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EMC news - People relay for various reasons. Danielle Morin, and her team The Incredibles, took part in the Relay for Life event in Kanata to repay the Canadian Cancer Society for funding Morin’s participation in a clinical trial after being diagnosed with colon cancer in 2010. “This is why I’m here,” said the Emerald Meadows resident. “I’m paying it back.”

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Three years ago, Morin’s doctor found cysts on her ovaries and she was scheduled for a hysterectomy. Three of the 12 cysts were cancerous, which the doctors discovered originated in her colon. Morin was sent for a CT scan, which revealed the cancer had spread to her liver. “I was told I had a 30 per cent chance of survival,” said Morin. She began chemotherapy treatment and was placed in a clinical trial to help combat the disease. However, when she went to pick up her trial prescription, the total of the drug came to $6,000. Morin called the clinical trial team and asked to be taken off the list – even though she had health benefits she couldn’t afford the medication, she said.

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This year’s Relay for Life event raised more than $128,500. Even with damp, chilly and rainy weather persisting over the 12-hour relay, 42 teams took part in the event held at Walter Baker Park on June 7 and 8.

The clinical trial team informed Morin that the Canadian Cancer Society would cover the costs and after finishing the trial, her cancer had diminished by 57 per cent. “There is nothing better than going to a doctor appointment and being told your cancer shrunk,” said Morin. This past spring, Morin took part in another clinical trial, after receiving news that the cancer had spread to her lungs. “After the relay, I’ll go back (for more treatment),” she said. “I’m not a quitter.” The Incredibles – made up of Morin, her husband, their adult children, family, friends and co-workers – raised $6,000 for this year’s Relay for Life. “This is one month of my clinical trial I’m able to pay back,” said Morin.

South Keys resident Erin Beasley cheered on the participants at the Relay for Life event. It took her two years to come to terms with her new body. But eventually the Beaverbrook woman grew to love herself again. “This was the hardest thing I’ve ever done,” Morin said. She was the first woman who underwent a double mastectomy to pose topless on the cover of a book. “We’re always told we have to be perfect,” Morin told the crowd. “No. What’s inside … it’s what’s important. “We should be proud we are survivors,” she added. Cancer taught her about priorities. “I used to be materialistic,” said Morin. “How can I be upset (at) having cancer when

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EMC entertainment - Stittsville-based indie rock-group Garden of Weeds will open the main stage for Trooper during the Canada Day in Kanata event at Walter Baker Park, July 1. The four-piece band reapplied for the position after opening for Sloan in 2011, under the name Plush Garden, and nabbed the coveted time slot. “For the Sloan show, we really liked the atmosphere; just being at that big festival,” said Adam Traversy, who plays guitar and vocals. “Just the sea of people out there you’re playing to is great.”

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Stittsville Coun. Shad Qadri said he supports a Scotiabank Place casino location. “The only reason I would have supported Rideau Carleton is if (the casino) was going to be located downtown,” he said . “I was not in favour of a downtown location.” Qadri said he intended to attend the finance and economic development committee meeting when the mayor’s motion is tabled. “I will be debating rigorously the fact that we should have public consultation on this,” he said. Compared to the horse track, Scotiabank Place has plenty of parking and access to Highway 417 and is located near Highway 416, he said. “For me, I think it’s important to have an entertainment hub for the city and its surrounding areas and part of that entertainment hub is already there in terms of Scotiabank Place,” he said. “If anybody can handle an entertainment hub and do a good job at it, I think it’s the people who’ve operated the Ottawa Senators for years.” The city has failed to conduct any public consultation on a casino site, Qadri added. Kanata South Coun. Allan Hubley said it has been made clear from the emails sent to councillors and through public opinion expressed on talk radio that Rideau Carleton is the preferred location for a casino. “Since we started talking about this six to eight months ago, all people who express support for a casino overwhelmingly, Rideau Carleton was the location they thought it should be at,” he said. “We were not

hearing any large amount of support for any other location. So I think the mayor is listening to what people are telling him.” The mayor has made a major shift from his original push for a downtown casino, said Hubley. “Councillors are lining up behind his position because they’re responding to what residents have told him,” he said. Hubley said he wasn’t sure if the chamber’s position on a casino location reflected the views of its membership and that the Ottawa Senators should have signalled its desire for a Kanata casino earlier in the process. “I did not hear from the Sens that they had any interest whatsoever,” he said. “If Mr. Melnyk wants to look at other opportunities in the area for development around the site, I would appreciate being informed. I want to do everything we can to help the Senators prosper.” Kanata North Coun. Marianne Wilkinson said council shouldn’t take any position on a casino location until after it consults with the public and considers the economic case for each potential site. “If they want to have it where it can make money, we need to have it where it makes money,” she said. Locating the casino at the racetrack would require hundreds of millions of dollars in transportation infrastructure funding, she said. “Building roads is not cheap.” Wilkinson said she’s only received a few emails on a preferred location for the casino. “I still don’t have a problem with (the racetrack) being considered, but it shouldn’t be considered in isolation,” she said. “That to my mind is sole-sourcing.” With files from Emma Jackson


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Not surprisingly, Thompson said he was very happy to hear the mayor had changed his mind. Thompson said he “was going crazy” trying to make OLG and Watson see the racetrack’s potential. “I’ve said this continually: We have 1.7 millions visitors going every year; they give $70 million to the province already; they’re going to build hotels, they have ample parking,” Thompson said. “It’s so logical that it would be there, it just cries out.” He said the change of heart won’t please everyone - several businessmen including Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk have already spoken out against the plan - but Thompson believes this is the right way forward. “The people around there, they’re (already) living with the racetrack there, so why not move ahead,” he said. Raceway manager Jean Larose said the mayor’s announcement is welcome but

Racetracks across the province were shocked in March 2012 when the McGuinty government and OLG scrapped the long-standing Slots at Racetracks program, a revenue-sharing agreement with rural racetracks. Since 2000, the Rideau Carleton Raceway has hosted 1,250 slot machines that subsidized any losses from running the racetrack programs. FILE Without a revenue sharing Mayor Jim Watson has scrapped his idea of a downtown casino, and now says the Rideau program, the racetrack is un- Carleton Raceway is the only appropriate place for a gaming facility in Ottawa. sustainable. “In the current formula horse racing is only limping along and losing money,” Sales Representative said MacMillan, a horse racer of 25 years. He said the raceLifetime Achievement Award HALL OF FAME Chairman's Club AwardsPlatinum Award way’s revenues have dropped Registered Relocation Specialist drastically since the provincial agreement ended on March 31. But there may be some Metro-City Realty Ltd., Brokerage Independently owned & operated hope on the horizon. Under new Premier Kathleen Wynne, the OLG has moved in a new direction on casinos and she has taken up the torch for the horseracing industry - at least in principle. Wynne has directed the OLG to integrate horseracing into its modernization plan, and a panel has been set up to draft a financial model for the BEAVERBROOK - $449,900. VILLAGE GREEN - $359,900. GOLDEN TRIANGLE - $299,900. industry by the end of June. It Exquisite townhome, Barry Hobin-designed, Uniform-built. Stunning terrace home with loft. Approx. 2,300 sq.ft. of Upgrades galore in this 1bedrm plus den condo, steps Custom workmanship. Hardwd & ceramic, granite counters. Livliving space. Open concept main living area w vaulted to Canal, Parliament Hill, Elgin St. Ceramic & hardwd would be finalized in October rm w gas frplc & balcony overlooking treed parkland. Eat-in ceiling, gas FP & door to covered balcony. 2 bedrms flrs, granite counters, California closets & custom and implemented next April. kitchen. 2 bed, 2 ensuite baths. Entry level den or guest bedrm. on main level. Loft area plus 3rd bedrm & full bath. window coverings. Patio doors to sunny balcony. “We’re looking for Wynne to reintroduce a new revenuesharing formula that makes sense for horse racing, and the OLG and the province,” MacMillan said, although he said the horseracing industry is only cautiously optimistic. “Unless Premier Wynne can create a formula which elDOW’S LAKE - $359,900. MORGAN’S GRANT - $324,900. RICHARDSON WOODS - $749,900. evates the purses to a reasonLocation, location! Open concept 1-bedrm Splendid Minto Manhattan on quiet street.Open Stunning custom bungalow w W/O basement & able level, horse racing won’t + den offers 747 sq.ft. High ceilings, hardwd & concept w rich hardwd flrs & ceramic thru-out 3+ car garage on 2-acre treed lot. Main level 2,450 ceramic, granite, recessed lighting. Gas BBQ hook-. 1st & 2nd levels of this home. 3 bedrms, 3 baths. sq.ft. + lower level w rec-rm, 4th bedrm & full survive.”

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EMC news - An entire industry breathed a sigh of relief on Monday, June 3 when Mayor Jim Watson said the Rideau Carleton Raceway should be the only option for a future casino in Ottawa. “Obviously anyone affiliated with horse racing and the Rideau Carleton Raceway is thrilled with the news,” said John MacMillan, founder of the National Capital Region Horse Racing Association, and leader of the Casino Choice Ottawa campaign. “There’s a lot of relieved people at Rideau Carleton because they were worried about losing their jobs.” In a surprising about-face on the issue, Watson informed councillors by email on Monday night he would propose “that the city identify the Rideau Carleton Raceway as the only acceptable location for an expanded gaming facility in Ottawa.” He tabled his motion at the city’s finance and economic development committee on June 4, to be considered in July. Given that the Ontario Gaming and Lottery Corporation will only allow one gaming site in each designated gaming zone - killing the hope of a satellite slots program to complement a downtown casino - Watson said it was “becoming increasingly clear that there would be no future role for the RCR given the OLG’s most recent position,” he wrote. “Therefore, I do not believe we should jeopardize the Rideau Carleton Raceway operation by not being crystal clear to the OLG prior to the start of its RFP process.” For the past year, Watson has vocally supported an urban casino location. Community leaders like Osgoode Coun. Doug Thompson and NepeanCarleton MPP Lisa MacLeod have been fighting against him to save the raceway’s monopoly on gaming in the city.

The raceway has been suffering since the end of March, when the province ended its 13-year revenue-sharing agreement through the Slots at Racetracks program. With a new casino planned for downtown – and thus the permanent removal of the racetrack’s slot machines – the raceway was all but doomed.

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Let’s avoid casino tunnel vision

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ollowing recent upheaval in the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation boardroom and a change of tact on casinos initiated by the premier’s office, Mayor Jim Watson has also made an about face on the issue. After making the case for the city to support a downtown casino, the mayor now wants to see any new gaming facilities placed at the Rideau Carleton Raceway. While this is great news for anyone connected with the horse racing industry, it should be at least a little disconcerting for many residents as once again city hall is narrowing the discussion about a particular issue. Remember the epic court battles fought by the city over the redevelopment of Lansdowne Park? Many of the arguments against the city partnering with the Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group pointed to a lack of open competition. Isn’t that what’s happening here? Like with Lansdowne, there is at least one other group interested in making a serious bid to build a casino in another area of the city: Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk, wants the opportunity to build one beside Scotiabank Place. A francophone business group has also called for an open competition for any new gaming facility. An open competition only makes sense, not only

for the bidder, but the city as well. Competition would see multiple business plans presented to the city, which staff could in turn evaluate to come up with a recommendation that makes the most sense for Ottawa. More than likely, what makes sense for Ottawa would be a proposal that maximizes gambling revenue for the city, as this is really the only reason to build a new casino – if we’re not in it to make money, we probably shouldn’t be building one at all. This is not to say the raceway can’t present a compelling business case. It has lots of land to build on and few neighbours to annoy. Area gamblers are also familiar with the existing slots, so there is an existing customer base. The biggest drawbacks to the site are a lack of growth potential due to its distance from downtown and the lack of transportation infrastructure. Downtown, on the other hand, doesn’t suffer either of those problems. Downtown’s biggest problem is the lack of a ready-made site. Melnyk’s potential plan would fall somewhere between the two: ample space, good transit links and location near Highway 417, but also not near the city’s major tourist hub. These are the factors that need to be considered by the city, and by narrowing the potential sites to just one, Watson is effectively neutering this discussion.

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Considering the what-ifs of Ottawa baseball

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he future of minor league baseball in Ottawa is connected to series of what-ifs. What if the stadium had been built on LeBreton Flats where, heaven knows, there’s still lots of room for it? More recently, what if someone had thought about baseball when Lansdowne Park was being redesigned? And most importantly, what if the city hadn’t allowed the stadium parking lot on Coventry Road to become hotels? Sure, there are other questions. One of them is whether baseball, as a spectator sport, has simply had its day. When the Ottawa Lynx thrived in the mid-‘90s, baseball was not only popular but trendy. The Lynx Stadium was the place to be seen and frequently sold out. Not many years later, only die-hard ball fans could be found there. How many of those are left and are they being replaced? Obviously, there are people who think so, and bless them. There is hardly a day goes by that someone isn’t talking about moving one Double-A franchise or another into the stadium, so someone must have confidence that the game can return to its former level of glory in this city. If not glory, at least enough people in the

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CHARLES GORDON Funny Town stadium to fill a good-sized parking lot. Which brings us back to the most important what-if. There have been various attempts to bring baseball back since the Lynx left town to become the Lehigh Valley IronPigs in 2007. All ran into the same problem that plagued the Lynx in their last days: not enough parking. The kind of beautiful Sunday afternoon that would bring capacity crowds to the stadium would find many potential members of those capacity crowds vainly searching for a place to put their cars. Too many gave up. It’s not a problem easily solved. It would be unfair to allow nearby residential areas to be overrun with cars. Given the amount of space left on the original parking lot side, underground parking or the construction of Published weekly by:

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a parking garage would seem to be the only ways to solve the problem. Both are expensive, and risky, considering that no one really knows if baseball will attract the desired number of fans. Ultimately, the what-if game is pointless, since previous mistakes can’t be unmade. For whatever reasons, the stadium is in a bad location and doesn’t have enough parking. The city can’t remove the hotels. Writing the stadium off and moving baseball to another location would be hard to take after the amount of money that has been spent. But ... what if the stadium were at LeBreton Flats, with lots of space for parking, lots of public transit, close to downtown restaurants and bars? Someone actually did think of that back in the day, but the National Capital Commission said no. Surprise, surprise. Or, what if a new stadium was built in conjunction with a new casino? That would certainly put lots of tourists in the vicinity and some of them might be willing to desert their slot machines for a couple of hours to watch a ball game. But that’s a no-go too: the association, physical and otherwise, of baseball and gambling has been rightly frowned upon for years.

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What if baseball had been included in the Lansdowne redevelopment plan? That would put the ballpark within walking distance of a substantial number of fans. And those fans would have places to walk to after the game. The problem there is that Lansdowne is tied to football and football stadiums do not lend themselves to baseball, either for the fans or the players. Anyone who has ever seen a baseball game at Exhibition Stadium in Toronto can vouch for that. Oddly, optimism persists in some quarters. It would be nice to think that it is justified. Baseball will never dominate the life of this city, but its lack has certainly been felt.

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Caring approach to discipline

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BRYNNA LESLIE Capital Muse everyone in the house to help. I’d like you to unload the dishwasher so I can focus on making you supper before your soccer game. Otherwise, it’s going to be very difficult for all of us to do what we want to do, which is get to soccer.” You see how that works? You give the kid some justification for your actions and when he realizes how loving and caring his parents are, he kind of feels bad and recognizes his own selfishness. The “We Care” approach can also be effective when you’re responding to something negative. Let’s say, hypothetically, your son happens to kick a plush soccer ball at his baby sister’s head. He knows he’s in trouble, so he goes into pre-emptive strike mode, throwing a tantrum about how the baby is always in the way of his game. Instead of “freaking out,” which, to be honest, is my instinctive reaction, the “We Care” approach demands I say, “I’d like you to comfort your sister and think about a better place to play with the ball. I care about both of you. I really want you to be active and have fun, but I need your baby sister to be safe. It’s a lot more fun if you play in the basement, where there’s no baby.” The “We Care” approach may sound simple, but it demands a lot from the parents. You have to be present. You have to be reflec-

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tive. Mostly, you have to resist the urge to scream your head off, demand the child leave the room, and deliver empty threats or punishments. A tall order. But it really is great. And your kids will come to respect you more for it, especially because the “We Care” approach can be surprising to them. My son was so used to mom saying no, for example, that he was illprepared for my response when he refused to empty the dishwasher for the third day in a row. “Go ahead,” I said. “Ask me if I’m going to

rearrange your dentist appointment so you can go on your year-end school trip? Ask me if I’ll pay $15 out of my own money so you can go?” “You’ll say no,” my son shouted, “because I won’t do the dishwasher!” “Just ask me!” “Will you rearrange my dentist appointment and pay $15 so I can go on my year-end school trip?” “Yes,” I shouted, “because I care about you and you’ve worked hard at school this year and I think it’s important for you to have fun with your friends and celebrate.” “Okay, mom,” he said, “I’ll unload the dishwasher.” And that my friends, is the “We Care” approach to parenting at its best.

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What do you think is the best location for a new Ottawa casino?

With actress Sandra Oh being awarded the Key to the City, who else do you think is worthy of the award?

A) The mayor is right – the Rideau Carleton Raceway is the best site.

A) Ottawa Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson.

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B) I think beside Scotiabank Place is the best bet for a new casino.

B) Former CTV news anchor Max Keeping.

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C) Singer Alanis Morissette.

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C) We should stick with the original plan and put a new casino downtown.

D) Nowhere – I don’t think Ottawa should be involved with building a casino at any location.

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Kanata volunteers offering Threads of Love Free clothing bank to host first event June 22

“Our finances were really tight,” said Larson, mother to Micah and Abby. The moms came through for Larson and her family, donating various items and clothing for her children. “It kind of just planted a seed,” she said.

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EMC news - Residents in Kanata and Stittsville have started a free clothing bank for people experiencing hardships. The first event will take place on June 22, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Community Life Church, 2 Beaverbrook Rd., and will feature clothing for newborns to adults. Glen Cairn resident Meggan Larson came up with the idea after a group of local moms helped her during her family’s time of need. She was diagnosed with gestational trophoblastic neoplasia, a rare and aggressive form of cancer, last February, just a few months after giving birth to her second child. “Last year, when I was sick, I had completely forgotten to get an entire size for my son,” she said. During her battle with cancer, Larson, who was self-employed and had no health insurance, had to take time off from her work for treatments.

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Larson called various shelters but was told they only take a certain type of clothing, such as women’s wear and baby garments, she said. “What about all those people who have older kids?” said Larson. She contacted the city and was told there was nothing available for what she had in mind. So now, Larson, her husband Rob, and a group of 70 volunteers have been collecting clothing and shoes for Threads of Love, a free clothing bank. Items will be available for every age category to help those experiencing hardships such as layoffs and illnesses. “The community has blown me away with their generosity,” she said about how quickly people signed up to help and the amount of donations pouring in. “People seemed relieved; they were happy they had another place … to give clothing to.”

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Glen Cairn resident Meggan Larson came up with the idea for a free clothing bank after a group of local moms helped her when she was going through cancer treatments and needed items for her children. Threads of Love will feature clothing for every age category to help others in need. Larson also puts together Christmas hampers during the holidays. She’s pictured here with last year’s hampers. The group is still collecting donations and are most in need of clothing for teenagers, as well as tables that can be used on the day of the event. For details or to donate, email threadsofloveottawa@gmail.com or look up Threads of Love (Kanata

Clothing Cupboard) on Facebook. Larson said she’s hoping to host another free clothing event before the end of the year, and any items that aren’t picked up will be donated to the Christmas hampers the Larsons deliver every holiday season.

Faith plays a big role in the Larsons’ life but the clothing bank is open for everyone. “We’re doing it in Jesus’ name,” said Larson. “The point is, it’s what He told us to do … If our neighbours are in need, we need to help them.”

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EMC news - Hospice Care Ottawa will host an information session on its new McCurdy Drive property on June 19. The organization, formerly known as Ottawa Hospice Services, recently purchased the building, located at 110 McCurdy Dr., from Trinity Presbyterian Church to help expand its services in the west end. The public meeting, which starts at 7:30 p.m., will address hospice services in Ottawa, the development of the McCurdy

building and how people can support the organization. “We are now expanding our services to help meet the needs of more and more people in Ottawa,” said the hospice in a news release. “Our purchase of McCurdy Drive will allow us to bring together our Kanata office and community (and) day programs. With continued successful fundraising, our hope is to build and open a new full-service 10-bed hospice by 2016.” Currently, Hospice Care Ottawa provides services at the Hospice at May Court site

(114 Cameron Ave. in the Glebe) Friends of Hospice west residence site (1400 Carling Ave.) and at its Kanata office (555 Legget Dr.). Hospice Care Ottawa provides end-oflife treatment for those affected by a lifelimiting illness with at-home support, day hospice programs, family services, bereavement support and residential hospice services. For more information, contact Kristina Voth-Childs at Hospice Care Ottawa 613591-6002.

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Fab five set for successful cycling fundraiser Hospital hopes to ramp up registration in week leading up to event Jennifer McIntosh jennifer.mcintosh@metroland.com

EMC news - Nancy Penk, one of the five women chosen by the Queensway Carleton Hospital to participate in the Wheels for Wellness fundraiser, said she is surprised by how much she enjoyed training for the 50-kilometre bike ride in the city’s west end. The hospital partnered with Share the Road Cycling Coalition and GranFondo Canada for the event, which will hopefully become an annual fundraiser for the hospital’s new, five-year, $40-million Better Tools for Better Care fundraiser campaign. “The funds will go towards outfitting the new expansion with equipment,” said Karalee Bowles, who

works with the hospital’s charitable foundation. The event was announced in January and five women were chosen a month later to participate in the 050 challenge – which offered training and nutritional support to help them complete the 50-km ride. Penk, a 57-year-old financial planner who lives in Perth, said the group started training in March, but weren’t able to get on the road until the beginning of May. The women were trained by hospital foundation volunteer Jim Brockbank. He took the group out twice a week to practice things like staying in formation and sharing the road with vehicles. Penk, who has to drive in from Perth for the 7:30 a.m. weekend practices, said she was surprised she was able to stick to it. She said she didn’t really exercise much and when she visited the doctor, her tests came back OK. “But I didn’t want to wait too late, or for there to be a problem before I started to get healthy,” she said. Aside from the physical training, the participants had to work on their

diet. Jennifer Camirand, from Be Well Nutrition, offered nutritional support in the form of counselling, meal plans and grocery shopping tips. “It was a bit of an adjustment,” Penk said. The team was chosen through the Women Leading Care Network, which brings together women leaders in the community to discuss healthcare issues. Each member of the team was to raise $750 for the fundraiser. The festivities will kick off with a Family FunDo, sponsored by Great Wolfe Lodge and Farm Boy on June 14. The barbecue will be on the hospital’s Baseline Road campus. Aside from food, there will be face painting and a performance by the Junkyard Symphony. The next day, participants will cycling along a 50 or 105-kilometre route in the west of the city. Bowles said the longer bike ride will take cyclists as far as Almonte before heading back to the hospital campus. To learn more about the fundraiser visit the website at wheelsforwellnessottawa.ca.

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EMC news - The Curvy Girls Scoliosis Support Group of Ottawa had a wonderful second annual awareness walk on June 1. The weekend got off to a great start when Simcoe MP Dr. Kellie Leitch acknowledged the incredible work that the Curvy Girls have done this past year in raising awareness

for scoliosis in the House of Commons on May 31. June is Scoliosis Awareness Month and on June 1, Mayor Jim Watson proclaimed Scoliosis Awareness Day in Ottawa. Alex Munter, chief executive officer of CHEO, joined the Curvy Girls at Stanley Park and jumped right in with the warm-up exercises. The CHEO Bear was on hand to demonstrate the Adams

Forward Bending Test for early scoliosis detection. The Curvy Girls, friends and supporters set off on their walk to 24 Sussex Dr. to meet with Laureen Harper. The event finished off with File a silent auction, picnic lunch The Curvy Girls Scoliosis Support Group of Ottawa celebrated their second-annual and live music including a awareness walk on June 1. song written especially for the Curvy Girls Scoliosis Support Friends of Hospice’s Girls Night Out raises over $86,000 Group of Ottawa. On June 9, the Curvy Girls -were scheduled to hand CHEO -a $2,000 donation to the CHEO  Telethon.   

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THE OTTAWA REGIONAL CANCER FOUNDATION NEEDS YOUR HELP! On Saturday June 22, 2013 we will be covering our community with Lemonade Stands – and raising money for a very important cause. 100% of lemonade stand sales and online fundraising will support cancer research and programs for children fighting cancer in our area. Register your lemonade stand today, and together we can fight children’s cancers – one glass at a time. HOW TO GET STARTED: 1. Register online at www.ottawacancer.ca 2. Create your own Virtual Lemonade Stand online. You can personalize your page with a photo and a story. 3. Recruit your family and friends to join your team, or create a stand of their own! 4. Fundraise online leading up to June 22, 2013. 5. Host a Lemonade Stand on June 22, 2013 and add the funds you raise to your virtual stand.

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The Hospice Orientation Course is a prerequisite in order to be working in the Residence, Day Hospice, and Home Support programs.

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EMC lifestyle - A creamy refreshing, cleansing drink that is a version of the Indian yogurt and fruit drink, called lassi. It can be a nice finish to a spicy hot meal or an interesting drink idea if serving a slightly spicy meal. A lassi is of great importance in the Indian diet, because it contains fat, protein, lactose, calcium and phosphorus. It has been said in Indian literature that regular consumption of lassi drinks reduces the chances of your hair going white before it is time. Preparation time: 10 minutes. Serves: six. Makes 1.5 litres (six cups).

Information sessions will be held on Tuesday evenings in June and August

The course will be held on four Saturdays: September 7, 14, 28 and October 5, 2013 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

You can choose to: • Visit clients in their home, Day Hospice, or Residence • Help in our office or with special events • Drive clients, and more

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KMS is very proud of its 2013 graduating class. Fourteen young people who came as early as aged two and as old as twelve are moving on to a variety of new schools. From the IB program at Colonel By to the Arts programs at Canterbury, our KMS graduates are all finding their place in the world and leave with the skills that will help them become successful, contributing adults. Throughout their experience at KMS they have developed critical thinking skills, an international perspective, respect for the environment and most importantly; they leave with a strong sense of who they are as learners ready to take on the next challenge. We wish all our graduates every success.

Julia Mac Angus Earl of March

Julia has attended KMS since she was four. She enjoyed the Odyssey trips and her favourite memories are from the Model United Nations trips to New York City. She values the friendships she made at KMS where she says it always felt like one family.

Niam Brickley Gifted Program Bell High School

Niam started at KMS at aged three. He found the best part about KMS was the sense of family and the way all the students got along. Niam has been accepted into the gifted program at Bell High School.

Amanda Zhu-Pawlowsky Holy Trinity Catholic High School Amanda and her colleague Ava have been in the same class each and every year since they were three. Amanda says the things she will miss most are the couches, the freedom, the trips and all her friends. Amanda led the KMS soccer team for several years and was also an excellent runner at the annual track meets.

Sarine Karamanokian West Carleton High School

Sarine joined KMS as a three year old. She enjoyed the Odyssey trips and Model United Nations. Sarine was part of a team of students that represented Germany, Belarus and Ghana.

Laura Badham West Carleton High School

Laura loved both theatre productions at KMS, Peter Pan and the Three Musketeers productions. Recently she has become a very competent stage manager for the school theatre productions. Her long term goal is to become a veterinarian.

Ava Whalen Canterbury High School Visual Arts Program Ava started at KMS as a two year old. She has been accepted into the Canterbury Visual Arts Program. She has dreamed of going to Canterbury for years. She values the educators at KMS who helped her to plan her time effectively. Ava has become famous for her delicious cupcakes and even turned her cupcakes into a small business as part of the entreprenurial emphasis in the Junior High program.

Emily Poulsen Earl of March

Emily joined KMS in grade five. She cites the Odyssey trips and United Nations trips to New York City as highlights of the program. Emily brought a strong sense of the environment to the school and will miss all the friendships she has made in her four years at KMS. Emily performed extremely well in the KMS theatre productions and we are sure she has a future in the fine arts.

Sarah Hills International Baccalaureate Colonel By

Jessica Gerwing West Carleton High School

Sarah was the seventh student accepted into the IB program from KMS. Only 100 applicants out of 1,000 are accepted. Sarah loved the cooking program and the Model United Nations program. Sarah came from the United States and joined KMS in grade one.

Katiana McKesey Holy Trinity Catholic High School

Jessica joined KMS at aged three. She points to the great educators she has had at KMS as the reason for her success. Jessica played Peter Pan in the annual school theatre production and was a star.

Dylan Maltais Gifted Program Bell High School

Katiana and her sisters joined KMS from a local public school. Katiana joined us in grade four. Katiana said she will always remember her nights camping on the Odyssey trip in northern Quebec. Although she was a bit homesick she knew her friends at school would help her through this challenging adventure and they did.

Ruby Sannoufi Earl of March

Dylan joined KMS as a three year old. Dylan cites the sense of family and strong ties with his peers. The outdoor skating rink was one of Dylan’s favourite places during lunch hours. He took great pleasure in scoring goals during the staff student hockey games. Dylan and his friend Niam are both headed for Bell High School next year.

Emma Robinson Grade 10 Carleton Place High School

Ruby joined us in grade five. Ruby says there are moments from KMS she will always remember… waking up at 4 am on the KMS camping Odyssey trip and heading out into the darkness with her friends. Ruby is a strong writer and recently has engaged the Prime Minister concerning the state of emergency in Syria.

Emma loves the sense of family that KMS has created for her. “We are all a bit crazy, but I know it’s OK and we get our work done and we learn some really important skills at KMS”, was Emma’s comment. “KMS accepts us for who we are and helps us to become better people” she added. Emma has been granted advanced standing at Carleton Place High School due to her strong academic results at KMS.

Rachel Nix West Carleton High School

Rachel still remembers getting her Casa medallion as a five year old. She loved the cooking program in which students prepare lunch for each other twice a week. Rachel has brought so much energy and enthusiasm to her studies at KMS.

Developing bilingual, confident, critical thinkers with an international perspective who will become tomorrow’s leaders. Kanata Montessori School, 355 Michael Cowpland Drive, www.kanatamontessori.com: 613 592 2189

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ntil that fateful day in the middle of summer, Mother had no choice but to keep the perishables on a swinging shelf in the dug-out under the house. It was a dank and frightening place and could only be entered from the outside. There was no trap-door in the kitchen like Aunt Bertha had on the next farm, only two big doors tilted against the house that had to be lifted to gain entry. It was a place I hated with a passion and Mother too never quite got used to putting butter and milk on the swinging shelf. Blocks of ice were put in big tubs down in the dugout in the hope that what Mother put down there would be kept chilled enough that we all wouldn’t die from food poisoning. Of course when the ice melted, the big tubs had to be hauled up and emptied, a job for my big strapping brothers. But it was Grandfather who changed all that one day when he came out from Ottawa and ordered Father to hitch up the wagon and head into Renfrew. Of course, Grandfather had no intention of riding all the way into Renfrew sitting on a rickety seat on a wagon. He drove ahead in his rumble seat car,

MARY COOK Mary Cook’s Memories telling Father where to meet him. Everett went with Father to help. The purpose of his trip into town was to buy Mother a brand new Barnett ice box. “Uncivilized! That’s what it is!” he said time and again on his regular visits to the farm and when one of us kids was sent down into the dug-out to bring up milk or butter or anything else that Mother hoped would keep fresh long enough so that we could eat it. We always had had an ice house and it was always full of blocks of ice, but never until that wonderful day, did we have an ice box to put the blocks in. Mother spent the entire morning trying to come up with a decent place to put the ice box in the kitchen. It had to be well away from the Findlay Oval, of course, and it couldn’t sit in the window

looking out into the grape arbour -- that’s where the old pine table sat and where we had our meals. Finally, without even knowing what it would look like or what size it was, Mother decided it would go kitty-corner next to the little room off the kitchen that served as Mother and Father’s bedroom. So that place was scrubbed by Audrey, wiped dry, and newspapers laid out covering the entire corner. For reasons unknown to me at the time, Mother made all of us change from play clothes into our next-to-Sunday best – was it because we were getting an ice box or was it because Grandfather would be there for a visit? At any rate, we were spit-clean when Grandfather drove back into the yard and said the new ice box would be here as soon as Father could get back from Renfrew.

Mother, in a clean Dan River dress and a fresh white apron, sat on the back stoop waiting for its arrival, with Audrey and I perched on the pump stoop. Grandfather brought out a kitchen chair to the yard. He wouldn’t sit on anything that wasn’t spotlessly clean in case he got a mark on his white flannel pants. It was like we were waiting for the Queen to arrive. Then we saw the wagon round the corner at the far end of the lane and as it got closer we could see Everett standing with his arms wrapped around what looked like a casket standing on its end. Father pulled the wagon up close to the kitchen door. “My oh my,” Mother said, not even waiting until it was loaded off onto the ground, she leaned into the wagon and rubbed her hands all over the new ice box like it was made of gold. It took the three brothers and Father to lift it off the wagon, with Grandfather telling them to be careful and not scratch it. It was shiny wood, the colour of caramel candy, with silver handles, and I thought was grand enough that it could easily have sat in the parlour. Without even being told, Everett tore to the ice house, and using the big black iron tongs, hauled a

block of ice into the house. It was beastly hot in the kitchen with the Findlay Oval pumping out heat and I secretly wondered if the ice box would cool off the whole house. Emerson swung open the little door on the side, and Everett plopped in the block of ice. Audrey and I were sent down to the dugout for all the perishables and Mother arranged it all in the ice box like she was laying out blocks for a quilt. Grandfather had thought of everything. While in Renfrew he bought an exact duplicate of our white granite dish pan and he slid it under the ice box to catch the drip. We sat around the ice box on kitchen chairs, as if waiting for it to tell us something. It sure looked mighty nice in the corner and I could tell Mother was as proud as if someone had bought her a new car. What a change the new ice box brought to our old log house. Now we had it as well as a telephone, thanks to Uncle Lou. Emerson wondered what we had to do to get running water, and I longed for the day we could just push up a switch and a light would go on just like at my little friend Joyce’s house. Sadly, water from a tap and light from a bulb were not to be. Both would have to wait until the day we left the farm many years later. R0012156115

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Dodgers pitcher Robert Downs throws the ball for a strike during a game against the Orioles on Wednesday, June 5.

PHOTOS BY BLAIR EDWARDS/METROLAND

Boys of summer Kanata Dodgers third baseman Jacob Caldwell tries to tag Kanata Orioles Taylor Carson during a major A game played at Scott Tokessy Baseball Diamond in Kanata on June 5. The Dodgers went on to win the game 16-4.

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Katimavik Elementary School runs for fun Jessica Cunha jessica.cunha@metroland.com

EMC sports - People run for different reasons: Katimavik Elementary School does it for fun. The school hosted its second-annual Run for Fun on June 6, and even though the weather didn’t co-operate, students, teachers and parents still enjoyed running. “It’s a fun community thing,” said teacher Stephane Bedard, Run for Fun organizer. The event began as a way to motivate the students and school community to get active, he added. “The reason is to find different ways,” said Bedard. “When you motivate them to do that, it’s great.” This year saw 45 students, 12 teachers and 12 parents take part in the run. Parent Teri MacDonald, who has two sons at Katimavik and one at Castlefrank Elementary School, took part in the event for the second year. “This changed my life forever,” she said, after running a five-kilometre personal best of 36 minutes. “This got me on a road to fitness … The whole focus on this was for fun.” Her eldest son, Alex, got the family involved last year. “Last year I saw the run and thought may-

be I should do it,” said the Grade 7 student, who ran the five-km in 26 minutes. “I’m very proud of my mom … I’m also proud of my brother.” Middle brother Nathan ran the three-kilometre, and youngest brother Ryan ran the last lap. The family trained together before this year’s run. Their father, David, was supposed to run but sprained his ankle and had to sit the event out. But he said he would run next year with his family. Teri said Bedard is a special teacher for having organized the event and leading training before and after school. “The feeling that you can do it (run fivekm) is so overwhelming,” she said. “It’s so spectacular.” Everybody who takes part received a medal for completing the run, and former students volunteer their time to help co-ordinate the day’s event.

Students get a little tangled up during the second-annual Run for Fun at Katimavik Elementary School. This year saw 45 students, 12 teachers and 12 parents take part in the event, held on June 6. PHOTOS BY JESSICA CUNHA/METROLAND

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Kanata gymnasts good as gold at provincial championship Club prepares for Canadian Gymnaestrada next summer in Calgary KRSG

EMC sports - Kanata gymnasts took home a haul of medals at the Ontario Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships held at the Etobicoke Olympium in Etobicoke, Ont. on June 7 to 9. Sarah Manyoki and Danica Goodchild each won gold medals in their events. Sarah, 15, won gold for her rope routine, silver in the ball event, 7th place in the ribbon, which won her the overall silver medal in level 5B. Danica, 17, won gold in the clubs event, bronze in ball, fifth in ribbon for the overall silver medal as well, in the level 6B event. Both girls started their journey in rhythmic gymnastics in the recreational program at the Kanata Rhythmic Gymnastics Club when they were four years old. They are also honours

students in high school, and Danica coaches at the Kanata gymnastics club, passing along her love of the sport to younger gymnasts. Sarah is planning on joining her older sister Laura, who also coaches for the club, but needs to wait until she is 16 and old enough to take a coaching course. Meanwhile, the gymnasts are preparing for the Canadian Gymnaestrada next summer in Calgary. MEDALISTS

Other Kanata medalists at the provincial championship include Megan Kawai, who won four bronze medals in level 6C, and won a bronze in clubs on her way to place fifth overall in level 5C. In level 5A, Julia Yang won a silver medal in free style and Emma Smith won the bronze, on their way to plac-

ing fourth and sixth overall respectively. In level 4A, Brianna Lu won the bronze in free, and eighth in ball to place fifth overall, Adeline Wang won sixth in ball, seventh in free and placed sixth overall. Emma Watson was ninth in free and ball and ninth overall, and Baylianne Rich was eighth in free and tenth in ball and overall. In level 4B, Winnie Fan was sixth in ball and eighth in hoop and free, good enough for ninth place overall, while Caroline Liang was seventh in ball, ninth in hoop, and tenth in free and overall. In Level 3B, Erika Lin won seventh in rope and ball, and placed sixth overall, and Haley Miller was seventh in free and placed 11th overall. Cynthia Zhang was fourth in rope, fifth in free and placed fourth overall in level 1B. Jade Vo was ninth in free and overall in level 3A. Emma Yau was eighth in free and ninth overall and Jessica Luo was ninth in ball and tenth overall.

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Sarah Manyoki, left, and Danica Goodchild each won a gold medal at the Ontario Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships held in Etobicoke on June 8. Sarah placed first for her rope routine, second in the ball event and seventh in ribbon, good enough for a silver medal in level 5B. Danica won gold in the clubs event, bronze in ball and fifth in ribbon, earning her a silver medal in the level 6B event.

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Squishy save Andrew Rose of the Krew team dives into the soggy sand to keep the ball in play during a beach volleyball game on June 8 in Shefford Park. Hundreds of people supported CHEO with pledges and donations as they spent the day playing volleyball and ultimate Frisbee.


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EMC sports - Fans packed Twin Elm Rugby Park on June 5 to see the Canadian rugby team take on Fiji. Rugby fans, and players competing in the high school boys provincial rugby championships, packed the stands to see the Pacific Cup match. And despite the massive size of the Fijian players, the Canadians pulled out a win in front of the hometown crowd, with a small 20-18 margin. Canadian team captain Phil Mack said the defence had to be prepared for Fiji to score from any point in the field because of their explosive power. But at the end of the day, the Canadians were more organized as a team on the field, prompting Fiji head coach Inoke Male to say his team needed to be more prepared next time. “We knew Fiji was going to play a wide open game and we needed to get our defence right to beat them,” Mack said. “We’ve done a lot of work as a team ... it paid off.” Rugby clubs in Ottawa had offered discount and group rugby tickets to their players, who were vocal throughout the game, leaving no doubt which was the home team. “When we really get tired out there and the crowd amps it, it just really gives us that extra boost,” Mack said.

“It’s something in Canada we’re not really used to.” It was the first time ever that Canada had beat Fiji at home. Rugby fans were happy to see Ottawa included on a stop, as it’s not often they get to see this level of 15A-side rugby. The Barrhaven Scottish RFC has their 10 and under players do a rugby demonstration game at halftime. The under-10 players use flags like flag football instead of tackling. Carleton University player Mandy Musse said that games of this level help promote the sport in Ottawa and make people ask questions about both the rules, and how to get involved. “It’s amazing. I think it attracts people to the sport and creates a big buzz for Ottawa. It helps a lot,” said Musse, who also plays club level rugby in Ottawa. Prior to the game, the family of late Barrhaven Scottish player Rowan Stringer was welcomed. A moment of silence was held for the John McCrae teen, who died this spring following a head injury sustained in a rugby game. Minister of Sport Bal Gosal and Rugby Canada officials presented the Stringer family with a signed Canada jersey. The Canadian team were scheduled to play their next games in Kingston BRIER DODGE/METROLAND and Ireland. Canada defeated Fiji 20-18 during a match held at Twin Elm Rugby Park in Nepean on June 5.

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EMC news - Ottawa Senators defenceman Chris Phillips and his wife Erin will host a fundraiser for a new recreation complex in north Kanata on June 24. The event will be hosted at the Big Rig Brewery, located at 2750 A Iris St. starting at 5:30 p.m. It costs $600 per couple to attend the event, which includes permanent recognition on the Richcraft Recreation Complex’s Community Legacy Walkway as well as a $500 tax-deductible receipt. The event includes a silent auction. The recreation complex, located on Innovation Drive in the Kanata North Business Park near Goulbourn Forced Road, is now well under construction and slated to open this fall. This state of the art recreation complex, serving residents of north Kanata and West Carleton, will house an eight-lane 25-metre swimming pool, two gymnasiums, a fitness centre, a community room, outdoor skateboard park, basketball fields and a lighted artificial turf soccer pitch amongst others. The complex is being built to LEEDS gold certification standards for energy efficiency and environmental sustainability. Following extensive public consultation with the community, the city agreed to proceed with construction of the facility on the basis that funding for a number of requested upgrades worth an additional cost of $1.75 million would be raised through donations from the community. Kanata North Coun. Marianne Wilkinson has been leading the charge on raising the $1.75 million from the community. “Our vision for this much needed facility is to ensure that the integration of living, working and playing in this community that attracts and retains residents and businesses alike, continues to evolve with the changing needs of the community,” she said. “The new recreation complex will be an integral part of our community’s health and well being”. West Carleton-March Coun. Eli El-

Chantiry said, “The site for the new recreation complex was chosen in part for its accessibility to rural residents. As more residents choose to enjoy a rural lifestyle, and businesses expand westward, the proximity of this facility will help to ensure participation by all west end residents in the fabric of our community”. Working with Wilkinson, a committee of community volunteers chaired by Paul Taggart, president of Taggart Realty Management, has been meeting regularly and is leading this fundraising opportunity. “I am very honoured to have the opportunity to give back to this community by helping to raise funds for this wonderful new facility,” he said. Chris and Erin Phillips, owners of the Big Rig Brewery know the importance of a facility like this to the community. “An active lifestyle is a healthy lifestyle for all members of the family. An easily accessible family recreation centre that meets the activity and fitness needs of all ages is vital to any community. We fully support the establishment of the new Kanata north recreation complex and we are delighted that Marianne and Eli have chosen the Big Rig Brewery to engage community support for this very worthwhile initiative.” And what better way to support our new facility than to have your family name or business name permanently visible for years to come? Everyone participating in the June 24 fundraiser at the Big Rig Brewery will have their family or business name permanently engraved on the Community Legacy Walkway leading up to the front entrance of the facility. Not able to attend the event? You can still support the new facility directly and have your name on the Community Legacy Walkway. For details of the fundraising event at the Big Rig Brewery on June 24, or to donate directly, you can visit the Kanata north recreation complex website at www.richcraftcomplex.ca/ fundraising/big-rig-event or contact Wilkinson at 613-580-2474.


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Tanning ban The A.Y. Jackson Secondary School youth troop is looking to drum up support for Bill 30, provincial legislation that proposes to ban the sale of tanning services to people under the age of 18. The group of high school students held a fashion show this spring, called Show your glow at A.Y. Jackson and again during Carleton University’s Relay for Life on May 31. At the end of both shows, the group collected more than 150 signatures supporting the ban. Anyone who would like to support the cause should visit takeaction.cancer.ca.

EMC news - Trinity Presbyterian Church will hold its last service at its Katimavik location on June 22. On May 24, 1981, the people of Trinity Presbyterian Church, Kanata celebrated their very first service of worship in their brand new building at 110 McCurdy Dr. in Katimavik. Rev. Ralph Kendall was then the minister. Now, 32 years later, this faith community is on the move again. As of June 28, the property of 110 McCurdy Drive will belong to Hospice Care Ottawa. The Trinity Presbyterian Church community has been warmly welcomed by Kanata Christian Reformed Church on Castlefrank, where they will worship until their new home at 1817 Richardson Side Road is ready. There has been wonderful support among the area churches, looking for ways to help Trinity out during their time without a building. When the Christian Reformed Church was forming as a congregation and needing a place to worship, Trinity Presbyterian shared their worship space with them for 11 years. Now they are returning the favour. It is hoped that by Easter, Trinity Presbyterians’ new home will be up and running. Although they are leaving the beautiful property at 110 McCurdy, they intend to continue a relationship with Hospice Care Ottawa, and to support that important ministry. On Saturday, June 22, Trinity Presbyterian will enjoy a celebration dinner at St. Paul’s Anglican Church on Young Road, and the following day their very last service of worship will be held at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. in their beloved sanctuary on the corner of McCurdy and Maple Grove. The hope is that, they have left a legacy in Katimavik, of being good neighbours, supportive of community needs, welcoming and hospitable to all. Members of the church are cordially invited to come and worship with them as they say farewell to a place that has been very special to them and many more for the past 32 years.

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EMC entertainment - The Kanata Theatre KT Kids production of Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr. played to three sold-out crowds on June 7 and 8. Kathryn Dever celebrated her fifth birthday by going to see the play on opening night at the Ron Maslin Playhouse with her sister Emily-Grace, friend Kathryn Rose Mayor and her parents. “I liked all of it!” said Kathryn Rose, while everyone agreed they had a great time. The three girls had a chance to meet some of the cast, including Sebastian, played by Katimavik’s Emma Clarke. “I think it was really great,” said Clarke after the final curtain. She studied up for the role of Sebastian, the Caribbean crab, by watching the movie nine times and working hard during the six-months of rehearsal. Clarke said she was a nervous before getting up on stage during opening night. “But you deliver that first line and you just slip into it.” The audience clapped, laughed and sang along to the songs made popular in the original movie, released in 1989, and based on the original fairytale by Hans Christian Anderson. Andrew Williams directed The Little Mermaid Jr. while 36 youths made up the cast of characters, which included Abbey Flockton as Ariel and David Francis as Prince Eric. Up next for KT Kids is a December production of Yo, Vikings! adapted from Judith Byron Schachner’s book of the same name, which follows the adventures of 10year-old Emma Katz.

FAR LEFT: Emma Clarke, as Sebastian the crab, interacts with Kathryn Dever, Kathryn Rose Mayor and Emily-Grace Dever after opening night of the Kanata Theatre KT Kids production of Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr. on June 7. The cast played to three sold-out crowds.

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Belle guitar signed by Trooper to benefit local youth centre Only 1,500 raffle tickets available Jessica Cunha jessica.cunha@metroland.com

EMC news - One lucky winner will walk away on Canada Day with a guitar signed by the members of Canadian rock band Trooper. The guitar will be raffled off at the Canada Day in Kanata festival at Walter Baker Park on July 1. Dominic’s Music in Kanata donated the Belle guitar, valued at $1,000 and sold in store for $650, to help raise funds for the Kanata Haven Youth Centre’s music program. “Proceeds from the raffle help purchase new instruments, provides regular maintenance on the ones we have, and allows us to give the volunteer music teachers a small token of our appreciation at the end of each year,” said Diane McNulty, director of the Haven, and program director and stage manager for Canada Day in Kanata. “It also allows us to cover simple administration costs associated with the music program, such as printing, sheet music, notebooks.” It goes beyond the musical component; it exposes youth to dedication, practice and working with others, McNulty said.

“The music program is important because it provides interested youth with the knowledge, tools and encouragement to explore their creative side and express themselves musically,” she said. “There is no cost to the youth, and we even provide youth with instruments to take home whenever possible. In addition, we also explore other aspects of the creative process such as live shows, video and recording.” BELLE

The Belle guitar, crafted by Wicked Instruments Inc., features a maple body and neck, spruce top, nickel hardware, two-tone pearl neck inlays and rosewood bridge and fingerboard. “We want to give them functional art,” said Mike Sherren, general manager at Domenic’s Music. This is the third year Dominic’s has provided a guitar for the raffle. Tickets are $2 a piece and only 1,500 raffle tickets are available. Last year, the raffle raised more than $1,500 for the Haven’s music program. The year before, $1,400 was raised to help the music program get off the ground, with the money purchasing instruments. Tickets are available at Domenic’s Music, 444 Hazeldean Rd., on site at the Canada Day in Kanata event, or from any member of the Kanata Haven Youth Centre.

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EMC news - Neil Young and Crazy Horse will rock the opening night of the Folk Festival on Sept. 4. The festival’s executive programming director Mark Monahan announced the lineup of the 20th edition of the event on June 11. Monahan said organizers added a day on the fourth because they landed the Canadian rocker for opening night. In the three years Monahan has overseen the event, he said he has seen the audience grow in numbers. It has also become more diverse and younger. Part of the reason for that, he said, was subsidized student passes available at the city’s two universities and Algonquin College. “We already have agreements with the University of Ottawa and Algonquin,� Monahan said. “We are just finalizing with Carleton.� Acts like Vampire Weekend, Amos the Transparent, The Sheepdogs and the Carolina Chocolate Drops are also aimed at bringing in a younger

crowd. Names like Neil Young, Pattie Smith and Emmylou Harris help the festival stick to its folk roots. The five-day event will kick off at Hog’s Back on Sept. 4 and close on Sept. 8 – a little bit later than its been held in the past, but Monahan said he isn’t worried about the weather. “One of the rainiest festivals was when it was held in the third week of August,� he said. “Obviously you run a risk when its an outdoor festival but we had a look at the forecast and things are pretty similar weather-wise in the first couple of weeks in September.� Monahan added the new timing will coincide with orientation at the universities, ensuring students will be in town to enjoy the festivities. Passes went on sale June 12 at 10 a.m. for the early bird price of $128.50 for a five-day, adult transferrable wristband. Youth wristbands are nontransferrable and cost $99. The early bird price ends on June 14 at midnight, at which point adult wristbands are $148.50 and youth ones are $119.

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EMC news - Residents are invited to attend the Bridlewood Community Association’s monthly meeting on Tuesday June 18, from 7:30 to 9:30 pm in the Bill Morgan Room of the Eva James Community Centre, 65 Stonehaven Dr. Agenda items will include Kanata South Coun. Allan Hubley’s report, committee updates and a presentation from the city staff on the new parks in the Hope Lands. Everyone is welcome. Mark your calendars for our annual member and volunteer appreciation barbecue to be held on June 29 from 11:30 to 2 p.m. at the Eva James Community Centre. This free event is our thank you to all of the many volunteers as well as supporting members who have given to our neighbourhood this year. The event will feature a free barbecue lunch, face painting, a clown with balloon animals, displays, inflatable and much more. Register online any time

after June 15 to reserve a spot. For more information or to volunteer to help with this event, please contact Margaret at pres@bridlewood.ca. The annual Bridlewood garage sale was held on June 1. The association would like to thank all those who took part and hope it was a successful and profitable event for all. Please complete the Bridlewood parks and recreation follow up survey. This is your chance to have a say and help the BCA to identify some short, medium and long-term ideas for parks and recreation needs in Bridlewood. The association’s goal is to hear from at least half of all Bridlewood homes to give us a stronger voice with the city. Please share this survey link with all of your Bridlewood friends and neighbours. Click on the link from our website calendar listing or our Facebook page (BridlewoodCA) or use the following to access the survey: http://kwiksurveys.com/s.asp?sid=ah0yn hte21zli0g129324 2013 annual family memberships are now on sale for

only $10. Show your support for community association activities, give us a stronger voice with the city and developers and earn these valuable benefits: access to spring sports registration, free March break family movie night, free member and volunteer appreciation barbecue in June. For more information, please contact Stephen at membership@bridlewood.ca. Nominations are being accepted by the association for the Paul Van Steen Sport Achievement Award until August 13. This award was developed to honour the memory of a long-time Bridlewood resident and key founder of many of the sports programs in Bridlewood. The sports achievement award is designed to recognize a Bridlewood athlete over 16 who displays excellence in competitive or demonstrative sport. It will be awarded at the Bridlewood Community Association’s annual general meeting on Sept. 17. For more information, please contact Margaret at pres@bridlewood.ca.


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Small west-end club becoming concert hotspot Pat Travers Band, Quiet Riot latest bands set to hit stage at Brass Monkey jennifer.mcintosh@metroland.com

EMC news - Sitting at the scarred bar of the Brass Monkey on Greenbank Road in his Frank Zappa T-shirt, planning their next show, Pat Beauchamp admitted he has come a long way from the boardrooms where he used to work. Beauchamp, who did public opinion research for the federal government, took over the bar with his brother in October 2010. Brian, a lawyer, had worked with the Justice Department before opening the Orange Monkey in Centretown a few years earlier. When the brothers first bought what is now the Brass Monkey, it has been a Broken Cue for 25 years. The previous owners – who also own Tailgators on Merivale Road – took the majority of the pool leagues with them in the move. “When we first opened we didn’t do much, we just wanted to see what we had,” Pat said. But with 10-person crowds on a Friday night, something had to be done. With a small stage, the brothers got to work looking for live music. It took a while to come up with a formula that worked. “At first we started out with classic rock tribute bands, but that was expensive,” Pat said, adding it only brings in a certain kind of crowd. They even tried Karaoke, but with bus routes that end at midnight, their crowd was limited. After a while, they started to take advantage of the local music scene. “There are so many bands here that want to play,” Pat said. “It was a much better arrangement to have them play for the door (cover charge). Then they draw their own crowd.” The club has already seen the likes of rocker bands like

Anvil and Helix, and has a regular roster of great tribute bands like mAlice and Monsters – an Alice Cooper tribute and Great Scott which plays AC/DC. Local acts like the Maria Hawkins Band also get stage time. On Thursday nights, there’s an open mic night for bands that jam together but haven’t had too many gigs. “We have had some bands form from doing open mic,” Pat said. “It’s a chance to see what it’s like for the band to get on stage together.” Pat said he loves working with emerging bands, and is amazed at the love of music. “Some guys come all the

A lot of people will look at the band and say, ‘Gee, Quiet Riot is playing little clubs like the Brass Monkey now?’ and think that’s a comment on the band. But it’s that we are willing to pay them properly.

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From left, Brian and Pat Beauchamp opened the Brass Monkey in 2010. The two brothers are working hard to make the Greenbank Road club a live music venue.

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way from Toronto to play for a few hundred bucks, some Big Macs and some drinks,” Pat said. “And they’re good.” It’s a mutual respect that keeps the bands coming back, Pat said, and everyone’s happy. He’s making that philosophy work with higher profile bands like Quiet Riot and the Pat Travers Band – set to take the stage on June 28 and 29 respectively. “We want the bar to eventually be the kind of place where people go to just see what’s on,” Pat said. “So you have to get the bigger acts in here to draw attention to the club.” It costs to get the bands out, but it’s worth it,” he said. “A lot of people will look at the band and say, ‘Gee, Quiet Riot is playing little clubs like the Brass Monkey now?’ and think that’s a comment on the band,” Pat said. “But it’s that

Despite the hard work, the risk of bringing in higher profile acts seems to be working – as the brothers have a couple of surprises for the rest of the summer. Acts are already asking to book as far away as Halloween. With a big space and high rent, the brothers want to turn the pool hall into a go-to music venue in the city’s west end. “Once you’re down here, you could be anywhere; this could be a club in New York,” Pat said. “And we want to take advantage of that.” Quiet Riot takes the stage on June 28, with tickets are $40. The Pat Travers Band will be on the next night for $25. Tickets for both shows are available at the Brass Monkey (250 Greenbank Rd.) or at Vertigo Records on Rideau Street or online at thebrassmonkeybigcartel.com.

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Y Kids Academy celebrates latest graduating class EMC news - Children from across the Ottawa-region are living healthier, more active lives thanks to a new program offered by the YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region. The Y held a graduation ceremony on June 8 for children who successfully completed its Y Kids Academy, a free program that offers Grade 6 students instruction on nutrition and physical fitness. Saturday’s graduation ceremony was held at the Bonnenfant Y Outdoor Education and Leadership Centre in Dunrobin. Family and friends gathered to celebrate the graduates’ achievements and share in an afternoon of fun, physical activities. All attendees had access to outdoor centre’s grounds, which include a high ropes course, a basketball court and a rock wall. A healthy lunch was provided. Many graduates praised the Y Kids Academy for inspiring them to get fit and active. “It’s a really fun program,” says 11-year-old Evan Helmer of Farley Mowat Public School in Nepean. “It taught us how to live

healthier and how to properly use the gym equipment.” Other grads told of discovering a passion for new activities like swimming and running; many also use their newfound knowledge of nutrition to read food labels and suggest healthier food choices to their families. Following the graduation ceremony, all graduates of the Y Kids Academy received a free one-year membership to the Y to help them pursue their new health and fitness goals. “The Y Kids Academy is a fun and unique way to get children active,” said Tosha Rhodenizer, vice president, health, wellness and family engagement with the YMCAYWCA of the National Capital Region. “It gives them the tools to make healthy choices, but also the inspiration to set goals and achieve them.” The best part, adds Rhodenizer, is that the program is free. “No matter what your family income, your child can benefit from this program and get active at your local Y.” To learn more about the Y Kids Academy, visit ymcaywca.ca.

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City wants NCC to respond to bridge concerns East-end councillors curious about truck tunnel instead of interprovincial crossing Laura Mueller laura.mueller@metroland.com

EMC news - The idea of a new interprovincial bridge at Kettle Island took another beating during a city meeting on June 5. Around 20 residents, as well as a representative from the Montfort Hospital, lined up to tell city councillors why they think the bridge to Quebec is a bad idea. Adding commuter traffic into the Manor Park area would be dangerous and destroy those neighbourhoods, most of the speakers argued. Alain-Michel Sekula, board chairman for the Montfort Hospital, said a bridge would cause trouble for patients if it created traffic snarls on the Aviation Parkway, which ambulances used to get to the hospital. Putting thousands of cars and trucks within 10 metres of a high-caliber health facility “doesn’t hold water,” Sekula said. An expansion of the hospital in 2010 was designed to facilitate easier access to the parkway from the hospital. The proposed bridge would connect the Rockcliffe and Aviation parkways on the Ottawa side to Montée Paiement in Gatineau. In each direction it would have two lanes for traffic, one dedicated bus lane and a multi-use path for cyclists and pedestrians. Lori Assheton-Smith of the Rockcliffe Park community association said a new bridge would be a detriment, no matter where it is located. “It doesn’t make sense for any neighbourhood in Ottawa, from an economic, transportation or public policy perspective,” she told the committee. Sheilagh McLean, who said she lives south of Manor Park, said the idea to build a new bridge is a “historical” idea that doesn’t make sense in the current reality. “If I thought it was a good idea for the city, I would certainly support it, even if it meant some disadvantages for me as a person living in the general area,” she said. Transportation committee chairman Coun. Keith Egli assured everyone that the committee vote was simply to accept the information update – not to support a bridge location. Andra Waterfield agreed.

She said the “1950s and 1960s thinking” behind the bridge will “destroy lives.” “We’re not having a vote on yes or no to this particular proposal,” Egli said. In addition to accepting the information, the transportation committee also voted to invite the NCC and RocheGenivar back to city hall in the fall with specific information on how the bridge’s design “responds to community interests and concerns,” particularly regarding the number of lanes on the bridge, tunneling options, impacts on green space, impact on city infrastructure such as roads, transit connectivity and truck routes. Not everyone was opposed to the bridge. Residents of Lowertown, like Bill Campbell, support a new bridge because the city could designate it as a new route for heavy trucks and get transport trucks out of their neighbourhood. “Ottawa needs this bridge now,” he said. The Dalhousie Community Association also added its voice to the ranks of those who support a Kettle Island bridge. In a letter to the transportation committee, the group’s president, Michael Powell, wrote that the association supports any efforts to remove truck traffic from the downtown core. But he added that in order for that to happen, the city must remove King Edward Avenue and Booth Street as truck routes. “The truck problem is dire and needs an urgent solution – but this isn’t it,” AsshetonSmith said during her presentation, adding that trucks will continue to use the shortest route, even if there is another option. TUNNEL PIQUES INTEREST

A couple of east-end councillors wondered if the idea of building a tunnel for transport trucks under the city’s downtown core should be revisited instead of looking at a new bridge.

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Approximately 20 residents – most in opposition – came to city hall on June 5 to speak about an interprovincial bridge route at Kettle Island, shown here, which is being proposed as part of a National Capital Commission-led project. Innes Coun. Rainer Bloess called the tunnel option the “elephant in the room” that was dismissed long ago, but might now prove to be a better option. While a tunnel was deemed to be too pricey of an option and was therefore excluded from the study, the projected cost of the bridge has gone up considerably to an estimated $1.6 billion. Funding has not been approved. On the other hand, Bloess said a very rough estimate to dig a tunnel was around half a billion dollars. “In light of a massive discrepancy in the cost of tunnel and bridge … Does this not sort of give you cause to say we need to go back and look at the tunnel option or at least compare it to what we have today?” Bloess said. Beacon Hill-Cyrville Coun. Tim Tierney also spoke in support of investigating a tunnel. A representative from the NCC said the cost would assuredly be much higher when technical details and require-

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Rideau Canal footbridge could face delay Resident submits complaint to ministry about blocked views Laura Mueller laura.mueller@metroland.com

EMC news - The progress of a proposed footbridge over the Rideau Canal is on hold after residents complained to the Ministry of Environment that it will block their view. The ministry is reviewing a request to complete a more detailed and rigorous environmental assessment for the proposed pedestrian and cycling bridge that would traverse the canal from Clegg Avenue in Old Ottawa East to Fifth Avenue in the Glebe, near Lansdowne Park. According to the city, the request for a Part II order, commonly known as a “bump-up” request, came from a member of the public who raised the issue of the “visual impacts of the east landing on views of the canal from an adjacent property.” It is unclear how long the project may be on hold while the ministry reviews the request, which was filed on March 15. The Ministry of Environment website states that reviews typically take between 30 and 66 days. At this newspaper’s publication date, it will have been 92 days since the request was filed. According to the ministry’s website, the minister could make one of four possible decisions: deny the request, deny the request and impose conditions, refer the issue to media-

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This preliminary design for a proposed footbridge over the Rideau Canal prompted a member of the public to submit a request to the Ministry of the Environment for more detailed study of how the bridge could impact views of the canal. tion or require the city to complete the highest level of environmental assessment, an individual assessment. The city already conducted a Schedule C environmental assessment, which is the “most comprehensive” kind and one that is often used for complex projects that potentially have more environmental impacts, according to an email from city media relations staff attributed to the bridge’s project manager, transportation planner Colin Simpson. There wouldn’t be too much difference between the Schedule C environmental assessment that was

already completed and the slightly more rigorous individual environmental assessment, according to the email. “The major differences lie in which governing body has the final approval authority, and prescribed approval timelines,” he states in the email from media relations staff. If the ministry approved the completion of an individual environmental assessment as a result of the bump-up request, the ministry would have to approve both a terms of reference document for the project, as well as the completed study (the cur-

rent study only needed approval from city council). “Since the (completed) study was quite comprehensive, we anticipate that we would only need to address issues identified by the (Ministry of the Environment) as they pertain to the approval of the bump-up,” states the email. “We would not be starting from scratch.” The ministry’s website states that request for a Part II order should be made only when there are outstanding significant environmental issues that cannot be resolved through the environmental assessment process,

discussions with the city or through mediation. “It should be noted that the disliking of or disagreement with a study outcome is not a sufficient reason for the ministry to grant a bump-up,” the email states. Detailed design work for the bridge could take about a year and couldn’t begin until the bump-up request and any additional resulting work are dealt with. Construction could take two years, according to Simpson. No funding for the bridge’s construction has yet been allocated.

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sign is exciting for the community and the city should be commended for taking a “complete street” approach. “We want a livable street, one that is much better for pedestrians, cyclists, residents and businesses,” Dance wrote in an email. “What’s on the table will make it much better.” He said there has been some concern from people who represent the interests of the Oblate property – a former monastery and convent that is planned for commercial and residential redevelopment – that the proposed traffic changes would limit access to the large site. Residents are invited to see the plans for themselves at an open house on Monday, June 17 from 5 to 8 p.m. in St. Paul University’s Normandin Room at Laframbroise Hall, 249 Main St. A second open house will be held the next day, on Tuesday, June 18 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Greenboro Community Centre, 363 Lorry Greenberg Dr. in rooms A and B.


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Councillor wants out-of-town toll on 174 Blais suggests electronic system similar to Highway 407 Laura Mueller laura.mueller@metroland.com

EMC news - Ottawa should charge out-of-town motorists for the privilege of driving on highway 174, says Coun. Stephen Blais. The Cumberland councillor is proposing the city look at making the municipally owned highway into a toll road, perhaps using an electronic toll system similar to Highway 407 in the Greater Toronto Area. People move to surrounding municipalities like Clarence-Rockland because homes are less expensive, Blais said, and then they commute west into the city for work. “Frankly, I don’t think it’s fair that Ottawa taxpayers continue to subsidize their use of the road,” Blais. “They shouldn’t consume our services for free.” Blais estimates that around 20 per cent of the vehicles on highway 174 in the morning come from outside the city’s boundaries. The number of vehicles moving through the highway 174/Highway 417 split on any given morning is around 9,200; 2,200 vehicles get on highway 174 in Clarence-Rockland each morning. “If you took those vehicles off, we wouldn’t need to widen the split,” Blais said. Highway 174 is an expensive road to maintain because of the volume of traffic it handles and the speed at

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Cumberland Coun. Stephen Blais wants out-of-town commuters from municipalities east of the city, like Clarence-Rockland, to pay a toll to help cover the cost of maintaining highway 174. which vehicles move. Aside from the bus Transitway, no other Ottawa road has as high a requirement for snowplowing, salting and pothole repair, Blais said. He couldn’t provide figures for the annual maintenance cost. The city is currently in the process of conducting an environmental assessment to investigate the possibility of widening the highway and the road’s “split” at Highway 417 is being widened this year. The toll would be justified because it is an “extremely rare circumstance”

for a municipality to have the responsibility of maintaining a highway, Blais said. Most highways are overseen by the province, with a couple exceptions, such as the 174 and the Gardiner Expressway and Don Valley Parkway in Toronto. Since the province downloaded responsibility for highway 174 to the City of Ottawa in the 1990s, the city has requested several times that the province re-assume responsibility for the highway. “The province has no intention to

re-upload it,” Blais said. “That would be the best-case scenario, but I don’t believe it will happen.” To demonstrate the city is serious about this issue, Blais is working with city staff on the best way to approach the possibility of adding a toll to the highway. The councillor planned to bring a notice of motion to the next council meeting on June 12, or perhaps a direction for city staff to research the idea. Blais said the province would have

to enact a regulation to allow the city to exercise toll-taking authority that is granted in the Municipal Act. Clarence-Rockland Mayor Marcel Guibord did not respond to an interview request before deadline, but Blais said the mayor has indicated he is open to discussing options that would see residents from ClarenceRockland share the cost of maintaining or expanding highway 174. “There is an understanding in the municipalities east of the city that this is a problem,” Blais said.

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EMC news - The city will bring some life to the Rink of Dreams “patio” with a series of events throughout the summer. From yoga to concerts, dance lessons to programs for kids, Marion Dewar Plaza on the Laurier Avenue side of city hall will come alive this summer. The plaza is now home to the outdoor winter rink, which becomes a large oval cement patio in the summer. That space remained largely unused during its first summer season since it was constructed in 2011, but the city has prepared an actionpacked schedule for the space this year. In a press release, Mayor Jim Watson said adding ongoing events and programs to the plaza will help bring more people to city hall – something he has been trying to promote in this term of council. The programming is free of charge and will run from July 9 to Aug. 27. No registration is required. The following programs will run through the summer:

Tuesdays: • 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.: YM-YWCA Outdoor Boot Camp • Noon to 1 p.m.: hatha yoga • 2 to 9 p.m.: Summer Art Market • 7:30 to 9 p.m.: Circus Jam Wednesdays • Noon to 1 p.m.: Taoist tai-chi • Noon to 1 p.m.: performances by Odyssey Theatre • Running clinics (times to be determined) • 6 to 11 p.m.: outdoor salsa dancing, sponsored by Azucar! Latin Dance Company and Salsa Force Thursdays • 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.: Wabano Cen-

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Members of the Youville Centre celebrate their United Way Ottawa Community Builder Award for Growing Up Great by blowing bubbles and encouraging attendees at the June 6 awards ceremony at the Ottawa Convention Centre to do the same. The organization makes it possible for young women and their children to have bright futures by allowing young women to complete their high school education and learn valuable life and parenting skills. Over the past 25 years, more than 800 young women have benefitted from the organization’s programs.

United Way celebrates community builders LEFT: Diane Morrison, retired executive director of the Ottawa Mission, talks about her 20 years working with and supporting the homeless community, during United Way Ottawa’s 2013 Communtiy Builder of the Year Awards held June 6 at the Ottawa Convention Centre. Morrison received the 2013 Community Building of the Year award for her efforts. Looking on is Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson.

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Relax in our spacious modern guestrooms. Ignite your senses at our four-diamond Perspectives Restaurant. Unwind at Au Naturel, our lavish full service spa with 13 treatment rooms, including two couples massage suites. Challenge yourself on our championship golf course, The Marshes. Listen to live jazz in Options Jazz Lounge. Re-energize in our state-of-the art Flex Fitness studio complete with saunas, whirlpools and indoor/ outdoor saltwater pools. The little ones (and grown-ups!) can burn off some energy in our ZONE 525 games room featuring foosball, bubble hockey, arcade, video games and cinema-style mini movie theatre. This summer, experience great value with Brookstreet’s leisure packages starting from only $169 per room per night. Brookstreet offers packages for family getaways, romantic retreats, girls weekends, spa breaks or mini golf vacations. Just check out our B Family package below! All packages include one night’s luxury accommodation, unlimited access to Flex Fitness Studio with saunas, whirlpools, indoor and outdoor saltwater swimming pools, access to ZONE 525 games room, high-speed Internet access and parking. For additional package details or to book your getaway visit brookstreet.com or call 613.271.1800.

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EMC lifestyle - Walking into the first of Bob Mitchell’s several sprawling greenhouses, the sweet, earthy smell of ripening tomatoes takes over your senses. For a brief moment, it’s just you and the fruit. You’re filled with a sense of hominess, of nostalgia for your grandmother, or the proud memory of the first vegetable you ever nurtured. When you come back to reality, you start to look around and you can hardly believe your eyes. Row upon row of leafy tomato plants climb toward the soft, filtered light coming in from above. The greenhouse seems to stretch on forever. Little technology gets in the way of nature’s beauty; the stems grow from plasticsheathed blocks of crushed coconut in raised troughs and are clipped to small rods above. Small pipes wind along the floor, masked by green tangles of sagging vines. Every so often a bumblebee lazes by, off to pollinate another plant or return to one of the hives placed throughout the greenhouse. Mitchell, the owner and founder of SunTech Greenhouses, on Doyle Road south of Manotick, somehow fits

into the greenhouse ecosystem, despite a brusque manner and a penchant for loud exclamations. The lifelong farmer moved to a dairy and cash crop farm south of Kenmore when he was six, which he farmed with his family until 1998. And then he entered a greenhouse for the first time in his life. “The smell, that was what hooked me,” he said. From that visit in September 1998, it took 11 months for Mitchell to buy the Doyle Road property, set up a greenhouse that covers a hectare, and plant 22,000 beefsteak tomato plants. “Just a starter kit,” Mitchell laughed. Today, the farm has 1.6 hectares of greenhouse facilities and produces 11 different commercial products. That includes several tomato varieties as well as eggplants, cucumbers, peppers and green beans. NATURE’S WAY

While SunTech certainly doesn’t profess to be organic or pesticide free, it makes use of what nature has to offer. A common greenhouse pest is the white fly, a tiny white bug that can multiply into the billions. As they drink the juices from the plants, they

excrete everywhere – and that can prevent the plants from getting the sunlight they need. But instead of spraying plants with chemicals, Mitchell brings in 40,000 encarsia formosa, a tiny parasitic wasp that lays its eggs in white fly eggs – essentially stopping the reproduction cycle. “You don’t pay them by the hour and they don’t miss,” Mitchell said. Bumblebees are another important part of the greenhouse ecosystem. Brought in from Windsor, Ont., Mitchell’s bees are relied upon to pollinate the tomatoes. The number of bees loose in the greenhouse directly correlates to the number of open flowers, Mitchell said. There are usually two or three bee stings a year, he said, but as the chief bee handler he has managed to escape a sting for nearly 14 years. Of course, the whole point of a greenhouse is to get around Mother Nature’s whims, and SunTech employs a complex computer system to monitor the indoor and outdoor temperatures and adjust the roof vents accordingly. The average daily temperature inside is about 19 degrees, Mitchell said, and they can harvest about 10 months of the year.


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“We have four goals in mind,” says Logos Land director of marketing and sales Fred Glover. The first goal is to offer something, like the zip line course, that caters more to older youngsters. “We’ve made investments in recent years for the little kids, like the petting farm and the splash pad,” says Glover. “But for older kids, as families grow up, you don’t want them to hit the boredom curve.” The same philosophy applies to younger adults. The connection of the zip line for these potential customers also happens to coincide with the ideal weight for zip line passengers. The weight allowance runs from 75 to about 275 pounds. The second marketing goal, says Glover, is to expand Logos Land’s season, which for the longest time has been concentrated in July and August. “The zip line can be used year-round, but more practically it will certainly run in the summer, as well as in the spring and fall.” Logos Land has already experienced positives vibes about the new course. For example, response at the recent Ottawa RV Show, which attracts more than 20,000 visitors, was extremely positive. “Our big posters stopped them,” says Glover. “It surprised us, especially the positive verbal feedback from 40-, 50- and 60-year-olds. But we’ll see for sure this summer.” Glover acknowledges there’s another zip line, at Chutes Coulonge, while pointing out that Logos Land Resort aspires to become a growing part of multi-activity tourist packages in the area, thus Logos Land’s third

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Five simple tips before hitting the road EMC lifestyle - Summer getaways are common indulgence in Canada and for the more than four-in-five of us who own, lease or finance a vehicle, exploring the Great White North often begins with the push of a pedal. Whether your plans include cross-country road trips or a weekend exodus to the cottage, here are a few tips to keep your vehicle looking and running its best on the open road: • Keep it clean: Starting a road trip with a clean car is a must, but be eco-responsible. Always look for products that are designed to be tough on grease, bugs, mud and carbon deposits, while still being safe for the environment. • Check your wheels: Make sure tires are road-trip ready. For better handling and mileage, swap winter tires for summer ones, or all-season types. Check the pressure of the tires before you take off by consulting the owner’s manual or on the side of the tire. Properly inflated tires improve grip on the road and

save money at the pump. • Top up fluids: No one wants to be stuck on the side of the highway. Having proper levels of windshield washer fluid, engine oil, radiator coolant and brake fluid can make or break a road trip. Check the owner’s manual for the recommended fluid levels. Remember overfilling your fluids can do just as much damage as not filling up enough. • Get rid of the salt: As the temperatures rise, so does the rate of corrosion and after a full-season of battling snow and slush, the chemicals used to clear roads can eat away at a car’s body. Keep your car looking and running its best by getting a professional rust protection at least once a year. • Take it to an expert: Stay safe and avoid unforeseen expenses by following your car’s recommended maintenance schedule. See a professional to give you the green light for long-distance travel. newscanada.com

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75th Anniversary Tattoo – Saturday, July 23 which honours the men and women of the Canadian Forces who so bravely fight to defend Canada. Special musical guests include the band of the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry, HMCS Ontario, The National Band of the Naval Reserve, The Pipes and Drums of the Lorne Scots and the Fort Henry Guard. A mass finale with over 250 musicians and fireworks is guaranteed to swell the heart with Canadian pride. The NEW Fort Henry’s Concert Series with the Kingston Symphony presenting 75 Years of Modern Music on August 2, 2013 at 8:00 p.m with an eclectic mix of six superb Canadian voices with styles ranging from pop and opera to cabaret and rock including: Patricia O’ Callaghan, Jon Harvey , lead singer of Juno Award Winning Monster Truck, Canadian Tenor, Christopher Dallo, Derrick Ballard, Kingston talents Emily Fennell and Jay ‘Smitty’ Smith. Early bird tickets are on sale now. The United States Marine Corps Joint Sunset Ceremonial on August 17 and 18 features The Battle Color Detachment, the Commandants Own Drum

and Bugle Corps and Silent Drill Platoon of the United States Marine Corps, Washington, DC will once again perform beside the Fort Henry Guard in these world famous joint performances, ending with a Fireworks finale. St. Lawrence Parks and Camp Grounds have been made throughout the parks system to improve the basic services and amenities available to campers with all improvements aiming to make the camping experience memorable and enjoyable. These improvements include new 50 amp 2-service sites at Woodlands Campground, new washrooms, showers and laundry at Mille Roches Campground and Farran Park, the development of exclusive sunset campsites on Hoople Islands plus much more. Upcoming events include the ‘Thunder on the River’ Hydroplane Races at Mille Roches Beach on June 1 and 2. Camping reservations can be booked online 24/7 or by calling the Customer Service Unit at 613543-4328 or 800-437-2233.. Upper Canada Golf Course is open and playing conditions are

superb! A wide variety of membership categories are available including the “Pay-As-You-Go” membership option for just $250 (weekdays anytime & afternoons only on weekends /holidays) plus $22 per round is the perfect option for someone with limited time or who would like to try the course. Upper Canada will host the PGA Tour Canada ‘Great Waterway Classic’ August 19-25. Tee off times can be booked up to 14 days in advance either online or by calling 800437-2233 or 613-543-2003. Crysler Park Marina is one of the region’s favourite marinas recently underwent another dockage expansion, adding 44 slips plus a 175 foot long finger dock to accommodate larger boats, more transient and seasonal boaters. Seasonal dockage is still available. Marker 72, the popular licensed dockside patio will feature live entertainment on select nights throughout July and August. It’s also a hub for water sport rentals including paddle boards, canoes, kayaks, wake boards, water skis, water tubes and paddle boats.

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EMC news - A group opposing the Capital Region Resource Recovery Centre has received $50,000 from the city to help fight a proposed dump in Carlsbad Springs. The city asked for applications for intervenor funding they made available for community groups in the winter. In order to apply, groups had to have at least 50 group members and proposals for the technical experts and costs they would like to hire. The Capital Region Citizens Coalition for the Protection of the Environment have also been known as Dump This Dump 2, after the Dump The Dump group formed to oppose the original sole-proposed site in Russell, Ont. A second site was later proposed in Carlsbad Springs, and was announced as the preferred location. Sue Langlois, the coalition’s president, said that they want to hire experts able to review and give input on the environmental assessments that Taggart-Miller, the company proposing the recovery centre,

is completing. “The problem that we have is we’re not experts,” Langlois said. “So we’re looking to use that money to hire these experts.” Right now, the coalition is looking for a hydrogeologist and lawyer to provide input on the proposed dump. Some groups opposing similar projects have spent up to half a million dollars, Langlois said. The group has been doing fundraisers over the winter and spring, and plans to continue. Through pancake breakfasts and sports tournaments, they have already raised about $10,000. “It is going to require significant funding; we’re really thankful to the city for the $50,000, but there’s no way that will enable us to do a full peer review,” she said. Taggart-Miller held an open house on June 5, but the coalition’s members did not go inside to attend. They are opposed to the format of the open houses – with poster board displays, versus a presentation followed by an opportunity to ask questions – so they rallied outside instead.

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EMC news - A housing development that brought life to a moribund city block near the Nature Museum has landed on a prestigious international honour list. The Centretown Citizens Ottawa Corporation’s Beaver Barracks development was recently named an international finalist for the World Habitat Awards. The awards, which will be announced in August, were created in the 1980s by the Building and Social Housing Foundation to recognize projects that provided practical and innovative solutions to housing needs. The 254-unit Beaver Barracks occupies the land bordered by Catherine Street, Metcalfe Street, and Argyle Street, sharing a city block with the Taggart Family YMCA. Like the name suggests, the land once housed a Second World War-era training barracks for military servicemen, which the federal government sold to the former regional municipality in the early 1990s. Ray Sullivan, the CCOC’s executive director, said he’s pleased to see the recognition

garnered by the development. “It’s really great to see Beaver Barracks recognized on an international level,” he said. “Part of it is the design, and we have Barry Hobin & Associates Architects to thank for that. But, a lot of the (recognition) is from the impact on the community. It’s a mixed development designed to have a positive impact on the neighbourhood.” Consisting of two mid-rise apartment buildings, townhomes and stacked townhomes, the affordable housing development transformed “a semiabandoned, contaminated site in a forgotten corner of Centretown,” said Sullivan, adding, “There are over 100 kids living on that site alone – it’s brought a vibrancy to the community.” The building employs a number of energy-saving “green” features, which save the organization money over the long run, especially in energy costs. Being the landlord for 1,600 subsidized units means paying many mortgages, so any money saved is a good thing. The energy-saving features will allow the CCOC to pay down the mortgage on the Beaver Barracks, which is “hefty,” according to Sullivan.

The development, which occurred in phases over several years, included funding from all levels of government. To make into the top 10 finalists, Beaver Barracks had to beat out most of the 200 projects competing for international top billing. Somerset Coun. Diane Holmes stated in a media release that the nomination is something Ottawa can be proud of. “I am thrilled to see recognition by the World Habitat Award for this fantastic example of what’s possible when government and local groups work to-

gether,” said Holmes. “It’s sustainable, it’s affordable, and it’s providing new family housing in an area where the only other houses going up are condos for singles and couples.” While Beaver Barracks has been well received by both residents and neighbours of the development, Sullivan said much more affordable housing needs to be built to sustain the current need in Ottawa. “This (development) is one step,” said Sullivan. “We’re waiting to see what the next steps will be.”

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EMC news - The Progressive Conservatives continue to lag behind the minority-governing Liberals in the polls, even though a lengthy list of scandals and controversies keep piling up. The latest, resulting in hundreds of millions of dollars spent to close two power plants, doesn’t seem to have boosted Tim Hudak’s party. But Carleton-Mississippi Mills MPP Jack MacLaren isn’t ready to blame scandals caused by the federal Conservatives or right-wing Toronto Mayor Rob Ford. “All these little problems don’t add up to much,” MacLaren said. “If something went wrong, if rules were broken, people should be held responsible. If nothing went wrong, they should be exonerated and we’ll move on.” A spring election was averted with the passage of the Liberal budget, after the NDP secured a number of gains for their supporters. MacLaren said the next best chance for an election, something his party has indicated they want to see happen sooner rather than later, is in the fall or next spring. He disagrees with critics who say the PCs should have at least tried to work with the Liberals to win a few concessions in the budget. The Drummond Report and others advocate a small ‘c’ conservative approach that has been largely ignored by the Liberals, he said. “The Liberals don’t even follow their own reports,” MacLaren said, a tone of frustration obvious in his voice. In a wide ranging interview, he continually returned to the issue of reducing GTA gridlock. He’s against raising taxes, but also wants to see money put toward improving the transit system and other parts of Toronto’s infrastructure. As for the Liberals hanging onto power in the face of many controversies, MacLaren isn’t

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second-guessing the party’s current policies. Many observers have interpreted their desire for “flexible labour markets” as code for union busting; could it, along with other far right promises, be responsible for low support in the polls? POSITIONS

“I don’t think so,” he said, pointing to an LCBO and OLG selloff as popular and centrist positions. As for conservative scandals affecting the party’s fortunes, and the Liberals staying in power despite their own, MacLaren didn’t seem to have any easy answers. “It’s bad for politics in general; it’s too bad these things are happening; but politicians are people and they make dumb mistakes,” he said. “How is it the NDP can bring themselves to support a government with that kind of track record? I find it disappointing as hell. We should be doing what’s right for the people of Ontario.” Since coming to power in 2003, the Liberals have racked up numerous scandals and controversies. Two of the biggies are: • Plans to construct gas-fired power plants in an environmentally sensitive area of Mississauga, and another in Oakville, had residents up in arms in June 2011. After several weeks of continual protests during the height of an election, the Ontario Liberals cancelled the gas plants. Opposition parties say the decision was not motivated by environmental concerns but

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sector workers earning over $100,000 has catapulted from 12,000 a decade ago to about 65,000 today. Introduction of the Ontario health premium when they promised not to raise taxes; • Delisting of OHIP-covered necessary health services after promising not to decrease services; • eHealth – delays in computerization of health records, sole-sourcing and untendered contracts accounted for much of the billion dollars in inefficient spending. • Slush-fund spending totalled $32 million over twoyear span with no formal application process or obvious accountability; • Ontario Lottery and Gaming scandal during the Liberal administration saw winnings stolen by retailers and OLG insiders, along with exorbitant expenses by OLG staff; • CancerCare Ontario audit revealed millions spent after a weak procurement process and lax documentation; • MPAC assessing homes much higher or lower than the true value; • Tax money destined to Children’s Aid Society was spent on luxury vehicles and vacations, even gym memberships and executive allowances for CAS management; • A tax was called a “fee” and applied to tires; • Untendered contracts were awarded to consultants and lobbyists, and more expensive lunches and vacations paid for under the Local Health Integration Networks; • The G20 summit saw illegal regulations used by police to detain people without cause, meaning martial law was set in Toronto to crush civil liberties like never before in Canadian history; • Auto insurance rates were promised to decrease 10 per cent during the 2003 election, but have since skyrocketed; • Smart meters cost $1 billion to implement but haven’t provided the promised cost savings.

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City Councillor, Kanata North June is a busy month with many important meetings on subjects that will affect the community. Details are below. For breaking news and updates go to my website.

DESIGN PLAN FOR EXPANSION LANDS ALONG MARCH ROAD 1st OPEN HOUSE, June 26, 6:30 p.m., Presentation at 7 p.m. ST. JOHN’S CHURCH HALL, 325 SANDHILL ROAD A major expansion of the urban boundary approved and the Community Design Plan first public meeting, the study process and background information and preliminary presented.

along March Road has been process has begun. At this schedule, guiding principles, design alternatives will be

This development will have a major impact on Kanata North – from transportation to retail to parks and recreation to services and more. You can participate in creating a new community from the beginning, so plan to attend and give your views.

KLONDIKE CROSSING AMENDMENTS SOUGHT ON MERSEY DRIVE A public consultation is scheduled on Monday, June 17th at 7:30 p.m. at the Old Town Hall for Minto to present an alternative proposal for a portion of their development along Mersey Dr. Residents can hear about the proposal and make comments to Minto representatives at the meeting.

RICHCRAFT RECREATION COMPLEX KANATA PROGRAMMING June 20, 7-9 p.m., Mlacak Centre, 2500 Campeau Dr. Now is the time to speak up and tell us what programs you would like in the Richcraft Recreation Complex Kanata (RRCK) on Innovation Drive. The Complex will open later this year and planning of the programs for the first year is underway. The City wants to ensure that the programs will meet the needs of Kanata North and West Carleton/March residents, so come with your suggestions. Also, remember to help us pay for the extras requested by the community by purchasing a time capsule or donating for a paver in the Community Legacy Walkway – directly or at the Big Rig event with Chris & Erin Phillips on June 24th.Details are at www.richcraftcomplex.ca or call my office.

JIM MALONE PARK Come on Saturday, June 15 at 1:00 p.m. as we name Goldridge Park the Jim Malone Park in recognition of Jim’s many contributions to our community. Mayor Watson, the Kanata Lakes Community Association and I will be present to honour Jim at the park dedication.

CASINO DEBATE A year ago City Council asked Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) to undertake a procurement process to determine a suitable location for a casino, giving consideration to the Rideau Carleton Raceway. That study is presently underway. Mayor Watson attempted to receive a commitment that the Raceway would be a secondary site if another location is recommended but that has not been accepted to date so he has put forward a motion to have only the Raceway site considered. I believe business decisions should be made by business not the City and also that a full public discussion should take place on whether a casino is right for Ottawa and on what process should be followed. We now have a month so I would appreciate hearing your views on casinos as soon as possible.

EVENTS JIM MALONE PARK - Dedication June 15, 1:00 p.m. at the Park on Goldridge Dr. MINTO’S KLONDIKE CROSSING DEVELOPMENT, June 17, 7:30 p.m., Old Town Hall, 821 March Rd., meeting about changes to the plan KANATA NORTH COMMUNITY AWARDS CELEBRATION, June 18, 6:30 p.m., Mlacak Centre, 2500 Campeau Dr PROGRAMMING FOR RICHCRAFT RECREATOIN COMPLEX KANATA, June 20, 7-9 p.m., Mlacak Centre, 2500 Campeau Dr. R0012155069

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EMC news – It’s a bill likely unite all three parties at Queen’s Park even if critics say it will divide Canadians. Jack MacLaren says he is getting plenty of support all around for his private member’s bill to prevent Quebec construction companies from bidding on Ontario contracts. The Progressive Conservative MPP for Carleton-Mississippi Mills introduced the Fairness is a Two-Way Street Act in the legislature on May 29. It made it through the first reading. Although private member’s bills rarely become law, he is confident this one – similar to one passed when Mike Harris was premier in 1999, but killed by the Liberals in 2006 – will. “I think we’ll get support from all three parties,” MacLaren said. “ They realize it is not fair.” If the bill makes it past third reading, construction projects on the Ontario side will be off limits to Quebecers. While there is no formal ban of Ontario contractors on the Quebec side, MacLaren said he hears regularly from locals who find the red tape and other hurdles make it next to impossible to win Quebec contracts. “It’s a bit of tit for tat,” he added. “We are protecting our rights and Ontario jobs.” PROTECTIONISM

Critics say it is unconservative to promote what amounts to protectionism. MacLaren appears willing to take the heat to force Quebec’s hand. He said if they make it easier for Ontario contractors, he is willing to do the same for Quebec’s. Ottawa is lucrative for Quebec contractors with hospitals, businesses and more needing work done from time to time, and especially the city’s $2.1 million light-rail project. If the law comes into effect, companies that break it could face a fine up to $25,000 a day; workers could be on the hook for $2,000 per day. Among those that would have to change its ways is the City of Ottawa. Last year it hired 30 Quebecers to remove snow instead of Ontario truck drivers. Although the Parti Quebecois government’s inclination is toward protectionism, the province is reeling from a corruption scandal involving construction companies and may move toward cleaning up the rules in the future.

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The Conservatives have accumulated numerous scandals and controversies since coming to power in 2006. Some of which include the following: • Perhaps the most significant is the Robocalls scandal, which sees one party member facing charges. A federal judge recently ruled that electoral fraud occurred in ridings across the country in the last election, though not to a point to change the outcome. Judge Richard Mosley didn’t single out the party or its members, but he found the person or people involved had access to the Conservatives highly expensive voter list. And that the fraud was high-tech and widespread. It has left critics saying elements in the party subverted some Canadians’ right to vote, the foundation of democracy. • The F-35 jets could cost almost twice the government’s initial estimate of $16 billion. That doesn’t include engines and in the eyes of some experts is inappropriate for the Canadian military. • The highly respected International Science Journal lambasted Harper for his dismissal of science, funding cuts to science programs and muting government scientists. • Harper’s prorogation of parliament is viewed as more crassly motivated for political gain than other governments’. • The mandatory long-form census, important to municipal planners and others, was replaced with a voluntary version. It is considered by many statisticians, businesses and NGO groups to be less useful. • The Conservatives believe the public service in Ottawa had a Liberal bias, which led Harper to strip much of its policy development functions. Federal workers are largely implementers today. • Harper denied a House of Commons request to turn over documents on the Afghan detainees’ affair until forced by the speaker, who said he was in breach of parliamentary privilege, resulting in the first of two unprecedented contempt of parliament rulings. • A handbook on how to disrupt

parliamentary committees, which play a crucial role in checking against a prime minister’s power, was handed to committee heads by the Conservative party. Harper’s promise to allow committees to select their own chairs was dropped. And he ordered cabinet ministers’ staffers to not testify before committees. • Harper, during the coalition crisis of 2008, said the opposition leader does not have the right to take power without an election. It betrayed a lack of understanding about how the system works. • The Conservatives have significantly ramped up blocking measures where it comes to access to information. They have also suppressed research to an extent that they’ve openly challenged the idea that research, empirical evidence and erudition central to democracy. • Arthur Porter, named as Security Intelligence Review Committee chairman in 2010, fled the country a year later and was recently arrested

in Panama on fraud charges. • Former Harper advisor Bruce Carson was accused of influence peddling. • Former defence minister Maxine Bernier resigned after forgetting classified documents at his girlfriend’s place. She had ties to the Hell’s Angels. • Former International Cooperation Minister Bev Oda was accused of misleading parliament by withholding financial costs of programs. • Defence minister Peter MacKay added patronage appointments to the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and is now accused of trying to orchestrate a coverup. There are numerous examples of patronage appointments under the Harper regime, including the deputy chairman of the CRTC. • The already finished Canada Action Plan cost taxpayers $26 million over three months. Because the program was done, the ads are considered election ads being paid for by Canadians.

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EMC news – While the opposition hammers at Prime Minister Stephen Harper over the Mike Duffy scandal, a local MP is sticking to his side. “I am pleased the prime minister confirmed he didn’t know about this event,” said Gordon O’Connor, the Conservative whip. “He was completely taken aback. We are pleased he is not involved.” Senator Mike Duffy accepted $90,000 from Harper’s now-former chief of staff, Nigel Wright, to pay off expense claims deemed improper. O’Connor, like many Conservatives, is distancing himself from the P.E.I. senator and Wright, saying the affair was improper. “This is wrong. You cannot provide funds to a politician. Mr. Wright made a serious mistake,” O’Connor said. “I’m sure he had good intentions. But the road to hell is paved with good intentions.” He doesn’t buy the line some Conservative supporters use when they say $90,000 is a drop in the bucket compared to the billions spent by the Ontario Liberals. He said it is true former premier Dalton McGuinty wasted a lot of taxpayers’ money, but that doesn’t excuse what happened in the federal government’s case. In light of four appointments Harper has made to the Senate, all plagued by scandals, and a number of other questionable appointments, O’Connor was asked if the prime minister’s judgment should be brought into question. “He’s made 3,000 appointments, he can’t possibly know everything about all of them.” A CTV poll last week revealed just 13 per cent of respondents believe Harper is telling the truth when he says he didn’t know about the Duffy-Wright scandal. If accurate, that would mean many in the Conservative base distrust the leader. But O’Connor indicated the scandal has blown over. “People were upset when they didn’t know what was happening. Now they know what’s going on,” said the Carleton-Mississippi Mills MP. “I don’t think there is any permanent damage to the brand.” He wouldn’t share what was said

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Chronic migraine more than headaches EMC news - June is migraine awareness month and a great opportunity to remember that this neurological disorder is complex and to distinguish chronic migraine from episodic migraine. Chronic migraine is characterized by 15 headache days or more per month, affects nearly 370,000 Canadians, and is the 19th most debilitating disease according to the World Health Organization. “One of the main issues is that only 20 per cent of patients are well diagnosed and treated, which is why we must do everything we can to raise public awareness,” said Dr. Martin Veilleux, a neurologist at the Queen Elizabeth Health Complex in Montreal. Veilleux treats more than 100 patients for chronic migraine and says it is one of the most misunderstood neurological disorders. Both men and women are affected by chronic migraine. Women, however, are three times more likely to suffer from them. “All too often, the seriousness of the disorder is downplayed,” Veilleux said. “Mild headaches and episodic headaches are very common among the general population and are often confused with chronic migraine, which is therefore not taken seriously enough. Yet chronic migraine can have a significant negative impact on a person’s social and family life and seriously affect their productivity at work. A new website, www.mychronicmigraine.ca, provides a range of information about chronic migraine as well as a list of specialists treating this condition in Canada. Before seeing your family doctor to determine whether you or a relative suffer from chronic migraines, it is advisable to keep a record of your headaches and migraines, including their intensity and the pain relievers taken.

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New languages course at Wabano Michelle Nash michelle.nash@metroland.com

EMC news - Starting this September, the Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health will hold credited Algonquin and Cree courses for interested people of all ages. The new languages program is thanks to Janice Ling, a language instructor and director of the International Languages School of Eastern Ontario. Ling, who runs Chinese and Spanish classes said a recent interaction with a teacher who teachers Algonquin inspired her to create a course available to people from across the city. “The teacher told me that some of the Aboriginal communities are losing their languages, or once they come to the city, don’t use it the same,” Ling said. She then made it her mission to find a way to offer these languages to the public and found funding for the program through the French Catholic school board’s international languages program. “Chinese for example, you can learn in any international program, but you can’t do the same with Algonquin,” Ling said. “I would like to make it the norm.” Ling said without the support from the school board, none of this would be possible. “The board figured out how to find the funding,” Ling said. “When people collaborate, impossible things happen.” The languages program will offer two classes: one for school children, and one credited course for high school students and adults. Space is limited, with a maximum of 18 students per class. The classes will take place at the Wabano centre every Thursday from 6:15 to 8:30 p.m. The cost to take the credited high school course is $30, simply to cover registration costs. Children up to Grade 8 are free. The languages instructor said the goal would be make Aboriginal and First Nations languages as easy to learn as any other language. The program isn’t just about learning a language -- it’s also about learning about the culture and Ling said there is no better place to learn then at Wabano. “It’s a spiritual space,” she said. “If the public uses the space, they are not only learning a language, they are taking in culture.” Lynn Fletcher is the culture coordinator for Wabano and she said she expects there to be a lot of interest in the classes. “Since we opened the new cen-

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Students from the first International Languages School of Eastern Ontario class visited Parliament building this past year. The languages school will now offer Algonquin and Cree courses at the Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health. tre, I have been asked by the community about a languages program,” Fletcher said. “We have had some language courses in the past, but the funding only lasted for so long. Thanks to the French Catholic board, these courses will be able to be offered for a long time.” Fletcher said although there are more than 60 Aboriginal languages, Algonquin has similarities with many and by taking the course students may have the ability to converse with many different First Nations, Aboriginals and Métis. According to a 2011 Stats Canada survey Aboriginals who can conduct a conversation in a traditional language is in decline. Only 17 per cent of the population who

identified as Aboriginal responded that they were able to converse in an Aboriginal language, down from 2006 when 21 per cent said they were able to converse in an Aboriginal language. In that same report, Stats Canada found that only 4,305 non-Aboriginal people reported knowing an Aboriginal language. For the school board’s international languages program coordinator Frank Da Costa, he said it’s a shame that more Canadians, do not know any Aboriginal languages. “It really struck me that no one is teaching this. It’s crazy for us not to do this,” he said. “If we are able to do this, if we can help make more people capable of speaking one of these languages, we are going to do it.” Working with Wabano, Da Costa said, just made sense. “We like to have our schools where our community is, now all we need is the students,” he said. Currently, the board serves more than 6,000 students learning 20 different languages through its languages program.

Da Costa said more than 70 per cent of the students taking the courses are students from outside the board. In addition to adding the Cree and Algonquin language courses, the board will also add Angolan and Swahili. Da Costa said ultimately, he would like to also offer other Aboriginal and Inuit languages to the program, and is currently reaching out to other organizations to see if that is a possibility. “These language courses give them (the students) not only the knowledge of a language, but also about the culture,” Da Costa said. “I like to say that the extra languages we teach open up the children and students to the world and the world to them.” Email languages@hotmail.ca to register for the Algonquin or Cree languages courses. Visit educationpermanente.ecolecatholique.ca or email Da Costa at dacosf@ecolecatholique.ca for more information about the course, or other language courses offered by the French board.


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EMC news - The pedals, the floor, the seats, basically everything in the small plane vibrate furiously as pilot Matt Pearson takes off. The engine makes a strange loud whooshing sound as it ascends and the intercom crackles distressingly. The entire plane shifts, bumps as the wind picks up. He isn’t worried. He’s been flying for ages, logging hundreds upon hundreds of flight hours and he plans to add a few more during the Young Eagles Rally on June 15. With seven other pilots, he plans to share his love of flying by bringing children, between the ages of eight and 17, up in the air. The free event is put on at the Carp Airport, hosted by the local chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA). As well as the experience, the children receive a log book, a free flight training course and a magazine. The goal of the event is to spread aeronautics passion. “We are enthusiasts, we like what we do,” said Young Eagle Coordinator Alfio Ferrara. “There is going to be a kid out there that is going to benefit from this.” “Choosing it as a career, a hobby later on in life or be connected in one way or another,” he added. “It’s sharing our enthusiasm.” With the increase security and privatization in commercial airports, many young people don’t get to experience airplanes up close and personal. Both Ferrara and Pearson volun-

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The Young Eagles Rally event invites kids to fly in two-passenger airplanes for free next weekend. Pilots Alfio Ferrara and Matt Pearson are excited to share their passion for planes with the kids. teer their time to give these kids the opportunity to foster a love of flying. “When you really love to do something, you just want to pass it on to somebody else,” said Ferrara. It can be a very expensive hobby to take up, with recreational pilot license costing a minimum of $5,000 or so. There are, however, different avenues enthusiasts can take to fuel their passion to limit costs.

Pearson got his licence through the Royal Canadian Air Cadets. “They have flying scholarships,” he said. “They’ll actually pay to get your licence. That’s a good way to do it.” There are alternatives to purchasing aircrafts as well. Bit by bit, like consuming an elephant, Ferrara and his wife built an aircraft in their garage. “The whole thing is big,” he said. “It’s like building a house. It’s not

going to be done overnight. It takes effort, continuous effort. So instead of watching TV you go in the garage in the evening.” It may have taken six years of hard work, but now they can fully enjoy it, taking trips down south whenever the mood strikes. The EAA chapter is also congruently holding its monthly meeting at 10 a.m. on the morning of the event. Children and their families are

Seniors on Site gives back to elderly Steph Willems steph.willems@metroland.com

EMC news - An Ottawa company is taking its mandate to assist seniors one step further. Seniors on Site has helped Ottawa seniors with daily living needs for the past five years, is donating $5 from each new client to three key service providers: the Eastern Ontario Resource Centre, Good Companions and Rural Ottawa South Support Services. Seniors on Site employs experienced independent contractors, all over the age of 50, to meet the support needs of its clients, whether for transportation, companionship, housework and all the other things required for independent living.

“We work closely with the resource centres of Ottawa and surrounding areas and it makes perfect sense for us to be able to give back to these facilities, which do such a phenomenal job helping everyone in the community,” said Caroline Inman, client services manager for SOS. “For many, getting assistance from the centres is a lifeline and not everyone is in a position to be able to afford private agencies. We are very proud to support their independent efforts in helping seniors and families, and hope this can be the start of a great initiative on our part to continue to give back.” Inman said that all support agencies struggle to get the most care to clients that their funding and fundraising can provide;

as a result, there are many referrals made to other providers. In this mutually respectful environment, companies like SOS naturally want to help their comrades. In the five years SOS has been inexistence, they have helped more than 200 families and individuals meet their specific needs. People can access their services on an as-needed basis, whether it is for a single ride to a doctor’s appointment, or care and companionship on an ongoing basis. Inman said SOS’s first ever client, a 92year-old woman, is still on their client list. June is Seniors Month in the province of Ontario. More information on this initiative can be found at sosonsite.com or by calling 613422-7676.

welcome to attend. Flying techniques and other aerospace subjects will be discussed. Once the meeting wraps up the kiddies take over at noon. “We do registration, we do a bit of ground introduction for the children,” said Ferrara. “How the intercom works,” he added. “We’ll show you how to get on because you have to walk on top of the wing, into the seat. It’s almost like getting into a bathtub for this type of plane.” They hold little workshops like how to build components of a wing (wing ribs) out of wood and glue, as well as other activities to keep the kids interested while they wait for a ride, said Ferrara. Once they are properly introduced to the basics, they are taken up into the sky for a 15-20 minute trip. For those with a daring spirit and strong stomach, the opportunity to take over the reigns may come up. “We really want to make sure that somebody who is really interested in flying has the opportunity to be up there and actually enjoy it,” said Ferrara. Whether somebody enjoys flying on a small airplane is discovered within a few minutes of being up in the clouds. The pilots do reassure the kids that there is no shame in calling a flight off if motion sickness or fear strikes. It also isn’t always obvious who will love flying and who will find themselves biting their nails. “I’m terrified of heights,” Pearson admitted. “But I’m fine in an airplane.” “I never get the flying that I’m going to fall,” he added. “It’s a very different feeling then being up on a ladder.” The event is free to attend, but requires registration in order to properly plan out the afternoon. To sign up, please reserve your spot with Alfio Ferrera at young.eagles@ eaa245.org. For more information please visit www.245.eaachapter.org.

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Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson joined Laureen Harper and students from St. Michael Catholic High School in proclaiming June as Soles4Souls month in the city. The initiative collects donated shoes for use by those in developing countries.

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EMC news - Few things are as basic and useful as footwear, which is why a growing initiative is aiming to put more shoes on the feet of those who need them. Soles4Souls is seeking to collect 100,000 pairs of donated shoes in the Ottawa area and now has the support of some powerful partners. On June 5, Soles4Souls Month was declared in Ottawa by Mayor Jim Watson, who spoke at the recently opened Dymon self-storage building at Carling Avenue and the Queensway. Dymon Storage will be using its trucks to ship collected shoes to sorting centres in preparation for their journey overseas. A large shipment will be bound for Rwanda in July. “The fact is, the majority of people in Ottawa take wearing shoes for granted,” said Steve Creighton, senior vice-president of Dymon Storage. “Despite our prosperity, many people in our community do not own proper footwear,” he said. “At the same time, many people around the world face even greater hardships. In many countries, shoes can prevent life-threatening disease, injury and illness.” Creighton thanked charity supporter Laureen Harper for attending the announcement and declared that after just four official days of this year’s initiative, more than 25,000 pairs of shoes have been collected. Soles4Souls is teaming up this year with Sole Responsibility, an Ottawabased charity. The idea behind Soles4Souls came

in the aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, when a Nashville shoe executive collected 250,000 shoes as part of the relief efforts. Following Hurricane Katrina the following year, the same group of companies collected 1 million shoes. Soles4Souls officially formed the year after that. The Canadian branch formed four years ago following the Haiti earthquake, and the campaign came to Ottawa for the first time last year. “It was one of those charities that was just so practical and sensible, just like shoes are in many ways,” said Watson. “The City of Ottawa is very proud to support the Soles4Souls campaign. We’re eager to bring awareness to the cause through events like this and to be an active participant in the campaign. Individuals can drop off gently-used shoes at city locations like city hall or at one of seven City of Ottawa recreation facilities that are designated drop-off centres.” Students from St. Michael Catholic High School in Kemptville were also on hand for the proclamation. Their social justice club hopped on board the initiative following a suggestion by teacher Heather Kingsburg. “Our school brought in 560 pairs of shoes over the course of two weeks,” said member Chloe Preston, who joined club member Jordan Konery in speaking about the school’s enthusiasm over the initiative. Kingsburg said it was the first time their school had participated in Soles4Souls, and implied it wouldn’t be the last time they did, either. “I highly doubt it,” she said. “It was very well received.”

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Charity barbecue to help the Youth Services Bureau “We thought it was high time to bring something to the Eastern Canada, to let people in this part of the country who might not otherwise travel abroad to gain the benefit of some of the leading instructors in the world,” Smith said. The event is divided into the two days, Smith said, so students from all levels can gain instruction on a variety of different fencing styles. “Yes, it will be competitive, but it is not a competition,” Smith said. “The winner is the person chosen among the participants as having shown the best display of the art, with the best sportsmanship, or dare we say ‘chivalric demeanor.’ ” Participants will be divided into factions to challenge and fight one another in amicable competition. The community is encouraged to come out and cheer on the swordsmen and wom-

en, while they challenge each other. The Sunday event will also have a charity barbecue that will help raising money for the Youth Services Bureau. The organization has helped raise money for the Youth Services Bureau in the past, and felt hosting a barbecue was a great way to included them in their first event. “We thought we could continue to help the organization we’ve grown to have a relationship with by inviting them to provide our fighters with valuable sustenance during their day-long adventure,” Smith said. There are 30 active members in the organization who come out to the regularly scheduled training sessions at the centre on Wednesday night from 7 to 10 p.m. There is a free trial class offered each week beginning at 8 p.m. for individuals who

are interested in seeing if swordplay is for them. “It is great exercise, and addresses the imagination. Who hasn’t, as a child, dreamt of being a musketeer or a knight?” Smith said. “The sword is a weapon that captures the imagination, and people are drawn to swordplay for fun, for the love of history, or for the practice of a serious martial system.” Bernard Emmerich said he comes out because regardless of size or sex, people have a chance to hold their own in the ring. The club practices a number of different historical European Martial Arts including art of Armizare, a holistic art (wrestling, dagger, arming sword, long sword, spear and pole axe). Visit armizare.com for more information about the upcoming festival, or to learn more about the organization’s traning sessions, or swordplay.

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EMC lifestyle – Chris Cameron is taking his passion for climbing to new heights. The avid outdoors enthusiast, explorer, and social activist will be setting sail from Cape Town, South Africa on Jan. 4, 2014, with the goal to climb South America’s second highest peak, Ojos Del Salado, located in the desolate Atacama Desert. But this isn’t just any ordinary climb. For the past year, Cameron has been heavily involved in an initiative called My Kape, an international effort focused on promoting “conscious climbing.” From an early age, nature beckoned to him, and he found himself immersed in a world of outdoor activities. Playing outdoor sports and activities became his favourite pasttime, and in the end, it gave him the opportunity to experience competitive sports. Cameron’s love of sports would catapult him across the world to Europe where he competed in the Junior Marathon Worlds for one of his die-hard passions: flat-water kayaking. It even took him to Florida where he learned to surf. “(Sports) was a great way to travel and see parts of the world I never had seen before,” he said. But he soon found his drive for competing in sports diminishing, and realized it wasn’t for him. “With competitive sports, it requires so much self-focus,” he said. “There is so much based on external validation. I just felt like there was something missing.” Cameron spent a few years in what he called a transition phase, searching for the one area in his life he was missing. One summer, when he turned 11, would change his life forever. It was at this age where his love for learning about international development issues would be revealed after attending a six-week summer camp designed to introduce youngsters to global issues. But little did he know climbing, mixed with an appreciation to spread awareness of world issues, would eventually be his calling. He remembers travelling to China with his parents when he was 12. “That was my first real experience being in such a diverse country,” he said. “It was an eye-opening experience; there would be such huge con-

The trip, though, is as much about education as it is awareness.Throughout the course of the expedition, team photographers and videographers will document the trip, drawing attention to what the group will accomplish. “It’s a learning opportunity for us and them,” he said. “It’s a fantastic amalgamation of various interests and social justice issues that are often overlooked.” Cameron said they hope to provide a human face to the issues at hand, and bring that knowledge back to their homelands. “We are hoping that we can build these bridges, and hoping they can be inspired,” he added. “We’ll be mapping where we go, and highlighting the villages we visit. We want to connect with them, and create a sense of global citizenship.” For Cameron, the journey begins in a few weeks’ time, SABINE GIBBINS/METROLAND when he will head to Cape South Ottawa resident Chris Cameron’s passion for climbing and his constant thirst for learning about global issues will Town, South Africa, for sailing lessons. take him on another adventure this coming January. But while the journey lies trasts in different areas of the “It’s become such an indus- Choice for Adventure of To kick off the expedition, ahead, so does the realizacountry, from intense poverty try now; people tend to forget 2012. the team will be racing in the tion it will not come without to wealth. It really sparked my to enjoy the whole experience Cameron is now in his sev- Cape to Rio Yacht Race, one a financial burden.\Thanks to international focus. A certain of it. When you let your ego enth year of undergrad studies of the most highly anticipated generous sponsors, the team mentality started to happen to get in the way, you become of International Development races across the South Atlan- will be well-equipped along me.” at Carleton University and has tic which draws spectators the way, as climbing gear very negative.” As he grew older, he con“There is something so ambitions to one day go to and competitors from around doesn’t come without an often tinued to enjoy sports on the peaceful about connecting to med school. hefty price. the world. side, but never ceased to find the world and being on that Cameron said additional After arriving in Rio de a balance combining both his rock face. It’s such a pure moJaneiro, Brazil, they’ll make sponsors and donors are still KAPE 2 love for outdoor activities and ment.” their way south the glacier- welcome to come on board an international outlook. In 2012, Cameron joined The objective behind My ridden lands of Patagonia, and and support the expedition. In the past year, climbing Fitchen and the My Kape Kape is to climb all of the then back north to Ojos Del For Cameron, this is only has been his main focus, he team in their first expedition seven second summits – the Salado, and eventually to Peru the beginning of his own said, and he takes every op- to climb Mount Kenya. personal journey. The climb second highest peaks on each to climb Artesonraju. portunity he can when he’s And, he said, it was about of the seven continents. On the way, they’ll make is just one part of that. The home to climb. so much more than just the Kape 2 Atacama will set stops at schools, organizations 23-year-old said he has been destination. sail from Cape Town in the and projects which promote extremely fortunate to be immersed in the world, and has “I was hooked,” he said of new year, and will take ap- My Kape’s spirit. THE CLIMB his first climb. Like Kape 2 Kenya, they’ll been keen in getting to know proximately nine months to The My Kate ethos is about complete. facilitate a variety of activities each place he’s visited, someHis first real glimpse into The journey is along the to school children which pro- times in harsh circumstances. international development climbing, travelling, and livTo Cameron, it’s about the work started in India, where ing in a manner that is socially same lines as that of its prede- mote and support individuals he was working for an NGO and environmentally respon- cessor as the team continues to and organizations currently journey and not the destinapromote the My Kape ideal of engaged in innovative prac- tion. and earning wages working at sible. For more information, Determined to stay carbon travelling and climbing in as tices within their community a hostel two years ago. It was there he met his good neutral, the Kape 2 Kenya environmentally responsible to promote environmental sus- please visit www.mykape. com. tainability. friend and climbing partner (K2K) team travelled over way as possible. Kai Fitchen, a South African 14,000 kilometres (Cape native who, at the age of 15, Town to the peak of Mount Kenya and back) only by foot climbed Mount Kilimanjaro. The two became fast and public transport, often friends, and Cameron could cramped up in over-packed, feel the excitement building humid, chicken-ridden buses. In an effort to draw attenas Fitchen explained the goal behind My Kape – climbing in tion to environmental issues, the team also visited more than a socially responsible way. Their carbon footprint, 600 students at their schools for instance, will be limited to share K2K eco-programs to only using transportation and discuss the importance of sustainability. wherever required. The expedition took nearly What they’re trying to do Hello! just checking if you will notice me. As you have guessed my name is DESTINY. I just celebrated is get back to the basics of six months to complete, and my second birthday few months back and my wish while I was blowing my candle out was for you climbing while learning about was an enormous success. to come and get me to OUR HOME. So far nothing happened ... you did not come but I did not give up the world around them, said Not only did they accomplish yet. I am playful, happy and a little darling, love to be petted & brushed. I am vaccinated, spayed and all their objectives for the exCameron. ready to go... Just need you to pick me up. “There is such a commer- pedition, but they also manFor adopting this or any other cat contact GWEN at 613-258-2622. Check out the Website cialization of climbing,” said aged to attract media attention www.countrycatrescue.com for available cats and more info. 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EMC news - Former police chief and Conservative Senator Vern White said it’s time for Canadians to have their say. During a talk at a Greater Nepean Chamber of Commerce breakfast held at the Centurion Conference and Event Centre on June 6, White took some time to talk about controversy surrounding some of his colleagues. “It’s nothing like I faced in policing,” White said of the controversy surrounding Senators Mike Duffy, Pamela Wallin and Patrick Brazeau. “There I had officers killed or officers kill people.” White said the main difference between dealing with similar issues as police chief and how the government is dealing with the embattled Senate is that loyalty has been placed over integrity. “They are the two most important things in policing,” he said. “Loyalty is important when I am going on a call with my partner. I have to know that he will potentially put his life on the line to protect me. But by the same token he has to know that if he does something wrong, like punch a suspect, that integrity trumps loyalty.” INTEGRITY

White said integrity was so important to him as a police chief that he fired officers he liked and officers he thought, other than the infraction; were good police officers. “But they no longer deserved my loyalty to continue on the police force,” he said. Recently White wrote to the Senate Ethics officer asking her to investigate a $1.7-million offshore trust that reports say names Liberal Senator Pana Merchant as a beneficiary. He said the situation in the Senate is made more difficult by the fact that loyalty is being placed over integrity in some cases. “There are some people that don’t deserve our loyalty,” he said. White said he wouldn’t have joined the Senate if there wasn’t talk of reform. He said one of the positive outcomes of the controversy is that Canadians have never been more plugged into what they expect from the Senate. “We need to ask Canadians what they want to see, and to be fair that could be abolishment,” he said. “But if people want to see regional representation in areas where they don’t have any representation, that’s what we need to be doing.” COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

He said one of the reasons most people come to the Senate is because of what they have done in their communities. “There are more Order of Canadas there than any other place I have seen,” he said. White, a Kanata resident, is often asked to speak about community engagement. He came to policing after being on the wrong side of the law a couple of times during his teen years in Cape Breton. But a job bartending at a little pub put him into contact with RCMP officers. “I used to ask them about policing and what

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AUCTION SALE FOR Mrs. Mildred Ribbink Saturday, June 22 @ 10 a.m. #1244 Drummond Conc. 1, Perth From Perth Rd.( Conc. 2) take Ebert Rd. or from Hwy 43 between Perth and Smiths Falls take Churchill Rd. New Handicap Chair Lift for Stairs. Antiques: Charlie McCarthy ventriloquist doll; scales; hand painted doll china; toy top; # 8 Medicine Hat butter churn; wicker fern stand; butter box; Medalta crocks; sap buckets; old canner; steamer trunk; wooden blanket box; settee; oil lamp; mantle clock; washstands; claw foot parlor table; doll case; dressers; hall table; wicker chairs; platform rocker; oak dining table; retro chrome kitchen table; single iron bed; etc Selling: Pink Depression; Noritake; Royal Winton 1952 china; linens; cups & saucers; kitchen ware; small appliances; Woods upright freezer; humidifier; dehumidifier; aluminum roast pan; Poulan Pro 2042 riding mower like new with 125 hrs; Poulan push mower; leaf blower; Kipor 1300 digital camp generator; Broil King BBQ; garden tools; plus more

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Garage sale- Beveridges Locks, 193 Rideau St. Sat. June 15, 8-3. Household items, tools, and misc. Includes a treadmill, folding cott, single bed, 8 track stereo, 9” bandsaw, 16” scroll saw and Delta grinder.

Moving and Garage Sale, teak dining room, maple bedroom set, cherry corner entertainment unit with 4-sets of bookshelves, teak end tables, maple coffee table & end tables etc, as well as garage sale items, (furniture items available for viewing prior to sale) 229 Heather Cres Almonte (off Conc 8)Sat-urday June 15th, 8-12 613-256-2396/ evngs 613-256-1149/days

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Mrs. Ribbink has sold her home and is moving to a retirement residence. Quality auction of antiques and household items. Terms: Cash, Cheque, Visa, MC, Debit joyntauctioncompany.com 613-285-7494

GARAGE SALE Calabogie Contents Sale! 319 Kennedy Rd. Sat., June 15th from 8-2. See www.sellmystuffcanada.com for photos of all available items. Camping equipment, books, LPs, 45s, quilting- (stencils, magazines, books), kitchen vintage tools, Christmas items, stationary, crafts, Canon printer. Sat. June 15, 8-1. 35 Rutherford Cres., Beaverbrook, Kanata.

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School Bus Drivers WantLIVESTOCK ed. Flexible part-time, free training, competitive wage. Premier Bus Lines. Charolais Heifers, One and two years, bred cows. (613)253-8863. Young cows with calves at their side. Bull and stockers, $750. Easterbrook Farms. 613-925-4557 or 613-803-3741. Bridlewood- Experienced Caregiver has space MARINE available. Plenty of TLC; nutritious meals/snacks; Marine Mechanic- stop outdoor/indoor play; non- waiting 2-3 weeks for sersmoking environment. Ex- vice, fast turn around. cellent references. Call We’ll look at your boat within days. Reasonable 613-271-1560. rates, 35 years experience. My SunShine Daycare! in 613-267-3470. Katimavik Kanata! Experienced Mom, looking for MORTGAGES more kids to join daycare family! 613-831-1576 $$MONEY$$ CONSOLIDATE Debts Mortgages to HUNTING SUPPLIES 90% No income, Bad credit OK! Better Option MortCanadian Firearm/Hunter gage #10969 1-800-282Safety Courses. Call Dave 1169 www.mortgageontaArbour 613-257-7489 or rio.com visit www.valleysportsmanshow.com for FINANCIAL / INCOME TAX dates and details of courses near you. CHRONICLE DIAMOND Hunter Safety/Canadian AWARD WINNER Fire-arms Courses and ex2009, 2010 & 2011 ams throughout the year. Held once a month at SATURN ACCOUNTING Carp. Call Wenda Cochran SERVICES 613-256-2409. 613-832-4699

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Berkshire cross weaners; Born April 12th. 4 gilts and 4 boars available. Price is $100 each. Telephone 613-395-4569. Polled Limousin bulls. 18 months. Registered with papers. 613-268-2258 evenings 6-9 p.m.

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Our Regional Assault Care Program is seeking a permanent part-time Registered Nurse to join our team to provide acute care and outpatient services to women, men and children who are victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, elder abuse and child abuse. Care includes medical care for injuries, testing and prophylaxis, forensic evidence collection and standardized forensic documentation, and crisis intervention. The incumbent also provides follow-up care, and participates in staff and community education and research projects. As part of a mobile on-call team, the incumbent is required to work scheduled on-call and be able to respond to a call at the Renfrew Victoria Hospital and/or the Pembroke Regional Hospital within 60 minutes. The ideal candidate has a minimum of three to five years of nursing experience. Preference will be given to candidates with Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner certification; experience and understanding of issues related to adult sexual assault/ partner abuse, pediatric abuse; crisis intervention skills, nurse education experience and computer skills.

The ideal candidate will have: • A minimum of 1 year related experience • Be a good communicator • Be friendly and coopera�ve • Have a mechanical ap�tude • Have the ability to examine and evaluate detail • Assist with set-up, opera�on, and maintenance of the web press as directed by the first press operator • Good Health and Safety ethics

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If you are a interested in one of these positions, please apply in writing by 16:00 hours on June 28, 2013, to Julia Boudreau, Vice President, Corporate Services, Renfrew Victoria Hospital, 499 Raglan Street North, Renfrew, Ontario, K7V 1P6 or hr@renfrewhosp.com. Although we appreciate all responses, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted. Renfrew Victoria Hospital is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace wellness; a recent criminal record check is a requirement for employment.

Job Requirements: • Commitment to quality, produc�vity and appren�ce program • Able to take direc�ons from various press operators • Upon comple�on of training, should be capable of filling-in for 2nd press operator as required • Retrieve and prepare rolls for produc�on • Good colour comprehension • Effec�ve communica�on within a team environment • Posi�ve, pro-ac�ve behaviour Interested candidates please respond to: A�n: Walter Dubas Fax (613) 283-7480 E-mail wdubas@perfprint.ca This job closes July 3rd, 2013 We thank all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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St. Paul’s Anglican Cemetery 9th Line, Diamondview Road, Memorial Service will be held in the cemetery on Sunday June 16th, 2013 at 1:30 pm. (bring your lawn chairs)

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Specific Responsibili�es: • Assist Operators where needed • Learn the paper feeding aspect of the posi�on • Perform various departmental func�ons • Keep area clean and hazard free • Transport finished product to appropriate departments

World Class Drummer From Five Man Electrical Band, is accepting new students for private lessons. Call Steve 613-831-5029. www.

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Resumes should be e-mailed to careers@dica.ca Deadline for submission is June 28. Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

DZ DRIVERS

There’s Hippies Up The Line! You’ll laugh. You’ll cry. You’ll stand up and shout Hallelujah! Reserve now for Stone Fence Theatre’s new musical comedy by Ish Theilheimer and Johanna Zomers. Opens July 16, with shows in Eganville, Barry’s Bay and Killaloe. www.stonefence.ca 613-628-6600Toll-Free 1-866-310-1004.

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Our Pharmacy Department is adding a full-time Pharmacist to continue to support high quality pharmaceutical care as well as to assist with the implementation of two major initiatives: Unit Dose and Pharmacy Automation. Reporting to the Director of Pharmacy Services, the Pharmacist must have licensure or eligibility for licensure with the Ontario College of Pharmacists, as well as strong communication, interpersonal, analytical and problem-solving skills. Experience in a hospital setting and recent clinical experience working with Accreditation Canada Standards will be considered strong assets. Clinical responsibilities will include: coordinating the distribution and storage of drugs; evaluating drug therapy for a wide variety of inpatients and outpatients including dialysis and oncology patients; and, consulting with other members of the health care team.

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DICA Electronics Ltd, a Carleton Place company, is looking for a motivated and well organized Administrative Assistant for a one-year maternity leave contract. Reporting to the Office Manager, this role includes answering phones, general reception and administrative support. The successful candidate will possess a High School diploma and have some clerical experience.

JOB SUMMARY: Metroland Media (formerly Performance Prin�ng) located in Smiths Falls is accep�ng resumes for the posi�on of 3rd Press Helper in the Web Department.

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Dave on Doody Pet Waste Removal. From regular scoop-ups to one time clean-ups. Call Dave at 613219-1178 or email daveondoody@hotmail.com or visit www.daveondoody.com

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OMNI-Almonte Country Haven has an opening for the position of Clinical Care Coordinator, a full time 75 hr. biweekly management position. This opening is for a maternity leave from September 2013 to September 2014 at our 82 bed long term care home in Almonte. The position is open to an RPN with a certiďŹ cate of competence, and in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario. The interested candidate will have at least one year experience as an RPN within a LTC setting and at least two years experience as an RPN in a managerial position within healthcare. Please submit your resume by June 28, 2013 to: Marilyn Colton, Administrator Almonte Country Haven, 333 Country Street Almonte, ON K0A 1A0 Ph.: 613-256-3095 ext.222 Fax 613-256-3096 Email: mcolton@omniway.ca CL429081_0613 REAL ESTATE SERVICES

$209,000, 4 bedroom, semi detached brand new leased at $1,400/month 613-2171862. Mortgage financing available through Opulent Lic#12348. $229,000, 3 bedroom, 5 year old bungalow, leased at $1,500/month net. 613-2171862. Mortgage financing available through Opulent Lic#12348. $289,000, Large retirement bungalow, (loaded), large lot. 613-217-1862 Butterworth Modular Homes. Financing available through Opulent Mortgages Lic#12348. 80 Acres of Plowed Farmland for sale. Located Richmond/ North Gower area. $19,000. per Acre or best offer. 613-880-0494-or 613-489-2001

Fairfield Heights: Beautiful, well cared for two storey semi-detached home. Three bedrooms, three bathrooms, balcony, solarium, recreation room, gazebo, garage. $329,900. Clive Pearce, Broker of Record, Guidestar Realty, Brokerage 613-226-3018(office) 613850-5054 (cell)4923

Quiet Adult Campground. All services, near Merrickville, Ontario. Rideau River, Petangue, tennis, fishing, telephone. $1,200 per season. 613-269-4664. Summer at the Lake/Spring Fishing. From $300/week, free kids pro-gram. Let us host fishing derby for $1,295, 50+ people www. christielakecottages.com 613-267-3470.

THOMPSON / LINDSAY Robert and Marian Thompson of Fitzroy Harbour and David and Marylynn Lindsay of Bobcaygeon are very proud to announce the engagement of their children Todd Thompson and Brittany Lindsay. Wedding to take place in Spring 2015.

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James Robert â&#x20AC;&#x153;Bobbyâ&#x20AC;? Grainger OďŹ&#x192;ce building and workshop/garage complex located in the heart of Lanark Highlands Township along Hwy #511 approximately 3 km north of Lanark Village. 4,825 sq. ďż˝. oďŹ&#x192;ce building (2,835 sq. ďż˝. above grade and 1,990 sq. ďż˝. below grade) with 4,400 sq. ďż˝. â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 5 bay workshop on 5.54 acres. Access to the Clyde River. Zoning: Rural.

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Assortment of used tires, 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16.5. Summers, all-season and snows. Also used car parts. Gord 613-257-2498.

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As a team, you will both be responsible for customer service, cleaning, minor repairs and maintenance of the interior and exterior of a residential property in Ottawa. Related experience and good communication and computer abilities are a must. A competitive salary and beneďŹ ts package, including on-site accommodation, await you! Please apply on-line at minto.com or fax your resumes to (613) 788-2758, attention: Jensa.

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BRIDLEWOOD House, 4 bdrm 3 bath, Sacramento/2933 sq. ft. Main Fl Den. Hdw main. Loft. MBdrm w/retreat. Walk to schools and park. www.mcmanus-team. com $535,000. Susan McManus, Sales Rep, Re/Max metro-city realty ltd, 613-850-1898

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PERSONAL Nice looking orphan, 64, wanted to be adopted by a kind widower for friendship, fun and live happily ever after. Apply to box â&#x20AC;&#x153;Jâ&#x20AC;? c/o The Renfrew Mercury, 35 Opeongo Rd, Renfrew On, K7V 2T2. Email milarenfrew@yahoo.ca or phone 613.433.5829 between 9 a.m.- 10 a.m.

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Local events and happenings over the coming weeks — free to non-profit organizations Fax: 613-224-2265, E-mail: blair.edwards@metroland.com or jessica.cunha@metroland.com

Until June 23

The Kanata Rhythmic Gymnastics Club hosts an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Bridlewood Community Elementary School, 63 Bluegrass Dr. Discounted registration for next season’s programs from age 4 to adult. For details, call 613-867-5774, krsg.org.

June 15

The Military Family Resource Centre hosts a charity garage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 330 Croil Pvt. Profits used to enhance quality of life for Canadian Armed Forces families. The Kanata Lakes Community Association hosts its annual garage sale starting at 8 a.m. To add your address, send an email to KLCA president, Matt Muirhead, at mattmuirhead@ ymail.com. For details visit

Briarbrook and Morgan’s Grant Community Association hosts its annual summer barbecue from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in W.C. Bowes Park on Halton Terrace, with a decorated kids’ bike parade at 11 a.m. Free lunch for BMGCA members. Katimavik-Hazeldean Community Association hosts a Community Summer Picnic (rain date June 16) at Cattail

Join in the ceremony for the renaming of Goldridge Park to Jim Malone Park at 1:30 p.m. The Kanata Dance Club invites you to a non-profit community dance to celebrate Father’s Day from 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. at the John Mlacak Centre, 2500 Campeau Dr. Admission is $10 or $8 for members. For details: kanatasinglesclub.org, KSCDanceClub@hotmail.com, 613-860-1036, seach Kanata Dance on Facebook.

June 17

Hear about Minto’s changes to

Richcraft Recreation Complex Kanata, from 7 to 9 p.m., Halls A and B, Mlacak Centre, 2500 Campeau Dr.

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Pathway Church Kanata, 500 Stonehaven Dr. is hosting a free family community event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Rain or shine. For details visit pathwaychurchkanata.com.

June 22

Women from the Parish of March next soup mission for Chrysalis House, a home for abused women and their children, from 4 to 8 p.m. at St. John’s Anglican Church, Kanata. Cost is $10. To sign up or for details, contact Jennie StMartin at soupmission@gmail. com or 613-686-5771.

Royal Canadian Legion Kanata Branch 638 hosts its annual veterans lunch at 11 a.m. To sign up and for details, call 613-591-5570. Award ceremony to recognize nominated volunteers in Kanata North; 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. in the Mlacak Centre, 2500 Campeau Dr.

June 19

Hospice Care Ottawa hosts an information session at the Trinity Presbyterian Church at 110 McCurdy Dr. at 7:30 p.m. Learn more about hospice services in Ottawa, the development of the McCurdy Hospice and how you can support hospice care. For details call Kristina Voth-Childs at 613-591-6002.

June 20

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19 @ 7PM

The Military Family Resource Centre hosts its annual general meeting at 330 Croil Pvt., Bldg 471. Registration at 6 p.m., meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. For details call 613-998-4888. Have your say: share your ideas for the future of the new

The Glen Cairn Community Association hosts Kanata South Days Fun Fair at the Hazeldean Mall Parking Lot. This annual event has free entertainment, music, a clown, midway rides, games, and barbecue. For details visit kanatasouth.com.

Threads of Love hosts a free clothing bank at Community Life Church, 2 Beaverbrook Dr., from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For details, email threadsofloveottawa@gmail.com or find them on Facebook. St John’s Anglican Church, 325 Sandhill Rd. hosts its 90th annual Lawn Supper and Silent Auction from 4 to 6:30 p.m. For tickets, call Bob at 613-592-4834. Cost is $15 for adults, $5 for children 11 and under. Kanata Chinese Seniors Support Centre hosts Dumpling Extravaganza from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at Glen Cairn United Church, 140 Abbeyhill Dr. Free admission, and everyone is welcome. To register for the hands-on experience ($10) email joannalulu@gmail.com.

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The Military Family Resource Centre offers a summer camp for ages 2 to 5. Weekly registration for July and August. Program runs five days a week. For details contact Pamela Rattigan at 613-998-9358 or elcuplands@live.ca. Military Family Resource Centre seeks military spouses interested in volunteering for the Board of Directors. Those interested, please write to board@mfrc-ncr.org. The Kanata United Church is collecting used books for their book sale next February. The 24-hour drop box is open, 33 Leacock Dr. No magazines, encyclopedias or text books. For details call 613-592-5834.

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Billings Estate NationalCountless Historic Site possibilities June 16: Father’s Day CartoShow, 10amyour to 4pmown choose Bytown Museum adventure June 16: Father’s Day Celebration Cumberland Heritage Village Museum What’s on this week: June 16: Celebrate Father’s Day at CHVM As part of Door Open 10am to 4pm Ottawa, June 1 and Diefenbunker: Canada’s Cold War Museum 2, come and discover June 16: Tour the ultimate “Man-Cave” 11am to 4pm Goulbourn Museum the ten community June 16: Ware of 1812museums. Tribute, 11am to 4pm Nepean Museum Find out June 15: Fabulous Fathers, frommore 1pm toabout 4pm Pinhey’s Point Historicwhat’s Site on by visiting June 16: Father’s Day Amazing Race 10am to 4pm Vanier Museopark ottawamuseumnet.ca June 15: Frame your Dad craft activity, from 10am Watson’s Mill June 15: Manotick Farmers Market, 9am to 2pm

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The Kanata Civic Art Gallery hosts “Anything but Flowers” at the Mlacak Centre, 2500 Campeau Dr. For details, visit kanatagallery.ca.

Park from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bring a blanket, picnic hamper, sun hat, sun screen and refreshments. We need volunteers to help with the set up on June 15 please call Suzanne Talbot at 613-591-1860.

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