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Vol. 13, No. 10, Wednesday January 3, 2018

Bruderheim Community Clinic opens Michelle Pinon Editor

The Bruderheim Community Clinic officially opened for business on Tuesday, January 3. Mayor Karl Hauch said the partnerships the town has formed, and is currently forming with businesses and many other organizations, are and will be paying dividends in the community. “The opportunities afforded our community through the great efforts of our Chief Administrative Officer Patty Podoborozny and her staff cannot be understated. Their efforts are much appreciated,” stated Hauch.

“Currently, we have three medical professionals as well as the Alberta Heartland PCN (Primary Care Network), providing services in Bruderheim,” stated Podoborozny. Chiropractor Dr. Bradley Basaraba, Podiatrist Dr. David Gibbs, and Reflexologist LeeAnne Egan will all be operating out of the clinic at varying dates and times throughout the month of January. Two PCN workshops on nutrition and physical activity have been slated for Jan. 9 and Jan. 22 respectively. “We now have the ability to provide a number of services to our community. We are providing no business expenses

fantastic partnership to for one year while the next three months. The town has been bring medical profesmedical professionals establish their practice,” working on recruiting sionals to our community.” n o t e d She went on to Podoborozny. explain, “The She went on Bruderheim to say, “We Pharmacy is proare continuviding the space, ing ****************************** to work and the Town of with Harold Bruderheim is takJames from ing care of the busithe Lamont ness side of the Health Care which Centre on a SUBMITTED PHOTO clinic, recruitgeneral prac- The Bruderheim Community Clinic opened includes titioner to for business on Tuesday, January 3. To ment and furnishwork in date, a chirpractor, podiatrist and reflexolo- ing the clinic. Also with Bruderheim. gist have signed on to provide services at partnering Lamont Health We are hop- the clinic. Care Centre to have ing to have a general practitioner medical professionals for their professionals work starting in the clinic in a the past two years, and in a satellite office has additional said, provided few months. We are very Podoborozny excited about the other “Finding a pharmacist to opportunities for us. It professionals that we anchor the clinic was has been a lot of work by will be announcing in the definitely the launch of a the entire community to

launch our clinic, and we are truly blessed with great friends of Bruderheim.” “The community,” added Podoborozny, “includes residents from Bruderheim as well as Lamont and Strathcona counties. Providing quality health care that is accessible and sustainable in a rural setting now, and into the future, is part of our strategic plan. Finding the medical services that are effective and patient focused for our small rural community will continue to be our priority. As we establish medical professional services in Bruderheim, we are already making plans for a larger clinic.”

Land acquisition hailed as positive step Michelle Pinon Editor

Land is the cornerstone of economic development, and the Town of Bruderheim was pleased to officially announce the acquisition of a 13 acre parcel on Thursday, December 21. Hailed as another positive step for town’s future, the property south of the cemetery on the east side of Highway 45 will support the community’s growth and development. “It’s not

often a municipality has an opportunity like this to guide long-term planning and sustainability,” stated Bruderheim Mayor Karl Hauch. He went on to say, “The sale of land to the Town of Bruderheim proves an opportunity for progressive municipal development. The intent is that development will address the social pillars of the community, such as social housing, recreation or professional services.” Having highway

frontage is a definite bonus, and Hauch pointed out that the soil has already been tested, and the purchase price will be made available when the sale is legally finalized in the fall of 2018. “We are so fortunate to continue to be supported by commercial and industrial partners in the region. On behalf of our residents, town council and staff, we offer a high thank you to the landowner for working together with us toward a bright future for

Bruderheim. Hauch added that that the landowner had requested anonymity at this

time. Deputy Mayor Pat Lee stated, “I believe with this land purchase the

town will be in good stead when the opportunity to develop is presented.”


Posing on the Town of Bruderheim’s newly acquired parcel of land are (l to r), Deputy Mayor Pat Lee, Economic Development Manager Doug Sullivan, Mayor Karl Hauch and Councillor Patrick Crawford.

2 - The Lamont Leader (Lamont, Alberta), Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Lamont seniors lodge residents receive warm welcome Quilting Club leaves 60 quilts as gifts for housewarming Michelle Pinon



Christmas came early for residents of the new seniors lodge in Lamont. As they moved in on December15 they discovered quilts on their beds thanks to members of the Loose Threads Quilting Club who made 60 of them to make them feel right at home in their new home. Lodge Manager Deb Hancheruk said the quilts, that were delivered on December 14 were a welcome surprise, and she couldn’t be more thankful for the generous gifts made by local artisans. Another welcome surprise, that came a few days before Christmas were the festive centrepieces that were made by art students at Lamont High School for it’s fundraising dinner theatre on Dec. 19. The cen-

Members of the Loose Threads Quilting Club donated 60 quilts for the residents who moved into the new seniors lodge in Lamont on Friday, December 15. trepieces were purchased by Tom and Gail Hrehorets at the event, and donated to lodge to adorn the tables in the dining room. Hancheruk said the relocation of 29 residents to the new lodge went smoothly. While residents were anxious and excited they have adjusted “very well” to their new surroundings. Hancheruk said a lot of the residents grew up or farmed in the area and wanted to stay in the community. Having family members and friends close by, also makes for a smooth transition. Also, helping to ease the transition was the holding off of moving in new residents to the lodge until after the new year. The facility is very spa-

cious and with an abundance of natural light and new furnishings have made for a very homey and appealing atmosphere in the lodge, added Hancheruk. The ladies auxiliary will also be operating a canteen on Mondays starting in

the new year. So far everything has gone better than anyone ever expected, and the next milestone will be when the official grand opening is held. Hancheruk said that will probably be sometime in February.

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Andrew School held its annual Elementary Christmas Concert on Dec. 20. Miss Patmore organized a lovely concert this year. It was a very delightful evening watching the grades sing their songs they have been practicing every day. Kindergarten started the evening with their song, “Santa stuck in the Chimney.” Next it was the gr. 1/2 class performing, “Frosty the Snowman.” The Gr. 3/4 sang and did some cool actions to “Twelve Days of Christmas”. The gym went completely black for a light performance to the song, “Sleigh Ride” by the Gr. 5/6 students. For the finale song, Kindergarten to Grade 6 sang “Silent Night” so gracefully for us to remember what the meaning of Christmas is. To everyone’s surprise, Santa took time from his busy schedule to make a stop after the concert just to say “Hi.”

Meakin Conrad wins Cossey Memorial Scholarship SUBMITTED ARTICLE Meakin Conrad is the recipient of the 2017 Cossey Memorial 4-H Scholarship. The Bruderheim area resident has been a member of the Chipman 4-H

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and hopes to use this program as a pre-requisite to enter medicine, and later on specialize in surgery. The Cossey Memorial 4-H Scholarship was established in 1992 in memory of Ralph Cossey, a purebred Hereford farmer from Chipman, and a longtime supporter of the 4H program. The $500 scholarship is administered through the Alberta 4-H Program and is awarded to a past or present 4-H member of the Northeast Region.





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Opinion Tick tock, there goes the fundraising clock It’s relatively sunny and cool sitting at the temperature of minus 22 degrees celsuis today, December 28. As I sit down to write my final editorial at the Lamont Leader, it is a good time to reflect. Closing one chapter to start another is bittersweet, and I would like to officially say farewell to those who have been a part of my journey here over the past six years. Glancing through the emails recently I took notice of one titled: ‘Not leaving anything to chance.’ Interestingly, it was from Rachel Notley ( urging me to not to sit on the sidelines, but donate before the December 31 fundraising deadline. Notley pointed out that: “Today’s Alberta is so much better,” since the NDP first took office. “We’ve protected and supported jobs, and built new roads, hospitals and schools. We’ve capped electricity rates, frozen tuition fees, and focused on looking out for one another.” She went on to explain that all of that is “at risk” with Jason Kenney’s quest for power in Alberta, “and we can’t leave anything to chance. If you’re proud of what we’ve done together, please don’t sit on the sidelines ahead of this upcoming fundraising deadline.”

Highlighted in orange, the words: “A donation of $5 before midnight December 31st will get you back up to $3.75* in generous tax credits.” At the bottom of the letter it stated: “Your tax credit amount is calculated using the donation history associated with this email address and is therefore approximately. If you’ve donated recently or using another email address, that might not be reflected here. Your official tax receipt will be sent to you by mail in February 2018.” It is interesting to note that no donations had been sent from my email address previously either. The rhetoric also included some bashing of the UCP and its extremist views. “I hope their job killing, gay-outing, school-cutting, health-privatizing, backwardlooking, hope-destroying, divisive agenda never sees the light of day in this province. I’ll do everything I can to protect the progress we’ve made together, but that’s never been a one-person job. When we’ve succeeded in the past-be it winning elections, introducing progressive legislation, or hitting our fundraising targets-it’s because we worked worked together. I need your help to do that again. Each of us chipping in and doing our part ahead of the December

31st deadline is the best way we can fend off the UCP right now.” Then it mentioned that a $5 donation before the Dec. 31 deadline could result in generous tax credits of $3.75 as previously stated in the email. To my knowledge political parties have constituency associations that help raise funds, and that is one of the constituency associations main goals. While I have the option of joining a constituency association or donating funds to one; I just don’t feel comfortable with a party leader soliciting funds on behalf of the party. I also think solicitation has implications on the political process at large. Just because the stamped logo states: “Alberta’s NDP,” can I know for certain the funds and or resources used to produce the email is from party coffers or public coffers, and would one trace or prove either one? Like the Beatles song ‘Can’t Buy Me Love,” I’m not ready to sell out to one side or another. What always counts the most are the final tally of votes at the end of a general election. Michelle Pinon

OP-ED: Bill 32 rammed through by NDP contends critic In the final days of the Alberta Legislature’s fall session, the NDP quietly rammed through major changes to how Alberta’s elections will work going forward. Most notably, the NDP has scrapped the longstanding six month residency requirement to be able to vote. That’s right: under the NDP’s new law, someone could potentially move to Alberta the day before the election and vote. The overwhelming majority of provinces currently have some sort of residency requirement before voting, with only Ontario and Newfoundland & Labrador having no requirement at all. Perhaps I’m alone, but I don’t know many Albertans that look to Toronto for inspiration. The United Conservatives sought a common-sense amend-

ment to the NDP’s legislation, requiring that someone would least need to have been in Alberta for 30 days before being able to vote (frankly, we would’ve preferred a number slightly higher than 30 days, but lowered our ask in the off chance the NDP would be willing to compromise). Sadly – but not entirely without surprise – the NDP rejected our proposal outright. To make matters worse, a person could potentially vote without showing any ID or proof that he or she lives in Alberta. A ‘friend’ could simply vouch that this ‘new Albertan’ lives in Alberta (as long as this ‘friend’ has his/her own ID and is on the voters list). It’s not inconceivable that an individual could ‘move’ to Alberta just days before an election and vote without

any proof of residency! The NDP’s change greatly increase the risk of foul play in Alberta’s elections. But in response to the UCP’s valid concerns, the NDP accused the United Conservative Party of “lying” (this from the party responsible for the biggest lie in Alberta political history – the carbon tax never once mentioned during the 2015 election). Despite the NDP’s bold accusations against the UCP, they were strangely unwilling to engage in any serious debate to expose the supposed ‘lie’. The government refused to hold committee hearings where expert witnesses could appear to provide their thoughts. The NDP even failed to consult with Alberta’s current Chief Electoral Officer – the independent officer of the Legislature responsible for oversee-

ing Alberta’s elections – before introducing its bill! For point of comparison, the Harper Government’s ‘Fair Elections Act’ of 2014 – much decried by the NDP and their friends – took 135 days to pass into law. Over two dozen committee meetings where held, with over 100 witnesses appearing to testify. It’s abundantly clear that the NDP introduced its controversial change late in the fall session

because they hoped Albertans would pay little attention to this attack on our democracy before Christmas. The government actually expected its bill to be passed in just four days. The United Conservatives fought the NDP’s efforts, although the law was eventually passed after whopping eight days. While the NDP previously attacked such railroading tactics in opposition, they have adopted the worst tendencies of the govern-

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Mundare School has eclectic Christmas Concert SUBMITTED ARTICLE Grade 1 teacher Vanessa Austin and her class never knew what crazy and creative adventures her Elf would get into overnight! An amazing and eclec-

tic Christmas concert was directed by music teacher Maureen Yule and featured songs from around the world that were not only sung, but made use of all the new instruments and percussion pieces purchased thanks to being awarded a Music-Counts Grant earlier this year. The students enjoyed themselves immensely, especially when they kept the drumming rhythm going strong during the First Nations “Children’s Blessing Song”. The concert ended with a sing-along of Christmas favorites for kids and audience alike. Our food bank food drive was a huge success and we were able to donate over a truckload towards stuffing the Fire Truck for Lamont

FCSS. Santa made a surprise visit to our PALS classroom on their last day and handed out gifts to our cozy and excited kiddos. Our Junior High Leadership team arranged a “treasure

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LAUDER, Keith Albert January 6, 1947 – December 15, 2017

It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Keith on December 15, 2017 at the age of 70 years. He will be lovingly remembered by his spouse, Trudy; daughter, Faith (Kevin) Neville and their children, Riley and Sarah; son, Timothy and his children, Dylan, Cory, Matthew, Melissa and Nicholas; sister, Ellen Sledz; brothers, Arthur (Dianne) and Jim (Emily); sister-in-law, Gwen Speed; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Predeceased by his parents, Albert and Elizabeth; brother-in-law, Ernie Sledz. A Celebration of Keith’s Life will be held on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 1:00 pm at Hainstock’s Funeral Home, 981034 Avenue, Edmonton, AB. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Keith’s Memory to the Cross Cancer Institute 11560 University Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T6G 1Z2. Hainstock’s Funeral Home & Crematorium 780-440-2999

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Regional tourism initiative receives provincial funding SUBMITTED ARTICLE Go East of Edmonton Regional Tourism Organization (RTO) is pleased and excited to announce that their Application to the CARES program through Alberta Economic Development and Trade has been approved for a Regional Tourism Development program. CARES is the Community and Regional Economic Support program to help with long term economic growth in Alberta. In fact, to date, Go East RTO is the first and only Tourism organization to receive this grant in Alberta. This speaks to their creative ability to continue to find funding to increase resources and make tourism in the East region more successful year after year. Did you know that over the past 5 years Go East RTO has received over 12 grants or Co-op funding from various Government departments for a very significant investment in development, marketing and support to our regional tourism industry. This project – “The Go East Roadtrips Tourism Development Project” will benefit every community along every highway in the region. Go East of Edmonton Regional Tourism covers the region between Edmonton and the Saskatchewan border, from north of Highway

28 down to south of Highway 13. Over 45 communities in Northeast and East Central Alberta are Members with Go East RTO and contributing to the project. This is an ambitious tourism development project valued at over $50,000 for 2018 & 2019. The project will develop themed itineraries to target consumers for more roadtrips and vacations in all areas east of Edmonton. Workshops and outreach will help small and medium sized businesses learn about resources to help their businesses grow. In the end the project will add new features to the website and enhance the regions marketing to convert more travellers to Go East of Edmonton! Interesting, Informative, and Inspiring…that was how over 30 members and community leaders, Mayors, Councillors and EDOs described the Go East RTO meeting held on November 29, at the St. Michael Recreation Centre (north of Lamont). With the exciting announcement of the CARES Grant Tourism development funding and the impressive growth stats presented, the potential for tourism growth east of Edmonton has never been greater. Presentations highlighted the organization,

trends and changes in the tourism industry, and the great results of Go East marketing projects undertaken throughout 2017. Kevin Kisilevich, Marketing Projects Manager, presented a full update of activities on behalf of the Go East of Edmonton non-profit tourism organization including the importance of tourism as part of a healthy economy in Alberta. Developing and growing tourism means that there will be a resulting boost to the economy generating jobs for all ages and all levels. Tourism is a community builder both in terms of prosperity and the development of the region’s people. Every dollar a visitor spends circulates throughout the community, creating a ripple of economic impact and community benefits. Did you know that in the province of Alberta, tourism is currently a $9 billion industry? By 2020 it will be a $10 Billion Industry in Alberta. To take advantage of the opportunity at hand, the Go East organization has worked hard to become the voice for tourism in all areas east of Edmonton. With leadership and effective marketing programs, the Go East Team is now achieving results never before seen by any tourism organization east of Edmonton. The scope of Go East marketing initia-


Fort Saskatchewan-Vegreville MLA Jessica Littlewood, left, presented Go East RTO board member Heather Atkinson and Go East RTO administrator Donna Jenson with a $25,000 cheque recently. tives was explained with statistics and goals reached by the Go East Team in 2017. In addition to this attendees heard about milestones reached, testimonials from readers and industry partners, and tips to help promote your community. Some of the specific and impressive results from marketing in 2017 included: Go East of Edmonton Travel Guide – demand and readership has really increased and is still the most popular travel guide across the region. Go East Website – once again traffic has doubled over last year, generating leads for partners across the region. It is the most comprehensive tourism website about this region

and the website is out performing other types of tourism websites across Alberta. Go East Social media – our followers are doubling every year now reaching thousands every week. The Go East organization continues to achieve new reaches in growth year after year, and with the increased recognition comes increased leverage and opportunities for developing new content and ideas to drive even more tourism dollars into the region. A detailed presentation of how Go East is excelling in digital marketing efforts was discussed by Trevor Tessier, Director of Strategy, Strong Coffee Marketing. Tessier has provided

leadership and strategy for a specialized campaign series with the Go East organization in both 2016 and 2017. He spoke in his presentation about the excellent results achieved through these campaign series in both years, including an explosion of website visitors, a huge increase in social media followers and total reach achieved, and a general upward trend in the recognition of both the Go East brand and region. Following this was an interesting presentation on Tourism Trends around Alberta, updates and activities from other tourism areas, and Travel Alberta activities and marketing opportunities.


Members of the Bruderheim Sparks & Brownies held their Christmas Party on December 21 at Spring Creek Manor where they helped residents make Christmas wreaths to enjoy this holiday season. The four Sparks and seven Brownies able to be in attendance, along with their Guiders (leaders), played a getacquainted game with the residents before working together to make festive wreaths for each resident and girl present. The girls brought gifts for each resident, too, consisting of socks and foot care items the girls had made at their previous meetings.


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From Where I Sit: Day, Month or Year

By Hazel Anaka If you’re at all like me, you’ve probably made New Year’s resolutions in the past. Those good intentions may be the result of thoughtful introspection or a kneejerk reaction to a health scare. They may be a sincere attempt to improve one’s lot in life or a feeble attempt at keeping up with the Joneses.

That fount of all knowledge, Wikipedia defines a New Year’s resolution as a tradition, most common in the Western Hemisphere “in which a person resolves to change an undesired trait or behaviour, to accomplish a personal goal or otherwise improve their life.” The apparent origin of the practice is with the Babylonians who made “promises to their gods at the start of each year that they would return borrowed objects and pay their debts.” For some, returning borrowed objects and paying debts might be infinitely easier than

some of the most popular intentions like quitting smoking or losing weight, I daresay. Then or now. Just sayin.’ If you’re at all like me, you’ve probably thrown the idea of making resolutions out with the Christmas tinsel. The follow-through or success rate is optimistically pegged at about thirty percent. My own practice has been to start (or stop) certain behaviours whenever I felt motivated to do so. And truthfully, it hasn’t always been successful. But, to me, the alternative is scarier. Deluding oneself into believing that all is

well and no course correction or improvement is possible or desirable. That’s pure BS, no matter who you are. Author Timothy Ferris is best known for his book, The Four Hour Workweek. I haven’t yet read my copy, which may explain why I’m still working a helluva longer than that. But I digress. I have finished his latest, Tribe of Mentors and am halfway through Tools of Titans. This is no small feat. Each one is 7” x 9” x 2” in size. Each one is packed with useful information from some of society’s most successful individuals. There are enough

November-daily meditation; December-no news or social media feeds. He discovered there was a carryover in behaviour. I haven’t tried it yet but I will. Isn’t it more palatable, doable to approach something for thirty days than 365? Most of us have at least that much staying power. So with a shiny new year of possibilities awaiting us, I wish you good health, abundance, and a short list of improvements to tackle by the day, month or year, from where I sit.

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Real Estate, Wills and Estates, Corporate, Notaries Tuesdays 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. By Appointment Century 21 Real Estate Building 5037 47 Ave (Railway Ave), Lamont When booking an appointment please specify the Lamont office


antique/classic vehicles, RVs, and more!!

Proudly Serving Lamont County and surrounding area’s


LEGAL ISSUES? Ronald W. Poitras Barrister & Solicitor Serving Lamont and Area Since 1977 Wednesday 1:30 – 5:00 pm by Appointment

780-895-2055 REAL ESTATE




Bill & Charles Matthews CERTIFIED SEPTIC DESIGNER & INSTALLER Box 197 Bruderheim, AB T0B 0S0

22 years experience

cell: 780-490-8616 email: website: office: 780-449-2800 fax: 780-449-3499 #109, 65 Chippewa Rd, Sherwood Park, AB T8A 6J7

• Sand, Gravel & Top Soil • Loading & Hauling • Landscaping • Excavating • Demolition

Box 653 Lamont AB T0B 2R0

Backhoe, directional boring, trackhoe, hydrovac, steamer, picker & gravel truck

Gerhard Rosin

Trevor Schinkinger Trucking Ltd.


BECJM Enterprises Ltd.

Are you Buying or Selling?


Don’t think Towing – Think Titan!

ph/fax 780-796-3952

Stadnick Contracting (2011) Ltd. Vacuum Services is now available for septic cleaning Contact: Brett Ph: 587-991-0398 Sherry Ph: 780-267-7354

No job too big or small, we’ll do them all!

Ph: 780-895-2349

Cell: 780-220-5405

Box 412 Lamont, Alberta T0B-2R0

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CLASSIFIEDS RATES $10.75 first 25 words 39¢ each additional word PICTURE BOLD $10.00 $5.00 WEEKLY REVIEW Ph. 780-336-3422 TOFIELD MERCURY Ph. 780-662-4046 LAMONT LEADER Ph. 780-895-2780

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The Cossey family would like to thank everyone for prayers, cards, food, visits, and phone calls. The flowers were very beautiful. We would also like to thank the people that sent money to the Lamont Hospital. We appreciate it more than you could imagine. ___________________ COMING EVENTS EVENTS COMING ___________________ Kinsella Recreation & Agricultural Society Annual General Meeting Thursday, January 11, at Kinsella Seniors Centre at 8 p.m.. Everyone welcome to attend. ____________________ LUTEFISK SUPPER Golden Valley Lutheran Church Friday, January 5, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $25.00 – ADVANCE ONLY Contact Muriel at 336-2444 49/51c ____________________ FOR RENT RENT FOR ____________________ 3 bedroom duplex in Tofield, $900/month utilities not included. Call: 587-987-2798. Available immediatly. TM01-04p







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Small 1 level house, in Tofield 2 bedrooms no smoking - no pets $400/mnth & $400 DD. 780-465-9908

Suite in four-plex in Tofield. 2 bedrooms, 1 & 1/2 bath. Fridge, stove, washer and dryer. Adults only. No smoking and no pets. $1,000/month. Available immediately. Call: 780-263-2688.

Snowblower - Murray 24" Sears Electric start Starts first pull Like new $425 780-240-7147 50/51p ___________________ For Sale, a Buick Lucerne with 147,000 kms. in nice condition, with new summer tires. For enquiries, please call 780-662-2465. TM50/01p ___________________ HAY FOR SALE


Roy’s Handyman Services. Flooring, trim work, basement finishing, decks, fences, kitchen cabinet installs and carpentry work. 780-662-0146 or 780-232-3097

LL50/02p ___________________ 3 Bedroom house, 2 1/2 baths. No pets, no smoking. Located in Viking. Phone 780385-0626 for more information. 44tfnc ___________________ 2 bedroom apartment for rent in Tofield. Includes balcony, insuite laundry, heat and water. $850/month. Phone 780-932-0041. TM43tfn ___________________ Room for rent. Private living area, bathroom, TV, laundry, exercise area and utilities are included. Located in Tofield. Call 780-6623066. TM43tfn ___________________ 2 bedroom large suite in 3-story walk-up apartment building under new professional management with live-in, on-site caretaker. Close to Town Centre, hospital and No-Frills Super-store. Rent from $895, incl. utilities, energized parking stall. DD $500. Seniors welcome with special rate. 780-6326878 or 780-918-6328

TM15tfnc ____________________ HELP WANTED WANTED HELP ___________________ Apiaries of Alberta are looking for five (5) Apiary Technicians (NOC8253), with a pay of $16 - $18/hour, depending on experience. It will be a 40 + hour week. Employment is from March to October 2018. Must have a minimum of three years (seasons) working full-time on Canadian style commercial apiary in the capacity of Apiary Assistant. •Two Apiary Workers (NOC8431), with a pay of $13 - $16.50/hour depending on experience for a 40 + hour week mid-July to mid-September, 2018. Applicants must be able to work in the presence of honey bees and will assist with colony management and honey extraction. Contact Gerard, by calling 780-662-4449 or e m a i l i n g, also via mail to: RR4 Tofield, AB T0B 4J0.

LL06tfnp ___________________ Bachelor and 1 bedroom suites, 3 appliances. Bachelor from $695, 1 bdrm from $795, rent incl. water, heat, energized parking stall. SD $500. 780632-3102

TM48-05p ___________________ Wanted F/T nanny for 9 year old child. Light housekeeping and meal preparation. $12.20/hr. Please call 780-6326471.



ALF/TIM/BR/TW mix. small squares, shedded $5. Rounds $50, minimal rain. Call late evenings 780-942-4107 LL51/16p ___________________ REAL ESTATE ESTATE REAL ___________________ WANTED Small family farm seeking cultivated, hayland, and pasture to rent/purchase in 2018. Competitive rates!! Phone 780-6197755. Prefer: ST MICHAEL, DELPH, PENO, STAR, LIMESTONE, LAMONT AND ANDREW AREA. LL37/08c ___________________ Restaurant for Sale. 9,000 sq ft building in Sedgewick plus 3 lots 25x100. Dinning room and lounge - 140 seats plus opportunity for additional living space. Call 780-3843600. Serious inquiries only! CPtfnp

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“For all your Cleaning Needs” Residential and Commercial Strip & Waxing, Steam Cleaning, Carpet Cleaning, Grass Cutting & Yardwork, Tree Cutting & Trimming SATISFACTION GUARANTEED Contact: 780-385-4154 Elizabeth F. Andersen - Director/Owner ___________________ COMPLETE RENOVATION SPECIALIST J/M PLUMBER / GAS FITTER DEMO - REMOVAL RENEW BATHROOM / KITCHEN / BASEMENT GENERAL HOME PROJECTS EFFICIENT / RELIABLE / AFFORDABLE 780 662 3596 GAVIN MCLEOD 780 915 9652 ___________________ Carpet and upholstery cleaning - residential and commercial. Truck mount unit, sewer back-up, and flood cleaning. Auto and RV cleaning. Call Glenn and Cindi Poyser, Fancy Shine Auto and Carpet Care at (780) 384-3087, Sedgewick. ___________________ DB LANDSCAPING, snowplowing, yard & skid steer services. Call Dustin 780-9197743.

TMtfn ___________________ Straight Line Fencing Custom Fencing - All types. We also remove old fencing. Clearing of bush. Also selling Liquid Feed. Mark Laskosky 780-9907659. tfnc ____________________ Ritchie’s Painting Co. Professional Interior/ Exterior Commercial & Residential Painting. Spray Painting & Cabinet R e f i n i s h i n g . Call Jason in Viking, AB today for a future estimate - Cell: 780-254-0166 or Home: 780-254-0700. 35tfnc ___________________ 35+ years exp. Drywall Taper. Living in Killam but willing to travel. Hand taper by trade but have experience with boxes, roller/flusher, taping tube. No bazooka experience. Have own tools (10-12" boxes, pump, angle box, roller, flusher, hand tools, etc.) Also do ceiling texture. Non-drinker, just want to work. Willing to work with existing taping crew. Contact me if interested. 780-385-2106 / 780-385-1251. CP51tfnp ___________________ WANTED WANTED ____________________ Hard Top Tent Trailer In good condition. Phone 780-336-0164 or 780-678-4610 50/01c


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Novice Austyne Morgan scores 7-goals vs. Wetaskiwin KERRY ANDERSON These are some of the results from the minor hockey league games held recently. (Please note that scores and scoring are taken from the websites, and some game scores and scoring is dependent on proper league entries. Deadline is typically Sunday evenings, so if scores are not noted they may have been entered after this time. Lamont Tier 3 Novice (3-2-0) downed Onoway on Dec. 23 at Lamont Arena. After Onoway got off to a 2-0 first period lead, Lamont came back with 8-straight goals led by Ryan Carstairs who scored 6goals. Other scorers were; Maddon Cossey (2a), Keelan Cartagena (1g), Isabel Weleschuk (1g), Sydney Cossey (1a), Evan Wick (1a), Cole Chudyk (1a), and Aidan Switzer (1a). Aidn Chopping stopped 20 shots to pick up the win in goal. Bruderheim Tier 4 Novice (5-1-0) skated to

a 9-0 shutout win over Wetaskiwin on the road, Dec. 22. Austyne Morgan scored 7-goals for Bruderheim, while Jacob Kofluk scored the other two goals. Assists went to; Thomas Purdy (2a), Liam Ellis, Liam Lewis and Maxim Dach. Lamont Tier 4 PeeWees (5-1-1) downed Tofield 7-2 at Tofield on Dec. 22 led by Dylan Onushko's hat trick (3g 1a). Other scorers were; Devon MacKinnon (2g), Alex Andruchow (1g 1a), and Ethan Weleschuk (1g 1a). Single assists went to; Camryn Fossum, Kade Dickinson, Maisie Andruchow, Jaxon Burant, and Preston Burback. Konnor Kalbfleisch recorded the win in goal. Lamont Tier 4 Midgets (7-2-0) dropped a 5-2 penalty-filled game at home against Vegreville on Dec. 22. Max Farrell and Connor Kardash were the only Lamont players to find the back of the net. Assists went to; Kale Ridsdale, Ty Chabillon, and Kalem Stuermer.

Blanket Alberta Ads take approximately 10 days to process ________________________ AUCTIONS AUCTIONS TWO Unreserved Auctions. Thursday, Jan.18. Machine Shop Closure. 5830-92 St. Tuesday, Jan. 23. Fabricating Equipment Sale, 75 St & 51 Ave, Edmonton. Preview one day prior to sales. Both sales are sold from 51 Ave. site. ACER 4580 Dynamic Lathe, 9.2" Bore. Un-used Sliven CU800 Engine Lathe. 35 x 118" 4 other lathes, radial drill, mills over 1,000 quality lots of machine and fabricating equipment. Visit Or call Foothills Equipment Liquidation 780-922.6090. ________________________ BUSINESS BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES OPPORTUNITIES

________________________ HIP OR KNEE Replacement? Restrictions in walking/dressing? $2,500 yearly tax credit. $40,000 lump sum cheque. Disability Tax Credit. Expert Help. Lowest service fee nationwide. 1-844-453-5372. ________________________ EMPLOYMENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES OPPORTUNITIES ________________________ BLANKET the province with a classified ad. Only $269 (based on 25 words or less). Reach over 110 weekly newspapers. Call NOW for details 1-800-282-6903 ext 228;

________________________ EMPLOYMENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES OPPORTUNITIES INTERESTED IN the Community Newspaper business? Alberta's weekly newspapers are looking for people like you. Post your resume online. FREE. Visit: ________________________ MEDICAL Transciption! Indemand career! Employers have work-at-home positions available. Get online training you need from an employertrusted program. Visit: or 1-855768-3362 to start training for your work-at-home career today! ________________________ FEEDAND AND SEED FEED SEED ________________________ HEATED CANOLA buying Green, Heated or Springthrashed Canola. Buying: oats, barley, wheat & peas for feed. Buying damaged or offgrade grain. "On Farm Pickup" Westcan Feed & Grain, 1-877-250-5252. ________________________ FOR SALE FOR SALE ________________________ METAL ROOFING & SIDING. 37+ colours available at over 55 Distributors. 40 year warranty. 48 hour Express Service available at select supporting Distributors. Call 1888-263-8254.

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Connect Parent An Attachment-Based Program to Support Parents & Caregivers Do you ever feel that your pre-teen doesn’t listen to you? Do you sometimes even feel pushed away? Do parents matter? Actually, there is very good evidence that strong relationships with parents protect youth from risk during adolescence and help them thrive! We call that ATTACHMENT! ATTACHMENT! Connect is a FREE 10week program to support parents of pre-teens (ages 10-14). Parents meet in groups of 10-16 with two trained group leaders. Each session provides parents with an attachment perspective on parent-child relationships and adolescent development. Parents watch role-plays, do exercises and discuss ways of responding to challenging behaviour and problems. After each session, parents receive handouts with key points to remember when applying the principles to their own parent-child relationships.

Thursdays starting January 18 until March 22, 2018 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Alliance Church, 5007 44 Street, Lamont Call Jennifer at 780.997.4164 to register. Onsite child care provided by Lamont County FCSS. Light supper will be provided.

Stay Stronger for Longer By becoming stronger, you can maintain your health and independence for longer. Strength training not only builds muscles, it also improves bone density, speeds up metabolism, promotes balance, and even boosts brain power.

Monday, January 22, 2018 1:00pm – 3:00pm Bruderheim Fire Hall, 4920 49 Ave, Bruderheim Please wear comfy, casual clothes that you can easily move around in. You will try out some exercises that you can do in your own home- no gym needed. Call 780.997.0046 to register for this free workshop. These blanket classified ads are produced through a joint agreement by The Community Press, Viking Weekly Review, Lamont Leader, Tofield Mercury and Alberta Weekly Newspaper Association (AWNA). These ads appear in all AWNA member papers (120 papers) for the cost of $269.00 (+gst) for the first 25 words, $8.00 per word over 25. To place a blanket classified, call a CARIBOU PUBLISHING representative at 780-385-6693 or email ________________________ MANUFACTURED MANUFACTURED HOMES HOMES ________________________ WE ARE "Your Total Rural Housing Solution" - It's time to let go & clear out our Inventory. Save on your Modular/Manufactured Home. V i s i t : ________________________ SERVICES SERVICES ________________________ CRIMINAL RECORD? Why suffer employment/licensing loss? Travel/business opportunities? Be embarrassed? Think: Criminal Pardon. US entry waiver. Record purge. File destruction. Free consultation 1-800-347-2540;

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