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>GSS Eagles soar to DSBN Tier 2 football championship, Pg 9 > Frasers go in Triathlon Hall of Fame Pg. 6 > Lincoln launches historic plaque program Pg. 12 > Fantasy of Trees launches Fri. Pg. 19 Thursday, November 23, 2017 Vol. 6 Issue 29

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A tree lighting ceremony will be hosted at the Fleming Centre Saturday from 5-8 p.m. in Beamsville. The tree lighting will be at 5:15 p.m., with free skating, face painting, crafts, hot chocolate and cider available up to 8 p.m. Donations will be accepted for Community Care and Welland and District Humane Society.

Grimsby kicks off holiday season

Grimsby’s downtown core will be buzzing with a host of events over the next month, starting with a Tree Lighting ceremony at Grimsby Museum Friday, Nov. 24, at 6 p.m. Also at the museum this week will be a craft market Saturday and Sunday, as well as the Fantasy of Trees, which starts Friday night.

Elcho United hosts bazaar

Country Music Night is set for Saturday, Nov. 25, 7:30 pm, at Smithville Presbyterian Church (143 St. Catharines St.) David Wilton and Stephanie Deshane will perform. $12.50 adults, $7 for children (12 and under). For tickets, call 905-957-2297.

Finishing touches

Poultryfest volunteers put the finishing touches on their Smithvile Santa Claus Parade float one last time as the organization announced last month 2018 would be its last. On hand were: Back - Jim Koornneef, Leah Devries and Mike Dalgleish with (front) Steve Ecker, Henry

Swierenga and Steve Vooys. The Smithville Parade starts at 2 p.m. from the arena, work its way downtown along Hwy. 20 and make a right onto Griffin. A host of activities are planned for the day. Check Page 15 for details.Williscraft - Photo

Grimsby transit pilot nudged to 2019 By Mike Williscraft NewsNow While some Grimsby aldermen pushed to have a pilot transit program included in 2018 budget considerations, others simply asked the question, “How?”. No matter where the potential expediture goes, something will have to give, said Mayor Bob Bentley.

Whether is it 2018 or 2020, as Ald. Nick DiFlavio suggested, Bentley said inserting a transit program will bump another item out. Ultimately, council opted to pass the recommended motion to leave transit for “consideration” in the 2019 budget. “It is not going to cover itself (costwise),” said Bentley. While Aldermen Joanne Johnston

and Michelle Seaborn spoke in favour of keeping the initiative in the 2018 budget mix, others were not as keen. DiFlavio went so far as to say 2018 would be premature and would lead to a false study result which would show a transit system was not needed. “I think 2019 is premature,” said DiFlavio, adding Town of Lincoln’s decision

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News Now • Thursday, November 23, 2017 • Page 3 til areas like Winston Road have filled in would give a more true picture. Bentley said even if council pushed immediately, he did not

think they could be ready for 2018, adding if the project was pushed too early ahead of proper information gathering to allow for informed

decision making - it could doom a transit program in the future. “We need to nail it down first,” said Bentley. A long list of ques-

tions linger after the transit study was presented Monday, namely, route issues, ridership and cost projections and more.

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NEW YEAR’S EVE WITH THE BEATLES An important update on the latest announcement from the Federal Government on the new mortgage qualifier “Stress Test” As of January 1st, 2018, all mortgage applications will be subject to some form of “Stress Test” qualifier; • All new insured mortgage applications will continue to be qualified at the Bank of Canada Benchmark rate (4.99% as of October 30, 2017, subject to change without notice), and a 25-year amortization;

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West Niagara service clubs, organizations and non-profit groups are welcome to submit meeting dates, fundraising information and invitations to the public in News Now’s Around Town feature. This service is provided free of charge and is done on a space availability basis.

Grimsby Legion Branch – 127 CATCH THE ACE - every Thursday. Tickets sold 6:30 - 8:30 pm - Draw at 9:00 pm. Food available - Everyone welcome. Next draw Nov. 23, 2017 - jackpot $4369.50 Library Pen Pals – Nov 23 from 6:30PM to 7:30PM at Caistorville branch of West Lincoln Public Library away the electronics for an hour & practice your writing skills! Registration is required. $2 for the Autumn session. Therapy Tails @ the Library – Nov 24 from 6PM to 7PM at Smithville branch of West Lincoln Public Library. Timid about reading aloud? Kids, drop in, read and spend time with a real furry friend! Legion Br. 393 Smithville – Nov. 2017 Events. Mon. Fri. Free Pool 2-5 pm, Mon. Cribbage 2-4 pm, Thurs. Euchre 2-4 pm, Thurs. 23rd BINGO 6 pm, Fri. 24th Progressive Euchre 7 pm, Turkey Raffle 6.30 pm, Sunday

26th, Monthly Breakfast (8-Noon). Candy Bar Bingo (Kids & Adults) Sat. 25th 10 am – 11 am. Ice available $2.00 ea. - 905-957-3935. West Lincoln Community Care – Christmas Program. We need your help to provide a Merry Christmas to those in need. Please call us today if you would like to sponsor a family or individual, donate hamper items, or make a monetary donation. Our number is 905 957 5882. Rotary Club Fantasy Of Trees – Nov 24 to Dec 10. Open each day at 12 pm, closed Mondays. Over 50 decorated trees and wreaths. Free admission. Win trees and other items. Proceeds from raffle supports local charities. Great community event in its 18th year. www.fantasyoftrees.ca Musings From The Bench – Nov 24 & 25 at 7:30 PM, Nov 26 at 2 PM. A comedy written and directed by John Ripley. Members $12,

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non-members $15. Livingston Activity Centre, 18 Livingston Ave. Grimsby. Tickets Phone 905-9453556/905-309-2075 Country Music Night – Nov. 25 at 7:30pm, at Smithville Presbyterian Church (143 St. Catharines Street) Entertainment David Wilton, and Stephanie Deshane. $12.50 for adults, and $7 for children. (12 and under) Info: 905 957 2297, or 905 520 5728 St. John’s Presbyterian Church, Grimsby. Bake Sale - only Nov 25, 10am to 12 PM. stock up early for Christmas. LEGO @ the Library - Nov 25 from 10AM and 12PM at Smithville branch of West Lincoln Public Library. Come & get creative with LEGO at the library! St. Helen’s Annual Christmas Bazaar – Nov. 25, 9AM-2PM. Find your unique Christmas Treasures & more. Handbags, jewellery. Unique crafts bake sale. St. Helen’s Great Hall, 4106 Mountain St., Beamsvillle. 905-562-7427, sthelenfundraiser@gmail.com 27th Annual Christmas in the Village Santa Claus Parade – Nov.25, Starting at 2 pm. The route is along Highway 20, Griffin Street and then Canborough Street to Smithville Road. For more information about the parade please contact Dave Willis at (905) 957-7577. The Best Kept Secret in Town – Nov 25, 9AM – 3PM. Natural Abilities 17th annual Christmas Open House. Unique gifts for everyone. Presented by Community

Living, Grimsby, Lincoln and West Lincoln. 197 Griffin Street, Smithville. Annual Craft & Bake Sale Nov. 25 9 AM to 1 PM. St. Luke’s Anglican Church, 216 Station St. Hot dogs, hamburgers or back bacon on a bun. Christmas puddings & baking available. For more info call Bev at 905-957-8258. Santa Claus parade following in the downtown at 2 pm. St. Helen Church Christmas Bazaar – Nov. 25, 9 am to 2 pm, Great Hall (church basement) at 4106 Mountain St, Beamsville. One stop for Christmas shopping. Bake sale and plant sale. Local artisans and crafters. For info email sthelenfundraiser@ gmail.com Last Chance Bazaar – Nov. 25-26, 10 am – 3 pm at Blessed Trinity High School, 145 Livingston Ave. in Grimsby. The event is in support of Blessed Trinity Catholic Music Program. Lots of vendors, a silent auction and food trucks. Interested vendors please contact Marlene at (905) 317-1631. Skate With Nate – Nov. 26, 1 – 3 PM. A public event in support of The Hospital for Sick Children. All proceeds going to the Sick Kids Holiday Toy Drive. We will be collecting new unwrapped toys or gift cards for patients or their family. Grimsby Peach King Centre, 162 Livingston Ave., Grimsby. Community Hymn Sing Nov. 26, 7 pm. Mountainview CRC focussing on Advent

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Frasers enter triathlon Hall of Fame The husband and wife team of Graham and Sue Fraser have been inducted into Triathlon Canada’s Hall of Fame. The Fraser name has been synonymous with triathlon and athletics in general for more than 30 years when they started the Christies Dairy Niagara Triathlon back in the mid-1980s. The couple were inducted in the Builder category during a ceremony held in Caledon on Nov. 11. “The names Graham and Susan Fraser are synonymous with triathlon in Canada, and deserve to be recognized amongst the greatest athletes, coaches and administrators in this country,” said Les Pereira, president, Triathlon Canada. “Sport simply does not evolve without innovative and passionate leaders like Graham and Susan. They have done some heavy lifting for our sport not only in Canada, but around the world, so we are very pleased to give them the recognition they deserve.” The Frasers’ first event in Grimsby had a little over 300 participants and their efforts grew to include

Graham and Sue Fraser at the Hall of Fame induction ceremony. (Photo courtesy of Barrie Shepley) founding Ironman North America and leading bids for international competitions. In 1987, a five-race triathlon series, which included the final event being broadcast on CTV Sports. Since then, they have hosted more than 100 televised events. “This is a huge surprise and tremendous honour to have the opportunity to be recognized in front of so many special friends who we share many

wonderful memories with,” said Graham Fraser, who has also competed in 300 triathlons himself. “It was very special for Susan and I to be inducted together. We have met so many incredible people over the years. We always had so much support of Canadians, no matter what the situation and circumstance was, wherever we were in the world, and that is something I’m most proud of.”

The accomplishments of those individuals inducted into the Triathlon Canada Hall of Fame are considered exemplary and superior to the contributions and achievements of the majority of individuals within their field. The Athletes and Builders inducted into Triathlon Canada’s Hall of Fame represent the history and achievements of the sport of triathlon in Canada.

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Lincoln historic plaque program to be unveiled Lincoln has a long and storied agricultural past and Friends of Lincoln’s History want to tell it. To do that, the organization will unveil a series of historic plaques which have been researched, designed and created to highlight the stories behind some of the area’s most storied locales. “The idea for these plaques came from our association to the Niagara North Federation of Agriculture and the fact that the Town calls us a centre of agricultural excellence,” said Ruth Smith, a well known Lincoln historian and one of the volunteers who worked on the program. “So we decided to make people aware of

our agricultural background, the businesses involved, and how some of farms evolved from being mixed farming in the 1800s.” With that, the idea of a historic plaque program was born. The 17 initial plaques will be unveiled during a program launch Thursday night, Nov. 23, at Twenty Valley Golf and Country Club. “Basket and canning factories, pick-yourown operations and the first greenhouse operation are all depicted as well as a host of others,” Mary Lou Garr, who also assisted with the program. The plaques were made possible thanks to a grant from the NNFA. “It will surprise many

Beamsville basket factory sat where Beamsville Medical Centre is today. people when they discover where some of these were in the 1800s or 1900s,” said Smith, adding a brochure has

been created to allow people to find and tour all the sites. “We have tried to encompass the whole

A sample of the new plaques created. Town because, yes, the Town of Lincoln

was a farming area and still is.”

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Back 10 Cellars Di Profio Wines Fogolar Wines Ridge Road Estate Winery Ridgepoint Wines 3 for 1 Glasses - Upper James 3M Abstrakt Décor Al’s Lube Service Animal Hospital of Stoney Creek Armstrong Family Backyard Barrel Company Barefoot Travel Beamsville Massage Therapy & Wellness Brock Ford Buckner’s Source for Sports Canadian Tire Welland Ave., St. Catharines Chicken Farmers of Ontario Community Transport Group Creative Travel Tours Daryl Pyett Holdings Inc. David J. Murphy, RBC Investments Dhinsa Family doTERRA - Cassie McNiven Dr. Dan Dimtsis

E.D. Smith Foods Ltd. Edgewater Manor EFKO EnergyLab Gardiner Family Chiropractic Grimsby Animal Hospital Hamilton Bulldogs Foundation Hannus Family Jane O’Hagan Jasmine T John W. Tutecky Jordan Poultry Services Limited Joyner Family Kingsman Wealth Management Group Inc. Lawson Family Leonard Family Lids Lincoln Flooring & Design MacDonnell Family Machinery Masters Inc. Machinery Warehouse Inc. Marz Homes Melaina Gava Mrs. Eb Quist National Concrete & Accessories Nav Canada New Life Chiropractic NewsNow Niagara Elite Wellness Spa

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30 teams raised money through pledges and sponsorship and participated in this year’s event, it was our best ever. The event ran Sat. and Sun. Nov. 4th and 5th. Over $20,000 was raised. Thank you to the members of the Grimsby Curling Club for providing us with their facility for the 28th year. So many kids in our community have been helped because of the generosity of our great partner, the Grimsby Curling Club. The many Sponsors that provided us with donations and prizes that we auctioned and raffled over the weekend. The Grimsby Firefighters Charlie Bee Honey DJB Grimsby Manulife Financial Our Centre Fostering Zwart Systems Lincoln Chamber of Commerce Acushnet Canada Invesco Doug and Janice Nielsen Dr. Joes Judge and Jester Danny Shitley CI Investments Jordan Engineering

Handling Specialty Meridian Southcott Davoli NRB Grimsby Legion Twenty Valley Golf Club GBF Mountain Automotive Winona Men’s Club Joanne Johnston Erion BMO Global Assets Beamsville Lions SEI Investments Wills Chevrolet Buick

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The raffle Winners were: 1st prize Bag of Booze - Erion Insurance, Sunday Draw 1 2nd Prize Sabre Tickets - Dr Joe, Sunday Draw 1 3rd Prize Blue Jay Family - Phil Jones Sunday Draw 11 Best Dressed Team - Erion Largest fundraising team - DJB Thank you to the Volunteers, Bruce Bond our Auctioneer, The Pipers from Grimsby 62nd Phantom Air Cadets. www.bigbroththersbigsisters.ca/glwl Have a look at some great pictures.


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Grimsby Secondary School Eagles took the DSBN Tier 2 football championship Friday with a 14-7 win over Eden. Team members are: Nate Joyner, Lucas Clarkson, Seth Rozon, Andrew Melo, Mason Thiele, Justin Defaria. Wyatt Cheberinoff, Scott Hopkins, Austin Gibson, Pablo Villanueva, Connor Craftchick, Liam Wylie, Cole Abernot, Josiah Cutruzzola, Brady Beijas, Jim Welesguerra, Jack Gagliardo, Mike Killins, Kole Mellor, Brayden Doucette, Connor Nokes, Ryan Neudorf, Spencer Gillies, Liam Bogucki, Evan Vanderheiden, Gavin Mcintyre, Griffin Rohner, Bryce Moody, Josh Keizer, Jordan Hvosda, Chris Long, Roman Demkiwo, Ryan Kajaste, Adam Cameron, Marcus Tuck. Head coach, Zack Silverthorne; defensive coordinator, Chris Freure; offensive coordinator, Dave Thiessen; special teams, Greg Aloian, and, assistant coaches, Chris Hvosda and Kyle Erskine.

GSS Eagles soar to Tier 2 football title It’s long way from a pre-season hope of one single victory to a football title, but that is exactly what the Grimsby Secondary School Eagles were able to achieve. The Eagles held off Eden last Friday to take the DSBN Tier 2 football championship 14-7. “Weather was a huge factor,” said coach Zac Silverthorne. “It was super windy. We had rain and sleet at the end.” With a fumble leading to an Eden touchdown, GSS needed one-yard TD run from Nate Joyner to tie things up. In the third quarter, with the wind, Joyner chucked a 30 yard TD to Mike Killins to put the Eagles ahead. “In the fourth Eden had the wind and it was ‘hang on for dear life’,” said Silverthorne. “Time never moved so slow.” At wire, it was a

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change, and buyers know that • Kitschy renovations, such as 1950s diner tiles, may appeal to only a select number of people. Neutral renovations are better if resale is the goal. • Many real estate experts warn against converting a bedroom into anything other than a bedroom - even for the purposes of a home office. Such conversions can immediately devalue a property. The same can be said about combining two small bedrooms into one larger space. Homeowners should investigate potential renovations before committing the time and money to something that may offer little value at resale.

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Save energy this winter Conserving energy is not just an ecofriendly endeavor, but a potentially lucrative one as well. Homeowners and apartment dwellers alike who attempt to conserve energy may do so to promote the long-term health of the planet, but such efforts also greatly reduce energy bills. Thanks to air conditioning systems, energy bills might spike in summer. But winter utility bills also can be costly, especially in homes that have not been winterized or audited to ensure energy is not being wasted. Winterizing a home involves taking steps to conserve resources and save a little money along the way. WINDOWS A home’s windows can be a great place to start when winterizing a home. If the residents of a home feel cold when sitting near certain windows even though the windows are closed, the windows likely have drafts. Feel around the edges of the window and frame to determine if any cold air is coming in. If so, seal the leaks immediately. WATER HEATER Heating water accounts for! roughly 18 per cent of! the energy consumed! in a typical ! home. Setting water heater temperatures ! to 120 F will ! save energy and money while ! still providing plenty ! of warm water.

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Manor open for holidays

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5:15pm Christmas Tree Lighting 5:30pm Free skate, face painting, to 8pm kids crafts, and hot chocolate and hot apple cider

Jess Linzel, Nelles Manor tour guide coordinator, gets the manor ready.

Santa is in town! Get your picture for free with the jolly old fella!

Donations welcome! Non-perishable food items and toys for Community Care of West Niagara. For our furry friends, items for Welland & District Humane Society. Financial Advisor 8-510 North Service Rd Grimsby, ON L2M 0C9 905-945-5479 john_darch@cooperators.ca www.cooperators.ca/John-Darch-Insurance

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Nelles Manor is all dressed up and is some place to go. Weekends of Dec. 2-3 and 9-10, the manor - which is decorated as it would have looked on Christmas morning 1867 - is open for visits from 1-4 p.m. Also, Dec. 27-29, a special event geared to kids - with games and crafts - is planned in the kitchen following tours. Admission is $10 for children (3-14); adults $15, Family $30. Canned good donations for GBF accepted.


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This offer may not be redeemed for cash and may not be combined with certain other consumer incentives. Certain limitations or conditions apply. Void where prohibited. See your GM Canada dealer for details. GM Canada reserves the right to amend or terminate offers for any reason in whole or in part at any time without prior notice. Void where prohibited. See dealer for details. GM Card Legal: Regular GM Card Application Bonus Offer applies to individuals who apply for a Scotiabank® GM® Visa* Card (GM Card) or current Scotiabank® GM® Visa* Cardholders. Credit valid towards the retail purchase or lease of one eligible 2017 or 2018 model year (“MY”) GMC delivered in Canada between November 1st and 30th, 2017. Credit is a manufacturer to consumer incentive (tax inclusive) and credit value depends on model purchased: $500 credit available on: 2018 MY Terrain; $750 credit available on: GMC Acadia, Canyon (excluding 2SA model), 2017 MY Terrain; $1,000 credit available on: GMC Sierra LD, Sierra HD, Yukon and Yukon XL. Offer is transferable to a family member living within the same household (proof of address required). As part of the transaction, dealer may request documentation and contact General Motors of Canada Company (GM Canada) to verify eligibility. This offer may not be redeemed for cash and may not be combined with certain other consumer incentives. Certain limitations or conditions apply. Void where prohibited. See your GM Canada dealer for details. GM Canada reserves the right to amend or terminate offers for any reason in whole or in part at any time without prior notice. 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Credit is a manufacturer to consumer incentive (tax inclusive) and credit value depends on model purchased: $1,000 credit available on: GMC 2018 MY Terrain; $1,500 credit available on: GMC 2017 MY Terrain, Acadia, Canyon (except 2SA), Savana, Sierra LD, Sierra HD, Yukon and Yukon XL. Offer is transferable to a family member living within the same household (proof of address required). As part of the transaction, dealer may request documentation and contact General Motors of Canada Company (GM Canada) to verify eligibility. This offer may not be redeemed for cash and may not be combined with certain other consumer incentives. Certain limitations or conditions apply. Void where prohibited. See your GM Canada dealer for details. GM Canada reserves the right to amend or terminate offers for any reason in whole or in part at any time without prior notice. (Finance) Eligible 2017 GMC Sierra Double Cab Kodiak Edition Offer available to qualified retail customers in Canada for vehicles financed and from between November 1 to November 30, 2017. Financing provided, on approved credit, by TD Auto Finance Services, Scotiabank® or RBC Royal Bank. Participating lenders are subject to change. Rates from other lenders will vary. Representative finance example based on a new 2017 GMC Sierra 1500 Double Cab Kodiak Edition. Suggested retail price is $35,270. $3,500 down payment or equivalent trade-in required. $35,270 financed at 0% nominal rate equals $378 per month for 84 months. Total Value consists of $7,350 manufacturer-to-dealer (tax exclusive) delivery credit, $500 OPD Credit, $500 manufacturer-to-dealer Black Friday Bonus (tax exclusive) and $1000 manufacturer-to-consumer GM Card Application Bonus (offer applies to individuals who apply for a Scotiabank GM Visa Card [GM Card] or current GM Card cardholders) (tax inclusive) Cost of borrowing is $0 for a total obligation of $37,946. Taxes, $1,700 freight and PDI, $100 air conditioning charge (where applicable), PPSA, license, insurance, registration and applicable fees, levies and duties (all of which may vary by region and dealer) are extra. Dealers are free to set individual prices. Limited time financing offer which may not be combined with certain other offers. GM Canada may modify, extend or terminate offers in whole or in part at any time without notice. Conditions and limitations apply. See dealer for details. ®Registered trademark of The Bank of Nova Scotia. RBC and Royal Bank are registered trademarks of Royal Bank of Canada. (Finance) Eligible 2017 Canyon: Lease based on suggested retail price of $25,135, includes $750 manufacturer-to-consumer GM Card Application Bonus (offer applies to individuals who apply for a Scotiabank GM Visa Card [GM Card] or current GM Card cardholders) (tax inclusive) and a manufacturer-to-dealer $500 Black Friday Bonus (tax exclusive) towards the retail cash purchase, finance or lease for an eligible new 2017 GMC Canyon at participating dealers 0% interest rate purchase financing for up to 84 months on approved credit to qualified retail customers by GM Financial. $0 down payment is required. Total obligation is $18,654, plus applicable taxes. Taxes, license, insurance, registration and applicable fees, levies, duties and, except in Quebec, dealer fees (all of which may vary by dealer and region) are extra. Option to purchase at lease end is $17,381. See dealer for details. Discounts vary by model. Dealer may sell for less. Limited time offer which may not be combined with certain other offers. General Motors of Canada Company may modify, extend or terminate offers in whole or in part at any time without notice. Conditions and limitations apply. Offers may not be redeemed for cash and may not combined with certain other consumer incentives. ®Registered trademark of The Bank of Nova Scotia (Lease) Eligible 2017 GMC Acadia SLE-1 AWD: Lease based on suggested retail price of $39,695, includes $750 manufacturer-to-consumer GM Card Application Bonus (offer applies to individuals who apply for a Scotiabank GM Visa Card [GM Card] or current GM Card cardholders) (tax inclusive) and a manufacturer-to-dealer $500 Black Friday Bonus (tax exclusive) towards the retail cash purchase, finance or lease for an eligible new 2017 GMC Acadia SLE-1 AWD at participating dealers. Bi-weekly payment is $189 for 48 months at 0.5% interest rate on approved credit to qualified retail customers by GM Financial. $300 down payment is required. GMCisCANYON DENALI SHOWN Total2017 obligation $19,949, plus applicable taxes. Taxes, license, insurance, registration and applicable fees, levies, duties and, except in Quebec, dealer fees (all of which may vary by dealer and region) are extra. Option to purchase at lease end is $17,112. See dealer for details. Discounts vary by model. Dealer may sell for less. Limited time offer which may not be combined with certain other offers. General Motors of Canada Company may modify, extend or terminate offers in whole or in part at any time without notice. Conditions and limitations apply. Offers may not be redeemed for cash and may not combined with certain other consumer incentives. ®Registered trademark of The Bank of Nova Scotia.(Lease) Eligible 2018 GMC Terrain SLE FWD: Lease based on suggested retail price of $32,040, includes $500 manufacturer-to-consumer GM Card Application Bonus (offer applies to individuals who apply for a Scotiabank GM Visa Card [GM Card] or current GM Card cardholders) (tax inclusive) and a manufacturer-to-dealer $500 Black Friday Bonus (tax exclusive) towards the retail cash purchase, finance or lease for an eligible new 2018 GMC Terrain SLE FWD at participating dealers. Bi-weekly payment is $159 for 48 months at 0.9% interest rate on approved credit to qualified retail customers by GM Financial. $1,500 down payment is required. Total obligation is $18,076, plus applicable taxes. Taxes, license, insurance, registration and applicable fees, levies, duties and, except in Quebec, dealer fees (all of which may vary by dealer and region) are extra. Option to purchase at lease end is $13,799. See dealer for details. Discounts vary by model. Dealer may sell for less. Limited time offer which may not be combined with certain other offers. General Motors of Canada Company may modify, extend or terminate offers in whole or in part at any time without notice. Conditions and limitations apply. Offers may not be redeemed for cash and may not combined with certain other consumer incentives. ®Registered trademark of The Bank of Nova Scotia. 1 Sierra 5-star Overall Vehicle Score applies to 1500 series vehicles. U.S. Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA’s) New Car Assessment Program (www.SaferCar.gov). 2 Visit onstar.ca for vehicle availability. Services and connectivity vary by model, conditions as well as geographical and technical restrictions. Requires active OnStar service and data plan. Data plans provided by AT&T or its local service provider. 3 The OnStar Basic Plan is available on eligible new and pre-owned vehicles equipped with OnStar 4G LTE hardware for 5 years or the remaining term. The Basic Plan is transferable to subsequent owners for the remaining term. It includes the monthly Diagnostics Report emails (capabilities vary by model), Dealer Maintenance Notification, access to select vehicle mobile app features and more. Your vehicle must have been compatible with the vehicle’s mobile app prior to the OnStar 4G LTE hardware upgrade, if applicable. This plan does not include emergency, security or navigation services. These and other services require a paid or Add-On Plan. Visit onstar.ca for vehicle availability, coverage maps, details and system limitations. Available 4G LTE with Wi-Fi hotspot requires WPA2-compatible mobile device and data plan. Data plans are provided by AT&T or its local service provider. 4 Full functionality requires compatible Bluetooth and smartphone, and USB connectivity for some devices. Data plan rates apply. 5 Not compatible with all devices. 6 Comparison based on wardsauto.com 2017 Small Pickup segment and latest competitive information available at time of printing. Excludes other GM vehicles. 7 The 2-Year Scheduled LOF Maintenance Program provides eligible customers in Canada who have purchased, leased or financed a new eligible 2017 MY Chevrolet, Buick or GMC vehicle (excluding Spark EV) with an ACDelco oil and filter change, in accordance with the Oil Life Monitoring System and the Owner’s Manual, for 2 years or 48,000 km, whichever occurs first, with a limit of four Lube-Oil-Filter services in total, performed at participating GM dealers. Fluid top-offs, inspections, tire rotations, wheel alignments and balancing, etc., are not covered. This offer may not be redeemed for cash and may not be combined with certain other consumer incentives available on GM vehicles. General Motors of Canada Limited reserves the right to amend or terminate this offer, in whole or in part, at any time without prior notice. Additional conditions and limitations apply. See dealer for details. 8 Whichever comes first, fully transferable. Conditions and limitations apply. See dealer for complete details. 9 Services vary by model, conditions as well as geographical and technical restrictions. Unlock feature requires automatic locks. Remote start requires factory-installed and enabled remote start system.


Page 14 • News Now • Thursday, November 23, 2017 Thank you to all the volunteers & sponsors who make the parade successful year after year Dress warm & have a great time at the parade

BRENDA WALKER

107 Griffin Street North, Smithville 905-957-5000

Sales Rep.

Cool clock

Sun. 12-7 Mon.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Fri. & Sat. 9 a.m.midnight

Geof Thompson carefully brings his new acquisition, a mantel clock, to volunteer Mary Smith, who was a cashier at St. Andrew’s Anglican Church’s Holly Lane Bazaar on Saturday morning.

The Little Clinic With The Big Heart Please come walk with me and the Livingston Animal Hospital at the Christmas Parade, call clinic for information.

Spays and neuters Annual health exams & vaccinations Home Euthanasia Geriatric Pet Care Parasite Prevention Dental surgery & x-rays Laser Therapy for chronic pain Dr. Mayanna Burmeister DVM and her Caring Team

Grimsby Square Plaza (Beside Sobey’s) 42 St. Andrews Ave., Unit 4 info@livingstonanimalhospital.com

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News Now • Thursday, November 23, 2017 • Page 15

BLACK FRIDAY SALE on NOW!

Have a Great Time at the Parade!

Helping you get the job done!

Smithville

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VILLAGE SQUARE MALL

Fresh Christmas Trees Coming Soon!

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Mon.-Fri. 7:30 am-9 pm., Sat. 7:30 am-8 pm., Sun. 10 am-4 pm

smithvillehomehardware.ca

Call For All Your Real Estate Needs!

Have Fun at the Parade!

Frances A. Lommen REGISTERED MASSAGE THERAPIST

“Hands On” Healthcare

Albert Alma Sales Representative

Massage Therapy Clinic

905-807-2391

27th Annual

431 Concession St., Hamilton

Live well with West Lincoln Pharmacy 239 St. Catharines St., Unit 25 Village Square Plaza, Smithville

Phone: 905-957-5700 Fax: 905-957-5701

Bruce McAlpine Pharmacist/Owner

Season’s Greetings!

Email: westlincolnpharmacy@gmail.com www.pharmasave.com

Stay warm at the Parade! West Lincoln Chamber of Commerce 288 Station St.

905-957-1606

www.westlincolnchamber.com

PYETT

Spring & Alignment Service Inc.

QUALITY SERVICE SINCE 1949

COMPLETE CAR, TRUCK & HEAVY EQUIPMENT SERVICE Laser Wheel Balancing Front Small Imports to • SPRINGS • ALIGNMENT Suspension repaired and replaced, Brakes, Shocks, Front End Service Heavy Equipment Tires • SAFETY INSPECTIONS • EMISSIONS TESTS •

905-957-7033 SPRING

9381 Silver St., Caistor Centre

905-957-0800 ALIGNMENT

1-800-363-1609

pyettsprings@bellnet.ca

Sam Oosterhoff MPP Niagara West - Glanbrook

Have a wonder ful time at the parade

sam.oosterhoffco@pc.ola.org

Congratulation Grads! Have Fun At TheGSS Parade!

Dean Allison MP Niagara West NiagaraWest - Glenbrook

Contact Dean’s office for Inquiries & assistance with Federal Programs, Legislation and Regulations, Immigration and Citizenship, Income Security Programs, Canada Revenue Agency, Veteran’s Affairs, Commemorative Certificates & Greetings

THIS YEARS THEME: “The North Pole” Saturday, November 25, 2 pm

1.877.563.7900 • info@deanallison.ca• www.deanallison.ca

The parade begins at the Community Centre (arena) and proceeds along Hwy. 20 (West St) to Griffin Street North, turns right at the stop light, proceeds along Canborough Street, past the town hall and ending at Townline Road. Road closures for the parade will begin at 1:15 pm. Tons of Fun is planned!! • Smithville United Church’s Breakfast with Santa from 9-11 am • West Lincoln Chamber of Commerce will collect Toonies for Toys along the route • St. Martin’s Elementary will be collecting new socks and slippers for Community Care • WL Fire Department will collect non-perishable food items along the route. • Stanpac will provide hot chocolate at the beginning of the parade and Niagara Palletts will hand out cookies • Curbside Fries and the Hot Dog cart at the CIBC parking lot will be open for business with a portion of the day’s proceeds going to West Lincoln Community Care. • Willow Tree Studios in Smithville will be offering personalized decorations with proceeds to Community Care. Also available at Willow Tree Studios, Alexander’s Fudge has special Christmas Fudge available for sale with a portion of the proceeds to Community Care. • True Men’s Barbershop will have hot apple cider available during the parade • Smithville Masonic Lodge will host an Open House from Noon-4 pm. After the parade Join us at The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 393 and warm up with some chili. • Art on Ice will take place at the Smithville Arena from 4:15-5:15 and Topp Farms is sponsoring the public skate from 6-7 pm at the arena. For more information about the parade, there is a link on the Township of West Lincoln website (westlincoln.ca), or please contact Dave Willis at (905) 957-7577. • A FREE public skate sponsored by Topps Farms from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. also at the Smithville Arena.

See you at the Parade

“Enjoy the Parade”

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63 Main St. W., Unit 6 ... 905-309-WORK (9675)

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4520 Ontario St., Unit 11 ... 905-563-WORK (9675)

SMITHVILLE

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Frank Engelage In loving memory October 24, 1935 November 25, 2007 Ten Years ago we lost a loving husband, father and grandfather. Loved and missed by Frieda Engelage and family.

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Executive apartment with loft for rent in Beamsville. 1 bedroom, 4961 King St. East. $1,200 inclusive. Call Rose to view 905-5637131.

Room For Rent in Grimsby. No smoking, honest, respectful, quiet. Everything included: Cable, internet, laundry, fully furnished. Call or text 905-348-8610

CARPET/FLOORING CARPETS - I have several thousand yards of new Stainmaster & 100% nylon carpet. Will do living & dining room for $389. Price includes carpet, pad & installation (25 sq. yds) Steve 905682-5320, 905-777-1170; carpetdeals.ca Other services SERVICES OTHER Do you need a US address?

Have your packages shipped to The UPS Store We are open 7 days a week and located just minutes from the Peace Bridge. Forwarding and storage available. Just call 716.877.7711 or email store0682@theupsstore.com to get started.

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SERVICE CLEANING weeky & bi-weekly. West Niagara area. Good references. For serious people only. 905348-8610

HANDYMAN SERVICES RUBBISH AND JUNK REMOVAL. Call Ken 905-9575731.

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Reward Offered for lost binder, flew out window at offramp of QEW at Bartlett. Important paperwork inside. If found, please bring to NewsNow office at 49 Main St. W. Lost: Gold wedding band in Sobey’s Plaza, week of Nov. 12th. Sentimental value. If found, please call the NewsNow office at 289-235-9500.

MISCELLANEOUS VINTAGE VOGUE We now carry “Country Chic” Chalk & Mineral Based Paint, no VOC’s. Call for Workshops. 905-531-3222, 41 B Main Street, W. Visit our new Grimsby location.

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The Grimsby Fire Department requires an Office Coordinator

Reporting to the Fire Chief, is an administrative, human resource and leadership position with responsibility for many aspects of the daily business operations of the Fire Service that includes: overall supervision of records management, provide confidential and general secretarial services for the Fire Chief, processing and monitoring of budgetary commitment, prepare agendas and minutes for all officers meetings, prepares materials and supporting documentation for Fire Chief’s reports to Council. Serves as internal human resources manager relative to employer / employee relations; prepares and submits payroll, manages Firefighter annual medical program maintains personnel files. As second Alternate CEMC provides support services to the CEMC and ensures continuity of emergency management programming for large-scale disasters, provides internal staff training of support staff of the emergency management program. The preferred candidate will possess a College Certificate in a related discipline(s); have completed a specialized Secretarial/Clerical/Office Administration program; formal specialized training in Human Resource Discipline required (designation an asset) Community Emergency Preparedness training; valid Class DZ Licence; computer literate with preferred working knowledge of Microsoft products; Minimum 2 years’ experience in office administration / management with progressive growth in responsibility; and a knowledge of municipal legislation and municipal government; experience specific to fire or emergency services an asset. A complete Position Description is available on the Town Website www.grimsby.ca. The salary range for this position is $51,722 to $60,849 (Effective January 1, 2018). The Town provides a comprehensive benefits package. Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resumé in confidence by ordinary mail or e-mail on or before noon Tuesday, December 5th, 2017, to: Fire Chief Corporation of the Town of Grimsby P.O. Box 159, 160 Livingston Ave Grimsby, ON L3M 4G3 e-mail: hr@grimsby.ca

THANK YOU to St. Jude for prayers answered. GTCN

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SUPPORT GROUP

CR - Celebrate Recovery, a Christ Centred 12 step Recovery Program for any Hurt, Hang-up, or Habit. Every Wednesday at 7pm. Confidential and Anonymous. 132 Lake St, Grimsby. All welcome. Info: CR@forestviewcommunitychurch.ca

Part-Time help required for the following positions. Prep Cook Monday to Friday 12-4 pm Experienced Line Cook - must be available for evenings and weekends Experience Server must be available for evenings and weekends Apply in person with resumé to:

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inside SRH Health Store Wednesdays 10 am-4 PM Call: 905-945-8951

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Beamsville Towne Centre is located in the heart of beautiful downtown Beamsville, Wine Country. The plaza boasts such Triple AAA tenants as Loblaws-Nofrills, CIBC Bank, Subway and many more. It is by far the busiest plaza in Beamsville. Second floor unit available in Beamsville Towne Centre - King Street, accessible by elevator or stairs and is 1,900 sf. Formerly a spa it would be excellent for office space or for professional use and is adjacent to Chiropractor and Psychologist offices. There is an underground parking garage with elevator access to street level and the second level. The plaza has Security and full-time maintenance staff. Please call Rose for information or to view. 905-563-7131

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest. Only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted. Personal information is collected in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the purpose of candidate selection. The Town of Grimsby welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities; accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Seasonal Farm Workers required full time for vineyard and orchards from March to November 2018. Work is outdoors in all weather conditions and physical in nature. Experience with pruning apples, pears and grapes is preferred. Duties will include pruning, thinning, tying, suckering, tree and vine training and harvesting. Must have own transportation. Prevailing minimum wage rate: $11.60/ hr. Experience an asset. Lizak Farms 104 155 Main St. E. Ste 3103 Grimsby, ON L3M 1P2

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100% Niagara owned & operated Our Team: Publisher - Mike Williscraft mike@wn3.ca 289-442-4244 General Manager - Catherine Bratton Inside Sales Manager - Sheryl Hutton Sales Consultant - Erica Huisman, Rose Bayer Graphics - Donna Wisnoski, Dorothy Deak NewsNow is owned & operated by 1602207 Ontario Ltd. Office Locations Grimsby Office Beamsville Office 49 Main St. W., P.O Box 614 Grimsby, ON, L3M 1R3 Beamsville, ON, L0R 1B0 Ph: 289-235-9500 Ph: 289-235-7848 NewsNow is published EVERY Thursday delivered to homes in West Niagara & Winona, 26,111.

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Vendor Lesley Edwards helps Patricia Dopko in checking out some of the knit work available at St. Andrew’s Anglican Church’s Holly Lane Bazaar on Saturday morning. Williscraft - Photo

Go Eagles! Congratulations to the Grimsby Secondary School Eagles on their DSBN Tier 2 football title won last week. Having a football program return to the venerable institution after it was mothballed six years ago certainly is a breath of fresh air. It is the kind of thing that might almost attract students who want to plan organized sport. Days after that win, Mario Dedevitiis of the Niagara Workforce Planning Board was outlining a ton of stats and trends which have consumed Grimsby in recent years. It was interesting - if not sad - to hear him note how Grimsby is bucking the trend when it comes to attracting the 30-39 “they’re having babies” demographic. Dedevitiis outlined how Grimsby is #1 in this area of growth in Niagara. Yet, all anyone heard from the DSBN talking heads was that Grimsby’s young family population was receding and their internal analysis that proved that was a major point on which they based their decision to shutter GSS - as well as BDSS and SLHS. DSBN has tunnel vision on that matter going back two year or more. Unfortunate. All should be ecstatic to see Eagles football shine a bright light on GSS, though. M.W.

Take care of homefront first No doubt, Grimsby council has been a bag of toys on a good day for the last couple of years. It was a little surprising, and it takes a boat load for anything to surprise me which comes out of that council chamber, to hear a couple of shots, fired at neighbours Lincoln and West Lincoln on Monday night. Really, comments about West Lincoln were not aimed at the municipality itself, but indirectly. The concern of Ald Steve Berry where West Lincoln is concerned revolves around that municipalities application for a second representative at the Niagara Region table. Simply, Berry was perplexed that a municipality with a population of under 14,000 could be considered for a second regional representative while Grimsby, for example, has nearly double the population. “Do we have enough representation for the Town of Grimsby?” Berry asked, adding Grimsby antes up double the tax dollars for regional coffers, “but we’ll be sitting at the table with the same two people as West Lincoln.” While Mayor Bob Bentley provided some excellent insight and background - noting there are still a couple of major steps for the second WL rep to clear before it becomes a reality - he also noted West Lincoln was not close to the required population level to qualify for more representation, according to the Regional Municipality of Niagara Act of 1970. That Act amalgamated 26 municipalities and two counties into 12 municipalities. Bentley also noted that

MIKE WILLISCRAFT Pelham did not qualify when it initiated the process in 2000. Aside from the tone, the concerns are valid. There are massive differences between Grimsby and West Lincoln which was, in no small part, at the core of some of my concerns with the MURS project – overinflated for the size of the community. Period. But I digress. Lincoln took a couple of knocks. Three different aldermen noted that Lincoln took a wrong tack when setting up its pilot transit program with no fee attached to it. Ald. Nick DiFlavio went a step further to say Lincoln’s “jump ahead’ to launch its pilot program last week was too soon to get an adequate gauge of ridership and usage dooming the project to find a certain result of reflecting that no transit system is even needed in the municipality. The “no fee” angle can certainly be debated. DiFlavio’s comment that having no fee would create false expectations on the part of residents does not hold water. There will always be people who want something for nothing but with an ongoing campaign

noting transit is expensive and everyone is going to have to pay should suffice. Having someone step back and say, “Hey, the pilot was free rides, why do we pay now?” should fall on deaf ears. I get an elected official would not want to think that way, and that’s a good thing, but with such a mammoth undertaking a worry of literally a handful of residents, while unfortunate, cannot effect an ultimate decision. So while Grimsby officials clearly think having a no-charge pilot program is a major tactical flaw, the comments about a pilot being conducted now (by Lincoln) or next year (if Grimsby pulled a miracle out of a hat) as being premature...I don’t get that. Yes, DiFlavio was correct in noting some housing projects would be more filled in but to assume that no interpretation of data could be done to create a baseline of information and start an information flow that can be tracked is folly. Smart people exist outside of Grimsby. Having spoken at length about Lincoln’s plan both in the short- and longterm, I think they have their collective head in the game and know for what they are looking. It was pretty odd to hear that Grimsby could not be prepared for a transit pilot implementation in 2018 even if it wanted to was perplexing, give all things transit has been such a front-burner issue for years. Generally, Grimsby needs to not be concerned one iota with what is happening in any other municipality.


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Rotary Club’s Fantasy of Trees kicks off Friday With lights and decorations ready to dazzle, Grimsby Rotary Club’s annual Fantasy of Trees is ready for its Friday opening. The event, along with the 6 p.m. Friday tree lighting ceremony on the lawn of Grimsby Museum, will kick off

a month of activities in downtown Grimsby. Fantasy of Trees, which has Performance BMW as its lead sponsor this year, is hosted inside the museum. Hours vary, but his weekend the event is open Friday, Nov. 24, noon-8 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 25, 10am-5 pm,

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and; Sunday, Nov. 26 from noon-5 p.m. It runs until Sunday, Dec. 10 at 4 p.m. Admission is free. Visitors can buy tickets and choose which of the trees they want to enter their tickets to win, penny sale style.

In addition, there are also a host of other raffle prizes and wreaths to be won as well as a great variety of silent auction items which could provide some deals on Christmas shopping. For more information, check: fantasyoftrees.ca


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