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SETNYK 2019 Win This Space Winner - Love and Lee, headed by Kelsey Lee, was named the winner of the 2019 WIN THIS SPACE contest, sponsored by the Downtown Business Improvement Area. Love and Lee, a bridal boutique that aims to be a one-stop-shop for any bride, will be setting up its new location downtown in the weeks ahead. ?I got so focused on this presentation today that I kind of forgot that there was a prize involved,? said Lee, following the finale hosted at ESCA Gourmet Pizza+Bar on Sept. 18. ?This is such a fantastic community and I?m just so thrilled with the outcome.? Win This Space will provide Love and Lee with $1,000 a month for an entire year to cover lease costs. ?We?ve proven that this concept works and we?re so pleased with all of the submissions we received,? said Martha Woods, chair of the Downtown BIA. (Source Todd Lihou, businessenterprisecentre.ca) Job Fair is Oct ober 16t h The Social Development Council of Cornwall and Area (SDC) and its partners invite you to the Cornwall and Area Job Fair. Job Seekers will have the opportunity to meet with over 50 employers and service providers on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, at the Cornwall Civic Complex from 11 am to 2 pm and 4 pm to 7 pm. ?There will be over 300 jobs available under one roof within a great variety of sectors,? says Executive Director, Carilyne Hebert. ?Registration is still open for employers, so we expect that number to grow.? Service providers will be on hand for attendees to learn more about educational opportunities, entrepreneurship, additional support while job searching, and more. SVTC?s pl ay ?Chapt er Two? kicks of f season - The Seaway Valley Theatre Company invites you to the first production of their 2019-2020 season, Neil Simon?s semi-autobiographical romantic comedy, ?Chapter Two.? Manhattan, 1978. Recently widowed writer George Schneider is encouraged by his younger brother, Leo, to start dating again, but sinks deeper into despair after a series of bad matches. Leo then finds Jennie Malone, on the rebound herself but a keeper. Still, it?s a bumpy ride for these not-so-young lovers, stumbling to overcome their hesitation and emotional neediness, while Leo ends up having a fling with

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Jennie?s neurotic (and married) friend, Faye. Making his directorial début is longtime SVTC member, Matt Latimer, who has cast four of Cornwall?s finest stage actors in the production: Paul Aubin as Leo, Alison Latimer as Jennie, Krystal Taillon as Faye, and Kerry Walker as Leo. Producing the show are Allison Main and SVTC president, Lise Richer. ?Chapter Two? will be staged at École secondaire publique L?Héritage, 1111 Montreal Road, Cornwall, on October 4, 5, 11, 12, 17, 18, and 19 at 7:30 pm. A matinée will also be performed on Sunday, October 6 at 1:30 pm. Of particular note is the October 17th performance, which will be a special fundraising event for the Be the Link/ Soyez le Lien campaign. All proceeds will be donated by the SVTC to fund the building of Downtown Cornwall?s new arts and culture centre. Real -t ime bus inf o avail abl e on app Transit - Cornwall Transit is proud to announce that real-time bus tracking is now available with Transit, the appfor real-time bus information and trip planning. Transit, the most popular transport app in North America, already counts millions of active users in more than 200 cities worldwide and is now available for Cornwall Transit riders who are now able to track their bus in real-time. Upon launching the app, riders see nearby transit options and departure in big text and bright colours. Users can easily navigate the region, aided by real-time bus ETAs, trip planning, up-to-the-minute services alerts, step-by-step navigation and crowdsourced real-time bus information with Transit?s GO feature. Cornwall Transit?s partnership with Transit offers a comprehensive, easy-to-use and widely-adopted app for riders. Under this agreement, Cornwall will be able to better serve the public with the ability to send important route information directly to riders via Transit?s home screen. ?We are so excited to equip Cornwall Transit riders with a free mobile app that will make riding the bus easier and more efficient,? said Manager Len Tapp. ?It?s been a great year for Cornwall Transit, with the addition of voice and visual systems that announce next stops.

in remote locations.? Storage Box is the first storage service in Downtown Cornwall. It offers well lit indoor heated units with with 24 hour keypad access in a secure environment. CCTV coverage is in place throughout the building, which also has a manager living onsite in a second floor apartment. An online portal allows tenants to reserve a unit, make payments and manage their unit 24 hours a day. ?We want to make the experience as simple and seamless as possible,? says Mr. Brunet. ?We are hoping to fill the needs of downtown residents and business owners, including medical and legal professionals looking for document storage.? Cornwall Storage Box is located at 121 Augustus Street. (Source: ChooseCornwall.ca) Pl ant ing Trees at Gray?s Creek - The Raisin Region Conservation Authority (RRCA) helped TD Bank Group again this year to host a TD Tree Days event at Gray?s Creek Conservation Area on September 21st. ?We are recruiting volunteers from the community to help us plant 300 native trees and shrubs along the shores of Gray?s Creek and the St. Lawrence River,? says Lissa Deslandes, RRCA?s Community Liaison. ?The shoreline trees and shrubs, known as a riparian buffer, will help protect the river and creek from pollutants.? This planting event is contributing to the Bank?s goal of planting 1 million trees by 2030 as part of its corporate citizenship platform, The Ready Commitment. ?TD Bank Group is proud to work with the RRCA again this year. While helping plant trees, volunteers will learn tree identification, tree planting technique and the importance of trees in a healthy community,? says Samara Arcand, TD Tree Days Site Leader. Cornwal l Communit y Host pit al int roduces it s new recruit s - It was five years ago that Cornwall Hospital?s redevelopment project was completed, and thanks to features such as an expanded Emergency Department, updated universal Operating Rooms and Diagnostic Imaging which includes CT and MRI, the facility sells itself. A great team to work with, affordable housing in the community and quick access to bigger centres, are all features that have helped Cornwall Hospital?s recent physician recruitment efforts. Shifts are now all covered in the Emergency Department with the recruitment of 5 new physicians; Dr. Keir Maharaj, Dr. Mahood Hasan, Dr. Olivier Saleh and Dr. Nathalie Codsi, all from Montreal. The fifth, Dr. Andrew Jacques is from Ottawa; they all have the additional Emergency Department specialization training. Cornwall Hospital Foundation?s ?Adopt a Medical Resident? program welcomed it?s first two students; Dr. Michael Heseltine, and Dr. Brittany Aziz. They are gaining the experience required under the Emergency Department specialization, and will then be committed to CCH and the community for an additional 2 years. Pictured here are students from the Ontario Hockey Academy. (Photo by Mr. Roy)

Cornwal l St orage Box Opens Downt own Facil it y - According to industry statistics, Canada lags behind their southern neighbours when it comes to available storage space, and that gap in supply and demand is fuelling a boom in the mini-storage industry. One company that is looking to remedy that is Cornwall Storage Box, which has just opened a new facility in Downtown Cornwall. ?The demand is there and it is not only growing ? its evolving,? says Gary Jans, who has started the venture with his business partner Ray Brunet. ?We wanted to create a more urban experience that is different from the outdoor storage units you might see For more snippets, visit www.theseeker.ca

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Get t ing t o know t he CANDIDATES ... Oct ober 21st is Vot in g day in Can ada, an d t h is year 's elect ion m ay seem like a par t icu lar ly dif f icu lt on e. In or der t o h elp you m ake t h is t ou gh decision , w e asked t h e 5 can didat es of ou r r idin g a ser ies of qu est ion s t h at w ill explain t h eir plat f or m , t h eir par t y an d w h o t h ey ar e. Ever y can didat e w as given equ al t im e an d oppor t u n it y. Her e ar e t h e an sw er s w e r eceived.

EricDuncan Conservative Candidate

Our cam paign com m itm entshave focused on: · Scr apping the Liber al car bon tax

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1 ? W h at m ak es you t h e best ch oi ce f or ou r M em ber of Par l i am en t ? W h at i s you r m ost si gn i f i can t ach i evem en t i n t h i s com m u n i t y?

· A Univer sal Tax Cut for low -and-m iddle incom e ear ner s ($425/per son or $850/couple)

I believe I have the exper ience, the ener gy, and the ideas to be an effective M em ber of Par liam ent for our com m unity. I have enjoyed a successful car eer in the public and pr ivate sector , have ser ved in var ious capacities at all thr ee levels of gover nm ent, and have w or ked at my fam ily?s tr ucking business, JED Expr ess, in South M ountain. I under stand the issues facing the r esidents of Stor m ont-Dundas-South Glengar r y because I am one. M y pr oudest achievem ent is being elected at age 18 as a Councillor in Nor th, being elected M ayor at the age of 22, and becom ing the youngest War den in SD&G?s 168 year histor y in 2014. M y m unicipal car eer gave m e the oppor tunity to show how I could br ing a team of Council and staff together to get things done. Spending the past thr ee year s at our fam ily tr ucking business has also given m e tim e to w or k in the pr ivate sector , w hich I?ve enjoyed as w ell. I believe this com bination of exper ience w ould m ake m e an effective M em ber of Par liam ent and to cham pion our com m unity. 2 ? W h at i s t h e m ost i m por t an t Feder al i ssu e af f ect i n g peopl e h er e i n t h e r i di n g of SDSG? How w i l l you r par t y addr ess t h i s i ssu e? Having knocked on 5,000 door s and counting alr eady this year , the cost of living and affor dability is the key issue facing our r iding. It is br ought up ver y often at the door s, and our them e of ?It?s Tim e For You To Get Ahead? is being w ell r eceived.

Sabil eTrimm The People's Party Candidate Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry 1 ? W h at m ak es you t h e best ch oi ce f or ou r M em ber of Par l i am en t ? W h at i s you r m ost si gn i f i can t ach i evem en t i n t h i s com m u n i t y? M y nam e is Sabile Tr im m . I have been a r esear ch scientist in the phar m aceutical and the petr ochem ical industr ies. I am also an or ganic beef far m er and m other of thr ee childr en. M y contr ibution to the com m unity is thr ough the local food m ovem ent, for w hich I am w ell know n. I am the best choice for M em ber of Par liam ent because of my exper ience in m any facets of Canadian society and business. I have w itnessed gover nm ent w aste, inefficiencies and clim ate issues in my daily life as a scientist and business ow ner. I know the value of a dollar and I know the value of w or king har d to suppor t a fam ily. I w ant to help Canada on a national level and a local level. The Peoples Par ty of Canada has developed policy that m akes sense to m e. I am ver y concer ned about the difficulties that m any Canadians ar e facing. Our healthcar e system is under str ain, our veter ans have not been tr eated fair ly, and w e have spent too m uch m oney on for eign aid w hile w e have dom estic pr oblem s such as pr oviding clean dr inking w ater for our Fir st Nations com m unities. I w ant to help Canadian citizens fir st. 2 ? W h at i s t h e m ost i m por t an t Feder al i ssu e af f ect i n g peopl e h er e i n t h e r i di n g of SDSG?

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· tax-fr ee m ater nity benefits · Reducing taxes for senior s by an additional $150/per son and $300/couple Health car e is another top issue I?ve hear d at the door s. Our par ty has announced tw o m ajor m easur es to date to ensur e that w e have a str ong health car e system in the futur e as our dem ogr aphics get older in our r egion and countr y: · Guar antee a m inim um 3% incr ease in Canada Health Tr ansfer s to pr om ises · Spend $1.5 billion to add and r eplace M RI and CT Scans to im pr ove w ait tim es 3 - How i s Ju st i n Tr u deau doi n g as Pr i m e M i n i st er of Can ada? I don?t believe Justin Tr udeau has been the leader Canadians expected. He pr om ised to balance the budget after r unning m inor deficits. Instead, he?s added m or e than $80 billion in debt, and their ow n pr ojections not balance the budget until 2040. These m assive deficits thr eaten the sustainability of social pr ogr am s and w ill r esult in incr eased taxes. He has not follow ed thr ough on m any of his com m itm ents dur ing the last election. I believe Canadians ar e looking for change and a gover nm ent that w ill do w hat it says they w ill do, and pr ovide financial r elief for fam ilies and people w ho ar e w or king har d to m ake ends m eet. 4 ? W h at ar e you r t h ou gh t s on t h e ot h er par t y l eader s?

I have r espect for anyone w ho put their nam e for w ar d to r un for public office, including the leader s of par ties. I believe our leader Andr ew Scheer has a positive, cr edible plan for our futur e to get Canadians ahead. 5 ? How do you f eel t h e Li ber al s h an dl ed t h e econ om y? W h at sh ou l d be t h e econ om i c pl an m ov i n g f or w ar d? I do not believe that the Liber als have fulfilled their com m itm ents m ade four year s ago. We ar e on a path of endless deficits, w asteful spending and tax incr eases if w e don?t fix our countr y?s finances. M or e than ever , people ar e finding the car bon tax and other tax incr eases a str ain on their ability to m ake ends m eet financially. The econom ic plan going for w ar d should be balancing the budget in the m edium ter m , m eaning that w e take a m easur ed appr oach to suppor t health car e and im por tant social pr ogr am s, w hile putting m oney back in the pockets of low and m iddle class fam ilies to help their hom e budgets. Another key platfor m plank is cutting cor por ate w elfar e by $1.5 billion in Canada. We need to suppor t sm all businesses w ho cr eate jobs in our ar ea w ith m or e suppor ts, not com panies like SNC Lavalin, the billionair e Ir ving fam ily, and like spending $12 m illion of car bon tax m oney fr om com m uter s on fr idges for Loblaw s (w ho m ade hundr eds of m illions of dollar s last year ). Bon u s Qu est i on : W h at m ak es you r par t y l eader t h e best ch oi ce f or Pr i m e M i n i st er ? I?m pr oud to r un alongside Andr ew Scheer in this election. He under stands that this election and the m essage w e?r e hear ing fr om Canadians is cost of living and affor dability. He under stands that tw o-thir ds of Canadians feel that they either can?t pay their bills ? or they feel that they have nothing left over at the end of the m onth after they do. If you w or k har d you should be able to buy a hom e, save for r etir em ent, and car e for your childr en and par ents as they age. The Conser vative plan is a plan that w ill m ean r eal r esults for Canadians and their fam ilies. Because it?s tim e for Canadians to get ahead.

How w i l l you r par t y addr ess t h i s i ssu e? Canada needs to addr ess our unstable and unpr edictable im m igr ation system . Our r iding is bor der ing the United States so w e ar e dir ectly involved w ith all bor der issues and secur ity. The Peoples Par ty of Canada w ill im plem ent policy that pr ior itizes im m igr ants w ho can pr ovide econom ic benefits to the Canadian economy. We w ill not r ely upon the United Nations

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Our Canadian budget deficit is at a stagger ing $20 billion dollar s, our national debt is appr oxim ately $700 billion. This August, the Liber als have m ade 4500 pr e-election spending announcem ents totalling $13 billion, this is unbelievable.

3 - How i s Ju st i n Tr u deau doi n g as Pr i m e M i n i st er of Can ada? Justin Tr udeau has failed Canadians. He has abandoned his 2015 cam paign pr om ises such as elector al r efor m and m aintaining a budget deficit of no m or e than $10 billion. Tr udeau's tr eatm ent of im por tant leader s has been appalling; Jody W ilson-Raybould and Vice-Adm ir al M ar k Nor m an ar e tw o exam ples. 4 ? W h at ar e you r t h ou gh t s on t h e ot h er par t y l eader s? The other par ties ar e lacking vision and ar e pander ing to special inter est gr oups or using the envir onm ent to exploit people?s fear s. The People?s Par ty w ants to cr eate policy that im pr oves the lives of all Canadians and does not cater to gender , r eligion, sexual or ientation or any other identity. We ar e Canadian, per iod. 5 ? How do you f eel t h e Li ber al s h an dl ed t h e econ om y? W h at sh ou l d be t h e econ om i c pl an

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Our Canadian budget deficit is at a stagger ing $20 billion dollar s, our national debt is appr oxim ately $700 billion. This August, the Liber als have m ade 4500 pr e-election spending announcem ents totalling $13 billion, this is unbelievable. Going for w ar d w e need to assess tax r ates in Canada so that w e can pr om ote econom ic gr ow th. M or e of our tax dollar s should be spent in Canada developing infr astr uctur e and cr eating jobs.

Going for w ar d w e need to assess tax r ates in Canada so that w e can pr om ote econom ic gr ow th. M or e of our tax dollar s should be spent in Canada developing infr astr uctur e and cr eating jobs. Bon u s Qu est i on : W h at m ak es you r par t y l eader t h e best ch oi ce f or Pr i m e M i n i st er ? M axim e Ber nier is not a car eer politician. He w or ked as a law yer in finance and banking. He didn?t enter politics until his 40s, w her e he ser ved as M inister of Industr y, M inister of For eign Affair s, M inister of State for Sm all Business and Tour ism , w hich later becam e the M inister of State for Sm all Business and Tour ism and Agr icultur e in the cabinet of then-Pr im e M inister Stephen Har per. He also ser ved as Executive Vice-Pr esident of the M ontr eal Econom ic Institute, a pr om inent Quebec fr ee-m ar ket think tank, w her e he author ed a book on the topic of tax r efor m . Exper ience m atter s.

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Access to tim ely healthcar e ser vices is a big challenge her e in Stor m ont-Dundas-South Glengar r y. Ther e ar e not enough fam ily doctor s to car e for ever y r esident in the r egion. And I know that m ental health is a pr essing issue fr om speaking to m em ber s of differ ent ser vices in the r egion, like the OPP. The NDP has a plan to fund head to toe healthcar e, including im pr oving access to m ental health as par t of univer sal health car e. I believe this w ill help im pr ove m any of the cur r ent ser vices offer ed in SDSG and allow people to take a m or e pr oactive appr oach to their health.

Kelsey Cat h er in e Sch m it z NDP Candidate Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry 1 ? W h at m ak es you t h e best ch oi ce f or ou r M em ber of Par l i am en t ? W h at i s you r m ost si gn i f i can t ach i evem en t i n t h i s com m u n i t y?

3 - How i s Ju st i n Tr u deau doi n g as Pr i m e M i n i st er of Can ada?

I am a har d-w or ker and a quick lear ner. I don?t take no for an answ er , even fr om myself. I am som eone w ho is inter ested in the w ellbeing of people in this r egion and w ill advocate for this com m unity no m atter w ho is in gover nm ent. I believe that m eans collabor ating and w or king w ith people at all levels in this r egion -tow nships, m unicipal gover nm ents, the M PP, businesses, and r esidents -- to ensur e that SDSG?s inter ests ar e know n and pr ior itized in Ottaw a. I w as r aised her e; my m other w as our chur ch Sunday school and youth leader , and my dad coached football and baseball. I gr ew up in a household that foster ed childr en, and cr eated love and suppor t in our com m unity. As an adult, I have em bodied that and br ought that into classr oom s locally, and found oppor tunities to give back as a teacher and as a softball coach. I see this chance to ser ve SDSG as a fur ther oppor tunity to give thanks to the fam ily that r aised m e, and to the teacher s, coaches, and com m unity that r aised m e to be the per son I am today. 2 ? W h at i s t h e m ost i m por t an t Feder al i ssu e af f ect i n g peopl e h er e i n t h e r i di n g of SDSG? How w i l l you r par t y addr ess t h i s i ssu e?

Heat herMegil l Liberal Candidate Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry 1 ? W h at m ak es you t h e best ch oi ce f or ou r M em ber of Par l i am en t ? W h at i s you r m ost si gn i f i can t ach i evem en t i n t h i s com m u n i t y? I am the best choice to be your M P because I have a com bination of life and w or k exper ience and values that m atch those of SDSG. M y m ost significant achievem ent is w or king to m ake SDSG a better place by my w or k as a com m unity volunteer and spoke per son. I r an as the SDSG Liber al candidate in the Pr ovincial election in 2018. As a school teacher and ETFO Teacher Union Executive m em ber and Vice Pr esident activist I have w or ked w ith countless childr en and educator s for over 20 year s thr oughout SDSG. I am a past Pr esident of the Cor nw all and Distr ict Labour Council and continue to w or k in the Union m ovem ent. I w as a Captain in the Canadian Ar m ed For ces Reser ve including the SD&G Highlander s for over 17 year s. As an active volunteer on the Boar d of United Way of SD&G, Sunr ise Rotar y Club of Cor nw all, Kiw anis Club of Cor nw all and w ith the Air Cadet League of Canada I have helped to m ake a differ ence to the lives of r esidents of SDSG and fur ther afield

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2 ? W h at i s t h e m ost i m por t an t Feder al i ssu e af f ect i n g peopl e h er e i n t h e r i di n g of SDSG? How w i l l you r par t y addr ess t h i s i ssu e? The m ost im por tant Feder al issue affecting people Just like people all over the w or ld the m ost im por tant issue affecting us in SDSG is com batting the effects of Clim ate Change. Clim ate Change is going to im pact alm ost ever y aspect of our lives, w ater levels, pollution, extr em e w eather events, infr astr uctur e, food pr oduction, how w e heat our hom es and tr anspor tation. We ar e the only par ty that has a r eal and affor dable plan to fight Clim ate change. 3 - How i s Ju st i n Tr u deau doi n g as Pr i m e M i n i st er of Can ada?

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I think people had a hopeful feeling w hen Justin Tr udeau becam e the pr im e m inister. Ther e w as a feeling of enthusiasm , of positive change in Canada, as he r an on a platfor m of change, especially in ter m s of Indigenous com m unities str uggling and elector al r efor m . Unfor tunately, w e have seen him go back on m any of those pr om ises and w atched as he?s pr ior itized the w ealthy and big business over the inter ests of people in Canada. In par ticular , going back on elector al r efor m and developing a phar m acar e plan, ther e ar e too m any m issed oppor tunities to do the r ight thing w ith this gover nm ent. I think w e need a leader w ho is genuinely com passionate about the needs of ever yday people, and w ho w ill advocate for them because he under stands w hat their lives ar e like. 4 ? W h at ar e you r t h ou gh t s on t h e ot h er par t y l eader s? If Justin Tr udea is a leader w ho has com e up shor t on his pr om ises, Andr ew Scheer is som eone w ith ver y little pr om ises to offer. I am par ticular ly concer ned by his total lack of a plan w hen it com es to the clim ate cr isis, and his m eager offer ings w hen it com es to ?tax br eaks? that have alr eady pr oven to be solely a benefit for w ealthier I think Justin Tr udeau has done a fabulous job in his fir st ter m as Pr im e M inister. His handling of the Canadian economy has im pr oved the lives of all Canadians. He has r eached out to all citizens in dealing w ith the cr itical issues that need our attention now : Clim ate Change; expanding our Health car e system for w or king Canadians w ith Phar m acar e; suppor ting fam ilies seeking affor dable housing; br inging thousands of childr en and senior s out of pover ty; and suppor ting m edium and sm all businesses w ho cr eate so m any m or e jobs in our evolving economy. Justin is the only par ty leader w ho has a br oad and clear vision for the futur e of Canada. 4 ? W h at ar e you r t h ou gh t s on t h e ot h er par t y l eader s? I believe that Andr ew Scheer ?s ideas for the countr y do not addr ess the ser ious issues w e need to deal w ith now including the Clim ate Change cr isis, the needs of w or king Canadians w ho have seen their incom es and lifestyles shr ink as w ealthy cor por ations do not pay their shar e. Canadian fam ilies need suppor t not pr om ises of tax cuts that actually hur t them and our economy. Andr ew Scheer is tr ying to appeal to Canadians by using the tactics of Donald Tr um p and Doug For d. I w ould hope that Canadians ar e too sm ar t for that.

Canadians. I cannot distinguish a Scheer speech fr om a Har per speech, and neither has ever had m uch to say w hen it com es to doing better for Canadians. Elizabeth M ay?s par ty has lofty clim ate action in m ind, but I feel her vision falls shor t of tr ue pr ogr essive change. W hen w e talk about clim ate action, w e need to talk about people, about jobs, about affor dability, about ever y day living, and I do not think that the Gr eens have that tr ack r ecor d. 5 ? How do you f eel t h e Li ber al s h an dl ed t h e econ om y? W h at sh ou l d be t h e econ om i c pl an m ov i n g f or w ar d? The economy is doing w ell for som e; other s, ar e being left behind. In par ticular , young people ar e still seeing high r ates of unem ploym ent, and str uggling to get ahead, thanks to student debt and soar ing housing costs. I believe in the NDP?s cur r ent platfor m of cr eating fiscal policies that put ever yday people in Canada and their fam ilies fir st. This m eans pr otecting fam ily budgets and for cing big cor por ations and big polluter s to star t paying w hat they ow e. It also m eans a fair er taxation system to com bat tax evasion, r olling back cor por ate tax cuts, and ensur ing the w ealthiest ar e paying their fair shar e. Bonus Question - W h at m ak es you r par t y l eader t h e best ch oi ce f or Pr i m e M i n i st er ? Jagm eet Singh is genuine, kind, and ener getic. He m akes tim e to m eet and listen to ever y per son he?s com e acr oss at events all over the countr y. He has an am azing ability to put issues that ar e im pacting ever yday people in Canada into per spective, and I think he r eally show ed his str ength as a leader by r elating and show ing suppor t to ever yday people in Canada w ho have been hur t or felt neglected by the actions of the cur r ent leader ship. I also deeply appr eciate his car e for people, and m aking sur e to pull our per spectives aw ay fr om inter -par ty bicker ing and focus on people and how to take car e of them fir st and for em ost.

taxes for 9 M illion Canadians. The Liber al gover nm ent in the past four year s has helped Canadians cr eate over 1 m illion new jobs, lifted 825,000 people out of pover ty and w e now have the low est unem ploym ent r ate on r ecor d. We cancelled Stephen Har per ?s plan to r aise the age of old Old Age Secur ity and Guar anteed Incom e Supplem ent fr om 65 to 67 w hich w ould have cuts senior s r etir em ent incom es by thousands of dollar s and kept them w or king longer and w ould have plunged 100,000 senior s into sever e pover ty ever y year. M ov i n g f or w ar d - The Liber al gover nm ent is com m itted to m aking it easier and m or e affor dable to star t and gr ow a business by cutting fees and r educing r ed tape and helping entr epr eneur s to star t, gr ow and r enew their business. - The Liber al gover nm ent w ill m ake it easier for sm all and m edium sized businesses to tr ade and do business online. - The Liber al Econom ic Plan w ill m ove for w ar d on the Tr ans M ountain Expansion pr oject. -We w ill m ove for w ar d w ith tax cuts and suppor t to fam ilies in the pur chase of their fir st hom es and in expanding access to affor dable housing. - By expandingM ater nity and Par ental Leave after the bir th of a child Canadian fam iliesw ill have m or e

I do not believe that Jagm eet Singh?s par ty has not pr oper ly costed their platfor m and ar e str uggling to connect w ith Canadians.

tim e and m oney to suppor t their new childr en. - Ther e w ill be tax cuts and infr astr uctur e funding w hich w ill help stim ulate the national economy.

Elizabeth M ay?s Gr een Par ty is a single issue par ty. Canada needs m or e than action on one issue

Bon u s Qu est i on : W h at m ak es you r par t y l eader t h e best ch oi ce f or Pr i m e M i n i st er ?

M axine Ber nier ?s People?s Par ty of Canada has too m any elem ents that ar e m or e about dividing people than uniting people.

The r esults of Justin Tr udeau?s econom ic plan over the past four year s have show n that he is best placed to defend the inter ests of Canadians. His platfor m best dem onstr atesconcr ete plans to help suppor t all fam ilies. The Liber al plan w ill intr oduce Phar m acar e, tax cuts for low er incom e ear ner s and im pr ovem ent in CPP to benefit our senior s. His past per for m ance in job cr eation show s that The r esults of Justin Tr udeau?s econom ic plan over the Liber al plan is w or king.

5 ? How do you f eel t h e Li ber al s h an dl ed t h e econ om y? W h at sh ou l d be t h e econ om i c pl an m ov i n g f or w ar d? Am azing str ides have been m ade by the Liber al gover nm ent over the past 4 year s. Justin Tr udeau?s Liber al gover nm ent has low er ed

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Get t ing t o know t he CANDIDATES ... is a catastr ophe. On the other hand, w e need m or e good-paying jobs, both of w hich ar e of national inter est. Getting ahead of the clim ate cr isis, cr eating thousands of good-paying car eer s thr ough shifting to r enew able ener gy, gr een technology, and sustainable industr y w ill be a gam e-changer. The only question is w hether w e w ant to lead now or follow later.

Raheem Aman SDSG MP Candidate Green Party of Canada 1 ? W h at m ak es you t h e best ch oi ce f or ou r M em ber of Par l i am en t ? W h at i s you r m ost si gn i f i can t ach i evem en t i n t h i s com m u n i t y? Respect, decor um , intelligence, and integr ity. Unfor tunately, I don?t think m any Canadians know w hat goes on in the House of Com m ons. It?s childlike behaviour w ith all of the booing, outbur sts, and hyper par tisanship. Electing Gr een M em ber s of Par liam ent ends that. M y m ost significant achievem ent in Easter n Ontar io has been or ganizing and uplifting the Black com m unity, that w e m ight shift our gener al per ception and better contr ibute to society as a w hole. 2 ? W h at i s t h e m ost i m por t an t Feder al i ssu e af f ect i n g peopl e h er e i n t h e r i di n g of SDSG? How w i l l you r par t y addr ess t h i s i ssu e? The m ost im por tant Feder al issue affecting people her in the SDSG is the Gr een Economy, w hich is tw ofold in natur e. On the one hand, you have the envir onm ent, w hich ever yone intr insically know s

3 - How i s Ju st i n Tr u deau doi n g as Pr i m e M i n i st er of Can ada? It br ings m e no joy to say to you that Justin Tr udeau has sickened m any Canadians to their stom achs. He is tr agically guilty of adding to the distr ust and disillusionm ent of politicians and the political pr ocess. Intelligent? Yes. Of good stock, undoubtedly. A disappointm ent? Yes, that too. 4 ? W h at ar e you r t h ou gh t s on t h e ot h er par t y l eader s? The people talking to m e ar e ver y distur bed by the People?s Par ty of Canada?s leader and his anti-im m igr ation r hetor ic. It?s insulting and does not r eflect the values of Canadians nor our constitution. Besides that, I am not hyper par tisan. I w ould assum e that they ar e m ostly decent folk, all w ith a differ ent vision of w hat Canada should look like. After r eading the platfor m s of all of the par ties, the Gr een Par ty of Canada aligns best w ith

Hello there to all of you beautiful and handsome people reading The Seeker this month. My, what a beautiful month we had in September and I hope it continues into the lovely, colourful month of October. I look forward to Halloween once again this year with dressing up and going out with my friends. I am not sure right now of what I will be dressing up as but I know that it will be something Spectacular! The weather was sunny and hot with a few cooler mornings for the kiddies returning to school. I wish all the very best to all of my and your children and grandchildren returning for yet another year of learning. I had to step in to being in Mom/ Nana mode for my eldest daughter, Meinda as she had to be rushed to the hospital in Alexandra from excurciating pain in her stomach. It turned out to be gallstones so she had to have an emergency operation to remove her gallbladder here at the Cornwall Hospital. All went well with the operation and she recovered quite nicely at home. Boy, it sure is a lot of work to be a "Mom" taking care of my two grandsons, Sampson (10) and William (7),but I throughly enjoyed it and I was happy to be of help when Melinda needed me the most. A mother's job is never done whether your children are 9 or 39 or even older. They will always need or want us to help them at sometime in their lives. I am still terribly missing my dear, twin sister, Darlene. It has only been 4 months since she left this world. I am getting better at not cryng every day, but there are some days that I am so sad knowing that I will never see or talk to her ever again. On one particular day, I received a message from her on face book from 4 years ago. This certainly made me feel that she is still thinking of me. We never know when things like this are going to happen, but on facebook she had sent me a gif that said, "Sending love and kisses from Heaven." The Universe knew something back then, and it came up on the day that I was particularly sad and thinking of my Darlene. We really do have to show and give love to all of the ones that are important in our lives. Do not wait to tell them that you love them. Do not put off visiting them because one day they will pass away and you will find yourselves with regrets that you cannot ever change. So please visit, phone or text your loved ones to show and tell them that you care for them whenever you possibly can. Do not leave yourselves open to have any regrets in your lives. Please make sure to tell your loved ones that you love them as much as you can. I will forever be happy that Darlene and I got to say our last "Good byes", and "I Love Yous" on the very day that she passed away and left me and this world behind her. TIP OF THE MONTH: Here are twelve things to try to always remember. 1. Our PASTS cannot be CHANGED. 2. Our OPINIONS do not define REALITY. 3. Everybody's JOURNEY is quite different. 4. Everything gets better with TIME. 5. Our JUDGEMENTS are a confession of our CHARACTER. 6. OVER THINKING will lead us to SADNESS. 7. HAPPINESS is found within Ourselves. 8. SMILES are Contagious. 9. KINDNESS is FREE. 10. We only FAIL, if we QUIT! 11. What Goes Around Comes Around.. This is what KARMA is all about. 12. POSITIVE thoughts creates POSITIVE things.

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my m or al com pass, m akes objective sense, and has been costed. 5 ? How do you f eel t h e Li ber al s h an dl ed t h e econ om y? W h at sh ou l d be t h e econ om i c pl an m ov i n g f or w ar d? The Liber als had successes and failur es. Ultim ately, w e ar e still billions of dollar s in debt. We can quite quickly lead a feder al sur plus if w e adopt a Gr een Economy and shift our for eign policy fr om m icr om anaging the affair s of other sover eign states to focusing on the pr otection and secur ity of our ow n bor der s, for star ter s. Bon u s Qu est i on : W h at m ak es you r par t y l eader t h e best ch oi ce f or Pr i m e M i n i st er ? Char acter , exper ience, and intelligence m ake Elizabeth M ay the best choice for Pr im e M inister. This is w hy she w on M aclean?s Par liam entar ian of the Year in 2012 and Har dest Wor king Par liam entar ian of the Year again in 2013, just to nam e a couple of the dozens of aw ar ds and honour s in her possession. I?ve m et her , r ead her book, and have spoken w ith her on m or e than one occasion. I assur e you that you w ill lear n that she is genuine, w ell-r espected acr oss aisle, and is just the kind of visionar y leader Canada and the Wor ld needs.

A STEAL OF A DEAL: This month I have chosen something quite fashionable that I bought at Value Village. Johnny and I went to see what deals we could find on a Tuesday.. the day that seniors get a 30% discount. I spotted this unique item, a "Paris motif" make up box with a leather handle. I told John that I liked it and he said, "Go ahead and get it, if you really do like it." I looked at the price and it was marked $5.99 and with the discount it was going to be less then $4.00! WHAT A STEAL OF A DEAL! DID YOU KNOW? That the word, "Ailurphilia" means a love or fondness for felines/ cats. Now You Do! Why not show some ailurphilia to your furry felines, today! Eh! As well as, Did you know that a cat purring on our laps is more healing than any drug on earth? The vibrations that we receive are of pure love and contentment. Puuuuurrrr.. Puuuuurrrr...Puuuurrrr. WHAT WOULD YOU RATHER DO? To keep up the "Art of Conversation." Would you go on a Reality Television Show? or Stand in front of your family and friends to talk about your life? We as human beings must continue to talk to one another and this is a way to do so. Put those phones of yours away and enjoy some "Personal Time" with your family and friends. START TALKIN' & STOP TEXTIN".. Just Sayin. COMMUNITY NEWS: My dear friend, Corrine Sullivan McGimpsey of The Secret Salon here in Cornwall is offering her beautifully, decorated salon as a "Get Together" for women that want to get all "Dolled up" before going out together. She will be offering to do hair and make-up at a affordable price.. Along with a glass of wine or two and even a HOT Tub is available for your enjoyment. So, Ladies if you have a Birthday or an Anniversary that you want to celebrate and you want to look FABULOUS then contact Corrine at The Secret Salon on facebook to set up your "Evening of Fun." She is also offering a "Wedding Package" that includes a bottle of champagne, a light lunch, music and a private setting for the brides and their bridesmaids to enjoy and to relax on their special day whilst she takes care of all of their hair styles and up-dos. I will be enjoying one of these FUN - filled evenings myself with a few friends. Do take a look whenever you can as there will be a video on her fb timeline. Now what to wear? FAMILY NEWS: My eldest granddaughter, Abigail turned 16 on September 10th and is doing well so far in grade 10 this year. I hope that she has a wonderful year and that she makes new friends and does well in all of her classes. I love you and I only want you to be happy and healthy in your life choices. I wish you all the very best in health, wealth and happiness in the upcoming year my dear, beautiful granddaughter. Love Always Nana My beautiful 3rd daughter, Ella Rose, and her handsome husband, Steven celebrated their 3rd wedding anniversary on the first of October. May they have many. many more loving and exciting years making beautiful memories and (maybe more babies) together. Love Always Mom UNTIL NEXT MONTH: Accept what is happening in your lives right now. Put what has happened behind you and let it all go and have Faith that GREAT THINGS are coming your way. Marl ene List er of www.f ashionography.ca & www.l ist erphot os.ca

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LISTER Hu m an Sacr i f i ce Ritualistic killing of another hum an as a sacr ifice to a god has been pr acticed for thousands of year s. Often, it w as thought that the angr y gods could be pacified by the offer ing of a hum an. Ear ly hum ans, just becom ing civilized, w er e ver y active in this pr actice, as a r eligious act w hich they believed w ould br ing good for tune by pleasing the gods. For the r e-consecr ation of the Gr eat Pyr am id of Tenochititlan in 1487, as m any as 80,000 people w er e killed by the Aztecs dur ing the sacr ificial cer em ony.

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In m oder n tim es, hum ans ar e still attr acted to this concept of pleasing their god thr ough association w ith a past hum an sacr ifice. The Chr istian r eligions ar e based on this concept, w ith Jesus having been sacr ificed to God in or der to w in God's favor for anyone w ho believes in him . It's a kind of 'm oney in the bank' idea, w her e our pr esent and futur e sins w er e pr epaid thr ough a hum an sacr ifice. Although no blood is shed today, the fact that w e feel the need to associate w ith spilled blood to appease a god, is not that far r em omved fr om the pr im itive pr actice of m ur der ing ones kinsm en to pr ovide a sacr ifice to the gods.

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Salt therapycan also benefit skin health.The respiratorysystem is a pathwayto removetoxins from the body.When it becomesoverwhelmed, the skin becomesa secondaryoverflow pathway for toxin removal.The toxinscan manifest as imflammatoryskin conditionssuch as rashes, eczema,psoriasisor acne.A visit to our salt room is another way to support the look and health of your skin.

If you have ever visited or lived oceansideyou can attest to its benefits in both your breathingand the healthy glow of your skin. Visiting our salt room for a 50 minutesession is comparedto receiveing the benefitsof three daysocean side. HALOtherapy,also known as dry salt therapyis 100%natural,drug-free,relaxing and non-invasive. Salt therapyis based on the principleof prolonged exposureto the microclimatefound in natural salt minesor salt caves.We can bring thismicroclimate to you, here in Cornwall Ontario.How? Thisis possiblebecauseour halogenerator preciselygrindsphamaceuticalgradesalt into micro-sizedparticlesthat are then disperesedinto the air in a closed environment,our salt room.All you have to do is sit, or lie back in our reclining chairs,breath and relax.Someclientsuse thistime to meditateor enjoy a well deservednap. Salt therapyis suited for adultsand kidsfrom 6 months of age and up. Salt therapyis the processof breathingdry, micronizedsalt particlesin the form of salt air. Thesemicronizedsalt particlescan travel to the smallest and deepest areasof the lungsregion

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Ther e ar e also those today, w ho sacr ifice their ow n tim e, m oney, even health, in or der to pr ovide som e ser vice to a chur ch or to their idea of a dem anding god. They can hold their head high, know ing they have given m ost of w hat they have, as though god is pleased that they now str uggle financially, or in their r elationships, or health. The point of this topic is to say that a Cr eator w ho m ade us, put us her e, keeps us alive, and w ill br ing us hom e again, is not one w ho w ould dem and that w e sacr ifice anything to please him . If he m ade us, he w ill br ing us hom e. If w e follow our inner sense of r ight and w r ong, w e w ill have done w ell. The best w e can do is face challenges and gr ow fr om them , becom ing a better ver sion of our self than w e m ight have been in the past. This is r eally all w e need to do. Life is an adventur e, not a test. It is to be lived, not put aside to please an invisible god w e don't r eally know. All w e need is w ithin. God is w ithin. Eter nity is w ithin, because w e lived befor e w e w er e bor n and w ill continue after w e cease to br eathe. We ar e the gods. Even the bible says so. "Know ye not that ye ar e gods?"

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year at the Writers'Group, Lisa "Last we wereaskedto writea

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Halloweenstory.To prepare,I went throughstacksof old ghost stories fromthirtyyearsagoand formulatedthistale.The writers' seemedto like it, as theysat openmouthedat the edges of their seats,in that roomupstairs,in the Library,down the hall, in the dark - in the night"

THE M AKINTOSH I hear the tractors roar-grindingup hillstowardthe childrencalling for more.It rainedall weekbut I just had to get out here,for pickingsare sweetestafter the frost.

melancholytempothat cr ept up the back our necks,but no-oneseemedto thinkabout candles.The sky outsidet h r ot t ledthroughthe windowsand the man in green leant...so...far...forwardsthat his nosewaslevel to the teacupas he whisperedone word-throughthickScottishlips... ...?Wor r icow ? The lightsflickeredand went out as the pianoin the front room pou n deda crescendo and outsidein the yard camea CRUSHINGsoundthat broughtMrs.Johnsonto her feet. I supposedwe all jumpedup, as she collapsedinto herselfwith the remainsof her apple tart spat t er edon the floor.The thinnestsqu ealfollowedby a deep heart-stopping brake,sh u dder edthe cottageand not 12 inchesfrom the bottomof the door camethe unmistakablesoundof the bagpipes. To my shock,a plumpyellow-eyedcreatureknownas Pelly,jumpeddown from the sideboardand meowing, woundherselfaroundthe old woman?sstockings-crying to go outsideand in a f r igh t f u lan d gr ot esqu efashion, didn?tthe Mrs.do...justthat!

Throughcheeryorchardson the backsof wagons,the chatterturnsdark with storiesof a younggirl?swet coat beingcaughtup in the wheelsalongwindingroads.Furrowsof family cursesand low whispersof revengestartleour driver and at oncewe turn to see a basketbeing swungin the air. Onlythe tips of a head are visiblebut as we bankaround,no one is there. The smellof buttercream and cinnamonassailus, triggeringvoraciousappetitesas we clamberdown for the best seat at the table.

At the foot of the stepslay the smallestHobgoblinwhose roundedbellyroiledand jiggledwith upturnedbuttons acrosshis thick rubbercoat.His left hand held a toffee whosewrapperwasballedup and wedgedin the corner of its ear. Mrs.Johnsonstood listeningto the worldas it spun and sunderedits way roundthe yard.The piano keystinkledfrom the depthsof the houseand the small boy whosefather broughtthe wholethingupon us, went one-two-threeinto the wagonlike a will-o-the-wisp.

Old Mrs.Johnsonsetsout the teapotas somethingakin to flour,dustsdown from the ceiling.The bassof a pianothrumsthroughthe house,vibratinginto my chest and it?s all I can do to not fall down.The cool weatherhas gottento me. Mrs.Johnsonnervously bringsme back to recallif I?d met the Spencerchildrenalongthe road.Their youngest daughterAylleenwon blue ribbonsa decadeago at the HighlandTournamentin Franklin,just daysbeforethe accidentthat nearlycost them the farm. In the windowbehindthe old woman?sshoulder,the yard is awashof flyingdebrisand grit and I thankmy luckystarsthat we?reout of the weather.Just then anothergroupof pickersentersthe cottagein all weathergear of torn greenMacsand slippery,slimy boots.It?s difficultto tell their agesfor a silencehas settledaroundus and I wonderif anything?shappened,but then a wee child popsout from underhis father ?scoat and runsinto the front room. Chairswerebroughtforth and we all foundour placesagain,when the room sh r an k into darknessand I grew worriedabout the longdriveback.The pianoplotteda

Abreastof the next curve,anotherroundof sh r iek in g,br okenchildren,stumbled beneaththe wheelsof a third wagonas crowsw r eck ledtheir prophecyto no-onein particular.AylleenSpencer ?sblood-soakedblue ribboncut throughthe darknessinto the yard...sh at t er in whatever g hopewe had of sleepingthat night.Her eyeswerea deep hollowedblackas she dancedtowardus throughsilent bagpipes,on thunderinghoof beats,ridingthe devil?sback of brokencarriagesand twistedlimbs. Insidethe cottagethe musicianfinishedhis pieceand curiouslyfollowedthe clappin g into the night... Lisa ?Bleeder?Gray...Storyfor October 2018...Copyright I w ou l d l ove t o h ave f eedback f r om m y st or i es...Pl easeem ai l m e: ver l egr ace4062@gm ai l .com Lisa is a m em ber of the Cor nw all Wr iter Society, a gr oup that m eets at the Cor nw all Public Libr ar y,on the 3r d M onday of each m onth fr om 6:15 to 8:15pm . For m or e info. about this or any pr ogr am at the Libr ar y please call 613-932-4796.

obtain a Vagabond aw ar d. Since w e spend so m uch tim e in the Adir ondacks doing outdoor activities, it seem ed like a good idea to accept the challenge. As an Activity Leader for the club, I w ill adm it to planning som e of our activities acr oss the bor der w ith this as an ulter ior m otive. For instance, that glam ping w eekend in Jay w her e w e stayed in a m obile hom e for the w eekend to hike som e m ountains w as r eally a ploy to check off that tow n and visit other near by places. Even the baker y stop in Keene for those ginger -m olasses cookies w as pr e-m editated. That pit stop at the Or char d in Per u to pick up som e snacks on our w ay to Ausable Chasm ---check and check! One of our m ost m em or able tr ips w as the tim e w e r ented a r em ote hunting cabin w ith a com plim entar y m ouse. In the m idst of a heat w ave w ith a w idespr ead pow er failur e, our unsuspecting com panions r ode w ith us as w e zigzagged our w ay thr ough unknow n ar eas looking for elusive unm ar ked w ater falls. They hum our ed us thr ough our fr equent stops to get our books acknow ledged and w aited as w e chatted excitedly w ith str anger s. I am sur e it w as quite a r elief to them to finally jum p into the lake to cool dow n befor e locating the only r estaur ant in tow n w ith a gener ator.

Th e 1 0 2 Co u n t d o wn By Sylvie O?Rou r k e W hile tr avelling thr ough the Adir ondacks I cam e acr oss a book entitled ?Adir ondack 102 Club? by M ar tin Podskoch. Little did I know that this book w ould spar k a new challenge for my fr iend, Cher yl and I or that the Cor nw all Outdoor Club w ould inadver tently becom e an intr insic par t of this latest adventur e. This book descr ibes each tow n w ithin the Adir ondack Par k pr oviding histor ical facts and places of inter est w ith a section for w r iting per sonal notes. It invites the r eader to visit each destination, m eet its r esidents, and tr y to obtain a signatur e, a stam p, or a sticker to add to the page. Included is a log to keep tr ack of the dates of those visits. You ar e invited to shar e your stor ies via a Facebook gr oup and par ticipate in an annual dinner. At the com pletion of your jour ney you

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The com plexity of our schem es gr ew the deeper w e w ent into the Par k . Ther e w er e m any obstacles to over com e such as the fact that m ost tow ns seem to shut dow n com pletely betw een Colum bus Day and M em or ial Day. Also, in the m ost r em ote ar eas, either ther e w er e no businesses at all or the m unicipal offices, libr ar ies, and post offices had such spor adic hour s of oper ation that it becam e a w ild-goose chase at best. Not to m ention that w e got lost---a lot. GPS-less, w e r elied on an Atlas, Google m aps and a poor sense of dir ection, but to be fair som e of our best m em or ies w er e accidental. It took us thr ee year s of day-tr ips and w eekend cottage or cam ping stays w ith or w ithout the Cor nw all Outdoor Club, plus sever al extr a r oad tr ips on our ow n to finally accom plish our goal. Along the w ay w e shar ed m uch laughter , built-up our confidence, and found inspir ation for futur e adventur es w ith the club, this tim e devoid of deviousness. As w e look for w ar d to obtaining our Vagabond aw ar ds this com ing fall, w e par ticular ly w ish to thank the Outdoor Club m em ber s w ho w er e subjected to our neur otic behaviour for , w ithout their good-natur ed suppor t in keeping up w ith our agenda, w e w ould still be dr iving ar ound the m ountains counting dow n the tow ns and checking them off one by one. For more information about the Cornwall Outdoor Club de Plein Air, visit our webpage at www.cornwalloutdoorclub.ca or like us on Facebook.

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1

tue

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Queen of Wands Tarot @ Healing Wishes @ 10:00 am

Glengarry Curling Club @ Cailuan Gallery @ 1:00 pm ? 4:00 pm The Peanut Butter Falcon @ The Port Theatre @ 7:15 pm

Retirement Residence @ 6:30 pm SMART CITY TOASTMASTERS @ 6:45 pm

2Walmart Logistics Job Fair! @ Nav Centre @ 10:00 am ? 5:30 pm International Potluck @ Shark Tank @ 11:30

Greg Morton From Americas Got Talent Live In Cornwall @ Aultsville Theatre @ 8:00 pm

OPEN MIC ? SEAWAY ROADHOUSE BAR @ SEAWAY ROADHOUSE BAR @ 7:00 pm ? 11:00 pm

Les Soirées Juste pour rire @ La Maison Tavern / The House @ 8:00 pm

Wednesday Night Hockey at La Maison Tavern @ La Maison Tavern / The House @ 7:00 pm

oct

3 thu

Reiki Healing Circle @ Healing Wishes @ 3:00 pm

Fall Seminar Series ? The Business of Space @ Cornwall Business Enterprise Centre @ 12:00 pm

THE CORNWALL NAVY CLUB Dinner @ Cornwall Navy Club @ 5:00 pm

The Intrigue of Painting with Kathi Legault @ OBO Studio @ 12:00 pm

Focus Art Monthly Meeting @ Centre Charles Emile Claude @ 7:00 pm

Line-Up Wednesdays: Free Line Dancing @ The Brass Buckle @ 1:47 pm

The Peanut Butter Falcon @ The Port Theatre @ 7:15 pm

The Wiggles @ Aultsville Theatre @ 2:00 pm

Colts Game @ Ed Lumley Arena @ 7:30 pm

Weekly Wizarding Wonders! @ Wizards Workshops @ 4:00 pm ? 9:00 pm Wednesday Wing Night $7.00 per pound @ Nav Centre @ 5:00 pm Charity Bowl Football Game @ Joe St.Denis Field 2 @ 6:00 pm Family nights Wednesday @ Cornwall Wesleyan Church @ 6:00 pm ? 7:00 pm Open House-Yoga Teacher Training @ spirit tree yoga @ 6:30 pm Stroke Survivor Support Group Monthly Meeting @ Riverdale Terrace

Cirque du Soleil ? Axel @ Cornwall Civic Complex @ 7:30 pm

Citizen Science: Testing the Waters @ Schnitzels @ 7:00 pm

The Peanut Butter Falcon @ The Port Theatre @ 7:15 pm

oct

2 wed

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Mentalk Mens Support Group Weekly Meetings @ 841 Sydney St, Cornwall 9:30 am ? 11:30 am

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4fr i

Queen of Wands Tarot @ Healing Wishes @ 10:00 am 4 Historic SDG Jail?s Paranormal Lock Down @ SDG Historic Jail @

7:00 pm The Peanut Butter Falcon @ The Port Theatre@ 7:15 pm CHAPTER TWO A comedy by Neil Simon @ Ecole Secondaire Publique L'Héritage @ 7:30 pm

oct

5 sat

Cornwall Community Cheer Craft and Vendor Show @ Holy Trinity Catholic Secondary School - Cornwall @ 10:00 am ? 4:00 pm

Kman & The 45?s at Lola?s @ Lola's pub and grub @ 10:00 pm

oct

6

su n

Aromatherapy & Holistic Healing Services @ Healing Wishes @ 10:00 am

Queen of Wands Tarot @ Healing Wishes @ 10:00 am Healing Meditation & Reiki @ Healing Wishes @ 10:30 am ? 11:30 am Kinsmen Farmers?Market Cornwall@ 11:00 am ? 3:00 pm

Amazing Science Center @ Amazing Science Centre @ 1:00 pm ? 4:00 pm

School For The Gifted @ Healing Wishes @ 2:00 pm

Pet Blessing Service @ Trinity Anglican Church @ 4:00 pm

Ladies Night @ Mrs. B's @ 6:30 pm

Traditional Supper, Music / Souper Traditonnel, Musique @ Agora centre @ 5:00 pm A Haitian Feast On The St. Lawrence River @ Spinners @ 6:00 pm ? 9:00 pm Magical Halloween Group Past Life Regression @ The Purple Broomstick @ 6:30 pm ? 9:30 pm The Peanut Butter Falcon @ The Port Theatre @ 7:15 pm CHAPTER TWO A comedy by Neil Simon @ Ecole Secondaire Publique L'Héritage @ 7:30 pm Seaway Winds ? Dazzling Dixie @ Aultsville Theatre @ 7:30 pm

Race Night at the Speedway @ Cornwall Motor Speedway@ 6:30 pm The Peanut Butter Falcon @ The Port Theatre @ 7:15 pm CHAPTER TWO A comedy by Neil Simon @ Ecole Secondaire Publique L'Héritage6 @ 7:30 pm

oct

7

Line-Up Wednesdays: Free Line Dancing @ The Brass Buckle @ 6

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Board games at Jet Set at the NAV Centre with MeepleMobile @ Jet Set Pub @ 5:00 pm ? 9:00 pm Ladies Night @ Mrs. B's @ 6:30 pm

Lost Boyz at La Maison @ La Maison Tavern / The House @ 8:00 pm

OA meetings @ Cornwall Wesleyan Church @ 6:30 pm

Akaline Entertainment presents Epic Journey Concert @ The Bonnie Glen Pavilion 5 @ 9:00 pm

The Peanut Butter Falcon @ The Port Theatre @ 7:15 pm

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Reiki Healing Circle @ Healing Wishes@ 3:00

Queen of Wands Tarot @ Healing Wishes @ 10:00 am

THE CORNWALL NAVY CLUB Dinner @ Cornwall Navy Club @ 5:00 pm

Bring Your Own Piece Of Furniture Workshop @ Simply Rewritten @ 12:30 pm

Community Drum Circle @ Benson Centre @ 7:00 pm

Glengarry Curling Club @ Cailuan Gallery @ 1:00 pm ? 4:00 pm Fundamental Fielding & Hitting Camp @ St. Lawrence Secondary School @ 6:00 pm The Peanut Butter Falcon @ The Port Theatre @ 7:15 pm

oct

9 wed

Fall Seminar Series ? Business Planning @ Cornwall Business Enterprise Centre @ 12:00 pm

Weekly Wizarding Wonders! @ Wizards Workshops @ 4:00 pm ? 9:00 pm CCVS ? Celebrity Server Fundraiser @ Boston Pizza @ 5:00 pm Wednesday Wing Night $7.00 per pound @ Nav Centre @ 5:00 pm Family nights Wednesday @ Cornwall Wesleyan Church @ 6:00 pm ? 7:00 pm OPEN MIC ? SEAWAY ROADHOUSE BAR @ SEAWAY ROADHOUSE BAR @ 7:00 pm ? 11:00 pm Richard Wood & Gordon Belsher From PEI @ The Port Theatre @ 7:00 pm Wednesday Night Hockey at La Maison Tavern @ La Maison Tavern / The House @ 7:00 pm The Peanut Butter Falcon @ The Port Theatre @ 7:15 pm

The Peanut Butter Falcon @ The Port Theatre @ 7:15 pm Colts Game @ Ed Lumley Arena @ 7:30 7 Jam Night at La Maison @ La Maison Tavern / The House@ 9:00 pm

oct

11 fr i

Cornwall Day of the Girl @ Cornwall Legion @ 4:30 pm CHAPTER TWO A comedy by Neil Simon @ Ecole Secondaire Publique L'Héritage @ 7:30 pm

STOLLI-FEST @ La Maison Tavern / The House @ 10:00 pm

oct

12 sat

Big Bass Challenge @ Cornwall @ 7:00 am Cars and Coffee ? Last One of the Year @ Nav Centre @ 8:00 am

THE CORNWALL RECORD BANG! RECORD SHOW! FALL 2019 @ White Knucklerz RC @ 10:00 am ? 4:00 pm Rosary Rally @ Lamoureux Park Bandshell @ 12:00 pm Reflections on Giving Thanks @ The Care Centre - All Welcome ? Refreshments Served. Also segments in French. @ 2:30 pm CHAPTER TWO A comedy by Neil Simon @ Ecole Secondaire Publique L'Héritage @ 7:30 pm

oct

13 su n

Aromatherapy & Holistic Healing Services and TAROT @ Healing Wishes @ 10:00 am Kinsmen Farmers?Market Cornwall @ 11:00 am ? 3:00

Myers Riders vs Cornwall Wildcats @ Joe St.Denis Field @ 4:30 pm

oct

14 m on

Line-Up Wednesdays: Free Line Dancing @ The Brass Buckle @ 1:47 pm

Board games at Jet Set at the NAV Centre with MeepleMobile @ Jet Set Pub@ 5:00 pm ? 9:00 pm OA meetings @ Cornwall Wesleyan Church @ 6:30 pm

Pan American Bass Championship 2019 @ Cornwall Oct 15 ? Oct 20 all-day

FREE Communication Counts Course @ Tri-County Literacy Council @ 9:00 am Mentalk Mens Support Group Weekly Meetings @ 841 Sydney St, Cornwall @ 9:30 am ? 11:30 am Fundamentals Camp for Pitchers & Catchers @ St. Lawrence Secondary School @ 6:00 pm

oct

16 wed

oct

17 thu

Reiki Healing Circle @ Healing Wishes @ 3:00 pm Ghost Walk @ 1400 Vincent Massey Drive @ 5:00 pm ? 9:00 pm

THE CORNWALL NAVY CLUB Dinner @ Cornwall Navy Club @ 5:00 pm CHAPTER TWO A comedy by Neil Simon @ Ecole Secondaire Publique L'Héritage @ 7:30 pm Colts Game @ Ed Lumley Arena @ 7:30 pm Cornwall Comedy Festival ? Hometown Hotshots Show @ Nav Centre @ 8:00 pm

oct

oct

15 tue

SMART CITY TOASTMASTERS @ 6:45 pm

18 fr i

Queen of Wands Tarot @ Healing Wishes @ 10:00 am

Ghost Walk @ 1400 Vincent Massey Drive @ 5:00 pm ? 9:00 pm Birds of a Feather Arts Hall of Fame GALA @ Best Western Parkway Inn @ 6:00 pm CHAPTER TWO A comedy by Neil Simon @ Ecole Secondaire Publique L'Héritage @ 7:30 pm Cornwall Comedy Festival Gala Evening @ Aultsville Theatre @ 8:00 pm

oct The Cornwall and Area Job Fair @ Cornwall Civic Complex @ 11:00 am ? 7:00 pm

Fall Seminar Series ? Financing Commercial Real Estate @ Cornwall Business Enterprise Centre @ 12:00 pm ? 1:00 pm Family nights Wednesday @ Cornwall Wesleyan Church @ 6:00 pm ? 7:00 pm

19 sat

All Things Washi- Elegant Surfaces @ OBO Studio @ 1:00 pm

Ghost Walk @ 1400 Vincent Massey Drive @ 5:00 pm ? 9:00 pm Sea Glass Art Workshop ? Farm Kitchen & Fall Baking @ Havenside Designs @ 6:30 pm

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Mentalk Mens Support Group Weekly Meetings @ 841 Sydney St, Cornwall @ 9:30 am ? 11:30 am

Mystical Empowerment (Tarot Sessions) @ Healing Wishes @ 1:00 pm

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Speak Easy @ La Maison Tavern / The House @ 9:00 pm Cornwall Comedy Festival ? Pub Night Show @ Nav Centre @ 10:00 pm The Beatdown at Lola?s @ Lola's pub and grub @ 10:00 pm

Aromatherapy & Holistic Healing Services @ Healing Wishes @ 10:00 am

Magical Landscapes- All Things Washi @ OBO Studio @ 10:00 am Queen of Wands Tarot @ Healing Wishes @ 10:00 am Healing Meditation & Reiki @ Healing Wishes @ 10:30 am ? 11:30 am Kinsmen Farmers?Market Cornwall @ 11:00 am ? 3:00 pm Wedding Expo Cornwal l 2019 @ Cornwal l Civic Compl ex @ 12:30 pm ? 3:30 pm School For The Gifted @ Healing Wishes @ 2:00 pm

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oct

21 m on

Line-Up Wednesdays: Free Line Dancing @ The Brass Buckle @ 1:47 pm

Board games at Jet Set at the NAV Centre with MeepleMobile @ Jet Set Pub @ 5:00 OA meetings @ Cornwall Wesleyan Church @ 6:30 pm

oct

22 tue

23 wed

Fall Seminar Series ? Starter Company Plus @ Cornwall Business Enterprise Centre @ 12:00 pm

Cornwall Job Fair @ Best Western Parkway Inn & Conference Centre @ 1:00 pm Ghost Walk @ 1400 Vincent Massey DriveOct 23 @ 5:00 pm ? 9:00 pm

oct

2su0n

oct

Mentalk Mens Support Group Weekly Meetings @ 841 Sydney St, Cornwall @ 9:30 am ? 11:30 am

Wednesday Wing Night $7.00 per pound @ Nav Centre @ 5:00 pm Family nights Wednesday @ Cornwall Wesleyan Church @ 6:00 pm ? 7:00 pm OPEN MIC ? SEAWAY ROADHOUSE BAR @ SEAWAY ROADHOUSE BAR @ 7:00 pm ? 11:00 pm Wednesday Night Hockey at La Maison Tavern @ La Maison Tavern / The House @ 7:00 pm

oct

24 thu

Intro to FAT Paint Artisan Chalk Style Paint @ Simply Rewritten @ 1:00 pm

Ghost Walk @ 1400 Vincent Massey Drive @ 5:00 pm ? 9:00 pm THE CORNWALL NAVY CLUB Dinner @ Cornwall Navy Club @ 5:00 pm Colts Game @ Ed Lumley Arena @ 7:30 pm Jam Night at La Maison @ La Maison Tavern / The House @ 9:00 pm

oct

25 fr i

Ghost Walk @ 1400 Vincent Massey Drive @ 5:00 pm ? 9:00 pm Trunk or Treat! @ Mohawk International Raceway @ 5:00 pm ? 6:30 pm

Grade 7 & 8 Dance @ École secondaire catholique La Citadelle @ 6:30 ? 9:30 pm

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show @ The Port Theatre @ 7:00 pm

oct

26 sat

Bid Euchre Tournament @ Seaway Senior Citizens Club @ 10:00 am

CAPE / Fantasy Realm Halloween ComicFest @ Cornwall Civic Complex @ 10:00 am Fall Pet Portraits at Cornwall Pet Valu @ Pet Valu @ 10:00 am Halloween Play Day with Horses! @ 16140 Losey Rd, Lunenburg @ 10:00 am The Rocky Horror Picture Show @ The Port Theatre @ 7:00 pm

oct

27 su n

Aromatherapy & Holistic Healing Services @ Healing Wishes @ 10:00 Kinsmen Farmers?Market Cornwall @ 11:00 am ? 3:00 pm

The Peanut Butter Falcon @ The Port Theatre @ 7:15 pm

oct

2m o8n

Line-Up Wednesdays: Free Line Dancing @ The Brass Buckle @ 1:47 pm

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3wed0

Fall Seminar Series ? Lead Generation @ Cornwall Business Enterprise Centre @ 12:00 pm

Family nights Wednesday @ Cornwall Wesleyan Church @ 6:00 pm ? 7:00 pm OPEN MIC ? SEAWAY ROADHOUSE BAR @ SEAWAY ROADHOUSE BAR @ 7:00 pm ? 11:00 pm Wednesday Night Hockey at La Maison Tavern @ La Maison Tavern / The House @ 7:00 pm

oct

3t h1u

FAll Hallows Eve Psychic Fair @ Healing Wishes @ 10:00 am

Ghost Walk @ 1400 Vincent Massey Drive 5:00 pm ? 9:00 pm

Board games at Jet Set at the NAV Centre with MeepleMobile @ Jet Set Pub @ 5:00 pm ? 9:00 pm

THE CORNWALL NAVY CLUB Dinner @ Cornwall Navy Club @ 5:00 pm

OA meetings @ Cornwall Wesleyan Church @ 6:30 pm

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oct

2t u9e

Mentalk Mens Support Group Weekly Meetings @ 841 Sydney St, Cornwall @ 9:30 am ? 11:30 am

Glengarry Curling Club @ Cailuan Gallery @ 1:00 pm ? 4:00 pm Fundamentals Camp for Pitchers & Catchers @ St. Lawrence Secondary School @ 6:00 pm

Colts Game @ Ed Lumley Arena @ 7:30 pm

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Interview wit h Aust ralian blues singer-songwriter C.W. Stoneking

Art icle by Jason Set nyk Submit ted Photo Ottawa, Ontario ? Award-winning Australian blues singer-songwriter C.W. Stoneking headlined a concert at The 27 Club in Ottawa on Wednesday, September 18th, 2019. C.W. Stoneking released his last studio album titled ?Gon? Boogaloo? in 2014. ?The whole story of the recording process is told in pretty good detail on the rear of the album cover, people can buy the album at my show and if they like the sound of the record then all the info is on the back. If they buy the vinyl LP version it also includes all the lyrics in the gatefold cover,? C.W. Stoneking replied. ?I like playing all the songs from that album though some I don?t perform solo in the cases where there are some intrinsic parts of the song that I?m not able to do by all by myself,? C.W. Stoneking added. ?Gon?Boogaloo? was self-released on his own label King Hokum Records, and it peaked at No. 17 on the Australian Recording Industry Association charts. ?I always release my records on my own label since I had an early unpleasant experience licensing my first album to a small label in Australia,? C.W. Stoneking disclosed. C.W. Stoneking is writing new music, but there is no word when a new album will be released. ?Yeah I?m working on songs, I?m just playing guitar on these songs. I make up small bits of music and gradually embroider and expand on them til I get a song, that?s how it usually works with me,? C.W.

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Stoneking explained.

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At the 23rd Annual, ARIA Music Awards C. W. Stoneking won Best Blues and Roots Album for Jungle Blues. He was also nominated for Best Male Artist, Breakthrough Artist, Best Independent Release, and Best Cover Art.

Otta w a Onta rio ? On Aug ust 16th, shoc k roc kers Ma rilyn Ma nson a nd Rob Zom b ie b roug ht their ?Tw ins Of Evil: Hell Never Dies? tour to the Na tion?s Ca p ita l. This isn?t the first tim e the d uo ha s p a ired . The c o-hea d lining show sa w its ina ug ura l run in 2012, follow ed b y ?The Sec ond Com ing ? in 2018.

In 2018, C.W. Stoneking recorded with Jack White, frontman of the Grammy award-winning band The White Stripes. C.W. Stoneking contributed spoken word on the track ?Abulia and Akrasia? from Jack White?s album Boarding House Reach.

Toronto roc kers Pa la ye Roya le op ened the evening w ith a short b ut energ etic set, hyp ing the ea rly a ttend ees for the m a in a c ts.

?His people sent a message to my people when I was on tour in New York City. Jack White was there doing some of the recordings for his album, so I went over to the studio and he played me the music of the track which was already recorded. He had the dialogue written out for me to read over the top of the music. He read it once to demonstrate to me the idea then I read it a couple of times which they recorded,? C.W. Stoneking recalled. C.W. Stoneking also toured with Queens of the Stone Age in 2018, and after he teamed up and recorded with Josh Homme for a Christmas Charity duet of ?Silent Night.? ?It was a fun tour. Josh came to me early in the tour and told me about his idea for a 7? Christmas single for charity, and asked me to do a duet with him. Later in the tour, he decided to do Silent Night. We went to a studio in Western Australia where we were on tour at the time and spent the day fooling around with the song and recorded it,? C.W. Stoneking reminisced.

At 8:45 p m , Ma nson em erg ed b efore the sc rea m ing c row d c om p lete w ith fa c e p a int a nd his sig na ture b la c k trenc h c oa t. The vetera n roc ker w ho terrified the p a rents of teena g ers in the ?90s m a d e sure to w ow the c row d w ith som e of his b ig g est hits. From ?The Dop e Show ? to ?The Bea utiful Peop le?, it w a s his c over of the Eurythm ic s? ?Sw eet Drea m s (Are Ma d e Of This)? tha t sa w the a rena illum ina ted a s fa ns held their c ell p hone fla shlig hts hig h. Soon a fter, Rob Zom b ie took to a vib ra ntly lit sta g e full of LED lig hts a nd sc reens. Gia nt c olourful b a lloons d esc end ed up on the b a nd three song s in a nd w ere p unc hed a nd kic ked over the a ud ienc e, g etting the p a rty sta rted . Fa ns threw their horns a nd roc ked out to the hit song s ?Living Dea d Girl?, ?Sup erb ea st? a nd the show ?s c loser ?Dra g ula ?. How ever, it w a s the White Zom b ie c la ssic s ?More Hum a n Tha n Hum a n? a nd ?Thund er Kiss ?65? tha t g a rnered the la rg est rea c tions. Born Rob ert Ba rtleh Cum m ing s, Zom b ie c o-found ed his p revious b a nd White Zom b ie in 1985 b efore g oing solo a nd foc using his tim e on d irec ting horror film s. The nig ht?s set w a s round ed out b y tw o c overs, inc lud ing The Bea tles? ?Helter Skelter? w hic h w a s a c c om p a nied b y on-sc reen foota g e of the Ma nson Fa m ily c ult. Whether it w a s Ma rilyn Ma nson a s he b urned a b ib le or the tw enty-foot m onsters d a nc ing a round Rob Zom b ie, the thousa nd s of fa ns w ho w ere sum m oned to the Ca na d ia n Tire Centre on a Frid a y nig ht w ere sub jec ted to a d elig htful evening of shoc k, roc k, horror, a nd thea tric s. Who sa ys roc k is d ea d ?

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MORTGAGE TIPS

Je nni M a cDo na ld First -Time Home Buyer Incent ive Amidst the many mortgage rule changes in the last few years, the ?First-Time Home Buyer Incentive? has been offered by the Government. The total amount of funding set aside will be $1.25 billion over 3 years. Applications for this Incentive have been accepted since September 1, 2019 for owner occupied home purchases closing on or after November 1, 2019. This incentive can help qualified first-time homebuyers reduce their monthly mortgage carrying costs without adding to their monthly financial burdens. The Incentive is not interest bearing and does not require ongoing repayments.??There are no additional monthly payments.

In order t o be el igibl e f or t he Incent ive: -You must be a first-time home buyer. That means you either: - Have never owned real estate or - Have not owned a home in at least the last 4 years or - Are recently divorced/ separated

(Government will match your 5% or 10% ) - 5% down payment for a first-time buyer?s purchase of an existing home - The Incentive is registered by your lawyer as a lien on your property

How and when do you pay it back??? 1. You can repay the Incentive at any time in full without a pre-payment penalty. 2. You have to repay the Incentive after 25 years or if the property is sold, whichever happens first. 3. The repayment amount of the Incentive is based on the property?s fair market value.?If your Incentive amount was 5% of your purchase price, then you would have to pay the government 5% of the current market value of your property at the time you sell and/ or pay it back. NOTE: If your property value goes down, you still only repay 5% of the current market value at that time of repayment. The government will share the loss! Jenni MacDonald (www.jmacdonald.ca) is an award-winning Mortgage Broker with Dominion Lending Centres The Mortgage Source (Lic.# 10145). She has over 8 years of experience in the Mortgage Industry and works with at least 40 lenders including banks, credit unions, and private lenders to find the best mortgage for each client. You can contact her by phone or text at 613-551-0639 or via email at jmacdonald@dominionlending.ca

- You need to have the minimum down payment - 5% for a single family home or owner occupied duplex - 10% for an owner-occupied triplex or fourplex - Your maximum qualifying income (combined for all applicants) can be no more than $120,000 (gross income) - Your total mortgage amount can only be up to 4 times the qualifying income?(maximum mortgage amount $480,000) - Investment properties are not eligible - The total of your down payment and the Incentive add up to less than 20% of the purchase price (it has to be a qualified, insured CMHC, Genworth, or Canada Guaranty mortgage)

How does it work? If you can provide your down payment and you qualify for the Incentive, then the Government of Canada provides: - 5% or 10% down payment for a first-time buyer?s purchase of a newly constructed home

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OHA Team Tardif f compet ed at St oney Creek Showcase Art icl e by Raice Szot t | Phot o of Orianna by Mat t i Tremper Hamilton, Ontario ? Team Tardiff headed to Stoney Creek, Ontario over the weekend to compete in the 64-team showcase, which acted as the first big test of the season for the team. ?We were excited to see how our team would compete and stand against some of the most elite teams out there? coach Courtney commented on the opportunity. The girls started strong with a 4-2 win over Assabet Valley utilizing their speed on the forecheck. It was a true team win as both the energy and scoring was spread amongst the team with Ellis, Hustler, Seregely, and Davidson potting goals. With game one complete, the team shifted its focus onto their next contest of the day - and their next opponent - Belle Tire. Returning Tardiff players Mattie Tremper, Anne Levia, and Audrey Ann Poulin knew that the team would have to be ready. ?Last year Belle Tire was a tough and skillful team, which beat us every time we played them? noted defenceman Anne Levia. However, the team used this knowledge to prepare better than ever. ?Going into the Belletire game this year, we were ready and more focused.? Although Tardiff gave Belle Tire a tough game, the opposition-held them to a 0-0 tie, Tardiff would go into day two of Stoney Creek at 1-0-1. Saturday morning, in their third game of the tournament, Tardiff played another high-energy match, scoring four goals against Dawson College and only allowing one-against. PEI native Abby Hustler contributed two of the goals. Once again, the second game of the day would prove to be another big game as this would be the toughest test yet for Tardiff, as they faced off against Limouliou, a Quebec team consisting mainly of 18-20-year-old players. Tardiff put up an excellent fight in an exciting, fast-paced, end-to-end game, but tough luck in the penalty calls and no luck from the puck handed Tardiff a 2-0 loss. Going into Sunday with a 2-1-1 record, Tardiff faced another challenge as they were set to play Durham West. Another close game came out of it, with Tardiff coming short only two goals behind Durham. The 2-0 loss would leave Team Tardiff at a record of 2-2-1 for the weekend. There were many positives for the team this weekend, and the players are excited for their future together this coming season. Off the ice, the group has fun and are bonding well. ?The team that laughs as much as we do together and continues on that path are bound to enjoy and continue to enjoy the success that comes with being together day in and day out.? Coach Paddy noted. On the ice, with continued work and commitment, the future looks bright for the girls. ?It was a great start in one of the big events of the season. Tardiff came out okay and represented OHA well but knowing that there is much work to be done as we look to become a team that is prepared for primetime. Well done gang, but don?t just settle that it was good enough, keep moving and evolving forward? concluded Coach Paddy. Tardiff would like to say a special thank you to Team Prep blueliner Orianna MacNeil, who joined the team for the weekend. Orianna was a great addition to the lineup with her awesome skating and offensive abilities, which earned her the ?Golden Bucket? (MVP Award) for the game against Belle Tire! Team Tardiff would also like to thank Josh for driving and accompanying the team over the weekend, as well as Christiane Davidson for being the team trainer!

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FromMy Pantryby SharynThompson

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I have a very easy way for you to roast a chicken or turkey giving you the best flavour ever. I learned this trick watching Jamie Oliver on TV several years ago. You lay ribs of celery, carrots, sliced onions and garlic cloves in the bottom or your roasting pan. Then, you place the stuffed chicken or turkey on top of the vegetables. As the bird roasts, the drippings go all over the vegetables. Once roasting is completed, you can puree the vegetables into your gravy or use them in your pot of soup once you have the meat off of the carcass. Try this method, and you will be doing it this way forever. You will see pictures of our chicken which became our Sunday supper with plenty of great leftovers. I wish you all a very Happy Thanksgiving with your loved ones.

METHOD: -Drizzle the 1/ 4 cup of canola oil in your roasting pan. -Lay the ribs of celery, carrots, sliced onions and garlic cloves side by side over the oil. -Now, prepare your stuffing. I always make way more than will fit into the turkey, so I roast the remaining stuffing in a suitable sized roasting pan for about 1 to 1-1/ 4 hours at 350 degrees F. Always dab blobs of butter on top of the stuffing before roasting for extra flavour. Roast covered, only removing the lid for the last 15 minutes or so of cooking. -Dice the celery and onions. - Place the cup of butter in a large saute pan. Heat to melt the butter. Add the canola oil, this will prevent the butter from burning. -Now add the diced celery and onions and sautee until the veg are tender. -Add the summer savory, thyme and sage into the veg and butter mixture. Cook for a couple of minutes longer. -Into the large bowl of diced stale bread cubes, stir in the beaten eggs, chicken soup base and mashed potatoes. -Add the sauteed celery and onions and herbs and all of the butter and oil into the cubed bread mixture. Mix well. At this point, your hands are your best tool. -Rinse the thawed turkey under cold running water, rinsing out all of the cavities. Pat the turkey dry using paper towels. -Make a little pile of Kosher salt and ground pepper near the turkey. Take some of the salt and pepper and rub it into the neck and stomach cavity. This will season the turkey from the inside out while roasting. -Take your stuffing and fill the cavities as full as possible, using metal poultry lacers to close the skin holding in the stuffing. We sell metal poultry lacers at Sharyn's Pantry.) -Carefully lift the stuffed turkey to lay on top of the lined up veg on the bottom of your roasting pan. -Tuck the wings under the bird. You can tie the legs together if

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you wish. -Make sure the skin is patted dry. Then, rub the skin all over with melted butter or oil. -Season the skin with Kosher salt and ground black pepper. -Place your roasting pan with the turkey (uncovered) in a 375 degree F. oven for 20 minutes, then reduce the temperature of the oven to 325 degrees F. Put the lid on your roasting pan and continue to roast the turkey for about 20 minutes per pound. If you can't cover the pan with a lid, make a tent of tinfoil and loosely cover the turkey leaving both ends of the foil open to allow steam to escape while roasting. -During the roasting time, brush the skin with some of the fat from the bottom of the roasting pan. This will help to brown and flavour the turkey as it cooks. -I check for doneness by inserting a sharp fork into the breast and leg, if it goes in easily, and the meat is tender, and no juices coming out are pink, your bird is done.** I also use the timing method of roasting for about 20 minutes per pound.) Lift the turkey out of the pan onto a large sheet pan with sides. Allow the turkey to rest for at least 1/ 2 an hour, before slicing it to serve. Keep the tinfoil loosely covering the turkey to keep it hot during the resting period. -MEANWHILEPREPAREYOURGRAVY: - Lift out the veg that the turkey sat on while roasting. Spoon out most of the fat from the pan. Add some flour into the hot fat. The pan is heating on your stove top now. Whisk the fat and flour together. When nice and bubbly, add to this some chicken broth or hot potato water from cooking the potatoes or just hot tap water. Add enough liquid to make the proper consistency of gravy.Whisk and cook the gravy for 10 minutes to get out the raw taste of the flour. You can puree the cooked veg into your gravy if you wish or save them to go into your soup that you will make with the bones,etc. There you are, supper is ready! Have a wonderful meal with your loved ones!

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INGREDIENTS: 1 turkey, thawed (about 18 to 22 pounds) Veggies to go under the turkey in your roasting pan: several ribs of celery, a couple of red or yellow onions, about 4 or 5 peeled carrots, a few garlic cloves if you wish. 1/ 4 cup of canola oil THE STUFFING: INGREDIENTS: 2 loaves of stale white bread, cut into 1/ 2" cubes (I cut up the bread a day of so before I want to roast the turkey, turning the bread over in a very large bowl occasionally, to help the bread dry out. Fresh bread will not absorb the flavours of the herbs etc.) 4 tbsp. no salt chicken soup base (from Sharyn's Pantry) 2 extra large eggs well beaten 4 large onions, diced 4 ribs of celery, diced 4 cups of leftover mashed potatoes (can be hot or cold) 4 tbsp. summer savory (We sell locally grown summer savory at Sharyn's Pantry.) 2 to 3 tsp. ground thyme (Of course the herbs come from Sharyn's Pantry!) 1 tsp. ground or rubbed sage 2 tsp. Kosher salt and 1 tsp. ground black pepper 1 cup butter and 3 tbsp. olive or canola oil

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