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Prairieland board discusses inclement weather busing Katie Davis News Reporter

AP 131, School Operation During Inclement Weather was discussed at the PLRD meeting on December 18, 2013. Some members of the Board were concerned at how the policy was being applied. At present, policy indicates that busses will cease to operate at temperatures of -40 degrees; however it was noted that some bus cancellations occurred when base temperatures were warmer this benchmark, yet windchill factors contributed to an overall temperature that stood at -40. It was also noted that busses in parts of the division had occasionally cancelled in turbulent morning weather that cleared up shortly after cancellation had occurred. These factors led to a discussion as to what constitutes an appropriate cancellation of bussing. It was noted that as per the policy at present, -40 degrees was the benchmark for school bus cancellation.

Some discussion ensued whether or not this included windchill, as it was noted that windchill does not affect metal and interior operations of the bus, therefore shouldn’t factor into any concerns of busses malfunctioning. Board member Barry Davis, representing Altario/Consort, was consulted due to his previous experiences with driving a bus since 1974. “Conditions and attitudes have changed,” he said. “Some really, really bad weather was driven in back in the day.” He noted that, while -40 degrees was the conventional wisdom for not running the busses, the media has created a mania that some temperatures are really extreme when they weren’t considered as such in times past. It was discussed that other variable conditions, such as heavy fog days and blowing snow, could at times be more of a dangerous situation than temperature alone. It was also noted that bus drivers tend to have knowledge on whether or not they will be safe to drive. Ultimately they decided to leave.

Colony school name changes

The Veteran and Barry Creek Hudderite Colony Schools requested their names to be changed to reflect the name of their respective colonies. At present the schools are known as Harts and Stahl Colony School, respectively. It was decided to honour this request and rename Harts as Veteran Colony School, and Stahl was renamed Barry Creek Colony School.

Federal carrier process

Susan Reid, Transportation Coordinator spoke to information she had gathered regarding Federal versus Provincial carrier processes. This information was gleaned to discern whether or not students hailing from outside of Alberta – in Saskatchewan, close to the boarder near Altario– could be transported in by a Division vehicle, if Federal carrier status was to be acquired. Reid noted that the differences between Federal and Provincial carrier was quite vast. Some key differences included a higher weight allowance for Provincial carriers


(11794kg) versus Federal (4501kg), recommended audit of 10 per cent of drivers for Provincial status versus mandatory audits of 10 per cent of drivers per month for Federal vehicles and mandatory log-book entry each day for Federal drivers, even if on a part-time voluntary basis. It was discussed that this would add a great degree of paperwork to daily process and as such might deter some volunteer drivers from participating. These points were all received as information.

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Students talent had a strong ‘presents’ at the Brownfield Community School Christmas Concert on Wednesday, December 18. The night included music and other fare, including the reciting of the Christmas Boxes poem by the Early Childhood Services class (L-R): Micaiah Webber, Laryssa Huber, Cypress Bruneau and Trinity Thomas. Donations of food were also accepted during the concert, which were presented to the Coronation and District food bank on December 19. ECA Review/Submitted A rogue muskrat was found running around downtown Coronation on December 17, 2013, seen here hiding underneath a brick at the corner of Coronation Value Drug Mart. Like Beaver, Muskrats do not hibernate in the wintertime and remain active in their aquatic homesteads: however when the ponds within which they dwell freeze to the bottom they are displaced, which may have been what happened to this little one. He was caught by ECA Review reporter Katie Davis and released away from the urban centre but proceeded to attempt to run back into town, leading observers to comment that perhaps he did, indeed, have some last minute Christmas shopping to do. ECA Review/K. Davis

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The snowy owl is one of the largest owls, with a height of about 27 inches (69 cm) and a wingspan of up to 60 inches (152 cm). Wingspan is the measurement from wing tip to wing tip, when the wings are fully stretched.


Many animals can blend into their environment. This is called camouflage. There are few trees on the tundra, so the snowy owl’s white plumage blends with the snowy world of the northern arctic. In the spring, when the snowy owl makes a nest, the snow has started to melt and the brown earth shows through patches of white snow. The female snowy owl’s soft white feathers are streaked with brown so she cannot be seen as she nests on the ground.


Here are three other animals that blend into their habitats, or homes. Can you unscramble their names?

How many of the things in this chart could fit into a snowy owl’s wingspan? Measure 60 inches (152 cm) on the floor. Now lie down with your arms outstretched along the line. Measure your outstretched arms. How do you compare? Standards Link: Measurement; students compare the length of objects by using direct comparison of standard units.

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Baby owls are called owlets. Can you help the mother owl find her way home to her owlets? All owls have excellent sight so that they can spot creatures like mice that run fast along the ground. Owls’ eyes are not the same as human eyes. We move our eyes in their sockets to see from side to side. The owl must turn his head to see in different directions. Owls also have a third eyelid, which protects the eye. It is a milky white eyelid that comes up from the bottom of the eye. Its purpose is to clean and refresh the owl’s eyes. This third eyelid is called a nictitating membrane. Standards Link: Life Science: Adaptations in physical structures improve an animalʼs chance for survival.

The snowy owl has round, yellow eyes. Can you find the pairs of eyes that match? Standard Links: Visual Discrimination; students compare and sort common objects.

The snowy owls need to eat a huge amount each day – enough to equal their own body weight. They don’t chew their food – they just swallow their prey whole, including fur, claws, teeth and bones. Then they spit out a pellet of all the parts they can’t digest. What silly things can you find on this owlʼs dinner plate?

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Look through the newspaper and count the number of eyes that you find. How many are human eyes? How many are the eyes of other animals? Standards Link: Number Sense; count and name a number of objects.

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News Reporter Castor Mayor Gary DeVloo and Coronation Councillor Keith Griffiths were nominated for Chairman and Vice Chair, respectively, of the Paintearth Economic Partnership Society (PEPS) at the meeting December 18, 2013. Both accepted their nominations.

Letter of resignation

PEPS Economic Development Officer Carol Thomson discussed the Letter of Resignation sent to Central Alberta Economic Partnership (CAEP). She noted that the letter was received and honoured, however one year advance notice was required by CAEP, thus membership for 2014 had to be paid. Motion to pay this account was accepted, with the knowledge that this would be the final term with CAEP.

Ports to Plains

Renewal of the Ports to Plains Alliance was discussed at some length, with many members outlining the benefits of membership. The Alliance is a non-profit advocacy group based in Lubbock, Texas, covering the over 2300 mile corridor between Texas and Alberta. Membership costs stand at $500. It was noted that highway 36 - a main component of the corridor - heads right through Central Alberta, thus Paintearth and surrounding communities are right in the hub of the transit path. It was discussed that Ports to Plains was lobbying to try to upgrade highway 36, 41 and the boarder crossing as it was anticipated that in the next five years truck use of these roads would triple. It was generally agreed that this was an advantageous partnership to maintain, thus extending membership was approved.

Eat Local

Members generally agreed that hosting another Eat Local event in spring 2014 would be a good idea. The ‘made in Alberta’ initiative, began by PEPS, involved using local produce, meat, beverage and entertainment to highlight what the East-Central Alberta region had to offer. Events had been hosted previously in Brownfield and Castor, with the first event hosting 30 people and the second seeing 80-100 people in attendance. It was discussed that the event would be more successful approaching summertime, as there would be more produce to source and warmer temperatures to entice crowds to the event. Also discussed was the opportunity for local growers to have ‘sale’ booths present, like a farmers market, to sell the wares that were cooked during the meal. Both Coronation and Halkirk were put forth as possible hosts of the event though Doris Cordel, Municipal Administrator at the Village of Halkirk, noted that the Village may not have a hosting space big enough to accommodate anticipated vendors and participants. It was thus generally agreed that Coronation may be the best option for the future event. Motion to do another Eat Local, to be

Scholastic initiative

Paintearth Counsellor and PEPS member Rocky Dahmer discussed the Battle River Alliance for Economic Development (BRAED) meeting he attended and spoke to one initiative he particularly interesting. The Junior Achievement Company program - put on by JA Alberta - is a scholastic program whereby students in Grades 9 - 12 conceptualize and begin a company, invest in it, see to it’s operation and finally, liquidate it’s assets. The program, which has successfully run in Sedgewick School for three years, was brought at the BRAED meeting as an

opportunity for kids to learn enterprising skills in an extra-curricular environment. Dahmer saw this as an interesting opportunity for students who wish to take on leadership roles, create their own business and enhance their financial literacy. He described some of the student’s companies that had seen success this year, including the idea of coffee cups that change colour when hot. Shares in this particular company sold for $10 and returns came through at $160. Dahmer thought it would be a great program to run more local to the East Central Alberta region, but noted it would require a lot of work and dedication from a group of local businesspeople to initiate.

Clive Council discussed Christmas display decorating contest

Thom Delleman made an appointment with Council to discuss holding a Christmas Display Decorating Contest at the meeting on December 9, 2013. Delleman offered to judge, with a few additional volunteers, the Best Looking Outdoor Display in the village, which he proposed to occur on Friday December 20 between 6 and 8 pm. First prize would be the first 2014 Village of Clive Utility Bill free, second and third prize will be Christmas Baskets valued at $50.

Funding for Clive

Council reviewed the report on budget implications of varying contribution amounts as prepared by the CAO. After

some discussion it was moved by Councillor Marvin Wieler that the Village of Clive commit $10,000 from the 2014 Operating budget to the Library Project.

Social services meeting

Council decided that Clive’s Director of Emergency Management, Don Huestis was to attend the Central Regional Emergency Social Services Meeting on December 10, 2013 at Westerner Park in Red Deer. Emergency Social Services (ESS) is a body that provides emotional and physical needs of individuals and families affected by an emergency or disaster for up to 72 hours.

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Involvement in the Killam Job Fair was generally viewed as an endeavour PEPS did not wish to partake in for 2014. Points of discourse revolved around the fee for PEPS to be involved sitting at $1000 as a sponsoring body and $50 for participating businesses. Some PEPS members thought the job fair would rotate to other areas such as Beaver Valley to give the fair a more varied scope. Also noted was that Job Fairs are becoming a thing of the past with new technology and the myriad of channels through which business can promote themselves. It was agreed that the Fair should be put on the PEPS website, but ultimately

carried out in the springtime, was carried.


Diane Schmidt accepted donations from the Coronation Elementary staff and students for the Coronation and District Food Bank on December 19, 2013. Donations were made throughout the last three weeks through the school’s annual Giving Trees campaign. Back Row (L-R): Marla Pasolli, Damien Griffiths, Diane Schmidt and Michelle Copan; Middle Row: Chase Kelly, Breanna Horkoff and Payton Scoville; Front Row: Dharma Cook, Graham Goodbrand and Jordan Woods. ECA Review/Submitted

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Bill 46 is a prerequisite for any hope at a balanced budget by Derek Fildebrandt, Alberta Director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation Alberta’s government finally got it. There is no hope of a balanced budget in this province unless our government manages to control the spiraling costs of its government employees. According to data obtained by the Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) from Statistics Canada, the average weekly earnings of Alberta’s provincial government employees have skyrocketed by 17 per cent in just the last five years. Add to this the government’s own data showing that the average core provincial government employee costs taxpayers an average $120,000 a year in salaries, wages and benefits. While there are many deserving and hard working members of the Alberta Union of Public Employees (AUPE), its leadership hasn’t grasped the seriousness of the province’s fiscal situation. Rather than work with the government to address the very serious problems with the costs of public sector employee compensation, they walked away from the negotiating table. And so the government did what few would have expected: they got tough. The government introduced Bill 45 and Bill 46, which should end any illusions about where they stand. It’s doubtful that Premier Redford and Finance Minister Doug Horner were spoiling for a fight with a constituency that many consider essential to their electoral coalition. But if Premier Redford is to have even a prayer of a chance of going into the next election with a balanced budget – let alone meet her promise to do so before March 31 of 2014 - then she and the finance minister had to make a choice. Bill 46, aka the Public Sector Salary Restraint Act is the government’s response to AUPE walking away from negotiations. In the event that AUPE fails to come back to the table and strike a deal, the bill will legislate one in its place. It will provide no raise in the first year, a lump sum payout of $875 for most employees in year two and provide 1 per cent compounding raises in years three and four. It’s not quite hardball considering the generous state of affairs described above. When Ralph Klein won the premier’s chair on a promise to wage war on the

deficit he negotiated a 5 per cent rollbackin government wages and benefits. The deal proposed in Bill 46 is a far cry from this, but it is nonetheless a serious attempt at holding the line on government employee compensation while the private sector catches up. When the government and its unions fail to reach a deal, it traditionally goes to binding arbitration. Unfortunately, arbitration in the province has a bad history of awarding above-inflation salary increases, even in times of recession and deficits. There is no good reason for anyone but our elected legislators having the final say on the province’s budget. A reasonable compromise might have been to amend the legislation governing binding arbitration to reflect the fiscal realities of the province. Arbiters in the private sector generally do not award raises when a company is hemorrhaging money or is unprofitable. Similarly, arbiters should be required to consider the ability of the government and taxpayers to pay within the current revenue and spending framework when they impose an agreement. Jim Wilson, an Ontario MPP has put forward a private member’s bill that would do just this in Ontario. Bill 45 (the Public Sector Services Continuation Act) is Bill 46’s little brother. It modernizes existing penalties for illegal, wildcat strikes and from now on, government unions that strike illegally will be forced to compensate taxpayers by paying into a civil liability fund. Bill 45 makes threatening a wildcat strike illegal and this is where things get a bit sticky. Union members have legitimate concerns about the effect of this portion of the bill on their freedom of speech. However, the fines were last set in 1993 and they undoubtedly needed to be beefed up. There is always the chance that bills 45 and 46 are a ruse meant to draw AUPE back to the table and accept a more generous deal. Sort of like being offered the choice of Buckley’s cough medicine or Flintstones’ vitamins. Even if this is the government’s line in the sand, we should be under no illusions that these measures on their own will balance the budget or stop Alberta’s piling on debt, but they are a necessity if the government is to even attempt.

eunice campion regaled young coronation School students with a christmas tale as rowena Swahn happily observed on wednesday, December 18 as a group of local seniors volunteered to read christmas stories to Grade 1 - 5 Students. ECA Review/Submitted


UN force for international crises is a bad idea Dear Editor, Since the tragedy unfolded in the Philippines, I have encountered a few calls for a United Nations (UN) reaction force for international crises. Such a notion is a bad idea for the future of the UN and for the world community. While the idea of a reaction force sounds interesting on the surface, we must remember that the UN has tried and failed to focus its resources on the actions of dictators and other threats to regional security in the Middle East or East Asia and Africa. Instead of dealing with these situations it seems that all too often it chooses to meddle in the business of democratic countries. Why would the international community demand increased UN intervention in global affairs, especially when many arms of the organization are poorly run and bureaucratic and when dictators are permitted to have too much say in its operation? The main value of the UN is to sanction operations which are then carried out by coalitions of the willing or under the NATO or African Standby Force banner. Why try again to do what hasn’t worked very well in the past? While Canadian forces have provided remarkable service under the UN banner they did so most often with their hands tied due to terrible mismanagement. No matter what type of situation is being responded to, I doubt that the effective-

Cyber safety practices over the holidays Over the holidays we spend time with loved ones, relax, maybe do some online shopping and stay connected with friends and family on mobile devices, but we still need to remain vigilant when it comes to cyber security practices - cyber criminals and fraudsters never take a day off. This holiday season is a good time to educate ourselves and share the small

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The ECA Review would like to correct some items that appeared in the Castor Council column, published on December 19, 2013. Concerning the quotation that the Castor Pool did not “meet the Alberta standard”, this should be attributed solely to the turnover of water through the pool’s filtration system. At present, the pool meets the grandfather turnover rate of eight hours and new pools have a turnover rate of four hours. An upgrade would bring the pool to a turnover rate somewhere in the middle of these two times. In addition, the mechanic room filter system upgrade would be a C02 feed control unit and injector, not a carbon-based system.

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ness of the operation would improve. Situations like the one unfolding in the Philippines demand an international response. It should be an individual country, NATO or a coalition of the willing that responds when the need arises, depending on the type of situation. In response to Typhoon Haiyan, Canada has deployed its Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART), which is providing clean drinking water and disaster relief on the island of Panay. I would like to remind constituents that the Government of Canada will match all the contributions of Canadians – dollar for dollar – up to December 23. Canada also committed more than $20 million to support humanitarian organizations that are providing needed supplies to people affected by the damage. The fact is the UN’s blessing is the best it has to offer. In some cases this means a lot. The empirical evidence speaks for itself. Leon Benoit, MP Vegreville - Wainright

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Penalty filled match for Stettler Storm and Battle River Heat by BJ Avramenko where the Storm dominated their The Stettler Redcore Enterprises opposition winning by a score of 18 Storm girls played three East 0. There were 11 different scorers. Central Alberta Female Hockey Jayden Hogg had a hat trick and League (ECAFHL) games the Harlee Avramenko, Kierra Scollo, weekend of December 13. Morgan VanDusen, Geri Slemp and Friday night the storm had the Tyra Ganser each scored 2. Grace Battle River Heat come to town. In a Chapman, Kendra Rusaw, Sarah penalty filled match, with 42 penalty Imbery, Maykayla Peters and Kelsie minutes combined, the Storm lost 2 - Litke each found the back of the net 1. Kierra Scollo scored the lone once. Stettler goal and Jenna Acorn had The Storm are back in action on both for the Heat. Acorn scored the Sunday Dec 22 when they host the game winner with less than 30 secProvost Blades. onds left in the game. Lindsey McKinnon faced 18 shots in the loss. On Saturday the Storm travelled to Vermilion. Stettler bounced back from the disappointing loss on Friday night winning by a score of 5 - 0. The goal scorers were Kennidy Fisher, Morgan VanDusen, Harlee Avramenko, Ashley Keith and Kierra Scollo . Lindsey Stettler Redcore Enterprises Storm player Ashley Keith (7) McKinnon faced 15 carries the puck out of Stettler’s zone against Battle River shots for the shut out. Heat player Jenna Acorn (17) during their game on Friday, On Sunday the team ECA Review/B. Avramenko travelled to Frog Lake December 13.


There were no strangers in Earl’s life Earl Arthur Clark born in Erskine, Alberta on September 26, 1929, the third of five boys to Lawrence and Mildred Clark. He was raised in Coronation with a two year stint in Big River, Saskatchewan. He returned to Coronation and completed his schooling there, then went and took his education to become a teacher. He enjoyed playing and coaching hockey and baseball and did this for many years. There were no strangers in Earl’s life; they were just people he hadn’t met yet. Earl married Patricia Riley on Clark March 5 of 1955. To this union two daughters were born, Carol and Barb. Earl completed his Master’s Degree in Education at the University of Alberta. Teaching, and later being a principal and a deputy superintendent kept him very fulfilled. His students commented that he was always fair. He taught school in Coronation, Pincher Creek and Stettler before moving to Lacombe where he and his wife lived until September of 2012, when his Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) pushed them into a move to Leduc to be closer to the kids. Earl was always a joiner and a great volunteer. He was part of the Elks Club, the Lions Club, the Rotary Club, Phi Delta Kappa and gave thousands of hours volunteering. He was predeceased by three of his brothers, his parents and two brothers in law. He is survived by his loving wife Pat; his

Jan 10 - The Vat, Red Deer, Soul Side In / Alkatine, 403-346-5636 Jan 11 - Cadogan Ukranian New Year’s Eve, Cadogan Hall, call 780-753-3525 Jan 11 - The Vat, Red Deer, tba, 403-346-5636 Jan 17 - Duane Steel, Coronation Community Centre, 7:30 pm. Call 403-578-3838 Jan 17 - The Vat, Red Deer, Shane Philip, 403346-5636 Jan 18 - The Vat, Red Deer, Panda Corn/Friend of Foes/Fox Jaw, 403-346-5636 Jan 19 - “When That I Was” , Stettler PAC, 2 pm & 7:30 pm, Jan 24 - Robbie Burns Nite in Edgerton, Ab., @ Ag Hall, supper, silent auction and Ceilidh.

daughters Carol and Barb (Bob) and grandchildren Gabe, Gino and Stallia; as well as his younger brother Vernon (Evelyn) and other sisters in law, Kay, Joan, Elva, Rose and Joan; many cousins, nieces, nephews and very dear friends. Earl passed away peacefully at home with his wife by his side on December 17, 2013. He enjoyed being part of the St. Andrews United Church community for the past 34 years. Interment will take place in Coronation, Alberta at a later date. Funeral Services were held at St. Andrew’s United Church in Lacombe on Monday, December 23. If friends desire memorial contributions may be made to the A.L.S. Lou Gehrig’s Disease Society, Suite 314, 11808 St. Albert Trail NW, Edmonton, AB. T5L 4G4. Expressions of sympathy may be made by visiting www. WILSON’S FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM, of Lacombe and Rimbey in charge of the arrangements. 403-782-3366 403-843-3388 “A Caring Family, Caring For Families”


call 780-755-2189 Jan 24 - The Vat, Red Deer, Zoo Lion, 403-346-5636 Jan 25 - The Vat, Red Deer, Leeroy Staffer, 403346-5636 Feb 28 - Coronation Performing Arts, “Lewis & Royal” Coronation Community Centre, 7:30 pm. tickets 403-578-3838 Please send Community Events by fax to 403578-2088 or by email to publisher@ecareview. com for FREE LISTING (dependent upon space availability). The Review cannot guarantee events as listed, please check with the venue prior to attending.

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2013 a historic year by Verlyn Olson, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Alberta’s producers would likely disagree with the adage that 13 is an unlucky number as 2013 has been a record-breaker for many commodities grown in the province. Statistics Canada recently released the final crop production estimates and this year is truly a banner year. Total production of principal field crops is up more than 26 per cent from last year and total production of principal field crops is almost 27 million tonnes. Those crops would fill approximately 300,000 rail cars, making a train that is long enough to stretch from Edmonton to Acapulco, Mexico. Statistics Canada’s third quarter data was also recently released and it shows that from January to September of this year the total farm cash receipts in Alberta was a record $9.1 billion. That’s up 2.1 per cent from the same time period in 2012. We are leading the nation and this is great news for all. For those who aren’t familiar with the lingo, farm cash receipts is the term for the cash income producers receive from

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the sale of agricultural commodities as well as direct program payments to support the agriculture sector. We all know how fickle Mother Nature can be and last year many producers were dealing with hail-damaged crops and dashed hopes. The 2012 growing season was a record-breaker with more than 11,000 claims totaling $460 million. This year, Mother Nature was a kinder, gentler soul to producers. For Albertans terrific crops are more than just a picture-taking moment. Once the fields are plucked and the bounty is in the bin, it might be easy to forget how powerful the industry actually is. Many tend to forget that Alberta is not just energy but also agriculture. For producers, months of work is finally financially rewarded. That cash in hand is often spent in the smaller centers helping rural business owners survive and thrive. Some of those dollars end up in urban malls, restaurants, car dealerships and stores. Either way it’s a win-win for the Alberta economy which hums along with few hiccups thanks to its residents. For those who like to eat, a great yield ensures that Albertan’s can continue to indulge in many of the foods they love and also sell them to markets both near and far.


Council discussed new ways to brand the Crowfoot Crossing subdivision at the meeting on December 17, 2013. Items discussed included whether or 3”Wewide haveversion what you need, not a directional sign would be sufficient, even those hard to find items! where the sign should sit in relation to • all makes and models visible tree-lines and whether the sign • transmissions, motors, wheels, should be illuminated or not. (Province Wide) tires and much more It was discussed that signage could pos- Iron Filters • Softeners • Distillers • Reverse Osmosis • acres of inventory, 500 plus units to be sibly be placed at the three main access Tell them Danny “Kontinuous Shok” Chlorinator dismantled Hooper sent you Whole House Reverse Osmosis System points to the Subdivision: the main street Patented 12345 • check our 150 miles of Edmonton, behind the County Building, off Highway Water Well Drilling - Within used trucks, 36 and at the South-East corner lot RedborDeer, Calgary (New Government water well grant starts April 1/13) gravel and wells and water treatment dering the Webber’s property. Time Payment Plan O.A.C. for water winch It was decided that administration 1-800-BIGequipment IRON (244-4766) would look into options for signage and for sale. View our 29 patented and patent bring results to Council at a later date.


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A request was received from the Mon. - Fri., 8:30 am - 5:00 p.m. Coronation Memorial Library for a donation of $6000 for 2014. As the County gave this amount in 2013 they agreed to honour 3.75” wide version the request again this year. “They provide an awesome service to (Province Wide) our community,” Iron Filters • Softeners • Distillers • Reverse Osmosis Tell them Danny “Kontinuous Shok” Chlorinator noted CAO Tarolyn Hooper sent you Patented Whole House Reverse Osmosis System Peach. 12345 - Within 150 miles of Edmonton, Water Well Drilling Red Deer, Calgary (New Government water well grant starts April 1/13) Office closure It was reiterated Time Payment Plan O.A.C. for water wells and water treatment that the County of 1-800-BIG IRON (244-4766) Paintearth Office View our 29 patented and patent would be closed pending inventions online at from the 23-27 of December.

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AMISK Hotel for sale by owner, minutes from busy Hardisty on Hwy. 13. VLT’s, ATM on location. Priced to sell. 403-323-9989 or 403-882-2202.


UNITED Hones Canada invites you to view our Heated display homes. Purchase today at 2012 pricing. Inventory clearance starting at $92,500.; 148 Eastlake Blvd., Airdrie. 1-800461-7632.


HOUSE for rent in Coronation, 5016 Norfolk Ave. 5 bdrm, 3 bathrooms. $1200, utilities included. $1000 damage deposit. Available immediately, Barb Weiss 780781-9955, call anytime.


2013 BABY Register to be published in the January 16 issue. Email or send info along with baby’s photo. Please write your baby’s name on the back of the photo if mailing or dropping off. Parents’ names; city/ town; postal code; ph #; baby’s name; date of birth; MC/Visa #; expiry date. Include $26 plus GST, cheques, visa, or MC accepted. Make cheques to ECA Review. Email office@, or bring to the Coronation ECA Review office at 4923-Victoria Ave., or mail to Box 70, Coronation, Ab., T0C 1C0. Call 403-578-4111 for more info. Photo & Ad deadline: Mon., Jan 13, 2014

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G.P.L. Tractor Service Gordon Long 403-575-3863


METAL Roofing & Siding. Very competitive prices! Largest colour selection in Western Canada. Available at over 25 Alberta Distribution Locations. 40 Year Warranty. Call 1-888263-8254. DISCONNECTED Phone? Phone Factory Home Phone Service. No one refused! Low monthly rate! Calling features and unlimited long distance available. Call Phone Factory today! 1-877-336-2274; EVERY Water Well on earth should have the patented “Kontinuous Shok” Chlorinator from Big Iron Drilling! Why? Save thousands of lives every year. Phone 1-800-BIGIRON.


WRECKING AutoTrucks. Parts to fit over 500 trucks. Lots of Dodge, GMC, Ford, imports. We ship anywhere. Lots of Dodge, diesel, 4x4 stuff. Trucks up to 3 tons. NorthEast Recyclers 780875-0270.


WIN A 2014 HarleyDavidson(R) Road King FLHR. Only 499 tickets sold. 3 early bird draws. $100/ticket. June 20 draw. Proceeds support Harley-Davidson Technician & Motorsports Programs at GPRC Fairview Campus. 1-888-9997882; fairview.


HEATED Canola buying Green, Heated or Springthrashed Canola. Buying: oats, barley, wheat & peas for feed. Buying damaged or offgrade grain. “On Farm Pickup” Westcan Feed & Grain, 1-877-2505252.

WANTED. Hannas Seeds seeking distributors for forage, turf, native and reclamation seed. Good commissions. Contact Dave at 1-800-661-1529 or dave@hannasseeds. com.


CHAROLAIS bulls for sale. Yearling & 2 yr olds. Wintering available. 780-582-2254, Forestburg.


WILD FURS Wanted; Fox, coyotes & shed antlers etc. Will be in Hanna Jan 4, Feb 1, Mar 1, 2014. Contact 780-755-3860.


POSITION available for an ambitious team player. Looking for a person with strong communication and organizational skills with a strong work ethic. Must be computer literate as position entails a great deal of computer work in accounting, emailing, filing, etc. Receptionist, bookkeeping, proofing, typing and various other duties for this full time position. For more information call Joyce 403-578-4111. Email, mail or drop off resume with cover letter to (Coronation) ECA Review, P.O. Box 70, Coronation, Ab. T0C 1C0; 4923 - Victoria Ave.;

THE LEAF @ 4746-49 St. in Hardisty Ab. is hiring full and part time servers for work in the restaurant/pub setting. Duties include taking orders, serving drinks, food and clean up. Wages $10-12/hr based on experience plus tips. No experience necessary. Please email resume to admin@theleafcorp. com or call 780-3855555

THE LEAF at 4746-49 St. in Hardisty Ab. is hiring full and part-time cooks for Western Cuisine and related kitchen duties. Wages $13-15/hr based on experience plus tips. No experience necessary. Please email resume to or call 780-385-5555 INTERESTED IN the Community Newspaper business? Alberta’s weekly newspapers are looking for people like you. Post your resume online. FREE. Visit: resumes_add.php. TIRED of semi truck driving? Haul RVs from USA to Western Canada! 1 ton trucks required. 1-800-8676233;

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JOURNEYMAN Automotive Service Technician(s) in Hanna Alberta. Hanna Chrysler Ltd. offers competitive wages, relocation allowance, negotiable depending on experience. Bright, modern shop. Full-time permanent with benefits. Friendly town just 2 hours from major urban centres. More info at: hannachrysler. ca. Fax 403-854-2845; Email:

IRON WING Holdings Ltd. now accepting resumes for Journeyman Mechanic and Class 1 Tank Truck Drivers. Send resume: Attention: Laurier Laprise. Email: or fax 780-396-0078.

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Bids must be in writing submitted in sealed envelopes accompanied by a certified cheque or bank draft made payable to “E. Roger Spady In Trust” for 5% of the amount of the bid and must be delivered before 12:00 noon on January 15, 2014 to the office of: E. Roger Spady Barrister & Solicitor 5015 Victoria Avenue P.O. Box 328 Coronation, Alberta TOC 1CO Phone 403-578-3131 The balance of the purchase price on an accepted bid shall be paid to “E. Roger Spady - In Trust” on or before February 14, 2014. Property taxes shall be adjusted as of February 14, 2014. Mineral rights, if any, are not included in the sale. If the successful tenderer does not complete the purchase after acceptance of that tender, the deposit shall be forfeited. The highest or any tender will not necessarily be accepted. The owner reserves the right to reject any and all tenders. Deposits received from unsuccessful tender submissions will be returned. For further particulars please contact the owner, Barry Spady at 403-882-4474.

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RANCH HAND worker needed in a large cow/ calf family operation north of Consort. Some experience with cow/ calf management. Driver’s license and references required. House with utilities provided. Call Tyson @ 780-385-4060 or Barry 780-385-1880

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WARD’S Auctions Antiques/Estate Auction. Jan. 5 and 6, 11802 - 145 St., Edmonton. 780-4514549. Taking consignments now for Feb. 8 Firearms and related auction. Online bidding and pictures at www. NEED TO Advertise? Province wide classifieds. Reach over 1 million readers weekly. Only $269. + GST (based on 25 words or less). Call 403-5784111 NOW for details or call 1-800-282-6903 ext. 228.



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now accepting applications Bulk Fuel Delivery Drivers - Class 1A or 3A Killam Bulk Plant – Killam, AB

This position is responsible for preforming a variety of duties in a fast-paced and retail setting including, but not limited to: providing customers with good, efficient, courteous service, having product knowledge and sales skills through the attendance and participation of training sessions, completion of daily light truck maintenance, some duties associated with inventory stocking and taking inventory, complete up-to-date in-house training and certifications via manuals and videos and ensuring safety compliance. Home every night, consistent hours, extended health and dental, life insurance, LTD, wage increases every 1040hrs, matched pension plan, staff rebates, annual bonuses and much more!


Truck Driver/ Delivery Person

K&D Enterprises - Hanna Alberta Must have a Class 3 License with Air Brake Endorsement and a clean driving record. Some heavy lifting required. Competitive wages with benefits. Weekends off. Send resume with driver’s abstract to or 403-854-2198(fax) For more info, call David at 403-854-0088

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Level 1 & 2 Child Care Workers

Obtain your Level l & 2 education - FREE while you work Fax or send a resume to: Castor Child Care Society Box 952 Castor, Alberta TOC OXO Fax: 403-882-4143 Must be willing to obtain a Child Welfare Record Check, First Aid & a Criminal Records Check. Resumes accepted until Fri., Jan. 3, 2014. Only successful applicants will be contacted.

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for an ambitious team player. Looking for a person with strong interpersonal skills and strong work ethic. Must be computer literate, as position entails a lot of computer work in accounting, emailing, filing, etc. Receptionist, bookkeeping, proofreading, typing and various other duties. For more information, call Joyce at 403-578-4111. Email, mail or drop off resume with cover letter to ECA Review


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Tri-Ag Implements, Consort Tri-Ag Implements in Consort is looking for a Journeyman or Apprentice Agriculture or Heavy Duty Technician. Qualifications include computer and diagnosing skills, be able to work as part of a team and as an individual. Must have a valid driver’s licence and experience is an asset. Must be comfortable being on call and with long hours in the busy season. Benefits include Company Health Plan, RRSP Contribution Plan, Tool Allowance, Apprentice training benefits. Tri-Ag Implements has 25 years experience in the Ag Industry. As a company, we are constantly sending our technicians to training across North America, as well as years of experience among one another.

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Gasfitter to operate in central Alberta.

Class 3 Drivers license and all relevant Oilfield Safety Certificates required.

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Case IH Equipment Dealer in Coronation is now accepting applications for a

Parts Manager or Lead Counter Parts Person as well as Apprentices and Journeyman Heavy Duty mechanics with AG experience. Live the life style of Central Alberta and be home at night. Work for one of the few family owned dealerships where we care about our employees and customers. Successful candidate will be a team player with strong social skills. Counter and Management experience an asset. Computer literacy and knowledge of DIS Parts program a definite asset but not mandatory. We offer: • Competitive Wages • Annual Work boot reimbursement • RRSP Plan • Benefits Package • Sick Days • Monthly Bonus If you are looking for a rewarding career with a successful and growing organization, then forward your resume to: Future Ag Inc. Attn: Human Resources Box 489 Red Deer, AB T4N 5G1 Fax 403-342-0396 or email to

Full Time Bus Driver Hanna Area

Midwest Propane Rimbey, AB. Call: 403 843-8430, Fax: 403 843-8460 or by email to:

Petrof ield Industries, t he Leader in manufacturing Hydrovac trucks, is accepting resumes for the following positions: * General Labourers * Industrial Painters * Sandblasters * Material Handler * Automotive Electrical Technician * Journeyman Welder / Apprentice * 2nd Yr Welder with Aluminum experience Visit our website at: for more details. Our Company has an enthusiastic fast paced working environment, with advancement possibilities for the motivated person, and offers an excellent benefit package. fax: 403-742-5544 e-mail:

Competition #PLRD-294 Applications are invited for a temporary full time school bus operator in the Hanna area to commence January 6, 2013. This position will support the Division in providing safe and efficient transportation of students from Craigmyle area to Hanna schools. Training to obtain Class 2 driver’s license, first aid certification and “S” Endorsement will be provided. Preference will be given to applicants who currently hold these designations. Previous experience would be an asset. Please submit cover letter, resume and contact information for three references by e-mail to Applications will also be accepted by mail or fax to: Lenore Etherington, H.R. Administrator Prairie Land Regional Division # 25 P.O. Box 670 Hanna, Alberta T0J 1P0 Fax: (403) 854-2803 Competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Thank you to all applicants, but only those who will be interviewed will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a Criminal Record Check, Child Intervention Check and Driver’s Abstract satisfactory to PLRD, prior to commencement. Please quote competition number on application.

Korner Kash & Karry of Coronation, AB is needing to fill the following positions:

Full-time Baker

2-3 years experience preferred but will train Starting wage $12.00/hr

Full-time Cashier Experience and asset but will train. Starting Wage - $12.00/hr

Please send resumes to or drop off in person at 4805 King Street.


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