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Year 116 no. 40 - dRYden, ontARio - WedneSdAY, octobeR 2, 2013
Fall colours on display
Mountain biker Meghan Winters and her canine sidekick Naya blast through a colourful section of the Ghost Hollow Trail near Ghost/Mavis Lake over the weekend. With fall colours peaking it is a wonderful time to put on some ‘hunter orange’ and explore wilderness trail systems in the area.
Dryden mill celebrates 100 years See pgs. 6-7
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Frustration with snail’s pace City rushing of Ring of Fire development By Jon Thompson
Ice Dogs spilt with Lakers See pg. 9
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ed to all parts of that discussion, some of which we aren’t able to speak about publicly until they come to complete fruition and there are challenges in the project.” Kenora MP and Minister Responsible for FedNor, Greg Rickford met with Cliffs Natural Resources and Noront Resources last week to evaluate the market conditions that have cooled interest in the project. While the province is handling First Nations consultation, he said the federal Environmental Assessment is moving ahead, energy projects in some First Nations are underway and skills training for Matawa communities through Confederation College are preparing the local workforce for a development that will change everything. Municipalities will play their part in time, Rickford said. “There are certain things that take X amount of time to do as a matter of law or as a process governed by good faith negotiations, as we’re seeing with (Frank) Iacobucci and Bob Rae and that they’re taking place to tick off some of the bigger structural things that have to occur. Moving forward, I don’t think it’s too far off in the future that municipalities will have a meaningful and important contribution to some of the more strategic developments that their towns and cities can play a role in.”
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By Jon Thompson The consultants leading Dryden’s Service and Operational Review will also conduct the city’s Asset Management Plan. At its Sept. 20 meeting, City Council elected to exercise an exemption to its procurement bylaw and grant a $24,826.12 contract to KPMG as a single source, rather than conduct a formal Request For Proposals (RFP). Acting city manager, Debra Kincaid argued KPMG is familiar with Dryden’s financial data and that time is of the essence. “There are other firms that do that, yes and if we go to an RFP for it, we’ll be under the gun to meet the Dec. 31, 2013 deadline. Because that company is currently here, there may be some savings for the city.” The Asset Management
Plan will assess existing and planned local roads, bridges, sewer, water and storm sewer as well as needs for assets. It will be the first assessment of its kind since 2005 when the city underwent a land implementation study, including the Inflow and Infiltration study that led to the sewage treatment plant that is still under construction. That study was also responsible for developing the Centennial Business Park plan and contingency strategies, should the province choose to re-route the highway around Dryden. Public Works manager, Blake Poole confirmed the city’s assets inventory needs to be updated. “This plan will give us the replacement value of our assets and also what we should be doing to continued on pg.
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Northwestern Ontario’s municipalities see smoke but no flame yet on the Ring Of Fire and at the Northwestern Ontario Regional Conference, they held their elected representatives’ feet to the heat. From disagreements over the chromite deposit’s energy appetite to local education, business attraction and development, the region’s municipal leaders expressed respectful impatience toward Thunder Bay Superior MPP and Minister of Northern Development and Mines, Michael Gravelle over what they saw as a slow-moving process with few inroads for input. “I think it’s frustration,” said Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association (NOMA) president and Kenora Mayor Dave Canfield. “The future of Ontario and the future of Canada is in rural and northern Ontario and in rural and northern Canada. When you listen to the people in the know – the huge business people who kind of drive the economy in this country, they’ve made that statement many times over. We understand that as municipal representatives but you have to have the infrastructure in place to make these things happen.” Coun. Shayne MacKinnon was the only representative of Dryden at the Thunder Bay meetings. While he expressed disappointment with his colleagues’ absence, he
praised both NOMA and Gravelle for looking out for the region. “Minister Gravelle’s comments were positive and optimistic regarding the establishment of sustainability of large industry, the addition of large industry in the region and the government supporting that,” he said. “For a municipality like Dryden, there’s a lot of economic spinoff that can happen, even from a large industry that happens in the region, rather than locally.” At the request of Northern Ontario’s large urban mayors, Gravelle announced he would hold a summit to determine next steps on the Northern Growth Plan to assess successes and determine next steps. NOMA past president, Ron Nelson publicly urged attendees to boycott that summit on the conference’s second day. “We know there’s very significant progress in terms of benefits to First Nations,” Gravelle said of the Ring of Fire. “We’re trying to pull all the pieces together and indeed, I heard the frustration from so many of the municipal leaders about wanting to see the project move forward more quickly. We’d all like to see that happen but what I tried to emphasize as much as possible is, this project does need to be done right or else the project won’t happen. There are some very positive things that are taking place relat-
A local man who drove a boat while another leaped from it in an attempt to ride a moose has been fined $2,500. On Sept. 17, Dryden’s Andrew Weiers and Alberta’s Matthew Weiers pled guilty to harassing a cow moose on Eagle Lake and were fined jointly. Andrew’s boat has been seized by an Ontario Court of Justice order until fines are paid. Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) conservation officers pressed charges in July in response to public complaints over
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Teachers trade dignity for Terry Fox Foundation pledges Local elementary teachers at Open Roads and New Prospect made good on their promises to expose themselves to all manner of ridiculous scenarios if their classes met fundraising goals during the Terry Fox Teachers’ Challenge, Sept. 26. Clockwise from below left: Open Roads principal Syrena Lalonde smooches a pig; New Prospect Ms. Harrison gets the ol’ spaghetti head treatment; Open Roads’ Mr. Doherty in the obstacle course; Open Road’s Mrs. French gets a pie in the face; bucketheads Mrs. Currie and Mrs,. LaChappelle of New Prospect and New Prospect’s Mrs. Terry and Mr. Roberts. Photos by Chris Marchand and Michelle May
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maintain those assets,” Poole explained. “It’s really a service and operational review for those assets which will say what we probably should be doing to maintain the level of our assets.” BDO is currently auditing Dryden’s 2011 Tangible Capital Inventory and a timeline for its completion is expected within the week. Once it’s complete, KPMG will undertake the Asset Management Plan. The provincial grant that will fund the asset plan expires on Dec. 31, 2013, at which point the plan needs to be submitted if Dryden intends to apply for provincial capital infrastructure funding in 2014. “The reason we got the underpass funding is because we promised to get this plan done,” said Mayor Craig Nuttall. “If we’re going to look at any additional funding when we go down to Good Roads, I’m pretty sure we’ll have a lot of brownie points if we have our plan done so we can say, ‘Duke Street, for instance, is in terrible shape, here’s the proof’ so when the government is looking at giving us money, we can use that as a lever.” While several councilors expressed cautious support, provided this asset plan will give a final picture that will not require revisiting, Coun. Sid Wintle cast the lone dissenting vote. “The fact remains that if we start single sourcing, you get the wedge in the door, pretty soon, because there’s a deadline, you start single sourcing. It doesn’t make sense,” Wintle protested. “I don’t know if they can do the job on time because we have to have the fixed assets for them to build on this. The fixed assets aren’t audited yet and they won’t be audited for several weeks, maybe two months. I’m in favour of getting the job done… I don’t think single sourcing is a good way to start procuring services.”
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This is only a test By Dryden Observer Staff A host of agencies came together, Sept. 25 to stage an emergency response exercise in the vicinity of the Trans-Canada Pipeline on Hwy. 601. Police, firefighters, EMS, Domtar emergency response personnel the Ontario Energy Board and Trans Canada Pipelines participated in a mock dis-
aster scenario involving a ‘natural gas leak caused by a third party impact’. The role of victims was staffed by Dryden High School Students. Trans Canada Pipeline’s Davis Sheremata says they will compile their finding from the exercise to make improvements to processes in dealing with emergencies.
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documents to members, sharing notes and other information, and delivering petitions to the Clerk’s desk. In addition to being an active part of the province’s legislative process, Pages are able to meet other students from across the province and take part in field trips and other special activities during their visit, which normally lasts from two to four weeks. While the program does not cover a student’s accommodations, program administrators will often work with successful applicants to find lodging and the program will help offset some of the student’s travel costs to Toronto. The program will cover daily travel costs to and from Queen’s Park and successful
applicants will receive an honorarium of $15 per day as a way of thanking them for being part of the program. Over the years, many students from the KenoraRainy River riding have taken part in this outstanding program. I hope to see that list grow over the next few years. To be eligible, students must be in Grades 7 or 8 and have an academic average of 80 per cent or higher. The application process involves a 750 word essay, an online application and a consent form, which must be signed by a parent or guardian as well as a teacher and their principal. The next round of applications for the Spring Parliamentary Session is open to
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To the editor, I would like to recognize the efforts of Kevin Glenister and Susan Hall who had the great idea to have a Seniors Tea Party out at their farm on Sept. 28. Seniors from Princess Court greatly enjoyed the outing. Kevin and Susan took the time to plan and host a fun-filled day which included: demos of the Savvy team playing and riding their horses, allowing the seniors to interact with the horses, lunch and goodies and local live music to complete the day. Kevin and Susan also spent their time finding volunteers and donations
to make it all happen. Hutchison’s Bus Lines donated a bus for transportation and Bradley Fradsham donated his time to drive. Dr. Clayton Schneider chipped in for lunch and Neil Moody and Lawrence Russell helped out with the music. The rest of the gaps were filled in by volunteers from Princess Court and the Savvy Sunday team. To quote Princess Court resident John Mulders, “It put a little sunshine in everyone’s life today.” Nicole Kohut Dryden
Just a highway NEWS ITEM - Speed limit on highway 17 east of Thunder Bay will remain at 90 clicks even after it is four lanes, after all it will still be ‘just a highway’, not a freeway.
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ust a highway? J Like the rural ones that cross-cross old Ontario so you can drive directly from every town to every other town, without having to go out of your way at all, all built and maintained to a higher standard than ours? Political highways, built to buy votes and carrying all of seven non-local vehicles a day? This is not ‘just a highway’. It is the TransCanada highway, one of the longest highways in the world, connecting our country from coast to coast. It is treated with the respect it deserves in the other provinces, built to the highest standard in the province, without worrying about ‘traffic counts’, and in fact emblazoned ‘highway number ONE’. But Ontario says it is ‘just a highway’. After all, we sniff, it is just a rural road serving those few ragged rednecks that inexplicably want to inhabit northern Ontario, land of ice and snow (even though we are six hundred miles south of Edmonton, a provincial capital, and south of fully half of all the farmland in Canada). Even a token effort to bring it up to the standards of 50 years ago is way too much, witness the skinny little one foot paved shoulders that cross-country bikers, hikers, walkers, skateboarders risk their lives on.
Some of us remember when the speed limit was 60 miles per hour (100k). That was the maximum, and one was expected to exercise good common sense and respect and only drive that fast in ideal circumstances. It was reduced in the 1970s to save fuel, which it might have done then, but modern vehicles are tuned to run their best at about 110 k, so there is little fuel saved in going 90. Worse, traffic moves at about 110 on the highway now in any weather conditions, if you dawdle along at 90, the legal limit, you are a traffic hazard. Given our long distances and sparse population, our highway speed limit ought to be more than in the high-traffic south, not less because of some arbitrary definition of ‘highway’. The Ontario Truckers Association estimates that 70 per cent of the truck traffic to and from eastern to western Canada goes through the United States, precisely to avoid the sub-standard road Ontario laughingly calls the TransCanada Highway. We are now embroiled in planning a better bridge to Detroit, in large part to carry this traffic to and from western Canada, and even worse, Ontario is badgering the federal government to put Ontario’s share of federal TransCanada subsidy money (which is never all spent) toward that bridge! How much tax revenue is lost to the U.S. by this unseemly diversion of traffic? How much economic activity is denied northern Ontario? How many northerners are ready to join my Northern Ontario Separatist party? (just thought I would throw that in). And that’s the Contrarian view.
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Eagle Lake First Nation unveils employment portal Pilot program to matchmake skills, jobs and development By Jon Thompson Northwestern Ontario is poised to boom and the people of Migisi Sahgaigan First Nation (Eagle Lake) have longbeen ready to work. The First Nation unveiled its Community Asset Inventory Program (CAIP) on Sept. 24, revealing a pilot, bandled employment portal whose architects hope to expand throughout the region. Consultation revealed most workers were uncomfortable posting resumes online so the band office will coordinate ideal candidates for interested employers. It has already accumulated resumes for 53 per cent of band members and is beginning to reach out to off-reserve members. Limited employment opportunities exist on-
reserve today but the designer, Jamie Saulnier of Running Deer Resources sees his company’s software as both a business attraction tool for developing economies on the traditional territories of First Nations and a one-stop shop for employers seeking to attract qualified candidates for work outside the community. “I’m very confident in saying, if anybody were to engage Eagle Lake First Nation right now, they’d be getting a great workforce,” Saulnier said. “They’re a very skilled group. I was very shocked. The first 40 people who came through that door and went into the system were welders, carpenters, hard rock miners, truck drivers. These aren’t just labourers. These are very, very skilled labourers.”
Jenny Adams is among them. The educated and certified welder has been unable to find a position in her field and is currently working in the First Nation’s Employment Insurance office where she sees an abnormally high number of high school and higher learning graduates in similar positions. “I see the efforts of this system being a game –changer with respect to how First Nations do business with companies in the areas of employment and HR (Human Resources),” she said. “It’s time for us as Anishinaabe people to let go of our misfortunes of the past and excel into our imminent potential. We have equipped ourselves with the necessary skills and tools to make ourselves a competitive workforce.”
Devon MacKinnonOttertail is the economic development officer at Eagle Lake. She will accept calls from employers, organize slates of prospective candidates and serve as an intermediary. “It has created a local labour pool. We know who’s looking, who’s available to work and what kind of work they’re looking for,” she said. “Let us do the work for you. If you have a job description and a particular position that needs to be filled, we’ll take a look at that and we’ll try to find some particular candidates based on the skills you’re requesting.” Chief Arnold Gardner was one of the first in his community who went away to school in 1969. He has seen members travel as far as Alberta for work and knows the future of Northern Ontario’s labour market will be dependent on travel. Band-led employment simply cannot sustain the
From left: Eagle Lake First Nation Economic Development Officer Devon MacKinnon, Eagle Lake Chief Arnold Gardner and Jamie Saulnier of Running Deer Resources. Staff Photo local population and he sees potential for livelihoods in the resource development explosion expected over the next decade. Through a combination of attracting business to the First Nation and positioning band members to excel in the job market, he said Eagle Lake is officially ready. “I’m not a fool and I
don’t think our people are either. It’s going to be a competition for these jobs but as long as we have a relationship we can look at everyone in an equal way as an equal opportunity. That’s all we’re looking for. Sometimes you have to break down a system. It’s about time they knew what we’re about in this community.”
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Franco-Ontarian Day, Sept 25 Deputy Mayor Brian Collins in joined by local students Michel Bedard, Vanessa Petit and Jessica Coulson to raise the Franco-Ontarian flag on the occasion of Franco-Ontarian Day, Sept. 25. They were joined by student of the L’Ecole de l’enfant Jesus and Dryden High School. Photo by Chris Marchand
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Above: The original Gordon Brothers’ mill, circa 1910
Photo courtesy Dryden and District Museum
The article was sourced from Gwen Johnston’s recently published retrospective on the Dryden Mill, titled Dryden Mill, 100 Years and Beyond. By Dryden Observer Staff he story of Domtar’s Dryden Mill plays an intrinsic role in Dryden’s history, an inseparable part of the community’s identity. At the beginning of the mill’s centennial celebrations in June local Domtar employees celebrated with a symbolic nod to the future and a commitment to sustainability. They planted trees. Early years A century of industry and progression has yielded remarkable change which began with the first dam constructed at the mouth of the Wabigoon River in 1898. Securing a 1,000 square mile timber license from the province of Ontario, brothers Charles and Grant Gordon established a sawmill on the river’s western bank in 1908, which was consumed by fire in 1911. Taking over the site, The Dryden Power and Timber Company embarked on the construction of the second Wabigoon River Dam that would further raise the lake level and allow for the production of electricity. The Dryden Mill was the first kraft mill in Ontario and fourth in Canada. At its startup in 1913, the mill produced 40 tons per day of unbleached kraft pulp, employing 206 at the mill site and another 500 in the bush during logging season. In the boom times of the early 1900s, construction was financed through mortgage bonds and 30,000 shares of $100 each were issued to raise $3 million ($72 million today with inflation adjustment). By 1918, the now Dryden Pulp and Paper Company had entered the paper making business with its No. 2 paper machine which could produce 30 tons of unbleached bag and wrapping paper per day. In 1922, the new No. 3 paper machine could make 18 tons of glazed kraft paper, fruit wrappers, or tissue paper per day. The 1920s were lean times as the paper company was forced into receivership in 1923, idling the mill. The startup of the Bates Valve Bag Company (later the St. Regis Paper Company) offered local workers some shortterm hope as contracts with the Hudson’s Bay Company and Eaton’s bolstered employment at the mill site to 450 people. The devastation of the 1929 stock market crash saw the hardest times yet descend upon the community with the mill running only intermittently from 1931 to 1933. Recovery was slow and in 1935 the Paper Company got into the bag business themselves purchasing four bag machines of varying sizes. The outbreak of World War II in 1939 boosted demand for manufactured goods and the mill returned to full-time operation with mill employees also producing naval parts for the war effort. The 1940s was an era marked by significant modernization with the construction of a chemical recovery plant and changes to mill’s steam and power systems and six new 2,100 cubic foot digesters which could yield six tons of pulp each. In 1948 the mill started the No. 4 paper machine and made continuous improvements to existing equipment. From 1940 to 1951 the mill spent nearly $5 million (equivalent to $80 million of today’s dollars) in its efforts to modernize and more than double its output of pulp and paper from under 20,000 tons in 1940 to 50,000 tons. Times were good. Production goals were to reach significantly higher in the ’50s as the mill sought to reach 80,000 tons of product per year with a second phase of expansion which began in 1954. By early 1957 the mill site saw the construction of a new causticizing plant, wood room, bleach plant, chemical preparation area and filtration plant. Four additional digesters were added as well as a lime kiln which is still in operation to this day. In 1960 Reed Paper Group assumed ownership adding the chlor-alkali plant necessary to produce the fine papers which would become the mill’s staple product for decades to come. In the bush Modernization swept not only through the mill site over the decades, but also manifested significant changes on the
The Second Wabigoon River Dam under construction, 1911.
Dryden mill, circa 1916
Dryden mill, circa 1930
Dryden mill, late 1940s
Dryden mill, 1956
Dryden mill, 1970
Dryden mill today
Photo courtesy Dryden and District Museum
Collection of Spuro Sourtzis/Charlie Rankin
Collection of Ray Pilkey
Photo courtesy Eagle River Historical Gallery
Dryden Mill Collection
Dryden Mill Collection
landbase where workers toiled to supply the mill with wood fiber. In the beginning, nearly half of the mill’s wood supply was sourced from area settlers, though restrictions were placed to avoid prevent people filing for a homestead for the express purpose of cutting the wood and abandoning the land. Trees were felled by Swede saw and skidded by horses to waterways where they were boomed together into masses of 2,500 cords to be towed away by tugs. Horse teams gave way to mechanized skidders in the ’50s and trucks were introduced to area logging operations in 1933 — a trend that would grow significantly over the next 20 years. Two-man gasoline powered chainsaws began to appear in the area in the late 1940s with the one-man saw arriving in 1950. Company logging camps, each home to 40-75 men began to give way to ‘commuter camps in the 1960s as roads and vehicles improved. Provincial forest management policy also came of age in the late 1940s with the introduction of the Forest Management Act, which required companies to submit plans to ensure their consumption of wood did not exceed the forest’s capacity to replace it. In 1969 the first harvesting machines were put into use in the field, with Dryden participating in their development. The consequences of industry In the mill’s early history, mill effluent, including solids-laden wood room wastewater and pulp and paper mill effluents was discharged untreated below the dam. From 1956 these included bleach plant filtrates and from 1962 wastewater from the chlor-alkali plant. By the 1960s, a layer of bark and wood fiber had been deposited on the bed of the Wabigoon River from Dryden to Clay Lake and oxygenation of the river was poor. Those discharges had a lasting impact. Studies in the 1970s would confirm that fish in the Wabigoon-English River System had high levels of mercury and that frequent consumers of those fish in Grassy Narrows and Wabaseemong First Nations also had elevated levels of mercury in their blood. Nearly 40 years since mercury discharges ceased, mercury levels in fish in the Wabigoon-English River system have declined, though still remain somewhat elevated. Residents of Grassy Narrows and Wabaseemong First Nations are eligible for compensation by a Mercury Disability Board funded by the federal and provincial governments and a settlement reached with Reed and Great lakes Forest Products in 1985. The modern era The 1980s saw another significant renewal project worth $350 million, installing primary and secondary effluent plants and replacing most of the pulp and paper manufacturing equipment. By 1990, the mill found its Recovery Boiler 3 incapable of meeting standards for odour and air quality. In 2001, at a cost of $250 million, owners Weyerhaeuser undertook the construction of a new low-odour recovery, collection and incineration system for odorous gases. At the time the project was touted as a mark of confidence in the face of an alarming trend in communications, electronic substitution, that would soon have drastic effects on the paper industry. “The new recovery boiler indicates the company’s commitment to the long-term viability of the Dryden facility,” said Norm Bush, manager of the day. Sales volumes and prices were dropping, inventories were climbing and the company experienced the first contraction of its workforce since The Great Depression. Between 2003 and 2009 restructuring at the Dryden Mill would affect 700 workers. In 2007, the fine paper assets of Weyerhaeuser were merged with Domtar Pulp and Paper. The year also saw the end to paper-making at the site as both the No. 1 and No. 2 paper machines were permanently shut down. Since 2009, mill employees have worked diligently to adapt operations to serve the pulp market in challenging economic environment. Domtar Dryden currently produces an average of 925 tons of pulp daily for customers mainly in the towel and tissue sector.
Dryden Mill celebrates 100 years of industry
Poling wood to the jackladder, circa 1955. Photo courtesy Eagle River Historical Gallery
A timeline for a century of constant change The Dryden Mill site has seen a variety of owners during its 100-year history. The following is a brief chronological summary of some of the historical highlights of the site. 1910 Dryden Timber & Power Company forms 1913 Kraft pulpmill and sheathing mill starts 1918 First 110-inch paper machine (No.2) installed. Capacity was 30 tons per day. 1922 Yankee 132-inch paper machine (No. 3) installed. Capacity was 18 tons per day. 1948 No. 4 paper machine started with 60 to 80 tons per day capacity. 1956 Bleach plant and chemical prep system
1984 1989 1996 2001
installed to produce bleached kraft pulp Started lime kiln Began modernization project replacing 80% of existing facilities and equipment (stud mill, causticizing plant, Kamyr continuous digester, new bleach plant, primary effluent clarifier, Jagenberg folio sheeter) Started D1 paper machine Started D2 paper machine, new cut-size sheeter, two boilers and 37 MW turbo-gen erator Started new chip handling system Major upgrade to #2 fine paper machine
2003 2004 2006 2007 2007 2008 2009
Permanent closure of stud mill Start of new recovery boiler to reduce odor ous and particulate emissions Started tertiary chip screens, closure of woodroom and D1 fine paper machine, reduced cut size operations Domtar acquires the facility Closure of D2 fine paper machine and restart of D1 fine paper machine Closure of D1 fine paper machine (all paper production ceased) Transition to a Northern Bleached Soft wood Kraft (NBSK) facility
A cartoon skunk became the community mascot in 1960. Observer archives
Left: Loading a truck with a Drott Loader, circa 1955.Photo: Collection of Spuro Sourtzis, courtesy of
Right: In the Digester House, circa 1950.
Photo: Dryden Mill Collection
Adaptation a constant theme in mill’s history, says Blight By Chris Marchand The theme of sustainability and adaptation was woven throughout the remarks offered at Domtar’s Community Picnic in celebration of 100 years in Dryden, Sept. 29. Mill manager Jim Blight raised his voice to compete with the din of near torrential rains pelting the tent which thankfully sheltered those in attendance from a soaking. “When the Gordon Brothers started their operation just down the river from where we are today, could they have ever imagined what their project would eventually evolve to more than a century later,” said Blight. “What we have today is a modern kraft mill in a company whose vision has become a global leader in innovation and development of fibrebased products.” Blight remarked that throughout its history the mill has found it necessary to adapt the realities of the day — bearing witness to both boom and bust cycles. “Since the early 1900s the Dryden operation has changed its structure several times, responding to the changing demands for forestry products. The one constant that has been there since 1913 is kraft pulp production.” The Dryden mill currently produces 330,000 tons of pulp annually which is sold to be used a raw material in the production of consumer products and packaging . The event welcomed local dignitaries such as Kenora RainyRiver Member of Provincial Parliament Sarah Campbell, as well as Deputy Mayor and retired mill employee Martin MacKinnon and the Dryden Chamber of Commerce’s Richard Jonasson to assist Blight is unveiling a commemorative plaque which will be place in Cooper Park with information on the mill’s history.
Domtar Dryden Mill Manager Jim Blight (left) is joined by Deputy Mayor Martin MacKinnon, MPP Sarah Campbell and the Dryden Chamber of Commerce’s Richard Jonasson (right) to unveil a commemorative plaque at the Dryden Mill 100 anniversary Community Picnic, Saturday at Cooper Photo by Chris Marchand Park. “One of the important things a business like Domtar brings to your community is a sense that it’s not all about the business and the work, it’s about the people who work there,” said MacKinnon. Campbell says she’ll continue to lobby to create better operating conditions for forestry in the province. “We’ve had our fair share of challenges,” said Campbell. “One of the messages that I wanted to bring is that it really is incumbent upon all of us to work together to set the conditions that forestry
can continue to thrive across Northwestern Ontario.” Blight says the future will be much like the past — an ongoing process of evolution. “We see that we need to work on our cost structure and our sustainability practices to make sure that we can compete in a stable, slowly growing market,” said Blight. “Obviously the world of paper has changed with things like cell phones and other electronic substitution, but we’ve shifted. You’ve got to give the people here credit.”
In June, Domtar employyees planted 150 trees along the west bank of the Wabigoon River to kick off Centennial Celebrations. Photo submitted
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Campbell: provincial tourism strategy ignores the Northwest by Jon thompson Ontario is promoting tourism through the changing leaves in its provincial parks this season but Kenora-Rainy River MPP Sarah Campbell says the Fall Colours campaign falls flat. Campbell rose in the Legislature to criticize the joint campaign between the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport on Sept. 24, arguing Northern Ontario was left on the forest floor during its planning. Despite the campaign having included parks throughout the region in some promotional materials and excluding the North entirely in others, Campbell pointed out seven Northern parks are already closed for the season, not including those permanently closed by 2012 budget cuts. The campaign recommends stopping at Travel Information Centres, 10 of which have been shut down. “My argument was they’re telling people to explore the natural beauty. All of our parks are closed,” Campbell said. “When I see a locked gate and a sign that says ‘closed for the season,’ that’s not a sign for me to go exploring around. The gates are locked right at the highway. Where are we supposed to park? Just at the side of the highway? To me, that feels kind of like trespassing. I think there are a lot of people who would feel similar to that.” Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport, Michael Chan said Campbell is flatly wrong. “We have over 300 parks. Yes, some parks are closed but the park isn’t closed. People
can still go into the park and experience any park they want,” he said. “To say the park is closed is a bit too much. Tourists coming in can drop into any park they want to drop into.” In 2010, the Liberals adopted the Regional Tourism Organization (RTO) strategy and committed $5-million per year to RTO 13, which reaches from North Bay to Hudson’s Bay to the Manitoba border. Its funding is the second highest among RTOs but it occupies 90 per cent of the province’s landmass and is divided into three parts, unlike any other region. Chan claimed the structure has encouraged promotional collaboration and allowed Northern Ontario to reach into Manitoba and U.S. markets as an independent focus from most Southern Ontario tourism marketing. The distinct and distant nature of the North, he said, is the reason for investing in online attraction tools. “Northern Ontario is quite unique. I understand the infrastructure is quite different from Ottawa or Hamilton or Toronto. This is why my industry is in the process of implementing our own website, our won web portals so that tourists can plan their trips before they leave their homes. We believe outreach by social media is so huge and in the coming years, it will get bigger and bigger. We are focused into directing people to our website and at the same time, encouraging people to plan before they come camping or hunting in Northern Ontario. Those are the things we’ve built into the RTOs we talk about.”
Union Gas supports Fire Service Training Union Gas Utility Service Manager Duane Harris (second from left) met with Dryden Fire Chief Ken Kurz (right), Deputy Fire Chief Cam MacMillan, Deputy Mayor Brian Collins (centre) and Larry Lundy (left) of the Fire Marshal’s Public Safety Council to pass along $5,000 which will be used to fund emergency training program and materials. Staff Photo
Greater regional political autonomy on wish list for NOMA delegates by Jon thompson Presented with two pages of options for prioritizing economic development in Northwestern Ontario, one priority emerged before the surveys were counted: regional political autonomy. Of the 17 suggested points presented at the Northwestern Ontario Regional Conference, speaker after speaker approached the microphone to recommend others vote for “Devolution of Government Decision Making to Northwestern Ontario.” Under devolution, the province suggested it would examine existing models for regional decision-making, including how those models would
apply to the region. Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association president and Kenora Mayor Dave Canfield saw a pattern emerge among the 17 suggestions, dividing them into land use planning and economic development. He suggested to the forum once the region has the tools to chart its own development, all else will fall into place. “The way we’ve been doing it (development) for years hasn’t necessarily been working anymore,” Canfield said, citing efficient resource development in Manitoba and Saskatchewan as exemplary relationships between dense population centres and communities
dependent on resource extraction. “They’re smaller jurisdictions, maybe that’s the key. Maybe we reduce the size of the jurisdiction – and I don’t mean being a separate province. I mean having a planning act for Northwestern Ontario so we can go through these issues a lot quicker and we don’t have to go through red tape, red tape, red tape.” Although NOMA’s conversations with Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Harvey Yesno have yielded an interest in building relationships between the Treaty 9 and 5 First Nations of the Far North and Northwestern municipalities, Canfield insisted
City News RECYCLING PROGRAM INFORMATION Recycle collection is scheduled on a bi-weekly basis. B & M Delivery (223-3298) will continue with recycle collection. they will leave any material in the blue box that is not acceptable or recyclable. Blue boxes may be purchased at the Public works Office, 159 King street at a cost of $9.00. if you have any questions please feel free to call B & M Delivery or Public works. Recycle material will not be collected from businesses as part of the residential collection. Commercial recycle collection may be obtained from private contractors who offer this service. the City of Dryden Public works Department would like to remind all residents that in order for recyclable material to be picked up, the proper Recycling Bin or container must be used. this means that the container must be Blue preferably with a recycling slogan or the universal recycling symbol on it. these containers are available to be purchased at numerous businesses throughout Dryden including the Public works office located at 159 King street. Recyclable material not left in proper containers will be left behind. we thank you for your continued support of this environmentally friendly program. For more information and a list of recyclable materials log onto our website at www.dryden.ca or call Public Works at 223-2367. Please ensure the full garbage tag is on bag for pick up. Bags with partial tags will NOT be picked up. SCHEDULE FOR BI-WEEKLY RECYCLING PICK-UP (HAVE BLUE BOX OUT BY 7:00 A.M.) OctOber 2013 S 6
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all communities in the region need to maintain independence. “I think we want to sit down with the province and we want to sit down with the First Nations. Everyone has their own autonomy,” Canfield said. “I think we have to sit down – NOMA, NOACC (Northwestern Ontario Associated Chambers of Commerce), and NODN (Northwestern Ontario Development Network) with the government as Team Northwest – the common voice — and say let’s take a look at the common recipe that will be more beneficial for Northwestern Ontario and for Ontario as a whole, and for Canada as a whole.”
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Ice Dogs split with Lakers By Dryden Observer Staff A two game home-andhome series against the Fort Frances Lakers set the stage for another great regular season rivalry this past week. The Ice Dogs continued to put their new netminders through the paces putting Terry Hughes between the pipes, Sept. 25. The Ice Dogs had marked two goals in the first five minutes of the game which led to the Lakers swapping goalies Jordan McCartney for Ryan Ferguson. The second period was a high scoring affair with the Lakers tacking on four goals to make it a 6-5 game in favour of the visitors after 40 minutes. The Ice Dogs then forced overtime midway through the third as Drew Decker tied the game at 6-6. After a scoreless fiveminute overtime period solved nothing, extra shots were required to determine who would get the extra point in the standings. In the shootout, Tyson Holder and Kevin Kurm traded goals on each team’s third shot before Zach Kercz struck again for Dryden on their fourth attempt.
The Lakers strike back On Sept. 28 the two teams were back at it again, this time at Fort Frances Ice For Kids Arena. Facing an early fourgoal deficit, the Ice Dogs clawed their way back to a tied game early in the third period. It would be all for naught as the Lakers would put three more pucks past Ice Dogs goalie Robert Kopytek-MacKenzie in the final frame. Kopytek-MacKenzie faced 40 attempts in a losing cause for Dryden. The Ice Dogs return to action at home on Friday facing the Thunder Bay North Stars. Cancer Game Oct. 5 The Dryden Ice Dogs and Standard Insurance are please to announce their Cancer Game, which will be held Saturday, Oct. 5th. Jersies are for sale and a loved ones name can be put on the back of the jersey for the game. Proceeds from the jersey sales will be split between the Dryden Ice Dogs and the oncology unit at the Dryden Regional Health Centre. For more information or to purchase a Jersey call Brad Boyko at 1-807- 2167531.
Dryden Ice Dog Casey Prang poke checks Fort Frances Laker Tarran Romyn during the third period of the Ice Dogs’ Sept. 25 shoot-out win at Dryden Memorial Arena. Photo by Chris Marchand
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Eagles capture first-ever NWOSSA team title By Dryden Observer Staff The bridesmaids of regional high school golf have finally met that special someone. After four consecutive years of second place finishes at NWOSSA, the Dryden Eagles Golf Team have captured their first ever team championship. The group put it all together in Geraldton last Thursday to claim the gold medal and a trip to the OFSAA championship in Windsor Oct. 16-17. Josh Kitt led the way winning the individual NWOSSA gold medal with a 74 followed by Kirk Markowski 7th, Trey Palermo 9th, Cam Zappitelli 12th and Adam Getson 16th. DHS Eagle Josh Kitt claimed the NWOSSA Individual Championship in Geraldton, Sept. Photo submitted 26.
NWOSSA Individual Results
The OFSAA-bound Eagles golf squad including from left: Josh Kitt, coach Al Markowski, Kirk Markowski, Cam Zappitelli, Adam Getson and Trey Palermo. Photo submitted
1st T2 T2 T4 T4 T4 7th 8th T9 T9 T9
Josh Kitt Matt Krolyk Jeremy Kirk Bryn Jones Ethan Kubinec Frank Desmoulin Kirk Markowski Barry McLoughlin Trey Palermo Ryan Dasno Tyson Morrisseau
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Cam Zappitelli Connor Carr Nicholas Throm Alex Demko Adam Getson
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Team Results Pl. Gold 2nd 3rd 4th 5th
Team DRYDEN ST. PATRICK ST. IGNATIUS ST. THOMAS AQ. BEAVER BRAE
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Uphill battle for young football squad Submitted by Geoff Zilkalns The NFL has its reality show “Hard Knocks” and that is what the season for the Dryden Eagles continues to be. In a recurring theme, the host Eagles played spirited football against an older and more seasoned group and played close for a time. This week the opponent was the 3-1 Elmwood Giants and, though the score was close at 10-0 at the half, the visitors pulled away after the break. In a game suspended for lightning briefly in the third quarter, there were some electric plays on both sides
throughout the wet and physical contest. Dryden had a strong game from defensive end Jed Benham who had four tackles and his first interception on the year. The team also recovered two Giant fumbles. On the offensive side, Braydon Hansson led the team in rushing for the third straight week as his 19 carries yielded 134 yards. Now sitting at 0-4 on the campaign, Dryden has a busy week as they travel to Fort Frances on Tuesday and return for Homecoming on Friday Oct. 4 versus the undefeated West Kildonan Wolverines.
Eagles Running back Liam Wrolstad makes contact with a Elmwood Giants defender moments before thunderstorm caused a game delay, Sept. 27 Photos by Chris Marchand
The Eagles Taylor Ames sails over a grounded opponent during the Sept. 27 game versus Winnipeg’s Elmwood Giants.
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Eagles cross-country team mark win in Kenora By Dryden Observer Staff The strongest DHS Eagles Cross Country team yet kicked off their fall 2013 season with a convincing win over Fort Frances and Kenora, Sept. 26. The Eagles elementary age team kicked off the day with a convincing win with Amy Wickstrom, Sarah Urquhart, Corrin Kuzemchuck and Mandy Tourand finishing first, fifth, sixth, and seventh respectively for the overall win over Beaver Brae and St.
Thomas. Eagles Junior Girls team picked up where their team mates left off win Martine Evans, Ally Wisneski, Leah Balla, Emma Penner and Hayley Zilkalns finishing second, third, fifth and ninth for 18 points and convincing win over Fort. Eagles Junior Boys finished first, second, third, and fourth for a perfect minimum score of 10 points. Rookie Mike Braun looked incredibly strong, turning in one of the most impressive runs of the day,
running negative splits on one of the toughest courses the Eagles will see. The Eagles Senior Girls Andie Wood, Martina Wintle, Gabby Gagnon and Dom Gardner combined efforts for a first, third, fourth and fifth finish and the team win after Elizabeth Carter blew a tire on the treacherous cobble hill. Senior Boys Jake Wickstrom won the Senior title with his team mates Patrick Gould, Ilya Perkins and Jeremy Braun finishing first-second-third and sixth for the team win.
The overall team win keeps the Eagles win streak alive, remaining undefeated against all NorWOSSA Team. “It’s really amazing to see what kids can do with a
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By Nicole Nguyen This week’s female athlete was awarded to Grade 11, DHS Eagle, Kyla Lindquist. She was chosen for Athlete of the Week for her outstanding skills on the basketball court as a forward. Not only does Lindquist shine on Kyla Lindquist the court, but also for the Eagle’s soccer team as a midfielder and the hockey team as a defensive player. Throughout the two years of high school, and the start of her third, Lindquist favourite memory has simply been playing alongside her teammates for all three sports. Saying this, Lindquist also hopes to travel to OFSAA for basketball, soccer and hockey. Other than spending her time on the field, on the ice or on the basketball court, Lindquist enjoys to relax with her friends and spend time with them. Come out and watch the DHS Eagle’s Athlete of the Week on home court, Thursday Oct. 3rd!
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Braydon Hansson By Emmy Arsenault Braydon Hansson is this week’s Athlete of the Week at Dryden High School. Although only in Grade 11, Hansson has been named captain and quarterback of the football team. Hansson has high hopes for the team to come togethBraydon Hansson er to win their next couple games and make the playoffs in the Winnipeg High School Football League. Earlier in September, Hansson earned the WHSFL player of the week while he also currently holds the second most rushing yards in the league. His favourite memory of his years of being an athlete at DHS is playing a football game in the Bomber’s Stadium in Winnipeg. When he isn’t playing football, Hansson enjoys hanging out with his friends. Later in the year he sprints 100m and 400m with the track and field team. The homecoming game for the football team is 2 p.m. on Oct. 4 at the Harry McMaster field at DHS. Come on out to support the local football team and your male Athlete of the Week, Braydon Hansson!
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Bruce Cockburn on stage at The Centre during the opening show of the 2013-14 Dryden Entertainment Series.
Photo by Chris Marchand
Cockburn hits home run in DES opener By Chris Marchand ruce Cockburn is everything you’d expect him to be while still managing to be not at all what you’d expect. The iconic folk-rocker kicked off the 2013-14 Dryden Entertainment Series to the hoots and hollers of a houseful of lifetime fans, Sept. 30. Cockburn remains in full command of the cave of riches he has worked a lifetime to amass, doling out handfuls of lyrical gems over the
years on the radio to a nation that absorbed them into its cultural identity. Caged by hanging tubular chimes with a backdrop of camouflage netting, the 68 year-old’s politicallycharged persona seemed tempered by a curtain of modesty, briefly flashing out from time to time in the discharge of his passionate music. But what I forgot, or never knew about Bruce Cockburn, having formed my image of the artist via full band radio hits of the
late 70s and early 1980s, is what the man can do with an acoustic guitar. It’s not so much a guitar as it is an extension of his musical being. In Cockburn’s grip it’s a wash of polyrhythmic layers — subtle melodies over distinct rhythm sections. It’s a style both grounded in tradition and yet some strange Galapagosian variant that evolved in isolation to become this precious, indescribable thing. That much was established even before Cock-
burn would introduce the delay processor on his guitar for the spellbinding instrumental ‘The End of All Rivers’ in which he would make use of the hanging tubular chimes (triggered by foot pedals). Cockburn commented briefly on his first-ever venture across the rail line into Dryden in 35 years of touring Canada. “My connection to Dryden goes back many years,” he quipped. “Unfortunately that connection has never extend-
ed beyond the edge of the highway. Countless tanks of gas.” Cockburn spread out a few of his more recognizable singles throughout the evening. Songs like ‘Tokyo’ and ‘Lovers In A Dangerous Time’ (interestingly modeled on the Barenaked Ladies cover version) graced the first set, while arguably his biggest hit ‘Wondering Where The Lions Are’, drew an audience sing-along in the latter half of the evening.
In a community known for disingenuous standing ovations, the evening ended in perhaps the singlemost authentic call for an encore in Dryden’s history with fans stomping and chanting for Cockburn’s return to the stage. He obliged with a smile. “How can I say ‘no’ to that?” he said over the cheering throng. The Dryden Entertainment Series resumes, Oct. 23, welcoming Juno-award winning performers Rose Cousins to the stage.
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Lang holds pumpkin crown with 504 lb fruit By Chris Marchand
pumpkin — a 355 pounder and also his. The one thing Max Lang Seed lineage and the might like the most about grow- quality of the growing ing giant pumpkins is messing season seems to be the with people who want to know biggest factor in his expe‘the secret’. rience. Add to that, a “Two little old ladies once farmer’s intuition and came over and asked me what plenty of worried 4 a.m. my secret was,” said Lang. “I tip-toes out to the garden told them I played them music. to fend off frost with the I said, ‘I tried that rock music sprinkler. and the leaves started to quiver “If we were in Southand I thought the pumpkin was ern Ontario, or going to die. No, even down in but really, I just Fort Frances play them soft you could grow western music it for another and you can just month and see them grow’. you’d be into They went away 800 lbs,” said believing me.” Lang. “We With his 504 started with lbs entry, Lang 13 seeds, all of was once again which sproutcrowned king of ed roots. This the pumpkin -Max Lang, one here, on patch, Saturday, Pumpkin King July 11 when at Nymark Rd. we pollinated resident Bob it, was the size Nelson’s annual of a golf ball.” pumpkin weighAlways a bridesmaid, the in. After 15 to 20 or so wins, event’s host Bob Nelson placed including one international second with his entry, a 293 lbs confederation title (626 lbs, pumpkin. “I don’t know that what that 2001) and a healthy local mythology shrouding the eccen- old guy (Lang) does,” said Neltric Vermilion Bay gardener, son. “But I guess Ford doesn’t Lang will tell you that there tell Chevy their secrets.” Held in the pouring rain in aren’t many secrets - just good technique and diligent care. his driveway, the event still Plus, an electric fence around attracted around 100 people. the garden helps keep pump“It’s just a fun thing that’s kin-munching pests like deer at all,” said Nelson. “People like bay. getting together this time of Lang says this year’s gargan- year. Everything’s winding tuan gourd was grown from the down and it’s sort of one last seed of last year’s winning local kick at the cat.”
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Pumpkin Weigh In Official Top-10, Sept. 29 1st Max Lang 2nd Bob Nelson 3rd Michael Ryan 4th Gregory Ryan 5th Jonathon Lockyer 6th Emma Lang 7th Alison Griffith 8th Ray Wilson 9th Brook 10th Heinz Lang
Through a rain-smeared lens, Bob Nelson weighs Max Lang’s winning 504 lb entry in the annual ‘just-for-fun’ weigh-in between local gardeners. Photo by Chris Marchand
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Friends, family and a film crew help Nibinamik-born Maggie Sofea (wheelchair) achieve the momentus journey back to the remote site where she sustained the spinal injury that left her a paraplegic. Image submitted
Re-tracing paths, renewing a vital connection DRHC to screen documentary film ‘Ordinary Woman, Extrordinary Dreams’, Oct. 3 By Jon Thompson Maggie Sofea pleaded for the patience of a film crew that was calling her down from the hill overlooking the lake. “Binima,” she repeated to them. The Ojibwe word for “wait” echoed against their call for her to return to the boats. Sofea just wanted to stare into the land for a few more minutes before she left
the site where everything changed. It took 10 years and a lot of planning to get her back to the campsite near Nibinamik First Nation (Summer Beaver) but telling story that brought her home wouldn’t be complete without the reflection on the journey. At 11 years old, Sofea was teaching a niece to dive in the summer sunset. When
she dove in, she felt numb at the top of her neck, her body motionless. She didn’t know what was happening to her. In that moment, she had become quadriplegic. In the following moments that became years, she sought to return. “When I was at the top of the hill looking over the beach and the waters, I felt very surreal and I couldn’t believe that it was possible that this all happened to me,” said the star of Ordinary Woman, Extraordinary Dreams. “I knew in my heart it was possible for me to get there and all I had to do was work hard at achiev-
ing that goal. I wanted to inspire everybody – people with disabilities or who live in the reserve or anybody who has circumstances to pursue their dreams like I did.” Now a student of Confederation College’s film program, Sofea told only one person she wanted to tell her story in a documentary. The challenge of putting supports in place for someone with a mobility disability to visit a remote community is the film’s narrative but the underlying theme shows her drive to return to the land she called home. “I felt very sad to go and
leave this place, which I called my home and my land that made me who I am as an Aboriginal,” she explained. “It made me not want to leave because my family and my relatives are there to support me. It’s stronger than the fear of what has happened when I had my accident. It shows the the unbreakable bond whenever you move anywhere or somewhere in that city or away from your land, it has that greater bond with the land. No matter where you go or where you live at, it’s always right there, waiting.” Through the lens, film-
maker, Dave Clement saw Sofea’s story as a microcosm of a broader trend in the First Nation that is reinforcing the ties to the land. “Maggie is, by far, one of the most inspiring people I have ever had the privilege to know,” he said, adding praise for the community spirit of Summer Beaver. “The people are so kind and the love I saw expressed for each other moved me deeply. I also saw that what they are doing there should be done everywhere – mandatory landbased skills training for the youth. It makes them really strong as a people because they’ve kept their connection in the face of so many things that seek to sever it.” From small planes to boats to an all-terrain wheelchair and a trail rider similar to a rickshaw, Spinal Cord Injury Ontario’s Darren Lillington oversaw the logistics of transporting Sofea to one of the more remote places on the planet. He was also instrumental in working with her to ensure she could achieve her dreams of making films through accessibility at the college. For him, the documentary is proof of the determination that makes disabled people, able. “What we want to say is, it’s possible with the right supports in place. That can be done. It can be achieved. My organization is about not really saying, ‘it’s not possible,’ but ‘how can we make it possible?’ I worked with other First Nations people with spinal cord injuries and wanted to return home to live in their communities and we were able to make it possible by getting supports in place.” Ordinary Woman, Extraordinary Dreams will screen at The Centre on Thursday, Oct. 3 at 1 p.m.
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OBituaries Grace May Schmidt – July 26, 1925 - September 20, 2013
Grace was born in Dryden to Frank and Esther Cooper on July 26, 1925, a younger sister to Eileen. Grace lived her entire 88 years in or near
Dryden. As a young woman she married William James Henderson and moved to their farm on what is now known as the Henderson Loop Road. There they became the proud parents of their first son Frank, followed a few years later by the twins Bruce and Colin. Sadly William passed away and Grace moved into town to her lifelong home on Casimir Ave. Several years later she met and married Jesse Schmidt and increased her family with 2 more sons, Krag and Chris. Grace worked at various
retail establishments over the years but Parkdale Corner Store was her longest and last job. Many longtime Dryden residents will remember Grace as the ‘Corner Store Lady’ who waited patiently (usually) for them to select their favourite penny candy treats after a long school day. Grace loved the outdoors. She loved to garden, pick blueberries and spend time at camp on Thunder Lake. She loved to walk, she and her friends Hazel and Ann would walk for miles each day sometimes heading to
Sandy Beach for a picnic. She enjoyed knitting and often treated her family to beautiful sweaters, socks, baby clothes and blankets. It was perhaps during a trip to England with her mother and sister that Grace discovered her love for travel. Over the years there were bus tours to the Maritimes, Florida and Nashville. Many summers she would travel to British Columbia, stopping to visit various friends and family along the way. There were numerous shorter excursions to various casinos in Winnipeg and Minnesota. After her retirement, she
went further afield, touring New Guinea, Australia and Thailand. Her last big trip was to Chili and Peru where she climbed to the top of Machu Pichu despite being 72 years of age! Her family was the most important thing to Grace and always the center of her life. Her grandchildren were definitely the light of her life. All of the grandchildren loved visits with Gramma Grace or Nanny as she was called. Each one had their turn to learn how to make Grace’s secret recipe for the best chocolate chip cookies and the ‘only way’ to cook fresh
pickerel. A Funeral Service to celebrate Grace’s life was held Tuesday September 24th, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. in St. Luke’s Anglican Church with Father Dick Kennedy officiating. Interment has taken place in the Dryden Cemetery. If friends desire donations may be made to Grace Haven or DRHC Foundation through the Stevens Funeral Homes P.O. Box 412, Dryden ON P8N 2Z1. Condolences may be posted at w w w. s t e v e n s f u n e r a l homes.ca
Colleen Yvonne Beaudoin – February 13, 1974 - September 12, 2013
Colleen Yvonne Beaudoin who passed away peacefully on
Thursday September 12th, 2013 at Dryden Regional Health Center after her courageous battle with cancer at the age of 39, surrounded by her family. Colleen was born on February 13, 1974 In Dryden. She attended Eagle River Public School, graduating from Dryden High School, furthering her education at Red River College. She loved her job at Dingwall Medical Clinic and the people she worked with. She loved camping with
family and friends at Godson, Rousseau’s Landing and Aaron Park. She also enjoyed travelling to attend Bomber games in Winnipeg, reading, watching UFC with friends and going to rock concerts. Colleen was most comfortable relaxing at home watching her favorite shows like Murder She Wrote and Cops. She will be sadly missed by her husband Steven, daughter Stephanie, parents Ken and Margaret Crigger,
mother-in-law Susan Beaudoin sister Jennifer Turgeon, brothers-in-law Jim Turgeon and Philip Beaudoin (Donna Hastings), nephews Tyler and Jesse Turgeon, Heath Beaudoin and niece Kalley Beaudoin, cousins but more like daughters Tancy, Kasey and Chelsey and her honorary grandson Carter. Plus numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and tons of great friends. Colleen is also survived by her beloved shih tzu Lilly (known as fugly). There was a Memorial
Service on Wednesday September 18th at 1:00 p.m. at the Dryden Agricultural Centre with Rev. Dick Kennedy officiating. Donations maybe made to the Stephanie Beaudoin Trust Fund through the Northern Lights Credit Union or the Dryden Community Funeral Home 249 Grand Trunk Ave., Dryden, ON P8N 2X3 Expressions of Sympathy may be sent to email@example.com Subject heading: Beaudoin
brothers David and Norman and sister Elizabeth. Harold was born in Welland, Ontario on November 14, 1926. His family moved to St. Boniface, then to Uchi Lake, and then to Sioux Lookout. He was educated in Sioux Lookout and went to Winnipeg to take mechanics, and there he met Ella. He married Ella Matthews on November
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Carl “Harold” John Olson – November 14, 1926 - September 19, 2013 In loving memory of Harold, who passed away suddenly on September 19, 2013 at his home. He is survived by his children Don (Jeril) Matthews, Richard (Susan), Cindy, and John (Tracy), 10 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, as well as numerous relatives in Norway. Harold was predeceased by his wife Luella, his parents Carl and Elizabeth,
14, 1951. They moved to Sioux Lookout and then to Dryden in 1958. Harold worked as a mechanic at various garages. Harold was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose, The Royal Canadian Legion and the Dryden Flying Club. Harold enjoyed flying his own planes, fishing, snowmachining, hunting, traveling, helping on the farm in Saskatchewan, dancing
with Mom and partying anytime. He enjoyed time with family and fishing trips with sons and grandchildren. If friends desire donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Society through the Stevens Funeral Homes P.O. Box 412, Dryden ON P8N 2Z1. Condolences may be posted at www.stevensfuneralhomes.ca
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Johanna T.S. Mulders – July 6, 1910 - September 12, 2013 It is with great Sorrow that the family of Johanna Mulders announces her passing on Sept. 12, 2013 at Birchwood Terrace in Kenora Ontario. Ms. Mulders was born in Nijmegen Holland on July 6, 1910 to Captain Johannes G.P. Mulders and his wife Sophia Smits. She spent most of her life in the Netherlands and worked in the Physio-therapy department of a community hospital at Ede.
Upon retiring Ms. Mulders moved to Washington D.C. in 1976. Subsequently in 1996 she decided to move closer to family and came to Dryden. She was predeceased by her parents, and two brothers Dr. John H.G. Mulders, and Dr. Gerard F. Mulders Surviving her are her Nephew John B. Mulders (Bev) of Dryden, Niece Marie-Antoinette Stewart of Montreal, GrandNieces
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Breastfeeding support close to mothers Submitted World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) is celebrated annually from October 1-7. This year’s theme, Breastfeeding Support: Close to Mothers, highlights the importance of providing support to breastfeeding families. Infant feeding is one of the most important decisions that families make. Evidence is clear that breastfeeding is the ideal way to feed an infant. Research shows that infants who are not exclusively breastfed for their first six months of life are more likely to develop a wide range of chronic and acute diseases, including ear infections, diarrheal diseases, asthma, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, obesity and respiratory illnesses. Mothers also benefit from breastfeeding with
a decreased risk for breast and ovarian cancers. Despite most mothers wanting to breastfeed, many are met with multiple and complex challenges that keep them from achieving their personal breastfeeding goals. Elizabeth Brooks, President of the International Lactation Consultant Association® (ILCA®) states that, “Learning how to breastfeed takes time and patience for new mothers and infants. It is important to remember that families, friends, healthcare providers, employers, childcare providers, communities, and even the media play a crucial role in mother’s overall success with breastfeeding”. During the 2013 WBW, the Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) will work towards strengthening knowledge about breast-
feeding and the BabyFriendly Initiative (BFI). ‘Baby-Friendly’ is considered ‘best-practice’ for agencies working with pregnant and parenting families. We know appropriate breastfeeding support can build a mother’s confidence with breastfeeding, avoid or address possible difficulties, and assist her to achieve her breastfeeding goals. Donna Mior, Public Health Nurse, Lactation Consultant states, “Women in our area are fortunate to have options and can access breastfeeding support from their local health unit Healthy Babies Healthy Children (HBHC) nurse, contacting one of the health unit lactation consultants (HBHC tollfree number 1 800-4654377), or other community programs and professionals.”
Daphne (Bill) of Dryden, Heidi (Scott) of EtonRugby, Liv (Alain) of Montreal, and Deanne (Mark) of Montreal and a GrandNephew JohnEmile (Nea) of Dryden, also Great Great Nieces & Nephews. Fondly known to those who knew her as Auntie Ann ( Johanna). She will be sadly missed. According to her wishes, cremation has taken place, and there will be no
visitation. A private family Funeral Service will be held, with interment of ashes at a later date. MAY SHE REST IN PEACE. Donations to any of the following; Salvation Army, Second Chance Pet Network Canadian Bible Society
Thank You The family of the late Lewis & Renee Hamilton would like to thank all those that sent flowers, food, cards, made donations and visits & the memorial tree. Also special thanks to Rev. Hewitt Holmes for his support. Words cannot express our gratitude for the caring tributes to our dear Son & Brother, Daughter & Sister-in-law. Your acts of love, kindness, friendship, prayers and visits in our time of sorrow have been a great source of comfort to us.
Phone: 223-8808 “Keeping health care close to home” Grace Haven 35 Van Horne Avenue Dryden, Ontario P8N 3B4 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.gracehaven.ca Phone: 807-223-5278 Fax: 807-223-5273 Second Chance Pet Network “Dryden’s Animal Shelter” Box 343 Dryden, ON P8N 2Z1 223-3335 Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation Northern Cancer Fund & Northern Cardiac Fund 980 Oliver Road Thunder Bay, ON P7B 6V4 1-877-696-7223 www.healthsciencesfoundation.ca
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The family of the late Audrey Bishop would like to thank everyone for their support, kindness, food, ﬂowers and donations, also for all the phone calls & cards. We would like to extend a thank you to Dr. Moir, the late Dr. Dahmer and the nurses who cared for her over the last several years. Thanks to Barb and Elaine for your support. To Father Kennedy and Betty Lou for the beautiful service, Thanks to Audrey’s Patricia Gardens Friends, her Bingo buddies and those who visited her. She enjoyed your company. It is all greatly appreciated. Thanks to all Tom, Rick, Dianne & children
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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2 11:30 p.m.
(39) The Mexican (2001) A clumsy
criminal is sent to Mexico to find a pistol while his girlfriend is held hostage. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3 11:00 p.m.
(70) The Madness of King George (1994) King George III of England struggles to retain his authority as he spirals into illness.
(39) The Score (2001) A career
thief joins forces with a young accomplice for one last heist before retirement. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4 7:00 p.m.
(7) The Dish (2000) A town is over-
whelmed when NASA uses their dish to broadcast the landing on the moon. (47) Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003) The Looney Tunes search for a stuntman’s missing father and a blue diamond. 9:00 p.m.
(26) Twitches (2005) Magical twin
sisters separated at birth unite and set off to save their magical homeland. 11:00 p.m.
(47) Looney Tunes: Back in
Action (2003) The Looney Tunes search for a stuntman’s missing father and a blue diamond. (70) Memories of Me (1988) A man tries to reconcile with his estranged father, which proves almost impossible. 11:30 p.m.
(39) The Time Machine (2001) A
19th century inventor creates a time machine that allows him to travel to the future. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5 12:00 p.m.
(30) Tears of the Sun (2003) A career soldier is forced to choose between following orders and saving lives.
1:00 p.m. (7) Babe: Pig in the City (1998) Babe travels to the big city to help farmer Hoggett save the farm from bankruptcy. (15) The Bucket List (2007) Two men leave their deathbed to take a road trip and do things they have always wanted.
2:30 p.m. (8) Angels and Demons (2009) A professor is called upon to help prevent an attack on the Vatican and solve a murder.
(7) The Last Mimzy (2007) When
two children discover a strange box of toys, they are transformed into geniuses. (39) The Grudge 3 (2009) A young woman, who holds the key to stopping the curse of an evil spirit, saves a family. (47) Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003) The Looney Tunes search for a stuntman’s missing father and a blue diamond. 3:30 p.m. (13) Angels and Demons (2009)
A professor is called upon to help prevent an attack on the Vatican and solve a murder. 7:00 p.m.
(7) The Timekeeper (2009) Martin
and his gang of workers struggle to complete their final stretch of railway. (47) The Wizard of Oz (1939) A tornado carries a young girl to a magical land where she encounters witches and wonders. 8:00 p.m.
(26) Twitches Too (2007) The twin
witches are back as they battle complete different schedules and a lurking enemy. (30) Black Hawk Down (2001) An elite team of peacekeepers attempt to kidnap a crime lord’s top lieutenants in Somalia. (39) Transporter 3 (2008) A driver has been pressured into transporting the kidnapped daughter of an official. (48) View of Terror (2003) A woman new to her apartment is spied on and stalked by a mysterious voyeur. 9:30 p.m.
(26) Under Wraps (1997) Three
friends endanger themselves when they help a mummy reunite with a lost love. 11:00 p.m.
(39) You, Me and Dupree (2006)
A newlywed couple settles into a home, only to have their privacy crashed by a friend. (47) The Wizard of Oz (1939) A tornado carries a young girl to a magical land where she encounters witches and wonders. SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6 12:00 p.m.
(7) McLintock! (1963) A cattle
baron deals with troublesome government agents and an unhappy home life. (39) The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep (2007) A boy finds a mysterious egg that hatches a sea creature of Scottish legend. 12:30 p.m.
(47) Inkheart (2008) A young girl
discovers her father has the ability to bring storybook characters to life. 2:00 p.m.
(39) The Tailor of Panama
(2001) In Panama, a tailor unwillingly participates in an espionage scheme with a British agent. 2:30 p.m.
(7) Peter Pan (2003) Children follow
Peter Pan on an adventure that includes a battle with Captain Hook. 3:00 p.m.
(8) How Do You Know (2010) A
softball player finds herself caught in a love triangle after being cut from the team. (47) Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008) A geologist discovers a map to the center of the earth amongst his brother’s possessions. 4:00 p.m.
(13) How Do You Know (2010) A
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Journal (M) Discover the D (Tu) Wider World (5) Jeopardy! (7) Square Off (8) The Young and the Restless (16) (W, M, Tu) Pardon the Interruption (19) (W, Th, Tu) Jack (M, F) Finding Stuff Out (21) (W) Prime Time Sports (24) (Th) Porter Ridge (26) (W) Phineas and Ferb (Th) Austin and Ally (F) Good Luck Charlie (M) A.N.T. Farm (Tu) Dog With a Blog (28) (W, Th) Say Yes to the Dress (F, M, Tu) Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta (30) M*A*S*H (39) The Middle (47) SpongeBob SquarePants (19) [4:55] (W, Th, Tu) Pop It! (F) Making Stuff (M) Zooville (48) [5:00] CityNews at 6
(28) (W, Th, M, Tu) Toddlers &
America (Th) Moonshiners (F) Fast N’ Loud (M) Junk Raiders (Tu) Amish Mafia: The Devil’s Cut (26) Jessie (28) (W, Th, M, Tu) What Not to Wear (F) Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta (30) (W) Outlaw Bikers (Th) Hatfields and McCoys: White Lightning (F) Perfect Storms (M) Canadian Pickers (Tu) Restoration Garage (39) The King of Queens (47) (W, Th, M, Tu) Scaredy Squirrel (F) Oh No It’s an Alien Invasion (48) CityLine (70) Heartland (19) [2:10] Thomas & Friends (19) [2:20] Charlie and Lola
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Medium (F) Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta (30) (F) Secret Life of... (39) Judge Alex (47) Sidekick (19) [1:40] PAW Patrol (19) [1:55] Peppa Pig
F) The Magic School Bus (26) Austin and Ally (28) (F) Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta (30) (Th) Hatfields and McCoys: White Lightning (39) The King of Queens (47) Tuff Puppy (19) [2:35] (W, Th, Tu) Dinosaur Train (19) [2:50] (W, Th, Tu) Zerby Derby
(F) Beyond Scared Straight (16) (W) SportsNation (19) (W, Th, M) Peep and the Big Wide World/ Pocoyo (Tu, F) Peep and the Big Wide World (21) (Th) Soccer (Tu) Poker
vs. Notre Dame (7) Jeopardy! (8) The Weekend Adventurer Canada (12) Wheel of Fortune Weekend (13) Global National (13) (7:00) News Hour (15) Bad Ink (24) How It’s Made (26) A.N.T. Farm (39) Family Guy (70) Masti
6:00 p.m. (2) 7 Action News at 7 (4) Nightly Business Report (5) KARE 11 News at 6:00 p.m. (7) Wheel of Fortune (12) WCCO 4 News at 6:00 p.m. (14) (39) The Big Bang Theory (15) Storage Wars (16) Hockey NHL Colorado
(24) (W) Gold Rush: South
(4) Cyberchase (19) (W, Th, Tu) Zerby Derby (M,
(2) Katie (4) Arthur (5) The Doctors (8) (13) Days of Our Lives (9) Steven and Chris (12) Let’s Make a Deal (14) Maury (15) (W, Th, M, Tu) The First 48
(4) As Time Goes By (5) Football NCAA Arizona State
6:00 p.m. (2) 7 Action News at 7 (4) Nightly Business Report (5) KARE 11 News at 6:00 p.m. (7) Wheel of Fortune (12) WCCO 4 News at 6:00 p.m. (14) (39) The Big Bang Theory (15) Storage Wars (19) At Home With the
6:00 p.m. (2) Once Upon a Time (4) Father Brown (5) Football Night in America (7) 60 Minutes (14) The Simpsons (15) Duck Dynasty (16) NFL Football Night in
softball player finds herself caught in a love triangle after being cut from the team.
(26) A.N.T. Farm (28) (W, Th) Long Island
6:30 p.m. (2) Let’s Ask America (4) Michiana Week (5) (8) Entertainment Tonight (7) Jeopardy! (9) The Rick Mercer Report (12) Wheel of Fortune (13) Global National (13) (7:00) News Hour (14) (39) The Big Bang Theory (15) Storage Wars (26) Jessie (28) Say Yes to the Dress:
(2) 7 Action News (4) Last Tango in Halifax (5) KARE 11 News at 10 p.m. (7) Evening News at 11:00 p.m. (8) News Hour Final (9) CBC News: The National (12) WCCO 4 News (13) Survivor: Blood vs. Water (14) The Arsenio Hall Show (15) Bad Ink (19) The Agenda With Steve
Tiger-Cats vs. Toronto Argonauts (19) The Mighty Mississippi (21) Baseball MLB American League Division Series (24) Daily Planet (26) The Next Step (28) Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta (30) American Pickers (47) SpongeBob SquarePants (48) Modern Family (70) Murder, She Wrote
(2) (5) (7) (9)
3:00 p.m. (2) (5) The Dr. Oz Show (4) Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman (8) The Queen Latifah Show (9) Best Recipes Ever (12) Dr. Phil (13) The Talk (14) Judge Judy (15) (W, Th, M, Tu) The First 48
(F) Beyond Scared Straight
3:30 p.m. (4) WordGirl (9) In the Kitchen With Stefano
Faita Judge Judy (W) That’s Hockey 2 Nite Arthur (Tu) MLB Playoff Pre-game (Tu, W) Good Luck Charlie (Th) Jessie (F) Dog With a Blog (M) Austin and Ally (28) (F) Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta (30) (Th) American Restoration (M) Pawn Stars (Tu) Counting Cars (39) Community (47) (W) Monsters vs. Aliens (Tu, F) Kung Fu Panda: Legends (14) (16) (19) (21) (26)
4:00 p.m. (2) 7 Action News (4) Wild Kratts (5) KARE 11 News (7) Sportsline (8) ‘Til Debt Do Us Part (9) Dragons’ Den (12) The Ellen DeGeneres Show (13) The Queen Latifah Show (14) The People’s Court (15) (W, Th, M, Tu) The First 48
(F) Beyond Scared Straight (16) (W, M, Tu) Off the Record (19) (W, Th, Tu) Dino Dan: Trek’s Adventures (M, F) Martha Speaks (21) (W) UEFA Champions League Review Show (Th) Prime Time Sports (Tu) Baseball (24) (W) Flying Wild Alaska (Th) Tickle (F) Overhaulin’ (M) MythBusters (Tu) Airplane Repo (26) (W) Phineas and Ferb (Th) Austin and Ally (F) Liv and Maddie (M) A.N.T. Farm (Tu) Dog With a Blog (28) (W, Th) Say Yes to the Dress (F, M, Tu) Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta (30) M*A*S*H (39) Seinfeld (47) Fairly Odd Parents (48) CityNews at 5 (70) The Waltons (26) [4:15] (W) Wander Over Yonder (19) [4:25] (W) Mark’s Moments (Th) Tumbletown Reads (Tu) Tumbletown Tales
4:30 p.m. (4) (W) P. Allen Smith’s Garden
to Table (Th) American Black
5:00 p.m. (2) 7 Action News (4) PBS NewsHour (5) KARE 11 News at 5 p.m. (7) Evening News at 6:00 p.m. (9) CBC News: Winnipeg (12) WCCO 4 News (13) The Young and the
Restless (14) Modern Family (15) (W, Th) The First 48 (F, M, Tu) Storage Wars (16) SportsCentre (19) Wild Kratts (21) (W, Th) Sportsnet Connected (24) (W) Mighty Planes (Th) How It’s Made: Dream Cars (F) How It’s Made (M) Canada’s Worst Driver (Tu) Mighty Ships (26) (W) Dog With a Blog (Th) Shake It Up (F) Good Luck Charlie (M) Jessie (Tu) Phineas and Ferb
Tiaras (F) Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta (30) (W) Mountain Men (Th) Hatfields and McCoys: White Lightning (F) God, Guns and Automobiles (M) Museum Secrets (Tu) Canadian Pickers (39) The Middle (47) (M, W) Sam & Cat (Th) iCarly (F) SpongeBob SquarePants (Tu) The Haunted Hathaways (70) Road to Avonlea (26) [5:15] (Tu) Wander Over Yonder
5:30 p.m. (2) ABC World News With
Diane Sawyer (5) NBC Nightly News (8) Global National (12) CBS Evening News (14) (39) Modern Family (15) (F, M, Tu) Storage Wars (16) (M) NFL Monday Night Countdown (19) (W) Think Big (Th) The Prime Radicals (Tu, F) WordGirl (M) History Hunters (24) (Th) How It’s Made: Dream Cars (F) How It’s Made (26) (W) Dog With a Blog (Th) Shake It Up (F) Austin and Ally (M) Jessie (Tu) Phineas and Ferb (28) (F) Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta (30) (Th) Hatfields and McCoys: White Lightning (F) God, Guns and Automobiles (47) (W, Th, Tu) Victorious (F) SpongeBob SquarePants (M) Sam & Cat (19) [5:45] (Th) A World of Wonders (8) [6:00] Evening News Dryden Observer: Oct 2, 2013 to Oct 8, 2013
young boy learns to appreciate his mother after she is abducted by aliens. (47) The Last Mimzy (2007) When two children discover a strange box of toys, they are transformed into geniuses. 7:30 p.m. (7) The Bourne Supremacy
(2004) A former assassin from a top secret project is framed for a botched CIA operation. 8:00 p.m. (26) Don’t Look Under the Bed
(1999) Frances McCausland is being framed by the Boogeyman for pranks that he has committed. 11:00 p.m.
(47) The Last Mimzy (2007)
When two children discover a strange box of toys, they are transformed into geniuses. MONDAY, OCTOBER 7 8:00 p.m.
(7) Music and Lyrics (2007) A popular singer from the past has the chance to become famous again by a new age singer.
11:00 p.m. (70) Written on the Wind (1956) A young woman marries into a corrupt oil family then falls for her husband’s best friend.
(39) Bedtime Stories (2008) A
hotel handyman tells bedtime stories that start to magically come true. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8 8:00 p.m.
(70) The Stork Derby (2001) A man leaves $1 million to the woman who has the most babies ten years after his death.
11:00 p.m. (70) All That Heaven Allows
(1955) A widow is forced to choose between love and convention when she falls for a gardener. Dryden Observer: Movies Oct 2, 2013 to Oct 8, 2013
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ChurCh ServiCeS DRYDEN AREA LUTHERAN PARISH 175 Cecil Ave., Dryden, 223-6025 Fax 807-223-7476 www.lutheranparish.org Sunday Worship Our Saviour, Dryden ..... 9:30 a.m. St. Mark, Vermilion Bay ............. 11:30 a.m. Pastor – James Wood tf ST. JOSEPH’S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH 102 Van Horne Ave. Dryden 223-2602 SUNDAY MASSES: Saturday – 5:00 p.m. Sunday – 10:00 a.m. Rev. Alan Campeau – Pastor tf OUR LADY OF FATIMA ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH Hwy. 17, Vermilion Bay 223-2602 SUNDAY MASS: Friday – 5:30 p.m. Rev. Alan Campeau – Pastor tf
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CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS: Sandy Beach Rd. Sunday 10:30-1:30 p.m. Everyone welcome. tf DRYDEN FULL GOSPEL CHURCH 599 Government St. SUNDAY MEETINGS 11:00 a.m. - Morning Worship “Belong, Grow, Engage” Church Office 223-5504 Pastor Nikolas Amodeo Assistant Pastor Velma Henderson Handicapped Accessible tf NEW LIFE PENTECOSTAL CHURCH 99 Albert St., 223-4905 10:30 a.m. - Morning Worship 11:00 a.m. - Children’s Ministry Pastor Jonathan King “You are loved!” tf ST. LUKE’S ANGLICAN CHURCH 50 Van Horne Ave. Sunday Services 8:00 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. 1st Sunday of each month Contempory Style Service 10:30 a.m. Communion at 11:00 a.m. Thursdays Everyone welcome 223-6413 Fr. Dick Kennedy tf ST. JOHN’S ANGLICAN CHURCH WABIGOON Sunday Services the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month at 10:30 a.m. Sunday School the 2nd Sunday of each month at 10:30 a.m. EVERYONE IS WELCOME AT THE “LITTLE CHURCH”! (Call 223-2511 for more information) tf UNITED PENTECOSTAL, Dryden, Sunday School and Adult Bible Classes, 10-11:30 a.m. Prayer 6:30 p.m. Evening Service 7:00 p.m. Wednesday 7:30 p.m. Bible Study and Prayer. Pastor Rudi Giesbrecht tf UPPER FALLS BAPTIST CHURCH “The Friendly Little Church” 5 minutes north of Vermilion Bay on Hwy. 105 Sunday School – 10:00 a.m. all ages Worship Service – 11:00 a.m. Bible Believing Bible Preaching Awana Charter EVERYONE WELCOME tf
CMHA PEER SUPPORT DROPIN CENTRE 52 vanhorne Ave., Back entrance. Call 223-8841 ex 24 or 25 for Drop-in hours/ tf THE FRIENDLY CIRCLE OF WABIGOON WOMEN, monthly meetings 10:00 a.m. first Tuesday of each month at Wabigoon Memorial Hall, Hwy. 17. New members most welcome. tf DRYDEN & DISTRICT HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY regular meetings are held on the third Tuesday of the month commencing at 7:00 p.m. at the GoGetters Centre. For more information visit our website at h t t p : / / w w w. g a r d e n ontario.org/site.php/dryden or phone 807-937-5060. tf SUNSET COUNTRY QUILTERS’ GUILD, meeting at Go-Getters Drop-In Centre, 84 St. Charles every fourth Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. tf BRAIN INJURY SERVICE help and support monthly meetings. For more information call Lynne Ouwehand 220-1490. tf AMATEUR RADIO SOCIETY OF DRYDEN meeting, second Wednesday of September, November, December, January, March, May, June, 7:30 p.m., Training Centre, Dryden Fire Hall, tf Colonization Avenue.
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10 GAMBLE DRIVE Classic Centre staircase 2 storey design home. Excellent use of space for a growing family. Featuring: 3 + 2 bedrooms, 4 baths, formal dining/living plus main floor family room and eat in kitchen. South facing primary rooms. Brand new built in appliances. Two granite faced natural gas fireplaces. Finished lower level. Full 2 car garage. Unistone driveway and rear patio. Fenced private yard with fruit trees. Priced well below Cost! Listing Broker - Mark Boudreau H-1415
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Quiet all concrete construction, Laundromat, out of suite storage, off street parking. Hospital 1 block away.
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Certified Dental Assistant Dryden, Ontario Dr. Chris Baldwin, owner of King Street Family Dental is seeking a full time certified dental assistant in Dryden, Ontario immediately.
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This modern dental office has digital xrays, all new equipment, penramix PUS Impression mixer, chartless / dentrix computer system. Starting wage $26.50 - $28.50 / hour, as well as, benefits e.g. uniforms, yearly christmas Bonus, possible yearly pay increase depending on experience and skills. Office (Patient) hours 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday - Thursday (Odd Friday Possible option)
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