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Sugar shack cuisine awakens traditions A&W CHARITY

The sugar season (temps des sucres) is one of the oldest of Francophone culinary traditions. During springtime, many people head to sugar shacks (cabanes à sucre) for a traditional meal. Above, tire sur la neige (snow toffee) is prepared by Sylvie Reid and Line Dijkstra for those with a sweet tooth.

The time has sprung for a sweet activity that has remained an annual family-related celebration of Spring. Situated 16.5 km north-west of Kamloops, the main building at McQueen Lake Education Centre offers all the traditional character of a colonial log cabin in a natural setting. So it is here, on Saturday, March 9, that the Kamloops Francophone Association will soothe urgent maple cravings. They will host Cabane à sucre 2013 in the traditional style of Francophones of Quebec and into the provinces of Ontario and New Brunswick. "Cabane à sucre and other great Canadian traditions have been celebrated annually in this region for over 30 years," remarks Margo Mercier, executive director of the Kamloops Francophone Association. "Bring your 'joie de vivre' and your taste buds!" Translated from French, as the name implies, Cabane à sucre is a sugar shack. Historically, when maple sap flowed during early spring, it was collected from the trees and boiled into maple syrup at craft cabins on properties where settler families pioneered. Many things are on the menu this year for Cabane à sucre at McQueen Lake including fresh air, competitions and special activities for children and celebrating French culture in Kamloops. Sugaring off is a rite-of-passage at

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this annual event. A warm and chatty atmosphere is promised when you queue up outdoors for what is perhaps Thursday, MayDelight 19 the best known activity. your taste buds with a special treat, la tire, (maple toffee) made in front of your eyes on snow! (Freshly transported.) This pièce de résistance on a stick will be offered for $2. open for business 250.376.2411 The celebration continues with a delicious, traditional supper open to everyone. Hearty dishes include eggs, sausage, ham, pancakes, beans and roasted potatoes complemented by liberal amounts of pure maple syrup. Did your ears perk up at the mention of more gooey, golden syrup? The smell alone of all the food will likely make this meal one of your cultural favourites for years to come. Pair this feast with a favourite beverage and prepare for an atmosphere of Francophone festivity. You may knock elbows with someone you like. Smile and say, "Salut!" This fun-filled afternoon makes for a wonderful family outing and a memorable culinary experience. Bravo for originality! Activities will start at 2:00pm. La tire from 3:00 to 4:00pm. Supper will be served at 5:00pm. Seats are limited for the supper. Tickets are available at the Association office at 348 Fortune Drive. Call 250-3766060 or visit to learn more. Jody Tippett

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Support has been announced for upgrades to the MacArthur Island Sports Centre and New Life Mission Outreach Centre under the Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund (CIIF). “Our Government is pleased to help improve facilities, such as the MacArthur Island Sports Centre and the New Life Mission, that play such an important role in supporting our community,” said McLeod. “By investing in projects that will have a long-lasting, March 6 positive impact for our residents, we are helping to build stronger communities while creating new economic opportunities.” An investment of $1,734 will enhance the safety of the Kamloops Long Blade athletes at the MacArthur Island Sports Centre. “The club has had these important security improvements at the Sports Centre planned for more than two years,” said Kamloops Long Blades president, Trish Archibald. “We really appreciate this support from the Government of Canada that will allow us to go ahead with this project.” The New Life Mission will also receive $9,000 in federal funding

to upgrade the Outreach Centre. Improvements include replacing and painting the exterior siding, repairing roof leaks, and replacing damaged downspouts. Economic Action Plan 2012 helps communities across the country to modernize their infra-

As Kidney Health month gets underway, MLA for Kamloops North Thompson Terry Lake and others gathered in the future location of a new Community Dialysis Unit (CDU) to review ongoing renovations and learn more about this service. “Today’s tour highlighted just how much this project will improve kidney care for Kamloops area residents,” says Kamloops North Thompson MLA Terry Lake. “The CDU will provide an easily accessible option for stable hemodialysis patients.” Interior Health awarded a con-

tract for the necessary renovation and light construction work to True Construction last month. The CDU, located in leased space at 797 Tranquille Road in Kamloops, will allow stable kidney patients access to hemodialysis services outside of Royal Inland Hospital. The CDU will incorporate an Involved Care/patient self-management model, empowering patients to increase their independence and gain more control over their health. Interior Health Board chair Norman Embree said, “Interior

structure. with funding to support projects that look to improve existing community infrastructure accessible for use by the public, such as community centres, recreational buildings, local arenas, cultural and other community facilities.

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A group of outstanding firefighters were presented with Queen’s Jubilee Medals during a ceremony last week. Recognized for their notable service to the community are David Sakaki, Andy Philpot and Ryan Cail.

North Shore Dialysis Unit to open summer 2013 Health has self-management/home dialysis rates averaging nearly 40 per cent - well above the provincial goal of 32 per cent. This CDU will provide an opportunity to further these efforts with an increased focus on education.” In the coming months approximately $1 million in renovations will see the location transformed into an eight station hemodialysis unit with various consultation and exam rooms, education space, and a central nursing and reception area. The new CDU is expected to open by summer 2013.

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Singer-songwriter Jess Reimer is the featured artist for the 5th House Concert in this season’s HomeRoutes Series ( Her music is described as a mixture of alternative country, roots and bluegrass. The Winnipeg musican will be in Kamloops in mid-March for two performances. House Concerts have great benefits for both the performers and the members of the audience. Acoustic music and story-telling can be enjoyed by friends and neighbours in an intimate setting. Musicians are able to interact with their audiences while being supported in making a living. For deatails: Friday, March 15, Downtown, email or call Anne at 250-374-3234; Saurday March 16, Rayleigh, email

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Putting things in perspective

The ECHO ASKS YOU Would you like to see Daylight Savings Time eliminated?

The Kamloops Arts Council is offering a Perspective Workshop with Mairi Budreau that draws the three-dimensional world into two-dimensions.

Drawing the illusion of distance on a two-dimensional surface was an unsolved dilemma for centuries. While the Greeks had it figured out schematically, it took the masters of the Renaissance to bring an artistic sensibility to perspective. It is amazing that by using perspective an artist can draw or paint so effectively that a viewer’s judgment can be temporarily suspended and the brain is led into and through a scene as if it were real. Perspective drawing skill is important equipment to have in your art kit and fortunately it is a learnable drawing skill. The Kamloops Arts Council is offering a Perspective Workshop with Mairi Budreau at Parkview Activity Centre, 500 McDonald Avenue on Saturday, March 9, 9am to noon. In this three-hour workshop you will gain an understanding of perspective, the elements that convey distance, and you will do exercises that sort out the process of drawing what you see in the threedimensional world into what you draw on a two-dimensional surface. Come join me as we break down the barriers between you and successful realist drawing. Mostly self taught, Mairi Budreau has almost 20 years realist drawing experience; four years as a professional pencil artist after having a solo portrait drawing

exhibition in Vancouver in 1996. She has provided instruction to individuals, eleAaron Flieger Allison Fulton mentary schools, art council workshops Van Houtte Coffee Semi-retired in Kamloops, the Lower Mainland and No it brings back Yes, it really is a Vancouver Island. In 2009 she joined the nuisance and I don’t see memories. My Gram had Federation of Canadian Artists and won two digital watches, set the need for it. Gold and Bronze awards for her drawan hour apart, for each ings. Mairi changed to oil painting in 2011 season. and her solo exhibition, Walks of Life Significant People of Kamloops will open in October 2013. Mairi is represented by Agora Gallery, Chelsea, New York. Visit her website at To register call 250-828-3500 or Better get your A/C fixed online at You can also sign up in person at Tournament conditioning • Residential & Commercial • Heating Capital Centre, Interior Savings Air Centre, Refrigeration • Restaurant appliance install & repair Kamloops Museum and Archives or Westsyde Pool. Please refer to course Johnson Sandwich #204035. The course fees are $45 or March 1st from 7-10pm $40 for current KAC members. Current Brad Taylor Rob Lahay Inside Chances KAC members should call 250.828.3611 Live Entertainment 1250 Halston Avenue Reubin’s Diner “OneEsso/ call Robo does it all” 250-554-1030 to register. Perspective is just one of the LTD. No, that would be a No, it gives us many workshops the KAC is offering; for Maintenance Program 250-554-8733 Preventative change and everything more daylight in the more information visit http://www.kamworks well now. summertime. The Kamloops Arts Council encourages, supports and promotes local artists of all Perry Tucker kinds, specifically emerging artists. They March 8th from 7-10pm are a registered non-profit organization Inside Chances Live Entertainment 1250 Halston Avenue that welcomes new members looking for 250-554-1030 support to develop their artistic talents.

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You don't have to be Irish to enjoy the day when Guinness consumption doubles! On the North Shore, the Pogue Mahone will be celebrating all weekend, from March 15 to 17 with Irish dancers, green beer, draws, prizes and Irish Celtic Karaoke on Friday. You'll do a jig when you see the St. Paddy's prices in the Brock Pub Beer and Wine Store. Round up your mates and get your green on at the Rock’n Firkin where food and drink specials will also be offered up.

Notable Quotables “Anyone acquainted with Ireland knows that the morning of St. Patrick’s Day consists of the night of the 17th of March flavored strongly with the morning of the 18th.” - Unknown “There are only two kinds of people in the world, The Irish and those who wish they were.” - Irish Saying

Little green man. Has the coloring of an ogre, stature of a garden gnome and disposition of a jolly Christmas elf minus the unfashionably ridiculous tights and jingling shoes. May also be mistaken for a hobbit due to size and lush green habitat of choice. Often found near rainbows and fields of shamrocks, dancing a jig merrily while drinking from a pint in one hand and holding another pint in the other. Will know this is the real “little green man” as he doesn’t spill a drop of the beer, even while dancing a jig! Is attracted to Irish folk songs, and to scents of beer and shepherd’s pie. Comes with “lucky charms” and blarney stone, pre-attached. Reward offered for the safe capture and return of the missing little green man. Last seen dressed in green under the rainbow, and collecting what appeared to be gold coins from a large black pot. Little green man is not considered armed and dangerous, but definitely off his nut and enjoys acting the maggot. No twistin’ hay! If you see him, bring him in before he finds another rainbow!

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ARIES (Mar 21- April 20) Time is money and you must be ready to take action in order to reach your highest potential. Resist secret affairs that could be detrimental to your reputation. This is a good day to check out your investments. Expect to experience a sudden reversal of fortune. TAURUS (Apr 21- May 21) Avoid joint ventures and steer clear of groups that want you to contribute financial assistance. Romantic opportunities will flourish through travel or communication. You can make career changes that may put you in a much higher earning bracket. You may find your self in a romantic situation.  GEMINI (May 22-June 21) A residential move may be in order. You can meet new and exciting lovers through work related projects. You may become rundown if you take on too much. Be careful disclosing information. Pick up your copy at: • Runner’s Sole • Walmart  CANCER (June 22-July 22) Look after financial transactions this week. • The Golden Buddha • Bookland Misunderstandings could cause confusion and upset. Disputes may start because of a lack of honesty. Dig deep to find out how costly a new venture will be before you sign on the dotted line. LEO (July 23-Aug 22) Get out and rub shoulders with people in high positions if possible. Matters pertaining to your home environment will be favorable if you are direct. You will attract new love interests. Travel opportunities must be taken advantage of. r Are you looking fo th’ VIRGO (Aug 23 -Sept 23) The home environment will be unpredictable a this week. Be discreet about any information you uncover. Social events ‘Off the Beaten P o d held in your home will be successful and entertaining for those who attend. d n things to see a Romance will come through involvement with fundraising organizations. LIBRA (Sept 24 -Oct 23) Dinner, theater, or a comedy club may be just in the the place. You may overspend if you travel this week; however, the trip willterior In be one to remember. Pamper yourself; the self esteem it brings you will of BC? be most gratifying. Think twice before eating spicy foods; you may have problems with your stomach. New patients welcome! Dr. Dextraze SCORPIO (Oct 24 - Nov 22) Be careful what you say. Try not to let relatives or friends cause any friction with your mate. Your high energy shouldPick up Whitening System be spent pleasing your mate. The experience will be good. your copy SAGITTARIUS (Nov 23 -Dec 21) You may end up being blamed if any- at: thing goes wrong. Do not let the reactions of others get you going. Dif-• Walmart • Bookland ficulties relating to children will be stressful. Don't overextend yourself in • Runner’s Sole • The Golden Buddha the process. CAPRICORN (Dec 22- Jan 20) Spend some time on yourself. Put your time and energy into travel, philosophy, and soul-searching. You need adventure and excitement in your life. Good friends will give you honest answers. email: • AQUARIUS (Jan 21 -Feb 19) Throw yourself into your profession. Uncertainty regarding your mate may emerge; reevaluate what you see in each other. Promote your ideas now. You can get good solid advice from relatives or close friends you trust. PISCES (Feb 20-Mar 20) You can find out important information you LF - 1.16if Mar 6 2013.indd 1 listen to friends and relatives. Networking will be a necessity. Find out 289 Tranquille Road • 250-554-4234 more, if you want to start your own business. You can meet potential new mates if you socialize with friends.

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