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Bike lanes in the core are one step closer to becoming a reality after the city’s proposed 2014-2018 Bike Lane Infrastructure plan was made public on Thursday. Both cycling advocates and city officials agree the proposed document going to the Transportation Committee on June 5 is a major step in creating core bike infrastructure in high-use areas. “I think (the report) is a good reflection of what we’ve heard from people, from council and what we heard during the (municipal) election as well,” said Tyler Golly, general supervisor of sustainable transportation with the city. Administration suggests the

bulk of the focus and dollars moving forward should be used to further develop core bike routes, with the StrathconaGarneau-University route (83 Avenue) and the DowntownOliver-Glenora route (102 Avenue) listed as top priorities. Chris Buyze, president of the Downtown Edmonton Community League (DECL) said there’s a huge need for separated bike lanes for commuters. “102 Avenue and 83 Avenue can show the rest of Edmonton how a separated bike lane can function really well. We don’t have anything like that right now that’s for commuting. We have a lot of recreation and multi-use trails but we don’t really have commuter bike lanes,” he said. Edmonton Bicycle Commuters’ Society (EBCS) executive director Christopher Chan echoed the statement, saying the proposed plan is essential

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Parents shocked to learn school to close sooner than expected Parents from a local Catholic school said they’re shocked to learn their school will be closed and demolished at the end of the current school year. Last week, the city’s Catholic school board voted to close down St. Brendan School in order to build a new K to 9 school on the city site.

Sherry Stewart, chair of the St. Brendan parent council, said parents were excited about the board’s decision and expecting a closure, but were unaware the process would happen so fast. “We felt shocked, the staff felt shocked, everyone felt very surprised,” Stewart said. ECS spokesperson Lori Nagy

said the district did their best to keep parents informed on the school’s potential closure date during public consultations. “To be fair, when we did have the consultations we had said to parents that they may have to relocate if St. Brendan was the site for the replacement school,” Nagy said.

Noting safety as a top concern, Nagy said the school would be emptied of all resources, furniture and equipment starting in July in preparation for demolition. In August, the school will be knocked down to make room for the new building, slated to open in 2016. LEAH GERMAIN/METRO

City closer to trading parking lot for paradise ‘Attractive to families’. Officials applied to rezone parcel of land at 105 Street & 102 Avenue to become public park RYAN TUMILTY

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A Tory MLA and member of the provincial teaching task force is standing behind comments he made that union representatives wanted to clear a path for a “pervert” terminated for sexual relations with students to return to the classroom. But David Dorward, MLA for Edmonton-Gold Bar, conceded in an interview Thursday that his controversial remarks, made on Facebook the day prior, came despite not having reviewed the disciplinary case files for instructors Amanda Chilton and Faryn Schnapp. Chilton, a Wainwright teacher, had consensual sexual intercourse with a student multiple times and Schnapp, a Chestermere instructor, gave one of his pupils a sexual assignment. Controversy has boiled over after Metro was first to report the Alberta Teachers’ Association recommended years-long suspensions for the instructors, but Education Minister Jeff Johnson overruled those and terminated their certificates. On Wednesday, Dorward wrote in a Facebook conversation, “It is all about consequence of an action. Go be a firefighter or an office worker or something. Stay out of my grandchild’s classroom. The ATA wanted that person back in. Where do you stand.” Dorward admitted he had only seen coverage of the cases in the media. “I can’t in my mind’s eye find a thought process relative to how you would keep a teacher in the classroom under those kinds of circumstances as had been described, if they’re accurate in the (news)paper.” LEAH GER-

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Downtown dwellers are a little closer to having a place to toss a ball around or take a quiet walk. City officials have applied to rezone a parcel of land on 105 Street and 102 Avenue to become a public park. Tom Beck, a senior planner with the city, said it’s the first step toward building the park people want. “We think it’s a really important amenity for the people who live in the area now and the many thousands who are going to live there in the future,” he said. Beck said after the rezoning is complete they can start to work on design and commun-

The city has taken the first steps toward transforming the parking lot into a new park for the downtown. RYAN TUMILTY/METRO

ity consultation. Coun. Scott McKeen, who represents the area, said it’s absolutely essential to have more park space downtown. “It’s one piece of the park system we need to build downtown to make downtown more

attractive to families,” he said. McKeen said in addition to being good for the area, bringing more people to live downtown is good for the whole city. “This is about increasing the density in the core so our downtown works better and

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Special signals for cyclists coming soon to city streets Bicycle actuated signals. City starting a pilot project at 110 St. and Jasper Ave. that will make it easier for cyclists crossing intersections STEPHANIE DUBOIS

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Cyclists soon won’t have to get off their bikes to hit the crosswalk button at Jasper Avenue and 110 Street as the city gears up to start a pilot project using special video cameras. The city will test out video actuation technology called bicycle actuated signals that will spot a cyclist approaching the intersection, call for the signal to change and let the cyclist know the light will change through some type of signal, said city officials. “It removes the need for a cyclist to either dismount

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There will be two bicycle actuated signals installed in the city as part of a pilot project, according to city officials.

and walk over to the sidewalk or just cycling on the sidewalk, which is a fairly unsafe act,” said Tyler Golly, general supervisor of sustainable transportation with the city. The city chose the intersection to pilot the new signalling due to the high number of cyclists in the area. Edmonton Bicycle Commuters’ Society executive director Christopher Chan is a fan of the signalling, saying they will provide cyclists the same opportunities cars already have at many intersections. “There’s many places in the city if you’re not riding on the sidewalk but on the road on your bike, you can sit there forever and the light

The city will pilot bicycle actuated signals at two locations in the city to make it a safer and more efficient ride for city bikers. Courtesy City of Edmonton

will not change because you cannot trigger the sensor,” he said.

There will also be a second bicycle actuated signal installed but city officials

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Education, consultation needed Getting Edmontonians more involved with bikeroute talks is what the city is aiming for, as mentioned in the proposed 2014-18 Bike Lane Infrastructure plan released Thursday. Public education as well as more public engagement for bike infrastructure are all crucial for growing the cycling network in Edmonton, according to the report. “They’re both really important. What we’re hearing from people is they want to be involved with these decisions going forward and have a clearer tie from their input to decisions being made,” said Tyler Golly, general supervisor of sustainable transportation with the city. The report states changes to engagement approaches for connector bike routes and the major bike grid is a three-tier approach that allows citizens to review and give input on route locations, design options and aesthetics such as landscaping and barrier design if needed. Stephanie Dubois/Metro

Edmonton wants more bike routes: Official Bike infrastructure is often part of the planning process in the city’s Neighbourhood Renewal Program. Courtesy City of Edmonton

If your neighbourhood is getting a facelift as part of the city’s Neighbourhood Renewal Program, chances are shared bike lanes could also be coming to your part of town, said city officials. Bike infrastructure is becoming a consistent element in the city’s Neighbourhood Renewal and Revitalization

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projects, according to the administration, who stated many Edmontonians often feel safer with the neighbourhood routes. “The feedback we’ve been getting or what we’ve heard … is people do want that type of infrastructure in their neighbourhood because they see it as be-

ing beneficial,” said Tyler Golly, general supervisor of sustainable transportation with the city. “This isn’t something they’re perceiving that they’re losing — they’re just gaining, so there’s lots of support for that.” As part of the community program, current bike

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expands. Several neighbourhood bike routes will be completed or started this year, including 96 Street as part of the McCauley Revitalization project. Bike routes for 2015-18 will be determined by the Neighbourhood Renewal Program at a later date. Stephanie Dubois/Metro

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Congolese refugee fears being deported with target on his back Disappointed. Man alleges Canadian government shared information with home country Ryan Tumilty

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Kongolo says if he’s forced to go back to his native Congo, “I will kill myself here.” The man, who Metro agree to identify under a pseudonym, fled from Congo in 2004. During that time, he has raised three children in Edmonton, found a full-time job and started his own towing business. He’s disappointed the Canadian government has turned down both his refugee claims and a bid to stay here on humanitarian grounds, but his fear of a return to his native country is driven by what he says the Canadian government did after denying his claim. In March, the CBSA asked Kongolo to meet and he expected to be greeted by Canadian officials, but instead he encountered members of Congo’s Directorate General for Migration. Kongolo said not only were these officials aware of the claims he had made, as they sat across from him he said they were reading directly from his Canadian government file. “I could see it. I could see some of the evidence letter that I gave to the Canadian Border Services Agency,” he said. Kongolo said when he applied for refugee status in Can-

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ada he named government officials who committed crimes. Kongolo says he left Congo under government suspicion a charity he was working with was conducting espionage. Fearing possible arrest and travel restrictions should he depart under his own name, Kongolo travelled on someone else’s documents, but revealed the deception when he arrived in Canada. At a later Calgary meeting, Congolese officials knew his travel name, something Kongolo says could have only come from the CBSA. “There was no way that the Congolese border agency would have that name,” he said. Benjamin Demba, vicepresident of the United Demo-

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cratic Republic of the Congo Society of Edmonton, has been working with Kongolo and several refugee claimants who have similar stories. “How can Canada take that file and give it to those people from the Congo?” he asked. Demba said they accept some claimants will be deported, but not with the Congolese government knowing

so much. “I don’t think it is safe to take your claim case and give it to that so-called government,” he said. In an email interview, Esme Bailey of the CBSA declined to get into specifics, but said it’s not uncommon for Canada to work with foreign governments to get travel documents for possible deportees. She said in some cases Canada pays to have government officials from foreign countries visit Canada. “This is very cost effective when compared to the cost of keeping the person in Canada and the cost related to detention, health care, social services and safety and security,” she wrote. She said the Canadian gov-

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Free memberships. Alberta Party takes aim at defecting Liberals Ryan Tumilty

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Alberta Party Leader Greg Clark has a limited time offer for Liberals in the province looking to change their stripes. The leader of the fledgling party is offering Liberals the chance to exchange their memberships for memberships in his party free of charge. Clark said Alberta is ready for some fresh blood in politics and his party represents that. “I think we’re seeing a Punch line

“The Liberal party in Alberta has failed. After 92 years, I think we need to try something new.” Alberta Party Leader Greg Clark

generational change in Alberta politics where old parties are fading away and new parties are rising up to take their place,” Greg Clark contributed he said. He added the Liberal party has had its chance. Liberal Party leader Raj Sherman dismissed the Alberta Party’s move to lure his members. “I think it’s cute,” he said Despite the similarities, Clark said a merger of the two parties isn’t up for discussion. “I don’t believe in party mergers. It’s not up to me as a political leader. It’s up to the people of Alberta,” he said. Sherman said a merger isn’t on the table, but his party regularly works with other parties in the legislature, once they have been elected.

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Elliot Rodger was mentally ill. He had high-powered guns to use, which proper regulation could have limited. But he was also a misogynist with entitled views on women’s sexuality that are commonly held by men, including me once, until they know better. The Isla Vista rampage, which left 13 injured and two women and five men dead, is just an extreme example of the misogynistic violence that happens every minute. But rather than debate the facts or flagellate oneself, there are positive things that men can do to help prevent another attack on women. Here are just five of them. • Pay attention to #YesAllWomen. Yes, all men. Regardless of how you feel about hashtag activism, the outpouring of everyday truths about the female experience is en-

Volunteer with young men and boys

“Boys need positive male role models in their lives.… We need men who grasp the basics to guide these boys into becoming men who refuse to embrace toxic masculinity.” Derek Warwick, writer and violence prevention educator lightening. You don’t need to implicate yourself, and you definitely don’t need to defend yourself, but now is the time to listen and learn from things like this: “Girls grow up learning that it’s safer to give a fake phone number than to turn a guy down.” I had no idea. • Attend Slut Walk on Saturday. Edmonton co-organizer Danielle Paradis says men are welcome to march in this global protest against sexual violence and victim-blaming. But even if you’re not comfortable marching in crowds or don’t quite get it, Paradis encourages any and all to come for the speeches in Wilbert McIntyre Park at 12:00 p.m. Still not convinced? The forecast is 20 C. Still can’t? Walk a Mile in

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boys into becoming men who refuse to embrace toxic masculinity.” • Take a supporting role. Feminist and women’s organizations could also use help, but Warwick suggests doing behind-the-scenes and administrative work that’s typically delegated to women. “Men often want to be leaders, and in my experience, we’re often ushered toward leadership positions,” he says. “We need to take a step back and help women be effective leaders.” • Intervene with your friends and yourself. “If you want a world where men don’t believe they’re entitled to women’s bodies,” says Jaclyn Friedman, a Boston writer and activist, “start by declining to behave that way yourself, even when your friends mock you for it.” That means taking a stand against noxious acts, like cat-calling and rape jokes, but also the seemingly innocuous ones like telling a women she should smile or perpetuating the mythical “friend zone.”

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Family heirlooms. Police hunt for owners of huge stash of jewelry Edmonton police are trying to reunite hundreds of pieces of stolen jewelry, including a First World War medal, with their rightful owners. The jewelry was recovered during a drug investigation at a licensed establishment in late March. The threemonth investigation ended with the arrest of two owners of a south-side business. Officers are now trying to find the rightful owners of the jewelry. “We seized hundreds of pieces of jewelry during our investigation, and we would like to reunite them with their rightful owners,” said EPS Const. Ahmad Ghulom Sakhi in a release. “There are also pieces that might have important sentimental value to an individual or family, including historic coins and a medal from the First World War.” Other unique pieces of jewelry seized include a historic pocket watch, a gold chain with a pendant of the Virgin Mary, and a gold ring Fire rescue

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Guests at Wednesday’s EGBA On Rails event sampled some beer from Alley Kat Brewing Co. on one of the city’s historical streetcars. Courtesy of Shane Groendahl

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With a cask and beer fans on board, the Edmonton Beer Geeks Anonymous (EGBA) group kicked off their first streetcar beer tasting event Wednesday night. “It’s about doing something unique that people want to come out to,” said Shane Groendahl, founder of the group. Called EGBA On Rails, people can sign up to sip locally brewed beers while on one of the city’s historical streetcars, and enjoy the view when the streetcar stops 150 feet above the

North Saskatchewan River, said Groendahl. Alley Kat Brewing Co. was on tap at Wednesday’s event, with four more brewers slotted for events this summer. “It’s about bringing it back to different parts of the community and making other people aware in the community of Beer Geeks or the Railroad Society that they might not have otherwise known about,” said Groendahl. Due to provincial legislation, the beer isn’t opened until the streetcar

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“People are hypersensitive to being ignored or excluded,” said the study’s co-author Sandra Robinson, a professor in the Sauder School of Business. “We’re hardwired to be pack animals. We have to belong … and most of us are really uncomfortable if we get any cues that we don’t.” Using a series of surveys, the researchers found that participants consistently said they didn’t think workplace ostracism was less inappropriate, less psychologically harmful or less likely to be prohibited than harassment. Additional surveys found that those who said they experienced ostracism were more likely to report feeling less of a sense of belonging in the workplace, a stronger intention to quit their job and a larger proportion of health problems. Another employment survey on workplace

isolation found that people who reported feeling ostracized were significantly more likely to have quit their job when surveyed again three years later. While many of us are taught that ignoring someone is socially preferable to verbal confrontation, Robinson said her team’s research shows that being excluded is “acutely painful” in the workplace. Ostracism can manifest in many ways, said Robinson, from people deliberately excluding co-workers from important meetings to “forgetting” to copy them on emails and giving them the silent treatment. Since ostracism is less visible than physical or verbal harassment, however, it makes it more difficult to detect and address, said Robinson. As many workplaces and schools are working to counter bullying and harassment, Robinson said the study’s findings highlight the need to also view ostracism as a form of bullying and include it in company harassment policies. Accused could pay deerly

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Teenage cousins gang-raped, found hanging from tree India. Two police officers arrested, three more suspects sought Less than 18 months after the brutal gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old medical student in the capital triggered laws to fight sexual violence, a horrific case in a remote part of central India is again sparking nationwide outrage, but activists say nothing has changed for women. Two teenage cousins were gang-raped on Tuesday and their bodies were found hanging from a mango tree in Katra village in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh. Villagers found them Wednesday morning, hours after they had disappeared from fields near their

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home, Atul Saxena, a senior police officer, told the Toronto Star. The two girls, aged 14 and 15, had reportedly gone to the fields because there was no washroom in their home. Saxena said the autopsy showed the girls had been raped and strangled before being hung. He said two police constables, ages 19 and 35, had been arrested and a hunt was on for three other suspects. The police constables have been

suspended, he said. On Wednesday, there was tension in the village, which is about 300 kilometres from Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh. Angry villagers accused the police chief of ignoring a complaint by the girls’ family on Tuesday night that the teenagers were missing. Villagers did not let the police take down the bodies until the accused had been arrested. The chief has been suspended for not taking immediate action, said Saxena. Following the December 2012 attack on a moving bus, there were protests, vigils and loud demands for stricter laws. The government tightened laws on sexual violence last year. But newspapers are still full of stories of sexual assault, the activists say. T:10” Torstar news service

Death toll rises as Ukraine fighting intensifies A woman walks by coffins of pro-Russian gunmen killed in fighting with Ukrainian troops for control of the city’s airport at a morgue in Donetsk, Ukraine, on Thursday. A rebel rocket attack brought down a military Mi-8 helicopter ferrying out troops, including a general, on the outskirts of Slovyansk, killing at least 12 people onboard. vadim ghirda/the associated press

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titled to parole and has alleged that the government has violated his client’s rights by delaying a decision on the latest parole request. Previous requests for parole were turned down. Masipa’s order instructs the minister of correctional services to “take a decision authorizing, alternately refusing, the placement of the Applicant on parole.” The order refers to a recommendation made by a government panel that advises the correctional services min-

ister on parole decisions for offenders serving life terms. But it does not provide details on the recommendation. The department of correctional services is considering the matter and will act in line with the judge’s order, said spokesman Manelisi Wolela. He declined to comment further. Judge Masipa is also overseeing the murder trial of athlete Oscar Pistorius, who is being assessed at a psychiatric hospital. The trial resumes June 30. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Sex-slavery activist leaves foundation after her background is questioned A Cambodian woman internationally recognized for her work against sexual slavery has resigned from the foundation she helped create following reports that she distorted parts of her own history. Somaly Mam’s memoir, The Road of Lost Innocence, said she was abused and sold into prostitution as a child — one of several claims now being questioned She received U.S. government funding for some of her early work, as well corporate sponsorship and backing from celebrities, including actress Susan Sarandon and Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg. A statement issued Wednes-

day by the foundation’s executive-director, Gina Reiss-Wilchins, said Mam’s resignation was accepted after the group was presented with the findings of an investigation it had commissioned from a California-based law firm, Goodwin Procter. Mam’s resignation followed a cover story in Newsweek about long-questioned aspects of her story. In Cambodia, questions had been raised for several years, especially by the newspaper The Cambodia Daily. Among the claims that had raised doubts were that her daughter had been kidnapped by traffickers seeking revenge on her, and that eight girls who had been seized

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Conference lacks diverse voices, prof says Stephen Brown, a political science professor who specializes in foreign aid, was highly critical of Harper’s approach, though he said the funds are going to a worthy cause. With the government continuing to cut foreignaid spending, this new commitment will only reduce what Canada can do in other areas, he said. “We’re focusing on symptoms and we’re abandoning the underlying causes, which are poverty and inequality,” Brown said, adding the government excluded from the conferences anyone who might be critical of its policies. tHe Canadian Press

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Visitors to the Forbidden City carry children holding Chinese national flags in Beijing. Some 15 to 20 million Chinese parents are now allowed to have a second baby. NG han GUAN/The associated press

Laxer rules could mean 2M more babies a year China. Some couples will be allowed to have a second child under new rules China is preparing for two million extra babies a year as a result of a loosening of its “one child” birth limits that will allow more couples to have two children, health officials said Thursday. The party announced in November that couples in which one parent was an only child would be allowed to have a second baby in some areas. Previously, both parents had to be an only child to qualify for this exemption. China already faces a shortage of maternity beds, said Wang Guoqing, a deputy minister of the National Health and Family Planning Commission. Local authorities have been

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Zhengzhou. Five injured after cop misfires gun at kindergarten safety talk A handgun went off during a police safety talk at a kindergarten in the central Chinese city of Zhengzhou on Thursday, injuring four adults and one child, police said. The gun misfired during a demonstration and the bullet struck the ground, sending up sparks and cement that hit the arms and legs of bystanders, the city’s Zhengdong police post said on its microblog. The injuries were minor, the state-

ment said. It said two police officers involved were confined as an internal punishment by the department, and that a deputy director, a squad chief and an instructor had been suspended. Police extended “heartfelt apologies,” it said. Until recently, few Chinese police carried guns. China has some of the world’s most restrictive gun laws and prohibits almost all private gun ownership. the associated press


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Two billion people overweight: Study World health. Highest rates of obesity in Middle East, North Africa Almost a third of the world is

now fat, and no country has been able to curb obesity rates in the last three decades, according to a new global analysis. Researchers found more than two billion people worldwide are now overweight or

obese. The highest rates were in the Middle East and North Africa, where nearly 60 per cent of men and 65 per cent of women are heavy. The U.S. has about 13 per cent of the world’s fat population, a greater percentage than any other

country. China and India combined have about 15 per cent. “It’s pretty grim,” said Christopher Murray of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington, who led the study. He and colleagues re-

viewed more than 1,700 studies covering 188 countries from 1980 to 2013. “When we realized that not a single country has had a significant decline in obesity, that tells you how hard a challenge this is.” Murray said there was a

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‘Concerning pattern.’ Teen boys regularly view porn: Survey reports A survey of thousands of young Canadian students across the country found a “concerning pattern” of teenaged boys seeking out pornography regularly, according to the non-profit organization MediaSmarts, while accounts of sexting were also commonplace. The Ottawa-based digital literacy group conducted a wideranging survey with 5,436 stu-

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What the tourists in Rio won’t see This horror scene, well hidden from the eyes of tourists heading to Rio for the World Cup,is one some of the preachers know well. Not long ago, many were addicts themselves. Now they’re here to preach the Gospels. They talk of God to those who will listen, hoping to find converts, to rescue souls from the crack epidemic that’s swept Brazil in recent years. Pastor Celio Ricardo says he has had hit-and-miss success in persuading users to at least try quitting. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

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• Richard: ••••• • Steve: ••••• Jokes not as wild as the West in MacFarlane’s latest film. CONTRIBUTED

Not quite cringeworthy. MacFarlane disappoints with mostly safe jokes Richard: Steve, I laughed at A Million Ways to Die in the West, but strangely enough, I was hoping to be more offended by it. Each week on his show Family Guy, Seth MacFarlane manages at least one joke that makes me cringe. I expected him to push the envelope even further for the big screen. Sure there are some wild and crazy jokes here, but they’re

at the level of Judd Apatow, not MacFarlane. Was it outrageous enough for you? Steve: It is outrageous, but the brazenness in MacFarlane’s big-screen sophomore effort is buried beneath more juvenile gags involving bodily gases than the off-kilter comedy his show or Ted succeeds with. Perhaps by covering off all areas of writing, directing and then hiring himself as the lead, MacFarlane suffers from an inability to self-edit. Speaking of, what do you think of MacFarlane as leading man? RC: I do find him funny, but I can’t help but hear Peter Griffin in his voice and I find that

distracting. His part is basically one joke. He’s the fish out of water who speaks like a 21st century smart aleck. For instance, as people around him are killed in increasingly wild ways — hence the movie’s title — he observes, “We should all just wear coffins for clothes.” It’s a good line, but his overall performance is more Bob Hope than John Wayne. SG: It’s true but, in this, MacFarlane seems to think his gags are more brilliant than they actually are — as if audiences haven’t seen an explosive diarrhea gag before. That said, when he pushes social mores, he goes for the jugular focusing most notably on his-

toric racism. It comes off for some uneven narrative. It’s a good thing he surrounds himself with a solid supporting cast. RC: Comparisons to Blazing Saddles are inevitable. Both movies have social commentary mixed with cringeworthy gags — some may literally make you gag — but A Million Ways to Die in the West doesn’t have the satiric subtext that made Mel Brooks’ movie great. MacFarlane relies on anachronisms and shock-value jokes to raise a smile, and spends too much time on the love story. Brooks went for the jugular, and 40 years on it’s still funny and edgy. A Million Ways to Die

does have at least one classic moment that will appeal to everyone over age 30 and the most undignified duel ever, but it doesn’t have much resonance.

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SG: It doesn’t have much heart, either. Although Charlize Theron does a stalwart job playing the romantic interest against MacFarlane’s spineless pessimist, the filmmaker’s ceaseless determination for punchlines only undermines the film’s attempt at circling back to an earnest love story. In that respect, it lies as lifeless as the film’s many, many corpses. And that includes the western town’s unnoticed, threeday dead mayor.

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When you’re fascinated by failure Filth. Writer Irvine Welsh has always loved characters whose lives are crumbling

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Scottish author Irvine Welsh has made a career of chronicling not-too-nice characters in books like Trainspotting, Porno and Filth. That last one, about a corrupt, drug-abusing detective vying for a promotion, is the latest of Welsh’s works to make it to the screen, with usually very nice James McAvoy in the main role. In adapting Filth to film, did you worry actors like James McAvoy, Jamie Bell and Imogen Poots might be too pretty to play these characters? That was the original concern with James. When I first met him he looked about 10 years old, basically, and I thought there’s no way he’s going to be able to play a 40-year-old divorced alcoholic cop, but he does rough up very well. He really did look the part. The makeup and costume were fantastic, but it was just his way of carrying himself with that sneer and that alcoholic kind of attitude that he could exude. It’s a very taxing lifestyle this character lives. Yeah, the guy is in complete disintegration. We catch him at a really bad time in

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his life. If you’re a novelist, you’re essentially a dramatist, and that’s where the drama kind of lies. If we’re having a bad time, we start making all the bad decisions, compounding that misery. I think that’s where the drama lies. The drama doesn’t lie in that nice, hard-working middle class suburban guy who everything is going right with. It’s when things start to fall apart in people’s lives that things get interesting from a novelistic point of view.

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What draws you to these types of characters? I’m always interested in the mechanisms by which people fail. Failure has always fascinated me. I find it much more interesting than success. Success is pretty boring. If you’re successful at something, you just feel good about yourself, and you get on your high horse and start talking nonsense about how you see the world and all that, imparting your wisdom whether people want it or not. But failure comes in all

different forms. It teaches you things. James McAvoy gets to actually be Scottish on screen for once. Yeah, he does! He’s kind of been everything but Scottish in so many roles, so it was very fun for him, I think. And he wasn’t even speaking in his own voice. He’s from the west of Scotland, and he was speaking in a very east of Scotland accent. Americans won’t notice the difference, but to Scottish ears

it’s very, very apparent, and it’s a very difficult thing for somebody from the west of Scotland to pull off convincingly an east of Scotland accent. If you have a Glaswegian do a bad Edinburgh accent, it really hits home. You’re right, I don’t think American audiences will catch that. Yeah, they won’t care (laughs). Any updates on the talks of a Trainspotting sequel?

We actually all got together in a flat last week, the creative team from Trainspotting. We just took an apartment in Edinburgh and hung out together, just to see if it was feasible, to see if we can get a script together. And that’s a big challenge. I think we’re all conscious of the legacy, and if we just find that we can’t get a script together that’s at least as good as the original — which is kind of a tall order, really — then we’ll just leave it. We won’t trash the legacy of the original, but if we come up with something really special that has a bit of magic in it, then sure. Obviously it would be a very different film because the characters in it would be 20 years older, so it wouldn’t be a youth movie in the way that Trainspotting was. But I think there’s something interesting about these characters being middle-aged and not coping with it well or pulling one last big scam, centred around the pornography and sex world. But we’re still in that stage of trying to find out how viable it is.

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Xavier Dolan has a mama complex Tom at the Farm. Young filmmaker admits he’s obsessed with the mother figure Quebec filmmaking whiz Xavier Dolan says his first three films — I Killed My Mother, Heartbeats and Laurence Anyways — are about the subject of impossible love. But he also admits those movies, as well as subsequent efforts Tom at the Farm and recent Cannes Film Festival hit Mommy, share another link — a certain type of character he has a fixation with. “I’m obsessed, I think, with the mother figure, obviously,” the 25-year-old director-actor-writer said in an interview. “It’s always there in my movies.” And so it was that, when Dolan saw Québécois author Michel Marc Bouchard’s French-language play Tom a

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la ferme, he was struck by the widowed mother grieving the loss of one of two sons on her rural property. When her late son’s secret lover arrives for the funeral, a dark dynamic

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develops. The mother figure was “literally the first thing that hit close to home when I watched the play and decided to adapt it into a movie,” said

Dolan. “I was like, ‘Whoa, the mom — sick character’ ... When I saw her and her being exhausted and living on that farm and being so ... desper-

ate for company, I was like, ‘That’s inspiring.’” In Dolan’s Tom at the Farm — opening Friday in Toronto and Vancouver, and in Victoria on June 20 — the mother, Agathe, is played with perfect nuance by Lise Roy, who also starred in the play. Pierre-Yves Cardinal brings a chilling intensity to Francis, her son whose dark side emerges when the late brother’s partner, Tom (Dolan), visits their Quebec farm from the city and finds it hard to leave. Bouchard co-wrote the film with Dolan, who had

never before based a film on someone else’s work. Dolan said he didn’t want to be judgmental when it came to the characters living in the countryside. “I’ve been brought up in the country half of my childhood and then the other half in town and I don’t want this to come off as prejudiced,” the Montreal native said in a downtown hotel room at the Toronto International Film Festival. “These people are crazy, wherever they live. That is a case of sheer insanity that Tom is encountering and it’s not about hicks that will (mess) you up,” he added, using an expletive. “It’s not the way I thought. It’s not a Deliverance thing. “Tom was the opportunity to try to bridge that evergrowing gap not only between city and country, but between human beings who are just evolving in different environments but who both feel the loneliness and who are both wounded.” The Canadian Press

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Director. Robert Stromberg Stars. Angelina Jolie

Director. Jim Jarmusch

Maleficent explores the untold story of Disney’s most iconic villain from the classic Sleeping Beauty and the elements of her betrayal that ultimately turn her pure heart to stone. Driven by revenge and a fierce desire to protect the moors over which she presides, Maleficent cruelly places an irrevocable curse upon the human king’s newborn infant Aurora. As the child grows, Aurora is caught in the middle of a seething conflict.

Stars. Tom Hiddleston, Tilda Swinton

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The Grand Seduction

Set against the romantic desolation of Detroit and Tangier, an underground musician, deeply depressed by the direction of human activities, reunites with his resilient and enigmatic lover. Their love story has already endured several centuries at least, but their debauched idyll is soon disrupted by her wild and uncontrollable younger sister.

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Only Lovers Left Alive

Maleficent

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A small fishing village must procure a local doctor to secure a lucrative business contract. When unlikely candidate and big city doctor Paul Lewis lands in their lap for a trial residence, the townsfolk rally together to charm him into staying. As the doctor’s time in the village winds to a close, acting mayor Murray French has no choice but to pull out all the stops. Rotten TomatoesTM score Critics: Audience:

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City Centre 9 Cinemas 10200 102nd Ave.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (PG) Fri-Thu 3:20 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 3D (PG) Fri-Sun 12:15-6:45-9:55 Mon 6:459:55 Tue 12:15-6:45-9:55 Wed 9:55 Thu 6:45-9:55 Belle (PG) Fri-Sun 12-3-6:15-9:30 Mon 3-6:15-9:30 Tue 12-3-6:15-9:30 Wed 3-6:15-9:30 Thu 3-6:15 Blended (PG) Fri-Sun 12:20-3:156:40-9:45 Mon 3:15-6:40-9:45 Tue 12:20-3:15-6:40-9:45 Wed-Thu 3:156:40-9:45 Edge of Tomorrow 3D (PG) Thu 9:45 The Fault in Our Stars (PG) Thu 9:30 Godzilla (PG) Fri-Thu 3:45 Godzilla 3D (PG) Fri-Sun 12:45-7:159:50 Mon 7:15-9:50 Tue 12:45-7:159:50 Wed-Thu 7:15-9:50 The Grand Seduction (PG) Fri-Sun 12:10-3:10-6:30-9:40 Mon-Thu 3:106:30-9:40 Tue 12:10 Maleficent (STC) Fri-Thu 3:30 Maleficent 3D (STC) Fri 12:30-7-9:45 Sat 10-12:30-7-9:45 Sun 10-1-7-9:45 Mon 7-9:45 Tue 12:30-7-9:45 Wed 7-9:45 Thu 7 A Million Ways to Die in the West (14A) Fri 12:50-3:50-7:20-10:10 SatSun 10:10-12:50-3:50-7:20-10:10 Mon 3:50-7:20-10:10 Tue 12:50-3:50-7:2010:10 Wed-Thu 3:50-7:20-10:10 Neighbors (18A) Fri-Sun 1-4-7:3010:15 Mon 4-7:30-10:15 Tue 1-47:30-10:15 Wed-Thu 4-7:30-10:15 X-Men: Days of Future Past (STC) Fri-Thu 3:40 X-Men: Days of Future Past 3D (STC) Fri 12:40-7:10-10 Sat-Sun 9:45-12:407:10-10 Mon 7:10-10 Tue 12:40-7:1010 Wed-Thu 7:10-10

Clareview 10 Cinemas 4211 139th Ave. 300: Rise of an Empire 3D (18A) FriSun 9:10 Mon-Thu 8:40 47 to 84: Hun Main Kisnu Watan Kahunga (STC) Fri 6:35-9:30 Sat-Sun 12-3-6:35-9:30 Mon-Thu 6:05-9 Bears (G) Sat-Sun 12:10-3:20 Blended (PG) Fri 6:50-9:40 Sat-Sun 12:25-3:25-6:50-9:40 Mon-Thu 6:209:10 Captain America: The Winter Soldier (PG) Sat-Sun 3 Captain America: The Winter Soldier 3D (PG) Fri 6:30-9:25 Sat-Sun 126:30-9:25 Mon-Thu 6-8:55 Divergent (PG) Fri 6:30-9:25 Sat-Sun 12:05-3:10-6:30-9:25 Mon-Thu 6-8:55 The Fault in Our Stars (PG) Thu 9:05 Heaven Is for Real (PG) Fri 6:35-9:15 Sat-Sun 12:20-2:50-6:35-9:15 MonThu 6:05-8:45 The LEGO Movie (G) Sat-Sun 2:45 The LEGO Movie 3D (G) Fri 6:45 SatSun 12:05-6:45 Mon-Thu 6:15 Million Dollar Arm (PG) Fri 6:45-9:30 Sat-Sun 12:15-3:15-6:45-9:30 MonThu 6:15-9 A Million Ways to Die in the West (14A) Fri 7-9:45 Sat-Sun 12:10-2:55-79:45 Mon-Thu 6:30-9:15 The Other Woman (14A) Fri 6:40-9:20 Sat-Sun 12:30-3:05-6:40-9:20 MonWed 6:10-8:50 Thu 6:10 Trailer Park Boys: Don’t Legalize It (18A) Fri-Sun 6:55-9:15 Mon-Thu 6:25-9:30

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Metro Cinema at the Garneau 8712 109 St. Dreamspeakers Shorts Program (STC) Sat 4 Drunktown’s Finest (STC) Fri 9 For Freedom - Stories of Courage (STC) Sun 2 Hi-Ho Mistahey! (PG) Sat 12 The Human Zoo (STC) Sat 7:30 Icaros (STC) Sat 9:30 La Jetée (G) Sun 6:30 Wed 9:30 Nymphomaniac: Volume I (R) Mon 7 Nymphomaniac: Volume II (R) Mon 9:15 The Raid 2: Berandal (18A) Sun 9:30 Tue 9:15 Wed 6:45 The Sacred Relationship (STC) Sat 6 Scott Walker: 30 Century Man (STC) Tue 7 Shana: The Wolf ’s Music (STC) Sat 2 Shouting Secrets (STC) Fri 7

Movies 12, 5074 130 Ave. 3 Days to Kill (14A) Fri-Sun 1:30-4:157-9:45 Mon 4:15-7-9:45 Tue 1:30-4:157-9:45 Wed-Thu 4:15-7-9:45 47 to 84: Hun Main Kisnu Watan Kahunga (STC) Fri-Sun 2:25-6:10-9 Mon 6:10-9 Tue 2:25-6:10-9 Wed-Thu 6:10-9 Kochadaiiyaan (14A) Fri-Sun 2-4:508:25 Mon 4:50-8:25 Tue 2-4:50-8:25 Wed-Thu 4:50-8:25 Mr. Peabody & Sherman (G) Fri-Thu 4:05 Mr. Peabody & Sherman 3D (G) FriSun 1:35-6:45-9:15 Mon 6:45-9:15 Tue 1:35-6:45-9:15 Wed-Thu 6:45-9:15 Mundeyan Ton Bachke Rahin (STC) Fri-Sun 2:15-5:15-8:15 Mon 5:15-8:15 Tue 2:15-5:15-8:15 Wed-Thu 5:15-8:15 Muppets Most Wanted (G) Fri-Sun 1-3:30-6-8:30 Mon 3:30-6-8:30 Tue 1-3:30-6-8:30 Wed-Thu 3:30-6-8:30 Need for Speed (PG) Fri-Sun 1 Tue 1 Need for Speed 3D (PG) Fri-Thu

4-6:55-9:40 Non-Stop (PG) Fri-Sun 1:50-4:20-7:259:50 Mon 4:20-7:25-9:50 Tue 1:504:20-7:25-9:50 Wed-Thu 4:20-7:25-9:50 The Nut Job (G) Fri-Sun 1:10-3:155:20-7:25 Mon 5:20-7:25 Tue 1:103:15-5:20-7:25 Wed-Thu 5:20-7:25 Oculus (14A) Fri-Sun 1:55-4:30-7:059:35 Mon 4:30-7:05-9:35 Tue 1:554:30-7:05-9:35 Wed-Thu 4:30-7:05-9:35 RoboCop (PG) Fri-Thu 9:40 Romeo Ranjha (PG) Fri-Sun 2:105-7:45 Mon 5-7:45 Tue 2:10-5-7:45 Wed-Thu 5-7:45 Son of God (14A) Fri-Sun 1:45-5:458:45 Mon 5:45-8:45 Tue 1:45-5:45-8:45 Wed-Thu 5:45-8:45

North Edmonton Cinemas 14231 137th Ave.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (PG) Fri-Thu 12:15 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 3D (PG) Fri-Sat 3:30-6:40-10:05 Sun-Thu 3:30-6:40-10 Blended (PG) Fri-Sat 1:40-4:30-7:2010:10 Sun-Thu 1:40-4:30-7:20-10:15 Edge of Tomorrow 3D (PG) No Passes Thu 9:30 The Fault in Our Stars (PG) No Passes Thu 10:30 Godzilla (PG) Fri-Thu 1:15 Godzilla 3D (PG) Fri-Sat 10:55 SunThu 4:10-7:10-10:10 Fri-Sat 4:10-7 Madagascar 2 (G) Sat 11 Maleficent (STC) No Passes Fri 1:304-6:30-9 No Passes Sat 11:20-1:454:15-6:30-9 No Passes Sun 11:501:30-4-6:30-9 No Passes Mon-Tue 1:30-4-6:30-9 No Passes Wed 4-6:30-9 No Passes Thu 1:30-4-6:30-9 Star & Strollers Screening, No Passes Wed 1 Maleficent 3D (STC) No Passes Fri-Sun 12:10-2:40-5:15-7:50-10:20 No Passes Mon 12:10-2:40-5:107:40-10:15 No Passes Tue 12:10-2:405:10-7:50-10:20 No Passes Wed-Thu 12:10-2:40-5:10-7:40-10:15 Million Dollar Arm (PG) Fri-Sun

12:40-3:50-6:50-9:45 Mon 12:40-3:509:45 Tue 12:40-3:50-6:50-9:45 Wed 12:40-3:40-6:50-9:45 Thu 12:50-3:50 A Million Ways to Die in the West (14A) No Passes Fri-Sat 10 No Passes Sun 12:50-2-3:40-5-6:45-8-9:30-10:45 No Passes Mon 12:50-2-3:40-5-6:507:50-9:30-10:40 No Passes Tue 12:502-3:40-5-6:45-7:55-9:30-10:40 No Passes Wed 2-3:50-5-6:45-7:50-9:3010:40 No Passes Thu 12:40-2-3:205-6:45-7:50-9:30-10:40 No Passes Fri 12:50-2:10-3:40-5:10-6:45-8:05-9:3011 No Passes Sat 11:30-12:50-2:103:40-5:10-6:45-8:05-9:30-11 Star & Strollers Screening, No Passes Wed 1 Neighbors (18A) Fri-Sat 12:30-2:505:20-8:10-10:45 Sun 12:30-2:50-5:208:10-10:40 Mon-Thu 12:30-2:50-5:208-10:35 The Night Before Our Stars (STC) No Passes Thu 6:30 The Other Woman (14A) Fri-Sat 3:45-6:20-8:45 Sun-Thu 3:45-6:208:50 Rio 2 (G) Fri 1:10 Sat 11:10-1:10 Sun-Thu 1:10 X-Men: Days of Future Past (STC) No Passes Fri-Thu 12-3:10-6:15-9:20 X-Men: Days of Future Past 3D (STC) No Passes Fri 2-5-8 No Passes Sat 112-5-8 No Passes Sun 2:20-5:30-8:30 No Passes Mon-Wed 2:10-5:15-8:20 No Passes Thu 2:10-5:15 No Passes Fri-Thu 1:20-4:20-7:30-10:30

Princess I & II 10337 Whyte Ave.

The Grand Budapest Hotel (14A) Fri 6:50 Sat-Sun 1-6:50 Mon-Thu 6:50 Only Lovers Left Alive (14A) Fri 6:45-9:15 Sat-Sun 2-6:45-9:15 MonThu 6:45-9:15 The Railway Man (PG) Fri 9:05 SatSun 3:30-9:05 Mon-Thu 9:05

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30 Scotiabank Theatre West Mall, 8882 170th St. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 3D (PG) Fri-Sun 3:55-7:20-10:35 Mon-Tue 3:45-7:10-10:20 Wed 3:45-10:20 Thu 3:45-7:10-10:20 Blended (PG) Fri-Sun 1:10-4:20-79:50 Mon-Thu 12:50-3:50-6:50-9:40 Driving Miss Daisy: The Play (STC) Wed 7 Edge of Tomorrow: An IMAX 3D Experience (PG) No Passes Thu 10 Godzilla (PG) Fri-Sun 1:50 Mon-Thu 1:20 Godzilla 3D (PG) Fri-Sun 4:45-7:4510:45 Mon-Thu 4:20-7:20-10:25 Led Zeppelin ``Celebration’’ Day Encore (STC) Mon 7:30 Maleficent (STC) No Passes Fri-Tue 1:35-4:10-6:45-9:25 No Passes Wed 10:30 No Passes Thu 1:35-4:10-6:459:25 No Passes Wed 3:20 Star & Strollers Screening, No Passes Wed 1 Maleficent 3D (STC) No Passes FriSun 12:40-3:10-5:40-8:10-10:40 No Passes Mon-Tue 12:30-3-5:30-8-10:30 No Passes Wed 1:35-4:10-6:45-9:25 No Passes Thu 12:30-3-5:30-8-10:30 Maleficent: An IMAX 3D Experience (STC) No Passes Fri-Sun 11:55-2:204:55-7:30-10 No Passes Mon-Wed 2:20-4:55-7:30-10 No Passes Thu 2:20-4:55-7:30 A Million Ways to Die in the West (14A) No Passes Fri-Sun 1:454:30-7:15-10 No Passes Mon-Tue 1:10-4:05-7:05-9:50 No Passes Wed 4:05-7:05-9:50 No Passes Thu 1:10-4:05-7:05-9:50 No Passes Fri 2:45-5:30-8:15-11 No Passes Sat-Sun 12-2:45-5:30-8:15-11 No Passes Mon-Thu 1:50-4:50-7:45-10:30 Star & Strollers Screening, No Passes Wed 1 National Theatre: King Lear - Encore (STC) Sat 12:55 Neighbors (18A) Fri-Sun 12:25-2:505:20-8-10:30 Mon-Thu 1:45-4:457:40-10:15 The Night Before Our Stars (STC) No Passes Thu 6:30 The Other Woman (14A) Fri 2-57:50-10:35 Sat 5-7:50-10:35 Sun 2-10:35 Mon 1:40-4:40-10:10 Tue 12:50-3:50-6:50-9:40 Wed 1:20 Thu 12:30-3:10-10:20 Wed 10:05 WWE Payback (STC) Sun 6 X-Men: Days of Future Past (STC) No Passes Fri-Sun 12:30-3:35-6:40-9:45 No Passes Mon-Thu 1-4-7-10 X-Men: Days of Future Past 3D (STC) No Passes Fri-Sun 1-4:05-7:10-10:15

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Dethroned. CBC lineup cans Republic of Doyle The CBC is cancelling Republic of Doyle after its upcoming season, while adding a Second World War spy series and a western to its TV lineup for 2014-15, announced at a news conference Thursday morning. From the creators of Flashpoint, Camp X is about covert agents training on the shores of Lake Ontario. Inspired by true stories, it’s set to air next winter. In the fall, viewers can expect Strange Empire, set in 1869 along the Alberta-Montana border. Featuring female heroes, it’s from the woman

behind Durham County. Also announced was the animated story Pirate’s Passage, featuring the voice of Donald Sutherland, and the miniseries The Book of Negroes, based on the award-winning novel. The schedule will also feature a new half-hour comedy co-created and starring SCTV alum Eugene Levy. International shows on CBC will include Australia’s Secrets and Lies and the BBC’s The Honourable Woman, starring Maggie Gyllenhaal.

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Azalea matches the Beatles Australian rapper Iggy Azalea has scored a U.S. chart double only previously achieved by the Beatles, with hits at number one and number two, according to Billboard magazine. The Aussie star’s Fancy rose from No. 2 to top the Billboard Hot 100, while she appears as a guest on Ariana

Grande’s Problem, which moved from third to second place. The Fab Four Iggy Azalea AFP are the only other artist to have their two debut hits score the top two spots, with I Want to Hold Your Hand at No. 1 and She Loves You at number two in February 1964, Billboard says. AFP

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Split seasons aren’t winning any fans But they might win an Emmy. Mad Men, Scandal and others score advertising dollars and string out award eligibility with ‘half season’ finales So you’re watching Mad Men and expecting an epic series finale. It’s everything you anticipated, with a dead guy singing and people landing on the moon. And now you’re left on the hook for another year to figure out what the heck happens to advertising firm SC&P. That’s right. Next year. Welcome to the “half season” finale. It means lots of foreplay and some very dissatisfied customers. Or, in more PG-friendly terms, it’s the equivalent of getting half a bag of chips at your corner store and then being told the rest will come later. Split seasons aren’t new, but have become increasingly common in television, with every-

one from Grey’s Anatomy to Scandal and Once Upon a Time getting in on the action. For networks, it’s a chance to milk more eyeballs and advertising dollars. If you’ve been following Mad Men, you know that the truth is the first casualty in advertising. So instead of calling it an extra short season, networks now say it’s a “split season.” “Why break it in half?” Stephen Colbert pointedly asked Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner on The Colbert Report. Weiner said it was simply about ratings. AMC did the same thing with Breaking Bad and it built the show in “a huge way,” he told Colbert. What Weiner didn’t say is that by splitting the season over two years, Mad Men is eligible for another year of Emmys. The show has garnered a Best Drama Emmy nomination for every year that it has been eligible. More importantly, by running the final half next year, it doesn’t compete against that other AMC juggernaut, Breaking Bad, for Emmy Awards.

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Frustrated fan fights back

Harry Hamlin, Vincent Kartheiser, Christina Hendricks, Jon Hamm and John Slattery in the Mad Men mid-season finale. But we’ll have to wait till next year to learn how the series ends. contributed

Breaking Bad is eligible this year as well because of its split season last year. The move also allows AMC to trumpet the “final, final season” of its most storied franchises for more than a year. Creators, including Breaking Bad’s Vince Gilligan and Shonda Rhimes of Grey’s Anat-

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omy, says the split season also gives them a breather to create better product. I can buy that, although I’m not sure how putting artificially induced cliffhangers in the middle of your story arc just so audiences will return makes sense — and that’s especially true in the hands of lesser geniuses, espe-

cially if you’re not a Gilligan or a Rhimes. ABC recently announced that Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. will go the split season route for Season 2. Seriously though, will anyone care what happens to HYDRA then? Unfortunately, TV execs are betting on it. Torstar News Service

Maybe we should all follow the lead of Breaking Bad fan Noam Lazebnik, who sued Apple’s iTunes for what he says is essentially charging extra for the series finale. He expected to get all 16 episodes when he paid up, but Apple sold the final eight episodes as a separate season. If the networks are already saying it’s one season, it’s a rip-off to pay twice, Lazebnik alleged. Apple promptly capitulated with refunds. Here’s one way to send a message: Fans should start a class-action suit against Weiner for false advertising. Sign us up now before we forget what happened in the mid-season finale.


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Laura is shy and selfconscious after coming off some difficult relationships. John’s height has made him overconfident while little Chris is miserable, but happily so. These aren’t people, but simple, coloured blocks in a puzzle game, and yet thanks to witty narration by Danny Wallace, we can feel their hopes and insecurities as they face death traps and try to learn to work together. This is an ingenious game you play, not for the graphics, but the story. Not to solve puzzles, but simply to see what laughs come next. Kris Abel

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She said the tour is a “thank you” to fans. She’s released an album each year since she captivated the world when she sang I Dreamed a Dream on Britain’s Got Talent in 2009. She’s sold more than 14 million records worldwide. “The adaptation at first wasn’t very easy because you have to get used to it at first,” she said of learning to deal with fame. “It’s like a baby learning to walk really. But once ... you see the people embrace you, it becomes easier.” Boyle revealed last year that she had been diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome, a form of autism. She said she’s healthy and feeling better than ever. “Everything is fine. I’ve never felt better. I’m ready to go,” she said. Boyle’s tour, which includes performances in Sacramento, Calif., Phoenix, Ariz. and Atlanta, Ga. will wrap Nov. 6 in

Jacksonville, Fla. “I like to be kept busy, but

way? “The sky’s the limit. I’m open to offers,” she said, laughing. She’s open to offers from musicians who want to collaborate, though she wants to make an offer to one singer. “My favourite performer is Michael Bublé and I’d like to work with him at some point,” she said.

the holiday movie The Christmas Candle. “I haven’t done much acting before ... so it felt a bit strange to begin with. But once you get used to it, it becomes fun and you start to enjoy yourself,” she said. “I’d like to balance the books a bit — I’d like to do a bit of singing and a bit of acting.” Would she consider Broad-

I’d like to see some of the country as well. And I’ll be travelling by bus, anyway, so I’ll see most of the country,” she said. Boyle said her tour will include some new material. She’s completed her sixth album, due out this year, which heads in a “jazzy-blues direction.” Outside of music, Boyle said she’s interested in acting after making her big-screen debut in

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The jury’s out: Jurors not impressed with Madonna for calling in sick

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Ukrainian TV host arrested after pulling yet another not-so-funny celeb ‘prank’ Angelina Jolie wasn’t the only villain at the premiere of Maleficent on Wednesday: A dude came up to Brad Pitt and hit him for no reason. Vitalii Sediuk, a Ukrainian TV presenter, vaulted over the security barrier at the Maleficent premiere and struck Pitt, according to Variety. Security quickly subdued Sediuk and held him until the LAPD arrived to arrest him. He’s been arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor battery. He is being held on $20,000 US bail. This is not the first time

that Sediuk has pulled one of his “pranks,” which aren’t particularly funny and seem more like run-of-the-mill harassment. Just a few weeks ago, he crashed the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival and stuck his head under America Ferrera’s dress. He’s also tried to kiss Will Smith on the mouth and groped Leonardo DiCaprio and Bradley Cooper at other red carpet events. He even managed to be onstage at the Grammys this year when Adele accepted one of her awards.

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Love is in the air for the Bride: Uma Thurman and Quentin Tarantino are reportedly seeing each other. Thurman, 44, broke up with her fiancé Arpad Busson last month. Since then, she and Tarantino, who has directed her in numerous films, have begun seeing each other, according to Us Weekly. They were extremely cosy on the red carpet for Clouds of Sils Maria at Cannes — Thurman lay

her head on his shoulder and whispered in his ear, while her director paramour danced for her amusement. Thurman and Tarantino have worked together for 20 years and have always had a close relationship. Though they’ve been linked to others for much of that time — in addition to her long, on-and-off engagement to Busson, Thurman was married to Ethan Hawke for six years — this isn’t the first time their relationship has strayed from being purely professional. “There has always been an attraction,” a source says. “She has indulged from time to time, and that’s how their relationship has always worked.” So is it serious? Sources say that Tarantino, at least, has strong feelings for the woman he’s called his muse. “He’s loved her for years,” an insider says.

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Madonna called in sick to jury duty in New York City Tuesday, and if her Instagram account is any indication, it was due to excessive partying. The singer spent the holiday weekend posting photos of her family surfing, horseback riding and barbecuing, but when it came time to do her civic duty, she wasn’t feeling up to it. A source tells Page Six that

“a legitimate doctor’s note was received saying she is unable to attend,” but other jurors didn’t think that was good enough. “She should have come. It’s absolutely not fair,” one juror tells the newspaper. “Why should a celebrity get out of a duty that we have? If anything, people who have hardships should get out of it.”

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Blended learning is a win-win StudentS Stay on the job longer The new apprenticeship blended learning in the automotive service technician program at SAIT Polytechnic is a win-win for both apprentices and employers. The four-year automotive service technician blended learning program enables a fourth-year automotive service technician apprentice to study the theory portion of technical training at home and attend SAIT for four weeks (instead of eight weeks). “The win-win for apprentices is to stay at work for four weeks and keep earning a wage,” says Brian Moukperian, dean, school of transportation, SAIT. “The employer faces less disruption by sending the apprentice for technical training for only four weeks.” Employers benefit from this blended format because they are able to keep employees on the work site for longer periods of time and learning can be applied to the work site the next day. For many apprentices, this means they are able to continue to work and earn an income while receiving the training they need to take the next step in their careers.

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Students will receive strong instructor support for the online and on-site components. SAIT instructors come directly from industry and can share their experience with students. For apprentices interested in this new blended format, the pilot offering (theory portion) starts Feb. 2, 2015, and apprentices may begin registering now. “During the pilot offering we will learn a lot about how to connect with the student during the 12 weeks of the theory portion,” Moukperian says. “After the pilot offering, we will continue to make changes and only become better at this innovative program of study.” For more information, visit sait.ca.

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Inspired by her best friend Anita’s success at the U Weight Loss Clinics™ in St Albert, 28 year old Amber Versteeg decided to overcome her fear of failure and give weight loss just one more chance. “I had unsuccessfully tried so many diets and was truly afraid of failing again. Even though I saw Anita, her fiancé and her mom ALL lose weight in the St Albert Clinics™, I wasn’t sure it would actually work for me.” 8 LBS AND 10 INCHES GONE IN FIRST WEEK All that changed after her very first week on Program when Amber dropped 8 pounds and 10 inches. She was ecstatic to discover how easy the program was and how much support she received from the health coaches, most of whom were former clients. Thousands of recipes made meal choices a breeze and almost immediately she noticed a distinct change in her energy level and overall health. ANTI-DEPRESSANTS CAUSED WEIGHT GAIN Amber had always struggled with extra weight and the whole process of dieting and failing just made matters worse. In 2008, an accident left Amber with back and leg pain and further frustrated by additional weight. Like many women who struggle with weight issues, Amber took antidepressants and struggled to appear happy. Unfortunately, a common side effect of antidepressants is more weight gain…and so the cycle continued. “The other diets I tried worked for a brief time. They required too much work and too much time and although I always started with enthusiasm, the challenges would prove too much. I work full time in an office environment and have a part time business baking cakes. I needed something simple that worked.”

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At long last, the warm, sunny days of summer are here. But after months of winter hibernation, chances are you may need a refresher in sun protection to make sure you can enjoy all that the good weather has to offer. Dermatologist, Dr. Julia Carroll, and Banana Boat sun care, have developed the ABCs of protection to help you stay sun-safe this summer: Apply eArly: It’s important to apply sunscreen at least 15 to 30 minutes before sun exposure. Don’t forget to coat your ears, lips, shoulders and nose. Make proper application part of your family’s morning routine by applying sunscreen before getting dressed each morning. Be generous: Don’t skimp on the sunscreen. You should be using one ounce or 30 ml of sunscreen (about the size of a golf ball) each time you apply. This should cover you from head to toe if you are wearing a swimsuit.

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Take precautions against yellow fever Immunization may be required if you plan to travel With the FIFA World Cup set for June in Brazil, staff at Atlas Immunization’s two Edmonton locations are highlighting awareness about yellow fever, a disease transmitted by mosquitoes and prevalent in hot spots outside cities. While it’s not a required vaccine to enter Brazil, the yellow fever shot is recommended to those venturing outside Rio to sporting events in rural areas. Yellow fever is transmitted by mosquitos in areas of Africa, South America and Panama. The disease is life-threatening, and many countries with the same mosquito families may want travellers to have immunization records for yellow fever. While the risk of getting yellow fever may appear small, there is no treatment, and fatality rates approach 90 per cent in travellers. Vaccination is nearly 100 per cent effective, but non-vaccine travellers are also advised to take standard mosquito precautions (repellent, avoiding peak biting

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Visit seminars during seniors week Alberta celebrates Seniors Week during the first week of June, and geriatric specialists at the University of Alberta will be doing their part with two educational health seminars for seniors in Edmonton. “We discovered a lack of information about healthy aging, so we decided to collaborate with Seniors Week and conduct sessions for seniors that we hope to continue on a

regular basis,” says research co-ordinator Dr. Saima Rajabali, who is working on a research project related to healthy aging with geriatrician Dr. Adrian Wagg, head of the division of geriatric medicine at University of Alberta. “We want to empower and educate seniors, their families and caregivers about common health conditions that affect seniors. The sessions will help seniors identify conditions

and arm them with the information they need to take charge of their own health and manage their own care.” Sessions will start with presentations by experts about aspects of healthy aging, then open up for questions. The free sessions will take place June 2 at 1 p.m. at the West End Seniors Activity Centre, and June 3 at 2 p.m. at the South East Edmonton Seniors Activity Centre. For more information, or to sign up, call 780-492-3700 or email srajabal@ualberta.ca.

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Healthy Brain Aging Speaker: Dr. Adrian Wagg, Professor of Healthy Aging and Geriatrician, University of Alberta

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Osteoporosis & Bone Health Speaker: Dr. Angela Juby, Associate Professor and Geriatrician, University of Alberta

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Annabel Langbein, who brings good food into today’s fast-paced world, shows us a veg-filled phyllo dough recipe that will satisfy even the most staunch meat lovers from her book The Free Range Cook

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it liberally with oil. Place a second sheet on top and brush it with butter or spray it with oil. Repeat to form a stack of 8 pastry sheets. The phyllo dries out quickly so you will need to work fast. Cover the unused phyllo with a damp tea towel while you work.

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While we here in Canada may see barbecuing as a seasonal kind of thing, those countries lucky enough to have a more forgiving climate consider the grill their primary cooking surface. In South Africa the barbecue is so highly revered, the population voted to add braai (the Afrikaans word for it) to the name of their national holiday. Argentineans are no slouches when it comes to al fresco meal creation, either, calling both their grilling artistry, and the party that follows, asado. With barbecue the national dish in Argentina, the country’s wines, especially those made from the malbec grape, show a slant towards a harmonious union with red meats. Though malbec traces its roots back to the southwest of France, it’s Argentina that’s really run with the berry. Showing a balance of the grape’s black fruit with pepper spice and bright acidity, Trapiche’s 2011 Broquel Malbec ($14.95 $17.99) makes a fine grilled meat mate, especially if you have a heavy hand when it comes to barbecue sauce.

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5. Form the silver beet mixture into a sausage shape along the longest edge of the pastry, leaving a 3-cm border at the sides. 6. Turn in the sides of the pastry like an envelope and roll it up gently and loosely to fully enclose the filling, forming a log shape. If you roll it too tight it will split. Transfer the log to a baking tray, brush the top with butter and bake until it is golden and crisp — about 40 minutes. WATCH ANNABEL LANGBEIN FREE RANGE COOK MONDAY TO THURSDAY AT 5:30 P.M. EST, STARTING APRIL 28 ON GUSTO TV, CANADA’S NEW FOOD & LIFESTYLE CHANNEL. VISIT GUSTOTV.COM FOR FULL PROGRAM LINEUP AND MORE GREAT RECIPE IDEAS.

Ingredients • 250 g silverbeet or spinach • 2 tbsp butter • 1 large onion, finely chopped • 1 cup ricotta • 3/4 cup feta, crumbled • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan • 1/4 cup chopped coriander • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg

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Meet the person who grew or made your food Old strathcona Farmers’ Market is open saturdays It may have “old” in its name, but the Old Strathcona Farmers’ Market is a hit with customers young and old, as well as multiple

generations of families. “We believe in treating our customers as if they were our own family,” says Stephanie Szakacs-St. Louis, the market’s executive director. “A lot of the customers who shopped here as kids with their parents are now walking the aisles with baby strollers in tow. “I started here nine years ago, so I’m one of them. I’ve grown up along with the market.”

get 15,000 to 20,000 people on a Saturday attending. ” For a city with 64,000 residents, that’s an impressive number, but Moffat says the weekly market is attended by people from far and wide, both rain and shine. “It’s very huge and so loved by the residents. People from all over northern Alberta come.” Some communities organize bus trips, The Old Strathcona Farmers’ Market is Edmonton’s oldest year-round indoor market, with more than 130 vendors, open every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Its motto is “we make it, we bake it, we grow it, we sell it” and the market does its best to bring its products fresh from the farm to your family. “There are many great reasons to shop local, and farmers’ markets give customers an opportunity to access the freshest foods at the height of their season,” Szakacs-St. Louis says. “I think people love to shop at farmers’ markets for the community atmosphere, the healthy food choices and the fact that they get to meet the person who grew their food or made their craft with their own hands.” For more information, visit osfm.ca.

Moffat says, to allow residents to patronize its more than 250 vendors. And they get visitors from even further afield. “We have a guest book every week and we get people from all over Europe and Australia coming.” What keeps them coming, Moffat says, is the quality. “Our rules say they have to offer homemade, homegrown, or home-baked products. We strongly follow the provincial rules on farmers’ market — we believe that’s the way to ensure quality and trust.” For more, visit stalbertfarmersmarket.com.

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NHL playoffs. New York advances to Stanley Cup final after eliminating Montreal Dominic Moore scored late in the second period and Henrik Lundqvist made 18 saves as the New York Rangers defeated the Montreal Canadiens 1-0 on Thursday to reach the Stanley Cup final for the first time in 20 years. New York, which won the first two games in Montreal, won the Eastern Conference final 4-2.

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CFL training camps will open as scheduled Sunday despite another breakdown in contract talks between the league and its players. Negotiations ended Thursday afternoon after the CFL rejected the union’s latest proposal, one that included an amendment to its original demand revenue sharing be included in this deal. The players conceded revenue sharing in the current agreement, which was signed prior to the 2010 season. The CFLPA’s proposal came in response to one tabled Wednesday night by the CFL, which commissioner Mark Cohon called its “best and final offer.” The current collective bargaining agreement expired as the clock struck midnight ET on Friday. And while new CFLPA president Scott Flory has maintained the union won’t play under terms of the present contract, veteran players will report to their respective teams Sunday for the opening of training camp. “We absolutely want the players to report,” Cohon said. “It will be the union’s decision to strike. We hope they don’t. “We’ve put our best offer forward; we hope they vote on that best offer.” No new talks have been scheduled. Although the players will report Sunday, the question remains for how long. The union has sent its members strike ballots and would be in a position to launch a work stoppage prior to the start of the regular season June 26. THE CANADIAN PRESS


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Shelly Sterling reached an agreement Thursday night to sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion, according to an individual with knowledge of the negotiations. The individual told The Associated Press that Ballmer and the Sterling Family Trust now have a binding agreement. The deal must be presented to the NBA. Shelly Sterling negotiated the sale after her husband, Donald Sterling,

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Tim Duncan had 22 points and 12 rebounds, Manu Ginobili scored 19 points and the San Antonio Spurs rolled to a 11789 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday night to take a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference finals. Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green each had 14 points, Boris Diaw added 13 and Tony Parker scored 12 for the Spurs, who are a win away from returning to the NBA Finals after losing in seven games to Miami last year. Kevin Durant scored 25 points, but Russell Westbrook had only 21 points and seven assists after finishing with 40 points and 10 assists in Game 4. Game 6 is Saturday in Oklahoma City. The Jekyll and Hyde series continued between the past two Western Conference champions, as the road team has been thumped in every game of the best-of-seven series. After losing twice in Oklahoma City by an average of 11 points, San Antonio upped its winning margin in San Antonio to 26.7 points. “We played so much harder, sharper, smarter, everything we talked about,” Ginobili said. “It was a fun-to-play and fun-towatch game. So when we play like this it’s a completely different story.” San Antonio outscored Oklahoma City by 10 points in both the second and third quarters, allowing both teams to sit their starters for much of the fourth.

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Serge Ibaka, who dominated the interior in Oklahoma City, was held to six points and two rebounds. “We have to regroup and come back better in a few days,” Thunder coach Scott Brooks said. The Spurs started Matt Bonner in place of Tiago Splitter to draw Ibaka out of the paint and it worked early. It also helped defensively, as Ibaka attacked Bonner but missed his first five shots on a series of running hooks. Duncan was also able to help defensively, rolling over to block a layup attempt by Ibaka. San Antonio’s crowd was raucous from the start, booing Westbrook heavily during pregame introductions and erupting joyously when Green scored the team’s first points on a 3-pointer one and a half minutes into the game Oklahoma City withstood the early barrage, going on an 11-2 run for its largest lead of the game. San Antonio kept Westbrook out of the paint early, but that only opened up the lanes for Jackson, who made his first five shots. He had four straight layups and then drained a 3-pointer with Parker closely defending. Three-point shooting got San Antonio back into the game, as Patty Mills and Green closed the first with consecutive 3s to tie the game at 32-all. Diaw’s 3 gave San Antonio a 42-37 lead with 6:12 left in

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Oct. 24 - Nov. 22 You don’t have to be the life of the party and with Saturn in your sign it’s unlikely you will win any prizes for popularity. But do you care? Of course not!

April 21 - May 21 You are advised not to make too many plans. If someone asks you to take on extra responsibilities, turn them down flat. Your health could be at risk if you push too hard.

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Nov. 23 - Dec. 21 By all means stand up for what you believe but don’t turn it into a war. Just because some disagree with you does not mean you have to beat them into submission.

May 22 - June 21 The tempo of life has picked up and it will pick up more today and over the weekend. Can you stand the pace? Of course you can. You think and act twice as fast as most other people.

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Dec. 22 - Jan. 20 If someone in a position of power says or does something that you disagree with today you would be wise not to let it show. According to the planets, you are not yet strong enough to confront them directly.

June 22 - July 23 Someone will try to compel you to do things you don’t want to do today. It may be that for now you have no choice but to do what they say but start looking around for ways you can get out from under their thumb.

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The Pursuit of Excellence Award is Lexus of Canada’s annual dealership award program. Each year the award is presented to the top Lexus dealers in Canada. This award program, which encompasses 19 different categories, focuses mainly on customer satisfaction and targets. The customer is always Lexus’ number one priority and the award is given to the dealership that provides the best customer service in the business. For the ninth year in a row, Lexus of Edmonton has been that dealership.

Moving up to excellence

The run of awards began shortly after the dealership moved into its new store at 11204 – 170 Street. The new building opened in January, 2005 as a 27,000 sq.ft., leading-edge showcase for the Lexus customer experience. The small group of employees had always had the will and the know-how to keep customers satisfied, and they took full advantage of the chance to create something completely new and special for their customers. “It was a great opportunity to start off with a clean slate,” says Neil McDonald, one of the dealership’s longest-serving employees. “Our ownership, and general manager Bruce Kirkland, provided us with whatever we needed. It’s nice to have everything state-of-the-art, not trying to revitalize equipment we already had.” Direction from Lexus Canada during the design phase stipulated a modern drive-through

breezeway — which allowed assistant service manager Paula Parker and her crew to raise the bar on customer comfort and convenience. “We had a tiny little office,” said Parker. “You had to run through the shop to the till area to pay. Everything flows so much better here. It was nice to come into a new space where you could set up your own rules and determine how you want to treat people and how you want them to experience the Lexus brand, Lexus service and Lexus parts.” The current complex — which has since expanded from its original footprint — opened up a whole new realm of possibilities in how the team could enhance their level of service. “Our selection process for staff was fine-tuned, for example,” said Mcdonald, a master technician with multiple specialty tickets that include hybrids. “Having this awesome store, but filling it with the wrong people means nothing. You can’t provide for the guest what they need. Everybody has to buy into that process — from shuttle drivers and detailers all the way up through management. Everybody has to be part of that recipe. “That recipe isn’t something we made overnight — it took years and years. I don’t think anybody is truly able to duplicate what we do when people come here.” Mutual support is a big part of the winning formula. “You’ll never hear the words ‘that’s not my job’ from anyone here,” said McDonald. “Whether it’s moving a car or grabbing a shovel to clear away snow, we’re all ready

Lexus of Edmonton staff members work together to ensure core customer service values are always kept in focus.

to help each other out.” The Lexus of Edmonton family is also encouraged to work on their own initiative, when it comes to finding service solutions. “Whether it’s wanting to supply a discount or going to someone’s house, there’s no need to ask anybody, you just do it,” notes Parker. “No one’s ever chastised for that — it’s ‘you did what you had to do, so, good.” The low turnover of staff adds to the comfort level for guests, who get to know the Lexus of Edmonton family, and who are greeted as members of the group. “I’ve worked with some technicians here longer than I’ve been married, and it will be 23 years of marriage for me this year,” said McDonald. “It’s more of a family visit when people come here — I’ve known some guests for 15-20 years.”

Building relationships

General sales manager Matt Miller says the staff’s genuine commitment to customer service shows in the level of comfort that develops with guests. “People like Neil really know how to put you at ease, and make you feel confident that you’re getting the very best we’re able to offer,” said Miller. “There’s a real relationship that develops — a number of guests ask specifically for Neil to work on their vehicle.” When personnel does change, the core group of employees take it upon themselves to mentor new members of the ‘family,’ notes Parker. “We have many employees who have been here a long time. When new people get hired on, they see how things go here and what’s expected of them. Everything works so well here because we’re all working for the same goal, and that’s to give absolutely the best experience to the guest — and I think we do a really really good job at that.” “We’ve had people from other dealerships and other brands

coming here just to see what we’re doing — how we’ve set up the shop and so forth,” said Mcdonald. “We’ve shared ideas with other shops; maybe it’s helping a competitor, but why not try to make the industry better for everyone?”

Onward and upward

The standard of excellence continues to move upwards for the Lexus of Edmonton family — and employees wouldn’t want it any other way. “We listen, and we do everything we can,” said Parker. “We don’t have the attitude that ‘we can’t do that;’ it’s ‘let’s see how we can do that,’ “We keep upping the bar on expectations, and we’re big on that. We’ll take ideas from elsewhere, but we’ll try to do it bigger and better.” Miller identifies this as a core value promoted by Lexus and taken

to heart at Lexus of Edmonton. “It falls under the Lexus credo called kaizen, which means change for the better,” says Miller. “We’re all committed to constant improvement at every level of the customer experience. Everyone has bought into that, too. It’s great to see someone from our detailing staff stepping forward with an idea for something that could make the customer experience better — there’s a real passion in his attitude, and that’s just infectious.” The competitive attitude embraced here recognizes the choices guests face when they look at premium brands. With their experience, and the positive feedback they receive from guests, it’s no wonder members of this team are able to put guests at ease. “We’re dealing with a luxury brand, but we’re not pretentious about it,” said McDonald.

“We’ve had a lot of comments from guests who have gone to other premium brands and come back saying their service just doesn’t compare — and that means a lot to us.” Maintaining and building on that reputation for outstanding service is an ongoing challenge that members of the Lexus of Edmonton team welcome, no matter how many alternatives the customer may have to choose from. “The premium car landscape has changed over the years, but that hasn’t changed anything for us,” said Miller. “We’ve always approached our business as if we had direct competition, so when that competition did arrive, we weren’t really affected by it. Our biggest competition will always be to improve on what we already do better than any Lexus deader in Canada.”


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$12,860 $21,860 $29,860

$42,860

$12,860

$30,860

$35,860

$35,860

$28,860

2008 CHRYSLER SEBRING CONVERTIBLE

2005 CADILLAC ESCALADE

2011 JEEP GR. CHEROKEE OVERLAND

2012 CHRYSLER 200 LTD

2011 NISSAN TITAN SL CREW

2006 VOLVO S60 2.5T

Curtis Nykyforuk

I, HEM D V D #4CK9509A

#3R12967A

#4TJ7184A

$13,860

$12,860

$39,860

2012 JEEP WRANGLER UNLTD. SAHARA

2011 DODGE RAM 1500 CREW 4X4

2013 RAM 1500 CREWCAB 4X4

Y ONL S M 87K

6 ED V OAD

L

#32S0653A

#3R13883B

2009 LEXUS RX350 PREMIUM

2011 HONDA ODYSSEY EX-RES

$18,860 $30,860

Roger Jean

#4R16677A

$27,860

#4R18226A

$21,860

#4R18212A

$27,860

#3R27843B

BROADMOOR

#4R14147A

$25,860 $29,860

#4R33744A

2010 DODGE RAM 1500 LARAMIE CREW #4R19353B

2013 FORD FUSION SE AWD #4R19460D

2010 FORD RANGER FX4 S/CAB #3FT5631A

2008 TOYOTA TUNDRA LTD D/CAB #4R37740A

2013 RAM 2500 LARAMIE CREW 5.7L #P3418

2010 DODGE JOURNEY SXT DVD #4FL2570A

2013 CHRYSLER 300 TOURING”8KMS” #P3417

2013 HYUNDAI SANARTA FE SPORT AWD #P3419

2011 CHRYSLER TOWN & COUNTRY TOURING #4TC3614A

2008 KIA SPORTAGE LX V6 #4JN6246A

2012 DODGE DURANGO CREW+ AWD #P3420

2010 GMC TERRAIN SLE #4GC0784A

PEMBINA RD. BASELINE RD.

Dale Buchner

Sergiy Maslovsky

Todd Hines

SHERWOODDODGE.CA

YELLOWHEAD & BROADMOOR

780.410.4100 Price shown plus GST. Vehicles may not be exactly as illustrated. See dealer for details.

Shane Hughes

$54,860

2008 JEEP WRANGLER UNLIMITED SAHARA #4T48424A

VISIT OUR ENTIRE INVENTORY AT

HWY 14

2012 RAM 3500 DUALLY 4X4 LIFT KIT

2008 NISSAN ALTIMA 3.5SE #4R13906D

PROVINCIAL AVE.

Darryl Campbell

$13,860

2008 CHEV AVALANCHE LT 4X4 #4R16175E

HWY 16 YELLOWHEAD

Sam Nahal

#4R15846A

CHECK OUT OUR FRESH TRADE INS AT WWW.SHERWOODDODGE.CA

Jesse Halladay

Gus Dromparis

DVD MS 44K

KMS

00 120

Martin Seifert

2013 NISSAN X-TERRA

$17,860 Mike Redmond

Mark Reimann

2008 DODGE CHARGER

g lon o b x #EN3382B

Kevin Knoske

2008 TOYOTA COROLLA “S”

SALES HOURS: Monday-Thursday 9am – 9pm; Fri. 9am-6pm; Sat. 9am-6pm; Sun. 11am-4pm

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