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FARMTOWN CHRISTMAS Santa waves to the crowd from his sleigh during the Belleville Santa Claus parade which started at King George Square and wound through downtown.
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EMC News - Belleville Using lands already owned by the City of Belleville will save a large amount of land costs toward a new police headquarters, Chief Cory McMullan told City Council Tuesday of last week. McMullan reviewed a detailed proposal on the long-discussed project she had presented some months ago during a closed session of council, and because it was an open council meeting, followed the rules of keeping presentations down to ten minutes. From three potential sites reviewed earlier, McMullan said one is now no longer available. The two remaining are the Veridian property at the corner of
Sidney and College streets and the fairground property at the corner of Bridge and Sidney. Both are similar in terms of adequacy of size, future growth allowance, and central locations for police needs. A suitable building could be put up on either location for under $20 million, the Veridian property slightly higher in estimated cost because of site work. The chief went further to state that the fairground location would be her first choice simply because traffic congestion at the College Street location could prose problems for quick entry and exit for emergencies. But the decision is council’s to make, she stressed.
Her main concern is that other large solar panel complex Please see “New” on page 3 council indicate the need is in the works for the eastern for the project to go ahead part of the former township by including $1 million toward it in the capital budget for 2013. The presentation was referred to capital budget considerations but there is no guarantee that it will necessarily be approved. r 28th A new police station has nesday, Novembe ed W to nd 22 r be been agreed as a need for Thursday, Novem Belleville for several years. Council also agreed to try to thwart a major solar panel farm in Thurlow ward. Councillor Jackie Denyes argued that the local Federation of Agriculture now considers the lands as Page! “Class 3” and that class is See Ad on Back now considered “prime” farm land. She said still an-
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EMC Lifestyles - If this season’s NHL lockout has you pining for a taste of Canada’s Greatest Game, come to Belleville Public Library on Thursday, November 29, at 6 p.m. Join acclaimed hockey author Todd Denault on a trip down memory lane as he discusses his new book, A Season in Time: Super Mario, Killer, St. Patrick, The Great One and the Unforgettable 199293 NHL Season. You will be in good company; Todd is passionate about hockey. A dedicated Habs fan, he is the author of Jacques Plante: The Man Who Changed the Face of Hockey and The Greatest Game: The Montreal Canadiens, the Red Army and the Night That Saved Hockey. With A Season in Time he celebrates the twentieth anniversary of one of the greatest seasons in hockey history. Why does it deserve this accolade? Denault believes it was the end of a golden era, the final gasp of run-and-gun hockey, which had dominated the decade before. It was a season of triumphs, controversy and record-breaking performances. The Habs won the Stanley Cup, Doug Gilmour took the Leafs to within one victory of a place in the final and Super Mario defeated his ultimate opponent cancer. The Great One earned his name that year for battling a careerending back injury to take the Los Angeles Kings to the Cup final. This book, however, is about much more than just famous names. Denault is a member of the Society for International Hockey Research, and it shows. The book features interviews with more than one hundred players, coaches and executives to reveal the back stories behind the headlines. For example, the 19921993 season introduced rookie Eric Lindros. The contract he signed with the Philadelphia Flyers helped pave the way to NHL lockouts. He became highest-paid player in the NHL without ever playing a game. The Rookie of the Year award went to Teemu Selanne (Winnipeg Jets) whose Rookie record of 76 goals and 132 points still stands. After five straight losses, Patrick Roy had his pads redesigned and won the Cup with ten straight play-off victories. Even the most dedicated hockey aficionado will learn something new. So don’t miss this opportunity to reminisce about that remarkable 1992-1993 season in which the unexpected and the improbable came to pass.
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Santa Claus parade lights up Belleville By Steve Petrick
EMC Events - Belleville Santa Claus arrived in the city at precisely 5 p.m. last Sunday. He stepped out of a black A1 Limousine Service bus at Quinte Secondary School just as the sun finished setting on the city. Two men helped him climb a ladder and into his sleigh. He waved his hand to the crowd and then a fabulous display of lights got under way. Dozens of businesses and community groups participated in the Belleville & District Chamber of Commerce Nighttime Santa Claus Parade. By 4:30 p.m. hundreds of people had lined up along North Front Street from King George Square all the way downtown, at which point firefighters began collecting donations for the Gleaners Food Bank and walking Canada Post mailboxes collected kids’ letters for Santa. By 5 p.m., a crowd of thousands had lined the street. Darkness
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had descended on Belleville, but the illuminated floats lit up the area and the sound of marching bands, Christmas music and laughter echoed through the air.
A Canada Post mailbox collects kids’ letters for Santa.
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Christmas at the Pier
Mike Kelly and his daughter Lila Kelly admired some of the lights gracing the gentle knoll at Jane Forrester Park in Belleville after the lights were officially turned on last Friday evening. Photo: Michael J Brethour
EMC Events - Belleville It’s little brighter down by Meyers Pier. Brighter and more festive thanks to the city’s new Christmas light display at Jane Forrester Park; it was officially “turned on” Friday evening. After a short ceremony and speeches by Mayor Ellis and Christmas Light Display committee chair Garnet Thompson, the switch was flipped to the delight of over 300 people present for the event. The colourful display includes the long-standing Foster family display which stood at the Tom Gavey Alemite Park on the city’s east end in past years. Three extra-large Christ-
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mas trees donated by various businesses and individuals in the community are featured, and a series of lighting arrangements and snowmen light up the graceful new park making the city’s pier seasonally festive. “We chose this location for its beauty, accessibility and its location. This display has been on the drawing board for several years, and it’s really thanks to council’s commitment and the hard work of the lighting display committee that we’re able to be here today to enjoy Christmas at the Pier,” said Mayor Neil Ellis. “This is going to be one awesome display,” said Thompson.
Thompson said the city spent over $5,000 to refurbish the display. Donors’ names are listed at the site and those of major donors, gold, silver and bronze levels, appear on plaques placed at their sponsored decorations. The project had an initial budget of $125,000. Thompson named and thanked the various levels of sponsors, specifically noting Ross McDougall of McDougall Insurance; he was the very first sponsor to jump on board with support. Thompson said the pier was chosen in part because the location allows visitors to either drive past or walk through the area.
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Council proclaims November 20 Collip Day By Jack Evans
Dr. George Pearce shows a small part of his collection of boxes of documents on Belleville native and Canadian scientist hero Dr. James Collip in what he said was “once a bedroom.” He is looking for work space to properly sort and complete his presentation for historical purposes. Photo: Jack Evans
EMC News - Belleville If Dr. James Bertram Collip does not become a wellrecognized national hero of science as well as a famous Belleville native, it won’t be for lack of trying by Dr. George Pearce. Pearce, a member of the Hastings County Historical Society and a volunteer researcher at the Heritage Centre, has been working for many months on compiling a detailed presentation about the man who is credited with finding a safe and practical way to deliver insulin from an animal product to a lifesaving serum for those afflicted with serious diabetes. He has amassed cartons of documents and records plus a sizeable library of books and is eagerly looking for a work space with a big table so he can properly put them
all in order for posterity. Insulin, said Dr. Pearce, had been identified for decades as the key factor in the disease with many scientific researchers all over the world working on it. While the Canadian team of Drs. Banting, Best and Collip are internationally recognized for the final success, “They built on the work of others,” Pearce acknowledges. A medical doctor himself, Pearce has long sought to get recognition of Collip as a Belleville native. His work to purify cattle-produced insulin for safe use as a diabetic treatment is regarded as the key event to get it from theory to practical use. While not a seeker of attention, his efforts did ensure his getting a share of the income from the project. Belleville City Council recently came on side with a
motion from Councillor Pat Culhane that Belleville proclaim November 20, Collip’s birthday. He was born in 1892 and died in 1965. From a farm family in the north of England, Collip’s parents came to Canada and settled on a small garden farm in then-Thurlow Township near where the Belleville Airport is now. He obtained his early education at local schools then went to the University of Toronto to study science. Besides his proven contribution to the insulin project, his life’s achievements include a BA, MA, PhD, and MD degrees, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, 1925, the Royal Society, 1933, Commander, Order of the British Empire (one level below knighthood), 1943, D Sc, Oxford, 1946, the United States Medal of Freedom,
1947, and an honourary doctorate from the University of Western Ontario, London, where he spent his final years and is buried. Asked to take part in the research by Dr. Banting, Collip created a purification process in a matter of a few weeks from early December, 1921, to January 22, 1922, and its first application was a youth in a coma in Toronto General Hospital, who quickly made a full recovery. He had also spent some years with the University of Alberta before returning to his native Ontario, where he visited regularly with friends and family in Belleville, said Dr. Pearce. Following council’s proclamation, the Historical Society arranged for a modest recognition ceremony on the Market Square on Tuesday, November 20.
Artisan show takes place this weekend in Corbyville from the artisans will be raffled to the benefit of this year’s charity. The first 25 people attending that purchase raffle tickets will receive a swag bag, raffle tickets are $2 or three tickets for $5. Forgie noted that in the past two years the show has raised over $3,500 and she noted that she fully expects to generate over $1,000 for Adam’s Hope
this year. Forgie said the show encourages people to think local for Christmas gifts for friends and family. Mistletoe Magic is a juried event, showcasing and promoting local artisans and supporting local charities. Past charitable benefactors are Adopt-a-Child of Quinte, Alzheimer’s Society of Belleville, Hastings & Quinte and the Quinte
Humane Society. To date over the past nine years and the various incarnations of the show, $15,000 has been raised for the above charities. Forgie said the day is not just about shopping, it’s about the experience. “Come and join us, mingle about meet the artisans, enjoy a tasty treat, a glass of wine or coffee and it’s a perfect day,” said Forgie.
Daniella Barsotti and Tommy James, from Adam’s Hope, flank Barb Forgie, the main organizer behind the third annual Mistletoe Magic artisan show. Photo: Michael J Brethour
EMC News - Belleville Mistletoe Magic will be at the River Inn this Sunday. That’s right, the third edition of the artisan craft show is returning to Corbyville but this year the show is raising funds for Adam’s Hope, a charity focused on helping parents of children with autism. Barb Forgie, the main organizer behind the show, said this year’s show, as in previous years, will feature locally hand made crafts. Forgie said the venue sports 21 vendors this year, which is roughly the maximum that can fit within the
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Letters to the editor Dear Editor, Allan Greg is a longtime Conservative and favoured pollster for the party. Sadly, even Allan has reached the
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1984 and doublespeak the democratically formed Canadian Wheat Board against farmers’ wishes; 30 per cent cuts to the parks budget; eliminating the National Round Table on the environment along with the National Council on Welfare and the Canadian Foundation for Climate and Atmospheric Science. All gone. Fishery regulations are to be limited to stocks that are of human value. How do you do that without protecting their food stock and environment? Scientists say this is impossible to do. The Experimental Lakes Area, which helped highlight acid rain is gone. We can always build another lake inside out of the flies, right? The Harper government has drastically reduced the scope and time allowed for environmental reviews. Unless you own the land proposed for fracking, pipelines or extraction mining operations, keep quiet and clear off. Physicians for the Environment (CAPE) staged
a mock funeral in front of the parliament buildings, with 2,000 Canadian scientists to protest the “death of evidence” brought about by the Harper government muzzling scientists. Bill C38 exempts pest control products as no longer being poisonous or harmful. This means we will no longer have to worry about levels of pesticide, weed killers or antibiotics in our food. Over 60 per cent of all antibiotics used in Canada are fed to food animals daily to make them put on weight. No wonder that when needed for medical use, they are less effective. A $6-billion shortfall over budget predictions. Remember that the so-called tax and spend Liberals often had up to a $10-billion surplus, although mostly on the back of UIC contributions. A dramatic reduction in the billions committed for warplanes, warships and any proxy war the USA wants us in on, would help balance the budget.
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Dear Editor, Municipal councils in Ontario generally give the public an opportunity to ask questions at some point in the public meeting. The local press is afforded the same opportunity to further their goal of informing the public. The Municipality of Brighton has gone the other way by (temporarily?) suspending sections of its procedural bylaw which permits council members, citizens and the press to query council about items they are concerned about. The reason for the suspension of these sections is not known but one can guess that they consider them portals for those determined to cause controversy or embarrassment. In truth, this council is its own worst enemy with the majority of divisive issues coming from within council itself. The sections of the procedural bylaw suspended include: (section 6.1(1.9) Councillor Request for Information and Comment) and 6.1.14)(Question Period). Of greater concern is the administrative process behind the decision to suspend the two sections of the procedural bylaw. The meeting where the decision to sus-
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of the bylaw were suspended until the full review is completed. How long this will take is unknown and is apparently open-ended. We can only guess what the cost will be as the last integrity commissioner’s report cost in excess of $20,000. It also should be noted that the required motions and vote of council needed to support these bylaw changes did not appear in the meeting minutes. In fact there is no mention of the discussion regarding suspension of parts of the procedural bylaw whatsoever. I can only assume that they (council) did not wish to table the procedural bylaw changes at a regular council meeting because of the opposition they could rightfully expect from the public and the press. I can only assume that they slid the changes through at a
Dear Editor, I recently received a mail-out from our local MP, Daryl Kramp, entitled “Protecting Consumers.” In the light of the Conser-
vative government’s efforts to weaken environmental regulations, silence watchdogs and advocacy groups protecting various public interests, and destroy the reputations of critics, perhaps they might send out a mailing titled “Consuming Protectors.” Brett Mann, Tweed
special council meeting to minimize opposition. Of overarching interest is that in taking this route, council appears to violate its own procedural bylaw which contains protections for this sort of legislative slight-of-hand. Please note that the Municipality of Brighton Procedural Bylaw, Item 4.5 (3) states, “No Business except the business dealing directly with the items listed on the meeting agenda shall be transacted at a Special Council Meeting.” The Municipality of Brighton procedural bylaw was not mentioned on the November 6 meeting agenda. The suspension of a forum, even temporarily, whereby citizens can question their elected leaders feels very much like council has thrown mud in our eyes. Roger McMurray Brighton
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Gaza: Another Pre-Election War? Anything for a buck EMC Editorial - Let’s be fair: there does seem to be some sort of pattern here, but it is not very consistent. Five times in Israel since 1980 a rightwing government has called an election without launching a complementary miliGwynne Dyer tary operation. The right lost two of those elections outright (1992, 1999), more or less tied two others (1984, 1988), and won only one of them decisively (2006). On the other hand, critics of Israel point out, three times since 1980 right-wing Israeli governments have combined an election campaign with a major military operation against some Arab or Palestinian target. And this combination, it has been argued, yields decisive electoral success for the right. Menachem Begin’s government won the 1981 election three weeks after carrying out a dramatic attack on the Osirak research nuclear reactor that France had sold to Iraq. In the view of most outside observers, the reactor, which was closely supervised both by the French and by the International Atomic Energy Agency, was not suited to the large-scale production of enriched uranium and posed no threat to Israel, but the attack was popular in Israel. Ehud Olmert’s coalition launched the “Cast Lead” onslaught against the Gaza Strip in December 2008-January 2009. The three-week campaign of massive bombardments and some ground incursions left 1,400 Palestinians and thirteen Israelis dead. The election was held a month later, and Binyamin Netanyahu emerged as the leader of a new right-wing coalition. So here we go again, perhaps? Netanyahu is still the prime minister, and the next elections are due in January. What better way to ensure success than to go and bash the Palestinians again? A week later, with eighty-six Palestinians and three Israelis dead, his re-election is assured: Israelis overwhelmingly support the current military operation. That’s the case that is made against Israel. Does it hold water? Well, actually, no, it doesn’t. Begin’s attack on the Osirak reactor in 1981 may well have been an electoral stunt, although he was clearly paranoid about the possibility of a nuclear weapon in Arab hands. But Ehud Olmert, though
undoubtedly a man of the right, was not leading a right-wing government in 2008. He was the leader of a new centrist party, Kadima, that had been formed by defectors from both the right-wing Likud Party and left-wing Labour. Moreover, Olmert had already resigned in mid-2008 over a corruption scandal, and was merely acting as interim prime minister by the time the “Cast Lead” operation was launched in December of that year. If it was an electoral ploy despite all that, it didn’t work. It was the right that actually won the election in early 2009, and formed a government led by the Likud Party’s Binyamin Netanyahu. It is equally hard to believe that Netanyahu is seeking electoral gain by attacking Gaza this month. Every opinion poll in Israel for months past has been saying that he is going to win the January election hands down. For him, all the risk of “Operation Pillar of Defence” is on the downside: a major loss of Israeli lives in the campaign, while unlikely, could only work against him. So why is this happening now? Historians traditionally split into two camps: those who see purpose and planning and plots behind every event, and those who think most events are just the random interaction of conflicting strategies, imperfect information and human frailty. This latter approach is known in the historical trade as the “cock-up theory of history,” and it is very attractive as an explanation for the current situation. Netanyahu, cruising home to an easy electoral victory in January, had absolutely no need for a little war with the Palestinians. Indeed, his strategy of continuously shouting “wolf” about Iran and its alleged nuclear weapons program has succeeded in distracting international attention from the Palestinians, leaving him free to expand Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank unhindered. Similarly, the Hamas leaders who ruled Gaza had no interest in triggering a military conflict with Israel. They had every reason to believe that the sweeping political changes in the Arab world were strengthening their position internationally, and they had no need to remind Arabs of their plight. So how did this idiocy happen? Another cock-up, of course. But since the mini-war doesn’t really serve the purposes of any major player, it will probably be shut down again fairly soon.
Letter to the editor
Just who is “Promoting propaganda?” Dear Editor, Re. Promoting Propaganda by Oscar Zimmerman, letters to the editor, November 15. The author serves as a mouthpiece for this very thing! Just to take one example in your letter: “In the 1948 war, the Arab refugees were encouraged to leave Israel by Arab leaders promising to purge the land of Jews. Sixty-eight per cent left, many in fear of retaliation by their own brethren without ever seeing an Israeli soldier.” This entire premise is ludicrous, one of the worst examples of “historical revisionism.” For the true story, refer to the New York-based Jewish writer and expert on the Middle East, Dr. Alfred Lilienthal’s The Zionist Connection, What Price Peace? (Dodd, Mead & Co., 1978.) He devotes an entire chapter entitled “The Cover-up” to this event. “One such Israeli myth has been that the Palestinians all fled from their homes and land of their own volition, intending to return under the banner of victorious Arab armies recruited in neighbouring Arab lands. According to this mythology, those few Palestinians who might have owned anything have only themselves to blame, for they gambled on force and left. However, the responsibility for the Palestinian refugee problem rested squarely with the Zionist military forces, particularly the “freedom fighters,” as they were called at the time, the Begin-led Irgun Zvai Leumi, which with the Stern Gang were the principal terrorist groups … (their) attack on the small village of Deir Yassin in which 254 women, children and old men were killed and their bodies thrown down a well April 9, 1948. “Deir Yassin had done nothing to provoke this attack and
had lived peaceably in a sort of agreement with the Jewish suburbs surrounding it.” According to the victors, the idea was to let a few survivors escape and warn other Palestinian villages to flee. Even other Jewish settlers were appalled by this. In The Revolt: The Story of the Irgun, Begin boasted of the daring deeds he committed. He referred to “military victory at Deir Yassin” as greatly simplifying the task of transforming Israel into an exclusively Jewish state and admitted that the “subsequent tales of Irgun butchering” had resulted in a “maddened, uncontrollable stampede. “Of the 800,000 Arabs who lived on the present territory of the state of Israel, only 165,000 are still there … In the rest of the country, too the Arabs began to flee in terror … The Arabs who began fleeing in a panic, shouted ‘Deir Yassin’ … The political and economic significance of this development can hardly be overestimated.” Menachem Begin’s book quoted here was published in several editions and translations, the first in 1951 so Mr. Zimmerman can read this for himself if he so desires. Mordechai Nisan of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, echoes his words, expressing concern with the failure to understand, “the major significance of terrorist groups and guerrilla tactics in the struggle for Jewish sovereignty in the 1940s. Without terror it is unlikely that Jewish independence would have been achieved when it was.” We still hear complaints of terrorism! When one reads nonsense in the press, keep in mind, “who benefits.” Sincerely, Carl V. Ehrke, Belleville
By Lewis Zandbergen EMC Editorial - I knew it would come to this. Apparently, there’s more than one way to profit from saving our planet. Not only will the benefit be a longer life for our blue orb and consequently we humans, there’s profit in trash too; but we all knew that already. Yeah, waste and the diversion of recyclables from the local landfill sites are in the news again. I’ve read a couple of stories concerning the need for higher levels of diversion where recyclables are concerned; one local township thought a good solution would be clear garbage bags so those people hauling our trash away could check on the bag’s content; should there be an item or two ideally rerouted to a recycling facility they’d make the homeowner aware of their transgression. I don’t know how that’s working out; although I’m an avid recycler and regularly fish toilet paper rolls out of the bathroom trash receptacle, I know I wouldn’t want to go through a stranger’s personal detritus looking for the odd plastic bit or a tin can. Keeping recyclables out of the waste stream is a noble goal but that goal is fraught with trouble especially if some members of the populace are unwilling to take the extra minute to separate recyclables from their garbage. And you have to admit that holding up the survival of our planet as an end result is still nothing more than an abstract thought to a lot of people. It’s also a problem which isn’t unique to any one community or municipality or nation; whole television programs are devoted to the subject of how cities deal with garbage. A worldwide consumer society enamoured with single-use products, coupled with suppliers interested only in the bottom line have conspired, perhaps unwittingly (but I doubt it), to add to the overflowing landfill sites. Once it makes it to the dump, it’s covered over and for all intents and purposes, except for a possible archeological dig several centuries from now, it will never see the light of day again. One story that really piqued my curiosity came out of Havelock in which Peterborough County’s environmental services manager, Laurie Westaway, comments on the current glut on the market of Styrofoam. The story says: “The county did accept Styrofoam during the environmental day and receives it at their Pido Road site. At one point we did [accept it] but the market pretty much burned to the ground. We’re still monitoring the situation very closely and we’re getting closer to incorporating Styrofoam back into the recycling system.” In that same story Westaway also encourages people to return unwanted packaging to the retailer where possible. Okay, let me get this right. The object is to stop polluting our precious earth—but only if there’s a profit in it? Why doesn’t that surprise me? In a perfect system the recycling system should operate on a break-even basis. But that’s an improbable ideal. Her statement encouraging people to take it back to the retailer where possible is likewise ingenuous to say the least. Go ahead, show up at your favourite computer gadget store and tell them you’d like to return the superfluous packaging your computer and its peripherals came in and see what they say. However, that is an idea I could get behind. It’s high time manufacturers and suppliers of all sorts of packaging stepped up and did their part to relieve the burden our landfill sites are undergoing. And make no mistake we are never ever going to get to the point where landfill sites are no longer necessary; for that to happen we’d have to go back a long way to ensure nothing toxic enters our soil. I’ve said many times, the gratuitous overpackaging of items such as computer games or software is so unnecessary. Why do they have to surround each computer program with layers: a disk inside a plastic sleeve, inside a box, inside a sleeve of boxboard, inside a shrink wrapped piece of cellophane or whatever that stuff is. They don’t even package directions or a manual with stuff anymore; it’s included on the compact disk. A handbook used to be standard with each program purchased; they were sacrificed to “save trees.” Oh and let’s not forget the pencil pusher mercenaries who sit in their high-rise offices in the “Big Smoke” figuring out ways to supply retailers and manufacturers with ever-more ingenious ways to increase that bottom line. Another partner sits on the other side of that same office and plots the maximum efficiencies and less-for-more strategies. Don’t tell me you haven’t noticed that our frozen veggies now come in smaller bags. Has the cost gone down? Yeah, right. Manufacturers aren’t hurting; you can bet on it. Meanwhile, well-meaning municipal politicians sit by and because a large number of them are way out of their depth and haven’t a clue as to how these brilliant strategies are supposed to work, nod their heads, and the consultants and planners smile and nod their heads dreaming of huge profits and everyone’s happy no one suffered. The costs have been passed on to the peons again. The electors and ratepayers and large families and people who are doing their utmost to comply with all the rules and regulations are getting fed up. No market for Styrofoam? Stockpile it until a market opens up. Belleville EMC - Thursday, November 22, 2012
Letters to the editor
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Dear Editor, After seeing a photo of MP Rick Norlock wearing the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal I was curious as to what he had been nomi-
nated for, as the article did not mention it along with the details of the other recipients. After some searching, it turns out that at the gov-
ernment’s request, all MPs were awarded the medal because they are “members of the Table of Precedence for Canada.” To paraphrase the eligi-
It’s time to listen Mr. Rinaldi Dear Editor, I am writing in response to Kate Everson’s article: Rinaldi looks for input, November 8, 2012. “What’s bothering you?” he asked. “We hope to get good input.” Mr. Rinaldi does not want input from the general public, especially if it is an issue he supports! Unless of course you are on the same side he is. He proved that when a group of people (Lynn May, Christine Jansson and Ken Rose) presented a petition with over 450 names on it from the Frankford area opposing the Friends of the Trail making the Old Rail Bed into a walking only trail. He told all of those people (in person and the petitioners) that “they did not matter.” Imagine that, a public servant paid for by the people, telling them that they did not matter. I don’t get it. You were supposed to be impartial, you were anything but. Well Mr. Rinaldi, here is my input. Maybe you should start to listen, I mean really listen and not tell people that they are inconsequential; take what people say into consideration. I am not talking just your friends but all taxpayers; it may help you with your future political aspirations, or maybe not, it might be too late and people see you for what you really are, narrow minded. Liana Whitman Frankford
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Dear Editor, A letter to Rick Norlock, Dear Mr. Norlock, According to Maude Barlow, National Chairperson of the Council of Canadians, “The premiers have to reject this absolute sellout by the Harper government. Trade Minister Ed Fast might as well carry a suitcase full of money to hand personally to Europe’s big pharma lobby when he meets the European Trade Commissioner next week to announce Canada’s capitulation on this issue. Our health care
EMC News - Brighton Two down and four to go. That was the news as Health Services Recruitment Committee chairperson Bruce Davis delivered a report to municipal council on Monday night detailing their activities since the group’s inception only six months ago. “I want to thank council for recognizing the need for having a physician recruitment committee,” said Davis. “Essentially the committee acts in a prospecting role. It’s really the consideration of council and municipal staff, who will be acting as the closer. We’ll try and hook the doctor, and hope you can catch them and bring them in.” The goal for the committee is to recruit as many as six physicians over the next five years. Realization of a looming medical crisis came when Brighton-Quinte West Family Health Team executive director Nancy Archer wrote a letter to council in January detailing how, of the four doctors now practising in the municipality, three were not likely to be working within the next
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systems cannot afford to take a billion-dollar hit from higher drug costs. There is no payoff to Canadians from making any compromises to the EU on drugs. We call on Canadians to pressure their provincial governments to reject any Canada-EU trade deal that will make drugs more expensive for Canadians.” What are you people doing? Giving away the store again? Please explain why this is good for Canada. If you spent more time explaining these things to con-
stituents in advance and obtaining their input, instead of just those with vested interests, before making secret and arbitrary deals and then trying to ram them through as quickly and quietly as possible, the majority of Canadians would be somewhat happier with their current government. Such opaque and hidden activities are in direct contrast to the open and transparent government promised by Stephen Harper when soliciting support prior to the last election. Iain Henderson, Brighton
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three to five years. As well, Ministry of Health guidelines suggest a community the size of Brighton should have a minimum of eight family physicians to meet the primary health care needs of its citizens. “We need to replace three, who are approaching retirement, and we need to add an additional three, just to close the gap we currently face,” said Davis. “The fact that we have a Family Health Team and that model, as it’s progressing, seems to have more productivity potential than sole-practice practitioners.” “It looks like the days of a physician having 3,000 or more patients are gone,” he added. “The new normal seems to be about 1,200 to 1,500 patients.” So far, two doctors have been recruited, one slated to start in early 2013, the other to begin practising in 2016. The latter was a result of Dr. James Larmer’s medical student network said Davis. “That’s where we’re going to get a lot of our leads,” said Davis. “And the fact that Dr. Larmer is so engaged in this process
is really a bonus for this community.” Committee members attended a Health Professional Recruitment Tour, spanning five cities in five consecutive days. “If anyone tells you there is not a problem anymore, that the physician crisis is behind us, don’t believe it,” says Davis. “At each of these locations, there were at least 65 municipalities represented, and they’re all looking for doctors.” Out of the tour, the committee has established 49 leads – 37 that will be ready to start practice in June 2013, the rest in the following year. As well, two have already visited Brighton to have a look around. “I think that’s pretty positive,” said Davis. But there are financial implications. Surrounding municipalities are offering new doctors upward of $150,000 to sign on the dotted line. “If you do the math, rounded down to $100,000, six doctors is $600,000. And if it takes five years, that’s $120,000 per year,” said Davis. “It’s a harsh reality, but if you don’t fish, you don’t catch.”
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EMC News - Quinte West The contract for Victim Services has been renewed for another year by the Police Services Board. Executive director Lisa Warriner and Patty Whelan presented information to the board about the services they offer for Hastings, Prince Edward, Lennox and Addington. “The Bail Notification and Safety Program, currently administered in Quinte West through a joint partnership with the Quinte West OPP and the Victim Services organization has been operating since May, 2009,” Warriner stated. The goal of the program is to meet the needs of the victims of violent crime, including domestic violence, sexual assault, robbery and home invasion, among others.
The notification involves addressing victim’s safety; victims of violent crime are notified of offender’s whereabouts. The Victim Services employee monitors the bail court process at the Provincial Court House in Belleville and ensures the victims understand the judicial outcomes. The victim is notified immediately once an offender has been released from custody. Referrals are also made to community agencies where direct service can be provided. “We have 700 resources available to victims of crime,” Warriner said. This program has provided service to almost 1,000 victims of crime in 2012. There were 121 bail notifications completed as well as $44,839 disbursed to local business for services rendered to victims
Lisa Warriner and Patty Whelan speak to the police board about Victim Services. Photo: Kate Everson
in Quinte West. The total cost of service to the bail program is
$25,000. “We believe that this program is vital to our
community’s health and safety,” Warriner said. Chair Jim Alyea com-
mented the program has a very busy agenda. He asked how many municipalities they served. Warriner said Quinte West is the number one provider. Patty Whelan said they help the victims and back up police. “The whole program is wonderful,” she said. “We also give counselling to victims, even children of domestic crime. If we can get them at that point, the victims’ fund will give back to the community.” Ted Reid asked if the service was not available would the police have to notify victims about the bail. Whelan said it wasn’t being done. She said someone had been killed when a victim was not notified. Reid said, “The value is very significant.” Jim Alyea added, “Carry on your good work.”
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Council responds to tanning plea ago and reminded them of the CPR Holiday Train food collection coming up. In recognition, she presented Mayor Neil Ellis with a plaque of appreciation. A request from Quinte Health Care to provide $75,000 to help recruit a new pediatrician resulted in a lengthy debate, not so much about the concept but the method. Council members balked at giving such funds directly
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She described melanoma, caused in young people by such tanning as “deadly but preventable.” She went on to tell how she later became an employee in the tanning industry where she was required to maintain a certain tan level. Then a couple of years later she was diagnosed with melanoma. “Support the prevention of this happening to other young peo-
ple,” she urged. She was armed with more than 40 letters from medical staff of Quinte Health Care supporting her position. Similar requests had been supported by council earlier, but dropped after the province announced it would act on the issue which had been circulated across Ontario and in municipal councils for some years.
Council was quick to respond by instructing staff to prepare a bylaw, but CAO Rick Kester reminded that it might still take staff several weeks to have the bylaw prepared and presented. Also addressing council was Susanne Quinlan on behalf of the Gleaners Food Bank who thanked council for their support for the annual Food Drive a few weeks
grocery store at Bay View Mall on Belleville’s east side. Goyak said every little bit donated helps. “People give the gift to the campaign with their hearts; we are grateful for whatever people can give,” said Goyak.
The Christmas Kettles are located at 13 different high traffic sites in the city including the Quinte Mall, the Bay View Mall, LCBO stores and Walmart. Last Thursday also marked the launch of the Warm
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EMC News - Belleville There is always a little doubt regarding reaching the lofty goal of the annual Salvation Army Kettle campaign, but Captain Orest Goyak has faith. The annual Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign was launched in the city last week with a goal of raising $138,000. Goyak noted funds raised from the campaign are used to help offset the costs of various local programs including the Salvation Army’s emergency food bank, its Warm Room and the lunch program. The targeted amount is $3,000 more than last year’s goal. That goal, Goyak said, was surpassed. “We’re looking forward to a pretty good year this year. We are all pumped and excited about the campaign.” Goyak said the past few campaigns have left organizers “biting their nails” as the close of the campaign drew near. “The community seems to come through every time and we’re thankful. It helps us to run our programs throughout the year and get everything taken care of,” he said. Captain Tracy Goyak added that the Salvation Army’s emergency food bank can often see up to 50 people per day, three days a week and the four-days-a-week lunch program serves approximately 100 people every day. The Warm Room varies depending on the weather but can see approximately 50 people per night. She said donations from the community go right back into the community. “What we receive stays local and goes right back into the community and the programs that service it,” she said. Thursday’s launch was held outside the Food Basics
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to the hospital, even though they supported the need for such skills. Mayor Ellis reminded that there remains a surplus of about $150,000 in the fund set up years ago to recruit family doctors. The agreed arrangement by council was to reactivate the doctor recruitment committee which would use those funds both to find a pediatrician and another family doctor to replace one who left the program.
EMC News - Belleville - A heartfelt appeal for a bylaw to prohibit tanning salon use by young people drew a positive response from Belleville City Council Tuesday. Kate Neale, supported by several volunteers from the local branch of the Canadian Cancer Society, told council how artificial tanning became an “addiction” for her once she started at age 16. Now, barely over 20, she described herself as a “survivor” of deadly melanoma skin cancer with 90 per cent prospects for a return of the condition at any time and the likelihood of a shortened life. “My parents tried to discourage me,” she said, “but the tanning literature told me it was safe and it would improve my health through extra Vitamin D.” Neale and the Cancer Society were pushing for a local bylaw in lieu of the proroguing of the Legislature which had been expected to pass a provincial statute to the same effect: no artificial tanning use for people under 18 years old.
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Women support fight against prostate cancer EMC News - Belleville Women care about prostate cancer too. That’s the message Belleville interior decorator and painter Jane Belnap is trying to get across with her drawn on moustache for the month of November, which has become known as Movember for men. Belnap noted she challenged her friend B.J. McLeod, owner of Quinte Paint & Wallpaper in Belleville, by wearing a fake ’stache to help him raise cash for Prostate Cancer Canada. “I said to BJ make me up a ’stache and I’ll wear one for the month,” she said. While men support breast cancer research throughout the year by wearing pink shirts or using pink belts or hockey sticks and bandanas, Belnap thinks more women should participate in Movember by wearing fake moustaches to help change the face of men’s health. “Prostate cancer you know … guys are the one that create along with the women so without the guys we don’t have new people so that’s why I feel it’s important,” she said. “By me wearing this fake moustache I want other women to be aware of Movember and what it stands for, as well as guys to know that I support the cause.” Both Belnap and friend McLeod have been affected by men close to them who
suffer or have suffered from prostate cancer. McLeod’s father, Alex, 72, has been fighting the disease. “My family has been affected by prostate cancer; my dad has been fighting in for nine years now,” said McLeod. Belnap said a lot of people have noticed her ’stache, which she says only reinforces the fact that more women should be involved. Through their actions and words, they hope not only to raise $1,000 but to raise awareness by prompting public conversation around prostate cancer and other
men’s health issues. She said she has got a few weird looks but writes it off to promoting awareness to the cause. “I tell everyone why I have a ’stache,” she said. Anyone wishing to donate can stop into Quinte Paint and Wallpaper on Bell Boulevard or call Belnap at 613-966-2622. B.J. McLeod, owner of Quinte Paint & Wallpaper in Belleville and Jane Belnap interior decorator and painter pose for a photo encouraging the public to participate in Movember. Photo: Michael J Brethour
Pucks 4 Paws fund raiser on November 28
EMC Events - The Belleville Bulls, Hillcrest Animal Hospital and Hill’s Pet Nutrition have joined forces to host the Pucks 4 Paws event on Wednesday, November 28, at the Yardmen Arena. They are combining efforts to raise money to aid the Quinte Humane Society in the construction of a larger facility. The Quinte Humane Society is home to more than 3,000 animals a year with the number of homeless animals growing annually in Quinte. To compensate for the expanding needs, the Humane Society requires a larger facility to provide animal protection and welfare until pets are adopted out to their forever homes. “A new facility is essential
to our ability to adapt to the increase of homeless animals,” says Cheryl Lepine from the Humane Society. “We are appreciative of the support we are receiving from the Pucks 4 Paws event.” Pucks 4 Paws will take place during a regular Belleville Bulls season game as they challenge the Niagara Ice Dogs. A portion of ticket sales will go directly to the Quinte Humane Society. Additional activities and fundraising efforts will take place throughout the game such as Chuck-A-Puck and Hill’s Dog Food Bag Curling. A silent auction/raffle table will begin prior to game start with the winners announced during the third period. Mul-
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For more information regarding Pucks 4 Paws visit <www.bellevillebulls.com>, <www.hillcrestanimalhospital.com> or <http://www. quintehumanesociety.com/>. To donate a silent auction item, please call Hillcrest Animal Hospital at 613-3944811 or call Cheryl Lepine at the Quinte Humane Society at 613-968-4673. The Quinte Humane Society runs with the generous support of sponsors, volunteers, members, and monetary donations, and wish list items. For information on how to donate or volunteer your time, please call 613968-4673.
Holly Bazaar raises funds for auxiliary By Kate Everson
EMC News - Trenton This year’s Holly Bazaar put on by the Trenton Memorial Hospital Auxiliary was bigger and better than ever. “We started earlier this year,” said volunteer organizer Karen White. “The tables were set up and ready for sales from 11:30 to 4. The tea room opened at 1 p.m. and the Silent Auction bids closed at 3:30. There was also a link on FaceBook to the auction items.” The Gold Party Princess was there again to buy unwanted gold and silver. “I took my gold ring to her,” said volunteer Pamela
Santa’s elf Lorna Simon checks out the cute furry animals at the table of Maggie MacDonald and Gwen Gray. Photo: Kate Everson
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tiple jersey auctions, including team-autographed jerseys, will provide additional opportunities to support this cause. Belleville Bulls players have each sponsored a pet at the shelter. This signed photo of the player and the animal will be given to the adopters when the pet is given a home. “The Belleville Bulls are happy to support the Quinte Humane Society,” says Scott Dickson, PR Manager for the Belleville Bulls. A very large friendly dog pulling a cart will be soliciting donations from the crowd at the game for the Pennies for Pets Initiative.
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by the auxiliary members. The dolls came with a cute poem explaining their name. “When you want to throw the phone or kick the wall and shout, here’s a Dammit Doll you cannot do without. Just grip it firmly by the legs and find a place to slam it, and as you whack the stuffing out, yell Dammit! Dammit! Dammit!” “It’s a great stocking stuffer,” said Pamela with a laugh. “Sometimes you need something funny.” The bazaar was busy all day selling poinsettias and apples, baked goods, homemade crafts and gifts. The silent auction collected more money for the busy auxiliary and the tea is a perennial favourite. As a bonus, the parking was free! Lorna Simon, as Santa’s elf, walked around looking very cheery with her pink cheeks and pointed toes. “I used to have bells on the toes but they kept getting in the way!” she said with a smile.
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Fathead will rock the Aron December 14 By Bill Freeman
blues groove December 14. The show is a chance for local blues fans to see the renowned band in the intimate Aron as it continues a series of concerts to celebrate 20
years in the business and their much-heralded eighth album Twenty Years Deep, The Very Best of Fathead. Havelock musician Al Lerman, a founding mem-
ber of the group and regular solo performer at Rubb’s in Campbellford, wanted local residents to see the band in action so he rented the Aron Theatre for the gig. Twenty Years Deep includes selections from the group’s seven previous recordings plus a couple of bonus tracks laid down when the band backed up Chicago blues singer Little Mack Simmons. “This is a rare opportunity to catch Fathead in Campbellford,” says Lerman. The acclaimed band of
horn player Lerman, bassist Omar Tunnoch, guitarist Teddy Leonard and drummer Bucky Berger has played across Canada in some of the country’s top clubs and performance venues. Fathead has been nominated for four Maple Blues Awards: Lerman for horn player of the year; Tunnoch for bassist of the year; Leonard for guitarist of the year and Berger for top drummer. The bluesmen are looking forward to warming up
a cold December night. Copies of the new CD will be available at the show and members of the band will gladly autograph the discs for fans. Tickets are expected to sell pretty quickly for the concert. Concert ducats are $20 each and available at the Aron Theatre box office, Rubb’s BBQ in Campbellford, the Cat Sass Coffeehouse in Norwood, Blooms and Blossoms in Havelock and at the band’s web site <www.fathead.biz>.
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Fathead is one of the best blues bands anywhere and they’ve got the awards to prove it. The renowned band will rock the Aron Theatre in Campbellford December 14 during a special concert celebrating 20 years in the business. Photo: Submitted
Beals and company strut local stuff at Festival Theatre
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Vanderlip, adding it was given consideration as a potential performance venue. And the evening’s success, he says, may lead to similar shows becoming a regular feature. The evening’s performers, locally based New Age Soldier and Ottawa band My Favourite Tragedy, have played in the area to rave reviews and New Age Soldier frontman Aaron Beals was looking for a place to play in Stirling. After approaching the theatre, the logistics were worked out and a show was set in a more casual environment
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My Favourite Tragedy’s North Easton performs at the Stirling Festival Theatre last Saturday where the Eugene Burrell Hall was converted into a performance space. Future shows in the hall are now being considered. pair of well-known covers and a tip of the hat to The Tragically Hip and Blue Rodeo. And the encore was as diverse and as compelling as the evening itself. Beals began with an acoustic ballad, never before performed in public, before inviting his
New Age Soldier bandmates to get grungy for the ﬁnal number. About 50 people attended the performance that could have seated double that number, but Beals was pleased with the response as well as the quality of the sound in
the room. Theatre staff, including Facilities Manager Kim Whiteman, agreed that it was not only well-attended for a ﬁrst-time event but also a polished and professional performance that bodes well for the future.
than the downstairs auditorium, with tables and chairs awaiting patrons of all ages to the hall. As well, refreshments and snacks were available with the bar open throughout the performance. My Favourite Tragedy, made up of singer/songwriter North Easton backed by a rhythm section made up of bassist John Desmarais and drummer Phil Desmarais, delighted the audience with an eclectic and energetic set before Beals and partners Kris Tischbein and Brad Thompson got things rockin’ as New Age Soldier. These are two very different bands with very different sounds that are both contrasting and complementing. And whether it’s Easton’s ﬂailing dreadlocks during his 12-string bridges or Beals’ take on feedback that rivals Neil Young, it was all a good listen. A well-deserved concert atmosphere encore, although not exactly by the books, had Beals returning to the stage, the crowd chanting the band’s name. New Age Soldier offered up a host of original tunes as well as a
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T h i s year’s gala featured a four-course gourmet dinner prepared by four of Belleville’s best chefs, restaurants and caterers. The festival’s family days run from Wednesday, November 21 to Saturday, November 24 and the Holiday Home Tour, which will take place A life sized Oogie Boogie was just one of the many sights of Christmas Town during the 18th annual Festival of Trees gala T h u r s d a y, which ran under the theme of Tim Burton’s Nightmare Before Christmas last Saturday night. Photo: Michael J Brethour November By Michael J Brethour Festival Of Trees celebra- celebrate the art of Tim Bur- 29, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. EMC News - Belleville tions, the council’s 45th an- ton,” explained Morrison. This year’s theme for Tim Burton would have been niversary and supporting Morrison said all proceeds the Holiday Home Tour is proud. artistic opportunities in the from this year’s gala, from “Town & Country,” where Walking into the Memorial Quinte community. ticket sales and auctions, the arts council invites resiArena Saturday night, guests The Memorial Arena car- will go toward supporting dents to enjoy ‘’beautifully were immediately greeted by ried Skellington’s Christmas Quinte Arts Council in order decorated homes by talented a live Jack Skellington and Town’s magic, where the arts to reach their goal of deliv- designers’’ with live musiSally played by volunteers council held its fund raiser ering programs and services cians at each location. Tickets Emily Sexton and Dylan gala to kick off the Festival that directly support more are $25 for the home tour. Fleming. The entire evening of Trees’ week. than 6,000 artists throughout The popular Seniors was a live experience of Kristin Morrison and Pau- the Quinte region. Dance will return Friday, the ﬁlmmaker’s classic The la Finkle, gala co-chairs this “The funds are desper- November 23, from 1 to 3 Nightmare Before Christmas, year, brought a “true to Bur- ately needed to keep the cre- p.m., where you can dance this year’s gala theme. ton” version of Christmas ative programs and plays of down Candy Cane Lane The sold-out event drew Town to the Memorial Arena the Quinte Arts Council and with the Bay City Quartet 350 people to the venue to in Belleville Saturday night. the various arts program- and enjoy free baked goods ofﬁcially kick off the Quinte “We really wanted to ming that they do in the and refreshments. AdmisArts Council’s 18th annual bring the community out to community,” added Finkle. sion is $5.
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Local spinner and shepherd takes fleece award
By Sue Dickens
EMC News - Campbellford - Working her magic again with wool from this spinner’s flock, Grace Clare of Shepherd’s Hill, Campbellford, came home from the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair with the 2012 Reserve Champion Fleece Award. Entries from across Canada, numbered close to 50 this year. “Last year there were 54 so it’s about the same,” she told EMC after returning to her farm and her beloved sheep. No stranger to the Royal she’s been competing since 2006; she won grand champion in 2008 and reserve
champion in 2007 and 2009. Last year she won the 2011 Grand Champion Fleece Award. For Clare it’s all about the journey and the experience. This, the 90th Royal Agricultural Winter Fair saw the sheep show get under way with entries from throughout Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia. Master Spinner Harriet Boon was back to judge the fleece competition. The fleece auction was held Sunday, November 11, where fleece buyers gather to pay top dollar for the winners. The competition this
dium Medium Fine - she was topped by her daughter Victoria Clare who took a 1st with “Audrey” BFL X Corriedale Ewe; Grace Clare took a 3rd place win with White Medium Fine Fleece BFL X Corriedale Lamb “Flossie”; Medium Longwood - 3rd with Border Leicester Ewe “Charlie” and 4th with Border Leicester Yearling “Mary”; Specialty category - 2nd with BFL X Lamb Fleece. Clare’s journey into the
world of sheep and fleece began when she bought a few as a birthday gift for her middle daughter Kristina. “Very soon her project became my project,” she said smiling. Already into rug hooking the transition to handcarding and weaving fleece was not that big a leap. “I actually call myself a spinner wannabe,” she said laughing. She breeds Border Leic-
esters and Bluefaced Leicesters with Corriedales to achieve the kind of fleece she believes can be a winner. Clare is a member of the Warkworth Spinners and Weavers Guild, and Belleville Weavers and Spinners Guild. For Clare though it really is all about enjoying her hobby. “I love having the animals and I love making my own fibre,” she concluded.
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garnered that win he said the judges take into consideration cows and heifers and “we were premier in the heifer class.” It is based on an accumulation of points. “The Royal is a North American show. The best from the U.S., east and west in Canada,” he said. “Every year the competition just seems to get better and better,” he commented. It is something of a family event. Morgon and Ethan, his sons, get the cattle ready to present. Strong supporters of 4-H, Kingsway had some cattle in the 4-H club which were exhibited by a neighbour. “They were second overall in the exhibits. They’ve done well,” said McMillan. The farm’s wins go back a long way, many at local fairs. For example, the Mc-
Millans showed well at a 4-H Showmanship and Conformation competition at the Ontario Summer Show at the Lindsay Exhibition Grounds a few years ago. The Northumberland team with a core of McMillans and the backing of Kingsway Farms garnered the highest points of any
county at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair two years in a row. As Junior premier breeder at this year’s heifer show at the Royal, it means they won both junior banners and junior herd. The farm continues to breed award-winning Holsteins.
Kingsway nabs junior premier breeder win
EMC News - Campbellford - Junior premier breeder at the heifer show. That’s the win Kingsway Farms brought home from the 90th Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. And it’s getting rave reviews on their Facebook page. Humble as always, their posting reads: “Thanks to all our friends and partners who help make this possible.” “We’ve been fortunate to have won six of the last seven years,” said Gord McMillan, talking with EMC after returning home from the fair this year. Kingsway Farms has won overall premier breeder twice in the past. Explaining how they
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Kingsway Farms wins Junior Herd at the Royal Winter Fair. Photo: Submitted
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Spinner and local shepherd Grace Clare came back from the Royal Winter Fair with the 2012 Reserve Champion Fleece Award. Here she is demonstrating her talents while selling her fleece at the recent open house held by local photographer Tony Crocker at his studio.
year was tight according to the judge with Wendy Pullan of Shannonville winning top prize with a score of 96 per cent with fleece shorn by herself and the win coming from the lustre of the product. For Clare the win was for her Naturally Coloured Fine fleece. But she won in other categories too as follows: White category - Fine: 1st Grace Clare Corriedale Ewe “Emily” age 13 years; Me-
Donation to Children’s Wish Foundation By Michael J Brethour
EMC News - Belleville A total of $62,000 has been raised in Corey Clark’s memory. A total of $11,000 was donated to the Children’s Wish Foundation last Friday evening at the Belleville Legion, mainly the proceeds from raffle tickets and fund raising surrounding the custom made guitar created by artisan Brian Walsh. The guitar was estimated to be worth at least $14,000. Linda Sheward was the lucky winner who purchased the ticket at the Havelock Jamboree and was given the instrument last month.
Cindy Clark said that to date the charitable fund raising of the Clark family has generated a total of $62,000 for the CWF “It was a cause that meant the world to Corey, The Children’s Wish Foundation provided a fishing boat for Corey as his wish while he battled terminal cancer; the fundraising initiatives of the Clark family have been an effort to repay the peace given to their son in his final years. Cindy Clark, Corey’s mom, said the Children’s Wish Foundation was a cause near and dear to her late son’s heart. “It was a cause that
meant the world to Corey. He lived life to the fullest and this cause allows other children to do the same thing in his memory which is awesome,” she noted with tears in her eyes. Katherine Rodgers, an event co-ordinator of the Children’s Wish foundation of Canada, said the support of Corey’s family goes above and beyond and the CWF is very grateful for the family’s support. “It is all voluntary, we ask everyone to help support us but it is not required. Because of what we were doing, giving those families memories, they usually come back and help us fund raise,” she said.
Rodgers added that the Clarks’ unique approach to fund raising with the custom made guitar signed by rock stars was just simply “amazing.” She said a total 1,000 wishes in Ontario have been granted since the Children’s Wish Foundation formed in 1982 and over 18,000 wishes nationally have been granted. Rodgers said the average wish is about $10,000 for the selected children between three and 17 years of age coping with a lifethreatening illness. The Clarks’ efforts thus far ensure that at least six dying children will have their final wishes granted.
In the back from the left are Cindy Clark, John Clark, Brian Walsh, Cody Harris and Katherine Rodgers (Children’s Wish Foundation); in front (l-r) Kerry Patrick, guitar winner Linda Sheward, Jim Boniface and Carol Wheatley. Photo: Michael J Brethour
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EMC News - Quinte West Statistics presented at the Police Services Board by Inspector Mike Reynolds show that calls for service in Trenton have gone down but are up in Frankford. “There were some arrests in Frankford,” Reynolds said. He added that property crimes are up across the wards but the clearance rates are above the provincial average. Jim Alyea asked about the recent vandalism at the Afghanistan Memorial where plants had been knocked over. Reynolds said they are working on setting up new technology which would set off an alarm if the fencing is breached. “It is under constant surveillance,” he added. The police have arrested two young offenders for arson at a fire at Electro Cables. Gary Haveman, president of Community Policing, said their volunteers are resuming a Sports Night in Frankford with 30 to 40 young people attending each week. Members also are assisting
at the Quinte West Youth Centre sports night program on Wednesday nights with about 20 kids. Volunteers gave out 4,000 glowsticks on Hallowe’en night and will give out more at the Trenton Santa Claus parade on Sunday. The new liaison officer is Constable Dave Ludington. Community Policing has partnered with MADD Quinte to donate a set of LED Safety Road Cones to the OPP detachment to be used at local RIDE programs.
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down,” Inspector Reynolds said. Ken Rose asked where this will fit in the budget. Inspector Reynolds said they have sufficient funding. Jim Alyea said this will have to come out of the city reserves. In public input, Peter Evans with Angela Quinn approached the board about an ongoing OPP criminal investigation. Evans alleges that an official of the Hastings Children’s Aid Society, an employee of the Trenton Christian School or an OPP officer committed a criminal act in regards to an alleged forged document, a letter written by a victim in Evans’ case. Inspector Reynolds stated in a letter to Evans that the OPP has conducted a thorough review of the case and during the investigation a Trenton Christian School official and the victim identified the letter and the handwriting of the little girl involved, and that at no time did presiding Justice Tranmer say this letter was a forgery. Reynolds said the review indicated there was no evidence to support Evans’ allegation. Jim Alyea said the board does not conduct investigations and suggested that Evans go to the OCCOPS or a Minister. “We are named in the pending lawsuit and will take no part in this investigation,” he said. “We are not judge and jury here.” Ken Rose said a letter from their solicitor tells the board not to entertain any comments. Evans responded that he will continue to find out
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On The Rocks: Trenton Curling Club News Logistics and Engineering Officer, Lieutenant Colonel Dany Breton welcomed the curlers to Trenton before hurling his first ever curling rock. He was flanked by sweepers Johnny Johnson (Ottawa Oldtimers) who at 91 years of age, skips his own team, and the youngest player present, Will Porteous (Oil Sands Assassins). And yes, he made it all the way down the ice. Round-robin play reduced the field to eight finalists in four divisions on Saturday afternoon. In the A final, CFB Borden Firefighters 2 defeated the Borden Fire Academy Wigs in a lop-sided 9 - 3 game which saw the mercy rule invoked after six ends (Mercy rule = please no more, you’re killing us).
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Winners of the A Event, CFB Borden Fire #2, John Barker (vice), Dave Bly (lead), Tom Hoday (second), Gilles Albert (skip) and presenter Major Joel Chartrand, Commandant, CFB Borden Fire Academy. Photo: Harry Kranenburg
The B final pitted the Ottawa Old Timers against the Toronto Oldtimers in an exciting match that went an extra end. Johnny Johnson’s team finally ran out of oxygen and succumbed to To-
ronto on Skip Laird Jobe’s final rock to give Toronto the win. Mercy rules were also invoked in the other finals: In the C division Trenton Fire defeated the KOKO Puffs (Pearson International
Airport) and in the D, Trenton Draegerman defeated CFB Borden 3. The prestigious Founder’s Trophy for the team best embodying the spirit of the bonspiel went to the KOKO Puffs. (So named
for the late Richard “KOKO” Turgeon, Fire Chief at Pearson, who it was rumoured, could put you down for the count with one punch.) The most poignant moment of the awards ceremony occurred when the firefighters observed 30 seconds of silence in homage to their home away from home: The Sherwood Forest Hotel. CFB Borden Fire Chief Skip Reid, an alleged frequent visitor, was presented with the burned and twisted pole salvaged from the wreckage. For anyone who has ever served, you would have recognized this weekend as a “regimental” or fraternal event, where the past and the present, sharing a common bond, came together to rekindle old friendships, swap war stories, and have fun, on the rocks. Our thanks go out to the sponsors of the bonspiel: Anonymous with a cash donation, Levitt Safety, Draeger Safety, and MSA Safety.
Quinte Red Devils Weekly report EMC Sports - The Quinte Carpet One Minor Atom Red Devils went 1 - 2 in league play this weekend. On Friday, the Devils were defeated by the leagueleading Whitby Wildcats 7 - 1. Brock Kelsh scored from Isaac Macleod in the loss. On Saturday, the Clarington Toros scored two goals in the last six minutes to drop the Devils 2 - 0. Dixon Grimes was solid between the pipes for the Devils. On Sunday, the Devils hosted the York Simcoe Express and got shutout goaltending from Ethan Fraser and a goal from Isaac Macleod in a 1 - 0 victory. Tanner Jones picked up the assist in the win.
The Devils are off until they travel to Peterborough next Saturday to face the Petes in league play. Minor Bantam The Duvanco Homes Minor Bantams finished a fourwin week with a 6 - 1 victory over Oshawa at Rink B in Belleville. Scoring for Quinte were Aidan McFarland (2), Nick Hoey, Brady Gilmour, Ryan Smith and Jake Wilson. Assists went to Ryan Fraser (3), Matthew Panetta, Keegan Ferguson, Dominic Della Civita, Hoey (2) and Wilson. Jett Alexander picked up the win in goals for the Devils. The Minor Bantams won two games through
the week, defeating the Oshawa Minor Generals 4 - 0 on Tuesday and dumping the Whitby Wildcats 4 - 1 on Friday. In Oshawa, Mac Lowry, Ryan Fraser, Mackenzie Warren, and Dominic Della Civita scored, with assists coming from the sticks of Jake Wilson (2), Jakob Brahaney, Aidan McFarland, Matthew Panetta, and Della Civita. Anthony Popovich earned the shutout in goal for the Red Devils. In Whitby, it was a battle of the undefeated, and Quinte came out on top. Brady Gilmour scored twice, and Nick Hoey and Jakob Brahaney added singles. Assists came from Dominic Della Civita, Ryan Smith, Scoley Dow, and Brahaney. Jett Alexander was solid between the pipes for Quinte, picking up the win. On Saturday, they put another one in the win column, defeating the Clarington
Toros 4 - 0 at the Wally Dever Arena. Aidan McFarland scored twice, and Mackenzie Warren, and Jake Wilson had singles for the Red Devils. Assists were provided by Brady Gilmour, Scoley Dow, Dominic Della Civita, Ryan Fraser, and Mac Lowry. Anthony Popovich posted his second shutout of the week in the net for Quinte. Next action for the Devils is the Silver Stick Tournament in Whitby beginning on Thursday, where they will face the Toronto Nationals, Detroit Belle Tire, Detroit Little Caesars and many other top-ranked teams. Atom The Free Flow Petroleum Atoms played host to the Peterborough Petes on Saturday. Quinte jumped out on their opponents early in the second period when Please see “Quinte” on page 21
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A fresh heat of swimmers leap into the water over the heads of the previous heat during the first ever BYST hosted competition at the Aquatic Facility of the Quinte Sports and Wellness Centre last Saturday. Photo: Michael J Brethour
Cairns explained Saturday’s meet allowed swimmers the chance to qualify for the regional competitions which will be held in Ottawa this year. Cairns hailed the new aquatic facility as being nothing less than perfect for the inaugural meet. “This pool is deemed a fast pool, so as far as competition that is wonderful for us. As far as parents viewing it is very nice as well with the upper deck bleachers where they can watch their kids compete,” said Cairns. She said it is the intention of the BYST to hold more and larger meets and the facilities at the QSWC are ideal for their future plans. For complete BYST Trial and Error results check them out online at <www. byst.com>.
Bantam AE’s win one, lose one EMC Sports - The Williams Hotels Minor Bantam AE Hockey Team travelled to Peterborough on Thursday evening to play the undefeated, league leading Peterborough Junior Petes. The Bulls, however, came up short as they scored only one unassisted goal by Matt Petto against the Petes’ two goals. The Petes have taken a commanding lead in the division while the Bulls remain second overall statistically. Liam Raycroft was in net for the Bulls. On Saturday evening, however, the Bulls prevailed over the fourth-place Ajax Knights with a 2 - 1 victory. Nicholas Kyte finally broke the scoreless tie at 4:50 of the third frame. He scored both goals for the Bulls, the first on a breakaway and
the second assisted by Ben Smith and Max Hoskin from deep in the defensive zone. Alex Van Rooy was superb in net for the game and missed the shutout by 21 seconds. The Bulls now travel to Detroit, Michigan, this upcoming week where they will participate in the Motown Cup Tournament Series facing several teams in the North Michigan area. The Bulls’ next home game isn’t until Friday, December 7, when they face the Oshawa Junior Generals in Trenton at the Duncan MacDonald Arena. Game time for that game is 8 p.m. The Bulls are on the road locally when they travel to Whitby on November 28, Centre Hastings on December 1, and Oshawa on December 2.
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Ky Graham ripped a slap shot past the Petes stopper. Quinte added another goal from Jacob Gilbert who would not be outdone by Graham as he too made no mistake by burying his own clapper from the top of slot. Peterborough bounced back with one of their own with a deflection from the point, and with only 1.5 seconds left on the clock in the third period, the Petes tied the game up and split the two points with Quinte. Assisting on the goals were Nolan Dawson, Ben Duval and Max Towers. In net was Matthew Tovell who played a remarkable game and had to make some unbelievable
stops to keep his team in the contest. On Sunday, the Red Devils headed west to take on the South Central Coyotes and lost a tough fought game by a score of 1 - 0. Quinte was outplaying their opponents for the better part of the first and second period. That’s when the doors to penalty box opened up and Quinte had to fight off 20 minutes in penalties. The penalty kill was great and the Red Devils did their best to regain the momentum, but the Coyotes scored with seven minutes to play and that was enough to win the game. Ethan Mcdonnell stood tall in net and played a fabulous game.
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Golden Hawks stay atop OJHL east with win By Ray Yurkowski
EMC Sports - Trenton Trenton Golden Hawks scored their third win in a row in Ontario Junior Hockey League (OJHL) action last weekend with a 2 - 1 victory over the Newmarket Hurricanes. After Hawks forward Truman Landowski (assisted by Nolan Martin and Erlich Doerksen) tallied midway through the first period, seemingly, the Trenton squad was content to play a defensive game. “Yes, we were playing defence because we were playing a very good defensive team,” said head coach Jerome Dupont. “The plan wasn’t to go into a shell or anything like that. Our second period was that, but it wasn’t intentional. In fact, we were real disappointed with our second period.” The wake-up call came early in the final period, when Newmarket forward Chris Chiste tied the score. Until then, it looked as though Hawks goaltender Victor Adamo was cruising toward his first shutout of the season. But it was what the Hawks needed to start playing their best hockey of the game.
Trenton Golden Hawks forward Truman Landowski celebrates his first-period goal last weekend against the Newmarket Hurricanes. Photo: Ray Yurkowski
“We probably shouldn’t have had to have that happen to spur us on,” said Dupont. “We don’t want to have to come back or regain a lead if we can avoid it.”
Two minutes and five seconds later, Hawks forward Sammy Banga, assisted by Jordan Minello and Doerksen, scored the go-ahead goal. Interestingly, Newmar-
ket outshot the Trenton squad 30-21, more than half coming in the third period. “It came down to real good goaltending at both ends,” said Dupont, as Hawks netminder Adamo was named player of the game. “Newmarket is a very good team,” added Dupont. “But they haven’t much success this past weekend, so they really wanted to win this game. I thought they played very well.” The Hawks win counted for their 17th in 23 games and helped maintain their lead in the OJHL east division. The next home games are on November 23, against the Cobourg Cougars, and November 30, versus the Wellington Dukes. Both games start at 7:30 p.m. at the Duncan McDonald Memorial Gardens in Trenton.
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EMC Sports - Moira Trojans player Celeste Lang tries to wrest the ball from two St. Theresa Titans defenders during senior girls COSSA action at St. Theresa Secondary School on November 15. The Titans scooped their AA COSSA title 48 - 28. Photo: Michael J Brethour
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EMC Sports - The Junior Moira Trojans hoist their COSSA trophy after bringing low the St. Theresa Titans during the championship match on Thursday, November 15, at St. Theresa Secondary School. Final score was Moira 39 and St. Theresa 23. Photo: Michael J Brethour
Novice Bulls make it to the semis EMC Sports - This past weekend at the Stoney Creek Tournament of Champions, the International Truckload Service Novice AA Junior Bulls represented extremely well but bowed out in the semi-finals Sunday morning. The Bulls started out Friday against top-ranked, undefeated and eventual tourney champs the Cambridge Hawks. All the Bulls needed was one shift as Trevor Hoskin and Nathan Woods scored on the first shift of the game en route to a 4 - 1 victory handing the Hawks their first loss of the season. Cooper Matthews and Marcus Asimis picked up goals while helpers went to Corbin Roach, Matthews, Asimis and Hoskin. Game two of the day
was a sloppy 7 - 4 win over the Brampton 45’s. Roach and Hoskin led the offense each with threegoal performances and Matthews picked up the spare. Assists went to Donovan McCoy, Woods, Hoskin, Carter Lee and Reed Anderson. With the Brampton victory, the Bulls enjoyed a sleep in with a bye to the quarter-finals versus Centre Wellington, Saturday afternoon. In a rough, spirited affair, the Bulls came out on top with a commanding 9 - 1 triumph therefore punching their ticket to the semis against Hamilton Sunday morning. Hat tricks were again the flavour as Hoskin and Matthews each scored three with D. McCoy, Roach and Lee picking up the others. Woods had two
assists while singles went to Rheydon McCoy, Matthews, Asimis, Roach and Sami Douglas-Najem. Unfortunately in Sunday’s semi the Hamilton Spitfires got out to a quick start and held off the Bulls with a 5 - 2 win. Hoskin picked up both goals in the loss with D. McCoy and Ryan Bakker adding assists. Splitting solid performances between the pipes all weekend for the Bulls were Brady Spry (1-1) and Jacoby Martin (2-0). The Bulls hope to get back to their winning ways next weekend with a home date Sunday against the Pickering Panthers in Lakeshore League play where the Bulls sit first overall with a 14 - 0 record at the midway point of the season.
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Senior Trojans at National Capital Bowl final By Michael J Brethour
EMC Sports - Belleville An early lead was key to the Moira Trojans claiming victory against their Orillia Park Street counterparts during the National Capital Bowl senior football semifinal contest last Thursday afternoon. Moira scored all their touchdowns in the first half of play, then held on with tight defence to a 21 - 7 victory over the previously undefeated Orillia Park Street Trojans at Mary-Anne Sills Park on November 15. Moira Trojans quarterback Evan Cleave leaps back to avoid the grasping leap of a potential sacking by an Orillia Park Street Trojan during last week’s National Capital Bowl semi final match. Photo: Michael J Brethour
Last year, Moira won the school’s first-ever National Capital Bowl junior title. Now, the Trojans will vie for a chance at the senior bragging rights. Moira coach Dave Corbett claimed after the COSSA victory in the previous week that he was confident in the team that had seen pretty much everything and they were well prepared for Thursday’s contest. Scoring began with Moira quarterback Evan Cleave scoring on a keeper. Cullen McGrath and Scott Scrymgeour accounted for others. As far as the final cham-
pionship coming up this weekend, Corbett said the guys are ready. “They are looking forward to it,” he said. “Some of our guys thought they didn’t play that well today, so they will have their chance.” Park Street never seriously threatened in the second half, with John Davis scoring their sole touchdown on a pass from quarterback James Stevenson with about one minute to go in the game. The final is Saturday, November 24, with location and time yet to be determined.
EMC Sports - The Peter Smith Atom Minor AA Junior Bulls played in Oshawa on Saturday. The team lost 5 - 3. Goals were scored by Daniel Michaud, Cal Keneford and Trot Davis, with assists by Tom Simpson, Carter Russett, Joe Jordan, Yale Botly and Davis. The Bulls played a home game on Sunday against the Pickering Panthers, but lost 5 - 3. Two more goals were netted by Michaud, with a lone goal by Jordan. Davis picked up two assists, Russett had one.
The Belleville Hyundai Novice AE Jr. Bulls split a pair EMC Sports - The Junior Bulls won on the road Saturday with a 6 - 1 score against Pickering. Goals went to Jacob Gilham (2), Liam Reid, Trent Duncan, Jonathon Doyle and Aaron McCambridge. Backing them up on assists were Jonathon Doyle (2), Cameron Tompkins, Liam Reid, Tyson Smith and Carter Seymour.
Cassidy Dobson was in net. Myha Thomas played a great game and received the player of the game award. On Sunday, the Bulls played an awesome game at home against Kingston but came out on the wrong end of a 2 - 1 score. The sole goal of the game went to Liam Reid with Jonathon Doyle
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Christmas is coming to Farmtown Park EMC Events - Stirling At the local museum, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. And with countless volunteer hours already spent in preparation, organizers at Farmtown Park’s Heritage Village aren’t surprised. “We’ve been at it for a while,” says Christmas at Farmtown Park event chair Harry Danford who, along with creative direction provided by Lynda Ackey, has been overseeing much of the planning for the returning event that runs in conjunction with the annual Star Lite House Tour on November 22. While the house tour is scheduled for a single day, Christmas at Farmtown Park will run from Thursday, 4 to
9 p.m., through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., including all day Friday and Saturday. And while it has been absent from the museum schedule in recent years, Danford was committed to bringing it back. Last week volunteers were in Heritage Village hanging decorations and preparing some of the many raffle items and sale tables for the coming weekend. “I think it’s going to be really good,” says Ackey of the weekend celebration that features dozens of trees, swags and Christmas ornaments available for raffle as well as decorating ideas for the season. Trees have been painstakingly decorated and themed, whether for hunters, farmers, cooks or ballerinas, and displays
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Christmas at Farmtown Park creative chair Lynda Ackey has been horsing around in Heritage Village for much of the past week. She is one of many volunteers preparing for the weekend event that marks its return to the local museum in conjunction with the annual Star Lite House Tour.
says any success will come thanks to a large number of participants and volunteers as well as sponsors and supporters who have already committed to the project or have yet to arrive.
“It is a significant fund raiser for us,” he says, adding while there has been a great deal of work involved, the four-day event means there will be plenty of opportunity to visit
Farmtown Park for Christmas there. Further details are available on the municipal and museum web sites or by calling Farmtown Park at 613-395-0015.
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to trickle in he says, after presenting the case to a few local businesses and service clubs. “Let’s get to work on refurbishing the whole thing and get it cleaned up once and for all.” The challenge, though, is the provincial government owns Presqu’ile lighthouse because it’s located in one of their parks. But there might be a glimmer of hope. Effective July 1, 2010, the Standards and Guidelines for the Conservation of Provincial Heritage Properties became mandatory for all Ontario ministries.
According to the Ministry of Tourism and Culture, in their Standards and Guidelines for Conservation of Provincial Heritage Properties, published in April 2010: “If a ministry or prescribed public body has not evaluated a property in its care or control, and if that property contains a building or structure that is 40 or more years old, then the ministry or prescribed public body shall prevent the building or structure from undergoing demolition by neglect.” What is the immediate plan for the lighthouse?
Saving a Brighton icon
EMC News - Brighton - A local activist group is hoping it isn’t lights out for the Presqu’ile Point lighthouse. BrightonresidentNorman Bastin says his group, the “Keepers of the Presqu’ile Point Lighthouse,” is an idea he’s had in mind for a long time. About five years ago, he approached the Friends of Presqu’ile Park with an eye toward restoring the lighthouse. But that was when the Friends were engaged in another major project at the park, reconstructing the marsh boardwalk. Money is already starting
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Reba is coming to Havelock By Bill Freeman
EMC Entertainment Havelock - Reba is coming to Havelock. You really don’t need to mention the last name but megaselling singer, Hollywood celebrity and fashion entrepreneur Reba McEntire is bringing her Grammy winning star power to the twenty-fourth annual Havelock Country Jamboree. With 56 million albums sold, the Jamboree has every right to be floating on air after announcing McEntire’s presence next August. Adding more sugar to the drink will be two-time Grammy winners Kathy Mattea and Travis Tritt appearing on the Jamboree’s new and bigger twin stages. “We are ecstatic, words cannot express how happy we are,” the Jamboree’s Jennifer Goheen told the Northwest EMC. “Our fans have been asking for Reba for years.” “Our fans and really the whole world loves Reba, she’s a household name,” Goheen said. “It’s such an honour to have her at the jamboree. Our fans went crazy when we announced.” The Jamboree has been working with Reba’s team for the past three years in an effort to bring the singer to Havelock. Also confirmed so far
Grammy award winner Travis Tritt returns to the Havelock Country Jamboree. Photo: Bill
sentations of Al Gore’s documentary An Inconvenient Truth. Tritt has headlined the Jamboree before, putting the party in Party. Dallas Smith has quickly built up a strong country fan base after leaving the Vancouver post-grunge band Default he fronted. His album Jumped Right In and The Boys of Fall tour with Chad Brownlee solidifies his position as one of the best young singers in Canada. Goheen says Jamboree owners Ed Leslie and Paula Chopik are working with engineers to lay out
Rising Canadian country star and former grunge rocker Dallas Smith will be at the 24th annual Havelock Country Music Jamboree in August.
Superstar Reba McEntire will be at the 2013 Havelock Country Music Jamboree.
are rising Canadian stars Gord Bamford, Dallas Smith and Americans Billy Bear and BR-549. “This is going to be a fantastic year for us with the new stages and the lineup is off to such a great start we had to share the news early with our fans.” Reba is one of just four entertainers to receive the National Artistic Achievement Award by the United States Con-
gress; she’s had 64 top ten hits and needs a section of her house to hold all the music honours: 15 American Music Awards, 13 American Country Music Awards, nine People’s Choice Awards and seven Country Music Association Awards. She’s also a television star with a new show Malibu Country. Along with the hits, Reba will also be bringing music from her thir-
ty-fourth album All The Women I Am. Kathy Mattea, a best female country vocal Grammy winner and two-time Country Music Association female vocalist of the year, is making her Havelock debut. With her number one hit 18 Wheels and a Dozen Roses, Mattea was the first female performer to spend multiple weeks on the Billboard Country singles charts since Dolly Parton’s You’re The Only One. Mattea is also a deeply committed social activist supporting such projects as “Red Hot and Country” and speaking at pre-
the structure of the new stages. “All we know at this point is the old design works so well with weather cover, side-by-side for easy switch between bands and it really is our trademark so expect close to the same idea but on a much larger scale.” Larger acts ask for a minimum 60 by 40 foot stage “so that would be the smallest we’d consider. “In the end, load bearing and safety are our key focus in the design as well as shelter from possible weather conditions. [There’s] much to consider.”
Two-time Grammy Award winning singer Kathy Mattea will make her Havelock Country Music Jamboree debut next August. Photo: Bill Freeman
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According to the 20-year Presqu’ile Provincial Park Management Plan, issued in October 2000, not much. Despite being featured on the cover, the structure is barely mentioned. “The long-term protection of the lighthouse is important to the Ministry,” says MNR senior media relations officer Jolanta Kowalski, in a reply to questions asked by EMC newspapers last week. “[But] Ontario Parks has many demands for the capital funding it receives. The priority for capital funding is on health and safety initiatives and up-
grades or replacement of aging infrastructure. Repairs to the lighthouse are evaluated annually and assigned a priority against other capital projects.” But she adds, “The Ministry is always open to exploring partnerships; particularly for a project like this where there are a number of interests. We would encourage any groups that have interest in the care of the Presqu’ile lighthouse to contact the park superintendent to explore partnership opportunities.” The lighthouse, originally built from limestone in 1840, was clad in cedar
shingles 54 years later to prevent further decay. Workers from preservation experts, Skyhigh Restoration, were at the site early last week to replace damaged or missing shingles on the outer wall. “It’s so piddley little,” said Skyhigh boss Tom Plue. “The building is really in very precarious shape.” “There’s no air circulation in there whatsoever,” he added. “And that’s what’s making it fall apart. The moisture got in between the walls and kept working its way in.” Renowned historical architect and preservation advocate Peter Stokes agrees.
“There’s no point in trying to keep the water out if the water is trapped inside,” he said. “It’s a critical situation. If the ventilation problem isn’t attended to fairly quickly, the whole thing is just going to fall in a pile of rocks. “When it was being used, of course, it was regularly ventilated by things being opened and shut.” Bastin points out, of all the advertising focused on attracting visitors to the area, none mention the lighthouse, one of the oldest on the Great Lakes. “We’ve got an icon here,” he said. “Something that’s more than 170 years old.”
“It’s not just conservation anymore,” says historical architect Peter Stokes. “It’s repair, so the thing doesn’t collapse in a pile of stones, to everyone’s embarrassment, after very carefully spending money keeping the shingles on the outside to keep the water from getting in. Water is already in and that’s the problem.” Photo: Ray Yurkowski
Ameliasburgh - “There used to be more than two dozen lighthouses in our area, stretching from Kingston harbour to Presqu’ile,” says Save Our Lighthouses executive director Marc Seguin. “Today, that number has been reduced to about six and, as poor shape as it’s in, the Presqu’ile lighthouse is one of the lucky ones. It’s still around.” Last weekend Seguin presented his case for local lighthouses during an illustrated talk on the history, architecture and uncertain future of our historic maritime symbols at the Ameliasburgh town hall. The Quinte Branch
of the Architectural Conservancy of Ontario sponsored the event. “These are important parts of our heritage,” he said, in an interview last week. “The marine heritage in Ontario is often overlooked but, without it, the province wouldn’t have developed at all. Shipping was the lifeblood of our province for well over 100 years.” “Presqu’ile was really important,” added Seguin. “It was really the only port in a storm for ships going from Kingston to Toronto for decades. It was the only place where they could safely stop, so it was really important to have that lighthouse there.”
Salvation Army relocates EMC News - The Municipality of Tweed would like to inform residents that the Salvation Army Food Bank and Thrift Shop has changed locations. They are now located on Metcalf Street, beside the Tweed Public Library and the Salvation Army Church. Hours of operation are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. “We are happy to announce that the operation of the Food Bank and Thrift Shop won’t change, we want to be part of the community and continue to offer these important services,” say Captains Orest and Tracy Goyak. “We thank all the people in the community that have
generously donated their goods and services, and look for continued support for partnering in giving hope today!” The Salvation Army operates thrift shops and food banks across Canada. They offer a new way to serve, through retail and recycling! People that shop or make donations help make a big difference in their neighbourhoods, including; vouchers for individuals and families to redeem clothing and/or other items, contribute to Salvation Army programs and services, help provide food for people in need, and steer huge amounts of household waste away from local landfills.
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Presqu’ile - the only port in a storm
EMC B Section - Thursday, November 22, 2012
The sky’s the limit for Island Park resident
Before the plane ride: from left, Island Park resident Helen (Thain) Rodgers, who at 91, wanted to fly in a plane once again; Krista Hazlewood of Island Park who made it all possible; and the pilot Vanessa Adams, of Elmhirst’s Resort who provided the ride for free. Photo: Sue Dickens By Sue Dickens
“We want to enable people to do something they’ve always dreamt of and don’t want to let age hold them back,” said Krista Hazlewood, lifestyle consultant/ director of recreation at Island Park Retirement
EMC Lifestyles - Campbellford - The sky’s the limit for Helen (Thain) Rodgers who at 91 years of age decided to follow her dream, an airplane ride over Trent Hills.
Community. “This is what our company Specialty Living stands for,” she added. “As part of our Zest for Life program we focus on individual dreams for our residents by providing the opportunity for them to be inspired in fulfilling their life’s dreams,” she said. Sitting in the van used by the retirement home for transportation EMC went along for the ride, well part of the ride anyway. Rodgers was quite calm about her pending flight. Hazlewood had learned about her “dream” to fly in an airplane again during interviews with residents that had been conducted by Sue Dempsey who was doing a work placement as part of her training to become a Personal Support Worker (PSW). “Just because you are living in a retirement home it doesn’t mean that life is over. Actually it can mean that life has just begun,” said Hazlewood. “We want to break the mould that all you do when you get old is play bingo or play cards,” she added. “My philosophy as a program director is if there is something you want to do let me know about it and I will do my best to make it happen.” For Rodgers it was the chance to spread her wings so to speak and go on a new adventure. A newcomer to Island Park, Rodgers was a school teacher for 17 years. She became a special education specialist while teaching in Stirling. In fact she was teaching
when her husband Don (now deceased) decided to learn to fly. So Rodgers is no stranger to riding in airplanes. “My husband had taken flying lessons so I thought if I was going to be up in the air with him I wanted to know what was going on,” she said with a grin. The couple flew out of the Oak Hills Flying Club at the and excited all at the same time Helen Rodgers clambers out of the Piper Stirling airport, Calm aircraft after her ride while the pilot Vanessa Adams stands by in case this something that be- independent adventurer needs a hand. Rodgers, 91, seemed to have no trouble came a regular so- negotiating the pontoons. This was her first ride on a float plane. Photo: Sue cial event when they Dickens would meet friends for fly-in breakfasts. manager. turning to dry land, calm It was then she decided to “The resort is going to but obviously excited about earn her co-pilot’s licence. treat you to your flight to- her adventure in the sky. “I love to fly a plane and day,” she said with the sur“I like challenges,” she I love to travel,” she com- prise offer. said after settling back into mented. “And you just keep on the van. This is a woman who dreaming,” she added grin“The flight was everyknows what she likes and ning. thing I dreamed it would she does it. Vanessa Adams, the re- be,” she added quite aniAn Amelia Earhart in the sort’s pilot was waiting at mated over the whole expemaking perhaps? the dock with the float plane rience. It was a day of mixed warmed up and ready for its On the return trip to Isweather, the day of this ad- newest passenger. land Park Hazlewood told venture as some wet snow It was a Piper PA-12, a EMC about others at Island flew by the windows of the three-seater single engine Park who have dreams too. van while en route. plane that took Rodgers “We have a couple of la“I am not a bit afraid of high above Rice Lake, 600 dies who want to go up in a heights,” she said, admit- feet high to be exact. hot air balloon and another ting she doesn’t like snakes Climbing on board with person who wants to go on much though. the ease and agility of an a snowmobile ride … and “I just love to fly in an 18-year-old Rodgers settled someone who would like airplane and watch what is into the back seat grinning a ride in a cutter pulled by below,” she said calmly. from ear to ear. horses.” This was going to be her The plane taxied out onto She hopes someone will first time on a float plane, the lake and the sound of read this article and have the however, and she was look- the engine could be heard ability to help Island Park ing forward to it without resonating over the water make this happen for these trepidation. for the entire 20-minute residents. Arriving at Elmhirst’s flight. “It is Island Park’s goal Resort on Rice Lake, Rod“This was the most beau- to continue to achieve more gers was greeted by Wilma tiful flight I’ve ever been individuals’ hopes and Anderson, guest services on,” said Rodgers after re- dreams.”
Weekday matinees at the Aron Theatre Co-operative EMC Entertainment - after dark, and to meet this Campbellford - Starting demand we have decided to Wednesday, November add a mid-week matinee 28, the Aron Theatre Co- program,” explains David operative will introduce a Lyon, general manager. weekday matinee. Screen“Although we want to ings will start at 1:30 p.m. make every effort to meet and most shows should be the needs of our customers, finished by 3:30 p.m. the weekday matinee pro“We have been getting gram is an experiment for an increasing number of us,” said Russ Christianrequests from some of our son, President of the co-op. older customers for a mati- “Provided we get decent nee show. A number of numbers attending in the patrons have indicated that first month, we will continLUX-DealerAd-BellvilleEMC_v3.pdf 1 10/23/12 2:33 PM they prefer not to be driving ue this program through-
out the winter months,” he continued. The movies shown for the weekday matinees will be a combination of Hollywood films and recently released “art” films from around the world. All will be specifically selected to appeal to a mature audience. Whenever possible the Aron will also screen the same movie on the Wednesday evening for those not able to attend the matinee. The weekday matinee
program for the first four weeks will include the following films (Note: films may be subject to change.): November 28 - Stories We Tell, Directed by Sarah Polley at 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. December 5 - Take This Waltz, Directed by Sarah Polley at 1:30 only December 12 - The Master at 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. December 19 - Midnight’s Children, Directed by Deepa Mehta at 1:30 and 7:30 p.m.
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Sheila Wray Gregoire EMC Lifestyles - I’m addicted to Diet Pepsi. I don’t drink a lot of it: usually only a can a day, and I make myself wait until 11:30 before popping it open. But that urge hits me by 10:45. I turn to Diet Pepsi because I’m not a coffee person. Nevertheless, I’m a big fan of
caffeine. And so I drink Diet Pepsi, knowing that caffeine and aspartame are bad for me, because I figure the pick me up outweighs the potential dangers. I know what I need to do: I need to sleep more so I don’t need the caffeine. That, however, requires effort. And so I turn to the quick fix. We live in a quick fix society. We spend money on lottery tickets rather than investing in our RRSPs on the hope that we can turn ten dollars into one million. Sexually we turn to pornography and erotica for instant gratification, rather than doing the hard work of communication, commitment, and vulnerability that rela-
The Good Earth: EMC Lifestyles - It seems to be that time of year, Gentle Reader, when there is so much happening it is difficult to focus on just one topic. So, here is another O&S. O&S #1 Afghanistan Repatriation Memorial. It was my great privilege to have played a small part in the construction of this memorial. It seems that a person has torn out some of the plantings in an apparent act of vandalism. I’m sure everyone has noted that the actual monument has not been damaged. I know the city has responded quickly and the plants have been replaced. I have read many of the comments in the local newspapers and heard the talk around town. I’d like to bring in another perspective, one of grace. Memorials of this type bring out strong emotions in people including anger, guilt, grief, despair, sadness and helplessness. Many
people, and I certainly include myself, are sometimes not able to deal with the overwhelming strength of these emotions in a controlled, rational manner. Is it possible that the person who ripped up a few plants was experiencing some of those feelings and directed them toward plants instead of the monument? We don’t know. If so, then perhaps we might direct our thoughts to compassion. It could turn out to be an act of vandalism and there are methods with which to respond if that is so. My thoughts are to step back, calm down and keep an open mind. O&S #2: Leafing your Carbon. A repeat of last week’s O&S#1 in the hope that it was an off week and Gentle Reader has returned to the column. Far too many bags of leaves are being set out on the curb for municipal pickup; 99 per cent of the work for creat-
Our quick fix society
tionships entail. We buy freezer meals rather than cooking. We pull into the Tim Hortons drivethrough rather than brewing our own coffee. We click the “Like” button on Facebook to show our solidarity rather than picking up the phone and calling a friend. Perhaps the reason we chase after leisure and ease so much is because it seems attainable. Take, for instance, the food we eat. Today we choose food based on “what do I feel like eating?” rather than “what is left in the pantry?” We have it easy. When your family had to raise everything you ate, you couldn’t afford to waste anything. That’s why unlike the pre-
vailing opinion that most of Scottish cuisine is based on a dare, I think most of it was based on necessity. “Hmmm, we have nothing left except the sheep intestines and bladder. Wonder what we could do with those?” This quest to eat stuff up explains fruitcake, too. Our ancestors had all this dried fruit they had to do something with, so they put it in a cake to make it slightly more palatable. Now that we have chocolate cheesecake, though, fruitcake no longer serves any useful purpose. While we may gladly bid adieu to fruitcake, though, I fear we are guilty of tossing aside some of the good things that our culture used
to understand. We believe, for instance, that hard work was once a means to success and leisure. Now that success and leisure may be garnered without as much hard work, then hard work is no longer necessary. Yet what if hard work was not just a means to an end, but was actually an end in and of itself? After all, look at the people who have achieved mega success in our culture with very little work. How many of the reality TV stars who grace our magazine covers are content with their lives? After reading of detox centres and breakups and affairs, it’s hard to believe that they have achieved real joy. Hard work, on the other
hand, gave people purpose, satisfaction and a sense of empowerment. It may be the antithesis of our quick fix society, but it should not be abandoned. The character that was built by working hard and then reaping the reward built the very culture that our quick fixes are now tearing down. I know we can’t go backwards, and I’m too rooted in this culture to do so anyway. As soon as I’m finished this column, I’ll reach into the fridge and pull out another Diet Pepsi. But there’s still a part of me that says, “There is a better way.” I hope we never stop hearing that little voice urging us to higher things.
Odds & Sods #6 ing your own leaf mould (Mother Nature’s original soil amendment before somebody drained a peat bog) has been done. Just find an outdoors out-of-the-way spot to leave the bags over the winter. In the spring, stomp on the bag before opening and then pour the dried up bits over any growing area, veggie plot, flower beds or lawns. The only carbon footprint made will be the imprint of your size 10’s on the bag. O&S#3 Horticulture and Education. Landscape Ontario Horticultural Trades Association is actively involved in our schools promoting the industry. This week just past, I was privileged to be involved in a Teacher’s Carousel hosted by the East Central Ontario Training Board. At this event, teachers were invited to meet with representatives of the Skilled Trades to focus on
maths and sciences. From my perspective, it is not enough to know formulae or scientific facts; we have to be able to relate such things to real situations. In other words, there needs to be a marrying up of the academic with the practical. Next week, Terry Childs from Nature’s Way in Gananoque will be representing our industry at a Trade Fair in Kingston with St. Lawrence College. Teachers, parents and students, horticulture can provide a good, profitable and satisfying career, but there is no room for ignorance. O&S#4 Cut Christmas Trees. These dead trees are beginning to clutter up the garden centres, gas station parking lots and occasional church or school yard. The air is redolent with the stench of rotting tree carcasses. When customers come to purchase these green fuzzy sticks, they ask many questions, some
not being thought out as well as they could be. Now, I want you to know, GR, that none of my customers have ever been heard to ask any of these questions. I’ve just collected these from word of mouth, you understand. How much? Is this all you have? (Okay, those two were for the benefit of us folk who sell these things; they’re the two most common questions and often asked as the customer is standing in front of the prices sign surveying the entire lot.) Can I put this ten-foot-tall tree in my Mini Cooper? (Yes you can, we were very surprised at how much of the tree did fit inside.) If I buy the big tree bag, can I store the tree until next winter? (Of course, that way you won’t have to buy a Yule Log for the fireplace next year.) How did you prune the tree to grow inside the wrapping? (A true question.) Are the Scotch pines really from Scotland? How come you’re not a PC
Dan Clost (politically correct) place? You sell white pine, where’s the black pine? (Pinus nigra makes a lousy cut Christmas tree, that’s why.) If I buy an eight-foot tree and ask you to cut a foot off the bottom, shouldn’t I only have to pay the seven-foot cost? What kind of fertiliser do I use? A bit of explanation for this next one: Fraser Firs are a premium tree known for hanging on to their needles longer than any of the other cut trees. Question: I know where the Fraser River Valley is but where is the Balsam River Valley?
Bonin’s work appearing at exhibition in Italy EMC Lifestyles - Stirling When local artist Donna Bonin wraps up her annual art show and sale at her home studio on Oak Lake this weekend, she’s heading to Italy for her first exhibition there. Bonin, a retired school
teacher who continues to offer art instruction, is beginning to earn an international reputation and was one of 24 artists from around the world invited to participate in the Florence exhibition at the Auditorium of the Duomo. The show is titled
The Modern Masters and Bonin has few details on the other participants but notes it is a privilege to be among those given consideration. And while exhibiting artists are often required to send a portfolio, “I didn’t have to do that.” It all came about,
Bonin says, as a result of a spring show this year in New York and the exposure that resulted. And a “huge and favourable” piece in Artis Magazine didn’t hurt either. Bonin explains that while she was allowed to send as many as ten paintings to Europe for the month-long December show, she eventually opted to send only four, with shipping costs being prohibitive. But making the selection was no easy process.
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Oak Lake artist Donna Bonin is coming to the end of a very busy 2012. An April show in New York led to an invitation to participate in “The Modern Masters” show in Florence, Italy, through the month of December. Bonin will attend the opening.
While the show in New York offered new opportunities, it also created some limitations, she says. The Agora Gallery there presented her work in exhibition as well as on their web site where Bonin was allowed to sub-
mit photos of 16 works to be sold under their representation. So having committed “my biggest and my best” paintings to another gallery, she was left deciding which paintings of the many, many Please see “She’s” on page 7B
Amsterdam’s changing image
The Red Light District’s prostitute statue. By John M. Smith
EMC Lifestyles - When I ask people what comes to mind when they think of Amsterdam, the most popular response (often accompanied by a nervous giggle) is to its famous “Red Light District.” After all, Amsterdam has long had a reputation as a very open, tolerant, and liberal destination, with its raunchy sex shops and shows, its legalized prostitution, with the women “advertising” in their red-lit store windows, and its “Cof-
fee Shops” with its marijuana and hashish. A stroll through this seedy area has been a popular tourist attraction for a very long time (the area dates back to the 14th century). However, Amsterdam’s city council has recently announced plans to do a major cleanup of the area, and to introduce tough new legislation aimed at reducing criminal activity and corruption here. “Project 1012,” named after the area’s postal code, plans “to strengthen the
area’s unique character and stimulate an economic upgrade.” Prostitution will still be legal here, but the actual number of streets in the Red Light District will be reduced, and some of the former brothel windows and sex trade buildings will be converted into trendy new shops, hotels, and restaurants. There will also still be coffee shops, with cannabis freely smoked, but there will be fewer of them, too, and as of January, 2013, they will no longer be open to tourists. They’ll then be considered to be “private clubs,” limited to Dutch residents who are older than 18 and who carry a so-called “dope card.” It will be interesting to watch this transformation, which is expected to take “at least ten years” of changes, what it will do to the city core itself and to its tourism industry. One local told me this cleanup could actually cause greater problems, for “it could ultimately lessen the number of tourists who visit and therefore hurt our economy.” This same individual told me that “many young tourists have been attracted here because of our liberal drug laws, and if they can no longer visit the coffee shops legally, they may illegally buy off the streets which would lead to major drug trafficking
“Coffee shops” for marijuana use are plentiful.
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problems.” Yet another person worried about what the new drug laws would do to the annual “Cannabis Cup,” which is held in Amsterdam every autumn, where visitors have traditionally been able to sample such foods as hemp burgers, and the coffee shops have competed for the distinction of best marijuana and best hemp products.
to the millions of people around the world who earn their money in prostitution.” We also encountered several narrow streets in this area, with beautiful old buildings that were leaning at a variety of angles. There were also tree-lined canals and unique “establishments,” including a radio station in one of the for-
Amsterdam’s Red Light District is, indeed, a fascinating area of the city, but the city has many other intriguing attractions, too, including several important museums such as Rijksmuseum, Stedelijk Museum, Van Gogh Museum, and Anne Frank House; parks including the Botanical Gardens and Vondelpark;
Amsterdam’s “Pink Points” offer gay and lesbian information.
The project poses an interesting dilemma and it will take time to see what really happens: regeneration or regression? Could this cleanup project negatively affect tourist revenue? Would tourists really be “turned off” by a cleaner, safer downtown core? On my last visit to Amsterdam, I did the “touristy stroll” through this infamous area, with my guide, and the area was, indeed, quite popular and sleazy and the majority of the visitors appeared to be simply curious onlookers, like me. It’s as if we just wanted to know what all the fuss was about. There were not a lot of tourist cameras in view here, for no photography of the “working women” is allowed, and it’s strictly enforced. We walked past a bronze statue of a prostitute which, according to former prostitute Mariska Majoor, is “meant to show respect
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mer cubicles, a marijuana museum, an “Erotic Museum,” and a “Prostitution Information Centre.” As we strolled along, it quickly became apparent that the upgrading and revitalization of this area was already in progress. For example, we passed the 14th century ‘‘Oude Kerk” a Gothic-style church which is now being renovated, and I was told by my guide that the brothel windows, located very near this beautiful old church, are scheduled to be closed soon. We also passed several restored Delft houses and newly transformed exhibition space and studios. The mayor says great strides have already been made in this ongoing cleanup project, and he’s “pleased to be able to do my bit.”
and squares such as Rembrandt, Dam, and Leidse. There are, of course, windmills to check out, too, and cyclists “rule,” for there are more bicycles than cars, and tourists must be very careful, for these aggressive two-wheeled riders assume that they have the right of way! Furthermore, Amsterdam’s many canals have led to this Dutch city being referred to as “the Venice of the North,” so any visitor should include a cruise along some of these canals and under several of the city’s picturesque bridges, including its most famous, “Magere Brug,” Skinny Bridge. I’d also recommend a visit to Amsterdam’s “Bloemenmarkt,” the world’s only floating flower market.
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By Bill Freeman
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EMC Entertainment - Peterborough - Norwood’s award winning mega rockers Three Days Grace are coming home to Peterborough for a rare series of intimate club gigs December 11, 12 and 13 at The Venue to raise money for three worthy charities including the James Fund which is dedicated to the indomitable spirit of Peterborough’s James Birrell. It’s been at least five years since the chart-topping band performed in the Peterborough area. They memorably rocked the Asphodel-Norwood Community Centre in a special concert to help the Norwood Lions Club. This past summer they headlined Big Music Fest at Zwicks Park in Belleville. The band has sold over six million albums in the United States alone and has proud roots in Norwood where bassist Brad Walst and lead singer and guitarist Adam Gontier went to school and cut their musical chops around
Three Days Grace is returning home for three fund-raising gigs at The Venue in Peterborough December 11, 12 and 13 with My Darkest Days, another big-time international act with Norwood roots, opening up. Photo: Courtesy of threedaysgrace.com
the area with their band Groundswell. Peterborough’s Neil Sanderson on drums and guitarist Barry Stock round out the superstar band. Their latest album, Transit of Venus, is already a hit. My Darkest Days, another Norwood band that’s shot to fame, will open all three shows. MDD has been headlining concerts across the United States supporting their new album and spent much of the summer opening for Nickelback on North America’s biggest stages. The December 11 concert will aid the James Fund, the largest umbrella group in Canada for neuroblastoma families with its roots in Peterborough. The organization has funded cuttingedge research into the rare children’s cancer. On December 12 the bands will play for Road Recovery which is “dedicated to helping young people battle addiction and other adversities by harnessing the influence of entertainment industry professionals
who have confronted similar crises and wish to share their experience, knowledge and resources.” The final December 13 gig will support the Herbie Fund which brings children from around the world to the Hospital for Sick Children for “live-saving or life-altering surgeries, surgeries that are not available in their home countries because of high costs and lack of medical expertise.” All three shows are being presented by The Wolf 101.5 FM. Tickets for the Three Days of Giving concerts are available at Ticketmaster outlets, Live Nation and the Rogers Wireless Box Office. Three Days Grace is partnering with CID Entertainment to offer $200 VIP packages for all three shows; the packages include general admission tickets with early entrance, a meet and greet with band members and a 3DG T-shirt. All the profits from the VIP sales go to the respective nightly charities.
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EMC News - Norwood The Havelock and District ATV Club continues to press its case to have Peterborough County’s ATV bylaw expanded to allow trail users access to the village of Havelock and Cordova Mines. Club president and Havelock-Belmont-Methuen Eastern Ontario Trails Alliance (EOTA) representative Phil Higgins offered input during a public meeting in Norwood on the oneyear-old bylaw. As part of the legislation, the bylaw, which expires at the end of November, must undergo a public review which will form the basis of a report to county council by public works manager Chris Brad-
ley. “We’re not here to talk about banning ATVs or opening everything up,” said Bradley, “It’s to get material and feedback so I can report to council so they can make a decision on where they’d like to go.” The bylaw allows short sections of gravel shoulders on county roads within townships with ATV bylaws to be used to connect to existing trails. HBM has its own ATV bylaw and is the only municipality in the county with an agreement in place that allows county road use on designated sections. “I’m not about ATVs and ATVs alone,” Higgins stressed. “We are truly looking to develop a mul-
tiuse trail with other trails that are out there.” The EOTA has over 2,400 kilometres of developed trails stretching to the Quebec border with links to Cordova Mines and an eight-kilometre stretch into Belmont Township; the club has developed over 100 kilometres of its own township trails and Higgins says there’s potential to access 6,000 kilometres of trail if the county would “expand” local access through its bylaw. “It’s not about using the road as an ATV trail; it’s to safely connect short sections of road to the trail and to other trails and to economic services,” Higgins said. “Using the roads to connect to trails is a privilege and
there’s a set of rules that govern use.” “In terms of safe use of ATVs on roads the county’s bylaw has been a resounding success,” he said. “No doubt about it, the problems are disappearing.” But the bylaw is too restrictive, Higgins adds because it limits county road connections to one kilometre or less and only on the gravel shoulders on permitted county roads. Trail users are stopped 2.8 kilometres short of Havelock; they are also “disconnected” from Cordova and “stranded” at Twin Lakes. “The only legal thing they can do is turn around and spend their money elsewhere,” Higgins said. “That one piece [at the 7th Line and County Road 48] would give trail users access to the village. This bylaw doesn’t support the economic benefits to be gained from tourism.” Higgins and the ATV Club want to work “constructively” with the county to remedy these shortcomings. “We need more connections and longer connections. We’re not talking miles and miles, just something a little bit longer” in order to make it possible for trail users to access services in places like Havelock and Cordova. Riders access Tim Hortons in Madoc and Bancroft but can’t in Havelock, Higgins noted. Even if an ATV were legally able to move from a trail to Havelock it would not be able to visit its economic core because George Street is a county road and doesn’t have gravel shoulders. “Let’s look at the distance by connecting the trail to the community.”
Batawa Riverfront Trail proposal presented to Public Works signs and a parking area. It is also designed to protect the shoreline of the river, improving water quality downstream. Heather Candler from Batawa Development Corporation noted the Batawa Lions Club has adopted that part of the highway at the end of the trail. Sacred Heart School will include it in their curriculum with environmental studies. “It’s a great partnership,” she said. “We are glad to lend support.” Jim Alyea asked, “Where does Parks Canada land end?” He said he thought it went right up to the shoreline along the river. Chris Angelo of Public Works said the city has identified that the majority of the land belongs to the city. The road allowance was acquired from the province. “The city owns right up to the edge,” he noted. Alyea said there is not a lot of room there by the edge of the river, especially on lands owned by Sonoco. He asked if this will be a multi-use trail open to ATVs. Gray said the design is up to the city. “Whatever the city wants to do with it,” Gray said. “We have the chance to build a nice trail.” Keith Reid noted that the Lower Trent Trail from Trenton to Frankford is cut
off for walking only. Gray said he has no control over it. It is the Lower Trent Trail. “Whatever the stakeholders want,” he said. Chuck Naphan said there is a trail further north for uninterrupted travel. “It is a marvellous thing,” he said. “It could be a drawing card to the Trent Severn system. It would be a shame not to take advantage of it. One continuous trail would be especially advantageous with a new marina.” Mayor John Williams asked Heather Candler if Batawa allows motorized vehicles on their trails. Candler said, “Yes, it is open to every type of use.” She acknowledged that in some areas they had put up barriers to prevent dumping garbage on the property. Jim Harrison said he had concerns about the steep bank along the waterfront part of the trail. John Harris asked if the city would have more maintenance and liability with this trail on its land. Angelo said there would be no additional maintenance, but the grass clearing would be continued. He added that there is liability insurance for the trail. “We have ATVs on the road now,” he noted. He added that a multi-use paved trail is the first part of a vision for the waterfront.
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Vehicles being vandalized in Campbellford area EMC News - Campbellford - Between November 5 and November 10 Northumberland OPP received four reports of motor vehicles having windows or lights smashed on them in Campbellford. Complainants have reported to OPP that during overnight hours on various dates between Monday, November 5, and Saturday,
November 10, unknown persons have been committing mischief to parked vehicles. It is possible based on damage observed by OPP that a baseball bat is being used to cause the broken windshields and tail lights. The vehicles were in the residential areas of Cromwell, Naseby and North Streets and Trent Drive in
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Campbellford. One complainant indicated that on November 10, between 9 and 9:30 p.m., she observed a “newer, white, SUV type vehicle drive away from her residence in an erratic
manner.” She was unable to provide any further description of the suspect vehicle. Any persons who have had damage done to their vehicles during this time period, are asked to call in
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EMC B Section - Thursday, November 22, 2012
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Denault. Belleville Public Library, 6 p.m.,Thursday Nov. 29 Quinte Region Crokinole Club, every Tuesday, 7 p.m., Avaya building at 250 Sidney St., Belleville, south entrance. Cost is $4.00. http://www.qrcc.ca . For info: Dave Brown at 613-967-7720 or Louis Gauthier at 613-849-0690.
The Belleville & District Olde Tyme Fiddlers Assoc. Christmas party on Sunday, Nov 25, Belleville Fish & Game Hall, Elmwood Dr.,1 pm. Round and square dancing. Open Mic. Lunch after the party.
National Farmers Union, Local 334 Annual General Meeting and guest speaker Martin Gooch. Thursday Nov. 29, Thurlow Community Centre. AGM for members, 5:30-6:30pm. Free to the public, 6:30-9pm: “Successfully Adapting to a Changing Consumer”. Appetizers and dessert. RSVP by Nov. 25 to Mary, tomarfarms@yahoo. ca, 613-478-2340 or John, johnb@ xplornet.ca, 613-471-1234
Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous meets Wednesday, 7 p.m. in Hillcrest Community Centre, 69 Centre St, Belleville. No dues or fees for members. For info: Susan at 613-471-0228 or Hilly at 613-354-6036 or visit foodaddicts.org.
3rd Annual Mistletoe Magic Artisan Show and Sale. Raffle on handmade items donated in support of Adam’s Hope, a non-profit charity dedicated to helping families affected by autism. Sunday, November 25, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.; River Inn, River Rd., Corbyville
Belleville Toastmasters Speakeasy Club meets every Thursday Noon, 12:00-1:00, Eastminster Church. Guests and new members are welcome. Become a confident speaker (overcome the stress)
The Bethany Community Centre is hosting a “Bethany Holiday Tradeshow”, Saturday November 24,10 am - 4 pm. 717 Casey Rd, Belleville, (4 kms east of Hwy 37).
OMNI Holiday Gift Show, Sunday Nov 25, 11am-4pm, Sir James Whitney Campus in Building Q, Belleville. Vendors and local artisans, bake sale table. The classroom is available for your children while you shop. Belleville Club 39 Dance, Belleville Fish and Game Club Hall, Friday November 23. 8pm to Midnight. Singles and Couples welcome Members $10, non members $12. Lunch. For info call 613392-9631 or 613-966-6596 Seniors 5-pin Bowling Tuesdays, 1 p.m. Come and meet new friends for fun and fellowship. Belleville Pro Bowl, Bayview Mall. Call Ken 613-962-3429 November 28 - Quinte Film Alternative - Great Movie Wednesday! Featuring Bernie – Jack Black stars in this eccentric true story of a mortician facing harsh justice. Rated PG. The Empire Theatre - 2:00 and 7:30 pm. Everyone is welcome. More info at 613-480-6407 or visit www.quintefilmalternative.ca A Season in Time: Super Mario, Killer, St. Patrick, The Great One, and the Unforgettable 1992-93 NHL Season; a presentation by Todd
The Ontario Early Years Centre at Family Space supports families learning through play. Drop-in playrooms are located at 301 MacDonald Ave., Belleville. Open 6 days a week. For info: www.familyspace. ca or 613-966-9427. The Belleville Garden Club Annual Meeting & Christmas Pot Luck, Tuesday November 27, 6:00 pm, Moira Secondary School, 275 Farley Avenue, cafeteria. Bring a main dish or dessert, plate, cup and cutlery. Sheila Simmons will be doing ikebana demonstrations. New members always welcome. Nutritious, frozen meals distributed every Friday, 2-4 p.m. from the 60 Bridge St. E. entrance of Bridge Street Church, Belleville. There is no cost and no pre-ordering is required. To register, show ID on your first visit for each participating family member. Quinte Secular Humanist Association, Secular Ontario Update. November 25, 1:30 p.m., Loyalist College, Training and Development Centre, Pioneer Building room P-22, Wallbridge-Loyalist Rd. The Canadian Hearing Society offers Walk In Wednesdays from
10 am-noon and 2-4pm. Speak to a Hearing Care Counsellor. No appointment necessary. Bayview Mall, 470 Dundas St. E Belleville The Quinte Humane Society Christmas items and baking sale, Quinte Mall, Saturday, November 24, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. All proceeds to the shelter. Located near the food court. Personal Solutions to Climate Change. Cam Mather lives off-grid and is the author of several books. He will outline strategies for reducing your carbon footprint. Quinte Field Naturalist meeting, Monday, Nov. 26, 7:30pm, Bridge Street United Church, Belleville. Free
BRIGHTON The Annual Christmas bazaar fundraiser for Maplewood Long Term Care, Brighton has been cancelled. Sunday, November 25, 1-5 pm, Stoney and the Sundance Band Open Mic Jamboree, Brighton Legion, Park Street. Bar and lunch. November 27, The Brighton Horticultural Society Annual General Meeting and Pot Luck Dinner, Brighton Community Centre. Results of the 2012 photo competition will also be announced. Visitors welcomed Brighton Legion, Fri Nov. 23rd Down Homer Pub Night, Jigs, Boiled Dinner with blueberry grunt. Dinner 6-7. The McGreedy and Hartman show 7-close. $15.00 Goods, Services and Talents will be auctioned off to the highest bidder at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, 48 Sanford St, Brighton, Friday, November 30, 7pm. Proceeds to be donated to our various Outreach Programs. Free admission.
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At Westgate Lodge, Belleville, on Friday, November 16, 2012. Barbara (Young) West, of Madoc, in her 75th year. Wife of 59 years of Arthur West. Mother of Wayne and Darla; Steven and Gillian; Paul and Karen; Teresa and Sandy (Fraser), and Jennifer and Murray (Dale). Grandmother of Jason, Matthew and Victoria, and Carrie and Keith Smith. Great grandmother of Olivia. Sister of Jim Young, Karen Smith and the late Viola Hayes. Sister-in-law of Lois Jones, Irene Bensley, Doreen Ashe and the late Mac and Gerald West. Aunt of Judy Smith and Bonnie Thompson. Cremation has taken place. The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc, from 7-9 p.m. Thursday and from 2 p.m. Friday, November 23 with memorial service at 3:00 p.m. www.mcconnellfuneralhome.ca MUMBY: Alan Donald
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At Kingston General Hospital, on Sunday, November 18, 2012. Alan Mumby of Marmora in his 80th year. Son of the late Wilbur & Alice Mumby. Husband of Lucy (Shannon). Father of Kathryn (Les Post), Courtice; Mike (Lorraine), Calgary; Tim (Mary Ann Jamieson), Kingston; Aaron (Lisa), Oshawa & Neil, Tete Jaune Cache BC. Brother of Marion Carnrike, Belleville; Bill, Marmora and the late Phyllis Young, John & Hilda Thompson. Grandfather of Emma Post, Griffin Mumby, Kerry Post, Jamie Mumby, Kirsten Mumby & Shawn Mumby. Cremation has taken place. The family will receive friends at the McConnell Funeral Home, Marmora from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral service in the Marmora Chapel, on Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. Interment Sacred Heart Cemetery. Donations: Kingston General Hospital Foundation or Heart of Hastings Hospice. (www.mcconnellfuneralhome.ca)
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2012 WINTER SALE Factory incentive on the ECL 1400. Limited quantity.
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Scrap vehicles. Will pay $150+. Ray Brown’s Auto Fr ee and Light Duty Towing 613-394-3335 pickup
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DAVIS, Frances In loving memory of a dear wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother who passed way Nov. 13, 2003. We still recall the way she looked, Her voice, her laugh, her smile. And all the things she did. Are with us all the while. Down the path of memories. The light will never dim. Until the stars no longer shine - Sadly missed by Larry and family
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ROSE, Rosemarie (Penney) November 23, 2011 In loving memory of our dear daughter, who left us one year ago We do not need a special day To bring you to our mind. The days we do not think of you Are very hard to find It broke our hearts to lose you, But you didn’t go alone For part of us went with you. The day God called you home. Always in our minds. Forever in our hearts. - Mom & Dad (Matthew & Elizabeth Penney)
Dec 8 from 2 to 4 Cordova Rec Hall Best wishes and memories only
Battery powered scooter, 4 wheel Autogo 550 Ultralight. Like new. 705-924-2115.
WEST: Barbara Jean
Wanted- hobby farm with any style 3 bedroom home and outbuildings with good water supply and road access. Gerry Hudson, Kingston (613)449-1668 Sales Representative Rideau Town and Country Realty Ltd, Brokerage (613)273-5000.
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The Family of the late Doug Werden, who passed away on October 19, 2012, would like to extend thanks to all who provided loving care during the last two years and at the time of Doug’s passing. Special Thanks to Dr. Levesque and staff at the BGH Oncology. Thanks to Carol Taylor and staff at the access center, Para-med nurse Sherry and Von PSW’s who made it possible for Doug to remain comfortable at home. To all who sent cards, flowers, food and made donations we thank you. Sheila, Daughters and Son’s-in-law.
Standing timber, hard maple, soft maple, ash, red and white oak, etc. Quality workmanship guaranteed. (613)847-1665.
James Douglas WerDen
Stove Pellets, 40lbs bags, $4.75 per bag plus HST. Low Ash/moisture, high BTU. firstname.lastname@example.org or 613-847-5457
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Passed away peacefully on Tuesday October 30, 2012 at Pleasant Meadow Manor, Norwood, in his 98th year. Beloved husband of Rose. Cherished father of Anne E., Janet L., Peter (Lori), and the late Daniel. Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He will also be greatly missed by extended family and friends. A memorial service will be held at the Legion, Hastings, on Saturday November 24, 2012 at 11 a.m. Donations in his memory to the “Leave The Streets Behind” - a fund for homeless veterans, or a charity of your choice would be appreciated. A special thank you to Rose and Fred’s neighbours for their kind words and donations to the Campbellford Memorial Hospital. Arrangements entrusted to NISBETT FUNERAL HOME, Peterborough, 705-745-3211.
Sometimes a memory from our childhood tickles My thoughts and makes me smile Remember….how we poked and teased …Christmas Eve’s when we couldn’t sleep …When we chased each other and laughed …Our first day back at school ….those summer nights These are just a few of the memories that mean so much because we shared them together. And now, even though we can’t see each other everyday, You are still in my thoughts… And in my heart Love and miss you Sis, always Debbie, Leo and family
Cedar posts, poles and rails, various sizes, machine peeled or bark on. Also firewood available year-round. Call for prices, delivery extra. Greg Davis (613)478-6346.
We have the key to unlock locked-in pension funds. Free consultation. To relieve financial stress, call 613-779-8008.
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EMC B Section - Thursday, November 22, 2012
hardware 7 NORTH TRENT ST. FRANKFORD
Wanted. Model engines. For live steam, gasoline, air. Also wanted steam toys and antique or vintage electric toy trains. 613-968-5200. Wanted- small profitable business for cash. Any location considered. Gerry Hudson, Kingston (613)449-1668 Sales Representative Rideau Town and Country Realty Ltd, Brokerage (613)273-5000. Wanted: Standing timber, mature hard/softwood. Also wanted, natural stone, cubicle or flat, any size. 613-968-5182. EMC Classifieds
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Bedding & Feed: Shavings for $4.75/each, bedding pellets for $4.00/each, Tiz Whiz grain for $15/each and Triple Crown grain for $25/each. plus HST. email@example.com or 613-847-5457
Dog Grooming by Bernadette. Professional services with TLC. New clients welcome. 550 Trenton-Frankford Rd, 1 minute north of 401. (613)243-8245. German Shepherd Pups black or sable DDR workline AKC parents vet check health guarantee $450. (613)802-2757 firstname.lastname@example.org Purebred Beagle Pups. Bred for conformation colour and field ability. Wormed and all necessary shots. $150. 613-396-5880.
2400 square foot commercial building with 12’x12’ overhead door for rent in Stirling Industrial Park, 400 Front St., West. Includes washroom and office space. Rents for $950/month + HST, property taxes ($270/month), water and sewer ($73/month), heat and hydro extra. Available immediately. Suurdt Properties Ltd. (613)395-6460. Norwood, self-storage units now available. Various sizes. For more information, call (705)639-2258.
TrenTon WesT side 2 bedroom apt, close to school and downtown. Fridge, stove, heat, hydro & water included. $825.
Kenmau Ltd. (Since 1985)
Residential items only
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1999 Nissan Frontier, V6, 4x4, 5 speed. Florida truck, excellent condition, 183,000 miles. Certified and e-tested. $4,000/firm. 613-379-5380.
2 bedroom apt with private entrance, fridge, stove, heat & hydro incl. $775/mnth.
1998 Grand Marquis LS. Mint condition, 177,000 km. Gray with gray leather, loaded with all the bells and whistles. Call 613-966-5023 or 613-968-8823
2 bedroom in 4 plex. Kaladar. Available Dec. 1. $600 plus hydro. First/last. References required. 416-554-9746. Cozy newly renovated one bedroom apartment with two entrances, private backyard, deck, bedroom, eat-in kitchen, bathroom with tub, parking, new thermoglass windows, parking. In Marmora-Deloro. $600 everything inclusive. Call Cathy (647)269-8430 or Steven (647)208-1467.
TrenTon WesT side Two bedroom apartment in beautiful tri-plex building. New fridge & stove. Heat, hydro and water included. $825/month.
Kenmau Ltd. Belleville
West side (Front St.) 2 bedroom, main level with private entrance. Fridge & stove included. $650/mth + utilities. West side (King St.) 1 bedroom w/private entrance, fridge, stove, water incl. $550/mth.
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Airless spray painting, roofs & sides, steel roofs repairs. 5 & 6” seamless eavestrough, soffit, facia, gutterguard installed or delivered. Free estimates. 1(877)490-9914.
Bay Terrace I&II 334 Dundas St. E. Belleville Stunning 1 & 2 bdrm suites going fast! Great amenities - indoor pool, events, on-site mgmt. Drop in today!
Do you have a passion for travel? Enjoy the benefits of creating your own business. For people about to retire, stay at home parents and social networking enthusiasts. Join the Expedia CruiseShipCentersteam of travel professionals. Contact Erin Billings: email@example.com Phone: 613-969-0899
Saturdays, December 1&8
231 Frankford Rd. Come and see our selection of beautiful gift baskets, handmade beeswax candles and decorations and other gift products. Free hot cider and Christmas treats
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EMC B Section - Thursday, November 22, 2012
We are looking for someone with a minimum of 3 years direct sales and marketing experience; A team player with a strong business acumen and proven consultative selling skills; Excellent written, presentation, interpersonal, skills; A self-starter who can adapt quickly to changing environments and market trends; Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications. Interested candidates are requested to forward their resume to email@example.com
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Susan K. Bailey Marketing and Design has been working for over 25 years to create effective marketing that drives leads and makes an impression by offering original, market-tested promotions. Our services include design, print, mail, web site development and social media.
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, developing sales plans; Identifying/developing solutions that meet growth and revenue objectives; Preparation of proposals, presentations and documentation in support of sales activities; Negotiating contracts and agreements as required; Providing outstanding account management by managing the relationship with clients before, during and after a campaign; Working with our design team in the execution of client marketing programs; Staying current with industry trends and developments; and developing & maintaining strategic alliances / partnerships.
Christmas at the Honey House
Also bulk honey in your containers, comb honey, prepackaged liquid and creamed honey, beeswax skin cream, pollen, maple syrup and more. All honey is unpasteurized. Open Saturdays 10 am - 4 pm Closing Dec. 22 for the winter. 613-827-7277
Are you an experienced sales professional looking for a unique opportunity to play a key role in a fast-growing business with a strong focus on the fitness industry? Are you a goal-oriented, client-focused, self-starter with a passion for all things marketing? Does working in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment supported by a leading Canadian media company sound like the “best of both worlds”? If so, we are looking for you!
We are seeking a Sales and Marketing Representative to join our team. You will be responsible for developing new business across North America and building strong, long-term relationships.
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Recruitment of Board of Directors Mental Health Support Network South East Ontario is currently actively recruiting for the positions of Director with MHSNSEO at the Governance level of the organization. These are voluntary positions of significant leadership with the organization. MHSNSEO’s Governance structure affords up to 12 positions. Currently we are seeking interested candidates for 1 vacancy and concentrating in the Counties of Lennox Addington, Addington Highlands and North and Central Frontenac. If you have an interest to serve in such a capacity with a grass roots, not for profit, growing organization, we encourage you to apply by cover letter to: Sue MacLatchie, Nominations Lead c/o MHSNSEO 350 Front Street, Unit c-2, Belleville ON, K8N 5M5 Or by Fax to 613-969-1850 If you would like further information regarding this opportunity to serve, you may direct your questions either by email to Garry Laws, Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at 613-969-0122. People with lived experience are encouraged to apply. We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment processes and volunteer environments. If contacted regarding this posting, please advise us in a timely fashion, of any accommodation assistance you require to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially. www.mhsn.ca CL417882
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Property Management (Since 1985)
KROWN Rust Control
NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS All claims against the estate of GLADYS HARLEY late of the Township of Marmora and Lake (Marmora Township), who died on or about the 10th day of July, 2012 must be filed with the undersigned estate trustee on or before the 23rd day of November, 2012 after which date the estate will be distributed having regarding only to the claims of which the estate trustee then shall have noticed. Dated November 2, 2012, Dan Harley- Estate Trustee 2330 Hwy. 127 P.O. Box 188 Maynooth, ON K0L 2S0 613-338-3099
needed for Belleville/Trenton Courier Service. Must have own vehicle. Call Tues. To Fri. 8 am - 2 pm. 613-392-5585 or 613-967-5941
East side (Ann St.) bachelor apt on main level with private entrance. Fridge, stove, heat & water included. $600/mth + hydro.
Spacious 1 bedroom with private entrance. Fridge, stove and water included. $650/mth + heat and hydro.
Over 20 years experience spraying vehicles.
2 bedroom apt, totally renovated. $849/month includes heat and water. First and last. Close to amenities. Feb 1. 613-967-1251.
1 Licensed Electrician plus 1 Apprentice. Experienced in commercial & industrial an asset. Good wage & benefit package. Resumes only All replies will be confidential Fax: 705-742-4411 Mail PO Box 2086 Peterborough ON K9J 7Y4
We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Job Category: Marketing Coach
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Small square bales of straw, barley or wheat; also small square bales first cut hay. 613-478-6982.
CREMERS BROS ELECTRIC LTD.
Havelock- Quiet, convenient location. 2 units available. Spacious 1 bdrm on ground level, $690/mth. Bright second storey 2 bdrm, $700 + H&H. Includes parking laundry available. Call Ken 705-778-5442. CL418284
One 16’x16’ Brock grain bin. Never filled. Will help dismantle. Best offer. 613-395-5611.
Fully furnished 2 bedroom house to rent from Nov. to May, north of Campbellford in Trent River. $675.00 plus Hydro. Ref, 1st & security. Call Catharine 705-778-3649.
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Warkworth Main Street, 530 sq. ft., storefront retail office space, available August in fabulous potter block building. $550/month negotiable with lease, plus gas and hydro. Call Kerri 705-924-3341 after 6 p.m.
Mortgage Solutions Purchases, Consolidations, Construction. Lower that bank posted rates (OAC) On-Site Private Funds for credit issues, discharged bankrupts and BFS without proven income. Chase Financial 1-613-384-1301 Chase Financial o/b 835289 Ontario Inc. Brokerage License #10876
ASP Contractors. Airless spray painting and power washing. Farms, cottages, houses, factories, fences, tanks. Corn, glass and sandblasting. New steel roofs installed. Roofs screw-nailed and boards replaced. Eavestroughs and gutter guards installed. Fully insured. Call George (800)589-1375 or cell (613)827-8485.
Marmora- large furnished private room, satellite, $525/mth. 1 block from all amenities. No drugs or booze. Prefer senior on fixed income or steady income person. 613-472-1697 ask for Alex. Need a home? Call the Hastings Housing Resource Centre. Services offered in Belleville, Quinte West, North and Centre Hastings. (613)969-1748.
comprehensive benefit plan.
regular mail or email, no later than November 30, 2012, 4:00 pm, to:
Trenton- $125,000 buys clean and spacious 3 bedroom bungalow and garage on well treed private 200’ lot, outskirts of town. All offers will be presented. Gerry Hudson, Kingston (613)449-1668 Sales Representative Rideau Town and Country Realty Ltd, Brokerage (613)273-5000.
Monique Bourdages Interested candidates are invited to submit a covering letter and resume, by Monique Bourdages Human Resources Advisor regular mail or email, no later than November 30, 2012, 4:00 pm, to: Human Advisor Trent Hills Resources Family Health Team TrentMonique Hills Family Health ON Team K0L 1L0 119 Isabella St., Campbellford, Bourdages 119 Isabella St., Campbellford, ON K0L 1L0 Email: email@example.com Human Resources Advisor Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Trent Hills Family Health Team 119 Isabella St., only Campbellford, K0L 1L0will be contacted. We thank all applicants, however, those to beON interviewed We thank all applicants, Email: however, only those to be interviewed will be contacted. email@example.com We thank all applicants, however, only those to be interviewed will be contacted.
TRENT HILLS FAMILY HEALTH TEAM is seeking reliable, qualified individuals with reception and clerical support experience who are available for sick leave / vacation coverage and additional office support during peak business periods. Qualifications required include 2+ years clerical support experience, exceptional reception skills, proficiency with EMR technology, and the ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and Saturdays. Medical office experience a definite asset. Interested candidates are invited to submit a covering letter and resume, by regular mail or email, no later than November 30, 2012, 4:00 pm, to:
Requires a part-time Secretary/Treasurer
Forward Resume: Attention Hiring Committee, c/o Box 728, Campbellford, ON, K0L 1L0 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The position requires effectiveness in financial management, computer competence, good oral and written communications, and experience working with volunteers. The job requires attendance at monthly Board meetings and a significant amount of time spent during the summer months in preparation and follow up of the annual Fair. The successful candidate must be bondable.
Deadline for applications, December 1, 2012. Job description may be viewed online at www.campbellfordfair.ca. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
The lowest or any quotation or any part of any quotation not necessarily accepted. Bid document Contact: Yasmina Jamal, Purchasing Supervisor Fianance Dept. Tel. (613) 967-3200, Ext. 3301/3203 Email: email@example.com
Tenders will then be opened in public on the same day immediately following the 3:00 p.m. deadline in the Council Chambers. Description of Lands: In the Township of Marmora, now the Municipality of Marmora and Lake, County of Hastings:
To be considered for these positions you must complete and submit both steps of the on-line application by 6:00pm Nov 30, 2012.
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.
We thank all applicants, however only those under consideration will be notified by telephone. Successful applicants will be subject to a background check. Procter & Gamble Inc. is an equal opportunity employer
Minimum Tender Amount: $ 21,700.41 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 certified by a bank or trust corporation payable to the municipality and representing at least 20 per cent of the tender amount.
“We Need You!”
We thank all applicants, however, only those to be interviewed will be contacted.
The Campbellford-Seymour Agricultural Society
Bid document and label provided for submission are available from the Finance Department, Purchasing Services, City Hall, first floor, 169 Front Street, Belleville, Ontario, K8N 2Y8, and may also be obtained by downloading from www.city.belleville.on.ca. Sealed Bids will be accepted until 1:00 p.m. local time, on Friday, November 30, 2012.
1. Roll No. 1241 141 010 07300 0000 PIN 40162 - 0113 LT Part Lot 6, Concession 2, Marmora Part 1 and 2 21R3680 & as in QR297619 Except Part 1 21R21358; S/T MTA6737, in the Township of Marmora, now the Municipality of Marmora and Lake, in the County of Hastings.
Monique Bourdages Human Resources Advisor 119 Isabella St., Campbellford, ON K0L 1L0 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
CITY OF BELLEVILLE REQUEST FOR QUOTATION WORK CLOTHING FOR 2013 and 2014
Apply online at www.pg.ca/canada Select the “Careers” tab Use the Search tool to find Job # MFG00003704 Register your personal information, including your e-mail address. Attach your detailed resumé and submit. You will be asked to complete the Success Drivers Assessment online. This needs to be completed to be considered further in the assessment process.
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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 December 10, 2012 at the Municipal Office, Marmora Town Hall, 12 Bursthall Street, Box 459 Marmora, Ontario KOK 2MO
Successful applicants will be hired under a 2 year renewable contract and will be required to work full hours of 36/48 hours per week on a 24/7 basis. Production Associates are paid a competitive wage rate and shift premiums.
No previous experience necessary.
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THE CORPORATION OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF MARMORA AND LAKE
Production Associate Opportunities
For a personal interview email your name and phone number to: email@example.com
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MUNICIPAL ACT, 2001 SALE OF LAND BY PUBLIC TENDER
Procter & Gamble Inc. has an immediate need for highly motivated and dependable individuals with a commitment to safety and total quality to be part of our diverse work teams in our manufacturing facility in Belleville.
International Company is expanding in the Quinte area.
Sale of land for Tax Arrears By Public Tender
EMC Classifieds Get Results!
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DSW graduate with experience looking to supply Respite support for people with disabilities. Resume and reference upon request. Linda 613-394-7145.
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Belleville 6-plex. Over 70,000 on upgrades. Perfect location. Showing cap rate over 8%. $509,000. 613-967-1251.
ATTN: LOCAL people needed to work from home online. Full Training Provided $500-$4,500. PT/FT 1-888-742-6158
Town of Trent River, 1 bedroom winterized cottage, $700/month also bachelor apartment, $575. Both available immediately. Heat and hydro included. 705-536-1142/212-2222, cell 705-930-9551 firstname.lastname@example.org
Painter and Handyman. No job is too small! Seniors discount. Call Roger on cell 613-242-3958.
Nancy’s House Cleaning Service. I live in the area and offer dependable, honest, quality work at a reasonable price. Several years experience and bondable 905-922-9146.
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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: Rosemary Pascoe The Corporation of the Municipality of Marmora & Lake 12 Bursthall Street P.O. Box 459 Marmora, Ontario KOK 2MO
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This sale is governed by the Municipal Act, 2001 and the Municipal Tax Sales Rules made under that Act. The successful purchaser will be required to pay the amount tendered plus accumulated taxes and the relevant land transfer tax.
Kaladar, 2 bedroom apt. Available immediately. Fridge and stove, utilities extra. 613-336-9429.
Storage space with washroom facilities available November 1. $350/month includes property taxes. HST, water & sewer, heat, hydro extra. Can easily be converted to office space. Located in the Stirling Industrial Park at 400 West Front St. Contact Suurdt Properties Ltd. at: Office: 613-395-6460. Cell: 613-921-9400.
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This year newly renovated large one bedroom apartment with 2 entrances, living room, bedroom, kitchen, brand new bathroom, parking. Private deck in progress. MarmoraDeloro. $725. Everything inclusive. Seniors or working couple preferred. Cathy (647)269-8430 or Steven (647)208-1467.
Looking for persons willing to speak to small groups, 1 on 1 presentations. A car and internet necessary. Diana (866)306-5858.
Marmora- 2 bedroom upper level duplex. Newly renovated. Immediate occupancy. $750 plus hydro. Preferably nonsmoker. No pets. 613-472-5479 or 613-849-5706.
Townhouse/condo for rent Cromwell Heights, Campbellford. Newly remodeled 2 bdrm., 1 bath & parking. Includes updated kitchen, bathroom, living room, bedrooms and laundry. Basement is open, ideal for hobbies & storage. Walking distance to all amenities Enjoy condo living at its best, snow removal and lawn cutting included. Unit is ideal for mature adult living. $925 + hydro. Available Dec 1. Call 705-931-2626 or email: email@example.com
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County Water Treatment- Softeners, U.V. Lights, R.O. systems, chemical free iron and sulphur filters. Sales, installation, service and repair. Steven Menna. (613)967-7143. Don Wood Handyman- Interior painting, siding, small renovations, decks, roofing, drywall. Great rates. 613-392-0125. Hardwood Floor Installation and resurfacing. Light renovations and upgrades. Over 30 years experience. Please call for free estimate 613-394-1908. Steve Collins, InsulationBlown cellulose, attics, walls, floors. Save money -live comfortably. Warm in winter, cool in summer. Quality work since 1974. Free estimates. Call (613)847-6791.
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ANNOUNCEMENTS NOMINATE an outstanding young person, aged six to 17, for the 2012 Ontario Junior Citizen of the Year Awards before Nov. 30. Nomination forms at www.ocna.org/juniorcitizen, from this newspaper, or call 905-6398720 ext. 239. Recognize our leaders of tomorrow.
EMPLOYMENT OPPS. EXPERIENCED PARTS PERSON for a progressive auto/industrial supplier. Hired applicant will receive top wages, full benefits and RRSP bonuses plus moving allowances. Our 26, 000ft2 store is located 2.5 hours N.E. of Edmonton, Alberta. See our community at LacLaBicheRegion.com. Send resume to: Sapphire Auto, Box 306, Lac La Biche, AB, T0A 2C0. Email: email@example.com. PART-TIME JOBS - Make your own schedule, sell chocolate bars to make $$$, decide where and when you sell, start and stop when you want. Tel: 1-800-383-3589. www.chocolatdeluxe.com NEWSPAPER EDITOR/REPORTER Indesign knowledge, strong writing, verbal skills required. Apply with sample writing/photography with resume and references. For more information contact. Clark Pepper Publisher. firstname.lastname@example.org THE YUKON NEWS is seeking an experienced editor. We are located in Whitehorse, Yukon, are independently-owned and publish twice weekly. Salary begins at $75,000. Please see www.yukon-news.com/editor for details. ACCESSORIES INSTALLER/JOURNEYMAN TECHNICIANS. Hanna Chrysler Ltd. (Hanna, Alberta) needs a few more good people. Busy, modern shop. Competitive wages, benefits. Great community. Inquire or send resume. Fax 403-854-2845; Email Chrysler@telusplanet.net.
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WANTED FIREARMS WANTED FOR DECEMBER 8TH AUCTION: Rifles, Shotguns, Handguns. As Estate Specialists WE manage sale of registered / unregistered firearms. Contact Paul, Switzer’s Auction: Toll-Free 1-800694-2609, email@example.com or www.switzersauction.com. WA N T E D : O L D T U B E A U D I O EQUIPMENT. 40 years or older. Amplifiers, Stereo, Recording and Theatre Sound Equipment. Hammond organs. Any condition, no floor model consoles. Call Toll-Free 1-800-9470393 / 519-853-2157.
AUTOMOTIVE Vehicle buyers are ONLY protected by OMVIC and Ontario consumer protection laws when they buy from registered dealers. There’s no protection if you buy privately and you risk becoming victim of a curbsider. To verify dealer registration or seek help with a complaint: www.omvic.on.ca or 1-800943-6002.
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PERSONALS ARE YOU COMING HOME to the dog/cat every night? Wouldn’t an attractive, interesting person be better? CALL MISTY RIVER INTRODUCTIONS TODAY! (613)257-3531, www.mistyriverintros.com.
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SILVER CROSS franchisees operate a business that sells & installs accessibility & mobility equipment for residential applications. Franchisees required for: Etobicoke, North York, Peterborough, Belleville, K i n g s t o n , C o r n w a l l , S u d b u r y, Sault Ste. Marie, Thunder Bay, North Bay, Owen Sound, Parry Sound, Gravenhurst, Pembroke, Brockville, Smith Falls. For franchise information CALL 1-800-572-9310, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit: www.silvercrossfranchise.com.
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Ken Chard Construction. Renovations, decks, siding, sidewalks, fences, ceramic, windows, painting etc. Free estimates. Call: 613-398-7439.
Halla Climate Control Canada Inc. is a progressive designer and manufacturer of automotive climate control systems and components for the automotive industry in North America, Europe and Asia. With long term secured business and a healthy TS16949 structure, our vision/goal is to maintain our position as a world leader in this field. Halla has challenging opportunities for team-oriented individuals who are committed to achieving our vision/goal. HCC offers a comprehensive compensation and benefit package. PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR Duties and Tasks include: • Supporting our Safety-Quality-Delivery-Cost culture while contributing to continuous improvement practices • Functioning as a coordinating resource for management, hourly and salaried personnel in the daily operation and function of the production process under the direction of the Plant Superintendent • Supervising the shift to maintain the flow of product as per production schedules, customer specifications and productivity targets • Communicating progress throughout the shift, while identifying issues and taking appropriate action in a timely manner • Ensuring all personnel work in the manner and with the protective devices, measures and procedures required by the Occupational Health & Safety Act and Regulations and those within Company Policy • Interpreting all other company policies and procedures to personnel as required and ensuring adherence to policies, procedures and systems • Analyzing data and recommending measures to improve manpower, production methods, systems, equipment performance and quality of products • Carry out timely and effective line handover to supervisors between shifts, including the completion of proper documentation and accurate briefing on progress/issues • Promoting teamwork through effective communication • Coaching, managing, mentoring and developing new and existing personnel • Daily hours approval within Kronos timekeeping system • Acting as a resource for questions and concerns • Working a 3 shift rotation The Successful Candidate will have: • Post secondary diploma or degree in Business Management and/or a minimum of 5 – 10 years experience in an automotive manufacturing environment • Sound technical knowledge and mechanical aptitude. • Intermediate computer skills in Excel and Word • A positive, open minded attitude, along with the ability to be flexible and adapt to rapidly changing priorities • Proven leadership skills • Proven interpersonal and organizational skills • Excellent written and verbal communication skills Halla emphasizes a team approach with a strong commitment to our philosophy of team members being our # 1 resource and the key to our success. If this sounds like an environment where you might thrive, please forward your résumé no later than December 3, 2012 to: Recruiting - Human Resources, Halla Climate Control 360 University Ave., Belleville, Ontario K8N 5T6; fax # 613-969-0125 or email email@example.com We thank all applicants for their interest in HCC, however only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.
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COMMUNITY CALENDAR CAMPBELLFORD St. John’s United Church Indoor Walking Program, Tuesday & Friday 10-11am, 50 Bridge St. W., Campbellford. Free admission. Please bring clean shoes. For info 705-653-2283 Saturday, November 24, 3:00 pm, Campbellford Santa Claus Parade. Before the parade watch A Muppet Christmas Carol - Free BIA Movie, Aron Theatre by 1 p.m. Taoist Tai Chi Beginner and continuing classes available throughout the week at the Community Resource Centre, 65 Bridge St. Campbellford.. Join the classes at anytime. Call 705 696 1782 for more details. Tuesday, November 27, Ladies “A Cup of Christmas Tea”. Christmas Goodies, Tea & Coffee and Christmas Spirit. Guest Speaker: Anne Worts, 9:30-11 a.m., Campbellford Free Methodist Church, 73 Ranney St. N. Info: Pastor Kathy at 705 653-4789 You, Your Child and Self Regu-
lation, a 1 hr parent workshop explains what self regulation is and offers practical suggestions for parents. Tuesday, November 27, 9:30,11 am, St. Mary Catholic Elementary School, Campbellford. To register: Cheryl McMurray, Northumberland Child Development Centre, 1-866-218-1427.
CODRINGTON Codrington Community Centre: Monday Open Mic Music Jam Session, 7 pm. Free admission, 50/50 draw, coffee & cookies. Tuesday Breakfast, 9 am, $3 per person. Thursday Soup Day, one litre container of homemade soup for a Toonie. Free Line Dancing Thursdays, 10 am. Friday Euchre, 7 pm. Cost is $2 plus lunch item.
COLBORNE Food Addicts Anonymous Meetings, Wednesdays, 11-noon, Prospect House, 1 Elgin Street (at King), Colborne, www.foodaddictsanonymous.org President of the Rotary Club of
Colborne, Garry Clement, is running 1,000 miles to fund raise for the eradication of polio worldwide. To pledge support, visit www. facebook.com/1000milerun, call Garry at 905-355-3071 Neighbourhood Advisory Committee Meeting, Wednesday, November 21, 6-7 pm. Colborne Public School, 8 Alfred St. For info: Cheryl McMurray, Northumberland Child Development Centre, 1-866-218-1427. cheryl@ncdcent. com
CORDOVA MINES Cordova MInes - Saturday November 24: 35th Santa Claus Parade 11am. Visit with Santa afterwards at the Fire Hall. November 24, Cordova Mines United Church Bazaar & Luncheon 9a.m.-1p.m. Crafts, baking & preserves. Chili, bun, dessert & beverage $6.
FRANKFORD Frankford United Church Christmas Brunch. A large variety of breakfast foods & des-
serts. Saturday November 24, 8:30 am-noon. $10.00 for Adults. $25.00 for Family. $5.00 Children under 12 Sunday Nov. 25, 7 pm, Secular to Sacred Inspiring Music Concert Presented by Frankford United Choir, Soloists, United Four Quartet, and special guests. Free will offering, Light refreshments to follow. Frankford United Church.
HASTINGS Christmas Bazaar, Bake Table, Craft Table and $6 luncheon at St. Georges Anglican Church, 38 Bridge St S, Hastings, Saturday November 24, 11 am to 2 pm. Hope to see you there! Wednesday, November 28, 9:30 am, Meet the Nurse to discuss growth and development, screen for speech concerns, and discuss other concerns. 6 Albert St. E, Hastings
HAVELOCK Havelock Legion Meat draws, every Sat. 3 pm. Sunday Crib Tornaments every Sunday at 1 pm $10
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Collection of Antique Books Selling at 12:00
Large Collection of Oil Paintings, Prints & Watercolours to include “Airola”. Large Selection of Furniture to include: Oriental Carpets & Light Fixtures. Watch Web Site for Updates.
Large auction, partial estate, other interesting items plus many consignments. Boxes as yet unpacked. 192 Front W. Hastings, ON K0L 1Y0
Terms of sale: Cash, Debit, M/C, Visa - Canteen & Washrooms
Auctioneer: Allen McGrath
AUCTION SALE THURSDAY, NOV 22 @ 6:00PM
Warner’s Auction Hall, 12927 Hwy 2, Just West of Colborne. Health reasons have forced the sale of some quality home furnishings-all in excellent condition including nearly new Lazy Boy sofa with reclining ends and matching reclining chair, other good recliner, grandfather clock like new. Never used $8000 electric wheel chair, leather chair & foot stool, quality love seat in new condition, 2 good curio cabinets, corner cabinet, nice kitchen table with bevelled glass top & set of 6 quality chairs, set of ladder back chairs, selection of small tables including coffee & end tables. Automatic washer & dryer, unusual hall table w/bevelled glass insert, pair of quality swivel bar stools, ant drop leaf table w/ turned legs, P.B. Rocker, other good rocker, bedroom suite with good box & matt, pine hall table w/ 2 drawers, excell wall unit with opening for lge screen T.V., dressers & chests, cedar chest, convection oven, good vacuum cleaner, selection of lawn & garden tools, Trilite, selection lamps, excell twin keyboard elec organ, selection pictures, prints, artwork, plus more smalls including books, old records, glass, crystal, dishes, lamps, knick knacks, some collectables, new luggage, kitchen articles. Some box lots, plus, plus. Terms: Cash, Cheque with ID, Visa, M/C, Interac. Gary E. Warners Auctioneer • 905-355-2106 http://www.warnersauction.com CELEBRATING 25 YEARS IN BUSINESS.
www.brightonestateauctions.com 101 Applewood Drive, Brighton, Ont. K0K 1H0 Phone 1-613-475-6223
AUCTION SALE BUSINESS FOR SALE BY PUBLIC AUCTION DENNI’S PIZZA AND PASTA DINE IN/TAKE OUT RESTAURANT 24 KING STREET EAST, COLBORNE , ONT. MONDAY DECEMBER 3RD AT 11:00 AM Exit SOUTH off 401 Highway at Colborne (Interchange 497) onto Percy Street (County Road # 25) for 2 miles to King Street East (Highway #2). OPTION # 1 FOR SALE BY PUBLIC AUCTION AT 11:00 AM SUBJECT TO A REASONABLE RESERVE- existing family owned business. 800 SQ FT Restaurant has large dining area with café tables and chairs, dinnerware and flatware, ice cream display counter; full size kitchen with Lincoln natural gas pizza oven, Hobart 60 quart mixer, stainless steel sinks, prep table; washroom facilities and storage area. All chattels are included in the sale of the business. Rent of 575.00 per month plus hydro, gas. TERMS – $10,000 deposit day of sale by certified cheque made payable to Robert Sullivan and Sons Auctioneers Ltd- balance due in 30 days or upon agreed closing date. Viewing available by appointment- Silvie 613 885 7711 OPTION # 2 In the event the Restaurant does not sell as an on going business all chattels will be sold by auction DEC 3RD AT 11:30 AM. Lincoln Impinger natural gas conveyor pizza oven, Hobart 60 quart mixer, Derby 12 container glass top ice cream counter, café tables and chairs, Crosley 4 burner natural gas stove, 7 ft stainless steel exhaust hood, stainless steel sinks, stainless steel prep utensils, dinnerware, flatware, cash register, numerous other articles. ALL ITEMS IN GOOD WORKING ORDER. TERMS- CASH OR CHEQUE OWNER & AUCTIONEER NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ACCIDENT OR INJURY DAY OF SALE SULLIVAN AUCTIONEERS Plainfield 613-477-2082 www.sullivanauctions.com
AUCTION SALE at RIVERSIDE AUCTION HALL
Auction to include: Silver Plate, Crystal & Porcelain, Royal Doulton Figures & Toby Jugs, Collector’s Items.
looking for quality estates or single items for upcoming auctions
Tuesday Nov. 27th @ 6pm Doors open at 5:00pm
Antique & ColleCtor’s AuCtion
Sunday, November 25 - Preview 9:30 a.m. Auction 11:00 a.m.
David Simmons: Auctioneer & Appraiser
Havelock Odd Fellows Sunday Brunch. November 25, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm. Adults $6.00, Under 12 $3.00. All Welcome. Traditional Country Music Jam Sessions at the Havelock Ol’ Town Hall, at Matheson and Oak Streets in Havelock every Wednesday. Doors open at 12:00, Music at 1:00. Musicians and visitors welcomed and encouraged.
MADOC Royal Canadian Legion Br 363 Madoc has mixed darts every Thursday night 7.30. Everyone invited Madoc Active Living Exercise: Every Wednesday at 10AM. Trinity United Church, 76 St Lawrence St
E. Program opened to seniors and adults with physical disabilities. Foundations of Friendship and Faith presents A Night To Remember with Peter C. Newman sharing “personal reflections” from his autobiography. Friday November 30, 6-9pm. Huntingdon Veterans Hall, Ivanhoe. A fundraising dinner supporting the San Damiano Foundation. Tickets $20.00. Limited seating. Call 613-242-1125 or 613-473-1275 “Christmas on the Hill” Bazaar, Tea, Bake Sale and Draws. St. John’s Anglican Church, 115 Durham St., Sat. Nov. 24, 11 am to 2 pm. Admission $4, includes sandwiches, sweets and beverage. Madoc Little Theatre presents “Middle Of Nowhere”, Arts Centre Hastings. Monday, November 26, 2 and 7pm. Tickets are $7 and $9. Anchor of Hope Pregnancy and Family Care Centre Christmas Tea, Saturday, November 24, 1-4pm @ the centre (36 Russell St, Madoc). Sandwiches, sweets and teas. Free Will Donation Continued on page B18
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Large Indoor Yard Sale: Sunday @ 9:30 a.m.
Grey Cup Sunday, Royal Canadian Legion, Havelock Br.389, November 25. Game day starts with a Crib Tournament, 12:00. Pre-Game entertainment with Bill Dickinson at 2:00. Kitchen will be open at 6:00 for the game. For more info call 705-778-3728.
full line of farm machinery, complete dispersal of registered black angus cattle, Belgian horses, flock of sheep, hay, straw, & vehicles. Saturday December 1st, 10 am The property of John Leask R.R. #2 Seagrave, Ontario. 1750 Durward Rd.
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From Port Perry take Simcoe Rd. north to Scugog 12th line, go west to old Simcoe Rd., north to Durward Rd., or from Greenbank on hwy #12 go north to Scugog 12th line, go east to old Simcoe Rd, then north to Durward Rd. See Signs!! Machinery: #4630 Ford 4X4 cab diesel tractor with 7410 front end loader, #7700 Ford o/s diesel tractor, 3 sets of rear remotes, # 9600 Ford cab dual powered diesel tractor with front weights, #135 M.F. diesel tractor with rebuilt engine, Bob Cat “Farm boy” gas skid steer with new engine, has 40” material bucket and manure fork, 1999 green Dodge 3500 Ram diesel 4 X 4 truck with flat deck and fifth wheel attachment, (5 speed, 216,000 kms., cert. in Sept), 1989 Jamco 24’ X 8’ X 7’ aluminum horse trailer with divider, (cert. in Sept.), 1998 Dodge Dakota 4 X 4 pickup truck with cap (sells running), 2002 grey Pontiac Grand Am Se 4 door car, (180,000 kms., sells running), BR740 N.H. round baler with liquid applicator, wide pick up, electric tie with monitor, #5209 N.I. discbine with rebuilt cutting bar, 30’ tandem double reach round bale wagon with lights, 3 enclosed 20’ steel bale thrower wagons, Kuhn pto driven rotary rake, Pequea g.d. hay tedder, #363 N.I. tandem manure spreader with end gate, #3722 NI manure spreader, M.F. 9 shank chisel plow, Overum 4/16” semi mount plow, #36 Int. 3/12 plow, #255 White 12’ tandem disc, 18’ hydraulic cultivator with wings, 8’ Triple K cultivator, 18’ pony harrows, 16’ & 8’ chain harrows, 14’ sprocket packer, 3 drum land roller, 5 section diamond harrows, 8’ pull type cultivator on steel, #44 M.F. 22 run seed drill with grain and grass seed boxes. Calsa 100 gal sprayer, Allied 32’ hay elevator on wheels, 12’ skeleton hay elevators, Int. 5’ sickle mower, modified electric round bale uncoiler with reversible motor, various length 4” X 5” grain augers, 200 bu gravity box, Kelly 3 pth backhoe attachment with 18” bucket, 8’ X 10’ Super Tilt hydraulic dump box, McKee 7’ snowblower, J.D. 3 pth hydraulic post pounder, 6’ rotary mower, 5’ Mott mower, 5’ manure fork, 6’ stone fork, 3 pth round bale fork, Work Saver seed spreader, Endress 25 KVA pto driven generator, cattle squeeze, round bale feeders, round sheep feeders, 2X8’ & 2X4’ steel small stock feeders, steel sheep crowding tube, tilt table, sorting shute, small stock scale, horizontal 3 pth. hydraulic wood splitter, assortment of steel gates, 5’ X 6’ rubber livestock mats, Power Fist floor model drill press, Lincoln 225 AC welder, tool chest, 4’ X 6’ trailer, small yard trailer, 5 hp. water pump with hoses, 5 pcs. of insulated stove pipe, table saw, many Gallagher electric and battery powered fencers, plus batteries and related accessories including high tensile wire, hay moisture tester, electric livestock clippers, sheep shearers, large cattle dehorners, electric dehorners, burdizsos, gougers, many new and used hay tarps, etc. Horses: 10 yr old mature mare Del-Mar Lucy Li sired by Chip, bred to Leaskdale Manitou, has a yearling Belgian stud, plus an April 2012 filly foal. 9 yr old Belgian mare, daughter of EJG Barb who was a 6 time Royal grand champion and 7 time U.S. winner, 7 yr old Belgian stud Misters Sidney (2010 grand champion at the Royal), 8 yr old Belgian stud Leaksdale Manitou who is the son of Leaskdale Barb (won futurity class as a colt), 3 yr old mare out of Silverados King and Leaskdale Barbie, 6 yr old mare broke by Vernon Ebersol, 3 year old mare, plus a commercial mare, both broke to drive, Welsh pony 12 hands high, broke to drive, her mother won at the Royal. Horse and harness equipment include a selection of nylon and leather show and every day harness sets, collars, horse blankets, nylon pony harness, donkey breaking harness, Jamesway 4 horse capacity trainer with motor, pony and sulky carts, exercise show wagon, 3 and 4 horse double trees, wooden shoeing stalks, colt pinchers, plus much more! Cattle: Complete herd of 31 registered Black Angus cattle including a 4 year old bull, 26 brood cows, 8 with calves at side (papers available) Sheep: Flock consists of Rideau, plus a Texel/Dorset cross totalling 100 ewes, 29 ewe lambs, plus a 2 & 4 year old Textel rams and a 4 year old Dorset ram. Sale also includes 2 Boer nannies and an 8 month old Boer billy. Sheep Dogs include a 3 year old Maremmas female with 3 pups, 2 months old plus a year old male. Border Collies include a 7 and 4 year old, plus 7 month old pups? Feed: 80 round bales of 4 X 5 first cut hay, off new seeds, 60 bales of second cut of the afore mentioned, 300 round bales of 4 X 5 first cut, 60 round bales of second balage, 400 first cut and 500 second cut small square bales of hay. All of the above is 2012 with no rain. 100 round bales of 4 X 5 first cut hay from 2011, no rain. Also 45 round bales of straw, plus 25 ton of 2012 oats. Also selling for a local retired neighbour is a 1993 Ford L 8000 diesel truck with a 21’ Walinga grain body, plus sucker/blower system (sells running, as is) Terms: Terms: Cash, Known Cheque, Visa, MasterCard, Interac. NO BUYER’S PREMIUM! 2 AUCTIONEERS SELLING! Lunch served by Green Bank United Church Ladies • No Reserve Sale managed & Sold by Kevin BaRKeR aucTiOnS LTD. 705-374-4478 (office) or 705-878-2947 (cell)
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Visit: www.kevinbarkerauctions.com for pictures of sale items. Vendor: John Leask (905) 985-7818
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Fridays, 1:30 p.m., Marmora Seniors’ Euchre Parties, William Shannon Room.
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Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) meetings Tuesdays at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Norwood. Weigh-in begins at 5:45 and Meeting at 7 pm. Info: Evelyn at 705-639-5562 or Elaine at 705639-5710.
P.E. COUNTY County Festival of Trees, Friday, November 30 and Saturday, December 1, 10 a.m.–9 p.m., Sunday, December 2 : 10 a.m.–2 p.m., Isaiah Tubbs Resort, West Lake. Silent auction, bucket draw, Second Time Around Shop boutique, bake sale. Sponsored by the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. Kente School Council Christmas Shopping Extravaganza Craft Show, Saturday, November 24 10 a.m. to 3 p.m at Kente Public School, 264 County Road 19, Ameliasburg. Baked Goods, Chocolate, Christmas décor, Quilting, Doll Clothes, Jewelry, Gift Cards & Baskets, raffles & vendors. Zumba Classes, Wednesday 7:30 – 8:30 pm. $8.00 each class. Ameliasburgh Town Hall Consecon Legion Mixed Fun darts every Thursday, 7pm. Everyone welcome
Saturday, November 24, 12-4 p.m., nail trims for a minimum $5.00 donation by Dogs Gone Beautiful, Pet Valu, 97 Main St. W., Picton. All donations to the Loyalist Humane Society. Consecon Legion Sunday Nov 25. 4pm, Cabbage Roll Supper. Cost $10.00. Also Bid euchre, 1 pm cost $5.00. Everyone welcome
STIRLING Stirling Legion craft and bake sale and silent auction on Saturday November 24, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. 2430 Stirling Marmora Rd. Lots of great items! Everyone welcome. Stirling Diners: Monday, Nov 26, noon, St Paul’s United Church, 104 Church St. Please bring your own plate, cup, and cutlery. Program opened to seniors and adults with physical disabilities Christmas at Farmtown Park, in beautiful “Heritage Village”. Thursday Nov. 22 4 - 9 p.m., Friday Nov. 23 10 a.m. - 8 p.m., Saturday Nov. 24 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sunday Nov. 25 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. 437 West Front St, Stirling. www.farmtownpark.ca
TRENTON Bay of Quinte Toastmaster regular meetings every 2nd and 4th Wednesday, 6:30-8 pm, Quinte West Public Library Multi-purpose room. Build confidence with speaking in public and leadership skills. Call 613-967-4891. Guests are always welcome. Tea and Sale, upstairs at Branch 110 Royal Canadian Legion, Home For Christmas, salute to the troops. November 24, 1-3.00 p.m. Craft table, bake table, silent auction, door prizes, Sandwich, dessert and coffee/tea. $2.00 per person Trenton Lions Club is looking for new members. Meetings are 2nd and 4th Wed of each month, Sept to July. For more info: Darlene Hiltz 613-969-9502 or firstname.lastname@example.org Knights of Columbus Breakfast, November 25. Scrambled Eggs, bacon, sausages, toast, potatoes, pancakes, baked beans, cereal, juice, tea and coffee. 12 yrs and over $7.50, 6 to11 yrs $5.00, 5 and under free. Everyone welcome
TWEED Mass Choir Cantata at 3 p.m, Nov. 25 at Thomasburg United . A project of the Shared Service Committee of Emmanuel, Thomasburg, Roslin, St Mark’s, Front Road, Melrose. All are welcome. Tweed Line Dancing: Every Tues-
day at 10:30 AM. Hungerford Lion’s Hall, 65 Victoria St N. Program opened to seniors and adults with physical disabilities. Tweed Diners: Wednesday, Nov 28, noon. St Edmund’s Hall, Stoco, Hungerford Rd. Please bring your own plate, cup, and cutlery. Program opened to seniors and adults with physical disabilities Tweed Legion: Mixed darts every Friday night, 7:30 p.m. Mixed pool Wednesday nights (except 3rd Wed. of the month), 7:00 sharp. Everyone welcome. “Through the Eyes of Children”, 9th Annual Festival of Trees in Tweed, Thursday, November 29 to Sunday, December 2, Agricultural Building, Tweed. $4.00 for adults, $2.00 for seniors and students. $2.00 raffle tickets for trees and wreaths. All the proceeds donated to local youth organizations. Tweed Library Gigantic Book Sale, Nov. 23, 10am to 5 pm and Nov. 24th, 10 am to 3 pm. 230 Metcalf Street, Tweed. Stock up on your winter reading! Bid Euchre every Tuesday night 7 p.m., Actinolite Recreation Hall Information Session: Tough Decisions about Long Term Care, Nov. 29, 7-8:30pm. Moira Place Home, Tweed, Free service of the Alzheimer Society Belleville-Hastings-Quinte. Info: 613-395-5018
TYENDINAGA Pancake Breakfast and more, Sun. November 25, 8am-1pm, Tyendinaga Rec. Hall, 363 McFarlane Rd, Melrose. Sponsored by Shannonville Agricultural Society. Proceeds to our New Lights Project. Info: Debbie at 613 477-2485
WARKWORTH Warkworth Legion: Saturday Nov. 24 Lyle Jones Memorial Crib Tournament Starts at 1 P.M. Sunday Nov. 25 Buffet Breakfast 9- 11:30 A.M. Monday, November 26, 7:30 pm, Warkworth/Percy Historical Society presents presents An Architectural Tour of Irish Towns and Villages. Memorial Hall, Warkworth Tuesday, November 27, noon, Community Diner’s, St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church. 20 Mill St., Warkworth. Cost $9.
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