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Rural council set to tackle three important issues Thurday's meeting of the Rural Council of Ottawa-Carleton (RCOC) promised to be one highly charged. The focus of the regular monthly meeting was to be the ongoing problems with the New Endangered Species Act and the Clean Waters Act, and how they will affect landowners in the area. The key issue is compensation. Ontario’s Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) has already classified some 3,600 hectares of land in the Stittsville area as wetlands, which limits what can be done on the land and reduces its value — some losses estimated as high as a 75 per cent. “Rural Council is very concerned about the city’s present position on the revised official plan,” said RCOC president Bruce Webster, a Richmond resident working closely with the community association. Two other important items on the agenda are the water issues in Lynwood Park and the forthcoming Communities’ Sustainability Strategy being discussed in a public forum by the Carleton Landowners’ Association. Osgoode Councillor Doug Thompson has confirmed has attendance at the meeting to discuss the problems facing Lynwood. As the elected representative for that city rural ward, Thompson is acutely aware of the difficulties facing the trailerpark residents. Others have taken note as well. Lisa MacLeod, the local MPP, has toured the site with government officials in an effort to find a solution to the ongoing problem. > > > RCOC

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ble and sustainable communities in the rural area.” The organization is planning three separate meetings to "formulate and communicate their vision for a Communities’ Sustainability Strategy. The first of which will take place in the Carp Agricultural Hall on September 18, 2008 at 7 p.m," said its website. Over the summer, the CLA has been organizaing itself to fight back against the contentious Bill 130, planning guest speakers, organizaing discussion panels, and preparing background materials. With those three issues facing the council, Webster expects emotions to be high and the crowd to be involved with the RCOC's discussions and decisions. “We expect to have representation from Lynwood Park and some people in the crowd cheering us on,” said Webster.

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crashing through a second electric fence, where it came to rest in front of the complainant’s house. After traveling roughly 250 metres through a ditch, fences, and a cattle field, at speeds of up to 105 kph, the vehicle, by some miracle, only sustained minor damage to its front driver side tire, rim and quarter panel. The driver did not report any injuries.

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here has been much cultural fanfare about the Beijing Olympics beginning this Friday. The number eight is a symbol for good to the Chinese, so what better date to start them than on the the eighth day of the eighth month in 2008? Let's hope it won't stay with us years from now alongside such other memorable dates like the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, the Nov. 11 Armistice in 1918, which concluded what both U. S. President Woodrow Wilson and literary icon George Orwell both optimistically proclaimed "the war to end war." Well, that didn't exactly work out as hoped. Nor did President George W. Bush proclaiming "Mission Accomplished" in Iraq in what seems, in hindsight and amid escalating violence and casualties, a tad premature for global post-9/11 celebration. The 1960 Rome Olympics are viewed by some as the last "good" and "pure" Olympics. Many ensuing Olympiads have been marred by politics and violence. Black Power salutes on the podium, the slaughter of Israeli competitors, riots and protests by and on behalf of the impoverished, displaced masses forcibly moved to make room for stadiums, murder of almost the entire Israeli team. Some question whether the Olympic spirit and movement are dead. Beijing may shed some light on those questions. Much has also been spoken and written to compare the totalitarian regime in China with Hitler's Nazi regime in Germany, in 1936. History reminds us that Berlin marked the end of the movement for nearly a decade as the Games were cancelled in 1940 and 1944 due to war. Let us hope that the Beijing Games will not be the last for the foreseeable future. Let us pray that Olympic history does not repeat itself.

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A day at the market ENJOYING THE NORTH GOWER FARMERS MARKET: The North Gower Farmers Market was the place to be last Saturday morning for corn day. Dave and Kari Harder and their children Emily, Kellan and Kayla were watching a local vendor work on a pottery wheel.

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ast week marked the departure of our dogged reporter Josh Cohen from our humble newsroom. Josh, as is typical of this business, has found and moved on to greener pastures, likely more money for fewer hours. It's never the pay that draws journalists to community newspapers. It's the challenge, sometimes the outright thrill, of reporting on what's happening, who's doing what to whom, and why any of it matters to our readers. It's not a matter of voting on what we'd like to cover; freedom of the press doesn't extend to the denizens of the newsroom. Josh tackled all topics. He was a master at juggling assignments and rarely drop-

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ping any of them. As I often told him, I have never, in my many decades of journalism, seen anyone work harder. Long hours are a nature of the beast and if you're not prepared for them,

go sell shoes. That was the advice from my first editor. It's still true today. Josh never balked at an assignment, never counted the hours, worked until the job was done, week in and

IN THIS NEWSROOM... week out since our paths first crossed here nearly a year ago. His passion is sports. He and some college friends once ran their own sports newspaper. A game was never an assignment for Josh, it was a way of life, almost a spiritual experience. Whereas most of go to a game and snap a pic, maybe chat briefly with someone and watch a bit of the action, Josh would often plant himself for the duration. I was delighted to read his blow-by-blow, inningby-inning, frame-by-frame account of whatever contest he had most recently set his sights on. His copy often made you feel you were in the bleachers; it was hard not to cheer.

We in the newsroom will miss his good humour and intense mien. Whether he was hurling the verbal jabs or was the butt of them, Josh usually held his own. I'm proud to say there's a lot of laughter in this newsroom, and Josh certainly contributed his share — not always intentionally. He began coming to work scarred, bruised and limping from his exploits on the ball diamond or some other passion. I'm sure we found it more amusing than Josh, but he took the ribbing well. And then he was gone. Out the door. Hobbling to the next assignment. I've enjoyed working with Josh. I'll miss him. I wish him well.

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Josh was equally adept in other fields. He could get people to talk to him and steer him to others who could expand on what they had told him. That was equally true whether he was writing about crime, politics, seniors or youth. It was a rare gift he used well. I believe the best thing he ever wrote was his feature article, adorned by his photos, advising motorists to slow down and move away from emergency vehicles parked on the side of a highway. That story resulted from two police officers being struck by passing vehicles. I don't think running down cops should be an Olympic sport and assigned Josh to look after it. He did.

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it down dear reader, I’ve got some bad news for you. Sorry to tell you this, but we’re breaking up. After one year of covering everything and anything imaginable in your region, I have decided to move on to the dark side, substituting the hectic pace of a newsroom for a government cubicle. Some might say I sold out, especially my journalism colleagues who were taught that the government is our worst enemy. But if going from a sometimes 50-60 hour week to a daily 9-5er is a bad thing, I wonder what they’re going to say about my starting three weeks paid vacation? Okay, okay, I’m not trying to rub it in, but I’m not getting any younger here and it’s time to face some facts about growing up. For those of you who have met me face-to-face, I look

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like I just graduated from college, even high school. Truth is, I’m turning 32 in two months, I just bought a house, a wedding to plan for and a fiancé who wants the 2.5 children within the next two years (eeps). If there was a way to balance my position with the OSW with my personal life, I would gladly make it happen. But to be a reporter for your region, or for community papers in general, it takes an insurmountable amount of dedication, commitment and time. There’s no such thing as missing a beat, and although mistakes happen from time to time, you still have to give it your all out there. Unfortunately for me, as I was building a relationship with you, I was dropping the ball with my fiancé, and when push came to shove, she won the battle. Of all the people in my life, my fiancé truly knows the passion I have inside me for writing, and we spent a great amount of time trying

to figure out some solutions and whether I would be happy moving on. So, as I began writing this final column in my backyard, I asked myself: Did I make the right decision? Absolutely. Am I going to miss writing for the OSW? Definitely. Will the door be open for me if I decide to come back? My managers said it would be, so take some comfort in knowing that I might return one day. Now, I don’t doubt that thousands of you are storming my office in Kemptville

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right now in response to my announcement, surrounding my editor and staff with torches, threatening to burn down the building. But my departure from the OSW will most likely upset one particular anonymous emailer who once wrote: “I look forward to your next edition as my cat needs something to catch his litter granules as he exits his cat box.” Dear e-mailer, I hope you’ll be more compassionate of my successor, Nathan Jahn, who I’ve heard is quite fond of cats. Back to a serious note, I have received hundreds of e-mails and had countless conservations with readers thanking me for the hard and soft news stories in the paper over the year, especially sports articles. I’ll say it again, you’re welcome and it was my absolute pleasure being the face behind you’re community paper. But if anything, it is you who I have to say thank you to, as I wouldn’t be able to

cover your community if you didn’t provide me with tips, ideas and angles to follow. You’re the ones who put me on the right track, and I hope that you’ll continue to e-mail or phone my office with further story suggestions, upcoming events or whatever is on your mind. Now I’m not very good at goodbyes, and it would be impossible to thank everyone who made a difference in my life over the past year. But it would also be incredibly stupid of me not to recognize those of you on my way out who have made a deep impact on me and who will continue to be an important part of the community. In no particular order, they are Bruce Webster, Bob McKinley, Brian Tansley and the rest of the Rural Council of Ottawa Carleton — the real heroes across Ottawa south; Kim Bates for putting Vernon on the map; Kim Saunders and everyone at the Osgoode Youth Association; the crime-fighting Peter

Jeon; Isabelle Geoffrion and the staff at Watson’s Mill; Tyler Cox and his incredibly talented Greely Eagles; and (I’ve got to shorten this up as best as I can) every minor sports association who made me feel like I was a part of their team. To the staff at the Kemptville office, it never felt like we were co-workers, it felt like we were family. To Jason Marshall for giving me an opportunity to write for Metroland. And, most importantly, to my editor, Doug Clark. Your guidance and leadership will never be forgotten, and you took me to new heights as a reporter. You’re an inspiration to all of us at the office, and to future reporters who will be incredibly lucky to have you watching over them. So, this is it OSW readers. I’m dumping you. And, just like my cop-out to other ex-girlfriends — it’s not you, it’s me. But can we still be friends?

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ore than 20 years before becoming a farmwife, I played one on stage. North Grenville District High School’s drama club put on The Farm Show, a play about the characters of rural Goderich, Ont., when I was about 17. I played the role of the overworked but happy farmwife, and delivered her monologue while standing in an upright wringer washing machine. I never dreamed I might one day take on the role of farmwife for real. One of the other mono-

COMMENTARY

CALL THIS HAY?

logues in The Farm Show, if you are not familiar with it, involves a woman attempting to roll a square bale of hay. It is, of course, very difficult to roll a square bale. For the most part, they must be lifted by the twine. On the Fisher Farm, we harvest our hay into large round bales: the kind that can fall off a stack and crush you if you aren’t careful. On more than one occasion, when the Farmer has been otherwise occupied, I have attempted to roll one of

THE ACCIDENTAL FARMWIFE

DIANA FISHER WEEKENDER STAFF these bales all by myself. They weigh about 600 lbs

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and so moving them from one end of the barn to the other is almost impossible for one Farmwife of average weight. My usual technique is to cut the twine and take peels off the round bale with my pitchfork until it is small enough to roll. Anastasia can lift her weight in hay over her head. The Farmer describes my pitiful attempts as “fuzzy forkfuls”. Despite my lack of upper body strength, I am quite pleased with myself for mak-

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ing it through the lambing season last winter without a major allergy attack. I don’t know what happened but, somehow over the course of my last few seasons on the farm, I have become immune to hay. It used to be my worst allergy. Back when I was a teenager, riding the horses on Williams’ farm on Johnston Road, my eyes would puff up until I was peering through slits. I thought I was allergic to the horses: the allergist verified that my worst allergy was, in fact, hay.

I suffered from hay fever every year and actually took allergy shots throughout the season until I married and moved to the city. Still, whenever I returned to Beach Road to visit my parents in the summer, my allergies would flare. During summer visits home from Taiwan in recent years, my allergies would put me out of commission for the better part of the first few days while I adjusted to the pollen count.

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FARMER TOOK A WIFE, THEN WIFE HAD A SNEEZE <<< Allergies From Page 6 Is it possible that I have developed a tolerance to hay due to daily exposure? When I first starting dating my husband, the smell of hay on him would make me sneeze. When we first married, I pictured myself venturing into the barn with a ventilator mask. But as the lambing season

approached, I found myself in the barn, pitching hay alongside my man. Hay dust still makes me sneeze, as it does the Farmer. And if I carry hay in my arms, I start to itch. But I can breathe in the barn and to me at least, that’s a miracle. Now, another miracle that would be most welcome right about now would be five days in a row without rain.

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That is the minimum time required to dry out our fields sufficiently so that we can get our hay off before all of the nutrients are leached out, leaving it almost completely devoid of any value. I can just imagine the looks on the ewes’ faces when I attempt to serve them this hay next February, while they are ensconced in their lambing pens. They are NOT going to be pleased.

Rural Association Partnership Program - Second Round The City of Ottawa is now accepting applications for its 2008 Rural Association Partnership Program. The deadline is 4 p.m., Sept. 12. The funding program has $75,000 to support the rural economy by providing funding for rural business organizations, fairs and farmers markets. Funding is awarded for projects with a defined beginning and end and measurable outcomes. Maximum

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OPL war speaker to show war photos The Ottawa Public Libary (OPL) will also welcomes Stéphane Guevremont to the Main Library, at 7 p.m., Aug. 14. Using wartime photos and rare combat reels, Guevremont examines the 404 Squadron (RCAF) and their tactics against enemy ships. Guevremont holds a B.A in History (McGill) and an M.A. in War Studies (RMC). He is currently completing his doctoral studies at the University of Calgary. He also comments on military affairs on various radio shows. For more information, contact Michael Murphy, co-ordinator, Adult & Readers' Advisory Services, at 613-580-2424, ext. 32115. 235767

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last year, representing hundreds of reported break ins in 2007, according to police statistics. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a lot of reports weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re taking over a preventable crime,â&#x20AC;? Lamarre said. Lamarre, who is the community police officer for Bridlewood and parts of Glen Cairn, wants the city to pass a bylaw that would fine forgetful motorists $25 for leaving their vehicleâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s doors unlocked. He is still in the early stage of preparing a report for city council, researching similar laws and bylaws in Canada. In Quebec, the provinceâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s highway safety code fines motorists $52 for leaving their vehicles unlocked and unsupervised. REACTION Lamarre has spoken to only a few councillors about the lock it and pocket it bylaw, but so far the idea has attracted the interest of Barrhaven Coun. Jan Harder, Cumberland Coun. Rob Jellet and Kanata South Coun. Peggy Feltmate. Feltmate said a bylaw forcing people to lock their

cars on city streets and on public property is a good idea. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It delivers the message that people need to be responsible,â&#x20AC;? she said. Feltmate said she will consider sponsoring a motion for a lock it and pocket it bylaw, once she has received Lamarreâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s report. I will tender an inquiry to police to get their opinion on it, and make sure itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s generally wanted, and then go for it.â&#x20AC;? Stittsville-Kanata West Coun. Shad Qadri said the proposed bylaw is similar to the $80 fine charged by Ottawa police for attending false business alarms. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s basically saying to people you have to take responsibility for your own belongings,â&#x20AC;? he said.â&#x20AC;&#x153;It costs the police some expenses to (investigate vehicle thefts) when the car is left unsupervised,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Somebody has to cover the cost.â&#x20AC;? Enforcement of the bylaw would have to yield to common sense, he added, for instance not penalizing people who leave their cars unlocked due to an emergency.

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Suspicious Incidents July 25 Church St., North Gower: During the early morning hours, a complainant was awoken to the sounds of three males attempting to break into his trailer. The complainant managed to scare off the males, who fled on foot. Break and Enter July 25 Hilltop Road, Manotick: On July 25, police were dispatched to a B&E of a home construction site. Shortly before midnight, a complainant received an alarm call coming from the home. When he arrived at the house he discovered that the basement door had been kicked in. The complainant found nothing missing. Mischief July 24 5 4 9 5 South River Drive, Manotick: Youth continue to trespass onto the Aquatic Club property during off hours. The unknown suspects tossed lawn furniture into the pools and tore up the pool covers. Manotick residents are encouraged to keep an eye on their community pool.

If you happen to be driving by, pop in. Your vehicle lights will scare off any kids that might be in the pool. And, if you are out for an evening stroll, wander by the pools. If you see any kids inside just yell out to them that the pools are closed and that they are trespassing. Also, give OPS a call at 230-6211 and let them know the five “W’s” and the “H.”

land Drive. Manotick: Sometime between 9 p.m. July 20 and 9 p.m. July 24, two kayaks, and one canoe with two oars, were stolen from the complainant’s back lot. The Old Town kayaks are 12-foot in length with one being blue in color and the second being red. The canoe is described as a 14-foot light brown Sports Pal with two black colored oars.

Theft July 25 South Sunset Drive, Manotick: Sometime between the hours of 11 p.m. July 23 and 7 a.m. July 24, unknown suspects entered into the complainant’s unlocked vehicle and stole $10 in change and a gold colored tire pressure gauge. Remember to lock your vehicles at all times.

July 27 Golflinks area, South Barrhaven: Unknown suspects entered into 7 unlocked vehicles during the early morning hours of July 27. Complainants reported having numerous items stolen ranging from spare change to GPS systems.

July 25 Bravar Drive, Manotick: Sometime between 7 p.m. July 25 and 1:30 p.m. July 26, two kayaks were stolen from the complainant’s backyard. The Pungo 100 kayaks are orange in color with black rubber dry hatch compartment covers. The serial numbers for the kayaks are 17355 and 21582. July 25

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Public Notice July 30 The Ottawa Police Service West District Investigators charged an 18-year-old Ottawa man with 15 charges related to the recent thefts from vehicles in the Barrhaven area. The charges include theft, possession of stolen property and fraud. Christopher Maughn appeared in court

Make the right Call The Rideau/Goulbourn Police Centre is located at 1131 Clapp Lane in Manotick and can be reached at 2361222 ext. 2314. The Centre is a “community problemsolving centre” and is responsible for the delivery of the Ottawa Police crime prevention programs. It is important to note that the Manotick CPC is not an emergency response centre and that we do not dispatch cars to complaints or crimes in progress. When these situations arise, it is important to know the numbers to call for an appropriate response: • 911 – for life-threatening emergencies or crimes in progress; • 613-230-6211 – other emergencies, i.e.: suspicious incident or disturbance; • 613-236-1222, ext. 7300 – the O.P.S. call centre, to report a theft, missing person or stolen vehicle; and • 311 – for Bylaw Dispatch Services. Student Bylaw Services for City Parks are now operational. All of these numbers along with other useful information can be found in the red pages at the front of your residential directory.

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With the price of gas why not let your Monkeys go bananas close to home? After all its a jungle out there!

613-258-1800

Prime Rib Every Friday, Saturday & Sunday from 5pm

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Four 42” HDTV’s - SPORTS CHANNEL

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July 28 Dundonald Drive and Kilbirnie Drive, South Barrhaven: Sometime between the hours of 6 p.m. July 25 and 8 a.m. on this day, unknown suspects entered into a house that is under construction, and stole a bathtub valued at $1,000. The house did not have any doors, windows, or locks at the time.

on this day. Even though a person was charged for theft from vehicles in the Barrhaven area, does not mean that you can let down your guard and breath easy. Stay alert and keep your vehicles locked. And, don’t forget to remove your valuables.

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FEATURE

AUGUST 8, 2008 - OTTAWA SOUTH WEEKENDER - PAGE 11

Carnivale Lune Bleue makes its debut

T. ROACH

/ WEEKENDER STAFF

OLD FASHIONED FUN: Carnivale Lune Bleue made its debut at the Kars Fairgrounds last weekend, drawing crowds to the 1930s style carnival. There are three shows guests can enjoy including Cirque Maroc with acrobatics and comedy, Carnival Diablo with sword eaters and strongmen and Tropical Terrors with different snakes from around the world. The carnival also includes a 1938 Allan Herschell Carousel (above left) and a 1917 Ferris Wheel. The performers from Cirque Maroc entertained a large crowd in the big top last Saturday night. The carnival, which also includes a Congress of Wonders Museum, 1930s gourmet cookhouse and a Clairvoyant Caravan will continue until Sept. 6.


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OTTAWA SOUTH WEEKENDER

Ottawa Classifi Classifieds eds TEL: 613-258-3451 • FAX: 613-258-0617

connie.seguin@metroland.com • www.ottawaregionmediagroup.com WEDDINGS

IN MEMORIAMS

FOR SALE

FOR SALE

WEDDINGS & BAPTISMS, Civil or Christian, location of your choice. Also small weddings, weekdays, my home, $100. The Reverend Alan Gallichan. 613726-0400.

O’ROURKE: In loving memory of a dear husband, father and grandfather, Clarence, who passed away August 7, 2003. A silent thought, a secret tear, Keeps His memory ever dear; Time keeps away the edge of grief, But memories turn back every leaf. Sadly missed by all, wife Bev and family.

-USED BOOKS-

NAPOLEON 36” Gas Fireplace in box $1950 installed. Refurbishing 250000BTU 7 year old gas pool heater. $800 Robin’s Country Heating 613-720-3186

LENNOX, RUSSELL, August 9, 1998. 10 years have passed since you left us Dad. We’ll never forget all the good times we had. Love & miss you, Anna, Edy, Debb, Ron, Tim & families.

144 Prescott St. Kemptville, ON 613-258-5509 100,000 BOOKS IN STOCK ABOVE GROUND pool: $995., 27’, great condition, includes Barracuda cleaner, solar blanket/roller and pump. Phone 613-258-0882. ++40+ USED APPLIANCES, most are newer models with energy star certification. Free delivery, one year warranty. Call for prices and details. 613-623-1077

DEATHS

BUDDY WILLIAM SAYEAU Korean War Veteran Resident of Cannington, Ontario, formerly of Toyes Hill. Entered into rest at Port Perry Memorial Hospital on Sunday, July 27, 2008 in his 76th year. Predeceased by his wife Verna (nee Seeley) 2002. Father of Dwayne (Meghan), Glen (Sam), Barb (Jimmy), Donna (John), Debbie (Whitney), Cindy (Dave) and Clark. Brother of Eva Garlough and Jack (Fran). Survived by 15 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren, 1 aunt Eleatha Kirkwood, sister-in-laws Marion Sayeau, Wilda Larabee and Phyllis Holmes and 1 brother-in-law Weldon Seeley, several nieces and nephews and cousins. Predeased by his parents Earl and Margaret (nee Fawcett) Sayeau. Brother Wilis (2006), sons Denzil (2000) and Leroy (2001). Visitation was held at Thorne Funeral Home, Cannington on Wednesday, July 30th, from 2-4 and 7-9pm. The funeral service was held at the chapel on Thursday, July 31 at 11:00 am. Internment will be at Cedar Vale Cemetery, Cannington.

BOAT PACKAGE: Includes fiberglass “flipper” model 14’ boat, 25 HP Johnson motor and Karavan trailer. Boat’s transom needs repair. Excellent for local fishing or cottage $1500 Call 613-258-2691 BUY LOCAL BEEF. No hormones. No antibiotics, lean meat. Freezer orders available, sides, 1/4’s or individual cuts. Also pepperettes, beef jerky and sausages. Delivery available. Phone Rose 613-4483454. GREAT PRICES 36” XDV and 33” XDV Vermont Castings Direct Vent gas fireplaces. Both are demos, mint condition, installed from $2250 Top brand name, save over $1000. Robins 613-720-3186 HOT TUB (SPA) CoversBest Price. Best quality. All shapes and colours. Call 1-866-585-0056. www.thecoverguy.ca

GRADUATIONS

GRADUATION

HOUSES FOR RENT

HUNTER SAFETY/Canadian Firearm Safety COUNTRY SETTING Courses. Held through- in rural Metcalfe/Winout the Valley all year. chester. Three bedOrganize a group, get rooms, 2 bathrooms, your’s free. Gift certifi- finished lower level, cates available, competi- attached garage on 1 tive pricing, Dave Ar- acre, 25 minutes to SWEET CORN, toma- bour, 613-257-7489. Ottawa. www. toes, beans, potatoes, www.valleysportsman Proper tyGuys.com cucumbers. Dentz Or- show.com ID#159080. 613-774chard and Berry Farm 4663 4766 County Rd 16 PETS RR#1 Iroquois. Open Monday to Saturday Glen Cairn 8:00am to 6:00pm. BOARDING. TLC for Discover 69 Laurie Closed Sunday. 613- smaller dogs. My home. Court, a lovely bungalow 652-2397 Retired breeder. $20 daiin a quiet, very private ly. Marg 613-721-1530. location. Strip hardwood floors in living room and SWIMMING POOLS eating area, wood burnREAL ESTATE 16 x 32 inground pool, FOR SALE ing fireplace, central air, complete with pump 2 + 1 bedrooms, 2 bathfilter, 6 foot staircase, rooms, partly finished FOR SALE BY OWNER ladder, maintenance basement. $254,900. Buying and Selling kit, installation and 30” OPEN HOUSE 2-4 pm Property concrete deck, only Sunday, July 27th. Clive PRIVATELY has never $20,498 (taxes includPearce, Broker of been this EASY! ed). Price based on Record, Guidestar RealFind out how at site inspection. Fity Corporation, Brokerwww.propertyplus.ca nancing available. age. 613-226-3018 613-218-8908 Call Pool Builders at 613-889-2757 or 613836-1324. PoolBuildersOttawa.ca

COMMERCIAL STORE front, many possibilities, 1,000 square feet, large bay window. Prescott Street, Kemptville. Phone 613-447-8847.

TWO BEDROOM home in Hallville, $800. per month, utilities extra. References required. Available July. Call 613989-1323.

OFFICE/RETAIL/COMMERCIAL SPACE FOR Rent in Arnprior, corner of Daniel St. and McGonigal St. 1200 sq/ft. Parking, Gas, Heat and A/C. 613-6227931.

TWO STOREY, 3 bedroom house in South Mountain, available Sept. 1, $925. per month plus utilities. Phone 613989-5348 or call Nicole 613-989-2367.

HOUSES FOR RENT KEMPTVILLE, two bedroom, large lot, large garage, front deck, new appliances, quiet street. Available Aug. 1, water included with rent. Evenings 613-838-5688. OXFORD STATION, immediate, 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom bungalow, $1,300. plus utilities, 5 appliances. Phone 613229-9915.

VEHICLES WANTED ASTHMA/ ALLERGIES? Needed: 10-15 People Wanting immediate relief to Field Test a New compact Stateof-the-art home air Purification system. No obligation. 613257-7862.

FIREWOOD DRY FIREWOOD: Cut and split, going fast, call today. Dave Como Logging, 613-258-3987.

LOAD RITE ski doo/boat trailer, 5’ 3” wide, 16’ HUNTING long. For boats 10’ to 15’, $750. Call 613-2694247.3 HUNTER SAFETY Canadian Firearms Course MOBILITY SCOOTER August 22, 23 & 24th at BLOW OUT SALE!! Carp. Wenda Cochran Up to $600.00 off select 613-256-2409. models. Call SILVER CROSS for all your mobility needs. FOR SALE 613-231-3549

WHEEL DEALS Advertise your Vehicle to

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3 BEDROOM APARTMENT for rent in large house set on 1 acred lot in the country. Malakoff Road, N.Gower $980.00/month. Available August 2008, Call 613-489-1484 AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY Carp. One bedroom, in-law suite in luxury country home. 15min to Scotia Place. Big windows, own entrance, garden, washer/dryer, AC, No smoking/pets Suit mature single person. $900/month includes utilities. 613720-3186 COUNTRY RETREAT 1+1 Bedroom apartment; Kanata North. Sunken conversation pit with fireplace. Lots of wood and teracota, deck and carport. Lawn mowing/snow removal and utilities included. Ideal for c o u p l e . $1150.00/month Available immediately. 613-832-2829. TWO BEDROOM apartment available October 1st. Edgetown Apartments, Kemptville. References required. Phone 613-264-8439

*no dealers

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KEMPTVILLE: Prescott Street, one bedroom available August 1st $750 per month inclusive. 613-447-8847

utilities included. Ideal for working person with own transportation who likes animals. Call 613269-2442 and leave a message.

COTTAGES FOR RENT WELCH’S HOUSEKEEPING COTTAGES, Crow Lake. Private road, boat, barbeque, canoe, paddle boat, campfire wood included. Sandy beach, good swimming. 613-267-6874, 613-2792150.

MORTGAGES & LOANS $$MONEY$$ CONSOLIDATE DEBTS, mortgages to 100%, no income, bad credit OK! The Mortgage Centre 1-800-2821169.

MORTGAGES FIRST second, private loans. Pe r s o n a l / bu s i n e s s L.O.C. Credit problems, I have solutions. Private money available. Please contact Jack Ronson, Quinte Mortgage Solutions Belleville. 1866-874-0554

CHILDCARE AVAILABLE

Price includes

My Little Preschool, Licensed Early Learning Centre NOW OPEN

Contact the Classifi Classifieds eds

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JUST RENOVATED RICHMOND Lovely, large, sunny, main floor 1 bedroom apartment. Private, free parking. $800/month. Available Immediately 613-838-4564

TWO BEDROOM apartment in clean, quiet 2 BEDROOM APART- building in Kemptville. MENT. 5 Appliances. Phone 613-229-1653. Air Conditioning. Wheelchair Ramp. Elevator. SHARED Ideal for seniors. ACCOMMODATIONS Available August 1st 613-838-4255. Rent MERRICKVILLE: Coun875/month try home, fully furnished,

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APARTMENTS FOR RENT

APARTMENTS FOR RENT

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IN MEMORIAMS

Book Market

INDUSTRIAL COMMERCIAL SPACE

REAL ESTATE FOR SALE

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We offer full time preschool experience for children, 1.5 – 5 yrs old! Qualified ECE. teachers, Fully equipped Centre, Small group sizes, Developmentally appropriate curriculum... Limited spaces available!

Info: 613-692-0004 • 815 River Rd. www.mylittlepreschool.ca


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ASK ABOUT OUR CLASSIFIED SUPER COMBOS

TUTORING

CERTIFIED MASON; Chimney Repair & Restoration, cultured stone, parging, repointing. Brick, block & stone. Small/big job specialist. Free estimates. Work guaranteed. 613-2500290.

CHIMNEY REPAIR & RESTORATION. Brick & stonework. WorkmanA&M LAWN MAINTE- ship guaranteed. Free NANCE: Lawn Cutting & estimates. Call Jim, 613yard cleaning. Weekly, 291-1228 bi-weekly, free estimate. In business for 5+ years. CRAIG LANDSCAPING Contact Maynard 613- Seeding, sodding, ferti290-0552 or email: lizing, tree trimming, t h o m a s . b e r g e - planting, patio’s, flower ron01@rogers.com beds. General yard & landscaping work. Call A+ DJs TREE SER- Bill or James Craig 613VICE; hedge trimming & 622-0673. fertilizing. Tree removals & pruning. Full service property maintenance. Seniors discounts. Please call 613-721Top of the line PAINTING 0660 for a free estimate.

SERVICES

ADULTS: Improve your French conversation or pass your government exams the fun way! Children: Become bilingual! Drama, Conversation and Homework Help. Fast Forward French ACCOUNTANT/BOOKKEEPER, personal and 613-599-4226 or business tax returns, mc@fastforwardfrench.com corporate tax returns, reasonable rates, computer training, delinquent COURSES tax returns specialist, business setup, Marc WELDING CLASSES (cell) 613 447 8367 Welding made fast & easy. Small evening classes, hands on experience, learn cutting techniques, arc welding, M.I.G., and theory, certificate course, tax deductible. 432-7932.

CHILDCARE AVAILABLE BELLS CORNERS Experienced early childhood educator (E.C.E.) and mother has two spaces for September. 12 months plus and 2 and a half years plus. Monday-Thursday. Call Patti 596-2310 or visit w w w. p a t t i s h o m e d a y care.com MORGAN’S GRANT (22 Palton Avenue) Mother of 4 has full/part timespaces available. Any age. Lots of TLC & healthy snacks. 613297-5310 or 613-5926618.

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

Complete Home Interiors As low as $6500/room

COMING EVENTS

FIRST AID/CPR COURSES Prescott Standard First Aid/Level KANATA PAINTING “C” CPR/AED August RENOS. Contracting 16&17. SFA/Level “C” Commercial/ResidenCPR/AED Re-CertificaNOTICE tial, Custom Home & tion August 24. For inforNew Home Construcmation or to register BE AD- 613-925-7000 tion. Minor Renova- **PLEASE robVISED** There are NO tions, Interior & Exteriwenrg@ripnet.com Robrefunds on Classifi ed or Painting. Drywall in Yandeau Instructor/. Installation & Repairs. Advertising, however we 26 Years Experience. are happy to offer a Call Bruce, 613-298- credit for future Classified Ads, valid for 1 year, PERSONALS 3589. under certain circumSEND A LOAD to the stances. dump cheap. Clean up **RECEIPTS FOR clutter, garage-sale, leftWORD over’s or leaf and yard CLASSIFIED Downtown Oshawa ADS MUST BE REwaste. 613-256-4613 Available for share basis QUESTED AT THE for 2008/09 Season WILL PICK UP & RE- TIME OF AD BOOKMOVE any unwanted ING** Oshawa Generals games cars, trucks, boats, & Concert Events AD COPY snowmobiles, lawn- **WORD Call Fred for details at tractors, snowblowers, TAKEN BY PHONE IS GUARANTEED etc. Cash paid for some. NOT 905-579-4473 ext 2207 Peter, All Purpose FOR ACCURACY. For wording Towing. 613-797-2315, guaranteed please fax your word ad 613-560-9042 or email it to us. www.allpurpose.4-you.ca

General Motors Centre Suite

5 Year Warranty Duct Cleaning

BINGO

15th Year • References

613-822-6917

All Types of Roofing Repairs Welcome 20 years’ experience

Add a service listing

613-591-2431

KANATA LEGION BINGO, Sundays, 1:00pm. 70 Hines Road. For info, 613-592-5417.

HOUSE CLEANING

K A N ATA - H A Z E L D E A N LION’S CLUB BINGO. Dick Brule Community AN INVESTMENT TO Centre, 170 Castlefrank YOUR PEACE OF Road, Kanata. Every MIND. Weekly/bi-week- Monday, 7:00pm. ly/monthly. Call me now LEGION for your free estimate. STITTSVILLE Your house will sparkle. HALL, Main Street, every Wednesday, 6:45p.m. Cindy 613-258-7165

GRANDPARENTS: Bring out the pictures!

ROOFING

Residential Shingle Specialist Quality Workmanship Fully Insured Free Estimates Repairs Welcome Written Guarantee

What grandparent could resist showing off their grandchildren? Imagine the thrill your grandchildren will experience when they see their pictures in the paper! All you have to do is fill out the coupon below and bring it to this newspaper along with good quality photo of your grandchild(ren). What better way to show them how proud you are!

Deadline for Photos: Friday, Aug. 29th Emailed photos accepted

JEFFREY MARTIN 613-838-7859 • martinjeffrey@rogers.com

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DRYWALL PAINTING CERAMIC TILE GENERAL HOME REPAIRS

613-723-5021 handymanconnection.ca

What do YOU need to get done today? *Performed by ECRA/ESA Electrical Contractors

Independently Owned and Locally Operated

PLUS GST. PAYABLE IN ADVANCE

Your picture and message will appear in the Friday, Sept. 5, 2008 classifieds

Kemptville Weekender & Ottawa South Weekender 113 Prescott St., Kemptville • 613-258-3451 CL7978

• CARPENTRY • PLUMBING • KITCHEN & BATH RENOVATIONS • ELECTRICAL*

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EARN EXTRA income! carrier contractors needed for early am newspaper home delivery in kanata and stittsville. 7 days/week. vehicle a $500AUGUST 9 & 10: must. 6138:00am-5:00pm, multi $950+/MONTH. family sale, including fur- 592-9786. niture and a variety of ESTHETICIAN NEEDitems. 152 County Road ED: full time. Must have 44, Kemptville. diploma. No clientele needed. Be able to offer HUGE GARAGE SALE, extraordinary service in Sat., Aug. 9, 8:00am a busy spa environment. -4:00pm, 1350 Meadow Please call (613) 498Drive, Greely. Multiple 0899 or email heavenlyresidences will be selling touchspa@bellnet.ca for gently used children’s a confidential interview. apparel, toys, equipment and much more. FULL TIME worker for tie stall dairy farm. Experience an asset and house available. Phone 613-774-6510. HOUSE CLEANING Company presently seeking supervisor-manager, full-time. Must have car. $11.00/hour + $250/month car allowances. 613-860-0436. Career and franchise opportunities available. MISS TIDY UP looking for responsible cleaning staff. Full & Part-time positions available. Join our Tidy Up Team! Jodi 613-816-8439. Traini n g / Tr a n s p o r t a t i o n provided. MRS. MOP has permanent part-time residential cleaning positions available immediately in the Kanata/Stittsville areas. Very flexible hours, no evening or weekends, no experience necessary, we will train, car required. Please call 613832-4849.

ADULT CARRIERS

Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm • connie.seguin@metroland.com

Child(ren): Grandparent(s) Parent(s): Submitted by: Address: Postal Code: Message:

CARPENTER AND APPRENTICE for commercial door and millwork installation. Own transportation and hand tools. Fax or email resume stating salary expectations to 613-836-2943 or champs120@rog ers.com

Kemptville Saturday, August 9th & Sunday August 10th 9am to 5pm. Estate sale! Everything must go! Contents of house and garage!

AVEZ-VOUS la passion pour la langue française et pour l’enseignement? Êtes-vous dynamique, fiable et flexible? Offrons formation pour: 2 postes, temps plein à Bridlewood 2 postes, temps partiel à Tunney’s Pasture Bilingue avec maîtrise du français écrit et oral. Envoyez C.V. à mc@fastforwardfrench.com

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BUSY AUTOMOTIVE shop requires full-time licensed mechanic. Please contact us at 613-821-2953. You can fax your resume to 613821-4082 or email to osgoodetire@storm.ca

JAMIESON TRAVEL & TOURS: Scotland -Sept, Gaspe -Oct, St. Jacob’s/Toronto Shopping Nov, Branson including Daniel O’Donnell -Nov. 2009 TOURS: Mexico: Mayan Rivera Feb, Alaska Land and Cruise May, Australia/New ZeaCUSTOMER land Oct. 2009 and 2010 SERVICE REP Passion Play in Oberam- To work hands on in mergau Germany! Visit print shop. Call Mark www.jamiesontravel.com 613-831-8855 or or call for a free cata- info@copiexpert.com logue. 613-582-7011 REQUIRED and toll free 1-888-582- DRIVERS FOR WEEKLY NEWS7011. PAPER DELIVERY - reGARAGE SALES liable vehicle required. Call 613-224-3330 ext. YARD SALES 226 for more informa2340 DILWORTH RD tion.

**BE ADVISED THAT NO ONE MAY ASK YOU FOR YOUR SOCIAL INSURANCE NUMBER UNLESS THEY ARE PAYING YOU TAXABLE INCOME OR YOU PAY TAXES TO THEM.

You have the bragging rights in our Grandparents Brag special to coincide with Grandparents Day, September 7, 2008

One Child Two Children Three Children Four or More

HAPPY BIRTHDAY RIDEAU HILL CAMP Our camp is 60 years old and everyone is invited to attend the celebration August 16th 2008 from 7pm until the end of the campfire if you wish. Come share in a wee sample of camp life.

$$$ SECURITY GUARDS $$$ No Experience Needed. Full Training Offered 613-228-2813 www.ironhorsegroup.com

NOTICES

613-697-9713

JM

CUSTOM TOURS of Scotland: Sept 29 - Oct. 8, 2008. Escourted by Art and Dot Jamieson. Fantastic itinerary including the Scottish Highlands and Orkney Islands! Call for details. Jamieson Travel & Tours. Toll free 1-888582-7011, Local 613582-7011. www.jamiesontravel.com

COMING EVENTS

Quality Workmanship Guaranteed Free Estimates Fully Insured

insured & bonded

OSGOODE LEGION Bingo, Main Hall, 3284 Sunstrum St., Osgoode. Every Thursday evening, 7pm sharp.

Exteriors:

C LS ROOFING

Phone

Working hard everyday? Call Beth, I am an experienced housekeeper who’s job it will be to ensure when you arrive home, it is sparkling clean. Laundry on request. Excellent references on demand and even better, reasonably priced. Call Beth 613258-4950.

COMING EVENTS COMING EVENTS

WITH RELIABLE VEHICLE

for Thursday/FridayDelivery of Community Newspapers. Ph #

Sonia Da nie Born: Aug lle Peters ust Grandchild 17, 2002 to Danielle and Ernie Already th Fisher e favourite !

Please call or forward name to: Fred Guy at fred.guy@metroland.com.net CL10791

JOB AT HOME. $487.68 Weekly. Assemble Products, Mail or Computer Work. Free Details. www.TopJobReview.com write CHRJobs: 372 Rideau Street, #916,A15, Ottawa, ON K1N 1G7, 1-807-625-5576

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SERVICES

REGISTRATION OTTAWA GUARDSMEN basketball. Youth houseleague. Boys and girls ages 8-13 Saturday/Sunday mornings September-February at Carleton University. To register email guardsmenbasketball@yahoo.ca

DRYWALL-INSTALLER TAPING & REPAIRS. Framing, electrical, full basements. Installation& stippled ceiling repairs. Installation of decks and minor plumbing repairs. 25 years experience. Workmanship guaranteed. Chris, 613-8395571

BINGO

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Fax: 613-258-0617 email: cseguin@runge.net

CARPENTRY, REPAIRS, REC ROOMS, DECKS, etc. Reasonable rates, 25 years experience. 613-8322540 or 613-299-4335.

HOUSE CLEANING

CL5013

Ph: 613-258-3451

SERVICES

CLAB4349

WORLD CLASS DRUMMER (of Five Man Electrical Band) is now accepting students. Private lessons, limited enrollment, free consultation. Call Steve, 613-831-5029. www.stevehollingworth.ca

FRANCHISE OPPORTUNITY A Buyer’s Choice Home Inspections A “proven” successful marketing system “Exclusive Territories” Now available in Ottawa and Surrounding Areas. Call Mike Smith 416-9864321 Regional Owner www.abuy erschoice.ca

SERVICES

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VIOLIN LESSONS Experienced, friendly, qualified teaching. All ages welcome. Teaching Suzuki, Fiddle, RCM, Playing by Ear and Theory. Kathleen at 613266-5839 or 613-7213526.

FRANCHISES

CL10251

MUSIC/DANCING INSTRUCTION

613-224-3330 ext 225 CL4376


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more buyers with the classifieds With our extensive, organized listings, readers will find your ad easily, so you won’t be climbing the walls looking for buyers.

WANT out of your office job? CEO income. Work from home. Wendy 1-800-801-8948

OZZIE’S PIZZA 5657 Osgoode Main hiring experienced kitchen staff. 25-35 hrs/week. Salary $9-14 based on experience. Contact Dennis 613-826-2996 or drop resume at Ozzie’s between 3-9pm.

Technical Support for Electronic Component Inventory Good knowledge of electronic components is required. Technician/Technologist background is preferred. Fax: 613836-7488, e-mail: marg@absopulse.com

CAREERS

Executive Assistant

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Ask about our Classified Super Combos & Save!

Do you possess superior organizational skills, with attention to detail? Do you enjoy being challenged and working in a fast-paced environment? Do you have strong communication skills and advanced knowledge in Word, Excel and PowerPoint? Our Kanata office is hiring an Executive Assistant. Be part of our dynamic organization! For further details and to apply, please visit our website at

www.cwcembedded.com

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CAREERS

SECURITY GUARDS NEEDED IMMEDIATELY No experience required. Variety of positions and shifts. Call 613-829-5555

Asten Johnson serves the paper industry as a manufacturer of paper machine clothing. We are now seeking skilled people for our Kanata plant.

TERRACE YOUTH Residential Services Inc. is seeking a Database Input Worker. Candidate would be responsible for managing the database, entering info, resolving issues, and answering questions regarding the database. This is an entry level position. Part Time Contract to start mid August 2008 until June 2009. Knowledge of the social service field is considered an asset. Criminal Record Check is required, must have own transportation. Resume can be emailed to tpapineau@terraceyouth. ca

Production Associate • High School Diploma • Prior manufacturing experience • Strong manual dexterity • Basic computer knowledge • Possess mechanical/technical aptitude • Positive attitude, good interpersonal skills & work habits • Ability to work shift-work and all shifts (24/7 plant)

Guest Services Representative (Part-Time) – Kanata, ON Tundra Semiconductor Corporation is the global leader in System Interconnect providing world-class customer support, leading-edge semiconductor solutions and design services to the world’s foremost communications, networking, storage system and information technology vendors. Position Summary: This is a part-time, front line support position (Approximately 8 hours/week). In this role, you will also augment the existing team by helping to provide coverage during vacation and/or sick leave. The Guest Services Representative greets guests and handles all incoming calls to the company switchboard.

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To Apply: Fax or e-mail your resume to Human Resources at 613-592-9358 or hr.kanata@astenjohnson.com

We appreciate all expressed interest in this position. Only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

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