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Vandals who trashed the ROC chalet and damaged 14 vehicles on civic centre grounds July 7 will be arrested, York Regional Police told the Advocate yesterday. It’s just a matter of time, police said. Investigators with 3 district headquarters are combing through video surveillance tape and forensic evidence and confirm two individuals were involved. Two male suspects between 17 and 22 are being sought, confirmed Jordan Redshaw, the town’s communications co-ordinator.

What’s your take on this issue? E-mail your opinions to tkibble@yrmg.com or comment on yorkregion.com Early estimates peg the total damages around $100,000, but town officials said insurance adjusters are still conducting an extensive investigation and final numbers will be released once the review has been completed. As first reported by the Advocate at yorkregion.com Monday afternoon, town employees and York Regional Police responded to an alarm at the ROC chalet early Saturday morning and discovered extensive interior See page 5.

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Should local property owners pay $80,000 to dredge the Black River? Councillor Ken Hackenbrook thinks it’s a way to boost tourism and strengthen the local economy and wants the issue to come back to the council table. Mr. Hackenbrook wants council to reconsider the issue of the

town paying to dredge the mouth of the Black River after his request to have it added to the 2012 budget was defeated. In April, Mr. Hackenbrook proposed adding dredging of the Black River to the town’s 2012 budget at a cost of $80,000, but the motion was defeated since CAO Winanne Grant was still in the process of compiling a report examining the need, viability,

jurisdictional and financial implications of such a move. Mr. Hackenbrook hopes to get a seconder in support of his motion at next Monday’s council meeting to, once again, re-open the matter. Frank Sebo is one Sutton homeowner and High Street business owner who hopes the issue is revisited. See page 7.

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Keswick resident Christina Logan grabs a handful of “armour” in the form of dresses she will need when she competes against 79 other contestants in the Miss Teen Canada World pageant July 14 to 21. Twain Jewellery of Newmarket is donating her “bling” for the event. She strikes a relaxed pose before a hectic week of competing July 14 to 21 when the 18-year-old vies for the title of Miss Teen Canada World in Toronto. She will compete with Keswick resident Miranda Kennedy, who we featured in February. Go to link www.yorkregion. com/news/article/ 1290867--keswickbeauty-wins-competition STAFF PHOTOS/HEIDI RIEDNER

Beauties vie to become Queen of Canadian teens BY HEIDI RIEDNER

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wo reigning Georgina princesses will put their best high-heeled foot forward in hopes of becoming queen by claiming Canada’s national teen pageant title. Keswick’s Christina Logan, 18, and Miranda Kennedy, 18, will compete against 80 contestants from across the country at the Miss Teen Canada World pageant in Toronto July 14 to 21. Perhaps sole survivor is a better term. Considering the gruelling week-long schedule and pageant requirements, the reality of today’s pageant world means it takes a lot more than a pretty smile to be the last one standing — albeit crying, usually with a too-big but sparkling crown perched precariously on top of coiffed hair and a blinged out sash proclaiming the new reigning embodiment of beauty, brains and advocacy. Ms Logan, an 18-year-old Huron Heights graduate, is the reigning Miss Teen GTA world, who dazzled judges with her poise, confidence and peaches-and-cream skin at the Sheraton Parkway Hotel Jan. 29 claiming top spot out of a field of 43 girls. Already a self-proclaimed princess and “girly-girl”, the talented 18-year-old has set her sights on being the queen of teens by becoming Canada’s next beauty and goodwill ambassador. “I’m excited and a little nervous, but also proud of being Miss Teen

GTA,” says Ms Logan. “It’s a good title, but I think Miss Teen Canada would sound even better,” she says with a perfect smile, even though she thinks it’s crooked. Blessed with naturally straight ash blond hair, green eyes and the complexion of a porcelain doll, Ms Logan often draws comparisons with Vampire Diaries star, and fellow Canadian, Nina Dobrev. She doesn’t mind the comparison, especially if it comes with Ms Dobrev’s recent accessory of late, fellow Diaries actor Ian Somerhalder, she says with a laugh. But she says contrary to the stereotype, pageants aren’t just about a pretty face and posing. “It’s definitely not as simple as it looks and all the girls have some serious stuff going on,” she says. “They are all smart, worldly, confident girls who can do many things and are very accomplished.” Think ballerinas with blackbelts, as well as top grade point averages and charitable endeavours. Having been a dancer all of her life, the eight cocktail dress, evening gown and swimsuit requirements shouldn’t pose any problems for the aspiring professional dancer, who will go to York University in the fall on a dance scholarship. But it is Ms Logan’s confidence, leadership skills and core values of charitable involvement, personal growth and spirit of competition that she will rely on most. “Being myself and natural is who I am. I will showcase myself to the best of my ability and show everyone my personality.”

Donned in their crowns and sashes, contestants will take in the sights and attractions of Toronto, engage in fundraising and leadership challenges and prepare for the big competition Saturday, July 21 at the Queen Elizabeth Theater at 8 p.m. hosted by Degrassi’s Luke Bilyk.

‘It’s definitely not as simple as it looks and all the girls have some serious stuff going on. They are all smart, worldly, confident girls who can do many things and are very accomplished.’ “These are not your typical beauty queens,” says Michelle Weswaldi, Director of Miss Teen Canada World on the pageant website. “Ninety-five per cent of the contestants have never entered a pageant before.” It was like that for Ms Kennedy, whose Miss Teen York Region title was her first experience in the pageant world, which qualified her for the national competition. Profiled by the Advocate in February, Ms Kennedy is an avid figure skater, singer and dancer who hopes to be a pediatric nurse and speaks about animal rights and cancer awareness as her platforms. Addressing the social respon-

sibility component of the contest, both women were required to fundraise individually for the international children’s charity, Free The Children, through local sponsors in their communities. Each contestant has her own blog as a requirement and is judged on her social media activity, including a daily MTC-W blog, self-produced video shorts featuring a look good feel good segment and one showing their hometown skyline, as well as a TV show pitch showcasing sponsors of the pageant. By checking out their videos and blogs, fellow Georgina residents can not only follow their hometown favourite, but also help their cause by “liking” their respective videos. With only moments to spare in between a fitting and a stop at the animal control centre Tuesday, Ms Kennedy was feeling a bit overwhelmed but excited at the same time. “There is a lot of stuff to do, but I am looking forward to the competition.” Ms Logan also looks forward to next week’s pageant, agreeing it is one of the hardest things she’s done so far, but adding it is also one of the most liberating and rewarding. She especially appreciates the opportunity to draw attention to her platform of bullying, being a former victim of bullying herself. “It changed my whole personality, but I made it through and fortunately it made me a stronger person in the end.” As Ms Logan grabs a handful

of dresses in her closest, complete with a glittering miniature disco ball every self-respecting diva in training should own, her mother Jackie comments on the surreal aspect of the pageant world and jokes her daughter finally has an outlet for her fascination with clothes.

‘I always say I only had one daughter because I got it right the first time. I’ve never met anyone who is as hard working, determined and deserving. I love her.’ “I knew we were charting new territory from the moment I saw a whole bunch of beauty queens on a Hippo double-decker bus”. But her mom tears up when she describes how blessed she feels that her only child is a daughter like Christina. “I can’t say enough how proud I am of how elegantly she carries herself and how eloquently she speaks,” she says. “I always say I only had one daughter because I got it right the first time. I’ve never met anyone who is as hard working, determined and deserving. I love her.” Support Georgina’s one-two punch on the national stage by visiting Ms Logan and Ms Kennedy’s respective links that you will find by visiting yorkregion.com


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damage, including smashed TVs, microwaves and kitchen appliances, said Mr. Redshaw. Two fire extinguishers were also discharged on the site and a hut and control box on the hill were damaged. Fourteen municipally owned vehicles in the nearby civic centre’s back parking lot were also vandalized, rendering them unable to be driven. Tires were slashed, windows smashed and wiper blades and antennas torn off, said Dan Murnaghan, manager of parks and facilities, adding the vehicles were towed to S&B Motors in Keswick. As of yesterday, an estimate for chalet damage and vehicle repairs wouldn’t be known for a few weeks. While he could not confirm if additional security measures to protect public property would be instituted, Mr. Murnaghan said town staff is looking in to safety and alarm protocols at the facilities. Two additional security cameras for the ROC had been approved under this year’s budget, but had not been installed as of Saturday, he added. The ROC was up and running Monday after town employees worked throughout the weekend, said Mr. Redshaw. As part of its continuing investi-

gation, police are examining if Saturday’s vandalism is related to at least four reported incidents of tires being slashed in June. “It is too early to say as the tire incidents seem to be spread all over town and none of them involved break and enters,” said Det. Sgt. Peter Heard. But he did confirm there has been a spike in mischief related incidents and “opportunity thefts” throughout the area. More than 30 thefts from vehicles have been reported for the month of June alone. Most occurred in Keswick in an area bordered by Ravenshoe Road and Boyers Sideroad and from Woodbine Avenue to Lake Simcoe. In most cases, the vehicles were reported to be unlocked and parked in driveways, with items stolen overnight. Money, pocket knives, GPSs, cell phones, laptops and tools were reported stolen. Keswick resident Cathy Clements had her vehicles ransacked in the middle of the night last month. “I found the doors to both our vehicles ajar in the morning,” she said. “The glove box of one vehicle was open and someone had rifled through it, probably looking for cash, cigarettes or GPS units.” While there was no obvious damage to either vehicle and nothing was missing, Ms Clements did report the incident to police.

“I contacted the police, just to let them know it had happened,” she said. If the culprits who went through her vehicles are teenagers, as she suspects, she thinks it would be a good idea for parents to be more vigilant regarding where their teens are going at night and for area residents to be aware of what is happening. “It is a good reminder to people to lock their cars and keep valu-

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Citizens pay price for senseless vandalism at ROC

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hey slashed tires. They smashed windows. They broke into our beautiful new ROC chalet and smashed TVs, kitchen equipment and shot white fire-extinguisher foam all over the place. In their wake, a group of thugs’ senseless tirade cost you and me $100,000 in damages. Every property owner in Georgina was vandalized last Friday night. Every one of us will bear the brunt of this senseless, disrespectful crime against something in which we all own and have a stake in its success. When dim-witted punks destroy public property, they fail to realize — because they’re stupid — that their goonish acts negatively impact everyone, including their own families, and it is all of us who share in the direct and indirect costs to clean up their mess. This latest crime against Georgina residents began in the early hours last Saturday when several suspects illegally entered the Recreation Outdoor Campus chalet at the foot of the toboggan hill and smashed TVs and vandalized its interior. That wasn’t enough. They left there and headed to the nearby staff vehicle parking lot and slashed tires on 14 publicowned trucks, smashed truck windows and tore off windshield wipers. It’s maddening and frustrating that one group of losers would care so little about their own community. It also raises the question of safety. The ROC sits quietly out on Civic Centre Road and anyone can venture onto the site and access equipment that might be dangerous without supervision or training, such as the zip line or rope course. Someone could seriously get hurt using these apparatuses without proper safety equipment and an

accident could cause serious injury. It’s the community that would pay the price for any physical damage, whether an injured person used the facility legally or not. This weekend’s crime is no isolated incident. We’ve had problems in other parks over the past several months, such as the April sexual assault at Bayview Park, the tree cutting and splash pad vandalism at W. J. Watson park and an increase in graffiti across the community. In this latest case of damage against public property, let’s hope someone saw something that might lead to the arrest of these thugs. There is good news. York Regional Police are in possession of high-quality video surveillance equipment. Hopefully, if the police release a video clip and we can post it on our website at yorkregion. com, someone will recognize a face, article of clothing, movement or gesture of one of these idiots that might lead to an arrest. While it shouldn’t be necessary, the town is obviously going to have to consider stepping up security at the ROC and other public facilities. That will mean additional expense for taxpayers, who will be footing the bill for any and all costs incurred to keep out delinquents. Our quiet, rural town is growing as nearly 50,000 people call Georgina home today. Residents have already requested lights in parks to deter illegal behaviour and to give families a sense of security and safety when venturing out after dark; something we should be able to do without feeling threatened. Residents will have to start being more vigilant and reporting suspicious behaviour to police: officers depend on citizens to let them know if trouble could be brewing. It’s a sad day but a reality check for Georgina. Let’s hope justice is swift.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Town taking smoke ban too far Re: Smoke ban takes effect Thanksgiving, June 28. I’m concerned the town is taking the smoking ban too far. I can imagine assaults and or violence coming to Georgina with this and I don’t think this was carefully thought by Mayor Rob Grossi and his disciples when implementing this ban. Just imagine someone lighting up on one of the beaches and another person interfering, thinking he is doing the right thing. I would not want to be a bylaw officer trying to give a ticket to some burly guy, either.

Joe Vanderloo Keswick

If our political representative spent more time doing what he was elected to do — serve his constituents — he shouldn’t need to send out virtually useless flyers that do nothing to enhance his image, although perhaps he thinks they do. All we seem to see of him is standing up in the House of Commons making excuses for his government’s shortfalls, of which there are many. One should not need to publicize oneself with moneywasting flyers that only clutter up the garbage and waste reams of paper.

David C. Lawton Sutton

Thanks to town for use of former school site

I’d like to thank the Town of Georgina parks and recreation department for its generosity to the Friends of Hope Youth Group and the Community Re: Van Loan defends $51K Living Georgina all-inclusive a year on flyers to constituents, sports and recreation group. July 5. The youth group is made

MP’s flyers just clutter, waste paper

up of special needs individuals ages 14 to 24 and the recreation group for 14 and up, of all abilities. The youth group meets once a month for a social dance and the rec group meets twice a month for a night of skills and sports. Nicole Dunphy of Community Living worked with the town and was able to arrange for the group to use the former Sutton Public School. Both programs have been well attended, with our largest recreation night of 31 participants and almost as many volunteers cheering them on. There have been several town recreation facilitators out to help run the program and they have been a wonderful example of energy, participation and fitness for our youth. I’m sure I can speak for all parents and caregivers when I say a heartfelt thank you to the town and, of course, to Ms Dunphy for helping make it possible.

Stacey Davis Keswick


‘It’s just brutal ... depths are inadequate for safe boat passage’ From Page 1

Armed with a petition of 300 signatures, Mr. Sebo made a deputation Feb. 6 asking the town to carry the ball and dredge the river by this summer as a means to promote local tourism and continued economic well being and prosperity. “Dredging along a portion of Mossington’s wharf at the mouth of the Black River is urgently required to restore lake access and navigability,” said Mr. Sebo, speaking on behalf of businesses, homeowners, ratepayers, community associations and boaters. Stating it has been 10 years since the last time the town dredged the Black River, Mr. Sebo added maintenance is now required to ensure safe passage, not only for property owners along the river who pay premium taxes for lake access, but also for the local business and the tourist industry that rely on continued access for tourists. “It’s just brutal,” said Mr. Sebo, who was out in his boat on the river this past weekend and said it was so shallow, you pretty much hit bottom with any kind of wave action. “Depths are inadequate for safe boat passage even on the calmest of days,” he added. “If you try to

get through with a boat when it is rough, you are literally taking your life in your hands. Something very bad will happen if nothing is done to rectify the situation. It is just a matter of time.” The issue of dredging stems as far back as a 2003 staff report outlining similar concerns raised in Mr. Sebo’s February deputation. Town staff had been working on a report for council’s consideration prior to this year’s budget discussions investigating what other watershed communities have done to address similar issues, but dropped the matter when the original motion to add dredging to the budget was defeated back in April. Whether the municipality should pay for work that technically falls under the responsibility and jurisdiction of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans small craft harbours appears to be the major bone of contention. But Mr. Sebo insists a precedent has already been set by the dredging that occurred in 2002 and suggests questions regarding responsibility and sustainability may be addressed through some form of co-operative partnerships between various levels of government to establish a long-term solution.

PHOTO/JOHN SLYKHUIS

Black River at Mossington Bridge along Hedge Road in Jackson’s Point. “It definitely needs to be done. Water levels now are barely up to your kneecaps at the mouth of the river,” Mr. Sebo said, adding how it gets paid for is up to council to decide. Mr. Sebo says if council does

discuss the matter and decide in favour of dredging, there would still be plenty of time to dredge in the fall. But if the matter is dropped for this year, Mr. Sebo says he, and many other business and home-

owners, will continue to press their cause with the town. “I’m not going away and neither are the 300+ people who wrote letters and signed a petition asking the town to dredge the mouth of the Black River.”

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ENVIRONMENT: 300-name petition given to town last February, but majority of council turn down dredging request


Thursday, July 12, 2012, The Georgina Advocate, Page 8

WILDLIFE: Fundraiser tonight at Sutton legion

Georgina to be home to wildlife rehab centre - one of only 12 in Ontario wildlife. We hope to be open soon and provide a much-needed service to our community,” said Pefferlaw resident Gail Lenters, who plans to operate the centre on her Routley Avenue property in Pefferlaw. She says many people have expressed support and are aware of the need of such a facility in Georgina. “We know that Georgina cares and many people have already been wonderfully supportive with their gifts and donations,” she said. “We hope as many people as pos-

BY HEIDI RIEDNER

hriedner@yrmg.com

A new wildlife rehabilitation centre in Pefferlaw would be one of only 12 such facilities in the province and it is looking for community support for its cause. A dinner and night of fun in support of Shades of Hope Wildlife Refuge takes place tonight at the Sutton legion beginning at 6 p.m. “We are a non-profit organization whose mission is to rehabilitate and release injured and orphaned

sible can join us for dinner and a night of fun and support our efforts because a successful event to me is one that is well attended and where everyone has fun and creates a good memory.” Ms Lenters recently passed natural resources ministry exams to be recognized as a certified wildlife custodian. She intends to construct an enclosed 22’ x 35’ area to house small animals, such as raccoons, rabbits, squirrels, possums, turtles and porcupines to nurse them back

Renewable Energy Approval Notice of Draft REA Documents Release First Notice of Second Public Meeting

s. 15(1)(b) & s. 16(5) Ontario Regulation 359/09

to health before being released back to their natural habitat. As per ministry guidelines, the wildlife cared for are not considered pets and any interaction between wildlife and humans, or their domestic animals, is minimized so that animals being cared for do not become tame. The operation “is not intended as a visitor centre or educational facility,” said Velvet Ross, the town’s manager of planning. “It is intended purely as a rehabilitation centre for release back in to the wild.” Ms Lenters expressed concern regarding the hefty fee involved in processing the required zoning amendment application, which amounts to $6,328, when such funds could be utilized to assist in the establishment of the proposed

facility. Council agreed to waive the application fee for an amendment June 18 contingent on site approval from the MNR. “It is a desirable service in the community and I have no problem with it,” said Ward 3 Councillor Dave Szollosy, noting that while many “informal” places exist throughout Georgina, there is no sanctioned centre in the nearby area, with most residents having to travel to Haliburton to drop off sick, injured or orphaned wildlife. A site inspection by the MNR will be conducted in the coming months. The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) will also review the proposal at a cost of $400.

NOTICE OF DRAFT REA DOCUMENTS RELEASE By BeamLight LP

FIRST NOTICE OF SECOND PUBLIC MEETING

To be held by BeamLight LP regarding the BeamLight Solar Power Project BeamLight LP is planning to engage in a renewable energy project which will require the issuance of a renewable energy approval (REA) by the Ministry of the Environment. The proposed site for the project is located at 23621 Park Road and 7113 Snoddon Road at the southeast intersection of Park Road and Frog Street, in the Town of Georgina. The site covers part of lots 7 and 8, Concession 2, Town of Georgina (map below). BeamLight LP has received a contract from the Ontario Power Authority for the sale of electricity generated by photovoltaic solar panels from this project through the Province’s Feed-in-Tariff program. The distribution of this notice and the project itself are subject to the provisions of the Environmental Protection Act (Act) Part V.0.1 and Ontario Regulation 359/09 (Regulation). This notice is being distributed in accordance with Sections 15 and 16 of the Regulation prior to an application being submitted and assessed for completeness by the Ministry of the Environment. Project Description: Pursuant to the Act and Regulation, the facility, in respect of which the project is to be engaged in, is considered to be a Class 3 Solar Facility. If approved, this facility would have a total maximum name plate capacity of 10 MW. The project location is outlined in the map provided. Documents for Public Inspection: Draft copies of the REA documents have been prepared. They are available for public inspection as of June 27, 2012 at the project’s website: www.beamlightsolar.com, the Clerk’s Office at the Town of Georgina (26557 Civic Centre Road Keswick, ON). The following draft reports, making up the REA package, are available:

• Draft Project Description Report • Construction Plan Report • Archaeological Assessments • Cultural Heritage Screening • Cultural Heritage Assessment

• Water Assessment and Water Body Report • Design and Operations Report • Decommissioning Plan Report • Natural Heritage Assessment • Noise Study Report

Meeting Information and Location: A public meeting was held on January 16, 2012, in order to provide information to and to consult with community members, stakeholders, aboriginal communities and government agencies. BeamLight LP is hosting a second public meeting subsequent to releasing the draft REA documents for public review, as required by the Regulation. Copies of the draft documents will be made available at the meeting for viewing.

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Birth of Ladies of the Lake By Emily Armstrong and Lia Foster

FILE PHOTO/JIM PANOU

Renewable Energy Approval First Notice of Draft REA Documents Release First Notice of Second Public Meeting s. 15(1)(b) & s. 16(5) Ontario Regulation 359/09

FIRST NOTICE OF DRAFT REA RELEASE By Canadian Solar

FIRST NOTICE OF SECOND PUBLIC MEETING

To be held by Canadian Solar regarding the GoldLight Solar Power Project

Project Name: GoldLight Project Applicant (Proponent): GoldLight LP Project Location: 7130 Old Homestead Road, Pefferlaw in the Township of Georgina, ON Dated at the Township of Georgina this the 12th of July 2012. GoldLight LP is planning to engage in a renewable energy project which will require the issuance of a renewable energy approval (REA) by the Ministry of the Environment. The proposed location is on a privately owned property (to be leased by GoldLight LP) at 7130 Old Homestead Road in the Township of Georgina, Ontario. The approval is now managed by Canadian Solar Solar Solutions Inc. (“Canadian Solar”) on behalf of the proponent. Canadian Solar, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Canadian Solar Inc., has acquired a majority ownership stake in the project, while SkyPower still maintains a minority ownership stake in this project. Canadian Solar will be managing the remainder of the permitting activities and will be responsible for the construction and operation of the facility. SkyPower and Canadian Solar will continue to work together to obtain the necessary permits and approvals for these projects. No changes are being made to the project as a result of the change in ownership. GoldLight LP has received a contract from the Ontario Power Authority for the sale of electricity generated by photovoltaic solar panels from this project through the Province’s Feed-in-Tariff program. The distribution of this notice and the project itself are subject to the provisions of the Environmental Protection Act (Act) Part V.0.1 and Ontario Regulation 359/09 (Regulation). This notice is being distributed in accordance with Sections 15 and 16 of the Regulation prior to the application being submitted and assessed for completeness by the Ministry of the Environment.

Project Description: Pursuant to the Act and Regulation, the facility, in respect of which the project is to be engaged in, is considered to be a Class 3 Solar Facility. If approved, this facility will have a total maximum name plate capacity of 10 MW. The project location is outlined in the map provided.

Documents for Public Inspection: Draft copies of the REA documents have been prepared. They are available for public inspection on July 18th, 2012 at the project’s website: www.goldlightsolar.com, the Clerk’s Office at the Georgina Civic Centre (26557 Civic Centre Road, RR2, Keswick, Ontario) and the Georgina Public Library Pefferlaw Branch (76 Pete’s Lane, Pefferlaw). The following draft reports, making up the REA package, are available:

• Project Description Report • Construction Plan Report • Design and Operations Report • Decommissioning Plan Report • Noise Study Report

• Natural Heritage Assessment • Water Assessment Report • Archaeological Assessments • Cultural Heritage Screening • Cultural Heritage Assessment

Meeting Information : A public meeting was held on January 16, 2012, in order to provide information to and to consult with community members, stakeholders, aboriginal communities and government agencies. Canadian Solar is hosting a second public information meeting subsequent to releasing the draft REA documents as required by the Regulation. Copies of the draft documents will be made available at the meeting for viewing.

Meeting Location:

DATE: September 17, 2012 • TIME: Between 6pm and 8pm PLACE: Egypt Community Hall 6756 Smith Blvd., Egypt, ON L0E 1N0 Project Contact and Information: To learn more about the project and upcoming public meeting, or to provide comments in writing, please contact: Mark Feenstra Project Manager – Solar Farms Canadian Solar Solutions Inc. - a subsidiary of Canadian Solar Inc. 545 Speedvale Avenue West, Guelph, Ontario N1K 1E6 T: 1 519 837 1881 ext. 2342 • F: 1 519 837 2550 E: Mark.Feenstra@na.canadiansolar.com

The prime movers behind the SPLASH Floating Water Festival are a group called Ladies of the Lake, so we decided to check them out. The Ladies of the Lake, a group of women whose goal is a healthy future for Lake Simcoe where people and nature are partners, was cofounded by Jane Meredith and Annabel Slaight in 2005. The idea for taking action for Lake Simcoe initially came when the co-founders joined a group of people for a paddle through Keswick up the Maskinonge River. When they went under the Woodbine bridge they got stuck on a carpet of thick green weeds. “Thanks to green slime dripping in great gobs from the paddles, the idea of Ladies of the Lake took shape,” says Annabel Slaight while discussing the creation of this renowned movement.

Swim it, drink it, fish it, love it

The women’s first project was to catch people’s attention and they certainly did that with a bold idea – a calendar featuring classy and naked women with Lake Simcoe as the setting. The calendar, dubbed The Naked Truth, was released in 2006 and another was done for 2009. Together they raised more than $450,000 to help the lake. And after this success, many more women joined the cause. “Ladies of the Lake activities are joyous. Ideas fly like crazy with so many women enthused, committed and ready to work,” Annabel Slaight stated. Thanks to the tremendous efforts and dedication of these caring women, many goals have been accomplished but they are still striving to find better ways to involve the community. The largest idea so far is the SPLASH Floating Water Festival, which, itself is part of a larger idea – it is the first step in making Lake Simcoe an internationally recognized centre for water innovation, research and learning. But one step at a time,

FLOATING A

BIG IDEA A nine-week series on this year’s Splash Festival JULY 5:

SPLASH way into volunteering

TODAY: Birth of Ladies of the Lake JuLY 19: World of watersheds

4SPLASH Floating Water Festival Aug. 17 and Aug. 18 at De La Salle Park, Jackson’s Point. Annabel tells us. “If farmers, developers, town councils, federal and provincial governments and neighbours young and old work together as partners with nature, we can all ‘swim it, drink it, fish it, love it.’” This is one in a series of articles by students at Keswick High School leading up to the SPLASH Floating Water Festival celebrating Lake Simcoe and all things water, in leafy, lakeside De La Salle Park, Jackson’s Point. Go to www. splashfestival.ca for information and tickets. See yorkregion.com for more stories on the festival.


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LAWN WATERING RESTRICTIONS TAKE NOTE that lawn watering restrictions are imposed on properties supplied by the Town municipal water system. Your co-operation is requested to ensure a sufficient supply of water is available for domestic, commercial, institutional and fire fighting purposes. Watering is only permitted between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. Properties with an even house or building number may water lawns on even calendar dates. Properties with an odd house or building number may water lawns on odd calendar dates. New sod may be watered on all days for the first 30 days after being placed.

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The Town of Georgina Purchasing Division will receive tenders and/ or proposals as follows: COMMERCIAL FLOORING/VINYL COMPOSITE FLOORING/ STAIR NOSING - GEORGINA ICE PALACE (Approx. 6800 sq/ft) REQUEST FOR QUOTATION OED2012-029 Closing: Friday, July 13, 2012 @ 12:00 noon, local time COMPUTER LAPTOPS Fourteen (14) Office (Lenovo ThinkPad) Laptop Computers And Associated Hardware REQUEST FOR QUOTATION DAS2012-040 Closing: Friday, July 13, 2012 @ 12:00 noon, local time COMPUTER WORKSTATIONS Fifty (50) Office Desktop Computers REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL DAS2012-041 Closing: Friday, July 13, 2012 @ 12:00 noon, local time ARTICULATING COMPACT FOUR WHEEL DRIVE WHEEL LOADER 1.0 Cubic Meter Bucket REQUEST FOR TENDER OED2012-039 Closing: Friday, July 20, 2012 @ 2:00 p.m., local time TWO (2) DIESEL POWERED COMMERCIAL ZERO-TURN RIDING MOWERS REQUEST FOR QUOTATION OED2012-037 Closing: Friday, July 20, 2012 @ 12:00 noon, local time PROFESSIONAL SERVICES WORKSPACE PLANNING & DESIGN GEORGINA PUBLIC LIBRARY – KESWICK BRANCH REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL GPL2012-042 Closing: Friday, July 27, 2012 @ 12:00 noon, local time *For full tender and proposal information, please visit the Town of Georgina website at www.georgina.ca or please contact Brian Jordan, CPPB, AMCT, Purchasing Manager, Telephone: (905) 476-4301 or (705) 437-2210; Fax: (905) 476-8100

NOTICE TO ALL RATEPAYERS OF THE TOWN OF GEORGINA 2012 FINAL TAX BILLING RESIDENTIAL/FARM PROPERTIES The 2012 Final Tax Notices for all Residential/Farm properties in the Town of Georgina were delivered to the Post Office on or about June 20, 2012. The property tax billing is payable in two (2) installments as follows: 1st Installment – Friday, July 27th, 2012 2nd Installment – Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 Property tax bills for Commercial, Industrial and Multi-Residential properties will be issued in early July 2012. Failure to receive a tax notice does not relieve the taxpayer of the responsibility to pay the taxes by the due dates. If you have not received your tax notice, please contact the Tax Office at the Civic Centre prior to the due dates, so that the information may be given to you in order to avoid the imposition of any penalties or interest. The 2012 tax rates were approved by Town Council on May 7, 2012 and are included in the 2012 Tax Billing Information Brochure as well as our website at www.georgina.ca The Town of Georgina offers a monthly pre-authorized tax payment plan option, please contact the Tax Office for further information or printed applications are available on our website at www.georgina.ca. David Reddon Manager of Taxation and Revenue Tax Collector

For additional information for all Town services please visit The Towns’s website at www.georgina.ca

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No, C. Davies, it’s not just you, readers say

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o, it is not just you, C. Davies. I fought with a robin trying to move in this spring and the grackles this year have been really annoying. Besides waking me up early on the weekends, I recently found a big mess of a nest inside my barbecue. So, I am going to war against the birds. If an owl model does not scare them off, feathers will fly.

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I have to agree with C. Davies about the grackles and their over population. They will sit for hours on my birdfeeders and eat until everything is gone. I tried to trick them by only putting silo or round shaped feeders up and they figured out how to get on them, too. I would love to

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Joan Propp took this interesting photograph of bees on her neighbour’s planter. Pest control arrived and called in reenforcements. “That’s when Sigi, a local beekeeper arrived with a cardboard box and feathers. Are you kidding?”, Joan says. The box had a tray of whoney on it to attract bees. “With the long feathers, he shooed the bees into the box and then took them away in back of his car. At the end of the day, Sigi got $150 worth of bees and my neighbour got rid of the honey bees ... a happy ending for all,” Joan says. Send in your Readers Pics to tkibble@yrmg.com

They’re so adorable when they’re having fun. (So are the kids.) At Timbits Soccer, everyone gets into the game. Kids make new friends, and parents have fun cheering them on. Your local Tim Hortons is proud to support over 140 boys and girls playing Timbits Soccer in Georgina.

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New sidewalks and weed harvesting are two major projects slated for summer in Georgina. Changes were made this year to the town’s aquatic weed collection and removal program along the shores of Cook’s Bay since many residents in the Roches Point area were not provided the service last year, according to a staff report. Cost, dropped water levels and access points were three main problems identified why some residents were left out, since they were at the tail end of a service program started in the south end moving its way northward. But shoreline residents from all three areas will be serviced at the same time this year. Georgina Sod and Landscape was awarded the two-year contract, with a third year option, at a cost of $150,000 to carry out simultaneous removal in three zones in a shortened sevenweek program. • Zone A - Young’s Harbour in Keswick,

including the canals of Bruce and Canal streets, as well as shoreline from the canals to Glenwoods Avenue; • Zone B - Elmhurst Beach in Keswick, including shoreline from Glenwoods Avenue to the breakwall on the south side at the mouth of the Maskinonge River; and • Zone C - Windy Shore Park in north Keswick, including shoreline from the Maskinonge River north to Roches Point. Back on dry land, four new sidewalks on Ravenshoe Road, Morton Road, Metro Road and North Street will be built by Trisan Construction Ltd. Just under $380,000 has been allocated for the project, the bulk of which will be paid through gas tax revenue, with $24,000 in repairs being done to existing sidewalks and curbs coming out of the town’s operating budget. New sidewalks will be constructed on Ravenshoe Road from The Queensway South to West Park, Morton Road from The Queensway South to Woodbine Avenue, Metro Road north of Fercroft Drive and by the seniors building on North Street in Sutton.

Sutton Fair Grounds - Fun for or the Whole Whoole Family! Family! Baby Show is fast approaching! Get your entry in before the deadline of July 30, 2012. Entry forms can be found at www.suttonfair.com

Attractions:

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Watermain break reason for Metro Road closure A minor watermain break in the Georgina affect local traffic last night and through this morning’s rush. All lanes were closed on Metro Road North between Lennox Avenue and Sheppard Avenue due to emergency watermain repairs that began last night. The watermain is owned by the town and repairs are ongoing. Motorists were advised to use Woodbine

Avenue as an alternate route. “It’s a big pot hole essentially that’s the size of the entire lane,” said Thomas MacPherson, the region’s program manager of road infrastructure management. Even though the break is minor, this work typically take one to two days to complete, he added. Residents along the closed stretch still have access to their homes to homes, he said, adding Metro Road North isn’t a heavily travelled road. — Tiffany Hsieh

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Flyerland.ca Community

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various mixed media such as oil, acrylic and watercolour. Call 905-722-9587 or visit www. gacag.com for details. ••• Join the Queensville Players at the Peter Gzowski Library in Sutton for a compilation of scenes taken from JULY Shakespeare, including The Taming of the Shrew, Macbeth, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Romeo and Juliet. Who needs a park when you have an air-conditioned library? Shakespeare in the Library runs from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. ••• Put on your dancing shoes and come out to the Belvedere Cookhouse and Saloon in downtown Pefferlaw to see JULY Dave Celia and the Mashmen provide a tasty sampling of what’s in store for you at Eagelwood Folk Festival this summer. They’ll have you on your feet with hard rocking classics and peppy originals. Only $5 cover charge.

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Registration is underway for the Give A Miracle A Chance 2012 charity golf tournament, a four-person scramble with shared cart, taking place Sept. 29 at Harbour View Golf Club in Gilford. Entry fee of $460 covers a team of four players or $120 for individual players. Dinner only costs $35. Registration and lunch at 11:30 a.m. precedes a noon tee-off. Dinner at 5 p.m. is followed by a live auction and awards ceremony at 6 p.m. for prizes, including hole-in-one, longest drive, putting contest and closest to the pin. Contact Lynn Marles at lynn@giveamiracleachance.com or call 877-603-9991, ext. 1. for registration forms and further information. ••• The Georgina Arts Centre & Gallery is one of the charitable recipients of this year’s Magna Hoedown and needs your help to fill its required quota of tickets. Tickets are three for $20. Call 905722-9587. ••• Georgina Arts Centre & Gallery hosts an opening reception for Valerie Kent’s exhibit toAug. 12 An Artist’s Journey from 1 to 3 p.m. in the main gallery. The exhibit runs from July 7 to Aug. 12. There are 33 pieces, including landscapes and florals in

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Sunkist Beach Association hosts its annual community yard and bake sale from 8 a.m. JULY until 2 p.m. and still has space available for interested vendors. In addition to neat items available for a bargain price, visitors can enjoy a pancake

ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH Immaculate Conception

20916 Dalton Rd., Sutton MASSES SAT. 6:00 PM • SUN. 8:30 AM

Our Lady of the Lake

129 Metro Rd. N., Keswick MASSES SAT. 4:00 PM & SUN. 11:00 AM

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905-476-0097

breakfast and barbecue lunch. Take Sunkist Road off of Hwy. 48 in Virginia to the beach. If you’d like to book a vendor table, call Lynn at 705-437-3858. ••• See amazing original paintings, sculptures, photography, pottery, jewellery, woodcraft, native art and

St. Andrews Presbyterian Church Sunday Service 10 am Parking at Sutton Public School

905-722-3544

20858 Dalton Rd., Sutton

Home of the Community Meal Every Tuesday 5 pm

St. Andrews Presbyterian Dalton Road, Sutton

JULY 15th at 12:00 pm Bible Studies/Kid’s Club:

7:00 PM* Wed. Affordable Christian School Inquire now for Fall. *www.georginabaptist.ca or call 905-989-0006 for more info.

the Briars Resort in Jackson’s Point. More than 30 artisans from Burlington to Haliburton, as well as many local Georgina artists, have been selected

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177 Church St. • 905-476-5532 www.keswickunitedchurch.ca Sunday Worship/Sunday School 11:00am Home of the Community Meal every Thursday 4:30 - 6:30 pm

DOVE Christian Fellowship Canada

Sunday Worship 10:30 am Music in the Park - 6:30 pm Jackson’s Point Bandshell

Anglican Parish of Georgina Sunday Services

St. James Church ~ 31 River Street, Sutton Closed for the Season St. George’s Church ~ 408 Hedge Rd., Sibbald Pt. 8:00am Said Eucharist • 10:30am Choral Eucharist Weekday Morning Prayer (Said) 9:30am

45 Atherton Crescent

Sun. 11:00 am Worship/S. School Mon. 10:30 am Prayer Time Thurs. 7:30 pm Bible Study Follow the Yellow Signs

Pastor Bill Dunbar 905-960-2139

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The Congregational Christian Churches of Canada

United Church of Canada KNOX-SUTTON

10 a.m. Sunday Service

Sunday School & Supervised Nursery

Rev. Ted Grady www.ils.net/~knoxwww (905) 722-3742 (Corner of Market St. & Fairpark Lane)

We welcome you warmly.

Belhaven Free Methodist Church A Christian community of faith celebrating the power of God to heal and deliver. It has been our experience that to rely on God wholeheartedly is to live the miracle daily!

Sunday Worship: 10:30 a.m. Junior Church: ages 4-11 yrs. Pastor Michael Gibney 905-476-7692

Located at: 25152 Warden just north of Old Homestead Rd. ‘Not by might nor by power, but by my Spirit,’ says the LORD Almighty. Zech 4:6

Sunday Gathering 10:30 a.m. 85 Osbourne St., Roches Point

Engaging Family Spirituality in Egypt’s Historic Country Church!

Pastor Lynn Ironside

905-476-8875 (messages only)

St. Paul’s Church Keswick

Maple Hill Baptist Church 215 Glenwoods Dr. Keswick

Sunday Worship Service: 10:00 a.m. Nursery Provided

Pastor Chad Houghton

All are Welcome Rev. Susanne McKim | Chaplain Paul Robson

LIVING WATERS CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP

EGYPT CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE

Sunday Services 8:00 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.

905-476-2541 www.parishofgeorgina.org • Church Office (905)722-3726

We welcome you to join us as we worship our Lord in an informal House Church setting.

Anglican Worship Christ Church Roches Point

Sunday Service 12:00 p.m. 11:15 a.m. prayer meeting Tuesday Service 7:00 p.m. All are welcome!

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Harvest Family Community Church

Georgina Gospel Assembly

Pastor Ronald Gosse 905-476-9155

admission, is wheelchair accessible, and open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Visit www.purpleturtlearts.ca for more details.

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For other services please phone for times.

to participate in this year’s juried show. Stroll around the lush meadow, enjoy food prepared by Briars chefs and enter a draw for original artwork during the two-day event. Look for the familiar white tents and be prepared to attend since the show takes place rain or shine. The two-day event is free

Georgina

Keswick United Church

A Warm Welcome Awaits You! Rev. Marg Smith

Georgina Baptist Church

much more during the 11th annual Purple 14, 15 Turtle Art Festival at

Keswick Christian Church A Family Church Est. 1821

Welcome

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life. - John 3:16 Sunday Worship 10:30 am Wednesday Bible Study 7:30 pm Have a Wonderful Summer Pastor Hal Arthurs

905-476-4548 Corner of Woodbine & Old Homestead Rd. www.KeswickChristian.ca Loving God and Others Through Jesus Christ

Sunday Service & Church School 11:00 a.m. Pastor: Rev. John Coulman Church Office: (905) 476-3491 Website: www.rochespointparish.com

6779 Smith Blvd • 905-722-7783 Sunday Morning Church Time 11am Pastors Doug & Jeannie Neufeld

Keswick Presbyterian Church Family Worship Sunday at 10:30am Summer Morning Camps July 23-27 or August 20-24 Kids JK to Grade 4 Limited Enrollment - Register today 23449 Woodbine Ave., Keswick Website: www.kespres.ca

THE “DAWN” CHRISTADELPHIANS BELHAVEN COMMUNITY HALL ~ 25184 Warden Avenue, Belhaven ON

Write for: FREE Bible Correspondence Course and/or Bi-Monthly Magazine: “LIGHT ON A NEW WORLD.” Dawn Christadelphians, P.O. Box 931, Sutton West, Ontario L0E 1R0 Tel: 905-722-5922 • E-mail: info@ontariodawn.com • Website: www.biblenews.org

THE BIBLE PROMISES A WONDERFUL FUTURE “Eye has not seen, nor ear heard, neither has it entered into the heart of man, the things which God has prepared for them that love him”. (1 Corinthians 2:9) The wonderful future promised by God to those who love Him is outlined in His Holy Word – the Bible. This good news is called “the gospel of the Kingdom of God and the things concerning the Name of Jesus Christ”. It concerns your personal salvation – the salvation from eternal death. What a wonderful hope – a time when there will be “no more death”. Millions think they have an immortal soul now, which flicks off to heaven at death, but this is a sad delusion. The wonderful future for mankind God has promised is connected with this earth. The prophets declared: ”For the earth shall be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the Lord, as the waters cover the sea”. (Habakkuk 2:14) Jesus affirmed this in his final message of the Bible: “thou has made us unto our God kings and priests, and we shall reign ON THE EARTH…and behold, I (Jesus) will come suddenly and my reward is with me to give to every man according as his work shall be”. Our wonderful future is also a time ultimately when “God shall wipe away all tears and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow or crying, neither any more pain, for the former things are passed away”. (Revelation 21:4) To learn more about the message of the Bible, please visit our exhibit at the:

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Register now for one of Sail Georgina’s sailing camps for JULY youths age 10 to 14. Students will be working towards their “White Sail I” or “White Sail II” Canadian Yachting Association certification under instructors that are Ontario Sailing Association qualified. Five-day program runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 16 to 20. No before or after camp supervision is provided. $275 fee. Students must be able to swim

and should be comfortable in deep water (life jackets will be provided). To learn more and to register online, visit www.sailgeorgina.ca. ••• Are you looking for a program designed to help you improve JULY the arts of speaking, listening and thinking? Find out how you can reach your goals and better your personal and professional life by being a guest at one of the Simcoe Shores Toastmasters’ local meet-

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ings. The group meets the 1st, 3rd and 5th Wednesday of each month from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Cedarvale Lodge, 121 Morton Ave. in Keswick. Visit www.simcoeshores.ca or e-mail vp-education@simcoeshores.ca.

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A Royal Garden Tea in honour of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee is being hosted by JULY St. George’s Church, Sibbald Point from 2:30 to 5 p.m. at 144 George St. Prizes will

be awarded for the most jubilant tiara or ‘50s hat. Admission fee of $15 includes a tour of the church. Call 905-7223726 for details. — Heidi Riedner

FLYER LIST Today’s Homes Wheels Pizza Hut Sutton Future Freshco Sobeys Water Depot Kazi Sushi Haus M & M Meat Shops Leon’s Furniture Sutton Group 2001 AUDIO Bradford Tim-Br Mart Living Lighting

The Chesterfield Shop Rona Metro FM Windows & Doors Foodland Giant Tiger Home Hardware Food Basics Uptown Furniture M & M Meats Chloe Magazine La-Z-Boy The Bargain Shop 3G Chinese Food

Sport Chek Showcase Listen UP Canada Home Outfitters Bouclair Inc. Lowes IKEA Bathfitter Resorts of Ontario Henry’s Cameras TSC Stores Sears Future Shop Best Buy

The Brick Shoppers Drug Mart Rexall TC Direct XS Cargo Real Canadian Superstore No Frills Fortino’s Your Independent Grocer Canadian Tire The Source Walmart Pharma Plus Zehrs

Check out flyerland.ca. Note: Not all flyers are booked for all areas For more information or to book your flyers call Veronica Annan or Alexis Reinhardt at 905-853-8888

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FIRE FIGHTER RECRUITMENT (2) www.georgina.ca

The Town of Georgina Fire Department is seeking qualified individuals to join our team of Professional Fire Fighters. Individuals with a Grade 12 education and previous municipal fire fighting experience are invited to pick up a Recruitment Information Package from the Human Resources Office of the Georgina Civic Centre between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday. The Recruitment package, which can also be accessed on our web site at www.georgina.ca (Employment Opportunities) outlines the additional prerequisites, the necessary documentation to accompany the application and the stages of the recruitment process. Applications are to be submitted, not later than 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 26, 2012 to: Human Resources Manager, Town of Georgina, 26557 Civic Centre Road, Keswick, ON L4P 3G1 or emailed to hrjobs@georgina.ca The Town of Georgina is an equal opportunity employer. Recognizing that the Town is a diverse community, we encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We thank all applicants and advise that only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. Personal information is collected under the authority of The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the purpose of candidate selection.

This service is funded in part by the Government of Canada.

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Salon & Spa

Salon & Spa

The Country Day School CAREER OPPORTUNITY - MANAGER, HUMAN RESOURCES ________________________________________

www.georgina.ca

The Town of Georgina, a vibrant, urban and rural municipality in the most northerly part of York Region is a growing community with a population of almost 50,000. Georgina boasts the beautiful south shores of Lake Simcoe as one of its greatest attributes and provides small town hospitality yet is within easy commuting distance to downtown Toronto. The Town employs a diverse work force that takes pride in their community and strives to meet or exceed customer expectations. Due to an upcoming retirement the Town of Georgina seeks an experienced professional to lead the corporate human resources functions through an exciting time of growth, opportunity and change. Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, you will be responsible for the development and implementation of human resource programs/policies and services, labour/employee relations, recruitment, compensation and benefits, training and development, legislative compliance and overseeing the Health, Safety and Wellness functions. As the Manager of Human Resources you will provide guidance and support to management staff and employees and support the Chief Administrative Officer in collective bargaining. To apply for this exciting and challenging position the successful candidate will possess a degree/diploma in Human Resources Management, Industrial Relations or related discipline, with a CHRP or similar designation; with significant demonstrated human resource management/labour relations experience at a management level in a unionized public sector environment. You have a thorough working knowledge of applicable employment legislation, labour relations principles and practices and excellent interpersonal skills. Your ability to foster cooperative working relationships with senior officials, union representatives and all levels of staff will build on the positive, harmonious culture at the Town of Georgina. The Town offers a comprehensive benefits package, a supportive work environment and a salary range of $74,520 - $87,671. (2011 rate) Our beautiful, natural surroundings provide the ideal working environment. Qualified applicants are invited to submit a detailed resume, with cover letter, clearly marked "Confidential - File 2012.55 not later than Friday, July 27, 2012 to: Human Resources Manager, Town of Georgina, 26557 Civic Centre Road, Keswick, ON L4P 3G1 E-mail cmarsden@georgina.ca The Town of Georgina is an equal opportunity employer. Recognizing that the Town is a diverse community, we encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Personal information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the purpose of candidate selection. Drivers

Drivers

SITE SUPERINTENDENT Established General Contractor working in the I.C.I. sector seeks a permanent, full-time site superintendent for projects valued up to $5M. The successful candidate will be detail oriented with excellent written & communication skills. A min. of 5 yrs. exp. as a construction site superintendent is essential. Salary and benefit package commensurate with experience. Email resume to: hr@constructionmgt.ca

AUTO SALES / FINANCE POSITION AVAILABLE Position combines selling and financing as one position. Ideal for salesperson looking to advance their career. Finance and sales training provided. Salary and commission to right candidate.

Cleaning/ Janitorial

Cleaning/ Janitorial

Full Time Afternoon Cleaning Position

Experience preferred. Must be bondable and have own transportation Please email resume to: dependable_m@rogers.com or fax 905-898-0509

Commencing Summer 2012

The Head of School invites qualified individuals to apply by July 18, 2012 with resume and cover letter: Mr. John Liggett, Head of School The Country Day School 13415 Dufferin Street, King, ON L7B 1K5 Fax: 905.833.7049 careers@cds.on.ca

Professional

Professional

NMG, a National Marketing Corporation based in Newmarket, Ontario, that operates marketing groups in a variety of industries, is seeking a self-motivated individual to assume the following position:

PAYROLL/ BENEFITS ADMINISTRATOR

Responsibilities: • Understand, explain and apply payroll and benefit policies, principles and legislation • Process accurate and timely bi-weekly payroll and administer benefits for 50+ employees • Build and maintain professional internal and external relationships • Assist with the development of HR policies and maintain information, documents and forms • Prepare payroll journal entries, account reconciliations, budgets, and variance analysis • Maintain Corporate Manual and Employee Handbook on intranet • Fulfill Certified Management Member role of Joint Health and Safety Committee Qualifications: • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and time management skills • 5+ years payroll and benefit administration experience • High level of proficiency in ADP Pay@Work, Word and Excel • Well organized and detail oriented • Preference will be given to members of the Canadian Payroll Association If you are interested in this challenging position, please email your resume including salary expectations to:

EMAIL: dxi@newmarketgroup.com

Salon & Spa

Busy salon requires 3 HAIR STYLISTS To apply please email salonresume @live.ca Sales Opportunities

The Maytag Store

Markham, Vaughan & Newmarket seeks Dynamic Sales Consultants for F/T sales of major home appliances. Retail sales exp. an asset. Email resume to

Technical/Skilled Trades

Technical/Skilled Trades

ELECTRICAL TECHNICIAN Must be experienced in wiring 12V automated equipment, read schematics, assemble wiring harnesses and be able to work independently. Competitive wages and benefits. Fax: 905-476-6744 or email HR@kesmac.com

www.firstchoice.com Welcome...to a world of choice

Health Care/ Medical

DENTAL ASSISTANT

(1yr. maternity)

Newmarket specialty dental practice. Digital radiography exp. an asset. Computer/ reception skills essential. Email: dentalassistant resume@gmail.com

Technical/Skilled Trades

Supreme Collision Centre Group is growing. If you are a reliable individual who is able to excel in a structured team environment, then we welcome you to apply for the following positions: •Estimator •Experienced Collision Technicians •Paint Prepper •Detailer Please e-mail your resume to aantal@supremecollisioncentre.ca or fax to: 905-764-6929.

P/T positions available for onsite clinics at universities & colleges. Send resume to: nurse1336@ gmail.com ALLERGY CLINIC

HAIR STYLISTS

Full time/Part time 135 First Commerce Place, Aurora

Be a part of the fast pace and energetic environment of a SmartStyle salon that thrives on teamwork. You’ll get the chance to work with other talented individuals and use all of your skills and talents, creating the latest styles for a wide variety of clients. SmartStyle also offers you the rewards, educational opportunities and benefits to help you succeed as a top stylist. Call Laura at 905-841-7459 Technical/Skilled Trades

Technical/Skilled Trades

Roof Shinglers & Labourers Experienced, reliable, professionals only. Excellent wages for qualified candidates. Call 905-868-9198 or 289-221-9299 or send resume to mike@universalroofing.ca

Experienced & Licensed AUTO TECH. & LUBE TECH. Call 905-775-3422 or email resume bmidas@bellnet.ca

Office/ Administration

Office/ Administration

2-3 days/ wk & holiday coverage. Fax resume & references to 905-853-2868.

Mature professionals need only apply.

Apply in person: 17335 Yonge St. Newmarket

EXP. CHEFS

for new Hungarian Restaurant in Newmarket. Detailed knowledge of cuisine and bilingual in Hungarian and English a must. Start at $15./ hr. Call Judit at 905-806-4721

Daycare in Newmarket is looking for Kindergarten Teacher or RECE

Please fax resume to:905-853-3788

or email first_steps@ hotmail.com

Req'd Immediately

2 R.E.C.E.

for busy child care in Sutton Send resume to: 905-722-5345 General Help

TOP DOLLAR PAID for SHINGLERS and LABOURERS 905-955-7663

LAW OFFICE RECEPTIONIST Required for busy Newmarket law firm to handle reception, file scanning and assistance with overflow of legal files. Must be presentable and personable, have excellent telephone manner, possess tact and diplomacy, and have a vehicle for office errands. Applicants must have excellent computer skills, including working knowledge of Microsoft Office, and preferably PC Law. A recent graduate of the Law Clerk Program would be an asset. Send resumes to: newmarketlaw@live.ca

Help Wanted

Part Time Experienced Office Assistant Skills required: QuickBooks and Microsoft Office. Independent individual. Newmarket office. Please email resume to: laura@gunnellengineering.com

Help around home and property. P/T as required. South East Aurora Please call 905-727-6166

looking for

P/T Nurse.

in Newmarket ALL POSITIONS

Teaching Opportunities

maytag@rogers.com

RN/ RPN

Technical/Skilled Trades

Build a career starting day one. Markham locations • hourly wage plus commission • excellent benefits package • full and part-time positions • flexible working hours • equipment provided • advanced training program • no clientele required Call Cristina 905-727-6359

CDS offers a positive working environment and a competitive salary. To view the full job description, click here: www.cds.on.ca/careers The Country Day School (JK-12) is a co-educational, universitypreparatory school. To learn more, please visit us at www.cds.on.ca

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Contact D. Baker Bakers Auto Sales, Newmarket Email - info@bakersautosales.ca

NOW HIRING Tom & Jerry's

Part-time Payroll and Human Resources Coordinator An exciting part-time career opportunity exists at CDS for a skilled and detail-oriented individual. You will be responsible for a variety of tasks, including playing a key role in the development, implementation, and review of HR programs, procedures and policies for the School, and administering a non-unionized monthly payroll of 100+ full-time staff on the ADP payroll system. The ideal candidate will have a post-secondary degree in a related field; excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills; strong computer skills: MS Office, Word, Excel; hands-on experience using ADP payroll and benefits programs; and sound knowledge of the Human Rights Code and ESA.

Restaurants/ Hospitality

HANDY PERSON


Office/ Administration

Debco Bag seeking to fill the following position: OFFICE HELP Permanent Part Time 20 hours per week. Relief reception, invoicing, data entry and general office duties. Qualifications: • Computer skills • Proficient in verbal/written English • Able to multi-task, deal well with people, and be relied upon Dufferin/Langstaff area Please email: careers@debcobag.com NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

Sales Opportunities

Sales Opportunities

Sales Opportunities

Sales Opportunities

The Bedroom Shop is looking for EXPERIENCED SALES STAFF. Must have commissioned furniture sales experience. We offer an annual income of $50,000-70,000K that includes company benefits. Employee must be enthusiastic and highly motivated, and have some computer skills. Please call Jeff Reynolds at 905.717.3031

SALES REPRESENTATIVE For Newmarket based freight brokerage Requires perfect English and Computer skills. Salary + Comm. Email resume to: crowland@ShipCanada.ca Dental

We offer:

•Top Selling Import •Includes company vehicle plan •Established dealer

Dave Robitaille: drobitaille@bellnet.ca Fax: 905-898-7955 75 Mulock Dr., P.O. Box 150, Newmarket ON L3Y 4W3

COMMITED TO THE COMMUNITY

Health Care/ Medical

Health Care/ Medical

for York Region Immediate Openings for PSWs in all areas of York Region & Bradford. Flexible hours. Must have vehicle. Group Benefit Plan. PSW Certificate required.

~ Competitive Wages ~ ~ Signing Bonus ~

Fax 905-895-7353 Email: sandi_burdett@wecare.ca Fast-paced optometric clinic requires: • Optician / Optometric Assistant • Fashion Frame Consultant Please drop resume off Monday to Friday 1100 Davis Drive. Suite 1 & 2, Yorkview Optometric Clinic Restaurants/ Hospitality

Restaurants/ Hospitality

The beautifully transformed HOCKLEY VALLEY RESORT is looking for professional staff to join their team in the following permanent positions: • Restaurant Outlets Supervisor • Servers & Bartenders (fine dining) • Hostess/ Host • Tournant Chef • Chef de Partie • Sous Chef • Maintenance Help Interested Candidates submit resume to: thoddinott@hockley.com or fax: 519-942-8033 General Help

General Help

DENTAL ASSISTANT

Must love dentistry and connecting with people. If you are an organized, self-driven leader who wants to fully use your skills and be appreciated come interview with us. Please call Kim at 289-383-1024 or send resume to: healthysmile2011@live.com

NEWMARKET MEAT PACKERS 15452 Warden Ave. Rural Location. Must have car. Wholesale Butcher in Slaughterhouse • Cutting carcasses • Cut & trim & prepare cuts of meat • Kill floor Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, stand for long periods of time - physically demanding. $15.00-$16.00 per hour depending on experience. Nick or Maggie (905)836-7001

General Help

F/T & P/T GENERAL LABOURERS for Sharon Mushroom Farm. Please call (905)473-3953 or apply at: 20744 Kennedy Road in Sharon Career Development

Princess Auto is a Canadian, family owned retailer with 34 stores coast to coast. We specialize in unique hard goods for the farm, shop, and light industrial markets. The Newmarket store has been growing since 2007. We credit our successes to our loyal customers and royal service from our team members. Our cashiers focus on customer service. We are looking for people who have a royal service attitude and enjoy helping others. Duties include serving customers, till operations, invoice filing, daily paperwork, and general store maintenance. Applicants must be able to work a variety of shifts including some evenings and weekends. We believe in promoting within our company creating great opportunities for advancement. Our full time team members enjoy a full benefit package and all team members become eligible for profit sharing after 6 months of employment. The starting wage for these positions is $11.00/hr. We are looking for people who have a positive attitude and who have fun working with others. You may apply in person at Princess Auto 18195 Leslie St, Newmarket Ont. or e-mail your resume to newmarket.admin@princessauto.com or you may fax your resume to (905) 952-2159 Teaching Opportunities

Teaching Opportunities

MAKE A Difference! Get the career training you need to become an Addictions and Community Services Worker at Everest College Call Now! 1-866-424-8742 www.EverestCanHelp.ca Newmarket (In the Tannery Mall) Career services assistance available to graduates. Financial assistance may be available for those who qualify. Day and evening classes available.

General Help

AURORA- 1 bedroom, bright, 2nd floor, water and heat included. Parking, laundry. $775 +hydro. Immediately. No dogs. First, last. 905-478-4486 AURORA- 2 bedroom lower level, fridge, stove, laundry hook-up, $950.+ Available August 1st. 905-836-0962 AURORABEAUTIFUL, bright, spacious 1 bedroom renovated basement, separate entrance, parking, laundry, SatTV, Non-smoker/dogs. $925 inclusive. Must see! Suits couple/ single. Immediate/ August 1. 905-726-8000. AURORA- Bright spacious 1 bedroom basement. All appliances. Shared laundry. Parking. Non-smoking/ pets.. Suits single/ couple. $950 inclusive. Steven (905)505-6967

General Help

Please fax or drop off resume Att: New Car Sales Manager 75 Mulock Drive, Newmarket Fax: 905-898-7955

LINE COOKS and Servers required to fill permanent positions within a busy restaurant/ retail environment located in Aurora. Email resume to: info@chinookrestaurant.ca

Apartments for Rent

General Help

requires: • F/T LOT PERSON Monday - Friday • P/T EVENING LOT PERSON Monday to Thursday &/or Saturday for Sales Department

Restaurants/ Hospitality

COUNTERTOP INSTALLER Helper for Quartz Craft Countertops on Newmarket. Experienced in countertop/ kitchen installation. Clean driving record & able to drive a cube van. Able to lift heavy loads, neat appearance, good with customers & reliable. Starting salary $15/h. Send resume: lorne@quartzcraft.ca

AURORA GROVE- 3 bedroom, 2 bath townhome, walkout bsmt, overlooking conservation. 5 appliances, yard. $1985/mo. inclusive. August 1. Lori 416-433-7424.

NOW HIRING • 1 Full Time Cashier • 1 Part Time Cashier

Candidates should possess: •Automotive sales EXPERIENCE •Drive for success •Strong communication skills •Team spirit If you are looking for a challenging career, please contact us to arrange a confidential interview.

Apartments for Rent AURORA- DOWNTOWN Yonge upper bright 1 bedroom with heat, appliances, non-smoking, no pets, no parking. Immediate. $1050 plus hydro. 416-605-7457

•Bonus incentives •Medical and dental plan •Centrally located

Dental

Fantastic Career Opportunity! Newmarket practice seeking a highly skilled experienced

General Help

Would you like to be treated with respect? Would you like to have an opportunity to earn what you’re worth, and work in a team atmosphere? Come join our successful organization.

Evenings & Weekends Only.

PART TIME SALES & MARKETING SUPPORT We are currently seeking a part time marketing support person for our sales organization. We are a Manufacturers Representative Company selling brand named manufacturers to industrial and construction distributers in the Ontario market. Duties include sales data entry and analysis along with marketing support for new product launches and sales promotions for our principals. The successful candidate must be proficient with computers and contact management and be comfortable talking with customers on the phone. Prior industry and or sales experience would be a definite asset. To start we are looking for some one to work 2 days and or 16 hours per week and it pays $20.00 / hour. Email resume to: jim.irwin@donwin.com

General Help

AUTOMOTIVE SALES REPRESENTATIVES FOR NEW CAR SALES

Personal Support Workers

Sales Opportunities

General Help

WE REQUIRE EXPERIENCED

Fax or email your resume to:

REAL ESTATE LAW CLERK With a minimum of 2 years real estate law experience required for busy Newmarket law firm. Must be able to handle a residential real estate transaction from start to finish with minimum supervision, be proficient in Conveyancer, Teraview, Microsoft Office, and PC Law software. Send resumes to: newmarketlaw@live.ca

General Help

General Help

General Help

JOB FAIR

Tuesday, July 17th. 2012 10am-4pm Location: Canadian Tire 14700 Yonge St., Aurora RENOVATION PROJECT

Hiring Temporary Full-time Positions (with potential to lead to permanent position after project completion) Project start date: July 30, 2012 Project end date: October 29, 2012

Applicants must be able to work for the duration of the project.

BRING RESUME AND PREPARE FOR ON THE SPOT INTERVIEWS For more information please contact the YMCA

at 905-780-9622 ext.361

LOOKING FOR SUB-CONTRACTOR OR CLEANER FOR SUTTON This is a permanent, part time job, 8 to 12 hours a week. Cleaning is done during the day and the evening. Experience is an asset. You are a reliable, efficient and a conscientious person. Please send resume by fax 1-866-539-4250 or by email employment@prmaintenance.com Please indicate reference: CB-SUB-YV/SUT

Work close to Home! Queensville Farm Supplies has Full time opportunity for Multipurpose position. Duties include: Shipping/ receiving, warehousing, customer service, deliveries. Applicants must be able to lift up to 88 lbs. and have a valid driver's license. Apply in person Monday-Friday, 8am-6pm. 1631 Queensville Sideroad

Skating/ Hockey Instructors Required The Town of Georgina has immediate openings for Casual Animal Shelter Workers and Georgina Public Library Students. Please visit employment opportunities at www.georgina.ca for more information. Deadline for applications is July 23, 2012.

High Speed Hockey is growing again and we need one skating instructor and one shooting instructor. Instructors should be outgoing and either have a skating instruction background or have played hockey at a junior, college, or professional level. This is part time work on evenings and/or weekends.

Send resume to: info@highspeedhockey.ca

AURORA- SPACIOUS, 1+ bedroom basement, separate entrance, new carpet. Suit professional. Nonsmoking/ pets. $925. 289-221-6910 AURORA- STUNNING 2 bedroom basement, bright, laundry, A/C, jacuzzi, separate entrance. Near parks, schools, transit, shopping. $950.+ Sept. 1st. 905-751-0558 AURORA TOWERS- 90 Temperance. 1 bedroom. Small building. $1000. inclusive. Parking. August or September 1st. No dogs. 647-321-5930 BRADFORD- BRIGHT 1 bedroom basement, separate entrance, cable, laundry, parking. No dogs. $750. inclusive. August 1st. First/ last. 647-847-3863 BRADFORD- 1 bedroom, bright, spacious, private entrance. C/A, walk-up, 2 parking, non-smoking./ dogs. From $750+ utilities. Immediate 416-751-3368, 905-778-8228 gottarent.com BRADFORD- 3 bedroom upper, inclusive. Sept. 1st. 3 bedroom condo style apt. August 1st. Close to all amenities. Laundry facilities. No pets. 905-775-5813 BRADFORD- BRIGHT 1 bedroom basement, separate entrance, no smoking/ pets. Suits single. First/ last/ references required. $775. inclusive. 905-775-5671 BRADFORDBRIGHT, clean, spacious walk-out basement. 1 bedroom +den. Large kitchen, gas fireplace, c/a, satellite, parking (1). Non-pets/ smoking. First/ last. $825 inclusive. References/ credit check. September 1. 416-571-5780 BRADFORD- CLEAN 3 bedroom, upper, no pets/ smoking. Bright, spacious, backs onto park, Available immediately. $1,150+ 905-716-7755 HOLLAND LANDINGLarge 1 bedroom ground floor, country setting, parking, No pets. References. Immediate. $800.+ heat. 905-251-6846 JACKSON'S POINT- 1 Bedroom bachelor, renovated, new washer, kitchen w/appliances, separate entrance, parking, mature individual non-smoking/ pet. $650.+ $40. 416-574-6047 JACKSON’S POINT/ Sutton, 2 bedroom, new appliances, deck, coin-laundry, well-kept, suits professional/ couple. Lapsized pet friendly, $1099inclusive, Aug 1. 905-251-5483. KESWICK- 2 bedroom apt., 810 sq.ft. second floor, separate entrance, laundry, first/ last. References. $950+ hydro. Immediately. 905-476-3109 KESWICK900SQ.FT. bright 1 bedroom upper, $700 + 1/3 utilities. August 1st. Suits quiet professional. First and last References. (905)989-1260

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General Help

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Apartments for Rent

Apartments for Rent

Shared Accommodations MT. ALBERT- 3600sq.ft. executive house, laundry, A/C, internet, cable, hardwood, non-smoking/ pets; 2 bedrooms, private bathroom, $950. July 1st. 416-707-4038

Parkbridge Lifestyle Communities Inc. ("Parkbridge") is Canada's leading owner, operator and developer of lifestyleoriented residential land lease communities, seasonal recreational resorts and marinas. Since 1998, Parkbridge's portfolio has grown rapidly from two properties to 95 properties. Parkbridge's Flagship Marina, Bayport Yachting Centre located in Midland, the heart of boating paradise currently has an opening for a SERVICE MANAGER Accommodating up to 700 vessels Bayport's Service department generates in excess of $1.8 million dollars in revenue a year. The ideal applicant will be a dynamic, goal oriented, high energy person with a minimum 3 years experience in marine, aerospace, heavy equipment, collision repair, or automotive service management. Compensation package ranges from $75,000- $80,000 including incentive bonuses, use of company vehicle as well as an extensive health and benefit plan. Come join the industry leading team operating one of the largest marine operations in the country! Please apply by either email: careers@parkbridge.ca or fax: (705)429-6089 www.parkbridge.ca

GENERAL LABOURER Full time for General Contractor specializing in Retail Construction. Valid drivers licence and own transportation required. Interested parties please email: raera@sympatico.ca Apartments for Rent KESWICK- LARGE 1 bedroom. Large kitchen/ bathroom, walkout beautiful garden. Laundry. Nonsmoking/ pets. Suits 1. $900. inclusive. Must see! 647-221-9996 KESWICK- LARGE 1 bedroom, parking, available August 1st. $950 inclusive. Call Shannon (289)231-7193 KESWICK-2 BDRM AptMain Floor of House 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, parking, laundry, large lot, inclusive $1,150.00 Per Month 905-989-1607 LESLIE/ GREEN Lane- 2 bedroom basement. Livingroom, dining room, separate entrance. Laundry, 2 parking, A/C, non-smoking/ pets. $1100. 905-967-0425, 289-500-9911 LRG 2 bdrm- A/C, separate entrance, parking, laundry. 5 appl. incl. Must see. $1,100 inc. 905-954-1912 N.E. MOUNT Albert (10 mins.) 2 bedroom, main floor, separate entrance. Laundry, parking. Nonsmoking. Pet friendly. $895. inclusive. References. 905-473-1094 NEWMARKET- 1 bedroom, bright, spacious, private entrance. Parking, non-smoking. Laundry hook-up. From $825+ utilities. Immediate. 905-778-8228, 416-751-3368 NEWMARKETRENOVATED, large 1 bedroom, 1st floor. Close to hospital. Appliances and laundry. $900 inclusive. Available August 1st. 647-242-6046

Apartments for Rent

Apartments for Rent NEWMARKET QUIET, spacious 2 bedroom basement, parking; c/a; separate entrance/ laundry. Non-smoking/ pets. No home business. References, first/last $1,100. 905-898-5152 NEWMARKETYONGE/ Davis- bright, spacious 2+ bedroom basement, private entrance/ laundry/ yard. Appliances. Parking. Non-smoking/ pets. References. Sept. $925+. 905-717-6232

NEWMARKET- 1 bedroom, bright walk-out basement. Livingroom, diningroom, separate entrance, 4 appliances, separate laundry, private backyard, 2 parking. NEWMARKETYONGE/ $875+. (416)721-6001. Mulock, nearly new, bright, 2 bedroom basement, sepNEWMARKET- 2 bedroom arate entrance. No pets. upper, great area, nice Parking. $975. inclusive. 1st. view, private laundry, park- August ing, central a/c. Non-smok- ( 6 4 7 ) 5 0 5 - 1 1 3 1 , ing/ pets. Available August (905)954-0693 1st. $1050+. NEWMARKETYONGE/ (905)233-1186 Savage. 1 bedroom walkout basement, No smokNEWMARKET- LARGE 2 ing, no pets. $850 bedroom, walk/ hospital. inclusive. First/ Last. New kitchen, appliances, Available August 15th. paint, balcony, parking. (289)338-4448 Quiet building. $1150 inclusive. No dogs/ smoking. PEFFERLAW- 2 bedroom, 905-836-6328 with yard, appliances, laundry, no smoking. no NEWMARKETLARGE, pets. 1st/ last/ references. bright 1 bedroom in centu- $1050 inclusive. Available ry home (2 levels). Deck. August 1st. 705-437-1757 No smoking. No pets. QUEENSVILLE- WOOD$750+. 905-898-7705 BINE. 2 bedroom lower. $975 all inclusive. Small NEWMARKET- LEGAL 2 pet welcome. August 1st. bedroom basement Ryis Properties w/brand new countertops 905-727-1102. cabinets +kitchen floor, separate entrance, park- ***STOP RENTING*** ing, appliances, laundry. Why rent when you can $1000 inclusive. Immedi- own? FREE special reately. (905)898-2067 port: How to stop renting/ buy your own home, NEWMARKETMUST visit: see! 2 bedrooms, deck, 3 1sttimehomebuyerinfo.com appliances,shared laundry, BACHELOR, garage, yard. Non-smok- SUTTONing/ pets. Suits profession- ground-level, own enal. $1200+. August 15th. trance/ bathroom/ efficiency kitchen. $700 inclusive. 905-898-0882 Non-smoking/ pets. Suits single professional. July NEWMARKETQUIET 15th. 905-722-5110 building, private balcony new kitchen, 2 bedroom, SUTTON- BRIGHT 2 bednear hospital. Parking, room, $900+ gas, nonlaundry on premises. No smoking/ pets, first/ last, dogs. $1100. references. August 1st. Kim, (905)722-5116 905-953-9683.

YONGE/ MAJOR Mackenzie- room in quiet townhouse. Cable/TMN, internet, parking, transit. Amenities. $540 Inclusive. Suits mature female 416-948-2973 SUTTON- RAVENSHOE/ Hwy 48. Bachelor. Satel- Houses for Rent lite, parking. Non-smoking/ pets. $750 inclusive. Call LOVELY CLEAN, updat(289)231-3539 ed detached. Spacious Unregistered apartments house, large private yard. Quiet neighbourhood, could be unsafe. Ask to see your landlord’s South Keswick, near lake, beaches, shopping, registration certificate. Town of East Gwillimbury. schools, parks, commuter routes. 2 residences YONGE/ MULOCK- new 2 available immediately. 3 bedroom basement apt., bedroom/ 4 bedroom. 1.5 garage. separate entrance, park- baths. Single Isabel, ing, laundry, non-smoking/ $1450.+. pets. Immediate 905-836-1365 availability. $900 inclusive. 647-637-2130 NEWMARKET- 3 bedroom, 2-storey semi with Rental Housing full basement, laundry. Wanted $1350+ utilities. No pets. Available September 1st. 2 BEDROOM home, upper Call after 1pm or lower level. Affordable. (905)715-3105 Pet friendly. Immediately. Call 905-751-5198 NEWMARKET- 3 bedroom house, main floor, bright, Condos for Rent renovated kitchen w/granite. Near hospital. nonNEWMARKETDAVIS/ smoking/ pets. $1400. inAugust 1st Lorne. Immaculate 2 bed- clusive. room, 4 appliances, a/c, 289-221-3370 balcony, underground parking, storage, laundry NEWMARKET- (ALEXANfacilities, gym. $1327. Sep- DER/ Davis) 3 bedroom tember 1st. 905-252-4278 backsplit, 50' lot. $1400+. Parking. New kitchen/ apNEWMARKET- LARGE 2 pliances. Available immebedroom highrise condo diately. First/ last. apartment. Fitness/ party 905-762-2260 room/ transit. $1395+. Tony Mendes, (905)715-4951, Century NEWMARKET- SEMI, 3 21. bedrooms, close to all amenities & transit, NEWMARKETRENO- $1160+ utilities. VATED, immaculate 2 905-830-2915 bedroom. Open concept. Appliances, balcony, parking, storage, gym. Great SOUTH EAST Keswickbuilding. $1350.+ Septem- Quiet, rural, 2 storey, 3 ber 1st. No pets. bedroom, 4 appliances, 1.5 baths. Non-smoking/ pets. (905)727-8308 Available Aug. 1st. $1100+. 905-478-2141 Houses for Rent GORGEOUS WATERFRONT home by Virginia Beach. Laundry, fridge, stove included. 4 bedroom w/boathouse. August 1st. $1950.+ utilities. John, 416-881-2934 JACKSON'S POINT- Resort setting, large, spacious, newly decorated 3.5 bedroom, large deck. 100ft from lake access. Immediate. 416-535-4141. KESWICK- ALL brick, clean, 4 bedroom, steps to beach, gas heat. August 1st. $1395. 905-717-0012

Articles for Sale CARPETS- I have several thousand yards of new stainmaster & 100% nylon carpet. Will do living room & hall for $389.00. Includes: carpet, pad, installation (25 yards). Steve 289-464-6049 www.carpetdeals.ca WOODEN JUNGLE Gym11 feet+ slide, original price $1100 from Mason Place, $200 OBO. 905-476-6775

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705-437-4673 Auctions & Sales

Vehicles Wanted/ Wrecking $300 TO $1000Dead/ Alive. Cars/ trucks/ vans. Fast Free towing. We sell parts. 416-500-5050

Auctions & Sales

TWO DAY AUCTION SALE

Wed. July 18th & Thurs. July 19th @ 6:30pm

POLLARDS AUCTION BARN

2.5 mi. E. of Keswick, 24190 Kennedy Rd. 15 mi. N. of Newmarket, off Woodbine Ave. ( Watch for signs) Surplus Used Medical Equipment from the Town of Georgina Community Health Care Committee

Complete line of household furniture, Antique pcs. collectibles & tools. Check the web site, www.pollardsauctions.com for photos & additions

Vehicles Wanted/ Wrecking

Vehicles Wanted/ Wrecking

#1 CASH FOR CARS $250+ for most cars/ vans/ trucks ~ picked up Any condition. Any time. Fast free towing

905-476-5890 CASH PAID! WANTED DEAD or ALIVE For most cars & trucks picked up. Over weigh scales, call for pricing. BUYER OF ALL METALS & BATTERIES Free Tire Disposal! 705-437-1533 Open Mon-Fri. 9-5 & Saturday 9-4

ANONYKeswick. Sutton,

HANDYMAN AVAILABLE for home repairs/ improvements: inside & outside. roofing, decks, basement renovations. Gord (905)476-7481

Lost & Found

FOUND- SMALL blonde poodle mix dog, approx. 14 years old in the Duclos Point area. Call 705-437-4136

Deaths

BROWN, Amelia Carol Bessie Passed away peacefully at Bradford Valley Long Term Care on Friday, July 6, 2012 in her 85th year. Beloved wife of the late Charles Brown. Loving mother of Thomas & his wife Judy, Stephen & his wife Donna, Wayne & his wife Nancy. Proud grandmother of 8 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. She will be missed by her many brothers and sisters. A memorial service was held in the chapel of the Roadhouse & Rose Funeral Home, 157 Main St., South, Newmarket on Monday, July 9, 2012 at 11 a.m. with an hour of visitation prior. Interment will take place at Newmarket Cemetery on a later date. Memorial donations may be made to Bradford Valley Long Term Care. Online condolences at www.roadhouseandrose.com

BROZYNA, Richard (Dick)

Peacefully passed away, with family at his side at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket on Friday, July 6, 2012. Dick Brozyna of Bradford in his 60th year. Beloved husband of Lydia. Loving dad of Kevin and the late Krista. Dear brother of Halina Brozyna and Krystina Brozyna. Dear uncle of Mark Shcherban. Dear brother-in-law of Leonard Subko. Friends may call at SKWARCHUK FUNERAL HOME, 30 Simcoe Rd., Bradford for a memorial visitation on Saturday, July 14, 2012 from 1-3 p.m. In Dick's memory, donations may be made to Southlake Regional Health Centre Foundation, Newmarket

In Memoriam

In Memoriam

GEORGINA AUTO PARTS

Deaths

Deaths

Personals/ Companions ALCOHOLICS MOUS905-989-0652, 905-722-5246

Deaths

905-722-3112 SUTTON 905-476-5160

Firewood FIREWOOD- SEASONED, cut/ split ins shed. $49.-$69./ face cord. Must go. Farm being sold. 905-476-4479

Firewood

Seasoned Hardwood

INDOOR/ OUTDOOR Storage- Half price! good security. Open 7 days. 905-642-2689

SUTTON- 3 bedroom detached. Very clean. Well maintained. Garage. Mortgages/ Loans Fenced yard. In town. $1200+ utilities. Nonsmokers. Available imme$$MONEY$$ CONSOLIdiately. 905-836-2674 DATE Debts Mortgages to 90% No income, Bad credit OK! Better Option MortRooms for Rent and gage #10969 Wanted 1-800-282-1169 www.mortgageontario.com KESWICK- SOUTH-END, partially furnished room, parking, share kitchen/ bath, male preferred. $450 Handy Person inclusive. Wendy, 905-535-0973

NEWMARKETFURNISHED room. Quiet. Laundry, parking, internet, cable, pool. Suits female student/ mature female. Non-smoker/ pets. $525. mid-July. KESWICK(METRO/ Available Queensway) 2 bedroom, 1 905-251-3239 bath, lots of living space with decent open kitchen, NEWMARKETFURfridge, stove, washer, dyer, NISHED basement room. dishwasher included. Fridge, microwave, toaster Large backyard with fire oven, Yonge/ Davis. pit, 2 sheds, brand new Smoking outside. First, spacious deck. Access to last, references. Prefer private beach just steps 40+ male. $450. away from the lake. 905-853-7091 Available immediately. $1100/mo+ utilities. 416-671-1896 NEWMARKET- ROOM for rent. Female only. $500. PEFFERLAW- FULLY fur- per month. No smoking, no nished house, 2+ bed- pets. 905-392-6444 room, 1 bath, large front & backyard, park/ beach rights, boat launch/ dock- WILLOW BEACH- newly ing available. Available im- decorated, furnished room mediately. No pets/ & kitchenette, share bath, smoking preferred. $1100+ a/c. $450. Non-smoking/ utilities. 705-437-1329 pets. Immediate. leave message. (905)722-7677 KESWICKLAKEVIEW house for rent. 2 bedroom, laundry, $900.+ utilities. August 1st. 416-219-9088 robinnham@yahoo.ca

Storage Space for Rent

Firewood

WAY,

Gennevieve Margaret (nee Laing) On 10 July 2012 at the Newmarket Health Centre after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Born 7th March, 1920 to Fred and Jennie Laing of Claresholm, Alberta. Loving wife of the late Donald H. Way, she will be sadly missed by daughters Margaret (Ronald Sandelli) and Doreen Way (Bernard Wright), granddaughters Sheila Sandelli (Don ) and Sherry Tisdelle (Kevin), and great grandchildren Ashley and Ronald Tisdelle, Daniel and Laura Volpe. She is predeceased by sister Emily and brother William of Claresholm. Visitation will be held on Saturday, 14 July from 1 to 2 pm at TAYLOR FUNERAL HOME, 524 Davis Drive, Newmarket, Ontario L3Y 2P3, (905)898-2100 followed by a memorial service. Special thanks to the nurses and staff of the Newmarket Health Centre for their loving and tender care. Contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society or Alzheimer’s Society would be greatly appreciated in lieu of flowers. Online condolences may be posted at www.taylorfuneralhomenewmarket.com

SMITH, Joyce In loving memory of a dear wife, mother, grandmother who passed away July 17th, 2006. Always a smile instead of a frown Always a hand when one was down Always true, thoughtful and kind Wonderful memories she left behind Love Keith & family.

SMALL, Noel C. - July 6th, 2002. May your unfailing love Rest upon us, O Lord Psalm 33 Still sadly missed by his wife and family.

Public Notices

Public Notices

If you know Judit and she has touched your life through her skill and generosity, kindly express how in a letter to her. Send to: Judit c/o Sharon Lacktin, P.O. Box 923, Sutton West, Ont. L0E 1R0 A friend, Sharon.


Card of Thanks

Card of Thanks

Thank You from the family of

Jason Shelton

Sincerely, Mark, Lisa, Ryan and Cole

DOES YOUR NEWSPAPER COME IN A PLASTIC BAG? Please help us help the environment by recycling your bags. Collect your bags and put them out the first Saturday of every month. Leave the bags in the same spot you receive your paper. Your carrier will be rewarded if you participate in this program, PARTNERS WORKING TOGETHER FOR THE ENVIRONMENT. If you have any questions, please call your Distribution Department at 905-853-5613

SUNKIST ANNUAL YARD & BAKE SALE.

Graduations

Graduations

Saturday, July 14th, 8am-2pm. Sunkist Beach Community Hall, Sunset Beach Rd., Virginia

(Hwy#48 between Sutton & Pefferlaw)

Pancake Breakfast, BBQ Lunch, Raffles.

KESWICK- 58 Laurelbank Cres. Moving sale. July 14/ 15, 8am. Leather couches, bedroom set, construction materials+ more!

ANTIQUES ON HWY 48

2 Floors of ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES Fri Sat Sun & Mon 10am - 6pm 23906 Hwy 48

SAT., JULY 14th8am-1pm Multi family garage sale - quality items Sutton: 23 Northwood Rd

Just South of BALDWIN North of Ravenshoe Rd

647-281-8496

DOWNSIZING GARAGE Sale- Woodriver Acres Sutton. Linens, housewares, stained glass lamps, tractor, 32 Southriver Rd. Sat 14th 10-3. FRIDAY ONLY- Backyard Sale, 9am-3pm. 50 Pinery Lane. Jackson's Point. Furniture, antiques, household items. Everything must go!

Business&ProfessionalDIRECTORY

On June 12, 2012 we lost a son, brother, nephew, cousin and grandson. He was a special person who did extremely well in school, loved his music, and loved watching hockey and baseball. We don't know how to begin when it comes to thanking everyone for the love and support that has been shown to our family during this difficult time. We truly have been overwhelmed with the effect Jason and his contagious smile had on everyone. We realized this by the hundreds of people who came to the visitation and his funeral. We knew Jason was a special boy however, we did not realize the impact that he had on so many people until this time. We have so many fond memories of Jason and now we have so many more through all of the stories we have heard since his passing. Thanks too many of Jason's friends who loved and watched over him for many years. We know he is watching over all of you now and smiling. Thanks to his band mates Jacob, Mitch, and Jakob for letting Jason be part of the band for so many years and writing the song in his memory. We will never forget any of you as you were a big part of Jason's life. Thanks to Connors Music, especially Joe for being a mentor, teacher and friend to Jason he loved going to the store and talking with everyone. We would like to thank M.W. Becker Funeral Home for all of their support through this difficult time. Kaitlynn helped us with all of the arrangements to make the visitation and funeral run smooth. We could not have done this without the support of our immediate families and our fantastic group of friends who continue to help us through the grieving process. We are truly thankful to everyone who attended the visitations and funeral service for Jason and we greatly appreciate all the stories, songs and memories that were shared by his friends and family during the service. We are sincerely grateful for the flowers, cards, donations and condolences. A special thank you to Dr. Musewe and the doctors and nurses at The Hospital for Sick Children for the care Jason received. He was in the best place in the world and we know they tried everything they could to help us spend more time with him. Thank you to the staff and students at W.J. Watson PS for all of their love and support. Especially, Kellie who has done so much for our family over the years. Thank you to the staff and students at Keswick High School for being so supportive and helping us through this time. We can't say enough about all of you and Jason is very proud watching over all of us. I am sure he loved the ball hockey game! Thank you for all of the money you raised for the charities and the bursary. We are extremely happy to know that his memory will live on through the bursary. We are saddened by our great loss but feel truly blessed to have the love and support of so many. Thumbs up, Smile, Enjoy a Ritz and watch the Senators win!

SUTTON BY The LakeLarge sale. 4 Ashley Court. July 14th & 15th. 9am-3pm. TEACHER'S SALE- Primary & Junior resources (books). 142 Carrick Avenue, Keswick. Saturday, July 14, 8am. WILLOW BEACH- 842 Fairbank Ave. Sat., July 14, Raindate, July 21st. 9am-4pm. Something for everyone.

Balodis, Taylor With great pride, Kelly Highet and Ron Hughes announce the graduation of their son Taylor from Carleton University, Bachelor of Architectural Studies with High Distinction Azrieli School of Architecture and Urbanism with Study Term Abroad.

Congratulations Taylor!

Love you Always; Mom, Ron, Mitch & Jean Highet (Nana)

Stag & Does

Stag & Does

APPLIANCE REPAIRS

JACK & Jill for

Andrea Watpool & Serge Lavoie Saturday, July 14, 2012 Pefferlaw Lions Hall @ 8pm Tickets $10. at the door. Come join us for great music, games, prizes and food!

HANDY PERSON Need a Family Handyman? Home Repairs & Small Renovations • Fences • Sheds • Eaves cleaning • Electrical • Plumbing • Trim work • Indoor/ Outdoor Painting • Flooring • Toilets • Vanities • Light Fixtures

All other odd jobs ~ No job too small! Call Terry (905)252-0657

LANDSCAPING/LAWN CARE

Jerome's Landscaping

Interlock and Driveways Walkways Retaining walls & wooden fences. Bobcat for hire.

Call Brian: 905-722-6971

HOME RENOVATIONS

TRIMLINE CONTRACTING Specializing in above average quality work guaranteed. Interior/ exterior from bathrooms & kitchens to fences & decks. Call 905-252-8746 for free estimates

Presented by The Georgina Advocate

905-853-2527 Ask for Sue

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2012 Dodge Journey SXT

2012 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT

3.6l Pentastar V6 engine, 6 speed auto transmission, Power Windows/Locks/Mirrors, Air Conditioning, 17 inch alum wheels, tinted glass, roof rack. Stock# 12207 MSRP $28,880

V6, auto, air, 7 pass, full stow & go seating, power windows front and middle, am/fm CD, keyless entry, tilt, cruise, sunscreen glass and much more. Stk# 12260. MSRP $33,620

2012 Ram 1500 “Big Horn” Quad Cab 4x4

5.7l Hemi Engine, 6 Speed auto Transmission, Power Windows/Locks/Mirrors, Remote Start, U connect, Spray in Boxliner. Bucket Seats, Trailer tow Package. Stock# 12131. MSRP $45,900

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2012 Chrysler 200 LX

V6, auto, air, hard top, 32” tire & wheel group, am/fm CD Sirius satellite radio, tubular side steps and more. Stk# 12253. MSRP $31,275

2.4l 4cyl, engine, auto transmission, Power Windows/Locks/Mirrors. Stock# 12225. MSRP $21,920

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2012 Jeep Wrangler 2 DR Sport 4x4

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2012 Jeep Patriot Sport

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* Sale prices and payments do not include 13% HST, License or Fuel. Payments based upon Bi-Weekly Payments on a 96 month term at a fixed rate of 4.99%. Pricing valid at date of publication.

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