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News – Crime prevention is a community responsibility. The message was clear at the crime prevention community engagement, which took place at the North Grenville Municipal Centre on Nov. 6. “No longer can policing just rely on itself for crime prevention,” said Paul Bedard, North Grenville OPP detachment commander inspector. “Crime prevention is a community strategy.” The event was put on by the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services and ran in conjunction with the provincial crime prevention week. “If crime prevention is solely a policing responsibility, it will fail,” said Stephen Waldie, of the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services. “It

needs to be a community responsibility.” A document was handed out, entitled ‘A Framework for Action,’ which outlined the ministry’s plan for crime prevention. The document is intended to raise awareness and generate dialogue on crime prevention, highlight the work that has already been undertaken by the ministry, set the stage for the development of further crime prevention strategies and promote community leadership. “These are very big keys to successful crime prevention,” said Waldie. The definition for crime prevention, as presented in the document, is ‘anticipation, recognition and appraisal of a crime risk and actions taken – including the integrated community leadership required – to remove or reduce it.’ The pillars of a multi-disci-

plinary approach to crime prevention include prevention through social development, situational measures, education and awareness and community policing. “Every Ontarian has the responsibility to take action to prevent crime,” said Waldie. Situational crime prevention seeks to reduce the opportunity to commit a crime at a particular time and place. Methods for this include surveillance, environmental design and car and home alarms. Social development crime prevention involves long-term integrated actions that deal with the reduction of risk factors that start people on the road to crime, including parenting skills, literacy rates and providing aggression management. Risk factors are negative characteristics and/or conditions present in individuals, families, communities or society.

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More than 500 angels in need of good cheer this holiday season By LAURIE WEIR laurie.weir@metroland.com

Community – It’s grown from 50 angles to well over 500 in the past 28 years and together, the Ontario Provincial Police and the Lanark County Child and Family Services are working together to bring a little Christmas cheer to needy children throughout the area. “It’s year 28 and as we approach nearly three decades with this pro-

gram, it is a true testament to the generosity and Christmas spirit in Lanark County and the surrounding area,� said Const. Paige Whiting in a press release. The angel tree program has been supporting children in the area with gifts at Christmas for almost 30 years. On each of the cards that adorn the various Christmas trees, is a child’s age, sex and something about them so the gift-giver has an idea what the child would like

to find under the tree on Christmas morning. Folks are encouraged to pick up an angel or two, and provide an age appropriate gift and return it with the angel tag to the tree from where it was placed, by Dec. 11. The gifts should not be wrapped or in gift bags, as they will be sorted and collected by OPP and the Crime Stoppers unit on Dec. 12. This year, the program started with 580 angles on trees at the OPP detach-

ments in Perth, Carleton Place and East Region Headquarters in Smiths Falls, and municipal offices in Tay Valley, Lanark Highlands, Drummond/North Elmsley, Montague, Beckwith, Mississippi Mills and at the Pakenham library. There are many other businesses involved in this year’s event, including WOW FIT, Eaton, Albany in Perth and Ladies Under Construction in Almonte. In Tay Valley, clerk

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Gord Brown encourages donations for typhoon relief of the typhoon. On Saturday Minister Paradis announced that Canada will provide up to $5 million in support to humanitarian organizations striving to meet the needs of the people affected by this typhoon in the Philippines and surrounding regions. On Sunday he announced the further matching funds. Emergency relief activities will include the provision of emergency shelter, food, water, livelihood support, and other essential services. “Canada is deeply concerned by the impact of this catastrophic typhoon,”

said Minister Paradis. “We continue to monitor the situation closely and are working with Canadian and international humanitarian partners to determine what assistance is required.” The situation related to Typhoon Haiyan is evolving rapidly. The strongest typhoon this year, it slammed into the Philippines on Friday, Nov. 8 setting off landslides, knocking out power in several provinces, and cutting communications in the country’s central region of island provinces. The typhoon was expected to track toward

Vietnam, where it was expected to make landfall on Nov. 10. Significant loss of life, a large number of injuries, as well as destruction of property, have been reported. Nearly 4.3 million people are reportedly affected, and although needs assessments are ongoing, humanitarian needs are expected to be substantial. “In addition to the support announced today, Canada has provided support through the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies to provide immediate assistance to those affected

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Name change on the way for land ambulance service teer, businessperson, and politician. Thake owned and operated a family business in Westport since leaving high school. In 1961, he was first elected to Westport council. He was elected mayor in 1969 and held the post until his death earlier this year. As mayor, Thake represented the Village of Westport on the council for the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville and served as warden four times. Thake was the longestserving counties councillor in the history of Leeds Grenville, serving 44 consecutive years.

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Counties and OPSEU Local 494 ratify agreement Counties council has ratified an agreement with its workers at Maple View Lodge represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). The two-year agreement for the OPSEU Local 494 employees provides a 1.75 per cent increase in each 2013 and 2014 along with minor modifications to the benefit plan. New fire radio and paging system to launch in January A new counties-wide fire communications system is set to launch in January 2014. The multi-faceted and joint communications project is on time and on budget according to Nigel White, director of corporate services and treasurer. The golive date was originally set for Dec. 17 but after consultations

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Community – Hugh Colton didn’t mind getting a rump roast for his food cause, even if it was his own. A full house of well-wishers, supporters and friends were on hand Thursday, Nov. 7 at the Perth Civitan Club as the community roasted Hugh Colton, the founder of the Build a Mountain of Food campaign. “I didn’t mind being roasted for a good cause,” Colton said. “I finally got my hockey pads off… I’m well done.” Ken Fournier of the Civitan wanted to roast him, and had approached him in the spring about it. “I was fine with it because of what it was for,” he said. “There were a lot of people I haven’t seen for quite some time.” Colton was brought to tears, both of sadness and in jest, as his roasters jumped in, no holds barred. They spoke of his humble beginnings in radio to his farreaching community support with this Build a Mountain of Food campaign. There was a lot of family history brought to the forefront during the roast, and Colton was hit with an emotional gamut. From his early days in radio, to losing his parents at a young age, to his sailor suits and wild partying days, and on to his focus and outreach with the food campaign, there was a common thread – community. Colton said he learned about the importance of community support from the likes of Hal Botham and Max Keeping. “Hal was a community guy. And I know Max Keeping fairly well and when Max came to this community at 19 years old and knew that if I was going to get people watching, I had to get out and meet people. I mean, he was the best… in his early days, he would go out seven days a week. He spent a lot of time in the community, doing a lot of great things.” But why the food bank? “The first passion would be kids. I have a really tough time watching kids go hungry. I like to eat. I can’t stomach a kid or someone not having enough to eat. It shouldn’t be happening. Kids going three or four days on nothing… it’s just not right.” It’s not that people who are going without food are doing anything wrong, Colton said, “Situations change on a regular basis. There are working poor who are doing the best they can and still can’t get through a month. I believe the community at

large understands that and through the awareness of the program, boy they keep coming. We don’t set goals with this. We basically say, ‘OK, let’s hit the road and do the best that we can,’ and what’s happened, is every year it has continued to grow.” From the first year, when they went from one town – Perth – collecting about 3,000 pounds for one food bank, has grown now to 11 towns and villages in eastern Ontario, and that’s stretching the limit. Last year’s total broke a record – something the campaign has been doing on an annual basis – with 200,000 pounds of food collected and more than $100,000 in cash. “This community has always come through…they know the importance of the cause,” Colton said. Not only with the campaign be in your neighbourhood collecting donations, but there will be three Santa Claus parades where Colton and his elves will be collecting food donations. Those dates are Nov. 23 in Smiths Falls (it’s a night parade, but details are unavailable at this time), Carleton Place on the Nov. 30, 7:30 p.m. and Perth is on Dec. 7, at 5 p.m. Coming your way The Build a Mountain of Food campaign will be in the following communities: • Saturday, Nov. 16: Perth at Brownlee’s Metro, Barnabe’s Your Independent Grocer, Foodsmiths, and Giant Tiger, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Lanark at 49 George St. Collecting for The Table Community Food Centre and Lanark Highlands Food Pantry. • Saturday, Nov. 23: Smiths Falls at Andress’ Your Independent Grocer, Food Basics, Giant Tiger, and Garden Market, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Collecting for Smiths Falls Community Food Bank. • Saturday, Nov. 30: Westport at Food Market, from 9 a.m. to noon, and Elgin at Gordanier Fresh Mart, 1 to 4 p.m. Collecting for Westport and Elgin Food Banks. • Saturday, Dec. 7: Portland at Food Market, 9 a.m. to noon, and Merrickville at Food Market, 1 to 4 p.m. Collecting for Portland Food Bank and Merrickville Emergency Food Cupboard. • Saturday, Dec. 14: Athens at the Fresh Mart, 9 a.m. to noon, and Delta, at Country Market, 1 to 4 p.m. Collecting for Athens Ministerial Food Bank and Delta Food Bank. “We’re going to cross our fingers and hit the bricks,” Colton said, “and hopefully, we can fill all those food bank shelves.”

Above, Hugh Colton, third from right, didn’t mind jumping into the hot seat on Nov. 7 at the Perth Civitan Club as he was roasted for a good cause – the Build a Mountain of Food campaign kickoff. Here, a group of supporters celebrate with a cake. They are Shaun Wright, James Smith, Brad Kyle, Cheryl Johnston and Carolyn Barr. Left, from left, roasters John Maloney, Brad Kyle, Dave White and Colton. Photos by LAURIE WEIR

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Eighth annual Heritage Perth Christmas House Tour set for Dec. 7 and 8 “It really is a big success story,” Boyer said. Those funds go to the organization’s education awards, fund literacy projects and to assist local libraries. “The money all goes back to the community and the focus is really on education, that’s one of CFUW Canada’s mandates,” said Hickey. The Perth chapter of the CFUW is a non-profit organization of women university graduates dedicated to raising the social, economic and legal status of women. It currently has more than 100 members. One of the most unique aspects of the event is that each home on the tour is paired with a business or designer who is responsible for decorating the space for the season. One house will feature gingerbread men and hot cider courtesy of The Sunflower Bake Shop and Barnabe’s Independent Grocer, while others will have live local music.

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Community – Jane Hackett opens the door to her stately red brick home at 27 D’Arcy Street in Perth and welcomes her visitors inside. Once indoors, it’s hard to know where to look first: the winding staircase, bold and vibrant works of art and European antiques in the sitting and dining room or the expansive palladium windows which let sunlight stream into the cozy living area. She has owned the heritage home since 2005 and come Dec. 7 and 8, it will be one of eight houses featured on the Perth chapter of the Canadian Federation of University Women’s (CFUW) eighth annual Heritage Perth Christmas House Tour. According to Hackett, the CFUW had been trying to get her to include her home in the event for years. “Jackie (Boyer, chair of the tour and CFUW vice-president) asked me back in April and she was very persuasive,” Hackett remarked. “The tour has a good reputation and it’s an opportunity for me to contribute to the community a little bit.” The home was built in 1880 and has had several additions, but Hackett’s decorating style of predominantly French and Italian antiques, sprinkled with Canadiana, as well as contemporary Canadian art (by Donna Lund and Gordon Harrison to name a few), can be seen throughout the space. The intimate kitchen is bright and cheery, accented by white cupboards and a fireplace. The house sponsor for this home on the tour is Decorating by Design and it will be decorated by Apropos Flowers). The final touches are currently being put on the tour, which includes a mix of modern and heritage homes. “When looking for houses, we look to have older houses because they attract a lot of interest but also have started to include some newer homes because there are some really unique new homes in town as well,” explained Karen Hickey, member of the CFUW house

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The Perth chapter of the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) are putting the finishing touches on their eighth annual Heritage Perth Christmas House Tour. Above, the great room and dining area of one of the homes on the tour, 27 D’Arcy Street, owned by Jane Hackett. It features European antiques as well as several works by Canadian artists. tour organizing committee and past tour chair. “With newer homes, there has to be something different about them, something unique,” added Boyer. Hickey noted that it takes a large team of volunteers to bring the tour together, which kicks off planning in January. She said the community and its businesses have also been very supportive, as well as the homeowners who open the doors to their home and put their trust in tour organizers. “It takes a village. We couldn’t do this tour if we didn’t have the support of the local community,” she said, adding that last year’s tour had each home sponsored and went a long way to supporting the initiative. “Businesses and all of the grocery stores are R0032315052_1114

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Another on 2649 Drummond Concession 2, will have a display on local agriculture and the role it has played. “We try to have a special feature in each of the houses,” Boyer said. In addition to the house tour, on Sunday, Dec. 8 only, the CFUW will host a Crafter’s Marketplace in the Best Western Plus Perth Parkside Inn & Spa from 10:30 to 4 p.m. Items will be produced by CFUW members, their families and friends and include Christmas ornaments, jewelry, paintings, pottery, baked goods and books by local authors. “People can pick up Christmas gifts and James Bartleman and Roy MacSkimming will be there promoting their latest novels,” Boyer stated. The homes This year’s tour has six heritage homes and two newer ones on display. “I’m thrilled with the lineup,” said Boyer. “We’ve been very lucky. In the four years I’ve been involved, the house selection has gotten better and better as the tours have gotten better and better.” “...Every house has something really super about it that people will recall and look back on,” she added. The Waddell House on 61 Drummond Street East (sponsored by Ground Waves Home & Gifts and decorated by the homeowner and Hillside Gardens) was built in 1883 and is designated as a place of historical significance under the Ontario Heritage Act. It has been lovingly restored by the current homeowners and many original features have

been kept or preserved, including an ornate plaster ceiling medallion and curving stairway in the living room. A welcoming red brick structure awaits visitors to 73 Drummond Street East (sponsored by Finnegan’s Insurance Broker Ltd. and decorated by the homeowner and Gemmell’s Flowers). Through many renovations by different homeowners the vintage charm of the house has remained. Largely furnished with family heirlooms and antiques, all original trim has been retained. It will be accented by vintage holiday decorations on the tour. One of the newly-built homes (2006) on the tour is situated at 2855 Scotch Line (sponsored by Kevin James Construction and decorated by Peggy Paul and Unravelled of Merrickville). The homeowners worked closely with the builder to ensure the design was just right and the interior features newer pieces mixed with family heirlooms. Paintings by local artists and adorn the space. An original stone house at the front of the property has been destroyed but the ruins have been preserved and stabilized by the owners. The stone home at 2526 Drummond Concession 2, County Road 10 (sponsored by Blair & Son Home Furnishings and to be decorated by Interiors by Judie Cross), was built in 1825 by Thomas James and has evolved through several restoration projects. It was used as a bed and breakfast for 10 years before it became a private home once again in 2007. Highlights include an exposed brick wall in the kitchen, as well as paintings by local artists.

Thomas Hands built the home at 2649 Drummond Concession 2, County Road 10 (sponsored by Embers and decorated by Kelly’s Flowers) in 1880. With a long history, Arklow farm has served as a stagecoach shop, family home and model farm in Lanark County. It bears an original coal burning fireplace, antique furniture and vintage ceiling beams and flooring. The country manor at 292 Miller Drive (sponsored by Carolina Luxury Riverfront Retirement Suites and decorated by Sweet Pea’s Fresh Flowers) was constructed around 1840 as a stone cottage but has been renovated over the years. The attached barn and hay loft were converted into living quarters by

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The Heritage Perth Christmas House Tour runs Saturday, Dec. 7 and Sunday, Dec. 8 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tickets are $30 each (cash or cheque only) and are available at the following locations: Home Furniture (18 Gore Street East in Perth); Crush Marketplace (14 Mill Street in Almonte); Elizabeth Interiors (8 Chambers Street in Smiths Falls); Oderin Kitchen Supplies (57 Brock Street East in Kingston); Pinecone of Westport (23 Church Street in Westport); Tivoli Florists (282 Richmond Road or 18 Clarence Street in Ottawa); or call Muriel at 613-267-2270. To learn more about the Perth chapter of the CFUW, visit cfuw-perth-district. com. R0012414317_1114

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We remember Community – Across Lanark, Leeds and Grenville, communities paid tribute to those who have fought and served for the country in Remembrance Day services. Left, despite the chilly and wet weather, the Township of Beckwith’s ceremony went off without a hitch at the cenotaph in Beckwith Park. Photo by ASHLEY KULP

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School board raising awareness about mental illness DEAR EDITOR: I am happy to announce that the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario (CDSBEO) will partner with us on the implementation of the Elephant in the Room Anti-Stigma Campaign, raising awareness about mental illness in the workplace, and in the classroom. The CDSBEO is the first school board in the province of Ontario, to partner with The Mood Disorders Society of Canada on this initiative. A blue elephant, which will be displayed in schools and board locations, will signify that the CDSBEO cares about the wellness of others, and that the board is a safe place to talk about mental health, without fear of being looked upon differently, thought of less, or punished. The initiative will help to build understanding around mental health issues, and to build a Board culture of empathy and support. Mental health and illness have for too long lived under false knowledge and misconceptions, and sadly the stigma that clouds mood disorders often prevents persons who may have mental health issues from

seeking treatment for their conditions. Many people fear what ‘others will think’ if they publicly acknowledge their health issue and seek treatment. Stigma and discrimination remain the number one concern for the majority of persons living with mental illness and their families because they live with its effects every day. The CDSBEO is working with Mood Disorders Society of Canada to battle against stigma, raise awareness of mood disorders, and provide those affected by mental illness with a voice. Through this partnership with the CDSBEO, we are able make a positive impact on the lives of people who suffer with bipolar disorder, depression and other mood disorders. Phil Upshall National executive director Mood Disorders Society of Canada

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Try the trades Editorial – While males tend to dominate the trades, the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) is trying to change that. The school board, through its Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP), is set to host Living the Skilled Life, an evening to encourage women to see the value in a career in the trades. This can be anything from welding, truck and coach diesel mechanic, to horticulture, plumbing and electrical. It is set to take place Nov. 18 to 22 at University of Guelph, Kemptville Campus. According to OYAP, there is a big shortage of tradespeople in Ontario in general, whether they are women or not. However, women shouldn’t discount the trades when seeking a post-secondary career as the competitive wages offered can give workers a comfortable lifestyle. OYAP’s facilitator for UCDSB, Alex MacDougall noted that four out of 10 new jobs over the next 20 years will be in the trades and by the year 2020, the country will be short one million skilled tradespeople, just in Ontario alone. Add to that, 26 per cent of tradespeople will be retiring over the next 10 years. Kudos to the UCDSB for co-ordinating this event, which will provide female students with hands-on learning experiences from women working in the trades. It gives them a chance to test out their skills at a variety of trades to see if they are cut out for a career as an electrician or mechanic. The Province of Ontario is also attempting to attract more women to the trades and since 2003 has offered the Women in Skilled Trades and Information Technology Training program. Since that time, more than 2,200 women have been trained through the program and approximately 80 per cent find employment. Skilled trades aren’t just for men anymore.

Mary’s brothers always argued over hand-me-down box Lifestyle – The station master had called that morning. It didn’t matter what Father had planned for the day, it would have to be put on hold. More important was going into Renfrew and bringing home the hand-me-down box that had arrived from Regina. When we got home from school, there it was, sitting in the middle of the kitchen …a big square wooden box that at one time had held bulk tea. It was lined with a kind of foil, and until it was opened after supper, there it would sit with its lid nailed shut. Of course, we didn’t lay a finger on it until after the kitchen had been ‘redded’ up, and our hands washed. I was never sure why we had to wash our hands before we could touch a dirty wood box that had come all the way from Regina on the train! Finally, we were ready. We sat around the box on kitchen chairs while Everett pried the lid off with a crowbar. There would be nothing in it but boys clothes, since Aunt Lizzie, the sender of the hand-me-down box had only sons, and there was really nothing in the box

to interest my sister Audrey and me. So often we chose to sit at the kitchen table looking through Eaton’s catalogue while my three brothers and Mother pawed through the big box of clothes. Father, of course, showed no interest at all. He was in his usual position in front of the Findlay Oval, half asleep in the rocking chair. But that night, Audrey and I joined the circle as piece after piece of boys’ clothes, along with pants and jackets that had belonged to Uncle Jack, were taken out. Down in the very bottom was a pair of men’s shiny shoes. Well! Emerson grabbed them before anyone else had a chance and claimed them as his own. The brothers had a pair each of well worn laced boots kept for church, and gum rubbers which they wore to school. Never had any of the three owned a pair of shiny black leather shoes. Everett thought because he was the oldest, they should belong to him. Emerson roared that he saw them first, and said there would be a ‘roary’ eyed fight if Everett tried to claim them. “They don’t look like they fit you,” Vice President & Regional Publisher Mike Mount mmount@perfprint.ca 613-283-3182, ext. 104

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Mother said. There was no doubt Emerson was bigger by far than Everett, but Emerson already had his gum rubbers off and cramming his stockinged feet into the shoes. He was getting red in the face, and it didn’t take a genius to see that the shoes were a good inch shorter than Emerson’s enormous feet, but he was going to own them and that’s all there was to it. Before there was any further discussion, he carried the shoes upstairs and put them under the bed he shared with Earl and dared anyone to lay a finger on them! He never once tried them on all week, but every night he brought them downstairs and rubbed them with an old piece

of long ‘johns’ from the rag bag. “I’ll be wearing those to church on Sunday,” he announced every night. Well, Sunday came, and after the morning chores, we all got dressed for church. Emerson came downstairs, walking like he had a bag of potatoes under his pants, but wearing the new shoes. Mother asked him why he was walking so funny, and he said he was breaking in the shoes. My sister Audrey said under her breath, “I think the shoes are breaking in him!” He hobbled into church, hobbled out, and could barely make it back into the house when we got home where he fell into the nearest chair and pulled off the new shiny black shoes. He let out a sigh of relief and then pulled off his socks. “What happened to your toes?” I asked him. They were as red as a beet and he had to use his fingers to unbend them. Everett was ready to claim the shoes when Emerson said he could buy them if he wanted, but he certainly wasn’t getting them for nothing! “They are my shoes, and they stay my shoes until you

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pay for them,” Emerson said, rubbing his toes trying to get the cramps out of them. Well, that’s when Mother entered the fray. She got up from the kitchen table, walked over to where Emerson and the new shiny black shoes were, grabbed them off the floor, and handed them to Everett. She never said a word. She didn’t have to. Everett slipped off his laced boots, and even with heavy grey work socks, he was able to slip his feet in easily. They fit him like they had been made for him. Emerson hardly spoke to Everett for three days. The hand-me-down box never arrived that there wasn’t an argument over who was to get what. Only when the brothers came to blows and were rolling around on the floor, clutching the piece of clothing the fight was over, would Mother call a halt. She could stand just so much of the carry-on, and then she would give each a slap on the side of the head, or a yank on an ear, while Father, sitting in his rocking chair, never took his eyes off the Ottawa Farm Journal. • Advertising rates and terms and conditions are according to the rate card in effect at time advertising published. • The advertiser agrees that the publisher shall not be liable for damages arising out of errors in advertisements beyond the amount charged for the space actually occupied by that portion of the advertisement in which the error occurred, whether such error is due to negligence of its servants or otherwise... and there shall be no liability for non-insertion of any advertisement beyond the amount charged for such advertisement. • The advertiser agrees that the copyright of all advertisements prepared by the Publisher be vested in the Publisher and that those advertisements cannot be reproduced without the permission of the Publisher. • The Publisher reserves the right to edit, revise or reject any advertisement.

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CDSBEO financial statements The Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario has reviewed and approved the financial statements for the fiscal period of Sept. 1, 2012 to Aug. 31, 2013. Rob Clayton, senior audit manager

with KPMG, presented an unqualified auditor’s report to the board of trustees. Clayton told the board that in KPMG’s opinion, the financial statements present fairly, in all material respects, the financial position of the CDSBEO as at Aug. 31, 2013. The results of the board’s operations, and changes in its financial position for the year, are in accordance with Canadian generally accepted accounting principles. Director of Education, William J. Gartland, was pleased with the budget outcome. “The board continues to be diligent in attaining the goals of our strategic plan. One such goal includes fiscal responsibility, and we strive to maintain this priority as we deliver quality Catholic education to our students. These statements demonstrate that those efforts are producing results,” he stated. The board has also met the balanced budget compliance obligations for 201213, in accordance with Section 231(1) of

the Education Act, as well as enveloping provisions placed on special education and board administration expenditures. In addition, 90 per cent of the primary classes in JK to grade 3 had 20 students or less, and 100 per cent of the primary classes had 23 students or less. Gartland said the finance department worked diligently in preparing the financial statements for the audit committee’s detailed review and for the board’s subsequent review and approval. Board chair Brent Laton expressed his thanks on behalf of the board. “The report demonstrates that the board continues to maintain financial accountability, and keep our students’ best interests as a priority,” he said. “We recognize the professionalism of our staff which they continuously demonstrate. On behalf of the board of trustees, I thank you for your dedication.” The 2012-2013 financial statements will be submitted to the Ministry of Education by Nov. CDSBEO will continue

to report its financial position in a timely William J. Gartland, followed by his manner. daughter, Hannah, who shared her own personal experiences, and gave a powerBuilding resiliency and positive men- ful perspective as a young person strugtal health gling with anxiety. The morning session On Oct. 11, CDSBEO educational closed with an engaging keynote address staff including teachers, educational as- by Michael Baine, a longtime educator, sistants, student support workers, chap- community volunteer, and presenter on lains and administrators, gathered for children’s mental health awareness. professional development on building The remainder of the day engaged student resiliency and positive mental staff in a variety of presentations and health. All staff gathered at four sites workshops, all of which gave particiacross the board region, and the morn- pants an increased understanding of ing presentation and keynote address their role in building resiliency and poswas video broadcast to the other three itive mental health in students. Topics regional locations. were based on the Continuum of SupSuperintendent of School Effective- port and the four key themes on which ness, Dr. Donaleen Hawes, presented it is built: building resiliency, using reto the board a summary overview of the storative practices, identifying specific day. The board then received a presenta- needs, and providing school and comtion from Claire Ludwig and Michelle munity mental health supports. It was Neville, from the Champlain Commu- an overwhelmingly successful event nity Care Access Centre (CCAC). designed to increase awareness, in order The Oct. 11 PA Day began with an address from Director of Education, See CDSBEO page 12

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News – The following are highlights from the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario’s (CDSBEO) regular board meeting held Nov. 5 at the board office in Kemptville. The St. Michael Catholic High School (CHS) grade 10 history project, also known as The World War I Trench Project, has helped engage students in Canadian history by providing them with an opportunity to experience history in a real, tangible way. St. Michael CHS teacher, Fred Bortolussi, presented to the board, along with principal Richard James, an overview of the project and the experience it offered to students. The assignment, for students enrolled in the grade 10 Canadian and World Studies course, began with the filling of 1,500 sandbags. Dug to the exact scale of the trenches on Vimy Ridge along the Western Front, the project required students to design their trench using the same reasoning that was used to keep the soldiers safe during WWI. Over the course of approximately one month, the student partook in a unique, hands-on learning experience, working together as a team toward a common goal. Details such as the construction of duckboards to prevent trench foot, and the preparation of hardtack and bully beef (daily food in the trenches), helped students to make many cross-curricular links throughout this project. The project evaluated students on their knowledge and understanding of the WWI trench system, including thinking and inquiry skills, as well as communication skills. The final unit summative report, is a journal entry that the students will write, which is to include accounts of the daily life of a soldier. In completing this assignment, students will demonstrate their knowledge of the important battles of the First World War, as well as how trench life impacted soldiers. Lucas Teed, a grade 10 applied history student, felt that the project was a rich learning experience, particularly considering he is a hands-on learner. “It was really tough work, and we were out there rain or shine. It was just a small taste of what the soldiers would have experienced. It allowed me to make a deeper connection with what I’ve learned in my history course,” he said. Bortolussi expressed his thanks to the students, and staff at St. Michael CHS for allowing the project to come to fruition. The trenches will be part of the Remembrance Day ceremony at St. Michael CHS. Students and staff will marched through the trenches as part of a tribute to fallen soldiers on Nov. 11.

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Bowes Brothers Christmas concerts set for Almonte and Carleton Place By JEFF MAGUIRE

Community – Audiences in Lanark County and west Quebec are in for a pre-holiday treat when the always popular Bowes Brothers present ‘Home For Christmas’ a series of three concerts featuring some of the most popular songs of the Yuletide season. The four Bowes brothers and their father Clarence will appear in Almonte, Shawville and Carleton Place beginning with an afternoon performance at the Almonte Arena on Sunday, Nov. 24 at 2:30. The Carleton Place band, who released their latest compact disc in front of a jam-packed audience of more than 400 at the Almonte Civitan Club in midSeptember, will also perform Christmas music at Shawville Arena in west Quebec Sunday, Dec. 1 at 7 p.m. The holiday concert series concludes with a 7 p.m. show at the Carleton Place Arena on Sunday, Dec. 8. Special musical guests for all three performances will be Arlene Quinn, a well-known performer who hails from rural Lanark County and Dave ‘Brownie’ Brown of Carleton Place. The Bowes Brothers and Brown both received acclaim for their performances during the 2013 Ottawa Valley Country Music Hall of Fame awards show held at Nepean’s Centrepointe Theatre on Sept. 29. Backing up the Bowes Brothers will be the North Country Show Band including father Clarence on rhythm guitar, drummer Mark Lemieux from Almonte, Pakenham’s Brad Scott on lead guitar and Matt Brydges of Renfrew on stand-up bass. Lemieux is a member of the Ottawa Valley Country Music Hall of Fame. Tickets for all performances are $15 apiece. They are now available at outlets in all three communities (see the end of this article for complete details).

Almonte’s Charlie Kitts, who was inducted into the Ottawa Valley Country Music Hall of Fame in 2010 as a builder, will act as master of ceremonies. “Charlie knows how to introduce people perfectly. He has a great sense of humour and he always sets the scene so well,” says Carleton Place concert promoter Bob White who has been recruited to assist with the series. “The concerts will feature lots of old Christmas favourites. But there will be just enough other music to keep everyone happy,” White observes. A true “Band of Brothers” the foursome remains true to their roots. The Bowes boys were born, raised and still live in and around their hometown of Carleton Place. Many of their songs are written by oldest brother Ed while younger brothers Rod, John and Andy all take turns on lead vocals. Influenced by some of the greats of the country music industry, the band features outstanding four-part harmony. Youngest brother Andy is also well known for his yodeling ability. Popular group The Bowes Brothers have become one of the most popular bands in the Ottawa Valley and Eastern Ontario. They also have a sizeable following in the Maritimes where they have performed numerous times. In 2010 they were featured at the world famous Calgary Stampede. The Bowes Brothers have earned a place on stage with some of the greats of the industry opening for such major musical figures as Ricky Skaggs, Terri Clark, Michelle Wright, George Canyon, Paul Brandt, Ronnie Prophet, Charlie Major and the late, great Stompin’ Tom Connors. “For these shows we will be doing 75 per cent Christmas music,” says band spokesman John Bowes. In 2006 the brothers released a holiday CD, one of five recordings they have made, which

is entitled ‘Home For Christmas’. Their latest recording ‘Strictly Statler’, in which they cover many of the hit songs of the ever popular Statler Brothers including such favourites as Flowers on the Wall and Bed of Roses, is selling very well. It was released in Almonte Sept. 13. The Statlers disbanded in 2002 but their music remains timeless! As for the upcoming Christmas series, White advises interested music fans to get their tickets early. “These will be fun concerts. The crowd loves this kind of show. They (concerts) are going to be extremely popular,” he stresses. John Bowes says the proceeds from all three performances will go back to the communities involved. “The Almonte show is in support of the Alzheimer Society of Lanark County. The Shawville and Carleton Place shows will support the Pontiac Hospital Centre and the Carleton Place Hospital Foundation,” he outlines. “All of these organizations are so important to their communities. So during a time of giving this is our way of giving back,” Bowes states. In the past the Bowes Brothers did four performances for the Carleton Place hospital raising just under $30,000. Bowes credits one of his two partners in the Alan R. Barker Funeral Home, Wayne Bennett, for proposing that very successful concert series. The Barker Funeral Home has been a major sponsor of similar productions for years. Their involvement has led others in the community to join the effort. “Without all of our sponsors we couldn’t do what we do,” Bowes observes. “We sincerely thank all of them for their support. “We also thank the people of the communities involved for rallying to support these good causes.” Tickets for the afternoon presenta-

tion at the Almonte Arena on Sunday, Nov. 24 can be purchased at Keepsakes Gifts and Flowers in Almonte, at Nicholson’s Sundries in Pakenham or Gemmill’s Store in Clayton. Tickets can also be purchased by calling the Alzheimer Foundation of Lanark County office in Perth at 613-264-0307. Tickets for the evening performance in Carleton Place on Sunday, Dec. 8 can be purchased at SRC Music in Carleton Place, the Carleton Place Hospital Foundation office at Carleton Place and District Memorial Hospital or at the Barker Funeral Home, 19 McArthur Ave., Carleton Place. Anyone interested in the Shawville presentation on Sunday, Dec. 1 should visit Murray’s Sporting Goods in

Shawville or telephone Jim Hodgins at 819-647-6563. Snacks and refreshments will be available during all three productions. Tickets are general admission and the doors will open one hour before the shows are scheduled to begin! John Bowes says he along with his three brothers and their father are really looking forward to the Carleton Place and Almonte shows. “This is our home. This is where we got started. We love performing for our hometown crowds.” For information about the upcoming concerts and the Bowes Brothers in general visit the band’s website: www. bowesbrothers.com or telephone 613253-5487.

Community input needed for Food Charter Community – foodcoreLGL is creating a Food Charter for the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville and Lanark County. A Food Charter is a guiding document, shaped by community members, that outlines a vision for the future of the food system in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark. The food system includes everything from growing food, to processing, storing, transporting, selling, buying, and eating food. From growers to eaters – we all fit into the food system. foodcoreLGL is a team of individuals, community organizations, farmers, growers, producers, institutions, businesses and local government representatives. This group is co-chaired by Merrickville-Wolford mayor Doug Struthers and Reeve of the Township of Montague, Bill Dobson. “This provides a unique partnership between the counties and different sectors who care about food,”

says Struthers. “We have an opportunity to potentially influence change in the food system at a community level,” adds Dobson. A Food Charter can help strengthen the local economy, support local producers, promote environmental conservation and improve the health and well-being of residents. foodcoreLGL is seeking input from community members. foodcoreLGL is currently gathering feedback on the initial draft of the charter. There is an online survey that can be found at www.foodcoreLGL. ca, or contact foodcoreLGL for a hard copy. If you are part of a business or interest group, you can contact foodcoreLGL to find out how you can lead a consultation with your group to get their feedback on the draft charter. Please email foodcoreLGL@gmail.com or you can call 613-283-2740 ext. 4273.

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passed at the Nov. 5 board meeting. The elephants signify that the CDSBEO cares about the wellness of others, and that the board is a safe place to talk about mental health, without fear of being looked upon differently, thought of less, or punished. The initiative will help to build understanding around mental health issues, and to build a board culture of empathy and support. The adoption of this campaign supports a larger, ongoing board-wide mental health initiative, which has fulfilled various stages of implementation since 2011. The board has developed, and is committed to building student resiliency through a strength-based approach, and a Continuum of Support with key prevention, targeted intervention and specialized supports. Resiliency surveys were introduced last year, which were completed by all students from grades 3 to 12, to gain insight into the board, school, and individual profiles, to recognize student strengths and to address students at-risk. For more information about this campaign, please visit www.mooddisorderscanada.ca.

to support students and empower them to succeed and reach their full potential. The CCAC was part of the PA day, presenting on their role as a community partner. The CCAC aims to assist children, youth, and their families through support services to prevent and reduce the personal, social and economic costs of mental health and addictions problems. Their role is to provide additional specialized supports for building resiliency and positive mental health. One of the deliverables for the provincial action plan on mental health includes the Mental Health and Addictions Nurses (MHAN) in district school boards program. Two nurses have been dedicated by the Champlain CCAC under this program, to complement the existing school and community support network in the CDSBEO. Primarily, the concerns which are being addressed by the MHANs include: assisting students in transitioning from mental health and addictions care back to school, managing and supporting school attendance for those experiencing mental health and addictions problems, and assisting with mental health and addiction literacy for school staff. The nurses also reach out to and support early identified students, to help HEARING AID SPECIALIST Registered with Ministry of Health prevent the development of a crisis. Michelle Neville, a nurse with Blue Cross CCAC, explained the importance of D.V.A. Taps Cards the program in connecting students Repairs & Testing with medical agencies, and other com- Home Service Available munity resources, to help with long- 31 William Street East, Smiths Falls term or ongoing situations. In addition, 283-7421 MHAN nurses assist school boards with strategies for student mental Are you new to health and addiction needs, in collaboration with board teams and other comthe neighbourhood? munity professionals. The partnership Had a baby? has helped to provide service to a total of 101 students since March 2013. Planning a wedding?

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CRIMSON SUNSETS, GREAT AN EXCITING EXEC BUNG Y BOATING & AN ECLECTIC STONE LY NESTLED IN PRESTIGIOUS L W D! EW ED! E N APPOINTED HOME AWAITS YOU N ICE “SUNSET WOODS ESTATES” IC R P PR ON SPARKLING MISSISSIPPI offers a majestic Open Con LAKE. This exceptional 150 Ft Design with soaring vaulted waterfront property boasts lush ceilings, a stunning 20K stone green lawns, charming Sun Terrace, FFP, accentuated by a dramatic intimate Balconies & a 6 person Palladian window. The warm OPEN HOUSE Hot Tub! Step inside…a full wall color palette, chic Granite KIT/ SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 1-3 PM of glass affords a panoramic view Island & formal Dining space of the Lake from the vaulted Great Rm, exciting sunlit LL Fam/Games Rm with walkout is create the ideal atmosphere for entertaining. A dreamy Master offers Dbl Dr Entry & sure to be a hit with the kids, sparkling Granite in the custom Kitchen gorgeous 5pc Ens/Walk-In closet. A SUNLIT LL FAM RM OFFERS & MUCH, MUCH MORE! SEE YOU SUNDAY! MLS: # 883098 A GREAT SPACE FOR KIDS TO PLAY & GROW! MLS: # 870564

$699,900

$599,900

870 STANLEY RD, TAY VALLEY TWP

136 BROOKE VALLEY RD, TAY VALLEY TWP

THIS SPECIAL COUNTRY PROPERTY IS “FRESH AS A DAISY” & ideal for a growing family searching for a 5 Bdr Bung in a quiet, friendly neighborhood. The feeling of a country lane welcomes you to this custom Bungalow nestled in this peaceful setting. Towering Pines are the backdrop to this open concept, sunlit Kit/Dining area, Carport, paved drive, lush lawns & rear patio make this THE PERFECT SETTING FOR OUTDOOR ENTERTAINING! MLS: # 880305

WELCOME TO BROOKE VALLEY, A FRIENDLY ARTISANS COMMUNITY MINS TO PERTH! Nestled on a beautifully landscaped, lot embraced by pastoral views & colourful woodland, this pristine 3 Bdrm 2 Bth stone-appointed raised Bungalow, is “Full of Surprises & Many Quality Upgrades”. Two expansive sunlit levels boast fab maintenance free double hung windows while interesting architecture on mn level offers an airy open concept. Movie or Game night will be fun for all with a wet bar in the LL Games/Fam Rm. The Handyman will LOVE the oversized, Dbl Gar/Sep 220 Outlet & Patio Doors to Deck & fully fenced heated Pool. Shingles/2013

$249,900

W NE ING T S LI

$229,900

VIEW SLIDE SHOW AT WWW.BARBARACOUCH.COM

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Rideau Heartland Realty Brokerage 23 Beckwith Street North, Suite 203 Smiths Falls, ON K7A 2B2

THIS WEEKEND’S DUTY AGENT

Jennifer O’Brien

613.283.7788

Sales Rep

www.RIDEAUHEARTLAND.com

“Your Perfect Partner”

Legend: **Broker ***Sales Representative

E HO XEC ME .

O HO PEN US E

Each office is Independently owned and operated

170 Meadow Lane – $329,000 MLS® 886464

SUNDAY NOV 17, 1:00 PM-2:30 PM 134 Brockville St. – $162,000 MLS® 884991

177 Carss Ave – $234,900 MLS® 891111

12455 County Road 15 $219,900

Extensive renos: windows, doors, wiring, plumbing, roof, siding, insulation, gas furnace

5 bedroom, 3 baths, central air, gas heat, inground pool (heated) & more

Stone home, renovated, 5.26 acres, quick possession available

Marcella Best*** 613-285-4781

Lisa Brennan-Trudel*** 613-285-9646

Lisa Brennan-Trudel*** 613-285-9646

471 Ford Rd – $189,900 MLS® 889543

1100 Slab Island/1100B $89,900/$45,000 MLS® 879453/883755

Family homestead with stone foundation, just over 29 acres, barns, pasture & cedar bush, dug pond & hiking trails, mins. to town

Great spot to enjoy all summer. Own your own private island! Just outside of Smiths Falls. Call for more information

5 Carleton St, Newboro – $134,900 MLS® 867412

Tim Lee* 613-285-0836

Marcella Best*** 613-285-4781

Fantastic family home mins. to Perth or SF. 3+1 bdrm, 2 baths, totally upgraded, gorgeous kit, hardwood floors, insulated 2 car garage

Country retreat, 3 bdrm, 2 bth, log home, full finished basement, oversized double garage/ ATV, also includes a 50 acre parcel of land

Tim Lee* 613-285-0836

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Regan Lee** 613-812-0155 Jennifer O’Brien*** 613-227-4126

597 Line 5/Kinch St. – $425,000 MLS® 888499

690 Code Drive – $312,500 MLS® 886441

Bellamy Lake – $395,000 MLS® 875584

Sensible, solid 2 storey house in Newboro. Great value. Cozy addition with woodstove. Garge & deck, low maintenance

Cosy split level home, 13.6 acres, 30x40 workshop/garage. Single garage, other outbuildings, pellet stoves, generator, all on the edge of Smiths Falls

Best of both worlds – 4 season home on water, 3 bdrm, family kitchen, large fam. room, sunroom, liv room/vaulted ceiling, garage, large outbuilding

Marcella Best*** 613-285-4781

Diane Hatfield** 613-762-0122

Diane Hatfield** 613-762-0122

The Santa Claus Parade is coming to Smiths Falls Saturday, November 23 starting at 5:30 p.m. (parade of lights) YOU’RE INVITED BY COLDWELL BANKER RIDEAU HEARTLAND REALTY LTD., BROKERAGE TO DROP INTO OUR OFFICE FOR

HOT CHOCOLATE AND TREATS STARTING AT 5 P.M. PARADE PASSES RIGHT BY OUR DOOR To Check out all of our listings go to www.rideauheartland.com

Tim Lee

Diane Hatfield

Leah Allen

James Benda

Judy Charles

Marcella Best

Broker Manager

Licensed Administrator

Broker

Lisa BrennanTrudel

Regan Lee

Broker of Record

Broker

Sales Rep

Sales Rep

Sales Rep

283-7788

283-7000

Sales Rep

762-0122

812-0155

285-4464

285-4781

227-4126

283-7788

285-9646

THE EMC - 15 - Thursday, November 14, 2013

Jennifer O’Brien


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FOR A FULL LIST OF PROPERTIES PLEASE VISIT OUR OFFICE OR CALL 613-267-2221

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109 FALLBROOK ROAD 3bd, 2 bth 2 storey home in Balderson, lots of space for family and/or potenƟal home business. Fenced yard. $220,000. Call Randy Cavanagh 613-464-1000 or Paul Gordon 613-390-2281

MAPLE GLEN ESTATES

W/F access & dock on Otty Lk. 3bds, 3.5 bths, formal living w/fireplace. patio doors to deck Large rec & L/L family rms Dbl gar. Workshop. $387,000

PORTLAND

3+ bed, 1.5 bath bungalow on extra large, well treed lot in Village of Portland. 2 blocks to the Rideau. $219,000.

Rebecca Wissler ASA

Al Jonkman

Jennifer Glazier

Demi Thompson

Randy Cavanagh

Paul Gordon

Silvia Blanchard

Sheri D’Aoust

Marg Vandermeer

Broker

Sales Representative

Sales Representative

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613-264-9481

613-802-0232

613-812-8114

613-264-4330

613-464-1000

613-390-2281

613-294-3661

613-812-9344

613-273-5484

**OPEN HOUSES** SATURDAY NOV. 16th

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8 ST. JAMES ST, ALMONTE Cozy 2 bed bungalow on gorgeous lot. WESTPORT Screened porch & fenced yard. Perfect for a reƟree or first Ɵme buyer! Shopping Why rent when you can own? Extensively 3 bed 2 bath home – EnerGuide upgraded nearby. $169,900. Call Sheri D’Aoust 70+. $147,500. 613-812-9344

FANTASTIC OPPORTUNITY

Let this solar business help pay your mortgage – 17 year OPA contract. Business, Home and Equestrian Paradise with views of Silver Lake. $499,900.

COMMERICAL WESTPORT

RIDEAU LAKES

Gorgeous 3 Bed, 3 Bath, Georgian Saltbox style Home on 35+ acres. Deeded w/f access on Big Rideau Lk. $424,900.

**OPEN HOUSES** SUNDAY NOV. 17th

SAT 10:00 – 11:00 AM 139 RATHWELL SHORE ROAD NEAR INNISVILLE Well maintained, furnished, 3 bed Black Tidy 2 bedroom home on Mississippi Lake Lake cottage with westerly “sunset” with detached garage & wheelchair access. view. 190 ft. of deep, clean waterfront. Approx. 40 mins to OƩawa. $239,000. Host: Paul Gordon 613-390-2281 $269,000.

SUN 1:00 – 2:30 PM 22 BAY ROAD, LOMBARDY 3 bed bungalow on beauƟful lg lot, hot tub rm w/paƟo doors to deck. Games rm w/bar. Close to golf courses. $239,900. Host: Randy Cavanagh 613-464-1000

SAT 12:30 – 1:30 PM 1469 MACPHERSON ROAD NEAR SHARBOT LAKE 132 acre property includes a 6000 sq. Ō. living space w/4 beds, 3 baths. Great mulƟ-use potenƟal. $450,000. Host: Paul Gordon 613-390-2281

Large 4 bed 2 bath home, eat-in kitchen, living room; dining/family rm. Main level laundry, hdwd floors. $199,000.

SAT 12:30 – 2PM 667 CHURCHILL RD PERTH/SMITHS FALLS IMMEDIATE OCCUPANCY! Charming 7 yr new side-split on preƩy 1 acre country lot. Open living/dining & lovely oak kitchen, appliances included, huge family rm w/woodstove. $297,500. Call Jennifer Glazier: 613-812-8114

LANARK FantasƟc central locaƟon, 3+1 bed, 2 bath home with a large finished detached workshop/ studio. Ideal for a small business, the possibiliƟes are endless! $219,900.

BLACK LAKE

CHALOA ACRES SOUTH 2km to Perth! Charming home on 2.5 acres backs onto Crown land/overlooks Jebb’s Creek-deeded access to Jebb’s Creek/OƩy Lake! Many upgrades since 09 – call today! $319,900.

2.5 Acres of commercial land near Westport w/direct access from Hwy 42 to property. Think of the future for commercial business, buy now. $69,900.

BOB’S LAKE BeauƟful 3 bed coƩage on private lot, great water for all your acƟviƟes. Open plan concept, cozy woodstove excellent locaƟon $269,000.

FALLBROOK Lovely, private 3+1 bd bungalow. Lrg addiƟon with rec rm & private entrance. Heated workshop plus single car garage. Mins. to Perth. $224,900.

Near CALABOGIE 3/4 bed Log home, all season coƩage, RURAL KEMPTVILLE bunkie & garage, yes four buildings, plus Country living 35 mins to Ottawa, 3 Bed dock, endless possibiliƟes, renƟng, severBungalow on 5 acres. Property is fencedance, large private lot. $675,000. in. $284,900.

CARDINAL

Great starter or retirement 2 bed 1 bath bungalow on private dbl lot. Close to St Lawrence River. $152,900.

COMMUTER HEAVEN

NEW PRICE

213 BAY RD, LOMBARDY Spectacular log home near Rideau Ferry beach/boat launch! 1 acre park-like setƟng/stunning 20x40Ō heated salt water in-ground pool flanked in flagstone! $459,000.

SMITHS FALLS

2 storey Century home near hospital. 4 beds + den, 2 full baths; living & dining rooms; full useable attic. Main level Laundry. Basement is high & dry. Updated wiring &plumbing, Metal roof 2011. $188,000.

CHRISTIE LAKE

2 bed cottage with nice lake view & good clean water. Take the short drive to serenity and relaxation. $199,900.

PIKE LAKE

Immaculate 3 bed cottage on private treed lot w/ 110 ft of clean shoreline in quiet . Most furnishings, & Fendock included! $265,000.

HWY 7, NR CARLETON PLACE Period home 4 bds, 3 bths, fam rm. Sits on 153 acres w/large outbuildings & faciliƟes especially for horses. Move in condiƟon. $599,900.

SAT 2:30 – 3:30 PM 2851 NARROWS LOCK ROAD NEAR PERTH RIDEAU FERRY Newer home - excellent value on 2.66 acres close to Big Rideau Lake-Public Lakeside living at its finest. 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath side split on 215ft of prime Big boat access. $219,500. Host: Paul GorRideau waterfront. $629,000. don 613-390-2281

SAT 2:30 – 4:00 PM 1077 PORT ELMSLEY RD, NR RIDEAU FERRY Country Charmer. Close to Perth/Smiths PERTH COMMERCIAL BUILDING Falls near Rideau Ferry! Just 7 yrs old, LANARK HIGHLANDS Excellent opportunity to own your store Incredible 3+2 bd home filled with char- lovely 2-sty colonial, move-in ready! SILVER LAKE front, w/potenƟal to create 4-5 rental acter & charm. Includes barn w/box stalls, Economical radiant-flr heaƟng & storage Cozy open concept 2 bed, 1 bath year units within the building. High exposure det. workshop. 47 acres w/ road frontage galore! 30x38 garage! $324,900. Call Jen- round cottage on level lot with walk-in in Heritage Downtown Perth. $549,900. on 2 maintained roads. $389,900. nifer Glazier: 613-812-8114 shoreline, great for the kids. $239,900.

LOOKING TO BUY OR SELL? Whatever loca on you’re looking for… Whether you’re upsizing, reloca ng or downsizing Whether you’re a 1st me Buyer, a family or a senior Why not visit our friendly staff at 61 Gore St. E. Perth who will be happy to assist you with any real estate requests or needs. Call 613 267 2221

WESTPORT – RESIDENTIAL

14.3 Acres – Good location to live/ retire to. Treed forest w/ creek running through & some level land w/drilled well. Access to all amenities & Rideau Lakes $69,900.

WATERFRONT IN LANARK Clyde River Waterfront vacant lot in Lanark. Perfect building site for your new Home or CoƩage1.41 acres of heavily treed land, approx 40 mins to OƩawa. $22,500.

DREAMS FOR SALE - CHOOSE WISELY… CHOOSE THE EMC - 16 - Thursday, November 14, 2013

VACANT LAND Kings Hwy 2 166FTx IRREG - $84,700 Ennis Rd 40 acres - $79,900 3 Windsor Cres Lombardy, 0.85 Acres $59,900 Ferguson Falls Rd, approx 98 Acres $59,000 9 Bedford Rd, Westport, 75x150Ō - $55,000 Parsons Way, 2.58 Acres - $39,900 Sheridan Rapids Rd, 2.74 acres - $36,900 48 Industrial Rd, Perth 110x350Ō lot - $32,500 Black Lake Rd, 502Ō x irreg - $24,900 Maberly Sta on Rd, 236Ō x IRR - $24,900


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EVELYN LEE REALTY LTD BROKERAGE Broker of Record

1 Main Street West, Smiths Falls 613-284-7277 cell

this week in

REAL ESTATE

613-205-0999

eleerealty@gmail.com

www.evelynlee.ca

Thank you for the referrals of your family, friends and business associates. I appreciate your trust. EN OP USE HO

Open House

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 16 10:00am-11:00am 95 Ogilvie Lane

EN OP USE HO

Weekend

Smiths Falls Rural

Jennifer McCleery 613-285-5007

4788C Briton-Houghton Rd Smiths Falls Rural

Wendy Hillier 613-285-4476

139 Rathwell Shore Rd

near Innisville

Paul Gordon 613-390-2281

12 Jubilee

Smiths Falls

Anna Kowalewski 613-875-7842

27 Anderson St

Smiths Falls

Evelyn Lee 613-284-7277

26 Salmon Side Rd #309

Smiths Falls Rural

Pauline Aunger 613-285-9158

25 Cassell Lane

Smiths Falls Rural

Wendy Hillier 613-285-4476

near Sharbot Lake

Paul Gordon 613-390-2281

1399 Matheson Dr

Smiths Falls

Jennifer McCleery 613-285-5007

40 Gladstone Ave

Smiths Falls

Anna Kowalewski 613-875-7842

Perth Rural

Jennifer Glazier 613-812-8114

34 Lee Ave

Smiths Falls

Pauline Aunger 613-285-9158

23 Smiths Falls Ave

Smiths Falls

Wendy Hillier 613-285-4476

53 Marsha Dr

Smiths Falls

Evelyn Lee 613-284-7277

Perth Rural

Cathie McCabe 613-284-6263

Smiths Falls

Jennifer McCleery 613-285-5007

11:00am-12:00pm Saturday, Nov. 16, 11 am–12 pm 27 Anderson St., Smiths Falls $229,900 MLS: 886600 LISNEW TIN G

EN OP USE HO

Saturday, Nov. 16, 1 pm–2 pm 53 Marsha Dr., Smiths Falls $179,900 MLS: 852505 LISNEW TIN G

EN OP USE HO

11:30am-12:30pm

12:30pm-1:00pm 1469 MacPherson Rd Sunday, Nov. 17, 11 am–12 pm 544 Ford Rd $269,000 MLS: 891329 OS ND RM CO 2 BD & 1

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Sunday, Nov. 17, 1 pm–2 pm 951 MacPherson Rd $295,000 MLS: 891051 3 MS R BD

12:30pm-1:30pm

12:30pm-2:00pm 667 Churchill Rd

1:00pm-2:00pm 26 Pearl Street Unit #303 $89,000 MLS: 885165 Unit #102 $69,000 MLS: 885160

6 Winnifred St., Smiths Falls $165,900 MLS: 887473

1:00pm-2:30pm 882 Ferguson Falls Rd

SAMKERR

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1048 Cty Rd 16

Smiths Falls Rural

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Perth Rural

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Smiths Falls

Jessyka Auclair 613-283-2121

Smiths Falls Rural

Jennifer McCleery 613-285-5007

OPEN HOUSE SUN 1-3

2:30pm-4:00pm 1077 Port Elmsley Rd

3:00pm-4:00pm 516 Blinkhorn Lane

3:30pm-4:30pm 5 Hunter Rd 136 BALMORAL, CARLETON PLACE Surround CARLETON PLACE Pristine, Modern & Fully Upgraded Country Yourself with Privacy, Luxury & Space in this Storybook Victorian Home. Surrounded by Mature Trees, this 4Bdrm Estate Home is Perfect for the Growing Family. Classic Wrap Around Verandah. Pristine Inground Pool. Main Floor Office. Custom ICF Built. Upgrades Included New Roof.

Bungalow w/Walkout Basement Awaits Its First Owners. Nestled on Just Under 2 Treed Acres, this 1700sqft Bungalow Boasts 3Bdrms, Formal DinRm, Luminous Open Concept Great Room & Maple Kitchen. Spa Inspired Ensuite Bath Feat Custom Glass Shower & His & Her Sinks. Move in By Christmas! $404,900

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 17 11:00am-12:00pm 544 Ford Rd

Smiths Falls Rural

Evelyn Lee 613-284-7277

Smiths Falls

Tanya Evoy 613-285-4214

Smiths Falls

Connie McNamee/Lee Hitchins

Smiths Falls

Lisa Ritskes/Francine Rever

Smiths Falls

Garry Dalgleish 613-880-4434

3627 Hwy 43

Smiths Falls Rural

Lee Hitchins/Connie McNamee

951 MacPherson Rd

Smiths Falls Rural

Evelyn Lee 613-284-7277

22 Bay Rd

Lombardy

Randy Cavanagh 613-464-1000

124 Brockville St

Smiths Falls

Marcella Best 613-285-4781

60 Marsha Dr

Smiths Falls

Cathie McCabe 613-284-6263

Mississippi Lake

Barbara Couch 613-596-5353

Smiths Falls

Connie McNamee/Lee Hitchins

11:00am-12:30pm 5 Cedar Lane

11:30am-12:30pm

LD SO

241 Bay Rd

12:00pm-1:00pm 94 Golf Club Rd

ASHTON

1478 DRUMMOND CONC. 6B, INNISVILLE

2240 RAMSAY CONC. 6D,ALMONTE

MLS#885847

MLS#882074

NEW PRICE $259,900

$299,000

W NE ING T LIS

12:00pm-1:30pm 243 Lera St

1:00pm-2:00pm

183 DEWAR SIDE RD., CARLETON PLACE

146 COUNTRY LANE, CARLETON PLACE

2696 7TH LINE ROAD, BECKWITH

MLS#889007

MLS#882074

MLS#887335

$399,000

$464,900

$499,900

Elizabeth Powell Sales Representative www.lizpowellrealty.com Independently Owned & Operated Brokerage

elizabethpowell@remax.net Direct: 613-314-5455

1:00pm-3:00pm 350 Black Bass Bay Rd

2:30pm-3:30pm 6 Strathcona St

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Community – The Township of Beckwith held its annual Remembrance Day service at Beckwith Park Nov. 11. Above, Beckwith Reeve Richard Kidd read the roll call of local soldiers who lost their lives at war. Right, Reverend Arlyce Shiebout provided a prayer and scripture. Far right, members of the local Girl Guides place a wreath at the cenotaph.

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News â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Starting Nov. 10, the public can help support Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind by making a donation at any of the more than 635 LCBO stores throughout Ontario. Donation boxes for Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind will be displayed at LCBO checkout counters until Nov. 30. Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind was established as a registered charity in 1984. Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind has provided more than 730 professionally trained guide dogs to Canadians who are visually impaired from coast to coast. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We very much appreciate the support of LCBO through their donation box program, and especially their customers for donating during the campaign,â&#x20AC;? says Steven Doucette, spokesperson for Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind receives no government funding, so initiatives like this are extremely important in our mandate of providing guide dogs to visually impaired Canadians.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;As a good neighbour, LCBO is pleased to partner with Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind and support a variety of worthy causes,â&#x20AC;? says LCBO president and chief executive officer, Bob Peter. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Through the generosity of LCBO customers and staff, we help improve the lives of countless Ontarians and make a difference where we live and work.â&#x20AC;? Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind is one of 28 provincial and numerous local charities that will benefit from LCBOâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s province-wide donation box program in 2013. In 2012, LCBO raised a total of more than $6.6 million for charities through special programs and initiatives, of which $6.1 million was raised through in-store fundraising. In addition, LCBOâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s annual dividend transfer to the Ontario government, which totaled $1.7 billion in fiscal 2012-13, excluding taxes, supports a wide range of important government programs, services and priorities, including health care and education. Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind thanks the public for its support when shopping at their local LCBO store from Nov. 10 to 30.

She told the audience about one company that has designed a fundraising program called Wealthy School Revolution. The product not only provides software to aid fundraising campaigns, but features items people will buy anyway from garbage bags to groceries. Authenticity is also a trend teachers must be aware of. Consumers are more critical of company and individual claims than they were in past. If a company promotes its food as grown within 100 miles of a supermarket, consumers will test the claim and keep them honest. People will no longer support companies that misrepresent their products. To demonstrate authenticity, she played a preview from an upcoming Dragons episode featuring a group of atrisk kids who grow their own ingredients through a market garden to create salad

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dressings sold at area stores. A portion of the proceeds from their sales goes into a scholarship fund. Mobility is also an important trend â&#x20AC;&#x201C; the use of mobile devices in our lives. She notes that three quarters of all Canadians now have devices such as iPads and smart phones. Newspapers such as La Presse are restricting production to mobile apps. She suggested schools find ways to use devices in the classroom because this is the world in which students live. Other trends she discussed were: the concern for health and the drive to find products that will enhance health and extend life; the prevalence of social media and how people use it to monitor conversations about them, and customization â&#x20AC;&#x201C; the demand for specific products ranging from single-song iPod downloads to spe-

cialized coffee. Mhairi Rowland, a principal at Cambridge Public School, said she enjoyed the presentation because the UCDSB was taking action in many ways already to meet these trends. The board is using educational apps in the classroom in exercises ranging from math to music, is on social media, and is encouraging the use of mobile devices in student learning. In other summit news, director David K. Thomas held a news conference to discuss the summit and promote a unique partnership between the UCDSB and Palliser Regional Schools in Lethbridge, Alberta. The boards will work together to share best practices in order to increase efficiency and student engagement. Submitted by the Upper Canada District School Board

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While she was hesitant to tell teachers how they should specifically adapt their practices, her goal was to have them reflect on how these trends are affecting society and how they might adapt their practices to improve student learning. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I hope to get ideas percolating in your minds about innovation and trending and how they can influence you and how you can find ways to do things better â&#x20AC;&#x201C; or justify what youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re doing now,â&#x20AC;? she told a crowded gymnasium. Gamification is the trend in society of people not just playing videogames, but learning with them, said Buckner. Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have said that gaming helps develop a number of life skills including: persistence, attention to detail, problem solving, and risk taking, she said. There are several businesses that have developed educational software to aid learning. Buckner showed a clip from Dragonsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Den in which two men from Waterloo University â&#x20AC;&#x153;pitchedâ&#x20AC;? a math game which measures stress levels of players through wrist monitors and then adapts the difficulty of the questions accordingly. The correct answer rewards a player or â&#x20AC;&#x153;wizardâ&#x20AC;? in the game by allowing them to â&#x20AC;&#x153;cast a spell.â&#x20AC;? Buckner said she knows of one teacher who uses the game in his classroom with a student who had attendance problems. The student now arrives on time and is rewarded by getting to play the game. Another trend she spoke of was innovation or people finding ways to â&#x20AC;&#x153;think outside the box.â&#x20AC;? Businessmen are constantly seeking different ways to find new solutions to problems in designing products for the market.

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4 hand euchre, Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m. sponsor: The Town & Country Tenants Assoc. 375 Country St. Light lunch. Contact Norma 613-256-4179. Almonte Lions Club presents, A Night to Movember Friday November 22, 6 pm Appetizers, 7 pm Dinner prepared by Swiss Chef Micheal Durrer. Tickets: 613-256-6778. Almonte United Church Victorian Christmas Fair, Nov. 23rd, 10:30-1:30. Offering Christmas shopping, Victorian Tea/Lunch, baking, visit with authentic Victorian St. Nicholas and musical entertainment of many local musicians. Legion Branch 240, Saturday, Nov. 16, Endangered Country, 3-7 p.m. Mills’ Seniors Services, Almonte, Music & Memories lunch program. Tuesday, November 19, transportation and entertainment provided. Contact Seniors Services office 613-256-4700 or Jean Perry 613-257-3296 for information. Mills’ Seniors Services, AlmonteShopping at Carlingwood- Thursday, November 21. Space is limited, call early to reserve a seat on the bus. 613256-4700. Mills’ Seniors Services, Almonte, Supper Social. Monday, November 18, transportation and entertainment provided. Contact Seniors Services office 613-256-4700 to reserve. Mills’ Seniors Services, AlmonteAnnual Rotary Christmas SupperThursday, November 28. Free transportation provided. Space is limited. Call 613-256-4700 to reserve a seat on bus. Hosts: The Rotary Club of Carleton Place/Mississippi Mills. Ontario Early Years Centre Workshop- Good Discipline Good Kids: Mondays, November 18 & 25. A two session workshop, Almonte Library, 6:30-8:30 pm. Pre-registration necessary. 613-283-0095 ext 300.

Stoneridge Manor Auxiliary, Christmas Tea & Bazaar, Saturday, November 16, 2-4 p.m. 256 High Street. Trivia Night, November 20, 7:309:30 p.m. Legion Branch 192, 177 George St. Info: 613-257-1727. UCW Christmas Bazaar and Luncheon at Zion-Memorial United Church, 37 Franklin St. on Saturday, November 16, 10-2. Lunch, Bake Table, Crafts, Mini-Boutique, Books, etc. Urban Forest Advisory Committee meeting. 7:30 p.m. Council Chambers Town Hall. Nov. 21.

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Merrickville Legion Events. Friday, Nov. 15, 7-11 p.m., music by Harry Adrain Pork dinner 6 p.m. (Legion open every Sat. noon-4 p.m.). Merrickville Legion Events. Friday, Nov. 16, 1-4 p.m., music by Wild Flower. Merrickville Legion Events. Friday, Nov. 22, 7-11 p.m., music by Wild Flower. Chicken dinner 6 p.m. (Legion open every Sat. noon-4 p.m.). Storytime for ages 6 and under. Fridays, 10 a.m. Theme: November 15, What’s Cooking! Merrickville Library. Call 613-269-3326 for info.

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Branch Artisan Guild meeting, at the North Grenville Community Church, 2659 Conc. Rd., Kemptville. November 19, 7 p.m. Info: 613-2584382. New members welcome. Watson’s Corners Community Hall Christmas Shopping Party! Sunday, November 17th, 10 a.m - 3 p.m. Lunch available.

Aerobic Classes: Every Monday, 1011 a.m. at Stewart Community Centre. Details 613-256-1077. Musical Evening- Clarence Bowes & friends. Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m. Country View Lodge, 4676 Dark’s Side Road. 613-624-5714. Pakenham & District Civitan Club, Second Dessert Tea and Gift Basket Auction, Sunday, November 17, 2-4 p.m. St Andrew’s United Church.

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Canadian Hearing Society, Hearing Health Care Clinic, 10-3, Tuesday, November 19, at the Lanark County Community Health Centre. For an appointment call 613-259-2182. Christmas Craft and Bake Sale. Legion. Nov. 24, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Info./table booking 613-259-2435. Crokinole. Middleville Community Centre. Friday, November 15th, 7:30 p.m. Lunch served. Fun and Fitness Wednesdays 9:3010:30 am. St Andrew’s United Church. Info: Kara (613)259-2182. Lunch at the Legion. Nov. 24, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and 3 p.m., watch the Grey Cup. Monthly Sunday Breakfast- Legion. Nov. 24. 8-11 a.m. Snowflake Bazaar, St Andrew’s United Church, Saturday, November Advent Mission- Nov. 24-27. St. 16, 11-2. Lunch served. Mary’s Church, 28 Hawthorne Ave. One hour sessions 7 p.m. Led by Father Eugene O’Reilly. Refreshments to follow. Bible Study Group, “Christ Our MERRICKVILLE Sacrifice” Saturday, November 16, 9:45-10:45 a.m. Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 117 Victoria St. Bibles/ ACW Christmas Bazaar, Bake Study guides provided. Active discus- Table & Luncheon at Holy Trinity Ansions. Prayer requests welcomed. glican Church, Friday, November 15, Carleton Place Baptist Church is 7-9 and Saturday, November 16, 11-3. celebrating 125 years of worship in our Lunch available on Saturday. present building on Sunday, November Book Signing- “Old Enough to 17 at 11:00 a.m. Come and celebrate Fight” by Dan Black. Nov. 16, 1:30 p.m. with us. Merrickville Library. 613-269-3326. Carleton Place Orange Lodge meets eBooks @ Your Library Seminar. 3rd Tuesday of the month at 195 Indus- Sat., Nov. 23, 10:30 a.m. Bring your trial Ave at 8 p.m. Info: Kevin 613-253- device and learn to download eBooks 5547. and audiobooks. Merrickville Library. Come Join Us Sunday morning at 613-269-3326. 10:30 am, Beckwith Baptist Church at LEGO Club, Saturday, November the corner of Tennyson Road and 7th 16, 10-12 drop-in. Merrickville Library. Line of Beckwith. Coffee and Fellow- Ages 4-12. ship time following the service. All Lessons at Beginning Again Craft welcome. School, November 24. Spinning with Royal Canadian Legion, 177 George spindle or wheel. 613-269-4238. St., Chicken Kiev Dinner, November Merrickville and District Histori17, 5:30-7 p.m. Info: call 613-257-1727. cal Society presents speaker Philip Bury Tickets available at the bar. UE, “The Grenville Militia Then and Seniors 50 & over, join the Sunset Now: Citizen soldiers defending our Club for fun and games, trips, etc. Meet- homes in 1812 and teaching history in ing at Legion, 1 p.m. every Wednesday. 2013. St Marguerite Bourgeoys School. Info: 257-8102. 7:30 p.m. November 26.

PERTH Bake sale, Saturday, November 16, 10-3, Perth Library. Proceeds support library literacy programs. Blood Donor Clinic, Civitan ClubMon. Nov. 15, 1-7 p.m. “Bounce Back” Workshop. Nov. 20, 6-8 p.m. Stewart School. Presented by Open Doors and Public Health. Learn how to help your child rebound from life’s challenges. Childcare available with advance notice. 613-2644789. Brain Injury- Moving on Group, meet at 1 Sherbrooke St., the second and last Wednesday of each month, 10 a.m.-noon. Info: Kathy (613)283-7795. Bridge, Perth Duplicate Bridge Club meets 7:00 p.m., Thursdays, November 21 at the Perth Civitan Club. November 28, at St Paul’s United Church. For partnership contact Bert Picard 613267-5305. Carpet Bowling, Wednesdays, November 20, 27, 12:45 p.m Branch 244 Perth Upon Tay, Royal Canadian Legion. Contact: 613-267-6872. Christmas Bazaar, November 16, 9 a.m-1 p.m. P.D.C.I, 13 Victoria St. Baked goods, crafts, jewelry, etc. Proceeds to benefit Food Bank and Environmental Club. Rentals: 613-267-3051. Community Dinner, Saturday, November 16, 4:30-6 p.m. at St Paul’s United Church, Gore Street. Everyone welcome. CPHC (Community and Primary Health Care) Seniors Heartwise Fitness Classes, 50+. Every Tuesday, 11 a.m., Perth Civitan Club. Certified instructors. Info Donna 613-273-8672 or Mercedes 613-272-0222. CWL Christmas Bazaar. November 16 Farrell Hall. 10 am- 2 pm. Luncheon, crafts, silent auction, crafts, Santa’s Secret Shoppe. Pics with Santa 11 am. Film Night International Perth presents its final film of the fall season, No, a film from Chile about the toppling of the Pinochet dictatorship, Wednesday November 20, 2 pm and 7 pm, at the Full Circle Theatre, Craig Street. 613-

267-1224. Half Off Sale! (Specific clothing) November 23th, The Salvation Army Thrift Store, 51 Foster St. (See in store for super savings) Jingle Bells Bazaar & luncheon. Nov. 16, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. St. James Anglican Church, corner of Drummond & Harvey Streets. Baked goods, crafts, jewellery, Christmas decorations, silent auction, lots more! Perth Tay Seniors. Card game. Lions Hall. Nov. 27, lunch noon, cards 1 p.m. 613-267-1422. Pre-Christmas Gathering to remember loved ones we have lost. Glad Tidings Church, 160 Wayside Dr., Perth (behind Hinton Dodge). Friday, November 22, 7 PM. Doors open at 6:30 PM. Rideau Trail Association Hike, Sunday, November 17, Tallow Rock Bay Trail. Level 2 hike, moderate pace. Meet at 9:00 a.m. Leader: Sabine Jackel, 613-267-5390. Rideau Trail Association Hike, Sunday November 24, Port Elmsley to Smiths Falls. Level 1 hike, 10 km. Hike on the Rideau Trail finishing at Cornelia Court, Smiths Falls. Meet at 9:00 a.m. Conlon Farm. Leader: Susan Samila, 613-264-1196 ssamila@storm.ca Skater Church every Friday, 6:308:30 p.m. beginning November 22, St. James Anglican Church, 54 Beckwith St., East. Call 613-267-1163 for more details. Social Bridge- McMartin House, 125 Gore St., East, every Friday afternoon. 613-267-3952. The Butterfly Fan Club, Perth & District Breast Cancer support Group, Thursday, Nov. 21, 7-9 p.m., Perth Family Health Centre, 33 Lewis St. Info: Carleen 613-812-4474. Monthly meetings, 3rd Thursday. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Tuesdays 5 p.m. at Community Care. Info: Barbara 613-267-2040. Yuletide Fair & Luncheon, Saturday, November 23rd, 10 a.m - 1:30 p.m. St. Paul’s United Church, Perth. Bake table, crafts, knitting, Children’s secret shop, hot lunch, etc. Info: 613267-2973.

RURAL 1st Annual Country Hoedown. Saturday November 16 at the BVM Hall in Stanleyville. 8 pm-1 am. Tickets available by calling 613-264-7336. Music by DJ. 2nd Annual Christmas Craft Sale in Oxford Mills, MapleWood Hall, November 16 and 17, 10:30-4. 4 hand euchre, Wednesday, November 20, 7:00 p.m. Montague Seniors Hall, Rosedale. Good prizes, good food. (613)284-1074. Annual Fall Fish Fry- Sponsor: St. Philip Neri Church, Toledo. Sun. Nov. 17, 3:30-6. Toledo Legion Hall. Takeout available. Pork for non-fish lovers. Annual Franktown Craft Fair & Luncheon, Saturday, November 16, 10-3. Centennial Hall, 152 Church St., Franktown. Info: 613-283-3789. Annual General Meeting. Nov. 20, 7 p.m. Clayton Hall. Annual Women in Business Expo, Sunday, November 17, 11-3, 24 Water St, Portland. Proceeds to Breast Cancer Research. Ashton United Church Playgroup, every Thursday 9:30-11. Everyone wel-

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come, no age limits. 613-257-7761 for details. C.A.R.E. Program for frail adults. (Mondays, Lanark, North Lanark Community Health Center) and (Fridays, CPHC Building, 15 Bates Dr.). (613)264-0307. Celtic Concert at Portland United Church, Friday, November 15, 7 pm. Delicious refreshments. Chili Cook Off, Sat. Nov. 16. Maberly Hall. Fresh home-baked pies. 5-7 p.m. Sponsor: Maberly Agricultural Society. 613-268-2960. Chili Supper, Saturday, November 23, 4:30-7 p.m. at St Bedes Church, 1641 Rosedale Rd., Nolans Corners. Proceeds to Canadian Diabetes Association. Info: Erica 613-284-9836. Christmas Shopping Party, Watsons Corners Community Hall, Sunday, November 17, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Christmas Worship, Bake Sale, Bazaar and Tea. Wed. Nov. 27, starting 1:30. Bethel United Church, Rideau Ferry. 613-283-6324. Elgin Lions Club Christmas Craft Market, Elgin Lions Hall. Saturday, November 23rd, 9 a.m - 3 p.m. Final Service at St. Anne’s, Easton’s Corners. Nov. 17, 11 a.m. Light lunch to follow. All welcome. 613-284-0307. Fun and Fitness Mondays 9:3010:30, Middleville Community Hall. Info: Kara (613)259-2182. Fun and Fitness Thursdays 9:3010:30, Ferguson Falls Hall. Info: Kara (613)259-2182. Fun and Fitness Thursdays 9:3010:30, Middleville Hall. Info: Kara (613)259-2182. Fun and Fitness Wednesdays Lower Mobility Class, 1:30-2:30 p.m., North Lanark Community Health Centre. Info: Kara (613)259-2182. Ham and Bean Supper, November 16, 6 p.m. at Christ Church, Ashton. Euchre to follow. Tickets: Ruth Jones 613-838-5404, Marion Jones 613-8385405 or Jim Kirkpatrick 613-253-2878. Ham Supper Friday, November 15, Pierces Corners Hall, 4:30-6:30 PM. Euchre to follow, 7:30 PM. Light lunch. All welcome. Info:613-489-1684. Holiday Vendors Fair, Saturday, November 16, Pierce’s Corners Hall, 9-3. Drop off non perishables for the North Gower Outreach Food Bank. Kitley Elders Potluck lunch. November 21, 12 noon. St. Andrew’s United Church Hall, Toledo. All welcome. 613-284-0307. Monthly community luncheon, November 26, 12-1 p.m. Portland United Church, 2nd Anniversary Celebration, ham, scalloped potatoes, dessert. Handicapped accessible. All welcome. New Horizon Club, Burritts Rapids Hall, Nov. 27, 2 p.m. Speaker: Colin Goodfellow, CEO Kemptville District Hospital. Refreshments. Call 613-2692737. Off The Shelf- readings for adults. Mon. Nov. 18, 7 p.m. Library. 613-2693326. Quilting & Sewing Club meets every Thursday, 10 a.m. Montague & District Seniors Forget-Me-Not Club, 658 Rosedale Rd S. Call (613)283-8482, (613)283-6240. Ruby Tuesdays- information and support group for women. North Lanark Community Health Centre, every other Tuesday, 1:00-3:00. Info: Sherry (613)259-2182. Saturday Night At the Grand Ole Opry at the Roebuck Community Centre. November 23, Music/dance 8pmMidnight. Midnight Turkey buffet. See Rural page 23


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Comedian delivers powerful message to St. Michael’s students By JENNIFER WESTENDORP jwestendorp@perfprint.ca

News – Money can certainly be funny. The underlying joke, of course, being that there is never enough of it. James Cunningham, Canadian comedian and host of the Food Network’s ‘Eat St.’ presented his ‘Funny Money’ show at St. Michael Catholic High School on Nov. 7. “You spent $100 billion dollars last year,” said Cunningham to the audience of hundreds of teenagers in the cafeteria. “But let’s talk about how much you earned. You earned $5.6 billion last year. What this tells me is that you spend 18 times more money than you make.” Cunningham said that the additional $94.4 billion that slips through the hands of Canadian teenagers comes from parents, grandparents, foster parents and other primary caregivers. “Go home tonight and thank your mom and dad for the $94 billion,” said Cunningham. Cunningham said that teenagers are driving cars, wearing clothes and talking on their phones, but they aren’t paying for it. “You’re spending too much money,” said Cunningham. Cunningham said it’s important for teenagers to begin budgeting their money now, before the reality of life hits them in the face after high school. “The budget never works because you focus too much on the expenses,” said Cunningham. Cunningham asked for a Grade 12 female student who intends to go to college or university after high school to step up to the front. He then listed various expenses involved with pursuing a postsecondary education, such as tuition, books, school supplies and rent. Cunningham asked the student to estimate how much a year attending St. Michael’s costs her. She answered between $200 and $300. Cunningham then asked her how much an ink refill for a printer costs. She answered ‘like $60.’ “Like? Who buys it?” said Cunningham. The girl responded that her mother buys the printer ink. “So you didn’t factor in printer ink when calculating how much a year of high school costs

Aiming for less debt, more Christmas News – A Debt Free Christmas? For most Canadians, this is only a dream. How does one survive the shopping frenzy of holiday giving without facing the dreaded credit card statement in January? February is said to be the most depressive month of the year – lack of daylight may only be one reason. The Bank of Canada estimates that a 0.5 per cent increase in interest rates puts 1.1 million Canadian households at risk of defaulting on their consumer credit or mortgage-related debt. This is how tight to the breaking point many of us are living and it is causing us personal, marital and financial grief. Another statistic by the Vanier Institute cites 70 per cent of all marital breakups have financial stress at the root. The Kerith Debt Freedom Centre is invested in helping our community break free from the debt cycle. They would like to see every family in North Grenville released from the oppression of mounting debt and living lives free of fear and strife. Their trained debt coaches offer free face to face debt advice to all in need. Maybe a little debt advice before Christmas can save a lot of grief after Christmas. Come and meet the coaches at an informal drop in event and learn how you can experience financial freedom once and for all. Kerith Debt Freedom Centre Drop-In Event, Nov. 27, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., 2659 Concession Road, Kemptville. Call 613-258-4815 for more information or visit www.kdfc.ca.

you?” said Cunningham. Cunningham then asked for a male student with a driver’s licence, who doesn’t own a car, and whose parents own a crappy minivan, to come up to the front. He asked the student to guess how much it costs to own and operate a vehicle for one year. The student estimated $5,000. “The most common answer I get is $500 and all the teachers laugh,” said Cunningham. Cunningham listed out the expenses associated with owning a car, including gas, insurance and maintenance. “Did you actually know how much it cost or did you guess?” said Cunningham. The student admitted that he had guessed. Cunningham said that the trick to handling money is to focus on income. “You have to conscientiously focus on how much money you get and keep track of your income, rather than your expenses,” said Cunningham. “Teenagers have all sorts of money coming in, from part-time jobs, birthday money and of course, your parents.” Cunningham said that as high school students, it was time to start slowly weaning themselves off using their parents as their primary source of income. “Right now is the time,” said Cunningham. Cunningham said that credit cards are going to be the biggest source of debt in their lives. “The average Canadian, in interest over their lifetime, spends about $32,000 on credit cards,” said Cunningham. Cunningham asked those in the audience who had their wallets on them to take them out and show him. “As you get older, your wallet becomes fuller,” said Cunningham. “You have to keep it simple.” Cunningham showed the students a typical adult wallet, which was bursting at the seams with cards and bits of paper. He said the average Canadian adult has between two and four major credit cards, two and three bank cards and three and four merchant credit cards lurking in their wallets. “Make sure you know how these credit cards work,” said Cunningham. Cunningham asked the biggest, toughest guy in the school to come up to the front. He handed the student a few bags filled with ‘money.’ Cunningham told the student he was now the head of a credit card company and even though he has lots of money, he still wants more, so he decides to lend it to other people for a fee. Cunningham asked the smallest girl in the school to come up to the front. He tells the girl she is only supposed to use the credit card in case of an emergency. However, what if she came upon a giant retail mall that was having a huge sale on clothes? The credit card in this hypothetical situation is now maxed out. “He’s happy over here,” said Cunningham, indicating the male student. “She now owes him $1,000.” Cunningham said credit card companies want to keep you on the hook with debt, so they can make more money off the interest. “You just maxed out that credit card,” said Cunningham. “Are you going to tell your parents? No. Do you have the $1,000 to pay it off? No. You’re just going to keep making the minimum payment of $50 a month.” Cunningham explained that to purchase a laptop valued at $1,300 in cash would remain a $1,300 expense. However, the same laptop, purchased with a credit card that has a 19.5 per cent annual interest rate, to which you only make minimum payments, will end up costing you $3,785.67. “So how do you outsmart credit card companies?” said Cunningham. “It’s simple. Don’t put anything on the credit card you can’t pay off right away. This shows financial responsibility and allows you to build a good credit score.” Cunningham said you have to control credit cards and not allow them to control you. He then

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Comedian James Cunningham paid a visit to St. Michael Catholic High School on November 7. held up a $50 bill and said that one of the most important lessons he learned in life was with a $50 bill. “The rich get richer,” said Cunningham. “My grandfather taught me this. He sat me down one day and gave me a $50 bill. He said ‘do you get money to work for you, or do you work for money?’” Cunningham said the moral of the lecture was to invest money wisely, rather than blowing it all on consumer goods. He said it’s easy to take $50 and spend it on your Xbox, clothes, junk food or your phone. But all these things are consumer goods that depreciate in value the minute you leave the store, whereas investments continue to grow. “This doesn’t mean you should go to school naked and hungry, carrying a gold bar,” said Cunningham. “Don’t stop buying consumer goods, but start putting a little bit into investments.” Cunningham said that if you start putting $50 from every paycheck, or $100 a month, into a mutual bond when you’re 28-years-old, then you’ll have roughly $273,000 when you retire. However, if you begin 10 years earlier, at the

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age of 18, then you’ll have $625,379 by the time you retire. Cunningham encouraged the students to talk to their moms, dads, grandparents or business teachers about money. “Money is not the most important thing in your life, but it will become very important soon” said Cunningham. Cunningham reiterated the three primary messages of his presentation, which were ‘know your flow,’ ‘control what you owe’ and ‘invest some doe.’ Cunningham encouraged the students to check out www.GetSmarterAboutMoney.ca to get more information about money management. He feels there is a real problem with financial awareness amongst youth in Canada. “I discovered this years ago when I was doing stand-up comedy,” said Cunningham. “I would talk about being broke and everyone would cheer because everyone is broke. I thought there’s something to this.” The ‘Funny Money’ show is sponsored by The Investor Education Fund and The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada, which pays for 200 shows across the country and reaches 100,000 students annually.


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Legion Br. 95, 7 Main St. E., 7 p.m. Partnership Terry Fagan, (613)283-6393. Christmas Concert. Sunday, November 17, 1-4 p.m. at SFDCI cafetorium. featuring the RedHawk Rhythmics & the SFDCI Reunion Band. Contact 613-283-6311. Club 60 meeting every 2nd Tuesday of the month. Birthday party, last Tuesday of every month, 1:30 PM for both. Smiths Falls Legion, Branch 95. Duplicate Bridge, Tuesday, November 19, Legion, starting at 1 p.m. Partnership Janet Sparks 613-283-1957. EA- Emotions Anonymous- 12step organization working toward recovery from emotional difficulties (marriage, children, grief, etc). Meetings (every Tuesday)- November 19, 7 p.m. Salvation Army Church (side door). (613)283-0960.

Pet Photos with Santa Friday, November 22, 5-8 p.m. County Fair Mall, Smiths Falls. To benefit Mel’s Farm All Animal Rescue. Photos by WMD Photography, just in time for Christmas! Rotary Ladies Night. Dinner and Fashion Show. Silent Auction. Wed. Nov. 20. Social 6-7 p.m., dinner 7 p.m. Royal Canadian Legion. Tickets: Marianne Style, The Gallery Beauty Salon or any Rotary member. Rummage Sale! Saturday, November 23rd, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. St. John’s Anglican Church Parish Hall. Sponsored by ACW, Group B. SFC Hospital Auxiliary Annual Christmas Bazaar. Sat. Nov. 16, 9-2. Royal Canadian Legion Br. 95, Smiths Falls. Info. 613-283-2967. Showing, the Classic Film “Martin Luther” on Saturday, November 16 at

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UT SOLD O November 16 - 8:00 pm Submitted photo November 14 - 6:30 p.m. An English pantomime is unlike anything you’ve ever seen! Here, the November 21, 22 - 8:00 p.m. & evil Squire Creep (Hugh McCulloch) feigns love for Mother Goose (Joe November 23 - 2:00 & 8:00 p.m. Weber) in the Studio Theatre’s production of The Wonderful Story of December 5, 6, 7 - 8:00 p.m. & Mother Goose. December 8, 2:00 p.m. Squire Creep: (indignantly) I certain- tion of Cinderella. The show packed the December 17 - 7:30 p.m.

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After a few minutes a window filled with huge barrels of the famabove suddenly opened. An elderly ily’s own product. lady wearing a friendly smile stuck We asked to sample a Riesling, her head out. “Bonjour,” she said, a white wine the region is famous before asking if we were there for a for. She also brought out a bottle she tasting. We said we were. said was a rosé. I thought it tasted She promptly appeared in the more like a Cabernet Franc, light courtyard and led us into a wine in colouring but tart and dry on the BY JEFF MAGUIRE cellar which, despite being musty tongue. It was nice. The Riesling smelling, was just an incredible was fantastic. When we left we had district of southwest Germany, which place to visit. The winery build- each (both couples) purchased a botincludes the picturesque Black For- ings had clearly stood for hundreds See COLUMN page 27 est, you are left in little doubt as to of years. The dark wine cellar was the value of grape growing. We toured both areas in October and with the grape harvest in full swing it was incredible to witness the impact grapes have on both nation’s economies. Mechanical harvesting has arrived but with many of the vineyards located on steep hillsides, people power is still a big part of the anPUBLIC NOTICE nual harvest. Machines skim off the 2014 ANNUAL COUNTY BUDGET largest bunches but leave the smaller grapes. Human hands do the rest, The 2014 draft County budget will be considered by carefully clipping the stems and deCounty Council on Wednesday, November 27th, 2013 positing the grapes in baskets which are then added to larger vessels. at 7:00 pm in the Council Chambers at 99 Christie Overall, the task is huge! Lake Road, Perth. In the Alsace grape vines stretch For a copy of the draft budget or additional information, from horizon to horizon, over hill and dale, literally. The vines climb contact Kurt Greaves, Chief Administrative Officer at the hillsides. They run right into the (613) 267-4200 ext. 1101 or by email at kgreaves@ towns and villages. Every square lanarkcounty.ca. centimetre of available space is used. That’s how valuable grapes are! www.lanarkcounty.ca Touring in the Alsace we stopped in the village of Barr, Bas Rhin (Bas Rhin means “Lower Rhine”). We followed the winery signage in Barr and ended up strolling into an ancient, cobblestone courtyard. There seemed to be no one around.

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Of course the Canadian wine industry is also on the upswing. The Niagara Region and areas of southern British Columbia, in particular, are becoming more and more prominent, especially in terms of the quality of their wines. Of course we are not among the world’s big players. Canada’s population is too small. In 2011 we were listed 31st and 42nd in the world in terms of the volume of wine produced on two websites I read before writing this week’s column. The world numbers in general are inconsistent by the way. Evidently there is some jockeying between France and Italy in terms of which country tops the annual wine production list globally. Based on what I have discovered it is between those two countries. Sometimes Italy comes out on top and other years it is France. Most recently Italy, which is responsible for making approximately one-fifth of the world’s wine supply, appears to be the leader. The Top 10 wine producing nations is consistent but the order is not. Spain, Argentina and the United States are among the leaders. Germany is ranked as high as fourth on some lists, but never lower than 10th. Also among the leaders are China, South Africa, Australia and Chile. There is a difference between the amount of grapes grown and the volume of wine produced. Obviously other products, including nonalcoholic juice, are manufactured using grapes. When you visit the Alsace region of northeast France and the Baden

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Lifestyle – Our travels this fall took us to two of the Top 10 wine producing nations in the world. For the first time in our lives we were in Europe at the height of the grape harvest. What an interesting experience it was! Before offering some details of what we saw in France and Germany in October I will write a little about how much access to wines from around the world has improved in this country. At one time in Canada, or certainly in Ontario at least, it was difficult to be a “wine connoisseur”. That’s because the availability of the world’s best wines was limited. I can remember the days when the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO) had small outlets and in most communities customers had no direct access to any of the products they sold. Instead you went to the local LCBO and studied a list of the available products which was inscribed on tablets above a counter containing pads and pencils. You then had to write down the number(s) which corresponded with what you wanted to purchase (wine or spirits) and hand that to a clerk. In turn the employee would disappear into the storeroom at the back of the outlet, retrieve the items you selected and then ring them up at the cash register. There was no opportunity to pick up and study the available bottles of wine or liquor and decide what appealed to you. Talk to anyone who grew up in the 1950s, ‘60s or ‘70s and I’m sure they will laugh when you talk to them about the sequence which unfolded when we went to the liquor store. When it came to wine, for example, the majority of people had no idea what to look for and therefore it was a crap shoot, so to speak. You would buy a particular product and hope for the best. No Internet information to fall back on in those days! As a result most people didn’t have a clue about which wines were good and which were bad. Little wonder most folks’ early experience with wine in Ontario included products such as ‘Baby Duck’, ‘Baby Bear’ or some other “cuddly sounding” product. Don’t get me wrong. I am not knocking items that were once the toast of the Canadian wine industry. But at the time a lot of what was available here was fizzy, sweet tipple that I think was made in hopes of imitating Mateus, a rosé from Portugal. Mateus by the way was first manufactured in 1942 and is still available, in red and white versions. I think it’s safe to say that years ago it was difficult to have an appreciation for good wine because most of us simply weren’t exposed to the best. My, how times have changed! The LCBO is now the biggest importer of wine and spirits in the world. Yes, No. 1 on the planet! Canadians in general have unlimited access to wine and interest has never been higher. Now many Canadians are focused on vintage product which simply wasn’t available previously.

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tle of the white wine. It was a 2007 and cost us all of €5 (about $8 CDN). At a Canadian winery we would have shelled out more than twice that much. Our bottle disappeared so fast at the family Thanksgiving celebration that I barely had a taste! Later that day, in the same area, we stopped to watch foreign workers harvest grapes on a hillside. The ruins of what was once a small chapel stood nearby. I took many photographs of the operation. On reflection they look like they could have been shot 50 years ago. The fall grape harvest in the Alsace continues the same way it has for centuries. The situation in Germany is virtually identical. The only difference is the Black Forest is more picturesque. Germany is undoubtedly most famous for its beer. But the wine produced in the Baden region is, as they say in Germany, “wunderbar” (wonderful). The magical village of Gengenbach where we stayed for eight days is surrounded by vineyards.

The local “Gengenbacher” wines are superb. I prefer red wine and I particularly enjoyed their “Spätburgunder Rotwein” (red wine made from pinot noir grapes). In fact I enjoyed it every day we were there. I also like their prices. You can buy a 750 millilitre bottle of wine in Germany for as little as €3 ($4.80 CDN). And that’s for a four or five-year-old vintage! Not surprisingly the amount and the variety of wine (including many bottle sizes) available in supermarkets in Germany and France is vast. Without the intrusion of constant government tax hikes the prices are low. Obviously drinking responsibly is very important and, despite more liberal attitudes toward alcohol in Europe, binge drinking remains a serious problem. Wine is meant to be savoured and enjoyed in moderation. We did just that during our latest European adventure. For me, witnessing the grape harvest there was a major highlight. If you have a comment or question for Jeff Maguire he can be reached by email at: jeffrey.maguire@ rogers.com.

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The Grade 7 and 8 students at St. Michael Catholic High School in Kemptville march through the trenches in a silent procession on Remembrance Day. The Grade 10 students responsible for the construction of the trenches stand along the edges. Bagpipes played while the students walked through. through our defences.” Students were also required to spend time repairing the trenches and writing in their journals. “You can only do so much with a textbook,” he said. The students got the message and understood the importance of the project,

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BR+E Alliance hosts â&#x20AC;&#x153;Money Mattersâ&#x20AC;? Business Seminar Business - Join the BR+E Alliance for the first in a fourpart complimentary business seminar series on Nov. 20, 2013 at the University of Guelphâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Kemptville Campus, Parish Hall from 6 to 9 p.m. The BR+E Alliance held the launch of its new four-part seminar series on Oct. 9. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It is important that business know that this is for them,â&#x20AC;? explained Teri Devine, North Grenville Economic Development Coordinator. This first session is called â&#x20AC;&#x153;Money Mattersâ&#x20AC;?, and will feature a panel of experts to answer your financial planning questions in an open forum. Panelists include: Cathy Sheppard of Sheppard & Associates, Melissa White of RBC Small Business Banking, Steve Lefave of the Grenville Community Futures Corporation and Robert Walker of Walker and Associates. An exciting addition to the series this year will be 20 minute marketing features to highlight relevant

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Three local girls land roles in Ballet Jorgen Nutcracker By JENNIFER WESTENDORP jwestendorp@perfprint.ca

Arts – Three local children have certainly learned that working hard pays off in big ways. During the tryouts for this year’s Ballet Jorgen production of ‘The Nutcracker, a Canadian Tradition,’ 13-yearold Madison MacDonald, nine-year-old Jaden Hare and nine-year-old Jasmine Spurrell all landed roles. “I felt really excited that I got in,” said Hare. “I was really hoping I got in and I did.” MacDonald and Hare both performed in the prestigious ballet last year, whereas this is the first year for Spurrell. “I felt really surprised,” said Spurrell. “I didn’t think I would make it because there were lots of people auditioning.” The girls auditioned for different roles based on their ages. Both Hare and Spurrell will be filling the roles of frogs for the performance. MacDonald will be featured as a dragonfly. Roughly 30 dancers auditioned for six available roles as dragonflies. For the six frog roles, approximately 40 dancers auditioned.“I felt excited cause I moved up into a higher level this year and I knew it would be more of a challenge for me,” said MacDonald. “It’s fun to do something new this year.” All three girls live in Kemptville and study dance at Farrah Dance Works. MacDonald has been in ballet for four years. She also dances jazz, contemporary, tap and hip-hop. “I actually started with jazz and went on to the competi-

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Thank You from the Energy East Pipeline project team

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Recently, TransCanada visited Kemptville to discuss our newly proposed Energy East Pipeline project with local community members. Our experts listened as community residents shared their thoughts on a number of topics about the project, including questions around how TransCanada safeguards its pipeline system to how it protects rivers and environmentally sensitive areas along the project route. I’d like to first say thank you to those who joined us at our event. The feedback we receive from each person at these open houses is gathered, recorded and considered as we work toward the planning of the pipeline. It’s an essential part of our engagement process and something we take very seriously. TransCanada has one of the best records in the industry for delivering energy safely and efficiently across North America. In 2012 alone, we spent $1 billion on proactive maintenance programs to protect our pipelines. It’s these types of commitments that ensure our projects are developed in the safest and most socially responsible manner possible, and Energy East will be no exception. Special measures will be used when crossing rivers and other sensitive areas to help further protect the environment. Some of these include adding thicker-walled pipe and placing extra sensors and valve systems closer together in these important areas. We will also monitor the pipeline 24 hours a day with the ability to remotely shut it down within minutes anywhere along the route, and will place specialized equipment and field crews along the entire project to monitor, maintain and respond immediately if needed. Pipelines are the safest way to transport oil across North America and our oil pipelines are among the newest and safest ever built. I’ve been in this industry for over 30 years so I can tell you firsthand that no one has a stronger interest in the protection of TransCanada’s pipelines than we do. That’s why we continuously adopt new technologies and new programs to improve our systems every day. Thank you once again for hosting us in your community and sharing your thoughts. Our events are designed to ensure we achieve one important goal: to communicate one-on-one with each individual who attends our open houses. We appreciate your hospitality and look forward to meeting with you again very soon. For more information about our project, please visit us at www.EnergyEastPipeline.com Sincerely,

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News â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Good progress continues to be made on the Habitat for Humanity home being built in Kemptville with the team from Ricoh volunteering to paint the residence. Left to right are: Rob Potter, (in the back) Jennifer McEvoy, (in front) Linda Potter, (in back) Art Parks, (in front) Chuck Gauthier, (in front) Christina and Ryker Horning, (in back) Scott Leonard, Pierre Legault and Pam Gresswell. Absent from the picture is Ryan McBride. Submitted photo

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international development return to plague him. As the story swings between Mexico and Canada, city and country, Berrin struggles to find his roots, transcend his trauma, and create a new life with Eileen. In Times Wanting (ISBN: 9781771230285), by Kevin Morris, is published by General Store Publishing House, Renfrew, Ontario, and retails for $25.

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CHURCH LISTINGS St. James Anglican Church Clothier Street West, Sunday Service 8:00 a.m. First and Third Sundays 9:15 a.m. every Sunday. Father Robert Porter 613-258-2562. Kemptville Pentecostal Church 1964 County Road 43 - Kemptville. Sunday services: 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sunday School during service. Reverend Steven Kohls. North Grenville Community Church (2659 Concession). Free Methodist 10:30 a.m Sunday Service 613-258-4815. Senior Pastor Reverend Daniel C. Massey. www.ngccfm.ca. Presbyterian Kemptville & Mountain Pastoral Charge Rev. Samer Kandalaft. St. Paulâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Kemptville 10:45 a.m. Sunday Service / Church School / Nursery. Knox Mountain Service 9:15 a.m. Holy Cross Church (505 Clothier St. W). Mass Times: Sat: 5 p.m., Sun: 9 and 11 a.m. Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Liturgy during 11 a.m. Mass. Father Andrew Shim. St. Johnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s United Church 400 Prescott Street 10:00 AM Sunday Service with a nursery and Church school. Rev. Lynda Harrison officiating. Offices open Tues 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., & Wed-Fri 8:30 a.m.â&#x20AC;&#x201C;12 p.m. Phone 613-258-3259 or e-mail stjohnsk@magma.ca. Calendar of events available at www.kemptvilleunitedchurch.org. Building is fully accessible.

St. Andrews United 256 South Gower Dr., Heckston. Sunday Service 11 a.m. Reverend Blair Paterson 613-989-2825. Kemptville Christian Reformed Church 2455 County Rd. 18/Clothier St. W. 10:00 a.m and 6:30 p.m. (call for details) Sunday Services. Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Worship during morning service, Sunday School following a.m service. 613-258-5008 Harmony Community Church 12010 Ormond Road, Winchester. Sunday Service 9:15 a.m. Adult Bible Class 10:30 a.m. Morning Worship 613-774-5170 Rev. D.B. North, Pastor. United Pentecostal Church 10 St. Lawrence Street. Bishops Mills. Times Of Services: Sunday Morning 10 a.m., Morning Worship Sunday Evening 6 p.m., Evangelist Service â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Old Fashion Preaching & Gospel Singing. Pastor-Rev. William Morehouse, 613-258-3665. Southgate Community Church 1303 French Settlement Rd., Kemptville. 8:30 amâ&#x20AC;&#x201C;9:45 am and 11:11 a.m. Lead Pasor â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Ben Last. Youth and Worship Pastor â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Joel Van Dasselaar. Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Ministry â&#x20AC;&#x201C; coordinator Lindsay Shephard. www.southgatechurch.com The Anglican Parish of Oxford â&#x20AC;&#x153;A BIG Country Welcomeâ&#x20AC;?. St. Andrewâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Garretton, 11:00 a.m. Second and Fourth Sundays St. Anneâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Oxford Station 11:00 a.m. First and Third Sundays. Father Robert Porter 613-258-2562.

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News - Author Kevin Morris will be reading from his new book, In Times Wanting at the North Grenville Public Library on Thursday, Nov. 21 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Morris has drawn his inspiration for this story from his international development experiences in Mexico, his work in Artist-Run-Centres across Canada, and his Irish roots in rural Canada â&#x20AC;&#x201C; as well as from his varied careers as a potter, teacher, youth worker and community developer for youth centres across Canada. He has worked for Youth Centres Canada over the past decade (formerly called TYPS, working out of Merrickville), and he has been a frequent visitor to our region. He has also been recently published in The Antigonish Review. The book tells the story about a couple who meet in Ottawa after a decadelong separation. After surviving near execution and emotional breakdown in Mexico, Berrin and Eileen are reunited in Ottawa. Both are in search of a new beginning. Their story, which draws upon a little-known history of youth and community engagement between Canada and Mexico, throws new light on our times and our New World Order. Ending his retreat into Canadaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s hinterlands, Berrin has found shelter in a coop of community activists in Ottawa, his return also landing him in a job in the nearby craft market, distraction in an Artist-Run-Centre, and renewed contact with his family farm. And hope, which materializes with the re-appearance of Eileen in his life. But the ideals and dreams that had initially taken him into

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ditorial – Putting money in the hands of teenagers can be the equivalent to setting it on fire. An interesting figure came to light recently. Canadian teenagers spend $100 billion annually and yet earn a meagre $5.6 billion. Where does all this money come from? Their parents, grandparents, robbing banks…? Perhaps this figure is some sort of mistake. After all, who would be stupid enough to hand over $94 billion? A conspiracy theory is afoot in all this. There is no way that parents are so filthy rich, they hand money over to their kids like it’s going out of style. The same goes for grandparents and banks. Growing up in modern society would be a mind blowing experience. The ability to take without earning, attend school without learning, text and instant message without conscience and spend 18 hours a day plugged into some sort of hand held device. Back in the day, when you had to get a job at the tender age of 12, spent hours studying to earn a good grade because tests were hard, read books (not to be mistaken for Facebook) for entertainment and spent the majority of your time outside mastering the monkey bars, people actually had the ambition to do things. Now what? This mindset of entitlement is going to drastically alter the course of human history. While there are still clearly

some hard-working and diligent young people, too many it seems rack up $100 phone bills, expect their parents to hand over their car keys when they get their G2 and then ask for extra money on top of it all. A lot of money it seems. Gone are the days of the $2 weekly allowance. Giving does not always equal generosity. Sometimes it creates an enabling environment. Modern parents must rise up and together, in one booming voice, say ‘enough is enough.’ No more paying your kids’ phone bills, or lending them your car - which they empty of its warranty and gas content – or handing over $20 bills on a regular basis. By sticking together, parents can reverse this horrendous trend of youthful consumerism. When children have to work for their money, they’ll respect it more and therefore spend less. It’s a rather simple equation that parents seem to have forgotten. It is a parent’s responsibility to provide shelter, clothing, food and love. If you do that, then stop. Going back to the basics and keeping things simple is the only way for the human species to alter the damaging effects of the credit system and extreme consumerism. Don’t wait until your kid is 28-yearsold and living in your basement to put your foot down. Act now!

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ifestyle - Every fall our animals start misbehaving. I don’t know if it’s the cooler weather or the lack of fresh grass to eat or what, but they all seem to get their whiskers in a bunch. The sheep have an excuse. They are newly pregnant. They are hungry, and the frost has killed the grass. They haven’t quite accepted the idea of dry hay as a main staple yet, and they can smell interesting items rotting in the gardens and flower beds on the other side of the fence. So every time someone leaves a gate or shed door open, they make good use of it. The sheep might be even more badly behaved this year because we have sold the rams. And we aren’t getting a new one. I think the plan is we have one more lambing season and that’s it. No more sheep for us. The Farmer and I are looking forward to our mid-life with our back muscles intact. I think he is planning to spend the rest of his time reinforcing fences for wayward cows. We will concentrate on building our beef cattle herd now. Cows need strong fences. I don’t

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know which is worse: springtime, when everything smells all fresh and green, or the fall, when leaf and apple rot perfumes the air. Mocha has a hard time resisting either scent. And she’s a smart, resourceful cow. She takes note of weak spots in the fencing. The big, red cow has been known to bust a fence 100 acres back, crash her way delicately through the forest up to the road, and emerge onto the meadow at the front of the property, where the apple trees grow and the silage bales are stacked. Mmmmm. Whiskey and apples. The last time she broke out she also tried to quietly put herself back into the barnyard without her crimes being detected. And she might have made it, except she chose to

relieve herself on the way through the shed. It was a calling card of sorts. The door opened and swung shut behind her so if it weren’t for the huge cow plop in the middle of the gravel floor we might not have known she had escaped for a few hours. This week it was Donkey and Misty’s turn. Donkey broke the last fence gate so the Farmer built a new one. It took a few months of nibbling with his big donkey lips but Donkey – or Houdini – has now figured out how to get that gate open. Who needs fingers and opposable thumbs when you have dexterous donkey lips? I came home from work one night to find my husband driving the perimeter on his ATV. I thought it was a bit dark for him to be hunting. When he came up to the house he told me the horse and donkey had escaped. It was one of those dark nights without a star in the sky to light your way. He had taken a drive but whatever corn field they were standing in was doing a good job of hiding them for the night. As we went to bed, a windstorm blew up. Every time the wind blew the

awning on the porch, the security light would trip. Every time the light came on, I got up to look out the window to see if it was my two bad beasts returning from walkabout. I didn’t sleep much that night. Once I even dreamed I looked out on the porch and Donkey and Misty were sitting there, but they were two-legged. With jeans on. Sitting on lawn chairs and smiling up at me. The next morning I headed out to work before dawn and there, in the middle of the road, was the horse. I approached slowly but she turned and started running straight toward my truck. I had an awful vision of her run-

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ning up over the hood, crashing through the windshield. At the last second she veered off into the ditch, Donkey hot on her heels. They were headed home but I opened the window and hollered after them anyway. I called the Farmer to give him the heads up they were coming. All gates will have double bungeecords on them through the rest of hunting season. I don’t need my two bad pets being mistaken for Bambi.

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Merrickville artist’s unique pieces part of Thousand Islands Arts Fall Show this weekend in Rockport By GERALDINE LAST

Arts – Another of the many reasons to visit the waterfront village of Rockport is the upcoming Thousands Islands Arts show Nov. 16 and 17. Twenty-five talented members and selected guest artists will present their latest works for sale at four conveniently grouped locations in and around Rockport. There is no admission, all locations are very accessible and there is plenty of parking. This will be a great opportunity for Christmas shopping. A new guest artist this year is Tasha Thorpe from Merrickville – a ‘Steampunked’ devotee. I asked Tasha to tell me about ‘Steampunked’ art, because I had no idea what it meant. Her passionate answers were inspiring. It is a combination of all that she loves –art, old things, fantasy, science fiction, mechanical things, as well as taking apart and fixing things. When she creates she feels she might be in a Sherlock Holmes-style English setting, reliving the romanticism of the 1800’s. The Victorian era, science fiction and fantasy all come into play with ‘Steampunked’ art. Steampunk reimagines modern technology. It may restore a sense of wonder to a technology-jaded world. If Jules Verne or H.G. Wells were writing today, their science fiction would be considered ‘Steampunk’. Tasha has been an artist all her life. She started with crayons at one year old and tells me “none were ever eaten”. She went on to drawing, painting, and sculpturing. She’s been commissioned to do portraiture, commercial print ads, tattoo designs, and sculpture, but she realized two years ago that Steampunk was

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Artist Tasha Thorpe of Merrickville will be presenting some of the Steampunked art as part of the Thousand Islands Arts show this weekend in and around Rockport. where she belonged. Her Steampunk art evolved after she opened her first antique watch and was enthralled with the beautiful craftsmanship, the incredible detail, and the delicate artwork. She wanted to share this with other people. Many of her art

pieces are antique watches, to which she has added her own touch. Her signature, which differentiates her from other Steampunk artists, is that every piece of art she creates has authenticated 18th and 19th century parts or pieces. This way it has an actual tie to the era in which Steampunk is set. Her eyes light up when she talks about her inspiration for her work. She created a fictitious character – Professor Pugnacious Puganinny – (she has a pug whom she adores). The ‘Professor’ travels throughout a Steampunk world to find and collect artifacts. When Tasha sells a piece of her work she gives the collectors a backstory from the ‘Professor’ to take with them so they will be able to tell about the incredible artifact they now own. When Tasha works she becomes completely lost in her creations. She says, “It is like diving under water, where sounds become muted and I can only see what’s in front of me.” She loves being consumed by her art, and besides that, she says…”It’s fun.” Tasha’s website is www. steampunkedbytashathorpe.weebly.com. Her facebook page is Steampunked by Tasha Thorpe. We hope you will come out to the tiArts show and talk with Tasha and the other artists. They all love what they do and are interested in your reactions so that they know what to pursue further. Perhaps they will inspire you, as Tasha has inspired me, to pursue a dormant creative bent you feel you have always had. Overwhelming attendance each year is a testament to the quality of the artists’ works. Please visit www.tiarts.ca for more details.

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Remembrance Day in North Grenville

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Lest we forget Community - Hundreds of local residents braved the cold on November 11 to pay their respect to the fallen soldiers and veterans of two world wars, Korea and Afghanistan. The wind was blowing and snow was falling, but attendees held their ground and bowed their heads in a moment of silence. The Remembrance Day ceremonies have become an integral aspect of all Canadiansâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; lives. Silence permeated the crowd throughout the ceremony, but was amplified as the wreaths were laid upon the cenotaph. It was nearly 100 years ago that WWI was fought, but Canadian citizens still remember the sacrifices that were made. Above, members of the Royal Canadian Legion, Kemptville Branch 212, stand at attention during the Remembrance Day ceremonies in North Grenville. On the right, the flags wave proudly, despite the wind and snow. Below left, North Grenville Mayor David Gordon lays a wreath upon the cenotaph in Kemptville. Below right, the RCSCC Defiant Kemptville Sea Cadets stand at attention during the Remembrance Day ceremony.

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Solvent extraction of essential oils is a tricky process News - Some of the things we remember most are the pleasant smells associated with special experiences in our lives. The aroma of apple pie with a hint of cinnamon coming from the oven, or the fresh clean scent (and taste) of mint leaves picked from the garden are personal favourites of mine. These, and a host of other incredibly appealing aromatic compounds, are available to companies developing the foods we eat and the beverages we drink. They add a whole new dimension to what might otherwise be a lack-lustre product with little or no appeal to our sense of smell. Having spent a number of years as part of a team involved in the development of beverage products, I can easily recall the subtle aromatic notes of strawberries, peaches, and other fresh fruits that permeated the air as we prepared various beverage formulations. The ways in which these flavours and essences (or “essential oils”) are produced can be quite interesting. Let’s take a look at the production of something as familiar as pure mint

or peppermint extract. One of the Critical solvent extraction is one original methods to do this was way to accomplish this. Critical solthrough a process of steam distilvent extraction uses a gas such as lation. carbon dioxide at a sufficiently high Here, the crushed mint leaves pressure to compress the gas into a were placed in a kettle through liquid. Materials such as fresh mint which steam was passed. leaves are placed in a stainless steel The volatile flavour compocolumn capable of withstanding nents would be evaporated from very high pressures. the mint leaves and leave the kettle Once the column is sealed, it is with the steam. pressurized with carbon dioxide to By controlling the temperature the critical point where the carbon at which the steam was cooled, dioxide gas becomes a liquid. the volatile components could be Temperatures employed in this condensed and separated from the process are typically in the range water portion of the steam. of 40°C to 50°C, which have little In this way, the mint extract or no negative impact on the final would be obtained. product quality. Other processes may use solvents, such as alcohols, into which Example the flavour oils are extracted. In the case of mint leaves, the oils The solvents can then be evapoSubmitted photo they contain are solubilised in the rated leaving the flavour oils be- Pure mint oil is only one of the products liquid carbon dioxide. hind. Once sufficient time has passed obtained using critical solvent extraction. Depending on the particular solfor the extraction of the flavour oils, vent, this method may have potenthe liquid carbon dioxide is pumped damage them, or reduce their potency. tial disadvantages. The same can be said for the use of some under pressure to a separate column. There are many safe processes using solvents. Here, the pressure is gradually reduced this type of solvent extraction in operaFor this reason, processes which so that the carbon dioxide returns to its tion today. avoid the application of heat and un- gaseous form. Since aromatic compounds are so desirable solvents are viewed more faHowever, the mint oil remains behind delicate, any process involving heat can vourably. as a liquid which is then recovered and

packaged for sale. The gaseous carbon dioxide is subsequently re-used in the extraction of flavour oil from the next batch of material, and the cycle continues. Added attraction An added attraction of critical solvent extraction using carbon dioxide is the fact that there is no problem with chemical toxicity from the solvent. Once the flavour oil is at room temperature and normal atmospheric pressure, all the carbon dioxide has been flashed off as a gas. Since carbon dioxide is naturally present in the air around us as a product of our respiration etc., it is not considered hazardous at low levels – even if some of it were to remain in the product, which is generally not the case. Critical solvent extraction Not only is critical solvent extraction with carbon dioxide enjoying popularity as an industrial processing technique, it is considered to be an environmentally friendly clean technology. Don Mercer is Associate Professor, Food Science Kemptville Campus University of Guelph.

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News – The Kemptville Youth Centre is looking for community feedback. On Nov. 28, at 6:30 p.m., the public is invited to attend the KYC annual general meeting. Prior to the meeting, an open house will be held from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The AGM will be held at the KYC, located at 5 Oxford Street West, across from the Salvation Army. “It’s great for people in the community who have an interest in an organization to get involved and steer the direction of where to go in the future,” said Robin Heald, Executive Director of KYC. Every charitable organization has an annual general meeting, for the purpose of providing an annual report and looking at financials. It also serves as an opportunity to change bylaws within the organization. The KYC is going to change their bylaw relative to board size, which currently allows for between five and 10 members. “We have more people interested in joining the board than available positions,” said Heald. “We have a healthy organization.” Currently, there are nine board members, which leaves a single position open

on the board. “There are three people who want to join the board, all of whom are excellent candidates,” said Heald. An interested candidate must fill out an application and undergo a police and reference check. Heald said it would be a shame for the bylaw to get in the way of accepting all three candidates, so the organization will change it to allow for between seven and 15 members. “It will build a better board,” said Heald. Heald said all residents are welcome to attend the open house and meeting, which will give a clear picture of the KYC and the services it provides to area youth. “Everyone should come check it out, especially if they have kids or work with kids,” said Heald. “Everyone is welcome, including neighbors, business partners and curious people.” All youth and adult members of the KYC will be able to vote on decisions made at the AGM. The meeting will begin with approval of previous year’s minutes, followed by reports from the executive director and the treasurer. Next comes the resignation of board members who wish to step down and then the election of new board members.

The bylaw changes are brought forth for consideration, with a copy provided to all members for review of wording. Important upcoming events are also discussed at the AGM. The meeting will be concluded with a closing statement from the president. A power point presentation will be made to show the year in review, including events and programs. Any statistics gathered throughout the course of the year will also be presented in graph format during the AGM. Heald said it’s important for resident to join in the meeting because the KYC is such an integral part of the community. “To pull us out of our silos,” said Heald. “A lot of organizations happen separately from the community, with not a whole lot of conversation and interaction. An AGM is a chance for people to get connected and be connected. Take down those silo walls and be more interconnected to the rest of the community.” Anyone who wishes to become a member of the KYC, feel free to contact Robin at (613)-258-5212 or by emailing director@kemptvilleyc.com. The KYC is looking for more people to join the following committees; fundraising, building, finance, communications and marketing and strategic planning.

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HAPPY 70TH BIRTHDAY Jack Wilson Birthday celebration will be held at the Perth Legion Lounge on Saturday, November 23, 2013 from 1:30 pm-4:00 pm Everyone welcome Best Wishes From Family & Friends

Come dance with us and celebrate Dorothy Hobb’s 80th Birthday November 23 1pm-7pm Refreshments and cake 4 pm Burritts Rapids Hall

HAPPY 40TH ANNIVERSARY Doug and Leenie Craig November 17, 2013 Love your family Please join us to help celebrate on November 23, 2013 Smiths Falls Civitan 7:30 p.m. Best wishes only please

HAPPY 80TH BIRTHDAY David Lowry Please join us for an afternoon celebration Sunday, November 24th, 1-4 p.m. at Almonte Civitan Hall ~ Best wishes only ~

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HAPPY 65th BIRTHDAY T.J. Bolton November 17 Love family and friends FORTHCOMING MARRIAGE The family and friends of Lindsay Welton and Michael Olotu are excited to announce their up coming wedding on January 16, 2014, to be held at the Riu Place in Costa Rica. Lindsay and Michael have planned a honeymoon in Michael’s home town in Nigeria. We would like to invite everyone to come and celebrate with Lindsay and Michael at their Stag and Doe on November 23rd, 2013 at 8 p.m. at the Kemptville Arena-Centre

HAPPY 1ST BIRTHDAY LIAM! Nov. 16, 2013 You have brought so much happiness to our family this year; we love you so much! Love: Mommy & Daddy Nanny & Poppa And the rest of your family

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Our Annual Fall FISH FRY is back! Sponsored by St. Philip Neri Church Toledo Sunday, November 17th 3:30–6:00 pm held at ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION, TOLEDO Adults $12.00 Children 12 & under $6.00 Takeout Available (Pork for non-fish lovers) All made with pride by the Women & Men of St. Philip Church

Tyler Valiquette B.A. (Honours) International Development Tyler graduated with his Degree, with an emphasis on Political and Economic Change - at the Spring 2013 Convocation Ceremonies - University of Guelph. Currently employed at the University as Local Affairs Commissioner, Tyler’s plans include continuing his studies next Fall. Big congrats Ty! Love your family

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After training and teaching in Toronto, Oregon, and Michigan, former Kerr’s Karate student, Tarl Beacock, has been presented with his 5th degree Dan (black belt), his Master’s belt, and the title of Shihan. Congratulations Tarl! DEATH NOTICE

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Peacefully at Smiths Falls Hospital with family by his side, Eric Conlin Leach passed away following a courageous battle with cancer, one day prior to his 72nd birthday. Beloved husband best friend of more than 53 years to Rita (Pruner). Loving and devoted father of Debbie Leach, Diane (Frank) Kidd, and Darlene Chapman. Cherished grandfather of Alanna (David) Bougie, Alex Kidd and Jacob and Isaac Chapman. Eric is predeceased by his brothers Bill and Bert Leach and Bill’s wife Joyce. He is survived by his sister Muriel (Bill) Dickson, and his sister-in-law June Leach. Eric will be fondly remembered by Paul Chapman, his entire extended family, including everyone in Rita’s family, as well as his many life-long friends. Friends joined in a celebration of Eric’s life which took place in the Chapel of the Blair & Son Funeral Home, Smiths Falls on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 11 a.m. A reception followed at the Smiths Falls Civitan (HWY# 15 towards Carleton Place), with interment at the conclusion of the reception at St. John’s Cemetery in Perth. Memorial contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Smiths Falls Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

Feser, Edwin F. “Ed” (May 24, 1946-November 6, 2013) Peacefully at the Carleton Place Hospital, with his family by his side on Wednesday November 6, 2013 at the age of 67. Loving father of Angela (Randy) and Bob (Lindsay). Dear grandfather to Hunter Giles and Shay-Lea Turcotte. Ed will be especially missed by Diz. Survived by his mother Mary Feser of Rockglen SK, his sister Barbara Harden of Rockglen SK, and his brother Arnold of Macoon SK. Predeceased by his father Edmond and his brother Robert. Friends were received by the family at the Alan R. Barker Funeral Home, 19 McArthur Avenue, Carleton Place, on Tuesday November 12, 2013 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service was held in the Chapel Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. For those who wish, a donation to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. www.barkerfh.com

Blair & Son Funeral Home, Smiths Falls (613) 283-2800 to send your condolences or for further information visit www.blairandson.com

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A NOTE OF THANKS The family of the late Eldred (Ed) Beamish would like to thank all those who sent flowers, cards, food, phone calls, and donations at the time of his death. Special thanks to Dr. Horsey and Smiths Falls Emergency staff, as well as Kingston General Hospital ICU staff. A special thanks to Lannin Funeral Home staff for helping with all the arrangements. Joan Beamish and Family THANK YOU Sincere thank you to all my family and friends from near and far, who sent their love and condolences upon the death of my beloved “Bert”. To the staff of Country Haven and the nurses of AGH, I will be forever grateful for your care of my husband during his stay. The ladies of the Anglican Church who put on the tea following the sevice, I thank you. Mike and Penny Pitcher for everything you have done for me to make this loss easier—again I thank you. Evelyn Pitcher

WILKINSON On behalf of the Wilkinson family, we wish to express our heartfelt gratitude to our community, friends and family for all the support we have received in the loss of Jack. We are overwhelmed with the support, thank you to everyone for the food, flowers, cards and the many visits and phone calls. Jack was a beautiful, caring, loving husband, father, Poppy and friend who will be forever missed. You have all touched our hearts and for that we thank you. Thank you to the Barclay Funeral Home for taking such good care of our family. Thank you to Rev. Nancy McLeod for the beautiful service. Thank you to Terry Yates, Mallory Dopson and Jordan Prophet for the beautiful words. Thank you to the Honorary Pallbearers Billy Burns and Terry Baker. Thank you to the Pallbearers Terry Yates, Charlie Healey, Peter Healey, Graham Barnard, Gary Seed, Tommy Freeman. Thank you to the nurses in the Perth and Smiths Falls Hospital. Thank you to the Kitley Parish ACW for the beautiful luncheon. Thank you to the Elizabethtown-Kitley Fire Department for all the care you gave to Jack over the years. To All Our Heartfelt Thanks, Bette Wilkinson and family

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Passed away peacefully at her home with the love and support of family by her side, following a courageous battle with cancer on November 8, 2013, Lynsey Ann Whitney at the age of 24. Cherished daughter of Bill and Karen (Hughes). Loving sister of Ryan (Meghan Hewitt), and was engaged to be married to her devoted fiancé Ben Mulrooney. Lynsey will be sadly missed by her uncles, Wayne (Barbara) Hughes, Tom (Charlene) Whitney and the late Bryson Hughes; and her aunts, Gail (late Leonard) Preece and Maureen (Allan) George, and Bryson’s wife Ruth Hughes. Lynsey will be fondly remembered by Ben’s entire family including Ben’s parents, Bob and Tammy Mulrooney, and Ben’s brother Bob. Lynsey is also predeceased by her grandparents Bernard and Rita Hughes and Ted and Isabel Whitney. She will be fondly remembered by her many cousins and large extended family. The family would like to thank the many friends, neighbours, and many in the community for their efforts in supporting the family including the many house visits, calls of concern and the overall care Lynsey and our entire family have received during this difficult time. Friends were received at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, Smiths Falls on Monday, November 11, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral Service followed in the Chapel on Tuesday at 1 p.m. Interment took place at Hillcrest Cemetery. Should you wish, any memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

Reilly George Leslie (April 23, 1938-November 6, 2013) George passed away peacefully surrounded by his family, in his home at Carleton Place, Ontario on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at the age of 75 years. He was born in Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec, the son of Leslie and Alice Reilly. Survived by his loving wife Marion (nee Allen), children Heather, Jim (Lori) and Allison (Dave), grandchildren Kate, Morgan, Matthew and Claire and extended family Reg, Dylan, Erica, Aubrey and Braeden. Predeceased by his parents, sister Ruth Knight, brother Ross Reilly and granddaughter Olivia. George will be fondly remembered by scores of nephews, nieces and many other dear friends and colleagues from his professional and personal life. After obtaining his BA at Carleton University, George went on to Ottawa University where he obtained his MA and then completed his studies in 1974 at Queens University. Immediately thereafter, he began his career in psychology at Cominco Ltd. in Trail, British Columbia. He transitioned into private practice, which he continued after moving to Carleton Place in 2004 and maintained until weeks before his passing. George was a longtime member of Rotary in both B.C. and Carleton Place as well as the past chairman of the Mills Community Support Corporation. Friends were received at the Alan R. Barker Funeral Home, 19 McArthur Avenue, Carleton Place on Monday, November 11, 2013 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. A celebration of George’s life was held at Zion-Memorial United Church, Carleton Place on Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. Private family interment. In lieu of flowers a donation to Rotary or Zion-Memorial United Church or charity of choice would be appreciated. Special thanks to Dr. Malone, Dr. White and Dr. Tai, Elizabeth Jordan and all the caregivers from CCAC for their care and support during this difficult time. www.barkerfh.com

Blair & Son Funeral Home, Smiths Falls (613) 283-2800 to send your condolences or for further information visit www.blairandson.com

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St. Pierre, Robert J. “Bobby” (April 9, 1942 – November 7, 2013) Suddenly at the Carleton Place Hospital, on Thursday November 7, 2013 at the age of 71. Loving husband and best friend of Cheryl (née Desarmia). Loving father of Julie Walters. Loving son of Edith Veley. Greatly loved son-in-law of Marge Desarmia. Loving brother of Steve, Rose, Carl (June), Vivian (Claude) and Rocky (Helen). Loving brotherin-law to Tom and Marty Desarmia and Deborah Taylor-Menard (Shakey). Loving uncle to many. Very special loving uncle to Tara, Kelly and Bill Taylor and Dallas, Mat, Christian and Jesse Desarmia. Predeceased by his father Frank and father-in-law Marty Desarmia. Bobby will be greatly missed by his many friends, extended family and his loving pup Sussie. Friends may visit the family at the Alan R. Barker Funeral Home, 19 McArthur Avenue, Carleton Place, on Thursday November 14, 2013 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service Friday in the Chapel at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at United Cemeteries. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Ottawa Heart Institute or CHEO would be appreciated by the family. Rest in Peace www.barkerfh.com

After a courageous, life-long battle with cancer, Bill passed away peacefully at the Ottawa General Hospital on Tuesday, November 5th, 2013, with his loving family at his side, Bill was in his 48th year. Bill was the beloved son of Margaret and the late Lee Millar. Dear brother of John (Julia), Marjorie (Calvin), Charles (Carrie), Eddie (Theresa) and Roger (Angela). Special uncle of Stephen (Trisha), Michelle (Nicholas), Krista (Mark), Ashley (Mike), Kayla, Aundrea (Jon), Corbin, Derek, Daniel, McKenzie, and Rawlin. Bill will be sadly missed by his many grand nieces and grand nephews, his special dog, Miss Rosie will also miss him during the evening news. Visitation was held from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Friday, November, 8, at the O’Dacre Family Funeral Home, 15 Victoria Street, Perth. Funeral Service took place on Saturday, November 9, at 1:30 p.m., in the O’Dacre Family Chapel. Interment, Highland Line Cemetery, McDonalds Corners. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Bill’s funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the O’Dacre Family Funeral Home, Perth. 613-267-3082


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Stella Peacefully in England on August 22, 2013 in her 91st year. Born in England, predeceased by her husband Clarence (Clare) E. Fralic, Sr. Much loved mother of Diane (Dave) Stubbs, Patrick (Ann) Thomas, Jane (Bernard) McKenzie and John (Amanda) Ashby in England. Stepmother to Bob (Marie), Patricia (Maynard) and Clarence (Irene) in Canada. Loved by many grandchildren and greatgrandchildren in England and Canada. She was a very special lady, with a heart of gold. She will be greatly missed.

Bartraw Elsie Bartraw (nee Payea)

Passed away on Monday, November 4th, 2013 at Perth Community Care Centre at the age of 81 years. She was predeceased in 1994 by her husband Laverne A. Bartraw and in 1968 by her first husband Douglas Newberry. Loved mother of Ken, Glen (Roxanne), Don (Marjorie), Pat (John) Schonauer, Sandi (David) Schonauer and Bill Newberry; dear grandmother and great grandmother. She was the sister of the late Hazel Hamilton, Vicky Bertrim, Hilda Cabana, Orphy Dunham and Richard and Willard Payea and mother-in-law of the late Nancy Newberry. She will by sadly missed by her step-children, all her family and friends. Friends were received at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, 15 Gore St. W. Perth on Thursday, November 7th, 2013 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Funeral service was held in the Chapel on Friday at 10:30 A.M. Interment, St. Andrew’s Cemetery, Watson’s Corners. In remembrance, contributions to the Alzheimer Society of Lanark County or C.H.E.O. would be appreciated. Blair & Son Funeral Home, Perth (613) 267-3765 to send your condolences or for further information visit www.blairandson.com

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PITTMAN, Ellwood – In loving memory of my dear husband who passed away November 12, 2012 I remember the day I met you, And the day God made you mine, I remember the day God took you, And will til the end of time. And when I’m sad and lonely And everything goes wrong, I seem to hear you whisper, “Cheer up and carry on”. Each time I see your picture, You seem to smile and say, “Don’t cry I’m only sleeping, We’ll meet again someday”. I miss you each and every day, Love Hilda ~ In loving memory of our dear Dad and Poppa. Remembering you is easy, We do it everyday, It’s the heartache of losing you, That will never go away. Love Rodney, Lisa, Angela and families

BISONETTE, Alma - In loving memory of a dear Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother, who passed away November 16, 2011. A message to Mother in Heaven. We are sending a dove to Heaven With a parcel on it’s wing, Be careful when you open it It’s full of beautiful things. Inside are a million kisses Wrapped in a million hugs, To say how much we miss you And send you all our love. We hold you close within our hearts And there you will remain, To walk with us throughout our lives Until we meet again. Always remembered, The Family

Helen Young (Coughlin) 1929 – 2013 To those, who for her loss are grieved, This consolation’s given, She’s from a world of woe relieved, To rest in peace, in Heaven. Please join us in saying our final goodbye to a loving mother, sister, aunt and friend on November 16, 2013 at 11 am St. Philip Neri Catholic Church with Father Tom McDonald officiating. A luncheon will follow at the Toledo Legion

Suddenly at her home on Tuesday, November 5th, 2013 M. Joan (Spencer) Bennett. She was predeceased by her husband Tom Bennett and her son Wesley Bennett. Joan will be sadly missed by her son Michael (Debbie) Bennett and daughter Joni (Derek) McLean, grandchildren Charlie McLean, William and Bailey Bennett and Matthew Bennett. Dear sister of John Spencer and aunt of Peter, Andrea and Emily Spencer. Joan was a retired Administrative Assistant and an avid and accomplished bridge player. She will be missed and fondly remembered by her many friends. Friends were received at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, 15 Gore Street, Perth on Saturday, November 9th, 2013 from 1:00 until 2:30 P.M. Funeral service was held in the Chapel at 3:30 P.M. In remembrance, contributions to the Myotonic Dystrophy Association would be appreciated.

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GRAY, William C. (Bill) – In loving memory of a dear husband, father and grandfather who passed away so suddenly and unexpectedly Nov. 13, 2010. Our lives go on without you But nothing is the same, We have to hide our heartaches When someone speaks your name. Sad are the hearts that loved you, Silent the tears that fall, Living our lives without you Is the hardest part of all. You did so many things for us Your heart was kind and true, And when we needed someone We could always count on you. The special years will not return When we were all together, But with the love within our hearts You will walk with us forever. Forever loved and dearly missed Pat and families

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Peacefully in hospital, Smiths Falls on Friday, November 8, 2013 Gerald G. Lloyd at the age of 83. Beloved husband of Florence (Stuart) Lloyd. Loved brother of William Lloyd, Steward (Lorraine) Lloyd, Doris (Henry) Stevens & Elaine (Roger) Graper. Proud grand-father of Jessica & Amanda Decoste. Fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. There was an intimate family graveside service on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at Hillcrest Cemetery at 1:00 pm. In remembrance, contributions to the War Amps or Trinity United Church, Smiths Falls would be appreciated.

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STANLEY – Remembering a loving wife, mother and grandmother, Madeline Stanley who passed away November 13th, 2001. In God’s garden up above, Stands a rose we dearly love, She stands with petals open wide, Watered by the tears we’ve cried. Her fragrance fills our lives each day, Locked in our hearts she will always stay. Miss you, love always and forever... Keith and family

LEESON, Lyle – In loving memory of a dear husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather, who passed away November 14, 2011. A million times I’ve needed you A million times I’ve cried, If love could have saved you You never would have died. Things we feel most deeply, Are the hardest things to say, My dearest one, I love you, In a very special way. If I could have one lifetime wish One dream that could come true, I’d pray to God with all my heart For yesterday and you. Always in our thoughts Love You Always Kay and Family

EASTMAN – In loving memory of a dear husband, father and grandfather Arthur who left us November 17, 2011. A golden heart stopped beating, Two busy hands at rest, God broke our hearts to prove to us, He only takes the best. They say memories are golden, Well, that may be true, But we never wanted memories, We only wanted you. So loved and missed Lois, Debra, Bryan and Tina

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1973 – Hinchberger, Maude 1985 – More, Elizabeth “Betty” 1989 – Gilmour, Florence Kathleen 1996 – Crites, Donald Robert 2000 – D’Aoust, Rollande Marie 2005 – Phillips, John Mervyn 2009 – Bellamy, Margaret Isabell November 15th

1973 – Metcalfe, Henry R. “Harry” 1989 – Hill, Clifford Merrill 2007 – Rivington, Diana Joan 2007 – Vaughan, James Gerald 2009 – Prosser, Pauline Caroline November 16th

1980 – Jones, Robert Lorne 1986 – Goodfellow, John Victor “Vic” 2003 – McIntosh, Alice Elizabeth 2007 – Plouffe, Ronald Omer

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NOVEMBER saying “thank you” to the many families who have shown confidence in us since we came to Almonte in 1973. Some families are unable to visit this book on the anniversary of the death of those they love. For this reason we are proud to publish these names weekly as our way of saying…“We Remember”.

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1990 – Penna, Efimia Angela 1990 – Leach, Daniel Lorne 2008 – Burnette, Loretta Annie November 18th

1974 – Napier, James 1992 – Eady, Margaret Rita 1996 – Spinks, Annie 1998 – McFarlane, Gladys Elizabeth 1999 – Raycroft, James Donald “Jamie” November 19th

2009 – McDougall, Kenneth Reid 2010 – Garland, Margaret Gertrude 2011 – Kennedy, Olive Norine November 20th

1993 – Blakeley, Clara Elizabeth 2000 – Daszkowski, Peter W.

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BERNICKY Donald John, August 22, 1933 - November 1, 2007 – Loving husband, father, grandfather and greatgrandfather. We thought of you today, but that is nothing new We thought about you yesterday and days before that too. We think of you in silence, we often say your name. Now all we have are our memories, and your picture in a frame. God has you in His arms, but we have you in our hearts. Always loved and never forgotten, Love Verla and family

CLEARY, Nancy – In loving memory of a dear wife and mother who passed away Nov. 15, 2011. Those we love don’t go away, They walk beside us everyday, Unseen, unheard, but always near, Still loved, still missed and very dear. Forever remembered Rodger, Aaron, Kerri-Anne and Lisa

IN MEMORIAM CLEARY, NancyIn loving memory of a special friend who passed away November 15, 2011. We miss you in so many ways We miss things you used to say And when old times we do recall It’s then we miss you most of all. Missed always Susan, Trevor and Family. KOCIECKA - In loving memory of a wonderful mother, grandmother, great grandmother, Apolonia Kociecka, November 14, 2011. Mom is always with us and never a day goes by that I don’t think about you. You were our rock and strength, and now all we have left are our great memories of you. Miss you, love you always and forever Dale & Fern Hendrick & MaryLouise, Irena Courville & families


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Apples, cider and apple products. Smyths Apple Orchard, 613-652-2477. Updates, specials and coupons at www.smythsapples.com. Open daily 9-5. Also check 53â&#x20AC;? Sharp TV, $500. 21â&#x20AC;&#x2122; us out on Facebook! Cadoertte boat. Stitz fire- Assortment of antique wood splitter, $1,700/firm. chainsaws, 2-man chainCall 613-264-8235. saw 36â&#x20AC;? bar, 1 Maul 26â&#x20AC;? 6500 W Coleman genera- bar, assortment of antique tor, $250. Ford Rang- gasoline motors with horier/Mazda truck caps, $85. zontal shaft, 1957 Elto outSmall Regency woodstove, board motor 2.5 h.p., grey $200 obo. Call Ford tractor in running condition, heavy duty en613-256-2960. gine hoist. Best offer. â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;99 Craftsman Mower & 613-652-2361. Blower Attachment, 20.5 Brand New Mattress SaleHP. 42â&#x20AC;? cut. 40â&#x20AC;? two stage 200+ Beds in Stock. More snow blower, 6 weights, 2 Quality Less Money. tire chains, new battery Quality Used Appliances 2013. Spare belts. $1200. Sold with Warranty. Best Phone 613-284-0815. Price in Town! Dan Peters Sales- 3768 Hwy 43 West, Admiral dryer; Full size oil Smiths Falls. Open Tuesburner stove; Electric or- day-Sunday 10 a.m.-5 gan. 52 Church St. W., p.m. Delivery Available. AfSmiths Falls. ter Hours Appointments 613-283-4681. Available 613-284-1234.

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CEDAR SPLIT RAILS Large Quantity (613)285-7363 Cedar (white), quality lumber, most sizes, decking, T&G, channel rustic. Also huge bundles of cedar slabs ($45) and large bags of shavings ($35). www.scoutenwhitecedar.ca (613)283-3629.

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HOT TUB (SPA) Covers MF tractor plus tire Best Price, Best Quality. chains, trailer, snowblowAll shapes & Colours er, firewood, hay wagon, Available. chainsaw, sloop sleigh, C a l l Yard Works lawn tractor. 1 - 8 6 6 - 6 5 2 - 6 8 3 7 . 613-283-8231.

Disability Products. Buy and Sell stair lifts, scoot- w w w . t h e c o v e r ers, bath lifts, patient lifts, guy.com/sale hospital beds, etc. Call Silver Cross Ottawa (613)231-3549. Doors- 2 exterior doors. $50 ea. 3 interior doors: Bifold $15, sliding $25, solid $25. Exterior frames extra. 613-267-0144. Ferrierâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Scotch Line Angus Beef. Try our ground beef, burgers and farmerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s sausage. Local Angus beef for 20 years. 613-267-5330. Give the moon and stars this Christmas! Go to www.westportscope.ca for our Christmas specials on all telescopes and binoculars. And we pay the HST! GPS. $250; Quilt (double), $400. 613-264-8008.

Combustioneer oil fired space heater, 18â&#x20AC;? 2 speed fan, 67,000+ B.T.U., Becket burner unit, thermostat control. $500 o.b.o. 613-273-8555 Westport.

Greenhouse for sale, 60â&#x20AC;&#x2122;x24â&#x20AC;&#x2122;, some equipment included, needs to be dismantled, $500. Almonte 613-256-4789.

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Sides of beef for sale. Cut, wrapped, frozen. $2.95/lb. C h e s t e r v i l l e 613-448-3471.

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LUXURY APARTMENTS COLONEL BY now has a couple of two bedroom units available, with one or two bathrooms. COLONEL BY is a luxury apartment building with a library, entertainment room, exercise room. All units have central air. Located in a residential area close to the County Fair Mall in Smiths Falls. For information call Andrew Mitton 613-283-9650

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All brands of used appliances sold (or repaired at your place or ours) with warranty and free delivery. We also sell new parts for most appliances. George Peters Appliances, #3756 Hwy. 43, Smiths Falls (between Perth and Smiths Falls). (613)283-8634.

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Snowblower, 8 HP, Briggs and Stratton electric start, excellent condition, asking $350. Call 613-283-1810.

100% hardwood. Cut, split. No debris, bark. Will deliver. $300/full cord. Mastercard, Visa accepted. TD Logging & Firewood. or Stainless steel sink 613-264-5454 54x24; Bench grinder; 613-812-5454. Tool box top and bottom; Drill press (floor model); Woodworking tools; Snap- 5 Generations of firewood on tools; Pressure wash- sales, all hardwood, cut er; Floor model safe and split. Volume dis2 1 x 2 1 x 3 1 h . count. Outdoor furnace wood also available. 613-267-4000. 613-253-8006.

Warehouse shelving, racking, lockers and exterior signs, good condition. To buy or sell, call Lloyd 613-530-7840. Website: shelvingandrackingworld.ca Email: info@aworldofrentals.ca

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Ritchie 14% Beef Grower Ariens snowblowers at Pellets. Available in Bags low country prices, free or Bulk. Call for info. local delivery. We take Ottawa: 1-800-237-1922 trade-ins. Pete’s Lawn or 613-741-4430, & Marine Brockville: 613-341-9343, 613-267-7053. Brinston/Dixon Corners: 613-652-4875 or 1-800-267-8141, WANTED Dry firewood, $300/load W i n c h e s t e r : tax included. 1 cubic load Buying Comic Books. Old 613-774-3538. +. Phone 613-812-1777. comic books in the house? Turn them into cash today. TOM’S CUSTOM My hobby, your gain. selFIREWOOD AIRLESS PAINTING lyourcmics@hotmail.com 613-539-9617. Specializing in roof All hardwood $85/face cord barn & aluminum/ Looking to buy old whisky Softwood mixed vinyl siding painting bottles (Canadian, Scotch, $65/face cord *30 years experience. Irish or Bourbon) that are Also outdoor furnace fully sealed. Please email *Screw nailing and wood available & photo to: roof repairs. Campfire Wood chazjo@magma.ca

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LUXURY APARTMENTS ASHLEY CHASE now has a 1 bedroom unit available, as well as a couple of 2 bedroom, one bathroom units. ASHLEY CHASE is a luxury apartment building with an exercise room, library, and entertainment room. All units have central air. Located near downtown Perth, overlooking the Tay River. For information call Andrew Mitton 613-267-6980

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Wanted - furnace oil, will remove tank if possible. Firewood- Cut, split and Call 613-479-2870. delivered or picked up. Dry seasoned hardwood or VEHICLES softwood from $50/face cord. Phone Greg Knops 1996 Astro Van, white, 2 (613)658-3358, cell new tires, e-tested in (613)340-1045. March, as is, $700. Call 613-283-6909 or Mixed firewood- Elm, 613-206-0649. White Birch, Maple. $70/singe cord at the pile. FIREWOOD 613-797-1950 Merrickville.

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2 adorable, petite Shih Tzu puppies for adoption, 1 male, 1 female, 11 weeks old. $500 each. Call 613-479-0252.

VEHICLES 2000 Accord, auto, loaded, 220,000 km, good condition, $2,500; 1999 Dodge diesel dually, service box, runs exc., body work, $2,300. 613-314-9327.

Richmond Lodge Retirement Residence Annual Craft & Bake Sale. November 16th (9 am til noon). Crafters welcome. 613-838-5016. 6197 Perth Street, Richmond. 2003 Altima 4 cylinder, manual transmission, 242,000 km, always serMUSIC viced, runs well, 4 snow tires included. $2,000. Certified piano techni- John 613-253-7068. cian, with Piano Technician’s Guild, extensive 2009 Chev Silverado experience with tuning, re- 4x4, reg. cab, 8ft. box pairing and rebuilding. with Linex liner, 29,000 Contact Grant Pattingale at km’s, like new. Serious 6 1 3 - 2 8 4 - 8 3 3 3 , inquires only. 1-877-742-6648 or 613-267-3125. www.piano4u.ca ‘90 Chev Caprice. E-testPiano Tuner Technician ed. Little for certification. for all your piano needs. Asking $850 o.b.o. Call Lionel Pauze. 613-283-9064. 1(613)278-2017. Assortment of used tires, Piano. Upright, solid ma- 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16.5. hogany, old fashioned pia- Summers, all-season and no- Sherlock Manning, snows. Also used car London, Ontario, original. parts. Gord 613-257-2498. Early 1900’s. In excellent condition. $1,200. 613-258-5510.

Dog obedience classes. Puppy kindergarten, beginners and advanced classes located at the Perth Indoor Pool and the Training Hall (just off the Carp Rd.). Specializing in training your dog to be a better behaved family member. Professional instructors Jim and Judy Stewart of True Companion Dog Obedience School, serving the Perth and area communities for over 23 years. Gift certificates available. www.trainyourdog.ca. (613)264-0203, or 1(888)299-7185. Doggie Bed & Breakfast. In-home kennels, grooming, fenced activity park, nature walks. Lorna (613)200-1952 or (613)264-2203.

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2008 CanAm Outlander 650 XT H.O., 3,950 km, besides the dealer this is a one owner bike, clean bike, very fast, dealer maintained. $6,500 serious enquiries only, 613-285-4243.

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1951 Ferguson TEA 2085 tractor. Runs great, 3 pth, HUNTING SUPPLIES live pto. Call for further details. $2,400 o.b.o. Canadian Firearm/Hunter 613-464-0521. Safety Courses. Call Dave Arbour 613-257-7489 or 4x4 round hay bales, visit www. stored inside, no rain. valleysportsmanshow.com Good, used, page wire and for dates and details of posts. Electric fencing, courses near you. large quantity. Also approx. 1000 old cedar rails. Hunter Safety/Canadian Some split and round. Fire-arms Courses and ex- 613-926-5492. ams throughout the year. Held once a month at Carp. Call Wenda Cochran KINZE 450c Grain buggy, $10,000. 350 Bushel grain 613-256-2409. wagon with big flotation tires, $3500. 5 Shank disc LAWN & GARDEN ripper $9500. 25’ Ezze on cultivator with harrow. 613-227-5744 Ariens lawn tractors end of season blow out. Manuals and Decals. Op25 h.p., 54” cut. Regular erators, service and parts $2,422, special $1,999, manuals for farm tractors, 1 only. 22 h.p., 48” cut, engines, implements and regular $2,192, special heavy equipment. Decals $1,749, 2 only. Pete’s and original farm literaLawn & Marine ture. Roberts Tractor 613-267-7053. Manuals. 519-539-0739.

Private Mortgage Funds, up to $50,000. Self employed. Building lot, vacant land, cottage, house. 1st or 2nd mortgage. Must have good equity. Carl 613-283-8703.

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Carleton Place, downtown, 2 stores, 761 sq. ft. St. Jean’s Farrier Ser- $650. 1000 ft. $875. Also Gibson Center, good comvice. 613-283-1198. mercial office space, 900, Suffolk Ewes and Suffolk 1200, 3000 sq. ft. lambs for sale. Call 613-257-5711. 613-256-3258, 613-620-3258.

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Mortgage Solutions Purchases, Consolidations, Construction. Lower than bank posted rates (OAC) On-Site Private Funds for credit issues, discharged bankrupts and BFS without proven income. Chase Financial 1-613-384-1301 Chase Financial o/b 835289 Ontario Inc. Brokerage License #10876

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Wanted to buy, horses, colts and ponies, all types. Contact Bob Perkins at (613)342-6030.

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Carleton Place/Almonte area. Cut, split and delivered dry, seasoned hardwood. 25 years customer satisfaction. $105/per single cord. (Minimum order, 2 single cord) 613-256-4456.

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613-283-0220 Mechanic’s shop for lease, 613-447-9988 or 613-290-0020. Professional Office Space, Carleton Place, furnished/unfurnished offices, signage, common areas, parking, security, first month free, (613)257-9545, (613)257-3790, paultetrad@gmail.com Store front retail space. Excellent location, downtown Carleton Place, near town hall. 613-867-1905.

FOR RENT 1 Bedroom apartment, 2 storey home located in the country, 7 min from 416 (hwy 43), 8 min Winchester, 10 min Kemptville. Newly renovated, high end appliances, fridge, stove, dishwasher, washer (steam) & dryer $750/month all inclusive, available now. 613-794-3551 1 bedroom apartment, Perth, close to downtown. Fridge, stove, heat and hydro included. $630 per month. Respectfully, no smoking, no pets. 613-264-0002. 1 bedroom apt. Centrally located. Includes heat, water, fridge, stove. Nonsmoking, no pets. $645/mth. Available Dec. 1. First/last months rent. 613-257-2338.

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Almonte 2 bedroom duplex, side-by-side, renovated, clean, bright. Hardwood floors throughout. Large kitchen/living room, laundry room, 4 appliances, garage. Available Jan. 1. $1,050 plus 1 bedroom upstairs apt. utilities. 613-257-9121. Central location, Carleton Place. Fridge and stove in- Available Dec. 1. 1 bedcluded. First and last room upper apt., central months rent and good ref- location, Smiths Falls. erences required. $650 $580/mth. including heat. plus heat and hydro. No 613-283-7000. pets. 613-257-4627. Available Jan 1 in Al10 Russell St., Smiths monte 1 & 2 bedroom Falls. 2 bedroom. Every- apartments- stove & fridge thing included. $850. Call included. Washer & Dryer hookup. En suite, storage Darlene 613-283-9799. room & Private balcony. 2 bedroom, 2nd floor Call 613-256-1582. apartment, downtown Perth. Includes: fridge, Available October 1. stove, hot water, parking Downtown Perth, ground and yard. $625/month floor 2 bedroom apartplus hydro (electric heat). ment, includes fridge and Available now. stove, gas heat and hot water, parking, small yard. 613-267-6617. Hydro extra. $735/month. 2 bedroom apartment in 613-267-6617. Perth, fridge and stove inapartment, cluded, $795 plus hydro. Bachelor Smiths Falls. $595 everyCall 613-267-6115. thing included. Call Dar2 bedroom apt. Available lene 613-283-9799. Sept. 1st. Edgetown Apts., Kemptville. References re- Bachelor suite- between Perth/Carleton Place, extra quired. 613-264-8439. large furnished, washer, 2 bedroom brick bunga- dryer, December 1. No No smoking. low with car port. Paken- pets. ham area. 20 min. to $600/month. References. Kanata. 5 appliances. 6 1 3 - 3 2 6 - 0 3 6 6 , $1,250/mth. Clean country 613-618-2662. air and sunsets are free. 1 year minimum. First/last. Carleton Place 2 bedroom References required. 2 storey semi detached. Available Dec. 1. Very clean. Back yard and appliances included. $895 613-256-2534. plus utilities. Non-smok2 bedroom fully furnished ing. 613-256-6026. loft apartment, between Perth and Smiths Falls. Carleton Place 2 bedroom Lake view. $1,200/month apartment. Bright, newly utilities included. renovated, garage, fridge, stove, washer/dryer. $990 613-284-2336. plus hydro. Available Dec 2 level 3 bedroom home. or Jan 1 613-204-0348 6 years new in sought after neighbourhood min- Carleton Place 2 bedutes to Perth. Great room room, newly renovated, with gas fireplace. Great new hardwood floors, working kitchen. Main available December 15th floor master with ensuite or January 1st. First and and walk-in closet. Main last required, $850/month floor laundry/powder plus hydro. 613-250-0032. room. Upper level 2 large Carleton Place- 2 bedbedrooms and 4 piece room, single home, downbath. Partially finished town. Shared kitchen, 2 basement and cozy family bathrooms, 2 livingrooms, room. 2 car garage. parking. $550/all inclu$1,500/mth plus utilities. sive. No pets. Call To view 613-264-0002. 613-451-0376 3 bedroom, newer execu- Carleton Place, apartment tive home with view of downtown, stairs, first/last Dalhousie Lake. Access to month rent, references, no public beach, 5 appliances smoking, no pets. included, main floor mas- 613-867-1905. ter with ensuite, rent $1,100 per month. Pro- Carleton Place, Glenn pane heat and utilities ex- Isle, riverfront, 3 bedroom tra. Respectfully, no high ranch, attached garsmoking, no pets. age, finished basement. 4 613-264-0002. appliances. References. 613-492-3333. $900/month + utilities, 2 bdrm apt in Perth near the Code Apartments. Smiths hospital. Fridge, stove, Falls. Spacious, bright, 2 laundry room, references, bedroom in clean, quiet, 1st & last. View at MLS# adult building. Fridge, 889842. 613-200-1000. stove, parking, laundry facilities. (613)283-7779. $925/month + utilities, 2 bedroom apt in Perth, gas Downtown Perth. Small fireplace, hardwood floors ground floor bachelor ,fridge, stove, washer, dry- apartment, including er, references, 1st & last, fridge, stove, heat, hot waview at www.mls.ca ter, parking. $475/month. MLS# 881032. Available January 1. 613-200-1000. 613-267-6617. 1 bedroom, second floor apartment, Balderson. Fridge, stove, heat and hydro included. $900/month. No pets. First and last required. Gerry 613-278-0088.

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Trillium Health Care Products 2337 Parkedale Avenue, Brockville, Ontario K6V 5W5 Fax: (613) 342-5330 Trillium Health Care Products is a manufacturer of high quality health and beauty products. Our product lines include a number of recognized health care products to notable multi-national and domestic businesses in the North American marketplace.

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Greyleith, part of the Cruickshank Group of companies has openings for the following positions: Structural Formsetters and Skilled Labourers

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Greyleith, part of the Cruickshank Group of companies has openings for the following positions:

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Perth, 2 bedroom apartment in clean, quiet, adult building. 10 Craig St. Fridge, stove, parking and laundry facilities. $820/month + utilities. Available immediately. Phone (613)283-5996.

Perth, 2 bedroom apartment in quiet security building. Well looked after. Fridge, stove, parking, balcony. Laundry in building. $795/month plus hydro. No dogs. (613)349-9377.

Perth- 2 bedroom apt. Open concept. Parking supplied. No smoking, no pets. Available immediately. $875/mth. 613-267-2687.

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Heavy Structural, Skilled Workers

We are currently looking for experienced Formsetters and Skilled Labourers for civil engineering structural projects. We are looking for hard working individuals who always keep safety in mind. To apply, please send resume and cover letter in confidence to: ghr11@cruickshankgroup.com or Fax # 613-542-3034 as soon as possible.

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Director of Resident Care Applications are invited for the position of Director of Resident Care for Perth Community Care Centre, a 121 bed accredited long-term care home located in Perth, Ontario. Reporting to the Administrator, the Director of Resident Care is responsible for managing all aspects of nursing care within the home to ensure the provision of quality care to the residents in a caring, efficient and effective manner. Qualifications: â&#x20AC;˘ Minimum of one (1) year working as a Registered Nurse in the long-term care sector â&#x20AC;˘ Minimum three (3) years working as a registered nurse in a managerial or supervisory capacity in a health care setting â&#x20AC;˘ Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario â&#x20AC;˘ Has demonstrated organizational, leadership, supervisory and communication skills â&#x20AC;˘ Must have competent computer skills â&#x20AC;&#x201C; MS Office. Previous experience with electronic health care documentation is an asset

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THE OPPORTUNITY Metroland East seeking a full-time reporter (one-year term) for the Kemptville Advance EMC, eďŹ&#x20AC;ective December 2, 2013. KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES The Full Time position requires strong writing and an ability to come up with fresh story ideas. The candidate will be expected to produce cleanly written, interesting stories on a variety of topics â&#x20AC;&#x201C; whether news, sports or features â&#x20AC;&#x201C; focused on the Municipality of North Grenville, Merrickville-Wolford and surrounding communities â&#x20AC;&#x201C; while capturing compelling images. As well as reporting for our newspaper, applicants should have multimedia skills, as they will also be required to provide online content. WHAT WEâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;RE LOOKING FOR The successful candidate must be able to work well with others, be organized, multi-task under tight deadlines, and have solid news judgment.

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APPLY AT: salesandsupport@kilmarnock.ca or fax your resume to: 613-283-8649 no later than November 22, 2013 We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Perth, 33 Foster St., 1 bedroom apartment, 2nd floor in quiet building. Private balcony and entrance. New appliances. Parking and heat included. No smoking. No pets. $715. Nigel 613-831-2390.

Perth. Available immediately. 2 bedroom apartment in security building. $650/month plus utilities. 613-283-7000.

Perth- Bachelor and 2 bedroom, fridge, stove, parking included. Laundry facilities available. Available now and December 1 respectively. Call after 6 p.m. 613-267-5651.

Perth- Gore St (above Home Furniture). Huge 2 bedroom apartment. 10â&#x20AC;&#x2122; ceilings. $775/month plus hydro. Available immediately. 613-894-5210.

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Perth, bachelor apartment, centrally located, close to Algonquin College. Includes, heat, water, fridge, and stove. Non-smoking. No pets. $500/month. Available immediately. First and last months rent. Call 613-257-2338.

Perth- Renovated 2 bedroom apartment, 4-piece bath, open concept, main floor, parking supplied, no smoking, no pets. Available immediately $ 8 5 0 / m o n t h . 613-267-2687.

Room- Located in the heart of Perth near the Perth Pool. Walking distance to Algonquin College and all essential services. Room and house privileges available in a 4 bedroom house shared with other tenants. House has full basement with newly renovated bathroom. Washer and dryer available in basement. House is completed with yard, deck, and shed. Available January 1st, 2014. $550/month Utilities Included (Water, Heat, Air Conditioner, Hydro). No Pets. No smoking in house. Contact: 613-264-8565 After 7 p.m.

Perth & District Union Public Library seeks a part-time contract bookkeeper for approximately 4 hours per week. Application deadline November 27, 2013. Full details at www.perthunionlibrary.ca/ employment.html

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J.P Brankin & Sons Ltd, located in Perth, Ont, seeks a Fulltime/Part-Time Worker to perform Plumbing and heating services. Candidates should have 1 years of experience in plumbing or HVAC services. The right candidate will have Gas 2 or plumbing licence. Work hours are 7:30-4:30, Monday - Friday. The salary for this position will be negotiated. If you wish to apply, please send a resume to John/Lynne Brankin at lbrankin@jpbrankin.ca or fax 613-267-7893 CL454725_1114

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REGISTERED NURSE Casual Positions Available. Successful candidates are motivated with excellent organizational, problem solving and leadership skills. Experience in Geriatric Nursing preferred but not essential. Please fax or e-mail resume and cover letter to:

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Kate Carkner-Hutchings, Associate D.O.C. Fax: 613-269-3534 E-mail: kate.carkner@broadviewnc.ca

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This full time position (30 hours weekly) requires experience in report preparation, a good working knowledge of office equipment and software such as Microsoft Office and Simply Accounting, knowledge of standard bookkeeping practices, inventory management, government reporting, payroll and personnel management. Smartserve is an asset; effective communications and interpersonal skills a necessity. Benefits will be in accordance with the Employment Standards of Ontario. The successful candidate will have a High School diploma (minimum) and proof of bonding.

To apply, please submit your resume with references, by no later than 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 21st, 2013 to the Road Superintendent either by email at works@township.montague.on.ca or by mail to: Township of Montague P.O. Box 755 6547 Roger Stevens Dr. Smiths Falls, ON K7A 4W6 Only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. Personal information is collected under the Municipal Freedom of Information Act and will be used solely for the purpose expressed above.

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Room- Located in the heart of Perth near the Perth Pool. Walking distance to Algonquin College and all essential services. Room and house privileges available in a 4 bedroom house shared with other tenants. House has full basement with newly renovated bathroom. Washer and dryer available in basement. House is completed with yard, deck, and shed. Available November 1st, 2013. $550/month. Utilities Included (Water, Heat, Air Conditioner, Hydro). No Pets. No smoking in house. Contact: 613-264-8565 After 7 p.m.

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Smiths Falls- Available immediately. Ground floor bachelor apt. Freshly painted, hardwood floors. Includes fridge, stove. First/last. $575 all inclusive. 613-852-0118.

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Open House- Sun. Nov. 10 and 17, 2-4 p.m. 36 Lally Lane, Perth. Grapevine Listing #40233. Painted and ready to move in. Call Kevin 613-264-2060.

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Alcoholics Anonymous (613)284-2696. Are you concerned about someoneâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s drinking? There is help available for you in AL-ANON/Alateen. Call 613-284-6100, 257-3138, 272-3105, 203-3713, 826-2566, 283-5038. Overeaters Anonymous 613-264-5158 TRUE PSYCHICS For Answers, CALL NOW 24/7 Toll FREE 1-877-342-3032 Mobile: #4486 www.truepsychics.ca

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Office Administrator Permeant part-time: 15 hours/wk., with some required overtime: $15/hr: good knowledge of secretarial duties and responsibilities, skill in use of accounting software, knowledge of bookkeeping fundamentals and capable of working independently yet getting along well with different types of people. Apply with resume by November 18 to: Bill Johnston, Ministry and Personal Committee, Zion Memorial United Church, 37 Franklin St., Carleton Place, ON, K7C-1R6. For job description: www.zion-memorial.ca

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Custom Snowblowing Sidewalk Shovelling Sand & Salt Smiths Falls area

Call Dan 613-283-2264 Free pick-up of old appliances, furnaces, A/Cs, car batteries, other scrap metal. Scott in Carleton Place 613-240-0374. Furniture repair and refinishing. Done at reasonable prices by retired cabinetmaker. Also unique oak chests with brass hardware. Ideal for tack boxes or blanket box. 613-278-0857. Handyman Maintenance. Roof to paint or yard. Call Dave, 30 years experience. 613-300-9560, 613-264-2712.

House Sitter available for Perth area. Non-smoker, competent person able to maintain home/property. Willing to look after your animals. To discuss possibilities please contact RETIREMENT APART- grovespoint@live.com MENTS, ALL inclusive. Meals, transportation, acHousecleaning tivities daily. Short leases. Monthly specials! Call Services 877-210-4130 with handyman service perks also available. Bondable. Clean Record. Satisfaction Guaranteed Steve 613-285-4243 North Gower/Richmond 4th Line Rd. Small hobby farm. 13 years experience. M&K Renovations looking CCPRN, police check, First for jobs: Siding, decking, Aid, references, receipts. fencing, drywall, painting, 613-864-8778. laminated floors, windows, doors. Call Mike for quote, 613-259-2446, HELP WANTED 613-464-2622.

Smiths Falls, licensed home child care. Home cooked meals, scheduled reading. $5/hr. 2 spaces available. 613-283-2056.

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REAL ESTATE Smiths Falls 2 bedroom SERVICES main floor apt. $800. Heat and hot water included. Quiet adult occupied build- 3 bedroom bungalow. 5 ing. Laundry services on- year old, currently leased site. 613-264-9695. at $1,500/mth. Excellent investment at $229,000. Smiths Falls- 2 bedroom 613-217-1862. semi-detached with garage. Fridge, stove, laundry hookup, water included. 4 bedroom, brand new Adult couple preferred. semi-detached bungalow Available immediately. in Smiths Falls. Currently leased at $1,400/mth. An 613-284-5965. excellent investment at Smiths Falls 4 bedroom $209,900. 613-217-1862. house. 66 Winnifred St. $1,100/month plus heat Triplex- brand new 3 bedSmiths Falls and hydro. Non-smoking. room. 613-217-1862. 613-283-6802.

Smiths Falls- Carssridge Apartments, 2 b e d r o o m , $1055/month. Available immediately; also 1 bedroom, $920/month, available immediately. Heat, hydro, cable included. Please call 613-283-9650.

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Wallet Lost- Jersey Joes, Smiths Falls. Keep the money, return other contents for reward. Call South Mountain. Large 1+ 613-284-2741 or drop in bedroom second floor apt. mail collection box. Includes fridge, stove, heat, hydro. $850/mth. HELP WANTED Non-smoker. No pets please. References and first/last months rent re- Busy Handyman Service quired. Avail. Nov. 1. looking for part time or possible full time help im613-923-2591. mediately for fall clean up Two bedroom in duplex, and snow removal. Call $750 plus hydro. First/last. 613-267-5460. Frankville. 613-213-1772. CANCEL YOUR TIMESHARE. NO RISK proWanted- 2 bedroom apt in gram. STOP Mortgage & Perth. 613-267-4463 after Maintenance Payments 5:30. Today. 100% Money Back Guarantee. FREE Consultation. Call us NOW. We can Help! 1-888-356-5248 STORAGE

Room- Waterfront property, located on Otty Lake North Shore- 10 minutes from Perth. Bedroom available with full house privileges, 2 bathrooms, living room, dining room, laundry facilities complete with outdoor bistro area with propane BBQ and hot tub. Parking space available. Availability: Immediately. 550/month utilities included (Water, Heat, Hydro, Wi-Fi). No Pets. No smoking in house. Contact: Storage Units (Jasper, 613-264-8565 After 7 ON.) Various sizes starting p.m. at $40 - $200 plus HST. One 60â&#x20AC;&#x2122; x 13 1/2â&#x20AC;&#x2122; with a 7â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Shared accommodations, garage door, $200. Comsunny upper floor in beau- pound storage, $2 a foot tiful country home, Frank- (boats, RVâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s) town. Includes private 6 1 3 - 2 8 5 - 4 5 5 5 , living area, balcony and 613-275-1149. bedroom, $600 includes heat, hydro, cable and internet. 613-284-9832.

Smiths Falls. Bachelor apartment, available May 1, no pets, no smoking, single female preferred. Call Graham 613-283-0865.

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Professional & Reliable Movers- 2 Men & 17â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Cube $95/hr, 2 Men & 16â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Refrigerated Cube Van $95 hr + Fuel Surcharge, 3 Men & 25â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Moving Van $125/hr. Call to Book your Move 613-284-8281. Rogerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Affordable Handyman Service. Reasonable rates. Indoor/outdoor painting. Call (613)267-1183. Send A Load to the dump, cheap. Clean up clutter, garage sale leftovers or leaf and yard waste. 613-256-4613.

CLEANING / JANITORIAL House Cleaning Service Sparkle & Shine Professional, dependable, customeroriented. Bi/Weekly. Tailored to your needs. Kemptville area. For a free consultation/estimate. 613-295-3663

â&#x20AC;&#x153;A1â&#x20AC;? Handyman with halfton truck. Dump hauling, wood splitting, driveway sealing, moving, tree removal, eaves trough cleaning, carpentry, sidGARAGE SALE/ ing, painting, roofing, FLEA MARKET general maintenance. Call Almonte Antique Market, Kevin 613-253-4764. 26 Mill St. in historic downtown Almonte. Certified Mason. 12 years 613-256-1511. 36 venexperience. Chimney re- dors. Open daily 10-5. pair, restoration, parging, repointing. Brick, block Christmas and stone. Small/big job Garage Sale specialist. Free estimates. 613-250-0290. with all things about

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Selby Livestock & Auctions Centre SATURDAY NOVEMBER 16, 2013 AT 11:00 AM

BRED COW SALE Selling herd for local farmer 60 crossbred cows some with calves on side All Bred Char. Some stockers to be sold separate All Springers will be preg checked.

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Auctioneer: TOM HARRISON 613-379-1006 BERT NIBOURG 613-536-9157 11 Pleasant Dr., Selby, ON • 613-354-6260 www.selbyauctions.ca

FOR MRS. JOSEPHINE COLLETTE OF MAYNARD TO BE HELD @ MARSHALL’S AUCTION HOUSE, SPENCERVILLE, ON SAT., NOV. 16, 2013 @ 10:00 AM PREVIEW @ 9:00 AM Mrs. Collette, a long-time resident of the area for many years has sold the property and offers at auction many antiques, collectibles w/local historical importance, old photos, civil war print, prints, comics, coin collection, banks, rare 1907 Indian head coin, silver dollars, toys, games, local advertising memorabilia, old hand tools, gold & silver vintage jewellery, some china, glass, clocks, antique furniture that have been in the family for generations. Auctioneer’s Note: It is a pleasure to be able to able to call this sale as there are many unique one of a kind items. Please join us at our new auction facility for this large auction sale! For a detailed list w/ photos go to www. theauctionfever.com Auctioneer or Owner not responsible for lost, stolen, Damaged articles, Accidents day of sale. Canteen. Terms: Cash or Chq w/ Photo I.D. As Is. No Buyers Premium All announcements day of sale takes precedence over all printed matter. To book your sale call: CL440140_1107

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for Mel Murdock @ 5400 Main St. W., Osgoode, ON on Sat., Nov. 23/13 @ 10 am Wide variety of items make for an interesting auction. Great for train afficionados and collectors. Terms: Cash, Cheque, Debit, Visa, M/C - Catering

Auctioneers & Qualified Appraisers JIM & TREVOR HANDS: THE VOICES OF EXPERIENCE Phone: (613) 267-6027 & 267-1335 www.jimhandsauction.com

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Saturday November 23, 2013 – 11:00 am sharp For Wilfred Fortin to be held at his home located at 135 Neilson Street, (Sandy Hook) Arnprior, Ontario. Neilson Street is off of Usborne Street just past Old Orchard Estates. We will be offering for sale the complete contents of the house and work shop of Mr. Fortin as well as his house and property. The house and property will be offered for sale at 1:00PM selling subject to a low reserve bid (no buyers premium). Terms for the house will be a $10,000 deposit (certified cheque or money order) day of sale with the balance due on closing. The property is being sold “As is, Where Is’. Any Buyer is welcome to view the property prior to the sale to satisfy themselves as to the condition of the property. Appointments thru John O’Neill 613-832-2503. 2001 Ford Ranger XLT 4 x 4 Xtra cab with cap, automatic – 263,000 k’s – selling certified – 1:00 PM; 12’ aluminum boat and trailer; Evinrude 4HP Lightwin Outboard motor and gas tank; Craftsman ride on lawn mower; Metal Break; Tradesmate 10” bench saw; 10” compound miter saw; 2 Whipper Snippers; Homelite 330 Chain saw; 5 HP 24” Mastercraft Snow Blower; Air compressor; Mastercraft 230 Welder; Eliminator Battery charger; Mastercraft 2 HP air compressor 5 gal.; Light duty scaffold; Yard Machine 21” push lawn mower; ice auger; Welding helmet; Bosch Sawzall; B&D table saw; HD drill; Bench grinder; Mechanics Tool Box – 2 sections – on wheels; Miter saw; Scroll saw; Storm lanterns; Sander; snow shovels; shovels; rakes; hoes; Jack all; Roof cleaner; Swede saw; portable air tank; Skil saws; Coleman lanterns; B&D cordless saw; B&D workmate; levels; wheel barrow; XT ladder; battery charger; JobMate laser level; Belt sander; Hitachi cordless drill; large assortment of miscellaneous hardware; Fish shack. Press back rocker; Washstand; Antique stand; Chest of drawers and Hi Boy to match; Contemporary love seat – like new; steamer trunk; drop leaf pine kitchen table and chairs; oval pine kitchen table and chairs; 2 book cases; Antique pictures and frames; Old Violin and case – as is; Foot locker/tool box – excellent condition; floor lamps; large assortment of LP’s; Wooden Island/cutting board; wrought iron bench; wheel chair; small kitchen appliances; bread maker; George Foreman grill; Super Wave digital oven – new; covered cake plate; muffin tins; stock pots; frying pan; roast pan; mixing bowls; fan; toaster oven; cutlery, BBQ tools; miscellaneous kitchen and household items. A lot of these items are new or have seen little use. Everything must sell. This is not a large sale however it is a good offering of household items as well as shop tools and accessories not to mention the real estate and vehicle. Remember to dress warmly. Contact: Anne McLean 613-283-8732 Terms: Cash or Cheque with ID Refreshments Auctioneer: John J. O’Neill 613-832-2503 email: auction@xplornet.com www.oneillsauctions.ca Owner or Auctioneer not responsible in case of loss or accident

FAX YOUR AD 283-5909 AUCTION FOR MR. CHARLES BROWN OF GANANOQUE MR.& MRS. LAMPSON OF CARDINAL SATURDAY NOV 23, 2013 @10 AM, PREVIEW @ 9:00 AM MARSHALL’S AUCTION HOUSE, SPENCERVILLE, ON After a lifetime of collecting, Mr. Brown has decided to sell some of his die cast collection of over 300 pieces; with particular focus on Gas & Oil memorabilia as well as Nascar of different scales, variety of oil signs & tins, old Coke cooler, tin toys, Structo trucks, cast iron horse drawn items, coin banks, Red Line Hot wheels, old battery operated toys & new toys, etc… Mr. & Mrs. Lampson having sold their property have many different antique furniture pieces including a pine harvest table w/ 5 chairs, dresser w/ mirror, round oak table, washstands, end tables, Westinghouse floor radio, Gilbert mantle clock, John Hunter carvings, carpenters box/tools, oil lamps, art work by Peter Snyder, scenes from Upper Canada Village, 1953 Reynolds Coal Brockville calendar, collection of old postcards, late 19th century print signed in pencil by Henry Macbeth Raeburn, modern household tools, etc… Auctioneer’s Note: This is a large sale not to be missed, get a jump on your Christmas shopping list! Many new & as new items, beautiful antique furniture & collectibles, showing pride of ownership. For a more detailed list go to www.theauctionfever.com. See you there! Auctioneer or Owner not responsible for lost, stolen, Damaged articles, Accidents day of sale. Canteen. Terms: Cash or Chq w/ Photo I.D. As is. No Buyers Premium All announcements day of sale takes precedence over all printed matter. To book your sale call: CL440216_1114

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How will you spend your extra hour? Lifestyle – Now that clocks have fallen back and Canadians have the rare luxury of an extra hour, people across the country will be deciding how they will spend their precious gift of time. A Standard Life Value of an Hour Survey conducted for Big Brothers Big Sisters shows how busy Canadians actually are and what they would do if they had an extra hour each week. Consider how your time preferences compare. Standard Life Value of an Hour survey findings: • One in five Canadians (15 per cent) are so time deprived they would use their extra hour to sleep • One in three (33 per cent) would strengthen personal relationships by spending time with family and friends • Nearly two in ten (17 per cent) would focus on their health by exercising • More than one in ten (13 per cent) would finish household errands • One in ten (11 per cent) would pursue personal interests and hobbies • Less than one in ten (six per cent) would devote an extra hour to community service • Only four per cent would spend their extra hour working “The study shows how badly time-stressed Canadians need to make more time for their needs,” says Bruce MacDonald, president and chief executive officer (CEO). of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada. “The fact that people have to forgo something as personally enriching as family time or volunteering shows we often pay too high a price for the hectic pace of our lives. Imagine what would happen if everyone could free up even a little time each week to help others. Communities and individuals would be transformed for the better. The evidence for time as a barrier to volunteering is compelling. The Standard Life survey found that 66 per cent of Canadians would most likely volunteer if their personal schedule was less hectic. Almost two thirds (65 per cent) indicated they were likely to volunteer provided only a small time commitment was

required each week. Almost half (45 per cent) reported that lack of time was the biggest barrier stopping them from working in their communities. Canadians also know that their busy schedules exact a high toll on their quality of life. Nearly two thirds (62 per cent) agreed that they are so busy that they sometimes think life is passing them by. “This survey sends a clear message to Canadian charities starved for volunteers: there’s a huge pool of potential volunteers out there provided volunteer opportunities are tailored to busy schedules,” says MacDonald. “At Big Brothers Big Sisters, for example, we have introduced a range of popular volunteer opportunities, such as in-school mentoring, that involve only one hour a week.” Few organizations understand the power that volunteering has in bringing people on a path to personal satisfaction and happiness better than Standard Life. For the past four years, the company has focused much of its community support on inspiring Canadians to become youth mentors through Big Brothers Big Sisters. When it comes to the personal rewards of volunteering, Canadians get it. Among those polled who currently volunteer, virtually all (99 per cent) rated the experience as either very satisfying (70 per cent) or somewhat satisfying (29 per cent). “When individuals give of their time to the community, everybody wins. The charities they support benefit. Studies show that people who volunteer are healthier and happier and, as employees, they’re more engaged and more receptive to learning new skills,” says Charles Guay, president and CEO of Standard Life in Canada. “A single hour can change many lives. We hope these survey findings will inspire Canadians to make time to volunteer.” Methodology The survey was conducted by Ipsos Reid from Sept. 19 to 24. A sample of 1,011 Canadian adults from Ipsos’ online panel was interviewed. Weighing was employed to ensure the sample’s

composition reflects that of the adult population according to census data and to provide results intended to approximate the sample universe. The precision of online polls is measured using a credibility interval. In this case, the poll is accurate to within ± 3.5 percentage points had all Canadians been polled. About Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada For one hundred years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has been making a positive difference in the lives of Canada’s youth by developing and implementing a wide range of mentoring programs. BBBS volunteer mentors teach by example the importance of giving back, of staying in school, and of respecting family, peers and community. BBBS provides quality mentoring services for more than 40,000 children and teenagers. The community-based youth mentoring organization currently has more than 25,000 volunteer mentors working at 118 agencies that serve children in more than 1,000 communities across the country. For more information, visit www.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca. About Standard Life Standard Life provides longterm savings, investment and insurance solutions to more than 1.4 million Canadians, including group retirement and insurance plan members. Standard Life in Canada has been doing business for 180 years and has approximately 2,000 employees. It is the largest operation outside of the United Kingdom of Standard Life plc, its parent company headquartered in Edinburgh, Scotland. Standard Life has a longstanding commitment to the communities in which it conducts business. It gives back through corporate donations and sponsorships, and its internationally recognized employee community engagement program which encourages Standard Life employees to volunteer with and provide financial assistance to organizations they personally support. Submitted by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada.

Mary Cook’s mother’s chili sauce recipe Lifestyle – Ever since Mary’s column of a couple weeks ago about the popularity of her mother’s chili sauce, we have been deluged with requests for the recipe. It follows, with a few brief comments from Mary herself: “I am happy to share my mother’s recipe for chili sauce. I found the recipe again, and it is dated 1938, so it really is a Depression recipe. It may not differ that much from the recipes of today, but we sure ate it with great gusto back then. There should be plenty of ripe tomatoes at the super markets and at the Farmer’s markets, so they and the onions

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should still be available. Here then, is the recipe.” Mary’s mother’s chili sauce: Ingredients: 12 large ripe tomatoes, two large onions, four green peppers, two tablespoons salt, 1/2 cup white sugar, 1 tsp. cinnamon, 1 tsp. ground cloves, 2 1/2 cups white vinegar. Method: plunge the tomatoes briefly in hot water, so that they can be peeled easily. Peel the onions, and remove the seeds from the green peppers. Chop all of this fine. Stir everything together, and then add the salt, sugar, cinnamon, cloves and vinegar. Cook on low heat, and slowly, for about 50 or 60 minutes (I

think closer to the 60 minutes is better, because you want it thickened). Stir it occasionally while it is cooking. Pour into hot and sterilized jars, and seal tightly. “Now, that is my mother’s recipe. What wasn’t included in her recipe, but I remember her doing, and I have no idea why she did it – but once the sauce was put in the jars, she turned the jars upside down on the bake table for about a day. This was before storing them on the shelves in the dugout cellar. But when I had to go down into that dark and dank hole to get a jar, they were always upright on the shelf.”


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Maplewood Hall hosts events later this month On Nov. 29, at 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Maplewood Hall in Oxford Mills is the Meeples Helping Peeples (Special Game Night). The OMCA invites you to a night of fun and games. Come learn to play! Blueprints, Z-Man Game’s newest release or one of the other many family favourites like Agricola, Carcassonne and Tsuro. Door prizes provided by Z-Man Games, Twice The Fun Games.ca and Comfort by AJ’s. Admission is $3. Kids 12 and under

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are $1 (proceeds to support the OMCA) On Nov. 30 at 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Maplewood Hall in Oxford Mills is a Lantern Making Workshop. This workshop is in preparation of the tree lighting ceremony in Oxford Mills, which will be held Dec. 6. The paper lanterns made can be used at the tree lighting ceremony and through the Christmas holidays. Come join us and you will leave with your very own lantern. All supplies will be provided. For more info please email Maplewoodhall@cogeco.ca or call 258-6485.

Sunday Night Mix League 7pm HSFM Cody Dalgleish – 238, Gerhard Becker - 237 HSFL Billie J Lemieux – 208, Fran Brauneisen - 192 HMFM Cody Dalgleish – 593, Dave Schuett - 573 HMFL Billie J Lemieux - 534, Fran Brauneisen - 519 Monday Night Mix Teamstandings; Team 4 – 8-52 Team 3 – 8-48 Team 6 – 8-42 Team 1 – 0-28 Team 2 – 0-28 Team 7 – 8-26 Team 8 – 0-26 Team 5 – 0-14 HSFM Robert Watt - 322 Gord Male - 242 HSFL Cathy Nesbitt – 247 Sandra Robb - 229 HMFM Robert Watt - 739 Gord Male - 662 HMFL Cathy Nesbitt – 626 Sandra Robb - 596 Tuesday Senior Mix “League ‘81” Teamstandings; Keith Crawford – 2-46 Bill Bost - 7-40

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Home Hardware - 8-251 Kemptville Bowl - 34-248 Crown Rollers -22-245 K.B.C – 26-211 Achorn Consulting - 16-200 Wayne’s Auto Tek - 18-193 Manotick Concrete - 20-167 South Ridge Sod - 24-165 HSF Ron Coffell - 299 Troy Bronzan - 292 HMF Troy Bronzan - 751 Mike Stork – 744 Wednesday Mix League HSFM Wayne Ferguson – 246 Robert Smiley – 235 HSFL Lisa Paul - 269 Gloria Marion - 258 HMFM Andrew Parent – 600 Wayne Ferguson - 570 HMFL Cathy Nesbitt – 651 Lisa Paul – 627 Thursday Golden Kids Teamstandings; Keith’s Kickers – 3-49 Bev’s Braves – 7-41 Ron’s Rollers - 4-41 Muriel’s Muscles - 5-40 Al’s Angels - 5-29 Bert’s Beasts – 0-28 Bernie’s Bombers – 2-27 Maynard’s Maniacs - 2-25 HSFM Neil Wright – 249 Wayne Kenney - 235

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HSFL Maria Turner – 241 Betty Skahen - 198 HMFM Wayne Kenney – 627 Neil Wright - 611 HMFL Betty Skahen – 552 Maria Turner - 527 Thursday Night Mix League 7pm HSFM Wayne Richer – 268 Jon - 227 HSFL Louise Conway – 316 Michelle Roger - 270 HMFM Wayne Richer – 702 Mike Connerty - 593 HMFL Louise Conway – 682 Leona Hudson - 639 Friday Mix League TGIF Teamstandings; George Gouthro 4-36 Barb Brogan 5-32 Joan Godfrey 5-31 Laurene Button 2-30 Candy Whitaker 3-29 Bruce Button 7-27 Audrey Arcand 2-24 Dalton Gilmer 0-15 HSFM Dalton Gilmer – 224 Bruce Button - 222 HSFL Joan Godfrey – 218 Tena Alblas - 203 HMFM Dalton Gilmer – 598 Neil Shepherd– 565 HMFL Coby van de Loo – 521 Tena Alblas – 494

Youth Bowling Canada, Kemptville YBC Bowlasaurus div. Chloe B - 70 Corbin B – 87 Katlyn H - 67 Grace C – 73 Brian K – 54 Gryphon - 78 Peewee div. Nathan B – 113,132 Merik D – 76, 78 Khalan P – 87, 84 Madison R – 112, 102 Bantam div. Eliza B – 116, 119, 108 Jhonus B – 136, 129, 130 Emma C – 123, 119 Devon R -101 Kieran W – 136, 142, 132 Ambrose W – 127 Junior div. Mia A-152,141,154 Bradly B – 166, 163 Andrew C – 178, 129, 151 Angela C – 161 Carson K – 188, 168, 195 Liam K – 133 Breanna L – 136 Liam R – 132 Isaac T – 152, 168 Kyle W – 153, 127, 150 Senior div Morgan A – 203 Devon B – 167 Jordan B – 173, 200, 175 Brandon K – 205, 176 Jamieson W – 257 See you at the lanes Nona Miller.


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Kemptville Players offer lighthearted looks at life p.m. Please note these are curtain times. The doors open one half hour earlier. Admission is $15. Tickets will be available from the Municipal Centre, Home and Beyond, and B & H IGA. For advance tickets, or further information, please contact Barb McDerby at 613 258 2051.

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Pinwheels of Remembrance Community â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Each of the 400 students at South Branch Elementary School in Kemptville made pinwheels for Remembrance Day. The principal, Karen Bryan, said that the school tries to make Remembrance Day more than just an assembly by integrating it into the curriculum, the pinwheels encompassing the art aspect. Pictured are the grades 1 and 4 classes at South Branch, displaying their respective pinwheels.

Mustangs capture second LGSSAA boys volleyball title in school history Sports - The St. Michael senior boys volleyball team brought home a LGSSAA gold medal, beating the St. Mary Crusaders 3 sets to 1, to advance to the EOSSAA championship on Thursday Nov. 14 in Pembroke. The Mustangs cruised through the semi-finals handily defeating Brockville Collegiate Institute 25-12 and 25-11 to earn a spot in the championship match.

In the fourth set, the Mustangs found their rhythm and won 25-13 to claim top spot in Leeds and Grenville this season. Excellent setting by James Murray and stellar defense from Alex Cornel helped lead the Mustangs to victory. Shawn Kingsbury led all hitters with 16 kills in the final match. Congratulations to the Mustangs who enter the EOSSAA championships with an overall season record of 93 wins and Exciting final 27 losses. The boys have displayed an In the best of five finals, the Mustangs excellent work ethic this season and won the first two sets over St. Mary be- look forward to competing at EOSSAA fore dropping the third set 26-28. this week.

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Kemptville 73â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s honour veterans at Nov. 10 home game Sports - The 73's completed a trade this past week with Hawkesbury. Niko Legault and Jonathan Cyr were sent to the Hawks for defenceman David Higgs and a draft pick. Higgs is a second-year player in the league. General Manager Terry Nichols stated that â&#x20AC;&#x153;We were very young on the blue line and David brings with him a calming veteran presence.â&#x20AC;? On Friday, Nov. 8, Kemptville visited Smiths Falls to take on the Bears. Kemptville came out of the gate slowly and Smiths Falls soon had them back on their heels. The Bears controlled the play for most of the first period and went to the dressing room with a 2-0 lead. It could have been worse except for the play of 73's goalie, Jake Tugnutt, who faced 12 shots in the first period while his teammates could only muster four against the Bears goalie. Kemptville found their game during the break and came out

firing on all cylinders. They controlled the play with speed and hard hitting but were unable to beat Michael Pinios, the Smiths Falls net minder. The team maintained the same intensity in the third period and were rewarded for it. Jesse Blais scored on the power play with assists from newcomer David Higgs and Brandon Cole. Unfortunately, there was no more scoring and Smiths Falls hung on for the 2-1 victory. Jake Tugnutt was named the game's second star. On Sunday, Nov. 10, the 73's honoured our veterans and Canadian Forces personnel as part of Veterans Week. A Colour party, made up of members of the Kemptville Legion and Ladies Auxiliary, made their way to centre ice for a ceremonial face-off. After the singing of the National Anthem by nine-year-old Catherine Orlichy, both team captains came to centre ice. Decorated veteran, Ralph Pulfer, who served in Afghanistan as well as other mis-

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President of the Kemptville Legion Branch 212, Ralph Pulfer handles the ceremonial face off between 73â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Matt Martin (left) and Cornwall Colts Pierre Ouelette. sions around the world, dropped the puck to start the game. The Cornwall Colts were providing the opposition and the action on the ice started out at a furious pace. Again, Kemptville

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The Colts pulled their goalie in favour of an extra attacker but it didn't help. Carroll and Matt Tugnutt moved the puck up the ice and Aaron Hickie finished it off with his first goal of the year into the empty net. Brett Nugent is a Shawville Junior B player who suffered a spinal cord injury at the end of October. The 73's are holding a fund raising raffle for the rest of November to support Brett and his family. The raffle items will be displayed at the next home game. Please support this worthy cause. Kemptville will play three games this week. They will play the Nepean Raiders on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at the Nepean Sportsplex. Then, they are back home on Friday night, Nov. 15 when the Kanata Stallions will be here. The opening face off is at 7:30. Don't miss it! On Sunday, Nov. 17, the team travels to Navan to face the Cumberland Grads. Come and see the stars of tomorrow right here in your community. See you at the rink!

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BIG THANK YOU to the “Kemptville OPP”, Municipality of North Grenville “Public Works”, “Kemptville Fire Department”, “Father Shim” – Holy Cross School/Church, UofG-Kemptville “Campus Staff”, “Impressions Catering”, Conference Services “The Kemptville Advance EMC, NG Newsletter” & ALL the “Volunteers” for all of the Services they Provide for this Fun Annual North Grenville Event

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CCHL standings Through Monday, Nov. 11

ROBINSON DIVISION TEAM GP W L OTL SOL Carleton Place 28 22 5 0 1 Smiths Falls 27 16 8 3 0 Brockville 26 14 11 1 0 Cornwall 25 13 9 1 2 Kemptville 24 9 12 1 2 Hawkesbury 26 7 16 2 1 YZERMAN DIVISION TEAM GP W L OTL SOL Pembroke 26 16 7 1 2 Ottawa 25 16 8 0 1 Nepean 28 13 8 4 3 Kanata 27 14 10 1 2 Cumberland 25 10 12 3 0 Gloucester 27 7 16 1 3

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UPCOMING GAMES Thursday, Nov. 14 Smiths Falls at Cornwall, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15 Carleton Place at Brockville, 7:30 p.m. Cornwall at Gloucester, 7:30 p.m. Cumberland at Hawkesbury, 7:30 p.m. Kanata at Kemptville, 7:30 p.m. Pembroke at Smiths Falls, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17 Brockville at Smiths Falls, 2 p.m. Cornwall at Carleton Place, 3 p.m. Kemptville at Cumberland, 3 p.m. Nepean at Pembroke, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19 Pembroke at Kanata, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20 Hawkesbury at Gloucester, 7:30 p.m. Cumberland at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m.. SOURCE: www.centraljuniorhockeyleague.com

South Branch E.S. Students raise $9,400

News – Students from South Branch Elementary School showed their character Thursday by raising $9,400 during the school’s annual walkathon. The school’s fundraising goal was $8,000 and since students surpassed it, the top pledge-getters in the junior and primary levels were able to “pie” Bryan and Vice Principal Dave Balfour during a ceremony on Friday. Students also gained the chance to win prizes in a raffle organized by school staff. Students who raised $100 or more will be treated in the coming weeks to a Subway lunch with administration. Also, each class that reached its communal goal will enjoy a pizza party. Bryan said she was overwhelmed by the success of the walkathon. “The generosity of people in our community is overwhelming,” said Bryan. “They really understand and support our goal of raising money so our students can enjoy the extras that make the school experience special.” Proceeds will be used to support extracurricular activities such as the school’s music and arts programs. In the past, proceeds from the walk have helped to subsidize special activities such as the Luv2Groove dance program, and the Jungle Sport mobile climbing gym. The walkathon also served to help improve the physical fitness of South Branch students, many of whom used the event to help train for the cross country running team.

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Nov 16 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Kemptville 14th Annual St. Michaelâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Catholic High School Christmas Craft Show. Saturday, November 16th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Over 100 vendors. Canteen. Admission with Donation of $1.00 or a canned good. Contact stmikescraftshow@gmail. com. 2755 County Road 43, Kemptville, ON. Nov 16 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Kemptville Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t Miss Santa!! Enjoy the annual Kinsmen Santa Claus Parade in partnership with the North Grenville Chamber of Commerce on Saturday, November 16, 2013. Hereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s the link to the Santa Claus Parade Float Registration Form http://www. northgrenvillechamber.com/ index.php?option=com_dtregister&Itemid= 0&eventId=83&controller=event&task=individualRegister Nov 20 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Kemptville Kemptville Horticultural Society meeting Wednesday, at 7:30 p.m. at the Kemptville Pentecostal Church, 1964 County Road 43 Kemptville Florist. Christmas Decorations, plus a Mini-Show on Christmas Table Centerpieces. Contact: Arline at 613-258-4645

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Nov 29 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Oxford Mills 7:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. at Maplewood Hall, Oxford Mills Meeples Helping Peeples (Special Game Night) The OMCA invites you to a night of fun and games. Come learn to play Blueprints, Z-Man Gameâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s newest release or one of the other many family favourites like Agricola, Carcassonne and Tsuro. Door prizes provided by Z-Man Games, Twice The Fun Games. ca and Comfort by AJâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Amission $3; Kids 12 and under $1 (proceeds to support the OMCA) Nov 30 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Kemptville Old Town Christmas. Enjoy horse-drawn wagon rides, an Artisan Market in the Old Fire Hall (Rueben Street), ďŹ re barrels with hot dogs and sâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;mores, and roving carolers. Be sure to visit our North Pole!

Nov 15&16 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Merrickville Merrickville ACW Annual Christmas Bazaar & Luncheon; Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Merrickville will be holding Nov 30 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Oxford Mills their Christmas Bazaar on Friday, Nov. 15, 7â&#x20AC;&#x201C;9 p.m. and on 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Maplewood Hall, Oxford Mills. Lantern Saturday, Nov. 16 from 11â&#x20AC;&#x201C;3 p.m. Lunch available on Saturday. Making Workshop: This workshop is in preparation of the tree lighting ceremony in Oxford Mills December 6th. The Nov 16 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Kemptville paper lanterns made can be used at the tree lighting ceremony Santa Claus Parade. Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t miss Santa! and through the Christmas holidays. Come join us and you Nov 16 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Kemptville will leave with your very own lantern. All supplies will be Kemptville Legion Breakfast, 8â&#x20AC;&#x201C;10 a.m. Adults $5.00. Children provided. For more info please email Maplewoodhall@cogeco. under 12, $3.00. All welcome. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s always the 3rd Saturday of ca or call 258-6485. the month.

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Corin Raymond performs at MERA Schoolhouse Nov. 24 Arts – Late in 2011, Corin Raymond, who appears Nov. 24 at MERA Schoolhouse, was having a beer with James Paul, owner of the studio that would be recording Raymond’s upcoming live album. He mentioned to Paul that he knew of a bar in Toronto that accepted Canadian Tire money. He was thinking he should get his friends to collect up all their coupons and have a party. “Rogue Studios has always taken Canadian Tire money at par,” Paul told him. That was the incident that gave birth to what Raymond calls the Great Canadian Tire Caper of 2012. He put out word to his fans and friends that he was collecting Canadian Tire money to pay for the recording of his new album. Before long, he was receiving envelopes from far and wide, with everything from a lone five-cent coupon to hundreds of dollars worth of the scrip. Then the news media got hold of the story, and Corin found himself interviewed on As It Happens and The National and CTV News and featured in the Globe and Mail and the Toronto Star, and much to his bemusement, the Wall Street Journal. He was even the subject of a skit on This Hour Has 22 Minutes, all for his unique approach to funding the recording. In January 2012, Raymond recorded two nights of live concerts with his band, The Sundowners, and exactly a year later, returned to the same venue to release the CD package. And what a package it is: Paper Nickels consists of two CDs contained inside a 144-page hardcover book, with 57 photos, the lyrics and chords to all the songs, the story of where he found the songs and his experience of the artists who wrote them, and of course the story of how his friends, fans and total strangers helped him collect more than $7,300 in Canadian Tire money.

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Canadian singer-songwriter Corin Raymond brings the Sunday Schoolhouse Concert Series. Tickets are his talents to MERA Schoolhouse Nov. 24, as part of available at Tickets Please in Perth. The Globe and Mail hailed it as “a live album that couldn’t be more ‘Made in Canada’ if it was scented with maple syrup, shipped by beavers and came with thimbles of Stompin’ Tom Connors’ blood.” Raymond is no ordinary singersongwriter. He recorded three albums as part of the duo, The Undesirables, noted for their ability to fill an auditorium or other venue with an amazingly rich sound employing only two voices and a single acoustic guitar. His earlier solo recordings

have always included songs by some one or two of his favourite songwriters, but for Paper Nickels, Raymond collected and polished 20 songs by other Canadian artists, enticing his fans with the work of many artists they might otherwise never have heard. Raymond’s other claim to fame is his onstage patter. He is a born storyteller, and often his introductions are as long as (or longer than) the songs themselves, but the songs and stories are always highly entertain-

ing. The warmth and pleasure with which he infuses his concerts are natural and genuine. As for instantly employable songs, Raymond’s been lucky enough to have written several of those with Winnipeg songwriter Rob Vaarmeyer. In 2010 he and Rob wrote A Big Truck Brought It, a trucker song that got the attention of Garth Brooks’ manager and publisher in the spring of 2011. Raymond and Vaarmeyer threw that song to the lawyers, where a single-song agreement

is in the making. Another composition of Raymond and Vaarmeyer’s, Take Me To The Mountain (But Not Yet), was used in an audition tape for a part in the Coen Brothers next film, where it earned Raymond a second look, making his Hotmail account a wee bit more compelling for a week or two last October. Most recently, the pair teamed up to write Don’t Spend It, Honey, the song which unexpectedly launched the Canadian Tire campaign and which has generated more fun than Raymond can even keep up with. Raymond’s songs have also been covered by Dustin Bentall (who recorded Three Thousand Miles), Treasa Levasseur (who recorded both Asking Me To Give You The Blues and Help Me Over), Patricia O’Callaghan, Scott Nolan, Romi Mayes, Andrew Neville and The Poor Choices, Jonathan Byrd (who recorded their co-writes The Law and the Lonesome and May The River Run Dry – both of which have been covered by several other acts in their turn), Scott Cook and The Long Weekends, Steve Brockley, Maple Jack, Josh Cockerill, Greg Cockerill, Greg Hobbs, Claire Jenkins, The Strumbellas, The Ferraros, The Farmers, Raghu Lokanathan, Suzie McNeil, and Blue Rodeo. Three different Raymond songs have been performed by three different artists at Massey Hall. His songs often get better gigs than he does, and he’s proud of that. Raymond appears in the Sunday Schoolhouse Concert Series at MERA Schoolhouse in Maberly on Sunday, Nov. 24 at 2 p.m. Advance tickets are $22 and are available from Tickets Please at 39 Foster St. in Perth (Jo’s Clothes), by phone at 613-485-6434 or online at www. ticketsplease.ca. Tickets can be reserved at Tickets Please and held for pick-up at the door.

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Lifestyle – The annual general meeting (AGM) of the Smiths Falls Horticultural Society is on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at the Smiths Falls Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 95. You are invited to join us for the dinner being served by the ladies of the Legion. The cost is $15 for members. Non-members wishing to join in can sign up for a 2014 membership at an additional cost of $10. The dinner commences at 6 p.m. There will be a silent auction as well so come early and look over the various quality items and make your bid. After dinner Bob and Louise from Gillagillou Bird

store in Almonte will tell us all about their business and will have a wonderful assortment of everything for the birds and bird lovers. Don’t forget to bring some cash for both the auction and to purchase something from Gillagillou if you wish. Plaques will be awarded for our annual flower show winners and the photo contest. We will be holding elections for the executive and directors. You are invited to attend after the dinner if you only want to participate in the elections. We have had another successful and enjoyable year with the help of our many volunteers. There is always a place for our members

Smiths Falls Horticultural Society to pitch in with our activities so please consider stepping forward to lighten the load for the core group. If you have ideas that your would like to share send them in to our website as shown below. You can also contribute information, a poem or anything of interest. We express our gratitude to Hope Bell for her monthly newsletters and the production of the yearbook. Hope does all of the research for the newsletter that

you read each month. We thank her employer KPMG, for allowing her access to the copiers to print out the newsletter. You can receive your copy electronically if you send your email address to the website which means you will always receive the newsletter even if you cannot attend a meeting. Please contact our acting president Jeanne at 283-9451 for any information you require about your own local horticultural society. Also visit our web site at: http:// www.gardenontario.org/site.php/ smithsfalls. Charles McLenaghan is the media director for the Smiths Falls Horticultural Society.

CFUW host inspirational evening Nov. 18 with Susan McClelland Community – Nov. 18’s meeting of the Canadian Federation of University Women, Perth and District (CFUW) will host award winning, internationally published writer and journalist, Susan McClelland who will talk about “Victim to Survivor”. The meeting location is the Perth Legion building, 26 Beckwith Street East, Perth at 6:30 p.m. McClelland was born in Toronto and spent part of her childhood in England, Florida and Canada where she grew up surrounded by writers, artists and scientists and was exposed from earliest years to politics, literature, the sciences

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in Canada, the US and the UK, as well as publishing several books and making documentary films. She is particularly interested in human rights and environmental issues. In 2005 and again in 2008 she won an Amnesty International Media award for excellence in human rights reporting. One of her books, the subject of her talk on Nov. 18, The Bite of the Mango, details the astonishing true story of 12-year-old Mariatu Kamara, who is a victim and a survivor of the civil war in Sierra Leone. She was brutally attacked and mutilated, and with

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1948 Ford police car found at Canadian Transportation Museum Lifestyle – On a recent visit to the Canadian Transportation Museum on the Arner Town Line about 30 kilometres south of Windsor, Ont., I had the pleasure of photographing a 1948 Ford Tudor sedan redone as a

period police car. Right away, it reminded me of all the old movies shot in Los Angeles in the late ‘40s and into the ‘50s with 1948 Ford police cars. These ’48 Fords apparently made up the entire fleet at one

time. And why not? With Henry Ford’s legendary V8 engine under the hood, these cars had lots of pep for chasing bank robbers and other lawbreakers. The police car at the museum was built at the Ford factory in Windsor and was given a Canadian serial number: 050H48-17362D. The letter “H” designates the home plant in Windsor. Five years later, production was moved to Oakville and all the cars built there had serial numbers with the letter “K”. Velma Swarts of Harrow, Ont., donated this car to the museum on Oct. 16, 2003. The original colour was grey and the odometer reading today is only 30,100 miles. All body work and me-

chanical work was performed by volunteers in the 20’s garage at the museum. The decision was made to transform it into a police cruiser with black paint and white doors and a flashing red light on the roof. It even has a police radio. According to the museum files, Marc Bodechon on Westcott Road had a 1958 OPP police radio, amplifier, speakers, and microphone which he sold to Heritage Village (where the museum is located) for $100. This car still has its original flathead V8 engine under the hood with 239 cubic inches cranking out a very respectable 100 horsepower, enough to get you a speeding ticket if you keep the pedal on the floor. Top speed would be around 90 miles an hour. That’s more than fast enough for me! The museum files indicate a transfer of ownership took place on Thursday, Aug. 26, 1965 to Russel Waters Motor Sales at 104 Queen St.

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Landscape design to benefit us and nature to be discussed Nov. 21 Lifestyle â&#x20AC;&#x201C; The Mississippi Valley Field Naturalistsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; (MVFN) 2013-2014 public lecture series, Knowing and Caring Connect Us to Nature, continues Nov. 21 with its third presentation, â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Landscape Design: Longterm Benefits for Us and Nature.â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Anyone who possesses a curiosity or appreciation for wild nature will enjoy these lectures. Cottagers, hunters, fishermen, canoeists, hikers, campers, artists and seasoned field naturalists alike will find something to interest them as we explore what lives in Lanark County and how best to protect it for future generations. Refreshments are offered at each lecture. Picture our landscape â&#x20AC;&#x201C; hubs of human activity in towns and cities linked to one another by roads, set in a matrix of agricultural and natural land. Hubs are where most of us obtain food, shelter and water, and where we socialize, raise families, and retire. Just like us, wildlife (plants and animals) also relies on hubs for food, water, shelter, and places to reproduce. For wildlife, these hubs include provincial parks, nature reserves, and other large natural areas. Wildlife hubs are called core natural areas. Just like us, animals need to travel in search of food, mates, and other resources. By connecting core natural areas with strips of natu-

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After being seen in CHEO’s Emergency department, Logan was admitted to CHEO’s 4 West medical unit where he was diagnosed with a general failure to thrive. Children who fail to thrive don't receive or are unable to take in, retain, or use the calories needed to gain weight and grow as expected.

Logan was adopted at birth. At three years old, he was diagnosed with both autism spectrum disorder and fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. His parents, Tammy and Jeff, say that two of his major challenges are difficulties with sleeping and eating. For the past three years Logan has been struggling with his diet. “He has no appetite at all,” explains his father. “He would go days without asking for food.” Logan simply has not been eating enough and this has affected his overall health. His growing body needs nourishment to thrive.

Still struggling with his lack of appetite and having lost a significant amount of weight, the CHEO team wanted to find a solution that would help Logan receive the daily nourishment he needs to stay healthy and grow, as well as regain weight — all while letting him live as normal a life as possible. After testing and consultations, Logan had surgery to have a gastrotomy tube (also known as a g-tube) inserted in his stomach. A gastrotomy tube is inserted through the abdomen and delivers nutrition directly to the stomach.

Recently Logan began to complain about pain in his abdomen. For a child who doesn’t complain, this was worrisome. A trip to the local Emergency room in Sturgeon Falls ruled out physical ailments, but the problem didn’t go away. The hospital’s pediatrician suggested Logan should be seen at CHEO.

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Mudds Humbug’s director indeed a triple threat and more By PAT BLACK

Arts – My thespian friends will be well aware of the meaning of “triple threat,” in theatre jargon! It, of course, refers to an actor/actress who can not only dance, but also sing and act as well. The director of the Mudds upcoming production of Humbug, not only is a triple threat, but will also soon be able to add, “accomplished director” to her resume. I am speaking about Laurel Tye. I took the opportunity to sit with Laurel and ask her a few questions to find out more about this latest director with the Mudds. Question: Tell me something about your beginnings. What got you into music? Who or what influenced your decision to become a teacher? Answer: My parents were musical, but especially so, my father. He was an accomplished concert pianist who decided to confine his exceptional talent to his church, The Salvation Army. I heard music in the house almost constantly. My three older sisters sang music, which my dad composed and were asked to perform on the radio in Detroit. I was too young but was determined that someday I would play the piano and sing. I studied piano and theory from the age of six and studied voice from the age of 16. By the end of grade 13 I knew I wanted to study music at university. I was a voice major at the University of Windsor while singing in the Windsor Light Opera Society. One summer I worked with under privileged children in Chicago as a summer program coordinator for the Salvation Army. We

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Laurel Tye is the director of the Mississippi Mudds’ upcoming performance of Humbug, which kicks off at the Carleton Place Town Hall auditorium Nov. 29. worked on crafts, games and stories in the morning, and in the afternoon we rehearsed a musical my father and I had written called, Wonderful Day. Their enthusiasm and bright spirit in the face of poverty and lack of opportunity touched my heart deeply. It was then, at the age of 19, I decided I wanted to become a teacher.

Q: Where did you earn your degrees? A: The University of Windsor is where I earned my first degree in music. I earned another undergrad degree later from the University of Toronto. Most recently I have earned a degree from Ottawa U. Q: How did you get involved with the Mudds?

A: A friend asked me to come out for Good News, a show the Mudds were rehearsing 22 years ago. The delightful company of such warm and friendly people cast a spell over me, which I have happily been under ever since! Q: What is your preference? On stage or as music director? A: Conducting is my passion. I have always had a group to conduct from the age of 15. It is definitely where I am most comfortable. I studied choral and orchestral conducting in university but prefer choral conducting. So much magic can be made with voices. It’s fun to be on stage and take on the personality of a fictional character too. Wearing costumes and make-up adds to the fun. My favourite role was that of the Blue Fairy in Pinocchio because I was given a gorgeous gown to wear, a crown, a wand and buckets of sparkles. I think there are still sparkles on the floor of the dressing room from my dress. My wings were huge and impressive. Having the opportunity to sing is also a joy. Singing with the chorus is fun and, if I get a solo, that’s even better. My favourite solo was ‘Ev’ry Time We Say Good-bye’ in the Cole Porter show about 17 years ago. Q: What made you decide that you wanted to direct? Are you enjoying it? Are you missing the music directing? A: After 22 years I’ve watched many good directors in the Mudds. I thought that it might be fun to take what I have learned and try my hand at it. To my delight, the board of directors gave me the green light. There is a wonderful reward in seeing my friends working so hard to con-

tribute to my vision. In this case, they have surpassed my dream. I also enjoy the hours of solitude whereby I can think through scenes and music. I sometimes hear music and dialogue blending in a certain way that I am thrilled to find my musician friends (Peter Brown and Kristine MacLaren) understand and employ. That’s very exciting! I will always be at heart a music director but I can’t say that I’m really missing it in this show. Humbug has provided me with yet another opportunity to stretch myself as artistic director. I think the secret to being a good one is to gather an amazing team. There you have it folks, a little insight into this very talented lady – Laurel Tye. Tye is a principal at York Street Public School. She drives all the way from Orleans to be part of this group, at least twice a week. The Mudds are very lucky to have such talent in our group. Readers, get out and buy your tickets! This show is sure to sell out quickly. Performances will be at the Carleton Place Town Hall. Evening performances, at 7:30 p.m., are Friday, Nov. 29; Saturday, Nov. 30; Friday, Dec. 6; and Saturday, Dec. 7. Matinee performances, at 2 p.m., are Sunday, Dec. 1 and Saturday, Dec. 7. Evening performances, $20. Matinees, $15. Tickets will be sold at the Carleton Place & District Chamber of Commerce (132 Coleman Street, 613257-1976). For more information, visit mississippimudds.ca. Pat Black is a member of the Mudds Publicity Team.

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LAWS fills board president, vice-president positions at recent AGM Lifestyle – Thank you to all who made it out to all of our fundraising events and to our annual general meeting (AGM). It was one busy weekend! The AGM provided great feedback from volunteers and the community. At the AGM there was the opportunity to vote in board of director members into recently vacant positions. The two vacancies that required filling were the president and the vice-president positions. LAWS’ new president of the board, Kathy Koyland and the new vicepresident, Andrea Smith were The beckoning look in voted into these positions at the AGM and we are excited her warm, dark eyes is like a for their experiences and en- challenge, daring you to join thusiasm that they bring to in her games. A high-energy dog, she’ll these roles. streak across the ground or chase squirrels as if they were This week’s featured dog balls for her to fetch. While Mandy

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Community – Toledo held its annual Service of Remembrance at the cenotaph Nov. 10. Above, Toledo Royal Canadian Legion Branch 475 president Greg Williams emceed the ceremony. Right, Leeds-Grenville MPP Steve Clark laid a wreath on behalf of the Province of Ontario.

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