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Volume 3 - Issue 2 February 17th, 2017

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Real food movement takes root locally


BEST PRICE Tim Wiebe (left) and Lewis Pohl. Photo|Vern May Vern May Submitted



There is a particular irony that when local eateries and bistros talk about migrating back to a method of food preparation as nature intended that the story can’t take place without visiting Eden. Only we’re not talking about the Garden of Eden in this instance, instead the efforts of Avion Harvest which is based in the community just a few minutes north of Neepawa. Avion Harvest opened

its doors earlier this year when Eden resident Tim Wiebe received a call from a colleague in the starch industry in Carberry, identifying that a former yellow pea producer was looking to get out of the production business and had some equipment for sale. After some preliminary negotiations on the purchase, Wiebe says that the seller unfortunately passed away before there could be any formal succession of the business – leaving Wiebe and his business partner

Lewis Pohl to start from scratch both in sourcing the raw ingredients as well as marketing their �inished product. Pohl, who came into the venture from the �inancial services realm, saw the potential for the business and came in as a partner, of�icially taking the title of marketing manager for the company. Both Wiebe and Pohl looked at the timing of coming into the industry during in 2016, recognized as the International Year of Pulses as advantageous and the

company was incorporated in March. “We’ve certainly had a great deal of help from the industry and related agencies,” says Pohl. “We have reached out to M.A.F.R.D. (now Growth, Enterprise and Trade), Entrepreneurship Manitoba and Marilyn Crewe at the Town of Neepawa and they have all offered lots of advice that has been helpful for us to get things rolling.” With a grass roots marketing strategy, Wiebe and Pohl hit the road with their product

in hand to market their wares to various grocery chains and restaurateurs. Now expanded from simply yellow peas to a line of seven products including lentils, �lax, pot barley, pinto beans and white beans, they have seen an encouraging response from retailers. In their �irst eight months of operation, they have their product in 27 stores across the Province including Co-op Marketplace, Save On Foods, and a few Bigway locations around the region. Continued on page 3

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Carlyle businesses join forces on Main Street Kelly Running CARLYLE OBSERVER


PROPERTY DESCRIPTION NW15-6-23W & DES NE16-5-23W in the RM of Grassland LAND INFORMATION: Information on land to be sold by written opening bid and phone auction: Consists of 2 quarter sections of land approx 154.09 & 160.00 acres (Based on 2016 tax assessments) Copies of Property Tax Bills are included in package showing assessments and acre area. R.M. map showing properties is also included in package. EXCLUSIONS TO LAND: All mines and minerals pertaining to properties are excluded from this sale. CAVEATS: The buyer will accept title subject to existing caveats and the land in its current condition. Property Descriptions: To be sold as two (2) individual parcels

Angel’s Arts and Gifts, owned and operated by Angela Morrow (pictured) and her husband Dallas, have moved to a new location, 202 Main St. where they will continue to sell locally sourced candles, jewelry, bath products, perfumes/colognes, art, and wood work; but, with the new, larger space will also be bringing in Restwell mattresses (manufactured in Regina) and Palliser Furniture (manufactured in Winnipeg).

ing that she enjoys doing arrangements, whether silk or fresh, in anything the customer can find. “I’ve done an old ketchup jar to a cowboy boot, I’ve even done an arrangement in an

old work boot,” she explained. “I’m all about recycling stuff, the older the better, I love getting to mix the old with the new; I love being able to show the flowers off in different ways.”

Cormier is also working with a friend on growing a variety of fresh herbs for a twist on dish gardens, which will include the herbs and an arrangement of flowers. Continued on page 5

growth could present opportunities to work with local producers. “We would be interested in establishing a relationship with local producers,” says Wiebe. “The most important factor in that is ensuring a consistent quality and quantity of the raw product to allow us to fulfill our obligations.” Aside from expanding their product line, other innovations that they have started to implement as part of their business growth is a migration from the traditional packaging which might lay on a cupboard shelf to a standing, resealable pouch which offers more convenience and a greater shelf life for the customers who have the products at hand in their own kitchens.

For now, they continue to spread the word about Avion Harvest organically – placing cold calls to retailers, setting up shop in grocery stores to demonstrate and sample their wares, and drawing attention to their website for more details and healthy recipes that food-conscious consumers can create with their natural ingredients. “What we are seeing more and more is that people are becoming more aware of what it is that they are eating,” says Pohl. “People want to reduce the amount of processed and refined foods in their diet and consume healthy, natural alternatives.” The trend has started to gain momentum in western Manitoba, with

a number of bistros including Boissevain’s Sawmill, Souris’ Woodfire Deli, and Minnedosa’s Corner Stone Grill adopting a mantra of “real food, the way it was intended” as part of their staple menus. In addition, culinary tourism is also gaining popularity and this year a guide entitled “From Scratch” was produced jointly with a number of regional tourism associations in Manitoba to highlight dining experiences that offer this type of non-processed fare for their patrons. For more information on Avion Harvest and where you can get your hands on their product line, you can visit their website at or find them on Facebook.

Real food movement takes root locally

Continued from page 1 Their goal is to expand their market radius even wider into the neighboring provinces. This past October, Wiebe scored a big win for his fledgling enterprise as a featured competitor at the “What’s the Big Idea?” entrepreneurship event held in Neepawa, securing awards in three categories and reaping $4,300 of the $6,900 in prize money issued that afternoon. The partners have an eye on growth with their prize win, specifically looking at the process to become industry certified in their production methods and food security practices. The H.A.A.S.P. certification opens the door to opportunities for international export. Other elements of future


NW15-6-23W & DES NE16-5-23W in the RM of Grassland

Please accept our invitation to submit your opening bid and become eligible to take part in this upcoming land auction. By completing this opening bid form you will be taking part in the phone bid auction of 2 quarter sections in the R.M. of Grassland.

Carlyle’s Main Street has an added splash of colour with new business, Fengchè, joining Angel’s Arts and Gifts at 202 Main Street, which opened on Wednesday, Jan. 18. The two businesses are enjoying their space and working together to create the perfect meld of flowers and gifts – a one stop shop for something to give that special someone. Fengchè, owned and operated by Chè Cormier, is excited to offer the town and surrounding areas added options to floral needs. “We now have three flower shops in town, but I think each one offers something a little bit different,” Cormier explained. “I have a variety of silks and then I’m bringing in exotics and tropicals.” Cormier, a certified florist, enjoys giving new life to old containers explain-

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Parcel #1 - DES NE16-5-23W RM of Grassland Approx 154.09 acres Title #1697178 MASC soil rating (F) Approx 60 acres seeded in 2016, Approx 50 acres pasture land (no bush), Approx 30 acres cultivated low land and water runs, Approx 20 acres yard site, Yard site contains an early 60’s construction 3 bedroom bungalow, and 3 pole construction style sheds and out buildings. One of the sheds is large enough to store a combine. 1-2500bus hopper bottom bin on cement. 1-3200 *1-3800 *2-1650 *21350 *1-1000bus flat bottom bin on cement Parcel #2 - NW15-6-23W RM of Grassland Approx 160.00 acres Title #1696846 MASC soil rating (F), Approx 140 acres seeded 2016, 2-1650 * 1-1350bus flat bottom bin.

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ees. Also being introduced at Fengchè is “A Year in Flowers,” which will be based on individuals’ personal preferences, but once a month they will receive an arrangement at very reasonable prices. Additionally, she’s looking forward to implementing workshops: “I want to do something similar to a paint night, except it would be arranging flowers. I’ve also been talking to the CFY group in town and am planning on doing something similar with the kids, have them come in and make their own arrangements.” Overall, Cormier is excited to be doing something she is passionate about and is loving the experience so far. “I think silks will be a really big niche for me,” Cormier said, “But,

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kets with our businesses working together to create them.” Angela explained that the products she has for sale are local products coming from Saskatchewan: “The furniture we currently have in here were created by local people and we have local artists bringing in work – Cheryl Winkler just dropped off a couple of paintings. We have bath products locally sourced from a woman who makes them in Bienfait and candles from another lady from Weyburn. We also have wood work from people here in Carlyle and Macoun.” Angela says she is also going to be bringing in Restwell mattresses, which are manufactured in Regina, and they have been approved to sell Palliser Furniture – which is a Winnipeg based company. The show pieces for the Palliser Furniture will arrive mid-March and she, with help from Cormier, are prepping the store for its arrival. “It’s actually the first furniture store that Carlyle will have, so it’s quite exciting,” Angela added. Angel’s Arts and Gifts also offers jewelry and perfumes/colognes, as well as heat pressing, custom embroidery, and vinyl signs. “Our businesses definitely complement each other and I think it’s good to have variety, so we’re able to simply offer the town and surrounding communities another option if they’re out looking for unique gifts,” Angela said. “It’s all really exciting, everything has been clicking, and it’s just unreal.”

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Assiniboine business students take bronze at accounting competition Preparation, teamwork and focus added up to a win on the weekend of January 28-29 for four Assiniboine business students. The team placed third at the 16th annual Business and Accounting Students Case Competition and Conference (BASC) in Winnipeg. Second-year students Catherine Pawluk, Kelsey Rapp, Whitney Seib, and Ihor Verys represented Team Assiniboine. “We got a chance to apply everything we’ve learned in the program,”

said Seib. “For me especially, this was a great opportunity to apply that knowledge and to network with others in the field.” Teams were separated into hotel rooms, given a case to problem solve and had two-and-a-half hours to prepare their solution in the form of a presentation. They then had 20 minutes to present their recommendations to a panel of judges comprised of both university faculty members and accounting professionals.

“As soon as we got the cases and started reading them over, I realized that we had seen that type of thing before. I felt like we had a good understanding of it from being here [at Assiniboine],” said Pawluk. Teams presented ‘blind’, meaning judges weren’t aware of what institutions students were representing. There were two rounds of competition spanning the two days, with the winning teams announced at the gala eve-

ning wrapping up the conference on Saturday. Students were accompanied by faculty coaches John Tataryn and Reagan Bromley, both Chartered Professional Accountants teaching in the college’s Business Administration program. “They see what’s out there, they network and they meet people from other schools,” said Tataryn. “It gives them a chance to see just how big

the world is and where the opportunities are.” The BASC competition is part of a two-day conference held annually in Winnipeg by the University of Manitoba’s Asper School of Business Accounting Association. Assiniboine was the only college to participate in this year’s case competition, sending two teams of students. The eight other teams were from Brandon University, University

of Manitoba, University of Saskatchewan and Lakehead University. Lakehead University and the University of Manitoba placed first and second respectively. In addition to bragging rights, students walked away with a $500 cash prize—admittedly, most of which went towards celebrating their win. “Well, to be honest, we spent that on Saturday evening,” joked Seib.






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1. SE-17-08-08-W2 RM OF TECUMSEH #65; FVA 69,500, 110 Cultivated Acres, 2016 Crop Yellow Flax, 2016 Taxes $301.57 *2 Storey Character Home; *26 x 32 Double Car Garage; Concrete Floor, Electric Heat; *50 x 100 Steel Quonset; Overhead & Sliding Doors; *40 x 54 Steel Work Shop; Overhead Door, Concrete Floor, Electric Heat, Bathroom; *40 x 60 Steel Quonset; * Hip Roof Barn With Lean Too & Copulas; *Livestock Watering Bowls; *Numerous Wood Outbuildings For Storage; *Steel Grain Bins on Cement Foundations 2. SW-17-08-08-W2 RM#65; FVA 79,300, 159 Titled Acres, 110 Cultivated Acres, 2016 Crop Yellow Flax, 2016 Taxes 343.25 3. NW-17-08-08-W2 RM #65; FVA 74,700, 160 Titled Acres, 120 Cultivated Acres, 2016 Crop Spring Wheat, 2016 Taxes $323.34 4. SW-16-08-08-W2 RM #65; FVA 81,400, 160 Titled Acres, 150 Cultivated Acres, 2016 Crop Chem-Fallow, 2016 Taxes $352.34 $7000.00 Surface Lease Revenue, 5. NW-09-08-08-W2 RM #65; FVA 78,600, 160 Titled Acres, 122 Cultivated Acres, 2016 Crop Canola, 2016 Taxes $340.22, $5600.00 Surface Lease Revenue, 6. NE-09-08-08-W2 RM #65; FVA 70,500, 158 Titled Acres, 115 Cultivated Acres, 2016 Crop Peas, 2016 Taxes, $305.16, $7200.00 Surface Lease Revenue, 40 x 80 Wood Arch Rib Storage, 28 x 60 Wood Grain Annex, Steel 2911 & 1350 Bushel Grain Bins 7. SW-09-08-08-W2 RM #65; FVA 68,900, 160 Titled Acres, 125 Cultivated Acres, 2016 Crop Canola, 2016 Taxes $298.23 8. SE-09-08-08-W2 RM #65; FVA 75,100, 160 Titled Acres, 115 Cultivated Acres, 2016 Crop Peas, 2016 Taxes $298.23 9. NW-10-08-08-W2 RM #65; FVA 77,000, 157 Titled Acres, Cultivated Acres, 2016 Crop Spring Wheat, 2016 Taxes $333.29, $2300.00 Surface Lease Revenue 10. NE-10-08-08-W2 RM #65; FVA 78,600, 160 Titled Acres, 151 Cultivated Acres, 2016 Crop Spring Wheat, 2016 Taxes $340.22 11. SW-32-07-08-W2 RM #65; FVA 60,100, 193 Titled Acres, 152 Cultivated Acres, 2016 Crop Durum, 2016 Taxes $260.15 12. SE-32-07-08-W2 RM #65; FVA 58,000, 176 Titled Acres, 123 Cultivated Acres, 2016 Crop Canola, 2016 Taxes $251.05, $4800.00 Surface Lease Revenue 13. 312 DONNELLY STREET, STOUGHTON; 50’X 120’ Non-Serviced Commercial/ Residential Lot, Assessed Value 5,900, 2016 Taxes $311.04 (Lot 13, Block 3, Plan B3493)

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14. 316 DONNELLY STREET, STOUGHTON; 50’ X 120’ Non-Serviced Commercial/ Residential Lot, Assessed Value 5,900, 2016 Taxes $311.04 (Lot 13, Block 3, Plan B3493)

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Winter Monument Sale




Big Dog Seeds Inc. Oxbow, SK. 306.483.2963


2013 140 A Farmall Case IH MFD loader 140 HP ....................... $82,000 2011 Puma 170 Case IH with duals .........................................$125,000


2012 8230 Case IH duals & pick up ........................................... $310,000 2007 7010 Case IH duals, pick up.............................................. $175,000 2007 2588 Case IH 2015 header ...............................................$155,000 2006 2388 Case IH w/pu ............................................................$130,000 2006 9660 WTS John Deere, duals, 914 pick-up, 2300 hrs. ..... $132,500 2004 2388 Case IH w 2014 header ............................................$115,000 1998 2388 CASE IH with p/u ........................................................ $65,000


2010 40 ft D60 MacDon, transport Pea Auger, one with JD Adapter & one with CASE IH adapter ...................................................... $60,000 2010 2152 40 ft Case IH header/transport AAFX adapter ...............$65,000 2008 30 ft FP36 Honeybee header w/pickup reel/transport, AFX adapter ......................................................................$37,000

2002 36 ft 1042 CASE IH Transport ............................................. $16,000


2017 Certified & higher pedigrees of the following seed in stock

Spring Wheat: • AAC Brandon • Cardale • Carberry • AAC Jatharia VB

2011 50 ft. 12” spacing Seed Hawk tool bar w/600 cart, dual wheels, auger, bag lift. ................................................................................... CALL 2010 65 ft. 3310 Bourgault paralink 12” spacing, midrow shank banding, double shoot, rear hitch, tandem axles....................................... $145,000 2002 49’ Morris Maxum Air Drill, 12” spacing w/7240 grain cart .. $45,000 1997 39ft Morris Maxuim Air Drill 10” spacing Atom Jet openers w/Morris 180 Cart ....................................................................... $23,000


2004 RBX 562 CASE IH Baler ..................................................... $12,000


2011 30ft 1203 CASE IH Swather, pick up reel & transport ............... $77,000

Winter Wheat: • Moats • AAC Wildfire

2010 36 ft. 1203 CASE IH , pickup reel ..................................... $88,000 2002 30 ft 9250 ‘westward with pickup reel.............................................. $40,000


Green Peas: • CDC Greenwater

4 18.4 x 42 radial 25% left .........................................................$400/each 4 12.5 x 16.5 Galaxy skid steer tires ..................................$50/each

YellowP eas: • CDC Amarillo


Flax: • CDC Bethune Reconstituted

Lentils: • CDC Maxim CL

Soybeans: • AAC Edward (Conventional, non GMO) • OAC Prudence (Conventional, non GMO) Hemp: • CFX 1 Cover Crops Canada: Custom blends of Radish, Legumes, Broadleaves & Grasses

Full line of Brett Young: Grass & Forage Seed, Canola Seed, Corn Seed, Soybean Seed, Liquid, Peat & Granular Inoculants LICENSED SCALE IN YARD

2003 4640 Spray Coupe, high clearance sprayer, 80’ boom, 600 hrs.......................................................................................... $65,000


37ft 5600 Case IH Cultivator with 4 row Degelmen harrows ........ $25,000


Magihist pressure washer w/water holding tank, Baldur electric motor, 100 ft. hose ................................................... $500

A.E. CHICOINE Farm Equipment Ltd. Storthoaks, SK. 306-449-2255 39 1995 Case Corporation Case IH is a registered trademark of Case Corporation.

Below Normal Snowpack Impacting Spring Runoff Outlook in Most of SK Today, the Water Security Agency (WSA) released the 2017 preliminary outlook for spring runoff. Most of the province received below normal snowfall resulting in a below normal runoff potential across most of Saskatchewan. Many areas saw the snowpack almost completely melt or lost to sublimation in January due to above normal temperatures. This melting of snowpack would have saturated the soil surface, reducing the infiltration capacity available for the melt of any late season snow. The southeast portion of Saskatchewan is the exception. The snowpack in the southeast is near normal, increasing to well above normal in the very southeast corner. Above normal runoff is expected in the lower Souris River Basin below Rafferty and Alameda Dams, including the Antler River, Gainsborough Creek, and Lightning Creek ba-

sins. This is a preliminary outlook and the snowpack could continue to develop for another 6 to 10 weeks. Also, it is important to note that a majority of the province was wetter than normal going into freeze-up in November of 2016. Higher than normal precipitation going forward and/or a rapid spring melt could significantly increase the runoff potential. Although the snowpack in most areas is below normal, even a below normal runoff could compound flooding issues in regions with closed basins as many of these areas are at well above normal or record levels following several high runoff years. The Water Security Agency will be coming out with the 2017 Spring Runoff Forecast in March. For more information on spring runoff or stream flows and lake levels visit


ANNUAL BULL SALE With Select Females


170 BULLS • Simmental Bulls

Red, Black, Traditional Fleckvieh

• Registered Red Angus Bulls • Simm/Angus Hybrid Bulls Red & Black


designed by ranchers for ranchers 65 Red + Red Blaze Polled Simm Bulls

65 Black + Black Blaze Simm Bulls

40 Registered Red + Black Angus Bulls

• Free Delivery • Volume Discounts • Payment Option

Black Simmental

For catalogue, bull video or more information, contact

McMillen Ranching Ltd. Box 99, Carievale, SK S0C 0P0 Lee: 306-483-8067 • Dave: 306-483-8660 • Jim: 306-483-7986 Email:

Red Simmental

The strongest most uniform group of bulls we have ever offered. Over 30 years of genetic selection with the commercial cattleman as a priority. Bulls packed full of economic and convenience traits that will excel your breeding program. Performance & calving ease bulls in every category. These bulls are raised under ranch conditions similar to yours, developed on a silage based ration and sell with a prefix synonymous with quality and customer satisfaction. Come see for yourself what keeps the commercial cowboys Red Angus coming back year after year.

40 Coming 2-year-olds


This program has worked very well for busy cattlemen unable to attend our sale. We will personally hand pick and purchase the best herd bulls for your program within and often below your price range without you leaving home. Your next herd bull purchase is as close as your phone.

Semen tested and 100% guaranteed | February 17, 2017 |

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HWY 9 NORTH CARLYLE (306) 453-6773 Schreiner : Rick Schriener Ron Mack : Sandra Mitchell :

(306) 577.8623 577.8623 (306) (306) 577.1548 577.1548 (306) (306) 577.8813 577.8813 (306) VOTED “SASKATCHEWAN’S BEST PLACE TO BUY AN R.V.”


New floorplan has 5 sleeping areas, sleeps 9 to 12 people, only weighs 4,410 lbs, hitch weight only 560 lbs.! Air cond., mic., gas/el. DSI water heater, outside speakers & shower, 4 stabilizer jacks, pwr awning, spare tire, and more!

2017 Keystone Premier 30RIPR

2017 Rockwood 8312SS Signature Series

Premier Pkg., Exterior Camping Pkg., Thermal Pkg., upgraded to a 42" LED tv, plus a 32" LED tv, luxury theater seating, 15k btu a/c. Only weighs 6,675 lbs.

A fantastic family unit sleeps up to 10. Champagne exterior, pwr. tongue & stab jacks, 15,000 btu air cond. upgrade, outside grille, and lots more! 5 function remote, and more!!

Great cash buy at $26,790 or only $88 bi-weekly, plus taxes, with no down payment!! OAC GET 750 AIR MILES® Reward Miles.

$40,900 or $136 bi-weekly, plus taxes, with 0 down payment!! OAC

Purchase this unit for only $146 bi-weekly, plus taxes, with 0 down payment!! OAC

2017 Keystone Laredo 330RL

2017 Crossroads Volante 27BK

2017 Keystone Hideout 281DBS

A fantastic new family floor plan sleeps up to 10 people! The "affordable elegance" Volante features champagne fiberglass ext., pwr. awning, 5 function remote system, pwr. tongue jack, 39" LED tv, and plenty more!

New floorplan loaded with features like central vac, el. rear stabilizer jacks, 15k btu a/c, etc.. Sleeps up to 10 people!

New 3 slide floorplan from Laredo with loaded Grille N' Chill outside kitchen, 39" tv, el. stabilizers & front jack, tri-fold sofa, and much more! We have discounted this unit by more than $11,000!

Purchase now for only $146 bi-weekly, plus taxes, with 0 down payment!! OAC GET 1000 AIR MILES® Reward Miles.

Discounted almost $11,000 to $33,500 or only $112 bi-weekly, plus taxes, with 0 down payment!! OAC

Cash price $34,950 or only $116 bi-weekly, plus taxes, with 0 down payment!! OAC

2017 Keystone Laredo 342RD

2017 Crossroads Volante 3801MD


Another new floorplan featuring rear ent. center, fireplace, theater seating, 50" LED tv, 32" bedroom tv, king bed, ground control el. 4 point leveling system, 18 cf gas/el. fridge, 15k btu air/c.

Lists at $70,241 but on a cash deal discounted by more than $11,000 to bring it down to only $182 bi-weekly, plus taxes, with 0 down payment!!OAC

2017 Suzuki King Quad 750 Special Edition

Wow!! Yet another new fantastic family floor plan! 4 slides, outside kitchen, separate kids or guest room, el. awning, 18 cf residential fridge, 5 function remote system, el. 6 point leveling system, solid surface countertops, 15,000k a/c, second 13,500k a/c, sleeps 8.

Discounted more than $12,000 to $58,900 or only $195 bi-weekly, plus taxes, with 0 down payment!! OAC

2016 Sno Pro 8'4" x 18' Trailer


large slide, pwr awning & ft jack, mint


2 large slides, rvq, el awning



2 slides, bunks, out. Kitchen

$31,900.00 - No gst


2 slides, v nose, stored inside



large slide, pwr awning



fiberglass, large slide, bunkbeds



fiberglass, large slide, v.good cond. (reduced)

2008 LAREDO 303TG

2 slides, out kitchen, kid's bunks, pwr awn


large slide, quad bunk


2008 JAYCO 32FKS

fiberglass, 2 slides, f.s. dinette


2014 GATEWAY 3650BH

5 slides, bunks, loaded


2014 PROWLER P289

3 slides, fiberglass, p.awning, loaded

2014 LAREDO 329RE

4 slides, loaded, low mileage

$52,900.00 - No gst


4 slides, bunkroom, o. kitchen, loaded

$51,900.00 - No gst

2013 MONTANA 3750FL

5 slides, 6 point auto level, ft living room

$52,900.00 - No gst


36RL3 slides, loaded, very nice

$63,900.00 - No gst


4 slides, loaded


2010 MONTANA 3400RL - SOLD

4 slides, loaded, dish, corian



large slide, bunkbeds


2003 TOPAZ 305R

fiberglass, large slide, hide-a-bed


fiberglass, large slide


$20,900.00 $25,500.00 - No gst



$13,900.00 $5,995.00 - As Is


2013 CAN-AM Outlander XMR 1000 - SOLD p.steering, snorkel 2011 CAN-AM OutlanderXT800 MAX


2 up, new tires & whls, winch, hd fr & r bumpers $7,695.00 - 2,400 mi.


Turn this . . . Into THIS!!! Automatic, pwr. steering, independent front & rear suspension, shaft drive, front & rear bumpers, fender flares, winch, and more! Call for track option details.

Deckover, all aluminum framed, black/gray, slide track tie downs, torsion axles, screw less exterior, front & rear ramp doors, fuel door, white interior walls, aluminum wheels, spare, and more!

MSRP: $14,975. Clearance priced at only $12,895!! Financing available.


yellow, 10,413 kms, good cond.



pipes, 23,600 kms.



22,000 km, Vance & Hines exh.


2011 SKI-DOO TNT 800 etec

only 630 miles, linq kit


2009 SKI-DOO Renegade 800

1.75 track, 1,706 miles,, nice cond.


2009 SKI-DOO MXZ Adrenaline 800

motor re-done, R-Motion


2008 SKI-DOO Renegade 800

rebuilt motor


2004 SKI-DOO Adrenaline 800 - SOLD

1,166 miles, 1.25" track




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2016 Chevy Equinox LT AWD was $34,400,



2016 Chevy Trax LT AWD




was $31,000,






2016 Chevy Sonic LT was $24,700, NOW

2016 Chevy Cruze LT was $26,595, NOW


2016 Equinox LT AWD heated seats! was $31,000, NOW










4x4, Ecodiesel, 51,000 km, white



$47,300 $369 b/w


V6, loaded, black, 32,000 km


2015 Chevy Cruze LT

2010 Chevy Camaro LT Coupe

Loaded, silver, 167,000 km

$17,300 $79 b/w 2016 Buick Enclave CXL AWD Leather, loaded, 25,000 km, white



$24,900 $195 b/w

$24,900 $195 b/w

2013 Chrysler Town & Country Van

$17,300 $155 b/w

Gray, Sto N Go, 83,000 km

2012 Chevy Malibu LT $83 b/w

white, 128,000 km, loaded

$157 b/w

$7,700 $81 b/w

2015 Dodge Journey SXT FWD

V6, blue, 110,000 km, loaded


2015 Chrysler 200 LX Sedan

$19,300 $148 b/w

$24,000 $188 b/w

Loaded, 1,219 km, blue


Loaded, silver, 100,000 km

$89 b/w 2008 Buick Allure CX Loaded, silver, 168,000 km

$7,500 2014 Chevy Suburban LT 4x4 Sunroof, leather, 8 passenger, silver, 109,000 km


2013 Dodge Journey SXT FWD

2013 GMC Acadia SLT AWD

$26,900 $238 b/w

Leather, iridium, 82,000 km


$17,300 $155 b/w

2012 Buick Enclave CXL FWD REDUCED


$181 b/w

Leather, white diamond, 87,000 km, leather

10,600 km, ruby red, loaded

2012 Chevy Impala LT

2009 Buick Allure CX

2016 Buick Encore CX AWD

2012 Chevy Equinox LT AWD

$15,900 $142 b/w

leather, 101,000 km, red

Loaded, V6, dark gray, 144,000 km

Leather, nav, gray, V6, 49,000 km, sunroof

V6, loaded, white, 22,000 km

2010 Chrysler 300 Limited

2014 Chevy Equinox LT2 AWD

2014 Chevy Traverse LS AWD Cyber gray, 8 passenger, 49,000 km


4,900 km, white, leather, sunroof, navigation

V6, auto, leather, 68,000 km

Loaded, med. brown, 13,800 km

2016 Chevy Impala LT

2015 Dodge Dart Limited

$11,300 $117 b/w

2010 Chevy Impala LT



Loaded, light blue



4x4, loaded, 3.6L V6, red, 47,000 km

2011 Chevy Cruze LT

Loaded, white, 51,000 km


4x4, Leather, 20” rims, lift kit, white, 14,000 km

2015 Dodge Charger SE

2016 Chevy Impala LT V6, loaded, blue, 10,000 km

2015 GMC Canyon SLE Crew Cab

2015 Chevy 1500 LTZ Crew Cab

2015 Dodge 1500 SLT Crew Cab

Loaded, Red, 72,000 km

2009 Chevy Equinox GFX LT


$134 b/w

V6, loaded, White, 143,000 km



Prices include all fees / Finance payments, max term for model year fees & taxes included.








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