill out the season. A few acts will be added during the year that are part of the Special Presentations. One of the major changes this season will be the fact that most shows will begin at 7:30 p.m. this season to get everyone home a little sooner. “The Pick 6 option was very popular. In fact, most picked 10 or 11 shows, so we added a Pick 10 option for people.” Presentation series

Lisa Brokop will present Legendary Ladies of Country to open the series on Saturday, Sept. 29. Cirque Eloize presents Saloon, a musical acrobatic adventure on Friday, Oct. 5. “This is a giant circus show and Circus Eloize is the second biggest company in Canada. They have been around for 25 years,” said Nick. “Canada is known for its cirque shows, but they

Matthew Good will be performing a solo acoustic show.

don’t often play out west. It has taken us two years to get them here.” One of Canada’s women of rock, Sass Jordan, will share songs from her album Racine in a show called Racine Revisited on Saturday, Oct. 26. “It’s the 25th anniversary of the album that kicked off her career.” Telemetry, a Radical System Art by Shay Kuebler takes dance to a whole new level on Friday, Nov. 9. “It is a contemporary dance art form. It is extreme high energy. This is a show that people have to trust us on. It is a great show that will blow you away. Shay is from Sherwood Park so he is excited to come back home, but this is his only northern Alberta show.” A Christmas special with plenty of east coast music will be shared with the Barra MacNeils on Saturday, Nov. 24. “They were one of the first artists to play here, so we wanted to bring them back.” This year’s illusionist Spidey’s Make Believe offers a mix of hypnotist/mentalist/ magician on Friday, Jan. 18. “He is aggravating because he is so good,” commented Nick. The comedy team that will make you laugh this year will be brought to you by Cathy Jones (This Hour has 22 Minutes) and Bruce McCulloch (Kids in the Hall) on Friday, Feb. 1. One of the funniest nights of the year will be on Friday, Feb. 22 with the Golden Girl’s Thank You for Being a Friend show. “Last year, I brought an off Broadway show called Menopause The Musical. I was looking for another fun big production. It has a full sized replica set with life sized puppets. It is so funny.” Ballet Jorgen is coming back due to popular demand. This time the Canada group will be bringing Coppelia back to life on stage on Thursday, March 14. It is one of the oldest shows in the world. Continued on page 13

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on Tuesday, June 19 at 7:00 p.m. at the Norsemen Inn, Camrose The evening will feature a “year in review” to help donors and recipients alike learn more about all the various ways in which the Foundation has been active over the last twelve months. There will be an update on the organization’s financial status and plans for the year ahead. In addition, long-time donors Jim and Janet Hillaby will speak about why they have chosen to support the Foundation, while Amanda Barth of the Hay Lakes Municipal Library will talk about what it has meant to her organization to receive a grant from the Foundation. The Foundation is pleased to welcome Dr. Michael Benusic as the featured guest speaker at this special evening. Dr. Benusic is a “hometown boy” who was born and raised in the County of Camrose. He attended Sifton School, Camrose Composite High School and both the Camrose and Edmonton campuses of the University of Alberta before attending medical school in Vancounver. Dr. Benusic will share his personal story and his goals, as well as touch on how a grant from the Battle River Community Foundation helped him stay motivated to succeed.

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Lougheed Centre Season Launch Now Showing Friday, June 15 to Thursday, June 21 BACK TO TWO EVENING SHOWS EACH DAY FOR THE SUMMER! Fri. through Thurs. Evenings: 7:00 & 9:10 pm Sat. & Sun. Matinees: 2:00 pm 14A – Coarse Language

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Everyone knows the song “The Last Saskatchewan Pirate.” Now you have a chance to hear the song and band live when the Arrogant Worms perform on Monday, March 18. Twin Flames blends the vocals of Chelsey June and Jaaji with Indigenous songs from Canada’s northern communities on Tuesday, April 2. Rounding out the series will be The Celtic Tenors with their blend of Irish folk music on Wednesday, April 17. Special shows



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Machine De Cirque will perform Truck Stop on Saturday, Aug. 11 at 8:30 p.m. as a special outdoor show in front of the Recreation Centre. Two Jann Arden shows on Nov. 1 and 2 are already sold out. The Washboard Union, veterans of the Big Valley Jamboree festival, will be bringing their show indoor, Tuesday, Nov. 20. “They give a great high energy concert, so that’s why we wanted them to play here,” said Nick. Shumka’s Nutcracker is a back by popular demand. They will have two shows, Dec. 14 and 15. Look for another country music show to be added in February. Classical series

The Classical Series begins with Orchestra Borealis with the Vaughn Wil-

liams London Symphony on Sunday, Oct. 21. Nathan Berg will hold a concert on Wednesday, Nov. 21. “He is one of the biggest voices in Canada. We are stepping up our game by offering some very high quality shows.” Another request was to have the Red Deer Symphony Orchestra back again. This time the orchestra will feature music with a Robbie Burns Night theme, Sunday, Jan. 27. Corey Hamm presents a pianist concert on Saturday, Feb. 23. “He is an impressive artist and will present master classes as well.” The Chor Leoni Men’s Choir will complete the series on Monday, March 25. “The Augustana men’s choir will perform with them as well. It is a huge 60-men choir and even bigger when you put them together.” Family series

Free shows in the family series will continue this year. Starting off the fun will be Axis Theatre’s Robinson Crusoe. It will be held on Sunday, Sept. 30. A great Christmas classic in Twas the Night Before Christmas will get everyone in the holiday spirit on Sunday, Dec. 2. Another classic, Alberta Opera’s Pinocchio, will delight children of all ages on Saturday, Jan. 19. “Funds that are donated by people during the shows will be used to bring outreach

programs into the school,” said Nick. “It is exciting to do more for the community.” Cabaret series

Bernard Quilala and the Q-Tones, who was part of the Krystal Dos Santos show last year, will give his own concert in the Mayer Hall. It will be held on Friday, Oct. 12. “We completely sold out three of the four shows last year. The fourth show also had a good audience. This is a popular series. This year we are moving the stage 90 degrees to create an even more intimate show.” Luke McMaster, formerly of McMaster and James, will present his Icons of Soul show. The band plays on Friday, Nov. 16. “He is known for songwriting, but he ha a fantastic voice.” Amero Little Christmas features the voice of Don Amero in his country music style. He hits the stage on Friday, Dec. 7. “He opened for the Kentucky Headhunters when they were here and made a good impression.” Canadian folk music winners Hillsburn wrap up the series on Friday, Jan. 25. “I have to admit, they are my new favorite band.” All shows in the cabaret series are 18 plus shows. Tickets for all shows will go on sale on June 14 as regular season tickets, Pick 10 or Pick 6 tickets. Single tickets go on sale later in June.

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Melisizwe Brothers set to perform By Murray Green

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Get ready for the biggest and hottest show ever held at the Jeanne and Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre. Main Street was jammed with music fans on Saturday, June 2. “We were excited to play in Camrose during the Jaywalkers’ Jamboree and everyone loved it,” said Marc, the oldest of the Melisizwe Brothers. “We believe that we should always give back to our roots and support where we come from. We have always wanted to come to Camrose and perform on stage and we can’t wait to perform at the Lougheed Centre.” The Melisizwe Brothers will be playing at the Lougheed Centre on June 16 at 7:30 p.m. They already stole the hearts of Camrosians when the brothers recently played at the Jaywalkers Jamboree on June 2. “We’ve been to Camrose a lot of times. I think the Lougheed Centre is a really cool facility and it will be great to sing there,” added Zacary. The Melisizwe Brothers will present an exciting evening of world class musical performances, from brothers Marc, Seth and Zacary. They are 15, 12 and 11 years old.

“I always believed that my brothers and I could do something in music together. It just took us some time to put it all together. I started at a young age and really liked it when Zacary started singing. I liked it when Seth started on piano as well,” shared Marc. Sure Burton Cummings and The Barenaked Ladies were huge shows, but this is the show that people will be talking about 20 years from now as being the number one performance held in Camrose in 2018. “Being in a family band is really fun because we are all together and supporting each other,” said Zacary. “Being on stage with my brothers is a pleasure because we get to stick together. It makes the journey special because they are my brothers and my best friends. It wouldn’t be as much fun without them,” added Seth. The Leduc performers have already been on the Ellen Degeneres show, Steve Harvey and The Apollo Theatre and Times Square New York. This is a musical event for the whole family. “We received our music talent from both of our parents. Our dad plays the saxophone and dabbles a little bit in bass guitar. Our mom is a beautiful singer,

her voice is like an angel. That is where Zac gets his voice from,” said Marc. “I always listened to my mom sing when she came home from work and I would ask what song are you singing mom? She would tell me and it is awesome listening to her sing,” added Zacary. “Back when we were way younger we would all participate together in the basement. My dad played bass, I played the piano, Zacary played drums, Marc played guitar and mom would help us with singing. It wasn’t a band, we did it for fun as a family,” explained Seth. “We couldn’t let the instruments go to waste, so we had to use them.” The three boys sound a lot like the The Jackson 5 and perform mostly Motown music such as Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston. “We love funk, soul and R and B music. We listen to the Jackson 5 and Stevie Wonder. We always try to learn and better ourselves in music from listening to the old guys, the greats in music,” shared Marc. “I like all of the Motown artists because we got inspired by them. They inspire us to create more music and write songs,” said Zacary. Continued on page 15

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The Melisizwe Brothers from Leduc consist of Marc, left, Zacary and Seth. They will be playing music at the Jeanne and Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre on June 16.

Junior high choir back up Melisizwe Brothers By Murray Green

Local junior high students will be singing back up vocals in the song “Heal the World” during the Melisizwe Brothers concert at the Jeanne and Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre. “I received a call from Mark, the dad, after he called the university looking for a choir group that would be interested in performing backup vocals on one of the songs during their concert.

I started asking questions about what age he was looking for and how big of a group he wanted,” said Val Bailey, administrative assistant for the fine arts department at the University of Alberta Augustana Campus. “I soon realized that the best person to approach was my husband Bob (music teacher at École Charlie Killam School) because he is teaching the age level they wanted. Mark was looking for a choral

arrangement, so I knew that Tom Splia (community band leader and retired high school instructor) could help them with that.” She contacted a bunch of parents and soon a choir called the Melisizwe Brothers Choral Project was formed. “We have about 18 singers between 10 and 15 years of age inclusive. They are very excited about it and have rehearsed four times

prior to Jaywalkers’ Jamboree,” added Val. The Melisizwe Brothers will present an exciting evening of world class musical performances from brothers Marc, Seth and Zacary. They are 15, 12 and 11 years old. “The song is one that Michael Jackson wrote and it is the Melisizwe Brothers’ version of that song. It really lends itself to a youth choir because of the whole concept that the song is about

people, young and old, getting together and healing the world with love,” explained Val. “It will be very fun for the students and they are excited to perform with them. Some of them came out to Jaywalkers’ Jamboree just to hear them sing. The brothers sent an arrangement so we can hear what they are going to sound like. We have two rehearsals lined up with them to bring it altogether.”

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Melisizwe Brothers set Continued from page 14

Murray Green, Camrose Booster Marc plays lead guitar and provides both back-up and lead vocals for the band.

“People say we sound like Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5. I try to sound like myself. I listen to other people and fuse it into my own style. I want it to sound like the way I want to perform songs,” said Zacary. The boys received their start taking classes at the Leduc School of Music. Originally from the Caribbean, they make their home in Leduc when they are not travelling around the world. “Mom’s friend Leslie gave us an old keyboard for Zacary and I like to play around on and we both learned how to play. Marc was taking guitar and singing lessons, so that is when we decided that Zac should try the drums so we could play as a band. We played at my aunt’s house and it was the first time we realized that we were good enough to play as a band,” recalled Seth. Since that date, the brothers have been playing together for three years as a band. “Over time we have built confidence to play without getting nervous. It doesn’t matter how big the crowd is because it feels we are

performing to one person,” said Zacary. “We write every day and we add our own music to the concert. We are home schooled, so we take time out of the day to write songs and work on original material,” added Marc. “We all participate in writing as a family,” said Seth. “Our mom helps teach us, but sometimes she is hard on us,” revealed Zacary. “We do three or four hours of school work, write and practice every day.” The boys know music is always going to be a part of them. “We want to play music full time when we are finished school. We also want to do it together. We get to travel the world and perform, and it is what we want to do,” said Marc. The brothers want to share their music with the world. “We want Camrose people to come to the family show. It is going to be a wonderful evening of music,” said Marc. “The Camrose choir will have an impact on the whole audience and it is going to be really great,” concluded Seth. “The choir will help us touch people’s hearts,” said Zacary.

Murray Green, Camrose Booster Zacary is the lead singer of the Melisizwe Brothers and sounds like Michael Jackson and Stevie Wonder on stage. The brothers want to keep performing as a family band.

Men Who Fell to Earth honour Tragically Hip By Murray Green

Local band Men Who Fell to Earth will be honouring another Canadian band with a concert entitled Courage: A Tragically Hip Tribute. Last fall, Oct. 18, 2017, Canada lost a great artist with the death of Gord Downie. A celebration of music from the Tragically Hip will be performed by Camrose’s Men who Fell to Earth on Saturday, June 23 beginning at 8 p.m. The Hip, and Gord

Downie, touched Camrose residents with the band’s performance at the Camrose Regional Exhibition grounds on July 19, 1997. The group led off the concert with one of their biggest hits, “New Orleans is Sinking.” The Hip also appearing at Stage 13 on July 14, 2002 at the CRE. The Tragically Hip formed in 1984 in Kingston, Ontario. Gord Sinclair and Rob Baker were students at Kingston Collegiate and had performed together at the KCVI Vari-

ety Show as the Rodents. Baker and Sinclair joined with Downie and Fay in 1984 and began playing gigs around Kingston with some memorable stints at Clark Hall Pub and Alfie’s, student bars on Queen’s University campus. Guitarist Paul Langlois joined in 1986 and saxophonist Davis Manning left that same year. By the mid-1980s they performed in small music venues across Ontario until being seen by thenMCA vice-president Bruce

Murray Green, Camrose Booster Seth is the master on the keyboards and adds vocals.

Dickinson at the Horseshoe Tavern in Toronto. They were then signed to a long-term record deal with MCA and recorded the self-titled EP The Tragically Hip. The album produced two singles, “Small Town Bring-Down” and “Highway Girl.” They followed up with 1989s Up to Here. This album produced four sin-

gles, “Blow at High Dough,” “New Orleans Is Sinking,” “Boots or Hearts” and “38 Years Old.” All four of these songs found extensive rotation on modern rock radio play lists in Canada and they say the rest is history. The Tragically Hip went on to be one of the best bands in Canada over the past 25 years.

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Scholarship for Medical School Students in an accredited Canadian medical school who have graduated from a high school in the Battle River Regional Division are invited to apply for a scholarship from the Rudy and Flora Baker Scholarship Fund. Application deadline is Wednesday, August 15, 2018. Up to $5,000 in total is available to be awarded to one or more recipients. An application form is available on the Battle River Community Foundation website by clicking on the grants link, or by contacting the Battle River Community Foundation at Box 1122, Camrose, Alberta, T4V 4E7, by email at or by telephone at 780-679-0449.


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The name Larry Sharuga is synonymous with the Camrose Swans and Roses Lions Club. Often seen about town donning his bright red vest decorated with an assortment of pins, and his infectious smile, Larry’s dedication to the club is apparent by the many hours he spends promoting the Club’s generous givings to the community. Born on May 8, 1940 in Camrose, Larry was raised just east of town near Bawlf on his parent’s farm. “My parents owned the Hope Park Service station 14 miles east of Camrose on Bawlf road,” recalled Larry. “Mostly it was run by my mom because dad was busy hauling grain and cattle. We had a quarter section and didn’t have any crop, strictly pasturing cattle for people.” As a young man, Larry and a friend were walking down a street in Edmonton when he noted a sign at an Airforce recruitment office that said “The airforce needs you”. “I said to my good friend ‘Hey Brian the airforce needs us’ and we walked in there and that was that.” He ended up doing a three year stint with the airforce, from 1957 to 1960, after which he began a correspondence course for mechanics. “I went to work for John Deere in the parts department then signed up for heavy duty mechanic licence.” In 1967, he moved to Calgary to better himself and his career. “I decided to try sales and started a business selling electronic telephone answering units,” smiled Larry. When that business began slowing down Larry took on a night job as a mechanic with a Calgary based garbage company. Soon after he crossed paths with a sweet young lady, his now wife of 46 years, Gloria. In 1983, they moved back to Camrose where Larry assumed the position of shop manager for Border Paving (BP Waste), which was bought out by Laidlaw in 1986. “I stayed on looking after the garbage end of the business. But then in 1989 I went over to Border paving and worked as a mechanic for about a year.” In 1990, when the City of Camrose tendered out the residential garbage collection job, Gloria suggested the couple take a run at it. “We won the contract and started our Camrose Waste Removal business.” Two years in, Larry successfully negotiated a five year contract with the City. In 1993, Larry and

Lori Larsen, Camrose Booster Larry Sharuga proudly wears the Lions vest symbolizing all the good the club does for the community.

Gloria sold the business to Laidlaw signing on as a subcontractor with the new company. “I was supposed to retire in 1998 but I was talked into continuing managing then as a driver until I officially retired in 2008.” During his time owning and operating a business in Camrose, Larry wisely decided to actively participate in community minded organizations, including the Camrose Rotary Club and the Chamber of Commerce. “I was with the Rotary for 12 or 13 years,” he said adding that he was one of the members involved in the first Wheelchair program to Mexico in 2000. “That was an interesting experience.” In 2009 the Camrose Swans and Roses Lions was incorporated in Alberta and Larry was soon on board. “Brian Kroeger, a good friend and then president, talked me into joining the Lions. After six months Brian left and Gary Cunningham took over as president and I became vicepresident.” In 2012, Larry took over as the president, and will retire as president in June of this year. Gloria has also been a very active member since the beginning. While doing great work for the community is certainly a large part of being a member of the club, Larry said it is also about the camaraderie. “I enjoy the socializing and, being retired, it gives me an objective, a purpose. “The Lions Club cut wood business was the start of it,” explained Larry. “It got us busy, gave us a reason for getting up in the morning.” From there the club

has extended their time and donations to a variety of events and local organizations including, Camrose Neighbor Aid Breakfast club, Meals on Wheels, Rose City Handivan, Lions Christmas Tree Lot and nut trays sales, the Downtown pocket Park, Project Pride, Camrose Special Olympics, Canada Day Breakfast and Camp He Ho Ha. “At first we (Lions) were donating $500 to Camp He Ho Ha and we dropped it to $250 thinking it wasn’t going locally. Then we went down there and saw the place and learned more about it and came back and boosted it to $1,000. They don’t turn anyone away–they do everything to accommodate anyone (with special needs.) It makes you feel good when you get thank you letters from Camp He Ho Ha.” Larry explained that Camp He Ho Ha has a wall with a tree painted on it that bears the names of anyone who supports the camp. “If I win the big lottery my name would go at the top of the tree for the amount that I would happily give to them,” he said mixed with pride and humility. With the recent formation of the Camrose Swans and Roses Leo Club, Larry and Gloria are happy to offer their knowledge and skills. “It makes you feel good to support people and the community. Youth need clubs to help them understand life a little better and steer them in a direction of being part of a community. It gives them goals and a feeling of good giving back to the community.”

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The birth of a child is a momentous occasion in the lives of parents. First-time parents may be especially moved upon seeing the birth of their child, having never before witnessed something so profound. When the time comes for parents to leave the hospital and take their newborns home, new moms and dads take on different roles. Moms who are nursing or handling the bulk of the bottle-feeding while spending a few months on maternity leave may appear to have more opportunities than fathers to bond with their new babies. But there are many ways for new dads to bond with newborns as well. · Hold your baby as often as possible. Pediatrician David Hill, author of the book “Between Us

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is to build a good reputation and to give back to the community. While speaking with Ken, Cliff and David, fourth-generation six-yearold Jackson played quietly in the background, every once in a while sharing bits and pieces of the story of how he lost his front tooth on the school bus. Amazingly, the adults stop their own conversation and listen intently. It is clear that every member of this large family share equal importance. “The grandchildren (cousins) are all best friends,” said Cliff. “Mom (Iris) used to have all the grandchildren come to their house for a few days in the summer, four or five at a time.” Cliff added that the family (all of them for the most part) still get together at Christmas and most hol-

Though Ken chuckled at this comment, his contribution to the family was no less important. He was busy providing for his family by establishing a successful and equally well-known business in Camrose. Ken began Drever Agencies (Petro-Canada) in 1965 in Camrose and the business has since grown to include a number of affiliates in the Camrose area. “It has been great,” commented Cliff, Ken’s eldest son. “I started out working in the business as a child, then ended up running it. It is nice to see a generational business.” He said one of Ken’s best pieces of advice is, “If you are working, you are not spending.” David, Cliff’s son, added that one of the most valuable lessons he has learned from both grandfather Ken and father Cliff

idays. “We would pile into Dad and Mom’s house for Christmas. It was bodies deep. At one point, there were five new babies,” he laughed. Ken smiled proudly, confessing, “It’s a bit noisy, but everybody just gets along, there is no fighting or any of that.” The family also hosts a family reunion every other year at Hardisty Lake. It is clear that Ken and Iris created a family atmosphere of getting along, enjoying each other’s company and being grateful, every day, for the support and love of family. “All the children know they have a lot of support from the rest of the family and it has to be given back. We’re lucky to have good people watching our back. There is always someone around to help if you need something,” said Cliff.

Spanning four generations, the Drever boys continue a long line and solid foundation of fatherhood in Camrose. Great-grandfather Ken Drever began a legacy in Camrose in 1965 after moving from the farm in Hardisty. Along with wife Iris (passed away in 2013), the couple raised five amazing children Lynn, Judy, Vickie, Cliff and Dale. Ken’s family has since expanded exponentially to include 20 grandchildren and 42 great-grandchildren with three more on the way, all of whom still live within close proximity to Camrose. As a father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Ken has been an incredible role model. When asked what his secret is he humbly and sincerely replied, “Iris was the one who held the family together.”

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The large family boasts not only a variety of occupations, but a sense of entrepreneurship that no doubt comes straight from the top.

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From the heart to the court CAFCL receives generous gift By Lori Larsen

With a passion for giving back to the community Align Builders, a Camrose based business since 2014, made some wishes come true when members of the business took it upon themselves to build a basketball court for the clients of Camrose Association for Community Living. After attending the past two CAFCL Charity Auctions (occurring October 25) management and staff of Align heard through CAFCL team coordinator Jen Knopf, that the organization had a basketball court on their wish list to assist in the well being

of CAFCL clients and the Summer Camp program. Board member Aaron Leckie commented on behalf of the CAFCL board. “We have a lot of corporate sponsorship that are involved in various events with CAFCL through the year including the charity auction in the fall. For Align Builders to step forward after that auction last year and do this project, we are very grateful.” CAFCL chief executive officer Esther McDonald added. “They (Align) designed it. It was their project and they made it real for us. We are honoured that they would share their resources, time

and talent for the benefit of the individuals in our services.” The management and staff of Align came together and built a dream. “We were very open to helping out with this,” said Align Builders partner Jolene Paulson. “Jen mediated between the organization and Align Builders and we were able to get this project done this spring.” On behalf of Align, partner Ben Paulson said the company believes in building communities. “We feel a responsibility to give back to the community in which we work and live. The association (CAFCL) is such a valuable asset in

our community, so when we have an opportunity to help we take it. We feel privileged to be able to provide our expertise and be a community partner.” Align supports other non-profit organizations within Camrose including KidSport, Camrose, Camrose Kodiaks and minor hockey teams and donates time to other causes such as the MS Bike Tour. The basketball court is a welcome addition to the services provided to the clients of CAFCL. Specifically designed to allow for wheelchair accessibility the court will no doubt see a lot of action. According to McDonald

the main users of the court will be the children of the Summer Camp, Leaders in Training program. “We can’t wait for the children of our summer camp program to see it,” said McDonald. Camrose Association for Community Living’s vision is that each person be an accepted and a participating community member. The organization provides services to members of the community to help develop skills and build quality of life. For more information or if you wish to donate to CAFCL and make more wishes come true visit the website at

Lori Larsen, Camrose Booster Camrose Association for Community Living clients and Summer Camp children will get hours of benefit from the new basketball court built and donated by Align Builders. Joining CAFCL clients Kelsey Winterhalt, seated in wheelchair, and Craig Steinwand, holding basketball, are back row left to right Align Builders partners Jolene and Ben Paulson and Mike Forre, front row left to right CAFCL board director Michelle Colombijn, first vice president Andrea Campbell and director Aaron Leckie.

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My whole body is sore, yet I have a goofy smile on my face as I look back on the day. We just finished coaching two teams in a soccer tournament in one day; six games total and barely enough time to refill water bottles or have a bathroom break. But the kids were so excited to be there and that buoyed our spirits. On the way home, my husband and I pondered how we compared to the other coaches. Were we tougher on our players or more lenient? Were we more or less organized? And most importantly: how did we compare in terms of speaking positively to the kids and being good role models? I have realized that I am enjoying myself in this coaching role immensely. I wasn’t sure if we were taking on too much, to coach two of our kids’ teams together. But we knew that there was a need, so we decided that we could commit to leading the players three nights a week. We have the opportunity to show the kids that they matter. We have the opportunity to show them that they can make mistakes. We have the opportunity to show them that the harder they work, the better they get. To be a role model is a wonderful responsibility. I remember that in my youth sports days, I had some great coaches. I had coaches who pushed me farther. At one swim meet, my coach asked why I was breathing every other stroke and I responded that was how I swam at practice. He told me to try to breathe just once or twice a lap to increase my speed and his tip changed how I swam dramatically. More importantly, it made me feel valuable because he had taken the time to enhance my skills. I used to walk from swim club over to the soccer field and my coach would tell me I didn’t need to run laps because I was already warmed up. That same coach asked my parents why I couldn’t keep up after a game at a tournament (the night after a sleepover; I think I was exhausted). I remember what I took away from that conversation: that typically I was fast, had endurance, and could run that ball away from my opponents. I felt strong and tough and got back out there for the next game because I knew my coach was expecting my best. I just finished a real page turner of a book called An Invisible Thread by Laura Schroff and Alex Tresniowski. It’s the true story of an 11-year-old panhandler in New York City who asks a busy ad sales executive (Schroff) for money because he is hungry. He is a child with a drugaddicted mother and he is essentially on his own to take care of himself. Schroff walked away, then turned back and talked to him. She took him out for lunch and began meeting the child on Mondays. For three decades. That’s a lot of Mondays! She was a role model who changed his life. She took the experience of making chocolate chip cookies together and used it to teach life lessons without explicitly saying the lessons. Making cookies requires attention to detail. You get what you put in, those sorts of lessons. Every time they met, she showed him that he mattered, that he could dream about his future, and that he could have a place where he felt safe. It reminded me of the 1984 movie The Karate Kid. Mr. Miyagi arranges for Daniel, a youth who is being bullied, to compete in a karate tournament against his tormentors as long as the bullying stops, while he is training. Daniel feels that instead of being trained, he is being used for chores like painting the fence and waxing the car. It isn’t until Mr. Miyagi engages him in a mock karate match that Daniel sees that the hand and arm motions he has been learning can be applied to a fight. He has been learning after all. Every time we have a chance to be a role model, we have a chance to encourage confidence, to encourage youth not to be afraid of messing up, and to encourage kids to push themselves further so they are at their best. That’s the kind of coach I want to be.

People around the world are asked to draw awareness to the abuse some elders face and help to bring the abuse to an end by honouring World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, on June 15. By recognizing the signs of elder abuse you can be a positive force in intervening and stopping the abuse. Signs can include unexplained injuries, changes in mood, changes in behaviour or physical status, changes in weight or appetite, hygiene and increased visits to the doctor or hospital. Elder abuse does not discriminate and can affect any older adult regardless of their background, financial status, family status or physical or mental health. Theft or financial control is the most common form of elder abuse but it can also be emotional, psychological, physical, sexual or neglect. Education is key in helping to prevent elder abuse and with early intervention support can be provided. Families, friends

Lori Larsen, Camrose Booster Mayor Norm Mayer, seated right and Elder Safe Battle River, Camrose and Wetaskiwin coordinator Shannon Stolee, seated left, signed a proclamation on June 6 recognizing World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Witnessing the signing were standing left to right, Camrose Police Service crime prevention/community relations Constable Kelly Bauer, Camrose and District Support Services (CDSS) home support services and pre-school director Maria Lobreau, Camrose Women's Shelter outreach coordinator Jenine Fehr, Camrose Primary Care Network clinical director Colleen McKinstry, Family Violence Action Society executive director Sheralyn Dobos and CDSS rural community program director Clarence Hastings.

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Cloud lingers over Trans Mountain Pipeline By Kevin Sorenson, MP, Battle River-Crowfoot

“The sun will be beating down on the Trans Mountain terminal in Burnaby this summer, but there will be few signs of sunny ways.” Those are the words of National Post reporter John Ivison as he summed up his article on the federal government’s purchase of Trans Mountain. Mr. Ivison’s characterisation is reflective of many Canadians’ sentiments including my feelings on the latest development in this saga. I, my Conservative colleagues, Albertans and many Canadians, are relieved that the federal government has finally taken some action to ensure the survival of this nationally significant project. For far too long there has been much uncertainty whether this pipeline would ever be completed. The Liberal government removed some of that uncertainty on May 29th when it announced the purchase of Trans Mountain for $4.5 billion. This does not however, mean that there will be smooth waters or sunny ways going forward as Ivison outlines. First, Canadian taxpayers are on the hook for $4.5 billion and an estimated $7 billion more as a direct result of the Prime Minister’s failure to act sooner. Kinder Morgan never asked for one dollar of taxpayer’s money. All the company wanted was certainty and that is why they gave the government until May 31 to provide some assurances. Kinder Morgan’s assets have now been sold. They are abandoning their expansion plans in Canada and taking their significant investment in this country elsewhere. They are doing so at a time when we can ill afford it as business investment in Canada has fallen by five per cent or $12.7 billion since 2015. During this same period, business investment in the US increased by nine per cent. Foreign direct investment plummeted by 42 per cent in 2016 and then a further 27 per cent in 2017. Second, there are many environmentalists who remain opposed to the pipeline and are vowing to keep up their protests that could thwart efforts to complete the pipeline. They feel betrayed by a Prime Minister who promised them he could and would effectively balance economic realities with environmental sensitives. While I strongly believe environmental concerns with the pipeline have been addressed, I can appreciate their view of duplicity on the part of Prime Minister Trudeau. Third, that sense of betrayal extends amongst many Indigenous people who believed Trudeau when he campaigned on the promise of positive politics and inclusiveness. A member of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation in North Vancouver is quoted in the Ottawa Citizen as saying, “This is the moment in history where Justin Trudeau has revealed that he never cared about Indigenous rights or reconciliation.” While this view is not universal, many do believe this is yet again another broken promise. Lastly, New Brunswickers are having a hard time understanding why the Government considers Trans Mountain to be in the national interest while they were responsible for the demise of Energy East. The Mayor of Saint John’s valid arguments regarding the importance of Energy East to both his province’s and the Canadian economy did nothing to convince the Liberal government. I sincerely wish that these many clouds would clear in the coming weeks so we may celebrate the completion of Trans Mountain. Unfortunately, I remain very skeptical about sunny days ahead. If you have any questions or concerns regarding this or previous columns, you may write me at 4945-50th Street, Camrose, Alberta T4V 1P9, call 780-608-4600, toll free 1-800-665-4358, fax 780-608-4603 or e-mail

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Patrick Giedemann gives thanks to: • The staff of Extendicare Viking and the volunteers, especially the pastoral care team, who nourished his spirit by the Word and the Body of Christ. At the time of his passing, he was the most senior resident there in terms of time spent. For 12 years, he received excellent, loving care. • Fee and Sons Funeral Service, Ann, Joe and Les, for your competent, caring, funeral arrangements right down to the rose on Pat’s lapel, coffee and homemade cookies for us. • Father Carlos for the funeral mass, burial and touching words. • Doyle Badry who acted as acolyte. • Tammy Zimmer and Ingrid Badry for your beautiful gift of music. • Denise Zimmel for your help. • Pat’s nieces and nephews who acted as pallbearers. • Our sister Helen who crafted the eulogy and her daughter Stephanie who spoke it so well. • The Heisler CWL who served a lovely lunch. • Budding Ideas for the beautiful f loral arrangements. • Each one of our friends and neighbours and family for your love and support through your attendance, cards, calls, spiritual offerings, food and donations to charity. • Each one who contributed to sending forth our unique brother, lover of nature, friend of every animal and let us not forget the facts! Patrick knew the Lord well. Jesus said, “I am the way, the truth and the light.” Pat lived the truth, he new the way and who would meet him. In lieu of thank you cards, we will give a donation to St. Peter’s Cemetery Fund. May God bless each one for your kindness. – The family

Aurora Erickson Aurora (Constance Aurora) Erickson of Camrose, Alberta passed away on June 7, 2018 at the age of 98 years. She is survived by her children Ron of Vancouver, BC, Marilyn (Terry) of NY, and Rick (Lynn) of Edmonton, AB; her grandchildren Nels (Sohhee) of Bronx, NY, Kirsten (Nadime) of Brossard, QC, and Luke, Jamie and Blake of Edmonton, AB; her great-grandson Oliver of Brossard, QC; and her brother Harold Johnson of MN. She was predeceased by her husband Lloyd; their eldest son Bob; and her siblings Carl Johnson of MN, Margaret Johnson of Calgary, AB and Beatrice Torwalt of Leroy, SK. She is also survived by her many in-laws, nieces, nephews and cousins in Canada and the US. Aurora was born on August 23, 1919 in Grand Marais, MN to the Reverend Henry and Hannah Johnson. In 1928, the family moved to Canada where her father served in many Lutheran parishes throughout SK and AB. With these many moves, Aurora developed her art of maintaining long-term friendships which brought great joy to her life. Upon completion of grade 12 she attended the Bible school at LCBI in Outlook, SK. In 1943, she married Lloyd in Yorktown, SK and the next year, Bob was born. Once Lloyd returned from the war, they moved to Edmonton where Ron was born. In 1947, they moved west for a brief time to Mount Vernon, WA and then to Vancouver, BC where Marilyn was born. In 1956, they moved to Edmonton and Rick completed their family. While raising her family, she was active in the Woodcroft Community League teaching millinery classes in the 1960s, an art she learned from her mother. She was an active member of Mount Zion Lutheran Church and frequently shared her voice in song. In 1971, in anticipation of retirement, they bought a small farm in Kingman, AB, moving there full time in 1981, and they attended Salem Lutheran Church. They had a winter home in Mesa, AZ for 12 years which kept them quite active and they traveled frequently to visit family. In the later 1990s, they made their final moves, first to Liberty Village and then Deer Meadows and attended Messiah Lutheran Church. Aurora had a long and interesting life that revolved around family, friends and church. She will be missed, but left many wonderful memories behind. The family wishes to thank the staff at St. Mary’s Hospital who provided the wonderful care to help see her through the last month of her life. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, June 15, 2018 at Messiah Lutheran Church. Cremation will follow the service with inurnment to be held at Sharon Lutheran Church, Irma, AB. The family requests, in lieu of flowers, that donations be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Patient Care and Research Clinic, University of Alberta; Pancreatic Cancer Canada; Sorrentino’s Compassion House, Edmonton, AB; Augustana Chaplaincy Annual Fund, Camrose, AB; or other charity of your choice.

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By Arnold Malone

There are only two sources of food: one is soil and the other is water. It is the farmer who husbands the soil, plants the seeds and tends the animals that provide the wholesome food we serve and relish. At the time of Confederation, 87 per cent of Canadians were rural; that was a time when most people were in tune with farm life. Today, friends gather for brunch, some have a working lunch, those in a hurry consume fast food, the labourer has a lunch bucket and the upper class dine in splendour and it is the farmer who feeds them all. Farming is a different occupation. They complete their 45-hour week by Wednesday noon. They have knowledge about soil science, water hydrology, animal science, nutrition, mechanics, welding, carpentry, plant pathology, plant storage, food safety, animal breeding, record keeping, economics, marketing and community development. As Canadians, we would be well served if more persons had the broad skills of a farmer. Today we live in a world of specialists who know a lot about a little. The farmer is a person who knows a lot about a lot. It is for that reason that farmers are not easily fooled. Farmers know the essence of life. They know how to support themselves and how they can live without the handouts and privileges that so many others assume to be essential. They are accustomed in assisting with the beginning of life and acceptant of life’s end. Today, farms are fewer, larger and more business like, but we would be better off if more citizens had the many skills of the farm community. It is difficult to see the world whole when our occupation is a dedicated to a single piece of a complex whole. What is so unique about farmer is their independence. Most jobs require daily group consultations on how the day is to be planned and executed. Farmers are alone with their decisions. The farmer does not sit through meetings to know what should be done tomorrow, nor does he/she suffer the evaluation of others at the end of each task. Farming is a job with long hours. They exercise without a pedometer, eat hardy meals and consume fresh air. In this occupation, you sink or swim by who you are and there is no one to blame except bad luck and yourself. Today, most citizens are removed from farm life. When my life began, eighty years ago, 31.7 per cent of Canadians were farmers; today, only two per cent are. The result is: food-producers have a shrinking influence. For many citizens, food originates in grocery stores. How it got there isn’t questioned. If the shelves are bare, it is the store’s fault. Irrespective of the essential characteristic of farming, there is a widespread disregard for the industry’s base. Most prairie cities have an option to grow over marginal soil but opt to grow aggressively over large tracts of class #1 and #2 soil. The expansion of the City of Edmonton north and south on rare deep black soil is a disregard that is hard to stomach. The world population, now 9.4 billion, allows 2 billion to suffer food shortage. Yet Edmonton planners opt for the ease of bulldozing the highest grades of soil as back-fill against houses and factories. Sadly, quality soil is seen as a commodity to be bought and sold rather than a resource to be preserved. Canadians are past due for provincial and/or federal governments to assume their responsibility to protect our remaining highest classes of soils and provide a test for removing such soils from food production. Left to nature, it takes 20,000 years to produce an inch of topsoil. Cities are not allowed to expand over valued mineral deposits, but soil is sadly undervalued.

Murray Green, Camrose Booster Pictured left to right are Roger Bowie, Camrose County Reeve Don Gregorwich and Laurie Bowie. By Cody Bowie

George Bowie Sr. purchased the east half of Section 9-44-18-W4 on Oct. 2, 1901 and came here from the Kalispell, Montana area. They initially built on another quarter they had also bought around that time. The original house on the current yard was built in 1915 and it still stands in the yard four miles west of Rosalind at the corner of Highway 609 and Range Road 183. George Bowie Jr, married Ida Schneider in 1915 and Allan was born in 1916. Four other siblings followed.

In 1927, they were able to purchase their first tractor. In 1935, Allan started renting the east half from George Sr. He started farming on his own at this time, while still helping his father George Jr. Allan married Wilma Banta in 1941 and they bought this half in 1942, the same year that their son Grant was born. Roger was born in 1947. The farm expanded in 1961 with the purchase of another three quarters to the north, from the Fox family. Allan and Wilma farmed with Roger and

Laurie, until they eventually took over the farm. They are farming with Jim and his family and have expanded the cow herd further. Today we are running between one hundred and fifty to two hundred commercial cow-calf pairs and still farming the same five quarters of land. Our farm has changed a lot since the purchase in 1901 and will continue to evolve as time progresses. I would like to comment that one of the longtime farmers of this century farm at 101 years of age is Allan Bowie.

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Murray Green, Camrose Booster Pictured left to right are Gwen Stordahl, Camrose County Reeve Don Gregorwich and Rodney Stordahl. By Gary Stordahl

On Sept. 1 1914, Ole Stordahl Jr. purchased three quarters of land in Section 13, Township 46, Range 18, West 4. One of these quarters was purchased from Ole Rogness for a total of $2,400. The land became a mixed farm, growing crops and raising livestock. Ole and his wife Rosalie raised eight children—four sons: Oliver, Walter, Carl and James and four daughters: Madeline, Florence, Helen and Ruth. In 1919, Ole and Rosa-

lie built a huge barn measuring 48 feet by 70 feet. The barn had two alleys running crossways. On the east side it had double stalls for 10 teams of horses. On the west side there was tie stalls for milk cows and pens for beef cattle and in another corner was a chicken house. The farm became the property of Ole and Rosalie’s youngest son James and his wife Doris on July 8, 1944. James and Doris had two sons: Gary and Wayne. James and his family raised beef and dairy

cattle, as well as hogs. Grain farming included crops of wheat, oats and barley. In 2001, the home quarter was transferred to Gary and Anne Stordahl. They raised a daughter, Angela and a son, Rod. On July 12, 2009 the farm was passed down to Rod and his wife Gwen, four daughters: Karli, Darbie, Shelbi and Laci, and two sons: Ty and Wade. These children are now the sixth generation of Stordahl’s to live on the original farm.

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Dupen enjoys muscle under the hood By Murray Green

Ross Dupen of Camrose enjoys a car with a little muscle. That is why he drives a 1967 Chevrolet Chevelle. “It has all been re-done. It has a 396 engine with 375 horses that now pushes out 600 horsepower. I bought it in Beaumont about 15 years ago. I didn’t do a lot to it because when I got it the car was already complete,” said Ross. The Chevrolet Chevelle is a mid-sized automobile which was produced by Chevrolet in three generations for the 1964 through 1978 model years. “I’ve done some cosmetic work to it and put power disc brakes on the front, some body and paint work. It was a regular car with a 283 engine and automatic in it before and I turned it into a 396 SS with a new motor. I took out the bench seat and put buckets into it. I added all kinds of racing things to it and turned it into a four speed. It has a nitrous kit,” explained Ross. The Chevelle was one of Chevrolet’s most successful nameplates. His need for speed was developed at a young age. “I have always liked muscle cars. I was looking for another car and couldn’t find one. I really wanted a 1970 Chevelle LS6 with a 454 motor,” revealed Ross. “I had one of those when I was a kid. I could never find one and I thought that this was pretty close, so I grabbed it. I was looking for 25 years, so it was time to make a decision and take the 1967. A few years later I found my car, so now I have two of them,” said Ross, who simply couldn’t resist to add to his collection. “Actually, I have three,” he finally admitted. “I have a 1987 Buick Grand Am. I grew up with muscle cars and drag racing and I still love cars and racing.” Riding on a 115-inch (2,900 mm) wheelbase, the new Chevelle was similar in size, simplicity and concept to the standard-sized 1955 to 1957 Chevrolet models. Ross fixes as much of the repairs himself as he can. “I send some of it out. I put about $10,000 just into the motor. In total, I


Murray Green, Camrose Booster This Chevelle was built for speed. Ross Dupen likes the smaller Chevelle style of vehicle with a big motor to satisfy his love for cruising and going to the track.

put about $90,000 into it. Last time I checked it was appraised for $40,000. I won’t get my money back.” The Chevelle Super Sport, or SS represented Chevrolet’s entry into the muscle car battle. Early 1964 and 1965 Chevelles had a Malibu SS badge on the rear quarter panel. Ross installed a new vinyl roof on the car and everything on the vehicle is either black or white. “It was just a plain Jane car when I bought it and now it’s a hot rod that reflects the top of the line Chevelle.” The Chevelle SS396 became a series of its own in 1966. In Canada, sporty Chevelles continued to wear “Malibu SS” badges for the 1966 and early 1967 model years. These Chevelles were available with the same equipment as non-SS Malibu models in the U.S., and did not get the domed hood or the blackout front and rear treatment. The 1967 models received a facelift.

Large wrap-around tail lamps went into a new rear end with standard backup lights. Front disc brakes were available on all models, and a new dual master cylinder brake system incorporated a warning light. Chevrolet also added 14” wheels and a three speed automatic transmission to their line of transmissions. Ross put a lock on the front brakes so he can do a burn out on the track. The 375-horsepower 396-cubicinch V8 was dropped from the options list until late in the model year. Options included Superlift air shock absorbers, Strato-ease headrests, and special instrumentation. Four-door hardtops, dubbed Sport Sedans, were available (1966 through 1972). While similar to their Stateside counterparts, the convertible was available in the base Chevelle series, a model never offered in the United States. The Chevelle

was the basis for the Beaumont, a retrimmed model sold only in Canada by Pontiac dealers through 1969. “I like to go to shows and drive the cars around

Camrose a bit. Which car I take to shows depends on how much gas is in the car. I try to take a different one to shows to mix it up a bit,” said Ross.

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Pipeline project By Lori Larsen

The recent announcement by the Canadian federal government to purchase the Trans Mountain pipeline and Kinder Morgan Canada’s core assets for $4.5 billion should have a positive affect on Camrose and area residents. In a statement applauding the move by the federal government, WetaskiwinCamrose MLA Bruce Hinkley said he is pleased that the federal government, with support from Alberta’s NDP Government, is investing in the Trans Mountain Pipeline project which will be resuming its construction immediately. “I am happy we will have access to international markets to get a fair, world price for our resource. This deal will help our government build up the things that matter to working families in Wetaskiwin-Camrose, such as our schools and hospitals. I am proud that we will balance responsible economic development with strong environmental stewardship.” The investment in the Trans Mountain Pipeline by the Canadian government will give them the power to ensure the project moves forward, protecting it from further political attacks. Accordingly, Alberta will also contribute to this announcement by investing up to $2 billion to help ensure this project goes ahead–any investment made would be converted to equity, ensuring value in return for Alberta tax dollars. Alberta Minister of Children’s Services Danielle Larivee said, “This is the first pipeline deal to Canadian tidewater since colour TVs went on sale, and no Canadian pipeline project has ever had this level of certainty. We know what this means for communities like Camrose, and we will not stop until the job is done.”


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Inspiring parents of Down Syndrome twins given award By Lori Larsen

Camrosians Mindy and Nathan Felgate, like many parents, face the daily challenges of raising children, along with which comes the daily, if not hourly, joys of loving them. But Mindy and Nathan’s journey has been slightly different than most in that they have gracefully navigated, what was first deemed as hurdles, the added joys of raising two children

with Down Syndrome, Eli and Isaac. For their extraordinary devotion, the Felgates were honoured with the inspiration award of Outstanding Multiples during the National Multiple Births Awareness Day celebrations held in Edmonton on May 28. Mindy said that raising a child (or two) with Down Syndrome is wonderful and amazing because having children

is wonderful and amazing. “A mother’s love is not based on a child’s ability, but on the parent’s own ability to accept and give.” Although Mindy and Nathan acknowledge that raising a child with special needs can sometimes be hard, they admit that it is true of raising any child. They have learned that children with special needs are not people who walk around suffering from an illness, but

people who learn and do things differently. They thank the heavens every day for Eli and Isaac, and their diagnosis. TwinFest celebrated National Multiple Births Awareness Day in Canada in an effort to bring awareness that multiple births still warrant much attention due to increased risks for both mothers and babies. Celebrating multiples also raises awareness for

better support structures for multiple birth families and recognizes medical advancement which has significantly decreased neonatal mortality for multiple pregnancies in Canada TwinFest, is produced by TKOFCD, an Alberta based non-profit organization committed to building healthy communities by promoting understanding among the cultures that call Alberta home.

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$75 @ 1.9% †















ON NOW AT YOUR ALBERTA CHEVROLET DEALERS. 1-800-GM-DRIVE. Chevrolet is a brand of General Motors of Canada. Offers apply to the retail purchase or lease of a 2018 Silverado 1500 Double Cab Custom Edition 4X4, Colorado Extended Cab Custom Edition 4X4 and Silverado HD Double Cab Gas equipped as described. Offers apply to qualified retail customers in the Alberta Chevrolet Dealer Marketing Association area only on select vehicles delivered from June 1 – July 3, 2018. * Truck Nation Total Value valid toward the retail cash purchase of an eligible new 2018 model year Chevrolet (excl. Colorado) delivered in Canada between June 1, 2018 – July 3, 2018. Total Value amount will depend on model purchased. Eligible new 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Double Cab Custom Edition: $4,080 manufacturer-to-dealer cash credit (tax exclusive), $1,600 manufacturer-to-dealer (tax exclusive) Truck Nation Credit, $1,000 manufacturer-to-dealer (tax exclusive) Spring Bonus, $1,000 GM Card Application Bonus (offer applies to individuals who apply for a Scotiabank GM Visa Card (GM Card) or current GM Card cardholders)(tax inclusive) and $4,370 manufacturer-to-dealer delivery credit (tax exclusive). On all offers: Void where prohibited. By selecting lease or finance offers, consumers are foregoing certain cash credits which will result in higher effective cost of credit on their transaction. Limited time offer which may not be redeemed for cash and may not be combined with certain other offers. General Motors of Canada Company may modify, extend or terminate offers in whole or in part at any time without notice. Conditions and limitations apply. See dealer for details. ∆ MSRP applies to new 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Double Cab Custom Edition 4x4 models at participating dealers in Canada. Purchase price of $33,995 includes $4,370 CDA, $4080 NSCDA, $1,600 Truck Nation Credit, $1,000 Spring Bonus and $1,000 GM Card Application Bonus (this offer applies to individuals who have applied for the Scotiabank® GM® Visa* Card [GM card] and to current Scotiabank® GM® Visa* Cardholders) (taxes inclusive). Freight is included but excludes license, insurance, registration, dealer fees and taxes. Dealer may sell for less. Offer may not be combined with certain other consumer incentives. GM Canada may modify, extend or terminate this offer, in whole or in part, at any time without notice. See dealer for details. † Lease based on suggested retail price of $37,725, includes $1,250 CDA, $500 Lease Cash, $1,500 Truck Nation credit and $750 GM card application bonus (this offer applies to individuals who have applied for the Scotiabank® GM® Visa* Card [GM card] and to current Scotiabank® GM® Visa* Cardholders) (taxes inclusive) towards the lease of an eligible new 2018 Colorado Extended Cab Custom Edition. Bi-weekly payment is $150 for 48 months at 1.9% lease rate on approved credit to qualified retail customers by GM Financial. The $75 weekly payment is calculated by dividing the bi-weekly payments of $150. Annual kilometer limit of 20,000 km, $0.16 per excess kilometer. $2,850 down payment required. Payment may vary depending on down payment trade. Total obligation is $18,489. Taxes, license, insurance, registration and applicable fees, levies, duties and, dealer fees (all of which may vary by dealer and region) are extra. Option to purchase at lease end is $17,089. See dealer for details. Discounts vary by model. Dealer may sell for less. Limited time offer, which may not be combined with certain other offers. General Motors of Canada Company may modify, extend or terminate offers in whole or in part at any time without notice. Conditions and limitations apply. Offers may not be redeemed for cash and may not be combined with certain other consumer incentives. ®Registered trademark of The Bank of Nova Scotia. ◊ Offer available to qualified retail customers in Canada from June 1 to July 3, 2018. 0% purchase financing offered on approved credit by TD Auto Finance Services, Scotiabank® or RBC Royal Bank for 72 months on eligible 2018 Chevrolet Silverado HD Double Cab gas models. Other trims may have effective rates higher than 0%. Participating lenders are subject to change. Rates from other lenders will vary. Down payment, trade and/or security deposit may be required. Monthly payment and cost of borrowing will vary depending on amount borrowed and down payment/trade. Example: $78,288 financed at 0% nominal rate equals $1,087.33 monthly for 72 months. Cost of borrowing is $0, for a total obligation of $78,288. Freight and air charge ($100, if applicable) included. License, insurance, registration, PPSA, applicable taxes and dealer fees not included. Dealers are free to set individual prices. Limited time offer which may not be combined with certain other offers. General Motors of Canada Company may modify, extend or terminate offers in whole or in part at any time without notice. Conditions and limitations apply. See dealer for details. ®Registered trademark of The Bank of Nova Scotia. RBC and Royal Bank are registered trademarks of Royal Bank of Canada. ¥ Offer applies to individuals who apply for a Scotiabank® GM® Visa* Card (GM Card) or current Scotiabank® GM® Visa* Cardholders. Credit valid towards the retail purchase or lease of one eligible 2018 model year (“MY”) Chevrolet delivered in Canada between June 1 and July 3, 2018. Credit is a manufacturer to consumer incentive (tax inclusive) and credit value depends on model purchased: $750 credit available on: Chevrolet Colorado (excluding 2SA model); and $1,000 credit available on: Chevrolet Silverado, Silverado HD. Offer is transferable to a family member living within the same household (proof of address required). As part of the transaction, dealer may request documentation and contact General Motors of Canada Company (GM Canada) to verify eligibility. This offer may not be redeemed for cash and may not be combined with certain other consumer incentives. Certain limitations or conditions apply. Void where prohibited. See your GM Canada dealer for details. GM Canada reserves the right to amend or terminate offers for any reason in whole or in part at any time without prior notice. 3 Visit for vehicle availability. Services and connectivity vary by model and conditions as well as geographical and technical restrictions. Requires active connected vehicle services and data plan. Data plans provided by AT&T or its local service provider. Accessory Power must be active to use Wi-Fi hotspot. ** The 2-Year Scheduled Lube-Oil-Filter Maintenance Program provides eligible customers in Canada, who have purchased or leased a new eligible 2017 or 2018 MY Chevrolet (excluding Spark EV, Bolt EV), with an ACDelco® oil and filter change, in accordance with the oil life monitoring system and the Owner’s Manual, for 2 years or 48,000 km, whichever occurs first, with a limit of four (4) Lube-Oil-Filter services in total, performed at participating GM dealers. Fluid top offs, inspections, tire rotations, wheel alignments and balancing, etc. are not covered. This offer may not be redeemed for cash and may not be combined with certain other consumer incentives available on GM vehicles. General Motors of Canada Company reserves the right to amend or terminate this offer, in whole or in part, at any time without prior notice. Additional conditions and limitations apply. See dealer for details. ▲ Whichever comes first, fully transferable. Conditions and limitations apply. See dealer for complete details. ©2018 General Motors of Canada Company. All rights reserved.


To Brandy Clark and Anthony Durkee, of Camrose, a daughter on May 26. To Melissa Paluck and Jeffrey Mingo, of Camrose, a daughter on May 31. To Alyssa and Garrett

Sereda, of Camrose, a son on May 31. To Melissa and Brandon McGuigan, of Bawlf, a daughter on June 1. To Wea Ann and Rhevys Pantaleon, of Camrose, a daughter on June 5.


Gerald William Bendfeld, of Daysland, on June 3, at 70 years of age. Walter “Neil” McKeen, of Camrose, formerly of Edmonton, on June 4, at 66 years of age. Darryl Blaine Sautner,

of Forestburg, formerly of Airdrie, on June 4, at 60 years of age. June Shirley Skaret, of Calgary, formerly of Edmonton, on June 5, at 88 years of age. Ivan Gerald Sorenson, of Ryley, on June 5, at 75 years of age. Jerry Pepper, of Tofield,

formerly of Ryley, on June 6, at 99 years of age. Constance Aurora Erikson, of Camrose, on June 7, at 98 years of age. William Otto Passi, of Edmonton, on June 7, at 70 years of age. Brian Donald Spielman, of Camrose, on June 7, at 64 years of age.

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Kandu camp support

…with Up-front Bottom Line Pricing! 100-plus units

By Murray Green

Vision Credit Union was successful in receiving a $10,000 grant through the Concentra Empowering Your Community campaign. Over the past eight years, Concentra has given $1.4 million to more than 130 communities across Canada. Concentra supports credit unions and cooperatives with 130 projects such as health, community development, education and environment. “Concentra’s goal through Empowering Your Community is to bolster the efforts of credit unions as powerful, positive influencers within their local communities,” said president and CEO Don Coulter. “Concentra is proud to demonstrate our commitment to co-operative values by investing in community building projects across Canada.” Vision Credit Union manager of marketing and communications Paulette Robinson submitted an application on behalf of the Camrose Association for Community Living’s (CAFCL) Kandu Summer Camp. Kandu Camp offers a wide variety of recreation, sport and craft activities for children including those with special health and developmental needs. The camp runs throughout July and August with ages seven to 17. The cost for one child to attend is $1,500. When Vision Credit Union received a grant of $10,000, they passed it on to the CAFCL board members to support the Kandu Camp.


Wed., Thurs., Fri., June 13, 14 & 15 First Time Ever!

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CAFCL board members, from left to right, Anna Harder, Bart Orr, Keith Lyseng, Aaron Leckie and Kristy Smith received the $10,000 grant for Kandu Camp from Paulette Robinson of Vision Credit Union.

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Camrose hosts Night Classic, win soccer medals

Murray Green, Camrose Booster Camrose Vikings (Smith) beat Vermillion 6-2 and went on to collect silver medals in the U11 girls division.

Murray Green, Camrose Booster Camrose Vikings (Olson) lost this game to Ardrossan, but fought back to garner bronze medals. Ardrossan won gold.

Murray Green, Camrose Booster Camrose Vikings U13 boys beat Sylvan Lake 6.2 and went on to earn bronze medals at the Night Classic on June 3.

Murray Green, Camrose Booster The U19 boys Camrose team squeezed by Lacombe 2-1 and ended up with silver medals.

Murray Green, Camrose Booster Camrose Vikings U11 boys beat Vermillion 7-5 n a high scoring match. The team coached by Osterwalder captured gold medals.

Murray Green, Camrose Booster A Camrose takes a shot on goal on this play. Although the U13 girls lost to Sherwood Park, they earned bronze.

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It’s the Phone Book that never needs to hit the recycling bin… You know the ritual… Fall arrives and up to three ‘new’ phone books arrive at your doorstep. As usual, you reluctantly send each of the books from the previous year to Centra Cam Recycling Centre. (Many people, according to our research, question the reason that they need a different phone book annually) Our ‘phone directory’ is different. Content changes daily. You can quickly search for any publicly-available residence or business number from Camrose and district. The content changes, seven days per week, in our remarkable, electronic “phone book.” You can place a free buy and sell ad, you can check the weather, get all breaking news and sports stories, read the Booster (or the Country Booster, or Super Booster). Check out who’s having a birthday, even do a crossword puzzle or read a joke. You might even find a new career opportunity. And, much more too! It started as a smarter phone book. Now it’s even better. If you haven’t checked us out lately, do so now! We’ve made a multitude of user-friendly changes.

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Helpful Tips for Writing Classified Ads Which Get Results! Be Thorough

Sure you want your ad to stand out from the rest, but don’t skimp on the sort of information that sells. The item’s condition, size, age, brand name, and colour are some of the basics readers want to know. Without them, your ad may be overlooked.

Steer Clear of Abbreviations

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

Be Honest

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

State Your Price

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

Be Accessible

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

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

Call 780-672-3142 4925-48 Street, Camrose

UNITED CONSERVATIVE PARTY – will be holding their Founding AGM for the NEW CAMROSE CONSTITUENCY at the Camrose Resort Casino on June 15, 2018 at 7 p.m. All members are encouraged to attend to nominate Directors and elect your Executive Directors. Please RSVP roger.banack@ for registration attendance. Come early and enjoy the Friday evening Seafood Buffet in the Jokers’ Lounge or the Eats Restaurant. ROSE CITY FARMERS’ MARKET Every Thursday, 1-6 p.m. Duggan Mall, Camrose Climate controlled, tons of parking. Come check us out – we have everything you need! ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING – Camrose and Area Animal Shelter Society. 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 13, Bay 8, 4617-41 Street, Camrose. Everyone is welcome! BITTERN LAKE TRADE SHOW – and Village-wide Garage Sale, June 23, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free admission. Silent auction and concession available. For info call Angie, 780281-0879.

PERSONAL DRINKING A PROBLEM? Alcoholics Anonymous, call 780-672-9406 or 780-608-8798. LOST THAT LOVING FEELING? Find it with a personal ad in The Camrose Booster classifieds. Ph. 780-672-3142.



THE DR. “MAC” SMITH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND for post-graduate education in nursing is accepting memorials. To donate or for applications and information, please write to AARN Education Trust Fund. 11620-168 St., Edmonton, AB T5M 4A6.

LOST: Motor Master battery booster, May 23 in front of Bailey Theatre. Call 780-781-5529.

LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE – Family smorg style breakfast at Moose Family Center, Sunday, June 17, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Adults, $8.00. UKRAINIAN CATHOLIC CH U RCH PERO GY LUNCHEON – Thur., June 14, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Phone in / take out orders in by 11:30 a.m. Phone 780-672-2197. Adult $10, 6-12 $5, 5 and under free. 5304-48A Avenue, “Little White Church on the Lake”. LEGION LADI ES’ AUXILIARY – is offering bursaries to deserving Grade 12 Graduates again this year. For more info, please call Grace Torpe at 780-672-5319. Application packages are available at the Legion. Deadline to submit is August 31, 2018.

WANTED WILL ACCEPT OLD VEHICLES, machinery, scrap iron, etc. Car batteries (will pay for). Call 780-672-6917 or 780686-5211.

HELP WANTED PART-TIME EXPERIENCED BOOKKEEPER – required 16-24 hours per week with flexible hours, days. Must have Sage bookkeeping background. Excel and Word experience recommended. Knowledge of payables, receivables, payroll, inventory, non-profit organization, charities would be an asset. Able to work independently and as a team player. NO phone calls please. Only the successful candidate will be contacted. Apply before June 21 by email and include cover letter, resumé and personal references to accounting

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

SERVICES SELF-INKING STAMPS – Every shape, size, and colour. We deliver, right to your office. Camrose Booster Ltd., 4925-48 St., Camrose. Call us at 780-672-3142. J.D.’s SMALL ENGINE REPAIR, SALES & SERVICE – Ph. 780-672-7649. DSS CONSTRUCTION Don’t put off those projects any longer! Give me a call and we can plan together. Devin Meakins, Ph. 780-853-1080 R.J.’S CONSTRUCTION Renovations, bathrooms, additions and repairs. Garages, concrete work. Arborite and tiles. 20 years’ experience in Camrose Call Rob, 780-672-0521 McTAVISH DELIVERIES LTD. Local and long distance moving Storage Insured and bonded Where your business is appreciated 780-672-5242, Camrose THE SHIRT OFF MY BACK TAILORING LOCATED IN ELAINE’S HOME in Camrose Please call 780-672-4793 Tues. - Fri., 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Thurs. Evening and Sat.: By Appointment Closed: Sun., Mon. and Holidays JUNK TO THE DUMP – Free estimates. Garages, Basements, Yards, Light hauling. Tom – 780-678-1847. LaCRIA TRUCKING Potable Water Hauling Residential, Commercial, Oilfield Gerald and Marla Steinwand, Owners PHONE 780-679-9134 GREG BAUMLE BACKHOE SERVICE LTD. • Water and Sewer Line installations • Landscaping 780-608-0355 HOUSE CLEANING AVAILABLE – Friendly, reliable, thorough. Serving Camrose since 2005. Senior rates available. Call The Cleaning Fairy. 780878-5096.

WANTED TO RENT LOOKING TO RENT A HOUSE – two bedrooms, garage. Must accept small dog (10 lb). Middle age couple, quiet, clean. Ground access preferred. 780-361-8219.


CAMROSE MOOSE HALL FOR RENT Ideal for weddings, banquets, any celebration or special occasion. Call 780-672-2505 ONE- AND TWO-BEDROOM APARTMENTS – These clean and quiet apartments are located close to downtown at 4914-52A Street. Immediate possession. 780-781-1943, 780-6792170. TWO BEDROOM TOWNHOUSE – Virtually brand new. Energy efficient, spacious, lots of natural light. 5 appliances including dishwasher, washer/ dryer. Room for BBQ on deck. Great location, on a quiet residential street. Plenty of storage space and parking. Local owner managed. Yard work and snow shovelling provided. No smoking, no pets, no small children. Great incentives for one-year lease. 780-679-7090. 2-BEDROOM SUITE – $1000/mo. plus all utilities, private laundry. No smokers only. Call David 780-672-3534. 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. 2-BEDROOM SUITE – Just renovated! Spacious and bright. Central location, close to Mirror Lake walking trails, shopping. Clean, quiet, well-maintained, non-smoking building. No children or pets. Locally owned and managed, yard work and snow shovelling provided. June rent free! Call today, 780-679-7090. GROUND FLOOR OFFICE in newer building in Downtown Camrose. Generous 201 sq. ft., quiet neighbours, air conditioned, ample parking. $326.62/mo., including utilities. To view, please contact Blain Fowler or Don Hutchinson, the best and fairest in the business! 780-672-3142 days

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. ASPEN TERRACE SPECIAL PRICE ON ONE-BEDROOM FOR JUNE MOVE-IN One-bedroom suite available now! Includes fridge, stove and in-suite washer and dryer. We pay heat, water and parking. Small pets welcome. Call for appointment. 780-672-8681 T WO - BE DRO OM MOBILE – in south side mobile park. Dogs allowed. $1150/mo., $1150 DD. 587-785-2057. 2-BEDROOM APARTMENT – appliances, heat, water included. No pets, no smoking. 780-672-9531. 2-BEDROOM FOURPLEX – 5 appliances. $900/mo. + utilities. Available June 15. Call Gail, 780-608-6280. EXECUTIVE SUITE – No pets, children, students. No smoking. Well maintained. 780608-3131.

HOUSEHOLD 4-DRAWER DRESSERS – $30 each. 780-877-2255. TEAL BLUE SOFA – $50. 780-877-2255. PURE WOOD STORAGE CUPBOARDS – $50. 780877-2255. ASSORTED COFFEE TABLES – $30 each. 780877-2255. HALLWAY STORAGE BOX – mirrored back. $50. 780877-2255. KITCHEN TABLES – $35 each. 780-877-2255. KITCHEN CHAIRS – $15 each. 780-877-2255.


CHESTNUT QUARTER HORSE – 6 years old, very friendly, well broke gelding. 780679-8949. BEEF UP YOUR CATTLE SALES – Advertise in The Camrose Booster. Phone 780672-3142.

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CLASSIFIED ADS (Continued) GELBVIEH BULLS – Yearlings and 2-year-olds, polled. Reds and blacks available. 39 year breeding program. 780-672-9950.


ELECTRIC MOTORS – 1/2 hp – 1 hp. $20 each. 780877-2255. BRIGGS & STRATTON 5 HP MOTOR – $50. 780877-2255. SCREEN HOUSE – 12’x12’. $50. 780-877-2255.


SWATHER NO LONGER ‘CUTTING THE MUSTARD?’ Call The Camrose Booster Classifieds, 780-672-3142. 2004 MASSEY FERGUSON 220 XL – 30 ft. swather, 2 rotor shears, gauge wheels, 1813 hr. Always shedded. One owner. Excellent condition. 780374-2345. HANDLER II – with 5.5 hp Honda motor, banjo pump, taps and hoses, $1500. 1250 gal. poly water tank, $500. Both for $1800. 780-374-2345.

15 MONTROSE AVENUE – Front access. Thur., June 14, 2-8 p.m.; Fri., June 15, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Downsizing after 50 years – everything must go! Bargains galore! MULTI-FAMILY GARAGE SALE – 50010 Rg Rd 193, Beaver County, 10 min. south of Tofield, 25 min. north of Camrose. Fri., June 15, 12-9 p.m.; Sat., June 16, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sun., June 17, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Furniture, skates, clothes, decor and so much more!

ELECTRIC APPLIANCES – $20 each. 780-877-2255. BICYCLES – Assorted, $30 each. 780-877-2255. SHOVELS – Steel, round nose. $5. 780-877-2255.

LOVE CAMPING, BUT TIRED OF SHOVELLING SNOW OFF THE AWNING IN MAY? Say goodbye to your Gulfstream! Move it fast with a Camrose Booster classified. Phone 780-672-3142. SELLING YOUR SEAWORTHY BOAT? Make a splash with an ad in the Booster classifieds! 780-672-3142.

2017 BUICK ENCLAVE – AWD, 23,000 km, heated steering wheel/seats, loaded, white, 2 sunroofs, garage door opener. $45,500. 403-578-8038.

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2014 JEEP WRANGLER SPORT 4x4 – Well looked after. 170,000 km, new brakes, runs excellent. $11,500. 780-226-5358. 2011 HYUNDAI ELANTRA L – 95,300 km, black with grey interior. Heated front seats, a/c. $9000. 514-515-9788.

Pursuant to Section 606 of the Municipal Government Act, the Council of Camrose County gives notice that it has given First Reading to Bylaw No. 1417 to amend Land Use Bylaw No. 1373. The purpose of this bylaw is to amend Land Use Bylaw No. 1373 to include Cannabis Retail Sales in alignment with the new federal regulations on cannabis. The amendment proposes additional restrictions to those in the federal and provincial regulations dealing with the location and operation of Cannabis Retail Sales.

Anyone affected by this amendment may make written submissions before 12:00 pm, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. The Public Hearing for Bylaw No. 1417 will be held on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 9:30 am in the County Council Chambers, 3755-43 Avenue, Camrose, AB T4V 3S8. Written submissions will be heard first, oral submissions will be heard as time permits.

NOTICE OF OPEN HOUSE A public open house is scheduled to be held as follows: Date: June 13th, 2018 Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Location: City of Camrose Golf Course 5106 – 66 Street, Camrose, AB Meeting Room PURPOSE: Land Use Proposal for an Assisted Living Facility Catholic Social Services is planning to build a new assisted living facility on park space between 50th Avenue, 68th Street and 66th Street. This facility will help our Agency to expand our current operations in Camrose to serve more residents in the area. Catholic Social Services will be hosting an open house where residents are welcome to attend for more information. City representatives will also be present at the open house. Contact Information: Agency Representative: John Cook Director, Infrastructure and Asset Management Tel: 780-437-1137 Email:

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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.


2015 TRIPLE E LEISURE TRAVEL VAN – 19,000 km, satellite dish, solar panels. Asking $125,000. 780-679-2211.

REAL ESTATE 107E DOGWOOD VILLAGE – Beautiful 2-bedroom 8-plex suite with patio. Close to health care and shopping centres. Walk to golf. Fully renovated. Extremely modern. Spotlessly clean. Immediate possession. Asking $154,900. Serious inquiries only. Call or text 780281-0413.

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CENTRAL DOCUMENTATION ADMINISTRATION CLERK The Position: The Central Documentation Administration Clerk is responsible for systematically sampling the adequacy and accuracy of all loan documentation processed by branch staff. Other responsibilities will include the performance of related clerical duties, such as spreadsheet processing, maintaining filing and record systems. The Central Documentation Administration clerk will carry out these duties while maintaining a strict adherence to all appropriate legislative regulations, organization policies, and professional practices. This is a full-time permanent position. For complete job posting details, please visit our website personal/aboutus/careers. Vision Credit Union Ltd. was named Alberta Credit Union of the year in 2016 and was named one of Alberta’s Top 70 Employers in 2016 and 2017. The Person: • Proven lending experience in a financial institution an asset. • Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills. • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude. • Effective attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy. • Meticulous records maintenance skills. • Cooperative or Credit Union industry experience is a benefit. Compensation: • Salary range $36,000.00 to $43,200.00 annually. • Comprehensive benefits package. CLOSING: June 29, 2018 SUBMIT RESUMÉ AND COVER LETTER TO: Jennifer Hormann, Manager of Accounting and Human Resources Vision Credit Union Ltd. Corporate Office 5007-51 Street, Camrose, Alberta T4V 1S6 Fax 780-672-5996 Only those individuals invited for an interview will be contacted.

A COMPANY ON THE MOVE At Richardson International, being truly invested is at the heart of everything we do. For 160 years, Richardson has been dedicated to Canadian agriculture. Recognized as a global leader in agriculture and food processing, Richardson is one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies with more than 2,500 employees across Canada, the U.S. and the U.K. Richardson Pioneer, a division of Richardson International, is Canada’s leading agribusiness. Richardson Pioneer supports Canadian farmers throughout the growing season – providing agronomic services and advice, selling crop inputs, buying their crops at harvest and selling them to markets around the world through the most efficient network of high throughput Ag Business Centres in Western Canada. We currently have an opportunity at our Legacy Junction Richardson Pioneer Ag Business Centre located in Camrose, Alberta.

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As a Location Assistant you will be part of the team that works hands on to support the safe, efficient operations of a grain handling and/or crop inputs facility. Responsibilities include loading and unloading crop inputs and other plant operations duties. You will operate facility equipment and controls such as blenders and perform general maintenance and housekeeping responsibilities. Qualifications:

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Facility Assistant I Killam, Alberta

We are looking for a self-starter to join our team. As the Facility Assistant, you will be responsible for tasks associated with receiving, processing and shipping of grain and/or special crops, as well as general labour in and around the facility. Ideal candidates must have a Grade 12 education or equivalent and a valid Class 5 driver’s licence. Tracking number: R-4717 Viterra offers a competitive salary and benefits plan. Close date: June 19, 2018 For more information and to apply, please visit Viterra is Canada’s grain industry leader, supported by the expertise of its people, a superior network of assets, and unrivalled connections to world markets. Headquartered in Regina, Saskatchewan, our commitment to agriculture goes back over 100 years, partnering with farmers to market and move their crops to areas of need around the world.

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Guided by our values of integrity, trust and respect, our goal is to achieve a workforce as diverse as the people we serve. We encourage all members of the designated groups; aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, women, visible minorities and others to join our team. Viterra strives to provide a safe and respectful work environment free of discrimination and harassment and is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes.


Enjoy Arts in the Park Saturday By Murray Green

The Arts in the Park festival around Mirror Lake returns on Saturday, June 23 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. “The arts will be on display and the intention is for people to get out and enjoy a walk. On their






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way, they will see staging areas where we will have busker-style entertainers,” said Jane CherryLemire, Chuck MacLean Arts Centre director. Enjoy a Tai Chi demonstration, members of the Mirror Lake Art Club painting on location, live

music, games, activities, Mirror Lake Express train rides, fitness activities, crafts and plenty of arts. Contact Jane at the Chuck MacLean Arts Centre (4809-52 Street) or phone 780-672-9949 for more information.


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Shoppers Drug Mart, with two locations in Camrose, requires full- and part-time Pharmacists. Start date and wages negotiable, flexible hours. Excellent benefits package. As a Healthwatch™ Pharmacist, you will experience the expanding role of pharmacy in the Health Care field. You will have the latest in HealthWatch Disease State Management tools at your fingertips. Your commitment to providing a high level of care in the HealthWatch Pharmacy environment will allow you to experience an enhanced level of practice and truly make a difference to your patients. Please apply in confidence to Gary Wowk Phone 780-672-4950 Fax 780-672-8867 Email

GLASS TECHNICIAN Crystal Glass in Camrose is looking for a self-motivated individual who is able to work with the public and possesses some computer skills. Must be able to work under minimal supervision. Qualified individuals will possess a valid driver’s license (must provide current driver’s abstract) and must have steel-toed boots. All other windshield installation tools and safety PPE will be supplied by the company. The job will require working days, weekends and overtime (after hours) when it is required. Crystal Glass is an all Canadian employee owned company since 1949. We offer a competitive benefits package, employee share ownership and a DPSP pension plan. Our salary is very competitive and will be based on the experience the qualified individual possesses. Email resumé to or drop off at 5016-49 Street in Camrose.



Evraz Camrose Works is accepting applications for PRODUCTION WORKERS to work at our pipe making facility in Camrose, Alberta. Individuals must be at least 18 years of age, safety conscious, physically fit, able to work shift work and be available for overtime. We offer an attractive starting wage plus bonus opportunities, as well as an excellent benefit and pension package. Starting wage range $19.54 – $23.01, with 5% incremental service increases. All selected applicants will be required to attend and pass a physical assessment and a drug and alcohol screen arranged by Evraz. Applications can be completed in person at the office or sent to Hildy Hoffman at EVRAZ Camrose Works, 5302-39 Street, Camrose, Alberta We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Want to Join a Growing Team? Our Camrose, Alberta Manufacturing Facility is now accepting resumés for energetic, dependable and physically fit


to support our growing business. Perma-Pipe Canada, Ltd. is a dynamic, global supplier of pipe coating solutions and factory pre-insulated piping systems to the oil & gas, district heating and cooling and industrial markets. We offer competitive wages, benefits and shift premiums. Applicants are required to complete and pass pre-employment drug and alcohol screening. If you are interested in joining PPC please submit your resumé to: Email: or Fax: 877-208-9942 We thank you for your interest in joining the PPC team; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.


Want to Join a Growing Team? Our Camrose, Alberta Manufacturing Facility is looking for


to support our growing business. Perma Pipe Canada, Ltd. is a dynamic, global supplier of pipe coating solutions and factory pre-insulated piping systems to the oil & gas, district heating and cooling and industrial markets. Ideally, you must have: • Strong attention to detail • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written • An aptitude for numbers • Ability to work as part of a team. We offer competitive wages, benefits and shift premiums Applicants are required to complete and pass pre-employment drug and alcohol screening. If you are interested in joining PPC please submit your resumé to: Email: or Fax: 877-208-9942 We thank you for your interest in joining the PPC team; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Royals on top of Powerline Baseball League By Murray Green

The Armena Royals edged the Camrose Roadrunners 4-2 to remain unbeaten and on top in the Powerline Baseball League standings. Armena are now 6-0 on the season with the

Edmonton Expos in second with a 5-2 record. The Expos lost a 11-6 decision to the Camrose Axemen. On June 5, Leduc beat Holden 9-1 and Rosalind outscored Tofield 16-13. The next night, the

Axemen beat Sherwood Park 7-4. On June 12, Edmonton visits Tofield, Sherwood Park takes on Holden in Vegreville, Axemen are in Leduc and Armena visits Rosalind. On June 13, the Road-

runners take on the crosstown rivals in the Camrose Axemen at Harry Andreassen Field in Kin Park at 7 p.m. On June 14, Tofield is at the Roadrunners, Rosalind visits Sherwood Park, Holden takes on Arme-

na and Leduc travels to Edmonton. On June 18, Armena visits Edmonton to take on the Expos. An all-star game is proposed for July 8 in Camrose.

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Leo club members ready to serve the community avenue of socialization for its young members. “It is an opportunity for younger people who are newer to the community or didn’t grow up here to meet new friends. Being a member of a service club also gives people a purpose.” Club membership will also help develop leadership and communication skills that would be invaluable to potential employers. “I feel like I am always talking to someone over a screen,” admitted Bianic. “With being a member of the Leo Club, I get to speak

with people one on one and make connections.” In September, the Camrose Swans and Roses Leo Club will be receiving its official charter and by then will have served many volunteer hours and raised more funds for the communities they serve. “We are a passionate group and are open to ideas. We want people to feel welcome to join the club, but also feel good about being able to contribute their time and know that it has been used in a positive way

to affect change in the community. “It’s about what you can give,” said Shelby. “We would love for members to be able to come out to every meeting and event, but every contribution adds up.” If you are between the ages of 18 and 30 years old and would like to join the Leo Club or you or your organization are looking for a service club to assist with any fundraising or other events, contact the Leo Club by emailing Shelby at

Lori Larsen, Camrose Booster Camrose Swans and Roses Leo Club president Shelby Bianic is excited the club is getting its footing. By Lori Larsen

The Camrose Swans and Roses Leo Club took flight in March of 2017 and with 10 active members and close to 15 occasional volunteer members the club is ready and willing to be of service to Camrose and surrounding area. Leo president Shelby Bianic said the club has already started doing events in and around Camrose and is anxious to do more fundraising for the community. In encouraging more membership, she said, “We want people to feel included and a part of the community. Sometimes people think they want to help or do something, but they are just one person. When we are able to get a group of people together, we are more likely to be get things to happen. We want people to be comfortable and happily welcome anyone to join.” The Leo club is geared specifically towards members ages 18 to 30 and encourages anyone from Camrose and surrounding communities to join. Presently, the club has members from Camrose, Bawlf and Strome. Meetings are held at Centra Cam (rear west entrance) and take place the second and fourth Wednesday of the month with a start time of 7:30 p.m. “Our meetings are not terribly long. We know people are busy, so we try to keep them to an hour. If people want to socialize after, they are more than welcome to.” The aim of the Leo

Club is to provide young people an opportunity to serve as positive agents of change within their communities. “It is an opportunity for our generation to make positive change,” said Bianic. “For example, if there are services or we feel there’s a need that is not being addressed for younger people, we can maybe do something about that to make it a little easier.” To date, the club has assisted with a barbecue in Bawlf, raising over $500 for the Leo Club that will be donated back to Camrose and area initiatives, raised $839 towards the Camrose Fire Department purchase of an inflatable firehouse education tool, sold popcorn during Jaywalkers’ Jamboree and have assisted the Camrose Swans and Roses Lions Club with some of their fundraising initiatives, including working the concession at the Lindstrand Auctions. “We helped the Lions Club with their Dog Walk on June 10 as well,” said Bianic, noting that while the proceeds go into the Lions account, the exposure and experience for the Leo Club members is beneficial. “The Leo Club will be having a fundraising barbecue on June 23 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. held at the Wild Rose Co-op Food Store, 4818-51 Street, to raise money to put back into the community. Another fundraiser we have is selling cookie dough.” Aside from the community contributions, the Leo Club provides another

Lori Larsen, Camrose Booster The Camrose and District Leo Club donated just under $840 to the Camrose Fire Department Inflatable Firehouse educational tool fundraiser. Accepting the donation on behalf of Camrose Fire Department is fire and life safety educator captain Jeff Knopf, second from left, from Leo club president Shelby Bianic, joined by Leo club member Ashley Andresen (Bawlf), third from left and Leo club vice-president Keegan Kowalchuk (Strome).


Murray Green, Camrose Booster Camrose Swans and Roses Lions Club members Gloria Sharuga, left, and Gail Reimer, right, present Sherlyn Dobos of the Family Violence Action Society with $1,000 on May 3 to assist with various programs.

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You don’t have to be in your youth (just young at heart) to get a kick out of everything Jaywalkers’ has to offer … mini donuts, bargains at stores, corn on the cob, live entertainment, and … “hey, let’s go on the Tilt-A-Whirl!” This was the request of 91-yearold Phyllis Bjorgum to her children, Darryl Schultz and Coral Lehman. Along for ‘a whirl’ is The Home Team Paper. Our thanks to Dyann Schultz, your $20.00 cheque is in the mail! Do you enjoy reading The Camrose Booster? Show us with a picture! Drop off, mail or email a photo of you reading your Booster while vacationing, along with a brief explanation. Be sure your travel destination can be identified by a sign or landmark. Or, have someone take your photo while you’re enjoying the home team paper in an unlikely situation. Throughout the year, these photos will be published in The Camrose Booster. A $20.00 cash prize will be paid to you if your entry is published, so be sure to include your mailing address with your entry. Use your creativity and send us your photo!

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Enjoy all the benefits of a custombuilt home with this high-end bungalow located on a stunning property overlooking the valley. From the minute you step foot into the home, you'll note quality finishes with impeccable design and stylish decor. The grand entrance with high ceilings and a superbly appointed staircase are sure to impress. Gorgeous maple hardwood floors flow throughout the main level leading from an office just off the foyer towards the open concept living, dining and kitchen. South-facing windows saturate the entire area in natural light and offer spectacular views of the valley. The living room is heightened by 9-foot coffered ceilings and will easily accommodate large gatherings. The kitchen is spectacular with custom cabinets, granite countertops, induction stovetop and oven, a huge island and a walk-through pantry, complete with its own upright freezer, to the spacious laundry room which makes bringing in groceries a breeze.

Leading off the main living area are garden doors to a large, covered deck with a built-in sound system, the perfect place to enjoy summer evenings. The oversized master suite has plenty of room for a king-sized bed and a sitting area. An amazing five-piece en suite featuring a large walk-in shower, double sinks, in-floor heating and a soaker tub is like having your very own spa. The completely finished lower level is as stunning as the main level and offers just as much living space with a huge recreation room complete with wet bar, three additional good-sized bedrooms, a three-piece bathroom, large utility room and outlets for an additional laundry room. Walk out to a huge backyard that has a one-of-a-kind feature–your own private sports court. Artificial turf means next to no maintenance and consistently beautiful grounds. A three-car garage and extra RV parking will house all your family vehicles. This gorgeous custom-built walkout located at 5612-23 Avenue, Valleyview must be seen to be appreciated and is priced at $995,000. For a personal viewing, contact Dalton Reum at:

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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 $229,000 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 NEW NORWAY … Charming bungalow on large lot. 5 bdrm., 3 baths, oversized garage, amazing views just some of the great features of this home! This is a must see! CA0131629 Asking $274,900 A TRUE GEM IN THE HEART OF DAYSLAND! … Beautiful bungalow, 9’ ceilings, hardwood floors, vinyl windows, low maint. 1-level living w/ MF laundry, 3-pce. en suite, fantastic kitchen. ICF foundation, in-floor htg. in bsmt. 24’x26’ garage. Asking $319,900 CA0135488 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 $299,900

BE AU T I F U L LY U P DAT E D BUNGALOW … Amazing price! New windows, flrg., reno’d bathrooms, completely remodelled kitchen, lighting, paint, trim. 3-bdrm. home on oversized mature lot. Garage fixed up as well! Turn key property, just move in! Asking $214,900 CA0131958 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. Asking $26,000 CA0109931 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 $119,900 ENJOY LAKE LIVING! ... This 2007 mobile features 2 bdrm., lots of kitchen space, lake views off LR! Lge. deck, huge lot with firepit. Make your move, enjoy the sun, birds, nature around you! Asking $94,900 CA0133652 BEAUTIFUL QUALITY BUILT BUNGALOW IN DAYSLAND! … Absolutely gorgeous home! 9’ and vaulted ceilings, bamboo flrg, lots of bright windows. Gourmet kitchen w/granite, bright dinette w/ patio doors to amazing deck, great room, huge master, superb en suite, exc. MF laundry, a/c. Awesome yard, attached htd. garage, RV parking + more! Asking $329,900 CA0138550 46466 RANGE ROAD 213 … Build your dream home in McNary Estates on this 1.57 acre parcel. Beautiful location, views! CA0126793 Asking $156,800

ACREAGES AMAZING COUNTRY LIFESTYLE, AWESOME G! IN PRIVATE SETTING! … ST N EW LI 34.84 acres on Hwy 833 only 5 min. from Camrose. Perfect for hobbyist, small bus. or rec. use. Private treed setting, groomed nature paths, 11 support bldg. 2+3 bdrm, 1822 sq. ft. custom built energy efficient bungalow. Attached garage, barn, workshops, RV shed, machine shed. Asking $559,900 CA0138798 EXC. 1615 SQ. FT. BUNGALOW … on 9.9 acres features good size kitchen/dining area, LR w/garden ! doors out to your Attached CTIONdeck. EDU18’x18’ B IG Rw/entrance 24’x31’ garage to bsmt. Second well for animals is used in summer + much more! Asking $489,900 CA0123205 MINUTES FROM CAMROSE! … Charming 1.5 storey character home nestled a beauti! sq.among LI STED1817 STacreage. fully JU treed ft., 4 bdrm., lge. kitchen. 4.58 acres, dble., single garages, shop. Super opportunity for serene lifestyle within easy commute to all amenities. CA0136196 Asking $339,900 CUSTOM BUILT 5-BDRM. 1585 SQ. FT. HOME … on full quarter section only 12 min. from Camrose. Open, inviting floor plan w/wonderful kitchen, hickory cabinets, ample storage, updated appl. Lge. family room w/ cozy FP, triple glazed windows, MF laundry, generous sized master w/en suite. Dev. bsmt. Lge. garden area, maint. free siding, brand new shingles. 4-wire fence, good dugouts w/ hydrant for livestock. CA0127106 Asking $1,115,000 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

HOBBY FARM! … Just outside of Daysland, beautiful mature setting. 3.7 acres, 4 bdrm., 2 baths. Lge. LR addition w/new wood stove. Barn w/vaulted loft, stalls, att. htd. workshop, dble. htd. garage. Perfect for horses, livestock. CA0127546 Asking $385,000 WOW! EXCEPTIONAL ACREAGE W/ AMAZING Y A R D 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 CA0123488

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 $998,000 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 $99,900 CA0114236



COMMERCIAL GREAT INVESTMENT … 3970 sq. ft. commercial bldg. Main bay w/dual 14’ OH doors, IC E! radiant heat + sec.PR bay w/standard garage door N EW and FA heat. 3-phase power, 220, city water/ sewer, 2-pce. bath, office, reception. 39’x99’ storage compound + ten 12’x20’ storage bays, 1168 sq. ft. home. Use it all or sublet to pay the bills. Asking $339,000 CA0129977 LOTS OF POTENTIAL AND OPPORTUNITY HERE! ... This commercial property is located in the heart of downtown Camrose, ideal for retail, office, food service and/or investment space. Over 4500 sq. ft. divided by 3 separate store fronts. A must see! Ask $419,900 CA0136378 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 EXC. BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY – ZON E D 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

FARMS EXC. 155 ACRE FAR M, E XC . VALUE! … On pvmt. Perfect for farming, small bus., hobbyist or just that country lifestyle! Superb yardsite w/2 homes, good bldg., ideal for equipment, trucks, horses, animals. Lovely 1369 sq. ft. bungalow, good 1304 sq. ft. second home, 34’x46’ htd. workshop, 36’x56’ quonset, cattle shelter, corrals, two 30’x72’ coverall bldg., grain bins + more. CA0132465 Asking $895,000

OPPORTUNITY AWAITS IN BAWLF! ... Thinking of starting your own business? With work, this property could be brought back to life and profitable. Situated ideally on Main Street, this may be ideal for a beauty salon, second hand store, restaurant, office bldg. +++. W/so much potential, such a reasonable price, this may be the best spot for your next venture! Asking $39,900 CA0133578 EXC. COMMERCIAL/ INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY! … Exc. multiuse property, 3600 sq. ft. bldg. on 1.67 acres, Ervick Junction, Hwy 13 and Hwy 21. Zoned RCI, Rural Commercial and Industrial. Awesome htg. combo w/in-floor and OH radiant. 14’x16’ high doors, Buderus boiler, mezz + more. Exc. opportunity! CA0132731 Asking $435,000 EXCELLENT OWNERSHIP OPPORTUNITY! ... Great location, highway exposure! 1528 sq. ft. retail TO LEAS E!mezzabldg. LAB LEw/additional ALSO AVAI nine. Imagine the possibilities. Available immediately. Asking $375,000 CA0103916


COMMERCIAL LAND FOR SALE IN DAYSLAND … Prime location for this M1 zoned property. Lot is 190’x110’ and looking for the right owner. Asking $59,700 CA0119438 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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Open HouseS Wed., June 13, 12-2 pm 5218-43 Street GREAT STARTER HOME OR INVESTMENT PROPERTY! ... Hardwood flrg., separate rear entrance w/open bsmt. to let you build it to suit your needs. Bsmt. even has toilet, sink in RI bath. Asking $159,900 CA0136733

Thur., June 14, 11am-1pm 4621-49 Street WONDERFUL CHARACTER HOME … with charming bed & breakfast in desirable college area! MF features fantastic layout incl. generous FR, formal DR, updated kitchen, den, owner’s suite that can be locked for added privacy. 2 add’l. bdrm. up, 3-pce. bath. Bsmt. set up for extra living, sleeping space. So much potential for other such businesses here! Generate income from home today! Ask $424,900 CA0137201

Thur., June 14, 11am-1pm 4415-66 Street PERFECT BI-LEVEL HOME ... in a wonderful area! 4-bdrm., new windows, open, inviting floor plan up, recently renovated main bathroom. Downstairs has exc. family room for all your extra items. Outside is virtually maint. free w/superb deck, dble. garage, RV parking. This could be the ideal place you’ve been waiting for! Asking $279,500 CA0133505

Thur., June 14, 12-2 pm 31 Montcalm Avenue 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

Thur., June 14, 2-4 pm 4902-54 Avenue T O T A L L Y UPGRADED! … Move in ready home w/quick possession possible. Updated kitchen cabinetry, flrg., windows, siding, furnace, HW tank, newer appl. Exc. 16’x28’ garage + private deck. You’ll be impressed! Asking $169,900 CA0132054

Thur., June 14, 4-6 pm 5609-28A Avenue WONDERFUL VALLEYVIEW 2-STOREY ... with bonus room. Cul-de-sac close to playground, parks, VA LUE! 3 baths, over 1800 walkingAtrails. ZING 3-bdrm., M A 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 $399,900 CA0118815

Sat., June 16, 11am-1pm 5613-25 Avenue VALLEYVIEW BUNGALOW! … Open concept home, infloor heat, secured RV parking, htd. garage. Maple kitchen w/eating bar, corner pantry, MF laundry, 4 bdrm., 3 baths. Ultimate bsmt. w/custom bar, pool table, poker table. Covered deck, beautifully landscaped yard. Immediate possession, move in before summer! CA0129564 Asking $463,000

Sat., June 16, 12-3 pm From Hwy 13, 1/2 mile north on Hwy 834 EXC. QUALITY BUILT ACREAGE, ON PVMT. CLOSE TO CAMROSE … Amazing energy efficient 3350 sq. ft. executive home geo thermally htd/cooled. Park like setting, 9’ ceilings, hardwood flrg., lots of natural light. Awesome kitchen, quartz, formal DR, great room, den, MF laundry. Superb en suite, massive family room. Peaceful country living in perfectly sheltered yard. Prof. fin. stone front entrance/ parking pad. 42’x80’x16’ bldg., lots more! Impressive property, come see it! C A0138840 Asking $795,000

OVER $375,000 BEAUTIFUL FAMILY HOME, TERRIFIC CURB APPEAL! … 9’ ceilings, flex space for either formal DR or family room. Great kitchen layout: corner pantry, centre island, gas stove. Dinette space, LR w/gas FP, built-ins. 4-bdrm., 4-bath home. 24’x24’ htd. garage, fully fin. RV parking, fully fenced, landscaped. Steps to walking trails, park! Asking $479,000 CA0134899


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BRAND NEW BUNGALOW … Quartz kitchen counters, FP, vinyl plank flg., MF laundry, WI pantry, vaulted ceiling. Bsmt. framed for future dev. Covered porch, 11’x18’ deck, triple car garage. Asking $429,900 CA0111562

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EXCEPTIONALLY BUILT WALKOUT BUNGALOW … backing onto water in Valleyview West subdivision! This stunning home features vaulted ceilings, flex room, gas FP, awesome master w/5-pce. en suite, a/c. 24’x24’ garage. CA0096217 Asking $564,900

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CAMROSE HOMES OVER $375,000 AMAZING PROPERTY ON ENORMOUS LOT! … It’s not often you see STINforG !sale! You’ll appreciate homes likeLIthis NEW formal DR, LR, office, sunroom, MF laundry, granite countertops, SS appl., bonus area, 4 bdrm., 4 baths, storage + much more! Attached dble. htd. garage, landscaped yard, garden area, numerous sitting areas, covered and open patios, firepit, detached triple car garage. Asking $579,900 CA0138888 VALLEYVIEW WEST! … Stunning custom built 5-bdrm. bungalow. Great layout, hardwood flrg., high ceilings throughout, granite counters, lge. island in kitchen, in-floor htg. Triple garage, fully landscaped + much more! This is a must see! Ask $625,900 CA0127347 CREEKVIEW STUNNING CUSTOM BUILT 5-BDRM. HOME! … Inviting open floor plan w/natural light. Chef’s kitchen w/custom cabinetry incl. oversized granite island. Grand deck overlooks valley, wonderful evening sunsets, prof. landscaped back yard. CA0131813 Asking $599,999 EXCELLENT BUNGALOW … located in Creekside. 3 bdrm., 3 baths, open concept floor plan. Hardwood, WI closet, 4-pce. en suite, MF laundry, bright office space. Bsmt. newly dev. A/C, steam shower, new paint, new rugs. Fully fenced yard, dble. attached garage, oak cabinetry, water softener, reverse osmosis system. Asking $384,500 CA0136721 BE AU T IF UL CUSTOM BUILT WALKOUT BUNGALOW … in Valleyview! Premier location with valley views. Exc. quality, impressive floor plan. 9’ ceilings, beautiful hardwood flrg., bright window pkg. Amazing kitchen, awesome great room, dinette w/views. Superb master, en suite. MF laundry. Exc. walkout bsmt., in-floor htg., huge family/ games area. A/C. Awesome yard, covered deck, 26’x32’ htd. garage all fin. RV parking + more! Asking $724,900 CA0135942 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 $429,900 CA0118511 WOW! TRADITIONAL FAMILY HOME … in quiet cul-de-sac. Over 3200 sq. ft. of fin. space featuring 4 bdrm., 4 baths, 2 LR, 2 DR, fin. bsmt. Htd. dble. garage, triple pane vinyl windows, new roof, RV parking, private yard w/2-tiered deck. Space is incredible, you’ll want to have a look! Asking $419,900 CA0136519 AMAZING CUSTOM BUILT WALKOUT BUNGALOW IN VALLEYVIEW! … Premier location, valley views. Exc. quality, impressive floor plan. 9’, 10’ coffered ceilings, gorgeous open stairwell, beautiful hardwood flrg., extra bright windows. Amazing kitchen, granite, lge. island, huge WI pantry. Awesome great room, dinette w/views. Spectacular master, en suite. MF laundry. Exc. bsmt., in-floor htg., huge media/ games area. Huge covered deck, private courtyard, a/c, lots more! Ask $789,500 CA0133116 GORGEOUS CUSTOM BUILT WALKOUT – TRANQUIL MIRROR LAKE SETTING! … Peaceful private setting, lifestyle. Absolutely 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 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 Walk Out Bungalows by Battle River Homes Gorgeous walkout condos backing onto lake and trails! NEW IN VALLEYVIEW WEST • Desired community LAKE ESTATES! • 9’ and 10’ ceilings • Gourmet kitchens, granite • Generous garages • Exceptional craftsmanship • Finished with Starting from $409,162 elegance

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VILLA AT VALLEY RIDGE, A LUXURIOUS LIFESTYLE! … Located G ! by Stoney Creek Valley, IN ST LI NEWwalking/ski trails. Beautiful quality parks, built bungalow w/huge covered deck, superb garage, and your own yard. No condo fees, exc. presentation. This is a must see! CA0138315 Asking $383,900 IMMACULATE FAMILY HOME IN CREEKVIEW! … Fully fin. w/WO bsmt., vaulted ceilings, ! ED hardwood/tile flrg., 2 LISTkitchen JUST gas FP, granite counters, upgraded appl., window coverings, MF master w/5-pce. en suite. 2 decks, RV option. You’ll love it! Asking $469,900 CA0138274 EXC. HOME IN QUIET CUL-DE-SAC BACKING ONTO GOLF COURSE! UCED ! … This custom built R ED 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 $515,000 CA0109971 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 $555,900 BEAUTIFUL BUNGALOW STYLE DUPLEX! ... On the park! Lovely open plan. Exc. kitchen, granite countertops, lge. island, WI pantry, MF laundry. Amazing master w/full en suite. Fully fin. WO bsmt. Quality built, no condo fees, relax and enjoy! Asking $409,900 CA0125990 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 $599,900 CA0129180 BEAUTIFUL, QUALITY BUILT BUNGALOW, VALLEYVIEW WEST! … Premier lifestyle, cul-de-sac location. Absolutely gorgeous home, you’ll love the 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! CA0123640 Asking $637,900 ASTONISHING WALKOUT BUNGALOW IN VALLEYVIEW … w/ sports court! Premier lifestyle w/open floor plan w/quality, craftsmanship. 4-bdrm., 3-bath home features 9’ coffered ceilings, massive office, FP, MF laundry, 5-pce. en suite, HW on demand, granite counter tops w/spacious kitchen, lge. island, WT pantry. Downstairs incl. wet bar, huge rec room. Triple garage, RV parking. Amazing south views of valley w/all artificial grass. Asking $995,000 CA0136120 BEAUTIFUL WALKOUT 2-STOREY … backing onto park, playground. You’ll absolutely love the location, lifestyle w/ valley walking trails nearby. Kitchen has huge island, granite, WT pantry. Park views from dinette, great room. FP, den, MF laundry, 3 living areas, 4 upper bdrm. Superb master/en suite. Beautifully landscaped yard, 31’x26’ garage, a/c and more! Asking $567,900 CA0123999 ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS, QUALIT Y BUILT BUNGALOW ... in Valleyview! Premier lifestyle, cul-de-sac location. You’ll love the quality, craftsmanship. 9’ ceilings, bright windows, hardwood flrg. beautiful crown moldings, trim pkg. Exc. kitchen w/beautiful cabinetry, granite. Spacious dinette, lovely FP in LR. Awesome master, en suite, impressive MF laundry. Amazing ICF bsmt., in-flr. htg., huge family/games room. Superb yard, artificial turf, RV pad, triple htd. garage + more! It’s perfect! Asking $628,900 CA0136531 BR AND NEW! CUL-DE-SAC LOCATION! … Triple garage, RV option, covered deck, oversized lot. 9’ MF ceilings! Asking $449,900 CA0131188 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



CAMROSE HOMES $250,000 to $375,000 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 $263,900 CA0110254 EXC. FAMILY HOME, AWESOME YARD! … If you enjoy the outdoors, active lifestyle, it’s the perfect place! Beautiful 3+1 bdrm., 1136 sq. ft. bi-level. Gorgeous alder kitchen cabinetry, extra bright dinette, spacious LR, en suite, A/C. Exc. bsmt. w/huge family/games area, sauna. Beautifully landscaped yard, tiered deck, 26’x28’ htd. garage, RV parking. You’ll love it! Asking $339,900 CA0138149

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 $319,900 CA0113099 EXC., WELL CARED FOR 5-BDRM. HOME ... features vaulted ceilings, lovely flrg., gorgeous kitchen w/dark cabinets, ! R EDUCED corner pantry, raised centre island eating bar. Nice sized master w/ 4-pce. en suite, WI closet. Fully fin. bsmt. This property is move-in ready! CA0131396 Asking $369,900 IMMACULATE, TOTALLY FINISHED! … Valleyview location, parks, playgrounds, walking trails. 3+1 bdrm., 4 baths incl. 3-pce. en suite, lge. living spaces, beautiful kitchen w/storage. Ask $343,900 CA0135999 WONDERFUL ONE-LEVEL LIVING OPTION … w/mostly fin. WO bsmt. Well kept, cared for bungalow w/hardwood flrg., walk-thru pantry, 4-pce. en suite, MF laundry, bright open concept, low maint. deck/yard. You’ll love the lifestyle! Asking $339,900 CA0132421 CARE FREE LIVING IN VILLAGE AT WEST PARK ... Beautifully kept 3-bdrm., fully fin. home. Close to shopping, hospital, west end amenities. Call today! Asking $329,900 CA0131626 TOP FLOOR FIELDSTONE CONDO, BY MIRROR LAKE! … Desired corner unit w/wrap around deck. You’ll love! Now only $269,500 CA0100044 ATTRACTIVE BUNGALOW, GREAT STARTER ... Century Meadows. 1210 sq. ft., 3+1 bdrm. home features spacious LR, DR, country style kitchen, en suite. Dev. bsmt. w/huge family/games area. Cozy pellet stove. Beautiful yard, private courtyard, 24’x24’ garage + more! Lots of potential! Ask $302,900 CA0133620 EXC. 2-STOREY IN CENTURY MEADOWS! … 4-bdrm., 4 bath family home, quiet, close, near backgrounds, parks, church, trails. Bright open plan w/lovely kitchen, lge. island, LR w/gas FP, MF laundry. Glorious master w/en suite, WI closet. Mostly fin. bsmt. Lge. landscaped fenced yard, deck, shed, hot tub, attach. dble. garage. Fantastic opportunity! Asking only $354,900 CA0124474



VICTORIA PARK … Move-in ready bungalow situated perfectly across from park. 5 bdrm., open floor plan, newly updated bsmt. Double garage. Priced to sell! CA0131265 Asking $299,999

OVER $375,000

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 $416,000 CA0133358 TOP FLOOR W/LOFT! … Floor to ceiling windows showcasing Jubilee Park, high ceilings, lovely open concept condo. 2 bdrm., 2 baths, MF laundry, spacious upper loft. 2 lge. decks to enjoy views, gas FP. Htd. garage located on lower level. Very unique space, make it yours! Asking $499,000 CA0132970 BEAUTIFUL PARK RIDGE ESTATES BUNGALOW! … Amazing valley views! Impressive open design, quality built. Exc. presentation w/extra bright windows, 9’ ceilings, hardwood flrg., exc. kitchen, cozy FP in great room, private den, exc. MF laundry, superb master/en suite, lge. family/media room. Bsmt. infloor htg., A/C. Superb triple garage, landscaped yard, irrigation system. It’s perfect! Asking $689,500 CA0132390 SOUTHW EST ME A DOWS ... 5-bdrm. bungalow. Fantastic open layout, backing onto walking trails, green space. Call today! Asking $444,900 CA0131563 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! Now only $537,900 CA0117430 IMMACULATE, WELL KEPT 4-BDRM. HOME BACKING ONTO VALLEYVIEW LAKE … situated on massive, private lot. C/W ICF framing, triple, double glazed windows, 4-season sunroom, custom cabinets, hardwood. 2 add. bdrm. downstairs, family roon w/wet bar, office/music room that could double as a 3rd bdrm. Fantastic storage, RV parking, parklike setting in back yard. Asking $579,900 CA0133035

ONE-OF-A-KIND! ... Backing the fountain! Bring those creative ideas, let’s see what you can do! 1370 sq. ft. WO bungalow w/some of the best views in Camrose! CA0134813 Asking $265,000 BEAUTIFUL CHARACTER HOME, IN DESIRED UNIVERSITY AREA! … Wonderful 2-storey in special historical district. Charming 4+1 bdrm., 1664 sq. ft. w/ spacious open floor plan. Exc. kitchen, superb DR, LR area. Oversized private yard, 2 single garages. Close to parks, city centre. CA0135747 Asking $279,900 WONDERFUL FAMILY HOME … walking distance to Jack Stuart School, backing onto green space. 4 bdrm., 2 baths. 24’x26’ garage, fenced yard, lge. deck. Over 1100 sq. ft., fully finished! Asking $279,000 CA0132768 BEAUTIFUL BUNGALOW, RV PARKING, HTD. GARAGE! ... Everything you need is on MF. Exc. 1226 sq. ft. home w/open plan, hardwood flrg., superb kitchen, spacious dinette, LR. Superb master, en suite, MF laundry. You’ll love bsmt. dev. Extensive Control 4 home system. Low maint. yard, attached htd. garage. Asking $359,000 CA0133262 FRESH UPDATES, UPGRADES! ... Glorious kitchen w/beautiful cabinetry, countertops, bright dinette, 1138 sq. ft., 3-bdrm., spacious LR, en suite, fin. bsmt. w/huge fam/rec space. Covered maint. free deck, landscaped, fenced back yard w/alley access shed, oversized single garage. Newer shingles, HWT, vinyl windows. Well-cared-for home you’re sure to love! Asking $279,900 CA0133383 IMPRESSIVE DUPLEX BUNGALOW ... in La Vista Villas Adult Community. You’ll love the location! Only $322,900 CA0131662 EXC. BUNGALOW, CUL-DE-SAC LOCATION, CENTURY MEADOWS! ... Very well maintained 1196 sq. ft., 3+1 bdrm. w/lots of recent upgrades. Great family or retirement home. Superb bsmt. dev. w/huge family/games room. 24’x30’ htd. garage, oversized yard, RV parking + more. Call today! Asking $349,900 CA0128814 CENTRALLY LOCATED BUNGALOW … backing onto the berm! Spacious family room, eat-in kitchen/dining space. Great kitchen w/glass backsplash, SS appl. 2 bdrm. up, 2 bdrm. down. Private west facing back yard, fully fenced, 24’x26’ garage. A terrific home to make your own! Asking $275,900 CA0137907 EXC. FAMILY BILEVEL, CLOSE TO REC PARK, SCHOOLS! ... Beautiful, rejuvenated 4-bdrm., spacious LR, bright dinette, lovely kitchen, generous master. Great bsmt., lge. family/games room. Private covered deck, great yard, 24’x24’ htd. garage, workshop, RV parking. Exc. property, you’ll love it! CA0133173 Asking $319,900 EXC. BUNGALOW, PERFECT CUL-DESAC LOCATION! … Wow! You’ll love the lge. treed centre island. Well maintained 1156 sq. ft., 3+2 bdrm. Bright open plan, hardwood, spacious LR, lovely kitchen/dinette, en suite. Dev. bsmt. w/kitchenette. 24’x26’ garage. Great yard! You’ll love it! CA0135854 Asking $302,500 BEAUTIFUL BUNGALOW IN CENTURY MEADOWS! … Charming curb appeal, new laminate flrg., loads of natural light, formal dining space as well as dinette in kitchen. Brand new appl. Lge. master w/en suite, dble. closets. MF laundry. Fin. garage, mature landscaping, spacious yard. Central location close to walking trails, new park! Great home to make your own! Asking $324,900 CA0136490


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! BEAUTIFUL SCENIC RESIDENTIAL 1.19 ACRES ... acreage setting located in City of Camrose by Creekview subdivision, walking trails, University Campus, Stoney Creek Park. Build your custom dream home w/ hilltop view! Property has tree line perimeter, sidewalk, street light, water, sewer serviced. Lots of potential here! Asking $395,900 CA0136736

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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UNDER $250,000 BEAUTIFUL 2-STOREY DUPLEX … in quiet culde-saqc. Totally fin., move in ready. Open concept main ICE! level, 2 huge bdrm. EW PR upstairs, N 4-pce. en suite, fin. bsmt. Fenced yard, private deck, single attached garage. Asking $246,500 CA0132138 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 E XC ELLEN T & AFFORDABLE! … 2-bdrm. property steps away from west end amenities. Cute kitchen, master bdrm. c/w awesome WI closet, laundry/utility room, great balcony for those nice, sunny days. Don’t hesitate on this great opportunity! C A0124321 Asking $117,900 CUTE, AFFORDABLE TURN KEY CONDO … on quiet residential street! No maint. Very well kept, cared for w/ south exposure. Bright open MF, maple cabinetry, vinyl windows, ICF bsmt., new HW tank, cozy patio. 2 good size bdrm., in suite laundry, one parking stall incl. Asking $159,900 CA0135159 GROUND FLOOR, EASY ACCESS, 2-BDRM. CONDO … just recently upgraded. Senior-friendly design, lifestyle! You’ll love the bright, spacious open design, 9’ ceilings, park views. Country style kitchen w/easy access to patio. Easy access shower, cozy FP, spacious laundry room. Ground floor patio access. CA0128836 Asking $212,900 CLOSE TO UNIVERSITY – GREAT S TA RT ER OR INVESTMENT HOME! … Very well maintained 2-bdrm. bungalow. Easy walk to university or city centre. Beautiful hardwood flrg. in spacious LR, bdrm. Rejuvenated kitchen, upgraded bath. Lots of recent upgrades! Awesome oversized yard, RV option, 22’x26’ garage + more! You’ll want to see this one! Asking $212,900 CA0137100 T H R E E- BE DRO OM CONDO, BY PARKS AND SCHOOLS! … Excellent design! Bright open plan with lots of windows, vaulted ceilings. Spacious LR, open concept kitchen/dinette. 3 bdrm., 2 baths. MF laundry, private entrance. First home or an investment, it’s a great opportunity! Asking $178,500 CA0129738 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 $199,900 CA0115998 GREAT BUNGALOW … close to schools, rec centre, you’ll love the location! 1071 sq. ft., 3+2 bdrm. home w/oversized yard, RV parking. Country style kitchen, spacious LR, 3 MF bdrm., dev. bsmt. Lots of potential, exc. location! Asking $245,900 CA0137938


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 Now only $915,000 EXC. FULL DUPLEX … close to parks, rec area. Updated windows, flrg., roof, paint, etc. Side A 2+1 bdrm. Side B 2+2 bdrm. Each unit has 4-pce. main, 3-pce. bath + in suite laundry. Consistently rented, $1200/mo. per side + utilities. Asking $399,900 CA0137186 R ARE INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY! … Up/ down duplex has 3 bdrm., 2 full baths, laundry, lots of space upstairs. Downstairs is separate suite w/2 bdrm., 1 full bath, laundry, separate entrance, own porch, own parking. A must see! Asking $389,900 CA0136354 WELL MAINTAINED FOURPLEX … close to schools, parks, rec centre. Nice quiet location w/three 2-bdrm., one 1-bdrm., shared coin laundry, good parking, balconies for upper units. Shingles 3 years old. Central boiler system. Asking $449,000 CA0137733


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

Zero step entry! • Master planned community • Designed for active adults • No condo fees • Community lifestyle 1456 sq. ft.

Starting from $379,900


1286 sq. ft.

June 12, 2018 Camrose Booster  

Camrose, Alberta newspaper

June 12, 2018 Camrose Booster  

Camrose, Alberta newspaper