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EMC Sports - Above, Smiths Falls RedHawk Travis Ferrier and Spartan Matt Larabie try to keep their distance from each other, while getting close to the ball on the St. John field in Perth. Smiths Falls District Collegiate Institute got the better of St. John Catholic High School in Perth on May 1 during the start of soccer season in the county. For details and more exciting soccer action photos, see page SF16.

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EMC News – Upcoming changes to how the 21,000 Canadians with medicinal marijuana cards can access the drug are set to roll out next year. It has professionals in the housing market, such as Smiths Falls realtor Pauline Aunger, wondering about what will become of the houses they leave behind. Aunger recently made a presentation to the Smiths Falls Municipal Drug Strategy Committee on her role as co-chair for the National Council Against Marihuana Grow Ops and Clandestine Labs, a working group connected to the RCMP’s efforts to get a handle on grow ops and labs in the country. “I’m really excited that I’m on it,” Aunger said. The local realtor became aware of the RCMP’s efforts to address the rising number of grow ops in communities across the country a little over a year ago when the Canadian Real Estate Board (of which she is a member) asked her to attend the RCMP meetings on their behalf. Once there, Aunger said her eyes were opened to the problem and the sheer size of it. According to her material, Health Canada’s program to provide cards for the legal use of marijuana for those who are seriously ill began with 477 in 2002 and has skyrocketed to over 21,000 today. If things continue as they are it is estimated that more than 50,000 Canadians will have similar cards by next year. The federal health department is proposing a number of changes to address the increase in workload and the growing concerns from realtors like Aunger who can find themselves involved in the sale of a former grow op. What will change? According to Aunger, Health Canada will no longer be processing applications for medicinal marijuana. This will come from family physicians exclusively. Those who already have the right to use

marijuana for medicinal purposes will no longer be able to grow it in their home or have someone else grow it by next year. Instead, six-to-10 marijuana factories are being proposed to be built across the country with the purpose of manufacturing the drug and sending it, in non-identifiable packages, to the registered individual’s home. “They’ll have to buy it,” Aunger explained. Aside from the obvious concern around transporting such a product, Aunger and her colleagues worry about the many homes that will have been used to grow the drug up until next year and will be put on the open market for sale. Grow ops are found in virtually every community across the country and Smiths Falls is not immune. There have been approximately two homes in the surrounding rural area discovered to have been used to grow drugs. The damage this can do to a structure is immense from extensive wiring and exhaust problems to the redirection of hydro that is put in without meeting proper code. But it’s the impact to air quality that makes these homes difficult to inhabit. A common by-product of grow ops is the existence of mould. Health Canada’s website states mould can cause eye, nose and throat irritation; coughing and phlegm build-up, wheezing and shortness of breath and allergic reactions. It is also known to worsen asthma though there is no proof it causes asthma in otherwise healthy people. “Every person has a right to buy a house and know the history of the house,” Aunger said. To that end, she is working with the coalition to see if they can make the housing market safer for would-be home owners. Suggestions such as placing the fact that the home used to be a grow op on title has been brought up as has creating a national See MARIJUANA page SF4


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Songwriting troubadour appears at MERA Schoolhouse May 12 EMC Entertainment – A new generation’s balladeer troubadour coming to MERA Schoolhouse Aengus Finnan, acknowledged as one of the best of Canada’s new breed of songwriting troubadours, will make a rare appearance at MERA Schoolhouse on Sunday, May 12, at 2:00 pm. The DornerSullivan family is promoting the concert under the aegis of their “Incident at Shakey Acres� brand, though the event will be held at the MERA venue. “It’s such a great space for music,� says Danny Sullivan, “and Aengus is one of my personal favourite singersongwriters. There are so many great music fans in this area, and I wanted them to get a chance to see him perform.� Finnan has only performed rarely in recent years, concentrating his energy instead on founding the Shelter Valley Folk Festival in Grafton (near Cobourg), then taking an administrative position with the Ontario Arts Council. “I talked to Aengus at a music conference last October,� Sullivan says, “and he said he was starting to do live performances again, but he wasn’t out looking for gigs. He told me he only played when someone asked him. So I asked him.� “I think of Aengus as the iconic balladeer of his generation; a new Stan Rogers or Gordon Lightfoot. We’ve seen a lot of our great musical talents and personalities passing on over the last little while – Stompin’ Tom, Rita MacNiel, Tam Kierney and others. If you’re wondering where the new generation of talented performers is, to me it begins with Aengus Finnan. His songs tell the great stories of the ordinary people of this country – both past and present. And his voice and melodies are the kind that get under your skin and live there, from the first time you hear them.� Born in Dublin, Ireland to performing parents, and raised in Shelter Valley, Ontario on an organic cooperative farm, Aengus Finnan studied Visual Arts at Lester B. Pearson

and performances in Japan and Australia. Since 2004 Aengus has been working behind the scenes in the music business, founding a festival, serving as president of the Ontario Council of Folk Festivals and currently as the Touring and Audience Development officer for the Ontario Arts Council. He also founded Art Beat (a community outreach initiative for the Ontario Council of Folk Festivals), co-founded

The Way We Feel (a Gordon Lightfoot Tribute concert series), helped establish the Northumberland Arts Council, and chaired the inaugural Park Theatre Foundation Board. As a side project he renovated an old general store/butcher shop in his boyhood hometown of Grafton and there ran The Lawless Gallery of Fine Art featuring the work of Canadian painter Michael Glover. The Gallery was also home to a

winter concert series. The Aengus Finnan concert at MERA Schoolhouse in McDonald’s Corners will begin at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 12. Tickets are $20 and are available from Tickets Please at 39 Foster St. Perth (Jo’s Clothes) online at or by phone at 613-485-6434. For more information or to reserve tickets, phone 613-268-2376 or email shakeyacres@hotmail. com.

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Aengus Finnan, a songwriting troubadour, will appear at MERA Schoolhouse on May 12. Tickets are on sale now. United World College, Theatre at Concordia University in Montreal, and graduated as valedictorian for the Faculty of Education at Nippissing University in North Bay. He has worked as a research diver and ornithologist in Alberta, and as a school-teacher in Moosonee on the remote Canadian James Bay coast and in Inuvik (in the Canadian Arctic). His 1999 independent debut CD Fool’s Gold drew critical praise and included his much requested love song ‘Lately’ (featuring the backing vocals of Juno Award winner Jenny Whiteley), while his 2002 sophomore release North Wind, garnered even more acclaim and showcased his touring band and friends Trevor Mills and David Rogers, as well as Serena Ryder on backing vocals. The album features primarily original songs as well as an intriguing adaptation of a grim and rarely recorded traditional Ontario lumbercamp song ‘Lost Jimmy Whelan,’ as well as select covers of material by Slaid Cleaves, Maria Dunn, and Bill Caddick. From this album his

original songs ‘Rolling Home’ and ‘O’Shaughnessy’s Lament’ were awarded the prestigious New Folk Songwriter’s Award at the Kerrville Folk Festival in Texas. Aengus has an unreleased live album recorded at a 2003 fundraising concert for the inaugural Shelter Valley Folk Festival, as well as an album of field recordings of Robert Service poetry he recorded throughout the Yukon. He produced a community fundraising album called Valley Voices in 2002, and later co-produced Coastline of Our Dreams, an Ian Tamblyn tribute album. His songs have been recorded by numerous artists including Irish American tenor Seamus Kennedy and Newfoundland songstress Joy Norman. His song ‘Lightfoot’ was included as a bonus track on ‘Beautiful’, Canada’s first ever tribute to Gordon Lightfoot released by Borealis Records. Aengus spent six years touring (1998-2004) including highlight performances at the Yukon International Storytelling Festival, The Kennedy Center for the Arts, in Washington DC,

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Many child care programs across Lanark County were honoured for achieving participation, silver or gold in the Raising the Bar program, above. The voluntary standards program for licenced child care singular service plan based on what you hear. “It starts at age one, two and three. It’s how the adults around them believe in them,� Dr. Hammond said. In these early years and beyond,

centres recognizes places that go above and beyond the Day Nurseries Act. The presentation was made to 18 programs May 1 at Smiths Falls District Collegiate Institute.

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EMC News – Dr. Wayne Hammond of Calgary has seen the existing social services programs for children these last 20 years and challenges those in education and child care to move away from a diagnosis-geared approach to a pro-active, strength building approach. “Shift from what’s wrong to what’s strong,� Dr. Hammond said during his presentation at a special presentation at SFDCI May 1. Throughout his career of working with at-risk youth Dr. Hammond has seen the negative impacts students face when labeled with a learning disability or behaviour problem at a young age. In acknowledging the fact that 70 per cent of children diagnosed in elementary schools out grow their diagnosis at some stage, Dr. Hammond challenges the professional world to focus on behaviour and learning difficulties by building on students’ strengths and not allowing those they work with to be labeled or label themselves. “If you’re only focused on people’s behaviour then you’re missing the boat because behaviour comes from something,� the doctor said. He proposes focusing on the feelings behind the behaviour, which often leads to a lack of resiliency. To do this educators, parents and child care workers have to develop a relationship of mutual respect by listening to children and building a

point will experience failure. Those who survive and thrive in the world have learned to get up after being shut down. “I’m a big believer in not trying to protect people from risk,� Dr. Hammond added to parents. “Your job is to mess your kids lives up three-tofour times a week� so they learn to rebound from it. He urges parents to challenge their kids with age appropriate responsibilities and chores to develop the ‘I can do this’ attitude. By doing this and unwaveringly supporting your child’s passion in life, Dr. Hammond feels every child will be able to live independently in the world despite economic changes or challenges they face. The doctor believes the future economy will have more to do with creativity and entrepreneurism than a university education. Why the shift now? The economic realities of today dictate a much-needed change in how social service programs in Canada are being delivered. Dr. Hammond noted funding is reducing while case loads are ever increasing. Taking a pro-active approach could turn this trend on its head, but it will take a reconfiguration of the existing funding formula that would commend good work with funding rather than forcing professionals to prove how deep the need is through labeling their clients. Once this is completed,


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Lanark County approves Sustainable Communities Official Plan

Planning for accessible signals Council has approved a policy regarding the installation of accessible pedestrian signals. These would be used at intersections that have traffic signals to provide crossing information to blind, visually impaired and deaf-blind persons. The policy stems from a countywide assessment to determine need for the signals on county and local municipal roads. Currently, there are 33 signalized intersections in the county and the policy was developed by staff from the county, Perth, Carleton Place and Mississippi Mills and reviewed by respective accessibility advisory committees. The intent was to develop an evaluation tool that would prioritize signals for retrofits to include accessible pedestrian signals. The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act encourages this action. Grants may be available for retrofitting certain intersections, and the policy will provide a consistent county-wide approach for planning to meet needs of blind, visually impaired and deaf-blind persons. The adoption of the policy came on the same night that warden Bill Dobson (Montague reeve) declared May 26 to June 1 as National Access Awareness Week.

Commercial use policy approved Following a public consultation process, a commercial use policy for community forests has been approved by county council. The policy ensures any commercial activities on the properties contribute to the environmental, social and economic well-being of the county by providing for orderly use and sustainable management of the community forests. It is designed to ensure that resources in the forests are made available in a fair and equitable manner. If anyone has an enquiry about commercial use in the community forests, each application will be looked at individually and an appendix for each type of use would be developed for the policy. High scores for Lanark Lodge The county’s long-term care home, Lanark Lodge, received high scores in its 2012 Resident/Family Satisfaction Survey, which helps staff to determine trends and plan for improvements. There was a 28 per cent response rate (the average is about 20 per cent), and results showed 98 per cent of respondents were overall satisfied with the quality of care and services in the home, which is consistent with the previous year. The home rated very high scores (92 to 100 per cent) for making family members feel welcome, personal grooming, cleanliness, courteous staff, caring and compassionate nursing staff, activation services, meal choices and therapy programs. “The remarkable rate of satisfaction achieved in overall care and services, as well as the individual ratings in a number of specific domains, speaks to the high level of concerted effort to promote the best care and services for our elders in Lanark County,� said Lanark Lodge director Deborah

Community meetings planned As part of the county’s process to develop a 10-year housing and homelessness plan, a series of community meetings are scheduled. As a followup to meetings held in December, staff will review input that has been received and provide an overview of priorities and strategic objectives that have been developed. The plan will address the housing needs of local residents, the services that are currently provided, gaps in services and goals for addressing those gaps. The vision is to provide residents with access to safe and healthy homes that help to build strong local communities. All residents and services providers in Lanark County are welcome. Meetings are scheduled for May 1 in Smiths Falls from 9 a.m. to noon at the Smiths Falls Legion, 7 Main St. E., and in Carleton Place from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. in the Carleton Place arena (upstairs), 75 Neelin St.

of 72-hour kits for emergencies to help individuals and businesses sustain themselves during the early hours of an emergency in order to reduce strain for emergency response services. The county is also promoting the fact Lake 88.1 FM is a point of information during an emergency. Watch local newspapers for info about 72-hour kits. The proclamation of Paramedic and Emergency Medical Services Week is designed to thank Lanark County paramedics for the essential service they perform. “It is important to take time to recognize that paramedics are an integral part of the Ontario health care system,� explained Rick Hannah, the county’s emergency services coordinator. “The lifesaving skills delivered by the paramedics, usually the first responder in the time of need, direct the patient on the steps to recovery.�

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Dr. Hammond would like to see an equal amount of effort put on the middle years of childhood development. Currently, the early years and teenage years are full of support programs for families to tap into, but the years of six to 11 are lost despite the fact that a child’s brain continues to develop in those years. The doctor applauded the work of those professionals in the room that night, saying “For some of you here you’re doing pretty amazing things.� That is the truth. The evening’s purpose was to hand out the Raising the Bar certificates of achievement to 18 Lanark County delivery centres. Approximately 18 programs were recognized May 1, 13 of whom achieving gold level status and three being receiving acknowledgement for the first time from the program. Raising the Bar is a voluntary standards program for licenced child care centres that recognizes places that go above and beyond the Day Nurseries Act. “The every day work that you do has not gone unnoticed,� said Mary Lou White, staff member with Lanark County. Those to receive recognition this year include: Rideau Child Care, Carleton Place Child Care Services, Linda Lowe Day Care Centre, On-

Pidgeon. “The staff of Lanark Lodge should be recognized for their diligent efforts and their ongoing commitment to fulfil our mission of people caring for people.�


Henry Norwood honoured Warden Bill Dobson (Montague reeve) presented a certificate to local singer Henry Norwood congratulating him for his recent accomplishments as part of the CBC Radio Searchlight competition. Norwood, 14, was one of almost 3,000 entrants in the national competition, which invited listeners to vote for contestants. With his song

‘Another Bottle, Another Day,’ he was selected as one of the 32 to proceed and made it to the top four in April. “Thank you for everything you did to promote Lanark County and put us on the map,� said Dobson. Norwood thanked council and citizens for their support. “It was a nice feeling to have the community behind me. Thanks to everyone for voting,� he said. Following the presentation, Norwood performed the song for council.


EMC News – The following are highlights from the regular Lanark County council meeting held Wednesday, April 24 at the county administration building in Perth. Council has approved the modifications negotiated with the provincial Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing for its Sustainable Communities Official Plan (SCOP). The plan and recommended modifications are now with the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing for final review, and a “Notice of Decision� is expected to be issued shortly. In accordance with the Planning Act, the ministry’s decision will be subject to a statutory 20-day appeal period prior to the official plan coming into effect. The SCOP, called “Sustainable Lanark,� combines an integrated community sustainability plan with an official plan (a first in Ontario) and was developed to meet the requirement of the Federal Gas Tax Transfer Agreement. It was developed in consultation with local municipalities and the public and is intended to provide a land-use framework that recognizes and supports local municipal Official Plans. This is the first Official Plan for Lanark County. It can be viewed at Councillor Susan Freeman (Tay Valley deputy reeve) thanked staff for their hard work on the plan and their attention to detail.


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Dr. Wayne Hammond of Calgary has spent two decades working with at-risk youth and spoke of his call for a change in childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s social services in Canada during the May 1 Raising the Bar awards night at Smiths Falls District Collegiate Institute. tario Early Years Centre, Perth Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s House Montessori School, Almonte Day Care Centre, Day By Day Child Learning Centre, Smiths Falls Child Development Centre, Beckwith Child Care Centre, Linda Lowe Day Care (different program), Carleton Place Child Care Services,

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New Healthy Hikes campaign launched Perthâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Got Talent EMC News â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Mississippi Valley Conservation (MVC) along with Conservation Ontario and their partners are kicking off a brand new provincial hiking campaign today, called Healthy Hikes. Healthy Hikes runs until Oct. 31 and will highlight the many ways our environment boosts human health and how Ontarians can energize their body and mind simply by spending more time in nature. Ontarians are encouraged to take the Healthy Hikes challenge by registering online and then recording their time spent hiking in the more than 270 conservation areas owned and operated by conservation authorities across Ontario for a chance to win great prizes. MVC owns operates three conservation areas in the Ottawa Valley: the Mill of Kintail, Purdon, and Morris Island. â&#x20AC;&#x153;An increasing body of evidence suggests that spending time outdoors can provide many health benefits including increased energy and immunity, increased weight loss and fitness, increased Vitamin D production, reduction in symptoms of anxiety and depression, and a reduced risk of diabetes, heart attacks, and cancer,â&#x20AC;? says Kim Gavine, general manager of Conservation Ontario, the organization that represents Ontarioâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 36 conservation authorities. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Some doctors have even started prescribing hikes in local green spaces for their patients suffering from a variety of preventable illnesses.â&#x20AC;?

Conservation authorities collectively own over 2,500 kilometres of trails, and the conservation areas that they operate help protect ecologic features such as wetlands, forests, rivers and streams, and great lakes shoreline, all of which contribute in invaluable ways to our overall health and well-being. The air we breathe, the food we eat, and the water we drink are impacted by the health of the natural environment. Other organizations partnering with Conservation Ontario and the conservation authorities include the Canadian Mental Health Association, Trees Ontario, York Region, the Ontario Trails Council, Ducks Unlimited Canada, The Bruce Trail Conservancy, and the David Suzuki Foundation. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We have had amazing partners come on board,â&#x20AC;? says Gavine. â&#x20AC;&#x153;They are hosting or partnering with conservation authorities on events, promoting activities, and providing some great online resources related to the health benefits of spending time in nature.â&#x20AC;? By participating in the various events, challenge participants receive 200 bonus points for attending. There are already close to 60 events in the calendar, and many more are anticipated throughout the campaign. From â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;brain boostâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; hikes, healthy lifestyle days, geocaching events, various guided hikes, and a Motherâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Day yoga event â&#x20AC;&#x201C; there is something suitable for every age and fitness level!

MVC is hosting two Healthy Hikes events at the Mill of Kintail Conservation Area for you to earn bonus points: the Heritage Trail Run for Bev already held on May 4 and free admission Fatherâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Day on June 16. The event codes will be posted on site during the events so you can collect your bonus points online when youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re done. Remember all hikes at our conservation areas are worth points. There are $2,500 worth of great prizes up for grabs for challenge participants and the grand prize, a $1,200 Merrell gift card, was very generously donated by Merrell themselves. For more information on Healthy Hikes, the available prizes, challenge rules and regulations, events, and how to participate, visit www. Happy hiking! Like Mississippi Valley Conservation on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for more Healthy Hike event updates. Conservation Ontario is the network of 36 conservation authorities, local watershed management agencies that deliver services and programs that protect and manage water and other natural resources in partnership with government, landowners and other organizations. Conservation authorities promote an integrated watershed approach balancing human, environmental and economic needs. Conservation authorities are organized on a watershed basis. Submitted by Mississippi Valley Conservation.

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MVFN plan anti- Catholic student trustee elected for 2013-2014 school year plastic bag campaign

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Current Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario student trustee, Sean Fry (St. Mary Catholic High School), left, and newly-elected Catholic student trustee for the 2013-2014 school year, Terron James of Notre Dame Catholic High School in Carleton Place. James was elected the new student trustee at a Student Senate meeting on April 26.

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We are looking for volunteers to participate in a research study of an insulin pump for the possible treatment of Type 2 Diabetes.

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Elected Officials; • Municipal Corporate By-laws are they Constitutional • Protect yourself from Tort Action – they are coming • Legal Limitations and Private Property – less than you think • Official Plans - Optional not Mandatory – we have the evidence

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EMC News – Residents from across Lanark County joined in to help clean up their communities during national Pitch-In Canada Week, which took place April 21 to 27. Above, in Mississippi Mills, siblings Brayden and Dacoda Shorthouse did their part, cleaning up the community’s public spaces.

from all CDSBEO secondary schools. The senate discusses student issues, gathers student opinion, and helps to develop communications with all students across the CDSBEO. It also provides a means for student council leaders and senators to gain leadership skills. James will assume her new role in August, when she is officially sworn in at the inaugural board meeting for the 2013-14 school year. The Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario operates 40 elementary and 10 secondary schools across eight counties. The CDSBEO offers excellence in Catholic education through provincialleading programs to approximately 13,500 students. Submitted by Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario. R0012079305

petroleum products. Every piece of plastic ever made in our lifetime, still exists. They do not decompose; they photodegrade. The sun’s rays eventually break them down into small toxic pieces, which contaminate the soil and water and get into our food chain when animals ingest them. Organized by the MVFN Environmental Issues Committee, chaired by Blakeney resident Theresa Peluso, an anti-plastic bag campaign will be launched in early May and will include distribution of a fact sheet on the issue, surveying current users and distributors of plastic bags, conducting a poster contest within schools, and publishing a final report. This MVFN environmental issues campaign is designed to encourage the use of reusable cloth bags. A constant message of the campaign will be to simply avoid buying goods that come in plastic bags. Another thrust is to encourage local businesses not to use them in the first place. As the campaign unfolds, the group will be seeking volunteers to help get the message across. If you are willing to assist, contact Theresa Peluso at reduceplasticcampaign@ Submitted by the Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists.

“I am very pleased to welcome Ms. James, in her new role,” he said. “In her work with the Student Senate, it is apparent that Terron is very proud of our board, and the work being done by our students in our Catholic school communities.” Current Catholic student trustee, Sean Fry, observed, “having worked with Terron throughout the year, through her involvement with the Student Senate, I am confident that she will do a fantastic job as Catholic student trustee.” “Her leadership skills, strong commitment to faith, and cordial personality will ensure that the students’ voices are heard,” Fry continued. In her new role, James represents the more than 13,000 students across the board. She will lead the Student Senate, which is made up of representatives

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EMC News – Canadians use up to 15 million plastic bags every year and the Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists (MVFN) plan to do something about it in this area. MVFN’s major concern is centred on what these bags are doing to the environment when disposed of. If you tied together every plastic bag we use annually in Canada, they would circle the globe 55 times. Many of them end up in our watershed, plugging drains and sewers and creating an unsightly mess. Worse still, they cause great harm to wildlife. Birds get tangled up in them, especially water birds; turtles and other mammals ingest them; whales and dolphins confuse them for jellyfish and gobble them up. Some fish think they are frog eggs and eat them. The result is usually suffocation or acute indigestion leading to death. Masses of plastic bags are strewn all over the countryside. Not necessarily dumped or discarded by people, a large amount of plastic is wind-borne from landfill and construction sites. Canadian plastic bags have been found as far away as Scotland. Flotillas of plastic bags are found in the middle of our oceans and ocean currents slowly carry them on to other shores. Plastic bags are made from non-renewable

EMC News – The Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario (CDSBEO) is pleased to announce that Terron James, a grade 12 student at Notre Dame Catholic High School in Carleton Place, has been elected as the next Catholic student trustee for the CDSBEO. James will be assuming the role from current Catholic student trustee, Sean Fry, a student at St. Mary Catholic High School in Brockville. After being elected at the Student Senate meeting on April 26, James remarked, “I am ecstatic to have been elected Catholic student trustee for the upcoming school year. I look forward to working with the members of the Student Senate, and the board, to discover what we can accomplish.” Director of Education, William J. Gartland commented on the election results.



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EMC News – May 4 marked World Labyrinth Day and here at home, the Carleton Place Labyrinth Society hosted a special walk, left, and unveiled a sign at the Carleton Place Community Labyrinth. There are 4,200 labyrinth societies active around the world. Photo by KATHY BOTHAM


Children’s Resources on Wheels marks 25th anniversary DEAR EDITOR: We would like to recognize and say thank you to our volunteers who give their energy, skills, and time freely to Children’s Resources on Wheels (CROW). This year, CROW is celebrating its 25th anniversary. Over the last 25 years, CROW has been fortunate to have volunteers in many and varied capacities. Since we are celebrating CROW’s birthday, we thought it would be appropriate to look at what has happened or changed in the last 25 years or quarter century. Many things we take for granted today were not invented or available 25 years ago and have changed our world considerably. For instance: we can communicate with people on the other side of the world in real time from practically anywhere; we can write something and communicate it to billions of people by using text messages, Facebook, or Twitter; we do not have to rely on the mail; if we want to learn something or find out about something, we don’t have to research it in books at our local library; we can do a Google

search and find out more information than we know what to do with; watch world events unfold in real time rather than waiting for the 6 p.m. news; we can view products, shop, and compare prices without leaving our house or chair; and we can surf the web, download music, and watch movies all via the Internet. We don’t need to have a television anymore. However, the list we just provided does not include:the face to face conversations; the personal contact with people; the expressions on people faces whether they be smiles, frowns, or concern; or the sounds of laughter and compassion. This is why we feel it is so very important to recognize and pay tribute to the people who serve and volunteer at CROW now and over the last 25 years. Thank you past and present volunteers! Diane Bennett Volunteer coordinator Children’s Resources on Wheels

COMMENTARY Go exploring EMC Editorial – Now that the nice weather seems as if it’s here to stay, it’s the perfect time to rediscover what our local communities throughout Lanark, Leeds and Grenville have to offer. The buds on the trees have opened, flowers are beginning to bloom and our towns are jam packed with events to take in. The season has breathed life back into the areas in which we live. A big indication of this are the numerous yard and garage sales popping up throughout the region. Merrickville recently held its community-wide garage sale, giving people an opportunity to rid themselves of items that collected dust over the winter months. Another opportunity will be May 25 when the Light Up the Night hosts its annual garage sale in the Levi Home Hardware parking lot in Almonte. The rebirth of spring is evident in other municipalities as well. North Grenville is getting set for its annual celebration of spring, the Dandelion Festival, set to take place the final weekend in May; and Smiths Falls is preparing for the revitalization of their popular summer tradition, the newlynamed Rideau Rural Roots Festival in July. Carleton Place is also putting the finishing touches on their unique Wine’d Around Downtown event May 25. The season culminates with the Canadian Cancer Society’s Relay for Life fundraisers June 7 and 8 in Mississippi Mills (Gemmill Park) and Smiths Falls (Smiths Falls District Collegiate Institute). Even if you aren’t participating, enjoy an evening of entertainment, capped off with the emotional luminary ceremony when the sun goes down. Whether you’re enjoying an afternoon along the Rideau Canal or in Perth’s Stewart Park, visiting the Merrickville Ruins or spending a Saturday at the farmers’ markets throughout the area, get out and explore what our communities have to offer.

Each day of the week was marked with special chores EMC Lifestyle – My sister Audrey said she was tired of the same old routine day in and day out. Since I was so very young when she made this comment, I had no idea what routine was. So I asked Audrey to print the word in my scribbler, and say what the word meant. Even at that early age I was very interested in words, and kept a record in a fat scribbler whenever I heard one I hadn’t heard before. My scribbler was getting quite thick, and even though I went over it often, I would forget what a word meant, and Audrey would have to explain it to me all over again. Which didn’t please her in the least! Well, Audrey could say what she liked about routine and how bored she was with it. But I liked how our lives on the farm were so orderly, and as far as I was concerned, I wanted nothing to change. Every Monday morning, our beds didn’t have to be made up, because that was the day, the sheets were stripped, and Mother did the washing. It didn’t matter if the snow was coming down in buckets, or it was raining so hard you could barely see the

barns, Monday was wash day. And I knew that on Monday night there would be fresh sheets on our beds, taken right off the clothesline and smelling of spring and the outdoors. That night, I didn’t mind in the least going to bed. And every Tuesday, when we came from school, we could smell in the kitchen, the scent of newly ironed clothes. Shirts would be draped over chairs, tea towels stacked neatly in a pile on the kitchen table ready to be put in the drawer in the back-tothe-wall cupboard. Even our pinny aprons would be ironed and hanging on the hook by the stove. Without fail, Tuesday was the day the ironing was done. And our mealtimes never varied. Breakfast was the very same every morning. Big bowls of porridge, fried potatoes and back bacon, and thick slices of homemade bread slathered with butter and jam. Dinner was always at noon hour. There was no such thing as lunch in the middle of the day. The routine of mid-day dinner never varied. Father expected, and got, meat and potatoes, Vice President & Regional Publisher Mike Mount 613-283-3182, ext. 104

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one or two different vegetables and an ample piece of homemade pie. After all, his work had begun at dawn, and even though his breakfast was ample, by noon hour it had worn off, and he was more than ready for what he called ‘a decent meal’. The routine continued at supper... always there was meat and potatoes but dessert would be preserves. And we never went to bed without something to tide us over to morning. I couldn’t imagine this routine being broken. This was all part of our life on the farm. Friday night was always the time to get ready for peddling Mother’s wares in Renfrew the next day. There was a regular routine that never varied as long as we lived in Northcote, News Editors: Laurie Weir, Joe Morin, Ashley Kulp REPORTERS: Stacey Roy, Tara Gesner, Desmond Devoy, Tiffany Lepack, Sabine Gibbins DISTRIBUTION: Lori Sommerdyk, 613-284-0124 ,ext. 27 CLASSIFIEDS/REGIONAL ROUNDUP: Fax: 613-283-5909 Judy Michaelis Email: Lee Ann Gilligan Email: Jennifer Coughlin Email:

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and was one of my favourite evenings in the entire week. Audrey and I would gather the eggs from the hen house, and Audrey would wash them in warm soapy water, and I would dry them with a clean flour bag tea towel. Mother would weigh them into their sizes on the egg scale...small, medium and large, and we would carefully pack them into 11-quart baskets. Mother’s sticky buns would be wrapped in wax paper, freshly plucked chickens singed, and laid out on the bake table on a clean white sheet, ready to be packed in the Model T in the morning. And every Saturday without fail, Mother headed into Renfrew to go door-to-door with what we had prepared the night before. Perhaps this was why Audrey complained so much about the routine. She was usually left at home to clean the house, whereas I was allowed to go with Mother. That didn’t mean I was spared from Saturday chores however. When we got back to the farm, it was my job to churn the butter in the middle of the kitchen. Wrapped in a long white pinADVERTISING SALES: ADVERTISING SALES CO-ORDINATOR Andrea Harding SALES: Cheryl Johnston, Sharon Sinfield, Peter Ellis, Kathy Perreault, Liz Gray, Kevin Hoover, Jamie Rae-Gomes Email: Fax: 613-283-9988 THE DEADLINE FOR DISPLAY ADVERTISING IS MONDAY 4:30 PM

ny, sitting on a straight-back chair, I plunged the round wood disc into the fresh cream, waiting for the change in the sound coming from deep in the churn, when I would know that my labour had paid off, and soon there would be butter. Saturday was butter day, and that never varied. And Saturday was bake day. Bread would be ready for the oven by the time we got back from Renfrew, pie crusts would be filled, and always a slab cake would be at the ready just in case neighbours dropped in for a game of euchre that night. Every night, without fail, we had our prayers. They were said on our knees around Mother who sat in the rocking chair in the corning of the big upstairs hall, which my sister Audrey and I called our bedroom. And our prayers never varied. Sometimes we prayed so long, I would doze off with my head on Mother’s knee. And another day would be done. Another day, just like the one before it. Marked with its special chores for that day of the week. And Audrey would lament again about the boredom of it all. • 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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Planning meals can help save time and money By SARAH PATTERSON and DIANNE OICKLE

Planning meals can save time Planning even just a few days worth of healthy meals and snacks will save you time later in the week when it comes to shopping and meal preparation. Use leftovers in your meal plan. For example, cook a whole chicken Monday night, and have a chicken stir-fry Tuesday night. This will make sure food doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t go to waste and will save you time during meal preparation the next day. Make a grocery list. Check to see what you already have on hand in the kitchen, and make a quick list of what you will need from the store. Knowing exactly what you need to buy can help make your grocery trip more efficient.

Visit our website at for more information on this workshop and for links to many other online and community resources. You can also contact the Leeds, Grenville, and Lanark District Health Unitâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s toll-free Health Action Line at 1-800-660-5853 or 613-3455685. Sarah Patterson, is a Dietetic Intern and Dianne Oickle, is a MSc, RD, Registered Dietitian/Public Health Nutritionist with the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit.

A plan for when you donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have a plan It is not always realistic to have a meal planned for every day of the week. For those inevitable nights when you have not been able to pre-plan a meal, have a backup plan. Have an â&#x20AC;&#x153;emergency meal kitâ&#x20AC;? stored in your pantry that contains a few ingredients that can quickly be combined to make a meal. An example of an â&#x20AC;&#x153;emergency meal kitâ&#x20AC;? may be a bag of pasta, a can of tuna, a can of mushroom soup and some frozen veggies. These ingredients can be thrown together in a pinch to make a tuna noodle casserole. Having a back-up plan like this can save you from spending money on take-out! Plan to grow your own fruits and vegetables Start a backyard garden, join a community garden, or plant some indoor potted vegetables and herbs.










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Planning meals can save money Having a grocery shopping plan can help you save money and prevent you from buying something you already have. Plan your meals around what is on sale at the stores you shop. Reading store flyers will help you save money and may also help spark meal ideas! Plan meals around what fruits and vegetables are in season as produce is often cheaper when in season, and will be fresher and tastier too! What is a complete meal? In order to get all the nutrients we need in a day, it is important to eat a variety of foods from all four food groups in Canadaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Food Guide: Vegetables and Fruit, Milk & Alternatives, Meat & Alternatives, and Grain Products. To create a complete meal, simply include at least three out of the four food groups from Canadaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Food Guide. For example, a peanut butter sandwich on whole grain bread with a glass of milk is a complete meal. A cheese omelet with a handful of carrot sticks is another example of a complete meal.


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13 Drummond St. W., Lge Family Home $315,000 Glorious big house located in the heart of heritage Perth! Built in the late 1800`s, this large family home holds a lot of original character & charm with many updates making it a wonderful home. Main level features sweeping staircase at front foyer, large dining & living room areas with hardwood & pine floors, huge country-sized kitchen with moveable centre island, maple floors & convenient access to main floor laundry & powder room. Super sized family room with gas fireplace & wonderful pine finished sunroom with skylights & access to carport & deck. Upper level has 4 good sized bedrooms, 2 full baths & access to great storage area above the family room. Forced air gas heat, central air, all newer windows, paved driveway, attached carport & separate garage, fenced yard & deck. MLS# 092103005509600 Sheri Mahon-Fournier 613-812-1215

129 Sherwood St., Tay River to Rideau Lakes $269,900 Quiet cul-de-sac in the quiet Hamlet of Port Elmsley. Very pretty, treed riverfront setting with direct boat access into Lower Rideau Lake. Nice level lot with perennial flower beds leading to 40 foot dock. 2+1 bedroom bungalow with windows, doors & decks taking advantage of the water view. Brand new shingles & Maxi vents, newer electric furnace & attic insulation. Large country sized kitchen has terrace door to riverside deck. Updated 4 piece bath on the main level. Large family room with WETT certified woodstove, 3rd bedroom and great storage area in the lower level. Well constructed 2 storey workshop or bunkie is insulated and has hydro. Other features include paved street, school bus, garbage & recycling pick up at the door. Super location midway to Perth, Smiths Falls & Rideau Ferry. MLS # 091990801534106 Sheri Mahon-Fournier 613-812-1215


NEW LISTING 109 Clarence St. Lanark - Magestic Gem $164,900 quiet village setting - large lot with loads of privacy in beautiful treed backyard - grand old 2 storey home complete with walk-up attic - pine floors have been beautifully refinished on both levels of this 4 bedroom home - original woodwork, doors & ornate trim & finishing remain intact & in excellent condition - kitchen has been totally updated including counter tops, built-in dishwasher, appliances & ceramic tile flooring - 5 piece bath on upper level & main floor laundry is handy - lovely covered front verandah & side porch, newer vinyl siding, most windows are newer thermopane - oil hot water heating & new wett certified woodstove installed - great attached workshop/garage area and attached wood storage area as well - plumbing & wiring updated (no knob & tube). MLS # 094093601526100 Sheri Mahon-Fournier 613-812-1215



18 R10, Big Rideau Lake Beautiful home on one of the best waterfronts that Big Rideau Lake has to offer. This property features an engineered waterfront boardwalk framing a dual boat port with boat lifts, 130 ft of deep, clean water - perfect for deep water boating and jump-in swimming. Beautiful landscaping and gardens surround a screened waterfront gazebo, det garage and the 4 bedroom, 3 bath home. Enjoy up-close waterfront views from almost every room. Cathedral ceiling, bamboo floors, full length windows, double sided fireplace and post and beam detail enhance the living room, dining room, foyer and kitchen. Master with large waterfront balcony, ensuite, walk-in and ground level large family room with gas fireplace. MLS # 083182803383205 $875,000 Julia

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3549 R35, Big Rideau Lake $895,000 Exquisite waterfront home designed by architect Bill Teron to reflect a long view of Big Rideau Lake from almost everyroom. Light from the two story living room windows floods into the upper hallway and two bedrooms each with an ensuite. There is room for everyone in this home with a family room, games room, office with double sided fireplace and deckside from the living, dining and kitchen area. Attached garage has hot and cold water hook-up and detached double car garage is designed with a large loft for extra company. Finish this off with beautiful gardens, a large boat port with heavy duty lift and you have the perfect Rideau Lake oasis. MLS # 083183103654200 Julia Scotland 613-390-0401



Gorgeous Waterfront plus private country location only 10 minutes to Perth. Enjoy the use of Otty Lake waterfront without paying the price of a waterfront home – exclusive “Burgesswood”resident use waterfront and 200 acres of recreational land. Split level – 2 bedrooms up and 2 or 3 down. Elevated ceilings, open and spacious, light and bright! $319,000 Call Barbara Shepherd 613 326-1361 MLS # 091191101027055

$679,000 This well-built 2600 square foot stonesided bungalow is situated on a beautiful lot overlooking Otter Lake. This 1500 acre lake has maximum depths of 120 feet offering excellent fishing, swimming & boating opportunities. Paul Martin 613-264-0123





$214,900 Bungalow just west of Perth with 3 bedroom, main residential area and adjacent 1 bedroom and bathroom. In-law suite that could be easily incorporated into the main home. Partially finished baement has WETT certified woodstove. Paul Martin 613-264-0123

Your deck is sitting right over the water! Perfect cottage that has been totally renovated by well known local contractor c complete with a custom kitchen. Insulated, Insulat EBB heat to take the chill off cool nights and mornings, m sweet Bunkie/bedroom, Bunkie/b $259,900 900 deep water at the end of the dock dock. Wow! $259 Call Barbara Shepherd 613 326-1361

$699,900 This 1830’s stone home is situated on a private 81 acres with approximately 2460 feet of Mississippi River frontage. Beautiful river views from this 3218 suare foot 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom farm house. Paul Martin 613-264-0123

Grand red brick Victorian in Perth High ceilings, wrap around porch, great design, tons of storage in the basement. Wonderful family room with stunning stone fireplace at the back with doors to patio and pretty backyard. Solid and elegant. $259,900 Call Barbara Shepherd 613 326-1361. MLS #092103007500200




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

1.3 acre lot in the town of Perth on municipal services high traffic location directly across from the beer store & grocery store - lot is paved with overhead lighting, previously operating as a car dealership - improvements include an approximate 3800 square foot building housing office areas & 3 large service bays all built in 1998 - heating by natural gas & central air installed - zoning is C2 highway commercial. Paul Martin 613-264-0123.

185 Indian Lake Road, Indian Lake, Chaffeys Lock - Rideau Lakes $749,000 Wake up to coffee on the east dock and cocktail hour on the west dock. This amazing property has close to 900 ft of frontage on a private point of land with deep clean water off both docks. Close to the quaint village of Chaffeys Lock and open water through Clear Lake and Newboro Lake - one lock to Westport. The views are stunning from the 1200 sf wrap around deck. The home features 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, new kitchen with cherry cabinets, granite counter top and finished lower level with walkout and screened porch to enjoy bug-free evenings. MLS # 083183605112703

Julia Scotland 613-390-0401

111 Rose-Mac $649,000 Lovely executive waterfront home designed with three finished levels overlooking the water. With 4 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, games room, living room, formal dining room and finished walkout lower level, there is space for the whole family to enjoy. Julia Scotland 613-390-0401


BOATERS! 3 rooms with a view! Water, wildlife & sunsets. Sweet privacy near the end of a quiet road at the tip of Briton Bay with 185 feet on the Big Rideau, 20 minutes to Perth or Smiths Falls & 10 minutes to Portland. Great design - in need of a facelift. Perfect for fishing & boating enthusiasts who love to travel the Rideau system. MLS #083183103612801 Call Barbara Shepherd 613 326-1361


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The perfect recreational property. Cozy 1 bed 1 bath cedar log cabin on 5 private acres. New septic & plumbing, upgraded electrical, new deck. Private with easy highway access, minutes to Perth, Lanark, golf courses & lakes. $139,900. Call Sheri D’Aoust: 613 812 9344

Large 4 bed 2 bath family home, spacious eat in kitchen living room w/dbl doors to dining / family rm. Main level laundry. Upper floor study/ exercise area. Hardwood floors, loads of storage/ walk in closets & original features. Close to HWY 15. $199,000.

1173 BYRNE POINT RD, HOWE ISLAND Stunning home overlooking the Bateau Channel w/ vaulted ceilings, hdwd flrs, master bed & ensuite on main floor. Deep clean water, large dock & decking. $1,099,900. Call John Jonkman: 613 561 6464

CHRISTIE LAKE Enjoy cottage life on Christie Lake. Two bedroom cottage with nice views of the lake and good clean water. Take the short drive to serenity and relaxation. $199,900.

SATURDAY MAY 11, 1-2:30PM 5 PERTH ST, PORTLAND 3+ bdrm, 1.5 bath well maintained bungalow situated on an extra large, well treed lot in the Village of Portland. 2 blocks to the Rideau. $249,000. Host Demi Thompson: 613 264 4330



PERTH PERTHMORE SUB-DIVISION 3 bed open concept, ensuite, custom cabinets, wood floors, main floor laundry, all season sun room patio doors to deck, overlooking open space, $308,000.




Adorable & affordable - perfect for 1st-time Buyer or great income property! Welcoming 3-season porch, cozy living room & bright eat-in kitchen. 2beds/2 baths , bonus unfinished addition – imagine the possibilities!, 52 x 100ft lot/huge paved drive! $174,900. Call Jennifer Glazier: 613 812 8114

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



RIDEAU FERRY Lakeside living at its finest... 4 bdrm, 2.5 bath side split nestled on 215ft of prime Big Rideau waterfront near Rideau Ferry. $649,000.

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




344 STAR HILL ROAD BLACK LAKE BEAUTY. Year-round home/cottage on very private 1 acre lot w/200ft clean waterfront & great access! 3bed/2bath with gorgeous elevated views to enjoy from upper & lower decks! Well & septic in place. No public access to Black Lake ensures tranquil, pristine water to enjoy! $239,900.

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

650 HIGHWAY 29, TOLEDO LOCATION, LOCATION! EAP II completed! This property is ready for any and all types of Business! 2,100 sqft building on 1 acre on busy highway. $179,900. Call Silvia Blanchard: 613 294 3661

Quality built 1150 sq ft 3 bd bungalow. New kitchen, lrg open concept living; new bth, windows, door, furnace, h/w tank, wiring & plumbing. Det garage w/ shed. PLUS COMMERCIAL BUILDING 1300sqft. Main showrm, maintenance & storage, office, parking. Good traffic flow, easy access from hwy. House $235,000 - commercial $35,000.

PERTH Move-in ready 3bed/3bath home in family friendly neighbourhood. Living rm boasts rich dark hwd, spectacular stacked stone feature wall, bay window &opens to dining. Pretty master w/bay window & ensuite. Lovely kitchen leads to deck overlooking green space. $249,000.



BLACK LAKE NEAR KEMPTVILLE Beautiful home on 2.3 acre lot for the growing family 3+1 bedrooms, huge family room with woodstove, in-ground pool, barn. $319,900.

With 90 ft of pristine shoreline & 1.5 acres on beautiful Black Lake, this cute 3 bed cottage close to the water’s edge has amazing potential! Perfect for all ages-gentle slope to water… wade in, jump off the dock, or sit back &enjoy the spectacular view! $229,500

6512 MCDONALDS CORNERS RD A perfect 2 bed, 1 bath home for the first time buyer with great potential. Full basement w/walkout, rec room area, wood stove. Single det garage. Private & peaceful on 5+ acres. $149,900. Call Sheri D’Aoust: 613 812 9344

PERTH Fully renovated bright 3 bd character property. Gleaming hardwood, Open plan living/dining, den, lg kitchen & bath, mud/laundry rm. Sun rm, bonus attic room, Dble gar, great functional basement / storage total turnkey property. Central Perth. $349,900.






Picturesque tranquil setting on the banks of the Fall River for this 4/5 bed beautiful well maintained Victorian home, Charm & character abound in the formal living rm, dining rm & the expansive kitchen. Family rm, double garage etc. Modern amenities, 15 mins to Perth. $310,000.

Welcome to the Rideau This warm & inviting, 4 bdrm, 3 bath home has it all - Gorgeous great room; kitchen w/ s/s built in appl, din/piano room, mstr bdrm w/ensuite & sauna,2nd bdrm w/ ensuite & balcony, hot tub,pool,bunkie,large lot. $639,900.

PERTH Charming 2 bed log home on 21 acres w/addition 40x80 coverall & sugar shack & above ground pool surrounded by a 16x18 cedar deck & det garage/ workshop. Not far from Miner’s Point & Upper Rideau Lake. $329,900.

BIG RIDEAU 3+3 Bed, 2.5 bath well designed R2000 home with panoramic view, with 826ft of w/f on 20 acres at Horseshoe Bay. Dbl garage + 2.5 detached heated gar/workshop. Sep Bunkie for your guests. Great community, lots of natural beautiful to enjoy. $674,500.


1744 DRUMMOND CON 1 Charming 5 bed home on 3.2acres with in-ground pool. The property has an attached self contained apartment (presently rented). Detached block barn/bldg. $359,900. Call Randy Cavanagh: 613 464 1000


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1131 Concession 3, Dalhousie Rd St Andrew’s United Church Circa 1894. Newer Forced Air Oil Furnace, 100 amp service, drilled well, septic, stained glass windows, large lot, high ceilings, good roof, 2 piece bath, large kitchen area, hi speed. Not your everyday purchase.

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900 Whipoorwill Lane, Clayton Lake 2 Acre of Riverfront between Clayton & Taylor Lakes! Bring your fishing rods. This cottage/home offers you unbeatable privacy, a decent shoreline, double car garage with workshop, screened porch, 3 season room,2 bedrooms, 1 bath, woodstove, hi speed internet, good neighbours, beautiful scenic drive. Parking galore, unique stacked wall storage shed, rolling land. A birders’ paradise.30 minutes to Kanata! Summer’s coming! $244,900 ! ! NEW! NEW W NE

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Large family home on fenced corner lot. Double garage with 2pc bath and inside entry. Country kitchen. 4 season sun porch. Brand new wiring! Updated windows, furnace, a/c.

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104 Barrach Street Visit the home of the “Lilac Festival”. Gorgeous village of Franktown is home to this spectacular Cape Cod, sure to impress.

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Walk to town from this 3+2 bedroom, 3 bath home, double garage, gas heat, Model home currently under construction on a 275’x400’ lot near Turn-of-the-century charmer features a nice back yard, large deck, hardwood & c/air. Middleville. Ready for occupancy by early June. Call today for details. pine flooring, wood stove and so much more. Call today.

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Lovely 3 bdrm home in new subdivision, finished lower level family room, fenced deep yard for children and pets. Short walk to park.

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7518 Roger Stevens Drive – $134,900 MLS® 863648

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Ontario Senior Games Association Summer Games begin this month EMC News – The District 9 Ontario Senior Games Association (OSGA) Summer Games begin this month. The registration fee will still be $12 and you can participate in as many events as you wish. Also if you play in the Summer Games, you only pay $5 to play in the Winter Games. Additional fees will apply for Golf and 5-pin bowling. Make cheques out to OSGA District 9. You may return your registration form to any convenor but registration forms must be returned by May 15. Registration forms will be available on the OSGA website and Club 85, Walker House, Smiths Falls senior building and Brockville Legion. Slo-pitch, horseshoes, and Bocce will be determined based on interest. This year the first, second and third place winners in each event will qualify to go to the district games in

Cornwall on Tuesday, Aug. 20. The cost for this is not yet finalized but will be in $25 to $35 range. More information on this will be on the OSGA website (www.ontarioseniorgames. ca). Information to register will be available at each event and winners will be asked if they are willing to attend.

• June 1: 5-pin bowling at the Kemptville bowling lanes. Convenor: Bev Middlemiss (613-258-7876). • June 3: Cribbage at the Brockville Legion. Convenor: Klaas Bolt (613-3483601). • June 3: Tennis at the Prescott club. Convenor: Jim Murphy (613-269-4615). • June 6: Shuffleboard at the Brockville Legion. Convenor: Arnold Mueller. • June 10: Golf at Lombard Glen. Convenor: Ken Johnston (613-283-7098). • June 11: Lawn Bowl Double in Brockville. Convenor: Sam Campbell (613924-0849). • June 13: Lawn Bowl Triple in Brockville. Convenor: Sam Campbell (613-9240849). • June 17: Golf rain date. • June 18: Swimming at the Brockville YMCA.

Dates and venues • May 17: Bridge at Walker House. Convenor: Eleanor Gilligan (613-925-2905). • May 23: Bid Euchre-6 at Club 85. Convenor: Eleanor Gilligan (613-925-2905). • May 27: Euchre at the Brockville Legion. Convenor: George Landon (613342-6087). • May 28: Bid Euchre-4 at the Smiths Falls senior building. Convenor: Bud Fawcett (613-283-0817). • May 30: Carpet bowling at the Smiths Falls senior Further dates for walking building. Convenor: Ken and pickle ball events will be Johnston (613-283-7098). announced in the near future.

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

Almonte Horticultural Society hosts their annual Plant Sale, Saturday, May 11, 8:45-noon. Almonte Library parking lot. Perennials, herbs and annuals, books, Mother’s Day gifts available. (613)256-4517 or (613)257-7155 for info. Almonte Junior Civitan 6th annual Mother’s Day Breakfast, May 12, 8-11 a.m. Almonte Civitan Hall. Proceeds to support community projects. Annual Plant Sale, Almonte and District Horticultural Society. Healthy perennials, houseplants, vegetables, herbs. May 11, 9-noon. Library parking lot. 613-256-9712. Euchre- 4 hand, May 16, 7:30 p.m., sponsored by the Town & Country Tenants Assoc., 375 Country St. Light lunch. (613)256-4179. Legion Branch 240, Saturday, May 11, Simon Clarke, 3-7 p.m. May 20- Almonte Quilters Guild will meet at the Almonte Civitan Hall, 500 Almonte Street in Almonte. Monthly meeting. 7-9:00 p.m. Jen (JC) Empey, (613)256-5858, e-mail: Mills Home Support, General Diners Lunch, Tuesday, May 14, at the Mills Office, 67 Industrial Drive. Transportation provided. Call Home Support to reserve 613-256-4700. Mills’ Seniors Services, Almonte, Golden Oldies Lunch, Thursday, May 23, at the Mills Office, 67 Industrial Dr. Transportation provided. Call Seniors Services to reserve 613-256-4700. Mills’ Seniors Services, Almonte, Music & Memories lunch program, Tuesday, May 21. Contact: Seniors Office 613-256-4700 or Jean Perry 613-257-3296 for program information. Mills’ Seniors Services- Theatre “A Flea in Her Ear”. May 22. Dinner out and then to the theatre. To reserve 613-256-4700. Natural Talks, Shoppers Drug Mart, 376 Ottawa St., Wednesday, May 15, 7 p.m. Allison Cochran RMT. Get Ready for Spring & Summer “Cleansing & Detox”. The Almonte Fish and Game Club’s Annual meeting, May 13, 7:30 pm at the Almonte Curling Club. Len Dickenson, guest speaker, will have a power point presentation on Algonquin Land Distribution. “The Rosamonds: A Woven Family History.” Vernissage: May 18, 2-4 p.m. Exhibit: May 14-July 20. Mississippi Valley Textile Museum, Almonte. Info; 613-256-3754 ext.7

50+ Fitness, Canoe Club, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10-11 a.m. Info: 613-256-8339. Adult Bereavement walking group, Tuesday, May 14, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Starbucks, corner Hwy 7/McNeely Ave. Contact: Rebecca Bowie 613-267-6400. Carleton Place and Beckwith Historical Society Annual General Meeting, Thursday, May 9, 6:30 p.m. Barbara Walsh Room, Carleton Place Public Library. Carleton Place Orange Lodge meets 3rd Tuesday of the month at 195 Industrial Ave at 8 p.m. Info: Kevin 613-253-5547. Carleton Place/Beckwith Home Support lunch brunch for Beckwith residents at the township office, 2nd Wednesday of month. Bingo afterwards. Info: 613-253-0733. Diabetes Consults available May 9 & 15. On-on-one counseling with RN and Dietitian. No referral or cost. Book appointment; 613-2842558. Early Childhood Screening Clinic- May 22, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Holy Name of Mary School, 110 Paterson St. 613-257-7121 ext. 247. Good Food for a Healthy Baby, every Thursday, 1-3 p.m. 30 Bennett Street. Info: 613-2572779 ext 104 (or ext 100). Grief Recovery Group- May 21, 28. 6:308:30 p.m. Community Home Support Office, #11-50 Bennett St. Register: 613-267-6400. Lions Foundation of Dog Guides. May 18. Walk will start in the Mews, walk will begin at

1:30. Can walk with or without dog. Info: 613257-1847. There will be prizes after the walk. Need to lose some weight?? TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), a non-profit weight loss support group. Monday evenings (6:30-8 pm), Legion, 177 George St., Carleton Place. (613) 257-5732. Parents and Children’s Group every Monday, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. 30 Bennett Street. Info: 613-257-2779 ext 107 (or ext 100). Pflag Carleton Place and Lanark County Meeting, Monday, May 13, 7 p.m. Zion-Memorial United Church. Information: Jim MacGregor 613-283-2055. Single Parenting Support Group, Saturday, May 11, 1-4 p.m., 30 Bennett St. Playgroup with snacks for the children. Must call to register 613259-2182 or 1-866-762-0496. Urban Forest Advisory Committee meeting. 7:30 p.m. Council Chambers Town Hall. May 16.

LEGO Club- Saturday, May 11, 1 p.m. Merrickville Library. Ages 5-12. Lessons in braided mats, May 12 and 19, weaving May 19, spinning and English smocking whenever requested. Held at Beginning Again. 613-269-4238. May 10- Legion Dinner and Dance. Chicken dinner 6 p.m. Entertainment: Good N’ Country. May 14- Legion Annual General meeting including elections. 7 p.m. All members requested to attend. May 17- Legion Dinner and Dance. Ham dinner 6 p.m. Entertainment: Harry Adrain. Plant Sale- May 18, 9 a.m.-12. Across from Royal Bank. Organized by the Friends of the Library. StoryTime, Fridays 10 a.m., theme: May 10, Mother’s Day. Merrickville Library. Info: 613269-3326.

PAKENHAM KEMPTVILLE Baby Talk- Wednesday, May 15, 1:30-3 p.m. Ontario Early Years Centre. Breastfeeding support available. BNI of Kemptville, meeting. Every Tuesday 6:45-8:30 a.m. Alumni Hall, Kemptville College (613)863-4853. Branch Artisan meeting, at the North Grenville Community Church, 2659 Conc. Rd., Kemptville. May 21, 7 p.m. Info: 613-258-4382. New members welcome. Good Food for a Healthy Baby, Every Tuesday, 11:30 am.-1:30 p.m at the Early Years Centre (33 Clothier St) Info: 613-257-2779 ext 113 (or ext 100). Kemptville and Area Walking Group- Mon. May 13, Wed. May 15, Fri. May 17, 9 a.m. Meet at North Grenville Municipal Centre. (613)2584487. Sponsor: Health Unit. North Grenville Photography Club, Meets 1st Wednesday every month, Old Fire Hall, Reuben Cr. Guest speaker, Peter MacCabe. Info; North Grenville Toastmasters meet 1st, 3rd Thursday of every month at O’Farrell Financial Services, Boardroom (292 County Rd 44) start time 7 p.m. Learn communication and leadership skills. Oxford-on-Rideau PS Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser, Friday, May 10, 5-7 p.m. 50 Water St., Oxford Mills. Tickets: at the door. http://, 613-258-9518. South Branch Elementary School Plant & Bake Sale- May 11th, 9 am-Noon. Rain or Shine! 2649 Concession Rd. Silent Auction, Scholastic Book Fair and Theme Basket Raffle. In support of South Branch School. Spring Yard Sale, Saturday May 11, 9:30 a.m- 4:30 p.m. Salvation Army Thrift Store. 2 Oxford St., West, Kemptville

LANARK Euchre, every Thursday, 1:30 p.m. Legion Hall. Sponsor: Ladies Auxiliary. Lunch. Prizes. Lanark Legion Branch 395 will host a Musical Jamboree the 3rd Saturday of each month, 2 PM. All musicians welcomed. Opened to the public.

MERRICKVILLE Armchair Travels- India with Gill Melki. May 16, 2 p.m. Merrickville Library. 613-2693326. Fourth Annual Merrickville Goes Green Eco-Fair, Saturday, May 11, Merrickville Community Centre from 10-3.

Pakenham Horticultural Club meeting. Wednesday, May 15, 7:00 p.m. St. Andrew United Church. Spring flower show. Guest speaker is the Roseafrica judge, speaking on the Roseafrica flower show and gardens in South Africa). Info: Cheryl 613-624-5307. Plant sale, Saturday, May 18, 8-noon, at the Five Span bridge parking lot. Info: Cheryl 613624-5307.

PERTH Brooke Valley Spring Tour, May 18, 105, Visit two studios featuring a wide variety of unique and creative art. 613-267-8759. Canadian Gospel Music Assoc. award winning vocalist Ali Matthews in concert. May 11, 7 p.m. Asbury Free Methodist Church. Advance tickets. 613-267-2345. Community Dinner on May 11, 4:30-6 p.m. at St James Anglican Church, 12 Harvey St. Everyone welcome. Community Dinner on May 18, 4:30-6 p.m. at St Paul’s United Church, 25 Gore St.. Everyone welcome. Drop in for a movie on Tuesday, May 14, 4 pm, Perth & District Union Library. For kids ages 6 to 12. For more information, (613)267-1224. Drop in to the Open Knitting Group, Monday May 13, 1-3 pm, at the Perth & District Union Public Library. Bring your own knitting. (613)267-1224. Euchre, every Tuesday, 1 p.m. at McMartin House, open to all adults, info: (613)267-5531. Garage Sale, Asbury Free Methodist Church, Saturday, May 18, 8 a.m.-12 p.m., 144 Gore St., East. Proceeds to Dignity House. Good Food for a Healthy Baby, every Thursday 9:30-11:30 a.m., 190 Gore St E at The Table Community Food Centre with Connections. Call Naomi 613-267-6428 ext 6. Good Food for a Healthy Baby, every Thursday, 9:30-11:30 a.m. at The Table, 190 Gore St E. Info: 613-257-2779 ext 104 (or ext 100). Half-hour one-on-one computer help for beginners. Friday May 10, 10 am-noon or Monday May 13, 3:30-4:30 pm at the Perth & District Union Public Library. For more information and to sign up, (613)267-1224. Join Baby Time, stories and songs for babies ages 0 to 12 months and their parents or caregivers, Tuesday May 14, 9:30-10 am, Perth & District Union Public Library. To register, (613)2671224. Join Storytime for children ages 1-4 and their parents and caregivers, Wednesday May 15, 9:30-10 am, at the Perth & District Union Public Library. To register, (613)267-1224. Lanark County Camera Club meets Tuesday, May 28, 7 p.m., Algonquin College. Visitors welcome. Info: (613)264-2767, www.lccameraclub .com On Wednesday May 15 at 4 pm, the THE EMC - 19 - Thursday, May 9, 2013

Perth & District Union Public Library is showing the teen film, Beautiful Creatures. Drop in. (613)267-1224. Overeaters Anonymous- every Thursday 7 p.m. Salvation Army Family Centre, 40 North St. 613-264-5158. Parents and Children’s Group, every Tuesday, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at St James Church (Beckwith and Harvey). Info: 613-257-2779 ext 110 (or ext 100). Perth Old Tyme Fiddler’s Dance, Perth Legion Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. May 10. Info: (613)259-2569 or (613)283-8703. Perth Tay Seniors. Card game. Lions Hall. May 22, lunch noon, cards 1 p.m. 613-2648252. Poetry writing workshop with spoken word poet Mary Pinkoski, Saturday May 11, 1-2:30 pm, the Perth & District Union Public Library. Must be ages 12 and up. To register, (613)2671224. Practice computer skills in a small group setting with tutor, Wednesday May 15, 10 am-noon, at the Perth & District Union Public Library. For more information, (613)267-1224. Presentations from the OPP on Internet Safety and Open Doors regarding Parenting the Axious Child. Light refreshments. Childcare available with advance notice. Call Drummond Central School to reserve a spot 613-267-4789. Rideau Trail Association/Canadian Wildlife Federation, Walk for Wildlife. Baird Trail, 2410 Herron Mills Rd., Saturday, May 11. Registration 10:30 a.m., walk at 11 a.m. Contact Susan Samila 613-264-1196. Seniors Exercise Class, CPHC Heart wise. Every Tuesday, 11 a.m., Perth Civitan Club. Aerobic/Strength/Stretch. Certified instructors. Info: 613-273-8672 or 613-272-0222. Please drop in. Simply Good Food, Wednesdays, 10 a.m.12:30 p.m. Cook and eat a delicious and healthy meal with others at The Table Community Food Centre, 190 Gore St E. Drop by or contact Naomi 613-267-6428 ext 6. Super Sale- First Baptist Church, 17 D’Arcy St. May 18, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Bake table, books, DVDs, perennials, sporting goods, tools, silent auction. Super Sale- May 18. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. First Baptist Church. Silent Auction. Super Sale, May 18, 9-1. First Baptist Church. 17 D’Arcy St. Books, bake sale, household goods, plants, sporting goods and tools. A silent auction featuring art work, furniture and photos. The Butterfly Fan Club, Perth & District Breast Cancer support Group, Thursday, May 16, 7-9 p.m., Perth Family Health Centre, 33 Lewis St. Info: Carleen 613-812-4474. Monthly meetings, 3rd Thursday. The Salvation Army thrift Store, 49 Chambers St. 613-283-8311. May 1, fill a bag in 5 minutes contest, in store details; Mother’s Days, May 10 & 11, special gift for our moms; May 17, treasure hunt, in store details. The Salvation Army thrift Store, 51 Foster St., 613-267-6260. May 10, bag day, specific items; Mother’s Days, May 10 & 11, special gift for our moms; May 18, buy one get one free, specific items.

ABC Hall music jam and community potluck. Sat. May 11, 5 p.m. (3166 County Rd. 36). Potluck dinner 5 p.m., followed by musical entertainment and dancing 6-10 p.m. 613-273-2571. “All you can eat” Pancake Breakfast! Saturday, May 18, 8-11:30 A.m. Bethel United Church, 1500 Rideau Ferry Rd. Contact: 613283-7241. Canadian Hearing Society, Hearing Health Care Clinic, 10-3, Tuesday, May 21 at the Lanark County Community Health Centre. For appointments call 613-259-2182. Come Join Us Sunday morning at 10:30 am, Beckwith Baptist Church at the corner of Tennyson Road and 7th Line of Beckwith. Coffee and Fellowship time following the service. All are welcome. Elphin Presbyterian Church “Yard and Bake Sale”. Elphin Presbyterian Church Hall. May 17, 2-7 p.m. Euchre, Maberly Hall, Wednesday, May 22, 7 p.m. Info: Sue 613-268-2507, Doris 613-2645446, Lorraine 613-326-0622. Food for Fines at the Rideau Lakes Public Library, for the month of May, patrons can clean up their overdue fines with a non-perishable food donation. Info: 613-359-5315. Hilltop Jamboree, Sunday, May 12, McDonald’s Corners Agricultural Hall. Doors open noon. Supper 5 p.m. Music starts at 1 p.m. “In My Shoes”, A Day for Caregivers. May 15, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Free Methodist Church, Smiths Falls. Info/register; 613-264-0307, 1800511-1911 or Sponsors; Alzheimer Society, CPHC, DCN. Kitley Elders potluck lunch. May 16, 12 noon. St. Andrew’s United Church, Toledo. All welcome. (613)284-0307. Mother’s Day ham supper, May 11, 5:30 p.m. Frankville Church Hall. Tickets: 613-2752608. (Take-outs available) Sponsor: Parish of Kitley ACW. Musician’s Circle- Thursday evenings. 7 p.m. ABC Hall, Bolingbroke (3166 Bolingbroke Rd). Network with fellow musicians. 613-2739005. New Horizon Club, May 22, 2 p.m. Burritts Rapids Community Hall, Rosedale Singers. Guests welcome. Call 613-269-2737. No Pain, No Shame, Born to Reign. Friday, May 10th, 7:30 p.m. Glad Tidings Pentecostal Church. 160 wayside Dr., Perth. Tickets available at the Church. Otter Lodge 100th Anniversary Open House and BBQ. Sat. May 11. 11-2. Otter Lodge building, 52 Blacksmith Rd., Lombardy. Celebrating 100 years in Masonry. Pancake Breakfast- Sat. May 11, 8-11 a.m. St. Andrew’s United Church, Toledo. Kick-off to the Annual Toledo Ride-A-Thon! Rideau Lakes Horticultural Society Annual Plant Sale Saturday 18 May. Delta Agricultural Hall. Doors open at 9:00 am. Rideau Trail Association- May 11- Baird Woods Trail “Walk for Wildlife”. Meet at Conlon Farm 10 a.m. Level 1+. Leader: Susan 613264-1196. Snow Road Snowmobile Club, Annual General Meeting, May 10, 7:30 p.m. at the Clubhouse, 1106 Gemmills Rd. The Greater Ashton Community Assoc. presents Victoria Day Fireworks. Sun. May 19, 7:30 p.m. Cavanagh Community Centre, Ashton. Entertainment. Canteen. RURAL The Wizards, 50 & 60’s Dance, May 11, 8-12 p.m. Royal Canadian Legion Upper Rideau 11-8, Multi-family Garage Sale. Saturday, Branch #542, Westport. Light lunch. May 11 8:00 am-3:30 pm. 1565 Lindsay Rd, Oxford Mills. Support Oxford Mills Sisterhood of Guiding. To Donate, call Ann at 613-258-2779. 1st Elmsley Scouts Group. Mother’s Day Brunch & Silent Auction, Sunday, May 12, 2013 SMITHS FALLS 10 am-2 pm Port Elmsley Hall, Station Road, Port Elmsley fundraiser for 1st Elmsley Scouts. 4 hand euchre, Friday, May 10, 7:30 p.m. at 29th Annual Flea Market of amateur radio Pierce’s Corners Hall, 3048 Pierce Rd., North equipment, Saturday, May 11, 9-noon, Smiths Gower. Light lunch. Info: (613)489-1684. All Falls Curling & Squash Club. Sponsor: Rideau welcome. Lakes Amateur Radio Club. 4 hand euchre, Wednesday, May 15, 7:30 p.m. Montague Seniors Hall, Rosedale. Good prizes, good food. (613)284-1074. See Smiths Falls page 20

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Baby & Me Group, every Monday, 10-11:30 a.m. at the First Baptist Church (73 Beckwith St N) Info: 613-283-9307 (or 613-257-2779 ext 100). Bake, craft and yard sale, Saturday, May 11, 8-1. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 11 Church St W. (Rain date May 25), Table available to rent call 613-283-6987 or 613-283-6640. Bid Euchre, every Monday evening, 7 p.m. Canadian Room, Smiths Falls Legion Br 95. Bingo, every Thursday evening, 7 p.m. Royal Canadian Legion Br 95. Info: 283-2690. Civitan Bingo every Tuesday, Smiths Falls Civitan Hall. Start 7 p.m. Doors open 5:30 p.m. Canteen available. Proceeds to help fund charity and community projects. Diabetes Cooking Group, May 13. Letâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s do pizza! Rideau Valley Diabetes Services. No referral or cost required. Space limited. Register, 613284-2558. Diabetes Education Session, May 15. Learn about diabetes, maintaining good health from RN and Dietitian. Rideau Valley Diabetes Services. No cost or referral. Register; 613-284-2558. Duplicate Bridge- Every Monday evening 7 PM in the Lancaster Room, Smiths Falls Legion Br95 Duplicate Bridge, Tuesday, May 14, 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)- May 14, 7 p.m. Salvation Army Church (side door). (613)283-0960. Good Food for a Healthy Baby, every Tuesday, 1-3 p.m. at the CHC, 2 Gould Street. Info: 613-257-2779 ext 104 (or ext 100). Jamboree, Open Stage, May 24, Chicken Kabob . Music 1-6:30 p.m. Dinner at 5. Smiths Falls Legion Br 95. Members, guests and public welcome! Jitney on Thursdays, at 6:30 at Smiths Falls Lawn Bowling Club. Ladies Darts, every Sunday evening, 6 p.m. Smiths Falls Legion Br 95. Lou Peterson Memorial Tournament, at 9:30, Tuesday, May 21, at Smiths Falls Lawn Bowling Club. Come and watch excellent bowlers. Monday Night Euchre, Legion, 7 p.m. Open House, at Smiths Falls Lawn Bowling Club. Sunday, May 12, 1-4 p.m., Monday, May 13, 4-6:30 p.m. Come & try it out! Parents and Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Group, every Thursday, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at the first Baptist Church (73 Beckwith St N) Info: 613-283-9307 (or 613257-2779 ext 100). Pay as you play, Smiths Falls Lawn Bowling Club on Wednesdays, 7 p.m Come and try out this sport. Smiths Falls Lawn Bowling Club, Jitney 6:30 on Mondays. Come and try it out. Super Singles Dart League-Every Tuesday evening, 7 PM, Smiths Falls Legion. Support and Information meetings May 8, supported by: Rideau Valley Diabetes Services. No referral required. Call for info: 613-284-2558. TGIF Dinner & Dance, May 10, dinner 6 p.m., Champagne Chicken, music 7 p.m., Peter Woods. Smiths Falls Legion Br 95. Members, guests and public welcome!




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REGIONAL NEWS EMC News – Bert Morrow, left, executive director of ONTRAC Employment Resource Services in Smiths Falls presents several computers to Heather Whiting, fundraising coordinator of Lanark County Interval House. The computers are being replaced at the employment centre, so can now be put use at the agency in its outreach counseling offices and in the shelter itself to help end violence against women. Submitted photo

Parks Canada and PSAC sign new agreement EMC News – Parks Canada chief executive officer (CEO) Alan Latourelle, last week announced that the new collective agreement between the Parks Canada Agency and the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) has been officially signed and is now in effect. These successful negotiations with PSAC bring increased certainty to all Parks Canada team members, and to our partners, stakeholders and visitors. “Parks Canada appreciates very much the respectful and constructive relationship it has with the PSAC,” said Latourelle. “Both teams of negotiators are to be commended for their leadership in achieving a collective

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Forrest was recently neutered, healed well and is ready to explore your home. where he is the only dog. LAWS (Lanark Animal Welfare Society) is located on Hank and Boots Glenview Road, just off HighWe are profiling Hank and way 43, about 2 kilometres west Boots again, who came from of Smiths Falls. The shelter is the same home. Their sister open Monday to Sunday from Bella has been adopted, but Hank and Boots still need a family where they can live out their lives. Their owner, who took extremely good care of her cats, passed away and un-


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EMC Business - When Dan and Cliff Allan of Krown Rust Protection Centre in Smiths Falls learned they had won a prestigious company award due to customer retention, they decided the best way to say thank you was to give back to the community. On April 30 the Allan brothers made good on this commitment when they presented Dawn Bouchard, principal at Chimo Elementary School with a $1,000 donation that will go towards the purchase of a Smartboard for the school. “It will definitely go to a good cause,” Bouchard said in thanks. These computerized whiteboards allow teachers to write notes while accessing interactive teaching tools previously unavailable in the classroom. Locally, smartboards have been used from everything from taking attendance to learning colours in the kindergarten room and their success in teaching this generation of learners has made the acquisition of another smartboard the next step in the school’s technology plan. In thanking the local business for their generosity, Bouchard said the donation has expedited the purchase of this valuable equipment. “This is going to help us get there even faster than I thought we’d get there,” she said of its purchase. According to Freeman Young, president of Krown, Smiths Falls is the first outlet to have chosen a donation to a local school over receiving the award money. On Feb. 28, 2013 the Allan brothers received the top standing in customer satisfaction rating throughout the entire chain. “When the award was handed out earlier this year to Cliff and Dan at our annual Krown conference most people said “where


In celebration of their recent customer service award, Krown Rust Protection Centre owners, Cliff Allan (far left) and Dan Allan (second from right) donated $1,000 to Dawn Bouchard, principal of Chimo Elementary School. Freeman Young (second from left), president of Krown and mayor Dennis Staples (right) attended the April 30 presentation in Smiths Falls. the heck is Smiths Falls?” They all know now,” Young added. “Krown dealers from Europe, the U.S. and all over Canada are now trying to copy the model set by the Smiths Falls centre and that’s extraordinary.” The location won the recognition over stores in Canada, America and Europe (a total of 272 locations) by reporting a customer return rate of 92.3 per cent in 2012. “That’s just unheard of. It’s phenomenal,” Young commented. The Smiths Falls franchise owners were a strong 10 per cent higher than their closest competitor and well above the Krown standard of 72 per cent. The secret to Smiths Falls’ success is undoubtedly their personal approach to doing business and dedication to making their customers as comfortable as possible. To that end, the local shop

at 15 Franklin St. has a window that connects the waiting room with the shop itself so customers can see work done on their vehicle. The brothers thanked Young for the recognition April 30, adding special thanks goes to their father who taught them a strong work ethic and to treat people as they want to be treated. “We owe a debt of gratitude to our father. He’s everything to us,” Dan Allan said. Krown has been servicing Smiths Falls and area vehicles since 1999 when they opened Photo by TARA GESNER their original shop on Union Street prior to moving to Franklin Street where they now oper- EMC Events – Above, eight-year-old Matthew Dillabough from Smiths Falls (Superman) ate from. and Hanna Van Alphen (Catwoman) of Read’s Book Shop show off their super powers dur-

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Cinderella Boutique heralds run-up to local prom season EMC News - The Cinderella Boutique was busy on the weekend as girls came in to look over the graduation and prom dresses they will need as school comes to an end. The boutique receives tremendous support from the Smiths Falls community. Below, volunteers Brooke Black, Hannah Evans and Deanna Gemmiti hold up some of the more than 475 dresses that have been donated to the boutique. Right, Penny Evans on the left helps out Brianna Stockford as the student tries on a dress at the Cinderella Boutique on Saturday, May 4.

Smiths Falls police set for move EMC News - The Smiths Falls Police is pleased to announce that it will be moving into its new location, located at 7 Hershey Dr. in Smiths Falls. The Police Service will be fully operational out of its new site starting Tuesday, May 14, 2013.


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Powerful experience results in local change at Smiths Falls public school â&#x20AC;&#x153;It had a huge impact on me,â&#x20AC;? said student, Martina Phothisen. She spoke of a talk from Spencer West who climbed Mount Kilimanjaro on his arms due to amputation of both his legs. â&#x20AC;&#x153;He didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t give up at all,â&#x20AC;? Phothisen said. This month he will be walking on his hands from Edmonton to Calgary in support of charitable causes. We Day began in 2007 as a means




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EMC News - The first national We Day in Ottawa has resulted in tangible change at one Smiths Falls school whose students are currently making plans to host local fundraisers. Approximately 15 Duncan J Schoular School students had the opportunity to experience the youth empowerment conference in Ottawa where popular musicians, inspirational speakers and change makers had one solid message to send. â&#x20AC;&#x153;They really stressed your the leaders now,â&#x20AC;? explained Barbara Johnson, Duncan J Schoular teacher who accompanied the teenage girls on the trip to the nationâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s capital. The young girls are taking up this challenge with plans to launch a local penny drive for RBC and Free the Children, who was born by the initiative of a 12-year old Canadian boy and today focuses on domestic and international efforts to improve the lives of children the world over. Pennies can be dropped off to the school during regular school hours. It is said that a bag of pennies is equal to $25, which is enough to provide clean water to a person for the rest of their life. Plans are underway to launch the Duncan J Schoular penny drive during an upcoming school assembly before this school year is out. The second local initiative is hoped to be a food drive for the Smiths Falls Community Food Bank. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not just helping people in Kenya but people around here too,â&#x20AC;? said Tiffany Jordan, We Day participant. Another ongoing fundraiser is the sale

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EMC News - The professionals who have committed to dive into the repair and replacement work at the Gallipeau Centre pool, which is currently under way. For the last week Gallipeau Construction has been working to make general repairs to areas such as the locker room. Once this work is complete, Superior Pool, Spa and Leisure of Ottawa will be on site to undertake the repair work to the pool structure itself, including the transformation of the pool into a salt water system. “Superior has extensive experience in restoring closed pools” and pools of this age, explains Rob Rodine, The

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Hub board of directors. In the next couple of weeks The Hub is hoping to roll out its sponsorship program. The program will be open to businesses, organizations, individuals and families who want to have a hand in helping build the foundations of The Hub in the Smiths Falls area. Rodine thanked the community for its incredible support throughout the process and is eager to introduce this new method of support. “Now’s the time for everyone whose been wanting to get involved and help in some way can do so,” Rodine said. See future issues of the Record News for further updates on this project.

try, but adds information sharing begins at the grass roots level. She encourages all residents who suspect a property in their community as being a grow op to contact the police. Some key indicators a house might be a grow op include: no snow around the house or on the roof, the yard isn’t as maintained as its neighbours yet there are soil bags out on the curb on garbage day, the house itself is hot to the touch and you never see people out and about on their property. Aunger will next meet with the coalition in June to discuss how they can move their ideas forward to protecting homeowners.

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Relay For Life fundraiser aims to â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;flush cancerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; through research By STACEY ROY

EMC News - A bright blue or yellow potty is adding a touch of colour to some Smiths Falls and Carleton Place area lawns this season as part of an ongoing Relay For Life team fundraiser. The Walkie Talkies relay team, who will be taking part in the June 7 relay event at Gemmill Park in Almonte this year, is hosting this unique communitywide fundraising initiative to tackle the teamâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s $5,000 fundraising total from last yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s event. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Hopefully with the potty weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll raise more than that,â&#x20AC;? said Tasha Waugh, team member. The potty was first deposited on the lawn of a family and friendâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s lawns, but has since made its way around the community. Each person to receive the potty can then pay $5 to have it removed, $10 to remove it and find out who sent it to them; $15 to remove it, find out who sent it to them and have it sent on to someone else or $20 for all the above and potty insurance so it never

returns to their lawn. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We do have our first victim of non potty insurance,â&#x20AC;? Waugh said. The fundraising initiative has received a positive response from unwitting participants so far, including Carleton Place mayor Wendy LeBlanc who was in her garden last Monday when the potty was unexpectedly delivered. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It really was a lot of fun. We had a good laugh at that,â&#x20AC;? LeBlanc said. She commends the Walkie Talkies for finding a way to involve the entire community in their quest to raise funds for cancer research. Initially, the blue potty was to split its time between the two communities, but its popularity has required a second potty to be painted for the Carleton Place community. The flush cancer potty will be making its way through both communities until June 6. In its first few weeks the potties have raised $600 for the groupâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s fundraising envelope and calls for the potty to be delivered to a special home are being accepted. Carleton Place residents can call Lesslie Williams at 613-253-

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Relay For Life team captain Lesslie Williams with Pat Grainger pose with the potty on a front lawn recently. 1357 or Matt Williams at 613-253-6420 while Smiths Falls residents can reach the potty by calling Tasha Lynn Waugh at 613-253-6841 or Siem Bouman at 613-284-6912. Waugh is looking forward to return-


ing to the relay this year and experiencing the shared hope of participants that a cure for cancer in all its forms will one day be found. â&#x20AC;&#x153;My favourite part is the lighting and luminaries,â&#x20AC;? Waugh said. She added of

the disease, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s hit us hard.â&#x20AC;? Last year Waugh lit a luminary as a prayer for her sister-in-law who has just lost her battle with cancer this year. On June 7 the Smiths Falls couple will send prayers up for Waughâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s sister who is currently undergoing treatment while lighting a candle in memory of her sister-in-law, dad and second sister who also lost their battle. The Relay For Life experience is one of varied emotions from sorrow to hope when the survivors take to the track for the survivorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s lap. The Walkie Talkies group has three survivors that have taken part in this joyful celebration of what fundraisers like Relay For Life have been able to achieve. The 2013 relay event taking place in Almonte June 7 and SFDCI June 7. Both events start at 7 p.m. and marks the 75th anniversary of the Canadian Cancer Society. The society is celebrating this special event by launching a website ( where 75 stories are shared that covers all the ways the society has positively impacted the fight against cancer.





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Looking Back .

100 YEARS AGO - MAY 8, 1913

A fine new ambulance arrived in town yesterday, the property of Mr. J. C. Webster. It is handsomely designed; an olive green in color with lighter green trimmings. The interior is finished in select quartered oak. It is furnished with the most modern of appliances, including a portable stretcher on which is an air-filled antiseptic rubber mattress. It is also equipped with folding seats for the accommodation of doctors and attendants. Mr. Webster will keep it ready for quick response to emergency calls. The Smiths Falls baseball team went down to Merrickville for a friendly game on Saturday and were beaten in a score of fourteen to ten. The Merrickville boys are a fast aggregation and will make a team to be reckoned with. The Smiths Falls men have not got down to work yet, this game at Merrickville being their first practice.

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50 YEARS AGO - MAY 9 1963 Thank dated cord Please

“It appears we are wasting our time and money in attempting to attract visitors to our Rideau Lakes.” This was the blunt opinion of Smiths Falls mayor, Arnold Gough in an interview with the Record News on Tuesday. His Worship said he is deeply concerned and alarmed over the lack of foresight by the Department of Transportation in failing to provide any form of public beach or docking facilities between Smiths Falls and Portland. Smiths Falls is once again without the services of a dog catcher. After two months on the job, Kenneth J. Edwards submitted his resignation to Town Council on Monday. It was however, not accepted.

you to Jeannine Adam for this second unpostcard image of Victoria Park. The ReNews EMC welcomes any submissions. e-mail them to or by mail to PO

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Pregnancy should not be a punchline EMC Editorial - Who knew that my wife would have something in common with Kim Kardashian and Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge this year? While she certainly is a pretty princess in my eyes - and nowhere near a vapid, voyeuristic, narcissistic reality TV star - as her husband, I have noticed some interesting quirks in this, her second pregnancy. Like our first go-round, we are getting the usual barrage of questions: “When are you due? How far along are you now? Where are you having the baby? Are you going natural for the birth?” All very well and good questions. The author David Sedaris once quipped that, when he finds himself in a foreign country trying to start a conversation, a good talk-starter is to ask the question “How do your animals talk?” (According to my daughter Michaela’s French-language toddler books, dogs in Quebec, northern New Brunswick, and parts of eastern and northern Ontario, say “ouaf, ouaf!”

25 YEARS AGO - MAY 11, 1988 Two Carleton Place men escaped injury when their 25 foot cabin cruiser plunged 20 feet into an empty channel at the Poonamalie Locks last Wednesday evening. Westport OPP reported Geoffrey Laycock, 48, was piloting the 1987 Tempest northbound along the Rideau Canal at about 16 miles per hour. Police said the incident occurred at about 9:30 p.m. and the darkness prevented the occupants from noticing the channel was empty.


instead of “woof, woof.” Next time I am in Montreal, I must listen to hear the subtle difference.) But for us, by far the greatest conversation starter these days is that we do not want to know the sex of the baby before it is born. Yes, we want it to be a surprise come July. There are so few pleasant surprises in life, we might as well take advantage of it while it is on offer. My cousin Caroline in Ireland is also expecting baby number two in October and she is doing the same thing. (Congrats on the good news by the way, Caroline.) My wife has written in these pages in years past about how she was surprised at how her personal space seemed to disappear when she

started to show, with everyone thinking they could just walk up and touch her belly. Men, obviously, experience pregnancy differently. Seeing my wife go through the usual nausea, aches, and pains of pregnancy is tough enough. But what has upset me the most goes beyond unwanted belly touching. At a recent social event people decided that it was okay to make jokes like “Did your mommy swallow a watermelon?” or “Hey, maybe you’re carrying twins!” In short, it’s not funny. A woman’s body goes through enough changes in pregnancy and, as the recent Dove ad campaign reminds us, even at the best of times, for whatever personal or societal reasons, women are already cagey enough about their looks. Oh, that we could live in a world where it was not so. But until then, as a husband, and father of a little girl, I just ask you to keep the supposedly “funny” jokes to yourself. They hurt the women we love.


10 YEARS AGO - MAY 2003

Visitor urges council to park the parking meters

The ‘fun’ is back in Smiths Falls. As in the ‘Passport to Fun in the ’Falls’ program, that is. Starting May 17, the town’s three museums, together with the Hershey Chocolate Shoppe, will be teaming up for the annual passport program for visitors and area residents to enjoy.

DEAR EDITOR: I had not been to Smiths Falls lately until the other day. My eyes certainly got an opening by the number of vacant store fronts. I first noticed it coming down Main Street and then made it a point to observe and it’s quite unbelievable the number of vacant spots. Upon ex-

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iting my vehicle at one of the downtown stores The parking meters used to take either five, the next thing I observed was the new parking 10 or 25 cents, and now they install new meters meters that now take either a quarter, loonie or that potential customers of these downtown toonie. I thought to myself “what is the town businesses have to pay more to park at, either trying to do, get rid of the rest of the downtown See PARKING page SF9 business’?”

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Township nears end of Police Services Board business plan process



EMC News - A short list of action items remain prior to Montague Township’s approval of the 2012-2015 Police Service Board (PSB) business plan. The draft plan was reviewed May 2 following a jointly hosted Seniors Day at the Montague Forget-Me-Not Club. Committee members admitted the process has been lengthened for this project due to unforeseen delays, but noted a noticeable amount of the plan had to be amended to reflect the removal of the former Rideau Regional Centre

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would also approach its development from the lens of roles and responsibilities of all involved. It was noted that over the last two years Montague has received a rebate from the OPP when provincial calls to duty have resulted in the force being unable to meet minimum service hours. OPP Contract renewal Lanark County OPP will be attending a future township council meeting to discuss the upcoming contract renewal in 2014. Staff Sgt. Needham noted OPP officers will be wrapping up a contract negotiation with the province going into next year with a me-to clause that would see officers receiving the same wage as their peers across the province. Currently Toronto officers earn $4,400 more than the local OPP force. Photo by STACEY ROY

At right, a strong crowd filled the Montague Forget-Me-Not Club May 2 to hear Const. Sean Trahan (pictured) and Const. First Class Dave Blair (not shown), community services officer for the Lanark County OPP. The two men focused on safety issues and crime prevention for seniors. The event was cohosted by the Montague PSB.

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25 cents, a loonie or toonie. With all the factories, etc. that have closed up, the downtown businesses are feeling the effects of it. Does the town not think that business is bad enough for those existing businesses, let alone the meter issue? One would think they would want to help the businesses that are left; instead they are making it even harder on those remaining. I believe Brockville and Perth have done away with their parking meters to help their existing downtown businesses. Sincerely, Vicki Downey

and the addition of other elements. “We wanted to make this particular to Montague,” remarked Patricia Bjorgan, PSB member. The plan looks at increased traffic initiatives and road safety, police visibility, community relations and communications; and community satisfaction. It aims to incorporate the strategic planning model and indicators of success to ensure a clear method for board members to see if all goals have been met. “Some of the reporting back will give you an idea,” commented Staff Sgt. Derek Needham of the Lanark County OPP, referring to the existing quarterly reports the board receives. Board members also expressed an interest in understanding how much time, if any, is spent by the police services in local schools educating children about safety tools. It was decided that the board will approach the school board to firm up this information and present a proposal to the OPP on how both entities would like to go forward. “We should be doing that sooner rather than later,” said reeve Bill Dobson, board chair. The business plan is done every three years. In 2015 the board hopes to incorporate a larger public input session to gauge what local concerns, if any, there may be. The future plan


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Cars: 12 Focus, 16 kms; 11 Fiesta, 70 kms; 08 Accent, 96 kms; 08 Civic, 156 kms; 08 Caliber, 102 kms; 08 Elantra, 89 kms; 07 Charger, 237 kms; 07 Caliber, 105 kms; (2)07 Focus, 139-227 kms; 07 Cobalt, 117 kms; 07 Optima, 79 kms; 06 Impala, 122 kms; 06 Focus, 101 kms; 06 CSX, 141 kms; 06 500, 94 kms; 06 3, 207 kms; 06 Cobalt, 104 kms; 05 Civic, 158 kms; 05 3, 112 kms; 05 Focus, 94 kms; 05 Pursuit, 246 kms; (2)04 Amanti, 143-188 kms; 04 Impala, 239 kms; 04 Intrepid, 171 kms; 04 BMW X5, 233 kms; 04 Neon, 175 kms; 04 Gr Am, 261 kms; 03 Gr Prix, 260 kms; 03 Taurus, 231 kms; 03 Sebring, 183 kms; (2)03 BMW 3, 96-228 kms; 02 X5, 278 kms; (2)02 Civic, 247-271 kms; 02 Passat, 217 kms; 02 ES300, 218 kms; 02 Impreza, 187 kms; 01 PT Cruiser, 182 kms; 01 Maxima, 190 kms; 01 Sebring, 352 kms; 01 Sentra, 120 kms; 01 Regal, 147 kms; 01 Cavalier, 165 kms; 01 Integra, 140 kms; 01 Rio, 173 kms; (2)01 Focus, 168-295 kms; 00 Sunfire, 140 kms; 00 Civic, 242 kms; 00 Catera, 208 kms; 00 Impala, 171 kms; 00 Intrepid, 171 kms; 99 Camry, 268 kms; 99 Forester, 230 kms; 99 Protégé, 194 kms; 99 Mystique, 194 kms; 99 Cavalier, 177 kms; 97 ES 300, 334 kms; 96 Accord, 166 kms; SUVs: 09 Escape, 174 kms; 09 Flex, 131 kms; 09 Tribute, 144 kms; 08 Durango, 171 kms; 08 Edge, 118 kms; 07 Expedition, 262 kms; 07 CRV, 143 kms; 06 Torrent, 144 kms; (2)05 Escape, 94-236 kms; 05 Trailblazer, 239 kms; 05 Aviator, 184 kms; 05 Navigator, 164 kms; 05 Expedition, 245 kms; 04 Explorer, 285 kms; 04 Freelander, 140 kms; 04 Murano, 193 kms; 03 Excursion, 173 kms; 03 Murano, 234 kms; 02 Explorer, 169 kms; 02 Cherokee, 196 kms; 02 Avalanche, 227 kms; 02 Envoy, 186 kms; 01 Vitara, 223 kms; Vans: 09 Uplander, 99 kms; 09 Montana, 95 kms; 08 Uplander, 150 kms; 07 Caravan, 106 kms; 07 Express, 150 kms; (2)06 Caravan, 105-178 kms; 06 Freestar, 145 kms; 05 Sedona, 121 kms; 05 Caravan, 117 kms; 04 Quest, 145 kms; 04 Caravan, 272 kms; 04 Odyssey, 114 kms; (2)04 Venture, 171-186 kms; (3)04 Freestar, 150-185 kms; 03 Ram, 207 kms; 02 Montana, 128 kms; 02 MPV, 219 kms; 01 T&C, 238 kms; 01 Caravan, 272 kms; (2)01 MPV, 126-162 kms; 01 Venture, 157 kms; 00 Odyssey, 307 kms; 00 Caravan, 82 kms; 00 Montana, 251 kms; Light Trucks: 11 Titan, 105 kms; 10 Ram, 82 kms; 09 F350, 161 kms; 06 F150, 280 kms; 05 F150, 293 kms; 04 Colorado, 194 kms; 04 Ram, 212 kms; 04 F250, 227 kms; 03 Ram, 207 kms; 03 F350, 322 kms; 02 F150, 166 kms; 01 F150, 166 kms; 00 Silverado, 195 kms; 00 Dakota, 212 kms; 94 F350, 287 kms; 85 D150, 98 kms; Heavy Equipment/Trucks: 01 F550 Boom, 321 kms; 00 E450 bucket, 188 kms; 01 Cutaway, 207 kms; (2) Inge 550P paver, 1151-3642 hrs; 420 Packer; 07 FL Rolloff, 316 kms; 95 IH 9200 Dump, 917 kms; 89 Mack Turbo, 441 kms; (2)97 Ford Dump, 281-300 kms; Trailers: 07 Wells Cargo 20’; 13 Utility; 09 homemade float; 94 J&J Utility; 03 Utility; 06 Kerr Car hauler; Emergency Vehicles: 08 E450 Ambulance, 204 kms; 06 E450 Ambulance, 175 kms Recreation: 85 Motorhome, 51 kms; Misc: small tools; storage container; Trackless sidewalk plow, 3115 hrs; Toyota forklift, 6566 hrs; FD H2000 forklift, 4157 hrs; pressure washers; bale spears; bale forks; Ariens 2350 zeroturn; tagalong mowers; Graco Mac Painter; Portable paint machine; Thompson steamers; 6’ blades; box blades; root rakes NO CHILDREN ALLOWED List is subject to change. Website will be updated as new consignments are registered Buyers Premium Applies - Terms: Cash; Visa; MasterCard; Interac for $500.00 deposit & Cash, Certified Cheque, Interac for balance due on vehicle Viewing: May 15, 16 & 17, 2013 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Pictures and description of items available at Click on Ottawa

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Connected to your community

Smiths Falls Home and Living Show a hit

EMC Events - Rick Clark of Lombardy Karting had a booth at the trade show. The racing club will be hosting a 10-race season at the Lombardy Raceway Park. For more informaEMC Events - Above, the Smiths Falls Home and Living Show was busy on Saturday, May tion please call 613-327-5308 or 4. The event was fun for everyone. James and Tatiania Pankow had a busy day looking at everything. They went upstairs for a bite to eat. By the end of the day Tatiania was ready for a break. EMC Events - At right, Cataraqui Trail is 100-kilometers of healthy fun. Volunteer Kent Mainse was at the trade show explaining the trail to visitors. Photos by JOSEPH MORIN

‘Promise of the Week’ nd I will a g in m o c “Behold, I am midst, says the ur dwell in yo Lord.” 0 (NKJV) :1 2 h ia r a h c – Ze

Your Name could be here! If you would like to support the publishing of one of God’s Promises each week call Cheryl at 283-3182 ext. 184. EMC Events - The Railway Museum of Eastern Ontario shared many memories and information about the history of trains with visitors. George Margita from the museum (right), chats with Karla Krueger and James Moore about trains. Krueger had just passed on her model train set to her grandson.


EMC Events - The smell of freshly popped popcorn was in the air at the trade show as volunteers from Century 21 made sure everyone had a snack. Left to right are: Lisa Ritskes, a sales representative, and Nan Bell, broker for Century 21.

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Promise of the week is brought to you courtesy of these caring businesses. To support this feature call Cheryl at 613-283-3182 ext. 184. email:

THE EMC - SF10 - Thursday, May 9, 2013

Now Hiring: Chefs

This position offers regular shifts with our Culinary Team. Your strong work ethic and skilled line cook experience will help you in preparing outstanding cuisine in line with our V!VAlicious menus and recipes that will offer a great dining experience in our Shores Restaurant serving very active senior Community Members. Join our great Team and help us in Making Today Great at the Waterside Retirement Community! Please provide resume to Anne Forsythe Executive Chef via email at or drop off at 105 McNeely Avenue, Carleton Place.


AZ ďŹ&#x201A;oat driver (min. 3 yrs. experience) Site Supervisor Site Foreman Skilled Labourers Remuneration based on experience in road building, water, sewer and bridge work

Apply to Willis Kerr Contracting Limited by Email Or fax (613) 989-1179



ELECTRO-MECHANICAL TECHNOLOGIST LOCATION â&#x20AC;&#x201C; OTTAWA, ONT STATUS â&#x20AC;&#x201C; FULL TIME Best Theratronics Ltd. is a Canadian company of TeamBestâ&#x201E;˘. We became a member of the Best family in May 2008. We manufacture external beam therapy units and self-contained blood irradiators. We have created a new product line of cyclotrons (B14p, B35p and the B70p) for radioisotope production. The team brings with it a diverse range of knowledge from around the world. TeamBestâ&#x201E;˘ is driven by one primary goal - to provide the best products and services to customers. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: We are looking for an energetic team oriented electro-mechanical technologist to join our cyclotron team. Reporting to the Onsite Project Manager, this role will involve development work; assembling and testing of a variety of cyclotron prototype units, components and sub-systems in order to bring them into production with documented processes, in an effective timely manner. This role will also include commissioning activities for cyclotron products both On-site and at customersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; locations. In the longer term this role involves installation and servicing of the cyclotrons at customer locations. Immediate responsibilities include: s 5NDERTHEGUIDANCEOFTHEENGINEERPHYSICISTSIMPLEMENTS improvements to sub-systems under test s $OCUMENTSDESIGNCALCULATIONSANDDECISIONS s %STIMATESANDREPORTSTIMENEEDEDTOCOMPLETETASKSTOTHEPROJECT manager s 0ARTICIPATEINPRODUCTDEVELOPMENTACTIVITIESANDCOMPLETEALL required design deliverables s "ECOMECONVERSANTINCYCLOTRONTECHNOLOGIES Long-term responsibilities include: s 0ERFORMSINSTALLATION MAINTENANCEANDREPAIROF"EST#YCLOTRON products worldwide. s 4ROUBLESHOOTSANDDIAGNOSESTECHNICALPROBLEMSON SITEANDOVER the phone. s 3UPERVISESSUB CONTRACTORSTHATAREREQUIREDTOPROVIDESUPPORTTO carry out site preparations, installation, systems integration, repair and maintenance of systems. s 0ROVIDEUSEROPERATORTRAINING s 0REPARATIONOFDETAILEDSERVICEREPORTSANDCOMPLETE DOCUMENTATIONINACCORDANCEWITHCOMPANY3/0SANDREGULATORY requirements. SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS: s -USTHAVECOMPLETEDARECOGNIZED-ECHANICALOR%LECTRICAL TECHNOLOGISTPROGRAM s -USTHAVESTRONGELECTRO MECHANICALAPTITUDEANDBEABLETO PERFORMELECTRICALMECHANICALTROUBLESHOOTINGANDIMPROVISATION skills with technical equipment. s 2EADANDUNDERSTANDMECHANICALDRAWINGS ELECTRICALSCHEMATICS wire and diagnose electrical equipment. s 0ROACTIVE SELFMOTIVATED RESULTSFOCUSED!BILITYTOPERFORM with continuous attention to detail. Flexible and comfortable at working under time constraints s #OMMUNICATEEFFECTIVELYBOTHORALLYANDINWRITINGWITHINTHE team as well as with customers to co-ordinate all service work and training. s -ANAGERELATIONSHIPSWITHVARIOUSINSPECTORSFROMNUCLEAR medical devices and healthcare regulatory agencies as necessary. s %XPERIENCEINACCELERATORTECHNOLOGIESISHIGHLYDESIRABLE s &IELDEXPERIENCEINCUSTOMERSERVICEWOULDBEANASSETASWOULD multilingual skills. s -AYBEREQUIREDTOSPENDAPPROXIMATELY DAYSOUTOFTHE country working time at customer sites, possible 2 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 3 weeks at a time. In addition, travel on short notice as well as travel on some weekends and holidays will be required. s -USTHAVESECURITYCLEARANCEORABILITYTOACQUIREONE s -USTBEABLETOLIFTOVERLBSANDBEABLETOWORKINCONlNED areas !LLAPPLICANTSSHOULDAPPLYINWRITINGWITHACOVERLETTERANDRESUME to Human Resources: %MAILJOBS THERATRONICSCAOR&AX   NOTE: Only successful candidates shall be contacted for interviews.


has openings for

Bilingual Corporate Controller -

Helicopter Transport Services is an Ottawa based aviation company with Canadian and international operations. We have an immediate requirement for a recently accredited accounting professional (CA/CMA/CGA) to work in our Corporate Headquarters at Carp Airport. Resposibilities include ďŹ nancial reporting, budgeting, compliance and administration. The position supervises a small accounting group and reports to the V.P Finance.


Civil Works Contractor

P.O. Box 250, Carp ON, K0A 1L0

Please forward your C.V. to HELP WANTED


Helicopter Transport Services (Canada) Inc.





SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST LOCATION â&#x20AC;&#x201C; OTTAWA, ON STATUS â&#x20AC;&#x201C; FULL TIME Best Theratronics Ltd. is a Canadian company of TeamBestâ&#x201E;˘. We became a member of the Best family in May 2008. We manufacture external beam therapy units and self-contained blood irradiators. We have created a new product line of cyclotrons (B14p, B35p and the B70p) for radioisotope production. The team brings with it a diverse range of knowledge from around the world. TeamBestâ&#x201E;˘ is driven by one primary goal - to provide the best products and services to customers. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Senior Financial Analyst will be responsible for consolidation statements, ďŹ nancial working papers, tax reporting, accounting functions for various entities and different types of reporting. Responsibilities include: s2ESPONSIBLEFORTHEPREPARATIONOFCONSOLIDATEDSTATEMENTS s2ESPONSIBLEFORALLSPECIALTAXREPORTINGINCLUDING5+6!4 #ALIfornia State Tax, Texas State Tax, HST & GST ďŹ lings for various ENTITIES NON RESIDENTTAXESANDSALESTO%5COUNTRIES s2ESPONSIBLE FOR "USINESS 0LANNING AND FORECASTING AS REquired. s2ESPONSIBLE FOR VARIOUS TYPES OF REPORTING INCLUDING 'RANTS Capital, Leases, Internal R&D, SR&ED, monthly, quarterly and yearly lenders reporting. s#OORDINATIONOFCROSSFUNCTIONALPLANNINGMEETINGANDUNITPROjections. s/VERSIGHTOFTHEPLANNING BUDGETING FORECASTINGANDREPORTING of manufacturing operations. s2ECOMMENDANDLEADCHANGESINCOSTACCOUNTINGMETHODSAND procedures s!NALYZE AND INTERPRET GROSS MARGINS COST VARIANCES INVENtory movements, and other accounting reports as they relate to cost. s0ARTICIPATIONINTHEMAINTENANCEOFTHEINTERNALlNANCIALCONTROL environment ensuring accurate ďŹ nancial statements and safeguarding of company assets. s-AINTENANCEOFACCOUNTINGRECORDSINCLUDINGTHEGENERALAND subsidiary ledgers, associated leadsheets, worksheets and any other required documentation. s#OMPLETEANDACCURATEPRODUCTIONOFMONTHLY QUARTERLYANDANnual ďŹ nancial statements and reports. s!SSISTSTHE$IRECTOROF&INANCEASNECESSARYWITHSPECIALPROJects and provides backup. s0ERFORMSOTHERDUTIESASASSIGNED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS: s0OST3ECONDARYEDUCATIONINACCOUNTINGANDAPROFESSIONALACcounting designation â&#x20AC;&#x201C; CMA or CGA required s-INIMUMOF YEARSRELATEDWORKEXPERIENCEREQUIRED s%XCELLENT%NGLISHVERBALWRITTENCOMMUNICATIONSKILLSESSENTIAL s-ULTI LINGUALCAPABILITIESANASSET s-USTBEABLETOWORKINDEPENDENTLYANDWITHINATEAMENVIRONment s!BLETOWORKWELLINDEPENDENTLYWITHMINIMALSUPERVISION s#OMPUTERLITERATEWITHEXCELLENTKNOWLEDGEOF%XCELANDOTHER Microsoft applications required. s+NOWLEDGEOF1!$ASASSET s%XCELLENTORGANIZATIONALSKILLSANDABILITYTOHANDLEMULTIPLEPRIorities and meet strict deadlines All applicants should apply in writing with a cover letter and resume to Human Resources: Email: or Fax #: (613) 591-2176 ./4%/NLYSUCCESSFULCANDIDATESSHALLBECONTACTEDFOR interviews. CLR435152

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HELP WANTED! Men & Women In Demand for simple work. P/T-F/T. Can be done from home. Acceptance guaranteed, no experience required, no fees, all welcome.

Horizons Day Camp in Carleton Place is seeking 4 responsible, motivated, and energetic students for camp counselor positions starting July 2nd, and running until August 30th. Potential candidates must have current CPR/First Aid or willing to obtain before the start date. Interested persons can forward resumes to We would like to all those who apply but only those who meet the qualifications will be contacted.

EMC Classifieds

283-3182 Toll Free 1-888-967-3237 1-888-WORD ADS HELP WANTED

SHEET METAL WORKER LOCATION â&#x20AC;&#x201C; OTTAWA, ON STATUS â&#x20AC;&#x201C; FULL TIME Best Theratronics Ltd. is a Canadian company of TeamBestâ&#x201E;˘. We became a member of the Best family in May 2008. We manufacture external beam therapy units and self-contained blood irradiators. We have created a new product line of cyclotrons (B14p, B35p and the B70p) for radioisotope production. The team brings with it a diverse range of knowledge from around the world. TeamBestâ&#x201E;˘ is driven by one primary goal - to provide the best products and services to customers. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: s&ABRICATESANDREPAIRSSHEETMETALPRODUCTSORPARTSTO precise contours and dimensions on a production or custom basis as required. s0LANSANDDEVELOPSLAY OUTSASINDICATEDFROMBLUEPRINTS work orders and templates, applying knowledge of trigonometry, product design, effects of heat and bend allowances for curvature and thickness of metals. s 5TILIZES SHEET METAL WORKING EQUIPMENT TO CUT BEND PUNCH DRILLANDSTRAIGHTENSHEETMETALPARTS5SESCOMPUTERIZEDNUMERICALCONTROLLEDBRAKEANDPUNCHPRESSES shears, rollers and spot welders etc. s 3ELECTS MATERIALS ACCORDING TO SPECIlCATIONS AND AVAILability. s!SSEMBLESSHEETMETALPARTS FASTENSOTHERWISElTSPARTS ONTO#OMPANYPRODUCTSUNITSFORFABRICATION s2EPAIRSDEFECTSINSHEETMETALPARTS s2EQUIREDTOPERFORMHEAVYPHYSICALWORKWHILEAVOIDING POTENTIALSAFETYHAZARDS s!PPLIESWELDINGTECHNIQUESWHEREREQUIREDFORTHECOMpletion of work projects. s-AINTAINSTHEWORKPLACEINANEATANDSAFECONDITION0ERforms other related duties as required. QUALIFICATIONS: s.ORMALLY#OMMUNITY#OLLEGEDIPLOMAIN0RECISION-ETAL &ABRICATIONORTHEEQUIVALENTAND YEARSEXPERIENCEIN precision sheet metal work. s-USTHAVETHEABILITYTOMAKEMATHEMATICALCALCULATIONSOF QUANTITY SIZEANDSHAPEOFARTICLESTOBEMADE s-USTBEABLETOWORKINAWKWARDPOSITIONSREQUIRINGSTOOPing, kneeling and crouching etc. when laying out markings and metal and in assembling sheet metal products. s-USTBEABLETOOPERATEOVERHEADCRANESWITHSLINGAND lifting attachments. s-USTBEKNOWLEDGEABLEOFANDCOMPLYWITHSAFETYPRECAUtions and generally work in such a manner as to ensure own safety and health and that of others who may be affected by the incumbentâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s work. s-USTMAINTAINGOODWORKINGRELATIONSHIPWITHOTHERSTAFF and co-workers. s.ORMALPRODUCTIONSHEETMETALCONDITIONSANDEXPOSURE to loud noise from metal working machines. s-USTBEABLETOPERFORMMEDIUMTOHEAVYWORK LIFTINGAND positioning materials, parts and tools weighing up to 25 kg. s-AYBEREQUIREDTOWORKEVENINGSHIFT !LLAPPLICANTSSHOULDAPPLYINWRITINGTO(UMAN2ESOURCES %MAILJOBS THERATRONICSCAOR&AX   ./4%/NLYSUCCESSFULCANDIDATESSHALLBECONTACTEDFOR interviews. CLR434881

Part-time Waitress wanted, 15 hours per week. No week-ends or holidayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s. Deliver resume to Grandmaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Lunch Box. 1 Gore St. West, Perth. Rosebridge Manor in Jasper, Ontario, is hiring part time RNs RPNs and PSWs. Please email School Bus Drivers Wanted. Flexible part-time, free training, competitive wage. Premier Bus Lines. (613)253-8863. Summer Jobs: Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re looking for bright, energetic people who enjoy the outdoors for employment at our Berry Farms and Kiosks in Nepean, Barrhaven, Manotick, Kanata, Stittsville, Almonte, Carleton Place Kemptville, Smiths Falls and Perth. Apply at www.

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY Attention stay at home moms!! Need extra income? Low to no investment. Call toll-free 1-877-872-9364.

Babysitter/Nanny needed for days and evenings. Light housework and minor meal preparation. Experience with toddlers and dogs a must. 613-205-1247. Home Support Services 613-264-9005. Certified DSW, pharmacology and health care worker. Over 20 years experience with various physical and mental challenges. Services include: Mental Health Support, Dementia Care, Meals & Medication Reminders, Post Hospital Care, Doctors Appts., Shopping and Errands.

WORK WANTED 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. Attention Plus Home Cleaning, Better View Window Cleaning. Bonded. Weekly, biweekly, monthly, one time. 2 openings for long term customers. Perth to Stittsvillesurrounding areas. Sylvia 613-259-2146. Carpenter/Handyman looking for work. Reasonable rates. Call 613-284-2380. Certified Mason. 12 years experience. Chimney repair, restoration, parging, repointing. Brick, block and stone. Small/big job specialist. Free estimates. 613-250-0290. Get your A/C ready for summer! Licensed HVAC Mechanic will do A/C cleaning and a complete system check. Call today for an appointment before the summer heat begins! 613-258-6245










Celebrating 40 years of marriage!! Debbie Beaupre (daughter of Jim and Essie Mulley,Smiths Falls) and Denzil (Dennis) Beaupre (son of Alfred and Ethel Beaupre, Jasper) Adolf and Hilde Koehler celebrate their 60th WEDDING ANNIVERSARY May 23, 2013 with family and close friends

HAPPY 35TH ANNIVERSARY!! May 13th, 2013 Steven and Wendy Laidlaw Love your Family

HAPPY 50TH ANNIVERARY Mom and Dad (Nancy and Frank Hayes) May 3, 2013 Still crazy in love after all these years! Love Thomas, Rosemary, Jared, Joel, Tammy, Tim, Jenn and Liam




Please join us in celebrating Bela Sandor’s 80th BIRTHDAY on Saturday, May 11th from 1:30-4:30 p.m. at Trinity United Church in Smiths Falls. A light lunch will be served. We hope to see you there. Best wishes only. GRADUATION


Mothers Day Brunch Sunday May 12


Theme: Vintage Lace First 100 Mothers receive a carnation! Roebuck Community Centre Time: 10am to 1pm Menu Includes: ham, sausage, pancakes, scrambled eggs, fresh warm syrup, homemade baked beans, pan fries, toast, tea/coffee/juice and homemade desserts Tickets available at the door

HAPPY 90TH BIRTHDAY May 9, 2013 Edith C. Thornhill (nee Brown) Love from Wayne and Doreen, Gary and Daphne And your entire extended family CARD OF THANKS


Please Come and Participate in the Celebration of Twenty-five (25) years of wedded bliss of Marilyn and Eric Devlin on Sunday the nineteenth (19th) day of May 2013 at Perth-upon-Tay Branch 244 The Royal Canadian Legion 26 Beckwith Street East, Perth Timing: 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. Music by The Valley Rovers Light repast provided Best wishes only, please. CARD OF THANKS


2013 CHEO BREAKFAST THANK YOU (We raised $1,800) We would like to thank everyone who came out to our breakfast, your support is greatly appreciated. We also would like to give a big thank you out to everyone who donated money, door prizes and food. A special thank you goes out to all of our volunteers who help out each year. We couldn’t do it without you. Thanks Calvin and Marjorie

The family of Grace (Coleman) Thompson is very grateful to all who helped care for her in this past year. We wish to especially thank Van Horne Manor for their excellent loving care for our parents and then for Mother after Dad passed away last May. Your thoughtfulness and kindness was exemplary. Thank you to Rev. Bruce North for many visits and calls that helped Mother through a hard year and for officiating at her funeral. We appreciate the ladies of First Baptist Church for the luncheon and the Baptist Pastoral Care team for weekly visits and love. Thanks to Smiths Falls Hospital staff for great care following mother’s stroke. Thank you to Tara Lee Ferguson for playing and singing at the funeral and to the pall bearers: Cory Barr, Melissa and Ian Barr Jackson, Rob, Ron, Steve and Will Ferguson, and Tom Dopson. Sincerely, Sandy Barr (Rory), Nancy Ferguson (Ron), Peggy Dopson (Bill), Wendy van der Horne (Tim)

Allen (Mike) and Sandra Freeman wish to invite their friends and family to join in celebrating their 50th WEDDING ANNIVERSARY at the Elgin Lions Hall on Sat., May 11th for Tea, from 1-4 p.m. Best wishes only. BIRTHDAY

Lee & Donna Laffin May 7, 2013 HAPPY 25TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY Mom & Dad! We couldn’t ask for better parents. Love, Jess & Nicole BIRTHDAY



Tasha you have come a long way from being 3 but you have worked hard for this. Good luck in you new adventure! Congrats for graduating grade 12. We love you very much! From Uncle Kenny and Auntie Gail


STAG & DOE In honor of Tyler Sullivan & Caroline Bedor Friday May 17, 8 p.m. Perth Civitan Hall Call Peter for tickets at 613-267-5896. Tickets also available at the door.

ANNOUNCEMENT Grand Opening “OhLaDeDa”. For the full figured woman. Clothing, purses, jewelry, shoes and more. 118 Wellington St. W. Merrickville, Ontario (613)269-2121.

You are cordially invited to an OPEN HOUSE To Celebrate the 80th Birthday of Glenn Moulton Brunton (Beckwith) Community Hall 1702 9th Line Beckwith Carleton Place, ON Saturday, May 11, 2013 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. “Your presence is the only gift... Your friendship is the treasure.”

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HAPPY 1st BIRTHDAY Mr. Liam! May 2, 2013 Love Mommy, Daddy and all your family

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I Turned What?! I would like to thank my children for the “surprise” 60th birthday party they held for me on May 4. Thanks to all my friends & family for creating unforgettable memories. Sue P.S. Thanks Dave for keeping the party a surprise. Love: Your Kids

The Family of the late Kathy Robertson wish to sincerely thank all of our relatives and friends for their support during Kathy’s illness and her sudden passing. Thank you for your prayers, phone calls, visits, flowers, food and charitable donations. Kathy would have been overwhelmed by the great number of people who attended her funeral mass, especially her co-workers from D.N.D. and all her nieces, nephews and cousins from across Canada. Our gratitude to the Drs., nurses, paramedics at the Carleton Place Hospital and the staff in the I.C.U. at the Civic for their care of Kathy. Also to Father Gus Medonca; to Carolyn Purdy for her beautiful music; to organist Linda Beiglie; the choir; the ladies who served a beautiful lunch and to Steven O’Keefe (Tubmans) for all his guidance. Special thanks to Jan for all her help and for reading the eulogy; to Lyn, Mary Ellen and Lisa. We know we missed talking to many people so please accept our apologies for that. Grateful thanks from Marilyn Robertson, Maureen & Peter Evans, Sharon & Terry O’Keefe, Craig & Jan (Splane) Robertson, Shelley Robertson and our families

CARD OF THANKS The family of the late Bert Young would like to say thank you to all who comforted us at this difficult time with the passing of our dear husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. To those who sent cards, food, made donations and stood so long in the waiting line at the funeral home it was much appreciated and will not be forgotten. To Rev. Peter Goodyear, Rev. Sam Draffin, who spoke so well at the service and Peter Hannah, the organist and the Asbury Free Methodist Church ladies who put on the lovely luncheon after the service. To his seven grandsons who acted as pallbearers, he would have been so proud, to O’Dacre Family Funeral Home – John and Janey who went above and beyond to make this as easy as they could for us. To the nurses in the ICU unit at the Great War Memorial Hospital and Dr. Moore and Dr. Tweedie who has been there for Bert for many years as his family doctor we truly appreciate all you did to make his final hours so comforting for us all. To those who traveled a long distance to be with us through this time and pay their final respects , the words of so many people who knew Bert through so many avenues of his life, it was so rewarding for us the family to hear your kind words of respect and appreciation and it will be with us forever. To Jim and Dave his sons who spoke so well on behalf of the family of the man who was so loved and who loved us all we were so blessed. Words do not seem enough but we do as a family say thank you so much to all for all you did for us at this time when our loss was so great. He will be in our hearts forever and we will all miss him more than words can ever say. Thank you again. Eva Deborah and Larry Smith and family. Jim and Barbara and family. Dave and Cindy and family.



DICK Elaine Louise Dick (Maiden Name Dean) Born in Toledo, Ontario on January 29th, 1935 - Passed away in Lanark, Ontario on May 2nd, 2013, Elaine, who cherished her family, passed away at home with her husband, daughter, and grandson, at the age of 78 years old, following a difficult battle with cancer and will be sadly missed. Elaine had 12 brothers and sisters, and was the second oldest daughter of the late Albert Dean and Nellie (Catchpole) of Plum Hollow, Ontario. When Elaine was in her early 30s, she left Ontario and travelled to Didsbury, Alberta to marry Calvin Jack Dick. For 40 years, she worked a variety of jobs alongside her husband on a small mixed beef farm. Elaine had fond memories of being a caregiver in the Didsbury Region and described it as a job that gave her much joy. Prior to her move west, she spoke often of her time spent as a “mender” at the Glenayr Knitting Mill in Lanark, Ontario where she worked after her mother’s death when she returned home, from Toronto, to help her father care for her younger siblings. In 2007, Elaine and Calvin moved back to Lanark, Ontario where she spent the last few years of her life surrounded by her siblings, numerous nieces, and nephews. She will be greatly missed by her immediate family. Elaine loved to dance, enjoyed music and concerts, playing cards, was a gifted knitter and canner, and took every opportunity to travel to various places. She enjoyed spending time with her family, friends and was a dedicated grandmother. Elaine is survived by her husband Calvin, daughter Talva, and grandson Ethan. She is pre-deceased by her parents and siblings; Gerald, Joy, George, and Sharon. She is survived by her siblings Charles, Gary, Ross, David, Albert, Richard, Randy, and Debra. Elaine’s family would like to sincerely thank the compassionate staff from the Cancer Clinic at the Kingston General Hospital, the Palliative Care team from Saint Elizabeth’s Health Care, the Champlain Community Care Access Centre (CCAC), Red Cross Care Partners, Bayshore Home Health, and Dr. Azarat. We could not have been able to provide the care Elaine needed without you. A memorial service will be held on Sunday May 19th, 2013 at 2:00 pm, at the Blair and Son Funeral Chapel, Perth. Friends and family in Alberta who will be unable to attend the service in Ontario will have an opportunity to pay their respect during a memorial barbeque in the summer of 2013 in Didsbury, Alberta. The date of the service will be announced in the Didsbury Review at a later date. Donations can be made to the Palliative Care Division of either Saint Elizabeth’s or to the CCAC home health services. Blair & Son Funeral Home, Perth (613) 267-3765 to send your condolences or for further information visit



Jeff Barr Celebration of Life At Jeff’s request we are having a Celebration of Life on Sunday, June 2, 2013 from 2-4 at the Smiths Falls Civitan Club. Please join Cynthia, Tom and Jordan for an afternoon of food, laughter and memories.

DAWSON John “Craig” It is with extreme sadness that parents John and Mary Dawson, with brother Mark, announce the death of their 35 year old beloved son, John “Craig” Dawson, on Wed., May 1, 2013, at his home in Plano Texas, in the arms of his loving wife, Catrina. Craig suffered with Stage IV Malignant Melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer. He fought a courageous battle for four years. There is joy in knowing that he is at peace with his Lord and Saviour in heaven. Craig was born on Dec. 25, 1977, at the Riverside Hospital in Ottawa. He married his wife, Catrina Gilchrist, on Oct. 19, 2002, in Milwaukee, Wis. They have one son, John “Truman” Dawson, age 4. He was predeceased by his grandparents, Dudley and Evelyn Craig of Kemptville, Carl Dawson of Winchester, and Aunt Kathy Craig of Brockville. Craig attended Commonwealth Public School in Brockville, where he was known as the “computer whiz kid,” and Thousand Islands Secondary School. He graduated from Carleton University in Ottawa with an Honours of Commerce Degree in 2000. In his summers, he enjoyed working with both Vriend Construction in Greely and D&C Masonry in Kemptville. After graduation, he was employed in New York City as vice-president of finance for AIESEC, United States. He was a member of the Society of Management Accountants of Ontario. After moving to Texas from Florida, he was a financial analyst for Xerox in Dallas. Craig was a handyman extraordinaire, a water safety instructor, an excellent cook, and a straight-faced amateur comedian. He loved to water ski at the cottage known as “Little Chesterville on the Rideau,” near Kemptville. His spiritual education began at Trinity United Church in Chesterville, and continued at both Brockville Wesleyan and Standard Churches. He was the bookkeeper at Cornerstone Wesleyan Church in North Gower. Craig and Catrina are members of the One Community Church in Plano. Craig’s faith guided his servant heart throughout his life, including his participation in Kairos Prison Ministry, and the Appalachia Service Project. A Memorial Service to worship God and celebrate Craig’s life will be held at Cornerstone Wesleyan Church, 6556 Prince of Wales Dr., North Gower on Sat., May 11. Visitation is at 1:30 pm with the service at 3 pm. Memorial donations may be made to the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation, the Kemptville District Hospital, or Cornerstone Wesleyan Church. Catrina will host another celebration of life on Tues., May 14 at 2 pm at Stonebriar Country Club in Frisco, Texas. Donations there are requested to go to the Mary Crowley Cancer Research Center. Craig has donated his body to the University of Texas for cancer medical research. Thanks to everyone for their outpouring of love and prayers.

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BARKER (nee Plant) Beverly Lenore March 14 1928-Dec 13 2012 After a six year battle with Parkinson’s disease and Dementia, Beverly succumbed to her illness and passed away in Calgary on Dec. 13, 2012. From Smiths Falls Ontario, Bev came from a large musical family of which she was the last surviving member. She had a long and full life. Married to Robert for 63 years they raised five children. Bev was an inspiration to all who knew and loved her. She sang with the Sweet Adelines Chorus until her illness at 75 prevented her from doing so. Always putting family first, Bev dedicated her life to serving others. Predeceased by her beloved Bob in 2009, she cared for Bob through his fifteen years of dialysis and faced her own illnesses with grace and dignity. She leaves her children: Robert (Diana) Barker of Burlington, Ont., William (Nora) Barker of Calgary, Julie (Gary) Newcombe of Calgary, Tom (Charmaine) Barker of Aurora, Ont., and David (Jane) Barker of Woodstock, Ont., as well as sixteen grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren and many loving nieces and nephews. Funeral mass for Beverly will take place May 18, 2013 at 11 a.m. at St. Francis de Sales Church, Smiths Falls. Interment will follow at St. Francis de Sales Cemetery.

KOZAK Jennie (Licari) Jennie Kozak (Licari), in her ninety-first year, surrounded by loving children and grandchildren was quietly re-united with her beloved Johnny on Saturday, May 4, 2013. She is survived by her daughter, Rosemarie Bowick (Bill) of Sharbot Lake, her son Conrad (Divina) of Surrey, BC and two grandsons, Scott and David Bullen (Erika). Known to all as Nana, she was also much loved and will be greatly missed by her nine natural and adopted grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. Jennie, third daughter of the late Francesca and Peter Licari, was predeceased by her brother Joseph (Curlie) and sisters Josephine Cashman and Carmella (Mella) Gorley. She is survived by her sister Rose Lalande and brother Tony Licari. Also surviving is her treasured friend, Mary Disipio, with whom she shared a lifetime of experiences, from early married life to child rearing and retirement. They were there for each other through it all. Jennie spent most of her years in Ottawa where she worked for the Department of National Defense. Johnny’s military career also saw them living in Kingston, Fredericton and Monterey, California. Jennie did volunteer work at the Ottawa Civic Hospital and was active in the St. Anthony’s Ladies’ Aid where she served for more than thirty years. Jennie’s final years were spent under the loving care of the Alzheimer staff at Lanark Lodge and her special care giver, Cheryl Findley. A gentle, caring person, herself, Jennie deserved and returned the love she received. She was a classy lady who will be missed by many. Friends were invited to visit at Kelly Funeral Home 3000 Woodroffe Ave 613-823-4747 Wednesday, May 8 between 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 PM . The funeral service will be held at St. Anthony’s Church on 427 Booth Street in Ottawa on Thursday, May 9 at 2:00 PM. A reception at the Kelly Funeral Home will follow burial at Capital Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations to the Lanark Lodge, 115 Christie Lake Road, Perth On. K7H 3C6 for Montessori Methods of Dementia program would be appreciated.

Wright, Mildred “Millie” Dorothy (nee Lotan) Peacefully in Fairview Manor in her beloved Almonte with her family by her side on Monday, May 6, 2013 in her 96th year. Predeceased by her husband Edward and daughter Bonnie. Loved by her children Nancy Chapman (George) of Alberta and Richard (Mary) of Arnprior. Dear granny of Ross, Kerri, Kristi, Heather and Melanie and great-grandmother of Aaron, Alex, Dylan, Aiden, Thomas, Abbey and Jessie. Predeceased by her sisters Kit, Helen, Omey and Roey. Memorial service will be held at St. James Anglican Church, 225 Edmund Street, Carleton Place, on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 2 p.m. Inurnment to follow. Donations to St. James Parish Cemetery would be appreciated.

HARPER Raymond Hudson Peacefully at Home with his loving family by his side on Saturday May 4, 2013 in his 70th year. Beloved husband of Bonnie. Loving father to Jason (Karla Harper), Wendy (Gary Ronan), Judy (Ian White) and Peter McLean. Dear grandfather to 7 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Fondly remembered by his brother Bert (Betty Harper), Brotherin-law Alfred Coyle and Sisters-in-law Fran and Nora Harper. Raymond is predeceased by his parents Harold and Mary Harper, his brothers Robert, Keith and Kenneth Harper and by his sister Jean Coyle. Sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. The family would like to send a special thank you to Butch Dignard and Nurse Leah, as well as, the staff, nurses and doctors of the Smiths Falls Hospital Med. Surg. Department for their wonderful care and compassion. Ray was a retired Long-time employee of Mike Fair Chev Olds Cadillac. Friends were invited to visit with the family at the Lannin Funeral Home Smiths Falls on Tuesday, May 7, 2013 from 2-4 and 6-8pm. A funeral service was held in the Chapel on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 1 o’clock. Interment followed at Hillcrest Cemetery Smiths Falls. As expressions of sympathy donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or St. John Evangelist Anglican Church would be greatly appreciated by the family. Online condolences available at








Ludwig April 13, 1914 – April 27, 2013

Peacefully in hospital surrounded by his family on Friday, May, 3, 2013. Loving father to Pat (Laurie), Keith (Shelley), Susan (Peter) and Heather (Dave). Adoring grandfather to Emily, Haley, Reagan, Crystal, Carey and Chelsey and proud great grandfather to Zoey and Iyla. Bob will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Bob’s family would like to thank the staff and Dr. Trevor Simard at the Ottawa Civic Hospital A.M.A department for their terrific care. Bob could be found regularly at the Gourmet Restaurant in Carleton Place and will be missed by his many friends there. In keeping with Bob’s wishes there will be no visitation or funeral. A private family gathering will be held at a later date. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Bob may do so to Main Street Community Services (mainstreetcommunityservices. com). Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Tubman Funeral Homes, Carleton Place Chapel. Donations, condolences and tributes can be made at

Peacefully in hospital, Kemptville, Ontario April 27th, 2013. Ludwig was predeceased by his wife Irmgard Pointinger. Loving father of Helga Rink predeceased (Manfred), Matthias Henke (Ulla), Carola Walt and Karl Henke (Paula). Beloved Opa to Romi Haar, Dale Walt (Crystal), Julie Walt, David Dean and Patrick Henke. Forever Great Opi to Hunter and Cole Walt, Julia Haar. He will be missed by friends and cousins overseas. The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Dr. D. Blaine and the nursing staff of the KDH longterm care unit. Family and friends were invited to visit at the Brown Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, Kemptville on Wednesday, May 1st. Private interment will be held at a later date. Donations can be made to the Kemptville District Hospital long-term care unit or any charity of choice.

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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”.

9th 2009 - Cavanagh, John Keith “Jack” 2010 - Marsh, Peter Leslie 10th 1970 - McDougall, Lean 1976 - MacFayden, George Alexander 1984 - Simpson, Janetta Bounsley M. (Jean) 2010 - Benoit, Carolle Mirielle 11th 1981 - McKay, Alexander Leonard 1987 - Taylor, Fred Wallace 1998 - Houston, Douglas Harold 1998 - Smith, Kathleen Ellen 2002 - Bennett, Albert Edgar 2003 - Turcotte, Thelma Doreen 12th 1970 - Syme, Marguerite 1973 - Woods, Lawrence 1979 - Ford, Vincent Lorne 1983 - mithson, Leonard Wesley 1995 - Barr, Dorothy 1996 - Beane, Stella Myrtle

2002 - Box, Alton Harrison 2008 - Sams, Rev. Peter Lyle 2009 - Louch, Eileen Elizabeth 2011 - Clarey, Gordon Edward 13th 1976 - Stewart, William Hedley 1984 - Wright, Wilbert 1987 - Whyte, Kenneth James 1995 - Huntington, Ella Ann 1998 - Petersen, Clifford L. 2004 - Coates, Richard 14th 1992 - Munro, Mary Ellen 1993 - Elliot, George 1999 - Hall, Lulu Catherine 2010 - Gilmour, Marjorie Agnes 15th 1970 - Hudson, Doris 1988 - Granda, Baby Kaitlin Marie 2001 - Migwans, Randoulf Aldric (Randy) 2008 - Measures, William J. A. Michael

HUDSON, Dorothy – On Mothers’ Day in loving memory of our Mom, Grandma and Great-Grandma who passed away February 5 2013. She was a precious gift to all of her family – sadly missed today and always. Her family and little pet Arthur






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Walter (Wally) Pullen 1933-2012 It’s been a year since you’ve been gone and each day I miss you more. My Precious Love Sometimes I tell myself, that you’re not really gone. I feel your tender touch and no longer feel alone. I see us walking hand in hand like we use to do. It’s hard for me to accept… that your life on earth is through. There were so many dreams we had not yet fulfilled, all the hopes of a future that we were going to build. All our friends and family have been so very kind, they try hard to ease my broken heart and my troubled mind. But how can my heart be mended, when it has broken in two? Part of my heart is still on earth, the other part left with you. It is hard to see tomorrow, when I can’t accept today, Because the “Love of My Life” has been taken away. I will always miss you, Sweetheart, time will not erase the pain, All the raw emotions of losing you, words will never explain. I will cling to the warm feelings, you brought into my life, maybe somehow it will ease my confusion and emotional strife. Someday we will be rejoined in Heaven up above, but while I’m still on earth I will cherish every memory of our precious love. Somehow those precious memories will have to carry me through, Until the time comes for us to walk hand in hand for an eternity… together… me and you. Your loving wife Janet



CRAWFORD, Judy – January 1, 1948May 11, 2011. God looked around His garden, And found an empty place, He then looked down upon this earth, And saw your tired face. He put His arms around you, And lifted you to rest, God’s garden must be beautiful, He always takes the best. He knew that you were suffering, He knew you were in pain, He knew that you would never Get well on earth again. He saw that the road was getting rough, And the hills were hard to climb, So He closed your weary eyelids, And whispered, “Peace be thine.” It broke our hearts to lose you, But you didn’t go alone, For part of us went with you, The day God called you Home. In our hearts forever, Don, Mandy, Julie, Shelby, Kyla, Brianne, Blaire


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IN MEMORIAM BYGROVE, Harold – In loving memory of a dear son and brother who passed away May 5, 2008. Forever in our hearts, Love Mom and family


ROBERT “BOB” 1934–2013



DAGENAIS, Thelma – In loving memory of a Dear Mother who passed away May 15, 2005. We have only a memory dear Mother We cherish our whole life through But the sweetness will live forever As we treasure the memory of you! Forever in our hearts Darlene & Margaret



Janet Hendry Jan. 21, 1952 - May 11, 2010 Three years have passed Janet. You are in our hearts and minds each and everyday. Love Pat, nephews Chris, James and Kalem

ROSBOROUGH, Thomas John – Feb. 22/33 - May 11/07 It’s been six years since you left us Dad but our loss was eased by the fact you no longer would suffer any more aches and pains. We miss your laugh, your crazy jokes and stories, your very strong opinions on certain things and especially “just you being you”. We know, that for the last 236 days, since Sept. 16/12, you have Mom for company. She missed you each and every day you were apart. Everyone here is doing fine. Loving and missing you, Debbie, Cindy, Mike, Jo-Anne, Monty & Families



HENDRY, Janet Marie January 21, 1952 - May 11, 2010 Dear Janet, You are always in our hearts. We miss you and love you. Till we meet again Mom and family


SMITH - In loving memory of John a wonderful son, brother, husband and father who passed away May 12, 2007. There is a link death cannot sever. Love and remembrance last forever. Love always your family and friends HAUGHIAN – In loving memory of a dear Aunt Nora (Lally) who passed away May 8, 2008. In loving memory of a dear Uncle Vincent, who passed away September 24, 2004. Every day in some small way Memories of you come our way Though absent, you are ever near Still missed, still loved and ever dear. Always remembered Brian, Jane and family

RAMSEY & DOWDALL In loving memory of Tanner Ramsey precious son of Tammy and Robert, loved brother of Jordan and Brooklyn and dear grandson of Lynda and Jim McTavish and Calbert and Phyllis Dowdall. Loved parents of Lynda and Jim McTavish and special grandpa and nanny of Tammy, Scott and Joanna and families. As the years pass by We’re missing you still. Our family chain is broken Leaving a void that can’t be filled. Just knowing you are together, Help us cope from day to day But it can’t take away the sadness That is in our hearts to stay. Forever missing you.

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FOR SALE 12’ Cedar Rails, $3.50/each. Pickets, 7’-9’, $1.50/each. Call 613-283-3629. 2 Acorn Stairlifts, like new, used for 6 months. Call 613-257-3190. 2 roll away folding cots. $75 each. After 4 p.m. 613-267-5551. All brands of used appliances sold (or repaired at your place or ours) with warranty and free delivery. We also sell new parts for most appliances. George Peters Appliances, #3756 Hwy. 43, Smiths Falls (between Perth and Smiths Falls). (613)283-8634.

Hot water tank- oil fired Bradford White 45 gallon with some installation accessories. $250; 3 furrow heavy duty Case trip plow 18”; McKee round baler; 5x4 bales well maintained; Hesston hay binder PT10 also in good condition. 613-657-3740.

EMC Classifieds Get Results! FIREWOOD 100% Hardwood, cut and split, 1 year old, hand piled, delivered, no debris, 14 and 16”. Spring specials! Call 613-257-5095. 5 Generations of firewood sales, all hardwood, cut and split. Volume discount. Outdoor furnace wood also available. 613-253-8006.

Firewood- Cut, split and delivered or picked up. Dry seasoned hardwood or softwood from $50/face cord. Phone Greg Knops John Deere 112 garden (613)658-3358, cell tractor, with 48” mower (613)340-1045. deck, 40” rototiller, 40” snowblower, utility trailer. Needs some TLC. $2,600 Firewood; quality hardo.b.o. 613-284-7489. wood, cut and split. Pickup or Deliver. Call Scott Lumber- Board & Batten, (613)267-7269. 1x10 in eight and ten ft. lengths at 80 cents per lin. ft. Battens 20 cents per lin. Free firewood (on ft. Also will cut to suit. Cus- shares). Must be able to tom portable sawmilling block and split. available. (613)283-7334. 613-256-6603.

Very lean hamburg, no Brand New Mattress Sale- hormones, no antibiotics. Hardwood For Sale! 200+ Beds in Stock. More Natural feed. Easterbrook Spring prices available unQuality Less Money. Farms, 613-925-4557. til May 22, 2013. $85/sinQuality Used Appliances gle, minimum order 7 Sold with Warranty. Best Well Hand Pump. 15 ft cords; delivery for CarlePrice in Town! Dan Peters steel pipe to cylinder then ton Place area only. Sales- 3768 Hwy 43 West, 10 ft flex. Good working (613)277-3699 $150 o.n.o. Smiths Falls. Open Tues- order. day-Sunday 10 a.m.-5 (613)264-3284 p.m. Delivery Available. After Hours Appointments WANTED WANTED Available 613-284-1234. Buggy made by Brockville Carriage Works, circa 1901. All original, $1,200 o.b.o. and also old heavy horse wagon, good condition, $1,400 o.b.o.. 613-256-6603. Cedar Trees $1/foot, you dig them out, will dig for extra. 613-489-1121 or 613-794-4959. Cedar (white), quality lumber, most sizes, decking, T&G, channel rustic. Also huge bundles of cedar slabs ($45) and large bags of shavings ($35). (613)283-3629. Disability EquipmentWheelchair (Patriot Invacare), mint condition, $550; Expresso Lite adult walker (only used 4 months) $300; Bathtub arm $25; Bath bench without back $25. 613-267-4463 after 5:30 weekdays.

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Standing Hay wanted for the 2013 season in the 15.4 ft Saftmate open hull Smiths Falls area. Please boat with 3 cylinder Mercury outboard motor and call 613-283-3739. little dude trailer. $1,200 Will pay Top Dollar for o.b.o. Call 613-283-7427 your unwanted cars, between 6 and 7 p.m. trucks, vans and SUVs. Same day pick up. Call 1976 Grew 245 SS (Hard Top). 24ft., Fibreglass, 302 Mike 613-259-2446. Ford V8 I/O. Cuddy cabin with toilet/holding tank, VEHICLES custom made cushions in 1998 GMC C1500, cabin. New canvas, 2 new 170,000 km, as is, parts, heavy duty batteries (last $1,000. Call year). Fully equipped, many extras. Has had TLC. 613-283-7665. Asking $4000. 1998 Pontiac Sunfire, 4 613-283-6265. door, automatic, new tires, battery. $800. Call 1992 14’ aluminum craft V. 25 h.p. Merc. Electric 613-267-4803. start. Live well, trailer, trol2002 Nissan Sentra, ling motor. $4,200. $3,500, low km. 613-258-2387. 613-267-7734. Dockage rentals on Ri2003 Kia Rio 4 door. 4 cyl.deau Lake at Rideau Ferry automatic 1.6L. Only 136074Bridge. Secure. Parking kms. Gas economy for travel.available. $37/foot, miniExcellent small car 4 door. Nomum 20 feet. rust. Excellent condition.(613)233-9378 or pre$2500 certified, 613-284-9886 GMD Auto.









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Disability Products. Buy and Sell stair lifts, scooters, bath lifts, patient lifts, hospital beds, etc. Call Silver Cross Ottawa (613)231-3549. Findlay Condor-A cookstove. Very good condition. Ideal for cottage or hunting camp. $1000. 613-257-2548.

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Free Firewood: Aspen, soft maple, spruce, pine. Logging waste and storm damage. Come and get it. Call 613-256-9834 Frigidaire freezer, white, 2 years old, excellent condition, $200. Call 613-264-8855. Golf Clubs- Ladies complete set. Spalding graphite irons. Golf bag. Asking $180. 613-283-6609.



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

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Hunter Safety/Canadian Fire-arms Courses and exams throughout the year. Held once a month at Carp. Call Wenda Cochran 613-256-2409.




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Dry Hardwood cut, split and delivered $330/cord Green Hardwood cut, split and delivered $300/cord Outdoor furnace wood available We deliver year ‘round. Promp delivery


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



MOODIE - In loving memory of dear parents and grandparents. Gertrude Klock (Church), May 12, 2006 and Eric Jackson, August 8, 1982. Precious forever are memories of you, Today, tomorrow and all life through, Just as you were, you will always be, Treasured forever in our memory. We will always love you Fay, Larry, Rebecca and Michael

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HULL, Daisy In loving memory of a dear mother and mother-in-law, Daisy, who passed away May 10, 1984. Though the years may be many or few, They are filled with remembrance of you. Every day in some small way Memories of you come our way. Though absent you are always near Still loved, still missed and ever dear. Always remembered Donna and Lynn



BELL - In memory of Doris E. May 15, 2011. Dear Mom Well, it’s been 2 years since the Lord took you to be with Him. With the Lord’s help we are doing just fine And are blessed with beautiful memories of you. What would we ever do without the Lord? We miss you And your love will always be in our hearts. Tell Dad the crops are very late getting in this year And we hope that he has your garden tilled and planted. Lovingly remembered by Graham and Diane Chris and Bobbi Halle, Luke and Mason Mark and Rachael Austin and Brenna Laurie and David


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2008 Palomino Yearling Tent Trailer, Model #4125, 12ft box, queen, double, 3-way fridge, power, propane, low use, private sale, $ 5 2 0 0 / o b o 1-613-284-0757 White Cedars Tourist Park Private Campground Large 3 Service Lots Beach, Boat Launch, Docks Great Swimming and Fishing New Play Structure Only 3 lots left Viewing by appt. only 613-649-2255

FARM 684 International tractor, 4 WD, with cab, low hours, 8’ bucket, 8’ grader, good tires. $19,500. Info: 613-268-2222. Ford 5000 loader, $6,500; IH 5100 drill $5,450; Case 580 SL backhoe $24,500; NH TL90 cab & loader 4x4. 613-223-6026. John Deere “B” tractor, rebuilt motor, repainted with new decals. $3,500; 613-283-9782.



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Looking for home to rent preferably attached garage in very quiet rural area, in Brockville, Ottawa or Long Sault. House condition not a priority. 613-345-2930.

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2 bedroom 2 bath newly rebuilt farmhouse. $1100/month + utilities. 5 km east of Perth. Parking, storage, large yard, pond. June 1st. Jane (613)200-8989.

2 bedroom newly renovated, bright, clean apt. Carleton Place. Appliances included. Quiet neighborhood, free parking. Hydro extra. Close to amenities. A must see! 613-257-1566.

2 bedroom apartment for rent in Perth. Mature person (couple) preferred. Parking included. $700 + utilities. No pets. Walking distance to downtown. Call 613-812-0809.

2 bedroom, Smiths Falls, spacious, quiet, adult building, excellent area. Laminate, few stairs, laundry, storage, no dogs, non-smoking. $775 heated. Hydro $35. Almonte, 1 bedroom apt. Millfall Building. 5 appli613-285-4001. ances, no smoking, no pets. $1,000/mth plus 2 bedroom trailer home. utilities. Available May 15. Twin Oaks Park, Smiths 613-256-2144. Falls. $850 plus heat/hydro. Available immediately. Almonte, upstairs bache613-283-7980. lor available June 1st. Includes stove, refrigerator, 3 bedroom semi-de- one parking space, in quiet tached house, Carleton building. $560/month plus Place. Available June 1. utilities. First and last reFridge and stove included. quired, non-smoking Recently renovated. $1125 building. Utilities are extra. plus heat & hydro. Good 613-256-6778. references required plus 1st and last months rent. Ashley Chase Luxury No pets. 613-257-4627. Adult apartments overlooking the Tay River, near downtown Perth. Air con$900/month + utilities, 2 ditioning, exercise room, bedroom apt. in Perth near entertainment room, lielevator. the hospital, fridge, stove, brary, laundry room, references, 613-267-6980. 1st & last, view at MLS# Available June 1. Smiths Falls. 1 bedroom apt. Cen868851, 613-200-1000. trally located. $715/mth. Heat and water included, hydro extra. 613-229-5708 STORAGE before 8 p.m. Furnished basement bachelor Perth, with kitchAvailable May 15, Perth. enette and 3-pc. washAll inclusive. Large, bright 3 bedroom room. apartment. Non-smoker, Laundry and parking priviSmiths Falls $500/mth. no pets, parking, storage, leges. STOR-N-LOCK 4 appliances, $875/month 613-267-5686. Indoor storage of all sizes plus hydro and water. Ground floor 2 bedroom 613-267-2354. Outdoor storage apt. in Perth. $640/mth. also available 613-273-5536. Brockville St., Smiths 613-285-5507 Smiths Falls Falls, 1 bedroom roomy Heritage Perth. Showing 613-264-0213 Perth second floor apartment, now for May 1st. Freshly nice finishes, hydro extra, renovated. 2 bedroom available immediately. downstairs apartment. $ 6 9 5 / m o n t h . Fridge, stove, washFOR RENT 613-283-1697. er/dryer, yard, deck &


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Carleton Place, 1400 sq. ft. upstairs, 2 bedroom, $900 includes fridge, stove and heat. 15 Frank. Close to schools and park. Available immediately. Call Tom 613-257-2223.




Carleton Place -2 bdrm; 2 storey townhome. Includes appliances; new carpet; fireplace; large master; parking. No smoking/pets. Available June 1. $1150/mth plus utilities. References, security deposit. (613)257-3022. Carleton Place 2 bedroom, 4 appliances, no smoking $1000/month plus hydro, first and last months rent and references required. 613-227-0744. Carleton Place 2 bedroom Apt. $745. well maintained, clean, quiet, secure entrance, stove,fridge, parking included. Laundry 1st floor. 613-294-2076 Carleton Place, 2 bedroom with loft, townhome, great family neighbourhood, loft could be den or third bedroom, 2 full bathrooms, full basement, patio doors to deck and private yard. Large eat-in kitchen, 5 appliances, $1,200/month plus utilities. 613-913-9745 for information or viewing.

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Lanark- bright, ground Carssridge Apartments, floor 1 bedroom apt. LoSmiths Falls, ground cated next to medical cenfloor 3 bedroom, tre. Includes fridge, stove, available June 1. paved parking a small pri$1195/month; Heat, hy- vate fenced yard with dro, cable included. In deck. Also includes heat, quiet security building hydro, satellite and wirewith laundry. Call less internet. $795/mth. 613-283-9650. First/last. No pets. Available mid May. Code Apartments. Smiths 613-259-9146. Falls. Spacious, bright, 2 bedroom in clean, quiet, adult building. Fridge, Large 2 bedroom apartstove, parking, laundry fa- ment, Sunset Blvd., Perth. 4 appliances, laundry, cilities. (613)283-7779. swimming pool on site. Non-smoking unit. 1 Colonel By Luxury adult months free rent. apartments. Close to $ 1 , 1 5 0 / m o n t h County Fair Mall in 519-221-8123. Smiths Falls. Air conditioning, exercise room, party room, library and Mississippi Lake Carleton Place. 1 bedroom bungaelevator. 613-283-9650. low. Furnished, seasonal For rent in Merrickville- rental or year round lease, 613-269-3222. 3 bedroom furnished or unfurnished. apartment. This spacious 30 min. to Kanata 15 min. 1100 sq ft apt. is more like to Perth or Carleton Place. a house, lots of windows, Private lakeside living. fireplace, deck, eat-in 613-253-3120. kitchen & dining room, laundry room, hardwood floors and beamed ceiling Modern 1,100 sq. ft. apt. in living room. Perfect for Available May 15. Quiet, a home-based busi- park-like setting with 2 ness/office or if you want ponds, creek and nature to live in a really wonderful trails. Naturally lit lower village! $1200/mo + hy- level with walk-out. Patio. dro; Treatment Room in Garage. Adult pet-free Spa Sans Souci- includes residence. Prefer semi-rereception, laundry, and tired couple. Located bespa bed if needed. Please tween Smiths Falls and call if you provide a ser- Merrickville. $875/month. vice that would comple- 613-283-3627. ment what we offer. Perth: quiet 2 bedroom, ground floor apartment with parking. Washer/dryer hook up, new fridge and stove. No pets, references. Available June. $700/month plus utilities. 613-267-1392. Perth, 1 bedroom ground floor apartment. $600/month plus hydro. Available May 1. Call 613-267-4831 after 5 p.m.

Carleton Place, apartment downtown, stairs, first/last month rent, references, no smoking, no pets. 613-867-1905. Carleton Place apt. in lower level of bungalow. Bright, freshly decorated 2 bedrooms. Garage, yard, appliances, laundry, heat & hot water included. Non smoking only. $875/mth. 613-256-6026.

FOR RENT Perth: 3 bedroom rowhouse, new 2-storey building, 2 large balconies, 2 large decks, open concept in tiled kitchen/dining/living room area, electric radiant in-floor heating (new energy efficient system) 1-1/2 baths, jet tub, coin laundry facility, free parking. Every room TV, internet and phone jacks. $1200/month, plus hydro, no extra water/sewage costs. Available June 1. 613-479-2164.

Kemptville. Spacious, quiet, 2 bedroom apartment. Excellent for retired people. Stove and fridge. No smoking, no pets. 512 Clothier St. 613-258-3010.

Perth, 2 bedroom apartment in quiet security building. Well looked after. Fridge, stove, parking, balcony. Laundry in building. $775/month plus hydro. No dogs. (613)349-9377.

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Perth- Newly renovated 1 bedroom apartment, centrally located, fridge, stove, hot/cold water, parking supplied. No smoking, no pets, $700. Available May 1st. Professional couple preferred. Perth- Newly renovated bachelor apartment, Available May 1st. No pets, no smoking. Single female preferred. 613-267-2687.

Smiths Falls. Bachelor apartment, available May 1, no pets, no smoking, single female preferred. Call Graham 613-283-0865.

Or for rent. Renovated bungalow in Stittsville. Custom kitchen with granite counters, french doors to a large deck & fenced backyard, f.f basement. VACATION/COTTAGES 613-831-1361.

Smiths Falls- downtown, 3rd floor, 1 bedroom, well maintained, mature tenants, clean, quiet. $665/month plus hydro. Fridge, stove. References required. 613-884-0166.

3 bedroom Rideau Lake cottage. Large eat-in kitchen and family room with fireplace. Dock suitable for 2 boats. Minutes from Perth and Smiths Falls. Weekly June-Sept. $ 8 0 0 / w e e k . 613-267-1618.

Room for rent. Available immediately. Washer/dryer. Phone. No pets. Leave message. 613-284-8378. Russell St. W., Smiths Falls. Ground floor, large 1 bedroom. Heated, hydro extra. Newly renovated. Available immediately. $690/mth. 613-283-1697.

Perth- 4 bedroom 2 story home centre town. Rear yard, parking, 4 appliances. Available May 1. $1050 plus utilities, first and last, r e f e r e n c e s . Shared accommodation, 5 minutes from Westport. (613)284-0141. Quiet country house with picturesque lake view. Perth duplex, 2 bed- $600 per month. rooms, 2 bathrooms, 4 ap- (613)273-8671. pliances, deck, yard, storage shed, parking, Small house for rent in $900/month, heat and wa- the country, south-west ter included. References, of Kemptville. References first and last months rent needed. Call after 6 p.m. required. 613-267-7464. 613-258-3561. Perth- Gore St (above Home Furniture). Huge 2 bedroom apartment. 10’ ceilings. $775/month plus hydro. 613-894-5210.

Smiths Falls. 1 bedroom apartment, ground floor, centrally located, available immediately. No pets. No smoking. Call Graham 613-283-0865, Smiths Falls. 2 bedroom apt. 2nd floor. Adults only. No smoking, no pets. Available immediately. Graham (613)283-0865.

Perth- Large 1 bedroom, 2nd floor apartment. $750/month plus hydro over $200. 1 parking spot, available May 15. References required. Smiths Falls 2 bedroom 613-267-7231. upstairs apt. $800. Heat and hot water included. Quiet adult occupied buildPerth, modern 2 bedroom ing. Laundry services onapartment on the fifth floor site. 613-264-9695. with elevators, outdoor swimming pool and laun- Smiths Falls 3 bedroom dry facilities on site. Park- house, $1,200 inclusive, ing, fridge, stove, fridge, stove, heat, hydro dishwasher, heat and hy- and water included. Washdro included. Cable, phone er/dryer hookup available. and internet extra. $1,300 June 1 occupancy. Call monthly. Available imme- 613-284-1736 or diately. Call Cindy 613-326-1233. 613-267-6800 ext 3, Monday-Friday, 9-5 or Bud at Smiths Falls, available immediately, 2 bedroom 613-267-0567. upper apartment, central $640/month inEMC Classifieds location, cludes heat. 613-283-7000. Get Results!

Perth- 2 ($700) bedroom apartments in modern, well maintained, centrally located building. Security/intercom system, modern, professionally quired. 613-283-8278. maintained, laundry faIn the country, minutes cilities. Parking included. hydro. from Perth. Spacious to- Plus tally renovated 2 bedroom (613)298-2983. unit. $800/month. Available May-June; 3 Perth, 2 bedroom apartbedroom bungalow- 1-1/2 ment, $700/month. Plus hybaths. Spacious. dro. Clean, secure building. $1200/mth. Available June 1. Both plus utilities. First Parking, coin laundry faand last required. Danielle cility. Seniors welcome. (613)925-3046. 613-464-3506.

parking. Non-smoking. Carleton Place, 10 month Short walk to downtown. lease with option, large 3 $750 plus utilities. First bedroom brick home, den, & last. References reeat-in kitchen, diningroom, fireplace. $1,450. 613-257-5711.

Beautiful brand new home on 1 acre 13 min. south of Kemptville. 3 bdrm/2 bth. Credit probs OK. 888.540-4835



Perth, 3 bedroom house for sale on Cockburn St., beautifully renovated, 2 storey home on large private lot. Asking $234,500. Smiths Falls- large 1 bed- 613-267-9890. room apt. All new flooring, new bathroom. This unit is Recycled Home-Delivered $750/mth. Heat, hydro, To your Lot! Two bedroom water, laundry and parking bungalow (26’x28’). Hardincluded. Call Perry wood flooring, upgraded 613-284-4191, Weagle windows, gas furnace, remodelled kitchen which inRealty Ltd. Brokerage. cludes fridge, stove, Smiths Falls- large 2 bed- dishwasher all stainless. Price $30,000 + hst. Delivroom ground floor apt. Heat, hydro, water, park- ered within 60kms, brick ing & laundry included. off, Ontario only, route $1,100/mth. Call Perry at permitting. Additional fee Weagle Realty Ltd. Broker- over 60 kms. Contact Pat, CDS Movers: age, 613-284-4191. 1-800-267-5516 or Smiths Falls- Shared ac- 613-880-1685 c o m m o d a t i o n , $475/month. Cable providNOTICES ed. Available May 1st. Call 613-812-2400, evenings. $$$NEED MONEY$$$ Smiths Falls- upper 2 Do you have a pension bedroom heated apt. $700 plan from an ex-employer? plus hydro. 613-283-2933. (LIRA) or (locked in RRSP) Call NOW! 1-416-357-9585

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

LOST & FOUND Found- On May 1, keys for car and house. Found between Almonte and Pakenham. Call 613-256-3260.

PERSONAL Alcoholics Anonymous (613)284-2696.

Are you concerned about someone’s drinking? There is help available for you in AL-ANON/Alateen. Call 613-284-6100, 272-3105, 3 bedroom house. Older 257-3138, 826-2566, home. Very good condi- 203-3713, 283-5038. tion. Situated on 3.78 acres. South of Kemptville. Financing available OAC. Overeaters Anonymous $169,500. Dave 613-264-5158 613-989-5451.




Cottage P.E.I.- 2 bedroom, water views, easy access, to beautiful beach, $ 6 0 0 / w e e k l y . Photos available. Nancy (613)925-4943, Pet Friendly Cottage Christie Lake, sleeps 11, lots of privacy. Contact for pictures. Quiet Adult Campground. All services, near Merrickville, Ontario. Rideau Rive, Petangue, tennis, fishing, telephone. $1,200 per season. 613-269-4664. Summer at the Lake/Spring Fishing. From $300/week, free kids program. Let us host fishing derby for $1,295, 50+ people 613-267-3470. Waterfront cottage, on Clear Lake- Scott Island. Sleeps 8, $2,300/month. Available from June to S e p t e m b e r . 613-614-2268.

HELP WANTED ATTENTION CAN YOU SPEAK TWO LANGUAGES? We have a job for you! Desperately seeking translators. No experience required. Full/Part/Time Limited positions. w w w. o n l i n e t r a n s l a t o



MLS #x2599684

(By-Law 4.2) The Annual General Meeting of Family and Children’s Services of Lanark Leeds and Grenville will be held on Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

OPEN HOUSE SAT. MAY 11 – 1 to 3 pm 358 Norris Road, Perth. 4 bedrooms,2 baths and lots of updates on 6.5 acres with mature trees and on a dead end rd CL413226_0509

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: property/index/id/66938 For appointment to view, call 613-284-0927

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2 bedroom house on 100 acres in Oxford Station. (2 mins from 416) Propane heat, $1100 plus utilities. Available immediately. Call 613-296-2635.

All inclusive! Carleton Place- Full upstairs of the house. 2 bedrooms, living room, 1/2 bath, share kitchen. Responsible for own meals. Furnished, cable, heat, hydro and water included. $750/mth. Females preferred. Days 613-291-7620, evenings 613-283-6565.



2 bedroom half house, 60 Victoria Ave., Smiths Falls, off street parking, no pets, $750/month plus utilities. 613-283-2266.


Persons wishing to vote at the 2013 Annual General Meeting or serve as Board Members must be Members of the Corporation. Membership in the corporation is available to individuals and corporations interested in furthering the corporation’s purposes, who live or have their registered office within the geographic area, who are at least the age of majority or are incorporated, not a member of the staff and who have applied for and been accepted into membership in the corporation by resolution of the members or in such other manner as may be determined by the members. Please forward your intent to become a member and supporting documentation no later than Friday, May 24th, 2013 to: Mr. Allan Hogan Secretary to the Board of Directors c/o FCSLLG 8 Herriott Street Perth, Ontario K7H 1S9 1-855-667-2726






Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind, Manotick, requires housekeeper. Live in, single accommodation. Cooking & Housework. Driver’s license essential. Resumes by Friday May 17, 2013 by email or fax to 613-692-0650. No calls please.

Volunteer Board Members Needed Family and Children’s Services of Lanark, Leeds and Grenville is dedicated to working with the community to protect children at risk through ongoing monitoring, building family capacity and parenting skills, and finding caring families for children who are under the care of the Society. If you are at least 18 years of age, and are concerned about the welfare of children in your community, you may be interested in becoming a Family and Children’s Services Board Member. Board Members are expected to attend a monthly meeting of the Board and to join one of the three sub-committees of the Board, with a monthly meeting. The Board places a priority on recruiting members with backgrounds in Law, Risk Management and Community Engagement initiatives. If you are interested, please submit your resume by May 24th, 2013 to the attention of: The Nominating Committee c/o Ms. Tammy Shepherd, Executive Assistant Family and Children’s Services of Lanark, Leeds and Grenville 8 Herriott Street PERTH, Ontario K7H 1S9 CL432051_0509 HELP WANTED





Project Manager – Major Gifts Program

Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind requires post secondary student for grounds keeping position from mid May to the end of August. Must have valid driver’s licence and be able to lift 40 pounds. Email resume to or fax to 613-692-0650. No phone calls please. Carleton Place, rental assistant, part-time, flexible with hours/duties, assertive, personable, well presented, record keeping, receivables, Gibson Properties. 613-257-5711. First Choice Haircutters now hiring. Kemptville location. Full and part-time. Excellent compensation. Tammy 613-853-5159, or drop resume at 304 Colonade Dr., Kemptville. First Choice Haircutters requires part time stylist in Carleton Place, guaranteed hourly wage, profit sharing, paid vacation, benefits. Please call Pam, Carleton Place 613-253-8841.

HELP WANTED AZ Driver required to operate end-dump. Call Ray’s Haulage at 613-724-8770.

QUALIFICATIONS 1. Education: Bachelors Degree in a liberal arts or business field; CFRE preferred 2. Previous Work Experience: Minimum of three years experience supporting a successful fundraising campaign. 3. Special Skills and Abilities: ■ Special strength in driving forward the ‘moves management’ process ■ Ability to handle multiple tasks with proven organizational skills ■ Demonstrated ability to take initiative, work independently and be detail-oriented ■ Excellent English written communications skills ■ Ability to manage statistical data to assess program effectiveness ■ PC literacy with strong competency in all Microsoft Office Suite programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and donor database software ■ Demonstrated ability to work with and maintain confidential information Send resume to Mary Boucher, Development Officer Kemptville District Hospital Foundation

Classifieds get results. 283-3182 Toll-free 1-888-9673237 1-888WORD ADS

Advertising serves by informing. CANADIAN ADVERTISING FOUNDATION





VILLAGE OF MERRICKVILLE-WOLFORD Public Works Equipment Operator/Labourer – Full Time Salary Range $16.65-$18.73/hr

The Corporation of the Village of Merrickville-Wolford with a population of 3,000 on the banks of the Rideau Canal, requires a Labourer to perform the Public Works functions of repair, maintenance, replacement and upkeep of all roads, sidewalks, structures and municipal facilities. The successful applicant will be part of the Public Works team and will perform duties as assigned by the Manager of Public Works and will be expected to possess good communication and public relations skills. Qualifications: Applicants should have a minimum DZ license with clean driving record and/or abstract and the ability to perform physical tasks. They should also have a proven record of safe operation, security and management of equipment, vehicles and supplies. Knowledge of construction and maintenance techniques, equipment and machinery operation as normally acquired through education and training is required. Reasonable understanding of and ability to interpret policies, regulations, acts and guidelines pertaining to the roads maintenance function would be considered an asset as would knowledge of all public works standards and levels of service requirements. Applications for the above position will be received until 4:00 PM, Thursday, May 16, 2013 and should be addressed to: Public Works Equipment Operator/Labourer Village of Merrickville-Wolford 317 Brock St. West, P.O. Box 340 Merrickville, ON K0G 1N0 Attn: Jill Eagle, CAO/Clerk Fax: 613-269-3095 e-mail: We thank all of those who apply but only the parties invited for an interview will be contacted. Information is collected in confidence under the Freedom of Information Act. The Village of Merrickville-Wolford is an equal opportunity employer.


Help required to deliver phone books in Carleton Place and Almonte, over 2 week period. 613-257-3499.

KDH Foundation has an opening for an experienced charitable fundraising professional to support the major gifts program. This is an 18 month term contract with the possibility of being extended. Deadline for applications is May 16, 2013. The Major Gifts Project Manager’s duties will include: ÿ Work closely with the Executive Director to implement the fundraising Project plans ÿ Plan and manage cultivation and solicitation activities ÿ Maintain and drive forward the ‘moves management’ process for each solicitation ÿ Write corporate, foundation, and individual requests and proposals, and develop written strategy memos and talking points for solicitations ÿ Prepare necessary documentation and reports including agenda planning, drafting of correspondence, acknowledgment of pledges and gifts, and follow-up with volunteers ÿ Produces weekly reports demonstrating effectiveness of key campaign activities ÿ Work with the Donor Relations Assistant to maintain the database of potential donors, donors, pledges, donations and solicitor assignments, produce tax receipts and thank you letters ÿ Prepare weekly status reports re number of completed gifts and amounts, current cash and future pledge values, current solicitations in the pipeline, outstanding solicitations








Job Posting Job Title: Online Sales Consultant (Ottawa) Reports to: Director, Inside/Outside Sales Division: Digital Media Group, Metroland Media Location: 80 Colonnade Road, Ottawa Metroland Digital is growing…and fast. Our digital assets include online and mobile versions of over 30 community newspaper sites along with shopping, automotive, residential living and classified sites, such as;,, ,, and Our services include online ad creation, digital video production, blogging, SEM, content creation, email marketing, email acquisition, reputation management, social media management and (exhale) performance management. THE OPPORTUNITY: As an Online Sales Consultant, you will work directly with automotive dealers in the Ottawa area. Essential to this role are strong people skills, creative thinking and fantastic relationship building skills. Your solid knowledge of marketing & digital will give you a leg up on the competition. Your ‘listen to understand’ attitude, patience and perseverance will assist you in providing the ultimate in customer service and follow through. A proven track record in an outside sales capacity within an Online/Digital environment is a definite asset. KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES: • Identify and cold call prospects to develop new business. • Service Automotive Dealers to maintain and grow territory revenue • Effectively communicate the features and benefits of our digital assets to our customers and potential customers • Work through objections and overcome obstacles with the goal of superior customer satisfaction at all times • Provide feedback on market needs to further expand our digital product offerings • Build and maintain good relationships with clients and colleagues WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR: • A proven track record working in a sales environment where your role has been to drive revenue • Minimum 5 years of Outside Sales Experience (preference given to those with media/agency experience) • Coachable and open-minded with a willingness to be trained and developed • Positive attitude and excellent communication and creative skills • Strong multitasking skills with a drive for results • Well versed in internet revenue vehicles & trends with an active interest in the digital space • Strong problem solving skills and capacity for strategic thinking • Ability to interact with cross functional teams, salespeople, senior business people • Proficient with Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint Core Competencies: Drive for Results Customer Focus Action Oriented Interpersonal Savvy Business Acumen Attention to Detail WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU: • Opportunity to be part of an exciting company at the cutting edge of the media industry • Work for a well-established and respected company that is connected to your communities • Competitive compensation plan and Group RSP • Be part of a company that is committed to providing a healthy and safe work environment • We provide individualized career plans and extensive ongoing development opportunities • We’ve got your health in mind; you’ll receive a comprehensive benefits package and a generous vacation plan If you have a can-do attitude that is completely contagious and thrive in a fast-paced, change-oriented environment... then this is an opportunity for you. Interested candidates are requested to email their resume & salary expectations by May 10, 2013 to: You must include Online Sales Consultant in the subject line of your email. We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those who are considered for an interview will be contacted.

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IMPACT RESIDENTIAL SERVICES Supporting People with Intellectual Deficits in the Communities of North Grenville and Merrickville. CL432407_0509

We are looking to fill the following positions: Residential Counsellor Part-Time, Temporary (Maternity Leave) Qualifications: • Post secondary degree in social services or relevant community college diploma combined with two years of direct experience in residential services and/or day program services for youth or adults with an intellectual deficit (or equivalent training and/or experience deemed suitable by the employer) • First-Aid, CPR and CPI certification • Basic computer skills and a valid Ontario Driver’s License. This is a 36 hour rotation per pay period, consisting of 12 hour shifts involving direct client care and case management duties. Orientation and training provided. Mail, Fax or email Attn: Director Impact Residential Services 396 County Rd. 25 RR#1, Oxford Mills, ON K0G 1S0 Fax: 613-258-5594 e-mail:

Employment Opportunity Cultural Mapping Coordinator (Contract, 24 Weeks) The Township of Elizabethtown-Kitley is seeking a talented individual to coordinate and oversee our Community Cultural Mapping Project, under the direction of the Heritage Elizabethtown-Kitley Committee. The Cultural Mapping Coordinator will be a highly organized public speaker who holds excellent communication skills, oral and written. We are looking for someone with superior knowledge skills in: Microsoft Access, GPS/GIS mapping programs, PowerPoint or presentation software, media experience in internet, radio and paper. If you are willing to work flexible hours (some evenings and weekends) and have access to a vehicle, we would be interested in meeting with you. The main project will be 24 weeks starting June 1st to December 1st, 2013. Please forward your resume and cover letter in one document, by email, to In the subject line enter Cultural Mapping Coordinator Position and your last name. Applications will be accepted until midnight Monday, May 13, 2013. CL404975_0502

Closing Date: May 17, 2013 All applicants will be held instrict confidence. Only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.






We are looking for PHONE LINE VOLUNTEERS for our Brockville, Carleton Place, Gananoque, Kemptville, Perth & Prescott Offices If you possess a desire to help others who are experiencing difficulties and/or distress please call Debbie or Bruce at (613) 345-1290 or 1-866-544-5614 as soon as possible. Training is provided. HELP WANTED HELP WANTED!!! $28/hour. Undercover Shoppers Needed to judge retail and dining establishments. Genuine opportunity. PT/FT experience no required. If you can shop you are qualified! HELP WANTED! Make $1000 weekly mailing brochures from home! No experience required. Start immediately!

Intern Needed The Smiths Falls Downtown Business Association is currently seeking a parttime intern to assist with the organization of the Healthy Living Festival. This temporary position would include providing assistance for the organization of the event through database and spread sheet creation, advertising and marketing coordination and survey creation and analysis. This position will be filled from approximately Monday, June 10, 2013 to Friday, August 16, 2013, inclusive, with a maximum of 25 hours worked weekly. Salary for this position will be $12.00 hourly. Candidates for this position should possess the following skills and training: • Ontario Secondary School graduate, minimum • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite • Strong intercommunication skills • Event planning or event volunteering experience • The ability to multi-task • The ability to work unsupervised Please submit resumes marked to the attention of “DBA” to 77 Beckwith St. N., Smiths Falls, ON, K7A 1T4 or email them to Resumes must be received no later than 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, 2013, in order to be considered for this position. Please note, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Township of Montague is seeking an experienced municipal finance professional to become a valued and integral part of our team. Charged with the effective operation and management of the financial functions of the Municipality, you will report directly to the CAO while maintaining close relations with department heads and Council. The Treasurer will ensure the Township’s compliance with all statutory obligations, sound financial management and accounting practices. The successful candidate will have a mixture of relevant post secondary education and several years of progressive experience in financial management. AMCTO designation or relevant educational programs would be of interest to the selection committee. The work requires someone capable of financial analysis to provide strategic direction, with strong communications and relationship skills. A detailed job description is available at Qualified individuals are invited to forward their resume along with a covering letter to the undersigned prior to closing 4:30 p.m. on Monday, May 27, 2013. Applications can be faxed, mailed, emailed or dropped off to:

The Municipality thanks all applicants for their interest but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Personal information is collected under the authority of The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and is used to determine eligibility for potential employment CL432328_0509

Rideau Community Health Services is a non-profit, fully accredited organization that offers primary health care with an emphasis on illness prevention, health promotion, health education and community development. HOPE is a new regional program designed to meet the needs of women who are pregnant or parenting and who are or have experienced problems with opioids. The incumbent will have an office in Smiths Falls, and travel across Lanark, Leeds and Grenville. We are hiring for the following position: Position Title: Counsellor / Individual Support Worker, HOPE Program Location: Counties of Lanark, Leeds and Grenville Position Type: Contract (ending March 28, 2014) renewal dependent on funding, Part-Time (21 hours per week) Start Date: As soon as possible Please check our website at for details and information on where to submit your resume. CL431965_0502

The Township of Montague ATTN: Stacey Blair, Clerk 6547 Rogers Stevens Drive PO Box 755 Smiths Falls, ON K7A 4W6 Fax: 613-283-3112 Email:


This position is funded through Valley Heartland Community Futures Development Corporation.

Rideau Community Health Services is funded by the South East Local Health Integration Network.

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The Lanark County Housing Corporation (LCHC) in Smiths Falls is seeking high energy, dynamic, professionals to fill the following two regular full-time opportunities in our Administration Department.



For further details including qualifications and application deadline, visit our website at: If you meet the position qualifications as found on our website and are committed to the LCHC Vision, Mission and Values, we look forward to receiving your résumé. CL432059_0509



CASUAL RESIDENTIAL COUNSELLORS Casual work in five support homes for people with physical and/or intellectual disabilities. Duties include personal care, counselling, community activities, housekeeping. Opportunities in any one or all five locations. Must be willing and able to work day, evening and night shifts, including weekends and holidays. Minimum Qualifications: • Community College diploma in social services from a recognized Ontario College of Applied Arts & Technology and/ or experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities; • Community College course in pharmacology from a recognized Ontario College of Applied Arts & Technology; • Have or be willing to take CPR/First Aid and CPI; • Valid driver’s license; • A current vulnerable sector screening criminal reference check. Extensive experience and training in working with people with physical and/or intellectual disabilities would be considered an asset for this position. Starting Rate: $18.59 per hour Interested and qualified applicants should submit their resume and letter of interest to the main office: Tayside Community Options P.O. Box 707 100 Wilson Street East Perth, Ontario K7H 3K5 Fax: (613) 264-1930 Email:



“We thank all applicants for their expressed interest, however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.”


Man with truck will pick up garbage, cut small trees or brush, etc. Reasonable. (613)267-4129.

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.


AAA. Honest, Reliable, Handyman Services. Tree cutting , clearing, removal, brush chipping, blocking and splitting, bush clearing and thinning service. Also eavestrough cleaning, painting, staining, yard and garden clean up, window cleaning, grass cutting, and more. Reasonable Rates! Call Kevin (613) 253-7461

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Send A Load to the dump, cheap. Clean up clutter, garage sale leftovers or leaf and yard waste. 613-256-4613.

South Gower Truck Repair Ltd., Kemptville Ontario K0G 1J0 or fax to: 613-258-7776 email:

Retiree with talents in gardening, yard maintenance and house cleaning. Looking to help those who need assistance with home and yard care. Located in Perth. Please call 613-326-0210.



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M&K Renovations looking for jobs: roofing, siding, drywall, painting, laminated floors, windows, doors, most small jobs. Call Mike for quote, 613-259-2446.

Rogerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Affordable Handyman Service. Reasonable rates. Indoor/outdoor jobs, painting included. Call (613)267-1183.

minimum 2nd year apprentice


Clinical Care Co-ordinator required for Rosebridge Manor, our LTC home in Jasper, Ontario. Must have the following qualiďŹ cations: 1) certiďŹ cate of competence as a Registered Nurse or Registered Practical Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario. 2) at least one year of experience working as a registered nurse or registered practical nurse in the long term care sector 3) at least three years of experience working as a registered nurse or registered practical nurse in a managerial or supervisory capacity in a healthcare setting. 4) a sound knowledge and background in geriatric, rehabilitation or long term care nursing and personnel management. 5) knowledge of the requirements of the Long Term Care Homes Act and corresponding regulations and other pertinent Federal, Provincial and Municipal statutes which govern or inďŹ&#x201A;uence the operation of the home. 6) Knowledge of the nursing process and trends in the long term care ďŹ eld and demonstrated skills in the planning and coordination of a comprehensive nursing program Please submit resume by May 17, 2013 to: or fax: 613-283-9012.


an experienced, Licensed 310T Mechanic (or Apprentice) and a 310S Service Technician (or Apprentice) 431947_0502

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Smiths Falls Distribution Centre Inserter, Casual Part Time


Functions - Lifting flyers from pallets, and placing them on a feeder to insert flyers into newspapers. - Jog and strap bundles once insertion of required flyers is completed - Load completed bundles onto pallets - Other duties may include, but are no limited to, cleaning of general work area and warehouse. Requirements - Physically able to lift 5-25 lbs - Standing for extended periods of time - Continual rotation of wrist, back and shoulders - Motivated self starter - Reliable team worker - Ability to work all shifts. - Fluent in English both written and verbal Interested applicants should forward their resume via email to, or drop it off in person at 65 Lorne Street, Smiths Falls Ontario. We appreciate the interest of all candidates, only candidates selected for a interview will be contacted. No telephone calls please.

NOW HIRING MATURE PART-TIME HELP Ladies retail clothing Experience an asset Resumes accepted by: Email: Fax: 613-278-1523 Or in person. Note: Only successful candidates shall be contacted for interview. OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK 7 KM NORTH OF PERTH ON HWY. 511

We are currently looking to fill the following position:

FHT Assistant

Job Summary: - Coordinate data collection for all Ministry of Health quarterly reports, including HR, Finance, and Programs. Qualifications: - Undergraduate degree/ College Diploma in healthcare or business administration A full job description for the above position is available on our website, Please e-mail us your resume, with a letter of intent demonstrating your experience, to by Friday, May 10, 2013. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.



Cleaning of the two TayCare Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Centres; TayCare Senior at 100 Wilson Street East and TayCare Junior attached to St. Johnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s High School, R.R. #3, Perth, ON Details of tender available at the Tayside Community Options office, 100 Wilson Street East, Perth, ON or at Tenders to be submitted by 4 P.M., May 23, 2013 after which no further tenders will be accepted. The lowest or any tender will not necessarily be accepted. Submit to: TayCare Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Centres TAYSIDE COMMUNITY OPTIONS P.O. BOX 707 100 WILSON STREET EAST PERTH, ONTARIO K7H 3K5 Fax: (613) 264-1930 Phone: (613) 264-0953 Email: TENDERS CL431758_0425

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T.L.C. HOME IMPROVEMENTS No job too small! Free estimates â&#x20AC;˘ Home Renovations â&#x20AC;˘ Plumbing Repairs â&#x20AC;˘ Painting/cleanup â&#x20AC;˘ Concrete work Doug Morley 257-7177

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Lawn Aeration and lawn cutting. Free estimates. Call 613-283-4919.

Truck & Coach 310T Mechanic or


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


Carolina Retirement Suites is seeking a part time Cook

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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Greerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Home and Gardens. Interior, exterior painting and odd jobs done around your house and yard at an affordable cost. If interested please call 613-812-0690 ask for Mark.

Luxury Riverfront Retirement Suites



GARAGE SALE 3 Foster St., Perth, Saturday, May 18, 8-1. Household items. 339 Tait McKenzie Drive, Almonte, Saturday, May 11, 8-noon.





57 Kimberly Ave, Kemptville. Sat., May 11th, 8 AM. Loads of baby toys, clothes, playpen, infant accessories, exersaucer/jumper, maternity clothes, little tikes playhouse, and lots more.


More Garage Sales and Classifieds Pages 49-51 GARAGE SALE


5th Annual Charity Garage Sale! Sat, May 11th, 7am-2pm. Garage sale, bbq, face painting for the kids. All in the Royal Lepage Gale Real Estate parking lot at 24 Lansdowne Ave in Carleton Place. Rain or shine. All proceeds go to the Lanark County Interval House. Huge assortment of items. To donate an item call 613-253-3300.

Chain saw, recliner, Chesterfield set, coffee and end tables, wine rack, night stand, bicycles, comforter sets and many more. 2311 7th Line Road (Beckwith) May 17, 2-6 pm, May 18 & 19, 8 - 4pm

Downsizing Sale May 11th, 8:30-4:30, Rain Date May 12th, 90 Golf Club Road, Smiths Falls, China to Camping Gear, SomeAlmonte Antique Market, thing for everyone! No 26 Mill St. in historic dealers please. downtown Almonte. 613-256-1511. 36 ven- Friday, May 17, 4 - 7 p.m., dors. Open daily 10-5. Saturday, May 18, 8 a.m.2 p.m., 2533 County Rd Annual Perthmore subdi- 29, Pakenhamâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s main multi-generation, vision yard sales. Perth. 7 street, streets, behind the hospi- kitchenware, some furnital. Over 50 homes in- ture & antiques, lots of volved. Please park legally. books & lps, kids stuff, etc Sat. May 18, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Fundraiser for JDRF! MulCrosby Flea Market open ti-family Yard Sale and May 18-August 31. Satur- BBQ to support 2013 Walk days from 8-4. Eleanor To Cure Diabetes. May 18, 8am - 1pm. 398 Dufferin Jones 613-272-2469. St., Carleton Place.


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Take Notice that tenders are invited for the purchase of the lands described below and will be received until 3:00 p.m. local time on May 23, 2013, at the Drummond/North Elmsley Township Office, 310 Port Elmsley Road, RR #5, Perth Ontario K7H 3C7. The tenders will then be opened in public on the same day as soon as possible after 3:00 p.m. at the Township Office, 310 Port Elmsley Road, Perth. Description of Lands: Roll No. 09 19 908 010 31800 0000; PIN 05234-0209(LT); Part Lot 8 Concession 6 North Elmsley as in RS174510 except Plans 27R5324 & 27R5103; Drummond-North Elmsley; File No. 11-05 Minimum Tender Amount: $5,953.56 Roll No. 09 19 908 010 33200 0000; PIN 05234-0202(LT); Part E 3/4 Lot 9 Concession 6 North Elmsley; Part N 1/4 Lot 9 Concession 6 North Elmsley designated Parts 1, 2 & 3, Plan 27R1684 except Plans 27R3412 & 27R4533; Drummond-North Elmsley; File No. 11-06 Minimum Tender Amount: $6,009.38 Tenders must be submitted in the prescribed form and must be accompanied by a deposit in the form of a money order or of a bank draft or cheque certified by a bank or trust corporation payable to the municipality and representing at least 20 per cent of the tender amount. Except as follows, the municipality makes no representation regarding the title to or any other matters relating to the lands to be sold. Responsibility for ascertaining these matters rests with the potential purchasers. This sale is governed by the Municipal Act, 2001 and the Municipal Tax Sales Rules made under that Act. The successful purchaser will be required to pay the amount tendered plus accumulated taxes, HST if applicable and the relevant land transfer tax. The municipality has no obligation to provide vacant possession to the successful purchaser. For further information regarding this sale and a copy of the prescribed form of tender, visit: if no internet access available, contact: Heather Gemmill Tax Administrator The Corporation of the Township of Drummond/North Elmsley 310 Port Elmsley Road RR #5 Perth Ontario K7H 3C7 (613) 267-6500 ext 242 Copies of the prescribed form of tender is also available for pickup at the Township Office, 310 Port Elmsley Road, RR 5 Perth, ON K7H 3C7

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Fundraiser- May 11. Starting 8 a.m. 2175 Abbott Rd., Kemptville. Kids clothes, furniture, brand name clothes, fitness and sport equipment, antiques, tools, much, much more. Garage & Bake Sale benefiting CHEO on Saturday, May 11, 8-2 p.m. 101 Fenton St., Kemptville. Garage Sale, May 11, 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. 2020 South River Road, Kemptville. Assorted tools, bikes, scrap. Everything must go. Garage Sale May 18, 8-12p.m. 1731 Seventh Line, Beckwith , off Hwy15. Household items, collectibles, antiques, kitchen sink, toys, fiberglass canoe, electric chainsaw, many other items. 613-257-1755 Garage/moving sale, May 11 and 12, 8-4, household goods, books, generators, snowblower, entertainment cabinets, stereo equipment, boat and general use trailers, engine crane, Rascal scooter, cement mixer, compressor, misc garden and mechanical tools, 1025 County Rd 44, 11 km south of Kemptville. Gordie is cleaning out the garage! Multi family yard sale Saturday, May 11 from 8 to 1. 152 Balmoral Drive (off 10th line of Beckwith). Household goods, furniture, childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s clothing, toys, hockey gear, etc. May 18th, 9am-1pm, 436 Pattie Drive, Carleton Place. Huge moving/estate sale. Sat. May 11, Sun. May 12. Everything must be sold! 5698 Martin St. N., Almonte. Rain/shine. Thousands and thousands of items!! Mammoth Garage Sale being held May 11, 8-3p.m. Third Annual Lyn Village Community and 28th Annual Lyn Road neighbors joining forces. Maps available at 30 Main West and 2490 Lyn Road. Participants welcome to join us at your home or trunk sale at ours.

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EMC News â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Welfare is a safety net that doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t support Canadians, but instead binds them in poverty. That was the message that Senator Hugh Segal (Conservative - KingstonFrontenac-Leeds) used to kick off Hunger Week in Perth on Monday, May 6 at the Perth and District Collegiate Institute auditorium. â&#x20AC;&#x153;While Canada did better than most, poverty did not stand still,â&#x20AC;? Segal said, questioning the welfare systemâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s effectiveness. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Welfare doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t bring recipients above the poverty line.â&#x20AC;? Last year, close to 9,000 Canadians turned to food banks, and still the government remains deaf and blind, not to mention mute, to the problem, according to Segal. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Do we talk about eliminating child poverty by 2000?â&#x20AC;? asked Segal. â&#x20AC;&#x153;No, itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s gone,â&#x20AC;? referencing a resolution passed by the House of Commons in 1989 to eliminate child poverty by the turn of the century. The government does not appear to be rushing to talk about alternatives to welfare, because such an idea would call for an overhaul of the system, not to mention balance income in a way that would put every Canadian on an equal playing field â&#x20AC;&#x201C; or, paying field, as it were. Segal used an example of an experiment conducted in Dauphin, MB during the mid 1970s. It was called MINCOME, and it guaranteed that, should crops fail in the year, and families fall below the poverty line, a â&#x20AC;&#x153;top-upâ&#x20AC;? would be provided to give them an income boost. This was seen by the government as a fine line indeed, though, between sharing the wealth and rewarding individuals for â&#x20AC;&#x153;doing nothingâ&#x20AC;?. However, at the end of the year, it was revealed that the fami-

lies who received the tax top-up where no less productive at work than those who were above the poverty line. There were other benefits too - prison admittances went down, hospital visits stabilized, teenagers stayed in school longer. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Mothers stayed home with their children because they could...This is not a â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;wouldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t it be niceâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; idea,â&#x20AC;? Segal firmly stated. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It showed that it could be done if there was a public discretion to do it.â&#x20AC;? With all the government projects directed at simply treating the symptoms of poverty, such as welfare, health care, and institutionalization, instead of finding the cure, Segal commented that â&#x20AC;&#x153;we are not doing enough to invest in the eradication of poverty in Canada, yet we are spending on poverty in a childish and condescending way.â&#x20AC;? Earlier that evening, Segal had visited The Table Community Food Centre to see their evening meal in person. His visit kicked off a series of events sponsored by The Table in the area during Hunger Week. Moving into the far north, Segal said that he remembered visiting a village where all the teenagers had no teeth. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Why? Because there was a Coke plant nearby, and Coke was a lot cheaper than milk,â&#x20AC;? he said, mentioning that the life expectancy for these citizens was considerably less than that of an average Canadian. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Whatever your political views are,â&#x20AC;? he urged. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The fact that we are letting people die earlier is the utmost political concern there is...The Canadian dream is a little different from our neighbors to the south. Peace, order and good government. Well, two out of three isnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t bad.â&#x20AC;? Page Taylor is a cooperative education student from St. John Catholic High School in Perth.

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EMC News - The Elgin and Area Heritage Society is hosting a talk by Kim Proud at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15 at the Red Brick School in Elgin. Over the last few years a very dedicated group of people have restored the Ripley/Sly Cemetery, a formerly abandoned cemetery on Smith Road, south of Elgin and east of Highway 15. The rural area has many such burial places, some of which have been restored and rejuvenated. On May 15, Kim Proud will talk about the restoration of that cemetery. The work done by the R/S group should be an inspiration to others who would like to do similar restorations. We anticipate that this talk will bring some of these individuals to hear Kim, who is the spokesperson for the Ripley/Sly cemetery volunteers.

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Tax rate frozen for another year, operations get tighter for Smiths Falls By STACEY ROY

EMC News - Councillors and town staff wrestled nearly $900,000 out of the 2013 budget recently to meet their commitment to keep the tax rate at 2012 levels for the coming year. The achievement came at a cost of many capital projects large and small that were recommended for completion this year. “Every one of the projects and initiatives are worthy, the thing is we can’t do them all,” Mayor Dennis Staples said. Projects that were cut this week include the Civitan ball diamond work ($30, 000), a salt storage facility ($550, 000), and a number of major roadwork projects including the deferral of an environmental assessment on the Confederation Bridge ($75,000). “I don’t think we’re in a position to replace it,” Coun. Ken Graham said. It was generally agreed around the horseshoe that this was the case, noting the downtown plan does call for (in the long term) the bridge to be closed to vehicle traffic and recaptured as part of the parkland. Vanessa Bernicky, town staff, noted the bridge will be part of a bi-annual review by the ministry this year. While a date has not been confirmed on this review, Bernicky did assure councillors she would bring back any recommendations or

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Smiths Falls town council chambers. orders from the review (that may include closure). This saves $75,000 from the budget. The same approach was taken with the maintenance work on the stone arch bridge on Beckwith Street. Bernicky assured residents the road is sound, but minor maintenance work was slated for this year at a cost of $100,000. On this line, councillors opted to remove it in favour of lobbying the provincial government to share the costs of maintenance as the bridge connects provincial highways. “I think they have an obligation to come to the table,” the mayor said.

This year’s budget was a bare bones budget operationally with the exception of two proposed additions: $35,000 in ongoing support for the Railway Museum of Eastern Ontario (RMEO) and $50,000 of support for The Hub’s community pool proposal. Counc. Shawn Pankow cast the deciding vote to deny the museum’s funding request this year based on the news the museum received $68,000 over two years from the Ontario Trillium Foundation. Coun. Chris Cummings assured his peers these funds are for specific programming initiatives that aim to assist the museum in becoming self-sustaining. The

$35,000 from the town would have covered operational costs such as utilities so that fundraised dollars and grant money could be used to enhance what the museum offers. “I think this year is not the right year to start sustainable funding for the railway museum,” added Coun. Jay Brennan. “I’d take the $35,000 and put it in the Hub frankly.” Mayor Staples noted the town will look at how it funds all three museums in town (RMEO, Heritage House Museum and the Rideau Canal Museum) this year when they undertake a service review process. His hope is a new model of operations can be found

to support all three museums. The RMEO will continue to receive $4,000 in tax forgiveness in 2013 as they have in the past. Coun. Dawn Quinn supported both the museum and the Hub’s request seeing both as unique assets for the town. “I think the Hub and the railway museum are two things that will bring good news to the town,” she said. Coun. Pankow is keen to begin the service review so that reserve funds can be built up allowing the town to pass their budget earlier in the year. This year’s budget process began well, but was held up when the Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund numbers were lacking. One suggestion that town staff will likely table during this process is the thought of charging for staff time to set up, clean up before, during and event community events. Currently the town provides this service free of charge. Coun. Cummings said the town must maintain its debt room to accommodate unknown expenses. “Something will change tomorrow. We need to always be prepared for that,” Cummings said. In 2014-2015 the debt room is minimal at a little more than $95,500, but then rebounds in 2016 with $290,707 of room available at $412,639 in 2017.

Staples supported caution going forward particularly in regards to potential changes requiring municipalities to depreciate their assets, which could potentially leave a hole in future budgets. “It’s something that’s very significant that we have to keep an eye on,” the mayor said. The town’s struggles to balance their budgets this and past years while meeting the needs of the community was part of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario’s (AMO) presentation today (May 2) as part of the province’s pre-budget discussions. The town ascertained that they have lost roughly $1 million a year in lost tax and water revenue due to plant closures and vacant buildings. After cutting about $800,000 out of the 2013 budget councillors were at a loss as to where the remaining $78,000 (or one per cent of taxes) would come from until Steve Fournier, interim CAO came to the rescue despite having reviewed operations numerous times. “I’m quite happy to make the commitment that we will find them,” Fournier said. The budget will come forward to a future council meeting for first and second reading. The final tax notices are due out by the end of May this year.




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Voting wraps up this week for parrot aviary grant By STACEY ROY

EMC News - With the help of the voting public the Gallipeau Centre’s newest and most unique residents will have a home they can stretch out and call their own. Until May 6 the public is being asked to vote on the ( website, select the most loved wishes button and cast their free vote for Judith of Parrot Partner. “We’re doing well,” said Judy Tennant of Parrot Partner, who is currently ranked about 7th in the competition. The local initiative is among the most loved projects with over 5,500 votes so far. If successful, Tennant will use the $5,000 of funding to build an aviary for her feathery friends at her new location inside the Gallipeau Centre. “They really need to be outside. It will be good for them,” Tennant said of the aviary. “We’re really looking forward to go to the Gallipeau Centre.” Tracy Gallipeau is pleased to have Parrot Partners join them at the centre as well. “It will be an attraction for the public to come in,” she said. Parrot Partners hopes to be moved into their new home by this July 1. Gallipeau explained the new addition to the facility will be located on the right side of the main entrance of the former institutional facility. The aviary itself will be built on the other side of that wing where a barbecue shelter structure will be transformed

into the new aviary. Visitors to the centre will be welcome to interact with the birds through the chain link fencing enclosure or by walking in and getting a real hands-on experience. Inside, there will be water features and branches from top to bottom for the birds to perch on. “We’re trying to make it as much a natural environment as possible,” Tennant explained. The online competition would provide $5,000 for the aviary to be built and will be in addition to the 2,100 square foot space they will be renting indoors (an expansion of 400 square feet from Parrot Partners’ existing home in Ashton). Tennant is hoping to use the new space to offer more programming. Currently, Parrot Partners offers Parrot Trooper training for teenagers. This program trains humans to interact with the parrots (who are highly intelligent creatures) using positive reinforcement and is open to children aged 13 and up. In the end, the Parrot Troopers would be eligible for paid hours at the training centre when birthday parties and other programs are being offered. “There’s a lot of neat things we can do with the community,” Tennant said. A new addition to the programming options is the introduction of parrots and pool parties. This will be an extension of Parrot Partners existing birthday party options and incorporates their new water features. The parrot training centre is funded entirely through donations and fundraisers. As such, they are

hoping to add a new fundraiser to their list by renting out the gym at the Gallipeau Centre for flight lessons with the birds. This will be an opportunity for the public to come out (for a small fee) and view the birds in flight while they get much needed exercise. “I think people are going to enjoy it,” Tennant said. Currently, Parrot Partners have 17 birds, many of whom are on the watch list for potential extinction, including Boo, a cocotoo. “I always knew that he was special,” Tennant said. Boo has recently become the first cocotoo in North America to have cancer treatments. He also had male and female reproductive organs until recently, making him extra special. The medical community is interested to see how Boo responds to treatments, but this care has come at a cost estimated at about $10, 000 so far. Experts expect cocotoos like boo will be extinct in 50 years due to the lose of their habitat through clear cutting of trees. Tennant hopes her new facility will help to educate a new generation of earth’s caretakers about the real cost of activities like clear cutting in hopes that action will be taken to restore these animals for future generations. “They’ve got a face of what the consequences are” when they look at Boo, Tennant said. Parrots have only been domesticated for the last 500 years leaving more questions than answers on their behaviours and the best way to care for them. That being said, Tennant noted

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Cancer Classic golf tournament marks 20 years of giving back this month

EMC News - In 1993 Graham Merpaw and Glenn (Red) Blair made a commitment to fight back against cancer after suffering personal losses. Twenty years later the pair continues to fight by serving on the Cancer Classic golf tournament committee. The upcoming annual fundraiser will be held May 25 at the Smiths Falls Golf & Country Club with plans to commemorate two decades of supporting cancer research and patient care services in the Smiths Falls area to include a pictorial display of past tournaments. Looking back over the last 20 years, Blair (who lost one of his parents to cancer) said his hope is simple for the legacy of the Cancer Classic. “It’s been worthwhile if we’ve saved one life,” Blair said. The goal has very likely been achieved given the $345,000 raised by the fundraising event to date. Orga-

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A past participant prepares to head out on the links during the Cancer Classic golf tournament. This year’s tournament is scheduled for May 25, 1 p.m. nizers hope to add another $25,000 to this total this year. “The support from the community during the last 20 years has been phenomenal,” Merpaw added of their achievement. “You never really thought of it, you just kept going.” The pair is preparing to hand off the successful fundraiser to new lead organizers

next year, but insist they will remain as volunteers in some capacity. The Cancer Classic got its start when Merpaw was approached by the Lanark County unit of the Canadian Cancer Society in hopes he would help them raise funds. At the time golf tournaments weren’t very popular, but Merpaw had seen first-hand the success

they could be and volunteered to host one in the Smiths Falls area on their behalf. Merpaw’s first wife succumbed to cancer as did his second wife. During this difficult time the Canadian Cancer Society was extremely supportive of his spouse and Merpaw said “I wanted to give something back.” He began by recruiting his family and friends like Blair and the initial committee (made up of Betsy Currie, Doug Peace, Peter Whitehead, Red Blair, Rick Plontz, Joanne Keays, and Merpaw) got to work. The first year $5,000 was raised, which was upped the year after by $500, but it wasn’t until the third year that then golf pro, Tom McPhee suggested hole sponsorship that the tournament came into its own and raised $10,000. Over the years the tally at the end of the day has varied with the best year coming in at $30,000. All of this has been done while maintaining one of the most reasonable tournament fees – around at $65 this year.

This includes 18 holes of golf with balls and tees, a dinner and dance. A shotgun start will kick things off at 1 p.m. sharp May 25. “We purposely keep the entry fee low to ensure that we maximize golf participation,” Merpaw said. In addition to raising necessary funds for cancer research and support services, the tournament also serves as an education tool. Organizers hope golfers reflect on how lucky they are to have the health to participate in the 18-hole tournament each year and that they use this emotion to reaffirm their desire to help those currently in a battle for their lives against cancer in any form. This concerted effort to give back to an organization that has given so much to so many resulted in receipt of the All Canadian National Award in 2005. Join the 2013 organizing committee at this year’s Cancer Classic golf tournament May 25, 1 p.m. at the Smiths Falls Golf and Country Club.

Where’s Franktown Run returns May 11 By TARA GESNER

EMC Sports – Attention all athletes and nonathletes alike! The ninth annual Where’s Franktown Run, presented by Calvary Christian Academy (CCA), is scheduled for Saturday, May 11. “When we first started the run it was to promote health and physical activity in our students,” said Trish Irwin-Kitt, administrative assistant at CCA, “and we decided to invite the local community as well.” The school never imagined the run would become so popular. In the region of 500 runners (of all ages) participate. They come from Toronto, Kingston and Montreal, as well as the greater Ottawa region. “Runners will always travel to get to a good run,” said Irwin-Kitt. Promoting the run, one of Ottawa’s top triathletes, Bruce McNicoll said, “What a wonderful event! Warm hospitality, a variety of fast, accurate courses, very cool awards, and the absolute best post-race food ever! Two thumbs way up for Where’s Franktown?” The rain or shine event offers four extraordinary routes. The one kilometre (km) family fun run/ walk starts just off the CCA property,

on Irvine Road at 9:30 a.m. The other runs start and finish on Church Street in the village of Franktown. They have spread out start times: five km at 10:10 a.m., 10 km at 10 a.m. and 15 km at 9:30 a.m. “We always hope for good weather,” said Irwin-Kitt. “Most years we have been blessed with no rain, but the race goes on either way.” Courses are well liked by runners. They are flat, well marked and take place on country roads for the most part. Water stations line all courses. “Neighbours often sit out to cheer on the runners as they pass their houses,” said IrwinKitt. Champion Chip by way of Sportstats will provide chip timing. Other highlights of the day include large barbecue buffet (burgers, salads, muffins and desserts); free babysitting service (8:30 to 11:30 a.m.); hand painted wooden finishers medals for five km, 10 km and 15 km runners; engraved medals for the top finishers; and assorted prizes. “Bags are given to all runners as they pick up their race kits,” said Irwin-Kitt. CCA strives to promote healthy living. A good fraction of students do the run.

“We encourage all CCA children to participate,” said Irwin-Kitt. “The school has a running club in which the students have all been training three times a week.” The school is hoping Carleton Place resident and world-class blind runner Noella Klawitter will be in attendance. “She did come speak to the students recently and to officially launch the training for the run,” said Irwin-Kitt. “She has been a great inspiration to our students.” Registration fees are as follows: 15 km ($50 – adults, $30 – youth); 10 km and five km ($35 – adults, $20 – youth); and one km family run/ walk ($10 – adult and youth). To register, go to or “Runners can also register in person at the school or by mail,” said Irwin-Kitt. “We accept registrations the day of the event, although it is very helpful to have them in advance.” If enlisting on race day, (8 to 9:15 a.m.) there is an extra charge of $5 (15 km, 10 km and five km courses). Once again, all proceeds from the run benefit CCA. For more information about the race, contact the school at 613-283-5089.


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Following is a list of past Cancer Classic committee members and long-term sponsors. Original committee members (1993) * Betsy Currie, * Doug Peace, * Peter Whitehead, * Glenn (Red) Blair, * Rick Plontz, * Joanne Keays, * Graham Merpaw 2013 committee members * Glenn (Red) Blair, * Ann McGahey * Ann Polk * Paul Vaillancourt * Peggy Warren * Scott Devonshire * Graham Merpaw Past committee members * Patti Buchanan * Dean Buchanan * Doug Hart * Joan Hart * Marlene Gomes * Gerry Lowe 20-year Cancer Classic Golf Corporate Sponsors * Smiths Falls Kinsmen Club * Street KIA * Smiths Falls Golf & Country Club

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RedHawks have Spartans seeing red in kick off to high school soccer season EMC Sports - The Smiths Falls District Collegiate Institute RedHawks beat the St. John Catholic High School Spartans 2-0 during the opening games of senior boys Lanark County Interschool Athletic Association action in Perth on Wednesday, May 1. Photos by PAGE TAYLOR and DESMOND DEVOY

EMC Sports - Left Smiths Falls District Collegiate Institute RedHawk Travis Ferrier keeps his eye on the ball as St. John Catholic High School Spartans Matt Larabie tries to hustle past him. Above, despite RedHawk Jeffrey Moore trying to hold him back, Spartan Steve Clarke muscles his way down the field.


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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.

Township of Beckwith NOTICE Deactivation of Reduced Loads Please note that the Township of Beckwith will be deactivating Reduced Loads on roadways within its jurisdiction effective: WEDNESDAY, MAY 15th, 2013 Darwin Nolan, Public Works Superintendent Township of Beckwith RR#2 Carleton Place, Ontario K7C 3P2 613-257-1810 1-800-535-4534

CHANGE OF ADDRESS Beckwith Township forwards all mail to the last known address provided by the owner. It is the responsibility of the property owner to provide the Township with any change to their mailing address. Owners can call in their change of address, but must follow-up with written confirmation either by fax, mail or in person. The Township will not be held responsible for mail not delivered in a timely manner due to changes in addresses not provided by the property owner.


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Summer weather returns along with men’s Thursday twilight golf at SFG&CC By THE BOGEYMAN

EMC Sports - May 2 marked the beginning of a new season of Thursday Night Men’s Twilight golf at the SFG&CC (cue the angelic music) and the summer-like weather almost made us forget how long we’ve waited to swing the clubs. Dr. Goldie Dixit was once again the inaugural sponsor and he did not disappoint, furnishing a prize table that seemed to go on forever. The merciful scramble format allowed for the odd errant shot but, surprisingly, there were a number of teams in mid-season form. Steve Oostrom, Garth Hannah, Greg Pilon, Al Pilon, Nate O’Neill, and Ron Gough must have been practising in their basements; they posted the front nine low score of 30 to win the A Division title.

shots on holes 3 and 14. Don Ross and Matt Wallace took home the Burns’ Jewellers bling for hitting their approach shots tight on holes 6 and 17, and the Town and Country Chrysler longest drives were pounded by Howard Jeffreys and Nic Vaillancourt (word has it they share the same workout routine). As usual, Dave Hawkins won the 50/50 draw (he does only put one ticket in, right?), Roger Cooke (another surprise) took home the bottle of Goldie’s Molar Malt, and Denis Routhier was the winner of a beauti- EMC Sports - Left, SFDCI RedHawk Craig Logan knows he is playing ful golf bag.

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Thanks again to Dr. Goldie Dix- sliding into home plate, as he tries it for his generous support of our to take the ball off of Spartan Evan Thursday Night Men’s Twilight and Noonan. to all those who came out to play. It’s going to be another great season Power trio The power trio of Rob Dales, Rod of golf! Parent, and Mike Donovan were See you next week. also on fire, cruising into the clubhouse with an impressive 32 to take Obsessed With Golf the B Division trophy. On the back side, Dan Cyr, Tom Trivia Question: Which player routinely sat out McLaren, Tye Vaillancourt, Curtis Dancy, Andrew Miller, and Greg for most of the summer every year, “Champ” Hull went stupid low even missing major championships, with an A Division winning 27. to coach his children’s youth league Scott Bedford, Mark Bedford, Jason teams? Drummond, and George Thompson A. Mike Hulbert hoisted the B Division cup, with a B. Bruce Lietzke solid score of 32. C. Dave Barr The Roosteraunt closest-to-theD. Loren Roberts pin prizes went to Steve James and Answer in next week’s article. Kevin Lewis for their pin-seeker tee



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Explore the works of local artisans at Brooke Valley Spring Tour May 18 to 20 EMC Events – The area known as Brooke Valley, 15 minutes west of Perth, was resettled in the late 1960s by young people seeking a quiet back-to-the-land lifestyle in which to live and raise their children. Trendsetters without knowing it, they grew their own local organic food and lived simply. Learning from the farmers living around them, they reduced, re-used and recycled long before it became popular. Over the ensuing years, most residents of this area made their living as artists, carpenters and teachers. They have contributed to many dramatic, artistic, literary and musical events in Perth and the surrounding area. When these folks needed something they did not have, they created it. When parents wanted a familycentered, cooperative school with a strong emphasis on creativity, they formed Brooke Valley School. This school has been successfully running for over 35 years. Employment sometimes being hard to find, the local artists opened a cooperative art gallery for their wares, the Riverguild Fine Crafts, an excellent store located on Gore Street in Perth, also in existence for 35 years. Later, the Perth Autumn Studio Tour was launched to showcase the work of local artists on display in their own studios. The Brooke Valley Spring Tour followed this long line and got underway in 2007. The Brooke Valley Spring Tour is now in its seventh year and takes place Victoria Day weekend, May 18 to 20. It features the work of many wonderful artists whose work is gathered in two main locations just three kilometres from each other. Tour goers can enjoy free chamber music concerts twice daily at studio 2, partake of delicious desserts and beverages at studio 3, and buy locally grown annuals and perennials sold by the parents of Brooke Valley

The Brooke Valley Spring Tour kicks off its seventh season May 18 to 20 and will feature artists at three different stops throughout the area, including the works of painter September Scribailo, left, and the musical stylings of Richard Hoenich and his Chamber Music Concerts, above. Submitted photos

School also at studio 3. A map and detailed descriptions of the artists work can be found on the website but for the readers benefit, here is a brief taste of what can be experienced. At the home and studio of potter Rita Redner (studio 1), Redner will have her beautiful and functional

stoneware pottery. Familiar guests are Barb Mullally and Robert Pauly. Mullaly’s passion for the creative process is evident in her work. It reflects her love for jewelry design and fabrication, and her enjoyment in solving technical challenges. Pauly is best known for his fanciful cocktail hats decorated with feathers and handmade silk flowers.

He also makes art quilts that explore the use of colour. New this year at studio 1 is Diane Falvey of Stony Brae Farm with her tasty, homemade preserves, jams and jellies made from fresh in-season ingredients grown on her farm or locally sourced. Her tasty products are noncertified organic and contain no additives or preservatives.

Studio 2 is the location of the Chamber Music Concerts. Lead by bassoonist and conductor Richard Hoenich, the concerts are free of charge and will be held twice daily at 1:30 and 3 p.m. They offer an array of chamber music selections by a diverse group of musicians and will vary each day. Parking is available down the hill from the studio. The third studio features artists, food and plants. This is the home and studio of Anne Chambers, who produces functional pottery for everyday use and special occasions glazed in colours reflecting her rural environment. Guests include September Scribailo with her encaustic paintings, natural beeswax, damar resin, and pigments. Anais Fritzlan also returns this spring with her pleasing and practical purses and bags. A new addition to studio 3 is Susanne Leduc, a jeweller working in the newest jewelry metal, niobium, a lightweight, modestly priced alternative to gold for people with metal sensitivities that can be coloured. Studio 3 is also the location of the plant sale, a great place to buy your bedding plants while supporting Brooke Valley School at the same time. Desserts and beverages provided by Anna Lianga will be served in a café-style setting on a delightful screened-in porch. Her tasty offerings include gluten and vegan options and there will be organic coffees and teas available. Altogether, this tour is a wonderful outing for the day, an opportunity for a picturesque drive through the country, with sights, sounds and tastes for everyone. We hope to see you there. Please note that not all studios accept credit/debit cards. If you have any questions, please call 613-2678759 or visit


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Pivotal time for one of Canada’s closest friends comes and goes thank Canada for the significant role played by the Canadian Army in helping free Holland from five years of Nazi occupation. Tulip festival The gift of tulip bulbs was the catalyst for one of the best known and most colourful events in Canada’s capital city, the annual Canadian Tulip Festival in OttawaGatineau. This year’s festival began Friday and concludes on Victoria Day (Monday, May 20). Certainly the Dutch royals have never forgotten the kindness of Canada and its people during the painful period in which they were forced from their homeland and sent overseas for their own safety. Princess Margriet is a major link between the two countries. She has visited the land of her birth on numerous occasions. Margriet has been in Ottawa many times. Last year she received an honorary doctorate from McMaster University in Hamilton. I had the experience of seeing and photographing Margriet. But that was in Holland and not Canada. My wife Kathleen and I had the honour of accompanying a group of World War II veterans from Carleton Place (where we reside), Lanark County and Ottawa to ceremonies in The Netherlands in May 1995. The occasion was the 50th anniversary of the liberation of Holland and the 50th anniversary of the end of the Second World War in Europe. Princess Margriet was among the dignitaries who attended a special service of remembrance at Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery near Nijmegen in southeastern Holland (near the German border) on May 6, 1995. More than 2,300 Canadians killed during the Dutch campaign, including a number from Carleton Place, Lanark County and communities across eastern Ontario are interred at Groesbeek. I was covering the WW II anniversary events in Holland for the newspaper group I worked for at the time. I distinctly remember taking Margriet’s photo as she walked past our position (no more than a metre away) on a sunny, hot spring afternoon. The princess was in the company of her husband Pieter van Vollenhoven Jr., a lawyer who, until recently, chaired the Dutch Safety Board. The couple have been married for 46 years. Their four sons all carry the title Prince of Orange-Nassau which is the official designation for the Dutch royal house. In the days leading up to the investiture of King Willem-Alexander, the streets of Amsterdam were awash in


orange, the national colour. The date of the ceremonies was chosen to coincide with ‘Queen’s Day’ in Holland, April 30. Queen’s Day has always been an excuse for partying in Holland. The investiture provided even more reason for celebration. It’s estimated nearly a million people joined the street party in Amsterdam last Tuesday with bands playing and a carnival atmosphere pervading the

country’s largest city and constitutional capital. Earlier in the day an estimated 25,000 jammed Dam Square to see their new monarch in person. Most were dressed in the colour of the House of Orange or they had donned orange hats, wigs or pretend crowns. As the former Queen Beatrix stepped on to the balcony of the Royal Palace her eyes welled with tears. The 46-year-old was accompanied by his wife Maxima, a former investment banker from Argentina who is Holland’s new queen. Some controversy surrounded the marriage in 2002 because Maxima’s father served in Ar-

gentina’s military dictatorship 30 years earlier. Today polls show she is even more popular than her husband! During the official ceremony held in the 600-year-old De Nieuwe Kerk (or New Church) the king swore an oath to uphold the Dutch constitution. The monarch is not officially crowned although a crown and other trappings of the position were on display during the ceremony. The Dutch throne was stripped of its political influence by an act of parliament last year. Among the dignitaries on hand for the much anticipated event were Britain’s king in waiting Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the Dutchess of Cornwall.

Canada was represented by Governor General David Johnston and his wife Sharon. My memories of The Netherlands are of a clean country, with an efficient transport system and picturesque farms and communities. It is a nation all Canadians should visit if at all possible. Because no one is more popular in Holland than Canadians! By sheltering members of their royal family and helping free the country from tyranny Canadians earned a permanent place in the hearts of the Dutch. If you have any comments or questions for Jeff Maguire he can be reached by email at jeffrey.

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EMC Lifestyle – The tulips are blooming in Ottawa and The Netherlands has a new monarch, the first king to rule the tiny European nation since 1890. There is a very real connection of course! Newly-crowned King Willem-Alexander is the son of former Queen Beatrix who formally abdicated last Tuesday (April 30) after 33 years in the mainly ceremonial role. It wasn’t the same kind of abdication that rocked Great Britain in the 1930s. King Edward VIII voluntarily gave up the throne in order to marry “Mrs. Simpson.” The twice divorced Wallis Simpson caused a scandal when she stole the heart of England’s monarch. Government and public opposition prompted by the king’s intention to marry Simpson (thus establishing her as his consort) eventually forced Edward’s hand. He agreed to step aside in favour of his younger brother Albert. The father of the present Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Albert was crowned King George VI. By comparison the situation in Holland last week was very deliberate and well planned. Nor is abdication unprecedented there. Princess Beatrix (she reverts to her birth title) has followed in the footsteps of her mother, Queen Juliana and her grandmother, Queen Wilhelmina. Princess Beatrix, 75, has simply retired. So in this case the word “abdication” carries a much softer tone than it did in Britain in 1936. The Canadian connection to the Dutch royal family was once well known, even familiar, to most here. In our “modern world” that is probably not the case anymore. The teaching of history – even modern history – has taken a beating in Canada in recent times! For those who aren’t familiar with the story I will explain. In 1940 a young Princess Beatrix and her sister Princess Irene fled the Nazi occupation of Holland. In the company of their mother, Crown Princess (later queen) Juliana they crossed the Atlantic where they lived in exile in Ottawa until the end of the Second World War in 1945. Beatrix’s sister, Princess Margriet, was born at the Ottawa Civic Hospital in 1943. The maternity unit was proclaimed “extraterritorial” by the Canadian government so that Margriet could be born a citizen of The Netherlands. Following the family’s return to Holland, Queen Wilhelmina gave Canada a gift of 100,000 tulip bulbs, the familiar national flower of The Netherlands. The gift was given to express the gratitude of the Dutch royals for their safe exile in Ottawa as well as to

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Solid cast helps latest Iron Man film approach perfection MOVIE: Iron Man 3 STARRING: Robert Downey Jr. Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce, and Ben Kingsley DIRECTOR: Shane Black RATING: PG EMC Entertainment - The modern superhero is far from perfect. They make mistakes and they deal with a host of issues. While the modern superhero may not be perfect Iron Man 3 is pretty close. After the events in New York Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) is a mess. He spends all his time in his workshop, he can’t sleep and he’s beginning to have panic attacks. He needs to pull

himself together because there’s a new threat on the horizon. The Mandarin (Ben Kingsley) is a terrorist who has made it his personal mission to teach America a lesson in fear. He strikes without warning and without mercy. All of America’s military and intelligence agencies have been focused on finding the Mandarin including James Rhodes (Don Cheadle) the newly minted Iron Patriot. Unfortunately no one can find him. Then the Mandarin blows up Mann’s Chinese Theater. Tony’s former bodyguard and friend, Happy (Jon Favreau), is caught in the explosion. In the heat of the aftermath Tony challenges the


Mandarin, and the Mandarin answers. Using attack helicopters and a small army of a new kind of super soldier the Mandarin attacks Tony’s home destroying everything. Tony manages to get Pepper (Gwyneth Paltrow) to safety, but he’s dragged down to the bottom of


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lutely shines in this film. Her Pepper is the perfect partner to Downey’s Tony in every conceivable way. Ben Kingsley gives the Mandarin a whole new twist in a performance I can only describe as genius. Guy Pearce steps into the story as Aldrich Killian the head of Advanced Idea Mechanics or A.I.M. Killian is as brilliant as he is maniacal, and Pearce is perfect. Iron Man 3 is how you make superhero movies. Great effects, great action, great performances and a great story. Mark Haskins’ column is a regular feature of the EMC.


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‘Criminals, Lunatics, Women and Idiots’ June 1 in Carleton Place EMC Events – What is feminism? Is it still needed today? Does it even still exist? The 26 student actors who make up The Criminal Collective attempt to shed some light on these controversial questions. A collective creation by the Criminal Collective puts a modern day spin on feminism, in an updated fast paced fashion. No sets, no costumes, just 26 actors on the stage. In this unique physical theatre based show, the students will take you on a jour-

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ney through the past, present, and what they foresee for the future. From the suffragettes to reality TV, these actors explore it all and present from their youth’s perspective. After five sold-out shows in June 2012, and a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this past August, respected director Paul Griffin (‘Neon Bible Project’, ‘The Last Days of the Third Reich’) brings you: ‘Criminals, Lunatics, Women and Idiots’. Listed on the Edin-

burgh Fringe’s top rated shows of 2012, the show comes to Carleton Place June 1 at 2 p.m. at Carambeck Community Centre (351 Bridge St.). The original show, first created in 1995, has been revamped and modernized. There is never a dull moment! Tickets to ‘Criminals, Lunatics, Women and Idiots’ are $10 each. To reserve tickets, email Jessica Kinnari at steve.kinnari@ Tickets will also be available at the door.

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complexities, promote justice and support reconciliation during this process. Through education, such things as stereotypes, misinformation and misunderstandings, as well as fears, can be discarded and replaced with a new relationship grounded in mutual respect, friendship and understanding. The event is co-sponsored by The Town of Carleton Place and KAIROS: Ecumenical Justice Initiatives. To register, visit For more information, contact Tracey Paetzold at or Maureen Bostock at 613-259-5757 or


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Perth’s Studio Theatre to finally receive elevator

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The Perth Studio Theatre is currently undergoing renovations to install an elevator in the building. Above, standing at the bottom of the elevator shaft, site supervisor J.P. Howard, right, shows Studio Theatre board president Bruce Neil the location of the rails and hydraulic cylinder. a most gracious and accommodating neighbour, permitting us to use his showroom as our main entrance and box office during performances, which, by the way, have continued unabated throughout the past two months in true show business tradition, the show must go on. Indeed, we haven’t missed a beat (or a performance) since the project began, thanks in large part to close coordination and planning on the part of the prime contractor, Guy Saumure and Son from Smiths Falls, and their on-site supervisor, J.P. Howard. We couldn’t have asked for a better team, and everyone is working to complete the project as quickly as possible while

minimizing inconvenience to our valued patrons. The successful run of ‘$38,000 for a Friendly Face’, which ended this past weekend, went off without a hitch despite the construction, and there are a number of upcoming musical events and a comedy show in May. So it’s business as usual at the Studio Theatre while we renovate to serve you better. Visit us in May for the best in musical entertainment, and watch for the announcement of a special event to mark the completion of our elevator installation and other renovations. For details about upcoming shows, please visit Submitted by the Studio Theatre.

Big Brothers Big Sisters clothing sale May 16 to 18 EMC Events – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lanark County will be hosting a children’s clothing sale on Thursday, May 16 and Friday, May 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday, May 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The sale will be held at Modern Thymes Health Food Store at 11 Russell St. East in Smiths Falls in their special events room. Our supporters, OutGROW OutPLAY have donated amazing brand name clothes from birth to size eight as well as toys and supplies. OutGROW OutPLAY has been a sup-

porter of Big Brothers Big Sisters for a number of years. Consignors often choose to donate the items that do not sell at their event to charity. Big Brothers Big Sisters has two volunteer driven social enterprise stores; Jewel’s Gently Used Clothing Stores in both Smiths Falls and Perth, where every dollar goes to their non-profit. These stores provide funding exclusively for mentoring programs in Lanark County. Big Brothers Big Sisters and Jewel’s Gently Used Clothing would like to thank Modern Thymes for

housing our event and all of the wonderful volunteers that make an event like this a great success. For more information about how you can support Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lanark County and their Jewel’s Gently Used Clothing Stores, call 613-283-0570 or visit www.bigbrothersbigsisterslanark. ca. Dress the kids you love while making a difference in a child’s life. Don’t miss this fun event which will boast hundreds of items at dramatically low prices. Submitted by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lanark County.

Province unveils plan for new infrastructure fund EMC News – The Ontario government plans to create a fund of $100 million for 2013 to 2014, to help small, rural and northern municipalities build roads, bridges and other critical infrastructure. The government recognizes the unique needs of these communities and the importance of high quality infrastructure in all areas of the province. This would also help support the local economy and construction jobs across Ontario. “Across the province, Ontario’s infrastructure challenges require tailored solutions. This fund would help small, rural and Northern com-

munities build the infrastructure they need, while creating jobs and building our economic prosperity,” said Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne. This investment would be the first step of a comprehensive transportation plan for rural and northern Ontario. Making sure every part of the province can move with ease is part of the government’s plan to create jobs and build a prosperous and fair Ontario. “Our government’s infrastructure investments are strengthening communities and creating jobs for people across Ontario. This important new

funding program would continue to stimulate local economies while helping municipalities take care of their most critical infrastructure priorities,” said Glen Murray, Minister of Infrastructure and Minister of Transportation. The new fund should be available by Oct. 1 and the province will consult on the components of a permanent program for roads, bridges and critical infrastructure investments in small, rural and northern municipalities. The government recognizes the importance of infrastructure and has invested approximately $85 billion in public infrastructure since 2003. THE EMC - 44 - Thursday, May 9, 2013

EMC Entertainment – For their annual spring concert this year, the North Grenville Concert Choir, above, will be performing ‘Beatlemania!’ They have been hard at work practicing since the beginning of January under the direction of Paul Arnold and with their amazing new accompanist, Phillip Konopka. Several different choir members will be taking on solos in this production adding fun to this timeless and great music so come and enjoy a wonderful evening that will leave you tapping your toe and humming along! The performances will be held May 10 and May 11 at Southgate Community Church in Kemptville at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 and are available at Brewed Awakenings or at the door. For information, call 613-258-9978.


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EMC News – That’s right, the Studio Theatre in Perth has just gotten ‘the shaft’…but not in the way you might think! It’s an elevator shaft, focal point of a major renovation project to provide full and easy access for everyone to the secondfloor auditorium. With more than $103,000 from the Ontario Trillium Foundation, a contribution from the building owners, and money raised by the Studio Theatre itself through 50/50 draws, fundraisers and donations, the reality of a full-service, self-operated elevator is now closer than ever. Just last week, construction of the elevator shaft and an adjacent elevator equipment room was completed, in preparation for installation of the elevator itself, support rails upon which the car will ride, and the hydraulic and electrical equipment. The installation will be undertaken over the next few weeks by Cambridge Elevator of southwestern Ontario, followed by testing and safety certification prior to the unit entering service. In the meantime, a number of other renovations are underway, including construction of a new barrier-free main floor washroom, modifications to the men’s washroom, and installation of two new lighted display windows for playbills and posters. With the elevator now occupying much of the theatre’s former lobby, there was a need for an alternate main entrance and box office space. That need has been satisfied by Mark Lee of HD Developments, whose showroom for his new AvonLee condominium project is located in the corner of the building between Kelly’s Floral & Gifts and the theatre. Lee has been


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Moving Sale. Saturday, May 11 and Saturday, May 18, (9-1). 197 Harold St., Smiths Falls. Everything must go!

Neighbourhood yardsale. Jessie, Tysick, Morgan and Hughes Cres., Perth. May 18.

Multi-family Garage SaleSaturday, May 11, 7:00 am-noon. Knox Street Manor), May 18th, Bishops Mills (Mississippi Community Yard Sales. Carleton Place. You wonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t Map available at the Com- believe what is being sold. Something for everyone munity Hall after 8 a.m. and probably more!

May 11, 2013 10 a.m - 2 p.m. 29 Shining Star Circle, Stittsville, ON, K2S 2B4. One of a kind garden sculptures. May 19 & 20, 10 a.m-4 whimsical p.m. 1729 Tamarack Rd., (Tay Valley Township). May 11, 8 a.m-12 p.m. 73 and neighbors. Tools, furniture, Golf Club Rd., Smiths electronics, Falls. Wood chipper, trol- equipment, and more! ling motors, toys, etc.

May 11th Multi-family kids clothes, toys, other miscellaneous household items. 29 Carol Cres., Smiths Falls 8 am. Kids selling Lemonade CakePops!

Moving sale. Saturday, May 11, 195 Parkview Dr., Almonte. (across from Almonte Arena). Furniture, jewellery, artwork and more. Come drop by for some great deals! Rain date May 12.




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Multi-family Garage Sale. Saturday May 11th. Hawkins Dr (188 & 184) Carleton Place (off Lake Park Rd., East). Furniture, toys, craft supplies, books, household items, etc. 8am-3pm. No Early Birds! Multi-family yard sale. May 25, 7 a.m.-12. Otter Lake Road â&#x20AC;&#x153;04â&#x20AC;?, turn right off of Hwy. 15, after Lombardy. Furniture, dog house, ATV trailer. Over 12 family sale! Multi-family Yard Sale. Sat., May 18, 6 Jean-Marc Dr,. Oxford Mills, 8-3 p.m. Furniture, baby items, housewares, Partylite gifts, toys, tools. Murrayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Furniture & Flea Market. Open 6 Days a week. Closed Mondays. 525 High St., Carleton Place. 613-257-3118. Antiques, Toys, Collectibles, Jewellery & More.

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For full catalogue and pictures please visit, click Online Bidding button. Online bidding opens Friday, May 3 @ 9 a.m. and closes Friday, May 10 @ 12 noon. The choice is now yours… bid online at your convenience or as always we are pleased to have you attend the live auction. 5501 County Road 15, RR #2, Brockville, ON K6V 5T2 Phone: (613) 926-2919 E-mail:


AUCTION SALE for The Estate of Gilbert Jones Travel north of Brinston on County Road 16 to Hulbert Road, then west or travel south of South Mountain on County Road 1 to Hulbert Road, then east. SATURDAY, MAY 11 - 10:00 A.M. 1988 Ford F250 diesel truck with Hillsboro aluminum stake deck; Tandem trailer with ramps - 14’; Ford 1210 diesel lawn tractor with Ford 916A 48” mower deck; Ford 18 hp gas lawn tractor with 48” mower deck; John Deere 5500 generator with trailer; Lawn tractor attachments including snowblower, blade, rototiller, roller and flail mower; Air compressor; Welder; Drill press; Large quantity of mechanic’s tools and related items including impact wrenches, floor jacks, Ford manuals, truck parts, tool boxes, wrench sets and more; Canteen trailer; Antiques and household effects. For full listing, visit TERMS: CASH or APPROVED CHEQUE with PROPER I.D. Auctioneer: James Cooper 613-652-4145



2004 Honda Civic, 49,000 kms, standard 5 speed, 4 cylinder, AC, PW, PL, PS with set of winter tires on rims, certified E-tested. Ladies 14 kt white gold diamond (0.70 ct) Lady Elgin wrist watch. Pair of diamond star design 14 kt white gold earrings and so much more.

Terms: Cash; Visa; MC; AMEX; Debit. No Cheques. 613-285-7494


Monday May 20, 2013 @ 10 a.m. Lombardy Fairgrounds Hwy 15, Five km SW of Smiths Falls Selling a Group of Select Broke Horses; A Truckload of New English and Western Tack, Saddles, Buggies, Rubber Stall Mats, Round Pen Panels plus more. Quality, Well Pedigreed Miniature Horses for Murray’s Miniatures and Denali Farms. Doors open at 9 a.m. Auction begins at 10 a.m. with tack.

-AuctionAntiques & Modern Household Furnishings Estate of Margaret Quick and Estate of Joan Bracken to be held at Hands Auction Hall, 5501 County Rd 15, R R # 2, Brockville, ON Saturday, May 11 @ 9 a.m.




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ESTATE AUCTION SALE OF 2 PARCELS OF REAL ESTATE for the Hilliard Estates to be held on site from the village of Merrickville take Hwy 43 east to Hwy 23 (Burritts Rapids Rd.) to #437 (auction signs) on Mon., May 27/13 @ 6 pm

For Paul Copeland, Mon., May 20th 66 North St., Perth, ON Signs

Auctioneer: Larry McMunn 613-267-3547 Auctioneer’s Note: For viewing of property please phone Auctioneer. Listing in next week’s EMC. Plan to attend & please bring a lawn chair. To view pictures & listing visit


AUCTION SALE Saturday May 11th, 2013 10:00 AM sharp To be held at our home located at 3624 Farmview Rd., Kinburn, Ontario We will be selling items from a local estate as well as items from a number of consignors. Furniture, household items, lawn and garden tools and accessories, a small compressor, small tools, an older outboard motor etc. etc. These consignments have been in storage in our facility and everything is not unpacked. Some very interesting items, please plan to attend. Terms: Cash or Cheque with ID Refreshments Auctioneer: John J. O’Neill 613-832-2503 Owners or Auctioneer not responsible in case of loss or accident day of sale.

FARM AUCTION Sat., May 11, 2013 10 a.m. For Terry and Jan Lee 3 miles north of Carleton Place on 8th Concession Quality western show saddles (ex.), bridles, lg. qty. of tack, English saddles, blankets, tack boxes, etc., etc., 2 cutters, 2 buggies, 2 sets of sloops, jogger cart, walking plows, manure spreaders, JD 3 pth 8’ cultivator, 2-3-5’ plows, loader for 165 Massey, manure bucket, 20’ landscape trailer, JD post hole auger, hay elevator, NH hay inverter (ex.), 20’ cultivator, Bush Hog, yard chipper, 17’ harrows (as new), 3 pth Allis mower, circular saw, wheelbarrows, lawn mowers, stoves, lg. qty. fans, qty. truck tires, etc., forks, shovels, bicycles, yard tools, lg. qty. furniture, oak table, roll top desk, chairs, cabinets, appliances, qty. household goods, etc., etc.

AUCTION SALE Saturday May 18th, 2013 10:00 AM sharp For Suzanne and Stephen Lee, Fitzroy Harbour, Ontario to be held at our home located at 3624 Farmview Rd., Kinburn, Ontario The Lees have been avid collectors over the years of many things including fishing tackle, sports memorabilia, nostalgia; tools; etc. etc. They are selling their home and must dispose of these collections. This will prove to be a very interesting sale. Please plan to attend. Please visit our website – – for a complete listing. Owners: Suzanne and Stephen Lee 613-623-4137 Terms: Cash or Cheque with ID Refreshments Auctioneer: John J. O’Neill 613-832-2503 Owners or Auctioneer not responsible in case of loss or accident the day of the sale

Auctioneer: Frank Burns 613-267-4129


~ Local Landmark, Spillway Farm c1832 ~ A slatted fan transom defines the entry of this fine Loyalist stone home. Every room is steeped-in-style having historic mouldings, deep well windows, high ceilings & pine flooring combined w/ other timeless features. Off the kitchen is an attached 3 seasons porch & a large post & beam drive-shed. The country kitchen incorporates a cozy sitting/TV area w/ fireplace (2 yr old natural gas), a wall of windows overlooking the backyard & Rideau River plus spiral stairs leading to a sleeping/studio loft. A dining room allows for formal or informal gatherings. The main level also includes a formal living area/drawing room, a library/bedroom & a 2 pce bath w/ laundry station. A newer verandah commands a spectacular view of the river. Gravitate to the 2nd storie consisting of the loft, an oversized bathroom w/ whirlpool tub & shower & 3 bedrooms (2 w/ shared antique pocket doors). Newly insulated basement w/ concrete floor houses a 200 amp service, w/ central air, natural gas hot water & furnace. On well & septic. Taxes: $5,420.00 (+/-). Surveyed lot RP15R8244 . Lot size 390’ frontage x 96’ (+/-). For private viewing, terms & conditions, please call our office at 613-267-6027. Property 2: 70(+/-) acres of recreational property having 1820’ (+/-) of frontage on Hwy 43 approx. 2 miles from Merrickville. Rural zoning. Taxes: $415.00 (+/-). For private viewing, terms & conditions, please call our office at 613-267-6027. CL426185_0509

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FARM AUCTION TRACTOR. FARM MACHINERY. ANTIQUES & HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE. for Stephen Corkery from Merrickville take Hwy 43 east to Acton’s Corners & turn south onto Cty Rd. 25 continuing to Craig Rd. #1365 Kemptville, ON K0G 1JO (signs) on Mon. May 20/13 @ 10 am 2 ponies broke to ride (1-15 yr old mare, 1-10 yr old gelding). Case IH 5130 tractor w/ cab (4225 hrs). Case IH 8545 square baler w/ applicator & Case IH 8511 bale thrower. 45 gallons of Hay Pro. MF 1359 disc bine (6 yr old). Tonutti wheeled rake (like new). Kuhn wheeled rake NH 256 rake. 3 rotary rakes for parts. 3-10 ton-21 ft bale wagons w/ steel racks & floor. Forage King 100 ft hay elevator. Allis Chalmers 2300-12 ft set of discs. Older set of discs. 24 ft hydraulic winged cultivator. White 508-4 furrow auto set plows. Set of 3 furrow plows. Older seed drill. 3-3 drum landrollers. 7 ft single auger snowblower. Chop N’ Bed bale chopper w/ Wisconsin motor. Calsa 300 gal. sprayer on rubber. Tandem axle 2 stall horse trailer. Techquip vertical 5 hp air compressor. 2 hay compactors (air driven). Farm gates. Bale tarps. Barn fans. 2 garden wagons (1 new). Wagon tires. Qty baler twine. Elec. welder. 10” chopsaw. Water troughs. Chicken feeders & waterers. Steel wheels. 2 English and 2 Western saddles and tack. Tack box. Qty scrap iron. Hand & garden tools. Milk cans. Qty ABS pipe. 100 square feet of red oak flooring. Oil space heater. Selkirk pipe. Alum. windows & doors. Apart’t size washer & dryer. Cedar gate leg table. Matching leather chesterfield & love seat. Leather recliner. Oversized chesterfield & chair. 32” colour TV. Modern pantry cupboard. Early chest of drawers 2 washstands (1 harpback). Vanity & bench. Princess dresser. Trunk. Oak hope chest. Pine chest of chest of drawers. Cabinet sewing machine. Kitchenware & many other articles too numerous to mention... The Corkery’s are giving up farming. Bring a lawnchair & participate in the bidding. Terms: Cash, Cheque, Debit, Visa, M/C - Catering


Saturday May 11, 2013 - On Site Auction & Open House for The Real Estate, 14 Mill Street, Bishop’s Mills. Auction Starts at 10 am (preview from 9 am). Snow Blower, Tools, Collectibles, Household, Outdoor Items. Listing to be updated closer to the Auction Date. Please come view the Property as well as attend the Auction. Owners are Moving & Downsizing Considerably. We will be selling the Real Estate Saturday June 1, 1 PM SHARP! Sunday May 12, 2013 - Auction Starts at NOON (Preview from 11 am). 182 Glenview Road, Smiths Falls. Order of the Auction: “Big Stuff Sells FIRST so be on time!” Starting at NOON we will be selling the larger outdoor tools, vehicles, motorhomes & once we are done selling the large items outside we will go in the Auction Hall and sell all the small tools & items. 1992 Camaro Z28 Convertible - 25th Anniversary Model 5.0, tuned port, 700r4 auto, former USA car - NO RUST, fully loaded, 16” wheels, F41 suspension. 1978 Mustang II Cobra - 302 5 speed standard, T- Bar roof, former show car winner. This is an estate vehicle & has been in dry storage for 5 years - SELLING UNRESERVED to the Highest Bidder! 1973 Mustang Mach 1 Fastback, 351 2 barrel, older restoration car. Good solid original driver. This is an Estate Vehicle & has been in dry storage for 5 years - SELLING UNRESERVED to highest bidder! 2004 Chevrolet Avalance- 4X4 fully loaded - info. to follow, 1997 Mallard 5th wheel 29’ camper trailer with 2 slide outs, fully loaded - all access. incl. IN EXCELLENT SHAPE! 2007 12’ cargo trailer with side door. 1980 Firebird - customized paint, wheels & engine - details to follow - excellent turn key driver. 16’ cedar strip boat & trailer - All refinished in excellent shape. 1989 Prowler - 29’ camper trailer - fully equipped - details to follow. Toyota mini motor home, 3 point hitch wood splitter, 3 point hitch grader blade, chainsaws, selection of tools, commercial pressure washer, rear tine rototiller, front tine rototiller, antique Irish courting cart, 10 HP Roper lawn tractor - older but in excellent condition, Murray snowblower complete with shield in as new Condition, small gas generator, Zero turn Cub Cadet lawn tractor with VERY low hours - In AS NEW condition, Honda pressure washer in as new condition, 12’ aluminum boat with 9.5 outboard engine, MUCH MORE TO FOLLOW! STILL TIME TO BOOK YOUR ITEM IN LOW COMMISSION RATE IN THIS AUCTION - STILL TIME TO BOOK YOUR VEHICLE IN! Wednesday May 15, 2013 - UNRESERVED 20 x 24 Steel Building Auction. 712 Poonamalie Rd. (Perth Side) (Off Hwy 43 West). Selling a 1 year old IDEAL brand - 22 x 20 steel building at 6 PM Sharp! Please Respect the owners privacy. For an early viewing please call or email our office. Building must be dismantled and removed in 30 days from the auction date. See Website for more info & pictures. WHAT WE DO: Auctions, Appraisals, Brand New Bed Sales, Moving & Trucking Services. CL426304_0509



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on Wed., May 15/13 @ 10 am 434 Int. tractor w/ loader, rear chains. 1995 Dodge 1/2 ton truck (runs well, 282,000 km). 2003 Sweet Water 6 person hot tub with auto electric Covana canopy. Gas BBQ. Floor loom w/ additional reeds, 4 shuttles. Baker’s table. 1 drawer side table. D table. Ant. dresser. 3 wicker chairs. Cedar lined chest. Dehumidifier. Oak side board. Drop leaf table. Pine rocking chair. Book shelf. Glass cabinet. Wardrobe. Pine blanket box. Early oak file cabinet. 4 drawer file cabinet. Corner shelf. Chest of silver flatware for 8. Qty of silverplate. Chest freezer. Walnut buffet. Duncan Phyfe side table. 2 teak end tables. Walnut side chair. Railway lantern. Crystal stemware. Everyday dishes. Tub stand. Fern stand. 2 sets patio furniture. 2 lawn swings. Collection of fancy plates. Kenmore auto front load washer & dryer. 2 door fridge. 66 Husquavarna chain saw. 13HP Poulan Pro riding mower. 2 gas push lawn mower. MTD garden tiller. Hand tools. Scroll saw. Workmate. Table saw. Terms: Cash, Cheque, Debit, Visa, M/C - Catering CL426134_0509

REAL ESTATE AUCTION & RESTAURANT EQUIPMENT @ 34 Dufferin St., Perth, ON K7H 3A5 (former Minute Man Restaurant) on Sat., May18/13 @ 1 pm

~ Tremendous Traffic Exposure of 19,000 Vehicles Per Day ~ A rare opportunity to own one of Perth’s main corridor properties. It boasts C2 Hwy Commercial zoning with excellent AADT (annual average daily traffic). Situated on a 75 ft frontage x 100 ft +/- lot. Existing building. Paved parking lot. A jewel on the expanding Hwy 7 corridor. The potential to capitalize further on this location is very real. See yourself at this location with your name on the menu. If you miss out - it cannot be replaced. For private viewing, terms & conditions, please call our office at 613-267-6027. Selling equipment@ 1 pm sharp followed by real estate - Single glass door Pepsi cooler. Bunn dual commercial coffee maker. Bakers Pride DS805 gas, double decker pizza oven. Vegetable slicer. Large commercial dough mixer. Gas grill. Taylor milk shake machine. 7 tables. 20 chairs. Qty collector’s plates. Terms on Equip’t: Cash or Cheque Only CL426102_0509

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Large Estate Farm, Auction & Collectible Auction Sale Holiday Monday May 20th at 9:30 am Civic #4421 Ashby Road, Lord Mills, RR#2 Prescott From Hwy 401 take Prescott exit #716 Edwards Street (Cty Rd 18) turn and travel North approx. 3.5km to Cty Rd 26 turn west toward Maynard travel approx. 6km to Charlieville Rd. turn North travel approx. 3km to Lord Mills Rd. turn west travel approx. 4km continue straight off of Lord Mills Rd. onto Ashby Rd. Watch For Signs. Truck, Kawasaki Mule, Float, Tractor, Farm Machinery, Tools, Outstanding Antique Scale Collection (over 150 sets), Lrg. Qty of Agricultural Antiques, Lrg. Qty. of Antique Furnishings, Glassware & More Owner and Auctioneer Not Responsible for loss or accident Canteen & Washroom On Site Sale Order: This is a large auction and will have two auction rings selling at the same time for most or all of the auction. 9:30am sharp ring 1 with household antiques and glassware. Ring 2 10:00 a.m. sharp woodworking tools followed by modern farm machinery. Approx. 12:00 noon antique Ag. Items followed by scale collection. Truck, Kawasaki Mile and float sell at 1:30 p.m. sharp. Note: We are extremely proud to have been consigned to handle a collection of this calibre. Mr. Ashby had a great passion for early Ag. collectibles and spent a great deal of time and effort over the last number of decades comprising this fine collection from several local and distant estate auctions, plan to attend. Terms: Cash or good cheque with proper ID only No Visa, No MasterCard, No Interact & No BUYERS PREMIUM because of it Prop: To Settle the Estate of the Late Mr. Wilfred Ashby Auction Conducted by Peter Ross Auction Services Ltd. Ingleside, ON (613) 537-8862 See for pics and full listing


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MANTIQUES AUCTION WB George Center 830 Prescott St., Kemptville

Saturday May 11, 2013, 9:00 a.m. Preview May 10, 5-7 p.m & May 11, 8-9 a.m Boats; 18ft. cedar strip wide Sponson sailing canoe, C1900 St. Lawrence Skiff restored. Ford Tractor; 1953 Golden Jubilee NAA in mint shape. Railroad; complete rolling display of “Grampa’s Toy Trains” as seen in many local fairs. Rare Intercolonial railways company print of Ocean Limited. Signs; 100+ gas, oil, soda, automotive signs, push bars, neon signs and clocks. See extensive list on website. Comics; over 4000 collectable and rare comics. See complete list on website. Toy’s & Pedal Cars; several pedal cars as well as pressed steel toys. Lincoln Schucco, BuddyL and tin friction toys & wind-ups. Coin operated machines; 2 CocaCola vending machines, 1 Pepsi machine, juke boxes, Seeburg AMI, Wurlitzer, gumball machines. Sports Photography; Several original Lynn Ball sports photography, complete set of 5 Toronto Maple Leaf’s “Quintology” L/E numbered prints. Plus many more unadvertised collectibles. 600 + lots to be sold. Visit our website to view 400+ photos of items in this auction @

Terms: Cash, Cheque (with photo ID), Visa, M/C and Interac

Colin Latreille Auction Services 613-258-0173

THE EMC - 51 - Thursday, May 9, 2013

1939 Chrysler Royal produces a decade of lasting memories EMC Lifestyle – Ralph Coles of Hamilton, Ontario, writes: “I learned to drive on a 1939 Chrysler and I courted my future wife of 62 years in that car.” The Coles lived in the northern Ontario town of Charlton, where they operated a hardware business. In the summer of 1939, shortly before the war, Ralph’s dad and mother, Newton and Beryl Coles, headed for New York City in their 1935 Dodge. When they reached Toronto, the transmission was howling and they looked around for a better car. They visited Ontario Automobile, a large Chrysler-Plymouth dealership in downtown Toronto, where they saw a dark blue 1939 Chrysler Royal sedan with fresh new styling in the showroom. They tried to buy it but the dealership would not give them enough for their trade-in. Returning to their motel or tourist cabin on the lakeshore, they spotted a Chrysler dealer sign at a one-bay service station. The owner/operator was a sub-contractor for Ontario Automobile and gave them a good trade-in for their ’35 Dodge. The Coles then bought from him the exact same car they had seen on the showroom floor in downtown Toronto! Their car had a Windsor factory price of $1,316 and Toronto delivered for $1,343. A flathead six of 245 cubic inches cranked out 100 horsepower. The Chrysler had 4-ply tires, and Mr. Coles, being a Goodyear dealer for many years, ordered a new set of 6-ply tires. Now they were off to New York.

At the outskirts of the city, young men jumped on their running boards and offered to drive them downtown. Dad kept driving himself right to Times Square. They visited the Empire State Building and the World’s Fair, and they saw a new gadget called television. Ralph and his mother frequently applied a special white paint to the tires, and these “whitewalls” looked just as good as real ones. When he was 14, Ralph was given permission to drive the Chrysler in the winter to get water from a river. The roads were slippery and Ralph slid into a cement flume sticking out from the power house. “My dad could say more to you with a look than with words and he was not amused,” recalls Ralph. “The Chrysler dealer in New Liskeard straightened and repaired the front fender, replaced the headlight, and straightened the bumper, all for $28, when some labourers made only a dollar a day.” Ralph’s dad kept the Chrysler for ten years, then traded it for a 1949 Studebaker Champion, but that’s another story… I’m always looking for more stories. Email 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.”


THE EMC - 52 - Thursday, May 9, 2013

Grateful for CHEO’s Support Jonathan was diagnosed with epilepsy, a complex neurological condition. Although some people with epilepsy have mild symptoms, others like 2WVI\PIV PI^M N]TTÆMLOML KWV^]T[QWV[ \PI\ TMI^M him unconscious. After the initial excitement that his seizures were under control thanks to medications commonly used to treat epilepsy, they returned with a vengeance. In fact during one such episode his parents had to call 911 to ensure their son would make it to CHEO as quickly as possible because he was struggling to breathe.

By Isabelle Mailloux Pulkinghorn

Jonathan Puerto was born healthy but a few weeks later began having seizures after he woke up from his naps. Worried, his parents Elizabeth Pineda and Jose Eduardo Puerto took him to their pediatrician who referred them to CHEO. Under the trusted care of Dr. Sharon Whiting, a pediatric neurologist, Jonathan underwent testing to identify the cause of the severe seizures he experienced on a daily basis, some of which left him ]VKWV[KQW][IVLÅOP\QVO\WJZMI\PM Tests revealed a lesion on the front left side of his brain, the result of a stroke he had likely suffered at birth. Then at six months of age, following additional testing to eliminate other conditions,

To make things worse, when Jonathan was six years old, he had a severe allergic reaction to the standard seizure drug that paramedics carry and went into anaphylactic shock.CHEO specialists were able to help him and to search for another medication to control his seizures.Dr. Whiting PMZ[MTN  KITTML XIZIUMLQK [MZ^QKM[ IVL WNÅKQIT[ I\ Ottawa Public Health to lobby for Jonathan. They _MZM^MZaZMKMX\Q^MIVLVW_PI^MI[XMKQÅKKIZM XTIV [XMKQÅKITTa \IQTWZML \W VMML[ IVL 2WVI\PIV now carries his new medication with him at all times to ensure paramedics can access it when he needs to be transported to CHEO. “That is the CHEO difference. Our son’s doctor took the time to not only identify the best medicine for him, but she made calls herself to various agencies to ensure they’d use this new medication to keep our son safe,” explains Elizabeth, who shudders as she recalls a particularly severe seizure that lasted 24 hours. “Without that care plan, Jonathan’s life would be at risk.”

Further tests revealed that Jonathan also suffers from cerebral palsy, and he’s since been diagnosed as having autism.Despite those additional challenges, Jonathan is thriving. He speaks three languages, and is in a special needs grade four class where he loves working on the computer, playing with trucks and being with his friends. One role he particularly enjoys is that of older brother to his 18 month old sibling David. Ultimately, the goal is for Jonathan to live his best life, seizure-free and safe. For now, there has been some progress: though he still has occasional seizures they only last 10 minutes or less, as opposed to hours at a time—and their frequency decreased from daily episodes to once every two weeks.If Jonathan’s seizures were to come back at a higher frequency, the next step would be brain surgery but his parents are hopeful that he can avoid that… at least for a while. “Jonathan is a good boy and he’s so handsome,” coos Elizabeth. “My husband and I are very proud of him because despite all his health issues he remains a positive little boy who is very loving and caring. Every morning he wakes up with a smile on his face. We are lucky to have him and his brother David.” Jonathan will be ten years old in June.With the help of his loving family, their friends and the expert CHEO staff, this young boy can trust that he is in good hands and that he will be well cared for with a treatment plan tailor-made to his needs.And this is something the Puerto family is truly grateful for.

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