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Vol. 13, No. 22, Wednesday March 28, 2018

Winter returns with a fury Friday’s white out


Enough with the snow: On what was supposed to be the second day of spring Central Alberta was hit with another major snow storm with wind gusts up to 70 km/hour. Snow fall varied but was about 10 cm.The wind caused most of the problems.(Above) Two county trucks stop to lend a hand and help pull a vehicle out of the ditch just south of Webbs in Lamont, early Friday morning.

2 - The Lamont Leader (Lamont, Alberta), Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Mundare Council questions downtown building standards Developer asks for variances but Town awaits drainage report - then 40-day deadline countdown begins JOHN MATHER Reporter Mundare council seems to be struggling with whether to retain its architectural standards for downtown buildings or not. A developer has concerns over the time taken for approval of his development permit, according to the council at the regular council meeting on March 20. The development on a vacant lot across from the pizza restaurant on Main St. will have two lower floor businesses with three residential units on the second floor. “The developer wants variances and under the Municipal Government Act (MGA) there is a 40day period to react to the variance request or it is deemed to be expired,” said Mundare CAO Colin Zyla. He added that a Municipal Planning Commission (MPC) will be put together to hear about variances on the

project once they all have been submitted to the town’s development officer. He said administration had concerns about architectural controls, and some design improvements, which have to be dealt with. While the developer is eager to get going, Zyla reported, he also has had to come up with a drainage plan that hasn’t been provided yet. “The town requires certain standards and the developer must comply with it,” said Zyla.

Councillor Jaime Burghardt said that although he gets where they were coming from on the time frame and delays, he added “We have strict guidelines on Main Street.” Mayor Mike Saric said, “The problem is we’ve caved in the past. We maybe shouldn’t have development controls if we keep circumventing them. “We brought them in to build a street with a certain appeal to it. We have to ask who’s controlling the development

of Main Street – us or the developer? There were legitimate reasons for those controls.” Zyla said one of the stumbling blocks was construction of a parapet that must go three-quarters of the way around the building. Burghardt asked if the building isn’t on a corner lot why does the parapet have to go so far. “I’m talking about the little things, not major things like drainage. We want to encourage development,” she added. The 40-day period

starts when all information is provided, said Zyla. But the developer still hasn’t provided the drainage plan and that’s holding up the 40-day window. The MPC studies variance requests and makes a decision. If the owner then wants to appeal, it will go to the subdivision appeal board.

If that occurs then surrounding landowners will be notified and if they object, it could further delay the development. Zyla told council since Feb. 2, the landowner has supplied some variance requests, but without the drainage report it’s not a complete application.


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Minor Hockey playoffs: Lamont teams knock off competitors to win league titles KERRY ANDERSON These are some of the results from the 16/60 Minor Hockey League games held recently. (Please note that scores and scoring is taken from the website, 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. After downing Onoway on March 14, Lamont Tier 3 Novice started a playoff series against Westlock on Saturday on the road with a 3-1 victory. Lamont's Ryan Carstairs scored all three Lamont goals as the team entered the third with a 3-0 lead. Westlock scored early in the third but it was all they could come up with against goalie Aiden Chopping. Assisting on Ryan's goals were; Keelan Cartagena, Evan Wick, and Ethan Stetsko. The two teams met for the deciding game on Sunday at Lamont Arena, and Lamont skated away with a 5-1 victory. Ryan Carstairs scored a natural hat trick in the first period including the winner at 3:53. He scored

a third period goal along with Keelan Cartagena. Westlock broke Ethan Stetsko's shutout with only 8 seconds remaining. Sydney Cossey picked up an assist in the win. After defeating Leduc 3C on March 15, Bruderheim Tier 4 Novice lost its two game playoff series against Leduc 3A. On March 20, Leduc had a 3-1 lead late in the third frame but Bruderheim scored with only 1:20 left and pressured for the tie but could not achieve their goal losing 3-2. Austyne Morgan and Jacob Kofluk scored for Bruderheim. Assists went to; Jacob Kofluk and Liam Lewis. In game two at Bruderheim on Friday, Bruderheim opened the scoring but Leduc responded with the next four. Bruderheim fought back to get to 5-4 after two, but Leduc added two quick goals midway through the third to take command of the game. Bruderheim had five different goal scorers; Austyne Morgan (1g 1a), Jacob Kofluk (1g 1a), Liam Ellis, Carter Winslow, and Maxim Dach.

After downing Bruderheim on March 11, Lamont Tier 4 Atoms downed Strathcona in a two game playoff series this past week. On March 19, the teams skated to a 2-2 tie at Lamont Arena. The home team had a 2-0 lead midway through the third frame but Strathcona came back with two late goals to tie the contest. Alex Andruchow (1g 1a) and Preston Burback scored for Lamont. Sandy McDonald stopped 53 of 55 shots for a .964 save percentage. On March 20 at Strathcona, Lamont entered the third period tied 4-4 and connected four more times to pull off an 8-6 win. Scoring for Lamont were; Alex Andruchow (6g 1a), Preston Burback (2g 1a), Ashlynn Dickinson (1a), Ben Bortnick (1a), and Aiden Loran (2a). Sandy McDonald picked up the win. After downing Pembina, Lamont Tier 4 Peewees took on New Sarepta, tying the first game 8-8 at Lamont Arena on Saturday. Lamont overcame a 4-1 deficit to take the lead in the contest before allowing the visitors to score two late goals to tie the

game. Kade Dickinson scored four goals for Lamont. Other scorers were; Maisie Andruchow (2g 1a), Carver Johnson (1g 1a), Mason Oshust (1g 1a), Devon MacKinnon (2a), Preston Burback (2a), and Jacob Shiach (1a). In game two with the series on the line, NS got off to an early lead and then matched Lamont the rest of the win in an 8-4 win on Sunday at New Sarepta. Dylan Onushko got a hat trick for Lamont. Other scorers were; Devon MacKinnon

(2a), Mason Oshust (1g), Jacob Shiach (1a), and Kade Dickinson (1a). NS outshot Lamont 43-22 in the deciding game. After beating Barrhead, Lamont Tier 4 Midgets split two games with Drayton Valley this past week. On March 20, the two teams were tied at 2-2 at Lamont Arena after regulation time but Austin Kardash got the winner in overtime. Scoring for Lamont were; Max Farrell (1g 1a), Austin Kardash (1g), Dietrich Derkson (1g), Seth Williams (1a), Ethan

Zago (1a), Connor MacKenzie (1a), and Mason Able (1a). Connor Foulds made 43 saves for a .956 save percentage. In game two at Drayton Valley on March 22, Lamont lost a 3-0 lead and dropped a 5-4 game to the home team. There were 13 penalties in the third frame alone in the contest. Scoring for Lamont were; Max Farrell (1g 1a), Connor Kardash (2a), Ethan Zago (1g), Austin Kardash (1g), Dietrich Derkson (1g), and Kale Ridsdale (1a).

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4 - The Lamont Leader (Lamont, Alberta), Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Opinion The criminal attack on rural Alberta Farms are no longer safe. Rural life is no longer a haven. Criminals are in full-out attack-mode against rural Alberta, with property crime up 23 percent in the past five years. Don’t blame the police. Alberta's justice system is so soft that police are operating on a "catch and release" program. Rural policing is difficult enough being so spread-out, that rural Alberta has come to look like easy pray to the criminal element. Citizens on Patrol groups have sprung up in 20-30 new Alberta communities in only the past few years. Farmers and acreage owners with security cameras have discovered that they have been robbed in the middle or the day or night, and brazenly, in the centre of their yards. Rural businesses have been robbed, day or night, at a rate never before seen in this province. Often these crooks are found to be on drugs, and unpredictable. Much of the time they are also armed. Many rural people have weaponized themselves with easy access to bats, knives, handguns or hunting rifles. But the question for rural property owners has become: what can they legally do to defend themselves and their posessions? There have been several cases of late where assaulting criminals or even killing them, has turned into charges against the property-owners. Just last month an Okotoks man was arrested on aggravated assault and firearms charges after he caught two people going through his vehicle. In Saskatchewan, a nervous farmer accidentally shot and killed a trespasser who he suspected was going to rob him. There's a big difference between someone directly threatening your life, or a person stealing gas or tools however. Vigilante justice has always been a tricky issue in a civilized society. But it’s understandable with there being so few police, covering such a large area, and with such long response times. It's difficult to blame property owners from wanting to take matters into their own hands. Still the best defences are; signs, cameras, fences, gates, and alarms. All of them, really. Call the police… and wait. Unless your family’s life is threatened, ask yourself if it’s worth going to jail? To sit and seeth would not be easy for many, and who can blame them really. Kerry Anderson


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Lamont County road bans beginning in full force soon JOHN MATHER Reporter It’s a sure sign of spring across rural Alberta, and Lamont County is no exception with road bans starting. “We will probably start the roads bans next Monday, April 2,” said Lamont County communications coordinator, Heather Atkinson. “The bans will last until the freeze/frost cycle stops.” She added that this is something the county can’t put a specific date to. The county has already had one road closure this year. Township Road 560 is closed right now for about a mile between Range Road 195 and Range Road 200. It was closed on Tuesday, March 20 when a semi truck got stuck. “There was a spot where some scheduled upgrades hadn’t been completed yet,” explained Atkinson. “The road became saturated with the thawing cycle recently and created a soft spot, which made the road virtually impassable.” County crews have established a temporary, so the road is open to local traffic, but remains closed to heavy trucks. Atkinson said further road closures are really dependent on the weather.

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Mundare council discusses new code of conduct JOHN MATHER Reporter Council wrestled with content for a new code of conduct by-law at the March 20 regular council meeting. The by-law is required because of changes to the Municipal Government Act (MGA). According to Mundare’s CAO Colin Zyla, the by-law has to be in place by July 23. He supplied council with a sample drafted by Alberta Urban Municipal Association (AUMA) to use as a template for the town’s own by-law. “This is about creating respect between councillors; council and public; and council and staff,” said Mayor Mike Saric. Zyla will take the feedback received from council and bring back a final draft by-law to be passed. Council also discussed

who should speak on behalf of council. To that Zyla pointed out that it would normally be the mayor, followed by the deputy mayor, but he wasn’t sure what happened if a councillor was asked questions at an event and how they should respond. Saric stated councillors can’t speak on behalf of the town, but they are allowed to have opinions. Once a decision is reached by council, the entire council must fully support it. Zyla added administration can only report what council decides. He, as CAO, can’t offer any opinion or speak for council. “I can tell people what council did, but the rationale has to come from the mayor or the council spokesman.”

Also discussed were rules of confidentiality, conflicts of interest, and the potential use of influence, all of which can be included in the code of conduct. Council will add a general statement on accepting gifts, hospitality or any other items, that a member of the public might find unreasonable. These items will be limited to a value of $100. Public hearing set for zoning changes Council will move to correct some zoning issues for land in the Whitetail Crossing area. The land currently is zoned R2A for singlefamily dwellings and duplexes. CAO Colin Zyla said some issues with the setbacks in the area have prompted the changes. The changes will be

presented to council for first reading at the next council meeting on April 3  with a public hearing scheduled for May 8 at 7 p.m. Zyla said there could be a large turnout for the public hearing, adding that notices will be sent to the entire Whitetail Crossing area. “Let everybody know and if we have a full house, then we have a full house,” said councillor Jaime Burghardt. Zyla added there are currently no development plans for the area to be rezoned. Future of town clinic still up in the air A meeting with Covenant Health late last month resolved nothing in terms of Mundare getting its medical clinic reopened. The clinic at the St. Mary Immaculate Care

Centre closed indefinitely last November. “Covenant Health put forward a number of suggestions,” Mayor Mike Saric told council on March 20. “And having tried unsuccessfully to recruit a doctor to stay in the community, they are leaning to using a nurse/practitioner in the community.” The way these two positions are funded is different, added Saric. He said the doctor would be less expensive for the Covenant because doctors can bill separately, while a nurse practitioner would be part of the hospital staff. “They asked if we’d help fund that position,” he said. “They are going to come up with some numbers and will report back to us.” Saric added that he spoke with a pharmacist

in Mundare who told him he felt the nurse/ practitioner would be a better fit with the community because that person would be in the community five days a week, while that wouldn’t be the case with a doctor. “We’re waiting for some more information from Covenant Health,” said CAO Zyla. “Then we’ll have another meeting with them.” Bag sponsorship on hold Mundare council will wait until it passes a budget to determine whether to assist the Lamont County FCSS with funding for kindergarten school bags. The FCSS sent a request letter to the town asking for help funding the bags. The cost of 75 bags is about $1,500. Continued on Page 9

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Mundare Council Continued from Page 8

Damage done to a resident’s fence by a Town of Lamont grader last week due to a slope and wet snow.

Fence destroyed after Town of Lamont grader slips down slope on wet snow MAUREEN SULLIVAN Randy Hicox was on his property Friday when the operator of a Town of Lamont grader took down his neighbours fence. The town was out cleaning up from the snow fall from the night before when the accident occurred.. The work was being done on the alleyway behind 50A Avenue. Hicox said, "I am just like one of many tax payers who are growing continually frustrated, while taxpayers’ homes flood

and alleyways deteriorate.� Twenty minutes earlier, Hicox had spoken to another operator on a different piece of town equipment who according to Hicox said he was not very good at this and that he had only been on that machine for eight hours or so. Of concern to Hicox was the fact that the town department head was getting upset at him for taking pictures from private property. When asked for a comment the Town of

Lamont CAO Sandi Maschmeyer stated, "it was an unfortunate accident." Town foreman Richard Chernyk said that the area in question was a bottleneck with a slope from the south side and the grader slipped into the residence's fence. "We spoke with the homeowner and agreed to fix the fence when weather permitted. We put up a snow fence on Friday so that the owners dog wouldn't get out and will repair the fence as soon as possible."

“Why 75?� asked councillor Jaime Burghardt. CAO Zyla said he felt the number was for kindergarten students across the county so the amount from Mundare would be smaller since there are a smaller number of students in Lamont. He further added that there is a budget of $10,000-15,000 annually for public relations that is used for various requests from the community. “It would be nice to get these requests at the beginning of the year,� commented Mayor Mike Saric. “Then we could address all of them at the same time. Who knows what else is coming.� It was pointed out donations are made to volunteers’ suppers and other community events through the PR budget. Zyla will prepare a list of previous annual donations. He will also contact FCSS to see how much would be required for Mundare students and how the town would be recognized for the donation. Councillor Irene Talaga moved to defer the item to a budget meeting. Council will hold its budget meeting tomorrow March 29.

We currently have an opportunity at our Lamont Richardson Pioneer Ag Business Centre located in Lamont, Alberta.

SEASONAL TRUCK DRIVERS Seasonal Truck Drivers are responsible for deliveries of fertilizer, chemical and seed to local customers. Responsibilities include, truck inspection and maintenance, unloading and loading of crop input products and yard maintenance. The ideal candidate will possess a valid class 1 driver’s license or minimum of a valid class 3 driver’s license, strong organization and interpersonal skills and be able to work flexible hours including evenings/weekends. Previous related experience is preferred. Richardson International provides an excellent compensation package consisting of competitive salary and training and career development opportunities. Interested candidates visit to upload their cover letter and resume by April 6, 2018 or you can drop your resume off at: Richardson Pioneer Lamont, AB

Own your own ATB Can you turn the complex world of banking into brilliantly simple solutions? ATB can and does. If you can too, let’s partner up. We’re looking for an ATB owner in Chipman Read on if: • You believe banking can change people’s lives for the better. • You’re a natural leader with an entrepreneurial spirit. With the support of a partner branch, you’ll run your location like it’s your own business (which it is, really) and            You’ll promote our products, diversify your customers’ portfolios and earn commission to do it. Sound like your dream opportunity?

Drop off your resume to ATB Lamont, at 5130 50 Avenue, Lamont, AB Attention Denise Barber or email us at Closing date: April 2, 2018

Summer Student Labourer Position Public Works Department

LAMCO GAS CO-OP LAMCO GAS CO-OP LTD.LTD. Immediate opening for Gas Utility Operator or Gasfitter • Must be safety oriented • Be able to operate heavy equipment for gas line installation and maintenance • Class 5 Driverʟs License, with a clean abstract, Class 1 an asset • Be able to work individually and in a team environment • Knowledge of the natural gas distribution system would be an asset Candidates not meeting all qualifications are still encouraged to apply. Gas Utility Operator apprenticeship for the suitable candidate would be considered. Please forward resume by mail, email or fax: Lamco Gas Co-op Ltd. Box 128 Lamont, AB T0B 2R0 Email: or Fax: 780-895-7741 Only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Labourers will assist the Public Works department with infrastructure and park maintenance during the summer season. Successful candidates must be available to work flexible schedules including overtime as required and must be returning to secondary or post-secondary school in the fall. Responsibilities 

work with common road maintenance materials, including asphalt and concrete

road and sidewalk repair, brushing, routine clean-up, flag person duties or general labouring

perform a variety of basic tasks as assigned on a day-to-day basis


valid Alberta Motor Vehicle Operator’s licence, minimum Alberta Class 5 GDL

the physical ability to lift up to 50 pounds

operate portable, small engine tools and equipment

The Town of Bruderheim commits to create a safe work environment of mutual trust and respect in which diversity and inclusion are valued. Summer STEP students will be working 40hrs per week from July 3, 2018 to August 31, 2018. The STEP positions will be filled by students who are returning to secondary or postsecondary schooling in September 2018. Summer CSJ students will be working 40hrs per week from May 14th, 2018 to August 31, 2018. CSJ positions will be filled by students who are returning to secondary or postsecondary schooling in September 2018. Closing date for applications is April 27 2018, at 4pm. Apply to: Town of Bruderheim Box 280 Bruderheim, AB T0B 0S0 Fax to 780-796-3037 Email to Thank you for your interest in the Town of Bruderheim. We contact only candidates selected for interviews.

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Bruderheim Council hears reports from COPs, Gibson Energy JOHN MATHER Reporter The Bruderheim council received an update from Gibson Energy on the Heartland Sulphur operation, which is starting up adjacent to Bruderheim in Strathcona County. Gibson has partnered with Heartland Sulphur, which has developed the sulphur storage facility. Jeffrey Taylor, Senior Commercial Development representative for Gibson Energy told council, Gibson owns the land the plant is located on. “We’re the landowners of the land and we designed and built the rail and road routes on the property,” he reported. Sulphur will be delivered to the plant by Gibson transports from Fort McMurray where it will be loaded on rail tank cars and shipped by rail to ports for worldwide distribution. “The project started 16 months ago,” he told council. “And is now nearing completion. It should be fully operational by June.” The development saw the construction of five rail lines into the facility along with access roads into the plant. Taylor said Gibson worked with Strathcona County to build a better approach road and turnout from Highway 15. The road construction means there will be no weight restrictions on the roads during spring thaw seasons. According to Taylor, there would be approximately 40 trucks using the facility in a 24-hour period. That, he added would load 20 rail cars. Heartland will employ five to nine full time employees operating on a 24/7 rotation. Gibson owns the 12acre site and will continue to own the rail tracks and roads, while Heartland will own the sulphur facility only. Mayor Karl Hauch asked town administration to have Heartland

Sulphur contacted to give a report to council in the future. Bruderheim’s Citizens on Patrol (COPS) group Wayne Olechow gave Bruderheim council an update on behalf of Bruderheim’s Citizens on Patrol (COPS) group. He said COPS had made up cards that are left on doors of businesses to let owners know the patrol has been in the area. COPS is the eyes and ears of RCMP, he told council. “We support them in different ways,” he reported. “We drive throughout Chipman, Lamont, Bruderheim, and Fort Saskatchewan looking for anything out of the ordinary and report to the RCMP.” He said the group, with about 30 active members, runs a lock it or lose it program, inspecting vehicles in the area to see if valuables or identification is easily visible. He told council the group patrolled 8,500 km and put in 615 hours from September to September 2016-17. This year, those numbers have significantly increased to roughly 12,000 km and 4,500 hours. “We’re currently preparing to buy a speed board purchased to use in Bruderheim, Fort Saskatchewan, and Chipman,” Olechow said. “It will show drivers their speed as they enter lower speed zones at the entrances to those communities.” He said the board will cost about $5,000 and will be purchased from grants the organization has received. Olechow added COPS is working on replacing some handheld radios and scanners as the RCMP move to digital radios. Members will also be receiving first aid training. The group is always looking for additional funding he told council. The volunteer members currently provide fuel for the patrols at their

own cost. The group currently receives funding from Shell, Wal-Mart, Sherritt, and Co-op. Councillor Judy Schueler said she felt the organization does good work, and added that

a.m. to 4 p.m., and Thursdays  3 to 8 p.m.  It is also open  on Saturdays  from  10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Councillor Judy Schueler wondered if it would beneficial for the library at Bruderheim

Council has addressed snow clearing issues which may cause a danger to the public. reports have shown a decrease in break and enters in the area. Council updated on library activities The council received an update on the Bruderheim Public Library operations from board members Wayne Olechow and Virginia Differenz at its March 21 meeting. The Metro Kalyn Library is located next to the town office and provides education, recreation, and is just a place to sit back and read or use computers for all members of the community, Olechow reported. It has successfully operated for 35 years and features 10,000 items. Through its membership in the Northern Lights Library system it can access other libraries across the province. The library recently added a handicapped access. The most recent statistics, Olechow reported, show there were 1,200 visitors last year borrowing 4,000 items. An additional 3,000 items were borrowed from other libraries. Students, he said, use it for studies and research. The library is administered by a seven person volunteer board and has two employees. It is open on Tuesdays  3 to 8 p.m.,  Wednesdays  11

School and the town library to merge. Olechow said it has been previously talked about and pointed out that Lamont had done this and the boards are investigating how it’s all working out. Bruderheim CAO Patty Podoborozny told council administration has also started looking at a possible merger and has had conversations with the school board about working together. She said a bus tour might be planned to visit other area libraries and see how they operate.

Parade vehicle upgrades floated Deputy Mayor Pat Lee questioned administration about the state of the town’s parade float. “The current float is falling apart,” she said. “I wonder whether it should be rebuilt, replaced, or something. Do we want to just drive around in a truck with our name on it or do we want to move it up a notch. I think this needs to be discussed.” Mayor Karl Hauch agreed saying that the town gets many invitees to appear in parades from Bon Accord, Ardrossan, Chipman, Mundare, and other communities. Councillor Schueler agreed but added if it’s a council float then council members have to get out and decorate it. “The last time I went on the float, the council didn’t do anything. The decorations were done by administration.” Administration will prepare a report for council. Lack of snow clearing concerns councillor Councillor George Campbell expressed disappointment that the sidewalk on 52 Ave. near the arena hasn’t yet been cleared of snow and ice. Podoborozny told coun-

cil that she was preparing a study clearing snow from sidewalks and trail systems over summer so a definite town policy could be established. Currently Bruderheim has no snow removal policy. However, Campbell was concerned people, including children, walking on road rather than the snow-covered sidewalk presented an unsafe condition. The sidewalk in question is near apartments and Podoborozny said the town doesn’t clean in front of residential areas. “My point is now we have a dangerous situation,” said Campbell. “People have to walk on the road and regardless of responsibility, we should clear it for safety. If something should happen who is responsible? We’re shirking responsibility by not cleaning sidewalk.” Podoborozny said council could pass a motion to clear the sidewalk and, “we’ll take direction from council.” Campbell made a motion to clear the block in question, with Schueler adding an amendment that it is done only to the end of this snow season. Council passed the motion by a 3-2 vote.

ROAD BANS in effect

MARCH 27 to JUNE 1, 2018 Roads bans protect the safety and integrity of our roads. When the ground thaws, roads are more vulnerable to damage from heavy vehicles. To prevent this, vehicles are required to reduce their axle weight to 75 per cent.

Protect our roads. Lighten your loads. Further information:

Transportation and Agriculture Services 780-417-7100 Enforcement Services 780-449-0170

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Pembina gives Bruderheim Seniors funding to complete project MAUREEN SULLIVAN Carson Scott from Pembina Pilelines was a guest at the Bruderheim Seniors Club potluck dinner on Thursday, March 22. After dinner he presented a $5,000 cheque to the club for a shortfall in funds the club had for paving their parking lot and making it more accessible. Unfortunately the quote for the work was optimistic and the club had to scramble to make up the difference. Mr Scott said, "Pembina Pipelines is

pleased to give back to the community. It is a fundamental part of good corporate citizenship." Seniors president Virginia Differenz then showed Mr. Scott a plaque that will be mounted at the Senior's Club. It thanked Pembina, the Town of Buderheim, the Government of Alberta CFEP Grant and the Government of Canada EAF Grant for their contribution to upgrading their parking lot in 2017 and making it more wheelchair accessible.



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Pembina’s Carson Scott was on hand to present a cheque to the Bruderheim Seniors to allow them to finish paying off their parking lot and make it wheelchair accessible. Above (l-r) Norma Sarrasin, Seniors Secretary, President Virginia Differenz, Carson Scott, and Vice-President Pat Lee during the official presentation on March 22.

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Principal plans to save old class photos MAUREEN SULLIVAN There are pictures of every graduating class hanging on the walls of Lamont High for the last 65 years. However the earliest ones are starting to fade away and Principle Sharon McLean would like to do something about that. She is looking to form a committee to "preserve the beautiful composites in the building." The issues the school is facing with the composites is that they have been put up in the common area of the school and they have begun to fade. They are also running out of space on the

walls and wonder what to do with the pictures going forward. The pictures are a huge draw with past students who make a special trip in to look at the pictures: like former student Cory Kornicki, an RCMP officer in British Columbia, who called and asked to see his class picture when he was in the area. The current students love to look at the pictures of their parents and grandparents and show them off to others. They also like to laugh at the hairstyles in the old photographs. The school hopes to get the community

involved in making choices about the composites, whether to restore them and how, whether to digitize them so they available to download. "They are a beautiful history of the school and the community and we would like the community to be involved in the restoration," says Principle McLean. If you are interested in preserving the composites please get in touch with Principal Sharon McLean or Vice Principle Curtis Starko at 780-8952228.

THIS WEEK ON THE WEB after a year and a half in Calgary to be part of a breeding program, while the adults will stay on in Canada to try and Two giant Pandas on loan from China, along with their two Canadianborn babies, have been flown from the Toronto Zoo and will be calling Calgary home for possibly the next five years. Da Mao and Er Shun, plus offspring Jia Panpan and Jia Yueyue, will be the first pandas to visit the city since the 1988 Olympics and will set up shop in a multi-milliondollar facility at the Calgary Zoo, which was built solely with them in mind. The two panda parents were loaned to Canadian zoos for 10 years as part of a 2012 deal with China. The pandas have lived at the Toronto Zoo since 2013, where the cubs were born and later famously photographed in the arms of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The image was then promptly turned into a butter sculpture. Global News went on to explain that the cubs will head back to China

become second-time parents. "It's a huge privilege for us to have them,” said a Calgary Zoo rep.

Catching leprechauns

Andrew School students celebrated St. Patrick’s Day recently looking for mischievious leprechauns around the school with traps they created and built.

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