ask us about
Hip or We have What You Need Home Health Care Knee Replacement? Aircast Select
FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR WALKERS! FALLOWFIELD PHARMASAVE COMPOUNDING PHARMACY
& HOME HEALTH CARE CENTRE
(613) 823-3500 3500 Fallowfield Road
Home Health Care
Barrhaven’s Only Community Newspaper
Page 20 Year 28 • issue 12
FRIDAY • June 8 • 2018
Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford made a surprise stop in Barrhaven Saturday morning, attending a pancake breakfast hosted by Lisa MacLeod’s campaign team. Joining Ford on his Ottawa tour were former leadership hopefuls Caroline Mulroney and Christine Elliott. The breakfast was well-attended, and was held at MacLeod’s campaign headquarters in the former Jonny Canucks location on Woodroffe Ave. For the full story, see page 2. Jeff Morris photo
Save time. Shop on-line.
3777 Strandherd Drive 613-843-9413
EARN PC OPTIMUM POINTS ON YOUR ONLINE GROCERY ORDERS
HEARING FREEDOM is what’s best for You! wledge and skil aring aid units sh
Although the impact hearing loss detailed needs assessment and continued fo Although the negative negative impact of of untreated untreated hearingeven loss detailed paramount.needs “We assessment don’t give upand untilcontinued our patients’fo needs are unique to you. Consequently, overcoming the patient’ ss opinions and concerns isis universal, the details of hearing ability and hearing Throughout, the patient’McNamee, opinions “We and offer concerns universal, the detailsloss of your your hearing abilityif the and solution hearing Throughout, needs are met. ” explains the slightest hearing is best achieved Page 2 FRIDAY, June 8, 2018 BARRHAVEN INDEPENDENT a 90Keeping you connected with everything overcoming and everyone, even their improved quality“We of life. ” Andgive so she decided to setpatients’ up paramount. don’t up until our needs are unique to you. Consequently, paramount. “We don’t give up until our patients’ needs are unique to you. Consequently, overcoming even The IndependentNEWS as you are. To this,her all ownperiod on doing all hearing aids.andThis extensive selected is just as distinctive your ability to hear is priceless. Unfortunately, oneachieve in ten of us business, it her way putting patientstrial first,gives needs are met. ” explains McNamee, “We offer aa 90the slightest hearing loss is best achieved if the solution needs are met. ” explains McNamee, “We offer 90the slightest hearing loss is best achieved if the solution offering true Hearing Freedom. Now, nearly 15 years later, she suffer from hearing loss. If ignored, even the slightest hearing Keeping you with everything and everyone, their quality life. And she decided set up products available need to be considered discussed. the confidence have the Keeping you connected connected with everything andand everyone, their improved improved quality of ofthat life.”” they And so so she chosen decided to to setright up solu Strong support forToToone MacLeod. Ford initit her ‘Bluehaven’ as you are. achieve this, all period on all hearing aids. This extensive trial gives selected just as continues to help patients stay young, active and socially loss has is consequences. disconnected your to is in business, and putting patients first, distinctive asYou youbecome are. this,her all own period on doing all hearing aids. This extensive selected issignificant just as distinctive your ability ability to hear hear is priceless. priceless. Unfortunately, Unfortunately, oneachieve in ten ten of of us us her own business, doing her way way and putting patientstrial first,gives ”the Fortunately, at Hearing Freedom your freedom ofasking choiceoffering is the them, their lifestyle and hearing needs. connected. from your world as loved ones become mumblers andhearing true Hearing Freedom. Now, nearly 15 years later, she suffer from hearing loss. If ignored, even the slightest offering true Hearing Freedom. Now, nearly 15 years later,right she solu suffer from hearing loss. If ignored, even the slightest hearing products available need to be considered and discussed. confidence that they have chosen products available need to be considered and discussed. the confidence that they have chosen the right solu Hearing Freedom offers a rarely found grass-roots program to repeat becomes a nuisance. Your safety and independence continues to help patients stay young, active and socially loss has significant consequences. You become disconnected continues to help patients stay young, active and socially loss has significant consequences. You become disconnected Furthermore, there arehearing no Hearing Instrument Prac held paramount. ” Fortunately, at Hearing Freedom your freedom of choice is them, their lifestyle and needs. connected. from your world as loved ones become mumblers and asking cognitive of care. Unlike larger companies and chains, there is no is compromised. You risk misdiagnoses, diminishing ” Fortunately, at Hearing Freedom your freedom of choice is them, their lifestyle and hearing needs. from your world as loved ones become mumblers and asking connected. Hearing Freedom offers aa plan. rarely found grass-roots program to becomes aa nuisance. Your safety abilities and depression. Indeed, untreated or improperly predetermined product Each and on every patient’s or Hearing Instrument Specialists staff. Patients a Locally owned, grown and Hearing Freedom Hearing Freedom offersor rarely found grass-roots program to repeat repeat becomes nuisance. Youroperated, safety and and independence independence Furthermore, there are no Hearing Instrument Prac held paramount. Furthermore, there are no Hearing Instrument Prac held paramount. cognitive care. companies and chains, is is You treated hearing loss has misdiagnoses, a pronounceddiminishing negative impact on of intervention planlarger is as unique as they The there experience cognitive of care. Unlike Unlike larger companies andare. chains, there is no no is compromised. compromised. You risk risk misdiagnoses, diminishing seen by the owner, a bilingual Audiologist adopts a unique and refreshing approach to patient care abilities and depression. Indeed, untreated or improperly predetermined product or plan. Each and every patient’s Hearing Instrument staff. Patients Locally and operated, Hearing Freedom followed by awhoar your quality ofdepression. life. grown beginsor with a thorough assessment which abilities andowned, Indeed, untreated or improperly predetermined product or plan.Specialists Each andison every patient’s or Hearing Instrument Specialists on staff. Patients ar Locally owned, grown and operated, Hearing Freedom treated hearing loss has a pronounced negative impact on intervention plan is as unique as they are. The experience treated hearing haswith a pronounced negative impact onclinics intervention plandegree is as unique as theycontinued are. The experience detailed needs assessment and follow-up. Although theloss negative impact ofapproach untreated hearing loss Doctoral in Audiology. She is qualified towho serv which drastically differs that of retail settings, larger seen by the owner, a bilingual Audiologist adopts a unique and refreshing to patient care seen by the owner, a bilingual Audiologist adopts a unique and refreshing approach to patient care is followed your quality of life. begins with a thorough assessment which is followed by your quality of with athe thorough assessment which Throughout, patient’s opinions and concerns are by heldaawho is universal, thelife. details of your hearing ability and hearing begins detailed needs assessment and continued follow-up. Although the negative impact of untreated hearing loss detailed needs assessment follow-up. Although thediffers negative impact of retail untreated hearing lossclinics Doctoral degree in Audiology. She isis qualified to serv which drastically with that of settings, larger children adults, whether they are private pay or th and manufacturer owned chains. paramount. “Weand don’t give upand untilcontinued our patients’ hearing needs are unique to you. Consequently, overcoming even Doctoral degree in Audiology. She qualified to serv which drastically differs with that of retail settings, larger clinics Throughout, the patient’s opinions and concerns are held is universal, the details of your hearing ability and hearing the patient’sMcNamee, opinions “We and offer concerns are held is universal, the detailsloss of your hearing ability and solution hearing Throughout, needs children are met. ” and explains aprivate 90-day trial or th the slightest hearing is best achieved if the adults, whether they are pay and manufacturer owned chains. paramount. “We don’t give up until our patients’ hearing needs are unique to you. Consequently, overcoming even graduated Audiologist, Rosanne supported (WCB, VAC, etc). In 2001, as a newly children and adults, whether they are private pay or th and manufacturer owned chains. paramount. “We don’t give up until our patients’ hearing needs are unique to you. Consequently, overcoming even distinctive as you are. To achieve this, all period on all hearing aids. This extensive trial gives patients selected is just as needs are McNamee, “We the hearing loss best if needs supported are met. met.”” explains explains McNamee, “We offer offer aa 90-day 90-day trial trial the slightest slightest hearing loss is isgraduated best achieved achieved if the the solution solution Audiologist, Rosanne (WCB, VAC, etc). In 2001, as a newly products available need to be considered and discussed. the confidence that they have chosen the right solution for graduated Audiologist, Rosanne supported (WCB, VAC, etc). In 2001, as a newly McNamee, Doctor of Audiology, had many interviews for “Hearing is complex and so are today’ s heari distinctive as you are. To achieve this, all period on all hearing aids. This extensive trial gives patients selected is just as selected is just as distinctive as you are. To achieve this, all period on all hearing aids. This extensive trial gives patients Fortunately,Doctor at Hearing Freedom your freedom ofinterviews choice is the them, their lifestyle and hearing needs.”the so products need to considered and confidence that they have chosen right solution for McNamee, of Audiology, had many for “Hearing complex are today’ ss heari productsatavailable available need to be be At considered and discussed. discussed. the confidence thatexplains. theyis have chosenand the right solution for McNamee, Doctor of Audiology, had many interviews for “Hearing is complex and so are today’ heari “Dealing with the most qualifie positions local dispensaries. each establishment she was McNamee Furthermore, there are no Hearing Instrument Practitioners held paramount. ” Fortunately, at Hearing Freedom your freedom of choice is them, their lifestyle and hearing needs. Fortunately, at Hearing Freedom your freedom of choice is them, their lifestyle and hearing needs.” “Dealing the most qualifie positions at At each she McNamee explains. or Hearing Specialists staff.with Patients are rather owned, operated, Hearing Freedom “Dealing with the most qualifieis positions at local local dispensaries. At each establishment she was was McNamee explains. Furthermore, there are no Instrument Practitioners held paramount. careInstrument professional, theonmost independent setting, disappointed to dispensaries. findgrown the and same thing;establishment the interviews had Furthermore, there are noinHearing Hearing Instrument Practitioners held Locally paramount. or Hearing Instrument on staff. Patients rather Locally owned, grown and operated, Hearing Freedom seen by the owner, aSpecialists bilingual Audiologist whoare a adopts a unique and refreshing approach to patient care had or Hearing Instrument Specialists on staff.independent Patients areholds rather Locally owned, grown and operated, Hearing Freedom care professional, in the most setting, isis disappointed to find the same thing; the interviews care professional, in the most independent setting, disappointed to find the same thing; the interviews had At Hearing Freedom you will never worry whether or nothing to do with her knowledge and skills, they instead seen by the owner, a bilingual Audiologist who holds a adopts a unique and refreshing approach to patient care Doctoral in Audiology. SheAudiologist is qualified towho service botha which with that ofapproach retail settings, larger clinics by degree the owner, a bilingual holds adoptsdrastically a uniquediffers and refreshing to patient care seen At Hearing Freedom you will never worry whether nothing to do with her knowledge and skills, they instead Doctoral degree in She is qualified to service both which drastically differs with that settings, larger clinics Hearing Freedom you never or nothing to do with her knowledge skills, they instead childrenAtand adults, whether they private pay or thirdwhether party and manufacturer owned chains. Doctoral degree in Audiology. Audiology. Sheare iswill qualified toworry service both or which drastically differs with that of of retail retail and settings, larger clinics have chosen the best place to trust with your hearing focused on the number of hearing aid units she was expected children and adults, whether they are private pay or third party and manufacturer owned chains. graduated Audiologist, Rosanne supported VAC, etc).best Inon2001, as owned a newly children and(WCB, adults, whether theyplace are private paywith or third party and manufacturer chains. have chosen the to trust your hearing focused the number of hearing aid units she was expected have chosen the best place to trust with your hearing focused on the number of hearing aid units she was expected graduated Audiologist, Rosanne supported (WCB, VAC, etc). In 2001, as a newly graduated Audiologist, Rosanne supported (WCB, VAC, etc). In 2001, as a newly McNamee, Doctor of Audiology, hadtomany interviews for “Hearing isyou complex andinso are right today’s hearing aids, ” So, if believe your to the best, fullest a to sell and the company’ s affiliation a given Manufacturer. McNamee, Doctor of Audiology, had many interviews for “Hearing is complex and so are today’s hearing aids, ” So, if you believe in your right to the best, fullest a to sell and the company’ s affiliation to a given Manufacturer. McNamee, of Audiology, hadestablishment interviews for McNamee “Hearing complex and are right today’s hearing aids, ” So, ifisyou believe insoyour to the best, fullest a topositions sell and attheDoctor company’ s affiliation tomany a given Manufacturer. “Dealing with the most qualified health local dispensaries. At each she was explains. “Dealing with the most qualified health positions at local dispensaries. At each establishment she was McNamee explains. of Atproper proper hearing health care, says customized service available, make sureisyou you consult “That was was not my idea idea with the most qualified health positions at local each establishment shecare, was McNamee explains. care professional, in “Dealing the mostavailable, independent setting, crucial. ” disappointed to dispensaries. find the same thing; the interviews had ””” says of hearing health customized service make sure consult “That not my of proper hearing health care, says customized service available, make sure you consult “That was not my idea care professional, in the most independent setting, is crucial. ” disappointed to find the same thing; the interviews had professional, in the most independent setting,or is not crucial. ” disappointed to findherthe same thing; the interviews had care At Hearing Hearing Freedom you will never never worry whether you nothing to to“Ido do with knowledge and skills, they instead McNamee. wanted to focus on my patients’ needs, not sales. McNamee in Manotick. You won’t regret the short dr At Freedom you will worry whether or not you nothing with her knowledge and skills, they instead McNamee. wanted to focus on my patients’ needs, not sales. McNamee in Manotick. You won’t regret the short dr At Hearing Freedom you willtonever worry whether or not you nothing to“I do with her knowledge and skills, they instead McNamee. “I wanted to focus on my patients’ needs, not sales. McNamee in Manotick. You won’t regret the short dr have chosen the best place trust with your hearing needs. focused on the number of hearing aid units she was expected have focused on the number of aid expected have chosen chosen the the best best place place to to trust trust with with your your hearing hearing needs. needs. focused to on be the able number of hearing hearing everything aid units units she she was was expected III wanted wanted to consider available, not just So, if you believe in your right to the best, fullest and most to sell and the company’s affiliation to a given Manufacturer. to be able to consider everything available, not just to affiliation to wanted tothe be company’s able to consider available, not just So, So, ifif you you believe believe in in your your right right to to the the best, best, fullest fullest and and most most to sell sell and and the company’s affiliationeverything to aa given given Manufacturer. Manufacturer. proper hearing hearing health care, care,”” says says customized customized service service available, available, make make sure sure you you consult Rosanne Rosanne “That was not not my idea idea of proper “That of proper hearing health health care, ” says profit customized service available, make sureoptional. you consult consultWheelchair Rosanne “That was waslines not my my idea of Parking is free. Home visits fr the product providing the employer the biggest Parking is free. Home visits optional. Wheelchair fr theMcNamee. product lines providing the employer the biggest profit McNamee. “I wanted to focus on my patients’ needs, not sales. McNamee in Manotick. You won’t regret the short drive! McNamee. “I “I wanted wanted to to focus focus on on my my patients’ patients’ needs, needs, not not sales. sales. McNamee McNamee in in Manotick. Manotick. You You won’t won’t regret regret the the short short drive! drive! I wanted to be able to consider everything available, not just For more information visit www.hearingfreedom.co margins. I wanted to be driven by satisfied customers and by I wantedI to be abletotobe consider available, not just margins. wanted driveneverything by satisfied customers and by For more information visit www.hearingfreedom.co
is what’s best for You! aring aid units sh
liation to a given liation to a given proper hearing h proper hearing h on my patients’ n on my patients’ n er everything av er everything av HEARING FREEDOM he employer th HEARING FREEDOM heis th is employer what’s best for You! what’s best for You! n by satisfied satisfied cus cus n by By Charlie Senack
Ontario PC Leader Doug Ford made his final rounds around Ottawa Saturday, starting the day off at Lisa MacLeod’s campaign office as a packed house of more than 300 supporters turned out for a community breakfast. While walking off his campaign bus to a song chanting “We the people,” Ford was greeted by his former leadership rivals Christine Elliott and Caroline Mulroney, who followed Ford around the capital, including stops in Barrhaven, Manotick and Nepean.
Inside the campaign office — formerly Jonny Canuck’s bar and grill, Ford shared his platform with supporters and said he will help put money back into their pockets. “We’re a team that is prepared to hit the ground running, and we will turn this province around on June 7,” Ford said to a cheering crowd. “My friends, I’ll tell you the PC plan, a plan that’s for the people, a plan to put money back into your pockets instead of the government’s pockets, a plan to reduce your hydro rates by 12 per cent, a plan to make sure that we put
money into your pocket when we reduce your taxes by 20 percent.” In the afternoon, Ford held a roundtable discussion with Mulroney and Elliott by his side — as well as a handful of the Progressive Conservative candidates from Eastern Ontario. He used the opportunity to bash the NDP government, and said Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath enforces candidates who are radical activists. “Even worse than the Liberals — 10 times worse — are the NDP,” Ford said. “There are candidates who accuse our heroes in the
military of being war criminals, and radical activists who have been arrested for sabotage.” Ford also took the opportunity to bash Joel Harden, the NDP Candidate for Ottawa Centre, who would like to see a 35 cent tax on every litre of gas. Ottawa Centre is the one riding in Ottawa that has a good chance of turning orange come June 7. Also among those at the round table discussion was Nepean Conservative Candidate Lisa MacLeod. When Ford was asked about gaining support in Ottawa, he gave the question to MacLeod to answer
— the only Conservative MPP in Ottawa. “It’s been lonely for the past 12 years,” MacLeod jokes. “As you can see around this table, we are going to send a number of Progressive Conservatives to Queens Park.” She named off candidates from a few ridings she feels will turn blue in this election, including Merrilee Fullerton in Kanata, Cameron Montgomery in Orleans, and Goldie Ghamari in Carleton — a riding MacLeod has represented for the last 12 years until it was split into two for this election. “I can tell you the people
in Carleton are looking forward to sending another Progressive Conservative to Queens Park to build on the work that I have done there in the past 12 years, and John Baird the 10 years previous to that,” MacLeod said. Ford’s last stop in Ottawa Saturday evening was a rally at the Centurion Conference and Event Centre where more than 500 people attended. When Ford was asked earlier on in the day about Premier Kathleen Wynne admitting she would not win the election, he just said the Progressive Conservatives are focused.
Keeping you connected with everything and everyone, positions at local dispensaries. At each establishment she needs are met.” explains McNamee, “We offer a 90-day trial was disappointed find the same interviews had your ability to hear is priceless. Unfortunately, one ineveryone, ten of us positions periodare on met.” all hearing aids. This extensive trial gives patients at local to dispensaries. Atthing; each the establishment she needs Keeping you connected with everything and explains McNamee, “We offer a 90-day trial positions atdolocal dispensaries. At each establishment she needs Keeping you connected with everything and everyone, are met.” that explains McNamee, “We offer a solution 90-day trial the confidence they have chosen the right for nothing to with her knowledge and skills, they instead suffer from hearing loss. If ignored, even the slightest hearing your ability to hear is priceless. Unfortunately, one in ten of us was disappointed to find the same thing; the interviews had period on all hearing aids. This extensive trial gives patients was disappointed to find the same thing; the interviews had your ability to hear is priceless. Unfortunately, one in ten of us period on all hearing aids. This extensive trial gives patients them, their lifestyle and hearing needs.” focused on the number of hearing aid units she was expected loss has significant consequences. You become disconnected suffer from hearing loss. If ignored, even the slightest hearing nothing to do with her knowledge and skills, they instead the confidence that they have chosen the right solution for to do company’s with her knowledge to and skills,Manufacturer. they instead theFurthermore, suffer fromworld hearing loss. ignored, evenmumblers the slightest confidence that they have chosen the right Practitioners solution for thereand arehearing no Hearing Instrument to sell and a given fromhas your as consequences. lovedIfones become andhearing asking nothing loss significant You become disconnected focused onthe the number of affiliation hearing aid units she was expected them, their lifestyle needs.” loss has significant consequences. You become disconnected focused on the number of hearing aid units she was expected them, their lifestyle and hearing needs.” Hearing Instrument Specialists on staff. Practitioners Patients are was my idea of proper hearing health care,” says orFurthermore, to repeat nuisance. safety and independence from yourbecomes world asaloved onesYour become mumblers and asking to “That sell and thenot company’s affiliation to a given Manufacturer. there are no Hearing Instrument from your world as loved ones become mumblers and asking to sell and the company’s affiliation to a given Manufacturer. Furthermore, there are no Hearing Instrument Practitioners rather seen by the owner,Specialists a bilingual Audiologist who holds is repeat compromised. risk Your misdiagnoses, diminishing McNamee. tooffocus onhearing my patients’ needs,says not or to becomes a You nuisance. safety and independence “That was“Inotwanted my idea proper health care,” Hearing Instrument on staff. Patients are to repeat becomes a nuisance. Your safety and independence “That was not my idea of proper hearing health care,” says or Hearing Instrument Specialists on staff. Patients are is compromised. You risk misdiagnoses, diminishing McNamee. “I wanted to focus on myeverything patients’ needs, not rather seen by the owner, a bilingual Audiologist who holds a Doctoral degree in Audiology. She is qualified to service sales. I wanted to be able to consider available, cognitive abilities and depression. Indeed, untreated or is compromised. You risk misdiagnoses, diminishing McNamee. “I wanted to focus on my patients’ needs, not rather seen by the owner, a bilingual Audiologist who holds to belines able to consider available, cognitive and depression. untreated or sales. Doctoral degree Audiology. She is qualified to service children and in adults, whether they are private pay or not justII wanted the product the everything employer the biggest aaboth improperlyabilities treated hearing loss has a Indeed, pronounced negative wanted to be ableproviding to consider everything available, cognitive abilities and depression. Indeed, untreated or sales. Doctoral degree in Audiology. She is qualified to service just the product lines to providing theby employer the biggest both improperly treated hearing loss has a pronounced negative not children and adults, whether they are private pay or third party supported (WCB, VAC, etc). profit margins. I wanted be driven satisfied customers impact on your quality of life. improperly treated hearing loss has a pronounced negative not just the product lines providing the employer the biggest both children and adults, whether they are private pay or I wanted to be of driven satisfied customers impact on your of life. party supported (WCB, “Hearing is complex and VAC, so areetc). today’s hearing aids,” and bymargins. their improved quality life.”by And so she decided to third Although thequality negative impact of untreated hearing loss profit profit margins. I wanted to be driven by satisfied customers impact on your quality of life. third party supported (WCB, VAC, etc). and by their improved quality of life.” And so she decided to Although the negative impact of untreated hearing loss “Hearing is complex and so are hearing aids,” withtoday’s the most qualified is Although universal, the the negative details ofimpact your hearing ability hearing and hearing set up own business, doingof it her way and patients byher their improved quality life.” And soputting she decided to McNamee of untreated loss and “Hearing explains. is complex“Dealing and so are today’s hearing aids,” set up her own business, doing it her way and putting patients is universal, the details of your hearing ability and hearing McNamee explains. “Dealing with the most qualified health care professional, in the most is first, Hearing Freedom. Now, years McNamee needs are unique to you. of Consequently, the set upoffering her owntrue business, doing it her way and nearly putting15 patients is universal, the details your hearingovercoming ability andeven hearing explains. “Dealing withindependent the most setting, qualified needs are unique to you. Consequently, overcoming even the first, offering true Hearing Freedom. Now, nearly 15 years health care professional, in the most independent setting, is true Hearing Now, nearlyactive 15 years needs arehearing unique loss to you. Consequently, the first, care in theyou most independent is crucial.” Atprofessional, Hearing Freedom will never worrysetting, whether later, offering she continues to help Freedom. patients stay young, and health slightest is best achieved ifovercoming the solution even selected slightest hearing loss is best achieved if the solution selected later, she continues to help patients stay young, active and crucial.” At Hearing Freedom you will never worry whether sheconnected. continues to help patients stay young, active and crucial.” slightest lossasis you bestare. achieved if the solution selected later, At Hearing Freedom you will never worry whether or not not you you have chosen chosen the best best place to trust trust with your socially is just just as as hearing distinctive To achieve achieve this, all all products products socially connected. is distinctive as you are. To this, or have the place to with your socially connected. is just as distinctive as you are.and To achieve this, all products or not you have chosen the best in place toright trusttowith your hearing needs. So, if you believe your the best, Hearing Freedom offers a rarely found grass-roots available need to be considered discussed. Fortunately, at Hearing Freedom offers a rarely found grass-roots hearing needs. So, if you believe in your right to the best, available need to be considered and discussed. Fortunately, at Hearingof care. Freedom offers rarely found grass-roots available need to be considered discussed. Fortunately, at program needs. So,customized if you believe in your right tomake the best, fullest and and most service available, sure Hearing Freedom Freedom your freedomand of choice choice is held held paramount. Unlike largeracompanies companies and chains, chains, there hearing program of care. Unlike larger and there Hearing your freedom of is paramount. fullest most customized service available, make sure program of care. Unlike larger companies and chains, there Hearing Freedom your freedom of choice is held paramount. fullest and most customized service available, make sure you consult consult Rosanne Rosanne McNamee McNamee in in Manotick. Manotick. You You won’t won’t is no no predetermined predetermined product product or or plan. plan. Each Each and and every every patient’s patient’s you Locally owned, owned, grown grown and and operated, operated, Hearing Hearing Freedom Freedom is Locally Locally owned, grown and operated, Hearing Freedom is no predetermined product or plan. Each and every patient’s you consult Rosanne McNamee in Manotick. You won’t adopts a unique and refreshing approach to patient care intervention plan is as unique as they are. The experience regret the short drive! adopts a unique and refreshing approach to patient care intervention plan is as unique as they are. The experience regret the short drive! which drastically differs with that of retail settings, larger begins with a thorough assessment which is followed by Parking is free. Home visits optional. ‘ which drastically differs with that of retail settings, larger begins with a thorough assessment which is followed by Parking is free. Home visits optional. ‘ detailed needs assessment and continued follow-up. clinics and manufacturer owned chains. the employera the Wheelchair friendly. Parking is free. Home visits optional. Wheelchair friendly. the product lines providing biggest profit detailed needs assessment and continued follow-up. clinics and manufacturer owned chains. the employera the Wheelchair friendly. Parking is free. Home visits optional. Wheelchair the product lines providing biggest profit In 2001, as a newly graduated Audiologist, Rosanne Throughout, the patient’s opinions and concerns are held For more information visit friendly. In 2001, as a newly graduated Audiologist, Rosanne Throughout, the patient’s opinions and concerns are held For more information visit For more information visit margins. II wanted to driven by customers by McNamee, of many for www.hearingfreedom.com. “We don’t patients’ hearing paramount. “We and don’t give give up until until our patients’ hearing www.hearingfreedom.com. McNamee, Doctor Doctor of Audiology, Audiology, had many interviews interviews for paramount. For our more information visit www.hearingfreedom.com. www.hearingfreedom.com. margins. wanted to be behad driven by satisfied satisfied customers and by up McNamee, Doctor of Audiology, had many interviews for www.hearingfreedom.com. paramount. “We don’t give up until our patients’ hearing
grity Integrity s Top Quality No Shortcuts
the product lines providing the employer the biggest profit margins. I wanted to be driven by satisfied customers and by
Top Quality and Integrity Top andIntegrity Top Quality Quality and and Integrity with No Shortcuts with No Shortcuts with Shortcuts with No No Shortcuts with with
Parking is free. Home visits optional. Wheelchair friendly. For more information visit www.hearingfreedom.com.
Giving Giving you you Hearing Hearing Freedom! Freedom! Call today to book Call today to book Giving Call today to b today to book Giving you you Hearing Hearing Freedom! Freedom! Call your appointment Call today Call today to book your appointment to b
Giving Giving you you Hearing Hearing Freedom! Freedom!
your your appointment your appointment appointment your appointm
your appointm Manotick Manotick Manotick Manotick Manotick Manotick 5528 5528 Ann Ann Street Street
5528 Ann Street Manotick, ON K4M1A2 5528 Manotick, ONStreet K4M1A2 5528 Ann Ann Street
Rosanne McNamee Rosanne Doctor of McNamee Audiology Doctor of McNamee Audiology Rosanne
Rosanne McNamee Doctor of Audiology Rosanne Doctor of McNamee Audiology Doctor of Audiology
Rosanne McNamee Doctor of Audiology
www.HearingFreedom.com www.HearingFreedom.com www.HearingFreedom.com www.HearingFreedom.com www.HearingFreedom.com www.HearingFreedom.com
Manotick, ONK4M K4M1A2 5528 Ann Manotick, ON Manotick, ON Street K4M 1A2 1A2
TEL: Manotick, ON 692-7375 K4M 1A2 TEL: (613) (613) 692-7375
Tel: TEL:(613) (613)692-7375 692-7375 Tel: (613) 692-7375 5528 Ann Stre
5528 Ann Stre Tel: (613) 692-7375
5528 Ann Manotick, ON K4M Manotick, ON Stre K4M
Manotick, ON K4M
FRIDAY, June 8, 2018 Page 3
Cigarette to blame for $1.75 million fire that displaces more than 40 “Improper disposal of smoking material” was to blame for the fire on Chapman Mills Drive that displaced more than 40 people from their homes last Wednesday. A total of 16 homes in the 600-block of Chapman Mills Drive west of Beatrice Avenue suffered a total of about $1.75 million in damages in the threealarm blaze. Eight of the 16 units had extensive damages. More than a dozen emergency vehicles were on scene, as were volunteers from the Red Cross and Salvation Army. The fire broke out just before 8:30 a.m. and emergency workers responded to a pair of 9-1-1 calls. Ottawa Fire investigators determined that the blaze originated at the rear of the building, near the lower balcony. They said the cause of the fire was accidental, and that the careless disposal of a cigarette butt or a similar item was the cause of the fire. Some of the residents knocked on doors to ensure that all of their neighbours got out of the build-
ing safely. One of the displaced residents was Suhail Bahtti, who was asleep when the fire broke out and woke up to smoke and flames in his condo. “I had to crawl out and I’m on the upper unit, so that makes it even more scary,” he told CTV at the scene of the fire. “It’s always been a nightmare for me, and to have your house on fire, especially when you are in bed, that’s pretty much what happened.” Danielle Cardinal of the Ottawa Fire Department told the Independent on scene that firefighters received a lot of support from other departments. She mentioned that Ottawa Police were quick to close Chapman Mills Drive, and that the paramedics were able to treat one minor injury to a resident. They would later treat a minor injury to a firefighter. She added that keeping the blaze from spreading was one of the biggest challenges they faced. “When we are talking about 16 units and a rapid fire spread, we escalate our
Firefighters look at the remnants of a fire on Chapman Mills Dr. on Wednesday, May 30. The cause was determined to be improper disposal of smoking materials. Damages were set at $1.75M.
efforts so we can ensure minimized damage, and have active searches be the top priority.” One of those searches had a happy ending for one of the building’s residents. While Cardinal was talking to the Independent she was thrilled to learn that a missing cat, who had been hiding under a couch, was located, brought out safely, and reunited with his owner. “We were looking for that particular little fellow and we’re glad he is okay,” she said. Firefighters engaged in a rapid exterior attack and other crews searched the units and assisted residents with evacuation. The balcony structures behind the building were severely damaged by fire and most collapsed at 8:40 a.m. Fire operations continued from the exterior of the building and other crews worked inside addressing the presence of fire inside the attic. The firefighters worked diligently to keep adjacent units unaffected by fire. Crews limited fire spread The amount of fire and heat in the attic and roof area of the 3.5 storey building made things difficult for local firefighters.
A man is re-united with his feline friend after a three-alarm fire on Chapman Mills Dr. on Wednesday, May 30.
Mike Carroccetto and Jeff Morris photos
by monitoring fire activity closely and using Thermal Imaging Cameras (T.I.C). The fire was deemed under control and the loss
stopped recorded at 11:56 a.m. Ottawa Fire Services reminded residents in a press release Thursday
that smoking materials should never be thrown into recycling containers, dumpsters, planter pots or mulch.
Page 4 FRIDAY, June 8, 2018
BIA to help Barrhaven Independent celebrate 1000th issue at business breakfast The Barrhaven Independent will be publishing its 1000th issue next month, and the Barrhaven BIA and the local business community will help the local newspaper celebrate the milestone. Barrhaven Independent editor and publisher Jeff Morris will be the speaker at the BIA’s Breakfast for Business networking event at Cedar Hill Golf Club
Wed., June 13 from 7-9 a.m. “We exist because of the business community in Barrhaven, as 100 per cent of our revenue comes from advertising,” said Morris. “We are really thankful that the BIA has invited us to share our story of how we and the Barrhaven business community have supported each other and worked hand
in hand over the past 28 years.” The Morris family founded the Independent in 1990 as part of their community newspaper business. The Independent spawned from the nearby Manotick Messenger, and the two sister publications operate out of the same office. Jeff Morris, an original staff member, moved to the United States to work
as a marketing executive in the professional sports merchandise and collectibles industry. While in the US, he was a also an NHL columnist for ESPN.com. “I left Barrhaven when it was a little bedroom community and returned 14 years later to what had become its own city,” Morris said. “I remember flying into Ottawa from Seattle and
looking out the window and being surprised when I realized that the sprawling suburb I was looking at was Barrhaven.” Since Morris returned in 2005, the Independent and Messenger have combined to win more than 50 national and provincial community newspaper awards. Morris has been named Ontario’s top humour
columnist twice and top columnist once for his From the Other Side Column. Last month, he won the Stephen Shaw Award as the province’s 2017 Reporter of the Year. He also won the award in 2009. Tickets for the breakfast are $20 each and can be obtained from the link on the Barrhaven BIA website at www.barrhavenbia.ca.
No text is worth the life of you or others while you are driving From Barrhaven Community Police No text is worth your life or that of others. The Leave the Phone Alone (LTPA) distracted driving education kits are available to schools in the city of Ottawa. Some alarming facts about texting and driving: - Between 2009 and 2013, there were over 6300 injuries and 18
fatalities in Ottawa in which distracted driving was a contributing factor. - In comparison to an attentive driver, a texting driver is 23 times more likely to be involved in a collision. For drivers talking on cell phones, the risk is four times greater. - It takes an attentive driver 1.5 seconds to react to a situation on the roadway. When drivers
are distracted, reaction time is doubled. - Multitasking is a myth! According to the Traffic Injury Research Foundation, texting, driving and talking are all thinking tasks. Our brains switch between tasks, so no one is able to do two thinking tasks at the same time, regardless of driving experience. - The age group most at risk is drivers be-
tween 16 and 29. The Ontario Provincial Police estimates that by 2016, injuries and fatalities caused by distracted driving in our Province will surpass those caused by impaired driving. - In the 2013 Ontario Student Drug and Health Survey, 43% of drivers in grade 12 admit to texting behind the wheel, 37% of teens report being a passen-
Gibbon’s Painting & Decorating
parking lot before using the phone. As a passenger, remind the driver to focus on their driving if they reach for the phone - take responsibility for your safety. Ensure the person you are contacting is not engaged in driving. If they are, tell them to call you back when it is safe to do so. Help promote safe driving by sharing this page with your friends and family.
Kenril ConstructionLtd. Ltd. Kenril Construction Quality renovations, additions,
Local House Painter - Bonded With 27 years experience Customer Satisfaction
Quality renovations, additions, demolitions, decking, maintenance demolitions, decking, maintenance
Serving Homes & Businesses Serving Homes & Businesses in Ottawa over yrs in Ottawa for for over 3535 yrs
ALWAYS GUARAnteeD For a free estimate please call Rory 322-0109 Book now for your painting needs
ger in a car with a parent who was talking on a cell phone, 23% reported being a passenger in a car with a parent who was texting while driving. - Everyone can prevent texting and driving. Put your phone in the trunk, glove box or back seat, so you aren’t tempted to use it. Turn your phone off. Safely pull over to the shoulder of the road or a
Bob Riley: 821-0105 Bob Riley: 613613 821-0105 Kenril@xplornet.ca Kenril@xplornet.ca Building outdoors? Choose Western red cedar, naturally!
Manotick For all your fencing and decking needs!
Kenril Construction Ltd. Residential Shingle Specialist
Wide selection of building materials for all your construction projects.
Quality renovations, additions, • Quality Workmanship • Fully Insured demolitions, decking, maintenance
• Free Estimates• Repairs Welcome
• Written Guarantee Serving Homes & Businesses in Ottawa for over 35 yrs
20 Years experience - 10 Year Workmanship Guarantee Senior & Group Discounts
Bob 613 821-0105Shingles FREERiley: upgrade to Architectural Kenril@xplornet.ca We will Beat any Reasonable Estimate
JEFFREY MARTIN • 613-838-7859 • firstname.lastname@example.org
Hours of Operation: Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday ‐ 8am‐9pm Monday – Friday 8am 8pm Saturday – 8am‐6pm Saturday – 8am 6pm Sunday – 9am‐5pm Sunday – 9am 5pm
The Mews of Manotick
Proudly serving Manotick & surrounding area since 1964!
Full line of pressure treated spruce, #1 pine, plywood, insulation, caulking, and builders’ hardware supplies.
Proudly serving you since 1936! www.perkinslumber.ca 613-489-3735 North Gower
Monday - Friday: 7:30 am - 5:30 pm, Saturday: 7:30 am - 1:00 pm
FRIDAY, June 8, 2018 Page 5
Growing group of Barrhaven kids spreading kindness in the community By Charlie Senack When Amy Wellings moved to Barrhaven last summer with her sixyear-old daughter Audrey, she knew she wanted to do something to give back to the community, and teach children about kindness. She put a post on a Barrhaven mom’s Facebook group asking other parents if they would be interested, and the response was positive. In January 2018 she started a group called Barrhaven Kids Spreading Kindness, and by March she had more than 300 members. “I think that kindness is very important for kids and with my daughter for the past couple of years, we have done acts of kindness over the Christmas season,” said Wellings. “I really wanted to make it a year round activity for her, and have her grow up knowing kindness has power and love and compassion are stronger than hate.” Since the group started, they have done a number of acts of kindness including giving donations to the Rideau Valley Wildlife sanctuary, visiting local fire stations, and doing arts and crafts with seniors at a local re-
tirement home. “We got to go to the seniors home and we just stayed with the seniors for a couple of hours,” said eight-year-old Samantha. “They were all happy. We painted (Easter) eggs for them, we baked treats for them, and we did activities with them.” All activities in the group are currently being funded by the parents and online donations, yet the group is hoping to hold more events to bring in money for local charities and organizations. On Saturday June 2, the kids held a lemonade stand outside of the Kiddie Kobbler at MarketPlace in Barrhaven, which brought in nearly $1,500 for the Ottawa Cancer Foundation. It was a part of the lemonade stand ammonium movement that was going on around the city over the weekend. Wellings has hopes to expand the group out of Barrhaven, and said she has already seen interest from places such as Orillia and Burlington. Eleven-year-old Ella said she is glad to be a part of an organization that is giving back to the community, and was glad
The Barrhaven Kids Spreading Kindness group started with a Facebook post and has grown to 300 members.
Charlie Senack photos
to be a part of the lemonade stand to raise money for cancer research — a cause that is close to her heart. “People do have good hearts, and people want to spread love and help people,” she said. “(People) should start doing things like this and donating, and just making different charities for anyone who is less fortunate.” The group plans to hold a dance-a-thon for the Barrhaven Food Cup-
board in the summer, and is in the works of creating a pyjama party in support
of pyjama patrol. Anyone who is interested in finding out more about the
group can contact Amy at barrhavenkindness@ gmail.com.
New easy Quick-to-apply
N o w AvA i l A b l e Barrhaven Marketplace (Rio-Can in front of Wal-Mart) Members of Barrhaven’s Kids Spreading Kindness group raised $1,500 for the Ottawa Cancer Centre with a lemonade stand in front of Kiddie Kobler Saturday.
Page 6 FRIDAY, June 8, 2018
A no-Wynne situation You may have seen the big Doug Ford bus rolling through town Saturday. And if you think the Progressive Conservative candidate got big cheers when he stepped off the bus, you can only imagine what was going on inside the bus and behind closed doors. Ford spent a chunk of the day meeting supporters with Nepean’s Lisa MacLeod, Carleton’s Goldie Ghamari and Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands incumbent Steve Clark. The trio of local candidates covers the 416 from the Queensway to the 401, and they may become the trifecta of the party’s strongest MPPs. But the most unusual thing in an unusual and ugly campaign happened while Ford was meeting with Eastern Ontario Tories in Barrhaven Saturday. Kathleen Wynne, the Liberal leader whose approval rating has been falling like poorly installed window blinds in the earthquake of 2010, stunned the province when she called a press conference and conceded defeat. The scandals, financial disaster and bad decisions had finally forced Wynne to take a knee in the election end zone. The move stunned everyone, even the Tories who emerged from their meeting to find their supporters acting like they had been set free from Voldemort’s reign in the first and last Harry Potter books. So why did she pack it in, and why just days before an election? Wynne dropped the bombshell – one of the biggest in Ontario political history – admitting that she would no longer be premier after the June 7 election. Many of us thought that would be the case four years ago, but she somehow managed to win a majority government as PC Leader Tim Hudak did not win the confidence of Ontario voters. Wynne urged Ontario voters to vote Liberal so that either the PC or NDP parties would not be able to form a majority. They have even been running a television campaign during election week asking voters to vote Liberal to prevent a majority government. “Don’t give them a blank cheque,” the ad says. That’s the Ontario Liberal Party asking that. How is that for hypocrisy? But is the move really about preventing a majority government? The Ontario Liberals have been far too self-serving over the years to take the high road they claim to be on. The real reason is that they are desperate to retain official status as a party. The Liberals must win at least eight seats to retain that status. Heading into the election, it was a real possibility that they would not. Locally, the big question will be with MacLeod and Clark. They have been outstanding voices for the opposition since being at Queen’s Park. Maybe now we will get to see what they can do when they are in the caucus of the ruling party. BARRHAVEN
P.O. Box 567 Manotick, Ontario Tel: 613-692-6000 www.barrhavenindependent.ca
The Barrhaven Independent is published by Manotick Messenger Inc. biweekly at P.O. Box 567 in Manotick, Ontario. The Barrhaven Independent is not responsible for the loss of unsolicited manuscripts, photos, or other material used for publication purposes. Letters will be edited for length, clarity and libellous statements. Display, National and Classified rates are available on request.
Publisher: Jeff Morris Managing Editor: Jeff Morris Advertising and Marketing: Gary Coulombe Photographer: Mike Carroccetto
Phone: 613-692-6000 Fax: 613-692-3758 email: Advertising: email@example.com Editor: firstname.lastname@example.org News/sports: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org
DEADLINE FOR ALL ADVERTISING IS FRIDAY AT 4PM All layouts and composition of advertisements produced by employees of Manotick Messenger Inc. are protected by copyright invested in the publishers of the Barrhaven Independent.
Messi and Neymar cause sleepless nights in Bangladesh The flags are starting to come out. Every four years, Canadians who are not Indigenous use the FIFA World Cup as an excuse to connect with their roots. The GermanCanadians will be flying their flags and hosting parties that will bring a piece of Bavaria to us. The growing number of Iranian-Canadians will be dancing and celebrating when their team takes the pitch. Canadians originally from Egypt will be doing the same. The Danish Canadians will be cheering on their homeland, as will Canadians of Polish descent. And with Iceland’s surprising rise to soccer prowess, how many people will be tracing their family roots or ordering DNA testing to see if they have at least a small percentage of Iceland running through their veins. Unfortunately, the Italians did not get a ticket to this dance. Neither did the Irish or the Scottish or the Dutch. Ironically, there are no Canadians that have hung on to their homeland roots and shown such loyalty to their motherlands than the Canadians cheering for those clubs. And I still remember a couple of decades ago when the Irish beat the Italians and how the aftermath of that spilled For everyone else, not hanging on to their homeland roots, we will see Brazilian and Argentinian flags and jerseys as they cheer on Lionel Messi of Argentina and Neymar of Brazil. In fact, we are already seeing the excitement around these two superstars, easily the most popular athletes in the world right now. But nowhere does this global excitement for the World Cup have more of an impact than in Bangladesh. I don’t really know anything about Bangladesh. I do know that it is a country in South Asia tucked between Indian and Myanmar. With 160 million people, it is the eighth most populated country in the world. They aren’t dominant in the sports world – cricket is their number one sport ahead of soccer, and they have had great success in chess. But as popular as soccer is and as many people as the country has, Bangladesh is ranked 197th out of 202 countries with national men’s soccer teams. But the world’s hysteria for the World Cup will change the lives for many Bengalis. If you are wondering why, think back to the flags. Many of the flags we see hanging in front of homes and businesses and stuck in car windows were made in Bangladesh. In the capital city of Dhaka, the workshop district of Merajnagar has become the vortex of international flags. The district is filled with small, hot sweatshops with workers working ridiculously long and hard hours. Their wages for a month are about the equivalent of one shift at McDonald’s in Canada. Right now, weeks before the World Cup gets underway, the demand for flags and pennants has the
Merajnagar District working on all cylinders. Argentina and Brazil account for most of the flags and pennants, and they are the two most popular teams in Bangladesh. Last month, a video of fans carrying a 200-metre Argentinian flag in Bangladesh went viral. Yes, a flag that was 200 metres long. Selim Howlader, 33, owns one of the many FROM THE factories in the district that employs a combined four million garment and textile workers in 4,500 factories. His company will sell several by Jeff Morris hundred thousand flags by the time the tournament is over. In 2014, he sold 80,000 flags before and during the World Cup. Right now, he is selling about 2,500 big flags and about 10,000 pennants per day. Not surprisingly, the popularity of Messi and Neymar is driving record sales for Howlader. “Argentina and Brazil are the two most popular teams in Bangladesh,” he said in an interview with phys.org. “I have even got orders to make 50-foot long Argentine flags. These two teams have the most supporters in our country. Germany, Spain and Portugal are the other popular teams.” In the same article, textile printer Kamal Hossain, 40, who owns one of the small seatshops in Dhaka, said he and his staff have been working around the clock. “For the last two months I have been working non-stop,” said Hossain. “There are days when I do not even get two hours of sleep.” Hossain has been spending every waking hour at his screen printing machine. Homes y have been converted into makeshift printing and sewing plants to meet the demand. “Every day we’re printing and making thousands of flags. Today we’ve already printed 11,000 Argentina pennants,” said Hossain in his interview with phys.org. Perhaps the story of Bangladesh’s flag windfall is the most enlightening story to come out of the World Cup in Russia thus far. The country is always under scrutiny by human rights groups for poor working conditions, dangerous conditions, and extremely low wages. Nargis Akhter, 28, and her husband Mohammad Iqbal, work in Howlader’s factory. On an average day, they make 3,000 taka, which is about $50 Canadian. The average factory in Bangladesh pays about $100 Canadian for an entire moth of work. “I wish the craze for flags would go on for many more months,” said a smiling Akhter. So when the middle of June comes and all of a sudden, soccer seems to be on all TVs at all times, watch for people cheering and waving their flags. The world will be celebrating. In Bangladesh, every flag is making the living conditions just a tiny bit better.
Letters to the Editor welcome – email to email@example.com
FRIDAY, June 8, 2018 Page 7
Taking a leadership role in ‘Alice’ just felt right to future drama teacher when needed. Working closely with the directors (drama teachers), as well as the cast and crew, has made this year the best of my high school career. Doing all of this took a lot of my energy and time, but knowing that I was helping the cast, crew and directors -- in fact, the By Megan Leahy entire play -- made it all Special to the worth it! Barrhaven Independent Normally, live stage productions go through at Back in October, when least one really bad night, audition time came, I had but despite facing numera difficult time deciding ous obstacles, I am proud whether or not I wanted to to say that our cast really act, or take on a role filled pulled through this year. with much more responMany people have sibility. dreams about themselves In the end, I chose to being in a alternate unibecome the stage man- verse with crazy characager for Alice in Wonder- ters and a wacky setting. land, the St. Francis Xavier But for Alice, her dreams High School play. Why? came true when she fell Because seeing all of the down the rabbit hole and auditions made me realize landed in the wonderful how much I loved seeing world of Wonderland. people do what they love, All of the most welland watching them grow. known characters join Over the course of this Alice through her journey, iDn t seesuch “” U MAKe MY school year, I haveD helped as CAn the Mad Hatter, stage the actors,nAMe given sMALLeR TweedledeetO andMAKe Tweedlethem notes at theROOM... end of ALsO dum,sinCe the Queen of Hearts, 1988 rehearsals, organized the along with lesser-known ensemble, made floor characters like Humpty plans for the stage crew Dumpty and the Mock and helped the tech crew Turtle.
I am especially proud of Bryce Batten, who played the King of Hearts, who ruptured a vocal cord during our penultimate performance. However, on our final night, he came out and sang, making the performance of his life! The group of students this year really showed a lot of resilience and hard work, and it makes me extremely proud to have been a mentor and to have helped them during this journey. EDITOR’S NOTE: Megan Leahy is a Grade 12 student at St. FX and has been a part of the school’s Coyote Crew for the past four years and among the nominees for a 2018 Cappies Award. Leahy has been acting since she was 11-years-old and hopes to become a teacher (drama teacher!) after she finishes university. Alice in Wonderland received 11 Cappies nominations. Winners will be announced during the Cappies Gala at the National Arts Centre on May 27.
Ben Langille (at podium), Rajessen Sanassy, left, and Brogahn Gauthier, of Longfields-Davidson Heights Secondary School, won a Cappies Award for Sound during the Cappies Gala on Sunday, May 27. Their work during The Bullying Collection, staged in April, won over the Cappies critics.
JS ROOFING We specialize in Residential
SHINGLE ROOFING and FLAT ROOFING CRC Roof PRO certified Reasonable Rates • Free Estimates • Fully Insured
613-227-2298 • WWW.JSROOFING.CA
M.O.T. CONSTRUCTION INC. VISIT OUR MANOTICK MODEL HOME
• Reno’s • Additions • Basements • Bathrooms • Kitchens
Paul McCulloch sinCe 1988
• Garages • Repairs • Commercial • Residential • Insurance Restoration OFF: (613) 749-0209 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
“We are the Solution to your Tree Care Needs” Serving the community for over 20 years
Tree Removal/Pruning • Stump Removal Hedge/Shrub Trimming or Removal Arborist Reports • BBB Accredited • Free estimates
613-424-7331 • www.arborxpert.com
RY T N E P S CAR ACTOR
A-1ERAL CONTRin Business Rob Kemp, dressed in costume, accidentally knocked his Cappies Award for Favourite Actor in a Play for his rendition of Scrooge in St. Mother Teresa High School’s staging of A Christmas Carol onto the NAC stage floor during his acceptance speech at the Cappies Gala on Sunday, May 27. Mike Carroccetto photos
rs 35 yea
Finished Basements. Bathrooms, Kitchens, Flooring, Framing, Drywall, Painting, Baseboards, Windows, Doors
ALL TYPES OF RENOVATIONS
Call Phil 613-828-9546
Page 8 FRIDAY, June 8, 2018
The Independent#MYBARRHAVEN Fresh ingredients and quality give Burgers and Shakes good food, not fast food Ali Tohme says it is hard to believe that Burgers and Shakes is celebrating its third anniversary in Barrhaven. “The time has flown by,” he said. “It’s been a blur.” But it has been a very good blur. For Tohme, his family, and his business partner, Katryna Chaykowski, the formula for their success is not complicated. Fresh ingredients, great food, a great location, and top notch customer service have all played a part in making Burgers and Shakes a local business success story in what has been a tough environment for many. “The quality of the food is what has been bringing people back,” Tohme said. “Everything is fresh, and we use all natural ingredients. We ground the beef ourselves for the burgers. We use ice cream from Tracey’s Dairy (formerly Breyer’s) for our shakes. We are like a 1950s-styyle burger and shake place, where the focus is on quality.” That focus has made Burgers and Shakes good food as opposed to fast food. While the Barrhaven location has been open for three years, Burgers and Shakes has more than three decades behind its success. They have been open in Manotick since the 1980s. They were familiar to many families in Barrhaven long before they opened at Strandherd and Kennevale, as their Manotick location is across the road from the Ottawa South United soccer facility. “When my father (Albert Tohme) bought the business in Manotick, he wanted to create a burger that tasted like something you would have at a backyard bar-
becue,” Tohme said. “They were located in the back of Drummond’s Gas Station, and the business had been called Burgers, Shakes and Fries. Even though fries are still a big part of the business, he simplified it to Burgers and Shakes.” Albert Tohme bought the business in 1986 from a friend, who wanted to move to Florida and retire. The business thrived as a destination and eventually outgrew its location. They moved two kilometres east to the corner of Mitch Owens Road and Limebank Road, where they have been since 2001. Located across from the OSU George Nelms Soccer Park and St. Mark High School, Burgers and Shakes in Manotick also has a golf driving range and a mini-putt on site. The customers come back for the quality of the food, and the critics like what they have tried. Burgers and Shakes has won the Top Choice Awards Top Burger Place in Ottawa, and they have won the Top Choice Award for Best Burgers in Ottawa six of the last eight years. “A lot of Barrhaven families go to the soccer park in Manotick and then come over for burgers and shakes after they are done,” Tohme said. “They know us, and when we opened in Barrhaven, we already had a strong customer base.” The Barrhaven location is located at Strandherd and Kennevale, just south of the 416 interchange at Fallowfield Road. “It’s a perfect location for us,” said Tohme. “We had been looking at expanding and opening a second store for about 10 years, and have been seriously planning it for
Ali Tohme, centre, says that fresh ingredients and great customer service has made Burgers and Shakes a success story. With him are store manager Julie Bourgon, left, and his business partner, Katryna Chaykowski, right. Jeff Morris photo
about five years. When this location became available, we jumped on it. There is a lot of growth planned for here, especially with the car dealerships and Costco now open, the business park, and thousands of homes planned for the area.” Tohme started working for his parents in Manotick as an adolescent and, like many in family business, and learned the business from the bottom up. “I started by peeling and cutting potatoes,” he said. “They gave me two dollars a day. But it was always a nice, crispy brand new two dollar bill. It was exciting to get that.” While the burgers are award winners, many customers think the
shakes are even better. “They use the best ice cream on the planet,” said one customer, who wanted to chime in when he heard Tohme talking about the shakes. “I come all the way from Pakenham just for the shakes. Now that they have a Barrhaven location right off Highway 416, it makes it easier for me to come.” The shakes, like the burgers, are made the authentic and old fashioned way. While most fast food places have mixtures they put into machines, Burgers and Shakes uses milk and ice cream and a wide range of flavours to make the most authentic shakes found in Eastern Ontario. “We have 36 flavours of shakes, and we are al-
ways featuring flavours of the month,” Tohme said. The menu is simple, but it does go beyond fresh burgers, fresh but fries and homemade shakes. They also have shawarma, and other items like onion rings, deep fried zucchini and deep fried pickles. “A lot of people don’t realize it, but our number two item behind burgers has always been shawarma,” he said, adding the hummus and garlic sauce is made from scratch using his mother’s recipe. “When we opened in Barrhaven, I thought about getting a spit for the shawarma, but my father advised me against it. Instead, we cook our meat on the barbecue on skewers.
Our customers love it.” Tohme worked in the family business and eventually worked at TD Canada trust in Barrhaven. He saved money for several years, went back to school, and began planning for the opening of the family’s second Burgers and Shakes location. “We put our hearts and our souls into this place,” he said. “Our family does, and our employees do, too. We are all like a big family here. Some of the employees were even customers as kids, coming to eat with their families. “When a business has been in the family for so long, it becomes a part of you. This is more than a burger place to us. It’s my father’s legacy.”
FRIDAY, June 8, 2018 Page 9
Happy FatHer’s Day Make his first Father’s Day special
Dads are often the first heros in their young children’s lives. Dads chase away ghosts in the closet, let their daughters dance on their toes and teach their sons how to win the heart of their first crush. The first Father’s Day a new dad spends with his growing family can be quite memorable, as celebrating one’s fatherhood for the first time is a unique and special time. Spouses and other family members can go the extra mile to make this year that much more special for first-time fathers. · Let Dad sleep in. Chances are Dad is enamored with his little bundle of joy, but it’s well-known that being a new father often means sacrificing sleep time especially for the first several months to a year of that child’s life. Enlist the help of a family member who can be on baby watch while Dad gets to sleep in
on the weekend of his big day. With some extra sleep, Dad can enjoy Father’s Day that much more. · Create a first-year memory book. Take the time to put together a scrapbook of the photos and moments baby and Dad have gotten to spend together. So much focus is often placed on a new baby and his or her mother that Dad may be left playing second fiddle. Make it clear that fathers are key to their children’s development and happiness, too. · Make a baby keepsake. Use washable ink so that baby can sign a Father’s Day card with a hand or footprint. The tradition can be repeated year after year until the child is old enough to write. · Go overboard on gifts. The idea isn’t to buy Dad’s love, but Dad’s first Father’s Day is a truly unique time. On behalf of his firstborn, purchase a few different
gifts - those items that he has been interested in buying but has resisted in favor of saving money for new onesies and burp cloths. Or invest in one
special event gift, such as tickets to a game to see his favorite team or a concert to catch a favorite band. · Boost his ego. Get
matching T-shirts for baby and Dad with cute memes and sayings, such as “Couch Potato” and “Tater Tot.” Father’s Day comes once
a year. However, a father’s very first Father’s Day occurs just once. Use the opportunity to pamper Dad so he can savor this truly special experience.
Happy FatHer’s Day
anD Happy Dickinson Day From your local Home HarDware
The ManoTick Mews
Proudly serving Manotick & surrounding area since 1964!
Hours of Operation: Mon-Fri – 8am-8pm Sat. – 8am-6pm Sun – 9am-5pm
Page 10 FRIDAY, June 8, 2018
It’s the season of Convocations, Commencements, Graduations and Proms We are in the season of convocations, commencements, graduations and beginnings! I have had the privilege, some years ago, of attending Algonquin College Convocation as a member of Algonquin staff. Kiwanis Key Club members at various High Schools will be on my mind at their Commencement. Limos and girls in long dresses, handsome young men dressed to the nines arrive and are seated. Proud parents and friends, in limited numbers, have been invited to witness the “beginning of another chapter of life”. The stage is decorated with flowers; staff is seated ready to present the appropriate certificates and diplomas; the band plays, the valedictorian addresses the gathering, then the parade starts with the traditional shake hands, best wishes, perhaps a few tears and back to the seat
THIS MONTH by Larry Ellis
holding that precious piece of paper.Each year at this time we await the smiling photos of the mortarboard wearing graduates; from the Tiny Tots program to the University Graduate, each one an eager learner awaiting to begin the next step on their life discovery journey. Oh, how many things to be learned, how many adventures lay ahead. The roots of education go back to the very beginnings of history. Our highly complex and expensive educational system has been built up over a long period of time and owes much to the past. Education came with a “price” over the years, with all the
young people who had dreams but never had the opportunity to learn more, when their lives were snuffed out by wars. In the free society in which we live, every citizen has the opportunity to develop his or her abilities to the limit of their capacity. If we are to compete successfully in the world, governments cannot afford to neglect any of the divisions of our educational system – primary, secondary, college and university. Convocations and commencements are in the purest sense markers of beginnings. They give voice to our life’s work and sound the starting of all that can be.. I would like to dedicate this “This Week This Month” story to all the graduates and anyone who is embarking a new stage of their life and wonders about the mountains that lie ahead – all the best wishes!
YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR A GOVERNMENT REFUND Do you or a family member have...
• Walking Difficulty • Knee/Hip Surgery • Arthritis • Fibromyalgia • COPD • Incontinence • Crohn’s/IBS • Memory loss
• Children’s learning and behaviour difficulties • ADD/ADHD • Autism • Anxiety • Depression And many more
We don’t get paid until you get paid!
We have recovered thousands of $$$ for our clients.
Call us today 1-844-832-1777 for your free consultation
Don’t Start This Spring With a Fall
CITY COUNCILLOR, GLOUCESTER - SOUTH NEPEAN
613-580-2751 | email@example.com michaelqaqish.com @qaqishmichael
We’re firmly committed to helping our customers live with safety, with independence, and with dignity. Our Home Health Care centre at Fallowfield Pharmasave proudly brings Barrhaven residents a local option. As an ADP Authorized vendor, our walkers qualify for funding through the Assistive Devices Program!* NEW!
FALLOWFIELD PHARMASAVE 3500 Fallowfield Road
GREEN STREET PHARMASAVE 16 Green Street
*Patients must meet eligibility requirements
FRIDAY, June 8, 2018 Page 11
Local athletes to compete at OFSAA provincial high school track championships Several athletes representing four Barrhaven high schools have qualified to compete at this weekend’s OFSAA Ontario provincial high school track championships. To qualify for the provincials, athletes had to finish in the top four in their event at last weekend’s East Regionals in Kingston. For St. Mother Teresa, Dasia McDonald finished fourth in the midget girls 100 metres and second in the long jump to qualify in two events. She is also part of the school’s senior girls 4x100 metre relay team with Jada Burke, Jeanelly Balthazar and Jermaila Bruce that qualified for the provincials with a third place showing. Bruce will also be competing in the senior girls 100 metres after placing second with a time of 12.06 seconds, while Burke placed fourth in the senior girls
400 metres with a time of 59.58 seconds. Junior girls discus thrower Hailey Gibbons also qualified by placing third with a throw of 28.22 metres. Longfields Davidson Heights will be sending five athletes to OFSAA. Caitlin McCann was second in the midget girls 1500 metres, while Melanie Drost was second in the junior girls discus and second in the junior girls javelin. Joshua Foster won the junior boys triple jump with an effort of 13.65 metres, while Jackson Roy was fourth in the junior boys 800m and Ben Adams was fourth in the junior boys long jump. From John McCrae, Melany Kayembe qualified for OFSAA by placing third in the junior girls long jump, while springer Benley Bernard was fourth in the midget boys 200m. Mattson Strickler of St. Joseph was third in the midget girls 400 metres.
The Longfields-Davidson Heights girls 4x400 relay team advanced to last weekend’s East Regional Meet in Kingston. Team members were Kory McCulloch, Veronica Rozon, Akina Juneau-Katsaya and Kiara Gibson.
Achieving results for all Canadians and residents of Nepean Since taking office, our government has fulfilled many of its promises: • Passed the Middle Class Tax Cut to bring relief to more than 9 million Canadians. • Introduced the Canada Child Benefit • Simplified the Canada Student Loans • Repealed unfair provisions of Bill C-24 in the Citizenship Act • Strengthened the Canada Pension Plan • Invested $2.97 billion in public transit infrastructure in Ontario
In addition... • Created 77,000 jobs across the country, including over 200 in Nepean through the Canada Summer Jobs program. Our riding received $673,000 in funding! • Created the MP Chandra Arya Outstanding Achievement award and gave Kindle e-readers and $500 cash awards to graduating students at 23 elementary, middle and high schools in Nepean. • Consulted constituents on key issues such as Budget 2016, Climate Change and Electoral Reform. We are planning several more town halls as well.
John McCrae’s Andrew Taylor passes the baton to Alex Govkavic, left, during the 4x400 boys relay at the NCSSAA city track championships May 24. Jeff Morris photos
Chandra Arya Member of Parliament - Nepean
Constituency Office 240 Kennevale Drive Unit 201A Nepean, ON K2J 6B6 (613) 825-5005
facebook.com/ChandraNepean @ChandraNepean ChandraArya.ca firstname.lastname@example.org
Page 12 FRIDAY, June 8, 2018
St. Mother Teresa knocks off South Carleton for first lacrosse title since 2010 The monkey is off the back of the St. Mother Teresa Titans lacrosse team. After falling behind 2-0 to South Carleton, the Titans scored six unanswered goals to defeat the Storm 6-2 in the NCSSAA championship lacrosse game played at Millennium Field in Cumberland. Both teams have moved on to the OFSSA provincial high school lacrosse championships, played at Twin Elm Rugby Park this week. “In seven of the last eight years, it’s been us against South Carleton,” said Titans coach Thomas Richard. “This is the first time since 2010 that we have been able to beat them.” Richard saw early on this year that both teams were headed for another showdown in the finals. Both teams went through the regular season undefeated. “They’ve had our number,” added Richard. “They are a well-coached team and they are very consistent. We knew that if we kept doing what we have been doing, things would eventually go our way.” Richard praised the
Riley Henry (4) fights off a South Carleton defender during the first half of their 6-2 win. Henry scored four goals in the game. Jeff Morris photos
play of goalie Owen Steele, who will be playing lacrosse at Trent University next year. He also praised the play of attacker Riley Henry, who scored four goals in the final. At OFSAA, Richard said he hopes for a good showing. “There will be some
Toronto teams and some private school teams that are very strong,” he said. “We hope to be competitive and have a strong showing.” Members of the St. Mother Teresa Titans lacrosse team celebrate their NCSSAA city high school lacrosse championship victory over South Carleton last week.
Save 40% up to
by combining your home and auto insurance. Call, Click or Come in for a quote today.
Not all products available in all provinces. *Discounts vary. See your Insurance/Financial Advisor for details.
Financial Advisor The Co-operators 5560 Manotick Main St | Manotick 613-692-5070 www.cooperators.ca/William-McDonald
Home Auto Life Investments Group Business Farm Travel
FRIDAY, June 8, 2018 Page 13
Summer camp options abound Summer camp is a beloved tradition in many families. Many parents of young children fondly recall spending their summers at summer camp, where they made lifelong friends and learned the finer points of roasting marshmallows and competing in threelegged sack races. Parents looking for the right summer camp for their kids will soon discover there are various types of summer camps, each offering youngsters something different. The following are some of the summer camp options parents can expect to encounter as they search for the right campe for their kids. Day camp Day camps are not overnight camps, which means kids will return home each night rather than sleep over at camp.
Day camps typically offer many of the activities people have come to associate with camps, including crafts, sports and even day-trips to experience local culture or attractions. Many day camps are co-ed, and counselors typically live within the community. Faith-based camp Faith-based camps offer many of the same activities as more traditional summer camps, but do so while simultaneously offering campers the opportunity to celebrate and further explore their religious beliefs. Some faithbased camps may focus heavily on religion, incorporating faith into daily camp activities, while others may be more subtle with regard to integrating religious beliefs and lessons into camp activities.
Sports camps Some summer camps focus on a particular sport, catering to young athletes who want to further develop their athletic talents. Sports camps may or may not feature guest lectures and lessons from notable local athletes and coaches, with some even providing instruction from current and/or former professional athletes. Some sports camps are overnight, while others are day camps. Family camps Family camps are opportunities for the whole family to enjoy the summer camp experience. Family camps typically tailor their activities around tasks families can complete together, with counselors providing assistance when itâ€™s needed. Family camps may be faith-based or secular, and families
typically stay overnight, sleeping in facilities on the campsite or in lodging away from home. Special needs camps Parents of children with special needs can still send their kids to summer camp, as there are many
camps that cater to such youngsters. Special needs camps may cater to campers who are blind, deaf, learning disabled, or mentally or physically disabled. Staff at special needs camps typically undergoes
extensive training, which helps to calm some of the fears parents may have about leaving their special needs children at camp. Facilities at special needs camps are often built to accommodate the specific needs of campers.
Camps Canada is offering $20 off your next camp registration. Enter discount code below when you resister online before July 1st.
BIMM-JUN1 One discount Code per Household
Page 14 FRIDAY, June 8, 2018
The IndependentJUST FOR FUN
HOW TO PLAY Fill in the grid so that every row, every column and every 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 through 9 only once. Each 3x3 box is outlined with a darker line. You already have a few numbers to get you started. Remember: You must not repeat the numbers 1 through 9 in the same line, column or 3x3 box.
CLUES ACROSS 1. Formed by burning tobacco 4. Luxury automaker 7. Religious residences 12. Crusaders 14. Puzzled 15. In a curt way 18. Selling tool 19. Solid material 20. Gold 21. Thick piece of something 24. Pouch 27. “Wonder Years” actor Fred 30. Strong and healthy 31. Waste matter 33. Apply lightly 34. Type of squad 35. Secret political faction 37. Mock 39. Immoral act 41. Early Syrian kingdom 42. Neutralizes alkalis 44. Loud, confused noise 47. Sweet potato 48. Yemen’s largest city 49. Farm state 50. Bird’s beak 52. Measures distance 53. Pacify 56. Spanish noble 61. Lodging supplied for public convenience 63. Womanized 64. Not divisible by two 65. Monetary unit CLUES DOWN 1. Used in perfumery 2. Arabic man’s name 3. Assess 4. Prickly plants 5. Falsely assess 6. “__ the whistle”
7. Mama 8. Rocker __ Vicious 9. Toward 10. Prefix meaning within 11. Midway between south and southeast 12. Cause to be embarrassed 13. Pandemonium 16. Fall behind 17. Cantonese 22. Shad 23. A way to make dark 24. Specialized systems
consultant 25. Wings 26. Taxi driver 28. Linear units 29. Large Philippine plant 32. Celebration 36. Fugitives are on this 38. Chinese tree 40. Not sour 43. “Bourne” actor Matt 44. Former OSS 45. Runners run this 46. Offered again 51. Sanctuary
54. Food suitable for babies 55. Caused by a reflection of sound 56. Mortar trough 57. Days in mid-month 58. Exhibit the courage to do 59. Disk of the sun in Egyptian mythology 60. Protects from weather 62. Manganese
FRIDAY, June 8, 2018 Page 15
CLASSIFIEDS Classified Advertising Rates
30 cents per word, $8.00 minimum All Classified Advertising Payable In Advance
Classifieds will be accepted by telephone, fax or email Tel: 613-925-4265 Fax: 613-925-2837 email: email@example.com Deadline for Classified Advertising Friday at 4:00 pm Deadline for Display Advertising Friday at noon
DO YOU HAVE SOMETHING THAT HAS BEEN LINGERING BUT YOU HAVEN’T HAD THE TIME TO GET IT DONE i.e. painting a closet/room/ hallway, cleaning/organizing a garage/basement/attic, something repaired/moved/picked up, call 613-808-9376.
EVERY SATURDAY IN ARNPRIOR AND SUNDAY IN OTTAWA June, July and August, Over 100 skills drills every session. See website for details.
GARAGE SALE / FUNDRAISER “GARAGE SALE/BOTTLE DRIVE FUNDRAISER FOR DIABETES CANADA at 5627 Whitewood Avenue, Manotick, on Saturday, June 9, 2018, at 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. If you have bottles to donate but will not be able to stop by, please text or call 613-915-0060 for pick-up anytime.”
Find it in the classifieds
(P-B10, 11, M10, 115)
Chris @ 613-294-7237, Keavin @ 613-799-2788
HERITAGE WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT: WILDLIFE PROBLEMS? Get them humanely removed with Heritage Wildlife Management. Call Paul Mussell. 613-601-2959. (Csa-tf-33)
Visit us online!
A recent post cArd thAt wAs sent out hAd A picture of the Mill And A sold under it. please be aware that the Mill is not for sale, and therefore
i apologize for any misunderstanding this may have caused.
DEATH NOTICE ROLLAND, Janet Ann (WATSON)
February 8, 1954 - May 12, 2018
Unexpectedly at Sunnybrook Hospital, Janet passed away on May 12. Beloved wife of Charlie, devoted mother to Shelley (Peter) and Gavin (Holly), and doting grandmother to Harrison, Roselyn, Evangeline and Brielle. A long-time resident of Whitby, ON, at heart Janet was always a small-town girl from Manotick, ON where her father Ron Watson and brothers Jeff and Doug still reside. Janet was a nurse at Scarborough General for 30 years and was adored by colleagues and patients alike. An accomplished gardener, cook, seamstress and volunteer with the Whitby Kinettes, Janet will be most remembered as a dear friend to all who knew her. Funeral services were held on May 26 at St. James Anglican Church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Arthritis Society or the Phototherapy Education and Research Centre at Women’s College Hospital.
EXTEND YOUR REACH - ADVERTISE PROVINCIALLY OR ACROSS THE COUNTRY! For more information visit www.ocna.org/network-advertising-program
$$ CONSOLIDATE YOUR DEBT $$
HIP OR KNEE REPLACEMENT? Other medical conditions that cause Restrictions in Walking or Dressing ALLOWS FOR THE FOLLOWING: $2,000 Yearly Tax Credit and a $40,000 Tax Refund/Rebate. For Expert Help CALL TODAY TOLLFREE: 1-844-453-5372.
TAP INTO HOME EQUITY! With home values skyrocketing, take advantage and pay down other high interest debt. HOME EQUITY LOANS FOR ANY PURPOSE!! Bank turn downs, Tax or Mortgage arrears, Self Employed, Bad Credit, Bankruptcy. Creative Mortgage Specialists! No proof of income 1st, 2nd, and 3rd's Up to 85% Borrow: $50,000 $100,000
Pay Monthly: $268 $537
LARGER AMOUNTS AND COMMERCIAL FUNDS AVAILABLE !!Decrease monthly payments up to 75%!! Based on 5% APR. OAC 1-888-307-7799 ONTARIO-WIDE FINANCIAL 1801347inc FSCO Licence #12456 www.ontario-widefinancial.com !! LET US HELP !!
MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTION! Indemand career! Employers have work-at-home positions available. Get online training you need from an employer-trusted program. Visit: CareerStep.ca/MT or 1-855-768-3362 to start training for your work-at-home career today!
FOR SALE SAWMILLS from only $4,397 MAKE MONEY & SAVE MONEY with your own bandmill - Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. FREE Info & DVD: www.NorwoodSawmills.com/400OT 1-800-567-0404 Ext:400OT.
MORTGAGES 1st & 2nd MORTGAGES from 2.40% 5 year VRM and 3.24% 5 year FIXED. All Credit Types Considered. Let us help you S AV E t h o u s a n d s o n t h e r i g h t mortgage! Purchasing, Re-financing, Debt Consolidation, Construction, Home Renovations...CALL 1-800225-1777, www.homeguardfunding.ca (LIC #10409).
PERSONALS ANOTHER LONELY SUMMER ... We hope not! MISTY RIVER INTRODUCTIONS can find you someone you love to spend your life with. Ontario's traditional matchmaker. CALL TODAY! 613-2573531, www.mistyriverintros.com.
STEEL BUILDINGS LOWER YOUR MONTHLY PAYMENTS AND CONSOLIDATE YOUR DEBT NOW!!!
REACH MILLIONS OF CUSTOMERS IN ONTARIO WITH ONE EASY CALL!
1st, 2nd, 3rd MORTGAGES Debt Consolidation Refinancing, Renovations Tax Arrears, No CMHC Fees
Your Classified Ad or Display Ad would appear in weekly newspapers each week across Ontario in urban, suburban and rural areas.
$50K YOU PAY: $208.33 / MONTH (OAC)
For more information Call Today 647-350-2558, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
No Income, Bad Credit Power of Sale Stopped!!! BETTER OPTION MORTGAGE
FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL TODAY TOLL-FREE:
HEARING AIDS from $199. Why choose UberHearing? Reason #43: Long Lasting Rechargeable Options. Call Toll-Free 1(888)8996 6 8 9 . Vi s i t U b e r H e a r i n g . c o m . Smaller. Cheaper. BETTER. Trenton & Stirling.
1-800-282-1169 www.mortgageontario.com (Licence # 10969)
STEEL BUILDING SALE ..."MEGA MADNESS SALE - CRAZY DEALS ON ALL BUILDINGS!" 20X23 $5,798. 23X25 $5,744. 25X27 $6,639. 30X31 $8,488. 3 2 X 3 5 $ 9 , 9 5 4 . O n e E n d Wa l l Included. Pioneer Steel 1-855-2127036
AUCTIONS FIREARMS AUCTION JUNE 23rd, 2018 - Three Sessions Live And Online. Bidding Starts June 6th-22nd. www.switzersauction.com Toll-Free 1-800-694-2609, Email: email@example.com. Estates And Collections Wanted. Switzer's Canada's #1 Firearms Auction.
Page 16 FRIDAY, June 8, 2018
The IndependentFOCUS ON YOUTH Training in South Carolina highlight of young career for local equestrian Name: Molly Jenkins
Age: 17 School: St. Francis Xavier High
YOUTH by Phill Potter
FX community. In Grade 7 and 8, I was a part of Parents: Brenda and Anthe Intermediate Science thony Jenkins Club that competed in Cardboard Boat design Brother: William Jenkins and racing competitions. (20), second year at the Researching the physics University of Windsor of making a boat fast and buoyant, my team was Pets: Rigby (Dog), able to use the limited reMouse (Horse) sources and our design to qualify for the provincial Part-time Work: Host competition in Waterloo. at Hunt Club Lonestar The following year I was given an Academic Favourite Subjects: Award for my commitEnglish, Business, Math ment and involvement with the club. What do you enjoy Being a Track & Field reading for pleasure? athlete outside of school, “I’m an avid reader and I volunteered to help almost always can be coach my school’s Varfound with a novel open. sity Team in grades 9 to Lately, I have enjoyed 11. For planning practireading biographies and ces and helping my team autobiographies, the warm up at meets, while most recent being, Shoe competing myself, I was Dog by Phil Knight. I also awarded the Junior Athenjoy reading The New letic Award for Track & Yorker.” Field in Grade Ten. My greatest accomAccomplishments: plishment is the ongoing “Since Intermediate success I’ve had in EventLATEST AD!!!!!!!!!!!! copy_Diversitea School, I have been an Ad 5/25/18 9:02 PM Page 1 ing. For 10 years I have active member in the St. trained 6 times a week,
and competed several Kidney, who has provided times throughout the me with many opportunseasons. My dedication ities to learn and grow in to the sport has helped the sport over the past me to move up through three years, including the levels and compete taking me under his wing this winter in Aiken.” nationally. This winter, I spent a Interests: “I love to be month in Aiken, South Carolina with my coach- busy, and always have a es. I had the opportun- full schedule. My favourity to train at many dif- ite things to do when I get ferent venues, as well as home from school and compete at huge Event on weekends, are ride my sites. I rode alongside horse, go to Track & Field some of the best Event- practice, go to the gym, ers in the world, and got or spend time with my a glimpse of how much family and friends. a Person_Ad copy 5/15/18 5:22 PM Page 1 effort it takesRemove to produce youth continues on page 17 top international horse and rider pairs. Over my Molly Jenkins has excelled entire riding career, living in both track and field and and working in Aiken has in eventing during her high been the most valuable school career. Phill Potter Photo and exciting experience. The last fours years of Eventing have been a feat of their own. In 2014 I was lucky enough to purchase my own Event horse. Working with Mouse has been my greatest challenge, although there BEFORE have been no shortages of ups and downs. We have come so far as a pair, and I’m extremely proud of our success. I have worked with many amazing coaches throughout the years, including FEI Eventer Matt
Photo Restoration AFTER
Healthy and Delicious
Remove or Add a Person Stains, Creases, Fading, Tears, Pieces Missing Colourize Black and White Photographs Change Colour to Classic Black and White Archival/Giclée Printing Transparencies, Negatives, Tintypes, Daguerreotypes Photo Collages, Custom Framing
GREEN • BLACK • WHITE HERBAL • WELLNESS MATCHA • OOLONG • ROOIBOS
Blended in small batches ensuring the finest quality!
Shop for DiversiTea at the Ottawa & Metcalfe Farmers’ Market Pêches & Poivre (Almonte), Osgoode Country Creations (Osgoode) Beyond the House (Russell), Foodland (Russell) Geronimo Coffee House (Kemptville), Tammy’s Tub Treats (Manotick) Shop online at diversitea.ca Ottawa, Ont. 613.425.1301
PHOTOGRAPHIC RESTORATION and DIGITAL SERVICES Over 30 years experience.
By Appointment Only – Day or Evening at Your Convenience
176 Flat Sedge Cres. Ottawa, ON K1T 0G9
5 MINUTES SOUTH OF BANK AND HUNT CLUB AT FINDLAY CREEK
FRIDAY, June 8, 2018 Page 17
Vision and input needed as Barrhaven’s ‘next steps’ planned Half way through the year, that is what someone said to me this morning…can you believe it? I had a great meeting last week with some community leaders talking about Barrhaven’s next steps. If you are interested in participating let me know. Andrea Steenbakkers, Executive Director of Barrhaven’s BIA and Alison Stirling, my planning assistant, are going to work together to host a charrette mid-June to establish next steps. We have some very important opportunities coming to Barrhaven and I need your help, vision and input. I am very proud to say that Hope Blooms, which was a huge fundraiser for the QCH and supported by the Ambassadors Raising Hope Councillors (west and south end councillors) raised $520k for the renovation and rehabilitation of the Mental Health Unit at our Queensway Carleton Hospital. It was a fantastic event held at Saunders Farm.
Let the BIA know about your community event. The Barrhaven BIA website has a Community Events page to announce your event for all to see. Add your event to their page.
BARRHAVEN by Jan Harder
IODE Walter Baker Chapter’s 6th Annual Mega-Huge Garage Sale
TONS of New & Gently Used Items, Great Quality - A Treasure For EVERY Hunter!!! The garage sale will be held on Saturday June 9th, 2018, from 7am-3pm, at 5 Shamrock Place. Rain or Shine. Proceeds to go in part to Operation Come Home’s Youth Drop-In Centre and our ongoing chapter projects and programs. For more info please visit: http://iodewalterbaker.weebly.com
Key Club of Barrhaven BBQ
The Barrhaven Key Club (high school student governed community club) annual fundraiser barbecue in Barrhaven! The Key Club of Barrhaven will be hosting its annual barbecue event in the lot in front of 1581 Greenbank Rd (Barrhaven Sobeys) on Saturday June 9th, 2018 from 11am to 2pm. At the event, there will be activities and food. For further information, email BarrhavenKeyClub@gmail.com
Stonebridge Community Association Golf Tournament June 16th
Come join us! Let’s have some fun and get some fresh air on the golf course! All levels of players welcome! Bid on silent auction items (proceeds to be shared with the Barrhaven Food Cupboard), enjoy a great dinner, meet your neighbours, support your community association and the Barrhaven Food Cupboard. All in one day!!! Registration is now open on our website: www.stonebridgeca.com
FOPLA Mammoth Used Book Sale
On Saturday June 16 10am - 2pm at 100 Tallwood Drive, (James Bartleman Centre) The Friends of the Ottawa Public Library Association (FOPLA) invite you to their monthly Mammoth Used Book Sale! Hundreds of used books for sale at unbeatable prices, including as low as for $1. Browse a variety of genres including Fiction, Non-Fiction, Lifestyle, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Biography, Children’s and more. **This month - Special price - all Children & teen books - 3 for the price of 1.** Proceeds benefit the Ottawa Public Library.
For more information.
The Canadian Cancer Society
On June 17, 2018 at 10am, The Canadian Cancer Society is hosting a Break Free 5 km event at Andrew Hayden Park in Ottawa to celebrate the success of all the participants in the Walk or Run to Quit program. The program helps people quit smoking by teaching them to walk or run 5 km. The last step of their Walk or Run to Quit journey is crossing that finish line and saying that they completed a 5 km event smoke-free! The Break Free 5K brings families and friends together to remember how staying active keeps us happy and healthy. The Break Free 5k is not your typical walk or running event; it is a celebration of healthy lifestyles that allows you to play along the way. Walk or run and partake in our optional Play Stations. Each Play Station
is there to remind us that living a healthy lifestyle is meant to be fun! Rediscover your youth and participate in our Break Free 5K of play! Here is a link to the event for more information: Break Free 5k | Run to Quit 2017
Water Garden Horticultural Society
The 10th annual Water Garden Tour, which will take place on Saturday June 23rd, 2018. Like last year, we will be featuring 10 water gardens of various sizes and designs, with one site also being showcased in the evening, where people bring their lawn chairs and beverages. Times: Day: 9am to 5pm. Evening: 7pm to 11pm Cost: $20.00 per person; children 12 and under are free. Tickets/ Tour booklets for this self-guided tour are available after May 1st at www.ottawawatergardens.com
Mayor’s Annual Canada Day Celebration for Seniors
My office will have 20 complimentary tickets to the Mayor’s Annual Canada Day Celebration on Sunday July 1st, 2018 from 8am until 10:30am in the Aberdeen Pavilion, Lansdowne Park. Tickets are on a first come, first serve basis while quantities last.
Barrhaven Classic Car Show
Barrhaven Classic Car Show will be held at the Fallowfield Park and Ride, Corner of Fallowfield and Woodroffe from 10am to 4pm on Sunday August 12th, 2018. Show off your Classic, Custom and Rods. Food Trucks, Vendors and Music. $5 per Vehicle. Dash Plaques for first 150 Cars. Prizes based on your knowledge of Classic Cars. All proceeds to CHEO Foundation. Contact Keith Goebel at r.k.goebel@ outlook.com
youth continues from page 16 I have also been a Youth Mental Health Advocate since 2010, with Do It For Daron. This organization is very close to my heart, and has equipped me to recognize stigma and help start the conversation of Youth Mental Health, in my school and community.” Why did you get in-
volved in what you do: “My Grandpa, Ken Searson, has been my number one fan in Eventing since the day I told my family I wanted to ride horses. He, alongside my parents, has encouraged me to achieve my goals and supported me the whole way.” Career Goals: “My short term career goals
include choosing one of the many schools I have been admitted to for the Fall 2018 term, including Western, Ryerson and Queens. I will be studying Commerce and specializing in either Finance or Marketing. I hope that in the long term I will be interning, and then working for an athletic company, such as Nike.”
everyone winS your shopping shapes your community
Page 18 FRIDAY, June 8, 2018
The IndependentCOMMUNITY Public Consultation to be held on upgrades to Davidson Park
Bus Pad and Shelter Improvements 2018
Updated Parking By-Law
WARD REPORT by Michael Qaqish
The City is currently working on improvements of several bus pads and bus shelters in Ward 22. Some of the stops that will be included are Leikin / Crestway, Longfields / Paul Metivier, Strandherd / Longfields, Cresthaven / Grovehurst, Jockvale / Golflinks. The bus pads will be constructed within City property limits and will increase the level of service, safety, accessibility and comfort experienced by OC Transpo’s customers. The pads will be con-
The updated Traffic and Parking By-law went into effect on June 1 and replaced the previous by-law and all associated amendments. Under the new by-law, motorists will be able to park for up to six consecutive hours on weekends and statutory holidays, between 7 am and 7 pm where no parking limit signs are present. Previously, the limit was three hours. If you have any questions or require more information, please visit Ottawa.ca or call 3-1-1.
City Increases Number of Intersections with Red Light Cameras
After implementing a red light camera at the intersection of Lyon and Slater last week, the total number of red light cameras in the City is now at 54. Intersections are chosen for red light cameras based on collision patterns. The cameras improve intersection safety by decreasing the running of red lights. Running a red light is considered an aggressive driving behaviour that contributes to collisions that may result in serious injuries or fatalities. The City’s interactive traffic map lists all intersections equipped with red light cameras. All intersections with red light cameras are equipped with signs to increase drivers’ awareness of
Barrhaven Village Square
their installation. The red light camera takes two photographs: one when a vehicle is about to enter an intersection where the light is red, and one showing the vehicle in the intersection. Both photos only captures a vehicle’s rear license plates - not its driver or occupants. The City consulted the Province’s Information and Privacy Commissioner to ensure the cameras do not violate driver or occupant privacy. The fine for running a red light is $260 plus a $5 service fee and $60 victim surcharge.
Call for recipients
To commemorate the service and sacrifices made by Canadian veterans at home and during international conflicts, the Nepean Museum is issuing plaques to Celebrate Canada’s Best. To
1581 Greenbank rd nepean
ven Barrha e Squar Village
ugh o n E g i B you. e v r e s to nough e l l a m S ! to care
SeLL We NOW
Chris Kimball, Locally Owned bySobeys CFranchisee hris EvangElidis Barrhaven
Locally owned and operated
1581 Greenbank Rd., Village Square Mall Chris Kimball, Franchisee Sobeys Barrhaven
be eligible, recipients must have served with the Canadian Armed Forces, or have served with a Canadian police force that has served overseas carrying out either military or relief services. They must also currently reside in the boundaries of the former municipality of Nepean as they existed between 1978 and 2000 or have resided for a substantial part of one’s life within those boundaries. Celebrating Canada’s Best plaques will be issued in the fall of 2018. If you are interested in receiving a plaque for yourself, a family member, or a friend, or would like information about the program, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 613-580-2088 ext. 35251. The deadline for expressing interest in receiving a plaque is June 29, 2018.
The Chapman Mills Community building is offering a Karate Camp this summer for kids aged 6-12. Students will learns the basics of karate and participate in games, crafts, and outdoor activities. There are several dates offered throughout the summer, and the cost is $175.25. Please email ri-
email@example.com for more details.
structed with minimal impacts upon traffic and may require limited, localized lane closures at each site location. Construction is anticipated to commence in June with completion in late Fall 2018.
Please join us for a public consultation to review options for upgrades that will be coming to Davidson Park located at 5 Ryerson Avenue in Heart’s Desire. This is a lifecycle project, which will replace some of the junior play equipment and swings. The meeting will be held at the Chapman Mills Community Building, 424 Chapman Mills Drive on Tuesday June 12th from 7-8:30pm.
Village Square, 1581 greenbank rd, nepean, On
7 am-11Pm 7 DaYS a WEEK
Now accepting Air Miles gh Enou
u. (613)Bo 825-5495 serve yo
t sobeys.com gh u o n e l l Sma ! to care
FRIDAY, June 8, 2018 Page 19
Great turnout for annual Top Shelf 4-on-4 ball hockey tourney
The Sharp Shooters were the only all girls team to enter the annual 4-on-4 ball hockey tournament. However, they had a ringer on their team as Ryan Spooner of the New York Rangers joined them.
The Flames and the Gong Show battled it out at the Top Shelf Ball Hockey Tournament May 26.
Jeff Morris photos
g n i 9 tips for a better dining experience r u t a e F Most people enjoy dining out for various reasons, including the opportunity to try new flavors, interact socially and avoid cooking and cleaning up at home. Canadians are dining out more often. A Dalhousie University survey found that nearly 42 percent of Canadians either buy ready-to-eat meals or dine at a restaurant once or twice a week, while another 3 percent admitted to doing so on a daily basis. Dining out puts customers in direct contact with the people who make restaurants run like clockwork - most notably, food servers. While big tips are a great way for diners to express their gratitude to their servers, there are other ways to show thanks. 1. Make a reservation and arrive on time. When a reservation has been made, make sure all members of the dining party arrive on time. A punctual arrival helps the restaurant run more smoothly,
2364 Roger Stevens Drive, North Gower
especially if it is a large party. If you will be running late, call the restaurant and notify them. 2. Let needs be known early on. If you’re rushing to make it to a movie, let the server know that time is of the essence so service can be expedited. If you prefer to lounge, ask to be seated in an outof-the way spot. 3. Only signal the server when you’re ready to order. Do not call the server over if you need to continue perusing the menu. 4. Be courteous to the server and fellow customers. It is important for all customers to wait their turn and avoid interrupting waiters when they are taking other customers’ orders. In addition, allow servers to mention the specials before ordering. 5. Alert staff to food allergies when ordering so that the kitchen can be notified that a special order will be coming in. This enables everyone to be
prepared and reduces the risk of someone getting sick. 6. If something is not right with the meal, mention it early so it can be remedied. Do not eat an entire meal before filing a complaint with the server. 7. Recognize that servers have nothing to do with the wait time for a table. Do not take your frustration out on the server if it takes awhile before you’re seated. 8. Clean up after yourself and children. If your party makes a big mess or a child gets sick or spills something, make an effort to clean up the table. 9. Consider the bigger picture when deciding what to leave as a tip. Servers have no control over the quality of the food, wait times or even the atmosphere. Take up issues with the management and make sure the tip reflects the job done by the server.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
7 Days A Week
Page 20 FRIDAY, June 8, 2018
4 Bedroom, 4 Bath, Private Beach, Home Theatre & Gym 1299 Woods Lake Rd. - Greely - $874,900
st Ju ted Lis
4 Bedroom, 3 Bath, Hardwood Flooring Fenced Yard
3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Large Property, Workshop/ Carriage House
566 Carina Crescent - Stonebridge - $609,900
539 Broadhead Ave. – Westboro $599,900
Corner Lot, 4 Bedroom, 3 Bath, Hardwood Flooring 500 Kentmare Cres. - Barrhaven - $559,900
Corner Lot, 4 Bedroom, 3 Bath, Open Concept
Corner Lot, 3 Bedroom, 3 Bath, Harwood Flooring
401 Riverboat Heights – Half Moon Bay - $509,900
2400 Nutgrove Ave.- Half Moon Bay - $489,900
Large Fully Fenced yard 3 Bedroom, 3 Bath, Hardwood Flooring
Upgraded 3 Bedroom, 3 Bath, Hardwood Throughout, Fenced Yard
Newly Built, Hardwood Flooring, 3 Bedroom, 3 Bath
57 Stonepointe Ave. - Barrhaven - $489,900
1600 Des Grives Cres. - Orleans - $414,900
160 Wild Senna Way – Barrhaven - $369,900
st d u J te Lis
1600 Rosebella Ave. – Findlay Creek - $214,900
3 Bedroom, 3 Bath, Parking Included, In Suite Laundry
2033 Madrid Ave. - Barrhaven - $1,700
Harwood Flooring, Open Concept, Fenced
3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, 2 Balconies, 2 Parking Spots
Vacant Lot, Excellent opportunity to build
313-2650 Southvale Cres – Sheffield - $199,900
st JuOLd s
5 Bedroom, 3 Bath, Wood Burning Fireplace, Inground Pool 2406 Rideau Rd. – Greely
1250 Mcwatters Rd. – Queensway Terrance - $169,900
st JuOLd s
3 Storey, 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, 2 Balconies
2013 Madrid Ave. – Barrhaven
Barrhaven Independent June 8, 2018