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KidFish fun High schools honoured their top athletes. — Page P23

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EMC News - KidFish Perth took place Saturday, June 14 with lots of children and their families enjoying the sunny day along the Tay shoreline. Pictured are just two young people as they get in on the fun. To the left is Braydon McGonegal as he baits his hook. To the right is Jaydon Campbell, 10, showing off his big catch. See more photos inside.

Kilt Run explodes with even more runners on roster By LAURIE WEIR ljweir@metroland.com

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EMC News – It looks like a new Guinness Book of World Record is on tap if this year’s roster for the fourth annual Kilt Run is any indication. There are 2,108 participants signed up for this Saturday’s largest running event in kilts. “We cap it, we have to,” said Mary Stewart, one of the major organizers of this event. “We have a lot of fun… people have commented on how much fun they have here.” Stewart and the other 149 volunteers have been gearing up for this event since last year. They open registration in January and it fills up right away, she said.

“We get more and more people every year,” she said. “And we’re always adding new things.” The numbers have increased since the run’s inception with 1,089 runners setting that initial record in 2011. Last year, 1,764 people took part in this event. Some new events this year are the caber toss demonstrations in Stewart Park and there is a shortbread competition. “And we have a new race for the wee lads and lassies.” For children ages three to six, and six to nine, there will be a 200m and a 1km event respectively, set up at the town hall. “It’s just like the Kilt Run itself,” Stewart said. “The little ones will be starting and finish-

ing by going through the big castle.” At the starting blocks, a wooden castle creation has been made that stretches over Gore Street. Runners start their 8km run from here, and finish. The Lanark Mutual 5 Miler (or 8km) event kicks off at 6:15 p.m. The little ones’ races are just prior to the Kilt Run. They start at 4:30 p.m. Over the past four years, more than $35,000 has been raised for the Multiple Sclerosis Society, the main charity of the day. Stewart’s mother-in-law, Joyce Stewart, died of MS after the first Kilt Run. “We lost Terry’s mom to Multiple Sclerosis, so we have been

donating to this charity,” Stewart said. Some of the highlights of this year’s event include a haggis toss, shortbread baking competition, a bouncy castle for children, and entertainment on two music stages. There will be sheep shearing, a Medieval camp set up, and some caber tossing. “We will have a clan area where people can search their genealogy, too,” Stewart said. Perth, Scotland accepted a challenge from Perth, Ontario last year and held its first Kilt Run. They were just a few runners shy of breaking the Ontario record. This year, there will be a grand prize draw of free entry to

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OPC Award of Character Another highlight of the night was the presentation of the OPC Award of Character to Human Resources Business Partner Nancy Bowman, and Laurie McCabe, a retired principal who served at Almonte and District High School. The award is given in honour of the late Ted Kennedy, a much-respected former principal and superintendent with our board.

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as “Mr. Basketball� at the high school. He has coached senior girls basketball – and occasionally other school teams – for 11 years at Char-Lan. For nine of the past 11 years he has led the senior girls team to the Eastern Ontario Secondary Schools Athletic Association (EOSSAA) Championship at the A level. His teams have been to the Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations (OFSAA) Championship for five of those years. The senior girls team won OFSAA silver in 2009 and consolation gold in 2010. During his time at Char-Lan he has also coached junior girls basketball, as well as senior and junior boys basketball, in select years. He runs a Monday night basketball skills clinic at the high school enjoyed by about 20 students from Grades 6 to 12. The owner of Sweet Tooth Bakery in Lancaster also served as a basketball referee for 42 years, and coached competitive basketball with the Cornwall United County Lions for 30 years.

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Special recognition William Morris This educational assistant at Rideau District High School (RDHS) was honoured with a Director’s Wall of Excellence Award for his work at the school on behalf of the Society for Educational Visits and Exchanges in Canada (SEVEC). Morris has brought joy to dozens of local students by helping them see their nation as a key exchange organizer at the high school for SEVEC. Morris, a 20-year employee at RDHS, was cited with a 2012 SEVEC Ambassador Award in March of 2013 for helping organize eight SEVEC exchanges

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EMC News – The Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) recognized excellence May 29 among its staff members and volunteers at the UCDSB Celebration Night. The awards night, held twice yearly in the fall and spring, recognized winners of the Director’s Wall of Excellence Award, Director’s Extra Mile Award, OPC Award of Character, Volunteer of the Year Award and Kermit Award. “We’re here tonight to recognize our staff members and volunteers whose exceptional work is a critical part of helping our board reach our long-term goal of a 90 per cent graduation rate,� said board 1st vice chair Jeff McMillan. “We honour teachers who show our students exciting new ways to get and stay fit, who connect Grade 9 students with the high school experience, and who find powerful new ways to energize student learning about current events,� he continued. “We are also here to honour exceptional financial managers, and volunteers who make school life that much better for our students.�


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EMC Business – After 40 years of travelling the globe with her business, Leacock Tours, Mary Lou Leacock is putting away her passport. The 87-year-old recently made the decision to close her Jasper business, established in 1973, which offered group air and bus travel around Canada, U.S. and the world. She recently underwent surgery for cancer and with failing eyesight, she decided it was time to move on. To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Leacock Tours and her retirement, Leacock is invited friends, family and clients to the Toledo Royal Canadian Legion branch on Saturday, June 29 from 1 to 5 p.m. Music and dancing is set to begin at 1 p.m., provided by Dennis Whitteker and his band This Old Heart and Country Music. While there is no charge for the afternoon, which includes a luncheon at 4 p.m., Leacock will be accepting donations for the Canadian Cancer Society. “It (party) is a way to thank everyone for 40 years,� she said, noting that she hopes many come out to share memories of their favourite trips and well wishes. It was Leacock’s dear friend Donna Healey who suggested she try running her own tour business after Leacock had expertly planned

a bus tour on June 23, 1973 for the Grenville County Women’s Institute, where she served as president for 16 years. “She was a good friend and such a nice person and so helpful,� she said. “If she hadn’t encouraged me, I don’t know if I would have gone ahead with it (business).� “I’d never been on a bus in my life and the only place I’d been was the Expo in Montreal,� Leacock admitted. Born in Bennett’s Lake near Perth, the mother of seven daughters with late husband Arthur had previously been working as a demonstrator of products in local grocery stores for different companies. After obtaining her operating license, Leacock took the plunge into the travel business. She relished the process of planning and booking the vacations and always accompanied clients on the tours. “Because it was my own company, I could choose places where I was interested in going,� Leacock said. “I couldn’t sell the tour to people if I don’t think it’s good or have an interest and feel excited about it. People could tell if you were or not.� “I went on all the trips because I wanted to see that they were done the way I set them up and that everybody was happy,� she added. She would put the same amount of effort into a tour, whether it was

Mary Lou Leacock, owner of Leacock Tours, recently announced her retirement after 40 years in the travel business. A retirement will be hosted in her honour on Saturday, June 29 at the Toledo Royal Canadian Legion branch from 1 to 5 p.m. It will serve as a benefit for the Canadian Cancer Society. Photo by ASHLEY KULP

as close to home as Niagara Falls, or to destinations such as Florida (where offered vacations each winter) or Hawaii. Leacock noted she’s seen a dramatic difference in the cost of vacations throughout the years as well. “I could do a 10-day trip for $299. Can you imagine that?� she said. “You can’t do a weekend for that these days.� Travel buff For someone who never had a desire to travel before getting into the tour business, over the past 40 years, Leacock has certainly been around the world. “I’ve been pretty well over the world and to all the continents, 47 of the (United) States, all over Canada, Alaska and to the top of the world,� See LEACOCK page 4

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Training centre offers personalized education solutions for adults EMC Business – The help is there, but those who need it do not know where to find us or know that we exist. That’s often the story we hear by people who have search for the Adult Learning & Training Centre (ALTC) and have found it, tucked away in the back corner of 52 Abbott St. North in Smiths Falls. The ALTC offers upgrading in basic literacy and essential skills. Reading, writing, math and computer skills, which most of us take for granted, are used in every day life and at work. Over 40 per cent of the Lanark County and Smiths Falls population have a learning disability or do not have the confidence to move forward. Our focus is on one-on-one tutoring and small group formats. Each qualified individual receives a learner plan based on their short and long-term goals, modifying that plan as each milestone is reached and the transition towards work, further education and training or independence has been achieved. We have several job specific programs for people wanting to join or re-enter the workforce in fields such as clerical, truck driving, public works, childcare and landscaping. As a result of economic downturn, many older workers (55 and up) are attempting to re-enter the work force. Some of these job related programs would greatly benefit

these workers with increased essential skills upgrading. Statistics show that retail is the main source of employment in Lanark County. ALTC has curricula for customer service, retail and hospitality, and recently developed a Cash Register Basics Program. Three actual registers are set up at the centre and two programs are currently on the go. Two-hour sessions run for six weeks and provides hands on and activity training. Also part of our enhanced programs are basic computer, family literacy and reading to eating. With individualized learner programs, our hours of study are flexible. Learners can come in one day a week, two half-days or five full days, but there has to be a commitment in order to make that connection between literacy and real life tasks to create lifelong learning. We can only help those who are ready and eager to want to help themselves. Funding for our centre and outreach programs throughout the county comes from the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, and part of Employment Ontario’s Employment and Training Network. Funding is also received from the United Way, also under financial stress owing to the difficult economic times. ALTC has just received one time funding from Green Shield, an organization that reaches out to assist a wide

range of not-for-profit organizations in need of support. With this support we were able to purchase a SMART board to create and use learning activities along with lesson plans. The funds will also be used to help create, implement and facilitate our Reading to Eating Program and a Monday Management curriculum. Any adult from age 19 to 65 plus are welcome to come in and have their skills and knowledge reviewed and work towards the interaction of those skills and knowledge to reflect their needs, goals and interests. Our service requests are not just based on employment goals. It can be anyone looking to learn how to find and use information, communicate ideas and information, understand and use numbers, use digital technology, manage learning and engage with others. Once a learner’s goal is reached or their needs are met, they move on to complete the next achievement in their life where their learning skills can be transferred to activities in work, family and the community. Our move from Perth to Smiths Falls has been very beneficial. The 52 Abbott St. North building houses other services in which we partner with. OnTrac (employment services), New Directions (helping mature workers return to work) and Ontario Works (financial assistance) partner with us by way of referrals

and sharing programs amongst clients and learners. It is a onestop shopping for earning and learning. Volunteers are the base and rock of our programs at ALTC. Learners are matched to tutors who help train in other parts of the county because as we all know, transportation is a huge barrier when there are no means of getting from point A to B, so we go to learners in their own community. We train our volunteers by making them aware of the different learning difficulties,

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she remarked. “I’ve been to China, Africa, all over Europe and even Iceland.” One of her favourite places in the world is Costa Rica, which she used to travel to each year, but also loved spending time in Alaska and Hawaii and had a wonderful experience while visiting Israel in 1995. She has dozens and dozens of photo albums she’s compiled from her trips and even collected spoons and dolls from around the globe. While she never made it to

the different characteristics of our adult learners and the skills needed to provide the necessary support for success. Everyone comes here for the same reason – to get the help they need to improve their lives in one way or another. No one is signaled out. At ALTC there is a noticeable change for the better in the learner’s self confidence and ability to fit into their community. With all of life’s daily challenges, there are bright spots. They are right in front of you,

if you know where to find them. From time-to-time we all get too busy trying to make things happen that you lose sight of what’s right there in front of you. So if you, or someone else you know may benefit from what we have to offer, please drop in or contact us and find out how we can help. We are open five days a week, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 52 Abbott St. North in Smiths Falls. For more information call the ALTC at 613-284-2121, email altc@cogeco.net or visit us online at www.altclanark.ca.

India or Japan, Leacock said she has no regrets. “I think I pretty much got to all the places I really wanted to see,” she remarked. Though she booked international tours, Leacock also spent much of her time organizing mystery excursions and day trips closer to home for seniors. It’s a part of her job she truly loved. “I always found places that weren’t that far away that people had never heard of. I was always searching out new things that they wouldn’t have seen,” she stated. “It was a social

time for seniors.” The best part of her job, other than traveling the world? Bringing a smile to people’s faces. “I enjoyed seeing people have a good time, I just loved it,” Leacock commented. “I hate to quit, but I know I have to.” “...I have so thoroughly enjoyed the 40 years. My special thought is that if you don’t like the work you’re doing then you need to find something you do like. It’s very important to live life doing something that’s of interest to you,” she concluded.

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And then the strangling! Aspiring playwright Clif- Levin’s Deathtrap. The thriller runs at the Full Circle ford (Chris Angel) acts out his ideas for a new thriller, Theatre, 26 Craig Street, Perth, Thursday through Deathtrap, to the non-amusement of veteran play- Sunday this week. wright Sidney Bruhl (David Bird) in a scene from Ira to handle Levin’s intricate dialogue in a character of extremes. Onstage for more than 90 per cent of the show, David Bird is Sidney Bruhl, a possibly-washed up writer of thrillers who finds an opportunity to acquire a brilliant new script that will restore fortunes and reputation for him - all it will take is murder. Bird is alternately funny and frightening; a witty Broadway playwright one moment, joking that the new thriller is so good that “a gifted director couldn’t hurt it” (drawing a big laugh from an actual gifted director on opening night!) and turning

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EMC News – The Carleton Place Business Improvement Area (BIA) Lambs Down Festival was held under sunny skies with warm temperatures Saturday, June 15. A variety of events were on tap for visitors to enjoy. The BIA worked in conjunction with the

Woolgrowers for the successful day’s event. Above, Rosie Falcone, 3, had some fun in the saddle. Above right, James Kingsley and his mom Lena Kingsley visited the petting zoo. Right, Sarah Dempsey, 3, of made several trips to the petting zoo.

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The Carleton Place BIA Lambs Down Festival was held under sun- events were on tap for visitors to enjoy. The BIA worked in conny skies with warm temperatures Saturday, June 15. A variety of junction with the Woolgrowers for the successful day’s event.

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Where does Reid stand on wasteful mailings? DEAR EDITOR: Word is out that Conservatives plan to use your tax dollars to mail their juvenile propaganda against Justin Trudeau to your home. Will Lanark, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington MP Scott Reid sink to that level? The answer is in the mail. By now you’ve probably seen the TV commercials. In them, the Conservatives use out-of-context fabrications and falsehoods to try to smear the new Liberal leader. Liberals instead are responding with a positive campaign that introduces Canadians to the real Justin Trudeau, focused on his plans to fight for middle-class families and for all those who are working so hard to join the middle-class. But Conservatives plan to use their Parliamentary mailing and printing privileges to put

their ugly message in taxpayer-funded pamphlets to be distributed across the country. This is a gross misuse of tax dollars that should be going toward constructive public discussion of public issues, not partisan character assassination. At least 19 Conservative backbenchers have had the courage to reject this wasteful and dishonest abuse. They say it’s beneath their standards. But what about your MP? Mr. Reid has a choice—he can choose to say no to Stephen Harper and refuse to clutter your mailbox with this abusive material, or knuckle under. Which will it be? Ralph Goodale MP Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada

EMC Editorial – June 21 marks the first day of summer and with it comes the season that everyone looks forward to: lazy weekends at the cottage, barbecues on the patio and of course, time spent on the water. The Ontario Provincial Police are encouraging all boaters and paddlers to stay safe out on the waterways this summer. They police 94,000 square kilometres of Ontario’s waterways. Last year, 20 fatal boating incidents occurred in Ontario where 22 people lost their lives. Eighteen of those 22 were not wearing lifejackets. Before embarking on an outing by boat, it’s important to remember to ensure there are enough lifejackets or personal flotation devices for each person coming on board. Even those who consider themselves good swimmers can encounter a scary situation. Alcohol consumption accounted for seven of the 22 boating deaths last year. If you are too intoxicated to get behind the wheel of a car, the same goes for boats. The laws that govern Ontario’s waterways are the same as those travelling the roads. It’s also a good idea to properly familiarize yourself with the boat you are operating. Make sure it has been properly maintained. Also remember that by law, anyone operating a motorized water vessel must have a valid pleasure craft operating card. Use proper judgment and safe practices to ensure you and your family avoid a tragedy out there this summer. For more information about safe boating regulations, visit the Canadian Safe Boating Council website www. csbc.ca.

Mother always put used flour bags to good use EMC Lifestyle – Going into Renfrew to the grist mill with Mother was always a treat for me. I marvelled at how she bartered for a good price on the flour bags, and how she always seemed to come out with a good bargain. The bags were piled willy-nilly in a heap in a corner and if we went early on a Saturday morning, before too many people beat us to it, the selection was at its best. Mother would take off one at a time, examine it closely, and either toss it aside, or put it in a pile by me. My job was to take the bag and fold it into a square so that it, with the others she picked, would fit nicely in the clothes hamper we brought from the farm. There would be no Saturday-night house party that week! My sister Audrey, Mother and I would spend the evening getting the bags ready for the Monday washing. There would be seams to rip out, and those that needed it were cut open with the scissors so that they would lay flat. Of course, they still carried the remnants of the flour they once held, and by the time we had worked our way through the laundry basket of bags, we were covered from head to toe. Even

our hair was flecked with flour. But since it was Saturday night anyway, our weekly bath and head wash would take care of that. Before they could be made use of, the flour bags had to be washed twice. On Monday morning, they were washed separate from the rest of the laundry, and hung over the fence to dry. That washing was to get rid of the flour dust. The next stage was one I detested, and I tried to keep my distance. Mother bought big glass bottles of Javel water from Briscoes General Store. Using a big square tub, the bags were soaked for the better part of a day in a mixture of water and Javel. This was supposed to take out the bright printing that came with every flour bag, but sadly, it never quite did the job. It wasn’t unusual for me to wear bloomers made out of the bags, with “Pride of the Valley” still quite visible across my seat! Then the bags had their second washing. If it was a sunny day, they were spread out on the grass outside in the hope the hot rays of the sun would further diminish the vivid printing on every bag. Vice President & Regional Publisher Mike Mount mmount@perfprint.ca 613-283-3182, ext. 104

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free of print, and pillow cases, sometimes after being bleached three of four times, were ready for embroidering by Audrey and me. I thought my sister was very clever indeed. She made beautiful crossstitching, which I never did seem to be able to master. French knots were another specialty of my talented sister Audrey, and ‘company’ tea towels were festooned with lovely embroidery work, which I was quick to point out to whatever guest happened to be helping us red up the kitchen. The aprons Mother made out of flower bags were enormous. They had long tails to tie at the back, and when I had to wear one to churn for butter, it covered me from chin to my ankles, and lay in a heap around my feet on the floor. A coat hook at the back kitchen door held many aprons. These were always fresh as a daisy, ironed, and spanking white. As soon as Mother heard someone come in the lane, she ripped off the apron she was wearing, even if she had just put it on that morning, and reached for one off the hook. Heaven forbid that ADVERTISING SALES: ADVERTISING SALES CO-ORDINATOR Andrea Harding SALES: Cheryl Johnston, Sharon Sinfield, Kathy Perreault, Liz Gray, Kevin Hoover, Jamie Rae-Gomes Email: emcsales@perfprint.ca Fax: 613-283-9988 THE DEADLINE FOR DISPLAY ADVERTISING IS MONDAY 4:30 PM

she should be caught with a spot on an apron in front of company, even if it was just another farmer coming to have a chat with Father! Rick rack braid went on collars of flour-bag blouses to take away the look of where they had come from. The bags had many uses, and the price was just right for those Depression years. And what was known many years later as recycling was just another way of surviving those days when there was no money for frivolities. Although just about everyone at the Northcote School wore flour-bag underwear, with a few exceptions like my little friend Joyce and bad Marguirite, there were times when I wished there was a better way of getting rid of the hateful dyed printing on just about every pair of bloomers I wore. The answer came one morning when I was dressing for school. I mistakenly put the bloomers on backwards. The printing was still there, but it was less likely to be seen in a game of tag or ball if my skirt accidentally flew up. Ever after, I went to the Northcote School with my flour-bag underwear on backwards, and no one was the wiser! • Advertising rates and terms and conditions are according to the rate card in effect at time advertising published. • The advertiser agrees that the publisher shall not be liable for damages arising out of errors in advertisements beyond the amount charged for the space actually occupied by that portion of the advertisement in which the error occurred, whether such error is due to negligence of its servants or otherwise... and there shall be no liability for non-insertion of any advertisement beyond the amount charged for such advertisement. • The advertiser agrees that the copyright of all advertisements prepared by the Publisher be vested in the Publisher and that those advertisements cannot be reproduced without the permission of the Publisher. • The Publisher reserves the right to edit, revise or reject any advertisement.

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Above, the Carleton Place campus graduates. From left: (back row) Dan Currie, Kevin Richardson, Ben Lester, Rachel Laming; (middle row) Jenna Huckstep, Michelle Hartley, Kat Sensenstein, Elizabeth Jamieson; (front row) Brianna Nagle, Alison Kennedy, Danielle Sadler, Tina Hartley.

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EMC News –TR Leger Adult, Alternative and Continuing Education students from the Smiths Falls, Carleton Place, Perth and Almonte campuses gathered at Perth and District Collegiate Institute on Thursday, June 13, to receive the product of their hard work with a high school diploma. Top, the Perth campus graduates, from left: (back row) Rosemarie Allen, Rebekah Embleton, Kaitlyn Meeks, Yardley Young, Van Riddell; (middle row) Tricia Allen, Melissa VanTilborgh, Maggie Shannan, Melissa Massey, Matthew Turner; (front row) Amy Schonauer, Shannon Forsyth, Jennifer Vieau, Brooke Closs, Dakota Thomas, Allana Closs. Above, Almonte campus graduates, from left: (back row) Pete Essery, Scot Phair, Carol Charette, Matthew Roberge; (front row) Andrew Crooy, Hayley Lowry, Christine Robillard, Michael Sculland.

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1509 Conc 6B Drummond – $159,900 ***MARK LEE 613-812-1017

4 McKenzie Ave, Smiths Falls – $173,000 **IVAN HODGINS 613-812-0363

20619 Hwy 7 – $565,000 ***DOUG FORDE 613-285-5732

9-11 Gore St., Perth – $269,900 ***MICHELLE FOURNIER 613-812-8585

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4830 R 48 – $719,500 MLS# 083183105111310 *** PAULINE AUNGER 613-285-9158

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14718 B Hwy 509 – $74,900 ***DOUG FORDE 613-285-5732

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110 ELMSLEY ST. – $329,995 473 AMBERWOOD, ASHTON – $449,900 ANNA KOWSALEWSKI* HOSTESS: JENNIFER MCCLEERY *

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4 Bathurst Rd. Freshly painted, new flooring, brand new carpeting, new kitchen counter, this Condo is ready to move into, enjoy living the carefree Condo life in Heritage Perth. $195,000 Cathie McCabe 613-284-6263

29 03 Otterlake Rd. This Otter Lake Home is a charmer… cosy with a spectacular view of the Lake..this offers the lifestyle you’ve been looking for! Clean sandy bottom for swimming this spring fed Lake is close to Perth and Smiths Falls. $349,000 Book your showing now! Cathie McCabe 613-284-6263

1213 Carroll Rd. This property is lovely and just 5 min. from Smiths Falls. Enjoy the pond in the summer and skate it in the winter, pool and hot tub, attached 2 car garage and detached insulated garage, this 3/2 bedroom home is perfect for the growing family $327,000 Cathie McCabe 613-284-6263

Custom 3 bedroom with main floor family room and relaxing sunroom off the dining room. Light filled living room with cathedral ceilings and gas fireplace. Master ensuite plus 2 additional baths. Immaculate! $309,000. Call Barbara Shepherd 613-326-1361 MLS #092103008019800

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Now $269,000! Rooms with a view. Privacy near the end of a quiet road at the tip of Briton Bay with 185 feet on the Big Rideau, great design for entertaining – perfect for fishing & boating enthusiasts – travel the Rideau System. Barbara Shepherd 613-326-1361 MLS #083183103612801

$209,900 Bungalow just west of Perth with 3 bedroom main residential area and an adjacent in-law suite that could be easily incorporated into the main home. Partially finished basement has wett certified woodstove & forced air oil furnace (replaced 5 years ago). In-law suite has been rented for 8 years & currently is getting $450 per month. Set back from the highway, this home is only minutes into Perth & approximately 45 minutes to Kanata. Access laneway is via deeded right-of-way which runs adjacent to the property. Paul Martin 613-264-0123

$279,000 Great location between Perth & Carleton Place on quiet road. Living room is bright with vaulted ceilings, spacious kitchen with dining nook, propane furnace & air conditioning are newer. Lower level rec room has cozy Pacific energy wood stove. Survey available. 32x40 insulated workshop with high bay door. Paul Martin 613-264-0123

$374,900 Situated in prestigious Sheridan Estates on a prime 1. 42 acre lot backing onto a gorgeous hardwood bush area. This 10 year old bungalow is approximately 1460 square feet on the main level with the lower level being finished as well. Beautifully landscaped with rock features & perennials, the lot is a gardener`s dream. Vaulted ceilings in the open kitchen and living area with propane fireplace, hardwood & ceramic tile floors throughout the main level. Paul Martin 613-264-0123

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94 Baker’s Rd. - $99,900 MLS® 874543

92-96 Gore St. Perth – $369,000 MLS® 873975

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369 Rutherford Side Rd. – $229,900 MLS® 860268

40 Oak St. – $163,500 MLS® 869162 Lisa Brennan-Trudel***

19B Basswood Cres. – $559,900 MLS® 871090

CALL/EMAIL now for a confidential meeting. Diane Hatfield Broker/Manager • 613-283-7788 diane1.hatfield@gmail.com

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1 bed starter or retirement home. Main level open concept w/bamboo flrs. Upper level large bdrm, full bth & sitting area. $69,900.

3 bed open concept, ensuite, custom cabinets, wood floors, main floor laundry, all season sun room patio doors to deck. $308,000.

SMITHS FALLS Smiths Falls Golf Club Road Subdivision Home 3 Bed plus Den, Family Room, In-ground Pool, Privacy! $389,900.

11 GLASCOTT ST, PERTH

SAT JUNE 22ND, 10– 11:30AM

Duplex centrally located in Perth. Unit 13 CLYDE STREET PERTH 1(front)- 2 beds, Unit 2 (back) - 1 bed. Refurbished 3bedroom 2 storey home Completely renovated. $197,900. close to amenities. Move In Ready! Call Sheri D’Aoust: 613-812-9344 $256,900. Host Paul Gordon: 613 390 2281

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COMMERCIAL/RETAIL BUILDING. Excellent corner location presently Otter Creek Antiques. Total approx 1800 sqft. NOTE: Business NOT for sale, contents NOT included. $124,900.

1230 BLACK LAKE NORTH SHORE ROAD 3 bed cottage with 90ft shoreline & 1.5 CHRISTIE LAKE acres on Black Lake has amazing poten- 2 bed cottage with nice lake view & good tial. Perfect for all ages – gentle slope to clean water. Take the short drive to serenwater. $209,900. ity and relaxation. $199,900.

PERTH Bright 3 bd character property. Open plan living/dining, den, lg kitchen & bath, mud /laundry rm. Sun rm, bonus attic room, Dble gar. $349,900.

RURAL KEMPTVILLE

SMITHS FALLS

Beautiful home on 2.3 acre lot, 3+1 bedrooms, huge family room with woodstove, in-ground pool, barn. $319,900.

Lovely 2bdrm, 2 bath home. Filled with character and charm. Great location, walking distance to the canal. $174,900.

LOWER RIDEAU LAKE SHARBOT LAKE Custom home on 1.1 acre private w/f lot! Re-designed & ren’d Kitchen w/granite, 3-season sunrm. Lux master w/ensuite. Extensively landscaped, heated db-gar/ wkshop. $829,900.

TAY VALLEY

OMPAH Great family home on quiet 4.9 acres. 4 beds, 2 baths. Completely renovated. Det single garage w/carport, lower level w/ walkout. $159,900.

LANSDOWNE

4 bed older log home. 65 acres & approx Updated 2 storey hobby farm on 96 acres 2300ft frontage on Fall River. Possibility w/det garage/wkshop & 7 stall barn. 3 of severing 3 lots $359,000 beds. $359,900

NARROWS LOCK ROAD

FALLBROOK Picturesque tranquil setting on the banks of the Fall River for this 4/5 bed beautiful well maintained Victorian home, double garage. Modern amenities, 15 mins to Perth. $310,000.

BURGESSWOOD Shared ownership dock on Otty Lake. 3 beds, open plan design, sun room, expansive deck, dbl garage + bonus bunkie. $375,000

MABERLY 6 year-old one of kind Log Home by Kea on 3.64 acres. 3 beds/2 baths. Loft Master suite with W/I Closet & Ensuite to dream about. $419,900 or rent at $1,900/month.

RIDEAU LAKES Live completely off the grid! 3 Bed Super-Energy efficient Home. 35+ acres plus deeded Big Rideau Lake water access. $439,900.

BLACK LAKE

Well maintained, furnished, 3 bed Black RIDEAU FERRY Charming 2 bed log home on 21 acres w/ Lake cottage with westerly “sunset” Treed level lot, with 280 feet +/- of exceladdition 40x80 coverall & sugar shack & view. 190 ft. of deep, clean waterfront. lent Big Rideau Lake w/f. Charming 2 level above ground pool. $329,900. $269,000 2 bed cottage. $695,000.

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4bd, 3 bth home. Great room; kitchen, din/ piano room, master w/ensuite & sauna, 2nd bed w/ensuite & balcony, hot tub, pool, bunkie, large lot. $639,900.

VILLAGE OF LANARK Fantastic income opportunity. Central location, 4 units, approx. 800sqft commercial space 2-2 bdrm, 1-1 bdrm apartments. $239,900.

SAT JUNE 22ND,, 12-1:30PM 113 HARPER RD & 18381 HWY 7 Residential property – 3bed, open concept. Det garage $230,000 PLUS Commercial property – 1300 sqft. $30,000. Host Paul Gordon: 613 390 2281

SAT JUNE 22ND, 1-2:30PM 24 CHURCH STREET PERTH MOTIVATED SELLER LEAVING PROVINCE. Renovated home. Open concept kitchen, formal liv/din, hdwd flrs & staircase. Det heated & cooled w/shop.$327,900. Host Randy Cavanagh 613-464-1000

SAT JUNE 22ND, 2-3.30PM 1744 DRUMMOND CON 1 Perth - Great potential for income. Lg 5 bed house on 3 acre. Additional apartment currently rented + lg storage bdg.$359,900. Host Paul Gordon: 613 390 2281

SUN JUNE 23RD, 1-2:30PM 5 PERTH ST, PORTLAND 3+ bed, 1.5 bath bungalow situated on an extra large, well treed lot in the Village of Portland. 2 blocks to the Rideau. $239,000. Host Demi Thompson: 613 264 4330

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MISSISSIPPI STATION Quiet country living - spacious 2 bds 4 pc bth, open concept kitchen dining, mn flr living & rec room. Sun rm; fenced in yard. $99,500.

197 WOLFORD RD MERRICKVILLE

344 STAR HILL ROAD BLACK LAKE

Start your dreams today. Exceptional lot in Year-round home/cottage on private 1 prime location in Merrickville. acre lot w/200ft clean waterfront & great access!

MCDONALDS CRNS RD

STANLEYVILLE

First time home buyer - have a look! 2 bdrms, 1 bath, full bsmt, needs updating, great potential. Detached gar., private location. $149,900.

Beautiful 1824 Historical home nestled on 3.5 acres. Stone accent walls, 2 fireplaces, loads of granite counter space and cupboards. $329,900.

DREAMS FOR SALE - CHOOSE WISELY… CHOOSE THE EMC - 14 - Thursday, June 20, 2013


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SUNDAY, JUNE 23: 2PM - 4 PM 1026 Code Road Executive Home on 3.21 acres. Formal Din/Liv rms. Wood trims & accents. Oak staircase, crown mouldings, double detached garage. Manicured lawn/ garden + more! $529,900ÊUʓÃ›ÊnÇ£äÓÈ

302 Giles Road Completely renovated Century Farm House on 3 acres. Hardwood floors, gorgeous kitchen with Granite tops. Deep windows, 3 bay drive shed + more!

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144 Gardiner Shore Road

COMING SOON!

Waterfront year round home is only 10 yrs. old. Gorgeous water, sunsets, open concept, workshop, it’s gorgeous.

Gleaming hw floors, newer roof, furnace, paved drive, fantastic lot, landscaped, new deck, c/air, finished lower level.

$329,900ÊUʓÃ›ÊnÇ{ÇÈÎ Jeff Wilson

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59 Victoria Street

Spacious, charming 3 bdrm semi. Many recent updates make this a winner! Hardwood floors, 3rd level attic potential.

$169,900ÊUʓÃ›ÊnxÇnÓx Rhonda Burke N E V KHA ROC PARK

134 Morton Street

161 Stonehome Cresc.

Beautiful bungalow on gorgeous private 1.7 acre lot with public access across the road for Mississippi Lake.

Custom 4 bdrm home minutes to Almonte set on almost 2½ acres. Spacious master and oversized ensuite, hardwood and ceramics, open kit, dining and living area. Mostly finished lower level.

Adult living in lovely Rockhaven Park. END UNIT. 2 Bd., 2 bth, Vaulted Ceilings, Gas Furnace, Central Air + more!

$277,900ÊUʓÃ›ÊnÇ{n£Ó Karen Duncan

$399,999ÊUʓÃ›ÊnÇÓ{ÎÇ Jason Coleman

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Spacious Country home with oversized garage, pool, finished lower level, sunroom and much more.

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Gerry Coleman Broker

John Coburn Broker

Rhonda Brunke Sales Representative

Marly Burke Broker

Jeff Wilson Sales Representative

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$199,500ÊUʓÃ›ÊnÇ{™ää Rhonda Brunke

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239 Miguel Street

Immaculate 2+1 bedroom home close to all amenities. Double paved driveway. Spacious foyer with access to garage & covered back deck. Kitchen is bright and inviting with appliance incl. Fully fin. lower level. $309,900ÊUʓÃ›ÊnÈäx{{Ê

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436 Joseph Street Substantially renovated 3 bedrm semi. Private treed bkyd, updated kitchen, windows, flooring, paint +++

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179 Hughes Street

Robin J. Ferrill Broker of Record

625 Bluebird Hill

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Custom bungalow in Almonte with radiant floor heat, on demand hot water, solid birch kitchen, porcelain tile, granite counter tops, gas f/p, extensive landscaping, det. workshop, ductless a/c and many more perks.

1075 Drummond Conc. 9A Road

389 Dufferin Street Lovely row unit in quiet area of town. Open concept kitchen, living & dining area. Laminate & ceramic flring. MBedrm has walk-in closet. Brand new c/ air. Downsizing? Call today.$269,900ÊUʓÃ›ÊnÇÎә™

109 Barclay

Large home with main floor, living rm, family rm & sun room. 3 large beds, natural gas, new roof & carpets, shows great.

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30 Hackberry Trail Immaculate end unit town home with fully fenced back yard. Open concept kitchen, living rm & dining rms. Upscale living in popular Stone Water Bay. $319,900ÊUʓÃ›ÊnÇ{ÇäÓ

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45 Lombard Street, Smiths Falls Century brick home in heart of Smiths Falls. 4 bedrooms, 2 baths. Updated wiring, roof shingles and plumbing. Detached single garage. Hardwood & laminate flooring. Lots of character here & close to all amenities. f£{™]™ääÊUʓÃ›ÊnÇ{nÇn

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13 LEELAND DRIVE

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129 MONTGOMERY LANE, DRUMMOND N.ELMSLEY

334 TAIT MCKENZIE DRIVE, ALMONTE

YOU WILL LOVE THIS “ECLECTIC LOOKING FOR A QUIET COUNTRY DESIGN”, BURSTING WITH SETTING, WHILE ON A STRICT OW NEWING! ENTHUSIASM! A stunning 3 BUDGET? Affordable living, for A WSIGN! T DE LIS Level Split boasts, 3 exciting gas 1st time Buyers, Retirees or FFP’s, Wow! Vaulted ceiling in Snowbirds. Turn the key & move Fam Rm, “Days Gone By” Eat-In in! Meticulously appointed, you Kit & an amazing LL Games Rm. will love the pride of ownership OPEN HOUSE Whether it is formal entertaining that this newly reno’d home has SUNDAY, JUNE 23 1:00-3:00 PM OPEN HOUSE or Fam gatherings, this pristine to offer. This 3 Bdr, boasts a Lg THURSDAY, JUNE 20 6:00-8:00 PM home offers a design for all Laundry, Elegant Bth & Storage Space. You’d never know it was a Mobile Home. AN occasions. SOUGHT AFTER FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD & ABSOLUTE GEM, NESTLED ON 2 ACRES WILL NOT DISAPPOINT! EXCELLENT CURB APPEAL! MLS#872955 MLS#875238

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115 LESLIE DRIVE, DALHOUSIE LAKE

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3833 BIG RIDEAU LAKE ROAD

OBVIOUSLY THE ARCHITECT A ONE-OF-A-KIND WATER FRONT RETREAT ON HAD NATURAL LIGHTING IN NEWING! DALHOUSIE LAKE. This classy MIND WHEN DESIGNING THIS T custom A-frame is nestled LIS OPEN CONCEPT BUNG. This on a beautifully landscaped new home boasts a fresh appeal, “Oasis”. Sparkling saltwater nestled in the prestigious, sought Pool, Stone Ponds, Veranda after neighborhood, “South Point off MBR & Hot Tub create a OPEN HOUSE West”. Rich Granite Counters are Spa like setting. A charming SUNDAY, JUNE 23 1:00-3:00 PM Deck facing the 80Ft Shoreline the backdrop to the fab French Vanilla Kit/Break Bar. Gleaming Hrd Flrs, stylish corner FFP & is sure to entice “Water Lovers”. Gleaming Hrd Flrs, cozy Wd FP, Gourmet Kit/ formal Dnr create an elegant yet comfortable Mn Flr living space. An unspoiled LL awaits! Break Bar add to the charm. A DECADENT,PRIVATE, MASTER SUITE IS NESTLED IN THE MOVE IN & ENJOY THE PANORAMIC VIEWS! MLS#865605 WEST WING! MLS#875250

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OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY, JUNE 23, 2-4 PM PICTURESQUE SETTING Workshop/garage/storage bldg, and high-ranch bungalow, all on approx. 5 acres. Many upgrades!!! Good Location. $252,000 MLS 866761 Joan Johnston 613-256-1860 www.royallepage.ca LUXURY AT ITS BEST! Fabulous custom 4 bed rm 4 bath rm home in lovely setting mins east of Almonte. Outstanding great room complete with soaring ceilings, softwood floors and exceptional stone fireplace. Enjoy the manicured private lot with attractive in ground pool. A must view property. Call Mona Irwin today for your personal tour. MLS 872787 Mona Irwin 613-256-1860 PEACE AND QUIET! Updated 3 bedrm 2 bathrm family home. Walk out basement, detached workshop. Beautiful country side view! $309,900 MLS 867859 Clark Munro 613-256-1860 www.almonterealestateguy.ca

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2 plus 1 bedroom split level. Sunny open concept. Walk-out basement. Quality hardwood floors, sunny open concept. Spacious kitchen/dining which overlooks formal living rm. Mins west of Almonte on excellent roads. Visit Mona Irwin for your personal tour.

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205 PRESTON DRIVE, CARLETON PLACE

THE FEELING OF A COUNTRY NESTLED ON AN EXPANSIVE Y ALL ER ! LANE WELCOMES YOU HOME to CORNER LOT, THIS PRISTINE T N A O P SI ! W this smartly designed, Cedar Split HOME invites you to enjoy LT /WKS FES INTED A O S PR PA OL Lvl home. Ideal for the Family Summer in the private, fenced in, PO searching for a Sunlit ML space Salt Water in Ground Pool Oasis. for fun & games & LL Bdr’s for Step inside to dark, rich Granite privacy. Dramatic vaulted ceilings, Kit counters, sparkling Hrd Flrs, open concept Lvg Rm, cozy fun filled LL Fam rm, Chic LL bath Pellet Stove, gleaming Hrd Flrs w/ walk-in Shower & elegant Mbr & a country Kit overlooking this w/ eye-catching corner gas FP. unique Flr plan, equals a cool FOR THE HANDYMAN, A DET 28’ atmosphere. 28FT ABOVE GROUND POOL! MLS#869644 x 14’ WKSP W/ IN FLOOR RADIANT HEATING! MLS#871023

3827 BIG RIDEAU LAKE ROAD

Rob Garvin

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MOVE IN CONDITION 3+1 bedrm 2 bathrm bungalow with updated shingles. Gas furnace, central air conditioner and more. Vaulted ceilings in kitchen and living room. Quick possession! $242,500 MLS 865838 Clark Munro 613-256-1860 www.almonterealestateguy.ca

Joan Johnston*

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PICTURE BOOK LOVELINESS! Custom built 3 bedroom home with spacious wide open feeling and fantastic decor. Kitchen is a dream come true. Quality hardwood floors and vaulted ceilings. Terrific finished lower level with oversize windows plus walk out patio door to back yard. Terrific value. Mona Irwin will make your appointment.

$389,900 MLS 872346 Mona Irwin 613-256-1860 SUPERB STARTER HOME 3 bedrm, 2 full bath. On a conveniently located street in Arnprior. Walking distance to shops, parks, schools, the beach, grove and hospital. Nice fenced lot with mature trees. Easily affordable home for a young family starting out. Call Tom Barker for more details.

$173,900 MLS 867702 Tom Barker 613-256-1860

SOLD! SOLD! SOLD! SOLD! SOLD! 7 LAURA CRES List $349,900 SOLD by Mona Irwin 44 GALE STREET List $349,900 SOLD by Mona Irwin 168 METCALF List $367,900 SOLD by Mona Irwin 99 PICKFORD DRIVE List $204,900 SOLD by Mona Irwin 696 BELLAMY MILLS RD List $299,900 SOLD by Mona Irwin

IF YOU WANT A SOLD SIGN CALL MONA IRWIN AT 613-256-1860 or 613-875-3053 OFFERING 30 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

Tom Barker*

Michael Pitcher*

Ken Beaton*

Joanne Beaton*

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Barbara Couch 613-596-5353

SATURDAY JUNE 22 Big Rideau Lake

OPEN HOUSE SUN JUNE 23 1:00 TO 3:00PM 8 LAKEVIEW STREET - UPPER RIDEAU LAKE / WESTPORT

Big Rideau Lake

Spacious waterfront home with 104’ clean shoreline. 4 bdrm, 4 1/2 baths, family room in walk out basement. Large wrap around deck and oversized two car garage. Nice sloping lot. $659,500

OPEN HOUSE SUN JUNE 23 12:00 TO 2:30PM 44 B-12 Bass Lake Lovely updated 3 bdrm, 2 bath year round cottage. Spacious rooms and fantastic views. Rather private, level lot with amazing sunsets. Just move in and enjoy. $347,777 Your host Margaret Thompson 613-283-3903

Your own personal retreat at the lake. Amazing views. 3+ bedrooms, 3 bath year round home. Gorgeous kitchen, walkout basement. Garden areas, rock terrace and much more $489,000 Your host Scott Burns 613-498-4201

South West exposure further defines this 2 storey, 2 bedroom, 2 bath cottage with fantastic views and privacy. 2 slip boathouse, bunkie, large deck for entertaining or just taking in the scenery . $279,000

Otter Lake

3 Bedroom cottage on Big Rideau Lake, Horseshoe Bay. 3 bedroom, 2 bath. 1.5 acre, very quiet area and private. Lovely well manicured lot, garage 24` x 30`, storage shed 15` x 13`. Very nice cottage in move in condition. $599,000

www.rideaurealty.ca 613-272-5000 2790 Hwy 15, Portland

10:00am-11:00am 2 Saddle 10:00am-11:30am 13 Clyde St 11:00am-12:00pm 654 Kitley Line 2 20 Cty Rd 1 11:00am-12:30pm 513 Jason St 4 Bathurst Rd 11:30am-12:30pm 1 Marguerite St 225 Brockville St 182 Kitley Line 3 101 Peter St 12:00pm-1:30pm 113 Harper Rd 12:00pm-2:00pm 348 Carlbeck Dr N 12:30pm-1:30pm 38 Kensington Ave 1:00pm-2:00pm Ferrara Dr Model Homes 885 Townline Rd 2793 Hwy 43 1:00pm-2:30pm 109 Colonel By Cres 27 Kelly’s Rd 24 Church St 109 Munro Rd 29 03 Otterlake Rd 1:00pm-3:00pm 1000 Flower Stn Rd 2:00pm-3:30pm 57 Golf Club Rd 1744 Drummond Con 1 2:00pm-4:00pm 54 Charles Street 3:00pm-4:30pm 13 Bridle Path Lane 10 Ford Cres

Newboro Lake Very neat and clean cottage, completely furnished with propane fireplace. Huge level lot with great views of 270’ of non-swimmable waterfront. Great boating and fishing.. $215,000

Troy Lake CranberryLake Renovated 2 bedroom cottage, open concept living area. Large deck with great views. Just minutes away from Hwy 15 and Seeley’s Bay. Yet private. $305,000

Year round 3 bedroom home on quiet lake. 290’ of good waterfront. Large kitchen and living area plus a nice sunroom. Bunkie and garden shed. Great views. $325,000

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NEW PRICE! Spacious 3+2 bedroom bungalow with detached workshop/garage with finished loft. Very desirable location. Prettiest street in heritage Perth.

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Patterson Lake 5 year old bungalow with walk-out basement set on a beautiful lot with 101 feet of shoreline.

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189,900

NEW LISTING! Very private waterfront home on Upper Rideau Lake. 420 feet of pristine shoreline, excellent swimming and boating, boat port, and guest cabin. Beautiful views from every window. Incredible value. Mint condition 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom home with finished basement, wraparound verandah, and garage/workshop with loft. Excellent location just minutes to Perth and Carleton Place.

3+2 bedroom bungalow minutes to Perth or Smiths Falls. Peaceful country setting in Riverdale Estates and backing onto the Tay River.

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Bob’s Lake One of 6 private waterfront lots boasting significant frontage and breathtaking views on the North Shore of Bob’s Lake. Only 3 lots left.

YOUR LOCAL “A” TEAM

Allan Sales Representatives

Christian 613-207-0834

Settlement Realty Brokerage

2 Wilson Street East, Perth

613-264-0123 Each office is Independently Owned & Operated

Norene 613-812-0407

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Smiths Falls

Lisa Ritskes/Francine Rever

Perth

Paul Gordon 613-390-2281

Smiths Falls Rural Toledo

Garry Dalgleish 613-880-4434 Linda McKenna 613-485-0576

Crestview Mobile Park Barbara Reade 613-812-0542 Perth Cathie McCabe 613-284-6263 Smiths Falls Smiths Falls Smiths Falls Perth

Francine Rever/Lisa Ritskes Pauline Aunger 613-285-9158 Jennifer Aunger 613-285-5602 Michelle Fournier 613-812-8585

Hwy 7

Paul Gordon 613-290-2281

Carleton Place

Cheryl Altrow 613-893-3240

Smiths Falls

Garry Dalgleish 613-880-4434

Smiths Falls Smiths Falls Rural Smiths Falls

Bob Arnold 613-223-7513 Jennifer Aunger 613-285-5602 Lisa Ritskes/Francine Rever

Smiths Falls Smiths Falls Rural Perth Perth Rural Perth Rural

Barbara Reade 613-812-0542 John Gray 613-868-6068 Randy Cavanagh 613-464-1000 Christian Allan/Norene Allan Cathie McCabe 613-284-6263

Lanark Highlands

George Edwards 613-200-4485

Smiths Falls Rural

Garry Dalgleish 613-880-4434 Paul Gordon 613-390-2281

Carleton Place

Liz Powell 613-314-5455

Otterdale Estates Smiths Falls Rural

Barbara Reade 613-812-0542 John Gray 613-868-6068

SUNDAY JUNE 23 10:00am-11:30am 464 Cty Rd 29 11:00am-12:00pm 168 Station Rd 11:30am-12:30pm 203 Christie Lake Lane 1213 Carroll Rd 12:00pm-1:00pm 836 Cty Rd 29 12 Davis Lane 12:00pm-2:30pm 44 B 12 12:30pm-1:30pm 52 Thomas St 1:00pm-2:00pm Ferrara Dr Model Homes 112 Christie Lake Lane 1265 Conc 5 310 Bristow Dr 96 Jasper Ave 1:00pm-2:30pm 5 Perth St 674 Kitley Line 3 1:00pm-3:00pm 1390 Rae Rd 8 Lakeview St 129 Montgomery Lane 115 Leslie Dr 1:30pm-2:30pm 8 Basswood Cres 1:30pm-3:30pm 473 Amberwood 2:00pm-4:00pm 208 Cty Rd 16 1026 Code Rd 110 Elmsley St 146 Country Lane 2:30pm-3:30pm 17 George St 2:30pm-4:00pm 323 Drum Con 11

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Smiths Falls Rural

John Gray 613-868-6068

Smiths Falls

Evelyn Lee 613-284-7277

Perth Rural Smiths Falls Rural

Jennifer Aunger 613-285-5602 Cathie McCabe 613-284-6263

Smiths Falls Rural Smiths Falls

Garry Dalgleish 613-880-4434 Francine Rever/Lisa Ritskes

Bass Lake

Margaret Thompson 613-283-3903

Almonte

John Gray 613-868-6068

Smiths Falls Perth Rural Bathurst Smiths Falls Rural Smiths Falls

Bob Arnold 613-223-7513 Jennifer Aunger 613-285-5602 Ivan Hodgins 613-812-0363 Lisa Brennan-Trudel 613-285-9646 Evelyn Lee 613-284-7277

Portland Smiths Falls

Demi Thompson 613-264-4330 Liz Powell 613-314-5455

Almonte Westport Drummond/N E Dalhousie Lake

Mona Irwin 613-256-1860 Scott Burns 613-498-4201 Danette Hanneman 613-596-5353 Barbara Couch

Smiths Falls Rural

Francine Rever/Lisa Ritskes

Ashton

Anna Kowalewski 613-875-7842

Jasper Perth Smiths Falls Carleton Place

Joan Johnston 613-256-1860 Robin Ferrill 613-253-3175 Jennifer McCleery 613-283-2121 Liz Powell 613-314-5455

Smiths Falls

Lisa Brennan-Trudel 613-285-9646

Carleton Place Rural

John Gray 613-868-6068

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Luxurious bungalow, 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom. Perfect home. 3rd bedroom in inlaw suite.

Royal Lepage Team Realty 6081 Hazeldean Rd., Unit 12B

Barb Eamer Sales Representative

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613-831-9287 1996 WORLEY ST. ASHTON Nearly half an acre includes a barn for storage. 3 bedroom home with many upgrades including furnace 2011, roof 2005 kitchen and flooring 2011 and windows 2010.

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$259,000

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Casey Errett

Janice Hastie-Waugh

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OPEN HOUSE SUN., JUNE 23, 2-4 PM 146 COUNTRY LANE, CARLETON PLACE

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MLS#873853 OPEN HOUSE SUN., JUNE 23, 1-2:30 PM 674 KITLEY 3RD LINE ROAD, SMITHS FALLS NEW PRICE $234,000 MLS#869549

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Barbara Has Assisted over 3000 Families to Buy or Sell their Homes

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“LINDA’S LISTINGS” 22 Beckwith St. S. SMITHS FALLS 613-283-6666

Sales Representative www.lizpowellrealty.com

Real Estate Brokerage Independently Owned & Operated

1-866-620-4663

LINDA McKENNA

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EVELYN LEE REALTY LTD BROKERAGE Broker of Record

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SATURDAY JUNE 22 11 AM - 12 PM 20 County Rd. 1 Toledo 13 acres, 3+ Bedrms Fabulous Bungalow

1 Main Street West, Smiths Falls 613-205-0999

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2720 Drummond, Conc. 9A Balderson Great bungalow in a Beautiful Country Setting.

Sunday, June 23, 11am -12pm

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6 South Point Bungalow. Move-in ready 3+1 Bdrm. Finished Basement.

$289,900 MLS#08318280386453 10 Windsor Cres. $384,900 MLS: 872189

1 Windsor Cres. $269,900 MLS: 854634 THE EMC - 18 - Thursday, June 20, 2013

$215,000. Location, location! Old fashioned 3 season cottage on Dunrobin Shores. 100ft of waterfront on the Ottawa River. 3 bdrms, 1 bth. Stunning view of the water, Gatineau Hills & fabulous sunsets. Flat stone waterfront. Enjoy your summers on the river. Easy commute to work. Janice Hastie-Waugh 613-283-5435

NEW LISTING $169,900. Great starter home 15 minutes to Carleton Place. 2 bdrm, 1 bath bungalow sitting on one acre - great privacy! Open concept living area with modern kitchen. All appliances included. Drilled well and septic. Newer deck is a great place to sit and enjoy country living. Janice Hastie-Waugh 613-283-5435

$159,900. Buckshot Lake: 1.8 acre waterfront lot with 196ft frontage. Excellent building lot on pristine, weed-free lake near Plevna/Ompah. 4-season access. Trees have been cleared for driveway. Gorgeous tall trees, great swimming and fishing. Wonderful spot for year-round home or summer getaway! Janice Hastie-Waugh 613-283-5435

86 MLS 90 # 72

$75,000. Sunday Lake: waterfront lot. 165 ft x 3.76 acres. Beautiful treed lot with tall pines on clean spring-fed lake. Good waterfront for swimming and fishing. Great spot to build your private summer getaway. Janice Hastie-Waugh 613-283-5435.

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SORRY, IT’S SOLD! $229,900. Great family home on a quiet street close to downtown Carleton Place. 4 bdrm, 1.5 bath bungalow. Car-port and fenced-in back yard with above ground pool. Deceivingly spacious. Natural gas fireplace in basement used as primary heat source. Close to schools, shopping, arena and recreation. Janice Hastie-Waugh 613-283-5435

85 MLS 76 # 10

$439,000

38 Birch Dr., Port Elmsley $69,900 MLS: 856529

NEW PRICE $289,900. Two bdrm year-round cottage with Western exposure. Fabulous sunsets! Convenient location: close to shopping & Hwy 7. Open-concept kitchen/living room with woodstove. New deck with privacy fence is a great place for BBQs. Quality waterfront with clean swimming. Dock included. Janice Hastie-Waugh 613-283-5435

$169,900. 191 Beck Shore Rd, Mississippi Lake. West facing, magnificent sunsets. 4 Bdr, 1 bth cottage, treed lot. Leased land. Deeded sole use 15 ft. waterfront across a low traffic road. Steps to water. 24’ dock. Large entertainment size deck. EBB, wood stove. Enjoy waterfront without waterfront prices. Easy commute to Ottawa. Call Grant Scharf today! 613-323-4862

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$699,900. Outstanding property on the prestigious North Shore of Big Rideau Lake. 1.5 storey post & beam home w/5 bdrms & 3 bthrms. Sweeping lake views and 170ft of great waterfront. 4+ acres. A view of the lake from almost every room. 1 car garage. 24ft floating dock. Come enjoy all that Rideau has to offer! Janice Hastie-Waugh 613-283-5435

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A touching story of love from Britain’s capital

London icon Mind the Gap is so well known that it has been immortalized on t-shirts and every souvenir imaginable. I have a pencil sharpener in my home office with the same message emblazoned on it. To us that message says “London” in the same way Big Ben does! A few weeks ago I read a touching story related to that very same subway PA announcement. I don’t believe it was very well publicized here. I first read the story on the BBC news website and later saw a short newspaper account here. The BBC story explained that a widow’s wish to hear her late husband’s voice again has prompted London subway officials to restore a 40-year-old recording of the system’s famous “Mind the Gap” announcement. London Underground staff

Reflections BY JEFF MAGUIRE

tracked down the voice recording by Oswald Lawrence after his widow, Margaret McCollum, approached staff and told them how much it meant to her. McCollum, a retired physician, told the media that she used to frequently visit Embankment Station, a major subway hub in Central London my wife and I are very familiar with. She stopped there just to listen to her husband’s voice. She planned her journeys in order to hear Oswald’s announcement, even before his death in 2007. “After he died, I would stay on the platform. I would just sit and listen to it again and again. It was a huge comfort. It was very special,” she told reporters. Last November Margaret was surprised and disappointed to hear another voice making announcements at Embankment Station. On checking with staff she was told the station now has a new broadcast system and could no longer use the old recording. Oswald Lawrence, by the way, was a drama school student with a distinctive voice when he auditioned for the Tube recording. He went on to become a theatre actor and later worked for a tour company. Margaret’s inquiry did not fall on deaf ears! In fact senior London Underground staff was so moved by her story of love that they located the recording and gave the widow a copy of the announcement on a CD for her personal listening pleasure. But Nigel Holness, director of the London Underground, says they decided to go even farther. They are working to restore Oswald’s announcement at the station. Not surprisingly Margaret is overwhelmed by the response. She has expressed delight and

Ken Graham honoured by Rideau Community Health Services EMC News – Rideau Community Health Services (serving Lanark, Leeds and Grenville since 1974) honours Ken Graham, whao for over 30 years has been donating much of his time to improving local governance, environmental organizations, recreational services, and health and social services. Rideau Community Health Services (RCHS) is a community governed health and social service organization operating the Merrickville District and Smiths Falls Community Health Centres and Rideau Valley Diabetes Services. Each year at its annual general meeting the board of directors of RCHS honours one individual for “outstanding contribution to our community.” This year that honour goes

to Ken Graham for his decades of service as a Smiths Falls town councillor and community volunteer. “When we think of what makes an individual or a community healthy we know that it is more than our doctors and nurses; it is a clean environment, good food, physical activity and opportunities for everyone to be included in the makeup of our society” said RCHS board chair Pamela Blackstock. Blackstock noted “year after year, Ken’s contribution of time and energy to a variety of public organizations has benefited young and old alike.” Examples of Graham’s contributions include about 20 years as a Town of Smiths Falls council member, and as an ac-

tive volunteer with the Rideau Environmental Action League, Rideau Valley Conservation Authority, Lanark Leeds and Grenville Public Health Unit, TriCounty Addictions Services, Perth Smiths Falls Hospital and the Ontario Municipal Water Association to name a few. “Ken is a rare person who acts locally and thinks globally. He knows that you have to take care of the services that matter to people and at the same time contribute to reducing the negative impact we have on our environment,” said Peter McKenna, executive director of RCHS. Graham will be received this honour on Tuesday, June 25 at the Smiths Falls Station Theatre, 53 Victoria Ave, Smiths Falls.

says she is looking forward to hearing her late husband’s distinctive voice booming through the Tube once again. So, who says people in large cities are cold and uncaring? This heartwarming tale of love

certainly debunks that very erroneous idea! I think it is the nicest, related story to emerge thus far during the 150th anniversary of the venerable Tube. Next time we are in London we will make a point of listening

for Oswald Lawrence’s voice telling us to “Mind the Gap” at Embankment Station. If you have comments or questions for Jeff Maguire he can be reached by email at: jeffrey.maguire@rogers.com.

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You’re Invited! To a party to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Leacock Tours, June 1973 to June 2013. Leacock Tours and I will be retiring with much regret and many happy memories.

Come To THE LEGION HALL IN TOLEDO SATURDAY, JUNE 29TH 1:00 T0 5:00 P.M. 1:00 P.M. MUSIC AND DANCING MUSIC BY DENNIS WHITTEKER and his band “This Old Heart and Country Music” 4:00 P.M. A Luncheon will be served Please join me in a pleasant afternoon of music, dancing, luncheon and sharing memories of the trips you enjoyed. Perhaps you can find your picture in one of the albums displayed! There will be no charge for the entertainment and luncheon. I have just undergone surgery for cancer, and wish to use this occasion as a fundraiser for cancer research. A representative from the Cancer Foundation will be present to receive your kind donations. If you are unable to stay for the whole afternoon, just drop in at your convenience with BEST WISHES EVERYONE WELCOME This is a sincere THANK YOU to all of you who have made my 40 years with Leacock tours such a pleasure.

THE EMC - 19 - Thursday, June 20, 2013

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EMC Lifestyle – In January I wrote a column about celebrations to mark the 150th anniversary of the subway system in London, England which are continuing all of this year. The London Underground, which first began operations on January 10, 1863, is the world’s oldest subway system. “The Tube,” as it is colloquially called, is a vitally important feature of one of the world’s great cities. Without it London, with its huge population, simply could not function properly. Over the course of the last 20 years my wife Kathleen and I have spent many months exploring Britain’s sprawling capital city. London is one of our favourite places and we hope to spend even more time there in the future. Given the immensity and the complexity of the London subway it is a remarkably efficient way to get around. Next to our passports, airline tickets and hotel reservations, a London Transport pass is the fourth most important thing on our list when we are preparing for a visit to England. We travel the Tube many times each day during a stay in London. When the London subway first opened, 150 years ago this year, long queues formed as people vied to board carriages which were lit by gas lamps. At the time they could travel three miles using seven stations on what was then called “the Metropolitan Railway.” Today the Tube runs for 250 miles (402 kilometres). There are 11 lines linking 270 stations. The system carries nearly four million people daily, which translates into 1.1 billion journeys annually. As I pointed out in the previous article the London Underground is certainly not perfect. It is not for the faint of heart nor is it particularly user friendly for the handicapped, elderly or infirm. There are only 122 lifts (elevators) which means customers most often use escalators (there are 410) and staircases. At busy times the crush in the


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People First of Canada to receive $1.5 million from federal government over next three years EMC News – People with disabilities will benefit from increased support, tools and resources to help address social issues they are facing in their communities. The announcement was made last month by the Honourable Vic Toews, Minister of Public Safety and Member of Parliament for Provencher, on behalf of the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development. “Our government recognizes the abilities of all Canadians and is committed to supporting innovative solutions to remove barriers to social and economic inclusion of people with disabilities,� said Toews. “By partnering with People First of Canada, we are improving the participation of people with disabilities in our society.� People First of Canada is receiving $1,500,000 over three years in federal government funding, which will be used to operate a national information resource centre in Winnipeg to help support people with disabilities. The organization will host forums and information sessions and use social media to educate the Canadian public on issues and barriers faced by people with disabilities. In addition, training opportunities will be available to help people with disabilities develop their social integration, leadership and public presentation skills. “The support we receive from the Government of Canada allows us to advance inclusion for people with intellectual disabilities in our country. This funding will impact the lives of Canadians with intellectual disabilities in many areas. In work, in education, in living and in the community, this funding will help us work towards policies and practices to ensure the full citizenship rights of people with intellectual disabilities,� said Shane Haddad, president, People First of Canada. People First of Canada is a national organization led and operated by people with intellectual disabilities. Its members across the country are involved in

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May flower species are pretty enough to eat By DALE ODORIZZI Lanark County Master Gardeners

EMC Lifestyle – We often think vegetables are for eating and flowers are for looking at. You can combine the two to add flair to your food with flowers. Make sure that your flowers are edible and that they have not been sprayed with chemicals, making homegrown, unsprayed flowers or those grown by organic growers the best. Edible flowers should only be used in moderation to add zest or as a beautiful garnish. Some of the best flowers to eat are: • Nasturtiums are ideal to brighten a tossed salad. They have a watercress-like taste. The leaves are edible with a peppery flavour and the large round seeds have been used as a substitute for capers. • Violets are small in size and sweet in flavour, making them best suited for desserts. Crystallize them for fancy cake decorations or cut them up and sprinkle on ice cream or freeze

Master Gardeners them in ice cubes to flavour cool drinks. • Pansies are extremely colourful and versatile. Use them whole or cut up in desserts, salads or side dishes. • Pot Marigold (Calendula) has bright orange or yellow petals and has been used for centuries to give a beautiful to give a beautiful saffron-like golden colour without saffron exorbitant cost in everything from cakes to casseroles. Use the petals only, not the whole flower. • Daylilies are completely edible but the flowers are the prettiest. Each has a unique flavour, sweet or savory, raw or cooked or fresh snacks right off the plant. Remove the pistils and flower base for best taste.

• Lavender combines well with other herbs. Use sparingly as it has a powerful fragrance. Sprinkle a few flowers on ice cream. • Rose petals taste as good as they smell. They are best used in desserts and confections such as rose petal jam. Use only unsprayed roses. Try vegetable and herb flowers which have the same taste as the more familiar part of the plant, only milder. Try squash or zucchini flowers in soups or stir fries or deep fried in batter or sprinkle a few bright flowers of scarlet runner beans on a casserole. Flowers of chives, onions, garlic and leaks are very decorative so add a few to salads or stir fries. Herbs are a great source of edible flowers. Pale

blue rosemary or pink or purple thyme add visual interest as well as flavour. Borage is grown for its pretty sky-blue flowers and has a mild cucumber-like taste. Never eat these flowers. While some flowers are edible, others are extremely toxic. The iron clad rule for eating mushrooms applies here too – unless you are 100 per cent sure of the flower’s identity and are sure it is safe to eat, do not eat. The following are some commonly grown flowers that must never be eaten: Buttercups (Ranunculus), Castor Beans, Crocus, Daffodil, Delphinium, Foxglove, Hydrangea, Lily of the Valley, Monkshood, Morning Glory, Petunia and Sweet Pea.

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EMC Sports – A tongue-incheek advertising campaign by Perth Blue Wings’ new owner Michael McLean did not amuse officials with the Eastern Ontario Junior Hockey League (EOJHL). In a parody of the 1970s movie, Slap Shot, an advertisement appeared in an Ottawa and Toronto daily looking for recruits for an upcoming training camp. It featured a photo of the infamous Hanson Brothers seated in a dressing room, sporting bloody faces, with the punch line: Wanted! Ruthless Warriors. The ad sought up to “five elite, kick butt, take-no-prisoners hockey players” to try out for a free agent camp Aug. 17 and 18. “You MUST be highly coachable, physically fit, MENTALLY tough” to qualify and stipulated that “whiners, journeymen, complainers or lazy tire-kickers looking for something for nothing” were not welcome. The ad sparked the attention of the league and as a result, McLean was reprimanded. “The new owner has been advised of what the league’s position is on the matter and action has been taken with respect to the matter and is now considered closed,” Ron McRostie, president of the Metro/Valley Conference of the EOJHL told The Perth Courier. “The situation was handled and he was sanctioned for it and from now on all advertising goes through me,” McRostie said. “(McLean) was put on probation. It’s all been handled by the league and as of this morning, (Monday, June 17), it’s case closed; let’s move on.” For his part, McLean says he apologized to McRostie who’d had the ad sent to him from different people. He realizes he

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should have passed it through the league first before having it published, something he’s done with an toned-down version of the advertisement that will appear in the Hockey News in July and August. McRostie said he didn’t have a problem working with McLean, now that new owner/coach knows where the league’s coming from. “We were upset with the content. I would assume, being the business man that he is and the acumen that he has, and a member of the community, everything will be good to go” in terms of moving forward on a positive note. “I wish some of the wording hadn’t been there. We’ve dealt with it and we’re moving on,” said McRostie. The ad itself, intended as “a play on an epic movie” did have the desired effect. The free agent camp is sold out with a waiting list of four. “From what was intended from the ad, I’m very, very pleased,,” McLean said, noting players contacted him from as far away as Mississauga and Thunder Bay. Far from creating a goon squad as some might imply from the ad, the intention is to bring in players who are in great mental and physical shape, and ready to work hard, McLean noted. HOME OPENER Friday, Sept. 13, the Blue Wings will host Renfrew in their home opener to kick off the 2013-2014 EOJHL season. Saturday, Sept. 14, in Arnprior, there will be a showcase day. “We’ll have the regular fall classic in the middle of October down in Alexandria; then the Metro Valley has another showcase on Nov. 30. It’s the second opportunity to showcase the kids for the scouts,” said McRostie.

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EMC News – Two-and-a-half months after the Perth Police Service (PPS) folded into the Lanark County OPP, the town has finally hammered out a severance deal with former police Chief Pat Capello. “We did sign a conciliatory agreement with the chief,” said Stephanie Gray, chair of the Perth Police Services Board (PSB) on Thursday, June 13. “It’s done.” After the meeting, Gray revealed that a conciliation meeting took place between the town and Capello during the first week of May. “It’s just a chance to talk,” said Gray. “It’s not the same as an arbitration hearing.” After further negotiations, the deal was signed off in early June. During last year’s debate about whether to keep the PPS or to go over to the OPP, council was presented with a range of possible severance costs. “As far as I know, we are within the range that was predicted,” said Gray, though she could not divulge Capello’s final severance amount. Target areas The OPP will be targeting well-known areas on the hunt for illegal drug use, stated Insp. Gerry Salisbury, the detachment commander for the Lanark County OPP, during his monthly presentation. He pointed to one man being arrested in May for possession of a small amount of marijuana, after being arrested to making threats. Salisbury also reported that there were no assaults in town (not including domestic assault calls) for the month of May.

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Municipal Connection www.perth.ca APPLICATIONS ENCOURAGED FOR THIRD ROUND OF CIP FUNDING The Town of Perth is pleased to offer a THIRD intake of funding incentives made possible by the Town’s Community Improvement Plan (CIP).

The Façade and Signage Improvement Program offers property owners with a one-third capital grant (to a maximum of $5,000) to undertake façade improvements such as a new coat of paint, repointing stone or brick work, landscape features and physical improvements that will improve accessibility for clients and customers.

Applications are welcomed and encouraged for the Building Code Compliance and Energy Retrofit Loan Program, as well as the Façade and Signage Improvement Grant Program. Both programs stimulate new development and support reinvestment in property improvements in the designated CIP area of town, under the Community Improvement Plan, which allows the municipality to provide these funding incentives. The Building Code Compliance and Energy Retrofit Program provides an opportunity for property owners in the CIP area to obtain an interest-free loan from the Town equal to 50% of the average construction cost to a maximum of $20,000 per unit for works related to Ontario Building Code upgrades or for works related to energy efficiency improvements as well as improvements made under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. THE EMC - P2 - Thursday, June 20, 2013

How To Apply? Applications and guides are available for download at www.perth.ca, or you can contact Casey Buchanan at the Town of Perth at 613-267-3311 Ext. 2240 or by email at cbuchanan@perth.ca. Applications must be received by July 5th, 2013 at 4pm.


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Municipal Connection www.perth.ca 1ST ANNUAL PERTH FIRE FIGHTERS’ ASSOCIATION GOLF TOURNAMENT: THANK YOU! The Perth Fire Fighters’Association would like to thank the following sponsors for contributing to our 1st annual golf tournament. We raised in excess of $10,000 to go towards purchasing free public swimming and public skating during the 2013/14 school season. We also will be supporting the Perth Splash Pad and general physical fitness activities in the community. Thanks again, Trevor Choffe, Tournament Chair FIRE CHIEF LEVEL SPONSORS ($250.OO and UP) • Tackaberry Sand & Stone Ltd. • Publow’s Plumbing • Patrick Graham Investments BMO • Perth Golf Course • Allan CA Professional Corporation • Canadian Tire Perth • Jade Transportation Services • Prodecal Limited FIRE CAPTAIN LEVEL SPONSORS ($100-$250) • JC Heating and Cooling • Brownlee’s Metro Perth • Levac Propane • Perth Lions Club • The Co-operators • Tom Sullivan Plumbing (Sharon Coreau) • O’Reilly’s • Kenneth W. Smith • CGIS Barrister and Solicitor • Scotiabank • Palmer and Associates • Barnabe’s YIG • Dyke and Murphy • Burchell Glass Inc. Professional Corporation • Perth Physiotherapy • Dr. William E. Hall • Ryan Communications Inc. Dentistry • J.P. Brankin and Sons Ltd. • Crain and Schooley • Lincoln Heights Ford (Johnson Inc.) • BC Mechanical Services • Perth Legion • Eaton Industries Ladies’ Auxiliary • Industrial Media Inc. • Oakes Towing • Jim Hands Auction (Andy Kelford) • BBD & E Fire Fighters’ Association • Barker Willson Professional Corporation • McVeety Electric (Derek Popplewell) FIRE FIGHTER LEVEL SPONSORS ($50-$100) • Johnson Chiropractic Clinic • Woodwark, Stevens, Ireton Professional Corp. • Chiropractic Care and Longevity Center • Advanced Alarms PRIZES AND OTHER DONATIONS • Shopper’s Drug Mart • Perth Fire Department • VFIS • Embers • Pizza Hut Perth • Four Seasons Car Wash • Best Western Plus • Krown Rust Control Perth Parkside Spa • McDonald’s Perth • Valley Tool and Fastener • Tim Horton’s • Mex & Co. • Nick Mahon • Echo Tours and Travel • The Beach House • Rental Village • Perth Home Hardware • RBC (Royal Bank) • Eye & Vision Clinic • Lanark Mutual Insurance • Valley Plumbing • Peter’s Restaurant • Elite Engraving • Perth Fire Extinguisher • E. Kerr Drywall Service • Sport X • Nixon Lumber and • M&L Supply Custom Millworks • Frito Lay (Jason Fournier) • Howitzer Hockey • Tyco (Chris Mahon) (Trevor Choffe) • Crossfit Failte • Mars Canada Inc. • Sani-Sol (Dave Harris) (Walter McNally) • Corey Noonan • Perth Fire Fighters’ Association

Lanark Mutual Insurance-Perth Kilt Run 2013 June 22, 6:00pm Race Route Dear Race Neighbour; The largest kilt race in the world with 2000 kilted runners, is going right past your door! We really appreciate your hospitality to share your neighborhood for an hour or so on race day, and we hope we will not be too much an inconvenience for you. Enjoy the show! • All Race route streets will be closed by the police at 6:00pm, Saturday June 22. • The 8K race begins at 6:15pm at Town Hall on Gore st, and finishes there too. • The 1st runners will be led by our Smart Lead Car…it won’t be long before you see them! • The roads will reopen behind the last runners. Please see the map below for details…streets in sequence: Gore, Brock, Drummond, Herriott, Wilson W, Foster, Drummond, Herriott, Beckwith, Craig, Last Duel Park, South, Sherbrooke, Brock, Wilson E, Queen E School, Halton, Arthur, Harvey, Wilson E., Craig, Drummond, Foster, Gore. · What you can do? A. Cheer as they pass your house! B. Clear the road -If possible, try to park cars off the street during run. C. Volunteer! We still have a need for additional volunteers…including “intersection guards” near your house, and other race day activities. thanks! D. Join the fun! Free entry open to all to our “Canadian Shortbread baking contest”, or Canadian Haggis throw, or listen to our live-bands …all free @ Stewart Park from 2pm. Or watch the kids races or main race from our Castle start line @ Town Hall! On behalf of organizing group, “Perth Running Goats Club”

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 PERTH MUSEUM ADVISORY PANEL: MEMBERSHIP ON COMMITTEES OF THE COUNCIL 2011-2014 TERM The Town of Perth invites citizen members to apply to serve on the Perth Museum Advisory Panel for the remaining term of Council (2011-2014). To qualify, applicants must be a Canadian citizen and may or may not be a resident, property owner or tenanT of the Town of Perth. Interested applicants are asked to complete and submit an “Application to Serve on the Perth Museum Advisory Panel”, (located on the Town’s website) to the Town Clerk (80 Gore Street East). pplications will be accepted from Thursday, June 13th, up to and including Friday, June 28th, 2013. All applications received will be reviewed by the Striking Committee and a recommendation made to Council for the appointment of a member. Note: The qualifications required and terms for the Advisory Panel can be found on the Town’s website located at www.perth.ca, under the “News” section. All applications shall be kept on file for the term of Council. Those applicants not appointed will be considered first in the event of a vacancy. For further information, please contact Lauren Walton, Town Clerk, at 613-267-3311. THE EMC - P3 - Thursday, June 20, 2013


LOCAL NEWS Passing the torch EMC News – Perth Special Olympian Rob McLellan takes part in the 2013 Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Ontario in Carleton Place on Thursday, June 6.

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The Rideau Ferry Regatta continues tradition EMC Sports - The Rideau Ferry Regatta is on a hunt. First, in the tradition of the boat building of this community’s past, there’s a bargain for anyone that has wanted a canoe, but thought they couldn’t afford one. For $100, a little bit of armstrong, you can have a brand new canoe and the bragging rights that you built it yourself. What has become a tradition at the regatta – this is the third canoe build -- a well-instructed hands-on course on building a canoe, is again being offered by the regatta. This includes a seat, a paddle and a prize winning race on the Sunday when it’s finished. The regatta has even brought the price down from $175 from two years ago. This year’s regatta runs from Aug. 17 to 18. So, if as a family, a club, a corporation, a service club, you think you can put a three or four-person team together and come up with $100, give the regatta a call. You’ll be given a simple booklet showing the build and any tools you’ll be required to bring. Some tools will be provided. The boat is guaranteed to ring years of fun on the water. Before you even start, a sample canoe, built by the instructors, will be on the site of the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority where the regatta is being held. Tickets for the raffle canoe are $5 and will be available locally. The draw will be held on the final day of the regatta. For information on the canoe build or the raffle, you can call John Kessel at 613-267-2091. The regatta is also in search of volunteers. Volunteers run the Rideau Ferry Re-

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Art in Show The Carleton Place BIA Lambs Down Festival was held under sunny skies with warm temperatures Saturday, June 15. A variety of events were on tap for visitors to enjoy. The BIA worked in conjunction with the Woolgrowers for the successful day’s event. Perth artist Rose Wilson shows off some of her art during the festival.

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You didn’t have me at hello: cultural cues, clues can help your business you least expect it. “One of my biggest culture shocks was not when I went to east Africa. It was when I went to France,” she recalled. “Oh, I’ve lived in Montreal, I know French,” she thought. Before she went to Africa, “I had made cultural preparations.” Even at that, however, people are individuals, and the world is becoming a smaller place. “We don’t’ want to be packaging people,” she said. “‘They are like this, they are like that.’ But there are tendencies.”

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EMC News – When you greet someone, there is so much more going on than just saying hello, intentionally and unintentionally. “You learn a lot from a greeting,” said Karima Kara of iexpressions, based in Ottawa. “You receive so much information when you receive someone.” A visit to Tajikistan, a former Soviet republic in central Asia, showed her that every form of greeting is not reciprocated. She approached a man at a meeting. As she did she raised her hand, and… “I went to give a handshake. It was not reciprocated.” Before she had even arrived in Tajikistan, she already knew that the proper greeting was to place one’s hand over one’s heart and say, “Salaam.” But her Tajik hosts had beaten her to the punch – at government offices in the capital, they greeted her warmly, with western handshakes, to make her feel at home. She had forgotten that not everyone felt this way. “Get at least three different perspectives before you make assumptions,” said Kara. “I thought I had done my homework.” But, in time, as she got to know the man, “after the second or third meeting, he was shaking my hand.”

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From left, Peter Au, Perth’s chief librarian Elizabeth Goldman, and Erin Lee-Todd, executive director of Interval House of Lanark County, share a laugh during a group exercise at the Civitan Club on June 13. hand, and, after a quick glance, the receiver may quickly palm the card, or put it in their top pocket or wallet. In Japan, however, you “present (your) business card with both hands, then (the) receiver accepts it with both hands. Then (the receiver) reads it out, then puts it (on the table) between you.” Kara’s recollections of awkward moments in inter-cultural exchange were presented at her seminar, “Valuing Diversity: Communities Helping Newcomers Settle and Succeed,” at the Perth Civitan Club hall on Thursday, June 13. The event was sponsored by the Renfrew and Lanark Counties Local Immigration Partnership. Kara was born in Uganda, to Indian parents. But in the early 1970s, dictator Idi Amin decided to expel all members of the country’s Indian population. “We came to Canada as a result

of him chucking the Indians out,” she recalled. The family moved to Montreal and “that’s where I learned French. As a baby, you pick it up as a sponge.” Afterwards, she studied at Queen’s University in Kingston, and the University of Guelph. In 2007, she did return home to Africa and was delighted for two reasons – Amin was no longer in power, so her people were welcome again, and secondly, “I was filled with a sense of gratitude, like I had won the lottery with a Canadian passport and a Canadian education.” Just as a hello comes loaded with different meanings, so too does seemingly welcoming phrases like “tolerating cultures,” a phrase that makes Kara bristle somewhat. “For me, that (phrase) doesn’t quite fit right,” said Kara. “That you put up with it. That’s what I take from it.” She is quick to point out that,

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here in Canada, “we have our challenges, to be sure, but, by comparison, we are doing very well. The gap is in the communications.” She stressed that by investing in how one communicates with immigrants, it helps someone personally and professionally – especially if one places an emphasis on listening. And there’s more to listening than simply maintaining eye contact and nodding at the correct times: in fact, there are several levels of listening. Just as a simple hello carries so much weight, a yes might not actually be a yes. “Yes could mean, ‘I am listening, but I am not agreeing,’” said Kara. “Yes could mean, ‘I don’t want to disrespect you by saying no.’” Even knowing the language may not be enough to get you by – culture shock can come when

Differing tendencies Smiths Falls’ resident Peter Au, from China, agreed that he has seen different tendencies in Canadian and Chinese communities. “Canadians are very passionate. They touch you,” said Au. “The Chinese are a little more reserved… The Americans, are more forceful. ‘We are the best!’” While some of our southern neighbours may believe in American exceptionalism, in other countries, like Jordan, hospitality dictates that they, figuratively anyway, give you the shirts off of their backs. One attendee recalled how a friend remarked, “Oh, what a wonderful painting,” while she was walking through a Jordanian home. The words were no sooner out of her mouth than “the painting came down and she could not leave the house without it.” Kara agreed that she has seen the same thing happen when someone commented on an Afghan woman’s earrings. Off came the earrings, right into the astounded western woman’s hands. At other times, in other cultures, asking a simple question

may feel like pulling teeth, but it is all about saving face. In some cultures, if you offer tea or coffee, your first two offers will be politely rebuffed. “Very likely, the third time they won’t say no,” said Kara. “Offer it about three times. It’s about respect.” Away from the coffee table, big deals can turn on such little things – like small talk. A business bigwig from Bay Street may like to cut straight to the chase, but his Shanghai counterpart will want to shoot the breeze about the weekend, the kids, or sports, for as much as a half an hour before a meeting gets underway. “In a lot of cultures, I need a relationship, to build trust with you before I can get down to business,” said Kara. She has seen examples where western businesses lost business deals “because you didn’t take that half hour” of small talk. In the Tajik or Afghan culture, for example, the question “How is your family?” is an important question, not requiring an indepth answer, but little different from a Canadian asking, “How are you?” Matt LeMay of the Labour Marketing Group stressed that it was important from an economic sense for the Ottawa Valley to become more culturally aware. “Our communities could benefit from becoming more culturally diverse, more culturally welcoming,” said LeMay. “Canadians probably absorb (immigrants) much better than any other country,” though he admitted that “there has been a history of discrimination in this country.” He pointed to recent statistics which show one third of population growth in Canada comes through immigration.

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EMC Editorial - For those of you who had a pool going for Toronto Mayor Rob Ford resigning, guess what? You lost. Who would have thought that it would be Montreal Mayor Michael Applebaum who would be arrested, on 14 counts of corruption no less, this past Monday, and then resign the next day. The problems that have shaken even jaded Montrealers this week just underscore that something beyond rotten has infected our politics. To bring you up to speed: * Last week, police across the province launched a series of drug raids in Toronto and Windsor. Young men seen in the now-infamous photo posing with Ford were some of those picked up. Most telling was that Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair refused to rule out Ford as being connected with the investigation. If Ford was not involved, Blair could simply have said as such, without jeopardizing the investigation or the upcoming trials. Blair did not. * Applebaum wasn’t the only person picked up in Montreal this week. Former city councillor Saulie Zajdel was also arrested, as was former bureaucrat Jean-Yves Bisson. Zajdel was a Conservative candidate in Montreal in 2011, but now stands accused of five charges, including bribery, breach of trust, fraud, and corruption. Add to this unsavoury side-story that Zajdel was dubbed the “shadow MP”, in a shady war, even after the election, with Liberal MP Irwin Cotler. Zajdel was, in essence, treated as the MP-in-waiting, followed by a telephone campaign telling constituents about Cotler’s impending retirement - which was news to Cotler. A precursor to the robocalls scandal, which leads us to... * The finding by Federal Court Judge Richard Mosley last month that there was indeed a “concerted campaign” in the 2011 federal election to dissuade voters from the polls. Even though he

determined that it did not alter the outcomes of any races, he ruled that the robocall scandal undermines “the integrity of the electoral process.” * Add to this that Gilles Vaillancourt, the former mayor of Laval, one of Quebec’s largest cities, was charged with gangsterism last month. * Toronto Mayor Rob Ford finds out today (Thursday) if the Supreme Court will hear the appeal of the conflict of interest ruling against him. * Like a Stanley Cup final game, the Charbonneau commission is like this decade’s version of the old Gomery inquiry, except now, like hockey, there are live Twitter updates. Oh, and a witness showed up recently with more than $700,000 in cash as evidence. Y’know, just ‘cause. * We’ve already spilled enough ink on Senators Mac Harb, Mike Duffy, Pamela Wallin, and Patrick Brazeau. * Now, while federal Liberal party leader Justin Trudeau didn’t break any laws by taking fees of up to $20,000 from charities to give speeches, and all of the money was accounted for - a nice change - it is still the rancid, turned icing on the slice of dung heap that Canadian politics appears to have become. As The Beatles once sang, “It’s all too much/ For me to take.” This reads like a political saga from some banana republic - but this is Canada, for goodness sake. If we can find any sliver of silver from this thunderstorm cloud, it is that at least these stories saw the light of day (a free press), and that the accused will have their day in court (an independent judiciary). We have about two years to go before the next federal election. Plenty of time to stage big demonstrations, and other actions, to let our politicians know that we are royally peeved, rather than stewing over our double-doubles in the morning, as usual. Certainly not an Arab Spring, but at least EMC Lifestyle - As I write a Canadian Thaw. this, there are 10 more sleeps until the kids’ last day of school. Gulp. I mean, “Yaaaay!” (No…I really mean gulp.) There are lots of things to 39 Gore Street East, Perth, ON, K7H 1H4 love about summer, such as T: 613-267-1100 • F: 613-267-3986 • www.yourottawaregion.com the warm summer days (or, Vice President & Regional Publisher Mike Mount in our case, the memory of such things because mmount@perfprint.ca spring certainly hasn’t set the stage), the ability Sales Representative Kevin Hoover 613-283-3182, ext. 104 kevin.hoover@metroland.com to sleep in a few minutes later (for those people 613-267-1100 ext. 229 General Manager Peter O’Leary who aren’t waging a hideous war with their alarm poleary@perfprint.ca clocks in some ridiculous effort to trick their brains Managing Editor Ryland Coyne 613-283-3182, ext. 112 into thinking they should get up earlier and exerrcoyne@perfprint.ca cise) and…hmm. What was I talking about? 613-283-3182, ext. 142 Group Publisher Duncan Weir Oh, yes. 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Seems like a simple thing but, man, I Publisher’s Liability: The advertiser agrees that the publisher shall Distribution Manager get tired of that job, and I know the kids get tired not be liable for any damages whatsoever arising from errors in Lori Sommerdyk 613-284-0124 x27 advertisements beyond actual amount paid for space used by the of eating what I pack as my imagination wanes for part of the advertisement containing the error. The publisher shall For distribution inquires in your area, or for the re-delivery of lunch ideas in the dying days of the school year. not be liable for non-insertion of any advertisement. the publisher a missed paper or flyer, please call 1-877-298-8288. will not knowingly publish any advertisement which is illegal, And, of course, there’s vacation to look formisleading or off ensive. Distribution: 12,100 Homes Weekly ward to – that week or two when the whole family Advertising Deadline - Monday 12 noon The contents of this newspaper are protected by copyright and may be used traipses off on some sort of awesome adventure and only for your personal non-commercial purposes. All other rights are reserved Classified Deadline - Monday 12 noon and commercial use is prohibited. Permission to republish any material must be Mom gets a total break from domestic drudgery. I sought from the relevant copyright owner. Editorial Deadline - Monday 12 noon mean, except for the packing. And, if a cottage is involved, the meal prep. Oh, and the avalanche of laundry when it’s all over. But it’s totally worth it! What else…what else…. Oh, yes! The promises! Each summer I make a mental note – and even sometimes commit it to paper – about all the cool Honourable Malcolm Cameron

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little things I’ll do to make summer vacation more fun for the kids. You know, such as trips to the beach at Murphys Point or to actually take our canoe out on the Tay or go fishing or hiking or walking or biking. We’ll play more STEPHANIE GRAY games and fly kites. Did I mention I have flexible hours – but that I work all summer? Maybe I’ll put a little note at the end of the list – whether it’s a mental or paper one – to try not to feel the usual guilt when September rolls around and I realize all the things we didn’t get around to doing. Time really does fly and it’s hard to catch – even with a bug net. The silly thing is, every year the same thing happens. I dive into summer with grand plans, and end it saying I have to do things differently next year. The thing is, each year the kids are another year older, so a strategy that might have worked last year may not apply this year. What I need is a plan. Clearly I must win the lottery. Obviously this would solve all of the above issues. Without the need to work, the kids and I could hang out at the beach and/or fly kites and go fishing whenever we want. In fact, we could just purchase a “summer home” and be done with the whole commuting to a lake issue. This is the way to go. If I don’t win the lottery for some reason (e.g. never buying tickets), then the obvious answer is to get up earlier. I’ll get my work done at the crack of dawn and free up time later in the day for the beach. Yes! It’s a good plan! (At this rate I will be getting up for the day at 3 a.m. Pass the coffee, please.)

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Going to bat Students from St. John Elementary School in Perth are helping the community learn and understand about the increasing bat population, and are putting up bat boxes around Perth.

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St. John girls are deserving baseball champions By BEN WILLMS

After several weeks of hard work and practice, the Intermediate Baseball Teams set off for the County Tournament in Smith’s Falls. Mr. Imeson and Mr. Bujacz each coached a team of boys, and Mrs. McKinnon coached the girls, who ended up winning the entire tournament. Roots of Empathy, a program the Board of Education uses to help students develop empathy, has just brought the baby Jesse to the school for the last time after several weeks of visits. In addition, a public health nurse has been visiting Grade 8 classes to educate students about self-respect and healthy relationships by using a series of informative videos, group activities and discussion. Lastly, the Grade 8 students are taking their end-of-year trip to Toronto this week, where they are visiting Medieval Times, the Royal Ontario Museum, the Toronto Zoo, the Holocaust Education Centre and Canada’s Wonderland. They are also participating in a Morning Prayer at St. Michael Cathedral.

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Legion prepares for Canada Day festivities EMC News - The Korean War has been aptly referred to as “The Forgotten War”, or “The Unknown War”. When working with Comrade Bill McKenzie on our Korean award ceremonies over the past two years, it has become apparent there was a relative dearth of news in our local media during that 1950s conflict. You can see from the snippet below that even the scant reporting in The Perth Courier came from our large daily newspapers. We hope more people are now aware of the tremendous contribution our Canadian fighters made to that war, including the 516 who never came home. It is worth remembering that on this day in 1942 the Second Washington Conference was held under the leadership

of American President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, where they agreed to an invasion of the French colonies in northwest Africa. Canadian armoured vehicles and RCAF air support eventually helped win the final North African campaign to defeat Field Marshall Erwin Rommel’s Afrika Korps. Planning for our Canada Day Celebration this year is well underway with Comrade Richard Brown at the helm. The popular Long Sault Trio of McDonald’s Corners fame will provide entertainment from 2 to 5 p.m., and plenty of barbecue foods and cold refreshments will be available.

Days of Yore … From The Perth Courier, March 29, 1951: “The West’s reputation for hospitality turned out to be only a fairy tale for hundreds of Canadian Special Force soldiers who streamed out of Vancouver Monday, broke and bitter. They had been lured from Fort Lewis, Wash., by promises of free billets for their last leave before embarking for Korea, only 160 of over 600 could find accommodation.” The Courier goes on to quote from a Toronto Star report that: “Dozens of men from the Princess Pats, Royal Canadian Regiment and artillery units were penniless by the time they arrived in Vancouver after a 200 mile hitch-hiking jaunt from Fort Lewis.”

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EMC News - Branch 244 Perth Legion recently provided funding to purchase a wheelchair lift seat for Susan Herron. Pictured from the left: Jim Mullins, Area Sales Manager for Medichair; Susan Herron; Glenn Russell, Legion Veterans Service Officer, and Ted Moss, Legion president.

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The Façade and Signage Improvement Program offers property owners with a one-third capital grant (to a maximum of $5000) to undertake façade improvements such as new coat of paint, repointing stone or brick work, landscape features and physical improvements that will improve accessibility for clients and customers. Interested parties are encouraged to

submit applications in accordance to the criteria outlined in the CIP Program Guides by July 5th, 2013 at 4 p.m.. Applications and guides are available for download at www.perth.ca For program information please contact Casey Buchanan at the Town of Perth at 613-267-3311 ext.2240 or by e-mail to cbuchanan@perth.ca.

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Fighting spirit alive and well in spite of soggy conditions By STAFF

EMC News – There were galoshes aplenty at this year’s Relay for Life in Smiths Falls. But that didn’t put a damper on the spirits of those who came out for the 2013 Relay for Life overnight June 7 and 8. The two events in Smiths Falls and Mississippi Mills raised a combined total of $195,000. “We had two great events on Friday night,” said Amanda Gifford, fundraising co-ordinator for the Canadian Cancer Society in Lanark, Leeds and Grenville. Gifford said she didn’t have a goal in mind for the new location for the Smiths Falls event, which left its old home in Lombardy this year for its new location at Smiths Falls and District Collegiate Institute. “We heard a lot of positive feedback about the new location. It’s more of a close-knit community type of atmosphere and they didn’t have to walk on a muddy track,” she said. Two of the 27 teams registered for the Smiths Falls event didn’t show due to weather or other commitments with family, Gifford said, but overall, she was happy with the response. “For a brand new venue, it went well,” she said. Last year, this relay event raised $149,000 in Lombardy. In Almonte, 34 teams raised $117,000 this year, bettering last year’s total by $6,000. Lanark Leeds and Grenville hosted the fourth event on Friday night, June 14 at Row’s Corners Fairgrounds in Brockville. St. John Catholic High School in Perth held a successful event

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late in May with more than $50,000 raised. “It’s never too late to make a donation to Relay for Life,” Gifford said. “People can donate anytime online.” Trackside In Smiths Falls, rain drizzled but spirits were high as the track was lined with participants for the evening-long, 12-hour event that kicked off at 7 p.m. Under the big tent in the Fight Back Zone, Norene Allan and Jan Hopkins, both long-time volunteers, were kept busy and dry. “We have a silent auction here, information booths, and you can even get your picture taken,” said Allan, as she hopped up behind a cardboard cutout of a groovy couple and popped her face through one of the holes. Groovin’ for a Cure was the theme of this year’s event where participants dressed in their tie-dyed outfits – from tents to T-shirts – beads and big glasses. The parade of survivors circled the track to start the celebration and once around, other participants fell in behind on the second lap. “It’s something that we’ve been doing since 2001,” said Jan Holland of the Bay Buds team. “We said we were going to quit this year, but we decided to keep going because we were close to $50,000.” This year, their $5,800 brought the team from the Elgin/Seeley’s Bay area to $52,000. “We’re getting older now… it’s hard to keep the interest, but these guys have been awesome. Now we have survivors on the team.”

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n behalf of the Canadian Cancer Society / Mississippi Mills Relay For Life, we would like to thank the residents of Almonte and the surrounding areas for allowing us the amazing privilege of hosting this life changing event in our Town. Your commitment is everything. Thank you to our Survivors and their Caregivers, they are the reason we continue this event and this fight. To our Team Captains and their team participants – you are the ones that make this happen. Without your dedication this would not be possible. We are grateful for the support of our Corporate Sponsors: The Almonte & Pakenham Civitan Clubs, Gal Power, The EMC, Jack FM, Lake 88, Township of Mississippi Mills, Patrice’s Your Independent Grocers, Ferguson Graphics, Royal Bank of Canada, BFI Canada Inc. and the many other local businesses that have made donations to our event. And finally – one big THANK YOU to the dedicated 2013 Relay Committee members – you are amazing! With thanks,

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Members of area Civitan Club continue to play a huge role in the staging of the Relay for Life. In Smiths Falls June 7, the large contingent was all smiles, despite the wet conditions, as they paraded around the track at Smiths Falls District Collegiate Institute.

Our fight for life in Lanark, Leeds & Grenville With the support of our generous donors and volunteers, we are fighting back against cancer in our community and across Ontario. Here are just a few of the ways that the Canadian Cancer Society supported our community in 2012. • Comprehensive information about cancer: 276 callers in the Lanark, Leeds & Grenville area received information about cancer and local support programs through the Society’s toll-free Cancer Information Service, • Support from someone who has been there: 38 cancer patients living in our community received one-on-one peer support from a trained volunteer who had been through similar experience, • Safe transportation to appointments: In 2012, 17 local children received assistance with 96 trips to their cancer related appointments. As well, 3,560 rides - totaling over 299,518

kilometres - were provided to local adult residents living with cancer, • Living Well Beyond Cancer: This self-management program helped local cancer patients and caregivers acquire the tools they need to live with and beyond cancer. We impact more people, in more communities As your best partner in the fight against cancer, the Canadian Cancer Society is having more impact, against more cancers, in more communities, than any other cancer charity in Canada. To learn more about our impact, go to ImpactReport.Cancer.ca to read and listen to stories from cancer fighters across Ontario.

Team Hungry for the Cure make their way around the track during the survivor lap of Relay for Life on Friday, June 7.

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2013 RELAY FOR LIFE Relay For Life in Smiths Falls 2013 Highlights raised, 45 survivors took part in the Survivors’ Victory Lap, 359 luminaries were lit in honour or memory of our loved ones and 241 participants took turns Among them: $68,322 was walking for 12 hours.

The final numbers from the 2013 Relay For Life at the Smiths Falls District Collegiate Institute are impressive:

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2013 RELAY FOR LIFE Canadian Cancer Society celebrates its 75th Anniversary Every three minutes another Canadian hears the words “You have cancer,” and the Canadian Cancer Society wants them to know that they are not alone. On March 28, 1938, the Canadian Cancer Society was officially born, growing through the years into Canada’s leading national cancer-fighting charity. Today – thanks to the years of support of volunteers and donors – the Society has the reach, strength and experience to make the most impact against cancer in communities across Canada. During the Society’s early years in the 1940s, the cancer survival rate was about 25%. Today, over 60% of Canadians diagnosed with cancer will survive at least five years after their diagnosis. While our 75th anniversary is an occasion to celebrate our contribution to the success in the fight against cancer, it is clear that more work needs to be done. It’s only with the support of our volunteers and donors that the Society will continue to save lives and support people living with cancer.

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Relay for Life participants from across the region including Smiths Falls, North Grenville, Perth and Lanark Highlands make their way around the track at SFDCI during the teams parade on June 7.

What your donations will do By donating to the Canadian Cancer Society during our anniversary year you will help the Society: • fund research to outsmart cancer; • provide information and deliver programs to prevent cancer and to support people living with cancer, and their families and caregivers; • advocate for public policies to improve the health of Canadians. Throughout 2013, special events and activities will be taking place in communities across Canada to raise vital funds for the important work of the Society. Contact your local Society office to find out what’s going on in your community.

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2013 RELAY FOR LIFE Cancer Statistics In 2012, it was estimated that 186,400 new cases of cancer (excluding 81,300 cases of non-melanoma skin cancer) would be diagnosed and about 75,700 Canadians would die from the disease. This meant that on average about 510 Canadians would be diagnosed with cancer and about 205 would die from the disease every day. An estimated 2 in 5 Canadians are expected to be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetimes. An estimated 1 out of every 4 Canadians is expected to die from cancer. We invite Canadians to visit our 75th anniversary microsite at www.cancer.ca/75 years to learn more about how the impact

we have made has changed the course of cancer in Canada. For 75 years the Canadian Cancer Society has been with Canadians in the fight for life. We have been relentless in our commitment to prevent cancer, fund research and support Canadians touched by cancer. From this foundation, we will work with Canadians to change cancer forever so fewer Canadians are diagnosed with the disease and more survive. When you want to know more about cancer, visit our website at www. cancer.ca or call our toll-free bilingual Cancer Information Service at 1-888-9393333;TTY,1-866-786-3934.

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Survivors in the Smiths Falls Relay for Life wind their way to the track at SFDCI during the June 7 event. It was the first time the Relay has been held at SFDCI as it moved from the Lombardy Fairgrounds.

Fundraising winners Bronze Level Top fundraisers Cancer Kicking Cousins – Team Captain First place: Jan Holland of The Bay Carol Snook Buds Flower Power Civitan – Team Captain Second place: Patricia Warren of Team Donna Ferguson Mumbles The Bay Buds – Team Captain Jan Third place: Penny Haskin of May Holland Contain Nuts

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Relay for Life Entertainment Chair Chris Van Wingerden (right) speaks to the crowd during the event’s opening ceremonies at the Smiths Falls District High School on June 7. To the left, two young boys make their way around the track during the opening parade of teams.

Indoor Tanning. Take Action Now! Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer, but it’s also one of the most preventable. Exposure to UV rays – whether from the sun’s rays, tanning beds or sun lamps – increases the risk for nonmelanoma and melanoma skin cancers. There is no safe way to get a tan. To reduce your risk of getting skin cancer, do not use artificial tanning equipment such as tanning beds or sun lamps. Because indoor tanning is especially harmful to young people, the Canadian Cancer Society believes that: • people under the age of 18 should not be allowed by law to use indoor tanning equipment. • indoor tanning advertising aimed at people under the age of 18 should be banned. What needs to happen: Federal, provincial and

governments should regulate the indoor tanning industry by requiring the registration of tanning beds and sun lamps, licensing of staff and regular inspection of equipment and premises. Tanning equipment should be labelled in a way that clearly explains the health risks. The indoor tanning industry must stop using misleading phrases such as safe, no harmful rays, no adverse effects or similar wording. Ontario needs a tan bed ban! Send your MPP a message supporting a tan bed ban in Ontario. Tell the Government of Ontario to take action and pass legislation prohibiting youth under the age of 18 from using tanning beds.

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The family of the late Rick Warren of Smiths Falls walked the survivor lap at the SFDCI Visit takeaction.cancer.ca/indoortanning track during opening ceremonies on June 7. Warren, a tremendous contributor to the community, passed away from cancer in October, 2012. territorial to learn more. THE EMC - P16 - Thursday, June 20, 2013


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Call for end to intersection chaos before itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s too late By DESMOND DEVOY desmond.devoy@metroland.com

EMC News â&#x20AC;&#x201C; The intersection of North and Wilson streets are a tragedy waiting to happen. Already, area resident Joe Weber knows the crazy intersection to be home to weekly collisions, by his count. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The good news is that it is Tuesday, and there hasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t been an accident (there) yet, but it has become a weekly event,â&#x20AC;? said Weber during a delegation to the townâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s committee-of-the-whole meeting on June 4. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We all know this is a problem. This has always been a problem intersectionâ&#x20AC;Ś but the problem has increases since the road repair.â&#x20AC;? The repairs have been one thing, but the removal of parking spots, sometimes used as a traffic calming measure in some communities, might also be a culprit, according to Weber. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The big problem that we have that has increased the rate of accidentsâ&#x20AC;Ś (occurred when) we removed the parkAbove, Randolph the German ing spots,â&#x20AC;? he said, specifically, the four shepherd gets a hug from his bud- parking spots that used to be located in dy Robert Brown as the boy takes front of the Macâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Milk convenience

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store. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s really created a massive problem. I see at least three accidents a month at that corner.â&#x20AC;? One of the more horrific collisions he witnessed saw an elderly lady being taken away by ambulance, while a young man, the driver of a Jeep also involved in the collision, was very upset at the unintended damage he had caused. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Vehicles can be replaced, but somebody will get killed,â&#x20AC;? said Weber. â&#x20AC;&#x153;And that will be on all of our heads. I donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t want to wait until someone gets killed and say â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Oh, I shouldâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve said something.â&#x20AC;&#x2122;â&#x20AC;? Mayor John Fenik agreed that the intersection was a concern to him as well, but that it was not the only traffic black spot in town. â&#x20AC;&#x153;There a couple of intersections in town that are a problem,â&#x20AC;? Fenik said, pointing to an intersection near the courthouse as another area of concern. He recommended that the concerns be brought to the Perth police services board meeting, on Thursday, June 13, at 3 p.m.

At left, the family that fishes together... The McGonegals pose for a family shot during KidFish Saturday, June 15. To the left are Scott, Lisa, Braydon and baby Liam; to the right are Mike, Stephanie, Hunter and baby Cherish, and Bryan McGonegal of Perth Live Baits. Bryan says his sons Scott and Mike have fished in the derby since the beginning â&#x20AC;&#x201C; just as long as heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s been supplying live worms for the event. Photo by DESMOND DEVOY

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Perth to appeal county official plan over annexation, population issues Mayor Fenik calls current plan a â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;threatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; to townâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s growth By DESMOND DEVOY desmond.devoy@metroland.com

EMC News - Perth is appealing Lanark Countyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s official plan (OP) because it does not recognize the townâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s annexed areas, nor does it take into account the townâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s anticipated population growth, all of which could greatly hinder economic growth. A special town council meeting was called on Friday, June 14 to beat the June 17 appeal deadline, with all members present voting in favour of the appeal. Eric Cosens, director of planning, explained to council before the vote that the countyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s OP population numbers are off, since they predict a high estimate of 7,600 people calling Perth home by 2031, with a medium estimate of 6,767. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We will have our growth stunted,â&#x20AC;? said Cosens. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Those numbers are well below what our current numbers are. I donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t expect them to be dropping anywhere those numbers are.â&#x20AC;? The province also wants the county OPâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s population numbers put into Perthâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s OP, even though they are not consistent with Perthâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s population data, according to Cosens. Now the Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing has jumped into the fray, since â&#x20AC;&#x153;the province has asked us to remove the annexed areas,â&#x20AC;? said

Cosens, essentially not recognizing the annexed areas as part of the town. The council has been awaiting word on the status of territories annexed through mutual agreement with neighbouring townships since March. The province would also like the annexed territories to be given a new land designation, â&#x20AC;&#x153;future residential growth area,â&#x20AC;? said Cosens. â&#x20AC;&#x153;All of those lands would be subject to a holding provision,â&#x20AC;? said Cosens. â&#x20AC;&#x153;(But) the whole purpose of annexation is to allow... for servicing,â&#x20AC;? of those areas, like sanitation and garbage collection. â&#x20AC;&#x153;An appeal at least puts the town in a position of strength,â&#x20AC;? said Cosens. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Our intent would not be to get to the OMB (Ontario Municipal Board), but to negotiate with the province.â&#x20AC;? Cosens admitted that while he does not put a lot of stock into the countyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s population numbers, the town is still waiting for Perthâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s revised population numbers. Mayor John Fenik, who sits on the county council, expressed frustration that what the county wanted to see in the official plan and what ended up being produced were different. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The county OP was no going to hinder growth,â&#x20AC;? said Fenik. It was also envisioned that the OP would provide, â&#x20AC;&#x153;solutions here at

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Lauren Walton, the Town of Perthâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s clerk, chats with Coun. Jim Graff before the start of the meeting on June 14. our fingertips, without having to go to Toronto.â&#x20AC;? Because the numbers are flawed - they appear lower â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Fenik stressed that the province, believing the flawed numbers, sees that â&#x20AC;&#x153;your numbers donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t support growth in your annexation.â&#x20AC;? But Fenik, however, sees things differently. â&#x20AC;&#x153;When people move here, are they going to live in tents? They need places to live,â&#x20AC;? said Fenik. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This is a threat... they have annexed those lands so that we can build.â&#x20AC;? Glenn Tannock, a consultant planner who has worked on the issue for the town, helped prepare the townâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s first official plan. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Creating opportunities is not closing doors,â&#x20AC;? said Tannock.

â&#x20AC;&#x153;We would be closing doors if we do not appeal. We do not agree. For us to agree with the county would be to say no, growth cannot occur within our annexed area.â&#x20AC;? The way the OP views the annexed areas is clearly not the way the county views the areas, warned Tannock. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We are not a rural area. We are an urban area,â&#x20AC;? Tannock said of Perth. â&#x20AC;&#x153;By appealing, you buy yourself time to negotiate.â&#x20AC;? Deputy Mayor John Gemmell, who also sits on county council, agreed that Perth needed to be listened to on this matter. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We have to do what is best for Perth,â&#x20AC;? said Gemmell. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This is not personal... but we have been given assurances,â&#x20AC;?

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councillors, made an appeal or delegation to their fellow councillors, to amend or put a hold on the official plan until the issue was resolved. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The county council, as far as I am concerned, was told that... we would be masters of our own domain, and it would not affect any communitiesâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; ability to grow,â&#x20AC;? said Fenik. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We will find a lot of kindred spirits on that council. When the rest of county council hears about this, they may say, â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;We need to relook at this.â&#x20AC;&#x2122; I suspect that a lot of councillors will want to stand behind us.â&#x20AC;? While she supported the move, Coun. Beth Peterkin admitted that â&#x20AC;&#x153;it does cause me a great deal of discomfort to take on the county,â&#x20AC;? she said, adding that she was puzzled as to why the annexed areas were not seen as part of Perth. â&#x20AC;&#x153;You canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t expand unless you have the land,â&#x20AC;? said Peterkin. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Why are they accepting numbers from before the 2011 census?â&#x20AC;? Peterkin also added that she too has â&#x20AC;&#x153;talked to countless people whoâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve come into town and they canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t find a house in town.â&#x20AC;? She also chided the ministry for continually promising to get back to the town, week after week, and only getting around to them so late before the appeal deadline. R0012172184_0620

     

       

agreed Fenik, who stated that he wished to meet with Housing Minister Linda Jeffrey at the Association of Municipalities Ontario conference. â&#x20AC;&#x153;(We are) a town that is doing everything right, but is being treated like, well...â&#x20AC;? said Fenik as he trailed off, the frustration evident in his voice. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a chance for us to educate them,â&#x20AC;? said Coun. Judy Brown, jumping in. â&#x20AC;&#x153;They are fitting us into a template that we donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t fit into. They want us to develop by infilling. A five minute tour would show them otherwise.â&#x20AC;? As for those who doubt that Perth isnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t already growing, Brown said she has seen plenty of anecdotal evidence to the contrary. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I talked to some local real estate agents and they are absolutely run off of their feet,â&#x20AC;? said Brown. â&#x20AC;&#x153;There is a market and a need for housing.â&#x20AC;? Coun. Jim Graff added that the appeal was also necessary to calm any jitters amongst developers. Fenik said that he would call the countyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s chief administrative officer and Warden Bill Dobson as soon as the meeting was over. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This is an issue we need to resolve right now,â&#x20AC;? said Fenik. Coun. Ed McPherson however queried why neither Gemmell nor Fenik, as Lanark County

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Lincoln Centre-bound choir to perform in Perth EMC Events - The 40-voice women’s choir, Cantores Celestes, from Toronto, will be performing in Perth on Saturday June 29. The award-winning choir was founded in 1989 by director Kelly Galbraith. From their beginnings as an eight-woman choir, they have grown into a 40-plus voice ensemble, representing women of all ages and from all walks of life. They perform regularly in the greater Toronto area and have toured throughout southern Ontario and Eastern Canada. In their 2013-2014 season they will be the core ensemble for a special all-female performance in the Distinguished Concert Series in New York City, with a performance at Lincoln Center. The choir has appeared on CBC Radio 1 and 2, recorded music for three films, and has released six CDs. Most recently they were one of the featured choirs at the Toronto Vocal Arts Festival 2012. Director Kelly Galbraith grew up in St. John New Brunswick, and attended Mount Allison University where she conducted the Mount Allison Women’s Choir. Her work life has been closely connected with CBC Radio. She has been a producer for ‘Choral Concert’ and ‘Saturday Afternoon at the Opera’ and organized the ‘CBC Choral Competition for Amateur Choirs’. She was the Senior Producer for the classical music program ‘Music and Company’ and was involved with the development of CBC on Sirius satellite. Kelly also conducts the Manulife Financial Choir and the

CBC Complaints Choir and was the guest conductor for the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir’s 2011 presentation of Faure’s Requiem. She is currently the music director at St. John’s United Church in Agincourt where she has started a World Music Sunday series. Accompanying the choir will be Ellen Meyer, who is one of the most in-demand collaborative pianists in Ontario. She has recently performed in recital Submitted photo at Carnegie Hall, and was privileged to EMC Events The 40-voice women’s choir, Cantores Celestes, from Toronto, will be performing in Perth on present two programs with English clarinet phenomenon Julian Bliss this past Saturday, June 29. The award-winning choir was founded in 1989 by director Kelly Galbraith. From their beginnings as an eight-woman choir, they have grown into a 40-plus vocal group. December. A spiritual tone will be invoked with Shen Khar Venakhi, a 12th Century Georgian hymn, however the choir will also demonstrate that classical music is not always serious, as evidenced by a delightfully wicked rendition of Giuseppe Verdi’s The Witches’ Chorus, from Macbeth. Canadian compositions will also be included on the program. Our plugged in world relies on an ever-growing and constantly changing supply of electronic The concert will take place at St. products. With newer, more hi-tech electronics continuously becoming available to fit our Paul’s United Church, 25 Gore St. W., in Perth on Saturday, June 29 at 7:30 p.m. lifestyles, we are replacing older models at a rapid pace with no signs of slowing down. As a Tickets are $20, and available through result, electronics are becoming one of the fastest growing portions of Canada’s trash. www.ticketsplease.ca or the church office (613 267 2973) Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:p.m. Through a partnership with the Ontario Electronic Stewardship, Tay Valley Township accepts The choir will also be singing at the electronic waste for recycling at no cost to the taxpayer. Waste Electric and Electronic St. Paul’s United Church 10 a.m. service Equipment is accepted at the Glen Tay Waste Site on Muttons Road. on Sunday June 30. For more information about the choir, go to http://www.cantorescelestes.com/ Please make sure all personal information is removed from devices home.htm or the St Paul’s website http:// such as cell phones, hard drives, cameras etc, prior to drop off. www.stpauls-uc-perth.org.

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EMC News – Family and Children’s Services of Lanark, Leeds and Grenville was one of 29 Fire Safety Award winners announced recently by the Fire Marshal’s Public Fire Safety Council. The ceremony is part of an annual awards program to recognize outstanding contributions to fire safety in Ontario by individuals and organizations. Also on hand to honour the recipients were Madeleine Meilleur, Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services and Paul Beeston, President and CEO of the Toronto Blue Jays. “Each one of the Fire Safety Awards recipients has made Ontario a safer place to live,” said Tadeusz (Ted) Wieclawek, Ontario Fire Marshal and Chair, Fire Marshal’s Public Fire Safety Council. “Given the diverse group of recipients and the geographical distance between them, the awards ceremony is a way to come together, share their stories and recognize each recipient’s unique contributions.”

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Memories live on through PDCI’s garden of love, hope, courage By LAURIE WEIR ljweir@metroland.com

EMC News – It’s been a dream of the safe schools committee to have some place to hang out, remember, share, encourage and dream. Now, thanks to the cumulative effort of many, including staff, students and the community, a new garden of love, hope and courage has been created at Perth and District Collegiate Institute. Tara Legacy, the school’s Arts and Culture High Skills Major department head, says her students recently held their annual art show where money raised was used to help create a tribute garden. “We raised $1,400 and half of that went to build this garden to remember students we’ve lost here at the school,” said Legacy. Students who have attended, or graduated from the high school are those who have been lost to tragic circumstances through car accidents or suicide. “These are the leading causes of death among young people,” Legacy said. “We wanted to do something to remember those kids we’ve lost in car accidents and by suicide. In the past 10 years since I’ve been here, we’ve lost nine students.” Principal John Gow said the garden will be a great place for students to reflect. “We (the safe schools committee) see this as having two purposes,” he said. “One, it’s important for us to remember those we’ve lost, and two, it will help

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encourage students to help their friends and support each other in their time of need. It will be a place of hope.” Those words are inscribed on the limestone bench that sits in the centre of the garden: Love, Hope and Courage. Legacy says she stayed up late some nights looking for inspiring messages to have inscribed on the bench. Love, hope and courage were common phrases. “I wanted to keep it simple,” she said. “These words say a lot.” Christine Campbell, the child and youth worker at the school, says she hopes the garden will encourage students to reflect about other friends and family members they’ve lost and help each other heal. “We want young people to make good choices,” she said, when dealing with the social issues of today’s stressors. Issues like social media, peer pressure, relationships, family issues and “the big one… what does the future look like?” she Campbell said. Gow said the staff will be stepping up its mental wellness with seminars and workshops coming in the fall. “We’ve really taken the approach of helping students through their issues,” Legacy said. “It used to be, ‘leave your baggage at the door’ when coming to school… but not anymore. We want to help them through their issues.” On June 24, 7 p.m., there will be a dedication ceremony at the tribute garden. All are welcome.

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Art in the Garden EMC News – For the past 16 years, people have flocked to Kiwi Gardens on Father’s Day weekend to take in the new and exciting garden treasures and check out the nursery and private gardens. During this weekend, there are guest artists throughout the garden offering their creative wares for sale. This is just a sample of some of the artwork on display.

REVIEW Minor Amendment Review Mazinaw-Lanark Forest 2011–2021 Forest Management Plan The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR), Mazinaw-Lanark Forest Inc. and the Local Citizens Committee (LCC) invite you to review the MNR-accepted minor amendment to the 2011–2021 Forest Management Plan (FMP) for the Mazinaw-Lanark Forest and to provide comments. The purpose of this minor amendment is to: • Add 585 hectares of harvest area (planned to be harvested in the first five-year term) to Phase I of the FMP. Most of the areas to be added are already contained in the 2011–2021 FMP but are classed as Bridging area (which allows for the completion of harvest operations from the previous Forest Management Plan) or Contingency area. There is also some area to be added that was included in the previous 2006–2011 FMP but did not get harvested. • Switch 421 hectares of harvest area between the two five-year terms of the 2011–2021 FMP in order to better align with the current developmental stage of the regeneration. The areas to be added or switched between the two phases are located in the Denbigh, Clarendon, Effingham, Ashby and North Canonto old municipal townships. How to Get Involved Minor Amendment #15 to the 2011–2021 Mazinaw-Lanark Forest FMP will be available for review for a 15-day period, from June 17, 2013 to July 3, 2013 at the following locations: The MNR public website at ontario.ca/forestplans. The Ontario Government Information Centre in Toronto at 777 Bay Street and Ontario Government Information Centres in Bancroft at 50 Monck Street and in Kemptville at 10 Campus Drive provide Internet access; or MNR Bancroft District Office 106 Monck Street Bancroft, ON K0L 1C0 tel: 613-332-3940 ext. 256

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EMC Sports - Sports may be over for the year but they are not forgotten. This year’s sports team members were recognized last week at the annual Sports Awards Assembly at Perth and District Collegiate Institute on Tuesday, June 11. This after-school gathering commemorates not only graduating students but students from all grades. Awards were presented for everything from most valuable contributor to sportsmanship. The first portion of the awards were the Most Valuable Contributor and Leadership awards for each team.

nior boys leadership award went to Justin James. Thomas Inwood was the MVC. Adrianna Clyne won the leadership award for the junior girls basketball team and her counterpart Kenzie Erwin won MCV. The Senior girls MCV was Chelsea Major and the leadership award went to Courtney Bell. These teams all did very well despite the interruption of their season.

The Fall Sports The junior football offensive player award went to Doni Nowakowski, while the defensive award went to Max Doyle. The Linsman award went to Patrick Dupuis and the leadership award went to Sean Fleming. The senior offensive award went to Colin Leeflang and the defensive award was won by Shane Armstrong. Chris Popplewell got the linesman award, while Mitchell Crain won the Dave Robinson award for leadership. Cross-Country was the next sport. Hilary Ireton won the Most Valuable Contributor award while Stella MacDonald won the leadership. Spencer Richmond won the MVC award for Golf and his The Spring Sports little brother Hayden Richmond Our Badminton team did very was MVC for the Junior boys Volleyball team. The leadership award well, with multiple members winfor the junior boys volleyball team ning LCIAA. The leadership award went to Taylor Cafley, while the se- was won by Callan Legacy and

to the best overall grade 9 athletes, 1 boy and 1 girl. This year, however we had so many outstanding young athletes that 2 boys and 2 girls received these awards. They went to Abby Brandon, Mikaela Congreves, Kyle Major and Matt Ferguson. The top Junior athletes were Lindsay Bell and Hayden Richmond. The Steven Roberts award went to Luke Rawling and Chelsea Major for being the top Grade 11 athletes. The Jennifer Loten memorial award was given to Trevor Ferrier. This award is to commemorate a former PDCI student that was an amazing athlete and got cancer in her last year of high school. This award was started after she passed. We, then had a guest speaker. Suzanne Bright is a former PDCI student that came all the way from Niagara Falls to present the Richard Salt memorial. Richard was her father and he passed away last year. He taught at PDCI for over 30 years and was a force on and off the court. This award was the sportsmanship award and was presented Tommy Sommerville. The OFSAA sports awards went to Nick LePage and Brooklyn Ramsey. The last award of the night was the coaches’ award. Courtney Bell and Mitchell Crain were the happy recipients of this honour. The night ended with Dilly Bars for everyone in the cafeteria. Thanks to the coaches for organizing this and thanks to everyone that came out. Congrats on a great sports year PDCI.

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The Winter Sports The biggest excitement of this season was the girls curling team who got a bronze at OFSAA. The MVC of this team was Lindsay Bell. Their male counterparts did very well and Spencer Richmond was the MVC. We had another OFSAA competitor. Max Doyle went to OFSAA for wrestling. The MVC of the junior girls volleyball team was Lindsay Bell and the leadership award went to Frieda Hodgins. Hanna Willows won the Leadership award for the senior girls volleyball team and Courtney Bell was the MVC. The junior boys basketball team MVC was Byron McCormick and Luke Rawling won the leadership award. Chris Popplewell was MVC for the senior boys team and the leadership award went to Pavit Thind.

Kenzie Erwin was the MVC. Mikaela Congreves was the MVC for the junior girls soccer team and Lindsay Bell won the leadership award. The senior girls soccer leadership award went to Brooklyn Ramsey and the goalie Melissa Adams was the MVC. Doni Nowakowski was the MVC for the junior boys soccer team and Griffan King captured the leadership award. The MVC of the senior boys team was Alex Fillipoff, while Thomas Inwood received the leadership award. Last but certainly not least, Track and Field . The junior awards went to Matt Ferguson and Abby Brandon, both of whom went to OFSAA this year. The senior boys award was won by Colin LeeFlang and Vanessa Gray was the recipient of the senior girls award. Alex Fillipoff won the leadership award. Before the big guns were brought out, the Cross-Town race shirts were awarded. The overall male was Derek Oliver and the overall female was Anique Baillon. The Senior Boys winner was Colin Leeflang, the junior boys winner was Stefan Shilke and the midget boys winner was Peter Smith. The senior girls winner was Hilary Ireton, Stella MacDonald was the junior girl winner and Taylor Dunlop was the midget girl winner. These students ran a 2.8 km race in May and receive the prestigious Crosstown shirts for winning their categories. The first major award that was presented was the Gary Mahon Memorial award. This awards goes

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TOP ATHLETES RECEIVE HONOURS EMC Sports - The St. John Catholic High School awarded its top athletes on Tuesday, June 18. Winners included: Keith Allan Memorial Award for football- Gabe Brown; Colin Hood OFSAA Award (Female)- Becky Hellam; Nichole Poulin Award- Dan Freeman; Gillian McGinnis Award for CrossCountry- Rebekah Nitschmann; Senior Male Athlete of the Year Award- Matt Larabie; Junior Female Athlete of the Year Award- Lexi Saunders; Junior Male Athlete of the Year Award- Teagan Retty; Senior Female Athlete of the Year Award- Katie Brady and the Colin Hood OFSAA Award (Male)- Evan Noonan.

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Back row (left to right): coach Mrs. Jen Frizell, Alexa Graham,Ashley Gault, Isabelle Ellard, Morgan Quick, Brooklyn Holmes, Elizabeth Holmes, Lyndsay Muldoon, Maili Ceit MacKenzie, Louise Noonan, Coach Dave MacKenzie. Front (left to right): Rebecca Hellam, Jessica Haime, Lacinda Martin, Selina Graham, Katie BraPhotos by DESMOND DEVOY dy, Patricia Gange. Front centre: Shawna Merkley. Inset, Maili MacKenzie (left) Alexa Graham are pictured Above: OPP Insp. Gerry Salisbury warms up his pitching arm before the with the EOSSAA championship trophy. big game. OPP Sgt. Rob Croth steals second base, the only time youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll ever see that police officer stealing anything.

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EMC Sports - The St. John Catholic High School senior girls soccer team capped off a successful season capturing both the Lanark County Interschool Athletic Association (LCIAA) and Eastern Ontario Secondary Schools Athletic Association (EOSSAA) crowns. SJCHS defeated Smiths Falls District Collegiate Institute 1-0 at home to win the LCIAA title and defeated St Mary Catholic High School of Brockville in

THE BIG Neil Fennell, a member of the Tay Valley Township police services board eagerly eyes up the baseball as it approaches home plate, hoping that he can do like an in-transit airline passenger and make a connection.

OPP makes positive pitch to kids EMC Sports - The only time you want a police officer taking you out or calling you out - metaphorically, of course - is during a baseball game. Members of the Lanark County OPP went back to school last week for a friendly-us-versus-them game at two area schools. The games at Glen Tay Public School on Thursday, July 13 and at the La-

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Embrace the light and live in the Son YAK benefits from Great Tay Duck Race EMC Lifestyle - How These issues can change in often do we talk about the such drastic measure that we weather? Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s too cold, too can become overwhelmed so wet, too hot.. This spring quickly and forget that there weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve been caught up in utis the â&#x20AC;&#x153;light at the end of the ter confusion. One moment tunnel.â&#x20AC;? SHIRLEY ABRAHAMSE we are warm, the next hot, I read a saying, not sure BRADLEY the next wet, and all that can who wrote it, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Death is not Salvation Army happen in the same day. extinguishing the light from Recently, I spent Friday the Christian; it is putting night at the Relay for Life out the lamp because the in Smiths Falls tolerating the incessant drizzle. I dawn has come.â&#x20AC;? watched as the sun rose and the sky took on a rose Jesus came to this earth so that we may have hue and through the damp we saw hope for the new â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;lightâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;. John 1:4, 5 says, â&#x20AC;&#x153;In Him was life and the day. life was the light of men. And the light shines in the Sadly, too often we dwell in the here and now of darkness, and the darkness did not comprehend it.â&#x20AC;? the bad weather and forget to look to the horizon We do not have to wait till death takes us, Jesus for a better tomorrow. died and rose again that we may experience HOPE As I deliberated on this idea I saw how this in His Salvation. This year at Relay for Life the theme follows through into our daily lives. candles that spell CURE turned to LIFE. Jesus Our immediate problems can overtake us and gives us HOPE and turns it into LIFE. May you we find ourselves discouraged by finances, rela- look towards the dawn of new life in Jesus, better tionships and health issues. stillâ&#x20AC;Ś live in the Son!

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EMC News - Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s that time of year again. With the help of the Perth Civitan Club and Perth Lions Club, Youth Action Kommittee has begun selling 1,000 Duck Race tickets for this years Great Tay Duck Race. As in previous years, the race will be held on the Sunday of the Stewart Park Festival at 12:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased directly at YAK located at 1 Sherbrooke St. East, by YAK employees and Perth Lions Club and Civitan members. The cost is $5 per ticket and all proceeds go to support Youth Action Kommittee. Last year tickets sold out

on the Saturday afternoon of the Festival so get your tickets now to stand a chance at the prizes, $500, $300 and $200. Winners will be announced immediately following the race at the Festival as well as in the local newspaper. YAK will contact winners by phone and a cheque will be sent in the mail to our winners whom live out of town and/or cannot attend the festival. YAK is always looking for volunteers to help guide the lost ducks down the Tay and collect them at the end of the race. If youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re interested in helping out

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2013 FINAL TAXES Please be advised that property owners should be receiving their Final Tax Bill in the mail this week. If you have not received your 2013 Final Tax Bill please contact the municipal office. The taxes are due on Wednesday June 26th and Wednesday September 25th, 2013. For convenience the office will be open on Saturday June 22nd and Saturday September 21st, 2103 from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon to receive tax payments only.

OBSTACLES ON PUBLIC ROADS Public Works requests that ratepayers please do not place basketball equipment or any other obstacles on public roads. The Township will not be responsible for any damage occurring because of obstruction.

HAZARDOUS WASTE DEPOT The Hazardous Waste Depot is open on Saturdays from June 1st - September 14th, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. (noon). The Hazardous Waste Depot is located at 128 Patterson Crescent and is only open on Saturdays.

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Carnations were popping up all over town last weekend as the campaign for Multiple Sclerosis kicked off. Pictured are Elly Tysick and Cathy Mitchell purchasing bunches of flowers from Sally Rathwell, volunteer for the MS Society, at the Metro grocery store on Thursday, May 9.

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EMC News - Results are in for the 2013 Leeds and Grenville Chapter’s MS Carnation Campaign held May 9 and 10 and the volunteers have done it again. With their help, Perth’s campaign brought in over $1,200 extra from last year’s carnation sales creating a net profit for the chapter over $25,000. A couple of changes from last year which sparked the increase in sales were adding on one new location to sell flowers, as well as promoting pre-sales from local businesses, noted Brenda Dubé, the local organizer.

The pre-sales alone brought in over $700. “I have only received positive feed back from many people about how happy they were with the flowers,” she said. “Carnations are truly one of the best to have in your home because you can get a good life span from them.” Dubé said she appreciated the support from local businesses who allowed the carnations to be sold in their establishments. “The many businesses throughout town supported the campaign with the pre-sales.” She also had appreciation for

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Miss Teen Canada hopeful puts Ontario crown to work EMC News – When Carleton Place teenager, Haven Lamothe, puts on her provincial crown its time to get her hands dirty and work at raising funds for one of two national charities she is supporting leading up to the national competition this July. “I wanted to do that even if I didn’t get the crown,” Lamothe added of her volunteer efforts. “It kind of makes you feel good.” Since accepting her crown during the provincial competition in Toronto this past January, Lamothe has been taking part in a number of Lanark County events, including Lambs Down Festival and the winter carnival in Carleton Place, a strawberry social in Mississippi Mills and the annual Relay for Life event in Almonte. The June 9 fundraiser for cancer research was a first for the local teen and a very moving experience overall as she worked a number of event tables from the afternoon into the evening and spoke on stage with her aunt Donna (a cancer survivor) at her side. In fact, it was watching her aunt’s strength in battling breast cancer that inspired Lamothe to take on breast cancer research as her pageant platform. “She’s really proud that I chose breast cancer as my platform,” Lamothe said. The young girl has worked hard to find ways for her provincial crown to do good things in the community and area she lives in, so with that in mind she traveled to Roger’s House next to the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) in Ottawa May 31 to visit three very special children and make them feel like a prince or princess for the day. This experience was very eye opening for the 14-year-old girl who saw children living with oxygen and unable to talk, but having a great time. “These kids are literally dying and they still have a smile on their face,” she said. She remembers one little guy who was unable to talk, but played along

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Those at the May 25 Mom 2 Mom Sale in Carleton Place were greeted by a princess as Lanark County Miss Teen Canada-World 2013 hopeful, Haven Lamothe set up a table to collect funds for Free The Children charity. On July 13 the 14-year-old will travel back to Toronto for a chance of winning the Miss Teen CanadaWorld 2013 competition. with her by scrunching up his face to make her laugh. In addition to numerous public appearances where Lamothe has held fundraisers for the Miss Teen CanadaWorld competition’s charity of choice (Free The Children) the local crown hopeful has also raised funds through a charity dart tournament in Ottawa. To date, she has raised over $600 for Free The Children. Free The Children (www. freethechildren.com) is a non-profit organization that works with youth in Africa, Asia and Latin America to provide

access to education and develop skills to lift them out of poverty for good. At the same time it inspires North America’s youth to be the change they wish to see in the world. Lamothe challenged herself to raise beyond the $400 pageant requirement from the beginning and through her efforts has realized the true gift of volunteerism. “It was important for myself,” she added. “You put a smile on other people’s faces; it’s really fun.” Pageant preparation

In the last few weeks before leaving for the Miss Teen Canada-World pageant in Toronto July 13, Lamothe is hoping to host a couple more Free The Children fundraisers while making preparations for her next big adventure. The young girl is approaching nationals the same way she went into the provincial round – looking to have fun more than capture a crown, and it looks like there will be plenty of opportunity to do just that. The young girl will be leaving Ot-

tawa on train with two other pageant hopefuls July 13 and traveling to Toronto where the girls will be paired up with an out of province teen for the duration of their week’s stay. Between July 13 and the pageant’s gala event the evening of July 20 Lamothe and the other estimated 100 cross Canada participants will be engaged in a variety of programs from choreography to media interviews and checking out the sights and sounds of Canada’s largest city. “I’m really excited and really nervous,” Lamothe said. She’s grateful the interview segment of the event will be done with the panel of judges at the start of the national competition allowing her to take a deep breath and enjoy the rest of her on stage experience. Lamothe plans to build on her successes from the last pageant by bringing something no other girl can to the upcoming competition. “I’m just not going to change who I am. They’re looking for confidence out there,” she said. Lamothe will be one of the youngest competitors at the national level, but this hasn’t stopped her from making good friends with other Ontario crown holders and those from across Canada. In fact, it is these friendships that Lamothe hopes to be the legacy of her time in the Miss Teen Canada-World competition. This gift is one of many the 14-year-old has gained throughout the entire process. “I’ve gained a feeling of responsibility. I feel in charge of something,” said the young teen. She encourages anyone who might be interested in challenging themselves on and off the stage to consider the Miss Teen Canada competition in future years. Those wishing to cheer Lamothe on can do so from the comfort of their home July 20 as the national pageant is planned to be live aired online. For further details on this and other updates of Lamothe’s experience please follow her on her blog: www.missteenlanarkcounty.com.

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and out of. The hybrid version brings the added benefit of the placement (low and rear) and weight of the drive batteries. This improves the stability of an already stable sedan and gives it large-car surefootedness on the highway with an exceptionally quiet ride. If you’re taking off from a stop or accelerating at speed to pass or merge, the Jetta Turbo Hybrid is decidedly un-hybrid-like in its manners bringing you into demeritpoint range in mere seconds. And on the carbon-footprint side, it’s capable of travelling up to 70 kph on electric drive only. There’s a small sacrifice to cargo space in the trunk of the Jetta thanks to the drive-batteries. Capacity is 11.3 cubic feet, while a non-hybrid Jetta has 15.5 cubic feet of trunk space. On the operating costs front, a dealership oil change for the hybrid will run around $100 using the recommended synthetic oil. Front brake pads and rotors are $120 and $102 respectively and an air filter is only $26. The P205/50R17 tires Submitted photos my Jetta wore are available from a very large range of makers in Pictured: The Jetta Turbo Hybrid offers a high performance automobile with a small carbon trail (above and the $150-$250 each price region. below left) . VW backs their Jettas with a fouryear/80,000 km base warranty, a fiveyear/100,000 km power-train plan and the hybrid system is covered for eight years/160,000 km. Canada’s NRCan rates the fuel economy of the hybrid at 4.5 L/100 km city and 4.2 L/100 km highway (62.8 mpg and 67.3 mpg respectively). The EPA of the U.S. Our past. Your future. however pegs this fuel sipper at 50.4 mpg and 57.6 mpg (converted to imperial gallons). Using the NRCan numbers, the 45 L fuel tank should deliver a whopping range of 900 km facebook.com/royallepage in a 50/50 mix of city/highway travel costing only $52 to fill with premium TH fuel at $1.30 per litre. But this is a turbo-charged engine after all, and if you like to drive mainly in the boost range your fuel mileage will react accordingly. TORONTO, JUNE 8, 2013 – Royal LePage, a leader in real estate in Canada, has designated June If you’re looking for the legendary 22 as the date to celebrate its 100th anniversary with cross-Canada parties at brokerages across the engineering and reliability of VW country. with performance to boot and a small The company was founded in 1913 in Toronto, Ontario by then 26-year-old Albert E. LePage. Mr. carbon trail, the Jetta Turbo Hybrid LePage’s reputation for integrity, honesty and his enduring belief that a REALTOR’S® main purpose has to be on your very short list.

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is to sell exceptional service more than property, still guides the company today. A.E. LePage helped found the Toronto Real Estate Board in 1920 and was an influential contributor to the Ontario Real Estate Association, both of which were established to raise the standards of the profession and eventually led to the founding of the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA). Royal LePage, now with more than 600 offices and 14,500 agents across Canada, is an iconic Canadian company whose success is based on those ideals set out 100 years ago by its founder A.E. LePage. Royal LePage will be publishing a book to commemorate its 100th anniversary in addition to hosting contests and social media events. The company will also use this opportunity to highlight its national charity, The Royal LePage Shelter Foundation, with its “100 Days for Shelter” fundraising campaign. In our community, Royal LePage Pauline Aunger Real Estate was the first Royal LePage franchise and is celebrating 20 years serving their clients in Smiths Falls, Perth & Area. For more information, contact: Pauline Aunger 613-283-6666 paulineaunger@royallepage.ca or visit www.royallepage.ca.

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EMC Lifestyle – The vehicles I road-test for these reviews (yes, it’s a tough job, but I’m willing to make sacrifices), come from two main sources: press fleets owned by the Canadian head offices of the manufacturers and area dealerships. If you are interested in learning more about any of these vehicles, check out the manufacturers’ websites or better yet, call your local dealership and speak to one of their knowledgeable staff. It’s the ultimate in interactive information gathering. The VW Jetta Turbo Hybrid I enjoyed for this review came from the friendly folks at Myers VW in Ottawa West. Gasoline/electric hybrid vehicles are well established in today’s automotive arena with more than 6.3 million units on the road worldwide. Coming in all shapes, sizes, and configurations, it’s hard to make any generalizations about hybrids save this one: few shoppers have driving performance in mind when they are considering a hybrid vehicle. Volkswagen has rewritten that rule in the handbook of their all new 2013 Jetta Turbo Hybrid. First, a step back to remind everyone what a gasoline/electric hybrid vehicle is. It’s a vehicle that propels its wheels by means of both a gasoline engine and electric motor. The drive batteries do not require an external power source but are recharged automatically by the gasoline engine and generators built onto the wheel’s brakes. Most configurations use the electric motors as the primary power source and only engage the gasoline engine when required due to acceleration or load demands or when the drive batteries are low. The Jetta Turbo Hybrid starts the price trek at $27,875 for the Trendline model, and goes up to $30,175 for the Comfortline (my tester from Myers VW). All prices are before dealer prep, destination fees, licensing, or purchase or government incentives. The 1.4 L 4-cylinder engine is rated for 150 HP, but the electric drive effectively adds another 20 HP on peak-demand for a total of 170 HP at 5,000 rpm. Torque (which is what gets you going after all) is rated at 187 lb/ ft and it peaks at an unbelievably low 1,000 rpm thanks to the full-torqueon-demand nature of electric motors. This means no delay or hesitation when you floor the accelerator. For those not familiar with the Jetta platform, it provides a roomy cabin, plenty of rear seat leg and head room, and is very easy to get in


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EMC News – The Smiths Falls Police Service, in partnership with the Peterborough-Lakefield Police participated in the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics on June 8. The run kicked off at County Fair Mall, continued up Brockville, Beckwith and Elmsley streets, collecting donations along the way, before concluding at the Smiths Falls Memo-

rial Community Centre. The torch run culminated a week of fundraising events for Special Olympics, which included a golf tournament June 5 at the Smiths Falls Golf and Country Club, and a charity road toll at the Cornelia St. underpass on June 7. The road toll brought in a record $11,400. Above, the torch run gets underway.

EMC Sports – Youth soccer teams across Canada still have a chance to bring a $125,000 field to their local community, but time is running out. BMO is encouraging Canadians to nominate their local team for the chance to vie for the title of BMO Team of the Week 2013 Champion, a title that includes $125,000 towards a refurbishment of their local soccer field. BMO has recognized nine teams as a BMO Team of the Week so far this year, and there are six more spots remaining. Each week, over the next six weeks, BMO will select a Team of the Week from the remaining nominees. “This is a great opportunity for soccer fans across Canada to bring national recognition to their community and their young athletes,” said Justine Fedak, senior vice-president, branding, advertising & sponsorships, BMO Financial Group. “Being named BMO Team of the Week 2013 champion would not just be a great source of pride for your community – the grand prize

creates a legacy that the entire community can enjoy well into the future.” The contest, open to youth soccer players aged seven to 12, recognizes local youth soccer teams who demonstrate team pride, spirit, community commitment and passion for the game. Until July 12, Canadian soccer coaches, parents and community members can nominate their favourite youth soccer team at BMOsoccer.com. All 15 weekly BMO Team winners will receive a celebration at their local BMO branch, $500, BMO Team of the Week tracksuits and a $500 donation to a local charity. Each of the winning teams will become finalists for the grand prize and vie for the title of BMO Team of the Week 2013 Champion, a title that is decided by the Canadian public through online daily voting at BMOsoccer. com from Aug. 5 to 19. BMO supports soccer across Canada from youth players in local neighbourhoods and communities, up to the professional level.

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40th ANNIVERSARY David and Katherine Whiteley June 22, 2013 Come live with me and be my love, And we will all the pleasures prove That hills and valleys, dale and field, And all the craggy mountains yield... A belt of straw and ivy buds With coral clasps and amber studs: And if these pleasures may thee move, Come live with me and be my love. CM HAPPY 25TH ANNIVERSARY Bill and Darlene (Nolan) Bresee June 25, 2013 Love and Best Wishes Family and Friends

HAPPY 25TH ANNIVERSARY Jim and Donna June 25, 2013 Love, Mom Diane and Dany, Lindsay, Karen and Gary, Alison, Jake, Nora and Trent Eric and Laura

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90TH BIRTHDAY PARTY Murray S. Guthrie Please come celebrate with us! Saturday, June 29th between 2-5 p.m. Almonte Civitan Hall Given with love by his Children and Grandchildren Best Wishes Only

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HAPPY 40TH ANNIVERSARY Arnold and Eleanor Bowes on June 23, 2013 Love Tracy and Kevin

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HAPPY 2nd BIRTHDAY Kaitlyn Cardinal June 20, 2013 Love You Nana and Papa Davis

HAPPY SWEET 16th BIRTHDAY Jennifer Bowles June 19, 2013 You have grown up from our little girl to a fine young lady. We are very proud of you. Love Mom, Dad, Laura, Nana, Grammy

HAPPY 90TH BIRTHDAY Grama/Great Grama Isabell Kinch Just want to let you know You mean the world to us. Only a heart as dear as yours Would give so unselfishly. The many things you’ve done All the times you were there Help us know deep down inside How much you really care. Even though we might not say We appreciate all you do Richly blessed is how we feel Having a grandmother just like you. Love, Hugs and Kisses Cynthia, Matt and Brien My Dearest Mother-In-Law My dearest mother-in-law, this one is for you, Thank you for your love and all that you do. The stories I heard about “In-laws” you know, Does not apply at all, to you though. You made me feel welcome right from the start, Because of your wisdom, I think you’re so smart. You’re classy and stylish and friendly too, You make us smile, when we feel blue. Our children always think of you as the best, NO one can compare, not one of the rest. I want to thank you today for a gift so rare, Your son you shared with me, it means that you care. In this whole world I will never find, A Mother-in-Law, so precious and kind. So my dearest mother-in-law I just wanted you to know, I’ll always appreciate you and love you so! Love Joan

June 23rd 2013 Happy 1st Anniversary Bob Cheers to Many More! Love Always, Jackie HAPPY 25TH ANNIVERSARY Donna June 25, 2013 Let’s try for 25 more years! Love always Jim

HAPPY 90TH BIRTHDAY to Stanley Code June 20, 2013 Best Wishes and Lots of Love Dorothy, Joan and Pierre, James and Faye, Ann and Carlisle, Christine and Orville and families

HAPPY 85TH BIRTHDAY Lois Derbyshire June 22, 2013 Love from your family ~ We invite you to an Open House on Saturday June 22, 2013 from 2-4 pm at Lois’ home (9423 County Rd #10 south of Westport) Best Wishes Only!

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HAPPY 90TH BIRTHDAY to Lyle Streight June 26, 2013 Come help Lyle celebrate by joining us on June 22, 2013 107 Princess St., Lanark Village from 12 p.m.-4 p.m. Best wishes only, your company is gift enough!

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Congratulations Maude Griffith Woods! On May 30th 2013, Maude graduated from McGill University with an Honours B.A. in History. You did it, Maudie, with a little help from all your supportive family and friends! We are so proud of you! With love and admiration, Papa and Carolyn, Mama and Chris, and The Brother.

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GRADUATION Phil and Bev Hogan announce the graduation of their son Blair on May 25, 2013 from Redeemer University in Ancaster, Ontario. Blair received a Bachelor of Science Degree (Honours) in Kinesiology. He was on the Deansâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Honour List and also received the M.V.P. for varsity badminton. Congratulations from Dad, Mom, Robyn, Luke and Carla! STAG & DOES

I am turning 65! Come help me celebrate at an afternoon tea June 23 from 1-4 p.m. Lanark Legion, George St., Lanark Best Wishes Only!!!! I just want your company. Romalda

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Stag & Doe for Amy Rogers and Steve Schonauer Saturday June 22 8pm Perth Legion for Tickets Call 613-278-2423 Tickets also available at the door

FORTHCOMING MARRIAGE Happy 2nd Bob McVeigh and Helen Mouck-Blagden Birthday to our wish to announce their upcoming marriage. â&#x20AC;&#x153;dollyâ&#x20AC;? An August wedding is planned. Rylee Morrow June 25, 2013 We love you so much! Grandma & Grandpa - Dan & Kathy Sonnenburg Mommy & Daddy Katie (Sonnenburg) & Rob Morrow Uncle Greg & Aunt â&#x20AC;&#x153;Tatieâ&#x20AC;? (Katie) JAMES KEVIN SCHONAUER Congratulations on your graduation June 13, 2013 from St. Lawrence College, Kingston, Civil Engineering Good Luck in your future career. Love, Dad, Mom & Brittany

WEDDING ANNOUNCEMENT John Morrison and Diane McShane along with their parents Donnie and Karen Morrison, COMING MARRIAGE Paul and Jean McShane are pleased to announce their engagement. Wedding will take place August 17th, 2013 at St. Bridgets Church in Stanleyville at 3 p.m. Reception to follow, 8 p.m., at the Lions Hall in Perth. Family and friends welcome.

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Gerald Finner of Almonte and Heather Caldwell of Kemptville are thrilled to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter Robyn Kaleigh to Klaus Josef, son of Klaus and Brunie Willroider of White Lake. Vows will be exchanged August 24, 2013 in Almonte, Ontario.

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Master Warrant Officer STEVEN CARL BROWN Retirement Party Saturday, June 22, 2013 4â&#x20AC;&#x201C;8 p.m. Steven retired from the Military on May 27th, 2013 after 36 years. So come out and help him celebrate! 403 George Street, Kemptville Watch for balloons!

GRADUATION ANNOUNCEMENT Maggie Asselstine With great pride and pleasure, Tim and Sue Asselstine announce the August 2012 graduation of their daughter, Maggie Asselstine. On June 13th 2013 Maggie received her Early Childhood Education Diploma at Algonquin Collegeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Convocation Ceremony. Maggie is employed as an RECE at the Ontario Early Years Centre in Sharbot Lake as a Daycare Supply Teacher. Way to Go, Maggie Jo! Love always, Mom, Dad, Luke, Grandpa and Grandma Gibson, Nana Joyce and Lloyd and all your Aunts, Uncles and cousins.

Help Sessions for assistance in completing applications will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:15 to 8:15 pm at the North Grenville Public Library from June 11th to June 27th.

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CRIGHT Julia Mary Passed away suddenly at home on June 14, 2013. Julia of Ashton, in her 54th year. Dearly loved wife of Donald. Will be sadly missed by her son Garett and daughter Tasha Southgate. Beloved daughter of Sheila and Peter Risatti. Survived by sister Diana Jackson (Doug Preece), and brother Peter â&#x20AC;&#x153;Butchâ&#x20AC;? Risatti (Patricia Fergusson). Never forgotten by relatives and friends. A Celebration of Juliaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s life will be held in the Almonte Presbyterian Church (111 Church St., Almonte, ON.) on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 1 p.m. Reception to follow service in the church hall. Donations in memory of Julia may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. A special thanks to Manon Allard for being there. Funeral Services Entrusted Into the Care of C. R. GAMBLE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL INC. 127 Church St., Almonte, ON. (613) 256-3313 Condolences & Tributes: www.crgamble.com

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STAG & DOE Mark Lafreniere & Angel Laming Saturday, June 22nd 8 p.m. - 1 a.m. Carleton Place Legion Tickets: $10/person, $15/couples 613-266-2521 (Also available at the door) Games with prizes, DJ and Buffet at 11 p.m.

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The family of the late Dan Davidson would like to thank so many for their support during the past few weeks. Thank you so much for the food, cards, hugs and donations to Peterâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Education Fund. Danâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s memory lives on in all the lives he touched. Cathryn Davidson

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KERR FAMILY REUNION Sunday June 30, 2013 11 a.m. Mass at St. John The Baptist Church in Perth Reception from 1-5pm at the Civitan Club Family activities, music, Pot luck supper

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DUHAMEL Nathan Joseph Peacefully at home with family by his side on Sunday, June 16, 2013. Nathan Joseph Duhamel, age 23 years. Loving son to Michael and Elizabeth Duhamel. Dear brother to Justin and Benjamin. Loving grandson to Imre and Irma Szalados, and Rev. Yvette Duhamel and the late Mark Duhamel. Also remembered by numerous aunts, uncles and many friends. Special thanks to all the wonderful nurses in Med Surg at the Smiths Falls Hospital. Friends were received at the Lannin Funeral Home, Smiths Falls on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. A Celebration of Life will take place at the Lannin Funeral Home Chapel, Smiths Falls on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 11 a.m. Interment at Maplevale Cemetery. Donations in memory of Nathan to the International Christian Centre, 33 Hahn Place, #614, Toronto, ON M5A 4G2 would be appreciated. Online condolences available at www.lannin.ca

GUY Joan Mary (nee McCormack) Peacefully passed into the care of her Dear Lord on Saturday June 15, 2013 in her 81st year after a brief illness. A devoted Roman Catholic she joins in heaven her beloved husband Ray K. Guy who predeceased her by a few months. Selfless and devoted mother of Carole (Paul Jansen), David (Karen Hope), Treena, Colleen GuyColman (Rob Saunders), Geoffrey (Patricia) and predeceased by her infant son Kenneth and by her son Paul Guy. Cherished Nana of Eric (Magda) & their children Mia & Evan; Matthew (Sara) & their children Spencer & Dylan; Sarah & her son Jack; Rachel Jansen (Bruce Williams); Emma (Scott Reaney) & their children Ellen, Gavin & Keira; Treena (Kelly Beckstead) & their son Keegan; Kaley Guy (Trevor Gilmer) and their daughter Lilyrae; Doug Harvey, Leah (Bill Finley) & their daughter Ava; Alyson, Paul & Emily Colman; Elizabeth, Jacob & Patrick Guy. Dear sister of Nuala Southern, Emer Kelly and predeceased by her brother Fintan McCormack. Born in Southern Ireland, studied nursing at Charring Cross, England, where she met her dashing husband, married in Zweibrucken, Germany, and later moved to the family farm in Mountain. They actively retired to Winchester in 2005. Our sweet Irish lady was adored and loved by all who shared her life. Joan rested at the Byers Funeral Home, 2990 Church Street, South Mountain (613-989-3836) from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday. A Funeral Mass was held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 10 Church Street, Chesterville on Tuesday June 18, 2013 at 11 a.m. Interment St. Daniel’s Catholic Cemetery, South Mountain. By family request donations may be made to Parkway House 2475 Regina Street, Ottawa K2B 6X3 (Joan’s daughter Treena’s home). Special Thanks to Dr. Adamson, Staff at Dundas Manor (many hugs & kisses), W.D.M.H. and Father Cosmas her “adopted son”. May the road rise to meet you, May the wind be always at your back, May the sun shine warm upon your face, May the rains fall soft upon your fields, and, until we meet again May God hold you in the palm of His hand. Online condolences may be made to www.byersfuneralhomeinc.com

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GILLESPIE James Robert (Jim) P.Eng, M.Sc.

Passed away peacefully with his family by his side at Kingston General Hospital André Joseph Beaulieu at the age of 47. Cherished son of Roger and Loraise (nee Gauthier). André was a loving brother of Denis (Kirsten) and Richard (Kristen) Beaulieu, Stacey Beaulieu and Diane (Pat) Benoît. Andy was a proud uncle of Jeneviéve Beaulieu, Madison and Nicholas Benoît and Stacey’s three children. He will be fondly remembered by Caroline Bell and her daughter Olivia, along with his many aunts, uncles and his many extended family and friends in the Smiths Falls, Perth and surrounding communities. Friends were received at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, 15 Gore St. W. Perth, on Monday, June 17, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. John the Baptist Parish in Perth on Tuesday at 11 a.m. There was a reception following Mass, with interment following at Glenhaven Cemetery in Glenburnie. For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart & Stroke Foundation.

Jim passed from us in the arms of his family on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at home. Beloved husband of Sheryl Gillespie and cherished step-father of Sarah (Lynn), Darcy (Heather) and Shannon Thompson. Fantastic papa of Declan, Lyla and Trevor. Jim is predeceased by his parents Helen and Hector Gillespie and his two brothers, Clarence (Adella) and Garnet (Bea). Jim will be fondly remembered by mother-in-law Lois Dool, and his close brothers and sistersin-law in Ontario: Waren Dool (Laurie), Carolyn Carrothers (Steve) and Susan Rosidi (Dave), as well as his nieces and nephews out West, Myles (Mary Lynn), Garth (Carol), Marlene, Wendy, and Murray Gillespie. Jim was a Professional Engineer who spent much of his life in engineering education at the college and university levels, including University of Alberta, University of Nigeria and Kemptville College of Agricultural Technology. In later years Jim worked in Informatics with Correctional Service Canada. Because of his western roots, Jim had a lifelong love of trains and the Prairie skies. Funeral Service took place on June 19, 2013 in Kemptville. Memorial donations in Jim’s name may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.

Blair & Son Funeral Home, Perth (613) 267-3765 to send your condolences or for further information visit www.blairandson.com

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“He will wipe every tear from their eyes, and there will be no more death or sorrow, crying or pain. All these things are gone forever.” Rev: 24.4

Turcot, Margaret Elizabeth May (Died June 14, 2013) Peacefully at Stoneridge Manor, Carleton Place, Ontario on Friday, June 14, 2013, in her 92nd year. Predeceased by her husband Arthur. Loving mother of Henry White (Margaret) of Carleton Place, Marilyn Scott (late Arthur), Clarence Huckstep (Evelyn) of Ashton, Kenneth Turcot (Joanne) and Arthur Turcot (Kim) all of Carleton Place. Dear grandmother of 25; great-grandmother of 42 and great-great grandmother of 11. Survived by her siblings Ella Thomson (late Grant) of Westport, Elmer Warrington of Sudbury, Edith Purdy (late Bower) of Smiths Falls and sons-in-law Walter and Wayne. Predeceased by her daughters Margaret Wark and Ruth Ferguson, granddaughter Roseanne, and siblings Robert Warrington, Marjorie Butler, Blanche Taylor, Ivan Warrington and Kenneth Warrington. Friends were received at the Alan R. Barker Funeral Home, 19 McArhtur Avenue, Carleton Place on Monday, June 17 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service was held in the Chapel on Tuesday, June 18 at 11 a.m. Interment followed at Pinehurst Cemetery, Lanark. Donations to the Carleton Place Hospital Foundation or to Stoneridge Manor would be appreciated by the family. www.barkerfh.com

It is with great sadness we advise you of the passing of John Lackey at Brockville General Hospital on Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at the age of 71. John had been battling health issues for over a year and finally went to meet his beloved late wife, Nancy (Hadley). He is survived by his daughter Jeannie Phillips (Richard) and son Steven (Kim). The grandkids that brought him much joy are Amber, Kristyn, Kristina, Tyler, Emma, Hannah, Randy, Abbi, Elle, and great grandchild Peyton. He will be sorely missed by his supportive and loving family, sister Louise (Mike Vaillancourt), and brothers Samuel (Vivian), and William (Marilyn). He is predeceased by his father Abraham and mother Della (Davis), sister Yvonne (Howard Snowdon), and brother Wayne (Barbara). The entire family sends a special thanks to his friends and caregivers who shared their lives with John. You held a special place in his heart and in ours. A graveside service and interment will be held at St Bede’s Cemetery, Nolan’s Corners (Smiths Falls) on Tuesday June 25, 2013, at 11:00 am. You may send special thoughts and memories of John online to http://www.irvinememorial. com/ . Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Children’s Wish Foundation.

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Sheil York W. Sheil

Peacefully on Tuesday June 11th, 2013 at the age of 90 years. Beloved husband of the late Jean E. (MacPherson) Sheil. York was predeceased by his parents John M. and Melinda (Bennett) Sheil, sisters Marjorie Curtis, Maude Scott, Florence Barclay and Olive McLean, brothers Percy, Owen, Keith and in infancy Nelson. He was the loved and respected father and grandfather of Earl (Angie), Kevin (Cindy) and their daughters Melissa and Chelsea and Bradley (Wanda) and their family Stephanie, Matthew, Bryan and Melinda. York will be sadly missed by brother John Sheil, sisters Linda (Jack) Soward and Ida Johnston, sisters-in-law Ellemae and Joan Sheil, many nieces, nephews, family and friends. Friends were received at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, 15 Gore St W., Perth Thursday, June 13th, 2013 from 2:00 to 5:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Funeral service was held in the Chapel Friday at 10:30 A.M. followed by reception in the Blair & Son Family Centre. Interment, Crawford Cemetery. In remembrance contributions to the Lanark County Alzheimer Society – Day Away Program or fund of choice would be appreciated. Blair & Son Funeral Home, Perth (613) 267-3765 to send your condolences or for further information visit www.blairandson.com

LEARMONTH Shannon Jean (Nee McPhail) Peacefully our so very loved Shannon passed away early Sunday morning, June 16th, 2013. Beautiful wife and best friend of Adam. Proud mommy of Penelope Jo. Cherished daughter of Vanessa McCaughey (Bruce) nee Brook and Harold McPhail (Shelley). Older sister of Holly McPhail (Adam Gillmor), Amy McPhail, Hal McPhail, Danielle McCaughey and Matthew McCaughey. Daughter-in-law of JoAnn and Frank. Sister-in-law of Aaron (Jennifer), Andrew, Amy (Alex), and Julie Fry (Eric). Shannon will be fondly remembered by her uncle Jesse Brook as well as her other aunts, uncles, nieces, cousins, her many friends and her colleagues from Environment Canada. Shannon will also be missed by the extended McCaughey and Timmins families. She was predeceased by her grandparents Cyril and Ruth Brook and Ken and Georgette McPhail. Her family wish to extend their thanks to the staff at the Elisabeth Bruyere Hospital. Visitation will be held at the Pinecrest Visitation Centre, 2500 Baseline Road, Ottawa on Thursday, June 20th from 3 to 5p.m and 7 to 9p.m. Funeral Service will be held at St. Augustine’s Parish, 1060 Baseline Road, Ottawa on Friday, June 21st at 1p.m. For those wishing, donations may be made to the Brain Tumor Foundation of Canada or the Learmonth Family Trust Fund (through any BMO Branch). Online condolences may be made at www.colefuneralservices.com

Turcot, Margaret Elizabeth May (Died June 14, 2013) Peacefully at Stoneridge Manor, Carleton Place, Ontario on Friday, June 14, 2013, in her 92nd year. Predeceased by her husband Arthur. Loving mother of Henry White (Margaret) of Carleton Place, Marilyn Scott (late Arthur),

Shannon Jeannine Shannon (nee Belanger)

At Rosebridge Manor on Thursday June 13th, 2013. Jeannine (Belanger) Shannon in her 88th year, wife of the late Michael Shannon. Loved mother of Bridget Baker (Garry Crabtree), & Kenneth Shannon. Cherished grandmother of Darryl Shannon, Scott Shannon, Pauline Shannon, Annie Shannon & Matthew Baker. Great-grandmother of Ethan, Daylena, Declan, Anakin & Dakota. Sister of Armand Belanger & Pauline Denis. Predeceased by brothers Roland & Roger Belanger. Funeral arrangements will follow at a later date. In memoriam donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Blair & Son Funeral Home, Smiths Falls (613) 283-2800 to send your condolences or for further information visit www.blairandson.com

BRANJE Johanna Wilhelmina (H. B. Auto, Almonte, Ontario) Suddenly but peacefully with her son Bob at her side on Saturday morning, June 15, 2013. Johanna “Jo” van den Broek of Almonte, age 79 years. Beloved wife of the late Hendricus (Harry) Branje and cherished mother of John (Rhonda), Robert “Bob”, David (Liz) and Bill (Sherrie). Dear sister of Willy (Gisele), Tony, Hubert, Mrs. Margaret Owens, Ria Ebbers, Gary and Mrs. Ena Oppers. Dearly loved Oma of 7 grandchildren. Predeceased by her granddaughter, Allysa. At Jo’s request a private family Service was held in the C. R. GAMBLE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL INC. 127 Church St., Almonte, ON. (613) 256-3313 on Wednesday, June 19. Rev. Fr. Lindsay Harrison, officiating. Interment to follow with her husband, Harry in Holy Name of Mary Cemetery, Almonte. For those who may want to honour Jo with a memorial donation, please consider, the Almonte General Hospital Fairview Manor Foundation . Condolences and tributes www.crgamble.com

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Ceci Marc F. Ceci

Suddenly, at his residence in Ottawa on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Marc Francis Ceci at the age of 47. Predeceased by his parents John and Leonie Ceci. Loved brother of Diane (Earl) Aubrey of Smiths Falls, Sharon Owsijenko of Penetanguishene and the late Maureen Jansen (Hank Jansen of North Augusta). Sadly missed by his nephews and nieces; Randy and Eric Jansen, Kristen and Ryan Aubrey and Lora Beth and Andrew Owsijenko. Family and friends were received at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, 112 Beckwith St. N., Smiths Falls on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Francis de Sales Church, Smiths Falls on Wednesday June 19, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Interment, St. Francis de Sales Cemetery. In remembrance, contributions to the St. Francis de Sales Church Building Maintenance Fund or the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Blair & Son Funeral Home, Smiths Falls (613) 283-2800 to send your condolences or for further information visit www.blairandson.com

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Desjardine Darlene M.

Peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on Sunday June 16th, 2013 at the age of 71 years. Darlene was predeceased by her husband James “Jimmy” Desjardine, her mother Gladys (Closs, Blair) Creighton, her father William Blair and her sister Linda Blair. She will be sadly missed by her sons Blair Desjardine and Randall (Karen) Desjardine, daughter Rhonda (Al) Donovan, nephew Larry Simpson, grandchildren Tatiana, James, Natalya, Marybeth, Patrick, Justin, Travis and Emily, all her family and many good friends. Darlene raised 125 Foster Children in 23 years and worked for 13 years at the Rideau Ferry Country Home. Her life was devoted to helping others. Friends were received at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, 15 Gore St W., Perth Tuesday June 18th, 2013 from 2:00 to 5:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. The funeral service was held in the Chapel Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Interment, Hopetown Cemetery. In remembrance, contributions to the Cancer Society, the Heart and Stroke Foundation or L.A.W.S. would be appreciated.

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

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

June 20th 1993 - Hudson, Kathleen Annie (Kay) 1995 - Reid, Randall Keith (Randy) 2005 - McKay, Esther Pauline 2006 - Robinson, Ronald George June 21st 1960 - Lowry, J. Howard 1995 - Jefferey, Edith Margaret 1995 - Christie, Anna Marguerite 2005 - Gunn, Harry June 22nd 1990 - Rumball, Rev. William Paul 1995 - Lowry, Lucy Agnes 2007 - Meysick-Fracke, Erika Gertrud 2012 - Beck, Ronald James June 23rd 1977 - Bain, John 1981 - Belford, John Wilbert 1989 - Robertson, James Lawrence 2001 - Cressy, Janette Merrill 2010 - Munden, Keitha Doreen

June 24th 1970 - Richards, James 1972 - Giles, Jeanette 1974 - Graham, Clifford Wesley 1979 - Horton, Alice Theresa 1992 - McCartney, James Alexander 1993 - McGill, Margaret Isabel 2007 - McBride, Mary Joyce 2007 - Hickey, Mervin Benedict 2012 - Juby, Dale Kevin June 25th 1975 - Fulton, Clifford Reid 1976 - Dixon, Marie Laura 1980 - Sample, Walter Augustine Francis 1983 - Morgan, Allegra 1984 - Doyle, Michael Guy 2002 - King, Agnes Gertrude June 26th 1976 - McGregor, Samuel Robert 2004 - MacMillan, Archibald H. (Archie) 2009 - Todd, Jean Dorothy

GLENN, Daniel - In loving memory of a dear husband, father and grandfather who passed away June 25th, 2000. Treasured memories silently kept In the hearts of the family Who will never forget. Remembered always, Jacqueline Robert and Marg Tricia and Mike and grandchildren

HEFFERNAN, Jacqueline (McCallum) – In loving memory of a dear daughter and sister who left us on June 23, 2011. Gone are the days we used to share, But in our hearts you are always there. The gates of memory will never close, We miss you more than anyone knows. With tender love and deep regret, We who love you will never forget. Your loving mother and dad, Sylvia and Allan and brothers Cameron, Bruce and Stewart and their families

FOR SALE Brand New Mattress Sale200+ Beds in Stock. More Quality Less Money. Quality Used Appliances Sold with Warranty. Best Price in Town! Dan Peters Sales- 3768 Hwy 43 West, Smiths Falls. Open Tuesday-Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Delivery Available. After Hours Appointments Available 613-284-1234.

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STOWAR Joan Stowar (Brightmore) June 2, 1926 June 10, 2013 Joan Stowar, formerly of Kemptville, passed away peacefully at the Villages of Sandalwood in Brampton in her 88th year. Predeceased by her husband Tom of 65 years. She was a joyous, caring, kind, classy lady, and everyone who knew her adored her. She suffered from Alzhiemers, a very cruel disease, which robbed her of most of her memories. She will sadly be missed by her daughter Christine (Corbin), son Paul (Lisa) and her beloved grandsons Justin, Carter and Brendan. Mom is now with Dad, happy in each others arms once again. We love you mom, you gave us the best childhood one could have ever had! The neighbourhood children would also agree as you were always giving to them as well. Whether it was popsicles, Wriggley’s gum or your wonderful chocolate angel food cake dessert, which was a big hit for all who had it!! We will see you again one day. A service to celebrate Joan’s life will take place on Friday June 21st, 2013 at North Bramalea United Church, 363 Howden Blvd., Brampton. Visitation: 1:30 - 2:00 pm. Funeral Service: 2:00 pm. A reception will follow. If so desired, remembrances can be made to The Alzheimer’s Society of Peel. McNEILL, E. Roderick “Rod” - Owner Rod’s Auto Service, Kemptville, Ontario. Rod died peacefully on Friday, May 17, 2013 at the Ottawa General Hospital with loving family members and friends at his side. Rod will be missed by his loving son Bruce, his wife Atsuko, daughter-in-law Spring, granddaughters Jenny, Amanda, Brooklyn, Jasmine and Gracelyn, his cousin Crombie (Andy) & Eadie Anderson, also survived by son Craig (Julia) and sister Heather, grandchildren Colin and Laura. Rod will also be missed by Gil Stephens and many of his customers/friends over the last 30 years. A Memorial Service will be held at: Southgate Community Church, 1303 French Settlement Road, Kemptville, Ontario on Tuesday June 25 at 7:00 p.m. where all who knew and cared about him are invited to attend. The family wishes to thank the nurses and staff at the Kemptville and the Ottawa General Hospitals for the loving care provided to Rod. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Southgate Community Church building fund.

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Passed away at Lanark Lodge, Perth on Friday, June 14th, 2013 Jessie Mary (Herbert) Kaiser (nursed for 40 years in Welland County Hospital) in her 90th year. Wife of the late John ‘Jack’ Kaiser. Dearly loved sister of Georgina (Bob) Clements. Predeceased by her brothers & sisters Tom, Margaret, John, James, Keith, and Leo Herbert. Dear sister-in-law of Eva Fair and Sue Herbert. Jessie will be sadly missed by her nieces, nephews and all her family. Friends were received at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, 15 Gore St. W. Perth on Monday, June 17th, 2013 from 10:00 to 10:30 A.,M. The service was held in the Chapel at 11:00 A.M. followed by a reception in the Blair & Son Family Centre. Interment followed in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Lanark. In remembrance contributions to the Great War Memorial Hospital Foundation would be appreciated. A special thank you is extended to Dr. Ross McLean and the staff of Lanark Lodge for the care given to Jessie. Blair & Son Funeral Home, Perth (613) 267-3765 to send your condolences or for further information visit www.blairandson.com

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PRETTY, Shirley – In loving memory of our dear mother, grandmother and greatgrandmother, who passed away one year ago on June 17, 2012. We catch ourselves recalling Little moments that we shared, And smile at every sweet “remember when”. We tell our favourite stories, And we laugh and cry and sigh, And somehow we feel close to her again. Loved and remembered everyday, Glenna, Oral and families

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MOLYNEAUX, Nina - My mother was born January 17th, 1921 in the small hamlet of Canonto Ontario. On June 23rd, 2008 at 3:00 am heaven announced that Nina Mabo will be arriving with the angels to meet her Lord and Saviour. Mother had a wonderful life, dedicated friend and soul mate for 50 years to my dad Wilmer Molyneaux who predeceased her on March 21st, 1993. Those fortunate enough to know her, will share in the grief and sadness, her children Michael, Mark and Donna May. After living her life with enduring love battling through the ravages of illness, I deeply mourn her passing. Mother is where she longed to be with dad, they are now together side by side in heaven with the angels. In a letter from Mother in September of 2007, the last time I ever saw her, when at home she reminded me of three things, God, her family and friends, and last her home, where she loved to be. She always welcomed everyone with a beautiful smile that no man could ever match. Mother was greatly admired and respected by those around her, she would brighten up a room with her smile and brought joy to many. Mother loved to have a good time, and now she is singing with the angels and dancing with the stars. What a happy reunion she is having with all her loved ones gone on before her. As saddened as I am with her passing, I who benefited and loved her so much, know in my heart she will always be near. Just call my name and I will answer. Until we meet again in God’s beautiful Kingdom, love never dies. Your loving son, Mark Crawford Calgary AB. FOURNIER, Paul- June 22, 2006. Always missed, Marg and family MOLYNEAUX, Nina - Has it really been 5 years since you left us, Nina? Forever etched in our hearts. Barb and families

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STREET - Vivian who passed (June 21, 2009) and Cecil who passed (July 29, 1990) – In loving memory of our parents and grandparents. Always loved Forever cherished Never far Always dear Remembered always Leslie and Adèle, Bev and Sophia, Judy and families

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Firewood- Cut, split and Kayak- 1 person, like new, delivered or picked up. Dry $325. Call 613-257-9011. seasoned hardwood or softwood from $50/face cord. Phone Greg Knops EMC Classifieds (613)658-3358, cell Get Results! (613)340-1045.

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

Browning Stocker 300 WSM, black Duratouch, Browning bases and rings, extra clip, $835. Tika T3 300 WSM, synthetic’stainless with bases and rings, deluxe Tika moose sling, $775. Sako A7 300 WSM synthetic’stainless, Piano Tuner Technician Sako bases and rings infor all your piano needs. cluded, new in box, $925. Call Lionel Pauze. Terry 613-259-5396. 1(613)278-2017. Canadian Firearm/Hunter World Class Drummer Safety Courses. Call Dave Arbour 613-257-7489 or From Five Man Electrical Band, is accepting visit www. valleysportsmanshow.com new students for pri- for dates and details of vate lessons. Call Steve courses near you. 613-831-5029. www.

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Hunter Safety/Canadian Firearms Courses, beginning Tues. Sept. 3, evenings, Kemptville. Registration required. (613)258-7816. Cell (613)355-2607. Email: keewaytin@gmail.com. Limited seating.

02 VW Cabrio convertible, 5 speed, 2.0L, A/C, power windows, locks, leather heated seats, silver grey, $2,995. 613-466-0543, Perth area.

RV For Sale- 2006 Wildwood, 286RLSS, 5th wheel. Fully loaded, excellent condition. 613-284-1903. Leave message please.

Multi-Breed Sheep Production Sale. Saturday, July 20, 2013. Spencerville Fair Grounds, Spencerville Ontario. An auction of solid, healthy, performance tested (Genovis/SFIP records) foundation animals. An excellent opportunity to add quality genetics to your flock. Includes both commercial and purebred rams and ewes. Both terminal sire and maternal ewe breeds. Also for sale, guard/herding dogs and used sheep equipment. For sale catalogue (or other information) go on-line to OSMADistrict10.ca or contact Gary Lapier at 613-989-2792. Viewing at 11am day of sale. Sale starts at 1 p.m.

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2 bedroom condo. Carleton Place. 2 levels, 4 appliances, gas fireplace, $1050/month plus heat & hydro. No pets, Call evenings after 7 pm. 613-257-5198

Martin Phantom Magnum Fuzion compound bow, trigger release, hip quiver, forearm protector. Excellent condition for $275 or best offer.(613)342-4963.

LAWN & GARDEN Troy Built 22 hp 46” Lawn Tractor, runs good. $1100; 36” snowblower (lawn tractor attachment) $100; 13 hp woodchipper $250; B&D 4 hp 18” electric mower $25. (613)268-2380.

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Hunter Safety/Canadian Fire-arms Courses and exams throughout the year. COMPUTER Held once a month at Computer, Network & Carp. Call Wenda Cochran Home Theater Support for 613-256-2409. your small business or home. Call Shorttech Technical Services, VEHICLES (613)297-5928 www.shorttech.ca Pentium IV desktop computer, DVD Rom 36” monitor, 160 hard drive with desk and chair, speakers, $300. 613-851-2865.

ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES

Bedroom suite, walnut, single poster bed with new mattress and boxspring. Lady’s dresser and night table. $375; writing desk with attached bookcase, enclosed by glass doors, walnut. $175. 613-283-6609.

Retired Senior has dire need for old car batteries. Making cannon balls. Will pickup. (613)258-6254.

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New 2012 Kia Sedona van, V6, auto., loaded, (1,800 km), 5 year warranty. 613-283-2368.

MARINE 2006 Q4 Sport Tahoe, 20’, 4.3 Mercury inboard motor. 2006 Tahoe trailer. Asking $19,000 obo. Serious inquires only. Call 613-285-7500. Marine Mechanic- stop waiting 2-3 weeks for service, fast turn around. We’ll look at your boat within days. Reasonable rates, 35 years experience. 613-267-3470.

TRAILERS / RV’S 1997 Fleetwood Bounder Class A motor home. 34’, 454 Chevy MH motorhome, 85,000 miles. Asking $26,500/obo. Serious inquires only. 613-285-7500 1998 20’ Sunline trailer, new air cond., new awning, 2 door entrance, double bed, washroom, gas furnace, HWT gas & electric, fridge, new tires, electric jack. Trailer in new condition. $6,500 o.b.o. 613-283-2368.

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1973 Jeep. Handyman’s FARM dream. Rebuilt project. $800. 613-878-2208. 9N Ford Tractor, new motor, new paint job, good 1990 Mazda Miata con- tires, new tire and rim to vertible. Original paint. go with it, $2,250 obo. New top, roll bars, extra 613-259-2411 (evewheels and tires. $5,300. ning/early morning) 613-267-4803. Custom Hay Services. 2003 Pontiac Montana Cut, rake, bale, wrap. AfExt. Van. 1 owner, fordable rates. Manure and 253,000 km (highway). tillage services available as Regular maintenance. Air well. 613-285-6857. conditioning, power, windows, doors, locks, DVD Ford 4630 4x4 loader exc player with headphones. $16,500; Ford 7700 cab Includes winter tires on $8,500; IH 434 loader rims. $2,250.00. $3,950; New Holland 488 613-267-1332. haybine exc. 613-223-6026. 2005 Ford Taurus SE, V6, automatic, 4DR, 144,800 It’s a 685 Case InternaKM’s. Excellent condition. tional tractor, 70 h.p., 4 4 new all season tires, 4 WD, with cab, only 3,600 new winter tires off rims. hrs, 2255 loader 8’ wide, As is, $5,500. 8’ grader, tires 75-80%. 613-267-7497. Location outside Maberly. $19,500. Call for a test Assortment of used tires, drive. 613-268-2222. 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16.5. Summers, all-season and Manuals and Decals. Opsnows. Also used car erators manuals, service parts. Gord 613-257-2498. manuals, parts manuals for tractor engines, impleExcellent Deal! 1998 Pon- ments and heavy equiptiac Transport. 145,000 ment. Roberts Tractor highway km’s. Clean, cer- Manuals. 519-539-0739. tified, e-tested. Runs great! Some rust, looks good. $1,200 firm. Packaged 613-279-1069. Wood Shavings

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2000 5th Wheel Wanderer Glide Lite, 21.5’ with slide out. Fridge/freezer, stove, washroom, A/C, queen bed, includes hitch/hookups. Very clean. 613-273-5378.

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Mortgage Solutions Purchases, Consolidations, Construction. Lower than bank posted rates (OAC) On-Site Private Funds for credit issues, discharged bankrupts and BFS without proven income. Chase Financial 1-613-384-1301 Chase Financial o/b 835289 Ontario Inc. Brokerage License #10876

Norweigian Fjord geld- WANTED TO RENT ings. 7 and 8 years. Halter trained. $1,500 ea. Looking for 1 bedroom apartment in Perth. 613-478-5736. 613-267-4463 after 5:30. Shetland Sheep, 2 ewes and 4 lambs, $500. COMMERCIAL RENT 613-256-1409. St. Jean’s Farrier Ser- Carleton Place, don’t miss, office/commervice. 613-283-1198. cial/industrial space 900, Wanted to buy, horses, 1200 and 3000 sq. ft. Gibcolts and ponies, all types. son Center, 50 Bennett Dr. Contact Bob Perkins at 613-257-5711. (613)342-6030. Prime Commercial Space for lease in downtown PETS Perth, corner of Gore St., and Foster St. 950 sq. ft., 1 male Walker hound large windows for displays pup. 10 months old. Both and light. Call parents excellent hunters, 613-267-6115. on-site. 613-256-2680. Store front retail space. 3 kittens, free. Litter Excellent location, downtrained. Looking for a town Carleton Place, near good family. 8 weeks old. town hall. 613-867-1905. 613-267-0023. Doggie Bed & Breakfast. In-home kennels, grooming, fenced activity park, nature walks. Lorna (613)200-1952 or (613)264-2203.

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1 bedroom apartment on 2nd floor, quiet secured building in downtown TOM’S CUSTOM Perth. Heat, water, fridge and stove included. $630 AIRLESS PAINTING Set your dog free with a per month. References reSpecializing in roof Dogwatch Hidden Fence quired 613-267-4844 9 barn & aluminum/ System. Service and in- a.m.-4 p.m. vinyl siding painting stallation of any system. *30 years experience. 1 ( 8 0 0 ) 6 4 7 - 3 3 0 7 . 1 bedroom available June www.dogwatchontario.ca 1st. $600. Centertown *Screw nailing and Kemptville. References reroof repairs. Siberian Husky pups, 8 quired. 613-264-8439. Insured and Bonded weeks, shots, dewormed, vet checked, blue eyes. 1 bedroom upstairs apt. Free Estimates Parents on site. Central location, Carleton (613)283-8475 613-489-1121 or Place. Fridge and stove in613-794-4959. cluded. First and last months rent and good refLIVESTOCK erences required. $650 FOR RENT plus heat and hydro. No 1 French Canadian Stalpets. 613-257-4627. lion; 1 French Canadian cross 3 year old gelding. 2 bedroom apartment 613-256-2680. available immediately, near arena, Smiths Falls. Heat Billy Royal western sadincluded. $725/month. dle, excellent condition, 613-283-7157. $325. 613-283-9432.

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2 bedroom apartment for rent in Perth. Mature person (couple) preferred. (Note: bed & bath upstairs). Parking included. $675 + utilities. No pets. Walking distance to downtown. Call 613-812-0809. 2 bedroom apt. Smiths Falls. Clean, quiet building. 613-229-1653. 2 Bedroom, Carleton Place $745. Well maintained, clean, quiet apartment building, secure entrance, stove, fridge, parking included,hydro extra, laundry on first floor. 613-294-2076.

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No upcharges, no hidden fees. Staples CARLETON PLACE 613-253-2400 ext 236

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FOR LEASE Space for medically related services in new medical clinic on Elliott St. Perth, ready for occupancy in January 2013. One space of 1000 sq ft or clinic rooms by the half day, day, month or year. Reception services also available. Dr. VanNoppen (613) 267-1600

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Pearl colour / black-gold graphics, 19’ long, 8’4” beam. Mercruiser 240 5.0L EFI, Alpha 1, 355 run hours. Yearly professional service. Complete weather top, tonneau and storage covers. Clarion digital AM/FM, CD player, marine radio, 2 depth finders, S/S propeller and spare (New). Custom Searay black tandem trailer with surge brakes. Too many options/accessories to list. Please no test pilots, serious enquiries only. Reason for selling- interests for the future have changed. Asking $18,500

Almonte, downtown, cute & Interesting 1 bedroom apartment. Fridge, stove, washer & dryer on site, plug-in parking, secure building. Available August 1. Perspective tenants will need impeccable referenc2 bedroom furnished es. $ 575.00/mth + utilities home with access to Otter 613-256-1917 or Lake. Utilities included. No 613-880-6937. pets. $985/mth. 613-283-8387. Almonte- Newly renovated 2 bedroom apartment, 2 bedroom half house, 60 hardwood floor, oak kitchVictoria Ave., Smiths Falls, en, gas fireplace, 5 applioff street parking, no pets, ances. Call 613-256-3152. $750/month plus utilities. 613-283-2266. Apartment for rent. Merrickville 2 bedroom, wash2 bedroom quiet 11 unit er & dryer, 1 bedroom a/c adult building. Hardwood, unit, August 1, no smokceramic, new bathroom ing/pets. $925 + hydro. reno., upstairs, non-smok- Bruce (613)808-6943. ing, no dogs. Heated $795. Aug. 1. 613-285-4001, Ashley Chase Luxury 613-283-0921. Adult apartments overlooking the Tay River, near 2 rooms for rent in home downtown Perth. Air con(Montague Township). 1st ditioning, exercise room, room- ensuite bathroom. entertainment room, li$500/mth. 2nd room- brary, elevator. $400/mth. Includes 613-267-6980. utilities. Available immediately. 613-608-7563. Available Aug. 1, 2013, one bedroom apartment in 2+1 bedroom apt. Down- Almonte. Stove & fridge town, Smiths Falls. Park- included, ensuite storage ing. Fridge, stove, washer, room with washer/dryer dryer, dishwasher. $950 hookup, private balcony. plus hydro. Appointment: Phone 613-256-1582. 613-285-9229. Available immediately. 3 bedroom 2 bathroom Smiths Falls. 1 bedroom home. 125 Riverside Rd., apt. Centrally located. off High St., next to Mis- $715/mth. Heat and water sissippi River, Carleton included, hydro extra. Call Place. Available immedi- 613-229-5708 before 8 ately. 613-612-2727. p.m. 3 bedroom apartment, in Smiths Falls, 5 appliances, newer building, 2 car parking, available immediately. 613-217-1862. 3 bedroom house, South Mountain, $1,000/month plus utilities. No pets, no smoking. First and last required. Available August 1. Call evenings 613-989-3347. 3 bedroom semi-detached house, Carleton Place. Available June 1. Fridge and stove included. Recently renovated. $1125 plus heat & hydro. Good references required plus 1st and last months rent. No pets. 613-257-4627.

Bargain- $895. In Kemptville, older renovated 2 storey house. 2/3 bedroom. 2 bathrooms. Main floor family room and laundry. 613-258-5064. Carleton Place, 3 bedroom, 2 bath Victorian house on park near Miss river, quiet area. $1150 plus utilities. Call or leave message at 613-614-4706. Carleton Place, apartment downtown, stairs, first/last month rent, references, no smoking, no pets. 613-867-1905.

Carleton Place, room with shared accommodation, lower level, central, near hospital. Senior or female 3 Bedroom, semi-de- preferred. $475/month intached located downtown clusive. 613-257-7062. Carp, available July 1st. $875/month. Heat and hy- Central Smiths Falls, dro extra. First, last, refer- ground floor, 1 bedroom ences required. apartment. Fridge, stove, 613-839-8733 Ext:300 parking, heat, hydro in(Paul) cluded. Ideal single or couple. $800/month. $900/month + utilities, 2 613-283-4204. bedroom apt. in Perth near the hospital, fridge, stove, Code Apartments. Smiths laundry room, references, Falls. Spacious, bright, 2 1st & last, view at bedroom in clean, quiet, www.mls.ca MLS# adult building. Fridge, 868851, 613-200-1000. stove, parking, laundry faA must see if you like lots cilities. (613)283-7779. of space. 1/2 double, 3 bedrooms, Smiths Falls. Colonel By Luxury adult First/last rent. Tenant pays apartments. Close to heat (gas) + hydro. Adults, County Fair Mall in no pets. Newly renovated. Smiths Falls. Air condi$ 9 0 0 / m o n t h . tioning, exercise room, party room, library and 613-283-7665. elevator. 613-283-9650. Almonte- 2 bedroom apartment, ground floor, Easton’s Corners, 2 bedSecond level. private entrance, large room. yard, 3 appliances, Fridge, stove, dryer. $700 $1,200/mth, all inclusive. plus hydro. No dogs. Free No pets. Available Aug. satellite. Avail. July 1. 613-283-4514. 1st. Call 613-256-2919. Almonte- 2 bedroom apt. 4 appliances, large yard, parking, private entrance. $1,100/mth. All inclusive. No pets. Available immediately. 613-256-2919.

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Almonte Bachelor Apartment. New solid oak kitchen cupboards, hardwood and ceramic tile floors, bright 3 room. Two appliances, parking included. Hydro and water extra. Available July 1st, $560 month. Quiet building, n o n - s m o k i n g . 613-256-6778. Almonte- Brick House- 2 storey, 3 bedroom, open concept living, large lot with shed/work shop, Installing brand new kitchen. available immediately, Good references, an absolute must. $1,200.00 + utilities. 613-880-6937 or 613-256-1917.

FOR RENT Mississippi Lake Carleton Place. 1 bedroom bungalow. Furnished, seasonal rental or year round lease, furnished or unfurnished. 30 min. to Kanata 15 min. to Perth or Carleton Place. Private lakeside living. Available July 1. 613-253-3120. Newboro beautiful brand new 2 bedroom very private acreage home. Lots of parking. Washer, dryer, water, sewer included. Non-smoking professional couple. $950/mth. 613-267-4449. Osgoode, comfortable, clean, 3 bedroom home with large kitchen, living room, bathroom, washer, dryer, fridge, stove, oil forced air, well and septic, shed, parking for 2 cars. Lease $1,100 monthly plus utilities. 613-826-0569. Perth, 1/2 duplex, available August 1. 3 bedrooms. No pets, nonsmoking. $875/month, heat, hydro extra. Phone 1-613-267-3528. Perth, 2 bedroom, 2nd floor apartment, close to downtown, fridge and stove included. $575 plus utilities. First and last required. 613-264-0002. Perth, 2 bedroom apartment, $700/month. Plus hydro. Clean, secure building. Parking, coin laundry facility. Seniors welcome. 613-925-3046. Perth- 2 bedroom apartment available July 1st in Perth on Sherbrooke Street, $725 + hydro, laundry facilities, parking for 1 vehicle, recently renovated, mature adults preferred, chair lift, references required, No Pets, please contact Stace 613-278-0622. Perth, 2 bedroom apartment in quiet security building. Well looked after. Fridge, stove, parking, balcony. Laundry in building. $795/month plus hydro. No dogs. (613)349-9377. Perth 2 bedroom apt. Available June 1. $675/mth. plus hydro. 613-267-4831 after 5. Perth- 30 Mather St. 2 bedroom apt. $700/mth plus hydro. Available Aug. 1. Laundry facility on site. 613-326-0903. Perth. Available July 1. 2 bedroom apartment in security building. $700/month plus utilities. 613-283-7000. Perth- Gore St (above Home Furniture). Huge 2 bedroom apartment. 10’ ceilings. $775/month plus hydro. Available immediately. 613-894-5210. Room- shared bathroom and kitchen. Mill St., Almonte. $425/mth. First/last. Available immediately. References required. Jason 613-256-8836.

Russell St. W., Smiths Falls. Large 1 bedroom ground floor apt. Heated. Hydro extra. Newly renovated. Available immediElgin: Available July 1, ately. $690/mth. 2013. 1 bedroom, open 613-283-1697. concept, large, 2nd floor apartment, close to stores Small house for rent in and schools. $525 plus Merrickville, available July hydro. Includes stove, 1, 2013. References refridge and parking. Non quired for non-smoker to smoking, abstainers, no rent our charming, atpets. Call 613-387-3308. tached cottage near the river. Fully equipped kitchFranktown area- for stor- en, bathroom, queen bed, age. Single car garage. laundry, A/C, patio, 4 min$100/mth. Loft $75/mth. ute walk to downtown. 613-283-8387. $1,000/month utilities included. No pets. Call GorIn the country, minutes don 613-269-2964. from Perth. Spacious totally renovated 2 bedroom Smiths Falls. 1 bedroom unit, $750/month plus apartment, ground floor, utilities. Available July 1. centrally located, available First and last required. Da- immediately. No pets. No nielle 613-464-3506. smoking. Call Graham 613-283-0865, Large newly renovated 1 bedroom apartment near Smiths Falls. 2 bedroom downtown Perth. Fridge, apt. 2nd floor. Adults only. stove, washer, dryer in- No smoking, no pets. cluded. $750 plus heat and Available immediately. hydro. Call 613-267-6115. Graham (613)283-0865.


Smiths Falls- Carssridge Apartments, 2 b e d r o o m , $1095/month. Available Sept. 1st. Heat, hydro, cable included. Please call 613-283-9650 Smiths Falls large 2 bedroom apartment light and spacious just renovated 3rd floor apartment. Eat-in kitchen with granite counters and stainless steel appliances; brand new bathroom; large living room with picture window; 2 bedrooms; plenty of storage and separate hot water heater. $660 includes parking and laundry facilities. Hydro extra. First, last and 1 year lease. Mature adults only (45+). No Smoking. No dogs. Call 613-283-0322 or 613-283-9685. Smiths Falls, large 2 bedroom apt. Fridge, stove, heat, hydro, parking and laundry included. $850/month. Call Perry at Weagle Realty Ltd. Brokerage 613-284-4191. Smiths Falls, large 2 bedroom ground floor apt. Fridge, stove, heat, hydro, parking and laundry included. $1,100/month. Call Perry at Weagle Realty Ltd. Brokerage 613-284-4191. Smiths Falls, large, newly renovated 1 bedroom 2nd floor apartment; Utilities and parking included. (613)283-5161.

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Indoor storage of all sizes Outdoor storage also available 613-285-5507 Smiths Falls 613-264-0213 Perth

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REGISTERED NURSE – FULL TIME WITH BENEFITS Competition #13-55 Qualifications: x A Registered Nurse with a current certificate of competency from the College of Nurses of Ontario with annual mandatory licensing renewal x Must display departmental and position competencies of Personal Sensitivity/Empathy, Decisiveness, Flexibility/Adaptability, Accuracy & Thoroughness, Teamwork, Development of Self & Others x The ability to work any shifts, be available for short-notice call-ins and to maintain regular attendance is required Compensation: Start - $32.65 x 1 Year - $36.12 x 2 Years - $38.06 x 3 Years - $42.85 x 25 Years - $43.61 Please note, starting salary is adjusted based on proof of relevant past RN experience at the rate of one increment for every year of experience with the exception of the 25 year rate which requires 25 years of experience.

PERSONAL SUPPORT WORKER – PART TIME

The North Lanark Community Health Centre Satellite, a part of Lanark Health and Community Services, requires a Health Information Clerk. Qualifications: Strong computer skills, experience with data entry, experience with data quality improvement, ability to work independently, good organizational skills. Interested individuals should reply in writing by noon on June 28,2013 to:

Competition #13-56 Qualifications: x Personal Support Worker Certificate or equivalent as per O. Reg. 79/10 of the Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007 x Certificate – Food Safety Awareness Program recognized by a Public Health Unit x Must display departmental and position competencies of Personal Sensitivity/Empathy, Flexibility/Adaptability, Teamwork, Integrity, Communication, and Commitment & Perseverance x The ability to work any shifts, be available for short-notice call-ins and to maintain regular attendance is required Compensation: $22.87 - $23.19 per hour. No benefits. All 8-hour shifts and includes a paid lunch time. For complete job descriptions and qualifications, please see the County of Renfrew website at http://www.countyofrenfrew.on.ca/departments/human-resources/unionized-job-descriptions/

Please send your resume, stating applicable competition number, by 4:00 p.m., Thursday, June 27, 2013 to: Human Resources, County of Renfrew 9 International Drive, Pembroke ON K8A 6W5 EMAIL: hrinfo@countyofrenfrew.on.ca (in MS Word or pdf format) Thank you for your interest, however, only applicants considered for an interview will be contacted.

Gentleman looking to meet a lady, 60s or 70s, with driver’s license. 613-267-1566. Overeaters Anonymous 613-264-5158 Room available in Tichborne with male. Female roommate preferred, willing to help with cooking, shopping in exchange for rent. 613-375-6128.

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Lost- gold Claddagh earring. Lost May 20, Perth. Reward! 613-823-6268.

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7 South Point – $349,900 off Golf Club Road (Smiths Falls) This open concept bungalow is move-in ready. 2 bedroom + office on main level has hardwood throughout. Spacious and beautiful foyer. Finished basement, gas fireplace. Large double garage has entrance to kitchen and lower level. 2009 upgrades: Trane Furnace / Central Air (transferrable warranty), New roof, new kitchen, insulation to R55. Lot is just over 1 acre. Check us out at: http://propertyguys.com/ property/index/id/66938 For appointment to view, call 613-284-0927

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Ticketing Agent For: ÊUÊ,Ê/  /-ÊUÊ" 9Ê*  JERSEY BOYS June 27 / July 7 – Ottawa – Excellent Seats Rows A, B, C, D ............ THE WIZARD OF OZ July 3 – Toronto – excellent seats & dinner ....... $169.00 INTERNATIONAL FIREWORKS August 17 – Ottawa - 4 seats left ..... $60.00 STIRLING FESTIVAL – July 24 - “39 STEPS” A Mystery & Comedy in one includes Taste of Country and lunch .............. $89.00 OUTLET MALL – Aug. 23 – Syracuse – Great Fall Sales ....................... $49.00 JOSEPH & THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR COAT August 24 – Sterling – A great family show, includes lunch .................... $89.00 RIDEAU CARLETON CASINO July 2, 10, Aug. 6, 14 – $10 slot play .. $12.83

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(valid until Sept. 30, 2013) Visit our website: www.echotoursandtravel.com Applicable taxes not included 284–2003 or 1-800-667-0210 9 Chambers St., Smiths Falls K7A 2Y2 HELP WANTED

3 bedroom cottage for rent, Adams Lake, $ 1 , 2 0 0 / w e e k . 613-285-9014.

Dental office looking for a Dental Assistant for a 1 year maternity leave. Please fax resume to 613-269-2971.

For rent. Charming cabin perched over beautiful Bass Lake, suitable for 2 people. Near Rideau Ferry, 15 minutes to Perth/Smiths Falls, 50 minutes to Ottawa/Kingston. $600/week. 613-283-6136. MISSISSIPPI LAKE, 1 bedroom, seasonal, lake view, winterized cottage. 613-253-3120 Quiet Adult Campground. All services, near Merrickville, Ontario. Rideau River, Petangue, tennis, fishing, telephone. $1,200 per season. 613-269-4664. Waterfront cottages, excellent fishing, sandy beach, miles of boating. $525/week. Relaxing affordable family fun. Singleton Lake Family Campground. w w w. s i n g l e t o n l a k e . c a 1-855-887-3230

Note: Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Full-time Auto parts dismantler required. Needs experience. Pay range $14-$16/hr. Apply: Dave’s DRIVERS WANTED AZ, Auto Parts, Carp. Fax 613-839-5590. Email: DZ, 3 or 1 with airbrakes: Terrific career opportunity paul@davesautoparts.on.ca with outstanding growth potential to learn how to HELP WANTED!!! locate rail defects using $28.00/HOUR. Undercovnon-destructive testing. er Shoppers Needed To Plus extensive paid travel, Judge Retail And Dining meal allowance, 4 weeks Establishments.Genuine vacation and benefits pkg. Opportunity. PT/FT. ExpeSkills Needed - Ability to rience Not Required. If travel 6 months at a time, You Can Shop - You Are Apply online at www.sper- Qualified! ryrail.com under careers. w w w . M y S h o p p e r Click here to apply, key- Jobs.com word: Driver.

ELECTRICIANS Licensed and registered apprentices with experience in commercial installations. Please send resume to: Box NP c/o the EMC THE EMC - 38 - Thursday, June 20, 2013

Imagine working with an industry leader where excellence in client satisfaction and expertise in our niche market is the standard. DUE TO OUR CONTINUED GROWTH WE ARE LOOKING FOR Full Time and Elect-To-Work Certified Industrial Millwrights, Welders (Mild Steel and Stainless), Fitters Minimum 5 Years’ Experience Required We are looking for results oriented tradespeople who have in-depth knowledge of their trade and who are capable of assuming bottom line responsibilities in the pursuit of excellence and delivery. Our environment is fast paced and results driven. Our team is energetic, intelligent and hardworking. Our company places a high value on establishing a workplace where people are challenged and respected every day.

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Kerri Choffe North Lanark Community Health Centre 207 Robertson Drive Lanark, ON K0G-1K0 Email: kchoffe@nlchc.on.ca

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Are you concerned about someone’s drinking? There is help available for you in AL-ANON/Alateen. Call 613-284-6100, 257-3138, 272-3105, 203-3713, 826-2566, 283-5038.

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Health Information Clerk

Bonnechere Manor, a safe and caring community to live, work and enjoy life.

PERSONAL

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Long Term Care Home

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Upper 2 bedroom. Available July 1. Close to downtown Smiths Falls. $715, hydro extra, heat included. Call 613-229-5708 before 8 p.m.

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Smiths Falls- Small 2 bedroom house. Adults preferred. $700 plus heat and hydro. 613-283-7694. Studio furnished loft apt. Rideau Ferry. Ideal for 1. Utilities included. BBQ, balcony, deck & dock available. $880/mth. Available Aug. 1. 613-267-2091.

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Found, on Bay Road, Lombardy, exercise Thursday June 27, 2013 weight. Describe to identify. 613-283-6879. 2:00 p.m.

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HELP WANTED HELP WANTED! Make $1000 weekly mailing brochures from home! No experience required. Start immediately! www.themailinghub.com Maintenance Person required for Upper Scotch Line Apartment Building. Part-time. Must have a truck. Danielle 613-464-3506.

What’s In It For You

• Health and Dental Benefits • Training and Other Tools and Resources for Success • Advancement Opportunities • Competitive Salary • Profit Sharing APPLY AT: salesandsupport@kilmarnock.ca or fax your resume to: 613-283-8649 no later than July 7, 2013 We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Automotive Parts Person 20-40 hours per week Applicant must: s(AVEPREVIOUSAUTOPARTSRELATEDEXPERIENCE s3TRONGCOMPUTERSKILLS s%FFECTIVECOMMUNICATIONWITHATEAMENVIRONMENT s-USTBEAVAILABLETOWORKEVENINGS DAYSORWEEKENDSHIFTS Please submit your resume to the Main Desk or by mail to: Canadian Tire 45 Dufferin Street, Perth, Ontario, K7H 3A5 Attention: J. Brown

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Smiths Falls, 2 bedroom in heritage stone building. REAL ESTATE $895/month. Heat, hydro, fridge, stove, washer and dryer included. Available i m m e d i a t e l y . Scenic Oxford Mills Property for sale “as is”, 97 Ma613-283-9650. plewood Ave. 1.19 acres, Smiths Falls 2 bedroom 120’ frontage, working upstairs apt. $775. Heat septic, well plus 1000 and hot water included. sq.ft. foundation. Site visiQuiet adult occupied build- tation June 22nd, 1-3 pm. ing. Laundry services on- Offers received by email 97 maplesite. 613-264-9695. wood@gmail.com by 5:00 pm June 29th. Smiths Falls, 3 bedroom apartment, 2nd floor, niceREAL ESTATE ly decorated. Stove, fridge, SERVICES washer, dryer, parking, water, heat included. $775 monthly plus hydro. First Commercial Property for and last required. Available Sale. 2 light industrial buildings on 1.72 acres, July 1. (613)283-0746. located at 1666 9th Line Smiths Falls, available im- Road in Beckwith. For mediately, bachelor apart- more information contact ment, $500/month Rob at includes heat. rob.wallace.grandview @gmail.com 613-283-7000. Rent to Own any home. Smiths Falls. Bachelor Specializing in Ottawa and apartment, available May surrounding areas. Bad 1, no pets, no smoking, credit, No credit. Ok. Derequired, single female preferred. posit Call Graham 613-262-9562 www.ottawarent2own.ca 613-283-0865.

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BROCKVILLE GENERAL HOSPITAL

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

Our Mission: To provide an excellent patient experience – guided by the people we serve, delivered by people who care.

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

Accounting Supervisor Qualifications: College / University Accounting designation CA, CMA, CGA. Candidates must also have a minimum of 5 years experience in a manufacturing environment with emphasis in costing and financial analysis. Skills: Excellent written and verbal skills. Proficient in the use of software; including MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and other spreadsheet systems. Knowledge of Crystal Reporting and Great Plains an asset. Salary commensurate with experience. We provide a comprehensive flex benefit plan along with company paid pension. We thank all applicants, but only those invited to an interview will be contacted.

Brockville General Hospital is a fully accredited multisite facility serving a regional population of up to 96,000 and providing Acute Care, Complex Continuing Care, Rehabilitation and Palliative Care and Acute Mental Health Care services. We are situated on the beautiful St. Lawrence River in the heart of the famous Thousand Islands. Presently we are recruiting for the following opportunities: Full Time Health Records Technician UÊÊÀ>`Õ>ÌiʜvÊ>˜Ê>««ÀœÛi`Êi>Ì…ʘvœÀ“>̈œ˜Ê>˜>}i“i˜ÌÊ program from a recognized college UÊÊ iÀ̈wV>̈œ˜ÊvÀœ“Ê̅iÊ >˜>`ˆ>˜Êi>Ì…ʘvœÀ“>̈œ˜Ê Management Association (CHIMA) UÊʘœÜi`}iʜvÊ̅iÊ*ÕLˆVʜëˆÌ>ÃÊVÌ]Ê

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JOB SUMMARY: Metroland Media (formerly Performance Printing) located in Smiths Falls is accepting resumes for the position of 3rd Press Helper in the Web Department.

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The ideal candidate will have: • A minimum of 1 year related experience • Be a good communicator • Be friendly and cooperative • Have a mechanical aptitude • Have the ability to examine and evaluate detail • Assist with set-up, operation, and maintenance of the web press as directed by the first press operator • Good Health and Safety ethics

Experienced Fixed Operations Manager required for busy (8 Tech, 2 wash bay) Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram service department. This is a great opportunity for a career oriented professional service manager with some knowledge of the parts department to supplement our senior management team.

Specific Responsibilities: • Assist Operators where needed • Learn the paper feeding aspect of the position • Perform various departmental functions • Keep area clean and hazard free • Transport finished product to appropriate departments Job Requirements: • Commitment to quality, productivity and apprentice program • Able to take directions from various press operators • Upon completion of training, should be capable of filling-in for 2nd press operator as required • Retrieve and prepare rolls for production • Good colour comprehension • Effective communication within a team environment • Positive, pro-active behaviour Interested candidates please respond to: Attn: Walter Dubas Fax (613) 283-7480 E-mail wdubas@perfprint.ca This job closes July 3rd, 2013 We thank all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. THE EMC - 39 - Thursday, June 20, 2013

Reporting to the Dealer and General Manager, the new Fixed Operations Manager will oversee current support staff (6 optimistic, motivated and great to work with, staff members), motivate all personnel, customers and factory representatives to provide the absolute best of service to each. Knowledge of warranty procedures, best service practices, parts supply, and future technician training to maintain our Franchise leadership. CL434066_0613

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Job Title: Distribution Supervisor Region: Eastern Ontario Region Department: Distribution – Kingston JOB SUMMARY: To ensure all distributions in assigned geographic areas are delivered in a timely and appropriate manner through training and providing the necessary tools to the carriers. Position Accountabilities: Ensure that all newspapers, inserts and other distributions in a defined area are properly delivered in a timely fashion • Recruit, hire and train carriers according to the standards as applied by the Regional Director of Distribution • Develop an ongoing relationship with carriers; clearly communicating instructions and maintaining accurate records of all carrier contact • Maintain all records concerning carriers and routes including financial records and complaints. • Maintain sufficient carrier waiting lists or establishes new ones. • Address customer concerns in a helpful and timely manner; to follow up with concerns with carriers and ensure that concerns are resolved. • Provide data for the carrier payroll • Ensure downed routes receive delivery (i.e. through delivery by adult carriers). Verify delivery in geographical area via door to door checks or GPS verification system along with problem delivery resolution Competencies, Skills and Experience Competencies: Action Oriented • Customer Focus • Drive for Results • Learning on the Fly • Problem Solving • Time Management • Computer literacy • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills • Strong organization skills • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to meet deadlines • Ability to work as a team Previous customer service experience – Secondary School diploma or equivalent – Valid driver’s license and good driving record. All candidates under consideration must complete a background screening. Interested and qualified candidates should forward their resume and cover letter to the attention of Gregory Esnard at Gregory.esnard@metroland.com no later than June 28th, 2013. Job Category: Administrative/Clerical; Warehouse; Customer Service/Client Care

3 years US Experience needed Experience in Agricultural & Industrial Equipment an asset Please fax resume to: 613-258-2095 Email: noorttrucking@ripnet.com Job PosƟng

Please submit your resume on or before July 5, 2013 to: Human Resources, Brockville General Hospital, 75 Charles Street, Brockville, ON K6V 1S8 fax: 613-345-8305 or email: careers@bgh-on.ca

No telephone inquiries please Please forward resume to: Magellan Aerospace, Haley 634 Magnesium Road Haley, Ontario Canada K0J 1Y0 Fax: (613-432-0743) Email: jobs.haley@magellan.aero

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An exceptional remuneration package with benefits, paid vacation and the opportunity to make a difference as we continue to grow, will reward the successful candidate. Apply in the first instance to our interim General Manager; by e-mail only please to rogernickerson@sympatico.ca. We thank all applicants and will contact appropriate applicants for the initial interview process.

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DICA Electronics Ltd, a Carleton Place company, is looking for a motivated and well organized Administrative Assistant for a one-year maternity leave contract. Reporting to the OfďŹ ce Manager, this role includes answering phones, general reception and administrative support. The successful candidate will possess a High School diploma and have some clerical experience.

Should be familiar with streets and surrounding roads. Top of the industry remuneration paid. Excellent supplemental income for semi-retired and retired persons. Please call Brett

at 613-283-5555.

Resumes should be e-mailed to careers@dica.ca Deadline for submission is June 28. Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

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With over 20 years experience, RB Heating ClimateCare stands out as the premier provider of residential heating and cooling systems. We offer excellent compensation, comprehensive benefits, an outstanding work environment/culture, and much more!

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Now Hiring AZ or Class 1 Licensed Drivers To travel in U.S. Agree to apply for Fast Card Clean abstract and CVOR Paid orientation Well maintained equipment Will work with home time Email: careers@travelers.ca

Installer must supply own vehicle, valid driverâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s license, tools, ladders, consumables, vehicle insurance, etc. Potential for income between $50,000.00 to $80,000.00 yearly + bonuses. Evening and weekend shifts required.

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Man with truck will pick up garbage, cut small trees or brush, etc. Reasonable. (613)267-4129. M&K Renovations looking for jobs: Siding, decking, fencing, drywall, painting, laminated floors, windows, doors. Call Mike for quote, 613-259-2446. Mowing Service- Rough cut, bush hog, yards or acreage. 613-229-2231 bhyndmans2@yahoo.ca

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The Shipwreck Restaurant located on the Rideau Lake in Rideau Ferry is now hiring a large amount of summer staff. Part-time and full-time positions available. 613-285-7763

PAULâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S MASONRY BUILDING AND REPAIRS Heritage Stone, Brick and Block Footings, Foundations, Concrete Finishing, Log Chinking and Chimney Sweeping Will go anywhere! PAUL WARRINGTON 268-2394

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Hiring all kitchen positions.

Please visit our website to apply and for a full job description:

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Interlocking brick, roofing and cedar-rail fencing. 20 years experience. You set the price, and Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll do the work. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s that simple!! Call Robert 613-206-1897.

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The ideal Installer will have 3 years experience, G2 license and a valid driverâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s license.

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Certified Mason. 12 years experience. Chimney repair, restoration, parging, repointing. Brick, block and stone. Small/big job specialist. Free estimates. 613-250-0290.

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School Bus Drivers Wanted. Flexible part-time, free training, competitive wage. Premier Bus Lines. (613)253-8863. Sundari Day Spa is looking for an Esthetician to complement their staff! Are you a hardworking, reliable individual looking for employment? We can offer you; an engaging work environment; full-time employment for the summer with opportunity for part-time in the fall; fixed days off. For more information or to apply, please contact: Susan Jileli: 613-273-8799. Email:

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

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Position available for licenced hair stylist for growing business in Carleton Place. New and exciting work atmosphere. Please contact Kim 613-229-8110.

At the spa: 2 Bedford St., Westport, ON. Check us out at; sundaridayspa.com

Resumes should be e-mailed to careers@dica.ca, deadline for submission is July 5, 2013. Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

Apply in the ďŹ rst instance to our interim General Manager; by e-mail only please to: rogernickerson@sympatico.ca.

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Experienced accounting clerk required for busy Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram accounting department.

An exceptional remuneration package with beneďŹ ts, paid vacation and the opportunity to make a difference as we continue to grow, will reward the successful candidate.

Access Taxi requires Full and Part-Time drivers for Smiths Falls

DICA Electronics Ltd, located in Carleton Place, is seeking QualiďŹ ed SMT Operators. Duties will include setup and operation of Automated Assembly Equipment and troubleshooting of equipment and processes.

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Reporting to the OfďŹ ce Manager, the new accounting clerk will work independently under supervision, to implement internal practices and processes to maintain our Franchise leadership.

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Professional & Reliable Movers - 2 Men & 17â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Cube $95/hr, 2 Men & 16â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Refrigerated Cube Van $95 hr + Fuel Surcharge, 3 Men & 25â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Moving Van $125/hr -Call to Book your Move 613-284-8281.

Window Washing Wizards, Commercial and Residential. No job too big or too small. 613-264-6115. window washingwizards@hotmail .com

5 Morningside Dr., off Brockville Hwy. Sat. June 22, Sun. June 23. 8-2. Lots of baby/toddler clothes and toys as well as furniture, books, tools, CDs, DVDs, etc.

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Rogerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Affordable Handy- BUSINESS SERVICES man Service. Reasonable rates. Indoor/outdoor jobs, Steveâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Roofing 14 years painting included. Call experience, Excellent (613)267-1183. workmanship, 10 year written warranty, Call Send A Load to the dump, Steve for a free estimate cheap. Clean up clutter, 613-552-9471. garage sale leftovers or leaf and yard waste. GARAGE SALE/ 613-256-4613. FLEA MARKET

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2nd annual charity garage sale, Saturday, June 22, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. 4 Cranberry Cres., Kemptville, Rain or shine. 371 Stone Rd., Smiths Falls (Just off Hwy 43 across from Meadow Lane) Saturday, June 22 (8-3).

Request for Proposals are invited for the following: Conversion from Electricity to Natural Gas Heating Locations: t1BSLMBOE$PVSU4NJUIT'BMMT 0OUBSJP 3'1%PDVNBOUTBSFBWBJMBCMFBUUIFBEESFTTMJTUFECFMPX 'PSBEEJUJPOBMJOGPSNBUJPOQMFBTFDBMMPS5PMM 'SFF Sealed proposals will be received by the Lanark County Housing Corporation, 52 Abbott St. N. Unit #4, Smiths Falls, Ontario, K7A 1W3 until 11:00 A.M., Friday July 5, 2013. 5IFSFXJMMCFOPQVCMJDPQFOJOHPGUIFQSPQPTBMT -PXFTUPSBOZCJEOPUOFDFTTBSJMZBDDFQUFE Lanark County Housing Corporation provides quality affordable housing. We work with our tenants, stakeholders and community partners to build healthy, safe and sustainable communities. Telephone (613) 283-2555 Toll-free 1-800-267-1313 Fax (613) 283-5420 CL429331_0620

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Everything must go! Saturday, June 22nd, rain or shine. 26 Salmon Side Rd., Unit 210, Smiths Falls. Follow the arrows.

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Gigantic yard sale. Sat. June 22, 8 a.m. 2110 Scotchline Rd., Perth (Country Carpet). Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s clothing, toys, books, bikes, household items, furniture, sports equipment. Huge Fundraising garage sale for the C.P. Shooters Soccer Team. Saturday, June 22, 36 Prime Place, Carleton Place. Rain/Shine. Huge yard sale, portable kerosene heater (new), dryer, treadmill, furniture, childâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s John Deere bike with training wheels, fishing gear, propane construction heater, and estate items. Bring your loonies and toonies. 419 Townline West, Carleton Place, 8 a.m. Saturday, June 22. June 20, 21, and 22. 457 High St., Carleton Place. Property sold, everything must go. Hope to see you under the tent!

June 22 (7-2), 88 Stephen St., Smiths Falls. Household items, 2 small wood b o o k s h e l v e s , PS2/PS3/XBox 360 games, Nintendo DS system w/games, plus size clothes, both new or like new, misc items. June 28 & 29, Beveridge Locks, follow signs from Port Elmsley. Patio set, BBQ, Birdâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Eye Maple night stand, copper washtub, fishing equipment, canoe, garden trailer, bar fridge, small freezer, power washer, air conditioner, chain saw, golf clubs, water pump, bicycles, electric treadmill, housewares. 613-267-7740 June 29, 8-2 p.m. Furniture, household items, knick-knacks, golf clubs, some antiques, and more. 905 Maple Hill Road, Oxford Station. Lots of tools, household items, exercise equipment, garden tools. Saturday, June 22nd & June 29th, 8noon. 707 Cuckooâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Nest Rd. 3kmâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s from Franktown, off Richmond Rd. Massive moving sale, multi-family- tons of baby clothes, household items, tools. Sat. June 22, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. 1058 Drummond Conc. 1, Perth. Great prices, everything must go! Moving sale. Workout equipment, womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s clothing, dirt bike, 4 wheeler, PS2 with games, many more items. Saturday and Sunday, June 22 and 23. 8-4. 680 Kitley Line 3, Jasper.


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Moving/yard sale. June 22-23. 454 Hwy. 15, 5 km. south of Smiths Falls. 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

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â&#x20AC;&#x153;Call or email to Book Your Auction Todayâ&#x20AC;? Thursday June 20, 2013 - Evening Consignment Auction. Auction Starts at 5 PM (Preview from 4 pm). 182 Glenview Road, Smiths Falls (Drummond North Elmsley Twp.). Antique Glass, Advertising, Antique & Contemporary Furniture & More! Sunday June 23, 2013 - Chattel Auction For Jack Roberts. Auction Starts at 10 am (Preview from 9 am). 304 Kelly Jordan Road, Smiths Falls (Montague). From Smiths Falls take Hwy 15 N & turn right on Kelly Jordan Road. 1989 Ford Class C motorhome fully equipped needs minor repair- runs well, gas snow blower, large quantity of wood working & mechanical tools, end tables, 2 piece china cabinet, Waterfall china cabinet, hallway mirror & matching table, outdoor patio style furniture, Cross & Olive crystal, Pinwheel crystal, 10 place dinnerware service, silverware in chest, tea pot sets, marble eggs, antique dishes, oil lamps, selection of quilting & sewing items, selection of new & AS NEW small kitchen appliance, Agot pans, bird feeders, fans, household linens, lawn chairs, clothes dryer, weed eaters, lawn blower, large assortment of hand tools, ATV ramps, Work Mates, jacks, step ladders, doors, ropes, scroll saw, drill press, battery chargers, brand new tools, old Smiths Falls calendar, drill sets in cases, selection of cordless tools, small portable air compressor, mechanics work lights, brand new foam floor roll, 2000 Lb utility winch brand new in box, routers, rope, brooms, car ramps, floor jacks, utility lawn cart, mosquito zapper, shovels & assorted implements, aluminum lawn chairs, snow rake, outdoor lattice, assorted planters, assorted nuts & bolts, nails & screws etc, table saw, chop Saw, assorted wood & trim, 10â&#x20AC;? table saws, electric sanders, vice, scroll saws, rollers, wheels & axel, screens for sunroom, white side by side fridge, chest freezer, wood park bench, outdoor lawn & garden collectibles & effects, cream separator, steel frame hammock, wooden outdoor wind mill. Please plan on a very Large Auction Sale! Wednesday June 26, 2013 - Real Estate Auction @ 6 PM SHARP!

2127 2nd Con C Lanark (In the Village of Hopetown). Friday June 28, 2013 & Saturday June 29, 2013 - Open House Dates For Upcoming Real Estate Auction

304 Kelly Jordan Road, Smiths Falls (Montague Township). Auctioneers will be on site Friday June 28, 4-7 PM & Saturday June 29th, 1-4 PM to show you this property. This home is being sold with an Extremely Reasonable Reserve Bid. Sunday June 30, 2013 - Indoor Estate & Consignment Auction. Auction Starts at 10 am (Preview from 9 am) - At our Indoor Auction Hall 182 Glenview Road, Smiths Falls (Drummond North Elmsley if using GPS or Mapquest). Now Accepting Quality Consignments of Household, Antiques, Art & More! Call or email if you would like to sell something in this Auction. WHAT WE DO: Auctions, Appraisals, Brand New Bed Sales, Moving & Trucking Services. CL434046/0620

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Dan Peters CPPA Auctioneer & Certified Appraiser Amanda Todd CPPA Auctioneer & Certified Appraiser (613) 284-8281 or Auction Hall (613) 284-1234 email: info@danpetersauction.com Website: www.danpetersauction.com

FOR Mrs. Mildred Ribbink Saturday, June 22 @ 10 a.m. #1244 Drummond Conc. 1, Perth Selling: Handicap Chair Lift for Stairs, Antiques, Collectibles, Household, Charlie McCarthy doll, Poulan Pro 2042 riding mower plus more

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Multi Family Yard Sale June 22nd at 242 Percy Street, Smiths Falls 8:00 am-2:00 pm with antiques, collectibles, furniture, tools, childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Items and then some.

REAL ESTATE AUCTION at 323 Clyde Forks Rd., Lanark, ON K0G 1K0 on Mon., June 24/13 @ 6 pm

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Murrayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Furniture & Flea Market. Open 6 Days a week. Closed Mondays. 525 High St., Carleton Place. 613-253-1804. Antiques, Toys, Collectibles, Jewellery & More.

AUCTION SALE for David and Elizabeth Snowdon Travel north of North Augusta on County Road 15 to Land O Nod Road then east to Pioneer Road and left or travel south of Merrickville on County Road 15 and left on Carleys Corners Road then right on Snowdons Corners Road to 485 Pioneer Road. SATURDAY, JUNE 22 - 10:00 A.M. Tractors and Farm Related: M.F. 65 diesel; Farmall Super M; A.C. 40 hp tractor with loader; M.F. plow; Bush Hog discs; Krause discs; Cultivator; N.I. round baler; Manure spreader; Gravity wagon; Hay/grain elevator; Wood splitter; Generators; Two horse gooseneck trailer; Two horse bumper trailer; Cattle trailer; Pony show cart; Other horse related items; Grind stone; Round bale feeders; Milk cans; Platform scales; Farm gates; Coverall frame; 1953 outboard motor; Table saw; Radial arm saw; Wood planer; Tools; Household Effects and Antiques: Oak diningroom table; China cabinet; Assorted antique chairs; Spool couch; Dressers; Washstand; Trunks; Spinning wheel; Spittoon; China; Pine cabinet; Butter churn; Pine harvest table; Stove; Bar fridge; Upright freezer; Childs â&#x20AC;&#x153;Auto Wheelâ&#x20AC;? wagon; For full listing, please visit www.theauctionfever.com. For further information, please contact the proprietors at 613-269-4818. TERMS: CASH or APPROVED CHEQUE with PROPER I.D. Auctioneer: James Cooper 613-652-4145

~ Selling 2 Properties as 1 ~ ~ Perfect Family Year-Round Home or Retreat ~ Property 1 - Great environment for relaxation & simple pleasures. Snuggled along the Clyde River, giving you recreational privileges to numerous lakes plus access to the K&P trail/Crown land. Providing all of the comforts of home in this 3 bedroom, 4 pce bath, oversized oak kitchen with separate dining/games area. Additional dining & TV rooms. Wrap-around screened in porch. Solid, usable, framed barn. 100 amp service on breakers. 6 yr old F/A oil furnace. Inside/outside cellar access. Recent renos incl. new windows (all but 4) & roof. On well & septic. Surveyed irregular lot size w/ 107â&#x20AC;&#x2122; frontage (+/-). Taxes $1600.00 (+/-). Property 2 - Surveyed vacant land irregular lot size w/ 146â&#x20AC;&#x2122; frontage (+/-). Taxes $240.00 (+/-). Please note, auctioning 2 properties as 1. For private viewing, terms & conditions, please call our office at 613-267-6027. CL426394_0606

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

BOATS, TRAILERS, MACHINERY & ANTIQUES AUCTION For the Estate of Cory Arbour of Ottawa & David Willson of Westport to be held at Hands Auction Hall, Perth Ontario 3 miles east of Perth on County Rd # 10 K7H 3C3

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Multi-family. Sat. June 22. 8-2. Lee Cres., off 10th Line Beckwith. 195-55R15 tires, clarinet, exercise bike, something for everyone.

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on Sat., June 22/13 @ 10 am 15â&#x20AC;&#x2122; steel Ultra Craft jon boat w/ live well steering column controls, as new. 2010 20â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Misty Harbor pontoon boat w/ 2008 Evinrude e-tech 40hp motor. 14â&#x20AC;&#x2122; aluminum fishing boat w/ Suzuki 4 stroke 9.9 outboard motor. Springbok 16â&#x20AC;&#x2122; aluminum boat w/ 40hp Johnson outboard motor & trailer. Aluminum CIRcraft boat w/ v4 Evinrude motor & trailer. Force 35hp outboard motor. 21â&#x20AC;&#x2122; SeaRay boat w/ inboard outboard boat w/ trailer circa 1980. 15â&#x20AC;&#x2122; boat trailer. Two single axle Belmont trailers, new (1 6x12 & 1 5x10). 5â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Agrotrend rotary cutter. Cub cadet 109 hydrostatic garden tractor w/ 4 attachments. Roper 16hp riding lawn mower. 25hp Kohler motor. Coleman 2500w generator. T.G. 3000w generator. Gas pressure washer. M.B.W. gas compactor. 9hp Simplicity rear tang tiller. 2 cement mixers w/ electric motors. Air sandblaster. 12â&#x20AC;? Makita thickness planer. Qty of hand & power tools. McCullough Mac 15 chainsaw & others. Wellmate 75 welder. Cant hook. 2 modern black lacquer distressed jam cupboards. Two door cupboard. Refinished 4â&#x20AC;&#x2122; ash harvest table. Mahogany 3 sectional bookcase. Refinished princess dresser. Refinished wash stand. Ant. pine refinished blanket box. Pine cradle. Childâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s wicker rocker. Balloon back chair. Modern set of chairs. Modern china cabinet. Newer side board. Modern pine cupboard. Single bed. 5 pce maple kitchen set. Open washstand. Ant. dining room table. Chippendale bookcase. Rocking chairs. Ant. hall table. Patio furniture. Gingerbread clock. Chest of silver flatware. Doll carriage. Wooden decoy. Oak barrel. Stand, table & ceiling lights. Register grates. Cast iron pots. Cast iron cooler. Dash churn & crocks. Ant. camera. Birdcage. Wood plane. Copper boiler. Scrub boards. Ant. boxes. Fern stand. Wooden trunk. Wire egg basket. Pictures & frames. Ant. dishes. & many articles too numerous to list. Just in time for Summer, good selection of boats & trailers, plus good furniture. Bring a lawnchair & participate in the bidding

REAL ESTATE ANTIQUE & HOUSEHOLD AUCTION for Elvira Powell Estate to be held @ 35 Condie St., Smiths Falls, ON K7A 2T3 on Sat., July 6/13 @ 10 am Property to be auctioned @ 11 am

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~ Calling All Investors ~ ~ Excellent Income Potential ~ Charming brick bungalow located on quiet street in Smiths Falls, ON. Property has paved driveway w/ drive through garage. Spacious back yard w/ fenced dog run & steel garden shed. Front entrance opens into large living room leading to galley kitchen. 3 pce bath w/ new Safestep walk-in tub. Original 2 bedroom home joined to addition in dining/sitting room adding 2 large bedrooms, entrance to side deck & enclosed staircase to attic for lots of extra storage. Basement w/ 2 separate entrances easily accommodates income generating apartment featuring large eat-in kitchen, 3 pce bath, bedroom w/ large window, rec room complete w/ wet bar & gas fireplace, plus separate utility/storage room w/ laundry hook up, cold room, 200 amp service on breakers, natural gas furnace w/ baseboard backup & rented hot water tank. Home has alarm system, central air & vac. Taxes: $3,075.10+/-. For private viewing, terms & conditions, please call our office at 613-267-6027.

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Terms on chattels: Cash, Cheque, Debit, Visa, M/C Catering. Be on time, not a large auction.

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Sat. & Sun., June 22 & 23, 9 a.m-3 p.m. Lots of household goods, electronics, furniture, PS3 games. Property Managerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s special sales! 18 River St., Smiths Falls. Saturday and Sunday, June 22 and 23. 10890 Van Camp Road, Mountain. Follow signs. Antiques and collectibles. Saturday and Sunday, June 22 and 23, 8-4, 935 Kitley Line 3, Jasper. 2-tier organ (good shape), fridge, furniture, dishes, misc household, etc. Saturday, June 29th, (8 am-5 pm), 15 Carleton St, Newboro, Ont. Huge huge huge yard sale!!!! Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t miss out.... everything and anything will be sold. Antiques, collectibles, and much much more. Fill your pockets with toonies and loonies and come on out. You wonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t be disappointed!!!!! Storage Unit Sale. June 22nd, 9 a.m-1p.m. 333 Townline Rd., East, Carleton Place, Victorio Complex, My Self Storage. Storage unit #â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s H5 & H10. Furniture in excellent condition, house wares, clothing, art supplies. Units need to be emptied! Wanted Vendors for Lower Reach Park (Smiths Falls) on Canada Day. No fee. Table and chair provided. Contact: Jackie Staples 613-284-6713 or jackie.staples1@gmail.com. All Welcome! Yard Sale June 22 & 23, 8 am-4 pm. 36 Smith Rd, Oxford Station, K0G 1T0. Ladies clothes, tea set, furniture, lawn sweeper, kitchen gadgets. All kinds of goodies! Coffee will be provided!!

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Merrickville Community Centre 106 Read St., Merrickville

Sat. June 22, 2013, 9:30 a.m. Preview 8:30-9:30 a.m.

Rare Ontario Milk Bottles, Ross Butler reprint, Walnut Secretary/bookcase c 1850, Oak Barrister cases, Eastlake bedroom, French Provincial Bedroom set, Sklar Peppler Dining roomset, Pine emporium bedroom set, Retro designer leather chairs, Oil lamps, Books, coins, stamps, Military, railroad and crime scene photo collection, VERY RARE CG-16 Machine Gun camera, 100’s of advertising tins Honey & Syrup, Diecast toys, Matchbox & Dinky etc, Murray 30” and Toro 46 “ Lawn tractors, 5600 watt Generator as new, Toro 10hp/29 Snowblower new. Antique tool collection, Coca Cola collectibles Royal Doulton, crystal and good glass and a whole lot more. Visit our website to view 300+ photos of items in this auction @ www.colinlatreilleauctions.ca

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AUCTIONS R US Saturday June 22 2013 4988 Hwy 43 Port Elmsley, ON 10am sharp, viewing at 9am Directions from Smiths Falls take Hwy 43 west to Port Elmsley, follow signs. Directions from Perth, take Hwy 43 east to Port Elmsley, follow signs. Directions from Ottawa, take Hwy 417 west to Carleton Place, follow Hwy 7 turning south on Hwy 15. Continue to Smiths Falls; turn right on Hwy 43 (Cornelia Street). Take Hwy 43 west to Port Elmsley, follow signs. Household furniture includes tables, lamps, chairs, dressers, 50” floor tv, Dishes, clocks, mirrors, cutlery, artwork, antique frames, glassware, sewing box, storage box. Household appliances. Outdoor and power equipment, electric snow blower, electric hedge trimmer, table saw, wheel barrows, air compressor, shop vac, whipper snipper, lawn sweeper, chainsaw, antique crosscut saws, shovels, axes, antique gas cans, ski carrier, golf clubs, gun cabinet, inflatable raft, eagle fish finder, natural gas pool heater, and much more. For full listing and photos, Visit www.auctions-r-us.ca For questions call 613-253-1863 Terms: Cash or Cheque with Proper I.D

Sunday, June 23rd at 1:00 p.m. In memory of Paul Yurkowski (well known Elgin barber, owner of Junk & Jems Shop) To be held at 8236 Cty Rd 21 (Throoptown Rd) North Augusta (off Cty Rd 15) Just south east of Woody’s Bar & Grill Consisting of: antique oil lamps, 2500 Watt generator, Coke memorabilia, ant. Washstand, tea Wades, household furniture, Mountain bike (new), old calendars (Spencerville, Brockville), CPR & CNR lanterns, Tyco train set, Air Force buttons & crests, school bell, old systern pump, Lead animals, collectables, weed eaters, Jewellery, drop leaf table, collector plates, branch trimmer, variety of car parts (grill, tail lights, etc.) wooden duck decoys, accordion, wrestling figurines, plus much much more. Auctioneer’s note: sale is in memory of Paul Yurkowski. He was a great man and will be missed by all. Plan to attend. Canteen www.facebook.com/townncountryauctions Town n Country Auction Service Auctioneer: Reynolds VanderVelde 613-926-0512

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AUCTION SALE SAT, JUNE 29/13 @ 10:00 AM PREVIEW @ 9:00 AM TO SETTLE THE ESTATE OF MRS. GRACE DILLABAUGH # 966 Townline Rd, Kemptville Directions: From Ottawa, south on 416 highway, take exit 24, to County road 20, turn left to County road 44, turn right, to first left on to county road 20 to auction site. Follow the auction signs! Antiques & Collectibles: to include old autographed photos, antique furniture, local advertising items, early print books, tin toys by Marx Co. Tonka, Ertl & others, large collection of vintage costume jewellery, Bernia sewing machine, model # 1530, assortment of sewing supplies & materials. Shop tools, power equipment, hand tools, lawn & garden items… As new Dyson Stowaway vacuum cleaner & Blu-Sens 42” flat screen, as new furniture & misc. household etc… Auctioneer’s Note: This sale features many well cared for items & a wide variety of merchandise, something for everyone, not all items listed. See you there! For a more detailed list w/ photos go to www.theauctionfever.com Auctioneer or Owner not responsible for lost, stolen damaged articles, Accidents day of sale. Canteen available Terms: Cash or Chq w/ Photo I.D. as is. No Buyers Premium All announcements day of sale takes precedence over all printed matter. To book your sale call: CL424607_0620

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EMC News – The annual celebration of arts, heritage and culture, Doors Open, took over Smiths Falls Sunday, June 9. Nineteen sites opened their doors to give the public an opportunity to explore. Left, at the Rideau Environmental Action League (REAL), tours were offered of the organization’s garden and grounds, as well as the store. Above, on Russell St., artists previewing the Art Journey studio tour, held June 15 and 16, showcasing their works.

Reader provides positive feedback for Car Counselor EMC Lifestyle - It was nice to get some good news follow-up from a reader. “Dear Mr. Turner, I contacted you a year or so ago regarding the failure of the ball joints and tie-rod ends of my 2007 Jeep Patriot after only 60 kilometres. The repair price quoted by my dealership Dodge was very steep - some $1,500. I was able to find a reputable shop that did it for $1,100, the main difference being higher labour costs at the dealer. The staff at the latter told me that since my warranty was expired, there was no way they could reduce the price. You advised that I should have gone directly to the general manager of the dealership and it is likely that some accommodation could have been achieved. An opportunity arose recently for me to reopen the file, this time with the Dealer Principal of Southbank, Mr. Guy Parker. I am happy to say that he agreed to a settlement in the spirit of what you described as a “goodwill request.” It is not a perfect solution, but fair under the circumstances. This action has restored my confidence in Southbank Dodge and my original assessment of it as an outstanding dealership. In this respect, Mr. Parker reflects that high esteem. In closing, I thank you for your valuable advice.” Best regards, Sean Henry Ottawa Some wheels move slowly but at least in the right direction. Vehicle maintenance requirements as recommended by automakers have changed much in the last few years. Car companies of almost every stripe have stretched intervals in terms of time and mileage. And other than fluid and filter changes and the odd spark plug replacement, there is very little detail as to various other systems and components of very complex machinery other than the word ‘inspect’. While vehicle technology has greatly progressed to improve efficiencies, performance, safety, and comfort, there are still many areas of today’s vehicle that carry designs unchanged much from decades ago. Vehicle brakes, steering, and suspension components like many other things THE EMC - 43 - Thursday, June 20, 2013

ponents and what you can and can’t get away with in terms of maintenance and regular inspections.

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found attached to the lower extremities of an auto for example, are still subject to the same road risks as in years past, and in some cases due to road maintenance cutbacks and lighter weight car materials, these wearable-as-ever parts see greater risks than their automotive ancestors. If this is the case, and from my 35 years of counter-service it is, one might ask why carmakers don’t provide more stringent or detailed maintenance schedules. The answer is competition. It’s all about promoting any edge your product may have over the competition. And in the case of routine maintenance costs: the lower the better. But are we saving ourselves any money and time and inconvenience by stretching things out? Having a bit of lube here or a little rust-grinding there, or an adjustment anywhere (required) can be a cost effective way of operating any vehicle subjected to the daily and seasonal onslaughts that Canadians put their cars through. Not to mention keeping it and its occupants safe. How to know we’re doing enough or not (or even too much) becomes the question(s). Unless we want to take the time to learn and to do our own inspections, the answer is in developing a solid and continual automotive business relationship with a qualified and trusted service provider. It doesn’t mean blindly following every suggestion, but asking questions when services are recommended, such as: will it save me money in the long run? Or what are the risks in putting this off? Good service consultants are pleased to help answer questions, because, if they keep their customers educated and up to date on their vehicles’ needs, it leads to repeat business and increased referrals. In future columns, when space permits (after all, your letters and questions are priority one), I’ll delve into various vehicle systems and com-

Video contest results The Ontario Ministry of Transportation recently sponsored a video contest for youth to deliver the message about the risks of distracted driving. The ‘No Regrets Is it Worth It?’ contest brought in some great creations and you can see the top three on youtube.com (click on or cut and paste the links below. These videos compassionately deliver a message that we all need to understand. First place - $3,000 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lRXoPGJpRIE Second place - $1,500 http://www. youtube.com/watch?v=_HEP2PyO3LM Third place - $500 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lc3s4xvVfCM On Sunday, June 23 the Ottawa Jaguar Club hosts its Annual Concours/ Jaguar Day at the Canada Museum of Space and Aviation. This is a family day for selected European Car Clubs/ Marques. Visitors are welcome to view the cars-Porsche, Mercedes Benz, BMW, Jaguar, Ferrari, Alfa Romeo and perhaps other marques belonging to invited club members. Watch the Ottawa Jaguar Club website for details at www. ottawajaguarclub.com. And on the same Sunday the Carleton Place Car Show rolls into Riverside Park on the banks of the Mississippi in Carleton Place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This show gets bigger and better every year, so come on out. Refreshments will be available and a large merchanttent street will have lots of memorabilia for sale. If you have any questions, opinions, or stories on anything automotive please drop me a line, [By email to emc@ perfprint.ca or directly to bjoeturner@ hotmail.com listing ‘Question for the Car Counselor’ on the subject line or by post to Record News Communications, 5 Lorne St., P.O. Box 158, Smiths Falls, Ont. K7A 4T1]. When using regular mail, please supply a phone number if you seek direct contact (due to volume I can’t always promise replies). Yours in service Brian Turner


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KEMPTVILLE Almonte & District Horticultural Society meeting, Monday, June 24, 7:30 pm at Cornerstone Community Church. Joanne Smith of Brantim Garden Centre speaks on “Containers for drought-tolerant plants”. Flower & Photography Show. (613)257-7155. Almonte General Hospital/Fairview Manor- Annual Strawberry Social. June 25, 2-4 p.m. Civitan Hall. Silent auction. Tickets at door. Augusta Street Park Community Committee live music concerts in July (all 5 Wednesdays). Augusta Park. 6 p.m. BBQ July 3, 17, 31 by Almonte Civitan Club. Potluck July 10, 24. Horse pulling contest, Saturday, June 22, at the Almonte Fair Grounds. Sponsored by the North Lanark Agricultural Society, starting at 6 p.m. Info: James Purdy 613-256-1665. Mills’ Seniors Services, Golden Oldies Lunch, Thursday, June 27 at the Mills office, 67 Industrial Dr. Transportation with entertainment provided by the Troubadours from Ottawa. Call 613-256-4700 to reserve. Mills’ Seniors Services, Home Support Hikers, Hike at Purdon Bog. Wednesday, June 26. Enjoy a hike and a picnic lunch. Call to reserve your seat on the bus 613256-4700. Mills’ Seniors Services, Parkinson’s Support Group. Monday, June 26, 7-9 p.m. at the Mills’ office, 67 Industrial Drive. Call to register 613-256-4700. Meetings take place the last Monday of the month. Mills’ Seniors Services, Picnic at a Cottage on Lake, Wednesday, July 3. Call 613-256-4700 to reserve your seat on the bus. Monthly challenging discussions on faith & life. Sunday, June 23, 6 p.m “Why is the church responsible for so much injustice and filled with hypocrites?” Hillside Reformed Presbyterian Church, 273 Almonte St. 613-791-4811. Yard Sale- Civitan Hall, Sat. June 22, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Fundraiser for the refurbishing of Almonte Post Office Murals. Gently loved items, new crafts, some baking.

Adult Bereavement Group, Wednesday, June 26, 1:30-3:30 p.m Waterside Retirement Residence, 105 McNeely Rd., Carleton Place. Contact Rebecca Bowie 613-267-6400. Auditions for Mississippi Mudds fall pantomine production of Humbug, Carleton Place Town Hall, 175 Bridge St, Saturday, June 22. Info session begins at 10 a.m. Rehearsals: Wednesdays 7-9:30 p.m. and Sundays 1-4 beginning Sept 4. Details: www.mississippimudds.ca Community Home Support- Lanark County Diner’s Club, Carleton Place Arena last Wednesday each month. Info/ reservations call 613-253-0733. CPDMH Auxiliary 6th Annual Teddy Bear Picnic at the Navy League Building, 137 John Street, Sunday, June 23, from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Bring Teddy, enjoy fun activities, stay for the BBQ! Diabetes Support and Information meeting June 26 sponsored by Rideau Valley Diabetes Services. Doctors referral not required. Call 613-284-2558 for more info. Dinner to Celebrate Summer, June 22, 4:30-7. Cold roast beef, turkey, ham and salads., strawberry shortcake dessert, ZionMemorial United Church. Steak Night- June 21. 5-7 p.m. Legion. BBQ steak, salad, baked potato. Advanced tickets at the bar.

Baby Talk, Wednesday, June 26, 1:30-3 p.m. Ontario Early Years Centre, breastfeeding support available. Delicious Roast Pork Dinner, served by the Odd Fellows & Rebekah Lodges, Odd Fellows Hall, 119 Clothier St East, June 30, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Info: 613-258-2258. Gardening 101, Ontario Early Years Centre. Parents, caregivers with children 0-6 years. Tuesday, June 25, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Kemptville Public Library, 1 Water St. To register call 1-866-4338933 ext 2374. Kemptville and Area Walking Group- Mon. June 17, Wed. June 19, Fri. June 21, 9 a.m. Meet at North Grenville Municipal Centre. (613)2584487. Sponsor: Health Unit. Kemptville and Area Walking Group, Monday, June 24, Wednesday, June 26 and Friday, June 28, 9 a.m. Meet at the North Grenville Municipal Centre, contact Eva Francoeur 613258-4487. Sponsor: Health Unit. Memorial Service, St. Matthew’s Cemetery, East Oxford. June 23, 2 p.m. Bring lawnchairs. In case of rain: service held in Patterson’s Corners Kemptville Snowmobile Club (approx. 2 km north). North Grenville Photography Club meet the first Wednesday of every month at the Old Fire Hall on Reuben Cres. Topics for July 3, Results presentation of Black & White, and Sports photography contests. Info ngphotoclub.ca

LANARK Community Home Support, Lanark County, hosts a Diner’s Club, first Wednesday of the month at Foy Hall, 12 noon. Info/reservations call 613-259-5412. Gospel Hymns by local Church Choirs and individuals. Foy Hall, Sunday, June 23, 2-4:30 p.m. Lanark Civitan Club talent night. Last Friday each month. Dinner 6 p.m., dance 7:30 p.m. Old Time Country Music. 613-259-5610. Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 395, Lanark. Canada Day Steak BBQ, Sunday July 1st. BBQ to start at 4 p.m. Music throughout afternoon. Come help celebrate! St. Andrews United Church Annual Pork Chop BBQ and Auction. June 23rd, 5:00-8:00 pm at the Church Hall, 115 Clarence Street. Dinner served 5:00-6:30 pm. Dancing demonstration. Proceeds going towards Church expenses/projects.

MERRICKVILLE June 21- Legion Dinner and Dance. Roast Beef dinner 6 p.m. (Tickets on sale at 5 p.m. First come/first serve basis). Entertainment: Ron Donnelly. June 22- Horseshoe Toss, 9 a.m. Further info contact Branch, 613-269-3338. Open to everyone! June 26 - Legion Horseshoes, 7 p.m. All welcome to play! June 28- Legion Dinner and Dance. Pork dinner 6 p.m. (Tickets on sale at 5 p.m. First come/first serve basis). Entertainment: Tony Davy. LEGO Club, Saturday, June 22, 1 p.m. Merrickville Library. Ages 5-12. StoryTime, ages 6 & under. Fridays 10 a.m. Theme: June 21, Butterflies. Merrickville Library. Info: 613-269-3326. Wills & Power of Attorney Seminar. Thurs., June 20, 2 PM. Merrickville Library. call 613269-3326 for info.

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Church Hall. Games start at 7:30 p.m. Prizes and ing orders now- pickup July 20, 9-11 a.m. ABC Hall, Bolingbroke, 3166 Bolingbroke Rd. 613light lunch served. Info: 613-256-4126. 273-3781. Orders also taken at garage sale June 29 at the hall. Anniversary Service for Wolford Cemetery PERTH and Church on Sunday, June 30 at 2:30 p.m. Service will be conducted by Rev. Nancy Ritchie. AGM of the Guatemala Stove Project, SunAnnual BBQ and Strawberry Social, Guthday, June 23, 1-3 p.m. at Baker’s Bean, 1 Sher- rie United Church in Clayton. Saturday, June 29, brooke St East. noon-3. German sausages, hotdogs, strawberry Annual meeting, Perth & District Senior shortcake and bake sale. Live music. Craft Fellowship will be held in McMartin Annual Dewar & Kennedy Cemeteries meHouse, 125 Gore St East, Friday, June 21, 9 a.m. morial service takes place June 30 at 2:30 p.m. All members welcome. Guest speaker: Rev. Mary Jane Allan. Please Are you trying to cope with a family mem- bring lawn chairs. If rain service will be at Ashber suffering from a mental illness? NAMI sup- ton United Church. port group, every 4th Tuesday of the month. Info: Bid euchre every Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. Mon283-2170. tague & District Seniors Club, 658 Rosedale Rd Bagpipe band practice, Tuesdays, 7 p.m., S. (613)283-6240, (613)283-8482. Masonic Hall, 46 Russell St. W. New members Boyd’s Methodist Cemetery Memorial welcome. Info: Wayne 283-9792, cell 284-7038 Service, Sunday, June 23 at 2:30 p.m. in Boyd’s or www.gordonpipeband.com United Church. Guest speaker: Rev. Coward. Calvin United Church annual strawberry Canadian Tai Chi Academy, every Mon, social, Thursday, June 27, 6 p.m. Wed., Fri., 9 a.m., Rosedale Hall, Montague Twp. Canada Day Celebration, Legion Br 244, 26 All welcome. (613)269-3944, www.moytaichi. Beckwith St E. July 1. Featuring the band Long com Sault Trio from McDonalds Corners and a BBQ. Community Garage Sale, ABC Hall BolingDoors open at 1, band from 2-5. broke, 3166 Bolingbroke Rd., Saturday, June Guatemala Stove Project Annual General 29th, 8 a.m! Donations for the ABC Association Meeting, Sunday, June 23, 1-3 p.m. at Baker’s tables greatly appreciated. Table bookings (inBean, 1 Sherbrooke St E. Election of Board of side or out) or to donate items, please call Glenn Directors and Annual Financial Report. Russell 613-273-2571. Lanark County Quilters Guild final meetCommunity lunch, Portland United Church, ing for this year, June 25, 5:30 p.m at Lions Hall, Tuesday, June 25, 12-1 p.m. Handicapped accesPerth Fairgrounds. sible. All welcome. Lion Club Jamboree, Sunday, June 23, Lions Country & Western Dance- Sat. June 22, Club Hall, Halton/Arther Streets. Music 2 p.m., 8-11 p.m. Middleville Agricultural Hall. Prohome-cooked buffet meal around 5:30. Info: ceeds: Trinity United Church, Hopetown-MidNelda 613-264-9030, Hall rental info: Edna 613- dleville. 267-2744, membership info: Bill 613-283-7753. Crawford Cemetery Annual Memorial SerLions Country Music Jamboree. 4th Sun. vice, June 23, 2 PM. Speaker, Rev. Bob Hill. In every month. 2-6 p.m. Supper served 5 p.m. event of rain: Elphin Presbyterian Church. Perth Lions Hall. Crawford Cemetery Decoration Service Nordic Pole Walking Instruction, Saturday, with Rev Bob Hill as guest speaker. Sunday, June June 22, 1:30 p.m. Conlon Farm, poles available 23, 2 p.m. In case of rain service will be held in for first time trial. Suitable for all fitness levels. the Elphin Presbyterian Church. Info: 613-278RSVP to Janet Crawford 613-623-2978. 2385. Perth Civitan Bingo, every Wednesday. Elgin United Church 2013 Summer ConOpens at 6 p.m. Bingo starts at 7 p.m. cert Series. “Gracenote” June 29. Electric blend Perth Tay Seniors. Card game. Lions Hall. of Contemporary Gospel music. 7:30 p.m. 613June 26, lunch noon, cards 1 p.m. 613-264- 547-9519. 8252. Elphin Presbyterian Church “167th” AnniStrawberry Social and Band Concert. Stew- versary Service, June 23, 11 AM. Guest speaker art Park, Thurs. June 27, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Bring Rev. Bob Hill. Lunch following. Everyone welown chairs. Fresh strawberries, ice cream, cake, come. lemonade. Sponsor: Perth Rotary Club. Euchre and potluck evening, Maberly Hall, Stroke survivor and caregiver support Wednesday, June 26, 7 p.m. Info: Sue 613-268group, meets the 4th Wednesday of every month 2507, Doris 613-264-5446, Lorraine 613-326between 1:30-3:30 p.m. Legion, 26 Beckwith St 0622. E. Info: (613)549-6666 x6867. Fifteenth anniversary of the Rideau Lakes The Annual Meeting for the Perth & Dis- Studio and Garden Tour. Saturday, June 29, Suntrict Senior Craft Fellowship will be held in day 30 and Monday, July 1. in the Rideau Lakes McMartin House, 125 Gore Street, East, Perth. district. Studios open 10-5. Info: Sherry 613-928Friday, June 21st at 9 am. All members are wel- 3041. come to attend. General Meeting, McDonald’s Corners AgThe Butterfly Fan Club, Perth & District ricultural Society, Sunday, June 23, 1 p.m. 194 Breast Cancer support Group, Thursday, June 20, Cameron Rd, McDonald’s Corners. Finalizing 7-9 p.m., Perth Family Health Centre, 33 Lewis the Fall Fair Events. Info: 613-259-3480. St. Info: Carleen 613-812-4474. Monthly meet- MCRA Annual BBQ, Pierces Corner’s Hall ings, 3rd Thursday. Sunday, June 23, 4:30-6:30 PM. Everyone welcome. Info; 613-489-1684. Middleville & District Museum celebrates opening of new wing- June 23. Refreshments; RURAL Reception 1-4 pm, Ribbon Cutting 2 pm. 2130 Concession Rd. 6D, Middleville. 167th Anniversary of the Elphin Presbytemiddlevillemuseum.blogspot.com 613-259rian Church with Rev Bob Hill as guest speaker. 5462 Sunday, June 23, 11 a.m. Lunch to follow. Info: Oxford Mills Community Association in613-278-2385. vites you and your family to celebrate Canada 4 hand euchre. Every Monday night. 7:30 Day in Oxford Mills, 11:30-4, July 1, Maplewood p.m. Christ Church, Ashton. Prizes, food. Park and Maplewood Hall. An afternoon of live 4 hand euchre, Wednesday, June 26, 7:30 local music kid’s games, vendors market, cake. Rideau Lakes Horticultural Societyp.m. Montague Seniors Hall, Rosedale. Good Wednesday July 3rd, 7:15 pm. Portland Comprizes, good food. (613)284-1074. 4 hand euchre with lunch and prizes, every munity Hall. “Gardening Spots on the Internet” Friday, 7 p.m. Montague & District Seniors Club, Carol Dunk. Rideau Lakes Public Library is hosting 658 Rosedale Rd S. (613)283-6240, (613)283Skype and Facetime workshops, month of June 8482. 6 hand euchre with lunch, every Saturday, and July. For dates, times, location, register; 6131 p.m. Montague & District Seniors Club, 658 359-5315, rlplibrary@gmail.com Rosedale Rd S. (613)283-8482, (613)283-6240. Rosetta Cemetery Annual Memorial serABC Association Cheese Fundraiser. Takvice. Rosetta Church. June 23, 2:30 p.m. Rev. THE EMC - 44 - Thursday, June 20, 2013

Jeff DeJong as guest speaker. Saturday, June 22- Foley Mountain Celebration and Hike. Plaque ceremony at Interpretive Centre, lunch (bring your own) and a level 2 loop hike. Meet 10 a.m. Leader: Robert Groves, 613-259-3175 (grovesgroup@sympatico.ca) Saturday, June 29 Canoe Trip, Level 2, 12 km round trip. Upstream on Mississippi River from Ferguson Falls. Bring lunch, water, safety kit, life jackets, etc. Meet 9 a.m. Leaders: Howard and Mary Robinson, 613-256-0817 (hmrob@ storm.ca) Snow Road Snowmobile Club, Special Canada Day Breakfast, Saturday, June 29, 8-11 a.m. at Clubhouse, 1106 Gemmills Road. Home bake sale at this event. Snow Road Snowmobile Club Special Canada Day Breakfast, Saturday, June 29, 8-11 a.m. at clubhouse, 1106 Gemmills Rd. Everyone welcome. Strawberry Social Time! Sunday June 30, 2-4 p.m. 3840 Old Almonte Rd., Almonte. (The Herb Garden) Supporting the Therapeutic Riding Program. Tickets; Read’s Book Store, 613257-7121 x 238. Summer Yoga classes- ABC Hall. Beginning June 25 (10 weeks), 9-10:30 a.m. Info/preregister: 613-273-5693. To register at first class, come early. Westport United Church presents “a fun evening of country gospel music” featuring the Faithful friends, Sunday, June 23, 7 p.m. corner of Spring and Church Streets, Westport.

SMITHS FALLS Better than a Doctor, Better than a Lawyer, Better than a Psychiatrist, His name is Jesus. For prayer, anytime call U ME- PRAY (613)863-7729 local call or (613)2833465. Cold Salad Plate and Strawberry Shortcake Dinner. June 23, 4:30-6 p.m. Trinity United Church Hall, corner of Market and Russell. Sponsor: Trinity United Church Women. Duplicate bridge, every Monday night, Legion, 7 p.m. Partnership Terry Fagan 613-283-6393. Duplicate Bridge, Tuesday, June 25, Legion, starting at 1 p.m. Partnership Terry Fagan 613-283-6393. EA- Emotions Anonymous- 12-step organization working toward recovery from emotional difficulties (marriage, children, grief, etc). Meetings (every Tuesday)- June 25, 7 p.m. Salvation Army Church (side door). (613)283-0960. Helix Triples Tournament. July 3, 9:30 a.m. Smiths Falls Lawn Bowling Club. Jamboree, Open Stage, June 30, Music 1-6:30 p.m. dinner at 5, Pulled Pork. Legion Br 95. Guest and public welcome. Nordic Pole Walking Instruction, Saturday, June 22, 9 am. Lower Reach Park, poles available for first time trial. Suitable for all fitness levels. RSVP to Janet Crawford 613-623-2978. Pancake & Sausage Breakfast. Sunday June 30, 9 am-1 pm. Knights of Columbus Hall. Info 613-283-1550, 613-283-2098. Sat. & Sun. June 22, 23. 9:30. District 16 Singles Playdown. Smiths Falls Lawn Bowling Club. Saturday, June 22, Healthy Living Festival. RTA Central Club will set up a booth to showcase the Rideau Trail and a healthy active life-style. Leader: Dorothy Hudson, 613-283-0332 (dhudson9@cogeco.ca) Smiths Falls Knitting & Crochet Club, meetings every Tuesday 1-3 p.m. Smiths Falls Seniors Activity Building (across from Hospital). W.I.P. (Works In Progress) Ladies night out. Topic; Inner & Outer Beauty. Speaker: Gloria Foster. Babysitting provided. Fri. June 21st, 7 - 8:30 pm. Info: 613283-5383 Free Methodist Church.


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I phoned Paul Calderone and told him about Darryl’s letter. Paul remembers a dark green 1953 Meteor convertible in the east end in the early ’70s purchased by his friend John Colley, who repainted it red, dropped a Chev V8 into it, and later sold it. These cars were rare and John’s Meteor is almost certainly the same car that Darryl Ramsay owned. At the time John owned it, Paul had a 1940 Ford convertible (the same car now owned by Keith Summers in Ottawa). Paul and John used to park their convertibles side by side for roof races. On a given signal, they would see whose top would go up or down the fastest. Paul’s top was vacuum-powered off the engine and John’s was electrical. I forgot to ask who won these races. Does anyone know where Darryl’s Meteor is today? I’m always looking for more stories. Email billtsherk@sympatico.ca or write Bill Sherk, 25 John St., P.O. Box 255, Leamington, ON N8H 3W2. Everyone whose story is published in this column will receive a free autographed copy of my latest book: “OLD CAR DETECTIVE FAVOURITE STORIES, 1925 to 1965.”

UCDSB welcomes 2013-14 student trustee EMC News – Rothwell-Osnabruck grade 11 student Tyler Harbers has been elected as the 2013-14 student trustee for the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB). Harbers, who begins his term in August, says he became interested in the role after speaking to the current student trustee, Sydney Collard, who attends Glengarry District High School. “I spoke to her at a Link Crew event, and it got me interested,” he says. Harbers is a member of the UCDSB’s Student Senate, a leadership group for elected senior students throughout the board. He said he loves being a part of the senate, and looks forward to coming back and leading the group next year. “I’m excited to work with the school board too,” he says, adding that he attended a recent board meeting to meet the board members and senior team. “It was an eye-opener,” he says. “But, it was less intimidating than I thought it would be. It was interesting to see how everything works.” Harbers praises Collard for her work as the student trustee this year. “I think she has done a great job,” he says. “I hope to continue with the great work that she’s doing. I want to share students’ opinions and

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Annual report received by CDSBEO regarding revision of special education programs, services programs and services. The report indicates that staffing will be adjusted according to the grants received and approved by the board. The board approved the staffing and budget recommendations from the Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC). The recommendations will be included in the annual report on the special education programs and services for the 2013-2014 school year. Realization Learning Fair 2013 On May 22, elementary and secondary school teams gathered at the North Grenville Municipal Centre to share findings from their school collaborative inquiries as part of the board’s Realization Learning initiative. Superintendent of School Effectiveness, Charlotte Rouleau, presented to the board, an overview of the Sharing and Learning Day. In a discussion group format, educators reflected on the learning process and collaborative inquiries in numeracy and literacy, by asking questions, challenging one another’s thinking, and making connections to their own practice. School teams collected and shared evidence of increased student achievement which went beyond data, including student work, video/audio recordings, photographs, exit cards, data charts, and anecdotal notes. Attendees also had the opportunity to hear

a keynote address from Sonja Karsh, a student achievement officer for the Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat, who discussed the highleverage teaching strategies woven into the school inquiries, as well as the importance of the “co’s” (co-planning, co-teaching, codebriefing, co-reflecting). These methods have been widely adopted by the school teams participating in the initiative, with the intent to implement and embed these strategies into the teaching culture within all schools. A video presentation of highlights from the day was played for the board. The video can be viewed on the CDSBEO YouTube channel (www.youtube.com/CDSBEOVideo). New student trustee introduced Catholic student trustee, Sean Fry, had an opportunity to introduce Terron James to the board of trustees. James, currently a grade 11 student at Notre Dame Catholic High School in Carleton Place, was elected as the new Catholic student trustee for 2013-14 at the Student Senate meeting held in May. “I am eager, and excited to take on the challenges of representing 13,000 students,” emphasized James, who will be officially begin her term when she is sworn-in at the Aug. 27 board meeting. Submitted by the Catholic School Board of Eastern Ontario.

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EMC News – The following are highlights from the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario’s June 4 board of trustees meeting at the board office in Kemptville. Superintendent of School Effectiveness, Dr. Donaleen Hawes, presented to Trustees a draft copy of the annual report on the provisions of special education programs and services, to be submitted to the Ministry of Education. The special education plan for 2013-2014, as outlined in the Standards for School Boards’ Special Education Plans, has been compiled through consultation with stakeholders and key participants. The report includes recommendations to be implemented, including staffing allocations for schools, professional development plans for communication, and parent involvement. In addition, the report makes accommodations for new requirements recently implemented by the Ministry of Education under Policy Program Memorandum 155, Diagnostic Assessment in Support of Student Learning. Special education funding for the board is based on several grants provided by the Ministry of Education. In addition to the Special Education Per Pupil Amount (SEPPA) and the High Needs Allotment, the board provides funding from the Learning Opportunities Grant for prevention and early intervention

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General Zod (Michael Shannon). Zod and his commanding officers survived the destruction of Krypton, locked away in the Phantom Zone. When Krypton exploded Zod and his people were freed. They soon began searching the galaxy for a way to rebuild Krypton which is why they’ve come to Earth. Zod would use Clark, and the genetic information locked inside him, to rebuild Krypton. If Clark can’t stop Zod all of humanity will be wiped out. Man of Steel has a lot going for it. The scope of the story is epic as it attempts to give the audience insight into who Superman is and the events that make him a hero. It’s thrilling, exciting and larger than life.

The cast is flawless. I loved Amy Adams as Lois Lane. Russell Crowe is a fantastic choice to play Jor-El, and Kevin Costner and Diane Lane are perfect as the Kents. Of course the film is nothing without Henry Cavill and Michael Shannon. Cavill is a truly great Superman, and as every hero needs his villain, Cavill has Shannon who delivers a brilliant performance. The special effects are mind blowing. This is how a Superman movie should look and feel. This is how gods wage war among mortals. It is stunning from the first look at Krypton to the final battle that levels half of Metropolis. With all that’s good in Man of Steel it is a shame the film is so choppy. It jumps all over the place. Snyder needs another 20 minutes to make his scene transitions smoother, but he doesn’t have it. On top of that the fight scenes are incredibly hard to follow. I understand Snyder wants his Kryptonians to be god-like, and has them moving at god-like speed, but you have to remember your audience is mortal. A little slow motion and a few freeze frames would have gone a long way. Man of Steel is great spectacle but the execution is a little off. Mark Haskins’ column is a regular feature of the EMC.

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MOVIE: Man of Steel STARRING: Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Laurence Fishburne, Russell Crowe, Diane Lane, Kevin Costner and Michael Shannon DIRECTOR: Zack Snyder RATING: PG EMC Entertainment - Man of Steel is an ambitious and daring retelling of Superman’s story. It’s a true spectacle, but Zack Snyder may have over-reached. Snyder begins on Krypton with Kal-El’s birth, and the events that force his parents, Jor-El (Russell Crowe) and Lara Lor-Van (Ayelet Zurer), to send him to Earth. We then get glimpses of Clark’s (Henry Cavill) time growing up with his adopted parents, Jonathon Kent (Kevin Costner) and Martha Kent (Diane Lane). We also watch him make his way through the world alone until he finds a piece of his past. Clark learns that the military has found a crash site. Clark explores the site, and discovers an ancient Kryptonian scouting craft. Once onboard he inserts a small control key from his own space ship and meets his father. The holographic recording of Jor-El’s consciousness teaches Clark about his past, the destruction of Krypton and the crimes of

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