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The Voice Of The Parkland Since 1912 VOLUME 101


PMR #40007604

FRIDAY, MAY 25, 2012

No. 21

Autopsy to identify body found in Cowan Lake An autopsy scheduled for May 24 may confirm the identity of a body recovered from Cowan Lake as missing boater Colton James Thierman. The RCMP Underwater Recovery team recovered a body from Cowan Lake Tuesday night which is believed to be that of the missing 23 year old, from Saskatoon. Sunday afternoon the RCMP received a report that a boater had jumped from a pontoon boat into the cold water without a life jacket and could not be retrieved from the water. Water temperatures were very cold as the ice only came off the water a few weeks ago. Another occupant of the boat tried to rescue him by jumping into the water and throwing the missing Thierman a life jacket. The pontoon boat was experiencing some mechanical trouble and drifted away from the area where Thierman entered the water. These difficulties also prevented the boat from being able to drive back to the area where he was last seen. A long period of time lapsed before the pontoon boat was located and towed back to the shore and the incident was reported to RCMP and Sask Environment who assisted in trying to retrieve the missing boater. The Underwater Recovery Team was called in Monday to begin a search of the relatively remote area 3.5 km north of Poplar Point. The area is only accessible by boat. The incident is still under investigation. Further details about the autopsy or investigation were not available at press time.

A DOCTOR VISIT -- Tayo Lawal, his partner Dr. Adetoyin Aiyeola and Shellbrook based doctor Dr. Anatole Nguegno chat during a dinner at Neighbourhood Caterers to cap off the site visit of two offshore physicians to the community. Dr. Aiyeola flew in from the United KIngdom while Dr. Selamawit Wedlemichael, her husband Fitsum Asghedom and 19 month old Danait traveled from South Africa to see if Shellbrook would be a proper fit for relocation. The site visit is the first of three planned over the next two months, with two male physicians set to visit the community, at separate times, in June. The trip was sponsored by the Shellbrook and Districts Doctor Recruitment committee.

Health region tables balanced budget The Prince Albert Parkland Health Region board of directors passed a $208.2 million budget for the 2012-13 fiscal year last week. According to board chair, Gord Dobrowolsky, new investment will help the region meet surgical targets by the end of the fiscal year. “There are new investments in surgical care that help Prince Albert Parkland meet the target of having surgical patients wait no longer than six months by March 31, 2013,” said Gord Dobrowolsky. “Improved access to surgical care along with improved access to primary care,

are priorities our Region shares with the Government of Saskatchewan.” While the region had some cost reductions last year with some temporary service reductions in key areas, Health Region CEO Cecile Hunt stressed that those will not be available going forward and that further efficiencies will need to be found to maintain balanced budgets in the future. “In this current year, the Region’s leadership team will need to assess opportunities for cost reduction. With the reopening of acute care services at Shellbrook Hospital and the Child and

Youth Mental Health Inpatient Unit, the $1.1 million of savings will not be available in the next fiscal year,” said Cecile Hunt, Chief Executive Officer. “Our management team continues to seek opportunities for cost-savings that do not affect patient care.” While the budget did provide additional resources to continue current operating levels, the Region is taking a number of steps to reduce expenditures during the 2012-2013 fiscal year as a result of various efficiency targets sets by the Ministry of Health. Continued on page 10

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PAPHR announces Health Excellence Award winners Individuals and teams of employees, and dedicated volunteers were recognized for the commitment to quality healthcare services at the 2012 Prince Albert Parkland Regional Health Authority Health Excellence Awards on Wednesday, May 16, 2012. “It is important as an organization that we take the time to celebrate the achievements of our dedicated employees, volunteers and community partners who provide quality, safe health care for the people we serve,” said Gord Dobrowolsky, RHA board chairperson. “The Prince Albert Parkland Regional Health Authority is well served by

our employees, physicians, volunteers and community partners who provide quality of health care services and programs. We thank all of the nominees for their leadership and commitment to excellence.” The award winners are: Client Centered – Grant Gustafson Grant has been a strong advocate for clients of Self Help and Recreation Education (SHARE). An advocate for individuals with mental health issues, Grant has been able to arrange for many clients to pursue employment and be self-sufficient. He has assisted many clients to have the proper clothing, furniture and respect in the community. SHARE

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May 31, 2012 Due to family commitments, we will be closing our doors on that date. We regret the fact and would like to express the greatest appreciation to all of our customers who supported our business over the last 22 years.

All inventory will be on sale until that date.

Once again, thank you very much. - Dale and Annette Butler

Seasonal Employment Opportunity The Rural Municipality of Leask No. 464 is accepting applications for a

Full time Seasonal Maintenance Position Qualifications: • Class 1A License • Be capable of accepting instruction and working with minimal supervision • Heavy equipment experience is an asset Duties include: • To keep records of daily work performed in the manner prescribe by the R.M. Administration • To perform assigned work which may include fencing, shop, machinery and yard maintenance; traffic sign placement and repair; cleaning and repairing of culverts and/ or bridges; truck and mower operation. The R.M. wishes to thank all who apply, however only those individuals to be interviewed will be contacted. Please submit resume by May 30, 2012, stating work experience and references to: 306-466-2091 (fax) Box 190 Leask, SK S0J 1M0


has received many calls of thanks for the wonderful work that is done – which is mainly due to Grant and his good nature. He will take the extra time and effort to ensure that all clients are being supported and cared for properly. Attitude – Kayla Doucette Kayla works as a Special Care Aide and Home Care Aide in Spiritwood. She is a kind and compassionate young lady. She is quick to share her smile with residents, clients and staff. Kayla is a good listener and patiently listens to residents – offering support as needed. She has an attitude that keeps her trying hard and puts the residents first. Volunteer – Eloise Lukoni Eloise is retired kindergarten teacher who has been a driving force in the volunteer area. She has been with Bernice Sayese Centre for a number of years and is very valuable to the team. Eloise created and continues to volunteer with the Cuddle Up and Read Every Day Program. Eloise gives a lot of time and energy to the people at the Bernice Sayese Health Centre in Prince Albert and teaches the importance to parents of reading to their children every day. Eloise always shares her knowledge, and earns the respect from the children, their parents, other clients, the staff, and others who work at the Bernice Sayese Centre. Team Approach – Prince Albert Home Care – Nursing Department This team exemplifies strong dedication to meeting the needs of clients by delivering skilled, high quality health care, promoting health and independence, and advocating for clients. Home care nurses facilitate the development of skills and expertise in their fellow nurses, are very respectful and encouraging of one another, motivate, educate, debrief and support each other with any ques-

tions issues or concerns that need to be dealt with. This team is very deserving of being recognized for excellence, as they continually provide comprehensive quality holistic care. Quality of Work – Beverley Dougan Bev is a Community Team Manager for Home Care in Spiritwood. Bev is highly conscientious about the quality of work, performing with unusual accuracy, thoroughness and effectiveness in her position. She is passionate about the home care program and was instrumental in the development of this program which has evolved and expanded over the years. She excels in the leadership of her staff with teaching, coaching, care and compassion. She encourages developmental learning opportunities for staff and is diligent about keeping staff training current. She is enthusiastic about improvement projects and the implementation of them to ensure the safety of clients and staff working in the regional home care program. She is committed to her job and the population she is helping to serve. Workplace Safety – Lucille Bjerkness Lucille works as a continuing care assistant at the Spiritwood District Health Complex, and has been nominated for a multitude of reasons. Lucille has displayed constant concern and dedication towards safety, and is always conscientious about the safety of herself, her co-workers and the long term care residents at Spiritwood District Health Complex. Lucille is continuously encouraging staff to promote safety in the facility and is a role model for workplace safety at the Spiritwood District Health Complex. Peer Support – Elizabeth Thompson Elizabeth is an experienced nurse who is very knowledgeable about all aspects of public health. She is a great resource to

staff members – young and old. She is pleasant, cheerful, accommodating for others, and is always approachable for clinical knowledge, support and encouragement. She is great with clients and provides an excellent service in all aspects of her care. Elizabeth is always looking for new ways to improve things and new methods of reaching the public. Her personal pride in her own work positively influences her coworkers and helps to provide a healthy and positive work environment in the Public Health Unit. Lifetime Achievement – Arlene Seesequasis Arlene is a retired LPN who has dedicated her entire working career to health care in the community of Spiritwood. She has earned the respect of her colleagues and community. She has made a big difference in many people’s lives, including many patients and residents she has cared for. Arlene is always willing to go the extra mile and has always provided the best

quality of care and compassion possible. Arlene has been a support to many community members and a respected member of the Spiritwood community. Other nominees include: Client Centered Approach – Karen Kitching; Charles Mullner; Team Approach – Big River Health Centre Special Care Aides, Prince Albert Healthy Choices for Kids Committee, Community Mental Health Nursing – Prince Albert; Attitude – Heidi Donnenworth; Quality of Work – Kyle Pister, Carmen Tipton, Merle Nagy, Steve Olde; Peer Support – Virginia Kutzan, Verna Friesen; Volunteers – John Siemens, Youth in Action – Prince Albert; and Lifetime Achievement – Lynn Gaboury The awards are sponsored by the Prince Albert Parkland Regional Health Authority board of directors. Nominations are made by co-workers and the public.


Fire Trucks For Tender 1. 1961 Mac C125 Pumper 2. Late 1960’s International Pumper Tenders may be dropped off at 71 main street or mailed to Box 40, Shellbrook, SK, S0J 2E0 Tenders must be received in office by Monday, May 28, 2012 @ 4pm Highest or any tender not necessarily accepted.


The Town of Big River is taking applications for a position of Facility Employee of Big River and District Recreation and Cultural Board. Documents providing information on job requirements can be had by contacting: Town of Big River Box 220, Big River, SK S0J 0E0 606 1st Street North Phone (306)469-2112 Fax (306)469-4856 email - Deadline for applications is 1:00 p.m. June 01, 2012. Only short listed applications will be notified.

May 25, 2012

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Spring clean at the Shellbrook Library The Shellbrook Public Library is freshening up with a new coat of paint over the May 25-28

weekend. Children’s Story Time is in its last month before the start of summer with the Summer Reading

Club. The Library is also presenting a program on how to use the Library’s online catalogue on May

95th birthday celebrated Marie-Rose Lajeunesse of the Debden Heritage Manor, celebrated her 95th birthday with family and friends on Saturday, May 19th, 2012, at the Manor. Coffee and cake was enjoyed by all!!

New Horizons call for proposals The New Horizons for Seniors must be made before that date. EliProgram is once again accepting gible recipients include not-for-profproposals for projects that meet the it organizations, community-based objectives of their organization. coalitions, municipal governments, The New Horizons for Seniors band/tribal councils and other AbProgram will original orgafund projnizations, pubects that meet lic health and one or more social services of the followinstitutions and Desnethé-Missinippiing objectives; school boards Churchill River promoting and school divolunteerism visions. among seniors For further and other generations, engaging information, interested parties can seniors in the community through contact the New Horizons for Sethe mentoring of others, expanding niors Program by calling 1-800-277awareness of elder abuse (includ- 9914 or by writing New Horizons for ing financial abuse), supporting the Seniors Program, 333 North River social participation and inclusion of Road, Mail Drop VA-202,Ottawa, seniors, providing capital assistance Ontario, K1A 0L1. for new and existing community As always, I look forward to your projects and/or programs for seniors. letters, e-mails and calls. Write me Since 2004, the NHSP has helped at: Rob Clarke MP, House of Comseniors lead and participate in activi- mons, 502 Justice Building, Ottawa, ties across the country. Community- Ontario, K1A 0A6. I hope you will based projects are eligible to receive find time to visit my website http:// up to $25,000 in funding for their To contact me projects. via e-mail use or This call for proposals will close call my constituency office toll-free June 29th, 2012 and any application at 1-866-400-2334.

31 at 7:00pm. Spring is the time for cleaning and the Library is preparing to do just that as it cleans up for a new coat of paint. Preparing the Library on Friday May 25 will occur in the afternoon and not disturb patrons in the Library beyond a bit of noise. Painting itself will happen over the weekend on Saturday May 24 and Sunday May 25, with the Library being put back together on Monday May 28. We are quite excited and looking forward to seeing the Library’s fresh look! Children’s Story Time is wrapping up for the year with two more programs being held on May 18 and May 25 at 10:30am. May 25 is Teddy Bear’s Picnic so be sure to bring your teddy bears! The Library extends a warm welcome to Anne Gaboury who has become our volunteer reader. The 2012 TD Summer Reading Club begins in June with the creative theme of “Imagine.” The Library can just imagine how much fun the club is going to be this year! The Library is offering a class on Thursday, May 31 at 7:00pm, on how to learn how to use the online catalogue to find books, order in items, and what to do when you just can’t find the title you want. Openings are limited to the seven available computer seats at the Library so hurry to register by dropping in or phoning Librarian Alanna at 747-3419. Shellbrook Library

hours are Monday 2:00pm - 6:00pm, Tuesday and Wednesday 2:00pm 8:00pm, Thursday 2:00pm - 6:00pm, and Friday 10:00am - 4:00pm. Weekly library hours are determined annually by materials checked out; the more

materials checked out, the better. Children’s Story Time is Friday at 10:30 am. As a Community Access Program (CAP) site, the Library offers free computer and Internet access to the public.

Shellbrook Theatre Movie Night Next Movie Night in Shellbrook

Friday, June 8

The movie showing will be:


- 7:00 p.m.

Bring the family and enjoy! Doors Open 6:30 p.m.


Cost is $5 for movie

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Prince Albert Regional Victim Services Inc.

Tuesday May 29, 2012 Prince Albert Travel Lodge Coronet Room 6:30 p.m (18:30) For a copy of the agenda or to make a presentation please contact the office at 306-765-5574 or Fax to 306-765-5503

The Shellbrook Skating Rink is looking for a

Caretaker for the 2012-13 Season Tenders will be accepted until 4 pm on May 31, 2012 and may be dropped off at the Town Office @ 71 Main Street. For further information please contact Ken @ 747-7407

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May 25, 2012

Opinions Brad Dupuis News Editor

Woes in different area codes Seeing an advertisement for Sasktel’s switch to 10 digit dialing got me thinking of previous changes telecommunications. Growing up, I remember the old four digit dialing system and how I felt like we became so “big city” when we were finally forced to dial all seven digits. It wasn’t really all that long ago when friends of mine on the farm had party line phone service, where a dozen households would share a telephone line and calls destined for each were differentiated by their rings. I was constantly baffled by the fact that the phone seemed to be constantly ringing and everyone mostly ignored it. The kids had learned from experience that you could get into a lot of trouble when picking up the phone when it wasn’t your ring. I lived in Calgary when they received their second area code but it wasn’t much of a change for those of us living in the 403. Our numbers didn’t change, the only thing that did was dialing the 780 area code when trying to contact our friends and family north of Red Deer. In town, we stuck to seven digit dialing. That’s why it baffles me as to how Sasktel is handling the province’s jump to a second area code. The new 639 code will be overlayed onto of the 306 area code, meaning the guy buying the house across the street from you could have a different area code. Anyone who currently has a 306 area code will continue on with the same number while anyone applying for a new telephone number will get the new 639 code. Based on what I saw in Alberta, there is a simpler way to go about this. Because they chose to impose the new area code on a geographic region there was a clear divide as to who would be 403 and who would be 780. They divided the province, ultimately leaving room in both area codes for growth. In the end, little changed as local calls continued to be dialed with seven digits and long distance calls-which were always 10 digits - started with 780 or 403. Even though I think it is a bad move, I understand the logic behind their decision. Changing half of the numbers in the province is likely a huge undertaking while simply adding numbers as they come along has to be an easy task. This move will likely cost less money then, lets say, leaving Saskatoon and Regina in the 306 and changing the rest of the province over to 639 but it makes things more complicated for the end consumer -- at least in the beginning of the changeover. However, easy for the provider and easy for the consumer are almost always two different things. It is much like the old adage “Easy writing makes hard reading but hard writing makes easy reading.” We’ll have some hard reading for the first few weeks or months after the change over but it will eventually become a part of how we operate.

The Paul Martin Commentary There`s nothing like a little uncertainty to send investors in search of safe havens. The unrest in Europe over whether Greece will make it as a member of Euro-zone has more than a few economists pondering the ripple effect that would follow a European country`s default. Will it trigger a recession, spark a domino effect in other countries or add up to little more than a tempest in a teapot. Since they can`t make much out of the hazy image in their crystal balls, investors are increasing headed for the sidelines and a place of safety. In simple terms, that`s the United States. One place that is clearly evident is our dollar which has fallen about three per cent in this week alone as investors dump ours in favor of the American currency. And the new figures on foreign investment in Canada have just been released and they show we are not the darling of the global investment community we were just a few months ago. More recently, foreigners have been selling their Canadian holdings and at the same time Canadians are increasing their investment in American securities. *** There are signs that the Canadian real estate market is turning. This is particularly true in Vancouver where home prices have finally started to decrease. And they had plenty of room to come down as the average home took more than 70 per cent of the average income to finance. But here in Saskatchewan, meanwhile, the market is showing no signs of softening. The latest figures from the local and national real estate associations show sales volumes are up slightly on a seasonally adjusted basis

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but rose more than 20 per cent on an unadjusted basis in April. Basically spring time is popular with both home buyers and sellers. All of this comes at a time when we are hearing some noted economists starting to talk about a real estate bubble. That is scary stuff as we saw in some American markets. However, what the attention has been centred on is Vancouver and to a lesser degree Toronto. In places like Saskatchewan the market remains steady to strong but in manageable territory compared to the big city markets. *** The job numbers that came out on Friday were fairly bullish for Saskatchewan. For months now we`ve been talking about Saskatchewan`s economic strength as being a jobless boom. For some reason the stats on employment were showing little in the way of change. Yet, employers were complaining that they couldn`t find workers and even headed to places like Ireland in search of talent. So this apparent contradiction had economists and market watchers scratching their heads about the gap. But…it was partially bridged with the numbers that came out from StatsCan on Friday. They showed Saskatchewan created nearly 7,000 new jobs in April and bumped the annual increase to more than 12,000. Those are significant numbers in an economy the size of ours. Also we saw that the size of the workforce rose significantly and full-time employment was up nearly 17,000 from last year as the numbers are beginning to catch up to anecdotal reports we`ve been getting from companies that are creating more jobs than they can fill.

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Viewpoint SMA winners offer inspiration “When someone tells you that your community isn’t big enough or it won’t work here, they are almost always wrong.” “When someone tells you that it is too expensive or you won’t find the money, they are almost always wrong.” The above inspirational came from Maple Creek’s successfully entry in the 2012 Saskatchewan Municipal Awards honouring excellence in local governance. And while it may have been the above words from the Maple Creek that caught the judging panel’s attention this year, even more inspirational was determination and optimism in overcoming adversity that was reflected not only in Maple Creek’s entry but also several other entries for this year’s SMA awards. In fact, as solid and success a submission as Maple Creek’s entry was it was even the biggest winner. In a year that seemed all about rural communities overcoming adversity, there was an even more impressive entry. For the sixth consecutive year, I was honoured to be on SMA’s selection committee along with fellow judges Holly Hetherington, President of Executive Source, Jim Angus, RM administrator of Harris Bob Linner, former City of Regina

manager and Senator Pamela Wallin. In the Heritage Conservation category, Maple Creek won for its Main Street Revitalization Program that emphasized restoration as means of tourism development. The determination in getting this accomplished _ especially while this community also coped with the impact of severe flooding _ was truly impressive. The runner-up was a solid entry from Moose Jaw to restore the 1949 Peacock War Memorial. The judges further recognized the Maple Creek entry as the winner of the economic development leadership category where it topped a solid entry from the town of Assiniboia, village of Limerick and RMs of Excel, Lake of the Rivers and Stonehenge that created a regional economic alliance to support local development and policy making. In the Municipal Innovation and Service Excellence category, the Town of Carrot River and RM of Moose Range won

for its Pasquia Trust _ a first-of-its kind in this province that has become an invest vehicle for worthwhile community development projects. The runners-up were from the villages of Paradise Hill and the RM of Frenchmen Butte for converting the close hospital into a Level 1- and 2-care facility. In the Regional Leadership and Partnership category, the town of Fort Qu’Appelle, RM of North Qu’Appelle, and communities of B-SayTay, Katepwa, Fort San, Lebret and Lipton won for its Calling Lake Planning District Commission. The runners-up were the joint entry from towns of White City, Pilot Butte and Balgonie and Village of Edenwold that got together on the White Butte Regional Commission to enhance local fire and protective service, utility service delivery and highway safety. The Environmental Stewardship Award went to the town of Unity that worked with Siftco Salt Mines to build

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a six-kilometre underground pipeline to carry town wastewater to the mine for needed use. Unity was also the runner up in the Community Life Enrichment Award for its compelling Unity Community Resources Centre _ a non-profit, volunteerrun facility that now houses a food bank, second-hand clothing store, toy exchange, parent mentoring and support program and a high-school equivalency program. In a normal year, Unity might have been the hand-downs winner, but it had to compete with City of Yorkton’s Aviva Project that turned the devastation in that city’s downtown after the July 2010 flood into a skateboard park. Using social media, it secured a $150,000 prize needed to finance the construction. And for turning the devastation into something productive, the Yorkton project was awarded with the special judge’s award only handed out on two other occasions. This was indeed a great year for rural communities showing what they can accomplishment _ especially in the face of both the elements and naysayers suggesting they couldn’t.

Letters to the Editor

Hoback’s hidden agenda to slash protection for environment Dear Editor, This week MP Randy Hoback voted in favour of a 400 page budget bill that amends over 70 different acts and devotes an astonishing 150 pages to weakening laws to protect our environment. The Conservatives claim that this “streamlining” of environmental legislation is so important that it has to be passed right away. So why didn’t we hear about it until now? Why didn’t they campaign on it in the last election? And why are the Conservatives

ramming all these changes through Parliament and refusing to break up the mammoth bill so that all its parts can be properly studied? The Conservatives are trying to avoid public scrutiny by cramming major environmental changes into a sweeping “kitchen sink” bill. They want to eliminate federal environmental assessments for all but a few projects and do less comprehensive reviews where they still occur. They want to eliminate protection for fish habitat, despite the fact that you don’t have fish

No need to ram through ‘Omnibus’ crime bill Dear Editor, Could you vote yes or no on a multifaceted bill that is over 400 pages long? This is what we are asking our MPs to do with Bill C-38, the omnibus budget bill. Categorizing it as a budget bill means a finance committee will study it. This committee hears financial testimony, debates financial aspects, and recommends financial amendments. What happens to the non-financial aspects of the bill—particularly the environmental and societal aspects? As the committee hears little or no testimony on these aspects, it cannot debate them nor can it recommend amendments

to improve the bill. If the omnibus bill is all good things, each of these good things can be examined by the appropriate committee. While Harper’s Conservatives feel an economic urgency with this bill, democracy takes time. It is a slow process because our representatives need time to articulate all their ideas and to listen to all the ideas of others. Listening is not the same as hearing. Listening means our MPs, individually and as committees, are open to being influenced by all the ideas of others. Continued on page 8

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without a habitat! All of this comes on top of announcements of 900 positions to be cut at Environment Canada. Mr. Hoback and the Conservatives didn’t campaign on gutting environmental regulations, yet they are trying to pass them under the radar. Mr. Hoback needs to come clean to his constituents about his hidden agenda of environmental destruction. Yours sincerely, Kirsty Duncan, MP Liberal Critic for the Environment

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Report from the Saskatchewan Legislature While other provinces and countries struggle with huge deficits and growing debt, Saskatchewan is a different story. Our budget is balanced, there are thousands of new jobs and our population is at a record high and continues to grow. More people than ever before are choosing Saskatchewan as the place they want to live, work and raise their families. We call this the Saskatchewan Advantage. It was created by your hard work and we took action during the spring session of the Legislature to protect that advantage. The highlight of the spring session was the introduction and passage

of Canada’s only balanced provincial budget. The 2012-13 Keeping the Saskatchewan Advantage budget is balanced on both a general revenue and summary financial basis, invests a further $70 million into the Growth and Financial Security Fund, posts a small surplus and contained sustainable spending that allowed us to keep most of the promises we made during the 2011 election, including: · Introducing a new “Saskatchewan Advantage Scholarship” that will provide up to $2,000 over four years to new high school graduates to reduce the cost of post-secondary education in Saskatchewan;

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· Expanding the Active Families Benefit and the PST exemption on clothing to include all children under 18; · 500 new childcare spaces; · A new $10,000 tax credit for first-time homebuyers; · Launching the STARS emergency medical helicopter service; · Forgiving up to $120,000 in student loans for new doctors and up to $20,000 for new nurses and nurse practitioners who practice in rural and remote communities; · Increasing benefits under the Saskatchewan Assured Income for Disability (SAID) program by $2,760 a year for couples and $2,400 a year for individuals;

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· Increasing the Seniors Income Plan (SIP) benefit by $600 a year; and · Providing the first year of the government’s fouryear commitment of $2.2 billion to repair and maintain Saskatchewan highways. This balanced budget is a key part of keeping the Saskatchewan Advantage created by your hard work. Over the last year, Saskatchewan employers have created more than 13,000 new jobs, our population is growing at its fastest pace in 60 years and many economic forecasters are predicting we will lead the country in economic growth both this year and next. So what’s next? As spring turns to summer and the spring session

of the legislature comes to an end, the Premier has given MLAs a job to do between now and the fall. He has charged the 49 men and women you elected to represent you on November 7, 2011, with an important task: go into our communities and consult with the public, stakeholders and elected bodies on how they would like to see how our province grow. Long-term planning is key – together we will continue to build a strong province. Maintaining long-term growth and the benefits that come from that growth is important in realizing your Saskatchewan Party’s vision of a debt-free prov-

ince with a population of more than 1.1 million people. That’s where you come in. We know where we want to go – we need you to tell us how to get there. In the coming weeks, MLAs will reach out to constituents to start the “information-gathering” process. What we hear from you will form the strong foundation on which we will build Saskatchewan’s future together. We will keep the Saskatchewan Advantage – and keep our province moving forward. As Always, I look forward ot hearing your thoughts!

You are invited to a

90th Birthday Celebration

Come & Go Tea

for Bernard Schatkoske

Saturday, June 9th 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. St. John’s Lutheran Church, Shellbrook “Your presence is your present”


May 25, 2012

Shellbrook Chronicle


Agriculture Technological advances in farming There is something interesting taking place in farming that most people not directly involved in the industry probably appreciate, and that is the increasing use of computer technology. You can be driving down any grid road on the Canadian Prairies and see a tractor in the field, and from the car seat they do not look all that different from a tractor a quarter century ago, except their sheer size. But climb inside the cab of a new tractor and you quickly recognize the level of technology which farmers now utilize. It’s the same when looking at a combine, or sprayer, as well. Equipment today is highly computerized, with monitors for everything, and the information the monitors compile give farmers insights into what they are doing in the field which previous farmers could not dream of knowing. The ability to know exactly what is happening as the wheel turns across the field, and it also offers farmers knowledge to maximize exactly what they are doing

that day. Perhaps the area the public should be aware of is the way global positioning technology is creating precision farming in terms of laying down both fertilizer and crop protection products. By preventing pass overlaps, and adjustOn Agriculture ing application rates to areas of the field farmers optimize their investment, but the environment has to benefit too. There is nothing to be gained by fertilizer that is not utilized by a crop so it may leech to groundwater. There is also nothing to be gained by doubling application of herbicides. The technology available to farmers is allowing them to be ‘greener’ in terms of what their impact on the environment is.

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And things are going to get better. It is not so much science fiction as when the technology arrives at the farm gate that farm sprayers will have the technology to recognize individual plants in a field and apply spray to those and not the entire green canopy. Once such technology is purchased it will have an obvious pay back by reducing total product applied. You could see the same plant recognition technology being ideal for in-field application of foliar supplement, which would go direct to plants and nothing else. Farmers are already seeing that benefit on the fertilizer application side of things. They are able to overlay soil test results from across a large field and the computers adjust application rates to spe-

cific areas within a field. For example the added nutrient requirements on the top of a hill will not be the same as in a fields low spots, nor will they be the same in a lighter area which may be more saline. The advantages of precision farming will include precise placement of seeds in the future as well. Large seed plants such as corn have been the main focus of the development of seeding systems which metre out seeds precisely to ensure the optimum number of seeds in a row. Over time that same technology is moving to be used in small seed crops such as canola. The monitors maximize seeding rates, reducing seed costs, and helping the crop maximize production based on plants per square foot. The equipment may look similar to that of a quarter century ago, the technology of computer monitors is fundamentally changing how crops are planted, cared for and harvested. Certainly precision farming is at the heart of operations today, and will only become more refined moving forward.

Saskatchewan insect surveys and forecasts for 2012 Kim Stonehouse, PAg Regional Crops Specialist, Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture Every year a large number of insect surveys are conducted throughout the province. The Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) along with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation, the Canola Council of

Canada, individual farmers and industry agrologists monitor key insect pests in Saskatchewan. Some of the key insect pests in the Northeast are Diamondback Moths, Bertha Armyworm and Wheat Midge. Diamondback Moths are important because the larvae feed on pretty much all the parts of canola


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and mustard plants. The amount of damage varies greatly but, with large infestations they can cause millions of dollars in damage. Pheromone traps have or are being erected all over the province to monitor the situation for 2012. An infestation of Diamondback Moths cannot be predicted based on the previous year’s population because usually very few survive the long, cold Canadian winters. Normally, the severity of the infestation in any given year depends on two fac-

tors – over-wintering populations to the south and strong south winds that transport the moths north into Saskatchewan in the spring. The mild weather we experienced last winter has potentially allowed some Diamondback Moths to over-winter and get an early start. Reports out of Alberta and Manitoba have indicated increased numbers but we have not found this in Saskatchewan yet. Bertha Armyworm also posses a risk for canola producers and is moni-

tored during the growing season by the MOA using a pheromone trapping system. In 2011 Bertha Armyworm counts were relatively low in most areas of the province and the 2011 Bertha Armyworm map developed by the MOA reflects this. This year traps

will be set up again in June to monitor the situation and reported weekly. Peak emergence normally happens about mid-July with the appearance of the destructive larvae in late July and August. Continued on page 8

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Three new members named to PAPHR board

Gord Dobrowolsky, chairperson of the Prince Albert Parkland Regional Health Authority, welcomed three new Authority members and thanked four other individuals for their service over the past several years this week. “I am looking forward

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to working with the new Authority members who all have a long history of serving their communities,” Dobrowolsky said. “The Authority board members are committed to the transformation of Saskatchewan’s healthcare system and putting patients and families first. I also want to thank Ray Ewanchuk, Shirley

Bighead, Grant Cadieu and Allen Jurgens for their valuable contributions at the board table.” Minister of Health Don McMorris appointed 116 members to 12 health boards across the province. Of those, 83 were re-appointed to their posts. There are five returning Authority members along with three new appoint-

ments. The board members include: • G o r d o n Dobrowolsky, Prince Albert, Chairperson (reappointed) • Brenda Abrametz, Prince Albert, ViceChairperson (reappointed) • Don Code, Prince Albert (reappointed) • Jerri Olson, Shell

Jehovah’s Witnesses attend assembly

25 delegates from the Blaine Lake area attended a special one-day assembly of Jehovah’s Witnesses at the Kingdom Hall Complex in Saskatoon on May 12, according to local spokesman Melvin Monus. The assembly had a peak attendance of 570 for the day. Commenting on the theme of the assembly program, “Let Lord’s Will Take Place”, he stated that this program encouraged Christians to not be sidetracked by wrong desires, or the misuse of free will,

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ilies were encouraged to work together, and not let the Devil discourage them. The keynote address, entitled “Encourage One Another, for This is the Will of God”, was delivered by Mr. Robert Scuttie. Monus said the nine congregations from midnorthern Saskatchewan enjoyed the special day, and appreciated the encouragement to continue steadfast in preaching the Kingdom good news with zeal. He said they were already looking forward to their next assembly in the fall of 2012.

ment and delivery of health services for all residents in their health regions, primarily through the CEO of the health region. Board members are accountable to the Minister of Health. Many of those being reappointed are among the first graduates of the Health Director Education and Certification Program through the University of Regina’s Johnson/ Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy. The comprehensive education program was developed in consultation with the Ministry of Health to provide extensive education and skill development to help inform board members’ decisions.

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If only the financial aspect of Bill C-38 is examined in committee, we as Canadians will have missed the chance to tune-up strong legislation, repair weak, or junk bad. If passed, this full-sized omnibus bill might carry us all kinds of places where we do not want to go and leave us stranded with no return ticket. Nancy Carswell Shellbrook, Saskatchewan

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and to be alert to the destructive forces that are at work against them today, such as some forms of entertainment, recreation and television. A series of talks, demonstrations, interviews and faith-strengthening experiences encouraged young and old alike, by means of practical counsel from the scriptures, to make sure to buy out the time needed to further spiritual interests, as apposed to personal goals, like higher education. Daily Bible reading was encouraged, along with the encouragement to apply what was read. Fam-

Lake (reappointed) • G e r a l d i n e Osmundson, Paddockwood (reappointed) • Bevra Fee, Spiritwood (new appointment) • Hugh Otterson, Canwood (new appointment) • Schirley Schwab, Big River (new appointment) “The senior management team, staff and physicians look forward to working with the new and returning board members who have a broad range of skills and experience,” said Cecile Hunt, Chief Executive Officer. Board members are responsible for overseeing the organization, manage-

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The Wheat Midge survey is conducted in the fall and a risk map is generated based on the number of unparasitized cocoons found in the soil. The 2012 Wheat Midge risk map shows an increased threat from the insect pest for the upcoming growing season. In all regions where wheat midge is present, growers are urged to monitor wheat fields. This is done when the wheat head becomes visible as the boot splits, up until mid-flowering. Regular field scouting on multiple nights in succession is important to under stand population changes in a particular field. There are many other insect pests such as cutworms, flea beetles and grasshoppers that have the potential to cause crop damage. Field scouting, checking forecast maps and talking to agrologists and neighbors are just a few ways to monitor the infestations. For more information on insect surveys and potential hotspots for 2012, please contact your local Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture Regional. Office or the Agriculture Knowledge Centre at 1-866-457-2377. .

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Marjorie Danielson Celebrates 95th birthday Marjorie Danielson of Regina, formerly of Shellbrook, celebrated her 95th birthday on May 19, 2012. She was joined in celebration by her sons Allan and Jerry (Dorothy), three of her grandchildren, Jeff (Tara), Nevin (Kerri), Tyler (Carla) and 7 of her great-grandchildren, Annika, Josh, Natalie, Ryan, Holly, Leah and Claire.

Shellbrook and District Sports Day set for June 2-3 The sound of bats cracking will be heard loud and clear at the annual Sports Day at the Shellbrook Sports Grounds June 2 and 3. The former Ag Fair will once again be a one stop shop for ball. Saturday and Sunday will feature Minor Sports Softball with teams ranging from Mites to Midgets taking to the field. For the adults, the annual mixed slo pitch tournament will take place Saturday with a 10 team limit. Sunday will feature mens and ladies fastball action with tournament brackets for each. Through the weekend a

variety of children’s games and activities will be available on the grounds and Allan Folden will be on hand to give horse-drawn wagon rides around the grounds. Saturday night will come to a close with a dance, featuring a live band in the refreshment gardens, operated by the Shellbrook Kinsmen Club. As always, the Shellbrook Royal Purple kitchen will be open with hot and cold plates and a variety of pies while a full range of food and refreshments will also be available at the Centennial Centre Canteen.

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PAPHR passes $208.2 million budget for 2012-13 Continued from page 1

Temporary measures will include: - Temporary closure of one mental health inpatient unit until the new child and youth unit is open as part of the Family Treatment Centre in early 2013. - Temporary closure of acute care services at Shellbrook Hospital due to the lack of adequate physician coverage. - Vacancy Management – of Out-of-Scope (nonunion) positions, e.g.: Chief Information Officer, Director of Budgets, which

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will take more time to recruit. There will also be a review of any positions that are or become vacant. Other cost reduction strategies include: - Workplace safety – reduction in sick and wage-driven premiums (primarily overtime), as part of the provincial targets. This will include the continued implementation of wellness and safety initiatives, and the savings will be applied across the organization. The Region has set targets for sick time usage, wage-driven premiums and workplace injury reduction that are expect to save more than $780,000 - Shared Services – reduction in supply costs through the provincial purchasing program. - Continued use of fourth operating room for emergency services, which will ensure more emergency cases are done during the regular work day, with fewer extended operating room sessions, resulting in improved quality of staff work-life through reduced call backs. - A review of relief staffing processes.

While the plan is primarily focused on maintaining current programs and services, there are some new program investments for 2012-2013, including: Saskatchewan Surgical Initiative – full year of fourth operating room, along with the Patient Care Coordinator Unit. The Region is also investing in a step-down unit on the surgical floor and additional resources for therapies and home care to support patients postsurgery. This is possible because of targeted funding from the Saskatchewan Surgical Initiative. - Full year of 4 additional Long-term care beds at Hafford Special Care Centre. The Prince Albert Parkland Health Region’s 2012-2013 Revenue and Expenditure Plan focuses on priority areas: - Surgical Value Stream through improved patient flow at the Victoria Hospital; - Service Excellence achieved with primary care access and a focus on continuous quality


improvement; - Patient and staff safety initiatives; and - Cost Containment achieved through shared services. The Region’s priorities are aligned with the five provincial strategic priorities: - Surgical Access - Primary Health Care - Provincial Continuous

Quality Improvement Safety Culture (Patient and Staff) - Shared Services Shellbrook Primary Health Care Centre – which was required after three physicians left the community in August 2011. The centre opened in August 2011, and is budgeted for the 2012-2103 fiscal year. It was not included in the in

2011-2012 operating plan “Efficiencies, including reducing sick time, overtime and workplace injury costs, allow us to invest in programs and services to meet the health care needs of the people we serve. A focus on costeffectiveness and service excellence puts patients and families first,” Hunt said.

CLUBHOUSE CASH -- Hidden Hills of Shellbrook golf course Mens Club members Clark Pepper and Larry Ritchie collect a cheque for $1690 from Shellbrook Scotiabank Branch Manager Connie Bahnuick, and staff members Ashley Barkway, Sharri Mortensen and Jason Bucknell. The grant matches proceeds raised at a burger barbecue operated by the Men’s Club as a part of the Shellbrook Chronicle’s 100th anniversary celebration. The funds will go toward improvements to the Hidden Hills clubhouse.

Rosthern Shellbrook MLA set for busy summer of consultation Though the spring legislative session is complete, work is far from over for the summer for Rosthern Shellbrook MLA Scott Moe. Heading into the summer months, Moe and his colleagues will be conducting research for a long term planning exercise. “The premier has asked all of us MLAs, over the summer, to go out into our communities and to consult with people, stakeholders and elected bodies on how they would like to see our province grow,” said Moe. Over the next few weeks, Moe will be getting organized in his constituency office before heading out to meet with municipal leaders, community groups and individuals to get their thoughts

on how the province can maintain the Saskatchewan advantage. “It’s more of a strategic vision in how to maintain the Saskatchewan advantage,” said Moe. Consultations are set to begin in June and will run right through the summer months with MLAs reporting their findings in the fall. Reflecting on his first session in the Legislature, the newly elected MLA said that he learned a lot and it was a great experience overall. “Learning all of the processes and procedures that go on during the session, I found that part very rewarding. At the provincial level definitely the most rewarding part was to come out of session with a balanced budget,” said Moe.

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Parkland Artisans Tour set for 8th year A wide variety of artists will once again be displaying their wares at venues in and around Shellbrook for the seventh annual Parkland Artisan’s Tour June 1-3. Following tradition, the weekend festivities kick off with the Hootenanny on the Hill Friday night at 8 p.m. at Riverview Arts. There, the crowd will be entertained by the music of Kerri English, Gerald Lanes and others as the pottery pit is lit. The variety of combustibles carefully placed among the pottery give each piece a one of a kind look which is discovered Sunday night at 5 p.m. when the pieces are removed from the firing pit. With a number of exhibitors taking the year off, the tour has become somewhat condensed. Nisse Foundry is the furthest venue from Shellbrook, located 29 km west of town down Highway 3 and then 3 km north. Jim and Debbie Jensen will demonstrate bronze casting from preparing molds to pouring bronze from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day. Also at the venue will be woodcarver, Gilles Pelletier, of Victoire, giving demonstrations through the day while displaying his caricature wood carvings.

Local carver and wood turner Art Jones displays his work at the Honeywood Heritage Nursery during last year’s Parkland Artisan’s Tour.

South of Parkside is one of this year’s largest venues -- the Honeywood Heritage Nursery. Made famous by the horticultural works of Bert Porter, Honeywood is a perfect venue display art. Ruby Hannigan will display a variety of crafts including beeswax candles, landscapes in oil, quilts as well as honey. Lorraine Adamson’s functional pottery creations will be on display while passers by will get

a chance to take in demonstrations of stamping, carving and sprigging clay. Long time Sask Wood Worker’s Guild member, Art Jones will once again be on hand with displays of his wood carving and wood turning skills. Waldheim’s Doug Peake will be giving demonstrations on his wood lathe through the day. Peake uses west coast wood, salvaged from old logging wastes to creat unique bowls, plates and

HOJA FUND RAISER -- Shellbrook Elementary School Principal Dwayne Tournier and Student Community Council member Sonya Robillard collect a cheque for $3,107 from Scotiabank staff Jason Bucknell, Sharri Mortensen and Dianne Ethier. Scotiabank matched the proceeds raised at last week’s Hoja concert with proceeds going toward the purchase of choir risers for the school.

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giftware. Fabric artist Shirley Cromarty, of Big River, will be bring her 40 plus years of quilting knowhow to the tour for the third straight year. Nursery tours will also take place through the two days while food and refreshments will be available.

Nine and a half km south of Shellbrook, on the Wingard Ferry Road, is Ron Anderson’s hot glass blowing shop. Anderson will have a wide variety of blown glass pieces available for sale while his fully functioning glass blowing shop will be as hot as ever with demonstrations taking place throughout the day. Sherry Randall, of Iroquois Lake, uses oil paint to recreate nature. Randall will be painting throughout the two days while displaying her artworks. Henriette Schultz, of Big River, is an artisan whose work ranges from baby quilts to personalized cross stitch portraits. Three km north of Shellbrook, on Highway 55, is Riverview Arts Studio, which will be home to six unique artists through the weekend. Owner Pat Grayston dabbles in all things art, from unique horse hair and pit-fired pottery to hand pulled prints and wood cuts. Anna Wallbillig, of North Battleford, uses decorative techniques of fabric painting, applique’, thread painting, embroi-

dery and artfully altered fabric to make each of her clothing articles unique. Also in the field of fiber, Madeline Walker uses natural fibers, like flax, into linen thread and weaves it. Richard Stieb uses Whitetail deer antler sheds to carve jewelry of his own design. Delores Miller, of La Ronge, makes beautiful glass creations ranging from jewelry to stained glass panels . Donna McKeand Smith, of Spruce Home, uses charcoal, pencil and ink to create landscape and still life scenes but adds an extra dimension to her art with her ink drawings on birch bark. The lone in town venue is the home of tour veteran Sylvia Jones, at 507, 1st Avenue East. Jones uses her gifts to create pottery ranging from dinnerware to her popular pussywillow ornaments. The Tour originated in 2005 as a centennial project to celebrate arts in the region. The success of that first year and so much art in the region to celebrate, it was decided that the event become annual.

COMMUNITY CALENDAR BLAINE LAKE: Wapiti Library: Books, DVDs, Internet, Study/Meeting Space, Proctor Service. *New Hours*: Tuesday 1-5, Wednesday & Friday 1-5, Thursday 5-8. Weekly Programming: After School Club (Crafts, Stories, Homework Help) Thursday 2:15-5:15, Craft n’ Chat for Adults Thursday 6-8, Drop In Computer Help Friday 2-4. 306-497-3130. CANWOOD: Branch of Wapiti Regional Library Hours: Tues. and Fri., 1 - 5 p.m. Internet services available at the library. DEBDEN: Wapiti Library hours: Monday 3 pm - 7 pm. Afterschool Program 3:30 - 5:00. Wednesday 11 am - 4 pm. Librarian: Aline Hannon LEASK: Wapiti Library Hours: Tues. & Fri.: 1 - 5:30 pm & Sat., 1:00 - 5:00 pm. MARCELIN: Wapiti Library is open Tues. 11 - 4 pm; Thur. 3 - 8 pm. For information on all your library needs, please contact 306-226-2110. SHELLBROOK: Shellbrook Branch of the Wapiti Library located at 105 Railway Ave., West (Provincial building). Library Hours: Mon., 2 - 6:00 pm; Tues., 2 - 8 pm; Wed. 2 - 8 pm; Thur., 2 - 6:00 pm; Fri., 10 - 4 pm. Children’s Story Time: Fri. 10:30 am (Oct. - May). Ph. 747-3419. SHELLBROOK: Shellbrook Theatre Movie Night. Next Movie Night in Shellbrook, Friday, June 8, The movie showing will be: “The Lorax” - 7:00 p.m. Bring the family and enjoy! Doors Open 6:30 p.m. Cost is $5 for movie. SHELLBROOK: Multi-Family Garage Sale St. John’s Lutheran Church, 704 Adamson Rd. Saturday May 26th 9:00 - 5:00 Rain or Shine Fundraiser for Shellbrook Youth Travel Club SHELLBROOK: Hidden Hills of Shellbrook Golf Course Annual General Meeting, Monday, June 18, 7:30 p.m. at the Golf Course. Discussion on membership prices and fundraising (Cash Calendars).


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Climate control overdrive Summer finally appears to be upon us, which means it’s the start of the cold season—and not of the sniffly kind. With the air conditioner keeners back at the controls, I’ll be hibernating from most restaurants and public places until the fall. For a recent dinner out, I decided to don a strappy little summer number. Unfortunately, I forgot to bring along a sweater, shawl—or

quilt. So much the worse for me: Because by the end of the first course, my hands were purple, I had two linen napkins draped over my shoulders, and I was enviously eyeing my neighbour’s hoodie. When I asked the waiter if he could please, please turn off the air conditioner, which was down-blasting cold air from an overhead vent (incidentally, it was only 10C outside at the

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Bronwyn Eyre time), he said there was nothing he could do. You see, they’d turned the system on a few days before and it would take “two to four days” to shut it down again. Without it, the servers would get “very hot” and the chefs would be “really sweating.” Now, I’m no mechanical engineer, but I’d hazard there must be a way to keep the staff cool without deep-freezing the diners— you know, to take the edge off without turning a cozy restaurant into a frigid tomb. My humble suggestion for managers would be as follows: Go to control room. Find on/off switch. Switch to ‘off’ position. Install openable windows with screens (to accommodate perspiring staff members). And when the mercury rises, switch air conditioner back to a

(moderately) d l ) cooll setting. i I guarantee it will take only an hour or so to lower the temperature in most premises. I hate to break it to the air conditioner-obsessed, but Saskatoon’s climate isn’t exactly Santorini’s or Sicily’s. We don’t need round-the-clock AC when it’s barely breaking 20C. The overnight lows have been near freezing lately. I’ve spotted people wearing toques. And incidentally, in Santorini or Sicily, most restaurants and hotels have modest little wall units—not the industrial strength freeze-blasters we install here. Saskatoon may not be the Med, but that’s not to say there aren’t a lot of optimists out there. During dinner the other night, for example, several of my fellow diners were sporting t-shirts and sandals and

Saskatchewan has set another economic record with $1.4 billion in retail sales in March which is the province’s highest total ever for that month, according to Statistics Canada. Retail sales in March 2012 grew by 5.9 per cent when compared to March 2011. “Saskatchewan cash registers were busier than ever before in the month of March,” Enterprise Minister Jeremy Harrison said. “People in Saskatchewan feel confident about their jobs and the province’s

economy and we see the results with a record-setting retail sector.” The 5.9 per cent retail sales growth during March 2012 over the previous year outpaces the Canadian average of 4.1 per cent. Saskatchewan’s retail sales growth of 0.7 per cent from February to March nearly doubled the nation’s overall retail sales growth of 0.4 per cent. “Balanced budgets, competitive taxes and key infrastructure investments are all creating tremendous confidence in Saskatch-

seemed blissfully unaware of the bone-chilling conditions. I also have to admit it: I’m a coldie. I can’t fall asleep without wearing socks, and I like to watch TV with an electric blanket until steady summer heat kicks in. But surely I’m not the only one who does regular battle with over-dialed AC units everywhere from hotel rooms to train compartments. In fact, I know I’m not. A bank teller once told me she had to quit her job because the direct downflow of cold air was affecting her health. Friends of mine who recently stayed at the posh Ritz Carlton Hotel in Naples, Florida, said their stay there was marred by the indoor deep-freeze. Confronting the issue, they said, was like confronting a conspiracy of silence. No staff member would acknowledge there was a problem, until one desk clerk finally (but discreetly) admitted she was always putting her hands in warm water and never came to work in anything but full-length pants and a sweater. So, what’s the deal: A

deep-seated fear of sweating? A former British boss once mused that North Americans’ penchant for multiple daily showers must be a “repressed sexual thing.” Is it the same with our love of indoor frigidity? Of course, come winter, we opt for extreme heat. From December to February, the foyer of Saskatoon’s Frances Morrison Library, for example, is Sahara Desert hot. And last week, the main entrance to City Hall was still a veritable blast furnace. I thought we were supposed to be doing our bit for the environment. Then again, we all have cultural idiosyncracies. Older Italian men wear scarves well into the summer. And Germans are obsessed with drafts— whether from air conditioners, open windows or hand-held fans, even during hot summer weather. So, each to his or her own, I guess. Enjoy that air con, everybody. As for me, I’ll be the one searching for outdoor patios— preferably those with fireplaces.

Sask sets record for retail sales in March ewan’s economy and that optimism is registering in

strong retail sales growth,” Harrison said.


The 2nd Annual Walk-Run-Stroll was a huge success. We would like to thank the following for their donations:

• Bigway • Coop • Parkland Meats • Shellbrook Pharmacy • Shellbrook Embroidery • Tait Insurance • Golf Course • Investors Group

• Woodland Pharmacy • Hannigans Honey • Subway • Your Break Billiards • E&B Lumber • Genes Sports • Enchanted Photos

• The many people who participated and/or gave donations to the event. Profit total is over $3300 for the Shellbrook & District Health Services Building Project.

Thank you all!!

Sealed tenders clearly marked “Miscellaneous” will be accepted by the R.M. of Canwood No. 494 for the sale of the following used items: 1. 8’ x 8’ Flat Deck with Headache Rack 2. 2003 Bush Hog Mower 3715 – 15’ 3. Two (2) Insulated Doors 14’H x 16’W with track 4. One (1) Insulated Door 14’H x 14’W with track 5. Six (6) Bridgestone Tires with Rims to fit Volvo Grader 16” x 25” 6. Two (2) Goodyear tubeless radials 19.5L x 24 for Backhoe 7. 8’ Flourescent Light Fixtures 8. Panel Box 200 amp federal complete with 40 breakers To view, contact Lyndon at 468-2368 All tenders to be in the hands of the Administrator on or before 4:00 p.m., Thursday, May 31, 2012, with the Municipality reserving the right to reject any or all tenders.

May 25, 2012

From the desk of the Rec Director By: Cassie Bendig The museum is clean and ready to go! Members of our Museum Committee; Shirley Tomporowski, Sue McComas, Bev Ledding and Alana Carswell spent some time in there on Tuesday to make it sparkle. New windows have been installed and the windows make the displays much brighter. Thank you to those ladies who took time out of their day to stop in and clean up the building which holds so much of Shellbrook’s history. This is crunch time this year for the museum; if there is a lack of interest, the end of the season may be the last you ever see of your museum. So please if you have nothing to do on a Friday or Sunday this summer, take a stroll and peek at your home’s history. The pool liner will be installed by this week. We are hoping the water chemicals will balance quickly and the pool season will begin! Public swimming will start June 1st, school lessons will start June 4th along with the new Shellbrook Silver Fins swim team. We are very excited

to have a speed swimming team started here in Shellbrook. It’s not too late to register your kids, so if you are interested please give myself a call and we can get you all set up. Other swimming programs will start as of July. Two events are going to hit as of the end of June. June 27th from 3-5pm will be the first ever School’s Out Party. This will be an evening of fun and games for kids to join in to celebrate the end of school. There will be a BBQ set up and food to purchase for after the hard celebration in the water. June 29th is our Second Annual Family Swim Day. This is in cohorts with the June is Recreation and Parks month celebration. The fun and games start at 1pm and end around 5pm – depends how tired the families are getting. The more you participate in the games, the more chances you have to win a prize! After 5pm a BBQ will be set up and you can feed and quench the thirst of those busy kids. Come out and support SPRA’s June is Recreation and Parks

Month. If your kids are interested in learning to golf, the golf course has lessons open Mondays and Wednesdays after schools for $5/session starting May 23rd. If you are interested, contact Terry or Larry at the Hidden Hills Golf Course, 747-3484. It won’t be long before Minor Sports Days begin again! June 2nd& 3rdis this year’s dates for the Annual Sports Days. June 8th, the Theatre Committee will be hosting another Movie. This time around it will be Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax. Movie costs you $5 per person and doors open at 6:30pm. See you there! Weekly Health Tip: Rain, rain, don’t go away, I will learn to come out and play! Don’t let wet weather bring you down. Dreary days do not mean dreary hearts – use the rain to your advantage, go out with the kids and play in the puddles, or use it as an excuse for family time; throw on a movie, make some hot chocolate and pop some popcorn. Depression does not need to kick in on



Public notice is hereby given that the Council of the Village of Leask intends to consider the adoption of a bylaw under The Planning and Development Act, 2007 to adopt a new Zoning Bylaw. AFFECTED LAND - All land within the corporate limits of the Village of Leask, as shown on the Zoning District Map contained in this notice, is affected by the new Zoning Bylaw. YOUR PROPERTY MAY BE DIRECTLY AFFECTED BY PROVISIONS IN THE NEW ZONING BYLAW. PLEASE CHECK THE FULL VERSION OF THE ZONING BYLAW, AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW OF PURCHASE AT THE VILLAGE OFFICE OR FOR REVIEW AND DOWNLOAD FROM THE FOLLOWING INTERNET SITE: REASON - The new Zoning Bylaw will help direct and manage growth and development in the Village of Leask. PUBLIC INSPECTION - Any person may inspect the proposed bylaw at the Village Office, 15 Main Street, Leask, SK, between 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM (closed between 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM), Monday to Friday, excluding statutory holidays. Copies are available to persons at a cost of $30.00. The Zoning Bylaw may also be viewed or downloaded in its entirety at the following web address: PUBLIC HEARING - Council will hold a public hearing at 6:30 PM on June 20th, 2012 at the Village Office, 15 Main Street, Leask, SK, to hear any person or group that wishes to comment on the proposed bylaw. Council will also consider written comments received at the hearing or delivered to the undersigned at the Village Office before the hearing. Issued at the Village of Leask, this 18th day of May, 2012. Brenda Lockhart Village Administrator ZONING DISTRICT MAP - The proposed Zoning Bylaw also contains general provisions that apply to development throughout the Village. These provisions include: • Development permit requirements, application fees and application process; • Discretionary use permit requirements, application fees, application process and evaluation criteria; • Regulations regarding required yards and open space.

a yucky day, avoid depression and enjoy what Mother Nature hands to you – even

if it means you’ll be soaking wet. Have a great week! Cassie Bendig Shellbrook Recreation Director

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Public notice is hereby given that the Council of the Village of Leask intends to consider the adoption of a bylaw under The Planning and Development Act, 2007 to adopt a new Official Community Plan . YOUR PROPERTY MAY BE DIRECTLY AFFECTED BY PROVISIONS IN THE NEW OFFICIAL COMMUNITY PLAN. PLEASE CHECK THE FULL VERSION OF THE BYLAW, AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW OR PURCHASE AT THE VILLAGE OFFICE OR FOR REVIEW AND DOWNLOAD FROM FOLLOWING INTERNET SITE: AFFECTED LAND - All land within the Village of Leask, as shown on the Future Land Use Concept contained in this notice, is affected by the new Official Community Plan. REASON - The new Official Community Plan will help direct and manage growth and development in the Village of Leask for the next ten to fifteen years. PUBLIC INSPECTION - Any person may inspect the proposed bylaw at the Village Office, 15 Main Street, Leask, SK, between 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM (closed between 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM), Monday to Friday, excluding statutory holidays. Copies are available to persons at a cost of $30.00. PUBLIC HEARING Council will hold a public hearing at 6:30 PM on June 20, 2012 at the Village Office, 15 Main Street, Leask, SK, to hear any person or group that wishes to comment on the proposed bylaw. Council will also consider written comments received at the hearing or delivered to the undersigned at the Village Office before the hearings. Issued at the Village of Leask this 18th day of May, 2012. Brenda Lockhart, Village Administrator 12054PA01


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May 25, 2012

Residents are advised to take precautions against Hantavirus Saskatchewan residents are advised to take precautions to minimize the risk of exposure to hantavirus with the camping and seeding season now unfolding. “Hantavirus infection is a rare but potentially fatal illness,” Deputy Chief Medical Health Officer Dr. Saqib Shahab said. “Symptoms include fever, muscle aches, cough, headaches, nausea, and vomiting. Individuals who develop fever, coughing and shortness of breath within one to six weeks of potential exposure should seek immediate medical attention.” In rare cases, symptoms may get worse and lead to Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS), a rare but often fatal illness. HPS can progress rapidly into serious lung complications. Humans are most often exposed to hantavirus after sweeping or vacuuming rodent infected areas. The virus is transmitted by breathing in contaminated airborne particles from the droppings, urine and saliva of infected rodents. A person can also be exposed to the virus through rodent bites, if the skin is broken, or through ingestion. Residents can minimize the risk of becoming infected with hantavirus by avoiding contact with deer mice. Farmers, grain handlers, cottagers, campers and home owners, who are most likely to be exposed, should take precautions when cleaning rodent-infested areas to

prevent direct contact and breathing in of air particles that may be contaminated. This includes ventilating the building by opening doors and windows for at least 30 minutes before cleaning, using wet mopping methods and wearing gloves. Exposure to hantavirus can be reduced by: •Blocking openings that might allow rodents to enter a building. •Storing human and animal food, water and garbage in containers with tightly fitted lids. •Keeping yards clean, and storing woodpiles above the ground and away from the home. •When cleaning a home or community, be aware of animal droppings and nesting materials, and take appropriate precautions to avoid exposure. •Dampening areas contaminated with rodent droppings with bleach disinfectant and removing droppings with a damp mop or cloth to reduce the chance the virus may become airborne. Avoid using dry cleaning methods such as dusting, sweeping, vacuuming or air-hosing. There have been 23 cases of Hantavirus reported in Saskatchewan since 1994: four cases in 2004, one case in 2008, one case in 2010 and three cases in 2011. The most recent cases have been found in central parkland areas. For more information about Hantavirus and how to prevent infection, visit the Ministry of Health’s website at www.

Thank you to R.M. of Shellbrook No. 493 for their generous donation which paid for the Shellbrook Ministerial Food Bank May rent.

Ahtahkakoop Quad Rally

Sat., May 26, 2012 Ahtahkakoop Reserve, SK

Guaranteed $5000 in Cash Prizes Registration 10 am to 12 pm

The Band Hall Lots of Rider Prizes • 50/50 Draw • Prize Draws

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Am I Part of the True Vine? Dave Whalley, DLM (R) Knox United Church Jesus said: “I am the true vine, and my Abba is the vine grower who cuts off every branch in me that doesn’t bear fruit, but prunes the fruitful ones to increase their yield.” I cannot think of any better image of what our Christian life is supposed to be like. Most years, I grow watermelons in the garden. I have learned that with proper care, we can have excellent watermelons in Northern Saskatchewan. One August, the vines were lush and at least 25 feet long with broad green leaves, flowers, and even some watermelons forming. The plants looked magnificent! One day I noticed that here and there certain leaves were turning brown amongst all the healthy green foliage. Stepping carefully among the tangled mass of vines, I trace the vines on which all the leaves and blooms were dying and found that the dying vines were all connected to a single stem. I discovered that just above the ground a cutworm had severed the stalk. The entire vine beyond that point was dying because it was no longer attached to the roots. It reminds me that when we die spiritually, we become incapable of producing fruit when we are not attached to the vine. It also reminds me that when we are attached to the vine, the fruit we produce comes to us naturally, which is a gift from God. All of us want to do good things, we want to produce good fruit; but many of us, in trying to do good things, end up feeling burned out, exhausted, and even despairing. To avoid becoming exhausted and despairing I believe we must remain connected to the source of hope, to the source of life, to the source of care and love, for our neighbours and our world. The more life that a plant takes into itself, the more life it produces. When there is an abundance of sunshine to fuel photosynthesis, and when there is adequate water and nutrient in the soil to be passed up the trunk and into the branches, those branches thrive, and grow, and produce, and grow again. My friends, we simply need to be in the right place, the place our gardener has prepared for us. That is the place where the best conditions for our growth and fruit bearing are to be found. For us, the right place to be is attached to the vine that has been planted by God and which is tended by God – the vine which we call Christ. All we need do to be fruitful is remain a part of the vine, and perform the simple tasks that every branch performs as a means of maintaining a fruitful life in the vine. We remain attached to the vine and produce fruit when we desire a relationship with God that goes beyond being content with having just a temporary attachment. We remain part of the vine -- when we are willing to love each other and to love God – when we are willing to forgive each other and trust God to forgive us – when we are willing to be seen with the rest of the branches in the vine – when we are willing to pray to the Creator and listen for the answers – when we are willing to worship God even if it takes us away from our Sunday dinner or the latest baseball game for awhile—when we are willing to trust in the creator even when we think that God is not doing enough for us—when the heart loves all things that God has made – when the heart that believes God alone makes the difference -- and the will that asks God to make a difference in us. Communion with God and God’s church is the connection to the vine which feeds us; and communion with God involves our heart and our will. God is a good gardener – indeed a great gardener -and what the Creator plants and tends is tremendously fertile, tremendously productive. All we have to do to remain a part of the vine and produce fruit pleasing to the Creator, and good for us and our world, is open ourselves up to the light of God’s word and grow in it!

Regular Church Services, Sunday School and Special Church Events will be listed with the Directory FREE OF CHARGE

LUTHERAN CHURCH Zion - Canwood Sunday School, Worship Sunday, 11 a.m. St. John’s - Shellbrook Sunday School, Worship Sunday, 9 a.m. Pastor Doug Schmirler Parkside, Immanuel 11 a.m. - Worship & Sunday School Pastor Chris Dean -----------------------PENTECOSTAL CHURCH Parkside 10:00 a.m. Time of prayer 10:30 a.m. Worship 11:00 a.m. Sunday School Pastor David Baldock Shellbrook Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Sun., 11:00 a.m. - Worship Pastor David Bodvarson 747-7235 Canwood 11 a.m. - Worship Pastor Glenn Blazosek Leask Gospel Tabernacle Sunday 6:30 p.m. Pastor L. Trafford 306-466-2296 -----------------------EVANGELICAL FREE Big River 11:00 a.m. - Worship Bible Classes 9:45 A.M. Summer: 10:30 a.m. - 12 469-2258 Youth Nite: Fridays Mont Nebo Wed., 7:30 p.m. - Bible Study and Prayer. Sun., 10:30 a.m. - Worship Pastor Bill Klumpenhower -----------------------CATHOLIC CHURCH Debden Sun., 9:30 a.m. - Mass. Fr. Sebastian Kunnath Big River - Sacred Heart Sun., 11:30 a.m. - Mass Whitefish Sun., 2:30 p.m. - Mass. Victoire Sat., 7:30 p.m. - Mass. Fr. Sebastin Kunnath Eucharist Celebrations Muskeg Sat., 7:30 p.m. - Mass Mistawasis Sunday, 3 p.m. St. Agatha’s - Shellbrook Mass Saturday, 7 p.m..

St. Henry’s - Leask Mass Sunday 9 a.m. St. Joseph’s - Marcelin Mass Sunday, 11 a.m. Fr. Tru Le -----------------------PRESBYTERIAN Mistawasis Sunday worship 11 a.m. Rev. Bev Shepansky -----------------------SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST 407-2nd Ave E, Shellbrook Sat., 9:45 a.m. - Sabbath School. Sat., 11:00 am Worship Broadcast on VOAR 92.1 FM Pastor Stanislav Kondrat 306-764-6853 -----------------------SOVEREIGN GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH Currently meeting in homes on Sunday morn. and Wednesday evenings. Parkside 747-2309, Leask 466-4498 Marcelin 226-4615 -----------------------ANGLICAN CHURCH Leask - All Saint’s 8 a.m. - Morning prayer Service. 9 a.m. Holy Communion Canwood - Christ Church 2 p.m. 1st & 3rd Sundays Evening Prayer 2nd & 4th Sundays Holy Communion Mont Nebo - St. Luke’s 2 p.m. - 1st and 3rd Sundays Holy Communion 2nd and 4th Sundays Evening Prayer St. Andrew’s Shellbrook Sunday, 11 a.m. Holy Communion Father Harnish 468-2264 -----------------------UNITED CHURCH Big River 1st & 2nd Sundays 1 p.m. - Worship at Anglican Church All Other Sundays -10 a.m. Shellbrook - Knox Sun., 10 am - Worship Pastor Dave Whalley


May 25, 2012

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When will Reds unleash Chapman? Aroldis Chapman no longer throws the unhittable 106 mile-per-hour fastball for the Cincinnati Reds. Now, he’s around 99 MPH with his fastball, a sick 88 with his slider, and these days even more difficult for National League batters to hit. Chapman, a 24-year-old Cuban refugee who fled the Communist country while his country’s national baseball team was playing in the Netherlands a couple of years ago, is being brought along slowly — some think too slowly — by the Reds, who won the right to sign him and gave him a sixyear, $30 million contract. Young pitchers who command that kind of dough are usually either stars of the starting rotation, or a key closer. In Chapman, the Reds have what may be the best eighth-inning setup man in baseball history. Eighth-inning setup men usually earn salaries similar to backup infielders. But what a gem the Reds have in Chapman: Through May 20, the lefthander had pitched 22 innings over 18 games for the Reds, and allowed only seven hits — fewer than one every three innings. Strikeouts? 39, nearly two per inning. Walks? A mere seven. His earnedrun average (0.00) is easy to compute, since he has yet to allow one, but he’s doing it without throwing the ridiculous heat for which he was famous as a rookie. A recent story on said the Reds are working “to perfect his slider and his sinking, two-seam fastball.” The online article said the Reds still aren’t sure how to handle him. “He will be a starter,’’ Reds manager Dusty Baker told Reds’ fans are asking ‘when?’ Last year, Chapman pitched a mere 50 innings, giving up 24 hits, or one every other inning. This year, his one-hit-everythree-inning performance is a testament to his improvement. Maybe the Reds will move him into the starting rotation when his hits-to-innings-pitched ratio falls to one in five or six. It’s understandable that the Reds don’t want to rush things. Chapman has the potential to be one of the best ever but the Reds, who have the talent to be a playoff contender, are meandering along around .500 and could use an ace like Chapman to become their stud starter.

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Fans in Cincinnati and around North America can’t wait for the Cuban to be unleashed. • Dwight Perry of the Seattle Times: “Stunt woman Jolene Van Vugt of London, Ont., broke a world land speed record when she clocked 46 mph in Sydney, Australia — on a motorized toilet. Canadians are reportedly so flush with pride they can’t keep a lid on it.” • R.J. Currie of, on the sam subject: “Canadian Jolene Van Vugt set a speed record in Australia by driving 74 kph on a motorized toilet. The lady isn’t kidding when she says she’s really gotta go.” • Perry again: “Pass-rush specialist Bruce Irvin, the Seahawks’ No. 1 draft pick, agreed to a fouryear, $9.3 million deal with a $5 million signing bonus. In keeping with the theme, he asked for all his cash in sacks.” • Mike Bianchi of the Orlando Sentinel: “I’ve always wanted to be able to play golf like Tiger Woods, and now I can. He’s awful.” • Comedy writer Jim Barach: “Shaquille O’Neal has earned a Ph.D. in education from Barry University. He earned the degree in four and a half years. He would have gotten it sooner but part of his doctoral thesis included having to shoot 10 free throws and make five.” • Rick Reilly, “So what did NFL commissioner Roger Goodell think New Orleans Saints football players would do when their leaders put in a bounty program for quarterbacks’ heads? Did he expect the Saints players to raise their hands and say, ‘You know what, Coach? I’m out. But good luck with that!’ “ • Comedy writer Jerry Perisho: “Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh is out indefinitely with a strained abdominal muscle. Once again, we couch potatoes see the benefit to having no abdominal muscles.” • A groaner from R.J. Currie: “Reuters reports an elephant in the Washington, DC, zoo has taken up playing the harmonica. Zookeepers nicknamed her CFL because she plays for peanuts.” • Currie again: “Flyers coach Peter Laviolette said he’s never mastered ‘the season-ending speech’ after a playoff loss. If he needs some pointers, maybe he

SaskEnergy warning its customers of telemarketing scam SaskEnergy has received reports from several customers that they were contacted by phone and encouraged to purchase a device that the caller claims will help them save electricity or energy. The caller claimed to be a SaskEnergy representative. This is not a SaskEnergy offering. SaskEnergy does not contact customers by phone to promote or sell products, with the exception of conducting surveys for research purposes. Anyone who has received calls of this nature should report the call to Phonebusters (the Canadian Anti-fraud Call Centre) at 1-888-495-8501. If a customer has provided personal financial information, including bank account or credit card information, over the phone, they should report the matter to their local police, as well as immediately contact their financial institution.

should give the Sharks a call.” • Another one from Perry: “If quarterback Drew Brees’ contract impasse turns into a holdout, at least the Saints’ storyline has gone from bounty to mutiny.” • Budd Bailey of the Buffalo (N.Y.) News, after more than 400 Spanish soccer fans missed their team’s match in Bucharest because they mistakenly went to Budapest: “Next up for the confused group: A trip to Madison Square Garden in New


York to see Josh Hamilton and the Rangers.” • Scott Ostler of the San Francisco Chronicle: “Two jurors in the trial of Roger Clemens were dismissed for falling asleep during testimony. Why couldn’t Brian McNamee give the jurors a little shot to pep ‘em up?” Care to comment? Email


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MACHINERY FOR SALE FOR SALE - Westfield grain auger, Degelman stone picker, grass rake with hydraulic lift, 100 gal. slip tank with motor. 5494806 evenings. 2-22CH

MACHINERY FOR RENT FOR RENT - Bin crane. Ph: David Collins 724-2225 (H), 468-7171 (C) 6-22CH

LIVESTOCK FOR SALE FOR SALE - Black and Red Angus bulls on moderate growing ration. Performance info available. Adrian, Brian or Elaine Edwards, Valleyhills Angus, Glaslyn, SK 342-4407 TFCH FOR SALE - Quality Red and Black Salers bulls for calving ease. Elderberry Farm Salers, Parkside 7473302 6-23CH FOR SALE Fleckvieh influenced Simmental bulls.

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Traditional Red and Black. Four D Ranch 306-3424208 10-21CH FOR SALE - Simmental yearling bulls, Traditional, Red & Black. Semen tested. Crossroad Farms 4274422 or 227-9910 4-21CH FOR SALE Johner Stock Farm bulls. Polled Herefords/Black Angus yearling and 2 year olds. Guaranteed, Delivered. David 306-893-2714, Justin 306-2481305 20-26CH FOR SALE - Registered Black Angus bulls. Yearling and 2 year olds. Reasonably priced, well developed bulls. Not force fed, but carry enough condition to go out and work your pastures. Transformer, Kodai, Raven, Mas-

ter and Diversity bloodlines. $100 deposit will hold until May 1. Tours welcome, for more information please call Christopher at West Cowan Apiaries 469-4970 or 469-7902 23-30CH FOR SALE - Poplar Ridge Angus offering Registered Purebred Black Angus yearling bulls. Quiet disposition, easy calving, semen tested and pasture ready. Shellbrook, SK 747-3038 4-22CH FOR SALE - Tan yearling Charolais bulls. Isaac Hildrebrand. 724-4907 4-23CH FOR SALE - 2 year old Black Angus bulls for sale. Sons of Tradition and King bulls. Forage raised, not pushed or stuffed. Full semen test and guarantee with ev-

ery bull plus delivery at no extra cost. Please call Ian at 883-3042 or 8838663 2-21CH

SEED FOR SALE SEED FOR SALE: Seed oats for sale. 97% germ. Phone 468-7909 3-20CH FOR SALE - Common #1 Smooth Brome, Meadow Brome, Timothy, Crested Wheat, Yellow Clover, Cicer, Milk Vetch, Alfalfa. Also have Certified seed. Grower Direct. Blending and delivery available. Competitive prices. Darryl Siklenka 306-342-4290, 306-342-2189, Glaslyn, SK TFCH

HOMES FOR SALE HOUSE FOR SALE in Canwood. 2 bedrooms, 2 lots, 1 car garage,

1 bath. Asking $50,000. Ph: 4682813 or 468-7700 cell. 2-21CH

LAND FOR SALE LAND FOR SALE in Canwood RM, NE 22-53-5W3 and SW 22-53-5 W3. Contact 306468-2767 or 306468-2861 2-21CH

WANTED WANTED - All kinds of feed grain, including heated canola. Now distributors of feed pellets with up to 36% protein. Marcel Seeds, Debden Ph: 306-724-4461 TFCH WANTED - 500 hay bales, hay or green feed. Last or this years hay. Ph: 724-4450 3-22CH


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The Town of Shellbrook is accepting applications for an Assistant Administrator. Reporting to the Administrator, the incumbent is responsible for ensuring proper, efficient financial operation of the Town of Shellbrook in accordance with The Municipality Act and established accounting principles. The applicant must possess a minimum Grade 12/GED, Bondable, Standard Certificate or a minimum 5 years related accounting experience and willing to work towards a certificate in Local Government Administration. A strong background in Microsoft Excel would be preferred. Competitive salary and excellent benefit package available. A complete job description is available, upon request, at the Town Office. Applicants should submit a detailed resume, including references and salary expected by May 31, 2012 at 4:00 p.m. to: Kelly Hoare, Administrator Town of Shellbrook Box 40, Shellbrook, SK S0J 2E0 Ph: 306-747-4900 Fax: 306-747-3111 Email:


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MULTI-FAMILY GARAGE SALE St.John’s Lutheran Church 704 Adamson Rd. Saturday May 26th 9:00 5:00 Rain or Shine Fundraiser for Shellbrook Youth Travel Club 2-21CH YARD SALE Parkside Annual Community Yard Sale. Sat., June 2, 8 am to 2 pm. Watch for balloons. Tables

available for rent at Heritage Centre. Talk to Gwen at Parkside Store to book. 2-22CH


YARD SALE Thur., May 31, 9 am to 2 pm. Parkland Terrace 114 - 5th Ave. W, Shellbrook. Donations accepted. Rent a spot for $10. Hot dog and drink sale 11 am to 1 p.m. Set up and sale help needed and appreciated. 747-4292

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DALLMAN - In loving memory of Josie Dallman, June 9, 1912 - May 28, 2002. We hold you close within our hearts, And there you will remain To walk with us throughout our lives, Until we meet again. - Duane & Marilyn Dallman, Wayne & Lois Manchur, Andrea & Karen

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Modular, Manufactured or RTM homes. A variety of homes in production or ready to ship Regina,SK 1-866-838-7744 Estevan, SK 1-877-378-7744

SOLD EXAMPLES Aberdeen - 1 1/4’s Bengough - 22 1/4’s Bedson 2 1/4’s Bethune - 2 1/4’s Blaine Lake - 245 acres Bruno 14 1/4’s Cupar - 5 1/4s Davidson - 6 1/4’s Eastend - 2 1/4’s Elfros – 26 1/4’s Emerald – 22 1/4’s Eastend - 2 1/4’s Foam Lake - 7 1/4’s Grenfell - 3 1/4’s Kelliher - 10 1/4’s Harwarden - 1 1/4’s Lestock - 21 1/4’s Lake Alma – 14 1/4’s Marcelin - 7 1/4’s Moose Jaw - 8 1/4’s Nokomis - 8 1/4’s Ogema - 56 1/4’s Prince Albert - 1 1/4’s Punnichy - 5 1/4’s Saskatoon - 2 1/4's Semans - 12 1/4’s Simpson - 10 acres Viscount - 5 1/2 Wadena - 4 1/4’s Wakaw - 5 1/4’s Watrous/Young 31 1/2 Mobile Home Park Weyburn - 21 1/4’s Call DOUG 306-955-2266 EMAIL: Letter of appreciation: I have sold some land to Doug Rue in 2011. I am looking forward to selling more with him in 2012. I have made a new trusted friend. Ed P.

MANUFACTURED HOMES 2012 Modular Homes have arrived! VESTA HOMES INC has 16, 20 & 24 wide homes in stock. Visit us in Vanscoy, or visit us on the web: www.vestamfg 306-2429099

CANADIAN MANUFACTURED backed by 10 year warranty -multi family, singe section, motel style homes -Qualify for C.M.H.C.Financing -starting at $69,000 FOR MORE INFO CALL 1.800.249.3969 Hwy 2 South Prince Albert

REAL ESTATE FOR SALE. WARMAN 55 PLUS ACTIVE ADULT LIFESTYLE Large Ground Level Townhomes 306 241 0123 www.diamond BIG VALLEY ACRES An Incomparable, ONE-OF-A-KIND Property in Saskatchewan’s Qu’Appelle Valley 30 minutes from Regina. A 11 Acre serviced lot and a 45 acre parcel overlooking a 1,600 acre Bird Sanctuary and a 552 Acre Nature Preserve. For complete details go online to m or call Reg Forster

and Santana Realty in Lumsden at 1-306-731-2556.

STEEL BUILDINGS STEEL BUILDING BLOWOUT SALE! 20X26 $5,199. 25X28 $5,799. 30X42 $8,390. 32X56 $11,700. 40X50 $14,480. 47X76 $20,325. One End wall included. Pioneer Steel 1-800-668-5422.


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