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Georgina council will consider a 2.8-per-cent property tax increase during today’s budget session. That would mean an additional $94.03 on property tax bills for homes assessed at $260,000. You can blame road maintenance costs, garbage collection, disposal and recycling and parks operations for eating up the biggest part of your dollar. Fire and emergency services accounts for the next biggest slice of the pie, with 19 cents of every dollar. Last year, Georgina’s municipal tax bill, including the region and school board portions, went up 2.65 per cent, or $84.90, for an average household. That’s a combined $178 tax hike since 2010. Today’s session examines key budget issues for the town, including engineering and public works projects, administrative services and recreation items. Thirty-six cents of every dollar you send to the town is swallowed by the engineering department’s capital investments and operations. Major projects on the books include road surface treatment and bridge rehabilitation, sidewalk construction, Maskinonge pedestrian bridge, Glenwoods Avenue box culSee page 3.

PHOTO COURTESY JOHN CARTER

Georgina pilot John Carter was out for a sunny morning jaunt through the skies Easter Sunday and took several shots from above. This one shows the mouth of the Holland River. “It was a great morning for flying,” Mr. Carter said. He also took shots of the Hwy. 404 construction heading north and shots of Cook’s Bay. Check out our website at yorkregion.com for more of his aerial photography.

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Should region’s chairperson be elected? BY DAVID FLEISCHER AND TERESA LATCHFORD

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The debate continues to grow on whether the regional chairperson should be elected by voters. The idea was discussed in

Markham and now Newmarket council supports the idea. Georgina has yet to discuss the matter.

The regional chairperson is elected by regional council at its inaugural meeting and chairperson Bill Fisch was unanimously appointed in 2003, 2006 and 2010. Changing the selection process is an issue that seems to be gaining See page 5.

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vert, repairs to arenas, community halls and town facilities, as well as equipment replacement. Seven new staff positions are also required, the budget shows. Eleven cents of every dollar will go to providing quality recreation programs and events for all ages in Georgina. Staff at recreation and culture will conduct a program quality, participation, user fee and marketing review, with expenses mapped out for cultural programs, increased program delivery and special events, as well as a skateboard park. User fee increases are also on the books.

vices, suggested added savings of $200,000 from a new insurance provider to the town through a Collective N6 agreement and $384,000 in additional property tax revenues from development growth in 2011 may be used to offset added costs to service the additional population and mitigate property tax pressure. After revenues, the town needs an estimated $31.1 million, or 74 per cent of total funding, to finance its budget. Budget documents are available at the civic centre and on the town’s website at www.georgina.ca. Today’s budget deliberations, and the proposed adoption of the budget following the council meeting Monday, April 23, are open to the public.

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Thousands of students from across Canada, including Keswick and Sutton, attended the 95th anniversary of Vimy Ridge Monday. We hope to share stories and photos from Georgina students when they return.

Students ‘come of age’ in their own right BY HEIDI RIEDNER

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Following in the footsteps of the fallen from a defining moment of Canadian history has led to many local high school students ‘coming of age’ in their own right. “Today, I realized that the World Wars are more than a subject,” wrote 16-year-old Keswick High School student Alora Nastos this past Tuesday in her online travel journey after attending 95th anniversary celebrations at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in France Easter Monday. “Whether it be heaven, nirvana, release or whatever — I pray (and I NEVER pray) that these men are at peace and know that they are remembered, even if only by a tombstone and bones,” the 16-yearold wrote. Miss Nastos was one of 41 students from Keswick High and 22 students from Sutton District High School that took part in a 12-day trip to Europe organized through EF Educational Tours highlghting historically significant sites. Students were taken to various destinations including Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland, Anne Frank’s home in Amsterdam, London’s British War Museum and Winston Churchill’s Bunker, before attending 95th anniversary services at Vimy Ridge April 9. Miss Nastos says she knew the moment she left her room early Monday morning, that the cold, wet weather would symbolically mirror the poignant remembrance heavy with quiet anxiety. The methodical drum of marching footsteps was the only sound heard as the silent procession of more than 4,000 teens from across Canada representing 146 schools

and cadet groups from every province, and another thousand or so teachers, directors and volunteers, paid tribute to the more than 3,600 soldiers of the Canadian Corps who laid their lives on the line 95 years ago. Considered a defining moment for Canada as a nation, the Canadian Corps seized the heavily fortified, strategic seven-kilometre Vimy Ridge offering a commanding view over Allied lines in April 1917. As a result, the country emerged from under the shadow of Britain and felt capable of greatness. Keswick and Sutton students felt an odd mix of pride and honour as a nation, but also the tragic loss and respect for each individual soldier, writes Miss Nastos. After a three-kilometre silent march and official ceremonies with dignitaries, the students paid their own tribute with speeches, banners, flags and a candle-lit observance at one of the cemeteries. “It had started to rain during the service,” wrote Miss Nastos. “For some reason, this made me want to protect my little flame all the more. To me, it was as if I didn’t keep this flame going, I wouldn’t remember and these men wouldn’t be honoured in any way, even if mine was a meager way.” Standing at the grave of an unknown soldier shocked Miss Nastos. So, too, did the sheer number marked “known unto God”. The fact that almost half the men buried there have no name in death unsettled and bothered the young teenager. “In death, you have nothing but the hope that the living keep living and (your) name tells your legacy. I wish I could name them all, their real names, the ones their families called them by. Yet the only thing

I could do was light a candle and place it at one tombstone and pray for this man, whoever he may be.” From that moment on Miss Nastos vowed to remember them all. Forever. Even before walking through the trenches after the official ceremony. What drew her eye there, however, was the surrounding area riddled with holes. Huge holes. “They seemed to be at least 20-feet deep,” she wrote. “Pictures cannot describe the enormity of these holes. The entire land is a green grass sea of holes and craters, speckled with tall trees, impossibly upright.” The cold, wet rain turned to hail, but the large contingent of students remained sombre and quiet on their 15-minute trip back to the awaiting buses, overcome by the gravity of it all, writes Miss Nastos. “The thought of how 95 years ago this day, men were fighting a war in the snow and cold kept up the silence in a different way than from the marches.” For Alora’s mother, Barb Nastos, her daughter’s words spoke to a newfound maturity, understanding and compassion. “Your hope as a parent when your child takes one of these trips is that they get something out of it,” said Mrs Nastos Tuesday morning. “When I read what Alora wrote on Monday, I realized my ‘little’ girl was gone. She obviously understood the magnitude of what she was witness to in a very grown-up way.” Seeing the pock-marked, ravaged former battleground held special significance for Sutton High School student Jonathan Hyde. His great-grandfather, Charlie Sedore, who was one of the original members of the Sutton Legion, fought at Vimy and survived.

Returning first to Baldwin and later moving to Sutton, he made a life for himself, marrying and having three daughters; Evelyn (Jonathan’s grandmother) and her two sisters, Cora and Helen. As a young blacksmith, Mr. Sedore volunteered to go and fight in France and was called upon many times to serve in that particular function during his service from 1915 until 1919, according to Jonathan’s mother, Kathy Hyde. “My mother tells me her father fought through Verdun, Ypres, Somme and Vimy,” she said. “He told stories about being gassed and fighting in the mud with rifles that were jammed with mud. Back then the soldiers only had bayonets for protection.” It was during the battle of Vimy Ridge that Charlie’s cousin, Gerald Sedore, who was also fighting with him, came to tell him he had been hit. They were separated in the fight and Charlie never saw him again. “We think it’s important to preserve these memories for our children, especially because of the family connection,” said Jonathan’s mom. “What an incredibly courageous group of Canadians they were.” For Miss Nastos, it was during Monday evening’s concert featuring Newfoundland band Hey Rosetta and British Columbia’s Spirit of the West that the gravity of all that she had seen sunk in against a backdrop full of music, life and celebration. While Monday’s driving rain, cold and blustery winds in France eerily matched the conditions faced by young soldiers not much older than the students honouring their memory almost a century later, the stark contrast of their situations was not lost on Miss Nastos.

All those battlefields and stories from the concentration camps, as well as the “unprepared” and “panicked” speeches by participating students at the stadium made her realize overriding concepts of liberty, freedom and honour were propped up by very real, personal struggles for life — pure and simple. “The stories of life you hear from the concentration camps are filled with people fighting for not only their own lives, but those of others. And those battlefields; everyone fought for the life of the man beside them. Every personal fight started with something small and grew until it wasn’t about that one person, but their friends, family, the young family down the road and that person you saw while walking one day but never even spoke a word to.” That struggle is something Miss Nastos compares to a patchwork quilt that canvases the globe. She writes that whatever the circumstances, each war, no matter how terrible, fits into the grand puzzle of life. There will always be someone there to take up your fight, even if you fail in the attempt, she writes. Despite the seriousness of the day, Miss Nastos says she tried to smile. She thinks a concert is a better way than a service with speeches and pomp to remember and honour the men who died, not only at Vimy Ridge, but any battle. Concerts represent the freedom and the simple joy of living that they fought so hard to ensure for us, she writes. She, like so many of the students, realized perhaps for the first time, that the World Wars are more than a subject.


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traction in York Region and elsewhere. Halton and Waterloo now elect their regional chairpersons and Newmarket Councillor Jane Twinney asked her fellow councillors to endorse a private member’s bill, known as bill 60, tabled at Queen’s Park by Richmond Hill MPP Reza Moridi. The bill calls on the province to amend the Ontario Municipal Act, allowing an election to be the means by which the York regional chairperson is selected. Mr. Moridi tabled his bill at Queen’s Park last week. “The chair(person) of York Region is in charge of a huge budget and yet is not accountable to residents,” Mr. Moridi said. While that might have been acceptable when the region’s population was smaller, it’s not something that makes sense when there’s more than one million residents, he said. A similar bill was tabled by former MPP David Caplan in 2010, aimed at the chairpersons of every region in the province, but gained little traction. There’s more of an appetite now, Mr. Moridi said, especially among voters who don’t necessarily think about the mandate to pick the regional chairperson when they cast a vote for

their local regional councillor or mayor. Late last month, Markham council debated its own motion regarding electing the chairperson, tabled by Regional Councillor Jim Jones but it failed to go anywhere. The province gave Durham Region the power to elect its chairperson last year and the first hurdle en route to making that a reality has now been cleared. Durham regional council approved the idea last week and the matter is now in the hands of local councils. Approving the new system requires a triple-majority of support from regional council and a majority of lower-tier councils representing a majority of residents. Mr. Fisch has argued the chairperson position provides an important counter-balance to the sway held by Richmond Hill, Markham and Vaughan. The balance argument isn’t one that necessarily holds sway, Mr. Moridi said, and once elected, the chairperson would have to represent everyone, no matter where the votes come from. Though the chairperson’s power differs somewhat from a mayor’s — he only votes at council if there’s a tie, for example — he is nonetheless effectively the region’s mayor, Mr. Moridi said.

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eaders from nearly every community in the region were swift to criticize the Region of York’s proposal last week to harmonize and lower speed limits on many of its 50 roadways. Speed limits and their effect on highway and road safety has been the centre of much debate over the years and as more vehicles crowd our often congested road system, it will continue to be a factor. It’s interesting that while many readers are vehemently opposed to lowering and harmonizing speed limits on regional roads, a YRMG online poll showed 53 per cent of respondents are in favour of red light cameras at busy intersections. That’s another safety initiative under consideration this month by York Region politicians in an ongoing effort to improve driving habits and prevent serious injury on our roads. While many commuters point to extreme frustration when it comes to speed limits and snarled traffic, we are increasingly becoming a society of really bad drivers who ignore speed limits, sail through red lights and race along roads without much regard for others. Massive growth in the region — and on our roads — during the past 10 years has led to further frustration and impatience on our daily commutes. That puts us all in danger. We’ve seen the craziness out there while driving to work, heading to the arena or enjoying a weekend stroll; motorists weaving in and out of traffic to get to the head of the line, drivers whizzing through yellow and red lights and speeding along rural roadways, without concern for hidden driveways, approaching intersections and dangerous bends. It’s time for us to slow down and if the only way to get us to do that is through stricter enforcement and harmonized speed limits, it’s worth the effort and investment. As one example, City of

Toronto data shows a 50-percent reduction in right angle collisions — commonly known as T-bone crashes — after red light cameras were installed. “That is the most severe collision you can have,” York Regional Police Staff Sgt. Brad Bulmer said. “If you get struck in the door in a collision, you are going to have very serious, if not fatal injuries. Anywhere else on the vehicle, not so much.” Between 2008 and 2010, there were 2,785 T-bone collisions on regional roads. About 32 per cent of those crashes resulted in drivers being injured or killed. The region approved a new policy for assessing speed limits last year since speed is the top contributing factor in crashes. Regional chairperson Bill Fisch is convinced the cost of red light cameras is worth the investment, adding it will work in the region’s favour if an offender tells a neighbour he has been fined. After all, who can put a price on the cost of a life? Mr. Fisch also rejected the notion these cameras are a “cash grab”, arguing if driving behaviour is improved, the region will be a safer place. In fact, we lag behind others, with six Ontario municipalities — Toronto, Peel, Halton and Waterloo, Hamilton and Ottawa — operating red light camera programs. York decided not to participate in a pilot project in 2000, choosing to wait for the introduction of new digital camera technology. That was more than a decade ago and now it’s clearly time to get on board as more and more motorists continue to disobey traffic signals. And with the onset of distractions, such as texting and talking on cellphones while driving, the problem will only grow worse. While many commuters are not happy with efforts to slow us down, speed is the unrefuted No. 1 safety concern on our roads and it needs to be addressed.

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Even outdoors, smoking risk to others Re: Critics cloud Georgina’s outdoor smoke ban, March 29. Tobacco use is responsible for 30 per cent of cancer deaths and 85 per cent of lung cancer deaths. In Ontario, this is approximately 13,000 deaths per year. Second-hand smoke is extremely toxic and contains more than 4,000 chemicals, 50 of them are known cancercausing substances. Even in an outdoor setting, second-hand smoke can pose a health risk. In 2007, Stanford University conducted a comprehensive study of outdoor smoke under various conditions. The study had two important findings. First, depending on air conditions, smoke levels within half a metre of a single lit cigarette are comparable to indoor smoke levels. Second, a person near an

outdoor smoker could breathe in wisps of smoke that are tens or hundreds of times more concentrated than normal background air pollution levels. Smokers respond to smoking restrictions by cutting back or quitting. Research conducted by Statistics Canada has demonstrated that when smoking bans have been implemented, smokers have chosen to cut back or quit. The tobacco industry tries to create the myth that smoking is a lifestyle choice. It’s not. It’s an addiction. Smoking bans also decrease negative role modelling for children. Since 90 per cent of smokers start before the age of 18, limiting places where youth see adults smoking may prevent more people from becoming addicted to tobacco. Members of the Ontario Campaign for Action on Tobacco (OCAT) support outdoor smoke-free spaces. It

should be noted the Ontario Medical Association is a member of OCAT, along with the Canadian Cancer Society and other leading health organizations. The bottom line is that people, especially children, should have the right to expect to use public spaces such as parks, beaches, playgrounds, sports fields, play structures, etc. without being exposed to second-hand smoke. On April 16, the Town of Georgina is set to join more than 60 other progressive municipalities across Canada that have already passed bylaws that create outdoor smoke-free spaces. I commend Georgina council in taking this important step to protect the health of residents young and old.

JANICE HODGSON VOLUNTEER

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Here’s chance to have your say BY HEIDI RIEDNER

hriedner@yrmg.com

You are invited to discuss Georgina’s new accessory apartment policy. April 24 and 25 have been set aside for two public open houses where you can talk about the proposals with staff, ask questions and offer comments on the town’s proposed guidelines regarding creating rental apartments in residential homes. At this stage, the proposed changes deal primarily with reducing red tape and getting people to register with the town. Further fine tuning of lot size and servicing requirements and overall apartment size dimensions are expected. Advantages of a streamlined approval process would make it easier, faster and cheaper to put in an apartment, reduce the number of illegal accessory apartments being created and ensure that accessory apartments are built to the fire and building codes, a planning report brought before council stated. Amending the Official Plan and zoning bylaw and implementing a municipal registration bylaw would be part of the changes. Easing up on the town’s restrictions may also help address a serious shortage of affordable housing options in Georgina and across the region. The April 25 open house runs from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Peter Gzowski Library Meeting Room, 5279 Black River Rd. in Sutton. The second forum runs from 6 to 8 p.m. at

Contact Laura Diotte, senior planner, at 905-476-4301, ext. 253 or by e-mail for more information.

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SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT Keswick Presbyterian Church, at 23449 Woodbine Ave. A brief presentation by staff will take place on both dates at 6:30 p.m. Town staff will review public input and make further revisions as required to the draft policies for council approval, most likely in May. While the proposed zoning bylaw amendment can be approved by town council, any change to the official plan is subject to approval by the region before implementation.

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HOUSING: Meeting on accessory apartments coming up


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Our Visitors’ Guide is available at a variety of Ontario Travel Information Centres in southern, southwestern and central Ontario. It can also be picked up at several Chambers of Commerce, from Richmond Hill to Orillia. Visitors who pick up our guide at the many convenient locations around town are already here and looking for local attractions, recreational opportunities, STAFF FILE PHOTO places to shop, stay and dine. Ted Petkoff was in Southlake Regional Health Centre in January after a fall and for a hip

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replacement. He celebrated his 108th birthday while there with family and friends. He died April 5.

Longtime Georgina resident Ted Petkoff dies Ted Petkoff died just before Easter weekend. He had been in hospital in January for a hip operation after a fall and celebrated his birthday in the hospital lounge Jan. 31 with friends, family and hospital staff. Mr. Petkoff was known for being active his entire life and enjoyed playing golf. He was a member of Club 55, loved playing cards and was often seen in Keswick and Sutton playing

THE GEORGINA GIRLS HOCKEY ASSOCIATION Tryout Times for 2012/2013 Rep Teams All Tryouts are held at the Georgina Ice Palace. Atom B - Born 2002 - 2003 Underage Accepted Wednesday April 18 - 7:30 pm Thursday April 19 - 6:30 pm Tuesday April 24 - 6:30 pm

PeeWee A/BB - Born 2000 - 2001 Wednesday April 18 - 6:30 pm Thursday April 19 - 7:30 pm to all of our 2011 - 2012 sponsors, coaches and volunteers. Sunday April 22 - 7:30 pm Their generous support has resulted in another successful

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cards with friends. He never drank or smoked and always stayed busy, occupying both mind and body, he told The Advocate on his 104th birthday. He never had a major illness, adding genetics was gift, too. Mr. Petkoff is one of seven children. “My father Naum lived to be 107 and was sharp right to the end. My mother Mona was 94. If she hadn’t broke her hip she would have outlived my father,” he said four years ago. His service was held at Forrest and Taylor Funeral Home Saturday.

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR UPCOMING WEEKS! *Mark these dates on your calendar! April 19 – “Grate Groan Up Spelling Bee” @ The ROC Chalet. Contact: Kelly Bernstein kbernstein@georgina. ca for details and to register April 23 – 29 – “Pitch In Week” April 29 – “A & B Courier Run or Walk for Southlake” @ Aurora Community Centre. For more information and to register visit www.runforsouthlake.ca or call 905-836-7333. Stay tuned to the Town page in the weeks to come for more information on these events and more…

Hey Did You Know...... PITCH IN WEEK 2012 - APRIL 21ST - 28TH This spring will mark 45 years for Pitch-In Georgina Week. Pitch-In Week is a great opportunity for residents, students, or community groups to get together. Our prime targets for cleanups are ravines, ditches, roadsides, parks, schoolyards. For your convenience, The Town of Georgina will provide bags and gloves at all three libraries for this week-long event which takes place during April 21st – 28th, 2012. Simply drop in to any library in Georgina to get started. If you have any questions, please call Greta Zinck at (905) 476-4305 extension 280. This year we will be hosting two bbq’s for our volunteers at the following locations: April 21st, 2012 April 28th, 2012

Zehrs Parking Lot in Keswick No Frills Parking Lot in Sutton

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Please come out and join us!

NOTICE TO RESIDENTS Turtle Island Recycling Corporation, the Town’s garbage and recycling contractor, has recently been purchased by GFL (Green for Life) Environmental Corporation. Over time, residents will notice that collection vehicles will bear the GFL logo and colours. Residents can expect to enjoy the same excellent customer service that they currently receive. For further information or questions, please contact Greta Zinck at (905) 476-4301 Ext. 280 or Cathey Trollope at (905) 476-4301 Ext.232.

1ST YARD WASTE COLLECTION: WEEK OF APRIL 16TH

Public Notices.... REQUEST FOR PRICING The Town of Georgina Purchasing Division will receive tenders and/or proposals as follows:

ALTERNATING WEEKS: Garbage, Green Bin and Blue Box Yard Waste, Green Bin and Blue Box

CUTTING AND CONTROL OF NOXIOUS WEEDS AND MISCELLANEOUS PLANT GROWTH (3 Year Contract) PROJECT NO. DAS2012-009 Closing: Friday, April 27, 2012 @ 12:00 noon, local time

REQUEST FOR QUOTATION PAVEMENT MARKINGS CENTERLINES – EDGELINES TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES PROJECT NO. OED2012-010 Closing: Friday, April 20, 2012 @ 12:00 noon, local time

*For full tender and proposal information, please visit the Town of Georgina website at www.georgina.ca or please contact Brian Jordan, CPPB, AMCT, Purchasing Manager, Telephone: (905) 476-4301 or (705) 437-2210; Fax: (905) 476-8100

TOWN OF GEORGINA PUBLIC NOTICE APRIL 2012 COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE, COUNCIL & BUDGET MEETINGS Regular Meetings for the Council of the Town of Georgina for the month of April are as follows: Monday, April 16 Monday, April 23 Monday, April 30

Council Committee of the Whole & Special Council Council

7:00pm 9:00am 7:00pm

TAKE NOTICE that Special Council Meetings will be held in the Council Chambers to review the proposed 2012 Budget as follows: • Thursday, April 12th, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. – Council’s review of proposed Budget • Monday, April 23rd, 2012, immediately following the Committee of the Whole meeting (9:00 a.m.) – proposed adoption of Budget by Council All meetings are open to the public. Residents are invited to make comment on the 2012 proposed budget either by telephone at 905-476-4301, ext. 202, or by e-mail to rmathewson@georgina.ca or on the Town’s website at www.georgina.ca. Additional information on the budget can be obtained from the Treasurer’s Office at 905-476-4301, ext. 202 or e-mail rmathewson@georgina.ca.

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Trillium offers a pre-season mobile BBQ cleaning and inspection service, including free pick-up and delivery in Georgina, with a prewinter maintenance service and covered storage facility to protect your investment from harsh weather after the season is over. In addition, Trillium offers a home delivery propane tank program – never leave the party again to run and fill your BBQ tank. Trillium will deliver a full tank! Want Helium for you next special event? Trillium offers rentals including the cylinder, gas and balloon filler for either Mylar or Latex balloons – you

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Residents of Holt and Mount Albert have joined forces to battle impending fill operation applications. Local residents established the East Gwillimbury citizens for clean water and air group to present a united voice against the Mount Albert Pit Inc. and Overholt Farm Limited fill applications. Now you can make your voice heard at the group’s first public meeting Saturday. The grassroots conservation organization is dedicated to protecting the ecological welfare and quality of life in East Gwillimbury. It is rallying ahead of the town passing its fill bylaw to ensure your concerns are reflected in the bylaw. “The (town’s) bylaw has to be airtight,” said

Judie Zajac, who lives directly north of the Mount Albert Pit site. “It needs to have teeth.” The group also started a petition calling for the town to establish a clear definition of clean fill as well as harsh penalties for fill bylaw infractions. Some of the concerns include potential water contamination, traffic volume and safety and fill monitoring. At last month’s Mount Albert Pit public meeting, Mrs. Zajac called for independent supervision of the operation if it is approved. “We need someone who will supervise this who is responsible to the community,” she said in March. “Because, we know they can’t police themselves.”

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Georgina family gives back to cancer fund

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BY TERESA LATCHFORD

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A Georgina family finds support in the community in its time of need. A cancer diagnosis can have an impact on more than just a person’s health, it can also devastate a family financially. Karen McNeil found this to be true after her husband, Chris, was diagnosed with Stage 4 esophageal cancer last year. His illness forced him to leave work as a press operator — the family’s main source of income. “Getting a cancer diagnosis is shocking and devastating,” she said. “We never realized how heavy the expenses were going to be.” Ms McNeil stays home to take care of their son, Trevor, but the family never imagined the expenses associated with cancer treatment. Travel expenses going to and from treatment at a Toronto hospital and the medication not covered under the provincial health plan set the McNeils back $500 every couple of weeks. “I know it doesn’t sound like it’s that expensive, but when you don’t have any money coming in, $500 is a lot,” she said. She admits she and her family have been fortunate to have friends and family who have been able to provide support, but there was a moment when the family had to choose between electricity and groceries.

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This year’s annual pub night and silent auction being held April 21 at the Roman Palace in Newmarket will continue to help those who need it. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased by e-mailing the Coens at cushionfund@gmail.com or calling 905-853-0166. For more information about the fund or to donate, visit their website.

“It’s not the greatest feeling wondering how you are going to feed your family,” she said. “But we found support right here in the community.” She applied for support through Newmarket’s KC’s Cancer Cushion Fund, which awarded her $2,000 on two occasions to help pay the bills.

‘Getting a cancer diagnosis is shocking and devastating ... We never realized how heavy the expenses were going to be.’ Now that her husband is cancer free and headed back to work next month, she plans to give back to the charity as often as she can to help other families who are struggling financially after receiving a cancer diagnosis. The cushion fund celebrates the receipt of charitable status this year as the legacy of Newmarket’s Kate Coen lives on. The mother of three was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2006 and lost her battle in 2008, but friends and family carried on the fund in her memory. The first benefit pub night raised $19,000. The money allowed a woman with breast cancer to stay at the Princess Margaret Hospital Lodge for five weeks while receiving radiation treatment, supported a family of five with a mother whose breast cancer metastasized and father had been laid off and made an anonymous donation to a woman with breast cancer who, after having treatment, was fighting pneumonia and could not work. The stories continue to come as the fund reaches out to lend a helping hand to people and family all over the region.


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Karen McNeil, son Trevor, 3, and husband Chris enjoy a relaxing moment on the deck. The Georgina family was helped by the Cancer Cushion Fund while Chris underwent treatment and recovery. There is a pub night and silent auction April 21 at the Roman Palace in Newmarket to continue to help those who need it. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased by e-mailing the Coens at cushionfund@gmail.com or calling 905-853-0166.

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HEALTH: Better beach water testing on way this summer

New water sampling program will better detect high E. coli levels BY HEIDI RIEDNER

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Three Georgina beaches will be used to test a new water sampling program by the region to better protect residents and visitors from waterborne illness, according to a recent report. A “predictive system” for monitoring recreational beach water quality, which can more accurately identify days with high E.coli levels than the water sampling method currently used, was recommended at the region’s community and health services committee meeting April 11. Beach water quality predictive modeling is an example of evidence-based public health policy, according to the report tabled. It states predictive modeling offers significant improvement over the existing beach water monitoring program in terms of accurately identifying days with increased risk to bathers. It also would reduce the risk of adverse health effects related to the use of public beaches within York Region. Accuracy and more timely results were pegged as the two main advantages of the new modelling system. Advancements in technology were also cited as factors to increase effectiveness and efficiency.

For example, new and faster techniques of testing for E.coli are under development. If this results in a superior process for monitoring beach water quality in the future, public health staff will re-visit the program as necessary.

It also would reduce the risk of adverse health effects related to the use of public beaches. The pilot project will be tested in conjunction with current monitoring practices under the public health department’s Beach Surveillance Program that tests water samples from local beaches on a weekly basis from midJune to September. Expenditures of $104,000 are accommodated within the approved 2012 Public Health branch’s business plan and budget. This will be offset by a 75 per cent provincial subsidy, for a net tax levy of $26,000, according to the report. While weekly sampling is the minimum, frequency of sampling based on conditions such as water clarity, temperature, presence of wildlife, and beach use, usually depends on historical water results.


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REBATES In an effort to help reduce the massive cat overpopulation problem in Georgina, the regular rebate amounts have been increased for this year’s spay and neuter clinic for cats. to encourage as many people as possible to take advantage of this incentive. Female cat rebates are $75 and male cat rebates are $50. Limit three per household. Visit www. pawsofgeorgina.com or call 905-868-6141 for more details. TO MAY 20 Where we live and play is the name of an exhibition featuring the photography of Neil Kinnear and Lesley Chung being held at the Georgina Arts Centre & Gallery until May 20. Call 905-722-9587 or visit www.gacag.com for more details. There will be something for everyone at

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Oh, the costumes, and the spelling and the “mispronouning”. It’s that time of year again as the APRIL Grate Groan Up spelling bee takes over the ROC chalett April 19. Contact Kelly Bernstein at kbernstein@georgina.ca for details and to register. ••• Spring must be here if Hospice Georgina is holding its annual pansy sale. Get a flat APRIL for $15 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Pricechoppers

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ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH Immaculate Conception 20916 Dalton Rd., Sutton MASSES SAT. 5:00 PM • SUN. 8:30 AM

Our Lady of the Lake 129 Metro Rd. N., Keswick MASSES SUN. 10:15 AM & 12:00 PM

PARISH OFFICE

905-476-0097

and Our Lady of the Lake Catholic C Church in Keswick, LCBO and Lake S Simcoe Arms in Sutton and Jacksson’s Point, and the LCBO in Peffferlaw. To pre-order, contact Laurie at 905-722-9333 or email caring@ hospicegeorgina.com before noon Wednesday, April 18. ••• Cedardale Church in Pefferlaw holds a 10 a.m. church service APRIL with special speaker Vicki Buchner, who just returned from a mission trip to Africa. The presentation will

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

905-722-3544 20858 Dalton Rd., Sutton Home of the Community Meal Every Tuesday 5 pm

St. Andrews Presbyterian

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

Pastor Ronald Gosse 905-476-9155

*www.georginabaptist.ca or call 905-989-0006 for more info.

LIVING WATERS CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP 45 Atherton Crescent

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

Pastor Bill Dunbar 905-960-2139 LWCF@rogers.com

The Congregational Christian Churches of Canada

All are welcome!

featuring guest speakers, movies and support. The Keswick group meets in the Community room of York Regional Police Detachment 3, Baseline Road, Georgina on the 4th Tuesday of the month from 7 to 9 p.m. For information, call 905830-4950. To register or donate for this year’s walk of April 22, go to http://mssociety.ca/mswalk. ••• Keswick High Schoolhosts another fantastic Coffee House APRIL talent show demonstrating that “Keswick’s

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got talent”! The fun starts at 7 p.m. in the KHS cafetorium. Tickets are only $5 and will be available at the door. ••• If you haven’t already, see what all the Oscars were APRIL about when the next Reel Gem Night features the award-winning fil film “The Artist” at 7 p.m. Silent movie ... black and white ... ring a bell?

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Georgina

P laces of W orship Harvest Family Community Church DOVE Christian Fellowship Canada

Sunday School 9:30 am

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

EGYPT CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE

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

Engaging Family Spirituality in Egypt’s Historic Country Church!

Sunday Worship 11:00 am

Pastor Lynn Ironside

905-476-8875 (messages only)

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

Anglican Worship Christ Church Roches Point Sunday Services 8:00 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.

Sunday Service 1:00 p.m. Tuesday Service 7:00 p.m.

April 15th at 12:00 pm Affordable Christian School Inquire now for Fall.

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Georgina Gospel Assembly

For other services please phone for times.

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2435 Glenwoods Rd., East of Woodbine, Keswick

Dalton Road, Sutton

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Keswick United Church

A Warm Welcome Awaits You! Rev. Marg Smith

Georgina Baptist Church

be followed by the Books for Malawi fundraiser at 12:30 pm. Tickets for the dinner cost $10 per person. Call the church office at 705-4372170 to order. ••• Volunteers are needed for an Earth Day clean up in the Simcoe APRIL Landing subdivision in Keswick. E-mail ll nigelb_98@yahoo.com or call 9 905-656-7094. ••• The MS Society holds m monthly self-help groups A

St. Paul’s Church Keswick

Maple Hill Baptist Church 215 Glenwoods Dr. Keswick

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

Keswick Presbyterian Church

Family Worship Sunday at 10:30am 4 Week Marriage Enrichment Class Starts Sat April 21st Cost: $30 23449 Woodbine Ave., Keswick Website: www.kespres.ca

905-476-2541

Anglican Parish of Georgina www.parishofgeorgina.org • Church Office (905)722-3726

Sunday Services St. James’ ~ River Street, Sutton 8am Said Eucharist, 10:30am Choral Eucharist St. George’s ~ Sibbald Point Opening April 29 at 11am All are Welcome Rev. Susanne McKim

Sunday Worship Service: 11:00 a.m. Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Nursery Provided

Pastor Chad Houghton Pastor Art Mitchell

10 a.m. Sunday Service

Keswick Christian Church

Sunday School & Supervised Nursery

A Family Church Est. 1821

United Church of Canada KNOX-SUTTON

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

We welcome you warmly.

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

Sunday Worship: 10:30 a.m. Junior Church: ages 4-11 yrs. Pastor Michael Gibney 905-476-7692 Located at: 25152 Warden just north of Old Homestead Rd. ‘Not by might nor by power, but by my Spirit,’ says the LORD Almighty. Zech 4:6

Welcome For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life. - John 3:16

Sunday Worship 10:30 am Sunday School 9:15 am Monday Volleyball 7:30 pm Wednesday Bible Study 7:30 pm Thursday Kids Club Ages 6-10, 7-8:15 pm Pastor Hal Arthurs

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

THE “DAWN” CHRISTADELPHIANS BELHAVEN COMMUNITY HALL ~ 25184 Warden Avenue, Belhaven ON Write for: FREE Bible Correspondence Course and/or Bi-Monthly Magazine: “LIGHT ON A NEW WORLD.” Dawn Christadelphians, P.O. Box 931, Sutton West, Ontario L0E 1R0 Tel: 905-722-5922 • E-mail: info@ontariodawn.com • Website: www.biblenews.org

PROPHECY There are many prophecies recorded in the Bible for us to consider. God, in his wisdom and understanding forecasts major events that came about and will come about in the future. One event was the regathering of Israel back to their homeland 64 years ago. Jeremiah 31:10 At present Israel is partially regathered, waiting for a far greater return, at about the time Jesus returns in the not to distant future. Zechariah chapters 8&9. At present we see a moral breakdown in society, friction between nations, races, languages and religions. There is discontentment and anxiety due to the lack of justice in areas you would expect truthfulness and honesty. The foundation of Christianity has been, for the most part, broken by misrepresentation, and false teaching. Generally speaking, man has turned away from God and relied on his own intelligence to resolve the world’s problems. Their only hope these days is searching for another planet to inhabit. They will search in vain because God has already said in Psalm 115:16 “The heaven, even the heavens, are the LORD’S: but the earth hath he given to the children of men.” As in Noah’s day so today, mankind does what is right in his own eyes. God’s patience will soon come to an end and the things He prophesied about the future will begin to unfold. If you want insight into the future, set aside a half hour to read Isaiah chapters 55-66. To learn more about God’s plan for this world, please write for a booklet called “Light on a New World” or email us at the following addresses:

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Georgina’s annual Home & Lifetsyle Show takes over the Georgina Ice Palace in Keswick to May 6. •••

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MONDAYS Are you caring for an aging spouse, parent, relative or friend? Join a caregiver support group, facilitated by CHATS, that runs the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month, 1:30 to 3:00 p.m., at Hospice Georgina, 152 High St. in Sutton. Meet other caregivers and find solutions to the concerns you face as a caregiver. For more information, call 1-877452-4287, ext. 7025. CNIB GTA Volunteer drivers are needed to help people who are blind or partially sighted to be independent. Out of pocket expenses will be reimbursed for mileage. Contact Filomena Di Ruscio at 1-800-563-0887, ext. 5207 or at filomena.diruscio@cnib.ca.

ORTHO Throughout February The Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation is offering a free

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PLUGGED IN: Send your info to hriedner@yrmg.com peer-support program for anyone who is expecting bone or joint surgery. If you have questions about your surgery, we would like to introduce you to a local volunteer who has gone through a similar procedure. The program is designed to help ease your anxiety and prepare you so that you can be as healthy and independent as possible afteryour procedure. To participate please call 1-800-461-3639 ext 4 or email joanne@ canorth.org

MENTORING KIDS TO SUCCEED Mentor a kid at YAY and gain a valuable experience. Three hours a week can help inspire a kid to stay on the right track and build your resume at the same time. Youth Assisting Youth is looking for young people, especially males, to mentor kids by sharing their hobbies and skills with a younger youth. You can volunteer in your community on your own schedule. If you are looking for a fun and flexible volunteer position where you will make a positive impact, then Youth Assisting Youth has an opportunity for you. You have the power to make a difference. Become a mentor at YAY and find out how. Contact Paula da Rocha at 416-932-1919 ext 234 or email rdarocha@yay.org.

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NMG, a National Marketing Corporation that operates marketing groups in a variety of industries, is seeking a self-motivated individual to join our Accounting team in the following position: ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT You will be responsible for: • Processing rebates in a customized database • Preparing and posting journal entries • Reconciling Balance Sheet accounts • Collecting and reporting of Accounts Receivable • Assisting with the reporting of patronage dividends Qualifications: • College Accounting Diploma is preferred • Intermediate level of Excel and Word • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills • Well organized and detail oriented To pursue this career opportunity in Newmarket with a competitive compensation and group benefits package, email your resume to: kfn@newmarketgroup.com Web: (www.newmarketgroup.com)

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DENTAL ASSISTANT Looking for a fresh new face!!!! Expanding dental office in Keswick is looking for a level 2 dental assistant to join our team! The right candidate will be friendly, punctual, and have a desire to learn new skills. New grads will be considered for this position. If you are looking for a position that will be challenging yet rewarding please send your resume to dentistryinkeswick@gmail.com

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PART-TIME MEDICAL ASSISTANTS Newmarket location Must be able to work days, evenings & weekends. Reception exp. preferred. Keyboarding & computer knowledge. Transportation a must. FULL-TIME CLINIC SUPERVISORS needed for busy medical clinics Experience preferred. Vehicle required. Fax/email resume stating the position you are applying for: wcassista@yorkmed.ca 905-952-3659

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Dental Receptionist full-time maternity leave for a friendly modern Woodbridge practice. Dental experience required. Email resume: dentalposition @bellnet.ca FULL TIME LEVEL II DENTAL ASSISTANT

with 3+years exp. Monday-Wednesday 10am-7pm Saturdays 8am-4pm Newmarket office.

email resume: eyronodd@ rogers.com

PART TIME MEDICAL OFFICE ASSISTANT

required for medical office in Aurora Email resume to Celine at: widami@ hotmail.com

GRASS CUTTING CREW LEADER Year long employment Newmarket property maintenance company looking for an experienced property maintenance person. Responsibilities: Snow plowing, salting, grass cutting, equipment maintenance and dealing with clients and employees. Must be detail oriented, have a clean driving record and be motivated to grow and develop the company. We offer: a positive, safe work environment that provides full time year round employment. Hard work and dedication are rewarded.

Please email resume to: info@grasscuttingnewmarket.com

Turn Key Staffing Solutions

Has immediate openings for dedicated employees 20 Machine Operators 65 Light Assemblers 25 Forklift Operators 63 Automotive Assemblers All Shifts! Starting at $13.00/hr plus! 40+ hours/week Immediate Openings for permanent employment **Car is an asset** Apply at: 200 Davis Drive, Newmarket Call today 905-953-9133

R.N.

Part time for busy family practice clinic. Previous office experience an asset. Fax resume to: 905-727-6280

Experienced KITCHEN HELP required for a new Italian Panini Restaurant in Newmarket. Email resume:

mromano47@ hotmail.com

Part-Time RECE/ Supply

Req'd for pre-school located in Newmarket. Start immediately. Email resume to: atscottpreschool @rogers.com

located in Sutton and services the GTA requires a full-time CLIMBER w/min. 2yrs. exp. and a CLIMBER APPRENTICE/ GROUNDSPERSON willing to take on responsibility. Must have valid G license/ clean abstract, competitive wages, bonuses and health plan offered, great working environment. Fax: 905-722-4621 Email: authentictreecare@primus.ca

JOB FAIR

Friday April 13th, Monday 16th & Tuesday, 17th 200 Davis Drive Unit 7 Newmarket AUTOMOTIVE ASSEMBLERS – ALL SHIFTS IMMEDIATE OPENINGS!!!

Landscaping company hiring LABOURERS for maintenance/construction. Min. 5yrs. exp. in property maintenance. Includes grass cutting, pruning, grading, operating machinery, etc. LICENSED DIESEL MECHANIC Min. 5yrs. exp. Must have knowledge of CAT diesel engines, small motors, hydraulics, welding and steel fabrication. Call 416-881-9599 Email: viri@rogers.com

JUST LUBES Oil Change Centre

CARPENTER'S APPRENTICE

EXPERIENCED LUBE TECHNICIANS

Willing to register and train the right candidate. Must have driver's licence. Vehicle preferred.

Newmarket, Aurora& Keswick locations requires F/T & P/T

Good communication skills a must. Apply in person:

1095 Ringwell Dr., Newmarket or 136 Wellington St. Unit 1, Aurora or 24796 Woodbine Ave., Keswick Landscape construction company seeking FOREPERSON 5+ yrs. exp. Interlock, retaining walls, water features. Also seeking LABOURERS 3+ yrs. exp. Own transportation Contact 416-896-7615 SUSPENSIONAUTOMOTIVE SPRINGS INSTALLER required. Must have good mechanical ability. Heavy lifting involved. Willing to train. Apply to: York Spring Service, 60 Industrial Pkwy. N. Aurora.

GENERAL LABOURER required for lawn sprinkler company. Wages dependant on experience. Must have own transportation. Please call (905)853-2900

STUDENT or ?

required for yard work, raking leaves, etc. in the Sutton area. Part-time $$$ (905)722-6770

Busy landscaping company looking for help. Must be reliable and have own transportation.

Email resume to: shortertallon@ rogers.com PART-TIME INSTRUCTORS Required for Growing Music Store. RCM Piano ~ Guitar Drums ~ Brass Woodwinds E-mail resume to: paul@connors music.ca

MAKE a Difference! Get the career training you need to become an Addictions and Community Services Worker at Everest College Call Now! 1-866424-8742 www.EverestCanHelp.ca Newmarket (In the Tannery Mall) Career services assistance available to graduates. Financial assistance may be available for those who qualify. Day and evening classes available.

EMERGENCY SELLERS MARKET! Listings needed - many selling above Market value! Want to know more? Call/text 289-221-5999!

Linda Stephens, Sales Representative Direct 289-221-5999/Office 905-895-5972 Not intended to solicit individuals under contract.

Available Mortgages Up to 90% LTV

Don't Worry About Credit! Refinance Now! Call Hugh Fusco AMP -647-268-1333 #M08005735

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A P P R O X I M AT E LY 1450sq.ft. of office space located at 370 Steelcase Road East. Available immediately. To view please contact Bob Johnson at (905) 475-9126 ext. 313. Monday– Friday between 8.00am- 4.30pm or email at bob.johnson@t-allen.com. MEDICAL office space for rent. Aurora. Suitable for doctors office or physiotherapy. 905-841-5554 or email: widami@hotmail.com OFFICE space available on prestigious Main St. $350 & $450/ month. All inclusive. Call 905-2356457.

Please call Brian 905-722-6971

SEASONAL restaurant/ snack bar for rent. Licensed establishment. Seasonal business attached to Cedar Beach Park and Musselman's Lake community. $2,000/ month, min. 4 months. Available immediately. (416)717-3372

CAR WASHER Saturdays

General Labourers required Wages dependant on experience. 905-727-0707

BAKERS AUTO

76 Mulock Dr. Newmarket 905-853-6162

Experienced Lawn Sprinkler Installers Wages dependant on experience.

TRUCK Driver for Hawkins Contracting, Markham. Must have AZ license, excellent driving record & min 5yrs exp. Pulling a float so basic knowledge of construction equipment & safe driving procedures required. Willing to work as labourer when needed. To apply: http://www.hawkinscontracting.ca/career.html

We hold your personal cheque ‘till payday. NO CREDIT CHECK • Cheque Cashing • Western Union • Income Tax Returns

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of Newmarket/Aurora

requires

CLEANING STAFF

Full time Mon-Fri. Must have car. Call (905)853-0780

Serious inquiries only!

P/T LABOUR

for removal of oil tanks & furnaces. Heavy lifting involved. Workboots req'd.

Own Transportation Weekend work avail.

(905)722-6770

$$MONEY$$ Consolidate Debts Mortgages to 90% No income, Bad credit OK! Better Option Mortgage #10969 1-800-282-1169 www.mortgageontario.com

INSTALLER NEEDED For pre-fab wooden stairs Heavy lifting required Must have license. Call 905-955-6403

VEGETABLE FARM LABOURER. $11/hr. 6 days a week. Start May 1st. Call 905-775-2432

COUNTERTOP Installer Helper for Quartz Craft Countertops in Newmarket. Able to lift heavy loads, reliable, presentable & have good customer service skills. Experience with hand tools, G license & clean driving record required. Starting salary $14/hr. Send resume: lorne@quartzcraft.ca

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COMMERCIAL space available, Newmarket. 11/2 blocks East of Yonge, 1300sqft. (ground level)/ 900sq.ft. (basement). (905)235-3373.

1 ($600.+) & 2 ($750+) bedroom; Keswick lakefront, renovated. First+ security. No pets. (416)4979246

KESWICK326 Old Homestead Road. 2 bedroom, nice beautiful apartment with balcony., view of lake, laundry. $1200. inclusive. (905)722-3640 KESWICK- Bright, renovated 1 bedroom, 1 bath walk-out, 5 appliances, shared laundry, parking, private patio $950/mo. Call Lori 416-433-7424 KESWICK- Newly renovated 3 bedroom basement near park. Lots of big windows, kitchen, laundry, bathroom, parking, appliances. $1300 inclusive 905-960-9119. KESWICK- Nice, bright 1 bedroom basement, separate entrance, parking, laundry. Large yard. Immediate. No smoking. Pets OK. $1,000. inclusive. 905955-0364 KESWICK- Pollock/ Warden- 1 bedroom main floor, triplex, newly renovated. 2kms. from Keswick. No pets. $840 inclusive. Available Immediately. 905-476-4845, 416-6976795

AURORA- Central bright 2 bedroom basement. Separate entrance, c/air, laundry, parking+ garage. Nonsmoking/ pets. May 1st. References. $800.+ 1- KETTLEBY(Hwy#400/ 905-639-9218. 9) 1 bedroom, main floor, AURORA- Upper junior 1 $950. Non-smoking/ pets. bedroom, bright, quiet for- (905)727-7790 est area, immaculate. Suits NEWMARKET- Basement single professional. Non- bachelor $775 & room for smoking/ pets, laundry, rent $525. Clean, furparking, utilities. $950. nished. Pool. Parking, 416-346-2880 laundry. Student/ profesBACHELOR apt. $500.+ sional. Inclusive. ImmediNon-smoking/ utilities. Queensville ate. area.. (905)478-4590, 905- pets.289-803-2378 252-2624 NEWMARKET- 1 bedroom BALDWIN Motel- efficien- apartment. 239 Main St S. cy units, starting at weekly $670+ hydro. First/ last. $200 or monthly $700. Available May 1st. 905939-7110 after business (905)722-9066 hours. BEAVERTON Spacious, Renovated 1 & 2 Bedroom NEWMARKET- 1 bedroom Apartments Walk to basement, separate enamenities, Go bus, Laun- trance, patio, parking, dry, Super on site. Call laundry, cable, steps to hospital. $950 inclusive. Pat: 705-504-0770 June 1st. Non-smoking/ BRADFORD (West)- pets. 905-895-0517 Renovated large 3 bedroom ground floor apt., NEWMARKET- 1 bedroom $1075+. Tony Mendes, basement. Non-smoking/ (905)715-4951, Century pets. Separate entrance, a/c, parking, fridge, stove. 21. Immediate. References. BRADFORDDowntown. $850 inclusive. (905)898Bright, large open concept 1277. studio bachelor, main level. Holland Street. Parking. NEWMARKET- 2 bedInclusive. $750. Available room, a/c, ground level, patio, ravine, quiet. Nonnow. 416-704-9049 smoking/ pets. AppliancBRADFORD- 1 bedroom es, laundry, parking, sepbachelor, parking, cable in- arate entrance. $1200 inReferences. cluded. No animals/ smok- clusive. ing, $750 all inclusive. (905)853-7598 Available immediately. NEWMARKET- 2 spacious (647)998-6486 bedrooms basement apt. BRADFORD- 1 bedroom, bright walkout, separate clean & bright, ground entrance, parking, May 1st. floor, private entrance, $1,100 inclusive. 905-898huge backyard. Walk to 1728 GO Station. $650+hydro. NEWMARKETBachelor No parking. 905-960-5788. $750. inclusive. 5-minutes BRADFORD- 2 bedroom, to hospital. Shared launlarge, clean apt, includes dry, backyard. Parking appliances, parking, $725+ (one small car). Separate Non-smoking. utilities. Call 905-717- entrance. April 1st. 905-727-0364 0050. BRADFORD/ ChurchillSparkling 1 bedroom apartments. Hardwood, laundry, parking, gardens. Starting at $750. Immediate. 905-642-5548

HOLLAND Landing- 2 bedroom bright, clean. Laundry, parking, new appliances, a/c, non-smoker. $1000 +half utilities. ReferAURORA- 2 bedroom +of- ences. (905)836-5623 fice, no disappointments. Legal, bright, lower level. KESWICK (central)- 1 Clean/ quiet. Laundry, bedroom condo, heat/ hyparking, patio, air, fire- dro included, common place, private entrance. laundry facilities, elevator Near amenities. Non- walk to all amenities. $875. smoking/ pets. May 15th. Immediate. Non-smoker. $1050 inclusive. (905)727- 905-251-6922 8378 KESWICK central. 2 bedAURORA- Clean, bright 2 room basement, parking, bedroom basement, will be close to shopping. $1100. freshly painted, walkout inclusive. Suits couple. backyard, a/c, cable. First, last, references. No Suits 2. $1000. inclusive. smoking/ pets. (905)4765299 (905)841-3395

NEWMARKETbright, spacious, 1 bedroom lower walkout, separate entrance, laundry, garage, near hospital/ 404. Nonsmoker/ pets. $700+. May 1st. (416)451-0648 NEWMARKETClean, quiet bachelor apt. No smoking in building. (416)740-4695 (416)7286601 NEWMARKETDavis/ Woodbine, 2 bedroom upper, 1200sq.ft. new, quiet, huge windows, parking, private yard, nonsmoking/ pets. Immediately. $1200 inclusive. 416948-8103 SUTTON- High Street, beautiful 2 bedroom apartment with balcony, laundry, 2 parking. No smoking/ pets. $900.+ hydro. (905)722-3640

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NEWMARKET- Legal 2 bedroom basement apt. Separate entrance, laundry. Off Davis, near hospital/ amenities. Nonsmoking/ pets. $1100. inclusive. Immediate. (905)251-3436 NEWMARKET- Multi-level, renovated 2 bedroom, skylight, ground level. $950+ hydro. Also, 2 bedroom, $850.+. Parking. No smoking/ pets. Immediate. 905898-3282 NEWMARKET- near Davis, 3 bedroom main floor, parking. Share laundry/ backyard. Non-smoking. Available June 1st. $1200+. Call 905-7270364 to view NEWMARKETnewly renovated 1 bedroom basement, large, bright in small building. Main Street north of Davis. Parking, C/A. Non-smoking/ pets. $800. inclusive. 905-8367242

KESWICK- Bright 3 bedroom bungalow, fireplace, family room. New paint/ floors. No smoking/ pets. First/ last, references. Immediately. $1200+. (905)476-3390 NEWMARKET- 130 Maurice Court, renovated 3 bedroom main floor, laundry, parking, backyard, non-smoking/ pets. $1500 inclusive. Immediate. First/ last. (905)778-9956 NEWMARKETbehind Walmart. Semi 3 bedroom upper level, 1700sq.ft., laundry, cable. $1,550+ 2/3 utilities. Non-smoking/ pets. May 1st. 416-8279188 NEWMARKET- Large 3 bedroom bungalow, main floor, fireplace, familyroom, private laundry, fenced yard, parking. Non-smoker. References. $1250+. May 1st. 905-717-6232

PEFFERLAW- Duplex for rent. 3 bedroom, $1300+, NEWMARKETQuiet 2 bedroom, $1200+. Very building. Heating, parking spacious. Newly renovatincluded. Large 1 bed- ed. 416-220-4639 room apts. Non-smoking/ WILLOW Beach- 3 bedpets. 647-930-6347 room bungalow, steps to NEWMARKET- Renovated beach. Fridge/ stove. Yard. Early June. 2 bedroom basement. Own $1200.+. laundry, storage. $950. in- (905)722-3406. cludes cable, internet, parking, utilities. Nonsmoking/ pets. First/ last. Immediate. (647)930-6120 gottarent.com AURORA- Renovated 3 bedroom townhome, granNEWMARKETYonge/ ite kitchen, hardwood Mulock. 1 bedroom floors, good curb appeal. ground-level basement. Finished basement. GarSuits single, non-smoking, age parking. $1650+. no pets preferred. 1 park- June 1. (416)277-5469 ing. Laundry, appliances, $840. inclusive. (647)465- NEWMARKET- 1800sqft. a/c, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 9376 baths, finished basement, ROCHES Point- bachelor garage. Non-smoking/ no apt., appliances, parking, pets. June 1st. $1450+ available immediately. (705)436-2881 $575 inclusive. (905)476YONGE/ Davis- 3 bed4708 rooms, 2.5 baths, appliancSHARON- Spacious 1 es. Fenced yard. Parking. bedroom basement. Up- Garage. Near Mall. June $1450+ utilities. scale neighbourhood. 1st. Cable, parking. Non- 1(905)851-0910 smoker/ pets. $900. inclusive. May 1st. (905)4781748 STONEHAVEN- Luxury 1 bedroom basement, separate entrance. Gas fireplace, crown mouldings, pot lights, dishwasher, laundry, Non-smoker. $1100. Immediate. 416526-8543 Gottarent.com

KESWICK- Private house, inground swimming pool. 2 new extra large basement adjacent rooms with 2-pce bath. Share kitchen, laundry, main bathroom. Parking. Near bus/ trails. Dog friendly. $600 each/ $1100 both. June 1. 905-989SUTTON2 bedroom 2145. apartment in house. Front porch, lots of parking. NEWMARKET- 2 Rooms $1,120. inclusive. May available in nice home. 1st. Call Edmond, 647- Female preferred. Walk 280-8207, 416-856-2493 to GO train/ hospital. $400 aaproperty2@rogers.com & $500 inclusive. Immediately. 905-868-6864 Unregistered apartments could be unsafe. NEWMARKETRoom, Ask to see your landlord’s clean, cable, phone, share registration certificate. kitchen/ washroom/ launTown of East Gwillimbury. dry. Non-smoking/ pets. $500 inclusive. Available immediately. Dave (905)252-4489 NEWMARKETYonge/ Davis. Newly renovated room available. Kitchenette/ laundry. Non-smoking/ partying. Suits mature individual. Immediate. BRADFORD- Never rent- $415. Must have references. (905)967-3650. ed, new, open concept executive 4 bedrooms, walkin closet, 5 appliances, breakfast-bar w/walkout, deck, $1600 inclusive. Non-smoking/ pets. 289- AURORALarge, fur380-2568 nished room in 4 bedroom home, share facilities with JACKSON'S Point - 2 bed- couple. Cable, parking. room, close to lake/ bus, Non-smoking. $500. inclu$980+. Non-smoking/ pets. sive. Available immediate905-715-4188 ly. 905-841-5565 AURORA central- 3 bedroom, $1600 inclusive. May 1st. a/c, parking, no smoking/ pets 647-4013160

KESWICK Lovely 2 bedroom house. Close to shopping and transit line. No pets/ smoking. Excellent credit check. $1000+. Available May 1 905-7730755

NEWMARKETShare townhouse, lower level with own washroom. Partly furnished. Quiet. Parking. Laundry. Use of facilities. $750. Available immediately. (905)953-9208

HOPKINS, Donna Jean Weakened by a heart condition, passed away from pneumonia at Southlake Regional Health Centre in Newmarket on Saturday, April 7th, 2012. She is survived by her husband of 12 years, Arthur E. Weis. She leaves behind her son Charles Douglas of San Diego, California; step-sons Adam Weis of Eugene, Oregon and Alex Weis, of Santa Barbara, California; a brother, Richard Hopkins and mother, Agnes Hopkins, of Port Hope, Pennsylvania. Born on February 2nd, 1948 in Hazelton, Pennsylvania, she attended Boston University. Settling first in the Virgin Islands, and later southern California, she owned and operated several retail businesses dealing in jewelry and interior design. She retired upon moving to King City, Ontario, where her husband is director of the University of Toronto's environmental facility, Koffler Scientific Reserve at Jokers Hill. She loved sailing, dancing and entertaining friends. In Ontario she took an interest in several local environmental and artistic endeavors. She is remembered by the Jokers Hill faculty, students, staff and neighbours as a lively presence with a feisty sense of humor. Her favorite song was "18 Till I Die" by Bryan Adams; her friends know how close she came. In keeping with her wishes, there will be no services. A Celebration of her Life is scheduled for later in the month.

McCONNACHIE, Frances Helen Passed away at Southlake Regional Health Centre on April 3, 2012 in her 86th year. Loving wife of the late Peter McConnachie, beloved mother of Daniel (Martha) and Peter (Beverley) and proud grandmother of Grace, Sean, Darren, Sarah and Heather. Sister of Alice (predeceased) and daughter of the late Daniel and Hannah Sinclair. A Memorial Service will be held at Roadhouse and Rose, 157 Main St. S., Newmarket on Saturday, April 21st, 2012 at 11 a.m. The family would like to thank Southlake Regional Health Centre for their care. Memorial donations may be made to Southlake Regional Health Centre. On line condolences may be made at www.roadhouseandrose.com

O’BEIRN, Patrick Gerald “Gerry”

Passed away at his home in Keswick with his family by his side on Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at the age of 61. Loving husband of Judy O’Beirn. Dear father of Katie O’Beirn, Nicholas O’Beirn, Jennifer (Mike Gibson) and Amy Lusk. Cherished grandfather of Dillon, Josh and Marissa. Gerry is survived by his sister Yvonne Higham and predeceased by sisters Marlene Long, Evelyn Mills and Valerie O’Beirn. He also will be missed by his family, friends and especially by his canine companion Bailey. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service from M.W. Becker Funeral Home, 490 The Queensway S., Keswick. 905-476-7711 on Friday, April 13, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. Family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until time of service. In Lieu of flowers, donations made to the Stronach Cancer Centre at Southlake Regional Health Centre would be appreciated by the family. Words of comfort may be left at www.mwbeckerfuneralhome.com

ANDERSON, Brian David Former Chef/ owner of Prego Ristorante in Aurora, died at the age of 61, after a brief illness, with his family at his side on April 2, 2012. Brian was the husband of Karen, father of Scott and special friend of Nancy. He was predeceased by his parents Lloyd and Joan Anderson of Peterborough. Brian will be greatly missed by his siblings, Erica Beauchamp (Doug), Neil, Doug and Bruce (Debra), and his nieces Fleur, Melanie, Rachel and nephews Jerry, Edward and Liam. Friends may pay their respects at the Roman Palace Banquet Hall, 1096 Ringwell Dr., Newmarket, ON. on Thursday, May 10, 2012. Visitation from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. followed by a Memorial Service at 8:00 p.m. Arrangements entrusted to Taylor Funeral Home, 524 Davis Dr., Newmarket ON. 905-898-2100. Memorial donations to Friends of Algonquin Park or Canadian Wildlife Federation, appreciated. Condolences can be forwarded to the family through www.taylorfuneralhomenewmarket.com

MCTAGGART, Marilyn

Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at King City Lodge Nursing Home on Saturday April 7, 2012 in her 72nd year. Marilyn is predeceased by her husband Donald, parents Bertha and Leon and brother Jack. Loving and caring mother of John (Terry), Gail (Paul), Sandra (Daryl), Valerie (Rob), Kim (James). Beloved sister of Richard & Con. Fondly remembered by several grandchildren and great grandchildren. Marilyn touched the hearts of many and she will be sadly missed. A special thank you to the wonderful staff at King City Lodge Nursing home for the care and compassion they showed to Marilyn over the past 5 years. A Celebration of Life will be held at Glendale Memorial Gardens Visitation Centre, 1810 Albion Road (Highway 27 & Albion Road) Etobicoke, on Saturday April 21, 2012. The family will receive friends for visitation from 11:00 a.m. with service at 12:00 noon. Interment to follow at Glendale Memorial Gardens.

REID, Andrew Hunter (W.W.II Naval Veteran) Passed away on Saturday, April 7, 2012 at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket at the age of 86. Loving husband for 64 years of Rhoda (nee Grigg). Beloved father of Ross (Brenda) and Lloyd (Judy). Proud grandfather of Toby (Julie), Shelley (Matthew), Carolynne (Brian), Jennifer (Michael), Corrine (Jeremy) and Rosemary. Great grandfather of Madison, Charlotte, Josie, Makenzi and Veronica. Survived by sisters-in-law Marion Reid and Vicki Grigg and brother-in-law Morley Grigg (Ruby). Predeceased by his brother David Reid and brother-in-law Ronald Grigg. Son of the late Thomas and Catherine Reid. Andrew was born on September 9, 1925 and he enjoyed working for Spruce Falls Power and Paper Company, Kapuskasing, for 44 years. Friends called at the Roadhouse & Rose Funeral Home, 157 Main St. South, Newmarket for visitation on Wednesday, April 11th from 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at Victory Baptist Church, 18408 Yonge St., Newmarket on Thursday, April 12th at 2 p.m, followed by refreshments. Interment will occur at a later date in Kapuskasing, Ontario. Donations, in memory of Andrew, can be made to the Victory Baptist Church Memorial Fund or the Parkinson Society of Canada. Online condolences may be made at www.roadhouseandrose.com

LUNNEY, Beverly Anne

Peacefully after a short illness at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket on Friday, April 6, 2012. Beverly (nee Morning) of River Drive Park in her 67th year. Beloved wife of Jim Lunney. Dear mother of Wendy (Herschel) Jacobs and Dennis (Charlene) Lunney. Dear grandma of Ashley and Steven Jacobs; Mathew and Colin Lunney. Dear sister of Shirley Kirk, Carol (Bill) Carlisle, Don Ash, Ken (Ann) Ash and Larry (Mary Ellen) Ash. Lovingly remembered by her extended family. Friends may call at SKWARCHUK FUNERAL HOME, 30 Simcoe Rd., Bradford for a memorial visitation on Saturday, April 21, 2012 from 10 a.m. until the time of a memorial service in the Chapel at 11 a.m. Interment of ashes at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Bradford. In Beverly's memory, donations may be made to the Canadian Liver Foundation. HOLDSWORTH, Margaret Passed away at Southlake Regional Health Centre on Tuesday, April 10, 2012, at 77 years of age. Loving mother of Patricia Holdsworth (Joe Fedorchuk), Ken Holdsworth, the late David Holdsworth and the late Roy Holdsworth. Loving nanny of Christina Holdsworth (Michael Gillison) and Andrew Cottrell and great-nanny of Kaleb Roy Gillison. Friends may call at the Roadhouse & Rose Funeral Home, 157 Main Street South, Newmarket on Saturday, April 14th, 2012 from 1 to 2 p.m. Funeral Service in the chapel at 2 p.m., followed by cremation. On-line condolences may be made at www.roadhouseandrose.com Death is a state when you live on in the memories of others, so do not grieve for me but remember me. PETKOFF, Metody Naum (Ted) Peacefully, at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket, on Thursday, April 5, 2012 at the age of 108 years. Ted Petkoff of Sutton, predeceased by his wives, Beatrice, Theresa and Elsie. Survived by his sister Stevanka of Macedonia. Lovingly remembered by his nieces and nephews and their families. Visitation was held at the Forrest & Taylor Funeral Home, 20846 Dalton Road, Sutton, Saturday, April 7, 2012, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. Funeral Service was held in the chapel Saturday at 4:00 p.m. Cremation followed. On line condolences may be made at www.forrestandtaylor.com BENEDEK, Deanna Passed away, at home, on Monday, April 9, 2012 at 54 years of age. Loving wife of George and dear mother of Kyle and Kayla. She will be missed by family and friends. Friends may call at the Roadhouse & Rose Funeral Home, 157 Main St. South, Newmarket for Memorial Visitation on Monday, April 16, 2012 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Foundation. Online condolences may be made at www.roadhouseandroes.com BELL, Samuel Watson Peacefully, at Cedarvale Lodge, Keswick, on Sunday, April 8, 2012 at the age of 89 years. Sam Bell, beloved father of Sarah King-Bell and Alex Bell, both of Thunder Bay. Fondly remembered by their mother, Stella. A Funeral Service has been held in the chapel of the Forrest & Taylor Funeral Home, 20846 Dalton Road, Sutton, Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. Interment, Briar Hill Cemetery, Sutton. Memorial condolences may be made at www.forrestandtaylor.com

HOGAN, Omar Lynn 29 October 1953 - 09 April 2012 Cremation has taken place. Internment Lakeview Cemetery, Kirkfield, Ontario to be arranged at a later date. "It's not the destination It's the journey"

The family of the late Robert G. Hill would like to thank each and every one for your gifts, flowers, and condolences on the passing of Bob. We cannot believe the outpouring of love and support. We would like to send special thanks to Neil, Bruce and Gord Weller, Steve and Karen Davis, Ruby & Keith Tucker, the Card family of Kirkfield, Aubrey Gould, Mike Burrows and Jack Beaudrow. Bob will be laid to rest in Briar Hill Cemetery, Sutton, late June or early July. We will miss him so. His wife Lori ,daughters Michelle, Jennifer and Kim consider all of you, Bob's greatest blessings.

SUTTON- Bright, sunny room for rent in house, clean, quiet. 1st/ last required. Share Kitchen/ bathroom, Smoking OK. 905-596-0160 WILLOW Beach- Share raised bungalow. Finished basement, cable, internet, laundry, private beach. Available immediately. $700. 289-338-5179

RETREAT: Awaken your spiritual self- Briar's in Jackson's Point, April 21st-22nd. Dorothy Ratusny (905)764-2950 www.dorothyratusny.com

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

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Top Cash Paid! On Spot Any Vehicle Any Condition Any Time 905-476-5890 $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

LOST- iPhone at Keswick Post Office on Thursday, April 5, 3:50pm. Please call Judy 905-476-7114

Metrowide Auto Parts CERTIFIED RECYCLER $300 to $1000 Dead/ Alive. Cars/Trucks/Vans Fast Free towing We sell parts 905-722-3223 905-960-5546

AL-ANON 888-425-2666 Are you troubled by someone's drinking? We can help. Meetings 8pm: Keswick United Church (Wednesday) & Knox United Church, Sutton (Friday) ALCOHOLICS Anonymous- Keswick. 905-9890652, Sutton, 905-7225246

1998 GMC STRAIGHT TRUCK Model #C8500 CAT Diesel Engine 6 Cylinders Good running condition Certified $5,000 Call Barry 905-727-0819

MARC Fike, formerly of 294 Pasadena Ave., Keswick or anyone knowing his whereabouts, please contact John Clark, 2001 CHEVY- 1/2 Ton (905)898-1948 pick-up truck, 8ft. box. Certification and E-testing recently done. $1,900. Articles (905)476-9389

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CARPETS- I have several thousand yards of new stainmaster & 100% nylon carpet. Will do living room & hall for $389.00. Includes: carpet, pad, installation (25 yards). Steve 289-464-6049 www.carpetdeals.ca

SOLID WOOD pedestal kitchen table & 5 chairs. White. Excellent condition $250. Call 905-476-0051


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2012 Ram 1500 4x4 Quad “Sport” Package

5.7 Hemi Engine, 6 Speed Transmission, 20 Inch Wheels, Chrome Running Boards, Dual Exhaust, Remote Start, Power Driver Seat, Spray in Liner, Brake Controller. Stock #12151. MSRP $43,305

4.7 Engine, 6 Speed Transmission, 17 Inch Wheels, Keyless Entry, Speed Control, Factory Trailer Tow, Sirius Satellite Radio, Power Windows/Door Locks. Stock #12155. MSRP $38,335

5.7 Hemi Engine, 6 Speed Transmission, 20 Inch Wheels, Bucket Cloth/ Leather Seats, Centre Console, Performance Hood, Monochrome Paint, Navigation Radio, Dual Exhaust, Remote Start, Power Driver Seat, Spray in Liner, Brake Controller. Stock #12134. MSRP $48,085

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2012 Jeep Patriot North 4X4

2012 Chrysler 200 LX

2012 Dodge Grand Caravan CVP

2.4 l 4cyl, 5 speed transmission, Power windows/locks/mirrors, Air Conditioning, Heated seats, Fog lamps, Sirius Satellite Radio, Bluetooth Phone System, 17 Inch Aluminum wheels, Stock # 12113. MSRP $ 27,450

2.4l 4cyl, 6 Speed transmission, Power windows/locks/mirrors, Air conditioning, 17 inch Aluminum Wheels, Fold Flat Front Seat, Keyless entry, Stock #12119. MSRP $ 23,350

3.6l V6 engine, 6 speed transmission, power windows/Locks/ mirrors, Air Conditioning, Third row Stow n Go Seating, 16 Inch Tires, Stock #12148. MSRP $ 29,625

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Georgina’s Used Superstore 2011 DODGE AVENGER SXT

2007 DODGE CHARGER SXT AWD

2010 DODGE JOURNEY SXT

Stock # 12U9. V6, auto, AM/FM/CD, alum. wheels, p/windows, p/doors, p/mirrors, keyless entry, tilt, cruise and more. Only 30,860 kms. Balance of Factory Warranty. Former daily rental.

Stock #12U6. V6, auto, AWD, air, p/windows/locls/ mirrors, tilt chrome, AM/FM/CD and more. Only 59,200 kms. Balance of factory warranty.

Stock # 12013A. 2.5L V6, auto, air, 7 pass., rear air/ heat, tilt, cruise, p/windows, p/locks, p/mirrors, chrome wheels, 46,360 kms. Balance of Factory Warranty.

2011 DODGE CHARGER SE

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Stock # 12U8. V6, auto, air, tilt, cruise, AM/FM/CD, p/ windows, p/mirrors, p/locks, alum. wheels and more. Balance of Factory Warranty. Only 30,136 kms. Former daily rental.

2010 GMC G2500 SAVANA

Stock # 11U60V8, Auto, Air, Power Windows/Locks, Former Daily Rental. 17,900 kms

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2009 NISSAN ROGUE “S”

20,988

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2008 DODGE AVENGER SXT

Stock # 10281A. 2.5L 4cyl, CVT Transmission, w/4 snow tires, 71,800 kms

18,988

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2008 FORD F150 SUPERCAB 4X4

Stock # 11141A. V6, auto, air, leather seats, AM/ FM/CD, alum. wheels, p/windows, p/seat, p/locks, p/ mirrors, tilt, cruise and much more. Only 72,291 kms.

Stock # 11084A. 5.4L V8, Auto Transmission, P/ Windows/Locks/Mirrors/Seats, P/Sunroof, Leather, Console Shift, 4 Wheel Drive, Nice Truck. 72,100 kms

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28,988

2008 CHRYSLER 300C

Stock # 12090A. Hemi, auto, leather, p/heated seats, AM/FM/CD/DVD, Nav., chrome wheels, p/sunroof, all p/ equipment. Loaded. Clean

25,988

2008 DODGE GRAND CARAVAN

Stock # 12U5. V6, auto, air, AM/FM/CD, tilt, cruise, sunscreen glass, p/windows, mirrors/locks, 7 pass., Stow n Go and more.

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*Wise buyers always read the fine print. Sale prices and bi-weekly payments are plus 13% HST, license and fuel. Payments are based on $0 down payment calculated on 96 months at 4.99%. See dealer for details. **Used sale prices are based upon vehicles in stock and valid date of publication. Pricing is plus 13% HST, license and fuel. See dealer for details.

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