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Vol. LXVII, No. 42  City Edition – 32 pages  Country Edition – 40 pages  September 10, 2019

Inside Who Can I Count On? Page 6 Sign Up Now Pages 12 to 14 City of Camrose Page 15 Out and About Pages 18 to 20 On the Road Pages 22 and 23 Obituaries Pages 24 and 25 Classifieds Pages 28 to 30

News Features Augustana Research Station reaches for the stars . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Local Terry Fox Run supports cancer research . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 St. Mary’s Hospital 30 years old this year . . 12 Rybalka, Team AJHL outworked European opponents. . . 21 Reflections Column by Bonnie Hutchinson. . . . 6

Flavia Robles, Northern Alberta & Territories Executive Director of the Kidney Foundation and four-year-old Mason, who suffers from kidney disease.

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Eggertson honoured at Art Walk By Murray Green

Camrose arts director Jane Cherry-Lemire marked the 24th year of the Art Walk by holding a reception at the Jeanne and Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre, Sept. 4. The Art Walk was led by the City of Camrose for the first five years. “It was decided to approach the Camrose Arts Society to see if they wished to take it over. The arts society was happy to take the helm and has worked hard to continue this great initiative,” said Jane. “Each year, we have showcased hundreds of artists in nine to 12 venues, many who have been involved since inception.” She thanked all those

who have helped make the Art Walk a success for 24 years. The artwork will be on display at the Lougheed Centre until Sept. 20. Frank Eggertson

A portrait of Frank Eggertson was unveiled to honour his contribution to the arts scene in Camrose. “Frank was a friend of mine and also served as the Camrose Arts Society president for many years. He was a drummer and a visionary. He recognized more than 20 years ago that Camrose needed a performing arts centre and set about finding ways to make that happen,” recalled Jane. “He began hounding and stalking Mayor Norm Mayer and then dean (Augustana) Roger Epp

and put together a team of like-minded people to get the ball rolling. He is one of those unsung heroes who does not receive the same recognition and he never expected it,” said Jane. “We lost Frank in 2011 after he moved to BC. It is sad to know that he never got to see his dream manifested and many people have no idea what role he played in the manifestation.” The Eggertson portrait by local artist Tommy Acosta will hang on the wall near the stairs of the second floor of the Lougheed Centre. “Although Frank would not have wanted a fuss made over him, we are very grateful for this wonderful gesture of recognition,” continued Jane.

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Augustana Research Station reaches for the stars By Murray Green

The University of Alberta Augustana Campus is expanding, but you may not see any changes on the Camrose landscape. The addition of classroom space and the Hesje Observatory is being built at the Augustana Miquelon Lake Research Station over this past summer and should be completed later this fall. “The new classroom will be an extension to the existing building and will be able to seat 25 students with desks and about 50 without desks,” said Dr. Glynnis Hood, manager of the research station and professor of environmental science. It was named the Hesje Observatory in honour of alumnus Brian Hesje, who made a $500,000 gift to University of Alberta Augustana Campus to help fund the construction of the telescope building and classroom space. “He wanted to support Augustana and existing infrastructure and this was impressed by the imagination and ‘out-ofthe-box’ thinking presented by Augustana. He wanted to have a big impact on learning and, with Miquelon Lake being only one of 13 dark sky preserves in Canada, this space made sense as the location of the observatory. Astronomy is one of the seven classical disciplines within liberal arts. It is the only one we don’t currently offer at Augustana,” said Sydney Tancowny, advancement communications coordinator at Augustana. The telescope that will be in the observatory is 17-inches mounted permanently in the observatory (10 metres off the ground), weighing about 50 kg. This will greatly enhance students’ learning experience when it comes to studying the universe. The addition and telescope benefits not only Augustana students, but all students and learners of all ages. “For physics and math students, this creates an opportunity to do real observing and measuring on lots of things such as star brightness, star colours and learning about the universe. It’s a great learning facility for students with an observatory and classroom together allows for a field course

Murray Green, Camrose Booster A wet summer has delayed the completion of the new Augustana classroom and observatory at Miquelon Lake.

here. We have had an astrophysics course, which has been more theoretical. This will add an observational part and experimental part to it,” said Dr. Gerhard Lotz, physics professor who is heading up the observatory portion of the project. “There have been remarkable discoveries based out of smaller student-based observatories, such as comets,” said Dr. Hood. “The huge telescopes in Hawaii and Peru often find discoveries, but the astronomers don’t have the time to seek out every one. They often rely of collaborations from others to collect the data. We could try to tie into some of those big research collaborations,” added Dr. Lotz. “It is a bit of a walk up, there is no elevator, but it will have a nice observation deck. You can get up to 10 people up there at a time,” informed Dr. Lotz. “I hope the computing science students can help us get the telescope up and running as well with analyzes.” The centre telescope is built separate from the observation deck and stairs, so it will not shake. In fact, the stand is made from cement and goes deep into the ground.

One day, he hopes to observe the telescope from his classroom in Camrose. “We have our technology learning services group working on it, to make WiFi access right to Augustana,” added Dr. Hood. Augustana staff will be able to offer new in-depth three-week courses for students, increase experiential learning opportunities, encourage senior level projects and support directed studies research initiatives across both the U of A and Augustana. “We will have more public engagements where we invite the public to listen to lectures,” added Dr. Hood. The parks staff are interested in increasing programming. In partnership with the Alberta Parks (Miquelon Lake Provincial Park) and Battle River School Division, a collaboration of outreach programming for school groups, adult education, tourists and lifelong learners – the facility will be a

benefit to the entire community. The station has hosted Grade 11 biology students from Bawlf and Grade 9 outdoor education students from Our Lady of Mount Pleasant last year, and the connection will continue to grow as groups from further away use the space as well. The U of A’s astronomy club has already visited the station twice this year to take advantage of the park’s Dark Sky Preserve. Miquelon Lake Provincial Park is a dark sky preserve, so it is an ideal place for an astronomical observatory, as there is minimal light pollution to hinder the excellent view of the night sky. This month, Dr. Glen Hvenegaard and Dr. Hood are teaching a course on research in environmental science and ecology where undergraduate students will live at the station, while investigating topics relevant to Miquelon Lake Provincial Park.

Since the installation of an All-sky Camera last fall, the station is now part of the 90-country Desert Fireball Network used to locate meteorites to study them. One such occurrence happened just recently, on Sept. 1. Augustana has a portable telescope with excellent optics and an equatorial motorized mount. It will be used to photograph night sky objects to share with the world. Another portable telescope, dubbed “Luther” to honour the heritage of Augustana, is handmade by two Augustana students as part of a directed study course. It is on an altazimuth mount and is not motorized, but it is simple to use for viewing the night sky. Future plans are to expand courses in astronomy to make use of the new observatory tower, domed telescope and portable telescope.

Murray Green, Camrose Booster University of Alberta Augustana Campus staff Glynnis Hood, Sydney Tancowny and Gerhard Lotz watched the beginning of construction back in late July.

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RCMP investigate armed robbery By Murray Green

Killam RCMP responded to an armed robbery at the Hardisty Community Drug Mart on Sept. 3 at about 11:40 a.m. According to police, a female entered the building with a knife demanding pharmaceutical drugs. The suspect female is described to be heavyset around 200 to 220 pounds, between 5’6” and 5’8” in

height, with dark brown hair in a bun, wearing a dark green ball cap, a black hoodie, blue jeans and a pink face shield. Her skin was described as a medium complexion. She spoke with a thick English accent, while making demands. The suspect female fled the store on foot carrying a plastic grocery bag, but was not located by police. Killam RCMP are

At last count in 2013, the town was 75 per cent of the way to its goal. Preliminary results from a more recent count suggest the town is even closer, with its carbon footprint down by another 22 per cent. Four things they’ve learned: 1. Start with hope. The man who was inspired to convince the community to reduce its carbon footprint began by telling neighbours about a town in the UK who had reduced its carbon footprint. To his surprise, neighbours bought in. 2. Start small. Enthusiastic neighbours began by convincing others to switch to LED light bulbs. They started trading ideas about how to reduce household carbon footprint. 3. Build momentum. One couple was renovating, and decided to research green technology. Others caught on. A big jump came when the community hall was renovated. Its carbon footprint was reduced by 96 per cent and its need for purchased energy by 91 per cent – not only an environmental benefit, but a cost saving to the whole town. 4. Celebrate every improvement. One woman said, “This community celebrates everything – every little accomplishment, it doesn’t matter how small. And it celebrates together. It’s a wonderful way to live.” One day when I didn’t even know I was thinking about it, a thought flitted into my mind. I hesitate even to “say” it out loud, it’s so far-fetched. But here it is. What if every city, town and county or municipal district became...self-sufficient in food? Self-sufficient in energy? And had a zero environmental footprint? What if? When I began to imagine what would happen for the province and country and even world if every community took this on, my mind started reverberating. I began to think it’s possible to turn around the planetary damage that is not just looming, but already happening. Do I know how to make this happen? No. But I do know one thing. The starting point is, we have to decide.

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Back in 1993, as a chain smoker from the age of 14, I was “planning” to quit smoking. I picked a specific date. In the weeks before that date, I asked everyone I knew who’d quit smoking how they did it. I heard lots of helpful techniques, but the most useful comment came from my brother. He said, “You’re not ready.” I acknowledged that might be accurate. Then he said, “You have to decide. That’s it. All the stuff about the patch, or cigarettes without nicotine – that’s just BS. You have to decide. And once you decide, that’s it. That’s how you quit.” He was right. And I did. So, we’re addicted to stuff that turns out to be bad for us, like cigarettes, which at one time had even medical doctors promoting them (really – I’ve seen the ads) and corporations trying to trash the evidence that smoking harms people’s health. Now we’re collectively addicted to stuff that turns out to be harmful to the planet that’s the only home our species has. Corporations and others are trying to trash the evidence that says we have a problem and we might have to change in ways that will likely cause discomfort or even pain while we adjust. We can’t count on governments or corporations to solve this. We have to decide. And we can more likely influence our own communities than impact governments or corporations. They will follow when they perceive it to be in their self-interest. ***

Like the little town of Eden Mills, once we decide, we will begin to figure out how, one step at a time. We can start small, build momentum and celebrate small and then larger successes. Wayne Gretzky famously said, “You miss 100 per cent of the shots you don’t take.” We have nothing to lose by deciding to give it a shot. ***

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By Arnold Malone

One of the great advantages of plastics is also the cause of its worst problem. Plastic is durable. It does not easily break down and so it exists far beyond its intended use. Moreover, many plastic items are used for only a few short minutes, such as shopping bags, takeout coffee lids and soda straws. When North America was first discovered, had those explorers arrived with plastic water bottles, those bottles would still be around today. It takes between 450 years to never for plastic to break down. Throwaway plastic ends up as garbage in our urban dumps and pollutes the oceans. Tossing out a soda straw may seem like an innocent act until we recognize that there are trillions upon trillions of them. In the Pacific Ocean, there are many plastic islands. The largest one is about halfway between Hawaii and California and it measures 1.6 million square kilometres. It is estimated that the collection of plastic in that gathering is 80,000 metric tons, representing 1.8 trillion pieces of plastic. Researchers indicate that these islands are rapidly expanding. Every year, eight billion kilos of plastic enter the oceans. Sunlight, wind, waves and heat break plastic into smaller and smaller bits. These tiny particles of plastic are mistaken for food by sea life and can be ingested. Nearly 700 species are negatively affected by plastic, including some endangered ones. Research is underway where tanks containing much higher concentrations of plastic particles are being studied for the longterm impact on marine life. Micro particles of plastic are so prevalent that they are even found in honey. Almost all of the ocean plastics enter the ocean from rivers. Fifteen of the 20 most plastic polluting rivers are in Asia; the worst is in Malaysia. Using nets to catch and collect plastic is not the answer. Nets cause entanglement for fish and other sea life and restrict water navigation. However, three young Dutch women have recently developed and perfected an amazing system for collecting plastic trash in rivers. It is called The Great Bubble Barrier. Whitewater kayak enthusiasts know how to ferry a river and will easily understand the concept of angling from one side of the river to the other. What these ladies did on Netherlands rivers was to lay a plastic pipe diagonally on the floor of the river. This pipe had rows of holes drilled on the top of the pipe and then forced air was pumped into one end. Plastic floating on the river met this angled row of vigorous bubbles and was directed to a catchment on the other side of the river. More than 80 per cent of the plastic was captured before entering the ocean. These Dutch researchers were able to collect 86,000 tons of plastic annually from a country that already has a superb collection and recycling program. They are hoping that this system will soon be adopted in Asia. This practise does not impair the movement of fish or ships. Norway, using high value deposits and well placed collection units, recovers 97 per cent of plastic bottles. The other good news is that plastics used for packaging can be forced by law to be recyclable or made of biodegradable plastic. Scooping up and hauling ocean plastics and controlling river movement of plastics is a secondary resort. The primary resort is all of us. We need to determine what families of plastics should be used on what products and, importantly, how we citizens manage plastic at the end of its useful life. Plastics are here to stay, but a great deal more needs to be done to control the types of plastics being used, along with new standards for managing the final use.

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Buffalo Roadshow held at Lougheed Centre By Murray Green

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The 39th annual Terry Fox Run is a great activity for community members to stay in shape and raise funds for cancer research. Terry Fox Run organizer Anne McIntosh is hoping for a large turnout this year to support the worth while cause. The run (walk or ride) will take place at the Stoney Creek Centre beginning at 11 a.m. on Sept. 15. Registration starts at 10 a.m. and is held until minutes before start time. You can participate in either three, five or 10 kilometre distances. The run allows bicycles, roller blades and dogs. Anne was on the organizing committee in Camrose last year, but this is her first year as the run chair, taking over from long-time organizer Ingrid Urberg. “I remember my mom taking me and my siblings to the Terry Fox run in Edmonton when we were younger and how important it was to follow in the footsteps of Terry Fox. I was motivated to get more involved in organizing the run after losing my mother, Heather, to cancer last summer,” revealed Anne. Terry Fox Run pledge sheets may be obtained online at Receipts will be issued by the Terry Fox Foundation for anyone who makes a donation of $20 or more. There is no registration fee and no charge for participating. In the past, Terry Fox Run in Camrose has attracted between 75 and 100 participates, depending on weather. “We would like more than 100 this year and that is our goal,” added Anne. The Terry Fox Run was initiated in 1980 when Terry Fox began his Marathon of Hope for cancer research. Beginning at the shore of the Atlantic in St. John’s on

April 12, Terry’s efforts won over Canadians from coast to coast. “We need your help. The people in cancer clinics all over the world need people who believe in miracles. I am not a dreamer and I am not saying that this will initiate any kind of definitive answer or cure to cancer. But, I believe in miracles. I have to,” said Terry Fox, in a letter to Canadians in 1979 prior to his Marathon of Hope. “The night before my amputation, my former basketball coach brought me a magazine with an article on an amputee who ran in the New York Marathon. It was then I decided to meet this new challenge head on and not only overcome my disability, but conquer it in such a way that I could never look back and say it disabled me. But I soon realized that would only be half my quest, for as I went through the 16 months of the physically and emotionally draining ordeal of chemotherapy, I was rudely awakened by the feelings that surrounded and coursed through the cancer clinic. There were faces with the brave smiles, and the ones who had given up smiling. There were feelings of hopeful denial, and the feelings of despair. My quest would not be a selfish one. I could not leave knowing these faces and feelings would still exist, even though I would be set free from mine. Somewhere the hurting must stop…and I was determined to take myself to the limit for this cause. From the beginning the going was extremely difficult, and I was facing chronic ailments foreign to runners with two legs in addition to the common physical strains felt by all dedicated athletes. For more information contact Anne McIntosh at or call 780-679-1198.

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Back home on the farm we learned to watch where we stepped. Today, if we walk in the Bullrush Park it is getting like that

because some people don’t pick up after their pets. We saw a pile right beside the plastic bag dispenser. At another place it looked like the dog was not allowed to finish the job in

one place. What a drag that must have been! You can bet your rubber boots we will hear more about this. Jeffrey Strandquist, Camrose


Submitted Camrose Terry Fox Run chair Anne McIntosh, son Leo Schinkinger and past chair Ingrid Urberg celebrated at the run last year. They encourage more people to participate on Sept. 15.

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RCMP make arrests in Hay Lakes By Murray Green

Camrose RCMP received a complaint of an armed robbery that occurred at a Tempo gas station in Hay Lakes, Sept. 3. One male suspect wearing a balaclava demanding cash and cigarettes, robbed the gas station using bear spray stealing the cash register with an undisclosed amount of cash. A female store clerk was bear sprayed during the robbery. The suspect male left in a white diesel truck. Camrose, Wetaskiwin and Leduc RCMP members responded. The female store clerk was treated by EMS and transported to Camrose hospital with non life threatening injuries and received medical treatment. Camrose RCMP members were advised of a vehicle fire on Range Road 213, a short distance from Hay Lakes. They attended that location and a white Ford diesel truck was burning out of control. Witnesses advised a bald Caucasian male was observed in area operating the white truck being followed by an older model dark colored GMC half ton truck with another bald Caucasian male driving and an unknown passenger. RCMP air services assisted in the search, while Camrose Police Service assisted in locating the suspects inside the City of Camrose and all three suspects, two males and one female were arrested without incident. All three individuals are known to each other.

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Substance (Methamphetamine) and Possession of Break-in Instruments. One was charged with Arson and another with Breach of release condition. All three subjects were brought before a Justice of the Peace. They are to appear in provincial court in Camrose on Sept. 25.

You are invited to attend the

Annual Meeting of Centra Cam Vocational Training Association

Where: Centra Cam Main Facility 5502-46 St., Camrose


Wed., September 18, 7:00 pm

Please RSVP to Mandy, Michele or Karen at 780-672-9995 or at by September 13th, 2019

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Nurses celebrate grad with pinning ceremony

This puppy is for me

My niece and nephew came to visit for a weekend this summer. We quickly noted how rapidly our 18-month-old nephew was moving around, so we cleared off the bottom half of the refrigerator, located and removed all marbles from the house and closed bedroom doors to block off small toys left on the loose. It turned out that it was great preparation for the puppy we adopted a few days later. It is surprising how much having a puppy is like having a toddler around; I am always checking what is in her mouth. I was hoping that finding a puppy to adopt would be a natural process, that a neighbour’s dog would have puppies or we would be driving in the country and see a sign saying “puppies to give away. Inquire within.” (I had actually started to look for signs like that.) But this wasn’t the case, so we made a list detailing ideas for how to find a puppy. Call local shelters. Call the pound. Ask our veterinarian. Look on the Internet. Ask anyone we know who has a dog. Go to parks and locate puppies; ask owners where they got their puppy. Yup, things were getting a bit desperate as the end of summer loomed. Then I chatted with my sister-in-law about our puppy search and later that day, she was searching for dogs on the computer as well, texting me photos of would-be new members of our family. One of these photos led to us visiting an animal shelter in the area. One particular fuzzball caught our eye, and we felt like we couldn’t possibly leave there without her. Soon we were back in town, picking up puppy food, a collar, leash, and yeah, we definitely needed some toys for her to chew. It turns out that people have a surprising reaction when they hear that you have adopted a pet from an animal shelter. Even though our puppy does not appear to have been neglected or mistreated, people say “Nice!” or “That is so great” on learning where she came from. This sort of makes me feel like they think we have been rescuing street urchins or somehow contributing to making the world a better place for all; we just wanted a puppy. The next morning, I watched some videos and began daily training sessions. I was worried that it would be hard to choose a name, with children involved. There must be enough pets named Fluffy in the world already (no offence to pets named Fluffy). But she had some dark colouring on her face and throat, which my husband thought looked like a Shadow. And then the kids pointed out that she had been following us around, well, like a Shadow. And that was it. My husband rented some equipment, purchased materials and spent two days creating an outdoor enclosure where she can still play in the grass, but be safe from coyotes when we go to town. We placed her inside, closed the gate and as we walked toward the house, my daughter said our puppy had gotten her head and paw out of the square mesh. Hmmm. We watched from the house as she proceeded to pop her head and two front legs out, and then kicked and wiggled until her back legs were out as well. I guess that can be her space…when she is bigger and can’t fit through the holes. Then school was fast approaching. My children went for a sleep-over at my parents’ house and my husband had been called out to work, so I made applesauce. The house was unnaturally quiet. I had a little the-summer-isending and I’m-really-going-to-miss-my-kids cry, while burrowing my face into our puppy’s fur. Dogs can be so understanding. Then it dawned on me that this whole time I had been picturing the excitement on the kids’ faces when we brought home a puppy, the fun they would have playing together. I was imagining that this new addition was for them, but no, it turns out that this puppy is for me too.

Murray Green, Camrose Booster Faculty of nursing instructor Sandra Carless presents a reward to graduates during the pinning ceremony. By Murray Green

The University of Alberta Faculty of Nursing After-Degree Program held a pinning ceremony for 15 nursing graduates from the Camrose site, at the Jeanne and Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre on Aug. 13. All of the graduates either relocated or commuted to Camrose for this twoyear intensive program. “We are infinitely proud of you and wish you a future of success. We know you are going to do great things because you already have. Nursing is more than the pin you are going to receive today. It is a symbol of everything you have to look forward to in the future,” said Christy Raymond, associate dean of undergraduate programs. The after-degree nursing program started in 2006. “I decided to talk to my sister, who’s pinning ceremony I attended 47 years ago. And she is still nursing. Based on her

advice, I encourage you to always remember why you chose nursing as a profession. After 47 years, what keeps her going, is the feeling of joy she still gets in helping and caring for the person behind the patient,” said Kim Misfeldt, vice dean, Augustana Campus. A pinning ceremony is a symbolic welcoming of newly graduated nurses into the nursing profession. The new nurses are presented with nursing pins by the faculty of the nursing school, but more often, a loved one chosen by the graduate. The nurses recited the Nightingale Pledge based on the 1873 original pledge after the ceremony. The graduates were Ma Mae-Beth Acain, Melissa Altin, Jocelyn Bamford, Ryan Bell, Andrea Cunningham, Ijeoma Ezekeke, Michelle Gomke, Jenny Kisac, Jesse Lang, Paige Lucas, Bhumiben Patel, Erin Schram, Jennifer Voegtlin, Sandra Williamson and Ashley Wilton.

“All of us strangers became a support system for one another. We shared the load of nursing school together. Companionship and compassion filled the classroom. We were told that we wouldn’t be leaving nursing school the same as we came into it. That is true. We have all been changed by the experiences, but for the best,” said student Ezekeke. “We have a bright future ahead of us. We have gained knowledge through nursing school to allow our trees (foundation) to grow taller and stronger. We have grown and will become leaders in the places we go to,” added student Bamford. “By being a nurse, we are helping the community. By helping one person, we are making a big difference. Behind us are memories, beside us are friends and before us are dreams,” said student Patel.

Laurel Nadon Photo Derek, Elizabeth and Dawson Nadon with Shadow at Dinosaur Provincial Park.

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St. Mary’s Hospital 30 years old this year

780-672-0141 FALL 2019 SCHEDULE Registration will OPEN via Eventbrite on September 14, at 9:00 am.

All programs are FREE!

The Eventbrite link is on our Facebook page. Please use it to register.

PROGRAMS AND PLAYGROUPS FOR FAMILIES AND CAREGIVERS OF CHILDREN 0 TO 6 YEARS OLD. Facilitated groups provide a great opportunity for parents with young children to meet other parents, access information and resources, while spending quality time with their children.

Programs for Families with Infants & Toddlers Programs


Curious Cuties



This program is for parents to enjoy social time with other families, discuss baby related topics and to be introduced to various community resources and programs. You will learn songs, rhymes and other developmental activities to do with your babies!

Age Group: Birth to 1 year “Drop-in”

Camrose Community Health (5510 46 Ave.)

Fridays: September 20 - December 13

10:00 - 11:00 am

A weekly group for new mothers to connect with one another, share experiences and learn about and practice self-care. Discussions will focus on the experiences and needs of new mothers who may be concerned about or experiencing anxiety, stress, Mothers First or Post Partum Depression (PPD). Childcare and snacks provided. Age Group: For new mothers Camrose Family Resource Centre, Mondays: October 7, 21, 28, November 4, 18, 25, 1:30 - 2:30 pm Downtown Location (4870 51 St.) December 2, 9 Join a Certified Infant Massage Teacher, who will teach the healing art of infant massage to parents and caregivers. Research studies have shown many positive short term and long term benefits of nurturing touch and infant massage, not only for babies but their caregivers as well! • Promotes secure attachment, self-esteem and respect Infant Massage • Reduces stress Age Group: • Improves sleeping patterns 3 weeks to • Relief from constipation, gas, and colic pre-crawling • Healthy physical development for your infant • Enhances neurological development Mondays: Camrose Library, 10:30 - 11:30 am Irving Room (4710 50 Ave.) October 7, 21, 28, November 4 Through songs, stories and games, you will learn an exciting way to help your children communicate. There are so many benefits to Baby Signing signing with your children. Time Age Group: Mondays: Camrose Library, 10:30 - 11:30 am 6 months to 2 years Irving Room (4710 50 Ave.) November 18, 25, December 2, 9, 16


hospital from its start until present day. We may give tours or have demonstrations,” explained Karen. “We are going to have a contest called Name the Dinosaur where people have to name staff from pictures taken 20 or more years ago. We have quite a few staff who worked at the old hospital. I remember carrying over supplies to the new hospital. Where the helipad is now was about the entrance of the old hospital,” shared Karen. Previous staff, board members and guests will be invited to attend the celebration. The hospital mascot, a teddy bear, will have its named revealed at the event. “We want people to see what St. Mary’s does and celebrate both the 95 and 30 years of milestones,” said Karen. In 1920, Father M. J. Schnitzler, the first resident priest in Camrose, with the support of Dr. Nordbye, a leading physician, proposed to the town council the establishment of a hospital that would be managed by a congregation of women. Their proposal was adopted and Father Schnitzler was appointed to negotiate for religious sisters and he applied to the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul in Kingston for their help. It wasn’t until 1923, during the time of his successor, father P. Harrington, that negotiations were completed. The hospital was officially opened on Oct. 24, 1924. In 1923, St. Mary’s Hospital Camrose received full approval by the College of Physicians and Surgeons and maintained this status until 1945, when it was lost due to the depletion of doctors required for the war effort.

Programs for Families - Daytime Wednesday Morning Drop-In Playgroup 0 to 6 years

Friday Morning Drop-In Playgroup 0 to 6 years

This facilitated playgroup offers active play in the field house followed by group games then a circle time with songs, finger plays, rhymes and stories. After, you can join us in the Discovery Room for crafts and other activities! Bring a water bottle and wear comfy clothes. **The Discovery Room portion will end when we move from the Community Centre.** Wednesdays: Camrose Community Centre 10:00 - 11:30 am Field House (4516 54 St.) September 25 - December 11 (No session October 9) Come join us for open physical activity play, games, songs, stories, music, finger plays, and nursery rhymes! Fridays: Camrose Community Centre 10:00 - 11:00 am Field House (4516 54 St.) September 27 - December 13 (No session October 25)

Drop-in Partner Programs with Camrose Public Library

We are very excited to continue to collaborate with the Camrose Public Library and their preschool programs over the fall months. Tuesdays: Books and Bounces Camrose Public Library September 17 - December 3 10:00 - 10:45 am (4710 50 Ave.) Age Group: 0 to 1 years (Parent Link attends 1st and 3rd Tuesdays) Concept Corner Camrose Public Library Tuesdays: 2:00 - 2:45 pm (4710 50 Ave.) September 24 - December 10 Age Group: 3 to 5 years Tales for Twos and Threes Age Group: 2 to 3 years

Camrose Public Library (4710 50 Ave.)

Thursdays: September 26 - December 12

11:00 - 11:45 am

Programs for Families – Evening and Weekends Thursday Night Free Play 0 to 6 years


Covenant Health St. Mary’s Hospital Camrose will be celebrating 95 years of community service and 30 years from the current facility on Friday, Sept. 27 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. A grand opening was held on June 23, 1989 beside the old hospital that featured wings built in 1924, 1949 and 1969. “Even though the building is now 30 years old, I still consider this the new hospital. I worked in the old hospital and then moved over to the new hospital. In the grand scheme of things, this hospital has served the community well,” said Karen Burton, one of the organizers from Team Collaboration at St. Mary’s. “We are the hub of so many things. We call this building Reuben because is both rural and urban based. We tell our new hires that if they can work at St. Mary’s, you can work anywhere because you learn both rural and urban situations,” said Karen. The community is invited for a barbecue in front of the building. “We are going to set up a tent in the far visitors’ parking lot for a free community event with a barbecue, cake and have community leaders out there greeting and talking with people,” said Kendra Ferguson, volunteer and foundation coordinator. “We have reached out to STARS and the stroke ambulance to see if they would be willing to give tours that day or display ambulances that day. It is possible they can’t make it because of what is happening on that day,” added Kendra. “We want to set up a table with archives of information on the history of the

#3 Community Centre, (Second Floor) 4516-54 Street, Camrose AB T4V 4W7

Dadventures Age Group: 0 to 6 years

Super Saturday Age Group: 0 to 6 years “Drop-in”

Twin Time For families with twins. “Drop-in” MUST PRE-REGISTER

By Murray Green

-A Parent Link Centre-

Santa’s Workshop Age Group: 0 to 6 years

The indoor Playground and Discovery room are open late for playtime! **The location will change once we move. Watch for further information on our website and Facebook page.** Thursdays: Camrose Community Centre 4:30 - 7:30 pm Indoor Playground & Discovery Room September 19 - December 12 Calling all dads, grandads, and awesome uncles with children 0 to 6 years! Bring your kids for an evening of adventures and exploring! We will have a variety of activities and supplies for all age groups at each session. Snacks provided. Fridays: TBA 6:00 - 7:30 pm October 4, November 8, December 6 A SUPER way to spend a Saturday is to join us for a special themed day at the Centre! There will be crafts, activities, stories and more! There will be a different theme each month. **The location will change once we move. Watch for further information on our website and Facebook page!** Camrose Community Centre One Saturday per month: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Indoor Playground & Discovery Room October 5, November 2, December 7 A time for parents of twins to connect with each other, share advice, and enjoy some adult interaction. Coffee, juice, and cookies will be available. **The location will change once we move. Watch for further information on our website and Facebook page.** Camrose Community Centre One Saturday each month: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Indoor Playground & Discovery Room October 19, November 16, December 14 Come join us as we sing, celebrate, create and explore the tastes, smells, sounds and sights of Christmas. Through crafts, songs, sensory activities, and stories, families will play together to enjoy all the excitement the season has to bring. Wednesdays: TBA 6:30 - 7:30 pm November 27, December 4, 11

See page 13 for our parenting programs! Check out our Facebook page for more information.

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Phone 780-673-9213

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780-672-0141 FALL 2019 – PARENTING PROGRAMS

Jane (Odegard) Beck has been instrumental and active in her family business, The Lefse House, for many years.

All programs are FREE!

Registration will OPEN via Eventbrite on September 14, at 9:00 am. The Eventbrite link is on our Facebook page. Please use it to register.

PROGRAMS AND PLAYGROUPS FOR FAMILIES AND CAREGIVERS OF CHILDREN 0 TO 6 YEARS OLD. Facilitated groups provide a great opportunity for parents with young children to meet other parents, access information and resources, while spending quality time with their children.

Parenting Programs for Expectant Families Programs


Welcome to Parenthood© Expectant parents.



This program is ideal for the soon-to-be new parents. We provide you with valuable information about infants, care and development, hands-on resources, community support information and a Baby Kit filled with special gifts and supplies to help you transition into parenthood. Sessions are one-on-one so we can answer any questions you have about anything to do with babies. We will support you through your first few months of your journey and beyond if requested. On-going: Call Kim to arrange an appointment. 780-672-0141




Parenting Programs for Families with 0-12 year olds Is your child a picky eater? Does the dinner table often turn into a battlefield? If you have ever experienced mealtime struggles when feeding your child this session is for you! Join a discussion with other parents, a pediatric Occupational Therapist (OT) and a Registered Dietitian (RD) to explore the many reasons behind mealtime struggles and find strategies that will help your child and family. **Childcare available.**

Goodbye Mealtime Struggles For parents of children 6 months to 5 years.

Supporting Your Child Through Communication Challenges For parents of children 6 months to 5 years.

Camrose Family Resource Centre, Downtown Location (4870 51 St.)

Wednesday: September 25 OR Tuesday: November 19

Sept. 25: 12:30 - 2:30 pm OR Nov. 19: 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Find out how modelling, routines and technology can help your child develop his or her communication skills. **Childcare and light lunch provided.** Camrose Family Resource Centre, Downtown Location (4870 51 St.)

Wednesdays: October 2, 9, 16

6:00 - 8:00 pm


For families with children of any age.

Family Transitions is a program for divorced or separated parents. It gives you new ways to help protect your child - and yourself - from the fallout of a family split. At Family Transitions sessions, your Triple P provider will give you new ideas, techniques and strategies to help you through the day-to-day dramas and ongoing trauma of your situation. These ideas can help you cope with stress, anger and change, resolve conflict, and communicate better with your ex. **Childcare and light lunch provided.** Tuesdays: October 29, November 5, 12, 19, 26


Triple P Group For families with children 2-12 years of age.

For families with children 2-12 years of age.

Where would you like to go? Jane and Jason Beck

Jason: 780-608-6536

12:00 - 2:15 pm

Group Triple P is a great opportunity to meet other parents in similar situations, other parents who’ll support you and share stories with you. From the start, you’ll be given tips and suggestions to fit the needs of your family. You’ll see scenes from the Every Parent’s Survival Guide DVD, which shows you how the ideas work in real life. And your workbook will give you the tools and information you need to start positive parenting right away at home. Your Triple P provider will guide you every step of the way and even provide backup phone support as you put your new skills into practice. **Childcare and supper provided.** Camrose Family Resource Centre, Downtown Location (4870 51 St.)

Discussion Group

Following their passions for travel the couple, married since 2010, are setting sail on an exciting new journey in the personal and corporate travel business.

Jane: 587-322-0441

Triple P Parenting Programs for Families with 0-12 year olds Triple P Transitions

Jason Beck, husband and finishing carpenter, is well known for his impressive talent in the construction field.

Tuesdays: October 8, 15, 22, 29, November 26

5:00 - 7:15 pm

In a relaxed group session, your facilitator will provide tips and suggestions for dealing with common parenting struggles. You’ll see short video clips showing other parents successfully dealing with the same issues and you’ll be encouraged to share your thoughts with the other parents in the group, if you wish to. You will also receive a take-home workbook at each session with simple exercises and information to help you try your new strategies at home. **Childcare and supper provided at 5:30 pm.** October 28 - Dealing with Disobedience; November 4 - Hassle Free Shopping; November 25 - Managing Fighting and Aggression; December 2 - Developing Good Bedtime Mondays: October 28, November 4, 25, December 2


5:30 - 8:30 pm

See page 12 for our family programs! Check out our Facebook page for more information.

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6th ANNUAL ÉCCHS (Formerly CCHS)

FEEL GREAT! • • • • •

Retired Staff

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in the ÉCCHS Staff Room Please RSVP by Monday, September 16 to Eva or Lori at 780.672.4416 Extension 6701 or email

Infant nutrition classes offered By Murray Green

Local parents who have questions about feeding their growing baby, have access to a free infant nutrition class offered by Alberta Health Services (AHS). Led by a registered dietitian, the two-hour workshop highlights why babies need to start on iron-rich foods at six months, how to start introducing solid foods and why progressing to different food textures is important. Parents are encouraged to bring babies to the class, which focuses on creating a positive feeding relationship. Infant nutrition classes are now offered in 29 communities across AHS Central Zone. AHS dietitians answer questions and show parents how to make their own baby food using a variety of kitchen tools they may already have at home. Parents learn how to prepare vegetables, fruit, meat and meat alternatives using a number of different tools, including hand mixers, food mills and food processors. The class ends with a taste test to compare storebought baby foods, and homemade baby foods for taste and texture. Infant nutrition classes will be offered in Camrose on Sept. 12 and Nov. 21 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Camrose Community Health Centre, 5510-46 Avenue. For more information and to register, call 780-679-2980.






with one year contract of $50/month


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Cancel anytime with one-month notice Free fitness classes and yoga with membership!


SENIORS SPECIAL 65+ $19/month

Tuesday, September 17, 7:30 p.m.

Allows you use of full facilities daily 10:00 am to 2:30 pm


CCHS Band Room (6205-48 Avenue, Camrose – follow the signs to the band room) WHO?

Anyone who can read music and play a band instrument (except for percussion, you supply your own instrument) HOW MUCH?

$60 from September to June (Rental fees apply for percussion) WHAT IS IT?

The community band is a non-auditioned group playing a variety of band music

Childcare 24/month


Student 8-month plan $ 44/month

Private area for women only

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participants better manage their condition. The session is offered to people at risk of developing diabetes, as well as those who have been diagnosed with pre-diabetes or Type 2 diabetes. It will be held Sept. 12, 19, 26 and Oct. 3 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Camrose Public Library. For more information and to register to attend, call 1-877-314-6997.

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Camrose Kodiaks coach Clayton Jardine will lead the team into the 201920 Alberta Junior Hockey League season after taking over from long-time leader Boris Rybalka. “It’s been fun and I’m learning by fire, which has been positive. I’m teaching a couple of new systems, but for the most part it is the message that we are going to be the hardest working team in the league,” said an excited Clayton. “I spent four special years here where I went from a boy to a man. It is a dream come true to return as coach and it is nice to see familiar faces around town as well,” he added. “The biggest thing is the dream and get back here. It took a couple years to work it out, finish my masters and I coached in Kindersley. You look at the facilities, sponsorship and volunteers, its top five in Canada. I know because I’ve been to most of the rinks in Canada when I scouted in Division 3,” said Clayton. “I enjoyed the experience in Kindersley, but the volunteers weren’t there. I was coach and general manager, so it was a lot of learning. It seemed there was so much to do that the last thing was coaching. It is a lot of work for one person and here I have Boris to help and I can concentrate on coaching.” General manager Rybalka will be assisting on the ice, as well as asso-

ciate coaches Richard Petiot, Brad Huolt, Doug Fleck and Allen York. “You can’t hope for a better guy to learn from than Boris. I learned a lot as a player and now coaching and I’ll use his knowledge over time. Assistant coaches approached Boris to help me. It is great to have former Kodiaks and Camrose people helping with coaching. They understand the community and the organization. They have a lot of experience. We are all young and want players to get to the next level. We are all passionate about it.” Clayton has high expectations for the team this year. “We will lean on our experienced players. We have five 20-year-olds and we have three players that just played at a very high level in Russia, so we have a lot of good players that can step up,” said coach. “We have a lot of hard working players, but most of all they have heart and we saw that in the last exhibition game against Drayton Valley where they came back. We have the goalie and defence and our hard working forwards. We want other teams to think about the Kodiaks when we come to their town. It won’t be an easy game.” The team is expected to get down to 24 players by today. When asked about other teams outshooting the Kodiaks, he had this to say, “It is a case of the players learning the systems

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To maintain and improve the City’s water quality. To improve water flow and pressure in the water distribution system. To reduce bacterial growth, restore disinfectant residual, and improve water colour. Unidirectional Flushing uses 40% less water than traditional flushing programs due to increased water velocity. 5. In addition to scouring the water pipes, the UDF Program also gives the City the opportunity to check, exercise, and maintain all water valves and hydrants. This year’s UDF program began July 25, 2019, starting with Zone A (in Area 2) and will continue for 2-3 months. Water service should not be disrupted during the flushing process. There may be a slight drop in pressure or a presence of discolouration in the water from the minerals and sediments being flushed from the pipes. If a discolouration is noticed, please turn the tap off for 15 minutes and flush from your bathtub tap until the water is clear. If there are any questions or concerns in regards to the Unidirectional Flushing Program please feel free to contact Emily Baum at the City of Camrose Engineering Department at 780-672-4428. For additional information please visit the City of Camrose website at

and not questioning themselves. It is a little different style of what some players are used to.” In exhibition play, Camrose beat Drayton Valley 2-1, lost 7-4 to Drayton Valley, lost 5-3 to Drum-

heller and won 5-4 over Drumheller. Camrose opens the regular season at home with the Olds Grizzlys on Sept. 13 and the Brooks Bandits on Sept. 14. After a three game road tour, Camrose hosts the AJHL Showcase


weekend on Sept. 27 and 28. Camrose is the away team on Friday against Bonnyville and then hosts the Fort McMurray Oil Barons on Sept. 28. All games in the Encana Arena begin at 7 p.m.

Murray Green, Camrose Booster Sergey Ryutin, left, and Alex Kwong paint Camrose landmarks onto the wall in the Lions Centennial Park to honour the City’s past. Buildings include the Bailey Theatre, Candler Art Gallery, Alice Hotel, Camrose Courthouse, CIBC and Camrose United Church. The wall mural was to be completed on Sept. 8.

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Good-bye and thank you

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By Kevin Sorenson, MP, Battle River-Crowfoot

It is with a very heavy heart that I write the last column of my 19-year career as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Battle River-Crowfoot. Since first being elected in 2000, I have been submitting my bi-weekly column to all local weekly newspapers. I am extremely grateful to those papers who consistently ran the column, which allowed me to regularly connect with my constituents. I thank each of you for giving me the opportunity to circulate important information and provide critiques on government legislation and polices, the economic well-being of the country or international affairs. I have endeavoured to continually provide timely facts and figures, which I believe is crucial for constituents be informed about the state of federal affairs. Early on in my Parliamentary career, I learned that I needed to reach out to constituents through various means and as often as possible. While nothing can replace the importance and pleasure of meeting with constituents in person at community events or in my constituency office; columns, quarterly Reports from Parliament, letters, emails, telephone calls, and in later years, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter postings, have led to a vital exchange of ideas and information between the residents of Battle River-Crowfoot and me. Without that dialogue, I could not have adequately represented the views of my constituents in Ottawa which is the most important part of being an MP in a democratic country such as Canada. To the best of my ability, I ensured this constituency’s voice was heard in the nation’s capital. In some cases, the views of Battle River-Crowfoot residents were at odds with other parts of the country. While this was not surprising, it was rather alarming that those views were not always respected. I have always fully recognized and respected the fact that there is always going to be divergent views on a multitude of issues. And, I have appreciated that others are every bit as passionate as I in defending their position. I however, unlike members of the Liberal government, have never chastised anyone for stating their beliefs as I also respect our Constitutional right to Freedom of Speech (and thought). In the wake of one Liberal minister’s recent public rebuke of a point of view on an issue of importance to many people, I received an overwhelming number of letters, emails and phone calls. One constituent wrote, “coming under attack for such beliefs shows that the Liberal government does not believe in true free speech, but instead a freedom of speech where you can believe and say what you like, as long as it corresponds with Liberal policies and mindsets.” As I say good-bye and thank you for the honour of representing you for close to two decades, I leave you with the most important lesson I have learned: you may disagree with another’s position or point of view; you may passionately debate the merits of your point of view; but at the end of the argument, you should always respect the other person. This is a very big and diverse country where everyone is entitled to their opinions and they are entitled to state their position without fear of reprisal or condemnation. If you have any questions or concerns regarding this or previous columns you may write me at 4945-50th Street, Camrose, Alberta, T4V 1P9, call 780-608-4600, toll-free 1-800-665-4358, fax 780-608-4603 or e-mail

Murray Green, Camrose Booster The community of Round Hill held a threshing day on Sept. 1 to honour memories of old time threshing days and to show youngsters how harvest was completed years ago. Ken Wancho is on the binder and Cody Nahirniak is driving the tractor during a stooking demonstration.

Murray Green, Camrose Booster The dynamic duo of volunteers pitching are Jan Dierks and Lawrence Rude.

Murray Green, Camrose Booster Harvey Nahirniak drives this team of horses and wagon, while Kyle Nahirniak stands at their heads to calm them as the wagon is unloaded.

Murray Green, Camrose Booster A work day isn’t finished until everyone has a piece of pie. Louisa Undin and Martha Bawden offered homemade pies to customers at the threshing demo on Sept. 1.

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Buffaloes ready for big Football Day By Murray Green

Camrose Buffaloes Football will be hosting Minor Football Day on Saturday, Sept. 14. This means a fun day of activities besides a full slate of football. Guests will include some Edmonton Eskimos players and staff. Bantam

The Buffaloes are home on Sept. 14 for a game against Seahawks at 2:30 p.m.; they host the Wetaskiwin Warriors on Sept. 21 at 2:30 p.m.; they play in Fort Saskatchewan against the Falcons on Sept. 28 and then play a rematch on Oct. 6 in Fort Saskatchewan. Peewee

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Sedgewick school classes to begin this week By Murray Green

The Central High Sedgewick Public School (CHSPS) opened on Sept. 3 for high school students. Elementary and junior high students should start school on Wednesday, Sept. 11. The Aug. 14 fire on the roof caused smoke and water damage to the Bat-

tle River School Division’s school. Camp Sedgewick is progressing well. “All the units we need are now on-site. Crews are working to move desks, chairs and learning resources into each unit. Power and heat will soon be hooked up. Staff was able to access Camp Sedgewick starting on Monday, so they could

organize their classroom spaces,” said principal William Klassen. “We are required to have a complete site inspection before the Camp can open. A provincial inspector will be coming from Red Deer to do this on the morning of Tuesday, Sept. 10. We will not receive his report until later that day. We cannot confirm that we

will be good to go until we receive this approval.” The school office is currently located at the Recreation Centre, in the lobby of the curling rink/bowling alley. If you have questions or concerns, do not hesitate to be in touch with us or

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The theme of Connections and Traditions will feature people, stories, movies and music with famous cellist Cris Derksen, as the community helps celebrate the Lt. Governor’s Arts Awards program on Sept. 14 at the Bailey Theatre. Understand Camrose community in historical context and learn about the area’s founders and settlers through music, blanket ceremony, film and theatre starting at 2 p.m. on Sept. 14 at the Bailey Theatre. You can listen to indigenous and settler stories, view films and hear performers. Saturday afternoon begins

with Movies and their Makers: ôtênaw by Conor McNally, Finding Common Ground with Nathalie Stanley Olson and Marquee Rising with Ben Wilson. In the evening, cellist Cris takes the stage to sooth your soul. ​ Movies begin at 2 p.m. and Cris performs at 7:30 p.m. View indigenous and settler tools in a rural context along the route where cultural contact was a regular part of life from the 1870s onwards, on Sept. 15 starting at 11 a.m. at Fridhem Heritage Church near Edberg (Township Road 440, five kilometres east of Highway 21).

The University of Alberta Augustana Campus offers three exciting musical opportunities through the fall and winter months for those who love to sing. Mannskor and Sangkor are our non-auditioned men’s and women’s choirs, open to members of the community and students alike. The choirs will explore music from a variety of times, places, and traditions and gain a basic understanding of vocal and musical concepts. In the process of exploring the bountiful male and treble repertoire, emphasis is placed on creating a sense of supportive community between the members. All Sangkor and Mannskor singers are welcome to sing regardless of musical background and have the option to participate for credit or not-for-credit. Dr. John Wiebe, a dynamic and award-winning conductor and the director of choral activities at Augustana Campus, leads these choirs. Mannskor meets on Mondays, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. beginning Sept. 16. Sangkor meets on Thursdays from 7 to 9 p.m. starting on Sept. 19. Both choirs will meet at the Augustana Faith and Life Centre Chapel. For more information about Sangkor or Mannskor, contact the Augustana Fine Arts office at 780-679-1532. SingAble is a community inclusion choir for singers of all ages, abilities and exceptionalities, as well as their caregivers. You are invited to discover your unique voice through the exploration of music drawn from traditional, folk and contemporary styles in our inclusive environment. SingAble is grateful to be the recipient of the 2019 Innovation Award from the Alberta Council of Disability Services and is presented in partnership with the Camrose Association for Community Living (CAFCL). SingAble is led by Dr. Ardelle Ries, a passionate music educator, advocate for and researcher of multigenerational and inclusion singing. SingAble will meet at the Augustana Faith and Life Centre Chapel between 6:45 and 8 p.m. every Tuesday night starting on Oct. 1. For SingAble information and registration, contact the Camrose Association for Community Living at 780-672-0257.

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D’orjay brings life to gospel music By Murray Green

The Fox and Fable Book and Game Cafe will be hosting a Gospel Brunch featuring the music of D’orjay the Singing Shaman at 11 a.m. on Sept. 28. She is like turning on a tap of inspiration and possibility. D’orjay is a current Edmontonian and a former Camrosian with deep hometown ties to Irma. She gave up her lucrative job in the oil and gas industry to be a shaman. It opened her up to breaking free of her own self doubt.

She grew up loving the gospel music to which her grandmother and stepmother introduced her. It’s really about singing with intention, whether it be of religious content or just a song that really speaks to where you are in life. “My show is family friendly, kids love it. I think people miss singing together and so when they attend the Gospel Brunch, it is really community building,” she said. “We sing some traditional gospel, old country

The Camrose Kodiaks and the Jeanne and Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre will host another Kodiaks Family Movie Matinee and Barbecue on Sunday, September 15. The barbecue will begin at 12:30 p.m. and the movie starts at 2 p.m. The family movie Secret Life of Pets 2 is free admission, but you have to receive a ticket at the Lougheed Centre in advance of the show. Sometime after the events of the first film, Max and Duke’s owner, Katie, gets married to a guy named Chuck and has a son Liam whom Max disapproves of at first, due to his rough play, but eventually softens up to him. Later, Max’s overprotective feelings for Liam develop into an itch, which prompts Katie to get him a dog cone from the veterinarian in an effort to lower his symptoms. Max’s luck changes when Duke reveals that the family is going on a road trip outside of the city. When Max and Duke’s family reaches a farm owned by Chuck’s uncle, Max grows unaccustomed to the farm’s ways, including local sheepdog Rooster. After an incident with the farm’s sheep, Rooster takes Max out to find one of the missing sheep that ran away. Rooster’s teaching and encouragement to Max about acting unafraid prompts Max to successfully retrieve the sheep. Rooster allows Max to stay with him overnight as a result. Before departure, Rooster also gives Max one of his handkerchiefs as a souvenir. Catch the movie for the rest of the details. and mostly I gospelfy popular songs that so many people connect with. As a shaman, I do open the brunch with affirmations that opens the event in a very intentional and beautiful way. I am really looking forward to returning to Camrose and sharing my music and passion with the community.”

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Rybalka, Team AJHL outworked European hockey opponents By Murray Green

When the final siren sounded the record books showed that Russia defeated Team AJHL 3-0 in the gold/silver match of the Junior Club World Cup in Sochi (Russia). What the scoresheet won’t tell you is how terrified the European teams were at facing the underdog Canadians from Alberta in all of the games at the tournament. “The European teams had all of the talent and by rights we shouldn’t have won a game. But our team had something the other teams didn’t and that was heart. I’m really proud of our players because they gave it their all and never quit. Winning the silver was like winning the gold,” said Boris Rybalka, who co-coached the team with Rick Swan. Goalie Vladislav Okoryak turned aside all 31 shots he faced, while Grigory Denisenko tallied twice, to help lead Yaroslavl Loko to a 3-0 victory over Team AJHL in the championship game on Sept. 7. The Russian squad had eight high National Hockey League draft picks on their roster and projected three more in the first round of the next draft. “Albertans have one thing most Europeans don’t have and that is a heart and a soul that never quits.” It took all of half a second for Boris to agree to coach in Russia to complete a coaching chapter for him. “It was an honour and quite the ride. It was perfect timing. We were getting Clayton Jardine in place to coach. After 26 years of coaching, I wanted someone in place to take over so I can concentrate

on being the general manager. The nice thing was hand picking the coaches for the transition. Then the league phoned me about coaching. We had eight days to get the team picked and ready. We had to have passports in place and the players approved by the Russian tournament.” The coaching staff, that also included commissioner Ryan Bartoshyk went with only 22 players so everyone could play in all of the games. “We picked the players over the phone and watching videos. We knew they had talent, but we didn’t know how much until we landed in Russia. This hockey was at the highest level that I have seen as a coach. I knew if we tried to compete with their speed and skill we wouldn’t win. We (coaches) went with something we believed they didn’t have— heart. I give 100 per cent credit to the players. They could have said screw this, we can compete with their speed and skill. The Russian media was in shock. They couldn’t believe an Albertan team of players that haven’t played together could play that well against club teams.” Team AJHL not only surprised teams by advancing to the semifinals, they beat a heavilyfavoured Finland team. They had five or six players drafted by the NHL as well. They have three projected first-rounders this year and we beat them 5-1. I heard commentators say this was supposed to be a Finland-Russia final. The American coach said it will be a Finland-Russia final, so we played his comments to our players in the dressing room before the game. I

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Lefsrud honours his uncle’s 1964 Mercury Marauder By Murray Green

David Lefsrud of Viking owns a 1964 Mercury Marauder in honour of his uncle. “I’ve had this car for more than 30 years. I got it from my uncle, who passed away. I have had the car since 1983 and it has only 56,000 original miles on it,” explained David. “I got the car when I was 15 years old. I remember sitting in my uncle’s garage and he had two of these cars. The other one was a silver anniversary edition. After I received it, it sat in the shed for a number of years.” The Mercury Marauder is an automobile nameplate that was used by three distinct full-size cars produced by the Mercury division of Ford Motor Company. The car holds a lot of memories for the owner. “It means a lot to me, because he kind of took me under his wing and mentored me a bit when I was growing up. He (Ivor) passed away early in life. He and my dad (Norman) had a garage dealership in Viking which was the Ford-Mercury and Massey farm implement dealership. Back then the car and farm implements dealers were together,” said David. “The only thing I’ve ever done to the car is take the engine out and have it resealed. The same with


Murray Green, Camrose Booster David Lefsrud brought out his 1964 Mercury Marauder from storage to start going to car shows in honour of his uncle, who first owned the vehicle. The Viking area resident now enjoys going to shows with his sons.

the transmission. I made a few of the usual adjustments, such as brakes. It has never been painted again,” shared David. “This car is all original.


The Marauder name made its first appearance in 1958 as Ford introduced a new family of V8 engines for its Mercury, Edsel, and Lincoln brands. Exclusive to Mercury was a 383 cubic inch (6.3 L) V8 engine. Dubbed Marauder, it produced 330 hp (246 kW; 335 PS) with an optional four-barrel carburetor. Exclusive to Mercury, a Super Marauder triple two-barrel carburetor became the first mass-produced engine sold in the United States with an advertised 400 hp (298 kW; 406 PS) output; the option was available on all Mercury vehicles. For the first time for a mid-year introduction, the Marauder was introduced as a “1963½” model (as was an entire line of new, sports models from Ford in many of the existing series). All 1963½ Marauders were two-door hardtops. In sharp contrast to the distinctive reverse-slant Breezeway roofline option, the Marauder hardtop coupe was styled with a sloping notchback rear roofline; matching the same roofline that was introduced at the same time on the contemporary Galaxies. This roofline was optimized to make the large sedan more competitive for stock car racing. Along with the sportier roofline, the Marauder trim package included bucket seats and central console.

It has never been touched. It was originally bought at Webb’s in Vermilion. I still have the manual and first registration in the glove box. It still has a tag on the door from the last time Webb’s changed oil on it. You can see a little bit of rust on the passenger side, but it has been like that for years.” The Marauder has a 352 engine with a three speed C4 transmission in it. Deriving its name from the most powerful engines available to the Mercury line, the Marauder was marketed as the highestperformance version of the full-size product range. “I used it as a wedding car 25 years ago, so it has those special memories as well. Since then I didn’t drive it very often. I just started going to car shows now that I fixed up a truck as well. I have teenaged boys, so they are encouraging me to go to a few car shows to show the vehicles.

Other than the car shows, it hasn’t been out of the garage very much. During its first production run, the Mercury Marauder was a trim

option on standard Mercury coupes; the equivalent of the Ford Galaxie 500 and 500/XL, the Marauder was given a fastback rear roofline.

Car or Truck Memorabilia? Perhaps you own vintage automotive repair or diagnostic tools. Tell us what you have. Or perhaps you have terrific memories or tales from being in the trade. Allow us to share your stories. Contact Murray Green, News Reporter Phone 780.672.3142 Email

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Walk to cure kidney disease next Sunday By Lori Larsen

On Sept. 15, join others in the walk to help find a cure and show your support for those suffering from kidney disease and those caring for them. The Kidney walk will begin with pledge drop off and registration at 11 a.m., followed by a personal story from Camrose honourary chair Wayne Throndson and a warmup from noon until 12:30 p.m. The 10 kilometre run will begin at 12:50 p.m., followed by those wishing to run the two or five kilometre run at 1 p.m. Wayne himself does not have kidney disease; however, the effects of the disease have had an impact on his life. He will be sharing his own family journey with kidney disease that began 16 years ago, which has inspired him to increase awareness and encourage others to support the cause. Currently, one in 10 Canadians is affected by kidney disease. Those who are battling end-stage kidney failure require dialysis waiting for a kidney transplant and a second chance at life. This life-saving treatment comes at a cost and has a significant mental and physical toll on the patient, drastically reducing their quality of life. The funds raised


from generous donors during initiatives such as the Kidney Walk and the door-to-door campaign, are used to fund the kidney and transplant community. Specifically the Kidney Foundation provides short-term financial assistance to cover transportation costs to medical appointments and dialysis, medicine, medical equipment and • Lube, oil (5W/20 or 30) and filter non-insured medical pro• Rotate and inspect 4 tires cedures such as dental work so patients can • Courtesy check including receive a transplant. visual brake check, Other costs for basic battery, air filter, fluids, needs are covered as well, belts, and hoses including groceries, gas cards, rent and utilities, lessening the burdens Plus Tax. already placed on the patients and their families. Put together a kidney team, bring the family for a walk to remember, or come out as an individual and share a common *Most vehicles. Includes oil change up to 5 litres of 5W/20 or 5W/30 conventional oil. Other oils and specialty filters extra. Plus shop fee of up to 15% based on non-discounted retail price, not to exceed $35.00, where permitted. Plus disposal fee where permitted. Void where bond with others wanting prohibited. TPMS Reset not included. Installation of seasonal tires extra. Tire rotation at time of oil change. Not valid with other offers. Limited time offer. See participating stores for details. © 2019 Midas Canada Inc. to help. Morning refreshments and a barbecue, along with a 50/50 draw 100% 3 add a little fun to an 05 Jul 2019 event that has the poten-FIlE NAME M0113413-Midas_Newspaper_2019-Camrose_CamroseBooster_SMP_Aug05-Sep15.indd DESCRIPTION SMP COlOuRS K tial to add so much to the ClIENT Midas DOCKET PTO MID P010867 lives of others. PD JP PIC INFO Hi Res For more information TRIM 5.6026” x 6.5” AD SEPS RuN on the Kidney FoundaPress Quality PDF Cl OuTPuT tion, contact by email at PAGE 1 FONTS Gotham, Helvetica Neue samantha.potkins @ or by telephone at MIDAS AD CENTRE @ CO-OP ADVERTISING 8 CAMDEN STREET, SUITE 301, TORONTO, ON, CANADA M5V 1V1 • 1 800 806 6864 • 416 645 3750 780-451-6900 extension 224 or visit KidneyWalk. ca.





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Donald Eugene Welda June 8, 1932 ~ August 24, 2019 Donald Eugene Welda was born on June 8, 1932, the oldest son of Jacob and Rosalie Welda of Hay Lakes, Alberta. Donald and his younger brother Roger grew up on the family farm. Donald attended Swan Hill School for grades one through eight, and then completed his schooling at Hay Lakes School. He was baptized in the Christian faith, attended Sunday School, and was confirmed at St. Joseph Lutheran Church. Donald married Helen Mary Peddicord of Amisk, Alberta, on July 23, 1955 at Moddel United Church in Amisk. Helen and Donald’s four sons Craig, Grant, Alan and Blayne were also raised on NE 28 48 21. For many years, he worked in the oil industry and drove school bus at the same time as continuing to farm. Donald was especially proud of his herd of black Angus cattle. His community involvement included curling, serving as a Cub Scout leader, Sunday afternoon ball games, and being a founding member and participant in the Hay Lakes Gymkhana club. Donald’s world was shaken by the unexpected death of Helen in 2003. In 2013, Donald moved from the farm to Sunrise Village in Camrose. He resided in Sunrise Village until his death on August 24, 2019. Donald was predeceased by his wife Helen; grandson Lars Welde; older siblings Rolfe, Gordon, Norman, Alpha [McLean], and Helen [Sware] and younger brother Roger; nephews Keith McLean and James Welda; and cousin Anne Deeves. Donald is survived by his sons Craig [Linda], Grant, Alan [Ilene] and Blayne [Sally]; eleven grandchildren; thirteen greatgrandchildren; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews and their families. A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 21, 2019 from St. Joseph’s Lutheran Church, Hay Lakes, with Rev. Charlotte Strecker-Baseler officiating. Inurnment will take place in St. Joseph’s Lutheran Cemetery. If family and friends so desire, memorial contributions in Donald’s memory may be made to St. Joseph’s Lutheran Church or to the charity of one’s choice. To send condolences, please visit

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Janine Rose Schoenknecht was born on July 21, 1983 and passed away on August 11, 2019. Janine will be missed by her father Ron Scheonknecht; mother Susan (Ron) Fowler; grandmother Doris Schoenknecht; sisters Cindy (Doug) Petrie and Angie Schoenknecht (Barry Folk); brother Mike Schoenknecht; stepsister Lysa (Chris) Mair; nieces Kristyn, Sharlene, Justine and Meka; nephews Brett, Travis, Logen, Maeco and Rivers; boyfriend George Sauve; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Janine was predeceased by her grandfathers Albert Lawerance Schoenknecht and Clifford Lassesen; and grandmothers Mary Lassesen and Kathleen Lassesen. A funeral for Janine will be held on Monday, September 30, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. from Pleasant Valley Funeral Home, 4303 Pleasant Valley Road, Vernon, BC. Condolences may be posted at https://www.dignitymemorial. com/obituaries/vernon-bc/ janine-schoenknecht-8822282.

Reverend Jonathan AATMensah passed away on Monday, July 1, 2019 at the age of 62 years. His presence will be forever missed by his loving wife Martha AAT-Mensah; daughter Efua AAT-Mensah; his family in Ghana, West Africa; and many friends. Jonathan was born in Saltpond, Central Region of Ghana, West Africa. He is predeceased by his father Thomas AAT-Mensah and mother Mary Blankson Mensah. Jonathan was the eighth of ten children, having six sisters and three brothers, including his twin brother David; and nieces and nephews, a total of 34 in all. A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 7, 2019 at Weber’s Mount Pleasant Chapel in Camrose. Memorial donations may be made to The Gideons International or the Canadian Bible Society.

who passed away on September 11, 2009 Every day that goes by, we think of the times that we had together. We know you are in a place of peace and we are happy for that. We miss you, Mom, and we recall the days when you were with us. You are smiling down on us and when we look up to the heavens, we know you and Dad are both with us. God bless you. Love Brian and Candi Diane and family Susan and family Brenda and family In loving memory of our dear Brother and Uncle

Alden Stefanizyn who sadly left us on September 6, 2008 and our dear Dad and Grandpa

Joe Stefanizyn who passed away on September 18, 2006 Just a prayer from the ones   who love you, Just a memory fond and true. In our hearts,   you will live forever, Because we thought the world   of you. Forever in our hearts, Love Rod, Audrey, Branden and Leah

RONA returns hero campaign for CAFCL By Murray Green

Lowe’s Canada is returning its heroes campaign. Every Lowe’s, RONA and Reno-Depot corporate store in the country has chosen to support the mission or a project of a local non-profit organization or public school–a hero in its community. RONA Camrose employees chose the Camrose Association for Community Living as their hero organization. “Through the Heroes campaign, we are thrilled to support organizations that make a real difference in the communities where we operate. We are committed to helping build stronger communities and taking concrete steps to improve the lives

of those around us,” said Jean-Sébastien Lamoureux, senior vice president at Lowe’s Canada. “The strength of this campaign lies in our employees’ high level of engagement to the local cause they have chosen themselves. Some of them will also volunteer their time by helping their partner organization carry out a specific, inspiring project.” From Sept. 1 to 30, customers from the Camrose region will be invited to make a donation, at checkout, to support the Camrose Association for Community Living. Lowe’s Canada will match 50 per cent of all customer donations up to $2,000 per store.


Murray Green, Camrose Booster Pedersen’s Florists in Camrose stock the flowers available in the St. Mary’s Hospital Ladies’ Auxiliary Gift Shop with the proceeds going to the Ladies’ Auxiliary, who in turn make donations to the hospital. Back row from left are Lesley Barott, Pat Lyseng, Frieda Kushnerick and Shirley Helmig. In front is Pedersen’s Florist co-owner Jen Shields, who donated the fridge to the gift shop.

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Serving your community for over 110 years In loving memory of

Gladys Meadahl February 21, 1931 ~ September 10, 2009 A little tear falls from my eye, I swallow hard, try not to cry I think of you so far away, Ten years ago you died today. Still sometimes when   I’m all alone, I hope and pray to hear   the phone, To hear you say just   one more time, That I am loved and   you are fine. But on life’s road,   there’s no return, So now I must try hard   to learn, To learn to live and love   and do, The very way you taught me to. But Mother dear,   remember this, You for me are truly missed. – Remembered by Brian

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Eleanor Bertha (Tobin) Badry With love in our hearts, the family of Eleanor Bertha (Tobin) Badry wishes to announce the passing of our wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Ellen passed away on August 29, 2019 in Edmonton at the age of 85. Ellen was born on September 20, 1933 in her grandmother’s home in Paradise Hill, Saskatchewan. She was the only girl in the family of six children. Ellen was formally trained in Admitting and Transcription. After finishing school and working a short time in Maidstone, Saskatchewan, she left the family farm in Paynton, Saskatchewan to work in Edmonton. She lived with her brother Edward and his wife Josephine and took a job working at the reception desk in the Misericordia Hospital. It was there that she met the love of her life, Girvin, a handsome young man who worked in the greenhouse and made floral deliveries for Tyler’s Flowers. They were married in December 1954. Ellen was a devoted wife and mother. Together with Girvin, they raised seven children. The family has fond memories of many family camping trips during the summer months. When Ellen had the opportunity, she took on various part time work including housekeeping at the Royal Alexandra Hospital and served up food at the local Burger King. She valued her relationships with her many friends, neighbours and relatives, and loved arts and crafts. She is missed by her husband Girvin; and her children Randy (Bev), Dwayne (Kim), Sherry-Anne, Terry-Lynn (Tony), Wanda (Gerald), Wendy (Brian) and Steven; her 14 grandchildren; and her 14 great-grandchildren. She is predeceased by her parents Mable and Bernard; her five brothers John, Edward, Jim, Harold and Don. The mass and the interment will be held on September 20, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Strome, AB (searchable on Google Maps). A lunch will follow at Heisler Community Hall. Donations may be made to the M.S. Society of Canada.

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Meeting Creek family fun

On Aug. 18 family and friends gathered at the Meeting Creek Heritage Railway and Linear Park for a day filled with fun activities during a family day event. Meeting Creek was also one of the designated Prairie Fun Days stops, greeting visitors to the area and sharing the wonderful attractions. Guided tours were given of the heritage Meeting Creek elevators.

Camrose Heritage Railway Museum and Gardens summer employees Leah Marshall, left and Sarah Greet, right dressed in garb from an era gone by, play a spirited game of lawn toss with 10-year-old Hailey Peterson.

Guests attending the family day fun had an opportunity to tour the Meeting Creek Railway station. Photo to right. Weighing in on a tour of the historical Meeting Creek train station is five-year-old Christina Tatro. Four-year-old Zack Rosenau and his grandfather Fraser Beebe catch a ride on the Alberta Prairie mini train.

Four-year-old Kolten Carlson gives Ted (horse) a gentle pet while driver Jim Long keeps close reins.

Photos by Lori Larsen, Camrose Booster

Martin Harty gives his two -year-old grandson Dylan Corbett a lift up so his bubbles can really take flight

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THE FAMILY OF RUPERT HASELGRUBER – would like to invite family and friends for a Celebration of Life to be held at Miquelon Hills Golf Course, September 14 at 2:00 p.m. ROUND HILL 4H MULTICLUB – registration Sept. 25, 6:30 p.m., Round Hill Community Centre. Have fun learning new skills, try new projects such as cake decorating, planning a garden for butterflies, create your option, and more. As changes are happening, we welcome anyone who’d like to help lead. For info call 780-903-9189. LEVANG FAMILY AND FRIENDS REUNION – will be held at Edberg Senior Centre Saturday, September 14 for potluck lunch at about 1 p.m. and visiting.

THANK YOU THANKS TO ALL OF OUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS – who joined us to celebrate our 50th Anniversary. Your many cards, gifts and good wishes made our day special! Robert and Lanis McClarty

PETS PUREBRED BORDER COLLIE PUPPIES – From working parents. 10 weeks old, first shots. $500. Call or text Kevin, 780-678-4140.

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THE DR. “MAC” SMITH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND for post-graduate education in nursing is accepting memorials. To donate or for applications and information, please write to AARN Education Trust Fund. 11620-168 St., Edmonton, AB T5M 4A6. LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE – Family smorg style breakfast at Moose Family Center, Sunday, September 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Adults, $8.00. BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP – For those who have experienced the loss of a loved one. Monday evenings, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., September 23 – November 18, 2019. *No session: October 14. Sponsored by Covenant Health St. Mary’s Hospital. To register, please call Shelly Dalueg: 780-679-2793 by September 19. UKRAINIAN CATHOLIC CH U RCH PERO GY LUNCHEON – Thur., Sept. 12, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Phone in orders for take out, please call 780-672-2197. Off sales available. “Little White Church on the Lake”, 5304-48A Avenue. Adult $10, youth 6-12 $5, 5 and under free.

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

HELP WANTED MEAT CUTTER WANTED – Beekman’s Butcher Shop. Start immediately. 780-877-2140.

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

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


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. DSS CONSTRUCTION Don’t put off those projects any longer! Give me a call and we can plan together. Devin Meakins, Ph. 780-853-1080 R.J.’S CONSTRUCTION Renovations, bathrooms, additions and repairs. Garages, concrete work. Arborite and tiles. 20 years’ experience in Camrose Call Rob, 780-672-0521 McTAVISH DELIVERIES LTD. Local and long distance moving Storage Insured and bonded Where your business is appreciated 780-672-5242, Camrose THE SHIRT OFF MY BACK TAILORING in Camrose Tues. - Fri., 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Thurs. Evening and Sat.: By Appointment Closed: Sun., Mon. and Holidays Please call 780-672-4793 F&L CONCRETE – All your concrete needs. Get your free estimate. Affordable prices. Over 25 years’ experience. You can trust Fine Line to get the job done. No job too small! Serving Camrose and surrounding areas. Affordable pricing guaranteed. 780-608-0488, 780-877-2162. JUNK TO THE DUMP – Free estimates. Garages, Basements, Yards, Light hauling. Tom – 780-678-1847.

FOR RENT FOR RENT ADS NOW UPLOADED TO The Camrose Booster Website DAILY! CAMROSE MOOSE HALL FOR RENT Ideal for weddings, banquets, any celebration or special occasion. Call 780-672-2505 MAIN STREET RETAIL SPACE – Ground floor retail space located in high traffic, southerly area of Main Street, Camrose. Generous 1,664 sq. ft. of prime space at 4868-50 Street. Nicely decorated, air conditioned. $13.53/sq. ft./year, plus share of property taxes, utilities and insurance, boils out to $2,547.31 monthly. Available immediately. Call Blain or Don at 780-672-3142, the fairest, most reasonable people in the business. SECOND FLOOR TWO BEDROOM SUITE – $1000/ mo. including utilities. Nonsmokers only. Call David at 780672-3534.

SECOND FLOOR OFFICE SPACE ON MAIN STREET CAMROSE – Nice quiet neighbours. 202 sq. ft. reasonably priced at $280.38/mo. all inclusive. Available immediately. Call the fairest and most reasonable people in the business, Blain or Don, at 780-672-3142. Aspen Terrace 4920-66 Street Welcome Home! Our one and two bedroom suites include fridge, stove and full size washer & dryer IN-SUITE. We pay heat, water, and parking. Small dogs and cats welcome. Close to SAVE ON FOODS. Call today for availability 780-672-8681 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. VALLEYVIEW DUPLEX FOR RENT – Three-bedrooms, 2.5 baths, garage, 5 appliances. Newly painted. No smoking, no pets. $1,400/month plus D.D. Available October 1. 778874-1763. OFFICES • OFFICES • OFFICES Street level offices in newer building in Downtown Camrose. Building is almost entirely renovated and freshly re-painted. Single offices from $202.33 to $447.80 monthly, including utilities, from 100 to 262 sq. ft. Some offices can be combined to create two- or threeroom suites, all on ground floor. Quiet, considerate neighbours, easy access, lots of parking. Immediate occupancy. Call Blain Fowler or Don Hutchinson, 780-672-3142 days, the best landlords in the business! 2-BEDROOM BASEMENT SUITE – Newly renovated. Next to Augustana, walking distance to downtown. No pets, no smoking. Call 780-855-2240. BRAND NEW – Just built, two-bedroom four-plex in Valleyview West. All stainless steel appliances w/washer and dryer. $1150/month, water included. Now available. Call or text Lucas 780-608-5429. APARTMENT FOR RENT – 5212-56 Street. 3-bedroom $1050, 1-bedroom $775. DD $600. Water, heat, basic cable included. No pets, no partiers, no smokers. Call Andy 780608-9427 or Andrea 587-322-0732.

2-BEDROOM TOWNHOUSE – Newer building, located close to downtown amenities. High efficiency furnace and on-demand hot water offer wonderful savings on utilities. Private balcony, suitable for BBQ. Upgraded fixtures, cabinetry and flooring. Friendly, clean and quiet neighbourhood. Local owner managed, snow removal and lawn mowing are provided. Seeking mature responsible adult tenants, non-smoking, no children or pets. September Rent Free! Phone 780679-7090. 2-BEDROOM TOWNHOUSE – Less than 2 years old, located in the Valleyview subdivision. Miles of paved walking trails just footsteps away! High efficiency furnace and on-demand hot water offer wonderful savings on utilities. Private balcony. Upgraded fixtures, cabinetry, flooring. Snow removal, lawn mowing provided. Local owner managed. Seeking long-term, mature, responsible adult tenants, non-smoking, no children or pets. Phone 780679-7090. ONE-BEDROOM BASEMENT SUITE – bright and spacious, shared laundry, no pets, smoke free. $700/mo. plus DD, utilities included. Call or text 780-679-7847 to view. BEAUTIFUL BRICK 3-BEDROOM – split level to rent in Bawlf. Recently renovated. No smoking. $1275/mo. plus utilities. $1275 DD. 587731-0546. FURNISHED 1-BEDROOM – Basement suite in newer walkout bungalow. All utilities, cable included. 2 separate secure entries, 5 appliances, in suite laundry. Patio, parking. Backs onto paved walking trail. Non-smoking, no pets. $925/ mo., DD $925. Available October 1. 780-672-3439 or cell 780781-6558. JUST RENOVATED 4-BEDROOM HOME – finished basement, deck, fenced yard, drywalled double car garage, trailer pad. Jack Stuart School area, 2 parks. $1750/mo. plus utilities plus DD. Will negotiate with 1-year lease. Call 780672-8073 or cell 780-608-9133.


PIANO – in excellent condition. $500 or reasonable offer. 780-672-6504.

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

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Agricultural Services Administrative Assistant Description: The Agricultural Services Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing information, assistance and service to ratepayers, internal and external customers. This is an important role, advising ratepayers of service options and finding solutions for their individual needs. Camrose County focuses on what matters to our employees, access to career development opportunities, a safe and healthy workplace, and a positive work-life balance. Our people are at the heart of our success.

Wild Rose Co-operative Association Ltd. hereby offers the following land for sale by tender, subject to the existing reservations on title: MERIDIAN 4 RANGE 19 TOWNSHIP 46 SECTION 33 QUARTER SOUTH EAST EXCEPTING THEREOUT ALL MINES AND MINERALS (containing 159.88 titled acres) Subject to Board Approval, the right of the existing tenant to complete harvest of 2019 crop, and Restrictive Covenant prohibiting the retail of agri-business products from the lands. Tenders are to be submitted in sealed envelopes marked “CO-OP TENDER”, to James H. Andreassen at Andreassen Borth, Barristers and Solicitors, #200, 4870-51 Street, Camrose, Alberta T4V 1S1, on or before 12:00 noon on October 15, 2019, and shall be accompanied by a cheque for $5,000.00 and GST number.

Overview: We are looking for a dynamic, organized, relationship-oriented individual to assist our Agricultural Services team. You will provide support for our Seed Cleaning Plant and Agricultural Services departments through: coordination of meeting times and rooms, coordinate and support special projects, coordinate work orders and invoicing of goods or services, manage inbound and outbound mail or courier deliveries, work collaboratively with other team members establishing a positive solution focused forum to continuously learn and grow together, convey a positive, professional image as a representative of Camrose County.

Tenders will not be opened in public.

Requirements: This position requires a minimum High School Diploma, with preference given to candidates that posses a Business Administration or Accounting diploma. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to provide exceptional customer service, possess strong organizational skills relating to scheduling, inventory management, and an ability to work in a fast-paced team environment. Strong time management skills with the ability to multi-task and be flexible in a dynamic work environment. The ability to maintain a high level of accuracy, confidentiality concerning financial and employee files. A working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Citywide Works, Muniware would be an asset.

For further information, or to view the property, please contact Carol or Hal at 780-672-3107.

The highest, or any, tender not necessarily accepted. Unsuccessful tenderers will be notified by mail, and their cheques returned. Successful tenderers shall be obligated to complete the purchase on or before December 15, 2019, and their cheque shall constitute a deposit towards the purchase price.

Hours of Work: This position is full-time, eight hours per day, Monday to Friday. At times, business needs may arise, and employees are required and agree to work beyond their normal workday or work week to fulfill accountabilities required for their job. Competition Closing Date: This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected. Applications accepted by Email: Fax: 780-672-4997 Mail: Camrose County, Agricultural Services, 4728-41 Street, Camrose, AB T4V 0Z6


Visit: to learn more about Camrose County. We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in the position, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

CLASSIFIED ADS (Continued) REAL ESTATE 1490 SQ. FT. BUNGALOW – 3 bedrooms + 2 bedrooms in basement. Backs onto wooded area next to golf course, 6506-50A Avenue., Camrose. $319,500. 780-608-6898. 2011 KEYSTONE TRAILER – 40’, 2 slides, fireplace, washer, vacuum. 27’x10’ room with wood stove, TV, furniture. Large private lot, 3 sheds, gazebo, golf cart, tools, etc. Site #6, Silver Creek Golf Course, $25,000 firm. 780-608-0566.

MOVING SALE – September 14, 15, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 5801-41 Avenue.

AUTO 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.


3 WESTEEL ROSCO GRAIN BIN DOORS – newer style. Phone 780-877-2339, 780877-2326. HAYSTACK TARP – 48’x18’. $100 obo. 780-679-9669. SPLIT FIREWOOD – Sold by truckload $200, or tote $150. Contact Bruce 780-878-4647. 3 WATKINS COOKBOOKS – from 1930s and 1940s. Asking $100 obo. 780608-9416. 19 COMPANY’S COMING COOKBOOKS – most of them never used. Reg. price $14.99. All for $100. 780-608-9416.

2011 CADILLAC ESV PLATINUM – All options that you would expect in an automobile in this class, plus a few exceptional ones, like heated and cooled cup holders and DVD screens in centre headrests. Only 165,000 km on big 5.0 L engine. Has trailer towing package, but it’s never been used. Asking $28,900. No GST or documentation fee. Phone 780-679-7070. 2016 DODGE RAM 1500 – sport edition, fully loaded. 780878-1037. 2003 FORD F350 – super cab, long box, 5th wheel hitch, brake controller, new tires roll top cover. Low mileage, 191,000 km. Excellent condition. $14,500. 780-672-7692.

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

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LARGE GARAGE SALE – One mile east of Bawlf, 3 miles south on 854. September 13, 14, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Moving, everything must go!

LOOK WHAT $15,000 WILL BUY! 2012 FORD EXPEDITION MAX – 5.4 L V8, auto, 4x4, tow package (has not been used for towing), dealership serviced, 3rd row seating folds for large cargo area, leather, keyless entry, back-up camera and full power equipped. Great rubber, new windshield. 260 k, on pavement. Drive anywhere in confidence. Company owned and maintained. $15,000. Phone 780-679-7070.

BOATS, RVS and CAMPERS LOVE CAMPING, BUT TIRED OF SHOVELLING SNOW OFF THE AWNING IN MAY? Say goodbye to your Gulfstream! Move it fast with a Camrose Booster classified. Phone 780-672-3142. SELLING YOUR SEAWORTHY BOAT? Make a splash with an ad in the Booster classifieds! 780-672-3142. 2012 BROOKSIDE 303SLS TRAILER – 2 pullouts. Very limited road miles. Many extras. Asking $19,000. Phone 780608-3448 for information.

2008 BUICK ENCLAVE – Very good condition. Phone for details 780-679-7788.

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Downtown Camrose ~ 4912-50 Street Considered one of the best locations on Main Street 2350 sq. ft. (no basement) with a back storage room and office Newer wood vinyl plank flooring Air conditioning Very well maintained property Contact Daryl for further information 780-608-3288

FARM LAND FOR SALE The following unsubdivided quarter section is offered for sale by tender “as is”: NE 4-49-22-W4 (49068 Highway 21), located 5 km south of New Sarepta, AB on Highway 21, including residence, buildings, improvements. Tenders together with 5% deposit on tender price in the form of a Bank Draft, shall be submitted (in a sealed envelope), and payable, to Pahl Howard, Barristers & Solicitors, of 100, 5306-50 Street, Leduc, AB by 4:00 pm on October 17, 2019. Tenders shall be in the Tender Form, and based on “Purchase Agreement: Standard Tender Terms 2019”, available together with additional property description, at If the successful tenderer does not complete the purchase after acceptance, the deposit shall be forfeited. The highest or any tender not necessarily accepted. Deposits of unsuccessful tenderers will be returned to them.

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND CLAIMANTS Estate of the late HARRY ROBERT BURFIELD of Camrose, Alberta, who died on July 26, 2019. If you have a claim against this estate, you must file your claim by October 17, 2019, and provide details of your claim with MARTIN WEST 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.

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND CLAIMANTS Estate of JAMES BRIAN HOCKER, who died on August 19, 2019 If you have a claim against this estate, you must file your claim by October 17, 2019, and provide details of your claim to: CHERYL HOCKER 1203-38 Riedel Street Fort McMurray, AB T9H 3E1 If you do not file by the date above, the estate property can lawfully be distributed without regard to any claim you may have.

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Breakfast Clubs help POWERLINE TECHNICIAN APPRENTICE Battle River Power Coop is a cooperative electric utility in Central Alberta supplying electricity to about 8200 rural members. We have a staff of about 50 employees engaged in all aspects of power distribution from installation to maintenance to billing, all administered from the same office near Camrose, Alberta. General Summary: o This is a four-year program to become a Journeyman Powerline Technician o Schooling will be done at NAIT every winter for 7 weeks at a time o It is a hands-on learning under the direction of a Journeyman Powerline Technician Qualifications: o Class 5 Driver’s License with air endorsement o Must have team experience – developed ability to communicate with members of team and to be able to easily comprehend and follow instructions – must work well with others o Good health, strong physique and possess good body coordination o NAIT Requirements – Alberta High School Diploma with English 30-2, Math 30-3, Physics 30-3 or Chemistry 30 or Science 30 o NAIT Minimum Requirements – successful completion of English 20-2, Math 20-3, Science 10 or Entrance Exam Hours of Operation: Hours of operation are generally 7:00 am to 5:00 pm, four days a week. Salary and Benefits: Battle River Power Coop offers a competitive salary, attractive benefits and a positive work environment. The starting salary for this position will be based upon the experience and qualifications of the successful candidate. Applications: Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter and current resumé via email or to address below by Friday, September 13, 2019 at 4:00 pm or when suitable candidate is hired. We appreciate and consider all applications; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please submit your resumé to: Battle River Power Coop Attention: Human Resources Box 1420, Camrose, AB T4V 1X3 Fax: 780-672-7969 Email:

4716-38 Street, Camrose • Phone 780-672-2452 Agriterra Equipment is one of North America’s largest AGCO agricultural equipment dealers, offering Massey Ferguson, Challenger, Gleaner and Rogator as mainline, with complementary products such as Bourgault and Morris Seeding and Tillage equipment and Cub Cadet Consumer Products. We provide our customers with new and used equipment, complimented with product support throughout our parts and service departments.



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.

4716-38 Street, Camrose • Phone 780-672-2452 Agriterra Equipment is one of North America’s largest AGCO agricultural equipment dealers, offering Massey Ferguson, Challenger, Gleaner, Rogator and Fendt as mainline, with complementary products such as Bourgault and Morris Seeding and Tillage equipment and Cub Cadet Consumer Products. We provide our customers with new and used equipment, complimented with product support throughout our parts and service departments. Our Camrose location is currently accepting resumés for the position of:


We are looking for someone who: • has exceptional time management skills • has considerable experience managing a service shop and a team of service personnel • consistently demonstrates exceptional customer service • has basic computer skills and likes to solve problems • has the ability to take initiative and thrives in a fast paced team environment • can effectively manage work orders, warranty submissions, and provide customer satisfaction, always, on a timely basis We will give preference to individuals with: • Journeyperson Certification • Previous experience at an AGCO or competing ag industry dealership We would like to offer you: • an exemplary health and dental benefits package • a competitive wage, with bonus package Join our TEAM and work in an environment that is both rewarding and positive. Please contact Branch Manager Blaine Heck at 780-672-2452 or


Reporting to: Service Manager Job duties and responsibilities include: • diagnose and inspect equipment for faults and malfunctions • repair and adjust equipment and replace defective parts • perform updates, pre-season delivery inspections, and pre-season inspections • complete work orders and enter technician notes into computer • order parts and provide quotes Job requirements and qualifications include: • ability to work with minimal supervision • standard Class 5 driver’s license • licensed Heavy Equipment Ag Technician or registered Ag Technician Apprentice • experience working on AGCO Agricultural Equipment an asset • possess problem solving skills • driving will be required, as this position is primarily in-field service We offer a competitive wage, full benefits package including health and dental coverage, and RRSP matching program. This position is also eligible for work boots and tools reimbursement. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be notified. We regret that we cannot accept phone calls regarding the status of an application. Please contact Branch Manager Blaine Heck at 780-672-2452 or email

Football season opens shortly for high schools By Murray Green

The Camrose Composite High School season opens at home against the Ponoka Broncs on Sept. 12 at 7:30 p.m. in Kin Park. The Trojans take on the Olds Spartans in an exhibition contest in Olds on Sept. 7. CCHS Trojans will also be hosting Drayton Valley in Kin Park at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 27 and at home to the Rocky Mountain House Rebels on Oct. 10 at 7 p.m.

Away dates are on Sept. 20 in Wetaskiwin against the Sabres, Oct. 3 in Sylvan Lake and Oct. 10 in Stettler. Playoffs begin about Oct. 25. OLMP Royals

In the Alberta Six Man Football League, Our Lady of Mount Pleasant Royals play in a division with the Caroline Cougars, Hinton Wolfpack, Holy Redeemer Rebels, Provost Panthers, Vegreville Cougars and the Vermilion Marauders.

By Murray Green

Breakfast Club of Canada has several programs in Camrose and within the Battle River School Division. With the new school year beginning, the Breakfast Club of Canada is preparing to re-open breakfast programs for students in need and is asking Albertans for help in contributing to the over 151 programs that will welcome more than 11,200 children daily this September, some of which are in the Camrose area. With 16.1 per cent of children living in poverty in Alberta, these children are at greater risk of going hungry every day before school. With 24 more programs opening in Alberta this year, the Breakfast Club of Canada is working to fundraise across the province and create awareness to ensure no child is left hungry during their studies. Partner stores such as Walmart are accepting donations to assist in the fundraising efforts for the club and every dollar goes towards a healthy and hearty breakfast for students to start their day. Walmart will be accepting donations from Sept. 12 to Oct. 4 at all 408 locations across Canada. Donations are also accepted through the Breakfast Club website www.breakfastclubcanada. org.

BIRTHS To Rosher Ann

and Clifford Arogante, of Camrose, a son on August 26. To Sara Thirsk and Chad Morrison, of Rosalind, a son on August 27. To Kara and Nathan Pederson of Camrose, a daughter on August 30.

DEATHS Jonathan AAT-Men-

sah, of Saltpond, Ghana, Africa, on July 1, at 62 years of age. Vera Kontek, of Camrose, on August 29, at 88 years of age. Debra Lynn O’Brien, of Camrose, formerly of Yellowknife, on September 2, at 59 years of age. Katherine Wittenberg, of Tofield, on September 3, at 98 years of age. William “Bill” Atwood Smith, of Camrose, on September 3, at 90 years of age. Elaine Rose Hauser, of Camrose, on September 4, at 74 years of age. Sheldon Joseph Poirier, of Camrose, formerly of Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, on September 5, at 69 years of age. Leo St. Louis of Camrose, on September 6, at 83 years of age. Jo-Ann Carter, of Camrose, on September 7, at 74 years of age.

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WOW ! E XC . OP P ORT U N I T Y ! … 213 acre farm on Big Hay Lake. Gorgeous yard, exc. bldgs. Beautifully reno’d 1649 sq. ft. 3+2 bdrm. bungalow, attach. garage, 28’x40’ garage, 34’x48’ machine shed, 34’x80’ barn/workshop. 3 titles bordering Ducks Unlimited wetlands. Views, birds, wildlife ~ nature’s paradise! CA0171049 Asking $1,079,000 BEAUTIFUL MATURE TREED YARD … only 4 miles from Camrose! Full quarter of land is 5 min. from Tim Horton’s. Perfect location to build your new home! All services on site, currently in use. Ask $699,000 CA0174973 GREAT POTENTIAL … Almost 95 acres in prime location - right on Hwy 43, bordering the Ruchfort Bridge Trading Post. So much potential for a reasonable price. CA0168677 Asking $199,000 UNIQUE HOUSE/ SHOP COMBINATION … on 150 acres only 20 min. from Camrose! The bldg. features 40’x40’ residence, 50’x40’ shop. Property completely solar powered. Also 55’x35’ metal quonset, 12’x16’ chicken coop. Fully fenced, cross fenced, 2 dugouts, hydrants in 4 locations. Asking $590,000 CA0169480 ONLY 4 MILES FROM CAMROSE! … 134 acres currently in pasture w/some cross fencing. Also $10,000+ lease site revenue. 2 shelters on property. Built your own paradise only 1/2 mile off pvmt. Asking $529,000 CA0174974

BEAUTIFUL DAYSLAND BUNGALOW … 2003 built w/ICF block bsmt., infloor heat in bsmt. and 24’x26’ garage. 9’ ceilings, hardwood floors, quality fin. throughout. MF laundry, 3-pce. en suite, beautiful oak cabinetry, no maint. covered deck. A remarkable home w/immediate possession. CA0153386 Asking $309,900 GREAT STARTER OR RETIREMENT HOME … With attached garage. This very clean and well cared for home has seen many recent upgrades. Bsmt can be finished to your taste. 1 bdrm. (potentially 2 in bsmt.) bungalow sits on huge and well treed lot in nice and quiet neighbourhood. Asking $52,000 CA0168729 HAY LAKES … Choose your colours, floors, etc. 1535 sq. ft. on MF, modern wide open kitchen, LR, DR area, spacious master w/WI closet, full en suite. 9’ bsmt. 24’x24’ attach. dble. garage, good size deck. Asking $324,000 CA0168954 QUIET HOME IN FERINTOSH … Major renovations including new shingles, windows, siding, furnace, hot water tank, floors and paint throughtout, kitchen appl. etc. You’ll love the spacious open concept kitchen/dining/ LR. Bright 9’ partly finished bsmt. Spacious fully fenced yard, right on HWY 21, 25 min. to Camrose, 10 min to Bashaw. CA0168653 Asking $174,900 NEW NORWAY … well-kept 3-bdrm. bungalow on huge lot w/mature trees. Ideal starter or retirement home, also offers room enough for young family. Asking $119,900 CA0172315 VERY WELL MAINTAINED 4-BDRM. BUNGALOW! … w/ many upgrades, newer htd. dble. garage only 20 min. from Camrose. Open concept living/dining/kitchen area, MF laundry, 2 bdrm. up, good size family, 2 bdrm. in bsmt. Bawlf is a family friendly town w/new K-12 school. Asking $215,000 CA0173229 PE AC EF UL YEAR ’ROUND HOME … just steps away from Dried Meat Lake! 3 bdrm., 2 baths. Cozy, character cottage w/many upgrades. Beautifully landscaped yard w/2 decks, oversized dble. garage. Don’t miss out on this one! Asking $339,900 CA0174375

FARMS FULL QUARTER SECTION 15 MIN. FROM CAMROSE! … 2 wells, approx. 109 acres cult. w/47 in mixture of fenced pasture, trees, yardsite. 1327 sq. ft. bungalow w/updated windows, siding, shingles, kitchen, fully fin. bsmt. 28’x48’ htd. shop w/15’ ceiling, concrete flrs. Numerous older out bldgs., 2 shelters, 2 corrals, new power poles/elec. serv. 2 lge. garden plots, fruit trees. Incredible property to start farm operation, but also lends itself to subdivision. CA0166651 Asking $797,000 79 ACRES … across road from Black Nugget Lake Campground, only 2 min. from Coal Creek Golf Course! Build your dream home or add to your current farming operation. Approx. 35 acres cult., remaining pasture, slough. Asphalt to property, utilities close by. Close to Round Hill, 25 min. to Camrose! CA0168803 Asking $200,000

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! CA0148931 Now only $619,900 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 WELL ESTABLISHED KIDS’ CLOTHING AND MATERNITY BOUTIQUE! … Charming bus. in heart of downtown Camrose. Bright, open floor plan. You’ll love the trendy product lines, impeccable attention to detail. With room to grow, owners willing to stay and help w/transition! Ask $177,000 CA0153778 BUSINESS / R ESTAUR ANT OPPORTUNITY! … Have a passion to own your own? Best main street location in city of Camrose! Completely renovated less than 2 years ago. Upgraded kitchen equipment, ventilation system, tables, chairs, fridges, coolers and more. Touch Bistro software and iPad entry. Upper business revenue and great bsmt. development. Exceptional opportunity and location! Asking $479,000 CA0168555 EXCELLENT BUSINESS/INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY! – 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! Call now! CA0146778 EXC. COMMERCIAL SPACE … w/39 Street frontage. One acre lot w/8751. sq. ft. of shop/ office space. 20.5’x92’ commercial drive-thru wash bay. Multitude of uses as one operation or in current use for separate businesses. Ask Matthew for a schematic to see how this property lays out and could suit your needs. Asking $995,000 CA0168184

FOR LEASE 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 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 MIXED USE PROPERTY, ZONED M1 … Central location. 3780 sq. ft. bldg., lge. front office area, 2 separate bays. Easy customer access, parking. 100’x170’ lot, fenced compound. Exc. place for your business! Asking $2850/mo. CA0152403 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

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By Lori Larsen

Life couldn't be any better with this beautiful, low maintenance condo with some of the best views you can have in the City. Sitting on your back deck, overlooking the valley and the ski hill while enjoying your morning beverage, is what it is all about. The open front entry area with easy to keep tile f looring smoothly transitions into the large kitchen where entertaining will be a breeze. An island and plenty of counter space make meal preparation easy, all



IMMACULATE CUSTOM BUILT … WELL maintained 2-storey home ! Many up-grades, features. 3 bdrm., 3 baths, engineered hardwood, upgraded kitchen, vaulted ceilings, custom built FP. 2 decks, triple car garage + much more! Asking $399,900 CA0175263

the while maintaining the flow of conversation into the living room that features a stylish corner gas fireplace. Large windows offer spectacular views of the valley and patio doors lead out to your deck where you can take in the fresh air while relaxing. Grab a cup of tea before you head to bed and settle down with even more views in the bayed seating area of your large master bedroom. The master also has a private three-piece en suite and huge double closets.

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 $339,000 CA0143960 INDUSTRIAL LAND ZONED M2 … located in heart of pipe industry industrial area of City of Camrose. Off-site levies 54 Avenue have been paid. Two parcels available. 10.53 acres at $475,000 and 7.84 acres at $350,000. Great opportunity, lots of potential. Call now! CA0161808, CA0161811 TURN KEY RESTAURANT, ROUND HILL … Spotless commercial kitchen, dining room seats 32 guests. Well positioned on 3 lots, across from playground, ball diamonds. All equipment included. Would work for any retail business looking to start up in this friendly community! Asking $208,800 CA0165402 EXC. MIXED USE PROPERTY, ZONED M1 … Central location, 3780 sq. ft. bldg., lge. front office area, 2 sep. bays. Easy customer access, parking. 100’x170’ lot, fenced compound. Exc. place for your bus., lease what you don’t need! Now only $349,000 CA0152398 GREAT INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY! … Spacious (2300+ sq. ft.) comm. bldg. on huge corner lot, only 10 min. from Camrose. Storage? Workshop? Previously used as residential/mixed use property. Attic offers add. storage. Property assessed at $95,210 in 2018. SOLD AS IS! Asking $49,000 CA0174574 39 Street

LOCATED IN THE BEAUTIFUL LITTLE COMMUNITY OF DAYSLAND! … ! R EDUCED Recently remodeled 3-bdrm. bungalow. Bright, open floor plan on 6000 sq. ft. lot. Close to hospital, downtown, park. Perfect for first time home buyer or investor. CA0140553 Asking $65,000 TASTEFULLY DECORATED BASHAW HOME … Located on quiet street. Htd. 24’x36’ garage w/ workshop in back. Fully fenced beautifully landscaped yard. Inside you will find room for everyone! Large kitchen and DR, FR w/ wood stove, 2nd FR in bsmt., 4 bdrms. and lovely sunroom allows everyone to have space. Tasteful upgrades throughout, this home is a must see! Asking $249,000 CA0168855 WONDERFUL OPPORTUNITY … to have your own corner lake lot in the summer village of White Sands! Steps away from the beach! Don’t miss out! Asking $120,000 CA0158446 EXCELLENT VISIBILITY FROM HWY 21! … Only 15 min. from Camrose, on the south side of New Norway, 0.97 acre already packed, graded and graveled,PR the direct E! access to a NEWalongICHwy paved service road 21 is already built and included in the asking price. Zoned urban industrial. Ask $104,900 CA0168713 HUGE 100’X183’ DOUBLE LOT… Edge of town in Strome with nothing but open field to the east. Asking $12,500 CA0168806 READY TO EXPAND YOUR CURRENT BUSINESS? … Two hwy commercial lots located in thriving community of Bashaw. With ease of access to hwy, fantastic exposure, these lots may be ideal for you! Great flat sites w/utilities accessible. Asking $55,000 each CA0150724/CA0150727 EAST OF BITTERN LAKE … Over 16 acres available for creation of new subdivision involving up to 8 lots! 12 min. from Camrose, ICE! Potential for a 35 min. from Edmonton Airport. NEW PR variety of options. Subject to be re-approved with County. Asking $300,000 CA0169440 TREED LOT IN VILLAGE OF RYLEY … Potential future dev. for your next home or investment property. All utilities at property line. Ryley has amenities: school, bank, grocery store, restaurants + more! CA0172223 Asking $75,900 BEAUTIFUL DAYSLAND BUNGALOW … w/many great features. 9’ ceilings, hardwood floors, MF laundry, ICF foundation plus infloor heat in bsmt. AND in 24’x26’ garage. Huge kitchen w/ central island, tons of oak cabinetry. Covered Deck. CA0177058 Asking $289,000


COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY! … Perfect location, adjacent to Cornerstone commercial area, a well-established hub of Camrose retail/business activity! The possibilities are endless with this land! CA0151317 Asking $6,495,000

FOR LEASE BRAND NEW STATEOF-THE-ART BLDG! … Exc. east end hwy location. Outstanding efficiently designed concrete bldg., property. Exc. presentation, streetscape, superior site plan, low operating costs. High visibility, easy customer access. 3 lease areas w/4453 sq. ft. Separate entrance. Outstanding place for your business! CA0152225 NEW 1080 SQ. FT. BAYS … available for rent. Looking for space for your new or growing business, or maybe a spot to work on your car or park your RV? These bright, spacious bays w/14’ high x 16’ wide OH doors may be ideal. Bay sizes are 27’ wide x40’ deep w/16’ of ceiling height. Plumbed in for shower, toilet, separate utility metres. Utilities, common area fees are above rent. Asking $1100/mo. CA0177690 EXC. LEASE OPPORTUNITY! … Great bldg. 1276 sq. ft. set up w/4 offices, lge. reception area, lunch room, bathroom, lge. storage room. Paved parking w/front, rear access. 12’ ceilings, $9.50/sq. ft. plus $3.50 common area costs, plus GST. CA0158829

LOTS GREAT OPPORTUNITY … 85’x122’ lot bordering 48 Avenue and 48 Street in Camrose. !Close to ED LISTLake. college, schools, downtown, Mirror JUST Asking $134,900 CA0177494

COUNTRY GETAWAY … on 16.8 acres w/ executive bungalow only 20 miles from Camrose. Designed for horse lovers w/15 acres of fenced pasture, 4 shelters, 80’x100’ outdoor riding arena, 46’x64’ indoor riding arena. CA0164131 Asking $879,900 PREMIER ACREAGE OPPORTUNITY NW OF CAMROSE … just off Hwy 21. 26.66 total acres w/2190 sq. ft. fully fin. 2-storey w/300 sq. ft. sunroom, a/c, 3 FP, vinyl windows, newer shingles, MF office. Masterfully landscaped yard w/quality bldg., 23’x25’ attached garage, 32’x48’ 3-bay htd. shop, 32’x60’ partially htd. shop, 34’x60’ barn, all metal clad. Exc. hobby acreage w/7 fenced acres, 11 acres of hay, good aerated dugout w/irrigation option, additional penned area around the barn. You’ll love coming home! CA0158194 Asking $949,900

INCREDIBLE MATURE TREED 5.3-ACRE SITE … w/1355 sq. ft. bungalow built in 2002. Country kitchen, 5 lge. bdrm., in-floor heat. Oversize garage, 40’x16’ shop. Room for outdoor riding arena, your country paradise awaits! CA0156297 Asking $379,000 WONDERFUL 3.16 ACRE AGREAGE SITE! … Perfect, private setting only a few miles off Hwy 13 w/exc. bldg. site. Good quonset, power, well, gas on property. Come enjoy tranquility of acreage life! CA0168091 Asking $174,900 COUNTRY LIVING AT ITS FINEST! … Animals very welcome! 9 acres, 3-bdrm. house, shed, garage, barn + much more. This setting will impress you! Ask $369,900 CA0168294 LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION! … This very private and well treed acreage is only minutes away from Mayerthorpe, and roughly 1 mile off Hwy 43. Perfect spot to build your dream home! Asking $49,000 CA0168661 GREAT FLEXIBLITY IN MAYERTHORPE … Over 23 acres zoned “Country Residental Ranch” which permits multiple land uses. Perfect to run your business, build dream home or hobby farm. Great location along Hwy 43, just minutes from Mayerthorpe. Asking $230,000 CA0168666 CHARMING 5 ACRE PARCEL! … close to Camrose, Nisku, Beaumont, Wetaskiwin. Quiet, peaceful sub-division could be ideal spot you’ve been waiting for. 32’x50’ quonset. Power, gas to property line. Asking $149,900 CA0175009

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 $599,000 AMAZING COUNTRY LIFEST YLE … awesome private setting! 34.84 acres on Hwy 833 only 5 min. from Camrose. It’s perfect for hobbyist, small bus. or rec use. Private treed setting, groomed nature paths, 11 support bldgs. 2+3 bdrm, 1822 sq. ft. custom built energy efficient bungalow. Perfect for active family! CA0164813 Asking $544,900 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. Asking $339,000 CA0127546 QUIET LIVING FOR A FAMILY W/ROOM FOR ALL THE TOYS, ANIMALS! … 1660 sq. ft. modular home w/fully fin. bsmt. Fully sheltered yard w/firepit, volleyball area, lge. garden, 24’x32’ htd., ins. oversize shop w/11’+ ceiling. Lge. shelter, chicken coop, workshop, 2nd garage, corrals. Ask $369,900 CA0165510 OVER 12 ACRES 2 MILES WEST OF DAYSLAND! … Well kept 3-bdrm. bungalow on new concrete bsmt. in 2004. Ideally set up for horses or equestrian business. 50’x80’ quonset w/new metal roof. Great water supply. CA0169656 Asking $319,000 COUNTRY LIVING 7 MIN. FROM CAMROSE! … 5.83 acres, reno’d character 3-bdrm. home! Beautifully landscaped yard w/numerous out bldgs. incl. quonset, hip roof barn, storage bldg. Book your showing for this peaceful oasis today! Asking $479,900 CA0172789 SO AFFORDABLE, SO MUCH POTENTIAL … Almost an acre (0.81+/–) w/ins. dble. garage, lots of mature trees, fenced dog run, some out bldgs. Older mobile home not considered to be of any monetary value. 10 min. from Camrose. Asking $69,000 CA0177394 LOTS OF POTENTIAL HERE! … Well treed, private acreage only a few miles off pvmt. Spectacular mature yard site. Ask $400,000 CA0174776



HUSTLE PARK ... by huge playground and west end amenities! • 30 lots w/alley access, start from $91,190 • 18 cul-de-sac lots, start 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! WELCOME TO CAMROSE’S NEWEST SUBDIVISION – CASCADES! … Close to all shopping, new playground, dog park, green space, lake, wedge away from golf course. Don’t miss out on opportunity to build your dream home on affordable lots today! Local builders ready to get started on your new project. Easy access for commuters to Hwy 13. Hurry, pick your lot before they’re gone! Starting at $85,900

Central Agencies Realty Inc. 4870-51 St., Camrose


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

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Plenty of room for all those favourite shoes. Completing the main floor is a bedroom that could be used as a home office, four-piece main bathroom and convenient main floor laundry with tons of built-in cabinet space. The completely finished basement has a huge family room that would be the ideal place for that theatre television or pool table with a walk-out door to your backyard and shaded patio area. Another large bedroom also

looks out over the valley views and a four-piece bathroom means guests have their own private area. An oversized storage area is perfect for tucking away seasonal items. With all the City amenities but with country views this home at #15, 5405-39 Avenue priced at $549,000 puts relaxation back into living . Join Wally Wrubleski at an open house on Thursday, Sept. 12 from 1 until 3 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 14 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., or for a private viewing call:

Central Agencies Realty 4870-51 Street, Camrose 780-672-4495 or 780-781-7088 Cell Wally Wrubleski

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The Central Agencies Realty Team is eager to go to work for you! We’ve been matching buyers with sellers, with integrity, since 1963. #100, 4870-51 St., Camrose 780-672-4495 1-800-809-8040

Open HouseS Wed., Sept. 11, 11am-1pm 4812-47 Street

INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY! … This home is close to downtown and the University and has 4 bdrm., 1 full bath and tons of character. Outside has tons of privacy and is surrounded by mature trees! This is a must see! CA0168774 Asking $129,680


2-storey walkout with unobstructed valley view! Asking $569,900 CA0146374

CORNER LOT DUPLEX IN CREEKVIEW! … Affordable investment opportunity or first time home owner! 3 bdrm., open concept design, fin. bsmt., massive yard. Don’t miss out on this opportunity! Asking $245,000 CA0175259

Thur., Sept. 12, 11am-1pm 106 Martin Avenue BITTERN LAKE BIT TERN LAK E, HUGE LOT, BEAUTIFUL VIEWS! … 4-bdrm. home only 10 min. west of Camrose. Tons of square footage, open kitchen, living area, hardwood flrs., fully fin. bsmt. Oversized htd. garage, much more! A must see! Asking $429,900 CA0160977

Thur., Sept. 12, 12-2 pm 5122-36 Avenue ABSOLUTE STUNNER! … Stylish, functional WO 2storey. 3 bdrm., 3 baths, upper laundry room, bonus room, 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! Cov. deck, fin. garage. Asking $569,900 CA0146374

Thur., Sept. 12, 1-3 pm Sat., Sept. 14, 11am-1pm #15, 5405-39 Avenue “Home of the week, see page 31!”

COUNTRY LIVING IN THE CITY! … This beautifully planned unit overlooks valley, old ski hill. MF boasts lge. kitchen w/island, tons of counter space, cabinetry, natural light. Stunning views of valley greet both LR, master c/w dble. closets, 3-pce. en suite. MF laundry, guest bdrm. Bsmt. has huge family room w/lge. windows, WO door to valley. CA0172678 Asking $549,000

Thur., Sept. 12, 4-6 pm 5908-24 Avenue Close 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

Here is a quick look at some of the key features of this compelling 2076 sq. ft. home: • high quality vinyl SLEEK KITCHEN DESIGN • white cabinets to the plank flooring ceiling • quartz countertops • centre island throughout • walk-thru pantry • 9’ MF ceiling • tile backsplash • 8’ doors • eating bar • A/C • gas FP AMAZING MASTER • finished garage • stunning en suite • bonus room • 6’ walk-in tiled shower • 2 additional bedrooms • soaker tub

OVER 2100 SQ. FT., FULLY FINISHED … Walking distance to 3 schools, parks, playgrounds, rec areas. 5 bdrm., 4 baths, MF office, huge rooms! Property needs work but has great potential! Asking $264,900 CA0166305 AMAZING TOP FLOOR CONDO! … Sunroom, park views! Gorgeous 1865 sq. ft. w/htd. garage in bldg. Now only $332,500 CA0156477


Never before occupied ~ Ready for you!

VILLA AT VALLEY RIDGE … A LUXURIOUS LIFESTYLE! By Stoney Creek Valley, parks, walking / ski trails. Beautiful quality built villa style bungalow w/huge covered deck, attach. ICE! garage, your own yard! NoPR condo fees. Exc. presenNEW tation. Gorgeous, bright, must see! CA0167872 Asking $319,900 EXC. BI-LEVEL IN CULDE-SAC BY PARKS, SCHOOLS! … Beautiful open floor plan, exc. country kitchen w/island, BI desk, WI pantry. Bright dinette w/garden door to private tiered deck. Spacious LR, superb master, en suite, MF laundry. Awesome bsmt. dev., huge family/media room. Private yard, workshop, RV parking, attach. htd. garage. Asking $323,900 CA0174588 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 $275,000 CA0146458 EXC. RENO’D BUNGALOW … in great location w/dble., single garage! Previous reno’s incl. vinyl plank flrg., paint, trims, doors, light fixtures, furnace, baths, bsmt. windows, bsmt. kitchen. Check out this great home, you won’t be disappointed! Asking $307,000 CA0171751 CLEAN, FRESH, MOVE IN READY! … Affordable bungalow, fully fin. 2+1 bdrm. Asking $317,500 CA0164931

CAMROSE HOMES OVER $375,000 WOW! WALKOUT BUNGALOWS! … Valleyview West by lake, parks, walking trails! Exc. presentation, coffered ceilings, hardwood flrs. Gourmet kitchen, granite, spacious dinette, gorgeous LR. Superb master. MF laundry. Exc. bsmt., in-floor htg, deck/patio, fin. garage, A/C. Asking $397,162 CA0165802 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 $987,000 CA0136120 IMMACULATE, PRISTINE 2-STOREY CUSTOM BUILT … WO in Creekview. Beautiful hardwood floors, inviting floor plan. Floor to ceiling windows w/valley views. Thoughtfully designed kitchen w/ample custom cabinetry, full walk-thru pantry, high end appl. Master en suite w/dble. sinks, in-floor heat, soaker tub, WI shower. A/C. Fin. bsmt. w/family room, bdrm., full bath. Fenced yard w/underground sprinklers, firepit area, garden, landscaping. RV parking, oversized htd. garage. C A0171861 Asking $689,000 ONE OF THE NICEST YARDS IN CAMROSE ! … Located in quiet crescent, a must see! Parklike setting in back yard boasts underground sprinklers, RV parking, lovely fountain, superb deck. Inside has been well cared for, nicely updated w/new windows, flrg. in most rooms. Ton of natural light, lots of space. Downstairs has recently been fin. off w/new flrg, in-floor heat, 2 new furnaces plus much more! Asking $460,000 CA0158454 GORGEOUS FAMILY 2-STOREY! … Huge yard in Century Meadows. Close to parks, walking trails. Beautiful 2741 sq. ft. home. Exc. presentation, beautiful open staircase, vaulted ceilings, hardwood flrg. Exc. kitchen, bright dinette, dining, living, family, den, 2 cozy FP, MF laundry. Huge master, superb en suite. Asking $499,000 CA0158150 WOW! WALKOUT BUNGALOWS! … Fin. bsmt. Located in Valleyview West by lake, parks, walking trails. Exc. presentation, coffered ceilings, gourmet kitchen, granite, spacious dinette, gorgeous LR, superb master, MF laundry. In-floor htg. Awesome deck/patio, 20.5’x25’ fin. garage. You’ll love it! CA0168185 Asking $425,162 EXC. BUNGALOW ON HUGE PIE LOT … backing onto green space! This stunning 1617 sq. Asking $499,500 CA0165473


ft. property!

Sat., Sept. 14, 11am-1pm 3011-67 Street

Sat., Sept. 14, 11am-1pm 5716 Marler Drive

CENTURY MEADOWS NEIGHBOURHOOD LGE. CORNER LOT … 5-bdrm. 3 bath, well-maintained home. Reno’d incl. modern ! kitchen, a/c, G new STINshower, W LIglass in-floor htg.,NE luxury natural light + much more! Htd. triple car garage, newly landscaped yard w/fire pit area. CA0177585 Asking $468,800

GREAT BI-LEVEL, CLOSE TO PARKS, SCHOOLS, REC AREA! … Cozy 2+2 bdrm. w/new flrg., bright LR spa! to private cious kitchen, dinette doors LISTED JUSTw/patio deck. Exc. bsmt., lge. family/games area, wet bar. Private yard, maint. free fencing. Htd. 14’x24’ garage, RV parking, alley access + more! A must see! Asking $267,900 CA0177752

Beautiful Walkout Bungalows by Battle River Homes Finished Basement

BRIGHT, COZY UPDATED BUNGALOW … close to playgrounds, west end amenities. 3+1 bdrm. w/reno’d 4-pce. main bath, 3-pce. bsmt. bath, vinyl MF windows, updated bsmt. Fully fenced yard, 16’x24’ garage. Exc. starter or downsizing home! Asking $262,500 CA0169616


“New model – 1456 sq. ft.”

Thur., Sept. 12, 11am-1pm 3402-50A Street Close

CAMROSE HOMES $250,000 to $375,000

Another terrific family property conscientiously Thur., Sept. 12, 12-2 pm designed and carefully 5122-36 Avenue built by

Wed., Sept. 11, 3-5 pm 3905-49 St., Ironwood Estates

NEW SHOW HOME BY IPEC HOMES! … An amazing community! Close to walking trails. Zero step, no condo fees. A must see! Starting from $349,900

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WALKOUT ~ LAKE ESTATES! • 1248 sq. ft. • 25’x20.5’ garage Asking $425,162 CA0168185 Starting from




CHARMING, QUAINT HISTORIC HOME … close to university, downtown Camrose. 2-storey w/3 bdrm., 3 baths. Tons of original character, some updated reno’s. Lge. lot. Great investment opportunity! A must see! Asking $299,000 CA0177842 INCREDIBLE FIND! … Meticulously kept bungalow, fully fin. w/many updates. Asking $299,900 CA0173073 CHARMING BUNGALOW HOME … backing onto quiet park space! 3 bdrm., 2 baths. MF features planked ceiling, brick FP, eat-in kitchen, access to east sunroom. Att. dble. garage, fully fenced, landscaped w/green thumb in mind. Well maintained one-owner home. Available for imm. possession. Asking $279,900 CA0175774 EXC. BUNGALOW NEAR PARK … playground, golf course. 1100+ sq. ft., 2006 built, great for family, retirement or downsizing. 4 bdrm., 3 bath, en suite, WI closet, MF laundry, fin. bsmt., lge. family room. Dble. att. garage, deck, super shed, beautiful fenced yard w/alley access. Asking $319,900 CA0175100 AWESOME BUSINESS LOCATION! … Exc. property, high visibility! Ideally suited for salon, spa, multiple prof. or retail serv. Beautiful 1060 sq. ft. home transformed throughout. Exc. decor/detail complemented by natural lighting. Bright work areas, country kitchen, cozy sunroom, private deck. Dev. bsmt. a/c. Exc. yard, single garage, carport + more. Easy customer access, parking. Now only $299,900 CA0161225



BEAUTIFUL BI-LEVEL IN CREEKSIDE! … 5-bdrm., bright, open plan, hardwood flrg., exc. kitchen, spacious dinette, lovely bright LR, superb masG !lge. family/games ter, en suite.NE Exc. dev., LISTIN W bsmt. room w/cozy FP. Awesome fenced yard, private deck, courtyard, hobby shed, RV parking, htd. garage. Asking $399,000 CA0177721 SPECTULAR 6-BDRM., 4 BATH HOME … may just be the place you’ve been waiting for! Warm, open floor plan w/vaulted ceilings, upgrades. Kitchen w/walk-through pantry, family room w/generous dining area, covered deck. Master is spectular w/its own private deck, en suite w/lge. WI closet. Fully fin. bsmt. perfect for kids. Massive lot, maint. free fence, new FP area. Huge 4-car garage. The list goes on! Asking $539,900 CA0175382

LGE. 3-BDRM. FAMILY HOME … w/lge. kitchen. Bsmt. very open w/lge. fam. room, rec room w/wet bar could be converted to 2nd kitchen. Newer HWT (2016) some vinyl windows. Easy access ramp to back yard, dble. detached garage. Ask $254,900 CA0173140

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OPEN HOUSE Thursday, Sept. 12 4-6 pm 5908-24 Ave. Close

Awesome Community ~ Park ~ ~ Lake, Trails ~ ~ Quality ~ ~ Craftsmanship ~ ~ Finished w/elegance ~

C US TO M BU I LT, FULLY FINISHED … in Creekview! 4 bdrm., 4 baths, quartz counters, vinyl plank flrg., LED pot! Gpantry, IN ST LI lights, a/c, walkthrough 3-pce. en suite, NEW upstairs laundry, upgraded window coverings. WO bsmt. 2 covered decks, 22’x24’ garage, RV parking. Asking $495,000 CA0177583 EXCEPTIONAL 5-BDRM. BUNGALOW … on quiet street in Century Meadows backing berm. Asking $419,900 CA0175981 BEAUTIFUL NEW HOME … close to U of A in heart of Camrose. This unique, up-scale custom home won’t disappoint. 3 bdrm., in-floor htg., garage, exquisite finishings. PLUS hardwood floors, triple-pane windows, ICF foundation, hardy board siding w/added insul. New build close to downtown, within walking distance to all amenities. Asking $489,900 CA0168564 BEAUTIFUL CUSTOM HOME … backing onto park space in Creekview! 3-car garage, RV parking + more! Hardwood flrs., modern kitchen, garden door to deck overlooking park w/inset hot tub. 4 bdrm., den, 3 full baths. True master suite w/ WI closet, double vanity, makeup desk, oversized shower. Fin. bsmt. w/in-floor heat. Fully fenced, landscaped, close to valley walking trails. Asking $521,000 CA0161360 BEAUTIFUL BUNGALOW, PRIVATE SETTING! … Backing onto golf course. You’ll love location! Asking $399,900 CA0167913 valleyview west! … Stunning custom built 5-bdrm. bungalow. Great layout, hardwood flrg., high ceilings throughout, granite counters, lge. island in kitchen, in-floor heat. Triple car garage, fully landscaped + so much more! A must see! Ask $599,900 CA0158173 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. Now only $539,900 CA0140533 WONDERFUL HOME … in an exc. location. 3 bdrm., nicely updated, bright open floor plan. Asking $379,000 CA0159558

MAINT. FREE LIVING AT PARK PLACE NORTH! … One-bdrm. w/den, east facing condo. Simple, open, inviting floor plan, cozy gas FP, beautiful, bright windows, a/c, fantastic deck, 12’x17’ garage. Ideally located within walking distance of grocery store, coffee shops, downtown Camrose. Welcome home! CA0156029 Asking $229,900 ENJOY CAREFREE CONDO LIFESTYLE … in this 2-bdrm., 2 bath home. Bright, open floor plan. Tons of natural light. Kitchen open to dining area, LR w/ample cabinetry. Downstairs has storage area, 2 good size bdrm., full bath. Titled single garage. Close to downtown, Augustana. Asking $204,900 CA0175007 AFFORDABLE VERY CLEAN SENIOR CONDO … walking distance to doc appt., west end restaurants, shopping! East-facing sunroom 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. Bldg. has games room, exercise room plus! CA0156225 Asking $174,000 AFFORDABLE TURN KEY CONDO … in quiet neighbourhood. Close to downtown, U of A. May be just what you’ve been waiting for. 2 bdrm., great open concept w/ample storage througout. Add this one to your list! Asking $169,900 CA0174590 IMMACULATE UPDATED HOME NEAR COLLEGE! … Fully reno’d w/ lge. LR w/gas FP, kitchen has solid maple wood cabinets! Asking $234,000 CA0169546 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 $44,900 CA0177905 TURN KEY CONDO … Close to schools, downtown core. Good proximity to Augustana Campus. Vaulted ceiling w/newer lino flrg., maple cabinets, open concept living. 2 bsmt. bdrm. w/bi-level windows, 4-pce. main bath, in suite laundry, some storage. Comes w/one parking stall. Cozy deck. Ask $164,500 CA0172140 MOBILE HOME ON ITS OWN LOT … w/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! CA0172508 Asking $84,900 GROUND FLOOR CONDO, HTD. GARAGE, WORKSHOP IN BLDG. … Senior friendly design, lifestyle ! Bright, spacious, open, 9’ ceilings! Country style kitchen, lovely LR, cozy FP, sunroom w/easy access to patio. Easy access shower, spacious laundry room. Now only $225,000 CA0153960 GREAT REVENUE PROPERTY … or first time home buyer! 1018 sq. ft. Asking $139,000 CA0175413 NESTLED IN QUIET CULDE-SAC … this property has gorgeous walking trails, parks, golf course nearby. W/over 1100 sq. ft. of living space, this home delivers well laid out kitchen, LR area, along w/3 generous sized bdrm. Equipped w/new HI-E furnace from 2017. New HWT 2018. Detached garage perfect for workshop. Asking $149,500 CA0177296 EXC., AFFORDABLE OPPORTUNITY AWAITS YOU … with this 2016 built condo! This particular unit rises to the top compared to the rest due to its extra bright windows, front street and separated sidewalk access. Features include exc. kitchen/DR, master c/w 2 closets, vinyl plank flrg., stylish light fixtures. Asking $157,000 CA0177111

CENTURY MEADOWS BUNGALOW – PARK SIDE ! … You’ll love the PARKSIDE location! Lovely 1,335 sq. ft. 3+1 ICE!plan, lovely bed family bungalow. W PRopen NEBright LR, spacious kitchen, huge dinette area, en suite and MF laundry. Bsmt. almost complete. Beautifully landscaped yard with fruit trees, 2-tier deck, gazebo, pergola, fenced att. garage, RV option and more! CA0158838 Now only $327,500 AMAZING COLLEGE AREA CHAR ACTER HOME … 1837 sq. ft. w/ lge. lot. 3 upstairs bdrm., extra kitchen downstairs add value. Beautiful hardwood complimented by cork flrg. Elec., kitchen design updated 2012. Updated walls for modern efficiency. Unique, special floor plan w/orig. ambience, plenty of natural light. New furnace. 2-car single garage. A gem of a home! Asking $279,000 CA0177366 EXC. FAMILY BUNGALOW, VICTORIA PARK! … Close to golf course, park. Bright, very well maintained 1118 sq. ft. Lovely LR, country kitchen, spacious master, en suite. Huge family/games room, cozy FP, storage. Nicely landscaped, fenced, 24’x22’ htd. garage, alley access + more! Great starter or retirement property. CA0177536 Asking $289,900 EXC. BUNGALOW, PERFECT CUL-DE-SAC … location, centre island, parks. Gorgeous redesigned EE built home. Amazing yard offers country lifestyle, private retreat. Beautiful bright open plan, hardwood flrg., solid wood doors, custom cabinetry. Exc. kitchen, superb master, spa. RV parking, etc. CA0167774 Asking $359,900


TERRIFIC HOME W/ ROOM FOR ALL! … Spacious LR, formal DR, lge. eat-in kitchen, 3 bdrm., 2 full baths on MF. Bsmt. fully dev., w/lge. rec room, 2 bdrm., full bath, laundry, storage. Located in quiet area of town, situated on mature landscaped lot. Asking $349,000 CA0174555 IMPECCABLE YARD W/ W E L L- M A I N TA I N E D HOME … only steps from Spaceship Park! Family size kitchen overlooks oversize park-like back yard. You’ll love layout: oversize bath, master bdrm. w/2 closets. Bsmt. has massive family room, 4th bdrm, 2nd bath, oversize laundry. No smoking, no pets, a/c home perfect for right family. Lge. deck, 24’x24’ insul. garage. CA0171879 Asking $329,900 BRAND NEW! WOW! … These 2-bdrm. homes have been masterfully, meticulously engineered & designed. High end finishes include triple pane windows, vinyl flooring, custom cabinets. Close to U of A, downtown core! Asking $309,900 CA0151852, 850, 849, 847


EXC. TOWNHOME BUNGALOW! … Close to parks, walking trails. Open concept design, bright LR w/beautiful ! tray ceiling, awesome STINGw/cappuccino W LIkitchen cabinets, cornerNEpantry, centre island, lge. master w/walk thru closet, 4-pce. en suite, MF laundry, fin. bsmt. Dble garage, spacious fenced yard + much more. Take a look today! Asking $309,900 CA0177228 CONDO W/LOFT OVERLOOKING JUBILEE PARK … Park views, walking trails! Blocks from city centre. BeautiICE! ceilings, awesome loft, W PR ful openNE design, vaulted huge bright windows, superb balcony. Lovely kitchen, gorgeous LR, cozy gas FP, 3 baths, spacious master, a/c. Htd. garage just steps from elevator! Now $319,900 CA0146607 LOVELY LOCATION, TERRIFIC UPDATES! … New furnace, siding, windows, flooring – the list goes on. Lge. LR, eat-in kitchen. Media room w/equipment incl. Stunning landscaped yard. This 4-bdrm., 2 bath home is ready for you! Asking $309,900 CA0177198

OVER $375,000

GREAT FAMILY HOME IN CENTURY MEADOWS … Fully dev., quiet cul-de-sac. Vaulted ceilings, huge master, 2 gas FP, a/c, in-flr. htg. 5 bdrm., wet bar, beautiful fenced pie-shape lot, enclosed deck + much more! Asking $525,000 CA0164181

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UNDER $250,000

WEST PARK 2-STOREY … walking distance to parks, playgrounds, west end amenities. Lovely layout w/lge. entryways, spacious dining/ living areas, cozy central ! kitchen NE w/gas stove, W LISTINGisland, corner pantry. 3 bdrm. up, two 4-pce. baths. 20’x24’ ins. garage, fully fenced yard, oversized deck. Asking $289,900 CA0177959

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CA0151847, CA0151849, CA0151850, CA0151852

51 Street & 48A Avenue

4001-50 Street, Camrose Phone 780.672.5851

Zero step entry! 1286 sq. ft.

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