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Publisher’s Message


ello Spring! Spring always feels like a breath of fresh air. You can’t help but smile when you hear the birds singing and see new life budding in nature. Spring shows us new growth and reminds us to be open to change.

This spring issue is the perfect time to show our appreciation to the farmers in our communities. This is one of the busiest times of the year for them. We have a wonderful group of businesses in this issue. Parrish and Heimbecker is featured on our cover; they are a business that is leading their industry. With over 100 years of experience, they are certainly a business you can rely on. If you need help learning to relax, we have an editorial on yoga breathing. Beside this editorial is Centered Physiotherapy & Yoga; it’s the perfect place to join a yoga class. In our style section, our fashion expert, Kiteen explains how to mix and wear patterns. The Moose Jaw feature highlights businesses to visit and what attractions to explore during your stop. Moose Jaw is rich with history and makes for a nice day trip. Get a better understanding of your vehicle’s filters. Learn which ones affect your health and which affect your vehicle’s health. In our community spotlight, we’re featuring the Weyburn MMA Club. The club is an amazing group of athletes that teach respect and discipline through fitness. Take time to enjoy this upcoming season as spring unfolds and as always thank you for your support. It’s what inspires us to continue to bring you a quality, local publication.

Photography BEAUTI photography Images By Gillies Vanessa Lanktree Photography Contributing Writers Jaime Johnson Susan Gellert Tobie Hainstock Tonya Lambert Marketing Executives

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At Weimer’s Hometown, we have every room of your home covered, from bedroom, living room and dining room furniture to your home theatre.


colours and styles are in store now!

For your kitchen, we have Whirlpool, Maytag and Amana appliances to fit every size and style. Whirlpool has a brand new colour called Sunset Bronze. It is truly beautiful! Come in and see for yourself. Whirlpool also has black stainless steel appliances. All Whirlpool appliances are fingerprint resistant and easy to clean – just wipe with a microfibre cloth. No chemicals or cleaners needed!

Our friendly staff are happy to help you, one room at a time. 39 Riverview Drive, Weyburn | 306.842.6441 | Hours: Monday to Saturday - 9 am to 5:30 pm

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DEPARTMENTS 10 | STYLE & BEAUTY A Guide to Successful Print Mixing 16 | EVENTS CALENDAR 18 | YOUR HEALTH Pranayama: Breathing Your Way to a Better Life 26 | MOTORING Are the Filters in Your Vehicle Affecting its Health and Yours? 38 | BUSINESS & INDUSTRY Innovation and Technology in Agriculture 50 | AT HOME Creating the Perfect ‘Haven within Your Home’ 58 | TRAVEL Making Memories in Moose Jaw




COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT Weyburn Mixed Martial Arts Club: Welcoming Your Support


COVER FEATURE: Parrish & Heimbecker, Ltd.: Serving Farmers Coast to Coast For Over 100 Years

Starting @ $499,900 INCLUDING LOT! 3 Bedroom 2 Bath FEATURES INCLUDED: • Upgraded kitchen cabinets • Granite countertops • Open concept living dining kitchen • Large ensuite with soaker tub and custom tile shower • Large master walk-in closet • Balcony off of master bedroom • Energy Star-rated windows and doors • Energy Star-rated, two-stage, high-efficient furnace • Saskatchewan New Home Warranty • Plans by Robinson Residential Design


Butterfly We witness one of nature’s great wonders when a caterpillar becomes a butterfly. Welcome change into your life and let you spirit dance like a butterfly on the breeze.

Trinity Knot

The Trinity Knot is the most recognized of all Celtic symbols. While there are many different interpretations, most seem to agree on a joining of three entities, three being a sacred number to the Celts: Maiden, Mother and Wise Woman.

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Owner, Kendra Johnson (front) welcomes 3 more stylists, L-R Amy Gillies, Hunter Kopec and Jenn Kopec; PHOTOS BY Caitlin Swyryda “Captures by Caitlin”


welcomes more stylists and services to provide an exceptional atmosphere for clients.


ver the last year, Silver Rose Tanning and Hair Salon has undergone an interior face lift to create a modern and bright appearance to the salon. Along with a fresh look, we have also added more styling chairs, which means we have grown our team by adding three new stylists; Amy, Jenn and Hunter! Not only have we expanded our team, but we also have added to our large list of services. Silver Rose now specializes in Philocaly Hair Extensions! Now you don’t have to wait for fuller or longer hair, and your colour options are endless! We offer complimentary consultations and colour matching to ensure exceptional results! In addition to expanding our team and services, we will also be offering styling

classes for all ages to teach everyone how to recreate our salon looks in their own home! We will be featuring two-three of the latest trends for each season! Our goal is to give you knowledge and confidence in your styling skills by demonstrating which products and tools should be used and how to use them on yourself! Private classes and group bookings are also available - perfect for birthday parties, ladies night out or just because! Other services include basic and advanced cuts, colours, and styles, laser hair removal and lay-down tanning beds. Visit us at 150 Coteau Ave, Weyburn or call us at 306.842.4114 to book your next appointment! Open Monday - Saturday




A Guide to Successful


ost people’s initial gut reaction when the term “print mixing” is mentioned is YIKES! There seems to be a fear (or maybe it’s just a lack of knowledge) when it comes to putting an outfit together that includes two or more different prints. I get it: you don’t want it to look like you couldn’t decide what to wear and ended up just throwing on all your favourite colours and prints at once. The struggle with prints is real sometimes. It can be tricky to figure out what patterns work well together and why. But have no fear, because today, I’m sharing some foolproof guidelines to follow when it comes to print mixing. You’ll be confidently mixing your favourite patterns and prints in no time!

MONOCHROMATIC OR NEUTRAL PATTERNS This guideline is so important - especially when you just want to test out print mixing for the first time. Stick to at least one print being a neutral pattern! These types of patterns are the easiest to mix and go with literally everything. Think stripes, polka dots, gingham... they are your new BFF. SIZE MATTERS This one is also super crucial to perfecting the art of mixing prints. If you want to mix two or more different prints, you need to consider the size of each print. If you decide you really want to wear pants that have a large floral pattern on them for example, ensure that the top you wear is a smaller printed striped shirt. It’s all about balance when it comes to print mixing - if one print is large, the other should be small. ONE UNIFYING COLOUR Another way to help create a cohesive outfit while print mixing is to find a unifying colour that is present in each print. Finding two different prints with at least one similar colour shows that you thoughtfully planned out your outfit. It also just looks more aesthetically pleasing to the eye when you wear colours that compliment one another instead of clash!




“Playing with different textures of prints can really make an outfit stand out.” SPREAD OUT THE LOVE Though there’s nothing wrong with pairing a printed jacket and a blouse in an entirely different pattern, it can end up looking too busy. To keep this from happening, just choose one print to be on your top half and the other to be on the bottom. For example, you could pair a monochromatic printed blouse on the top and a super cute, colourfully printed skirt (or heels - but not both!) on the bottom. PLAY AROUND WITH TEXTURE This is not a necessity when it comes to print mixing - but I think it makes an outfit even more fun and interesting! Playing with different textures of prints can really make an outfit stand out. If you’re feeling up to it, try mixing a silk polka dot blouse with suede leopard heels! Now that you have some new guidelines to follow when it comes to mixing prints, take a look in your closet and see what you can come up with! Don’t forget to share the result with me on Facebook or Instagram!

Information provided by Kiteen Mainil with Kiteen’s Closet. Kiteen and her family live in Weyburn. She’s a proud mother to Violet and wife to a hard-working farmer. Kiteen’s obsessed with floral prints, things that sparkle, earth tones and of course, greats deals on good quality clothing! To learn more, visit @kiteenscloset kiteenscloset kiteenscloset




Dynasty Hair Designs

EXPERIENCE THE DYNASTY DIFFERENCE By Jaime Johnson Photos Vanessa Lanktree Photography

Whether you’re looking for a soothing pedicure, a little eyebrow shaping or a complete new look, the Dynasty Hair Designs family will take care of you. Specializing in relationship building and exceptional service, Dynasty is a full service salon offering cuts, colours and perms, as well as facial grooming, body waxing, manicures, pedicures and ear piercing. The salon’s attentive, creative and skilled team strives to ensure that every Dynasty experience is relaxing and rewarding.


ynasty owner, Natosha Hala works hard to create a warm and enjoyable atmosphere at her salon. As a journeyman cosmetologist with over



23 years experience and a certified nail technician, Natosha excels in her trade. She continues to advance her knowledge and skills by regularly participating in hair shows and training courses. Born and raised on a small farm



by Weyburn, Natosha understands the importance of community and relationships. “I love to laugh and share life’s little twists and turns with my clients, many of whom I consider my friends.”

Another Weyburn native, Nicole Barnes brings six years of experience to Dynasty. She honed her skills at Southeast Regional College and has her journeyman’s certificate. Her enthusiasm for her trade is demonstrated in the excellent services she provides. She loves meeting new people and making them happy with new looks. “I treat all my clients like family.”

“You don’t build a business, you build people – and then people build the business.” (Zig Ziglar)

Chelsey Rogal also took her training at Southeast Regional College. With a passion for hairstyling, she loves keeping up with the latest trends and styles. Chelsey enjoys sharing product information and techniques that will help clients style their hair at home. Chelsey’s goal is to exceed client expectations by providing pleasurable experiences and establishing long-lasting relationships of trust and commitment. “I am excited to see you in my chair.” Trained in Estevan, Sarah Farney brings 13 years of experience to Dynasty. Sarah loves to incorporate her artistic flair into her cuts and colours. She aims to uplift clients by providing them with the confidence and joy of a beautiful new look. She loves to make people laugh and enjoy their time at the salon. “I want people to walk into our comfortable fun environment and feel welcome anytime.” Alexis Kennedy developed her passion for styling and hair care at an early age as she watched her mother, a previous co-owner of Dynasty, work. She has been working professionally for the past three years as a stylist, and she loves to share her knowledge of upcoming trends and colouring technology with her clients. She aims to provide a fun and welcoming atmosphere. “I love my job and cherish the relationships I develop with clients.” Jackie Hudson, owner of Hats Off Haircuts and The Body Shack, has 33 years of experience as a journeyman stylist. Jackie has also worked as a Platform color artist and a cosmetology instructor at Weyburn Comprehensive High School and Artistique Beauty College. Jackie is excited to introduce all her previous clients to Dynasty. Alexandra Teske, called Ally by kids, is the newest addition to the Dynasty family. Born in Regina and raised in Regina, Creelman and Filmore, Alexandra studied at AvanteGarde Hair and Esthetics. She has been a stylist now for seven years. “My favourite part of being a stylist is listening to my clients, understanding what they want and helping them to achieve their goals. Then, I teach them how to maintain the look we have achieved at home!” Alexandra welcomes new and old clients/friends to her new place of work.

Dynasty Hair Designs 127 2nd Street, Weyburn Open Monday-Saturday 306.842.2808

TOP L-R Alexis, Chelsey; MIDDLE L-R Jackie, Alexandra; BOTTOM L-R Nicole, Sarah




W Cover Everything Antique Furniture • Boat Covers • Awnings • Fifth Wheel Enclosures • Custom Designs • Upholstery • Woodworking • Specialty Car Seats • Alterations

“We worked with Lana to restore and

recover some seats in an old vehicle which were badly in need of repair. She was very pleasant to work with, and she made recommendations on the most economical and long-lasting solution and got the job done very quickly! I would not hesitate to use her services again and recommend her for any upholstering job.” - Andria, Weyburn Sergei, Lana & Gabriela Pozner

Thank you to our customers for your continued support! 306.842.9099 | 64 3rd Street, Weyburn (Downstairs, Metro Center) facebook. com/stitchwithstyleupholstery

Soul Matrix Natural Healing & Pure Harmony Natural Healing Present Weyburn Holistic

Health Expo A New Way To Experience Life

If you are someone that enjoys natural healing products and services and have an open mind to discover new ways to live, join us, along with our vendors, at the Weyburn Holistic Health Expo.


Friday, May 11, 2018 2PM-6PM Saturday, May 12, 2018 10AM-6PM Knox Hall - 136 2 St NE, Weyburn

If you are a natural healer and would like to share your products or services, please contact:

Carly - 306.891.8894 or Deanne - 306.861.1807 or Carly Du & Deanne Garven


Have the Best Year for You! 11 3rd Street Weyburn 306.842.4738



Weyburn Concert Series - Hunter Brothers 6 MAR 7:30PM Cugnet Centre, Weyburn

Louisiana Hayride Show 8 APR 7PM Cugnet Centre, Weyburn

Post Secondary Open House at Southeast College 8 MAR 3PM - 6PM Southeast College Weyburn Campus

Weyburn Concert Series - Comedy in Motion with Bob Cates 17 APR 7:30PM Cugnet Centre, Weyburn

Devra Straker and Friends 23 MAR 7:30PM Cugnet Centre, Weyburn

Spring Craft Sale & Trade Show 5 MAY 10AM - 4PM Weyburn Curling Rink, Weyburn

TheatreFest 2018 1 APR - 7 APR Cugnet Centre, Weyburn

Weyburn Holistic Health Expo 11 & 12 MAY Knox Fellowship Hall, Weyburn


Let the health experts at Old Fashion Foods give you the advice you need to start feeling your best. Ultimate Flora Critical Care’s blend of 10 beneficial bacteria help ensure a healthy microbacterial environment in the intestinal tract.

Each capsule provides 50 billion active cultures from 10 different strains in a ‘once a day’ serving, making it the most effective probiotic supplement on the market.

OLD FASHION FOODS 122 3rd St NE, Weyburn 306.842.3003

COMEDY IN MOTION WITH BOB CATES Presented by the Weyburn Concert Series


rom farm boy to stage headliner, Bob Cates is the variety entertainer extraordinaire! Who knew learning to juggle with tennis balls as a teenager might actually lead to a career in the entertainment field?!

Cate’s passion for performing and the art of juggling continued to develop during five years of post-secondary education. A leadership diploma followed by a commerce degree from McMasters did not deter his desire to pursue a performance career. Bob Cates is a Canadian Juggling Champion, a clean comedian and a physical variety artist, who has delighted audiences around the world for twenty plus years. He keeps crowds laughing with fastpaced comedy routines involving advanced juggling, black light and laser manipulations as well as wild unicycling and balancing skills. Cate’s insane ‘real’ plate spinning finale needs to be seen to be believed. He is one of few entertainers left in North America performing authentic plate spinning – his signature piece. His Comedy in Motion show has headlined such cruise lines as Royal Caribbean, Holland America, Disney, Princess and Celebrity. Bob was awarded “Entertainer of the Year” at the 2016 Canadian Event Industry Awards, after having been nominated for that same award four previous times. He is also the only variety act ever nominated for “Best One Man Show” at the Canadian Comedy Awards, not just once, but two times! Bob has been nominated twice for the “Best Variety Act” at those same comedy awards. Weyburn Concert Series is excited to bring “Comedy in Motion” to our performance venue! Prepare to be captivated with Bob Cates at the Cugnet Centre on Tuesday, April 17 at 7:30 p.m. Don’t miss this opportunity for family entertainment at its finest! TICKETS AVAILABLE AT: Old Fashion Foods 122 3rd St., Weyburn Weyburn Review/ Weyburn This Week 904 East Ave., Weyburn Music Craft 215 Railway Ave., Weyburn For further information contact: Judy Van Betuw @ 306.842.1583




PRANAYAMA Breathing Your Way to a Better Life

“A yogi measures the span of life by the number of breaths, not by the number of years.” (Swami Sivananda)

By Tonya Lambert


oga teaches us that our lungs contain a vital energy called prana. Prana flows through channels in the body called nadis, which connect the body’s various energy centers known as chakras. Prana is different from breathe, which is what animates or drives prana. By learning to control your breathing, you learn to direct your prana to other areas of your body. This is known as pranayama or the extension of one’s vital life force. Pranayama promotes a feeling of calm and relaxation, reducing feelings of stress and anxiety. It can be used to help you fall asleep faster and have a more restful sleep. It can aid your digestion. Pranayama also improves focus and mental clarity and can be used to energize you. The effect all depends on the way you breathe. This is something which yoga teaches you. Normally, breathing is an unconscious and involuntary process originating in the medulla oblongata or brain stem. Conscious breathing is controlled by the cerebral cortex, the area of the brain which also controls the emotions. By breathing consciously, you exert more control over your emotions by exercising more control over the cerebral cortex. Conscious breathing is a form of meditation. When you are aware of your breathing, you are in the moment and not dwelling on the past or worrying about the future. Yoga involves the synchronization of breathing and moving. Yoga is about gaining greater self-awareness, about connecting with your true self through a state of focused concentration brought about by controlled breathing.




Centered Physiotherapy and Yoga:

Caring for the Mind, Body and Spirit By Tobie Hainstock


or those who have never tried it, taking a yoga class may seem intimidating. Licensed physiotherapist and yoga instructor Susan Fleck would like to put everyone’s mind at ease.

As owner of Centered Physiotherapy and Yoga, Fleck offers yoga classes that are adaptable to all levels of mobility. “Anybody can do yoga. We provide props such as chairs, bolsters and straps to assist members with completing the various positions.”

BENEFITS There are three main areas where yoga can be beneficial; physical, mental and spiritual. Physical benefits include increased flexibility, increased muscle strength, weight reduction and more. The relaxation techniques can lessen chronic pain in conditions like arthritis, lower back pain and headaches. Yoga can also reduce insomnia and lower blood pressure. Regular yoga participation increases body awareness, creates clarity of mind, relieves stress and sharpens the mind. “People who practice yoga are more aware of how their body moves and how they think. This can help make them more aware of how these factors can influence their wellbeing,” says Fleck.

CLASSES Centered Physiotherapy and Yoga offers yoga classes to people of all ages and abilities. Fleck goes the extra mile to make the classes comfortable for everyone. “My background as a physiotherapist helps my students because I understand how their bodies work and what their limitations may be.” Centered Physiotherapy and Yoga offers classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays at noon and Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. “I also offer private sessions,” Fleck points out. “I welcome couples, splurge groups, women’s groups, sports teams and almost anything else.”

THE MIND AND BODY WORKING TOGETHER Practicing yoga is a great way to get in tune with your body and your inner self. At Centered Physiotherapy and Yoga, you get the benefits of practicing yoga with an instructor who understands how your body works. Start your journey to a more complete healthy lifestyle, call Centered Physiotherapy and Yoga! Centered Physiotherapy and Yoga 106-433 4th Street NE Weyburn 306.842.3772




Atonement Fitness

Helps You Get Right with Your Body! By Tobie Hainstock

Atone: verb; make amends or reparation.


tonement Fitness is an inspiring fitness centre that specializes in unique figure shaping equipment for women. The focus is on improving health, mobility, toning and circulation. It is not about building muscle mass. “The toning tables essentially do the work for you, they help to get you motivated” explains Karen Sidloski owner/operator. Having done this type of workout before opening the fitness centre, Sidloski is a true believer of its benefits. “Over the years, I tried different diets to lose weight and after having children, I noticed that I was losing muscle tone. When my 25th wedding anniversary was approaching, I wanted to wear my wedding gown but couldn’t fit into it. That’s when I first tried these figure-shaping toning beds and cardiovascular machines.” After changing her diet and working out with the machines, Sidloski started seeing the difference in her body. Her shape was coming back. She also noticed that she was feeling stronger and healthier with more energy. She was getting right with her body again!



Sidloski was so impressed with the results that she couldn’t keep it to herself! She wanted to share her experience with other women in Weyburn and area. Atonement Fitness offers two sets of seven toning beds that target the common problem areas that women have. Each bed focuses on a different area of your body, working the area for six minutes while continuously strengthening and toning the muscles and increasing flexibility and circulation. Because the machines help move your body for you, they are ideal for women with physical restrictions, stiff joints and fatigue, and ladies of all shapes and sizes can receive the benefits. Sidloski recommends visiting the centre at least three days per week for best results. As personal fitness levels increase, members are encouraged to add other items into their routines, such as dumb bells and assorted exercise balls. Cardiovascular equipment, including a treadmill, an elliptical and a recumbent stationary bike, is also available.


The toning tables are designed to improve quality of life and health in a comfortable environment. They offer several benefits in body sculpting and cardiovascular fitness that provide: • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •

Toning, tightening and firming Therapeutic benefits Rehabilitative benefits Isometric resistance Increased flexibility Optimized body movement Increased physical endurance Improvement to problem areas Gradual figure development Slim and contour curves Increased circulation Less strain Low impact Low exertion Reduced body fat Improved energy level Weight loss Improved heart/lung efficiency Increased muscle strength

1 | Inner-Outer Thigh Toning Table • Slims thighs and improves circulation • Tones entire leg • Concentrates on thighs, hips and buttocks 2


2 | Sit-Up Toning Table • Targets core muscles through strength training to tighten up the midsection • Gives you the ability to perform a set of crunches in a lateral position while reducing back strain 3 | Tummy-Hip Toning Table



• Strengthens and tones stomach and hips • Firms and lifts buttocks • Helps break down cellulite 4 | Waist Twister Toning Table • Strengthens lower back • Improves posture • Shapes midsection 5 | Upper Body Toning Table



• Firms and tones arms • Strengthens and tightens abdomen and midriff muscles • Relieves tension 6 | Waist Slimmer Toning Table • Tones abdomen • Increases overall flexibility and decreases back stiffness • Strengthens and releases tension in lower back 7 | Circulator Toning Table



The atmosphere at Atonement Fitness is very positive and encouraging. When a new member visits the centre, Sidloski will answer questions, review their expectations for a fitness plan and help develop an exercise routine that is unique to their specific needs. Although it’s only been open for a little over a year, Atonement Fitness is improving the lives of women in Weyburn and area. Sidloski encourages women of all ages to, “come on in and give us a try and make this a part of your daily social outing to ‘Get Right with Your Body!’”

“I am still tingling. I feel revitalized, refreshed and can’t wait for tomorrow!” – Susan C.


• Helps with weight loss and increases muscle • Improves circulation throughout the entire body. • Eliminates excess water retention and helps with muscle relaxation and recovery 8 | Cardio Machines • Recumbent Stationary bike • Treadmill • Elliptical

Atonement Fitness 409 Railway Avenue Weyburn 306.861.9817




Guardian Radiology is a community-based ultrasound provider offering local outpatient services to Weyburn and surrounding communities.

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laser esthetics clinic located in Weyburn. It provides a variety of services to give you the radiance you’re looking for. Owned locally by licensed medical laser esthetics technician Andrea López, Body Elements focuses on laser hair removal, skin rejuvenation, stretch mark repair, acne

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Here’s what some clients had to say: “I have been going to Body Elements Skin Spa for almost a year and am so grateful I found Andrea! The results are amazing! Her services are professional, extremely sanitized and affordable. I drive from Regina for her treatments; the customer service is excellent. If you are looking for someone caring, positive, professionally trained and who provides proven results, Andrea at Body Elements Skin Spa is your girl!” - Karen, Regina, SK “After having twins I was left with beautiful mama tiger stripes (also known as stretch marks) all over my abdomen. I have had three sublative treatments with Andrea and have noticed a HUGE difference in my stretch marks. I am happy to say they have decreased in size and depth and are not nearly as noticeable as they were a few months ago! Her treatments have worked for me, and it has definitely been worth it. Thank you!!” - Nicole, Weyburn, SK

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Raspberry ICED TEA

Makes 8 cups

This easy Raspberry Iced Tea recipe is a refreshingly sweet drink you'll want to sip all summer long! Made with just four ingredients, you can enjoy a large party pitcher in no time.

Ingredients: 1 cup granulated sugar 1 cup water 2 cups fresh raspberries 7 cups steeped black tea

Directions: Add sugar, water and raspberries to a medium pot and heat on high until it comes to a boil. Then, reduce to medium heat for about ďŹ ve minutes, crushing the raspberries with the back of a wooden spoon. Steep seven cups of black tea, then set aside to cool. Turn off the heat, cover the pot, and let set for 30 minutes. Add steeped tea and raspberry syrup to a large pitcher, and serve over ice. Garnish with fresh berries and lime if desired.




Are the Filters in Your Vehicle Affecting Its Health and Yours? By Tonya Lambert


very type of vehicle comes equipped with three different types of filters – engine air filter, fuel filter and oil filter. Many vehicles also come equipped with a fourth type of filter – a cabin air filter. These filters are used to remove various sorts of contaminates from the air, fuel and oil entering your vehicle. This helps to protect the health of both your engine and the people in your vehicle. ENGINE AIR FILTER Air is drawn into your engine’s air filter where contaminates, such as dust and dirt, are removed. This purified air then mixes with fuel to power your vehicle. Cleaner air means better combustion which means better fuel efficiency and greater power. You should remove this filter regularly and clean it with an air hose. It should be replaced at least once



a year and more often if you drive a lot of gravel roads or through construction areas.

To keep your engine operating smoothly, you should change your oil filter whenever you get your oil changed.



There are two types of fuel filters - one for gasoline vehicles, the other for diesels. Both filter out the impurities found in fuel. However, the diesel filter also removes water, which can do serious harm to diesel pumps and fuel injectors. Gasoline fuel filters never need to be changed, but diesel fuel filters must be replaced regularly.

Unlike the other filters, the cabin air filter is not concerned with your engine. Rather, it filters impurities in the air, like dust and pollen, keeping them from entering the interior of your vehicle through the heating, ventilation and air conditioning system. It is of great help especially to those with allergies or respiratory problems. This filter should be changed annually.

OIL FILTER Oil cools your engine and keeps it running smoothly. As oil passes through your engine, it picks up little metal shavings from your engine’s many moving parts. These collect in the filter.


If your engine is slow to start, you are experiencing increased fuel consumption or you can hear a humming sound, you should check your filters and see if any need to be replaced.

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CADILLAC ESCALADE • 6.2L direct injection engine with variable valve timing & active fuel management • 8-speed automatic transmission • Industry-first rear camera mirror • Magnetic ride suspension • Fuel Economy 11.7 L/100km • Over 100 Exterior LED lights • Active aero shutters in front grille While the Escalade is Cadillac’s most notable model, the XT5 is the most popular and more affordable Cadillac. The XT5 is a 5-seater crossover SUV with a lot of capability. Very refined, the XT5 boasts unrivaled fit and finish. The XT5 features a direct injection 3.6 litre engine and 8-speed automatic transmission with start-stop technology and active fuel management that offers great fuel economy. The interior is exquisite, spacious and versatile. Whether you choose Apple car play, Android auto or Bluetooth technology, infotainment systems are amazingly easy to use. With a complete suite of advanced safety features, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gives the XT5 a top safety pick.

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Ask Dean Hodgkin anything about the Weyburn MMA Club and you will see his enthusiasm soar! As a dedicated athlete and one of the founders, Hodgkin is passionate about the group which has been operating for almost three years.

Hodgkin goes on to add that the Weyburn MMA Club offers a variety of classes for everyone. Children can take part in jiu jitsu, kickboxing and tae kwon do. While adult classes include MMA, jiu jitsu and kickboxing. Classes for adults and children take place Monday, Wednesday and Friday with Sunday being ‘open mat’ day where members are free to work on whatever they choose. With four coaches and three junior coaches serving members; patrons of the club can expect to have three to five coaches helping them out on any given night.

“We are a non-profit club. Currently, we have about 60 participants. It’s a good range of people with ages ranging from five to almost 50 years old,” comments Hodgkin. In fact, the popularity of the Weyburn MMA has grown so dramatically over the past few years that they’ve had to put some people on a waiting list.

One of the great qualities of the Weyburn MMA Club is the family environment. There are few things more inspiring than to be part of close-knit club that sets a strong example of hard work and determination. When working together at a common goal, friendships and bonds form which offer an experience that motivates members to reach their full potential.

The Weyburn MMA Club is located in their own room at Iron Bar Fitness. This fully equipped, private room offers plenty of mats and space for members of the club to work on their skills.



The club is also working towards having more representation in competitions and tournaments. In the competitions in which members of the Weyburn MMA Club have participated, they have placed very well in the three main divisions of sparring,


It’s through the support of the community that great organizations like Weyburn MMA can thrive and create an excellent quality of life for Weyburn and area residents.

patterns and jiu jitsu. Being such a new club, this is very good news and offers an excellent motivation to train harder and push even more at future tournaments and other competitive events. As an experienced coach with a great deal of zeal for what he does, Hodgkin is pleased to see the amount of community support that the Weyburn MMA Club receives from friends and neighbours. He recalls a recent fundraising event which helped raise money for much needed equipment. “Community support has been really great. With the help of successful fundraising, we are able to provide gloves and sparring equipment for all of our members.” It’s through the support of the community that great organizations like Weyburn MMA can thrive and create an excellent quality of life for Weyburn and area residents. Hodgkin encourages everyone who is interested in becoming a member or participating in fundraising events to reach out to him any time. Weyburn MMA Club 134 Government Road Weyburn 306.861.2604




Quinoa Buddha Bowl Serves 4

is the ultimate healthy dinner

Prep Time: 5 mins Cook Time: 15 mins Total Time: 20 mins



1/2 cup dry quinoa

1. In a medium pot over high heat, add quinoa and water; bring to a boil. Cover; simmer for 13-15 minutes, until fluffy.

1 cup water 4 cups spinach or mixed greens 1 cup chickpeas 1 tomato, diced 1 cup purple cabbage, sliced 1/2 cup parsley, finely chopped 1 avocado, mashed 1/2 cup hummus 1/4 cup hemp seeds 1 lemon, sliced into wedges Salt and pepper, to taste

2. In a bowl or plate, add 1 cup spinach or mixed greens. Add 1/4 of the quinoa, 1/4 of the chickpeas, 1/4 tomato, 1/4 cup purple cabbage, 2 tablespoons parsley and 1/4 avocado. Top with 2 tablespoons hummus, 1 tablespoon hemp seeds and the juice of one lemon wedge. Season with salt and pepper. Repeat to complete all four servings.

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OLiV Moose Jaw’s Famous Salsa 1/4 cup Roasted Garlic OLiV Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Our salsa is available to try in store daily!

1/4 cup Basil OLiV Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2-3 Tbsp Jalapeno Lime OLiV Balsamic 4 Roma Tomatoes 2 Green Onions

Chop vegetables.

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Add oils and balsamic. Store in an airtight container. It will stay fresh for up to a week.

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PARRISH & HEIMBECKER, LTD Serving Farmers Coast to Coast For Over 100 Years


arrish and Heimbecker, Ltd is a private, family-owned business founded in 1909. It is involved in many aspects of agribusiness, including grain procurement and merchandising, milling, animal nutrition programs, poultry farming and food processing.

The Canadian firm is connected and involved throughout the entire agrifood industry. P & H supplies and services both local and international markets with an established network of assets that include strategically located exporting facilities.

Today, P & H continues to focus on supporting its producers and nurturing strong business relationships with its customers and suppliers. P & H is optimistic and confident that it will continue to be an integral part of the Canadian agricultural community and meet the challenges of tomorrow.


Doug Wiebe General Manager 306.861.5666



Jonathan Crone Assistant General Manager 306.891.5503


Brad Dimmick Operations Manager 306.861.9021

Darrell Hoffart Crop Input Manager 306.861.6665

Don Bonk Regional Account Manager 306.529.5654

For all your grain marketing needs, please contact any one of our passionate, highly qualified Grain CSRs. When it comes to marketing crops such as durum, wheat, canola, peas, barley, red lentils, soybeans, oats and flax, our team is eager to find the right opportunity for you to market your grain. Our team is focused on supporting our producers

Candace Chisholm Grain CSR 306.861.2265

Tony Kopec Grain CSR 306.861.0685

by listening and continuously learning how we can tailor our services to their needs. Everyday, our goal is to meet the demands and expectations of our farm business partners. Our Weyburn P & H team looks forward to maintaining and cultivating customer relationships and business developments in the future. As the world grain market evolves,


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our team is adapting to meet the everchanging demands to market grain at the optimum time and price for our valued farm partners. We invite you to drop in for coffee or call us to discuss your grain marketing options. Sign up for our daily text, where you’ll receive grain pricing.



Darrell Hoffart Crop Input Manager 306.861.6665

Randy Griffiths Crop Input CSR 306.897.7005

To produce a great crop, you need great resources. Parrish & Heimbecker, Ltd. Weyburn provides a full range of quality products, services and solutions to our local farmers, including protection products, certified seed, nutrients, grain marketing and handling services. Our qualified agronomic staff and services are committed to building and maintaining long-term relationships that meet the progressive needs of our local producers. Parrish & Heimbecker Weyburn Crop Input team handles all major brands of crop protection products to manage weeds, insects and disease to effectively increase crop quantity and quality at a competitive price. Buy with confidence, knowing that at P & H, we stand behind our products and have the agronomic expertise to make sure you have the right product for your application. P & H Weyburn handles a broad range of seed products. This enables us to supply your farm with the right seed for any situation as well as with the newest hybrids to keep you at the top of the yield curve. Our agronomists are experts with valuable experience managing the crop. This knowledge is passed on,



Jason Stewart Agronomist 306.861.0352

Chelsey Dixson Agronomist 306.861.2958

helping you make the best selection and providing the advice you need to get the most out of every variety. Fertility management involves crop nutrients applied at the right rate at the right time to meet the needs of the crop. Assessing appropriate fertilizer needs is the key to maximizing yields. Our P & H agronomic specialists can assist in determining the appropriate fertilizer and fertilizer rates for your crops. Our Weyburn P & H location handles dry, liquid and NH3 fertilizer to meet all your fertility needs. P & H Weyburn offers many services to keep your farm operating at its best. Custom fertilizer blends, soil testing, chemical and fertilizer deliveries, valmar and fertilizer spreaders, and extended hours of operation are only a few of the things we pride ourselves in. By supporting P & H, you have an opportunity to share in our P & H Rewards Program. You can qualify for reward dollars on purchases of fertilizer, seed, seed treatment, herbicide, fungicide and fertilizer. Be sure to talk to any of our Crop Input Team members for all you agronomic support.


Who We Are Parrish and Heimbecker, Ltd is a Canadian family-owned firm with over 100 years of experience in agribusiness, with locations stretching across Canada from Vancouver to Halifax.

P & H has grown into a diversified, vertically-integrated company that is committed to agribusiness and the entire agri-food industry.


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INTELLIGENT LIQUID SYSTEM. The engineering and technology of the RoGator C Series machines and their new LiquidLogic system are going to help operators simplify their jobs by reducing the potential for off-target application; make clean-out faster, easier and more thorough; and reduce product waste. That LiquidLogic system includes recirculation plumbing to keep product constantly moving through the boom, plumbing and filters at all times in order to help reduce chemical buildup and eliminate plugged spray tips. The C Series machines also offer the ClearFlow recovery system, which uses air to force product out of the booms or reload station and back into the tank, leaving less than 2.5 gallons remaining in systems without injection. The new self-priming feature gets product moving quickly through the entire boom once the product pump and recirculation are turned on. There is also a “hold at minimum” feature to ensure pressure remains within one p.s.i across the entire boom width to ensure even product application.

TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS ALL-NEW, ONE-OF-A-KIND SPRAYER, please join us for our Sprayer Optimization Clinic on March 21st at 9:30 to 3:00. To register, please call 306.848.3800 by March 5.

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t is important to do your research before making this commitment. Le a r n i n g about nutrition, vaccinations, deworming, neutering, microchipping, pet insurance and training are just some of the important things to know. Your veterinary clinic staff, breeder or pet rescue will be valuable resources. Vaccinations are always important even if your pet is kept indoors. Kittens and puppies should be vaccinated at 8, 12 and 16 weeks of age, then again within one year. We recommend deworming at four weeks and every two weeks until they are old enough to get a broad spectrum de-wormer. If you adopt a pet that has already been vaccinated at a shelter or rescue, they have not been vaccinated for rabies. Neutering your pet is always a good decision. Surgical sterilization prevents unwanted litters, roaming and behavioral issues. It can even decrease your pet’s chances of getting certain types of cancer! The recommended age for neutering is 6-18 months depending on breed. A permanent way of identifying your pet is by placing a microchip the size of a grain of rice under your pet’s skin using a needle. Your pet is then registered in your name. If your pet is lost, anyone who finds it can have the microchip scanned and the pet returned safely to your home.

Choosing a puppy or kitten food can feel overwhelming with all the different choices. It is important when selecting a new food to take into consideration your pet’s breed, activity level, age and growth needs. Large breed puppies have particularly important growth needs and should always be fed a large breed puppy food. A chubby puppy may be cute, but the excess weight can be hazardous to it’s growing joints; all puppies should be kept lean throughout their growing period. No diet is right for every pet, and nutritional advice is always free. Stop by and talk with our staff and learn if Royal Canin or Hills diets are the right fit for your pet. Many of our staff have actually toured the pet food plant of Royal Canin and have seen firsthand the quality assurance that goes into their brand. Having a well behaved dog is almost as important as a healthy dog. Completing puppy obedience classes is the best way to achieve success. It is a great way to socialize your pet with other dogs, places and people. Socializing your pet at a young age will help prevent problems in the future, such as jumping and biting. PAHC and I offer a clicker training class for young dogs that is held several times throughout the year. This is a positive, fun way of learning and bonding with your pet. Pet insurance is a great way of protecting your new family member. There are many

options that can suit everyone’s budget. Starting when your pet is young is the best way to ensure you have peace of mind knowing that you are prepared for whatever trouble they find.

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Innovation and Technology in

AGRICULTURE By Jaime Johnson

As dawn breaks, a farmer engages auto steer on a GPS guided tractor and sits back while the machine begins the task of precisely placing seeds one inch deep in the ground. Down the road, a robotic milk machine is programmed to start the daily milking routine, while the rancher checks weather station field moisture gauges from his smart phone.


gricultural production has evolved significantly since the days of the horse and plow. Scientific discoveries and technological innovations have helped producers to be more effective, efficient and productive as they push for increased profits and yields. Without these advances, far more land would need to be



cultivated or ranched to produce the food required today. According to the United Nations, nine billion people will need to be fed by 2050. In order to produce more with less in a sustainable manner, continuing innovation and adoption of new technologies in agriculture is imperative.


With a changing climate, producers must contend with increased incidents of drought, pest infestation and depleted soil nutrients. Arable land per capita is decreasing while production costs are increasing. These challenges compel producers to maximize production on existing land. Now with technologies like GPS and field mapping, farmers are able to collect weather, soil and crop information to accurately determine fertilizer needs and pest, disease and irrigation requirements. This enables them to minimize quantities used and target specific areas, resulting in higher yields and decreased inputs. Self-steering automation in implements has improved seeding and harvest precision and efficiencies. Surveillance

and monitoring tools such as cameras and remote sensors enable farmers to see their operations from a better vantage point allowing for improved tracking and planning. Drone technology is being used for field mapping, surveying and spraying. Drones enable farmers to monitor crop and livestock conditions by air to find problems that might otherwise be missed. They are also capable of spraying crops with far more precision than a traditional tractor, which helps reduce costs and pesticide use. Innovations in biotechnology have increased the speed and precision with which scientists can improve food traits and production practices. In the past, farmers used time-consuming techniques such as grafting and

cross-breeding to obtain or eliminate specific genetic traits. Now, through biotechnology, plant and animal traits can be enhanced through gene manipulation. These changes offer several benefits to both farmers and consumers. Modified crops can have improved yield, pest resistance, drought tolerance, nutritional value, enhanced taste and storage life. Pasteurized milk, seedless grapes, disease resistant apples and trans-fat-free cooking oils are just a sample of foods that are a result of biotechnology. Advances in technology not only improve farming efficiencies, but also result in a softer environmental footprint than traditional practices. Farmers no longer have to blanket fields


with fertilizers, pesticides or irrigation. Growing biotech crops and use of no or minimal till systems minimize soil erosion and reduce CO2 emissions. With improvements in genetics and nutrition, producers use substantially less water and land to produce the same volume of milk they did a century ago. Farmers have always been innovators, tinkering with machinery and production practices to contend with Mother Nature’s curve balls and improve their bottom line. It is this marriage of innovation, productivity and sustainability that defines agriculture and has empowered producers to feed the world.



L-R Justin, Jody and Jeff Farr

Award-Winning Professionalism Serving Southern Saskatchewan By Tobie Hainstock

When growing up on the family farm at Lewvan, Jeff Farr became interested in flying. As he looks back, he tells of times when the busy farming operation needed an airplane for spraying. “Sometimes it would be hard to get access, so we bought a plane and hired a pilot to fly it,” notes Farr. In 2000, Farr became a pilot. Shortly after this, he worked with Transport Canada to become a commercial air operator and that’s when Farr Air came into fruition.




“We strive for safety and professionalism all around. It’s our top priority. At the end of the day, I want all of my guys to make it home safely to their families.” EQUIPPED TO SERVE


Today, Farr Air owns top-of-the-line aircraft equipped with the latest in technology for efficiency and safety. Their fleet of five planes features three Thrush 510P’s, one Thrush S-2R and one Weatherly 620B. They can service farms across southern Saskatchewan from runways located in Lewvan, Weyburn, Estevan, Fillmore, White City, Indian Head, Carlyle and Coronach. When providing spraying services to their clients, Farr points out that they make it a priority to deliver in a timely manner. “We believe in doing things right and on time,” he comments.

As a family business, safety is of the utmost importance to Farr Air. It’s crucial to them that their entire operation is managed efficiently and professionally. Farr can’t emphasize this point enough. “We strive for safety and professionalism all around. It’s our top priority. At the end of the day, I want all of my guys to make it home safely to their families.”


When it comes to spraying crops, being accurate with the delivery is vital. To ensure precision accuracy, every aircraft in Farr Air’s fleet is equipped with GPS guidance systems with flow control. Beyond this integral equipment, the Farr Air planes are also equipped with practically every upgrade on the market. Some of the upgrades assist with achieving high performance standards while others are about flight safety and helping the pilot do his job safely. The ASC Rotary nozzles are excellent for the coverage of fungicides and insecticides while the CP Flat Fan nozzles are used when applying pre-harvest glyphosate/ desiccation.

Because safety is so high on the list of priorities, the Farr Air team is highly trained. They operate safe, wellmaintained aircraft that meet very high calibration requirements. They are also trained in the proper usage of pesticides and other crop inputs. AWARD WINNING PROFESSIONALS

Farr and the team pride themselves in being integral professionals, who can be trusted by their customers. Not only is their positive attitude and hard work evident to the farmers they serve, it is also recognized by their peers. As members of the Canadian Aerial Application Association, Farr Air has recently received an award for their outstanding professionalism. “It’s truly an honour to be recognized by others in our industry. We strive to be professional and provide excellent service to our clients,” Farr states humbly.



Farr Air remains dedicated to offering the best in safe and efficient aerial application. Look to them for friendly, specialized service that you can count on.

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AGRICULTURE IS THE BACKBONE OF SASKATCHEWAN. Our province’s farmers and ranchers work hard every day of the year to produce the grains, lentils, meat, dairy and poultry that sustain many throughout the country and across the world. Southeastern Computer Solutions Ltd. has been serving the technology needs of the farmers of Weyburn and area for the past 20 years. From choosing the best Internet Service Provider for your area to selecting the best computer hardware and software, the staff at Southeastern Computer Solutions is here to support local farmers.

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Understanding Your Needs By Tobie Hainstock

Bill Holliday knows about living and working in rural Saskatchewan. He grew up on a small family farm near the town of Edgeley, Saskatchewan. While Bill helped out on the grain and livestock operation, he also worked off the farm driving truck. “I hauled cattle and asphalt oil throughout the Canadian and U.S. plains areas,� he recalls. GETTING STARTED

After graduating from the University of Saskatchewan Law College in 1984, Bill moved to Weyburn, where he worked for MacDonald, Dawson, Fabian. After much hard work and dedication, he took over the firm, and it is now known as Holliday and Company. Holliday and Company consists of the lawyers Bill Holliday



and Scott Moffat and articling student, Suzan Wurtz, as well as Tracy Wolfe, Sheena Olmstead and Sherry Lauder, whose strengths, support and experience provide their clients with valuable service. Scott Moffat was born and raised in Weyburn. When he was younger, he worked in the oil patch. Then, he


headed off to university and law school. From there, he articled at a law firm in Kindersley. Scott spent about seven years as a lawyer in the litigation department of the Federal Justice Department before he returned to Weyburn to practice law. Scott and his wife Tammy live in Weyburn with their daughter Lilly, whose school and activities keeps them busy.

Holliday and Company is a local firm serving local people. The lawyers and staff live and work in the community, which means that you can trust them to understand your needs.

Bill Holliday

Scott Moffat


Holliday and Company is a local firm that offers a broad spectrum of legal services, including business law, contracts, real estate, mergers and acquisitions, transition planning, risk analysis and problem resolution. Their services also include litigation at all levels of court for plaintiff, defendant, criminal prosecution/ defence and mediation. Because of this diversity, the firm is able to serve a wide variety of people throughout the southeast area of Saskatchewan and beyond. Bill and Scott have also been active in their professional organizations, including as Benchers of the Law Society of Saskatchewan. AN ACTIVE MEMBER OF THE COMMUNITY

Keeping true to his farming roots, Bill, wife Jayne and son Marshall are starting a small cattle grazing and cow/ calf operation south of Goodwater. Bill’s community involvement has included volunteering and participating in a number of events and organizations, such as the Young Fellows Club of Weyburn, the Canadian Quarter Horse Association, the Weyburn Chamber of Commerce, the Weyburn and District Hospital Foundation and the Goodwater Community Centre. Upon returning to Weyburn, Scott quickly found himself working on various community projects, including the Weyburn and District Hospital Foundation, Weyburn Curling Club, soccer and local matters of interest, such as the Weyburn Court House closure.

The Holliday Family; PHOTO BY BEAUTI Photography


Holliday and Company are devoted to providing the best service possible to those who come to them for assistance. The focus of the practice is approaching situations in a balanced and openminded manner. This approach assists in addressing the client’s circumstances in clear terms. Clarity and understanding of sensitive issues are key for both client and lawyer in order for them to achieve the results that are needed for the betterment of the client. “Lawyers should communicate clearly with people, especially those who are in difficult and stressful situations,” comments Bill. “As my career has


progressed, I have learned the value and reward of helping people understand, develop and deal with their options.” A FIRM YOU CAN TRUST

Holliday and Company is a local firm serving local people. The lawyers and staff live and work in the community, which means that you can trust them to understand your needs. They care about helping you and will answer your questions with compassion and clarity.

Holliday and Company 5 1st Avenue NE Weyburn 306.842.7419








t’s time to prepare your tax information to bring to your accountant. Your accountant requires many types of information to complete your taxes. Here is a helpful guide to the sometimes-confusing terminology used by accountants. GENERAL PREPARATION • Bank statements - If you have a bookkeeper, bring a copy of the year-end bank statement and your statement for the month following your year end. If your accountant does your bookkeeping, provide all your bank statements for the year. • Inventory – Provide a complete list of your inventory. This may include bushels of grain by types held in bins or a list of merchandise held for re-sale at fiscal year end. • Accounts receivables – This includes work performed prior to year end and payments not received until after year end. • Investment statements - Provide your broker with authorization to allow your accountant to contact them directly for the required information. Don’t forget to tell your accountant if you have an investment account and how much you have transferred from your business account! • Capital asset additions and disposals – This includes invoices for purchases or sale of vehicles, land, farming equipment, oil field equipment, etc. • Accounts payables – These are expenses incurred prior to the year end but not paid for until after the year end.



• Credit cards - Provide credit card statements for the fiscal year and identify business expenses.

Personal income tax instalments – Due quarterly on March 15, June 15, Sept 15 and Dec 15.

• GST and PST - Provide the GST and PST reports you have submitted for the year.


• Loan statements - Provide any loan statements for the fiscal year as well as any new financing agreements. • Shareholder contributions - Identify any personal deposits you have made to your corporation, so they are not recorded as revenue. Otherwise, you may end up paying taxes on personal funds. • Grain revenue - Provide grain tickets for preparation of AgriInvest/AgriStability reports.

KEY DATES TO REMEMBER Corporate Income Tax Returns - Due six months after the year end. Corporate income taxes - Usually due three months after the year end, though there are some exceptions which accelerate this to two months after the year end.

If your information is organized, your accountant can prepare your required returns more efficiently. The above list is not all inclusive and every business is unique, if you have questions or concerns contact your Chartered Professional Accountant. Check List • Accounting data • Bank statements • Inventory • Accounts receivables • Investment statements • Capital asset additions and disposals • Deferred grain tickets • Accounts payables • Credit cards statements • GST and PST reports • Loans statements • Shareholder contributions • Grain tickets

Corporate income tax instalments – Due monthly. Dividend and Employee slips - Due by February 28 each year. Family Trust Returns - Due by March 31 each year. Testamentary Trust Returns - Usually due three months after the first anniversary of a death. Personal Income Tax Returns - Due April 30 each year. With business/farming income, there is an extension to June 15. Personal income taxes - Due April 30.


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‘Haven within Your Home’ By Tonya Lambert




The baby’s crying; the kids need a ride to piano, dance, hockey. The food on the stove has boiled over. The lawn needs to be mowed. Your boss is constantly emailing you one more project to complete before the morning. Sound familiar? Similar scenarios play out every day in homes across the country. It is no wonder so many of us daydream of escaping somewhere.


o what do you do when it seems like everywhere you turn, you run into someone else needing something done, another chore or project that demands your attention? Increasingly, couples are choosing to build dedicated havens within their homes – a man cave for him and a woman cave for her. You can turn any space in your home or yard into a (wo)man cave – a spare room, the basement, a shed, the garage. The important thing is that it is a space that you control, a place where you can retreat and take refuge from the stressors in your life – for an hour, an evening, a day. Turning all or part of the garage into your very own recreational retreat is probably the most popular choice. There is plenty of space, and it is already somewhat separated from the rest of the house. To turn your garage into a (wo)man cave, follow these steps. 1. Start by cleaning out your garage – sorting, organizing and scrubbing. You may need to find a new storage space or get rid of some things. 2. Insulate the walls, if necessary. 3. Paint the walls. Choose a colour that meets your needs. Do you need a soothing colour to help destress? Perhaps an invigorating colour to help restore your energy? 4. Finish the floor. Concrete floors are perfect for a nohassles haven. They are easily customizable: choose either a natural-looking stamped finish or a slicklooking polish, an eye-catching stencil, a distinctive mottled look or your favourite colour. All are very cost-effective, long lasting and low maintenance, not to mention free of dust, mold or allergens. 5. Consider your needs. What will you do in your retreat? It could be a hobby haven, a home theatre hideaway or a sports sanctuary. Knowing this will help you when choosing light fixtures, furniture and decorations. Common things to find in a (wo) man cave are a large-screen TV, a gaming system, a stereo, a computer, a comfy couch and a bar. Other things you may want to include are a pool table or foosball table, a poker table, a dart board, a crafting station or a woodworking bench. Surround sound, streaming devices and soundproofing are popular tech trends. There has also been a move from a simple fridge to a full bar, kitchenette or even an attached outdoor kitchen. Custom cabinetry will be a must. It is becoming popular to hire an interior decorator to create the perfect look. 6. Lastly, install a security system to protect your precious place.






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ater or frost on windows is condensation. Condensation is formed when warm moist air comes in contact with cooler dry air. An example is when a bathroom mirror “steams up” after a hot shower. Just like that mirror, the inside or outside of your window can sweat or fog because of temperature differentials. Glass is usually the first place you notice condensation because glass surfaces have the lowest temperature of any surface in a house. If you didn’t have as much condensation before replacing your old windows, it’s probably because they were drafty. Modern energy-efficient windows and new framing techniques with insulation and full caulking around the perimeter create barriers to the air exchange of a home. When combined with the additional water vapor (moisture) from showers, cooking or from clothes dryers lacking external ventilation, the result is excess moisture and a high relative indoor humidity level.

CAUSES OF CONDENSATION: • Poor Air Circulation – Where there is poor circulation of warm air, condensation builds up on windows as the inside glass surface is colder than in other parts of the house. • Drapes - Drawing heavy drapes over a window or patio door increases the possibility of condensation by restricting the flow of warm air.



• Interior Blinds or Shutters - Insulating interior blinds or shutters contribute to condensation problems by trapping moist indoor air between them and the window. • Varying Humidity Levels - Some rooms, such as kitchens and bathrooms, have higher humidity levels than other areas of the home, thus encouraging condensation to form on the windows in these rooms. • Exposure - If windows are exposed to prevailing winds, they will be slightly colder than the other windows in the home, causing condensation to form. HOW CAN CONDENSATION BE REDUCED?

The key lies in controlling the humidity inside your home. Moisture collects in the home during the hot, humid summer months or during construction and remodeling. When you start to heat your home at the beginning of winter, condensation occurs. This lessens after a few weeks as your home begins to dry.


Window condensation should only occur when there are extreme temperature differences between indoor and outdoor spaces. The amount of water should be fairly small and appear on the inside of windows during winter months and the outside during summer months. If you find condensation between the two layers of glass in an insulated window, the airtight seal has probably been broken and the glass will need to be replaced. Signs of too much moisture in the home include moisture spots on the ceiling or walls, peeling paint, rotting wood, delaminating plywood, moisture on exterior walls and fungus, mold or mildew growth are signs of a more serious moisture problem. Should you experience these symptoms, you should contact an expert heating and cooling contractor.

Other ways to reduce condensation include: • Crack open a window or door daily to air out your house. • Open a window or run exhaust fans longer in the kitchen, bathroom and laundry room. • Open drapes and blinds, allowing air to circulate against windows. • Turn off any humidifying devices. • Use a dehumidifier.


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It has been said that your home is a reflection of who you are. That’s why when you decorate, it should echo your interests, your family, your lifestyle and your flair. You want your home to be a warm extension of yourself, a place where you and your guests can relax in comfort.





hen Joanne Mallory opened Forget Me Nots, Rustic, Vintage and Shabby Chic Décor on December 9, she was thrilled about the idea of helping her customers find their own personal style. “After I signed the lease, I was so excited that I couldn’t sleep a wink that night,” she says with a chuckle.

wood décor creations by H & D Crafts as well as original pottery by talented artist Casey Kievits. Makes Scents Candles and Melts offers many stunning items that will create a warm ambience in any room of your home. “I believe that it’s important that our community offers great places to shop. I want to see our business community grow,” she comments.

As an artist, Joanne has a natural eye for creativity and uniqueness. She is a natural at dressing a home with style. “Home decorating is a passion that I’ve always enjoyed.”

Joanne also plans to have many of her own works on display for purchase. Stunning one-of-a-kind décor accents are the ideal addition to any room to give it colour and perspective. They also provide great conversation pieces during dinner parties and other gatherings.

Joanne’s lovely shop is beautifully adorned with a broad assortment of décor and gift items from several topquality wholesalers. These include Wild Prairie Soap Company, an exciting new line of soaps that are beautiful to look at and elegantly fragranced; the perfect combination to add the perfect appeal. Supporting locally-owned businesses is a primary focus for Joanne. At Forget Me Nots, you will find stunning merchandise fashioned by local craftspeople. Check out the amazing wood and barn

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Moose Jaw Making Memories in

By Tonya Lambert Photos David S. Troyer

You don’t have to travel faraway to discover new things and have exciting adventures. There is so much to see and do right here in Saskatchewan.

Grab your friends for a girl’s weekend or pack up the family and head down the highway to Moose Jaw for the weekend. Take a tour through time, relax at a mineral spa and watch planes perform death-defying feats overhead. Moose Jaw is as memorable as its name.




The Tunnels of Moose Jaw In the early 1900s, a network of tunnels was built beneath the buildings and streets of the city’s downtown core to help with the running of local boiler rooms. Chinese immigrants fleeing racial persecution and a new head tax soon moved into the tunnels. Later, during the Prohibition Era, American gangsters turned the tunnels into gambling dens and liquor storerooms. Explore the incredibly interesting and intriguing Tunnels of Moose Jaw in two tours: Passage to Fortune and Chicago Connections.

Sukanen Ship, Pioneer Village & Museum Thirteen kilometres south of Moose Jaw is the Sukanen Ship, Pioneer Village & Museum. Here, you can explore a grain elevator, one-room school, the homestead of former Prime Minister Diefenbaker’s family and… a ship?! After suffering a series of tragic losses, Tom Sukanen built the ship to sail down the

The Murals of Moose Jaw Known as the mural capital of North American, Moose Jaw has more than 45 murals made with ceramic tiles, bas relief or paint decorating its downtown core. These murals tell the story of the city’s past (e.g. the early settlers breaking the land, the first street car or the Prohibition Era).

Saskatchewan Burrowing Owl Interpretative Centre At the Saskatchewan Burrowing Owl Interpretative Centre, you will meet adorable little creatures whose big yellow eyes will capture your heart and mind. Open from May to September, the center also houses a garden of plants native to the Prairies. Take a tour, and learn about the prairie ecosystem and the adopt-anowl program.

Mac the Moose You can’t visit Moose Jaw without getting your picture taken with the world’s largest moose. Mac the Moose stands beside the TransCanada Highway on the city’s north side. Built by Don Foulds in 1984, Mac is named for a former City alderman, Les McPherson. Mac’s 10-metre-tall steel and concrete frame towers over all who come to see him. Saskatchewan River back to his home in Finland. One can’t help but marvel at the skill, ingenuity and determination of these early settlers.

planes swoops and soars, twists and turns in formation aerobatics and lowflying precision aerobatics that will take your breath away.

The Snowbirds

Western Development Museum

While in Moose Jaw, be sure to take in a half-hour show by the daring Snowbirds of Canadian Forces Base 15 Wing. Renowned as one of the top precision flying groups worldwide, the Snowbirds race through the air at speeds of up to 600 km/hr. The tightly knit group of

Transportation buffs will love the Western Development Museum. Planes, trains and automobiles abound here. From buggies to Buicks, carriages to cabooses, the museum is packed full of vehicles both rare and classic.


Temple Gardens Mineral Spa There is no better place to relax after a busy day than the Temple Gardens Mineral Spa. An award-winning, 4 1/2 star resort, this unique spa features indoor and outdoor pools filled with geo-thermal mineral waters from an underground aquifer. Soak in the therapeutic waters while gazing out across Crescent Park or up at a clear, star-filled sky. It is a truly magical way to end an adventure-packed day.



Moose Jaw: Your Ideal

Spring Escape! Looking for a spring vacation destination that’s just a little closer to home? Cruise down the road to Moose Jaw! “Many visitors are surprised to learn how much there is to see and do here during the months of spring,” says Jacki L’Heureux-Mason, Director of Moose Jaw Tourism. The very popular Moose Jaw Tunnels are open year-round and are always an entertaining way to experience some local history. The Western Development Museum has seasonal hours available for history buffs and those who love the world of transportation. When looking for some outdoor fun, Wakamow Valley has scenic walking trails, a new pedestrian suspension bridge and interactive and accessible play parks for the kids. The park even offers free snowshoes to those looking for some added adventure. For an artistic experience, enjoy touring the many art galleries and museums, including the Moose Jaw Museum and Art Gallery. This venue features stunning rotating art displays and fascinating artifacts, such as First Nations clothing and other items. Shopping in Moose Jaw is another unique endeavour. The beautiful heritage buildings located downtown add to the charming ambience. Shoppers enjoy visiting these unique, independently-owned boutiques and stores that offer handcrafted jewellery, designer clothing, original giftware and more. Fine dining at one of the many restaurants and a show will make the ideal date night! Moose Jaw Tourism 450 Diefenbaker Dr. Moose Jaw Phone: 306.693.8097 Website:



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Moose Jaw Cultural Centre Opening its doors in 2004, the Moose Jaw Cultural Centre has a mission to provide a home for local talent to create, educate and entertain! It houses the historic Mae Wilson Theatre, a 420-seat performing arts theatre, as well as a visual art gallery dedicated to showcasing some of the best art Saskatchewan has to offer. It is also home to a number of studio spaces, providing a base for artists and art groups to create art as well as to educate the community. Their mission is to present, foster and reflect the broadest possible arts and cultural needs of Moose Jaw and area. Providing a destination for artists, art groups and patrons of all sorts, they truly are the mecca of the arts scene in Moose Jaw! A cultural icon, the Mae Wilson Theatre sign is a beacon that you can seek out when you are wandering beautiful downtown Moose Jaw or taking in the facility for a visit, a show or an exhibit.

Young entrepreneurs have found a niche in Moose Jaw, and leading that scene was Jillian’s Design Elements. Located at 621 Main Street, you will find some serious inspiration in this popular downtown shop, from cool and classic design trends for you and your home to that perfect gift for someone special. Drawing on her experience and training, Jillian offers a uniquely-valuable insight to help you select just the right pieces. From purses and jewelry to art work, accessories and custom furniture, Jillian’s educated and intuitive selections are sure to be staples in your home décor and in your wardrobe!

Yvette Moore Gallery and the Gallery Cafe Featuring the finest collection of Saskatchewan-based artisans and decadent locally-inspired dishes, The Yvette Moore Gallery and the Gallery Café are a must see when you’re in Moose Jaw. When you visit the Yvette Moore Gallery, it is not only the friendly staff and wonderful surroundings that welcome you. The aromas of fine food and delicious home-style baking beckon you to The Gallery Café. The home of Moose Jaw’s award-winning artist Yvette Moore, you will be surrounded by beauty, creativity and charm. Located in one of Moose Jaw’s many beautifully-restored heritage buildings, you will feel the love, dedication and workmanship of this local treasure located in the heart of Downtown Moose Jaw.

Praire Bee Meadery If you've made a trip to your local beverage vendor lately, you may have noticed a variety of Prairie Bee Meadery's meads popping up on shelves. Though expansion has taken their product to 40+ retailers across the province in the past year, their showroom in Moose Jaw remains home base. The shop on Main Street, just across from the Tunnels, oozes character as you are greeted by friendly staff inviting you for a complementary tasting of their award-winning wines made with premium local honey and fruit. Their dedicated commitment to supporting others in the Saskatchewan craft beverage industry means you can also find many high-quality, small-batch products not offered by the larger liquor vendors in the province. For those not in the market for alcohol, Prairie Bee also offers a beautiful selection of locally-produced honey-based products, specialty teas and giftware. Enjoying this premium local craft experience is a definite must when visiting the city!



An Amazing Tasting Experience

with the OLiV Tasting Room in Moose Jaw Photos Jared Robinson

re you looking for a fresh experience? Looking for a reason to get out and create some excitement? Why not make Moose Jaw your next trip destination?


your taste buds and infuse you with the desire to change your lifestyle in a fun, exciting and easy way. Stretch your food imagination and explore new horizons on what is possible in healthy flavours!

the table with no third party involvement. We can guarantee the goodness in every bottle,” says Charmaine Franken, owner of OLiV Moose Jaw and one of the founders of the OLiV family.

Welcome to the OLiV Tasting Room located in the magnificent Grant Hall in downtown Moose Jaw. Here, visitors embark on a tasting tour of a range of olive oils and balsamic vinegars, discovering different pairings and recipes along the way. The OLiV team pride themselves on being able to give you an experience like no other — one that will tantalize

Opened in 2011, OLiV’s Moose Jaw location was the first store in what has grown to be an international corporation. The unique franchise features 32 olive oils, all of them produced on an awardwinning farm in South Africa. Part of what makes the olive oil so amazing is the uncompromising focus on quality control. “We control the olive oil from the tree to

The flavoured olive oils are bottled near the company’s headquarters in Niagaraon-the-Lake and feature both sweet and savoury options. Tantalize your taste buds with the company’s award-winning flagship Director’s Reserve in flavours such as bacon, blood orange, chipotle, lemon pepper, roasted garlic and Persian lime, as well as the new in-store favourite,




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dill. “We will show you how you can bring unbelievable flavour to your palette in a healthier way without giving up any of your favourites,” says Charmaine. “We can satisfy all your cravings for great taste!” Along with their olive oils, OLiV also provides many flavours of delectable balsamic vinegars. OLiV imports its world-class balsamic vinegars in bulk directly from Modena, Italy, and then flavours them locally. This includes flavours such as chocolate raspberry, fig, garlic cilantro, black walnut and many others. As part of their balsamic selection, OLiV also stocks fifteen white balsamics, which Charmaine says are excellent for use in Asian dishes as they allow you to retain the vibrant colours in your food. Guests can also sample OLiV’s trademarked Balsamic Blast beverage made up of carbonated water and balsamic vinegar. As Charmaine points out, people often associate balsamic with salad dressings, but the product is far more versatile. “You can use balsamic in Greek yogurt, smoothies, ice cream — it’s like a high-end dessert,” she says. To showcase the product’s versatility, let the team show you how easy it is to change a healthy snack (air-popped popcorn) into many healthy, tasty flavours by adding different flavoured olive oils. “If you REALLY want butter on your popcorn, we have you covered!” laughs Charmaine. OLiV Moose Jaw even stocks butter-flavoured Extra Virgin Olive Oil! “Now there’s a heart-healthy alternative for you!” Extra virgin olive oil is high in unsaturated fats, promoting good cholesterol and lowering bad cholesterol. Studies have

linked it to cell rejuvenation as well as improvements in diabetes and blood pressure. A natural healing product, it was used historically for everything from diaper rash to sunburns to skin exfoliation (when mixed with brown sugar). Charmaine says she enjoys providing her guests with a healthy cooking option that is seemingly limitless with recipe possibilities. OLiV Tasting Room has become a tourist destination in Moose Jaw with tour groups booked in advance to visit. “We don’t sell the product; the product sells itself. We sell the experience,” says Charmaine. As for local guests, with so many pairing options of the various oils and vinegars, the tasting adventure is always new. “Every time you come in,” says Charmaine, “your experience will change. What will remain the same is our dedication to customer service and world-class quality!”


So plan your next trip to Moose Jaw, and let the team from the OLiV Tasting Room provide you with an experience like no other!

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