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Three University of Alberta Augustana Faculty students, each enrolled in the Community Service Learning program, approached Sahakarini to volunteer their time. Pual Lu from Wuhan, China; Lanxiang Zhang from Bejing, China; and Oliver Liu from Donglong, China mark locations from across the globe where Sahakarini has made a lasting difference in the lives of those who are less fortunate.

Who Can I Count On? Page 6 Seniors’ Scene Pages 12 and 13 City of Camrose Page 15 Dining and Entertainment Pages 16 to 19 On the Road Page 27 to 29 Obituaries Pages 30 and 31 Classifieds Pages 33 to 38

News Features Family Violence Prevention Month. . . . . . . 14 Bells of Peace for Remembrance Day. . . . . 22 Honouring Canadian war history. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Kodiaks ride horses with strong third frame. . . . . . 35 Reflections Column by Bonnie Hutchinson. . . . 4 Homespun Column by Laurel Nadon . . . . . . . . 11

Real Estate Linview Realty Page 10 Central Agencies Inc. Pages 39 and 40

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Saturday, November 3, Norsemen Inn Sahakarini was established as a charity in 1979 by six Camrosians. Over the years, the dedicated local group focused on global challenges, assisting with dedicated partners to enhance water, sanitation, hygiene and education projects in Kenya, Tanzania, Nepal, India, Sierra Leone, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Brazil, Haiti and Guatemala. Sahakarini’s primary funding source is their annual Loaves & Fishes Community Dinner at the Norsemen Inn. This fall, it will take place on Saturday, November 3rd. All money raised will allow the team of compassionate and dedicated leaders to continue their work, at the grass-roots level, across oceans and continents. Sahakarini’s mission is to assist their international project partners to improve the lives of all members of their communities.

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Scam alert! Fake Feds

In this Halloween week, costumed goblins and ghouls aren’t the only spooky creatures. Beware of phone calls from fake federal government agents. Last week’s column told about clicking off a fundraiser phone call. One reader sent me this note and, at my request, gave permission to quote the email. “Re: October 23 column “Your reaction was understandable. There is so much spam, scam and dishonesty out there, many people hesitate when answering their phones. “Just this Monday I had a call from our Service Canada inquiring about my application concerning CPP, etc. She had way too much of my personal information and wanted more from me. I told her if there were concerns, they could send me a letter and said good bye. I called back the number and spoke to another lady, who gave me the same song and dance. Told her I had a letter coming and said good bye. “Then I called the 800-number that I have used before for CPP and they had no record of any issues or need to contact me. When I asked for customer service or a complaint number, I was told quite rudely to phone the police. “I called Telus to ask about the number 587-756-0587 that our Service Canada called from. It is someone’s land line and Telus won’t say who. They also don’t investigate and don’t have a complaint department to handle fraudulent calls. I have contacted the RCMP anti-fraud centre, although they only gather information and do not investigate. Their website says less than five per cent of actual frauds are reported (never mind the avalanche of unsuccessful attempts). “Maybe when we get these unsolicited calls, we all should be less Canadian and less polite, and more firm.” Irony of ironies: half an hour after I read that email, I received a phone call from someone claiming to be from Canada Revenue Agency Investigations! When I suggested they send me a letter, the person hung up. (I can verify that 613-604-0847 is not a government office.) I sent a “me too!” email to the reader, who replied… “The CRA one has been around for a bit. I just tell them the RCMP will be at their door and they hang up. “This GIS offering you more money when you have CPP is a scary one. They shouldn’t know what month you made applications or for what. That should be government-only info. Not a lot of people know about the and it’s so busy that it’s almost impossible to get in.” So. If someone claims to be calling you from a government department–especially if they ask for information–here are a few suggestions. 1. Do not provide any information until you verify if it’s a legitimate call. 2. Ask the caller to send a letter. Any government department that deals with you should already have your mailing address. 3. Check the Government of Canada directory and phone the relevant department. Whoever responds to this public number can check if the department tried to contact you. 4. The last time I spoke with a federal government department, each person told me their name and employee number even before I asked. This could be faked of course, but if the person does not provide the information spontaneously, have your guard up. 5. A scam I once experienced started with a text message that directed me to a website where I was to provide other information. When I checked with the supposed department, I was informed that the Government of Canada does not ever send text messages to the public. 6. You may want to report the call to The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre operated by RCMP. Google “Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre” for instructions to report a scam by phone or online. I’d love to hear from you! If you have comments about this column or suggestions for future topics, send a note to I’ll happily reply within one business day. Your comments are completely private. Nobody but me will see your email and I won’t ever repeat anything you say unless I request and receive your permission first.

THE FINE PRINT: Letters are welcomed, but please limit them to 400 words or less and sign with first name, initial, surname, address and phone number; only the name of the writer and city or town will be printed. Letters to third parties are not accepted. The Camrose Booster may edit for clarity, legality, personal abuse, good taste, public interest and availability of space. The Camrose Booster thanks you for your interest in the letters page and encourages your comments. Conservative misinformed

First of all, I would like to commend Rob Hill on his well written article about Canada’s carbon tax. It’s refreshing to read a letter based on facts, rather than on anecdotes or emotional opinion. I, too, would like to discuss the carbon tax issue, but my comments will address the vicious, anticarbon tax misinformation campaign being waged by Conservative politicians. They state that “the average Albertan will pay hundreds of dollars annually in carbon taxes,” but the facts do not support them. Assuming the average Albertan comes from the low to middle income group, they (the wage earners) actually get rebated more than they pay in direct carbon taxes. Are the Conservative politicians being dishonest, intellectually challenged, or perhaps both? Perhaps they could enlighten us as to where they get these “alternative facts” they’ve been spouting. As Hill indicated in his letter, the carbon tax has been well supported by groups who deal in economic reality. Conservative politicians should be more concerned about science and sound economics, rather than political expediency. We can only hope they are held accountable for their campaign aimed at misleading voters. Reg Ernst, Camrose

Time is now

I suggest we are running out of time to build a just and sustainable earth. We recently were told that the next 12 years are critical. It is time we faced reality. Current world economic conditions are the result of failed political policies worldwide. Expecting the old guard or the new populists to fix things is fantasy or perhaps insanity. We live in an age where “truth” is under attack, especially when it comes to political discourse. I would suggest that to better discern what is truth we remember a few basic ideas: There are no simple answers to complex questions; we must solve our problems with the tools presently available; the response must be global in nature, but we can only act locally; our current world problems, such as climate change and the extreme gap between rich and poor happened, in large part, over the last 50 years or more and cannot be solved overnight; action to solve these problems that threaten our very existence will take cooperative action; those responsible for this situation, and/or their clones, seek to retain power or in the alternative, populist leaders world-wide pretend to have magic solutions to instantly fix the problem or deny that the problems exist; history has shown, over and over, that where


populists take power, they do not or cannot keep their promises; many studies show that many of those who support populists, act against their own best interests; democracy is a fragile institution, and can be lost easier than it can be regained; current election campaign trends often make us believe we must choose between “ the lesser of two evils” or that we have no choice to vote for something we believe in. For example, to try to ensure a situation where one party does not control all the levers of government, as is the situation facing many Americans on Nov. 6, a Republican voter in the USA may choose to vote Democrat to keep one arm of the US government in the hands of its opponent to lessen the likelihood of fascism. The populist danger is very evident in the world today and Canada is not immune. Not voting is abstaining from your responsibility to keep alive the idea of democracy, even if it is flawed. We are facing elections in Canada and the province soon. Please get involved. Our interests have much more in common than many believe. Consider those interests carefully and think before you vote. Harry Gaede, Camrose

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Murray Green, Camrose Booster Justin McCarroll shows off his roping skills to students of École Charlie Killam School during a demonstration held on Oct. 25. By Murray Green

Camrose team ropers Brett McCarroll and Justin McCarroll placed sixth during the regular season in rodeo to set themselves up to have a chance at the grand prize at the Canadian Finals Rodeo in Red Deer on Oct. 30 to Nov. 4. Justin, a teacher at École Charlie Killam School, will be making his 11th appearance in the finals. For Brett, it will be his 15th shot at the title. Layton Green of Meeting Creek finished the season on the pro rodeo tour in fifth place in the saddle bronc event. Justin Berg of Camrose finished in 11th place and will be challenging him for the title. Zeke Thurston, second, of Big Valley, also advanced to the finals. Clint Laye of Cadogan was eighth in bareback and Bashaw cowboy Jacob Stemo placed 10th. In bull riding, Layton’s brother Garrett Green of Meeting Creek came in fourth place during the season. A couple of Ponoka boys, Zane Lambert and Wacey Finkbeiner, placed third

and eighth. Lonnie West of Cadogan was ninth. Riley Warren of Stettler, Curtis Cassidy of Donalda and Erik Dublanko of Thorsby are the local cowboys in the tie-down roping event. Cody Cassidy came in fourth place and Curtis Cassidy of Donalda placed sixth in the steer wrestling event and both are vying for the national title. Scott Guenthner of Provost and Brendan Laye of Consort are hoping to have a good run as well. Rene Leclercq of Holden squeezed into the ladies barrel racing event by placing in 12th position. Shayna Weir of Ponoka and Diane Skocdopole of Big Valley will also battle for the crown. There will be six performances, one a day, at the Centrium in Westerner Park in Red Deer.

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Council committees By Lori Larsen

City of Camrose councillors (councillor Greg Wood through teleconferencing) voted in favour of the council meetings schedule, appointments of deputy mayor and appointment of councillors to committees, commissions, boards and authorities during the organizational meeting held on Oct. 15. The following are appointments of council: Advocacy-Liason Council (Health-Covenant Health and Provincial Bodies) councillor Agnes Hoveland; Advocacy-Liason Council (Education: University and School Boards) councillor Max Lindstrand; Camrose Airport Commission councillor Kevin Hycha; Camrose and District Support Services councillors PJ Stasko, Agnes Hoveland and Max Lindstrand (alternative). Appointed to Camrose Area and Lodge Authority councillors Agnes Hoveland, Max Lindstrand and Cathie Johnson; Camrose Arts Council councillors Agnes Hoveland and PJ Stasko; Camrose Green Action Committee councillor David Ofrim. Appointed to Camrose Intermunicipal Committee councillors Greg Wood, Wayne Throndson, Cathie Johnson and David Ofrim (alternative); Camrose Performing Arts Centre (CPAC) Board of Governors councillors Agnes Hoveland and Max Lindstrand; Camrose Police Commission councillors PJ Stasko and Wayne Throndson; Camrose Public Library councillor Agnes Hoveland. Appointed to Camrose Recreation Committee councillors Greg Wood, Wayne Throndson, Cathie Johnson and David Ofrim (alternative); Camrose Regional Exhibition Board councillor Kevin Hycha and David Ofrim (alternative); Camrose Regional Solid Waste Authority councillors Kevin Hycha, Max Lindstrand and Wayne Throndson; Community Transit Advisory Committee councillors Max Lindstrand and Kevin Hycha (alternative); Emergency

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A principal agent of serving in an elected capacity is that of hearing and understanding. Along with Shelley, an amazing friend and volunteer, I embarked on a journey across our constituency over the month of September to talk to people and gain valuable perspective on their thoughts and concerns. Our travels included Pelican Point, Meeting Creek, Edberg, Bashaw, Duhamel, New Norway, Bawlf, Daysland, Rosalind, Heisler, Forestburg, Galahad, Alliance, Hardisty, Lougheed, Sedgewick, Killam, Tofield, Viking and Camrose and many farmyards in between. We used Shelley’s RV as transportation, accommodation, mobile meeting space and as a travelling billboard. People in these communities overwhelmingly thanked us for making the effort to come out and speak to them. Thanks to an incredible team of volunteer doorknockers, many have Let’s work together accepted the opportunity to purchase a membership and to have their say to reclaim the in who will be chosen as their United Conservative Party (UCP) candidate Alberta advantage in the upcoming nomination election. We owe it to our future I have enjoyed the privilege to serve as a candidate in the last two generations to be provincial elections and have worked at the legislature for a short time. responsible stewards of These opportunities have granted me valuable campaign and political our provinces finances. experience to help us defeat the NDP in this upcoming provincial election. I operate our family business in Alberta and am on 41 days of hardearned vacation from my day job to campaign full time. I live in Camrose and was happy to contribute as Secretary to the Camrose UCP board prior to taking a leave of absence in order to seek the nomination. We need a candidate who can bring together a team of volunteers and engage people to support the UCP in our effort to form the next government making Jason Kenney our Premier. I am committed to work hard to win the Camrose seat to represent you, the constituents.

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Looking Back

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25 Years Ago This Week – from Nov. 2, 1993 edition

• Jack Ramsay, Reform Party candidate, cruised to a landslide victory in Crowfoot Constituency, winning in 158 of 159 polls. He earned 66% of all votes cast. • Jubilee Construction, led by Gordon Pasiuk, was named Camrose Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year. • Citizens crowded into Camrose Council chambers in opposition to a proposal to rezone the former Camrose outdoor swimming pool, playground and tennis court site which was just east of Jubilee Park.


50 Years Ago This Week – from Oct. 29, 1968 edition • $2,000 in prizes were offered at the Grand Opening of Macleod’s Family Shopping Centre in Camrose. • Camrose Maroons Hockey Club promoted season ticket packages: $15 for 12 league games plus exhibition games. • Canada Savings Bonds were advertised with a first-year rate of 5.75%, second year – 6.50%, the next three years at 6.75% and the final nine years at 7.00%.

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BRCF grants youth leadership canoe trip Submitted

The Battle River Community Foundation awarded a grant to Augustana Campus of the University of Alberta for the Youth Leadership Canoe Trip. The grant is from income from the Camrose Rotary Club Fund, established by the Rotary Club in 1997 as a Donor Advised Fund. A Donor Advised Fund allows the donor to consider projects annually and advise the Foundation of those it would recommend for grants from the Fund. The Club’s $100,000 contribution has supported annual grants totalling $78,826 that benefit the community while maintaining the original donation and protecting it against inflation in order to award meaningful grants in the future. The Battle River Community Foundation exists to support projects, programs and facilities, such as this, in East Central Alberta which benefit the local communities and have a positive impact on the future. Grants from the Battle River Community Founda-

tion are primarily made possible through the generosity of individual donors and organizations that have created endowment funds. The principal of these endowment funds are kept intact and the income is made available annually to support local projects and organizations. Since it was founded in 1995, the Battle River Community Foundation has granted over $5,835,000 to support community programs like the Youth Leadership Canoe Trip. To learn more about Rotary Club of Camrose sponsored projects, contact Ted Gillespie, club president at 780-672-8194.

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Submitted Battle River Community Foundation director Wally Wrubleski looks on while Rotary Club of Camrose past chair Lou Henderson presents a $7,000 cheque to Morten Asfeldt, associate professor of physical education at Augustana, and several participants in the 2018 program.

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Joy in preparing

I thought that I was being so organized. There I was, picking out materials for making a Christmas present, months before Christmas. I was even being decisive for a change. Then the store owner mentioned that the day’s date was exactly three months until Christmas. I clutched at my heart dramatically and sputtered, “You can’t say that to people!” He seemed surprised that his comment would lead to any anxiety. He said, “I thought that people liked Christmas, yet everyone gets so stressed out over it.” I thought about that as I drove home. Lots of happy occasions require a bit of work and preparation, but what a shame if we let that work and preparation take away from enjoying the event. It should be the work and preparation that make the event what it is. In a recent Reader’s Digest, there was an article about Halloween and all of the fun traditions that went into it. Author Ray Bradbury fondly recalls the hijinx his family experienced, the family costume painting night, candle dipping and taffy pulling night, and phonograph night, where they chose the scariest music. Bradbury writes that “Oh, sure, Halloween arrived. But the party was almost unimportant, wasn’t it? Preparation was 70 per cent of the mad game. As with most holidays, the getting set was sweeter, sadder, more enchanting than the stampede itself.” The magic was in the preparations, not the day itself. I think this can be said for both Halloween and Christmas. One of my favourite parts of October is the weekend before Halloween when my family gathers around our table and tries to best each other carving pumpkins. We take the pumpkin chunks removed from the eye holes and attach them onto the side with toothpicks to make into ears, and be as creative as we can. We roll out sugar cookie dough and press out ghosts, pumpkins and spooky cats. I use my mom’s “cauldron” (steam canner) and make a party punch while we’re creating. Last year, I put some plastic skulls into it where they bobbed around. I scooped out some punch and skulls for my dad and he glanced downwards at his glass and then carried on with the conversation nonchalantly, as if it wasn’t out of the ordinary to have a skull in his drink. I also made a mini cemetery, something I had wanted to do for years. My husband dumped dirt into three mounds, and I got started. It was a semi disaster after a fierce windstorm sent Styrofoam tombstones flying around the countryside (sorry, neighbours), but I sure had fun decorating the cemetery and writing in chalk “R.I.P.” and “I told you I was sick” on the tombstones. I attached some giant spiders and webbing to my walls, both inside and out, and felt pleasantly prepared for the ghoulish season. My daughter seems to be following in my footsteps when it comes to Halloween. As a kid, once I decided on what to me was a totally awesome costume, it was my costume for a few years. I was a Jem doll (like Barbie, but with more accurate body proportions) for many years and was always spraying my hair pink. My daughter likes being a witch. Last year, we had three generations of witches in our family. We found her a Supergirl costume this year, but in the end, what she wants to be is a witch and I will step aside and let her wield that broomstick. For Christmas, I love our lefse fest where three generations roll and flip our lefse for the year. We also make a list of the cookies we want to make, and work together on ginger snaps, gingerbread men, thumb print cookies and butterscotch confection. The actual days of Oct. 31 and Dec. 24 (I am Scandinavian through and through so yes, Christmas Eve is Christmas) will come and they will go, but what is the point if we haven’t enjoyed the journey to get there? The real fun of Christmas (watching little children play gleefully with new toys, extra family time, special holiday treats) can so easily get lost in the hunt for the “perfect” present. Garfield said it best in his Christmas special: “It’s not the getting. It’s not the giving. It’s the loving.”

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The Camrose branch of the Royal Canadian Legion held a Poppy Flag raising at the cenotaph beside the museum on Oct. 26. Poppies will be left at various businesses around Camrose and area. Tag Day is a time when Legion members, along with both Air and Army cadets, will be throughout the area, on Nov. 3. You will find Legion members and cadets at several popular locations with poppies available for a donation. The Remembrance Day service will be held on Nov. 11 at the Camrose Regional Exhibition. Contact the Legion to purchase your wreath for the Remembrance Day ceremony, or to leave a donation.

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What does it mean to ‘age in place’? How can seniors, assisted by their families, prepare to age in place? Back in June 2013, Camrose Seniors Coalition hosted the first of several public presentations on seniors continuing care in Alberta. Well over 60 people attended. This was obviously a hot topic for seniors and their families. Close to 100 attended a second presentation held in March the following year. Based on those two presentations, along with some follow-up input from seniors and their families, Camrose Seniors Coalition then successfully applied for funding from the Canadian New Horizons for Seniors program. Housed with Camrose and District Support Services (CDSS), a one-year grant received in February 2015 enabled the Coalition to contract a coordinator to work with seniors, their families, and local professionals to further explore the whole spectrum of elder care. Some might say that aging in place begins when seniors move from their homes into a facility of one kind or another. Facilities include relatively independent living such as Lodge Living (Rosealta), Seniors

Self-Contained Apartments (Heritage Manor, Parkview Place, and Wildrose Villa), or Residential Living (Deer Meadows). When more care is needed, various levels of Designated Supportive Living (DSL) or even Long-Term Care will come into play. Local options include Seasons Retirement Community and Bethany Group facilities like Bethany Meadows, Faith House, Louise Jensen Centre, and Viewpoint. Others might say continuing care begins while seniors are still living in their own homes, but need a little help to stay there. Assistance can be in the form of light housekeeping (either private or through the CDSS-funded Home Support Program), Meals on Wheels, or Alberta Health Services (AHS) Home Care, which provides the medical or personal care that many may need as they grow older. The Primary Care Network Geriatric Assessment program and AHS Seniors Outreach are also helpful, as is Service Options for Seniors (SOS). Still others will argue that ‘aging in place’ really begins well before agingrelated needs arise; that ‘aging in place’ really begins with planning. Supports for the Journey: A Planning Guide to

Aging in Place was officially launched in February 2016. Since then, hundreds of copies have been distributed. The booklet is organized according to topic-specific chapters such as Legal Resources, Financial Information, or Housing Options, each of which begins with a story and some things to think about. It contains a wealth of planning tid-bits (such as how siblings might differ when supporting aging parents), and a treasuretrove of program information. Almost all of the information is current (Seasons Retirement Community was Sunrise Village when Supports for the Journey was produced), so it remains a popular and helpful community resource. CDSS still has a few paper copies of Supports for the Journey: A Planning Guide to Aging in Place. Give us a call at 780-6720141. If we run out, the booklet is available on-line at: (look for Elder Care Planning Guide in the lefthand menu, or list, on the homepage, then click to access the booklet). Folks can also call CDSS for further information about Camrose Seniors Coalition; ask for Maria or Margaret H.

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Preventing the risk of falling down By Lori Larsen

Some of the most common and serious medical concerns among older people are related to accidental falls; and recent statistics indicate that in Canada, 215 older adults are hospitalized every day due to falls. In an effort to create awareness and educate people on how to prevent accidental falls that can prove not only injurious, but even fatal, a Fall Prevention campaign will take place for the month of November. Camrose Primary Care Network (PCN) reminds residents of Camrose and area that the PCN clinic is prepared every day to assist anyone, whether self referred or referred by a physician, in providing a multi-disciplinary team to assist with fall prevention. “Our fall prevention program at the PCN is created for anyone who is over the age of 65, who has had a fall or is at risk of a fall,” explained Camrose PCN nurse practitioner, Miriam Neufeld. “Falling is not a normal part of aging. A lot of people think that it is, and you are more likely to fall when you get older.” Neufeld suggested it is wise to have an assessment done to determine any risk factors that may increase the likelihood of falling, which the PCN team can then assist in altering. “We would look at things, like types of medication the individual is taking, and encourage exercise and eye exams. We look at the person as a whole and there is usually not just one thing we can do, but all sorts of things that all add up to make a big difference for the person.” Consisting of Neufeld, registered nurse and geriatric assessment lead Stephanie Loosemore, along with geriatric lead Dr. Smith, the team provides individual care and information pertaining to the person’s needs. “After referral, we do an initial triage of the individual and they are seen by either the registered nurse or myself. We can then set up an individual plan and have them meet with the PCN exercise specialist, Connie Harrison,





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to work on ways to improve their physical activity.” Neufeld offered three tips on lessening a person’s chance of falling. “Stay active. It is the number one thing to do and it improves balance and strength. “We also advise people to speak up to their health care provider about concerns they may have about balance or dizziness.” “Lastly, wear good fitting, supportive footwear.” Neufeld suggested that footwear should not only fit well, but in the case of sandals have straps across the top and back so the foot is not moving around too much. “Slippers with no backs on them are not

good,” she added. “Often elderly people chose these types of slippers, because their feet are swelling and can fluctuate through the day.” Neufeld said assisting people in choosing the proper footwear is one way the clinic can help in preventing falls. With winter weather fast approaching, slippery sidewalks and parking lots pose high risks for falls. Residents are advised that proper footwear, using extra caution when walking and clearing your sidewalks of snow and ice, go a long way in preventing dangerous falls.

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Family Violence Prevention Month By Lori Larsen

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UCP nomination candidate – Camrose riding Farming has been a very difficult occupation this year with a late spring, dry summer, and a tempestuous fall. By the time you read this I trust that the harvest will be combined, in the bin, and the straw well on the way to being collected. It is now time to consider who will represent the UCP in the Camrose riding in 2019. I have entered the race for the nomination because I believe Alberta and our riding of Camrose needs to get BACK TO THE BASICS.


Like the Oilers or Flames there are times that governments must get BACK TO THE BASICS to win, for Alberta that time is now! The basics or A B C’s of good governance are:


Accountability: For our society to function democratically, government must answer fi rst and foremost to its citizens. The people of Alberta deserve to know what their leaders plan to do before they are elected, and to be able to hold them accountable afterward. Business: I believe that the best governments encourage best business practices, both in their own operations, and in the economies they govern. My intention is to be a part of a team that enables small business to thrive by emboldening the entrepreneurial spirit and work towards restoring the “Alberta Advantage”. Children: I, unlike our current administration, believe that parents are far better equipped to make critical decisions about their children’s education than the government. I also believe that much more attention needs to be given to the safety and education of children who are in the protective care of the province, as they have been neglected too long. I will also focus on how our province might improve educational outcomes in the core subjects so that our children are well equipped for life after graduation. I am seeking your support to win the nomination of the UCP for the Camrose riding. Memberships must be purchased by November 1 through either myself or the UCP website; LIGHT TO DARKNESS Lori Larsen, Camrose Booster City of Camrose Mayor Norm Mayer, left and Camrose County Reeve Don Gregorwich, centre signed a proclamation declaring the month of November Family Violence Prevention Month. Seated right of the reeve Family Violence Action Society: Camrose and District program director Sheralyn Dobos, standing from left to right Camrose Police Service Crime Prevention/ Community Relations Constable Kelly Bauer, Camrose and District Support Services executive director Margaret Holliston and Camrose Women’s Shelter executive director Nora-Lee Rear.

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Family violence has the potential to affect everyone and is a concern that should be addressed by all sectors of a community. In an effort to raise awareness, educate and bring light to the disconcerting incidents of family violence in hopes of stopping it, the month of November has been proclaimed Family Violence Prevention Month. Camrose County Reeve Don Gregorwich and City of Camrose Mayor Norm Mayer signed proclamations declaring November as Family Violence Prevention Month on Oct. 26 at Camrose County council chambers. “If you aren’t personally impacted by family violence you don’t really have an understanding or an awareness of it,” said Family Violence Action Society: Camrose and District program director Sheralyn Dobos. “Family Violence Prevention Awareness Month is meant to bring it in front of people to say it is a real social issue and that it is here and affects many families and individuals in our community.” Family violence is not discriminatory, nor does it only happen in specific locales. It is a concern for all communities including Camrose and surrounding county communities. “We have almost 400 women and children coming through our shelter every year,” said Camrose Women’s Shelter executive director Nora-Lee Rear. “Last year our stats were up quite a bit. For the Women’s Shelter the situation is getting worse and families are coming in with more complex needs.” Rear also indicated that the new Community Outreach worker, who only works with families within Camrose, has been very busy working with families /individuals within Camrose that do not necessarily seek shelter but require the extended services. “There tends to be an impression that the Shelter is bringing people from the

outside,” noted Rear. “But the shelter is very busy working with families/individuals within Camrose.” Dobos stated that the Family Violence Action Society provides individual counselling and group programs for about 175 men and women annually, to help them break the cycle of violence and abuse and more than 100 children and youth annually, are provided individual counselling or group programs supporting mental health and wellness. The Family Violence Action Society also offers an ongoing support group for men who have completed the Changing Ways program for men wanting to change abusive behaviour and attitudes in their intimate partner relationships. “Our group programs have a mix of people who are voluntarily attending and people who have been mandated by the courts,” said Dobos. She remarked that she finds that, someone who is using abusive behaviour in their relationship and voluntarily comes into the program because they want to change their behaviour and make things better, is especially encouraging. “It warms my heart because these people (voluntarily seeking services) could wait longer until things get worse and the courts do mandate. But if they are being proactive, having courage to ask for help before it is imposed on them, they are miles ahead.” Dobos noted that the group is delivered in a manner that is not only strictly confidential but highly supportive. “Maybe more men would participate voluntarily if they knew this men’s group does not judge and/or shame participants. All of that gets left at the door. Participants experience a group culture that recognizes most of them have experienced trauma of their own, often in childhood. Essential elements of the group include creating a safe space for honest self-reflection, supporting changes in beliefs, acquiring healthy relationship skills, and creating accountability for choices and actions.” Dobos said that the objective of the men’s group is to provide hope that change is possible and learning is possible. “It is important that our community come together and shine the light in the darkness.”

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A Development Permit application is being considered for a Change of Use to permit a Retail Store (Cannabis) in an existing structure at the following location: Lot 2, Block 3, Plan 7820455 This property is located within the M1 – General Industrial District and the use of Retail Store (Cannabis) is considered a Discretionary Use in this district, and public notification is required. Any person having comments in support of, or in objection to, this proposed use, or for further information, please contact Colin MacPhee, Senior Development Officer: 5204-50 Avenue, Camrose, AB T4V 0S8, phone 780-672-4428, by 4:30 pm, November 5, 2018. Email:

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Accepted Items in the Organics Cart (Green) • Leaves, shrubbery, and twigs NO PLASTIC BAGS • Cold ashes (from untreated wood) Compostable materials that are • Food soiled paper towel, napkins, placed in regular plastic bags paper egg carton, pizza box, etc. will not be picked up. • Fruits, vegetables and their peelings • Coffee grounds, filters and tea bags • Weeds and grass clippings For more information on waste management in Camrose visit: or call 780-672-4428 REMEMBER: TO GUARANTEE COLLECTION HAVE YOUR WASTE AND COMPOST OUT BY 7:45 AM

By Lori Larsen

Camrose Women’s Shelter, in partnership with Family Violence Action Society, will be hosting the second Breakfast With the Guys on Wednesday, Nov. 7 from 7:30 until 9 a.m. at the Camrose Resort Casino. With a purpose of bringing community lead-

ers together to inform and inspire action to help end domestic violence, the initiative targets male leaders within the community to listen, converse and ultimately play the role of advocate in increasing awareness and developing solutions on ending family violence.

A Development Permit application is being considered for a Change of Use to permit a Retail Store (Cannabis) in an existing structure at the following location: Lot 6, Block 5, Plan 7720704 This property is located within the M1 – General Industrial District and the use of Retail Store (Cannabis) is considered a Discretionary Use in this district, and public notification is required. Any person having comments in support of, or in objection to, this proposed use, or for further information, please contact Colin MacPhee, Senior Development Officer: 5204-50 Avenue, Camrose, AB T4V 0S8, phone 780-672-4428, by 4:30 pm, November 5, 2018. Email: Comments must be in writing and must include full name and address as well as the reasons for objection or support.

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“Family violence is not a private issue; it impacts all aspects of our community,” remarked Family Violence Action Society Camrose and District program director Sheralyn Dobos. “If the issue is ignored, it grows exponentially with each generation. Helping communities to understand the issue and their part in ending the cycle is one step closer toward a solution.”

This year’s guest speaker Mariann Rich was a registered nurse for 35 years and taught undergraduate nursing students in Alberta for almost 20 years. Mariann shares her story of losing her oldest sister to domestic homicide four years ago. This horrific tragedy changed Mariann’s thinking about intimate partner abuse, both professionally and person-

ally, which has led her to become an advocate in helping to end domestic abuse and increase awareness through her own heartbreaking experience. For more information on the event or the Camrose Women’s Shelter or to obtain tickets to the event, telephone 780-679-4975 extension 8.

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Buffaloes search for football playoff wins By Murray Green

The Camrose Buffaloes bantam herd finished the regular season with a 6-1 record. Bantam Buffaloes shut out the Fort Saskatchewan

Falcons 43-0 in Fort Saskatchewan. The Buffaloes started off with a 26 yard field goal and continued to dominate the field on offense and defense. The squad placed in a

three way tie for first place and are waiting to see who will be its opponent. The peewee Buffaloes went into the last regular season game on Oct. 20 in a battle of undefeated teams

with the Fort Saskatchewan Falcons. It was a hard fought game with enormous plays made by both teams ending with the Falcons cinching the undefeated title with a score of 47-40.

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By Murray Green

The Battle River Big Band is returning for a concert at the Bailey Theatre on Saturday, Nov. 10 at 7:30 p.m. Over the past three years, the Battle River Big Band has added a show close to Remembrance Day, but this year’s concert will include music from yesterday and today. “This year, we decided to feature a lot of soloists within band. We want to showcase their individu-

al talent along with the entire band,” said Dennis Rusinak, artist director. “The band members pick a song they like and want to perform to impress the crowd. It will be a song that speaks to them and they want to share with the audience.” Some of the 19 members will take the spotlight for a song to highlight the talent that is in the Battle River region. “Wherever the Battle River flows, that is where

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we are from. Music will be from the 1930s to brand new material right off the charts,” shared Dennis. “We are doing some pretty ambitious solo work. Tova Olson, Camrose’s favourite piano player, is doing a monstrous production of a Stan Kenton piece of music that takes some impressive playing.” It is a brand new show for the Battle River Big Band, an evening of fresh, new concert jazz material

played for the first time at the Bailey Theatre. “We’ve searched far and wide for music by some of the hottest arrangers and composers that we’ve brought back to life. The big band has never sounded better. We’ve worked up great solo and section feature items for the band to share with our fans for a wonderfully memorable evening with songs made famous by such musical icons as Kenton, Frank

Sinatra, Chuck Mangione and Nat King Cole.” Battle River Big Band is also planning a concert at the Jeanne and Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre. “It will feature the music from James Bond movies and Henry Mancini (Pink Panther and others). That is a real undertaking. We are going to have an eight-member chorus with us singing the great tunes,” shared Dennis. Look for that concert to be held next February.

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U of A Augustana’s Department of Science presents…

Wednesday, October 31, 5 p.m. Amphitheatre C167, Classroom Building, Augustana Campus Come at 5 p.m. for a short presentation on the specimens or simply drop in until ntil 6 p.m. to take a look bbefore trick-orortreating! No registration eggis istration necessary. This is a FFREE REE event suitable su for all ages (parents or guardians, please lease aaccompany accom c young children) n S how us your Show Hallowee Halloween costumes!

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Thursday, November 1, 7:30 p.m. Daysland Palace Theatre For information and tickets, call Sharon at 780.374.2403

By Lori Larsen

Square dancing has been around for centuries and some say it can be dated as far back as the 1600s to English ancestry. It is not only a wonderful way to meet people and be part of a “reel”y good time, it is also a great way to stay in shape. “Square dancing is a melting pot of the dances which our ancestors brought with them when they settled this nation. It was flavored by the enthusiasm and spirit which once flowed from this young untamed country,” remarked Camrose Rose City Swingers Square Dance Club member Darlene Delhomeau. When immigrants first came to Canada, they settled in concentrated areas, keeping dances and customs in pure form. But as descendants began moving outward and settling in other areas, those customs

and dances took on influence from other culture and background. “The eventual result was a kind of North American folk dance, which now includes many of the best features of all other dances,” explained Delhomeau. “For example, the circle dances of the mountains stemmed from various parts of America, precision square dancing (quadrills) came from the French, and the English contributed their line dances (contras).” Also included were the mixers from old time programs, where partners changed during the dance. Couple dances such as polkas and waltzes were also added and the grand march was used to officially start the night of dancing. “As the population increased and moved west, these dances became westernized,” said Delhomeau.

“Styles and terminology began to vary according to the region. By the 19th century, it became a blended square dancing with definite characteristics.” In the early 1900s, square dancing began to disappear. Then, 25 years later, a new interest in the dance saw its revival. As a result of improved transportation and newer advanced technical sound equipment, callers of the dance were able to teach more people in the craft of calling square dancing. “Square dancing has quickly developed and become very modernized and standardized,” said Delhomeau. For more information on the Camrose Rose City Swingers Square Dance Club, visit http://squared a n c e . a b . c a/d a n c i n g/ dance-clubs/zone-4/camrose/.



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Doors open at 3:30 p.m. $45 per ticket Buy tickets at or 780.662.2557 Bus service available from Camrose. Phone for details.

Standing on the Side of Love A service commemorating the 80th Anniversary of

Kristallnacht: The Night of Broken Glass

Thursday, November 8 – 7 pm Bethel Lutheran Church 73rd and Marler

We invite you to gather for a candlelight service on the eve of the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht to remember both the victims of hatred and the courageous men and women who stood, in the most dangerous of times, on the side of love.

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Thursday, November 1, 7:30 p.m. Daysland Palace Theatre For information and tickets, call Sharon at 780.374.2403

By Lori Larsen

Square dancing has been around for centuries and some say it can be dated as far back as the 1600s to English ancestry. It is not only a wonderful way to meet people and be part of a “reel”y good time, it is also a great way to stay in shape. “Square dancing is a melting pot of the dances which our ancestors brought with them when they settled this nation. It was flavored by the enthusiasm and spirit which once flowed from this young untamed country,” remarked Camrose Rose City Swingers Square Dance Club member Darlene Delhomeau. When immigrants first came to Canada, they settled in concentrated areas, keeping dances and customs in pure form. But as descendants began moving outward and settling in other areas, those customs

and dances took on influence from other culture and background. “The eventual result was a kind of North American folk dance, which now includes many of the best features of all other dances,” explained Delhomeau. “For example, the circle dances of the mountains stemmed from various parts of America, precision square dancing (quadrills) came from the French, and the English contributed their line dances (contras).” Also included were the mixers from old time programs, where partners changed during the dance. Couple dances such as polkas and waltzes were also added and the grand march was used to officially start the night of dancing. “As the population increased and moved west, these dances became westernized,” said Delhomeau.

“Styles and terminology began to vary according to the region. By the 19th century, it became a blended square dancing with definite characteristics.” In the early 1900s, square dancing began to disappear. Then, 25 years later, a new interest in the dance saw its revival. As a result of improved transportation and newer advanced technical sound equipment, callers of the dance were able to teach more people in the craft of calling square dancing. “Square dancing has quickly developed and become very modernized and standardized,” said Delhomeau. For more information on the Camrose Rose City Swingers Square Dance Club, visit http://squared a n c e . a b . c a/d a n c i n g/ dance-clubs/zone-4/camrose/.



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Box Office open at Daysland Palace Theatre, Tuesday and Thursday mornings in October from 10 a.m. to noon. Phone 780.374.3774 Concert audio production provided by:

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for Hastings Lake Bible Camp Saturday, November 3 Ryley Hall, Ryley, AB

Doors open at 3:30 p.m. $45 per ticket Buy tickets at or 780.662.2557 Bus service available from Camrose. Phone for details.

Standing on the Side of Love A service commemorating the 80th Anniversary of

Kristallnacht: The Night of Broken Glass

Thursday, November 8 – 7 pm Bethel Lutheran Church 73rd and Marler

We invite you to gather for a candlelight service on the eve of the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht to remember both the victims of hatred and the courageous men and women who stood, in the most dangerous of times, on the side of love.

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ROSE CITY SQUARE DANCE CLUB is sincerely interested in welcoming people: • Students from junior high, high school and university • Working, retired, single or married • Adults of any age who want a night out

• If you think you can’t dance, you’re wrong, you can. Our callers are very experienced, talented, teach clearly and patiently until you get it. • Square dancing is easy to learn. Basic movements are taught and repeated many times. Repetition and practice help you master it. • If you think you have hearing problems or have hearing aids, our club now provides devices that enable you to hear better. Try them out. • Dress casually, suitably comfortable as you would dress going out to any special dance (skirts, dresses, slacks, jeans). But if you wish to wear square dance apparel, club members can help you.

Telemetry takes dance to a new level By Murray Green

Shay Kuebler and his Radical System Art takes routine dance moves and throws them out the window. His Telemetry show raises the bar of dance art to a whole new level of artistic impression. Kuebler’s Telemetry will be on the Jeanne and Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre stage at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 9. He uses the human body as an antenna, a satellite for sound, energy, memory, translating and transmitting information into a purely kinetic vocabulary – this is the starting point for an explosive new dance creation

from Vancouver’s high octane choreographer Kuebler. A convulsive synchronicity of bebop, swing and contemporary dance, Telemetry tunes in to radio sciences and systems to generate a magnetically charged performance from its hugely versatile company of seven dancers. Kuebler originally grew up in Edmonton and is proud to bring his critically acclaimed hit to Camrose. He began his artistic development in dramatic arts and martial arts at the age of five. His early artistic growth would lead to a versatile background in numerous forms of dance, theatre and martial arts. Kuebler continues to develop and further

his artistic practice through travel and intensive study, which has included study in music, theatre, dance and martial arts in the USA, Canada, Brazil, Japan and China. His skills as a choreographer, director and performer have reached film, television and the stage, crossing many genres from contemporary dance and theatre all the way to aqua and circus performances. His early studies in martial arts, theatre and dance have lead him to continually develop and pursue versatility and diversity as an artistic asset, enabling a greater ability to approach each new project with skill and artistry.

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DESIGNING FOR COLD CLIMATE WATER RESILIENCY November 8, 2018 ~ 9 am to 5 pm New Norway Community Hall

$17 includes refreshments and lunch

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Principles of Water Harvesting Strategic Snow Harvesting Water Harvesting Earthworks Gravity Water Reticulation Flood Irrigation Aquaculture Using Google Earth Pro Accessing Contour Maps and Much More

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PARCEL 6 – NE 24-46-13-W4 containing 64.3 HECTARES (159 ACRES) more or less; Excepting thereout all mines and minerals. PARCEL 7 – SE 24-46-13-W4 containing 64.3 HECTARES (159 ACRES) more or less; Excepting thereout all mines and minerals. PARCEL 8 – NE 36-46-13-W4 containing 55.8 HECTARES (136 ACRES) more or less; Excepting thereout all mines and minerals. PARCEL 9 – SE 36-46-13-W4 containing 64.3 HECTARES (159 ACRES) more or less; Excepting thereout all mines and minerals. Includes 1245 sq. ft. bungalow home, corral system, 2 wells.

Additional information on each quarter may be provided by contacting Tylor Keller 780-281-0016 or, or Central Agencies Realty in Camrose 780-672-4495. Disclosure statement may need to be signed to obtain. The highest or any tender may not necessarily be accepted. Realtors welcomed to submit offers on behalf of buyers. Note that GST is applicable on any transaction. All tenders must be in writing and include a deposit of $10,000 and received before noon, NOVEMBER 15, 2018 in a sealed envelope marked “BEAVER COUNTY TENDER” at the offices of: ANDREASSEN BORTH, 200, 4870-51 Street, Camrose, AB T4V 1S1. Phone 780-672-3181. The successful tenderer must complete the purchase and pay the balance of the adjusted purchase price on or before December 15, 2018 (Closing date), or the deposit will be forfeited. Further information can be obtained via email at or phone 780-281-0016.

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Ringing bells will be heard and gravesite flags will fly to commemorate Armistice 100th anniversary. The HMCS Carleton Naval Bell, the Royal Canadian Legion in partnership with Veterans Affairs Canada launched Bells of Peace in Ottawa on Oct. 24. The initiative honours the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice that ended the fighting in the First World War. At the setting of the sun on Nov. 11 this year, the Parliament Hill carillon along with spiritual centres, Legion branches and many community locations across the country will ring their bells 100 times. “This powerful sound symbolizing peace from coast to coast will allow Canadians to stop, remember and feel the joy that the end of war brought after so much death and destruction,” said Legion Dominion president Thomas D. Irvine. “It will also be a reflection of the deep respect we hold for our many veterans who served in the First World War and for those who continue to serve our country today.” Bells were rung when the war ended. “A century ago, celebratory bells rang out across the world to mark the end of the First World War. This Nov. 11, the Peace Tower bells in Ottawa will ring, as will those in Mons, Belgium, the final town liberated by the Canadian Corps in 1918. We will honour those who served Canada, past and present, by ringing these Bells of Peace as symbols of victory, relief and joy on the 100th anniversary of the Armistice,”

said Seamus O’Regan, Canadian Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence. “As the bells toll, we will reflect on the Canadian Armed Forces members who continue to defend the peace and freedom we enjoy today, carrying on the tradition of those who have served so bravely since the First World War.” On Nov. 11, 1918, when news of the Armistice broke, churches across Canada responded by spontaneously ringing their bells. The bells will honour the more than 66,000 Canadians and Newfoundlanders killed, the over 172,000 wounded and the countless others who suffered invisible yet painful wounds. As part of the initiative, and leading up to Remembrance Day, youth across Canada are invited to place small Canadian flags on the gravesites of First World War Veterans in as many locations around the country as possible. On Nov. 11 at sundown, the Bells of Peace will ring across the country, beginning in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, and ending on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. These two locations in Canada, and others in between, played key roles during the First World War. Each of them will hold additional commemorative activities on Remembrance Day. At the Ottawa launch event, Canada Post Corporation also unveiled its newest commemorative stamp, which marks the Armistice with symbolic images of struggle, peace and remembrance: barbed wire, a dove and a poppy.

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Anderson runs for UCP candidate to help everyday people By Murray Green

Dawn Anderson is running for the candidate position of the United Conservative Camrose Constituency because she wants to make a difference.

“I want people to get to know me as a person, so they can feel comfortable and trust me. I don’t have a political background, therefore it is important for people to keep an open mind in how my current career background lends extremely well to serving in an MLA capacity. I have compassion for people, and a wish to learn and understand their concerns even if they don’t mirror my concerns,” explained Dawn. “Going into this process, I don’t have my own agenda. I think that is very important for someone running for an MLA position. My issues and concerns aren’t at the forefront. It should be about the issues or concerns that are from the people in the constituency that I would be representing.” People have opinions and concerns on current hot topics such as higher minimum wages, and carbon tax, etc. and so does she. “If someone asks me if I have a problem with the current public education system, I would have to say no. Personally, I don’t and my child seems fine. He seems to be getting the attention he needs and the teachers appear to be doing their jobs well. But if you have concerns, then I want to hear those concerns. That’s what I need to know to bring forward to the appropriate people,” she said. “What I want to do is make a difference. We have 87 MLA’s in our province and one of them is going to be the premier. We will have a new direction because it is a brand new political party. The United Conservative Party doesn’t intend to bring out their entire platform until the end of November I have heard. Most of the candidates will be picked at that point, so we don’t know what some of the stances will be for sure until then,” shared Dawn. You have to run the province with the economy in mind. That doesn’t mean social issues take a back seat, they have a solid place in

the passenger seat helping us reach our destination, but you can’t run a province with that in the forefront,” added Dawn. “I believe if I put my mind to it, I can do anything. I have lived in Camrose for the past 10 years. Over the last decade, I’ve proven my support for my community by being on numerous boards and committees. I love it here in Camrose and I don’t want to leave.” When Dawn decided to run for the UCP candidate position there were approximately 1,200 members in the Camrose Constituency. “It is amazing that such a huge decision, as to which person gets to advance as Candidate, comes down to such a few people. My goal of selling many memberships is because I believe more people should have a say and play a part in who should be the next candidate,” she said. “I believe my message is quite clear and the most personal.” She aspires to be transparent about ourselves, our strengths and weaknesses. “Everything I have experienced, great and not so great in my life, has made me who I am today. I have always held the belief that everything happens for a reason. We grow and learn continuously.” Due to the death of both her parents, she has lived on her own since the age of 15. “I have worked full time supporting myself ever since. I’ve never been afraid to venture off on my own and try new things; therefore, in my teens and early 20s I worked all over as a gas jockey, housekeeper, busser, dishwasher, seismic hound, waitress, bartender and telemarketer.” She gratefully found her current home here in Camrose and at the Camrose Resort Casino. “I got a call from Stagewest Hospitality looking for a general manager to oversee their property in Camrose. The rest is history.” Keeping with her theme of everything happening for a reason, the opportunity to work in Camrose is one of those wow moments. “My career was on a much different path, working in bigger cities, overseeing multiple projects. When the offer came up to come to Camrose, it was a small step back in my plan for the future as it was a single facility. That being said, it is one of the largest employers in the city and still afforded me a respectable salary–enough to settle myself and son nicely into the community. I have grown to love Camrose and the many surrounding communities, having visited quite a few through my volunteering and my son Gavin’s sports.” Phone Dawn at 780-7815858 to discuss issues, or to purchase a membership by Nov. 1.

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Hansen runs for the Alberta Party position



By Murray Green

Seeking nomination for the United Conservative Party

Effective Representation • Over 10 years municipal experience • My family and I have lived and worked in the area for over 18 years • Effectively working together with local urban and rural councillors • I have gained a great understanding of the Camrose constituency by working with the businesses, the farmers, and the families in and around: Camrose, Viking, Forestburg, Killam, and Tofield for almost two decades • Proven track record of getting results for constituents

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Bottle depot moves to larger spot By Murray Green

Starting on Nov. 1, you will have to take your recycled bottles to a new location in Camrose. Exactly 32 years to the day, the Universal Bottle Depot opened at its location across the railroad tracks. “We needed a larger location simply because we outgrew our old spot. We will

have better equipment and more space to serve customers,” said owner Grace Torpe. The bottle depot will be opening on Nov. 1 at 381447 Avenue, a block south of the Marada Hotel and a block east of Hi-way 13 Transport. “We’ve seen many changes in the industry in

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government. “People seem to be worried about vote spliting. My answer to that is it isn’t called vote splitting if you win. They call that winning the election,” said Hansen. “One of my interests in policy would include mental health support and research. I think mental health has become an enormously important area. The impact of depression alone on our health system, criminal justice system, families, economy is huge. If we could address that more, It would have a profound impact on the way we all live. Hansen graduated from Camrose Composite High School, went to Augustana Campus and the University of Alberta. He is the vice president of the Camrose Regional Exhibition and is a founding director of the Nordlys Film and Arts Society (and emcee for nine years). “I’m involved in music and have a music degree. I play the piano and write music in my spare time. I’m an avid gardener and like to sharpen my amateur cooking skills when I get the chance.” To discuss local issues, or for more information, email him at or phone 780-271-7818.

The nomination process for the Alberta Party begins on Nov. 3 at 7 a.m. and closes on Nov. 17 at noon. The nomination committee will view the applications from Nov. 18 to 20. A candidate selection meeting will be held on Dec. 1 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Norsemen Inn. Voters have to obtain a membership at least 48 hours prior to the selection process on Dec. 1 in order to be eligible to vote.

For more information on the Camrose riding of the Alberta Party, contact chief financial officer Katherine Tennant at 780-888-4000, president Jadene Mah at 780-7222363 or vice-president Chase Brown at 780-8205727. You can also purchase memberships from the current nomination contestants, Steven Hansen and Kevin Smook.

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Camrose lawyer Steven Hansen is seeking the Alberta Party nomination for the Camrose riding for the 2019 provincial election. Although nominations haven’t been called for yet, Hansen knew the Alberta Party was the right fit for him. “The reason I’m seeking the Alberta Party nomination, is because I don’t think the 2019 provincial election should be about left wing verses right wing; it should be an opportunity for voters to approve good ideas and reject bad ideas, regardless of where they come from,” explained Hansen. “I’ve become disenchanted with the left and right wing partisanship. I see the Alberta Party as an opportunity to re-engage meaningful debate.” Hansen wants to focus on ideas that help people do the things they want to do. “I think it is a good idea to reduce barriers for businesses, entrepreneurs and farmers. Let farmers be farmers. I think it is a good idea to dial back the $9 billion a year deficit, while still committing to high quality essential health care and education, especially in rural Alberta,” added Hansen. “In the long term, it is critical to balance the budget. In the short term, trying to trim $9 billion out of a $56 billion budget isn’t going to happen overnight. I think it is a bad idea to turn to the policies of the 1990s, expecting a return to prosperity. Times have changed and the world economy is much different. We need to look at what is going to work from 2019 and on, and not the past,” said Hansen. Hansen has grown up in Camrose and has worked in the region for the last four years. “As a business lawyer, I have clients throughout the constituency. I’ve heard a lot of feedback on how hard it is out there for business and farmers.” He thinks the Alberta Party will be a solid alternative to the current

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High school holds awards night By Lori Larsen

Join École Camrose Composite High School in honouring the extraordinary achievements of students at the Awards night held on Nov. 23 at 5:30 p.m. at the ÉCCHS Student Commons area. Members of the community are invited to come out and celebrate students’ success. Last year’s Grade 12 graduates used the application process to speak about their hopes, dreams and how they have been able to discover their capabilities and talents as students of ÉCCHS. This year’s award program features stories of students James Rostad, Liam Schaffner, Graham Walger and Robyn Wegner. James shares his continual journey and continued growth through education. “As I have dived deeper into exploring human global connections in social studies, continuing arts, music, writing and exploring drama, I’ve fallen in love with seeing it stir up joy in others. To put it short, the joy of being taught has developed into the joy of teaching others.” Liam shares some of his most memorable moments at ÉCCHS. “One moment that really stood out for me at school was getting pushed by Miss Gee to do my absolute best on my chemistry

exam. She spent free time allowing me to sit with her and go through past exams to help me understand the course. This resulted in my diploma mark exceeding my term mark. Being as happy as I was, I told Miss Gee and was given a big hug and congrats.” Liam is now a student at NAIT. Graham noted that working with Trevor Doig, Howard Elliott and Kevin Nagy through ÉCCHS provided him with a wonderful opportunity to f lourish and expand his passion in the trades. “The CTS courses opened my eyes and gave me first-hand experience to getting me interested in pursuing a career.” He is attending NAIT and is one of the two recipients of the Alair Home scholarship for the trades. Robyn also appreciates the broad range of programs the high school has been able to offer. “I decided in my senior year to join student council. It was one of the best decisions I made socially. I enjoyed athletics, stained glass and excellent music programs.” During the awards ceremony, guests will have an opportunity to hear about the many successes students at ÉCCHS have experienced.

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Olsen revives an original classic 1960 Impala By Murray Green

Bruce Olsen revived his 1960 Chevrolet Impala because it brought back memories of his dad’s vehicle. “The car was bought in Saskatchewan in 1960. The man of the house passed away in 1966 and the lady didn’t drive. They parked it in a shed until about 2004 when she passed away. He must have been a young man,” explained Bruce. “The children were going to sell the car and had it on a trailer at the Olds Tim Hortons when my cousin, who drives big trucks, saw it. He talked to them and ended up buying the car,” recalled Bruce. His cousin drove it from Olds to Cranbrook, BC where he stored it in a C-can. “My wife and I were out there about five years ago during a vacation and saw the car in the C-can. My dad had a similar car, a 1959 model, so I had an immediate attachment to it. I told him I wanted to buy it and eventually he sold it to me.” Bruce didn’t have to fix a lot on the car. “I painted it because the front fender was faded. It must have been where the window allowed the sunshine on it. Honestly, the rest of the car was very good.” That didn’t stop him from taking a closer look. “I pulled off all of the chrome and took the rugs out and I couldn’t find any rust. We were lucky that they hadn’t


Murray Green, Camrose Booster Bruce Olsen of Camrose couldn’t resist this 1960 Chevrolet Impala when he saw it at his cousin’s house. It had low mileage, (about 50,000 miles), so he didn’t have to repair a lot to the vintage automobile.

driven it. My new truck has more rust than this car.” The Impala has only 50,000 original miles on it. “It is a six cylinder, three on the tree. What makes it more rare is the fact that the Impala is only a six cylinder with the three-speed transmission. They made a Biscayne, a Bel Air and


For its debut in 1958, the Impala was distinguished from other models by its symmetrical triple taillights. The 1959 Chevrolet Impala was redesigned. Sharing bodyshells with lower-end Buicks and Oldsmobiles as well as with Pontiac, part of a GM economy move, the Chevrolet’s wheelbase was 1-1/2 inches longer. Using a new X-frame chassis, the roof line was three inches lower, bodies were two inches wider, and curb weight increased. Its tailfins protruded outward, rather than upward. The taillights were a large “teardrop” design at each side, and two slim-wide nonfunctional front air intake scoops were added just above the grille. The 1960 Impala models reinstated three round taillights on each side, and a white band running along the rear fenders. The available V8s were reduced to 283-cubic inch or 348-cubic inch displacements. The carbureted Turbo-Fire 283 cubic inch V8 could have either 170 or 230 horsepower (130 or 170 kW).

an Impala. Why would you order an Impala and then have no equipment (larger motor).” Many of the features on older cars were options back in the day. “There are no rear view mirrors on the car. I didn’t take them off. The only mirror is in the middle of the car on the front windshield. People ask me why I shaved the mirrors, but it didn’t have any.” The no frills car was an economy vehicle back when the price of gas was low. “It has no power steering, no power brakes, it is just a basic car. My dad’s 1959 had a 283 motor with a two-speed powerglide in it. That is nicer, but the three on the tree is different. Most people don’t know what that is or how to drive it. I don’t like that and I wish it had power steering and a stick, but I’m not going to change it. I’m keeping it original. I don’t mind the six cylinder because it is good on gas.” At first, Bruce didn’t drive it a lot either. “Two years ago, I drove it from

the garage home and parked it. This year, I’m driving it more.” You could tell the car was well looked after and parked out of the elements. “It had seat covers on it. I pulled the seat covers off

and the seats were perfect. I had to repair the driver’s side door arm rest because it was cracked. I’m an old Chevy guy, so this caught my eye and the fact it is very close to the 1959 we had.”

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f you’re an RV owner looking for a shop that can repair anything and everything, you will want to call Nyback RV Centre. Owners Matthew Graham and Ron Nyback, grandson and son of the company’s namesake, Lawrence and Doreen Nyback, have the knowledge, training, equipment and experience to do what it takes to get your RV running smoothly and looking good. Matt is a journeyman heavy duty mechanic, Ron is a journeyman RV technician. Between them are decades of experience. No job is too big or too small. They can re-upholster, install and maintain plumbing, put on new siding, repair collision damage, restore and refurbish, fi x electrical issues, generators, computerized systems and diesel engines. They know their way around hydraulics, which are critical to the functioning of slide-outs and leveling systems. They have never been stumped, although they admit to having had a couple “big head scratchers” which took some late nights to get done just right. This dedication Sheila, office manager to getting and receptionist, greets the work you with a smile.

done just right comes naturally. Both of them started working in the Nyback shop for Lawrence and Doreen when in their early teens, doing odd jobs on weekends and during their summers, learning the trade, and developing a work ethic. A couple of years ago, knowing the community needed the service, they got together and decided to start the business and resurrect the name of Nyback RV Centre. They had the skill set and liked the idea of family legacy. “We bought the name from Grandma for $1,” says Matthew. “We wanted to make sure we had her blessing.” They haven’t looked back. The business has grown by 50 per cent each of the last three years. “We have quite a few snowbirds who take their RVs down south,” says Ron. “They talk to others where they’re staying and word of our good work gets spread around.” They have customers from Edson, Fort McMurray, High River, Rocky Mountain House, Maclin and all points in between. Another big reason for their success is their belief in honesty, integrity and service. This too they learned from Lawrence and Doreen, who started Nyback RV 50 years ago. A lot has changed over those 50 years. Diesel engines are getting more complicated, computer systems were introduced, as well as hydraulic systems. Diagnostic equipment now includes scanners and the team at Nyback works hard to stay current. In addition to Matthew and Ron, they have two other technicians in the shop, which can hold up

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PCN’s Strilchuk receives significant appointment By Lori Larsen

Camrose Primary Care Network’s executive director Stacey Strilchuk was recently appointed to the Council of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA). Sarah Hoffman, deputy premier of Alberta and minister of health, recommended to the Alberta Lieutenant Governor

in council that Strilchuk be appointed as a public member to the Council of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA). Strilchuk’s appointment comes into effect on Jan. 1, 2019 and expires on Dec. 21, 2021. She will remain in her current role as executive director for

the Camrose Primary Care Network. “It is, of course, an absolute privilege to serve in this capacity and I would like to sincerely thank the minister for her vote of confidence in appointing me to the council of the CPSA,” said Strilchuk. “I look forward to the opportunity and commit to doing my

best to represent the public voice.” The CPSA Vision and Mission is to respectively ensure the highest quality medical care for Albertans through regulatory excellence and to protect the public and ensure trust by guiding the medical profession. The council of the CPSA sets direction and

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Men’s Cooking Circle has participants whip up recipes, friendships

Lori Larsen, Camrose Booster Dennis Wishnowski whips up a batch of fish for one of the recipes during the Hospice Society of Camrose and District Fish and Seafood Night of the Men’s Cooking Circle. By Lori Larsen

The Hospice Society of Camrose and District, in partnership with Alberta Health Services, The Open Door and community facilitators, Men’s Cooking Circle is in it’s second year of assisting Camrose and area men through the process of grieving while teaching them essential skills on cooking and nutrition. During the seven-week program, men who are mourning various losses in their lives join in fellowship once a week to cook, eat and share conversation. “The average age for this group this time is about 50 years old and we have participants from Camrose and area,” explained Hospice grief and bereavement and program coordinator Bill Harder. “There is a commonality of sor-

row, but it wears different clothing.” While starting out as somewhat strangers to one another, through the duration of the program, the men build a connection by coming together around the kitchen table, a tradition that has stood the test of time. During this session, five amazing men scurried around the kitchen, reading recipes, mixing and measuring ingredients and stopping for occasional assistance from the program’s two volunteers, chef Judy Hazlewood and professional cook Evalynn Ross, and even took time out for a few good laughs. The next Men’s Cooking Circle session is due to run in February 2019. To register, telephone Bill at 780-608-0636, or email camrosehospice @ gmail. com.

Diane Koetke April 14, 1947 ~ October 20, 2018 Diane Koetke of Vegreville, formerly of Camrose, passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at the age of 71 years. Diane was born on April 14, 1947. She was raised by her parents Mike and Annie Marko, along with her siblings Ethel, Rosie, Angie, Bernie and Peter, in the Holden area. On May 22, 1965, Diane married Alvin Koetke and within this union they raised three children, Rodney, Susan and Charles. Anything Diane touched, she turned to gold. She had the ability to see the best in everything and everyone. Some of her favorite pastimes included gardening, baking, cooking and crocheting. She loved spending time with family, playing with her great-grandbabies, and finding treasures to share with all of them; she never was empty handed. Our Baba’s love was one of a kind. She was like no one else; always generous, thoughtful and caring. She was a combination of warmth and kindness, and laughter and love. She was loved beyond measure and will be with us in our hearts and cherished memories for the rest of our lives. Words cannot express how much she will be missed. She is survived by her children Rodney (Crystal) Koetke, Susan (Ernie) Steil and Charles Koetke; her grandchildren Jessica (Aaron) Sellin, Dale (Candace) Steil, Angie Koetke and Randy Koetke; and her great-grandchildren Payton, Broderick and Malina; special friend Tony; best friend Lorna Naslund; and siblings Rosie Slipchuk and Bernie Marko. A private family service has been held. If family and friends so desire, memorial contributions are gratefully accepted to the Camrose Food Bank (4524-54 Street, Camrose, AB) or to the charity of one’s choice. To send condolences, please visit

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Doris McTavish …wishes to extend our sincere thanks and appreciation for the many cards, phone calls, messages of condolence, visits, food, flowers and memorial donations. Thank you to Burgar Funeral Home, especially Bart Orr, for his personal touch with the arrangements. A special thank you to Rev. Brian Hunter for officiating at the service. Thank you to A-1 Catering for the wonderful lunch. Thank you also to the staff at Paintearth Lodge in Castor for the wonderful care and support you gave Mom for the past two-and-a-half years. The outpouring of love and support was a testament to the way she touched the lives of many people throughout her life. – The Family of Doris McTavish

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Rudy O. Sund April 1929 ~ October 2018 “Life is a daring adventure and getting old a privilege.” Having lived the good life, Rudy Sund of Leduc, formerly of Camrose, was content to return to the eternal cosmic stardust we have evolved from. The son of a Swedish mother Anna and Norwegian father Ottar, he was born in April of 1929. He was not a Viking, but ventured into many careers including logging, railroading, construction, architecture, marketing, finance and real estate. Earlier in life, along with his younger sister Carol (Patterson), he grieved the loss of brother Vernor (7 years) and brother Roger (33 years). Rudy is grateful for his first wife Sonja who blessed their union with sons Douglas and Murray; daughters Janine and Gail (Joe Sullivan); and grandchildren Cara, Jesse and Tayler. In latter years, he was able to retire early with his second wife Mavis (daughters Cathy and Linda and son Dave) to California to escape the harsh Alberta winters and enjoy summers in Camrose. Rudy was able to enjoy golf, swimming, many a good hands of cards, and also authored a weekly column in the Coachella Valley Desert Song. Rudy travelled often, walked many beaches, strolled the Great Wall of China, dined at the Casbah in Tangiers, cruised the Norwegian fjords and is now one with the Universe. A celebration of life has been planned for the summer of 2019 at Vasa Park, Pigeon Lake. Peace to you all.

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who passed away on November 4, 2017 On the First Anniversary of the Day You Went Away Today’s the anniversary Of the day that I lost you, And for a time, it felt as though My life had ended, too. But loss has taught me   many things And now I face each day, With hope and happy memories To help me on my way. And though I’m full of sadness That you’re no longer here, Your influence still guides me And I still feel you near. What we shared will never die It lives within my heart, Bringing strength and comfort While we are apart. Missing you more than you know. Your daughter always, Tamie

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Jean Briault Jean was born on August 25, 1926 in Edmonton, the youngest of four daughters of Arthur and Clara Bowen, and raised on a farm in the Merna District south of Sedgewick. She is predeceased by her parents; sisters Gladys (Jens), Bernice (George) and Iris (Walter); her first husband Harry Van Dyke; and second husband Alphonse Briault. She was also predeceased by stepdaughter Geraldine Altemus (Van Dyke); grandson Brent Jackson; nephews Keith Sorensen and Eric and Lyle Christensen; stepdaughter Lorraine Briault; and son-in-law Alvin Paproski. She attended schools in the Sedgewick area and completed a secretarial program at Camrose Lutheran College (now University of Alberta Augustana Campus). Jean worked in banking and secretarial positions before her first marriage to Harry Van Dyke in 1949. They raised four children and lived in Wetaskiwin, Edmonton, Calgary, Lethbridge and Camrose. Upon Harry’s sudden passing in 1968, she and her two sons moved back to Camrose where she lived until last year. Jean married Alphonse Briault in Camrose in 1973, bringing many new additions to her family. After his retirement in 1979, Alf and Jean embarked on a fulfilling European vacation. This began a new stage of Jean’s life where she would explore many parts of the world visiting her adult children in various locations such as New York, Arizona, Hawaii, Texas, the Caribbean, Europe and the Middle East. In addition to travel, Jean loved reading, creative writing, walks around Mirror Lake with her friends and neighbours at Hillside, camping and, most of all, good visits with loved ones – family and friends. Jean embraced the internet, email and Facebook after being given a computer in 1999 and was fearless tackling technology. She enjoyed many hours exploring this new world and was undaunted in her endeavours. For the seasoned world traveler she became in her later years, her roots were still firmly planted in the Alberta countryside she loved. She enjoyed both the finer and simple pleasures in life such as a decadent chocolate treat, a drive in the countryside on a sunny afternoon, and a good strong cup of tea. Jean is survived by her daughter Nadine Jackson (Fernie); sons Murray Van Dyke (Kathy) and Mark Van Dyke (Elizabeth); grandchildren Randall Jackson, Mehgan Paproski, Anthony Paproski, Gerrit Van Dyke (Raquel) and Hanneke Van Dyke (Andrew Williams); daughter-in-law Karen Willfahrt; son-inlaw Ed Altemus; and many nieces and nephews. She is also survived by stepson Jacques Briault (Muriel) and was “Grammy” to grandchildren Trevor Briault (Jaclyn), Tracy Graham (Bryan); great-grandchildren Reegyn Graham, Evyann Graham, Britnee Baker (Stephen), Kennedy, Scarlett and Jorja Briault; and greatgreat-grandsons Adrian and Roman Baker; and friends in Camrose and her special friend Linda O’Bertos in Prince George. She is also survived by stepsons Lawrence, Ehman, Clifford (Jackie), Terry (Debbie) and Leon (Judy); and many other grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Jean passed away in Prince George, BC on Saturday, October 20, 2018 following a brief illness. Prince George Funeral Home was in charge of cremation arrangements. A memorial service is being planned at Bethel Lutheran Church, Camrose for May 2019 with a private inurnment the following day. Date and time will be shared when they are finalized.

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Karen L. Cryderman …would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our family and friends for your generous and continued support in these weeks following Karen’s passing. Your visits, cards, texts, phone calls, food brought to our home, floral arrangements and attendance at her funeral have meant so much to us. A special thank you to Bill Harder for your support and for presiding at the service. To Colin Yuha and all the staff at Burgar Funeral Home – a huge thank you to you as well. Words seem inadequate to really express what we are feeling, but know that we appreciate all you do. On behalf of the charities you supported by your donations, we thank you. All undesignated cash donations have been forwarded to the Hospice Society of Camrose and District. We are devastated and heartbroken by the loss of our dear Karen – daughter, sister, sister-in-law, aunt, niece, cousin and friend. Surrounded by Faith, Family and Friends, we will be okay. We are blessed to have each of you in our lives. Know that you are appreciated and loved. – The Cryderman and Joe Banack families

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Q. A.

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BRCF hosts these events to celebrate local individuals or couples who have lived their lives with a commitment to serve their community. The goal of these special evenings is to recognize those who share the ‘giving back’ philosophy that is so integral to the success of the BRCF and to establish an endowment in their names that will give back to the community.

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Honouring Canadian war history By Lori Larsen

The chronicles of Operation Chastise, the historical bombing raid against the hydro-electric dams of Germany’s Ruhr River during the second world war, are about to unfold for Camrose and area residents during a thought-provoking weekend of events to be held at the Bailey Theatre, Nov. 8 and 9. The Bailey Theatre and The Camrose Booster will be presenting WW2 History beginning Thursday, Nov. 8 at 7:30 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.) with the screening of the 1955 movie The Dam Busters. The film follows the tale of Barnes Wallis, an inventor who spawned the

idea to use spinning cylinders filled with high explosive to destroy a series of German dams in an effort to paralyze Germany by taking out sources of electrical power. The second part of the film covers the story of the Royal Air Force’s 617 Squadron and the specially trained aircrew tasked with turning Wallis’s idea into a reality. Many of the pilots and crew were Canadians, that played not only an integral, but in some cases life sacrificing, part in the outcome of the second world war. On Friday, Nov. 9 at 7:30 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.) at the Bailey, join award-winning Cana-

dian author, journalist and broadcaster, Ted Barris as he speaks about his book The Dam Busters: Canadian Airmen and the Secret Raid Against Nazi Germany. Barris’s book and presentation are based on personal accounts, flight logs, squadron war diaries, maps, and photographs of the Canadians involved in the famous moment in history. Dam Busters recounts the dramatic story of three young Commonwealth bomber crew members charged with the mission of preparing and ultimately flying Lancaster planes carrying specially designed bombs, targeted for dams on Germany’s Ruhr River. Barris will bring the his-

torical raid alive providing more details and stories about the Dam Busters. Come out and join others in honouring the men and women who gallantly served and continue to serve our country in the Canadian Armed Forces, and pay tribute during this 2018 Remembrance Day event. Lest we forget. On Saturday, Nov. 10 the Battle River Big Band will be playing at the Bailey Theatre, featuring music from an era gone by up to music of today. There is no charge for the Thursday night movie,

however, guests are asked to arrange for tickets prior to the event to ensure seating. There will be a silver collection at the door. For more information or to purchase tickets at the box office, reserve on-line or telephone 780-672-5510.

Best selling author captures the humanity of war

By Lori Larsen

Award winning Canadian broadcaster, journalist and author of 18 bestselling b o o k s including Dam Busters: Canadian Airmen and the Secret R a i d against Nazi Germany, Ted Barris comes to the Bailey Theatre stage on Nov. 9 at 7:30 p.m. to share with Camrose and area residents his writings of recollections of the 1943 raids on German dams. The evening is part of a two day (Nov. 8 and 9, foreshadowing Remembrance Day on Sunday, Nov. 11) tribute to the women and men of the Canadian Armed Forces who often pay the ultimate sacrifice. Barris’s interest in military history (specifically Canadian) was peaked as a result of teachers during his elementary and high school years. “When I was going through school in ’50s and ’60s there was no evidence at all of Canada’s warrior past,” remarked Barris. “In other words we were not taught that Canadians were warriors, we were taught that they were pacifists–peacekeepers.” A chance meeting at Barris’s father’s funeral, with Charley Fox, an instructor in the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan (featured in Barris’ book), was instrumental in beginning research and the subsequent writing of the book. “I was able to trace how these men, (crewmen featured in the book) became so capable, to the training they received in Canada. Almost half of the men who participated in the dams raid on May 16/17, 1943 received initial training in Canada and Charley was a part of that

story. “I began to understand Canada’s wartime past and he (Fox) opened the door for me and I began to write about it. About 30 years ago some of the (war) veterans expressed interest in telling their stories through someone they could trust.” Barris indicated that through his acquaintance with Fox he has had opportunities to interview thousands of veterans. “When I realized nobody had bothered to listen to these men and women, I decided to do that. I studied and learned what their experiences were

there were seven Albertans, six from Saskatchewan and five from BC. The west provided nearly half of the air crew who flew that mission.” In describing the Canadian participation during the elaborately planned dam raids, Barris spoke about aircrews that came together as tight-knit, teams, many of which had little to no military training, many of which were leading ordinary lives prior to answering the call to serve their country. “Ken Earnshaw (one of the crew members) grew up in

and the eventual demise of all but one of that crew. “It speaks volumes about the lives they left. They were average Canadian men who put their lives and their families on hold and took on this cause of facing the most unscrupulous deadly enemy, site unseen, in one of the riskiest operations of the war to that date. These men came together as teams and trained for seven and half weeks between the end of March and 16 of May, not knowing what their target was until the day they left. It is an extraordinary story.”

Submitted This photo was taken later in the morning after the crewmen returned from the dams raid. Standing left to right: Stefan Oancia, Fred Sutherland, Harry O’Brien, Ken Brown, Harvey Weeks, John Thrasher, George Deering, Bill Radcliffe, Don MacLean, Joe McCarthy, and Grant McDonald. Kneeling left to right: Percy Pigeon, Harlo Taerum, Revie Walker, Chester Gowrie, and Dave Rodger.

and began to seek them out. I have been all over the world meeting veterans, listening to their stories. They are the reason I do what I do. Their gifts to me of these stories provide the thrust of my books. “The humanity–the face of war in my books. It is the veterans.” During his presentation at the Bailey, Barris will envelope the audience in stories from the book of the brave men who were part of the historical event. “The Dam Buster story is a story of extraordinary ordinariness,” said Barris. “In the dam busters raid

Ohaton. He was an extremely intelligent man, a scholar/ teacher. Because of his skills in so many areas and being able to express himself and do calculations that any navigator requires, he left his teaching, his family, his wife (Mary) whom he adored, to go off to serve in the airforce as a navigator and ended up on the dams raid and died on that night flying over the Möhne Dam at about 1 a.m. when his aircraft was hit for the second time.” Barris continued to describe the details of that fateful night, the quick thinking of the pilot (John Hopgood) in an attempt to save the crew

Barris’s books are part of his quest to keep the memories of these incredible men/ women alive and in an effort to instill the importance of Canada’s wartime contributions he challenges younger generations to imagine their 20 to 25-year-old siblings as having to make the decisions the young men in the books made. “I ask them to not think of the people of the stories as the older people who are frail and aged, standing at cenotaph on Nov. 11. Think of your brothers and sisters, 20 to 25, making life and death decisions. Once they visualize that, they get it.” In the last quarter of the book, Barris concentrates on the efforts made by a few people to preserve in records the stories of the wartime

past. “At the end of war not very many of these men were left. Some died in the raids or in later raids. Without that desire to keep it alive it may have been lost.” He commended the work of Canadian museums such as the Bomber Command Museum of Canada in Nanton, and the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum in Hamilton, ON, preserving and displaying the faces of the individuals who were part of the stories. After 18 years’ teaching, Barris recently retired as a full-time professor of journalism and broadcasting at Toronto’s Centennial College. Barris regularly writes for national media (National Post, Air Force magazine and Zoomers), and has hosted CBC Radio and TV Ontario. Among his eighteen bestselling non-fiction books are: Juno, Behind the Glory, Deadlock in Korea and Victory in Vimy. He has received several awards recognizing his contributions to building awareness and preserving the history of the Canadian military including: the 78th Fraser Highlander regiment Bear Hackle Award, the Remembrance Service Association of Halifax Patriot Award, the Canada 125 Medal “for service to Canada and community” the Ontario (116th) Regiment Medallion of Excellence and the Air Force Association of Canada selected him to receive Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee Medal. Barris was also one of 19 civilians presented with the Minister of Veterans’ Affairs Commendation. Audience members at Barris’s presentation will be hard pressed not to feel some of his passion for his subject matter, but more importantly a deep respect for the men and women who have served our country and continue to do so.

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ANNOUNCEMENTS BITTERN LAKE COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION – AGM, Thur., November 1 at 7 p.m. at the Community Hall. ROUND HILL ECS TOY BINGO – Friday, November 2, 7 p.m. Doors open 6 p.m. Round Hill Community Centre. Maximum 250 people. FALL TEA – Rosealta Lodge, 4318-53 Street. November 7, 1:30-3:00 p.m. Crafts, silent auction, raffles, door prize. Tea $5.00. Donations of new, unused items greatly appreciated. For more info, call Angie at 780-679-0851. ROSALIND UNITED CHURCH BEEF SUPPER – 110 years! Sunday, Nov. 4, 4:306:00 p.m. Rosalind Community Hall. Adults $15, couples $30, children 7-13 years $8, 6 and under free. BAKE SALE AND TEA – Saturday, November 3, 2-4 p.m., Grace Lutheran Church, corner 50 Avenue and 53 Street. Sponsored by Faithlife Financial Grant Program. Admission $5. Everyone welcome!

BAILEY THEATRE AND CAMROSE BOOSTER – present the 1955 Classic Movie Dam Busters WW II History at the Bailey Theatre, Thursday, Nov. 8 at 7:30 p.m. In 1943, the Allies carried out a dangerous raid inside Nazi Germany. The raid was pivotal in changing the outcome of WW II. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Refreshments available. Complimentary tickets for more info contact the Bailey Theatre, 780-672-5510.

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ROUND HILL ELKS ANNUAL FALL SOCIAL – Saturday, November 3. Cocktails 6 p.m., supper 7 p.m., dance 9 p.m. Tickets $20. Chicken and ribs with all the fixin’s. For info or tickets, contact Shawn 780914-5143 or Tom 780-679-4751.

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

EDBERG LUTHERAN CHURCH WOMEN – Auction sale of crafts and baking, Thursday, Nov. 15, 7 p.m., Edberg Seniors’ Centre. JACK STUART SCHOOL – Annual Jack Frost Market, Sunday, Nov. 4, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Funds raised go towards the school’s Breakfast Program. Over 40 vendors. $2 or breakfast food donation. GRACE LUTHERAN CHURCH Raising the Roof Sauerkraut Supper and Silent Auction, Saturday, Nov. 10, 5 p.m. (doors open 4:30) Call 780672-2092 to reserve tickets. (Cash, cheques only for tickets and auction.) ARE YOU SICK AND TIRED – of being sick and tired? Bonnie Cooke from Cooke & Co. Massage will be teaching the ancient art of Lakota Raindrop Therapy (essential oils), Nov. 26, 27. Please call 780672-1026 to register. 2 people per registration, 5 spots available. ST. JOSEPH LUTHERAN CHURCH – Annual Bazaar and Bake Sale, Sunday, Nov. 4, Bake Sale 2 p.m., Live Auction 2:30 p.m. Located at St. Joseph Lutheran Church, 21343 Miquelon Road (Hwy 623). TOY BINGO – Please join us for the Friends of Hay Lakes Library Toy Bingo, Friday, November 16. Doors open 6 p.m. Play at 7 p.m. Ages 6 and up.

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TO GIVE AWAY TABBY KITTENS – ready to go! 780-877-2140.

LOST and FOUND LOST UNIQUE COPPER MAGNETIC BRACELET – for arthritic pain. Individually linked pieces with blue designs on front. 780-993-6156.


HELP WANTED HAIR STYLIST WANTED – New salon in Camrose looking for stylists. Training required. Please call 780-781-9788 or email MOTEL 6 (TRAVELLERS INN) CAMROSE, AB Now hiring housekeepers (one full-time and one part-time). Experience is an asset. Opening up ‘MOTEL 6’ in November, 2018. Send resumé to Call 780-672-3377 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

JUNK TO THE DUMP – Free estimates. Garages, Basements, Yards, Light hauling. Tom – 780-678-1847. 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 LaCRIA TRUCKING Potable Water Hauling Residential, Commercial, Oilfield Gerald and Marla Steinwand, Owners PHONE 780-679-9134 GOING OUT OF TOWN? Did you know most insurance companies require someone to check the house every 72 hours? Call for your house management needs. Sydney Melnyk, 780-916-4081

ECS TEACHER NEEDED – Round Hill / Kingman CDC is a private kindergarten located in Round Hill School. We have an immediate opening for a 0.5 teaching position. Please send resumés or inquiries to rhecs@

EXPERIENCED, PROFESSIONAL CLEANER – Great references available upon request. Please call Nola at 403818-2863. NEED HELP AROUND THE HOUSE? – Call 1-306450-5229 for a helping hand or regular housekeeping services. References available.



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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

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

ONE-BEDROOM APARTMENT – This clean and quiet apartment is located close to downtown at 4914-52A Street. Immediate possession. 780781-1943, 780-679-2170. 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 LARGE, 2-BEDROOM SUITE – main floor. Heat, water, parking included. 6008 Marler Drive. 780-718-1422. ASPEN TERRACE 4920-66 Street Welcome Home! Two-bedroom suites available! Includes fridge, stove and in-suite full-size washer and dryer. We pay heat, water and parking. Small pets welcome. Close to SAVE ON FOODS. Call for appointment. 780-672-8681 HOUSE FOR RENT – 3-bedroom house in Bawlf, newly renovated, 1-1/2 baths. No smoking, no pets. $1275/mo. plus utilities. $1275 DD. October rent free. 587-731-0546. DUPLEX FOR RENT – Located in Valleyview, this beautiful 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home has 5 appliances, a fireplace, and a detached garage. Yard care and snow removal is included. $1400/mo. No pets. No smoking. 778-874-1763. T WO - BE DRO OM MOBILE HOME – South Side Mobile Park. $1200/mo. plus $1200 dam. dep. Water and lot fee included. Smoking and pets allowed. Looking for one-year lease. Available immediately. Contact Stephen, 780-619-5812 for further details or to book viewing. ACREAGE FOR RENT – Edberg area. $1000/mo. plus utilities. 780-679-5834. NICE 4-BEDROOM BUNGALOW – 2 baths, all appliances. No pets or smokers. $1400/ mo. $1000 DD. 780-672-5168 after 6 p.m. 3-BEDROOM HOUSE – 1.5 baths, fenced yard. Nice family home. No pets, no partiers. Available immediately. 780608-0872. 3-BEDROOM, 1-BATH HOME – with single car garage, fenced back yard. Includes fridge, stove, washer, dryer. Fresh paint, partially finished basement. Small pet may be considered with pet fee. No smoking. 780-672-9531.

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CLASSIFIED ADS (Continued) ASST. APPLIANCES – electric, your choice $20. 780877-2255. 3-DRAWER STORAGE CUPBOARD – with end cupboard. $50. 780-877-2255. UPRIGHT DISPLAY CUPBOARD – $50. 780-877-2255. COFFEE/END TABLES – asst., $30 each. 780-877-2255. UPRIGHT DISPLAY CUPBOARD – $50. 780-877-2255. SMALL KITCHEN SUITE – chrome, $80. 780-877-2255. ASSORT. KITCHEN TABLES AND CHAIRS – Tables $35, chairs $15. 780877-2255. WESTMINSTER CHIME WALL CLOCK – quartz, like new. $40. 780-226-4033.   LOG CABIN ELECTRIC CLOCK – $40. 780-226-4033. 1931 HAMMOND CLOCK – $75 obo. 780-226-4033.

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Hotel Maintenance Camrose’s original full-service hotel is seeking a full-time maintenance person. If you like to fix, build and repair, and are mechanically inclined, this could be the job for you. We need someone to keep our hotel in tip-top shape. Duties include maintenance of PTAC/HVAC, furniture, appliances, light fixtures, plumbing, key card systems, internet equipment, televisions. This full-time job comes with a benefits package, offers steady hours and a friendly, professional working environment. Please apply in person, ask for Sean.

KEROSENE RADIANT HEATERS – $50 each. 780877-2255.

METAL GARDEN SHED – 6’6”x8’, 2x6 floor. $100. 780608-9416.

OIL STOVES – $40 each. 780-877-2255.


PROPANE HEATER – 60,000 BTU, comes with full tank propane. $80. 780877-2255. ELECTRIC CATTLE FENCER – $50. 780-877-2255. ASSORTED CAGES – for indoor small animals and birds. $30 each. 780-877-2255.

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QUALITY SEASONED FIREWOOD Offering Birch, Tamarack, Spruce, Pine, Poplar Delivery available Call or text 1-780-361-7500

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.

DADS – LOOKING FOR A CAR WITHOUT A BACK SEAT? Count on our classifieds. We match up buyers and sellers. Phone the Camrose Booster, 780-672-3142. CAR STORAGE – available in Ohaton. Heated $150/mo. Nonheated $100/mo. Call Gord at The Auto Shoppe, 780-672-7231.

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Kodiaks ride horses with strong third frame By Murray Green

The Camrose Kodiaks almost beat the Brooks Bandits with a comeback. The loss was a great learning tool. Since then, Camrose has won three straight games. This time the young bears made it happen with a 3-2 victory over the Calgary Mustangs, Oct. 23. Camrose held the horses off the scoresheet in the first period. Then the Mustangs broke out with two goals in the middle frame to take control of the contest in Calgary. Recalling what needs to get done, the Kodiaks poured on the offence in the third to complete a comeback. Cam McAdam started the process with a tally seven minutes into the period and then, about five minutes later, Deklan Whillans netted the equalizer to change the momentum and the game. It set the stage for the winner in the last minute by veteran Zach Vinnell. Although Vinnell set up the tying goal and scored the winner, it was goalie Roddy Ross that was the game star. Ross stopped 25 of 27 shots including many timely ones to allow the Kodiaks a chance for the comeback. Camrose recorded 37 shots on the Calgary cage. The script was the opposite in a 4-2 win over the Okotoks Oilers on Oct. 21. The Kodiaks scored the first four goals of the contest and hung on for the two points. Jacob Kendall and Lane Brockhoff netted markers in the opening period. Camrose added to the lead with an Adam Kolcon tally in the second. Carson Kurylo scored the fourth Camrose goal in the third period. Goalie Ross stopped 31 of 33 shots. Camrose fired 27 shots on net. Camrose also completed a comeback, 3-2, against the Olds Grizzlys, Oct. 19. After the visitors scored first, Kendall tied the game to even the score in the opening period. Neither team scored in the second. Then Olds pulled ahead on a power play early in the third. Two tallies in 38 seconds sparked and completed the comeback for the Kodiaks. Tyler Schendel and McKenzie Welke led the offence for the come-frombehind victory. Ross turned away 31 of 33 shots that he faced. Camrose had 23 shots on goal. The Kodiaks host Fort McMurray on Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. and Lloydminster on Nov. 4 at 2 p.m. in the next home games.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS INTERMUNICIPAL DEVELOPMENT PLANS BETWEEN CAMROSE COUNTY AND THE TOWN OF BASHAW AND THE VILLAGES OF BAWLF, BITTERN LAKE, EDBERG, FERINTOSH, HAY LAKES AND ROSALIND The Councils of Camrose County and its urban partners have recognized the need to cooperate in the planning of future land use and development around their shared municipal boundary. The purpose of these Bylaws is to prepare Intermunicipal Development Plans (IDPs) for an area of common interest or concern. IDPs are now a requirement of the Municipal Government Act. Pursuant to Section 631(1) of the Municipal Government Act, the Councils give notice that they intend to adopt an Intermunicipal Development Plan with their neighbour and have given first reading to the Bylaw. Camrose County will hold Public Hearings for all the IDPs on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 10:00 am in the County Council Chambers, 3755-43 Avenue, Camrose. Anyone affected by the IDP Bylaws may make written submissions before 12:00 noon, Wednesday, November 21, 2018, to Paul King, County Administrator, 3755-43 Avenue, Camrose, AB T4V 3S8 or to Each urban partner will also hold a Public Hearing in their respective community. Anyone affected by the IDP may also make written submission to the appropriate municipality by the deadline listed below. Copies of all the IDPs are available on the County website at, the County Office, and each urban municipality’s office during regular office hours. If you have questions about the Bylaws, contact the County Planning Department at 780-678-3070 or or contact your local municipal office. Urban Partner

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Town of Bashaw


November 15 6:00 pm

Council Chambers 5011-52 Avenue Bashaw, AB

November 8


Village of Bawlf


November 21 7:00 pm

Council Chambers 203 Hanson Street Bawlf, AB

November 14


Village of Bittern Lake


November 15 7:00 pm

Community Hall 303 James Street Bittern Lake, AB

November 8



November 21 7:00 pm

Village Office 60 Main Street Edberg, AB

November 14


Village of Ferintosh


November 7 7:30 pm

Village Office 301 Main Street Ferintosh, AB

November 5


Village of Hay Lakes


November 19 7:00 pm

Council Chambers 115 Main Street Hay Lakes, AB

November 9



November 8 7:30 pm

Council Chambers Main Street Rosalind, AB

November 5


Village of Edberg

Village of Rosalind




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

The owners hereby offer the following parcels of land located in Camrose County, approximately 2.5 miles north of Ohaton, Alberta, for sale by Tender:

MERIDIAN 4 RANGE 18 TOWNSHIP 49 SECTION 12 QUARTER SOUTH EAST CONTAINING 64.7 HECTARES (160 ACRES) MORE OR LESS. EXCEPTING THEREOUT: ALL THAT PORTION SHOWN COLOURED PINK ON PLAN OF GAS PIPELINE RIGHT OF WAY FILED AS PLAN 7159ET CONTAINING 0.547 HECTARES (1.35 ACRES) MORE OR LESS EXCEPTING THEREOUT ALL MINES AND MINERALS The existing bins are included “as is”. Tenders are to be submitted in sealed envelopes marked “Helgeland Tender”, to Andreassen Borth, Barristers and Solicitors, #200, 5870-51 Street, Camrose, Alberta T4V 1S1, on or before 12:00 noon, November 5, 2018, and shall be accompanied with a cheque for $5,000.00 payable to Andreassen Borth In Trust, and GST number. Tenders will not be opened in public. The highest, or any, tender not necessarily accepted. Unsuccessful tenderers will be notified by mail, and their cheques returned. Successful tenderer shall be obligated to complete the purchase on or before December 14, 2018 and their cheques shall constitute a deposit towards the purchase price. For further information, or to view the property, please contact Stanley Helgeland at 780-608-5423.

MERIDIAN 4 RANGE 19 TOWNSHIP 46 SECTION 25 QUARTER NORTH WEST EXCEPTING THEREOUT ALL MINES AND MINERALS AREA: 64.7 HECTARES (160 ACRES) MORE OR LESS MERIDIAN 4 RANGE 19 TOWNSHIP 46 SECTION 25 QUARTER SOUTH WEST AREA: 64.7 HECTARES (160 ACRES) MORE OR LESS EXCEPTING THEREOUT: HECTARES ACRES (MORE OR LESS) A) PLAN 9623825 DESCRIPTIVE 1.46 3.61 EXCEPTING THEREOUT ALL MINES AND MINERALS The lands have 290 cultivated acres and include six grain bins, five of which are hopper bins. Tenders must be submitted for purchase of both quarter sections. The quarters will not be sold separately. Tenders are to be submitted in sealed envelopes marked “Rhyason Tender” to Stephen Kambeitz at Farnham West Stolee Kambeitz LLP, Barristers and Solicitors, 5016-52 Street, Camrose, Alberta T4V 1V7, on or before noon, November 5, 2018, and shall be accompanied by a GST number and a cheque payable to Farnham West Stolee Kambeitz LLP in trust for $10,000.00. No conditional tenders will be accepted and the highest, or any tender, will not necessarily be accepted. Tenders will not be opened in public. The deposit of all unsuccessful tenders will be returned by mail. The successful tender purchaser shall be obligated to complete the purchase on or before December 1, 2018. The $10,000.00 deposit shall constitute a deposit towards the purchase price.

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PUBLIC NOTICE TO ELECTORS OF THE CAMROSE COUNTY, PROVINCE OF ALBERTA SECTION 251 – THE MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT ACT TAKE NOTICE that the Council of Camrose County, in the Province of Alberta, has given First Reading to borrowing Bylaw 1439 which will, upon final passage and approval, authorize the proper officers of the said Camrose County to borrow monies from the Alberta Capital Finance Authority by way of debenture issue, to pay for the final costs of construction of the new Bashaw Seed Cleaning Facility located on Lot 3-5, Block 102, Plan 88120619 within the Town of Bashaw. The total cost of the aforesaid project amounts to $6,875,000.00. After deducting from this cost the amount of $5,875,000.00 to be received by way of previous contributions and cash from the Bashaw Seed Cleaning Cooperative Association Ltd., the net amount to be borrowed on the credit and security of Camrose County at large by the issue of debentures is $1,000,000.00. The debenture is repayable to the Alberta Capital Finance Authority in forty (40) equal consecutive semi-annual instalments of combined principal and interest, the semi-annual interest not to exceed five per cent (5%), or the interest rate as fixed from time to time by the Alberta Capital Finance Authority. NOW THEREFORE NOTICE is hereby given by the Council of Camrose County that, unless a petition of the electors for a vote on Bylaw 1439 is demanded, as provided for by the terms of Section 231 of the Municipal Government Act, the said Council may pass the said Borrowing Bylaw. All persons interested are hereby notified and they are required to govern themselves accordingly. DATED at Camrose County, in the Province of Alberta, this 24th day of October, 2018. Camrose County PER: PAUL KING Chief Administrative Officer INFORMATION FOR ELECTORS Pursuant to Section 1(i) of the Municipal Government Act an “elector” means:

PUBLIC NOTICE TO ELECTORS OF CAMROSE COUNTY, PROVINCE OF ALBERTA SECTION 265 – THE MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT ACT TAKE NOTICE that the Council of Camrose County, in the Province of Alberta, has given First Reading to Loan Bylaw 1440 which will, upon final passage and approval, authorize the proper officers of Camrose County to loan monies from the Municipality of Camrose County to the Bashaw Seed Cleaning Cooperative Association Ltd. for the purpose of paying out a One Million Dollars ($1,000,000.00) loan from Camrose County, acquired from the debenture issued to the Alberta Capital Finance Authority, through the authority of Camrose County Bylaw 1439. The total amount of the aforesaid loan amounts to $1,000,000.00 and shall be repayable in the form of semi-annual payments of combined principle and interest installments not to exceed twenty (20) years at a rate not exceeding the interest rate fixed by the Alberta Capital Finance Authority on the date of borrowing, and not to exceed five (5) percent. NOW THEREFORE NOTICE is hereby given by the Council of Camrose County that, unless a petition of the electors for a vote on Bylaw 1440 is demanded, as provided for by the terms of Section 231 of the Municipal Government Act, the said Council may pass the said Loan Bylaw. All persons interested are hereby notified and they are required to govern themselves accordingly. DATED at Camrose County, in the Province of Alberta, this 24th day of October, 2018. Camrose County PER: PAUL KING Chief Administrative Officer DATE of the first publication of this notice is the 30th day of October, 2018. DATE of the last publication of this notice is the 6th day of November, 2018. A copy of Bylaw 1440 is available at the Camrose County Administration Building or on the Camrose County website

A person who is eligible to vote in the election for a councillor under the Local Authorities Election Act. Pursuant to section 47(1) of the Local Authorities Election Act a person is eligible to vote in an election if he: a. is at least 18 years old, b. is a Canadian citizen, and c. has resided in Alberta for the 6 consecutive months immediately preceding election day and is resident in the area on election day. A poll may be demanded in Camrose County by electors equal in number to at least: a. in the case of a municipality other than a summer village, by electors of the municipality equal in number to at least 10% of the population and b. in the case of a summer village, by 10% of the electors of the summer village in accordance with the provisions of section 223 of the Municipal Government Act and in accordance with the provisions of section 251 of the Municipal Government Act. The petition for a vote must be received by the Chief Administrative Officer within 15 days of the last publication of this notice and shall contain on each page “an accurate and identical statement of the purpose of the petition”. (Further requirements of the petition are provided in section 224 of the Municipal Government Act.) DATE of the first publication of this notice is the 30th day of October, 2018. DATE of the last publication of this notice is the 6th day of November, 2018. A copy of Bylaw 1439 is available at the Camrose County Administration Building or on the Camrose County website

Missed Delivery Policy If you do not receive your copy of The Booster or pre-printed inserts, please report this to us by calling 780-672-3142. We will promptly re-deliver these to city households. Note that we do not have access to certain apartment buildings. In these cases, we ask you to contact your apartment manager to request delivery. Rural readers are asked to report missed deliveries and we will consult with your postmaster to ensure future deliveries. Thank you for being a loyal reader of… 780-672-3142 4925-48 St., Camrose AB T4V 1L7

REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS FOR GRAVEL HAULING Camrose County invites applications from Gravel Hauling Contractors for the County’s 2019 Winter Gravel Haul. The Gravel Haul consists of winter gravel hauling from November 2018 to March 2019 in order to complete the 2019 Road Gravelling Program. The 2019 Gravel Haul Agreements may be obtained for $25.00 per copy from the Camrose County Public Works Office, located at 3755-43 Avenue, Camrose. The deadline for applications is 11:00 am, November 6, 2018. Please contact Zach Mazure, Assistant Manager of Public Works at 780-672-4449 for further information.


KEVIN ZIMMERMAN hereby offers the following land for sale by tender, subject to the existing reservations on title: FIRST: MERIDIAN 4 RANGE 19 TOWNSHIP 44 SECTION 35 QUARTER SOUTH EAST EXCEPTING THEREOUT ALL MINES AND MINERALS AREA: 64.7 HECTARES (160 ACRES) MORE OR LESS Tenders are to be submitted in sealed envelopes marked “Zimmerman Tender”, to Andreassen Borth, Barristers and Solicitors, #200, 4870-51 St., Camrose, Alberta T4V 1S1, on or before 12:00 noon, December 7, 2018, and shall be accompanied with a cheque for $5,000.00, and GST number. Tenders will not be opened in public. The highest, or any, tender not necessarily accepted. Unsuccessful tenderers will be notified by mail, and their cheques returned. Successful tenderer shall be obligated to complete the purchase of SE 35-44-19-W4 on or before January 30, 2019 and their cheque shall constitute a deposit towards the purchase price. For further information, or to view the property, please contact Kevin Zimmerman at 780-781-3641.

Harrison places sixth at golf nationals By Murray Green

Michael Harrison of the Augustana Vikings placed sixth at the 2018 Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Golf National Championships, Oct. 16 to 19, at Desert Blume Golf Club in Medicine Hat. He fired rounds of 72, 71, 68 and 73 for a total of 284. Red Deer won the team event. Volleyball

The women’s Vikings have won four straight matches to share a piece of first place at 4-0. They defeated Keyano in two straight 3-0 matches on Oct. 19 and 20. The first match leaders were Rebecca Petrie with 10 kills, Karen Wagner with 34 assists and Danielle Brockman with 16 digs. The second match leaders were Rae Metrunec with 12 kills, Wagner with 20 assists and Brockman with 26 digs. On the men’s side, Augustana lost 3-1 and 3-0. The first match leaders were Owen Murray and Lyndon Varga with nine kills, Logan Pasishnik with 28 assists and Dion Moncayo with 20 digs. The second match leaders were Murray with six kills, Pasishnik with 22 assists and Thomas Zimmerman with 17 digs. Augustana is 2-2 and tied for third place. The next home games are on Nov. 2 at 6 and 8 p.m. against the Grande Prairie Wolves. They also play on Nov. 3 at 1 and 3 p.m. Hockey

Augustana split its two game series with the NAIT Ooks on Oct. 19 and 20. In Edmonton, the Vikings lost 6-4 in the first game, but played flawless hockey at home in a 1-0 victory in the re-match. In the first game, NAIT scored first before the Vikings replied with three straight tallies with Dillan McComble, Adam Osczevski and Lukas Biensch scoring. McCombie added his second of the game in the middle frame between two NAIT goals. The Ooks netted three in the third to put the game out of reach. Goalie Curtis Skip stopped 31 of 37 shots in the Vikings net. Augustana fired 23 shots at former Kodiaks’ goalie Patrick Gora. Continued on page 37

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Vikings battle NAIT in hockey weekend series Continued from page 36

In the rematch, Augustana’s Travis Mayan scored in the first five minutes and the team cemented the victory with stellar defence and solid goaltending. Skip turned away all 38 shots for the shut out. Augustana replied with 342 shots on Gora. The Vikings are tied for fourth place with NAIT. The Vikings host Portage on Nov. 2 in the Encana Arena at 7:30 p.m. Cross-country running

The running teams were in the Cross-country Running Championships on Oct. 27, hosted by Lakeland. Soccer

The Augustana Vikings women’s soccer team ended the regular season with a 4-0 loss to King’s Eagles and a 4-1 loss to Grande Prairie on Oct. 20 and 21. Kelsey Tollefson scored the lone marker for the 1-9 Vikings. The Vikings lost the first game 2-0 to King’s and 2-1 to Grande Prairie. Matthew Svederus scored for Augustana, while goalie David Lowe made eight of 10 saves in the last game of the season. The Vikings ended the year with nine losses and a tie. Basketball

The women’s squad won its series with Keyano by winning 78-65 and 77-71. Jessica Haenni led the offence in the first match with 20 points, while Torey Lauber chipped in with 16. Haenni collected 20 points again to spark the offence in the second game with help from Samantha Dargis, who netted 15 points. Augustana is in first place with a 3-1 record. The Vikings men’s team won 93-87 and lost 86-79 to split the series. Mason Hunter led with 27 points and Michael Stasuik added 23 in the first contest. Spencer Marion scored 22 in the second game and Elijah Schmuland added 16. The 1-3 Vikings are tied for sixth place. Both the women’s and men’s Vikings host NAIT on Nov. 9 at 6 and 8 p.m. in the next home series. Curling

The Vikings will be at the fall regionals on Nov. 23 to 25 in Red Deer. The winter regionals are on Jan. 25 to 27, 2019 at MacEwan (Avonair). Provincials are set for Feb. 22 to 24 with Olds hosting the championships.

FARMLAND FOR SALE BY TENDER The following farmland located in Flagstaff County is offered for sale by tender, subject to the restrictions, reservations and non-financial obligations in the existing Certificate of Title: MERIDIAN 4 RANGE 14 TOWNSHIP 42 SECTION 10 QUARTER NORTH WEST CONTAINING 65.2 HECTARES (161 ACRES) MORE OR LESS EXCEPTING THEREOUT: HECTARES (ACRES) MORE OR LESS A) PLAN 0940593 - DESCRIPTIVE 4.07 10.06 EXCEPTING THEREOUT ALL MINES AND MINERALS MERIDIAN 4 RANGE 14 TOWNSHIP 42 SECTION 10 QUARTER SOUTH WEST EXCEPTING THEREOUT ALL MINES AND MINERALS AREA: 64.3 HECTARES (159 ACRES) MORE OR LESS MERIDIAN 4 RANGE 14 TOWNSHIP 42 SECTION 15 QUARTER NORTH EAST EXCEPTING THEREOUT ALL COAL, PETROLEUM AND VALUABLE STONE AND THE RIGHT TO WORK THE SAME, AND ALSO EXCEPTING THEREOUT ALL OTHER MINES AND MINERALS AREA: 64.3 HECTARES (159 ACRES) MORE OR LESS MERIDIAN 4 RANGE 14 TOWNSHIP 42 SECTION 14 QUARTER NORTH WEST EXCEPTING THEREOUT ALL MINES AND MINERALS AREA: 64.7 HECTARES (160 ACRES) MORE OR LESS No tax adjustment for 2018 property taxes which have been paid by the owners. No adjustment for 2018-19 surface lease rental payments paid to the owners prior to the closing date. Tenders are to be submitted in sealed envelopes marked “Oberg Tender”, with tenderer’s GST number and accompanied by a certified cheque or bank draft made payable to Andreassen Borth in trust for 5% of the amount of the tender and must be delivered before 12:00 noon on November 16, 2018 to the offices of Andreassen Borth, Barristers and Solicitors, 5014-50 Street, P.O. Box 727, Killam, Alberta T0B 2L0. The balance of the purchase price shall be paid to Andreassen Borth on or before December 14, 2018. Tenders are irrevocable and shall remain open until dealt with by the offices of Andreassen Borth. Tenders will not be opened in public. If successful tenderer does not complete the purchase after acceptance of that tender, their deposit shall be forfeited. The highest or any tender will not necessarily be accepted. The owner reserves the right to reject any and all tenders. Deposits received from any unsuccessful tenderers will be returned to them by regular mail. For further information, please call 780-582-2160.

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND CLAIMANTS Estate of the late GERALD BENDFELD, of Daysland, Alberta, who died on June 3, 2018. If you have a claim against this estate, you must file your claim by December 6, 2018, and provide details of your claim with SCOTT FARNHAM of Farnham West Stolee Kambeitz LLP, Barristers and Solicitors at 5016-52 Street, Camrose, AB T4V 1V7. If you do not file by the date above, the estate property can lawfully be distributed without regard to any claim you may have.


Camrose County invites written applications from interested citizens to serve on the Agricultural Service Board. Applications from individual citizens or community organizations in support of a consenting individual are solicited. Appointments will be made by County Council for a term of three (3) years. To be eligible for appointment for the Agricultural Service Board, the Applicants must be electors of Camrose County. Letters of application, as well as a short resumé of the applicant’s background, are to be submitted to the undersigned prior to 4:30 pm, Friday, November 9, 2018, for vacancies on the following: VACANCY(IES) BOARD/COMMITTEE One (1)


AREA TO BE REPRESENTED One (1) resident of the County-atlarge to be appointed (Committee of Council – Policy 3.01)

For further information or to view the Terms of Reference for the Agricultural Service Board, please refer to the Camrose County Website at or contact the undersigned at 780-672-4446. Paul King, County Administrator Camrose County 3755-43 Avenue, Camrose, AB T4V 3S8 OR



Evraz Camrose Works is now accepting applications for JOURNEYMAN WELDERS to work at our pipe making facility in Camrose, Alberta. Individuals must be safety conscious, physically fit, able to work overtime and shift work. We offer an attractive starting wage plus an excellent benefit and pension package. Applications can be completed at the HR office at 5302-39 Street, Camrose, or resumés can be emailed to We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND CLAIMANTS Estate of MARIE OLSON, of the City of Camrose, Alberta, who died on September 13, 2018. If you have a claim against this estate, you must file your claim by Friday, December 7, 2018, and provide details of your claim with WAYNE THRONDSON, Q.C. at Fielding & Company LLP, Suite 100, 4918-51 Street, Camrose, AB T4V 1S3. If you do not file by the date above, the estate property can lawfully be distributed without regard to any claim you may have.

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND CLAIMANTS Estate of RICKEY GEORGE FREDRICK MUNDT, who died on October 14, 2018. If you have a claim against this estate, you must file your claim by November 30, 2018, with The Estate of Rickey Mundt at 52 Wood Crescent SW, Calgary, Alberta T2W 4B6, and provide details of your claim. If you do not file by the date above, the estate property can lawfully be distributed without regard to any claim you may have.


Evraz Camrose Works is now accepting applications for JOURNEYMAN ELECTRICIANS to work at our pipe making facility in Camrose, Alberta. Individuals must be safety conscious, physically fit, able to work overtime and shift work. We offer an attractive starting wage plus an excellent benefit and pension package. Applications can be completed at the HR office at 5302-39 Street, Camrose, or resumés can be emailed to We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.



Evraz Camrose Works is now accepting applications for MILLWRIGHTS/HD MECHANICS to work at our pipe making facility in Camrose, Alberta. Individuals must be safety conscious, physically fit, able to work overtime and shift work. We offer an attractive starting wage plus an excellent benefit and pension package. Applications can be completed at the HR office at 5302-39 Street, Camrose, or resumés can be emailed to We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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

Administrative Assistant – Legislative

Receptionist/Administrative Assistant Who we are You know those big cities that still feel like small towns? Where everyone’s friendly and helps each other out? That’s like Grant Thornton. We employ about 2000 people across Canada, and we truly care about helping our clients, colleagues, and communities thrive. That’s what’s most important to us. Think you’ve got what it takes to be a Receptionist/Administrative Assistant? Like the colour purple? Great. Here’s a few more boxes we’re also hoping you can tick: • Greet and converse with clients in a friendly and courteous manner • Answer the telephone and direct telephone inquiries • Administrative tasks (i.e. prepare reports, letters, forms, etc.) • Preparation of monthly financial statements and tax return packages for clients • Schedule and coordinate appointments and meetings • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Ability to thrive in a professional, deadline-driven environment • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook • Strong attention to detail At Grant Thornton we’re focused on making a difference in the lives of our clients, our colleagues and our communities. That’s our purpose. Or, as we like to say, living our purple. Be Grant Thornton If you’re a bit like us, you’re driven to connect with how others are feeling and thinking. This is a place where your insatiable curiosity enables you to think, see and hear from a variety of perspectives, a place where every day is different and having the courage to grow is part of who you are. And when all this comes together, well that’s when the magic happens. Please email resumés to

Suite #201, 4870-51 Street Camrose, AB T4V 1S1

Audit • Tax • Advisory

Grant Thornton LLP. A Canadian Member of Grant Thornton International Ltd.

Highway Maintenance Workers

Summary of Position: The Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing administrative support to the Executive Assistant with some key responsibilities as follows: • Assist in, and in the absence of the Executive Assistant, responsible for Council and Committee meeting agenda preparation in accordance with the Procedural Bylaw, including preparation of the background information, creation of the electronic meeting package, recording and preparation of the minutes, and follow up on the issues and delegated tasks as required. • Assist in the organization and preparation of the Business Plan as directed, including organizing meetings and ensuring the Business Plan and Budget timeline is followed. • Responsible for the annual Educational Scholarship Grant program as well as assisting in the Cemetery Assistance Grant program, including processing applications and responding to inquiries. • Responsible for planning and organizing the annual Flagstaff Active Living Conference for Seniors. • Assist in the preparation and maintenance of bylaws, agreements, the Policies and Procedures manual, Municipal Grid Placement manual, and the Fees and Charges Schedule. • Schedule and organize monthly staff meetings, including providing all staff with a summary of meeting notes and completing any follow up required. • Prepare correspondence, documents and reports as requested. • Provide backup coverage for front reception and backup and cross-training of the Administrative Assistant – Emergency Services/Health and Safety position. • Maintain administration department filing to ensure an orderly and efficient filing system, including archiving and records clean up/destruction. Qualifications: • One (1) year post-secondary education in business/office administration or equivalent experience. • Knowledge of local government procedures and experience in a municipal environment will be assets. • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications. • Ability to develop clear and concise reports, correspondence and other written materials, with excellent communication, organizational and accuracy skills. • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in the course of work, including the ability to work cooperatively in a team environment as well as independently. • Ability to perform a variety of tasks and prioritize the use of time to meet deadlines.

EMCON SERVICES INC., a progressive Road and Bridge Maintenance Contractor in BC, Alberta and Ontario, is looking for a confident winter equipment operator in several locations. These are seasonal union (AUPE) positions.

Viking, Killam, Camrose

Our teams perform a large variety of road maintenance related tasks such as installing, repairing and maintaining signs, guiderails, fences, ditches, culverts, but the primary function for the winter season is driving plow trucks.

Position Type: Hours of Work: Full-time Salary Range: Closing Date:

Qualifications include: • Valid AB Driver’s Licence (minimum Class 3/air) • Class 1 preferred. • 24/7 on-call in winter season • Pre-employment drug screening

Permanent full-time 7 hours/day, 35 hours/week $47,056.68 to $57,873.77 Position remains open until filled

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

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a resumé, along with photocopy of driver’s licence and an up-to-date driver’s abstract.

Flagstaff County 12435 TWP RD 442, PO Box 358, Sedgewick, AB T0B 4C0

Emcon Services Inc. 9050-14 Street, Edmonton, AB T6P 0B7

Contact: Cheryl Bergman, Executive Assistant Email: Direct: 780-384-4114

Fax: 780-449-0574 Email:

Thank you to all applicants for their interest in Flagstaff County; however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

BIRTHS To Pier and

Jamie Juneau, of Camrose, a son on October 13.

Chief Administrative Officer This vibrant community in East Central Alberta Region of Alberta is seeking applications for a Chief Administrative Officer. The new CAO must be a team player working with Village Council to provide exceptional leadership. Candidates must possess excellent communication abilities and have experience and education in budgeting, finance and overall management skills. Candidates with a sound understanding of municipal administration and governance will be given preference. Donalda is a small, thriving community where the CAO will be expected to interface with the community and its organizations to understand the culture of the community. The position of Chief Administrative Officer is a permanent part-time position with supervision of two staff members. The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Resumés may be submitted in confidence to Questions regarding the position may be directed to Mayor Dan Knudtson at 403-740-2693.

DEATHS Heather Finley

of Camrose, on October 19, at 68 years of age. Diane Koetke of Vegreville, on October 20, at 71 years of age. Duane Melvin Souvie of Leduc, on October 21, at 48 years of age. James Roy Hunter of Camrose, on October 22, at 66 years of age. Lor raine Mar ie Shanks of Tofield, formerly of Kelowna, BC, on October 24, at 82 years of age. Esther Fenske of Edmonton, on October 25, at 87 years of age.



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.

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Lori Larsen, Camrose Booster Left to right, Mayor Norm Mayer, City of Camrose manager Malcolm Boyd and city councillor Max Lindstrand stroll through the newly constructed 48th Avenue pedestrian underpass during the official opening of 48th Avenue bridge on Oct. 22.

Central Agencies Home of the Week

Great Southwest Mead ows home

By Lori Larsen

Backing onto Duggan Park’s large greenspace and playground area, this Southwest Meadows two-storey home works with your budget to give you a well maintained starter home. The open floor plan is complimented with stylish laminate wood floors and fashionable paint colours and directs you from the sunny living room to the good-sized kitchen, with adjacent dining area. Offering plenty of cabinet space and a handy centre island, the open kitchen is perfect for meal prep while staying involved in conversation or watching the children. A two-piece powder room is conveniently located on the main floor. Retreating to the second level, there is plenty of room for the entire family to rest after a long day, with two goodsized bedrooms, a four-piece main bathroom and a master suite large enough to accommodate a king size bed. The

Al-Karim (Al) Mohamed master also includes a walk-in closet and en suite, featuring a spa-like large corner soaker tub. The basement is completely finished with a large family room and a two-piece bathroom. The family can enjoy movie night or invite the gang over for games night. Storage and laundry rooms are neatly housed behind closed doors in the basement. The back deck overlooks a wonderfully landscaped and fenced large backyard with an unobstructed view of the park. An attached garage offers the comfort of a warm vehicle and a little extra storage. Forego renting, by purchasing this home and enjoy the privacy and investment of your own property. Located at 4004-69A Street Close, this home is priced for first homeowners’ budgets at $259,900. There will be an open house on Saturday, Nov. 3 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. For a personal viewing contact AlKarim (Al) Mohamed at: Central Agencies Inc. 4870-51 Street, Camrose 780-672-4495 or Cell 587-322-5511

COMMUNITY STORAGE … Convenient self-storage options w/81 units + 4 outdoor stalls, 10’x30’ shed. Fenced compound w/coded gate access, 2 man. swinging gates, 10’x10’ office. Each unit has concrete base, drywall int., OH door. CA0143600 Asking $795,000 EXC. LOCATION, BLDG. ... Camrose City Centre! 4000 sq. ft. commercial bldg. built in 2004, zoned C1. Prof. services/offices. Very nicely dev. w/2 bays, each w/reception, 7 offices, 2 washrooms, coffee room, laundry. Easy customer access! Exc. opportunity! Call now! Asking $629,000 CA0149026 E X C E L L E N T B U S I N E S S / INVESTMENT OPPORTU N ITY! – ZONED M1 ... Excellent east end location! 10,000 sq. ft. building, plus additional 2nd floor mezzanine and offices. Three titled condo bays w/14’x16’ doors. Easy customer access and parking! Excellent place for your business and you can lease what you don’t need! CA0146778 NEED SPACE FOR YOUR NEW IDEAS? … Or growing company? Or maybe you want an indoor place for your RV, or a spot to work on your toys? Only 10 min. drive from Camrose in Bittern Lake. 40’x50’ shop w/solid concrete floor would be ideal for anyone! Maint. free bldg., power in place, two 12’ doors, 14’ ceiling height. Asking $149,900 CA0141335 CHURCH PROPERTY IN HEART OF CAMROSE! ... Exc. city centre location w/7 lots. 35’x120’ property provides ample parking. Over 12,000 sq. ft. MF, 3700 sq. ft. upper level. Natural fit for another existing or growing church. Lots of possibilities and opportunities here! Zoned C1. Asking $999,000 CA0141102 OWN THIS MOTEL AT A GREAT PRICE! … 25 unit motel for sale in Forestburg! Ready for either a live-in, or investor looking to add a potential revenue earner. Units all come fully furnished, 9 suites w/kitchenettes. Bldg. across from Golf Course, community hall. CA0140639 Asking $399,000 INDUSTRIAL LAND AVAILABLE … in Camrose. Over 14,000 M2 (146’x100’). Being sold “as is where is” with no warranties or representations. Asking $139,900 CA0145811 EXC. BUSINESS INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY … One Tooth Activewear is a fantastic company that strives to maintain highest quality products w/friendly customer service! Outstanding time to own your own turn key business. Business, name, equip. for sale. Inventory not included. Asking $68,800 CA0148082

EXC. BUSINESS/ INVESTMENT O P P O R T U N I T Y, ZONED C1! ... Great central location. 7662 sq. ft. Commercial Mixed Use building for retail, office, warehousing. Front retail, bays w/loading docks, warehousing. East bay 2435 sq. ft. very nicely dev., currently available to lease/occupy. Easy customer access, parking. Exc. investment opportunity w/3 existing tenants! Asking $639,900 CA0148931 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 M&M FOOD MARKET … is well established, in high traffic location. Recent reno’s. Here’s your chance to add to existing portfolio or start a new one! Fantastic exposure, great walk-up capability make this a truly desirable location for any retail business. Completely turnkey, ready for new owners! Asking $375,000 CA0143960 EXC. BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY! ... “The Lefse House”, an authentic Scandinavian bakery! Well established, 29 years in Camrose community. 4 bus. lines: retail, wholesale, gifts, coffee shop/restaurant. Strong reputation reaches far beyond. Asking $85,000 CA0140346 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 GREAT INVESTMENT … 3970 sq. ft. commercial bldg. Main bay w/dual 14’ OH doors, radiant heat + sec. bay w/standard garage door 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 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

FOR LEASE EXC. SPACE IN DOWNTOWN CAMROSE … This 2171 sq. ft. space has a ton of potential. Located above From Kicks to Kids, this parcel could be ideal for a retail setup, professionals, accountants, lawyers + more! Camrose is known for its downtown shopping, w/wonderful boutique stores, charming restaurants, niche coffee shops. Clean, inviting, available immediately. Asking $1810/mo. CA0143994 EXC. OFFICE OR BUSINESS LOCATION … 1600 sq. ft. w/spacious reception, 5 offices, 2 washrooms, coffee area, storage. A/C. Exc. paved parking, front & side access. Asking $1450/mo. plus utilities. CA0149692

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NEW 1080 SQ. FT. BAYS AVAILABLE! … Looking for space for your new or growing business? Or maybe a spot to work on your car or RV? Bright, spacious bays w/14’ high x 16’ wide OH doors. Bay sizes 27’ wide x 40’ deep w/16’ of ceiling height. Plumbed in for shower, toilet, separate utility metres. Asking $1100/ mo. + utilities, common area fees. CA0151183 EXC. OPPORTUNITY, ZONED C1! ... Central Camrose, 2435 sq. ft. nicely fin. bay offers warehousing, front offices, lge. reception area. Commercial mixed use bldg. w/easy customer access, parking. Great place for your business! Take a look! CA0148933 GEMINI CENTRE … a place for business! 2158 sq. ft. on ground floor. Exc. opportunity for your new or existing business. Superior design, superb visibility, exposure. Elevator access. Great location, premier bldg. Call today for more info! CA0140753

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Open HouseS Thur., Nov. 1, 12-2 pm 5908-24 Avenue NEW COMMUNITY! WOW! WALKOUT BSMT. VILLAS OVERLOOKING LAKE! … Valleyview West, parks & walking trails close by. Coffered ceilings, hardwood flrg., gourmet kitchen, granite, spacious dinette, gorgeous LR. Superb master, en suite, a/c, exc. bsmt., in-floor htg. Awesome deck/patio, fin. garage, artificial turf. It’s all done, amazing views! CA0140242 Asking $530,162

Thur., Nov. 1, 3-5 pm 6015-28 Avenue E X C E P T I O N A L LY 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. Asking $629,900 CA0096217

Sat., Nov. 3, 11am-1pm 4004-69A Street Close “Home of the week, see page 39!” WONDERFUL SW MEADOWS HOME! … Bright open floor plan, lovely kitchen w/island, LR, DR w/view & access to beautiful big back yard, green space. Superb master w/impressive en suite, WI closet. Lge. 2nd bdrm., 4 baths, fin. bsmt., generous FR. Enjoy trails, playground, park, att. garage, various updates. Move-in ready, it’s perfect! Asking $259,900 CA0147345

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EXC. HOME IN QUIET CUL-DE-SAC BACKING ONTO GOLF COURSE! … This custom built ! ED R EDUC 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 $499,900 CA0109971 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 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 ABSOLUTE STUNNER! … Stylish and functional WO 2-storey. 3 bdrm., 3 baths, upper laundry room, bonus room, covered deck, fin. garage, A/C, quartz counters, walk thru pantry, gas FP + more! Custom built bench seating in back entry, master bdrm., 5-pce. en suite w/6’ shower, stand alone soaker tub! This one is going to wow you! Asking $569,900 CA0146374 PREMIER CAMROSE LOCATION … atop 52 St. quiet cul-de-sac surrounded by green space, walking distance to Augustana. Classic split level home w/many triple pane vinyl windows, hardwood floors, updated kitchen, wood FP, 3-bdrm. up plus MF office, A/C and fin. bsmt. Rare opportunity for this location! Asking $449,900 CA0148975 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 WHAT A BEAUTIFUL LOCATION! … Quiet cul-de-sac w/private yard backing green space. Hardwood floors throughout MF, upper. 5 bdrm., 4 baths, MF laundry, updated kitchen, triple pane windows, cozy bsmt. w/workshop. Dble. attach. garage, fenced yard, lge. deck, huge garden option, space for RV. Asking $389,900 CA0148280 PRICED TO SELL! STUNNING! … custom built home in Valleyview. Close to walking trails, parks. 3198 sq. ft. bungalow boasts open, inviting floor plan, 11’ coffered ceilings, natural lighting, stone FP, MF laundry, hardwood flrg. Custom kitchen w/island, breakfast bar, SS appl., WI pantry, upper China displays. Spacious master w/WI closet, 5-pce. en suite. Covered deck, hot tub in back yard. Htd. oversized attach. garage, covered front porch. Asking $575,000 CA0150889


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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 $629,900

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CAMROSE HOMES OVER $375,000 STYLISH, MODERN 2-STOREY ... w/bsmt. suite. 9’ ceilings, vinyl windows, hardwood/ tile floors + more. 3 ICE! 4-pce. baths, laundry. W PRw/two upstairsNE bdrm. Bsmt. has one bdrm., 4-pce. bath, kitchenette, living/dining area, private laundry. No maint. deck, 22’x22’ garage. Immed. possession. Asking $385,000 CA0143225 BEAUTIFUL BUNGALOW W/SECONDARY SUITE, AWESOME 4-CAR GARAGE! … Valleyview West subdivision. Now only $524,900 CA0137677


INC R EDIBLE 5-BDRM. BUNGALOW … walking distance to Jack Stuart School. 1994 build w/vinyl windows throughout, vinyl fencing, 22’x24’ garage, RV parking, underground sprinklers, composite decking, gas FP + so much more! Bright south facing MF living, MF laundry, 3-pce. en suite, totally fin. bsmt. w/great storage! A must see! Asking $389,900 CA0149142 AMAZING CUSTOM BUILT WALKOUT BUNGALOW … in Valleyview! Premier location, exc. quality, impressive floor plan. Coffered ceilings, gorgeous open stairwell, stone accents, beautiful hardwood flrg., XL windows, custom cabinetry, granite, huge island/breakfast bar, WT pantry. Awesome great room, dinette views. Spectacular master, en suite, MF laundry. Exc. bsmt., in-floor htg., huge family/games area, custom bar, media room! A/C. Awesome yard, covered deck, private courtyard, garage. Now only $1,095,000 CA0141217 BEAUTIFUL BUNGALOW, VALLEYVIEW WEST! … Close to parks, walking trails. Covered front veranda, 9’ and coffered ceilings. Beautiful hardwood floors, amazing kitchen, huge WT pantry, luxurious en suite, superb MF laundry, bsmt. w/cozy in-floor htg. Covered deck, 24’x26’ att. garage, RV parking + more! Fin. w/elegance! Ask $495,162 CA0140251 GORGEOUS COPPERSTONE CONDO OVERLOOKING MIRROR LAKE! … Exc. location near walking trails, downtown shopping, senior centre! Exc. bldg., in-flr. htg., wraparound decks, underground htd. parking. Bright open plan, 9’ ceilings, FP, gourmet kitchen, granite, gorgeous LR, spacious dinette, superb master/en suite, in-suite laundry. AMAZING VIEWS! You’ll love the quality, location, lifestyle! CA0140533 Asking $555,900 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 $527,900 CA0117430

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 $669,500 CA0132390 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. CA0111562 Asking $429,900 VALLEYVIEW WEST! … Stunning custom built 5-bdrm. bungalow. Great layout, hardwood flrg., high ceilings throughout, granite counters, lge. island, in-floor heat. Triple car garage, fully landscaped + so much more! A must see! Asking $619,000 CA0146889 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 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 $549,900 CA0133035

MULTI-FAMILY 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 55’x235’ LOT ZONED R3 … in downtown area. Rear, side alley access + 40’x32’ triple htd. shop. Zoning allows upwards of 12 units. CA0142820 Asking $259,900 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 $434,900 CA0137733

EXC. FAMILY BI-LEVEL … across from park/ playground! Awesome Century Meadows location, ideal for whole family. 5-bdrm., 1376 sq. ft. bi-level w/bright open floor plan, 9’ ceilings, spacious kitchen, lovely LR, cozy FP, lge. dinette, generous bdrm., en suite, huge family/games area. Attached 22’x24’ garage, RV parking + more. Asking $379,900 CA0146215 SITTING ON ONE OF THE NICEST LOTS IN CENTURY MEADOWS! ... This really could be the quality home your family’s been waiting for! Featuring high-end engineered hardwood, vaulted ceilings, custom master, quartz counters, gas FP. Trex deck w/in-step lighting, prof. landscaped yard – THE LIST GOES ON! Everything is done, just move in! Asking $555,900 CA0119198

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 $378,900 CA0136354 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

BEAUTIFUL BI-LEVEL, TRIPLE GARAGE! … Bright open floor plan, 2 entrances, vaulted ceilings, open staircase, E! IC PR NEW columns, arches, lots of bright windows. Exc. kitchen, huge island, bright dinette, awesome great/flex room, superb en suite, wine closet, lge. family/games area. Great yard, tiered deck + more! Asking $409,900 CA0141127

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

Beautiful Walk Out Bungalows by Battle River Homes Gorgeous walkout condos Amazing lake views! backing onto lake and trails! NEW IN VALLEYVIEW WEST In-floor heated • Desired community LAKE ESTATES! walkout basements! • 9’ and 10’ ceilings • Gourmet kitchens, granite • Generous garages • Exceptional 5908-24 Avenue craftsmanship Thur., November 1 • Finished with 12-2 pm Starting from $409,162 elegance


CAMROSE HOMES $250,000 to $375,000 SECOND OLDEST HOME IN CAMROSE! ... Rare historic character 3-bdrm. ready for new chapter. 2.5-storey w/ clapboard siding, truncated G! pyramid roof, front-facing IN ST W LI gableNEdormer, w/open front porch and 2nd storey balcony. Modernized kitchen, character LR, DR, upper attic rec area. CA0146178 Asking $324,900 SPACIOUS FAMILY HOME INSIDE AND OUT! … 5 bdrm., 3 baths, generous reno’s! Asking $336,400 CA0138755 EXC. FAMILY BILEVEL … Great Victoria Park location! Very well maintained 1360 sq. ft. home, awesome yard. Spacious, bright LR/DR. Lovely kitchen, MF laundry. Huge master, en suite. Dev. bsmt., hobby room. Huge private yard, alley access. 21.5’x26’ htd. garage + more! Asking $319,900 CA0148802


Impressive floor plan in valleyview west! … Vaulted ceilings, gorgeous kitchen, 3 bdrms., finished FR in bsmt., 24’x22’ garage plus much more! Ask $449,900 CA0086740



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!


FIVE QUARTERS OF LAND! … Everything you need to expand, or start, your farming operation today! 775 acres +/– and of which 684 +/– are farmable. Two beautiful, well-cared-for houses on the property, out buildings, quonset. Good high PR ICE! massive 113’x180’ producing water throughout, NEW shop w/in-floor heat. Nicely located about 45 min. east of Camrose on Hwy 26, just south of Viking. This is one piece you may want to have a look at before it’s gone! Ask $4,075,000 CA0142912


WONDER F UL BUNGALOW ON QUIET TREE-LINED STREET … 3+1 bdrm., 3 baths, vinyl windows on upper, hardwood LR. Sunroom, single attach. garage. Fully fin. w/lge., full fenced yard w/additional space for your dream garage! CA0144056 Asking $283,500 WELCOME HOME! ... Lovely multi-level w/MF master, open concept living, hardwood/tile floors, 4 bdrm., 2 baths, part. fin. bsmt. 22’x24’ garage w/RV access on paved lane, fenced yard. Asking $349,900 CA0142533 5-BDRM. BUNGALOW … w/2 garages backing Chester Ronning School. Vaulted ceiling, exposed beam, fin. bsmt., some new windows. 3+2 bdrm., 3 bath incl 2-pce en suite. 18’x25’ attach., 24’x26’ detach. garage. Exc. presentation. Asking $339,900 CA0149202 W O N D E R F U L LY UPDATED BI-LEVEL … Close to Chester Ronning School and Rec. Centre. Triple pane upper windows, updated baths, new high eff. furnace, vinyl plank in bsmt. and totally updated kitchen! 2+2 bed w/2 bed, 22’x24’ garage and large mature fenced yard. Asking $299,900 CA0146458 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 $329,900 CA0132421 EXC. CONDO OVERLOOKING JUBILEE PARK … You’ll love park views, walking trails! Blocks from city centre. Beautiful open design, vaulted ceilings, awesome loft, huge bright windows, superb balcony. Lovely kitchen, gorgeous LR, cozy gas FP, 3 baths, spacious master, a/c. Htd. garage just steps from elevator! CA0146607 Now only $359,900 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 $269,900 CA0137907 6-BDRM. ON QUIET STREET … close to schools, rec area. Clean, fresh w/updated laminate flooring throughout MF, cozy kitchen w/dinette area, gas FP in LR, 4-pce. main bath, 2-pce. en suite. Fin. bsmt. w/living, 3 more bdrm., 3-pce. bath, updated furnace, great utility room. Mature yard – mostly fenced w/wood deck, single drive thru garage, RV options! CA0149456 Asking $259,900 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. Now only $347,000 CA0133262 MOVE-IN READY BUNGALOW! … Lge. bright kitchen in this 1200 sq. ft. 3-bdrm. Lots of oak cabinetry w/lge. windows create open feeling to enjoy sunrise at kitchen table. LR, DR have warm hardwood flrg. to complement FP. Updates incl. vinyl siding w/extra ins., windows, soffit, facia, eavestroughs, shingles. Close to walking paths, hospital, restaurants. Asking $264,500 CA0150887


EXCELLENT DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY … on the Ring Road. 3.01 acres w/exposure to 50 Street and Camrose Drive. CA0138670 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

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 $264,500 CA0151055 SPACIOUS BUNGALOW … w/ plenty of room for whole family! LR w/wood FP, bay windows. Formal DR or flex space to suit fam. needs. Oak kitchen w/spacious dinette. 3 bdrm. up, MB has full en suite, WI closet. 2 bdrm. down, lge. rec room. Quiet area, fully fenced, mature landscaping. Asking $349,000 CA0148080 WEST FACING BALCONY … in a very clean 1146 sq. ft. adult living condo! Social room, underground parking, recycling. In suite laundry, 2 bdrm., 2 baths. Master has WI closet, en suite. Kitchen has eating bar. LR w/FP. Gas outlet on balcony. You can even have a small pet, it’s PERFECT! Asking $297,500 CA0139123 BRIGHT, WELCOMING BI-LEVEL … on lge. lot! 4 bdrm., 2 baths. Open floor plan when you walk into living/dining/kitchen area. Lge. covered deck overlooks fully landscaped oversized fenced yard w/amazing apple tree, detached dble. htd. garage. Close to all west end amenities, golf course, playground! Asking $284,900 CA0145381 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! Now only $339,900 CA0128814 GREAT VALUE IN CREEKVIEW! ... Over 1500 sq. ft. multi-level w/hardwood floors, granite. CA0141459 Asking $349,900


BUNGALOW TOWNHOUSE! … Attractive, well maintained, backing onto walking paths, green space. Open kitchen, dining, living area. High ceilings, deck access. Lge. master w/4-pce. en suite, WI closet, second bdrm., 4-pce. bath, laundry. Downstairs boasts spacious open area w/high ceilings, lge. windows, add’l. bdrm., 4-pce. bath, lots of storage. Single attch. garage. Asking $339,000 CA0139211

ACREAGES OPPORTUNITY TO HAVE THIS ACREAGE WITHIN 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 in property and home! Close to parks, trails. Asking $989,000 CA0145648 290 ACRES (4 TITLES) ON BATTLE RIVER VALLEY! … Just min. SW of Camrose. Exc. farmland, rec, building your dream home or your own private getaway! Secluded, great bldg. site w/river running through it. Grain, pasture, hay, horses, cattle. Amazing opportunity! Call now for details! CA0148521 CUSTOM BUILT 1885 SQ. FT. RAISED BUNGALOW … on 11.05 acres. 3+1 bdrm., 3 full baths, ICF bsmt. w/infloor heat, triple pane windows, HRV unit, hardwood/tile/cork flrg. + more! 24’x24’ garage, 24’x28’ htd. shop. Ideal setup for animals w/fence, x-fence, dugout. 10 min. east of Camrose, just off Hwy 26. CA0143322 Asking $659,900 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 affordable acreage 25 min. to camrose! … Private, treed w/perimeter fencing, 1000 sq. ft. home, 24’x30’ garage, older quonset/barn, 30’x90’ pole shed w/ metal cladding. Some newer windows, updated baths, cozy 10’x22’ porch. Well, septic new approx. 2002. Asking $299,900 CA0148429 EXC. 1615 SQ. FT. BUNGALOW … on 9.9 acres features good size kitchen/dining area, LR w/garden doors out to your 18’x18’ deck. Attached 24’x31’ garage w/entrance to bsmt. Second well for animals is used in summer + much more! Asking $489,900 CA0123205 QUARTER SECTION! … Enjoy country living at its finest on this beautiful, peaceful property. 5-bdrm. bungalow, open concept kitchen, dining, living areas. Stunning views! Fin. bsmt. w/lge. family room, 2 add. bdrm., 3-pce. bath. 130 acres cult. w/balance pasture, yard. Asking $949,900 CA0141122

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AFFORDABLE LIVING! … 1080 sq. ft. 2-bdrm., 2 bath mobile c/w lots of space, a good floor plan, everything you need! Covered deck, landscaped, fenced yard c/w shed for storage. Asking $68,000 CA0148605 3-BDRM. CONDO W/ GARAGE! … Close to parks, schools. Exc. design, bright open plan w/lots of windows, impressive vaulted ceilings. Open concept kitchen, dinette, spacious LR, 2 baths, MF laundry, private entrance. First home or investment, it’s a great opportunity! Asking $193,000 CA0148608 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 $224,900 TURN KEY BI-LEVEL CONDO … close to schools, downtown core. Vaulted ceilings, vinyl windows, mostly new flrg. 2 bdrm., 1.5 baths, maple cabinetry, cozy balcony. Good storage options. One parking space included. Asking $164,500 CA0149564 AFFORDABLE VERY CLE A N SENIOR CONDO … walking distance from doctor’s appt., west end restaurants, shopping! Enjoy sunrise from east facing sun room in reno’d unit w/lge. kitchen, LR. Master boasts dual closets, 4-pce. bath. Utility room has stackable washer/dryer w/room for cabinets, upright freezer or fridge. Warm inviting culture in bldg. Social room has kitchen. Games room, exercise room + more! Asking $179,000 CA0149084


COUNTRY LIVING AT ITS FINEST … in Braim subdivision, only 3 min. from Camrose! This 1270 sq. ft. bungalow features 5 bdrm., 2 baths, MF laundry, lots of space. Attach. dble. garage, htd. work shop, covered deck, fire pit area, beautifully landscaped yard + much more! Asking $449,900 CA0149249

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 QUIET LIVING FOR A LARGE FAMILY … w/ room for all the toys, animals! This 1,660’ modular home w/fully fin. bsmt. has more than enough room for everyone to enjoy their own space. 24’x32’ htd., ins. oversize shop w/11’+ ceiling is perfect for the DIY enthusiast w/projects. CA0150820 Asking $399,000 AMAZING COUNTRY LIFESTYLE, AWESOME PRIVATE SETTING! … 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 $544,900 CA0138798

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

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 $238,900 CA0137938 CUTE, QUAINT CHARACTER HOME … close to downtown, schools! 2 bdrm., one full bath, tons of charm. Mature landscaped yard w/cottage style white fence, sitting porch area, fruit trees, garage. A great opportunity! Asking $226,800 CA0145545 CUTE, CHARMING BUNGALOW … just east of downtown, walking distance to Charlie Killam. Asking $192,900 CA0145372 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 $164,900 CA0132054 MOBILE HOME ON ITS OWN LOT! … Super location in quiet cul-desac. Affordable option for first-time buyer w/ opportunity to create sweat equity by undertaking some upgrades. 910 sq. ft. w/3 bdrm., bath. Have a look! CA0138349 Asking $99,900 GREAT STARTER BUNGALOW … by schools, parks! 958 sq. ft. 2+1 bdrm. w/good location. Bright LR, cozy kitchen, dinette w/patio doors to lge. private deck. Dev. bsmt. w/lge. family/games area. Courtyard, 24’x26’ garage, alley access + more! Asking $212,900 CA0145857

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OVER 32 ACRES OF PRIME LAND READY TO BE DEVELOPED! … This fully serviced parcel in west end Camrose is now available. Look at making your own imprint in this ever evolving city. Motivated sellers ready to make a deal! Asking $2,800,000 CA0144255

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