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Col. Ron Walker takes over as commanding officer of 15 Wing Change of Command Ceremony sees Walker take over from former 15 Wing commander Col. Denis O’Reilly Randy Palmer - Moose Jaw Express

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Col. Ron Walker is officially the new commander of 15 Wing Moose Jaw. Walker, 51, became the 27th commander of the local Canadian Forces base on Friday afternoon during the official Change of Command ceremony, taking over from outgoing commander Col. Denis O’Reilly. It was under windy conditions and warm and cloudy skies that Walker joined O’Reilly and Brig.-Gen. Mario Leblanc – commander of 2 Canadian Air Division – for the official hand-over, which included a wide variety of local dignitaries along with Lt. Gov. Russ Mirasty taking part in one of his first major events since being named to the position a little over a month ago. “I left in 1996 after I was a flying instructor here and I haven’t been back very often since, but one of my daughters was born here in 1994 and for us it’s like a home away from home almost,” Walker said during a post-ceremony reception. “To come back here and be in charge of the Wing and flying training and nurturing these new students is great and it’s an opportunity I’m really looking forward to.” Born in Windsor, N.S. in 1958, Walker joined the military in 1989 and received his pilot wings in 1993, after which he was posted to 2 Canadian Forces Flying Training School at CFB Moose Jaw, where he was an instructor on the CT-114 Tutor jet. A long and distinguished career followed, including his most recent posting at 2 Canadian Air Division as the director of air force training. That makes him uniquely qualified for the job of 15 Wing commander in the assessment of Brig.-Gen. Leblanc. “He’s very familiar with all the aspects and many of the challenges he’ll face here,” Leblanc said. “There are many ideas, and I’m sure over the next few weeks he’ll

Col. Denis O’Reilly (right) hands off the 15 Wing pennant to Brig.-Gen. Leblanc as Col. Ron Walker looks on. look at which ones he can chew on and work from there… Every time you take command, it’s a great day and kind of an achievement in a military career. It’s very gratifying, and he’s coming in now with two or three years ahead of him; that time will fly by pretty quickly so if he has big ideas he has to start on them right away. “But he’s coming in energized and that’s why we change people every two or three years. We need to have fresh ideas and have people energized to be able to deal with different aspect of command.” On that note, the day was also bittersweet as the Wing said farewell to O’Reilly, a Moose Jaw native and commander of 15 Wing since 2016. In addition to leading his final march-past during the ceremony, O’Reilly was also presented with a memorial collage by CWO Marlene Shillingford and was named an honorary member of the Snowbirds for life by Snowbirds commander Mike French. O’Reilly even concluded the event by join-

ing his wife of 22 years and their seven children in a humorous mock Snowbirds fly-past using the wooden models seen in local parades in recent years. “I’ve worked with Col O’Reilly for the last year and he’s very devoted to the mission and everything that was said on parade is very accurate, both his and his family are very involved in the community and have been extremely important to the growth and development of 15 Wing in their time here.” Walker looks forward to officially beginning his new role and the work ahead. “I think the most exciting thing for me is change,” he said. “We have a lot of things coming forward; we’re really good at what we do here in applying change; it’s going to be nice to see the future and what that program will become… we’ll be looking at any positive changes that can be made, where we can increase our flying here and increase our productivity.”

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Newcomer Centre looking ahead for seasonal donations Larissa Kurz

Near the end of July, the Moose Jaw Multicultural Council reached out to the community through Facebook for donations of furniture, for a newly settled family, and Moose Jaw came through immediately. Tyler Bastedo, community connections coordinator at the MJMC, said this is a pretty normal response from Moose Jaw when special donation requests come around. “We usually get a pretty good response from the community when we ask for assistance, it’s fantastic,” said Bastedo. “The community usually comes together pretty good for our new arrivals.” Larger items — like furniture or bicycles, for example — aren’t something that the MJMC can store in their donations space, which means they only request those kinds of donations for families that have come to them with an immediate need. The MJMC takes donations of smaller items more regularly, such as clothes,

The Newcomer Centre stores all of its donations at it’s location on Main St., which means they don’t have enough room to keep large items all of the time. household items, or personal hygiene items — things that someone might need immediately upon arriving in the community. Bastedo said there’s not usually a shortage of anything, thanks to the ongoing

generosity of the community. Actually, he said it’s best to call the Newcomer Welcome Centre ahead of dropping things off, in case they’re overstocked and your donation could be better appreciated by another organization.

A Salute to Our Good Neighbour, 15 Wing

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Jaw. Military personnel volunteered in our city, attended our churches and supported our businesses. The military base has provided employment for many civilians. Having 15 Wing as our neighbor is part of the flavour and fabric of Moose Jaw. We are boastfully proud to say that we are home to the iconic Snowbirds. There are several very concrete examples of a strong connection with 15 Wing. The Honourary Colonel appointed for 15 Wing often has Moose Jaw roots. Moose Jaw is proud to claim that newly-appointed Honourary Colonel, Lisa Franks, grew up here in our community. It was an honour to be invited to the 15 Wing Military Family Resource Centre Annual General Meeting. I am impressed with the great work they do in supporting military families and helping those families become part of our community. 15 Wing Fellowship does phenomenal work to foster a positive relationship with 15 Wing personnel. It was organized in 2010 through the efforts of Honourary Colonel (retired) Doug Marr to strengthen relationships between the military community at 15 Wing and the civilian community of the Moose Jaw area. The dedicated board members and volunteers have organized exceptional events that have indeed strengthened our connections and supported important causes.

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The 15 Wing Change of Command Ceremony this past Friday was a welcome to the incoming Wing Commander, Colonel Ron Walker. It was also a celebration of all that outgoing Wing Commander, Colonel Denis O’Reilly, has done with an element of sadness to see him leave. Colonel O’Reilly has said that growing up in Moose Jaw and watching the Snowbirds fly overhead influenced his decision to join the Air Force. It was significant to have one of our own at the helm of 15 Wing; however, there has always been a commitment on the part of the Air Force and the people of Moose Jaw to foster a positive connection and appreciation for the relationship. The success of the 2019 Saskatchewan Air show is a prime example. From the very start of air training at the beginning of World War II, the presence of the military and its memB:4.85” bers has had a positive and respectful impact T:4.85” on Moose S:4.35”


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The MJMC usually settles several families each year, after being given around a month prior to their arrival to make the necessary arrangements. For the most part, the Newcomer Welcome Centre has what’s needed to get families settled. Right now, they’re looking forward to everyone’s favourite season: winter. Warm, winter clothing is something the MJMC goes through pretty steadily each year, as many newcomers aren’t prepared for the extreme Canadian cold when they arrive. So although it’s still August, the Newcomer Centre is already welcoming donations of winter clothing with open arms in preparation for the weather to come. Donations can be dropped off at the Newcomer Welcome Centre anytime during business hours, Monday to Friday, and Bastedo encourages people to call them at 1 (306) 692-6892 if they have questions about what to donate.

The Province of Saskatchewan is also committed to supporting our serving members and veterans. Saskatchewan Provincial Parks work with the Military Families Camping Program. Two completely-equipped cabin trailers at Buffalo Pound Provincial Park are available for military families to reserve and enjoy much-needed family time; hunting and fishing licenses are free for veterans; and in 2019-20, the Government of Saskatchewan will begin providing $100,000 for a new program to support the important work of veteran service clubs across the province. The province appoints a Military Liaison to work with aspects of support for military personnel and with programs like Seamless Canada, which addresses transition issues. Thank you to Colonel Denis O’Reilly for his exemplary service to 15 Wing and the community of Moose Jaw. I extend a warm Moose Jaw welcome to Colonel Ron Walker. Thank you to all current and veteran military members for your service to Canada and our community. I hope you will always know the support of, the admiration of, and a warm connection to the people of Moose Jaw. The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the position of this publication.

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At first glance, it seems like the atl atl device would have been a difficult weapon to use when attempting to take down a bison back when First Nations peoples regularly hunted the massive animals on the plains of Saskatchewan. It was a large, heavy spear thrown using a wooden handle for added leverage; the weapon is as ancient as it is simple, having been used by indigenous people throughout the Americas long before western civilization even existed. Patrons of BisonFest on Saturday in Tatawaw Park had a chance to try out the ranged device under the tutelage of expert Gary Vieser, testing their skills against a life-size bison target. It only took a couple of throws for some to find out just how easy the weapon was to use – the atl atl might be as old as civilization, but there’s no question of its lethality and effectiveness. The station was one of several stops in the park for the inaugural event, offering those who took in the festival a chance to learn about Metis and First Nations history and their connection with the massive herbivores throughout history. “So it’s an educational day and we’re just trying to continue the rich history of the Metis and First Nations in the area,” said

In addition to learning about bison, a tent-raising demonstration was also part of the afternoon’s activities. Laverne Trudel, president of the Southern Plains Métis Local 160. “We have a lot of artifacts set up and there are girls in the booth teaching it, and as you’re walking around the park here you can read and learn a lot about the bison. It all ties into the new park and gives us a chance to help people learn more about the area and what it was like back in the day.” One of the demonstrations was the construction of a teepee, something Trudel has fielded many a question about over the years. “So many people at Sidewalk Days and

Canada Day in Crescent Park asked me ‘how do you get the rope up there’ and I must of explained it a thousand times in those four days,” Trudel said with a laugh, pointing to a rope tying the top of the teepee’s support structure together. “So we thought we’d set up our big teepee, then we borrowed the smaller teepee from the school board and gave a demonstration how these get set up without someone shimmying up the poles to tie things up.”

Harold St. Pierre dances a traditional jig during a demonstration to close out Bisonfest Saturday.

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Food Bank in need of certain donation items Larissa Kurz

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At a political gathering this weekend where the Premier of Saskatchewan was in attendance, the Mayor of Moose Jaw had an opportunity to speak the blessing over the meal but included a poke at media for speaking/writing negatively about the powers that be and what they do… Not sure where his comments were directed, but have sort of an inkling that he himself might Joan Ritchie rather have fluffy niceties diEDITOR rected at himself and city hall rather than the hard and fast questions people are posing currently putting city hall to task. “The wise man doesn’t give the right answers, he poses the right questions.” -Claude Levi-Strauss Unfortunately, when you are the ‘boss of the walk’, you need to take the bad with the good and maybe change it. In elected positions, isn’t it presumed that elected officials are accountable and answerable to the people under their jurisdiction? The city’s dealings are becoming more of an issue around town and there seems to be a lot of concern as to how come now things are becoming more on the ‘hush-hush’ as the usually expected public forums of city council meetings are becoming more meetings ‘in-camera’ under the ‘cone of silence’, shutting out the community and media who have a right to know what’s going on, as we are all stakeholders in this community. Has the ‘iron curtain’ fallen here in Moose Jaw? The definition states “an impenetrable barrier to communication or information especially as imposed by rigid censorship and secrecy; used by Winston Churchill in 1946 to describe the demarcation between democratic and communist countries.” Seems like we are experiencing some censorship here in Moose Jaw. I seriously believe we as a community are headed in the wrong direction. At the onset of the mayor’s tenure, he voiced a mandate that there should be more communication between City Hall and the people of Moose Jaw but it is apparent that he’s probably not enjoying the conversation.. We seem to be headed in the opposite direction as the conversation seems pretty one-sided now… Maybe ‘the powers that be’ don’t want to hear or acknowledge the negative feedback, but without it, this would be a dictatorship. As citizens, it is our right to voice our concerns and here’s hoping that others will make their voices known. Direct your concerns to City Hall or via letters to the editor. “In a room where people unanimously maintain a conspiracy of silence, one word of truth sounds like a pistol shot.” ― Czesław Miłosz The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the position of this publication.

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The Moose Jaw Food Bank has put out a request for some specific donations, namely some items that are a staple on the Food Bank’s shelves. In their Facebook post, they asked for the community to consider donating Kraft Dinner, Chunky soup, boxed cereal, and mushroom soup. Running out of items such as these is fairly uncommon for the Food Bank, as staple items like Kraft Dinner and canned soups are usually supplied quite well on their shelves during this time of year. Operations manager Terri Smith says the Food Bank has seen a 20 per cent increase in clients using their services in the last two years and volunteers are putting together around 30 to 40 Terri and Kendra at the Food Bank are in need of some supplies to conextra food hampers each month. tinue filling the monthly food hampers, as you can see the Kraft Dinner “We’ve had an increase of clients shelf behind them is looking empty. coming in, and we’re actually helping more clients a little bit more often,” said Smith. “Normally we can gauge how much we’re going to use based on the year before but this year we can’t seem to keep up.” Because of this influx, the Food Bank is seeing items disappear more quickly. Even after rationing the number of items going into the hampers, Smith is so low on Kraft Dinner that it likely won’t last more than a few days. The Food Bank usually feeds around 700 to 800 people in the community each month, although this year they’re estimating that number is actually closer to 900 people each month. All of the food they provide relies entirely upon donations from the community. Donations of all types of food are always welcome, as well as non-perishable products like soap, shampoo, laundry detergent and so on. Monetary donations are also extremely helpful to the Food Bank, as they use those to buy perishable foods like meat, dairy, and eggs. For those looking to lend a hand and provide any of these needed items, the Food Bank is open for donations from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday to Friday, at their location at 305 Fairford St. W. They also have donation bins located at Co-op Marketplace, Superstore, and Safeway for easy drop-off donation.



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Bad Planning at City Hall – Topics to Look at • Streetlight by City Hall right off Main • Turning Lane (Terrible!) Built out Street Sidewalk • 40 Plus People working at City Hall making $100,000 Plus per Year doing what? – Cutback Staff • The cost of sewer and water (3 month) No Garden or Brown Lawn Taxes? All Year Long • Raise Meter Rates to Park Uptown (Stupid) so people don’t go Uptown • Photo Radar Money Grab – How much goes to city – 10-20%? What do taxes cover? Gary Hoodle

Grain companies have never liked the Canadian Grain Commission (CGC) with its mandate to “regulate the industry in the interests of producers.” For over 100 years the CGC has had the legal responsibility to stop grain companies from using faulty weights, grades and inspections, because all too often these companies have deliberately tried to cheat farmers to make higher profits for themselves. Some things never change. Over the past couple of decades, the CGC’s ability to do its job for farmers has been eroded by governments influenced by lobbying from the grain companies. The CGC has been most seriously undermined when governments have appointed Chief Commissioners who previously worked for -- and whose thinking and values are aligned with – the very grain companies they are now tasked with regulating. Over the past several months, Agriculture Canada and the grain companies, in concert with the current senior staff of the CGC, have been re-writing the Canada Grain Act, mostly behind closed doors . Grain company foxes are advising on how to guard the producers’ hen house.

Their proposed changes to the Act – a grain company wish list -- will be put in front of the new Minister of Agriculture immediately after this fall’s federal election, with the expectation it will be quickly passed into law by Parliament. This wish list will call for the repeal of the CGC’s mandate to “regulate the industry in the interests of grain producers”. Changing the CGC’s role from policing the industry, safeguarding the fairness, quality and integrity of Canada’s grain system to instead becoming merely an optional service provider to the grain companies, would cause huge losses for grain farmers. Sidelining the referee would fix the game in favour of the companies. Farmers are fighting back against the seed companies’ efforts to force farmers to beg (and pay) to save and reuse seed we grow on our own farms. Now farmers need to stand up to the grain companies’ efforts to grab total control of all aspects of the grain handling and marketing system. This election, farmers need to make sure all their federal candidates know that the Canadian Grain Commission and its mandate to protect grain farmers’ interests are essential to maintaining a healthy farming sector in Canada. - Stewart Wells, a farmer near Swift Current

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Become a human rainbow at unique local charity run Larissa Kurz

It’s not your average fundraiser run — this one gets a bit messier than most. For the fourth year, the Habitat for Humanity Colour Run Walk Skip will take place down in Kiwanis Pavillion in Wakamow Valley on Sept. 14, with an 11 a.m. start to the fun run after the opening ceremonies and a fun warmup. The fun run features a family-friendly 5km course and plenty of opportunities to collect a few different bursts of colour — in the form of At the end of the run, the cornstarch-based powder — (supplied) along the way. In addition to the four colour stations along the course, each participant is given a colour packet to do whatever they like with — dust yourself with it or maybe someone running with you, or save it until the end of the run to shower over the crowd during the annual group photo. Either way, there’s no way possible to miss out on becoming a walking kaleidoscope. Runners are encouraged to wear white to the event, in order to better capture the coloured cornstarch that they will definitely be covered in by the end of the day. Heidi Tiller, fund development coordinator for Habitat for

around $35,000 for Habitat for Humanity, with an average of 200 to 350 runners gathering each year. Tiller is hoping to see just as many smiling faces again this year and is aiming to raise $10,000 with the event. The Colour Run even has a School Challenge, which Tiller says originated with a group of devoted Vanier students who take part every year and invites other schools to consider joining in — the school with the most funds crowd gathers together for an impressive photo of the colors they’ve collected. raised gets a pizza party. Registration for the run is done online by searching for Humanity, has seen great turnout in past years and enthe event on www.eventbrite. courages everyone to embrace the color. ca, for participants ages 5 and up. Children under the age “We thought it would be something fun to bring to the of 5 can join the run for free. community and something that hadn’t really been done Although it is a 5km course, Tiller insists that there’s no before,” said Tiller. “It’s just about coming out with your pressure. The run isn’t timed, and participants can make friends and family and helping support a local cause.” their way through the colour stations at whatever pace Colour runs swept the public away a few years ago and they please. Moose Jaw’s success is no surprise — especially as this For those looking to get colourful, now is the time — until run is held in support of Habitat for Humanity Moose Aug. 31, early bird pricing means that runners save $15 Jaw, which has broken ground on its ninth build here in on their registration fee. For more information about the the city. Run, check the event’s Facebook page or send Heidi an In the few years it’s been running, the event has raised email at

Tee-off for organ donors at charity golf tournament Larissa Kurz

Organizers of the annual Transplant Trot charity run have broadened their horizons to plan the first-ever Transplant Trot Golf Tournament. Being held on Aug. 24 at the Deer Ridge Golf Course, the tournament is an extension of their continued cause: raising awareness about organ and The golf tournament is the first time the Transplant Trot team tissue donation in has expanded to other events Canada. The Transplant Trot celebrated the fifth year running in May, with around 150 walkers taking part in the event. Kevyn Gadd, one of the event’s organizers, hopes to see more of the same support for this new fundraiser. With Saskatchewan planning on releasing its online donor registry in March, the Transplant Trot team felt like adding some events to keep organ donation front of mind, including a Sock Hop in February and the golf tournament. “We thought this year we’d add a little bit aside from the Trot, to keep transplants in people’s minds and out in the open, to remind people how important it is,” said Gadd. “We thought events throughout the year leading up to March would be a fun idea.” Teams of four can still register, either by picking up a registration form at the Deer Ridge Pro Shop beforehand or showing up on tournament day before tee-off at 1pm. The 18-hole tournament will close up with a banquet supper for the golfers, included in the registration fee. As of now, the golf tournament is a one-time fundraiser for the Transplant Trot, although Gadd thought that a good turnout of support could bring the tournament back in the future. For more information, call the Transplant Trot at (306) 694-0767 or stop by the Deer Ridge Golf Course for a pamphlet.



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For a Moose Jaw boy, a misdiagnosed football injury has turned Easton Mengel’s life into a living hell, as he is now in such constant pain that he can barely get off the couch. Mengel, 9, is similar to most boys his age. He is passionate about war history, internet memes, SpongeBob SquarePants, and playing football. However, his time on the gridiron came to a screeching halt last August when he tore the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in his knee during practice. His parents took him to the doctor, but due to medical neglect and “through a serious of fails on our health-care system’s part,” Mengel developed an ailment called type 2 Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CPRS), explained his mother, Britten Hepting. She thinks her son wouldn’t have developed CPRS if health-care staff had done their jobs properly. “His brain reprogrammed itself,” she said. “His nervous system doesn’t work properly anymore, so it sends the wrong signals to his body. So that turns into pain.” The family would go through a frustrating five-month ordeal before Mengel eventually received physiotherapy. He now performs his physio in a pool, while his family bought him a pop-up hot tub to also ease

Got socks? Easton Mengel, 9, shows off most of the 69 pairs of socks he has received since the Socks for Smiles campaign began a few months ago. Photo courtesy Britten Hepting his discomfort. Hepting joked that it became expensive to fill up the bathtub three times a day. CPRS causes chronic pain all over Mengel’s body, with his legs the most severely affected. He has described the feeling as if he is being burned or stabbed all over his body, according to the Facebook page Socks for Smiles. According to the McGill Pain Index, CPRS

is rated 42 out of 50 on the pain scale, which makes it the most painful chronic pain condition. This pain is higher than cutting off one’s toe or giving birth. “The pain my little boy is in is just indescribable,” Hepting said, adding Mengel suffers from seizures since the pain is so bad, while she can’t hug him to comfort him. CPRS has left Mengel bedridden — mostly on the couch — and unable to play sports, hang out with friends, or do anything he used to enjoy doing. He also missed more than 90 days of school. “This has been a living hell for us,” added Hepting. Easton’s sister Oakley has been vocal about supporting her brother. “Watching such a bright soul lose so much hope — as he is bedridden — can be so heartbreaking,” his sister Oakley wrote on Facebook. “I know if he could right now, he would be out in the field as the little football star he is.” Hepting bought Mengel a pair of humorous socks to cheer him up, and from there, the Socks for Smiles campaign was born. Since launching earlier this year, many people — including in Rotterdam, the Netherlands — have sent Mengel socks to boost his spirit.

So far 69 pairs — or 138 in total — have been received. Residents can support this campaign by sending socks; liking the Facebook group; and sharing the group with others. This campaign has been incredibly worth it, Hepting said. Mengel may have bad days, but will be instantly cheered up when a package arrives in the mail for him to open. The family is using the Socks for Smiles campaign to raise awareness about Complex Regional Pain Syndrome since there is very little research being done on it, Hepting said. She wonders how one of the most painful ailments known to mankind could be so little understood. Hepting intends to contact Premier Scott Moe to raise this issue with him. She wants him to know funding for research is needed; she doesn’t think it’s fair that Mengel had his life stolen from him at age eight. “My child lost his complete identity because of this. He used to be such an athletic child,” she added. “He was happy all the time. He lit up every room he went into. Now he’s just, like, a shell. So we need funding for research. And it’s not going to happen unless people know about it.”


By Ron Walter For Moose Jaw Express

Three corporations threaten to dominate global business, politics A comedy TV show called Get Smart in the 1960s starred two agents – Agent 89 and Agent 99 – fighting to keep the world safe from an Eastern European agency called CAOS. Some 40 years later the world is facing potential takeover by three corporations with more power than CAOS ever had and supported by one-third or more of the planet’s population. They are everyday names – Facebook, Google and Amazon. All are public companies with a combined market value of $1.8 trillion, give or take a billion or two. These companies exert more control on our lives than any other set of corporations or government. Google dominates the Internet search engines with tremendous advertising revenues sucked from other media. Annual profits of $30 billion are used to subsidize



other unprofitable ventures: Google Home controls, Waymo self-driving cars and a host of other technological innovations. Facebook with two billion users dominates online social media. When it comes across a promising upstart competitor Facebook buys it out like it did with Instagram. Amazon dominates online retailing with sales of $894 billion. Amazon has used cloud storage service technology profits to subsidize the online retailing business before it became profitable. The Amazon online retail business is destroying small business across the globe. All three have used profits from other lines of business to subsidize losing ventures and buy out competitors. Generally anti-competition laws in most countries frown on use of profits to subsidize and grow other lines of business. So far, aside from some European Union rulings and U.S. justice department ramblings




nothing is being done. These companies are so domineering and so popular any action against them could stir political backlash. Yet they can be and are used by their owners or other users to influence and determine elections. The last U.S. presidential election was but one example. Their dominance and disruptive power was shown by a speculative announcement that rattled stock markets: stock prices of freight companies FEDEX and UPS took deep hits when Amazon announced it was just considering building its own cargo company. Facebook rattled government cages earlier this year with plans for a global digital currency called Libra. To try and satisfy government Libra is a consortium involving MasterCard, Visa and a host of other companies. The existence of Libra will threaten the authority of individual governments to man-



age interest rates, money and budgets. The Libra currency could supplant use of the U.S. dollar, Euro and Chinese Yuan as trading currencies for exports and imports. Most of the planet’s population is impacted daily by one or all of these technology giants from sharing information to finding information to making purchases to having our supposedly private data used to sell us stuff. This is one of those cases where the genie is out of the box, has gone out of control with no one apparently willing or able to do something corrective about the situation.

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Local teen group explore ideas of hope in new art exhibit The newest art exhibit at the Cultural Centre focuses on a representation of hope as imagined by each local artist, to talk about mental illness and raise awareness for suicide prevention. The ‘Hope Is. . .’ collection was organized by the Journey 2 Hope youth chapter, a local suicide awareness group recently formed in Moose Jaw as an offshoot of the larger Journey to Hope support group. As the group of students began collecting pieces for display, they realized they would need more to fill the entire gallery space, so they reached out to the rest of the community for contributions. The result is an eclectic array of inspired works that represent very personal experiences, in mediums that range from poetry to pottery to quilting and more. Each piece of art depicts the artist’s answer to the question, “What is hope to you?” The purpose is to show the prevalence of hope all around us and how it can be found in so many different places, to inspire hope for those who are struggling to find it themselves. Unlike other art exhibits, some pieces actually include a written blurb explaining the artist’s inspiration for the piece, offering insight into the meaning of the work for them. Upon approaching the Cultural Centre to display the collection, Journey 2 Hope caught the eye of the Cultural Centre’s artist in residence, Jess Zoerb, who submitted a few pieces. One is a collaborative piece from Soul Co.’s tour around the province, where each attendee on the tour made a feather that represented their authentic truth that now makes up the two majestic wings of the piece. Another piece is actually a work done by Zoerb’s sister Niki Thorson, who passed away in 2017. In fact, a number of artists cite their own experiences with mental illness, suicide, and loss as an influence in their work. Jan Stewart, a member of the Journey to Hope parent chapter and facilitator of the youth chapter, is impressed

This untitled piece is by Niki Thorson, submitted posthumously by her sister Jess Zoerb with a story about handling her grief following Thorson’s death.

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The collaboration project from Soul Co., titled “Let’s Rise.”

‘Hope Is. . .” features a deep look at the many faces of hope.

“Blooming Sunshine” by Hannah Behiel of Riverview Collegiate. by the conviction of the teens involved in the group — which she describes as “small but mighty.” Journey 2 Hope is made up of students from all four of the high schools in Moose Jaw, who feel the drive to speak out about mental illness and suicide. “The purpose is to bring the community in to the circle of hope because we believe that with hope, suicide can be prevented,” said Stewart. “In those moments of despair, people can grasp onto something that hope is to them, and we can overcome the devastation of suicide.” The group only formed in January, following a realization that there needed to be more youth voices in the local suicide prevention movement. Moose Jaw can certainly expect to see more from Journey 2 Hope. The ‘Hope Is. . .’ collection will be displayed in the Cultural Centre until Sept. 14, which includes World Suicide Prevention Day on Sept. 10. Just before the end of the exhibit, on Sept. 7, there will be an artist’s reception at the gallery from 1-3 p.m., as a chance to meet the many artists who contributed. “Every single piece has a story, and that story is hope,” said Stewart. “It’s beyond any typical art show. It’s unique, empowering and enlightening and inspiring.”

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The City of Moose Jaw is receiving $690,000 from the provincial government for policing initiatives in the community and area. The Ministry of Corrections and Policing is providing $330,000 through the Municipal Police Grants fund to support three existing police service positions in 2019-20, according to a news release. Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) is also providing $360,000 for two police officers as part of the Combined Traffic Services Saskatchewan initiative. This $690,000 is part of the Moose Jaw Service Funding Agreement for 2019-20. “The funding benefits help to ensure public safety in Moose Jaw,” said Moose Jaw Wakamow MLA Greg Lawrence on behalf of Christine Tell, minister of Corrections and Policing. “We’re proud to be able to support the Moose Jaw Police Service in the work it does every day in

protecting citizens.” The Ministry of Corrections and Policing provides funds to urban police services across the province to support 128 municipal police positions and policing initiatives.

The funding for Moose Jaw includes positions in the Combined Traffic Services Saskatchewan division, which works to improve safety on the highways through increased awareness and enforcement of traffic regulations.

“The City of Moose Jaw and the Moose Jaw board of police commissioners appreciate the continued support from the Municipal Police Grants program,” Moose Jaw Mayor Fraser Tolmie said in the news release. “Our police service works to keep our community safe, harmonious and inclusive and this program allows us to better address shared public safety priorities.”The Moose Jaw Police Service values its ongoing partnership with the provincial government through the Municipal Police Grants, Moose Jaw Police Service Chief Rick Bourassa said. These grants provide resources for the police service’s active involvement in traffic safety enhancement across the southwest region through Combined Traffic Services Saskatchewan, he added. It also makes it possible for police to operate the Police and Crisis Team in the municipality.


Make mayor accountable for buying “working lunches” and cake with taxpayer dollars In a previous rant about city employee expenses Moose Jaw Express publisher Rob Ritchie wondered why highly paid city employees need to pad their salaries by up to eight per cent with taxpayer-paid expenses. Twenty-one city employees up expenses worth by Ron Walter racked $75,573 during one year – all money that came out of taxpayers’ pockets. Some employees added 13 per cent to their annual salaries that way. Wonder what would happen if you or I added that kind of money to our employer bills? Now the taxpayer expense claims by city employees and elected officials might be justified. They seem to meet the scrutiny and policy administered by the city. The main concern stems from not knowing exactly what these claims are about.We have to take politicians’ word they are justified. Research of city expenses by the blogger the mayor and council tried to gag with the new communications policy provides more evidence of a need for public accountability of taxpayer funds. Use by the mayor of his city credit card bought him a $48.99 birthday cake, a cake that the city apparently

wasn’t reimbursed for until the Moose Jaw Independent brought the matter to the mayor’s attention. His $28.99 credit card purchase of a cake for then councillor Don Mitchell stretches the definition of city business. It appears lunch expenses include “working lunches” and hospitality expenses that might just as easily come out of pocket from non-entitled politicians. Then we have the mayor’s 2017 expense claims for the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA) convention. Moose Jaw council members receive a daily meal allowance from the city for these SUMA conferences. Yet Mayor Fraser Tolmie chose to submit a meal expense claim for $100.29 including a 20 per cent tip. Are his tips that generous when he uses his own money? Coun. Crystal Froese adjusted her daily allowance to make up for meal claims. How can we be certain that the mayor and other officials aren’t abusing expense claims on a daily basis? We can’t. There is only one way to curb potential or existing abuses of taxpayer money with expense claims: Make them public. Given the above claims and the possibility of abuse Moose Jaw needs a public airing of expense claims. Put them online. An online site listing expense claims by the mayor, council and senior management would create more comfort among taxpayers of prudent spending on city business.

Such a site should act as a deterrent against abuse by all but the most brazen birthday cake buyers. Precedent for online posting of elected members’ expenses exists. Both the Canadian Parliament and the Saskatchewan Legislature require posting of expense claims. That’s how the public found out about federal minister Bev Oda’s $16 glass of orange juice. Looking at the Saskatchewan site one can discover Moose Jaw Wakamow MLA Greg Lawrence expensed claims worth $7,078.71 in 2018 – mostly for telecommunications, travel and tenders. Moose Jaw North MLA Warren Michelson’s expense claims amounted to $7,332.60 – again mostly for telecommunications, travel and tenders The federal site shows MP Tom Lukiwski spent $471,000 last year with $288,000 for employees, $68,000 on travel, about $12,000 on a second residence, $14,000 on telecom and around $21,000 on constituency office rentals. We haven’t a clue on what the mayor and council members claim as expenses. A petition to get these expenses online in the public view is in order. Ron Walter can be reached at The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the position of this publication.

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REFLECTIVE MOMENTS Too many tourists for tourism employee

Do tourists have expectations that are impossible to meet by workers in the tourism industry? Perhaps. But not a single tourist I know wants to overhear a tourist worker, in a tourist information booth, comment to her colleague “I wish there weren’t so many tourists here.” Joyce Walter I don’t think it registered with her that I could hear her reFor Moose Jaw Express marks, but if she had been at the top of her game, she should have figured it out. Even with my back turned to her while examining some cookbooks, it was easy to hear her comments. Tourists and deafness do not always travel together. Her colleague and I shared a look and he sheepishly looked away in embarrassment. I smiled, thinking of all the workshops that worker should be compelled to attend, workshops where she might learn how to be a welcoming ambassador for her community — even if tourists ask the same questions over and over, sometimes stop in only to use the washroom, and at worst, walk off with the bathroom tissue and towels. This particular community, on the weekend we visited,

was the destination for thousands of visitors who stopped in to enjoy a wide variety of activities over three full days. Their spending in the community had cash registers ringing and business owners beaming with joy. There was no joy behind the counter at the museum’s tourist information booth. There was gloom because this staff person also didn’t want to work extra hours, but she supposed she would have to because she needed the money, but there was “more fun things” to do elsewhere. I continued eavesdropping while she talked about not having a tan this summer because she was always working indoors. “Poor, poor girl,” I thought as she continued whining rather than asking if she could help me find a souvenir, a bauble with which to remember our visit. Her attitude was in stark contrast to the ladies and gentlemen who greeted us at a pancake breakfast the next morning and at a perogy supper that evening. When they found out we were tourists from Moose Jaw they greeted us with enthusiasm and expressed interest in our travels. Not one of them complained about our presence and how we were some of the too-many tourists stopping by. At the breakfast one volunteer helped carry our plates, brought us condiments we had forgotten and her colleague would not let us dump our own garbage.


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After a rousing success last year, Hunger in Moose Jaw is bringing back the Fall into Fabric sale for all the crafty souls in Moose Jaw. Taking place on Sept. 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Zion United Church, the sale will once again feature fabric, yarn, scrapbooking supplies, knitting needles, and all kinds of other crafting supplies — all donations from the community. Last year, Hunger in Moose Jaw executive director Sharla Sept estimated the sale collected a car trailer’s worth of fabric to go home with new owners — one that fit two cars, even — after an outpouring of donations from community members. The community support has been incredible, said Sept, and she has high hopes for this year’s continuation of what turned out to be a popular fundraiser. “It went really well for our first year, and that’s why we’re doing it again. We just think it’s a really good fundraiser and it’s kind of unique,” said Sept. All of the funds raised from the sale will go directly to Hunger in Moose Jaw, into the many food security programs the organization runs for the community. Donations have been pouring in, and more are always welcome. Hunger in Moose Jaw will be accepting donations until Sept. 5, at their office during their summer office hours. There will be lots to sift through at the sale again this year, with a little something to supply whatever textile project is currently on the mind. “Come and check it out, our prices are really reasonable and everything is pre-measured,” said Sept. “Or even just come in, have a coffee with us and chat about Hunger in Moose Jaw. . . It’s just a great opportunity for us to be out in the community as well.”


What a stark contrast in the attitudes of volunteers compared with that of someone being paid to be attentive, friendly and knowledgeable. Perhaps, I considered, they should changes places: the breakfast staff to work at the museum tourist booth and the no-tan chick cleaning tables and depositing garbage at the breakfast. But no, that would never work. Her attitude would drive customers away from the pancake breakfast were she to complain about too many tourists wanting to eat pancakes and sausages outdoors in the summer sun. No doubt she would mutter about running for salt and pepper or would dump coffee in someone’s lap by not paying attention to the job at hand. But at the museum, souvenir sales would likely skyrocket with congenial ladies and gents offering assistance, pleasant conversation and community information. We didn’t stick around to learn if the disgruntled worker’s day improved but based on what we heard, my suspicion is that it didn’t — especially if pesky tourists kept insisting on invading her domain. Pity. Joyce Walter can be reached at The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the position of this publication.

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For some folks who live into their ninth decade or more, the secret to longevity is a glass of wine a day, maybe a favourite food or two and having family and friends for support. For George Holman, who recently celebrated his 90th birthday with a special celebration at the Central Lutheran Church, it’s a rather simple solution – good, old fashioned hard work. “It’s like I just told that chap I was talking to, hard work never hurt nobody,” Holman said during a brief break from visiting with dozens of well-wishers at the event. “I started out driving horses, probably when I six years old… part of it is different lifestyles, it’s all mental now. There’s no real manual work, everything is done by machines. Back then, you were out walking with the horses; you’d go half-a-mile and you’d stop and rest and then you’d keep going. You got your

George Holman celebrated his 90th birthday with family and friends at the Central Lutheran Church recently exercise with them at the same time.” Holman spent much of his life on a farm 10 miles east of Moose Jaw and in between his work in the fields, he also drove

school bus for years while also running a snowplow on his tractor to keep the municipal roads open during winter. Then there was a time spent working for

a small machine shop in the city before it was back on the farm, this time helping out his neighbours with their crops. “I guess you could say I’ve lived a mixed life,” Holman said with a laugh. In between the days spent working, Holman married and had three children, with the birthday party featuring plenty of family and friends to wish him well on the occasion. “I think it’s really nice… there’s a whole few tables of inlaws and family, so it’s nice to be here and see everyone again,” he said. So does he see a 100th birthday celebration in the future? “I don’t know, but my parents were both long lived, my mother lived to be 96 and my father until he was 87, so we’ll have to see,” Holman said.

Vandalism at community gardens “disappointing to see” Larissa Kurz

Sometime overnight between Aug. 13 and Aug 14, the Grey Ave location of the Yara Community Gardens was the site of vandalism on the property. The two swings on the children’s play structure were removed and have gone missing, and some produce was removed from plots in the garden and scattered nearby. Sharla Sept, executive director of Hunger in Moose Jaw, is disappointed to see this happen in the space. “We’re actually are really disappointed because our gardeners work really, really hard at that, and it’s just realThe two swings and their chains have disap- ly sad to see their hard work be destroyed like that,” said peared from the Gray Ave. location, as well as Sept. some produce from the garden was stolen. (sup- “It’s for everybody and we want to make sure that it stays for everybody and we don’t want to have to take it down plied)

or anything of that sort,” added Sept regarding the play structure. “We just really would like people to respect it.” Vandalism has happened at the gardens before, and Sept would remind the community that the gardens aren’t for public picking, as they are individually rented to each gardener for personal use. Hunger in Moose Jaw has not reported the incident to authorities and is just hoping to see the missing swings returned if possible. If you notice them somewhere in the community, or you know where they are, Sept asks that you contact Hunger in Moose Jaw’s office at 1 (306) 692-1916, or drop them off either during business hours or at the back door of the building.

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Standing near a recently worked steam engine gives you a feeling of just how much energy the massive machines use and produce. For the 75 Case Traction Engine on display at the Moose Jaw Western Development Museum during Blow Off Some Steam Day – even though the massive machine had been resting for the better part of an hour, the waves of heat baking off the super-sized boiler made it almost uncomfortable to stand near for any length of time. Just having an opportunity to experience such an artifact of engineering up close – and especially to see it in action earlier in the day – was one of the reasons the annual event remains so popular at the WDM. “We celebrate all things steam,” explained education and public programs coordinator Karla Rasmussen. “We’re fortunate to have a few artifacts that are related to steam, everyone knows our Vulcan locomotive, which is the crown jewel of our collection here. But we’re also very happy to have our traction engine fully restored now... It’s definitely nice to have the demonstration pieces. When I started, the first time I did this event we didn’t have anything that was actively going and we were the only WDM at the time that didn’t have a demonstration piece. “So last year the train came back, which was wonderful, and the traction engine going this year brings a different look at history coming to life. It’s one thing to see a static display, but when it’s out and

K + S Shortline 101 conductors and staff gather for a photo in front of the engine during Blow Off Some Steam Day recently. moving and you can smell the coal and hear the steam, it just brings it to life and it’s fantastic.” Blow Off Some Steam patrons had a chance to take a ride on the aforementioned K+S Shortline 101 Vulcan engine, complete with a team of engineers and conductors more than willing to offer up all sorts of tidbits of information. That included Tim Pomeroy, the WDM provincial chief engineer and restoration manager, who was on hand throughout the day as hundreds of patrons made their way through the event. “It was fantastic, the weather cleared off and co-operated and both steam en-

gines ran perfectly,” Pomeroy said. “We had a lot of happy people here today, not just the operators but the public as well. There were a lot of little kids where this was their first exposure to something that our parents and grandparents took for granted… We were running time machines today, we were taking people back in time.” Having the Case traction engine fully up and running was an added bonus for the event, especially with the amount of time and effort put into its restoration. “It’s one thing to have them stuffed and mounted in a museum atmosphere, but it’s something else to have them doing

the job they were built for, to not only see them work, but to feel the heat off them, hear the whistle, see the fire,” Pomeroy said. “A lot of people have no concept of how steam works until you show them the fire inside there and then lights come on, they understand.” Youngsters who took in the event also had a chance to take part in a steam-themed scavenger hunt through the WDM building, seeking out pieces of coal that had been hidden in various places of interest. All-in-all, Rasmussen felt the day was a solid success, with the volunteers and workers a key part of how well the day went. “A lot of our steam volunteers aren’t from Moose Jaw, they’ve traveled great distances,” she said “A lot of them have set aside personal time to come down here, they’ve helped with maintenance to get these machines operational… (the Day) it’s just a wonderful way to all come together.”

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Visit to Killdeer badlands might have motivated future visit to prairie dog colonies By Ron Walter For Moose Jaw Express

It was a nice Saturday morning, really nice for a road adventure. “Where do you want to go?” asked my partner and wife, glancing up from her morning pear. “The Killdeer badlands in Grasslands National Park,” I replied. “Oh, no. You’ve been there before. Why do you want to go again?” Badlands are not her favourite; but since I grew up near Alberta badlands they have always fascinated me. “They built a paved road more or less along the badlands and I want to see what they did. We might see some deer.” Grudgingly she agreed to go. Just outside Moose Jaw two foxes stood on the edge of a corn field. One was on three legs using the fourth to scratch its belly. A big buck deer stood in the ditch near Ardill, then slowly walked away from the camera. Most crops looked great, considering the fears of total crop failure before the June rains. We drove past the Wood Mountain Regional Park noting all the trailers and campers there for the Wood Mountain Rodeo, the oldest rodeo in Canada.

“Are we there yet?” teased my partner. “Just over the hill” “You’ve been saying that all morning.” A few hills on, the gravel road to Grasslands National Park appeared. Entering the park, we saw the narrow-paved road on our left but first drove into the valley and the park. The place sure has changed. Ten years ago on my first visit, an aborted hike, a few trees, the locked up McGowan ranch house, a few old outbuildings and a

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plank across Rock Creek was it. Now the McGowan ranch house has been fixed up as east bloc office and visitor centre. A campground, rental teepees and over half a dozen little cabins can handle visitors. And there are public washrooms. A bridge spans the creek. Guides offer daily activities. The paved winding road was cool, meandering through the grasslands and close to the badlands. At several spots, visitors can park and walk to lookout points. My partner preferred to stay in the car in the parking spot for handicapped persons while I walked to the lookouts – no con-

vincing her there are no snakes, although she did venture on one short walk. We did notice the parking spots for handicapped persons were all a long distance from the walking trails. It was sunnier than any time I had visited but the badlands were still spectacular. I later sent some photos to a cousin in Alberta, who thought the photos were from Alberta. Heading out of the park my partner admitted the Killdeer badlands were different. “Are there badlands in the west bloc of Grasslands National Park or is it just prairie dogs?” she asked. I explained the west bloc is rugged but not like these badlands. “Maybe we’ll go there,“ she said, her voice trailing off, “in ten years.” Ron Walter can be reached at ronjoy@

We use scales in our office when we assess our patients. These aren’t the types of scales that tell us about someone’s weight, but rather they are scales to help describe a patient’s by Dr. Steven Heidinger, level of pain. There are Moose Jaw Chiropractor pain scales that identify neck pain disability, back pain disability and numerous other pain rating scales that are scientifically valid measures of a patient’s level of discomfort. The most simple and common pain scale is one that measures zero through 10, where zero represents no pain whatsoever and 10 is the worst possible pain. After I welcome a new patient to our office one of the first things I do, is look at the paper-work they kindly filled out in the waiting room. I almost always go straight to where they filled in the pain scale. Pain scales intrigue me because of how widely different they can be filled out among those who describe similar injuries. Why is it that someone can hit their thumb with a hammer and rate their pain as a 4 out of 10, yet another person hits their thumb with the same force yet calls it a 9 out of 10? Pain is not just a physical reaction to a physical trauma. There is a large emotional component to how one experiences pain. The Canadian Pain Task Force (CPTF), in their June 2019 report, recognizes the World Health Organization’s classification system for pain assessment to take into account emotional distress. Psychologically, pain, especially chronic pain, has been linked to depression, anxiety and even helplessness. The CPTF also emphasizes the significant social consequences of chronic pain such as withdrawal from relationships, stigma and criticism. Pain not only affects one’s emotions. A person’s emotional and psychological well-being affects how a person experiences pain as well. A person who rates his or her pain out of 10 as being a 9, may report it to be 4 if they weren’t dealing with other stresses, such as financial distress, divorce or issues in the workplace. Twenty percent of Canadians live with moderate to severe chronic pain. Is it possible we are not recognizing how unique pain is to the individual? This is why I believe pain management can be so difficult. Successful pain management should go beyond a “one size fits all” prescription and should recognize how much pain affects our life and how much life affects our pain.

Healing the pain requires healing the mind

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the position of this publication.

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Rabbinical students stopped to connect with local Jewish community Larissa Kurz

As part of a nearly 70-year-old program titled Roving Rabbis, two rabbinical students visited Moose Jaw on Aug. 15 to make connections with the local Jewish community and talk about their Judaism. Rabbi Mendel Super from Melbourne, Australia, and Rabbi Eli Citron from Manhattan, New York, spent three weeks traveling to towns and cities throughout Saskatchewan to meet with Jews and hear their stories.

“We find people in Saskatchewan - in general and especially in the smaller cities - are actually really friendly.” -Rabbi Mendel Super

Their visits are more than an informational presentation. Super and Citron were here to meet with Moose Jaw’s Jewish community in one-on-one visits to hear the stories of how they came to Moose Jaw, and how they practice Ju-

Rabbi Eli Citron (L) and Rabbi Mendel Super (R) stopped in Moose Jaw near the end of their three-week trip through Saskatchewan. (supplied)

daism. Of course, beyond making connections and learning about Jewish life in the city, the rabbis are also looking to be of assistance for the community. They travel with books, educational material, and

religious articles for those who don’t have a permanent Judaic presence in their area, and they are more than happy to connect people with the closest local Chabad branches. The program is run every summer by the

Chabad Organization, which is based in New York but has branches throughout the world — including Chabad Lubavitch of Regina and Chabad Lubavitch of Saskatoon, who hosted the Roving Rabbis during their travels here. “We’ve visited quite a number of cities already and we’ve had a really good reception. People are quite happy to see us,” said Super. “We find people in Saskatchewan — in general and especially in the smaller cities — are actually really friendly.” The goal of the outreach program is to see the vibrancy of the Jewish community and make Judaism accessible for those who practice in smaller communities. Super and Citron were open to meet wherever people felt most comfortable — at home, at work, or in a public space — to talk about the beauty of Judaism while they were here. ‘“We’re really looking forward to meeting as many Jews as possible during our stay in Moose Jaw,” said Super, prior to their Moose Jaw visit.


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Sask. Party candidate Tim McLeod gets early start on door-knocking Jason G. Antonio - Moose Jaw Express

Although the provincial election is more than a year away, Tim McLeod has already been pounding the streets of Moose Jaw introducing himself to residents. McLeod, the Sask. Party candidate for the constituency of Moose Jaw North, was nominated three months ago to replace outgoing MLA Warren Michelson in the 2020 provincial election. Since then, McLeod has been out in the community meeting people and making his face known. “(I’m) pleased with the response so far,” he said recently. McLeod and members of the constituency committee conducted a door-knocking campaign in July, where they went around to almost 500 houses and handed out flyers with information about him. When McLeod knocked on doors, he introduced himself and explained he was the candidate for the Sask. Party for their riding in the upcoming election. He also wanted to know if they were aware he was the candidate and if they had any questions. “I door-knocked with my wife and children, so it was nice for people to see my whole clan,” he said, “and certainly get a

Tim McLeod sense of who I am and what’s most important to me, which is my family.” Few people raised any specific issues with him since most people seemed to be happy with how the province was being managed, McLeod continued. While that was encouraging, he is also open to hearing criticisms since he believes that is an important part of being an elected official. McLeod never had a big desire to get into politics originally, he explained, but

when he and his family moved to Moose Jaw a decade ago, he became a member of the Moose Jaw North board of directors. As he watched the political scene unfold across Saskatchewan and saw the positive things that former premier Brad Wall and current Premier Scott Moe were doing, he was encouraged. “My professional career is as an advocate,” McLeod continued. “I advocate for other people’s interests; that’s what I’m about. So I see politics as a natu-

ral progression … . It’s a natural fit for someone with my background.” Serving on the Moose Jaw North board has allowed McLeod to see just how tireless of a representative Michelson has been for his constituency. McLeod noted Michelson has been a great guy with whom to work, along with the many dedicated board members. “I don’t think there’s many people who work harder than Warren in terms of being accessible to constituents,” continued McLeod, noting this is an important lesson for anyone who wants to get into politics: MLAs have to be able to represent their constituents’ interests in the legislature in Regina. While the election is still more than a year away, McLeod noted he is not going into it with any specific issues in mind. Instead, he would advocate for whatever issues his constituents bring to him if he is elected. Since the start of August, McLeod and the committee have been working hard in preparation for the prime rib dinner with Premier Scott Moe that was held on Saturday, Aug. 17 at the exhibition convention centre.

From The Kitchen

63-ye a r- o ld C h ate l a i n e c o o k b o o k st i l l re l ev a nt By Joyce Walter For Moose Jaw Express

Chatelaine Magazine was at one time the kitchen bible of every homemaker. Recipes were religiously cut out and pasted in scrapbooks for future reference. In 1956 Chatelaine published the cookbook, 401 Tested Recipes. Recipes were selected from readers’ favourites and all were tested in the Chalelaine Institute kitchen. Marie Holmes, then the director of the institute said: “No meal planner can ever have enough recipes. The more she has the more variety and interest she can add to her meals.” This week’s recipes come from this book. ••• Chopped Mustard Relish 3 medium cucumbers 4 medium onions 3 medium apples 1 small bunch celery 1 small cauliflower 1 large sweet red pepper 6 tbsps. coarse pickling salt 4 cups cold water Sauce: 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 2 tbsps. dry mustard 2 3/4 cups granulated sugar 1 1/2 tsps. turmeric 2 cups cider vinegar

In the morning, peel cucumbers and onions. Peel and core apples. Wash and cut up celery and cauliflower. Wash and seed pepper. Place all vegetables through a food chopper and put into a large kettle. Add salt to the water and pour over chopped vegetables. Mix and let stand. In the evening, drain vegetables thoroughly, pressing out liquid. Make a sauce by combining flour, mustard, sugar and turmeric and gradually add vinegar. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until thickened. Pour over drained vegetables in kettle. Place on low heat and bring to a boil, stirring frequently. Turn into hot, sterilized jars and seal. Makes 4 pints. ••• Strawberry Pineapple Marmalade 1/2 orange 1/2 lemon 1 cup water 4 cups sliced strawberries 1-20 oz. can crushed pineapple sugar juice from 1/2 lemon Cut orange and lemon in paper-thin slices and quarter the slices. Add water and let stand overnight. In the morning bring to a boil and cook gently for 30 minutes. Add strawberries and pineapple. Measure into a large kettle and add 3/4 cup sugar for each cup

of fruit. Bring to boil and cook 15-20 minutes until jelly test is obtained. Just before this add lemon juice. Pour mixture into hot jelly glasses. Seal. Makes 8-6 oz. glasses. ••• Rice and Peach Crisp 2 eggs 1 cup milk 1/3 cup white or brown sugar 1/2 tsp. salt 1 tsp. cinnamon 3 cups cooked rice 1 1/2 cups sliced peaches 2 tbsps. butter 2 tbsps. sugar 1/4 tsp. cinnamon 1/3 cup all-purpose flour Beat eggs slightly. Add milk, sugar and cinnamon. Combine well and pour over cooked rice which has been spread in a greased 1 1/2 qt. baking dish. Arrange peach slices over the top and cover with the crumbly mixture made by creaming together the butter, sugar and blending in the flour and cinnamon. Bake in a 325 degrees F oven for 30-40 minutes. Makes 6 servings. Joyce Walter can be reached at

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Simpson Seeds celebrates 40 years of feeding the world Jason G. Antonio - Moose Jaw Express

Simpson Seeds started out 40 years ago as a small family-run company doing business in mainly Saskatchewan, before eventually evolving into an organization that now conducts transactions worldwide. “It’s a milestone. Forty years is a long time to be running a company,” said President/ CEO Greg Simpson on Aug. 13, exactly four decades to the day when Simpson Seeds became incorporated. “Certainly (we) would not have thought that we’d be where we are today when we started the company, but here we are … . We’re quite happy to celebrate 40 years.” Brand recognition The company is unique since it is an international family business, where what it does is normally handled by multinational organizations, he continued. It has been successful due to its core values: family, quality, integrity and innovation. Similarly, Simpson Seeds has great brand recognition among its customers, while it also has a great team that contributes to its success. Some employees have been with the company between 25 and 35 years. One aspect to the company’s success has been its purpose: nourishing the world, Simpson said. The business brings much value to the farming community by being a conduit so producers can export their products. Simpson Seeds has sold millions of tonnes of lentils across the world, said John Simpson, Greg’s brother and company vice-president and project manager. Numerous bowls of soup can be made from one 100-pound bag. The demand for vegetable protein — lentils, peas and chickpeas — is growing, agreed Greg. Plant-based protein is becoming more popular, as evidenced by restaurant chains serving “beyond-meat burgers.” Pulses, lentils and chickpeas all fit into the future due to sustainability and affordability issues, echoed Elyce Simpson- Fras-

Simpson Seeds produced this logo to celebrate its 40th anniversary. Photo courtesy Simpson Seeds er, Greg’s daughter and vice-president of sales and marketing. Many people are incorporating these into their diets since meat is becoming expensive and they want a smaller environmental footprint. Simpson Seeds exports chickpeas, yellow peas and green peas to 85 countries. It processes seeds and lentils at its Moose Jaw plant. In the beginning When the Simpson family had its main farm southeast of Moose Jaw, father Jim saw the need in the 1970s to conduct more marketing for their products, get away from the Canadian Wheat Board and diversify what they were growing. Greg had just graduated from the University of Saskatchewan and acquired a job with Agriculture Canada. He inspected seed growers in southwest Saskatchewan, where he developed the idea to grow seeds, clean seeds on their farm, and then retail them to help diversify the family farm. Around this time, U of S professor Dr. Al Slinkard was also creating the Crop Development Centre in Saskatoon, since he pointed out Saskatchewan had the ideal growing conditions for lentils and peas. Greg began growing peas in 1975, and by

Greg Simpson, president/CEO of Simpson Seeds, Elyce Simpson Fraser, vice-president sales and marketing, and John Simpson, vice-president and project manager, celebrate their company’s 40th birthday on Aug. 13. Photo by Jason G. Antonio

1980, the family had experience to take on lentils and become a mixed farm. On Aug. 13, 1979, Simpson Seeds was incorporated and the family built a plant on their property in the winter of 1980.

“Certainly (we) would not have thought that we’d be where we are today when we started the company, but here we are … We’re quite happy to celebrate 40 years.” -CEO Greg Simpson Jim was president for one year, before he handed the reigns to son Greg so he could focus on public relations, meeting with growers and being an advisor. This meant it was up to Greg and John to run the company. Older brother Tom also became involved, but focused more on the farm operations side. In 1992, the family bought property on Moose Jaw’s northwest service road — which had nothing on it then — and built

a cleaning and processing plant. They also expanded the rail spur so they could have access to the railroad to ship their products. “The rail was key for our expansion,” said John. Expanding the company The company bought Kyle Seeds and its elevator in southwest Saskatchewan in 2008, along with that company’s processing plant in Swift Current. Simpson Seeds improved the plant, before making a major expansion three years ago. The company later shut down the elevator in Kyle. Simpson Seeds expanded into organic seeds last year due to major customer demand, especially from its European customers. While the Simpson family farm southeast of Moose Jaw is now certified as an organic site, the company’s main focus is still on lentils. “We’re just starting out, so it’s slow,” Elyce said. “But … we’ll grow the program slowly as we get familiar with (this area).” Trusted everywhere Farmers trust Simpson Seeds for two reasons: it is family and it is a community Canadian family business, said Greg. What’s also important is the company meets its obligations when serving customers, wherever and whomever they may be. “I think the fact we’re growers ourselves too (also helps),” said Elyce. Simpson Seeds knows what it takes to grow a crop, while this knowledge ranges from the seed to the supper table. Many of their competitors can’t provide that coverage. “Gate to plate, they say,” said Greg. “Or field to fork,” laughed Elyce. The future With the Earth’s population to grow to nine billion people in 2050, many people will need protein to sustain themselves, said Greg. Canada is well-positioned to feed the world; the future looks promising. There is the potential to expand into the fibre market, added Elyce. Besides high-protein foods such as lentils and chickpeas, fibre is also known to be healthy, so the opportunity exists to grow into this market.

Brothers John and Greg Simpson pose for a picture in front of Simpson Seed’s seed cleaning plant, which is located on the northwest service road. Photo by Jason G. Antonio

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MOOSEJAWEXPRESS.COM • Wednesday, August 21, 2019 • PAGE A17

City Hall Council Notes Beautification Awards hands out two first-place prizes this year There was a tie this year in the best residential property category for the City of Moose Jaw’s Beautification Awards, while three other properties received honourable mentions. The Beautification Awards were handed out during city council’s Aug. 12 regular meeting. The best residential property award — sponsored by Cornell Design and Landscaping and Windmill Greenhouse — went to Curtis and Kirby Campbell and Kari Nelson and Ryan Hoover. The best residential property honourable mentions — sponsored by Keon Garden Centre, Emerald Custom Creations, and the City of Moose Jaw — went to Pat and Wayne Ingleby, Eric and Shelly Froese, and Mike and Wanda McRitchie.

Shelly Froese accepts her honourable mention award from Mayor Fraser Tolmie at city council on Aug. 12 as part of the Beautification Awards. Photo by Jason G. Antonio

Mayor Fraser Tolmie presents an honourable mention award to Mike and Wanda McRitchie at city council on Aug. 12 as part of the Beautification Awards. Photo by Jason G. Antonio

Jason G. Antonio - Moose Jaw Express These are some wonderful properties to acknowledge, said Sarah Regent, parks gardener and co-ordinator of the Beautification Awards. “We had a really great number of nominees this year (12). All of them were really high quality entries,” she continued. “It was an absolute pleasure to judge the Beautification Awards again this year. “Everyone did an absolutely fabulous job. … It means a lot to everyone involved. I know it does. I just really want to congratulate you all on everything you do to make our city very beautiful.” The Campbells were not present to receive The Campbell home. Photo courtesy City of Moose Jaw their award during the ceremony. The next regular council meeting is Monday, Aug. 26.

Kari Nelson and Ryan Hoover receive their first place award for having the best residential property from Mayor Fraser Tolmie, along with sponsor Sandra Couture of Windmill Greenhouses, The Nelson/Hoover home. Photo at city council on Aug. 12 as part of the courtesy City of Moose Jaw Beautification Awards. Photo by Jason G. Antonio The Froese home. Photo courtesy City of Moose Jaw

The McRitchie home. Photo courtesy City of Moose Jaw

Wayne and Pat Ingleby receive their honourable mention award from Mayor Fraser Tolmie, along with sponsor Lana Lalonde of Emerald Custom Creations, at city council on Aug. 12 as part of the Beautification Awards. Photo by Jason G. Antonio

The Ingleby home. Photo courtesy City of Moose Jaw

Correction - Moose Jaw Express Staff Incorrect information appeared in an article in the May 1 Moose Jaw Express edition, called “Changes coming to Moose Jaw’s free landfill tipping program.” During city council’s April 22 regular meeting, council voted 6-1 to adopt the new landfill tipping program practices, while it also voted 6-1 to discontinue the previous practices. Coun. Brian Swanson was not opposed to both motions; he was opposed to only the first motion. Instead, the article should have stated that Mayor Fraser Tolmie was against the second motion. We regret the error and apologize for the misinformation.

Notice of Call for Nominations Municipality of Moose Jaw

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that nominations of candidates for the offices of:


Rural Municipality of Moose Jaw No. 161 Division 3

will be received by the undersigned on the 21st day of August, 2019, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at #3 - 1410 Caribou St. W. Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, to September 18th, 2019 at 4:00 pm. Nomination forms may be obtained at the following location(s): #3 - 1410 Caribou St. W., Moose Jaw, SK S6H 7S9 Municipal website: Dated this 21st day of August, 2019. Mike Wirges Returning Officer

Notice of Vote

The Rural Municipality of Elmsthorpe No.100

Municipal By-Elections 2019

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that: (1)

A vote will be held for the election of Councilor for Division No.3


The vote will take place on Wednesday, the 11th day of September, 2019, 9:00am to 8:00pm at the Municipal Office at 203 Main Street, Avonlea, Saskatchewan.


I will declare the result of the voting at the Municipal Office on Wednesday, the 11th day of September, 2019, at the hour of 9:00pm.

Dated at Avonlea, Saskatchewan, this 9th day of August, 2019.

Jaimie Paranuik Returning Officer

Notice of Call for Nominations Village of Briercrest

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will be received by the undersigned on the 04th day of September, 2019, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Village of Briercrest office; Or during regular business hours on Tuesdays from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm and from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm and Thursdays from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm Until September 03rd, 2019 at the Village of Briercrest Office. Nomination forms may be obtained at the Village of Briercrest Office. Dated this 20th day of August, 2019. Linda Senchuk Returning Officer

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City Hall Council Notes Twenty-seven residents reappointed to municipal boards until December Twenty-seven residents who sit on some of the municipality’s boards, committees or commissions have agreed to remain until December as city hall continues its review of these structures. Council approved the reappointment of the 27 residents — and two alternates — during its Aug. 12 regular meeting. All 27 people agreed to have their terms extended until Tuesday, Dec. 31; the terms were to originally expire on Saturday, Aug. 31. During council’s June 24 executive committee meeting, a recommendation was approved to direct city hall to perform a comprehensive review the structure of — and appointments to — all boards, committees and commissions. It was also decided to extend all appointments to the end of the year so these groups could continue

Jason G. Antonio - Moose Jaw Express to function pending the review’s outcome. Valley Authority The following residents have been reap- • Elisa McLeod as representative of 15 pointed to the following advisory commit- Wing • Rob Clark as representative of the Chamtees: ber of Commerce Cultural Diversity • Nicklaus Clayson as citizen-at-large • Dalise Hector and Stefanie Palmer (as • David Kanz as citizen-at-large alternate) as representatives of the Moose Jaw Multicultural Council Heritage • Rosemarie Zaba Stewart as representa- • Scott Hellings, Karla Rasmussen and tive of Sask. Polytechnic Larry Hellings as citizens-at-large • Amanda McCann as representative of Murals Project Prairie South School Division • Norma Westgard and Erin Westgard as • Selinda England as citizen-at-large citizens-at-large • Lisa Abbasi as citizen-at-large Environment • Todd Johnson and Trish German (as alternate) as representatives of Wakamow

Parks and Recreation •John Parsons, David Richards, Mark Hanson and Kim Robinson as citizens-at-large

Special needs • Steve Seida and James Allonby as citizens-at-large Transportation Services • James Allonby as citizen-at-large • Daryl New as representative of the Special Needs Advisory Committee • Barry Stewart as representative of Prairie South School Division • Gerry Turcotte as representative of Holy Trinity Roman Catholic School Division Wakamow Valley Authority • Rece Allen and David Richards as citizens-at-large The next regular council meeting is Monday, Aug. 26.

Council approves Luhning as rep on new downtown business association Jason G. Antonio - Moose Jaw Express

Coun. Dawn Luhning will represent city council as a voting member on the newly formed Downtown Moose Jaw Association board of directors. Luhning was approved as council’s representative through a vote during the Aug. 12 regular meeting. She had let her name stand prior to the meeting, but Coun. Crystal Froese also submitted her name during

Under the provisions of The Alcohol and Gaming Regulations Act, 1997,

Notice is hereby given that 101160356 Saskatchewan Ltd. has applied to the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authorithy (SLGA) for a Restaurant permit to sell alcohol in the premises known as The Crushed Can Sportsbar & Nightclub at 82 Manitoba St W Moose Jaw SK S6H 1P7 Written objections to the granting of the permit may be filed with SLGA not more than two weeks from the date of publication of this notice. Every person filing a written objection with SLGA shall state their name, address and telephone number in printed form, as well as the grounds for the objection(s). Petitions must name a contact person, state grounds and be legible. Each signatory to the petition and the contact person must provide an address and telephone number. Frivolous, vexatious or competition-based objections within the beverage alcohol industry may not be considered and may be rejected by the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Licensing Commission, who may refuse to hold a hearing.

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Under the provisions of The Alcohol and Gaming Regulations Act, 1997,

Notice is hereby given that RB Equipment Ltd. has applied to the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority (SLGA) for a Tavern permit to sell alcohol in the premises known as Punjabi Haveli at 3rd Ave, Chaplin SK Written objections to the granting of the permit may be filed with SLGA not more than two weeks from the date of publication of this notice. Every person filing a written objection with SLGA shall state their name, address and telephone number in printed form, as well as the grounds for the objection(s). Petitions must name a contact person, state grounds and be legible. Each signatory to the petition and the contact person must provide an address and telephone number. Frivolous, vexatious or competition-based objections within the beverage alcohol industry may not be considered and may be rejected by the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Licensing Commission, who may refuse to hold a hearing.

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the discussion, which forced council to take an electronic vote. How council voted is unknown since the e-ballots were destroyed afterward. Crystal Milburn, secretary/treasurer with the Downtown Moose Jaw Association, spoke briefly to council about the group’s goals and objectives, such as increasing traffic, encouraging more business growth, and seeing more businesses move to the area. She also explained how the group wants to beautify the area, promote it as a suitable shopping and work environment with a provincial economic development association. “We really feel (it’s) important for our board to have a voting member from council to help us liaise with the city and to guide some of our efforts,” Milburn added. Luhning and Froese then spoke about their desire to be council’s representative. “I would let my name stand to be on that board,” said Luhning, “(while I) appreciate (how) the new downtown association recognizes the fact that letting a city

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rep have a vote is worth it for you to be able to be a good conduit back to the city to express what the needs of your association wants.” Froese thought she would make a good representative since she has experience with local area plans, including that of South Hill. She had some history with another downtown association group that attempted to form in 2014 and that brought some issues to city council about cleanliness and beautification. “I’ve also been involved with the Farmer’s Market, which is a bit of an economic incubator,” Froese added. “I’d love to bring some of my skillset and support to the committee as well.” In response, Luhning pointed out she is the only member on city council who runs a downtown business. She thought she would be a good fit to help this new association with some of its needs. One of council’s goals has been to not only attract businesses to the downtown but increase business in the downtown area, said Mayor Fraser Tolmie. He was thrilled that the association came to council since he thought it was important for council to have a representative on the board as a way to be a conduit with the business community. “Council has worked very hard to bring (this) forward,” he remarked, adding city administration has given much effort to this as well. This will create an important experience for residents and visitors alike. Besides city council, a representative from the Moose Jaw and District Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Moose Jaw will also be appointed as an ex-officio voting member.

Under the provisions of The Alcohol and Gaming Regulations Act, 1997,

Notice is hereby given that Carpere Hotel Management Moose Jaw Ltd. has applied to the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authorithy (SLGA) for a Restaurant permit to sell alcohol in the premises known as Grant Hall Hotel at 401 Main St. N Moose Jaw SK S6H 0W5

Notice is hereby given that The Sweet Spot Discount Golf Inc. has applied to the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authorithy (SLGA) for a Special Use - Sport Facility Golf Simulator permit to sell alcohol in the premises known as The Sweet Spot Indoor Golf Center at 630 Main Street North Moose Jaw SK, S6H 3K4

Written objections to the granting of the permit may be filed with SLGA not more than two weeks from the date of publication of this notice.

Written objections to the granting of the permit may be filed with SLGA not more than two weeks from the date of publication of this notice.

Every person filing a written objection with SLGA shall state their name, address and telephone number in printed form, as well as the grounds for the objection(s). Petitions must name a contact person, state grounds and be legible. Each signatory to the petition and the contact person must provide an address and telephone number. Frivolous, vexatious or competition-based objections within the beverage alcohol industry may not be considered and may be rejected by the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Licensing Commission, who may refuse to hold a hearing.

Every person filing a written objection with SLGA shall state their name, address and telephone number in printed form, as well as the grounds for the objection(s). Petitions must name a contact person, state grounds and be legible. Each signatory to the petition and the contact person must provide an address and telephone number. Frivolous, vexatious or competition-based objections within the beverage alcohol industry may not be considered and may be rejected by the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Licensing Commission, who may refuse to hold a hearing.

Write to: Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority Box 5054 Regina Sk S4P 3M3

Write to: Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority Box 5054 Regina Sk S4P 3M3

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City Hall Council Notes Low number of special needs transit riders concerns councillor Jason G. Antonio - Moose Jaw Express

Fewer residents took special needs transit during the second quarter of this year, which concerned Coun. Dawn Luhning since she thought that particular mode of transportation was highly used. According to a second-quarter report presented during city council’s Aug. 12 regular meeting, a total of 9,833 riders used special needs transit from April to June. In comparison, 10,470 people used special needs transit during the same time last year, which represents a decrease of 6.1 per cent. “I’m confused by that because I know the demand for special needs continues to be high,” said Luhning. “I don’t know if administration has an answer to that, or if there’s something missing in those numbers too that aren’t accounted for. It just looked odd to me.” This is an area administration is monitoring, said Josh Mickleborough, director of engineering. Officials are putting much thought and consideration into addressing why the numbers look low. While adminis-

tration will present a report to council later this year, he noted changes to major clientele and when certain buildings are open had an effect on ridership numbers. Council voted 6-1 to accept the Q2 report; Coun. Brian Swanson was opposed. Other highlights City administration provided feedback to questions from councillors about the following areas: • The property assessment roll was open from March 6 to April 5 and 104 appeals were received. There were 24 residential/ agricultural properties that signed agreements to adjust. Hearings were scheduled for the remaining commercial appeals. The board of revision has until Sept. 2 to complete its decisions. The number of appeals was high since many businesses took advantage of the opportunity to appeal, said city clerk Myron Gulka-Tiechko. He didn’t know why that was but pointed out there has been plenty of activity the last couple of years for ap-

peals. • A request for proposal was issued for the design of a new city website and for content migration. Administration hopes to launch a new municipal website by early January 2020. • A three-member committee met on June 3 to work on recommendations about what future council remuneration should look like. The panel is composed of Gulka-Tiechko, Brenda Berry from the labour council and Greg McIntyre from the chamber of commerce. The next meeting is in September. • The parks department received one application for the adopt-a-bench program. Parks officials are waiting on the design from the applicant. • No applications have been received yet for the streetlight banner project. The parks department is still installing the banner brackets on the light poles. • A contractor has been hired to install leftturn signal lights at the intersections of

First Avenue Northwest and Caribou Street West, and Ninth Avenue Southwest and Lillooet Street West, for a cost of $581,162. The engineering department is now waiting for the contractor’s schedule, but expects the work to be completed by November. “These are problematic intersections in the city,” said Mickleborough. “We want to get them done.” • The majority of new residential builds during the second quarter were greenfill developments and not infill developments. There were 85 building permits issued with a value of more than $4.3 million, compared to 72 permits issued worth $4.6 million during the same time last year. So far this year 113 building permits worth $10.9 million have been issued for residential, commercial/industrial and institutional projects. • There were 50 new business licences issued, 136 renewed and 45 closed during Q2. Since January, there have been 124 new licences, 1,709 renewed and 129 closed.

City hall workshops ensure managers have better sense of accountability, urgency Jason G. Antonio - Moose Jaw Express

Accountability workshops have been held at city hall for all supervisory staff to help close identified gaps in customer service and ensure staff performs better in the future. The purpose of the workshops was to create a culture with a heightened sense of accountability, urgency and more defined philosophy of service to city council, the community and each other. “While we have great staff, we can always get better at what we do. There are always things we can do better,” city manager Jim Puffalt told city council during its Aug. 12 regular meeting. This meant getting senior leadership into a room together and going over foundational documents that Puffalt brought with him when he arrived last year. He pointed out after a year, it was time to dust off the documents and ensure they were meeting the goals and objectives city administration wanted to accomplish. It was also important to drive these objectives down to the rest of the organization. “Sometimes edicts from on high are not 100-per-cent well accepted,” he said, so it’s important to get the day-to-day decision-makers into one room where discussions can happen about enhancing service. “We don’t profess to be perfect at everything. There is room for improvement and we’re trying to get there,” Puf-

falt added. The accountability workshops were listed in Puffalt’s city manager report, contained with a larger report presented to council about the activities of all departments during the second quarter of 2019. Puffalt noted in his report that city administration had a 98-per-cent response rate in acknowledging council inquiries that were received within 48 hours. In turn, there was a 90-per-cent response rate in providing answers to those inquiries within 48 hours. “As our important customers, we need to get answers to people and not let them think that we’ve forgotten,” he said. Sometimes councillors’ questions are detailed and a quick response is not possible, Puffalt continued. Summer is also a poor time to have every department manager meet in a room to acquire those answers. Emails can only go so far, so he believes having face-to-face meetings with supervisors to go over the questions is important. City administration also wants to ensure the objectives council has set are being met, while ensuring the entire team is behind council’s direction and what it wants to accomplish, he added. That is why a workshop on accountability was needed. Council’s strategic plan should be coming out in Septem-

ber, said Mayor Fraser Tolmie. He wondered if city hall staff and administration would be part of that plan since he thought that was part of accountability and understanding the community’s vision. “It’s absolutely critical to have the directors (and) senior leadership team following up on the strategic plans or meeting the objective that council has set,” Puffalt replied. “We’re trying to make sure that the organization is ready to move and meet the objectives.” Safety statistics There were 15 reported injuries among municipal staff during the second quarter of 2019, compared to 37 during the same time last year, according to Puffalt’s report. The main cause was overexertion. Five incidents of medical aid were needed — compared to 11 in 2018 — due to staff being struck by or against an object, falling or overexertion. One lost-time incident was reported — versus two last year — due to an employee tripping and falling. Three days were lost due to injuries, compared to five last year. There were 18 motor-vehicle incidents in the second quarter, compared to 15 during the same time last year, due to backing up and inattention among municipal staff drivers. The next regular council meeting is Monday, Aug. 26.

No penalties given yet for false alarms that attract firefighters Jason G. Antonio - Moose Jaw Express

The Moose Jaw Fire Department has the ability to lay fines against property owners when responding to false alarms, based on recently updated municipal bylaws, but no one has been penalized yet. The department responded to 84 false alarms during the second quarter of this year in town and in the rural areas, compared to 85 during the first quarter, for a total of 169 false alarms during the first half of 2019, according to a second-quarter report presented during city council’s Aug. 12 regular meeting. Council voted 6-1 to receive the report; Coun. Brian Swanson was opposed. In comparison, there were 86 false alarms during the second quarter last year and 68 during the same time period two years ago. The fire department has not penalized anyone yet since it is working with property owners to cut down on the number of calls, Fire Chief Rod Montgomery told Coun. Scott McMann. Some people simply need to move equipment away from their homes or buildings to ensure false alarms stop happening.

Changing the bylaw was not meant to make it more difficult for property owners to comply with the rules, Montgomery added. Swanson expressed concern that none of the categories presented were separated into those that affected Moose Jaw and those that affected the rural areas. He suggested future reports should be divided so council knows what happens in Moose Jaw. “That’s certainly why we’re working with the province right now, is to have a better process to identify what these calls are,” said Montgomery. “Even I look at it and think that to have those lines of separation would be beneficial.” The department does respond to calls about picking up needles and keeps track of how many times it answers such calls, Montgomery told Coun. Chris Warren. Most of the department’s hazmat calls are for needle pickups. “It’s certainly become an issue the last four to five years; we’ve seen an increase,” he said. “Other communities are starting to look for solutions (to this prob-

lem).” When the health authority hands out needles on Tuesday, the fire department knows it will receive calls on Wednesday for pickup, Montgomery continued. If 10 needles are handed out, not all of them will be returned. New contract The long-awaited Fire Association Interest Arbitration Award was issued on April 26, which provided retroactive payments starting from Jan. 1, 2015, with an overall increase of 13 per cent divided up over six time periods. Total retroactive back pay was $1,841,811.05, while pension retroactive back pay was $135,345.75, said Montgomery. This means a first-class firefighter now makes $99,252, up from $85,764 five years ago. Montgomery added that the arbitration award expired last December, so the union will be going back to the negotiating table. Three-year second-quarter comparison Numbers for the second quarter in 2019, 2018 and 2017 show:

• False alarms: 84/86/68 • Fire (structure, vehicle, grass, rubbish, etc.): 50/41/47 • First responder EMS: 22/15/8 • Hazmat: 38/38/31 • Malfunctioning equipment: 16/3/2 • Motor-vehicle collision: 30/27/35 • Carbon Monoxide, other: 0/0/5 • Rescue: 4/1/5 • Service calls: 6/5/5 Fire loss stats The fire department battled fires in Moose Jaw during the second quarter that affected $42.43 million worth of property. More than $42.41 million was saved while $25,300 in property was lost. There were no reports of losses in rural areas. In comparison, the fire department battled fires worth more than $8.2 million during the second quarter of last year, resulting in more than $8.1 million in structures being saved and $132,601 structures being lost, both in town and in the rural areas. The next regular council meeting is Monday, Aug. 26.

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City Hall Council Notes

Appeals board allows residents to alter properties despite bylaw conditions Jason G. Antonio - Moose Jaw Express

The Development Appeals Board has approved the application requests from five residents to alter their properties even though their requests contravened the municipality’s zoning bylaw. The board met on July 16 to review the applications of Grant Schneider, Greg R. Fysh, Randy and Debra Hahn and Trisha German, and Jarrod Jones. After giving its approval to the requests, the board submitted its report to the Aug. 12 regular council meeting. Council approved a motion during the meeting to receive and file the report. Schneider, on 33 Bluebell Crescent, wanted to build a storage shed on the northwest corner of his backyard. It had floor space of 125.6 square metres (1,352 square feet), which is contrary to the 83.61 square metres (900 square feet) prescribed in the zoning bylaw. The appeals board ruled that a variance of the bylaw would be allowed since the lot was big enough to hold the building; the relaxation did not impede the intent of the bylaw; and the variance would not affect neighbouring properties. Fysh, on 138 Hochelaga Street East, wanted to construct a building with a combined floor space area of 101.45 square metres (1,092 square feet), which is

contrary to the 83.61 square metres (900 square feet) in the zoning bylaw. The appeals board ruled that a variance of the bylaw would be allowed since the size and location of the lot is acceptable and it is considered a through-site, as it abuts Hochelaga Street East and Caribou Street East; the variance would not impede the intent of the bylaw; and the variance would not affect neighbouring properties. The Hahns and German wanted to construct a residential fence at 605 and 607 Fourth Avenue Northwest. The fence would be two metres (6.5 feet) high, which is greater than the maximum height of one metre (3.3 feet) in height, as per the zoning bylaw. The appeals board ruled the variance would be approved due to the orientation of the house on the lot; the intent of the bylaw would not be impeded by the request; and the variance would not affect neighbouring properties. Jones wanted to construct a residential fence at 1 Flax Road. The fence would be 1.8 metres (six feet) high, which is greater than the maximum height of one metre (3.3 feet) in height, as per the zoning bylaw. The appeals board ruled the variance would be ap-

proved due to the orientation of the house on the lot; the intent of the bylaw would not be impeded; and the variance would not affect neighbouring properties. Future appeals Three property owners have submitted applications to the appeals board requesting a variance under the zoning bylaw. Sam Shaw with C&S Builders wants to construct an accessory building at 459 Lillooet Street West that has a floor space of 179 square metres (1,927 square feet), contrary to the 83.6 square metres (900 square feet) in the zoning bylaw. Patricia Watling wants to construct a front porch at 1122 – Seventh Avenue Northwest. The front yard setback would be 4.57 metres (15 feet), which is contrary to the minimum required setback of 7.5 metres (24.6 feet) in the zoning bylaw. Jay Fellinger wants to construct a detached garage at 1110 Simcoe Street, which would have a height from grade to peak of 5.73 metres (18.8 feet), contrary to the maximum height of 4.5 metres (14.76 feet) in the zoning bylaw. The meeting with the appeals board is Wednesday, Aug. 28.

Provincial Court

Accused murderer to face judge and jury when trial happens Jason G. Antonio - Moose Jaw Express

Gravelbourg resident Robert Arams will face a judge and jury when he returns to court for his murder trial. Arams, 75, is accused of murdering Claude Landry and offering an indignity to a body by dragging and burying Landry’s corpse. Landry was last seen in Gravelbourg on July 12, 2018; he was reported missing to RCMP

four days later and his body was found on July 23. A two-day preliminary trial was scheduled to start at Moose Jaw’s Court of Queen’s Bench (CQB) on Aug. 14, where the Crown was to present its most compelling evidence against Arams. It also had to show that there was enough evidence to try this matter in a


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PROVINCE OF SASKATCHEWAN Notice is hereby given under The Tax Enforcement Act that unless the arrears and costs appearing opposite the land and title number described in the following list are fully paid before October 21, 2019, an interest based on a tax lien will be registered against the land. Note: A sum for costs in an amount required by subsection 4(3) of The Tax Enforcement Act is included in the amount shown against each parcel.

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Costs Total Arrears and Costs 37.00 1,512.86 37.00 1,433.24




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974.85 1,059.93 1,059.93 1,044.86 1,065.58 1,134.05 2,074.13

The Town of Assiniboia has put together one last party in Centennial Park to finish off the last month of summer, and they’re inviting families to come out on August 23rd and enjoy the evening at Family Fun Day in the Park. From 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., there will be bouncy castles, children’s games, volleyball and pickleball matches, and a slip and slide to enjoy, as well as live music in the gazebo to relax with. At 6 p.m., Tornado Hunter Chris Chittick will be presenting some impressive in the

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Arams is currently on a recognizance, where he must abide by court-imposed conditions. If he breaches his recognizance, he could be held in custody until his trial. The Crown must file an indictment with the Court of Queen’s Bench, which would then lead to a date being set for the trial.

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court trial. However, defence lawyer Barry Nychuk consented on behalf of Arams to commit his client to stand for second-degree murder in CQB instead of first-degree murder, while the charge of offering an indignity to a body was adjourned to the next Court of Queen’s Bench date.

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Seventh impaired driving charge leads to 15 months’ jail for motorist Seven is supposed to be a lucky number, but for Dennis Rust, picking up his seventh impaired driving charge has landed him in jail. In Moose Jaw provincial court on Aug. 12, Judge Brian Henderickson sentenced Rust, 56, from Davidson to 15 months in jail, followed by a driving ban of five years and the cancellation of his licence. Rust had pleaded guilty to having a blood alcohol content (BAC) over the legal limit of .08 during a previous court appearance; the Crown stayed the charge of impaired driving. He was back in court to hear Henderickson’s decision and rationale for jail. Rust’s seventh arrest for impaired driving occurred on March 30, after he was spotted driving into Davidson from Highway 44,

Jason G. Antonio - Moose Jaw Express Henderickson said while reading the facts. going far. He also doesn’t view his alcoOf the two BAC readings taken from Rust, holic consumption habits as an issue. the lowest was .120, or nearly twice the le- “Clearly the accused has to understand that he has a problem with alcohol, and when gal limit. Rust’s first conviction for impaired driving he drinks and drives, he presents a risk to occurred in 1983, while his most recent the public,� Henderickson said. was in 2012, the judge continued. He re- The mitigating factors — or aspects that ceived six months’ jail for his sixth convic- lessen the seriousness of the offence — of tion. His record also shows he drove three the case include Rust pleading guilty, not injuring or killing anyone, and being willtimes while suspended. While Rust’s background was traumatic, ing to take alcohol treatment, the judge the report noted Rust fails to appreciate the continued. The aggravating factors — or seriousness of his offences, Henderickson aspects that make the matter more serious said. Quoting from the report, the judge — include this was his seventh conviction, pointed out Rust describes his past offenc- he had BAC readings over .120, he fails to es as “going on the odd bender.� He has appreciate how serious this is, and he has a also minimized his current offence since prior criminal record. he thought he was OK to drive and wasn’t A proper sentence should ensure there is

deterrence so this doesn’t happen again, while also ensuring the public’s safety, said Henderickson. He then referenced two other court cases to explain how he came to the proper length for the jail sentence. “Taking various factors into account, the sentence has to be custodial ‌ ,â€? he continued. “You cannot drink and drive.â€? Rust did not say anything as the judge spoke. Henderickson then said 15 months in jail is appropriate, along with a five-year driving ban after his imprisonment is finished. However, Rust will have to apply on his own to get into the impaired driver treatment centre. Moose Jaw provincial court next sits on Aug. 14.

Accused in ‘sextortion’ case to learn fate in September Jason G. Antonio - Moose Jaw Express

Saskatoon resident Layne Antosh will find out in September what his jail sentence will be for attempting to sexually extort a Moose Jaw woman by leaking photos of her online. Antosh appeared in Moose Jaw provincial court on Aug. 12, where the Crown and defence made their submissions on the length of sentence Antosh, from Davidson, should receive. He also pleaded guilty to extortion, the unsafe storage of a firearm and possessing an illegal substance of crystal meth. The Crown stayed a charge of breaching his probation. Judge Brian Henderickson will return to court on Wednesday, Sept. 4 with his decision. Antosh, 36, has a limited criminal history; he was charged in Saskatoon in March with mischief, possession of drugs and assault, which led to a conditional discharge and six months of probation, explained Crown prosecutor Rob Parker. Case background The charges laid against Antosh in Moose Jaw occurred this spring when his victim — whose name can’t be reported due to a publication ban — went to Moose Jaw police on May 13 to say she was being extorted, said Parker. She told police she received text messages on May 12 asking her to perform work-related services. However, she was then unsure it was Antosh since it was an unknown phone number. When the woman replied to the messages, the conversation took a nasty turn since Antosh began sending her nude photos of herself and requested that she meet him, Parker continued. Antosh said if she did not meet him and perform sexual acts — specifically, anal intercourse — he would release the photos. However, he would delete the photos if she agreed to his demands. Antosh also attempted to extort her out of $300. “The text messages are extremely graphic,� Parker said. He then submitted as evidence an inch-thick printout of every text message sent between Antosh and the woman. Four years before, the woman and her spouse had gone through a separation, so she went online to use an adult web service, the Crown prosecutor explained. She interacted with Antosh and voluntarily sent him nude pictures of herself. After going to police, a sting operation was set up to catch Antosh, Parker explained. The woman agreed to meet An-




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tosh on May 21, but when he arrived at the location, police greeted him instead. In his possession was a bottle of alcohol. During a search of his car police found a handgun and 4.8 grams of methamphetamine. Parker noted there is no evidence Antosh intended to use the weapon. Addictions issues Antosh’s defence lawyer explained that his client has dealt with addictions issues during the last couple of years. He is divorced and was looking for ways to cope; this included using drugs. He took steps to deal with his addiction but fell back into his habit after leaving rehab in 2018. It was while he was binging on crystal meth that he reached out to the woman with the intention of extorting $300. “He does understand how wrong this is ‌ . He is remorseful,â€? the defence lawyer said, adding Antosh has been co-operative with police. Sexual extortion Parker presented the woman’s victim impact statement, noting she was afraid to file a statement since it could become public once presented in court. “This is an extremely serious case of extortion ‌ ,â€? Parker said. “This is someone who wants to commit a sexual act, in an extremely violent and degrading manner.â€? He pointed out the term “sextortionâ€? is sometimes used in these cases, since they involve the internet and charges of luring or even sexual assault. The Crown prosecutor

pointed out Antosh had a phone app that masked his cellphone number, which could be considered deception. Past case law Parker presented two previous court cases to show what an appropriate sentence should be. He noted for similar extortion charges, a range of 18 to 24 months in jail is appropriate. His position was Antosh should face 18 months of jail, while being given credit for the 88 days he had already spent in custody. Antosh should have to forfeit his handgun, phone, and photos of the victim. He should also have to submit his DNA; be put on probation for two years afterward; have no contact with the victim; have no contact with her family; and not seek her out on social media or the internet. Antosh’s defence lawyer presented his own case law examples, noting one year in jail for extortion was appropriate even with a sexual component involved. Another court case said nine months was appropriate for releasing intimate images of someone. Given Antosh’s history with addictions, an appropriate sentence would be 10 months in jail and 18 months on probation afterward, the lawyer added. Since Antosh has been in custody for 88 days, with credit applied, that equals 132 days. “Despite the seriousness of the offences, he is usually on the right side of the law,� the defence lawyer added. “He does see things differently (now).�

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It seems that I may be picking on the city unfairly, but not without concern for what’s going on at City Hall, but sometimes they pleasantly surprise me. I’m not a smoker or toker Rob Ritchie and do not have issue with people who do, but I certainly appreciated the new ammended smoking bylaw that is now in effect. The 10m buffer zone of entrances, no smoking on outdoor seating of restaurants and bars and no smoking in all City-owned outdoor spaces seems to be a move in the right direction, although if there was just a little respect between smokers and non-smokers, probably none of this would have had to become a bylaw. But in my opinion, they missed adding another line to the bylaw, stating it should be illegal for the mayor and council to stop blowing smoke up each others’ butts. I watched the August 13th council meeting, not sure why I inflict this on myself, only to watch the mayor and city manager work what appeared to be a very much rehearsed skit… Did anyone ever vet this new city manager? There seems to be a few questions surrounding his tenures in Estevan and North Battleford that we found may be worth exploring further. For me, the highlight of the meeting, and you’re going to have to dumb down on this one folks, was the question from councillor Chris Warren asking if the ‘moveable’ fence was indeed moveable? That was really funny to me. On another beef brought forth by one of our readers was the parking meters downtown. The question is: ‘Why are the meters so expensive on Main Street? I thought they wanted to build up and encourage people to shop downtown?’ So here is what I found out after a short walk and a little research. Meters on Main Street are .10 cents for 3 minutes; not much you can do in 3 minutes, so lets call it $2.00 for one hour…and a ticket will NOW cost you $20.*, only up 100% from a month ago. Seems the only economic plan is to beat the people into submission. Regardless, there seems to be ample parking. Now turn off Main Street and its a win; for .10 cents, you get 6 minutes, or 2 hours for $2.00 but the parking is pretty full. Finally, go to the NEW Pay parking stall on Fairford Street, and notably will you find lots of parking; you’ll need a guide book to figure our how that machine works, but now you can use your credit card for and get that 2 hours for $2.00, but oddly the parking lot is generally pretty empty.

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I am not sure if increasing the parking meter price downtown was the economic plan of the city council, but here are a few facts. Year Actual Receipts

Actual Fines

Total Revenues


2018 2017* 2016 2015* 2014

169,862 217,032 246,739 273,719 270,010

727,134 873,377 901,886 929,616 790,224

955,180 1,157,050

557,262 659,345 655,147 655,897 520,214

* year of parking rate increase

So here’s the thing. It seems this isn’t working, but budgets are budgets. They will be spent and then it seems a new one obtained at the same or higher rate. The big plan seems to make more money off meters, but that’s the nuts of it all. It rather seems to be hurting city coffers, and especially the businesses they should be helping downtown. So here are some other questions we hope to find answers to in the near future… • How is is that Canadian Tire can retain a huge parcel of land with no money down on land that was never listed for sale, that no one else had the chance to bid on for almost 4 years? • How much of a non-refundable deposit did the City get from Carpere? …and again with some of the same questions as above. • Why has Moose Jaw’s population been so stagnant for the past 40 years, while other communities seem to be growing? • Is SNIP’s entrepreneur program killing Moose Jaw and other small towns and are there large loop holes in this program? • How much laundered money has this town seen in the last 2 years and how far up the trough does it go? • What is the tender process and does this need to be changed to protect and support local businesses? • Who authorizes wages increases to the mayor and councillors? As you can see, there are many questions and many concerns from citizens who care about our city and this sure leaves a lot of work for a weekly paper to handle, but with your help, we will get there, one question and one answer at a time. *A parking ticket fine is $50., if you received one on August 15th and pay it by September 1st, you would pay $20., if you paid it by October 1st, your fine would be $30., after that it would be $50.

Fines for parking tickets increase to $20 to provide more deterrence Jason G. Antonio - Moose Jaw Express

Get ready to dig deeper into your pocket if you fail to obey the parking bylaws, as the penalty for acquiring a parking ticket has increased to $20 from $10. The increase to the voluntary payment option was approved by city council as part of the 2019 budget and incorporated recently into the City of Moose Jaw’s amended traffic bylaw. The full details on the payment structure for parking violations can be found on the city’s website, at, on page 41 in Schedule G of the traffic bylaw. It has been a long time since fines for parking violations were increased, Sgt. Kevin Pilsworth with the Moose Jaw Police Service explained on Aug. 16. Compared to the rest of Saskatchewan

and Western Canada, Moose Jaw’s financial penalties for parking violations are “not on the high side.” Even looking at what the fines are in Saskatchewan — or just in Regina and Saskatoon — should make people realize Moose Jaw is still below the average, he continued. Regina’s parking fines start at $30 and increase to $65 after 14 days, while Saskatoon’s start at $30 and increase to $50 after 14 days. Moose Jaw’s fines now start at $20 and increase to $50 for most violations after 14 days. “What people would probably like to understand is, how are fines set (and) why are they that amount. And it’s like any other fine: if it’s too low, then it

doesn’t act as a deterrent,” Pilsworth said. “Ten dollars … was a little on the low side to act as a deterrent.” This is not a cash grab by the municipality, he stressed. Similar to any other fine — whether it’s for a moving violation, a Traffic Safety Act violation, or something under the municipal bylaw — there needs to be a deterrent. The police service was recently made aware of the adjustment to the penalty, which went into effect on Aug. 14, said Pilsworth. The service anticipated the adjustment but didn’t know how much the increase would be or the exact date. “It was not a surprise to our police service,” he added. Anyone who parks illegally or chooses

to disobey the Traffic Bylaw will be affected by the change since they will be ticketed. For motorists with the proper placards, such as veterans or seniors, they will be entitled to park in the designated zones. Pilsworth reminded residents that city hall is the only place to pay fines and other tickets. The police station is no longer accepting payments and has not done so in a while. Violators can pay their fines in person at city hall at 228 Main Street North, or online with the “Pay Parking Tickets Online” button at the top of the home page of

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Femsport pledging support of women’s breast health Larissa Kurz

For yet another year, the ladies of Femsport are going to be showing off their impressive athletics at their annual competition here in Moose Jaw, proving again that there’s nothing quite like girl power. The competition this year will take over Cordova St. on Aug. 24 and will feature a number of categories: kettlebell lifts, tire flip, an obstacle medley, car push, and more. Each event will see competitors put their hard work to the test, muscling through each event throughout the day. Spectators are more than welcome, as nothing feels better than a crowd cheering for your success, and organizers hope to see some charitableness to go along with the enthusiasm. This year, the event will be urging donations to the Moose Jaw Health Foundation’s Mammography Matters campaign, who will have a booth at the competition and will be raffling off an Apple Watch donated by two local businesses. The event itself is hosted by Main Street Strength and Conditioning, although it owes its connection to the Health Foundation’s fundraising project to one local member who feels strongly about this year’s campaign. Sherry Robart approached the MJHF to be the title cause at Femsport Moose Jaw this year, as she is a breast cancer survivor and can speak to the good that the Mammography Matters campaign will do for the community. After a double mastectomy in 2018 and completing a

Two competitors from last year’s Femsport Moose Jaw, one of only five Femsport events planned across Canada this year. (supplied)

Spartan Race, Robart decided to join Lisa McLeod and Shauna Anderson on their Femsport team, the Rack Pack, to take part in her first Femsport event. “Knowing [Femsport] was a fairly big challenge for me, I thought that if I’m going to do this to myself,

Moose Jaw wrestlers medal to close out Western Canada Summer Games

somebody might as well benefit out of this,” said Robart. “So I started thinking about doing some sort of fundraising to go with it.” Robart has been affected by breast cancer for a large portion of her life — her mother was diagnosed and was a 38-year survivor — and immediately took note of the Mammography Matters campaign because early detection is so important for cancer success stories. “[My mom is] a true cancer survivor and I’ve always been very proud of her. And now that I’ve gone through the journey, I really would like to avoid as many other women going through it that can,” said Robart. She is looking forward to competing, and hopes to see everyone having a good time while raising money for a good cause. Kelly McElree, executive director at the MJHF, is honoured to have the support of Femsport for their campaign. McElree estimates the Mammography Matters campaign has raised about 40 per cent of its ultimate goal of $375,000 so far, and said every donation is greatly appreciated in the quest to bring updated mammography technology to Moose Jaw. The event itself is entirely admission-free and will start at 10:30 a.m. Femsport and the MJHF invite everyone to come down and take in some impressive exhibits of strength, agility, and determination, and to consider supporting the Mammography Matters campaign.

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Bradish wins gold, Kell silver, Yamniuk bronze as Canada Summer Games come to an end. Moose Jaw Kinsmen Wrestling Club competitor Alexis Bradish hasn’t been at the sport very long, but to say she’s accomplished a lot in her short time on the mats is a bit of an understatement. The Central Cyclones standout and reigning provincial champion continued her impressive debut season in the sport, first with a silver medal in the team dual meet competition before claiming gold in the women’s 65-kg division on Sunday. Bradish qualified directly for the final in her individual weight class after posting a 4-1 record that included an 8-0 decision win over Manitoba’s Arianda Agoroff to close out the dual competition Sunday. Interestingly enough, Bradish’s opponent in the single’s championship match, Judith Russell of Yukon Territory, was her only loss in the duals. Revenge was sweet, as Bradish needed only 2:17 to record the fall and take first place. Kell also put together a 4-1 record in his 39-to-42-kg division but was unable to get his own measure of revenge, as he lost by technical fall to Manitoba’s Ebraheim Aldrar in the gold medal match. Kyle Yamniuk’s bad luck in the duals saw him finish with a 3-2 record after a pair of close decision losses, seeding him in the bronze medal match against Northwest Territories’ Quinn Critch. There, Yamniuk picked up a similar result to his victory over Critch in the duals, winning by pinfall in 1:42 to secure his medal. All three local competitors also won silver in the dual meets, with Alberta going undefeated to claim gold in both events. **** Team Saskatchewan ended up closing out their home-province Western Canada Summer Games in Swift Current in second place in both the medal standings and Games points. In total, Team Sask recorded 56 gold medals, 80 silver and 77 bronze for 213 total medals. Alberta posted a commanding win in the medal total with 56 gold, 80 silver and 77 bronze for 299 medals; Manitoba was third with 49 gold, 59 silver and 171 total. Saskatchewan also saw an improvement in Game points over the preview WCSG in Wood Buffalo, Alta. in 2015, recording 164 points to finish two ahead of Manitoba. Alberta also finished first there with 187 points.

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Moore, Leduc preparing for 3D Archery World Championships Local competitors to represent Canada in barebow at worlds in Lac La Biche, Alta. Randy Palmer - Moose Jaw Express

Tyler Moore and Heather Leduc are hoping being a little closer to home will make for career-best results when they represent Canada at the World 3D Archery Championships in Lac La Biche, Alta. at the beginning of September. The Thunder Creek Archery Club standouts were recently confirmed as national team competitors after putting together top-three finishes at the Canadian championships Aug. 2-4 in Prince Albert. “We’re on our own home ground, so they’re targets that we’re used to shooting,” said Moore, who with Leduc will be making their second appearance at worlds. “It’s a little different than going around and seeing the targets the first time and having to experience a whole world championship for the first time. We have a better idea of what it’s going to be like and hopefully that helps out.” Moore is coming off a third-place finish in the men’s barebow at nationals, where he shot 652 through the four rounds of targets including a high of 180 in his third round of shots. Leduc finished second in women’s barebow with a 490 total and high of 142 in

Heather Leduc and Tyler Moore of the Thunder Creek Archery Club will be competing at the World 3D Archery Championships in Lac La Biche in September.

her final round. The barebow discipline is essentially as described – bows are single-string recurve affairs with no aiming or balance accruements attached, making them a modern equivalent of a traditional bowand-arrow set-up compared to the multi-

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athletes will be competing in Lac La Biche, with qualifying rounds beginning Monday, Sept. 2 and running through Wednesday, Sept. 4 before elimination matches begin that Thursday. The championship finals are Saturday, Sept. 7. The event will mark the second trip to worlds for both competitors following an appearance in Robion, France in 2017. There Moore finished 35th in the instinctive division – an even stricter class that requires further stripped-down single-piece recurve bows compared to barebow. Leduc landed 26th overall in the longbow class, which goes further still in a traditional direction and doesn’t allow recurve bows. This time around, the goal is a top 22 finish through qualification to reach the elimination rounds, with the duo hoping that being closer to home than France this time around will make a difference. “When we went to Europe, there’s jetlag and getting accustomed to food and things like that,” Leduc said. “And this time around, Team Canada has their own practice range, where if we wanted to practice in France we’d have 200 to 300 archers at a time,” added Moore. “So you’re trying to work on something and trying to get on to the shooting line. You could do it, but it was tough. This time there will be 24 Canadians and that’s going to make a big difference in practice and preparation time.” In order to offset costs of representing Canada and Moose Jaw at a world championship, the Thunder Creek Archery Club is holding a steak night at the Crushed Can Sports Bar and Night Club on Thursday, Aug. 22. The event will run from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and will feature an eight-ounce steak dinner. Tickets are $20 each.

Lynbrook Golf Club Championships 2019 The Lynbrook held our club Championships Sat and Sunday Aug 17th and 18th/2019. The weather was a little cool for the 8:00 AM shotgun both days but turned excellent later in the morning. The Men’s Club Champion for 2019 is Brett Sentes who was one under par with a two day total of 141. Nick Lepine came in 2nd with a score of 144 followed by Shaun Muchowski with a score of 155. The Ladies Club Champion is Lori Bernt who shot a total of 178 followed by Deb Firth with a score of 182. Coming in 3rd in the Championship flight was Deb Arguin with a score of 184. The Lynbrook also has a Senior Men’s Champion, and that category is aged 60 to 69. The winner of that division was Don Higgins with a two day total of 145. He was followed by Jeff Fowlie at 147 and Terry Schick who came in with a score of 156. This division also had a 1st Flight and that was won by Wayne Pringle with a score of 162. Pringle was seven strokes better than Marv Merkel at 169. Third in the 1st Flight was Dave McKechnie with a score of 172. The Super Senior Division is comprised of golfers 70 + and that division was won by Dwight Baron with a total of 162 for the event. Marv Maiers came in 2nd with a score of 166 and that beat out Ed Bekar who posted a score of 168. The Ladies Low Net was also won by Deb Firth with a score of 146, while Don Higgins came in with the Men’s Low Net of 125.

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AAA Warriors kick-off season with training camp

Impressive showings abound as new coaching staff gets first look at 2019-20 squad Randy Palmer -Moose Jaw Express

The Moose Jaw AAA Warriors officially kicked off a new era for the local Saskatchewan Midget AAA Hockey League squad this past weekend with their annual training camp. The event offered new head coach Trevor Weisgerber and his staff their first chance to see their potential new charges in onice action – the team held sessions at Mosaic Place all day Saturday before their Black-White Intrasquad game on Sunday afternoon – and the word is especially positive in the early going. “It was good, we saw what we wanted to this weekend,” Weisgerber said. “We had some spots up front that we needed to fill and we still have some guys we’re going to keep around for the exhibition games before making a final decision moving forward. So all in all it was a competitive camp and we liked what we saw.” The AAA camp is traditionally held in mid-August in order to give players a chance to show their stuff before heading out to try-out with their respective Western Hockey League and Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League squads. That includes the likes of Cody Davis, one of the squad’s returning veterans who put together an impressive performance during the intrasquad game, scoring twice and adding an assist as Team White picked up a come-from-behind 5-4 victory. “It was just go out there, have a good time with the guys, experience some new plays and have some fun… it was a good camp, really well organized, everything was ready to go,” said Davis, who led the then-Moose Jaw Generals in goals with 27 last year. “It was a lot of fun.” It’s likely the 17-year-old has played his last game for the Warriors, as the highly touted SJHL prospect will almost certainly crack the Estevan Bruins line-up – something that’s all fine and well with Weisgerber. “That’s what we’re here for, we’re just a

Action from the Moose Jaw AAA Warriors intrasquad game on Sunday afternoon stepping stone for these guys,” he said. “They want to move on and play junior and we totally understand that. With a guy like Cody, he’s a heck of a player, and if things did change we would definitely be happy to have him back” The general look of the Warriors is that of a very young team, with only a handful of 2002-born players expected to return from last season’s squad that posted a 1724-2-1 record and missed the playoffs. “We have a lot of 03s that are going to step up and are going to need to step up for us to be successful this year,’ Weisgerber said. “There were a bunch who looked good this weekend and as the season goes on we’re going to be relying on them heavily to be the guys for us… Then if we get a few 02s back from junior camps, we’re going to have to rely on those guys to help those guys out and be major contributors for us.” One thing that is certain is the team will have a healthy Moose Jaw contingent in its line-up after a host of standouts from the Prairie Hockey Academy Elite 15 and Midget Varsity clubs took the ice over

the weekend – with the possibility of as many as a half-dozen or more Moose Jaw players cracking the squad. “We’re going to have a good group of

hometown kids here who are going to be productive and we’ll be looking to have good years,” Weisgerber said. The Warriors will be back on the ice for practices on Sept. 3, with their first exhibition game slated for Sept. 7 at Mosaic Place against the Swift Current Legionnaires. Overtime… Team White had a goal and two assists from Atley Calvert in the intra-squad game, while Kyle Forster and Connor Ruckaber added single markers… Caelan Fitzpatrick, Steven Kesslering, McKale Paul and Evan Callaghan all scored for Black… Dylan Ernst made 24 saves for White in his half game of work in goal, Mason Briske turned aside 18… Chase Coward had 10 stops for Black, Jayden Watterson turned aside 11… Black led 4-1 early in the second before White scored three goals in five minutes to tie the game and Davis added the game winner with 7:08 remaining in the frame.

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Squelettes Chien Unité 9: le documentaire Bonsoir bonsoir! (N) Le téléjournal (N) NCIS “Judge, Jury...” FBI “Scorched Earth” NCIS: New Orleans Global News at 10 (N) Big Bang Big Bang Amazing Race The Beaver Big Bang Big Bang etalk (N) (5:00) Evenings on The Weather Network Evenings on TWN Overnight on TWN America’s Got Talent (N) (:01) Bring the Funny (N) News Tonight Show-J. Fallon Seth Meyers Standing Coronation Kim Standing Creek Moms The National (N) FBI “Scorched Earth” NCIS: New Orleans Two Men Late Show-Colbert Corden Bachelor in Paradise (N) Bless This black-ish News (:35) Jimmy Kimmel Live Nightline (N) America’s Got Talent Performers take the stage live. (:01) Bring the Funny (N) Nordic L Nordic L (5:00) 2019 U.S. Open Tennis First Round. (N) SportsCentre (N) SC With Jay and Dan (N) MLB Baseball Sportsnet Central (N) MLB Baseball New York Yankees at Seattle Mariners. Big Bang etalk (N) Seinfeld Seinfeld Seinfeld Seinfeld This Is Us Law & Order: SVU Law & Order: SVU ›› “Mr. & Mrs. Smith” (2005, Action) Brad Pitt. Sex Tape (:20) ›› “Take Me Home Tonight” ››› “Friday Night Lights” (2004) Derek Luke The Middle The Middle The Middle The Middle Frasier Frasier 3’s Comp. 3’s Comp. The Little Couple (N) Outdaughtered The Little Couple The Little Couple Deadliest Catch: On Deck Deadliest Catch (N) Undercover Billionaire Deadliest Catch: On Deck Goldbergs Fresh-Boat Friends Friends Friends Friends Big Bang Big Bang (6:00) “The Westerner” ››› “Home in Indiana” (1944) Walter Brennan. “To Have and Have Not” ›› “Summer Rental” (1985, Comedy) John Candy. ››› “Ghostbusters” (1984, Comedy) Bill Murray. MotoAmerica Rewind Drag Racing NHRA in 30 NHRA in 30 The 10 The 10 Psycho (:20) I Am Patrick Swayze ›› “The Mule” (2018) Clint Eastwood. (6:30) “Zombie at 17” ›› “Life of the Party” (2018) Melissa McCarthy. “Professor Marston” (6:40) ››› “Only the Brave” (2017) Josh Brolin. The Affair On Becoming a God W. Buffett (:25) I Am Richard Pryor Ballers Gemstones Our Boys




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AUTO PARTS Car for sale: 2009 Lincoln MKS. Very good condition fully loaded 48,000km. Phone 306692-2922. For sale. 2009 Ford Ranger extendacab 4x4 air conditioning very nice condition 239,923 km $7500.00. Call 306-3134772 AUTO PARTS MOTOMASTER CAR INTERIOR WARMER. Easy Instillation Slim Compact and lightweight. High low or off heat settings. Built in protection against overheating and has an 8 foot cord. Brand new still in Package asking $35.00 OBO. PLZ. Call 6923061 MOTORBIKES & SNOWMOBILES For sale: One 2006 Snowbear trailer 4 by 8 ft. New take off sides. Wired with lights. Ph 306-972-9172

ded, new rubber, field ready $18,000 OBO. Also, two combine tires mounted on wheels 28L - 26 12 ply diamond tread, like new. Also three - 1650 bushel Westeel grain bins with newer floors and one - 3350 bushel bin. Also, manual cattle headgate and a western riding saddle. Phone 306-690-7227 or 306-693-4321 TOOLS & EQUIPMENT For sale: Many tools & bolts, screws & nails, etc. New plumbing, fittings & water shut off lines. Ph 306-972-9172 Craftsman plate joiner (biscuit

maker for carpenters) Price is $45.00 including $20 worth of biscuits. New condition keith. Pressure washer new condi-

New Electric bike, the Eco Rider, with fatty tires and foldable to put in your trunk. For fun, fresh air and adventure, this is the one. 350 watt gives you lots of power, disc brakes, shimano gears, reaches speeds of 30km/h, lithium battery, easy charge. Set up or in the box, 4 in stock. $1895. Call or text 306 690 5903

Brand New Electric bike, “The Pioneer”, generally suited for ladies. Shimano gears, disc brakes 250 watt. Ride or cruise, tons of fun. New price $1495. Call or text 306 690 5903 TRAILERS 3/4 Ton Truck Box Trailer $600.00. 306-694-8198 For sale 2019 18 ft car hauler trailer 8500 pound winch excellent condition $4000.00. Call 306-313-4772 For sale multi purpose utility trailer has ladder rack locking lids 6x8ft. $1000.00.cLl 306313-4772 FARMS, SUPPLIES & LIVESTOCK For sale: 730 PTO 30’ swather with pickup reel, new knives and guards. Also, 8230 Case IH PTO 30’ swather. Also two swath rollers. Also, 1992 Combine 1680 Case IH with pickup header, AFX Rotor, long sieve, 4200 hours, always shed-

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tion. Price is $110.00 keith. FOR RENT 2 bedroom apt available Sept 1 2019. Stove, fridge, utilities included except power. 780 sq ft. freshly painted $850 per month plus damage deposit for $850 plus references. No parties, pets, smoking. Call 306693-3727 for more info. For Rent: A spacious, bright furnished bedroom on the main level of our home. $650.00 per month. Damage deposit equal to one month’s rent required. Ideal for a single working person, a student or apprentice.  Includes Wi-Fi, use of kitchen (supply own food) shared bathroom and laundry. Use of exercise equipment in family room. Located near schools and bus route. Must be a quiet tenant; no pets allowed; no parties; no smoking indoors. Available immediately. References required. For more information please call 306-692-0836 (Moose Jaw). REAL ESTATE Must sell Moose Jaw Come to

see 1110 9th Ave NW It’s an infill 1999 radiant heat basement, elegant professional quality raised bungalow, fully loaded F/S/W/D, microwave,

dishwasher, jet tubs, gas F.P, Garb, court yard gazebo, new 6’ vinyl fence, 4 car off-street, radiant heat 2 door 10’ high garage workshop, new city sidewalk and pavement, New roofs 2012, Some nice clean furniture may be included. Phone 306-694-0675 or 306684-2827 PRICED TO SELL! This charming 3 bedroom home is in a great neighbourhood located across a beautiful park/green space. It has many beautiful features which give it a ton of character, with tons of updates such as; new patio doors, updated flooring, windows and paint, flooring and upstairs bathroom were also updated, high-efficient furnace, water heater and central air, as well as the shingles on the house and garage. The private backyard is fully fenced and has a custom deck and green space perfect for entertaining and relaxing. A 24x20 double detached garage completes this home! Don’t miss out on this great buy! Call listing agent today to view! 204-293-6856 COMPUTERS & TECHNOLOGY BROTHER HL-2240D Laser Printer in Excellent condition asking $15.00 OBO. PLZ. Call 692-3061. MISCELLANEOUS For sale: 2 propane BBQ one is Burmen & 1 side burner. 1 - Is a 3 burner & no side burner. 306-972-9172 For sale: 4 miniature older cars and 1 older truck flat deck on

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for small areas. Paid $300.00, asking $100.00 or best offer. 306 692 0731 HOUSEHOLD ITEMS For sale: 2 older wooden chairs. 1 high back wooden chair, 1 high back wooden chair rocker. 306-692-1339 *older chairs KING SIZE SATEEN SHEET SET. Comes with 1 Fitted Sheet, 1 Flat Sheet and 2 King Size Pillow Cases. Easy care and wrinkle resistant. Brand new still in package. Paid $39.99 will take $25.00 OBO. PLZ. call 692-3061 Couch, chair and ottoman for sale. Couch folds down into a bed with storage underneath. Ideal for student suite. All in good condition, asking $100 OBO, Pick up only, can’t deliver. Phone 306-692-8517 and leave message OFFICE FUNITURE & EQUIPMENT 4 drawer vertical legal file cabinets for sale (3 available),

good condition only $50. each. Call or text 306 690 5903 5 Drawer lateral file cabinet in good condition, makes great a display shelf. 306-692-1339 VHS MOVIES- Drama, Comedy, Horror, Suspense. Box set of Ghost Stories and Children’s movies mostly animated, asking 50 cents apiece. PLZ. Call 692-3061. 3 way combination stereo Price is $25.00 or best offer. It

is an antique type stereo, about 50 yrs old keith.ecklund@ For Sale Miscellaneous Old Collectibles ie Coco Cola, Various Autographed Items Etc. Boat, Motors and Parts. A lot Of Candles, Flower Vases, Cookbooks, Old Hunting, Fishing Magazines and Catalogues Phone 306-642-3061 Grace quilting frame, with ex-

storage shelfs in garage too. $175. call or text 306 690 5903 44” x 74” x 30” high board room table, Oak veneer, with

adjustable metal legs, good shape, gently used, call or text 306 690 5903, $295 5 drawer lateral file cabinet in good condition. (2 available) $165. each 306 690 5903 FARM PRODUCE BISON MEAT. 30 years expe-

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rience. Moose Jaw delivery available. 306-475-2232 For sale fresh ground beef 2pound packages 3.50$ a pound delivery available call 306 642 8159 LAWN & GARDEN Assorted flower pots - $5 for all 306-681-8749 WANTED Wanted: Garage to rent preferably in downtown area. 306684-0506. Wanted: Downtown rental space for a store. Reasonable cost or will also supply security maintenance, cleaning. Can be boiler licensed and have a excellent recommendations for last 50 years. 306-684-0506. Guns, I am a licensed gun buyer paying cash for unwanted guns, ammunition, and parts in any condition in Moose Jaw and area. Will meet at a location that suits seller. Call or text 306-641-4447 Tractors. I pay cash for tractors up to 50 HP running or not, and 3 point hitch equipment. Call or text 1-306-641-4447 I am looking for a lever or pump 22 rifle, and a smaller 22 bolt action rifle in either 22LR or Magnum. Call or text 1-306641-4447 Free pickup of your unwanted snowblowers, tillers, generators, ice augers, or any other yard and garden equipment, in Moose Jaw and area. Call or text 1-306-641-4447 I am looking for a John Deere LA tractor in any condition, or parts. Call or text 306-6414447 Wanted Hunting and Fishing Items, Good used Class B Van Type Motorhome, Metal Screen Door. Phone 306-642-3061 Wanted: kids metal peddle tractor. 306-640-7149 Looking for a 1940 to 1950 1/2 ton old restoration. 306-6407149 Wanted: Vintage camper trailer. 306-640-7149 SERVICES Dynamic injection service, common rail service, fuel injection repairs, injection pumps, injectors, nozzles and turbo chargers. Call 306868-4849 or 306-205-5624. Avonlea, SK. Email: osirus1@ Website: Mow’s and trim’s, eves cleanings, tree trimming and hauls to the dump. For all your landscaping needs please call triple A yardcare. 306-313-0134. Reasonable rates, seniors discounts and free estimates. Will do general painting & contracting interior & exterior. Free estimates. 30 years experience. Ph 306-972-9172 Will fix & sell Lewis Cattle oilers. Ph 306-972-9172 WORK WANTED Looking for Part Time Work, I have a couple days a week open. I have 35 years cleaning experience including working in office buildings and cleaning after people move out of their homes and suites. I am now

working for seniors in their homes doing all aspects of cleaning and other work such as laundry, cooking, yard work and other odd jobs. Can supply references. If you feel you need a hand PLZ. Give me a call 692-3061 Patti. HELP WANTED Seeking committed, evangelizing Christian business partner. To open up and operate a second-hand/flea market store in Moose Jaw, SK. Male, female or family. Computer/internet knowledge helpful. 684-0506 GARAGE SALES Garage sale: Friday Aug 23 1 to 6pm, Saturday Aug 24 9 to 1pm. 1345 Vaughan St. GARAGE SALE Lots of reasonably priced children’s & women’s clothing (some new), toys, Head tennis racket, household items, books, puzzles, games, DVDs, CDs, large selection of three-ring binders, Henderson Directories ($3 each), National Geographic magazines (145 past issues for $10). Rear garage at 810 Hochelaga St. E., Saturday August 24th, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. COMMUNITY, EVENTS, MEETINGS & OCCASSIONS Cosmo senior citizens’ centre last b.B.Q. Of the season come join us for a terrific time great food and lots of fun thursday, august 22, 2019 5:00p.M.6:00P.M. $10.00/Person call 306-692-6072 for additional information or to secure your ticket Cosmo senior centre maxi bridge tournament saturday, august 24, 2019 games start at 10:00a.M. $15.00(Includes snack & a great lunch please pre-register by calling 306692-6072 Cosmo senior citizens’ centre mini cribbage tournament tuesday, august 27, 2019 games start: 1:00p.M. Cost $5.00(Includes snacks & prizes) call: 306-692-6072 for additional and to pre-register Cosmo senior citizens’ centre military whist tournament friday, august 30, 2019 registration at 9:30a.M.(Please pre-register by calling 306692-6072 games start at 10:00a.M. Teams must consist of 4 players $12.00/Person (includes lunch & prizes) Cosmo senior citizens’ centre steak night fundraiser @ the crushed can, 82 manitoba st., W. Thursday, september 5, 2019, 5:00-9:00 $20.00 For a 8 oz steak dinner tickets are available now and can be purchased from our board members or at our office, 235 3rd ave., N.E. Cosmo senior citizens’ centre 235 3rd ave., N.E., Moose jaw, sk mini canasta tournament friday, september 13, 2019 1:00p.M. $5.00 (Includes snacks & prizes) call 306-6926072 for additional information or to pre-register



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American consumers maintain trends in meat buying practices By Ron Walter - For Agri-Mart Express

Convenience and health interests conEXPRESS tinue to underpin trends in the American retail meat industry, according to the annual Power of Meat trends study. Meal kits introduce consumers to new meat cuts and kinds of meat with 40 per cent having purchased meal kits in the past year. Quality of the meat matters a lot in the decision to buy again. Seventy-one per cent agree that meal kits encourage them to try new meat and poultry items. Convenience-focused meat and poultry saw robust growth in 2018, including value added, 5.1 per cent growth; fully cooked, 2.5 per cent; and frozen, 2.2 per cent. Plant-based meat alternatives are a small but fast-growing market with higher interest in blended plant/meat items. Three-quarters of meat eaters integrate plant-based meat alternatives into their dinner line-up. This segment rings up $878 million in annual sales, up 19 per cent, with sales driven by Generation Z and millennials. Blended plant/meat items, such as mushroom burgers, have a higher and greater cross-population appeal, and can be a bridge to the attributes consumers look for, while keeping meat on the plate. Online grocery shopping grows but online meat purchases lag behind. Thirty-nine per cent of grocery shoppers supplement store visits with online buys with 45 per cent of online shoppers expecting to buy more online. One per cent of shoppers use online as their primary source of groceries. Only 21 per cent have purchased meat or poultry online. Two-thirds of shoppers look for healthy options in their meat and poultry. Traits they seek include lean cuts and protein variety. Three of every 10 shoppers look for claims about the animal and the planet with younger buyers taking keener interest in these claims. Fifty-four per cent of shoppers want to see more grassfed beef in stores with 52 per cent wanting more natural beef and beef free from hormones and antibiotics. Print ad promotions account for 51 per cent of consumers checking for meat and poultry promotions. The annual Power of Meat consumer analysis is compiled by food institutes in the United States.


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Rain hobbles fast progress on Saskatchewan harvest By Ron Walter - For Agri-Mart Express

Rain delayed the first 12 days of harvest in August with Saskatchewan farmers swathing a mere one per cent and combining less than one per cent of the crop. EXPRESS The harvest is quite a way behind the five year average of four per cent combined and five per cent swathed, according to the Saskatchewan Agriculture weekly crop report. One per cent of lentils and three per cent of peas were harvested. One-sixth of winter wheat and one-fifth of all rye had been harvested Rain in this region ranged from a trace to 3.5 inches at Pense, two inches at Briercrest, 2.5 at Limerick and almost two inches at Eyebrow. An area southwest of Moose Jaw has received the most rain in the province since April – nearly 14 inches. Cropland topsoil moisture conditions across the province are good with three per cent surplus, 78 per cent adequate, and two per cent short. Southeast cropland is even better with 13 per cent surplus, 83 per cent adequate three per cent short and one per cent very short. Southwest cropland is drier with 15 per cent short and three per cent very short. Pasture and hay land moisture in the province is one per cent surplus, 84 per cent adequate, 25 per cent short and two per cent very short. Below normal hay yields range from .9 tonnes an acre on alfalfa to one tonne an acre on alfalfa brome. .7 tonnes on prairie hay to 1.8 tonnes for green feed. Irrigated hay yields range from 2.4 tonnes for alfalfa to 3.2 tonnes for green feed.


The reality of Canada 2019 – 2020 As Canadians, this might be of interest to those who may want to know where our money is spent here in Canada. The information received on the internet was factchecked and is accurate. The reality of Canada as we enter 2019 – 2020. Canada, as we know it, will never survive another Trudeau Liberal Government. Here is a short list to remind Canada why we should have never elected a ‘cute’ rich kid who has never really worked in his life: • At the G7 he pledged $400 Million to Education around the world along with another $180 Million to the Global Partnership for Education in Europe. None of it is going to fix our messed-up school systems here at home. Meanwhile education costs are skyrocketing for our students making University and College a - mountain too high for many to climb. • He pledged $241 Million to Family Planning around the world including a $20 Million donation to the Bill and Hillary Clinton Foundation (‘cause they have - integrity!). This all happened while he told Vets that they were asking for too much. • He pledged $2.65 Billion to climate change at the Commonwealth Leaders Summit and now he is trying to bully the provinces into new taxes to pay for this pledge • He pledged $300 Million to the Rohingya Refugee crisis while we have a refugee crisis of our own flooding into the provinces that he won’t address. • He pledged $125 Million to Caribbean Reconstruction while our own infrastructure in cities is falling apart. • He pledged $650 million to Sexual and Reproductive health in Haiti and around the globe wanting safer abortions for women, while many women in our own country - are left without a family doctor. • He has pledged $50 million to Palestine for flood relief when New Brunswick had some of the worst flooding in decades this past spring. • He pledged $840 million to Syria for Humanitarian

Assistance when half the native reserves in our country don’t have clean drinking water. • He gave $10.5 Million to a convicted...CONVICTED terrorist in a back-room deal that has led to another $30.8 Million paid out for three other terrorists who say - they were wrongfully detained.” • And most recently he spent $4.5 Billion on a pipeline that he is unwilling to get built. * Good investment for Canada he said. • Spent over 1.6 million dollars on a trip to India, but to be fair over $17,000 was spent on flying over a celebrity chef to prepare a meal for an official reception. • Spent over $215,000 on a Christmas vacation to the Bahamas to visit the Aga Khan THE ABOVE TOTALS OVER $10 BILLION DOLLARS...and none of it stays in our country. None. Excuse me...except the 4.5-Billion-dollar pipeline that cannot be built. (HIS NEWEST – IT WILL BE BUILT BUT NO DATE HAS BEEN GIVEN. Now, if he is re-elected you can bet it won’t be built…ever…not ever. This is just a vote buyer…and he is not done yet with Canada.) NOTE: On that last item? …....NOPE!! Not even that stays in Canada…The folks he paid, Kinder Morgan, are a huge American Company who were fed up with the screw-ups already foisted upon them by our stupid little spoiled brat rich kid selfie star drama teacher and were going to abandon the project. So the $4.5 billion has already gone south to the USA. His Government has now spent more than any other government at any time in history and this reckless spending has put EVERY Canadian in debt over $8600, remember it is your money he is spending. And he’s not done yet. He’s like the “Energizer Bunny”.... He keeps going and going. We all know he is not that bright, so it makes one wonder who is the puppeteer who is really manipulating the strings that bring this little weasel to life?



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Shane Pollock September 5, 1950 ~ August 11, 2019

It is with heavy hearts that the family announces the sudden passing of their father, brother, uncle and papa, Shane Aldric Pollock. Shane was born on September 5, 1950, in Maple Creek, Saskatchewan and grew up between there, the family ranch in British Columbia and Tenasket, Washington. He joined the U.S Marine Corps at the age of 17 and served in the Vietnam War. Shane met the love of his life, Nadine Gosnell on a blind date in Eastend, Saskatchewan and they were married on October 9, 1976. The two of them started their journey together in Maple Creek. Shane and Nadine loved raising their children and attending many of their sporting events and activities. They also enjoyed gardening, canning and cooking together and according to family they were joined at the hip and shared the same passions. Shane and Nadine’s final home together was in Medicine Hat, Alberta where Shane retired from working as a federal employee. Following Shane’s retirement, he spent many hours with the family dog, Gambit and working as what he liked to call himself, Hector the house boy. He was a compassionate and loving man and was always there to lend a helping hand. Shane was always good for a laugh, even during the tough times. He was a die-hard Roughriders and Maple Leafs fan and you would often find him sporting the color green. In 2012, Shane had to say goodbye to his beloved wife, Nadine far sooner than he ever could have imagined. Following Nadine’s passing, Shane did his very best to continue on living and enjoyed his annual trips to Fort Mohave, Arizona where he met up with friends and family to enjoy the sunshine and escape. He made so many new friends and countless memories and while he was away, his friends and family back home always looked forward to his return in the spring. When Shane returned from Arizona you could find him with his second family at Yukio Kennels which became his home in the summertime. Shane leaves behind his children, Tyson Pollock (Buffy) and Melissa Theoret (Keith) along with his grandchildren, Luka, Jonas, Elina, Zoey, Isabella, Emmett and Leland. Shane also leaves behind his brother’s, Garry Pollock (Marlis), Harley Pollock (Elaine), Joe McDonald (Bernie), Greg McDonald, George Paulsen and step-mother, Merrit Paulsen. He will be missed by so many more including friends, in-laws, and nieces and nephews who loved him. Shane was predeceased by his ER –beautiful 150 wife, Homes Nadine; mother-in-law, Olive MacRae; father–in-law, Doug Gosnell; both of his parents, perBeatrice home or and Alfred Pollock; brother-inMcDonald law, Kevin Gosnell; sister, Shelly McDonald and his EEK brother, Cory Paulsen. Shane will be deeply missed by his family and those who loved him. May he find required. peace in knowing that he is once again walking hand in hand with Nadine. (Condolences may be expressed 00 Homes by visiting our website at Shane will or be silently remembered by his family and per home friends. If friends so desire, memorial donations in R WEEK Shane’s name may be made directly to the charity of one’s choice. Honoured to serve the family is COOK SOUTHLAND Funeral Chapel, 901 - 13 Street S.W., required. Medicine Hat, Alberta. T1A 4V4. Toll free 1-877-5286455. about

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AIKENS, CLIFFORD 13 - SEPTEMBER -1921 09 - AUGUST - 2019 It is with sadness the family of Clifford Aikens announce his passing on August 9, 2019. Clifford graduated from Central Butte High School, Moose Jaw Normal School, University of Saskatchewan and the RCAF Staff College. During WW II, he flew with RAF Coastal Command. After the war, he served for more than 22 years with the RCAF and CAF. After retirement from the military, he worked at the Saskatchewan Technical Institute as an Instructor and Administrator. He was predeceased by his parents Lorne and Gladys Aikens; daughter Aletha Raby; son-in-law Normand Raby; wife Mary; grandson Christopher; brothers Elgin “Lorne” and Glenn and sister Nora Meek. Clifford will be sadly missed by his daughter Glenda; son Donald (Taleathahh); grandson Peter Raby and sister Joyce Jennings. There will be no funeral. A Private Memorial Service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Salvation Army. In living memory of Clifford, a memorial tree planting will be made by JonesParkview Funeral Services. Please see our online book of condolences at and (Obituaries). Dayna Chamberlain - Funeral Director

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John (Jack) Mackenzie Paice (age 96) passed peacefully on Thursday, August 15, 2019 after a brief illness. Dad was pre-deceased by his beloved wife (Beth), and son (Howie), his father (Richard), mother (Mary), step-mother (Vera), brother (George), brother (Jim), and sister (Peggy). He is lovingly remembered by his surviving sons – Gord (Maureen) and Terry (Lynne), his daughter-in-law (Trudy), sister-in-law (Beatrice), sister-in-law (Donna), brother-in-law (Gordon), along with grandchildren Denise (Mike), Rod, Derick (Leita), Jason (Jolene), Tammy (Clay), Chris (Leah), Christina, Melissa, Megan (Marcus) and Jake (Carly), and their families. Dad will also be missed by his other relatives from the Paice, Shaw and Jones families. Dad was born in Whitewood, SK on December 14, 1922. He enlisted in the Army during WWII but was honorably discharged to work the family farm. He married his one true love, Beth Shaw, on October 28, 1944 and they began married life on the farm at Whitewood. In 1957, Dad and Mom took a huge leap of faith and moved their young family to Moose Jaw, SK. Dad worked as a carpenter for various companies until starting his own construction company in 1965. Dad and Mom were a tremendous team, building a successful business together and raising their 3 boys. Many houses and farm buildings in the Moose Jaw area serve as testament to his quality workmanship and unwavering work ethic. After Dad retired in 1984, he and Mom enjoyed travelling to exotic destinations throughout the world, and spent 9 winters in Lake Havasu, Arizona. Dad could sing and yodel and loved to dance. He also loved to play cribbage - playing regularly up until his passing. He and Mom cherished life-long friendships and family above all else. The family extends heartfelt thanks to Dad’s devoted friend and cribbage partner, Bill McCreary, as well as the special staff at West Park Crossing who cared for him with such affection and compassion. There will be no funeral service. Family and friends are invited to a Come-and-Go Tea on Friday, August 23, 2019 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm at Parkview Funeral Chapel (474 Hochelaga St W, Moose Jaw, SK). For those wishing, contributions to the Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan (2550 12 Ave, Regina, SK, S4P 3X1) would be appreciated. In living memory of Jack a memorial tree planting will be made by Jones-Parkview Funeral Services. Please see our online book of condolences at www. or (Obituaries). Kelly Scott, Funeral Director.

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COMING EVENTS Please note that coming events are placed where space is available and that priority is given to local non-profit groups and organizations.

SCRAPS has many adoptable cats. They are vaccinated, spayed and neutered and have tattoo identification. If you have a forever home for one of these superstar kitties, please call SCRAPS cat line at 306.684.9048. THE GOOD FOOD BOX: There is no Good Food Box for the months of July and August. THE MOOSE JAW HOMEGROWN FARMER’S MARKET every Saturday on Langdon Crescent from 8AM - 1PM. Come on out and get all the fresh seasonal veggies, jellies, preserves, baking and other fabulous treats and crafts you need. The Moose Jaw Homegrown Market Weds night markets will be held until Aug 28th, 2019. Located on the 400 block of Langdon Crescent from 5 pm to 8 pm. There will be entertainment, fresh produce, baking, handmade bath products and so much more. Come out to the Moose Jaw Homegrown Weds nights market. AN ADULT (18+) FIREARMS LICENSING COURSE WEEKEND will be held in Moose Jaw on Saturday August 24 and Sunday Aug 25, 2019. The Courses will be conducted at the SOUTH SASKATCHEWAN WILDLIFE ASSOCIATION indoor Range and Learning Centre. Saturday Aug 24 will see a CDN Firearms Safety course (CFSC) conducted. successfull completion of this course enables the applicant to apply for a Canadian Possession and Acquisition License (PAL). This license is applicable for normal rifles and shotguns. Sunday Aug 25 will see a Canadian Restricted Firearms Safety course (CRFSC) conducted for those who wish to have the status of owning and using Restricted Firearms ( Handguns and certain rifles). This course will enable the applicant to apply for a Canadian RPAL. NOTE: One must have successfully completed the CFSC before one can take the Restricted course. For more information on course hours, Registration requirements, Fee payment (120.00 per course). and loaner manual pickup contact Course Coordinator: HW. Horejda 306 693 1324 or Enrolment is limited. BEREAVED PARENTS GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP for Parents who have experienced the death of a Child Next Meeting: Wednesday, August 21, 7:30pm to 9:00 pm-at the Parkview location: 474 Hochelaga St. W. Please enter east doors off of east parking lot. Everyone is Welcome REVERA BENTLEY SUMMER CARNIVAL & HABITAT FOR HUMANITY FUNDRAISER on Thursday, August 22nd from 11am-4pm. $5 BBQ & Buffet/ Music/Prizes/Cotton Candy/Popcorn/Ice Cream, Dunk Tank/ Clowns/50-50/Pie-in-the-face. Everyone welcome. Call to RSVP 306.692.7161. NIGHT GOLF AT LYNBROOK GOLF CLUB on August 24th. Must sign up by August 21st by dropping by or calling the clubhouse at Lynbrook Golf Club @306.692.2838. Front 9 golf starts at 5pm in daylight, followed by a meal ($15pp) and then night golf the back 9. Members golf cost $5 & $10 if you need an LED golf ball. Non-members $35 with cart, plus $10 for golf ball. If a partner is needed call Adele @306.630.4621. There needs to be a minimum of 36 golfers signed up to proceed. Sign up as a team or twosome. G 4 G MEETING Aug 26 (Mon) at 1:30 pm at St Aidan Church . 124 – 1st Ave. N.E. Please use 1st Ave door. New members are welcome. Call 306-693-4496 or 306-693-3848

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for info. SURVIVORS OF SUICIDE Grief Support Group for those who have experienced the death of a Loved One by Suicide Next Meeting: August 28, 7:30pm to 9:00 pm at the Parkview location- 474 Hochelaga St. W. Please enter east doors off of east parking lot. Everyone is Welcome. CARL JORGENSON GOLF TOURNAMENT will be held on September 7-8th at Lynbrook Golf Club. Cost $75 cash or cheque. Register at the Pro Shop to a maximum of 64 players-first come/first serve. FUNG LOY KOK TAOIST TAI CHI OPEN HOUSE on Saturday, September 7th at St. Andrew’s United Church, 60 Athabasca St. E downstairs in Social Hall. Regiser at 306.525.9700 or For more info visits PARKINSON SUPERWALK, Saturday, September 7, 2019, Kinsmen-Wellesley Park, Wakamow Valley, register at noon, 1 km walk at 1:00 pm. For more info, call Sandra 306-692-1252. Register or donate online at GRANDPARENT’S DAY AT THE WDM on Sunday, Sept. 8th from 9am-5pm. Pick up a special selfled activity booklet to start your journey and collect stories and photos filled with nostalgia as you journey back in time through the galleries. Regular Museum admission applies and Free to WDM members. G 4 GRANDMOTHERS HOSTING STEAK SUPPER at The Crushed Can Sept 14 (Sat) from 5 pm – 8 pm. Tickets are $20pp. They can be bought at Zion Church office on Main St until Sept 12. G 4 G will sell tickets Sept 3rd and Sept 9 at the COOP in the afternoon. (Some tickets sold at door.) Proceeds help AIDS Orphans & their caregivers in Africa. Funds schools, food banks, health clinics and more! Part of the Stephen Lewis Foundation a registered charity. . 4TH ANNUAL 5K COLOUR RUN, WALK OR SKIP will be held on Saturday, September 14th at the Kiwanis Pavillion & Skating Oval in Wakamow Valley. Check-in time 9:30am/Opening Ceremonies 10:45am/Run begins 11am. The Moose Jaw Elks will have hotdogs and burgers available for purchase. Registration Fees: Early Bird (ends Aug 31) $30/Fees after Aug 31 $45/Children ages 5-10yrs $15. Register online at and for more information contact Heidi at 306.631.2840 or by email NAFR BRANCH 23 (NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FEDERAL RETIREES) SOCIAL BBQ will be held Sept 15 (Sun.) at 5 pm at the Moose Jaw Legion, 268 High St W. Lower level. There is a ramp & elevator. Hot dogs, hamburgers, salads, dessert. Garlic free menu due to members with allergies. All Members & Guests Must pre-register so they have an idea how much food to have on hand. Members eat Free. Guest cost is $15. Call Barry 306-692-7978 to register by Sept 11. NAFR General meeting will be 7 pm Sept 11 (Wed),2019 at Timothy Eaton Gardens 510 Main St. N. Hope to see you there! New members welcome. SPARKLING SUNSET A DESSERT NIGHT IN SUPPORT OF MAKE – A – WISH SASKATCHEWAN on Friday, September 20th at Temple Gardens. Cocktails 6pm/Supper 7pm/8pm Desserts. Entertainment by Stadacona Soul. PASTA SUPPER WITH JASON CHOW FOR THE MASONIC BUILDING CORP will be held on September 22nd with sittings at 5pm or 6pm at the Masonic Temple, 1755 Main St. N. Pasta & all the fixings, dessert and refreshments. Tickets $20 Adults/$10 Child 6-12 yrs/Free under 5. Deadline for tickets September 10th and available from MBC members – Al Rivers 306.684.1502 or Lynne 306.693.2726. JOURNEY TO HOPE WALK FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION AND AWARENESS SAVE THE DATE: September 28, 2019 at 10am at Jones Chapel 106 Athabasca ST. E. Pledge forms available at journeytohope. . SENIORS’ WEEK TEA AT THE WDM on Saturday, September 28th at 2pm. Reminisce with a program featuring photos and artifacts and take a look back at leisure time, school, transportation, farming and more. Light refreshments. Learn about the monthly WDM Coffee


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Club. The tea included with regular Museum admission: Tea only $5pp. Free for WDM members. ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION – BRANCH 59 MOOSE JAW, 268 High St W: Contact 306-692-5453 Like us on Facebook @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 59 Moose Jaw. VETERANS’ MORNING COFFEE - Monday-Saturday @ 10:00 am MEAT DRAW FUNDRAISER - Saturdays @ 3:00 pm Everyone welcome FOOT CARE CLINIC for Legion Members – August 28th please call for an appointment MEALS-ON-WHEELS – Looking for a co-ordinator & volunteers to deliver meals Sept 30-Oct 5. Please contact the office 306-692-5453 MOOSE JAW & DISTRICT SENIORS’ ASSOCIATION @Timothy Eaton Garden – 101-510 Main St N. For more information or the regular listing of ongoing daily events call 306-694-4223 or mjsenior@ ONGOING PROGRAMS: EVERY WEEKDAY 7:00 am Billiards, Walking track/MONDAY’s: 10:30 Fitness; 1:00 Crib the board game, Painting; 7:00 pm Billiards, Pickleball, Mat Bowling/TUESDAY’s: 10:00 Line Dancing; 1:00 Paper Tole, Painting, Whist, Pickleball, Floor Shuffleboard/WEDNESDAY’s: 10:30 Chen Tai Chi, Fitness; 10:30 Cribbage, Pickleball/THURSDAY’s: 10:00 am Pickleball; 1:00 pm 500 Cards, Paper Quilling; 7:00 pm Billiards, Floor Shuffleboard/FRIDAY’s: 10:00 am Jam Session; 1:00 pm Floor Curling, Kaiser, Nickel Bingo, Floor Shuffleboard, Pickleball COSMO SENIORS’ CENTRE, 235 Third Ave. N.E. For more information call (306) 692-6072. Line Dancing Classes will be available again in the fall at the Cosmo Centre. For more information, call Donna Douglas at 306.692.7365. Last BBQ of the Season on Thursday, August 22nd at 5pm. Cost $10. Maxi Bridge Tournament on Saturday, August 24th at 10am. Cost $15 includes a great lunch & snacks. Mini Cribbage Tournament on Tuesday, August 27th at 1pm. Cost $5 includes prizes and snack. Military Whist Tournament on Friday, August 30th at 10am. Cost $12 includes snacks and a great lunch. Please pre-register. Cosmo Fundraising Steak Night at the Crushed Can on Thursday, September 5th from 5-9pm. Cost $20 for an 8oz Steak Dinner. Tickets available now. Mini Canasta Tournament on Friday, September 14th. Games start at 1pm. Cost $5 includes snacks & prizes. Call 306.692.6072 for more information or to pre-register. Mini Bridge Tournament on Friday, September 20th – Game starts 1pm. Cost $5 includes snacks & prizes. Pre-register by calling 306.692.6072. Social Dance on Saturday, September 21st from 8pmmidnight with music by Dennis Ficor & Son. Tickets $14pp; admission includes lunch. Mini Cribbage Tournament on Tuesday, September 24th – Game starts 1pm. Cost $5 includes snacks & prizes. Call 306.692.6072 for more information or to pre-register. Cosmo Senior Citizens’ Craft & Trade Show will be held on October 26, 2019 – anyone wishing to book a Table please call Eunice Rivers @ 306-692-3460 ARMY NAVY AND AIR FORCE VETERANS, 279 High St. W. Phone 306.693.1656. Anavets Meat Draw held every Saturday afternoon at 4:30 p.m. Everyone Welcome. Garage Sale is August 22nd from 11am to 7pm/August 23rd from 11am to 7pm & August 24th 9am to 1pm. There will be something for everyone and a bake sale. Everyone Welcome! Crib Starts back September 5th @1:30pm Pool is every Thursday night @ 7pm Club Supper - bbq hamburgers, baked beans, salads and dessert on Thursday Aug 29th from 5:30 - 6:30. Cost $15. Tickets must be purchased in advance by Aug 27th, 279 high St. W. 306-692-4412. Everyone Welcome! INFORMED CHOICES PREGNANCY CENTRE is hosting a support group for those who have experienced perinatal (miscarriage and stillbirth) and infant loss every first Wednesday evening of each month at 679 Hall St. W at 7pm. It is open to women and men for sharing, understanding and support as a walk through a grief journey that is unique and often misunderstood. FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES 3395, 561 Home St. W, Moose Jaw. Monday Night Crib 7:00pm Everyone welcome. Wednesday Night Darts 7:30 pm Live Music every Friday and Saturday night ELKS FUNDRAISER MEAT DRAW RAFFLES are held every Friday evening at 5:30 PM in the Legion lounge. There are eight chances to win meat, a teddy bear draw and a 50-50 draw. It’s a great way to start the weekend! Funds raised support Elks projects. LINE DANCING CLASSES on Mondays from 10am to 11:30am in the Community Centre at Church of Our Lady, 566 Vaughn St. Cost $3 per class. Everyone welcome. For more information call Donna Douglas @306.692.7365. THE FUNG LOY KOK TAOIST TAI CHI welcomes anyone interested to come out and try this very gentle form of exercise. There is no restriction of age or gender, all are welcome. Classes are held every Wednesday at 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. AND Saturdays 11 to 12 noon. Classes are held in the Social Hall of St. Andrews United Church. Come out for a class.

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72 Brigham Rd

$599,900 7.83 acres and is on CITY WATER, SEWER & GARBAGE 2200 square feet and has a triple attached garage with in-floor heat home was renovated, 50x100 steel Quonset, 32x52 Wood Quonset, 20x26 Shed and 12x14 Shed all with power! The mature yard is very private and has a large patio, garden area along with grape, pear, apple, Saskatoon and strawberries! All this within 25 minutes of Moose Jaw!

L Shape family room with a beautiful gas fireplace, 2 pc bath, dining room, separate living room, office and kitchen complete with new appliances, covered deck with hot tub professionally landscaped, 4 pc ensuite with heated floors, and a large walk in closet that has laundry facilities right in it! 3 additional bedrooms and a den as well as a 4 pc bath and a 3 pc bath with heated floors!




Modern, Bright and Move-In Ready, spacious open concept that accomodates the kitchen with island large enough for bar seating, dining area and family room main floor 2 bedrooms, full bathroom and spacious back entrance and double car garage, down Large family room, 2 bedrooms and another full bathroom, laundry room with storage, storage room and utility room.

LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION. This Cute Home is a MUST SEE!! Curb Appeal, Amazing & Professionally Landscaped Yard and a HEATED GARAGE (14x26) with a (5x7) work area updated kitchen, formal dining room with French doors leading to the family room, doors leading to the spacious deck and patio area. The 2nd floor has 3 large bedrooms and a full bathroom. The basement is finished.

Barb Laural Hunt

(306) 630-5409

Realtor® Residential, Commercial, Farm and Property Management


1166 Coteau St W

260 Ross St W

ional Conditle Sa

324 Main Street N. Moose Jaw, SK

(306) 631-1161

21 McFadden Ave - Marquis

1229 Hochelaga St W

Brad Bokinac

Juanita Brownlee


306 313-1759

Realtor® Residential, Commercial

1-70 Caribou St E

Realtor® Residential, Commercial

260 Ross St W PART TIME

306-694-4747 324 Main Street N. Moose Jaw, SK

Derek McRitchie


Amber Tangjerd


E.G. (Bub) Hill


Bill McLean


(306) 631-1161 (306) 681-9424 (306) 631-9966 (306) 630-5409 521 Ominica St W



1040 sq ft 3 Bedrooms 2 bath . Developed Lower Level with a second kitchen, Family Room and 2 Dens, 3 Piece BathDouble Detached Garage (24 x 26), Maintenance Free Fencing updates included: New Shingles New Exterior Doors, Main Floor Carpets, some Updated Windows

Barb Carrobourg Residential, Farm PART TIME

2 bathrooms, some updated flooring, spacious single detached garage (approx. 16 x 26) and is set up for a BASEMENT SUITE! extra off street parking space, great for a small RV of trailer. Beautifully Maintained Property in the Palliser Area and has the option off extra income all for a great price!!

Laural Hunt

Residential, Commercial PART TIME

Realtor® Residential, Commercial, Farm and Property Management

$129,900 306-630-3910

Brad Bokinac

Twyla Tondevold


306 631-6895

Realtor® Residential

Freshly renovated property, with gleaming original Hardwood flooring on the main, new carpeting on second floor, freshly painted, newer fixtures and more. Main Floor features a spacious kitchen, large dining area and Living Room Area main. Second Level has 3 good sized bedrooms and full 4piece Bath....Lower Level is partially developed!

Realtor® Residential, Farm


Professionally Landscaped Yard and HEATED GARAGE . The main floor features a updated kitchen, formal dining room wi French doors leading to the family room. Th family room also has doors leading to th spacious deck and patio area. 3 larg bedrooms and a full bathroom ,finishe basement!

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letely updated with all new gr tops, computer anite counter desktop and bu ffet. Both bath all new granite rooms counter tops. All new floor co verings and fre sh paint throug Condo features hout. just under 1400 sunroom. Single sq ft. 4 season car attac

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