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The Cycle for Sight ride begins and ends in Manotick. The ride is for the Foundation Fighting Blindness and takes place on June 3. – Page 3

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They’re off and running in Osgoode The 130 year old school house in Vernon has served as the village library for 40 years. The city will celebrate in June. – Page 5

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Just Kiddin Theatre in Metcalfe has pulled its final play of the season, which was about suicide, due to concerns over messaging. – Page 15

Runners young and old kicked off their 5-kilometre and 10-km races along the multi-use pathway in Osgoode on Saturday, May 12 in support of the Osgoode Youth Association. About 300 participants took part in the event, which also included a 2-km family walk/run. The event enjoyed beautiful sunny weather, although registration was down from last year. The event raised $13,500 for O-YA.

Manotick filmmaker revives Canadian UFO story Emma Jackson

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EMC news - The Diefenbunker served its original purpose over the weekend of May 12 when it sheltered four people from a dangerous energy mass outside. At least, that’s what a local filmmaker’s script outlined as a small cast and crew shot the climax of Manotick resident Dale Windle’s first feature film in the bowels of Canada’s cold war museum in Carp. Windle’s sci-fi thriller “Rulers of Darkness” follows Dan Thomas, a young man from Chicago as he tries to uncover the truth about his mother’s strange and untimely death in Falcon Lake, Manitoba two years prior. The plot grows from the

documented “Falcon Lake Incident” of 1967, during which a Winnipeg prospector reportedly witnessed two glowing and very hot unidentified flying objects land near the lake before he was badly burned by the vessels. When documents of the RCMP investigation were declassified several years ago, Windle heard the story on CBC and was inspired to write a film based on the events. Windle, 58, said he’s wanted to be a filmmaker since he was a teenager making home movies. However, his father sent him to become an architect instead, and he spent 15 years doing a job he didn’t enjoy. He then left to start an IT company – another job he didn’t re-

ally want to do. It wasn’t until about four years ago when he began to experience a series of personal tragedies that he started to consider making movies like he’d planned.

The plot grows from the documented “Falcon Lake Incident” of 1967. First he lost his best friend, and then his father and another friend in Ottawa. Two years later before an annual memorial for his best friend, three childhood friends that were going to host him were killed in a car accident. “It just starts a process of

thinking about what is the meaning of life, what am I doing here, why am I doing these things I don’t want to do,” he said. Two years ago this April, he finally acted on the conviction that had been growing since the death of his best friend. “I got up one day and I said, ‘You know what, I’m going to make sure that I go and do the things I really want to do,’” he said during a break from filming on Sunday, May 13. He attended a film school in New York City and last year he made his first film, a 22-minute comedy which is now on DVD and on demand in the US. He approached this first feature film as a kind of test run, to learn the process of making

a feature-length movie. “I literally made a business decision to make a sci-fi thriller. I was driving along, I heard that story about the Falcon Lake incident on CBC, I researched it and I thought, ‘what a perfect way to inspire a story,’” he said. Central to the story is the idea that the prospector saw a glowing mass leave the ship, which in the film Dan’s uncle, a plasma expert, believes is an inorganic plasma life form. The uncle moves to a cabin on Falcon Lake, just over the hill from an abandoned uranium mine, to conduct experiments. He excavates his way into the nearby mine’s power plant through his basement, and sets up a laboratory. UFO, see page 13

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Cyclists set sights on vision research funding Emma Jackson

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EMC news – Cycling alongside the Rideau River can offer some stunning views, and organizers of one charitable bike ride hope to ensure everyone can see the sights. The third annual Cycle for Sight in support of the Foundation Fighting Blindness, a Canadian charity that funds vision impairment research, will once again start and finish in Manotick. The ride features a 68-kilometre loop through Kemptville or a 107-km loop through Merrickville on Sunday, June 3. This year the cyclists will leave from the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority rather than from Watson’s Mill, which event manager Jaime Alexanderson said will allow the organizers to host a bigger and better celebration for participants. “It gives us a kick-off location that’s open specifically for us on Sunday,” she said. Event organizers will provide a fully catered meal in the building, including complementary drinks and beer sponsored by Creemore Springs. The ride follows the Rideau

River corridor, with rest stops along the way sponsored by local Lions clubs who will offer food, water, sports drinks and washrooms for the riders. Each rider must pay a $65 entry fee, and are required to raise $400 worth of fundraising before the ride. Alexanderson said the organizers are about half-way to their goal of $30,000, and have 66 riders signed up. That’s on par with last year’s participation of 67 riders. Alexanderson said she hopes to have 70 riders signed up by June 3. In Toronto, a sister event that started a year before Ottawa’s ride attracts more than 200 riders every year. Between Ottawa and Toronto, the rides have raised $950,000 for the foundation since 2009. The Foundation Fighting Blindness was founded in 1974 to support research on treatments and cures for genetic visual impairments such as retinitis pigmentosa and macular degeneration. Since that time, it has donated more than $19 million to major eye research projects taking place at universities and hospitals across the coun-

try, according to its website. Some of the foundation’s fundraising is being put to work at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. Dr. Valerie Wallace is currently leading a $2.4 million multi-year project to investigate the potential of stem cell therapies to repair parts of the eye. Dr. Catherine Tsilfidis is using a $1.4 million multi-year study to develop gene therapies to help prevent retinal cell death, a statement said.

Alexanderson said the community is encouraged to come out and cheer for the cyclists on June 3, and to make a donation to the foundation through the website. She added that cyclists should train properly for the event. “We do encourage cyclists to train so they are prepared and it’s safe for them, because it is a long distance,” she said. To register for the ride or to make a donation visit the website at www.cycleforsight. ca.

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Greely Pathfinders awarded prestigious Canada Cord Emma Jackson

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Let us begin with some remarkable facts: • When Canada introduced old age security in 1951, the average life expectancy was 69 and eligibility was 70, meaning that the average person did not collect OAS at all. Today, eligibility is 65 and life expectancy is 82, meaning that the average person gets 17 years of OAS. • In 1975, there were seven taxpayers for every senior. Right now, there are four. In 20 years, there will be two taxpayers for every senior. • As we project forward, life expectancy is growing by 47 days per year. By 2031, life expectancy will be about 84 years old, which means that under the current rules they will collect OAS for almost two decades. Put together, these facts mean that in two decades the number of people on OAS will double, the cost will triple and the number of taxpayers supporting each retiree will fall by half. By consequence, OAS will rise from 15¢ of each dollar the federal government spends to 25¢. The Macdonald-Laurier Institute calculated, “...by 2040 Canada would face a $67 billion deficit (in today’s dollars) based on current policies and demographic change”. Think of OAS as a glass of water. Retirees can only drink out of the cup in benefits what taxpayers pour into it in taxes. If seniors drink out faster than taxpayers pour in, then someone goes thirsty. We can look to Greece and Portugal where government debts are rated at junk status to see the consequences of drinking from the cup of profligacy.

We reject that failed model and choose the Canadian way instead. Our plan is to gradually raise the age of eligibility to 67 years old. This change will moderate the cost increases and protect the integrity of OAS. The move comes into force in 2023, so anyone currently over the age of 54 will not notice any difference. This decision will make the system more affordable, so that it is protected for generations to come. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.

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Osgoode Ward Doug Thompson helped Pathfinder leader Jenn Downing award Canada Cords to six Greely Pathfinders on Monday, May 14. The Canada Cords involve many hours of community service, leadership programs, first aid training and citizenship activities. The cords are the first in several years that have been awarded in Greely. quake. Their local and environmental components have come from community cleanups and recycling programs. Other components of the Canada Cord award include

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Pathfinders citizenship award, which encourages girls to be model citizens. All of these items are completed over the three-year Pathfinders course. Downing said the Greely group has been growing since she took over the unit two years ago. “I started doing bigger trips and pushed the girls to do stuff, and they started bringing their friends. It’s more of a girl-led program,” she said. Her commitment to the girls was that they could take on some of the more adventurous activities and trips as long as they worked toward their Canada Cords. She said this is the first time in several years that Greely girls have received the honour. “A lot of girls and leaders haven’t been dedicated enough to do it,” Downing said. Osgoode Coun. Doug Thompson presented the cords. He said the blossoming guiding program in Greely from Sparks to Rangers is “tremendous.” “I think it speaks well for Greely and the area,” he said. Greely’s Sparks, Brownies, Guides and Rangers joined the Pathfinders at the Greely Community Centre for the award ceremony, where many girls graduated to the next level of the program. Fourteen Sparks advanced to Brownies, and 15 Brownies advanced to Guides. Nine Guides advanced to Pathfinders. Two 1st Greely Brownies, Rachel Johnstone and Robyn Millar, also received a special award for completing all of the badges in the Brownies curriculum over their two year course. First Greely Brownie Robyn Fitch was also honoured for being a “badge maniac,” after completing nearly everything in one year.


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Vernon library celebrates 40 years in schoolhouse EMC news – For 130 years, the old schoolhouse on Highway 31 in Vernon has been a place of education and community. First, it was a pillar of the village as Osgoode Township’s Schoolhouse No. 20 serving Vernon. Sixty years later it was replaced by a new school, and in 1961 became Club 31 – Vernon’s hub for community events, wedding showers and get-togethers. In 1972 the club allowed Osgoode Township Library to fill the northwest corner of the old schoolhouse with shelves of books, to act as its Vernon branch. When the club was hosting events, a curtain was pulled across the shelves to hide them. “I’m told the rod is still there behind the valance, as a legacy,� said Donna Clark, the rural library manager for the city. In 1982 the entire building was converted into a library, and since then has been a different kind of hub – one of reading, research and learning. On Saturday, June 2 the Vernon branch of the Ottawa Public Library will celebrate 40 years in its historic home, as part of Doors Open Ot-

build birdhouses, plant gardens and maintain the skating rink outside when their class work was complete. Duncan said despite the fact that the building now has a circulation desk inside the front door and its walls are covered with colourful books, he can still picture exactly how it was. “I can remember, just as plain as day,� he said. The branch’s public service supervisor Donna Bowen, who has lived in Vernon her entire life and has worked at the library for 20 years, said visitors respond well to the building. “People come in and say, ‘It’s so cozy in here.’ And then I tell them it used to be a school and they say, ‘Ah, OK,’� she said. The schoolhouse feeling still clings to the heritage building. “In one sense things have changed, but in another way there are still a few things that haven’t.� Before the library made its home in the schoolhouse, it was located at the Porteous general store where it was founded in 1900, at the corner of Lawrence Street and Highway 31. In 1987 the library was renovated, and in 2007 it received an accessible washroom where the original library shelves were once located. In

tawa. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. visitors can pop by the library to have some cake and check out the historic site. Walking through the red brick building, former student Erwin Duncan, now 84, has a keen eye for clues that the room was once filled with as many as 40 students from grades 1 to 8. He points to where the large woodstove used to sit in front of the main door, including a burn mark on the original hardwood floors. He notes a curtain rod sconce from which curtains hung during plays and special performances, and the footwide ledge that is all that’s left of the teacher’s platform at the front of the room. Two wooden desks with wrought-iron legs and inkwell holes are used as display tables in the middle of the library, although they now face the wrong way. A ceiling imperfection above the door marks where the belfry rope hung, and an even bigger hole marks the ventilation pipe for the indoor toilet that came after Duncan’s time. Duncan attended the school between 1934 and 1942, under the tutelage of Lloyd Lemoine, an unconventional outdoorsman that let them

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Former student Erwin Duncan and branch supervisor Donna Bowen settle into some original school desks, two of many signs that the Vernon library branch was once the village’s one-room schoolhouse. The branch will celebrate 40 years in the schoolhouse on June 2. 2011 and 2012 the building got an accessible entranceway and ramp. Apart from structural changes, the library has also changed in terms of what it offers residents. Since amalgamation into the City of Ottawa in 2001, the branch has gained access to over two million items in the city’s collection. With grow-

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In fact, the Guide Dogs training centre in Manotick brings clients from across the country to live at the centre for four weeks while they train with their guide dog before taking it home. The training centre will be open to the public between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Visitors can enjoy tours of the training centre and the kennel buildings, as well as guide dog and assistance dog demonstrations throughout the day. Although the event is free, donations are accepted and visitors are welcome to check out the many souvenirs in the gift shop. Doucette said visitors

co-ordinator Steven Doucette. “They’ll get to meet EMC news – The Casome puppies in our fosternadian Guide Dogs for the ing program, working dogs, Blind is offering dog-lovers dogs in training.� across the city a chance to Doucette said visitors meet some of the most loyal will also get a few lessons in dogs in the country. “guide dog etiquette� – like The guide dog charity when you see a guide dog in has its national headquarharness, don’t pet it. ters and training centre in He said the point of Manotick, and that centre the open house is to raise will host an open house as awareness about the orgapart of Doors Open Ottawa nization, and to bust some on Saturday, June 2. myths about where and how Families can visit puppies guide dogs are trained. in training andDare see working To Compare “It’s a common miscondogs in action. on 100’s of Rolls ception that the CNIB (for“It’s a chance to meet a Saxonies, Graphics, Berbers, merly the Canadian Nationlot of dogs, which everyTextures, Commercial al Institute for the Blind) body loves, but especially trains them,� kids,� said special events EE Doucette said. FR UNDERPAD emma.jackson@metroland.com

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EMC news - The Greely Community Association is inviting residents to improve the safety of their neighbourhood during a three-part safety audit of the village. On May 29, May 31 and June 5 the Women’s Initiatives for Safer Environments (WISE) will lead residents through pre-determined areas where lighting, poor infrastructure, traffic or other hazards pose a potential threat to residents. The reports from the walk-abouts will then be sent to the City of Ottawa with recommendations and solutions. In March, the association called for submissions of unsafe areas in Greely. The responses have been divided into three geographic areas, to be covered in an evening between 7 and 8:30 p.m. Association member Tamatha Trenholm said she welcomes all residents to take part in the audits. “The key thing for residents to contribute is their own concerns, to point out areas that have been a concern for safety, to talk about any stories that have related to that, and really express why they think certain areas need improvement,� she said. “That information will be added to the audit and it will point out areas where (the auditor) will take a closer look.� On Tuesday, May 29, WISE director Elsy David will lead residents through parts of Greely West for the first audit. Participants will meet at Greely West Park and then travel to the multi-use pathway crossing at Mitch Owens Road to discuss a possible signalized crossing.

Then the group will visit the intersection of Mitch Owens and Manotick Station Road to discuss traffic signals, and then visit Stanley Park and the pathway between Stanley Park and Lakeland Estates to talk about lighting. At the second audit on Thursday, May 31, participants will explore Greely’s village centre beginning at Greely Elementary School at 7 p.m. to discuss unsafe parking. From there they will look at Meadow Drive between Bank Street and Parkway Road, particularly the need for a sidewalk and solutions to high traffic volumes from the grocery store.

The key thing for residents to contribute is their own concerns, to point out areas that have been a concern for safety. TAMATHA TRENHOLM

The group will also explore lighting concerns on a walkway between Keswick and Meadow drives. The third audit on Tuesday, June 5 will begin at the Greely Community Centre and will explore lighting concerns at Andy Shields park and along pathways connecting to Shadow Ridge. Lighting will also be discussed for the pathway between Shadowridge Drive and Bush Drive, and on Donwell Drive. Trenholm said community input will be sought about solutions before they are put forward to the city. For more information email president@ greelycommunity.org.

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The Old Ottawa East Community Association will support a memorial for mental health issues at the site where Nadia Kajouji’s body was found in 2008.

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EMC news - A contentious proposal to create a mentalhealth memorial on the site where Nadia Kajouji’s body was discovered along the Rideau River garnered the support of the Old Ottawa East Community Association at a meeting on May 7. The proposal to mark the spot at Clegg’s Landing where the body of the 18year-old Carleton University student was found on April 20, 2008 after she took her own life was met with some opposition at an initial meeting on March 13. Kajouji’s well-publicized disappearance was followed by the discovery she had taken her own life at the urging of a Minnesota nurse whom she chatted with online. He was found guilty of aiding her suicide last year. The circumstance is an opportunity to create a positive response to a unique situation, said Catherine Pacella, a community association board member who is now leading the memorial initiative. She said that it could be an opportunity to raise awareness and create support for those affected by mental health issues. It was suggested that the

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memorial might gain more community support if it was a simple marker featuring Kajouji’s name and the dates of her birth and death, but some community association members felt that would be a missed opportunity. “For me, the important thing is the recognition of that story,� said board member Stephen Pope. “Initially, it was a strong statement on mental health,� he said, adding that he was becoming less interested in the project as talk strayed from that mission. There was still vocal opposition to the idea before it was approved by the community association’s board on May 7. Jim Strang, a resident of King’s Landing, said he was “very much against� spend-

recognizes mental health issues. The financial contribution was approved in a 5-4 vote on May 7. Jarrett also expressed worry that the spot could become a space sought out by people intent on “copy-cat� suicides. Community association president John Dance said the police department in Aberdeen, Wash. said there have been no suicides at a high-profile memorial to rocker Kurt Cobain, who took his own life. The details of the permanent memorial haven’t been ironed out, but it could take the form of a seating boulder with a plaque or a memorial bench, which could cost between $2,500 and $5,000. The community association would contribute part of the cost. Kajouji’s mother, Deborah Chevalier, didn’t respond to requests for comment before this paper’s deadline. Old Ottawa East resident Claire McMenemy initially proposed the passed the project over to Pacella after her family decided to move away.

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ing public or community association money on any kind of memorial. “If it’s about grieving, that can be done in their own home, church or even under a tree,� Strang said, adding that he would rather see community association funds spent on something “more lively for children.� Board member Ron Rose felt the community association should not spend its money on the memorial, but that individuals interested in such a project could contribute their own funds. Resident Heather Jarrett was also opposed to the idea of a suicide or mentalhealth memorial and said that neighbours have told her “it feels like the flavour of the month.� Instead, Jarrett said she would prefer a rest and contemplation space that is “life affirming.� In the end, the community association’s board did settle on supporting a rest and contemplative area, but one that

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A fitting memorial for our lost sons and daughters

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he taboo against talking about youth suicide is starting to break. After much debate, the Old Ottawa East Community Association has agreed to create a memorial recongnizing mental health issues, in memory of 18-year-old Nadia Kajouji, the Carleton University student who took her own life in April of 2008. The community association agreed to replace a makeshift memorial, created by Nadia’s family, with

something more permanent to offer support to others who struggle with mental health issues that may lead to suicide. The idea sparked much debate among members of the community association. Some worried the site would attract or even encourage suicidal people. Unfortunately out of sight does not necessarily mean out of mind. In the past, far too many of us have remained fearfully quiet in the wake of the

death of one of our sons or daughters. Fears that took many forms, but boiled down to the same argument: if we talk about youth suicide it only serves to encourage others. The cracks in this tired and old argument started to show following the deaths of teens Daron Richardson, 14, in 2010 and Jamie Hubley, 15, in 2011. The parents of Daron and Jamie talked openly about their children’s struggle with mental health issues, a

problem that resonated with people across Canada. More important, it sparked discussion about what has become a national epidemic. One in five children suffer a mental health problem — but only a third of those get the help they need, according to the Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa. Every one of us either know or have come into contact with a child who has mental health issues. This discussion has encouraged positive change.

It has sparked fundraisers and events raising awareness about youth mental health issues across Ottawa this summer, including the city’s Dragon Boat festival in June. The Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa has used money from recent fundraisers and donations to hire four new youth and family counsellors serving at the Western Ottawa Community Resource Centre and schools among Ottawa’s four English and French school boards. On a national level, a

private member’s bill has proposed creating a national suicide prevention strategy. Canada is the only G8 nation without a national suicide prevention strategy. This is an example of how a healthy discussion about a national problem can translate into a prescriptive policy change. These positive changes have become organic memorials to the memories of Nadia, Daron, Jamie — for all our sons and daughters who lost their lives battling mental health issues. A memorial more fitting than any statue or bench we could erect in their memory.

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Rejoicing in little yellow flowers CHARLES GORDON Funny Town

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ittle kids understand dandelions. Look at the pretty flower, they say. Look, Mommy, I picked a pretty flower for you. Grownups with lawns don’t understand dandelions. They have lost the ability to appreciate a pretty yellow flower and they want green grass instead. Grownups don’t understand how to get rid of dandelions, except by using chemicals which are outlawed in most places. So dandelions thrive, which is great for children and not so great for grownups with lawns. Women understand dandelion strategy. They let it be known that there’s a device that picks dandelions without the picker having to stoop. Men love devices and bring one home. Women say they can’t understand how the device works. Men, showing off, say, here, let me do it. Next thing you know, men are using the dandelion device. But the experts, and there are millions of them, take a dim long-run view of the dandelion device and all other cures. They say that no strategy outside of paving the lawn works against dandelions. So here’s a radical idea. Maybe we should just come to terms with them. Let dandelions be dandelions. Rejoice in yellow flowers all over the lawn. Ancient civilizations survived without green lawns and so can we. We just have to get used to it. Croquet will be a problem, for example. Golf courses might disappear, which is too bad, although it would save millions of dollars in green fees and new wedges. True, the issue of mowing the lawn will suddenly become complicated. For a time it will seem nicer: no pushing the lawnmower

around. But then things other than dandelions will pop up and we might want to cut them, but we can’t do so without cutting the dandelions. The risk then is that the dandelions will become overwhelmed by, among other things, grass. Another problem is that dandelion season does not last forever. Modern man being what he is, he will undoubtedly attempt to extend the dandelion season, by artificial means if necessary. There will be new dandelion-stimulating chemicals, demands to ban them and that that old battle beginning again. No one said that dandelions would be a bed of roses. But don’t forget the positives, one of them being the glory of all that yellow, the other being not having to pick all that yellow. In time we might forget grass. Perhaps our museums can preserve some, so that we can remember how it looked and how silly we were to become obsessed by it. Traditionalists, those who believe that we were meant to have lawns by divine plan and that Adam and Eve found the snake in the grass when they were mowing it, will take a dim view of the new pro-dandelion approach. They will do irrational things, such as writing letters to the editor and running for city council. But there are reasons for even them to be encouraged. Because it is always possible that when we want dandelions to grow, they won’t. This follows an age-old principle of gardening, which can be stated as follows: the harder you try to make a particular plant grow, the greater the likelihood of an entirely different plant growing in its place. In other words, it is possible that the best way to get rid of dandelions is by trying to grow them. Dandelions are like that. They know when they are not wanted. They take pride in popping up the morning after the proud male has picked the lawn clean with the dandelion device. Who is to say that they will not do the reverse — a disappearing act at a precisely the moment when we want them to appear? If that theory holds true, we are faced with the grim possibility that the lawn is here to stay, and that will have to mow it again.

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Sharrows will soon be painted across the city to help drivers and cyclists share the road. plan has been made, said city spokesperson Jocelyne Turner. Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Connor is being looked at for cycling facilities as part of the Transportation Demand Management strategy for the Lansdowne Park revitalization, so any cycling plans for that street likely wouldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t happen until 2013 or 2014, Turner said. Along with the new sharrows, the city launched an advertising campaign to raise

awareness about the dangers of â&#x20AC;&#x153;dooring.â&#x20AC;? The city is urging drivers to look behind them before opening their doors and cyclists are reminded to position themselves one metre away from parked cars. Ottawa resident Danielle Nacu, 33, lost her life on Oct. 11, 2011 when the driver of a parked car on Queen Street opened the car door and knocked Nacu into the path of an oncoming vehicle.

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• Extreme Youth Adventure Camp is offered in partnership with our Rural West Youth Connexion staff. Youth ages 11 to 18 are invited to experience new adventures at Calypso Water Park, horseback riding, archery, zip lining, laser tag and paintball. Register for one day or all five days. Bus pickup is in Stittsville, Carp and Kinburn. This camp is offered July 16 to 20 or August 13 to 17.

A sample of summer camps in your neighbourhood includes: • No Fixed Address! is for campers, ages 7 to 12, who like to be on the move and want to explore new and different locations in the Ottawa area. Each day is a new destination! Camp runs July 3 to 6, from 9a.m. to 4p.m. This camp is offered out of Richmond, Corkery, Stittsville, and Carp. • Olympic Gold Athletic Camp encourages young athletes, ages 6 to 12, to develop athletic skills in a variety of sports in a non-competitive environment. Campers are kept active while developing a positive attitude towards physical fitness. This camp is offered July 23 to 27 in Stittsville and Carp and July 30 to August 3 in Richmond. Camp runs Monday to Friday from 9a.m. to 4p.m. • Where else can your child dress up as a Super Hero, enjoy a city wading pool or park AND visit Midway Fun Park? Every week is different at the Just In-Credible Kids Camp.

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EMC news – Money, crime and hockey will come together this weekend for an interactive murder mystery dinner in support of Waupoos Farm. Guests can travel back in time to interact with a group of 1940s actors preparing to take a radio play, ‘Dial NHL for Murder,’ out of studio for the first time. In the show within the show, a Texas tycoon has just bought an NHL franchise and holds a fundraiser to introduce his new Russian hockey star. Of course, drama ensues when someone dies and the police must come in to investigate – and nothing goes smoothly. “Everything goes wrong,” laughed Peter Dillon, president of Big Time Murder Productions, which will stage the interactive dinner theatre at the Visitation Banquet Hall in Greely on Friday, May 25. He said the play is a departure from their usual murder mystery nights. It is still interactive, but instead of participants trying to solve the mystery, the actors will audition guests to play four roles in the play. Of course, the script is full of “comedicallyplaced errors” aimed at making people laugh and putting

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Waupoos Farm relies on community fundraising and donations to offer their rural vacation programming. participants on the spot. The show is not in the production company’s regular rotation, Dillon said, so it should be a change from the past four years they have entertained at the annual Waupoos Farm fundraiser. Waupoos fundraising co-ordinator Laura Kelly said they hope to make about $5,000 between the ticket sales and a silent auction. Max Keeping will emcee the event, and will likely auction several choice items live, Kelly said. “We’ll pick out a few items for him to do that with because it’s a lot of fun and he does such a good job,” she said. Tickets are $70 and include

a fully catered dinner at the new banquet hall beside the Our Lady of the Visitation church on Bank Street, just north of Mitch Owens Road. The festivities begin at 6:30 p.m. Waupoos Farm is a Christian organization on Rideau Road that welcomes low-income families to enjoy a vacation at the farm. Aimed at families that don’t have access to safe green space in the city, the kids can enjoy the abundant green space and activities while parents can have a much-needed break. For more information about the farm or the event visit www.waupoos.com.


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EMC news – Nyoman Sumerta doesn’t like to sit around doing nothing. The 38-year-old Hunt Club resident moved to Canada from the small Indonesian island of Bali six years ago. As a newcomer in the country, Sumerta has struggled to find a job, without luck – but he now says that is no longer a problem.

“Everywhere I go, I make sure I take my carving tools with me. At least they make busy and with them I can make money,” said Sumerta. Raised in an artistic woodcarving community in the centre of Bali Island, at age 11 Sumerta learned how to carve and design. “It is part of our tradition and we learn it from our elders,” he said. Now, he has turned his

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When Dan arrives at his uncle’s cabin in Falcon Lake, he heads into the woods to find the spot where his mother died of strange burns. But instead of finding answers, he discovers the energy mass that killed his mother. It starts chasing him and his love interest, Cheyna, and the pair must descend into the uranium mine to escape it. This is where “terrifying events unfold,” according to Windle, who didn’t want to spoil the ending. The Diefenbunker’s electrical room, where the genera-

tors, air ventilation, water intake tunnels and other necessary infrastructure still exist, posed as the abandoned lab. The climax of the movie was shot there over the course of two weekends in May. Other scenes were shot in a wooded area in Ottawa and at a cabin on Bobs Lake west of Perth. He said the film should be ready for release in July, at which point he hopes to have a Canadian distribution contract for DVD or even limited theatrical release. In October he will travel

to California to secure US licensing as well. As he still works full time with his IT company, he said he aspires to make one feature film each summer. Next year’s project is already in the works about a recovered alcoholic living on the street, who discovers $2.5 million in abandoned drug money. When he decides to take it his life is significantly affected, Windle said. This year’s sci-fi thriller will likely be shown at the Mayfair when it’s finished, Windle said.

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portance of speaking your feelings, particularly negative ones. Aware of the potential risks, Nel had reached out to the Ottawa Suicide Prevention Coalition for feedback on messaging, storylines and the play’s ending. YouthNet was going to provide resources and a talkback session for the audience after each show. However YouthNet pulled out during the final week of rehearsals because it did not agree with the play’s ending that allows the character to kill herself. “I think ultimately YouthNet was uncomfortable because leaving it as a suicide did not align with their organization’s message that suicide is not an option,” Nel said. She noted that while the ending was tragic, messages of hope were also layered into the play’s conclusion. YouthNet could not be reached for comment before this newspaper’s deadline. Without YouthNet’s support, Nel said cancelling the show was a matter of liability. “The optics of YouthNet pulling out and us disregarding YouthNet’s position would just put us so liable that we couldn’t do that. That’s not what JKT’s all about,” she said. The play was written by Nel and her daughter Sydney Miller, who is in Grade 9. In all three storylines – two of them quite lighthearted - it explores why we choose not

to communicate and the consequences we face when we don’t. Writing the controversial part of the script was a challenge, and Nel said she and her daughter “tried on” about four different endings – some that allowed Amy to die, some that brought her back in a spiritual form and another that used an “It’s a Wonderful Life” format to let her start again. The writers wanted to make sure the message hit home for everyone, and for this reason they purposely left Amy’s background story vague. “We wanted it to be vague enough that her character speaks very honestly to the audience and we wanted people to relate to her, not sort of put her aside because they can say, ‘that’s not my life,’” she said. Nel said the actors, who range in age from 14 to 16, were extremely disappointed to hear of the cancellation, particularly so close to curtain call. However Nel said they will hold a private function to perform the play for parents and close friends. “I have never been so proud of the kids and what they’ve pulled off. We need to show it,” she said. She added that parents in particular need to see first hand what the risks were and understand why the show was ultimately pulled. Tickets will be completely refunded. For more information visit www.justkiddintheatre.com.

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EMC news – The length of the Rideau Canal season will remain unchanged for 2012. Environment Minister Peter Kent, who is responsible for Parks Canada, announced just as the canal was opening on Friday, May 18 that the world heritage site will stay open for its entire regular season until October 10.

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In April, a Parks Canada memo outlined the need for cuts to season length, operating hours and staffing to make up for a $29.2 million budget cut. It was unclear at the time when or how those changes would take affect. Kent’s announcement is not permanent, and he said the canal season will still be altered in 2013.

He said Parks Canada will “work closely” with local stakeholders to minimize impact. Communities along the corridor have expressed dismay at the cuts, because their tourism industries depend on the canal. Nepean-Carleton MP Pierre Poilievre said in a statement he was happy with Kent’s announcement.

“I am pleased that the communities in my riding will now have the opportunity to consult with Parks Canada before any changes are made,” he said. Parks Canada spokesperson Carol Sheedy said in April that while services have remained the same, boater traffic has decreased by a third in the past 25 years.

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Hyland Seeds- Corn, soyabeans, forage seed, white beans and cereals. Overseeding available. Phone Greg Knops, (613)658-3358, (613)340-1045, cell.

BUSINESS SERVICES European- Pro Painters. Free estimates fully insured, exteriors & interiors, residential & commercial, restoration work over 75 years experience. Contact Steven (613)761-2386. All work Guaranteed for 2 Years smohrpainting@gmail.com

Disability Products. Buy and Sell stair lifts, scooters, bath lifts, patient lifts, hospital beds, etc. Call Silver Cross Ottawa (613)231-3549.

FOR RENT 2 bedroom apt. Country living- Osgoode. 4 appliances and utilities included. Suitable for 1 person. No-smoking, no animals. References needed. $825/mth. Available June 1 or 15. 613-826-2262.

Firewood- Cut, split and delivered or picked up. Dry seasoned hardwood or softwood from $50/face cord. Phone Greg Knops (613)658-3358, cell (613)340-1045.

STORAGE Storage, Lime Bank and River Road area. 12x20 and 10x20, various smaller sizes available. (613)521-1245.

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RN positions available at Wellington House, a 60-bed LTC facility in Prescott: -temp full time 8 hr evenings. -perm. part time 8 hr days, eves, night shifts. Salary as per ONA collective agreement. Please forward resume to: DOC, Wellington House. Fax: (613)925-5425. SUMMER JOBS Shouldice Berry Farms is looking for bright energetic people who enjoy the outdoors for summer employment at our strawberry farm and kioskâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s in the city and some rural towns. (No Picking Required) apply online at shouldicefarm.com

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The WagJag.com brand, a leading Canadian online daily deal destination, offers amazing deals on restaurants, spas, fashion, activities, and events on behalf of a growing number of retailers in Canada. We deliver great offers by assembling a group of "WagJaggers" with combined purchasing power.

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ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: Do you want to stop drinking? There are no dues or fees for A.A. Membership. The only requirement is a desire to stop drinking. Phone 613-258-3881 or 613-826-1980.

White Cedars Tourist Park Waterfront Cottages for rent And Large Fully Serviced Lots 30 amp, water, and sewer Small Private RV Park Great fishing, swimming and Activities, Viewing by Appointment Only. 613-649-2255 www.whitecedars.com

PETS Dog Obedience Classes Certified Trainer. Saturdays 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. starting June 2 for 6 weeks $100.00 inc HST at Summit Training Center. [15 min from the Mews] Limited enrolment. Contact dlhunter@rogers.com, or (613)491-1230 evenings & weekends www.hunterbraetraining. com for more info.

WANTED Wanted- red bricks. Used and preferably old. 613-264-8380.

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Almost 2 acres with stream running through, village of Harlem. $500 down with owner financing. 613-326-0599.

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Kemptville Waterfront, 75â&#x20AC;&#x2122;x124â&#x20AC;&#x2122; town lot, 4 bedroom brick house, permanent 75â&#x20AC;&#x2122; dockage, navigatable from the Rideau, dream home, $399,900. (613)258-2481 rainacr@sympatico.ca

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forming them that city staff and the contractor, Louis W. Bray Construction Ltd., agreed that the “most expedient solution” would be to tear down the existing main tower, which is a curved, A-frame support with a circle cut out to echo the city’s logo. McRae said the bridge delays have denied residents a piece of infrastructure that they should be using now. “It represents lack of a safe passage into a very busy tran-

Association president John Sankey said the association has been left guessing about the progress of the project since the city first announced the demolition. However, Coun. McRae said the city has been transparent about the contractor’s deficiencies with the bridge. “To that extent I issued a letter that was mailed to 13,848 residents in our community with an update,” said McRae. The bridge was supposed to be open for pedestrians and cy-

sit hub, into a recreational area for walking and cycling and also denies people access to the shopping area,” said McRae. Though the city has not yet released an updated completion date for the project, McRae said the preliminary schedule presented by the contractor anticipates that rebuilding of the new main tower to its current stage will begin towards the end of May and take approximately 12 weeks. The Hunt Club Community

clists to travel from Cahill Drive West and the South Keys plaza last fall, with final landscaping touches planned for this spring. City spokeswoman Jocelyne Turner said the city would be providing timelines of the project once the demolition is complete. “At this time we are still waiting for final timelines from the contractor,” said Turner. Sankey said his community was upset by the delay of the project, but at the same time re-

lieved because the concrete was far too badly damaged. “We are very relieved that the company decided that they wouldn’t fight that decision but instead build it properly,” he said. When finished, the approximately $5 million bridge will be a state-of-the-art piece of architecture, designed in part to provide a ‘wow factor’ for visitors entering the city from the Ottawa International Airport.

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MARY COOK Mary Cook’s Memories was little money for such frivolity. One of my dolls was not one you could cuddle. First of all, I was frightened she might break. You see, her arms, legs and face were made of china. Aunt Lizzie had brought it all the way from Regina one year, not taking a chance on sending it in the hand-medown box that came regularly filled with cast-offs her sons could no longer wear. This one came with a name already on a little tag pinned to her lacy dress. It wasn’t

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o me, my dolls were real little people. Babies, really. I loved every one of them and made awfully sure I treated each of them equally. All in like favour, as was the saying back then. There weren’t two alike. I had about six, all precious to me. They were all shapes and sizes, with some I could cuddle, as if they were real babies and had to be handled with special care. Although I tried not to show it, one of my most precious dolls was one I got as a surprise one Christmas. I had longed for it after seeing it in the Five and Dime Store in Renfrew, sure I would never have it. But there it was under the tree on that wonderful day back in the 1930s, when there

a name I would have ever picked for such a beautiful doll. She was named Claire, but I thought she was much more suited to be called Margaret. Of course, my love for Princess Margaret Rose had a lot to do with my choice. I could spend hours playing with my dolls. I dressed and undressed them, sat them in the swing, making it into a pretend school room and took on the persona of Miss Crosby, our teacher at the Northcote School. Of course, I was never as strict as was Miss Crosby. Other than the china doll and the one I got as a Christmas surprise, there was nothing exceptional about my other dolls. One or two had the paint almost worn off their faces before I learned you couldn’t wash them with soap and water. But I loved them just as dearly as the others. I went through a real ritual before I went to bed at night. Father, one Christmas, had made me a doll crib. Pale blue. It was big enough

And then I checked each doll to make sure it was in what I thought was a comfortable position. Only then was I ready for bed. Often a miracle happened over the night. While I was asleep in my bed upstairs, I wouldn’t hear it, but when I got up in the morning, I would see that there had been a stirring during the night. I would remember exactly how I had placed the dolls in the little blue crib. But they would have moved. One or two would have changed places. Wasn’t Sally at the foot of the crib the night before? And now she was cuddled at the head, with her face turned to the kitchen wall. I would marvel at the miracle before my eyes. My dolls really were babies after all. Hadn’t this just proved it? It would be many years before I could come close to explaining the miracle that I saw some mornings in the kitchen of that old log house. Was it a real miracle? Was it fantasy? Or was it my beloved sister Audrey, who was always out of bed long before me in the morning, who moved the dolls around so that her little sister would cling to a childhood dream for just a few years longer?

to hold most of my dolls, except the china one because I couldn’t take a chance on her being broken through the night from the thrashing about of one of her crib mates. Yes, I was sure, they breathed, turned in the crib and like me and my sister, pushed and shoved to get a share of the bed. So this doll slept on a little padded quilt Mother made. It was on the floor beside the crib and well away from the path of anyone who might be making a trip through the kitchen during the night. At bedtime, before I climbed the stairs to the big hall which served as a bedroom for Audrey and me, I gathered my dolls around me and crouched on the floor beside the little blue crib. I sang a song to the dolls. Then, just like Mother did before we climbed into our beds upstairs, I closed my eyes and said a soft prayer under my breath that they would be safe during the night. I placed them on the flannelette mattress Mother had made, which matched the nightgown I myself wore to bed. I made sure they were on their backs, the china doll on the mat at the foot of the crib and then I covered them gently with the little blanket Mother had also made out a flannelette remnant.

Council size, boroughs on agenda Staff

EMC news – Reducing the number of city wards and creating a borough system will likely be on city council’s agenda later this year. Addressing his one outstanding campaign promise during an online live chat hosted by Metroland reporter Laura Mueller on May 17, Watson said he would like to see the size of council reduced before the next municipal election in 2014. “For our city, compared to almost every other Canadian city, we have a higher number of elected officials. I would like to see tat [sic] reduced in time for the next election,” Watson wrote in the live chat that appears monthly on his website, jimwatsonottawa.ca. “I made a commitment to bring forward this term of council, and I hope to do that before the end of this year to seek public and council input,” he added. Watson proposed the borough system in August of 2010 during the municipal election campaign, saying it could help reduce the disconnect some Ottawans still feel more than a decade after amalgamation.

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Local events and happenings over the coming weeks — free to non-profit organizations Fax: 613-224-3330, E-mail: patricia.lonergan@metroland.com May 26: Come to Manotick Public School’s 2nd Annual Spring Fair on Saturday, May 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and enjoy things like a Gladiator joust, bouncy castle, petting zoo, pony rides, carnival games, silent auctions, presentations and much, much more! May 26: St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Kars will host a plant, rummage and bake sale in the church hall, 6810 Rideau Valley S. from 8 a.m. until 12 noon. May 26: Indoor garage sale. Rain or shine at the Greely Legion Branch 627, 8021 Mitch Owens Road, Gloucester.  8 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Vendors wanted - must preregister. Contact Arlene at 613-822-1709 or Linda at 613-821-4149. May 26: From 9 a.m. to noon, come to Watson’s Mill for the annual Spring Plant Sale, hosted by the Manotick Horticultural Society. For those who have generously

supported this initiative in the past, you are well aware of the quantity, quality and variety of perennial plants available for sale.  These garden beauties are fool-proof, healthy, and affordable. Plan to arrive early and bring a box!  While you’re there, pick up a loaf of freshly baked bread, featuring Watson’s Mill’s stone-milled whole-wheat flour.  Come by early though—they go fast! May 26: Greely Gardeners Group Annual Spring Plant Sale, Saturday, May 26 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Andrew Shields Park, 1455 Old Prescott Road, Greely. Open to the general public. The plants for sale have been growing in our members’ gardens for at least a year and are divisions or entire plants raised by our gardeners. Here is your opportunity to purchase the best values in garden perennials in the area.  Prices start at $0.50 and with a few exceptions no plant is priced at more than $5. Expect hostas, primulas, sedums, ornamental grasses, ground covers, plants for

shade and plants for sun and some vegetable seedlings. Come early, most plants are sold before 10:30 a.m. Contact either Gary or Heather at 613-821-7445, or by email at  greelygardeners@gmail.com. May 26: Carleton Golf & Yacht Annual Community Garage Sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. off of Rideau Valley Drive North, 7 kilometres south of Manotick. Join us for our Annual Community Garage Sale. Lots of great stuff including clothing, toys, books, furniture and more! May 26: Kids Craft Day at the Osgoode Township Museum. From 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 26 kids aged six to 12 can create beautiful painted flower pots and plant your very own flower in your finished masterpiece!  Parents are welcome to stay, and children under six years may also participate if accompanied by an adult. The cost for this activity is $5 per child. To register call 613-821-4062. May 27: Raise the Roof

Concert for Watson’s Mill at the Manotick United Church, featuring Les Emmerson. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and concert starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20/person, or $50/family package (two adults and their children under 14 years). Les will take the audience on a trip down memory lane—hirevised version of the history of Rock’n’Roll through song and story. Les will incorporate long time friends Ted Gerow (keyboardist, 5 Man Electrical Band) and Mike Crepin (The Groove Junkies) to enhance the story. Please note: this is alcohol free, family friendly event. Call 613-692-6455 for more details. May 29: Trying to land a job?  The Osgoode Youth Association can help!  Teens aged 15 to 19 can sign up for O-YA’s Job Skills for Teens workshop series, for $5 per person. On Tuesday, May 29 practice your interview skills from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the OYA centre. Our workshop host will help guide you through how to prepare, what to wear, what questions you’re likely to hear and more. To register email o-yacentre@rogers.com or call 613-826-0726. May 30: All business owners, including home based business owners, from the Village of Greely and surrounding areas are invited to attend an organizational meeting for the Greely Business Association, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Greely Community Centre. The Board of Directors will be elected. Please make every effort to support the development of a strong business organization in rural south. June 2: Card Making Day at the Community Christian School, 2681 Glen Street, Metcalfe from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Learn scrapbooking techniques and make five different cards. Free lunch, snacks, and parting gift. Door prizes. All proceeds to Community Christian School. Registration/Information: Jenny 613835-3279, or sj.johnson@ xplornet.ca. June 6: Greely Gardeners Group monthly meeting, Wednesday, June 6th at the Greely Community Centre, 7 p.m. Come learn all about “Culinary Herbs and Their Uses” with guest speakers George and Gerry from The Herb Garden in Almonte. Membership is $10 or $2 for visitors. For information contact Gary at 613-821-7445 or visit www.greelygardeners. ca.  June 9 – 10: “Of Brush and Clay”, an exhibit and sale of Ann Gruchy’s latest paintings and Marie Paquette’s recent clay objects. This fabulous complicity of Brush and Clay will be held at Marie’s studio, 1584 Sobeau Court in Kars, June 9 and 10 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Donations for the Canadian Guide Dogs for Blind will be accepted. To contact Ann or Marie, visit their website at: www.anngruchy. com or www.mariepaquette. blogspot.com. June 16: Volunteer awards presentation, Seniors’ Strawberry Social and community picnic for Osgoode Ward! The annual Osgoode Ward Volunteer Appreciation Awards and the Seniors’ Strawberry Social will both be held on Saturday, June 16 at the Osgoode Community Centre and park.  In case of rain, the event will be held on the rink pad in the arena.  The day begins with a fun-filled morning of outdoor activities followed by a barbecue at noon.  The strawberry social and awards presentations will take place in the afternoon. Nominations for outstanding residents who have contributed so much to our community can be made between now and May 31.  Please include with your nomination a short biography, if possible, and forward to florence.moffatt@ottawa. ca or telephone 613-580-2490.  The categories for nominations include youth volunteer, community volunteer, H.R. McLaughlin Memorial senior award, Kay Johnston Outstanding Community Service award, Special Business Commendation award. June 16: Charity yard sale at All Saints’ Anglican Church, 7103 Parkway Road, Greely. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Proceeds to All Saints’ Anglican Church in Greely.  Sale items all in A-one condition. Enjoy a bake table as well with delicious home-made

desserts. Come and enjoy a home-baked muffin and coffee for $1. Info: Aileen 613821-2326 or Carole 613-8213573 www.parishofmgv.org. Ongoing:

The City of Ottawa’s Rural South Ottawa Recreation is offering a variety of camps for children of all ages this summer. On My Own Adventures in Greely & North Gower, Just Incredible Kids Camp in Greely, North Gower, Manotick, Vernon (August 7 – 10) and Osgoode (August 13 – 17) and Lego - Powered Up in Manotick (July 23 – 27). For more information visit www.ottawa.ca/ruralsouth, email osgooderideaurecreation@ottawa.ca or call 613-580-2424 ext 30235. The Osgoode Township Museum in Vernon is offering community service hours to any high school student interested in helping with the museum’s exciting summer events including our annual Pioneer Day and Strawberry Social taking place on Saturday, July 21, as well as our children’s summer drama camp which will be preparing a production of Peter Pan. If you are interested in any of these fun volunteer opportunities, please call the museum at 613-821-4062 or send us an email at osgoode-museum@ hotmail.com.  Greely’s Canada Day celebration needs volunteers to make the event special for everyone.  If you would like to give back to the Community or are a student who needs volunteer hours, please contact Bruce Brayman at president@greelycommuntiy.org. Old Time Music and Country Dance, first Friday of each month at the Greely Community Centre, 1448 Meadow Drive. 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. $5/person at the door. Yearly memberships available. Free for musicians and singers. Come and have a good time with us. Trinity Bible Church Summer Camps in Osgoode – Upward Soccer Camp & “Sky” VBS, ages 5-11 yrs. Half day and full day programs. Preregistration is necessary. For more info visit www.trinitybiblechurch.ca/vbs or call (613) 826-2444. Guitar Lessons and Teahouse at O-YA. Learn to play the guitar or brush up on your existing guitar skills in a fun group style lesson while enjoying a mug of hot tea and a snack at O-YA. The instructor is Grant McGee. To register download a form from www.o-ya.ca. Space is limited.


LIBRA – Sept 23/Oct 23 Libra, start thinking about curbing your spending. Your finances are in trouble if you don’t make some changes. More is going out than is coming into your accounts.

TAURUS – Apr 21/May 21 Taurus, a good night is in store this week. The night brings rewards you did not expect. Working hard yields more than financial success.

SCORPIO – Oct 24/Nov 22 Scorpio, there’s not much you can do about the current situation. Complaining about things won’t solve anything, so why waste the breath? Better news is on the horizon.

GEMINI – May 22/Jun 21 Trust your instincts, Gemini. Someone who seems like they have your best interests at heart really may have ulterior motives. Heed Capricorn’s sage advice. CANCER – Jun 22/Jul 22 Cancer, you may feel like you’re the only one keeping the ship from sinking. However, this is not the case. Behindthe-scenes work is taking place, too. LEO – Jul 23/Aug 23 Leo, it seems as if drama is always following you. That’s because you tend to be the life of the party or prefer all eyes be on you. Think about being less conspicuous. VIRGO – Aug 24/Sept 22 Virgo, it’s hard to keep friends if you are overly critical of the way they live their lives. Remember, no one is perfect — including you. Keep an open mind.

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TAURUS – Apr 21/May 21

SCORPIO – Oct 24/Nov 22

GEMINI – May 22/Jun 21

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CANCER – Jun 22/Jul 22

CAPRICORN – Dec 22/Jan 20

Taurus, it’s all about your career goals this week. If you run your own company, use this time to scout for new business. If not, it’s time to seek a new position. It’s an exciting time for you, Gemini. You may decide to head to the airport and book a trip somewhere off the beaten path. Otherwise, a series of day trips could be fun.

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Cancer, you have finances on the mind, and with good reason and mostly out of necessity. That is because you’ve had a few expensive purchases that are tallying up.

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ARIES – Mar 21/Apr 20

Aries, you have been working hard and this diligence is starting to pay off. This week you may experience a setback, but keep working hard and you’ll handle it.

Libra, you have built up some momentum on projects that are dear to you, but expect things to slow down a little bit now. You may need a final push of inspiration to finish the goal. Scorpio, if you have been pitching a new creative idea, you will likely get word this week about whether the idea will come to fruition and be successful. Sagittarius, for some reason the smooth course you have been on takes a sharp detour in the next few days. Either you can adjust to the change or be left behind. Capricorn, there are only a few more opportunities to seek a pay increase. Muster the strength to go into a supervisor’s office and make your case known.

LEO – Jul 23/Aug 23

AQUARIUS – Jan 21/Feb 18

VIRGO – Aug 24/Sept 22

PISCES – Feb 19/Mar 20

Leo, this is an enjoyable time because you are being pushed along by dreams and inspiration, opening up a score of possibilities to keep you busy and happy. Virgo, responsibilities and hard work have dominated your days, leaving little time for moments of pleasure. Things will even out soon enough.

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Aquarius, if there is an important person you need to see or talk to, now is the time to do so. Don’t wait any longer because it will relate to some future activities. Pisces, a shift of the stars brings about remarkable change in your personal life. Positivity reigns for a few weeks.

This weeks puzzle answers in next weeks issue

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43. Afresh 46. A bank employee 47. Runs away to marry 48. Voltaic (linguistic) 50. Expect or anticipate 52. Employee stock ownership plan 53. Any loose flowing garment 54. Roy Rogers’ wife 55. Founder of Babism 56. Decorate a cake with frosting 57. Supplement with difficulty 60. Hall of Famer ___ Ripken 61. Health Maintenance Org.

13. ___ Lanka 21. Once around a track 22. Grains for flour and whiskey 25. Extreme confusion and disorder 26. “Mr. Moto” actor Peter 27. Elaborate opera solos 28. Circular ceiling vaults 29. Tears 30. Woolly indris genus 31. Spiritual teachers 32. Eliminate from the body 34. Pabir 37. Parts of a TV series 40. Dolmen

mollusk 65. Brews 66. Companion animals 67. Helicopter (inf.) CLUES DOWN 1. Humbug 2. Dentist’s group 3. Vomit 4. 25th state 5. Royal domains 6. Hollyhocks genus 7. Observed 8. 1/100 serbian dinar 9. Manual computing devices 10. Skin eruptions 11. Basics 12. Spoken in the Dali region of Yunnan

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ARIES - Mar 21/Apr 20 Patience is a virtue, Aries. The best will be in store for you later in the week. There’s not much chance for adventure Monday or Tuesday, but things pick up on Wednesday.

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<Last 4 years in spring I had allergy attacks with runny nose, sore throat and headaches. Just 2 capsules Bell Allergy Relief #24 brought relief. Belinda Wilfong, 41, Hillsboro, MO < For 20 years my life was miserable with sneezing, watery eyes and sinus pressure yearround on most days. I was amazed. On 3rd day all allergies were gone. It was like magic. Becky Gerber, 25, Dover, OH <Golfing without #24 allergy attacks I tried all the medications and none worked. After taking 1 capsule in the morning I’m completely free of all symptoms. Richard Gamez, 74, San Antonio, TX <God bless you I went from doctor to doctor for years with allergy sinus problems. The medications made me still sicker. After starting Bell Allergy Relief one capsule at night I felt like born again the next morning. Therese Noto, 58, New York, NY. No need to make claims. Bell relays 100% truthful user’s free speech and gives a refund guarantee.

CONTROL BLOOD SUGAR to CONTROL WEIGHT By Dr. Chakib Hammoud, M.H.,PhD.

Long term weight control without controlling blood sugar is destined to fail. This is why we have an epidemic of obesity. How it works: Stops the “roller coaster” of cravings and appetite to eat foods like sugar and starches that cause high blood glucose levels, which then brings on your pancreas to automatically pump insulin into your blood stream. Subsequently the high level of insulin precipitates low levels of blood glucose and cravings for more sugar and starchy carbohydrates (breads, noodles, crackers, cereals, french fries) which you don’t need and therefore it goes into unwanted fat storage and being overweight. Experts now recognize these basic facts.#40 Bell Blood Sugar Imbalance helps to stop this vicious cycle and puts you in control. Dr. Hammond says this natural product works 10 times better because it reprograms our brain and pancreas to release insulin in a controlled manner. Helpful non-fattening eating suggestions in the box. Fibers and exercise like walking are beneficial and help after you control the underlying basic blood sugar imbalance.

#40

< Working in a health food store I heard people saying how well #40 works. I tried it myself. Finally a product that controls my blood sugar much better than what anything else we had in the store. Thank you for helping people around the world. Irene M. Urdialez, 43, Brynton Beach, FL < My medical indicated pre-diabetic. I took #40. When re-tested readings were fine. This helped my metabolism and my weight is down 25 lbs. I am grateful to the health food store people for their advice. Michael O’Brien, 60, Rutherglen, ON < I finally found the right approach to lose weight. I tried for 3 years to lose weight. After starting #40 my blood sugar is stable now. I was able to stop overeating and lost my excess weight. Sara John, 40, Kitchener, ON < I was struggling for 15 years with weight gain in spite of diet and exercise. I was diagnosed as pre-diabetic. I will forever be grateful to the store manager that explained to me to take #40 and read suggestions to avoid fattening foods. I lost 70 lbs. My fasting blood sugar is now 92. My 2 hour post meal glucose level is now 92 as well. My new shape raised my self-esteem and gave me immeasurable peace of mind. Karen Maples, 55, Clarksville, TN <Diabetic eliminated high blood sugar levels with #40. My readings were 140 to 200 and are now 99 to 122 range where I want it to be. Before I bought about 10 different supplement that were more expensive and didn’t work as well. I also lost some weight. A great improvement in my health and daily living. Roger Light, 57, Fort Lauderdale, FL. Skeptics may call anybody. All real people with honest statements.

Other Bell products for relief of the following chronic ailments (All guaranteed):<Bell Shark Cartilage #1 Arthritis pain relief or money refunded.Tens of thousands satisfied users. Phone numbers of users on the Bell website. <Prostate Ezee Flow Tea #4a Stops dribbling & burning <Eroxil #6 for men guaranteed performance like when you were 20.<Migraine & Headache relief in 30 minutes #15 <Stop Snoring & Sleep Apnea #23< Blood Pressure Combo #26 <Supreme Immune Booster Basic Protection All illness #52<Stem Cell Activator #63 <Curcumin Leg & Back pain #67 Bell is helping people everywhere. AVAILABLE HERE:<OTTAWA: Bayshore Pharmacy Ltd. 3029 Carling Ave.; Blossom Park Pharmacy 2928 Bank St.; Great Mountain Ginseng Hunt Club Place, 224 Hunt Club Rd.; Kardish Health Food Centre 2515 Bank St.; Kardish Health Food Centre 841 Bank St.; Kardish Health Food Centre 1309 Carling Ave.; Market Organics 126 York St.; Mother Earth Natural Health 747 Richmond Rd.; Natural Food Pantry 205 Richmond St..; Natural Food Pantry Billings Bridge Mall, 2277 Riverside Dr.; Nature's Care Health Products 1500 Bank St.; Nature's Care Health Products 202 Bank St.; Nature's Care Health Products 64 Beechwood Ave.; Nutrition House Carlingwood Mall, 2121 Carling Ave.; Nutrition House Billings Bridge Plaza, 2277 Riverside Dr. E.; Nutrition House Rideau Centre, 50 Rideau St.; Nutrition House St. Laurent Shopping Ctr, 1200 St. Laurent Blvd.; Rainbow Natural Foods Britannia Plaza, 1487 Richmond Rd.; Total Health River Gate Plaza, 3625 Rivergate Way<ALMONTE: Almonte Natural Foods 12 Mill St.<BROCKVILLE: Health & Harmony 1275 Kensington; New Horizons Towne Centre Plaza, 163 Ormond St.<CARLETON PLACE: Carleton Place Drug Mart 47 Lansdowne Ave.; The Granary Bulk & Natural Food Store 107 Bridge St. <CHESTERVILLE: Seaway Valley Pharmacy Chesterville 21 Main St. <CORNWALL: Cornwall Medical Pharmacy 609 Pitt St.; Medical Arts Pharmacy 30 13th Street E.<EMBRUM: Jean Coutu 867 Notre Dame <GATINEAU: Gagné en Santé 224 Rue Bellehumeur; La Boîte à Grains 325 boul. Gréber; La Boite à Grains 581 St-Joseph; Pharmacie Yves Audette (Zellers) 425 boul. StJoseph (Place Cartier); Pharmacie Stéphane Dalpé (Zellers) 920 boul. Maloney O. (Galerie Gatineau); Sol Aliments Naturels 186 rue de la Colline <GLOUCESTER: Nutrition Company Gloucester Ctr, 1980 Oglivie Rd. <HAWKESBURY: L'Ami de la Santé 230 Main Street. E. <KANATA: Granny's Natural Food Emporium Hazeldean Mall; Natural Food Pantry 5537 Hazeldean Rd. <KEMPTVILLE: Nature's Way Select Foods 2676 Hwy43 <KILLALOE: Grandma's Pantry 183 Queen St.<KINGSTON: Green Door Vitamins 201 Wellington St.; Healthy Options 2801 Princess St.; Nutrition House Kingston Centre, C477 1046 Princess St.; Sigrid's Natural Foods Lasalle Park Plaza, 506 Days Rd. Unit I;Tara Natural Foods 81 Princess St. <MANOTICK: Manotick Natural Market 1160 Beaverwood Rd. <MORRISBURG: Seaway Valley Pharmacy 45 Main St. <NAPANEE: Mainstay Herbals 71 John St.; <NEPEAN: Kardish Health Food Centre 1568 Merivale Rd.; Kardish Health Food Centre 3659 Richmond Rd.; Mother Hubbard‘s 250 Greenbank Rd.<ORLEANS: Kardish Health Food Centre 3712 innes Rd.; Nutrition House Place D'Orleans 110 Place D'Orleans Dr. <PEMBROKE: Health Advantage 1107 Pembroke St. E.; Integrated Nutrition 570 Nelson St.. <PERTH: Foodsmiths 106 Wilson St. W. <PETAWAWA: Beyond Nutrition 3468A Petawawa Blvd. <RENFREW: Pura Vida Nutrition Store(formerly Renfrew Nutrition Store) 267 Stewart St. <RICHMOND: Richmond IDA Pharmacy 6179 Perth St. Plaza;<SMITHS FALLS: Global Vitamins 25 Beckwith St. N.; Modern Thymes 11 Russell St. E. <SHAWVILLE QC: Proxim, 174 Vitoria St.; <STITTSVILLE: Stittsville IDA Pharmacy1250 Main St.<VANKLEEK HILL: White Palace-Sears 110 Main St. .E. 28

Manotick EMC - Thursday, May 24, 2012

SALES PERSON: MICHAEL

Cost: $4,894

STRESS & ANXIETY By Dr. C. Hammoud, M.H., Ph.D.

< Recommended for its calming relief from chronic stress, anxiety, chronic fatigue, lack of motivation, inadequate feelings, compulsive disorders, eating disorders.<Helps to restore adrenal balance, mental well being. True evidence (Skeptics can call these people):

< For about 3 years I was stressed out. After starting #66 I’ m fine. I don’t get headaches anymore caused by stress. I’m more effective at work. I’m amazed. It changed my life around. Gerasimos Kallimikos, 25, Astoria, NY < At times was completely non-functional. After taking 2 capsules within 1 hour “the fog had lifted”. I take some daily and had no relapse for 4 months. Maureen Lavallie, 67, Red Deer, AB <No sedatives needed anymore. After taking #66 I felt a calm sense of being not sedated as before but full of energy and able to cope balancing my many jobs, children, household and going to school. Highly recommended! Diane Lovato, 54, Norwalk, CA <I have tried other calming products. for 10 years. Bell #66 is the best. OwenA. Miller, #66 49, Rossiter, PA <Read the Bell website for many more testimonials and other important information. No need to make claims. Bell relays 100% truthful user’s free speech. No money is paid for it. No questions asked guarantee.

Heartburn Reflux

By Dr. Chakib Hammoud, M.H.,PhD.

The USDA now recommends to eat 50% alkaline food (vegetables, legumes, salads, fruit). Health professionals suggest 80% alkaline food. Unfortunately, North American people eat 90% acidic food (meat, pasta, rice, bread, pastries, sweets, junk food). If you cannot change your diet to USDA’s 50% or closer to 80% alkaline food, consider to supplement with a natural health product that helps to increase your pH alkaline level close to a healthy # 7. Ask for Bell Acidic Stomach/Alkaline Balance #39. It’s inexpensive, has no side effects and may eliminate the need for anti-acid pills many people take. As a bonus, an alkaline balanced body prevents many illnesses. See guarantee printed on box.

< Reflux gave me a sore throat and I could not sing in the church choir anymore. After taking Bell #39 I have no more reflux and rejoice in singing again. Helene Giroux, 65, Quebec, QC < Have family history of heartburn. For last 10 years I suffered a lot with acid reflux. I told all #39 family members about #39 being all natural, giving quick relief and having no side effects. Michael Fasheh, 49, Port Ranch, CA< Very happy with acid reflux relief. Last 4 years had increasing reflux despite taking anti-acid products. I am also trying to eat more alkaline food. Grzegorz Smirnow, 43, Mt. Prospect, IL < Suffered with reflux, choking and coughing. After starting Bell #39 I feel great. Amazed about the complete relief. Thanks from the bottom of my heart. Katarina Tusa, 63, North York, ON <Was sleeping sitting up to avoid reflux. I thought I had this health problem for life like my other family members. Bell #39 brought quick relief. Can sleep now normally, have more energy, feel great. Bell products are quite different. Virginia Grant, 67, Markham, ON Hundreds more people on the Bell website.

ARTHRITIS

Pain free in 2 weeks!

This is what happened to me personally. After suffering for years I desperately tried everything, drugs, natural products, physiotherapy, acupuncture, magnets and nothing was of any real help. Finally I had relief in 2 weeks by taking shark cartilage that was specially processed to preserve the natural active ingredients. This is the kind we are now promoting. I realized then that there are over 50 million men and women that are battling the same illness and getting treatments that are not working well, otherwise we would not have this ongoing huge health problem. In the last 10 years we have helped tens of thousands of men and women to have less pain or no pain at all. This is a by-product of the American food industry. No sharks are caught because of their bones/cartilage. Don’t let activists confuse you. Nick A. Jerch, President We have real EVIDENCE that it works. On our web site you find over 100’s of testimonials with full names and towns. All 100% true. Skeptics may call them. Here are some examples:< Doctor suggested knee replacement after all his options failed with drugs and cortisone shots in knee and lower back. I recommend Bell Shark Cartilage to those millions #1 suffering needlessly like I did for 40 years with arthritis in my knees. It's a shame that I was given drugs and injections all these years when a natural medicine could have spared me the endless torture day and night. Pat Laughlin, Coldwater, ON <My hip is 95% pain free. Pain killing drugs mask and Bell Shark Cartilage heals. Rebecca Hite, Oroville, CA<I tried another brand and pain came back. 2 weeks on Bell and pain is gone again. Gert Dupuis, Hanmer, ON<Cancelled knee replacement. I was in pain and limping. Have no more pain now. Can square dance for hours. Anton Melnychuk, Porcupine Plain, SK.<For 32 years I cried barrels of tears. Was in and out of hospitals costing society tens of thousands of dollars. I have taken many thousands of pills that nearly killed me. Finally 3 bottles of Bell Shark Cartilage costing less than $100 stopped a lifetime of suffering without side effects. Eleanor Sauson, Shigawake, QC<Others write: Can walk again for hours…Climb stairs without hanging on to railing…First time in 15 years can sleep at night…Rheumatoid pain in joints down 90%, same for my sister. No need to make claims. Bell relays 100% truthful user’s free speech. No money is paid for it. No questions asked guarantee. In other towns try your local health food stores first. If they don’t have it and don’t want to order it for you, order on our website or call us with Visa or Mastercard. S & H $9.95.

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