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“Since most of our board members have full-time jobs as well as working on Canada Day in Kanata, it is a great deal of added pressure to raise the additional funds,” said Green. The title sponsor slot, at $20,000, is still available and Green said she’s hoping someone will step forward to fill the role. “We are resigned to the fact that at this late date we won’t find too many ‘big dollar’ sponsors, but if 100 $250 sponsors or 25 $500 sponsors would adequately fill the hole in our budget bucket,” she said. “If every household in Kanata donated just a loonie or a toonie we wouldn’t have to be having this conversation every year.” The Canada Day event is not a city-funded event and is run entirely by volunteers. “Without sponsorship there would be no event,” said Green. “This event is funded 100 per cent through sponsorships, donations and grants.”
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The Canada Day in Kanata committee is still looking to fill 60 per cent of its funding for this year’s event after a number of sponsors backed out. The July 1 festivities, held at Walter Baker Park, attract an average of 30,000 people each year. • Bronze: $500 • Friends and Neighbours: up to $500 Depending on the level of sponsorship, the Canada Day in Kanata committee offers onsite signage, company advertising on its website, onsite booth space and public announcements, logos on its flyers, and
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VIP tickets to the Top of the Hill, said Green. “We strive to support local business whenever possible, and many of our event vendors and suppliers are local. As well, the majority of our programming and entertainment is supplied by local organizations and artists,” said Green. The all-day festival sees an average of 25,000 to 30,000 visitors each year, with people coming from all over the city and as far away as Detroit, said Green. “Canada Day in Kanata provides members of our community and surrounding communities an opportunity to celebrate being Canadian in our own neighborhood. There is something for everyone; great daytime activities and entertainment, good food, beer tent, amusement rides – all within close proximity to their homes. “No trafﬁc or massive crowds to deal with,” she added. “Folks can come out and enjoy some of the daytime activities, take their little ones home for a nap and come back for an awesome stage show, this year featuring Trooper, and the best fireworks display outside of downtown.” Three years ago, the committee was unsure about the future of Canada Day in Kanata and there was talk 2010 would be the end of the event. But sponsorship picked up and the event continued. “This is a concern every year,” said Green. “Next year will be our 10th year and we struggle to secure sponsorship each and every year.” Green added the committee is also looking for someone with WordPress experience to take over content management on the Canada Day in Kanata website. Onsite donations will also be accepted on July 1. For details and other sponsorship opportunities, visit canadadayinkanata.com or email Green at firstname.lastname@example.org. Canada Day in Kanata is held at Walter Baker Park, off Terry Fox Drive, and admission is free.
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The councillor said she is working to create an advisory group to work with consultants on the urban boundary expansion up March Road. Currently, the area is part of the West-Carleton March ward, but will become part of north Kanata in the future. Wilkinson said the expansion will
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Wilkinson said she’s still looking for nominations for the Kanata North Community Recognition Awards. The awards recognize people or businesses from the area that have made a difference in the community. The award categories include: • Youth, ages 19 and younger • Seniors, 65 and older • Citizen of the Year • Business of the Year Nomination forms are available at Wilkinson’s office in the Mlacak Centre, 2500 Campeau Dr., the Beaverbrook Library Depot, 2 Beaverbrook Dr., or online at mariannewilkinson.com.
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Dancing shoes Participants at the Kanata Seniors Centre enjoyed a visit from new Liberal party leader Justin Trudeau on May 6. Trudeau sat in on the chair exercise class and then visited line dancers Jean Broadfoot and Johanne Klein as the trio stikes a pose. He toured the centre and took photos with several different participants. Trudeau said he had a lot of questions about his children from the seniors, many of whom have their own grandchildren.
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EMC news - The third-annual Far West Fun Fest kicked off with a community breakfast on Thursday, May 2. This year, 147 people signed up for the numerous activities and events, organized by the Kanata Seniors Council and hosted by retirement residents, the legion, city facilities and golf and lawn bowling clubs. “We had no idea it would ever snowball to this size,” said event co-chair Kay Dubie. “There’s just so much enthusiasm.” The first year, around 60 people signed up
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Funds raised at the second annual Condors Classic Golf Tournament, to be held June 3 at the GreyHawk Golf Club, will go towards ice time and registration costs for the hockey team for special needs youth. Ottawa Senators player Kyle Turris and a few of his teammates joined the team for on-ice drills and a scrimmage last year.
EMC news - The second annual Condors Classic Golf Tournament is continuing to raise funds to keep its hockey program on the ice. The Capital City Condors is a hockey team for special needs youth, with groups in the west and east ends of the city. Funds raised through the golf tournament, which will be held on June 3 at the GreyHawk Golf Club, will go towards purchasing ice time and to help keep registration costs low. “As the program grows we need more ice every year,” said Shana Perkins, co-founder of the Condors with her husband Jim. Funds will also go towards the 2015 Special Hockey International Tournament, which the Condors will
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host. Last year, Ottawa Senators players Matt Carkner and Chris Neil attended the tournament, which drew around 110 golfers. “They went and played a hole with each group,” said Perkins, adding that this year “We’re hoping, depending on how things are going with the playoffs, we’d like to be able to have hopefully (Sens player) Kyle (Turris) and if there’s anyone else he could drag along that would be great.” Turris, the Condors honourary captain, is a big supporter of the hockey team. “Five years ago, a small group of people in Ottawa, headed by my friends Jim and Shana Perkins, realized that there were a bunch of kids who loved hockey ... but they never got to play themselves. They had a physical or intellectual challenge or disability that made hockey something they could only watch,” said Turris in an open invitation letter. A group that started as three players, the Capital City Condors has now grown to almost 80 participants, he said. “It has been an absolute blast getting to know the kids and their families, and especially fun to get on the ice with the Condors teams,” said Turris. “The Condors Classic is a fun day of golf, and an opportunity to recognize these special kids. Together we’ll help raise funds needed to keep this program growing and available to more players.” CONDORS PLAYER TO SPEAK
“We were really pleased and sort of surprised,” Perkins said about last year’s turnout. “We didn’t have very good weather, but we still had a ter-
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NIGHT AT THE RACES
The Capital City Condors will also host a Night at the Races on May 23 at the Rideau Carleton Raceway, in partnership with the Ottawa chapter of the Down Syndrome Association. “It’s really a social thing,” said Perkins of the third-annual event. “The point is just for the adults to have a fun night out and we raise a little bit of money at the same time. The event includes a buffet dinner, followed by horse racing for those who want to partake. Tickets are $45 and available online at dsancr.com.
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rific day.” This year, tournament organizers are hoping to fill all 144 spots. “They’re going to get to interact with Condors players and they’re actually going to hear one of them speak at the dinner,” said Perkins, adding a parent of a first-time player will also talk about what the team means to her. “This is our biggest fundraising event for the year,” Perkins said. Space is available for 144 golfers for the shotgun start and there is a dinner only option for those who don’t golf but still want to support the cause. Tickets are $200 for an individual or $700 for a foursome and include lunch, golf cart rental, 18 holes and dinner. The dinner only option costs $50. Organizers are also looking for a title sponsor, hole sponsors and silent and live auction items. The event takes place at GreyHawk, which is located at 4999 Boundary Rd., Cumberland. For more details, visit capitalcitycondors.org.
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self-disappointment happens to be a function of my Christian heritage. Recently, however, I decided that, whatever my current beliefs or behaviours, my faith is important enough to ensure my daughter is baptised into it. I searched around for a church and decided to return to a downtown community. I donâ€™t usually â€œreturnâ€? to a church because Iâ€™m always fearful that people will be disappointed, angry or unhelpful, given my prior desertion. Usually, I like to shop around for a new church, a clean slate. But thereâ€™s one particular
particular church has a whole slew of people to greet you as you come in. (Itâ€™s a bit like Walmart without the carts). And I wasnâ€™t sure how welcome I would be, given my past desertion(s). Turns out, one of the church greeters recognized me immediately, threw her arms around me in a big hug! â€œWelcome back! Itâ€™s so wonderful to see you! And you have a baby!â€? I stood through the contemporary gospel music, took part in the Anglican liturgy, the reading of the gospel, the prayers of the people and finally through communion, and I shed a private tear. The bodyâ€™s way of washing you
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aseball continues to flounder at Ottawa Stadium. Pity the poor fan awaiting the opening pitch of a new season. The sun is shining, the fans are ready, but thereâ€™s no team on the field. The stop-start process of trying to snag a AAclass team for Ottawa Stadium has been frustrating. City staff once proposed condominiums for the parking lot, but that was shot down because fans might need somewhere to park once a AA team gets here. In negotiations to bring a high level of baseball back to Ottawa, teams have thrown the city a few curveballs. So far the Ottawa has whiffed. The Fat Cats of the Intercounty Baseball League were kicked out of the stadium because the city wanted to renovate prior to the arrival of AA ball. Now that AA is guaranteed to miss the 2013 season, the eviction has proved unnecessary. People went to see the Fat Cats. They were family oriented, with low ticket prices and the highest attendance numbers in the league. Forcing the team out prior to a AA deal being finalized now seems like the wrong move. Weâ€™re left with a wonderful site and no team. The earliest we will see a AA team â€“ or any pro
baseball at all â€“ will be the 2014 season. It means a whole summer will go by with an empty park. Surely the city would have enough advance notice of the pending arrival of a AA team to get the place fixed up. The negotiations to get a new team to Ottawa have been a mystery. Itâ€™s understandable that there will be a period of secrecy during active negotiations to bring a new team here, but there must be some clue if an upcoming season is going to happen or not. With no pro team this summer â€“ and no renovations planned in the short term â€“ the gates of Ottawa Stadium should be thrown open for the community to enjoy. Former Fat Cats general manager Duncan MacDonald has proposed the park could host family events, menâ€™s leagues and Little League baseball this summer. Heâ€™s willing to co-ordinate the process, providing turn-key service to the city. Itâ€™s a proposal worth considering but the city has said no. The stadium is paid for with residentsâ€™ tax dollars; who better to round the bases than the cityâ€™s own ball players? Thereâ€™s only one answer to MacDonaldâ€™s proposal: play ball!
Do we really need another gleaming palace of gloom?
f itâ€™s your birthday and you make the proper phone calls, you and some friends can ride in the pace car at Rideau Carleton Raceway. Itâ€™s pretty good to be one of those friends. The car, a big Cadillac limousine with a wide metal gate attached to the rear, drives along ahead of the horses. A man in back controls the gate and, in the initial stages, also controls the accelerator. When he accelerates and swings back the gate, the driver in front takes over, the race begins and you in the birthday group, facing sideways, get to watch the race up close, hearing the sounds and feeling the speed â€“ even if you see a bit more than you might want to of the driversâ€™ encouragement of the horses. You get let off beside the winnerâ€™s circle where the happy owner waits. Then you walk back into the building and up to the restaurant area where people enjoy the buffet and place bets at their table. If you play your cards right, to mix a metaphor, you can have a nice meal and only lose a few dollars on the horses. You can tell, as you wander over for a second dessert, that most of the people are enjoying themselves. They holler encourage-
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this room many times on the way into the track and I have never seen anyone laughing or smiling. I see people sitting or standing solemnly in front of their chosen machines, methodically feeding money into them and waiting gloomily for money to come out. From there, walking into the restaurant and the sight of the race track is like walking into the light. The paradoxical thing about this is itâ€™s still gambling, whether youâ€™re betting on a horse or a machine. But it feels different. To bet on a horse, you may scan the racing form and other available information for clues â€“ what did the horse do in the last race, did it start strongly and fade or did it move up in the late stages of the race; who are its owners, its driver; what are the odds, who are the handicappers picking? Or you might just decide you like the horseâ€™s name. Two dollars on Stanley Cup to win. Somehow going through the process makes you feel like you have a stake in the outcome, and if you win, it is a testament to your skill. If you lose, well itâ€™s only $2. This helps keep you smiling, while you return once again to the dessert table. On you way out, after emerging from the
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noisy gloom of the slots area, you scan some petitions from the horse racing and breeding industry, who feel rightfully threatened by the Ontario governmentâ€™s plans to introduce more big casinos and end the lottery commissionâ€™s partnership with the race tracks. According to the industry, tens of thousands of jobs are at stake. Now, itâ€™s unfortunate that the racing industry needs the slots to support itself, but if the choice is between keeping the track going and constructing another gleaming palace of gloom, itâ€™s not difficult to know which one to cheer.
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THIS WEEK’S POLL QUESTION:
What do you think the city should do with the empty Ottawa Stadium?
A) Use it to host Little League baseball and men’s league and family events. B) Use the hiatus of no professional baseball to renvoate the stadium and fix up the surrounding area. C) Explore the possibliity of using space, such as the parking lot, for development. D)Not a thing. Just wait for the return of AA baseball, hopefully next season. PREVIOUS POLL SUMMARY:
Do you think a tunnel beneath Richmond Road is the best route for the western branch of the LRT?
A) Yes. It is the optimum route and the underground track will cause the least disruption to the community.
B) No. Carling Avenue presents a much better option for light rail.
C) No. The city needs to make
D) I don’t even take transit, so
a deal with the NCC so the tracks can go down the river parkway. I could care less where it runs.
To the editor, The Kanata Food Cupboard has moved to a new warehouse. The families who seek our assistance will continue to visit our main site at St Paul’s Anglican Church at 20 Young Rd. However, due to the pending development of the current warehouse site at 2 The Parkway, we are relocating to 340 Legget Drive. The old Canada Post site provided us with unequalled capacity to sort and store the food donations we receive, and to handle the major efforts associated with preparing the Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas hampers. We would like to thank Ken Hoppner and Brian Morley of Morley Hoppner Group for their significant generosity during the 18 months we leased their space. We also would like to thank Waste Management, Investors’ Group, Golder Associates and The Senators Foundation for joining the “builders’ Club” and contributing funds to offset our lease costs. We also want to give a shout-out to Rob Byers for all the maintenance work he did on our behalf and to Jarrett Gibbons for clearing the snow at no charge. As I mentioned, we have now moved to a Kanata Research Park facility at 340 Legget Dr. This has been made possible due to the
very generous and accommodating folks at the Kanata Research Park, especially Linda Sprung. We will be situated near the Ottawa Furniture Bank, which also does important work assisting those in our community. To all our volunteers who put their backs into helping us with our big move, thanks for lifting all that inventory. Without your ongoing help, we could not carry out our work.
If anyone is interested in visiting our new warehouse, or would like to volunteer, please e-mail our volunteer co-ordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our web site. Marc Dumais Kanata Food Cupboard chairman See LETTERS, page 10
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Goodbye Sippy Cup It was a sad day yesterday for me and other parents in the community to hear the news. After close to three years of business, Sippy Cup Cafe is closing its doors. I have been going to the cafe in Morgan’s Grant since
my two-and-a-half year old son was about six months old, when all he could do was sit in the high chair and watch me enjoy a latte while I visited with my friends. After the birth of my daughter, I loved going to Sippy Cup even more. The café became a bit of a respite for me when my husband was out of town for work, when the days sometimes felt endless.
It was a place I could go and watch my little guy play as I nursed my baby girl, not having to worry about my toddler sticking his fingers in electrical sockets or playing with the dishwasher, as I do at home. Sippy Cup was a convenient and easy excuse to get out of the house for a change of scene, and a place where my son could play with other
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kids and enjoy different toys. Over the past three years, Sippy Cup Cafe had become that go-to place for myself and many other parents and even grandparents in the community. It was a place where tired, busy and sometimes lonely moms could get a break and some much needed sanity. It was the only cafe in the community where parents could watch their kids play from the sidelines, knowing they were happy, safe and not bothering anybody. What I loved most about that place was that I could go even if I hadn’t arranged to meet somebody there. Often I would run into somebody I knew, or I would just start chatting with other parents who had brought their kids. It was a friendly, local place to relax and get a snack. As sad as I am for the impact on me, I can’t even begin to imagine how devastated owner Preston Martelly and his family must be. Even with Preston’s passion for the café, and the amazing connections he made with other local business owners, it wasn’t enough to keep the business sustainable. Preston put his heart and soul into the café.
He hosted date nights, concerts, birthday parties, readings from local authors, workshops for business owners and much more. He regularly updated his menu, Facebok page, and he always served great coffee. He also supported the local community in any way he could. He helped local companies advertise and promote, and he was always willing to help out by providing advice, encouragement and support for new business ventures. Specifically, he was a source of inspiration to me to get Kids in Kanata started. He provided the right mix of enthusiasm and knowledge. Local store owners have also been affected by the sad news. Patti Taggart, owner of Tag Along Toys in the Kanata Signature Centre, and Sarah Kelly, owner of Elm Hill Kids next store, are both crushed that Sippy Cup had to close. Being Kanata business owners, the news hit them really hard. Of course they also feel sad for Preston who has a young family. Patti Taggart told me yesterday how upsetting it is for her to see local businesses fold. Chiquita baby, Three Bags Full, and Casual El-
egance in Stittsville are a few examples of local stores that have recently suffered due to a lack of support from the community. Local blogger Chris Read, aka Canadian Dad, who is very supportive of local businesses is also saddened to see the café close. “Preston was so involved in our community and its events. They will be missed for sure”. Based on the reaction from the community, including all the kind words people have written on Preston’s Facebook page, it would appear that we have lost so much more than just a coffee shop. We have lost a community builder and a means for parents to connect. I wish Preston Martelly nothing but the best in his future endeavours, and I know that the community shares this sentiment. Jennifer Perlin kidsinkanata.com
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May the Fourth Be With You Sixteen-year-old volunteer Colin Mylrea plays Darth Vader during a Star Wars event hosted by the Teen Advisory Group team at the Hazeldean branch of the Ottawa Public Library on May 4. More than 80 children participated in the activities that included jedi training with children donned in jedi robes and used pool noodle light sabers to keep balloons from touching the ground.
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EMC news - McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada Limited has submitted an application to the city to build a restaurant in north Kanata. The fast-food chain has applied for a zoning change and site plan approval at 886 March Rd. near Maxwell Bridge Road, across from the Sobeys. The proposal includes a free-standing, single-storey restaurant with a drive thru window and 58 parking spaces. “The applications are still under review,” said city planner Lily Xu, at the Kanata North community town hall meeting on April 29. She will also present the plans at the upcoming Briarbrook, Brookside,
Morgan’s Grant Community Association meeting on May 15. One resident whose house will border the proposed restaurant on the Brookside side was worried about the lack of noise and visual barriers. “Now I’ve got parking spaces facing my house,” he said. “I don’t see right now any buffering.” Kanata North Coun. Marianne Wilkinson said the proposal is not finalized and comments will be taken into consideration. “We don’t want to have any light spills either,” she said. The proposal can be viewed at Ottawa.ca/ devapps. Comments can be submitted to Xu at email@example.com or by calling 613580-2424 ext. 27505.
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Free tennis Four-year-old Cara Li tries out the game of tennis at the Glen Cairn Tennis Club fun day of free tennis on May 4. The club offered free tennis lessons to people of all ages. Participants benefitted from professional on-court instruction and had the chance to practiced their new tennis skills.
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EMC news - The 1st Kanata Scout Group and Venturer Company were out in full force on April 29. A group of 23 Scouts, seven Venturers and six leaders
completed a spring clean up of the group’s adopted park at the Town Centre Park running between Kanata Avenue and Campeau Drive. “We collected about 25 bags of garbage - it always tends to be a little cleaner after the winter as people haven’t started to
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use the park yet,” said leader Graham Birkenhead in an email. “(The) most interesting find was a 20-foot iron tube.” The garbage was collected by the city the following morning. The Scout group also hosted its annual bike exchange on April 27, with more than 300 bicycles changing owners. On May 4 the group planted 450 trees as part of a reforesta-
The 1st Kanata Scout Group and Venturer Company collected 25 bags of garbage on April 29 during its annual spring clean up of Town Centre Park.
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EMC news - Ottawa police are investigating after a man attempted to lure a 13-year-old boy into his truck near Bridlewood Public School on April 25. The man, described as white, 30 to 40 years old and six feet tall, was standing close to a pathway near Bluegrass Drive at 7:45 a.m. when he approached the boy. The suspect offered the child a prize to look for his lost dog, suggesting the animal was un-
der a nearby blue pickup truck, possibly a Ford model. The boy refused and reported the incident when he arrived at school. Police say the man has brown hair, a moustache and was wearing brown pants, shoes with yellow laces and was carrying a blue backpack at the time of the incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact the west division duty staff sergeant’s desk at 613-236-1222 ext. 2912 or phone Crime Stoppers at 613-233-8477 (TIPS) or toll free at 1800-222-8477.
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Broughton Lands Park proposal to feature natural elements Jessica Cunha
EMC news - A new park in the Broughton subdivision of north Kanata will incorporate the natural environment into its play areas. The neighbourhood park proposal was presented during the Kanata North community town hall meeting on April 29 and will incorporate natural features of the land such as large rocks. “(We will) work with the natural features of the park,” said Diane Emmerson, a landscape architect, adding planners will “integrate the play areas into the existing rock features” making it an “interesting adventure experience for the kids.” Fences have already been installed around unstable areas to keep residents safe, said Emmerson.
A steep slope will be turned into a winding path to make navigating the land as easy as possible. A second entrance will have more level access to the park from the opposite side. “We will try to make it as accessible as possible,” Emmerson said. The budget for the 0.8 hectare Broughton Lands Park is $400,000. Construction will likely begin in late summer or early fall of 2013, with completion scheduled for some time next year, said Emmerson. “Having (a park) in the neighbourhood will be really helpful,” said Kanata North Coun. Marianne Wilkinson. Right now, children in the area are crossing Kanata Avenue to get to the nearest park area. “It’s quite a good size park,” Wilkinson said.
A proposal for the neighbourhood Broughton Lands Park incorporates many of the area’s natural features, such as large rocks children can play on. The budget for the 0.8 hectare park is $400,000.
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Condors player of the week Twelve-year-old Connor Woodward says playing for the Capital City Condors will “help me make the NHL.” The defence player wears jersey number 5. Every week, we honour the players on the Capital City Condors hockey team, an inclusive club for children and youth with special needs. Players of all ability levels from age six and up can participate. For more details on the Capital City Condors, visit the website at capitalcitycondors.org.
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Cleaning up the neighbourhood The Kanata Hazeldean Community Association cleans up their neighbourhood on May 1, part of the city’s Cleaning the Capital campaign.
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Lanark Landowners Association Presents the Second in a series of Provincial Municipal law Seminars Saturday May 25 Carleton Place Town Hall Registration 11:00am Seminar 1:00pm $10.00 Registration
Private Property Owners - More Rights Than You Know; • By-law enforcement - NO right to warrantless entry • Municipal By-laws - NO authority over Private Property • Municipal Property Standards - NOT for Private Property • Section 15 of the Building Code – more at the meeting • Crown Land Patent Grant, Deed, Original Survey and notes
Elected Ofﬁcials; • Municipal Corporate By-laws are they Constitutional • Protect yourself from Tort Action – they are coming • Legal Limitations and Private Property – less than you think • Ofﬁcial Plans - Optional not Mandatory – we have the evidence
Disc golf season
Guests: Liz Marshall, Terry Green, Jack MacLaren MPP, Tom Black
Twelve-year-old Cedric Jolivet throws a flying disc during a big brother big sister tournament at Beaverbrook Park on May 5 hosted by the Ottawa Disc Golf Club. The event was part of promoting the sport of disc golf within the National Capital Region. Participants received instructions and demostrations and had two hours of play at the park.
Contact Jeff Bogaerts 613-222-3174 President Lanark LA www.ontariolandowners.ca
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Hydro rates not a factor in economic growth: Chiarelli email@example.com
EMC news - Speaking at a media event with fellow Liberal MPPs following the release of the 2013 provincial budget, energy minister Bob Chiarelli called rising hydro rates a “bubble” that will eventually pass. The minority Ontario Liberal government is currently promoting a budget filled with spending designed to garner the approval of the New Democratic Party, whose support is needed to pass the budget and avoid an election. However, the budget plans were announced against the backdrop of the ongoing gas plant scandal and related legislative committee hearings. The expenditure of an estimated $600 million to cancel the construction of two Toronto-area gas plants is an issue that dogged former Premier Dalton McGuinty and former energy minister Chris Bentley in the year leading up to the prorogation of the legislature last fall and resulted in the resignation of both men. Despite new faces in both positions, the issue is still a thorn for the
Liberals, especially since the cost to cancel the two plants will be covered by ratepayers already facing rising electricity costs. During the May 3 media conference, Chiarelli responded to a question regarding the uncertain costs of the gas plant cancellations. “Part of the costs of relocation, what they call the sunk costs, the actual money that was spent on the projects in the ground ... those costs have already been put on the fiscal plan and included in the budgets last year and the year before,” said Chiarelli, before saying the Ontario Power Authority didn’t factor in longterm costs to the final figure. “The long-term costs are ongoing into long-term rate impact,” he said, adding the costs pertaining to the cancellation and relocation of the plants will be incorporated into general expenditures that include current and future hydro generation projects. In other words, Ontario ratepayers will pay for the cancellations just like any other electricity grid improvement. “The impact will be there, but it will be included with
billions of dollars of other expenditures that are made over a 20-year-period in the electricity system,” said Chiarelli, adding, “There are steps that are being taken in the medium and long-term to mitigate the increases in rates.” The province’s solar and wind providers, as well as the gas plants needed to offset the finicky generation output of those renewables, were signed to 20-year contracts by the Ontario Power Authority. According to the Ontario Energy Board, off-peak electricity rates have risen from 2.7 cents per kwh in May of 2008 to 6.7 cents per kwh in May of this year. In the same time, onpeak rates rose from 9.3 cents per kwh to 12.4 cents. Speaking with Metroland Media, Chiarelli was asked whether he thought the province’s electricity rates -- elevated due to the cost of implementing the many aspects of the Green Energy Act -- were a factor in the state of Ontario’s struggling economy, especially the deflation of the province’s manufacturing sector. Chiarelli said that while rates were being pushed upwards by capital expenditure
Fire Hydrants: Testing for your Safety This summer, as in past years, the City of Ottawa will be testing municipal ﬁre hydrants on various streets throughout your community. Fire hydrant testing may result in temporary inconveniences, such as poor water pressure and brown or rust-coloured water. It is important to note that temporarily discoloured City water is not harmful to your health. This ongoing maintenance procedure ensures that our hydrants are ready, should Fire Services require their use.
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the economy -- the expansion of the Ring of Fire up north, for example. The mining sector is expanding dramatically, and that is going to require more investments as well - you incorporate those factors into the long-term energy plans.” The Ring of Fire, a large, O-shaped deposit of chromite (the key ingredient in stainless steel) in Ontario’s far north is appealing to prospective mining companies, though the remote area lacks basic infrastructure and would pose an expensive start-up challenge to companies wanting to extract the chromite. On that topic, Chiarelli said the province is re-directing
some of the surplus power it sells at a loss to neighbouring jurisdictions to the industries that need it. “We actually have created a new energy program for new industrial facilities and a second one for expanded industrial facilities, which leverages our surplus power,” he said. “The Independent Electric System Operator -- IESO -- has created projections on what our surpluses will be, and we’re using that surplus energy – instead of selling that power cheap – we’re selling it in Ontario to industrial expansion companies to mitigate their rate increases.” That program is in existence now, Chiarelli said.
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in the sector and ongoing lifecycle maintenance, measures are being taken to reduce the impact on key sectors of the economy. “That is a temporary bubble that’s going through the system ... . What we’re able to do to mitigate that bubble - while we’re coming through that much-needed capital investment that pushes the rates up -- we have six or seven targeted programs that mitigates the rate,” said Chiarelli, referring to the clean energy benefit applied to individual hydro bills, as well as programs for larger commercial and industrial employers. “One of the important requirements is the expansion of
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Over the next few weeks, the City will be testing ﬁre hydrants in the following neighbourhoods:
For more information on what to do if you experience discoloured water and for daily updates on which streets will be affected, please visit our website at ottawa.ca/ﬁrehydrants. You can also call the water information line at 613-560-6089 or the City of Ottawa’s call centre at 3-1-1.
From left, Energy Minister Bob Chiarelli, Glengarry-Prescott-Russell MPP Grant Crack and Ottawa-Centre MPP Yasir Naqvi promote the liberal budget during a press conference on May 3.
Wednesday May 22 , 2013 Andrew S. Haydon Hall Ottawa City Hall 110 Laurier Avenue West Ottawa, Ontario
The meeting will take place within the framework of a City Council meeting scheduled to commence at 10:00 am. Anyone wishing to attend is requested to consult the agenda for the Council meeting at www.ottawa.ca Councillor Marianne Wilkinson Chair
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From left, Megan Kawai, Sarah Manyoki, Marie Arsenault, Caroline Liang, Haley Miller, Danica Goodchild and Erika Lin celebrate their wins after competing in the recent Eastern Regional Championships in Montreal.
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EMC sports - Eight of the Kanata Rhythmic Gymnastics Club’s best gymnasts competed at the Eastern Regional Championships in Montreal on April 25 to 28, with golden results. Kanata’s most experienced gymnasts won the overall gold in four categories, with Megan Kawai, Danica Goodchild and Sarah Manyoki sweeping the field in the 6C, 6B and
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5B categories respectively, with gold in every event. Marie Arsenault won the overall gold and gold in two events in the 5C category. Kanata’s younger gymnasts also showed that they are to be reckoned with. Caroline Liang won silver in hoop and bronze in free which combined with her ball routine placed her sixth overall in 4B, while in the 3B category Erika Lin tied for the gold in ball, and won seventh place in the free routine and overall. Haley Miller won sixth place in the free routine and tenth place overall. In the national senior category, Lucinda Nowell won a gold medal in the ribbon, bronzes for her ball and hoop routines, and fourth in the clubs to win the overall silver medal and a place in the Canadian Championships, which will be held in Ottawa during the long weekend in May at Carleton University. This golden weekend followed the second qualifying meet hosted in Kanata the previous weekend during which 18 KRSG gymnasts qualified for the Ontario championships in Toronto in June. Highlights included the gold medal for Danica Goodchild in the 6B ribbon event, and overall silver medals for Megan Kawai and Danica Goodchild. Julia Yang in Level 5A won two silver medals in free and rope and Brianna Lu won two bronze medals in ball and overall in level 4A. Cynthia Zhang enjoyed a sixth place finish, up six places from the first qualifying meet. R0012085841
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Each day of the week marked with special chores
y sister Audrey said she was tired of the same old routine day in and day out. Since I was so very young when she made this comment, I had no idea what routine was. So I asked Audrey to print the word in my scribbler and say what the word meant. Even at that early age I was very interested in words and kept a record in a fat scribbler whenever I heard one I hadnâ€™t heard before. My scribbler was getting quite thick and even though I went over it often, I would forget what a word meant and Audrey would have to explain it to me all over again, which didnâ€™t please her in the least. Well, Audrey could say what she liked about routine and how bored she was with it, but I liked how our lives on the farm were so orderly, and as far as I was concerned I wanted nothing to change. Every Monday morning, our beds didnâ€™t have to be made up because that was the day the sheets were stripped and Mother did the washing. It didnâ€™t matter if the snow
MARY COOK Mary Cookâ€™s Memories was coming down in buckets, or it was raining so hard you could barely see the barns, Monday was wash day. I knew that on Monday night there would be fresh sheets on our beds, taken right off the clothes line and smelling of spring and the outdoors. That night, I didnâ€™t mind in the least going to bed. Every Tuesday when we came from school, we could smell in the kitchen the scent of newly ironed clothes. Shirts would be draped over chairs, tea towels stacked neatly in a pile on the kitchen table ready to be put in the drawer in the backto-the-wall cupboard. Even our pinny aprons would be ironed and hanging on the hook by the stove. Without fail, Tuesday was the day the ironing was done. At mealtimes, things never
varied. Breakfast was the very same every morning: big bowls of porridge, fried potatoes, back bacon and thick slices of homemade bread slathered with butter and jam. Dinner was always at noon â€“ there was no such thing as lunch in the middle of the day. The routine of mid-day dinner never varied. Father expected, and got, meat, potatoes, one or two different vegetables and an ample piece of homemade pie. After all, his work had begun at dawn, and even though his breakfast was ample, by noon it had worn off and he was more than ready for what he called â€œa decent meal.â€? The routine continued at supper: meat and potatoes, but dessert would be preserves. We never went to bed
without something to tide us over to morning. I couldnâ€™t imagine this routine being broken. This was all part of our life on the farm. Friday night was always the time to get ready for peddling Motherâ€™s wares in Renfrew the next day. There was a regular routine that never varied as long as we lived in Northcote and was one of my favourite evenings
in the entire week. Audrey and I would gather the eggs from the hen house. Audrey would wash them in warm soapy water and I would dry them with a clean flour bag tea towel. Mother would weigh them into their sizes on the egg scale â€“ small, medium and large â€“ and we would carefully pack them into 11-quart baskets. Motherâ€™s sticky buns would
be wrapped in wax paper, freshly plucked chickens singed and laid out on the bake table on a clean white sheet, ready to be packed in the Model T in the morning. Then every Saturday without fail, Mother headed into Renfrew to go door-to-door with what we had prepared the night before. See THE SAME, page 33
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The importance of strength training: § Develop strong bones – strength training increases bone density and reduces the risk of osteoporosis. § Control your weight – as you gain muscle, your body will burn calories more efficiently – which can result in weight loss. § Reduce your risk of injury – building muscle helps protect your joints from injury. It can also contribute to better balance, which can assist in maintaining your independence as you age. § Boost stamina – as you get stronger, you won’t fatigue as easily. § Manage chronic conditions – strength training can reduce symptoms and signs of many chronic conditions such as arthritis, back pain, depression, diabetes and osteoporosis. § Sharpen your focus – some research suggests that regular strength training helps improve attention for older adults.
Begin her morning with a cup of warm water and the juice of half of a lemon to wake up the digestion. Save the other half of the lemon to make an awakening hot towel by mixing hot water with the juice of the other half of the lemon. Lemon is a natural astringent and will leave her skin feeling fresh, clean and glowing. Then treat Mom to a refreshing bowl of quinoa with berries and lemon zest. The high fibre helps to balance blood sugar and helps collagen production to keep her skin glowing and healthy. As a gift you can make her a Grapeseed Avocado Oil Night Moisturizer with this simple recipe, and then enjoy your Mother’s Day with family and friends!
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Asparagus, goat cheese bruschetta quick and tasty
• 250 g (8 oz) asparagus, trimmed • 2 cloves garlic, minced • 45 ml (3 tbsp) extra-virgin olive oil • 25 ml (2 tbsp) chopped, drained,
oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes • Salt and pepper • 90 g (3 oz) goat cheese • 24 crostini (toasted baguette slices), cooled Preparation
In pot of boiling, salted water, cook asparagus until tender, which should take about three minutes. Drain the water, then rinse or plunge the asparagus into cold water and drain again. Pat it dry with a paper towel. Chop the asparagus into small pieces and place in a
bowl. Add the garlic, oil, tomatoes, and salt and pepper to taste. Spread a little of the cheese onto each crostini and then top with the asparagus mixture. Serve immediately. To make crostini, cut a baguette into one centimetre (1/2-inch) thick slices and place in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake in an oven at 200 C (400 F) for five to six minutes or until the baguette is lightly toasted.
Cultural celebration Charla Green, Tracy Teasdale and Audra Green attend culture night at the Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health on May 1. The evening welcomed more than 100 community members and featured story telling, Inuit drum dancing, speakers and lots of food. R0012080007
EMC lifestyle - The topping for this appetizer can be made ahead, but assemble the bruschetta just before serving. The topping is also delicious tossed in a green salad. Preparation time: 30 minutes. Cooking time: five minutes. Makes 24 appetizers.
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Cooked Wild Atlantic Lobster The first catch of the season has arrived. Cooked on the wharf to lock in the “fresh from the sea” flavour and delivered fresh throughout the week from Canada’s east coast. But you’d better get cracking – they’re only here until May 22nd or while supplies last.
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Our special savings of thousands on Early Move-In Homes is quickly coming to an end. This is a great opportunity to enjoy life in our popular community of Monahan Landing in Kanata. To save thousands and move in sooner rather than later, now’s the time to visit our Sales Centres. For details, visit www.mattamyhomes.com K AN AT A Elev. ‘B’ Elev. ‘A’
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Grateful for CHEO’s Support Jonathan was diagnosed with epilepsy, a complex neurological condition. Although some people with epilepsy have mild symptoms, others like Jonathan have full-ﬂedged convulsions that leave him unconscious. After the initial excitement that his seizures were under control thanks to medications commonly used to treat epilepsy, they returned with a vengeance. In fact during one such episode his parents had to call 911 to ensure their son would make it to CHEO as quickly as possible because he was struggling to breathe.
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Jonathan Puerto was born healthy but a few weeks later began having seizures after he woke up from his naps. Worried, his parents Elizabeth Pineda and Jose Eduardo Puerto took him to their pediatrician who referred them to CHEO. Under the trusted care of Dr. Sharon Whiting, a pediatric neurologist, Jonathan underwent testing to identify the cause of the severe seizures he experienced on a daily basis, some of which left him unconscious and ﬁghting to breathe. Tests revealed a lesion on the front left side of his brain, the result of a stroke he had likely suffered at birth. Then at six months of age, following additional testing to eliminate other conditions,
To make things worse, when Jonathan was six years old, he had a severe allergic reaction to the standard seizure drug that paramedics carry and went into anaphylactic shock.CHEO specialists were able to help him and to search for another medication to control his seizures.Dr. Whiting herself called paramedic services and ofﬁcials at Ottawa Public Health to lobby for Jonathan. They were very receptive and now have a speciﬁc care plan speciﬁcally tailored to needs, and Jonathan now carries his new medication with him at all times to ensure paramedics can access it when he needs to be transported to CHEO. “That is the CHEO difference. Our son’s doctor took the time to not only identify the best medicine for him, but she made calls herself to various agencies to ensure they’d use this new medication to keep our son safe,” explains Elizabeth, who shudders as she recalls a particularly severe seizure that lasted 24 hours. “Without that care plan, Jonathan’s life would be at risk.”
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Further tests revealed that Jonathan also suffers from cerebral palsy, and he’s since been diagnosed as having autism.Despite those additional challenges, Jonathan is thriving. He speaks three languages, and is in a special needs grade four class where he loves working on the computer, playing with trucks and being with his friends. One role he particularly enjoys is that of older brother to his 18 month old sibling David. Ultimately, the goal is for Jonathan to live his best life, seizure-free and safe. For now, there has been some progress: though he still has occasional seizures they only last 10 minutes or less, as opposed to hours at a time—and their frequency decreased from daily episodes to once every two weeks.If Jonathan’s seizures were to come back at a higher frequency, the next step would be brain surgery but his parents are hopeful that he can avoid that… at least for a while. “Jonathan is a good boy and he’s so handsome,” coos Elizabeth. “My husband and I are very proud of him because despite all his health issues he remains a positive little boy who is very loving and caring. Every morning he wakes up with a smile on his face. We are lucky to have him and his brother David.” Jonathan will be ten years old in June.With the help of his loving family, their friends and the expert CHEO staff, this young boy can trust that he is in good hands and that he will be well cared for with a treatment plan tailor-made to his needs.And this is something the Puerto family is truly grateful for.
Living with Cancer By Tracey Tong
A husband, father of two adult children and former senior civil servant, Andrew Grifﬁth was healthy and active in his early ﬁfties.
is about something bigger than the individual. “It’s also about how we all react and support one another during times of need,” he said.
Then in June 2009 Grifﬁth’s life turned upside down. He was diagnosed with mantle cell lymphoma, an aggressive and incurable form of lymphoma.
His record of his cancer journey has now turned into a book – Living with Cancer: A Journey.
He immediately underwent treatment at The Ottawa Hospital, where, over the next three years, he went through a cycle of recovery, relapse and further treatment. He decided to chronicle his experiences, reactions and reﬂections on how he came to terms with his fate, and documented the numerous physical, emotional and relationship challenges he faced. His writings became a journey of self-discovery. During the writing process he realized that the disease
“This is a story of appreciation for the bigger and smaller things in life; of reﬂection, and on how not to take life for granted,” said Grifﬁth, who included his thoughts on living, faith, support, creating meaning and working with others in the book. Since his illness, Andrew has contributed to MD Anderson’s Cancerwise, KevinMD and the Cancer Knowledge Network.
well as health professionals wishing to gain a better understanding of the patient experience. He will be donating 50 per cent of author proceeds to The Ottawa Hospital Foundation. Check out his blog, My Lymphoma Journey, at http://lymphomajourney.wordpress.com/, and follow him on Twitter @LymphomaJourney.
He says his book is intended for anyone living with cancer and the people who love them, as
Living with Cancer: A Journey is available for $3.99 at Amazon, iBookstore, and Kobo. R0012078220-0509
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EMC news - Anna Bullock had a good workout last Sunday night. The Grade 12 All Saints Catholic High School student was put through the paces walking back and forth to the awards table during the Young at Art ceremony held at the Mlacak Centre on May 5, where she was honoured five times for her mixedmedia work, Patience Cradle. The piece won her Brian’s Pick, a category judged by gallery member Brian Gallup; the Senior Award for mixed media artwork; Best of Mixed Media Award and the Young at Art Founder’s Award. “They mean a lot,” said Bullock. “I was very honoured to be awarded them.” Bullock was also named this year’s recipient of the Ben Babelowsky Award, handed to her by the famed local artist himself. “He’s a prominent artist in the community and it feels really nice to be recognized by him,” said Bullock. The young artist plans to study chemistry and fine arts at Queen’s University next year, and she hopes to eventually study art conservation in the university’s graduate program. Bullock was one of 380 young artists from 60 schools across the city who entered the 17 th annual Young at Art contest, with prizes going to junior and senior participants in three regions: east, west and central, with separate award nights and gallery exhibits. This is the seventh year the contest has been open to youth between the ages of 13 to 19 across Ottawa; previously, the event was hosted by the Kanata Civic Art Gallery for local participants. “The success of this idea led to the present citywide event that now in-
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Anna Bullock, a Grade 12 student at All Saints Catholic High School, displays her mixed-media work Patience Cradle, recipient of five awards at the 2013 Young at Art West ceremony at the Mlacak Centre on May 5. cludes the Trinity Art Gallery in Orleans, the Atrium and Centrepointe Theatre galleries at Ben Franklin Place in Nepean and here in the Kanata Civic Art Gallery in Kanata where it originated,” said Allison Fagan, during the 2013 Young at Art West ceremony. A few of the artists picked up several awards. Ryan Lee, a Grade 12 Earl of March Secondary School student, snagged two: The Ottawa Art Gallery Award of Accomplishment and the Ottawa Guild of Potters awards for his clay piece, Life Cycle. Lee has been working in the clay medium since he was six years old, when he started studying the discipline at the Nepean Visual Arts Centre. “Clay has that meaning of your hand in it,” said Lee. “It’s like your
piece is you.” Lee said he hopes to study medical imaging at McMaster University next year, but that art will always have a place in his life. “It always will be a hobby of mine,” he said. Laura Manyoki also won two awards – the Rosemary Randell Award of Merit and the David W. Jones Award – for her graphite drawing Old Balinese Lady. Jones, one of Canada’s foremost landscape painters, presented the award named after him in person to Laura, calling her up onto the stage to praise her work. Jones said some people may have been surprised to see a landscape artist choose a portrait as the winner of the David W. Jones Award. “I was judging solely based on
merit,” said Jones. “It was a wonderful drawing. It had a strong element of being insightful, probing, investigative and skillfully drawn.” The Grade 11 All Saints student said that she hasn’t decided what she wants in life yet, but that could change, especially after receiving two Young at Art awards. “It’s nice to know that other people like my art,” she said. “Right now art is just a hobby, but it opens my eyes to my future, what I possibly could be doing.” Other award winners were: • Junior Award for Drawing: Jeremy Kovaks, All Saints, for his drawing Remnants of Our Past • Senior Award for Drawing: Yingfei Sun, Bell High School, for her colour pencil work Recncontre • Best of Drawing Award: Yingfei Sun
• Junior Award for Painting: Hanna Zhang, Canterbury High School, for her watercolour painting Speldosa • Senior Award for Paining: Megan Wang, Earl of March Secondary School, for her painting The Voyage • Best of Painting Award: Hannah Zhang • Junior Award for Mixed Media: Colleen Russett, Canterbury High School, for her watercolour and colour pencil work Exploring the Mind • Mixed Media honourable mention: Tina Sun, Franco west French high school, for her artwork Tradition Meets Modern Inner Journey in Perspective • Junior Award for Other Media: Darien Drevniok, Venta Preparatory School, for his print Dog Sled Trip 2013 See ARTS, page 33 R0012079925
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Ryan Lee, a Grade 12 student at Earl of March Secondary School, enjoys the artistic medium of clay. His piece Life Cycle snagged him two Young at Art awards last Sunday.
Arts just one interest for award winners â€˘ Senior Award for Other Media: Eric Gourgon, All Saints, for his pastel work A Break from Kingri â€˘ Best of Other Media Award: Eric Gourgon â€˘ Junior Award for Three Dimensional work: Jessica Lee, Earl of March, for her pottery Break â€˘ Senior Award for Three Dimensional work: Freya Poirier, All Saints, for her sculpture The Fantasy of the Woman in Blue â€˘ Best of Three Dimensional work: Lauren Coutu, All Saints, for her sculpture Separation Anxiety â€˘ Kanata Seniors Council Award of Excellence: Abby Cao, Earl of March, for her work Masquerade and Reflection; Yingfei Sun, Bell High School, for her work Rencontre â€˘ Allison Fagan Award for Promising Colour Pencil: Meihan Liu, Bell
High School, for her colour pencil work Fruits. Some of the awards came with cash prizes or gift certificates. Most of the winners were also given space at local galleries, like the Kanata Civic Art Gallery, to showcase their work. â€œItâ€™s an opportunity for them to be taken seriously,â€? said Young at Art organizer Judi Miller. â€œThe kids come in and theyâ€™re really supportive of each other, and they do like to see their peers recognized.â€™ This year, Young at Art introduced the theme of Samuel de Champlainâ€™s first voyage up the Ottawa River, in honour of the 400th anniversary of the historic trip. The Young at Art winning artwork will be on display until May 10 at the Kanata Civic Art Gallery, located in the Mlacak Centre, 2500 Campeau Dr.
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Perhaps this was why Audrey complained so much about the routine: she was usually left at home to clean the house, while I was allowed to go with Mother. But that didnâ€™t mean I was spared from Saturday chores. When we got back to the farm, it was my job to churn the butter in the middle of the kitchen. Wrapped in a long white pinny and sitting on a straight-back chair, I plunged the round wood disc into the fresh cream, waiting for the change in the sound coming from deep in the churn, when I would know that my labour had paid off, and soon there would be butter. Saturday was butter day and that never varied. Saturday was also bake day. Bread
would be ready for the oven by the time we got back from Renfrew, pie crusts would be filled and as always a slab cake would be at the ready just in case neighbours dropped in for a game of euchre that night. Every night, without fail, we had our prayers. They were said on our knees around Mother who sat in the rocking chair in the corner of the big upstairs hall, which my sister Audrey and I called our bedroom. Our prayers never varied either. Sometimes we prayed so long, I would doze off with my head on Motherâ€™s knee. Another day would be done, another day, just like the one before it, marked with its special chores, and Audrey would lament again about the boredom of it all.
In natural environments, such as the South March Highlands, wildlife is present and there are province-wide laws about dogs chasing wildlife. In every area, dog owners are required by law to pick up the feces from their dog and return it to their home for disposal (dump down the toilet or put it in your garbage). I have heard of many incidents where bags containing feces have been thrown at the side of a road, along the hydro corridor, or in the woods. None of that is legal. Because of the number of complaints I have asked City Bylaw officers to cover areas where this is happening and take action. Help keep our lands clean, respect your neighbours and look after your dog(s) responsibly. BIKE MONTH May is Bike Month. The City is holding bike safety sessions and workshops at Bike to Work workplaces and a Bike Buddies program that matches new cyclists with experienced riders to give them confidence. See the City website for various cycling training courses. Remember that children under 18 must wear a helmet and I strongly recommend that everyone else wears one as well. I do! The City has cycling maps for many cycling pathways. Pathways through parks in Kanata North are duel use â€“ make sure you give way to pedestrians â€“ use your bell (it is compulsory to have one) and go around where possible. Riding on sidewalks (any path alongside a road) is prohibited except for very young children. I have had numerous complaints about cyclists, sometimes riding abreast, using the sidewalk along Campeau where there is a cycling lane along the road. A number of senior citizens have been hit or fallen jumping out of the way. Bicycles are vehicles â€“ use the road safely â€“ and drivers given them room. Police have been asked to monitor this situation and tickets could be issued.
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GIVE AWAY WEEKEND June 1-2 is Give Away Weekend. This event started in the former City of Kanata and has now spread City-wide. Garage sales are primarily held in May and then you can put out any other item you no longer want at the curb on Give Away Weekend, together with a sign (just hand write) saying Free and others will find that what you no longer want is perfect for them. Help reduce waste in this way. HOUSING OPENS DOORS I learned much about how to ensure everyone has safe and affordable housing at the Congress on Housing & Homelessness held last week in Ottawa. You can find out more by attending an event that shows that providing affordable housing is an investment (not a cost). Housing Opens Doors tells the story of how affordable housing helps families to succeed, improves health and education, creates jobs and helps build a stronger economy. Visit the â€œTravelling Doorsâ€? event in the Byward Market (George at Sussex) on May 25. Starting at noon, you can â€˜ring the doorbellâ€™ on 16 message doors. Find out more at www.housingopensdoors.ca CONGRATULATIONS: to Lucinda Novell, the only rhythmic gymnast from Ottawa competing at the senior national level of the 2013 Canadian Gymnastics Championships taking place at Carleton University to Xixi Jin, from All Saints who was a winner of Photovoice, where students documented issues through photography. to all of the winners of Young at Art in Kanata for their wonderful submissions.
COMMUNITY NOTICES KANATA SENIORS GARAGE SALE â€“ May 10, 8:00 am â€“ noon, Kanata Seniors Centre TANGER OUTLET MALL SOD TURNING EVENT - on site, Palladium Drive near Huntmar Drive, May 15, 11:00 am.
BMGCA MEETING re MACDONALDâ€™S PLANS - May 15, 7:30 pm, Old Town Hall DEADLINE FOR COMMUNITY RECOGNITION AWARDS SUBMISSION â€“ forms are on my website SENIORSâ€™ INFO SESSION ON FRAUD & SCAMS - May 22, 10:30 am, Kanata Legion, 70 Hines Rd.
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DOGS IN THE PARKS A final review, to determine where dogs will be permitted in parks and whether or not they need to be on a leash or permitted to run freely, is underway with signs to be posted soon.
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Michael Chambers, left, a former president of Canada’s Olympic Committee, and Heather Gifford-Seaman, who led Canada’s women’s water polo team to a world championship win in Brisbane, Australia in 1981 were inducted in the Ottawa Sports Hall of Fame under the builders category at city hall on May 9.
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Gifford-Seaman said she was humbled when informed of the honour. “I was just blown away,” she said. “It took me by surprise.” The 57-year-old said she plans to attend the event accompanied by her husband, children, family members as well as some of the women she used to compete with on the Ottawa women’s water polo team. “This is pre-Titans,” she said. “Way before the Titans program.” Gifford-Seaman first took up the sport in 1972, as a Grade 10 student at Canterbury High School in Ottawa, when she was an active athlete. Eventually, she joined a city league, then Ontario’s team from 1974 to 1982 and the national team in 1977, and 1980-82.
The Kanata Men’s Lobball League is looking for players.
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If you are 25 years or older (born before 13/12/1988), why not give us a call and have fun playing ball this year.
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Water polo world champ inducted Continued from page 34
As goalie for the national women’s water polo team, she led Canada to its first-ever gold medal at the world championships in Brisbane Australia in 1981, and was selected as outstanding goalie of the games. One of her pinnacle moments playing the sport came in the gold medal game against Netherlands,
where Canada upset the Dutch 1110 in a hard fought game. “We were by far not favoured,” said Gifford-Seaman. “It was a bit of an upset.” She credits her development as a player to the instruction of then Ottawa Women’s Water Polo club coach David McClintock and 1981 national team coach Dominique Dion.
Gifford-Seaman is a member of the Ontario Aquatic Hall of Fame and the Aquatic Hall of Fame of Canada. She is a former coach of the City of Ottawa Junior women and a former vice president in charge of women’s development for the Ontario Water Polo Association. She also served as vice president on Water Polo Canada’s board of directors and was in charge of national women’s team development and was
commissioner of the Canadian Water Polo League. Gifford Seaman later coached the Ottawa Titan’s I Love Water Polo program, where she introduced her three children Eben, Logan and Hannah to the sport. In 2009, she jumped back into the pool, playing goal for the Ottawa Golden Girls, a team that is preparing for the World Masters Water Polo Championships in Montreal in 2014. CHAMBERS
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‘I had a busy and such a rewarding decade’: hall inductee Continued from page 36
Chambers moved up the ranks in Canada’s Olympic Committee, and in 2001 was elected the organization’s president, a position he held until the spring of 2010. Chambers was involved in Canada’s bid for the 2010 Games from start to finish. “I was there from the plant-
ing of the seed to the harvesting of the crowd,” he said. In 2003, he travelled to Prague, the Czech Republic, and celebrated with the rest of his team when the Games were awarded to Vancouver. He went on to co-chair the Games’ organizing committee, together with Jack Poole, who died of pancreatic cancer shortly before the Olym-
pics opened. “I had a busy and such a fun and rewarding decade,” said Chambers. “I don’t know if anyone could have had a better ride for the first 10 years of the 21st century.” Canada had never won a gold medal during previous Olympic Games held in Montreal and Calgary – Canadian athletes brought home
14 gold medals from Vancouver. “For someone whose avocation is sport, it was a little experience of heaven on earth, being the host of the world at a Games that was a tremendous success for Canada and is considered now to be the Games that subsequent Games will be measured by.” Chambers is a founding director of the Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival and served as chairman of the annual event from 1999 to 2001. He also sat on myriad other boards including the Brittania
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seeking out at-risk vets Continued from page 39
Since January, the group has grown to around 40 members who have visited the Ottawa Mission and Shepherds of Good Hope shelters to serve lunch on two occasions. Soldiers Helping Soldiers members identify themselves as Canadian Forces through markings on their aprons and ball caps. Eldridge is hoping this subtle action will open a door for veterans living on the margins. Offering a sense of belonging and an opportunity to reconnect with a community they identify with can be a way in. It’s the first step in guiding them along the path to accessing the right services that are going to make a difference for them, Eldridge said. “It’s just a way of bringing them back,” he said.
This story doesn’t wear a uniform ... It’s not about their military service. MARK ELDRIDGE RETIRED NAVY CAPTAIN AND FOUNDER OF SOLDIERS HELPING SOLDIERS
There is no way to know how many homeless people in Ottawa are former Canadian Forces members, said Dave Gordon, executive director of the Ontario command of the Royal Canadian Legion. “We often get the question, ‘How many homeless veterans are there in Canada?’” Gordon said. “I always say, how many snowflakes fell in the last snowstorm? I have no idea.” Eldridge said he was surprised that any veterans identified themselves during Soldier’s Helping Soliders’ first two shelter visits. He said there is no way to estimate the scope of the issue in Ottawa, but he guessed there may be in the neighbourhood of 100 homeless veterans in the city. The issues they face and the conditions that led to them ending up on the streets are the same as the issues faced by any person who becomes
homeless, Eldridge said. “This story doesn’t wear a uniform,” he said. “It’s not about their military service.” Addiction is an issue and alcohol abuse is easy to fall into when there are few distractions on a military base, Eldridge said. But addiction is a common thread for many people who become homeless, he said. “I doubt very much that the circumstances in the military are very different than anywhere else,” he said. A lack of transferable job skills can lead to a downward spiral for anyone, Eldridge said. When their career experience amounts to “combat,” it makes sense that some veterans can’t find work after they complete their service. By the time they reach that stage, they’ve completely forgotten the information they received – and thought they would never need – while they were in the military, Eldridge said. It’s something Eldridge can connect with. “When you see your brothers-inarms on the street … you have to do something about it,” he said. “The underlying issue is that agencies aren’t asking the question,” Eldridge said. After his talk, Eldridge was flooded with questions from people representing service providers who admitted they never thought to ask if someone served in the Canadian Forces. But all of them said it’s a practice they’d now adopt. At the networking event, Eldridge was shocked at how many organizations are available to assist veterans and others who are living on the streets. “I’ve got a dozen business cards from organizations I’ve never heard of before and another dozen from organizations I’ve heard of but didn’t have a connection.” Continuing to build that network is a priority, as is connecting with veterans in need. People looking for a way to connect a homeless or atrisk veteran with the proper services can email Eldridge at markeldridge_ email@example.com.
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Eye popping kitchen sinks EMC lifestyle (NC) - It is the sink today that is taking its rightful place as the most popular feature in a 21stcentury kitchen. Indeed, installing one that dazzles the onlooker is a pleasure of the kind that keeps on giving. So, how do you choose the right dazzler for you? “We guide homeowners and renovators by asking a lot of questions about their taste, beauty preferences, family size, kitchen size and home decor,” says Diana Elliott at Blanco Canada, an industry leader in kitchen art technology. “Your choice may also be influenced by a favourite colour or material, by craftsmanship, or by a design you’ve already seen – and you may also be influenced by practical considerations like budget, installation challenges, and the amount of surface space available. “We always advise homeowners to take their time in choosing the very best quality they can afford since it is usually quite costly to upgrade later after countertops are cut and installed.” If you’re looking for excitement though, she says, don’t miss all the fuss right now over silgranit, a superstar material for sinks that was showcased this year at the 2013 Interior Design Show in Toronto. “Silgranit is a patented material that combines 80 per cent natural granite stone with a premium acrylic resin formula to deliver unprecedented strength and durability,” Elliott said. “Silgranit sinks are non-porous for exceptional hygiene and easy care.” More information is available online at www.blancocanada.com.
Renovating a bathroom, step by step EMC lifestyle - The work of renovating a bathroom starts with the plumbing and electricity. Those steps should be entrusted to qualified professionals who are aware of current building regulations and can conform to standards. Tell your plumber where you want the bathroom fixtures, taking into account the layout of the floor joists and the position of the drain. Explain to your electrician where you need electrical outlets and ventilation. If you want a heated floor or a whirlpool bath, he or she will ensure that there are free circuits available on your breaker panel. If there are none, the panel will have to be upgraded. Painting the walls and ceiling and replacing the floorcovering are much easier when the bathroom has been stripped of its old fixtures. Start with the paintwork and then proceed to the floorcovering; be sure to choose coverings that are easy to maintain and water and humidity resistant. The next step consists of installing the new fixtures and the taps. If you have opted for a custom ceramic shower that has to be built on site, start with that job, which shouldn’t present any difficulty for an experienced handyman. Next, install the bath, toilet and pedestal sink. Proceed with the sink first if it
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Model train expo Jack Sutcliffe, 4, gets a closer look at a model train set while at the Ottawa Train Expo held at Carleton University on May 5. The expo featured train layouts, displays, vendors and clinics.
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Kanata Beaverbrook Community Association canvassers will be going door to door during the month of May
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EMC news - Kanata Beaverbrook Community Association canvassers will be going door to door during the month of May to complete the annual membership campaign and to ask residents to identify priorities for the Association. About 150 families have already signed up as members in the Banting, Borduas, Kingsford and Tiffany clusters thanks to a November drive. The association’s membership director, Jim Shearon, said that canvassers have been identified for homes in the Pentland, Pellan, Milne, Lismer and Sandwell street clusters. “We’re looking for help in calling on homes on Riopelle Court and Carr Crescent, in Jackson Court, Reaney Didn’t get your
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Court and on Penfield, Selwyn and Rutherford,” he said. “We’re asking our members to call on five neighbours on either side of them to collect the $10 annual membership fee and to ask homeowners what activities they want the Association to support.” KBCA dues provide funding for support to Scouts, Guides, school activities, the Kanata Youth Centre and the Kanata Food Cupboard among others. All the money collected stays in our community, said Shearon. Beaverbrook is a welcoming community and we are want residents who would be willing to be a cluster representative, greeting new residents or helping to organize a street party. Anyone who is ready to help is invited to contact Shearon at 613-5924453.
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ABOVE: Vina Waddell strikes a pose in the Regent Street Jacket and fuchsia scarf. BELOW LEFT: Mervyn Dunn is all smiles showing off the blue and pink Splash Print Camp Shirt. BELOW RIGHT: Jean Shepherd walks the runway in the Afternoon Sun gallery vest and cocoa tee. All outfits are designed by Judy Joannu Designs. Around 100 people attended the sold-out event at St. Johnâ€™s Anglican Church in north Kanata.
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Lisa Henry shows off the orange Savile Row Jacket, orange tote bag and coral scarf print belted blouse by Judy Joannu Designs during the Kanata Grandmothers Together sixth-annual fundraising fashion show and sale for the Stephen Lewis Foundation on May 1.
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Spring on Sparks’ carnival Six-year-old Eleonora Nadon and her father Jean Sebastian enjoy a ride during the first ever Sparks Street carnival held on May 4 and 5 in downtown Ottawa. Classical Amusement organized the carnival and similar events are planned for Kanata, Orléans and Barrhaven.
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Participants learn to ASIST The Kanata Haven Youth Centre hosted an Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) workshop from April 27 to 28. Fourteen people are certified to provide life-saving suicide first-aid intervention. The ASIST workshop fits in to the Haven’s Not Alone project, an initiative to educate people about youth mental health and suicide.
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OSU Player Kris Twardek becomes 1st Ottawa Player to sign with Pro Club in England Kris Twardek has struck the biggest goal in his career yet. The Ottawa South United (OSU) striker is no stranger to filling the net locally, and now he’s set to try his luck in England as a member of Championship side Millwall FC’s youth academy based in London. “It’s like the start to a dream come true,” reflects the Grade 10 Arnprior District High School student, who was introduced to OSU from the West Carleton Soccer Club when he was nine, in order to get the best possible soccer training available in Ottawa “I’ve always wanted to play soccer in a professional environment and this was an opportunity to do it. I’m thrilled.” Twardek went for a “nerve-racking” one-week try-out with Millwall back in November. Building on his experience from previous trials with Everton FC, the OSU player of eight years, made an impression in a hurry, scoring “more than I’m used to when I go overseas” during game action with the club. Millwall, who recently reached the FA Cup semis against Wigan FC, told Twardek they were interested in him before he left, details were ironed out with Kris his family and OSU, over the winter, and he’s now set to officially spend the next two years in southeast London once he arrives in June. Twardek, who will stay in a billet home with another teammate, had a peek at what his training schedule will look like and immediately felt energized. “It’s basically soccer all the time. That’s all you can ask for, really,” smiles Twardek, who’s headed to one of London’s dozen-plus pro clubs. “The atmosphere for soccer there, you couldn’t even compare it, I would say, to the hockey here. It means everything, for everybody.” Club ‘proud’ of model player OSU club head coach Paul Harris says it’s Twardek’s personality and mental edge that really makes him the full package, on top of tactical awareness, physique and the technical prowess that makes the standout dribbler an “exciting” player.
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Twardek will become the first OSU product to sign with a pro academy overseas, on the heels of two other OSU Force Academy players recently joining Major League Soccer clubs in Toronto and Montreal. Harris, the former Everton FC youth academy coach, who also trained such players as Manchester City’s Jack Radwell and England’s U21 Ross Barkley, said that “We think that maybe we’ve got the players at a young age who now have this role model and will later be able to go on to this level.” Goodbye to ‘best friends’ The downside of joining Millwall, Twardek states, is that he’ll be leaving the club that’s provided him with so many opportunities, such as competing at the Gothia Cup in Sweden with OSU’s affiliate club from Dallas, winning the Robbie International Soccer Tournament and the Disney College Showcase with OSU, and finishing second in the Ontario Youth Soccer League this past summer.
“We’re delighted for Kris,” Harris signals. “To get a player from Ottawa, Canada – not a well-known football environment – to a professional environment in England is obviously something we’re really, really proud of and will firmly put OSU on the map as development club overseas.” Bill Michalopulos, OSU club President, added that “Kris’s achievement personifies all the hard work and exclusive networks that OSU has generated over OSU’s relatively short time in existence as a soccer club in order to provide the very best opportunities possible for OSU players on a global level and that all of 6,500 player strong OSU is proud of this milestone”. Jim Lianos the club’s General Manager stated that “Kris’s hard work and positive attitude for continuous improvement gave him the edge required to be seen and promoted by OSU at such high levels. It could not happen to a nicer kid”
“It’s been a journey with OSU Force97’s team and OSU. It doesn’t really stop here, but I mean, I’m leaving,” Twardek sighs. “The whole team is like my best friends. We’ve had lots of success together and we’ve had bad times together too. The team and OSU is like a family and we’re all brothers. “But I want to make a career out of soccer and this is a good opportunity to make that happen.”
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On May 14th, 2013 join the Children’s Aid Society of Ottawa (CASO) in supporting Children and Youth in Care Day.
Glen Cairn Public School Open House You are invited to join us and share in our new vision! Thursday, May 16, 2013 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
This month, we are celebrating the strength and resilience of the approximately 700 children and youth in care. CASO becomes involved with families in the community when there may be a concern that a child or youth is at risk of abuse or neglect. Some of them are removed from their homes for a short period of time until circumstances are improved, some remain in care on an extended basis, and still others are adopted into new families. While their life paths are different than those of their peers, they face many of the same hurdles and challenges, and share the same hopes and dreams. We recognize the bravery and resilience shown by these children and youth in the face of adversity. The strength they have developed is admirable.
Community partner displays MakerSpace project featuring 3D Printing Student performances and artwork Childcare available Door prizes Glen Cairn Public School 182 Morrena Road 613-836-2342 http://glencairnps.ca
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EMC news - Volunteers are needed to plant native trees and shrubs along Shirley’s Brook in Kanata North, near March Road on Saturday, May 11, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. With the support of the City of Ottawa and Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority, the Briarbrook and Morgan’s Grant Community Association will be planting a riparian corridor along the stream bed at Maxwell Bridge Road, off March Road. Volunteers are asked to meet at the bridge over Shirley’s Brook on Maxwell Bridge Road (behind Sobey’s in Trinity Commons), at the recreational pathway. OC Transpo bus route 93 serves this location. Parking is available in the Trinity Commons retail plaza. Royal LePage Gale Real Estate agent Olga Dewar has sponsored the event and is providing Timbits to volunteers. Volunteers are asked to bring sturdy shoes or boots, long pants and shirt, work/gardening gloves, a shovel, and plenty of energy and enthusiasm. Register to volunteer with Sarah Dehler, vice-president of the BMGCA by sending an email to email@example.com. Student volunteers interested in two hours of community volunteer hours are invited to arrive at 9:30 a.m. for set up. More information about BMGCA events and activities can be found at bmgca.ca or through the BMGCA Facebook group.
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City of Ottawa Summer Day Camps 2013 Win a week of Camp! Register before June 10 By registering for summer camps before June 10, your registrations will automatically be part of a draw, where 50 lucky campers will win back their registered week of camp, with a value of up to $250. For details, visit ottawa.ca/summercamps Check out the summer adventures in your neighbourhood. Remember, the more you register, the more chances to win! Preschool Half-Day Camps: Summertime fun for the little ones! Games, crafts, songs and special themes will give your preschooler lots of adventures in their own neighbourhood. Our well trained leaders organize imaginative and interesting activities where learning and socialization are enhanced. Morning and afternoon programs at a location near you. Join us for active and creative programs full of fun!
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If finding summer activities close to home or work is your priority, we have camps around the city for organized games, sports, crafts and special events. Themes ignite the imagination and offer a different program each week. Neighbourhood camps, fun clubs and park activities will keep your child active and involved while making new friends. A great way to spend the summer in our city!
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If you want to be wet this summer, we have swimming lessons, water sports and aqua fun for all! Your aquatic adventures are rounded out with camp activities including games, crafts, sports, and special events.
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Active camps, specializing in skills and drills for all sorts of sports. Increase your speed, precision, and fitness levels to help in your overall growth towards living an active life! Camp activities are included, time permitting.
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Boost creativity, increase concentration and problem-solving skills, and experience artistic achievement. Many city facilities offer camps with an arts component. Choose among programs in visual arts (drawing, painting, and mixed media), digital arts (animation and moviemaking), performing arts (drama, music, dance) and creative writing. The Nepean Visual Arts Centre, the Nepean Creative Arts Centre, and Shenkman Arts Centre deliver focused arts instruction in customised studio spaces by accomplished artists – painters, actors, filmmakers, writers, photographers, musicians. Be inspired and entertained!
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Celebrating 25 great years Créations in Vivo acrobats spin from ropes and a hoop and cube suspended from Ben Franklin Place during the Centrepointe Theatres’ 25th anniversary block party held on May 4. More than 4,000 people walked through the doors of Ben Franklin Place and Centrepointe Theatres to witness the celebrations.
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Whether you want to get a babysitting job in your neighbourhood, teach a group of children to dance, or be a camp counsellor with the City, our leadership programs will help you work towards your goal. Some programs include placements and they all include friendships and fun!
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EMC news - There are many different investment options available to help you reach your financial goals. It is important to understand the costs involved and how those costs affect your investments. Not all investments have the same fee structure and some may impact your return more than others. â€œWhen it comes to your investments, it is important to be aware of the associated costsâ€?, says Jason Round head of Financial Planning Support at RBC Financial Planning.
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Spring cleaning Youth from the Kanata Haven Youth Centre take part in a south Kanata Cleaning the Capital campaign near Carp Creek, between Castlefrank and Old Colony roads on April 26.
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Saturday May 11, 2013, 9:00 a.m. Preview May 10, 5-7 p.m & May 11, 8-9 a.m Boats; 18ft. cedar strip wide Sponson sailing ca-noe, C1900 St. Lawrence Skiff restored. Ford Tractor; 1953 Golden Jubilee NAA in mint shape. Railroad; complete rolling display of “Grampa’s Toy Trains” as seen in many local fairs. Rare Inter-colonial railways company print of Ocean Limited. Signs; 100+ gas, oil, soda, automotive signs, push bars, neon signs and clocks. See extensive list on website. Comics; over 4000 collectable and rare comics. See complete list on website. Toy’s & Ped-al Cars; several pedal cars as well as pressed steel toys. Lincoln Schucco, BuddyL and tin friction toys & wind-ups. Coin operated machines; 2 Coca- Cola vending machines, 1 Pepsi machine, juke box-es, Seeburg AMI, Wurlitzer, gumball machines. Sports Photography; Several original Lynn Ball sports photography, complete set of 5 Toronto Ma-ple Leaf’s “Quintology” L/E numbered prints. Plus many more unadvertised collectibles. 600 + lots to be sold.
HAPPY 50th Wedding Anniversary D’Arcy & Erna!
Grand Opening “OhLaDeDa”. For the full figured woman. Clothing, purses, jewelry, shoes and more. 118 Wellington St. W. Merrickville, Ontario (613)269-2121.
ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES Antiques for sale, visit our barn full of antiques. 3654 Hwy 29 North at Cedar Hill Road, Pakenham. Info: 613794-5634 or 613-256-8937.
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Over these many years together they have camped, hiked & canoed with family and friends. They keep active, in the city, with curling, golﬁng, “Mario services”, cooking scrumptious meals for friends & family, gardening & looking after their grandchildren. They are best known as “Grandma & Grumps” to the 7 grandchildren (Justin, Kayla, Katherine, Liam, Connor, Quinn & Kathleen) from their 4 sons Martin, Thomas, Kevin & Brendan. They also have 2 grand-dogs (Daisy & Toby). While they enjoy retirement & time to travel the world, D’Arcy can be found relaxing with the newspaper or his iPad accompanied with a glass of wine in hand. Erna does enjoy wine too, but she is equally content to sit with her husband of 50 yrs. with her cup of tea as she knits or plays Suduko. Congratulations for the many miles behind you and the many more yet to come!
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HOLIDAY DEADLINES FOR OUR MAY 23RD ISSUE OF THE PAPERS Have changed due to the Holiday Monday May 20th 2013
Monday May 20, 2013 @ 10 a.m. Lombardy Fairgrounds Hwy 15, Five km SW of Smiths Falls Selling a Group of Select Broke Horses; A Truckload of New English and Western Tack, Saddles, Buggies, Rubber Stall Mats, Round Pen Panels plus more. Quality, Well Pedigreed Miniature Horses for Murray’s Miniatures and Denali Farms. Doors open at 9 a.m. Auction begins at 10 a.m. with tack. Terms: Cash; Visa; MC; AMEX; Debit. No Cheques. joyntauctioncompany.com 613-285-7494
ESTATE AUCTION SALE OF 2 PARCELS OF REAL ESTATE for the Hilliard Estates to be held on site from the village of Merrickville take Hwy 43 east to Hwy 23 (Burritts Rapids Rd.) to #437 (auction signs) on Mon., May 27/13 @ 6 pm
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DISLIKE needles or blood exams? Have health problems, smoke or are overweight? Canada Protection Booking Deadline for the following papers GARAGE SALE Plan could save you 30% on will be Friday May 17th at 10am life insurance! Call to-day 5th Annual Charity Garage 1-877-663-9090 Sale! Sat, May 11th, 7amKanata Kourier Standard , Stittsville News, 2pm. Garage sale, bbq, West Carleton Review, Arnprior Chronicle Guide, BUSINESS SERVICES face painting for the kids. All in the Royal Lepage Renfrew Mercury Gale Real Estate parking lot at 24 Lansdowne Ave NORM’S LAWN CARE in Carleton Place. Rain or Serving West Carleton, Booking Deadline for the Following papers shine. All proceeds go to Arnprior, Stittsville Wednesday May 14th 4pm the Lanark County Interval & Kanata for over 20 House. Huge assortment of years. Ottawa South, Ottawa West, items. To donate an item call 613-253-3300. Nepean/Barrhaven EMC papers Grass cutting, Roto-tilling, Almonte Antique Market, Lawn Aeration, 26 Mill St. in historic downBooking Deadlines for the following papers Hedge Trimming, town Almonte. 613-256Fertilizing, 1511. 36 vendors. Open Wednesday May 14th 4pm Removal of fences daily 10-5. and decks, Manotick, Ottawa East and Orleans EMC Deck Installations, GARAGE SALE Planting of flower gardens, Have a Safe and Happy Victoria Day! Chain saw, recliner, ChesDeck staining/cleaning terfield set, coffee and end tables, wine rack, night Call Norm 613-832-1914 stand, bicycles, comforter GARAGE SALE FOR RENT FOR RENT sets and many more. 2311 7th Line Road (Beckwith) May 11, 2013 10 a.m - 2 1 BEDROOM apartment Arn- Efficient townhome available FARM May 17, 2-6 pm, May 18 & p.m. 29 Shining Star Circle, prior, gorgeous, renovated, for rent July 1, 2013, $1000/ 19, 8 - 4pm Stittsville, ON, K2S 2B4. One hardwood, appliances, win- month, 818 Eighth Street, of a kind garden sculptures. treatments, heat, water, Renfrew, On K7V 4K9. Call TOM’S CUSTOM Friday, May 17, 4 - 7 p.m., http://ontherockswhimsi- dow Saturday, May 18, 8 a.m.- 2 cal.wix.com/ontherocks- and parking included. Many 613.431.4921 AIRLESS PAINTING p.m., 2533 County Rd 29, extras, quiet, secure, non- LARGE 1 BEDROOM APT whimsical smoking, pet-free building. Specializing in roof Pakenham’s main street, in Carp Ont. Fridge, stove multi-generation, kitchen- Moving Sale, Fridge, stove, $800 Call 613-296-4521 barn & aluminum/ and heat included. Village ware, some furniture & anfurniture etc. of Carp, Non-smoker. Call vinyl siding painting tiques, lots of books & lps, lawn 146 Talltree Crescent. Stitts- 3 bedroom, 3 bath, 1400 sq 613-839-2049 *30 years experience. kids stuff, etc ville, Saturday May 11th feet townhouse, Kanata, 5 appliances, first/last, $1450/ Pakenham, 2 bedroom 7am-1pm 613-831-0748 *Screw nailing and month plus heat and hydro. apartment, fridge, stove, Garage Sale- 10 Pellan roof repairs. Crescent, Kanata. Saturday Sat. May 11. 8 a.m.-noon. Available June 1st, referenc- treated water, parking, Kanata Senior’s Centre, es, no pets. 613-433-5998 $775+hydro. Available imInsured and Bonded May 11, 8-Noon. Furniture, small appliances, tools, lots 2500 Campeau Dr. John mediately, 613-297-4888 Free Estimates Mlacak Centre (behind Arnprior, downtown, 1 bedof household items, etc Library). (613)283-8475 room apartment, 2nd floor, Stittsville 3 bedroom completely renovated, clean, basement apt. All utilities, Garage/Moving Sale- Fur- You’ll be quiet, calm building, $680 laundry and parking spot niture, household items. inclusive. Non-smoking. included. No pets and no 161 Fireside Drive, Constance Bay. Saturday May on the News EMC First, last and references. smoking. $1200/month. Call (613)884-0166. (613)831-8832. 11, 8-2pm CLASSIFIEDS
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Stay Brite Cleaning Homes and offices, window cleaning and one time cleanups. 613-826-3276, 613-2949376. Osgoode, Manotick, Kemptville, Barrhaven, Kanata areas.
Firewood- Cut, split and delivered or picked up. Dry seasoned hardwood or softwood from $50/ face cord. Phone Greg Knops (613)658-3358, cell (613)340-1045.
Work hard. Have fun. Make the Customer #1… It’s more than just a catch phrase at TSC Stores. It’s the essence of our corporate culture and the attitude we look for in the people we hire. It is why we invest heavily in developing their skills, empowering them to succeed and rewarding their contribution. We are looking for an individual to fill the following position at our Arnprior, ON store.
Manager in Training Please visit www.tscteam.ca for more information and to apply online. We thank everyone who applies but will only contact those we wish to interview. AUCTIONS
~ Local Landmark, Spillway Farm c1832 ~ A slatted fan transom defines the entry of this fine Loyalist stone home. Every room is steeped-in-style having historic mouldings, deep well windows, high ceilings & pine flooring combined w/ other timeless features. Off the kitchen is an attached 3 seasons porch & a large post & beam drive-shed. The country kitchen incorporates a cozy sitting/TV area w/ fireplace (2 yr old natural gas), a wall of windows overlooking the backyard & Rideau River plus spiral stairs leading to a sleeping/studio loft. A dining room allows for formal or informal gatherings. The main level also includes a formal living area/drawing room, a library/bedroom & a 2 pce bath w/ laundry station. A newer verandah commands a spectacular view of the river. Gravitate to the 2nd storie consisting of the loft, an oversized bathroom w/ whirlpool tub & shower & 3 bedrooms (2 w/ shared antique pocket doors). Newly insulated basement w/ concrete floor houses a 200 amp service, w/ central air, natural gas hot water & furnace. On well & septic. Taxes: $5,420.00 (+/-). Surveyed lot RP15R8244 . Lot size 390’ frontage x 96’ (+/-). For private viewing, terms & conditions, please call our office at 613-267-6027. Property 2: 70(+/-) acres of recreational property having 1820’ (+/-) of frontage on Hwy 43 approx. 2 miles from Merrickville. Rural zoning. Taxes: $415.00 (+/-). For private viewing, terms & conditions, please call our office at 613-267-6027. CL426185_0509
Saturday May 11th, 2013 10:00 AM sharp To be held at our home located at 3624 Farmview Rd., Kinburn, Ontario We will be selling items from a local estate as well as items from a number of consignors. Furniture, household items, lawn and garden tools and accessories, a small compressor, small tools, an older outboard motor etc. etc. These consignments have been in storage in our facility and everything is not unpacked. Some very interesting items, please plan to attend. Terms: Cash or Cheque with ID Refreshments Auctioneer: John J. O’Neill 613-832-2503 Owners or Auctioneer not responsible in case of loss or accident day of sale.
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20 +/- Vintage Ford/MF Tractors. Ford Tractor Parts. Machinery. Massive Toy Collection. Firearms. Antique Collectibles. 100 +/- Antique Tools. Manuals & Local Literature. For Burt & Kathryn Hudson on Sat., May 11/13 @ 8 am. at #219 Cty Rd 5 South, Athens, On. KOE 1BO
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Stittsville: Immaculate 3 bedroom townhouse in established area, private court. 5 appliances, finished basement, garage. Available June 1st. 613-836-3024.
FOR SALE Baker’s rack, freezer, round table w/collapsible sides, dressing table, lazy susan corner cupboard rack, kitchen cabinet w/4 drawers, carpet 5x6 shaggy apple green Ikea, 2008 Pontiac G6 $6,500. All excellent condition. 613-592-3112.
Kanata EMC - Thursday, May 9, 2013 55 WestKourier-Standard Carleton Review EMC 61
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Antiques & Modern Household Furnishings Estate of Margaret Quick and Estate of Joan Bracken to be held at Hands Auction Hall, 5501 County Rd 15, R R # 2, Brockville, ON Saturday, May 11 @ 9 a.m.
2004 Honda Civic, 49,000 kms, standard 5 speed, 4 cylinder, AC, PW, PL, PS with set of winter tires on rims, certified E-tested. Ladies 14 kt white gold diamond (0.70 ct) Lady Elgin wrist watch. Pair of diamond star design 14 kt white gold earrings and so much more. For full catalogue and pictures please visit www.handsauction.com, click Online Bidding button. Online bidding opens Friday, May 3 @ 9 a.m. and closes Friday, May 10 @ 12 noon. The choice is now yoursâ€Ś bid online at your convenience or as always we are pleased to have you attend the live auction. 5501 County Road 15, RR #2, Brockville, ON K6V 5T2 Phone: (613) 926-2919 E-mail: email@example.com www.handsauction.com FOR SALE
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AUCTION SALE Saturday May 18th, 2013 10:00 AM sharp For Suzanne and Stephen Lee, Fitzroy Harbour, Ontario to be held at our home located at 3624 Farmview Rd., Kinburn, Ontario The Lees have been avid collectors over the years of many things including fishing tackle, sports memorabilia, nostalgia; tools; etc. etc. They are selling their home and must dispose of these collections. This will prove to be a very interesting sale. Please plan to attend. Please visit our website â€“ www.oneillsauctions.ca â€“ for a complete listing. Owners: Suzanne and Stephen Lee 613-623-4137 Terms: Cash or Cheque with ID Refreshments Auctioneer: John J. Oâ€™Neill 613-832-2503 Owners or Auctioneer not responsible in case of loss or accident the day of the sale
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The Goulbourn Museum is looking for a post-secondary student to work 37.5 hours per week for 14 weeks at $11.00 per hour. Job duties include: developing and assisting with public programs, registering artefacts, and providing Museum tours.
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ELECTRO-MECHANICAL TECHNOLOGIST LOCATION – OTTAWA, ONT STATUS – FULL TIME Best Theratronics Ltd. is a Canadian company of TeamBest™. We became a member of the Best family in May 2008. We manufacture external beam therapy units and self-contained blood irradiators. We have created a new product line of cyclotrons (B14p, B35p and the B70p) for radioisotope production. The team brings with it a diverse range of knowledge from around the world. TeamBest™ is driven by one primary goal - to provide the best products and services to customers. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: We are looking for an energetic team oriented electro-mechanical technologist to join our cyclotron team. Reporting to the Onsite Project Manager, this role will involve development work; assembling and testing of a variety of cyclotron prototype units, components and sub-systems in order to bring them into production with documented processes, in an effective timely manner. This role will also include commissioning activities for cyclotron products both On-site and at customers’ locations. In the longer term this role involves installation and servicing of the cyclotrons at customer locations. Immediate responsibilities include: • Under the guidance of the engineer/physicists implements improvements to sub-systems under test • Documents design calculations and decisions • Estimates and reports time needed to complete tasks to the project manager • Participate in product development activities and complete all required design deliverables • Become conversant in cyclotron technologies Long-term responsibilities include: • Performs installation, maintenance and repair of Best Cyclotron products worldwide. • Trouble shoots and diagnoses technical problems on-site and over the phone. • Supervises sub-contractors that are required to provide support to carry out site preparations, installation, systems integration, repair and maintenance of systems. • Provide user operator training. • Preparation of detailed service reports and complete documentation in accordance with company SOP’s and regulatory requirements. SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS: • Must have completed a recognized Mechanical or Electrical technologist program. • Must have strong electro-mechanical aptitude and be able to perform electrical/mechanical trouble shooting and improvisation skills with technical equipment. • Read and understand mechanical drawings, electrical schematics, wire and diagnose electrical equipment. • Proactive, self motivated, results focused. Ability to perform with continuous attention to detail. Flexible and comfortable at working under time constraints • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing within the team as well as with customers to co-ordinate all service work and training. • Manage relationships with various inspectors from nuclear, medical devices and healthcare regulatory agencies as necessary. • Experience in accelerator technologies is highly desirable. • Field experience in customer service would be an asset as would multilingual skills. • May be required to spend approximately 160-180 days out of the country working time at customer sites, possible 2 – 3 weeks at a time. In addition, travel on short notice as well as travel on some weekends and holidays will be required. • Must have security clearance or ability to acquire one • Must be able to lift over 50lbs and be able to work in confined areas All applicants should apply in writing with a cover letter and resume to Human Resources: Email: email@example.com or Fax #: (613) 591-2176 NOTE: Only successful candidates shall be contacted for interviews.
P.O. Box 250, Carp ON, K0A 1L0
All candidates must be registered on the Young Canada Works (YCW) database. This position is subject to availability of funding through the YCW program.
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Helicopter Transport Services is an Ottawa based aviation company with Canadian and international operations. We have an immediate requirement for a recently accredited accounting professional (CA/CMA/CGA) to work in our Corporate Headquarters at Carp Airport. Resposibilities include financial reporting, budgeting, compliance and administration. The position supervises a small accounting group and reports to the V.P Finance.
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Candidates require excellent English language skills and computer competency. French language skills and knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite are assets. Job shifts include weekends and statutory holidays. There is no public transportation to the Museum site. CLR435209
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SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST LOCATION – OTTAWA, ON STATUS – FULL TIME Best Theratronics Ltd. is a Canadian company of TeamBest™. We became a member of the Best family in May 2008. We manufacture external beam therapy units and self-contained blood irradiators. We have created a new product line of cyclotrons (B14p, B35p and the B70p) for radioisotope production. The team brings with it a diverse range of knowledge from around the world. TeamBest™ is driven by one primary goal - to provide the best products and services to customers. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Senior Financial Analyst will be responsible for consolidation statements, financial working papers, tax reporting, accounting functions for various entities and different types of reporting. Responsibilities include: • Responsible for the preparation of consolidated statements. • Responsible for all special tax reporting including UK VAT , California State Tax, Texas State Tax, HST & GST filings for various entities, non- resident taxes and sales to EU countries. • Responsible for Business Planning and forecasting as required. • Responsible for various types of reporting including Grants, Capital, Leases, Internal R&D, SR&ED, monthly, quarterly and yearly lenders reporting. • Coordination of cross functional planning meeting and unit projections. • Oversight of the planning, budgeting, forecasting and reporting of manufacturing operations. • Recommend and lead changes in cost accounting methods and procedures • Analyze and interpret gross margins, cost variances, inventory movements, and other accounting reports as they relate to cost. • Participation in the maintenance of the internal financial control environment ensuring accurate financial statements and safeguarding of company assets. • Maintenance of accounting records including the general and subsidiary ledgers, associated leadsheets, worksheets and any other required documentation. • Complete and accurate production of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements and reports. • Assists the Director of Finance as necessary with special projects and provides backup. • Performs other duties as assigned. SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS: • Post Secondary education in accounting and a professional accounting designation – CMA or CGA required • Minimum of 3 - 4 years related work experience required • Excellent English verbal/written communication skills essential • Multi-lingual capabilities an asset • Must be able to work independently and within a team environment • Able to work well independently with minimal supervision. • Computer literate with excellent knowledge of Excel and other Microsoft applications required. • Knowledge of QAD as asset • Excellent organizational skills and ability to handle multiple priorities and meet strict deadlines All applicants should apply in writing with a cover letter and resume to Human Resources: Email: email@example.com or Fax #: (613) 591-2176 NOTE: Only successful candidates shall be contacted for interviews. CLR435152
Applications will be accepted by email, or in-person until 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 12, 2013. Goulbourn Museum 2064 Huntley Road Stittsville ON K2S 1B8 firstname.lastname@example.org
SHEET METAL WORKER LOCATION – OTTAWA, ON STATUS – FULL TIME Best Theratronics Ltd. is a Canadian company of TeamBest™. We became a member of the Best family in May 2008. We manufacture external beam therapy units and self-contained blood irradiators. We have created a new product line of cyclotrons (B14p, B35p and the B70p) for radioisotope production. The team brings with it a diverse range of knowledge from around the world. TeamBest™ is driven by one primary goal - to provide the best products and services to customers. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: • Fabricates and repairs sheet metal products or parts to precise contours and dimensions on a production or custom basis as required. • Plans and develops lay-outs as indicated from blueprints/ work orders and templates, applying knowledge of trigonometry, product design, effects of heat and bend allowances for curvature and thickness of metals. • Utilizes sheet metal working equipment to cut, bend, punch, drill and straighten sheet metal parts. Uses computerized numerical controlled brake and punch presses, shears, rollers and spot welders etc. • Selects materials according to specifications and availability. • Assembles sheet metal parts, fastens otherwise fits parts onto Company products/units for fabrication. • Repairs defects in sheet metal parts. • Required to perform heavy physical work while avoiding potential safety hazards. • Applies welding techniques where required for the completion of work projects. • Maintains the workplace in a neat and safe condition. Performs other related duties as required. QUALIFICATIONS: • Normally Community College diploma in Precision Metal Fabrication or the equivalent and 3-4 years experience in precision sheet metal work. • Must have the ability to make mathematical calculations of quantity, size and shape of articles to be made. • Must be able to work in awkward positions requiring stooping, kneeling and crouching etc. when laying out markings and metal and in assembling sheet metal products. • Must be able to operate overhead cranes with sling and lifting attachments. • Must be knowledgeable of and comply with safety precautions and generally work in such a manner as to ensure own safety and health and that of others who may be affected by the incumbent’s work. • Must maintain good working relationship with other staff and co-workers. • Normal production sheet metal conditions and exposure to loud noise from metal working machines. • Must be able to perform medium to heavy work, lifting and positioning materials, parts and tools weighing up to 25 kg. • May be required to work evening shift. All applicants should apply in writing to Human Resources: Email: email@example.com or Fax #: (613) 591-2176 NOTE: Only successful candidates shall be contacted for interviews. CLR434881 Kanata WestKourier-Standard Carleton Review EMC EMC - Thursday, May 9, 2013 63 57
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Although we appreciate all responses, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted. Renfrew Victoria Hospital is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace wellness; a recent criminal record check is a requirement for employment.
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Reporting to the Vice President, Patient Care Services, the Nursing Coordinator is responsible for the supervision and direction of patient care as well as coordination to ensure proper staffing and utilization of hospital beds. He/she will act as resource for all patient care departments, and will assume a leadership role across the Hospital during evenings, nights and weekends. The successful incumbent will possess a current certificate of competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario, ACLS certification, broad clinical skills and experience, and excellent communication, leadership and organizational skills. Recent obstetrical experience and familiarity with a unionized setting and staffing practices will be considered strong assets. RVH is also seeking REGISTERED NURSES for casual & temporary opportunities, particularly in the specialty areas of Dialysis, Obstetrics, Emergency and Special Care. Applicants are invited to submit their resumes in writing by 16:00 hours on May 23rd, 2013 to: Julia Boudreau, Vice President, Corporate Services Renfrew Victoria Hospital, 499 Raglan Street North Renfrew, Ontario K7V 1P6 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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