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EMC News – New programs are on the way at the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum (MVTM) thanks to a provincial grant. The Cultural Strategic Investment Fund grant for $39,016 from the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport will be split equally between the MVTM and Diefenbunker: Canada’s Cold War Museum in Carp, as the two museums applied for the grant together in the fall of 2012. They officially signed the contract with the government just last week and Michael Rikley-Lancaster, executive director at the MVTM, is truly excited for the funding. “We are two national historic sites, we each have our strengths and weaknesses but together we can make each other stronger,” said RikleyLancaster. “For us we are excited because it is falling in line with re-developing our programming with a focus on more youth development.” Both the MVTM and the Diefenbunker have industrial collections, historic machinery and the unique facilities that will provide special learning for students interested in science. “Youth engagement is so important to us at the Diefenbunker,” stated Henriette Riegel, executive director of the Diefenbunker in a release on the funding. “Our facility is a unique piece of engineering and operated as a state of the art communications centre throughout the Cold War. To be able to engage young people’s interests in science and engineering is such an inspiring way to use our spaces. Given the current underrepresentation of women in technical and scientific fields, it is a great way for girls in particular to develop a life-long interest in science, technology,

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of some of the technology currently used in the classroom, and how it has helped to enhance learning, improve student behaviour, and engage students on a new and innovative level. Grade 7/8 teacher Sean Tierney, is helping to inspire his students through some friendly competition with another CDSBEO school. Using the app Chicktionary, a popular literacy building activity whereby students are provided six letters and three minutes to arrange and re-arrange the letters, students construct as many four, five, and six-letter words as possible. “Student motivation for this activity is very high, and students often request a three-minute challenge at the end of a literacy lesson,� Tierney explained. Thanks to connections made with another school, the class posts high scores on the class website as a challenge for students from Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic School in Lanark. Gregory Light, the MEP classroom teacher, has found benefits in using a free, online program called Class Dojo, which helps teachers improve classroom management quickly and easily. Based on a points system that utilizes personalized graphics to individualize each student, the program has proven to be a fun and inspirational tool through which students are encouraged to complete assignments or remain on task. “In my experience using the program over the past few months, I have noticed that it encourages positive behaviour, while helping to limit disruptive or negative behaviour,� added Light. In addition to various apps, the school has added Skype and Google Hangout as additional ways to expand the classroom learning experience to involve others in various parts of the world. The software has been used to connect internationally for professional development sessions during staff meetings, as well as to allow students to communicate with other students in countries such as Switzerland. The communication tools have been used to enrich learning through cultural comparisons, as students discuss similarities in traditions, such as how Christmas is celebrated. The experience has extended to the development of language and mathematics skills, as learners composed and asked high level thinking questions, and graphed their similarities and differences. In addition, mapping skills were incorporated, as students gained understanding of the geographic location of their new learning partners. This summary is just a sample of some of the strategies that are being employed by teachers at St. Andrew’s, which has pursued technology options to attain learning goals in a variety of subjects. Since media is ubiquitous, the school has adopted a philosophy to ensure that students become critical and reflective consumers of visual communications. As such, media literacy has become an integral part of the teaching strategy within every course. The group is continuously searching out and

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TB skin test often required for work/school EMC News – TB stands for Tuberculosis. It is an infectious disease that usually attacks the lungs. Although the incidence of TB is low in our area, it is important to prevent the spread of Tuberculosis and protect vulnerable people. As a way to protect vulnerable populations, a TB skin test may be required by employers, agencies, colleges and universities. Tuberculosis is spread from person to person through the air, when people with TB cough, laugh, sneeze, sing, or even talk. However, to be infected with TB, a person usually has to have repeated contact with someone who has TB disease. Signs

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epidemic in much of the world, causing the deaths of several million people each year, mostly in developing countries. Testing for TB can be done at the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit and at many doctors’ offices. It will require two trips - one to have the test done and one to have the test read and interpreted two to three days later. For more information about TB, visit www.healthunit. org/infectious/tb/tb.htm or call 1-800-660-5853. For important public health updates, you can like our Facebook page. Submitted by the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit.

drama, comedy and excitement galore. BarnDoor Productions has brought together a cast of five and a five-piece band to put together a new staging of the show for a new millenium. The original show, debuting in 1968 and running for four years and 1,800 performances, was very much a child of the sixties. BDP’s new staging brings new sounds and new ideas to it, showing that, while their composer may have passed away, his songs are very much alive and well. BDP’s strong cast and band, and the brilliant show itself, mean that ‘Jacques Brel Is Alive And Well And Living In Paris’ will be the musical theatre event of the season. The show runs April 12 to

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EMC News – What would you do if you saw a teenage girl being sexually assaulted right in front of you? If you saw a grown man violating her; saw her hitting him and doing all that she could to fend him off? If you were one of the many people filling the crowded OC Transpo #95 bus at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 19, you would do absolutely nothing. Kaleigh Langdon,18, was riding the bus home after work when she was sexually assaulted by an unknown man on the bus. Not one person on the bus said or did anything to help her despite the fact she repeatedly hit him and swore loudly at him. She later reported the crime to the police who have since arrested Racil Hilan, 34, for two separate strings of sexual assaults on multiple victims on OC Transpo busses. Last summer, videos and pictures of a 16-year-old girl being tormented and raped by numerous offenders at a high school party were posted online. These videos show many people standing by watching, filming the atrocity or simply turning away and allowing the horrific crime to continue. Not a single call to 911 was placed and no witness reported the vicious assault to police despite incontrovertible proof that more than two dozen witnesses were present

during the rapes. Worse yet, no one put a stop to it or tried to help the young victim. Two high school football players have been found guilty of multiple charges. Sadly, these are not isolated incidents. You may be asking yourself what kind of person would do nothing when something like this happens right in front of them? You may be thinking only a monster would allow a sexual assault to take place in plain sight and do nothing. Yet the truth is these witnesses are regular people just like you. They have jobs and lives, and bills to pay. They are the neighbours you make small talk with, buy your groceries from, and hang out with on weekends. They are the “public.” These silent witnesses are, in fact, an integral component of our collective safety plan. We tell our daughters to stay in public, well-populated spaces. We tell them there is safety in numbers. But we never tell them there is a possibility that no one will care if they are being assaulted. That it is entirely likely people will stand idly by, watch and do nothing at all to help them. The assumption that our daughters, our sisters, wives, girlfriends will be safe in public is based on two dangerous beliefs. The first is the overwhelming practice of thinking she somehow invited the sexual

attention. It is extremely common to hear things like, “She led him on,” “She shouldn’t have gotten drunk,” “Did you see what she was wearing?” Do not assume that she welcomes the attention of a rapist or pervert intent on groping or violating her. Know that no victim wants to be sexually assaulted. Ever. It is always the fault of the person doing the assaulting. It is traumatic

enough for the victim to experience the assault itself without having to suffer through the additional trauma of victim-blaming as well. The second dangerous belief that prevents girls and women from finding safety in public is the expectation that witnesses will intervene, do something, anything, to help keep someone else safe. This presumption does not take into account

the vast majority of people who feel disconnected from strangers, who simply refuse to get involved, refuse to notice others and who work very hard to “mind their own business.” And that is problem. Stop! Just stop minding your own business. Be aware of your surroundings and the people in it. Notice them. Recognize that as members of our community and our society, we have

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EMC News – Town and Country Chrysler in Smiths Falls welcomed the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) March 16 for OFA Day. The day-long celebration was part of the dealership’s 50th Anniversary Community Partners program that gives back to community organizations every month throughout 2013. Town and Country Chrysler donated $500 to the OFA, who then passed the donations on to local 4H Clubs from Lanark, and Leeds. Melissa Fergusson received a donation from OFA president Mark Wales, while Carol Welch received a cheque from Town and Country Chrysler dealer principal Brad Kyle. From left: Eleanor Renaud, Melissa Fergusson, Mark Wales, Brad Kyle, Matthew Welch, Carol Welch, Brenda Dunster. Submitted photo

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Federal government needs to be accountable for First Nations issues DEAR EDITOR: Like most of us in Lanark County, I received the latest of MP Scott Reid’s controversial Householders on Friday. This one, like other issues before it, is an assault on the credibility of First Nations leaders and, like other issues before it, includes a completely disingenuous reader survey. I am asked to decide between being in favour of accountable government for First Nations or against it. Talk about loaded questions! Mr. Reid, no group of Canadians has ever been subjected to as much scrutiny for the funds they receive from the federal government as have native Canadians – and no group of Canadians has ever had as little control over the disposal of these funds. Let’s remember that money transfers from the feds to First Nations are a government-to-government transfer resulting from a treaty signed by both parties, not some kind of charity – just as

the federal government is constitutionally obliged to transfer a portion of its tax revenue to the provinces. Can you imagine the reaction of the Ontario government if the federal government publicly questioned whether or not it is using federal transfer payments honestly? We call them First Nations, because they are nations. What business does our federal government have telling them how to run their elections and do their bookkeeping? We are not “giving” them money – we are paying for the use of their lands for the last 200 years – and paying precious little at that. This householder must be seen first, as an attempt to sow discord between chiefs and the residents of reserves and, secondly, as an attempt to increase the misinformed distrust that many CaSee LETTER page 9

COMMENTARY Put on purple March 26 EMC Editorial – March 26 is Purple Day for Epilepsy. As March winds down, Epilepsy Awareness Month, this one day has been set aside in dedication of raising awareness of epilepsy. While it is called Purple Day, the colour is more specifically lavender, as explained by the Epilepsy Resource Centre. Purple or lavender, whatever the shade, the colour signifies a sense of togetherness, for those with epilepsy or seizure disorders to know they are not alone in living with their condition. According to the Purple Day website, research dictates “an estimated 50 million people” suffer from epilepsy worldwide, most beginning at the “extremes” of age - old age and childhood. While so far there is no cure for epilepsy, there are treatments, drugs which are used as therapy. The drugs aid in suppressing seizures. Other treatment includes surgery, whereby the “region of the brain that triggers the seizures, without affecting vital functions such as language, memory, movements and sensation,” is removed. For those with a loved one who has a seizure, the website suggests staying calm, removing objects which might cause harm from the area, to not hold the person or restrain their movements, do not put anything in their mouth, turn them on their side as the seizure ends, do not offer food or drink until the person is fully alert and to stay with the person until they are thinking clearly. Epilepsy is a condition of the brain, “characterized by recurrent seizures,” however, according to the website, one in 10 people will experience at least one seizure event in their lifetime. A single seizure though, is not epilepsy. Purple Day was originally founded by a nine-year-old girl in Nova Scotia who was dealing with epilepsy. Her goal was to raise awareness of the condition and to erase the stigma surrounding seizure disorders. For more information about Purple Day please visit www.purpleday.org.

Mary became talented at bringing herself to another place EMC Lifestyle - At an early age, I developed an ability that I thought at the time, saved me from many a disappointment, worry and even heartache, and put me in another world. It took a lot of patience, and a great deal of practice, and much trial and error, but when I had perfected the exercise, it gave me great satisfaction and peace of mind. Through deep concentration, and forcing my mind away from an unpleasant situation, I was able to move my thoughts from the source of my anguish, and into a more pleasant place. This time of year, many was the time I had to put into practice this talent I had developed. The ice was gone out of the Bonnechere and the current was fast, and the mud pout could be seen from the shore. The three brothers had been watching the spring breakup for weeks, and now the time had finally come. I hated the very thought of the method used by the brothers to catch the fish. Using spears, some of which were made from a pitchfork from the barn,

they straddled an old tree that had fallen across the river at a narrow point, and stabbed them without mercy. When the mud pout became part of our supper, Mother, aware of my squeamish stomach, would put a slice of meat on my plate, or let me have scrambled eggs. And as I sat at the supper table, I would put into place my talent. I would picture in my mind pieces of bologna, my very favourite treat, sitting on the platter of mud pout in front of me. And even when my hateful brother Emerson would smack his lips for my benefit, I was able to change in my mind, the picture of the mud pout and turn it into bologna. This talent was put to good use at the Northcote School on more than one occasion too. If bad Marguirite was getting on my nerves, which happened at least once a day, I would picture her in my mind with homemade flour bag underwear under her skirt. She made sure every girl at the Northcote School knew that her underpinnings came from Walker’s Store in Renfrew! I got so good at this trick of imagination, that I Vice President & Regional Publisher Mike Mount mmount@perfprint.ca 613-283-3182, ext. 104

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could even see Pride of the Valley written across her seat! Emerson often said I was scared of my own shadow, and that wasn’t all that far from the truth. In the dark of night, in my bed, the sounds in the country terrified me. The whippoorwills in the distance, making their eerie cries, the wolves howling as they skirted the barnyard looking for their next meal, and the old house cracking from the frost in the dead of winter were all sounds that kept sleep at bay. Then I would call on this special talent I had developed over time. When these sounds surrounded me in my bed, I would force my mind’s eye to a street corner in Renfrew, to see the News Editors: Laurie Weir, Joe Morin, Ashley Kulp REPORTERS: Stacey Roy, Tara Gesner, Desmond Devoy, Tiffany Lepack, Sabine Gibbins DISTRIBUTION: Lori Sommerdyk, 613-284-0124 ,ext. 27 CLASSIFIEDS/REGIONAL ROUNDUP: Fax: 613-283-5909 Judy Michaelis Email: jmichaelis@perfprint.ca Lee Ann Gilligan Email: lgilligan@perfprint.ca Jennifer Coughlin Email: jcoughlin@perfprint.ca

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eye of this little floating angel high in our church, I pictured myself doing good deeds. The fear of the minister vanished. Every Friday afternoon without fail, Miss Crosby read from a storybook she would bring to the Northcote School. There was no such thing as a library at the one-room schoolhouse back in the ’30s. I would sit enthralled...not so much with the story, but from the sound of Miss Crosby’s sweet voice as she read from the book. She read with such inflection, you could picture yourself right inside the story. And it was then I would again transport my mind to another place. I would picture myself all grown up, far away from Northcote and the oneroom schoolhouse. In my mind’s eye I would be standing before great crowds of people, and I would be telling stories. The stories wouldn’t come from a book but would be of my own creation. Such were the unachievable dreams of a young child of the ’30s. All made possible through the simple act of imagination. • Advertising rates and terms and conditions are according to the rate card in effect at time advertising published. • The advertiser agrees that the publisher shall not be liable for damages arising out of errors in advertisements beyond the amount charged for the space actually occupied by that portion of the advertisement in which the error occurred, whether such error is due to negligence of its servants or otherwise... and there shall be no liability for non-insertion of any advertisement beyond the amount charged for such advertisement. • The advertiser agrees that the copyright of all advertisements prepared by the Publisher be vested in the Publisher and that those advertisements cannot be reproduced without the permission of the Publisher. • The Publisher reserves the right to edit, revise or reject any advertisement.

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efforts to preserve and present all levels of government and their the Rideau Canal UNESCO agencies to preserve the future of World Heritage Site but we are the Rideau Canal. increasingly concerned about the future operating schedules of the Jason Kelly Rideau Waterway and the cuts to Chair, Rideau Heritage Route interpretive programs at Tourism Association lock stations. The Rideau is an iconic tourism asset with the potential to be much more of a significant driver of international visitation. It is Ontario’s only UNESCO World Heritage Site and the Canadian Tourism Commission’s Signature Experience program is anxiously looking forward to welcoming some new Rideau-based programs but the current uncertainty of the waterway’s future is threatening this development. The impact of the cost-cutting measures would have devastating effects on the Rideau communities, tourism operators and stakeholders that depend on the Rideau. A concerted, long-term solution is needed. We support in principle our Rideau mayors and also the recent Regional Tourism Organizations’ (RTO) call to action in their letter dated Feb. 25 to bring Parks Canada, involved agencies and government organizations, the private sector and other key stakeholders together to develop a strategy to provide SPECIAL PECIAL TTRUCKLOAD RUCKLLOAD PURCHASE PURC CHASE for sustainable operation of the waterways into the future; and +1 Ê extend the moratorium on reductions - / to operating schedules until a long term strategy is developed. ÓÊ* ° Thank you for your consideration U//Ê/"*Ê"" , -/ and we look forward to being involved in future dialogue with

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147 Cty. Rd. 36, Maberly – $82,900 MLS: 091191401022300 ***BRIAN CAVANAGH 613-812-0229

263 Yacht Club Rd., Rideau Ferry – $349,900 *** JEFFREY WEIR 613-285-4467

2090 Bathurst Upper 4th Conc. Perth – $369,900 ***JEFFREY WEIR 613-285-4467

667 Churchill Rd. – $349,000 ***BRIAN CAVANAGH 613-812-0229

11 DeCaria Blvd., Perth – $319,900 ***JEFFREY WEIR 613-285-4467

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Connections Realty Inc.Office 613-283-4900 Brokerage

*Each office Independently owned & operated

Email info@rcrhomes.ca Web

John Gray

Broker of Record C) 613-868-6068

Garry Beep Dalgleish Sales Representative C) 613-880-4434

Carol Barber

Linda Hewson

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C) 613-285-4887

C) 613-812-8037

www.rcrhomes.ca

Barbara Reade

Sales Representative C) 613-812-0542

Cole Walker

Sales Representative C) 613-812-0536

Toll Free 1-877-283-4904 Yes! We have room for one more.

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Sales Representative C) 613-852-4313

We Serve Portland – Rideau Ferry - Perth – Smiths Falls - Merrickville – Kemptville – Augusta - Morrisburg – Spencerville Areas

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EACH OFFICE INDEPENDENTLY OWNED & OPERATED

OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY MAR 23 & SUNDAY MAR 24, 1:00-2:30PM 113 Elizabeth Drive, Rideau Ferry ON www.113elizabethdr.com

$649,000. LIVE ON THE RIDEAU! Within minutes of Historic Perth & an easy commute to Ottawa. Excellent paved access just off Rideau Ferry Road in the Hamlet of Rideau Ferry. Fantastic location between Ottawa and Kingston. Restaurant, marina and convience shopping nearby. This year round home has been meticulously renovated, with exception quality finish and workmanship throughout – must been seen to appreciate. Flexible Living and dining area shares a gorgeous wood burning fireplace with a decorative mahogany/marble mantle. Gleaming Merbau, maple and oak hardwood flooring along with quality ceramic, porcelain and marble flooring. Spacious family room with fireplace and patio doors leading to deck overlooking lake. Like paging through a magazine – each room offers fresh ideas and decor. Master bedroom features a beautiful ensuite bath with heated marble flooring. Games room could easily be an in-law suite or private quest suite with its own 3-pc bathroom, wet bar and lakeside balcony. New propane On-Demand boiler – efficient heating and domestic hot water. Landscaped grounds with fenced yard, large permanent dock/lakeside deck with covered boat port and boat lift. Attached 2 car garage with interior entry. MLS# 856822. Andrew Rivington 613-812-3280

NEW LISTING

Well maintained building fronting on the main street of heritage Town of Perth. 2000 sq ft of store front/office/retail and an additional 7000 sq ft perfect to convert to retail/ storage/ residential development. Its size and location make this building a unique opportunity for any business wanting to be in the downtown core. Offer Price $549,000 Call Paul Martin 613-264-1023

208 Gore Street East $194,900 Good solid older home in the town of Perth- beautiful deep 203 foot lot provides loads of room to garden or play- this home is in very good condition with updates completed in the past few years- hardwood floors in front hall, living room & main floor family room- main floor 3 piece bath redone- most of the house repainted- new ceramic tile floor, cabinets, counter top, lighting & window in the eat-in kitchen- main floor laundry with access to rear deck & backyard- upper level has large landing, 2 bedrooms, walk-in closet & 3 piece bath with original clawfoot tub- nice raised garden beds, clothesline, paved driveway & separate garage200 amp hydro service, gas heat, shingles updated in 2005 & 2009- very affordable! MLS# 092101003003000 Sheri Mahon-Fournier 613-812-1215 www.sherisells.ca

NEVIS ESTATE

Rooms with a view! Water, sunsets, wildlife! Private location near the end of a road - 185 feet on The Big Rideau for the boating enthusiast who loves to travel the Rideau system. Year round home with great design for entertaining. $314,000 Call Barbara Shepherd cell -613 326-1361

DOWNTOWN PERTH

OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY MARCH 24, 12:00-1:00PM

WATERFRONT

$819,000. Built in 1842 the original stone house is of hybrid architectural styles including late Georgian, Neoclassical and Gothic Revival and these stone cottages are seen frequently in the Ottawa Valley - situated on a 4.05 acre lot within Heritage Perth, the main house is approximately 7000 square feet in area and is currently being operated as a bed & breakfast. This 8 bedroom, 9 bathroom home has been a single family estate home through most of it’s history. Paul Martin 613-264-0123

COUNTRY PRIVACY 168 Chambers Street $137,500 Great investment opportunity at a geat price. This duplex offers a 1 bedroom on lower level and 2 bedroom upper. Both units nicely rented following renovations including: new roof, paint, kitchen, flooring and much more! Cathie McCabe 613-284-6263 cathie-mccabe@coldwellbanker.ca

$699,900 This 1830’s stone home is situated on a private 81 acres with approximately 2460 feet of mississippi river frontagebeautiful river views from this 3218 square foot 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom farmhouse- large principal room with a mix of wide board red pine & hardwood flooring- oversized trim & mouldings- both the dining and living room have large wood burning fireplaces Paul Martin 613-264-0123 / Oral Pretty

BEST LOCATION IN PERTH!

BURGESSWOOD

BE IN BUSINESS FOR YOURSELF! Perfect location on the corner of the 2 main streets in historic Perth - well known and established card and gift shop in business 27 years and in the same location for about 20 years - great window frontage, signage & display opportunities turnkey. Call for details and showings. MLS#855237 Call Barbara Shepherd Cell – 613 326-1361

Spacious! Cathedral ceilings! Glorious light! 5 bdrms total with 2 full baths, separate dining room & living room with eating area and walkout to deck. Private 2.8 acre lot. $319,900 Call Barbara Shepherd Cell – 613 326-1361

Only 10 min. to Perth! Deeded access to Otty Lake!

PERTH AND AREA’S NUMBER ONE SALES TEAM!

Sheri Mahon-Fournier* Andrew Rivington* Joanne Bennell* 613-812-1215 613-812-3280 613-812-0505

Bob Ferguson* 613-812-8871

Barbara Shepherd* 613-326-1361

Christian Allan* 613-207-0834

Oral Pretty* 613-264-0123

Julia Scotland** 613-390-0401

THE EMC - 12 - Thursday, March 21, 2013

Norene Allan* 613-812-0407

Cathie McCabe* 613-284-6263

Sales Representative* Broker** Broker of Record***

Michael Cardiff* 613-285-0655

Paul Martin*** 613-264-0123


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OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY, MARCH 24, 2-4 pm 189 Flora Street

Corner lot in Rock Haven Park - 2 bdrm., 2 bath, well maintained vaulted ceiling, forced air, gas furnace and HWT central air, deck, shed and more!

Immaculate 4 bdrm. bungalow. Sensational inside and out! Main flr. fam. rm. w/fireplace. Huge L-shaped rec rm, fenced backyard, backs onto open space.

Stunning, 4 bdrm. on double private lot. Completely updated, hardwood, radiant tile, gorgeous sunroom. Cherry wood kit. w/granite. Fully landscaped and much, much more!!!

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$519,900ÊUʓÃ›ÊnÈ£ÇÇx Robin Ferrill

OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY, MARCH 24, 2-4 pm 239 Miguel Street, Carleton Place

625 Bluebird Hill - Rockhaven Park

Just listed! 2+1 bdrm. raised bungalow. Spacious foyer with access to garage and covered back porch. 1 1/2 baths. Roof shingles in 2010. Double paved driveway and much more!

$319,900ÊUʓÃ›ÊnÈäx{{ Marly Burke Y R T UN W CO GALO U B N

229 Heather Crescent

2818 Concession 3C

112 Brittany Street

67 George Street

Spacious and professionally designed built home within minutes of Almonte. Granite counters, maple cupboards, hardwood floors, open concept living area and more...

Investment property with 2 - two bedroom units. Includes 2 fridges, 2 stoves, 2 propane furnaces and much more.

Model home now finished and ready to view. Choose your lot, your model at great prices.

$599,900ÊUʓÃ›ÊnÎÎÇäx Marly Burke

$579,900ÊUʓÃ›Ên{Èn{x Jason/Gerry Coleman

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John Coburn Broker

Rhonda Brunke Sales Representative

Marly Burke Broker

Jeff Wilson Sales Representative

Carolyn Renwick Sales Representative

613-283-2121

Brokerage EACH OFFICE IS INDEPENDENTLY OWNED AND OPERATED

OPEN HOUSE

SATURDAY MARCH 23, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

2793 HWY 43 – $229,900 LISA RITSKES* FRANCINE REVER*

NEW LISTING

DUPLEX

43 ELMSLEY ST. - $139,900

433 STATION RD. - $234,900 LISA RITSKES* FRANCINE REVER*

Kevin Grimes

OPEN HOUSE

OPEN HOUSE

SATURDAY MARCH 23, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

SATURDAY MARCH 23, 12:30 PM-1:30 PM

859 MATHESON DR. - $279,900 HOSTESS:ANNA KOWALEWSKI* NEW LISTING

30 BELL – $221,000 ROB GARVIN* NEW LISTING

Brokerage EACH OFFICE IS INDEPENDENTLY OWNED AND OPERATED

16.5 ACRES

10050 CTY. RD. 15 - $349,900 ROB GARVIN*

OPEN HOUSE

OPEN HOUSE

SATURDAY MARCH 23, 12:30 PM-2:00 PM

SATURDAY MARCH 23, 2:00 PM-3:00 PM

14 SADDLE – $68,000 HOSTESS:ANNA KOWALEWSKI* NEW LISTING

OPEN HOUSE

4 FORD CRES. – $409,900 HOSTESS:ANNA KOWALEWSKI* NEW LISTING

605 MACPHERSON - $ ANDREA GEAUVREAU*

10 ACRES

SUNDAY MARCH 24, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

143 RIDEAU FERRY RD. – $319,900 HOSTESS:ANNA KOWALEWSKI* 37 ACRES KEMPTVILLE

NEW LISTING

5 McGILL ST. - $89,900 LISA RITSKES* FRANCINE REVER*

306 EDWARD SCOTT RD. - $294,900 ANDREA GEAUVREAU*

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885 TOWNLINE RD. - $349,900 ROB GARVIN*

Jacalyn Feenstra

BEAUTIFUL HOME

Vicki Behn-Belland Sales Representative

Your Choice Realty Inc.

LEGEND: ***Broker of Record **Broker *Sales Representative

HORSE FARM

NEW LISTING

Karen Duncan Sales Representative

www.c21smithsfalls.ca SELLING HOUSES... CREATING HOMES

1 MARGUERITE ST. - $238,000 LISA RITSKES* FRANCINE REVER*

ANDREA GEAUVREAU*

$339,900ÊUʓÃ›Ênx™xÈn Jason/Gerry Coleman

Jason Coleman Sales Representative

59 BECKWITH STREET NORTH Smiths Falls Your Choice Realty Inc.

Glorious picturesque views, cathedral ceilings, hardwood, large open concept, loft, main floor guest room.

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Gerry Coleman Broker

fÓ{™]™ääÊUʓÃ›Ên{™nΙ John Coburn

5 S E ACR

Custom home on 15.48 acres. Gorgeous gourmet kitchen, open concept living area. Sunken lvgrm. with 12 foot patio doors and gas f/p. Master suite is massive with huge walk-in closet & ensuite bath. Shiny tigerwood flring! Call today.

Robin J. Ferrill Broker of Record

133 Nelson Street Charming turn of the century brick home with original floors and trim and large fenced yard.

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41 LINE 7 – $319,900 ROB GARVIN*

2 SADDLE – $85,000 LISA RITSKES* FRANCINE REVER*

Nan Bell

Rob Garvin

Broker of Record

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Sales Representative

613-283-2121

613-283-2121

613-285-7727

613-284-6968

Lisa Ritskes

Francine Rever

Sales Representative Sales Representative

613-285-6611

613-285-7274

THE EMC - 13 - Thursday, March 21, 2013

611 TOWNLINE ROAD – $219,900 ROB GARVIN*

426 CTY., RD. 41 -$219,900 ROB GARVIN*

Anna Kowalewski

Andrea Geauvreau

Sales Representative

Sales Representative

613-875-7842

613-296-3309

Jessyka Auclair Sales Representative

613-283-2121


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1709 DORAN ROAD, MABERLY

Incredible one of a kind Log home, 3 beds/2 baths, loft master suite, 3.64 acres of pure nature. $419,900 Call Silvia Blanchard: 613 294 3661

3 bed waterfront home - open plan one level living for entertaining, transom windows, vaulted ceilings and balcony to enjoy the views. Huge walkout basement to finish to your wishes. A gentle slope to the shoreline gives access to great swimming & water fun on Bass Lake. $549,000 Call Rebecca Wissler: 613 264 9481

OPEN HOUSES

BLACK LAKE BEAUTY

Year-round home/cottage on very private 1 acre lot w/200ft clean waterfront & great access! 3bed/2bath with gorgeous elevated views to enjoy from upper & lower decks! Well & septic in place. No public access to Black Lake ensures tranquil, pristine water to enjoy. $249,900

SUN MARCH 24, 12 – 1PM 1388 CON 8, DALHOUSIE

Cozy and comfortable well cared for 2+1 bedroom bungalow,hdwd floors, m/f office, sun room, full finished bsmt with bar,air source heat pump, 2 car detached garage/wrksp, a refreshing a/g pool. You will love to entertain family and friends here. Nicely situated on a private 1.8 acre lot. $224,900. Call Sheri D’Aoust: 613 812 9344

WA TER FRO NT

Full scribe log bungalow custom built in 1988 on private forested 30 acres. Open concept great room w/vaulted ceiling. Open kitchen w/lg island. Master in separate wing with 3pc ensuite. 2beds &4pc in other wing. Basement workshop $332,500. Call Bridget O’Flaherty: 613 264 7519

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LANSDOWNE

Updated 2 storey hobby farm on 96 acres w/detached garage/ workshop & 7 stall barn. 3 beds, 1.5 baths, main floor laundry, lg master w/ample closets & Jacuzzi tub. Property completely fenced. Midway between Brockville & Kingston $359,900

RIDEAU LAKES

NEAR PERTH

Country living at its best! Newly renovated 7 unit building with detached bungalow spacious units - lots of parking - 5 minutes to Perth. Seller will consider a possible trade or possible V.T.B. $689,000

Start your dreams today by purchasing this exceptional lot in prime location in Merrickville. $265,000

PERTH

STITTSVILLE

Unique opportunity close to Heritage Perth. This 1 acre property is zoned Industrial and has a high 3 bed brick bungalow in private setting, 15 mins to quality 2 storey residential home, plus a commercial Perth. Lg rec room on lower level w/cozy woodstove. building-approx. 1350 sq. ft.-propane in floor heatLow maintenance home to call your own. $242,500 ing. Unlimited uses for this property. $549,000.

TAY VALLEY

MERRICKVILLE

Many upgrades to this Ashcroft home in great location. Many upgrades, expansive master - luxury ensuite, huge walk in closet. Open plan concept living/kitchen, fireplace, storage, patio doors to large deck, fenced yard. $415,000

Commercial/Retail Building For Sale. Excellent high visibility corner location presently Otter Creek Antiques. Circa 1850 – total approximately 1800 sq. ft. NOTE: Business NOT for sale, contents NOT included. $124,900.

PERTH

30 min to Kanata, 5 min to Perth on newly paved rd! Perfect for 1st time Buyer/retiree & ideal for commuter! Cozy family rm w/woodstove, oak kitchen open to living/dining, spacious screened porch overlooks private back yd. 20x24ft insulated det.garage. Move-in ready! $219,500.

SUN MARCH 24, 1:30 – 2:30PM 126 IZATT ROAD, MCDONALDS CORNERS

Looking for a waterfront home with privacy? 1000’ water frontage on Izatt lake/Mississippi river,4.97 acres, m/f ktch/dining area; l/r w/woodstove & garden doors; master bdrm w/walk in closet; 2nd floor 33’ x 26’ undeveloped, endless possibilities, a spectacular view all around! $399,900 Host: Sheri D’Aoust 613 812 9344

SUNDAY MARCH 24, 1-2:30PM 24 CHURCH STREET, PERTH

MOTIVATED SELLER LEAVING PROVINCE. Renovated home in a quiet neighbourhood. Open concept kitchen/ breakfast nook, formal liv/din, hdwd flrs & staircase. 3 season front porch. Mn flr master w/4pc bth, Jacuzzi, sky lights. Det heated & cooled workshop. $339,900 Host Randy Cavanagh 613-464-1000

NEW

WESTPORT AREA

DRUMMOND/N ELMSLEY

COUNTRY LIVING

Private sidesplit on 14 scenic acres. 3+2 beds, 2 full baths, bright roomy kitchen/dining area & finished lower level walkout. Oversized 2 car garage with full 2nd storey – perfect as workshop or studio. $319,000

Charming 2 storey, 3 bed 2 bath country home on 5 acres by the Mississippi River. Living room w/unique wood stove, office & family room. Open & spacious living areas. Heated 2 car det garage. Potential for horse activity. $365,000

Gorgeous custom built home on 12 acres. 3+1 bdrm, 3 baths, cherry kitchen, fireplace, Walk/out bsmt with rec room and bar, eternity pool, arctic spa, 2 large garages/workshops. An amazing home, call for details. $499,900.

OMPAH

CONDO PERTH

OPEN HOUSE EVERY THURSDAY & FRIDAY 3:00 TO 5:00 PM OR BY APPOINTMENT Model Suite at Best Western Plus Hotel in Perth Executive luxury condos on the Tay. 1 to 3 bedrooms. All units have river views. Starting from $325,900 Pre-selling now.

Great family home on quiet 4.9 acres. 4 beds, 2 baths. Completely renovated. Det single garage with carport. Fully finished lower level with walkout & storage. Walking distance to Palmerston Lake & many walking trails. $159,900

2 bed condo unit with balcony w/wonderful views from 8th floor. Open & bright living area. In-ground pool for exercise and cooling off in the summer months. Minutes from shopping and recreation in Historic Perth. $159,000

OTTY LAKE

Enjoy amazing sunrises, great views & easy access to your new 4 season cottage! Open concept designknotty pine ceilings & hwd/lam flrs. 3 good sized beds & 3pc bath. Expansive new decking & stairs down to dock. New siding, soft & fascia, doors & windows. $317,500 exclusive listing

3 Bedroom Bungalow, built in 2012, Riverfront Estates, $409,900. Host Silvia Blanchard 613 294 3661

MIDDLEVILLE Commercial/Retail space SELLER WILL HOLD MORTGAGE FOR QUALIFIED BUYER $125,000

Beautiful home for the growing family 3+1 bedrooms, huge family room with woodstove, in-ground pool, barn. $319,900

SUN MARCH 24, 1 – 3PM 452 VAN DUSEN STREET, ALMONTE

THE LINKS, PERTH

DREAMS FOR SALE - CHOOSE WISELY… CHOOSE THE EMC - 14 - Thursday, March 21, 2013

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Open House

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Saturday March 23 11:00am-12:00pm 22 Bay Rd 2793 Hwy 43 869 Matheson Dr

Lombardy Smiths Falls Smiths Falls

11:00am-12:30pm 148 North Rd

Smiths Falls Rural Tanya Evoy 613-285-4214

11:30am-12:30pm 2096 Rosedale Rd 8 Pearl St Unit 104

Smiths Falls Smiths Falls

Pauline Aunger 613-285-9158 Wendy Hillier 613-285-4476

REAL ESTATE TANYA EVOY

Evelyn Lee 613-284-7277 Lisa Ritskes/Francine Rever Anna Kowalewski 613-875-7842

metro-city

Sales Representative DIRECT 613.285.4214 OFFICE 613.692.8200

realty ltd., Brokerage Independently owned and operated Clapp Lane, Suite 100, Manotick, ON K4M 1A3

www.tanyaevoy.ca

Perth

Doug Forde 613-285-5132

Smiths Falls

Rob Garvin 613-284-6968

12:30pm-2:00pm 14 Saddle

Smiths Falls

Anna Kowalewski 613-875-7842

1:00pm-2:00pm Ferrara Dr Model Homes 20 Anderson St

Smiths Falls Smiths Falls

Tina McPhee 613-285-5133 Evelyn Lee 613-284-7277

$149,200

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12:00pm-2:00pm 10 Treelawn Blvd 12:30pm-1:30pm 30 Bell Ave

$289,900

OPEN HOUSE SAT. MAR. 23, 1 PM – 2:30 PM NEW LISTING 104 Western Ave, Smiths Falls

Lot 8 Conc. 6 William Campbell Rd., 103 Acres in Montague

$187,000

$256,500

882 Stanley Rd., Perth rural

OPEN HOUSE SAT. MAR. 23, 11 AM – 12:30 PM 148 North Road, Smiths Falls Rural

PROUDLY SERVING: PERTH, SMITHS FALLS, CARLETON PLACE & SURROUNDING AREAS

1:00pm-2:30pm 104 Western Ave 113 Elizabeth Dr 424 Townline Rd W

Smiths Falls Rural Tanya Evoy 613-285-4214 Rideau Ferry Andrew Rivington 613-812-3280 Carleton Place Barbara Couch 613-596-5353

2:00pm-3:00pm 4 Ford Cres

Smiths Falls

Anna Kowalewski 613-875-7842

2:00pm-4:00pm 37 Barclay St

Carleton Place

Sam Kerr 613-229-7565

List with your local “A” team! OUR SOLD SIGNS ARE SPRINGING UP!!!

Sunday March 24

SOLD!

Dalhousie Perth

Sheri D’Aoust 613-812-9344 Sheri Mahon-Fournier 613-812-1215

1:00pm-2:00pm Ferrara Dr Model Homes 1 Windsor Cres 143 Rideau Ferry Rd

Smiths Falls Smiths Falls Rideau Ferry

Tina McPhee 613-285-5133 Evelyn Lee 613-284-7277 Anna Kowalewski 613-875-7842

1:00pm-2:30pm 24 Church St 113 Elizabeth Dr

Perth Rideau Ferry

Randy Cavanagh 613-464-1000 Andrew Rivington 613-812-3280

1:00pm-3:00pm 663 Bennies Cor Rd 1656 Drummond Con 10A 1056 Baily Rd 158 Hillcrest Rd

Almonte Drummond N/E Sharbot Lake Appleton

Heather Smith 613-256-3114 Barbara Couch 613-596-5353 Barbara Couch 613-596-5353 Barbara Couch 613-596-5353

1:00pm-4:00pm 663 Bennies Corners Rd

Mississippi Mills

Heather Smith 613-256-3114

1:30pm-2:30pm 126 Izatt Rd

McDonald’s Corners Sheri D’Aoust 613-812-9344

2:00pm-4:00pm 25 Prince St 189 Flora Street 422 Ferrill St 239 Miguel St

Carleton Place Carleton Place Carleton Place Carleton Place

19 GRANT ST., PERTH

PERTH RURAL $349,900

WATERFRONT $299,900

PERTH CONDO $249,500

PERTH DUPLEX $199,900

SMITHS FALLS RURAL $169,900

PERTH NEW LISTING $159,900

FRANKVILLE $149,900

Lee Ann Legault 613-294-2440 Robin Ferrill 613-253-3175 Giovanna Spezzano 613-253-1000 Marly Burke 613-253-3175

YOUR LOCAL “A” TEAM

Allan Sales Representatives

Christian 613-207-0834

Settlement Realty Brokerage

2 Wilson Street East, Perth

613-264-0123

Each office is Independently Owned & Operated

Norene 613-812-0407

christian-allan@coldwellbanker.ca norene-allan@coldwellbanker.ca THE EMC - 15 - Thursday, March 21, 2013

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Broker of Record

1 Main Street West, Smiths Falls 613-205-0999 eleerealty@gmail.com

613-284-7277

www.evelynlee.ca

Saturday, March 23, 11am - 12pm

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Saturday, March 23, 1pm - 2pm 20 Anderson Street, Smiths Falls $139,900 MLS: 849940

22 Bay Rd., Lombardy $274,900 MLS: 850477

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45 First Street, Smiths Falls $129,900 MLS: 861845

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2860 Cty. Rd. 43 E., Merrickville $269,900 MLS: 861719

Joanne Keays

LOG HOME LOVERS TAKE A MINUTE TO INDULGE YOURSELF! This setting is out of a Currier & Ives postcard, gorgeous woodland invites you to enjoy this 1.2 St Custom country retreat. Everything you have on your wish list; Soaring Vaulted ceilings, Open Concept Design, Main level Den/OfďŹ ce & Guest Bedrm for Inlaws, Second oor Loft with bird’s eye view to the panoramic Main Level & stunning hardwood oors thruout.LL partially ďŹ nished with Radiant oor heating. A “YESTERYEAR VERANDAâ€? OVERLOOKS 1.5 ACRES OF TOWERING TREES! See you Sunday‌ MLS: # 854296

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OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY MARCH 24, 1-3 PM HAVE YOU EVER BEEN TO APPLETON, CERTAINLY ONE OF THE MOST QUAINT VILLAGES IN THE OTTAWA VALLEY! This stunning custom style Home is nestled on a 1 acre Picturesque setting facing South with a view of the Mississippi River & a view of quiet ďŹ elds & a Community Park to the North. A welcoming full Veranda invites you to this eclectic 3 Bedroom 3 Bth 2 St Design. Expansive rear Deck and 27 Ft Round Pool makes a great intro for the Kids. The 30 Ft Master Bdr & decadent Ensuite with relaxing Soaker Tub, was deďŹ nitely designed for enjoyment, & is sure to be a hit for Mom & Dad. DON’T MISS THIS IF YOU HAVE BEEN SEARCHING FOR WOW! MLS: # 851856

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OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY MARCH 24, 1-3 PM CAN YOU JUST IMAGINE SPENDING EVERY SUMMER BOATING & ENTERTAINING ON SPARKLING SHARBOT LAKE?? Early Retirees, this home has it all, Fabulous, waterfront with easy access to stroll on a at, groomed topography to the Lake. A relaxing design that invites you to enjoy a stress free lifestyle, IDEAL lower level walkout from a gorgeous, fully ďŹ nished sunlit Family/Games Rm and to top it off, a decadent, conveniently located, 3 piece Bath with large Glass Walk-in Shower. A CONTEMPORARY DESIGN SURE TO AWAKEN THE ARTIST WITHIN! MLS: # 859621

$649,900 179 BECK’S SHORE RD, DRUMMOND/N ELMSLEY W NE ING! T S I L

IF YOU LOVE MISSISSIPPI LAKE & YOU ARE LOOKING FOR A COOL CONTEMPORARY HOME‌ Beck’s Shore offers Fab Lake Front living. Nestled on leased land this reno’d gem invites you to live an affordable life on the lake. Charming Deck across the road includes Dock, great swimming & boating. An open concept bung w/an eclectic Loft skillfully designed & decorated w/pizzazz. Designer laminate, great Kit/Island & Bth w/Granite/Air Tub complete the picture. A WOW! Det Gar. STUNNING GARDENS & POND ON A PRIVATE PICTURESQUE WATERFRONT ACCESS SETTING!

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2040 ASHTON STATION RD, ASHTON ARTISANS/ ACADEMICS PLEASE DO NOT MISS THIS COOL HOME. THIS BUNGALOW EMBRACES THE JOCK RIVER IN THE CHARMING VILLAGE OF ASHTON, Stroll down the street to Church or grab a coffee at the Ashton General Store, this Ottawa Valley setting is oh so friendly and wait until you see this eclectic Bungalow. Hardwood Floors a 70’s Brick corner FFP & cozy Wood Stove, both WETT certiďŹ ed, set the stage for contemporary furnishings & cool Art. The newly installed stainless Kit is simply Devine. This property is ideal for a Buyer who seeks a home that is out of the ordinary, you will love the Fab Master Suite with walk-in closet & Ens. THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS OF UPGRADES ARE YOURS FOR A LIFETIME!! MLS: # 859832

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SEARCHING FOR TOTAL PRIVACY & A SUPERIOR PROPERTY? Natural light and a unique architectural design can change everything; it transforms space, alters your mood and affects the ambience of an entire home. I invite you to visit this impressive property, nestled in a “One of a Kind� feng shui setting. Walking distance to the groomed Beckwith Trails, hike, cross country ski or bird watch in this safe 3 klm woodland retreat. You will love the eat in Kit with a cozy Veranda overlooking gorgeous perennial gardens. AN INCREDIBLE COUNTRY HOME ON A SPECTACULAR WOODED SETTING! MLS: # 860757

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Photos by DESMOND DEVOY

EMC News –There was much hugging, helloing and dealing with Saturday’s bitter winds when a group of Colombian exchange students met their new host families in the Canadian Tire parking lot in Carleton Place, one of two Lanark County drop-off spots. The exchange is being coordinated through the Upper Canada District School Board. Left, Lynda Webster welcomes Maria Paulapaes to Canada. Above, Rob Burns, centre, and Daynen Hodge-Buckland, 9, left, welcome Mariana San Juan.

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New conservation authority report cards provide check up on state of Ontario’s environment The report cards, which start rolling out March 18 online at www. conservationontario.ca, specifically look at how water and land resources are connected to each other and how our actions impact the health of those resources. “Watershed reporting helps to communicate baseline information on watershed health, to identify local and regional differences, and to show us where to target our efforts for the most impact,” said Hibma. Examples of activities that conservation authorities, landowners and their partners do to improve conditions in local watersheds include watershed planning, stewardship initiatives such as tree planting, rural water quality activities, water conservation

programs, flood and erosion control, stormwater management and green infrastructure. Ontario’s water and land resources provide important ecological, economic and societal benefits and should be protected. Forests, lakes, rivers, natural spaces, wetlands, soils, plants and animals are all necessary for clean air, safe drinking water, sustainable water supplies, food, fuel, energy and most important, healthy bodies and minds. Challenges such as urbanization and climate change significantly impact the health and resiliency of our watersheds which we need in order to adapt to changing global and local conditions. In order to plan how to protect these important resources, it’s critical to monitor conditions and

then analyze them in order to find out what it’s telling us about changing conditions in local watersheds. “We’re very pleased to launch the first of these watershed report cards,” Hibma said. “More will be added as they are available.” The report cards report on three resource categories: surface water quality, forest conditions, and groundwater quality. The purpose of the report cards is to inform people living in Ontario about local conditions and to provide a management and evaluation tool for conservation authorities and other practitioners to measure environmental change and target programs. The conservation authorities’ watershed report cards are designed

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EMC News – In conjunction with Canada Water Week, Ontario’s conservation authorities have started to release a new series of watershed report cards that provide a check up on the current state of many of Ontario’s watersheds in terms of lakes, rivers, streams, groundwater and forest conditions. “Conservation authorities have been monitoring and assessing local conditions across Ontario for years and these report cards bring that information to the general public in a very user-friendly, informative way which we hope will help all of us make good decisions about how to protect important water and land resources that we rely on every day,” said Dick Hibma, chair of Conservation Ontario.

to be an ongoing product and will report once every five years. In between report cards, conservation authorities will continue to provide information and updates on local issues and conditions in many other ways. To find your local report card, please visit www.watershedcheckup. ca.

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the trunk. They’d drove in from Sudbury. We managed to get indoors, to our relief, joining about 75 people of all ages. From a sunny arrival, ten minutes later it was snowing so hard I couldn’t see the end of the building. The snow didn’t last long but these gusts kept happening through the next four hours as the line grew outside around the Memorial Gardens. Oh, and the stories... While heading from the parking lot to the building a car pulled up and two friends, bleary-eyed, stepped out. Dave Gunning and JP Cormier from the east coast were just heading in to a soundcheck but stopped to chat for a moment. They’d been to the family funeral the day before and so had travelled hard to get there, each having toured with Tom for periods of time and both incredibly humbled to be asked to be part of Tom’s wish list as players for his own memorial. They humbly travelled far. My friend spoke to a guy who shared he’d been in a bar somewhere in Ontario years ago and was trying to pick up this gal he’d met. When she said she was from Elliot Lake he said he knew a Stompin’ Tom song about there and their conversation continued to the point they’ve now been married many years. They drove a long way to be there. Some guys next to us travelled from Iroquois Falls, northeast of Timmins. One of them stated, “When we first heard his music we laughed but then we realized he was singing about us.” They’d

been singin’ Stompin’ Tom songs for the past 30 years together so they made the trek in his honour. I think that’s how it happened for many of us. I remember hearing Tom’s tunes first on an 8-track one of my friends would play as they drove me home from “Slumber College” and seeing him at The Horseshoe Tavern in ‘Tranna.’

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being made in Canada, we should be recognizing them here now (and I’ll add I feel we should be upping the percentage of Canadian music being expected to be played on radio). As I learned to appreciate acoustic and country music I became increasingly impressed with Tom’s songs and patronage of our country. I’d never heard the song ‘Wop May,’ about a Canadian flying ace. Well there was a woman there claiming to be his granddaughter and she and all her family were there, young and old. Another person had a brick-sized speaker box that played his whole Stompin’ Tom library from his cellphone to the crowd. The commonality of our reason for being there seemed to make us all instant friends. He played her grandfather’s tune several times and

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I have since looked Wop May up and now see why Tom wanted to tell his story. In our waiting area, people came prepared with lawn chairs. They shared pizzas and of course, more and more stories. At one point a 12-year-old lad started up what turned into a rousing version of ‘The Hockey Song’ and he knew all the words. An older man I spoke to, whom I realized had an intellectual disability, came up by bus from Oshawa to pay his respects. You could tell how much it meant for him to be there. All economic strata were represented as were age groups. After four hours of waiting together we were one big happy family. I won’t go on describing the whole event because it’s been covered lots but I will share the following comments. After all that wait, finally sitting down and the bars being opened, the crowd

started to get into a kitchen party atmosphere but it was noteworthy and a proud moment when all partying ceased out of respect as Tom’s casket was carried onstage by an RCMP colour guard. His Order of Canada medal sat on a pedestal as did his guitar beside it. His wife Lena placed his black hat on top of the casket and leaned his last stomping board against it. The Peterborough Pop Ensemble did a beautiful vocal version of ‘O Canada’ I’d heard once before in the same location, for the Peterborough Pete’s season opener, and was equally impressed. And yes, there were more stories. Brian Edwards, his longtime promoter; Ken Dryden; the Honourable Adrienne Clarkson; and an old high school colleague of mine, Deane Cameron, past president of EMI and the one who got Tom back out on the road after a 12-year hiatus, kept the crowd entertained with their remembrances,

as Tom had planned. Then there was the music. Tim Hus (who’s played O’Reilly’s in Perth) had been opened for Tom on his last tours and was apparently felt by Tom to be a sort of protege. Sylvia Tyson and Cindy Church, Dave Gunning and JP Cormier, his band made up of many players from many eras, Dave Bidini and Damhnait Doyle all musically shared as Tom had wished. The kitchen party came to an end with a rousing group sing of ‘Sudbury Saturday Night’ before Tom’s casket was carried off. Just as those who travelled afar, so will his legend travel and continue to grow. It was a truly memorable event. A few days earlier I attended a smaller tribute but one in which the same travelling from away happened out of respect for the wonderful musician, community spirit and all round good guy, Ray Donaldson. The

Lanark Civitan Club was packed with fans from all over. Musicians and fans travelled far to show their respects... guitar ace Steve Piticco came from Brighton, Andy Schick on pedal steel came from Kingston, Dan Washburn on bass came from Stirling, Jerry Lee from Renfrew, John Voss from Sharbot Lake and sound man Dave Perry from Brighton were joined by locals Freddy Dixon, Harry Adrain, Driftin’ Doug and Mary Clapp to name a few. Charlie and Val Smith played and also organized the event that raised over $1,700 for the cancer society. I’m sure Stompin’ Tom and ‘Raymi’ were both at their respective tributes and were humbled to know people took the time to travel one more time to remember all they’d shared. Music moves us in mysterious and wonderful ways. Support live music forever.

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EMC News –Tara Caldwell will bring a touch of Pakenham to a city that is known for its heat and parties. Caldwell won the 2013 Miami Fashion Week Graphic Artist Poster Competition and is there this week to accept her prize. She is currently finishing the graphic design program at Algonquin College after graduating from Almonte District High School in 2009. Caldwell entered the contest as part of a class requirement that has each student find a contest to enter. To find the contest she simply Googled ‘Graphic Design Contest’; that was the easy part. “It took a couple of months to put it together. I had ten other drafts and I had a lot of revisions,” said Caldwell. “I got a lot of feedback from my teachers, classmates and friends, which helped a lot.” The winning design has a large ‘M’ for Miami featuring a runway model from last year’s event. Part of the criteria was to only use images from past events. “I emailed them to ask if I could use a photo and they sent me access to a site with a gallery of photos,” said Caldwell. “I liked her (model’s) look, it was really intense and I added the veil over her eyes in Photoshop.” Merri Grace McLeroy of Integrated Marketing Strategies was the main judge for the poster competition and thought Caldwell’s poster was very strong. She called the design very fresh, dramatic, fashionable and strong.

“I loved the architectural look of it. It’s very structured with clean hard edges and had a very high fashion impact,” said McLeroy. “It spoke fashion very well; the dramatic and theatrical aspects of fashion. The international competition had 40 entries and McLeroy says Caldwell’s design stood out. “It’s a particular look and it’s different look with a very strong and powerful graphic,” said McLeroy. As part of her prize, Caldwell also won a one-hour review of her portfolio with McLeroy. Caldwell said she is interested in fashion but is by no means an expert; however the design came to her after she realized there was a strong connection between the letter ‘M’ and the fashion world. She explained that the letter ‘M’ reminded her of a deep neckline that many of the models wear on the runway. She then carried this concept through to her poster, combining the giant ‘M’ with the model. Caldwell also used photo manipulation, font treatment and sizing, to complete her poster. She had to submit her entry by Jan. 30 and found out via email she had won while in Pakenham over her recent reading break from school. “It was pretty crazy. I was at my parent’s house and I was just casually checking my email when I saw it,” recalled Caldwell. “I jumped out of bed and ran and told my dad I had won the contest.” Both her parents, Eric and Julie Caldwell, are very proud of their

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rection,” she said. She is now in the Sunshine State from March 19 to 26 and has won admission to the show where she will receive her award as the International Student Graphic Artist of the Year on stage in front of international media and be presented with a cash prize. “I’m so excited. It will be so nice to add the award to my portfolio and it will be really cool to see my poster all over Miami,” Caldwell concluded.

BIA to give nearly 50 per cent of costs to raise Market Square By TARA GESNER tgesner@perfprint.ca

EMC Business – The Carleton Place Business Improvement Association (BIA) wants to extend its main street project (MSP) repayment. Cathie McOrmond, coordinator of the BIA, said the extra time is sought after in order to contribute 50 per cent up to a maximum of $75,000 to the net cost of the construction of a roof over the concrete slab at the Market Square Pavilion. This will make the area usable for a variety of functions, in addition to the Carleton Place Farmers’ Market. The MSP, completed several years ago, resulted in the purchase of decorative lighting and benches, sidewalk repairs, grates installed around trees, attractive welcome signs put in at each entrance to town, and so on.

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The provincial government covered 50 per cent of the MSP costs, while the town and BIA each contributed 25 per cent. Although this occurred before McOrmond was hired, she explained the BIA borrowed its share from the municipality, and under an agreement, the business organization would pay $20,000 every year for 20 years to the town to cover its portion. At March 12’s policy review committee meeting, council agreed to the BIA’s loan request and authorized proceeding with the new roof project. Furthermore, town staff, the BIA and Coun. Gary Strike (a BIA board member) will meet to resolve the details. The cost of the roof is estimated to be $150,000. The BIA is contributing to the final costs minus all other sources of funding, with the See BIA page A/CP2

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exception of the contributions from the Town of Carleton Place and the Carleton Place Farmers’ Market. The Carleton Place and District Chamber of Commerce is pursuing funding ($30,000) from the Ontario Trillium Foundation for this project. “We are waiting to see what happens,” said McOrmond. “If we obtain other grants, our cost is reduced.” To help the cause, residents are invited to purchase an engraved paving stone from the town at a cost of $150. They will be personally inscribed and then permanently set in place at the Market Square location. “The BIA wanted to see it (Market Square) completed,” said McOrmond. “The opportunities (it presents) are endless: movie nights, mini festivals, arts shows, musical entertainment and much more.” What’s more, a roof offers protection from the weather – and not just rain. “People walking around can take a rest and get out of the sun,” said McOrmond.

She noted the BIA is looking at organizing walking tours downtown and offering boxed lunches, which can be brought over to the Market Square and enjoyed. The BIA would like to receive significant recognition (onsite and publicly) for its contribution to raising the roof, said McOrmond. Owing to the BIA funding a large portion of the money needed to raise the Market Square roof, it has requested the town waive the user fees associated with the use of the Market Square or its grounds. A committee is now in place to resolve the details, said McOrmond. “They should be able to work it out in one or two weeks,” she continued. Making up the committee are Paul Knowles, Joanne Henderson, Ben McNeely, Strike and McOrmond. The structure will be built as soon as possible in 2013. “Council greatly appreciates the BIA’s offer towards the completion of the Market Square roof,” said Strike. “It demonstrates a strong spirit of cooperation and partnership between the BIA and the town.”

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EMC Events – A number of people celebrated St. Patrick’s Day on Sunday at Fulton’s Pancake House & Sugar Bush in Pakenham, including Mackenzie Blimpkie, 4, who was joined by her grandmother Susan Sadler. They discussed the finer points of balloon animal techniques with Aud-Aster the Clown of the Caring Clown Troupe.

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New St. James Anglican Church hall concerns neighbouring residents By TARA GESNER tgesner@perfprint.ca

EMC News â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Carleton Place residents living in the area of St. James Anglican Church, as well as several members of the congregation, voiced their concerns and support for the demolition of the churchâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s existing office add-on and the construction of a new parish hall in its place, on March 5. The group made their comments about the church, located at 225 Edmund St., during the townâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s planning and protection committee meeting. Lisa Young, director of planning and development, said the town received a development permit application (Class 3) for the project, which would remove the existing addition and replace it with an assembly hall, classrooms, offices and accessible washrooms â&#x20AC;&#x201C; all of which will be easy to get to from both an internal and external perspective. It would be a 6,800 square foot project. The entrance to the parish hall would be from Edmund St. (see drawing). The existing parish hall will be â&#x20AC;&#x153;mothballed,â&#x20AC;? according to Rev. David Andrew. Concerns from nearby residents include parking and pedestrian movements, lighting, increase in noise, dust and debris during construction, and human activity with the neighbourhood. Parking is currently available across the street on land owned by the church. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Two handicapped spaces have been dedicated on the street,â&#x20AC;? said Young, â&#x20AC;&#x153;and with most of the churches in the community, it is very much understood residential streets are used to

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A rendering of the new St. James Anglican Church hall in Carleton Place. The project encompasses the removal of the existing office add-on and the construction of an addition with an assembly hall classrooms, offices and accessible washrooms â&#x20AC;&#x201C; all of which will be easy to get to from both an internal and external perspective. The entrance to the parish hall would be from Edmund Street. accommodate some of the parking.â&#x20AC;? The landscape plan includes additional landscaping along William St., and prior to construction, the existing trees to be retained will be protected through the placement of fencing. The guidelines for working around trees will be followed. Details related to lighting ensure there is no spill over to neighbouring properties, said Young. The height of the project is in keeping with the residential provisions, and the architectural design and height is

reflective of the residential neighbourhood as well. From the property line to the new building it is approximately 15 feet, said Young. Discussion and comments â&#x20AC;&#x153;I would like to commend the committee for bringing us a document that we can actually view,â&#x20AC;? said Coun. Louis Antonakos. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It looks fantastic! You have done a good job.â&#x20AC;? He asked about the kitchen facility in the new hall and whether it would

be commercial or standard. â&#x20AC;&#x153;There is a kitchen associated with it, but whether or not it is a commercial kitchen, I donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have the details,â&#x20AC;? said Young. According to the projectâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s architect, Larry Gaines of Almonte, the kitchen would be the same size as the current one in the existing hall. It has a sixburner stove, convection oven and microwave ovens. Coun. Rob Probert asked about the occupancy capacity. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It would be a little less â&#x20AC;&#x201C; about

225,â&#x20AC;? said Gaines. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The current hallâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s occupancy is 250.â&#x20AC;? In regards to members of the congregation parking on the nearby streets, Coun. Gary Strike stated residents must be able to get in and out of their driveway. Bill Graham lives on William St. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Originally, I was dead set against this proposal to build the new hall across from my property because of the historical nature and history, openness and peacefulness of the area,â&#x20AC;? noted Bill Graham, who lives on William St. However, Graham said he now understands that the St. James Anglican Church congregation realizes this (project) is necessary and it is time for change; a move to something more modern, more useful. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I was born on William St. 67 years ago, and I spent 50 of my years on William St.,â&#x20AC;? he said. Grahamâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s grandfather and grandmother and their nine kinds moved there in 1912 as well. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It appears the intended usage of this new building is to be greatly increased, but we must remember it is a parish hall and not a community centre,â&#x20AC;? he said. Grahamâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s greatest concern is onstreet parking. He requested the parking in front of his home and on either side of his driveway be addressed and rectified. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The introduction of this development is forever going to change this area,â&#x20AC;? said Graham, â&#x20AC;&#x153;and we have the right as taxpaying citizens, homeowners and long-time residents to want to keep our neighbourhood as quiet and See HALL page A/CP4

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Familiar face takes over as ADHS principal tlepack@perfprint.ca

EMC News â&#x20AC;&#x201C; There is a new leader for the Thunderbolts. After 30 years in education and six years at Almonte District High School (ADHS) Laurie McCabe has retired as principal and Ron Ferguson, the schoolâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s former vice-principal, took over the reins on March 18. The new vice-principal will be Kelly Weir-Burtt. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It has been an irrefutable exhilarating and rewarding educational experience that I am incredibly fortunate to have had. The last six years at Almonte and District High School have been a fitting end to my educational career that first started as an office administrator, then kindergarten teacher at Naismith Memorial Public School,â&#x20AC;? said McCabe in an email to the Canadian-Gazette. â&#x20AC;&#x153;They have been challenging years that have seen lots of educational change but I truly believe that the school is now very well prepared and positioned to move forward to become a truly inclusive 7-12 school that embraces 21st century learning.â&#x20AC;? McCabe believes the school is in good hands. â&#x20AC;&#x153;With Mr. Ferguson and Ms. Weir-

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as peaceful as we are accustomed.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;However, build it and solve the parking problems,â&#x20AC;? he added. Resident Ray Springer echoed Grahamâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s comments about traffic. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It is an accident waiting to happen,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I seriously hope the town puts in four stop signs instead of two at Edmund and William streets, and reducing the traffic speed as is done in other neighbourhoods. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s dangerous for cars, dangerous for citizens.â&#x20AC;? He was a bit surprised there was no communication with the neighbourhood from the church during this whole process. In regards to the current parish hall, â&#x20AC;&#x153;mothballing it doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t do it for me,â&#x20AC;? said Springer. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I want to know what the short and medium plans are for that building, and I would like to have a commitment from the church that if they make a change they first consult the immediate people in the community.â&#x20AC;?

Ron Ferguson, right, is the new principal at Almonte District High School and is also the intermediate boys basketball coach. At a recent practice he watches as Mack Franklin spins the ball. Burtt at the helm, Almonte District High School will soon become a model for not just the board but the province as well!â&#x20AC;? said McCabe. â&#x20AC;&#x153;ADHS has been an exceptional place to work with exemplary students, a nurturing staff, supportive parents and

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â&#x20AC;&#x153;I am humbled by Mr. Grahamâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s change of heart tonight, as well as Mr. Springerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s good comments,â&#x20AC;? said Rev. Andrew. â&#x20AC;&#x153;So, I think Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d like to begin with an apology, and the apology would be we did not and we should have consulted our neighbours prior to the public documents going forward. I accept full responsibility for that.â&#x20AC;? St. James United Church has been a part of the neighbourhood for 179 years. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We have absolutely no desire to do anything that would negatively impact our neighbourhood â&#x20AC;&#x201C; the neighbourhood we share,â&#x20AC;? said Rev. Andrew. â&#x20AC;&#x153;If this was to be a white elephant, something that would detract from the neighbourhood, it never would have got past our own parish council.â&#x20AC;? For 179 years the community has blessed the church and the church has blessed the community, he continued. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The main reason we are doing what we are doing is to make our facility accessible,â&#x20AC;? said Rev. Andrew. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The church at present is not accessible. One of two exits at our

church caused great concern to the Ocean Wave Fire Company at our last inspection.â&#x20AC;? The Sunday school currently meets across the street at the parish hall and every Sunday morning 15 to 20 children between the ages of three and 10 cross the street. â&#x20AC;&#x153;With the new facility, the Sunday school classrooms are incorporated on the same side of the street as the church, which eliminates a huge safety concern,â&#x20AC;? said Rev. Andrew. The church has done its best to address the parking situation. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The new hall will be for the whole community,â&#x20AC;? said he said, â&#x20AC;&#x153;and our neighbours will be welcome to use it.â&#x20AC;? Rev. Andrew hoped council would look favourably on the proposal and apologized again to the churchâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s neighbours. Council carried a motion to proceed with the development permit agreement. As mayor Wendy LeBlanc is a longtime member of St. James Anglican Church, she declared a conflict of interest and did not participate in the vote or prior discussion.

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The home team held a slight 25-24 shots edge, based mainly on a strong first period effort. Canadians’ coach and general manager Jason Clarke isn’t taking anything for granted despite his team’s early advantage. “We have to win four games, not two,” he said Monday morning. “We know that Mark (Grady), Rob (Dopson) and Walt (Dubas) do a great job with that hockey team,” Clarke said, referring to the Smiths Falls’ coaching staff. “I expect them (Bears) to come out really strong in the next game. They will be playing desperate hockey and we will have to be prepared for them.” Slow start Clarke admits his team wasn’t clicking in the first period of game two Sunday. “Our passing was off. But it was our first playoff period on the road and we did play well defensively. Brandon (O’Neill) had a good period and we were able to keep them (Bears) off the scoreboard. “We made some adjustments and things went much better the rest of the game.” The other three opening round series in the CCHL have all been com-

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Canadians player Jackson Howe, left, puts the puck past Smiths Falls Bears goalie Jimmy Howe, to score the fourth goal of the game in Sunday’s playoff match in Smiths Falls. petitive. But Monday morning Pembroke Lumber Kings and Hawkesbury Hawks both stood on the verge of playoff elimination. The fourth place Lumber Kings were beaten 4-1 at home Sunday night to trail the fifth place Nepean Raiders 3-0 in games. Nepean, the defending league champions, won a pair of 2-1 decisions last Wednesday and Friday to gain the advantage in the best-ofseven. After completing a surprise sweep of Carleton Place in last year’s quarter finals, Hawkesbury are on the brink of being swept themselves this time around. Ottawa Junior Senators, first place finishers during the regular sea-

son, edged the visiting Hawks 4-3 Saturday night to take a 3-0 stranglehold on that best-of-seven set. Hawkesbury qualified for the post season on the final weekend of the campaign, edging out Kanata Stallions for eighth place. Not surprisingly the showdown between third place Cornwall Colts and sixth place Brockville Braves is a dandy! Colts edged Braves 2-1 in Cornwall Sunday night to take a 2-1 lead in games in that best-of-seven. Friday night in Brockville the teams engaged in a more than four-hour marathon. Joey House’s goal at 5:03 of the third overtime period gave Braves a 3-2 triumph. Colts won the opener 5-2 in Cornwall Thursday but needed an

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empty net goal to put it away. In Canadians’ win at Smiths Falls Sunday, forwards Kasteel, Peterson and Howe each had a goal and one assist. Carleton Place native Stephen Baylis set up a pair of goals for the winners. O’Neill had the “luck of Irish” on St. Patrick’s Day. He kicked out 24 shots for the goaltending win. Jimmy Howe stopped 20 shots in a losing cause for Smiths Falls. The home team was assessed eight of 15 minor penalties. Peterson, Kasteel and Baylis made it a three star sweep for Carleton Place. Capture opener Canadians got their post-season off on the right foot Friday night, winning the opener of their quarterfinal set with arch rival Smiths Falls in front of nearly 800 fans at community centre. Last spring Carleton Place, who finished fourth overall during the campaign, lost their home opener to fifth place Hawkesbury by the identical 4-1 count. Hawks went on to complete a surprise four game sweep. Carleton Place had the territorial advantage in game one, outshooting Smiths Falls 30-19 and holding period leads of 1-0 and 2-1. Canadians put the contest away with two unanswered markers in the third. Team ace Globke opened scoring

at 7:47 of the first period. Anthony McVeigh’s shorthanded effort, at the 6:17 mark of period two, turned out to be the winner. Bears’ only goal was a powerplay effort by veteran forward Jeffrey Carroll with a minute and a half remaining in the middle frame. Late season scoring surprise Garrett Moore provided all the insurance Canadians would need with a powerplay strike at 4:06 of the third. Three minutes, 44 seconds later Lucas Gonu iced the win. Globke led all scorers in the game with a goal and one helper. O’Neill wasn’t severely tested. He made 18 saves for the goaltending win. Patrick Martin was steady in the Smiths Falls’ cage, turning aside 26 shots. Each team was handed six penalties. The only major was a misconduct to O’Neill for not proceeding directly to the bench at the end of the opening stanza. Globke, McVeigh and Baylis, who set up the winning marker, were the three stars. If necessary game five goes in Carleton Place Friday at 7:45 p.m. A sixth game would be in Smiths Falls Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m.. If needed a seventh and deciding game would be in Carleton Place next Tuesday (March 26) starting at 7:30 p.m.


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EMC Lifestyle â&#x20AC;&#x201C; On my called to report a single Evethird try, I finally observed ning Grosbeak in a small the Northern Hawk Owl flock of Pine Grosbeaks on reported to me by friends. March 8. Saturday morning, March From Neil Carleton, Al9, I travelled up and down a monte, he noticed six Canada Drummond/North Elmsley Geese flying down the MisTownship Road until I saw sissippi River, March 10. another birder looking into a Northern Cardinals are callLYNDA C. BENNETT tree. Driving to their position, ing in his backyard. The next I saw the owl perched in a day, more than 60 Geese were large tree, matching the bark very well. The other flying by. birders, Martha and Arnie Simpson, are friends I My turn came on March 11 on Kilmarnock hadnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t seen for a time. A great reunion with a spe- Road in Montague Township, to spot a small flock cial bird as the prize! Arnieâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s picture accompanies of Red-winged Blackbirds calling frequently this column. while perched in a tree. Among them was a single The first Red-winged Blackbirds report came Common Grackle. On the river there were three to me from Ray Holland in Pakenham, March 10. pair of Blacks, three pair of Common Mergansers, He counted 32 of them in his backyard that day. a Mallard pair, a Common Goldeneye, plus many Just north of Perth was another flock that day. As Canada Geese. well, the first American Robin was seen by Bev In Carleton Place, on the river, Gerry Tinslay Relfe, up in a tree by Command Bridge in Lanark called to report sighting three Trumpeter Swans. Highlands, March 7. Outside town, Peggy Stewart called to tell of 22 Two days earlier, in Almonte, Eileen Hen- Wild Turkeys coming to her backyard for food. nemann spotted 100 Bohemiam Waxwings in the As well, one pair of Trumpeters were on Missistrees by the post office. In her garden, a Hoary sippi Lake by her home. Redpoll turned up at her feeders. Please call Lynda Bennett at 613-256-5013 or Moving over to the Clayton area, Rita West email bennett@magma.ca with your bird reports.

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Council Meeting Schedule: Public Meeting Jackson - Middleville Subdivision (County File #09-T-12005) Tuesday, March 26th, 2013 at 7:00 pm Council Meeting (to follow)

NOTICE ACTIVATION OF REDUCED LOAD PERIOD ON ALL TOWNSHIP ROADS Take notice that reduced load restrictions (ďŹ ve (5) tonnes per axle) will be in force on all Township Roads effective Monday, March 11th, 2013. The reduced load period is necessary for the protection of all Township Roads which are susceptible to damage during the spring thaw.

DATED 20th day of February, 2013 Ross Trimble, Chief Administrative OfďŹ cer/Clerk Tel: 613-259-2398 or 1-800-239-4695 rtrimble@lanarkhighlands.ca

The restriction will be removed when the likelihood of road damage has diminished. For enquiries about reduced loads please contact The Corporation of the Township of Lanark Highlands Public Works Department at 613-259-2398

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL ASSET MANAGEMENT PLAN The Corporation of the Township of Lanark Highlands is seeking a proposal from qualiďŹ ed ďŹ rms/individuals for the preparation of an Asset Management Plan. Deadline for submission of the proposal is Friday, April 12th, 2013 at 4:00 PM. The Township of Lanark Highlands reserves the right to reject any or all proposals at their sole discretion. For further information, contact: Robert Bunker, Treasurer T: 613-259-2398 ext. 226 F: 613-259-2291 E: rbunker@lanarkhighlands.ca

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DOG TAGS Dog Tags are due for renewal. Tags are available at the Municipal OfďŹ ce, during regular ofďŹ ce hours. The fee is $10.00 (until March 31st when the price will increase to $15.00) and is payable by cash/cheque/interact. Owners are asked to keep the tag fastened on the dog at all times. Kennel Licenses are available, where applicable, for a fee of $50.00. If you require any further information, please contact the Municipal OfďŹ ce. DOGS ARE PROHIBITED FROM RUNNING AT LARGE.


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Unlock the health services available in your own backyard EMC Editorial – We all have the power to determine our own health. What you put into your body can directly affect your energy level and how you perform on a daily basis. In today’s society, it has become even more imperative for people to take ownership of their own health and be an active participant in what’s affecting their bodies. To do that, however, it’s important to be aware of the programs and services offered in our own communities. Many need to seek these things out and it can be a difficult task, but the Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital (CPDMH), its foundation and auxiliary are doing all the work for local residents with a special initiative this Saturday, March 23 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Neelin Street Community Centre. Dubbed the Community Health

Fest, the venture will bring health care providers and community partners together all under one roof so residents can see exactly what is available to them. Furthermore, it supports CPDMH’s strategic plan, which is dedicated to fostering community engagement and encouraging the public to see what’s in their own backyard, in terms of health care. Organizers have ensured this will be a beneficial event for the whole family, with features for young and old. Have your blood pressure tested, hearing checked and receive a massage, all while the kids take a turn around the skating rink, enjoy face painting in a kids zone or take a turn through the Hand Hygiene House of Horrors. The best part: it’s all offered free of charge (thanks to several sponsors) so there’s no excuse not to attend. CPDMH has been working on this

initiative since last fall and they have pulled out all the stops. In addition to more than 35 information booths, 16 complimentary health series seminars will run throughout the day. The topics include something to interest everyone: substance abuse and suicide in relation to youth, diabetes awareness, craniosacral therapy, denture care, epilepsy, advanced care planning and retirement living. Or perhaps you want to find out how your posture affects your health, learn about physiotherapy, discover the benefits of your local health food store and gluten-free living, how to maximize the health of Fido; it will all be covered in half-hour sessions during the event. The Community Health Fest seems to be ahead of the trend and other

communities are jumping on the bandwagon. Smiths Falls, for one, will host their Healthy Living Festival this summer. Another reason it’s beneficial to learn about the programs your hospital has, might also save residents some gas. Many travel to specialists in Ottawa and perhaps farther, but often your local hospital can make the same treatments available to you. In this day and age, saving time and money is something everyone can appreciate. We applaud CPDMH for having the foresight to engage its community like they are. When people know the types of services their local hospital and its partners can offer, they are able to make more informed decisions about their health. And taking control of your own health always makes good sense.

COLUMN

Katching up with my niece Kat EMC Editorial – It’s been awhile since I’ve talked about Kathryn, my adorable niece, and so much has happened, too. Kat – as I like to call her – is getting ready to celebrate her first birthday. I can’t believe it! It seems like only yesterday that I was at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto with my sister, brother-in-law and mother waiting for her arrival. Although my mother and I planned to be in the delivery room for this momentous occasion, circumstances beyond our control prevented it. Instead, Kat made her way into the world by caesarean section on April 15. She was eight pounds, alert and lovely, had beautiful little lips, and a smidgen of soft hair. Kat is a miracle baby. After years of trying to get pregnant and two unsuccessful in vitro fertilization attempts, my 44-year-old sister and her husband at long last accepted they wouldn’t be parents – unless furry babies count. Months later they were surprised but elated to learn they were expecting. Birth defects are one of the things women worry about the most during pregnancy, and there is an increased risk for women who are over age 35. Kat was diagnosed with torticollis. One in 250 infants are born with the condition in which the head is tilted to one side. In Kat’s case, the muscles on one side of her neck did not develop correctly in the womb and she could not turn her head to the right. The majority of torticollis cases can be resolved with straightforward stretching exer-

cises. However, physical therapy, increased time on her tummy and changes in Tara Firma sleeping position weren’t enough for Kat. She was fitted for a helmet and we were told she would wear it until she was a year old. We couldn’t believe how quickly Kat’s head improved with the helmet. About a month ago we got the news the helmet was coming off early. Kat is perfect in my eyes! On Monday (March 18) I got the news she pulled herself up and stood for the very first time. It only lasted 30 seconds, but she stood. My sister, brother-in-law and Kat reside in Brooklin, near Whitby. It’s about a three-hour drive from Carleton Place. Unfortunately, I don’t get to see Kat a lot, but we do “talk” weekly on the telephone. Lately, we’ve been Skyping. It’s hilarious! My sister puts Kat in her highchair and trains the video camera on her. When I accept my incoming Skype call, there she is sitting and smiling at me. We talk, sing songs and read books. Last week I showed her how to blow a kiss. I also have a five-year old nephew, Gage. He’s a doll, too. The other night we played 3D bowling on my phone. He won! I love listening to him tell me about what he’s learning in school. Becoming an aunt is completely out of one’s control. When your sister or sister-inlaw becomes a mother, you become an aunt. It just happens and it changes your life. Being an aunt is everything I thought it would be.

TARA GESNER

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Resident promotes open house on April 18 is much less intimidating. Individuals can make a comment without being shouted down or being intimidated by people who don’t necessarily agree with them.” They have “moved away from audience and council back and forth approach,” according to the mayor and the “nervousness” associated with public disclosure of feelings and opinions, according to Les Reynolds, secretary of GNGN, to an “open” forum. I must state that myself as a member of this committee, GNGN, and having presented the 30 recommendations to council in December 2012, the five volunteers who made up the non-political component of this committee are no longer required, let alone consulted regarding the survey or subsequent presentation. In my humble estimation, having read these two articles, my conclusion is that this present council is all about control of the debate and situation via staff and elected officials without due regard for accountability or transparency. The political stifling of public opinion is based upon lack of record and a divide and conquer mentality via the present council. I personally disagree with this style of governance; thereby the obvious result: controlling any public record of disagreement, let alone have the elected officials, staff, accountable for what they’ve said, where and when. I refer to the Ontario Ombudsman’s report from October 2012 on this very style of governance which states that most municipalities in Ontario still operate in secrecy: www.ombudsman.on.ca/Newsroom/ Press-Release/2012/Some-Ontario-municipalitiesstill--shockingly-secr.aspx?lang=en-CA). This council was elected two years ago on “accountability and transparency.” Democracy is best practised when open and documented for the record. Otherwise it’s about control and anything but accountable, leading to the fiasco documented in the Canadian Gazette Feb. 28. Jim Kowbel, GNGN member, Carleton Place

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DEAR EDITOR: It was with interest and disbelief that I read two articles and one editorial in the Canadian Gazette Feb 28. One on the front page ‘Council declines offer for Hooper St. property, another on page 10 ‘Good Neighbours Great Neighbourhoods open house April 18,’ and the subsequent editorial via EMC regarding development in Carleton Place on page 8. It would appear that the main issue with the article concerning the Hooper St. property and the subsequent uncertainty as to who was where when, what was said, and the confusion resulting in accusations which obviously couldn’t be substantiated due to “lack of record,” further resulted in the developer withdrawing his proposal for a 9.2-acre industrial park on Hooper St. in Carleton Place. Councillors indicating a purported offer, a closed meeting discussing the offer amongst council, the mayor (Wendy LeBlanc) not sure of attendance for some of the discussion, staff opinion not part of record yet clearly an opinion was given via staff? Chair councillor Doug Black held “in camera” sessions about the proposal with fellow councillors, yet there was no record of what was said by who, when, and where. “In camera,” I assume, just means “closed meeting?” This same “lack of record” is evident in the approach taken via council to the presentation of Good Neighbours Great Neighbourhoods (GNGN). The top 12 out of 30 recommendations were unveiled in a “controlled presentation” with easels and separate presentations via councillors. Doug Black chair of GNGN, the mayor on GNGN committee and staff, also noted a citizen’s objection, in council chambers, citing the “lack of public awareness and open dialogue on the subject.” I agree with the objection. All of this in the name of “it became much more civilized by having boards around the room where people could go and express their opinion and be listened to in polite fashion,” according to the mayor. And further “the other method (open discussion),

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Town of Carleton Place holds third Official Plan meeting By TARA GESNER tgesner@perfprint.ca

EMC News â&#x20AC;&#x201C; The third public gathering to create a new Official Plan (OP) for the Town of Carleton Place was held upstairs at the town hall on March 5, during a meeting of the planning and protection committee, which was chaired by Coun. Doug Black. Residents were given an opportunity to voice their concerns regarding the wording of the document with Pierre Mercier and Jane Almond, planning consultants with McIntosh Perry, who were hired by the town to assist in preparing the OP. Mercier has been working with Lisa Young, the townâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s director of planning and development, as well as council and other staff for more than a year to develop a 20-year plan for Carleton Place. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We are trying to make sure we canvass as much of the opinion as possible from local residents to make sure the document we come up with at the end is very much reflective of community values,â&#x20AC;? said Mercier. Almond will be looking after the second part of the process â&#x20AC;&#x201C; renewal of the development permit bylaw (DPB). â&#x20AC;&#x153;These documents are what manage planning for the Town of Carleton Place,â&#x20AC;? said Mercier. â&#x20AC;&#x153;They are important documents because everything that happens on land is going to controlled by these documents in one form or another.â&#x20AC;? An OP is reviewed every five years. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It is the policy document,â&#x20AC;? said Mercier. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It has to be consistent with provincial policy in terms of how we deal with growth, how we deal with environment, etc.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;It also sets the stage for all the other rules the town will use to make sure future development in Carleton Place is done in accordance

with local and provincial standards,â&#x20AC;? he continued. Some changes have been made since the first draft of OP. â&#x20AC;&#x153;What we are trying to do with this plan is refocus long-term development in Carleton Place to the downtown core,â&#x20AC;? said Mercier. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Everything is wrapped around it and all policies are intended to try to revitalize the area; to basically make what makes Carleton Place unique amongst other downtowns really stand out.â&#x20AC;? OP details Mercier explained the OPâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Mississippi district, the older, historical side of Carleton Place, is composed of: â&#x20AC;˘ Downtown district â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Focus on preserving and revitalizing the central business district. â&#x20AC;˘ Mississippi district residential â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Policies apply to the traditional residential area. â&#x20AC;˘ Mississippi district thoroughfares â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Policies designed to improve linkages to the downtown core. â&#x20AC;˘ Mississippi district strategic properties â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Identifies specific parcels with the potential for development supportive of the downtown core. â&#x20AC;˘ Mississippi district transitional sector â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Areas adjacent to the downtown core where future development will provide opportunities for complementary design and uses. The Mississippi district provides for a mix of residential, commercial and recreational uses while maintaining the character of individual neighbourhoods. It encourages new medium and high density residential uses to help stimulate commercial and recreational activities in the downtown core. The rehabilitation/conversion of vacant buildings is encouraged, while protecting the heritage character of the district. Moreover, it provides

opportunities for new waterfront linkages, enhances pedestrian circulation and orientation, encourages cultural activities and facilities, and promotes and supports the protection of urban street trees. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Highway district is what people see when they first come to Carleton Place,â&#x20AC;? said Mercier. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The big box stores, for example.â&#x20AC;? It supports a diverse range of commercial uses that meet the existing and future needs of the community and reduces the need for residents to shop elsewhere. High aesthetic quality is promoted in all commercial areas that reflect the local character, and the needs of local commercial uses to attract visitors and tourists are addressed. Whatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s more, it minimizes the impacts of commercial uses on adjacent sensitive land uses. There are four Employment districts in town, which support the expansion of the municipalityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s employment base by way of flexible land use policies that recognize the dynamic nature of a changing regional economy. Employment districts provide for commercial and industrial uses that require larger land areas, as well as ensure access to efficient transportation links. They provide industrial development opportunities that will not result in land use conflicts, enhance economic development opportunities within town, and minimize the impacts of commercial uses on adjacent sensitive land uses. Residential districts promote sustainable, efficient and diverse residential neighbourhoods; offer a diverse range of housing types and densities; and provide for a range of uses (residential, parks, pathways and recreational facilities, schools and places of worship, home occupations, community and social service

facilities, and existing local commercial uses. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We are also trying to put a focus on green infrastructure and municipal amenities,â&#x20AC;? said Mercier. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This speaks to parks, trails and protecting the environment. However, it also speaks to roads, sewers, pipe services and more. Therefore, we put this all into one section to move the townâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s policies towards something thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s greener.â&#x20AC;? He said all this is going to take awhile to do. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The OP is very big on supporting all development having to bring in pedestrian and cycling components â&#x20AC;&#x201C; as a consideration of the development approval,â&#x20AC;? noted Mercier. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Developers will need to play ball with the municipality in order to get their development approval.â&#x20AC;? Built infrastructure includes: construction and maintenance of roads, bridges and structures; supply and distribution of water; collection and treatment of wastewater; management of storm water; collection and disposal of solid waste; construction and maintenance of energy distribution facilities; and communication and telecommunication infrastructures. The OP also encompasses general design policies, implementation policies and plan administration. Questions and comments For the most part the tone remained civil during the meetingâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s questions and comments segment. Resident Mark Smith â&#x20AC;&#x201C; no stranger to Mercier â&#x20AC;&#x201C; had a long list of questions regarding See OP page A/CP11

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“That’s a question I can’t really address,” responded Mercier. “What counter measures are there for an applicant to ensure the process under the DPB is followed?” questioned Katsoulis. “If I believe an application is complete, but town staff does not believe it is complete, what measures are there to facilitate my application moving forward?” “I am assuming you went to see your councillor and brought it up,” said Mercier. “It’s an internal administration issue,” he continued. As an applicant, Mercier told Katsoulis he has a right of appeal. “You appeal it to the OMB (Ontario Municipal Board) and demonstrate to them that it is complete,” he said. “Can staff just make up their own rules?” asked Katsoulis. “No, there is a process that is established,” said Mercier. However, he noted administrative issues, resources and workload always come into play. “It’s not a well-oiled machine all the time,” said Mercier. “There are human factors that come into play. The intent is to try and get it done efficiently. Forty-five days is a legal, hard number. If you submitted your application and you don’t have your answer within 45 days you can go to the OMB.” “I am going through this now,” said Katsoulis. “This process, the power that has been given to staff does not make things efficient.” He said more red tape has been brought to him, in order to slow down his application. “I have evidence of this,” said Kat-

soulis. “What changes are being made to speed things up so people can get on with developing and stop being bogged down?” Mercier asked Katsoulis about his development, who said it was zoned highway commercial. “You are not happy with how the system’s functioning,” said Mercier. “That’s an administrative problem. However, I’ve heard the opposite from a lot of other developers.” “Obviously, you weren’t here at the last meeting,” said Katsoulis. “I wasn’t here, but I have heard the opposite,” said Mercier. “It’s a town that’s growing. There are a lot of development pressures here, and I’m not surprised things get bogged down.” He promised to take Katsoulis’ comments to heart. “I believe there are changes to be made,” said the developer. “The OP lays the framework (what you can and cannot do), but the development permit bylaw is yet to come,” stressed Mercier, “and there will be public meetings.” Carleton Place staff has been working with the town’s current DPB for the last three years. “I think developers should have more input,” said Katsoulis. “You will,” said Almond. “We are going to have an open house. You can come up and talk to us and give us specific examples so we can go back and tweak the document and make it work in a more efficient manner.” In the next couple of months there will be an open house on the development permit bylaw, said Mercier. In regards to affordable housing, Coun. Jerry Flynn asked if 10 per cent of housing construction is to be designated affordable.

“The target is 10 per cent affordable,” said Mercier. “However, I think just about every house in Carleton Place is affordable because you have to take into consideration the Ottawa market.” “Well affordable means nothing without identifying what affordable is,” said Flynn. Mercier said a figure is provided by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs. “It’s very well known that contractors can’t afford to build affordable housing,” said Flynn. “That’s why we don’t have affordable housing for seniors in Carleton Place. There is no money to build affordable housing, so let’s not fool people here.” “We have to meet the provincial policy statement, councillor,” clarified Mercier. “We have to establish a target and that is what the OP is doing.” Flynn said affordable housing for seniors is at the top of the town’s priority list. The next step “After tonight’s public meeting, we will be looking at whatever other revisions we have to do to the document,” said Mercier, “but essentially it will be ready for adoption by council.” Once council adopts it, it would either go to the province for final approval or it will go to Lanark County for final approval. “Lanark County is in the process of doing an OP,” said Mercier, “and once it has its plan, it would approve all the local municipal plans in Lanark County.” “It is an important process,” Mercier said of the OP. “Your comments are appreciated.” Please visit the Town of Carleton Place website for updates on the process to create a new Official Plan for the community.

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11th annual Summer Hospital Golf Classic set for June 21 The 11th annual Summer Hospital Golf Classic to raise funds for the Almonte General Hospital and Fairview Manor will be held this year on Friday, June 21 at the Canadian Golf & Country Club. A number of generous sponsors have already agreed to support the tournament, which is the Foundation’s largest annual fundraising event. Last year’s tournament raised $80,000 for the purchase of essential medical equipment. “Sponsors are essential to the success of our golf tournament,” said Almonte General Hospital/ Fairview Manor (AGH/FVM) Foundation Executive Director Gerry Huddleston. “Many sponsorship opportunities are available and sponsorship funds go directly to help purchase medical equipment, which is not funded by any level of government.” Mr. Huddleston, golf committee chair Guido Patrice, key tournament organizer Bert McIntyre and other members of the golf team are now

approaching potential sponsors for this year’s tournament. Registration for the tournament is $125 per player, and includes 18 holes of golf, a power cart, a served chicken dinner and barbecue lunch. The action gets under way with a shotgun start at noon. Golfers will have free access to the driving range, putting greens and chipping area at the Canadian prior to the tournament.

The event can accommodate 216 golfers, and up to 80 additional guests for dinner. Another highlight of the day will be the live and silent auctions of a wide array of donated items. “Register early to avoid disappointment, because our tournament always sells out,” said Mr. Huddleston. For more information, or to register, please contact Gerry Huddleston at 613-256-2514, ext. 2297 or by email at ghuddleston@agh-fvm.com. Mr. Huddleston can also be reached at home by calling 613-256-7924. Foundation Development Coordinator Kathy Brooks can be reached at 613-256-254, ext. 2296 or by email at kbrooks@ agh-fvm.com. You can also register at www.agh-fvm.com/agh/ ecommerce/Donate_campaign.asp “This is our best fundraiser of the year,” said Mr. Huddleston. “Support quality care, close to home by supporting the Almonte General Hospital/Fairview Manor.”

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Save the date! Community Health Fest this Saturday, March 23 By TARA GESNER tgesner@perfprint.ca

EMC Lifestyle â&#x20AC;&#x201C; If you want to achieve a healthy lifestyle and be the best you can be then the inaugural Community Health Fest in Carleton Place is the place to be. Hosted by the Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital (CPDMH), its auxiliary and foundation, the event takes place this Saturday, March 23, at the Neelin Street Community Centre (arena), and runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission to Community Health Fest is free, thanks to a number of generous sponsors. Whatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s more, visitors can enjoy free blood pressure tests, massages, hearing screening, entertainment, skating (2 to 3 p.m.) and draws every 30 minutes. The kids will love participating in fun activities â&#x20AC;&#x201C; balloon animals and face painting (Korny Klowns) and hand

hygiene at the House of Horrors. Sixteen compelling and knowledgeable speakers present a series of free health seminars, which run every 30 minutes from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Learn about the health-care services offered close to home. With approximately 35 exhibitors, the Community Health Fest covers the full spectrum of health-related sectors. Participants include: Alzheimer Society of Lanark County; Heritage Massage Therapy (Amber Henry RMT & Andrew Chapman RMT); Balance Within Yoga & Wellness Studio; Blossom Weight Loss and Image ChiroActive; Connect Hearing; CPDMH Auxiliary; CPDMH Foundation; Carleton Place Denture Clinic; Carleton Place Drug Strategy Committee; Carleton Place Early Years Centre; Carleton Place Farmersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Market; Carleton Place Positive Change Centre; Carleton Place Childcare Services; Dixon Massage Therapy;

Epicure Selections; Epilepsy OttawaCarleton; Heritage Optometric Clinic; Holistic Cooking Academy of Canada; Juice Plus; Kingsway Arms at Carleton Place Manor; Lanark County Interval House; Lanark County Mental Health; Lorraineâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Your Breast Care Studio & More; Murphy Chiropractic Health Centre; Naismith Physiotherapy Clinic; Natural Pet Foods; Ottawa Valley Midwives; Shoppers Drug Mart (Carleton Place); Shoppers Home Health Care; St. Johnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Masonic Child ID Program; The Granary; Town of Carleton Place; Walmart Pharmacy; Waterside Retirement Community; and Wellness Tree. Representatives from the Alzheimer Society of Lanark County are looking forward to showcasing how they can assist local residents and their families who are suffering with the disease. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Community Health Fest is a perfect forum for the Alzheimerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Society as our mission statement is to reach out

and alleviate the personal and social consequences associated with dementia in the community,â&#x20AC;? said Karen Timmons, education and support coordinator. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The forum will allow us to share the educational and support services offered by the Alzheimerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Society.â&#x20AC;? Another exhibitor on Saturday is Epilepsy Ottawa-Carleton (EOC), which serves Lanark and Renfrew counties, the City of Ottawa, and the counties of Prescott, Russell, Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Epilepsy Ottawa-Carleton is attending the Community Health Fest to help raise awareness about epilepsy â&#x20AC;&#x201C; a hidden neurological disorder that affects thousands in Ottawa and the surrounding communities,â&#x20AC;? said Karen Fisher, epilepsy survivor and fighter. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Epilepsy Ottawa-Carleton hopes to reach out to those living with epilepsy and their family and friends to help them know

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The family of DOROTHY ERWIN cordially invite you to an OPEN HOUSE to celebrate their Mother’s 80TH BIRTHDAY at Perthshire Community Centre 27 Lally Lane, Perth on Saturday, March 30, from 2-4 p.m. Best Wishes Only

HAPPY 30th ANNIVERSARY Terry and Lynn Buffam March 19, 2013 Please join us in the celebration on March 23, 2013 at Perth Legion Br. 244 8:00 p.m. Music: Mathew Dickson, Steve Hanah and Cal Henderson IN MEMORIAM

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Just inside the main entrance of the C.R. Gamble Funeral Home is a book of remembrance. Each day we turn a page in the book. The names of those we have served are inscribed on that date along with the year in which they passed away. It is our way of honouring and remembering a life that was lived. It is

also our way of saying “thank you” to the many families who have shown confidence in us since we came to Almonte in 1973. Some families are unable to visit this book on the anniversary of the death of those they love. For this reason we are proud to publish these names weekly as our way of saying…“We Remember”.

21st 1972 - Kenny, Edith 1972 - Bhe, Rev. Robert D. 2001 - Anderson, Mabel Jean 2001 - Harris, Alfred Neale 2006 - Cole, Brent Frank 2009 - Lalonde, Stewart Wilson 22nd 1980 - Waddell, Lillian Isabel 1990 - Jones, Doris Margaret 1999 - Scott, Robert Armstrong (Bob) 2002 - Rath, John Elmer 23rd 1980 - Kelly, Mary Ann 24th 1984 - James, Candace Elizabeth Marie 1986 - MacFarlane, David George 1989 - Guay, Lawrence James (Larry) 1995 - Drummond, David Stewart

2004 - Houston, Jean Elizabeth (Betty) 2008 - Risch, Theodore Werner “Ted” 2012 - Ladouceur, Alma Mae 25th 1975 - Goudie, Janet Dunlop 1983 - Kennedy, Dorothy Marion 26th 2006 - Langtot, Sheryl Therese 2011 - Duncan, Helen Forsythe 27th 1983 - Lowry, Gertrude Lillian 1992 - Pratt, Ernest Frederick 1992 - Dark, Alice Maud 1997 - Kidder, Emmie 1999 - Bourk, Gordon Allen 2001 - Dickson, Annie Edwards 2010 - Inch, Rose Lorraine

CALEB NIKORA REWI – Born February 3, 2013 at Smiths Falls Hospital. Ecstatic parents are Te Kapua and Lindsay Rewi, Perth, Ontario. Grandparents Randy and Leah Williams, Aunt Cristy, Koro Mark and Nana Tiare, several aunts and uncle in Australia all welcome our little blessing from God. Thanks to Dr. Brambilla, Dr. McGregor, Dr. Kerner and hospital staff for your great care.

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I would like to sincerely thank relative, friends and neighbours, for sharing in my 90th Birthday party at the Villa. The flowers, cards, tickets and gifts were greatly appreciated. Special thanks to Debbie and the staff of the Villa for all their help. Thanks again, Catherine Watt CLR419150

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HAPPY 1st BIRTHDAY Lukas Hamilton March 24, 2013 Hugs and Kisses Mommy & Daddy Frenchline Grandma and Grandpa IN MEMORIAM

Raymond & Brenda Hutchinson are pleased to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jacqui Hutchinson to Jesse Robertson. Son of Marvin Robertson & Shelley Graham, and stepson of Andrew Graham. Wedding to take place in Jamaica on December 11 2013.

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THANK YOU With love and appreciation we would like to thank everyone for phone calls, cards and gifts we received for our anniversary. Many thanks and love to our son and his wife, Terry and Bev and our daughter and her husband, Debra and Garry for all the work and planning for this special day. Also thanks to Lombard Glen Golf and Country Club for a delicious meal. Thanks again. Marg and Torrence McDonnell

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JORDAN, Andrew – In loving memory of a dear Grandson who passed away March 20, 2001. They say there is a reason They say that time will heal But neither time nor reason Will change the way we feel. For no-one knows our heartache That lies behind our smiles No-one knows how many times We have broken down and cried. Andrew, we want to tell you something So there won’t be any doubt You’re so wonderful to think of But so hard to be without. Lovingly remembered Grandpa and Grandma Jordan

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CARD OF THANKS The family of the late Larry Leslie would like to express their sincere and heartfelt gratitude to everyone who supported us through Larry’s short illness and sudden passing. Larry would have been honoured and humbled by your outpouring of kindness. Larry was a devoted father to Greg, Matt and Philip, special father to David, loving husband of Susan. We thank you all for your prayers, calls, emails, cards, donations, flowers, food and transportation. To Malcolm MacIntosh, a special thank you for the beautiful and personal service and to the pallbearers; Ken Thomson, Graham Merpaw, Stacy Robertson, Greg, Matt and Tom Leslie and honorary bearer David. Thank you to the Life Skill staff and especially Carin Naismith for your support to help David find his way during this difficult time. To Wendy Doherty, thank you is not enough, you were there for us and Larry every step of the way, going above and beyond. Thank you to the staff and volunteers of Smiths Falls Hospital and Dr. G. Hendry and staff for the exceptional care and also Scott at Blair & Sons. Larry was a gentle man with whom you could laugh with, lean on, learn from and love. He leaves us with the best of memories. Susan Leslie & family

FOSTER, Myrna – In loving memory of a dear wife, mother and grandmother who passed away March 23, 2011. No one knows our heartaches, Only those who have lost can tell Of the grief that we bear in silence For the one we loved so well. Sunshine passes, shadows fall Love’s remembrance outlasts all; And though the years be many or few, They are filled with remembrance of you. Sadly missed George and family and the Harris families


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HARRIS Peacefully at the Carleton Place Hospital, after a lengthy illness, with his wife by his side, on Sunday March 17, 2013, at the age of 73.

Colin Harris Loving husband of Doreen. Stepfather of Claire. Dear brother of Gil, Barley and Shirley. At Colin’s request, there will be no visitation or service. Colin’s ashes will return home to England. For those who wish, a donation to L.A.W.S., or the Lung Association would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in the care of the Alan R. Barker Funeral Home (613) 257-3113. www.barkerfh.com

Seymour Ethel Irene Seymour (née White)

(aka Renée Marquette) Peacefully, in her 101st year on March 16th. Born in December 1912, Ethel led a rich and colourful life shortly after she met her true love, Harold, at Danforth Technical High School in Toronto. Harold made his living in show business with a series of dance acts, and in 1934, during Prohibition, they were secretly married in Montreal between supper-club shows at an illegal speakeasy run by gangsters; their best man was the club’s bouncer. Upon returning home from World War II, Harold, who was in the Tin Hats Entertainment Corp of the Canadian Army, formed a dance/ marionette supper-club act with Ethel, and became known as Hal & Renée Marquette and Their Marionettes. (Think Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers with puppets.) They toured many supper clubs and vaudeville theatres throughout Ontario, Quebec, and New York State in the 1940s and ‘50s. With the huge expansion of the automobile industry after WWII, the Shell Oil Company hired them to help open up service stations throughout North America. And so they became a touring marionette road show, much like the ancient Punch & Judy puppet shows roaming England 200 years ago but instead operating out of the side of an early version of an 18-wheeler. As well, they played countless Fall fairs in Ontario, Quebec and BC on behalf of Shell, including in Toronto the Royal Winter Fair, the Sportsman Show and the CNE. Hal and Renée Marquette were pioneers in Canadian television and helped to inaugurate the CBC’s English-language TV network on its first day of broadcasting, September 8, 1952, with their marionette act. As well, they became the puppeteers for the popular Canadian Howdy Doody TV Show, which began airing in November 1954 and lasted five years. Ethel leaves two children, three grand-daughters, nine great grandchildren, and very recently one great, great grand-daughter. Harold died in 1980. Her daughter Marilyn and son Chris (Perth) would like to thank Hilltop Nursing Home in Merrickville, Ontario, and the Carolina Retirement Suites in Perth, Ontario, for their excellent care of Ethel over the past five years. Services were held privately for the family. Those wishing may consider a contribution in Ethel’s memory to the Arts or Theatre program of choice. Arrangements are in the care of Blair & Son Funeral Directors, Perth. Blair & Son Funeral Home, Perth (613) 267-3765 to send your condolences or for further information visit www.blairandson.com

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Abbott Joan “Bunty” Abbott

In Ottawa on Monday March 4th 2013, Joan (Garland) Abbott after a long struggle with dementia and arthritis left us at the age of 93. Her beloved husband of 67 years John “Kim” Abbott died in 2011. She will be sadly missed by her daughter Susan Abbott (Bill) of Ottawa and her son John (Heather) of Vancouver, her grandchildren Matthew (Allison), Daniel (Paula), Richard and Patrick and her great grandchildren Lachlan, Channing, Caspar, Nicholas, Bianca and Charles. We will always remember her sense of humour, her love of nature, her love of dogs and her love of books, her beautiful smile and always her love for family. The family is indebted to the help and care that she and we received from the staff at the Perth Community Care Center and from the Perley Rideau Veterans Health Center. Two very special people were invaluable and we thank Zofia Sniatecka and Louise Jacek for their loving care. A spring memorial service will be arranged for family and friends and an announcement will be made at that time. In lieu of flowers a donation to charity of your choice would be appreciated. Arrangements are in the care of Blair & Son Funeral Directors, Perth. Condolences and messages may be left at www.blairandson.com Blair & Son Funeral Home, Perth (613) 267-3765 to send your condolences or for further information visit www.blairandson.com

SABOURIN Joseph Henri Raymond In hospital at Almonte surrounded by the love of his family on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Henri Sabourin of Almonte, age 76 years. Dearly loved husband and best friend for more than 50 years to Marjorie (nee; Napier). Cherished father of Anne (Bruce) McCartney, Yvette Sabourin, Yvonne (Greg) Stewart, Paulette (Lawrence) Wark and Paul (Juliana) Sabourin. Proud grandpa of 11 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Dear brother of Albert, Annette (Ben) Brunet and Colette (Pierre) Deschenes. Brother-in-law of Elaine Madore & Tom Napier. Son of the late Léopold and Marie-Louise (nee; Lachapelle). Predeceased by his sisters; Nöella (late Alvin) Logan, Lise Bergeron and brother; Gérard and sisters-in-law; Ramona (late Alvin) Logan and Thelma (late Ken) Gourley. Family and Friends were received at the C. R. GAMBLE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL INC. 127 Church Street, Almonte, ON. (613)256-3313 for visiting on Friday, March 15 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Funeral was held Saturday at Holy Name of Mary Church, Almonte for Celebration of the Eucharist at 12 noon. Spring interment, Auld Kirk Cemetery, Almonte. For those who may want to honour Henri with a memorial donation, please consider the Almonte General Hospital Fairview Manor Foundation. Condolences & tributes: www.crgamble.com

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FARRELL Steven Douglas October 9, 1959 – March 10, 2013 Our beloved Steve passed away suddenly, at home, on Sunday, March 10, 2013. He leaves to mourn, his cherished daughters, Kara (Sebastian Last) and Stevie Lynn (Cody Adams). Also left to grieve are his parents, Stanley and Dorothy, his brothers, David (Trudi), and Michael (Lorraine). Missing him are his nephews, Christopher, Kurt, and Billy and his niece Karissa. Also his loving friend Nancy Sinclair. Steve attended City View Public School, Greenbank Public School and North Grenville District High School. After graduation, Steve headed west to Calgary, returning to Kemptville and married Lynn Render. At the time of his death, Steve had spent 30 years working for the Department of National Defense, where he had enjoyed being and met many friends. His large group of close friends, buddies, work associates will miss his sense of humour, jokes, and the certain way he had of making everybody comfortable. We will all miss you Steven, you truly were a great man. A Celebration of Steve’s life will be held at the North Grenville Municipal Centre, 285 County Road 44, Kemptville, on Thursday, March 21, 2013 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart & Stroke Foundation.

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NESBITT Andrew Garnet ‘Gary’ Peacefully in his sleep at the Elisabeth Bruyere Hospital on his birthday March 14, 2013. Gary Nesbitt of Carp and formerly of Richmond at age 71. Beloved husband and best friend for over 36 years to Debbie. Cherished father of Drew (Donna), Brent, Lesley (Andy), and Sonya (Daryl). Proud ‘Papa’ to nine grandchildren and two greatgrandchildren. Predeceased by his parents Sefton and Sadie Evelyn (nee Rae) and survived by his four siblings Elaine (Roger), Doug (Wendy), Donnie (the late Brenda), and Penny (Gordie). Godfather to Melissa. Fondly remembered by his extended family and friends. Family and Friends are welcome to join us at C. R. GAMBLE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL INC. 127 Church St., Almonte, ON. (613)256-3313. for a Celebration of Life on Friday, March 22, 2013, at 4 pm. Donations in Gary’s name may be made to the Elisabeth Bruyere Hospital. A special thanks to the staff at the Elisabeth Bruyere Hospital for their care and support. Condolences & Tributes: www.crgamble.com

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CLEMENT Edna September 20, 1921 – March 17, 2013 Peacefully at Almonte Country Haven on Sunday, March 17, 2013. Loving daughter of the late Aline and Perry Clement. Survived by her siblings Viola Larose (the late Fred), and Theresa Robillard (the late Eldon). Predeceased by her siblings Della Hotham, Frank Clement, Beatrice Clement, Patricia Farrel, Orville Clement and Marie Charlebois. Edna will be fondly remembered by her many nieces and nephews. Edna’s family would like to thank the staff at Almonte Country Haven for their wonderful care. Friends visited at the Almonte Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 154 Elgin Street, Almonte on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 from 1 to 3pm and 6 to 8pm. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at Holy Name of Mary Church, Almonte, on Wednesday March 20, 2013 at 11:30 am. Spring interment St. Mary’s Cemetery, Almonte. In lieu of flowers donations to the Almonte General Hospital or Holy Name of Mary Roman Catholic Church would be appreciated. Condolences, tributes or donations may be made at www.tubmanfuneralhomes.com.

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Peacefully at the Carleton Place Hospital, after an illness, on Sunday March 17, 2013, at the age of 56. Terry Priesto Loving husband of Kelly (nee Stewart). Proud father of Nicholas “Nick”. Predeceased by his parents Bill and Jean Priesto. Terry will be especially missed by his special aunt Bev Runtz, his uncle Bert Marshall, cousins Brenda Phillips, David Runtz (Diane), Brian and Louise Hicks and Mary Kay (Tony Gilson), and the Stewart family. The family wish to thank the staff of the Critical Care Wing of the Ottawa Hospital, General Campus for their care of Terry. Friends may visit the family at the Alan R. Barker Funeral Home, 19 McArthur Avenue, Carleton Place, on Friday March 22, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. until the funeral service in the chapel at 11:00 a.m. For those who wish, a donation to the Ottawa Hospital or the Ottawa Regional Cancer Center would be appreciated by the family. Those attending the service for Terry are asked to wear blue and white to reflect Terry’s passion for the Toronto Maple Leafs. www.barkerfh.com

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Ernest Floyd

Suddenly at home on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 in his 75th year. Beloved husband of the late Leona (nee Vandusen). Dear and special friend of Edna Adrain. Loving father to Norma Jean Molson, Brenda (Mervin Ball), Cathy (Dwayne), Ernest (Tammy), Sharron (Ron Gordon) and Kolynda Archibald (Shawn). Sadly miss by many Grandchildren and Great grandchildren. Dear brother to Glen (Lois). Predeceased by his brother Billy and his parents Cora (nee McInnis) and William Wark. Sadly missed by his sister-in-law Francis. Fondly remembered by the Vandusen Family, and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. The family would like to send a special thank you to the Paramedics, Nurses, Staff and Doctors of the Perth Hospital, as well as, Const. Bruce Wilcox of the O.P.P. for their compassionate care. Friends were invited to visit with the family at Lannin Funeral Home and Chapel Smiths Falls on Friday, March 15, 2013 from 2-9PM. A Funeral Service was be held in our Chapel on Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 11 o’clock. An interment will be held at Clayton United Cemetery in the spring. As expressions of sympathy donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated by the family. online condolences available at www.lannin.ca

Peacefully in hospital in Perth on Monday, March 18th, 2013 in her 87th year. Predeceased by her beloved husband Delbert E. Truelove. Dearly loved mother of Donna and Nancy Truelove, Eric (Kathy) and Gord Truelove. Cherished grandmother of Angela, Kristy, Marly, Lydia and Danny; great grandmother of Bryce, Alyssa, Sydney and Hailey. Dear sister of Norma (Bud) Thomas, Glenna Dunham, Judi DiPietro and the late Doris Sumara, Vernon and Gordon McKinnon. Hilda will be fondly remembered by her sisters-in-law Liz and Mary McKinnon, all her family, friends and those who knew her. Friends were received at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, 15 Gore St. W. Perth on Tuesday, March 19th, 2013 from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. Funeral service was held in the Chapel on Wednesday at 11:00 A.M. Interment will be held privately in Crawford Cemetery, McDonald’s Corners. In remembrance, contributions to the Lanark Animal Welfare Society (L.A.W.S.) or the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Blair & Son Funeral Home, Perth (613) 267-3765 to send your condolences or for further information visit www.blairandson.com

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Passed away peacefully at the Carleton Lodge, Nepean on Tuesday, March 12, 2013, Mary “Nora” Aubin at the age of 94. Devoted wife and best friend of the late Leonard. Loving mother of John Aubin (Joan Macartney), Anne Earl, Allan (Mary) Aubin, Judy Aubin, Jane Aubin (Kursad Turksen), Chris Aubin (Irene Foran), Mary (Tom) McLaughlan, Jerry Aubin (Melanie Alsford) and Tim Aubin. Nora will be sadly missed by her 11 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. She is predeceased by her sister Agatha Terrance. Friends were received at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, Smiths Falls on Friday, March 15, 2013 from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Saturday at 11 o’clock at St. Francis de Sales Church, Smiths Falls. Interment will take place at St. Columban’s Parish Cemetery in Cornwall. For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made in Nora’s memory to CHEO. Blair & Son Funeral Home, Smiths Falls (613) 283-2800 to send your condolences or for further information visit www.blairandson.com

WHALEY (nee Dulmage), Nora Anita September 17, 1941 - March 11, 2013

Peacefully on March 11th, 2013 at The Hospice at May Court at the age of 71 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Born and raised in Heckston, Ontario. Beloved wife of James Whaley. Proud and loving mother of Barbara (Mark Brunzell) and Brenda (Kevin Christensen). Beloved grandmother of Logan, Lauren and Rachel. Survived by brothers Roy, Ross and Doug Dulmage and sister Sheila Crowder. Nora will be greatly missed by those who knew her. She will always be remembered for her beautiful spirit, unwavering faith and the unconditional love she showed to all. Friends and family were invited to visit at the Brown Chapel, Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 805 Prescott Street, Kemptville, on Thursday, March 14th from 6-8 p.m. and Friday, March 15th from 1-3 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. A Funeral Service was held at St. Andrew’s United Church, 256 South Gower Drive, on Saturday, March 16th at 11 a.m. A light lunch was served directly after the service. As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions to The Hospice at May Court would be appreciated.

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Gallagher Gerald ‘Gerry’ Gallagher Unexpectedly in hospital in Perth on Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 (former co-owner of Balderson Cafe, retired following 35 years with Electrohome, Kitchener) at the age of 67. Loved and long time partner of Isobel Meagher. He will be sadly missed by his children Linda (Sean), Michael (Leah), Rick (Jackie) and Rob and grandchildren Keegan, Sean, Megan, Ashley, Brittney and Connor, great granddaughter Isabella, his brother Jim (Pauline) Gallagher and sister Bonnie Gallagher and all of his family and friends. Services will be held privately for the family with interment to be at a later date in Breslau, Ontario. In remembrance, contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society (Patient Transportation) would be appreciated. Message of condolence may be left at www.blairandson.com

GILCHRIST Marjorie Born at home on December 26, 1936 in Dundee, Scotland. Peacefully on March 13, 2013 at Almonte General Hospital. Marjorie (nee Lowden) of Clayton and formerly of Bells Corners Loving wife of 54 years to Mike. Cherished mother of Heather Leonard (Jerry). Adored “Nanny” of Andrew, Stephanie (Tom Clement) and Kirsty. Youngest sister of Mabel and Robert, the late William and James. Aunt to Linda. Donations in memory of Marjorie may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. A special thanks to Dr. Gonkers (Ottawa General Hospital), Dr. McKillop and the nurses at Almonte General Hospital for their care and support. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of the C. R. GAMBLE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL INC. 127 Church St., Almonte, ON. (613)-256-3313 Condolences & Tributes: www.crgamble.com

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CONNOLLEY, Mary Teresa “MT” – 69, Port Bickerton, Guysborough Co. passed away peacefully in St. Mary’s Memorial Hospital, Sherbrooke on Wednesday February 27th, 2013. Born in Montreal, Que., she was a daughter of the late John and Mary (Flannery) Connolley. MT was predeceased by her loving soul mate, Ted Richards. She will be remembered fondly by Ted’s daughter Kirsten; her many friends and neighbours in Port Bickerton and surrounding area. MT was an active member of the Port Bickerton Lighthouse Committee. A special thank you is extended to the Doctors, nurses and staff of St. Mary’s Memorial Hospital, Sherbrooke for their excellent care and compassion given to MT over these past few months. By Mt’s request, there will be no visitation or funeral service. Memorial donations may be made to the Port Bickerton Lighthouse Committee. Funeral arrangements are under the dignified and compassionate care of the G.W. Giffin Funeral Home, St. Mary’s Chapel, Sherbrooke. On-line condolences may be made at www.gwgiffin.com

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CONNOLLEY, Mary Theresa - 1944-2013, 69, Port Bickerton, Guysborough Co. passed away peacefully in St. Mary’s Memorial Hospital, Sherbrooke on Wednesday, February 27, 2013. Born in Montreal, Que., she was a daughter of the late John and Mary (Flannery) Connolley. MT was predeceased by her loving soul mate, Ted Richards. She will be remembered fondly by ted’s daughter Kirsten; her many friends and neighbours in Port Bicerton and surrounding area. MT was an active member of the Port Bickerton Lighthouse Committee. A special thank you is extended to the Doctors, nurses and staff of St Mary’s Memorial Hospital, Sherbrooke for their excellent care and compassion given to MT over these past few months. By Mt’s request, there will be no visitation or funeral service. Memorial donations may be made to the Port Bickerton Lighthouse Committee. Funeral arrangements are under the dignified and compassionate care of the G.W. Giffin Funeral Home, St. Mary’s Chapel, Sherbrooke. On-line condolences may be made at www.gwgiffin.com IN MEMORIAM

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DILLABAUGH, Douglas – In loving memory of Douglas Dillabaugh who passed away on March 23, 2010. We do not need a special day To bring him to our minds. For the days we do not think of him Are very hard to find. We would give all the world If all the world were ours to give To see the face of Douglas dear Come smiling through the door. Forever loved and remembered by wife Jean and all the family

O’NEAL, Art – In loving memory of Art who passed away March 25, 2007. You Will Be Remembered You will be remembered when the flowers bloom in Spring. And in the summer time remembered In the fun that summer brings. When fall brings leaves of gold. In the winter time in the stories that are told. And you will be remembered each day right from the start. For the memories that we once shared, Forever live within my heart. Love Millie and family

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MacPHERSON, Donald – In loving memory of a Father / Grandfather who passed away March 20, 2012. Those we love don’t go away Unseen, unheard, but always near. Still loved, still missed and very dear. Unknown

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JAMES, Joyce – In loving memory of a dear ARCAND, Joe – In mother, grandmother memory of a loving and great grandmother Husband, Father, who passed away Grandfather & Great March 27, 2007. Grandfather who Though her smile passed away March is gone forver, 20 2012. And her hand we Those we love don’t cannot touch go away, Still we have so They walk beside us many memories every day, Of the one we loved Unseen, unheard but so much. always near. Her memory is Forever loved and our keepsake forever dear, With which we will never part Love always God has her in Shirley, family & loving His keeping pets Bailey & Whiskers We have her in our hearts. Sadly missed and never forgotten by her family BOWES - In loving memory of Annie Laurie (Laura) 1905-1980 James Alexander (Alex) 1908-1993 Memories remain of the good times and the hard ARCAND – In Memory times. We made it through and of Joe Arcand life goes on. March 20, 2012 We love you, and the Not a day passes by Dad that we don’t think knowledge you passed on. of you We have good memories that will last Love you dearly son, Douglas forever Even though you are not here with us we still MacPHERSON, Don have you in our hearts September 2, 1928 -March 20, 2012 We miss you Dad, Dear Dad & Grandpa Grandpa and Poppa Nothing can ever take Love, Debbie, Perry, away Amy, Trevor, Shelby, The love a heart holds Danica dear. Michael, Gen, Abby, Fond memories linger Hudson, Maddisson, every day, Andrew BENNETT, Harwood (Benny) - In loving memory of a dear husband, best friend, father, grandfather and great grandfather who passed away March 20, 1997. 16 years have passed since you said goodbye, You are not forgotten. I think of you everyday. Always loved and remembered by wife Audrey, children Arlene, Hugh and spouses, grandchildren and great grandchildren

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Remembrance keeps him near. You were always true and patient Through the years you struggled on And those hands that rest forever Made the home that now is gone. Miss you so much Dad Marion, Rick and Nowella, Alan, Lorne, Maria, Laurie Ann

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BOURNE, Reginald (Reg) – In loving memory of a dear father, father-in-law, grandfather who passed away six years ago March 25, 2007. As time goes by without you, And days turn into years They hold a million memories And a thousand silent tears. To us you were so special What more is there to say Except to wish with all our hearts That you were here today. Love always Georgia, Reg, Ann, Carlie, Andy, David, Debbie, Freddie, George, Tamarah, Joan, Glen, Bruce, Linda, Tim, Lynda, Mark, Kim and Grandchildren RATHWELL - In Loving Memory of Ruby Wilena (Plant), who passed away 15 years ago on March 19, 1998. Little things. That’s all it takes, To make us start thinking of her. A word. A place that we shared, Doing the things that we use to do. She’s gone. Our life goes on, Because we know she’s with the Lord. Miss her? You know we do. So do the grandchildren she adored. Always remembered by her children and grandchildren

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SUTHERLAND, Ella - In loving memory of a dear wife, mother and grandmother who passed away March 28, 1999 Palm Sunday March comes with deep regrets It brings back days we will never forget. Life goes on and years pass by But treasured memories of you will never die. Always in our hearts Husband Doug and Family

All brands of used appliances sold (or repaired at your place or ours) with warranty and free delivery. We also sell new parts for most appliances. George Peters Appliances, #3756 Hwy. 43, Smiths Falls (between Perth and Smiths Falls). (613)283-8634. Antique bath tub with claw feet, $200 o.b.o. 613-285-4844.

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WHITE, Thomas J. In loving memory Thomas J. White September 11, 1915 March 26, 2003 In memory of a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.

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CARPOOLS

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Car Pool- Smiths Falls to Ottawa (return) via Hwy. 15 & 10 (through Richmond). Drop-off points: 1) Fallowfield/Hope Side Rd. (construction site). 2) Fallowfield/Woodroofe (Park ‘N Ride). 3) Algonquin College (Woodroofe/Baseline). Leaving Smiths Falls 5:45 a.m., leaving Ottawa 3:45 p.m. Email: carpoolsmithsfalls@yahoo.ca Call 613-323-0440.

FIREWOOD Dry hardwood firewood, stored inside, dried 1 full year, (613)256-3258 or (613)620-3258. Also birch mix available.

Firewood- Cut, split and delivered or picked up. Dry seasoned hardwood or softwood from $50/face cord. Phone Greg Knops (613)658-3358, cell (613)340-1045.

MUSIC Certified piano technician, with Piano Technician’s Guild, extensive experience with tuning, repairing and rebuilding. Contact Grant Pattingale at 613-284-8333, 1-877-742-6648 or www.piano4u.ca

HUNTING SUPPLIES

Gun and Sportsman Show, Saturday, March 30, 9-4, Sunday, March 31, 9-3, Grenville Fish & Game Club, 2596 Campbell Road North, Prescott, Ontario. Admission $5.00. Ladies and accompanied children free. Admission ticket enters you to win a Marlin Camo .308. Try your hand at clay shooting, rifle or pistol, 50 cents per shot. Breakfast, all day canteen, draws, displays, buy, sell, trade. For information: Lynn, 613-925-3408; lynangholmes@ xplornet.com

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613-326-0023 Browning, Bar 300 Win. Mag. Semi-automatic. CL409143_0314 Bushnell 3x9x40 mm, two clips, sling, lock, case, five boxes of shells. Valid PAL HUNTING SUPPLIES required. $1,000. Call or text 613-464-2178. Hunter Safety/Canadian Fire-arms Courses and exCanadian Firearm/Hunter ams throughout the year. Safety Courses. Call Dave Held once a month at Arbour 613-257-7489 or Carp. Call Wenda Cochran visit www.valleysport- 613-256-2409. smanshow.com for dates and details of courses near LAWN & GARDEN you.

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Ariens lawn tractors, all sizes in stock, starting at $1,399. Good selection of Gravley Zero Turn mowers. 14 years of after sales service. Pete’s Lawn & Marine 613-267-7053.

WANTED Contractor buys properties in need of repair or renovation for top cash price. Gerry Hudson, Kingston (613)449-1668 Sales Representative Rideau Town and Country Realty Ltd, Brokerage (613)273-5000.

2009 Triumph Street Triple. Bike is like new with only one owner and only 1998 Km. Aftermarket seat included. (613)295-1675.

FOR RENT Carleton Place- Woodward Street. 2 bedroom apartment in secure seniors bldg. All appliances including washer and dryer in unit. $1,100 plus hydro. Parking included. No smoking. 613-253-1589. Carssridge Apartments, Smiths Falls, 2 bedroom, available imm e d i a t e l y . $1095/month, heat, hydro, cable included. In quiet security building with laundry. Call 613-283-9650. Code Apartments. Smiths Falls. Spacious, bright, 2 bedroom in clean, quiet, adult building. Fridge, stove, parking, laundry facilities. (613)283-7779. Colonel By Luxury adult apartments. Close to County Fair Mall in Smiths Falls. Air conditioning, exercise room, party room, library and elevator. 613-283-9650. Couple for light duties and reduced rent of 2 bedroom apartment on 20 acre estate lot (near Smiths Falls). No children preferred. No pets. Available May 15. References required. 613-283-3627. Downtown Smiths Falls, 1 bedroom upper apt. No parking. $690/mth. plus hydro. References required. 613-267-7007. Gorgeous 1 bedroom with den, adult building in Lanark. Utilities, appliances, garage incl. No smoking or pets. $950.00, 613-278-2878. Kemptville, 1 bedroom apartment, $750/month, includes heat. Hydro extra, no pets. (613)296-3455. Kemptville. Room mate wanted to share 2 bedroom apartment, $400/month. Available now. 613-327-3666. Large 2 Bedroom apartment overlooking the water in Oxford Mills. Parking space included. $850.00/month plus hydro. Available immediately. Call 613-258-0163 or email info@suzanneritchie.ca

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Horses wanted to buy, trained to ride or drive or untrained. 613-484-3085. St. Jean’s Farrier Service. 613-283-1198.

Wanted - furnace oil, will remove tank if possible. Call 613-479-2870.

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1994 Chev 1/2 ton. 305 automatic. Loaded. 4 new tires on rally rims. Excellent condition. E-tested, certified. 260,000 kms. $3,400. 613-283-2368.

FOR RENT 1 or 2 bedroom apt. second floor. Smiths Falls. Heat, hydro, stove, fridge, shared washer & dryer included with paved parking. Close to down town. $950/mth. Call Perry (Weagle Realty Ltd.), 613-284-4191.

Kittens 2 female short hair calico born New Years Eve. Free to a good home. 1 Russell St West., Smiths Falls. Apartments. Firewood Processors, Ca- Call 613-257-4921. 2 bedrooms from $875 to nadian Made. Cuts up to 16” diameter, 13 h.p. Hon- Set your dog free with a $850 everything included. da $9,950. www.black- Dogwatch Hidden Fence Bachelor for rent $595 screek.ca (613)889-3717. System. Service and in- everything included. Call stallation of any system. Darlene for appointment at Horse cutters, carts, & 1 ( 8 0 0 ) 6 4 7 - 3 3 0 7 . 613-283-9799. sleighs one McLaughlin www.dogwatchontario.ca 2 bedroom apartment for harness, shafts and poles. rent in Perth. Mature per613-283-6504. son (couple) preferred. MORTGAGES Parking included. $700 + International W4 tractor, restored paint, decals, $$MONEY$$ Consolidate utilities. No pets. Walking $1,500 o.b.o.; cedar rails Debts Mortgages to 90% distance to downtown. Call (new) $3/each. No income, Bad credit OK! 613-812-0809. 613-285-4844. Better Option Mortgage 2 bedroom apartments #10969 1-800-282-1169 available in downtown Large bales of hay for w w w . m o r t g a g e o n t a - Perth, quiet, well mainsale. Excellent quality. De- rio.com tained building. Available livery available. Leave May 1, June 1. $700-$750 message 613-345-1655. plus hydro. 613-207-1064. Mortgage Solutions New tractor parts- also Purchases, Consolida- 2 bedroom apt. Carleton Construction. Place. Available immedispecializing in quality en- tions, gine rebuild kits. Great Lower than bank posted ately. Good location. Rent savings. Service manuals. rates (OAC) On-Site Pri- negotiable. 613-612-2727. vate Funds for credit isOur 39th year. Brighton. sues, discharged 2 bedroom half house, 60 www. bankrupts and BFS Victoria Ave., Smiths Falls, diamondfarmtractorparts.com 6 1 3 - 4 7 5 - 1 7 7 1 , without proven income. off street parking, no pets, Chase Financial $750/month plus utilities. 1-800-481-1353. 1-613-384-1301 Chase 613-283-2266. Red Clover seed, good for Financial o/b 835289 2 bedroom house, 9th frost feeding, $1.10 a Ontario Inc. Brokerage Line of Beckwith with License #10876 pound. 613-264-0432. 1-1/2 baths, appliances, central air and propane Straw For Sale- Wheat furnace, no smoking. Refstraw Lg. Square 3x3x8 FINANCIAL / INCOME TAX erences required. $35/bale, Sm. Square $1,000/month plus $3.50. Clean and Bright no utilities. 613-257-7104. weeds. Call Ray at Personal Income Tax Preparation and Efile (+ 613-978-3219. cash back). 40 years ex- 2 bedroom house on 100 perience. Reasonable acres in Oxford Station. (2 Nancy mins from 416) Propane TOM’S CUSTOM rates. heat, $1100 plus utilities. AIRLESS PAINTING (613)253-5431. Available immediately. Call Specializing in roof Personal tax preparation, 613-296-2635. barn & aluminum/ over 40 years experience, 3 bedroom house, main vinyl siding painting $35. ODSP or Social As- floor only, fridge, stove, *30 years experience. sistance with rent receipt washer, dryer, heat, A/C only $20. Valerie Kerr included. Large yard. Am*Screw nailing and 613-267-6708. Franktown ple parking. Walking disroof repairs. Road. tance to all amenities in Insured and Bonded Kemptville. March 1/13. The Only Way, Personal $1,100 Free Estimates plus hydro. and Small Business Tax 613-258-7803. (613)283-8475 Preparation. Certified and Professional, prompt and Almonte, 2 bedroom efficient service. Patricia apartment, fridge, stove, LIVESTOCK Hendry (613)267-5293 washer, dryer, heat and (home). Answering service hydro included. No pets. 2 Roan Clydesdale Geld- available. $1,150/month. Available ings for sale. 13 yrs old toMay 1. (613)256-2919. gether since birth and sold as a team. Prize winners in WANTED TO RENT Almonte, Waterfront, 2 storey, 2 bedroom. 2003 and 2004 in 6 horse hitch. Gentle and easy to We would like to buy or $920/month + utilities. Available May 1st. Heather work with. Asking $2000. rent a small 4-season Contact Cathy house on 1 or 2 private 613-256-7067 leave mes613-724-9570. acres in the Lanark, Perth, sage. Carleton Place area. WillHORSE SALE SATURDAY ing to pay reasonable price MARCH 30. Tack 10 am. (under $900 if rental, or Equipment Noon. Horses $125,000 if sale). No Sell at 2 pm. 3340 Galetta agents please. Please call Side Road, 1/2 hr West of 613-259-0270 or email Kanata. 10 min East of dowkingwon@gmail.com Arnprior. To consign call 613-622-1295

Wanted to buy, horses, colts and ponies, all types. Contact Bob Perkins at (613)342-6030.

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Doggie Bed & Breakfast. In-home kennels, grooming, fenced activity park, nature walks. Lorna (613)200-1952 or (613)264-2203.

FARM

Local retiree will pay cash for cottage, farm or house for winter renovation. Call 613-326-0599.

Wanted, quiet parking spot for 20’ RV, near Crosby Solar Farms, 110 hydro required, cows good, campgrounds bad. Call John 613-754-2038 or 613-869-5069 (cell).

PETS

Dog obedience classes. Puppy kindergarten, beginners and advanced classes located at the Perth Indoor Pool and the Training Hall (just off the Carp Rd.). Specializing in training your dog to be a better behaved family member. Professional instructors Jim and Judy Stewart of True Companion Dog Obedience School, serving the Perth and area communities for over 23 years. Gift certificates available. www.trainyourdog.ca. (613)264-0203, or 1(888)299-7185.

2004 Pontiac Sunfire. Green, 4 door, AC, AM/FM/CD, 273,000 kms, runs good, body needs work. $650 as is. Dog Pack Central. Exer613-268-2380. cise, socializing, and trainfor dogs. Assortment of used tires, ing 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16.5. www.DogPackCentral.com Summers, all-season and 613-802-8907. Brockville, Kemptville, snows. Also used car Prescott, parts. Gord 613-257-2498. Spencerville, Merrickville.

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613-283-0220 Price Reduced, 850 sq. ft. commercial space on Prescott St., Kemptville. $950/mth. includes water, taxes and heat. Hydro extra. 613-296-3455.

Centrally located in Perth

613-267-2929 evenings Ashley Chase Luxury Adult apartments overlooking the Tay River, near downtown Perth. Air conditioning, exercise room, entertainment room, library, elevator. 613-267-6980.

Large 2 bedroom apartment, Sunset Blvd., Perth. 4 appliances, laundry, swimming pool on site. Non-smoking unit. 1 months free rent. $ 1 , 1 5 0 / m o n t h 519-221-8123.

Carleton Place, apartment downtown, stairs, first/last month rent, references, no smoking, no pets. Large ground floor apt. Smiths Falls. Seniors wel613-867-1905. come, eat-in kitchen. Heat, Store front retail space. hydro, stove, fridge, washExcellent location, down- Carleton Place, large 2 er & dryer included with town Carleton Place, near bedroom apartment, in- garage. Walking distance cludes heat, hydro and wa- for shopping. $1,200/mth. town hall. 613-867-1905. ter, $950/month. Contact Call Perry, (Weagle Realty Mike 613-253-2256. Ltd.). 613-284-4191.

FOR RENT

1 bedroom apartment, Almonte, hardwood floors, gas fireplace, oak kitchen, fridge, stove, washer, dryer. $785/month. Rent includes heat. Available April 1. Call 613-253-5711. 1 bedroom apartment, near Kemptville. All utilities except hydro, appliances, satellite tv, high speed internet included. Land/barn available for horses. References required $900/month. Amy 613-258-3768.

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ASHLEY CHASE

LUXURY ADULT APARTMENTS

ASHLEY CHASE now has one and two bedroom air conditioned units, some with breakfast nooks and one or two bathrooms. ASHLEY CHASE overlooks the Tay River near Downtown Perth and has an exercise room, Library, entertainment room and elevator. For information call Andrew Mitton

613-267-6980

FOR RENT

FOR RENT

One 2 bedroom apartment. Smiths Falls, clean, quiet apartment building. 613-285-5549 ask for Don.

Portland. Available 1 bedroom/den, $850/month inclusive. Mature couple or single person. No smoking. No pets. Appointment only. 613-206-1474.

Perth - 2 bedroom, 2 story apartment in triplex. Porch & balcony, parking, snow removal, fridge, stove, washer & dryer all included. Walking distance to downtown. $885 plus hydro & gas. Available April 15. First & last months rent required. 613-267-2321

Room to rent with family, furnished, shared laundry/kitchen/main bath, includes cable. $400 per month. References required. Carleton Place. 613-253-0821.

Shamrock Apartments, Perth, 1 bedroom, Perth- 1 ($620) and 2 $620/month includes heat. Hydro extra. No smoking, ($700) bedroom apartments in modern, well no pets. 613-264-8380. maintained, centrally located building. Security/intercom system, modern, Smiths Falls, 1 bd apt in professionally maintained, secure building, includes laundry facilities. Parking all utilities. $725, 41 Cenincluded. Plus hydro. ter St., Smiths Falls. 613-283-1721 www.rent (613)298-2983. smithsfalls.ca Perth, 1 bedroom second floor apt. Fridge, stove, Smiths Falls. 1 bedroom heat included. Hydro extra. apartment, ground floor, First/last months rent re- centrally located, available quired. $535. immediately. No pets. No 613-264-0002. smoking. Call Graham 613-283-0865, Perth, 2 bedroom apartment in quiet security building. Well looked after. Smiths Falls, 1 bedFridge, stove, parking, bal- room apartment in quiet $740/month cony. Laundry in building. building, $775/month plus hydro. including heat and hydro. Available immediNo dogs. (613)349-9377. ately. First and last Perth- 2 bedroom apt. r e q u i r e d . $700/month plus hydro. 6 1 3 - 2 2 2 - 0 8 1 6 , Clean, quiet secure build- 613-258-9894. ing. Seniors welcome. Parking, laundry facilities Smiths Falls, 2 bedroom apartment, washer, dryer, available. 613-925-3046. fridge, stove, parking. No Perth, 3 bedroom house, pets. Non-smoking. First fully renovated. Good and last. $746 plus hydro. May 1. n e i g h b o u r h o o d . Available $1,250/month plus heat 613-342-0829. and hydro. Fridge, stove, washer, dryer included. Smiths Falls. 2 bedroom 613-899-3319. apt. 2nd floor. Adults only. No smoking, no pets. Perth: 3 bedroom row- Available immediately. house, new 2-storey Graham (613)283-0865. building, 2 large balconies, 2 large decks, open concept in tiled Smiths Falls 2 bedroom kitchen/dining/living upstairs apt. $775. Heat room area, electric radi- and hot water included. ant in-floor heating Quiet adult occupied build(new energy efficient ing. Laundry services onsystem) 1-1/2 baths, jet site. 613-264-9695. tub, coin laundry facility, free parking. Every room TV, internet Smiths Falls- Available and phone jacks. April lst. 2 bedroom upper $1200/month, plus hy- apartment in quite neighdro, no extra wa- borhood. $650/month plus Call ter/sewage costs. utilities. Available May 1. 613-283-7000. 613-479-2164. Smiths Falls. Bachelor Perth- brand new senior apartment, available May luxury rental apt. unit “55 1, no pets, no smoking, years and over”. Available single female preferred. immediately. Unit is 800 Call Graham sq. ft. 1 bedroom, 1 media 613-283-0865. room. Brick building. Central air. Propane heat. In floor heating in bathroom. Smiths Falls- Big and toFront and back porches. tally renovated insulated 3 Emergency backup power. bedroom up and down Crown moulding. Porce- semi-detached. Driveway, lain floors, modern kitch- small yard, no pets, nonen. $1,100/mth. plus smoking. Available March utilities includes new dish- 1. $1,050 plus utilities. washer and washer and First/last. References redryer. One 8x10 exterior quired. 613-342-0829. shed included for each rental unit. References required. Rentals for 1 year Smiths Falls- downtown, lease preferred. No pets. 2nd floor, 1 bedroom, well No smoking. Inquiries: maintained, mature tenants, clean, quiet. Lyne 613-267-5790 or $665/month inclusive. fisher@ripnet.com Fridge, stove. References required. 613-884-0166.

Absolutely Beautiful 1&2 bedroom apartments

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FOR RENT Two bedroom apartment available April 1st in Perth on Sherbrooke Street, $725 + hydro, laundry facilities, parking for 1 vehicle, recently renovated, mature adults preferred, chair lift, references required, No pets, please contact Stace (613) 278-0622.


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Carleton Place, private room for elderly or mentally challenged people. For more information call Lisa 613-253-0853.

Smiths Falls- 5 yr. old semi-detached. $159,900. Unbeatable address! Experience the Rideau Canal Waterway only 300â&#x20AC;&#x2122; from your back gate. Complimenting this 35â&#x20AC;&#x2122;w x 135â&#x20AC;&#x2122;d property is a trendy, smoke-free, semi-detached bungalow with living/dining area, kitchen with deck to front & rear yards, 4 pce bath and 2 bedrooms both having double closets. The basement houses a natural gas F/A furnace, HRV unit, 100 amp service, laundry area & is plumbed for a 4 pce. bath. Finish the basement & double your living space. Transferable Tarion warranty. Double wide paved drive. On municipal water & sewer. Taxes are approx. $2300. For private viewing, terms and conditions please call 613-284-1231.

Town of Perth, attractive starter/small family/retirement 2 bedroom detached bungalow, recently renovated inside and out, 4 pc. bath, new vinyl siding, new vinyl windows, replacement oak kitchen w/dishwasher, clean & spacious full-height basement, carport, insulated detached garage with loft, economical high efficiency forced air gas heat, central air, owned electric hot water tank, 76â&#x20AC;&#x2122; x 62â&#x20AC;&#x2122; lot, paved driveway, close to restaurants, playground, golf, shopping, schools, recreation, & hospital. Clean & bright, available immediately. 1840 Rogers Road, Perth. $199,000. 613-267-7355 or 613-264-2969, ask for Malcolm or Peggy or leave a message. Viewings by appointment only.

$$$NEED MONEY$$$ Do you have a pension plan from an ex-employer? (LIRA) or (locked in RRSP) Call NOW! 1-416-357-9585

Room and board available. Carleton Place. Senior citizen or mentally challenged preferred. Nonsmoker. PSW on site. 613-257-2544.

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283-3182 Toll Free 1-888-967-3237 1-888-WORD ADS REAL ESTATE Beautiful new energy efficient house, 2020 sq. ft. plus walk-out basement, 2.35 acres, across Bennett Lake, 15 minutes north Perth, $329,000. 613-264-9016. Condo for sale in excellent location in Smiths Falls within walking distance to the Shopping Centre. 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms on ground floor with patio. Fridge, stove, dishwasher, washer, dryer, vertical blinds and air conditioner. Secure building. Phone 613-283-4449. Perth, 3 bedroom house for sale on Cockburn St., beautifully renovated, 2 storey home on large private lot. Asking $234,500. 613-267-9890.

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Young family of 5 looking to purchase a home in or around Smiths Falls. Can be a single home, duplex or tri-plex, turn-key or handyman special. No agents preferrably, a private sale. Please call 613-283-7195.

EMC Classifieds Get Results! REAL ESTATE SERVICES Top price for land and farm property, any location. Call us for free evaluation. Gerry Hudson, Kingston (613)449-1668 Sales Representative Rideau Town and Country Realty Ltd, Brokerage (613)273-5000.

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LEGAL NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS IN THE ESTATE OF Sandor Jozsef Moder ALL CLAIMS against the Estate of Sandor Jozsef Moder, truck driver, late of Smiths Falls, who died on or about the 22nd day of December, 2011, must be filed with the undersigned by the 30th day of April, 2013, after which date the Estate will be distributed having regard only to the claims then filed. DATED at Winnipeg, Manitoba, this 18th day of March, 2013. Joel K. Samphir MYERS WEINBERG LLP 724 - 240 Graham Avenue Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 0J7 Solicitors for the Estate Trustee

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Wanted for busy hardware store. Full time position available immediately. BeneďŹ ts after 3 months. RESPONSIBILITIES: Helping customers, handling cash and related transactions, stocking shelves, answering phones, quoting windows, doors, steel roofs, decks and other small projects. QUALITIES: Outgoing and polite, takes initiative, can work well independently and in a team environment, punctual and reliable. EXPERIENCE: Experience with computers necessary, knowledge of the construction industry considered an asset, retail experience an asset. HOW TO APPLY: In person, by fax or email. Contact: Jane VanNoy Lyndhurst Home Building Centre 397 Lyndhurst Road, Lyndhurst ON K0E 1N0 Fax: 613 928-2818 Email: lyndhursthbc@xplornet.com

As a leading manufacturer of advanced textiles and materials, we are excited about our future and the role talented individuals play in our company. ABOUT US: We have a talented team of dedicated employees focused on excellence. We are looking to fill the following positions at our manufacturing plant in Perth.

Trillium Health Care Products is a growing contract manufacturer of high quality pharmaceutical products. Our product lines include a number of recognized brands and notable blue chip multi-national and domestic companies in the North American marketplace. Located in the beautiful 1000 Islands region in Eastern Ontario, our dynamic business has immediate openings for the following progressive position:

ABOUT YOU: â&#x20AC;˘ Positive â&#x20AC;˘ Detail Oriented â&#x20AC;˘ Problem Solver â&#x20AC;˘ Strong Communication Skills Please forward your resume with a list of references to: careers@albint.com

Operations Administrator â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 12 month contract (Maternity Leave)

Thank you for your interest.

Prerequisites of this position: q The successful candidate will have a business diploma and experience (preferably 5 years ofďŹ ce experience) with strong interpersonal and administrative skills with a high degree of proďŹ ciency in Microsoft OfďŹ ce (Excel/Word/Powerpoint), JDE, and Access along with an aptitude for calculation and manipulation of data. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess a keen interest in continuous improvement and the ability to problem-solve and develop solutions to the needs of the overall department. Close attention to detail and adept to change along with good organization and strong communication skills written and verbal competencies are essential. If you are a qualiďŹ ed person for this position please forward your resume in conďŹ dence to: Human Resources Trillium Health Care Products 2337 Parkedale Ave. Brockville, Ontario K6V 5W5 Fax: (613) 342-5330 E-mail in Word format: Careers@TrilliumHCP.com CL404720_0321

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There is an immediate opening for the newly revised position of Operations Administrator reporting to the Director of Operations. The primary responsibilities for the position are: q The overall responsibility for this position is to provide administrative support for Operations (Manufacturing, Packaging and Warehouse). SpeciďŹ c duties will include developing and/or maintaining various data bases for results and performance metrics, labour and attendance reports (Ezlabour). Manage pallet pattern system and software and support the entry of pallet ticket entries into JDE. Coordination of plant uniforms, ordering of ofďŹ ce stationary and supplies and various other administrative support functions. q Maintain Right the First time and Quality Metric slides. Assist with monthly Excise reporting. Maintain monthly scorecards, reports and performance metrics. Provide computer support for the department (PC, E-Mail, JDE, Microsoft OfďŹ ce, Assure, TAP database) Maintain TAP data base. Coordinate Lockers.

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AZ DRIVERS Many fleet options at Celadon Canada. DEDICATED lanes; LIFESTYLE fleet with WEEKENDS OFF: INTRA-CANADA or INTERNATIONAL.O/O and LEASE opportunities. Join our Success.Call 1-855-818-7977 www. celadoncanada.com

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ELECTRICIANS Licensed and registered apprentices with experience in commercial installations. Please send resume to: Box NP c/o the EMC

P.O. Box 158, Smiths Falls, ON K7A 4T1

ACCOUNTANT LOCATION â&#x20AC;&#x201C; OTTAWA, ON STATUS â&#x20AC;&#x201C; FULL TIME

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FAX YOUR AD 283-5909

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RIDEAU PIPE & DRILLING SUPPLIES LTD. WHOLESALER OF DRILLING, PLUMBING, HVAC AND SEPTIC SUPPLIES

is looking for an

INSIDE SALES DESK Salary Based on Experience

Requires the following:

1 WAREHOUSE PERSON Please submit resumes to: P.O. BOX 354 PERTH, ONTARIO K7H 3E4 or drop off resume in person to 38 Lanark Rd., Perth

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Best Theratronics Ltd. is a Canadian company of TeamBestâ&#x201E;˘. We became a member of the Best family in May 2008. We manufacture external beam therapy units and self-contained blood irradiators. We have created a new product line of cyclotrons (B14p, B35p and the B70p) for radioisotope production. The team brings with it a diverse range of knowledge from around the world. TeamBestâ&#x201E;˘ is driven by one primary goal - to provide the best products and services to customers.

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HELP WANTED Cornerstone Landing, a local charity supporting youth at risk of homelessness, is hiring a part time/casual employee to work with youth, liaison with community resources and create public awareness. 5-10 hours per week, flexible. $15.00 per hour. Based out of Perth. Please email resume to terrilee@ terrileekelford.com or fax to 613-257-5475.

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Labourers and form setters required for concrete structures construction. Vehicle required. Fax or email resume: (613)253-4658, or info@greyleith.com

Experienced Carpenter needed for construction firm. Must have valid drivers license. Company is based in the Village of Westport. Please send Resume by email only to: lhconstruction@hotmail.com Looking for persons willing to speak to small HELP WANTED!!! groups, 1 on 1 presenta$28.00/HOUR. Undercover tions. A car and internet Diana Shoppers Needed To necessary. Judge Retail And Dining (866)306-5858. Establishments. Genuine Mature Part-time ResiOpportunity. PT/FT . No dent Care attendant for Experience Required. If Retirement Centre. Apply You Can Shop - You Are to Administration 1333 RiQualified! www. deau Ferry Road, Perth. MyShopperJobs.com Fax: (613)267-6261.

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PAID IN ADVANCE! Make up to $1000 a WEEK mailing brochures from home! Helping home workers since 2001! Genuine Opportunity! No experience required. Start immediately! www.mailing-cash.com

HELP WANTED Residential Foundation company looking for an assistant dispatcher. The candidate will require the following competencies: ability to multi-task, exemplary customer service skills, work under minimal supervision, great innovation skills, computer skills. Please fax resume to 613-256-3008 or e-mail to stacey@neilcorphomes.com You’ll be

HELP WANTED Sales Clerk wanted for clothing boutique in Westport. Store will be re-opening with a fresh new look. Some experience and flexible hours preferred. Please call Erin at (613)985-5096 or (613)924-0086.

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Assistant plant foreman is required to bag, package and blend fertilizer. Organize seasonal staff during busy season. Deliver fertilizer, spreaders and chemicals in off season.

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Rideau Community Health Services is a non-profit, fully accredited organization that offers primary health care and diabetes education with an emphasis on illness prevention, health promotion, health education and community development. Merrickville District Community Health Centre / Smiths Falls Community Health Centre and Rideau Valley Diabetes Services are hiring the following roles to work effectively as members of our inter-disciplinary team of nurses, nurse practitioners, physicians, allied health professionals, health promoters and support staff.

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HOURS: 8–4:30 weekdays and 8–2:00 Saturdays, Sundays off and one day off through the week. Approximately 36–39 hours/week DESCRIPTION: Customer service, loading trucks, making deliveries, receiving inventory, reading invoices, maintaining yard and inventory. Knowledge of building materials an asset. Forklift experience beneficial. EDUCATION: High School diploma BENEFITS: Available after 3 months

Registered Practical Nurse 1 year contract, 1 full time position (35 hrs/wk)

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Registered Nurse / Care Coordinator 1 year contract,1 full time position (35 hrs/wk)

Please apply in person, by email, mail or fax to: LYNDHURST HOME BUILDING CENTRE 397 Lyndhurst Road, Lyndhurst, ON K0E 1N0 Fax: 613-928-2818 Email: lyndhursthbc@xplornet.com

Career Opportunity Carleton Place, ON

Full time position as an Apprentice Wool Grader & Forklift Operator is now available at

Registered Practical Nurse Permanent, 0.8 FTE (28 hrs/wk) Please check our website for details and where to submit your resume. www.RideauCHS.ca

Canadian Co-operative Wool Growers Limited

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY JUNIOR PLANNER/PLANNING COORDINATOR $54,470.13 - $66,957.70

Box 130, 142 Franktown Rd, Carleton Place, ON K7C 3P3 CCWG is a national organization involved in wool marketing & retail business for livestock supplies and wool products.

Rideau Community Health Services is supported by the South East Local Health Integration Network, the Ministry of Community and Social Services, the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care & by the communities and people we serve.

Experience the excitement of the aerospace industry in a rural setting!

www.wool.ca We offer an excellent benefit package and competitive wage with pension plan. Please send resume in confidence to the above address, deliver in person or Fax: 613-257-8896 Email: ericb@wool.ca

For 60 years, Magellan Aerospace, Haley has been producing magnesium and aluminum castings for the aerospace industry. Located in the heart of the Ottawa Valley west of Renfrew, there is an immediate opening for a

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Maintenance Manager The Job: Manage, plan and coordinate activities in the manufacturing operation including repair and maintenance of equipment, buildings and grounds. Implementing new technologies will be a priority.

Manufacturer of Tanks and Emergency Vehicles

This work is carried out by skilled, semiskilled work groups.

seeking a

Qualifications: A minimum of 5 years’ experience directing a maintenance crew.

Licensed 310T Truck Technician

Skills: Excellent written and communication skills. Proficient in the use of software; including MS Word, Excel, Power point and a working knowledge of AutoCAD.

       

Salary commensurate with experience. We provide a comprehensive flex benefit plan along with company paid pension. We thank all applicants, but only those invited to an interview will be contacted. No telephone inquiries please. Please forward resume to: Magellan Aerospace, Haley 634 Magnesium Road Haley, Ontario Canada K0J 1Y0 Fax: (613-432-0743) Email: jobs.haley@magellan.aero THE EMC - 31 - Thursday, March 21, 2013

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The Town of Mississippi Mills is an urban and rural municipality with a population of 12,385 located in the County of Lanark. The Junior Planner/Planning Coordinator reports to the Town Planner and is responsible for the following: DUTIES u Assists in coordinating and processing of development applications under the Planning Act including the preparation of reports and recommendations; u Assists in the preparation of planning information related to land use planning matters and pertinent legislation to Committee, Council, staff and the general public; u Represent the Town in the provision of professional planning services to members of the public; u Assists in the preparation of comprehensive studies and research projects to address immediate and long term planning related issues; u Coordinates the input from developers, consultants and other departments, etc. on planning /development proposals and policy amendments; u Assists in the preparation and administering of planning development agreements; u Perform other such duties as directed. QUALIFICATIONS u University Degree in a planning related field; u Minimum of one (1) year prior planning experience in a position of similar responsibility; u Membership in the Canadian Institute of Planners / Ontario Professional Planners Institute or be willing to obtain; u Must have a sound working knowledge of computers. Experience with GIS would be an asset; u Excellent verbal and written communications; u Analytical skills, initiative and ability to work under pressure. For a detailed job description for the position, please check out our website at mississippimills.ca Interested candidates are invited to submit in confidence, a resume outlining their qualifications to the undersigned no later than 12 o’clock noon on Thursday, March 28th, 2013. We would like to thank all who apply, but only those applicants selected for an interview will be acknowledged. Diane Smithson, CAO, Town of Mississippi Mills Phone: (613) 256-2064 ext. 225 Fax: (613) 256-4887 E-mail: dsmithson@mississippimills.ca If you require this document or any additional documents in an alternative format, please contact our office at 613 256-2064. Should you require any special accommodations in order to apply or interview for a position with the Town of Mississippi Mills we will endeavour to make such accommodations. Information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the purpose of job selection.

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Only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted


FAX YOUR AD 283-5909

Care giver available, mother of 2 looking to care for your children in my home, Carleton Place. TLC, activities, fenced-in yard, smoke-free environment. Infants and toddlers welcome. Monday to Friday. Tammy 613-253-6411 (call days or evenings). Home Away From Home Child Care (Franktown) has openings. 10+ years experience, ECE diploma, First Aid/CPR training. Call Julia 283-1732.

HELP WANTED

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Skilled Labourer/Assistant Site Supervisor required for a busy home builder in Almonte. Residential Construction knowledge would be an asset. Must have a valid driverâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s license. Please forward your reHELP WANTED sume to Stacey@neilcorp homes.com or by fax to TRAVEL WORK OPPOR613-256-3008. TUNITIES, Plus travel, hotel jobs in England. Work Italy, Spain, or England Summer camps. Childcare positions in United States, Small site work contractor China, New Zealand, Auslooking for driver/equip- tralia, Spain, and Holland ment operator/float/la- plus more. Teach in South bourer (jack of all trades). Korea. Accommodations & DZ-AZ operator for shovel Salary provided. Various dozer backhoe. Fax re- Benefits. Apply: sume and driverâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s abstract 902-422-1455 email scoto 613-838-3364. tiap@ns.sympatico.ca

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MACHINIST LOCATION â&#x20AC;&#x201C; OTTAWA, ON STATUS â&#x20AC;&#x201C; FULL TIME Best Theratronics Ltd. is a Canadian company of TeamBestâ&#x201E;˘. We became a member of the Best family in May 2008. We manufacture external beam therapy units and self-contained blood irradiators. We have created a new product line of cyclotrons (B14p, B35p and the B70p) for radioisotope production. The team brings with it a diverse range of knowledge from around the world. TeamBestâ&#x201E;˘ is driven by one primary goal - to provide the best products and services to customers. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: r$PNQVUFTEJNFOTJPOTXJUIJOUPMFSBODFTUPMBZPVUXPSLGPS fabrication or fitting by working directly from engineering blueprints. r4FMFDUTQSPQFSUPPMTUPQFSGPSNTIPQPQFSBUJPOTJOBTLJMMGVM  precise and efficient manner employing a general knowledge of materials and metal working techniques. r1FSGPSNTNBDIJOJOHUBTLTBTSFRVJSFECZVTJOHFOHJOFFSJOH sketches or verbal instructions. r1SFQBSFTTFUVQTVTJOHKJHT ĂąYUVSFTPSNBDIJOFBUUBDINFOUT required for complex precision parts and equipment. Makes precision measurements using precision measuring instruments and techniques. r*OJUJBUFTDIBOHFTBOEDPNQMFUFTSFMBUFEEPDVNFOUBUJPOUP NFFU2VBMJUZ1SPHSBNSFRVJSFNFOUT r1BSUJDJQBUFTJOUIFBDDVSBUFQSFQBSBUJPOPGXSJUUFO documentation such as procedures and preventative maintenance records. r"TTFNCMFT ĂąUT BMJHOTBOEBEKVTUTDPNQPOFOUTUPQSFDJTF tolerances. Maintains the workplace in a neat and safe condition. r1SPWJEFTUFDIOJDBMBEWJDFUPQMBOOJOH UIF1SPDFTT4QFDJBMJTU SFMBUJOHUPQSPUPUZQFT EFTJHOPGKJHTBOEĂąYUVSFTBTSFRVJSFE 1FSGPSNTPUIFSSFMBUFEEVUJFTBTSFRVJSFE

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HELP WANTED New parents of twins- tobe -looking for caring liveout nanny with vehicle. Full-time in Carleton Place starting April or May. Duties: child care, household chores, meal prep and errands. Please send resume and cover letter to stephaniecbrown@hotmail.com.

JOB POSTING

THE UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA

On the Ottawa River, 10 kilometers west of Deep River

SUMMER EMPLOYMENT WORK PERIOD â&#x20AC;&#x201C; JUNE 26th to AUGUST 25th, 2013 ASSISTANT COOK â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Self-motivated person who can work with minimum supervision. As part of a team, successful candidate must be able to prepare food in an efficient, timely manner under the direction of the Head Cook. Minimum age 18 preferred. Salary range: $425 - $500 per week FLOATER â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Lifeguard / Kitchen Assistant. Successful candidate will be required to act as floater between all jobs at Camp as needs arise. Applicants must have his/her NLS and Watercraft qualifications (successful applicant must be prepared to obtain a Pleasure Craft Operators Card). He/she must take responsibility for all aspects of Tuck. Successful applicant must be prepared to work in a team environment. Minimum age 17 required. Salary range: $425 - $500 per week COUNSELLORS â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Part time positions. Successful applicants will work in one week intervals for five to six weeks throughout the summer. Applicants must be enthusiastic and responsible team players who will provide fun and leadership for campers. Counsellors will live in cabins with campers and lead campers in the daily activities of summer camp. Minimum age 16 required. All applicants selected for an interview must be available on Saturday, April 6, 2013 to participate in a group interview. Salary: $300 - $350 per week.

SMALL EQUIPMENT OPERATOR/LABOURER (Environmental Services)

WORK WANTED

The Township of Rideau Lakes is a vibrant, growing community in Eastern Ontario; home to 10,000 permanent residents, a large seasonal community and surrounding the UNESCO World Heritage Rideau Canal. Come join the progressive Public Works Department as a Small Equipment Operator/Labourer â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Environmental Services.

â&#x20AC;&#x153;A1â&#x20AC;? Handyman with halfton truck. Dump hauling, wood splitting, driveway sealing, moving, tree removal, eaves trough cleaning, carpentry, siding, painting, roofing, general maintenance. Call Kevin 613-253-4764.

The successful candidate will be responsible for curbside waste/ recycling collection and other duties as required. The position reports directly to the Manager of Public Works. A full description of the responsibilities of the position is available upon request. SUMMARY OF EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE / SKILLS TRAINING: Must have a valid DZ driverâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s license. Successful candidate must provide (at their expense) a clean abstract, CPIC and medical demonstrating their ability to meet job expectations.

High School Diploma required, and other licenses and training would be an asset.

Clean As A Whistle House Cleaning Services. Call 613-283-9823, cell 613-207-1730.

Experience handling waste and recycling and dealing with curbside collection would also be an asset.

NOTE: Free room and board applies to all positions. To apply for any position visit our website at www.camplau-ren.com, complete the application form and send to: Ron and Joanne Hartnett, 89 Short Road, Arnprior, Ontario K7S 3X9 or email: hartnett@sympatico.ca

Must have the ability to be a team player and to establish effective working relationships with other employees and the general public. Must also be able to spend extended periods working independently.

We thank all applicants. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Deadline for receipt of applications is March 31, 2013. 0321.CLR422931

Your resume and cover letter must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements of the position. We thank all who apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Salary will be commensurate upon skills and qualifications. Covering letters and resumes outlining qualifications and experience will be received by the undersigned up to 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 4th, 2013. Resumes will (only) be accepted by email at: mtouw@twprideaulakes.on.ca. Hard copies will not be accepted.

JOB POSTING SEASONAL EQUIPMENT OPERATOR/LABOURER (Public Works) The Township of Rideau Lakes is a vibrant, growing community in Eastern Ontario; home to 10,000 permanent residents, a large seasonal community and surrounding the UNESCO World Heritage Rideau Canal. Come join the progressive Public Works Department as a Seasonal Equipment Operator/Labourer. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting with road construction and maintenance and other duties as required. The position reports directly to a Patrol Foreman and indirectly to the Roads Coordinator and the Manager of Public Works. A full description of the responsibilities of the position is available upon request.

Michael A. Touw, Manager of Public Works, Township of Rideau Lakes 1439 County Road 8, Delta, Ontario. K0E 1G0 www.twprideaulakes.on.ca

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Must have a valid DZ driverâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s license. Successful candidate must provide (at their expense) a clean abstract, CPIC and medical demonstrating their ability to meet job expectations.

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Michael A. Touw, Manager of Public Works, Township of Rideau Lakes 1439 County Road 8, Delta, Ontario. K0E 1G0 www.twprideaulakes.on.ca

Must be physically able to perform repetitive labour tasks such as lifting (up to 50 lbs) and hauling. Must be able to work outside in all weather conditions. High School Diploma, other licenses and training would be an asset. Must have experience operating heavy equipment, such as (but not limited to): graders, backhoes, large trucks, etc. Must have the ability to be a team player and to establish effective working relationships with other employees and the general public. Your resume and cover letter must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements of the position. We thank all who apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Salary will be commensurate upon skills and qualifications. This is a contract position and is anticipated to run from April 2013 to October 2013.

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Covering letters and resumes outlining qualifications and experience will be received by the undersigned up to 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 4th, 2013. Resumes will (only) be accepted by email at: mtouw@twprideaulakes.on.ca. Hard copies will not be accepted.

THE EMC - 32 - Thursday, March 21, 2013

Moving Service Available $95/hour cube van & 2 men. Dan Peters Auction Home Office (613)284-8281. Fast Service. Experienced Movers. Rogerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Affordable Handyman Service. Reasonable rates. Indoor/outdoor jobs, painting included. Call (613)267-1183. Send A Load to the dump, cheap. Clean up clutter, garage sale leftovers or leaf and yard waste. 613-256-4613. Window Washing Wizards, Commercial and Residential. No job too big or too small. Book by May 1, 2013 and save 5%. 613-264-6115.

CLEANING / JANITORIAL House cleaning, Almonte, Carleton Place, Perth and Lanark areas. Call Connie 613-253-5319 or email connie.danis@me.com

HELP WANTED

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE / SKILLS TRAINING:

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Affordable HandymanHousehold repairs and maintenance. Interior/exterior painting/staining, carpentry, minor plumbing. Call and book now for winter specials. No job too small. Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll do them all. (613)283-2070. Certified Mason. 12 years experience. Chimney repair, restoration, parging, repointing. Brick, block and stone. Small/big job specialist. Free estimates. 613-250-0290.

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Building BIA Capacity Intern- (6 month contract). The Kemptville BIA is accepting applications from interested and qualified candidates for a New Business Initiatives Intern. The position is contract based for a period of six months and consists of a 35 hour work week. As a federally funded position under the Eastern Ontario Development Program (EODP), applicants must be Grenville County residents who are post-secondary school graduates, over the age of 30 years, and have been displaced after working 10 years in the same industry. A complete job description is available on our website at http://www. northgrenville.ca/ employment.cfm and information regarding salary is available upon request. Your resume with references must be submitted no later than 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, 2013 to: Su Sally, BIA Chair. Box 742, Kemptville ON K0G 1J0 sugoldjewellers @gmail.com We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted. Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001 and in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act will only be used for candidate selection.


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HousecleaningNeed Help? I work in the Almonte,Lanark and Perth areas. Call Tricia at 613-259-3420 or email coupland@storm.ca

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I know you work hard every day. Need someone to make your home sparkle?? Call experienced housekeeper Beth Roberts 613-258-4950

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Ontario Early Years Centre, a program of Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Resources on Wheels is seeking individuals to: 1. Work as relief staff on an as needed basis to replace staff during temporary absences at playgroups. 2. Provide childcare at scheduled parent education sessions and workshops. QualiďŹ cations: Family Support CertiďŹ cate, ECE or equivalent. Experience working with families, children in a group setting is essential. CPR/First Aid required. Please forward resumes to Sue Cavanagh, Executive Director, Ontario Early Years Centre Lanark 91 Cornelia Street West, Smiths Falls, Ontario K7A 5L3 For more information contact Sue Cavanagh at 613-283-0095 ext 303. Fax 613-283-3324 or email: edcrow@bellnet.ca

NOW HIRING Various positions available, seasonal full time and part time. Candidates must have good communication skills, be willing to work within a team situation or independently, and be honest and respectful. Must be physically active, ready to work in all weather conditions and be available weekends. *Garden Center: Sales & Maintenance of plant material, grounds maintenance, cash and phones. *Brick & Soils Yard: Operation & Maintenance of Trucks and Heavy Equipment, yard sales & deliveries. Must have minimum G level license, also looking for AZ license.

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Already consigned: Farm Equip: MF 65 High arch, diesel power steering, multi power, Ford 5610, Case Traction King 280 HP Cummings, David Brown with Cap & Loader, 2004 Kubota M 6800 DT 4 WD dual hyd front & rear, folding rops, canopy with extra field lights, 1998 Vermeer baler, 2 bale trower wagons, 18 tn grain wagon, AC 14ft disk, McKee 26ft cultivator with rolling basket, Generac 25KW Generator, hay wagons, 50ft 6â&#x20AC;? grain auger, 2â&#x20AC;?gas powered water pump, 352 NH grain grainder, 10 plastic cage tanks, NH 492 haybine, International 16ft viber shank cultivator with buster bars, 5ft bush hog, JD 235 round baler, Timberjack Skidder Garden equipment: Craftsman 19 HP lawnmower 42â&#x20AC;? cut, Craftsman 22 HP lawnmower,42â&#x20AC;?cut,Lawnboy 16 HP lawnmower 42â&#x20AC;?cut, Yard-Man 18 HP Lawnmower 46â&#x20AC;? cut, 34 â&#x20AC;&#x2DC; J D Gator 6x4 gas model, Scissorlift, 12â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Snowblade Automotive: 1996 ž tn diesel Chev pickup truck Trailers: 16 ft trailer ramps, 12ft Tandem skid steer trailer with ramps **Subject to additions and deletions** Many items not listed

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SALE OF LAND BY PUBLIC TENDER THE CORPORATION OF TAY VALLEY TOWNSHIP Take Notice that tenders are invited for the purchase of the land described below and will be received until 3:00 p.m. local time on April 24, 2013, at the Tay Valley Township Municipal Office, 217 Harper Road, RR#4, Perth, Ontario K7H 3C6 The tenders will then be opened in public on the same day as soon as possible after 3:00 p.m. at the Municipal Office, 217 Harper Road, Perth. Description of Land: Roll No. 09 11 916 020 01301 0000; PIN 05201-0116(LT); Part Lot 5 Concession 5 Bathurst; Part Lot 5 Concession 6 Bathurst; Part Road Allowance between Concessions 5 & 6 Bathurst designated as Parts 1 2 & 3 Plan 27R1994; Township of Bath Burg Sherb. File No. 11-06 Minimum Tender Amount: $5,363.96

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Tenders must be submitted in the prescribed form and must be accompanied by a deposit in the form of a money order or of a bank draft or cheque verified by a bank or trust corporation payable to the municipality and representing at least 20 per cent of the tender amount. Except as follows, the municipality makes no representation regarding the title to or any other matters relating to the land to be sold. Responsibility for ascertaining these matters rests with the potential purchasers. This sale is governed by the Municipal Act, 2001 and the Municipal Tax Sales Rules made under the Act. The successful purchaser will be required to pay the amount tendered plus accumulated taxes and the relevant land transfer tax and HST if applicable. The municipality has no obligation to provide vacant possession to the successful purchaser.

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perform a variety of manual labour operations for the production of nursery products. These positions will work in various parts of the facility and out in the nursery fields. Work will start in early April. Apply at Ferguson Forest Centre 275 County Rd. 44, Kemptville, On. K0G 1J0, phone 613-258-0110 or e-mail at info@seedlingnursery.com

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Cleaning and maintenance of premises, interior, exterior and maintenance of equipment. Experience of small equipment would be an asset. This person should be able to work well independently. The hours range between 24-40 hrs. per week. Please drop off resumes at Tim Hortons 301 Colonnade Drive, Kemptville

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Forward rĂŠsumes to: info@reidgardens.ca 142 Pick Rd., Carleton Place, ON, K7C 3P1 Tel: 613-253-3467 Fax: 613-253-7462

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Saturday March 23, 2013, 9:30 a.m. Preview 8:30-9:30 a.m. Large selection of over 300 tin, battery operated and diecast toys including Matchbox, Lesney, Manoil, Vandai, Lincoln, Minnitoy, Structo and others, several pedal cars, several vintage hockey games. Advertising signs: Coca Cola, Pepsi, Beer, Automotive, Gas & Oil, Lighted Clocks and Thermometers. Several pieces of industrial furniture: large 8â&#x20AC;&#x2122; monkâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s table, parlour tables, oil lamps, CN & CNR lamps and collectibles. We have costume and 10K gold ladies jewellery, large selection of stamps and coins. 2 oak wall telephones, cream separater, 2 flare guns, pellet rifles. Over 600 lots, no junk! Visit our website to view 400+ photos of items in this auction @ www.colinlatreilleauctions.ca Terms: Cash, Cheque (with photo ID), Visa, M/C and Interac

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RC HOBBS SALE PAVILION FRIDAY, MARCH 29 @ 9am 2394 DWYER HILL RD, ASHTON Sponsored by Kings Creek Farms Selling a large selection of cattle, tractors, haying equipment, tillage equipment, harvesting equipment, feeding equipment, tools and other farm related items. Acres Production Sale: Selling 15 purebred Blonde dâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Aquitaine cows due to calve at sale time plus one breeding age bull. Auction starts at 9 am. Cattle sell at 10 am. Tractors sell at 12 pm. For pictures and partial list see: joyntauctioncompany.com Trucking Available For more information or to consign contact: Rick Hobbs 613-253-6669 Dave Ostrom 613-229-6595 Auctioneers: Ken McNeely - William Joynt

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AUCTION SALE OF FURNITURE, TOOLS

For John & Lucille Earle to be held at #123 Doe Road, Carleton Place, ON (From Carleton Place, take Hwy 29 South to 10th line Beckwith & follow signs)

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Sale of land for Tax Arrears By Public Tender MUNICIPAL ACT, 2001 SALE OF LAND BY PUBLIC TENDER THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWN OF MISSISSIPPI MILLS TAKE NOTICE that tenders are invited for the purchase of the land (s) described below and will be received until 3:00 p.m. local time on Tuesday the 16th day of April, 2013 at the Municipal OfďŹ ce, 3131 Old Perth Road, Almonte, Ontario K0A 1A0. The tenders will then be opened in public on the same day at the Municipal OfďŹ ce Council Chambers at 3:05 p.m. Description of Lands: 1. Part Lot 23, Concession 1, Ramsay Part Lot 24, Concession 1, Ramsay BEING Part 1, Plan 26R-218 and Part 1, Plan 27R-5256 except Parts 1 and 2, Plan 26R-1795 and Part 4, Plan 26R-3273 146 Maple Drive, Clayton ON Town of Mississippi Mills, County of Lanark PIN 05085-0225 Roll Number 0931 929 015 03500 0000 Minimum Tender Amount: $16,672.30 2. Part Lot 16, Concession 8 as in RN103214 Ramsay Town of Mississippi Mills, County of Lanark PIN 05087-0147 Roll Number 0931 010 015 07800 0000 Minimum Tender Amount: $9,318.28 3. Part Lot 3, Concession 3, Ramsay as in RN47252 Town of Mississippi Mills, County of Lanark PIN 05105-0014 Roll Number 0931 929 030 07600 0000 Minimum Tender Amount: $10,975.98 One tender for each parcel of land must be submitted in the prescribed form and must be accompanied by a deposit in the form of a money order or of a bank draft or cheque certiďŹ ed by a bank or trust corporation payable to the municipality and representing at least 20 per cent of the tender amount. Except as follows, the municipality makes no representation regarding the title to or any other matters relating to the land to be sold. Responsibility for ascertaining these matters rests with the potential purchasers. This sale is governed by the Municipal Act, 2001 and the Municipal Tax Sales Act. The successful purchaser will be required to pay the amount tendered plus accumulated taxes and the relevant land transfer tax. The municipality has no obligation to provide vacant possession to the successful purchaser. For further information regarding this sale and a copy of the prescribed form of tender contact: Rhonda Whitmarsh, Treasurer 3131 Old Perth Road R.R. #2 Almonte, ON K0A 1A0 (613) 256-2064 ext. 262 rwhitmarsh@mississippimills.ca THE EMC - 34 - Thursday, March 21, 2013

Monday April 1, 2013 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Holiday Easter Monday Antique & Collectible Auction. Auction Starts at 10 am (Preview from 9 am). 182 Glenview Road, Smiths Falls. Large indoor auction. See website for 300 + Pictures! 1000+ Coca Cola pieces, toy truck collection, antiques & more! Sunday April 7, 2013 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Estate & Consignment Auction. Noon start (preview from 11 am ). 182 Glenview Rd., Smiths Falls. MARCH SPECIAL - WE PAY THE TAX ON ANY OF OUR NEW BEDS PURCHASED AT OUR 3768 HWY 43 WEST FURNITURE STORE! WHAT WE DO: Auctions, Appraisals, Brand New Bed Sales, CL425926_0321 Moving & Trucking Services.

on Wed., March 27/13 @ 10 am Easy Glide rocker & footstool. Leather sofa & recliner chair. Wilson & Sons upright piano & bench. Records. 11 pc oak dining set. 3 pc chesterfield set. Oak console desk. Office chair. Hall mirror & table. Ant. arm chair. Single bed. Night stand. Dresser & chest of drawers. Rocking chair. 5 pc walnut bedroom set. 2 side chairs. Linens & bedding. Sears 12â&#x20AC;? planer & stand. Professional router & Craftsman stand. 3 gal air compressor. Bench vise. Craftsman 10â&#x20AC;? table saw. Craftsman laser trac mitre saw & stand (like new). Shop vac. Qty of hand & power tools. Bench grinder. 6â&#x20AC;? Rockwell jointer. 10â&#x20AC;? radial arm saw. Qty of clamps. Spin- roto zip saw. Be on time, not a large sale. Bring a lawnchair & participate in the bidding. Terms: Cash, Cheque, Debit, Visa, M/C - Catering

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TOYS, ANTIQUES AND COLLECTIBLES AUCTION

The simple act of recycling has more impact on the environment than the average Canadian thinks. The amount of wood and paper North Americans throw away each year is enough to heat five million homes for 200 years.

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Auctioneers & Qualified Appraisers JIM & TREVOR HANDS: THE VOICES OF EXPERIENCE Phone: (613) 267-6027 or (613) 267-1335 Fax: (613) 267-6931 www.jimhandsauction.com

UNRESERVED REAL ESTATE PLUS ESTATE AUCTION SALE

For the Estate of John B.E. Wernikowsky to be held at #5565 Hwy 511 Hopetown, Lanark ON K0G 1K0 on Sat., March 23/13 @ 10 am Property to be auctioned @ 11 am

- Property Sold to the Highest Bidder Regardless of Price Rural 3 bedroom, vinyl sided home situated on surveyed lot in picturesque Hopetown. House features kitchen, pantry, living room & 4 pce bath on main level w/ 3 bedrooms upstairs. Property has 1 car garage & 2 outbuildings for storage. On well (65â&#x20AC;&#x2122; deep submersible pump) and septic. Taxes $480.00 (+/-). For private viewing, terms & conditions, please call our office at 613-2676027. Miniature Dixie 4 string banjo. Yamake #431 accoustic guitar. Wagon train Accoustic guitar. Organ. Watches. Medallion. Fiddle & case. Early Batman & Robin comic. Qty of coins, stamps & CTC money. Doubloon coin. Moffat washing machine (like new). 2 chest freezers. 30â&#x20AC;? Fringale stove. Microwave & stand. White Westinghouse fridge. Extension table. Pots & pans. Hand tools. 31cc front tine tiller. Yardwork chainsaw. Whipper snipper. TV. VCR. DVD player. Qty of movies. Yardman gas snow blower (new). Garden tools. Poulan 15.5HP lawn tractor (like new). Gas push lawn mower. hand & elect. Hand tools. Wheel barrow. Fishing tackle. Motomaster battery charger. Terms on Chattels: Cash, Cheque Only â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Catering

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REGIONAL ROUND-UP Any community organization based in our circulation area wishing to list an event of community interest is invited to submit a description of 25 words or less in writing. Admissions or event costs, will not be included. Deadline is Thursday at 4:30 p.m. prior to publication date. This service is provided free of charge. Events will be listed no more than two weeks in advance. Write, EMC, P.O. Box 158, Smiths Falls, Ont. K7A 4T1, or fax at 613-283-5909 or e-mail: jmichaelis@theemc.ca OR lgilligan@perfprint.ca. Items will be edited as necessary. Please include name, address and phone number.

Almonte & District Horticultural Society meets Monday, March 25, Cornerstone Community Church, 7:30 pm. Speaker is Darleen Scales on “How I Learned From my Mistakes” in Gardening, of course. (613)256-1441, (613)2563130. Almonte Walk of the Cross beginning at noon, March 29, Good Friday, at Almonte United Church & ending at Hillside Reformed Presbyterian Church. Info: 613-461-0102. Discussions on Faith & Life. “How can you say there is only one way to God? What about other religions?” Sunday, March 24 at 6 p.m. at Hillside Reformed Presbyterian Church, 273 Almonte St. 613-791-4811. Legion Branch 240, Saturday, March 30, Arlene Quinn, 3-7 p.m. Mills’ Seniors Services, Almonte, Golden Oldies Lunch, Thursday, March 28, at the Mills Office, 67 Industrial Dr. Transportation provided. Call Seniors Services to reserve 613-256-4700. Mills’ Seniors Services, Almonte, Lunch at Wheeler’s Pancake House, Wednesday, March 27. Call Seniors Services at 613-256-4700 to reserve your seat on the bus. Mills’ Seniors Services, Almonte, Parkinson’s Support Group, Monday, March 26 from 7-9 p.m., Mills’ office, 67 Industrial Drive. Call Seniors Services 613-256-4700 to register. Meetings are last Monday of the month. Mills’ Seniors Services, Almonte, Social Supper, Monday, March 26, 6 p.m. Almonte Legion. Transportation and entertainment provided. Call Seniors Services to reserve 613-256-4700.

50+ Fitness, Canoe Club, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10-11 a.m. Information 613-256-8339. Adult Bereavement Group, Wednesday, March 27, 1:30-3:30 p.m Waterside Retirement Residence, 105 McNeely Rd., Carleton Place. Contact Rebecca Bowie 613-267-6400. Beckwith Playgroup meets Mondays

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Quality Antiques, Collectibles, Glassware, Household Furniture, Tools and Miscellaneous Articles In the Vernon Recreational Centre, Vernon Ont. – turn East on Lawrence St. ½ mile-just off Bank St. (formerly Hwy 31) – approx 20 miles South of Ottawa. Watch for Auction Signs. Saturday, March 30 at 10:00 am (viewing from 8:30 am) Everyone come and enjoy the auction! We are selling quality antiques and furniture, beautiful glassware and interesting collectibles from the estate of the late Gordon and Judy St. Pierre of Winchester who were very avid antique collectors for many years. See www.theauctionfever.com for more detailed listing. Terms of Sale- Cash or Cheque with Proper ID Auctioneers James and Hill Auction Service Ltd. Stewart James Carson Hill 613-445-3269 613-821-2946 Call us to book your real estate, farm or household auction Refreshments available. Auctioneers not responsible for accidents.

and Thursdays, 9:30-11:30, Beckwith Twp Hall, Black’s Corners, (Sept.-June). Call Cara (613)253-2554 or Stephanie (613)284-9248. Beginner classes in Taoist Tai Chi (TM) starting April 2, Tuesdays/Thursdays, 9-10 a.m., & 6:30-7:30 p.m., 10 High Street, Carleton Place, 613-257-1936, taoist.org/ottawa Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital first annual “Community Health Fest”, Saturday, March 23, 9-5 at the Carleton Place arena (upper halls). Easter Services, St. James Anglican Church, Edmund St. March 28, Maundy Thursday, 7:30 p.m.; March 29, Good Friday 10 a.m. Organ Voluntaries, 11 a.m. Service; March 31, Easter Sunday 8 and 10 a.m. Golden Jubilee Chapter order of the Eastern Star Annual Spring Supper & Euchre, Saturday, March 23, St. James Hall, Edmund St, 6 p.m. Tickets 613-253-0356. Maundy Thursday service, Thursday, March 28, 7 p.m. St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church. The Carleton Place Sunset Club meets Wednesday’s at 1 p.m., in the Legion for cards, games and socializing. A nice way to spend and afternoon. Info: (613)258-7483.

(613)269-7905. Income Tax Basics. Saturday, March 23, 10 AM. Merrickville Library. Register at 613-269-3326. LEGO Club- Saturday, March 23, 1 p.m. Merrickville Library. Ages 5-12. March 22- Legion Dinner and Dance. Ham dinner 6 p.m. Entertainment: Good N’ Country. March 23- Legion Dinner and Dance. Beef dinner 6 p.m. Entertainment: Hoffman & Hallman. Merrickville & District Historical Society presents “Love and War”- Benedict Arnold. Ste. Marguerite Bourgeoys School. March 26, 7:30 p.m. Light refreshments. StoryTime Fridays 10 a.m., theme: March 22, More Easter. Merrickville Library. Info: 613-269-3326. Wellness for Women, with Dr. Weststrate. Thursday, March 28, 2 p.m. Merrickville Library. Info: 613-269-3326.

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Maple Run Studio Tour. March 2324. 10-5. Meet artists/artisans in studios and group locations on a self guided tour through Pakenham and surrounding area. www.mapleruntour.ca or 613-6242062 for info. New Horizon Club, March 27, 2 p.m., North-South Mens Choir. Burritts Rapids Community Hall. 613-269-2737. Pancake Breakfast, Saturday, March 23, 8-11 a.m. St John’s Church, just east of Innisville, corner of Hwy 7 and Ferguson Falls Rd. Info: 613-257-4941. Pancake Breakfast, Sunday, March 24, 8 a.m.-noon. Union Hall, 1984 Wolf Grove Road, gluten-free option. Pancake Breakfasts- St. Thomas Anglican Church Hall, Frankville. Hosted by Anglican Parish of Kitley Members. March 30. 8 a.m.-12 p.m. 613-275-2893. Retired Teachers & Friends: Luncheon on Wednesday, April 3, 11:30 a.m. at Sharbot Lake Inn. To reserve call 613279-2098 by April 1 at noon. Rideau Lakes Horticultural Society, Wednesday, April 3, 7:15 p.m. Portland Community Hall, “Ergonomic Tools” David Morgan from Lee Valley. Rosedale Choir concert- Mar. 22, Elgin United Church. 6:30 p.m. Snow Road Snowmobile Club Fundraiser Breakfast, March 23, 8-11 a.m. at clubhouse, 1106 Gemmills Rd. Everyone welcome. Spaghetti Supper, March 24, 4:30 p.m. at Montague Seniors, 658 Rosedale Rd S. 4-hand euchre and bid euchre to follow at 7. Info: 613-283-6240. Youth Group- April 3, 10, 17, 24. South Crosby School. 1-800-928-2250.

SMITHS FALLS As The Spinning Wheel Turns with Deborah Dunleavy and Bill Lalonde. Storytelling at the Heritage Museum, March 22, 2 p.m. Beginner Line Dancing. Fun and exercise for seniors, 1-3 p.m. Wednesdays. RCAF Hall Rideau Wing 443. Info: Ellie (613)283-3823. CPHC (Community and Primary Health Care) Seniors’ Fitness Classes, 50 years of age and up, 10-11 a.m. Mondays and Fridays, Seniors’ Activity Centre, Info: Karen (613)283-4138. Cardio, Strength Training and Stretches. Darts, Friday 8 p.m. Mixed. Legion. Darts, Jasper, Thursday 7:30 p.m. Legion Br 95 Darts, Tuesday, 7 p.m. Singles. Royal Canadian Legion, 7 Main St E. EA- Emotions Anonymous- 12-step organization working toward recovery from emotional difficulties (marriage, children, grief, etc). Meetings (every Tuesday)- March 26, 7 p.m. Salvation Army Church (side door). (613)2830960. Easter Weekend Brunch, Saturday, March 30, 9-noon, Rosedale Hall (Rosedale Road South). Easter Egg Hunt (noon sharp). Craft table. Tickets at the door. Info: Bonnie 283-3496 or Judy 284-1149. Sponsor: Montague Parks and Recreation. Harmony Club 162, 61 Cornelia St. Darts every Thursday. 1:30 p.m. Info: 613-283-4684. Lanark County Brain Injury Survivors Group, meeting. Every Tuesday, 10 a.m.-noon. Tricas, 88 Cornelia St. W. Saturday, March 23, Easter Fun 11 to 1, visit the Easter Bunny, activities. County Fair Mall, 275 Brockville St. 613-283-2418. TeenMOPS weekly group, for teen moms and their babies, Wednesdays 6:30 p.m Baptist Church. Info: (613)2835383.


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If you already have an incorporated business or you’re about to start one, you can choose how you wish to be compensated – by way of a salary (including bonuses) or through dividends from shares you own in your company. The choice is up to you – but there are a number of factors that you should know about so you can make the most informed choice. Salary • A salary is a deduction to your company but it will also attract both employer and employee Canada Pension Plan (CPP) premiums and, in some provinces, payroll taxes. • A salary generates Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) contribution room, CPP benefits and is necessary if you wish to establish an Individual Pension Plan (IPP). Dividends • Dividends are paid out of after-tax corporate profits. Corporate income in excess of the small business deduction (SBD) limit ($500,000 federally and in most provinces) is subject to higher corporate tax rates. Dividends paid out of dollars above the SBD are eligible for a more advantageous personal tax rate. Dividends paid with dollars taxed at the lower SBD rate are noneligible, resulting in a lower

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Dividend Tax Credit for the shareholder and, consequently, attracting more personal tax than an ‘eligible’ dividend.

and could more than offset the reduction in future CPP retirement benefits – if you use the correct investment strategy.

A mix of salary and dividends • In the past, tax professionals advised business owners to pay themselves at least enough salary to reduce corporate profits below the SBD limit. But corporate taxes have now been lowered to a point where more tax can be deferred by leaving income in the corporation – so it can make sense to retain high tax rate income inside the corporation for investment. To the extent that you require cash on a regular basis, salary is still the preferred compensation choice until corporate income is reduced to the SBD limit.

Other considerations • Creditor protection – many provinces have rules preventing professional corporations from using holding companies or trusts as creditor proofing strategies so it may be prudent to hold a significant portion of retirement assets in registered IPPs or Guaranteed Income Funds (GIFs). Addressing compensation issues now will improve your ongoing financial stability and retirement nest egg. Your professional advisor can help make the best choices for you.

A pure dividend strategy • Taking compensation solely as dividends means that you will not be able to contribute to investments held in an RRSP, will lose access to CPP disability benefits and may not qualify for group disability plans. This strategy can, however, allow more income to be saved inside the corporation than could otherwise be contributed to investments held within a RRSP or to an IPP

This column, written and published by Investors Group Financial Services Inc. (in Québec – a Financial Services Firm), and Investors Group Securities Inc. (in Québec, a firm in Financial Planning) presents general information only and is not a solicitation to buy or sell any investments. Contact your own advisor for specific advice about your circumstances. For more information on this topic please contact your Investors Group Consultant.

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Increase the Maplelope population and support the Chamber of Commerce By TIFFANY LEPACK tlepack@perfprint.ca

EMC News â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Have you spotted the Maplelope? One way to help the local Maplelope population is to purchase a tree through the Mississippi Mills Chamber of Commerce annual tree sale. For those unfamiliar with the creature, the Maplelope was first spotted last year around sugaring-off season, when he became the mascot for the tree sale. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Maplelope is a delightful creature who just wants everyone to plant trees and have fun,â&#x20AC;? said Chamber president Kris Riendeau. She explained the tree sale was started 14 years ago by Al Potvin and last year the campaign needed a little â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;sprucingâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; up. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We were lucky because local artist Sam Hamilton was the first person to spot him and he was able to do some wonderful drawings,â&#x20AC;? said Riendeau. She thinks the Maplelope, who is specific to Mississippi Mills, would encourage local residents to purchase a tree so he has more to hide in or so he can eat the leaves. A family of Maplelopes might also be close by so more trees are needed! For the Chamber tree sale there are a wide variety of trees to purchase including flowering, shade and fruit trees. To look at the different tree options,

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Bob Graf, from Baker Bobâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s in Almonte recently tried on a pair of Maplelope antlers, specially made by Wendy Essen, a felt artist from Prescott. Graf is also holding the new Maplelope â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;XINGâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; flyers that are displayed around town with information on the Mississippi Mills Chamber of Commerce Tree sale on them. approximately 600, or to purchase a tree you can visit mississippimills.com/trees or to order a tree call 613-256â&#x20AC;&#x201C;7886. The ordering deadline is April 20 and

the pick-up day is Saturday, April 27 at The average price of a tree is $40 and the Town of Mississippi Mills municipal they are all approximately six feet tall. garage at 3131 Old Perth Road from 9 If you would like to purchase a tree to a.m. to noon. support the Chamber you can buy one

and the town will plant and care for the tree in Gemmill Park. â&#x20AC;&#x153;You pay more but they are really well established trees and we have had a good success rate for planting the trees,â&#x20AC;? said Riendeau. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The prices are pretty great for these high quality trees.â&#x20AC;? A majority of the money raised goes right back to the Chamber of Commerce and will be used to help the Chamber promote local businesses and host networking events. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It also makes our community a greener and more beautiful place with more Maplelopes,â&#x20AC;? said Riendeau. â&#x20AC;&#x153;They like a lot of trees!â&#x20AC;? Even though the deadline is a few weeks away Riendeau encourages people to order their trees now as the first 50 orders will receive a free â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Maplelope XINGâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; t-shirt. The new crossing logo is sure to â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;growâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; around town soon as the information flyer has the logo on the other side. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We are hoping that kids and everyone will want to put the crossing signs around the community and really have fun with it,â&#x20AC;? said Riendeau. The Town of Mississippi Mills, along with the Beautification Committee, will also be offering three year-old â&#x20AC;&#x153;transplantsâ&#x20AC;? (Norway Spruce, Fraser Fir or Douglas Fir), available for only $2 by calling Bonnie at 256â&#x20AC;&#x201C;1077 ext. 21 before April 18. Visit maplelope.ca, search â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;The Maplelopeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; on Facebook or follow him on Twitter @Maplelope. R0011985765_0321

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Catherine Kuhn joins Carleton Place Chamber staff as office administrator tgesner@perfprint.ca

EMC Business â&#x20AC;&#x201C; The Carleton Place and District Chamber of Commerce has a new staff member. Catherine Kuhn joined the business organization on Feb. 12 as office administrator. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I am very excited to have Catherine join our team,â&#x20AC;? said Chamber manager Jackie Kavanagh. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Her experience in retail and as a business owner will be a great asset in helping us to develop programming for our members.â&#x20AC;? Kuhn lives with her family in Beckwith Township. She moved to Lanark County in 2009 from her house in Belleville, which is where she ran a home and gift store for more than five years. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I had a huge historical home with five bedrooms,â&#x20AC;? said Kuhn. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I ran the store downstairs and lived upstairs.â&#x20AC;? In addition to a broad understanding of the issues affecting small businesses, Kuhn is familiar and comfortable in working together with municipal government and the Business Improvement Association (BIA). â&#x20AC;&#x153;I really like the job, and itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s been exciting,â&#x20AC;? she said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I have already met many Chamber members.â&#x20AC;? The first day at a new job is critical for making the right impression. Kuhn

inSPIRE Church Carleton Place Church meets: Carambeck Community Centre, 351 Bridge Street, Carleton Place WHEN: EVERY SUNDAY AT 10:42am (Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s service also at same time) Phone: (613) 552-1323 Email: scott@myinSPIREnetwork.com Web: www.myinSPIREnetwork.com Pastor: Scott Ridenour Youth Pastor: Joe Aslaner Youth meet every Sunday night from 6-8pm At the CP Youth Centre (back of Carambeck Community Centre) Email joe@myinSPIREnetwork.com for more info St. Paulâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Anglican Church 68 Clyde St., Almonte Parish Office 613 256-1771 www.stpaulsalmonte.ca office@stpaulsalmonte.ca Incumbent Rev. Pat Martin Sunday Worship 8:00am - Quiet traditional 9:15am - Choir and Organ 11:00am - Contemporary Praise Come and be welcome!

The Bridge Kanata (The Wesleyan Church) 285 Didsbury Rd., Kanata (Behind Canadian Tire) 613-592-7635 www.bridgechurches.ca connect@bridgechurches.ca SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICES: 9:00am & 11:00am Bridge Kids (ages 3- Grade 5) during both services. Nursery Care available in both services. Sr. Pastor: Rev. S. Allan Summers Pastor of Spritual Development: Rev. Dave Kornelsen Pastor of Student Ministries: Ben Margeson Director of Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Ministries: Lisa Summers

was faced with a tourism board meeting and succeeded. Next up was the Yuk Yukâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Comedy Night, which was hosted by the Chamber, followed by Business at Breakfast at the Good Food Company. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s been very busy,â&#x20AC;? she said. The Chamberâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s next Business at Breakfast takes place on Wednesday, March 27 at the Thruway Restaurant, 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. The guest speaker is Andrew Johnson of First Aid Ottawa. He will talk about a businessâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; obligations regarding First Aid training. The cost is $10 for members and $20 for future members. Both Kavanagh and Kuhn are permanent part-time employees. Kavanagh is in the Chamber office Monday to Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Kuhnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s hours are Wednesday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The schedule equates to an additional eight hours of available support for Chamber members. In the last six months there has been so much growth in the local Chamber. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Our membership has gone from 190 to 240,â&#x20AC;? said Kavanagh. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s no shortage of work, and Catherine will be doing a little bit of everything.â&#x20AC;? Kuhn said she is ready to ready to tackle what lies ahead. The office administrator will work alongside Photo by TARA GESNER Kavanagh to guarantee consistent Catherine Kuhn, left, the Carleton Place and District Chamber of Com- outreach with Chamber members, merceâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s new office administrator, will work alongside Jackie Kavanagh, perform administrative functions (billing Chamber manager. and accounting) as well as operate the

Calvary Pentecostal Church Phone: 613 257 3484 Email: calvarychurch@sympatico.ca www.calvarycp.ca Almonte Presbyterian Church 111 Church St. 613.256.2184 apc@trytel.com Rev. Alison & Rev. Brian Sharpe Mr. George Stewart Organist and Choir Director SUNDAY 11:00am Worship Service & Sunday School Nursery care Available. ALL WELCOME! Transportation is available by calling Elford Giles 613.256.2460 Holy Name of Mary St. Maryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Parish Almonte 613.256.1034 Father Lindsay Harrison SATURDAY MASS 4:30pm SUNDAY MASS 9:00 a.m. â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 10:30am Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Liturgy, Youth Ministry, Bible Study, Prayer Circle (check website for times and programs) www.holynameofmaryparish.com Almonte Baptist Church 207 Reserve St. 613.256.5655 Pastor: Paul Benson www.almonte.baptistchurch.com 11 am â&#x20AC;&#x201C; SUNDAY MORNING WORSHIP 4th Thursday - Mens Super-Huddle 6:30 pm 4th Tuesday - L.I.F.T. 7:00 pm 613-623-9436 Reformed Presbyterian Church 273 Almonte St., Almonte SERVICES: 10am EACH SUNDAY 11:30 am. Sabbath School Classes Second services at: 2:00 pm. 1st, 3rd & 5th Sundays. 6:00 pm. 2nd & 4th Sundays Weekly Bible Studies For Information: 613-256-2816 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; mhdyck@rogers.com Pastor Matt Dyck

St. George Anglican Church Clayton, Ontario Holy Eucharist â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Sunday 11:30am Palm Sunday Service â&#x20AC;&#x201C; March 24th 11:30am Easter Sunday Service â&#x20AC;&#x201C; March 31st 10:30am Co-Imcumbents â&#x20AC;&#x201C; The Rev. David Vanasour and the Rev. Mary Ellen Barry 613 257 1340 All Welcome! Stgeorgechurchclayton.webs.com

Ottawa Valley Vineyard Church Loving God, Loving People, Having Fun When: 10:30am SUNDAY Where: Carleton Place High School 613-257-6045 www.ottawavalleyvineyard.ca Zion-Memorial United Church 'SBOLMJO4USFFUt 10:30am â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Morning Worship 10:30am â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Sunday School Nursery FULLY ACCESSIBLE Minister: Rev. Peter W. Dahlin, B.A., M.Div. Musical Director: Mr. Tony Stuart WARM WELCOME TO ALL!

The Lighthouse 355 Moffatt Street 613.257.4255 Pastor: Doug Anderson Email: info@cplighthouse.org Website: www.cplighthouse.org Sunday Services 10am Celebration Service & Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Church Contact us for more information Personal prayer available Tuesdays & Thursdays 12:00-2:30 pm Call or come byContact Barb

SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH 117 Victoria St. 613-257-5109 www.carletonplaceadventists.org Pastor: Adriaan van der Lingen 613-979-1161 SATURDAY SERVICES Sabbath School - 9:30am Divine Service - 11:00am EVERYONE WELCOME

Carleton Place Baptist Church 299 Bridge St. Carleton Place 613-257-1889 Pastor: Brian Affleck Discovery Hour: 10:00 am Worship 11:00 am Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Church provided Prayer & Bible Study Wednesday 7pm All Welcome! Handicap access Air Conditioned www.cpbaptist.ca Almonte United Church 106 Elgin Street, Almonte Tel: 256-1355 Rev. Mary Royal Organist & Music Director: Neil Milnes 10:30am - SUNDAY WORSHIP & Sunday School Child Care Available Website: www.almonteunited.com Email: office@almonteunited.com Office Hours: 9am - 12pm Mon-Fri. For Transportation call the office. The United Church of Canada Ashton-Munster Pastoral Charge Services in both churches. Fully Accessible 613-257-7761 for more information Everyone Welcome. Child Care provided.

Cornerstone Community Church 1728 Concession 11-A, Almonte (at the round-about) Pastor: Rev. Gary Landers 613-256-4995 SUNDAY WORSHIP: 10 a.m. Ample Parking - Fully Accessible Nursery Care/Sunday School Weekly Bible Study & Prayer * Friendly Family-Centred Ministry * A Free Methodist Congregation

Affiliated with the Anglican Network in Canada Come, worship with us! March Sunday Services & Sunday School 10 am Worshipping at 117 Victoria St., Carleton Place Info: Rev. Dave Kemp, 613-257-5490 www.eternalhopechurch.ca

St. Maryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Roman Catholic Church 28 Hawthorne Ave., CP Fr. Augustine Mendonça, 613-257-1284, 613-257-1630 MASS SCHEDULE Saturday 5pm Sunday 9:00am and 10:30am HANDICAP ACCESS

Carleton Place Visitor Information Centre and Gift Shop, which is located at 132 Coleman St. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We want to ramp up the offerings at the gift store, promoting local businesses and giving people a sense of Carleton Place,â&#x20AC;? said Kavanagh. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We want to increase the knowledge of the Visitor Information Centre for residents, too.â&#x20AC;? The Chamber exists to create and maintain an environment for business success in the area, and there is great value in being a member, added Kavanagh. Whatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s more, discounts are passed down from the Canadian Chamber of Commerce network, including Rogers, CAA, ESSO, TD Merchant Services and Hotline to HR, as well as a national Group Insurance Health Plan. Going forward, Kuhn said they would continue to investigate ways to enhance the Chamberâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s worth to its member businesses. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I am absolutely thrilled to have Catherine join the Chamber team,â&#x20AC;? said vice president Donna Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Donohue in a media release. â&#x20AC;&#x153;She brings with her an incredibly valuable skillset in some areas that will benefit us a great deal. This skillset, along with her professionalism and obvious energy and enthusiasm, will be a great asset to the Chamber.â&#x20AC;? For more information about the Chamber, contact Kavanagh or Kuhn at 613-257-1976 or visit www.cpchamber. com. R0011986260_0321

By TARA GESNER

St. James Anglican Church â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Anglican Church in Carleton Placeâ&#x20AC;? 225 Edmund Street, Carleton Place, Ontario 257-3178 Web site - stjamescarletonplace.org SUNDAY, MARCH 24, 2013 PALM SUNDAY 8 a.m. Holy Eucharist 10 a.m. Choral Eucharist Church School classes in Langtry Room Thursday, March 28th MAUNDY THURSDAY 7:30 p.m. Holy Eucharist (no Thursday morning service) Friday, March 29th GOOD FRIDAY Church opens at 10 a.m for Organ voluntaries & prayer Service begins at 11 a.m. Rector The Revâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d David Andrew Organist Mr. Ralph Langtry Choir Director Pat Grainger St. Andrewâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Presbyterian Church 39 Bridge Street 613-257-3133 Rev. John Vaudry, Interim Moderator Organist and Choir Director: Susan Harron Thursday, March 28th, 7 pm Maundy Thursday service. All welcome! SUNDAY SERVICE 10:30am Nursery & Sunday School, Handicap Accessible carpland@storm.ca Blog â&#x20AC;&#x201C; standrewscarletonplace.com Parish of Franktown & Innisville Anglican Churches The Rev. David Vavasour The Rev. Mary Ellen Berry 613-257-1340 www.franktown-innisvilleparish.ca SUNDAY SERVICES: St. James, Franktown 8:30 a.m. Sundayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Kool 9:30 a.m. Centennial Hall St. Johnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, Innisville 10:30 a.m. All are welcome! Palm Sunday Regular Service Times St. Johnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, Innisville 10:30 a.m. and All are welcome!

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Walk of the Cross May 29 EMC Events – At noon on Good Friday (March 29),rain or shine, seven churches of the Almonte community will take part in a Walk of the Cross, as a witness to Christ’s sacrificial death in payment for mankind’s sin. Starting from Almonte United Church and after a short reading, the cross will be carried to Almonte Presby-

terian for another reading and then on to the Almonte Baptist Church. From there, they will proceed to the Old Town Hall, across the River Walk to the gazebo at Kirkland Park. Then, they will travel down Mill St. and around to the parking area at the bottom of Bay Hill before completing the walk at Hillside Reformed Presbyterian Church.

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Carleton-Mississippi Mills MPP Jack MacLaren, left, and Ontario Progressive Conservative Health Critic and Whitby-Oshawa MPP Christine Elliott, second from left, were impressed with their tour of Almonte General Hospital (AGH), Fairview Manor and the Ottawa Valley Family Health Team facilities on March 15. Above, with MacLaren and Elliott is Fairview Manor director of resident care, Pam Murphy, third from left; AGH president and chief executive officer, Mary Wilson Trider, second from right; and hospital board member and finance committee chair Susan Muston.

MacLaren tours riding with Ontario PC Party Health Critic EMC News – Carleton-Mississippi Mills MPP Jack MacLaren hosted the Ontario PC Party Health Critic and Deputy Leader MPP Christine Elliott on a tour of Carleton-Mississippi Mills riding on March 15. The MPP from Whitby-Oshawa got a firsthand look at the exciting developments taking place at Almonte General Hospital and saw how it’s blazing a trail for others to follow. The MPPs were led on a tour of the facility by hospital chief executive officer (CEO) Mary Wilson Trider, and members of the hospital’s board of directors and staff. “I wanted Christine to see first hand the good things that are happening at the Almonte General Hospital,” said MacLaren. “The Almonte General Hospital was identified by NRC Picker as one of Ontario’s top performing hospitals. This rating was for acute care patient satisfaction and for the number of emergency department patients who said they would recommend the hospital to their family and friends.” Friday’s tour also gave Elliott and MacLaren an opportunity to discuss with the hospital’s leadership team the Ontario PC’s recently released white paper: ‘Paths to Prosperity: A Healthier Ontario.’ “They are a leader among small

hospitals in Ontario and have set an example of how integral a dynamic health care facility is to the success of a growing community like Almonte,” added MacLaren. After the Almonte General Hospital visit, MPPs Elliot and MacLaren met with about 15 parents, private caregivers and concerned citizens to talk about autism. The discussion dealt mostly with the overwhelming emotional and financial stress on parents and the grossly inadequate support from government in the form of treatment programs and financial aid. “As a society, I believe we have a moral obligation to help those who are unable to help themselves,” said MacLaren. “I’ve spoken to many parents with special needs children and most are having a hard time getting them into programs and are facing real financial hardships. We must do better.” To read about innovative ideas for our healthcare system, download ‘Paths to Prosperity: A Healthier Ontario’ and the 11 other policy discussion papers released by the Ontario PCs in recent months, please visit: www. jackmaclarenmpp.com. Submitted by the office of CarletonMississippi Mills MPP Jack MacLaren.

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It was a sweet St. Patrick���s Day at Fulton’s Pancake House andSugar Bush in Mississippi Mills; Photos top left, clockwise: The Barley Shakers played a special Irish performance, Dana Paterson, roasted marshmallows around the camp fire, Aud-Aster the Clown, from the Caring Clown Troupe, gives two-yearold Makela Peplinksi a special St. Patrick’s Day present of a balloon doggie, Neil Carleton gets the full clown treatment from Gert the Clown, one of the Caring Clown Troupe and Ashley Hradecky, right, and her sister Natalia, 6, dance to the Logdriver’s Waltz.

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Peter Karp and Sue Foley bring show to Almonte March 23 blew the roof off the joint. The chemistry between the two is palpable. Delaney and Bonnie? Conway and Loretta? More like Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks. The whole point is that, while onstage, they’re the equal, in their chosen Americana genre, of anybody. It’s magic.” Sue Foley and Peter Karp will perform Saturday, March 23 at Almonte Old Town Hall (14 Bridge St.). For tickets, please visit the Mississippi Mills Music Works website at www. mmmusicworks.ca. About the artists Peter Karp is a gifted, award winning singer/songwriter and American troubadour. He’s a master songsmith, an accomplished guitarist and pianist who repeatedly transfixes audiences across the US, Canada and Europe. Critics compare his songwriting to John

Hiatt and John Prine with impressive guitar and slide licks infused by his love of Albert King and Elmore James. Karp personifies the amorphous Americana sound, seamlessly blending roots music with a high sense of entertainment. Sue Foley from Ottawa, Canada is considered to be one of the finest blues/roots artists working today. At 16 she embarked on her professional career. By 21 she was living in Austin, TX and recording for legendary blues label Antone’s Records. Throughout the 90s she took to the road with her paisley Telecaster and honed her craft working/sharing the stage with such artists as BB King, Buddy Guy, Lucinda Williams and Tom Petty. In 2000, after moving back to Canada Sue won the prestigious Juno award and a record breaking 17 Maple Blues Awards. For more information about the duo, visit www.karpfoley.com.

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EMC Lifestyle – Drama helps you become a different person and entertain others all while having fun at the same time. A new Teen Drama Club in Almonte aims to help youth gain courage, optimism, hope, strong work ethic, honesty, perseverance and improve their interpersonal skills. Davie Hartley is the group leader and started the initiative to ensure all local teens had a place to express themselves through drama. “There are some teens that have difficulty getting involved due to different challenges. I wanted to start a program for teens who felt that they can’t participate in mainstream drama programs,” said Hartley. “Our club identifies any challenges the teens might have and work around those challenges.” The group started in January and the first month focused on group development and February dealt with story development, script writing, lighting and staging. The five youth presently in

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Members of the new Teen Drama Club in Almonte, Elsa Smith, Sarah Spinks, Ben Abrams-Sarsfield, Walker Haw, Carolyn Harris, Linda Nilson-Rogers at S.M.Art/Studio 9 in Almonte. the club are currently working on writing their own script and are looking for more people to get involved. “We need eight teens for the production to complete the cast,” said Hartley. “We are still writing the script and everyone is involved in writing it.” The drama club meets every Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Almonte Old Flour Mill, 11 Main St. at S.M. Art /

Studio 9, which has been generously donated by the owner. There is no cost to join and the club is open to any youth in the area ages 16 to 19. Hartley has also partnered with a number of different local businesses to provide workshops for the youth involved in the club. The workshops include: set design backdrops by Sarah Moffat of S.M. Art/Studio 9, shadow puppetry by Megan Spenser of Pond Lily Puppets, promotional creations by Jeff Banks of JB Arts and more are planned in the near future. Each of the workshops will be incorporated into the yet unfinished production, for example. they will be using the shadow puppet techniques they learn from Spenser for part of the show. Hartley assures that no experience is necessary and encourages interested youth to come on out. “It’s a fun time for the kids,” he said. The goal is to present their performance in June at a yet to be determined location, after months of rehearsal and planning. For more information on the club, contact Hartley at hartley.davie43@gmail.com.

EMC News – On March 1, the students of Almonte District High School (ADHS) were shown a presentation by the Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Canada’s school assembly program; with guest speaker André Laflamme who is the bilingual school outreach field representative for MADD. This school production communicates with the youth by using their language and scenario’s they could or have already found themselves in, and encourages them to make smart decisions. The MADD organization’s main focus is to prevent drinking and driving whether it’s by calling a taxi, a trustworthy friend, a parent/guardian or even staying the night. All grade 7 to 12 students gathered in the school gymnasium and were shown a short but valuable video involving a group of teenage friends, a cottage, alcohol, and one bad decision that altered everything. The video ended with three

very real, painful stories of families who were torn apart by either their own or other’s poor decisions to drink and drive. Glancing around the room you could see many students were trying their best to hold back tears; it was apparent that many were deeply touched by the harsh realization of the video. When the presentation was over, the lights came back on and a few of the teachers shared their own personal stories of how drunk drivers have affected their lives. These stories were touching as well, as many don’t think these things can happen to them but to hear someone from your own home town experience such horrific incidents was a brutal awakening. On behalf of our school here at ADHS we thank MADD for sharing such an honest, moving presentation. It has helped many students come to a realization and will positively affect their decisions in the future. Submitted by Jessica Dalgity of Almonte District High School.

Municipal Matters March 21, 2013

UPCOMING COUNCIL MEETINGS: April 2 @ 6:00 pm Council Committee of the Whole All meetings held in the Council Chambers (3131 Old Perth Road) unless otherwise indicated. Please note the Municipal Office will be closed for the Easter Hoilday on Friday, March 29 and Monday, April 1. The office will re-open on Tuesday, April 2 at 8:30 a.m. REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS REQUIRED TO COMPLETE A MUNICIPAL CULTURAL PLAN Deadline for submissions is noon on Thursday, March 28, 2013. To obtain a copy of the RFP, please see the Town’s website at mississippimills.ca or contact Rob Tremblay, Clerk at rtremblay@mississippimills.ca. If obtaining a copy of the RFP from the Town’s website, please advise Diane Smithson via email at dsmithson@ mississippimills.ca so that any addendums or clarifications on the RFP can be forwarded to you.

2012 ANNUAL WATER TREATMENT FACILITY REPORT & WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT ANNUAL REPORT Residents are advised that the 2012 Annual Report for the Almonte Water Treatment Facility and the 2012 Annual Report for the Wastewater Treatment Plant are now available for public viewing at the public libraries or online at mississippimills.ca.

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For information, please contact Calvin Murphy, Recreation Coordinator at 613-256-1077 Ext: 24. Please submit the tender in a sealed envelope marked “Grass Cutting and Grounds Maintenance Tender” to: The Corporation of the Town of Mississippi Mills 3131 Old Perth Road Almonte ON K0A 1A0 Attention: Diane Smithson, C.A.O. Telephone: 613-256-2064 Ext. 225

LINE DANCING IN MISSISSIPPI MILLS All ages welcome! Location: Almonte Community Centre Wednesday’s April 3/13 – May 29/13 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm ($8.00/class) Location: Stewart Community Centre Thursday’s April 4/13 – May 30/13 1:30 p.m – 3:00pm ($8.00/class) (Cancelled April 25th) For further information please contact the Recreation and Culture Department at 613-256-1077.

RESTRICTED LOADS Restricted loading is in effect on all municipal roads and streets in Mississippi Mills commencing March 8, 2013 and remain in effect until May 31, 2013. Restricted loading is 5 tonne per axle. For more information please contact the Roads and Public Works Department at 613-256-2064 ext. 258.

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL DESIGN BUILD / CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT SERVICES STEWART COMMUNITY CENTRE, PAKENHAM

The Town’s Library Board meets monthly on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the Almonte branch. Members of the public are always welcome! For more information on the Town’s Library and its two branches located in Almonte and Pakenham, visit www. mississippimills.ca or contact: Peter Nelson, Chief Librarian 613-256-1037 PNelson@mississippimills.ca

Deadline for submissions in response to this request for proposal is noon on Thursday, March 28, 2013. If you are interested in preparing a submission in response to this RFP, please advise Diane Smithson via email at dsmithson@mississippimills.ca so that any addendums or clarifications on the RFP may be forwarded to you.

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SEALED TENDERS, clearly marked to its content, on forms included in Contract Documents will be received until 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, 2013 at the address below for the following: RENEWAL OF MILL OF KINTAIL BRIDGE OVER INDIAN RIVER The general scope of work includes: replacement of

Tender documents are available at the address below. A 10% bid deposit will be required. Sealed proposals will be received until 12 noon local time on the 2nd of April, 2013. Tenders will be opened at 12:05 p.m, April 2nd, 2013 in the Council Chambers at the address below.

THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWN OF MISSISSIPPI MILLS ROADS AND PUBLIC WORKS REQUEST FOR TENDERS

concrete deck on two steel deck trusses and steel floor system with a semi-integral pre-stressed concrete box girders arrangement used with concrete topping. Other work includes: concrete parapet wall, standard steel railing, asphalt, guiderails, grading. The road will be closed to traffic during construction. The structure is a one lane bridge with 22 metre span. Portion of the abutments will be reused. The site is located on Concession Road 8 immediately north of Mill of Kintail Conservation Area, south west of Village of Blakeney, across County Road 29 and approximately 6.5 km northwest of Almonte, ON. The tender documents are available for download at the Town of Mississippi Mill web site. The hard copy of the tender documents is available for viewing at the office of the Ottawa Construction Association. No hard copies of tender documents will be made available to Contractors. A bid bond or a certified cheque as a tender deposit must accompany each tender. The lowest or any tender will not necessarily be accepted. For further information please contact: Mr. Cory Smith Public Work Technologist csmith@ mississippimills.ca The Corporation of the Town of Mississippi Mills 3131 Old Perth Road, RR#2, Box 400 Almonte, Ontario K0A 1A0 TEL: (613) 256-2064 ext. 229 FAX: (613) 256-4242

FRIDAY YOUTH NIGHT Come on out and take part! March 22 - Sports and games night at Almonte High School from 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. The Youth Program will not occur on March 29. For more information on the program please feel free to contact Calvin Murphy Recreation Coordinator at 613256-1077 Ext: 24.

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our office at 613-256-2064. Should you require any special accommodations in order to apply or interview for a position with the Town of Mississippi Mills we will endeavour to make such accommodations. Information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the purpose of job selection.

TOWN OF MISSISSIPPI MILLS NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING On Tuesday, April 16, 2013 the Council of the Town of Mississippi Mills will hold a public meeting, pursuant to Section 12 of the Development Charges Act, 1997, to present and obtain public input on the Town’s proposed amendment to its development charges by-law and underlying background study. The primary purpose of the DC amendment is to address the requirements related to the increase in need or services arising from the Town’s Master Plan Report for water and wastewater infrastructure, as well as updated parkland development planning. All interested parties are invited to attend the Public Meeting of Council and any person who attends the meeting may make representations relating to the proposed by-law. The meeting is to be held: April 16, 2013 at 6:00 pm The Council Chambers, 3131 Old Perth Road, RR #2, PO Box 400, Almonte, ON In order that sufficient information is made available to the public, copies of the proposed amending DC by-law and the background study are being made available as of April 1, 2013 from the Town Clerk at the above location. Interested persons may express their comments at the Public Meeting or in writing, addressed to the Town Clerk, at the above address prior to Friday, April 12, 2013.

ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE (EAC) - 1 MEMBER REQUIRED The EAC generally meets monthly and provides environmental advice, recommendations and information to Council concerning all aspects of environmental issues related to public policies, programs and projects including all aspects of waste diversion. Interested residents of the Town of Mississippi Mills must complete a Committee Application Form, available online at mississippimills.ca or at the Municipal Office, and submit it by noon on Monday, March 25, 2013 to: Acting Town Clerk Town of Mississippi Mills 3131 Old Perth Rd P.O. Box 400 Almonte, ON K0A 1A0 Email: rtremblay@mississippimills.ca


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Legion holds public speaking contest EMC News – The Carleton Place Legion Branch 192 held its annual public competition on Feb. 24. There were entrants in only three categories this year: primary, junior and intermediate. Although the turnout was down this year, with only 11 students participating, the competition was close and over all it was very enjoyable. The winners in the primary (grades 1-3) were: Madeleine Jordan from St. Gregory, first; Joryn Erwin, Calvary Christian Academy, second; and Simon Bourne, also of Calvary Christian Academy, in third place. Junior (grades 4 to 6) winners were: Christian Erwin, Calvary Christian Academy, first; Lauren Dorey Alin of Beckwith Public School, second; and Adam Reid of Calvary Christian Academy placed third. Intermediate winners Submitted photo were: Liam Gardiner of Calvary ChrisThe Lanark County Food Bank is getting set to celebrate its 25th anniversary with a special cookbook. To tian Academy, first; Madison Reid of help, the food bank is seeking recipes from the community. Above, from left: Shirley King, Karen Fuller and Calvary Christian Academy, second; and third place went to Breanna Leblanc Jane Lackey are dedicated volunteers with the food bank. of Beckwith Public School. The first place winners in the three

Send in recipes for food bank anniversary cookbook EMC News – Help us salute the Lanark County Food Bank’s (LCFB) 25 years of supporting our local communities by assisting us to produce a Lanark County Food Bank Cookbook. For a quarter century, the food bank has been helping our friends and neighbours when they have experienced a rough patch over the years. To mark our 25 years of service, the food bank is planning to further help our clients make the most of their limited food supply, by producing and providing, at no cost to them, a 50-page cookbook with simple,

nutritional, tried and true recipes. LCFB believes one of the best, if not the best, sources for recipes is right here in our local communities. With the help of our Ottawa Valley community members, we hope to gather approximately 100 recipes over the next few months that will help food bank clients stretch their limited food resources to the maximum. Do you have a favourite family recipe you are willing to share with us? If so, please take the time to send it to the food bank so others may enjoy it. Also, don’t be hesitant in spreading the

word and asking neighbours and friends to think about sending us their special recipes. If you wish, please include your first name and the town where you live so we may include it with your recipe in our cookbook. Recipes may be sent to or dropped off at the LCFB, 5 Allan St., Carleton Place, ON K7C 1T1 or emailed to: foodbankrecipes@gmail.com. The Lanark County Food Bank thanks you for your continued support in helping us observe 25 years of community service.

categories will be moving on to zone competition at the West Carleton Legion. Our thanks go out to the following persons for coming out to help make this a success for the students. Our three judges, Elaine Fisher, Duncan Rogers, and Laury Faubert did a wonderful job in choosing the winners. Thank you to Brian Comeau, for being the scrutineer and high school students Jessica Powell and Brooke Leary, who were the timekeepers. Registration duties were handled by Sandy Maher who once again kept me straight with the paperwork. I thank you for that, Sandy. Jackie Cowlin did a great job keeping the refreshments coming. Thank you to the volunteers who made the sandwiches for the students and families attending. Also, I must not forget Bernice, for having the finances available. Ann Ecker is the 1st vice-president and youth-education chair of the Carleton Place Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 192.

The Carleton Place Royal Canadian Legion Branch 192 held its annual public speaking contest Feb. 24. Right, Ann Ecker, chairperson of the youth education committee, in back, with primary winners Simon Bourne, Joryn Erwin and Madeleine Jordan. Submitted photo

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EMC News – Left, Second World War veteran and Life Member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Hazel Wylie, right, was awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal by Carleton Place Royal Canadian Legion Branch 192 president George Wood, on March 5. Above, Dave Cormier Zone G6 Commander and Legion Branch 240 Almonte immediate past president, centre received the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Medal on Sunday, March 10 at the Zone G6 Convention in West Carleton. Making the presentation is Ron Goebel, left, provincial command vice-chairman and Garry Pond District G deputy commander.

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MVTM set to launch ‘150 Years of Canadian Weddings’ exhibit vernissage April 6 EMC Events – The Mississippi Valley Textile Museum (MVTM) has several remarkable wedding dresses tucked away in its collection. When the museum’s curator attended a local fashion show that featured only wedding dresses, inspiration struck, and a new exhibit was born. Entitled, ‘150

Years of Canadian Weddings,’ it showcases a unique selection of gowns, representing the decades from the 1860s to present day and will be at MVTM from March 19 to May 18. At the vernissage on Saturday, April 6 from 2 to 4 p.m., Rev. Heather Kinkaid will give a talk on the evolution of marriage. Rev. Kinkaid

owns the earliest dress in the collection, a brown two-piece ensemble from 1865, which is in remarkable condition. Another highlight is the Rosamond family wedding veil and dress, worn by several generations of brides from the family that originally owned the woolen mill which now houses the museum. A beau-

tiful handmade dress from the 1920s was never worn, the groom leaving for the west when his future bride was too ill with the measles to meet him at the altar. Although most of the dresses in the exhibit are delicate shades of white, there are some very attractive coloured styles, representing the more practical

decades of the ‘30s and ‘40s. A stunning dress from the ‘50s was worn again in the ‘80s by the daughter of the original bride. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday to Saturday. Admission is $5 and members are free. Submitted by the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum.

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SPORTS

Relay For Life in Mississippi Mills June 7 - 8, 2013 7:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m. Gemmill Park

EMC Sports – The Carleton Place Curling Club hosted a special St. Patrick’s Day bonspiel on Saturday, March 16. Teams from across the region competed, decked out in full green-and-white regalia to celebrate Ireland’s patron saint. Top: Cara Pomeroy, left, of Carp helps Don Armstrong guide the rock down the ice. Cheers to St. Patrick: Burt Picard, right raises a toast to the Irish.

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There are other Relay For Life’s in your area: Smiths Falls and Brockville

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Gather your family, friends and colleagues and come together for an unforgettable night!

Photos by DESMOND DEVOY

Home of the Mississippi Mudcats Mississippi Little League Baseball THE LINEUP SPEAKS FOR ITSELF. SO DO THE REVIEWS.

Registration Dates Saturday March 23 - Almonte Arena, 10-12 p.m., and CP Arena 1:00-3:00 p.m. Thursday April 11 - CP Arena Boardroom, 7:00-9:00 p.m.

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EMC Sports â&#x20AC;&#x201C; A small contingent from this area represented our District 7A Senior Games Association very well at the 55+ Winter Games at Huntsville on Feb. 26 to 28. Four ten-pin bowlers and one skater competed in tough weather conditions with the bowlers winning a gold medal in close competition against 10 teams. They had to travel to Barrie to play while George Wilson skated in a â&#x20AC;&#x153;predicted timeâ&#x20AC;? competition at Huntsville. More than 900 seniors who stayed at the Deerhurst Skyline Resort ,competed in 10 winter sports which had to be played in many different venues. The closing ceremonies were held at the Deerhurst Skyline Lodge. Guy Chaput, president of our local senior games association, reported the bowlers bowled 286 pins above average to win the two-day competition. Members of the team are Ray Henderson, Ken Brown, Brian Truelove and

When he started out, he wanted to work overseas in developing/ third world countries but he came to the realization there were people here at home who needed help. â&#x20AC;&#x153;There are a lot of things we can do here. We need to start locally and then go globally. I hope to motivate the students,â&#x20AC;? said Ferguson. His first job after teacherâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s college was as a principal at a school in Kenya where he helped develop plans and restructure the school. He also still travels overseas to help out in other schools and was recently in Haiti. He has also been the principal at Pakenham Public School, vice-principal at R. Tait McKenzie Public School and A. Lorne Cassidy in Stittsville, and before his administration positions he also taught at various local schools.

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Members of the District 7A Senior Games Association represented the area at the 55+ Winter Games in Huntville from Feb. 26 to 28. Four ten-pin bowlers brought home gold in a close competition against 10 teams. Above, from left: Ray Henderson, Ken Brown, Brian Truelove and Guy Chaput with their medals.

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Auction Sale Saturday March 23, 2013

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The Bridge CafĂŠ and Bistro, a new restaurant in the heart of Carleton Place, features fine cooking with a menu of traditional Canadian, American and French cuisine. This, a new venture for the owner, Bev Appleby, who has deep roots in the Ottawa Valley. When the Bridge Street location became available last fall, Bev jumped at the chance to realize her dream of having a restaurant in the heart of the Valley and of sharing her creative menu of Nouvelle Classical

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culinary expertise. Paul Jr has won many awards â&#x20AC;&#x201C; from fun events like participating in Winterlude competitions to receiving many Gold Awards throughout Canada and the USA. He is quickly becoming legendary for his Table Dâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Hote specials on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. The Bridge would like to invite Carleton Place to come in and meet Bev and Chef Paul and allow them to share their excellent cuisine and warm hospitality!

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overtime periods and a seven-shot shootout) and now they are the Lanark Carleton Minor Hockey Association league champions for the regular season. Team members include: #1 Jack LaBrie, #2 Thomas Lowry, #3 Declan Thompson, #4 Spencer Mehmet, #5 Cameon Foley-Watson, #6 Everett St.Croix, #7 Jason Ireland, #8 Sarah Parent, #9 Nicolas Marquis, #10 Will Jackson, #11 Cameron Palmer, #12 Ethan Irvine, #13 Riddick Dube, #15 Gavin Edwards, and #16 Joe Watters. The amazing coaching staff includes co-head coaches Mike Watters and Brad Labrie; assistant coach Francis Marquis; manager Doreen Byrne; goalie coach Bill Jackson; trainers Don Dube and Dwight Palmer; on-ice helper Dave Ireland; tournament coordinator/fundraising Tamara Dube; home tournament coordinators Erin Thompson and Hollie Palmer; treasurer Hollie Palmer; journalist/photographer Kimberly Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Connell and parents, siblings, grandparents, and fans. We look forward to our last round of playoffs. Go Thunder go! For more on our â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;bannerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; year, check out our website at: http://apmha.org/index. php?team_id=58394.

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EMC News – Not everyone can make a positive out of their personal hardships. But Michelle Thibodeau has done just that. Thibodeau, 53, is a registered holistic nutritionist in Stittsville, something she pursued after stints as an administrative assistant and personal trainer. At first glance, some would say her inspiration must have been her healthy, active lifestyle. But it wasn’t. It was her husband, Ottawa firefighter Patrick Thibodeau, who succumbed to brain cancer in 2006 after battling harder against the disease than any flames he ever fought. After his death, she was perusing through emails from the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition, the institute where she obtained her certification, when she spotted it: a newsletter about the National Association of Professional Cancer Coaches. And that’s when Thibodeau decided to become a cancer coach. “When my husband was ill, we were constantly weighing our options, deciding which treatment approach to take,” Thibodeau said. She adds that Patrick was far from the stereotypical coach potato male. He was a firefighter, after all; a fit, healthy eater who understood the importance a healthy lifestyle has on the immune system. Likening that sentiment, Thibodeau decided to combine her expertise in nutrition with her own experience with cancer. But it’s far from a simple personal endeavor. Thibodeau says it’s filling a void in Ottawa’s healthcare. “I’d say 95 per cent of doctors aren’t trained in nutrition,” she said. When asked if it should be mandatory for nutrition courses to be implemented in medical schools, she affirmed they “absolutely” should, adding that having a strong immune system is the pivotal requirement for preventing, and defeating, diseases like cancer. This can be done, according to Thi-

bodeau, through proper nutrition and lifestyle changes. After five days of intensive work at the Maplesoft Centre in Ottawa, Thibodeau completed her training to become a certified cancer coach. The training program, started originally by a nutritionist, involved learning specific protocols for dealing with cancer scenarios. A grueling treatment like chemotherapy, for instance, is widely known for its debilitating side effects, something Thibodeau said greatly compromises a cancer victim’s immune system and ability to fight off the disease. In this case, many are left sicker than they were before. But Thibodeau isn’t ignorant to the agonizing pain and horrors cancer victims can suffer through on a daily basis. She just suggests there are better remedies than the accepted approach. Her son Sean, 29, was diagnosed with melanoma in June 2011. After inhospital chemotherapy, he continued the intensive treatments from home, but had to stop. “He was feeling like crap,” Thibodeau said. “He was too tired to do anything, wasn’t able to see his friends or go out at all.” He decided to give up on chemo (“Entirely his choosing,” Thibodeau said) and soon after she completed her training as a cancer coach. Sean was open to holistic treatments, so she decided to put what she learned into action. Sean had a PET (positron emission tomography) scan two weeks ago. He’s cancer free. Thibodeau attributes the good news to her son changing his eating habits from that of a typical twenty-something-year-old to being more conscious of his meals, lifestyle and adopting healthier eating habits. The National Association of Professional Cancer Coach’s training program is only three-years-old but has since grown to attract other profession-

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Stittsville nutritionist Michelle Thibodeau will be offering cancer coaching sessions at Lotus Wings holistic centre in Perth, beginning March 26. Thibodeau is the only certified cancer coach in Ottawa. als in the health field, from physicians to psychiatrists. “More people are looking into it because they want to get better, not be made sicker,” she said. Echoing Thibodeau’s theories on strengthening the immune system through natural means is Denise Carpenter-Ducharme, a Reiki master and co-owner of Lotus Wings holistic centre in Perth. Battling lupus and chronic food al-

lergies, Carpenter-Ducharme turned to exercise, diet and vitamins as a way to ease her symptoms. It helped. But when she began practicing Reiki, the difference was like night and day. “The healing was exponential,” she said. Seventeen years later, CarpenterDucharme is still dedicated to Reiki and practices a holistic approach to life, maintaining that Lotus Wings be a

cooperative wellness facility. “We have practitioners doing everything from massage therapy to esthetics to Reiki,” she said. And because of that, Lotus Wings is opening its doors to Michelle Thibodeau and her cancer coaching sessions for the public. A non-profit community program, Thibodeau will be conducting these sessions over the course of three Tuesdays, beginning March 26. “It just fit perfectly,” CarpenterDucharme said, in regards to letting the center host Thibodeau’s sessions. “Of course we can do this. This is something we can give back to the people this impacts.” To register in advance for the sessions, go to Thibodeau’s website at www.nuhealings.com. Carpenter-Ducharme applauds Thibodeau’s cancer coaching, saying “If I was ever diagnosed with cancer, I’d use Michelle’s approach.” Both women are hopeful that holistic healing will become a more accepted route as the years go on. Thibodeau theorizes that any skepticism comes from people not caring enough about their health until they realize they don’t have it. “A lot of people don’t value their lives as much as they should,” Thibodeau said. While the cancer coaching sessions for the public are for a limited time, Thibodeau does private coaching as well. She’s the National Association of Professional Cancer Coaches’ only certified coach in Ottawa and her coaching consists of 18 hours and follow up sessions once a month for up to five years. Asked what her late husband Patrick would think of her endeavours, she’s cheerful in her response. “I think he’d be very, very happy for me,” she said assuredly. Caitie McRae is an Algonquin College journalism student who is currently undertaking a placement at the EMC.

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those years as he drifted across the country, working here and there and trying to make a name for himself as a musician. During his stay in Carleton Place, before the customers arrived to enjoy their seven-ounce draft and pickled eggs, Connors swept the floors and did odd jobs around the sprawling threestorey hotel.

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Popular song He evidently enjoyed Carleton Place and its people too. He wrote his popular Ottawa Valley tune ‘Big Joe Mufferaw’ during his stay. Carleton Place is prominently featured in the lyrics, along with several other valley communities. The day after Connors’ passing, messages were attached to the wrought iron railings and bouquets of flowers were placed outside the restaurant and hotel complex which is now generally known as Carleton Heritage. Only the attached pub, Guido’s, is currently operating. The façade of the former Mississippi Hotel is the same, but the place has undergone major renovations since the late Lorraine Lemay (she was a widow at the time) sold the hotel. It is currently owned by the Seccaspina family who are in the midst of making more improvements. Amid the flood of publicity that occurred following Connors’ passing, some have suggested he “saved the place.” That isn’t literally true of course. It was private money that saved the historic building from demolition in the 1990s. Connors did have enough affection for the place to send a letter(s) deploring the possible destruction of the then derelict hotel. Last week I spoke to some of those who remember Stompin’ Tom’s brief stay in Carleton Place in the 1960s and his subsequent appearance there

in the 1990s. Carleton Place native Jerry Flynn, now a town councillor, remembers sneaking into the hotel and seeing Connors perform. Flynn says Connors was a quirky and unusual character even then. A staunch supporter of his native land, Connors sent his six Juno awards back. He opposed the organization presenting awards to Canadian artists who lived and earned most of their living outside this country. He also had a memorable dispute with the CBC over a television musical special. Frank LeBlanc, a Nova Scotia native, was a young soldier working at a communications site in the district when he bivouacked at the Mississippi Hotel in the ‘60s. He remembers Connors, who was wearing his trademark Stetson and cowboy boots, mainly in his role as a general handyman around the hotel. LeBlanc, who met his future wife Wendy during his stay in Carleton Place (she is now the town’s mayor), calls Connors “a pleasant guy” with a “dry sense of humour.” He says the fledging entertainer had obviously been through tough times. But he enjoyed drinking a few beers and “shooting the breeze” with people in the beverage room. Bob White, now the senior facilities operator for the Carleton Place Department of Recreation and Culture, vividly recalls Connors’ return. He performed at the local arena in the early 1990s. “At intermission one of Stompin’ Toms’ road crew came running into the (arena) office. He asked if we had any super glue.” “I think we might,” White told the man. “Let me have a look.” “Bring it to the dressing room if you do,” the fellow replied, scurrying off. White located a tube of the substance and headed to the referee’s dressing room where Connors was taking his break. “He cracked something on his

guitar and he used the super glue to repair it. “When I went into the room all you could see was cigarette smoke and Moosehead beer,” he laughs. Stompin’ Tom was a heavy smoker and drinker. The glue proved to be the solution. Connors was back on stage for the second set, his trusty guitar in hand! Everyone who enjoyed his music has their favourite song. It isn’t ‘The Hockey Song’ or ‘Big Joe Mufferaw’ I will

remember when I think of Stompin’ Tom. Instead it will be ‘Tillsonburg’ his ode to his time working in the tobacco fields of southwestern Ontario. Early in my newspaper career I covered the Ontario Flue Cured Tobacco Growers Marketing Board in Tillsonburg for the daily St. Thomas TimesJournal. Connors’ meaningful lament “Tillsonburg – my back still aches when I hear that word” will always resonate with me, mainly because it

is so accurate. There’s no question he was an original entertainer and a true patriot. His contribution is appreciated by millions of Canadians and he will be long remembered. As one of the handwritten signs in front of the former Mississippi Hotel says, “Keep on stompin’ Tom – RIP!” If you have any comments or questions for Jeff Maguire he can be reached by email at: jeffrey.maguire@rogers.com.

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EMC Lifestyle – Last week they eulogized a Canadian entertainment icon in Peterborough. The hockey arena in the Liftlock City was jammed to the rafters for a memorial service for music legend Stompin’ Tom Connors. Fans came from across the country to celebrate his life and career. In the wake of his passing, at age 77 from kidney failure on March 6, a host of communities instantly laid claim to being the birthplace of Connors’ success. From Timmins and Toronto, to Kemptville and Kazabazua, to his actual birthplace Saint John, New Brunswick and the hamlet where he grew up (Skinner’s Pond, Prince Edward Island) everyone wanted a piece of his success story. It’s true that Connors passed through and performed in all of the places that recently trumpeted his presence. Like so many musicians and songwriters, his was not an instant success story. He often played for a pint of suds or a bed to sleep in. Long before the popularity of ‘The Hockey Song’ and ‘Bud the Spud’ a totally unknown Tom Connors arrived in Carleton Place (his nickname was bestowed later during a performance in Peterborough). Connors coasted into the town on fumes and immediately headed for a place that was within his comfort zone. The local hotel! With his guitar case under his arm and empty pockets Connors prevailed upon David and Lorraine Lemay, the then owners of the Mississippi Hotel, for a chance to earn a dollar or two, a bottle of beer and a soft bed. Like so many others Lorraine Lemay (she also owned the Kemptville Hotel where Connors later played) took pity on the aspiring country musician. He was soon gracing the small stage in the downtown Carleton Place landmark. There’s a debate over the year. But based on my interviews for this column the majority opinion is 1966 or 1967. His stay was a short one, no more than a month. That was typical for Connors in

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after that saw two more Lincolns cross the finish line first. The 1955 Lincolns were the last cars of this make to win the race. The origin of the Lincoln automobile is interesting. The car is named after Abraham Lincoln, who served as president during the American Civil War, which lasted from 1861 to 1865. His term of office then, as now, was four years, and in the middle of

the war, he had to campaign for reelection. A young man named Henry Leland was old enough in 1864 to cast a vote for Lincoln, and he was elected to a second term. Fifty-six years later, that same Henry Leland began building cars named after his boyhood hero. The Lincoln automobile went into production in Detroit in 1920. Leland was now in his mid-70s,

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How to choose tomatoes from seed catalogues By ANKARET DEAN

EMC Lifestyle – Tomatoes, we are told, are the most favourite vegetable grown by gardeners in North America. This is partly because our climate is ideally suited for their growth, lots of warm sunshine and a long frost-free growing period. Because of this, there are now more than 700 varieties tomato which have been developed. Huge ones, tiny ones, early ones, late ones, disease-resistant ones are available and we still have the heritage ones. The choice is rather daunting and here are a few pointers to help you make up your mind. Firstly, you must decide if you want to grow tomatoes for canning and making paste, or for summer eating. If this is so do you like little cherry tomatoes or big ones for making sandwiches? Secondly you must consider the size of your garden, and the growth habits of the different varieties. Do you want huge sprawling plants or neat tidy ones? This can be understood by the terms determinate or indeterminate. For the big sprawling plants choose the indeterminate types, these keep growing and producing until frost, they fruit for a long period of time, and they need a lots of space. Alternatively the determinate tomatoes are much more easily contained; they grow in a shorter period , flower, fruit and then it is all over. This type is also good for people who like to can and make sauce as it is all over in a couple of weeks. Disease resistance is important as tomatoes are vulnerable to several diseases which will weaken the plant end reduce the crop. The seed catalogues list the type of disease for which the tomato will have resistance, by using a letter. For instance, verticullium is

(V), fusarium (F), root nematode (N), tobacco ,mosaic (T) and lastly attemaria (A.) The length of growing time until they bear fruit is also a consideration for those who live in the north where the frost-free days are fewer and the sun less strong. The number of days

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Salvation Army continues to accept discontinued penny EMC News – The Salvation Army recently announced that it will collect discontinued pennies through the launch of its Penny Drive to help people in need across Canada. The public can donate their pennies to any one of the 120 participating Salvation Army thrift stores. Each penny will benefit community-based Salvation Army programs and services that provide food, shelter and general assistance to the vulnerable and marginalized. “With the end of the penny comes an opportunity to give back and provide hope and dignity for people in need,” says Graham Moore, territorial secretary for public relations and development for The Salvation Army in Canada and Bermuda. “A single penny may be seen as worthless, but we see value that can change lives.” With approximately 35 billion pennies currently in circulation in Canada, each penny donated

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Romance fraud takes huge personal and financial toll EMC News – One of the fastest growing and most devastating fraud schemes in Canada is perpetrated through romance scams, according to members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) AntiRackets Branch. The romance scam has been around for decades. However, with the prominence of the internet and online dating sites being commonly advertised, it has opened up a large audience for scammers seeking vulnerable people wanting a relationship. It makes the scammer’s life easier because he or she can direct their efforts at building a friendship right away and not have to worry about finding the potential victim who is seeking a relationship. According to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) in 2012 there were 1,460 complaints from Canada of romance fraud. Of those, 1,047 victims were identified and their combined financial losses exceeded $14.8 million – more than any other identified financial loss due to fraud. Almost 70 per cent of all victims were in their 40s and 50s. “The impact of romance fraud is staggering, both personally and financially. All computer users should educate themselves and use best practices to ensure their personal and financial security,” said Deputy Commission Scott Tod, OPP Investigations and Organized Crime. “Only give out your personal information where it is absolutely necessary and when you trust the person you are dealing with.” Single or recently unattached people – often female – are the victims of criminals who initially approach their targets online. Usually this occurs through email blasts, social media platforms, or singles and dating-related ‘meet’

websites. In some cases, prolonged interaction with individuals has cost some victims tens of thousands of dollars before the relationship ends – usually after the culprit gets what they want. “Dating and romance scammers try to lower your defences by appealing to your romantic and compassionate side. Ask yourself – ‘Would someone I have never met really declare their love for me after only a few letters or emails?’ If the answer is no, report it to police,” stated Detective Inspector Paul Beesley, OPP Anti-Rackets Branch. Police add all fraud is under-reported. However, the romance scam not only affects a person financially, it is an emotional roller coaster. Therefore, a victim is dealing with emotional and financial losses leading to the crime being under-reported. If you suspect you or someone you know has been a victim of romance fraud, or if you have already sent funds, don’t be embarrassed – you’re not alone. Contact your local police service or Crime Stoppers at 1-800222-8477 (TIPS). • Check website addresses carefully. Scammers often set up fake websites with very similar addresses to legitimate dating websites. • Never send money, or give credit card or online account details to anyone you do not know and trust. A request to send money to a foreign country to someone you have never personally met should be a red flag. • Don’t give out any personal information in an email or when you are chatting online. Like any scam, use your computer to your advantage. Educate yourself. Check the name, the company name, and the addresses used. March is Fraud Prevention Month.

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Marie Binelliâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s newborn son was undergoing surgery for a hernia at CHEO during her speech at the launch of the We All Win lottery in support of the childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s and Ottawa Hospital. She says the family is extremely grateful for all the support. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Now that really is a wild week of winning,â&#x20AC;? said Cheryl Hammond, vice-president of corporate events for the CHEO foundation. Every grand-prize home â&#x20AC;&#x201C; located at 252, 254, 256 and 258 Keyrock Dr. â&#x20AC;&#x201C; comes completely furnished with appliances and furniture, thanks to Sears Home Store. People are welcome to drop by to see the homes from noon to 8 p.m. Monday to Friday, and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekends and holidays. There is also an additional VIP early bonus draw. Ticket buyers who purchase by midnight on March 22 will be entered into a draw for 1,000 three-packs of bonus tickets. Those who purchase by midnight on May 10 will be entered into another early bird draw for $75,000. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The We All Win lottery is really aptly named,â&#x20AC;? said Matthew Sachs, with Urbandale Construction. â&#x20AC;&#x153;There is no better cause. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It benefits everyone in the community.â&#x20AC;? Doctors, nurses and staff at CHEO and the Ottawa Hospital see more than two million patients every year.

â&#x20AC;&#x153;They are here in our community when we need them,â&#x20AC;? said Vanessa Lee, a reporter and anchor with a local television station. â&#x20AC;&#x153;All these reasons (are) why everyone in the community should be supporting (these hospitals).â&#x20AC;? Funds raised through the We All Win lottery help equip the staff with up-to-date equipment and supports life-saving research to find cures for diseases. â&#x20AC;&#x153;For me, CHEO will always have a special place,â&#x20AC;? said Natalie Larocque, Sears regional vice-president of eastern Ontario. Her son was diagnosed with diabetes at a young age. â&#x20AC;&#x153;As a parent you have so many worries,â&#x20AC;? she said, adding the hospitals help provide peace of mind, knowing patients are getting the best possible care. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We all have a story.â&#x20AC;? Tickets are $100 each or three for $250. They can be ordered online at weallwin.ca, at any major bank, the grand-prize townhomes, by mail or by phone at 613-737-4946 or 1-877-730-4946.

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We All Win The lottery punched up its format this year, introducing a â&#x20AC;&#x153;Wild Week of Winning.â&#x20AC;? And instead of giving away one grand prize home â&#x20AC;&#x201C; the lottery will make four winners homeowners in Kanata Lakes. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We have a lot of exciting changes,â&#x20AC;? said Danielle St-Aubin, vice-president of donor relations with the Ottawa Hospital Foundation. From June 17 to 21, there will be daily draws for: â&#x20AC;˘ Five $10,000 prizes â&#x20AC;˘ Five $5,000 travel vouchers from Sears Travel â&#x20AC;˘ A new vehicle from Myers Automotive Group And on June 21, there will be four grandprize draws for award-winning Horizon townhomes from Urbandale Construction.

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EMC News â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Marie Binelli feels so strongly about CHEOâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s good work that she took the time to speak at the launch of the We All Win lottery while her son was undergoing surgery at the childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s hospital. Her son Jacob was in surgery for a hernia on Friday, March 8, during the kickoff of the Ottawa Hospital and Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Hospital of Eastern Ontario lottery in Kanata Lakes. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Our son is currently receiving treatment at CHEO today,â&#x20AC;? said Binelli, adding she was able to be at the launch because she knew he was in capable hands. Jacob was due to be born on March 8 this year, but instead was born prematurely. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Our son was very young and sick in his early days,â&#x20AC;? said Binelli. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We are grateful for all the support â&#x20AC;Ś for all the difference they have made in our lives,â&#x20AC;? she said. Binelli was given a CHEO bear for Jacob as she stepped away from the podium during the launch of the lottery.

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